General
Use of the Flying Compass website, www.flyingcompass.com, is subject to the following terms and conditions. We encourage you to read these terms and conditions. By using this website, you unconditionally accept and agree to comply with its terms and conditions. This site was designed for individuals 18 years of age and older.

Disclaimers and Warranties
Information displayed on Flying Compass is subject to change at any time. As such, we encourage users to confirm information before traveling.

While substantial effort has been made in compiling the content of this website, Flying Compass, Inc. does not warrant the accuracy, reliability or completeness of any information on the Flying Compass website, www.flyingcompass.com.

You agree that Flying Compass, Inc. will not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any inaccuracy or errors and omissions, for any consequential or punitive damages, or for any damages or loss suffered or alleged to be damaged or suffered, or for any failure of performance, breach of contract, tortious behavior, negligence or under any other cause of action in connection with the use of or reliance upon such content, advertising, products, services or other resources made available by such advertisements or websites.

Flying Compass, its website and website contents, are provided "as is" without warranties, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, title or non-infringement.

A link from Flying Compass to a third party's/advertiser's website does not imply an endorsement of the products, services or information on that website or those who own or operate that third party/advertiser website. Additionally, Flying Compass does not control the content or use of third party/advertiser websites.

Flying Compass does represent or warrant, but will make EVERY reasonable effort to ensure that the services are uninterrupted or error-free and that defects will be corrected.

Portions of the Flying Compass, Inc. website, www.flyingcompass.com, are powered by third party vendors and are subject to their respective terms and conditions.

Liabilities
Flying Compass, Inc. or any person or entity, including officers, directors, shareholders, employees, consultants, agents, affiliates, licensors, content providers, suppliers, advertisers, successors and assigns, involved in the creation, manufacture or distribution of any software, services, content or other materials provided under these terms and conditions of use, shall not be liable for any loss of profits, loss of business, loss of use, loss of data, loss of savings or other consequential, special, incidental, indirect, exemplary or punitive damages suffered or sustained by you, the user by reason of failure to perform or delay in the performance of their respective responsibilities, as described in these terms and conditions of use.

Flying Compass shall not be held liable for any inaccuracies, reliability or completeness in information contained in Flying Compass' content. Flying Compass may elect to correct the information when the proposed change is provided to us by a reliable source and Flying Compass deems the update necessary.

Indemnification
Flying Compass, Inc. reserves the right to temporarily suspend access to the website for means of upgrading or maintaining the website.

User agrees to indemnify andhold harmless Flying Compass, Inc. from and against all claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising out of the use of the website by you, the user.

Severability
If any part of these terms and conditions are found to be invalid or unenforceable or deemed severable, that provision will be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary, so that it will otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable. In the case of termination, this agreement shall survive beyond termination, including, without limitation, ownership, warranty disclaimers and limitations of liability. This agreement supersedes all previous terms and conditions of use.

Trademarks and Copyrights
Flying Compass, Inc. owns and operates the website www.flyingcompass.com. The content, layout and organization of this website is the copyrighted property of Flying Compass, Inc. All rights reserved.

Flying Compass does not claim any ownership or have any responsibility for member content, including but not limited to member created reviews(s), photo(s), video(s), Q&As (Question or Answers), content of any messages or information posted by members or others and emails. Member content remains the sole and exclusive property of the copyright holder/member.

Flying Compass is a registered service mark of Flying Compass, Inc. All related trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, characters and design are trademarks or registered trademarks of Flying Compass, Inc. in the United States and other countries, regardless of whether such intellectual property notices appear on the materials, and may not be used without prior express written permission. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Use of these marks is strictly prohibited.

You, as a user of Flying Compass may print out copyrighted materials for your own personal, non-commercial use providing the entire copyrighted body of work and copyright notice are a single unit. You may also email a story link to family, friends and associates.

You may not, in whole or part, modify, change, publish, transmit, make available for sale, transfer by sale or otherwise, create derivate works, or in anyway exploit, any of the content. Prior express written permission is required to otherwise copy, reproduce, distribute or publish or use these copyrighted materials. Copyright infringement penalties as described by the U.S. Copyright Office are as follows: Uploading or downloading works protected by copyright without the authority of the copyright owner is an infringement of the copyright owner's exclusive rights of reproduction and/or distribution. Anyone found to have infringed a copyrighted work may be liable for statutory damages up to $30,000 for each work infringed and, if willful infringement is proven by the copyright owner, that amount may be increased up to $150,000 for each work infringed. In addition, an infringer of a work may also be liable for the attorney's fees incurred by the copyright owner to enforce his or her rights.

Whether or not a particular work is being made available under the authority of the copyright owner is a question of fact. But since any original work of authorship fixed in a tangible medium (including a computer file) is protected by federal copyright law upon creation, in the absence of clear information to the contrary, most works may be assumed to be protected by federal copyright law.

Flying Compass supports the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act  See also Google.

Link Policies
Flying Compass offers third parties the ability to link to our site. For details go to, Link to Us.

As it relates to linking, Flying Compass does not permit third parties to:

  • Link to us and then frame the Flying Compass story or otherwise present the content as their own.
Request Permission to Reproduce Flying Compass Content
When Flying Compass grants written permission to non-commercial third parties to use our Flying Compass content (which is different than a link to an existing Flying Compass page where content remains in context), part of that permission will require the third party to:
  • Include the following text within close proximity of the content in a readable font size and type color:
    "Used with permission. ©200X [insert current year] Flying Compass, Inc. All Rights Reserved." and place a link of the underlined words to: http://www.flyingcompass.com
  • Within 48 hours, send us an email showing us where the content/link displays.
To request permission; contact our Rights and Permissions Department.

Reproducing Flying Compass Content – Third Party Content
As we do not own the rights, text, photos, graphics, audio and/or video material supplied by third parties and published by Flying Compass, these may not be directly or indirectly reproduced, published, distributed, modified, performed or broadcast, in any medium. However, you can link to a Flying Compass page displaying this content. For details go to, Link to Us.