GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation Compliance

Terms and Conditions

By using this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy (see below) governs our relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website. The terms ‘Algarve Blog’ or ‘our’ or ‘we’ or ‘the operator’ refers to Alyson Sheldrake and Dave Sheldrake as the owners of this website. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of this website.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use: The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.

Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law. Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements. Where prices are shown these will be subject to change without notice – details provided on this web site do not constitute a contract to supply and all orders will be subject to a final confirmation of price and availability.

This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited. All trademarks or logos reproduced in this website which are not the property of, or licensed to, the operator are acknowledged.

Please also see our Copyright Notice.

From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s). Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of Portugal.

Privacy Statement

Your privacy is important to us. This privacy statement provides information about the personal information that we collect, and the ways in which we use that personal information.

We hold the following information (if you have provided us with it)

  • your name;
  • your contact information such as your address, Email address and telephone number;
  • Information about you that you give to us in person at exhibitions, events and fairs through our interest forms, or by filling in forms on this website (e.g. the contact us section or to sign up to our mailing list or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise; and
  • Information in relation to your purchase of our Advice Service work or use of our services, including your feedback and Customer Comments. If we use any of your feedback on our website as a Testimonial we will always confirm this with you before publishing.

We do not hold any credit card or bank details. All payments are taken through Paypal and are subject to their Terms and Conditions.

We may collect and use the following kinds of personal information:

Information that you provide for the purpose of registering with the Service
any other information that you publish on the Service

Anonymous website usage statistics are collected to enable us to review and improve our website.

We may use your personal information to:

  • Administer this Service
  • Personalize the Service for you
  • Enable your access to and use of the Service
  • Send you marketing communications (when you have opted-in to receive such communications)
  • Send you important announcements & administrative messages

In addition to the disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes identified elsewhere above, we may disclose your personal information to the extent that it is required to do so by law, in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings, and in order to establish, exercise or defend its legal rights.

We will take reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

Personal information and Content that you submit for publication on this Service will be published on the internet and may be available around the world.

We may update this privacy policy and you should check this page occasionally to ensure you are familiar with any changes.

This website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party.

This privacy statement is based on a precedent created by and published by



This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties. We make no representations or warranties in relation to this Service or Content provided on this website.

We do not warrant that: This service will constantly be available, or available at all, the content on this service is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading

We will not be liable to you in relation to the Content of this Service: for any direct, indirect, special or consequential loss. For any business losses, loss of revenue, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.

By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out herein are reasonable. If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.

If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this disclaimer.