Privacy and Disclosure Policy

Privacy Policy

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Who we are

We are Matt and Kenz from Rhode Island. Our website address is: https://rhodetrippers.com. Contact us via email at kenz@rhodetrippers.com or snail-mail, P.O. 734 Bethel, AK 99559.

 Our site is also represented on the following social media platforms:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

When you sign up for a downloadable product (free or paid) we collect only your email address using our email provider service Mailerlite.com. This will be used to subscribe you to our weekly informational newsletter on topics in the international TEFL field. Your email address will be stored until you choose to “unsubscribe.” If you want to have your email removed, just click “unsubscribe” at the bottom of any email from kenz@rhodetrippers.com and you will be permanently and immediately deleted from our subscriber list (unless you later choose to re-subscribe). If you just want to change your contact information, first remove your current email address from our list by clicking “unsubscribe” at the bottom of any email from us, then subscribe with your new email via our homepage on rhodetrippers.com. 

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Media.net

  • Media.net is a third-party vendor and ad network serving ads onRhodeTrippers.com.
  • Third party vendors, including Media.net, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to RhodeTrippers.com or other websites.
  • Media.net’s use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to our users based on their visit toRhodeTrippers.com and/or other sites on the Internet.
  • Users may opt out of the use of cookies for personalized advertising by contacting Media.net.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

We use Google Analytics to track date for our site. You can opt-out from Analytics tracking by downloading and activating the following browser-extension provided by Google: Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. You can read about Google Analytics own privacy policy here: Google Privacy and Terms. 

Who we share your data with

Your email address is stored with our automated email provider, MailerLite.com until you choose to “unsubscribe.” This can be done by simply clicking the “unsubscribe” button at the bottom of any of our emails from kenz@rhodetrippers.com. After unsubscribing, your contact information will be permanently and immediately deleted.

How long we retain your data

Your email address will be stored until you choose to “unsubscribe.” This can be done by simply clicking the “unsubscribe” button at the bottom of any of our emails from kenz@rhodetrippers.com. After unsubscribing, your contact information will be permanently and immediately deleted.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their 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 have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have 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.

Where we send your data

Your email address is stored with our automated email provider, MailerLite.com until you choose to “unsubscribe.” This can be done by simply clicking the “unsubscribe” button at the bottom of any of our emails from kenz@rhodetrippers.com. After unsubscribing, your contact information will be permanently and immediately deleted.

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Any specific questions regarding the protection of your personal information can be submitted to kenz@rhodetrippers.com.

Additional information

How we protect your data

At Rhode Trippers, we only collect and save your email address. If you want to have your email removed, just click “unsubscribe” at the bottom of any email from kenz@rhodetrippers.com and you will be permanently and immediately deleted. If you just want to change your contact information, first remove your current email address from our list by clicking “unsubscribe” at the bottom of any email from us, then subscribe with your new email via our homepage on rhodetrippers.com. 

What data breach procedures we have in place

In the event of any data breach from our servers or third party providers, we will contact all concerned parties within 72 hours and follow up with any details if required.

What third parties we receive data from

None.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

If you choose to download a free or purchased product from RhodeTrippers.com, your email will be sorted according to which branch of our site you chose: Dreaming of a job abroad, Planning for a job abroad, or Working abroad. This may influence the specific marketing emails you receive. 

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

None.

Plugin: Beaver Builder 

In terms of GDPR, Beaver Builder products do not collect any personal information from your users. However some modules such as videos and maps might need you to update your privacy policy accordingly.

Source: Akismet 

We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).

Plugin: Smush

Note: Smush does not interact with end users on your website. The only input option Smush has is to a newsletter subscription for site admins only. If you would like to notify your users of this in your privacy policy, you can use the information below.

Smush sends images to the WPMU DEV servers to optimize them for web use. This includes the transfer of EXIF data. The EXIF data will either be stripped or returned as it is. It is not stored on the WPMU DEV servers.

Smush uses a third-party email service (Drip) to send informational emails to the site administrator. The administrator’s email address is sent to Drip and a cookie is set by the service. Only administrator information is collected by Drip.

 

Disclosure Policy

This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me. This blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.

This blog abides by word of mouth marketing standards. We believe in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.

The owner of this blog may be compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though the owner of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the bloggers’ own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

This blog may contain content which might present a conflict of interest. This content will always be identified.