Terms and Conditions
1. Basic Terms
As a condition of your use of this Website, you affirm that all information supplied by you on the Website is true, accurate, current and complete. Additionally, you will protect your account information and will supervise and be completely responsible for any use of your account by anyone other than you if you choose to create a Tripcor account. You must be at least 13 years of age or older in order to register for an account (or) contribute to our website.. We do not knowingly collect the information of anyone under the age of 13, if we find that someone under the age of 13 has created an account, it will be terminated. We have the right to deny anyone access to the Website and the services we offer, at any time and for any reason.
If you should choose to create a Tripcor account, you are solely responsible for your use of the Service, the Content you post, the information you share, and any consequences from this. By using the Service, you form a binding contract with Tripcor and agree to use the Service according to these Terms. Furthermore, your use will be subject to any applicable laws, rules and regulations and any agreements or terms with third parties to which you are subject; as well as any applicable local, state, national and international laws, rules, and regulations. To use the Service or create an account, you must be an agent who is not legally barred from receiving services from an applicable jurisdiction. If you are using Tripcor on behalf of a company or other organization you guarantee that you are an authorized agent of that entity.
Fictitious names of companies, products, people, characters, and/or data mentioned on this Website are not intended to represent any real individual, company, product, or event.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
You may use this Service without registration, but certain aspects require you to register for an account in order to take advantage of these Services. Your account is for your sole, personal use, you may not authorize others to use your account or assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity. When you create an account, you must provide us with accurate and complete information. If you open an account on behalf of a company, organization, or other entity, then you must be included in that entity, you agree to represent that entity and warrant that you are authorized to grant all permissions and licenses, and bind the entity to these Terms, by agreeing to these Terms on the entity’s behalf. You agree that no joint venture, agency, partnership, or employment relationship exists between you and Tripcor and/or Affiliates as a result of these Terms or use of this Website.
You are responsible for the safeguarding of the password you use to access these Services, and any activities or actions under your password. We encourage the use of strong passwords using a combination of upper and lower case letters, numbers, and other symbols for your account. Tripcor will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with the above.
We will work to protect the security of your account and all Content. However, Tripcor cannot guarantee that unauthorized parties will not be able to overcome our security measures. Please notify us immediately if you notice any compromise of our Service or unauthorized use of your account.
The majority of Content on Tripcor is user generated. We allow users to post Content such as photos, comments, and other materials. “Content” refers to anything that a user posts or otherwise makes available on our Service. You will retain your rights to your Content. You are solely responsible for all Content that originated from you, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted. The Service may contain forums in which you or third-parties may post reviews and information from travel experiences or other Content, messages, materials, or other items. You are solely responsible for your interactions on the Service and agree to partake in them at your own risk.
By posting Content to the Service, you are granting Tripcor and all users of the Service a royalty-free, transferable, non-exclusive, worldwide license to use, store, display, repost, modify, or distribute your Content solely for the purpose of using the Tripcor Services. Nothing in these Terms will restrict other legal rights Tripcor may have to its user’s Content. Any Content posted on the Service will remain on the site unless you or Tripcor removes such Content. If you should deactivate or terminate your account, or otherwise remove any Content from the site, we may retain your Content for a commercially reasonable period of time. Furthermore, Tripcor or its users may choose to retain and continue to use, store, display, reproduce, repost, or otherwise distribute any of your Content stored or shared on Tripcor despite the status of your account. Should you submit comments, ideas, feedback, or other communications to Tripcor, you agree that we are free to use them without any restriction or compensation to you.
Intellectual Property rights are very important to Tripcor. You agree to have the rights to post any and all Content you may share on the Service. You therefore agree not to post any Content that violates any law or infringes the rights of any third party. Unless agreed otherwise or expressly provided in these Terms, you agree not to use, modify, reproduce, distribute, sell, license, or otherwise use any aspect of the Tripcor Service without our permission.
You understand that by using the Service, you will be exposed to Content from a variety of sources, and that Tripcor does not endorse, support, represent, or guarantee the completeness, accuracy, usefulness, safety, truthfulness, reliability, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such Content or communications posted on the Service. Furthermore, we do not endorse, support, represent, or guarantee any opinions expressed on the Services. You further understand that some Content may be offensive, harmful, mislabeled, inaccurate, or otherwise inappropriate, offensive, or deceptive. Tripcor liable for any mistakes, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, falsehoods, obscenity, or pornography. Under no circumstance will Tripcor be held liable in any way for Content posted on the Services, or for any loss or damage thereto, including any errors or omissions in any Content or any loss or damage incurred from the use of any Content.
