Who we are
The Urge to discover is a travel blog, produced by July Rocha and launched in September 2018. The website address is: https://theurgetodiscover.com.
What personal data is collected and why
Comments and contact forms
When visitors leave comments on the site, data is collected from the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you leave a comment on this site 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
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Please be aware that The Urge To Discover is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. I encourage my users to be aware when they leave my site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
How long your data is retained
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is how I can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on The Urge To Discover, the personal information they provide in their user profile is also stored. Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data this site hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that this site erase any personal data is hold about you. This does not include any data The Urge To Discover is obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
To where your data is sent
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.