Globemad Terms and Conditions

Authors: Emma Tryon and Peter Tryon

Effective: 2nd October 2016

 

Welcome to our website. We hope that our blogs inspire and equip you to make the most of your travels. We love adventures and on occasions we have got into some pretty dangerous and scary situations. All of the stories and experiences that we share on Globemad are stories of our own adventures (or misadventures) and are not intended to be replicated or repeated in any form. Every decision you make when you travel is done at your own risk and may affect others around you. Therefore it is your responsibility to assess all risks and take every precaution when you travel to ensure your own safety and the safety of others around you. We genuinely care about all our readers and want you to to stay healthy and safe when you travel and of course have an amazing time!

 

About the Terms and Conditions

These Terms and Conditions apply to all blogs, posts, pages, photos, media, graphics, comments and links on the Globemad website. By using our website you are accepting these terms and conditions for the duration of use and for any future decisions, events or activities directly or indirectly resulting from your use of the Globemad website. These terms and conditions apply to the reader and anyone who is directly or indirectly affected by the reader’s decisions, advice or actions resulting from the use or misuse of this website. If you do not agree to and fully accept these terms and conditions please refrain from using the Globemad website. We reserve the right to change the terms and conditions at any time and without prior notification. Consult this section of the website for the most up to date terms and conditions.

 

If you have any questions pertaining to the Terms and Conditions please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

  1.   Terms of Use

Any information, ideas, tips or advice, whether explicit or implied, that you take from Globemad is completely at your own risk. In no event will the authors of Globemad be held responsible or liable for any accident, injury, death, loss or damage, arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website, including but not limited to the loss or damage of property, loss of data, damage to reputation and financial loss.

 

1.1 Quality of information: We do not assure or guarantee the relevance, completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability of any information, products, services or graphics on the Globemad website for any reason. If you discover that any of the information on our site is incomplete, ambiguous, out of date or inaccurate please let us know so that we can better equip other travellers in the future.

 

1.2 Tips and advice:  Our blogs occasionally give tips and ideas to help you look after yourself and your property when you travel. Any tips, ideas and advice we offer is just based on our limited experience and our personal opinions. The authors of Globemad do not hold any responsibility or liability for any injury, accident, death loss or damages, financial or otherwise, to persons or property resulting from following any tips, ideas or advice that we offer on the Globemad website.  

 

1.3 Recommendations: In some cases we recommend certain companies or businesses based on our travel experiences. For example, we may recommend a place to stay or company to organise a tour or activity with. These recommendations are only based on our experience which is often a limited one-off experience. The authors of Globemad are not responsible for any changes in the companies or businesses we recommend, including but not limited to, changes to the supporting information, types of service, level of service and availability of product or services. We have no control over and are not responsible for the ethics, legality or integrity of any company or business we recommend. Furthermore, the authors of Globemad are not responsible or liable for any accident, injury, death, loss or damage, financial or otherwise, occurring as a result of following any recommendations on the Globemad website.

 

1.4 Links to third party websites: Some posts and pages on the Globemad website contain links to other third party websites. We have no control and accept no responsibility for the nature, accuracy, content and availability of these third party websites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorsement of the views expressed within them.

 

1.5 Map data and suggested routes: We often embed maps in blog posts to help you find places, and we do everything we can to ensure the reliability of this information. We also sometimes suggest routes using photos and directions. Map data and route data is liable to change over time. The authors of Globemad are not responsible or liable for any errors, inaccuracies or changes in any map data or route information that is displayed on the Globemad website and any problem, accident, injury, death, loss or damages, financial or otherwise, that may occur as a result of any inaccurate or out of date map data or suggested routes. Any journeys that you take using Globemad map data or route information are taken at your own risk.

 

1.6 Technical problems: We aim to keep the website up and running smoothly and use web security to protect the site. However, the authors of Globemad hold no responsibility or liability for any loss or damages, including loss of purchases, data and financial losses or otherwise, incurred by the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues and/or any malicious activity that may occur through the website outside of our awareness or control.

