TERMS OF SERVICE with Code of Conduct
By accessing this web server and content on this domain (Rideworld.com), you accept and consent to be obligated without restriction or condition, by these provisions declared in this document. These terms are subject to change without notice.
Explanation of Site
Rideworld.com provides patrons with use of content, resources, site tools, message boards and retail sites through its Web site. You understand and agree that the site may include amusement related advertisements. Unless stated openly, any new content features or tools shall be subject to the "Terms of Service". You understand and agree that the Web site is provided "in its present condition" and that Rideworld, its owner(s), admin(s), moderators(s), and affiliate(s) retain no liability for the inaccuracy, appearance, entirety, and removal of the contents. Furthermore, we are not liable for the delivery or failure to store information or settings for individual users.
Code of Conduct
Members of the RideWarriors club are expected to abide by this code of conduct to ensure the club and the website is always represented in a positive manner. Members attending RideWorld sponsored events or using their RW membership to attend park sponsored enthusiast events should be aware they are representing the club and the website as a whole. Members found to be in violation of this code are subject to Disciplinary Procedures that could lead to having their membership suspended or terminated.
1.) Safety is TOP PRIORITY of the club. Members must ALWAYS abide by any rules and regulations set forth by a park. This includes verbal, written, and posted rules. If a RideWorld member is found to have broken a park rule or regulation, their conduct is subject to review by the club’s membership committee which could result in termination of membership.
2.) A safety violation can include but is not limited to: Standing up on a ride, defeating safety restraints in any way, violating a no camera policy onboard a ride, riding while intoxicated, or trespassing on park property at any time.
3.) If a club member has been banned by any park due to a violation of a park’s safety rules, RideWorld staff members will conduct their own investigation into the matter. If there is sufficient evidence of any safety violation, the member will have their membership terminated.
1.) When attending ANY enthusiast event as a RideWorld member, please remember that you are representing the club and the website. Members are expected to conduct themselves in a manner becoming of a lady or gentleman.
2.) If you are representing RideWorld at a media day, you must dress professionally and act accordingly. Proper attire does NOT include shorts, t-shirts, and sandals. Please keep this in mind when you agree to attend park media events as RideWorld representatives.
3.) If a member is found to act inappropriately at any event where they are representing RideWorld, he/she will be subject to disciplinary action that could include suspension or termination of membership.
4.) If any Ridewarrior member invites a guest to an event using their club membership, he/she will be held responsible of the guest violates any park safey rules and regulations. This could include termination of membership.
1.) When a perspective member applies to become a member of the RideWarriors club, they are subject to a 30 day “probationary” period. During this period, their membership application is examined by the membership committee. If there is reason to believe that any applicant has broken park safety rules or has been known to have been disciplined by a park for violating safety rules, their RideWorld membership will be revoked and their member dues will be refunded. If this occurs after the 30 day probationary period, their membership dues will NOT be refunded.
NO RESALE OR RETRANSMISSION OF PREMIUM MEMBER CONTENT
You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the Rideworld site, use of the Rideworld site, or access to the Rideworld site. This includes, but not limited to, exclusive content that the site releases for members only to view, special guest chats, email account privileges, and any other feature available to premium members ONLY. Anyone caught violating this will be subject to prosecution and have their account removed.
MEMBER REGISTRATION OBLIGATIONS
By completing the registration process on rideworld.com or its sub domains, you confirm that you are at least 13 years old. You also agree to provide factual, correct, up to date and full information about yourself as prompted by the appropriate form and sustain and promptly revise such information to keep it factual, correct, up to date and complete. If you provide any information that is false, erroneous, not up to date or incomplete, or if Rideworld has sensible foundation to believe that such information is false, erroneous, not up to date or incomplete. Rideworld has the right to suspend or close your account and reject any and all present or future use of the sites, features or content on Rideworld.com and its sub domains.
Rideworld is committed to the protection and privacy of all site users, especially minors. As a result of this and the Child Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) we cannot and will not permit member registrations from minors under the age of 13. Additionally, we will not intentionally gather personal information of any person under the age of 13 years.
