Here at South East Asia Backpacker, the privacy of our readers is a top priority for us. As stated below, we only collect information that is willingly given to us by our readers. We never share this information with any 3rd party. Please read more below.
Collection/Sharing of data and usage of cookies
E-mail addresses may be submitted to South East Asia Backpacker through the contact page, submission of comments, or by signing up for our newsletter. These e-mail addresses will be treated as confidential. We will not share your e-mail address (or any other information you submit to us) with any 3rd party under any conditions. (Unless, of course, we are required to by law). South East Asia Backpacker may send you information relating to the site via the e-mail you submit to us (i.e., if you receive our newsletter). If you wish at any time to be removed from our mailing list, you need only ask.
Any 3rd party that works on the South East Asia Backpacker website, such as web-developers or hosting partners will be required to treat your information as strictly confidential and will not share it with anyone.
3rd Party Links
South East Asia Backpacker uses links to 3rd party websites. We are not responsible or liable for the behaviour or privacy policies of any of these linked websites. However, we are careful with the sites we link to and do not share links to sites we do not believe to be reputable/responsible.
Recording of online behaviour
We use two online behaviour observation tools (Smartlook and Hotjar) which show us how our users navigate the site. These tools are designed to allow us to eliminate features on the site which are not of interest to our users. Your online behaviour is not used for any other purpose, nor will it be shared with any 3rd party.
Affiliate links and sponsored posts
Some of the aforementioned 3rd party links are affiliates we work with. We only take on affiliates that we approve of and in most cases, use ourselves. Any purchase made through one of our affiliates will generate some income for South East Asia Backpacker at no extra cost to the customer.
South East Asia Backpacker also occasionally prints “sponsored posts”, which are paid for by the company who’s link is featured in the post. Again, we are not responsible or liable for the content, behaviour or privacy policies of these 3rd parties. That said, we do refuse to print sponsored posts for companies that appear to be in any way questionable and aim only to provide our readers with links to companies that we approve of.
Our policy on child protection
South East Asia Backpacker is a magazine aimed at adults. We do not provide products or services that would be of interest to people under the age of 18. Nor do we advertise, or do anything else that would attract readers of under 18 years old. We do not feature any content that would be inappropriate for readers under 18 years old. If we know that any visitor to our site is under 18, we do not collect any data from them.
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