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Conditions, Terms of Use, Disclosure, Cookie Use and Privacy Policies

General terms and conditions

Women on the Road provides this website as a service.

Your access and use of this site and its services binds you to this Agreement. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions of use for this site, you may not use the Site or its services.

While the information contained within the site is periodically updated, no guarantee is given that the information provided in this website is correct, complete, and/or up-to-date.

The materials contained on this website are provided for general information purposes only and do not constitute legal or other professional advice on any subject matter. Women on the Road does not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from reliance on information contained on this site.

Permission is given for the downloading and temporary storage of one or more of these pages for the purpose of viewing on a personal computer. The contents of this site are protected by copyright under international conventions and, apart from the permission stated, the reproduction, permanent storage, or retransmission of the contents of this site is prohibited without the prior written consent of Women on the Road.

Some links within this website may lead to other websites, including those operated and maintained by third parties. Women on the Road includes these links solely as a convenience to you, and the presence of such a link does not imply a responsibility for the linked site or an endorsement of the linked site, its operator, or its contents (exceptions may apply).

The information presented here is not intended to replace the advice of your doctor or other health practitioner, your government, your embassy or any other professional advisor. This site is designed for educational purposes only and is not engaged in rendering medical advice, professional services, health and safety guarantees or advice about travel safety. If you feel that you have a health or safety problem, you should seek the advice of your physician or health care practitioner or a national official. While this site may claim that some destinations are safer than others, that assessment is not objective and is based solely on the experiences of the author(s). Users of this website should do their own research, make their own assessments and base their decisions on their own investigations. Women on the Road is in no way responsible for any outcome resulting from action taken as a result of information contained in this website.

Privacy Policy

We recognize that your privacy is important. This document outlines the types of personal information we receive and collect when you use Women on the Road, as well as some of the steps we take to safeguard information. We hope this will help you make an informed decision about sharing personal information with us.  

Women on the Road strives to maintain the highest standards of decency, fairness and integrity in all our operations. Likewise, we are dedicated to protecting our customers', consumers' and online visitors' privacy on our website.

Agreeing to Terms

If you do not agree to Women on the Road's Privacy Policy as posted here on this website, please do not use this site or any services offered by this site. Your use of this site indicates acceptance of this privacy policy.

What Information Do We Collect About You?
Women on the Road collects personally identifiable information from the visitors to our website only on a voluntary basis. Personal information collected on a voluntary basis may include name, postal address, email address, company name and telephone number. This information is collected if you request information from us, participate in a contest or sweepstakes, and sign up to join our email list or request some other service or information from us.

How Will We Use The Information About You?

The information collected is internally reviewed, used to improve the content of our website, notify our visitors of updates, and respond to visitor inquiries. Once information is reviewed, it is discarded or stored in our files. If we make material changes in the collection of personally identifiable information we will inform you by placing a notice on our site. Personal information received from any visitor will be used only for internal purposes and will not be sold or provided to third parties.

We do not share your personal information with any other organizations or individuals. We keep all information you provide to us completely confidential, and use it only for the purpose that you intended.

We never provide any information about our subscribers, customers or affiliates to any third party, except of course in the unusual event should we be required to do so by law.


We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads on our website. These companies use cookies and web beacons in their ads to ascertain how many times you've seen an advertisement. No personally identifiable information you give us is provided to them for cookie or web beacon use, so they cannot personally identify you with that information from our website. Some third-party advertisements may be provided by Google, which uses the DoubleClick cookie to serve ads. This cookie enables Google to serve ads to users based on their visits to sites on the Web. You may opt out of the use of the DoubleClick cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.  

We would like to send you emails if you consent to join our mailing list. If you have consented to receive marketing and/or emails, you may opt out at a later date.

You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you with weekly email newsletters or other marketing emails.

Access to Your Information and Correction

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email or write to us at the following address. We may make a small
charge for this service. We want to make sure that your personal information is
accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.


We may use cookies to help you personalize your online experience. Cookies are identifiers that are transferred to your computer's hard drive through your web browser to enable our system to recognize your browser. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have come to the site for the first time, or have returned to a specific page. If you personalize the site's pages, or register with any of our site's services, a cookie enables Women on the Road to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying settings in your browser; however, if you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the site.

Women on the Road also uses a Search box powered by Google Inc. By using the Search box you also accept Google's privacy policy.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses its own “cookies” (see above). On behalf of Women on the Road, Google uses this information to evaluate every use of our websites, to compile reports on website activity in general, and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage. Due to the activation of IP anonymisation on our websites, your IP address will be shortened by Google. By setting this in your browser, you can prevent the installation of cookies. In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: Browser Add On to disable Google Analytics. Our legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 (1) b) GDPR and Art. 6 (1) f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest is e. g. the optimization of our advertising to increase our sales.

Other Websites

Our website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to this website so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

Women on the Road also reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time by simply posting a new Privacy Policy on this page. We encourage you to periodically review this policy so that you will know what information we collect and how we use it.

Financial disclosure

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.

Women on the Road also participates in a few selected affiliate programs and advertising campaigns designed to help support this website.

This blog is a personal website and blog written and edited by me, Leyla Giray Alyanak. For questions, please contact me. Women on the Road occasionally accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation. The compensation received will never influence the content, topics or posts made in this blog.

We always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the editor's own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

This website does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act

This website is directed to adults; it is not directed to children under the age of 13. We operate our site in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, and will not knowingly collect or use personal information from anyone under 13 years of age.

Warranties and limitation of liability


Contact Us

Women on the Road can be reached by sending an email or by writing to Leyla G. Alyanak, 14 Rue du Rhone, 1204 Geneva, Switzerland.

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