Contact is a personal travel blog managed by Isabel De Bruyne. The full url of the website is: You can contact the owner of the website, Isabel, by the following e-mail address:

Which personal data are collected and why?

This question will be answered in the privacy statement below. wants to comply with the new legislation ‘General Data Protection Regulation’ (GDPR). This is the new, European privacy law which became enforceable in May 2018.

An overview of the personal data that can be collected and processed:

– IP-address
– browser
– name
-e-mail address
– your website
– information about your activities on this website

Log files. With every visit to this website, a number of data are automatically recorded in a so-called “log file”. This concerns information that your browser passes on to the server of the website, such as your IP address, date and time of the visit, the browser you use and the page (s) you visit. This log file information is stored temporarily. It’s important to guarantee the safety of the website and to be able to do statistical analyzes. To gain insight into the use of the website, the statistics that Siteground (website host) offers as standard, are being looked at. These statistics are based on the “log files”.

Comments. It’s possible to leave a comment on a blog post. When you do this, your name, e-mail address and IP address are stored. Only your name will be visible below the article (as well as your message of course). Your e-mail address is not shown. Your comment will remain visible as long as the article is online. Off course, you can send me a mesage to delete a comment. I recommend that you never provide personal information in a comment, for your own safety.

Comments are checked for spam using the plugin Akismet. That means that Akismet receives your name, e-mail address, IP-address and comment when you leave a comment. This data is temporarily stored on their secured servers. You can read the privacy policy of Akismet by clicking the following link:

E-mail. The e-mails that you send to are not stored any longer than necessary. Once an e-mail has been processed, it will be deleted from the mailbox.

Additional information

This website is hosted by Siteground. So, the data that collects and stores are stored on the secure servers of the external hosting company. Siteground processes personal data on our behalf and does not use your data for its own purposes. Read more:

Siteground has taken appropriate measures to prevent the loss and unauthorized use of your personal data. Security measures are applied, such as a strong password policy and SSL encryption. SSL means that there is a secure connection between the server of the website and the browser, so that all data is sent encrypted. Websites with an SSL certificate can be recognized by the lock shown in the address bar, as well as the URL that starts with HTTPS: //.

Please be aware that this privacy statement only applies to the website Sometimes, there’s referred to other websites to give you complete information. However, is not responsible for the privacy policy of those other websites. When you click on a link to another website, it is recommended that you first read the privacy statement of that website.

Your rights

You have the right to view, modify or delete your data. Please contact the owner of the website when you want this. It is possible that a proof of identity is required by the owner, just to be sure you are the one to whom the data applies.

You also have the right to make a complaint at the data protection authority. Of course it would be nice that we first try to find a solution together.


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Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this website may contain embedded content. For example, video’s, pictures etc. Embedded content from other websites behaves exactly the same as if the visitor had visited this other website.

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