In order to make this site more user-friendly, we dedicate this legal page to inform our visitors about our disclosure on how we process your Personal Information in accordance with the GDPR law when you use our website and the potential services that might be offered to its readers.

Who we are :

MK Travel Blogs (also referred to here as “I”, “we”, “us” or “our”) is a family travel journal purely based on our personal stories and experiences as an immigrant family living abroad. Our goal is to inspire its readers and motivate them to travel and explore the world around them.

DISCLAIMER: At this time, we are not a professional nor experts in traveling. Everything we share here is purely based on our own experiences hence, we are not to be legally held responsible for anything that might happen as a result, if our readers will follow our recommendations on where to go, where to stay, etc. All of that will be subject to the third party’s liabilities.

Our website address is https://mktravelblogs.com. For additional information not being mentioned here, you can contact us directly by sending us an email at: contact@mktravelblogs.com

How we collect and process your information :

Each time someone visits our site, there is an automatic pop-up cookie consent box that asks a reader to consent to the site to store some cookies. Please read down below the full details regarding our cookie consent.

In every blog post, we encourage our readers to connect with us and share their thoughts on our content. That means anyone who wishes, is free to leave us a comment and this will automatically give us his/her consent to process the necessary data like their name, username, alias, or even their own website.

And when visitors decided to leave us comments, we collect any data given, plus the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help us with spam detection. We also use Google Analytics only to see where our readers mostly come from so that we can tailor the site’s contents to the needs of our readers.

The same thing applies to signing up for a freebie, we only collect the necessary data in order for us to identify you as a subscriber and also to be able to send you the downloadable files we have promised. However, you may receive additional emails from us in the form of newsletters, announcements of new content coming out, and such. Of course, you can always opt-out and unsubscribe at any time.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

This website is not designed to be used by children below 13 years old because we do intend not to collect any personal data from children below 13. However, we can not really predict the visitor’s age, and if for instance, you have known that a child less than 13 years old signed up for our newsletter or commented on one of our posts, please do notify us quickly by contacting us at: contact@mktravelblogs.com so that we can immediately delete any personal data of that child from our database.

Terms of Use :

By using the site, you agree to be bound to the Terms of Service that are mentioned here. And that you are expected to use the site in accordance with the Terms of Use. All website users are bound by law not to use profane, abusive, or spamming content and comments being uploaded on this website. We have the right to terminate anyone’s subscription to the site, without prior notice.

Media Content and Copyright :

All media and content we upload and share here on mktravelblogs.com are protected by copyright. Hence, you may not modify, copy, repost, reproduce, republish, or even sell any content from here whether written or photos, without our permission. If in some way, you wish to have a copy of the media content found here, you may request so by contacting us directly at: contact@mktravelblogs.com

Cookies Collected by Us:

Embedded content from other websites :

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third party’s website. And their Privacy Policy and Terms of Use may be different from the one we have here. So we strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use pages of each and every site you visit.

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

Whom we share your data with :

In order for our site to stay active and produce more content that can actually benefit its readers, we may decide to employ third-party companies in the future to perform Service-related services for us. Hence, these third-party companies will also have access to the Personal Information you provided us to perform the tasks needed, and are under an obligation not to disclose it or use it for any other purpose unrelated to the necessary task.

How long we retain your data :

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except that they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information, only when necessary.

What rights do you have over your data :

If you have a user account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. However, this does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data :

Each visitor’s comments will be checked through an automated spam detection service.

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