Privacy Policy & Disclaimer 

At Rotorua-Travel-Secrets.com I am dedicated to protecting your data and privacy.

I recognize that your privacy is important. This document outlines the types of personal information I receive and collect when you use Rotorua-Travel-Secrets.com, as well as some of the steps I take to safeguard information. This will help you make an informed decision about sharing personal information with me.

Rotorua-Travel-Secrets.com strives to maintain the highest standards of decency, fairness and integrity in all our operations. Likewise, I am dedicated to protecting my customers' and online visitors' privacy on my website.


About My Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that Rotorua-Travel-Secrets.com stores on your computer, which your browser provides to Rotorua-Travel-Secrets.com each time you return to the site. I use cookies to help me identify and track visitors, their use of my website, and their website access preferences.


Google Analytics Cookies

Rotorua-Travel-Secrets.com uses Google Analytics to analyze the use of this website. Google Analytics collects demographic and interest data, and generates statistical and other information about website use, by means of cookies. These cookies are kept on your computer. I share this information with Google, which will store and use this information on its servers. Google's privacy policy is available at: https://policies.google.com/privacy

Rotorua-Travel-Secrets.com uses information from Google Analytics to track the number of visits to the website, browsers and operating systems. No personally identifiable information is obtained from these cookies. I use the information that Google Analytics generates relating to my website to create reports about the use of the site. These reports allow me to update the site and improve your usage of it.

To carry out year on year comparisons on any data collected by Google Analytics, I have set my Data Retentions settings at Google Analytics to 38 months. After this Google automatically deletes the data.

If you do not wish your data to be collected via Google Analytics, you can install its opt-out browser extension or add-on... https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/

Some third-party advertisements are served by Google. If Rotorua-Travel-Secrets.com uses Personalised ads, Google's cookie would enable it to serve ads to my visitors based on their visits to other sites on the web. You may opt out of Personalised ads by visiting the Google ad opt-out page

Rotorua-Travel-Secrets.com decided to use Non-personalised ads which don't use your personal information or behaviour to display ads, but instead uses the context of the page you are seeing together with general information such as your country location.

This link from Google provides more information about how Google manages data in its ad products.

YouTube videos and the search box on this website (“Search Box”) are powered by Google Inc. (“Google”). You acknowledge and agree that Google’s privacy policy (located at http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacy/) shall apply to your use of YouTube videos and the Search Box and by using YouTube videos and the Search Box you consent to Google using your personal data in accordance with its privacy policy.


Affiliate Products and Services

I receive an affiliate commission for some of the products/services sold on Rotorua-Travel-Secrets.com.

The affiliate services platforms I use are Sitesell, Viator, World Nomads, Commission Junction, DriveNow, InterCity, Rakuten LinkShare, Tripadvisor and Kathmandu.

By clicking on a product or service link, you consent to that platform's use of cookies, as outlined in the link below.

Sitesell privacy policy
Viator privacy policy
World Nomads privacy policy
Commission Junction privacy policy
DriveNow privacy policy
InterCity privacy policy
Rakuten LinkShare privacy policy
Tripadvisor US privacy policy

Kathmandu privacy policy


Retargeting Ads and Tracking Pixels

Rotorua-Travel-Secrets.com uses retargeting ads, which require the setting of cookies in your browser.

Rotorua-Travel-Secrets.com uses Facebook pixels to determine the effectiveness of some Facebook ad campaigns. You can change your Facebook ad settings here.


Refusing Cookies

You can set your browser to accept or refuse all cookies automatically, or notify you when a cookie is being requested. Taking this action should not cause a problem with the continued use of my site. Consult the Help section of your browser for guidance on how to refuse all cookies or to notify you when a cookie is requested.

If you choose to refuse Rotorua-Travel-Secrets.com's cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the site.


Social Media

Rotorua-Travel-Secrets.com provides links to our social media accounts on my website: Facebook, Google plus and YouTube, Pinterest and Twitter. By clicking on the link or leaving a comment, your browser sends information such as your IP address, the date and time of your visit and information about how you use that site.

If you want to prevent those platforms from collecting data, please view their individual policies by using the following links:

Facebook privacy policy
Google plus and YouTube privacy policy
Pinterest privacy policy
Twitter privacy policy

You can always log out of any social media site prior to using this website if you do not want them tracking you.


Personally Identifiable Information

Rotorua-Travel-Secrets.com may collect and use your personal information for the following purposes:

    To run and operate my site.
    To display content on the site correctly.
    To improve customer service.
    To help me respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
    To personalize your user experience.
    To understand how my users as a group use the services and resources provided on my site.
    To improve my site.
    To improve my products and services.
    To run a promotion, contest, survey or other site feature.
    To send information to you that you agreed to receive about topics I think will be of interest to you.
    To send periodic emails, which may include electronic newsletters and/or autoresponder series of emails.
    To respond to your enquiries, questions, and/or other requests.

Rotorua-Travel-Secrets.com may collect personally identifiable information from you in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when you visit my site, register on the site, or fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources I make available on my site.

Specifically, if you subscribe to my newsletter, I will ask for your first name and will require your email address.

