Who we are
Nature’s Off Grid Treasures is a travel-content oriented Blog. Content published on naturesoffgridtreasures.com shall be travel-related.
Unless otherwise stated Nature’s Off Grid Treasures is the legal copyright holder of all content and it can not be used to published elsewhere without consent.
All photos are copyright of Tadeja Horvat except where specifically stated otherwise. No content or imagery may be re-used, copied, embedded or re-purposed without written consent from us.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
Information you leave on the website such as commenting on a post, contacting via contact form, subscribing to a newsletter, or leaving any information on this site, your email address and name may be collected.
We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as links clicked. Your information has been anonymized and only is viewed aggregately.
Cookies (see section below): We may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the Website. 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 the Website.
How is this information used?
- To send emails notification regarding the site. If at any time you want to unsubscribe from any email communication, you can do that in the email at the bottom. Your information will never be sold to others.
- To respond to your comments or inquiries.
- Track and measure statistics/advertising on the Website.
- To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorised or illegal activity.
Information using cookies is used, they are small data files stored on your browser by the Website. Both session cookies, which expire when you leave the site, and constant cookies, which stay on your browser until they are deleted. This is in order to give you a better experience.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You have the option to accept cookies or not when first landing on naturesoffgridtreasures.com by a welcome toolbar at the bottom of the site.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Who we share your data with
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Website Plugins – Third-Party use of Personal Information
The Blog uses third-party service providers to service various aspects of Nature’s Off Grid Treasures. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies. At Nature’s Off Grid Treasures we make an effort to ensure the plugins and third-party applications used are GDPR compliant.
This Website currently uses the following third-party service providers:
Google Analytics and Search Console – 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.
Social media – we have public social media accounts (Instagram, Pineterest) and social sharing options (Pineterest, Facebook, Twitter) on our website. If you choose to interact on social media with us or our accounts, you are advised that any interactions on those accounts are publicly available.
Use of reCAPTCHA
We use the reCAPTCHA service provided by Google Inc. (Google) to protect your submissions via internet submission forms on this site. This plugin checks if you are a person in order to prevent certain website functions from being (ab)used by spam bots (particularly comments). This plugin query includes the sending of the IP address and possibly other data required by Google for the Google reCAPTCHA service. For this purpose your input will be communicated to and used by Google. However, your IP address is previously truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states which are party to the agreement on the European Economic Area and is, as such, anonymized. Only in exceptional cases is a full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of this service. The IP address provided by reCaptcha from your browser shall not be merged with any other data from Google.
By using the reCAPTCHA service, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
Nature’s Off Grid Treasures abides by GDPR regulations, so if you wish to have your information (e.g. comments removed), whether you are an EU resident or not, please get in touch with us. We are happy to amend/remove your information/comments/email from the mailing list if you contact us. We do not retain secondary copies of commenters/reader contact information without permission. Similarly, We do not resell or share your contact information with third parties. Once you opt out of the mailing list, you are permanently removed.
In brief, we declare:
- We use MailPoet for our notification, which you can opt out of, and Google Analytics, Jetpack for analyzing website data.
- We use the reCAPTCHA service provided by Google Inc. (Google) to protect your submissions via internet submission forms on this site.
- If you subscribed to Our notification, you will receive Our notification (if and when this is published). You can always unsubscribe by following the link in email or by emailing Us.
- If you gave Us your name, it will only be used to personalize the notification
- We care of your data. We have never sold, We are not selling, and We will not sell any of your personal data which you have provided to Us
- To the best of our efforts, all of our affiliates are GDPR complaint
- You have the right to:
– be informed regarding how the data is collected and used
– have access to the data about you
– ask us to change the data about you
– be forgotten and ask Us to delete the data about you
– ask Us to stop sending our notification
Nature’s Off Grid Treasures does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that the Nature’s Off Grid Treasures has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact us immediately. We will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
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