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the earth ink's t&cs  

The Earth Ink Terms of Service


As a registered business in the United States (of Washington, Hawaii, and Colorado), The Earth Ink is closed. The trade name, The Earth Ink, and website,, is still owned by Andrea Rip who now resides in the United Arab Emirates. She uses the platform for travel journalism and creative works, as well as, occasional freelance work.

The following Terms of Use serve to protect the rights (copyrights, intellectual property, including designs, writing, images, and photography) of The Earth Ink. Furthermore, with regards to use violations, The Earth Ink/Andrea Rip reserves the right of law in the United States and Canada.

1. Terms

By accessing the website at, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms of service, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.

2. Use License
  1. Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on The Earth Ink's website for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:

    • modify or copy the materials;

    • use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);

    • attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on The Earth Ink's website;

    • remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or

    • transfer the materials to another person or "mirror" the materials on any other server.

  2. This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by The Earth Ink at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

3. Disclaimer
  1. The materials on The Earth Ink's website are provided on an 'as is' basis. The Earth Ink makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties including, without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights.

  2. Further, The Earth Ink does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

4. Limitations

In no event shall The Earth Ink or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on The Earth Ink's website, even if The Earth Ink or a The Earth Ink authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

5. Accuracy of materials

The materials appearing on The Earth Ink's website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. The Earth Ink does not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete or current. The Earth Ink may make changes to the materials contained on its website at any time without notice. However The Earth Ink does not make any commitment to update the materials.

6. Links

The Earth Ink has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by The Earth Ink of the site. Use of any such linked website is at the user's own risk.

7. Modifications

The Earth Ink may revise these terms of service for its website at any time without notice. By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these terms of service.

8. Governing Law

These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of United Arab Emirates and you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in that State or location.

9. Contact

Should you need to connect with The Earth Ink, or be interested to feature/repost/share any content, please connect use the "contact" button at the top right of this page.

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