Terms & Conditions

The following declaration of the rights and obligations are based on 'My City Tips' principles and rules and regulates the relationship between users and others. When using or accessing My City Tips you agree to the rules of the declaration.

1. My City Tips takes the protection of your privacy very seriously, however, My City Tips cannot guarantee that the personal data of the user remains non- public. We grant that despite our efforts to protect personal data, there are capable individuals who develop mining methods and other methods to gain access to personal data. For this reason My City Tips cannot guarantee that personal data resulting from the participation in their projects and by registered persons are reliably protected from unauthorized information. In our privacy policy My City Tips gives the user an overview with important indications as how to share information etc. with other users, and what kind of data are needed for what purpose.

All registered descriptions and reviews are publicly visible and can be found in Google search. The member can be found with his name, his member-image and with his detailed descriptions and uploaded images on My City Tips, and is visible for everyone using Google search.

2. Personal data

means information to learn your identity. This includes information such as your real name, your address, postal address, phone number etc. Information not directly associated to your real identity or having to do with your real identity are not excluded. You can use the online-offer basically as a reader without disclosing your identity. However, the placement of images, information, reports etc. requires a personalization to be submitted beforehand. Your information is stored on servers that are accessed by authorized persons that are responsible for the technical and editorial care of the server only. As far as we are obliged by law or by court order, we transmit your data to entitled bodies only. Should we in the framework of the order data order processing, share information to service providers, these are bound by the same declaration of data protection. The statistical evaluation of anonymised data is kept track of.

 3. Exchanging and sharing your content and information

on My City Tips under which the intellectual property rights are covered, such as reports, photos, videos, information etc.(IP content), you give us subject to your privacy. You give us a non-exclusive, under licensable, free, worldwide license for the use of all IP-content that you place on My City Tips. You should carefully review all your information, images reports etc. before publishing. Check that they contain no information that is not intended for the public. Furthermore, you carry the responsibility and not My City Tips, that your contributions, articles, pictures, information and images etc. do not violate the rights of third parties since these are to everyone and globally accessible. Your information, images etc. that you place in My City Tips may not be misleading, be fraudulent, false, deceptive or offensive.

 4. Safety

Safety and security is important to us and we try to maintain it but My City Tips cannot guarantee it. For security and safety, we need your help and this includes the following obligations: You may not set up or send any spam on My City Tips or set up and send any non-authorised or non approved advertising or promotional material. You may not upload any viruses or other malicious code. You may not collect any user-information on other persons. You may not use My City Tips for any illegal, misleading, malicious or discriminatory and racist acts whatsoever. You will not set any content on My City Tips that is evil, threatening, pornographic or contains violence, the call to violence or nudity whatsoever.

5. Protection of the rights of others

must be respected. It is not permitted to set any content or material on My City Tips or perform actions of any nature that violate the rights of other persons or of the law. We are authorized to remove all information, reports, images etc. that you have placed on My City Tips that we deem to be in violation of the statement. Should you repeatedly be in breach of the declaration, we will block your account and remove any material from the site forthwith. Should you post any information of or about other persons, you must obtain their consent and specify that you through My City Tips, "but not My City Tips " give their information etc. openly and visibly globally and to everyone. You may not post any data-related or sensitive data on My City Tips.

6. Copyrights and trademarks

The information and images etc. that you post or set on My City Tips cannot contain any content which violate the rights of a third party as well as a person including the copyright, brands, the privacy of rights of publicity, or any other personal as well as property rights.

7. Note for children and young people under 18

If you are under the age of 18 you should not without express consent of your parents or legal guardians set or post any personal data.

8. Registration and account security

Should My City Tips block your user account you shall not create a different user account. You may not use any false personal information for a user account and you may not open a user account for someone else without permission. Your user account details are correct and always up to date. You will not share your password or perform actions that can compromise the security of your account. You can delete all personal information provided at any time.

9. Management of service

It can occasionally happen that certain functions for some users are temporarily or permanently not available due to abnormal activities such as illegal acts, abuse, spam etc. We will through technical Systems take note of this.

10. Use of cookies

Our software deploys "Cookies" which are small files that are stored on the computer. They help us to identify the frequency of use and the number of visitors to our website. In particular we use cookies to enable user functions if you are logged in with us. A cookie contains your account and your pseudonym. The cookies with the data of registered persons are not deleted when the browser is closed. A deletion only occurs when the user account is deleted.

11. Changes

My City Tips may at any time due to legal or administrative reasons change this statement. If you do not want to accept the changes you need to delete your account and post no new information or the like at My City Tips. If you dont, it will constitute acceptance of the changes.

12. Disputes

Place of fulfilment and place of jurisdiction for all disputes is Liverpool, United Kingdom. This declaration as well as all claims which may arise between you and us ( My City Tips ) are governed by the laws in Liverpool, United Kingdom under the exclusion of the principles of conflicts of law. You agree on a process of all claims of personal jurisdiction to be submit to the courts in Liverpool, UK.

My City Tips strives to keep the site accurate and safe in operation but your use of My City Tips is at your own risk. We provide My City Tips in the present state prepared without any express or implied warranty, including no infringement of the rights of third parties. should anyone claim, with regard to your information or content on My City Tips against us, you will be responsible for all damages, losses, and in addition to pay costs incurred (e.g., attorneys fees, legal fees etc.).

13. Miscellaneous

Please report all incidents of misuse to retain the integrity of this site. My City Tips is authorized to post and contribute information, reports, photos and images etc. on its website at any time.

