NOTE: YOU ARE CONCLUDING A LEGALLY BINDING AGREEMENT.
The mission of ExpeditionQuest
(EQ) is to provide an online community for people who are passionate about
field research, adventure and exploration and who wish to share information and
stories and form groups and expeditions. We work to fulfill this mission by
helping you, your connections, and thousands of other outdoor enthusiasts meet,
exchange ideas, learn, connect, discuss, join expeditions, find opportunities
or employees and make decisions in a network of trusted relationships and
Being part of ExpeditionQuest
means sharing information about yourself with other outdoor enthusiasts,
students and arm-chair adventurers. By default, your account is set up to share
the information that we have found the vast majority of our members are
interested in sharing. But the amount
and type of information you decide to share, and with whom you share it, is up
B. Scope and Intent.
that by registering with ExpeditionQuest or by using our website, including our
mobile applications, developer platform, premium services, or other information
provided as part of the ExpeditionQuestservices (collectively “ExpeditionQuest”
or the “Services”), you are entering into a legally binding agreement with ExpeditionQuest,
Inc., 13110 NE 177th Place, Woodinville, WA 98072 based on the terms
referred to as the “Agreement”) and become an ExpeditionQuest user and member (“User”).
If you are
using ExpeditionQuest on behalf of a company or other legal entity, you are
nevertheless individually bound by this Agreement even if your company has a
separate agreement with us. If you do not want to register an account and
become an ExpeditionQuestUser, do not conclude the Agreement, do NOT click
“JoinExpeditionQuest” and do not access, view, download or otherwise use any ExpeditionQuest
webpage, information or services. By clicking “Join Now,” you acknowledge that
you have read and understood the terms and conditions of this Agreement and
that you agree to be bound by all of its provisions. By clicking “Join Now,”
you also consent to use electronic signatures and acknowledge your click of the
“Join Now” button as one. Please note that the ExpeditionQuestUser Agreement
TYPES OF MEMBERSHIP
A. Standard Membership (Free)
Standard members register to
gain limited access to the EQ website. There is no charge for this level of
membership. Members provide their username, password, location, age and gender
upon joining. Email addresses and passwords are protected and are not shared.
B. Premium (VIP)
members have increased access to most areas of the site, can file their resumes
to join expeditions and seek employment, can create their own profile pages and
interact with other EQ members, can upload stories, videos and news content to
EQ, can download mobiles apps to manage their EQ account and send us news using
mobile devices, and have unlimited use of the ExpeSearch Index and Search
system to locate other EQ members with similar interests.
Applicable laws and this Agreement
You must comply with all
applicable laws, the Agreement, as may be amended from time to time with or
without advance notice, and the policies and processes explained in the
Regarding Content Posted on the ExpeditionQuest Website;
License and warranty for your submissions to ExpeditionQuest.
You own the information you
provide ExpeditionQuest under this Agreement, and may request its deletion at
any time, unless you have shared information or content with others and they
have not deleted it, or it was copied or stored by other users. Additionally,
you grant ExpeditionQuest a nonexclusive, irrevocable, worldwide, perpetual, unlimited,
assignable, sub licensable, fully paid up and royalty-free right to us to copy,
prepare derivative works of, improve, distribute, publish, remove, retain, add,
process, analyze, use and commercialize, in any way now known or in the future
discovered, any information you provide, directly or indirectly to
ExpeditionQuest, including, but not limited to, any user generated content,
ideas, concepts, techniques or data you submit to EQ, without any further
consent, notice and/or compensation to you or to any third parties. Any
information you submit to us is at your own risk of loss.
By providing information to
us, you represent and warrant that you are entitled to submit the information
and that the information is accurate, not confidential, and not in violation of
any contractual restrictions or other third party rights. It is your responsibility
to keep your EQ profile, resume, and ExpeSearch information accurate and
To be eligible to use the
Service, you must meet the following criteria and represent and warrant that
you: (1) are 16 years of age or older or have an EQ Student badge issued by an
EQ Registered educator; (2) are not currently restricted from the Services, or
not otherwise prohibited from having an ExpeditionQuest account, (3) have full
power and authority to enter into this Agreement and doing so will not violate
any other agreement to which you are a party; (4) will not violate any rights
of ExpeditionQuest, including intellectual property rights such as copyright or
You agree to: (1) Keep your
password secure and confidential; (2) not permit others to use your account;
(3) refrain from using other Users’ accounts; (4) refrain from selling,
trading, or otherwise transferring your ExpeditionQuestaccount to another
party; and (5) refrain from charging anyone for access to any portion of
ExpeditionQuest, or any information therein. Further, you are responsible for
anything that happens through your account until you close down your account or
prove that your account security was compromised due to no fault of your own.
