This website and its contents belong to Mark and Kristen Morgan of Where Are Those Morgans travel, hiking and photography blog under Where Are Those Morgans, LLC.
It operates at https://wherearethosemorgans.com/ as well as (“WATM”, “Website”, “We”, “Us”, “Blog”, “Site”) and is governed by the following policies outlined on this page. The term “you” refers to any user of this Site.
This entire policy is valid from 10 May 2020.
Wherearethosemorgans (dot) com is a for-profit Website/Blog used to inspire travel, hiking and photography. This Site is intended for your personal non-commercial use. The information found on this Website aims to serve as an overview for matters of interest.
While we (Mark and Kristen Morgan) have a great deal of experience in these activities, we are not perfect and we mess up like all people. We do our best to fact check and verify any content produced on our Website. However, rules and regulations constantly change so please do your part to double check any information found on Wherearethosemorgans (dot) com before relying on it.
Our goal is to provide the best up to date information as possible. However, we cannot guarantee the same results when traveling to any locations or destinations discussed on our Website. We regularly update our content as necessary, but please understand this information is based on our personal experiences. These experiences will vary between individuals.
Use common sense when outside traveling, hiking and taking photographs.
Use information on this Site at your own risk.
Limitations of Liability
You acknowledge and agree Wherearethosemorgans (dot) com along with Mark and Kristen Morgan are not liable (under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise), directly or indirectly for any loss or injury caused in relation to any content, products or activities found on this Website or its social media channels.
You herby indemnify, defend and hold harmless, Where Are Those Morgans LLC, and its members from any and all, direct or indirect, losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including but not limited to legal expenses and attorney fees) related to or associated with your use of this Site and acting upon the information provided by this Site.
In some cases, we will use affiliate links to recommend products or activities. This Site may engage in affiliate Marketing which is accomplished by embedding tracking links placed onto the Website. If you click on the link or make a purchase from one of these links, we may make a small commission at no extra cost to you. A cookie may also be placed on your browser to track these commission sales.
As we mentioned earlier, this is a for-profit Website. We may accept forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, affiliate links and other forms of compensation. This Website also utilizes word of mouth marketing standards to promote products we personally use.
We will always be open and honest about this particular compensation in that these topics / posts will be identified as paid or sponsored content. Even though we may receive compensation for our content or advertisements, all opinions, experiences and writings found on this blog are entirely ours. We only work with brands and products we love and would personally use ourselves. We would never promote or endorse a product and/or activity we do not believe in or wouldn’t do ourselves.
Your privacy is very important to Wherearethosemorgans (dot) com. We want to give you a clear understanding of how we collect, use and protect your personal information. We do not sell or give away any of your personal information to other companies.
What Information Do We Collect?
We collect information such as your name and email address when you voluntarily enter it into our Website. This includes signing up for our newsletter, commenting on a post, submitting a contact form or entering information on our site. With your permission, we may send you emails regarding updates, travel information and more. Please note you can opt out at any time using the “unsubscribe” link.
We may automatically collect information regarding the device you are using, your IP address, referring website, pages views, length of stay, dates / times you accessed the Site, browser type and links clicked.
How Will Your Information Be Used?
- Operate and maintain the website
- Create your account
- Monitor and analyze trends
- Respond to comments and/or inquiries
- Improve our services
- Provide advertisements and promotional products
- Provide user support
- Protect, investigate and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity
Our overall goal is to better serve you!
How Do We Protect Your Data?
Please understand no information transmitted over the internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to this Website. However, we will protect your personal information as best as possible. The transmission and exchange of information is carried out at your own risk.
We will not use or disclose information that could be used to identify an individual except to ensure the proper functioning of this Website and when the law requires us to do so.
This Website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes the Website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact us immediately at markandkristen@wherearethosemorgans (dot) com. We will use our best efforts to remove such information from our records.
First, what are cookies? Cookies are small files of information that are stored on your computer by a Website or Service Provider. They are designed to record browsing history, log in information and web surfing history.
