WORLDREVIEWER.COM GENERAL TERMS OF USE

The WorldReviewer.com ("WR") website (and all related websites) is referred to in these Terms of Use as the WorldReviewer Website ("We/Us/Our").

These Terms of Use govern your use of the WorldReviewer Website. By using the WorldReviewer Website and/or submitting your personal details, you agree to comply with these Terms of Use ("Terms") and the WorldReviewer Privacy Policy ("Privacy Policy") which shall prevail over any other terms or conditions contained or referred to in any other document and all such other terms and conditions are expressly excluded.

We reserve the right to modify these Terms and Our Privacy Policy, and continuing access to the WorldReviewer Website will be subject to the then current versions of these Terms and our Privacy Policy. We recommend that you check these pages at regular intervals if using the WorldReviewer Website.

Services

The WorldReviewer Website, published and produced by James Publishing Ltd in the United Kingdom, provides a collection of online resources, including comments, reviews, ratings, images, video, links to holiday and travel product, and various email services, (referred to in these Terms as "the Service") subject always to these Terms. We may change or update the Service from time to time. We do not sell holidays or other product direct to you, and we do not act as an agent for operators, accommodation owners or other commercial partners represented on this site.

Access

Access to the WorldReviewer Website is free, but your personal details may be required to enable you to post any places, comments, ratings or images on the WorldReviewer Website or to message other users.

You also agree to respect the terms of the Privacy Policy, and in no circumstances to alter the Content of the WorldReviewer Website, except where expressly authorised to do so.

We reserve the right to remove and/or exclude at Our entire discretion, temporarily or indefinitely, any user for breach of any of these Terms or non-compliance with any applicable English, EU or American laws or regulations, or for any other reason.

You understand and agree that We do not control, nor are We responsible for, any Content made available through the Service, and that by using the Service you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent, inaccurate, misleading, or otherwise objectionable.

You understand that all postings, messages, text, files, images, photos, video, sounds, or other materials ("Content") posted on, transmitted through, or linked from the Service, remain at all times the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated.

You remain at all times entirely responsible for all Content that you post, email or otherwise make available via the Service.

The WorldReviewer Website and Content available through the Service may contain links to other websites which belong to third parties and are completely independent of Us.

We cannot control and are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other websites, and accept no liability for their content or fitness for use.

Copyright and Trademark Notice / Intellectual Property Rights

The content of the WorldReviewer Website provided by Us, including but not limited to trade marks and taglines identifying Us or Our affiliates, graphics, images, content, button icons, and service names are solely Our property, that of Our operating companies, contributors or others.

All content on the WorldReviewer Website is protected by national and international copyright laws and treaties. Nothing on the WorldReviewer Website should be construed as granting a license or right to use any trade mark displayed on the WorldReviewer Website, without the written permission of the trade mark owner.

Other than browsing and using the WorldReviewer Website for its intended purpose, you may not in any way duplicate, distribute, modify, remove, delete, add to, publish, transmit, or in any way exploit any of the content of WorldReviewer Website, in part or in whole, except when expressly authorised in writing by Us.

You may not use Our logo for any purpose whatsoever, unless the intended use of the logo is approved in advance by Us in writing.

We reserve the right to seek all remedies available at law, in equity or under applicable copyright laws for breaches of these Terms, including the right to block access from a particular Internet address to the WorldReviewer Website.

Linking to our Site

The Site may contain links to third-party Web sites ("Third-Party Sites") and third-party content ("Third-Party Content") as a service to those interested in this information. You use links to Third-Party Sites, and any Third-Party Content therein, at your own risk. WorldReviewer does not monitor or have any control over, and makes no claim or representation regarding, Third-Party Content or Third-Party Sites. WorldReviewer provides these links only as a convenience, and a link to a Third-Party Site or Third-Party Content does not imply WorldReviewer's endorsement, adoption or sponsorship of, or affiliation with, such Third-Party Site or Third-Party Content. WorldReviewer accepts no responsibility for reviewing changes or updates to, or the quality, content, policies, nature or reliability of, Third-Party Content, Third-Party Sites, or Web sites linking to the Site. When you leave the Site, our terms and policies no longer govern. You should review applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any Third-Party Site, and should make whatever investigation you feel necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any transaction with any third party.

Submission of Your Content and Licence

We allow you to provide information to Us in a number of forms including, without limitation, opinions about travel experiences, locations, businesses, services or other consumer matters and comments on the opinions of others ("Your Content").

You retain ownership of all intellectual property rights in Your Content, save that by submitting Content to Us you hereby grant Us a royalty-free world-wide non-exclusive license for the duration of copyright to use Your Content (or any part of Your Content) in any way that We may decide (and subject to any of Our rights in these Terms) and whether on the WorldReviewer Website or on any affiliated third party website, or through any other medium.

We reserve the right at all times to decline to publish any Content submitted to us, and to remove any of Your Content from the WorldReviewer Website (or any other platform) without notice to you.

You assume full responsibility for any of Your Content published on the WorldReviewer Website which is published in substantially the same form as received by Us.

