CONTENT DISCLAIMER:

KGB in Wanderland (https://www.kgbinwanderland.com) is a personal blog owned and managed by Karen G. Bautista.

This personal blog was written and edited by me. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. This blog contains reviews of products or services that I have paid for and are for personal use. I am always honest in my reviews. I do not claim to be an expert nor do I know everything about the topics discussed on this blog. The content of this blog is from my personal experiences.

I strive to make the contents of this blog not only entertaining but also useful to my readers and I will occasionally provide relevant information such as location, hours of operation and a little background on the topics that are covered. However, I do not have control over any changes in this information and may not be aware of it all the time. It is the reader’s responsibility to find the most up-to-date information relevant to their concern. I will make every effort to credit my sources and provide links to an official website if there’s any.

I write all the content in good faith and for general information purposes only. It does not constitute legal, financial, or other professional advice on any subject matter. As such, read and enjoy but always use your best judgment.

COMMENTS:

This blog welcomes healthy dialogues in the comments section of every post. However, I am not responsible for the content in the comments submitted by anonymous or registered users of this blog. I reserve the right to turn off the comments section and edit or delete any comments without notice due to spam, profanity, offensive language, hate speech, threats or direct attacks on an individual or group or anything else deemed inappropriate and unnecessary.

COPYRIGHT POLICY:

All content, including text and photography, are original content by the blog owner, Karen G. Bautista unless stated otherwise. These are my intellectual property. You may use the information on this blog for personal use only. While you are encouraged to share the content of my blog on your social media accounts such as Pinterest, Facebook or Twitter, you may not claim credit or ownership of any original work. If you would like to publish my work on your website or in print, please email me first at karen@kgbinwanderland.com to get my written consent.

I am not responsible for republished content from this blog on other blogs or websites without my written permission.

I occasionally use stock photos from Canva, Pixabay, and Pexels that would best fit the topic of my blog post. I will make every effort to ensure that I only use a free license and no attribution required image. If there is an error and you own rights to any of the images, please contact me and they will be promptly removed.

For photos taken by an official photographer (as a professional service that I have fully paid for), I will make effort to link back to the photographer’s social media account or website with his/her permission.

AFFILIATE DISCLOSURE:

Some of the links on this website are affiliate or referral links, which means that I may earn a small commission if you click on the link or make a qualifying purchase using the link. Posts that contain affiliate links are clearly marked.

AMAZON ASSOCIATES DISCLAIMER: 

Karen G. Bautista, through the website kgbinwanderland.com, is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.

SPONSORED POSTS/FREEBIES:

This blog may feature sponsored content from a brand or company. I may receive compensation to create and post content around their product or service. It may influence what and how I write about them. I will only accept sponsored posts from products that I like, brands that I trust, and other goods and services that will fit the theme of my blog. Sponsored or paid content is clearly marked.

This blog also accepts free products, goods, and services. I am not obliged to review, create content or endorse any of these free items. I will only do so for products, goods, and services that I like, have personally used or those that will be of value to the readers of this blog. Posts that contain products or services that were received free of charge are clearly marked.

I exercise 100% honesty in all my opinions, reviews and blog content.

PRIVACY POLICY:

COOKIES:

By using this website, you agree to the use of cookies. Cookies are files with small amount of data that is commonly used as an anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive.

This blog uses these “cookies” to collect information and to improve our service. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies and know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. These cookies do not collect information that personally identifies you as an individual (other than your Internet protocol address).

If you leave a comment on this blog you may opt-in to save 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.

You can turn off the use of cookies at any time by changing your specific browser settings. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our service.

LOG DATA:

Whenever you visit this blog, my hosting service (BlueHost) collects information that your browser sends. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser version, pages that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics. This is a standard procedure that is part of the hosting service’s analytics. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information. These log data are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

SERVICE AND ADVERTISEMENT PROVIDERS:

This blog uses third-party services for the following reasons:

  • To facilitate and improve our service;
  • To provide services on our behalf;
  • To perform service-related services; or
  • To assist us in analyzing how this blog is used.

These third parties have their own ways on how to access and store your data. They need this data to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.

