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Privacy Policy

Welcome to the Privacy Policy for Colorful Journeys. We are a travel blog committed to sharing stories and travel tips from all around the world. 

This is an agreement between you and Colorful Journeys (“Colorful Journeys”, “we”, or “us”). By using colorfuljourneys.com (the “Website”) you are agreeing to be bound by the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you don’t agree to be bound by these terms and conditions, please don’t use Colorful Journeys.

The effective date of this Agreement is Dec 23, 2021.

We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you what personally identifiable information we may collect, how it may be used and what rights you have to that data.

It is highly recommended and suggested that you review the privacy policies and statements of any website you choose to use or frequent as a means to better understand the way in which other websites gather, make use of and share information collected.

Terms and Conditions Service

All content provided on the Website is for informational purposes only. We make no representations as to the accuracy, completeness or availability of any information and are not liable for any errors or omissions. Nor are we liable for any losses, injuries, or damages from use of this information.

The content of the Website (unless otherwise stated) is covered by copyright. All of the text, images, videos, and other content on this site have been produced by us, unless clearly stated. 

If you would like to republish our articles or use our images please contact us prior at info@colorfuljourneys.com.

Personal Data We Collect

Information Submitted by the User

We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form.

Information Submitted Automatically 

We automatically collect certain information about you and the device you use to access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type and referring website. We may also collect information about how you use the Website, which pages you viewed and what links you clicked.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. We use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser’s until deleted, to provided you with a more personalised experience on the Website. These cookies will last for one year. 

Colorful Journeys visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using the Website, with the drawback that certain features of the Website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Embedded Content from Other Websites

Articles on the Website may include embedded content such as videos, images, articles, etc. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How we use your Personal Data

We may collect and may make use of personal information to assist in the operation of the Website and to ensure delivery of the services you need and request. 

We may use the information collected in the following ways:

  1. To send newsletter & updates, personalised with your name;
  2. To present, monitor and respond to your comments and inquiries;
  3. To operate, maintain and track usage of the Website;
  4. To protect the Website from unauthorised or illegal activity.

We do not now, nor will in the future, sell, rent or lease any of its customer lists and/or names to any third parties.

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.

If you subscribe to our newsletter your name and email address can be retained indefinitely.

Rights You Have Over Your Personal Data

Each user has the right to access the personal data we hold and ask us to edit or delete that data.

Opt-Out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at info@colorfuljourneys.com to be removed from our mailing list.

Access – You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to info@colorfuljourneys.com.

Amend – You may contact us at info@colorfuljourneys.com to amend or update your personal information. 

Forget –  In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to info@colorfuljourneys.com.

Please note that we may need to retain certain information for record-keeping purposes or when required by law.


Display Ads 

We may use third-party advertising companies to serve content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use cookies. No personally identifiable information is shared with the Website’s ad providers.

Retargeting Ads

From time to time, the Website may engage in marketing efforts with third-party companies, such as Google, Facebook, or Instagram, in order to market the Website. These companies use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the Website.

Affiliate Program Participation 

Some of the links on the Website are affiliate links. If you choose to purchase using these links, we receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. By using these affiliate links, you're directly supporting Colorful Journeys to keep creating free content to help you on your travels.

If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.


On the Website, you may subscribe to our newsletter, which may be used for advertising purposes. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, we may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. Also, this allows the Website to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This behaviour will not be passed on to third parties.

Google Analytics

This service tracks the Website’s usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the Website. Google Analytics records your IP address, but no other personal information. The information presented to us is always non-personal and aggregated. Google’s privacy policy is available at: https://policies.google.com/privacy.

Children Under Age of 16

The Website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that the Website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact us immediately at info@colorfuljourneys.com and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Links to Other Websites

The Website does contain links to affiliate and other websites. We do not claim nor accept responsibility for any privacy policies, practices and/or procedures of other such websites. Therefore, we encourage all users and visitors to be aware when they leave the Website and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. The aforementioned Privacy Policy Agreement applies only and solely to the information collected by our website.

Changes to Privacy Policy Agreement 

We may update this privacy notice from time to time. The updated version will be indicated by an updated "Revised" date and the updated version will be effective as soon as it is accessible. If we make material changes to this privacy notice, we may notify you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes or by directly sending you a notification. We encourage you to review this privacy notice frequently to be informed of how we are protecting your information.

Contact Information

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please get in touch with us at info@colorfuljourneys.com.