Privacy Policy

At Girls Who Travel, we are committed to empowering you, which includes ensuring you have total control over your own data. We are here to support you and not to sell, rent or trade personal information to other companies. This Privacy Policy will help you understand what, if any, personal information we collect, how we use it, how we keep it secure and under what circumstances we might disclose any information.

Cookie Policy

No, not the kind with chocolate chips. Although if we did have that kind of policy it would just read “EAT ALL OF THEM.”

We’re talking about the other kind of Cookies – the small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.

Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies.

How GirlsWhoTravel.org uses cookies

When you use and access this site, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.

We use cookies for the following purposes: to enable certain functions, to provide analytics, to store your preferences, to enable advertisements delivery, including behavioral advertising.

 

Third-party cookies

In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of Girls Who Travel, deliver advertisements on and through Girls Who Travel, and so on.

 

What are your choices regarding cookies

If you’d like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

 

Where can your find more information about cookies

You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites:

 

 

Google Analytics

When someone visits www.girlswhotravel.org we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behavior patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

 

Newsletter

If you decide to sign up for the Girls Who Travel e-newsletter, we will ask you for some personal information. We use that information for a couple of reasons: to tell you about stuff you’ve asked us to tell you about; to contact you if we need to obtain or provide additional information; to check our records are right and to check every now and then that you’re happy and satisfied. We absolutely do not rent or trade email lists with other organizations and businesses.

We use MailChimp to deliver our newsletter. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter. For more information, please see MailChimp’s privacy notice. You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time of the day or night by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails.

 

Facebook

As you probably know, we also have an amazing Facebook group! When you join the group, we are able to view any public information you provide on Facebook, whatever you share within the group and your usage statistics within the group. We only view this information to better understand how to serve the group. We do not rent or trade Facebook information with other companies.

You can view the Facebook privacy policy and may leave the group at any time by selecting the “Joined” button beneath the group cover photo and choosing “Leave Group” or by notifying a moderator that you would like to be removed from the group.

Your options

To view, amend or delete personal information that we hold, please contact us at gwt@girlswhotravel.org