Privacy Policy

This policy is effective as of August 1, 2019.



All content provided on That Travelista is provided for informational purposes only. I make no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information and will not be liable for any errors or omissions in this information nor for the availability of this information. That Travelista will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages from the display or use of this information.

This also applies to any one-on-one information or advice provided by me in the form of, but not limited to, responses to comments, responses to email, and interactions via social media accounts associated with That Travelista.


The views and opinions expressed on this blog are mine (Em) and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of anyone else.

I make no representations as to the political, economic, or social situations in destinations about which I write. I am not required to disclose my personal beliefs and opinions about the these situations in destinations I visit or share on this site.

I always do my best to travel ethically. However, I also believe that boycotting destinations does litle to help the people of those destinations. If I were to boycott every destination under a government with which I disagree, I would never travel. Because I visit a destination or because I write about a destination does not in any way suggest that I support the government of that destination.


The content of this blog is covered by copyright, and all words and photographs are the copyright of That Travelista, unless otherwise stated. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s author and owner is strictly prohibited. Small excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to this site’s author (Em) and That Travelista, with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.

I work hard to provide readers with a visually pleasant and informationally useful travel site. If you would like to use any of my photography or republish my articles, please email me, and I will forward you my rates.


I want to make this travel site a community. Comments and discussions on this blog are a key way to do that. However, I will not tolerate inappropriate or abusive language of any sort. I reserve the right to edit or delete any comments submitted to this blog without notice. Additionally, I am not responsible or liable for any comments made by others on this blog.


That Travelista may discuss and/or link to third-party products or services. Some of these links may be affiliate links, which provide That Travelista a small monetary compensation to maintain the site. This is at no additional cost to the user.

That Travelista is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites to which it links.


Any information stored on the That Travelista mailing list is solely kept for the distribution of That Travelista’s posts and newsletters. That Travelista does not share personal information with third-parties.


That Travelista values the privacy of all site visitors and is committed to protecting it. This privacy policy explains how That Travelista (“the website,” ”the site,” “the blog,” “I,” “me”) collects, uses, and shares information about visitors. This document applies to the website and all products and services offered by That Travelista.

This privacy policy is linked to from every page on this site. It includes the word “privacy.”


That Travelista does not collect information from visitors to the site unless voluntarily submitted. Ways information can voluntarily be submitted includes, but is not limited to: visiting the site, registering on the website, submitting a form, placing an order, subscribing to the newsletter, respond to a survey, leaving a comment, or emailing me.

Information collected from visiting the site is non-personal identification information about the visitor and decive used to access That Travelista. Examples of such information include, but are not limited to, IP address, pages viewed, links clicked, and date and time accessed.

That Travelista does not seek sensitive personal information such as race, political beliefs, religion, political associations, sexual preference, or genetic information.


That Travelista uses collected information to imrpove the website and better serve visitors to the site. Examples of this include, but are not limited to, operating and maintaining the site, sending email newsletters, responding to comments, emails, and inquires, and tracking site statistics.

That Travelista has never sold, is not selling, and will not sell any personal data provided.


That Travelista may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize the sharing of your information. Additionally, That Travelista may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.

That Travelista currently uses the following third-party service providers.


This service tracks site usage and provides information, such as referring websites and user actions on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics. That Travelista’s Google Analytics data is anonymous and aggregated.


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.


That Travelista uses this service to deliver email updates and newsletters. It stores your name and email address for purposes of delivering such communications that you have opted-in to receive.


This service is responsible for hosting and operating the website platform used by That Travelista.


That Travelista may log information using cookies. Cookies are small files which are stored on a user’s computer and can be accessed either by the web server or the client computer, if the user allows. This allows the server to deliver a page tailored to a particular user and to carry information from one visit to the website to the next.

That Travelista uses cookies to compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction, in order to offer better site experience for the visitor. Cookies may also be used by third-party services.

Users may prevent the use of cookies by That Travelista and its third-parties by using a corresponding setting of their internet browsers.


If you leave a comment on an article, certain information, such as your name as you provide it, may be publicly visible, however your email address will not be.

Please do not request that I contact you in comments. I will not contact you using your email, so if you wish to be contacted by me, please contact me directly.

At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to That Travelista.


This site uses reasonable methods to ensure security of the information visitors provide to it and information collected automatically. This includes using standard security protocols and working only with reputable third-party vendors.

Email is not recognized as a secure medium of communication. Please do not send private information to That Travelista by email.


That Travelista does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under 18 years old, nor does That Travelista market to children under the age of 18 years old. If a parent or guardian believes That Travelista has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 18, the parent or guardian can contact That Travelista to request removal of the child’s personally identifiable information.


Site visitors have the right to view, edit, or delete the personal data That Travelista has collected about them, as well as to withdraw consent or to object to the processing of their personal data. In order to do this, please contact me.


That Travelista is GDPR compliant. Visitors from within the EU are protected under the GDPR and have the following rights:

  1. The right to be informed
  2. The right of access
  3. The right to rectification
  4. The right to erasure
  5. The right to restrict processing
  6. The right to data portability
  7. The right to object
  8. Rights related to automated decision making and profiling


Users can visit this site anonymously.


Please note that this site does not currently respond to browser “Do Not Track” settings.


By using this Website, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use this Website. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of any changes to this policy will be understood as your acceptance of those changes.


Have any questions? Contact That Travelista.