Planet Ranger Terms and Conditions of Service
 
 

Planet Ranger Terms and Conditions of Service

Acceptance of Terms
Welcome to the Planet Ranger web site, a web site provided by Planet Ranger Limited (“We” or “us”). The services provided by this web site (“these services”) and therefore by Planet Ranger Ltd are subject to the following Terms of Service (“TOS”). Only persons aged eighteen years or over may agree to these terms and use the web site or the services offered through the web site. If you choose to accept this agreement, you must do so as it is presented to you—no changes (additions or deletions) will be accepted by Planet Ranger Limited.
These Terms and Conditions of Service are a legal document that sets forth your rights and obligations as a Planet Ranger user. You cannot use the services provided by the Planet Ranger web site until you have accepted these Terms and Conditions, and you must abide by these terms in order to have the right to use your Planet Ranger Account.

Registration Obligations
In consideration of the use of these services, you agree to:
1. provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by our registration form (such information being the "Registration Information") and
2. Maintain and update the Registration Information to keep it true, accurate and current.
If you provide information that is untrue, inaccurate or not current, or if we have reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate or not current, we have the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse further use of these services.

Planet Ranger Basic Accounts (Accounts that are free of charge)
The Planet Ranger Basic Account service is free of charge. By creating your Planet Ranger account, you agree that we have the right to display advertisements and promotions on your page. The manner, mode and extent of advertising by us on your Planet Ranger Travel Page is subject to change.
Planet Ranger Limited reserves the right to suspend or delete Basic Accounts at any time without notice. Any Basic Account that we consider to be no longer in use or inactive will be deleted. You may only have one Basic Account registered in your name. Planet Ranger Limited reserves the right to delete all Basic Accounts we consider to be held by the same person without notice.
Planet Ranger Limited reserves the right to deny access to its Basic Account service to any individual or group who have been found in breach of these terms and conditions in the past.

Planet Ranger First Class Accounts (Paid for Accounts)
If you elect to subscribe to a Planet Ranger First Class Account, you agree to pay all charges for a First Class Account at the prices set forth on the Planet Ranger web site. All charges are exclusive of any value added tax ("VAT"), sales tax or other taxes, except as required by applicable law. Planet Ranger Limited reserves the right to change prices or to institute new charges for First Class Accounts at any time, upon prior notice. Price changes and institution of new charges implemented during your subscription period will apply to subsequent subscription periods and to all new First Class accounts created after the effective date of the change. All pricing changes will be posted on the Planet Ranger web site, and such posting shall be considered sufficient notice to you of such changes. You are responsible for regularly reviewing pricing information as posted so that you have notice of such changes.
Subscriptions to First Class Accounts are not automatically renewed by Planet Ranger Limited. If at the end of your subscription period you wish to continue to use your First Class account, you are responsible for renewing your subscription. You can renew your subscription by logging into your First Class account. If you do not elect to renew your subscription, we reserve the right to delete any or all content stored on the web site for your account.

Cancellation of First Class Account subscriptions
Planet Ranger Limited will accept cancellations of your subscription within seven (7) days of the commencement of your subscription, and you will receive a full refund of your subscription. Applicable local law may vary this policy.

Availability of the service
While Planet Ranger Limited makes reasonable efforts to ensure that the Planet Ranger Web site is available at all times, we do not guarantee, represent or warrant that Planet Ranger web site services will be uninterrupted or error-free, and we do not guarantee that users will be able to access or use all of the Planet Ranger features and services at all times.
Planet Ranger Limited also does not guarantee or warrant that any Content you may have stored with your account will not be subject to inadvertent damage, corruption or destruction. You are responsible for backing up, images or other content. If any data, messages, images or other content in your account and stored on the Planet Ranger web site is lost or corrupted in any way, Planet Ranger Limited will have no obligation or liability to you.

