Last updated: April 6, 2020
General Data Protection Regulation Act.Data Controller
Data Controller means the natural or legal person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal information are, or are to be, processed.Data Subject
Data Subject is any living individual who is using our service and is the subject of personal pata.
Our principles for processing personal data are:
TravelFeed collects several different types of personal data for various purposes. Personal pata may include, but is not limited to:
TravelFeed uses the collected personal data for various purposes:
TravelFeed legal basis for collecting and using the personal data described in this Data Protection Policy depends on the personal data we collect and the specific context in which we collect the information:
TravelFeed will retain your personal information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Data Protection Policy. If you choose to save personal information on third-party blockchains, these will be retained on the blockchain forever and cannot be deleted, but you may choose to edit them in order to hide them on TravelFeed.
TravelFeed will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies.
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. If you wish to be informed what personal data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
We collect information you provide directly to us when you use our services. Depending on which service you use, we may collect different information about you.
We collect the content and other information you provide when you use our services. This includes information used to create your account (e.g. a username, email address), account preferences, and the content of information you post to the platform (e.g. text, photos, videos, links).
You may choose to provide other information directly to us. For example, we may collect information when you fill out a form, participate in contests, sweepstakes or promotions, apply for a job, communicate with us via third-party sites and services, request customer support or otherwise communicate with us.
When you access or use our services, we may also automatically collect information about you.
We may log information when you access and use the services. This may include your IP address, user-agent string, browser type, operating system, referral URLs, device information (e.g. device IDs), pages visited, links clicked, user interactions (e.g. voting data), the requested URL, hardware settings, and search terms.
With your consent, we may collect information about the specific location of your mobile device (for example, by using GPS). You can revoke this consent at any time by changing the preferences on your device, but doing so may affect your ability to use all of the features and functionality of our services.
We may offer social sharing features or other integrated tools that let you share content or actions you take on our services with other media. Your use of these features enables the sharing of certain information with your friends or the public, depending on the settings you establish with the third-party that provides the social sharing feature. For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing in connection with social sharing features, please visit the privacy policies of the third parties that provide these social sharing features (e.g. Tumblr, Facebook, Reddit, Pinterest, and Twitter).
We use information about you to:
When you use the services, certain information may be shared with other users and the public. For example:
When you submit a post or comment to the services, visitors to and users of our services will be able to see the content of your posts and comments, the username associated with your posts or comments, and the date and time you originally submitted the post or comment. Although some parts of the services may be private or quarantined, they may become public and you should take that into consideration before posting to the services.
When other users view your profile, they will be able to see information about your activities on the services, such as your username, prior posts and comments and how long you have been a member of the service.
Please note that while we offer an optional service to post to third party blockchains, deleting content from the blockchain is technically impossible, but you can edit your posts and delete the content to hide them on major frontends. If you want us to remove all your content on TravelFeed at once, you can write us an email and request to have your account removed. If you would like to make use of your right to data portability, please write us an email and we will send you all data that we have stored on you.
We will not share, sell, or give away any of our users' personal information to third parties, unless one of the following circumstances applies:
We may share aggregated or de-identified information, which cannot reasonably be used to identify you.
Your information, including personal pata, may be transferred to - and maintained on - computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
If you are located outside of the EU and choose to provide information to us, please note that although our servers are located in the EU, we may transfer the data, including personal data, outside the EU and process it there.
We use Matomo as our analytics partners to help analyze usage and traffic for our services. As an example, we may use Matomo's services to analyze and measure, in the aggregate, the number of unique visitors to our services.
For more information about how you may control the collection and / or use of information for advertising and analytics purposes, please see "Your Choices."
All Matomo data is stored on our server in the EU. Via their services we give you several options on how to handle your data, please make use of the consent request when you use our services. Please be aware that we store a cookie on your device to remember your consent choices.
We take reasonable measures to help protect information about you from loss, theft, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.
