Privacy Notice and Disclaimer

Resorts Gal provides general travel information about visiting Walt Disney World. This travel information is experience-based and offered as a public service. It should not be construed as professional advice. The information on this site is from our personal opinions only.

The term “you” refers to anyone who visits or uses this website.

Resorts Gal asks that you read this disclaimer and reserves the right to change it at any time without given notice. By visiting this website, you accept, agree, and are bound by this Disclaimer, terms of use of the site, and our privacy policy.

If you continue to use the website, it constitutes that you accept future changes and updates herein to this disclaimer. If you do not wish to be bound by this disclaimer, you should not access or use this website.

The content and details provided on this website are to provide informational travel tips and accounts based on personal experiences visiting Walt Disney World. We do not establish any professional relationships with readers and users of this website.

A professional relationship with a client will only be formed in the event of a written and signed agreement from both parties that includes specific details of the relationship.

Resorts Gal strives to provide the most accurate information available. However, the nature of the travel industry changes rapidly, and not every single article is up to date at any given time. The information on the site is experience-based and should not be taken as professional advice.

This site is not affiliated with The Walt Disney Company, Disney Enterprises, or any of its affiliates or subsidiaries. For official information, please visit DisneyParks.com.

Mediavine Programmatic Advertising (Ver 1.1)

The Website works with Mediavine to manage third-party interest-based advertising appearing on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website.

First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at All About Cookies.

Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site. In the event you opt-out, you will still see non-personalized advertisements on the Website.

The Website collects the following data using a cookie when serving personalized ads:

  • IP Address
  • Operating System type
  • Operating System version
  • Device Type
  • Language of the website
  • Web browser type
  • Email (in hashed form)

Mediavine Partners (companies listed below with whom Mediavine shares data) may also use this data to link to other end user information the partner has independently collected to deliver targeted advertisements. Mediavine Partners may also separately collect data about end users from other sources, such as advertising IDs or pixels, and link that data to data collected from Mediavine publishers in order to provide interest-based advertising across your online experience, including devices, browsers and apps. This data includes usage data, cookie information, device information, information about interactions between users and advertisements and websites, geolocation data, traffic data, and information about a visitor’s referral source to a particular website. Mediavine Partners may also create unique IDs to create audience segments, which are used to provide targeted advertising.

If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit National Advertising Initiative opt out page. You may also visit Digital Advertising Alliance website and Network Advertising Initiative website to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at Digital Advertising Alliance’s AppChoices app to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.

For specific information about Mediavine Partners, the data each collects and their data collection and privacy policies, please visit Mediavine Partners.

For information regarding data collection by Mediavine ad partners, including how to opt-out of data collection, please click here.

Affiliate Disclosures

This site does contain affiliate links.  As an Amazon affiliate and/or affiliate for other publishers, the site may receive a commission through products and links. 

This site also participates in the CJ Commissions affiliate program, which is a means of earning income for the site by advertising and linking to specific products.

This site has a travel partner that pays a fee for an ad specifically on our resort reviews. The resort reviews that are provided on the site are paid out of pocket unless otherwise noted.

From time to time, we might receive a timeshare stay or special discount from readers of the site, friends, and/or family. The reviews provided on the site are strictly based on our personal opinions and observations. We do not accept commissions for any travel agent we recommend.

Data Collection and Privacy

We care about your privacy. The purpose of this privacy policy is to inform you what personally identifiable information we might collect & how it could be used. This is only applicable to this website.

What personal data do we collect, and why do we collect it?

Comments: When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymized string created from your email address may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it.

The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automatic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies If you leave a comment on our site, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies can expire when you close your browser, or some may stay until deleted.

Embedded content from other websites Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Google Analytics–we use this service to track our Website usage, and it provides us with information such as referral websites and user actions on Google. Google Analytics may capture your IP address.

How long do we retain your data? If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

Where we send your data: Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Additional information: ResortsGal.com is not affiliated with The Walt Disney Company or Walt Disney World Resort.