and United States copyright and trademark laws protect all of the content
featured on the Rideworld.com and it’s sub domains, unless otherwise stated.
This document is subject to change without prior notice.
The brand name(s), title(s), Rideworld ™, Rideworld.com ™ Rideworld Premium Portal ™, Thrillride’s Premium Portal ™, Ride Warrior’s Club and Ride Warrior ™ are trademarks of Godsey Consulting and/or Ridewarrior, Inc. and are pending United States registered trademarks.
The title(s), phrase(s) Wild Rumors/Random Notes (SM), Rideworld Portal (SM), “Thrilly” Awards (SM) are service marks used to identify services provided on this Web site.
These recognized trademarks (TM) and service marks (SM), may not be reproduced in any form or manner without the express written consent of the owner, Godsey Consulting/Ridewarrior, Inc. Unofficial use may represent a violation of state, federal and international law. We reserve the entitlement to seek damages for unauthorized usage.
information, content, images and code on the Rideworld Web site is the
intellectual property of Godsey Consulting/Ridewarrior Inc. and is copyright ©
2002-2003, unless otherwise stated. This includes, but is not limited to, all
images, photographs, copy, written content, HTML and programming code. The
content contained herein (http://www.rideworld.com
and any other sub domains of Rideworld.com) may not be used, sold, reproduced,
mirrored, duplicated, distributed or copied in any form or manner, without the
preceding written permission of the owner, Godsey Consulting/Ridewarrior, Inc.
Electronic mail (e-mail) is not considered an acceptable form of written
Unless otherwise stated on the individual page, all photographs displayed on the Rideworld.com domain are the property of Godsey Consulting and Ridewarrior, Inc. copyright 2002-2003, all rights reserved. All pictorial data conveyed on the domain, regardless of ownership, may not be sold, reproduced, mirrored, duplicated or copied without the preceding written permission of the respective owner. For all resources and subject matter used by Rideworld.com, but owned by another, consent must be first acquired from the rightful owner before any part may be copied, distributed, reproduced, sold, or used. The author of the work retains all rights. In any case regardless of consent, content may not be mirrored from the Web server hosting the Rideworld.com domain at http://www.rideworld.com and it’s sub domains.
Rideworld showcases information on, but not limited to theme parks, thrill rides, roller coasters, amusement parks, and amusement ride manufacturers. The owner(s), admin(s) contributor(s), content provider(s) and associate(s) of this site reserve the right to modify the information at any time without notice.
Every effort is taken to insure the accuracy of the information presented on this web site, but Rideworld the owner(s), webmaster(s), author(s), producer(s) and affiliate(s) do not accept responsibility for the accuracy, completeness or authenticity of any of the information contained herein on this web site. This web site and the information presented is provided "as is" without any warranties or guarantees of any kind.
This document describes our policy regarding information collected or received during your visit to our Rideworld.com. Please note that the amount and type of information gathered will vary depending upon your usage.
Rideworld, it's owner(s), webmaster(s), author(s), producer(s) and affiliate(s), make no representation or warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or authenticity of the information contained in any hyperlink or web site that we link to. Please note that hyperlinks are not to be taken as an endorsement by Rideworld. Use of any hyperlink is done so at your own risk and you willingly accept all risks and liability of doing so.
Please note hyperlinks are not to be taken as an endorsement by Rideworld. Your linking to any off-site pages or web sites is done at your own risk and you willingly accept the risks and liability of doing so.
Limitations of Liability
Rideworld can in no way guarantee your confidential use of this web site. The owner(s), webmaster(s), author(s), producer(s) and affiliate(s), shall not be held responsible for any harm that you or any person may suffer as a result of any breach of confidentiality in respect to your use of this site or any personal information you release to this site.
Collection of Personal Data
You can visit the Rideworld Web site without revealing any personal, identifiable information. The only information collected during a normal visit is your IP address, browser version, type of computer operating system, referring URL (if any) and a record of the content you viewed, along with the date and time of those requests. During normal browsing we do not collect or store information such as your name, mailing address or email address.
We simply gather this general information to generate reports that measure site usage activity. This information is used to improve the site experience and observe the activity on our servers. We may also share this information with advertisers and affiliates for information purposes. There are sections or features on the site that will require you to submit personal, identifiable information to obtain access or use these features. The gathering, treatment and application of this information will be discussed below.
