Who we are

Visiting the Central Coast and looking for something to do? Live locally want want to try something new? It’s really not that easy to find what you want to do, get it scheduled, buy tickets or rentals and then have the fun.

There are websites with lists of point-of-interest, some tour suggestions and review sites like yelp.com to browse but no central place to plan a great day of food, tours and other local fun all online, easily!

Love of the Central Coast helps local tour providers and retail businesses do better online. A central location for those visiting the central coast to plan better trips, find more fun things to do and discover unique products & services to enhance their experiences.

Our website address is: https://www.loveofthecentralcoast.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We offer our visitors to signup for our newsletter. All email and contact information is kept strictly confidential. We email you directly, no one else does.

If you love our product and services enough to purchase from Love of the Central Coast we’ll be collecting your contact and payment information through Stripe or PayPal, your choice. Your payment information will be keep secure off of our site via Stripe or PayPal. They are secure payment solutions and we, like you really hope they stay secure and never get hacked. If they do we’ll let you know as soon as they let us know.


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: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you 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.


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.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

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’ll let you know once we start analyzing our fine visitors

Who we share your data with

No one, period.

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.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

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

Your contact information

We’re located in the center of the central coast, near downtown in the fine city of San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Additional information

None yet.

How we protect your data

Like all WordPress websites we follow standard security procedures. We don’t ever want to get hacked but we’ll let you know if we do.

What third parties we receive data from


What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

Wow, we don’t even know what this means. We don’t have any robots in our office, just good old fashion humans.