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OVERVIEW

This website is operated by GeoCultura Limited.  We are registered in England and Wales under company number 12694449 and have our registered office at Elsley Court, 20-22 Great Titchfield Street, London W1W 8BE.  Throughout the site, the terms “we”, “us”, “our” and GeoCultura refer to GeoCultura Limited.

Please contact us at info@GeoCulturaworld.com.

By using our website, you accept these terms and conditions (Terms) and agree to comply with them.  If you do not accept these Terms, you must not use our website.

Other GeoCultura terms may also apply to you.  If you book tours using our site, the booking terms relating to these will apply to you.  These booking terms can be found here.

Additional policies will also apply to your use of our website.  These are:

  • Our Privacy Policy
  • Our Cookie Policy

We may amend these Terms, booking terms and our policies from time to time.  Any new features or tools which are added to our site shall also be subject to these Terms.

You can review the most current version of the relevant terms and policies at any time on this page.  It is your responsibility to check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the website following the posting of any changes constitutes acceptance of those changes.  

Our Terms were last updated on 20th January 2021. 

GENERAL CONDITIONS

We reserve the right to refuse access to our site and our services to anyone for any reason at any time.

The contents of the site are not intended for any commercial use.

 

How you may use material on our site

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our website, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.  You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of the website, or use or access the website (or any portion of it) without our express written permission.

 

Without limitation to the preceding paragraph:

  • You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our website for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our site.
  • You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
  • Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.
  • You must not use any part of the content on our website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
  • If you print off, copy or download any part of our website in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

 

Do not rely on information on this website

We are not responsible if information made available on this site is not accurate, complete or current. The material on this site is provided for general information only and should not be relied upon or used as the sole basis for making decisions without consulting primary, more accurate, more complete or more timely sources of information.  You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.  Any reliance on the material on this site is at your own risk.

This site may contain certain historical information. Historical information, necessarily, is not current and is provided for your reference only. We reserve the right to modify the contents of this site at any time, but we have no obligation to update any information on our site. You agree that it is your responsibility to monitor changes to our site.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up to date.

Without limiting any of the foregoing paragraphs, occasionally there may be information on our site that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions that may relate to course descriptions, pricing, promotions, offers and availability. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, and to change or update information or cancel orders if any information is inaccurate at any time.

 

We are not responsible for websites we link to

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or the information you may obtain from them.

We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

 

User-generated content is not approved by us

This website may include information and materials uploaded by other users of the site.  This information and these materials have not been checked or approved by us, and any views expressed by these users are their own views.

 

How to complain about content uploaded by other users

If you wish to complain about content uploaded by other users, please contact us.

 

Modifications to our services and prices

Prices for and details of our services, including our courses and tours, are subject to change without notice. We shall not be liable to you or to any third-party for any modification, price change, suspension or discontinuance of any of our services.

 

User comments, feedback and other submissions 

If, at our request, you send certain specific submissions or without a request from us you send creative ideas, suggestions, proposals, plans, or other materials, whether online, by email, by postal mail, or otherwise (collectively, “comments”), you agree that we may, at any time, without restriction, edit, copy, publish, distribute, translate and otherwise use in any medium any comments that you forward to us. We are and shall be under no obligation (1) to maintain any comments in confidence; (2) to pay compensation for any comments; or (3) to respond to any comments.

 

How we may use your personal information

We will only use your personal information as set out in our Privacy Policy.

 

Uploading content to our site

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our site, or to make contact with other users of our site, you must comply with our content standards set out in these Terms.

You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. This means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.

Any content you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you grant us a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty free, transferable licence to use in any manner and media whatsoever (including to reproduce, distribute to third parties, prepare derivative works of, display and perform) that user-generated content.

We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

We have the right to remove any posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with our content standards, or otherwise with these Terms.

You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your content.

 

We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them

We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

 

Rules about linking to our site

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you.

Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with our content standards .  If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact us.

 

Acceptable Use

You may use our site only for lawful purposes. Without limiting any other of these Terms, you may not use our site:

  • in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.
  • in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.
  • for the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way.
  • to bully, insult, intimidate or humiliate any person.
  • to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).

 

You also agree:

  • not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our site in contravention of these Terms.
  • not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:
  • any part of our site;
  • any equipment or network on which our site is stored;
  • any software used in the provision of our site; or
  • any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.

We may from time to time provide interactive services on our site.  Where we do, we will provide clear information to you about the kind of service offered, if it is moderated and what form of moderation is used (including whether it is human or technical).

We will do our best to assess any possible risks for users of any interactive service provided on our site, but we are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any such interactive service.  We expressly exclude our liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of any interactive service by a user in contravention of our content standards, whether the service is moderated or not.

We do not store terrorist content.

 

Content standards

These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to our site, and to any interactive services associated with it.

The content standards must be complied with in spirit as well as to the letter. The standards apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole.  We will determine in our discretion whether any contribution breaches our standards.

A contribution must be accurate (of facts), genuinely held (of opinions) and comply with the law applicable in England and Wales and in any country from which it is posted.

A contribution must not:

  • be defamatory of any person.
  • be obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory.
  • bully, insult, intimidate or humiliate.
  • promote sexually explicit material or include child sexual abuse material.
  • promote violence.
  • promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.
  • infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person.
  • be likely to deceive any person.
  • breach any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence.
  • promote any illegal activity.
  • be in contempt of court.
  • be threatening, abuse or invade another's privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety.
  • be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person.
  • impersonate any person, or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person.
  • give the impression that the Contribution emanates from GeoCultura, if this is not the case.
  • promote or incite any party to commit, or assist any unlawful or criminal act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.
  • contain a statement which you know or believe, or have reasonable grounds for believing, that members of the public to whom the statement is, or is to be, published are likely to understand as a direct or indirect encouragement or other inducement to the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism.
  • contain any advertising or promote any services or web links to other sites.

We may, but have no obligation to, monitor, edit or remove content that we determine in our sole discretion to be unlawful, offensive, threatening, libellous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene or that is otherwise objectionable or violates any party’s intellectual property or these Terms.

When we consider that a breach of either our acceptable use or content standard terms has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.

Failure to comply with our content standards constitutes a material breach of the Terms upon which you are permitted to use our site.  In the event of such a breach we may take all or any of the following actions:

 

  • immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our site.
  • immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any Contribution uploaded by you to our site.
  • issue of a warning to you.
  • legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach.
  • further legal action against you.
  • disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary or as required by law.

 

We exclude our liability for all action we may take in response to breaches of this acceptable use policy. The actions we may take are not limited to those described above, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.

 

Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you

Whether you are a consumer or a business user:

We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.

Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any services to you, which will be set out in the relevant Booking Terms.

If you are a business user of our website:

We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our site or any content on it.

We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

  • use of, or inability to use, our site; or
  • use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.

In particular, we will not be liable for:

  • loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
  • business interruption;
  • loss of anticipated savings;
  • loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
  • any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

If you are a consumer user of our website:

You agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

If defective digital content that we have supplied, damages a device or digital content belonging to you and this is caused by our failure to use reasonable care and skill, we will either repair the damage or pay you compensation.

 

Which country's laws apply to any disputes?

If you are a consumer, please note that these terms of use, their subject matter and their formation, are governed by English law. You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction except that if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.

If you are a business, these terms of use, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.