Although we welcome users from all walks of life, TravelFeed is not intended or directed at individuals under the age of 18. Therefore, individuals under the age of 18 may not create an account or otherwise access or use the services.
As a TravelFeed user, you have choices about how to protect and limit the collection, use, and disclosure of, information about you. This includes:
We may provide you with tools and preference settings that allow you to access, correct, delete, and modify information associated with your account.
TravelFeed does store information when you sign up or activate our EasySignUp / EasyLogin services and also when logging in through third-party authentication options, but TravelFeed does not receive or store the unencrypted keys of supported third-party blockchains. To delete the connection with TravelFeed and a third-party authentication service, please see their help page on how to revoke the authentication of TravelFeed. Revoking the connection on a third-party authentication service will, however, not delete your TravelFeed account. In order to delete your Travelfeed account please send us an email. Please note, however, that deleting your TravelFeed account does not delete any posts, comments, votes or other transactions on third-party blockchains previously broadcasted through TravelFeed. We may also retain certain information about you as required by law or for legitimate business purposes after you delete your account. Any information that has been published to supported third-party blockchains will remain indefinitely.
Some analytics providers may provide specific opt-out mechanisms and we will provide, as needed, additional tools and third-party services that allow you to better understand cookies and how you can opt-out. You have the ability to opt out of having your web browsing information used for behavioral advertising purposes. You can choose to opt-out of being tracked by Matomo Analytics on our site below.
Do Not Track ("DNT") is a privacy preference that you can set in most web browsers. We support DNT in our services. There is no accepted standard on how to respond to web browsers" DNT signals. When you have DNT enabled, we may still use information collected for analytics and measurement purposes or to otherwise provide our services, but we will not load any third-party trackers. You may, however, opt out of having information about you collected and used for behavioral advertising purposes, as described above. DNT is one of the consent options via the Matomo services.
You may opt out of receiving promotional communications from us by following the instructions in those communications. If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional communications, such as information about your account or your use of our services.
With your consent, we may send promotional and non-promotional push notifications or alerts to your mobile device or desktop browser. You can deactivate these messages at any time by changing the notification settings on your mobile device/ browser.
By accessing or using the services or otherwise providing information to us, you consent to the processing, transfer and storage of information in and to applicable countries, where you may not have the same rights as you do under local law.
We may employ third-party companies and individuals to facilitate our service ("service Providers"), to provide the service on our behalf, to perform service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our service is used.
These third parties have access to your personal pata only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
We use the following service providers:
Login service providers
We allow login through the following third-party services:
We use a self-hosted insance of Matomo to analyze information on visitors to our website. This will help us to improve our services, streamline the user interface and using data collected for marketing purposes. You can find more information on their services here.
We use the services of Cloudflare to accelerate our service. Cloudflare provides basic web analytics services that tracks and reports website traffic and determines the location of your IP address. Cloudflare uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our service. For more information on the privacy practices of Cloudflare, please visit the Cloudflare Privacy & Terms web page.
Amazon Web Services
We use the services of AWS to for image storage and delivery. For more information please review the AWS Privacy web page.
Mapbox and Google Maps
These two services are being used to provide our users with maps and geocoding to enhance the user experience on our website. For more information please visit the Mapbox privacy page and the Google Maps terms page.
We allow our users to embed media from the following websites and service
We store the majority of content of the Data Subject on our own servers and databases. A copy of all content as well as the permanent deletion of this content can be requested at any time by email or on our Discord.
We also offer an optional service to push content to supported third-party blockchains. TravelFeed has no ability to remove content from supported third-party blockchains or affect access by any other third-party to any content stored on these blockchains. The reason being that transactions sent to these blockchain are leaving the control of TravelFeed and therefore TravelFeed has no ability to modify or delete what is on mentioned supported third-party blockchains. Additionally, no third-party has the technical or effectual ability to modify or delete content found on blockchains, but everyone has the ability to display the content in question.