TERMS & CONDITIONS

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I agree to the following terms:

  • I am over 13 years of age.
  • I will not post content that I did not create.
  • I will not provide false information regarding my qualifications.
  • I will not impersonate any other person, brand or entity.
  • I will express my opinion objectively and without paid or unpaid explicit bias.
  • I agree to the Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Sharing your Content & Information

All content that is shared is done so completely voluntarily & intended to be shared with others. We advise not sharing any personally identifiable information such as addresses, phone numbers, credit card details, nick names or even personal life matters. We recommend sticking to diving related content such description of the Dive itself, the terrain, animals and any other adventures that may have taken place. The nature of information flows these days means that we are only directly in charge of only a part of the process and hence cannot be held responsible for any sensitive information that is displaced as a result of using our service.

Safety

DiveAdvisor.com cannot be held responsible for any financial loss, death or injury whatsoever, caused by action directly or indirectly related to any information posted on this website. We urge users to understand that the core of the content around Dive Sites & Dive Shops will be Dive Logs published by users and therefore can be either intentionally or unintentionally dis informed. Information presented on this website needs to be seen as a culmination of opinions, not factual data: after having studied a couple of the Dive Logs, you should have a fairly objective understanding of the site or shop. Please do not base your safety on recommendations made by others. Always dive responsibly.

Privacy

By using this website, you agree with our “Privacy Policy”.

Protecting other People’s Rights

It is important to understand that making a statement that negatively harms someones reputation and is NOT true is libel, i.e: defamation. We urge users to be truthful and objective when reviewing Dive Shops or Sites. Any users that are caught manipulating our system in order to benefit a particular entity will be tracked down and banned from the site with possible legal filings. DiveAdvisor.com cannot be held responsible by Dive Shops or Instructors for publishing negative (or positive) opinions being posted by users about them. DiveAdvisor.com simply provides a platform for users to post their content, much like a blogging platform such as tumblr, and cannot be held accountable for views expressed by the users using the service.

Disputes

DiveAdvisor.com is operated by Phoenix Business Service JLT located in Dubai, UAE. All possible disputes relating to any operation of the website have to be addressed through disputes@diveadvisor.com

Copyright

We respect Copyright and will gladly investigate any reports of copyright infringement. Please report all complaints & reports to copyright@diveadvisor.com. The only media that we accept is written words & pictures, please note that you are only allowed to upload content that was created by you. Explicitly; if its a photograph and you didnt shoot it, its not allowed to upload that content. If its written words/notes: if you didn’t write it, don’t post it. In regards to video content; we don’t host video content and hence all copyright related notices must be addressed to the host, e.g: vimeo, youtube, putlocker etc.

Disclaimer

DiveAdvisor.com cannot be held financially responsible for any loss that results as of using our service.
DiveAdvisor.com cannot be held responsible for possible disinformation or misuse by the users of the Digital Logbook service. Much like users can make up fake dives in their log books they can do so with the digital equivalent. They will not however be able to get Stamps from the Dive Shops on their logbooks, and all the logs would either stay unverified or be verified by other divers.