Legal information

Intro/agreement

Tripleblaze.com is an outdoor information website owned and operated by Blue Spruce Ventures LLC of Decatur, Georgia, USA.

Please read this agreement carefully before accessing or using tripleblaze.com. By accessing or using tripleblaze.com, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth below. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, you may not access or use tripleblaze.com and should immediately cease such use. Blue Spruce Ventures LLC may modify this agreement at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon notice, which may be accomplished by posting the modified agreement online or via email. Using tripleblaze.com and/or services following such notice shall be deemed your acceptance of the changes to this agreement. You agree to review these terms of service periodically to be aware of such modifications and your continued access or use of the site and/or the services shall be deemed your acceptance of the modified agreement.

Mission/Values

Tripleblaze.com exists to share information and resources related to camping and hiking. The majority of the information presented on tripleblaze.com is USER GENERATED by outdoor enthusiasts around the world and in many cases has not been reviewed for accuracy. In order to provide useful and current outdoor information, tripleblaze.com relies on its members to abide by the core values, mission, and vision as outlined below.

Core Values

  • Honesty in all communication and interaction
  • Respect for others and for the environment
  • Accountability for communications and actions
  • Adaptability to community needs and desires
Mission
To be the most comprehensive information source for outdoor enthusiasts around the world.

Vision
Informing and entertaining the outdoor world.

Accuracy/completeness/limitation of liability/warranties

Blue Spruce Ventures LLC does not and cannot review all content posted on tripleblaze.com, and we are not responsible for such content. However, we do reserve the right to delete or edit any reviews or other postings that are not, at our sole discretion, in keeping with our mission and/or core values. Blue Spruce Ventures LLC has the final say in any content changes made for editorial or other reasons.

Furthermore, tripleblaze.com does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any content presented. Tripleblaze.com neither endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy and reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement made on any Blue Spruce Ventures LLC media property (online, print, video).

Tripleblaze.com makes no representation that any published content is appropriate or authorized for use in all countries, states, provinces, counties, or jurisdictions; if you choose to access this site, you do so on your own initiative and risk and are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws. We are not responsible for any errors or inaccuracies in the content, including, but not limited to, reviews, videos, maps, and photographs. If you discover any errors or inaccuracies, please contact us so that we may edit or remove dubious content. The information provided on this site is provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, tripleblaze.com disclaims all warranties, express or implied.

In addition, Blue Spruce Ventures LLC CANNOT GUARANTEE: a) uninterrupted, error-free, or secure use of tripleblaze.com to include both subscription and free tools and services; b) that any information obtained therein is accurate, reliable or complete; c) that defects will be corrected; d) that any information (data) stored on tripleblaze.com will not be lost or removed (to include data, photos, reviews, maps, videos, et al) or e) that any software, services, sites or server(s) on which tripleblaze.com services and sites are hosted are free of viruses or other harmful components. Your use of tripleblaze.com and any information or materials provided on or through tripleblaze.com is entirely AT YOUR OWN RISK.

Under no circumstances shall tripleblaze.com be liable for any direct, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use or the inability to use the content or the performance of the information, services, products and materials referenced on this site, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. In addition, tripleblaze.com shall not be liable for any action taken in response to or as a result of any information available on this or any partner website.

Copyright/licensing

By contributing or submitting reviews, message board postings, photographs, videos, geographic data, or any other content, you automatically grant (or warrant that the owner of such rights has expressly granted) Blue Spruce Ventures LLC an irrevocable, royalty-free, transferable and worldwide right and license to use, copy, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from and sell and distribute such materials or incorporate such materials into any form, medium or technology without compensation to you. In addition, you warrant that all so-called moral rights in those materials have been waived. None of the materials shall be subject to any obligation of confidence on the part of Blue Spruce Ventures LLC.

This Web site is owned and operated by Blue Spruce Ventures LLC. All content included on our site, such as photographs, illustrations, images, and text (referred to as "content") is owned by Blue Spruce Ventures LLC or third parties. All content is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. You may view and download content for your personal, noncommercial use only, provided you keep intact all credits and copyright and proprietary notices. To reproduce, republish, distribute or publicly perform or display or use the content for any other purpose, you must first obtain our express written permission.

