Last updated: 22 November 2020
First of all, thanks very much for visiting our website! If you are here it means you are a responsible user as much as we are at theresistancetraveller.com 🤓
We believe in respect and take your security and privacy seriously, and therefore have a General Terms, Privacy and Cookies Policy with the following sections:
We encourage you to read these policies carefully to ensure that you understand and agree with them.
❗ NOTE: These policies are subject to change at any time due to updates related to the website or legislation. Therefore, please do check this page regularly. The date this page was last updated will always be clearly indicated on the top.
In order to create a safe and reliable space, we want you to know that we follow these principles very closely to ensure your privacy:
➡ The author of this website will only request the minimum personal data that is necessary in relation to the purposes for which it was collected.
➡ The author of this website will take all the necessary precautions to prevent unauthorised access or improper use of your personal data by third parties.
➡ The author of this website will never share your personal data with any third party, except to comply with the law or in case she has your express authorisation.
❗ NOTE: If you are under the age of 16 and have accessed this website without the consent of your parents or guardians, you should not engage with this website. We take extremely seriously the online safety of minors. We do not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If you are a parent or guardian and believe that we have data of this kind in our database, please email us immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will proceed to remove it.
What personal data we collect
Personal data means any information capable of identifying you as an individual. This website may collect the following types of personal data: identity data (such as your first name); contact data (such as your email address); technical data (such as your login data, IP address, browser type and version, browser plugin types and versions, time zone setting and location, operating system and platform, and devices information); usage data (such as information about how you use this website and its content); and marketing and communications data (such as your communication preferences).
This website does not process any type of sensitive data such as details about your race, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation, philosophical beliefs or political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data, or criminal convictions or offences. Under no circumstances, should you submit such sensitive data on this website.
How we collect personal data
This website collects personal data through direct interactions with you (i.e. when you voluntarily fill in your data on a form on this website, or when communicating with us via email), and uses the following channels for this purpose:
✅ Contact form. This form allows you to contact the author of this website and only asks for your first name and email address. Your message is sent to a mailbox hosted by Infomaniak Network SA with data centres in Switzerland.
✅ Email subscription forms. These forms allow you to subscribe to a mailing list that sends updates about this website only asking for your first name and email address. There is a double opt-in process to confirm your consent. Your information, including subscription acceptance data, is stored by Infomaniak Network SA. You can unsubscribe at any time through the opt-out link available on each email promotion that is sent or by emailing us at email@example.com.
This website also collects personal data through automated technologies or interactions, for instance with cookies, server logs and similar technologies, and third parties or publicly available sources for technical and statistical purposes:
✅ Cookies. First-party and third-party cookies stored on your computer when browsing this website are detailed in the Cookies Policy.
✅ Google Analytics. This website uses Google Analytics to analyse your navigation, collecting technical and usage data of you with the aim to measure and optimise the performance of this website and identify what content interests the most to users, etc.
Purpose, consent and duration
This website collects personal data for the following purposes:
➡ To operate and maintain the website.
➡ To send you communications and updates via email if you have opted-in for it via any of the email subscription forms.
➡ To engage through comments if you have submitted a comment via any of the comment forms.
➡ To respond to your enquiries if you have submitted a message via the contact form or have reached out to us directly via email.
➡ To track and measure statistics and marketing preferences on the website.
➡ To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorised or illegal activity.
The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is consent, for instance, by willingly submitting a form, opting-in to our mailing list or accepting this website’s Cookies Policy. Your personal data is only stored for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes it was collected for, that may also include the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
The consent given to process your personal data is revocable at any time by communicating it to the author of this website at firstname.lastname@example.org (in the case of an email subscription, you can also opt-out via the link available on each email promotion that is sent). This revocation of consent will in no case be retroactive.
Third-party access to personal data
To provide content and services strictly necessary for the development of this website, data is shared with the following third-party providers under their corresponding privacy policies:
✅ Hosting and newsletter provider. This website is hosted by Infomaniak Network SA with headquarters at Avenue de la Praille 26, 1227 Carouge, Switzerland, and all their data centres are located in Switzerland. In addition, we use Infomaniak Network SA as our email marketing provider. You can find their legal documents for both hosting and newsletter services here.
Security and confidentiality
This website and its author are committed to the responsible use and treatment of your personal data, by respecting your confidentiality, using your information in accordance with the purpose thereof, and adopting measures to avoid the alteration, loss, treatment or unauthorised access to it. However, this website cannot guarantee the absolute impregnability of the Internet and therefore the violation of the data through fraudulent access to it by third parties.
With regard to the confidentiality of the processing of your personal data, the author of this website will ensure that any person who has access to the website’s backend or server (e.g. a collaborator) will be under the appropriate obligation of confidentiality.
When a security incident occurs, the author of this website must notify users who have personal data stored on this website or its server as soon as she becomes aware of it without undue delay. The author must provide timely information related to such a security incident as it is known or when reasonably requested by the user.
Rights in regards to personal data
You have the right to obtain confirmation as to whether this website is treating personal data that concerns you, or not. If we store personal data of you, you also have the right to access this data; to rectify it (e.g. if it is inaccurate or incomplete); to erase it by requesting us to do so; to restrict its processing (e.g. limiting the use of your personal data to only specific uses); to opt-out by objecting to its use and all future communications would be ceased; and to transfer it allowing you to obtain and use the personal data we have of you. If you wish to update your details or exercise any of the other above rights, please email us at email@example.com.
If you are not happy with how we collect and use your data as outlined above, you have the right to use the dispute resolution platform provided by the European Commission, available at ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/.
Do you have any questions about how we process your personal data❓
📩 You can email us at any time at firstname.lastname@example.org