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TERMS OF SERVICE Last Revised: August 28 , 2018 

The following terms and conditions (the “Terms of Service” or “Agreement”) constitute an agreement between you, whether as a casual visitor or a registered user (“User”, “you” or “your”) and Tripendy BVBA. and its affiliates, successors and assigns (“Tripendy”, “us”, “our” or ‘we”), the operator of the www.tripendy.com website (collectively, the “Site”) and all content and features contained therein, as well as the Tripendy blog, newsletter, email notifications or any related applications provided by us (collectively, the “Services”), regarding your use of Tripendy Site and/or Services.

BY ACCESSING THE SITE, UTILIZING ANY OF THE SERVICES AND/OR REGISTERING WITH US, YOU SIGNIFY THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF SERVICE INCLUDING OUR PRIVACY POLICY, WHICH IS INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE.

Modifications to the Terms of Service 

Tripendy, in its sole and absolute discretion, may make changes or modifications to the Site or to this Agreement (including any policies or agreements which are incorporated by reference herein) at any time and without prior notice to you, and such changes or modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting to this Site. You acknowledge and agree that (i) Tripendy may notify you of such changes or modifications by posting them to this Site and (ii) your use of this Site or the Services after such changes or modifications have been made (as indicated by the “Last Revised” date at the top of this page) shall constitute your acceptance of this Agreement as last revised. In addition, Tripendy may occasionally notify you of upcoming changes or modifications to this Agreement by email. We therefore recommend that you keep your account information including, but not limited to, your email address, current.

Eligibility

Registration This Site and the Services found at this Site are available only to Users who can form legally binding contracts under applicable law. If you are visiting this Site from a country other than the country in which our servers are located, your communications with us may result in the transfer of information (including your User information) across international boundaries. By visiting this Site and communicating electronically with us, you consent to such transfers.

You may be asked to register in order to use certain Services including, but not limited to, The Tripendy blog and newsletter. You agree to provide accurate, current and complete information about yourself as requested or directed on the Services and to promptly update this information to maintain its accuracy.

Tripendy has the right to suspend or terminate your registration and to refuse any and all current or future use of the Services if it suspects that such information is inaccurate or incomplete.

Your Use of the Site and Services

You acknowledge and agree that: Your use of the Site and the Services including any content you submit, will comply with this Agreement and all applicable local, state, national and international laws, rules and regulations. You will not impersonate another User, or collect or harvest (or permit anyone else to collect or harvest) any User Content (as defined below) or any non-public or personally identifiable information about another User or any other person or entity without their express prior written consent. You will not use this Site or the Services in a manner (as determined by Tripendy in its sole and absolute discretion): that is illegal, infringing, defamatory, harassing, abusive; that violates the privacy or publicity rights of another User or any other third party; or that is otherwise objectionable.

You will not use this Site or the Services for any form of hate. You will not use this Site or the Services: to send spam or other unsolicited bulk email; for computer or network hacking or cracking; or to transmit any viruses, worms, bugs, Trojan horses or other code, files or programs designed to, or capable of, disrupting, damaging or limiting the functionality or security of the Site or the Services.

You will not copy or distribute in any medium any part of the Site or the Services, except where expressly authorized by Tripendy. You will not access Tripendy Content or User Content (as those terms are defined below) through any technology or means other than through this Site itself, or as Tripendy may designate. You will not use this Site or the Services found at this Site, including any of Tripendy’s related technologies, for any commercial use without Tripendy’s express prior written consent. Tripendy reserves the right to modify, change, or discontinue any aspect of this Site or the Services found at this Site at any time.

Intellectual Property

The content on this Site and the Services found at this Site, including without limitation the text (such as the articles found on the Tripendy blog or in the Tripendy newsletter), software, scripts, source code, API, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos and interactive features and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein (“Tripendy Content”), are owned by or licensed to Tripendy in perpetuity, and are subject to copyright, trademark, and/or patent protection in Belgium and foreign countries, and other intellectual property rights under the Belgian, foreign and international laws.

Tripendy Content is provided to you “as is”, “as available” and “with all faults” for your information and personal, non-commercial use only and may not be downloaded, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any purposes whatsoever without the express prior written consent of Tripendy. No right or license under any copyright, trademark, patent, or other proprietary right or license is granted by this Agreement. Tripendy reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to Tripendy Content, this Site and the Services found at this Site, and this Agreement do not transfer ownership of any of these rights.

The Site and the Services have been specially designed to present Tripendy in a unique format and appearance. We are concerned about the integrity of Tripendy Content when it is viewed in a setting created by a third party that includes advertising or other materials that we have not authorized to be displayed with our content. Neither you nor any third party shall make use of Tripendy Content in any manner that constitutes an infringement of our rights, including copyright, or that has not been authorized by us.

Our Use of User Content

Some of the features of this Site or the Services found at this Site may allow Users to view, post, publish or share their ideas, opinions, preferences or feedback (e.g., through a “like” or “comment” function) relating to Tripendy’s news articles or current events (“User Content”). By posting or publishing User Content to this Site or to the Services found at this Site, you represent and warrant to Tripendy that:

(i) you have all necessary rights to distribute User Content, either because you are the sole author and owner of the User Content and have the right to distribute the same, or because you have the appropriate distribution rights, licenses, consents, and/or permissions to use, in writing, from the copyright or other owner of the User Content; and (

ii) you do not violate the rights of any third party. You shall be solely responsible for any and all of your User Content and the consequences of, and requirements for, distributing it.

