Adventure Types Pty Ltd owns and operates the Vertical Life Magazine Internet site located at www.verticallifemag.com.au and other websites and mobile applications or platforms on which these Terms and Conditions of Use appear (collectively, including all content “Website”). Your continued access and use of the Website is conditional on your acceptance and compliance with the terms and conditions of use set out below (this “Agreement”). This Agreement will govern your use of any new or existing Website features (together the “Services”). Nothing in this Agreement will be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits. THIS AGREEMENT CONTAINS DISCLAIMER AND OTHER PROVISIONS THAT LIMIT OUR LIABILITY TO YOU.
By accessing, browsing, using and/or downloading the pages in this Website, you agree to accept and comply with this Agreement for each use and visit to this Website. If you do not agree to accept and comply with this Agreement, you should not access, browse or otherwise use this Website.
Adventure Types reserves the right, at any time, to modify, alter, or update this Agreement, and you agree to be bound by such modifications, alterations, or updates. Such changes, modifications, additions or deletions will be effective immediately upon notice to you, which may be given by any means, including but not limited to posting on this Website or by electronic or conventional mail. You agree to regularly review this Agreement and to be aware of such revisions. Your use of this Website following any such change constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by this Agreement as changed.
GRANT AND RESTRICTIONS ON USE
All information, including, without limitation, all text, design, graphics, drawings, photographs, advertisements, video clips, music and sounds, and all trade-marks, service marks and trade names and the selection and arrangements thepreof (collectively the “Content”) comprised in the Website, excluding any User Submissions as defined below (“Site Content”) is, unless otherwise noted, subject to intellectual property rights including copyrights and trademarks held by or licensed by Adventure Types. Except as expressly provided in this Agreement, no license to use, copy, distribute, republish, transmit or otherwise exploit any Site Content is given to you and all intellectual property rights in and to the Site Content are expressly reserved to Adventure Types.
In order to access some features of the Website, you will have to create an account. You may never use another’s account without permission. When creating your account, you must provide accurate and complete information. By creating an account, you represent and warrant that the information you provide is true and that you will keep it up to date.
You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you must keep your account password confidential and secure. You must notify Adventure Types immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.
Although Adventure Types will not be liable for your losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account, you may be liable for the losses of Adventure Types or others due to such unauthorized use.
To register for the Website you may be required to provide certain personal information including your name and email address. You are prohibited from transmitting any “sensitive” personally identifiable information over the Website, which may include, but not be limited to, any information about yourself or another person that may relate to health or medical conditions, social security/social insurance numbers or national identifiers, credit card, bank account or other financial information, other information concerning trade union membership, sex life, political opinions, criminal charges or convictions, religious or philosophical beliefs, racial or ethnic origin, or other sensitive matters.
You are also prohibited from:
(i) using the Website to send or post harassing, abusive, or threatening messages;
(ii) transmitting through the Website any information, data, text, files, links, software, or other materials that are unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, hateful, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable, soliciting passwords or personal information for commercial or unlawful purposes, including hidden pages, links or images, providing instructional information about illegal activities, or which threatens our relationships with our partners, customers or suppliers;
(iii) attempting to conceal or misrepresent the identity of the sender or person submitting the information;
(iv) disrupting the normal flow of the Website, including any dialogue on the Website or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other participants;
(v) sending spam or other direct marketing communications or posting, transmitting or linking to any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, or any other forms of solicitation or commercial content;
(vi) intentionally or unintentionally performing or promoting any activity that would violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including but not limited to any regulations having the force of law while using or accessing the Website;
(vii) posting or transmitting executable programming of any kind, including viruses, spyware, trojan horses, easter eggs, or any other form of computer programming or disabling mechanism;
(viii) posting User Submissions or using the Website in such a way that damages the image or rights of Adventure Types, other users or third parties;
(ix) using any robot, spider or other automatic program or device, or manual process to monitor, copy, summarize, or otherwise extract information from this Website or the Site Content in whole or in part, including, without limitation, creating any frames at any other Websites pertaining to any portions of this Website.
USER SUBMISSIONS AND CONDUCT
As a Website account holder or user you may submit textual content as comments or questions to our experts (collectively referred to as “User Submissions”). You will be solely responsible for your own User Submissions and the consequences of posting or publishing them. In connection with User Submissions, you affirm, represent, and/or warrant that: you own or have the necessary licences, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize Adventure Types to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all User Submissions and have all necessary consents to collect, use and disclose any personally identifiable information, images or likeness contained or displayed in any and all User Submissions to enable inclusion and use of the User Submissions in the manner contemplated by the Website and this Agreement. You agree that you will not submit as part of any User Submission any material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner and the necessary consents from any individuals whose personally identifiable information is contained in such material to post the material and to grant Adventure Types all of the license rights granted herein.