My current Service and Advertising Providers (names are linked to their own Privacy Policy) are:

Agoda.com

Amazon.com

Booking.com

Google Analytics

Google Adsense

Jetpack/Automattic

Klook

Mailerlite

Trazy.com

UpdraftPlus

Viator.com

WordPress

WP-Optimize

Yoast

Also these WordPress Plugins:

SMUSH

Smush sends images to the WPMU DEV servers to optimize them for web use. This includes the transfer of EXIF data. The EXIF data will either be stripped or returned as it is. It is not stored on the WPMU DEV servers.

Smush uses a third-party email service (Drip) to send informational emails to the site administrator. The administrator’s email address is sent to Drip and a cookie is set by the service. Only administrator information is collected by Drip.

WP RECIPE MAKER

Bootstrapped Ventures, the developer of WP Recipe Maker, does not have access to any of the data collected by the plugin. This is all stored in your local database and not communicated back to the developer.

When comment ratings are enabled we store the rating a user has given to a recipe along with the personal data WordPress core stores.

When user ratings are enabled we store a WPRM_User_Voted_%recipe% cookie (with %recipe% the ID of the recipe) that contains the rating this user has given to a particular recipe. This cookie is used as (one of the) measures to prevent rating spam.

When user ratings are enabled we store the IP address upon voting. This is used as (one of the) measures to prevent rating spam.

Our cookies for this plugin are stored for 30 days. User submitted data is stored indefinitely in the local database.

AKISMET

Akismet collects information about visitors who comment on this blog that use Akismet’s anti-spam service. The information Akismet collects depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).

EMAIL ADDRESSES:

This blog has an email subscription list, provided for by MailerLite. The purpose of the email subscription list to send monthly updates and summary about this blog which may include information about new posts, promotions, special offers or freebies. Your email address and name (not required) will only be collected if and when you enter and submit it to this blog’s subscription form. You will also receive an email and would need to click on the confirmation link on that email to give consent that you indeed want to be added to my subscription list.

Your email address and name (not required) will also be collected if you send me a message using my contact form. These messages are saved indefinitely in the database for customer service purposes only and I will delete them upon request. I  do not use the information submitted using the contact form for marketing purposes nor do I proactively include your email address on my newsletter subscription list or submit/sell them to any third-party company.

I take the security of your email address very seriously and will never disclose it or any other information to a third party without your express consent.

If you wish to have your email address and all data associated with it removed from this blog’s database, or you would like to request of a copy of your user data, you can contact me at any time at karen@kgbinwanderland.com.

There is also an unsubscribe link at the bottom of every newsletter. For MailerLite’s own Privacy Policy, you may read it here:

COMMENTS:

When visitors leave comments on this blog, 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.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

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.

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

If you wish to delete any of your comments in a blog post, please send me a message or email me at karen@kgbinwanderland.com and I will delete it for you.

YOUR RIGHTS OVER YOUR DATA:

If you are subscribed to the newsletter of this blog 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.

EMBEDDED CONTENT FROM OTHER WEBSITES:

Articles on this blog 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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

CHILDREN’S PRIVACY:

This blog does not address anyone under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. I6 the case we discover that a child under 16 has provided us with personal information, we immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we will be able to do necessary actions.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, we advise you to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. These changes are effective immediately after they are posted on this page.

TERMS OF USE:

The use of this blog is at the viewer/user’s sole risk. While every effort is made in presenting up-to-date and accurate information, no responsibility or liability, whatsoever, is accepted by the blog owner of this blog for any errors, omissions, outdated or misleading information on these pages or any site to which these pages are connected to or are linked. The owner will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages resulting from the use of this blog or any linked website from this website or any linked external website to this blog.

From this blog, you can visit other websites by following hyperlinks to such external sites. The blog owner will as much as possible provide only quality links to useful and ethical websites, however, the blog owner has no control over the content and nature of these sites. Please be aware that when you leave this blog and click on to another website, you are advised to read the privacy policy of that website before engaging in any business or disclosing any personal information. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Any file (images, pdf, etc) that you download from this blog is at your own risk. This blog will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages resulting from a corrupted or damaged file.


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This Content Disclaimer, Copyright Policy, Affiliate Disclosure, Privacy Policy and Terms of Use are subject to change without notice and was last updated on February 21, 2019. For more information, please contact the owner at karen@kgbinwanderland.com