Terms & Conditions
Effective as of January 1, 2015
Please read these terms and conditions of use carefully before using or obtaining any materials, information, products or services through this site. By accessing, using or obtaining any content, data, materials, information, products or services through the Tripping.com website ("Our Website") you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions ("Terms"). If you do not accept all of these terms, then you may not use Our Website.
We recommend you print out a copy of these terms and conditions for your future reference. They’d probably look great in a frame on your desk, right next to the photo of your family on vacation. Just sayin’.
What We Own
We, along with our accommodation partners and other licensors (the "Other Sites"), own Our Website and all of the text, images, software, trademarks, service marks or other material contained on Our Website (the "Website"). You will not copy or transmit any of the Website, except for your personal, non-commercial use on your computer. All copyright, trademark and other proprietary rights notices included in the Website as presented at Our Website must appear on all copies you print. Tripping International, Inc., the Tripping.com logo, and Tripping.com are trademarks or registered trademarks of Tripping International, Inc. Other product, services or company designations on Our Website belong to the Other Sites and may be mentioned in Our Website for identification purposes only. You should contact the appropriate Other Sites for more complete information regarding such designations and their registration status. Your use of and access to Our Website do not grant you any license or right to use any of the marks included on Our Website.
What You Own
We respect the intellectual property rights of others and we prohibit users from uploading, posting or otherwise transmitting on Our Website any materials that violate another person's intellectual property rights. Please note that, as a metasearch engine, Tripping.com displays properties via direct feeds from our Partners. If your property is listed on one of our Partners’ sites, it may also appear on Our Website. If you would like your property to appear on Our Website, please click here to list it with our Partners.
You agree that your use of Our Website is intended for your personal, non-commercial use. If you install any software or enable any service that stores information from Our Website on any mobile device or computer, it is your responsibility, prior to transfer of such device, to remove your information or otherwise disable access to such software or service, in order to prevent unauthorized access to your information or account.
You may only use Our Website to search for legitimate accommodation needs and you may not use Our Website to make any false, fraudulent or speculative inquiry or any inquiry in anticipation of demand. You agree not to use Our Website for any purpose that is unlawful, illegal or forbidden by these Terms, and if you are lucky enough to be visiting Our Website from Sydney, Tokyo, Brussels, Berlin or any other fabulous destination, that includes any local laws that might apply to you. We're running Our Website in the United States, so remember that by using Our Website, we need you to agree to comply with laws that apply to the United States and your own country, including laws that apply to exporting technical data.
In addition, you agree not to do any of the following without prior express written permission of Tripping.com:
(i) access the Website with any manual or automated process for any purpose other than your personal use or for inclusion of Tripping.com pages in a search index;
(ii) violate the restrictions in any robot exclusion headers on Our Website or bypass or circumvent other measures employed to prevent or limit access to Our Website;
(iii) use any device, software or routine that interferes or attempts to interfere with the normal operation of Our Website or take any action that imposes an unreasonable load on our computer or network equipment;
(iv) reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade, resell or exploit the Concierge Service, the Website, or Our Website;
(v) use any feature of Our Website for any purpose that is unlawful, harmful, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate as determined by us;
(vi) post or distribute any material on Our Website that violates the rights of any third party;
(vii) use our Website to collect or store personal data about others;
(viii) use Our Website for any commercial purpose unless we've given you written permission; or
(ix) transmit any ad or promo materials on Our Website.
We may, at our sole discretion, at any time and without advance notice or liability, suspend, terminate or restrict your access to all or any component of Our Website.
Our Website, all content and services provided on Our Website and all information you obtain through the Concierge Service are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. Tripping.com expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, non-infringement, and security and accuracy, as well as all warranties arising by usage of trade, course of dealing, or course of performance. Tripping.com makes no warranty, and expressly disclaims any obligation, that: (a) Our Website will meet your requirements or will be available on an uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free basis; (b) the content will be up-to-date, complete, comprehensive, accurate or applicable to your circumstances; (c) the results that may be obtained from the use of Our Website or any services offered through the site, including any information obtained through the Concierge Service, will be accurate or reliable; or (d) the quality of any products, services, information, or other material obtained by you through the site will meet your expectations.
