Use Of Personal Information
Nofear.it is a social resource building and networking service that allows members to create unique personal travel related diaries online in order to share travel experience with other users. The service is operated by InfoKnowledge srl. InfoKnowledge srl and/or its affiliates (“InfoKnowledge”) owns and operates the Website and is committed to protecting the privacy of its users. Nofear.it does not collect personal information about individual users except when such personal information is provided to Nofear.it on a voluntary basis and when monitoring traffic to the Website. Information provided will be held in strict confidence.
If you choose to provide information via the Website though site registration, surveys, forms or any other means, that information are used in conjunction with providing this service, and will not be shared with anyone outside Nofear.it.
Nofear.it will keep any information collected on the Website confidential. Nofear.it will not sell, rent, or give away your information to other cocmpanies for them to use in selling products or services.
Nofear.it reserves the right to disclose personal information: (a) to its affiliates and subsidiaries, (b) to conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Nofear.it; (c) to protect and defend the rights or property of InfoKnowledge; and, (d) to act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Website. In addition, InfoKnowledge shall be entitled to disclose and transfer personal information as part of a sale of substantially all of its assets, or the assets related to a particular line of business, to a third party, provided that such third party agrees to protect the personal information with no less a degree of care as set out within this policy.
Some services on this Website allow individuals to publish and publicly display personal information, including publishing personal information in travel blogs posted to the Website and the participation in message boards, discussion groups and other forums. Participation in such services is always optional. If you choose to disclose personal information when participating in such services, you do so at your own risk. Nofear.it shall have no liability to you whatsoever regarding the use of such personal information by persons other than Nofear.it.
Nofear.it may conduct statistical analyses through the use of data collected through the Website on an anonymous and aggregated basis in order to measure interest in and use of the Website. Nofear.it may also provide its analyses based on such anonymous and aggregated data to third parties.
Personal information collected on this Website may be stored and processed in United States of America, Italy, or any other country in which Nofear.it or its agents or service providers maintain facilities, and by using the Website, you consent to any such transfer of personal information outside of your country.
Email communications are only sent to those who have expressed an interest in Nofear.it services or have an exisitng relationship with Nofear.it. Anyone who receives communications from Nofear.it and no longer desires to receive them should let know to Nofear.it and they will be removed from list. This can be done by sending an email to Nofear.it.
Nofear.it Members e-mail addresses are considered personal information pertaining to the applicable Member and will treated in the same manner as other personal information as described above (see “Use of Personal Information”).
E-mail addresses stored in Nofear.it Members’ notification lists are used to e-mail notifications of updates to the applicable Nofear.it Member’s travel blog. These e-mail addresses are not used for any other purpose.
However, you acknowledge that: (i) there are security and privacy limitations of the Internet which are beyond the control of Nofear.it; (ii) the security, integrity and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and Nofear.it through the Website cannot be guaranteed; and (iii) any such information and data may be viewed or tampered with in transit by a third party.
Information from Your Computer
Nofear.it recognizes information about your computer, such as the browser, operating system, IP address, and the home server from which you access the Internet. We keep track of the domains from which people visit our site. Your IP address is used to help identify you, gather broad demographic data, identify trends and statistics, help diagnose problems with our server, and administer our Website. We may use your IP address information when compiling and reporting aggregate information about our Website and to provide geo-location services.
Like many commercial web sites, Nofear.it may use “cookie.” Cookies tag each visitor’s browser with a unique number that is chosen at random. The cookie does not disclose any information about the person using the browser, it only allows us to study traffic patterns on Website and improve it to better fit your needs.
Third Party Websites
As this site contains links to other Websites, we cannot be held responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other sites. You should check the privacy policies of these other Websites when providing personally identifiable information.
We use third party advertising companies to place ads on our Website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address or email address) about your visits to this and other Websites in order to measure advertising effectiveness and to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. We DO NOT share any information (such as your name, e-mail address, etc.), which may be used to personally identify you with these companies.
Security of Information
The security of your personal information is important to Nofear.it. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. For example, we store personal information you provide on computer servers with limited access that are located in controlled facilities. Additionally, when we transmit sensitive personal information over the Internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Ability and Means to Access Personal Information for Reviewing, Editing and/or Removing
You may, at any time, review, edit, and/or remove any information we have stored on you by contacting us by sending an email at firstname.lastname@example.org . We will comply promptly with any request to review, edit, or remove information.
