Terms and Conditions

In Case You Were Wondering…

PostcardZ from Victoria is a blog, written by Victoria De Maio, travel advisor, blogger, writer, speaker, tour leader, published author. Whenever I write about any travel-related topic, or destination on this site, know that the opinions expressed are always mine.

I do have selected Guest Writers and their articles are clearly identified.

General Terms and Conditions:

Copyright of Content/Photos: Except where cited or quoted, all of the content is original and written solely by me and is therefore protected by copyright. Photos and graphics are also original except where noted with credits and therefore subject to copyright as well. If you are interested in using any of my content or photos, I am available to guest post.

Your Privacy: Your personal information is kept completely confidential and is never shared with any other organizations or individuals.

Links: As a convenience to you, you will find carefully selected links from PostcardZ from Victoria to other websites. The link does not imply a responsibility for the linked site or an endorsement of the linked site, its operator, or its contents except where noted.

Responsibility: The materials contained on this website are provided for general information purposes only and do not constitute legal or other professional advice on any subject matter. PostcardZ from Victoria does not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from reliance on information contained on this site

This site accepts payments and can earn income from one or more of the below methods at any given time:

1. Affiliate ProgramsPostcardZ from Victoria currently participates in a few selected affiliate programs:  Amazon, Booking.com, Walks of Italy, Auto-Europe and Trip Advisor Affiliates Programs. Purchases made through these affiliate links on PostcardZ from Victoria pay out a small referral fee designed to help support this website.

2. Travel Booking Engine and Travel Partners – As a travel advisor, I am an independent contractor with Santa Barbara Travel Bureau and receive commissions for travel bookings.

I do enter into agreements and receive commission/referral fees from select tour companies, accommodations, and other travel excursion providers. Although I  have not met or experienced all of them personally, they have been carefully chosen and screened. I have gotten to know them via internet and, together, we are committed to providing you with outstanding travel experiences.

3. Sponsorships and Private Ads – Sponsorships and private ads appear in the right hand side bar. Currently there are no sponsored ads.

4. Products – At this time, I am open to receiving books, DVD’s, products, etc. in exchange for review on this site.  If this is the case, it will be clearly stated. Any other recommendations are solely based on my own opinion. If I am compensated in any form, or given anything for free, I will disclose that within the relevant post.

Warranties and limitation of liability

PostcardZ from Victoria is not liable to any user or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by or not taken based upon the information contained within or provided through this site.

Updated February, 2017

Please Contact Me for inquiries regarding professional partnerships, affiliate programs, sponsorships, ads, guest posts, or travel booking inquiries.

I'd Love to Hear From You!