Terms of Services
Locals Compass, Inc. (“Locals Compass”,“Company”, “we” or “us”) welcomes you to our marketplace for authentic travel available at https://localscompass.com (hereinafter, the “Site”), which helps connect travelers with locals for customized travel itineraries. Locals Compass's Site is designed to enable Users to offer their knowledge and expertise about the place they live in (“Local(s)”) and allowing other Users to receive an itinerary to allow for a personalized and optimized travel experience (“Traveler(s)”). Each of the Site's users, whether locals or travelers (“User” or “you”), is invited to use and enjoy our Site in accordance with the terms and conditions hereunder.
Last updated: January 18, 2017
1. Acceptance of the Terms
2. What is Locals Compass?
Locals Compass is a travel marketplace, which offers an online community that connects locals and travelers. Locals Compass's Site is designed to enable Users to offer their their knowledge and expertise about the place they live in as locals and allowing other Users to receive a personalized travel itinerary.
We, at Locals Compass, take great measures to provide you with the best experience you can have while using Locals Compass’s Site; However, Locals Compass has no control over the conduct of any Locals, Travelers or any other User and disclaims all liability in this regard. Locals and Travelers are recommended to carefully and thoroughly examine and check with their respective Travelers and Locals all necessary details related to their Itinerary and Itinerary Request (as defined below) prior to any engagement been made. Participating in any of the activities suggested by a Local (including but not limited to places, restaurants, activities, etc.) or other User's activities as a result, directly or indirectly, from using Locals Compass's Site and Services (“Itinerary”), is entirely at your own risk.
Locals Compass is not a party to any agreement entered into between Locals and Travelers in any circumstances. User has the sole and ultimate responsibility regarding compliance with all laws, regulation, or any duty related to the Itinerary. We do not accept any liability for any loss, damage, cost or expense that you may suffer or incur as a result of or in connection with your participation in any activity suggested through the itinerary as a Traveler or participation as a Local.
The Site provides you with information regarding our Services, including any content related thereto such as contact information, materials, text, logos, button icons, images, data compilations, other specialized content, technical data, documentation, know-how, specifications materials, designs, data, the "look and feel" of the Site, interface, GUI, interactive features related graphics and other features obtained from or through the Site (collectively, the “Content”). Further, the Site provides the Users the ability to contact us via the contact form available in our Site.
ALL RIGHTS IN AND TO THE CONTENT AVAILABLE ON THE SITE ARE RESERVED TO LOCALS COMPASS. TO THE EXTENT LEGALLY PERMISSIBLE, THE SITE, THE SERVICES THE CONTENT AVAILABLE THEREIN AND THE USER GENERATED CONTENT (AS SUCH TERM IS DEFINED BELOW) ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS. LOCALS COMPASS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSS INCURRED TO YOU, YOUR ORGANIZATION OR ANY OTHER PERSON AS A RESULT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE, THE SERVICES AND/OR THE CONTENT AND/OR THE USER GENERATED CONTENT AVAILABLE THEREIN.
WE, AT LOCALS COMPASS, TAKE GREAT MEASURES TO PROVIDE YOU WITH THE BEST EXPERIENCE YOU CAN HAVE WHILE USING LOCALS COMPASS'S SITE AND SERVICES. HOWEVER, LOCALS COMPASS HAS NO CONTROL OVER THE CONDUCT OF ANY LOCALS, TRAVELERS OR ANY OTHER USER AND DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY IN THIS REGARD. LOCALS AND TRAVELERS ARE RECOMMENDED TO CAREFULLY AND THOROUGHLY EXAMINE AND CHECK WITH THEIR RESPECTIVE TRAVELERS AND LOCALS ALL NECESSARY DETAILS RELATED TO THEIR ITINERARY (AS DEFINED BELOW) PRIOR TO ANY ENGAGEMENT BEEN MADE.
YOUR USE OF THE SITE, THE SERVICES, THE USER GENERATED CONTENT AND/OR THE CONTENT AVAILABLE THEREIN IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
3. Use Restrictions
There are certain conducts which are strictly prohibited on Locals Compass's Site. Please read the following restrictions carefully. Failure to comply with the provisions set forth herein may result in the termination of your access to Locals Compass and may also expose you to civil and/or criminal liability.