To close your account, please visit ExpeditionQuest’scustomer service page.
You indemnify us and hold us
harmless for all damages, losses and costs (including, but not limited to,
reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs) related to all third party claims,
charges, and investigations, caused by (1) your failure to comply with this
Agreement, including, without limitation, your submission of content that
violates third party rights or applicable laws, (2) any content you submit to
the Services, and (3) any activity in which you engage on or through
If you purchase any services
that we offer for a fee, either on a one-time or subscription basis (“Premium
Services”), you agree to ExpeditionQueststoring your payment card information.
You also agree to pay the applicable fees for the Premium Services (including,
without limitation, periodic fees for premium accounts) as they become due plus
all related taxes, and to reimburse us for all collection costs and interest
for any overdue amounts. Your obligation to pay fees continues through the end
of the subscription period during which you cancel your subscription. You may
cancel your Premium Services at any time on your Account page.You also
acknowledge that ExpeditionQuest’s Premium Services are subject to this
Agreement and any additional terms related to the provision of the Premium
G.Notifications and Service Messages.
For purposes of service
messages and notices about the Services to you, ExpeditionQuest may place a
banner notice across its pages to alert you to certain changes such as
modifications to this Agreement. Alternatively, notice may consist of an email
from ExpeditionQuest to an email address associated with your account, even if
we have other contact information. You also agree that EQ may communicate with
you through your EQ account(Inbound Page) or through other means including email, mobile
number, telephone, or delivery services including the postal service about your
ExpeditionQuest account or services associated withExpeditionQuest. Please
review your Account Settings to control what kind of messages you receive from
EQ. You acknowledge and agree that EQ shall have no liability associated with
or arising from your failure to maintain accurate contact or other information,
including, but not limited to, your failure to receive critical information
about the Service.
ExpeditionQuestmay offer the
Services through applications built using
ExpeditionQuest’s platform. Examples of EQ Applications include its
smart phone applications (Mobile App for Iphone and Android, VENUS – Voice
Activated News Update System, CIRRUS – Climate Information Regional Reporting
Update System, etc. ), and EQ’s “Share” buttons and other interactive plugins
distributed on websites across the web. If you use an ExpeditionQuest
Application or interact with a website that has deployed a plugin, you agree
that information about you and your use of the Services, including, but not
limited to, your device, your mobile carrier, your internet access provider,
your physical location, and/or web pages containing ExpeditionQuest plugins
that load in your browser may be communicated to us.
Further, by importing any of
your ExpeditionQuest data through the EQ Application, you represent that you
have authority to share the transferred data with your mobile carrier or other
access provider. In the event you change or deactivate your mobile account, you
must promptly update your ExpeditionQuest account information to ensure that
your messages are not sent to the person that acquires your old number and failure
to do so is your responsibility. You acknowledge you are responsible for all
charges and necessary permissions related to accessing ExpeditionQuest through
your mobile access provider. Therefore, you should check with your provider to
find out if the Services are available and the terms for these services for
your specific mobile devices.
Finally, by using any
downloadable application to enable your use of the Services, you are explicitly
confirming your acceptance of the terms of the End User License Agreement
associated with the application provided at download or installation, or as may
be updated from time to time.
User-to-User Communication and Sharing (ExpeSearch, Messages, Stories, etc).
various forums such as News, Expedition Field Reports, CIRRUS discussions,
forums, updates, stories and blogs,
video galleries and more where you can post your observations and comments on
designated topics. EQ also enables sharing of information by allowing users to
post updates, including links to news articles and other information such as
job opportunities, product recommendations, and other content to their profile
and other parts of the site such as the Expedition Channels.
EQ may close or disable
anyExpeditionQuest groups, blogs and
discussions and remove content from
them if the content violates this Agreement or others’ intellectual property
Please note that ideas you
post and information you share may be seen and used by other Users. Therefore,
if you have an idea or information that you would like to keep confidential
and/or don’t want others to use, or that is subject to third party rights that
may be infringed by your sharing it, do not post it to any EQ group, into your
Stories or Updates, or elsewhere on EQ. EXPEDITIONQUEST IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR
A USER’S MISUSE OR MISAPPROPRIATION OF ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION POSTED ON ANY
You should carefully read
is hereby incorporated into this Agreement by reference, and governs our
treatment of any information, including personally identifiable information you
submit to us. Please note that certain information, statements, data, and
content (such as photographs, stories and videos) which you may submit to
ExpeditionQuest or ExpeSearch,may reveal your gender, nationality, location, age, and/or other
personal information about you. You acknowledge that your submission of any
information, statements, data, and content to us is voluntary on your part.
