Last Revised: October 15, 2012
1. Acceptance of Terms
Welcome to Northwest TripFinder’s Internet Website (“Website”). Northwest TripFinder is a website comprising articles about independent travel in Oregon, Washington and British Columbia. By using the Northwest TripFinder website, you agree to comply with and are legally bound by the following Terms of Service (“Terms”). Please read them carefully. These Terms of Service apply to all Northwest TripFinder online services and features unless otherwise indicated. If you cannot agree with these Terms, please do not use the Website. The Terms may be modified from time to time; the date of the most recent revisions will appear on this page, so check back often. Continued access of the Website by you will constitute your acceptance of any changes or revisions to the Terms.
2. Scope of Service
Northwest TripFinder (“we”) maintain this Website as a service to the users who visit the website subject to these Terms of Service. The term “Website” includes all services and features available on www.nwtripfinder.com. Visitors to this Website (“you”) are responsible for obtaining any equipment and Internet service necessary to access our Website, and for paying of any fees for the equipment and service. We may alter, suspend, or discontinue this Website or any portion of our services, in whole or in part, at any time and for any reason, without any liability to you, with or without notice. The Website may also periodically become unavailable due to hosting outages, maintenance, or malfunction of computer equipment or other reasons.
3. Website Content
The term “Content” means all text, images, data, links, maps, or other material accessible through the Website, whether created by Northwest TripFinder or provided by another person for display on the Website. The Content may contain inaccuracies, typographical errors, other inadvertent errors. We reserve the right to make changes to Content or other information without obligation to issue any notice.
You may view and print Content that is available on this website, subject to the following conditions: (1) The Content may be used solely for internal, informational, non-commercial purposes. No part of this website or its Content may be reproduced or transmitted in any form, by any means, electronic or mechanical, for any other purpose. (2) The Content may not be modified. (3) Copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices may not be removed.
4. Your Content
a. License. By submitting any Content (including text, comments, data and images) to this website, you hereby grant us license to use, display, adapt, modify, distribute and promote such Content in any form and for any purpose.
b. Liability. We neither endorse nor guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any such Content. You are responsible for ensuring that Content submitted to this website is not provided in violation of any copyright, trade secret, or other intellectual property rights of another person or entity. You shall be solely liable for any damages resulting from any infringement of copyrights, trade secret, or other intellectual property rights, or any other harm resulting from your uploading, posting, or submission of Content to this website.
c. Responsibility. We have the right to remove any material that Northwest TripFinder, in its sole discretion, finds to be in violation of these Terms of Service or otherwise objectionable. You are solely responsible for the Content that you post, submit, or transmit via this Website. You may not post or submit any content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, offensive, obscene, sexually explicit, pornographic, lewd, lascivious, or otherwise objectionable, as determined by Northwest TripFinder. We are under no obligation to post any content from you.
d. Accuracy. You are solely responsible for the accuracy of the information you submit to this website and/or post to your profile.
4. Third-Party Content
In using our Website, you may be exposed to content provided by third parties. We do not control, and shall have no responsibility for, Third-Party Content, including text, photos, or other material that may be inaccurate, misleading, incomplete, offensive, unlawful or otherwise objectionable. You must be responsible for evaluating all Third Party Content and bear all risks associated with Third Party Content.
By using this Website, you agree to indemnify, hold harmless, and defend Northwest TripFinder from any claims, damages, losses, liabilities, and all costs and expenses of defense, including but not limited to attorneys’ fees, arising out or relating to your use of our Website or Services, or resulting directly or indirectly from a claim by a third party that arises in connection with your use of this website. If you are obligated to indemnify us, we will have the right, in our sole and unfettered discretion, to control any action or proceeding and determine whether we wish to settle it, and if so, on what terms.
Northwest TripFinder respects your privacy and will make every attempt to responsibly handle personal information about visitors to the Website.
Our TripFinder is designed to allow Sponsors to post information about themselves, including descriptions, rates, contact information and photographs of themselves and their lodging accommodations, to their listings. By posting your photograph and/or any personal information, you waive any privacy you expect to have with respect to the viewing or use of such personal information. If you do not want your photographs or personal information viewed by others, do not use our Services.
We may collect certain other personal information from you that is not disclosed in the TripFinder or comments, such as your name or email address. We do not ordinarily share this information to unaffiliated third parties without your consent. However, we reserve the right to disclose such information without your consent to prevent an emergency, to respond to an emergency, to protect or enforce our rights, to protect or enforce the rights of a third party, or in response to a subpoena court order or as otherwise required or permitted by law. In addition, we reserve the right to provide such personal information to third-party service providers who assist with our Services.