You may not, whether by yourself or anyone on your behalf; (a) use Locals Compass's Site for any illegal, unlawful or unauthorized purposes; (b) use Locals Compass's Site in any form of spam, unsolicited mail or similar conduct; (c) allow access to your Account to anyone other than yourself, including, without limitation, any persons who are under the age of 18. You accept full responsibility for any unauthorized use of the Site and/or Service on your behalf, including by minors; (d) use Locals Compass's Site for non-personal or commercial purposes (other than as a Local) without Company’s express prior written consent; (e) remove or disassociate, from the Content and/or the Site any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notices contained in such materials (such as ©,™, or ®); (f) interfere with or violate other Users' rights to privacy and other rights, or harvest or collect data and information about other Users without their express consent, whether manually or automatically with the use of any robot, spider, crawler, any search or retrieval application, or use other automatic device, process or method to access Locals Compass's Site and retrieve, index and/or data-mine any information; (g) interfere with or disrupt the operation of Locals Compass's Site or the servers or networks that host Locals Compass's Site, or disobey any laws or regulations or requirements, procedures, policies, or regulations of such servers or networks; (h) falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity, or express or imply that the Company endorses you, your site, your business or any statement you make, or present false or inaccurate information about the Site; (i) take any action that imposes, or may impose, in our sole discretion, an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our platform infrastructure; (j) as a Local, provide falsely or inaccurate information with respect to the service you offer through Locals Compass's Site and Services for Traveler, including, but not limited to any representation you make with respect to your Travel Itineraries; (k) bypass any measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to Locals Compass's Site; (l) copy, distribute, display, execute publicly, make available to the public, reduce to human readable form, decompile, disassemble, adapt, sublicense, make any commercial use, sell, rent, transfer, lend, process, compile, reverse engineer, combine with other software, translate, modify or create derivative works of any material that is subject to Locals Compass's proprietary rights, including Locals Compass's Intellectual Property (as such term is defined below), in any way or by any means, unless expressly permitted in the Terms; (m) copy, modify, alter, adapt, make available, translate, port, reverse engineer, decompile, or disassemble any portion of the Content made accessible by Locals Compass on or through the Site, or publicly display, reproduce, create derivative works from, perform, distribute, or otherwise use such Content, other than as permitted under these Terms; (n) transmit, distribute, display or otherwise make available through or in connection with Locals Compass's Site any content, including User Generated Content, which may infringe third party rights, including intellectual property rights and privacy rights, or which may contain any unlawful content; (o) create a browser, frame, border environment or GUI around Locals Compass's Site; (p) link, including in-line linking, to elements on Locals Compass's Site, such as images and videos, independently from the web pages of Locals Compass's Site on which they originally appear;; (q) frame or mirror any part of the Site without Locals Compass's prior express written authorization; (r) create a database by systematically downloading and storing all or any of the Content from the Site; (s) transmit or otherwise make available in connection with the Site any virus, worm, Trojan Horse, time bomb, web bug, spyware, or any other computer code, file, or program that may or is intended to damage or hijack the operation of any hardware, software, or telecommunications equipment, or any other actually or potentially harmful, disruptive, or invasive code or component; and/or (t) infringe and/or violate any of the Terms.
4. Request and Billing Arrangements
As a registered User, each Traveler is welcome to make an online itinerary request with any Local offering his/her services via Locals Compass's Site (“Request”). A Traveler may pay for the Request by using our Online Payment Processors (as defined below). As part of the Request process the Traveler will be asked to fill in some details with respect to his/her Request (such as travel style, food preferences and/or limitations, if any) (“Itinerary Request Form”). The Itinerary Request Form you have filled in will be delivered to your respective Local. Please note that it is your responsibility, and not ours, to inform your Local, in each Itinerary Request you make through the Site, regarding your travel style, food preferences and/or limitations and/or other information you wish to provide your Local.