 

  1.   Copyright Policy

Unless otherwise stated the authors of Globemad are the legal copyright holders of all material on the Globemad website including all written content, graphics, photographs and other media. You are not permitted to reprint, reproduce or publish, in any form, any part of the Globemad website without our written permission.

Embedded maps are from GoogleMaps and are subject to Google copyrights and terms of use. With acknowledgement, we occasionally use Open Street Maps on our site. We would like to thank Google Maps and Open Street maps for their epic maps that have helped us and many others explore this exciting world!

 

  1.   Hold Harmless

All opinions expressed on the Globemad website are those of Globemad authors and not anyone else, including any employers we may work for. The authors of Globemad do not provide any medical, legal or other professional advice. The reader is responsible for deciding if and when they require appropriate professional, medical or legal advice and for seeking this advice from an appropriate source.

 

  1.   Privacy Statement

Globemad sends subscribers email updates with information directly pertaining to the blog and other travel inspiration, information and ideas that we deem relevant to our audience. If you are on the subscribers list and wish to be removed you can unsubscribe at any time. We will not sell any of your personal contact information to another company.

We do not collect any personal information from our website with the exception of information voluntarily given by subscribing to our email list. We do use analytics data to monitor general information about our web traffic so that we can offer better information to our readers. 

The authors of Globemad are not responsible for the privacy practices of any advertises, partners, affiliates or commenters on our website. It you would like more details about the privacy practices of any of our advertisers, partners or affiliates please see their privacy policies. 

 

  1.   Reserve Rights

The authors of Globemad reserve the right to change the focus of the website, to shut it down, sell it or to change the terms of use, including changing to a paid platform, without prior notice and at our own discretion.

The authors of Globemad reserve the right to take photos in public places, which may include members of the public, and to edit, amend and publish these photos on the Globemad website for the purpose of information, inspiration and/or website aesthetics. If you believe any of our photos are in breach of your right to privacy, please contact us with details of the photo and the specific details of your concerns.

The authors of Globemad reserve the right to accept, reject or remove comments at our own discretion. The following types of comments are strictly prohibited: Advertisements, comments that seek financial gain, comments that seek to damage the reputation of others, comments that promote other websites, products or services, abusive comments and any comments of an explicit or sexual nature. The authors of Globemad hold no responsibility or liability for the information or advice contained in any comment on the Globemad website and hold no responsibility or liability for any accident, injury, death, loss or damages, financial or otherwise, resulting from following the information or advice in any comment on the Globemad website.  

 

  1.   Advertisers and Sponsors

If you purchase products or services through links or adverts on our website this helps us to continue developing amazing blogs. We only advertise and recommend products and services which we believe in.

However, the authors of Globemad do not guarantee or assure of the reliability, authenticity, integrity, origin, suitability, quality or availability of any product or service that we promote, advertise or link out to. Anything that you purchase is your choice and purchased at your own risk. If you buy a product or service based upon a link from any Globemad page and have problems or issues with the product or service, you must address your complaint to the vendor according to their terms and conditions. The authors of Globemad hold no responsibility for any accident, injury, death, loss or damage of any kind, associated with or resulting from the use of any products or services that are advertised or recommended on the Globemad website. Furthermore, the authors of Globemad are not responsible or liable for the actions of any advertisers or sponsors on our website.

Under no circumstances do Globemad authors hold any responsibility or liability for any damage to reputation, loss of data or loss of profits to any company that advertises on our website, for any reason.  

 

  1. Communications policy

We love to receive messages, feedback and comments via mail, email and through our social media platforms. If the messages are interesting and/or helpful for the community we may share all or parts of these messages through the Globemad website, email or any of our social media platforms. If you do not wish us to share all or some part of your message please state this in the message.

If you are trying to contact us personally we aim to respond to messages quickly. However, if we are travelling we may have very limited access to internet and therefore we may take a long time to respond to emails. If you are trying to contact us when we are travelling we greatly appreciate your patience.