Conduct

You agree not to post, email, or otherwise make available Your Content:

  1. 1. that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, pornographic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, or harms minors in any way;
  2. 2. that harasses, degrades, intimidates or is hateful toward an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability;
  3. 3. that impersonates any person or entity, including, but not limited to, any of Our employees, or falsely states or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity;
  4. 4. that includes personal or identifying information about another person without that person's explicit consent;
  5. 5. that is false, deceptive, misleading, deceitful, misinformative, or constitutes "bait and switch";
  6. 6. that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual property or like proprietary right of any party, or Content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships;
  7. 7. that constitutes or contains "affiliate marketing," "link referral code," "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or unsolicited commercial advertisement;
  8. 8. that constitutes or contains any form of advertising or solicitation if (1) posted in areas of the WorldReviewer Website(s) which are not designated for such purposes; or (2) emailed to any other WorldReviewer Website user(s) who have requested not to be contacted about other services, products or commercial interests;
  9. 9. that advertises any illegal services or the sale of any items the sale of which is prohibited or restricted by applicable law;
  10. 10. that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
  11. 11. that disrupts the normal flow of dialogue with an excessive number of messages (flooding attack) to the Service, or that otherwise negatively affects other users' ability to use the Service; or
  12. 12. that employs misleading email addresses, or forged headers or otherwise manipulated identifiers in order to disguise the origin of Content transmitted through the Service.

Additionally you agree not to:

  1. 1. contact anyone who has asked not to be contacted;
  2. 2. "stalk" or otherwise harass anyone;
  3. 3. collect personal data about other users for commercial or unlawful purposes;
  4. 4. use automated means, including spiders, robots, crawlers, data mining tools, or the like to download data from the Service - exception is made for internet search engines (e.g. Google) and non-commercial public archives.
  5. 5. attempt to gain unauthorized access to Our computer systems or engage in any activity that disrupts, diminishes the quality of, interferes with the performance of, or impairs the functionality of, the Service or the WorldReviewer Website.

Our Rights

We shall be entitled, at Our entire discretion, to publish, edit, refuse, or delete Your Content without notice to you.

We reserve the right to edit Your Content for publication, provided only that the meaning in Your Content shall not be deformed.

We reserve the right to change, at Our entire discretion, the content, design, Service (or any other service) provided by Us or any other aspect of the WorldReviewer Website.

Your Warranties

By providing Your Content to WorldReviewer, you warrant that use of Your Content will not infringe any copyright or other intellectual property or like proprietary rights of any third party.

You will indemnify and hold Us harmless for any loss or damage incurred or suffered by Us resulting from a breach of your warranty.

In such a case, you will compensate Us for any legal costs that may be incurred and will assist Us in dealing with and defending any third party claims. Such assistance includes making available any information We may reasonably require of you.

Limitation of Liability

The WorldReviewer Website is provided on an 'as is' and 'as available' basis.

Save as expressly set out in these Terms, We make no representations or warranties to You as to the quality, accuracy, feasibility or credibility of the content of the WorldReviewer Website, the services available on or through the WorldReviewer Website, or of any goods or services offered for sale on the WorldReviewer Website. All warranties, terms and conditions not expressly set out in these Terms whether express or implied by statute common law or otherwise are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law. In particular, any contract entered into between you, the user, and any company represented on worldreviewer.com is done entirely at your own risk, and according to their terms and conditions. We urge you to check these in full before you book.

All holidays provided by UK based tour operators represented on the WorldReviewer Website are either formally bonded or operate a system of escrow accounts to protect clients and provide you with deposit protection in the unlikely event that they should cease to trade. We also publish details of holidays provided by overseas tour companies. As the consumer protection regulations are different in each country we strongly advise you to enquire about how your money is protected before booking.

We do not accept any liability for, or warrant the quality and standard of any of the holidays or travel product or accommodation that you are sold by travel companies, hotels and tour operators whose details and products are published on this website.

WorldReviewer accepts no liability for any virus or any other type of electronic infection that may be transferred through the WorldReviewer Website.

Under no circumstance will We be liable for any loss or damage caused by any user's reliance on information obtained through this WorldReviewer Website. You agree that you must evaluate and bear all risks associated with your use of the WorldReviewer Website and any Content, that you may not rely on said Content, and that under no circumstances will We be liable in any way for any Content or for any loss of business, loss of profits, loss of revenues or for any indirect or consequential loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of the WorldReviewer Website or any Content posted, emailed or otherwise made available via the Service. In particular, WorldReviewer is not liable for any injury and/or damage to persons or property occurring during or as a result of any holiday or trip taken as a result of recommendations given by users or partners of this site.

Our liability to you is at all times limited to direct loss or damage which shall in no event exceed £500 in aggregate.

No provision in these Terms excludes or limits Our liability for death or personal injury caused by Our negligence.

General

We do not assume any responsibility for failures or technical defects which occur due to events outside of Our reasonable control.

The exclusion of any user or any Content provided by a user or any delay, forbearance or indulgence by Us in exercising any right, power or remedy available to Us shall not be deemed to be a waiver of that right and shall not preclude Us from exercising that right at any subsequent time or on any subsequent occasion.

If at any time any provision of these Terms is or becomes invalid or illegal in any respect, such provision shall be deemed to be severed from these Terms of Use but the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions of these Terms shall not be affected or impaired.

These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law.

You agree that the English courts are to have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any disputes which may arise out of or in connection with these Terms and the Privacy Policy.

Questions?

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