Hello, and thank you for visiting Eryn On Earth! I hope you enjoy my travel stories and our photography from around the world. To provide you with the content that we do, we collect some of your personal information. 

 

This Privacy Policy ("Policy") can help you understand how Eryn On Earth ("us", "we", or "our") collects and uses your data on http://www.erynonearth.com ("Site"). This includes Personal Data that you, as a User accessing this Site (collectively, "Users", "you", or "your"), submit to us when signing up for our newsletters as well as data that is collected automatically. Please ensure that you read, understand, and agree with this Policy. 

What Data We Collect & How We Collect It

Information you directly provide us: Personal Data is any information that relates to or identifies you as an individual such as your first and last names and email address. We collect and process your Personal Data when you sign up for our newsletter, leave a comment, or contact us via email or contact form submission. 

Information collected automatically: Usage Data is information that is collected automatically when you access the Site, such as information that your browser sends. This can include your Internet protocol (IP) address connecting your device to the Internet, browser type, device type, referring website, pages of this Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, your device's location based on your IP address, and other statistical data. Usage Data is not personally identifiable.

 

Information collected by cookies: Usage Data may be collected through the use of cookies and similar tracking technologies. You can find more information about how cookies are used on this Site in the Cookies section below.

Why We Collect Your Data

 

We collect and use your data for the following reasons:

  • To operate and maintain the Site

  • To contact you and respond to inquiries you make through emails or comments

  • To send you newsletters by email with updates about the Site

  • To track analytics on the Site and monitor how it is used so that we can improve it

  • To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity

How We Store & Share Your Data

 

We store and share your data with third-party service providers to host the Site, allow user commenting, and track analytics. We only share your information with the third parties listed below. Please note that each third party is governed by their own practices and privacy policies which are also respectively linked below.

  • Wix.com: The Wix.com online platform hosts this Site. Wix.com is what allows us to build and run this Site, so your data is stored in Wix.com's databases and applications. Wix.com's privacy policy can be viewed here.

  • Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to track analytics and other statistical Usage Data. Google's privacy policy can be viewed here.

  • Comments by CodeMagic LTD: Comments by CodeMagic LTD is what enables user commenting on blog posts on this Site. Code Magic LTD's privacy policy can be viewed here.

When you make comments on blog posts on this Site, your personal information is additionally shared with other Users of this Site. When you post a comment, your comment along with your name and profile photo that you provided will be publicly viewable on the webpage of the blog post. Your email address will not be published.

While your privacy and the security of your information are extremely important to us, please remember that as with anything online, there are always risks involved in sharing and storing personal information. Hence, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your data.

Retaining Your Data

We will retain your personal information for as long as is required by the purposes described in this Policy. For example, if you are a subscriber to our newsletter, we will store your details until you choose to opt-out and indicate you no longer want to receive newsletter emails.

Communications

We may use your personal information to contact you in the following ways:

Emails and comments: When you send us an email or make a comment on a blog post, we use your email address to reply and/or respond to your inquiry. We will then store your message and our reply for further communications. Beyond our direct correspondence, we will never send any marketing or other unsolicited messages to your email address. 

Newsletter emails: When you subscribe to our newsletter and accept to receive updates about our blog, we use your name and email address to provide you with those updates. You can end your subscription at any time by clicking on the "Unsubscribe" link found at the bottom of each email. ​

Your Rights

In some regions such as the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain rights under applicable data protection laws. This may include the rights to: 

  • Access copies of your personal information

  • Ask us to correct any information that you believe is incorrect and complete information you believe is incomplete

  • Ask us to erase or delete your data under certain conditions

  • Ask us to restrict the processing of your data under certain conditions

  • Object to our processing of your data under certain conditions

  • Ask us to transfer the data we have collected to another organization or directly to you under certain conditions

If you would like to make any such requests, please contact us.

Cookies

This Site uses cookies and similar tracking technologies to operate certain aspects of the Site and to track analytics about how you use it. Cookies are small data files that your browser places on your device when you visit websites, and may be placed by the third parties we share your data with.

You have the option to accept, decline, or modify your cookie settings through the cookie banner that appears when you first visit the Site. Most web browsers will also enable you to adjust your cookie settings. When you first visit the Site, only essential cookies essential to the Site's functioning will be loaded. Other cookies and similar tracking technologies such as those for marketing and analytical purposes will only be loaded when you indicate your consent through the cookie banner. Please note that disabling cookies may prevent some parts of the Site from working properly. 

 

To learn more about cookies, you can visit All About Cookies.org.

Children's Privacy

We do not knowingly collect any information from children under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian and believe that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we may remove it.

Links to Other Websites

This Site may contain links to other websites that are not operated by us. When you click on third-party links, you will be directed to third-party websites which are governed by their own policies and practices. We have no control over and are not responsible for the policies and practices of such third-party sites. 

Updates to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify our Policy at any time at our discretion, so please review it frequently to stay updated with it. All new updates to the Policy will be posted on this page where you can review the changes made. Any revisions made to the Policy will take effect immediately upon their posting on the Site. When we make updates to the Policy, the "Last Updated" date found at the bottom of the page will accordingly be revised.

Contact

If you have questions or concerns regarding the Policy described on this page, please contact us by

Last Updated: January 16, 2022