• What is Hotspots?
  • Content Guidelines
  • Terms of Serice
  • Privacy Policy

Hotspots is a place to save your favorite places and share them with others. Make profiles for locations and favorite ones made by others. Friend other users to share private locations and collaborate together.
Hotspots, Share your World

Map It

click on "Add Hotspot" to create a location. Use the address searcher to get close to the location you want and drag it to the desired location.

Rate It

Use the stars to let others know how good the spot is

Name It

What do you call this place? "Peterson Park", "Hidden Quarter-pipe", "Abandoned Quarry" ... something to identify it to others.

Describe It

Let others know what is great about this place. Share specific spots, what it is best for.

Some Locations are not always available or accessable, make sure to let others know any hazards that could possibly arise.

View It

Choose who can view it, Everyone, Only Friends, Specific People, or No one.

Tag It

What interest is this Hotspot good for?

Share It

Now others can view, comment, rate, and contribute to your Hotspot.

Content Guidelines

We want to give users the most freedom when creating their Hotspots. There are just a few conditions to make it an enjoyable place for everyone.

1) Don't ruin it for others.

Several people may use a Hotspot managed by a company or a person, don't give them a reason to kick you or anyone else off their property. You don't want cops called on you for something someone else did. Be respectful of property. Always.

2) Don't be inappropriate

Do not upload innapropriate images or post lewd comments, you will get banned.

3) Don't share fraudulent locations.

Having to sift through dozens of fake locations to find one that is good sucks, just dont do it.

4) Don't be a Jerk

Pretty much all rules come down to this, don't be a jerk to others. You'll be warned, then you'll be asked to leave.

The gist:

We (DefyProductions) run a web service called HotspotTagger.com where users can save and share "GeoTags" of custom locations around the globe. Our service is designed to give you as much control and ownership over what goes on your site as possible and encourage you to express yourself freely. However, be responsible in what you publish. In particular, make sure that none of the prohibited items listed below appear on your site or get linked to from your Locations (things like spam, viruses, or hate content).

Terms of Service:

The following terms and conditions govern all use of the HotspotTagger.com website and all content, services and products available at or through the website, including, but not limited to, HotspotTagger.com, DefyProductions.com, (taken together, the Website). The Website is owned and operated by Defy Productions, ("Defy Productions"). The Website is offered subject to your acceptance without modification of all of the terms and conditions contained herein and all other operating rules, policies (including, without limitation, Defy Productions's Privacy Policy) and procedures that may be published from time to time on this Site by Defy Productions (collectively, the "Agreement").

Should civilization collapes or the extinction of all humans occur, this Agreement will be void unless in the event of a New World Order reinstates this Agreement.

Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using the Website. By accessing or using any part of the web site, you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the Website or use any services. If these terms and conditions are considered an offer by Defy Productions, acceptance is expressly limited to these terms. The Website is available only to individuals who are: human at least 13 years old, or a machine that has pased the Turing Test.

Should the Earth be visited or invaded by an extra-terrestrial force, Defy Productions and subsequent services may be used to aid humanity in its struggle for survival against this extra-terrestrial force.

