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The information we provide on this The Winding Road Tripper is based upon our own personal experience and is never intended to be construed as professional advice. The information on this site and the resources we provide are for your information and entertainment only. The authors on The Winding Road Tripper are not liable or responsible for any losses, injuries, or damages related to the content on this website.
The use of our information, products, and/or services should be based on your own due diligence and you agree that The Winding Road Tripper and/or advertisers or sponsors of Thewindingroadtripper.com are not liable for any losses, injuries, damages, or outcomes that may arise out of actions or failure to act as a result of content provided on this site.
Your use of The Winding Road Tripper is at your sole risk. The Winding Road Tripper is provided on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis. The Winding Road Tripper is provided without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement or course of performance.
The Winding Road Tripper is owned and operated by The Winding Road Tripper. The Winding Road Tripper may receive income from the following sources: affiliates, sponsorships, advertising, or paid content (blog posts/social media posts/etc). However, all content and opinions on the blog are our own, unless otherwise noted. Any time The Winding Road Tripper produces content that is sponsored or paid in any way, we will clearly disclose it. Compensation from the above sources does not influence our opinions. However, our claims and opinions are our own, and you must independently verify the information for yourself. At times, the information we share in a post may change, therefore, we encourage you to do your own research.
The Winding Road Tripper is not liable for any issues with purchases made at any other site. In addition, The Winding Road Tripper is not responsible for any injuries (bodily, monetary, or otherwise) that may arise as a result of following our recommendations or suggestions, or as a result of purchasing something we recommend. All claims and opinions should be independently verified by users of this site.
The Winding Road Tripper has no conflicts of interest. Any exceptions or changes to this will be clearly outlined here and/or in the related content.
In no event shall The Winding Road Tripper or its suppliers, advertisers, or sponsors be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for injury, loss of funds, illness, or any other losses) that may result out of the use or inability to use the content on this website, even if we have been notified of the possibility of such damage. If your jurisdiction does not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.
Links to Other Sites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
Limitation of Liability
By using our site, you agree that under no circumstances are we liable for any damages arising out of your use of the site or service, whether direct, indirect or otherwise. In addition, The Winding Road Tripper is not responsible for:
(I) Any performance failure, error, omission, denial of service, attack, deletion, interruption of service, defect, delay, virus, or other failure of any kind.
(II) Loss of funds, reservations, or any other loss of any kind. And,
(III) Third-party unauthorized access, threat, destruction, alteration or other use of your information, regardless of our negligence, failure, gross negligence or otherwise.
The above applies even if The Winding Road Tripper could have foreseen the possibility of damages or was advised of the possibility. In states that limit liability, our liability is limited to the fullest possible extent permitted by law. In no circumstances or event shall The Winding Road Tripper cumulative liability exceed your total purchase price of a service or product that has been purchased from Thewindingroadtriper.com If no purchase was made, our cumulative liability shall not exceed $25.
By using this site, you are agreeing to indemnify and hold us harmless from and against any and all losses, damages, settlements, liabilities, costs, charges, assessments, and expenses, as well as third-party claims. This includes, without limitation, attorney’s fees, arising out of any breach by you of any of these Terms and Conditions, or any use by you of our site, any product, or service. You will provide us with any assistance we request, without any charge, in connection with any such defense. This does include providing us with information, documents, records, and reasonable access to you, as we deem necessary. You shall not settle any third party claim or waive any defense without our prior written consent.
Sponsored Content Disclosure
We participate in partnerships with other companies. This means that we may have received free products or compensation. However, all opinions and reviews remain our own. We only choose to post about companies, products, and services that we believe would be incredibly helpful and/or that we have used ourselves.
The Winding Road Tripper participates in various affiliate programs. This means that The Winding Road Tripper receives commissions for purchases made through those links, at no cost to you. We do our best to give you our honest opinions on the products and services we recommend. We share these products because we believe you will find them useful and/or helpful, not because of the commissions we may make if you purchase from us. Please note that you are in no way obligated to click on our links or advertisements or to make any purchases through our website. Any decision to do so is solely at your discretion. We will always strive to be transparent by including disclosures on our posts that may contain affiliate links.
Per FTC requirements, The Winding Road Tripper may be compensated by companies, products, or brands that are mentioned through affiliates, advertising, or otherwise. Any references to rates, products, or websites of third parties are subject to change without notice. Please do your own due diligence before participating in any third-party offers.
Amazon Affiliate Disclosure Notice: It is important to also note that The Winding Road Tripper is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Please always confirm the price and details of the product on Amazon before purchasing.
