Effective: 28 April 2022
Who we are
Personal Data– any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.
Processing – any operation or set of operations which is performed on Personal Data or on sets of Personal Data.
Data subject – a natural person whose Personal Data is being Processed.
Child – a natural person under 18 years of age.
We/us (either capitalized or not) – Bucket List Travellers.
Disclosure of Information
Bucket List Travellers will not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to others. We do not automatically log personal, identifiable data nor do we link information automatically logged by other means with personal data about specific individuals.
Information that we collect from you
Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website
We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment, subscribing to our newsletter, or emailing us directly.
Please note by posting a comment on this Site you consent to the posting of any Personal Information that you provide. You should be aware that such Personal Information can be read, collected, or used by other visitors to these public areas. We have no control over how these visitors use your Personal Information.
You may also choose to link your Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Google Account and as such users may see your username, avatar, profile description and website information.
Automatically Collected Information
We do automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as links clicked.
We may use IP addresses to compile and provide aggregate statistics about our visitors, traffic patterns, and administer the site. This statistical information may also be related to third parties, including but not limited to Google Analytics, Google Webmaster Console, ConvertKit, Amazon Affiliate Program and other affiliate programs we are members of.
IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. We collect only the personal data that you may volunteer while using our services. We do not collect information about our visitors from other sources, such as public records or bodies, or private organisations.
Bucket List Travellers may release account information when such release is reasonably necessary to comply with the law; enforce the terms of any of our user agreements; or protect the rights, property, and safety of Bucket List Travellers, the users of its site, or others.
Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy
Protecting the privacy of the young children is important to us. For that reason, Bucket List Travellers does not collect or maintain information on our site from those we actually know are under 18, and no part of our site is structured to attract anyone under 18.
If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 18 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 18, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the Website. The purpose of cookies is to provide you with a more personalised experience on the Website. We may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted. For example, 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.
How We Use Your Information
We use personal information collected via our Website for a variety of business purposes described below. We process your personal information for these purposes in reliance on our legitimate business interests (“Business Purposes”), in order to enter into or perform a contract with you (“Contractual”), with your consent (“Consent”), and/or for compliance with our legal obligations (“Legal Reasons”).
- We may process the information we collect from you in the following ways:
- To personalise your experience on the Website and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested;
- To identify you as a user of the Website;
- To continuously improve our website in order to better serve you;
- To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature;
- To send you promotional information, such as newsletters. Each email promotion will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings;
- To respond to your comments or inquiries;
- To track and measure advertising on the Website;
- To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorised or illegal activity;
- To operate and maintain the Website.
How long we keep your data
When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymize it, or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.
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.
Third Party Use of Information
We may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your information. Additionally, the Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website.
If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly. Except when required by law, we will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent.
Third Party Links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies.
We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Embedded Content From Other Websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.) from sites such as YouTube and Instagram. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
The Website may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions. Bucket List Travellers is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and links to Amazon.com. As part of this Amazon Associates program, the Website will post customized links, provided by Amazon, to track the referrals to their website. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.
We do our best to keep your personal data safe and will do everything we reasonably can to prevent security breaches and to assist authorities should any breaches occur. However, please also remember that we cannot guarantee that the internet itself is 100% secure. We commercially reasonable methods to ensure the security of the information you provide to us and the information we collect automatically. This includes using standard security protocols and working only with reputable third-party vendors. Bucket List Travellers monitor their site traffic and for unauthorised activity using software programs for the purpose identifying vulnerabilities and preventing attacks. Email is not recognized as a secure medium of communication. For this reason, we request that you do not send private information to us by email. However, doing so is allowed, but at your own risk.
Rights Related To Your Personal Information
We aspire to comply to the fullest extent possible with applicable data protection regulations, in particular the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) and ePrivacy Directive, where applicable. There 8 key user rights under GDPR are as follows:
- The right to be informed
- The right of access
- The right to rectification
- The right to erasure
- The right to restrict processing
- The right to data portability
- The right to object
- Rights related to automated decision-making and profiling
If we are relying on your consent to process your personal information, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Please note however that this will not affect the lawfulness of the processing before its withdrawal.
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for record-keeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.
European Economic Area Residents
If you are resident in the European Economic Area and you believe we are unlawfully processing your personal information, you also have the right to complain to your local data protection supervisory authority. You can find their contact details here:
If you are a resident of California, you are granted specific rights regarding access to your personal information, according to the California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law. This law permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us at email@example.com.
If you are under 18 years of age, reside in California, and have a registered account with the Website, you have the right to request removal of unwanted data that you publicly post on the Website. To request removal of such data, please contact us using the contact information provided below, and include the email address associated with your account and a statement that you reside in California. We will make sure the data is not publicly displayed on the Website, but please be aware that the data may not be completely or comprehensively removed from our systems.
Sensitive Personal Information