Near And Away

A canvas to share photos and notes of our travels

Terms of Use

The Basics

Remember that all photographs, images, videos, design, and content within this Web site are the property of Robena Weiss or other owners as noted, regardless of whether or not there is a copyright notice on the material.

We hope you enjoy your time here and feel welcome to return as frequently as you wish, but resist the urge to copy, modify, create derivative works from, or otherwise exploit these Materials in any way.

In general, these Materials may not be reproduced, modified or redistributed without the written permission of Robena Weiss or the respective copyright owner. If you wish to use any of these Materials, or if you have concerns relating to this Web site or these Terms of Use, please contact us first.

The Details

Intellectual Property Notification

By their very nature, these Materials are copyrighted and protected by intellectual property laws including those relating to copyrights, trademarks, trade names, Internet domain names, and other similar rights.

These Terms may be revised and updated at any time and without notice. You are cautioned to review the Terms of Use posted on the Web site periodically. Your continued access or use of this Web site after any such changes are posted will constitute your acceptance of these changes.

You may not interfere with the security of, or otherwise abuse this Web site or any system resources, services or networks connected to or accessible through this Web site. You may only use this Web site for lawful purposes.

Find out more about copyright protections at this site.

Copying/Reprinting/Reproducing Materials

For Personal or Educational Use
Most actions to electronically copy, or print to hard copy portions of these Materials for your own, non-commercial, personal or educational purposes are typically acceptable, provided that the Materials are not modified and that copyright and other intellectual property notices remain intact.
i.e. you must use it "as is" and give visible credit to the original owner and you must make clear to others the license terms of this work.
For Commercial Use
These Materials are absolutely and unequivocally NOT to be used for commercial use or profit of any kind without prior written permission of the copyright owner. We are certainly open to requests for use of this kind and each will be reviewed for its own merits.
Any other use of materials on this Web site – including reproduction for purposes other than noted above, modification, distribution, or reproduction – without the prior written permission of Robena Weiss is strictly prohibited.

Linking To This Web Site

We would be honored if you would like to share a link to this Web site from your own as described below.

We offer a limited, revocable, and non-exclusive right to create a hyperlink to this Web site providing the link does not portray the Weiss' or the site,, in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise objectionable manner. Feel free to use the text provided below to create your link.

<a title="Personal travel photographs and trip notes" href="">Near And Away</a>

Hotlinking, the process of linking directly to non-HTML files on this Web site from any external domain, is strictly forbidden. Such action will be considered a theft of intellectual property, theft of bandwidth, and violation of this Web site and host service. Violators will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

Privacy Policy

Anyone may access and view the content of this Web site without identifying themselves or revealing any personal information. However, some portions of this site may require you to provide personally identifiable information (such as your name, email or other contact information).

In addition, our web servers create standard log files. These record information such as internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Your personal information is never shared, sold, rented or otherwise intentionally disclosed to any third party (except as required for any statutory or legal requirements). If you opt to provide us that sort of information, we may use it for purposes such as verifying your identity, sending you information or contacting you.

General Disclaimer

Robena Weiss makes no claim or representation and accepts no responsibility regarding the quality, nature, or reliability of this Web site, sites accessible by hyperlinks from this Web site, or sites linking to this Web site. Viewers and users will hold the Weiss' harmless from any and all issues regarding this site.

We may revise, supplement or delete information, services and/or the resources contained in the Web site and reserve the right to make such changes without prior notification to past, current or prospective visitors.

Your fair use and other rights are in no way affected by any of the above statements.

Last Updated: 8-May-2007