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Walking can be a dangerous activity and all walks are undertaken entirely at your own risk and Walkhighlands accepts no responsibility or liability, nor gives any warranty, as to the accuracy of any of the information on the site. It is your own responsibility to check information with other sources. All walkers should carry a detailed map and compass and know how to use them. It is each walkers responsibility to ensure that the walk and the weather conditions are within their capabilities. You must agree to the MCofS Participation Statement: Climbing and mountaineering are activities with a danger of personal injury or death. Participants in these activities should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their own actions and involvement. Walkhighlands accepts no responsibility for any injury, death, inconvenience or financial losses due to errors in the information on the website. We make no representation or warranty of any kind (express, implied or statutory) in relation to walking route descriptions, gps files or maps. We exclude all such warranties. Routes are provided for general information only, any advice or information given should not be relied upon as being correct or accurate. It is your obligation to verify independently from primary sources all information, and to take specific professional advice. You must not rely on Walkhighlands to do this for you. To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all liability in contract, tort (including negligence) breach of statutory duty or otherwise for any costs, losses, claims, damages, expenses or proceedings (including special, incidental or consequential loss or damage, loss of profits or wasted time) incurred or suffered by you arising directly or indirectly in connection with this website and its content including any loss, damage or expense arising from, but not limited to, any defect, error, imperfection, fault, mistake or inaccuracy with our website, route files, or other content or associated services or due to any unavailability of part or all of the website or any content or associated services.
The walks cross private land and it is the walkers responsibility to ensure no damage is caused to private property or interference caused with crofting, farming, stalking or forestry activities.
You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening, sexually-orientated or any other material that may violate any laws be it of your country, the country where Walkhighlands is hosted or International Law. Doing so may lead to you being immediately and permanently banned, with notification of your Internet Service Provider if deemed required by us. The IP address of all posts are recorded to aid in enforcing these conditions. You agree that Walkhighlands have the right to remove, edit, move or close any topic or ban any user at any time should we see fit. As a user you agree to any information you have entered to being stored in a database. While this information will not be disclosed to any third party without your consent, Walkhighlands shall not be held responsible for any hacking attempt that may lead to the data being compromised.
You are entirely responsible for the content of, and any harm resulting from, content that you add to Walkhighlands. That is the case regardless of whether the content in question constitutes text or graphics. By posting content, you represent and warrant that:
- the downloading, copying and use of the Content will not infringe the proprietary rights, including but not limited to the copyright, patent, trademark or trade secret rights, of any third party;
- you have fully complied with any third-party licenses relating to the Content, and have done all things necessary to successfully pass through to end users any required terms;
- the content is not commercial content designed to drive traffic to a third party site or boost the search engine rankings of third party sites,
- the Content is not pornographic, does not contain threats or incite violence towards individuals or entities, and does not violate the privacy or publicity rights of any third party;
You retain copyright of all material you post, but in adding material to Walkhighlands, you grant Walkhighlands a world-wide, royalty-free, non-exclusive licence to reproduce, modify and publish your post - including attached photos and files - on the website, soley for the purpose of displaying your content. You still retain copyright in submitted material, but the licence granted ensures we can always display your posts. Walkhighlands modifies some posted links on the website with affiliate codes using skimlinks.com - see the latter website for more information.
Please note: you agree not to use Walkhighlands for the purpose promoting or bringing more traffic to your own website or company. Promotional links added will be removed and may ultimately lead to a ban on the account.