Blog Policies

I started blogging for fun but it has become much more than that in the past year. So that means I need some policies. Here are a few I think I need to put out there: Advertising Policy, Commenting Policy, Copyright, Disclaimer, Disclosure policy, PR Policy and Privacy Policy.

Advertising Policy

I partner with advertisers occasionally to give easy access of great offers and information to my readers. Contact me at shopping(dot)escapades(at)gmail (dot)com for any advertising queries.

Commenting Policy

I have enabled comment moderation on my blog to steer the discussion in a positive direction, if required. I do not approve links in the comments unless absolutely necessary and/or useful.


This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. It simply means that you are free to share and distribute the information given on this website as long as you credit the author, do not modify/build-on the content or use it for commercial purposes.

All images presented on this website belong to me, any image or data used from other sources will be duly credited.

If you wish to get any image, data or link that belongs to you removed from this website, please contact the me and action will be taken as soon as possible.


The content provided on Shopping Escapades is for informational, educational and entertainment purposes only. The owner of this website makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site or found through the outgoing or incoming links. The reader agrees to click on the links at his/her own risk.

The readers are asked to exercise their own judgment before following any directions or advice given on this website. The owner will not be liable for any losses, injuries, accidents or damages from the display, sharing or use of this information.

The owner does not intend to harm, defame, injure or upset anyone from any religion, ethnic group, club, company, organization, caste or individual in any part of the world. The information and content of this website should not be treated as a fact or absolute. The owner is not responsible for the opinions and statements made in the comments by others on this website.

This website may feature guest bloggers from time to time and the owner is in no way responsible for any opinions, comments or pictures used by the guest writers. Due caution is taken while posting content but the owner of the website cannot be sued for any accidental mistakes caused by translation or interpretation at the reader’s end in any part of the world.

This website adheres to Indian legislation and the owner cannot be held accountable for the reception of the content in any other country in the world. The reader is responsible for reading, sharing or acting on the information given on this blog.

This website does not ask for any personal information and the owner is not responsible for accidental and illegal use of personal information given to other websites linked through this website. This website will never share you personal information with anyone.

This website may use cookies from your browser to improve your user experience of the website, you can turn cookies off at any time from your browser.

The views and opinions expressed on this blog belong to the author publishing the blog post, it does not reflect in any way about the opinions or views of the family, friends or relatives of the website owner. Any misunderstanding at the reader’s end is deeply regretted.

This is a for-profit blog/website and any affiliate links, sponsored posts or reviews will be duly marked. The interest of readers is very important to the owner of the blog and no compensation will ever influence the content and authenticity of information provided on this blog. The owner does not endorse any brand or company* (as on 15th September 2013).

The content on this website only holds on the date it is published. Despite continuous efforts the information may change over the course of time. Content, information, sources, prices and links may change with time, the owner is in no way liable for any changes in information mentioned on the website.

Disclosure Policy

This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me (Ritu KT) unless stated otherwise (Guest posts/Press Release). I accept and keep free products, services, event tickets, and other forms of compensation from companies/organizations and those things will be clearly marked in the posts.

The compensation received, if any, will NEVER influence the content, topics or posts made in this blog. I always give my honest opinions, findings or experiences. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my 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. I take every measure to give accurate information but in this fast paced world, it may change over time. In any case, use your judgment.

And the motive behind this blog is not to force/lure people to buy things. The information is only meant to be used for helping people find the products that might work well for them.

This blog is purely for informational and entertainment purposes only.

PR Policy

I like to work with various brands and organizations that deal with the theme of my blog – makeup, beauty, fashion and shopping. I do product reviews, giveaways, contests, sponsorships and attend events on invitation. I publish Press Releases of products and brands that interest me and my readers.

I may not write about every product I am sent but I try to fit everything into my schedule so it may not be immediate. I am not liable to give favorable reviews either. I am fair in my judgment and always write my honest opinions.

Privacy Policy

At Shopping Escapades, the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us. This privacy policy document outlines the types of personal information is received and collected by Shopping Escapades and how it is used.

Log Files
Like many other Web sites, makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies and Web Beacons does use cookies to store information about visitors preferences, record user-specific information on which pages the user access or visit, customize Web page content based on visitors browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

DoubleClick DART Cookie
.:: Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on
.:: Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to and other sites on the Internet.
.:: Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL –

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include ….
Google Adsense

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies ( such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons ) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see. has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices.’s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

For more details or information, write an email to shopping(dot)escapades(at)gmail (dot)com

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