In this document, terms that commence with a capital letter are defined in this Section or in the preamble.
These terms govern your use of all Content, Products or Services available through the Site. You agree to be bound by these terms, and to use the Site in strict compliance with all applicable laws, rulings and regulations, and in a manner that does not negatively reflect on the goodwill or reputation of GoanTourism.com and its Providers.
Additional Terms may apply when you Purchase Products or Services, or when you participate in special promotions or offers. For example, airlines have contracts of carriage, hotels have cancelation policies, and promotions are subject to rules. These additional terms are found in the area of the Site where you will Purchase a Product or Service, or where you will register for a special promotion.
You agree to abide by the terms and conditions imposed by any Provider, including payment of all the amount when due and comply with all rules and restrictions regarding the availability of Products or Services.
Minors (as defined under the laws of their jurisdiction or residence) are not eligible to register for, use or Purchase the Products or Services available on the Site.
You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your User Name and Password. This is essential to protect the confidentiality of any information that may be stored in My Account folder. In addition, you will be financially accountable for all use of our Site by yourself and anyone using your password and login information.
GoanTourism.com grants you a limited, personal, non-transferable, non-sub-licensable, revocable license to access and use the Site only as explicitly permitted in these Terms. Except for this limited license, we do not grant you any other right or license with respect to this Site; any rights or license not explicitly granted herein are reserved.
No Copy, Distribution, or Sale
You may download, display, or print one (1) copy of any portion of the Content. If you do so, you shall not modify the Content in any way. Except as provided above, you shall not
Unless otherwise provided within these Terms, or unless specific applicable law requires GoanTourism.com to allow you to do so, you may not do any of the following without the prior written consent of GoanTourism.com
User ID and Password
Access to certain areas of the Site is available only to registered Members. To become a registered Member, you are required to answer a limited number of mandatory questions. Answers to additional questions are optional. You represent and warrant that all information which you supply to us about yourself and others, is true and accurate.
GoanTourism.com, in its sole discretion, may, at any time and without advance notice or liability, terminate or restrict your access to all or any component of our Site, even if access continues to be allowed to others. Upon such termination or suspension, you must immediately discontinue use of the Site, and destroy any copy you have made of any portion of the Site. Accessing the Site after such termination, suspension or discontinuation shall constitute an act of trespassing. GoanTourism.com shall not be accountable to you to such suspension or termination.
Any aspect of the Site may be changed, supplemented, deleted, updated, discontinued, suspended or modified at any time and without prior notice to you. However, we make no commitment to update the information contained on this Site. You agree that GoanTourism.com shall not be liable to you for any delay or other damages that might result from such modification, suspension or discontinuance. We may also at any time, change or impose fees for certain services, or establish or change general practices and limits concerning certain services. We may also modify these Terms, as provided in Modifications.
Privacy and Security
The Content is intended for information purposes only. Although we exercise reasonable efforts to ensure their quality and accuracy, there might be errors, or the information provided may not be complete, current or applicable to your particular situation. Further, information provided regarding the service, amenities, products, etc. have been provided to us by the vendor. We assume no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions. You are responsible for evaluating the accuracy, completeness, and usefulness of any opinion, advice or other content available through the Site or obtained from a linked site.
You should not take any action based on information on this Site until you have received a confirmation of your transaction. We send confirmations within 24 hours of your Purchase. If you have not received a confirmation of your purchase via email, first look into your "spam" or "junk" folder to verify that it has not been misdirected, and if still not found, please contact our customer service department. The Contact Information is provided on our "Home Page".
We will use our reasonable commercial efforts to keep our Site available on a 24-hour/7-day-a- week basis, subject to necessary scheduled downtime for maintenance, unscheduled maintenance and system outages. We cannot promise that access to the Site will be uninterrupted or available at all times. We assume no liability or responsibility for any delay, interruption or downtime.
We make reasonable attempts to clear the Site of viruses & worms, but cannot ensure that the Site will be at all times free from viruses or other destructive software. You are urged to take appropriate safeguards before downloading information from the Site. We accept no responsibility for any damages to computer equipment or other property which may result from use of the Site or downloading anything from the Site.
