Privacy Policy & Terms

Terms & Conditions

By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site.

The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.

All content provided on is for informational purposes only. The owner of this blog makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site or found by following any link on this site. The owner will not be liable for any errors or omissions in this information nor for the availability of this information. The owner will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages from the display or use of this information.

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of The Shameless Traveler. The owner has no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

All opinions expressed are those of the blog owner and not anyone else unless otherwise cited. All content is property of the blog owner. This content may not be reproduced or used elsewhere without permission.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, the blog owner takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

License Use

  • a. Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on The Shameless Traveler’s web site for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:
    • i. modify or copy the materials;
    • ii. use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
    • iii. attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on The Shameless Traveler’s web site;
    • iv. remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
    • v. transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server.


  • b. This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by The Shameless Traveler at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

Privacy Policy

We do not share personal information with third-parties nor do we store information we collect about your visit to this blog for use other than to analyze content performance through the use of cookies, which you can turn off at anytime by modifying your Internet browser’s settings. We are not responsible for the republishing of the content found on this blog on other Web sites or media without our permission. This privacy policy is subject to change without notice.

Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy.

  • Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.
  • We will collect and use of personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.
  • We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.
  • We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.
  • Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.
  • We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
  • We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.

We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.


All photos are property of Stephen Bischoff unless otherwise cited. These photos may not be reproduced or used elsewhere without permission.

Affiliate Disclaimer

If you click links to other sites, the blog owner may get a tiny part of any purchase you make, which doesn’t increase your price and supports the blogging costs. Any free stuff or compensation received will be clearly identified in any post about the product. That said, product and trip reviews will ALWAYS be honest—regardless of payment.

The materials on The Shameless Traveler’s web site are provided “as is”. The Shameless Traveler makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, The Shameless Traveler does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.


In no event shall The Shameless Traveler or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on The Shameless Traveler’s Internet site, even if The Shameless Traveler or a The Shameless Traveler authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

Revisions & Errata

The materials appearing on The Shameless Traveler’s web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. The Shameless Traveler does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. The Shameless Traveler may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. The Shameless Traveler does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.


The Shameless Traveler has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by The Shameless Traveler of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user’s own risk.

Sponsored Content Disclaimer

This site abides by word of mouth marketing standards. The blog owner believes in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. This site accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.

Things this site owner receives for free or gets paid for will be disclosed. To preserve your reader experience, for links on this site, for products used, and recommendation provided, please assume that this blog may have received payment for it. Know that it helps keep Shameless Traveler online.

Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question. This site does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.

Comment Policy

The owner of this blog reserves the right to edit or delete any comments submitted to this blog without notice. Please use respect and reason when providing a comment Reasons your comment may have been edited or removed include the following:

  • Comments with unrelated links
  • Comments deemed to be spam or questionable spam
  • Comments containing language that could be deemed offensive
  • Comments that attack a person individually

If you have any questions or queries regarding the policies listed above, please do not hesitate to contact Shameless Traveler directly.

Site Terms of Use Modifications

Shameless Traveler may revise these terms of use for its web site at any time without notice. By using this web site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

Governing Law

Any claim relating to Shameless Traveler’s web site shall be governed by the laws of the State of Ohio of the United States of America without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

General Terms and Conditions applicable to Use of a Web Site.