On the condition that you
comply with all your obligations under this Agreement, including, but not
limited to, the Do’s and Don’ts Section, we grant you a limited, revocable,
nonexclusive, nonassignable, nonsublicenseable license and right to access the
Services, through a generally available web browser, mobile device or
application (but not through scraping, spidering, crawling or other technology
or software used to access data without the express written consent of EQ (or its Users), view information and use the
Services that we provide on EQ webpages and in accordance with this Agreement. Any other use of ExpeditionQuest contrary to
our mission and purpose such as using information gathered from ExpeditionQuestcommercially,
unless expressly authorized by EQ is strictly prohibited and a violation of
this Agreement. We reserve all rights not expressly granted in this Agreement,
including, without limitation, title, ownership, intellectual property rights,
and all other rights and interest in ExpeditionQuest and all related items,
including any and all copies made of the EQ website.
OUR RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS.
For as long as
ExpeditionQuest continues to offer the Services, EQ shall provide and seek to
update, improve and expand the Services. As a result, we allow you to access
ExpeditionQuest as it may exist and be available on any given day and have no
other obligations, except as expressly stated in this Agreement. We may modify,
replace, refuse access to, suspend or discontinue ExpeditionQuest, partially or
entirely, or change and modify prices for all or part of the Services for you
or for all our users in our sole discretion. All of these changes shall be
effective upon their posting on our site or by direct communication to you unless
otherwise noted. ExpeditionQuest further reserves the right to withhold, remove
and or discard any content available as part of your account, with or without
notice if deemed by EQ to be contrary to this Agreement. ExpeditionQuest has no
obligation to store, maintain or provide you a copy of any content that you or
other Users provide when using the Services.
Disclosure of User Information.
You acknowledge, consent and
agree that we may access, preserve, and disclose your registration and any
other information you provide if required to do so by law or in a good faith
belief that such access or disclosure is reasonably necessary in our opinion to:
(1) comply with legal process, including, but not limited to, civil and
criminal subpoenas, court orders or other compulsory disclosures; (2) enforce
this Agreement; (3) respond to claims of a violation of the rights of third
parties, whether or not the third party is a User, individual, or government
agency; (4) respond to customer service inquiries; or (5) protect the rights,
property, or personal safety of ExpeditionQuest, our Users or the public.
Disclosures of User
information to third parties other than those required to provide customer
support, administer this agreement, or comply with legal requirements are
addressed in the Privacy
Connections and Interactions with other Users.
You are solely responsible
for your interactions with other Users. ExpeditionQuest may limit the number of
connections you may have to other Users and may, in certain circumstances,
prohibit you from contacting other Users through use of the Services or
otherwise limit your use of the Services. ExpeditionQuest reserves the right,
but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other members and to
restrict, suspend, or close your account if EQ determines, in our sole
discretion, that doing so is necessary to enforce this Agreement.
SOME COUNTRIES AND
JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED TERMS IN CONTRACTS WITH
CONSUMERS AND AS A RESULT THE CONTENTS OF THIS SECTION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
DO NOT RELY ON
EXPEDITIONQUEST, ANY INFORMATION THEREIN, OR ITS CONTINUATION. WE PROVIDE THE PLATFORM
FOR EXPEDITIONQUEST AND ALL INFORMATION AND SERVICES ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS
AVAILABLE” BASIS. EXPEDITIONQUEST DOES NOT CONTROL OR VET USER GENERATED
CONTENT FOR ACCURACY. WE DO NOT PROVIDE ANY EXPRESS WARRANTIES OR
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT
PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES
AND REPRESENTATIONS, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, ACCURACY OF DATA, AND
NONINFRINGEMENT. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED OR HARMED BY EXPEDITIONQUEST OR
ANYTHING RELATED TO EXPEDITIONQUEST, YOU MAY CLOSE YOUR EQ ACCOUNT AND
TERMINATE THIS AGREEMENT IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 7 (“TERMINATION”) AND SUCH
TERMINATION SHALL BE YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY.
