Disclaimer for CruiseLegend™
CruiseLegend™ (CruiseLegend.com) is an independent website that gives its users/visitors a platform in which they can obtain and share information. Users can make a personal profile, share personal cruise information such as comments, photos, cruise history, upcoming cruises and more with other users. Users can and interact with other users through various means of communication. We recommend all users to familiarize with this disclaimer prior to use of any part of this site including personal profile feature and all of its functionalities.
Acceptance of our Disclaimer, Terms and Code of Conduct
External Content and Submission of Content
When you submit any form of content to CruiseLegend™, you hereby also permit CruiseLegend™ to publish, display, modify, distribute and cluster the content to a worldwide audience. You confirm and guarantee that you have the required authority in relation to the submission of any content that is constrained to copyright, proprietary rights and/or other restrictive rules and regulations.
Proprietary Rights (unregistered trade mark™ /service markSM /copyright ©/registered trademark ®)
You acknowledge and agree that CruiseLegend™ may contain proprietary and/or confidential information including trademarks, service marks, copyrights and patents protected by intellectual property laws and international intellectual property agreements. Any third-party trademarks, service marks and/or logos are the property of their respective owners. Any further content subject to specific rights not specifically established herein is reserved.
Users of CruiseLegend™ shall not copy, download or reproduce any item on this site that is protected by the above mentioned rights. Users are not allowed to submit any pictures, texts or any other material that is protected in any way. Any reproduction, distribution or re-publication of any material found on this site, whether posted by users, administrators or any third party members is strictly prohibited without prior consent from CruiseLegend™.
Partnership and Links to other Websites
The CruiseLegend™ website may contain (hyper) links to third party websites. CruiseLegend™ is not responsible for any content on third party websites and the disclaimer(s) and/or privacy statement(s) valid for those site(s). CruiseLegend™ does not guarantee or endorse any information or products provided or promoted at these sites. For this reason the user is encouraged to read and familiarize with the site disclaimer and privacy statement they visit and/or are directed to. CruiseLegend™ maintains partnerships with other companies whose products and/or services may be advertised on the CruiseLegend™ website and for which CruiseLegend™ may receive financial compensation. CruiseLegend™ is not in any way responsible for the results that are a consequent from follow up on information provided or advice given by our own or other websites. CruiseLegend™ shall not be liable for any damages including, but not limited to, financial damages, personal injury and/or other damages related to the use of this site and cannot provide compensation in any way.
Scope of advice
If you need specific travel advice including choice of cruise line, cruise ship, cruise itinerary, pricing, date of travel, airline, airport or any other segment of your vacation, please seek a professional who is licensed or knowledgeable in that area. CruiseLegend™ solely distributes opinions by authors, reviewers and submitted content. This information is not subjected to any formal peer review. None of the contributors, sponsors, advertisers, moderators of ports, administrators, or anyone else connected with CruiseLegend™ in any way whatsoever can be responsible for the content of any inaccurate, controversial or libelous information or for your use of the information presented on the website. Users acknowledge that advice is subjective and may not be conform the users taste, preference and/or perception of quality issues.
Content on CruiseLegend.com
CruiseLegend works hard to keep all data accurate and up-to-date. Despite great effort errors can always occur. Do not use the data presented on CruiseLegend as a fact, always verify with travel documents and information provided by the cruise lines or travel agencies. Data presented on CruiseLegend may alter, could consist of inaccuracies or be based upon opinion. CruiseLegend recommends all users to always check and verify the data presented. CruiseLegend cannot be held responsible for any damages that may result from the use or interpretation from our website. An example of wrongful data could be departure times of cruise ships. We strongly recommend users to check with the cruise lines and/or ship for correct departure times.
Limitation of Liability
You understand and agree that CruiseLegend™ and any of its subsidiaries or affiliates shall in no event be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or other types of damages. This shall include, but not be limited to damages of a personal matter and business related damages. Damages for loss of profits, business interruption, business reputation and goodwill, loss of information or other intangible loss shall not be compensated in any way. CruiseLegend™ shall not be liable for any issues arising from of the use of, the inability to use the service or information presented or the deletion or corruption of any content on CruiseLegend™. The above limitation shall apply whether or not CruiseLegend™ has been advised of or should have been aware of the possibility of such damages.
You explicitly understand and agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the country, state, province or territory determined solely by CruiseLegend™ to resolve any legal matter arising from this agreement or related to use of CruiseLegend™. If the court of law having jurisdiction, rules that any provision of the agreement is invalid, then that provision will be removed from the terms and the remaining terms will continue to be valid.
CruiseLegend™ takes reasonable measures and precautions to protect its users. We can however not guarantee these precautions to be successful at all times. We strongly encourage all users to refrain from submitting personal information they do not wish to share in any form of communication made possible on CruiseLegend™ including, but not limited to private messaging, social-profiles, twitter, forums and/or e-mailing. CruiseLegend™ strongly recommends not exchanging any information that could jeopardize any security issues.
