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TheAmericanJourney.bike LLC; its owners, principals, employees, contractors, and the families and heirs thereof; its website; its email newsletter; its safety notes; its blogs; its social media; and all of its online and offline presences and activities (hereafter TheAmericanJourney.bike or TheAmericanJourney.bike LLC) are dedicated to the sport of safe motorcycling. However, motorcycling can be an inherently dangerous activity. TheAmericanJourney.bike LLC assumes no risk, responsibility, or liability whatsoever on behalf of any rider or other person who views or in any way uses or relies upon this website, its safety notes, its links to other websites, its social media, or its email newsletter. Safe motorcycling and rider safety is the full and sole responsibility of the rider. TheAmericanJourney.bike LLC does, however, strongly urge all riders to wear a suitable protective jacket, pants, gloves, boots, and a DOT-approved helmet whenever riding. Many refer to this as ATGATT: All the Gear, All the Time. All riders should also be aware of their personal riding limitations and how their health may impact the length or difficulty of a planned ride.
TheAmericanJourney.bike, its email newsletter The Patriot, and all of its related social media is owned and operated by TheAmericanJourney.bike LLC. TheAmericanJourney.bike LLC reserves exclusive rights to all of its original authorship, domain name, site content, site design, phrases, captions, tag lines, memes, unique underlying design, original text, graphics, audio, video, list of web sites compiled, and all other unique elements that make up the original nature of the website, its newsletter, and its social media. You may not reproduce, prepare derivative works, recreate, copy, repurpose, or otherwise distribute copies of any aspect of TheAmericanJourney.bike, its email newsletter The Patriot, or any of its related social media without the specific, written permission of TheAmericanJourney.bike LLC. However, we do authorize you to link to our website with an appropriate description.
By using TheAmericanJourney.bike website, its email newsletter, and its social media, you signify your acceptance of these Terms of Service, which includes all of the provisions found elsewhere on our website and email newsletter such as the restrictions set forth on the promotional giveaways and sweepstakes. In no event shall TheAmericanJourney.bike LLC be liable for any damages arising out of the use or inability to use our website or email newsletter. If you do not agree to these Terms of Service, do not use our site. Your continued use of the site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
All submissions to TheAmericanJourney.bike such as classified ads and your favorite photos must be relevant to motorcycling, contain complete information and a proper release to use such information, and otherwise be appropriate for posting on a public website. There is no guarantee that any such submissions will be accepted or posted on TheAmericanJourney.bike or used in our email newsletter The Patriot or social media. All decisions to accept submissions are within the sole discretion of TheAmericanJourney.bike LLC.
All submissions become property of TheAmericanJourney.bike LLC and we retain the nonexclusive right to use such submissions without cost as deemed desirable and appropriate by TheAmericanJourney.bike LLC. Credit for submissions will be given when possible and appropriate if all information needed is provided. All submissions are deemed voluntary and become the property of TheAmericanJourney.bike LLC without payment unless otherwise specifically agreed.
We respect your privacy and will use the information collected when you visit our website or subscribe to our email newsletter solely for emailing you The Patriot; analyzing website and newsletter preferences, trends, and statistics; managing our website and newsletter; and if you are a lucky winner of our promotional giveaways or sweepstakes, mailing your winning gift. Your information will not be shared with any other party except with your consent or as required by law or legal process. When you visit and browse our website, you do so anonymously with respect to TheAmericanJourney.bike LLC unless you choose to provide us information about yourself, such as when you subscribe to our email newsletter, access the website of vendors with which we are affiliated, or when you send us an email. If you do nothing during your visit but browse through our website, the only information collected by TheAmericanJourney.bike LLC will be to record the number of hits on the pages of our website and other statistical data. This information does not identify you personally. TheAmericanJourney.bike LLC will never ask for sensitive personal information such as a Social Security number, a PIN, an account number, or a password.
You may not use our website or email newsletter to break any U.S. domestic, international, or foreign laws or regulations; to encourage or facilitate any illegal activities; or to harass, threaten, or embarrass any person, organization, or state. Unauthorized attempts to upload information and/or alter information on our website or email newsletter are strictly prohibited and is subject to prosecution under federal and state criminal law. Parents are responsible for the use of this website and email newsletter by their children and other persons under their care who are under the age of eighteen or who are otherwise mentally impaired.
When you subscribe to our electronic newsletter The Patriot you are automatically entered to win our monthly promotional giveaways and our sweepstakes. Each month, one or more subscribers to The Patriot will be randomly selected to win a promotional giveaway from TheAmericanJourney.bike or merchandise donated by a participating vendor. And, about every six months, one or more subscribers will be randomly selected to win our sweepstakes. Promotional giveaways and sweepstakes winnings will be mailed to U.S. addresses only. You need to subscribe only once and you are eligible to win every month. No purchase is required to win. If they become unavailable for any reason, we reserve the right to substitute announced giveaways and sweepstakes prizes with similar items of equal value. Although subscribers may be any age, only those over the age of 18 are eligible to win. Offer is void where restricted or prohibited by law. The winner will be notified by email and is required to provide a mailing address within two weeks of notification or the winner will forfeit the giveaway. You agree as a subscriber to The Patriot and the acceptance of a gift won through our monthly giveaways, sweepstakes, or other promotional activities to allow TAJ to publish and announce your gift, your first name and the first initial of your last name, and the city and state where you reside, on our website, in our newsletter, and in our other social media fora.
Every effort is made to provide accurate and complete information on our website and email newsletter; however, we do not guarantee 100% accuracy, and all such information provided on our website, email newsletter, and social media is provided on an “as is” basis. Our website, email newsletter, and social media may contain a number of links to other Internet web sites or social media. We are not responsible for the contents of any such linked site and we do not warrant or endorse any of the services or merchandise so advertised. Your business dealings with advertisers found on or through this website or email newsletter are solely between you and such advertiser. Similarly, any social media follows, links, re-tweets, or similar activities do not constitute endorsement thereof. Use of our website, email newsletter, social media, and these linked websites is at the user’s own risk.
All users of our website, email newsletter, and social media agree that they will first attempt to resolve any claim or dispute relating to our website or email newsletter by contacting TheAmericanJourney.bike LLC by email. All claims and dispute not so resolved shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia. If any part of these Terms of Service is held invalid or unenforceable by any jurisdiction for any reason, that portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.
All vendors are responsible for compliance with all state and federal laws and regulations with respect to their online activities, social media, advertisements, and promotions.
If you have any questions about these Terms of Service or any other policy or practice of our website or email newsletter, please contact us at: gary@TheAmericanJourney.bike.