EQ IS NOT RESPONSIBLE, AND
MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES FOR THE DELIVERY OF ANY MESSAGES (SUCH
AS INBOUND MESSAGES, POSTING OF UPDATES OR NEWS, OR TRANSMISSION OF ANY OTHER
USER GENERATED CONTENT) SENT THROUGH EQ TO ANYONE. IN ADDITION, WE NEITHER
WARRANT NOR REPRESENT THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE WILL NOT INFRINGE THE RIGHTS
OF THIRD PARTIES. ANY MATERIAL, SERVICE, OR TECHNOLOGY DESCRIBED OR USED ON THE
WEBSITE MAY BE SUBJECT TO INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OWNED BY THIRD PARTIES
WHO HAVE LICENSED SUCH MATERIAL, SERVICE, OR TECHNOLOGY TO US.
EXPEDITIONQUEST DOES NOT
HAVE ANY OBLIGATION TO VERIFY THE IDENTITY OF THE PERSONS SUBSCRIBING TO ITS
SERVICES, NOR DOES IT HAVE ANY OBLIGATION TO MONITOR THE USE OF ITS SERVICES BY
OTHER USERS OF THE COMMUNITY; THEREFORE, EQ DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR
IDENTITY THEFT OR ANY OTHER MISUSE OF YOUR IDENTITY OR INFORMATION. IN THE CASE
OF EXPESEARCH, WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATION AS TO THE AUTHENTICITY OR VALIDITY OF
ANY CRITERIA REGARDING SKILLS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE OF EQ MEMBERS AS PUT
FORTH IN THE INDEX FORM AND MEMBER RESUMES. EQ DIGITAL BADGES MAY BE ISSUED TO
JOURNALISTS, EXPEDITIONS AND EDUCATORS
WHO HAVE PROVIDED A MINIMAL AMOUNT OF INFORMATION (IE: A WEBSITE PAGE OR
EMAIL ADDRESS SHOWING THEIR AFFILIATION) HOWEVER, EQ MAKES NO CLAIM AS TO THE
AUTHENTICITY OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED TO EQ AND THEREFORE CANNOT FOR CERTAIN
GUARANTEE BADGE RECIPIENTS ARE WHO THEY SAY THEY ARE . STUDENT BADGES ARE ISSUED BY REGISTERED EQ
EDUCATORS AND EQ MAKES NO WARRANTY AS TO THE AUTHENTICITY OF THE STUDENT
EXPEDITIONQUEST DOES NOT
GUARANTEE THAT THE SERVICES IT PROVIDES WILL FUNCTION WITHOUT INTERRUPTION OR
ERRORS IN FUNCTIONING. IN PARTICULAR, THE OPERATION OF THE SERVICES MAY BE
INTERRUPTED DUE TO MAINTENANCE, UPDATES, OR SYSTEM OR NETWORK FAILURES. EQ
DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES CAUSED BY ANY SUCH INTERRUPTION OR ERRORS
IN FUNCTIONING. FURTHERMORE, EXPEDITIONQUEST DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY
MALFUNCTIONING, IMPOSSIBILITY OF ACCESS, OR POOR USE CONDITIONS OF THE
EXPEDITIONQUEST SITE DUE TO INAPPROPRIATE EQUIPMENT, DISTURBANCES RELATED TO
INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS, TO THE SATURATION OF THE INTERNET NETWORK, AND FOR
ANY OTHER REASON.
Mutual rights of termination.
You may terminate this Agreement,
for any or no reason, at any time, with notice to ExpeditionQuest pursuant to
Section 9.C. This notice will be effective upon EQ processing your notice. EQ may
terminate the Agreement and your account for any reason or no reason, at any
time, with or without notice. This cancellation shall be effective immediately
or as may be specified in the notice. For avoidance of doubt, only
ExpeditionQuest or the party paying for the services may terminate your access
to any Premium Services. Termination of your ExpeditionQuest account includes
disabling your access to EQ and may also bar you from any future use of
Misuse of the Services.
restrict, suspend or terminate the account of any User who abuses or misuses
the Services. Misuse of the Services abusing the ExpeSearch Messaging services;
creating multiple or false profiles; using the Services commercially without
ExpeditionQuest’s authorization, infringing any intellectual property rights,
violating any of the EQ Do’s and Don’ts listed in Section 10, or any other
behavior that ExpeditionQuest, in its sole discretion, deems contrary to its
purpose. In addition, EQ has adopted a policy of terminating accounts of Users
who, in EQ’s sole discretion, are deemed to be repeat infringers under the
United States Copyright Act.
