The information and advice provided on Travellingsam.com is for general information purposes only. The site and owner will not be liable under any circumstances for any loss or damage, including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage in connection with the use of this website. Any reliance you place on any information gathered from this blog is strictly at your own risk.

Personal Information

At Travelling Sam, we know that your personal information is important. The only emails that Travelling Sam will send; will be in direct response to your contact to us, or through a news letter due to you signing up to our mailing list.

Travelling Sam will not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to others. We do not automatically log personal data nor do we link information automatically logged by other means with personal data about specific individuals. Your information is kept private and stored securely until it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure email submission process but all users using such form do so at their own risk. We may use IP addresses to compile and provide aggregate statistics about our visitors, traffic patterns, and administer the site, but these IP addresses will never be linked to any personally identifiable information. This statistical information may also be related to third parties, but these statistics will not include any personally identifying information. We collect only the personal data that you may volunteer while using our services.

Travelling Sam may release account information when such release is reasonably necessary to comply with the law; or protect the rights, property, and safety of Travelling Sam, the users of its site, or others

Information Collected from Cookies

We may receive information from cookies, which are pieces of data your browser stores and sends back to us when making requests. We use this information to improve your experience of Travelling Sam for future visits, understand user activity, and improve the quality of our Services. For example, we store and retrieve information about your preferred language and other settings, but never personal details.

Analytics Partners

Travelling Sam uses analytics partners namely but not limited to Google Analytics to help analyse usage and traffic for our Services. As an example, we may use analytics partners to analyse and measure, the number of unique visitors to our services within a given period of time.

Intellectual Property Rights

Unless otherwise stated, all written content on this site is owned by Travelling Sam and/or our affiliates or licensors, and are protected by all trademark, copyright, and other intellectual property laws. The Site is provided solely for your personal noncommercial use. You may not use the Site or the materials available on the Site in a manner that constitutes an infringement of our rights or that has not been authorized by us. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, translate, sell, create derivative works, exploit, or distribute in any manner or medium any material from the Travelling Sam without prior permission. You may, download, print, and/or share one copy of individual pages of the Site for non-commercial use, provided that you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices, this does not give you any proprietary rights to any of the work, content or media held within Travelling Sam.

Your License to Travelling Sam.

By posting or submitting any material (including, but not limited to, comments, blog entries, social media entries, photos and videos) to us via the Site, email or any social media, you are representing: that you are the owner of the material, or are making your posting or submission with the express consent of the owner of the material. In addition with any material that you submit to Travelling Sam, you are granting us, and anyone authorized by us, a royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive, irrevocable, unrestricted, worldwide license to use, copy, modify, transmit, sell, create derivative works from, distribute, and/or publicly perform or display such material, in whole or in part, in any manner or medium, now known or hereafter developed, for any purpose. The foregoing grant shall include the right to exploit any proprietary rights in such posting or submission, including, but not limited to, rights under copyright, trademark, service mark or patent laws under any relevant jurisdiction.


This website may make the use adverts within the site. These will normally be through our advertising partners, whom may themselves have privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they provide to Travelling Sam. Clicking on an advert will cause you to leave this site, and enter that of the advertiser. Therefore clicking on any advert is entirely at the users own risk and this website (Travelling Sam) and its owner cannot be liable for any implications who damages occurring through visiting these external links. As Travelling Sam if a free site advertising revenue is used to keep the site running and to help allow content to be generated.


Affiliate Links and Sponsored Posts

Travelling Sam may use affiliate links to products and services. Where applicable, we will always tell you and disclose that within each individual post. If you click on an affiliate link, and purchase that product or service, we may be paid a small commission, but it is important to note that there is no extra cost to you, and these payments help to keep Travelling Sam a free content site.  Clicking on such links will send you through to the advertisers website through a referral program which may use cookies and will track the number of referrals sent from this website. This may include the use of cookies which may in turn be saved on your computer hard drive. Users should therefore note that they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owner cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links. Monies made through affiliate link purchases go towards keeping this site online and free. If you wish to directly support Travelling Sam you are welcome to make a donation directly to us.

It is extremely important to note that all opinions made in relation to affiliate links are Travelling Sam’s own and do not belong to any other person, company or stakeholder. Occasionally, we partner with or we are sponsored by any companies, charities, tourism boards, brands or any other organisations. Where applicable, we will aways disclose this within the relevant post. This means that we may be compensated, or receive complimentary products or sponsored hotel stays, tours, experiences, etc. in exchange for working with these brands. The nature of each relationship will be disclosed in the relevant blog or social media posts.

An affiliate link does not buy a ‘favourable review’ from Travelling Sam, whether sponsored or not, we promise to share our own, unbiased opinions on Travelling Sam. We will avoid writing anything where we feel there is a conflict in interest. We will only endorse a product or service that we have personally used, experienced or believe would be beneficial for the user to be made aware of.

Transactional Information

If you purchase products or services from us, we will collect certain relevant personal information from you, and information about the product or service you are purchasing. Payments are processed by third-party payment processors, so please refer to the applicable processor’s terms and privacy policy for more information about how payment information is processed and stored, as we cannot be held liable for any of their individual policies. Each payment processor will be made known to you at the relevant time.


External Links

Although Travelling Sam tries to only link to high quality, safe and relevant external sites, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking on any external web links. We cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website. Users should therefore be aware that they click on external links at their own risk. This website and its owner cannot be held liable for damages or implications caused by visiting external links mentioned in relation to Travelling Sam or its Social Media. Please note that we are not liable for any privacy practices of other website and suggest that you read their privacy policies.

Accuracy of Information

All information is to the best of our knowledge accurate on initial publication. While we endeavour to ensure all information on Travelling Sam is accurate, we cannot guarantee that all information will be accurate and up-to-date at all times, nor do we give any warranties about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, or availability of any information provided on the site. The site contains a large amount of data, and updating takes time, so certain things (such as times, dates, prices, etc) may not always be accurate and are subject to change due to circumstances outside of our control.

We do not therefore accept any liability for error or omission with regards to the content of the site. Should you find any inaccurate information on this site, please inform us and we shall correct as soon as possible.


Copyright Notice

All content, including images, are COPYRIGHT to Travellingsam.com unless otherwise started. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached, or otherwise used, except with prior written permission of us. Any unauthorised use will be pursued under UK law.

Where we have used pictures from other photographers, they are sourced with express written permission or through Creative Commons licensing available for commercial use, where modifications are allowed and are all credited as per the terms of use. No copyright infringement is intended at any point, if you believe you are the owner of the original content, please contact us.

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