Thank you for using our products and ‘services’. Vaicnet.com provides this web site (the "site") to you subject to these terms and conditions of use. Please read these site terms carefully before using this web site. By accessing or using this web site, you explicitly agree to comply with and be bound by these site terms and all terms, policies and guidelines incorporated by reference herein. If you do not agree to all provisions of these site terms, do not use this web site. Vaicnet.com reserves the right to change or modify any of the terms and conditions contained in these Site Terms, or any policy or guideline of the Site, at any time and in its sole discretion. Unless otherwise specified, any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting of the revisions on the Site, and your continued use of the Site will constitute your acceptance of such changes or modifications. You should review the Site Terms and its incorporated policies and documents from time to time to understand the terms and conditions that apply to your use of the Site. If you do not agree to any amended terms, you must stop using the Site.
Pricing Terms and Conditions
Please refer to Vaicnet.com’s “User Agreement”, accessible via the home page of the Site, for terms, conditions and policies regarding pricing information that would be shown on the Site. The pricing terms and conditions are, by this reference, incorporated into these Site Terms.
Ownership and Copyright
Except as otherwise indicated, the Site, and all text, images, marks, logos and other content contained herein, including, without limitation, the Vaicnet.com logo and all designs, text, graphics, pictures, information, data, software, sound files, other files, Content (as defined below) and the selection and arrangement thereof (collectively, the "Site Content") are the proprietary property of Vaicnet.com or its licensors or users and are protected by Designs and Patents Act 1988 of U.K. and international copyright laws.
Vaicnet.com grants you a non-exclusive, limited, non-sublicensable license to access and use the Site and to view, copy and print portions of the Site Content. Such license is subject to these Site Terms, and specifically conditioned upon the following:
(i) you may only view, copy and print portions of the Site Content for your own informational, personal and non-commercial use;
(ii) you may not reverse engineer, modify or otherwise make derivative uses of the Site or the Site Content, or any portion thereof;
(iii) you may not remove or modify any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices that have been placed in the Site Content;
(iv) you may not use any data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction methods;
(v) you may not use the Site or the Site Content other than for its intended purpose; and
(vi) you may not reproduce, prepare derivative works from, distribute or display the Site or any Site Content (except for page caching), except as provided herein. Except as expressly permitted above, any use of any portion of the Site or Site Content without the prior written permission of Vaicnet.com is strictly prohibited and will terminate the license granted herein. Any such unauthorized use may also violate applicable laws, including without limitation copyright and trademark laws and applicable communications regulations and statutes. Unless explicitly stated herein, nothing in these Site Terms may be construed as conferring any license to intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication or otherwise. This license is revocable at any time without notice. You represent and warrant that your use of the Site and the Site Content will be consistent with this license and will not infringe or violate the rights of any other party or breach any contract or legal duty to any other parties, or violate any applicable law. You expressly agree to indemnify Vaicnet.com against any liability to any person arising out of your use of Site Content not in accordance with these Site Terms.
You are granted a limited, non-exclusive right to create a text hyperlink to the Site for noncommercial purposes, provided such link does not portray Vaicnet.com or any of its products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory or otherwise defamatory manner and provided further that the linking site does not contain any adult or illegal material or any material that is offensive, harassing or otherwise objectionable. Vaicnet.com may revoke this limited right at any time. You may not use a Vaicnet.com logo or other proprietary graphic of Vaicnet.com to link to the Site without the express written permission of Vaicnet.com. Further, you may not use, frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any Vaicnet.com trademark, logo or other proprietary information, including the images found at the Site, the content of any text or the layout/design of any page or form contained on a page on the Site without Vaicnet.com's express written consent. Except as noted above, you are not conveyed any right or license by implication, estoppel or otherwise in or under any patent, trademark, copyright or proprietary right of Vaicnet.com or any third party. Nothing contained on the Site may be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary right of Vaicnet.com or any third party without the prior written permission of Vaicnet.com or such other party that may own such patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary right(s). The Site may contain links to third-party Web sites ("Third-Party Sites") and third-party content ("Third-Party Content") as a service to those interested in this information. You use links to Third-Party Sites, and any Third-Party Content therein, at your own risk. Vaicnet.com does not monitor or have any control over, and makes no claim or representation regarding, Third-Party Content or Third-Party Sites. Vaicnet.com provides these links only as a convenience, and a link to a Third-Party Site or Third-Party Content does not imply Vaicnet.com's endorsement, adoption or sponsorship of, or affiliation with, such Third-Party Site or Third-Party Content. Vaicnet.com accepts no responsibility for reviewing changes or updates to, or the quality, content, policies, nature or reliability of, Third-Party Content, Third-Party Sites, or Web sites linking to the Site. When you leave the Site, our terms and policies no longer govern. You should review applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any Third-Party Site, and should make whatever investigation you feel necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any transaction with any third party.