CruiseLegend™ is not liable for any damages incurred due to actions from hackers or other persons or parties aiming to harm the integrity of CruiseLegend™. CruiseLegend™ reserves the right to notify authorities when any attempt is made to hack, trespass or any other way to jeopardize any security issues. This includes obtaining, altering, collecting and/or distributing, in any way, any data from the users of CruiseLegend™. Spreading viruses, worms, spiders, trojan horses or other mechanisms aimed to harm, destroy, alter, collect and/or damage any aspect relating to the website is prohibited at all times.
User Information Collected by CruiseLegend™
CruiseLegend™ collects and stores information from registered and non-registered users. The website is set up in such a way that user privacy receives specific attention. Measures have been taken to assure that flexibility is given to users concerning what personal data other users can view.
In order to register, CruiseLegend™ requires acceptance of these Terms and Conditions, as well as a valid e-mail address and password to be submitted together with the above mentioned details. This is required to give a user control over their private profile. After creating a profile a user can submit information through various means. The user can theoretically spread any type of personal information which is stored by CruiseLegend™ as a ‘message with text’ may it be on a blog, twitter, private messaging, live chat or any other means. CruiseLegend™ very strongly encourages users not to submit any type of personal information, even if requested in any way, that could jeopardize, damage or put at risk the integrity of the user at stake. Please note that CruiseLegend will never ask you for financial information such as your social security number or your bank or credit card details. All users are responsible for their own actions concerning the use of CruiseLegend™ at all times. CruiseLegend™ reserves the right to alter or delete any type of content which it considers to be ‘controversial’ at anytime without prior notification and without user’s consent. Users are kindly requested to notify CruiseLegend™ upon finding content of this nature in order for CruiseLegend™ to take appropriate measures.
User IP addresses are recognized and stored for statistical purposes and to determine location of a user in order to provide correct advertising.
Use of Information by CruiseLegend™
CruiseLegend™ reserves the right to use the information it collects to make statistical analysis of database content. This can include user details, submitted ratings, comments and other information. Any analysis made concerning user details will respect privacy aspects in mind. Situations could arise when CruiseLegend™ is requested to cooperate by law and provide individual or groupings of user data. In this case CruiseLegend™ will comply with authorities, which might result in giving your personal data to third parties.
CruiseLegend™ can use e-mail addresses provided to send specific notifications and/or newsletters. Users can at any time subscribe or unsubscribe to newsletters upon their own request. A user must be logged into their profile in order to make these changes.
Warning about Fraudulent Users
CruiseLegend™ is a free website for all users. We warn all our users to be aware of the fact that other users whom you directly or indirectly communicate with, may it be through forums, blogs, ratings including comments and/or private messaging, may not be who you perceive them to be. They may have fraudulent intentions which could possibly lead to personal harm or other types of damages including financial consequences. CruiseLegend™ does not approve of such actions and cannot take any responsibility or be held liable for such actions. CruiseLegend™ will cooperate within its reasonable power in order to make this website fraudulent free. CruiseLegend™ strongly encourages it users to NEVER submit any personal information users do not wish to communicate including but not limited to, address, race, religion and other possibly controversial preferences. Furthermore, users should NEVER submit, even when asked, any banking and/or credit card information, social security number, or any other personal ID numbers as third party users could use them in a fraudulent manner which could negatively harm the user and/or the integrity of this website.
CruiseLegend™ is a free web-based platform for all users. Under no circumstances will CruiseLegend™ ask for, request or any other way suggest for any payment for use of this site (with the exception of commercial advertisers whom CruiseLegend™ affiliates with). We strongly recommend not submitting, posting or providing any financial details including credit card data, bank details or any other representation for financial activity at any time.
CruiseLegend™ recommends all under-aged users to ask parental permission before making a profile. CruiseLegend™ also advises users under the age of 18 to refrain from taking part in discussions on forums and/or blogs. Any content posted on an under aged user’s profile should be reviewed by a parent and/or guardian.
CruiseLegend™ respects the privacy of its users at all times. We strongly encourage all users to familiarize with the privacy terms which can be found on the home page of CruiseLegend™.
Transfer and/or Sharing Profile
You agree and acknowledge that CruiseLegend™ is entitled to modify, improve or discontinue any of its services at its sole discretion and without prior notice even if it may result in users being prevented from accessing any information contained in it. Furthermore, you agree and acknowledge that CruiseLegend™ is entitled to provide services to you through subsidiaries or affiliated entities.
Transfer of Ownership or Discontinuation
CruiseLegend™ reserves the right to temporarily suspend or entirely terminate all or part of its website activity for any reason without giving prior notice. CruiseLegend™ reserves the right to transfer ownership or rent in part or entirely the CruiseLegend™ website including content, features and user-data to any third party at any time and discretion without any prior notice.
March 4, 2013