At Tour Talk Media, your privacy is very important. As with any website that needs to function properly, certain personal identifiable information is collected and stored during your visit as you interacting with the site, information is also collected when commenting or entering giveaways, please see details below. For more information or if you have any questions or concerns feel free to contact us at TourTalk Media@gmail.com
Data Collected and Used
Interacting with the site in the following ways will lead to some personal identifiable data being collected and stored by this site. The following data is automatically collected and stored during your visit:
When commenting on any post or page the following information is collected and stored: commenter’s name, email address, and site URL (if provided to the comment form), submission date/time, and IP address.
If you decide to comment on any post or page while logged into and using a WordPress account or social media account, e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Google+ your user ID on that account as well website url (if available) will also be collected.
This blog has Akismet anti spam enabled and the following is sent to Akismet for the sole purpose of spam checking: commenter’s name, email address, site URL, IP address, and user agent.
When using the contact form the following is collected: commenter’s name, email address and url (if available) as well as the content of the comment.
When signing up to follow this blog your email is collected and stored. Following the blog will send you regular emails when new posts are released on this blog. You will not receive any other emails except these and they are free to cancel and unfollow at any time.
Your data will not be shared or sold to any third parties except in compliance with law authorities. You will not be contacted via email at any time, except in receiving updates as detailed above, unless you have expressly requested to be contacted in this way via the contact form or emailing directly to email@example.com.
When emailing us via direct email or via the contact form on the contact page of this blog, all information in addition to your name, email and url address will be kept private and confidential and will only be used to directly respond to you via email. Any additional information you provide while contacting me will not be shared with any third parties and will be deleted after a reasonable period of time.
This site has cookies enabled by default. Cookies are small pieces of data that are stored on your computer/browser when visiting this website. You are free to disable cookies and do not have to consent to their use, however, this website requires cookies to be enabled to function properly. When commenting on this blog the comment author’s name, email address, and site URL (if provided during the comment submission) are stored in cookies. For more information on what cookies are and how to control cookie usage please click here
This blog uses Google Analytics. A free service which provides general analytical information of all users activities including country location of users and which links are clicked and any search terms which may be used while looking on the website or entering the website via certain search engines. This information provides us with general details of where blog users come from and which posts/pages are most viewed. These general statistics of where blog visitors originate and which posts/pages are most clicked may be shared however they will not be identified to specific persons or accounts.
Your Safety & Rights to data control
You are free to know what personal data is collected and ask for its deletion if you wish. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for this.
Data Protection of Minors
This blog is free to view by all ages and minors (children below the age of 18) may choose to interact with this site. It is not the intention of Tour Talk Media to collect personal information of those below the age of 18. There should be consent from a parent/guardian. If you are a parent/guardian of a minor who’s data has been collected and wish for it to be removed you are free to email email@example.com to request this.
Competitions/giveaways held on this blog will require users participating to provide names and email addresses to enter. Details of individual competitions/giveaways will be included on the relevant blog posts as well as be included in the rules of that competition/giveaway. By entering you consenting to be contacted via the email you have used to enter. If entering via a third party such as Facebook this email address will be the one you registered with that third party.
Winners may be required to provide mailing addresses (where the prize is a physical item as opposed to a digital item) which may be shared with third parties if that prize is to be sent by the third party and not by us (i.e. an author will be sending the book rather than us sending it). In these cases it will be made clear in the competition rules that a third party will have access to such information. Winners names/user IDs may also be used in subsequent blog posts to identify the winner of the competition/giveaway. All information provided to us via any competition/giveaway will be kept until a valid winner is identified and contacted then all information of all entrants will be deleted.
Tour Talk Media is not responsible for the storing and subsequent deleting of any information passed onto third parties during competitions/giveaways. Tour Talk Media is also not responsible for any information sent to and stored on the third party holding site.
Changes to Policy