VesselFinder provides information about current position of ships transmitted by AIS, their past track, technical specifications, port and ship photos, port calls, port traffic statistics, maritime news and other related information.
(2) Use of Services
Registered users of VesselFinder.com are able to use certain additional services and extra data.
During your registration you will be asked to provide your name and e-mail address, which will be deemed to be of your own exclusive property or in your legitimate possession or use.
The users who subscribe to our Services are considered as adults and able to act legally.
(3) Licence to use website
Unless otherwise stated, we or our licensors own the intellectual property rights in the Service and material on VesselFinder. Subject to the licence below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved and protected by European law. You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages, photos, news, data and all other information from the Service for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these Terms. You must not:
- republish material from this website (including republication on another website) without appropriate accreditation to VesselFinder.com or a backlink to www.vesselfinder.com;
- sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;
- show any material from the website in public without mentioning VesselFinder.com as a source;
- reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on our website for a commercial purpose;
- redistribute material from this website except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution.
Where content is specifically made available for redistribution, it may only be redistributed within your organisation.
The information on our website is provided by our data providers, partners or contributors and VesselFinder is not liable for its accuracy and genuineness.
(4) Paid Services
Certain Services from VesselFinder are offered free of charge, currently called the "Free Service". Other Services require payment before you can access them, collectively called "Paid Services". You can learn more about the content of our Paid Services on our Website.
Paid Services are entered into for a subscription period. The subscription period may be either for one (1) month at a time, for twelve (12) months at a time or for such period agreed upon between the Parties. All subscriptions (personal and business) are not automatically extended. Please see your account page at our Website for more information about your subscription.
No logging in on more than one device is allowed at the same time with one account. Each paid user is allowed to log in to their account on one (1) device/browser at a time.
You acknowledge that a variety of VesselFinder actions may impair or prevent you from accessing your Content or using the Service at certain times and/or in the same way, for limited periods or permanently, and agree that VesselFinder has no responsibility or liability as a result of any such actions or results, including, without limitation, for the deletion of, or failure to make available to you, any Content. If you are a subscriber to the Paid Services and find that any such modifications or interruption of the Paid Services adversely affects you, you may notify us, explain the adverse impact the modification has created and, if you desire, request a termination of your Paid Services. Upon receipt of any such request, we will endeavor to promptly remedy the adverse impact caused by the modification, by extending the duration of your Paid Services subscription for a period of time equal to the interruption and/or by refunding you any prepaid fees for the remainder of the relevant Subscription calculated from the moment of such withdrawal.
(5) Fees and Payment
Paid Services shall be paid as a monthly or yearly subscription fee in accordance with the price which is available on the Website or in one of our mobile applications. You may effect payment of the fee through any of the means of payment offered by us on the Website or in one of our mobile applications. If any payment is not made on the due date, your Paid Service subscription will be automatically and immediately terminated.
VesselFinder may change the prices for the Paid Services from time to time and will indicate any such price changes on our Website. Price changes to Paid Services will take effect from the next subscription period (one or twelve months, see above). As permitted by law, you accept the new price by renewing your subscription to the Paid Services at the new prices. If you do not agree with the price changes, you have the right not to renew your subscription.
We work with a third-party company, Avangate BV dba 2Checkout (“Avangate”), which is processing all electronic payments for our Paid Services. By subscribing to our Paid Services you consent third-party processing partners to store your payment card information. Avangate and its Affiliates companies part of the Avangate - 2Checkout group of companies dba 2Checkout, addresses the compliance obligations imposed upon them pursuant to the Directive 95/46/EC ("GDPR"), California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 ("CCPA") and any other applicable privacy laws.
(6) Acceptable use
You must not use our website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity. You must not use our website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software. You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including, without limitation, scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our website without our express written consent. You must not use our website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.
(7) Restricted access
Access to certain areas of our website is restricted. We reserve the right to restrict access to other areas of our website, or indeed our whole website, at our discretion. If we provide you with / you generate a user email address and password to enable you to access restricted areas of our website or other content or services, you must ensure that the password is kept confidential. You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any unauthorised use of your account or password. You are responsible for any activity on our website arising out of any failure to keep your password confidential and may be held liable for any losses arising out of such a failure. You must not use any other person's email address and password to access our website, unless you have that person's express permission to do so. We may disable your user email address and password at any time in our sole discretion with or without notice or explanation.
(8) User content
(9) Limited warranties
The information provided by VesselFinder is for general informational purposes only. All information on VesselFinder is provided in good faith, however we make no representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied regarding the accuracy, adequacy, validity, reliability, availability or completeness of any information on VesselFinder. We do not commit to ensuring that the Service remains available or that the material on the VesselFinder is kept up to date. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to this website and the use of this website (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law in respect of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill).
(10) Limitations and exclusions of liability
- limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;
- limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
- limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law;
- or exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.
- We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.
- We will not be liable to you in respect of any business losses, including (without limitation) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill.
- We will not be liable to you in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software.
- We will not be liable to you in respect of any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage.
You hereby indemnify us and undertake to keep us indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including, without limitation, legal expenses and any amounts paid by us to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of our legal advisers) incurred or suffered by us arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these Terms, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these Terms.
Without prejudice to our other rights under these Terms, if you breach these Terms in any way, we may take such action as we deem appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.
(16) Exclusion of third party rights
These Terms are for the benefit of you and us, and are not intended to benefit any third party or be enforceable by any third party. The exercise of our and your rights in relation to these Terms is not subject to the consent of any third party.
(17) Entire agreement
(18) Law and jurisdiction