Tripcor reserves the right to remove, screen, or edit any Content posted or stored on the Service at any time at our absolute discretion, for any reason and without notice. Although we have no obligation to screen, edit, or monitor any of the Content posted to the Service, we may occasionally monitor the Content for any reason. Should we remove any of your Content, you and you alone are responsible for backup copies or replacing the Content at your cost and expense. Any reliance on any Content or other materials posted on the Service is made at your own risk.
The use of spiders, robots, data mining techniques or other automated devices or programs to download, reproduce, store, or otherwise distribute Content or increase your number of buddies or followers is strictly prohibited. You may not use any such automated means to manipulate the Service in any way or in an attempt to exceed the limited authorization and access granted to you under these Terms. Furthermore, you may not resell access or use of the Service to any third-party.
Tripcor or any of our partners may place advertisements on the Services in connection with the display of Content or other information from the Services. By accepting these Terms you agree that Tripcor and any of our third-party providers or other partners may place such advertising on the Services which may be targeted to the Content or information on the Services or queries made through the Services.
Though most travel is completed without incident, travel to certain destinations may involve a greater amount of risk than others. Information and conditions in various countries and the current level of risk associated with any particular international destination can be found on sites such as www.state.gov, www.customs.gov, www.tsa.gov, etc. We encourage all travelers to research their destinations and search for any warnings, announcements, advisories, or prohibitions issued for your destination country prior to booking and visiting international destinations.
Tripcor does not represent or warrant that travel to such destinations is advisable or without risk, and we are not liable for any damages or losses that may result from travel to such locations.
3. Content Restrictions and Acceptable Use
You are solely responsible for the Content that you post or transmit to other users on the Services and for all Content posted or otherwise distributed from your user name and account. You agree that Tripcor will not be held responsible or liable in any way for your Content or Content from other users that you access via the Services. Additionally, you agree to be respectful of other users on the Services and their Content. If you notice any violation of these Terms or unacceptable behavior by any user as outlined below, please notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We encourage the sharing of information and Content from our Services, however unless otherwise permitted, you must only use Tripcor.com if you want to reproduce, modify, create derivative works, or otherwise use a form of Content from the Services that varies from the original or can otherwise not be traced back to the source or user who posted such Content originally.
You may not do any of the following while accessing Tripcor.com or using the Services:
- use this website or its Contents for any commercial purpose
- attempt to modify, translate, adapt, edit, decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer any software programs used in connection with the Website or the Services
- access, tamper with, or use any non-public areas of the Services, our computer systems, or the technical delivery systems of our providers
- access, monitor or copy any Content or information of this Website using any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means or any manual process for any purpose without our express written permission
- violate the restrictions in any robot exclusion headers on this Website or bypass or circumvent other measures employed to prevent or limit access to this Website
- probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any system or network, or breach or circumvent any security or authentication measures
- access, search, or attempt to access or search the Services by any means (automated or otherwise) other than through our currently available, published interfaces provided on the Services, unless you have been specifically allowed to do so in a separate agreement
- forge any information in any email or posting, in any way to use the Services to send altered, deceptive or false source-identifying information
- "frame", "mirror" or otherwise incorporate any part of this Website into any other website without our prior written authorization
- deep-link to any portion of this Website for any purpose without our express written permission
- interfere with, or disrupt, (or attempt to do so), the access of any user, host or network, including, without limitation, sending a virus, overloading, flooding, spamming, mail-bombing the Services, or by scripting the creation of Content in such a manner as to interfere with or create an undue burden on the Services.
