Privacy Policy

Traveling with MJ believes very strongly in keeping your personal information confidential. The following policy describes what information we collect and how it is used and shared

Information Collected

Traveling with MJ does not have a comment option on this site and as a result collects no personal information. You may  voluntarily submit your name and email address to subscribe to our newsletter or to contact us.

Automatically-Collected Information: We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access this website. For example, when you use this website, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed this website. We may also collect information about actions you take when using this website, such as links clicked.

Cookies / IP Address tracking:  Traveling with MJ uses cookies to uniquely identify users for the purpose of log files and site security. 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 this website.

How Your Information May Be Used

None of your information will be shared with third parties.

Traveling with MJ may use your email address in the future to contact you regarding the site, if you have provided it to us, however, an opt-out will always be provided.

We may use the information collected in the following ways:

  • To operate and maintain this website;
  • To send you promotional information, such as newsletters if you have subscribed. Each email promotion will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings;
  • To send you administrative communications, such as administrative emails, confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts;
  • To respond to your inquiries;
  • To provide you with user support;
  • To track and measure advertising on this website;
  • To protect, investigate, and deter against any unauthorized or illegal activity.

Third-Party Use of Personal information

This website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of this 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 this website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.

Newsletter subscription service – We currently use AWeber for delivery of newsletters. They store your name and email address for purposes of delivering such communications only when you subscribe and confirm your subscription to this website’s newsletter. Please refer to their privacy policy for further information. We reserve the right to change subscription service providers at any time subject to the same terms and conditions specified herein.

Mediavine – The Website uses Mediavine to manage all third-party advertising on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use cookies. Mediavine may collect IP addresses and location to serve personalized ads.  If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.

At this time, your personal information is not shared with any other third-party applications. This list may be amended from time to time in the website’s sole discretion.

Except when required by law, we will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent; however, we may disclose or transfer personal information collected through the website to third parties who acquire all or a portion of our business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.

Opting Out

If Traveling with MJ chooses to send out newsletter updates and we have your email address on file, you may receive a copy of our newsletter. However, at the bottom of every newsletter will be an easy way to opt-out. The editors of our site hate SPAM as much as you and have no intention of filling up email boxes with unwanted messages.

Third Party Advertising

We allow third-party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our website. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, the subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit networkadvertising.org.

Display Ads: We may use third-party advertising companies to serve content and advertisements when you visit the website, which may use cookies, as noted above.

Retargeting Ads: From time to time, the website may engage in remarketing efforts with third-party companies, such as Google, Facebook, or Instagram, in order to market the website. These companies use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the website.

Affiliate Program Participation:  Traveling with MJ may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into this website. If you click on a link with whom we have an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.

Traveling with MJ is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and links to Amazon.com.  As part of this Amazon Associates program, this website will post customized links, provided by Amazon, to track the referrals to their website. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.

Newsletters

On Traveling with MJ, you may subscribe to our newsletter, which may be used for advertising purposes. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, we may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. Also, this allows the website to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This behavior will not be passed on to third parties.

Rights Related To Your Personal Information

Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at the email address below that you want to be removed from our mailing list.

Access – You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to the email address below.

Amend – You may contact us at the address below to amend or update your personal information.

Forget – In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to the email address below.

Questions – At any time you may contact us at the email address below for questions regarding this Privacy Policy.

Please note that we may need to retain certain information for record-keeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.

Contact email address

maryjo@travelingwithmj.com