For clarity, you retain all of your ownership rights in your User Submissions. However, by submitting User Submissions to Adventure Types, you hereby grant Adventure Types a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable licence to use, reproduce, distribute, sublicence to others, modify, translate, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the User Submissions in connection with the Website and Adventure Types’s business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the Website (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels now known or hereafter devised, without any compensation or payment of royalties. You also hereby waive any moral rights you may have in your User Submissions and grant each user of the Website a perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive licence to access your User Submissions through the Website, and to use, reproduce, distribute, display and perform such User Submissions as permitted through the functionality of the Website and under this Agreement.
RELEASE AND INDEMNITY
Adventure Types does not endorse any User Submission or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein. You also acknowledge and agree that you, and not Adventure Types, are entirely responsible for your User Submission and that Adventure Types does not control the User Submissions posted on the Website, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such User Submission. You understand that by using or viewing the Website, you may be exposed to content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. Adventure Types expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with User Submissions.
ACCESS AND ACCOUNT TERMINATION
Adventure Types reserves the right to deny or revoke access to this Website, or any part thereof, or to otherwise terminate a user’s access to its Website, at any time in its sole discretion, with or without cause and without notice to you.
ACCESS TO SITE
While Adventure Types endeavors to ensure that this Website is available at all times, Adventure Types will not be liable if, for any reason, this Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION AND SERVICES ON THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATIONS, CONDITIONS, WARRANTIES OR OTHER TERMS OF ANY KIND. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, Adventure Types DISCLAIM ALL REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, CONDITIONS AND OTHER TERMS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABLE QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT), INCLUDING THOSE ARISING BY STATUE OR OTHERWISE IN LAW OR FROM A COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE. Adventure Types DOES NOT REPRESENT, WARRANT OR COVENANT THAT THE WEBSITE WILL BE AVAILABLE OR ERROR FREE.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, Adventure Types , ANY OTHER PARTY (WHETHER OR NOT INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, MAINTAINING OR DELIVERING THE SITE) AND THE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS AND AGENTS OF Adventure Types OR THAT PARTY EXCLUDE ALL LIABILITY AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY AMOUNT OR KIND OF LOSS OR DAMAGE THAT MAY RESULT TO YOU OR A THIRD PARTY (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS OR DAMAGE OR ANY LOSS OF INCOME, PROFITS, GOODWILL, DATA, CONTRACTS, USE OF MONEY, OR LOSS OR DAMAGE ARISING FROM OR CONNECTED IN ANY WAY TO BUSINESS INTERRUPTION AND WHETHER IN TORT (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION NEGLIGENCE, GROSS NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE IN ANY WAY OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, OR THE RESULTS OF USE OF THE WEBSITE, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERNATION OF YOUR SUBMISSIONS OR DATA, STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PERSON ON THE WEBSITE, ANY OTHER MATTER RELATED TO THIS WEBSITE AND ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO THE SITE, OR THE MATERIAL ON SUCH WEBSITES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OR DAMAGE DUE TO VIRUSES THAT MAY AFFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE, DATA OR OTHER PROPERTY ON ACCOUNT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF, OR BROWSING THE WEBSITE OR YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL FROM THE WEBSITE OR ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO THE WEBSITE.
GOVERNING LAW AND ATTORNMENT
This Agreement is governed by and will be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Victoria. ANY LEGAL ACTION OR PROCEEDING RELATING TO YOUR ACCESS TO, OR USE OF, THE WEBSITE OR THIS AGREEMENT WILL BE INSTITUTED ONLY IN ALOCAL, STATE , OR FEDERAL COURT LOCATED IN VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA. YOU AND Adventure Types AGREE TO SUBMIT TO THE JURISDICTION OF, AND AGREE THAT VENUE IS PROPER IN, THESE COURTS IN ANY SUCH LEGAL ACTION OR PROCEEDING.
The delay or omission by either party to enforce or exercise any terms or right pursuant to this Agreement will not impair any such term or right nor be construed to be a waiver thereof and will in no way affect the other party’s right later to enforce it. Any waiver by either party of any covenants, conditions or agreements to be performed by the other party will not be construed to be a waiver of any succeeding breach thereof or any covenant, conditions or agreement herein contained.
THIRD PARTY LINKS
The Website may contain links to third party websites that are not owned or controlled by Adventure Types. Adventure Types has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites. In addition, Adventure Types will not and cannot censor or edit the content of any third-party site. By using the Website, you expressly relieve Adventure Types from any and all liability arising from your use of any third-party website.
If any part of these Terms and Conditions is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity or enforceability of any remaining provisions. Any information related to your use of this Website for illegal purposes will be provided to law enforcement authorities. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties relating to the use of this Website and supersedes and replaces any prior agreement and communication between the parties relating thereto.