Always the Ability to Opt-Out
At any time, you may choose to opt out of further e-mail communication with Nofear.it by requesting so by sending an email at email@example.com .
All requests for removal will be handled expeditiously and without question.
Contacting Us – Feedback
Nofear.it welcomes your questions and comments about privacy. Please feel free to call or email us anytime.
Last updated March 2008
Acceptance of Terms
3. Access and Registration
In order to use the Website, you must obtain access to connect to the World Wide Web (the “WWW”) through devices that access web-based content and pay any service fees which may be associated with such access. In addition, you must provide or have access to all equipment necessary to connect to the WWW and to view its contents. In order to submit travel diaries, travel blogs, reviews and other content, and to obtain certain other benefits and services from the Website (together referred to as “Services”), you must first register and become a Member of the Website (“Membership”). In consideration of your use of the Services, you represent that you are of legal capacity to form a binding contract and are not a person barred from receiving Services under the laws of applicable jurisdiction. You also agree that in registering for Membership, you will: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information when completing any registration form, and (b) maintain and promptly update such information so it remains true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or Nofear.it has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Nofear.it has the right to suspend or terminate your Membership and refuse any and all current and future use of Services (or any portion thereof).
4. Member Account, Password and Security
As part of the registration process, you are required to designate a user ID and password. You are responsible for keeping your user ID and password confidential. You are also responsible for all activity occurring through use of your account and/or password. You agree to immediately notify Nofear.it of any actual or suspected unauthorized use of your user ID and password. Nofear.it will not be responsible for any loss to you arising from your failure to comply with the above. You understand that you are responsible for all uses of the Website by you and those using your login information.
6. User Conduct
Without limitation, Nofear.it reserves the right to terminate your access to and use of the Services if, in Nofear.it’s view, your conduct fails to meet any of the following guidelines:
You shall not use any portion of the Website or the Services for uploading, posting, emailing, transmitting, messaging or otherwise making available material that is unlawful, infringes on another’s intellectual property rights, is harmful to minors in any way, contains nudity or pornographic material, promotes or provides instructional information about illegal activities, or promotes physical harm or injury against any group or individual;
You shall not attempt to interfere with any other person’s use of the Services;
You shall not misrepresent your identity or impersonate any person;
You shall not hold yourself out as sponsored by, endorsed by, or affiliated with Nofear.it;
You shall not use any portion of the Website or the Services for uploading, posting, emailing, transmitting or otherwise making available junk mail, commercial advertisements, or any other form of commercial solicitation;
You shall not use any portion of the Website or the Services for uploading, posting, emailing, transmitting or otherwise making available messages that are harmful, threatening, abusive, vulgar, obscene, defamatory, libelous, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
You shall not use the Website for conducting raffles or contests;
You shall not post content that includes hyperlinks to content not allowed to be posted to this Website;
You shall not attempt to gain unauthorized access to NOfear.it’s database(s) or other computer systems;
You shall not attempt to modify, translate, adapt, edit, decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer any software programs used by Nofear.it in connection with the Website or the Services;
You shall not engage in any activity that disrupts, diminishes the quality of, interferes with the performance of, or impairs the functionality of, the Services or the Website; and
You shall not use any portion of the Website or the Services for any unlawful purpose.
All judgments concerning the applicability of these guidelines shall be at the sole and exclusive discretion of Nofear.it.
7. Submission of Travel Diaries, Travel Blogs and Other Content
As part of the Services, Members have the opportunity to submit information and material regarding their travel experiences. By submitting travel blogs, recommendations, opinions, reviews, news articles, directories, guides, text, photographs, illustrations, graphics, logos, audio clips and images, information, data, photographs, video clips, software, messages or other materials to the Website (“Member Content”), you warrant that: (a) you are the owner of such Member Content, or have been granted all the rights necessary from the owner (and subject matter, if applicable) thereof to submit such Member Content to the Website and for the use by InfoKnowledge as stated herein, and (b) the use of such Member Content by Nofear.it will not infringe the intellectual property rights of or otherwise violate the rights of any third party.
