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Terms of Service

SUP Trotters is a community website for stand up paddle boarders.

The goal of SUP Trotters is to share SUP spots, ballads and more between passionate SUPers.

The information you publish on SUP Trotters are accessible publicly by anyone.

SUP Trotters is operated and managed by Medano sprl, a company to be incorporated under the laws of Belgium, represented by Anthony Heukmes. These terms of service governs the access to and use of SUP Trotters website and mobile application. By accessing or using our products or services the user agrees to be bound by these terms.

1) Access and use of the service

Access to the website and mobile application (hereinafter « SUP Trotters ») is only permitted subject to acceptance of these general terms and conditions which SUP Trotters shall, however, be free to modify at any time. Unless we make a change for legal or administrative reasons, or to correct an inaccurate statement, a notification may be sent to the user by e-mail.

Additional rules and lines of conduct shall be deemed to form an integral part of these general terms and conditions. The user is therefore advised regularly to refer to the latest version of these terms and conditions, which are available at all times on

2)Your registration obligation

If the user chooses to create an account on our website/app, he agrees to provide and maintain true, accurate, current and complete information about himself. If he selects a username or similar identifier for his account or Page, we reserve the right to remove or reclaim it if we believe it is inappropriate. Registration data and certain other information about the user are governed by our Privacy Policy. People under 13 years old are not authorized to use SUP Trotters, with or without registering. In addition, people less than 18 years old can use the Service, with or without registering, only with the approval of their parent or guardian.

The user is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of his password and account. He is therefore fully responsible for any and all activities that occur under his password or account. He agrees to immediately notify to us of any unauthorized use of his password or account or any other breach of security, and ensure that he logs out from his account at the end of each session when accessing the Service.

SUP Trotters will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from the failure to comply with this obligations. The user will not create more than one personal account. If we disable his account, the user will not create another one without our permission.

3) Website/app Content

SUP Trotters tends to accomplish his goals and the desired result on best effort basis (“obligation de moyen”). The elements, services and functions placed directly by SUP Trotters at the user's disposal comply substantially with the generally accepted standards if they are used in accordance with the instructions provided.

The user accepts that the functionalities offered on SUP Trotters are subject to change, which means that some functionalities may be removed and others added, without the user being able to regard access to a particular functionality or group of functionalities as an acquired right.

4) User content

The user acknowledge that SUP Trotters prohibit content which is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, excessively violent, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable.

The user is solely responsible for all video, images, information, data, text, software, music, sound, maps, photographs, graphics, messages or other materials ("content") that he uploads, posts, publishes or displays (hereinafter, "transmits") or email or otherwise uses via SUP Trotters. SUP Trotters has the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action against anyone who, in his sole discretion, violates this provision, including without limitation, removing the offending content from the website/app, suspending or terminating the account of such violators and reporting the user to the law enforcement authorities.

The user agrees not to use the website to:

  • email or otherwise transmit any content that infringes any intellectual property or other proprietary rights of any party (see further)
  • email or otherwise transmit any content that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment. It is prohibited to create a privacy or security risk to any person
  • interfere with or disrupt the system or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service;
  • violate any applicable law or any regulations having the force of law
  • solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 18
  • harvest or collect email addresses or other contact information of other users further
  • promote any criminal and illegal activity

SUP Trotters shall decide, at his sole discretion, on the expediency of inclusion or removal of a particular content presented on the website/app.

5) User's rights

The user shall own all user content that one contributes to the site, but hereby grants and agrees to SUP Trotters a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, transferable right and license (with the right to sublicense), to use, copy, cache, publish, display, distribute, modify, create derivative works and store such user content and to allow others to do so in order to provide and/or promote the services.

Similarities and copying of any content without any permission is strictly prohibited for other users (see further). If the user will use any of the content, he must ask the owner to give him the proper right to do. SUP Trotters is not responsible in case of such violations from other users.

6) Commercial use and advertising

SUP Trotters is designed for their personal use.

