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Privacy Policy, Disclaimer and Terms & Conditions

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

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 If you discover any of our posts has run out of date, feel free to send up an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

Comments are very welcome and appreciated to be received from each and every one of you.  However, foul language or abuse will not be tolerated and as such, The Road Reel reserve the right to edit or delete any comments submitted to this blog without notice. Additionally, The Road Reel is not responsible or liable for any comments made by others on this blog.


COPYRIGHT

The content of this blog is covered by copyright and all words and photographs are the copyright of The Road Reel unless otherwise stated. If you would like to use any of our photography or republish our articles, please do get in touch and we’d be delighted to forward you our rates.


AFFILIATE DISCLAIMER

Some of the links on this blog/website are affiliate links, and if you purchase products or services through these links, we may get paid a small commission, the amount of which varies from product to product. This costs you absolutely nothing, but helps in the running costs of this blog so that we can keep putting out free content and help you plan your next trip and improve your photography skills. 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.

LINKS DISCLAIMER

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.

OUR MAILING LIST SUBSCRIBERS

Any information stored on our mailing list is solely kept for the distribution of The Road Reel’s posts, newsletters and online magazines. We do not share personal information with third-parties. Neither will we spam you with any sort of irrelevant unrelated to travel and photography information or excessive amount of emails.

GDPR Information

If you are within the European Union, you are entitled to certain information and have certain rights under the General Data Protection

Regulation. Those rights include:

  • You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at [email protected] to be removed from our mailing list.  
  • You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to [email protected]  
  • You may contact [email protected] to amend or update your personal information.   
  • You may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to [email protected]

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

to cease using our existing data providers, or (c) we decide that the value in retaining the data is outweighed by the costs of retaining it.

You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority that has jurisdiction over issues related to the General Data

Protection Regulation. We require only the information that is reasonably required to enter into a contract with you. We will not require you to provide consent for any unnecessary processing as a condition of entering into a contract with us.

PRIVACY POLICY

The Road Reel found at https://www.theroadreel.com/ (“TRR” or “Website” or “Site”) is governed by the following privacy policy (“Privacy

Policy”).We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you what personally

identifiable information we may collect and how it may be used. This statement only applies to this Website.

WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT

Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website: We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the website, submit a form, place an order, subscribe to the newsletter, respond to a survey, leave a comment, email us, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make

available on our website.

We do not seek sensitive personal information such as your race, political beliefs, religion, political associations, sexual preference, or genetic information.

Automatically-Collected Information: We automatically collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Website. We use this information to monitor and improve our website. This includes 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.  Your information has been anonymized and only is viewed aggregately.

Cookies: 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 with a more personalized experience on the Website.

HOW YOUR INFORMATION MAY BE USED

  • To operate and maintain the Website;
  • To send you newsletters. Each email promotion will provide an easy opt-out button;
  • To respond to your comments or inquiries;
  • To track and measure statistics/advertising on the Website;
  • To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.

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.

MailerLite – this service is used for delivery of email updates and newsletters. We store your name and email address for purposes of delivering such communications that you have opted-in to receive.  Please refer to MailerLite’s privacy policy for further information.

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.

COOKIES

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

with a more personalized experience on the Website. The Website uses cookies to store visitors’ preferences, record user-specific information on what pages users access or visit, ensure that visitors are not repeatedly sent the same banner ads, customizes Website content based on visitors’ browser type or other information that the visitor sends. Cookies may also be used by third-party services, such as Google Analytics, as described herein. Users may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies, by the Website, by using a corresponding setting of your internet browser and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. However, if users deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, not all functions of our Website may be entirely usable.


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 personal identifiable information, identification or documentation numbers,

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.

CHILDREN’S INFORMATION

The Website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that the Website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact US immediately.  We will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

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

By using this Website, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Website. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

CONTACT INFORMATION

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please get in touch with us at [email protected]

Privacy Policy last updated October 29th 2020.

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