Still with us? Limitation of liability
We (together with our officers, directors, employees, representatives, affiliates, and providers) will not be responsible or liable for (a) any damages to or viruses that may infect your computer equipment or other property as the result of your access to Our Website, your downloading of any content from Our Website or your use of the Concierge Service or (b) any injury, death, loss, claim, act of god, accident, delay, or any direct, special, exemplary, punitive, indirect, incidental or consequential damages of any kind (including without limitation lost profits or lost savings), whether based in contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, that arise out of or is in any way connected with: (i) any use of Our Website, the Concierge Service or our content; (ii) any failure or delay (including without limitation the use of or inability to use any component of this Website for inquiries); or (iii) the performance or nonperformance by us or any provider, even if we have been advised of the possibility of damages to such parties or any other party. Some states do not allow the limitation of liability, so the limitations above may not apply to you.
Subject to these terms and conditions, you will defend, indemnify and hold us and the Other Sites, and each of our officers, directors, employees and agents, harmless from and against any claim, cause of action, liability, expense, loss or demand, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, arising out of, or in any way connected with your breach of these Terms or the agreements made part of these Terms by reference, your use of or access to Our Website, the Concierge Service or the Website.
The Other Sites
Tripping.com's display on or through the website of accommodation product options offered by third parties does not in any way imply, suggest, or constitute any sponsorship or approval of Tripping.com by any such Other or any affiliation between any such Other Site and Tripping.com. Tripping.com's display of specific options does not suggest a recommendation by Tripping.com of the Other Sites or their accommodation options. You agree that Tripping.com is in no way responsible for the accuracy, timeliness or completeness of information it may obtain from these Other Sites. Your interaction with any Other Sites accessed through Our Website is at your own risk, and Tripping.com will have no liability with respect to the acts, omissions, errors, representations, warranties, breaches or negligence of any such Other Sites or for any personal injuries, death, property damage, or other damages or expenses resulting from your interactions with the Other Sites.
You agree to abide by the terms or conditions of purchase imposed by any Other Site with whom you elect to deal.
But wait, there’s more!
Nothing contained in these Terms will be deemed to constitute either party as the agent or representative of the other party, or both parties as joint venturers or partners for any purpose. You may not assign, delegate or transfer your rights or obligations under these Terms. We may assign our rights and duties under these Terms without such assignment being considered a change to the Terms and without notice to you. We may modify these Terms, at any time, by posting notice on Our Website. Your continued use of Our Website, including any use of the Concierge Service, following the posting of notice of any modification will be subject to the Terms in effect at the time of your use. Please review these Terms periodically for changes. If you object to any provision of these Terms or any subsequent modifications to these Terms or become dissatisfied with Our Website, including any use of the Concierge Service, in any way, your only recourse is to immediately terminate use of Our Website. Other terms and conditions may apply to your reservations, bookings and purchases of accommodation services through Our Website, the Other Sites' websites, and to your use of other portions of Our Website, including the Concierge Service. You will observe these other terms and conditions. If we fail to act with respect to your breach or anyone else's breach on any occasion, we are not waiving our right to act with respect to future or similar breaches. If a court finds any of these Terms to be unenforceable or invalid, that Term will be enforced to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law and the other Terms will remain valid and enforceable. These Terms, together with those agreements made a part of these Terms by reference, make up the entire agreement between us relating to your use of Our Website, including the Concierge Service, and replace any prior understandings or agreements (whether oral or written) regarding your use of Our Website. The laws of the State of California (USA), without regard to its conflict of laws rules, will govern these Terms, as well as your and our observance of them. If you take any legal action relating to your use of Our Website, including the Concierge Service, or these Terms, you agree to file such action only in the state and federal courts located in San Francisco, California (USA). In any such action or any action we may initiate, the prevailing party will be entitled to recover all legal expenses incurred in connection with the action, including but not limited to costs, both taxable and non-taxable, and reasonable attorney fees. You agree that any disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with Our Website and/or these Terms, will be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. You acknowledge that you have read and understood these Terms, and that these Terms have the same force and effect as a signed agreement.
Let us hear it
We encourage you to share your comments and questions with us, but we may not be able to respond to all of them. Please note that we assume no responsibility for reviewing unsolicited ideas for our business (like product or advertising ideas) and will not incur any liability as a result of any similarities between those ideas and materials that may appear in future Tripping.com programs. Also, please remember that you are responsible for whatever material you submit, including its reliability, originality and copyright. Please do not reveal trade secrets or other confidential information in your messages. Any and all rights to materials submitted to us become the exclusive property of Tripping.com.
Last updated: June 01, 2015