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This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me.
Guest posts by other people are sometimes accepted.
For questions about this blog, please contact me.
This blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation. The blog may include affiliate advertising and links to items whereby a commission is paid should a sale eventuate from a click-through.
You should assume that every single link on Lifestyle Fifty website is an affiliate link and that should you click on it and buy something I may stand to earn a small commission. Never fear … you won’t be charged extra for it. I don’t recommend products unless I believe they are of value to you.
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 offered press trips or product to trial. There is no guarantee that such trips or product will be written about or favourably reviewed. Once published there is no guarantee that the blog posts about trips, or product reviews, will remain published on Lifestyle Fifty and no length of time can be stipulated for the time they remain on the blog, and I reserve the right to take them down or delete them for any reason at any time. No guarantee is made for how long backlinks to any website (be it person, brand or company) will remain live on the blog.
The owner is (unless stated) not compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blog owners, (except if they are written by guest authors). If we claim or appear to be experts on a certain topic or product or service area, we will only endorse products or services that we believe, based on our expertise, are worthy of such endorsement. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider.
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You may use small amounts of ‘quoted’ text (no more than 150 words) from a single article providing they are correctly credited to Johanna Castro (Jo Castro) with a do-follow link back to Lifestyle Fifty. This link to the full article must be in a prominent place. Use link text ‘Lifestyle Fifty’ or link text being the exact words as the heading of the article you are quoting from. If you are in any doubt please contact me.
Occasionally I will grant affiliate brands, or brands with whom I collaborate, whether fashion, lifestyle, beauty or travel brands, a worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free, fully paid-up, transferrable, and perpetual right and license to reproduce, publish, distribute, display, repost, share, create derivative works and edit content or images created on behalf of the brand.
Occasionally photos and material on this site are sourced from media outlets and the internet. Wherever possible I try to credit the original source. If you are the copyright owner of any material used on this site and you object to its use and consider it falls outside fair use provisions, please contact me , and it will be removed.
Guest Posts, Sponsored Posts & Collaborations.
I accept bona fide Guest Posts on Lifestyle Fifty, and welcome posts/articles that are relevant to a 50+ audience and focussed on solving problems.
Sponsored posts and collaborations are also sometimes accepted.
Lifestyle Fifty readers enjoy useful and inspiring information. Please include your personal experience and insider tips.
Fashion, Travel and Lifestyle are popular topics. But please send me your ideas, or a synopsis before writing the full post/article.
- I cannot offer payment.
- I do offer a short boilerplate biography about you.
- You may link to 1 of your own posts (or external sites) as long as it goes to relevant and valuable content, which I will check and either approve or disapprove.
- The post/article and images become copyright of Lifestyle Fifty.
- The post/article will be shared to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, in my newsletter to email subscribers, and anywhere else that I deem fit.
- Must be original content. No plagiarism, no copyright infringement. If I find it published elsewhere it will be taken down from Lifestyle Fifty.
- If the content of your post is not suitable for Lifestyle Fifty I will either edit it to suit, or I will tell you that I cannot publish it.
- There is no guarantee for how long your post, or links to your site, will remain published on Lifestyle Fifty and I, or the admin responsible for this site at any time in the future, reserve the right to edit, or delete the post for any reason at any time.
- I accept no liability for any information in your guest post, and in offering your guest post to me you warrant that the information you provide is true and correct, and you will indemnify me for any losses that I or my readers might incur as a result of your guest post and images you supply.
I am not responsible for reader comments.
I reserve the right to delete comments if I consider they are spam, or if they are offensive, or if they are in any form or written words that I deem inappropriate.
I also reserve the right to edit comments that do not meet Lifestyle Fifty’s standards.
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