Welcome to RhodesGuide.com. When using the RhodesGuide.com website and its services (the "RhodesGuide.com Service"), you agree to the terms and conditions listed on this page (the "Terms of Service"). If you do not agree to these Terms of Service please do not use the RhodesGuide.com Service and do not register for membership.
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General Terms of Service
You are permitted to use the RhodesGuide.com Service for personal, non-commercial purposes only.
By using the RhodesGuide.com Service, you agree to be legally bound and to abide by the Terms of Service, just as if you had signed this Agreement. If you do not comply with these Terms of Service at any time, RhodesGuide.com reserves the right to terminate your access to the RhodesGuide.com Service. RhodesGuide.com may discontinue or alter any aspect of the RhodesGuide.com Service, including, but not limited to,
(i) restricting the time the RhodesGuide.com Service is available,
(ii) restricting the amount of use permitted, and
(iii) restricting or terminating any user's right to use the RhodesGuide.com Service, at RhodesGuide.com's sole discretion and without prior notice or liability.
In order to permit RhodesGuide.com to protect the quality of its products and services, you hereby consent to RhodesGuide.com employees being able to access your account and information on a case by case basis to investigate complaints or other allegations or abuse. RhodesGuide.com shall not disclose the existence or occurrence of such an investigation unless required by law.
Content and Materials
You acknowledge that the RhodesGuide.com Service may contain information, software, photos, video, text, graphics, music, sounds or other material (collectively, "Content") that are protected by copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets or other proprietary rights. The RhodesGuide.com name and logo are trademarks of RhodesGuide.com. All other trademarks appearing on the RhodesGuide.com Service are trademarks of their respective owners. RhodesGuide.com's partners may also have additional proprietary rights in the content that they make available through the RhodesGuide.com service. You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit, any of the Content, in whole or in part, except that you may download one copy of the materials on any single computer for your personal, non-commercial home use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Modification of the materials or use of the materials for any other purpose, including use of any such material on any other web site or networked computer environment is strictly prohibited. In the event you download software provided by RhodesGuide.com, the software, including any files, images incorporated in or generated by the software, and data accompanying the software (collectively, the "Software") are licensed to you by RhodesGuide.com. RhodesGuide.com does not transfer title to the Software to you. You may not redistribute, sell, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise reduce the Software to a human-readable form.
Creating a Profile
If you select to establish a password protected profile on RhodesGuide.com - which is required only if you want to personalize the RhodesGuide.com Service, or take advantage of such other services as may be offered only to users with a profile -- you agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the RhodesGuide.com Service's registration form (such information being the "Registration Data") and maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it accurate. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, or incomplete, or RhodesGuide.com has reasonable grounds to suspect that such is the case, RhodesGuide.com has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the RhodesGuide.com Service (or any portion thereof).
Message Board Guidelines
The RhodesGuide.com Service provides access to online message boards.
harm minors in any way;
upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, RhodesGuide.com personnel, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
RhodesGuide.com reserves the right to prohibit the distribution or publication of any material containing any solicitation of funds, promotion, advertising, or solicitation for goods or services that has not been approved by RhodesGuide.com in writing in advance of distribution.
You agree to not use the RhodesGuide.com Service (including RhodesGuide.com's message boards) to:
forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Service;
upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party;
upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation, except in those areas that are designated for such purpose;
upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
interfere with or disrupt the RhodesGuide.com Service or servers or networks connected to the RhodesGuide.com Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the RhodesGuide.com Service;
intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including, but not limited to, regulations promulgated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, any rules of any national or other securities exchange, including, without limitation, the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange or the NASDAQ, and any regulations having the force of law;
"stalk" or otherwise harass another member or user of the RhodesGuide.com Service; or collect or store personal data about other users or members.
You acknowledge that all Content, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. This means that you are entirely responsible for all Content that you post, email or otherwise transmit via the RhodesGuide.com Service. RhodesGuide.com does not control all of the Content posted via the RhodesGuide.com Service and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. You understand that by using the RhodesGuide.com Service, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will RhodesGuide.com be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed or otherwise transmitted via the RhodesGuide.com Service.
(1) comply with the law or comply with legal process served on RhodesGuide.com;
(2) protect and defend the rights or property of RhodesGuide.com; or
(3) act in an emergency to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.
All communications on RhodesGuide.com, including message board communications, are public and not private communications. Although RhodesGuide.com reserves the right to remove without notice any posting for any reason, we have no obligation to delete content that you may find objectionable or offensive. By uploading materials to any bulletin board or submitting any materials to us, you automatically grant (or warrant that the owner of such materials has expressly granted) us a perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from and distribute such materials or incorporate such materials into any form, medium, or technology now known or later developed throughout the universe. In addition, you warrant that all so-called "moral rights" in those materials have been waived.
Use of the RhodesGuide.com bulletin boards by persons under the age of 13 is prohibited.
RhodesGuide.com reserves the right to monitor some, all, or no areas of the RhodesGuide.com Service for adherence to these or other rules that may be published from time to time. RhodesGuide.com may revoke your registration privileges and/or take any other appropriate measures to enforce these guidelines if violations are brought to our attention. Further, RhodesGuide.com, in its sole discretion, may terminate your membership or participation in any Forum for any reason.
