1. Using Topo Hawk
A. Who can use TopoHawk
Any user 13 years and older may use the TopoHawk website and associated applications. Any use or access by anyone under the age of 13 is prohibited.
Users may use our products, including this website and applications, only if you agree to the TopoHawk terms of service, which is this document, and only in compliance with all applicable laws. By accessing the TopoHawk website or associated applications, you agree to be bound by these terms of service.
Some functions of the TopoHawk websites and applications require a user to create an account. When a user creates a Topo Hawk account, that user must provide TopoHawk with accurate information or that account may be deactivated.
Users may not access or use Topo Hawk if that user has been previously banned from Topo Hawk or otherwise disqualified from using our services.
A. Contributing Content
By contributing new content, such as text, images, video or other types you agree that you have (and will continue to have during your use of all Topo Hawk services) all necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions which are required to enable TopoHawk to use your Content.
B. Our Use of Your Content
By using this site and contributing content you grant TopoHawk a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable licence (with right to sub-licence) to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform that Content, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the your Content (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels. In short users retain ownership of their contributions, but let Topo Hawk use it.
C. Use of TopoHawk Content
Content hosted on the TopoHawk website may not be redistributed in any form without the express written consent of TopoHawk.
Any information accessed through the TopoHawk website or applications is “as is” and without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. Because much of the information on TopoHawk is user generated, TopoHawk is not responsible for wrong information. Users should use good judgment and verify any information found on TopoHawk before trusting it.
Rock Climbing, Ice Climbing and Mountaineering are dangerous and hazardous by their very nature. It is the sole responsibility of the user to get proper instruction and to act safely. The information on this website is solely informative; it does not replace the competent instruction and experience in all phases of climbing and/or mountain travel.
D. Inappropriate Content
TopoHawk reserves the right to remove any of the content you share on our site at any time for any reason. This includes, but not limited to: comments, photos, videos and other content we find inappropriate, distasteful or otherwise undesirable.
E. Digital Millennium Copyright Act
TopoHawk will remove any content found to be infringing on existing copyright. Copyright holders may email the TopoHawk helpdesk (helpdesk [at] topohawk [dot] com) to remove infringing content.
You may terminate these Terms by closing your account or by discontinuing your use of the TopoHawk website and associated applications. Due to TopoHawk’s wiki structure your contributions to TopoHawk may not be removed upon account termination.
The TopoHawk administrators may choose to close, suspend or otherwise alter your account status for any or no reason without notice or liability.
4. Limitation of Liability
Nothing in these Terms shall exclude or limit TopoHawk's liability for losses which may not be lawfully excluded or limited by applicable law.
Subject to the overall provision above TopoHawk shall not be liable to any user for:
The limitations on TopoHawk's liability to any user in paragraph above shall apply whether or not TopoHawk has been advised of or should have been aware of the possibility of any such losses arising.
5. General Terms
These terms can be updated at anytime without notice. The TopoHawk administrators will do their best to notify users of any changes to these terms in a timely fashion.
These Terms and conditions were last updated on November 8th, 2013.