Privacy Policy

Updated: September 2, 2019

This privacy policy will explain how Passport & Phone (“we”, “us”, “passportandphone.com”) uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website.

Topics:

  • What data do we collect?
  • How do we collect your data?
  • How will we use your data?
  • How do we store your data?
  • What are your data protection rights?
  • What are cookies?
  • How do we use cookies?
  • What types of cookies do we use?
  • How to manage your cookies
  • Privacy policies of other websites
  • Affiliate Disclaimer
  • Changes to our privacy policy
  • How to contact us

What data do we collect?

Passport & Phone collects the following data:

  • Personal Identification Information (name & email address)
  • Anonymised IP Address

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide Passport & Phone with all of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Write a comment on our website.
  • Subscribe to our mailing list.
  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies.

How will we use your data?

Passport & Phone collects your data so that we can:

  • Notify you of replies to your comments.
  • Email you our newsletter.
  • To operate and maintain passportandphone.com.
  • To improve your experience on passportandphone.com.

How do we store your data?

Passport & Phone securely stores your data on AWS servers in the United States. We use public-key cryptography pairs to securely login to our servers and a further two secure passwords to access your data.

Data relating to comments can also be accessed via WordPress Admin, which requires a secure login.

Passport & Phone will keep your data until you unsubscribe from our newsletter or we delete your comment. Data will be automatically deleted straight away, but may exist on encrypted server backups for up to 12 months.

What are your data protection rights?

Passport & Phone would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request Passport & Phone for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that Passport & Phone correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request Passport & Phone to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that Passport & Phone erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that Passport & Phone restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to Passport & Phone’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that Passport & Phone transfer the data that we have collected to another organisation, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us using the information at the bottom of the policy.

Cookies

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology

For further information, visit allaboutcookies.org.

How do we use cookies?

Passport & Phone uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • Keeping you signed in.
  • Understanding how you use our website.

What types of cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses:

  • Functionality – Passport & Phone uses these cookies so that we recognise you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.
  • Advertising – Passport & Phone uses these cookies to collect information about your visit to our website, the content you viewed and the links you followed.
  • Tracking – Passport & Phone use this cookies to collect information about your visit to our website, the content you viewed, the time spent on our site & whether you have visited before.

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Privacy policies of other websites

passportandphone.com contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Affiliate Disclaimer

Passport & Phone has financial relationships with a number of companies mentioned on this website, and we may be compensated if you book via the links on passportandphone.com.

Changes to our privacy policy

Passport & Phone keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. The date at the top of the policy show when this privacy policy was last updated.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about Passport & Phone’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Email us at: passportandphone@gmail.com