Law and Forum for Legal Disputes
This Agreement or any claim,
cause of action or dispute (“claim”) arising out of or related to this
Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the state of Washington regardless
of your country of origin or where you access ExpeditionQuest. You and EQ agree that all claims arising out of or
related to this Agreement must be resolved exclusively by a state or federal
court located in King County, Washington, except as otherwise agreed by the
parties. You and ExpeditionQuest agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction
of the courts located within King County, Washington for the purpose of
litigating all such claims. Notwithstanding the above, you agree that ExpeditionQuestshall
still be allowed to apply for injunctive remedies (or an equivalent type of
urgent legal relief) in any jurisdiction.
If any provision of this
Agreement is found by a court of competent jurisdiction or arbitrator to be
illegal, void, or unenforceable, the unenforceable provision will be modified
so as to render it enforceable and effective to the maximum extent possible in
order to effect the intention of the provision; and if a court or arbitrator
finds the modified provision invalid, illegal, void or unenforceable, the
validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions of this
Agreement will not be affected in any way.
Where ExpeditionQuest has
provided you with a translation of the English language version of this
the translation is provided for your convenience only and that the English
documentation, including additional terms of service for Premium Services, will
govern your relationship with ExpeditionQuest.
Notices and Service of Process.
In addition to Section 2.h.
(“Notices and Service Messages”), we may notify you via postings on www.expeditionquest.com. You may contact us here:
NE 177th Place
ExpeditionQuest accepts service of process at this address. Any notices that
you provide without compliance with this section on Notices shall have no legal
You agree that this
Agreement constitutes the entire, complete and exclusive agreement between you
and us regarding the Services and supersedes all prior agreements and
understandings, whether written or oral, or whether established by custom,
practice, policy or precedent, with respect to the subject matter of this
Agreement. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may
apply when you use or purchase certain other ExpeditionQuest services,
third-party content or third party software.
Amendments to this Agreement.
We reserve the right to
modify, supplement or replace the terms of the Agreement, effective upon
posting at www.expeditionquest.com or notifying you otherwise. For
example, EQ presents a banner on the site when we have amended this Agreement
your continued use of the site. If you do not want to agree to changes to the
Agreement, you can terminate this Agreement at any time per Section 7 (Termination).
No Injunctive Relief.
In no event shall you seek
or be entitled to rescission, injunctive or other equitable relief, or to
enjoin or restrain the operation of the Service, exploitation of any
advertising or other materials issued in connection therewith, or exploitation
of the Services or any content or other material used or displayed through the
G.Potential Other Rights and Obligations.
You may have rights or
obligations under local law other than those enumerated here if you are located
outside the United States.
EXPEDITIONQUEST USER/MEMBER “DOS” and “DON’TS.”
As a condition to access
ExpeditionQuest, you agree to this User Agreement and to strictly observe the
following DOs and DON’Ts:
Comply with all applicable laws, including, without limitation, privacy
laws, intellectual property laws, export control laws, tax laws, and regulatory
Provide accurate information to us and update it as necessary;
Review and comply with notices sent by ExpeditionQuest concerning the
Use the Services in a professional manner, and
Protect sensitive personal information such as your email address, phone
number, street address, or other information that is confidential in nature.
Don’t do this:
Posting inappropriate, inaccurate, or objectionable content to
Publish inaccurate information in the designated fields on the profile form
and ExpeSearch Index forms (e.g., do not include a link or an email address in
the name field);
Create a user profile for anyone other than a natural person;
Harass, abuse or harm another person, including sending unwelcomed communications
to others using ExpeditionQuest;
Upload a profile image that is not your likeness.
Use or attempt to use another's account without authorization from the
Company, or create a false identity on ExpeditionQuest;
Upload, post, email, send via ExpeSearch to Inbound pages, transmit or
otherwise make available or initiate any content including stories that:
Falsely states, impersonates or otherwise misrepresents your identity,
including but not limited to the use of a pseudonym, or misrepresenting your
current or previous positions and qualifications, or your affiliations with a
person or entity, past or present;
Misrepresents your academic, technical and outdoor credentials on the
Expesearch Index Form.
Is unlawful, libelous, abusive, obscene, discriminatory or otherwise
Adds to a content field content that is not intended for such field (i.e.
submitting a telephone number in the “title” or any other field, or including
telephone numbers, email addresses, street addresses or any personally
identifiable information for which there is not a field provided by
Includes information that you do not have the right to disclose or make
available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships.
