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All content provided on The Road Reel is for informational purposes only. We make no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information and will not be liable for any errors or omissions in this information nor for the availability of this information. Places close down, trails get washed out and railway companies
change their schedules – even The Lonely Planet or Rough Guides can’t keep up! If you discover any of our posts has run out of date, feel free to send up an
update, other The Road Reel readers will appreciate it. The Road Reel will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages from the display or use of this information.
BLOG COMMENTS POLICY
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As an affiliate, The Road Reel will only ever recommend products and services that we feel are of high quality and helpful to our readers.
The Website engages 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.
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Occasionally posts on this site will include links to other websites for which the owner of this blog has received a one-off payment, otherwise called a sponsored post. We value your trust, so although paid for, these articles will only ever contain our true, unbiased opinion.
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We will retain any information you choose to provide to us until the earliest of: (a) you asking us to delete the information, (b) our decision
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WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT
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We do not seek sensitive personal information such as your race, political beliefs, religion, political associations, sexual preference, or genetic information.
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HOW YOUR INFORMATION MAY BE USED
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THIRD-PARTY USE OF PERSONAL 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. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies. This Website currently uses the following third-party service providers:
Google Analytics – this service tracks Website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics. We have anonymized
our Google Analytics data and never look at non-aggregated data.
Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Website, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.
We may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by 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, to provide you
SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION
If you leave a comment, certain information (your name as you provide it) may be publicly visible, however, your email address will not be. We will not contact you using your email as this goes against GDPR regulations, so if you wish to be contacted by The Road Reel, please contact us directly. Please do not request that we contact you in the comments. At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to the Website. This includes your sensitive personally identifiable information, identification or documentation numbers,
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VIEW, EDIT OR DELETE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
You have the right to view, edit or delete the personal data we have collected about you. Furthermore, you have the right to withdraw consent or to object to the processing of your personal data. And you have the right to data portability: this means that you can request that we send you, or another organization named by you, the personal data that we have about you in a computer file. Requests to view, edit, delete or port your personal data, and withdrawals of consent can be sent to [email protected].
YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS
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