Terms of Service/Conditions of Use/Privacy Policy

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1. Terms

By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, 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 web site are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.

2. Use License

  1. Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on Host Agency Reviews℠’s web site 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:
    1. modify or copy the materials;
    2. use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
    3. attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on Host Agency Reviews℠’s web site;
    4. remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
    5. 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 Host Agency Reviews℠ 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 Host Agency Reviews℠’s web site are provided “as is”. Host Agency Reviews℠ 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. Further, Host Agency Reviews℠ does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

4. Limitations

In no event shall Host Agency Reviews℠ 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 Host Agency Reviews℠’ Internet site, even if Host Agency Reviews℠ or a Host Agency Reviews℠ 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. Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on Host Agency Reviews℠’ web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Host Agency Reviews℠ does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. Host Agency Reviews℠ may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. Host Agency Reviews℠ does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

6. Links

Host Agency Reviews℠ has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Host Agency Reviews℠ of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user’s own risk.

7. Site Terms of Use Modifications

Host Agency Reviews℠ may revise these terms of use for its web site at any time without notice. By using this web site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

8. Governing Law

Any claim relating to Host Agency Reviews℠’ web site shall be governed by the laws of the State of Minnesota without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

9. General website expectations

Host Agency Reviews℠ is designed to help travel agents make an informed decision on their prospective host agencies. The information on this website is provided by outside contributors, many of whom may do so anonymously. They may occasionally post reviews/make statements that are untrue, misleading, or downright wrong. Host Agency Reviews℠ does not endorse and is not responsible for any opinion, advice, information, or statement made or displayed on the website by third parties. You acknowledge that by accessing the website, you may come into contact with content that you find harmful, offensive, threatening, indecent or objectionable and you acknowledge that Host Agency Reviews℠ shall have no liability to you for the content including, but not limited to explicit language and other potentially offensive material.

10. Unacceptable Content

Users of the Host Agency Reviews℠ must not post content or information that is unlawful, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene or otherwise objectionable or that contains sexual, ethnic or racial or other discriminating slurs, or material which contains no relevant or constructive content, which goes beyond profanity into obscenity or abhorrence, or which is otherwise in violation of the law. Users are also prohibited from posting any proprietary information, trade secrets or confidential information. Users may not post any advertisements, solicitations, chain letters, pyramid schemes, investment opportunities, or other unsolicited commercial communication (except as otherwise expressly permitted by us), or engage in spamming or flooding.

Although we are not obligated to do so, Host Agency Reviews℠ may monitor reviews posted on our site and reserves the right to delete portions of or entire posts which violate the above rules, messages, topics that are unrelated to the specific page on which they are posted, advertisements, recruiting or other commercial messages, and any other post that Host Agency Reviews℠ deems in its sole discretion is inappropriate. If you believe a message violates our policies, please contact Host Agency Reviews℠ immediately so that we can consider its editing or removal. Host Agency Reviews℠ reserves the right to disclose such materials and the circumstances surrounding their transmission to any third party in order to operate its site properly; to protect itself, its partners and its visitors; and to comply with legal obligations or governmental requests.

11. Ownership and Rights to Use Materials

If you post content or submit material, you grant Host Agency Reviews℠ a nonexclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, sublicensable (through multiple layers of sublicensees) right and license to make, use, sell, sublicense, reproduce, distribute, perform, display, prepare derivative works from and otherwise exploit all such content and materials for any purpose without restriction. Furthermore, you grant Host Agency Reviews℠, its affiliates, and sublicensees the right to use your name and/or user name in connection with the content. You represent and warrant that all content and materials you provide shall be your original work product and will not be based on, or derived from, the proprietary information or items of a third party. You agree not to impersonate any person or communicate under a false name or a name you are not entitled or authorized to use. You will defend and indemnify Host Agency Reviews℠ and its affiliates from any claims resulting from any content or materials you provide hereunder.

At your discretion, you may provide feedback to Host Agency Reviews℠ concerning the functionality and performance of the website from time to time, including, without limitation, identifying potential errors, improvements, modifications, bug fixes, or enhancements (“Feedback”). If you, through your evaluation or otherwise, suggests any Feedback, you hereby grant Host Agency Reviews℠ a nonexclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, sublicensable (through multiple layers of sublicensees) right and license to make, use, sell, sublicense, reproduce, distribute, perform, display, prepare derivative works from and otherwise exploit all such Feedback and materials for any purpose without restriction. You agree that Host Agency Reviews℠ may disclose that Feedback to any third party in any manner and you agree that Host Agency Reviews℠ has the ability to sublicense all Feedback in any form to any third party without restriction.

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is extremely important to us. We have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy.

REVIEWS

What we collect:  

    • Reviewer’s e-mail address
    • Reviewer’s name (optional)
    • Reviewer’s website (optional)

How we use it:

We do not sell or market to your email address when you write  a review unless you opt-in for our newsletter when you write a review

    • Reviewer’s Email – To confirm identities and contact reviewer with any questions, is not publicly posted.
    • Reviewer’s Name – To add validity to review, is publicly posted.
    • Reviewer’s Website – To add validity to review, is publicly posted.

To remove your review/name/website:

    • Please contact us to have your review edited or taken down.
NEWSLETTER

What we collect:  

    • E-mail address
    • Name (optional)

How we use it:

When you opt in to our newsletter, you are added to our newsletter list.  We send out our articles, news from our website, and other news we believe is relevant in our  e-newsletter.  We may send emails on behalf of third parties, however, your email address/name is never shared.

To remove yourself from our newsletter list

    • There will be an unsubscribe option at the bottom of every email.

We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.