Above Us Only Skies takes your privacy very seriously and any personal information we collect from you (such as your email address) is transmitted and stored securely.

Please read our policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your personal information on our website.

Information that we collect from people who visit our website

If you decide to subscribe to our mailing list you will be asked to enter your email address (otherwise we won’t be able to email the newsletter to you). We will also ask you for your first name so that we can personalise the newsletter – although this is optional.

Similarly, if you wish to leave a comment we will ask you for your name and email address.

We use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver our newsletter. By subscribing you acknowledge that the information you provide will be transferred to MailChimp for processing in accordance with their terms and privacy policy. You can change your mind at any stage by clicking on the Unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us.

We don’t share or sell email lists to other organisations.

If you do not want your information tracked you can set up a “Do Not Track” function here.

We will retain your information indefinitely or until you ask us to remove it. You can request that your information is removed at any time.

When we collect information

We collect information from you when you subscribe to our newsletter or enter information on our site.

How we use your information

We may use the information we collect from you when you sign up for our newsletter or leave a comment to send you a periodic newsletter that you can opt out of at any time, or to respond to a query.

How we protect your information

We only provide articles and information and never ask for credit card numbers.

Your personal information is stored behind secured networks and all sensitive information is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

Removing your information

To remove your email address from our mailing list, just click the Unsubscribe button in the footer of any newsletters you have received.

To remove a comment, please email us with a link to the relevant page.

Use of cookies

Cookies are small files that are transferred to your hard drive when you visit a web page and are used by the website or service provider’s systems to recognise your browser and remember certain pieces of information.

Within your browser settings, you have the option to switch off all cookies or to warn you each time a cookie is being sent. For instructions on how to do so check the Help menu within your browser.

If you turn cookies off some features on the website you are visiting may not work properly.

Third-party disclosure

Whilst we do not share or sell your personal information to other organisations, we will do so with our website hosting partners and other parties who assist us with running our website, on the condition that this information remains confidential.

Links to other websites

This privacy notice does not cover links on our site to other websites. For details on how those sites use your information, please check their specific privacy statements.


When someone visits Above Us Only Skies we use Google Analytics to collect information to assess visitor behaviour patterns. For instance, we use this information to analyse trends such as the number of visitors to each blog post. However, neither Google nor ourselves will make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

Access to your personal information

You are entitled to access any of your personal information we hold. Email your request to [email protected]. You can also request for it to be deleted.


Affiliate Links

Some of the links on Above Us Only Skies are for products and services that we fully endorse. By clicking on them and making a purchase you will not be charged anything extra, but we may receive a small commission as a result.

Above Us Only Skies is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, which is designed to help blogs and websites earn fees by advertising and linking to


Occasionally, we work with third parties to promote such things as tours, accommodation and other travel experiences. In return for writing an honest review, we receive compensation such as complimentary services or a fee. By doing so we retain full editorial control and all the opinions expressed are our own.

All partnerships are disclosed in the relevant blog posts.

Changes to this Privacy Notice

This privacy notice was last updated on 26 May 2018 and will be regularly reviewed.

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