Last update: May 16th 2019
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Several sections of www.snorkeling-report.com allow Users and/or Members to send/upload/post content to the website. The User content includes: sending information, photos/images and advice on snorkeling spots via the “add a spot” form; uploading photos in photo galleries on each spot page; posting photos in the comment areas of the website.
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Any photo/image that does not meet the aforementioned criteria will not be published and/or may be deleted at any time by Snorkeling Report without prior notice.
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Snorkeling Report aims to provide the User with information, tips/advice, reviews and graphic elements (photos, satellite views, maps) to prepare his snorkeling session.
All the information contained in the website is provided in good faith, but without any guarantee as to the accuracy thereof, which is only indicative and non-contractual.
The User agrees that the provided information, especially the information on recommended snorkeling areas and the information on the minimum snorkeling levels required for each spot, do not substitute under any circumstances to:
The User also understands that snorkeling spots are part of a wild environment and that their aspect can quickly and significantly be altered, and that Snorkeling Report cannot guarantee that the underwater visibility and the seabed aspect will be exactly as described on the website the day the User will snorkel the spot.
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