Privacy and affiliate policy for Visit Spain and Mediterranean.com
Visit Spain and Mediterranean is a personal travel blog written and maintained by Noel Morata. I love to travel and share travel inspiration but I also want to be transparent and believe in your right to privacy while you check out my travel website.
The following policy describes what information I collect, how it is used, and the use of affiliate links to all the posts I share.
This website may log information using cookies – small data files stored on your local browser. Session cookies expire when you close the browse but persistent cookies may stay for an extended period of time until automatic deletion by the browser or manual deletion by the user. The purpose of cookies is to personalize your experience on the website by tracking your visits – but only tracking your visit to this website.
Tracking through Google Analytics and Google Search Console
I typically use Google Analytics on this website, and collect certain information such as your type of browser, device used to visit the website, number of visits to each page on the website, and length of visit to each page. I use this information to determine the success rate of my travel writing and marketing practices.
** This information will never be sold or given to anyone else.
Information you voluntarily submit to the website may include your full name and email address. The only time this information will be requested is signing up for email marketing – also called the newsletter or when you leave a comment on any blog article.
How Your Information is Used
I use your information submitted to this website for the following purposes:
– Operate and maintain the website.
– To send you promotional marketing materials such as newsletters for travel inspiration
– To respond to your comments.
– To track website visitations for advertising purposes.
Third-Party Use of Your Information
I do not sell your personal information or provide it to anyone else. This information is for my use only. However, there are some third-parties who may have access to the personal information you provide on this website.
Google Analytics tracks all visitors to this website and logs your information via IP address, but no other personal information is captured. Google does not record name, email address, or banking information.
I use MailChimp is my chosen method for collecting email addresses and sending email marketing materials. The only information MailChimp is provided is your full name and email address only if you choose to register for my email marketing.
At Visit Spain and Mediterrean uses Affiliate Links throughout the website. An affiliate link is a link to a special URL that provides compensation to me as incentive for placing the link on the website.
I do not accept payment for placing the links on my website. The purpose of an affiliate link is to provide a commission to me. I only earn that commission if you click the affiliate link and make a purchase. You do not pay more for a product purchased through an affiliate link.
I am a member of the Amazon Associates Program and Travel Payout affiliate programs.
About the author of Visit Spain and Mediterranean
Noel Morata is an avid professional photographer, video dabbler and content creator. He began a career as a travel and portrait photographer while starting a travel blog in 2014. This has morphed into his passion featuring road trip itineraries, day trip guides, and where to find tasty street food and local eats. For Noel, exploring Spain and the Mediterranean coastline is not just a career or a passion, it’s a way of seeing Spanish history, culture, food and lifestyle in all the right places and special moments.