Disclosure Policy

This disclosure policy was last updated on 01/16/2020.

This blog is a food and outdoor website written and edited by Mel Lockcuff. For questions about this website, please contact Mel at mel@adventuresofmel.com. See also our Privacy Policy and Disclaimer.

Adventures of Mel sometimes accepts forms of paid advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation. We also participate in affiliate programs which means that if you click on an affiliate link, I will either be paid for referring you there or paid a commission if you make a purchase.

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

This blog abides by word of mouth marketing standards. We believe in honesty of relationship, opinion, and identity. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics, or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space, or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.

The owner of this blog is sometimes compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though the owner of this blog sometimes receives compensation for posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the bloggers' own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider, or party in question.

Anything you read on this blog, you read of your own free will. This blog is our own opinions/reactions/words, and Adventures of Mel/Mel Lockcuff will not be held liable for any errors, losses, or damages incurred from its use thereof. We do not seek to offer professional advice, so reading is done at your own risk. We are not responsible for advertisers' actions; if you purchase a product from a site advertised here on Adventures of Mel, and there is a problem with said product, you must take action with that company to find a solution.

All material/written posts/personal photos on our blog may not be used, reprinted, or published without our written consent.

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Giveaway Policy

Giveaways are occasionally posted here on Adventures of Mel. Each giveaway is usually run for a period of 3 weeks or less, according to Mel's discretion. Winners are selected via a random generator/platform and contacted via email. Once contacted, giveaway winners have up to 72 hours to respond to Mel's email; if they do not respond within that timeframe, another winner will be chosen and notified.

Entrants for giveaways on Adventures of Mel must be 18 years of age or older. All giveaways end at 11:59 pm CST unless otherwise stated. Mel reserves the right to disqualify entrants, change the giveaway end date without notice, or make any changes to the giveaway.

Mel is not responsible for lost or damaged items in the mail/delivery service, but she will do her best to contact the company/brand on your behalf, so that a resolution may be found.