Privacy and Cookie Policy

At parisbytrain.com we consider the privacy of our visitors to be very important. This privacy and cookie policy document describes in detail the types of personal information that is collected and recorded by parisbytrain.com and how we use it.

Please also read the terms and conditions of using Parisbytrain.com and be aware that by continuing to use this site you are agreeing to abide by those terms and conditions.

Log Files

Like many other Web sites, parisbytrain.com makes use of log files. These files log page requests to the site – a standard procedure for any website or web hosting company. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, page requested, browser type, date/time stamp, referring pages if any. This information is used to ensure the site is operational, to administer the site and to prevent abuse/misuse of the site and its resources. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.  These logs files are not accessible to anyone outside of parisbytrain.com and are deleted one year after they are created.

Cookies and Web Beacons

Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to store settings and information to customize a user’s browsing experience.

parisbytrain.com uses cookies to store information about visitors’ preferences (such as language preference), to record browser-specific information on which pages the site visitor accesses or visits, and to personalize or customize our web page content based upon visitors’ browser type, language, size or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

For visitors in the EEA: In adherence to GDPR laws we store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies we need your permission.

 

This site uses different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third party services that appear on our pages.


Necessary Cookies List

  • CookieControl (site_usage, personalizedads, preferences)
  • Cloudflare (__cfduid)

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are used to save your consent choices about cookies and to speed up delivery of website content to your browser. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but the site may not work properly.


Site Usage Cookies (Analytics)

  • Google Analytics (_ga, _gid, _gat)

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources, so we can measure and improve the performance & relevance of our information. They help us know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know what content visitors are interested in reading.


Personalized Ads Cookies

  • Google Adsense (ga_pac)

Personalized Ads cookies are used to improve advertising relevance for users and increases ROI for advertisers. Inferences about a user’s interests based on the sites they visit allows advertisers to target their campaigns according to these interests, providing an improved experience for users and advertisers alike. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers, advertisers and visitors.

To learn more about how Google AdSense uses cookies and how to control consent for those cookies, please visit Google’s Privacy and Terms page with links to Ads Settings.

https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads


Preferences Cookies

  • Language Choice (pll_language)

Preferences cookies are used to tailor the site language to your preference, either by your choice or by the language preference set in your web browser. If this cookie is not allowed, the website will not retain your language preference page to page.

 

Our Advertising Partners

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include:

Each of these advertising partners has their own Privacy Policy, linked above.

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology in their respective advertisements and links that appear on parisbytrain.com and which are sent directly to your browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) may also be used by our site’s third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on the site.

parisbytrain.com has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Third Party Privacy Policies

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. parisbytrain.com’s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites. Please see the privacy policies linked above for more information on the respective third party privacy policies..

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites. What Are Cookies?

 

Google AdSense Cookies

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on parisbytrain.com.

Google’s use of cookies enables it to serve ads to our site’s visitors based upon their visit to parisbytrain.com and other sites on the Internet.

Users may opt out of the use of AdSense targeted ad cookies by using the cookie control tool on our website, accessible by clicking either the Cookie Preferences button on the footer bar, or the triangle located on the bottom left hand of the browser window and selecting Off for Personalized Ads, after which ads seen on Parisbytrain.com will only use contextual information in determine what ads to show, such as the content of the article you are reading.   Making this change using our cookie control tool will only affect ads you see on Parisbytrain.com. To make this change for all sites you visit that use Google Adsense, visit and use the tools provided on the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL – https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads

 

Tradedoubler Retargeting Cookies

Tradedoubler uses cookies to serve interest based ads.  Although Parisbytrain.com doesn’t show Tradedoubler ads based on visitor’s personal interests, Tradedoubler does collect information from visitors browsing activities and may serve targeted ads on other sites using their advertising technology.  To learn more about Tradedoubler’s privacy policy and how they use cookies, see Part 2 of their Privacy Policy.

http://www.tradedoubler.com/en/privacy-policy/

 

To opt-out of interest based ad targeting from Tradedoubler, use this form provided by Tradedoubler:

https://publisher.tradedoubler.com/include/functions/optout.html

 

Information We Collect

If you post a question using our Questions and Answers form, we collect your email address so that we can reply to your question.  Your email address supplied through the Question and Answer form is never shared with any third party and is used solely for the purpose of notifying you of a response from our staff to your question.  Your email address will be deleted from our systems 30 days after your question is posted to the website.

 

Information Protection

Information collected (IP addresses in web server logs and email addresses for questions submitted via the Questions and Answers form) are stored on professionally maintained & secured Linux servers that have extremely limited access requiring cryptographic keys to access over secure communications protocols (SSH).  No third parties have access to this information. Only the professional server hosting company and Parisbytrain ownership have access to these data, and only by express permission by Parisbytrain.com ownership.

 

Removal of Personal Data

Email addresses collected during the Question Answer form submission will be automatically deleted 30 days from the date of question form submission.  If you have submitted a question and provided your email address and wish to have your email address removed sooner than 30 days, please contact [email protected] requesting email address removal from the Question Answer service.

 

Children’s Information

We believe it is important to provide added protection for children online. We encourage parents and guardians to spend time online with their children to observe, participate in and/or monitor and guide their online activity. parisbytrain.com does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian believes that parisbytrain.com has in its database the personally-identifiable information of a child under the age of 13, please contact us immediately (using the contact in the first paragraph) and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Consent

By using our website, you hereby consent to our privacy and cookie policy and agree to its terms.

 

Update

This Privacy Policy was last updated on: Friday, May 25th, 2018.

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email at [email protected]

Should we update, amend or make any changes to our privacy policy, those changes will be posted here.

Privacy and Cookie Policy was last modified: May 25th, 2018 by Ben Lam