Disclosure And Privacy Policy

Here at Cheeky Passports, We value the authenticity of our posts and value the trust that our readers have in our recommendations. We believe that this trust relationship is not only beneficial to our readers, but that it will also reflect favourably on the businesses We review and recommend. We welcome business and sponsored opportunities, however, We attest that the feedback provided on our site will always reflect our own opinions. A sponsored post on our Blog is a recommendation from us, people who our readers know and trust.

Cheeky Passports is a travel-content oriented Blog. Content published on www.cheekypassports.com shall be travel-related, as this is what our audience expects.

Here at Cheeky Passports We are more concerned with travel, and less concerned with politics or religion. Controversial content related to politics or religion shall not be accepted for publishing on www.cheekypassports.com.

Content and Children’s Information

We value that a small portion of our readers may be minors or of an ‘impressionable’ age. No posts containing ‘Adult’ content shall be accepted for publishing on www.cheekypassports.com. This may include, but is not limited to pornography, illegal substances, gambling, or firearms.

We understand that along our travels We may meet photographic opportunities which are related to our content, but which may anyway be of a graphic nature, or of impressionable or offensive nature to some of the readers. Any posts with such graphic content shall be clearly indicated within the Blog post itself, and the reader will be given options to revert to a ‘safer’ area within the website.

As required by GDPR regulations, any readers under the age of 16 needs their parent or guardian’s permission to view the site. The Website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that the Blog 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.

Sponsored Posts and Affiliates

From time to time, this website may be compensated by companies mentioned through advertising, affiliate programs, or otherwise.

All Blog posts with sponsored content will be clearly marked with a disclaimer along the lines of, but not limited to: “We thank (Name Brand Here) for sponsoring (Name Product Here). Opinions expressed in this post are, as always, our own.”

Affiliate links and Partners:

Some links on this site may contain affiliate referrals. By purchasing products or services through these links, a small commission may contribute to the running of this website, at no extra cost to reader. We only link to products that We personally use and are happy to recommend!

Cheeky Passports may be compensated if consumers choose to utilize the links located throughout the content on this site and generate sales for the said merchant. You are not obliged to click on any link or buy any products that are advertised.

Further details of our partners in the list below:

Booking.com – is a leading brand in the selection of accommodation. Read their privacy policy here.

Agoda – another favourite in the accommodation industry. Read their privacy policy here.

Kiwi – a top portal for searching flights. Read their privacy policy here.

Nusatrip – a great tool to book flights especially in Indonesia. Read their privacy policy here.

Easybook – a perfect tool to book buses, taxis and ferries in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and other countries in the region. Read their privacy policy here.

12GO Asia – an Asian favourite when it comes to booking buses, transfers and ferries in Asia. Read their terms and conditions here.

Viator – the industry leader of organised tours and excursions. Read their privacy policy here.

G Adventures – a company offering adventurous tours for younger audiences. Read their privacy policy here.

ExpressVPN – stay safe with a VPN service whilst travelling. Read their privacy policy here.

Amazon – CheekyPassports 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.com and amazon.co.uk. Read their privacy policy here.

Website Plugins – Third-Party use of Personal Information

The Blog uses third-party service providers to service various aspects of Cheeky Passports. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies. At Cheeky Passports 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 – 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. Read the Google Analytics Privacy Policy here.

Google Adsense – similar to the above. Read the Google Adsense Privacy Policy here.

MailChimp – this service is used for delivery of email updates and newsletters. We store your name and email address for purposes of delivering such communications. Please refer to MailChimp’s privacy policy for further information.

Shareaholic – this service is used to share related blog posts and ease the interaction with social media. Read their privacy policy here.

 

GDPR compliance

Cheeky Passports 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:

  • That We take data safety seriously and We use your private data only to offer a personalized experience. We use cookies to track analytics as well to personalize ads. Cookie data is shared with our advertising company, Google Adsense.
  • We use MailChimp for our newsletter, which you can opt out of, and Google Analytics for analyzing website data.
  • If you subscribed to Our newsletter, you will receive Our newsletters (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 newsletters
  • 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 your newsletters

Privacy Policy (Cheekypassports.com)

Cheeky Passports, found at https://www.cheekypassports.com (“Website”) is governed by the following privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”). We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you what personally identifiable information We may collect and how it may be used. This statement only applies to this Website.

What information We collect

Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website: We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form.

Automatically-Collected Information: 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.

Cookies

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.

The Website uses cookies to store visitors’ preferences, record user-specific information on what pages users access or visit, ensure that visitors are not repeatedly sent the same banner ads, customize Website content based on visitors’ browser type or other information that the visitor sends. Cookies may also be used by third-party services, such as Google Analytics, as described above.

Users may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies, by the Blog, by using a corresponding setting of your internet browser and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. However, if users deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, not all functions of our Website may be entirely usable.

Advertising

We are a member of Google Adsense, which serves content and advertisements in our blog posts while you visit the Website, which may use cookies, as noted above.

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 Cheeky Passports, please contact Us directly. Please do not request that We contact you in the comments.

At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to the Website. This includes your social security number, information regarding race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, health information, criminal background, or trade union memberships. If you elect to submit such information to us, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy.

 

Contact Information

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please get in touch.

Privacy Policy last updated May 15th, 2018.