Blue Spruce Ventures LLC respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask that our users do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied, and is accessible on a tripleblaze.com or any Blue Spruce Ventures LLC website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, you should notify Blue Spruce Ventures LLC via email (info@bluespruceventures.com).

Privacy

Blue Spruce Ventures LLC and tripleblaze.com collect personal information from you when you register on our website. We will only collect your personal information if you choose to share it with us. When you register with tripleblaze.com, we may ask for your email address, username, city, state, country, and/or zip code. Your registration information is stored in a database at tripleblaze.com. Any additional information you may be asked to provide is completely voluntary.

Blue Spruce Ventures LLC also automatically records non-personal information including your Internet Protocol address, browser format and system information on its Web server logs.

Other companies that place advertisements on our pages or offer products on our website may collect information about you when you click on their content. Any information collected by these companies is not subject to this Privacy Policy.

Blue Spruce Ventures LLC uses the information collected from you to confirm the validity of submitted reviews and/or content, contact winners of sweepstakes or contests, customize our services, improve the content of our website, and provide you with our newsletter. Tripleblaze.com may also use the information for internal purposes, such as studying our users' preferences and improving usability.

We use the information collected regarding the activity on our website (such as the number of viewers and the pages commonly visited) on an anonymous basis. We may aggregate this anonymous information and use it to improve our products and services or provide this information to our advertisers.

Tripleblaze.com.com websiteÕs server, or the servers of companies that are used to operate this site, may place a "cookie" on your computer in order to allow you to use the website and to personalize your experience.

A "cookie" is a small piece of data that can be sent by a web server to your computer, which then may be stored by your browser on your computerÕs hard drive. Cookies allow tripleblaze.com.com to recognize your computer while you are on its website and help customize your online experience and make it more convenient for you. Cookies are also useful in allowing more efficient log-in for users, tracking transaction histories and preserving information between sessions. The information collected from cookies may also be used to improve the functionality of the website.

The advertisers and/or other content providers that may appear on this website may also use cookies that are not sent by tripleblaze.com.comÕs website. Such ads or content may contain cookies that help track and target the interests of users of this website in order to present "personalized" advertisements or other messages that the user might find interesting. tripleblaze.com.com is not responsible for any such cookies.

Most web browser applications (such as Microsoft Internet Explorer) have features that can notify you when you receive a cookie or prevent cookies from being sent. If you disable cookies, however, you may not be able to use certain personalized functions of this website.

  • Blue Spruce Ventures LLC does not sell or license your personal information.
  • We may disclose anonymous aggregate information (for example, the percentage of our viewers that visit certain sections of our website) to third parties such as our advertisers or business partners.
  • Blue Spruce Ventures LLC will also disclose personal information about its viewers when the law requires it, such as when we respond to subpoenas, court orders or other legal process.
  • In the event that tripleblaze.com merges with or is acquired by another business entity we may share some or all of your information with the new entity in order to continue to provide you with our products and services.
Tripleblaze.com's website is not designed for children under 13. If we discover that you are under 13 and have registered with us, we will remove your account.

Tripleblaze.com may change how we collect, use or treat your personal information. Please check back periodically to review any changes that we have made to the Privacy Policy.

Should Blue Spruce Ventures LLC make any material changes in the way we use your personal information, we will notify you by posting a prominent announcement on our homepage at www.BlueSpruceVentures.com.

Jurisdiction

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement and understanding between you and Blue Spruce Ventures LLC and governs your use of the Sites and the Services, superseding any prior agreements between you and Blue Spruce Ventures LLC. This Agreement and the relationship between you and Blue Spruce Ventures LLC shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Georgia, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You and Blue Spruce Ventures LLC irrevocably agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the federal and state courts located within the county of Durham, in the State of Georgia, and waive any jurisdictional, venue, or inconvenient forum objections to such courts. The failure of Blue Spruce Ventures LLC to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of this Agreement is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severed and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. The section titles in this Agreement are for convenience purposes only and have no legal or contractual effect. This Agreement is not assignable, transferable or sub-licensable by you except with our prior written consent. However, we may assign this Agreement to any third party whom we choose without your consent. No waiver by Blue Spruce Ventures LLC of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default.

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