Tripendy has no obligation, either express or implied, to treat your User Content as confidential, to develop or use your User Content and no compensation is due to you or to anyone else for any intentional or unintentional use of your User Content.

You acknowledge and agree that Tripendy may be working on the same or similar content, it may already know of such content from other sources, it may simply wish to develop this (or similar) content on its own, or it may have taken / will take some other action.

If you post or publish your User Content to this Site, you authorize Tripendy to use the intellectual property and other proprietary rights in and to your User Content to enable inclusion and use of the User Content in the manner contemplated by this Site and this Agreement. Accordingly, you hereby grant Tripendy a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicensable (through multiple tiers), and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, combine with other works, display, and perform your User Content in connection with this Site and Tripendy’s business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing all or part of this Site in any media formats and through any media channels without restrictions of any kind and without payment or other consideration of any kind, or permission or notification, to you or any third party.

The above licenses granted by you in your User Content terminate within a commercially reasonable time after you remove or delete your User Content from this Site.

You understand and agree, however, that Tripendy may retain (but not distribute, display, or perform) server copies of your User Content that have been removed or deleted.

Our Monitoring of User Content

Tripendy reserves the right, but has no obligation, to pre-screen User Content and decide whether any item of User Content is appropriate and/or complies with this Agreement. Tripendy may remove any item of User Content and/or terminate a User’s access to this Site or the Services found at this Site for posting or publishing any material in violation of this Agreement, or for otherwise violating this Agreement (as determined by Tripendy in its sole and absolute discretion), at any time and without prior notice. If Tripendy terminates your access to this Site or the Services found at this Site, Tripendy may, in its sole and absolute discretion, remove and destroy any data and files stored by you on its servers.

Links to Third-Party Websites

This Site and the Services found at this Site may contain links to third-party websites that are not owned or controlled by Tripendy. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and do not constitute an endorsement by Tripendy of the content on such websites nor of the business practices of those operating those websites. Tripendy has no control over and assumes no responsibility for the content, terms and conditions, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites.

In addition, Tripendy does not censor or edit the content of any third-party websites. By using this Site or the Services found at this Site, you expressly release Tripendy from any and all liability arising from your use of any third-party website. Accordingly, Tripendy encourages you to be aware when you leave this Site or the Services found at this Site and to review the terms and conditions, privacy policies, and other governing documents of each other website that you may visit.

Indemnity

To the maximum extent permitted by law, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless Tripendy its and affiliates, and their directors, officers, managers, employees, shareholders, agents, and licensors, from and against all claims, demands, disputes, losses, expenses, damages, and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising out of or in relation to these Terms or your use of the Services.

Tripendy reserves the right to assume the exclusive defense of any claim for which we are entitled to indemnification under this Section. In such event, you shall provide us with such cooperation as is reasonably requested by us.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

Your access to and use of these Services is at your sole risk. If you are dissatisfied with any of the materials contained on the Site or in the Services, or with any of these Terms, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue accessing and using the Site and/or Services.

THE SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE “AS IS.” Tripendy” DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. THERE MAY BE DELAYS, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, AND INACCURACIES IN THE NEWS, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIALS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SERVICES. WE DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE OF NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICES OR ANY INFORMATION OR GOODS THAT ARE AVAILABLE OR ADVERTISED OR SOLD THROUGH THE SERVICES. WE DO NOT PROVIDE OR AUTHORIZE THE PROVISION OF MEDICAL, LEGAL, OR OTHER PROFESSIONAL ADVICE THROUGH THE SERVICES, AND SO WE DISCLAIM ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF MEDICAL, LEGAL, OR OTHER PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION THAT IS CONTAINED WITHIN THE SERVICES; RATHER THAN RELYING ON THIS INFORMATION, YOU SHOULD SEEK ADVICE FROM A QUALIFIED PROFESSIONAL. WE DO NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING, NOR DO WE ENDORSE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, OR RELIABILITY OF ANY ADVICE, OPINION, STATEMENT, OR OTHER MATERIAL OR DATABASE DISPLAYED, UPLOADED, OR DISTRIBUTED IN THE SERVICES OR AVAILABLE THROUGH LINKS IN THE SERVICES. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CORRECT ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE SERVICES. ALTHOUGH WE INTEND TO TAKE REASONABLE STEPS TO PREVENT THE INTRODUCTION OF VIRUSES, WORMS, “TROJAN HORSES,” OR OTHER DESTRUCTIVE MATERIALS TO THE SERVICES, WE DO NOT GUARANTEE OR WARRANT THAT THE SERVICES OR MATERIALS THAT MAY BE DOWNLOADED FROM THE SERVICES DO NOT CONTAIN SUCH DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES. WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR HARM ATTRIBUTABLE TO SUCH FEATURES. IF YOU RELY ON THE SERVICES OR ANY MATERIALS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SERVICES, YOU DO SO SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.

Tripendy , its affiliates, and their directors, officers, managers, employees, shareholders, agents, and licensors are not liable for incidental, indirect, consequential, special, punitive, or exemplary damages of any kind, including lost revenues or profits, loss of business, or loss of data, in any way related to the Services or for any claim, loss, or injury based on errors, omissions, interruptions, or other inaccuracies in the Services (including without limitation as a result of breach of any warranty or other term provided in these Terms). Any claim against us shall be limited to the amount you paid, if any, for use of the Services.

Contact Information

If you have any questions about this Agreement, please contact us via email info@tripendy.com or regular mail at the following address: Tripendy, Ankerrui 9, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium