1. Introduction

These Website Standard Terms and Conditions written on this webpage shall manage your use of this website, located at https://toptravelstories.com. These Terms will be applied fully and affect your use of this Website. By using this Website, you agree to accept all terms and conditions written here. You must not use this Website if you disagree with any of these Website Standard Terms and Conditions.

  1. Privacy

TopTravelStories is committed to respecting the privacy of all its visitors. Your email address and password are never visible to the general public. TopTravelStories will not pass on or sell any of your personal information to other parties, it is strictly used for the functionality of this Website.

TopTravelStories may collect, store and use information submitted by the users to process registration. This information may be used by TopTravelStories to communicate with you relating to your Website visits.

TopTravelStories may use general information regarding Website usage to improve this Website and develop its features. This general information may also be made known to third parties. These statistics are solely for informative purposes and will not include information to identify an individual.

Information that is publicly visible online might appear in search engine results or be linked to by other Websites.

If you feel that your privacy is being abused in any way by TopTravelStories or by others whereby TopTravelStories could intervene or help, please contact us at contact(AT)toptravelstories.com

  1. Intellectual Property Rights

Other than the user generated content, under these Terms, TopTravelStories and/or its licensors own all the intellectual property rights and materials contained in this Website.

You are granted limited license only for purposes of viewing the material contained on this Website.

  1. Restrictions

You are specifically restricted from all of the following

  • publishing any Website material which you didn’t create, in any other media;
  • selling, sublicensing and/or otherwise commercializing any Website material;
  • publicly performing and/or showing any Website material;
  • using this Website in any way that is or may be damaging to this Website;
  • using this Website in any way that impacts user access to this Website;
  • using this Website contrary to applicable laws and regulations, or in any way may cause harm to the Website, or to any person or business entity;
  • engaging in any data mining, data harvesting, data extracting or any other similar activity in relation to this Website;
  • using this Website to engage in any advertising or marketing.

Certain areas of this Website are restricted from being accessed by you and TopTravelStories may further restrict access by you to any areas of this Website, at any time, in absolute discretion. Any user ID and password you may have for this Website are confidential and you must maintain confidentiality as well.

  1. Your Content

In these Website Standard Terms and Conditions, “Your Content” shall mean any text or images you choose to display on this Website. By submitting Your Content to TopTravelStories, you are granting TopTravelStories a non-exclusive, royalty-free, non-terminable licence right to copy, modify, show in public and create derivative works from Your Content in any form, anywhere. You will not be paid for granting TopTravelStories these rights. TopTravelStories does not claim ownership of Your Content.

By submitting Your Content to TopTravelStories, you are acknowledging that you are fully entitled to do so and that Your Content is your own or you own the rights to use Your Content.

      6. No warranties

This Website is provided “as is,” with all faults, and TopTravelStories expresses no representations or warranties, of any kind related to this Website or the materials contained on this Website. Also, nothing contained on this Website shall be interpreted as advising you.

  1. Limitation of liability

TopTravelStories, including its officers, directors and employees shall not be held liable for any indirect, consequential or special liability arising out of or in any way related to your use of this Website.

  1. Indemnification

You hereby indemnify to the fullest extent TopTravelStories from and against any and/or all liabilities, costs, demands, causes of action, damages and expenses arising in any way related to your breach of any of the provisions of these Terms.

  1. Severability

If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid under any applicable law, such provisions shall be deleted without affecting the remaining provisions herein.

  1. Links and Advertisements

TopTravelStories, as well as third party ad servers displayed on TopTravelStories, may provide links and advertisements to other Websites which are not under the control of, or which are not maintained by, TopTravelStories. The links to any such third party Websites are provided for your convenience and information only. If you access these Websites you do so at your own risk. TopTravelStories is not responsible for the content of those Websites and will not be liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use or your reliance on any such content. The fact that a Website is linked to TopTravelStories does not imply any endorsement or sponsorship by TopTravelStories of that Website or that TopTravelStories is affiliated in any way with the third party operating that third party Website.

Products and services offered for sale or advertised, and other information found on TopTravelStories, may be the products, services and information of third parties. Third party products and services are not provided by TopTravelStories. TopTravelStories provides an interactive environment in which users who are interested in sourcing products or services may find information about them on TopTravelStories. If you purchase third party products and services, your legal relationship will be with the third party supplier and not with TopTravelStories. You must check with any third party supplier as to the terms of provision of such products and services and the costs and charges involved. TopTravelStories may receive fees or commissions from third parties for such products and services. TopTravelStories makes no representations about the accuracy or suitability of the information provided on TopTravelStories. The information is provided ‘as is’ without express or implied warranty. You use the information at your own risk and therefore agree to indemnify TopTravelStories against any security breaches or any other problems that arise from payments through third party sites. TopTravelStories does not control the legality, quality, safety or timeliness of any product or service that is purchased as a result of the use of information contained on TopTravelStories.

  1. Variation of Terms

TopTravelStories is permitted to revise these Terms at any time as it sees fit, and by using this Website you are expected to review these Terms on a regular basis.

  1. Assignment

TopTravelStories is allowed to assign, transfer, and subcontract its rights and/or obligations under these Terms without any notification. However, you are not allowed to assign, transfer, or subcontract any of your rights and/or obligations under these Terms.

  1. Entire Agreement

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between TopTravelStories and you in relation to your use of this Website, and supersede all prior agreements and understandings.

  1. Governing Law & Jurisdiction

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed and interpreted according to Belgian law. As such any disputes arising from this site will fall under the jurisdiction of Belgian law and they have full and exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any issues arising from it.