Nofear.it does not claim ownership rights to any of the Member Content. By submitting Member Content to the Website, and in consideration of the substantial time, effort and funds expended by Nofear.it to create the Website and offer you the Services, you agree, with respect to any Member Content that you elect at any time to not designate as private (“Public Content”), to hereby grant to Nofear.it (or warrant that the owner thereof has granted to Nofear.it), a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, license to use, modify, copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, and create derivative works of, any such Public Content, for any purpose whatsoever, including, without limitation, a commercial purpose, and in any form of media, without any compensation to you, and to sublicense any of the foregoing rights and licenses. You hereby agree to waive your moral rights in Public Content submitted by you, and warrant that you have obtained the waiver of moral rights from everyone who may have such rights in such Public Content.
Nofear.it reserves the right to remove travel stories that have little in common with the website’s underlying philosophy, in other words the philosophy surrounding “no fear” travels using means of transport that are specifically included in a dedicated list (motorcycles, bicycles, your own two feet, ultralight flyers, etc.).
Any travel diary that does not contain photographs or other information useful to readers will be removed. Photographs should have certain qualities that are further defined in the administration section and must relate to the trip and locations described in the travel story. As a rule, you should use a clear and simple form of writing. Nofear.it accepts travel diaries written either in Italian or in English.
Nofear.it reserves the option to block travel diaries that contain poor or tiny photographs; pictures should be of good quality and original copies must belong to the author. It is strictly prohibited, for obvious copyright reasons, to insert photographs that do not fall under the ownership of the legitimate author.
8. Proprietary Rights
The Website is owned and operated by InfoKnowledge and the arrangement and compilation of the content found on the Website is the copyrighted property of InfoKnowledge. The content on the Website is owned by InfoKnowledge and/or its subsidiaries, affiliates, and licensors (including Members). The trademarks, logos and service marks displayed on the Website are the registered and common law trademarks of Nofear.it and various third parties and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without their respective owner’s prior written permission.
No copyrighted material or other content may be reproduced, modified, used to create derivative works from, displayed, performed, published, distributed, disseminated, broadcasted or circulated to any third party (including, without limitation, the display and distribution via a third party Website or other networked computer environment) without the express prior written consent of Nofear.it and/or its licensors.
If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide InfoKnowledge with the following written information: (1) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; (2) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed upon; (3) a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Website; (4) your address, telephone number, and e-mail address; (5) a statement by you that you have a good-faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; (6) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf. Notice of claims of copyright infringement should be sent to:
Viale Italia, 3
00060 Formello (RM)
9. Third Party Advertisements, Links and Services
The Website may contain hyperlinks to third party Websites and/or ads generated by third parties. The presence of these hyperlinks and ads does not constitute endorsement by Nofear.it, its subsidiaries and affiliates of the products, services, opinions, or views expressed by these third parties and Nofear.it does not verify, endorse, or take responsibility for the accuracy, currency, completeness or quality of the content contained at these sites. Nofear.it will under no circumstances be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental or special loss or other damage, whether arising from negligence, breach of contract, defamation, infringement of copyright or other intellectual property rights, caused by the use, exhibition, distribution or exploitation of any information or content contained within these third party hyperlinked sites or any of the products or services offered by such third parties.
10. Termination of Service
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, THE WEBSITE AND THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ASSOCIATED WITH IT ARE PROVIDED “AS IS.” NOFEAR.IT, ITS AFFILIATES, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, LICENSORS, REPRESENTATIVES, DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION AND CONDITION OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO ANY MATTER WHATSOEVER RELATING TO THE WEBSITE AND ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES PROVIDED HEREIN, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, MERCHANTABLE QUALITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT, WHETHER ARISING BY LAW, STATUTE, USE OF TRADE OR COURSE OF DEALING. USE OF THIS WEBSITE AND THE SERVICES OFFERED HEREIN IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
12. Limitation of Liability
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, NOFEAR.IT, ITS AFFILIATES, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, LICENSORS, REPRESENTATIVES, SHALL NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR OTHER INJURY ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING THE SERVICES, OR WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE WEBSITE, WHETHER RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, FROM BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORTIOUS BEHAVIOR, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF InfoKnowledge, ITS AFFILIATES, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, LICENSORS, REPRESENTATIVES, HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU
14. Governing Law
The Website (excluding linked sites) is controlled by InfoKnowledge from its offices in Italy. By accessing this Website, you agree that all matters relating to your access to, or use of, the Website shall be governed by the statutes and laws of Italy and the European Union, without regard to the conflicts of laws principles thereof.
Member Disputes. You are solely responsible for your interactions with other Nofear.it Members. Nofear.it reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other Members.
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