Actions not Permitted whilst using these Services
You agree that all information, data, text, photographs, graphics or other materials (“content”) publicly posted to the Planet Ranger web site are the sole responsibility of the person from which such content originated. You are entirely responsible for all content that you upload, post or otherwise transmit via these services. Although we prohibit the uploading of certain types of content to the web site, we cannot control the use of our web site. It is possible that images or other material may appear on our web site which are unlawful or offensive. We are not responsible for such images or material.
We may at our discretion contact law enforcement authorities if we believe that anything unlawful is occurring or has occurred in relation to the web site. We may provide copies of any relevant images or material to the law enforcement authorities and in that connection may also give them access to any personal data that is held by us. In registering for these services you agree to not use these services to:
1. upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
2. harm minors in any way;
3. impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a Planet Ranger Limited official, forum leader, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
4. upload, post or otherwise transmit any content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
5. upload, post or otherwise transmit any content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party;
6. upload, post or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation;
7. upload, post or otherwise transmit any material 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;
8. upload or post content other than text or digital images to the Planet Ranger Web Site, this includes but is not limited to digital video, embedded computer code, software and audio files;
8. interfere with or disrupt these services or servers or networks connected to these services, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to these services;
9. intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, national or international law;
10. "stalk" or otherwise harass another;
11. collect or store personal data about other users;
12. promote or provide instructional information about illegal activities, promote physical harm or injury against any group or individual, or promote any act of cruelty to animals;
13. engage in commercial activities. This includes, but is not limited to, the following activities:
a) offering for sale any products or services;
b) soliciting for advertisers or sponsors;
c) conducting raffles or contests that require any type of entry fee;
d) displaying a sponsorship banner of any kind, including those that are generated by banner or link exchange services and displaying banners for services that provide cash or cash-equivalent prizes to users in exchange for hyperlinks to their web sites.

Intellectual Property Rights
You retain all intellectual property rights, including copyright, to the content that you have uploaded to the web site.
You agree that we have an unconditional non-exclusive license to display, modify, print, transmit, distribute or delete any of the images that you upload to us. This includes, but is not limited to the use of images or text for promotional purposes.

Indemnity
You agree to indemnify and hold Planet Ranger Limited, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including claims for legal fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your content, your use of these services, your connection to these services, your violation of the TOS, or your violation of any rights of another. You agree to pay any legal fees incurred by us due to or arising out of your content, your use of these services, your connection to these services, your violation of the TOS, or your violation of any rights of another.

No Resale of Service
You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of these services, use of these services, or access to these services.

Modifications to service
Planet Ranger Ltd reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, these services (or any parts thereof) with or without notice. You agree that Planet Ranger shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of these services.

Modification of Terms
You agree that Planet Ranger reserves the right to amend the Terms at any time, for any reason. Any changes to the TOS will be posted on the Planet Ranger Web site. If any future changes are unacceptable to you, you should discontinue using the services provided by the Planet Ranger web site. Your continued use of these services now, or following the posting of notice of any such changes, will indicate your acceptance of this agreement, and of any such changes.Entire Agreement
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Planet Ranger Limited and govern your use of these services, superseding any prior agreements between you and Planet Ranger Limited. In the case of inconsistencies between these Terms and information included in off-line materials, (e.g., promotional materials and mailers), these Terms will always prevail.

Termination
You agree that Planet Ranger Ltd, in its sole discretion, may terminate your account or use of these services, and remove and discard any content held on your behalf, for any reason, including, without limitation, for lack of use or if we believe that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of the TOS. Planet Ranger Limited may also in its sole discretion and at any time discontinue providing these services, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that any termination of your access to these services under any provision of this TOS may be effected without prior notice, and acknowledge and agree that we may immediately deactivate or delete your account and content and/or bar any further access to these services. Further, you agree that we shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any financial or other loss which may arise from our termination of your access to these services and/or loss or destruction of content held on your behalf.

Advertisements and Promotions
We run advertisements and promotions on Planet Ranger Travel Pages. Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through these services, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that we shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on these services.

Law and jurisdiction
These terms (and the provision of services by us) are governed by and to be interpreted in accordance with English law. In the event of any dispute arising in relation of these terms or in relation to the provision of any goods and services by us the English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over such dispute.

International Use
You agree to abide by all local rules, regulations and laws that apply to online conduct in the country from which you are accessing these services.

Reporting Violations
If you are aware of abuse of these Terms please inform us at abuse@planetranger.com.

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