Member Account, Password and Security
Upon completion of the registration process, you will receive a site username and a password that you establish. By registering on Rideworld.com or any of its sub domains, you agree to:
a.) Preserve the secrecy of your password
b.) Assume full liability for all actions by individuals logging onto and accessing ANY content on the Rideworld.com domain using your account
c.) Without delay, inform Rideworld of any unofficial use of your or any other breach of security that you become aware of.
d.) Make certain that you logout
of your account at the end of each session. Rideworld
is NOT liable for ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE arising from your failure to abide by
Member Rules of Conduct
The following guidelines relate to registered members and visitors to www.rideworld.com and its sub domains that use the services including, but not limited to: premium member portal, photo galleries, specialized content, news submissions, journal entries, message boards, chat rooms, and any other submission of content to the site.
By registering at Rideworld.com and/or any its sub domains, you acknowledge that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, messages, videos, or other materials ("Content"), whether openly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the individual from which such Content originated. This means that you, and Rideworld.com, are entirely accountable for all Content that you upload, post, e-mail, transmit out or otherwise make accessible via the site.
Rideworld does NOT manage the Content posted via the site
and, as such, does not warranty the accuracy, veracity or value of such
Content. You recognize that by using the site, you may be exposed to Content
that is offensive, indecent or disagreeable. Under no condition will Rideworld be legally responsible in any way for any
Content, including, but not limited to, for any inaccuracy or absence in any Content,
or for any harm or damage of any nature sustained as a product of the use of
any Content posted, e-mailed, transmitted or otherwise made accessible by means
of Rideworld.com or any of its sub domains.
You agree to not use the site to:
Upload, post, e-mail or otherwise make
accessible any Content that is unlawful, damaging, hostile, insulting,
irritating, meandering, offensive, vulgar, obscene, slanderous, insidious of
another's privacy, odious, or racially, ethnically, culturally or otherwise objectionable;
Harm minors in any way;
"Stalk", “shadow”, or otherwise harass another member;
Upload, post, e-mail or otherwise make accessible any Content that you
do not have a authority to make available under any law or under contractual
associations (such as inside information, proprietary and private information
discovered or revealed as part of employment associations or under
Upload, post, e-mail or otherwise make available any Content that
infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary
rights of any individual;
Upload, post, e-mail or otherwise make available any unsolicited or
prohibited advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail,"
"spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or
any other form of solicitation, except in those sections that are designated
for such objective;
Upload, post, e-mail or otherwise make available any material that
includes software viruses or any other computer language, files or programs
intended to intrude, damage or reduce the functionality of any computer
software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
Interrupt the normal flow of discussion, cause a screen to
"scroll" more rapidly than other users of the site are able to type,
or otherwise act in a method that negatively changes other users' capability to
engage in real time exchanges;
Obstruct with or disturb the site, servers, networks, domains, and sub
domains associated with Rideworld, or violate any
requirements, procedures, guidelines or rules of sites, servers, networks,
domains and sub domains connected with Rideworld;
Deliberately or inadvertently contravene any applicable local, state,
national or international law;
· Masquerade as any individual or person, including, but not limited to, a Rideworld.com staff member, forum moderator, host or chat guest, or dishonestly assert or otherwise misrepresent your association with an individual or person;
Falsify headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to conceal
the source of any Content transmitted through the site;
Gather or collect personal data about other users.
The above applies to ALL sites and services under the
Rideworld.com domain including, but not limited to, member submissions, message
board use, chat room use, email account usage, and other submissions that are
made in premium member only areas AND public areas.
You acknowledge that Rideworld
does NOT pre-screen Content, but that Rideworld and
its trustees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole
judgment to decline or relocate any Content that is accessible via the site. In
addition, Rideworld and its trustees shall have the
right to eliminate any Content that breaches the Terms of Service or is
otherwise objectionable. You consent that you must assess, and assume all risks
connected with, the use of any Content, including any trust on the accuracy,
totality, or value of such Content. In this respect, you recognize that you may
not rely on any Content released by Rideworld or
submitted to Rideworld, including information in Rideworld Forums, Message Boards, User Profiles, Chat
Rooms, and in all additional sections of the site.
You acknowledge and agree that Rideworld may conserve Content and may also divulge Content if compelled to do so a court of Law or in the good faith credence that such conservation or admission is relatively required to:
(1.) Enforce the terms of service
(2.) Reply to allegations that any Content violates the rights of third-parties
(3.) Act in accordance with legal procedure
(4.) Defend the rights, property, or personal protection of Rideworld, its members and the general public.
Understanding the nature of the Internet, you agree to obey with all local regulations concerning online behavior and suitable Content. Particularly, you agree to obey all applicable laws concerning the broadcast of technical data exported from the United States or the nation in which you live.
