Privacy Policy

Away From Origin, found at https://www.awayformorigin.com/ (“Website”), is governed by the following privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”).

We are committed to respecting and protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy describes Our policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of Your information when You use the Website and tells You about Your privacy rights and how the law protects You.

We use Your Personal data to provide and improve the Website. By using the Website, You agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy as it applies to the Website.

Collecting and Using Your Personal Data

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

While using Our Website, We may ask You to provide Us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify You. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Usage Data

Usage Data

Usage Data is collected automatically when using the Website.

Usage Data may include information such as Your Device’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that You visit, the time and date of Your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

When You access the Website by or through a mobile device, We may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device You use, Your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of Your mobile device, Your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser You use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

We may also collect information that Your browser sends whenever You visit our Website or when You access the Website by or through a mobile device.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behave in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Tracking Technologies and Cookies

We may use Cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on Our Website, and to improve or analyze Our Website.

We may use both “Persistent” Cookies (remain on your personal computer or mobile device when You go offline) and “Session” Cookies (deleted as soon as You close your web browser) to provide you with a more personalized experience on the Website.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

You can turn off the use of cookies at any time by changing your specific browser settings. However, if you deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, not all functions of the Website may be entirely usable.

How Your Information May Be Used

We may use the information collected in the following ways:

  • To operate and maintain our Website;
  • To create and manage your account, identify you as a user of the Website, and customize the Website for your account;
  • To contact you and send you newsletters, special offers and general information about other goods and services that We offer unless You have opted not to receive such information;
  • For the development, compliance and undertaking of the purchase contract for the products, items or services You have purchased or of any other contract with Us through the Service;
  • To answer your inquiries and provide you with user support;
  • To track and measure advertising on the Website;
  • To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.

Third-Party Use of Personal Information

We may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your information.

Additionally, the Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.

The 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.
  • Mail Chimp – 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 Mail Chimp’s privacy policy for further information.
  • Social Warfare – this service is used for all users to share Website content on the user’s social channels. Social Warfare will connect using the user’s social channels, but no information is stored on the Website.

Except when required by law, we will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent; however, we may disclose or transfer personal information collected through the Website to third parties who acquire all or a portion of our business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.

Publicly Visible Information

If you create a user profile on the Website or leave a comment, certain information may be publicly visible.  To create a user profile, you must choose a username and password and input your email address for profile confirmation.  Your email address will never be available publicly. At your option, you may also add an avatar, a profile description, and a link to your website.

You may also choose to link your Facebook, Instagram, and Google Account.

Users may see your username, avatar, profile description and website information.

Advertising

Display Ads

We may use third-party advertising companies to serve content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use cookies, as noted above.

Affiliate Program Participation

This website may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the website. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.

Away From Origin is a participant in the Booking.com Affiliate Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising accommodations on Booking.com. As part of this Affiliates program, the Website will post customized links, provided by Booking.com, to track the referrals to their website. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.

Newsletters

On the Website, you may subscribe to our newsletter, which may be used for advertising purposes. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, we may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. Also, this allows us to adapt the content of future newsletters to your interests. This information will not be passed on to third parties.

Retention of Your Personal Data

We will retain Your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use Your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

We will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of Our Service, or We are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

Rights Related To Your Personal Data

If you have subscribed to this site, you may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at contact@awayfromorigin.com to be removed from our mailing list. You may access, amend, or request the personal information we have about you to be forgotten by submitting a request to contact@awayfromorigin.com.

Security of Your Personal Data

The security of Your Personal Data is important to Us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While We strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect Your Personal Data, We cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Sensitive Personal Information

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.

Children's Privacy

The Website does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 16. If You are a parent or guardian and You are aware that Your child has provided Us with Personal Data, please contact Us. If We become aware that We have collected Personal Data from anyone under the age of 16 without verification of parental consent, We will take the necessary steps to remove that information from Our records.

Links to Other Websites

The Website contains links to other websites that are not operated by Us. If You click on a third party link, You will be directed to that third party’s site. We encourage You to review the Privacy Policy of these linked websites as their policy may differ from Ours.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is subject to change without notice at any time. Changes to the Privacy Policy will be posted on this page, and the “Last updated” date at the bottom will be updated.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy,  feel free to contact us at contact@awayfromorigin.com or by visiting this page on our website: https://awayfromorigin.com/contact/

Last updated: April 27, 2020