Infringes upon patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights or other
Includes any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional
materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any
other form of solicitation. This prohibition includes but is not limited to (a)
using EQ Stories or Expesearch to connect to people who don’t know you and then
sending unsolicited promotional messages to those direct connections without
their permission; and (b) installing inline links in blogs and stories which lead to promotional sites for
Contains software viruses, worms, or any other computer code, files or
programs that interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer
software or hardware or telecommunications equipment of ExpeditionQuest or any
User of ExpeditionQuest;
Duplicate, license, sublicense, publish, broadcast, transmit, distribute,
perform, display, sell, rebrand, or otherwise transfer information found on
ExpeditionQuest (excluding content posted by you) except as permitted in this
Reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, decipher or otherwise attempt to
derive the source code for any underlying intellectual property used to provide
the Services, or any part thereof.
Utilize or copy information, content or any data you view on and/or obtain
from ExpeditionQuest to provide any service that is competitive, in
ExpeditionQuest’s sole discretion, withExpeditionQuest;
Imply or state, directly or indirectly, that you are affiliated with or
endorsed by ExpeditionQuest unless you have entered into a written agreement with
ExpeditionQuest (this includes, but is not limited to, representing your
expedition as endorsed by ExpeditionQuest) without written permission.
Adapt, modify or create derivative works based on ExpeditionQuest or
technology underlying the Services, or other Users’ content, in whole or part,
except as authorized in writing by ExpeditionQuest.
Rent, lease, loan, trade, sell/re-sell access to ExpeditionQuest or any
information therein, or the equivalent, in whole or part;
Sell, sponsor, or otherwise monetize an EQ group or any other service or
functionality of ExpeditionQuest, without the express written permission of EQ.
Deep-link to the Site for any purpose, (i.e. including a link to an EQ web page other than ExpeditionQuest’s home
page) unless expressly authorized in writing by ExpeditionQuest or for the
purpose of promoting your profile, story, or a group or Expedition site on EQ.
Remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices
contained in or on ExpeditionQuest, including those of both EQ and any of its
Remove, cover or otherwise obscure any form of advertisement included on
Collect, use, copy, or transfer any information, including, but not limited
to, personally identifiable information obtained from ExpeditionQuestexcept as
expressly permitted in this Agreement or as the owner of such information may
Share information of non-Users without their express consent;
Infringe or use ExpeditionQuest’s brand, tradenames, logos and/or
trademarks without the express consent of EQ.
Use manual or automated software, devices, scripts robots, other means or
processes to access, “scrape,” “crawl” or “spider” any web pages or other
services contained in the site;
Use bots or other automated methods to access ExpeditionQuest, add or
download contacts, create databases, send or redirect messages, or perform other
activities through ExpeditionQuest, unless explicitly permitted by
Engage in “framing,” “mirroring,” or otherwise simulating the appearance or
function of EQ’s website;
Duplicate any portion of the Expesearch Indexing Form in whole or part
without the express written consent of ExpeditionQuest.
Attempt to or actually access ExpeditionQuest by any means other than
through the interfaces provided by ExpeditionQuest such as its mobile
application or by navigating to http://www.expeditionquest.com using a web browser. This prohibition
includes accessing or attempting to access ExpeditionQuest using any
third-party service, including software-as-a-service platforms that aggregate
access to multiple services.
Attempt to or actually override any security component included in or
Engage in any action that directly or indirectly interferes with the proper
working of or places an unreasonable load on ExpeditionQuest’s infrastructure,
including, but not limited to, sending unsolicited communications to other
Users or EQ personnel, attempting to gain unauthorized access to EQ, or
transmitting or activating computer viruses through or on ExpeditionQuest;
Interfere with or disrupt or game ExpeditionQuest or the Services,
including, but not limited to, any servers or networks connected to
ExpeditionQuest, in particular ExpeditionQuest’s search algorithms.
COMPLAINTS REGARDING CONTENT POSTED ON THE EXPEDITIONQUEST WEBSITE.
We built EQ to help you connect
with other outdoor enthusiasts who are passionate about field research,
adventure and exploration. To achieving this purpose, we encourage our Users to
share truthful and accurate information. We also respect the intellectual
property rights of others. Accordingly, this Agreement requires that
information posted by Users be accurate and not in violation of the
intellectual property rights or other rights of third parties. To promote these
objectives, ExpeditionQuest provides a process for submission of complaints
concerning content posted by our Users. Our policy and procedures can be found
ExpeditionQuest Content and Copyright Policy