Use of Chat Rooms, Bulletin Boards and Other Interactive Areas
We appreciate hearing from you. Please be aware that by submitting content to this Website by email, postings on this Website or otherwise, including any hotel reviews, questions, comments, suggestions, ideas or the like contained in any submissions (collectively, "Submissions"), you grant Vaicnet.com and its affiliates a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, transferable, irrevocable and fully sub-licensable right to
(a) use, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, distribute, publish, create derivative works from and publicly display and perform such Submissions throughout the world in any media, now known or hereafter devised, for any purpose; and
(b) use the name that you submit in connection with such Submission. You acknowledge that Vaicnet.com may choose to provide attribution of your comments or reviews at our discretion. You further grant Vaicnet.com the right to pursue at law any person or entity that violates your or Vaicnet.com's rights in the Submissions by a breach of this Agreement. You acknowledge and agree that Submissions are non-confidential and non-proprietary. Vaicnet.com does not edit or control the User Messages posted to or distributed on this Website including through any chat rooms, bulletin boards or other communications forums, and will not be in any way responsible or liable for such User Messages. Vaicnet.com nevertheless reserves the right for any reason in its sole discretion to remove without notice any User Messages and/or Site Content. This Website may contain discussion forums, bulletin boards, review services or other forums in which you or third parties may post reviews of travel experiences or other content, messages, materials or other items on this Website ("Interactive Areas"). If Vaicnet.com provides such Interactive Areas, you are solely responsible for your use of such Interactive Areas and use them at your own risk. By using any Interactive Areas, you expressly agree not to post, upload to, transmit, distribute, store, create or otherwise publish through this Website any of the following:
a. Any message, data, information, text, music, sound, photos, graphics, code or any other material ("Content") that is false, unlawful, misleading, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, suggestive, harassing, or advocates harassment of another person, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, fraudulent or otherwise objectionable;
b. Content that is patently offensive to the online community, such as content that promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;
c. Content that would constitute, encourage, promote or provide instructions for a conduct of an illegal activity, criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, violate the rights of any party in any country of the world, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local, state, national or international law, including, without limitation, the regulations of the London Stock Exchange or any rules of any Securities exchange;
d. Content that provides instructional information about illegal activities such as making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone's privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses;
e. Content that may infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual or proprietary right of any party. In particular, content that promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person's copyrighted work, such as providing pirated computer programs or links to them, providing information to circumvent manufacture-installed copy-protect devices, or providing pirated music or links to pirated music files;
f. Content that impersonates any person or entity or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity, including Vaicnet.com;
g. Unsolicited promotions, mass mailings or "spamming", transmission of "junk mail", "chain letters", political campaigning, advertising, contests, raffles, or solicitations;
h. Content containing commercial activities and/or sales without our prior written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, and pyramid schemes;
i. Private information of any third party, including, without limitation, surname (family name) addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, Social Security numbers and credit card numbers;
j. Contains restricted or password only access pages, or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page);
k. Viruses, corrupted data or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files;
l. Content that is unrelated to the topic of the Interactive Area(s) in which such Content is posted; or
m. Content or links to content that, in the sole judgment of Vaicnet.com,
(a) violates the previous subsections herein,
(b) is objectionable,
(c) which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Interactive Areas or this Website, or
(d) which may expose Vaicnet.com or its affiliates or its users to any harm or liability of any type. Vaicnet.com takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any Content posted, stored or uploaded by you or any third party, or for any loss or damage thereto, nor is Vaicnet.com liable for any mistakes, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, falsehoods, obscenity, pornography or profanity you may encounter. As a provider of interactive services, Vaicnet.com is not liable for any statements, representations or Content provided by its users in any public forum, personal home page or other Interactive Area. Although Vaicnet.com has no obligation to screen, edit or monitor any of the Content posted to or distributed through any Interactive Area, Vaicnet.com reserves the right, and has absolute discretion, to remove, screen or edit without notice any Content posted or stored on the Site at any time and for any reason, and you are solely responsible for creating backup copies of and replacing any Content you post or store on the Site at your sole cost and expense. Any use of the Interactive Areas or other portions of the Site in violation of the foregoing violates these Site Terms and may result in, among other things, termination or suspension of your rights to use the Interactive Areas and/or the Site.
