Terms of Use & Privacy Policy

TERMS OF USE


This website (also referred to as “Site”) is owned and operated by Indie Chick Travels (also referred to as “author/owner”, “I”, “we” or “us”). By accessing and using this Site, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the Terms of Use that follow and to use this Site in accordance with these Terms of Use.

Your access to the Website is conditional upon your acceptance and compliance with the terms, conditions, notices and disclaimers contained in the Terms of Use stated below. Your use of, and/or access to, this website constitutes your agreement to the Terms of Use.

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CONTENT VALIDITY
The information provided within this website is provided for general information purposes only. This information is not intended to be comprehensive, nor does not claim to be expert advice or recommendation in any way. It is provided to you without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. Indie Chick Travels makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the Site or the information contained on or within it for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk and should be used at your own discretion. You should carry out your own research and/or seek your own advice before acting or relying on any of the information on our Site.

While we shall attempt to ensure that all information on the Site is correct and up to date, Indie Chick Travels does not guarantee the accuracy and currency of any content, information, sources and/or links on or within the Site and therefore we do not accept any liability for error or omission in regard to the content, information, sources and/or links contained within the Site. Author/owner will not compensate you in any way if you ever happen to suffer a loss/inconvenience/damage because of/while making use of the information in this Site.

Indie Chick Travels is not responsible for the accuracy or inaccuracy of any language translation programs, apps or websites of any kind for any and all written content contained on and within the Site and will not be held liable for any misinterpretations, mistranslations or misunderstandings of any and all written content on the Site by such.

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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
Unless otherwise cited, all written and photographic content contained on and within this Site is owned by Indie Chick Travels and is protected under international copyright and intellectual property laws. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, translate, sell, create derivative works, exploit, or distribute in any manner or medium (including by email or other electronic means) any material from the Site without site author/owner prior permission, which you may request here. However, you may print, download or share individual pages of the Site for non-commercial use, provided that you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.

Unauthorized use and/or duplication of any material contained on and within the Site without express and written permission from this site’s author/owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used provided that full and clear credit is given to Indie Chick Travels with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.

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THIRD PARTY LINKS/EXTERNAL WEBSITES
Throughout our Site you are able to link to external websites operated by third parties. These Third Party Links/External Websites are intended for informational purposes only and do not imply, expressly or implicitly, a recommendation, warranty, sponsorship or an endorsement of any aspect, products, services or views expressed within them. Such links are provided for your convenience on an as is basis. Please note that Indie Chick Travels has no control over the nature, contents, availability or Privacy Practices of these Third Party Links/External Websites and accepts no responsibility for any loss or damage that may arise from accessing or using them. When you leave our site, you are encouraged to be aware of and read through the privacy statements of each website that might collect personally identifying information. Any use of the Third Party Links/External Websites contained within this Site is entirely at your own risk and clicking through to them constitutes your acceptance of this fate.

AFFILIATE LINKS
Some of the Third Party Links contained within this Site are affiliate links, which means that if you choose to make a purchase from them, I will earn a small commission. (At no cost to you). These commissions are used to help to pay for the costs to keep this site up and running. Please note that I only recommend products that I have experience with and have found helpful and/or useful based on my experience.

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

The use of affiliate links will be disclosed at the bottom of any post or page that contains them.

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COMMENTS:
Comments are published at the discretion of the site owner. Indie Chick Travels reserves the right to reject and/or delete any comment for any reason whatsoever (abusive, profane, defamatory, sexist, racist, misogynistic, offensive, illegal or just down right rude, etc.) So please, when commenting, have respect and be polite.

Indie Chick Travels is not responsible, nor will be held liable, for anything anyone says in the blog comments, nor the laws which they may break in their home or your home country through their comments’ content, implication, and intent. Indie Chick Travels is not responsible for any negative or defamatory statements made in regard to government, religion, or any other laws from the poster’s country of origin.

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LIABILITY
Indie Chick Travels will not be held liable for and does not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from reliance on the information on this Site. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Indie Chick Travels expressly excludes any and all liability for any direct, indirect, incidental, special and/or consequential loss or damage incurred by anyone in connection with our Site and the use of it, the inability to use or access it, results of using it and/or the use of Third Party Links/External Websites, or third party materials, products or services made available through the Site, and any materials posted on the Site, including without limitation, any liability for: loss of anticipated savings, loss of revenue or income or profit, loss of data, loss of business, loss of computer equipment, loss of mind, loss of goodwill and any other costs or expenses.

We will not be held liable for any loss, damage, cost or expense whatsoever, without limitation, indirect, direct, incidental or consequential loss or damage and/or any loss or damage whatsoever caused by virus attack to the Site or any other technological material that may affect or infect your computer equipment, computer programs, website, data or any other material due to your use of the Site or on any website linked to it.

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PRIVACY POLICY


Privacy is very important to us. We are committed to protecting your privacy when you visit our Site. Indie Chick Travels does not collect personal information about you, such as names and mailing or e-mail addresses, unless it is knowingly provided by you for the purpose of, for example, opting in to subscribe to this Site’s posts and/or mailing list and/or posting comments on this Site. Indie Chick Travels will not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to others.

As with most other websites, indiechicktravels.com collects and may use IP addresses to compile statistics about its visitors and their traffic patterns. Please note that IP addresses do not link to any personally identifiable information. This statistical information may also be relayed to third parties, but will not include any personally identifying information or track your movement.

Third Party and External Web Sites
Indiechicktravels.com contains links to other web sites. It is understood and agreed that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. When using these links, We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these web sites. Our privacy statement applies only to information collected by indiechicktravels.com.

Affiliate Disclaimer
Indie Chick Travels has financial relationships in the form of affiliate partnerships with some number of companies mentioned within this website and are represented by affiliate links. All ads and banners on this site are also affiliate links. What this means is, if you make a purchase through the links used on this site, I will receive a small commission (at no additional cost to you).

Information Collected from Cookies
Cookies are pieces of data that your browser stores and sends back to the Site when making requests. They are used by the Site to store information such as your personal preferences when you visit indiechicktravels.com. This information is used to improve your experience, understand user activity, and improve the quality of your experience.

Indiechicktravels.com uses third party affiliate advertisements to support the site, provide tools to help you plan your travels and to deliver content targeted to your interests. These third parties may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on the site which will also send these advertisers information sent by your computer, brower or mobile device such as your IP address, your ISP, your device and the browser you use to access the Site.

 

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CHANGES TO TERMS OF USE & PRIVACY POLICY:
Indie Chick Travels reserves the right to amend the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy at any time. Although we may notify you of any amendment, revision or modification, by changing the date at the bottom of this policy, it is your responsibility to periodically review the Terms of Use. We encourage you to review these policies whenever you visit the Site in order to stay informed of any changes. By continuing to use and access the Site after such changes, modifications or revisions have been made, you hereby consent to the revised policy.

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Effective: August 7, 2017