Updated February 1, 2021
The Winding Road Tripper (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates The Winding Road Tripper website (the “Service”).
This policy informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information when you use our Service. Please read it thoroughly and ensure that you understand it.
Information Collection & Use
Personal Information is not automatically collected on this site. While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. This is done on forms for newsletters, contact forms, comment sections, etc. Personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) may include, but is not limited to:
- Email address
We collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
We may employ third-party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service, to provide The Winding Road Tripper on our behalf, to perform Service-related services, or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”). If you are using this site, you are certifying that you are an adult over 18.
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Information, please contact us. If we discover that a child under 18 has provided us with Personal Information, we will delete such information from our servers immediately.
What Data Do We Collect and How Do We Collect It?
Examples of the data we collect and the way we collect it are included in, but not limited to, the following. All of the following are collected with the legal reason of Consent and/or Necessity unless otherwise specified.
- Mailerlite (email service providers)
- Data: Name, Email, IP Address
- How: Form Submission
- Why: To deliver downloads, service access, newsletters, or other emails.
- Data: Name, Email, IP Address, Browser Data
- How: Form Submission
- Why: Consent and necessity to assist in spam detection and replies.
- Google Analytics
- Data: Posts and pages visited, name of your internet service provider, the website that you used to link to our site, other interests you have, basic demographic information, the websites that you visit from our site, and your IP address
- How: Cookie
- Why: Statistical purposes and to help us provide a better experience for you.
- Social Media Pixels (Facebook, Pinterest, etc.)
- Data: Information that tracks conversions to our website.
- How: Cookie
- Why: For advertisement purposes and to help us track conversions to our website.
Who Do We Share Your Information With?
We contract with the third parties, such as but not limited to, above to supply products, services, and a positive user experience on our behalf. These may include payment processing, delivery of goods, search engine facilities, advertising, and marketing.
In order to provide these services, these parties may require access to all or some of your data. In those cases, all reasonable steps will be taken to ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with the law.
Information submitted through comments may be sent through an automatic spam detection service.
How Long Is Your Data Kept?
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This allows us to recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
Information collected using Google Analytics is retained for 26 months.
Information submitted via forms (i.e. email or contact forms) is retained until the data subject chooses to unsubscribe or invokes their right under GDPR to be forgotten.
If you have left comments or have an account on our site, you may request a copy of the personal data (via an exported file) that we have about you. This includes the data you provided us.
You may also request that we erase your personal data. However, this does not include data we are required to keep for legal, security, or administrative purposes.
Additionally, you may unsubscribe from our email list at any time and make a request to have personal data obtained via our email service erased.
Compliance with Laws
We will disclose your Personal Information where required to do so by law or subpoena.
Your consent applies to the following domain: thewindingroadtripper.com. At any time, you may change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our site.
What Are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files placed on your computer or device that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser.
When you visit our site, these cookies may be assigned to your computer to enhance your experience on The Winding Road Tripper, facilitate access to our site, make the website more secure, and record information about your visit. They also allow us to understand how the website performs and to analyze what works and what needs improvement. Cookies may also be used in order to maintain continuity during an online session, gather data about the use of our site, monitor online promotions, and anti-fraud and information security purposes.
Through the use of a cookie, we also may automatically collect information about your online activity on our website, such as the web pages you visit, the links or advertisements you click on and other actions you take while on our website.
The cookies do not store any Personally Identifiable Information (PII) about you.
What types of cookies do we use?
Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. For example, these cookies allow you to log-in to your account and add products to your basket and checkout securely.
Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit, etc. This data helps us understand and analyze how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.
Marketing: We may allow third-parties, advertising companies and ad networks (“Advertisers”) to display advertisements on our website. These advertisers may use tracking technology, such as cookies, to collect information about those who see or interact with their ads. These cookies are used to personalize the advertisements that we show to you so that they are meaningful and relevant to you. These cookies also help to keep track of the efficiency of these ad campaigns.
The information stored in these cookies may also be used by the third-party ad providers to show you ads on other websites on the browser as well.
Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functions on our website. These include embedding content like videos or sharing content on the website on social media platforms.
Preferences: These are the cookies that help us make your experience better and more efficient on your future visits to The Winding Road Tripper. They help us store your settings and browsing preferences, i.e. language preference.
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How can I control my cookie preferences?
Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your settings to block or delete the cookies. To find out more out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.
We use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, please note that some site features and services may not function as intended.
