What data do we collect?
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.
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.
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.
Personal identification information
Siteseeingexpress.com has no user registration option. No personal data is stored on our servers or the associated database. Any previous data that was stored was deleted and remove. Any database backup that existed prior for that change was deleted as well. However, we partner with 3rd party data processors like Google Adsense. For those, we ensure that any of the data processors which we are their controller, comply with GDPR. You can also find information below about the cookies we use and the consent options we offer for the user to control which cookies are placed.
Non-personal identification information
We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.
Web browser cookies
Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them.
sightseeingexpress.com uses first-party session cookies which expires after the user session has ended (20 minutes). According to GDPR, first-party session cookies DO NOT require informed consent (source).
You can also delete cookies already stored on your computer: in Internet Explorer, you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835);
in Firefox, you can delete cookies by, first ensuring that cookies are to be deleted when you “clear private data” (this setting can be changed by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Settings” in the “Private Data” box) and then clicking “Clear private data” in the “Tools” menu.
Obviously, doing this may have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.
What kinds of cookies does sightseeingexpress.com use and why?
We use different kinds of cookies for various reasons:
• Session cookies – These are temporary cookies that expire (and are automatically erased) whenever you close your browser. We use session cookies to enable commenting (things you have to log in to do).
• Persistent cookies – these usually have an expiration date far into the future and thus stay in your browser until they expire, or until you manually delete them. We use persistent cookies for functionalities like commenting or remembering that you have read our cookies notification. We also use persistent cookies to better understand usage patterns so we can improve the site for our customers. This information is anonymized – when we look at the data, in other words, we look at patterns, but we do not see individuals’ personally identified information (PII).
You may also encounter cookies on our Sites that are placed by third parties and that we do not control.
Properties under a third party’s control
Our processing partners:
- Google Adsense
- Google Analytics
- OneSignal (Lilomi, Inc.)
You can read more about how Google uses information from sites or apps that use its services here. We only work with Processing partners who are able to ensure an adequate level of protection to your Personal Data.
OneSignal (Lilomi, Inc.)
Google Analytics (Google Inc.)
Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Application, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services. Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
How we secure data
We do not store any personal information about users on our server or database. However, for our own data, we use safe protocols for communication and transferring data (such as HTTPS). We use anonymising and pseudonymizing where suitable. We monitor our systems for possible vulnerabilities and attacks. Even though we try our best we can not guarantee the security of information. However, we promise to notify suitable authorities of data breaches. We will also notify you if there is a threat to your rights or interests. We will do everything we reasonably can to prevent security breaches and to assist authorities should any breaches occur.
We will update this section when more cookie using services are added to the site.
DoubleClick DART Cookie
.:: Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to sightseeingexpress.com and other sites on the Internet.
Your acceptance of these terms
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
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