If you complete a form, I will require your name and your email address, and will ask for information relevant to the purpose of the form.

If you submit content to me, I will ask for your name and email address. Photos you include with your submission, or details in your submission, may personally identify you.

If you request to be notified about comments on any content you submit to me, or request to be notified when others submit content, I will require your first name and your email address.

If you purchase a product or service from me, I will collect your name, email address, billing address and credit card number.

This site also uses Facebook commenting. Facebook stores all of your comments and may show them on your timeline, depending on your Facebook settings.

Rotorua-Travel-Secrets.com offers RSS as a way to easily follow content updates. We use [FeedBurner/FeedBlitz] to let you subscribe to these updates via your email address. We also provide links for easy access to My Yahoo! and [or] Feedly. Before you choose to use either as your RSS reader, review its privacy policy.

You can always refuse to supply personally identifiable information and visit my site anonymously. However, it may prevent you from engaging in certain site-related activities.

If I make material changes in the collection of personally identifiable information, I will inform you by placing a notice on my site. I will use personal information received from you for internal purposes only and will not sell it or provide it to third parties.

I also collect each visitor's IP address, which helps me combat spam and fraud. I do not use IP addresses for any other purpose.

Rotorua-Travel-Secrets.com contains links to other websites that may be of interest to you. However, once you have used them to leave our site, we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you provide while visiting such sites. These sites are not governed by this privacy statement. Always exercise caution by reviewing the privacy statement of the website in question before continuing to use it.


Non-personally Identifiable Information

I may collect non-personally identifiable information about you whenever you interact with my site. Non-personally identifiable information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about your method of connecting to my site, such as the operating system and the Internet service provider you used, and other similar information.


Children's Privacy Protection

This website is directed to adults. It is not directed to children under the age of 16. I operate my site in compliance with current regulations. Anyone under the age of 16 must provide parental consent to use this site. I do not knowingly collect or use personally identifiable information from anyone under 16 years of age.


Release of Information

If I sell Rotorua-Travel-Secrets.com, the information I have obtained from you through your voluntary participation in my site may transfer to the new owner as a part of the sale so that the service provided to you may continue. In that event, you will receive notice through my website of that change in control and practices, and I will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the purchaser honours any opt-out requests you might make.


Data Storage

Personally identifiable information and non-personally identifiable information collected by this site  is stored on my host's servers. That host is SiteSell Inc., located at 1000 Saint-Jean Boulevard, Suite 702, Pointe-Claire, QC H9R 5P1 Canada.

If you wish to review your information stored on the SiteSell servers for Rotorua-Travel-Secrets.com, click on this link. You can also edit, download or delete any of your information from the servers by clicking on that link.

Some information is collected by third-party services. These include real estate agent Fiona Marshall if you submit a form to ask her a question, Mailchimp email service provider, Vimeo video sharing website, Sendowl who hosts and processes orders for my products and Paypal who then processes the payments.

Fiona Marshall Real Estate privacy policy
Mailchimp privacy policy
Vimeo privacy policy  & Data Transfer Statement
Sendowl privacy policy
Paypal privacy policy


How You Can Correct or Remove Information

I provide this privacy policy as a statement to you of my commitment to protect your personally identifiable information. If you have submitted personally identifiable information through my website and would like to download and review that information, click on this link.

You can also request to edit or delete any of your information from the servers by clicking on this link.


Updates and Effective Date

Rotorua-Travel-Secrets.com reserves the right to make changes in this policy. If there is a material change in my cookie and privacy practices, I will indicate on my site that those practices have changed and provide a link to the updated privacy policy. I encourage you to periodically review this policy so that you will know what information I collect and how I use it.


Agreeing to Terms

If you do not agree to Rotorua-Travel-Secrets.com's privacy policy as posted here on this website, please do not consent to the setting of cookies and the collection and storage of your personally identifiable information.

Your explicit consent indicates acceptance of this privacy policy in its entirety.

Last updated: 25 May 2018


Disclaimer

Rotorua Travel Secrets provides this website as a service.

While the information contained within the site is periodically updated, no guarantee is given that the information provided in this website is correct, complete, and/or up-to-date. I do my best to ensure the information is accurate.

The materials contained on this website are provided for general information purposes only and do not constitute legal or other professional advice on any subject matter. Rotorua Travel Secrets does not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from reliance on information contained on this site.

Permission is given for the downloading and temporary storage of one or more of these pages for the purpose of viewing on a personal computer. The contents of this site are protected by copyright under international conventions and, apart from the permission stated, the reproduction, permanent storage, or retransmission of the contents of this site is prohibited without the prior written consent of Rotorua Travel Secrets.

Some links within this website may lead to other websites, including those operated and maintained by third parties. Rotorua Travel Secrets includes these links solely as a convenience to you, and the presence of such a link does not imply a responsibility for the linked site or an endorsement of the linked site, its operator, or its contents (exceptions may apply).

This website and its contents are provided "AS IS" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.

Reproduction, distribution, republication, and/or retransmission of material contained within this website are prohibited unless the prior written permission of Rotorua Travel Secrets has been obtained.

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