Privacy. When you e-mail a comment, I am automatically notified and receive e-mail information pertaining to the commenter. I do not store this information for other purposes than to moderate comments. This information is not being sold or used for other purposes. If you have concerns with the way this information is used, please contact me directly to arrange for complete removal of this information. Removal of all personal information will result in the removal of any content the commenter might have contributed to TRAVELIN-MATE.COM, including comments. TRAVELIN-MATE.COM is hosted in California, USA. Be aware that laws regarding personal information and privacy may differ from your location.
TRAVELIN-MATE.COM content. All the contents of TRAVELIN-MATE.COM, EXCEPT FOR POSTED COMMENTS, do not represent the thoughts, intentions, plans or strategies of my employers, supervisors, nor do they represent the view of organizations, businesses or institutions I am part of. It is solely my opinion. I am not acting as a travel professional, but as a simple individual. Anything written in TRAVELIN-MATE.COM, and any advice I am giving, is not being given as a professional, but as an individual. TRAVELIN-MATE.COM is written in English and German; however, English is my second language. The content of TRAVELIN-MATE.COM is not intended to cause harm. TRAVELIN-MATE.COM/I do/does not malign any religion, ethnic group, club, organization, company, or individual, but if you have any concerns about the contents of TRAVELIN-MATE.COM, please contact me under: info (at)travelin-mate (dot) com. Disagreeing with the content of TRAVELIN-MATE.COM does not constitute sufficient ground for you to ask me to remove or modify any parts of TRAVELIN-MATE.COM. I am not being paid to write content on TRAVELIN-MATE.COM or to manage and in any way operate TRAVELIN-MATE.COM.
Copyright policy.All the text, images and other content being part of TRAVELIN-MATE.COM is my property, unless noted otherwise. All logos and trademarks are property of their respective owners. You are not allowed to reproduce, sell, and modify any part of TRAVELIN-MATE.COM. You are welcome to link to this blog, and to discuss its contents in a respectful manner. When you quote or link to TRAVELIN-MATE.COM, please include the TRAVELIN-MATE.COM name in your link. You are not authorized to use this content for personal profit. UNAUTHORIZED COPYING, REPRODUCTION, MODIFICATION, REPUBLISHING, UPLOADING, POSTING, TRANSMITTING OR DUPLICATING OF ANY OF THE MATERIAL IS PROHIBITED. Whenever copyrighted material is mentioned or used, I am doing so according to fair dealing practices. Use of material from TRAVELIN-MATE.COM according to fair dealing practices requires proper acknowledgment. Simply linking back to TRAVELIN-MATE.COM is not considered proper acknowledgment; please provide a link including the name of the page you are linking, and a permanent link (“Permalink“) to that page.
Comment policy. I am not responsible for the content of any comments made by the commenter(s). I am also not responsible for knowing whether the content of your comment is breaking the law in other countries or jurisdictions. I reserve the right to edit, delete, or not publish a comment if this is deemed to be potentially illegal (this includes, but it is not limited to comments containing hateful, libelous, and defamatory content). All comments on TRAVELIN-MATE.COM have to be written in either English or German to be published. Please do not endanger yourself or break the law when you comment. Comments intending to advertise and/or off-topic (“SPAM“) will be deleted. I also reserve the right to block commenter(s) who have previously published offensive comments, illegal content, or SPAM. Forbidden actions. You are not authorized to (i) use TRAVELIN-MATE.COM to advertise for products of any kind and for other Blogs, (ii) to infringe the copyright policy and comment policy of TRAVELIN-MATE.COM, (iii) to attack TRAVELIN-MATE.COM using malicious software and/or use TRAVELIN-MATE.COM for data mining (iv) to commit any illegal actions while using TRAVELIN-MATE.COM, or against TRAVELIN-MATE.COM, (v) to restrict access to TRAVELIN-MATE.COM, (vi) to impede the normal functioning of TRAVELIN-MATE.COM and (vii) to menace me with, or cause physical or financial harm to me.
Changes to the terms. I reserve the right to change these terms at any time. You will only be notified by TRAVELIN-MATE.COM through posts or syndicated content (RSS), NOT IN PERSON. It is your responsibility to make sure that you agree with the new terms, whenever changes have been announced. Changes to the terms will be effective 48 hours after the notice has been posted on TRAVELIN-MATE.COM. If you do not agree with the terms, DO NOT USE TRAVELIN-MATE.COM.
