dangerousroads.org is a free-access, free-content Internet encyclopedia. The website is ranked among the Internet's largest and most popular websites about roads and mountain passes.
On 2011, it started almost entirely open—anyone could create articles, and any article could be edited by any reader. Modifications to all articles were published immediately. As a result, any article could contain inaccuracies such as errors and nonsensical or irrelevant text.
Over time dangerousroads.org gradually have restricted modifications. Only authorised users may create or modify an article. They’re a network of collaborators who are spread all over the world. In certain cases, editors are allowed to submit modifications, but review is required for some editors, depending on certain conditions. Although changes are not systematically reviewed, the software provides certain tools allowing the network of contributors to review changes made by others. An article is not considered to be owned by its creator or any other editor and is not vetted by any recognized authority.
As a consequence of the open structure, dangerousroads.org "makes no guarantee of validity" of its content, since no one is ultimately responsible for any claims appearing in it. Because contributors usually rewrite small portions of an entry rather than making full-length revisions, high- and low-quality content may be intermingled within an entry.
dangerousroads.org is committed to honouring the privacy of the users of the dangerousroads website, which includes any personally identifiable information. dangerousroads.org will utilize any information collected to better understand its users needs and provide better service. In addition, dangerousroads.org will use the information it gathers to improve the content of the web site. If any personally identifiable information has been volunteered, dangerousroads.org may utilize that information to notify users about updates to the web site and/or contact users for marketing purposes. The information that is personally identifiable will not be shared with or sold to any other organizations for commercial purposes.
Below is a list of non-volunteered information that will be collected automatically when visiting the dangerousroads.org Web Site:
• The referrer (the site prior to entering the dangerousroads.org web site)
• The IP address of the workstation
• Date and time logged in and out
• Pages visited while on our site
• Time spent on each page
• Criteria used when searching
To avoid any solicitations from dangerousroads.org as a result of visiting the website, please send an email to info@ dangerousroads.org.
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Your File: Personal information is the information that relates to you, that identifies you as a Member or customer of dangerousroads.org , and that allows us to provide services and benefits directly to you. dangerousroads.org will advise you when and why a file containing personal information is opened. We ask you for your personal information so that we can:
• understand your needs;
• determine your admissibility for our products and services;
• inform you about our products and services, or those of our partners, that we believe may be of interest to you; or
• comply with the law.
Of course, you can choose not to provide us with some or all of your personal information. However, this choice may not enable us to provide you with the product, service, or information that you requested or that could be offered to you.
Your knowledge and consent are required for the collection, use, or disclosure of your personal information. We only collect, use, or disclose personal information for purposes we believe you would consider appropriate under the circumstances. When you become a Member of dangerousroads.org, we will use your name and address for general mailing and renewal purposes. We believe you would also expect us to contact you to advise you of new and existing services and benefits being offered by dangerousroads.org and its partners that may be of interest to you. From time to time, we will inform you of such services and benefits via direct marketing. You may choose not to receive these offers and have your name deleted from our direct marketing lists.
Should you wish to limit the information you receive and the ways we communicate to you as a member, please send your request to this e-mail info@ dangerousroads.org .
Except as set out in this policy, or as required by law, dangerousroads.org does not sell or disclose any of your personal information to any other organization and dangerousroads.org will not transmit personal information to third parties without first obtaining your written consent to do so. dangerousroads.org may, however, disclose information in the following cases:
• to our lawyer;
• to a police force, if required by law;
• to a person authorized by a law or collective agreement;
• to a government agency which can oblige us to do so;
• in emergency situations in which the life, health or safety of a customer is in danger;
• to all other persons authorized by law;
• to an authorized contractor providing service to you;
• to another person for the development, enhancement, marketing or provision of any of dangerousroads.org ' products or services on our behalf that we believe may be of interest to you;
• to credit grantors and reporting agencies;
• to a person who, in the reasonable judgement of dangerousroads.org, is seeking information as your agent; or
• a third party or parties, where the Member or customer consents to such disclosure.
We only collect the information that we need in order to deliver services and benefits to you. We do not use techniques to collect personal information about you without your knowledge.
We do not use or disclose your personal information for any purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with your consent or as required by law.
Retention: Your personal information is retained only as long as necessary for the fulfilment of those purposes. dangerousroads.org does not keep your personal information if it is no longer needed for the purposes required or as required by law.
Your personal information is kept as accurate, complete, and up-to-date as is necessary for the purposes for which it is to be used.
We protect your personal information by using safeguards that are appropriate to the sensitivity of the information.
Our Employees' Responsibilities: Each of our employees is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of all personal information to which they have access. We keep our employees informed about our policies and procedures for protecting personal information. Where necessary, our employees are required to sign agreements to keep your personal information confidential.
Keeping Your Personal Information Confidential: Your personal information is secure within dangerousroads.org. We have comprehensive security controls to protect against non-authorized access, use, alteration, duplication, destruction, or disclosure.
• We may use other partners to offer products and services. These partners never have access to our list of customers. We always use the services of a third party specialised in mailing list treatment, with which a confidentiality agreement has been signed beforehand.
