Going Travelling Pty. Ltd is based in Queensland, Australia. When we refer to “Going Travelling”, “we”, “our”, or “us” in this notice, means Going Travelling Pty. Ltd, we operate www.goingtravelling.info, www.isitsafetotravelto.com, and www.travelsitesguru.com. While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you.Going Travelling Pty. Ltd. is the contact for any data protection issues. You can raise any issue with your local regulator where you are.
We may collect information about you when:
Going Travelling will not, and does not, sell information about you to anyone. We only use your information as set out in this notice and we will only share your information with third parties for commercial purposes if we have your consent to do so; to provide a service you have engaged us or any other services providing a service for us (which might involve them handling your information); or where we’re obliged by law to share information with authorities.
You may give us personal information like your name, email address, phone number, postal address, and/or other information. We use this information to:
When you post content we also collect and use personal information contained in photographs and stories that we publish (like faces and other information about people contained in other media) allowing us to:
When you view our sites and applications on your devices, we collect technical information like: the type of device you are using (e.g. phone, computer, other); the version of the operating system running on the device; the version and build of the application being used; anonymous usage statistics and crash reporting data; and unique identifier details for your device such as the IP address (a unique number that identifies your computer whilst accessing the internet), IMEI number (a unique number that identifies your mobile phone), or advertising identifier (unique ID that enables us to show you ads that are targeted to you). However, unique identifiers are anonymised and we do not use this information to identify you as an individual.We consider this necessary either to process and administer your contractual use of our sites and applications, or for our legitimate interests in operating and improving them (including personalising your user experience). Specifically, we use these details to:
This data will only be shared with third parties who assist us to provide these services to you. This data may be cached on your device for short periods of time in order to improve user experience and make our applications and websites more responsive.We use Google Analytics to gather and process this data(log data).
Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics. In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor, and analyze this collected log data. You can check their policies at Google Analytics.
If you make a purchase from our online shop or through sales using your credit card, paypal, etc. we may provide your information to credit card payment processing companies, or the like. When we give your information to these businesses and individuals, this may involve transferring your data from one country to another. If legal issues arise we may also have to make disclosures to relevant organisations such as regulators, legal representatives, etc. to deal with these matters.
When contributing respect the privacy of others and don’t share their information without their consent.If you want to post information about yourself to our sites or social media you understand your information will be shared. If you later decide you’d like your information removed from a site or social media,contact us and where reasonable and possible, and subject to considerations of public interest and freedom of expression, we will remove that information at the next practically possible.
You have rights in relation to our use of your personal information. If you want to contact us about any of your rights, specify in your request and send it by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will do our best to respond to any request within 30 days of receiving it, but it may take longer in some circumstances. Not obliged to say yes to a request: if our answer to your request is no, we’ll explain why. If you disagree with our reasons you can seek information from relevant bodies.
Request access – you can ask us what information we hold about you and check that we are complying with the laws that apply to the way we use your information. We won’t charge you a fee for this, unless you ask for excessive information or you repeatedly contact us or you don’t have a proper reason to contact us. If you make repeat requests or we don’t believe you have a proper reason for asking us, we might refuse your request. We might ask you for more information about yourself so that we can make sure you are who you say you are before providing you with any information.
Request correction – if you think that we have incorrect or incomplete information about you, you can request that we correct or update it. If we think the information is actually correct, we will tell you why. While we are assessing whether or not the information is incorrect or incomplete we will restrict the information. If we have provided incorrect or incomplete information about you to someone else, we will request that they also update your information following your request.
Request deletion (“right to be forgotten”) – in the following situations you have the right to ask us to delete your information:
We aren’t always obliged to delete your information when you request it, but if we don’t think we need to delete your information we will tell you why. If we are obliged to delete your information and we have provided that information to someone else, we will, where possible, ask them to delete the information.
Object to or restrict processing – you have the right to object to us processing your information where we are processing your personal data for reasons of our legitimate interests and that processing is now causing you harm or you believe it is unlawful. When we receive any objection to processing on these grounds, we will generally restrict access to the information you’ve contacted us about while we assess whether our legitimate interests are lawful and override your objection. If we can demonstrate that our lawful reasons override your objection or that we need to keep your information for legal claims, we are allowed to continue to process your personal information. Otherwise we will either restrict processing of your information or stop processing it altogether.
Transfer of your information – where you have provided information to us with your consent, you have the right to request that we provide your information to you, or to someone else, in a commonly used electronic form. We will not charge you for the transfer of your information unless your request is excessive. Also, we have to protect other people’s personal information which means that we may have to remove some information before transferring your information.
Withdraw consent – if we have asked you for your consent to process particular items of your personal information, you are entitled to withdraw that consent at any time. If you wish to do so please send an email to email@example.com explaining which information you are referring to. We will stop processing this particular personal information as soon as possible after receiving your withdrawal. You will not be penalised in any way for withdrawing consent to any processing of your personal information. You can unsubscribe from one of our emails, by going to the “UNSUBSCRIBE” link in the footer of any email to remove yourself from our list.As stated above, none of these rights are absolute and we may have lawful reasons to continue processing, whether or not linked to our core public interest activity as a publisher of journalism and travel writing.
We will only retain your personal data for as long as we have a lawful reason to do so, linked to the purposes set out in this Privacy Notice (including arts and journalism). This is subject to any reasonable requests by you which will be considered as above
Using or posting content on our websites or social media, in doing so, you agree to the following terms on your use of their application.You agree that all which you contribute to the site is your own work. You license us the non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide rights to reproduce, communicate, edit, store, adapt or otherwise use any content you upload to the site, including any feedback, posts, media that you submit through the site, via third party applications available through the site. This includes the right to sublicense to others at our discretion.You also consent to to your content being altered, edited or adapted for such uses, or to ensure your content does not infringe these terms or breach the law, as we see fit, Although we generally attribute you as the author, it’s not always possible. So you consent to us not attributing authorship to you, or only attributing your registered ‘handle’. We will ask you before publishing your real name.
Prohibited content. You must ensure that your content does not contain anything that breaches any laws or rights, including by:
If you would like to include someone else’s copyright material, trademark or other intellectual property in your content you must first obtain and keep their written permission.
We may remove your content from our websites and social media in our discretion.We may block, terminate or suspend your registration (and any future accounts) if you have breached these terms multiple times or if the breach is serious.
Last updated: 2019