Third Party Cookies
Mediavine Programmatic Advertising (Ver 1.1)
The Website works with Mediavine to manage third-party interest-based advertising appearing on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website.
First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at All About Cookies.
Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site. In the event you opt-out, you will still see non-personalized advertisements on the Website.
The Website collects the following data using a cookie when serving personalized ads:
- IP Address
- Operating System type
- Operating System version
- Device Type
- Language of the website
- Web browser type
- Email (in hashed form)
Mediavine Partners (companies listed below with whom Mediavine shares data) may also use this data to link to other end user information the partner has independently collected to deliver targeted advertisements. Mediavine Partners may also separately collect data about end users from other sources, such as advertising IDs or pixels, and link that data to data collected from Mediavine publishers in order to provide interest-based advertising across your online experience, including devices, browsers and apps. This data includes usage data, cookie information, device information, information about interactions between users and advertisements and websites, geolocation data, traffic data, and information about a visitor’s referral source to a particular website. Mediavine Partners may also create unique IDs to create audience segments, which are used to provide targeted advertising.
If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit National Advertising Initiative opt out page. You may also visit Digital Advertising Alliance website and Network Advertising Initiative website to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at Digital Advertising Alliance’s AppChoices app to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
For specific information about Mediavine Partners, the data each collects and their data collection and privacy policies, please visit Mediavine Partners.
When visitors leave comments on the Site, we collect the data shown in the comments form. The visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. This information is kept safe and never displayed publicly. We do not share any information you submit to third parties. Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Please be kind and courteous in the comments section. We reserve the right to edit and / or remove any comments which appear to be malicious, inappropriate, threatening and spam-worthy. Additionally, any individual who violates this comment policy will be permanently deleted and blocked.
External Web Sites
However, we constantly seek to protect the integrity of our Site and welcome any feedback for external Sites. Our contact information can be found on the bottom of this page.
On the Website, you may subscribe to our newsletter, which may be utilized for advertising purposes. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixels are embedded in emails and allows for an analysis of the success in online marketing campaigns. Because of the tracking pixels, we may see if and when you open an email as well as the links you click within the email. This also allows the Website to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This behavior will not be passed on to third parties.
Rights Related to Your Personal Information
Opt-Out: You may opt-out (unsubscribe) of future newsletters and email communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe link” in our emails. You may also notify us at markandkristen@wherearethosemorgans (dot) com to be removed from our emailing list.
Access: You may access personal information we may have on you by submitting a request to us at markandkristen@wherearethosemorgans (dot) com.
Amend / Update: You may contact us at markandkristen@wherearethosemorgans (dot) com to amend or updates your personal information.
Forget: In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to markandkristen@wherearethosemorgans (dot) com.
Please note we may need to retain certain information for record keeping purposes or to complete transactions which may be required by law.
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Intellectual Property Rights
Where Are Those Morgans, including original content and photos are owned by Where Are Those Morgans (Mark and Kristen Morgan). This material, along with content presented on corresponding social media channels, are protected by all applicable intellectual property rights, trademark laws and other laws both in the United States and other countries.
Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following:
You many use one or two photos from Where Are Those Morgans with proper credit and a link back to wherearethosemorgans.com.
The use of bulk photos is absolutely prohibited. Please contact Mark and Kristen Morgan at Markandkristen@wherearethosemorgans (dot) com if you want to use more than two photos.
You may not, except with our written permission, distribute, re-post or use our content in any way on both written content as well as media (including email and other electronic means).
You may not use this Website in any way that may cause damage or impairments to the availability or accessibility to this Website. Additionally, you may not use this Website to copy, store, host, transmit, use, publish, distribute or send any material which may be linked to (or consists of) spyware, computer virus or other malicious computer software.
Be kind and courteous in the comments section. We reserve the right to edit or remove any comments we perceive as malicious, threatening, spam-worthy or inappropriate. Any individual who violates this comment policy will be blocked permanently.
If you still have questions or comments after reading through these policies, please email Mark and Kristen Morgan at email@example.com for further inquiries.