Terms & Conditions
Last updated: February 1, 2021
Your access to and use of Thewindingroadtripper.com is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users, and others who access or use The Winding Road Tripper.
By accessing this website, you are agreeing to be bound by these website Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws, and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.
Thewindingroadtripper.com and its original content, features and functionality are and will remain the exclusive property of The Winding Road Tripper and its licensors.
The materials provided on The Winding Road Tripper website or via email are available with the following stipulations: Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only.
This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license, you may not:
- use the materials for any commercial purpose or public display of any kind;
- remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
- transfer the materials to another person.
If you violate any of these restrictions, your license is automatically revoked. Your license may be revoked from The Winding Road Tripper at any time. Upon termination of your license, you must immediately destroy any materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.
You must be 18 years of age or older to use this site. In addition, you must have the requisite power and authority to enter into these Terms and Conditions.
Information provided on the site, in email, or in any service is subject to change. The Winding Road Tripper makes no representation or warranty that the information provided, regardless of its source (the “Content”), is accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free.
Revisions and Errors
The Winding Road Tripper makes no claims to be error-free. While we strive to provide accurate information, typographical errors, time-sensitive errors, technical or photographic errors, etc. may occur. The The Winding Road Trippermakes no claim that our materials are accurate, complete, or current. We may update our material at any time without providing notice. However, we do not make any commitment to updating materials regularly.
Links to Other Websites
Our Service may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by The Winding Road Tripper.
The Winding Road Tripper has no control over and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that The Winding Road Tripper shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.
We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party web sites or services that you visit.
We may terminate or suspend access to our Service immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach the Terms.
All provisions of the Terms which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.
These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of United States without regard to its conflict of law provisions.
Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of those rights. If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in effect. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between us regarding our Service, and supersede and replace any prior agreements we might have between us regarding The Winding Road Tripper.
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time, without notice.
By continuing to access or use our Service after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, you are required to stop using The Winding Road Tripper.
Certain services and/or products on the website may require you to share your personal information, such as (but not limited to) name, email address, etc. You agree that this information is accurate, correct, and up to date. You may not impersonate someone else or provide alternate email addresses that are not your own. You may not use your account or unauthorized purposes or illegal activity.
The Site, Service, and/or products are to be used only for lawful purposes. You agree to be responsible for all financial purchases made by you or someone acting on your behalf through the website and agree to use any purchases for non-commercial, legitimate purposes only.
You may not post or transmit through the Site or social media groups managed by Thewindingroadtripper.com or The Winding Road Tripper any materials which violate or infringes the rights of others. This also includes any material or language which can be construed as threatening, abusive, defamatory, libelous, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane, or otherwise objectionable, contains injurious formulas, recipes, or instructions, which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law.
Refusal of Services/Products
We reserve the right to refuse service to any person, entity, business, or order without any obligation to assign a reason for doing so. Regarding purchases, we offer them only subject to our acceptance of your order or request. We do not imply acceptance until we have accepted and processed your payment. Services, site, features, products, or any other aspect of The Winding Road Tripper may be changed at any time, with no further responsibility other than fulfilling our prior responsibilities to you based on acceptance of your purchase.
Duration of Agreement
Once confirmed, you be will provide access to your service or product. If a physical product, it will be subject to shipping times and delays that are out of our control. The Winding Road Tripper will not be held liable for any shipping issues, loss, or damages. we will provide you access to the purchased Service or product. You agree and accept that the service or product you purchase may be affected by third parties (web hosting, email providers, mail providers) and you agree not to hold The Winding Road Tripper responsible for any reasonable delays.
The Winding Road Tripper reserves the right to terminate Services or products, and or access to certain features, with or without prior notice to you. We will attempt to make reasonable efforts to provide notice but under the terms of this agreement, we are not required to do so.
If for any reason, The Winding Road Tripper should dissolve or cease to exist, then your access to The Winding Road Tripper or product terminates.
Cancellations & Refunds
We currently do not accept cancellations or refunds of digital products due to the nature of digital access. If you purchase a physical product from us, you may return a defective item for the purchase price. You are responsible for return shipping and all returns must be completed within 30 days.
No waiver of any of the provisions of this Agreement by The Winding Road Tripper shall be deemed, or constitute, a waiver of any other provision. This applies whether or not the waiver is similar. No waiver shall constitute a continuing waiver. No waiver shall be binding unless executed in writing by The Winding Road Tripper.
If you have any questions about any of the information included in these Terms & Policies, please Contact Us via email at thewindingroadtripper @ gmail.com