Terms of Service and Privacy

The reading of all information on the "Travels Lush" website including the associated social media platforms is done of your own free will. By using and browsing you accept these terms and conditions. If you do not accept these terms and conditions, you must refrain from using this website and the associated Services.

Scope of Website 

Who am I

I am Janice, a New Zealand based traveller, who via  "Travels Lush " website and the associated social media platforms, provides information, inspiration, entertainment and links in various forms, to assist readers with their own travel planning. I publish my own travel experiences and strive to provide authentic reviews.  To date my travels are self-funded.  If in the future, I receive a commercial benefit, I will mark that particular publication accordingly.

Our Images

The images are obtained through my own or from my travel partner Derek's photography,   commons-collections or with permission.  We own the images from our photography, please contact me if you wish to use our images.  I also publish images from tourism boards and comply with their copywrite rules.

Information Policy

Information and content published on the website and its social media platforms are not classified as professional advice and should not be considered to be so.  All content is the opinion only.  Seek professional advice by consulting the relevant authorities, providers and manufacturers while making lifestyle and travel decisions. 

At any time, all information, including these terms of use,  on the website may change. 

Website links from the “Travels Lush”  website and its social media platforms are intended as a service and information only.  We are not responsible for the content and actions of any associated website / social media entities.  Readers interact with other online users and providers at their own risk.   If you purchase a product or service based on a link from the “Travels Lush” website or social media platform,  you do so at your own risk and must take action with that company to resolve any issues.

Privacy Statement

I may collect personal information from you, such as your name or email address.  For example, when you voluntarily submit information on our website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form.

Except when required by law, I will not sell or distribute your email addresses or other personal information.

I automatically collect general information about the users who browse our website. I opt out of the option to log IPs.  I track the region of origin (eg Whangarei), device type, browser types, referring websites, pages viewed, and the dates/times when my website is accessed. I may also collect information about actions that were taken on my website, such as links clicked.  This information is used to refine my website content and improve my service.

Cookies: I may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the Website. I may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalised experience on the Website.  

Site members are admitted and comments are displayed at the discretion of the site administrator.

Wix is our website host.  Please refer thttps://www.wix.com/about/privacy  for their privacy policy.

Instagram & Facebook - refer to https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/

Pinterest - file sharing service - refer to https://policy.pinterest.com/en/privacy-policy

Google Business Suite - refer to https://policies.google.com/privacy