Terms and Conditions

1.  Terms of Use

This website is designed to present cultural, heritage and archaeological travel advice. The content is based on personal opinions and should not be perceived any other way. While The Heritage Travels Blog will make every reasonable effort to maintain current and accurate information on this site, users should be aware that archived material may be out of date and The Heritage Travels accepts no responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of any material contained on this site and recommends that users exercise their own skill and care with respect to its use.

The information on this site is intended as a general reference for internet users. It is made available on the understanding that The Heritage Travels Blog, as a result of providing this information, is not engaged in providing professional advice.

Links to other websites are inserted for convenience and do not constitute endorsement of material at those sites, or any associated organisation, product or service unless otherwise stated. These links may be updated from time to time, either by ourselves or the other sites. The Heritage Travels Blog will make every effort to ensure such links and content are topical, relevant and current, but cannot be responsible for broken links or changes of content made by external sources. As far as reasonably possible, such links have been visited and verified, but no guarantees can be offered as to their continued existence or veracity. Visitors to this website and its suggested links are advised to exercise normal internet cautions and diligent browsing practices.  Please advise us if you discover any broken, modified, suspicious or redirected links.

Affiliate links are displayed in this website. Any posts which contain affiliate advertising will have a disclosure statement readily viewable. The Heritage Travels Blog is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these websites. Please contact these companies directly with any queries.

The listing of a person or organisation in any part of this website in no way implies any form of endorsement by The Heritage Travels Blog of the products or services provided by that person or organisation unless otherwise stated.

2.  Copyright

Copyright © 2015 The Heritage Travels Blog. All rights reserved. The Heritage Travels reserve the right to change the focus on your blog, to shut it down, sell it or to change the terms of use at our own discretion. All original content, including text, images and graphics, on this website is the property of The Heritage Travels Blog unless otherwise noted. Reproduction or publishing of any content belonging to The Heritage Travels Blog will need to be accompanied by the proper written acknowledgement. For other Copyright holders, please see ‘use of material’ below. Any views expressed in this website are those of the authors, contributors and commentators, and may reflect community, social and political language and attitudes prevailing or in popular use at the time of writing, particularly so in respect of overseas or historical material referred to or cited. They do not necessarily reflect those of The Heritage Travels Blog, nor its associates, partners and suppliers. Any blog comments, posts, quotations or similar material are understood to be expressing a personal opinion or observation only. This website is not responsible for views or content on external websites to which links may be provided in good faith. All logos, brands, graphic identities and trademarks used, depicted or referred to in this website are the property of the respective copyright holders, departments, agencies and registered owners.

Use of material:

We ask that you respect our request to not download any text, images, graphics or other material from this website, or social media pages, without first seeking our permission, and that, should such consent be granted, you respect any requests, requirements or terms and conditions pertaining to this information. In some circumstances we share posts from other sites. The Heritage Travels Blog takes no credit for the ideas and ideologies formed by other people. Owners, providers and copyright holders of material used in this website have been acknowledged as far as possible. In the case that imagery is sourced from another site, that site is generally Wikimedia Commons.  If you do own the rights to published content such as images or data and feel we have violated your copyright, please contact us to claim your ownership and we will attempt to fix the problem immediately. Where all other imagery has been used, the photographer or Copyright holder will be acknowledged and the relevant consents obtained. The attributed photographer or source should be contacted in the first instance for permission to reproduce the item/s elsewhere.

3.   Privacy Statement

Personal or contact information will not be sold or given to any other company, or put on spam lists. The Heritage Travels Blog is not responsible for the privacy practices of any of our partners or blog commenters.

4.  Responsibility

This website is the copyrighted property of The Heritage Travels Blog, Townsville, Australia. Creative design and content by WordPress; technical construction and hosting by Dreamhost. Neither WordPress nor Dreamhost, and their staff and agents, accept any responsibility for content, materials and links which have been provided and uploaded in good faith; all such enquiries should be directed to The Heritage Travels Blog via the contact form on the Contact Us page.

5.   Partners

The Heritage Travels Blog is not responsible for the actions of our advertisers, sponsors, partners and affiliates. You must take action with that company to resolve any issues, not with us.

6.   Letters to the Editor

Any letters, messages, tweets, e-mails etc. sent to The Heritage Travels Blog will be used at our discretion. Personal information such as name, location, and age will stay confidential.

7.   Reviews

The Heritage Travels Blog are not paid to write product reviews. When reviewing products, disclosure of purchase to readers will be made. Reviews are based on our personal opinions of the product and share these opinions for informational purposes only.

  • The Heritage Travels Blog is willing to review any and all products or services that relate to travel, travel accessories, cultural heritage, natural heritage, and travel fashion.
  • No product will be returned, under any circumstance.
  • Reviews will be live on our site within 2-4 weeks from the time of delivery.
  • The Heritage Travels Blog will post unbiased reviews based on personal experience. While we appreciate the product/service you offer we will not give out a good review in exchange for the product/service.
  • The Heritage Travels Blog will not pay for any product/service given for the purpose of review.
  • The Heritage Travels Blog reserve the right to not post reviews or review products that we did not specifically request, or which do not meet our standards.

8.  Giveaways

Giveaways hosted by The Heritage Travels Blog are sponsored by either the product company or a representative working for the company and not by The Heritage Travels Blog unless stated otherwise. We do not take responsibility for the quality, content, or dissatisfaction of products received via giveaway. Such problems should be directed to the product company, and we will communicate such dissatisfaction to the company and/or PR rep on your behalf as well. All personal information (i.e. shipping address, phone number, e-mail address) that may be given to The Heritage Travels Blog for the purpose of shipping a product for review or giveaway will only be distributed to the company or representative shipping said item.

9.  Errors, omissions and corrections

Materials compiled, collected and presented in this website have been sourced in good faith and as far as reasonably possible with necessary permissions. Material which is believed to be inaccurate, or inappropriately or incorrectly sourced or attributed, should be drawn to our attention, with supplied independent verification of the relevant items in question. If you find content or a link which you believe to be incorrect or in need of amendment or updating, we welcome your feedback via the contact form below.

10. Updates and responses

The Heritage Travels Blog is actively monitored, including the contact form and other email traffic, but our ability to respond to contacts, enquiries, advice and othercomments will be determined by the volume of input and the time available. Initial contacts will be acknowledged as quickly as possible, generally within 48 hours, and enquiries directed to the relevant person for further action and response. All times used or referred to, unless otherwise stated, are AEST(Q) – Australian Eastern Standard Time Queensland, Brisbane, GMT+10.

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