Terms of Use, Disclaimer, Privacy Policy, and Disclosure

TERMS OF USE

Dotted Globe and content including photos are owned solely by Dotted Globe and are protected by international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.

You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute, re-post, or commercially exploit our content, including both written content and media. Any unauthorized use will be pursued under US law. 

Nor may you transmit it or publish it in on any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system. This includes partial re-posting with a “link back.

This website and its content is copyright of Dotted Globe, © Dotted Globe 2017. All rights reserved. Please direct all inquiries to dottedglobe@gmail.com

DISCLOSURE

Dotted Globe partners up with travel companies, brands, tourism boards, and other organizations to promote destinations, experiences and products. Sometimes, I’m compensated or receive complimentary products or sponsored hotel stays, tours, meals, etc. in exchange for my work with these brands. The nature of such a relationship will always be disclosed in the relevant blog or social media post.

Whether sponsored or not, Dotted Globe will always share my personal, unbiased opinions on the blog and continue to write ethically about my experiences.  I only endorse or support products or brands that I have personally used or experienced, and opt to work only with those brands or organizations that I feel would be beneficial to my readers.

Dotted Globe participates in affiliate programs such as, but not limited to, Amazon Affiliates. Generally, these will be noted as such within the post. Through clicking these links, should you make a purchase, Dotted Globe will receive a small commission from the sale at no additional cost to you. These earnings help keep Dotted Globe afloat.

DISCLAIMER

The information and advice found on Dotted Globe is for general information purposes only. Though we always take reasonable care to provide correct and up-to-date information to the best of our knowledge, we cannot make representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability, or availability of any information contained herein, travel or otherwise. Under no circumstances will Dotted Globe or its creators be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage in connection with the use of this website. Any reliance you place on any information gleaned from this blog is strictly at your own risk.

PRIVACY POLICY

This privacy policy is for this website www.dottedglobe.com and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it. I recognize that privacy of your personal information is important. This privacy policy document outlines what types of personal information I receive and collect when you use and visit my site, and how I safeguard your information. I never sell your personal information to third parties.

Any personal details (including your contact information) that you provide on the Website when commenting, signing up for a newsletter, or downloading a resource etc. will be kept private. I won’t intentionally spam you and I won’t sell or disclose your information to any companies or other parties without your consent. I am not responsible for the privacy practices of WordPress or my host, Bluehost.

Email Marketing

You may choose to opt in or subscribe to my email newsletter. By doing so you consent to receive emails regarding updates to this Website, marketing messages or other content related to this Website. You may opt out of my email newsletter at any time. Should you have any issues or problems unsubscribing, please contact me.

I do not send out spam or misleading information and I will not sell, rent or share your email address.

Reserve Rights

I reserve the right to change the content of this Website however I want, whenever I want. I also reserve the right to shut the Website down or change the terms of use at my discretion. Constructive criticism and feedback are definitely welcome but please note that comments are moderated and I may edit/delete comments if they are deemed offensive, rude, or “spammy”. 

Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer / device. This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. This software is provided by Google Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage. Please refer to Google’s privacy policy for further information. Other cookies may be stored to your computers hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral
programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.

External Links

Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites). The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

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