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Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.californiatouristguide.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact forms

If you use the Contact Us page to send us a message, we will have your email address, name given and message.

Cookies

We do not accept comments at this time, and therefore, there are no cookies capturing your information for comments.

We do not ask you to log in as a. user of the site, and therefore do not capture or store any WordPress user data.

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.

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.

Analytics

We use Google analytics to better understand how visitors are using the site, and Google does place cookies in your browser to measure various actions you take on the site such as clicking, reading and leaving.  Google reports summary results to us with no personally identifying information.  See Google’s privacy policy for what they may do with the information they may have.

Advertising

We are members of three advertising networks:  Google, Facebook and Amazon.  All three of those networks install tracking cookies in your browser in order to, among other purposes, determine which advertisements would be most relevant to you.  When you visit our site, those networks read that cookie and serve you an ad on the page you are visiting.   They also may update that cookie based on the content and interaction between you and our website.  Last, they report to us the results interactions you have with the advertisement, such as click-throughs or purchases, but do not share any personally identifiable information.

Who we share your data with

See “Advertising” above.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a contact-us message, that message and its metadata are retained indefinitely. 

The duration of all other cookies is a function of the privacy policies Google, Facebook and Amazon respectively.  We do not independently capture or keep any information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have sent us a contact-us message, you can request a copy of any such personal data we hold about you, including any such message. You can also request that we erase all such 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

See “Advertising” above.

Contact information

If you need to reach us, use the contact us form.