Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy

Terms and Conditions of Usage

PLEASE READ VERY CAREFULLY THESE TERMS OF USE BEFORE READING, COMMENTING ON, DOWNLOADING, COPYING, REPRODUCING, ALTERING MATERIALS OF ANY KIND, SUBSCRIBING TO, AND LINKING TO (COLLECTIVELY "USING") THIS BLOG. USING THIS BLOG INDICATES THAT YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS OF USE. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS OF USE, PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS BLOG.

The materials on this web site have been prepared for informational purposes only and are not intended to be construed as travel advice. Rational travel decisions can only be based on each individual’s personal situation.

From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

Blog content. All the contents of the blog, EXCEPT FOR COMMENTS, constitute the opinion of the author, and the author alone; they do not represent the views and opinions of the author’s employers, supervisors, nor do they represent the view of organizations, businesses or institutions the author is a part of. The content of this blog is not intended to cause harm, but if you have any concerns about the contents of this blog, please contact me at matt@matttheroamingcanuck.com . Disagreeing with the content of the blog does not constitute sufficient ground for you to ask the author to remove or modify any parts of this blog.

Copyright policy. All content being part of this blog is property of the author, unless noted otherwise. All logos and trademarks are property of their respective owners. You are not allowed to sell or modify any part of this blog. If you wish to reprint or use any of the articles you find on matttheroamingcanuck.com please contact me at matt@matttheroamingcanuck.com . You are welcome to link to this blog, and to discuss its contents in a respectful manner. When you quote or link to this blog, please include the blog’s name in your link. You are not authorized to use this content for personal profit.

Comment policy. The author is not responsible for the content of any comments made by the commenter(s). The author is also not responsible for knowing whether the content of your comment is breaking the law in other countries or jurisdictions. This blog is a venue for discussion; therefore, the author will not delete critical comments, or comments portraying a different opinion from the author’s own. However, the author reserves the right to edit, delete, or not publish a comment if this is deemed to be potentially illegal (this includes, but it is not limited to comments containing hateful, libellous, and defamatory content). All comments on this blog have to be written in English. Please do not endanger yourself or break the law when you comment. Comments intending to advertise and/or off-topic ("SPAM") will be deleted. The author also reserves the right to block commenter(s) who have previously published offensive comments, illegal content, or SPAM.

Forbidden actions. You are not authorized to (i) use this blog to advertise for products of any kind and for other blogs, (ii) to infringe the copyright policy and comment policy of this blog, (iii) to attack this blog using malicious software and/or use this blog for data mining (iv) to commit any illegal actions while using the blog, or against this blog, (v) to restrict access to this blog, (vi) to impede the normal functioning of this blog and (vii) to menace the author with, or cause physical or financial harm to, the author of this blog.

Legal notices and Contact information. If You are intending to carry out legal action of any kind against the blog or the author, you are required to contact me atmatt@matttheroamingcanuck.com SEVEN BUSINESS DAYS before any legal claim is made. Please remember that the author means to DO NO HARM to you or anyone else by writing this blog. If you feel that your rights have been infringed, please contact the author, and allow seven business days for the reply to be received. The author will do whatever possible to address your concerns.

Privacy Policy

Your Privacy

Your privacy is important to me. This privacy policy document outlines the types of personal information that we receive and how this important data is used.

Cookies

matttheroamingcanuck.com may use cookies and tracking technology which are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the website, and understanding how visitors use the website. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology, however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Third parties such as our advertisers may also use cookies to collect information in the course of serving ads to you. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. Google, in particular, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on this site. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

RSS subscriptions

matttheroamingcanuck.com records information about how people access our RSS feeds, but does not collect any personally identifying information from or about our RSS subscribers. Individual information about subscribers to this website’s feed is held in strict confidence; we will not release or disclose any specific subscriber information under any circumstances, unless required by law. Aggregated information stripped of any personally identifiable information may be disclosed.

Comments

Comments submitted to this website are the responsibility of the commenter. I reserve the right to remove or edit comments at our discretion. Site URLs (if provided) are published along with comments. E-mail addresses are required with the submission of comments but are not disclosed, unless the commenter deliberately does so him/herself by entering the e-mail address in the main comment box in addition to the box clearly labeled for the e-mail address.

matttheroamingcanuck.com reserves the right to delete any comments that it deems not beneficial to the readership. This includes but is not limited to comments containing profanity, self promotion, harassment, threats, or spam of any sort.

Links to external websites

matttheroamingcanuck.com contains links to other websites not owned by the owner of this website. I will not, and cannot, control how your personal information is used on these other websites. Consult the privacy policies of the linked websites to see how they use your information

You should assume I have motivation for linking to everything on this page and will benefit from it somehow. You should assume I am not better than you are and your opinion has just as much weight as mine. You should question everything.

You should come up with your own thoughts and opinions and not trust everything you read on the Internet.