  1. Your HotspotTagger.com Account. If you create an account on the Website, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and information, and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account and any other actions taken in connection with the Website. Defy Productions may change or remove any descriptions, comments, or content that it considers inappropriate or unlawful, or otherwise likely to cause Defy Productions liability. You must immediately notify Defy Productions of any unauthorized uses of your account or any other breaches of security. Defy Productions will not be liable for any acts or omissions by You, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.
  2. Responsibility of Actions outside of this Website. By using this service to find locations shared by others, you acknowledge that:
    • Defy Productions, HotspotTagger.com and it's staff do not endorse or promote any location, link, or interest and that use of such is soley in the discretion of you the user.
    • Defy Productions, HotspotTagger.com and it's staff are not responsible for injuries, legal actions, fines, time paradoxes and or death as a result of activities and locations found by using our services.
    • Property owners/managers are not responsible for injuries, legal actions, fines, and or death as a result of activities and locations found by using our services.
    • you may not create locations on private proprty unless you (a) are the owner of the property or (b) both you and HotspotTagger.com have written consent to display their property on HotspotTagger.com.
    • you respect the rights, privacy, and wishes of all property owners/managers.
    • you have fully complied with any and all laws, copyrights and the laws of robotics in use of this free service.
    • Defy Production's freerunning group called Team Defy is very "cool".
  3. Responsibility of Contributors. If you create a Hotspot, comment on a page, upload an image, post material to the Website, post links on the Website, or otherwise make (or allow any third party to make) material available by means of the Website (any such material, "Content"), You are entirely responsible for the content of, and any harm resulting from, that Content. That is the case regardless of whether the Content in question constitutes text, graphics, an audio file, or computer software. By making Content available, you represent and warrant that:
    • the downloading, copying and use of the Content will not infringe the proprietary rights, including but not limited to the copyright, patent, trademark or trade secret rights, of any third party;
    • if your employer has rights to intellectual property you create, you have either (i) received permission from your employer to post or make available the Content, including but not limited to any software, or (ii) secured from your employer a waiver as to all rights in or to the Content;
    • you have fully complied with any third-party licenses relating to the Content, and have done all things necessary to successfully pass through to end users any required terms;
    • the Content does not contain or install any viruses, worms, malware, Trojan horses or other harmful or destructive content;
    • the Content is not spam, is not machine- or randomly-generated, and does not contain unethical or unwanted commercial content designed to drive traffic to third party sites or boost the search engine rankings of third party sites, or to further unlawful acts (such as phishing) or mislead recipients as to the source of the material (such as spoofing);
    • the Content is not pornographic, does not contain threats or incite violence towards individuals or entities, and does not violate the privacy or publicity rights of any third party;
    • your Hotspot location is not getting advertised via unwanted electronic messages such as spam links on newsgroups, email lists, other blogs and web sites, and similar unsolicited promotional methods;
    • your Hotspot location is not named in a manner that misleads other contributers into going to an invalid/inaccessable location or thinking that you are another person or company.
    • you have, in the case of Content that includes computer code, accurately categorized and/or described the type, nature, uses and effects of the materials, whether requested to do so by Defy Productions or otherwise.
    • In the event that servers or software containing content for DefyProductions.com and subsequent services including but not limited to HotspotTagger.com become self-aware, Defy Productions reserves the right to purge all information in prevention of the machine uprising.

    By submitting Content to Hotpsots for inclusion on your Account, you grant Defy Productions a world-wide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, modify, adapt and publish the Content solely for the purpose of displaying, distributing and promoting your blog. If you delete Content, Defy Productions will use reasonable efforts to remove it from the Website, but you acknowledge that caching or references to the Content may not be made immediately unavailable.

    Without limiting any of those representations or warranties, Defy Productions has the right (though not the obligation) to, in Defy Productions's sole discretion (i) refuse or remove any content that, in Defy Productions's reasonable opinion, violates any Defy Productions policy or is in any way harmful or objectionable, or (ii) terminate or deny access to and use of the Website to any individual or entity for any reason, in Defy Productions's sole discretion. Defy Productions will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid.

    Should the emergance of temperal dispersion be created, (otherwise known as "time travel") Defy Productions owns the rights of HotspotTagger.com, name, concept, and content in past, present, future and alternate timelines. Should such events as temporal paradox and or time dilation inconsistancies occur as a result of this Agreement, Defy Productions is not held liable for damages or corruption of the current timeline.

