Terms & Privacy
Pursuitist is an ad-free, non-commercial independent Paris-France based-luxury blog with international guest contributors and journalists. We’re a crowd-sourced online luxury publication showcasing the very best luxury cars and drives, fashion & style, gear, real estate and house, travel, food and drink.
Writers and contributors own their own material and articles published on the site. Pursuitist is not responsible for their content, nor do we own it.
Fair Use Disclaimer
In France, exceptions or limitations to copyright are provided for in article L.122-5 of the Intellectual Property Code and exceptions or limitations to rights related to copyright in article L.211-3 of the same code.
Pursuitist creates original photography. We also receive photography for the official owners. Photos may belong to their respective owners and are used under the principle of fair use, according to Section 107. Pursuitist may contain content not authorized for use by its owner. As Pursuitist is a non-commercial property, all content on the site is used for criticism, commenting, and news reporting.
According to Section 107 of the Copyright Act:
“The fair use of a copyrighted work […] for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use), scholarship, or research, is not an infringement of copyright.”
Terms & Privacy
Upon registration you will be required to create a password. You agree to maintain the confidentiality of your password, and are fully responsible for all liability and damages resulting from your failure to maintain that confidentiality. You further agree to notify us of any unauthorized use of your password or any other breach of security.
You are prohibited from violating any law, statute, ordinance or regulation. You shall not create liability for us or cause us to lose any of the services of our ISPs.
You must not hack pursuitist.com or perform any other activity that may damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information. You must not perform any activity to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software, hardware or telecommunications equipment.
You may link the home page of pursuitist.com to any website you own or control provided it is not commercially competitive with pursuitist.com and does not criticize or otherwise injure us and is in compliance will all applicable laws and intellectual property and other legal rights. Such a link is not an endorsement of any other site(s) by us. You shall not link directly or indirectly to any materials to which you do not have a right to link or include, nor may you modify another website so as to falsely imply that it is associated with pursuitist.com. You understand and agree that you download or otherwise obtain material or data through the use of pursuitist.com at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damages to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of such material or data.
You must not use, copy, collect, reproduce, alter, distribute, create derivative works based upon, publish, sell, publicly display or otherwise exploit any information or content displayed on our website for any commercial purposes or to the extent that such action(s) would constitute copyright infringement, injure or otherwise violate the intellectual property or proprietary rights of Pursuitist or any other third party, except with the prior written consent of Pursuitist or the appropriate third party. In some instances pursuitist.com may allow you to download or print content from the site. In such instances you may download or print such content for your personal, non-commercial use only. By doing so, you acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights.
You have the ability to add content to pursuitist.com. We do not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of the content you provide and do not have any obligation to monitor this. You agree that you, and not Pursuitist, its affiliates or licensers, are solely responsible and liable for any submissions you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available to pursuitist.com; including any loss or damage to Pursuitist or others who may suffer as a result of or in connection with any such submission to pursuitist.com. You shall not submit any content protected by any intellectual property or other third party right without the express permission of the owner. You represent, warrant and covenant that you own or otherwise control all rights to any content you submit to pursuitist.com or Pursuitist, and have all rights, power and authority required to provide such content to pursuitist.com and to assign your rights in the submission to Pursuitist. Any and all such submissions by you are and will be true, current and accurate. No use of your submissions will violate or infringe any rights of, or cause any injury to, any person or entity.
You may not harass any user or post any obscene content.
By submitting any content to pursuitist.com or Pursuitist, you simultaneously and automatically grant or warrant that the owner has expressly granted us a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, fully sublicensable and transferable right and license to use, record, sell, lease, reproduce, distribute, create derivative works based upon, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, publish and otherwise exploit the submitted content as we, in our sole discretion, deem appropriate. We may exercise this grant in any format, media or technology now known or later developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in the submitted content. You additionally grant other users permission to access your submitted content for personal, non-commercial use as permitted by the functionality of the website and these Terms of Service.
In accessing pursuitist.com you agree to indemnify and hold us and our officers, directors, shareholders, agents, employees, consultants, affiliates, subsidiaries and third-party partners harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of your representations and warranties or this Agreement or the documents it incorporates by reference, your use of pursuitist.com, your personal information, your violation of any law, statute, ordinance or regulation or the rights of a third party, or your participation as a visitor to this site.
We reserve the right to update this Agreement at any time, at which time we will also update the revision date above. Any updated version will supersede all of its preceding versions. Continued use of pursuitist.com means that you accept and agree to all changes.
We reserve the right at any time to remove, modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, any content or portion of pursuitist.com for any reason with or without notice. We shall not be liable to you or any third party for any modification, suspension or termination of the site. We have no responsibility or liability to you or any third party for the storage or deletion of, or the failure to store or delete, any of the content you provide.
