Site Terms & Disclosures

[Last updated: September 30, 2019]

Please read these Disclosures and Terms carefully before using

Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service.

By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you should not access the Service.

Disclosures – Affiliate/Ads

We often review and suggest products, and in certain cases may receive compensation if readers use our affiliate links to purchase those products (or others) on the affiliated vendor’s site (e.g. Amazon).  This does not affect the buyer’s price in any way.  However, we are independently owned and all of the opinions on this site are our own. We will be honest and truthful in those opinions – good or bad – and only recommend things we believe are truly good.

Intellectual Property

All written and photographic content herein belong to; all photographs are copyrighted by Rachel Schreck, unless otherwise noted and credited. (This refers to underwater imagery, primarily, and does not include some “mock up” images for products in the e-Store pages). Any re-use of the written content or photographic images herein without permission is prohibited.

Hold Harmless

This is a topical, opinion-based website that in no way claims to provide scientific or other professional information or consultation related to photography, marine biology, and especially scuba diving, dive safety, etc. All opinions are our own, and should be considered accordingly.


If you wish to purchase any product or service made available through the Service (“Purchase”), you may be asked to supply certain information relevant to your Purchase including your full name, email address, phone number and mailing address, and payment information.

Your Information

We may collect account information in relation to fulfilling and executing optional orders placed, and contact information for those who have opted in to receiving further communications, such as new post announcements, new product features, or our mailing list/newsletter. We will never sell such information, and we have reasonable safeguards in place to protect this information. We are committed to doing everything we can to secure this site from any spam and hacking, to the best of our abilities as a small, independent blog site.

Mailing list

If you Opt-in to join our mailing list, we will keep your email address for use in service to that list, and will email you accordingly. If you no longer want to be on the list, you may unsubscribe at any time. If you want to change the email address the content is sent to, just email us and we will change it for you.

Links To Other Web Sites

Our Service (articles, blog posts, product reviews, etc.) often contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by

DiveTrip has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.


We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision is material we will try to notify those who have opted to receive our emails, within a reasonable amount of time. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us through the contact form on the website.