Once your Itinerary Request is confirmed by the Local, the Company will notify you by email that your Itinerary Request is confirmed (“Itinerary Request Confirmation”). The price which is indicated in the Site reflects the Itinerary Request Amount. The Itinerary Request Amount charged from the Traveler will be kept faithfully by Locals Compass and in compliance with any applicable law, and the amount to be disbursed to the Local for service rendered will be paid within the first week of each month, minus any applicable chargebacks. The Company, at its sole discretion may decide when a chargeback to a Local or a refund to a Travelers is warranted. Our Cancellation Policy may be found here. The Local appoints Locals Compass as the Local’s limited agent solely for the purpose of collecting payment made by Travelers on behalf of the Local.
5. Fees and Payments
Locals are solely responsible to determine the applicable taxes and are hereby required to comply with the applicable tax law and pay any taxes including VAT, surcharges, sales taxes, goods and services taxes, and other similar municipal, state and federal indirect or other withholding and personal or corporate income taxes imposed and levied in connection with Requests made for an itinerary via Locals Compass's Site and Services or the payment thereof and they represent and warrant that they will pay such taxes in time and in compliance with the applicable tax law.
Note that failing to pay such taxes, as ordered by applicable tax law, or failing to comply with any provisions specified in the applicable tax law may prevent such Locals from participating in Locals Compass.
You, as a Traveler, represent and warrant that you will pay all fees and taxes (if and when applicable) for your Itinerary Request at the time of request. Failing to settle your payments including any taxes incurred with your Itinerary Request, will prevent you from receiving your itinerary and from further using Locals Compass's Site and Services.
Notwithstanding the above, Company shall reserve the right, but have no obligation, to withhold any applicable taxes and obtain any other remedies available by law.
The Company may, at any time and at its sole discretion, amend the fee schedule, payment terms and cancellation policy specified on the Site. Any such changes will take effect immediately after being posted on Locals Compass's Site. Locals Compass may deduct foreign currency processing costs from any payment.
Locals Compass may provide a feature through which Users may view the Itinerary Request Amounts in foreign currencies. This information is believed to be accurate, but we do not warrant or guarantee such accuracy. You hereby agree and acknowledge that these views of fees are for your convenience and informational purposes only. You acknowledge that the applicable exchange rate used for currency conversion processing may not be identical to the applicable market rate in effect at the specific time such processing occurs.
6. Cancellation of Itinerary Request
All Reservations are subject to Locals Compass's cancellation policy. Your Itinerary Request shall be deemed canceled only upon receipt of a cancellation request via “email@example.com” and will be applicable only if Local had not initiated work on the Itinerary. The Company reserves the right to cancel an Itinerary Request at any time upon returning full refund of Itinerary Request Amount to the Traveler.
In case a Local cancels Traveler’s Itinerary Request, Company will credit Traveler with the full Reservation Amount such Traveler has paid to Locals Compass. Locals Compass reserves the right to charge the canceling Local with Service Fees. Locals Compass shall not bear any liability for any cost, expense, loss or damage that you may suffer or incur as a result of Local’s or Traveler’s cancellation of an Itinerary Request
Additionally, Locals Compass reserves the right to charge back from Locals the Itinerary Request Amount they received for the Itinerary if upon the receipt of a complaint by a Traveler with respect to Itinerary Locals Compass believes, at its sole discretion, that such itinerary was not compatible with Locals Compass’s standards of service, including in compliance with this Terms, or in case of any misconduct of the Local.
8. Intellectual Property Rights
The Site, the Content and the Company's proprietary assets and any and all intellectual property rights pertaining thereto, including, but not limited to, inventions, patents and patent applications, trademarks, trade names, service marks, copyrightable materials and trade secrets, whether or not registered or capable of being registered (excluding the User Generated Content) (collectively, “Intellectual Property”), are owned by and/or licensed to the Company and are protected by applicable copyright and other intellectual property laws and international conventions. All rights not expressly granted to you hereunder are reserved by the Company and its licensors.
The Terms do not convey to you an interest in or to the Company Intellectual Property but only a limited revocable right of use in accordance with the Terms. Nothing in the Terms constitutes a waiver of the Company’s Intellectual Property under any law.