14. About the collection and processing of data

Access to our website and each download of information on this website is logged for statistical purposes. The data is stored for internal system-related logging only.
Data includes the name of the file, time of access, date and amount of data transferred and confirmation of successful download, web browser and requesting domain. There are also records of the IP address of the requesting computer. Further personal data will only be logged if the users or subscribers of this website voluntarily allow such action via the settings in their browser.
 Our site uses cookies. Cookies for example, can control advertising pop or even facilitate easy navigating to a website.
 A cookie is a text file that is sent when you visit a website and is stored on the hard disk of the user of the site and / or the participant. If the server in our web site is called again by the user of the website, the user's browser to the site the cookie previously received is send back to the server. The server is then able to evaluate the information obtained in various ways.

15. The dissemination and use of information made available and images

Once the user or subscriber has provided our website with data and images, the data and images supplied belongs to the site 'My City Tips' and may be used by us.
Should a deletion by a participant take place then all information and pictures of the deleted subscriber belong to My City Tips and are included in our website.
The use of Google Analytics:
My City Tips uses the analytical service Google Analytics. This web analysis service is operated by Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway- Mountain View- CA 94043 - USA (short : Google)
This analysis tool works on the basis of cookies (text file). This text file is sent whenever you visit a website and stored on the hard disk of the user of the website to allow analysis of your use of the website by you. The information stored by the cookie are normally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
As part of the IP anonymisation, your IP address from Google, within a member state of the European Union or another signatory to the agreement on the European Economic Area, is shortened. In our contract Google will use the transmitted information to create a report on the use of the website.  Within the scope of Google Analytics, the IP address is not associated with any other data held by Google.

16. Disclaimer and legal notice

All information, data, illustrations, publications, maps and climate pages are merely an indication and is subject to change. We assume no responsibility or liability for the accuracy, quality, reliability, completeness or timeliness of the content on My City Tips. We assume no responsibility or liability for misuse or improper use of links to external websites posted by My City Tips, members or third parties. As a rule, check the terms and conditions and privacy policy of the external links/websites as they may differ to ours. We have no control on the current and future design, contents or authorship of the linked pages. Therefore, we dissociate ourselves from all contents of all linked / connected pages. This statement applies to all with their own internet links and refrences. For illegal, incorrect or incomplete contents and especially for damages resulting from the use or disuse of such information lies solely with the provider of the pages to which the link refers.  All of our information has been processed to the best of our knowledge and belief. Any liability in particular for damages is ruled out.

All information is subject to change and without obligation. Claims for liability against My City Tips that are related to material or immaterial damage caused by the use of faulty and incomplete information are basically excluded.

17. Guide and rules to posting an article

Our online guide consists of articles written and contributed from travelers personal experiences.
Registered users can write articles about famous and important sights under the topic Sightseeing e.g. The Eiffel Tower or under the topic Family Fun e.g. Disney World.
Furthermore, there are articles on topics such as highlights, hotels, bars and restaurants etc.
The emphasis is on highlighting the special characteristics of a place and not to discourage a visit.
Any special tips should be brought to the foreground.
When recommending shops, hotels, restaurants, bars, cafés etc. a few things must be considered:

- Obvious advertising is prohibited on My City Tips and will be deleted because they are not travelers tips
- Entries with advertising slogans such as "Here are the best"… shall also be deleted.

Entries should be made only to a specific restaurant, hotel etc. characterized by travelers personal experiences.

When writing an article on a hotel, bar, restaurant, museum etc. the most important information such as address, telephone number and a description of what distinguishes the place as being special should not be left out. Just inserting a link to the establishments website is not a true description and unfortunately not enough to share your positive experience with others.

Information should be written objectively and articles formulated neutrally. Adjectives that are negative such as stupid, shit, idiotic etc. should not be used under any circumstances.
Most importantly is that our rules for “links” and the registered "address" is complied with.
The violation of these rules will result in the termination of membership and the deletion of  the corresponding article as well as any consequence thereof.

Links that lead to official websites are allowed. Links to personal websites, blogs, online travel guides, booking portals and other summary pages are not allowed on My City Tips and will be deleted immediately.

Entries to airlines, rail companies, cruise lines, hotels, restaurants, bars etc. may only be made exclusively on their official website.

The registered addresses must be official. “Official” means that the establishment is run by the country, city, place or registered institution. No false addresses or addresses of private persons or institutions can be entered.

It is important to think of copyrights and to only enter texts you have written yourself. Copying of texts from books, flyers, brochures, advertisements and other websites is forbidden (protected) by copyright law and may not be used on My City Tips.

Images from other internet sites, photo galleries, institutions and persons are protected by copyright and may not be uploaded to My City Tips. Only upload images you have taken yourself otherwise for legal reasons we have to delete the images immediately.

Important!

Every person has a right to privacy and everyone has the right to determine for themselves what may happen with pictures in which they are depicted. This is also the case when the person has not taken the picture themselves.

The photographer must in all cases obtain consent from the person(s) depicted in the photo image for publication. Failure to do so may result in court action in many countries.

The photos should be of places and sights and not of persons, foreground or background. If this cannot be avoided, then one possibility would be to re-touch or to erase the faces of recognizable persons in the image.

Exceptions are photos of special (e.g. religious) events with many people, or sports festivals etc.

All images uploaded on My City Tips will belong to My City Tips and can be used as needed.


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