Terms of Use

Thank you for visiting the Fagabond LLC (fagabond) website located at https://www.fagabond.com (“the website or the site”). We hope you enjoy your visit.

These Terms of Use are provided to ensure you get the most out of your visit. By visiting this site, you are accepting all the terms of the present policy, known as the Terms of Use. The Terms of Use include information about intellectual property, our Privacy Policy, disclaimers, and other general terms. If you do not agree with anything in this notice you should not use this website.

General Disclaimer

The mention or appearance or likeness of any individual, business, or organization in articles or advertising on Fagabond is not to be taken as any indication of sexual, social or political orientation of such individuals, businesses, or organizations. You agree that any dispute over privacy or the terms contained in these Terms of Use, or any other agreement we have with you, will be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. You also agree to arbitrate such disputes in Pennsylvania, and to abide by any limitation on damages contained in any agreement we may have with you.

Privacy Policy

It is the policy of Fagabond to respect your privacy, and the privacy of all visitors to our site. This policy statement has been established to help you understand our commitment to protecting your privacy, and the steps we take to ensure it.

Your privacy is very important to us and we want you to know everything we do and don’t do with the information you provide. Our guiding principle is that any information we collect from you will be treated with the utmost care and respect, and every effort will be made to ensure the information is kept private.

In general, we collect and use information about you where we reasonably believe it will help us administer our services and improve our response to your requests for gay and lesbian vacation information. The information you give us also allows us to statistically analyze the usage of our site, improve our informational offerings and customize our site’s content, layout and services. Except as described herein, we do not sell, rent or otherwise share or disclose your private, personally identifiable information to third parties.

Fagabond automatically collects certain information to help us understand how our users use the site. Examples of the information we automatically collect and analyze include the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; computer and connection information such as browser type and version, operating system, and platform; the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through, and from our website, including date, time and pages visited. This information is used to generate reports on website usage and visitors and DOES NOT include any personally identifiable information such as name or e-mail address.

It is Fagabond’s policy to collect only certain personal information, such as email addresses or phone numbers, when that information is voluntarily submitted by our visitors.

Notwithstanding anything in this privacy policy to the contrary, we may share any information we have collected about you or that you have submitted: (1) in response to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish, protect, or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims or demands; (2) if we believe it is necessary in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, fraud, or situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person; (3) if we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding situations that involve abuse of our site infrastructure or the Internet in general (such as voluminous spamming, denial of service attacks, or attempts to compromise the security of the site infrastructure); and (4) if Fagabond is acquired by or merged with another entity (in which case we will require such entity to assume our obligations under this privacy policy).

Tracking Technology (“Cookies”)

Fagabond may use tracking technology (“cookies”) on our site(s), and by using this site you agree to their use. Cookies are small text files placed on your hard drive when you visit a Web site, in order to track use of the site and to improve the user experience by storing certain data on your computer. Our website may use cookies to collect data regarding the functionality of the site or to help analyze browsing patterns and use of the site. Your browser can be set to refuse cookies or delete them after they have been stored.

Copyright and Intellectual Property

The content, arrangement and layout of this site, including, but not limited to, the trademarks and text, are proprietary to Fagabond, and should not be copied, imitated, reproduced, displayed, distributed, or transmitted without the express permission of Fagabond. Any unauthorized use of the content, arrangement or layout of the site, or the trademarks found on the site may violate federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, copyright and trademark laws, and Fagabond may take action accordingly.

User-generated Comments

The website allows users to post comments on the site. These comments are moderated, and Fagabond reserves the right to refuse any comment, in whole or in part, for any reason, including, but not limited to:

* racist, hateful, sexist, homophobic, slanderous, insulting, or life-threatening messages;
* serious, unproven or inaccurate accusations against individuals, businesses, or organizations;
* aggressive, coarse, violent, obscene, or pornographic comments;
* messages where the sender is not the author;
* messages for advertising purposes;
* unintelligible or irrelevant messages.

Decisions made by Fagabond’s editorial staff with regard to the posting or non-posting of comments, in whole or in part, are final and without appeal.

Links to Third Party Web Sites

There are a few sections on the website that are hosted by various partners of Fagabond. These sites maintain the look and feel of our website, and sometimes it may not be evident when a user is on one of these sections. These pages are governed by the partner’s privacy policy and terms and conditions of use. Below is a list of our partners and links to their Web site privacy policies:

Priceline Partner Network

When you click on on-line reservations or any of the “book it” icons, you will be transferred to Priceline Partner Network our online hotel, flight and car reservation system partner. It will appear as if you are still on our website. However, this section is controlled and operated by Priceline Partner Network. Please review their privacy policy for any and all transactions via the online reservation system. Since Priceline Partner Network conducts e-commerce there is important information regarding credit card usage and other information contained in their privacy policy.

Fagabond is also not responsible for the content or privacy policies of other websites to which it provides links. Please review the privacy policies and/or the terms and conditions of each of these additional linked websites before providing any personal information.

Contests & Sweepstakes

On occasion, Fagabond will conduct online contests, giveaways, or sweepstakes, which require information to be provided for eligibility. The information collected in these contests is subject to our Privacy Policy and Conditions of Use and is not shared. However, if the user does not provide the requested information he/she may not be eligible for the contest. The information submitted is entered into a random drawing of the names to determine the winner. The entrant may choose to receive continued e-mails from Fagabond. If the entrant does not choose to receive e-mail, the information submitted by the entrant is deleted from the database after the contest has ended.

Children

Our Site is not designed to appeal to children, and we do not knowingly attempt to solicit or receive any information from children. Fagabond encourages all parents to instruct their children in the safe and responsible use of their personally identifiable data while using the Internet.

Disclaimer of Liability

We are not responsible for any problems that may arise from the use of the information on this site. All information, materials and services presented within this site are for educational purposes only. Information and statements regarding locations, events or deals have not been evaluated by any governmental or non-governmental organization.

Opinions expressed herein are the views of Fagabond and do not necessarily reflect the opinions, policies and/or procedures of any advertisers or site sponsors. Where site users have posted comments about specific information presented on the site, those comments are the opinions of the individual site users and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Fagabond, and Fagabond disavows any responsibility from your use of those opinions.

The information provided on the website written by Fagabond staff is known to be as accurate as possible at the time of writing. Every effort has been made to ensure that the information on this website is as accurate and up-to-date as possible. However, certain information may change, and errors may occur, and Fagabond is not responsible for any loss, financial or otherwise, resulting from changes or errors in information.

INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED.

Revisions to these Terms of use

Fagabond reserves the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these Terms of Use at any time. Any changes in our terms of Use will be posted here at this URL, so we encourage you to revisit this section frequently. This policy was last modified on July 1, 2011.

Contact Us

If you have questions about these Terms of Use, please contact us at holla@fagabond.com.