Terms and conditions

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All rights reserved. This includes logos, artworks, all materials and content including but not limited to its composition and constructs on the Workaway web site at www.workaway.info.

You are not permited to copy, modify, sell, or rent any part of the web site, in any form or way, without express written permission from Workaway.info. Linking to the Workaway site is permitted and no permission is required. Workaway reserves the right to revoke the permission of access to or use of the service and Workaway materials upon any unauthorized use.
By using this site you agree and to the terms and conditions contained below:

Workaway.info acts to provide all the relevant information submitted in a clear and precise way and strives to ensure that all information published on this site is as up-to-date as possible and accurate. Although every effort has been made to ensure the correctness of this information, Workaway
hereby disclaims any liability for any loss or damage caused by errors, omissions, misleading information, or any potential travel problem caused by information provided via Workaway.info.

By uploading an image or video onto your profile you a) give us permission to publish it on the Workaway website and and b) grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide license to republish it in any format including without limitation in print and electronic formats for the sole use of the workaway website promotion. Images and videos will not be redistributed or used by any third party.

Hosts submitting details and registering,  agree to maintain and update  information in their account making sure it is accurate and truthful and complies with the laws of their country. Workaway accepts no liability under any circumstances for hosts who do not comply.

Workaway.info is NOT set up to provide employment opportunities. We will remove hosts that we deem are not providing cultural exchange or educational possibilities. Host listings are submitted and updated by or with the permission of hosts. Every effort has been made by Workaway that hosts provide accurate and honest listings. Hosts often offer an ongoing volunteer or internship program and are asked to remove their listing if no longer valid. Workaway reserves the right to edit any listing and post a stock photo of the area if no photo has been uploaded.

It is accepted that Workaway is an online listing portal and only provides the contact facility to enable educational and cultural exchange rather like a classified listing and is NOT a travel agency or organised exchange program. All arrrangements and legalities are arranged entirely between the host and the volunteer.

All volunteers must obtain the relevant visa (Working , volunteering or otherwise) for the country they are travelling to. All questions regarding travel and visas  should be put to the relevant embassy in the home country before travelling. Workaway or any of its members is not responsible for your visa acquisition or any of your travel expenses. Members agree to abide by the law of the country they are visiting

Users must be at least 18 years of age, or the age of legal majority in your jurisdiction

Workaway is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Please check our privacy policy. Workaway applies certain filters to email communication to ensure your safety whilst using the site. Should our filters detect misuse of the site that not in accordance with our terms and conditions we reserve the right to intervene and take reasonable appropriate action.

Workaway reserves the right to cancel any membership without refund if the terms and conditions are not met and members do not use the site in the spirit it was created. This means you cannot use our site to spam or promote any other site in anyway without permission. At our sole discretion we also reserve the right to cancel membership without refund, if in our sole opinion, hospitality or help offered by hosts or volunteers is abused. Workaway may in its sole discretion change, modify, suspend, make improvements to or discontinue any aspect of the Service, temporarily or permanently, at any time without refund. We reserve the right to suspend membership if the account is not being used by the original subscriber. Accounts are not transferable. Accounts will also be suspended should joint persons use an account registered to an individual account. Workaway should be promptly notified for any unauthorized use or theft of an account, and takes no responsibility for misuse of accounts.

Workaway does not validate every user's identity. Users are exclusively liable for ensuring that people that  contacted through the website are appropriate. Workaway does not provide a guarantee that users will be able to enter into a connection with another website user. We do not directly endorse users of the website. We do not confirm every user’s age, behaviour, ethics, reputation, criminal background or details that website users may submit. We recommend that you exercise care when meeting other users, as you would for any first time encounters with people you have not met before.

Workaway accepts no liability or will be held responsible in anyway for any related incidents under any circumstances. We highly recommend that all Workawayers take out an adequate insurance policy and that all hosts also hold insurance to cover any related incident.

This Agreement and any disputes or claims arising out of or in connection with it or its subject matter or formation including non-contractual disputes or claims are governed by and construed in accordance with the law of Hong Kong.

The parties irrevocably agree that the courts of Hong Kong have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim that arises out of or in connection with this Agreement or its subject matter or formation including non-contractual disputes or claims.

By registering you acknowledge that you have read, understood and accept the terms and conditions and that they have an equal value to a signed agreement contract. At our sole discretion we also reserve the right to modify or revise these terms and conditions, and such amendments will be effective on an immediate basis following the posting of it. Accordingly, you take sole responsibility to review these terms and conditions that apply to your each use of Workaway in due course.


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