We value and respect everyone's right to privacy. We don't collect any more data than we need, and we do not share data with anyone else. We do not display ads. We do not use any of your data for marketing or advertising purposes.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
Only when visitors leaves a comment on on site via our contact form, we collect the data shown in the comment form or the data sent to us by email, and also the visitor's IP address associated the form or email. This information is deleted once it is processed and is no longer needed.
We have open-source Matome software installed. We do not track people across their devices and across websites and apps that they visit. There is no way to know whether the same person visits this site from more than one device or visits another website. Our objective is to track overall trends in this website's traffic, and it is not to track individual visitors. We don't use tracking cookies or web beacons, we don't generate any persistent identifiers, and we don't collect or store any personal or identifiable data other than that which is voluntarily given to us via our comment form or email. All of the data that we do collect is aggregated data only, and it has no personal information.
Third-party links and content
We display links to third-party websites. These have their independent privacy policies, and we have no responsibility or liability for their content or activities.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We comply with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We, therefore, will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
Children's Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We never collect or maintain information at our website from those we know are under 18, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 18.
Information for European Union Customers
By using our website and providing your information, you authorize us to collect, use, and store your information outside of the European Union.
International Transfers of Information
Information may be processed, stored, and used outside of the country in which you are located. Data privacy laws vary across jurisdictions, and different laws may apply to your data depending on where it is processed, stored, or used.
Changes to this policy
We, the owners of PostcardsFromTheRoad.US, created this website so we could document our travels and share this information with others.
These Website Standard Terms And Conditions (these "Terms" or these "Website Standard Terms And Conditions") contained herein on this webpage, shall govern your use of this website, including all pages within this website collectively referred to herein below as this "Website"). These Terms apply in full force and effect to your use of this Website and by using this Website, you expressly accept all terms and conditions contained herein in full. You must not use this Website, if you have any objection to any of these Website Standard Terms And Conditions.
This Website is not for use by any minors (defined as those who are not at least 18 years of age), and you must not use this Website if you a minor.
2. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
Other than content you own, which you may have opted to include on this Website in the comment sections, under these Terms, PostcardsFromTheRoad.US and/or its licensors own all rights to the intellectual property and material contained in this Website, and all such rights are reserved. You are granted a limited license only, subject to the restrictions provided in these Terms, for purposes of viewing the material contained on this Website.
You are expressly and emphatically restricted from all of the following:
• publishing any Website material in any media, including the use of hotlinks (inline linking);
• selling, sublicensing and/or otherwise commercializing any Website material;
• publicly performing and/or showing any Website material;
• using this Website in any way that is, or may be, damaging to this Website;
• using this Website in any way that impacts user access to this Website;
• using this Website contrary to applicable laws and regulations, or in a way that causes, or may cause, harm to the Website, or to any person or business entity;
• engaging in any data mining, data harvesting, data extracting or any other similar activity in relation to this Website, or while using this Website;
• using this Website to engage in any advertising or marketing;
Certain areas of this Website are restricted from access by you and PostcardsFromTheRoad.US may further restrict access by you to any areas of this Website, at any time, in its sole and absolute discretion. Any user ID and password you may have for this Website are confidential and you must maintain confidentiality of such information.
4. YOUR CONTENT
In these Website Standard Terms And Conditions, "Your Content" shall mean any audio, video, text, images or other material you choose to display on this Website. With respect to Your Content, by displaying it, you grant PostcardsFromTheRoad.US a non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free, sublicensable license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute it in any and all media. Your Content must be your own and must not be infringing on any third party's rights. PostcardsFromTheRoad.US reserves the right to remove any of Your Content from this Website at any time, and for any reason, without notice.
5. NO WARRANTIES
This Website is provided "as is," with all faults, and PostcardsFromTheRoad.US makes no express or implied representations or warranties, of any kind related to this Website or the materials contained on this Website. Additionally, nothing contained on this Website shall be construed as providing consult or advice to you.
6. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
In no event shall PostcardsFromTheRoad.US, nor any of its owners, be liable to you for anything arising out of or in any way connected with your use of this Website, whether such liability is under contract, tort or otherwise, and PostcardsFromTheRoad.US, including its owners shall not be liable for any indirect, consequential or special liability arising out of or in any way related to your use of this Website.
You hereby indemnify to the fullest extent PostcardsFromTheRoad.US from and against any and all liabilities, costs, demands, causes of action, damages and expenses (including reasonable attorney's fees) arising out of or in any way related to your breach of any of the provisions of these Terms.
If any provision of these Terms is found to be unenforceable or invalid under any applicable law, such unenforceability or invalidity shall not render these Terms unenforceable or invalid as a whole, and such provisions shall be deleted without affecting the remaining provisions herein.
9. VARIATION OF TERMS
PostcardsFromTheRoad.US is permitted to revise these Terms at any time as it sees fit, and by using this Website you are expected to review such Terms on a regular basis to ensure you understand all terms and conditions governing use of this Website.
PostcardsFromTheRoad.US shall be permitted to assign, transfer, and subcontract its rights and/or obligations under these Terms without any notification or consent required. However, you shall not be permitted to assign, transfer, or subcontract any of your rights and/or obligations under these Terms.