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Terms of Use

cycle-route.com is intended as a resource site designed to help users find cycle routes within and outside their local area.

A user is anyone who visits this website or accesses its content for the purpose of finding a route, and/or to contributing to the site. Registered users are those that provide personal details and hence are given credentials which can be used to make postings or contribute to routes on the website.

By visiting and making use of the website you automatically indicate your acceptance of and enter into an agreement to be legally bound by these terms and conditions, which takes effect immediately from your first use of the website. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions please exit the site immediately. If you wish to register/submit a route/or contribute in some other way to the site, you will be asked explicitly to accept these terms before proceeding. You will be deemed to have accepted these terms should you continue to use this site, even if subsequent updates to the terms are made.

You will not copy, distribute, scrape or otherwise reproduce any site data or materials specific to cycle-route.com from your use of the website. If you are a registered user you will not disclose or publish your password to any other person/persons or permit anyone to use your credentials on your behalf.

We aim to ensure the information contained on cycle-route is accurate and up to date. However users' postings in the forum or route descriptions or comments or any other form of user contributed data on the site represent the opinions of those users and not those of cycle-route.com and we do not accept any responsibility for any inaccurate information. We reserve the right, but have no obligation to read and/or edit and/or delete any content including but not limited to text and images, on the site if we deem it unsuitable or unacceptable. We encourage users to highlight or point out anything they may find unsuitable and bring it to our attention to assess. We are not obliged to notify any users of their removed content should we deem it unacceptable and delete it from the site.

You warrant that you will not use this Web Site in a manner or for any purpose that is unlawful and/or a criminal offence in England and Wales or to post or otherwise disseminate any material that is defamatory of any person or legal entity (irrespective of justification) or indecent or obscene or racist or offensive or threatening or menacing or abusive or likely to cause annoyance or anxiety to others.

Furthermore, if you access the Web Site from any other legal jurisdiction, you are responsible for complying with the laws of that jurisdiction and you warrant that your use will comply with those laws and agree to indemnify us in respect of any liability (whether criminal or civil) arising from your use in that jurisdiction.

You warrant not to use the web site in any manner that infringes on any person's copyrights or other intellectual property rights or privacy. You agree to only submit postings that you are sure you own the copyright to or have the owner's permission for usage of the material. Any postings you do make on the site, you grant us a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide licence to republish any material you submit to us in any format, including without limitation print and electronic format.

When you register and become a registered user of cycle-route, we collect information about you. The information we collect is stored for our purposes only and is used for but not limited to the functionality of the site. Your information will not be shared with others without your prior consent. We will take all reasonable precautions to keep your details safe and secure. We will comply with the Data Protection Act of 1998. Your information will not normally be passed on to anyone else but we reserve the right to disclose any material under our control, including personal data about you should you breach these terms of use and/or if required by statute, rule of law in England and Wales or court order or when such disclosure is requested by the police or other regulatory authority or is necessary for the purpose of any civil or criminal legal proceedings or for any other purpose permitted for the disclosure of personal information by s.35 of the Data Protection Act 1998.

While we will take appropriate action if notified about any inaccurancy of data supplied or contained on or through our web site, which may include inaccuracies, errors or ommissions, in respect of we shall have no liability. In particular, you may not rely on the accuracy of any route, route description or truthfullness of any postings in the forum made by any user on the web site. You are solely responsible for checking the accuracy of all such material and you agree to accept full responsibility for any actions taken based on decisions you make in reliance to the material.

While cycle-route aims to maintain the operation of the web site, we reserve the right to remove and/or update and/or suspend any feature of function of the site to carry out maintenance or site improvements. We accept no responsibility for any interruptions or failures in the Web Site.

We are not responsible to you or anyone else for any loss, direct, indirect, consequential, special or general damages, liability, cost, disbursement or expense incurred in connection with your use of the Web Site or any software accessible through the Web Site or any delay in accessing or inability to access the Web Site or your reliance upon any of its content.

Nothing in these terms and conditions excludes or limits our liability for any death or personal injury caused by negligence on our part or liability for fraudulent misrepresentation.

Third parties who submit material to us for advertisement on the Web Site are solely responsible for the content of such material, including ensuring that it complies with all relevant legislation. We accept no responsibility for the content of advertising material, including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein.

We take copyright, infringement, defamation and other laws seriously. If you become aware of any material on the Web Site that you believe infringes your legal rights you should immediately notify us about the material. We will investigate all complaints and may at our sole discretion take remedial action, including but not limited to removing the material in question. Depending on what action if any we decide to take, we may contact you to explain our decision but we are not obliged to do so.