Cookies are bits of information that a web server assigns to your PC’s hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Cookies are safe and in most cases are used to improve your online use by storing your user name, preferences, sessions and other features while using a Web site.
Web browsers are generally set to accept cookies by default. If you'd prefer not to accept cookies then you can change the preferences on your browser to not accept cookies or to alert you prior to accepting one.
Some of our cookies sent and stored on your local computer may contain personal identifiable information such as your name, user name or ID and other information that possibly could be tracked to you.
During your visit to Rideworld we will record your activity by collecting and storing your IP address along with the requests for content from our servers for the purposes of statistics reporting, system administration, and security.
An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you're on the Internet. Servers use the assigned IP address to identify your computer.
When you request content from our web servers your IP address is automatically logged. For general use you may remain anonymous to us since our web logs do not contain personal, identifiable information connected and/or linked to your IP address.
There are exceptions to linking personal identifiable information to your IP address. When using our message boards, chat rooms, user profiles, member registration, polls, features that require you to sign in or contacting us by email, then your IP address may be noted and logged along with any personal information you voluntarily or are required to submit. This information may contain but is not restricted to your name, home address and email address.
of Individual Information
There are occasions or circumstances on this Web site that may require you to submit personal information to our Web servers. This information such as your name, mailing address, or email address is received, gathered and stored on our web servers. Rideworld is concerned about your privacy and therefore we take measures to ensure that the information we collect is secure from outside sources.
In certain sections, the personal information you submit may be accessible to other visitors of Rideworld. If it is your desire to remain completely unidentified then you should not join or use features of the site that require you to submit personal information.
Please be aware that whenever you give out personal information online - for example, via chat rooms, discussion forums, message boards or user profiles -- information can be collected and used by people and/or third parties you don't know. While it is our goal to guard our users' privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose for public display, and therefore you do so at your own risk.
Rideworld follows strict guidelines to protect your personal information. In general it is our policy not to share personal information with outside sources and third parties, unless our purpose to do so is acknowledged in this document.
Rideworld policy will NOT sell, trade, rent or otherwise disclose your personal information to third parties, unless permission is granted or the proposed use is acknowledged at the time of gathering, apart from for the following situations:
To guard the security and reliability of Rideworld.com and its affiliates; To preserve the rights, property, and security of Rideworld, our creator(s), users, or others; To impose or apply our Terms of Service agreement; To take safety measures against legal responsibilities; To act in response to judicial procedures; or To the degree allowable under other requirements of law, to supply information to law enforcement or for an inquiry on matter connected to public protection.
In these situations, we preserve the right to discharge any and all of your personal information if we trust that such release is plausibly required.
users should be aware that personal, identifiable information may be gathered
by third parties without our knowledge in our chat rooms, discussion forums,
message boards, user profiles and anywhere else where this information is
displayed for public utilization. The information in these areas of the site is
on public display, as a result we cannot defend or stop the gathering of this
Rideworld and its affiliates may use information gathered from this web site to create demographic statistics, which may be shared with third parties such as advertisers. The data shared does NOT contain private, identifiable information unless permission was given at the time of compilation for such a use.
Should immunity to our information distribution policy exist, full discovery will be made at the instance of gathering.
Electronic Mail (E-mail)
In some circumstances we may gather and/or store your email address. Rideworld is concerned about unsolicited email, otherwise known as “SPAM”. As a result, it is our policy not to vend or distribute any email address with third parties, unless approval is given or the proposed use is plainly acknowledged at the time of gathering. Conversely, we do reserve the entitlement to use your email address for in-house use.
On occasion you may receive email from Rideworld for enlightening or endorsement purposes. If at any time you desire to be removed from our mailing lists please send a request through email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the email address to be removed and if appropriate a copy of the message you received prompting your call to be removed. We guarantee to respect your request and eliminate your email address from any future mailings.
As stated above, Rideworld does NOT use third parties for the serving and/or targeting of ads, promotions and other marketing-messages on the site. All of our advertising on the site is controlled and ran by Rideworld.com and its staff. Also, Rideworld.com does NOT use ads that appear on your screen while browsing, otherwise known as “Pop Up, “Pop Down”, “Pop Over”, and “Pop Under” advertisements. Rideworld.com has made a commitment to staying free of these types of ads and our membership fees allow us to do so. As long as our operating costs continue to come in, we will stay free from these style of ads.
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