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Privacy Policy

by Nikos Taskos

Effective: August 2019

Updated on: December 24, 2020

Miles with Vibes found at https://www.mileswithvibes.com (“Miles with Vibes”, “Website” or “mileswithvibes.com”) is governed by the following privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”).

This Privacy Policy outlines the manner in which Miles with Vibes gathers, uses and maintains all information collected by the visitors (“Visitors”, Users”) of this Website. Miles with Vibes has the discretion to alter this Privacy Policy at any time; therefore, Visitors are encouraged to check this page often to stay updated. Miles with Vibes recognises and values your personal information and is committed to protecting your privacy during your visit and after you have left the Website.

Disclosure of Information

Miles with Vibes does not disclose, trade, rent or sell Users’ personal information to third-parties nor it collects identifiable data about them from any source, private or public. What is more, it does not automatically match information, provided by other means about them that might lead to identification. Miles with Vibes may make use of IP addresses to gather statistics about Visitors and Website traffic in order to better run mileswithvibes.com. However, the collected IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable data.

What information we collect

Personal information such as name and email address might be collected only in case Visitors voluntarily provide them by subscribing to a newsletter, leaving a comment on a post, filling out a form, reaching out by email or entering information on the Website.

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

How long we retain your data

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.

Comments

When Visitors leave comments on this site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service Privacy Policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Email and name provided in comments will never be shared with any third-party; however, mileswithvibes.com might use your email address to respond to your comment or question. Please mind that, Miles with Vibes is not responsible for the actions of all other individuals and the unauthorised or improper usage of the information you voluntarily share on comments. Please notice that Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service e.g. Akismet.

Source: Akismet

We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, email address, and the comment itself).

Media

If you upload images to mileswithvibes.com, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Sensitive personal information

Sensitive personal information such as political opinions, criminal background, ethnic origin or race, religious beliefs etc. should not be submitted to Miles with Vibes in any way. If such info is intentionally or mistakenly provided, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy.

How your information may be used

Miles with Vibes may use the information collected in the following ways:

  • To send promotional information such as newsletters. Each email is guaranteed to provide information on how each user can remove his/ her email from the newsletter list and opt-out of futures mailings
  • To reply to comments, enquiries or requests
  • To send critical administrative communication such as email confirmations, security alerts, policy updates, technical and maintenance notices and administrative emails in general
  • To provide Website Visitors with support

Automatically Collected Information

When visiting mileswithvibes.com, the internet protocol (IP) address, type of browser, referring source, exit/ entry page, internet service provider (ISP), device, operating system, viewed pages, number of clicks, date and time of access and in general all information that can be found inside log files will be recorded. Such information is solely used to analyse Website trends and collect broad demographic User information. Under no circumstances, such data is linked to personally identifiable information and is solely used for the purposes of Website traffic analysis and web metrics.

Third-party use of personal information

Statistical information automatically collected by mileswithvibes.com may also be related to third parties, including but not limited to Google Search Console, Google Analytics, MailChimp etc. For example, Google Analytics captures non-identifiable data for statistical analysis whereas MailChimp is used by Miles with Vibes for the delivery of newsletters and email updates. Feel free to refer to Google Analytics Privacy Policy and MailChimp Privacy Policy for more information about how they process and collect data.

How your personal data is protected

Miles with Vibes is committed to keeping your personal information secure and adopts all the appropriate processing practices and security measures to protect it from loss, unauthorised access, misuse, alteration or disclosure. What is more, mileswithvibes.com is regularly scanned for security holes and possible vulnerabilities in order to make visitor browsing as secure as possible.
However, no information that is transmitted over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secured, therefore, data transmission, exchange and Website usage are carried out at your own risk and Miles with Vibes accepts no responsibility in the unlikely event of a security breach that might affect your privacy.

What rights you have over your data

  • Opt-out – Visitors and Website Users may opt-out from email communications by following the unsubscribe instructions that are included on each email. You may also contact Miles with Vibes at hello (at) mileswithvibes.com and ask to be removed from mailing lists
  • Access – Visitors and Website Users can access their personal information by emailing Miles with Vibes at hello (at) mileswithvibes.com
  • Amend – Visitors and Website Users can contact Miles with Vibes at hello (at) mileswithvibes.com to update or amend their personal information
  • Delete – Visitors and Website Users can email Miles with Vibes at hello (at) mileswithvibes.com and request the deletion of their personal data. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Commitment to children’s privacy

Miles with Vibes does not collect or process any information submitted to mileswithvibes.com or delivered by email from individuals below 18.

Cookies

Cookies are small files stored on your browser that enable websites to provide improved services based on previous or current website activity by capturing and remembering certain browser information. To learn more feel free to visit https://www.aboutcookies.org. Miles with Vibes uses cookies to store Website Visitors’ preferences, compile aggregate data about traffic and Website interactions and customise content based on those interactions in order to provide a better and more personalised experience in the future. Website Visitors can turn off cookies at any time by changing specific settings within their internet browsers. Please mind that deactivating cookies will not lead to any Website functionality losses.
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.

Manage your cookie settings

What types of cookies do we use ?

Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information.

Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit, etc. These data help us understand and analyze how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.

Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing content of the website on social media platforms.

Preferences: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.

The list below details the cookies used in mileswithvibes.com.

CookieTypeDurationDescription
__cfduidthird party29 days 23 hours 59 minutesThe cookie is used by CDN services like CloudFlare to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. It does not correspond to any user ID in the web application and does not store any personally identifiable information.
_gathird party1 years 11 months 28 days 23 hours 59 minutesThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitors, sessions, campaign data, and keeps track of site usage for analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.
_gatthird party-These cookies are installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the colllection of data on high traffic sites.
_gidthird party23 hours 59 minutesThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information on how visitors use mileswithvibes.com and helps in creating an analytics report of how this website is doing. The data collected includes the number of visitors, the source of those visits, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessarythird party11 months 29 days 23 hours 59 minutesThis cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies are used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category ''Strictly Necessary ''.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessarythird party11 months 29 days 23 hours 59 minutesThis cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies are used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category 'Functional'''.

Copyright Notice

All the material and content on mileswithvibes.com, including graphics, text, images, videos, layout and software are owned under licence by Miles with Vibes, unless otherwise stated. Your visit at mileswithvibes.com does not licence you to use any of the registered or unregistered trademarks and logos that are displayed on it. Unauthorised use, modification, republishing, uploading to a third-party, framing, reproduction or transmission of all the above, in any form or by any means without the written permission from any of the authors of Miles with Vibes is strictly prohibited. All requests for permission should directly be addressed to hello (at) mileswithvibes.com. Link backs to Miles with Vibes is allowed provided you clearly credit the source and include a hyperlink back to this Website. To sum up, you must not reproduce any of the content on mileswithvibes.com for commercial purposes, modify the material on the Website or embed it in another website or third-party without written permission from its owners. Please mind, that in the event you perform any of the above illegal acts, we will enforce our intellectual property rights against you.

Acceptance of Privacy Policy

By browsing and using mileswithvibes.com, you signify your acceptance of this policy. In any other case, please abstain from using the Website.

Contact information

For any question related to this Privacy Policy please contact us at hello (at) mileswithvibes.com.