Rights to User Content
By posting or distributing Content to or through the Site, unless we indicate otherwise, you
(a) grant Vaicnet.com and its affiliates a worldwide, nonexclusive, royalty-free, for the term of copyright and all renewals thereto, transferable, irrevocable and fully sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, distribute, publish, create derivative works from and publicly display and perform such Content throughout the world in any media, now known or hereafter devised;
(b) grant Vaicnet.com and its affiliates and sub-licensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such Content, if they choose; and
(c) represent and warrant that
(i) you own and control all of the rights to the Content that you post or otherwise distribute, or you otherwise have the lawful right to post and distribute such Content to or through the Site;
(ii) such Content is accurate and not misleading; and
(iii) use and posting or other transmission of such Content does not violate these Site Terms and will not violate any rights of or cause injury to any person or entity. You further grant Vaicnet.com the right to pursue at law any person or entity that violates your or Vaicnet.com’s rights in the Content by a breach of these Site Terms. Content submitted by users will be considered non-confidential and Vaicnet.com is under no obligation to treat such Content as proprietary information. Without limiting the foregoing, Vaicnet.com reserves the right to use the Content as it deems appropriate, including, without limitation, deleting, editing, modifying, rejecting, or refusing to post it. Vaicnet.com is under no obligation to offer you any payment for Content that you submit or the opportunity to edit, delete or otherwise modify Content once it has been submitted to Vaicnet.com. Vaicnet.com shall have no duty to attribute authorship of Content to you, and shall not be obligated to enforce any form of attribution by third parties. If it is determined that you retain moral rights (including rights of attribution or integrity) in the Content, you hereby declare that
(a) you do not require that any personally identifying information be used in connection with the Content, or any derivative works of or upgrades or updates thereto;
(b) you have no objection to the publication, use, modification, deletion and exploitation of the Content by Vaicnet.com or its licensees, successors and assigns;
(c) you forever waive and agree not to claim or assert any entitlement to any and all moral rights of an author in any of the Content; and
(d) you forever release Vaicnet.com, and its licensees, successors and assigns, from any claims that you could otherwise assert against Vaicnet.com by virtue of any such moral rights.
Advertisements and Promotions
Vaicnet.com may run advertisements and promotions from third parties on the Site. Your business dealings or correspondence with, or participation in promotions of, such advertisers other than Vaicnet.com, and any terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such third party. Vaicnet.com is not responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of third-party advertisers on the Site.
Currency rates are based on various publicly available sources and should be used as guidelines only. Rates are not verified as accurate, and actual rates may vary. Currency quotes may not be updated on a daily basis. The information supplied by this application is believed to be accurate, but Vaicnet.com, and/or its affiliates do not warrant or guarantee such accuracy. When using this information for any financial purpose, we advise you to consult a qualified professional to verify the accuracy of the currency rates. We do not authorize the use of this information for any purpose other than your personal use and you are expressly prohibited from the resale, redistribution, and use of this information for commercial purposes.
If you believe in good faith that materials hosted by us infringe your copyright, please provide the written information requested below. The procedure outlined below is exclusively for notifying Vaicnet.com that your copyrighted material has been infringed. Please provide the following information in the following (including Section Numbers):
1. A clear identification of the copyrighted work you claim was infringed.
2. A clear identification of the material you claim is infringing the copyrighted work, and information that will allow us to locate that material on the Website, such as a link to the infringing material.
3. Your contact information so that we can reply to your complaint, preferably including an email address and telephone number.
4. Include the following statement: "I have a good faith belief that the material that is claimed as copyright infringement is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law."
5. Include the following statement: "I swear, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and I am the copyright owner, or am authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed."
6. The notice must be signed by the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed. We suggest that you consult your legal advisor before filing a notice or counter-notice. Also, please note that you may be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys fees) if you make a false claim of copyright infringement. We will review and address all notices that comply with the requirements above.
Registration Data; Account Security
You agree to
(a) provide accurate, current and complete information about you as may be prompted by any registration forms on the Site ("Registration Data");
(b) maintain the security of your password;
(c) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data, and any other information you provide to Vaicnet.com, and to keep it accurate, current and complete; and
(d) accept all risks of unauthorized access to the Registration Data and any other information you provide to Vaicnet.com.
