Except as disclosed in these Terms, My Itchy Travel Feet does not sell or disclose any personally identifiable information it collects about its users nor does it make it possible for third parties to contact its users directly.
Personal Information: My Itchy Travel Feet collects and maintains a list of email addresses, Twitter account names, and similar information. My Itchy Travel Feet collects this information on a voluntary basis in order to provide its users with automatic updates of its content, and this information is not sold to or shared with other parties other than third-party services, such as Google Feedburner, which it uses to manage its subscription services. To unsubscribe, subscribers can click on the link in the email updates, delete their MyItchyTravelFeet.com forum account, or adjust their subscription services at third-party websites, such as Twitter or Facebook. When posting comments on My Itchy Travel Feet, the site prompts users to enter a user name, email address, and optional website; the email address is not made public on the website and is used for verification purposes only. My Itchy Travel Feet reserves the right to disclose any and all personal information it collects both as required by law and when that disclosure is necessary to protect or defend its rights, property or users and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on My Itchy Travel Feet.
Public Website: My Itchy Travel Feet is a public website. Any information users post in its comments section or any other part of the website can and will be publicly available, unless otherwise specified in these Terms. My Itchy Travel Feet is not responsible for any information, personal or otherwise, users choose to submit on its website and/or any third-party contacts that result thereof.
Children: My Itchy Travel Feet does not intentionally gather personal information about users who are under the age of 13.
Anonymous Information: My Itchy Travel Feet collects non-personally identifying, aggregate information about its users, such as search engine keywords, referring/edit pages, pages visited, geographic region, operating system, browser information, date/time stamp, and hyperlinks clicked. My Itchy Travel Feet uses this information for a variety of purposes, such as analyzing trends, evaluating its marketing strategies, and modifying its content. The aggregate information may be shared with and/or sold to third parties in a non-identifiable way.
IP Addresses: My Itchy Travel Feet automatically logs each user’s IP address with each visit and use of the website. The IP address may be linked with personally identifiable information. Unless otherwise noted in these Terms or as required by law, this information is not sold to or shared with third parties. The IP address may be used to block banned users from accessing My Itchy Travel Feet.
Advertising: My Itchy Travel Feet uses third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit its website, and it participates in Affilate Advertising networks. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.
The owner of My Itchy Travel Feet reviews travel related products. Some of these products are provided free in exchange for review, but with no promise of positive reviews. The reader will always be informed when the writer has received a product for free. As a travel writer, the owner also accepts press trips. The owner will tell you when a trip described on the website has been paid for by someone else.The site does not feature sponsored posts. The site includes affiliate ads within the copy of text, and they are clearly identifiable as ads.
Contests. From time to time, My Itchy Travel Feet will host giveaways and contests on its blog. My Itchy Travel Feet is not responsible for the accuracy of the details of each freebie or fulfillment. The organization providing the item remains fully responsible for providing its description and handling fulfillment. Contest entrants agree to hold My Itchy Travel Feet harmless in the event that an organization does not fulfill its obligations.
Links to Other Sites. My Itchy Travel Feet contains links to other websites, which are neither owned nor controlled by My Itchy Travel Feet. When users click on a link that takes them to another website, they have left My Itchy Travel Feet’s website. My Itchy Travel Feet is not responsible for the privacy policies of other sites. By providing links to other sites, My Itchy Travel Feet does not guarantee, approve, or endorse the information or products available at these sites.
Security. My Itchy Travel Feet relies on industry-standard security technologies and procedures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, alteration, and/or destruction. My Itchy Travel Feet cannot fully eliminate security risks associated with the personal information it collects, and a breech may occur.
Jurisdiction: My Itchy Travel Feet is based in Stevensville, Montana. As such, any information collected by My Itchy Travel Feet and/or voluntarily provided by My Itchy Travel Feet users will be subject to the laws and regulations of the United States. Should a dispute arise, My Itchy Travel Feet users agree that any civil action or legal proceeding shall be brought in the local, state, and federal courts of record located closest to metro-Tucson, Arizona or resolved under the rules of the American Arbitration Association (www.adr.org).
Terms Updates. The My Itchy Travel Feet Terms may be changed at any time and without notice. Should My Itchy Travel Feet undergo a change of ownership or make a substantial change regarding its use of personal information, My Itchy Travel Feet will notify individual subscribers using any subscription management services in place. Continued use of My Itchy Travel Feet’s subscription services and/or accessing its site indicates your acknowledgment of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes.