At movingtobarcelona.com, we recognise that privacy of your personal information is important. Here is information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use and visit movingtobarcelona.com, and how we safeguard your information.
We collect personal information that you submit to use via the website forms or by email, such as your name, address, contact information and information about your business or service that has been submitted to our directory for inclusion online. This also includes reviews and comments left on this website. We also collect usernames and password hits if you open a user account on this site.
As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site.
Cookies and Web Beacons
We also use third party advertisements on www.movingtobarcelona.com to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP, the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing London real estate ads to someone in London, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents visits cooking sites).
Google Adsense and DoubleClick DART cookies
We also may use DART cookies for ad serving through Google’s DoubleClick, which places a cookie on your computer when you are browsing the web and visit a site using DoubleClick advertising (including some Google AdSense advertisements). This cookie is used to serve ads specific to you and your interests (“interest based targeting”). The ads served will be targeted based on your previous browsing history (For example, if you have been viewing sites about visiting Las Vegas, you may see Las Vegas hotel advertisements when viewing a non-related site, such as on a site about hockey). DART uses “non personally identifiable information”. It does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, telephone number, social security numbers, bank account numbers or credit card numbers. You can opt-out of this ad serving on all sites using this advertising by visiting http://www.doubleclick.com/privacy/dart_adserving.aspx
You can chose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or programmes, such as logging into forums or accounts.
Deleting cookies does not mean you are permanently opted out of any advertising programme. Unless you have settings that disallow cookies, the next time you visit a site running the advertisements, a new cookie will be added.
Other Third Party Cookies
These are cookies set on your machine by external websites whose services are used on this site. Cookies of this type are the sharing buttons across the site allowing visitors to share content onto social networks. Cookies are currently set by LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, etc. In order to implement these buttons, and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there are scripts from domains outside of our website. You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on this website.
You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.
movingtobarcelona.com runs a newsletter which you can subscribe to. You have the ability to opt out of these newsletters at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link which is included at the bottom of every newsletter.
movingtobarcelona.com sells a downloadable ebook in PDF format. Payment is processed via PayPal. We share only the necessary information with PayPal in order to process a purchase made via the movingtobarcelona.com website. Paypal do not share your sensitive financial details with movingtobarcelona.com.
Part of our website runs WordPress and cookies are used to store basic data on your interactions with WordPress, and whether you have logged into WordPress. We use a session cookie to remember your log-in for you if you are a registered user and we deem these as being strictly necessary to the working of the website. If these are disabled then various functionality on the site will be broken.
People who reside within the European Economic Area have certain specific rights to access and control their personal data. If you live in the European Economic Area you can request to see and change your own personal data held by other parties. You also have the right to request that your personal data is deleted by the other party. We rely on your consent to use your data, but you can withdraw that consent whenever you choose to.
If you have any questions about personal data held by movingtobarcelona.com, you can contact us here.