We are a Data Controller of your information under the terms of the European General Data Protection Regulation. To better understand your rights under the GDPR, see this resource provided by the UK Information Commissioner's Office.
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. If you wish to be informed what Personal Information we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
Travelchime follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services' analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.
Like any other website, Travelchime uses 'cookies'. These cookies are used to store information including visitors' preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users' experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors' browser type and/or other information.
If you choose to sign in with Google, we will receive your email and Google account ID to help us authenticate you when signing in, and for contacting you with product updates and account changes.
If you choose to connect your Gmail account to Travelchime, we will use access to your Gmail account to solely parse travel receipts. Specifically:
If you choose to sign in with Facebook, we will receive your basic profile information (your name, Facebook account ID) which we will use to authenticate you when signing in.
If you grant us permission to get your email address, we will also receive your email which we'll use to contact you with product updates.
If you grant us permission to see which of your friends also use Travelchime, we will use that information only to display a list of itineraries/trip plans and other contributions that your Facebook friends have created on Travelchime.
You can also sign up for Travelchime using your email and a password. We will retain this information to authenticate you and occasionally contact you with product updates and account changes.
Once signed into Travelchime, you may set a username, display name, and home base location to display on your profile. This information will be used as a part of your public profile on Travelchime for readers to get to know you, and is associated with your posts.
When using Travelchime, you may select places, write comments, Like specific places, and paste images/maps into your trip logs. This data will be stored and shown when someone views a trip log that you have authored.
Note that Travelchime has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.
You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers' respective websites.
Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.
Travelchime does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.