Privacy Policy

Cartagena Explorer is committed to protecting your privacy and believes you have a right to know what information could be collected about you.  This Privacy Policy outlines what data may be collected about you while you use the site.  Please note that this policy that this policy is subject to change, is part of the Terms and Conditions of Use of the site, and was last updated on November 10, 2018.

Visitor Experience Information

The site may collect data about your web browser, IP address, Internet Service Provider, when you visited the site, how many pages you visited, and when you left the site.  All of this information is collected anonymously and is not connected to any personal information about you (in other words I will only see you as a nameless, faceless, but valued reader of the site).  This information allows me to learn about visitors to the site and analyze how I can make it better.


Cookies are tech lingo for small data files that are stored on your computer and can be accessed by websites.  The site may use cookies to store your preferences and record user-specific information on visits and pages you view so as to provide a custom experience by, for example, showing articles recommended for you.

Advertiser Cookies

The site may contain advertising or affiliate links from third parties.  Many of these use their own cookies.  Cartagena Explorer has no control over cookies used by third parties.

I have recently joined the Mediavine ad network.  It manages all third-party advertising on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use cookies. Mediavine may collect IP addresses and location to serve personalized ads.  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

The site also has links from Amazon Associates.  It is a program that allows me to earn commissions after qualifying purchases made after clicking links from this site.  You can learn more about it by consulting Amazon Affiliates’ Operating Agreement and Amazon’s Privacy Policy.

The site also is also a member of other affiliate programs including but not limited to,, GetYourGuide, Viator, Travelpayouts/Jetradar, Kayak, Avianca, TripAdvisor.

You may turn off the use of cookies from this site and/or any other, including the advertisers listed above, by changing your browser’s settings.  Doing so will not affect your access to any content published on Cartagena Explorer.

Email Newsletter

You might be asked to subscribe to our newsletter by providing name and email address to receive communication from Cartagena Explorer. We use a secure op-in subscription system and we reserve the right to contact subscribers with information related to this website and blog. Subscribers may unsubscribe anytime and every email delivered will contain an “Unsubscribe” link.

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us.