Privacy Policy

Who We Are, referred to as GLOBEFIESTA across the website, is dedicated to providing comprehensive information about festivals worldwide. Our website address is


Comments on our website involve interactions with visitors who leave messages. When you submit a comment, we collect information such as your IP address and browser user agent string to help in spam detection. If you provide your email address along with your comment, a hashed version of your email address is sent to Gravatar to check for a corresponding account and display your Gravatar profile picture after your comment is published. You may review Gravatar’s privacy policy for more details.


We do not allow image uploads on our website. However, if this changes in the future, please only upload images that do not contain embedded location data (EXIF GPS), as these can be downloaded and used to determine location information.


When you leave a comment, you may choose to save your name, email address, and website in cookies. These cookies expire after one year and help pre-fill the comment form for future use.

A cookie is stored when you visit the login page to check if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

Logging in creates cookies to save your login information and screen display preferences. Login cookies last for two days, while screen display preference cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me,” your login cookies will persist for two weeks. These cookies can be cleared by logging out.

When you edit or publish an article, a cookie containing the post ID is saved. This cookie does not contain personal data and expires after one day.

Cookies may also be used to track whether certain messages, such as cookie usage reminders, have been displayed to prevent repetition during the same session.

Embedded Content

Our website may contain embedded content from third-party websites, such as articles, photos, and videos. Embedded content behaves as if you are visiting the original source website and may collect data about your interactions, including cookies and third-party tracking.


We utilize Google Analytics to track website traffic and gather information such as visit frequency and other relevant data. Google Analytics may collect information such as your IP address and webpage URLs. You can opt out of Google Analytics or learn more about its terms and data collection practices.


We implement Google Ads and other advertising platforms, which may collect and share unique identifiers for remarketing purposes. You can opt out of personalized ads or block specific ads through the Google Advertising Policy.

Data Sharing

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

Data Retention

Comments and associated data are retained indefinitely to recognize and approve subsequent messages automatically. Visitors with registered accounts can view, modify, or remove their personal information at any time, except for usernames, which cannot be changed.

Your Rights

If you have an account on our site or have left comments, you can request an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any provided data. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you, except for data we are required to retain for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where Your Data Is Sent

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

Third-Party Cookies

In the course of serving advertisements to this Site, our third-party advertiser may place or recognize a unique “cookie” on your browser. These companies may use some information (such as your domain type, your IP address, and your visits to this and other Websites) to provide advertisements on this Site and other sites about goods and services that may be of interest to you.

Google, one of our third-party advertisers, may add a cookie to determine targeted advertisements based on your preferences and your visit to our Site and other sites on the internet. To find out more about Google and its DoubleClick DART cookie used to generate interest-based advertising or to opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy. Using this Website without opting out means that you understand and agree to data collection to provide you with interest-based advertising.

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this Site, or your dealings with this Website, you can contact Us.