This website is for general information and entertainment purposes only and it is written, managed, and edited only by me (the author, Maria Ricciardi.). All photographs presented in this site are taken by me (Maria Ricciardi) unless otherwise noted and credit is given due. If you feel I have missed given credit to a specific photo, please contact me.
The reading of all information on this website is of your own free will and if you do not accept the terms contained in this disclaimer, you should cease the use of this website immediately.
I reserve the right to change any of these Terms and Conditions at any given time on this website.
The views that are expressed here represent only those made by myself and not those of any other person or entity in their favor. However, whatever opinion I may put across does not intend to harm, slander, or defame any company, individual, or thing. I will not be held liable for libel nor will I be held to compensate you in any way whatsoever if you ever happen to suffer a loss/inconvenience/damage because of what I may display or state in my blog. I will not be responsible for what people might do with my advice, critique and/or wisdom. You are reading my posts at your own free will and will do what you would like with the information I provide freely and without the intent to do harm.
I make no representations or warranties of any kind (expressed or implied) about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability of any information, products, services or related graphics contained in this site. Any information regarding locations and businesses, especially when it comes to current prices, addresses, opening hours, phone numbers, travel information and website addresses, are provided to you as thoughtfully and honestly as possible. If any of this information has changed since my posting that is not my responsibility to keep you updated. You will be provided with information at your own risk and must do your own research before following any advice or recommendations expressly mentioned on this site. Speaking of this:
Under no circumstances will I be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with the use of this website. Any reliance you place on any information gleaned from this blog is strictly at your own risk so please make sure to research and verify the information that you read from my blog because there’s a possibility that some of it will be less accurate as time passes.
INTELLECTUAL & COPYRIGHT POLICY
All photos and text used in this site are intellectual properties of Maria Ricciardi (me) unless otherwise stated. Additionally: unless otherwise noted, I am also the legal copyright holder of the material on this website and it may not be used, reprinted, modified, or published without my permission, especially if it’s for commercial use. If you would like to use any of the photos or text found in my website, contact me first and do state your intent and purpose for such. Any intellectual property of Maria Ricciardi (me) or my business Maria Sees The World, Inc. that is found being used without my permission will receive an immediate cease and desist order before any other legal actions will be pursued. Mistakes happen, I understand that, so each case will be handled individually, but you have been warned.
If you wish to repost or share any material from this website, please make sure you contact me first to receive permission and you must credit me by including a link to Maria Sees The World. I absolutely don’t allow the reposting of my articles in its entirety or partially before I have given explicit permission. You must contact me first. Please see above for the consequences of not abiding by this rule. I am totally open to sharing my posts and information but I would like first right of refusal before any of my intellectual property (photography, blog posts, etc. from this site) is shared outside of this website; Maria Sees The World.
OTHER CONTENT MATTERS
I cannot be held responsible for any offense taken due to translation, interpretation or mistakes in grammar and/or punctuation of my website’s content. I will also not be liable if for any reason the website is unavailable at any time or at any period of time as I might often do so without notice and at my own discretion.
Comments on this website are the sole responsibility of their writers and they will take full responsibility, liability, and blame for any libel or proceedings that will result from their statement. I reserve the rights to edit or delete any comments submitted to this website without notice as they may deem to be spam or questionable spam, or that they include profanity, contain language or concepts that are offensive, attack a group or person individually, etc.
Should my website be unintentionally linked to obscene, pornographic, hostile or offensive content-filled web pages, I, in no way condone, endorse or take responsibility for such. Some things are out of my control and I cannot be held responsible.
Any personal and/or contact information provided to me will be kept private. You will not be spammed in any way, and I will not sell or disclose your information to any other companies. You will always have the right to unsubscribe from receiving newsletters and/or updates from this site.
I am not responsible for the privacy practices of any of my advertisers or blog commenters.
Cookies & 3rd Party Advertisements
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I allow these third-party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information whenever you visit MariaSeesTheWorld.com. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.)
I understand how your personal information is very important to you and it will not be shared by myself or Maria Sees The World.
ADVERTISERS & SPONSORS DISCLOSURE
This blog is also open to forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions, and other forms of compensation and/or projects. This allows me to share even more experiences with you and offer recommendations that have been tried out be me. I promise you though, I will never recommend and write about products or brands that I don’t personally use nor believe in. I will always disclose whether I will be receiving any commissions or products for free, or if a trip was sponsored or not. All claims, quotes, products, statistics or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the provider or party in question. I am not responsible for the actions of advertisers, affiliates or sponsors.
You should know any affiliate link I provide is from a company whose products and services I greatly admire. These opinions are of my own. I will earn a small percentage of the sale if you make a purchase through my affiliate link. Thank you by the way!
Any letters, e-mails, blog comments, responses on Social Media platforms or questions written directly to me may be used as blog material for my audience unless specifically requested otherwise. I will make sure your identity is kept private, I assure you, but if I feel threatened or unsafe by any of the above, the proper authorities will be notified with full disclosure.
For any further clarifications and questions, it can all be directed to me at Maria Sees The World, Inc.