CONTENT SUBMITTED OR MADE AVAILABLE FOR INCLUSION ON THE SITE
Rideworld does not claim possession of Content you submit or make accessible for incorporation on the site, with the exception of content published on our Message Boards.
All content and information published on our Message Boards becomes the property of Rideworld and may not be duplicated, copied, mirrored or replicated in any style or manner without prior written consent.
However, in regards to all Content you surrender or make accessible for inclusion on freely available areas of the site, you grant Rideworld the following universal, royalty free and non-exclusive license(s).
With respect to photos, graphics, audio or video you submit or make accessible for inclusion on freely available areas of the site, the authorization to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adjust, freely perform and freely exhibit such Content on the site exclusively for the use for which said Content was submitted or made accessible.
This authorization exists only for as long as you choose to continue to include such Content on the site and will conclude at the time you eliminate or Rideworld eliminates such Content from the site.
"freely accessible" areas of the Rideworld site are those areas that are intended by Rideworld to be accessible to the general public. By way of example, publicly accessible areas of the site would include Rideworld Message Boards and Rideworld User Profiles and Rideworld Chat Rooms that are open to both members and visitors. However, freely accessible areas of the site would NOT include Rideworld Member Features that are restricted to members, or areas not a part of Rideworld such as portions or links of World Wide Web sites that are available through Rideworld.
Site use and Server Storage Space
You acknowledge that Rideworld may ascertain general practices and limits regarding use of the site, including without restraint the maximum number of days that message board Content or other uploaded Content will be retained by the site, the maximum server disk space that will be prearranged on Rideworld's servers on your behalf, and the maximum number of times (and the maximum length for which) you may access the site in a prearranged period of time.
You agree that Rideworld has no responsibility or liability for the removal or failure to store any Content sustained or transmitted by the site. This also includes Site outages that are caused by server hardware failure, Denial of Service attacks, and other instances that will cause Rideworld.com and its sub domains not to function properly. You acknowledge that Rideworld reserves the right to remove accounts that are inactive for an extended period of time. You further acknowledge that Rideworld reserves the right to change these general practices and limits at any time, in its sole discretion, with or without notice.
You agree to indemnify and hold Rideworld, and its owners, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Content you submit, post, transmit or make available through the site, your use of the site, your connection to the site, your violation of the "Terms of Service", or your violation of any rights of another.
CHANGES TO SITE AND SERVICE
Rideworld reserves the right at any time and from time to time to alter or suspend, temporarily or permanently, the site or service (or any part thereof) with or without notification. You agree that Rideworld shall not be accountable to you or to any third party for any alteration, suspension or discontinuance of the site and service(s) offered.
You agree that Rideworld, in its sole judgment, may terminate your password, member account (or any part thereof) or use of the site, and eliminate or dispose of any Content within the site, for any cause, including, without restraint, for lack of use or if Rideworld judges that you have violated or acted contradictorily with the letter or fortitude of the "Terms of Service". Rideworld may also in its sole judgment and at any time discontinue providing the site, or any part thereof, with or without notification. You agree that any loss of your access to the site under any condition of this "Terms of Service" may be realized without prior notice, and acknowledge and agree that Rideworld may immediately disable or delete your member account and all associated information and records in your account and/or bar any further right to use to such files or the site. Further, you agree that Rideworld shall not be legally responsible to you or any third-party for any termination of your right of entry to the site.
ADVERTISER, ASSOCIATE AND THIRD PARTY RELATIONSHIPS
Your communication or business transactions with, or partaking in promotions of, advertisers found on or through Rideworld.com and its sub domains, including compensation and delivery of interrelated goods or services, and any other stipulations, conditions, warranties or depictions associated with such transactions, are exclusively between you and such advertiser. You agree that Rideworld shall not be accountable or liable for any loss or damage of any sort sustained as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the existence of such advertisers on the site.
The Rideworld site and service may make available, or third parties may make available, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because Rideworld has no power over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that Rideworld is not accountable for the accessibility of such outside sites or resources, and does not support and is not accountable or liable for any Content, advertising, products, or other materials on or accessible from said sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that Rideworld shall not be accountable or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss produced or suspected to be produced by or in association with use of or dependence on any such Content, goods or services accessible on or through any such site or resource.
