OneCaribbean Chapter Website – General Terms and Conditions of Use
Last updated Jun 20, 2014
Acceptance of Terms and Conditions.
1. Ownership of Content
This website, onecaribbeanchapter.org (sometimes referred to herein as the “Site”), and all of the content and information contained on the Site (including, without limitation, the organization, graphics design elements, text, images, advertising marks, videos, and all other material on the Site), are the property of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (“CTO”) and/or its third party suppliers. Such content and information are protected by law, including, but not limited to, United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, and other intellectual property laws. The compilation of all content on this Site is the exclusive property of CTO. Nothing contained on this Site shall be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any protected material without the written permission of CTO. The copying, modification, distribution, unauthorized use or publication, directly or indirectly, of any material, information, content, service or any part of the Site, including but not limited to the removal or alteration of advertising, except for the limited rights of use granted hereunder, is strictly prohibited. All requests for the use of protected material must be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. Limited Use.
You understand and agree that you are only authorized to utilize onecaribbeanchapter.org for your own personal and non-commercial use. You may not authorize any other person to use this Site. You shall not use this Site to sell, lease, license or provide any goods or services or otherwise conduct commercial activities. You hereby represent and warrant that you are the owner or otherwise have the right to provide any materials that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available to the Site. Except as expressly authorized by CTO in writing, you may not reproduce, modify, copy, republish, post, transmit, upload, distribute, sell, license, rent, adapt or create a derivative work of, in any manner, any material, content or design elements obtained from the Site.
3. User Conduct.
You agree not to use any obscene, indecent, disrespectful and/or offensive language, including any libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic or otherwise illegal material on the Site. Any abusive or discriminatory language on the basis of race, religion, nationality, gender, sexual preference, age, region, disability, etc., will not be permitted. In addition, you may not place on the Site any material that is encrypted, is junk mail or unauthorized advertising, commercial offers, political content, contains links to inappropriate websites, or encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or that otherwise violates any local, state, federal or international law or regulation. You may not post any message, or otherwise, that contains personal information, invades anyone’s privacy or that contains email addresses, URLs, phone numbers and postal addresses. You agree to not post any information intended to impersonate other users (including names of other individuals or groups) or that contains offensive or inappropriate user names or signatures. You agree to use the Site only for lawful purposes and you acknowledge that your failure to do so may subject you to civil and criminal liability.
4. You Must Be 18 Years of Age or Older.
You may not use onecaribbeanchapter.org unless you are 18 years of age or older. Persons under the age of 18 may not provide any personally identifiable information to or on this Site or participate in any contests, games, sweepstakes, special events or promotions appearing on the Site without written proof of parental/legal guardian consent.
Periodically, CTO may offer contests, games, sweepstakes, special events or promotions for (collectively referred to herein as “Promotions”) on or through the Site. These contests, games, sweepstakes, special events or promotions are for travel agents only. Your may be required to complete and submit a registration form in order to participate in a Promotion. Immediately upon submission, all registrations become the exclusive property of CTO. Each participant (“Participant”) in a Promotion is only permitted to register one account. Participants who register more than one account are subject to immediate disqualification from any Promotion, unless the rules and description of the specific Promotion at issue allows a Participant to register multiple accounts. CTO has the sole discretion to suspend or revoke the registration of any Participants. By agreeing to register for a Promotion, Participants agree to release CTO, its affiliates and subsidiaries (collectively, the “CTO Entities”) and their respective agents, advertisers, sponsors or promotional partners, from all liability arising from participation in any Promotion located on, or accessed through, the Site. CTO is not responsible for technical, hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions that may limit any Participant’s ability to take part in any Promotion. Each Participant agrees to be bound by the rules of the specific Promotion that such Participant registers to take part in. Any Participant who violates the Terms or any of the rules or guidelines published on the Site, or the website where the Promotion is conducted, is subject to immediate disqualification, revocation of registration, and potential legal action if any laws have been broken. CTO is under no obligation to award any prize to any Participant who violates a Promotion’s rule or guideline or violates the law. Certain Promotions may offer prizes and awards to Participants. However, all prizes and awards are subject to the official qualifications, rules, and guidelines applicable to that specific Promotion.
6. License to CTO.
You hereby grant to CTO, its affiliates and subsidiaries, an irrevocable, transferable, paid-up, royalty-free, perpetual, unrestricted worldwide license to use, reproduce, translate, sublicense, copy, print, display, modify, edit and create derivative works from and distribute or otherwise use and reproduce any information or materials, including, but not limited to, submissions, messages, comments or content that you post, upload, submit or transmit via onecaribbeanchapter.org in any medium (now in existence or hereinafter developed), without compensation, notification or other consideration to you and for any purpose, including commercial purposes.
7. No Warranty.
ALL CONTENT AND INFORMATION PROVIDED ON ONECARIBBEANCHAPTER.ORG IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND THOSE ARISING BY STATUTE OR OTHERWISE IN LAW OR FROM A COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE. CTO DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE, ITS SERVERS OR ANY E-MAIL SENT FROM ONECARIBBEANCHAPTER.ORG ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES PUBLISHED ON THIS WEBSITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CTO MAY MODIFY THE SITE AND THE INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE ON THE SITE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE. CTO DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, VALIDITY, TIMLINESS OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY OF THE INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE ON THE SITE. THE CTO ENTITIES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE SPONSORS, MEMBERS AND/OR REPRESENTATIVES MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND.
8. No Liability.
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT IF YOU CHOOSE TO ACCESS THIS WEBSITE, YOU DO SO “AT YOUR OWN RISK.” Neither CTO nor its affiliates and subsidiaries (the “CTO Entities”) shall be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special or consequential damages arising out of, or in any way related to, the use of onecaribbeanchapter.org, or for any content, information, goods or services accessed through use of this website, irrespective of the nature of the claim or cause of action. For example, the CTO Entities shall neither be responsible nor liable for any information or materials posted by third parties, including, without limitation, inaccurate, defamatory, offensive or illicit material, or other material or information that violates these Terms. The Site may contain links or produce search results referencing or linking to other websites, which are owned and/or controlled by third parties. By using or accessing the Site to link to a third party site, you understand and agree that the CTO Entities shall neither be responsible nor liable to you for any damages or losses alleged to have arisen from your use of the Site to link to the third party site. The preceding examples are for illustrative purposes only, and do not limit the extent of this No Liability section.
By using this Site, you hereby agree to indemnify, defend, and hold the CTO Entities, their respective officers, directors, shareholders, parent, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, agents, attorneys, employees and their respective successors and assigns, harmless from, against and in respect of any and all losses, judgments, settlements, claims, fines, penalties, liabilities, damages, costs or expenses (including attorneys’ fees) from any claim made by any party due to or arising out of your use of onecaribbeanchapter.org, including, but not limited to, your use of the website to provide a link to a third party website or to upload content or other information.
10. Choice of Law and Forum.
The Terms and the relationship between you and CTO shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the State of New York.
11. How to Contact Us.
If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our Terms and Conditions of Use policy, please contact us at:
Caribbean Tourism Organization
New York office
80 Broad St, suite 3302
New York, NY 10004