Who we are

Our website address is: https://wherethelocalsgo.co.uk

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

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.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture  is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

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.

Contact forms

Cookies

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 (if the case), 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.

Google Ad and Content Network Privacy Notice

Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s past visits to our website. We use google Adsense, hence you might come across ad banners directing you to other website/services that might be on your interests based on google recommendation. You can use ad-block plug ins to prevent these banners to pop up whilst browsing our websites and/or reading our articles. Google’s use of the DoubleClick cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to our users based on their visits to our website and other websites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DoubleClick cookie for interest-based advertising by visiting http://www.aboutads.info/choices/

Please feel free to explore other block-ad plugins available if you wish not to see those ads/share cookies.

Google Analytics Privacy Notice

We use Google Analytics to collect information about the use of our website. Google Analytics collects information from users (mostly IP addresses), how often they visit our website, what pages they visit, and other information. We use the information we get from Google Analytics to improve our website. Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit our website, not your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the information collected using Google Analytics with PD. Although Google Analytics plants a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit our site, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google. You can prevent Google Analytics from using your information by opting out at this link:  https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

General content and credits.

When browsing different content on our website, you will come across images and/or videos of our contributors and sponsors. Credits is given to them for promotional purposes and to enhance their visibility in exchange of their valuable information used to better improve your travel experience.

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. Please bear in mind that you can, at any time, remove your comment and/or ask us to delete it on your behalf by reaching out to us to: m.lofaro@hotmail.co.uk or instagram account @im.nowhere.

For users that subscribe on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can unsubscribe at any time. Website administrators can also see who subscribes.

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.