• Our safeguards protect personal information against loss or theft, regardless of the format in which it is held.
• For information about the security of electronic transactions, we refer you to our Web site (dangerousroads.org)
• We have strict procedures in place with respect to destroying, deleting or disposing of personal information when it is no longer required for the purposes set out in this policy, or by law.
Upon request in writing, you will be informed of the existence, use, and disclosure of your personal information and you will be given access to that information. We will assist any customer who informs us that they need assistance in preparing a request concerning personal information. You may challenge the accuracy and completeness of the information and have it amended as appropriate.
dangerousroads.org has thirty (30) days to reply to a request for access to a file. dangerousroads.org can refuse access to a file in certain circumstances.
Accuracy of Your File: You can ask to delete or correct any information contained in your file. The request for correction must be made by writing to us, either by mail at the above-mentioned mailing address, or by fax at the above-mentioned number, or by e-mail at the above-mentioned e-mail address. dangerousroads.org has thirty (30) days to reply.
You can address any challenge concerning our compliance with this Policy to our Chief Privacy Officer.
When you visit dangerousroads.org without registering or otherwise interacting with the site, your personal information and e-mail address are not recorded. However, in order to meet your needs as best as we can, some of our forms require you to enter personal information. We will require personal information when you apply for membership, make purchases, take part in surveys, or request information on the products and services offered by dangerousroads.org and its partners.
Our 'cookies' do not capture your individual e-mail address or any private information about you. However, dangerousroads.org may use the information provided on a consolidated a basis for statistical and survey purposes and to improve the user-friendliness of its' Web-site.
We use the information you have provided to help us serve you better. We do not send unsolicited e-mail. By adding your name to our e-mail subscriber's list on our Web-site, you authorize dangerousroads.org to send to you personalized messages from time to time. These messages contain information about services and benefits offered by dangerousroads.org and its partners that we think may be of interest to you. At no time do dangerousroads.org ' advertisers, partners, or third parties have access to your confidential information. You may cancel your subscription to these e-mail messages at any time.
We also allow you to personalize the home page of our web-site to reflect your preferences and to store personal information that you have provided voluntarily on the web-site.
We use standard Web server log files, to help us count visitors and evaluate our site's technical capacity. We use this information to find out how many people visit our web-site and to make our pages more useful to our visitors.
When you leave our web-site: this policy discloses the privacy practices for our Web-site. However, our site contains links to other sites. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the privacy and security policies of the new site. We encourage you to read the Privacy policies of all Web-sites you visit, especially if you share any personal information.
Further information can be found under Google Analytics Terms of Service & Privacy. Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).
dangerousroads.org welcomes you to Dangerousroads.org, our digital information network about the dangerous roads in the world. These are our terms and conditions for use of the network, which you may access in several ways, including but not limited to the World Wide Web, digital television, PDA, mobile phone and RSS feeds. These terms and conditions apply whenever you access the network, on whatever device. In these terms and conditions, when we say dangerousroads.org, we mean this network, regardless of how you access it.
By using the network, you are deemed to have accepted these conditions.
Any changes we make to the terms and conditions will be reflected on this page.
When you register, you are registering as a personal user of dangerousroads.org. Access to registration areas is via your email address and password.
We allow you access to the registration areas of the site on the basis that:
(i) your email address and password are personal to you and may not be used by anyone else to access dangerousroads.org
(ii) you will not do anything which would assist anyone who is not a registered user to gain access to any registration area of dangerousroads.org
(iii) you do not maliciously create additional registration accounts for the purpose of abusing the functionality of the site, or other users; nor do you seek to pass yourself off as another user
(iv) you comply with these terms and conditions.
If, for any reason, we believe that you have not complied with these requirements, we may, at our discretion, cancel your access to the registration areas of dangerousroads.org immediately and without giving you any advance notice.
2. Termination of registration
If we wish to bring the agreement to an end, we will do so by emailing you at the address you have registered stating that the agreement has terminated. The agreement will terminate and your email address and password will become invalid on dangerousroads.org immediately.
3. Use of material appearing on dangerousroads.org
For the purposes of this agreement, "material" means material including, without limitation, text, video, graphics and sound material, published on the dangerousroads.org or a third party.
You may download and print extracts from the material and make copies of these for your own personal and non-commercial use only. You are not allowed to download or print the material, or extracts from it, in a systematic or regular manner or otherwise so as to create a database in electronic or paper form comprising all or part of the material appearing on dangerousroads.org.
You must not reproduce any part of dangerousroads.org or the material or transmit it to or store it in any other website or disseminate any part of the material in any other form, unless we have indicated that you may do so. If you wish to use our content, you just need to communicate it by email. We may be prepared to allow you to distribute or reproduce other parts of dangerousroads.org or the material.
4. Disclaimer of liability
To the extent permitted at law, we do not accept any responsibility for any statement in the material. You must not rely on any statement we have published on dangerousroads.org without first taking specialist professional advice. Nothing in the material is provided for any specific purpose or at the request of any particular person.
