Our website address is: https://myhomeinportugal.com.
My Home in Portugal is a personal blog about life in Portugal, which is written and edited by Laura Bailey.
Information We Collect
Like most website operators, My Home in Portugal collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. My Home in Portugal’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how My Home in Portugal’s visitors use its website. From time to time, My Home in Portugal may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
My Home in Portugal also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our blogs. My Home in Portugal only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to the My Home in Portugal website choose to interact with My Home in Portugal in ways that require My Home in Portugal to gather personally-identifying information, such as through leaving a comment on a blog post. The amount and type of information that My Home in Portugal gathers depends on the nature of the interaction.
For example, we ask visitors who comment on our blog to provide their name, email address, and website. Those who wish to receive My Home in Portugal updates via email, we collect their emails. In each case, My Home in Portugal collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with My Home in Portugal.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
My Home in Portugal discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on My Home in Portugal’s behalf or to provide services available at My Home in Portugal’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using My Home in Portugal’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. My Home in Portugal will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone.
Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, My Home in Portugal discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when My Home in Portugal believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of My Home in Portugal, third parties or the public at large.
If you have subscribed to the My Home in Portugal mailing list and have supplied your email address, My Home in Portugal may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new blog posts, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with My Home in Portugal. If you send us an email, we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. My Home in Portugal takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
Cookies & Web Beacons
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving 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.
DoubleClick DART Cookie
Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to My Home in Portugal and other sites on the Internet.
Like many other Web sites, My Home in Portugal makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyse trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.