Terms and Conditions

Read the howtocycling Terms and Conditions.

These terms and conditions govern your use of this website; by using this website, you accept these terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use this website.

Eligibility, Registration and Accounts

You must be at least 16 years old to access or use the Services.

By registering or using any of our Services, you represent that you are at least 16 years old. In order to access certain areas and features of our Services, you will need to register for an account using either your email address or your login credentials from a third-party social media site. If you register with your email address, you agree to create a unique password that you do not use with any other online product or service. By registering for an account, you further agree to:

(a) provide accurate, truthful, and complete information.

(b) maintain and promptly update your account information upon any changes.

(c) maintain the security of your account by protecting your password and restricting access to your account to only you.

(d) promptly notify howtocycling.com if you discover or otherwise suspect any security breaches related to the Services.

(e) take responsibility for all activities that occur under your account and accept all risks of any authorised or unauthorised access.

Interactions with other Members

howtocycling.com Services are just a platform that enable you to communicate and interact with other people. We cannot be responsible for the interactions that you have with other howtocycling.com members or website visitors. Always use good judgement and keep safety in mind when you use our Services.

You have sole responsibility when interacting with other members. Our Services provide a platform for members to contact one another, for example by arranging cycle tours and travelling together, engage in activities and communicate with one another. howtocycling.com is not a party to, has no involvement or interest in, makes no representations or warranties as to, and has no responsibility or liability with respect to any communications, transactions, interactions, disputes or any relations whatsoever between you and any other member, person or organisation. You are solely responsible for your interactions with other members of our services. We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor interactions between you and other members of our services.

Identity Verification. We cannot and do not confirm each member’s identity. You are solely responsible for determining the identity and suitability of others with whom you may interact through our Services. howtocycling.com does not represent or warrant that our tools are sufficient to determine whether it is appropriate for you to interact with another member. howtocycling.com do not endorse any persons who use or register for our Services. We do not investigate or verify any member’s reputation, conduct, morality, criminal background, or any information members may submit to the Services. We encourage you to take precautions when interacting with other members, particularly when meeting a stranger in person for the first time.

Member Conduct and Content

The Services include interactive areas where you or other members can create, post or store content, messages, materials, data, information, text, photos, videos, or other items or materials on the Services (collectively, “Content”). You are solely responsible for your use of such interactive areas and agree that your use of these areas is at your own risk.

1. Content Restrictions. You (member or site visitor) are solely responsible for any Content that you submit, post or transmit via our Services. You agree not to post, upload to, transmit, distribute, store, create or otherwise publish through the Services, Content that we believe, in our sole discretion:

(a) is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, harassing, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local, state, national or international law;

(b) contains nudity, sexually explicit content or is otherwise obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, suggestive or sexually exploitative of minors;

(c) may disparage any ethnic, racial, sexual or religious group by stereotypical depiction or is otherwise abusive or inflammatory;

(d) depicts the use of illicit drugs;

(e) contains offensive language or images or is otherwise objectionable;

(f) incites violence or characterizes violence as acceptable, glamorous or desirable;

(g) contains unsolicited promotions, political campaigning, advertising or solicitations, without our prior written consent;

(h) contains private or personal information about another person, unless such person has agreed to the disclosure of this information;

(i) contains viruses, corrupted data or other harmful, disruptive or destructive file viruses, cancel bots, Trojan horses, harmful code, flood pings, denial-of-service attacks, packet or IP spoofing, forged routing or electronic mail address information or similar methods or technology;

(j) may infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual or proprietary right of any party. By posting Content, you represent and warrant that you have the lawful right to distribute and reproduce such Content; or

(k) would constitute, encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offense or violate the rights of any third party. howtocycling.com is not responsible for any Content that you or other members post, transmit or store through the Services. We have no obligation to post Content from you or anyone else and we may, in our sole discretion, edit, remove or delete any Content without notice. If you become aware of Content that violates these Terms, you may notify of us such content by using the reporting tools provided on our Services. Enforcement of these Terms, however, is solely in our discretion and the absence of enforcement in some instances does not waive of our right to enforce the Terms in other instances. In addition, these Terms do not create a private right of action on the part of any third party or any reasonable expectation that the Services will not contain any content that is prohibited by such rules.

