Privacy & Cookies Policy

(last updated December 2014)

There is nothing unusual or sneaky about LostinLeipzig.com, it’s basically a normal blogging style information website. Nonetheless, these days all good websites have a Privacy and Cookies Policy, as well as a Website Disclaimer statement.

At LostinLeipzig.com we are committed to honest and open communication with our visitors as well as safeguarding their privacy. This Policy explains what happens to any personal data that you may provide to us, or that we collect from you whilst you visit our website, and also how we use cookies.

We update this Policy from time to time so please do review this Policy regularly.

Information That We Collect

In running and maintaining our website we may collect and process the following data about your visit:

  • Information about your use of our website such as pages viewed and the resources that you access. Also the type of device and your general location when you visited;
  • Information provided voluntarily by you. For example, when you subscribe to receive content via email or use the contact form.

Use of Cookies

Cookies provide information regarding the device used by a visitor. Cookies are small snippets of code downloaded to your device’s memory. We may use cookies where appropriate to gather information about your device in order to assist us in improving our website. Such information will not identify you personally.

There are Google Adsense advertisements, affiliate links, and social media plugins on this website. These may also use cookies, over which we have no control. Such cookies (if used) would only be downloaded if you click on these items.

You can adjust the settings on your device to decline cookies if you wish. This can be done within the “settings” section of your device. For more information please read the advice at AboutCookies.org. You can also completely block third-party advertisements using adblocking software. But please keep in mind we derive revenue to support this website from advertisements!

Use of Your Information

We use the information that we collect from you primarily to provide our services to you. In addition to this we may use the information for one or more of the following purposes:

  • To provide information to you that you request from us;
  • To provide information to you relating to other products that may be of interest to you. Such additional information will only be provided where you have consented to receive such information;
  • To inform you of any changes to our website.

We NEVER have, do, nor will give your details to third parties to use your data to enable them to provide you with information regarding unrelated goods or services. This is spam, and we hate spam.

Storing Your Personal Data

In operating our website our advertisers and affiliates may transfer data that we collect from you to locations outside of the European Union for processing and storing. By providing your personal data to us, you agree to this transfer, storing and processing. We only deal with reputable sources who convince us that all reasonable steps are taken and best practices employed to make sure your data is stored securely.

Unfortunately the sending of information via the internet is not totally secure and such information can be intercepted. We cannot guarantee the security of data that you choose to send us electronically, sending such information is entirely at your own risk.

We collect email addresses when visitors manually subscribe to LostinLeipzig.com via the subscribe widget. These are stored on the MailChimp servers. We selected MailChimp because of their strong Privacy Policy. We nor MailChimp do not and will not sell or rent these emails to any other parties. You must double opt-in to be subscribed and there is an opt-out link at the bottom of every email.

Disclosing Your Information

We will not disclose your personal information to any other party other than in accordance with this Privacy Policy and in the circumstances below:

  • Where we are legally required by law;
  • To further fraud protection and reduce the risk of fraud.

Third Party Links

We include links to third parties on this website, such as other bloggers or relevant informational sites. Where we provide a link it does not mean that we endorse or approve that site’s policy towards visitor privacy. You should review their privacy policy before sending them any personal data.

Contacting Us

Phew! If you’ve made it this far and still want more information then please do not hesitate to contact us regarding any matter relating to this Policy via email at info (at) lostinleipzig.com

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