The Content and information on this Website, as well as the infrastructure used to provide such Content and information, is proprietary to us. You agree not to otherwise modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell or re-sell any information, software, products, or services obtained from or through this Website, unless otherwise specified in these Terms. Additionally, you agree that you will not post, upload, distribute, store, create, transmit to other users, or otherwise share on the Services any Content (messages, data, information, text, photos, graphics, code, or other form of sharing information) that:
- Is defamatory, abusive, obscene, profane, or offensive
- Is threatening, harassing, or that promotes racism, bigotry, hatred, or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual
- Is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, suggestive, harassing, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, fraudulent or otherwise objectionable
- Promotes any illegal activities or would otherwise constitute, encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offense or violence, or violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local, state, national or international law, including, without limitation, the regulations of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) or any rules of a securities exchange such as the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), the American Stock Exchange or the NASDAQ
- Infringes or violates another party's intellectual property rights (photos, music, videos, or other materials for which you do not have written authority from the owner of such materials to post on the Service) or that may infringe on any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual or proprietary right of any party
- Contains software viruses, corrupted data, or other computer code that contains harmful, disruptive or destructive files or is otherwise designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer software, hardware, telecommunications, or equipment
- Contains any unsolicited promotional materials, political campaigning, advertising, contests, raffles, “junk mail”, “spam”, “chain letters”, “pyramid schemes”, or other forms of solicitation
- Impersonate any person or entity or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity, including Tripcor
- Is inaccurate, false, or misleading in any way
- Private information of any third party, including, without limitation, surname, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, Social Security numbers, license plates numbers, credit card numbers, or any other identifying personal information
- Violates any party’s right of publicity or right of privacy
- Is unrelated to the Services in which such Content is posted
- Include content or links to content that, in our sole judgment: violates the previous subsections, is objectionable, which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Site, or which may expose Tripcor, its partners, or its users to any harm or liability of any type
Categories of prohibited Content above are merely examples and are not intended to be exhaustive. Company is under no obligation to screen or monitor Content for compliance with these Terms, but may choose to do so from time to time at its sole discretion. Company will make all determinations as to what Content is appropriate in its sole discretion. We reserve the right to remove or refuse to distribute any Content on the Services at any time. Additionally, we may suspend or terminate users or reclaim usernames without liability to you at all times. We may include, edit or remove any Content at any time without notice.
4. Your Rights
By submitting, posting or displaying Content on or through the Service, you grant us a license to use and display such Content in any distribution methods. You are responsible for your use of the Services and for any Content you provide. Any consequences thereof, including the use of your Content by other users or third-party members, are your sole responsibility. You authorize Tripcor to make your Content available to the rest of the world. You will retain your rights to any Content you submit on or through the Services. You understand that your Content may be broadcast, published, or otherwise distributed by Tripcor or our partners. You agree that this license includes the right for Tripcor to make Content submitted to or through the Services available to other companies, organizations, or individuals for the distribution or publication of the Content on other services, subject to our Terms for Content use. You will not be compensated for any use of your Content by Tripcor or any affiliates or partners of Tripcor. We may modify or adapt your Content in order to transmit, display, or distribute it, and/or make changes to your Content as are necessary to conform or adapt that Content to any requirements or limitations of any Service.
5. Your License to the Services
The Service provides you with an opportunity to share and upload Content, comment on a public platform, or share your photos or other information, along with other aspects of the Service. By submitting Content to this website via electronic mail, directly posting on the site, or otherwise, you hereby grant Tripcor a perpetual, irrevocable, fully transferable license to use, redact, republish, copy, modify, adapt, translate, sell, distribute, transfer, create derivative works from, or otherwise share your Content, together with the name connected with such Content or submission as we may provide attribution to your Content at our discretion. Including any intellectual property contained therein, in any medium now know or hereinafter developed without payment or compensation to you and without seeking any further approval from you. You acknowledge, represent, and warrant that you have all the rights, power, and necessary authority to grant the rights to any Content that you submit and that nothing contained in your Content is under the copyright of a third-party or would otherwise require us to seek permission of a third-party in order to use the Content. You understand that if you do not have the right to submit Content, you may be subject to liability. Tripcor will not be responsible or liable for your misuse of any Content in accordance with these Terms. You also agree to waive any moral rights, or right to any residual payment associated with Content if such Content is published, sold, distributed, or otherwise commercially exploited. Subject to these Terms and our policies, we grant you a limited, personal, worldwide, royalty-free, non-transferable, non-exclusive, and revocable license to use the Service as provided to you by Tripcor. This license is for the sole purpose of enabling you to use and enjoy the benefit of the Services as provided by Tripcor, as permitted by these Terms.
All contents of this Website are ©2013 Tripcor, LLC, all rights reserved. Tripcor, the logo, and all other Service names displayed on our site are common law trademarks of Tripcor, LLC and may not be replicated or otherwise used, in whole or in part, without our written consent. Additionally, the site header, graphics, software, photos, icons, or other aspects of the site may not be copied or imitated without our written permission.