2. Conduct. By accessing or using the Services, you agree to act responsibly, exercise good judgment and comply with all Guidelines. In addition, you agree not to:

(a) use the Services in violation of any applicable law or regulation, including promoting or encouraging any illegal activity;

(b) infringe the rights of any third party, including without limitation, intellectual property, privacy, publicity or contractual rights;

(c) use the Services in any manner that could interfere with, disrupt, negatively affect or inhibit other members or site visitors from fully enjoying the Services or that could damage, disable, overburden or impair the functioning of the Services in any manner;

(d) use our Services in connection with the distribution of spam (which we define as unsolicited bulk e-mail or any other unsolicited messages of a commercial, religious, romantic, political or other nature not within the intended purposes of the Services);

(e) stalk, intimidate, threaten or otherwise harass or cause discomfort to any other member of our Services;

(f) collect or store any information about any other member other than as permitted on our Services;

(g) use our Services for any commercial purpose whatsoever, unless with prior written consent from howtocycling.com;

(h) register for more than one member account;

(i) impersonate any person or entity, or falsify or otherwise misrepresent yourself or your affiliation with any person or entity, whether by providing or omitting to provide information;

(j) circumvent or attempt to defeat any security or verification measure relating to use of the Services;

(k) hold yourself out as an agent, representative, employee or affiliate of howtocycling.com, including but not limited to when you host or attend a cycle tour for or with other howtocycling.com members

(l) assist any third party in doing any of the foregoing.

3. Content License. You own all of the Content that you post to our Services. If you post Content to our Services, you hereby grant us a perpetual (i.e. lasting forever), worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free and fully sublicensable (i.e. we can grant this right to others) license to use, reproduce, display, perform, adapt, modify, create derivative works from, distribute, have distributed and promote such Content in any form, in all media now known or hereinafter created (including in emails or other communications to our members) to administer, operate, develop and otherwise provide the howtocycling.com Services. You represent and warrant that (a) you own and control all of the rights to the Content that you post or you otherwise have the right to post such Content to the Services; (b) the Content is accurate and not misleading; and (c) the use and posting of the Content you supply does not violate these Terms and will not violate any rights of or cause injury to any person or entity. You own the Content that you post to our Services. If Content contains information about you, our Privacy Policy will apply, and we encourage you to review this policy for information about how we can use and share such information.

Acceptable use

You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

Restricted access

Access to certain areas of this website is restricted. howtocycling.com reserves the right to restrict access to areas of this website, or indeed this entire website, at their discretion.

If howtocycling.com provides you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of this website or other content or services, you must ensure that the user ID and password are kept confidential.

www.howtocycling.com may disable your user ID and password without notice or explanation.

User content

In these terms and conditions, “your user content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to this website, for whatever purpose.

You grant to howtocycling.com a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media. You also grant to howtocycling.com the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.

Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or www.howtocycling.com or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).

You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

howtocycling.com reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website, or stored on howtocycling.com servers, or hosted or published upon this website.

Limitations of liability

howtocycling.com will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, law of contract, criminal law, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:

(i) to the extent that the website is provided free-of-charge, for any direct loss;
(ii) for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or
(iii) for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.

(iv) for any situation arising from using this website and related services

(v) for the personal safety of any user of this website when using it's services. Users are solely responsible for any interaction.

These limitations of liability apply even if www.howtocycling.com has been expressly advised of the potential loss.

Unenforceable provisions

If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.


You hereby indemnify howtocycling.com and undertake to keep Cyclingtouring.org indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by Cyclingtouring.org to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of Cyclingtouring.org legal advisers) incurred or suffered by Cyclingtouring.org arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions.

Breaches of these terms and conditions

Without prejudice to Cyclingtouring.orgother rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, Cyclingtouring.org may take such action as Cyclingtouring.org deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.

Entire agreement

These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and Cyclingtouring.org in relation to your use of this website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.


If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this website, you signify your acceptance of this policy and terms of service. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our website. Your continued use of the website following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting us

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