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Forks&Trowels is an online platform for users (“Travellers”) to find unique opportunities to explore, participate and partake in meaningful travel experiences including, but not limited to volunteer trips, photo safari’s, wildlife encounters, active adventures, educational trips, cultural immersion, and any other travel with a services, experiential, eco/green, or learning factor (“Services”). These trips may have international or domestic destinations.
Furthermore, Forks&Trowels enables travel operators, hotels and lodges, destination management organization and local activity operators to create organization profiles detailing their opportunities. Through the Site, websites, email and other media, the Services makes accessible various content, including, but not limited to, videos, photographs, images, artwork, graphics, audio clips, reviews, articles, comments, data, text, software, scripts, projects, other material and information, and associated trademarks and copyrightable works (collectively, “Content”).
Travelers, and other visitors and users of the Services (collectively, “Users”) may have the ability to contribute, add, create, upload, submit, distribute, facilitate the distribution of, collect, post, or otherwise make accessible (“Submit”) Content. Users may Submit Content relevant to the Services (“User Submissions”).
Some of our Services may be subject to additional terms and conditions adopted by third party suppliers and your use of those Services is subject to those additional terms and conditions. The Company may, in its sole discretion, refuse to offer the Services to any person or entity and change its eligibility criteria at any time. This provision is void where prohibited by law and the right to access the Services is revoked in those jurisdictions.
You shall not use as a User ID, domain name, and if applicable a fundraising campaign name or term that is the name of another person, with the intent to impersonate that person; is subject to any rights of another person, without appropriate authorization; or is otherwise offensive, vulgar, or obscene. The Company reserves the right to, at any time, for any reason, and without notice: remove or block any User or User Submission; delete, edit, or modify any Content, including, but not limited to, any User Submission; cancel, reject, interrupt, remove, or suspend a fundraising campaign; terminate the use of a volunteer abroad organization that knowingly and willingly adds content that is false, misleading, or inaccurate. The Company reserves the right not to comment on the reasons for any of these actions.
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You further acknowledge and agree that the Company shall not be liable for any damage related to the use of any content, goods, or Services available through any third-party website or resource. Note:Forks&Trowels is not responsible for verifying or guaranteeing the accuracy of any information posted by its users including, but not limited to, Fundraisers, Volunteers, Donors, Advertisers of any kind, Volunteer Organizations, Lodging Operations, Ground Handlers, Tour Planners, Activity Operators, Non-Profits/Charities, and Destination Management Organizations. Any decision to utilize a third-party’s Services is done at YOUR OWN RISK.
You must ensure that all Forks&Trowels content on your site has an accreditation to theForks&Trowels website. Where possible, you must create a functional link back to the Forks&Trowels home page or the site page showing your Campaign. If this is not possible, you must display on – screen the URL from which the Forks&Trowels content can be obtained. You may not directly or indirectly change, edit, add to or produce summaries of theForks&Trowels content or any content on the SEEtheWILD website nor place any full – storyForks&Trowels content in an HTML frame – set. AnyForks&Trowels RSS feed orForks&Trowels content on your site must incorporate an attribution (credit) toForks&Trowels in one of the following forms: ”From Forks&Trowels.com”, or ”This content/article is from Forks&Trowels Website”. If you are displaying a Forks&Trowels RSS feed in a context where a functional link back to the article on the Forks&Trowels’ website is not possible then you must using the following attribution (credit) ”From Forks&Trowels.com”. You may not use any Forks&Trowels logo or other Forks&Trowels trademark without explicit permission from Forks&Trowels.
Forks&Trowels provides its online space to you which may be updated byForks&Trowels from time to time without notice to you. In order to use our online space, you must obtain access to the World Wide Web, either directly or through devices that access web – based content, and pay any Services and/or telephone fees associated with such access. Users and Visitors, Forks&Trowels’ participation in social media is primarily to facilitate its Services. We also keep striving to strengthen our brand. Given the magnitude and scope of the internet, we believe it’s important that when using media that gives the impression of speaking of Forks&Trowels, that below conduct guidelines are followed.
Further, Forks&Trowels social media site articles and comments not complying with our conduct guide will be removed, solely at our discretion. The following is not permitted on our site and our affiliated sites: Comments not topically related to the particular social medium article being commented upon; Profane language or content; Content that promotes, fosters, or perpetuates discrimination on the basis of race, creed, colour, age, religion, gender, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability or sexual orientation; Sexual content or links to sexual content; Conduct or encouragement of illegal activity; Comments in support of or opposition to political campaigns; Information that tend to compromise the safety or security of a person; Content that violates legal ownership interest of any other party; Solicitations for commerce that is not approved and/or authorized by LongTale Travel Inc.; Forks&Trowels strives to use social media responsibly to keep abreast of new trends and topics, and to share information and perspectives by following the above and in addition: We will use ever effort to keep our interactions factual and accurate. If there are any mistakes we will accept responsibility and will publicly correct.
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