Privacy Policy

This page discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for our website:

Information automatically logged

This website uses analytics tools (such as Google Analytics) and other measurement tools to help analyze how users use the site. These tools use ‘cookies’, which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behavior information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for In order to secure your privacy, we have followed the guideline of the Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens.


We use cookies. You can only use our website if you accept all cookies. You have the ability to accept cookies via the cookie pop-up screen.


When you subscribe to our email list, we ask for your email address. Your email will only be used to send you the Sip the World Newsletter. We will not distribute your email address to anyone for any purpose.


When you 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.

External Links

This site contains (affiliate) links to some other sites. Sip the World and its authors are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

Retention of 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. For our newsletter subscribers, we will retain your emailaddress untill the moment you have unsubscribed from our email list.