WHO WE ARE
Welcome to SWTliving. We have a few things we would like to disclose, so you can feel comfortable browsing our site knowing we respect your data, privacy and can trust us to disclose or remove your data upon request.
DISCLOSURE & TERMS OF SERVICE
SWTliving respects your privacy. We will only store and use your data in ways that you authorize and are necessary to operate our site. Your data will only be shared to our third-parties and only with your consent.
Your data is only stored for as long as it is needed.
You can browse the Website without providing any of your personal information, such as your name and email.
You should only enter the information you are comfortable being used to improve your experience on our site. We never collect your data from outside sources.
By using our site you agree to our terms of services and agree to the information we do collect, how we share it and the use of this information by our third parties.
We monetize our website with several affiliate programs. We may be compensated by companies through affiliate programs. While we strive to ensure that all our partnerships are with ethical companies that meet FTC and GDPR guidelines, things may change without notice. Please research any of our 3rd party companies so you can be informed.
We will always disclose on the individual pages, where these affiliate links are in place or sponsored opportunities have paid for a post. Please note that by interacting with these links, SWTliving may receive money at no additional cost to you. At no time are you obligated to make purchases through these links in order to use our site. We hope that you will find the products and services we recommend to you helpful and will only buy if it is something that interests you.
We participate in the Booking affiliate program.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the Website 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.
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.
We use contact forms to enable you to contact us directly through the website. You can email us if you prefer. We do not use the information submitted through them for marketing purposes.
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.
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.
Who we share your data with
The Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the 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 the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics. We have anonymized our Google Analytics data and never look at non-aggregated data.
It is your right to opt out of our subscription list at any time. You can do this at the bottom of any of our emails, or you can you email [email protected] and ask to be taken off our mailing list. Once you opt out, you are permanently removed from our mailing list along with your data.
WordPress – WordPress is the company we use to create our online website. They may receive analytics data from you, such as your IP address, your name, and email if you comment on our posts and other data.
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.
What rights you have over your data
As per GDPR regulation, if you have an account on this site or have left comments, and you are an EU resident, 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.
You have the right to opt out of emails or newsletters.
You can contact us if you are concerned with the data we use and collect on you.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION
If you leave a comment, certain information (your name as you provide it) may be publicly visible, however your email address will not be. We will not contact you using your email as this goes against GDPR regulations, so if you wish to be contacted by SWTliving, please contact us directly. Please do not request that we contact you in the comments.