Privacy Policy

Your continued use of our Website constitutes your acceptance of this Privacy Policy.

Who we are: does not collect, request, or store any personal data with the following exceptions:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it:

When you complete a contact form, subscribe to our email list, or submit a comment you are voluntarily giving your consent as it’s the only way we could receive your information.

Email Address retains email addresses from website visitors that knowingly provide it to us for:

  • Sign up for our e-newsletter mailing list; and/or
    • Use our contact form for information on a wellness retreat.
    • Use our contact form to submit your resort, spa, or wellness business.
    • Use our contact form to inquire about photography and writing.
    • Use our contact form to inquire about our wellness directory.
  • If you should comment on a post we may save your name, email, and website in this browser for the next time you comment.

In either case, your email address is used only to send you our e-newsletter, or to reply with details regarding a wellness retreat or your personal inquiry, to which you either subscribed or requested information.

We don’t like spam either (it’s annoying!) so we will never sell, give, or share your email in any way with anyone. End of story! It won’t happen.

Demographic Information

We may collect demographic information, such as your gender and age.


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 (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


Chances are you won’t be doing this since there isn’t currently an area for this, however, if you add any comments please don’t add a photo. However, if you do 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.
All photography and content published by are protected under copyright law, therefore, downloading and/or extracting are prohibited (this includes all website photos on or photo depository).

Social Media Plug-Ins

We use social media plug-ins (buttons) on this Website such as for Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. If you choose to click on one of these buttons, your browser connects directly to the web servers of the associated social network. If you are registered and logged into your accounts on these social networks, the social networks will receive and may store data about your use of the webpages on our Website that you visit while logged into your social media account.

Financial Information does not collect any financial/credit card data on/from the website.


A cookie is a tiny text file stored on your computer and they’re used to help make websites work best. We’re the only ones that can access the cookies created by our website.

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 will last for one year.

You can disable the use of cookies at any time by changing your specific browser settings. Keep in mind that when you choose to disable cookies you may hinder your use of certain functions.

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.


We may use web analysis tools to help analyze and track data for marketing purposes. We also do this in an effort to create better content.

Who we share your data with:

Third-party/Off-site links

You may come across other links on our website to third-party sites and services. We do not relay any of your information to third-party sites. They will only see the link that you used to get to them.

Even though we may include third party links directly to a known site in some areas, it’s always a good idea to be sure it’s the actual site that shows up when you hover over it to be sure it doesn’t link to a different site. It shouldn’t, but we’re doing a little mothering here.
Note: Third-party sites will have their own privacy policy, please review.

We do not:

  • Sell, rent, or share your information to any third parties.

How long 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.

What rights you have over your data:

To Withdraw your data/opt-out

From our e-newsletter – you can use the ‘unsubscribe’ link that appears in every email we send.

You can also contact us in writing at any time via email and please include your full details so we can review. Email:

This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.


To protect your personal information, we maintain reasonable precautions and safeguards for this Website to help protect against loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, altered or destroyed personal information that you provide on this Website.

Personal Information – Children

This Website is not targeted toward children and we do not sell products or services for purchase by children. We do not knowingly collect any personal information from anyone under 18-years of age. If you are under the age of 18 (or a minor in the jurisdiction in which you’re accessing our Website), you may only use our Website with a parent or guardian.

Where we send your data:

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Disclosure/Legal Requirements:

We reserve the right and will only disclose any personal information we have concerning you if we are compelled to do so by a court of law or lawfully requested to do so by a governmental entity or if we determine it is necessary or desirable to comply with the law or to protect or defend our rights or property in accordance with applicable laws.

Your contact information: does not collect or store any other identifying information from the use of the Website other than your name when you subscribe to the e-newsletter (usually just the first name for e-newsletters). We also do not ask for your address or phone number, or anything else via forms. Should you work with us to plan your wellness getaway we will require additional information to plan and book your getaway, however, this is not done via the website.
Do not relay any private or financial information via contact forms.

Additional information

Mindful Adventures is owned by Donna Adinolfi and our website address is

Changes to this Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is subject to change without notice and was last updated on January 29, 2020. If you have any questions feel free to contact us directly at: