Privacy Policy Family Trip Guides

Privacy Policy for Family Trip Guides by Gezelliger LLC:

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email at familytripguides (at) gmail (dot) com.

At https://familytripguides.com/ of Gezelliger LLC we consider the privacy of our visitors to be extremely important. This privacy policy document describes in detail the types of personal information is collected and recorded by https://familytripguides.com/ and how we use it.

Log Files
Like many other Web sites, https://familytripguides.com/ makes use of log files. These files merely logs visitors to the site - usually a standard procedure for hosting companies and a part of hosting services's analytics. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. This information is used to analyze trends, administer the site, track user's movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies and Web Beacons
https://familytripguides.com/ uses cookies to store information about visitors' preferences, to record user-specific information on which pages the site visitor accesses or visits, and to personalize or customize our web page content based upon visitors' browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

DoubleClick DART Cookie

→ Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on https://familytripguides.com/.
→ Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our site's visitors based upon their visit to https://familytripguides.com/ and other sites on the Internet.
→ Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL - http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

Website Analytics

We may also partner with selected third-party vendors such as Google Analytics to allow tracking technologies and the remarketing services on the Site through the use of first-party cookies and third-party cookies, to, among other things, analyze and track users' use of the Site, determine the popularity of certain content and better understand online activity. By accessing the Site, you consent to the collection and use of your information by these third-party vendors. You are encouraged to review their privacy policy and contact them directly for responses to your questions. However, if you do not want any information to be collected and used by tracking technologies, you can visit the third-party vendor or the Network Advertising Initiative Opt-Out Tool.

Our Advertising Partners

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include:

  • Amazon
  • Booking.com

While each of these advertising partners has their own Privacy Policy for their site, an updated and hyperlinked resource is maintained here: Privacy Policies.

You may consult this listing to find the privacy policy for each of the advertising partners of https://familytripguides.com/.

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology in their respective advertisements and links that appear on https://familytripguides.com/ and which are sent directly to your browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) may also be used by our site's third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on the site.

https://familytripguides.com/ has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Booking.com Disclosure

I am a member of the Booking.com Affiliate Program.

I include accommodation recommendations in many of my posts to help readers find great places to stay with families. If you click through one of my Booking.com links and proceed with an accommodation booking, I will receive a small commission made from that booking and at no extra cost to you.

Amazon.com Disclosure

I am also a part of the Amazon Associates Program. By clicking on one of my Amazon links and purchasing a product, I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. I do not recommend products to my readers that I would not use myself.

Third-Party Privacy Policies

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. https://familytripguides.com privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or websites. You may find a comprehensive listing of these privacy policies and their links here: Privacy Policy Links.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers' respective websites. What Are Cookies?

Children's Information
We believe it is important to provide added protection for children online. We encourage parents and guardians to spend time online with their children to observe, participate in and/or monitor and guide their online activity. https://familytripguides.com/ does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian believes that https://familytripguides.com/ has in its database the personally-identifiable information of a child under the age of 13, please contact us immediately (using the contact in the first paragraph) and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Online Privacy Policy Only
This privacy policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website and regarding information shared and/or collected there. This policy does not apply to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

By using our website, you hereby consent to our privacy policy and agree to its terms.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on: February 22, 2022.
Should we update, amend or make any changes to our privacy policy, those changes will be posted here.

Photo Credits

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  4. National Museum of American History, on the National Mall in Washington, DC, lorax, Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. 
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