Privacy Policy and your Personal Data

Kruger-National-Park-Guide.com is committed to providing quality services to you. This privacy policy explains how Kruger-National-Park-Guide.com uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website.

This site is not intended for use by children under the age of 13.

What is Personal Data and why do we Collect it?

Personal data is data or an opinion that identifies an individual.  When we collect personal data we will, where appropriate and where possible, explain to you why we are collecting the data and how we plan to use it.

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What Data do we Collect?

Kruger-National-Park-Guide.com collects the following data:

  • Personal identification information (Name, e-mail address)

How do we Collect your Data?

You directly provide Kruger-National-Park-Guide.com with the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Voluntarily complete our enquiry form or via e-mail
  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies, including Google Analytics
  • Click on social media links, including, but not limited to Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest
  • Click on advertising and affiliate links, including Google AdSense, the eBay affiliate program (eBay Partner Network), Etsy via the AWIN affiliate program (full details of the AWIN privacy policy), Booking.com’s affiliate program (read Booking.com’s full privacy policy) and TripAdvisor via the Commission Junction Affiliate Program.  We don’t guarantee website links or policy of authorised third parties.

Kruger-National-Park-Guide.com may also receive your data indirectly from the following sources:

  • Google Analytics and Google AdSense
  • Affiliate programs, such as the eBay Partner Network, Etsy via AWIN, Booking.com and TripAdvisor via Commision Junction
  • Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and similar

How will we use your Data?

Kruger-National-Park-Guide.com collects your data so that we can:

  • Process your enquiry
  • Understand how you use our website, including the use of Google Analytics, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and similar

If you agree, Kruger-National-Park-Guide.com will share your data with our partner companies so that they may offer you their products and services:

  • AWIN / Etsy
  • Booking.com
  • Commission Junction / TripAdvisor
  • ebay Partner Network
  • Google AdSense

How do we Store your Data?

Kruger-National-Park-Guide.com securely stores your data in a manner that reasonably protects it from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification and disclosure.

Kruger-National-Park-Guide.com may process your data on servers in the United States of America and Australia.

When your personal data is no longer needed for the purpose for which it was obtained, Kruger-National-Park-Guide.com will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify your personal data.

What are your Data Protection Rights?

Kruger-National-Park-Guide.com would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request Kruger-National-Park-Guide.com for copies of your personal data.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that Kruger-National-Park-Guide.com correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request Kruger-National-Park-Guide.com to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that Kruger-National-Park-Guide.com erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that Kruger-National-Park-Guide.com restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to Kruger-National-Park-Guide.com processing your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to complain – If you wish to raise a concern or feel Kruger-National-Park-Guide.com has not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you have the right to do so with your local data protection authority.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that Kruger-National-Park-Guide.com transfer the data that we have collected to another organisation, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at privacy@kruger-national-park-guide.com.

Affiliates

When you click on links to various merchants on this site and / or make a purchase, this can result in this site earning a commission. Affiliate programs and affiliations include, but are not limited to, the eBay Partner Network, AWIN, Booking.com and Commission Junction.

Cookies

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behavior information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.

For further information, visit allaboutcookies.org.

How do we use Cookies?

Kruger-National-Park-Guide.com uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • Understanding how you use our website
  • Analysing trends
  • Gathering demographic information about our user base as a whole
  • Site security

What Types of Cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses them for:

Functionality – Kruger-National-Park-Guide.com uses these cookies so that we recognise you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first party and third party cookies are used.

Advertising and social media – Kruger-National-Park-Guide.com uses these cookies to collect information about your visit to our website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser, device and your IP address.  Kruger-National-Park-Guide.com sometimes shares some aspects of this data with third parties for advertising purposes.

We may also share online data collected through cookies with our advertising partners. This means that when you visit another website, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing patterns on our website.

Some third party advertisements are provided by AWIN, Booking.com, Commission Junction, the eBay Partner Network and Google.  Google uses cookies to serve ads on our website.  Google uses the DART cookie, which enables it to serve ads to our users based on their visits to this site and other sites on the web. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

Third party social media sites include Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and similar.

How to Manage Cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies.  The website allaboutcookies.org tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Privacy Policies of other Websites

The Kruger-National-Park-Guide.com website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

Kruger-National-Park-Guide.com keeps its privacy policy under review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 14 August 2019.

How to Contact us

If you have any questions about Kruger-National-Park-Guide.com’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact Elizabeth Jukel at privacy@kruger-national-park-guide.com.

Agreeing to Terms

If you do not agree to Kruger-National-Park-Guide.com’s privacy policy as posted here on this website, please do not use this site or any services offered by this site.

Your use of this site indicates acceptance of this privacy policy.