Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy modified on 13 July 2019.

Who we are

Hey there, Nilla here. This is where I outline how we use any information submitted or gathered about you, and what your and our rights are when using imageearthtravel.com (Website) and any associated Apps, operated by Image Earth Travel based in Brisbane, Australia.

Our online privacy practices are governed by the laws of Australia. By using any of the imageearthtravel.com online services, you understand and agree that any information you submit or is gathered about you will be transmitted to and stored in Australia.

Please take a few minutes to read through this Privacy Policy so you understand how your data helps to make this Website a great resource, but also what you’re agreeing to whilst using imageearthtravel.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

  1. Personal data is information that can be used to identify you such as your name, IP address, and email address. As a business, this is how we collect personal data from you:
    • Your email address through Opt-In To Email – we will always ask you for consent first
    • Submitting questions or comments through the Contact Form (name, email address, question/comment)
  2. The Purpose of Processing Your Personal Data is to provide you with new travel information and tips available on Image Earth Travel.
  3. Legal Basis Do We Have For Collecting and Processing Your Information?
    Websites must have a legal basis for collecting information from individuals located in the European Union. Our legal basis for each of the ways we collect information from you is as above. Please note where consent forms the basis, you can withdraw consent at any time by opting out of any email message using the “unsubscribe” link.“Legitimate interests” for processing your personal information exist where you submit the information with an expectation that it will be processed and there is no undue impact on you. If you disagree or have questions, please contact us and we will cease the processing of your data under this legal basis.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the Website, we collect the data displayed in the comments field, the visitor’s IP address, and browser-user agent-string to help spam detection. This information is not displayed publicly and we do not share it with any third-parties.

Anything you contribute to the website becomes property of Image Earth Travel.

Contact form

When visitors use our contact form, we collect the data shown in the comments field, visitor’s IP address, and browser-user agent-string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it – read the Gravatar service Privacy Policy for more information.

Cookies and similar technologies

Similar to other websites, our Website uses a standard technology named “Cookies”. These are pieces of information that may be placed on your computer by a service for the purpose of facilitating and enhancing your communication and interaction with that service. Many services use cookies for these purposes.

We may use cookies (and similar items such as clear gifs, web beacons, tags, etc.) on our Website to customise your visit and for other purposes to make your visit more convenient or to enable us to enhance our Website. We may also use and place cookies (and similar items) on your computer from our third-party service providers in connection with the Service, such as an analytics provider that helps us manage and analyse Website usage, as described more fully below. In addition, our advertisers and business partners may set cookies and similar items on your computer when you use our Service.

You may stop or restrict the placement of cookies on your computer or flush them from your browser by adjusting your web browser preferences, in which case you may still use our Website, but it may interfere with some of its functionality. Cookies and similar items are not used by us to automatically retrieve personally identifiable information from your computer without your knowledge.

If you delete your cookies, change browsers, or use a different cookie, our cookie (or an opt-out cookie) may no longer work and you will have to re-input (or opt-out) again.

Third-party Use of Cookies

Some content or applications, including advertisements, on the Website are served by third-parties, including advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers, and application providers. These third parties may use cookies alone or in conjunction with web beacons or other tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use our Website. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content.

We do not control third-party tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.

Opt-out of Cookies

To prevent the setting of cookies, adjust the settings on your browser, which is explained in your browser’s Help. You can also opt-out of tracking by many companies using cookies, via the Network Advertising Initiative Consumer Opt-Out.

Statistics

This Website uses WordPress Stats, which is a trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the Website and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as the pages that you visit on the Website so we can continue to produce engaging content.

Security

The security of your personally identifiable information is very important to us.

When we collect your personally identifiable information online, we use reasonable efforts to protect it from unauthorised access. However, due to the inherent open nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that your personally identifiable information will be completely free from unauthorised access by third-parties such as hackers and your use of our Website demonstrates your assumption of this risk.

We have put in place reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard the information we collect. Only those employees who need access to your information in order to perform their duties are authorised to have access to your personally identifiable information. For more information on protecting your privacy, see the Privacy Act.

Affiliate Programs

If this Website engages in affiliate marketing, this is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie is placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.

Image Earth Travel is a participant in Booking.com and Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, which are affiliate advertising programs designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees.

As part of these programs, the Website posts customised links, provided by Booking.com and Amazon, to track referrals to their websites and utilises cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.

Ads

This Website uses third-party advertising companies such as WordPress WordAds, which serve content and advertisements whilst you visit the Website, and may use cookies. No personally identifiable information is shared with the Website’s ad providers.

Occasionally, the Website may engage in re-marketing efforts with third-party companies, such as Google, or Facebook, to market the Website. These companies use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the Website.

GDPR Information

If you are within the European Union, you are entitled to certain information and have certain rights under the General Data Protection Regulation, including:

  • Opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails or notify us at nillasphotos@gmail.com to be removed from our mailing list.
  • Access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to nillasphotos@gmail.com.
  • Contact nillasphotos@gmail.com to amend or update your personal information.
  • Submit a request to nillasphotos@gmail.com to erase or forget your personal data.

We will retain any information you choose to provide to us until the earliest of:

  • You request us to delete the information.
  • Our decision to cease using our existing data providers.
  • We decide that the value in retaining the data is outweighed by the costs of retaining it.

You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority that has jurisdiction over issues related to the General Data Protection Regulation.

We require only the information that is reasonably required to enter into a contract with you. We will not require you to provide consent for any unnecessary processing as a condition of entering into a contract with us.

Your Disclosures in Other Social Media

You should be aware that personally identifiable information which you voluntarily include and transmit online on the Website or in a publicly accessible blog, chat room, social media platform or otherwise online, or that you share in an open forum such as an in-person panel or survey, may be viewed and used by others without any restrictions.

We are unable to control such uses of your personally identifiable information, and by using the Website or any other online services you assume the risk that the personally identifiable information provided by you may be viewed and used by third parties for any number of purposes.

If you login to the Website through your Facebook account, connect to a third-party service such as Facebook or Twitter through an icon, or link on the Website or otherwise link your Image Earth Travel account with a third-party service, this may share the contents of your post and associated information (such as your user name, the fact that your connection originated from the Website, and other relevant usage and diagnostic information) with such third-party.

With your one-time consent, we may also send information about the content you watch and your activities on the Website to such third-parties. Once such information is shared, the use of your information will be subject to that service’s privacy policy and this Privacy Policy will not apply.

How long we retain your data

If you register on our Website (if any), we also store the personal information provided in your user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or used the contact form, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you provided to us.

You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

How we protect your data

Image Earth Travel will not knowingly sell, trade, or rent your personal information to others. We do not automatically log personal data nor do we link information automatically logged by other means with personal data about specific individuals.

An IP address may be used to compile and provide statistics about visitors, traffic patterns, and to administer the Website – IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. Only personal data that volunteer while using our services is collected and do not collect information about our visitors from other sources, such as public records or bodies, or private organisations.

Changes

From time to time, we may change, modify, add, or remove portions from this Image Earth Travel Privacy Policy. The revised date displays at the top of this policy page.

Although, if at any time in the future we plan to use personally identifiable information in a way that materially differs from this Privacy Policy, including sharing such information with more third parties, we will post such changes here and provide you with the opportunity to opt-out of these differing uses.

Your continued use of the Website following the posting of any changes to this Privacy Policy means you accept such changes.

Contact Information

For questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy, reach us at:

Image Earth Travel
PO Box 15331
City East, QLD, 4002
Australia

Or alternatively, contact us here.

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