Rights and Disclaimers
Please note that the information you get on Passport Symphony is correct at the time of writing and is intended for general informational purposes. We try to update all articles timely, but we can’t guarantee that all of the information mentioned in our articles will remain correct throughout time.
Therefore, relying solely on the information presented in some of our articles is at your own risk. Accordingly, Passport Symphony cannot be held liable for any changes that might affect your future travel plans.
All written content on Passport Symphony shall not be reproduced, distributed, or used in any way without the prior written permission of the website owner. All comments are checked by the website admins and all abusive and self-promotional comments will be deleted.
Passport Symphony is 100% GDPR compliant. This means that you can always be informed about the ways in which your data is collected and used, you can always ask the data we have about you to be changed or deleted. All data collected on Passport Symphony is used solely to personalize and improve your user experience.
If you are subscribed to Passport Symphony’s newsletter, you have the right to unsubscribe at any time either by using the unsubscribe button or by contacting Passport Symphony directly.
Data Collection And Use
Passport Symphony we will never buy, trade, or sell your data to anyone. Your data will be shared with third parties only with your consent and your data will be stored for as long as it is needed.
You can freely browse Passport Symphony without providing any of your personal information, such as your name and email.
You should only enter the information in our forms if you are comfortable with us using that data to improve your experience on our site. We never collect your data from outside sources, such as public records.
By using our site you agree to Passport Symphony’s terms & conditions and agree to the information we collect, how we share it, and the use of this information by our third parties.
Mediavine Programmatic Advertising
The Website uses Mediavine to manage all third-party advertising on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website. The cookie may collect information relating to your use of the Website, information about your device such as the device’s IP address and browser type, demographic data and, if you arrived at the Website via a link from a third-party site, the URL of the linking page.
First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/.
Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site.
The Website may collect IP addresses and location information to serve personalized ads and pass it to Mediavine. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. You may also visit http://optout.aboutads.info/#/ and http://optout.networkadvertising.org/# to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at http://www.aboutads.info/appchoices to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
Mediavine partners with the following data processors:
If you would like more information about this practice, please visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.
Affiliates + Subsided Products/Travel
Some of the ads you see on Passport Symphony are associated with different advertising networks, including Amazon and CJ (Commission Junction). Therefore, Passport Symphony may be compensated by companies mentioned through advertising or affiliate programs. When products, tours, or services are received in kind, this means the posts are sponsored and that fact will be made clear in the post itself.
Unless otherwise stated, all travel and lifestyle products mentioned in our articles are privately purchased by the website owner or writer.
Information Passport Symphony Collects About You
We collect your data in the following ways.
When you comment on Passport Symphony, we collect the data from the comments form, as well as the IP address and browser in order to help us with our spam detection efforts.
When you fill out our contacts form and sign up to our newsletter, you agree to be regularly contacted with news, promotions, and other updates.
We do this to improve your overall user experience. You consent to the use of our cookies as long as you continue to use this website.
Which Cookies Does Passport Symphony Use?
Cookies are small text files used by websites to improve their user experience. For all other types of cookies, we need your permission.
Passport Symphony uses four basic types of cookies; first-party, third-party, session, and persistent cookies.
First-party cookies are issued from our website and serve to make our website remember data and preferences.
Third-party cookies are set by a website other than the one you are on. In our case, we use third-party cookies from:
- MailChimp for our newsletter; to sign up, you have to use a double opt-in and you’ll never be messaged by us unless you willingly subscribed to our newsletter;
- Sassy Shares that enables our readers to share our articles on social media and
- WordPress (the platform this website is built on).
Performance cookies allow us to review how you use Passport Symphony and improve website performance. You can restrict these cookies at any time but without these cookies, the site may not perform or look as expected.
Advertising and Targeting cookies allow us to personalize the ads we show you and serve ads that are related to your interests, both within and beyond our website.
Preference cookies enable Passport Symphony to remember information and (sometimes) change the way the website behaves or looks, like the region that you are in or the language you selected.
Affiliate cookies are used by our website at no cost to you. The cookies are used by our affiliates for commission-based marketing. The cookies store transaction-related data through anonymous identifiers.
How Do We Use The Data We Collect?
We use the information you provide us to:
- Provide catered content and advertising to our readers based on anonymous analytics of our user base
- Send you information about Passport Symphony or promotional materials through our newsletter you sign up for
- Respond to your emails, questions, and comments
- Track and measure results for and affiliate links and marketing campaigns
- Keep improving our website and the overall user experience.
All website visitors have the right to know how their data is collected and used. If you left comments on this website or created an account, you can request an exported file of the personal data you have provided to us, on this website.
Additionally, you can also request that we erase any or all of your personal data that is stored on our website, except for data we are obliged to keep for legal or security purposes. If you are concerned or have any questions regarding the data we collect and use, you can email us at any time.
How Long Do We Keep Your Data?
Any information such as your name or public comments may remain as long as this website is online or until you ask us to remove it. None of the data we collect is sent or sold to any third parties.
The cookies on this website might be updated from time to time but if we add a new category of cookies or change some of our rules, you will always be duly informed.
Additionally, you will receive a pop-up requiring your consent every 12 months for the cookies on this website that require your consent.