Who is Alison Fay?
Alisonfay.com is a blog offering travel tips, advice and travel photography guides.
The website address is www.alisonfay.com
- Send you information about your account and order
- Respond to your requests, including refunds and complaints
- Process payments and prevent fraud
- Set up your account for our store
- Comply with any legal obligations we have, such as calculating taxes
- Improve our store offerings
- Send you marketing messages, if you choose to receive them
If you create an account, we will store your name, address, email and phone number, which will be used to populate the checkout for future orders.
- Products you’ve viewed: we’ll use this to, for example, show you products you’ve recently viewed
- Your GEO location through your IP address and browser type: we’ll use this for purposes like showing you localised pricing, estimating taxes and shipping
- Shipping address: If required we’ll ask you to enter this so we can, for instance, estimate shipping before you place an order, and send you the order
- Billing address: If required you will be asked to enter your billing address at check out by PayPal or Stripe. This information may be shared with us.
What we share with others
When placing orders through our website, we will share information that allows us to process your order with third parties.
This includes our payment processors – Stripe and PayPal.
Shipping companies (for physical products) such as Royal Mail or USPS, so that they can deliver your order.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
- To allow us to fulfil any orders placed through our website and to contact you regarding your order by e-mail or phone.
Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.
We use regular Malware Scanning.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
Google Analytics will retain your data for up to 26 months.
We will retain data for newsletter subscriptions until you either opt-out or the newsletter ceases to be a service we offer.
Unless legally required to do so, we do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it’s release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.
Non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. The anonymous data we use cannot be used to identify you when the data is alone, or combined with data from other parties.
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.
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add-on.
Facebook Pixel – Facebook Pixel tracks user behaviour after the user was redirected to Alison Fay by clicking on a Facebook or Facebook partner ad. This allows Alison Fay to measure the effectiveness of the Facebook advertisements for marketing and statistical purposes. The data collected is anonymous, Alison Fay cannot see any personal data of any user. However, the data is collected, saved and processed by Facebook. Facebook may be able to link this data to your Facebook account and may use this data for their own promotional purposes in accordance with the Facebook Data Use Policy available at: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/. Facebook has ultimate control over all data gathered. You can choose to opt-out of Facebook collecting your data through Facebook Pixel, and/or using your data for displaying Facebook ads at the following Facebook web page: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads.
Affiliate Program Participation
Alisonfay.com may carry out affiliate marketing which is done by embedding tracking links into our website. When clicking on links to a company we have an affiliate partnership with, a cookie will be placed into your browser that will track any sales for the purpose of tracking commissions for sales generated through our affiliate link.
The owner of this website 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 linking to Amazon properties including, but not limited to, amazon.com, amazon.co.uk, amazon.ca, endless.com, myhabit.com, smallparts.com, or amazonwireless.com.
Booking.com Affiliate through CJ.com
California Online Privacy Protection Act
Rights related to your personal information
You can choose to opt-out of any future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in any newsletter emails received, which will remove you from our mailing list(s). You may also notify us at [email protected] to be removed from the mailing list(s).
You can request access to any data held on you by submitting a request to [email protected] or by filling out the form located here.
Amend your data:
You can amend your e-mail subscription(s) by using the link contained at the bottom of e-mails received from us or by contacting us at [email protected].
Have your data forgotten:
Certain situations allow for your data to be forgotten. You may request that we erase any personal data stored. To do this, please contact us [email protected] or submit a request by filling out the form located here.
Please note that we may be legally required to retain certain information, or for the purpose of record keeping or to complete transactions.
Alisonfay.com uses a variety of plugins to help maintain the website.
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When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.