Our website address is https://www.aroundthecaribbean.com (“blog”). Please read these Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) carefully before using this blog, as these Terms apply to all visitors. By visiting this blog, you agree to be bound by these Terms.

  1. Blog Content

Aroundthecaribbean.com owns of all information on this website, including any and all copyrights, trademarks, design rights and other intellectual property rights related to the content and work product on this blog. Information on this blog may only be copied for personal use and no part may be reproduced, reused or reposted without my permission. Requests for permission should be addressed to the following email:[email protected]. You may link back to this blog, as long as you clearly give credit to aroundthecaribbean.com and include a hyperlink to this blog.

All blog content is for informational purposes only and should not be taken as professional or specific advice. We make every effort to only provide complete and accurate information, but are not responsible or liable for any inaccuracies. We are not responsible for your reliance on information presented on this blog and shall not be liable for any damages or harm.

  1. Blog Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Blog comments will be publicly available to other blog visitors. You own the rights to content you post on this blog, but agree to give a license so that this content can be shared on the blog. We reserve the right to remove any content that we determine to be unlawful, inappropriate, offensive or otherwise objectionable or violates any party’s intellectual property or these Terms. If any user generated content is found to be copyright infringement, we will respond to and comply with any DMCA Take Down Notices.

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

  1. Privacy Policy

While using this blog, you may provide certain Personally Identifiable Information, such as your name, email address or demographic data gathered through the use of “cookies.” A cookie is a string of data the system sends to your computer and then uses to identify your computer when you return to my site. Cookies provide information on usage of data such as how often you visit, where you go on site and what you do. I use information obtained through cookies to analyze statistical information on the use of my site such as pages viewed and time users spend on site. These statistics do not include Personally Identifiable Information.

Other information may be collected through automatic data collection technologies such as Google Analytics. This information may include things like location information, where you go on site, IP address and what type of device you are connecting from.

We only collect information solely for the purposes of analysis of content performance and for demographic research. I do not sell, trade or share your personal information.

Your email address used to leave blog comments will solely be used to respond to your comment. We may disclose your information to law enforcement authorities if required by law. If you choose to opt in to my email newsletter, you may opt out at any time. You may unsubscribe at anytime by clicking the link at the bottom of any email. The newsletter is managed through an email list management provider. Your email address will be made available to a third party email delivery service provider.

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

We use data security tools to protect your Personally Identifiable Information. Unfortunately, I cannot guarantee the security of Personally Identifiable Information. By using my site, you acknowledge and agree that I make no such guarantee, and that you  use our site at your own risk.

  1. Links to Other Web Sites

This blog may contain links to third-party websites that I do not control. Once you leave my blog, you are no longer governed by these Terms. I assume no responsibility for the content or practices of any third party websites.

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

  1. Affiliate Links

This blog may include “affiliate links” where we will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking the link. However, all opinions are our own and we only endorse companies that we genuinely recommend.

  1. Age of Consent

 By using this site, you confirm that you are at least the age of majority in your country of residence. I do not knowingly solicit or collect personally identifiable information from minors.

  1. Governing Law

If any part of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable, that portion will be construed with applicable law and the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect. These Terms are governed in accordance with the laws of Grenada.

  1. Termination

I reserve the right to terminate any users for abuse of these Terms. I reserve the right to remove unlawful, obscene, inappropriate or otherwise undesirable shares or comments on my blog or social media channels.

  1. How Long We Retain Your Data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

  1. Updates

These Terms and Conditions may change from time to time and all updates will be posted on this page.

  1. Questions and Contact Information

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact [email protected]