PR & Disclosure Policy

Up and Bold is written and edited by the author, Lana Roberts unless otherwise stated. All photography unless stated is the property of Lana Roberts and Up and Bold. If you have any questions relating to this blog and any of its content, please contact Lana via email

Up and Bold may on occasion accept compensation in the form of cash advertising, sponsorship, or paid topic insertions. We may also accept and keep free products, services, travel, event tickets, and other forms of compensation from PR companies and organizations. Certain of the products featured or reviewed may be sponsored by brands or PR companies, all such products will be clearly disclosed, see our disclosure ranking below.

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 but all opinions are honest and the personal experience of the writer. Such content, advertising space or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.

The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blog owners. We may from time to time endorse certain products or services, which we will only do based on our expertise and personal opinion. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider.

Up and Bold also reserves the right to refuse products or services if they are not relevant to the existing topics of focus on the blog.

If products are sponsored this will be disclosed in the blog post or review but not all products or services featured on this blog are sponsored. Please refer to our disclosure ranking below for more insight.

Disclosure Ranking:

  1. No Material Connection: We have not received any compensation for writing this post. We have no material connection to the brands, products, or services which have been mentioned in this post.
  2. Review Copy or Free Sample: We received one or more of the products, services or complimentary tickets, mentioned above for free in the hope that it would be mentioned on Up and Bold. Regardless, I only recommend products or services which have been tested and reviewed personally and which we believe will be relevant to our readers.
  3. Sponsored Article: This is a “sponsored article” The company who commissioned the article, may have compensated Up and Bold via a cash payment, gift, or something else of value to write it. Regardless, the copy is original and written by Up and Bold. Please note we only recommend products or services, which have been tested and reviewed personally and which we believe will be relevant to our readers.
  4. Sponsored Accommodation or Complimentary Service: We received complimentary accommodation or services in the hope that it would be mentioned on Up and Bold. Regardless, we only recommend products or services which have been tested and reviewed personally and which we believe will be relevant to our readers.
  5. Affiliate Marketing Links: Some of the links in the post above are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission. Regardless, I only recommend products or services which have been tested and reviewed personally and which we believe will be relevant to our readers.
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