Except as expressly provided to the contrary in a writing by vaicnet.com, the site, the materials contained therein and the services provided on or in connection therewith (the "services") are provided on an "as is" basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. Vaicnet.com expressly disclaims all other warranties, express or implied, including without limitation implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement as to the services, information, content and materials on the site. Vaicnet.com does not represent or warrant that materials in the site or the services are accurate, complete, reliable, current or error-free, and expressly disclaims any warranty or representation as to the accuracy or proprietary character of the site, the site content or any portion thereof. Vaicnet.com is not responsible for typographical errors or omissions relating to pricing, text or photography. while vaicnet.com attempts to make your access to and use of the site and the services safe, vaicnet.com cannot and does not represent or warrant that the site or its server(s) are free of viruses or other harmful components; therefore, you should use industry-recognized software to detect and disinfect viruses from any download.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
you waive and covenant not to assert any claims or allegations of any nature whatsoever against vaicnet.com, its affiliates, or their respective directors, officers, employees or agents arising out of or in any way relating to your use of the site, the services, the content or the materials contained in or accessible through the site, including, without limitation, any claims or allegations relating to the alleged infringement of proprietary rights, alleged inaccuracy of site content, or allegations that vaicnet.com has or should indemnify, defend or hold harmless you or any third party from any claim or allegation arising from your use or other exploitation of the site. You use the site at your own risk. without limitation of the foregoing, neither Vaicnet.com nor any parties providing site content shall be liable for any direct, special, indirect or consequential damages, or any other damages of any kind, including but not limited to loss of use, loss of profits or loss of data, whether in an action in contract, tort (including but not limited to negligence) or otherwise, arising out of or in any way connected with the use of the site, the services, the content or the materials contained in or accessible through the site, including without limitation any damages caused by or resulting from your reliance on any site content or other information obtained from vaicnet.com or accessible via the site, or that result from mistakes, errors, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files or email, defects, viruses, delays in operation or transmission or any failure of performance, whether or not resulting from acts of god, communications failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access to Vaicnet.com’s records, programs or services. in no event shall the aggregate liability of vaicnet.com, whether in contract, warranty, tort (including negligence, whether active, passive or imputed), product liability, strict liability or other theory, arising out of or relating to the use of the site exceed any compensation you pay, if any, to vaicnet.com for access to or use of the site. Because some states/jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, some of the above limitations may not apply to you.
Applicable Law and Venue
You and Vaicnet.com must abide by the following rules:
(1) any claims brought by you or vaicnet.com must be brought in the party’s individual capacity, and not as a plaintiff or class member in any purported class or representative proceeding;
(2) the arbitrator may not consolidate more than one person’s claims, may not otherwise preside over any form of a representative or class proceeding, and may not award class-wide relief;
(3) in the event that you are able to demonstrate that the costs of arbitration will be prohibitive as compared to costs of litigation, Vaicnet.com will pay as much of your filing and hearing fees in connection with the arbitration as the arbitrator deems necessary to prevent the arbitration from being cost-prohibitive as compared to the cost of litigation,
(4) Vaicnet.com also reserves the right in its sole and exclusive discretion to assume responsibility for all of the costs of the arbitration;
(5) the arbitration shall be confidential, and neither you nor we may disclose the existence, content or results of any arbitration, except as may be required by law or for purposes of enforcement of the arbitration award;
(6) the arbitrator may award any individual relief or individual remedies that are permitted by applicable law; and
(7) each side pays its own attorneys’ fees and expenses unless there is a statutory provision that requires the prevailing party to be paid its fees and litigation expenses, and, in such instance, the fees and costs awarded shall be determined by the applicable law. Notwithstanding the foregoing, either you or Vaicnet.com may bring an individual action in small claims court. Further, claims of defamation, violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, and infringement or misappropriation of the other party’s patent, copyright, trademark, or trade secret shall not be subject to this arbitration agreement. Such claims shall be exclusively brought to the competent courts of London. This Agreement is made under and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.
Termination/Modification of License and Site Offerings
Notwithstanding any provision of these Site Terms, Vaicnet.com reserves the right, without notice and in its sole discretion, without any notice or liability to you, to
(a) terminate your license to use the Site, or any portion thereof;
(b) block or prevent your future access to and use of all or any portion of the Site, Site Content or Services;
(c) change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Site, Site Content or Services; and
(d) impose limits on the Site, Site Content or Services.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. Our performance of this Agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this Agreement limits our right to comply with law enforcement or other governmental or legal requests or requirements relating to your use of this Website or information provided to or gathered by us with respect to such use. To the extent allowed by applicable law, you agree that you will bring any claim or cause of action arising from or relating to your access or use of this Website within two (2) years from the date on which such claim or action arose or accrued or such claim or cause of action will be irrevocably waived. If any part of this Agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remaining provisions in the Agreement shall continue in effect. This Agreement (and any other terms and conditions referenced herein) constitutes the entire agreement between you and Vaicnet.com with respect to this Website and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous You may contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org