This privacy policy sets out how Piggy Traveller uses and protects any information that we collect from you, or that you provide to Piggy Traveller. Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By visiting and by providing personal data to us, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.


Information you provide to us. This may arise from you filling in forms (such us contact forms or newsletter sign-up forms) on our site, completing customer surveys or by contacting us by phone, e-mail, social media or otherwise.


  • Contact information, such as name, phone number, email address or postal address.

Information automatically collected through our website. This includes technical information (such as your browser type and version) and information about your visit, such as browsing information collected through cookies.


We may use the information for the following purposes:

  • Identifying you when you contact us;
  • Providing you with the information you request through our website contact forms;
  • Sending you newsletters (if you sign up);
  • Improving our website;
  • Complying with our legal obligations;


We retain personal information only for as long as we reasonably require it for legal or business purposes. Your information that is no longer needed is either irreversibly anonymised or destroyed securely.


Piggy Traveller may share your information with third if and when required for legal purposes.

We will not pass your details (email, address, telephone, cookie details etc.) to any third parties for marketing purposes.


A cookie is a text file that is stored in your browser when you visit most web pages. They are used to improve the user’s experience and store technical information, links to social media, personalized content, personal preferences or statistics of use. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can disable cookies, if you wish. To do that, you must use your current browser’s settings. Please note that if you disable or delete cookies on this site you will not be able to share blog posts on social media or publish comments on posts, for example.

Cookies used

Our cookies
Session cookies. They allow Piggy Traveller to keep the website spam free and make sure the comments received to the posts are real and not automated spam comments.

Third party cookies
Social media. Each social media site uses their own cookies (please refer to their own privacy policies for more information). This allows you to Like or Share blog posts, for example.

Google Analytics. This tool helps Piggy Traveller measure how users interact with the website content. Google Analytics does not store any personal identifiable information. Please refer to the Google Analytics privacy document for more info.


Piggy Traveller may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.

This website currently uses the following third-party service providers:

Google Analytics. This service tracks website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.

Mail Chimp. This service is used for delivery of email updates and newsletters. We store your email address for purposes of delivering such communications.  Please refer to Mail Chimp’s privacy policy for further information.

Amazon Web Services (AWS).  Your information is stored on AWS web servers, which are located in Ireland. AWS participates in the EU-US Privacy Shield.


Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.


Affiliate Programme Participation

The Website may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.

Piggy Traveller currently participates in the following affiliate programmes: Affiliate Partner Programme

Amazon Services LLC Associates Program

As part of these programmes, Piggy Traveller will post customised links, provided by and Amazon, to track the referrals to their websites. These programmes use cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect.


Under the GDPR, individuals have the following rights:

  1. The right to be informed
  2. The right of access
  3. The right to rectification
  4. The right to erasure
  5. The right to restrict processing
  6. The right to data portability
  7. The right to object
  8. Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.

For more detailed information about your rights, please visit the ICO website.


Piggy Traveller may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.


For any questions about this privacy policy, contact Piggy Traveller.

Last updated on 7 June 2018.