Any other trademarks, copyrights, or proprietary information on the site are the property of their respective owners. Any logos, products, or company names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners. Tripcor is not responsible for the content on outside websites operated by parties other than Tripcor. It is our policy to remove Content alleged to be infringing copyright without notice or liability to you, at our discretion. We may disable or terminate user accounts who are found to be repeat offenders with the appropriate circumstances.
If you are aware of an infringement of either your brand or our brand, please let us know by e-mailing us at email@example.com or using the contact form located on the “Contact Us” form below.
Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”). Content may be made available on the Service by third-parties that is outside of our control. Tripcor is under no obligation to monitor Content in any way, and does not do so. In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, if you are a copyright owner, or are authorized to act on behalf of one, please report any alleged copyright infringements on or through the Service and Tripcor will take whatever action we deem appropriate, at the sole discretion of Tripcor, such as removing the subject material from the Service. Please direct all copyright infringement claims to our designated Copyright Agent at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also use the Contact Us form located at the bottom of every page.
All right, title, and interest in and to the Services (excluding Content provided by users) are and will remain the exclusive property of Tripcor. The Services are protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of both the United States and foreign countries. No part of these Terms allow you the right to use the Tripcor name or any of our distinctive brand features, including logos, domain names, graphic or photos.
Please note that all Software, including, without limitation, all HTML, XML, Java code and Active X controls contained on this Website, is owned by Tripcor and is protected by copyright laws and international treaty provisions. Any reproduction or redistribution of the Software is expressly prohibited, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible.
7. Ending These Terms
Tripcor and the Services it provides are subject to change, and may do so without notice to you. We may stop providing the Services or a part of the Services to you and other users at any time. We may also limit the use and storage of users at our sole discretion.
You may deactivate your account at any time, however if you continue to use the Service you will continue to be bound by these Terms. We may terminate or suspend your account or all or a part of your access to the Service at any time and without cause or notice to you. Upon termination, you will continue to be bound by Sections 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, and 10 of these Terms.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Tripcor, its officers, directors, employees, business partners, and agents, from and against any and all claims, suits, proceedings, damages, disputes, obligations, losses, liabilities, and other debts, costs or expenses of any kind or nature including but not limited to reasonable legal and accounting fees (including those brought by third parties) in any way related to 1) your access or use of our Service, 2) your Content, 3) your violation of any law or the rights of a third party, or 4) your breach of any of these Terms.
9. Disclaimers and Limitations of Liability
Please read this section carefully since it limits the liability of Tripcor and its affiliates. Each of the subsections below only applies up to the maximum extent permitted under applicable law. Nothing in this section is intended to limit any rights you may have which may not be lawfully limited.
A. The Services are Available "AS-IS"
Your access to and use of these Services is at your own risk. The Service, including all Content made available on or accessed through the Service, is provided on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis without representation or warranty of any kind whatsoever, whether express or implied.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, Tripcor DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND ANY WARRANTIES ARISING OUT OF COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE.
You understand and agree, that you may be exposed to Content from users that is inaccurate, inappropriate for children, or otherwise unsuitable. Tripcor takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any such user Content posted or transmitted by the Service.
We do not warrant and we disclaim all responsibility and liability for: a) the accuracy, availability, timeliness, security, completeness, or reliability of any Content or the Service; b) the level of security of the Service, any defects, or any other harm to your computer system or loss of data that result from your use or access to the Service; c) the failure to store or deletion of any content or communications; and d) that the Service will be available on an uninterrupted, secure, or error-free basis, that the Service or server that make the Service available is free of viruses or other harmful components, or that it will generally meet your requirements. No advice or information will create any warranty not expressly made herein.
B. Limitation of Liability Links
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, Tripcor ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS AND AFFILIATES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR ANY LOSS OF PROFITS OR REVENUES, WHETHER INCURRED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, OR ANY LOSS OF DATA, USE, GOOD-WILL, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, RESULTING FROM (a) YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE THE SERVICES; (b) ANY CONDUCT OR CONTENT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS OR THIRD PARTIES; (c) ANY CONTENT OBTAINED FROM THE SERVICES; OR (4) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, USE OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR CONTENT.