No Guarantee. All data and information provided on this site is for informational purposes only. I make no guarantee regarding the validity of the content of TRAVELIN-MATE.COM. TRAVELIN-MATE.COM will always be in transition. The information I publish today might not be valid or accurate two weeks or two years from now. Content, sources, information and links might change over time, I will try to update old links and outdated information quickly, but I make no guarantee that these changes will be made promptly. Furthermore, I take no responsibility for changes due to the natural evolution of online content. In addition, I do not guarantee that TRAVELIN-MATE.COM will be accessible at all times or during any down time (i) caused by outages to any public Internet backbones, networks or servers, (ii) caused by any failures of your equipment, systems or local access services, (iii) for previously scheduled maintenance or (iv) relating to events beyond my control such as strikes, riots, fires, floods, explosions, war, terrorism, governmental action, labor conditions, natural and/or man-made disasters, or interruptions in Internet services to an area where I or your servers are located. Although I will try to moderate comments quickly, I make no guarantee to the commenter that its comments or trackbacks will be displayed promptly, without modifications, or that they will be displayed at all, as all comments will be published to my discretion.
No Warranty or condition; links. I make NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. If you choose to access TRAVELIN-MATE.COM, you do so AT YOUR OWN RISK. To the extent links and external content are based on or displayed in connection with TRAVELIN-MATE.COM, I SHALL NOT HAVE ANY LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH THE DISPLAY OF SUCH LINKS AND SEARCH RESULTS, whether this external content is breaking the law in this or other jurisdictions. YOU AGREE TO USE TRAVELIN-MATE.COM AT YOUR OWN RISK, and that you will not consider TRAVELIN-MATE.COM’s content to be a suitable substitute for professional advice.
Limitations of liability. IN NO EVENT SHALL I BE LIABLE UNDER THIS AGREEMENT FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES, AND LIABILITY TO YOU UNDER THIS AGREEMENT FOR ANY CLAIM IS LIMITED TO THE GROSS MONTHLY AMOUNT PAID BY ME FOR HOSTING SERVICES DURING THE ONE MONTH PERIOD IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE DATE OF THE CLAIM. Each party acknowledges that the other party has entered into this agreement relying on the limitations of liability stated herein and that those limitations are an essential part of the agreement. Without limiting the foregoing, I shall not have any liability for any failure or delay resulting from any condition beyond my reasonable control, including but not limited to governmental action, labor conditions, power failures, natural and/or man-made disasters. I am not liable for the content of any comments the commenter might leave on TRAVELIN-MATE.COM (see “comment policy”).
Obligation to indemnify. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold me, my agents, and applicable third parties (collectively “Indemnified Person(s)“) harmless from and against any and all third party claims, liability, loss, and expense (including damage awards, settlement amounts, and reasonable legal fees, brought against any Indemnified Person(s), arising out of, related to or which may arise from your use of TRAVELIN-MATE.COM and/or your breach of any term of this agreement.
Applicable laws; venue. I operate TRAVELIN-MATE.COM from California, USA, and make no representations that materials in TRAVELIN-MATE.COM are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Access to TRAVELIN-MATE.COM from any location where the content is illegal is prohibited. Any claim related to the use of TRAVELIN-MATE.COM or to TRAVELIN-MATE.COM ‘s materials shall be governed by the laws of the State of California. Any action related to the access, use, content, or existence of TRAVELIN-MATE.COM shall be filed only in the appropriate court located within California. The use of TRAVELIN-MATE.COM constitutes your expressed permission and consent to the jurisdiction of the provincial and/or federal courts of the State of California for purposes of such actions.
Legal notices and contact information. If you are intending to carry out legal action of any kind against TRAVELIN-MATE.COM or me, you are required to email me under info (at) travelin-mate (dot) com SEVEN BUSINESS DAYS before any legal claim is made. Please remember that I mean to DO NO HARM to you or anyone else by writing TRAVELIN-MATE.COM. If you feel that your rights have been infringed, please e-mail me under info (at) travelin-mate (dot) com, and allow seven business days for the reply to be received. I will do whatever possible to address your concerns.