Date: May 2019.

This website, JoeStaiano.com (the ‘Site) is owned and operated by Joe Staiano. By using the Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Service and our Privacy Policy. If you do not want to agree to the Privacy Policy, you must not access or use the Website.

Copyright and Intellectual Property Rights
Unless otherwise stated, all photographs and written content on this site is owned by Joe Staiano and are protected by copyright and intellectual property laws. The Site is provided solely for your personal noncommercial use. You may not use the Site or the materials available on the Site in a manner that constitutes an infringement of our rights or that has not been authorized by us. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, translate, sell, or distribute in any manner or medium any material from the Site without prior permission.

Privacy Policy
I, Joe Staiano, am committed to protecting your privacy when you visit my personal website, JoeStaiano.com. You can access JoeStaiano.com and browse the site without disclosing any of your personal data. The Site does not collect personal information about individuals, such as names and mailing or e-mail addresses unless it is knowingly provided by the individual and he or she has agreed to the terms under which JoeStaiano.com will use it.

Disclosure of Information
I, Joe Staiano, and my ‘Site’, JoeStaiano.com will not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to others! We do not automatically log personal data nor do we link information automatically logged by other means with personal data about specific individuals. We may use IP addresses to compile and provide aggregate statistics about our visitors, traffic patterns, and administer the site. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. We collect only the personal data that you may volunteer while using our services. We do not collect information about our visitors from other sources, such as public records or bodies, or private organizations.

Commitment to Children’s Privacy
Protecting the privacy of the very young is important to us. For that reason, we do not collect or maintain information at our sites from those we actually know are under 18, and no part of our site is structured to attract anyone under 18. If you are under 18, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of its features/register on the Website, make any purchases through the Website, use any of the public comment features of this Website or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 18 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 18, please contact us at Joe.Staiano@gmail.com

Information We Collect on You
– Your Name and email address (only if you opt in to receive newsletter and travel tips)
– Website analytics

We may use the information collected in the following ways:
– To operate and maintain this Website;
– To improve your experience on this Website;
– To respond to your comments;
– Monitor and analyze trends, usage and activities in connection with our Services;
– Personalize and improve the Services and provide advertisements, content or features that match user profiles or interests.

Our website utilizes a standard technology called “cookies” and server logs to collect information about how our site is used. Information gathered through cookies and server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our site, and the websites visited just before and just after our own, as well as your IP address.

Third Party Use of Cookies
Some content or applications, including advertisements, on the Site are served by third-parties, including advertisers, content providers, and application providers. These third parties may use cookies alone or in conjunction with other tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use our website. They may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content. We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.

Data Protection
We employ commercially reasonable methods to ensure the security of the information you provide to us and the information we collect automatically. This includes using standard security protocols and working only with reputable third-party vendors. The Site may use software programs to create summary statistics, which are used for such purposes as assessing the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, what information is of most and least interest, identifying system performance or problem areas, and to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.

GDPR Rights
If you are within the European Union, you are entitled to certain information and have certain rights under the General Data Protection Regulation. Those rights include:
The right to request access to your data that the Site stores and the rights to either rectify or erase your personal data. The right to seek restrictions on the processing of your data. The right to object to the processing of your data and the right to the portability of your data. The right to withdraw consent given for processing information at any time. The right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority that has jurisdiction over issues related to the General Data Protection Regulation.
Should you wish to have your information deleted, please email us at joe.staiano@gmail.com and submit a request.

External Web Sites
This Site may contain links to other websites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. We encourage our users to be aware that when they leave our site that you read the privacy statements of each web site that might collect personally identifying information.

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we do, we will let you know by revising the date at the top of the policy. We encourage you to review the Privacy Policy whenever you access the Site or interact with us to stay informed about our information practices and the ways you can help protect your privacy. If you continue to use our Services after Privacy Policy changes go into effect, you consent to the revised policy.

If you have questions or comments regarding the Privacy Policy, you may reach us at: Joe.Staiano@gmail.com