At, we highly value and respect the privacy of our visitors. We value the trust of our readers and partners place in us. We are very much committed to protecting and safeguarding our users’ personal and/or sensitive information.

This Privacy Policy enumerates the types of personal information that is received and collected by our site and how we used such information.  

We would like to inform our visitors that we strive to make our Privacy Policy compliant with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This program was created to protect personal data and digital privacy of EU Nationals.

We regularly review and revise our  Privacy Policy to show accurate and timely information. Please feel free to revisit this page to check for updates and changes in our Privacy Policy.

Please take note that your use of this website, in any and all forms, constitutes an acceptance of this Privacy Policy.


Our website address: This travel guide blog is managed by P. A. Cybulskie.  We are using WORDPRESS as our content management system.

Based on the  GDPR program, Chasing Places is considered the Data Controller and thus, we have to carry out certain responsibilities with any personal data we collect and process.



We maintain an email subscription list of users who are interested in receiving newsletters, special announcements or curated content from our site. Subscribers are asked to provide their:

  • name ( first name will do)
  • email address

Providing this information means that the subscriber/visitor is giving us permission to receive email communication from Chasing Places.

Take note that with regards to our subscriptions and newsletter program, we do not collect any other personal information from our subscribers.

We utilize a secure opt-in subscription system. By signing up to this subscription list, the user gives us the right to contact them with information related to this website.

Subscribers have the right to unsubscribe at any time and every email delivered from us will contain an “Unsubscribe” link.

Visitors to our site have the right request access to information about them that Chasing Places possess. They can also request to:

  • correct this information
  • delete this information

To make such requests, or to ask more questions regarding our privacy policy (including collection and storage of data), please contact us by email at [email protected]

To process the requests stated above, we may ask you to verify your identity. We will execute requests through email correspondence.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to save 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.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.


Like many blogs/websites, you can visit our website without giving away your personal information.  Chasing Places makes use of the Google Analytics program through the plug-in Google Analytics MonsterInsights. 

By activating the MonsterInsights plugin, we give access to Google Analytics to our site.  Google Analytics then stores cookies on users’ PCs to keep track of usage data.

The information the Google Analytics usually take include:

  • Language of Users
  • Browser type
  • Number of views, users, and clicks to specific content
  • Device Information
  • Gender

We use Google Analytics to gather data stated above in order to:

  •  improve user experience
  •  improve our website’s functionality
  • determine which of our content are useful and popular with our visitors.

Our purpose is to gain more viewer traffic and increase user loyalty, so we need all the information stated above to make improvements and adjustments to our site in order to achieve such goals.

We DO NOT USE  the Google Analytics to collect personally identifiable information from you that do not serve our purpose and undermine your privacy. We don’t seek nor store sensitive and personally identifiable information like specific address, full name, and particular interests.

As a website user, you can prevent your data from being collected by Google Analytics by using this opt-out browser add-on


Chasing Places makes use of third-party advertisers so we can earn a living and continue to run our website.  Please review the individual privacy policies of all third-party ad servers to get more information on their data collection practices and to learn the process of opting out if you wish to.

Chasing Places is partnered with  Google Adsense to serve ads on our site.

The advertising program Google Adsense uses cookies to serve ads based on user’s prior visits not only to our site but also other websites.

For more information, please click: How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps

Every user has the right may opt out of the use the Google cookie. This can be done by visiting Google’s Content Network Privacy Policy or Ads Settings.


Chasing Places is an affiliate partner of companies and brands that are offering products and services that are in line with our niche/industry.  We have carefully chosen companies and brands based on reputability and product quality. Most of the brands we partnered with are ones that we personally used during our travels.

Affiliate partnership is a business partnership whereby we refer certain brands on our website to our readers.  These brands give us a small commission for every sale or lead made through our site at no additional expense to the buyer/visitor. 

Some of these companies/brands mentioned on our site use cookies to track user behavior and to fulfill the terms of our affiliation partnership agreement. Cookies are only activated when you, the user, click on an affiliate text link or banner.  

Once the cookie is activated, the affiliate partner  can then determine if a lead or sale has been made through our website. This will eventually help them decide if they should grant us a commission. Thus, affiliate cookies are important to us because it allows us to make revenue out of Chasing Places and keep it running. 

Every visitor to our site has the right may opt out of the use of affiliate cookies. For more information about the individual affiliate cookies and how to opt out, please visit the corresponding links below:


If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can request to edit or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). 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 we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.


Data collected from our WordPress Platform are stored on a WordPress user profile and our hosting platform As mentioned, Chasing Places only stores your username, first name you (what is provided), website (if provided) and email address.   We use MailChimp Email Marketing service to store our subscribers’ emails and given name/username.

We use MailChimp because it enables to conveniently send mass email campaigns to all of our willing subscribers.

Other than the platforms and services mentioned, we do not actively share your data with any third party.

More Information on MailChimp’s Privacy Policy. 


If in the case of a data breach, and someone has obtained your data from our site unlawfully, we will take the necessary steps for your protection.

  • We will inform you through email that your data has been obtained unlawfully.
  • We will use legal means, within our capacity, to seek the perpetrator and bring him/them to justice.

