Privacy Policy

Meghan the Traveling Teacher (“we,” “us,” “our”) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it. This Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) applies to information we collect when you visit our website, https://meghanthetravelingteacher.com (the “Website”), as well as to information collected via our social media and to other information we may collect when you use our services. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you what Personal Information we may collect and how it may be used.
 
“Personal Information” means information that identifies, relates to, describes, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or household. Personal Information does not include publicly available information that is made available from federal, state, or local government records.

Table of Contents

 

What type of information do you collect?

1. Information You Provide Us

When you visit our Website, you may be required or permitted to share information with us or our service providers through various methods, including but not limited to:

When You Use Our Website: Our Website offers certain features that may ask you to provide Personal Information including but not limited to your name, email address, and phone number. For example, if you request one of our free resources, you will be asked to provide your name and email address. You may also submit Personal Information by leaving a comment on a blogpost or submitting a contact form.

Email Newsletters: If you choose to provide us your email address, we may send you email communications from time to time to share updates about our resources, events, courses, and other details that may interest you. You can opt out of receiving email communications from us by following the instructions and unsubscribe links contained in any communication we send to you.

Surveys and Contests: From time-to-time, we offer promotions, giveaways, contests, surveys and the like on our Website. Your participation in these activities is completely voluntary. If you decide to participate, however, you may be required to provide Personal Information, such as your name, email address, and physical address. The information we collect in connection with these activities will be used to notify winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.

Social Media: You may provide Personal Information to us through use of our social media platforms (e.g., Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter). Please remember that any information you post will become publicly available. [You may also choose to link your Facebook, Instagram, and/or Google accounts to your user profile. If you choose to link your Facebook, Instagram, and/or Google accounts to your user profile, we will receive your name, email address and profile picture associated with your account. The Website utilizes the WordPress commenting system, so if you choose to comment on a Website post, your profile picture will appear. We may use your Personal Information to locate you via social media for marketing purposes.

Use of Other Services: Our Website offers certain services, such as enrolling in courses and making online purchases, which may require you to share Personal Information, including but not limited to your name, email address, and credit card information. We may use third-party service providers to offer these services to you. Each third-party service provider’s use of your Personal Information is dictated by its respective privacy policy. We encourage you to review those privacy policies. For more information about our third-party service providers, please see the below section “Third-Party Use of Personal Information.”

2. Automatically Collected Information

We may automatically collect certain activity and usage information about when you use our Website, such as your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, operating system type, browser type, referring URL, pages you view and links you click on our Website, the dates/times when you access the Website, and other activity data. We collect this information in order to improve our Website and help us remember you and your preferences when you revisit the Website. We may use several technologies to help collect this information as discussed below in “Cookies and Related Technologies.”

 
 

How do you collect information?

1. From time to time, we may track visits to the pages, links on our websites, and create and use other forms of anonymous information (aggregate or deidentified information that does not identify you as an individual). This type of anonymous data may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Examples of this anonymous data may include analytics or information collected from cookies.

2. When you conduct a transaction on our website, as part of the process, we collect personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address. Your personal information will be used for the specific reasons stated above only.

 
 

Disclosure of your information to third parties.

We do not sell your Personal Information and do not share your Personal Information with third parties, except for as otherwise provided in this section. We share Personal Information with the following categories of recipients.

Third-Party Service Providers: The Website may share your Personal Information with third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website and provide us with services such as website hosting, information technology services, and related infrastructure, e-mail delivery, auditing and similar services. These service providers may have access to your Personal Information to perform their functions but are prohibited from using Personal Information for any purpose other than providing services to us.

To Perform Services for You: We may disclose your Personal Information to third-party service providers who provide services to you. In the event that you choose to use a service offered by our Website that allows or requires you to interact with such a third-party service provider, that provider’s separate terms of use and privacy policy may govern the collection and use of your Personal Information.

Other Legal Reasons: We may share your Personal Information with third parties if we conclude that we are required by law or have a good faith belief that access, preservation, or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property, or safety of our Company, its customers, or the public. Additionally, we may disclose your Personal Information to third parties who acquire all or a portion of our business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.

Marketing: We may use third parties for our marketing purposes, as described further below in “Advertising and Third Party Data Collection.”

 

How do you store, use, share and disclose your site visitors’ personal information?

We do not sell your Personal Information and do not share your Personal Information with third parties, except for as otherwise provided in this section. We share Personal Information with the following categories of recipients.

Our company is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to share resources as well as sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 

Payments

All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

Affiliate Marketing

The Website may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. 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

On the Website, 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. Also, this allows the Website to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This behavior will not be passed on to third parties.

 

How do you store, use, share and disclose your site visitors’ personal information?

We do not sell your Personal Information and do not share your Personal Information with third parties, except for as otherwise provided in this section. We share Personal Information with the following categories of recipients.

Our company is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to share resources as well as sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 

All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

 

Rights Related to Your Personal Information 

Depending on your residency, you may have certain rights related to your Personal Information. These may include:

  • Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at meghan@meghanthetravelingteacher.com to be removed from our mailing list.
  • Access – You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to meghan@meghanthetravelingteacher.com 
  • Amend – You may contact us at meghan@meghanthetravelingteacher.com  to amend or update your personal information.
  • Forget – In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to meghan@meghanthetravelingteacher.com 

Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.

If you would like to contact us about data subject rights, please contact meghan@meghanthetravelingteacher.com.

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects Personal Information.

Mediavine Programmatic Advertising (Ver 1.1)

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.

Privacy Policy Updates

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.