Website Terms of Use

Last modified: June 7, 2022


Before visiting (the “Website”), please read all of these rules carefully and take them seriously. Have fun out there, but please don’t abuse the site.

Table of Contents

  1. Your Acceptance

  2. The Website

  3. Use of the Website

  4. Use of Website Content

  5. Warranty Disclaimer

  6. General

1. Your Acceptance

By using and/or visiting this Website, you (1) agree to and accept the Cruise Terms of Service (“Agreement”) and these terms and conditions (the "Terms of Use"), and (2) acknowledge and consent to the Cruise Privacy Policy that applies to personal data processed in relation to the Website. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, or consent to the terms of the Privacy Policy, please do not use the Website. The Website is operated by Cruise LLC (“Cruise”) through various agencies and service providers.

2. The Website

These Terms of Use apply to all users of the Website, including users who may be contributors of photo/video content, information, and other materials or services on the Website.

The Website may contain links to third-party websites that are not owned or controlled by Cruise. Cruise has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites. In addition, Cruise will not and cannot censor or edit the content of any third-party site. By clicking on links, you expressly relieve Cruise from any and all liability arising from your use of any third-party site, or from the content of any third-party site.

Accordingly, we encourage you to be aware when you leave the Website, and to read the terms and conditions and privacy policy of each website that you visit.

3. Use of the Website 

Cruise hereby grants you permission to access and use the Website as set forth in these Terms of Use, provided that:

You agree not to alter or modify any part of the Website.

You agree not to access Website content through any technology or any unauthorized means other than user interaction expressly invited on the Website itself.

You agree not to use the Website for any commercial use. Prohibited commercial use includes any of the following actions taken without Cruise’s express approval:

  • Sale of access to the Website or its related services on another Website; or

  • Use of the Website or its related services for the primary purpose of gaining advertising or subscription revenue;

  • The sale of advertising, on the Website or any third-party Website, targeted to the content of specific Website content;

  • Any use of the Website or its related services that Cruise finds, in its sole discretion, to use Cruise’s resources with the effect of competing with or displacing the market for the Website’s content or any products or services featured on the Website.

Prohibited commercial uses do not include any use that Cruise expressly authorizes in writing.

You agree not to use or launch any automated system, including without limitation, "robots," "spiders," or "offline readers," that accesses the Website in a manner that sends more request messages to the Website servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a conventional on-line Web browser. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Cruise grants the operators of public search engines permission to use spiders to copy materials from the site for the sole purpose of and solely to the extent necessary for creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not for-profit caches or archives of such materials. Cruise reserves the right to revoke these exceptions either generally or in specific cases. You agree not to collect or harvest any personally identifiable information from the Website, nor to use any communication systems provided by the Website (e.g. comments, email) for any commercial solicitation purposes.

4. Use of Website Content

In addition to the general restrictions above, the following restrictions and conditions apply specifically to your use of content on the Website:

  • The content on the Website, including without limitation, the text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, interactive features and the like ("Content") and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein ("Marks"), are owned by or licensed to Cruise, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under the law.

  • You may access Website Content only as permitted under the Agreement and these Terms of Use. Cruise reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Website Content.

  • You agree not to engage in the use, copying, or distribution of any of the Content other than as expressly permitted herein.

  • You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Website or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on use of the Website or the Content therein.

5. Warranty Disclaimer

You agree that your use of the website shall be at your sole risk. to the fullest extent permitted by law, Cruise, its officers, directors, employees, parents, affiliates, shareholders, representatives and agents disclaim all warranties, express or implied, in connection with the website and your use thereof.

Cruise makes no warranties or representations about the accuracy or completeness of any user generated content or the content of any sites linked to this site and assumes no liability or responsibility for any (i) errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content, (ii) personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to or use of our website, (iii) any unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored therein, (iv) any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from our website, (v) any bugs, viruses, trojan horses, or the like which may be transmitted to or through our website by any third-party, and/or (vi) any errors or omissions in any content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the website. Cruise does not warrant, endorse, guarantee, or assume responsibility for any product or service advertised or offered by a third-party through the website or any hyperlinked website or feature in any banner or other advertising, and Cruise will not be a party to or in any way be responsible for monitoring any transaction between you and third-party providers of products or services.

As with the purchase of a product or service through any medium or in any environment, you should use your best judgment and exercise caution where appropriate.

6. General

You agree that: (i) the Website shall be deemed solely based in California; and (ii) the Website shall be deemed a passive Website that does not give rise to personal jurisdiction over Cruise, either specific or general, in jurisdictions other than California. These Terms of Use shall be governed by the internal substantive laws of the State of California, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Any claim or dispute between you and Cruise that arises in whole or in part from, or that relates to, the Website shall be decided exclusively by a court of competent jurisdiction located in California. These Terms of Use, together with the Privacy Notice at and any other legal notices published by Cruise on the Website, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and Cruise concerning the Website. If any provision of these Terms of Use is deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms of Use, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of these Terms of Use shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and Cruise’s failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. Cruise reserves the right to amend these Terms of Use at any time and without notice, and it is your responsibility to review these Terms of Use for any changes. Your use of the Website following any amendment of these Terms of Use will signify your assent to and acceptance of its revised terms.

You agree that any cause of action arising out of or related to the website must commence within one (1) year after the cause of action accrues. otherwise, such cause of action is permanently barred.