Privacy Policy

by BPK

It is our policy at PackYourBags.org to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website. This Privacy Policy applies to https://www.packyourbags.org/ (hereinafter, “the Website”,”us”, “we”, or “https://www.packyourbags.org/”). We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting personally identifiable information you may provide us through the Website. We have adopted this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) to explain what information may be collected on our Website, how we use this information, and under what circumstances we may disclose the information to third parties. This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect through the Website and does not apply to our collection of information from other sources.

This Privacy Policy, together with the Terms & Conditions posted on our Website, set forth the general rules and policies governing your use of our Website. Depending on your activities when visiting our Website, you may be required to agree to additional terms and conditions.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, PackYourBags.org collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. PackYourBags.org’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how PackYourBags.org’s visitors use its website. From time to time, PackYourBags.org may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website. PackYourBags.org also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on https://www.packyourbags.org/ blog posts. PackYourBags.org only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to PackYourBags.org’s websites choose to interact with PackYourBags.org in ways that require PackYourBags.org to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that PackYourBags.org gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog at https://www.packyourbags.org/ to provide a username and email address.

Children’s Information

The Website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children’s under the age of 13 . If a parent or guardian believes that the Website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 13 in its database, please contact us immediately at letsgo[at]packyourbags.org and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Newsletters

You may subscribe to our Newsletter through PackYourBags.org. This Newsletter may be used for advertising purposes. All Newsletters may contain tracking pixels embedded in emails which allows an analysis of our online marketing campaigns. With the aid of these tracking pixels, we may see if and when you open an email and which links of the email you click. This allows us to adapt our future content to the interest of the user and will not be passed on to third parties.

Rights Related to Your Personal Information

At any time, you may ask us to:

Opt Out – You may opt out of future email communication by following the unsubscribe links in our emails.

Access – You may request access to the personal information we have about you.

Amend – You may request to amend or update your personal information.

Forget – You may request, in certain situations, that we erase or forget your personal data. This does not include any data we are obligated to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

If you wish to make any of the above requests, please contact us here.

Security

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Links To External Sites

Our Service may contain links to external sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy and terms and conditions of every site you visit. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.

Aggregated Statistics

PackYourBags.org may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. PackYourBags.org may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, PackYourBags.org does not disclose your personally-identifying information.

Affiliate Disclosure

This site may use affiliate links from time to time and may earn a commission from certain links. This does not affect your purchases or the price you may pay.

Cookies

To enrich and perfect your online experience, PackYourBags.org uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising (if any) and store your preferences on your computer.

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. PackYourBags.org uses cookies to help PackYourBags.org identify and track visitors, their usage of https://www.packyourbags.org/, and their website access preferences. PackYourBags.org visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using PackYourBags.org’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of PackYourBags.org’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

By continuing to navigate our website without changing your cookie settings, you hereby acknowledge and agree to PackYourBags.org’s use of cookies.

Third Party Service Providers

The Website currently uses the following third-party service providers:

Google Analytics – we use this service to track Website usage, user actions on our Website. The only information it may capture is your IP address.

Mail Chimp– we use this service to email your our Newsletter and any email communication. For the purpose of delivering such communication to you, we store your name and email address. Please refer to Mail Chimp’s privacy policy for further information.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, PackYourBags.org may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in PackYourBags.org’s sole discretion. PackYourBags.org encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Contact Information

At any time, please contact us at letsgo[at]packyourbags.org if you have questions regarding this Privacy Policy. 

Sensitive Personal Information

At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to the Website. This includes your social security number, information regarding race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, health information, criminal background, or trade union memberships. If you elect to submit such information to us, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy.

Last updated: October 15, 2021