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Commissions, Compensation, Sponsorships, and Affiliate Programs

Footsteps of a Dreamer is a participant in the following affiliate programs:

    • CJ Affiliate
    • iTunes Affiliate Program
    • Japan Rail Pass S.L.

By purchases products on linked affiliate pages, I may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you.

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Know that I would still recommend these products/services even if I did not receive a commission. All opinions expressed here are my own.

Footsteps of a Dreamer may also receive compensation for advertisements displayed on this site. Further information about the advertisements displayed on this site can be found below in the “Advertisements on Footsteps of a Dreamer” section.



Information present on Footsteps of a Dreamer is intended for informational and inspirational purposes only. Although I work hard to keep information up to date, some of the information may become outdated over time. Information contained on this site should not be construed as advice for your personal situation. Please consult financial advisors and trip planners for personalized advice before making any major, impactful decisions.



Footsteps of a Dreamer takes your privacy seriously. Below details the information we collect about you and how it is used.


General Web Information

The web server thats hosts this website collects general information about visitors such as IP address, browser details, timestamps, and URLs. This is collected for routine administration and security purposes.


Email Subscriptions

Email addresses are collected from users who opt-in to the Footsteps of a Dreamer mailing list. By opting in to our mailing list, you also give us consent to share your email with the partners and third parties listed below for ad targeting and conversion tracking. Your email will not be shared with any partners or third parties that are not explicitly listed below in the “Ad Targeting and Conversion Tracking” section.

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Advertisements on Footsteps of a Dreamer

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Ad Targeting and Conversion Tracking

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Footsteps of a Dreamer uses the Pinterest Tag for conversion and audience tracking. This means that basic information collected from you when visiting this site will be shared with third parties to measure ad effectiveness and targeted advertising. You can opt out of this through your browser’s DO NOT TRACK feature or through your personalization settings in Pinterest.


Acceptance of Terms

By continuing to use this site, you hereby agree to the terms and conditions in the above stated policies. If you are not in agreement, please refrain come continued use of this site. Changes to the above state policies may occur at any time. Continued use of this site shall mean that you are also in acceptance of such changes.

If you have any questions, please email us at kiyoko@footstepsofadreamer.com.