CAROUSEL TRAILS TERMS AND DISCLOSURES

DISCLAIMER
Carousel Trails is owned, designed, written, and edited by Ian Macdonald. This website is a matter of opinion and it is checked for spelling, errors, and grammar. While this website features a variety of brands and products, it cannot be assumed Carousel Trails agrees with every aspect of their marketing. Carousel Trails provides content (excluding comments) for general information purposes only and is solely Ian’s opinions. The information here may be changed without notice and is not guaranteed to be complete, correct or up-to-date. Feedback is always welcome, and it helps make this website be a better blog.

Carousel Trails is a business and relies heavily on affiliate links shared within this blog as a source of income.  Products posted on Carousel Trails may be purchased and in return, Carousel Trails will receive a percentage of the sale. Carousel Trails works with affiliate networks, but this does not influence editorial coverage.

The comments section is open to all Carousel Trails readers to express their opinions & join the conversation.  All rude and harsh comments (towards Carousel Trails or other readers) will be deleted. Please do not use the comments section to self-promote or spam. A spam filter is used and occasionally a legit comment will get marked as spam, Ian will try his best to catch those. As the owner of Carousel Trails, Ian has the right to delete any comment deemed inappropriate.

PRIVACY POLICY
This policy is valid as of November 26, 2019. These terms & conditions may be subject to change and shall be updated accordingly.

Email addresses and names submitted in the comments section of this website will not be sold or added to any mailing lists. If your email will be used for a mailing list, it will state the intention for use on the specific post.

ADVERTISING
Advertising comes from third-party ads sold by Google Adsense, other networks or direct purchases. Some links to retailers may not be disclosed as paid insertions; however, Carousel Trails may receive compensation for linking to them in posts.

Some Carousel Trails advertisers occasionally serve you cookies as well. Carousel Trails does not have control over cookies placed by advertisers. It may use advertising service vendors to help present advertisements on the website. These vendors may use cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies to serve you advertisements tailored to interests you have shown by browsing on this and other sites you have visited, to determine whether you have seen a specific advertisement before and to avoid sending you duplicate advertisements. In doing so, these vendors may collect non-personal data such as your browser type, your operating system, Web pages visited, time of visits, content viewed, ads viewed, and other clickstream data. The use of cookies, web beacons or similar technologies by these advertising service vendors is subject to their own privacy policies, not ours, and Carousel Trails disclaims all liability in connection therewith.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
The Carousel Trails website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave this site, you should note that Carousel Trails does not have any control over that other website. Therefore, Carousel Trails cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide while visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes.

If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by contacting us.

Carousel Trails will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. Carousel Trails may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

WHAT CAROUSEL TRAILS COLLECTS
Carousel Trails may collect the following information:

  • Contact information including email address
  • Demographic information such as postcode, preferences, and interests
  • Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

WHAT CAROUSEL TRAILS DOES WITH INFORMATION IT GATHERS
Carousel Trails requires this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and for the following reasons:

Carousel Trails may use the information to improve its products and services.

Carousel Trails may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information that it thinks you may find interesting using the email address you have provided.

From time to time, Carousel Trails may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. Carousel Trails may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. Carousel Trails may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.

SECURITY
Carousel Trails is committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, Carousel Trails has put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information it collects online.

HOW CAROUSEL TRAILS USE OF COOKIES
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added, and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a specific site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes, and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Carousel Trails uses traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps Carousel Trails analyze data about web page traffic and improve its website to tailor it to customer needs. Carousel Trails only uses this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help Carousel Trails provide you with a better website, by enabling it to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

OPT OUT
If you believe that any information Carousel Trails are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us.

DISCLOSURE POLICY:

COMPENSATION
Carousel Trails will accept sponsorship in exchange for financial compensation if it is relevant to the blog’s content. When doing so, Carousel Trails has full control of the direction of the post and content.

PRODUCT REVIEWS
For accurate reviews on products and services, companies may provide sample products. Samples will not influence Carousel Trails or its content in any way. Submitted samples may be refused for reviews if they are not up to the standards and quality this website strives for. Disclosure is clearly written on appropriate blog posts.

RELATIONSHIPS
Carousel Trails is not represented by any agency.

WARRANTY AND CLAIMS
Everything stated on Carousel Trails are views and opinions. Carousel Trails cannot verify product claims or quotes from companies; these must be verified with the manufacturer or the company. Carousel Trails does not make or offer warranties of any kind.

GIVEAWAYS
Giveaways will only be considered whose total value amounts to $100.00. Giveaway proposals are reviewed on a case by case basis and have the right to be refused.

COPYRIGHT
All content & images copyright © 2019 Carousel Trails. Reproductions are strictly prohibited without express written consent.