Who we are
This blog, The Wayfaring Foodie, is a personal website written and edited by me. All the content on this website are my personal opinions and advice. I am not responsible for any travel plans created in relation to the advice on this website, that is the responsibility of the reader. By using this site, you are accepting this policy.
This blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation, as well as links to affiliate partners, which provide me compensation at no additional cost to you.
This blog abides by word of mouth marketing standards. We believe in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.
I, creator and owner of this blog, am sometimes compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though I receive compensation for my posts or advertisements, I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
Like many other Web sites, thewayfaringfoodie.com makes use of log files. These files merely logs visitors to the site – usually a standard procedure for hosting companies and a part of hosting services’s analytics. The information inside the log files includes URL requested on our domain, internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, operating system, browser cookies on our domain, browser information such as URL, title, and related metadata, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. This information is used to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, store user preferences, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. IP addresses may be used to estimate your location. This information is collected to determine how many people visit this website from certain geographic regions.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
The user input data sent through the contact forms on this website is stored, along with meta information about the submissions, including the time stamp, the origin IP address, and the user agent (browser).
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.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
The Wayfaring Foodie contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for these other websites privacy policies.
How long we retain your data
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.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
We may share non-personally identifiable information with data partners in order to help deliver interest-based advertising based on browsing and sharing activity. We do not share personally identifiable information.
Our Advertising Partners
The Wayfaring Foodie has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.
Third Party Privacy Policies
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We believe it is important to provide added protection for children online. We encourage parents and guardians to spend time online with their children to observe, participate in and/or monitor and guide their online activity. The Wayfaring Foodie does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian believes that thewayfaringfoodie.com has in its database the personally-identifiable information of a child under the age of 13, please contact us immediately (using the contact in the first paragraph) and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.