“The Cycling Point” (hereinafter referred to as “the Website”) is an online platform dedicated to serving the cycling community by providing extensive and insightful reviews, tips, information, and guidance for cyclists.
The Website aims to empower cyclists with knowledge to make informed purchasing decisions related to cycling equipment and accessories.
Acceptance of Terms
By accessing or using the Website in any manner, including, but not limited to, visiting or browsing the Website or contributing content or other materials to the Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
These Terms apply to all users of the Website, including users who are also contributors of content, information, and other materials or services on the Website.
Age and Geographic Restrictions
The Website is intended for individuals who are at least the age of majority in their jurisdiction and is accessible to users worldwide. Users are responsible for ensuring their use of the Website complies with all local, state, national, and international laws and regulations.
- Affiliate Marketing: A marketing practice in which the Website collaborates with external businesses (hereinafter referred to as “Affiliate Partners”) to earn commissions through directed traffic or sales.
- Third-Party: Refers to any business or organization, apart from the Website, involved in the affiliate marketing process. This includes, but is not limited to, Amazon, Walmart, JensonUSA, and CompetitiveCyclist.
- User-Generated Content: Any textual, audiovisual, or other content created and shared by the users of the Website.
Lawful and Respectful Use
Users of the Website are expected to interact with the Website in a manner that is lawful, respectful, and in full compliance with these Terms and Conditions. Any use of the Website that violates local, state, national, or international laws or regulations is strictly prohibited.
Regular Review of Terms
It is the responsibility of the user to regularly review these Terms and Conditions for any updates or changes. Continued use of the Website after the posting of any changes to these Terms and Conditions constitutes acceptance of those changes.
Consequences of Misuse
Any unauthorized or inappropriate use of the Website may lead to suspension or termination of access to the Website and may subject the user to civil and criminal penalties.
Collection and Use of Information
The Website uses tools such as Google Analytics to analyze website usage and collects personal information, specifically names and email addresses, from users who voluntarily opt-in to our email list. This information is used to enhance user experience and for communication purposes.
Data Security and Sharing
Personal information collected by the Website is stored securely and is not shared with third parties, except as necessary to provide the Website’s services or as required by law.
Nature of Affiliate Relationships
The Website engages in affiliate marketing arrangements with various Affiliate Partners. Affiliate links are integrated contextually within the content or included in comparison tables on the Website.
Impact of Compensation
While the Website receives commission through affiliate links, this does not influence the impartiality or credibility of the content provided. The Website remains committed to providing honest and unbiased information.
Intellectual Property Rights
Ownership and Copyright
All content present on the Website, including text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used on the Website, is the property of the Website or its licensors and protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws.
Users retain all rights to the content they create and share on the Website. However, by posting content to the Website, users grant the Website a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform such content in connection with the Website’s service.
Disclaimers and Limitations of Liability
The content on the Website is provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. The Website disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.
Limitation of Liability
In no event shall the Website, its officers, directors, employees, or agents, be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages resulting from the use or inability to use the Website.
Accuracy of Content
While the Website strives to provide accurate and up-to-date information, it does not warrant that the content on the Website is accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free.
Users are expected to adhere to ethical and respectful standards when posting content on the Website. Content that is defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy, or otherwise objectionable is strictly prohibited.
Rights to User Content
The Website reserves the right, but not the obligation, to monitor, edit, or remove any content posted by users. The Website also reserves the right to use user-generated content for any purpose, at its sole discretion.
User Liability for Content
Users are solely responsible for any content they post on the Website and the consequences of posting or publishing it. Users agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Website from any claims resulting from content they submit, post, transmit, or make available through the Website.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
These Terms and Conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States of America, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law.
Jurisdiction for Disputes
Any disputes arising in connection with these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the United States of America.
Changes to Terms and Conditions
Right to Modify Terms
The Website reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms and Conditions at any time.
User Obligation to Review Changes
Users are responsible for reviewing these Terms and Conditions periodically for changes. Continued use of the Website following the posting of any changes to these Terms and Conditions constitutes acceptance of those changes.
Contact Information and Violation Reporting
Queries and Concerns
For any questions or concerns regarding these Terms and Conditions, users are directed to visit the Website’s contact page.
Reporting of Violations
Users are encouraged to report any suspected violations of these Terms and Conditions through the contact details provided on the Website’s contact page.