  4. Responsibility of Property Owners/Managers. Defy Productions has not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the locations, including descriptions and pictures, posted to the Website, and cannot therefore be responsible for that material's content, use or effects. By operating the Website, Defy Productions does not represent or imply that it endorses the material there posted, or that it believes such material to be accurate, useful or non-harmful. It is the responsibility of proprty owners/managers to report any and all locations that violate the private property policy. 
  5. Responsibility of Website Visitors. Defy Productions has not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, posted to the Website, and cannot therefore be responsible for that material's content, use or effects. By operating the Website, Defy Productions does not represent or imply that it endorses the material there posted, or that it believes such material to be accurate, useful or non-harmful. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, zombies, flesh-eating bacteria, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. The Website may contain content that is offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable, as well as content containing technical inaccuracies, typographical mistakes, and other errors. The Website may also contain material that violates the privacy or publicity rights, or infringes the intellectual property and other proprietary rights, of third parties, or the downloading, copying or use of which is subject to additional terms and conditions, stated or unstated. Defy Productions disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use by visitors of the Website, or from any downloading by those visitors of content there posted. Defy Productions issues the formal warning, "Insults, predictions, warnings, and character analysis' issued by parrots are not to be trusted".
  6. Content Posted on Other Websites. We have not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, made available through the websites and webpages to which HotspotTagger.com links, and that link to HotspotTagger.com. Defy Productions does not have any control over those non-HotpsotTagger.com websites and webpages, and is not responsible for their contents or their use. By linking to a non-HotspotTagger.com website or webpage, Defy Productions does not represent or imply that it endorses such website or webpage. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, zombies, flesh-eating bacteria, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. Defy Productions disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from your use of non-HotpsotTagger.com websites and webpages.
  7. Copyright Infringement and DMCA Policy. As Defy Productions asks others to respect its intellectual property rights, it respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that material located on or linked to by HotspotTagger.com violates your copyright, you are encouraged to notify Defy Productions . Defy Productions will respond to all such notices, including as required or appropriate by removing the infringing material or disabling all links to the infringing material. Defy Productions will terminate a visitor's access to and use of the Website if, under appropriate circumstances, the visitor is determined to be a repeat infringer of the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of Defy Productions or others. In the case of such termination, Defy Productions will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid to Defy Productions.
  8. Intellectual Property. This Agreement does not transfer from Defy Productions to you any Defy Productions or third party intellectual property, and all right, title and interest in and to such property will remain (as between the parties) solely with Defy Productions. Defy Productions, HotspotTagger.com, Defy Freerunning, and Defy Productions logo, and all other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with HotspotTagger.com, or the Website are trademarks or registered trademarks of Defy Productions or Defy Productions's licensors. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with the Website may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your use of the Website grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any Defy Productions or third-party trademarks.

    Use of either temporal dispersion or a telepathic device does not grant use of intellectual property to the user.

  9. Advertisements. Defy Productions reserves the right to display advertisements on any and all pages of the Website.
  10. Changes. Defy Productions reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace any part of this Agreement. It is your responsibility to check this Agreement periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the Website following the posting of any changes to this Agreement constitutes acceptance of those changes. Defy Productions may also, in the future, or possibly the past, offer new services and/or features through the Website (including, the release of new tools and resources). Such new features and/or services shall be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
  11. Termination. Defy Productions may terminate your access to all or any part of the Website at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately. If you wish to terminate this Agreement or your HotspotTagger.com account (if you have one), you may simply discontinue using the Website. Notwithstanding the foregoing. All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

    Should you violate this Agreement, a Defy Productions Retribution Associate may, at their discretion, respond with mocking gestures to you in regards to your character or appearance.

  12. Disclaimer of Warranties. The Website is provided "as is". Defy Productions and its suppliers and licensors hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Neither Defy Productions nor its suppliers and licensors, makes any warranty that the Website will be error free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted. . You understand that you download from, or otherwise obtain content or services through, the Website at your own discretion and risk.

    Should the zombie apocalypse occur, HotspotTagger.com can and will be used to safeguard the future of mankind by providing locations, safehouses, supplies and weapons. All content will be therein be password protected to prevent strategic Hotspots from being overun by the walking dead. You may not at this point in time consort or confide within the undead as it will be a direct violation of this Agreement and will be dealt with accordingly.

  13. Limitation of Liability. In no event will Defy Productions, or its suppliers or licensors, be liable with respect to any subject matter of this agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for: (i) any special, incidental or consequential damages; (ii) the cost of procurement for substitute products or services; (iii) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data. Defy Productions shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond their reasonable control. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.
  14. General Representation and Warranty. You represent and warrant that (i) your use of the Website will be in strict accordance with the Defy Productions Privacy Policy, with this Agreement and with all applicable laws and regulations (including without limitation any local laws or regulations in your city, state, country, galactic, or other governmental area, regarding online conduct and acceptable content, and including all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside) and (ii) your use of the Website will not infringe or misappropriate the intellectual property rights of any third party.
  15. Indemnification. You agree to indemnify (its a real word, I swear. "indemnity") and hold harmless Defy Productions, its contractors, and its licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising out of your use of the Website, including but not limited to your violation of this Agreement.
  16. Miscellaneous. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Defy Productions and you concerning the subject matter hereof, and they may only be modified by a written amendment signed by an authorized executive of Defy Productions, or by the posting by Defy Productions of a revised version.
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