You acknowledge and agree that the site contains proprietary and private information that is protected by valid intellectual property and other laws. You further acknowledge and agree that Content contained in sponsor advertisements or copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws guard information accessible to you through the site or advertisers. Except as specifically endorsed by Rideworld or advertisers, you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create plagiaristic works based on the site, in whole or in part.
Rideworld grants you a individual, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and license to use the object code of its site on a single PC; provided that you do not (and do not allow any third party to) copy, alter, create a plagiaristic work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, allocate, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise move any right in the site or code. You agree not to alter the site or code in any method or appearance, or to use customized versions of the site or code, including (without limitation) for the purpose of gaining unauthorized right of entry to the site. You agree not to access the site by any method other than through the interface that is supplied by Rideworld for use in accessing the site.
DISCLAIMER OF GUARANTEES
THE RIDEWORLD SITE IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND YOU USE IT AT YOUR SOLE RISK RIDEWORLD EXPRESSLY RENOUNCES ALL GUARANTEES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER STATED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR FUNCTION AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
WITHOUT RESTRICTION, RIDEWORLD MAKES NO GUARANTEES THAT THE RIDEWORLD SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, THAT IT WILL BE CONTINUOUS, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, THAT THE RESULTS ATTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE RIDEWORLD SITE WILL BE PRECISE OR CONSISTANT, OR THAT THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL ATTAINED THROUGH THE RIDEWORLD SITE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS.
ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE ATTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE RIDEWORLD SITE IS DONE AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY ACCOUNTABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
FURTHER, PLEASE NOTE THAT NO COUNSEL OR INFORMATION, ATTAINED BY YOU FROM RIDEWORLD STAFF OR THROUGH THE RIDEWORLD SITE SHALL PRODUCE ANY WARRANTY NOT SPECIFICALLY GRANTED IN THESE TERMS OF SERVICE.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOU EXPLICITLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT RIDEWORLD SHALL NOT BE LEGALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, SIGNIFICANT OR CONSUMMATE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INDESCRIBABLE LOSSES (EVEN IF RIDEWORLD HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (I) THE USE OR THE FAILURE TO USE THE RIDEWORLD SERVICE AND/OR PARTICIPATE IN ANY SWEEPSTAKES OR GIVEAWAYS ; (II) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF ALTERNATE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR DEALINGS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE RIDEWORLD SERVICE; (III) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR MODIFICATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (IV) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE RIDEWORLD SERVICE; OR (V) ANY OTHER MATTER CONCERNING THE RIDEWORLD SERVICE OR OPERATION OF THE RIDEWORLD SWEEPSTAKES OR GIVEAWAYS. IN NO OCCURRENCE SHALL RIDEWORLD’S TOTAL LEGAL RESPONSIBILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND SOURCES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, CARELESSNESS), OR OTHERWISE SURPASS THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, FOR ACCESSING THE PREMIUM SERVICES THIS SITE.
EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT PERMIT THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN GUARANTEES OR THE RESTRICTION OR EXCLUSION OF LEGAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE RESTRICTIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Rideworld recognizes the intellectual property privileges of others. If you believe your content has been used on Rideworld.com and its sub domains in a way that creates a copyright violation, please contact us at once to report the violation. All copyright infringement claims should be made in writing and directed to our copyright agent through e-mail and/or fax.
The person responsible for investigating Copyright breaches can be reached by using one of the following contact methods:
Fax- (901) 757-8778
C/O Godsey Consulting
8198 Hunters Meadow Lane
Arlington, TN 38002
Each declaration should contain the following information for our analysis:
1. List of material(s) that are allegedly to be in copyright violations, including location on our site (web page address needed).
2. A tangible or electronic signature of the individual approved to act on behalf of the possessor of the material that is allegedly infringed.
3. Contact information of the individual filing the complaint (including full name, address, phone number, fax number, and email address)
4. An affirmation from the
individual filing the complaint that the information in question is indeed
copyrighted or trademarked by the petitioner.
5. A declaration that the
information in the grievance is correct, and under penalty of lying under oath,
that the complaining party is allowed to act on behalf of the owner of the
material that is supposedly infringed.
All intellectual property infringements will be treated sincerely and examined swiftly.
Any claim or basis of action arising out of or associated to use of the site or the "Terms of Service" must be reported within one (1) year following such claim or the claim is null and void.
Questions or Report Violations
Please Contact Us for answers to questions regarding this policy and to report violations of the "Terms of Service".