Disclosure Policy

Disclosure Policy

This policy is valid from November 15, 2018

Trekking and Tasting is a personal blog written and edited by myself, Jennifer Salabsky.

For questions about this blog, please contact [email protected]

TERMS OF USE:

CONTENT MANAGEMENT

Reproduction, distribution, republication, and/or retransmission of material contained within this website is prohibited without prior written consent of Trekking and Tasting.
All content included on this website, or incorporated by association, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, and images, are used with permission or are the property of Trekking and Tasting, its strategic alliances, clients, or contributors.

No portion may be reproduced in whole or in part without express permission of Trekking and Tasting. Any other use, including the reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, display or performance, of the content on this site is strictly prohibited.

PRIVACY POLICY

Trekking and Tasting takes your privacy seriously. All information that you provide to this website is kept strictly confidential. No names, email, websites, or any identifying information, etc, that are shared on Trekking and Tasting is given away or sold to third party providers. All information you share on Trekking and Tasting is voluntary.

Your name and website are visible in the comments, and if you don’t wish to share them, you do not need to. Although Trekking and Tasting does not release your personally identifiable information to the public and Trekking and Tasting makes a reasonable good faith effort to store your personally identifiable information in a secure operating environment, we cannot guarantee 100% security of such information due to factors beyond our control.

Trekking and Tasting reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change, modify, add and/or remove portions of this Privacy Policy at any time.

SPONSORED POST INFORMATION

I accept forms of cash advertising, sponsorships and other forms of compensation. Compensation received will never influence my opinions, although it may influence the content or topics I write about. Any sponsored content or advertising space will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.

AFFILIATE INFORMATION

Definition of affiliate link: In affiliate programs, it’s a special URL that contains the ID or username of the affiliate. This URL is used by the advertiser to track all traffic that the affiliate sends to the advertiser’s site as a part of the affiliate program.

In plain words, an affiliate link means if you click on my link and buy something, I will earn a small commission from the advertiser at no additional cost to you.

There will be a disclosure at the beginning of each post that states whether a post may contain affiliate links.

trekkingandtasting.com is also a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.

Other products from different websites may be affiliate links as well. Remember that using these links DOES NOT increase your purchase price.

MEDICAL ADVICE

You must not rely on the information on this website as an alternative to medical advice from your doctor or other professional healthcare provider. If you have any specific questions about any medical matter you should consult your doctor or other professional healthcare provider. If you think you may be suffering from any medical condition you should seek immediate medical attention. You should never delay seeking medical advice, disregard medical advice, or discontinue medical treatment because of information on this website.

The information and materials made available on this website have been prepared by Trekking and Tasting for general informational purposes only and should not be construed as medical advice on any subject matter, or to answer specific medical problems you may have. No recipients of content from this site, clients or otherwise, should act or refrain from acting on the basis of any content included in the site without seeking the appropriate medical or other professional advice on the particular facts and circumstances at issue from a doctor licensed in the recipient’s state.

The content of this website contains general information and may not reflect current medical developments. Trekking and Tasting expressly disclaims all liability in respect to actions taken or not taken based on any or all the contents of this website. While we try to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website, we cannot guarantee that all of the information is accurate or complete. You should be aware that medicine is constantly changing and varies by circumstance.

Therefore, information on a given medical or medical issue may not be current or apply to your particular situation. You should not act or refrain from acting upon this information without seeking the advice of professional doctor in your geographical area. Viewing and use of any of the information on this site does not create an reader-client relationship between you and Trekking and Tasting.

CHILDREN ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT

Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to or on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of its features/register on the Website, make any payments through the Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this website or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use.

If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at [email protected] We are committed to complying with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Schools and parents should supervise their children’s online activities and consider the use of other means to provide a child-friendly, online environment. If you would like to learn more about COPPA, visit the Federal Trade Commission home page at http://www.ftc.gov.

ONLINE PAYMENTS

The Company allows clients to make payments for services via PayPal. We have engaged third-party service providers to perform many of the services related to payment processing, including card processing, identity verification, fraud analysis and regulatory compliance. The Company partners with PayPal to facilitate card payments for clients.

We may share your personal or transactional information with this third-party service provider when it is necessary to process payments. Information about PayPal can be found at Paypal.com. We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.

EXTERNAL LINKS

Some links within the website may lead to other websites, including those operated and maintained by third parties. Trekking and Tasting includes these links solely as a convenience to you, and the presence of such a link does not imply a responsibility for the linked site or an endorsement of the linked site, its operator, or its contents.

DMCA PROVISIONS

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, found at 17 U.S.C. § 512 (“DMCA”), provides recourse for owners of copyrighted materials who believe that their rights under United States copyright law have been infringed upon on the Internet. Under the DMCA, the bona fide owner of copyrighted materials who has a good faith belief that their copyright has been infringed may contact not only the person or entity infringing on their copyright, but may also contact the designated agent of an Internet service provider to report alleged infringements of their protected works, when such alleged infringements appear on pages contained within the system of the Internet service provider (“ISP”).

The owner of this website and the ISP are committed to complying with international trade law, international trade practices, all United States laws, including United States copyright law. Upon receipt of a properly filed complaint under the DMCA, the owner and/or the ISP of this website will block access to the allegedly infringing material. The website owner and/or the ISP will forward a copy of the notification of claimed copyright infringement to the alleged infringer. Anyone who believes in good faith that a notice of copyright infringement has wrongfully been filed against them, may submit a Counter notice to the website owner and/or the ISP.

NO WARRANTIES

This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. Trekking and Tasting makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website. Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, Trekking and Tasting does not warrant that this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or the information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.

Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind. If you require advice in relation to any legal, financial or medical matter you should consult an appropriate professional.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

Trekking and Tasting will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contract, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:
 [to the extent that the website is provided free-of- charge, for any direct loss;]
 for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or
 for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.

These limitations of liability apply even if Trekking and Tasting has been expressly advised of the potential loss.

REASONABLENESS

By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable. If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.

UNENFORCEABLE PROVISIONS

If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.