If at our request you send content (e.g., postings to chat, boards, or contests) or you send us creative suggestions, ideas, notes, drawings, or other information (collectively, the "Submissions"), such Submissions shall be deemed, and shall remain, the property of RhodesGuide.com. None of the Submissions shall be subject to any obligation of confidence on the part of RhodesGuide.com, and RhodesGuide.com shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of any Submissions. Without limitation of the foregoing, RhodesGuide.com shall exclusively own all now known or hereafter existing rights to the Submissions of every kind and nature throughout the universe and shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the Submissions for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to the provider of the Submissions.
Links and Search Results
The RhodesGuide.com Service may provide, or third parties may provide, search results or other links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because RhodesGuide.com has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that RhodesGuide.com is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that RhodesGuide.com shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS OF WARRANTIES:
THE RHODESGUIDE.COM SERVICE IS OWNED AND PRODUCED BY WEBLAND STUDIOS GREECE AND ITS SUBSIDIARY AND AFFILIATE CORPORATIONS, SUCCESSORS, AND ASSIGNS (COLLECTIVELY REFERRED TO HEREIN AS "RHODESGUIDE.COM").
THE RHODESGUIDE.COM SERVICE IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND YOU USE IT AT YOUR SOLE RISK. RHODESGUIDE.COM EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS.
WITHOUT LIMITATION, RHODESGUIDE.COM MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE RHODESGUIDE.COM SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, THAT IT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, THAT THE RESULTS OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE RHODESGUIDE.COM SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, OR THAT THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL OBTAINED THROUGH THE RHODESGUIDE.COM SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS.
ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE RHODESGUIDE.COM SERVICE IS DONE AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
FURTHER, PLEASE NOTE THAT NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM RHODESGUIDE.COM PERSONNEL OR THROUGH THE RHODESGUIDE.COM SERVICE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY PROVIDED FOR IN THESE TERMS OF SERVICE.
Disclaimer Regarding 3rd Party Sites
RhodesGuide.com makes no guarantees as to the sites and information located worldwide throughout the Internet which you may access as a result of the use of the RhodesGuide.com Service, including as to:
(i) the accuracy, currency, content, or quality of any such sites and information, or
(ii) whether any search using the RhodesGuide.com Service may locate unintended and objectionable content.
Limitation of Liability
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT RHODESGUIDE.COM SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF RHODESGUIDE.COM HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM:
(i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE RHODESGUIDE.COM SERVICE;
(ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE RHODESGUIDE.COM SERVICE;
(iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA;
(iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE RHODESGUIDE.COM SERVICE; OR
(v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE RHODESGUIDE.COM SERVICE.
IN NO EVENT SHALL RHODESGUIDE.COM'S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THIS SITE.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
YOU ARE ENTIRELY RESPONSIBLE FOR MAINTAINING THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF YOUR PASSWORD AND ACCOUNT. FURTHERMORE, YOU ARE ENTIRELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY AND ALL ACTIVITIES WHICH OCCUR UNDER YOUR ACCOUNT. YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, DEFEND AND HOLD HARMLESS RHODESGUIDE.COM, ITS PARENTS, AFFILIATES AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, CONSULTANTS AND AGENTS FROM ANY AND ALL THIRD PARTY CLAIMS, LIABILITY, DAMAGES AND/OR COSTS (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ATTORNEYS FEES) ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF OUR SERVICES, YOUR VIOLATION OF THE TERMS OF SERVICE OR YOUR INFRINGEMENT, OR INFRINGEMENT BY ANY OTHER USER OF YOUR ACCOUNT, OF ANY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OR OTHER RIGHT OF ANY PERSON OR ENTITY. YOU AGREE TO IMMEDIATELY NOTIFY RHODESGUIDE.COM OF ANY UNAUTHORIZED USE OF YOUR ACCOUNT OR ANY OTHER BREACH OF SECURITY KNOWN TO YOU.
Termination and Modification
You agree that RhodesGuide.com, in its sole discretion, may terminate your password, account (or any part thereof) or use of the RhodesGuide.com Service, and remove and discard any Content within the RhodesGuide.com Service, for any reason, including, without limitation, for lack of use or if RhodesGuide.com believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of the Terms of Service. Further, you agree that RhodesGuide.com shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to the RhodesGuide.com Service. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, add, or remove portions of these Terms of Service at any time. Please check back at this webpage periodically for changes. Your continued use of RhodesGuide.com following the posting of changes to these terms (including our Community Guidelines) will mean you accept those changes.
Governing Law and Other Miscellaneous Terms
These terms and conditions of use are governed in accordance with Greek law, EU law and the relevant international treaties. If any part of these Terms and Conditions is determined to be legally invalid or unenforceable, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed and removed, whereas the remainder of the Terms and Conditions shall continue in effect. These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between RhodesGuide.com and the user, governing access and use of this website service, and is between the two parties only. No modification of these terms and conditions will be taken into account or by any means constitute a part of this agreement, unless it is put down and gets embodied in it.
Bibliography and Copyright notices
Appart from its own sources, RhodesGuide.com currently also uses the following recommended sources as guidelines for information:
GNTO (Greek National Tourism Organisation Travel Guides), http://www.gnto.gr
Rhodes Explorer, (c) Explorer Editions
Rhodes Guide 2003, (c) Athinorama Guides, http://www.athinorama.gr