Traffic Zebra (“TrafficZebra.com”, “Website”, “we”, “our” or “us”) is a free public traffic, travel & auto information website, where users can read, access and post traffic and road updates, news and breaking reports across major countries. Users of this Website (“users”, “you”, or “your”) include all visitors who access the contents of our Website or use any other services provided by us (together, “Our Services”).

These Terms of Use (“Terms”) as well as our Privacy Policy bind you each time you visit or use the Website or any of Our Services. If you do not agree to these Terms or our Privacy Policy, please do not use this Website or any of Our Services.

These Terms may be updated, reviewed or amended from time to time, at the sole discretion of Traffic Zebra. Material changes (if any) to these Terms will reflect on the relevant page online. You should periodically refer to any changes made to these Terms. Continued use of this Website, or use of any of Our Services, will thereafter constitute your deemed acceptance of the revised Terms.

While our Website is a free public website open to any person having internet access, unless expressly specified to contrary, the text, graphics, logos, including the arrangement of content, and the “look and feel” of this Website (together, “Our Content”),is the copyright of Traffic Zebra, and are protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws in the United States of America and other countries. The unique Traffic Zebra name and the Traffic Zebra brand/logo are protected and cannot be reproduced, copied, imitated or used without our explicit written permission. You may not download any selections of this Website or Our Content made available on it, through any technique or method. Reproduction, modification, copying or distribution of any part of the Website, is expressly prohibited without written permission. Aggregated or shared 3rd party content, RSS feeds or news content alerts are excluded from this clause. The Content made available on this Website remains our property and is our copyright. All rights are reserved by Traffic Zebra. Parts of our blog post articles can be quoted or individual paragraphs maybe referenced, so long credit is given with our brand name or preferably a backlink to the original source.

Traffic Zebra allows you to submit traffic reports, along with a description (including time, place, images relating to the event) of the incident. Such reports and any content, including but not limited to time, place, photographs, pictures, and images which you upload onto the Website (“Your Content”) is owned by you but you give Traffic Zebra the rights to publish without restrictions & fair use. Traffic Zebra does not claim per say any ownership on Your Content. You grant Traffic Zebra a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, sub-licensable, worldwide license to use Your Content, in accordance with our Website’s Privacy Policy. You represent and warrant that you are the owner of Your Content, and are not violating any third party rights by posting Your Content on our Website. We do not necessarily endorse Your Content or any content on our user-generated newsfeed, and have no obligation to monitor, edit, remove or prescreen Your Content. You are solely liable for any of Your Content posted on this Website, including the right to use any image you upload and the duty not to submit any misleading information. You are also solely responsible for your interaction with other users on this Website, both online and offline, and Traffic Zebra is not liable for the conduct of any of its users. You also represent and warrant that Your Content is true to the best of your knowledge, does not contain information that you know is not correct or current, and will not be of a nature which causes mental, emotional or physical stress to other users.

You understand that any content submitted cannot be used as evidence for insurance or legal purposes; this website is not affiliated with any organization (nor does it claim) and offers data & information on a “as is” basis for informational purposes only.

You must be of at least 18 years of age to use this Website. You agree and warrant that none of Your Content shall be of a pornographic, violent, discriminatory, unlawful, hateful, nude, partially nude or sexually suggestive nature, or harmful, deceptive, defamatory, or otherwise objectionable in any manner. You also represent and warrant that none of Your Content infringes the rights of any other third party.

To post traffic reports/updates of any kind on our Website, you are required to complete a submission form, where you must fill various fields with personal information. You may not impersonate someone else. You will not disclose information which should not be shared to our open community of online readers. You accept the full responsibility for the information shared to our readers. Traffic Zebra is not responsible for any misuse nor can it verify every single submission. We expect our users to have the highest standards of integrity when reporting any information & remain courteous at all times. To further understand how we use your information or who we disclose it to, please refer to our Privacy Policy.

Traffic Zebra reserves the right to refuse use of Our Services in certain circumstances at our sole discretion, including but not limited to you or Your Content not meeting the “Eligibility” criteria or you being in violation of any other criteria as mentioned in these Terms.

Our Website may contain links to other third party sites. As third party sites are beyond our control, we do not accept any responsibility in connection with such third party sites which may be accessible or linked through our Website. By linking a third party webpage, we do not endorse any of the contents of these third party websites, nor do we accept any liability for anything encountered therein. Users are advised to access such third party sites linked through our Website, with caution and at their own risk.

You agree that any material downloaded or otherwise accessed through this Website is at your own risk. Traffic Zebra will not be responsible for any damage to computer systems or devices, or any loss in data arising from accessing or using this Website. Traffic Zebra does not warrant that this Website or its servers are free from viruses or other harmful mechanisms. In the absence of obvious negligence on our side, Traffic Zebra cannot be held liable for any unauthorised access to protected information by third parties.

Traffic Zebra takes reasonable efforts to ensure that accurate and up-to-date information is displayed on all pages of its Website, including the content of the Website’s blog or the information made part of its newsletters or promotions. Our Content on this Website has been prepared with reasonable care, and is believed by Traffic Zebra to be true as on date of preparation of this Website, or the date of subsequent updates. However, we make no representation or warranty regarding the accuracy or completeness of Our Content, or any other content contained in or accessed through our Website. There may be technical inaccuracies, or other errors in Our Content uploaded, including location based errors or typographical errors. We do not represent or warrant that the Website shall be error free, or can be used uninterrupted.Traffic Zebra shall not be liable for any incidental, direct or indirect losses or damages, including damages arising from tort, contract, strict liability or other, or other losses of goodwill or profit, arising to you or any other third party from use of Our Content on this Website or from the use of any services provided by this Website. Traffic Zebra will also not be liable for any inaccuracies or errors resulting from the use of Our Services, damage, personal injury, death or property damage arising from the use of Our Services, whether arising to you or any third party. The sole purpose of Traffic Zebra is to help users understand the prevailing traffic conditions, find travel destinations or learn more about highways & transportation matters and we shall not be liable for any inaccuracies in the description of events posted by users or any person who submits such information on our Website. Some information posted by users of our Website may be outdated and not current. However, though we try our reasonable best (through user suggestions or self-edits) to ensure that all information on our Website is accurate, Traffic Zebra cannot systematically track every single update made by its users. Hence we recommend that you check the veracity of the information through multiple sources before using or acting on such information.

You agree to indemnify Traffic Zebra, its service providers, affiliates, agents, directors, employees or suppliers and keep them indemnified against all loss, damages (including but not limited to direct, indirect, special, consequential, punitive or exemplary damages) or costs (including legal costs) arising from your use of Our Services, including but not limited to any data transmitted or received by you, your breaching these Terms, or any third party right, including intellectual property rights, your breaching any law, rule or regulation.

Your use of Our Services is at your own risk, and Our Services are provided without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied (including but not limited to fitness for a particular purpose, quality or merchantability). Our Services are provided on an ‘as-is’ or an ‘as available’ basis. No communication from Traffic Zebra with you will create any express or implied warranty. We also do not warrant that Our Services will be available at all times, or at all locations, or be secure or uninterrupted.

In case any provision in these Terms become unenforceable or partially unenforceable, wherever possible shall be severed as necessary to make these Terms enforceable, unless such severing materially changes these Terms.

These Terms together with the Privacy Policy and the use of this Website will be governed in accordance with the laws in the Province of Ontario

These Terms were last updated on April 1st, 2017