Part 1 – Terms of Use

Introduction

Lads Holiday Guide intends to educate and entertain.
The services we provide include: written features, video content, memes, games and reviews (by some of which are affiliated).
By using this site, your agree to both our:
House Rules, which sets out our approach to community interaction and how we moderate your content, such as comments made in relation to our articles; and
Privacy Policy & Cookie Policy, which sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us and information about how your use of our services is monitored so that we are able to improve your user experience. By using our services, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Modifications

We may, at our discretion change, remove, suspend or discontinue any aspect of our services at any time including the availability of any content (e.g. a community forum may be withdrawn). Whilst we will do our best to make all content available to all users of our services, some content may not be available to users from all countries.

Third Party Content

Third party content included as part of our services, is licensed to you either under these terms of use or through such third party terms and conditions that will be made known to you as and when they become relevant (e.g. if you use Sun Bingo you may be required to accept additional terms and conditions before you can use these services).

Changes to our terms

At any time, we may amend these terms of use to ensure that we remain compliant with relevant laws and regulations and to ensure that we are constantly improving your experience in using our services, so please ensure that you check our terms of use frequently. By continuing to use our services after any changes are made, you are accepting those changes and will be bound by them. If we make any important changes to our terms of use, we will notify you and make it clear what important changes have been made.

User generated content

Users of our services may submit, post and/or upload content (including comments and pictures) to various parts of our services. In posting your content on our services, you confirm to us that you are the owner or have the consent from the owner to post the content and it does not violate the privacy rights, copyright and other intellectual property rights, contract rights or any other rights of any person.

By submitting content, you grant us a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, perpetual, royalty free worldwide licence to use any of the content that you post on or in connection with our services. We do not claim any ownership rights in your content and you continue to retain all ownership rights in your content.

By submitting content, you also warrant that you have read and agree to our House Rules which are incorporated in these terms of use and govern all interactions with us.
We do not endorse your content, or the content of journalists employed by us. We do not guarantee the accuracy or authority of your content. We reserve the right to remove your content, at any time and for any reason, in accordance with our House Rules.
If you believe that your rights have been infringed in relation to your content or that your content posted by other users is in breach of these above rules, contact contact@ladsholidayguide.com with details of the complaint and we will investigate.

Disclaimer

We will always aim to provide you with the best service we can, but our service is provided “as is” and we do not and cannot promise that all of the information we provide will always be 100% accurate.
Whilst we take every care to ensure that all information is accurate and complete, some of it is supplied to us by our third party partners. We have no control over third party content and we are unable to guarantee the accuracy of such third party content. Before relying on any information, whether it is from us or from our third party partners, we advise you to verify the accuracy of such information.

Although we will do our best to ensure that our service is fully operational at all times, we are not responsible for any problems or temporary interruptions in using our services arising from factors outside of our control (e.g. technical problems from traffic congestion on the internet) or for any problems arising from participating in or from downloading third party content.
Under no circumstances shall we be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from use of our services or from any content posted on or through our services. However, we will not limit or exclude our liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence in providing our services.

We ask that you do not post any content that:

Is racist, homophobic, sexist, or demeaning to either sex, abusive, sexually explicit, pornographic, of a disturbing nature or that preaches, encourages or incites religious or ethnic hatred, or links to websites that promote the same;
breaks the law or condones, encourages or provides instructions for illegal or otherwise harmful activities;
prejudices pending or on-going criminal or civil court proceedings;

makes defamatory comments about others;

infringes copyright or other intellectual property rights;

reveals personal details about another person, such as their surname, address, contact numbers, email address or other identifying information or breaches data protection law;

uses swear words or other language that is in any way unlawful, threatening, offensive, or in breach of any obligations of confidence or attempts to circumvent profanity filters in order to use swear words;

promotes commercial products or enterprises or repeatedly posts links to promote other sites and/or services; or

is an image of a child under 18 (for further detail, please see below).

In addition, we ask that you do not use our services to carry out any activity prohibited by our terms of use, including by way of example to:

harass, threaten or attack anyone or otherwise behave in any way that would cause annoyance or distress to others;

flood or “spam” our services or those who post content through our services;

upload, post or otherwise transmit material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programmes designed to corrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment connected to Lads Holiday Guide;

transmit or knowingly receive information relating to (or include links to) pornography, pirated software and/or computer games or other counterfeit goods;

collect and/or distribute personal data concerning other users;

impersonate another person, whether a friend, family member, celebrity, moderator, another user of our services or an employee of any member of Lads Holiday Guide.

attempt to commercially gain from use of our services. This includes the transmission of advertisements and any other attempts to generate business from other users of our services;

post chain letters or pyramid schemes; or

advertise petitions or solicit donations for campaigns.

The following is also prohibited:

use of multiple logins for the purpose of disrupting the community or annoying other users of our services;

unauthorised access to the website, user accounts, computer system or networks connected to LadsHolidayGuide.com via hacking, password mining or any other means;

posting content in languages other than English;

use of offensive or inappropriate screen names; or

deliberate misuse or spamming of the complaints facility.

We reserve the right to remove from our services, without notice and at our sole discretion, any content that we consider inappropriate.

We may also ban, block or delete any user accounts if, according to our sole judgement, their owners or users of our services have infringed our
terms of use, any relevant House Rules or are using our service in a manner that we consider inappropriate.

How we moderate

We have a small team dedicated to reading the user submitted posts.

Privacy and cookie policy

For details of how we will process your personal information, please visit https://www.ladsholidayguide.com/about/privacy-policy/