Privacy Policy


GDPR protection means you have the right to be informed regarding how your data is collected and used; access data about yourself; ask that data about you be changed; ask that data about you be deleted; ask that The Italy Edit ceases to send you newsletters.

The Italy Edit is GDPR compliant.

Any data gathered on The Italy Edit is only used to give a personalized experience when browsing Cookies are used to tailor ads to the reader, as well as to track Google analytics (i.e. your location and any other data that you have previously consented to share).

Subscribing to the The Italy Edit’s newsletter and/or posts by email means you will receive the newsletter and/or an automatic notification as and when it is sent. If you wish to unsubscribe from this service, you can do so at any time either using the link in the newsletter emails powered by Flodesk or by contacting us directly. Once you’re out, you will not be re-added to the mailing list, nor will your data be stored or sold.

The Italy Edit does not and will not sell (or buy) personal data.


The information you will find on The Italy Edit is correct at the time of writing and is intended for general informational purposes. We write about places and experiences that she has personally tried. While posts are regularly confirmed and updated, we cannot guarantee that all hours, prices, or other information is correct at all times. Your reliance on solely the information found on The Italy Edit is at your own risk and the site owner will not be held liable for any changes that negatively impact your travel plans as a result.

The Italy Edit may partner with other businesses or become part of different affiliate marketing programs whose products or services may be promoted or advertised on the website in exchange for commissions and/or financial rewards when you click and/or purchase those products or services through our affiliate links. We may receive a commission if you make a purchase through our affiliate link at no extra cost to you. 

These affiliate or third party relationships in no way compromise the integrity of the content, information, services and materials being presented to you here, and you are under no obligation to click on these affiliate links to purchase those products or services being offered. These affiliate programs are selected based on my personal experiences and preferences.

Any photo not directly attributed to another source remains the property of Livia Hengel and cannot be used or reproduced without the express written permission of the site owner.

Post content found on The Italy Edit may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used without the prior written permission of Livia Hengel.


Like most websites, we may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the website. We may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalized experience on the website.

The website uses cookies to store visitors’ preferences, record user-specific information on what pages users access or visit, ensure that visitors are not repeatedly sent the same banner ads, customize website content based on visitors’ browser type or other information that the visitor sends. Cookies may also be used by third-party services, such as Google Analytics.

Users may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies, by the website, by using a corresponding setting of your internet browser and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. However, if users deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, not all functions of our website may be entirely usable.

Links To Other Web Sites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. Once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question. You acknowledge and agree that shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such third party web sites or services.


We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).

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If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.