To the extent you provide any feedbacks, comments or suggestions to Locals Compass (“Feedback”), Locals Compass shall have an-exclusive, royalty-free, fully paid up, worldwide, perpetual and irrevocable license to incorporate the Feedback into any Locals Compass current or future products, technologies or services and use same for any purpose all without further compensation to you and without your approval. You agree that all such Feedback shall be deemed to be non-confidential. Furthermore, you warrant that your Feedback is not subject to any license terms that would purport to require Locals Compass to comply with any additional obligations with respect to any Locals Compass current or future products, technologies or services that incorporate any Feedback.
9. Trademarks and Trade names
“Locals Compass”, Locals Compass™, Company's marks and logo and all other proprietary identifiers used by the Company in connection with the Site and the Services (“Company Trademarks”) are all trademarks and/or trade names of the Company, whether or not registered. All other trademarks, service marks, trade names and logos which may appear on Locals Compass's Site belong to their respective owners (“Third Party Marks”). No right, license, or interest to Company Trademarks and/or to the Third Party Marks is granted hereunder, and you agree that no such right, license, or interest shall be asserted by you with respect to the Company Trademarks or the Third Party Marks and therefore you will avoid using any of those marks.
11. User Generated Content
The Site allows you to upload, post, publish and make available through it, including without limitation on our blog, your own copyrightable materials such as literary works, text, images, text material, photos and any other proprietary materials, including without limitation Locals’ posts on their pages and/or any part thereof and links to copyrightable materials (the “User Generated Content”). Please be sure that while you use the Site you respect the proprietary rights including any intellectual property and privacy rights of third parties who have any rights with respect to the User Generated Content you uploaded to the Site. Locals Compass will not bear any liability for any loss, damage, cost or expense that you may suffer or incur as a result of or in connection with uploading any User Generated Content.
As long as the User Generated Content is subject to the applicable copyright law, such User Generated Content shall remain at all times, and to the extent permitted by law, the sole and exclusive property of the User.
You understand and agree that you are solely responsible for your User Generated Content and the consequences of posting or publishing such material, on the Site, in any way.
You represent and warrant that you are the rightful owner of the User Generated Content you upload to the Site or that you have (and will continue to have) all the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions from the rightful owners of such User Generated Content and that such User Generated Content does not infringe any third party's intellectual property rights or other rights (including without limitation, any privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, or any other intellectual property rights).
IT IS THE USER’S RESPONSIBILITY TO OBTAIN ANY AND ALL CONSENTS REQUIRED UNDER ANY APPLICABLE LAWS, REGARDING THE POSTING OF ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION OF OTHERS WHICH IS PART OF THE USER GENERATED CONTENT, AND TO ADHERE TO ANY APPLICABLE LAWS REGARDING SUCH INFORMATION.
You expressly agree that the User Generated Content will not include any unsolicited promotions, advertising, contests or raffles.
You agree that you will not post or upload any User Generated Content containing content which is unlawful for you to possess, post or upload in the country in which you are resident, or which it would be unlawful for Locals Compass to use or possess in connection with the Site (including but not limited to any content which is defamatory, libelous, pornographic, indecent, harassing, threatening, abusive or fraudulent).
Although Locals Compass has no obligation to screen, edit or monitor any of the User Generated Content, Locals Compass explicitly reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to remove or edit, without giving any prior notice, any User Generated Content available on the Site at any time and for any reason, and you are solely responsible for creating backup copies of and replacing any User Generated Content you post or store on the Site at your sole expense.
When you upload, post, publish or make available any User Generated Content on the Site, you grant to (i) Locals Compass an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable, assignable, fully sub-licensable and worldwide license, to use, reproduce, distribute, transmit, create derivative works of, display, copy, make available to the public and perform that User Generated Content, along with the name that you submit in connection with such User Generated Content, in connection with the Site, whether through the Internet, mobile devices or otherwise, in any media formats and through any media channels known today and developed in the future; and (ii) each User of the Site a non-exclusive and royalty-free license to access your User Generated Content through the Site and to use such User Generated Content solely for personal and non-commercial purposes. The Company may publish and use any User Generated Content without the Users prior consent. You hereby agree and understand that you will not be entitled to prevent any transfer of User Generated Content to any third party. The Company shall not bear any liability for any use by any third party of the User Generated Content. In addition, you hereby explicitly waive any moral right you may have in and to the User Generated Content and forever waive and agree not to claim or assert any entitlement to any and all moral rights in any of the User Generated Content.
