At Only Once Today, we think your privacy is very important and we want to handle any information provided to us with care and trust.

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.

Some information is obtained while you’re surfing our website at https://onlyonce.today, While other information will only be obtained when you choose to fill in information in a form, like your email address.

The information we obtain automatically

  • Your log data / IP address
    • Your log data and IP address will be collected once you use our website
  • Cookies
    • Cookies will be used once you confirm our cookie notice

The information you may choose to share with us

  • Your email address
    • Your email address will be obtained when you decide to leave a comment on our website, which we appreciate a lot!
    • When you enter your email address in order to subscribe to our mailing list, states as ‘Join Our Tribe’. Joining our mailing list is voluntary and you will always have a chance to unsubscribe from getting emails or contact us to remove your email from our mailing list.

Why we collect this information

Log Data / IP address

Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data”).

This log data may include your IP address, a numeric label that is specific to your computer and network. We use this information to get an idea of who our readers are.

Only Once Today uses your log data and IP address to know 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. With this information, we can establish a site that will function better for your use and will contain the content you might be looking for.

Cookies

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service and hold certain information.

Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.

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 Service.

Examples of Cookies we use:

 * Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.

 * Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.

 * Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.

Your name and email address

We don’t collect information like your name or email address automatically.

Your email address can only be obtained if you enter it on our website manually. The purpose of obtaining your email address when commenting is in order to have a way to contact you after leaving a comment. Our spam filter also uses the email address to ensure the authenticity our the comment in order to eliminate spam comments.

We also have a mailing list which we don’t use to spam your mailbox. We use our mailing list in order to offer exclusive information to our subscribers. We don’t have a newsletter or weekly report to share with you and will only mail you when we have important news and we want you to be the first to know.

Where does your information go

The information we obtain is used for different purposes. We mainly use log data to get an idea of our audience and to see if we can reach the right people with our content. We use, like most websites, a service by Google to analyze this data and make it accessible so even we can understand it.

Log Data and IP address

Your log data and IP Address is analyzed by Google Analytics, a web service by Google which helps us understand our statistics and audience. Google Analytics is a secured company that also believes your privacy is extremely important. See their privacy policy here.

Your Name and email address

The name you type in when commenting on our website is shown to other readers. Your email address will never be shared with other readers. It will, however, be stored on our backend server in order to be able to contact you. Our comment database is secured by our SitGround server, and our entire website is secured by WP Cerber security plugin to ensure safety and security of your data as well as ours. See the WP Cerber privacy policy here.

Our comments are handled by Jetpack (Automattic), which has an elaborate privacy policy and is compliant with GDPR guidelines. Read their privacy policy here.

Our mailing list is handled by MailChimp, a company that is run by The Rocket Science Group. MailChimp is a widely used mailing list handler and they have a full-fledged privacy policy in order. MailChimp will, just like us, do everything that is possible to keep your information safe. Read their privacy policy here.

Only Once Today will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

If you wish to have your email address removed from our database, this will also result in the removal of your comment. Contact us inge@onlyonce.today to enquire the removal of a specific comment.

Change your information

Log data

Log data is stripped for any personal information before it gets collected. The log data collected by Only Once Today can’t be brought back to you as a person and therefore impossible to remove.

You can, however, find a way to stop your browser from sharing this information across the web. To stop your browser from sharing tracking data, read this article about privacy.

Name and email address

If you wish to have your email address removed from our database, this will also result in the removal of your comment. Contact us inge@onlyonce.today to enquire the removal of a specific comment.

Cookies

To remove our cookies from your system, you can do this via your browser by clicking the button to remove all cookies. This process is browser specific and will remove all cookies from your computer. This includes browsing history and saved information on a website through browsing.

Links to other websites

Only Once Today contains links to third-party websites. We have no control over the privacy policies of these websites and encourage you to have a look at their privacy policy before submitting your personal information. Only Once Today can not be held responsible for the legal requirements of third party websites.

Privacy of children

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

GDPR

For legal purposes, we here state that we are citizens of Belgium, where we will evaluate our site statistics and we will be viewing log data. Our hosting is located in the Netherlands, with a hosting company named SitGround, who will also process log data. Our logging service is also located in the United States of America with Google.

Information can be obtained from anywhere in the world and be processed and studies in different parts of the world, like Belgium and the USA.

Be aware of the fact that entering your email address into a comment form can result in the unrightful use of this information by hackers or people who try to obtain information illegally. Only Once Today will do everything possible to keep your information secure, but we can not guarantee that we’re up against all hacking techniques. If we might encounter a security breach, we will do everything possible to provide information about it and to minimize data theft.

Affiliate links

Only Once Today uses affiliate links in order to earn a commission on sales that happen through our website. This commission is a part of the revenue that the seller provides to us and comes at no extra cost to you. If you purchase accommodation or items with affiliate links on our website, you will never pay more for our commission. We are however very thankful when you use our links to purchase something because it contributes to the existence of our website.

Disclaimer

All content on https://onlyonce.today is written by us unless stated otherwise. We sometimes publish guest posts, but 99% of this content belongs to us. Copying our content is not allowed and all of our posts are under legal copyright laws.

The pictures we use are produced by our self or property of the Creative Commons License, whether this is the Wikipedia license or the Unsplash License. All images on this blog are in order with the laws of stated copyrights.

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