Below you will find information on what kind of data we collect and how we use it. We always comply with applicable data protection laws, and especially the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
If you use this website, various pieces of personal data, i.e. all information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person, will be collected.
1. Name and contact details
This website belongs to and is managed by the following person, which is also responsible for the data protection:
The website address is: https://salty-travels.com
In case of any inquiries regarding data protection please feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. What personal data do we collect and why we collect it
The data processing takes place on the basis of our predominant legitimate interests mentioned below in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.f GDPR, Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR.
Data collected automatically
When accessing our website, your device automatically transmits data (such as URL of the page accessed, date and time, referrer, browser type and browser version, operating system used, host name of the accessing computer, IP address) for technical reasons. The following data will be stored in a log file (server log). We collect these data to ensure the security and proper operation of our website. These data will not be combined with data from other sources.
Contact form and email
When you send us inquiries by email, contact form or other means we process your personal data. We will save your details, such as first name and last name, email address or other provided contact details, your message, and use it to process the request.
To enable the operation of our website we use the web hosting services from home.pl, ul. Zbożowa 4 70-653 Szczecin, which processes personal data, that is necessary to provide our online presence, on our behalf.
Comments and likes
On our website, you have the possibility to write comments under the blog articles published on our website and to like them by clicking the heart icon. The use of this function is of course voluntary. If you use it, we collect the data you have entered in order to make it accessible to other visitors of our website.
“Cookies” are small files that are saved on your device with the help of your internet browser. The cookies used by us are known as “session cookies”. These cookies are required to save certain technical data during your visit to our website.
You can revoke your consent at any time by using the Google browser plug-in to opt-out of the collection of data by Google.
Due to the activation of Google signals for this website, Google Analytics will collect visitation information and associate it with Google information from accounts of signed-in users who have consented to this association for the purpose of ads personalisation. This Google information may include end-user location, search history, YouTube history and data from sites that partner with Google – and is used by Google to provide aggregated and anonymised insights into our visitors’ cross-device behaviours. These data may be accessed and/or deleted by end-users via My Activity.
We use Google Ads, Google Analytics Remarketing and Google DoubleClick. These services are offered by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Pkwy Mountain View, California 94043, USA. They help us manage and display our advertisements on different devices, based on your interests and activity on our website and other websites; this is known as interest-based advertising.
With your consent, Google can link your web and app trends with your Google account for this purpose. Thanks to that you can log in to your Google account on any end device and see the same personalized advertisements.
To provide this function, Google Analytics collects users’ Google-authenticated IDs, which are temporarily linked with our Google Analytics data, to define and create target groups for cross-device advertising.
You can opt out of ad personalization here.
If you subscribe to our newsletter, we store your email address so that we can send you the newsletter. We will not use your email address for any other purpose. You can unsubscribe from our newsletter at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the respective newsletter email.
We use MailChimp for sending our newsletter. It’s a newsletter management platform offered by The Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Suite 5000; Atlanta, GA 30308 USA. Data, such as the email addresses of newsletter recipients etc., are stored in the USA.
On our website, you can use the option of sharing our content on your social media profiles. If you want to use this function you have to first click on the social media icon. This will activate the sharing plugin for the respective social media platform, which, first then, will be processing your data, such as the IP address, date and time, URL address, browser and operating system information, etc.
Moreover, if you are logged into the respective social network while using any social media related functions on our site, the provider may recognize that you visited our site and assign the visit to your account.
3. Third-party content
On our website, you will also find third-party content. Your device may transmit certain technically necessary data to third-party providers. As far as personal data is processed, this is done on the basis of the data protection declarations of the respective third-party providers. We use third-party content to display corresponding content and to offer necessary functions.
It is a service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Pkwy Mountain View, California 94043, USA or, for users from the EU, of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
We integrate Google Fonts (service offered by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Pkwy Mountain View, California 94043, USA) into our website in order to display our website in an attractive and uniform manner. When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.
We integrate YouTube videos on our website. YouTube is a service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Pkwy Mountain View, California 94043, USA or, for users from the EU, of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
4. Links to third party websites
5. Security and SSL encryption
All your personal data is transferred in an encoded manner using the widely used and secure SSL encryption standard. You can recognize an encrypted connection in your browser’s address line when it changes from “http://” to “https://” and the lock icon is displayed in your browser’s address bar.
If SSL encryption is activated, the data you transfer to us cannot be read by third parties.
6. How long we retain your data
Data that we process based on your consent is stored until you withdraw your consent. Cookies are stored until the end of their lifetime, unless you delete them earlier. In all other cases, your personal data is stored until the end of the retention periods provided by law. Insofar as we need to retain data to protect ourselves against legal claims, this data will be stored until the end of the statutory limitation periods (usually three years).
7. What rights do you have over your data
You have the fundamental rights to request information, rectification, deletion, restriction, data portability, withdrawal of consent, and objection. In order to assert one of the above-mentioned rights, please write us an email at email@example.com.
If you believe that the processing of your data breaches data protection law or that your rights under data protection law have been infringed in any other way, you may file a complaint with the supervisory authority. In Austria, this is the Data Protection Authority (Datenschutzbehörde).
8. Revocation of consent
In many cases, data processing is only possible with your explicit consent. You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect by sending us an email to the above-mentioned address. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.
9. Additional information
There is no adequate decision about data protection by the EU Commission for the USA. Therefore, in case any data is transferred outside the European Union, we adhere to the standard data protection clauses approved by the EU Commission in accordance with Art. 46 Para. 2 lit. c GDPR.
Last updated: 20.11.2021