Locals Compass TAKES NO RESPONSIBILITY AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY FOR ANY USER GENERATED CONTENT UPLOAD, POSTED, PUBLISHED AND MADE AVAILABLE BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY IN THE SITE, OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE THERETO, NOR IS Locals Compass LIABLE FOR ANY MISTAKES, DEFAMATION, LIBEL, FALSEHOODS, OBSCENITIES OR PORNOGRAPHY YOU OR ANY OTHER THIRD PARTY MAY ENCOUNTER.
12. Interactive Areas
The Site contains a blog in which you or other Users may share and/or review interesting experiences, places, stories and tips about what's happening in the world of travel and social trends in traveling (“Interactive Areas”). You are solely responsible for your use of such Interactive Areas.
As a provider of interactive services, Locals Compass is not liable for any statements, representations or content provided by its Users in its Interactive Area.
Any use of the Interactive Areas or other portions of the Site in violation of the foregoing restrictions specified in Section 9 above and/or in this Section 10, constitutes violation of these Terms and may result, inter alia, in termination or suspension of your rights to use the Interactive Areas and/or the Site.
13. Third Party Services
The Site may contain additional tools and services offered to registered users, such as marketing tools for Locals, that are provided by our third parties authorized service providers ("Third Party Service Operator(s)"). For the activation of such services, you may be required to open a separate account with the Third Party Service Operator and/or integrate such account with an existing Social Network Account.
Note that use of Third Party Service Operators' tools and services is voluntary and you may decide not to use such services or tools and/or to opt-out of and/or not register with Third Party Service Operators.
Additionally, note that any engagement you may have with Third Party Service Operators and/or use of Third Party Service Operators' tools and services offered via the Site is made at your own risk and responsibility and Locals Compass shall bear no responsibility or liability for your use of such service.
14. Misconduct and Copyright Agent
We care for your safety. If you believe a User acted inappropriately including (but not limited to) offensive, violent or sexually inappropriate behavior, please report immediately such person to the appropriate authorities and to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Locals Compass respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide the following information in writing to Locals Compass Copyright Agent: (i) a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright; (ii) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; (iii) a description of the material that you claim to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information sufficient to permit Locals Compass to locate the material; (iv) information so that Locals Compass can contact you, such as address, telephone number and email address; (v) a statement that you believe in good faith that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; (vi) a statement that the information in the notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of a copyright that is allegedly infringed. Locals Compass Copyright Agent can be reached at: email@example.com
Locals Compass has the sole discretion to restrict and/or terminate access to the Site to Users who are deemed to be repeat infringers of third party's copyright works or Users who acted inappropriately as specified above.
15. Linking to Locals Compass's Site and Links to Third Party Websites
We welcome links to any page on our Site. You are free to establish a hypertext link to the Site so long as the link does not state or imply any connection or approval of your website, products and/or services by Locals Compass, and does not portray Locals Compass in a false or otherwise offensive manner. You may not link to our Site from a site that you do not own or have permission to use. In the event that you link to Locals Compass's Site you represent that your site does not contain content that is unlawful, offensive or infringing third party rights. However, we do not permit framing or inline linking.
The Site's availability and functionality depends on various factors, such as communication networks, software, hardware and the Company's services' providers and contractors. Locals Compass does not warrant or guarantee the Site will operate at all times without disruption or interruption, or that it will be immune from unauthorized access or error-free.
17. Changes to the Site
Locals Compass reserves the right to modify, correct, amend, enhance, improve, make any other changes to, or discontinue, temporarily or permanently this Site (or any part thereof, including but not limited to the Content) without notice, at any time. In addition, you hereby acknowledge that the Content provided under this Site may be changed, extended in terms of content and form or removed at any time without any notice to you. You agree that Locals Compass shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of this Site or the Content included therein.