Unless otherwise expressly authorized, the user agrees not to display, distribute, license, perform, publish, reproduce, duplicate, copy, create derivative works from, modify, sell, resell, exploit, transfer or upload for any commercial purposes, any content from SUP Trotters.

The user warrants that he will not constitute any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, commercial activities and/or sales, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," "contests," "sweepstakes," or any other form of solicitation.

Advertising or offering to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose without the consent of SUP Trotters is prohibited.

SUP Trotters reserve the right to decide to promote events, activities, brands, ...

7) Security

SUP Trotters works to protect the security of the users's content and account but cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will not be able to defeat our security measures. Please notify us immediately of any compromise or unauthorized use of your account.

8) Third-party links, sites and services

Our website and services may contain links to third-party websites, advertisers, services, special offers, or other events or activities that are not owned or controlled by us. We do not endorse or assume any responsibility for any such third-party sites, information, materials, products, or services. If the user accesses any third party website, service, or content from SUP Trotters, he does so at his own risk and he agrees that SUP Trotters will have no liability arising from your use of or access to any third-party website, service, or content.

9) Copyright

All the website and mobile application content including, but not limited to, design, text, graphics, layout, spots, reviews, all source code and all other material are protected by copyright. Unless otherwise indicated, all rights are reserved to SUP Trotters. You may print or download extracts from our website and mobile application only for your personal use. Any other use of the material and content is strictly prohibited. None of SUP Trotters's materials or information may be used for any commercial or public use. You agree not to copy, reproduce, transmit, publish, display, distribute, commercially exploit or create derivative works of the SUP Trotters content.

No part of the SUP Trotters website/app or any material appearing on the website may be reproduced or stored in or transmitted to any other website without the prior permission of SUP Trotters. No material appearing on the website may be disseminated in any form, either electronic or non-electronic, nor included in any retrieval system or service without the prior written permission of SUP Trotters.

10) Termination

If the user violate these terms, or otherwise create risk or possible legal exposure for SUP Trotters, we can terminate or suspend him providing all or part of our website/app with our without cause or notice to him. The user may also delete his account or disable his application at any time. These provisions will still apply.

11) Disclaimer

SUP Trotters reserves the right, at any time and on any grounds whatsoever, to alter or temporarily or permanently discontinue all or part of the access to the website, without having any prior notice obligation towards the user. This will be the case, for example, in the event of website maintenance or a major change in the services and/or the offered functionalities. SUP Trotters shall not be liable for any direct or indirect loss or damage associated with an alteration or suspension of or interruption in access to the website, for any reason whatsoever.

The whole content is provided without warranty of any kind, whether express or implied. SUP Trotters takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any user content or third party posts or transmits using our services. The user acknowledges and agrees that he may be exposed to user Content that is inaccurate, objectionable, inappropriate for children, or otherwise unsuited to your purpose

12) Limitation of liability and ceiling compensation

SUP Trotters shall under no circumstances be liable for any direct and/or indirect loss or damage sustained by the user in the context of use of the website and/or the content thereof placed at his/her disposal. SUP Trotters shall only be liable for fraudulent misrepresentation or gross negligence directly and undoubtedly attributable to it. The ceiling compensation will be limited to 500 euros. In no event, shall SUP Trotters aggregate liability exceed this amount of 500 euros. The user shall also hold SUP Trotters harmless in the event of any claim, in one or other of the following cases:

-Loss of opportunities or of business income linked to the functioning or non-functioning or use or non-use of the website, or of the content that is on it or should be on it;
-Illegal or unauthorized intrusion of any third party in the webserver or website;
-Temporary congestion of the bandwidth;
-Break in the internet connection service for reasons beyond the control of SUP Trotters

13) Dispute

For any dispute, the user agrees to first contact us and attempt to resolve the dispute with us informally.

14) Law and jurisdiction

Should any dispute occur, Belgian law shall be applicable and the courts of Liège shall have sole and exclusive jurisdiction.

No Waiver

No waiver of any term of these provisions shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term.