For the avoidance of confusion, we will not be liable for any loss caused as a result of your doing, or not doing, anything as a result of viewing, reading or listening to the material or any part of it (except for death or personal injury attributable to our negligence and to the extent permitted at law).
You can access other sites via links from dangerousroads.org. These sites are not under our control and we are not responsible in any way for any of their contents.
We give no warranties of any kind concerning dangerousroads.org or the material. In particular, we do not warrant that dangerousroads.org or any of its contents is virus free. You must take your own precautions in this respect as we accept no responsibility for any infection by virus or other contamination or by anything which has destructive properties.
5. Third party material on dangerousroads.org
You will see advertising material submitted by third parties on dangerousroads.org. Individual advertisers are solely responsible for the content of advertising material which they submit to us, including ensuring that it complies with relevant legislation. We accept no responsibility for the content of advertising material, including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein.
6. Submitting content for publication
Users of our site may submit material for publication in various areas of the site.
You will be deemed to consent to these guidelines if you choose to post any content or comments to the site.
When you submit content to us, you do so in accordance with these Terms of Service.
This means you agree that you have created the content you have submitted to us, or you have permission from, or are authorised by, the owner of the content to send it to us.
By submitting content to us, you are granting us an unconditional, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free (unless otherwise agreed with us) worldwide licence to use, publish or transmit, or to authorise third-parties to use, publish or transmit your content in any format and on any platform, either now known or hereinafter invented.
In certain areas of the site, content will be published only at the discretion of the editor. We, or authorised third parties, may cut, crop or edit your content at our or their sole discretion. We may remove your content from use at any time.
We accept no liability in respect of any content submitted by users and published by us or by authorised third-parties.
You warrant that the material you submit is not obscene, offensive, defamatory of any person or otherwise illegal; and, you agree not to post material which is deliberately intended to upset other users.
You or the owner of the content still own the copyright in the content sent to us and are free to use the content wherever you or the owner wish and in whatever media you or the owner want.
7. Data protection
These terms may be varied from time to time. Please ensure that you review these terms and conditions regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted a variation if you continue to use the site after it has been posted. Details of variations will be posted in this part.
9. Force majeure
Although we will do our best to provide constant, uninterrupted access to dangerousroads.org, we do not guarantee this. We accept no responsibility or liability for any interruption or delay.
dangerousroads.org is a catalog of the world's most dangerous and scenic roads and the informations presented here are simply informative. In any case dangerousroads.org must be used as the only source to decide to take a road. If you decide to travel for some of these roads, you're doing it at your own risk.
To use information contained on this site is to do so at your own risk. dangerousroads.org is not responsible for the information contained in these pages. This website is for information purposes only and we assume no liability for decisions made as a result of the information provided here.
Life is not a game. Driving not take unnecessary risks an respecte the traffic rules, which are different for each country.
If you decide to take a trip through some of the roads that appears in dangerousroads.org catalog, consultate it with other media or websites, to get as much information as possible.
The road information provided here may vary depending on the time of year or particular circumstances in each case. dangerousroads.org is not responsible for changes in the road information published here.
Off-highway travel is by its very nature potentially dangerous and could result in property damage, injury, or even death. If you drive any of the trails on this web site, you acknowledge these risks and assume full responsibility. You are the final judge as to whether a trail is safe to drive, whether your vehicle is capable of the journey, and whether your skills are up to the challenge. The publishers of this web site disclaim any and all liability for property damage, bodily injury, or death that could occur to you or any of your passengers. To the best of our knowledge, the information contained on this page was accurate as of the time to publish it. However, things change over time. And portions of this trail may no longer be legally accessible to motorized vehicles. Therefore, please be good stewards of our sport--always stay on designated trails.
USE DANGEROUSROADS AT YOUR OWN RISK. PLEASE BE AWARE THAT ANY INFORMATION YOU MAY FIND IN DANGEROUSROADS.ORG MAY BE INACCURATE, MISLEADING, DANGEROUS, ADDICTIVE, UNETHICAL OR ILLEGAL.
Some information on Dangerousroads may create an unreasonable risk for readers who choose to apply or use the information in their own activities or to promote the information for use by third parties. None of the authors, contributors, administrators or anyone else connected with this website, in any way whatsoever, can be responsible for your use of the information contained in or linked from these web pages. Please take all steps necessary to ascertain that information you receive from dangerousroads.org is correct and has been verified. Double-check all information with independent sources. The authors may not be qualified to provide you with complete information or to inform you about adequate safety precautions and other measures to prevent injury, or other damage to your person, property or reputation. If you need specific advice (for example, medical, legal, financial, marital or risk management) please seek a professional licensed or knowledgeable in that area. Some of the information contained herein could cause danger or damage. The information is only for illustrative purposes, not hortatory or didactic. The use of dangerousroads.org is at your own risk: DO NOT RELY UPON ANY INFORMATION FOUND IN DANGEROUSROADS.ORG WITHOUT INDEPENDENT VERIFICATION.
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