Proposed Terms and Conditions of Use governing Belize Tourism Board’s official Website: www.travelbelize.org
We hereby propose that the Belize Tourism Board (the “BTB”) develop Terms and Conditions of use regarding the captioned as outlined below:
- 1. Introduction
Welcome to the official website of the Belize Tourism Board (the “Website”). This Website is provided solely to inform users of Belize’s history and attractions and to assist users in gathering travel information and [please insert and/or confirm additional uses of the Website]. The terms “we”, “us”, “our” and “the BTB” refer to Belize Tourism Board, a non-profit organization which exists for the sole purpose of development of Belize’s tourism industry. The term “you” refers to the customer visiting the Website and/or contributing content on this Website.
This Website is offered to you conditioned upon your acceptance without modification of any/all the terms, conditions, and notices set forth below (collectively, the “Agreement”). By accessing or using this Website in any manner, you agree to be bound by the Agreement. Please read the Agreement carefully. If you do not accept all of these terms and conditions, please do not use this Website. Be sure to return to this page periodically to review the most current version of the Agreement. We reserve the right at any time, at our sole discretion, to change or otherwise modify the Agreement without prior notice, and your continued access or use of this Website signifies your acceptance of the updated or modified Agreement.
- 2. Ownership Rights/Intellectual Property
Unless otherwise noted, this website and all of the materials contained herein, including the HTML code, source code, and any other code used [Please confirm relevant codes] to generate any portion of this website, are the copyrighted property of BTB or of third parties who have licensed BTB to use their property. None of the content or data found on this website may be reproduced, republished, distributed, sold, transferred, or modified without the express written permission of BTB provided, however, that users may reproduce a single copy of any webpage for their personal use. In addition, the trademarks, logos, and service marks displayed on this website (collectively the “Trademarks”) are registered and common law trademarks of BTB and/or third party service providers. Nothing contained on this website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any of the Trademarks without the written permission of BTB and/or the appropriate third party service providers.
- 3. Uses
- No Unlawful or Prohibited Use
As a condition of your use of this website, you agree that you will not use this website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions of Use. Actions that you agree not to take include, but are not limited to: (1) taking or attempting to take any action that grants you access to the website to an extent greater than authorized by BTB; (2) taking or attempting to take any action that results in an unauthorized modification, addition, or deletion to the website; (3) taking or attempting to take any action that violates the security of the website; (4) taking or attempting to take any action that would impose an unreasonable or excessively large load on the website’s infrastructure; and (5) knowingly providing false or misleading information to BTB.
- Personal and Non-Commercial Use Limitation
This website is strictly for your personal and non-commercial use. In the absence of BTB’s express prior written consent, you may not modify, copy, transmit, distribute, display, publish, or reproduce this website or any part thereof for any purpose other than your own personal and non-commercial use.
- 4. Links to Third Party Websites
This website contains hypertext links to other websites that are maintained by and under the control of third parties (the “Linked Websites”). BTB is not responsible for, and makes no representation or warranty regarding, the content or accuracy of any of the Linked Websites. The inclusion of a link does not mean that BTB endorses, has reviewed, or approves of the Linked Website or the individuals and/or organizations responsible for the Linked Website. These hypertext links are provided as a convenience only, and BTB is not responsible for any content that can be accessed through a hypertext link. If you access a Linked Website, you do so at your own risk. Any questions that you have about one of the Linked Websites should be directed to the individuals and/or organizations responsible for that website.
- 5. Disclaimer of Warranty and Limitation of Liability
BTB makes no representations about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, lack of viruses or other harmful components, and accuracy of the information, products, services, related graphics, and all other content found on this website. All such information, products, services, related graphics, and all other content found on this website are provided “as is” without any kind of warranty. BTB hereby disclaims all warranties and conditions with regard to such information, products, services, related graphics, and all other content found on this website, including all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement.
In no event shall BTB be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential, or any other type of damages arising out of or in any way related to the use or performance of BTB’s website, the provision of or failure to provide services, or for any information, products, services, related graphics, and other materials obtained through BTB’s website, or otherwise arising out of the use of BTB’s website, whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, or otherwise, even if BTB has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
- 6. Amendments
From time to time, it may be necessary for BTB to amend these Terms and Conditions of Use. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these Terms and Conditions of Use so that you will be aware of any changes. Please note that your continued use of this website means that you accept the amendments to these Terms and Conditions of Use.
- 7. Governing Law
This agreement and its performance are governed by the laws of Belize and the Supreme Court of Belize without regard to any conflicts of law provisions. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of Courts of Belize for all disputes and issues regarding your use of this website and your compliance with these Terms and Conditions of Use.
- 8. Violation of These Terms and Conditions of Use
If BTB determines that you have violated any provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use, BTB has the right, in its sole discretion, to pursue any and all of its legal remedies.
- 9. Indemnification
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless BTB, and its officers, directors, employees, and agents from and against any and all claims arising from your use of the website.
- 10. Severability
If any provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of these Terms and Conditions of Use will remain unaffected.
- 11. Headings
The headings in these Terms and Conditions of Use are included solely for convenience and will not limit or otherwise affect these Terms and Conditions of Use.
- 12. Entire Agreement
These Terms and Conditions of Use and any other policies and/or guidelines referred to herein constitute the entire agreement between you and BTB regarding this website, and supersede all other prior or concurrent oral or written letters, agreements, or understandings related to this website.
- 13. Contact Us
If you have any questions or comments, we can be contacted by e-mail at email@example.com , or by telephone at 227-2420 and by postal mail at P.O. Box 325 #64 Regent Street, Belize City, Belize
The BTB respects your privacy and we are committed to protect the personal information you chose to share with us while using this website. Personal information means any information that may be used to identify an individual, including name, email address, a home, postal or business address or other information of a personal descriptive nature such as a title or occupation or information about personal interests or other similar types of information.
Ordinarily, when you browse our website you do so anonymously and the BTB does not automatically collect your personal information.
However, the BTB may log your IP address (the internet address of your computer) to give us an idea of which part of our website you visit and how long you spend there. But we do not link your IP address to any personal information unless you have logged in to our website. Like many other commercial websites, the BTB may use a standard technology called a cookie to collect information about how you use this website. For example, we may use traffic log cookies to help us compile and analyze data about webpage traffic so that we may improve our website to tailor it to your needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.
You may also choose to provide personal information to us by inputting your data into fields on our website when prompted to do so. We may use this information for internal record keeping or statistical purposes or to compile mailing lists or we may periodically send promotional emails or other information to you about Belize or we may use the personal information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by telephone, email or mail.
You may choose to restrict the use of your personal information at the time when you are asked to enter your personal information into a field by clicking the box that indicates that you do not want the personal information you provide to be used by anybody for marketing purposes.
Please be aware that our online communications assets are managed by third parties and so the personal information that you provide to us is accessed by these third parties. We may also disclose the personal information to third parties who conduct our market research or analysis. Whenever we disclose your personal information we take all reasonable steps to ensure that our third party partners handle your information with the same respect for your privacy as we do.
We may also disclose your personal information if we have a good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to satisfy any applicable law or legal process or for the investigation of potential violations of law or to detect or prevent fraud or for any security or technical issues or to protect against harm to the BTB, its users or the general public.
Our website may contain links to other websites. Once you have used these links to leave our website then we are no longer responsible for the protection and privacy of any personal information which you provide while on that other website.