Who I am
Altan Turkmen (“I”, “me” or “my”) operates the www.igowhereilove.com website (the “I Go Where I Love”).
This page informs you of my policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use my I Go Where I Love, and the choices you have associated with that data. I know how important it is to you how your information is used and shared, and your privacy matters to me. I will always respect your privacy and do my best to protect it.
I use your data to provide and improve this I Go Where I Love. By using this I Go Where I Love, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
Information collection and use
I collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve my I Go Where I Love for you.
Types of Data Collected
While using my I Go Where I Love, I may ask you to provide me with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data“). For example, you may voluntarily submit information such as your name or email address by leaving a comment or subscribing to the I Go Where I Love or its newsletter.
When you leave a comment on the I Go Where I Love, I collect the data shown in the comments form, and also your IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection
Visitor comments may also be checked through an automated spam detection service.
On short, personally identifiable information may include but is not limited to your email address, first name and last name, cookies and usage data.
I may also automatically collect information on how the I Go Where I Love is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), operating system type, browser type, browser version, referring pages, the pages of my I Go Where I Love that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data. I may also collect information about the actions you take while using the I Go Where I Love, such as the links you clicked.
Tracking & Cookies Data
Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of my I Go Where I Love. This data is shared with other Google Services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page.
How long I retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so I 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), I also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see their personal information at any time on their public profiles. Website administrators can also see, edit, and delete that information (except for usernames).
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.
My online travel blog work on the basis of affiliate marketing with getyourguide.com, booking.com For these affiliate services, I Go Where I Love receives a fee when you use the links from our travel guide to make a purchase, but as a customer you simply pay the same price as if you were booking directly with these affiliate partners. These services make it possible to offer our travel blog online for free.
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
We are a Data Controller of your information.
I Go Where I Love needs to perform a contract with you
You have given I Go Where I Love permission to do so
Processing your personal information is in I Go Where I Love legitimate interests
I Go Where I Love needs to comply with the law
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. If you wish to be informed what Personal Information we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you.
The right of rectification.
The right to object.
The right of restriction.
The right to data portability
The right to withdraw consent
igowhereilove.com follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.
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