In the event of misleading representation or misconduct on the Site and in connection with the Service or in the framework of Itineraries by Locals through the use of Locals Compass's Site and Services, Locals Compass may decide, in its sole discretion, to credit you with a refund for the Itinerary Request Amount paid or part thereof and charge the Local with this amount. No action of Locals Compass may be construed as accepting any liability other than as mentioned herein.
19. Disclaimers of Warranties
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT LEGALLY PERMISSIBLE, THE SITE, THE CONTENT, THE SERVICES AND THE USER GENERATED CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” “WITH ALL FAULTS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, AND LOCALS COMPASS, INCLUDING ITS VENDORS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, LICENSORS, AGENTS AND SUPPLIERS (“LOCALS COMPASS REPRESENTATIVES”), DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF USE, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND THOSE ARISING FROM A COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE. YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL CONSUMER RIGHTS UNDER YOUR LOCAL LAWS THAT THIS AGREEMENT CANNOT CHANGE.
WE DO NOT WARRANT (I) THAT THE SITE IS OR WILL BE SECURE, TIMELY, ACCURATE, COMPLETE, UNINTERRUPTED, WITHOUT ERRORS, OR FREE OF VIRUSES, DEFECTS, WORMS, OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS OR OTHER PROGRAM LIMITATIONS, (II) THAT WE WILL CORRECT ANY ERRORS OR DEFECTS IN THE SITE; AND/OR (III) OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATION REGARDING THE USE, INABILITY TO USE OR OPERATE, OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE SITE AND/OR THE SERVICES, THE CONTENT AVAILABLE ON THE SITE OR THROUGH THE SITE (INCLUDING THAT THE RESULTS OF USING THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS). THE COMPANY HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THE USE OF THE SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE AVAILABILITY, RELIABILITY OR THE QUALITY OF THE SITE, AND IS NOT AND SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ERROR, FAULT OR MISTAKE RELATED TO ANY CONTENT AND INFORMATION DISPLAYED WITHIN THE SITE.
LOCALS COMPASS IS NOT AND SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION IN ANY ACTIVITY ASSIGNED THROUGH OUR SITE AND SERVICES, INCLUDING THE NATURE AND QUALITY OF THE PLACES, RESTAURANTS AND ACTIVITIES, AND IS NOT AND SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ERROR, FAULT OR MISTAKE OF ANY AND ALL CONTENT AND INFORMATION RECEIVED THROUGH OUR SITE AND SERVICES, INCLUDING BY HOSTS OR GUESTS. THE COMPANY DOES NOT ENDORSE ANY ENTITY, PRODUCT OR SERVICE MENTIONED IN ANY USER GENERATED CONTENT AVAILABLE ON THE SITE. LOCALS COMPASS MAKES NO REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY OR ASSURANCE TO YOU WITH RESPECT TO THE EXISTENCE, SCOPE AND/OR COMPLIANCE AS REQUIRED OR ORDERED BY ANY APPLICABLE LAWS, RULES AND REGULATIONS WITH RESPECT TO SUCH ITINERARIES AND LOCALS COMPASS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY SUCH REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED IN THIS REGARD.
WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE AND HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR ANY ITEM OR SERVICE PROVIDED BY ANY PERSON OR ENTITY OTHER THAN LOCALS COMPASS. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENCES TO YOU OR OTHERS THAT MAY RESULT FROM TECHNICAL PROBLEMS (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION IN CONNECTION WITH THE INTERNET SUCH AS SLOW CONNECTIONS, TRAFFIC CONGESTION, AND OVERLOAD OF SERVERS, DELAYS OR INTERRUPTIONS) OR ANY TELECOMMUNICATIONS OR INTERNET PROVIDERS.
