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In order to comply with the GDPR,  the General Data Protection Regulations that come into force 25 May 2018, update to the Data Protection Act 1998, anyone processing personal information must register with the Information Commissioners Office and comply by law. I have registered and I comply (ICO: 00011975836). The following is a declaration of how information is processed.

In brief: If you sign up for a newsletter or contact me via the website, I keep your email on file until you ask me to remove it from my list. You may remove your email by emailing me or following the instructions in the footer of the newsletter. I DO NOT sell your information to anyone.

Details about the information processed

Nature of work – Travel Blog

Description of processing

  • The following is a broad description of the way this organization/data controller processes personal information. To understand how your own personal information is processed you may need to refer to any personal communications you have received, check any privacy notices the organization has provided or contact the organization to ask about your personal circumstances.

Reasons/purposes for processing information

We process personal information to enable us to provide a travel blog information service, to maintain our own accounts and records and also to support and manage our collaborators.

Type/classes of information processed

We process information relevant to the above reasons/purposes. This may include:

  • personal  details; name and email address
  • goods and services you have inquired about by contacting us by email or via the website

We DO NOT process information relevant to the above reasons/purposes. This may include:

  • family details
  • lifestyle and social circumstances
  • financial details
  • employment and education details

We DO NOT process sensitive classes of information that may include:

  • racial or ethnic origin
  • physical or mental health details
  • religious or other beliefs
  • trade union membership
  • sexual life
  • offenses and alleged offenses

Who the information is processed about

We process personal information about:

  • website users, customers, and clients
  • suppliers
  • advisers, consultants
  • complainants, enquirers

Who the information may be shared with

We sometimes need to share the personal information we process with the individual themselves and also with other organizations. Where this is necessary we are required to comply with all aspects of the Data Protection Act (DPA). What follows is a description of the types of organizations we may need to share some of the personal information we process with for one or more reasons.

Where necessary or required we share information with:

  • service providers (our web service provider logs IP addresses for security purposes, they do not record your name)
  • service providers (tour operators or establishments regarding services or products you inquire about)

More information about the GDPR,  the General Data Protection Regulations:

DISCLOSURE ABOUT CONTENT is a personal, lifestyle and travel website with blog entries written and edited by Celia Abernethy. I and all contributing, guest authors adhere to this disclosure policy.

Real reviews

I want to give true, honest reviews and only the things I think will enhance my readers’ experience go on the site. The majority of my posts are independent reviews and comments.  Occasionally, I am asked to attend events or to review products, restaurants, hotels or other, but this does not guarantee coverage on the website.

The views and opinions expressed on this blog are personal opinions and experiences of my own (or of contributing authors).   Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

Sponsorship & Promotion

In order to maintain the cost of producing and publishing quality content, I sometimes accept forms of monetized advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation or commissions from affiliate programs. I abide by word of mouth marketing standards. I believe in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. Such content is presented as banners, advertising space, external links, guest posts, or content, which will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content with the tag #ad.Organizations that may have an impact on the content of this site:

  • Tours booked via
  • Hotels booked via
  • Banner ads managed via
  • Tours booked via
  • Sites managed by Celia Abernethy are, and

If I endorse a product or service, it’s because I believe it will be of use to my readership.

Why disclose?

I believe the reader should get real, honest information. As a user myself, I don’t like wasting time and I don’t think my readers do either. If I promote a product or service, it’s because I believe it will be of use.

I appreciate you taking time to read disclosure agreement.


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• FTC disclosure: LakeComoStyle sometimes receives free products and press trips, this in no way compromises the integrity of the author or personal and honest opinion about any products or services reviewed. Any posts resulting from a sponsorship, blog trip or free gift are explicitly indicated as such in the text.

• Italian newspaper disclaimer: “Questo sito non rappresenta una testata giornalistica poichè viene aggiornato occasionalmente e senza alcuna periodicità. Pertanto, non può essere considerato in alcun modo un prodotto editoriale ai sensi della Legge n. 62 del 07.03.2001.”

We do not share your personal information without your permission nor do we store information we collect about your visit to this blog for use other than to analyze content performance through the use of cookies, which you can turn off at anytime by modifying your Internet browser’s settings. I am not responsible for the republishing of the content found on this blog on other platforms or media without my permission. This privacy policy is subject to change without notice. Read full privacy and disclosure statement.