Legal Disclaimer

Intellectual property:

Stingray Tom’s Florida contains both historical documents as well as original articles and images created for the website.

Historical documents:

All historical documents on Stingray Tom’s Florida are the intellectual property of the persons, organizations and/or businesses who created the documents. All rights to use them here or anywhere else ultimately lie with them, unless they are outside of copyright protection.

Nearly all of the historical images on Stingray Tom’s Florida are digital copies of documents in my archive. Many are covered by copyright law (which can be highly complicated). I’ve used them on the website for educational purposes, since the information they contain is an important part of history. Where I have information on a photographer, artist or writer, I provide the names because it’s important for everyone to get credit for their work. If you’re the creator of any of these documents please contact me. I’d love to learn more!

Original writings and images:

All writings and images not attributed to someone else (or unattributed) are the intellectual property of Thomas Cook, the owner of Stingray Tom’s Florida. Unauthorized use of materials contained on this website is strictly prohibited without prior written consent.

Factual information:

While I do my best to be accurate with the facts, the information in this website is provided “AS IS” with no warranties, and confers no rights. Stingray Tom’s Florida does not represent any of the businesses and organizations discussed on the website and isn’t responsible for any issues resulting from errors.


Opinions expressed on Stingray Tom’s Florida website do not represent the thoughts, intentions, plans or strategies of any of Thomas Cook’s employers. They are solely my opinion. Opinions expressed by others, including in the historical documents are the authors and don’t necessarily represent the opinion of Stingray Tom’s Florida.