1. Cookie policy

A cookie is a small file which is sent from a website and stored on your computer whilst you are accessing that website.

By visiting The Flashpacker, you agree by default for cookies to be placed on your device.

If you do not want The Flashpacker to place cookies on your device, you can refuse the use of cookies via your browser’s settings or options.  However, this may stop the site functioning properly.

There are two different types of cookies used:

  • Performance cookies: These allow me to understand visitors’ interactions with the website, for example via Google Analytics.

    These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.

  • Strictly necessary cookies: These allow visitors to navigate around The Flashpacker. Any information gathered by these cookies is not used for marketing purposes. They are anonymous.

You can learn more about cookies at allaboutcookies.org

2. Privacy Statement

I do not share your personal information with third parties. The Flashpacker website does not store any information about your visits other than the security cookie necessary for the site’s functionality.

Google Analytics does collect demographic data such as age, gender, the device you are using and which country you are based in. This information is never sold and is only used for me to ensure the content within my website reflects my audience.

3. Email data

Who holds your data?

I use a company called MailChimp to manage my email list and to automatically send out my newsletters. Your data are held by MailChimp and not by The Flashpacker.  By signing up to my email list, you consent to me passing your data to MailChimp.  Your data may be held outside the European Union.

What do I do with your data?

Your email address is only used for sending my newsletters.I do not share your personal information with third parties.

What data do I hold?

The only data I hold is your email address + / – your name.   You may add or remove your name to your record by clicking ‘update your preferences’ at the bottom of every email.

What usage data is collected?

MailChimp tracks how many of my emails you open and whether you click on any links.  I use these data only to identify and delete accounts which are no longer active.

How can you unsubscribe?

Should you change your mind at any time, you are welcome to unsubscribe. You can do this by clicking on the ‘unsubscribe from this list’ link at the bottom of each email.

4. Content disclaimer

Whilst all the information on this website is accurate to my best knowledge at the time of publication, inevitably things change over time. Therefore, I cannot guarantee that this information including prices and opening times in my articles, will remain correct. You should always check these things in advance of your trip.

I am not responsible for republished content from this blog on other blogs or websites without our permission.

5. Copyright

Aside from the occasional stock photo, all articles, logos and photos are my own. You may not copy, re-use, make changes or sell any of the articles, graphics or photos on this website. Any attempt to do so is illegal and a breach of copyright law.

If you are interested in using any of the material on my website, please contact me directly at info@theflashpacker.net and we can discuss payment for this.

OK. That’s the legal bit done and dusted.  Let’s get back to looking for travel inspiration!


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