Terms of Service
Welcome to the Smitten Italy website (“the Site,” “the company”, “we,” “us,” or “our”), owned by Heather Carlson / Smitten Italy, LLC.
Smitten Italy provides this site as a service to its subscribers & customers. Please read the following terms of service as they govern your use of our site. By using this Site, you agree to follow and be bound by the following rules below. If you do not agree to these Terms, please do not use this Site in any way.
Additionally, Smitten Italy reserves the right to modify these terms at any time without prior notification. Site users must agree upon and abide by these changes accordingly. Please review this page periodically for changes. Any use of our Site at any time constitutes full acceptance of our service Terms.
Exclusions and Limitations
The information on this website is provided on an “as is” basis. To the fullest extent permitted by law, this company:
- excludes all representations and warranties relating to this website and its contents or which is or may be provided by any affiliates or any other third party, including in relation to any inaccuracies or omissions in this website and/or the company’s literature; and
- excludes all liability for damages arising out of or in connection with your use of this website. This includes, without limitation, direct loss, loss of business or profits (whether or not the loss of such profits was foreseeable, arose in the normal course of things or you have advised this company of the possibility of such potential loss), damage caused to your computer, computer software, systems and programs and the data thereon or any other direct or indirect, consequential and incidental damages.
Smitten Italy may contact you or provide you with service-related and/or promotional notices by means of electronic mail, general site notifications and more using the contact information you have provided to us. You can opt out at any time.
You cannot access or use the Smitten Italy website for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. Harassment in any manner or form of the Site, including via e-mail and chat or by obscene or abusive language, is strictly forbidden. Although we cannot monitor the conduct of its users, it is a strict violation of these Terms to use any information obtained from our Site in order to harass, abuse or harm another person, or in order to contact, advertise, solicit or sell to any user without his/her prior explicit consent. Also, you agree that no comments or other user submissions submitted by you to our website will violate any right of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy or other personal rights. You further agree that no comments submitted by you to the Site will be or contain libelous or otherwise unlawful, abusive or obscene material. You are and shall remain solely responsible for the content of any comments you make.
Photos + Content
Smitten Italy reserves the right to remove, replace, or move any images or content without prior announcement (site redesigns usually occur occasionally). All photos that aren’t taken by Smitten Italy are credited and linked to their outside sources and are believed to be in public domain and readily available on the Internet (published according to the U.S. Copyright Fair Use Act, title 17, U.S. Code). Any photos not credited to an outside source have been taken by Smitten Italy and are rights protected. Failure to link back and credit our site as their source constitutes a copyright violation.
Feel free to use an image from Smitten Italy as long as it is credited and accompanied by a link back to this site. (Let us know so we can come say hi!) Using our photos in bulk, even with a credit, is prohibited (be it for the purposes of a photo gallery, landing page, roundup, series of posts, or any other feature that duplicates a large portion of content). Please contact us for express permission if you’d like to use more than a few photos. Duplicating any of this site’s text (even if it’s credited to Smitten Italy.) is strictly prohibited. Please summarize, or link to copy instead of cutting and pasting it.
Third Party links
To improve our Site, we may use and promote services provided by outside third parties. However, even if the third party is affiliated with us we do not control these services and make no representations regarding these persons or entities. We are not liable or responsible for the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, reliability or availability of, any such parties. Outside sites linked on our Site, all of which have separate privacy and data collection practices, are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. We are not responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as a result of any dealings with any third party website or merchant or operator of such a third party website.
Reviewed & updated August 1, 2023