Our Promise to You as a reader
We will always disclosure any financial stake in a post. Similarly, we will always tell you if we received something for free Or paid for by a sponsor. We want you to feel that this blog is fun, authentic and trustworthy and we strive to provide value through our content and newsletter.
Who we are
MuslimTravelGirl is an award winning travel site helping Muslim Millennial explore the world in style without breaking the bank. Our mission is to help, inspire and equip muslim travelers with confidence for adventure.
Our website address is: https://muslimtravelgirl.com.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you leave a comment, certain information (your name as you provide it) may be publicly visible, however your email address will not be. We will not contact you using your email as this goes against GDPR regulations, so if you wish to be contacted by please contact us directly. Please do not request that we contact you in the comments.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
The only information provided via the contact forms is your name and email which are stored via WordPress for the purpose of replying to you. Under no circumstances there are used to enrol you in the newsletters as this will violate the GDPR law.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Note that MuslimTravelGirl has financial relationships with some of the merchants mentioned on this blog. MuslimTravelGirl may be compensated if consumers choose to utilize the links located throughout the content on this site and generate sales for the said merchant. You are not obligated to click on any link or buy any products that are advertised if you do we earn a small commission with no extra cost to you.
MuslimTravelGirl uses Google Analytics to track our visitors -this service tracks Website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics. We have anonymized our Google Analytics data and never look at non-aggregated data.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
How do we travel
We pay for 95% of our travel expenses and if we have received a complimentary night or other service this will be clearly stated in the article. Majority of our travel are paid for by us in cash or loyalty points.
We use Active Campaign and New Kajabi for our newsletter, which you can opt out of, and Google Analytics for analyzing website data.
If you subscribed to our newsletter, you will receive our newsletters. You can always unsubscribe by following the link in the email you have received which is stated clearly.
If you gave us your name, it will only be used to personalize the newsletters
We have never sold, we are not selling, and we will not sell any of your personal data provided to us
All of our affiliates are GDPR compliant
You have the right to:
– be informed regarding how the data is collected and used
– have access to the data about you
– ask us to change the data about you
– ask us to delete the data about you
– ask us to stop sending your newsletters
MuslimTravelGirl abides by GDPR regulations, so if you wish to have your information (e.g. comments removed) and you’re an EU resident, please get in touch with us. We are happy to amend/remove your information/comments/email from the mailing list if you contact us. We do not retain secondary copies of commenters/reader contact information without permission. Similarly, we do not resell or share your contact information with third parties. Similarly, once you opt out of the mailing list, you are permanently removed.
How can your information be used
- to operate and maintain the Website;
- To send you newsletters. Each email promotion will provide an easy opt-out button;
- To respond to your comments or inquiries;
- To track and measure statistics/advertising on the Website;
- To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.
This site’s platform is WordPress. WordPress 4.9.6, the WordPress core software is GDPR compliant. WordPress core team has added several GDPR enhancements to make sure that WordPress is GDPR compliant. It’s important to note that when we talk about WordPress, we’re talking about self-hosted WordPress.or