IN NO EVENT SHALL Tripcor’S AGGREGATE LIABILITY EXCEED ONE HUNDRED U.S. DOLLARS (U.S. $100.00) OR THE AMOUNT YOU PAID Tripcor, IF ANY, IN THE PAST SIX MONTHS FOR THE SERVICES GIVING RISE TO THE CLAIM.
IN NO EVENT WILL WE BE LIABLE UNDER ANY THEORY OF TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA, LOST OPPORTUNITIES, COSTS OF COVER, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, PERSONAL INJURY/WRONGFUL DEATH, EACH OF WHICH IS HEREBY EXCLUDED BY AGREEMENT OF THE PARTIES REGARDLESS OF WHETHER OR NOT WE HAVE BEEN INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE, AND EVEN IF A REMEDY SET FORTH HEREIN IS FOUND TO HAVE FAILED OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.
Our Services may contain links to websites, special offers, or advertisements maintained by parties other than Tripcor. Such links are provided for your reference and information only or may have been uploaded to the network by a member or an outside party. Links to outside websites or other resources are not endorsed by Tripcor. Tripcor does not assume responsibility and will not be held liable for: the accuracy or content of outside sites, the reliability or availability of any of their products or services, or the Terms and Privacy Policies used of such websites. If you choose to access any third-party website, you do so at your own risk and acknowledge it is your sole responsibility. You should take precautions to ensure any links you follow are free from viruses or other defects.
10. General Terms
A. Waiver and Severability
These Terms, and any rights and license granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by Tripcor without restriction. Any attempted transfer or assignment in violation hereof shall be null and void.
C. Governing Law and Jurisdiction
For any claim or dispute you have with Tripcor, you agree to contact us and attempt to resolve the issue with us informally first. If we are unable to resolve the dispute, we both agree to resolve any claim, dispute, or other controversy (excluding claims for injunctive or other equitable relief) arising from, in connection with, or relating to these Terms by binding arbitration under the Commercial Arbitration Rules and Supplementary Procedures for Consumer Related Disputes. Each party will be responsible for paying their own arbitration or administration fees related to the claim. The award rendered by the arbitrator shall include costs of arbitration, reasonable attorney’s fees, and reasonable costs for expert or other witnesses, and any judgment on the award rendered may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction. Nothing in this section shall prevent either party from seeking injunctive or other equitable relief from the courts for matters of data security, intellectual property, or unauthorized access to the Service. Any claim asserted by you in connection with the Service must be asserted in writing to Tripcor within a year of the date the claim first arose, or your claim is forever waived by you. All claims must be brought in the parties’ individual capacity, and not as a plaintiff or class member in any class or representative proceeding, and unless agreed otherwise, the Arbitrator may not consolidate more than one person’s claims. By accepting these Terms, you understand and agree that you and Tripcor are each waiving the right to a trial by jury or to participate in a class action.
- Controlling Law
These Terms and any action related thereto shall be governed by the laws of the State of Oklahoma without respect to or application of its conflict of law provisions or place of residence. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts for all matters not subject to arbitration arising in connection with these Terms or your use or access of the Service, and you waive any objection as to inconvenient forum. Our Service is controlled and operated from the United States and we make no representations that it is appropriate or available for use in other locations. For any entity using the Service in official capacity and legally unable to accept the controlling law, these Terms will be governed by the laws of the United States of America, and to the extent permitted under federal law, the laws of the State of Oklahoma. Any claim asserted by you in connection with the Service must be asserted in writing to Tripcor within a year of the date the claim first arose, or your claim is forever waived by you. All claims must be brought in the parties’ individual capacity, and not as a plaintiff or class member in any class or representative proceeding. By accepting these Terms, you understand and agree that you and Tripcor are each waiving the right to a trial by jury or to participate in a class action.
D. Entire Agreement
This agreement was written in English. Should these terms be translated and the resulting version conflicts with the English version, the English version will be the control.
These terms serve as an exclusive agreement between you and Tripcor that will supersede any other agreement between you and Tripcor (unless a special agreement is made in writing).
Should you have any questions regarding these terms and conditions, you should contact us at email@example.com or use the contact form located on the “Contact Us” page.
It may be necessary for us to revise these terms in the future; the most current version will always appear at this link. If there is a material revision to these terms, we may notify users via e-mail or a notification upon login. If you should continue to access Tripcor.com you agree to be bound by the most recent Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree with the new Terms, please stop using the Service.
These terms were last updated on March 13th, 2013.