Nevertheless, Chasing Places like to emphasize that we store in our own records minimal personal data (username, first name  (what is provided), website (if provided) and email address._

Last Updated: May 2018


EZOIC SERVICE PRIVACY POLICY ("Website") uses a third party technology called Ezoic.


Ezoic is committed to protecting your privacy. We will only use the information that we collect lawfully in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679).

Ezoic's principal activities are:

  • Website analytics
  • Website personalization
  • Website hosting

Our privacy policy covers Ezoic Inc., Ezoic Limited and this Website:

Ezoic Inc.

6023 Innovation Way, Carlsbad, California, United States

Ezoic Limited

Northern Design Centre, Abbott's Hill, Gateshead, NE8 3DF United Kingdom


In order to provide our products and services and related support, it is necessary for Ezoic to transfer your personal data outside of the European Union.  In such case, the data controller for this data for EU residents is Ezoic Inc. having it’s registered offices at 6023 Innovation Way, Carlsbad, California, United States.  All questions of requests regarding the processing of data may be addresses to [email protected]


If you do not consent to such collection, you can access this website without disclosing your personal data.


Ezoic records data about the individuals and the traffic to this website. Ezoic is this website's limited agent (and data controller in the EU context) for the purpose of providing Internet data and optimization services. Ezoic may use this data to improve its service or enable other services (e.g., using visitor traffic logs or data posted through the service to improve the optimization of other websites).

Personal Information

Ezoic may collect personal information as defined in GDPR (such as IP address and a unique id in a cookie) about visitors to your website for the purposes of statistics, analytics and personalization. In addition, Ezoic works with numerous third parties for the collection and storage of data and the providing of analytics and advertising services.

Use of Personal Information

Purpose/Activity Type(s) of Data Lawful basis for processing
 To improve user experience
  •  Identity
  • Technical
  • Usage
 Your information helps us to provide you with a more pleasant, efficient experience on this website that may be customized to how you or others respond to content and ads on this or other websites.
 To improve ad performance
  •  Identity
  • Technical
  • Usage
 Your information helps us to optimize the placement, size, timing and number of ads displayed to you. It enables us to make smart decision that help this website owner earn money but reduce the disruption of ads on your experience.
 To improve content creation
  •  Identity
  • Technical
  • Usage
 Your information helps us learn what content you care about and enjoy and, the style of content you like and what you engage the most with. This helps us produce more content and features that you might like.
 To improve website performance
  •  Identity
  • Technical
  • Usage
 Your information helps us measure various performance metrics about our site, such as site speed, so that we can improve the performance of this site.



We will process the data we collect about you to improve the operation of this and other websites. This information helps us make decisions about what content to show, how it should be formatted, the number, size and placement of advertisements and how content should be delivered to individuals. THis information is also used for analysis of performance and reporting.


Our servers automatically record information (“Application Log Data”) created by your use of this website. Application Log Data may include information such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, the referring web page, pages visited, location, your mobile carrier, device and application IDs, search terms, and cookie information. We use this information to diagnose and improve our services. Except as stated in section (Data Retention), we will either delete the Application Log Data or remove any account identifiers, such as your username, full IP address, or email address, after 48 months.


The personal information we collect is retained for no longer than necessary to fulfil the stated purposes in section “PROCESSING OF DATA AND CONSENT” above or for a period specifically required by law or regulation that Ezoic is obligated to follow. Personal data used to fulfil verification of certain types of services such as SSL certificate, payments, and billing will be retained for a minimum of 5 years depending on the class of product or service and may be retained in either a physical or electronic format. Even if you request deletion or erasure of your data, we may retain your personal data to the extent necessary and for so long as necessary for our legitimate business interests or performance of contractual obligations. After the retention period is over, Ezoic securely disposes or anonymizes your personal information in order to prevent loss, theft, misuse, or unauthorized access.


We have implemented security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from: unauthorized access improper use or disclosure unauthorized modification unlawful destruction or accidental loss. All our employees and data processors, who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our visitors’ personal data. We ensure that your personal data will not be disclosed to State institutions and authorities except if required by law or other regulation


You have the right to view information that we have collected about you and to request deletion of any personal information we may have. You can use this data lookup tool to complete these actions.


Below is a list of cookies that are commonly set on this website.


Below is a list of usage, technical and identify metrics that are commonly stored and processed when you use this website

Your location information, including country, state, city, metro and postal code
The webpage your were at before this website
The type of browser you use and the version
The brand and operating system of your device
What time zone you're in and what time it is there
What pages on this site you visit
How you interact with this website, including time spent, how much you scroll and your mouse movements
The size of your devices screen and the size of the browser on that screen
What content you share on the page
If you copy and paste content on this website
What ad or link you clicked on to arrive at this website
The type of internet connection you use and your ISP or service provider
How long it takes for this website's content to get transfered to your browser, load in your browser and render
The weather where you are currently located
Your age and gender
Your ip address
A unique id so that we can recognize you
What ads you click on


A list of Vendors that may be used on this website

Data Usage Purposes

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy or you wish to unsubscribe from our site and services you may contact us using the information below or by writing to us at:

2885 Sanford Ave
Grandville, MI 49418

Summary of Requests

If you'd like to see a summary of the requests to know user information, requests to delete user information and requests to opt-out of ccpa compliance that this business has received: