Terms of Use


Our mission is for these pages to serve as a cultural exchange and to promote the treasures of Macedonia, its people, its heritage and its culture.


General Disclaimer

This is a not-for-profit site. Material on this site should only be used for individual (personal) educational and entertainment purposes. Material on this site is not intended to have a commercial purpose nor do we permit any commercial or business application of materials posted on this site. Use of text, photos or design in for-profit purposes is prohibited. Reproduction of text and photos on this web-site or posting of materials from this web-site to another web-site is also prohibited. Feel free at anytime to contact us regarding improvements, comments or suggestions for JourneyMacedonia.com.

It is forbidden to use materials on this web-site in a manner that promotes discrimination based on race, national origin, ethnic origin, religion, age, gender or sexual identity.


Fair Use Notice & Visitor Conduct

The following terms of conduct and the terms of use that follow are a legal and binding contract between you (the Visitor) and the owners of and contributors to JourneyMacedonia.com. Please review all terms carefully and fully before you continue to use JourneyMacedonia.com. Visitors to JourneyMacedonia.com agree to use this web-site and the materials contained within for lawful purposes only.   A Visitor is any person who connects to JourneyMacedonia.com whether voluntarily, involuntarily, by accident or via a search engine or via another web-site or URL. Visitors shall not post or transmit through JourneyMacedonia.com any material which violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others, in a manner that is unlawful, or that encourages unlawful conduct, or contains advertising or any solicitation with respect to products or services.

Any conduct by a visitor that in owners of JourneyMacedonia.com’s discretion that interferes with or restricts any other visitor from using or enjoying JourneyMacedonia.com will not be permitted. Visitors shall not use JourneyMacedonia.com to advertise or perform any commercial solicitation or any act that has commercial application.

This web-site may contain copyrighted material the use of which may or may not have been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. As stated in our mission statement, JourneyMacedonia.com serves to educate and to enlighten others on Macedonian culture and has no commercial interests. Our use is covered under the “Fair Use” section of copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. I n accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without compensation of any sort to those who visit JourneyMacedonia.com for educational and personal purposes only. Should you need or desire to use copyrighted material from JourneyMacedonia.com for commercial purposes or for purposes not covered by “Fair Use”, the obligation for obtaining copyright permission falls upon you and not the owners or contributors to JourneyMacedonia.com.

JourneyMacedonia.com contains copyrighted material, trademarks and other proprietary information, including, but not limited to, text, software, photos, video, graphics, music and sound. The complete web-site and contents of JourneyMacedonia.com are copyrighted as a collective work under the United States copyright laws. The owners of JourneyMacedonia.com have a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of content contained on this web-site. Visitors also acknowledge that they do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyrighted material.

Unless expressly permitted under copyright law, no copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication or commercial exploitation of downloaded material will be permitted without the express permission of the owners of JourneyMacedonia.com or the original copyright owner. Visitors may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit, any of the content, in whole or in part. Visitors may download copyrighted material for their personal use only. In the event of any permitted copying, redistribution or publication of copyrighted material, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark legend or copyright notice shall be made.



Visitors to JourneyMacedonia.com agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the owners of, editors, consultants and contributors to JourneyMacedonia.com and respective agents, from and against all claims, losses, damages, costs and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of the use of JourneyMacedonia.com by the you the Visitor or a third-party.


Visitors to JourneyMacedonia.com expressly agree that use of this web-site is at the visitor’s sole risk. Neither the owners of nor the contributors to JourneyMacedonia.com warrant that this web-site will be uninterrupted or error free. All work posted on this web-site has been professionally researched using empirical evidence. Professional assumptions based on empirical research may or may not prove to be inaccurate at a later date.

JourneyMacedonia.com and all the material content provided on this web-site is provided on an “As Is” basis. There exists no warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied other that those warranties incapable of exclusion by law. This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of record, whether for breach of contract, negligence, or under any other cause of action. Visitors acknowledge that the owners of and contributors to JourneyMacedonia.com are not liable for defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of other visitors to JourneyMacedonia.com or third parties and that the risk of injury form the foregoing rests entirely with the Visitors using this web-site.

The editors & owners of JourneyMacedonia.com have the sole right and discretion to edit, refuse to post, or remove any material posted. Without limiting the foregoing, the owners of JourneyMacedonia.com shall have the right to remove any material or refuse to post any material, that in the editors’ and owners’ sole discretion, finds to be in violation of these terms hereof or otherwise determine objectionable.

In no event will the owners of or contributors to JourneyMacedonia.com nor any person or entity involved in creating, contributing, producing, hosting, servicing or distributing JourneyMacedonia.com be liable for any damages, including, without limitation, direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages arising out of the use of or inability to use or access JourneyMacedonia.com. Visitors to JourneyMacedonia.com hereby acknowledge that the terms herein apply to all content on JourneyMacedonia.com.

In addition to the terms set forth above, neither the owners of or contributors to JourneyMacedonia.com shall be liable regardless of the cause or duration, for any errors, omissions, or other defects contained within JourneyMacedonia.com or for any delay or interruption in the use of or access to the user, or for any claims or losses arising from situations or occasioned thereby. None of the foregoing parties shall be liable for any third-party claims or losses of any nature including but not limited to lost profits, punitive damages, and consequential damages.


Visitor Contribution

Visitors agree that any content that the Visitor may desire to upload content to JourneyMacedonia.com, first need the express written approval by the owners or editors of JourneyMacedonia.com unless otherwise indicated on JourneyMacedonia.com. The preferred method to contribute to JourneyMacedonia.com is directly to the editors via e-mail. Please warn in advance before sending e-mail messages that combined with attachments, exceed one (1) megabyte.

Should Visitors desire to upload to an area on JourneyMacedonia.com designated as public, Visitors agree not to upload, post or otherwise make available on JourneyMacedonia.com any material protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right without the express permission of the legal owner and the burden of determining that any material is not protected by copyright rests with the Visitor. Visitors shall be solely liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights, trademarks, proprietary rights, or any other harm resulting from such a submission.

By submitting material to an area of JourneyMacedonia.com designated as permissible by the owners or editors of JourneyMacedonia.com, visitors automatically guarantee that the owner of said material has expressly granted the owners of JourneyMacedonia.com the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, modify, publish, translate and distribute such material and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form or medium for the full term of the copyright, Visitors also permit any other visitor to access, view, store or reproduce the material for that Visitor’s personal use. Visitor’s hereby grants the owners and editors of JourneyMacedonia.com the right to edit, copy, publish and distribute any material made available on JourneyMacedonia.com by the Visitor. The foregoing provisions are for the benefit of the owners of JourneyMacedonia.com, the contributors, consultants and the third party content providers, and each shall have the right to assert and enforce such provisions directly or on their own behalf.