Updated: February 2, 2024
We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
Information Collection & Use
While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include but is not limited to, your name, email address, and other identifiable information (“Personal Information”). We may collect Personal Information in many forms, including, but not limited to, when you visit our site, subscribe to our email list, and in connection with other features, services, activities, or resources we make available on our site. You may be asked, when applicable, to provide an email address. We will collect this Personal Information only if you provide it to us. You may always refuse to give Personal Information, but it may prevent you from engaging in parts of this Site.
Your Personal information is stored by us internally or within a data management system. Your personal information will only be available to those who manage, obtain, or store it, or to those you have an appropriate reason to know such Personal Information.
We will collect any Personal Information that you provide to us when you purchase any of our products, sign up for our email list, or register to use our services/site. This information includes but is not limited to your name, email, debit/credit card information, postal address, age, or telephone number.
Any e-mails, comments on our site, or responses on Social Media platforms such as Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and Twitter, or questions written directly to us may be used as blog material for our audience unless specifically requested otherwise. Pieces of these emails, comments, social responses, or any other feedback may be used in website content, promotions, videos, newsletters, blog posts, columns, or future books.
You should be reminded that as with any other website, any information that you post on public spaces on our Site may be visible to others on the Site anywhere in the world. Be cautious about submitting information about yourself publicly. We cannot be responsible for any unauthorized or improper use by others of Personal Information you voluntarily share.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age in compliance with COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act), and our Website and its Content are directed to individuals who are at least 13 years old or older.
Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics. It is possible to view the Site without providing any personal details. However, without giving consent you shall not continue to view our website.
In addition, we may use third-party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor, and analyze this. This may be to display content according to your preferences, diagnose any problems with servers, or administer to any parts of the site that are heavily used. Traffic data collection does not track your activity once you leave our Site. Anonymous traffic data may be shared with business partners or advertisers on an appropriate and aggregate basis.
We may use your information in the following ways:
- For internal marketing and demographic studies to improve the Site’s services, products, and experience, or for security purposes.
- To provide you with information, services, or products we think may interest you or that you have requested, where you have previously given us consent to do so.
- To carry out any obligations between you and us arising from any contracts
- To notify you of changes to our service, to respond to feedback and inquiries about our Site or services, and to provide you customer service.
- To optimize, develop, improve, administer, and support of Site
- To produce data that may be used, published, or sold by us at our sole discretion, given that we leave the information anonymous and not connected to any identifiable person.
We may also use your information to provide you with our newsletters, email notifications, and marketing communication that you requested from us and/or consented to by opting in when completing a registration form on our Site.
You may opt-out, at any time, from receiving such communication from us by following the instructions to “unsubscribe” on the footer of every email we send to you.
Cookies + Third Party Advertisers
Cookies are files with a small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your computer’s hard drive.
Like many sites, we use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.
Advertisers & Sponsorships
ThroneandVine.com is open to forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, and other forms of compensation and/or projects. However, we will never recommend and/or write about products, services, or brands that we don’t personally use or love. We will disclose whether we are receiving any commissions or products for free, or if a trip was sponsored.
We are not responsible for the actions of our advertisers or sponsors. If you make a purchase of a product or service recommended or from a link on our Site, you must take action with that company to resolve any issues and NOT with our website. Any product, claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.
Affiliate Program Participation
Certain links on the website are affiliate or referral links. At no additional cost to you, we will earn a small percentage of the sale if you make a purchase through our affiliate link. This helps us keep our site up and running for the benefit of the readers. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.
Newsletters & Opt-out
On Throneandvine.com you may subscribe to our newsletter, which may be used for advertising purposes. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, we may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. This behavior will not be passed on to third parties. As noted previously, you may opt out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails.
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.