Privacy Policy

by petra

Hello,

here you will find all the information considering privacy and cookies. Bledoscope collects data that is needed for this website to work properly, to analyze website traffic and the data that is needed to reach out to you (contact form) and to keep you informed in case you opt for that (Bledoscope newsletter).

Contact form

On Bledoscope (under Contact) you will find a contact form that you are welcome to use if you wish to contact me directly through this website (ask me a question regarding your travels to Alpine Slovenia or simply to say hello). When you are filling out the contact form, you will be asked to provide some personal data, that is your name and your email address. Please be advised that I use that personal data only to contact you back. I do not store the data received through the contact form, neither process it or use it for the purpose of marketing.

The personal data that you submit through the contact form will be guarded by the author of this website, that is Petra Pekovec.

The personal data that you provide through the contact form on www.bledoscope.com is stored on the server owned by a company named Webfaction (that is registered in England). This website is hosted on the server of the aforementioned company.

Bledoscope Newsletter

While browsing through this website, you will see that there is an option for you to subscribe to Bledoscope Newsletter. If you wish to get my announcements and stay informed about what is happening on Bledoscope (if I have added a new hiking suggestion, an interesting article, a new restaurant review or if I have some interesting news for you), you need to provide me with your email address. (This email address will only be used for sending Bledscope Newsletter to you via email.)

You will be asked to type in your email address into the newsletter form (that you can find on the entry page or on separate pages). Please make sure to agree with the terms of use, otherwise, I will not be able to send you the newsletter.

Soon after you have clicked on the Subscribe button, you will receive an email asking you to confirm your subscription to my newsletter list.

* By subscribing to Bledoscope Newsletter you agree to the Policy Privacy of this website. The personal data (your email address) will be guarded by the author of this website, Petra Pekovec with permanent residence in Slovenia, and will be stored until you unsubscribe from the newsletter list. Your personal data will be saved on the server of the company named Webfaction (registered in England). You can read Webfaction’s privacy policy here. Your email address will not be shared with any third party.

If you do not wish to receive Bledoscope Newsletter anymore, you can always opt out.

Please send me an email (petra@bledoscope.com) if you would like to know more about subscribing to Bledoscope newsletter, terms of use or privacy policy or if you simply wish to opt out from receiving Bledoscope newsletter.

Comments

If you leave a comment on www.bledoscope.com you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Embedded content from other websites and links to other websites

Some articles on Bledoscope may include embedded content (for example Google maps or Twitter feed). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

In some articles on this website, you may find links to other websites. If you click on that kind of a link you will be redirected to another website that has its own privacy and cookie policies. It is possible that those websites collect data about you, use cookies and monitor your behaviour. If you disagree with that, then please do not click on other websites’ links.

Guided tours

When booking a guided tour (via email) I ask you to provide me with your full name. I will use that information for issuing a receipt for the tour. Your email address will not be used for promotional purposes.

Cookies

Bledoscope uses various kinds of cookies in order to improve your user experience.

What are cookies? 

Cookies are little data files that are being stored in your computer when you browse through different websites. Those data files include information about your behaviour when visiting a website; for example, which content on that website you engage with the most. Some of those cookies erase as soon as you leave a particular website, while some remain on your computer for a certain period of time (for a day, a month or longer).

You can control cookies by changing the settings (privacy) of the web browser that you use (Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer to name a few). You can also erase the cookies stored on your computer permanently.

This website uses the following cookies: 

1. Analytic cookies: those cookies are used by online analytics tool called Google Analytics that measures the traffic that is sent to this website (for instance it tells me which content on the website is the most attractive to people, how much time visitors spend on the website, and so on.).

I gather this information in order to gain some insight into the behaviour of the visitors that are interested in visiting Alpine Slovenia.

All that information (including IP) is stored in anonymous form on the serves owned by Google Inc. If you would like to know more about this topic, I invite you to read the Google Privacy Policy that you can find here.

2. 3rd parties’ cookies: Those cookies ensure that social plugins on this website such as Instagram plugin work properly (you can see the Instagram plugin at the foot of this website).

If you click on social media icons or links (Twitter or Instagram) you will be redirected to a particular social media site which could result in storing cookies and data about your online behaviour. If you disagree with that, then I ask you not to click on the social media icons or links on this website.

* IMPORTANT: You agree to Bledoscope’s use of cookies if you continue to use this website. Whatsoever, it is your right to decline the use of cookies. In this case, you can do the following:

– You can decline cookies by installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on onto the web browser you use. You can find it here.

– You can disable storing the cookies on your computer by modifying the web browser you use. Below are instructions on how to change settings in three web browsers that are most commonly used.

Chrome / Firefox / Internet Explorer

Commitment to protecting your privacy

The author and manager of this website, that is Petra Pekovec, is committed to ensuring that your private data that I gather is secure. I manage your data according to the laws on personal data protection valid in Slovenia and The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Contact details:

Name of the author and owner of Bledoscope: Petra Pekovec
Address: Gradnikova cesta 8, 4260 Bled, Slovenia (European Union)
Email address: petra@bledoscope.com
Mobile phone: (+386) 40 88 98 76
Website: www.bledoscope.com

I would like to thank you for your time that you dedicated to reading this website’s Privacy Policy.

Petra Pekovec, author of Bledoscope, Lake Bled local’s guide for nature & history lovers and creative souls