Pursuitist does not necessarily verify, encourage, agree, endorse or support any submitted content. This includes but is not limited to comments, opinions, statements or links posted on any forum related to pursuitist.com.
Pursuitist will not be required to treat any submissions to pursuitist.com as confidential and will not be required to provide any compensation or consideration or be liable for any copying, reproduction, modification, adaptation, translation, collection, compilation, recompilation, derivative works or materials, or any publication, distribution, display, disclosure, sale, licensing or other use or commercial exploitation, of any ideas or other content submissions, or any tangible or intangible subject matter similar to, or using, incorporating, derived from or based on, any submission, in whole or in part. We are free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in any submitted content without any remuneration or obligation to you.
We reserve the right to suspend, terminate or refuse your use of this site at any time for any reason. We additionally reserve the right to establish and periodically change general practices and limits concerning the use of our site.
We reserve the right to send you certain communications; such as service announcements and newsletters, or anything we deem to be beneficial or helpful to your use of pursuitist.com.
We may periodically provide links to other websites or resources, but this shall not imply any relationship or connection to the other site, its operator and any of its affiliates. Because we have no control over such websites or resources, we are not responsible for the availability of such websites or resources, and are not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials available from such websites or resources. Pursuitist shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such websites and resources, or as the result of the presence of such websites and resources, including marketing partners, on our website or located through its use.
Our site is provided to you “as is” and on an “as available” basis. You may not rely on any information and opinions expressed on pursuitist.com for any purpose. It is your responsibility at all times to evaluate the accuracy, timeliness, completeness or usefulness of any content on pursuitist.com. Under no circumstances will we be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on any website content. We specifically disclaim all warranties and conditions of any kind, whether express, implied or statutory, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. We disclaim any warranties regarding the security, reliability, timeliness, and performance of our website. We disclaim any warranties for any information or advice obtained through our website. We disclaim any warranties for services or goods received through or advertised or our website or received through any links provided by our website, as well as for any information or advice received through any links provided through our website. In addition, no advice or information (written or oral) obtained by you from us shall create any warranty.
We do not endorse or warrant any health-related statements found on pursuitist.com or any third party websites accessed through pursuitist.com. In no event shall Pursuitist be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses (even if Pursuitist has been advised of the possibility of such damages), arising out of or in connection with pursuitist.com or this Agreement or the inability to use our site (however arising, including negligence), arising out of or in connection with third party transactions or arising out of or in connection with your use of the site. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of certain warranties or of incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, some of the limitations may not apply to you.
Information We Collect
We collect “personally identifiable information”, meaning information that could be used to identify you individually (such as your email address or IP address), to provide you with products and services we make available through pursuitist.com, to communicate with you, and to manage your registered account.
Information Collected Upon Registration.
If you would like to contribute any content to our Web Site, you will be required to become a registered member, as well as submit personally identifiable information to pursuitist.com. This happens in a number of instances, such as when you sign up as a registered member, or if you desire to receive marketing materials and information. Personally identifiable information that we collect in such instances may include your IP address, email address, screen name, password and zip code, and other optional information you elect to provide to us in your profile. Providing additional information beyond what is required at registration is entirely optional, but enables you a fuller experience on the Web Site.
You may access your profile on pursuitist.com to update or correct information you have provided us, or request that we deactivate your account and remove your personally identifiable information from our active databases by emailing us at provide website here where users can email to deactivate account. In the case of deactivation, we will remove your personally identifiable information as soon as is reasonably possible in accordance with our deactivation policy and applicable law. We retain in our files information that we deem necessary to resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems or enforce our Terms of Service Agreement. Additionally, your information is never completely removed from our databases due to technical and legal constraints, including backup storage.
Browser and IP Information; Cookies.
Use of Information We Collect
We may use your personal account information to operate, maintain, customize and personalize your experience with pursuitist.com based on your individual usage habits, improve our marketing and promotional efforts, analyze site usage, improve our content and product offerings, and customize our site’s content, layout and the website. We also use the information we collect about you to resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, and enforce our Terms of Service Agreement.
We may engage certain trusted third parties to perform functions and provide services to us, including without limitation hosting and maintenance, customer relationship, database storage and management, and marketing. We may share your personal account information with them, but only to the extent necessary to perform these functions and provide such services, and only pursuant to binding contractual obligations requiring such third parties to maintain the privacy and security of your information. We may use your email address to send you notifications regarding the Web Site and new services we think you may find valuable.
If we obtain IP addresses, usage data and browser information from our users, we may use such information for the following purposes: (a) to diagnose and prevent service or technology problems that are associated with the IP addresses; (b) to help us provide you with customized content and promotions that match your stated preferences; (c) to prepare geographical or other statistical data to help us better serve our users; (d) to create new features, promotions and services in connection with the Platform; and (e) to monitor the use of the website.
Third Party Advertising
Pursuitist does not have advertising. We have cookies only to view anonymous web activity.