THIRD PARTY SERVICE OPERATORS' SERVICES ARE OFFERED ON AN "AS-IS" BASIS AND LOCALS COMPASS IS NOT AND SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ENGAGEMENT WITH THIRD PARTY SERVICE OPERATORS, INCLUDING, INTER-ALIA: (I) ANY SERVICE AND/OR CONTENT SUPPLIED BY AND/OR TO THIRD PARTY SERVICE OPERATORS; (II) ANY ACT OR OMISSION BASED ON CONTENT SUPPLIED BY THIRD PARTY SERVICE OPERATORS; (III) THE COLLECTION, PROCESSING AND USE OF DATA COLLECTED BY THIRD PARTY SERVICE OPERATORS (IV) YOUR USE OF THE TOOLS AND SERVICES PROVIDED BY THIRD PARTY SERVICE OPERATORS; AND/OR (V) ANY CONFLICT THAT MAY ARISE BETWEEN THE THIRD PARTY SERVICE OPERATOR AND YOURSELF.
YOU AGREE THAT USE OF THE SITE, THE SERVICE, THE USER GENERATED CONTENT AND/OR THE CONTENT IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
INASMUCH AS SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS AS SET FORTH HEREIN, THE FULL EXTENT OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY.
21. Limitation of Liability
THE USE OF LOCALS COMPASS'S SITE AND SERVICES AND PARTICIPATION IN ANY ACTIVITY IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT LEGALLY PERMISSIBLE, IN NO EVENT SHALL LOCALS COMPASS, INCLUDING LOCALS COMPASS'S REPRESENTATIVES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, TORT OR STRICT LIABILITY) (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF GOODWILL, PROFITS OR DATA AND BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) ARISING HEREUNDER, RESULTING FROM OR ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE SITE, THE SERVICES AND/OR THE CONTENT, YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, THE SERVICES AND/OR THE CONTENT AND/OR AN/OR YOUR PARTICIPATION IN ANY ACTIVITY, THE FAILURE OF THE SITE TO PERFORM AS REPRESENTED OR EXPECTED, OR FROM THE PERFORMANCE OR FAILURE OF LOCALS COMPASS TO PERFORM UNDER THESE TERMS, ANY OTHER ACT OR OMISSION OF LOCALS COMPASS BY ANY OTHER CAUSE WHATSOEVER; OR BASED UPON BREACH OF WARRANTY, GUARANTEE OR CONDITION, BREACH OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER LOCALS COMPASS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
IN ANY CASE, WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING AND TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT LEGALLY PERMISSIBLE, LOCALS COMPASS'S AND LOCALS COMPASS'S REPRESENTATIVES TOTAL AGGREGATE LIABILITY FOR ALL DAMAGES OR LOSSES WHATSOEVER ARISING HEREUNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, THE SERVICES OR THE CONTENT SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE SERVICE FEES ACTUALLY PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, TO LOCALS COMPASS FOR USE OF THE SERVICES OR $US1.00, WHICHEVER IS GREATER.
IN AS MUCH AS SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS AS SET FORTH HEREIN, THE FULL EXTENT OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Locals Compass and Locals Compass Representatives from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs, debts, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees) arising from: (i) your use of Locals Compass's Site and/or Services; (ii) your violation of any term of these Terms; (iii) your violation of any third party rights, including without limitation any intellectual property rights or privacy right of such third party in connection with your use of the Site; (iv) the User Generated Content you uploaded through the use of the Site; and/or (v) any damage of any sort, whether direct, indirect, special or consequential, you may cause to any third party with relation to your use of the Site. It is hereby clarified that this defense and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms.
Without derogating from the foregoing, we reserve the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter which is subject to indemnification by you, which will not excuse your indemnity obligations hereunder and in which event you will fully cooperate with us in asserting any available defense. You agree not to settle any matter subject to an indemnification by you without first obtaining our prior express written approval.
23. Amendments to the Terms
The Company may, at its sole discretion, change the Terms from time to time, including any other policies incorporated thereto, so please re-visit this page frequently. In case of any material change, we will make reasonable efforts to post a clear notice on the Site and/or will send you an e-mail (to the extent that you provided us with such e-mail address) regarding such change. Such material changes will take effect seven (7) days after such notice was provided on our Site or sent via e-mail, whichever is the earlier. Otherwise, all other Changes to these Terms are effective as of the stated “Last Revised” and your continued use of the Site on or after the Last Revised date will constitute acceptance of, and agreement to be bound by, those changes. In the event that the Terms should be amended to comply with any legal requirements, the amendments may take effect immediately, or as required by the law and without any prior notice.
At any time, Locals Compass may block your access to the Site and/or temporarily or permanently limit your access to the Site, at its sole discretion, in addition to any other remedies that may be available to Locals Compass under any applicable law. Such actions by Locals Compass may be taken, for example, if Locals Compass deems that you have breached any of these Terms in any manner. Additionally, Locals Compass may at any times, at its sole discretion, cease the operation of the Site or any part thereof, temporarily or permanently, without giving any prior notice. You agree and acknowledge that Locals Compass does not assume any responsibility with respect to, or in connection with the termination of the Site' operation and loss of any data, including the User Generated Content. The provisions of these Terms that, by their nature and content, must survive the termination of these Terms in order to achieve the fundamental purposes of these Terms shall so survive. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the provisions of the Intellectual Property, Warranty Disclaimers, Limitation of Liability, Indemnification and General sections will survive the termination or expiration of the Terms.
The Company may accept advertisements from third parties. Please note that the Company makes no warranties or representations concerning such advertisements, whether or not the Company has control over such advertisements. The Company, advertisers and/or third-parties related thereto may be entitled to certain shares of the earnings for such advertisements. You agree, acknowledge and consent that you will not be entitled to any compensation with respect to such monetary amounts.
All the information contained in such advertisements and commercials belongs solely to the advertisers and the Company makes no warranties or representations in respect of such, whether or not the Company has control over such advertisements or commercials and these are provided on an “AS IS” basis. In any event, the Company will not be liable for any damage or loss incurred to you as a result of or in connection with such advertisements or commercials. The Company, advertisers and/or related third-parties may be entitled to certain shares of the earnings for such advertisements and/or commercials. You agree, acknowledge and consent that no right, title or interest is or shall be granted to you in any way with respect to any revenue share whatsoever in relation thereto.
LOCALS COMPASS AND/OR ITS REPRESENTATIVES ARE NOT OBLIGED TO NOR CAN THEY VERIFY THE ACCURACY OF INFORMATION REPRESENTED IN SUCH ADVERTISEMENTS. THUS, LOCALS COMPASS MAKES NO REPRESENTATION REGARDING THE ACCURACY OF ADVERTISEMENTS.
(a)These Terms constitute the entire Terms and conditions between you and the Company relating to the subject matter herein and supersedes any and all prior or contemporaneous written or oral agreements or understandings between you and the company, (b) these Terms do not, and shall not be construed to create any relationship, partnership, joint venture, employer-employee, agency, or franchisor-franchisee relationship between the parties hereto, (c) any claim relating to Locals Compass's Site and/or Services or its use thereof will be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Israel without reference to its conflict-of-laws principles and the United Nations Convention Relating to a Uniform Law on the International Sale of Goods may not be applied, (d) any dispute arising out of or related to your use of Locals Compass's Site and/or Services will be brought in, and you hereby consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in, the competent courts of Tel-Aviv-Jaffa, Israel. You agree to waive all defenses of lack of personal jurisdiction and forum non-convenience and agree that process may be served in a manner authorized by applicable law or court rule. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Locals Compass may seek injunctive relief in any court of competent jurisdiction, (e) No waiver by either party of any breach or default hereunder will be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default. Any heading, caption or section title contained herein is inserted only as a matter of convenience, and in no way defines or explains any section or provision hereof, (f) YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION THAT YOU MAY HAVE ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE SITE MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED, (g) if any provision hereof is adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable, that provision shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that these Terms shall otherwise remain in full force and effect while most nearly adhering to the intent expressed herein, (h) you may not assign or transfer these Terms (including all rights and obligations hereunder) without our prior written consent and any attempt to do so in violation of the foregoing shall be void. We may assign or transfer these Terms without restriction or notification, (i) no amendment hereof will be binding unless in writing and signed by Locals Compass, and (k) the parties agree that all correspondence relating to these Terms shall be written in the English language.
27. For information, questions or notification of errors, please contact:
If you have any questions (or comments) concerning the Terms, you are most welcome to send us an email and we will make an effort to reply within a reasonable timeframe: firstname.lastname@example.org