Although most travel, including travel to international destinations is completed without incident, travel to certain destinations may involve greater risks than others. We urge you to review and evaluate travel prohibitions, warning, announcements and advisories issued by the government and the aviation administration before booking travel to international destinations. By offering for sale travel to particular international destinations, GoanTourism.com does not represent or warrant that travel to such point is advisable or without risk. GoanTourism.com does not accept liability for damages, losses, or delays which may result from improper documents for entry, exit, length of stay or from travel to such destinations.
For your convenience, our Site may provide links to other sites. When you click on one of these links, you are leaving our site and entering another site. We are not responsible for such third party websites.
You should carefully review the terms and conditions of use of these sites, because these terms will apply to your visit to these other sites.
We might decide to welcome links from a third party site to the home page of our Site, through a plain text link provided that,
We reserve the right to instruct you to remove links to the Site or not wish to include any links from a third party site, in our sole discretion.
Linking to any page of the Site other than to the homepage is strictly prohibited in the absence of a separate linking agreement with GoanTourism.com.
This Site is the sole and exclusive property of GoanTourism.com or its licensors. GoanTourism.com and its licensors retain all right, title and interest (including all copyright, trademark, patent, trade secrets, and all other intellectual property - rights) in the Site. The Site is protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secrets, unfair competition, and other laws worldwide, through the application of local laws or international treaties. Any unauthorized use, reproduction or modification of this Site may violate such laws.
GoanTourism.com and all other Marks that appear, are displayed, or used on the Site are registered or common law trademarks or service marks of GoanTourism.com and its Providers. These Marks may not be copied, downloaded, reproduced, used, modified, or distributed in any way without prior written permission from GoanTourism.com or the relevant Provider, except as an integral party of any authorized copy of the Content.
Your Comments and Submissions
Any communications or materials you transmit to GoanTourism.com, through the Site, by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, question, comments, rating of a property or attraction, suggestion, idea, or the like (Communications or Materials) will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. By voluntarily submitting to us, or by posting on the Site any Communications or Materials, you grant GoanTourism.com, and all users of the Site, a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sub-licensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from distribute, and display such Communications or Materials in any form, media or technology. We assume no responsibility for any Communications or Materials posted or submitted, or for the return or such Communications or Materials. We want your feedback and appreciate your ideas and suggestions, but we are unable to answer every comment individually.
GoanTourism.com may charge a fee or commission for the service it provides when you purchase, book or reserve travel services, or accommodations through the Site. Any such service fee is non-refundable. In addition, you will be responsible for all charges, fees, duties, taxes, and assessment arising out of your use of the Products and Services available from the Site.
Disclaimer of Warranty
GoanTourism.com and its Providers make no warranty of any kind regarding the Site, Content, Products or Services, all of which are provided on an 'as is' basis. Goantourism.com and its Providers expressly disclaim any representation or warranty that the Site will be free from errors, viruses or other harmful components, that communications to or from the Site will be secure and not intercepted, that the Services and other capabilities offered from the Site will be uninterrupted, or that its Content will be accurate, complete or timely. The fact that GoanTourism.com is including or offering any Product or Service on the Site is not an endorsement or a recommendation of the Product or Service.
Other than those warranties which, under the laws applicable to these terms, are implied by laws, and are incapable of exclusion, restriction or modification, GoanTourism.com and its providers expressly disclaim all warranties and conditions, including implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, non-infringement, and those arising by statute or otherwise in law or from a course of dealing or usage of trade.
Limitation of Liability
Subject to applicable law, use of this Site and its Content is at your sole risk. Services and Products made available on this Site are subject to conditions imposed by the Providers, including but not limited to tariffs, conditions of carriage, international conventions and arrangements, and federal government regulations. Providers who furnish products or services through this Site are independent contractors, and not agents or employees of GoanTourism.com. In no event will GoanTourism.com or its providers be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, special or other consequential damages for any use of this site, any hyperlinked web site, the acts or omissions of providers who furnish products or services through this site, or the products or services offered by providers through this site, including, without limitation, whether based in contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, that arises out of or is in any way connected with(i) any use of, browsing or downloading of any part of our site or content, (ii) any failure or delay (including without limitation the use of or inability to use any component of this site for reservations or ticketing), or (iii) the performance or non performance by us or any provider, or (iv) any damages or injury caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of record, even if Goantourism.com and the provider(s) have been advised of the possibility of damages to such parties or any other party.
If, despite the limitation above, GoanTourism.com or a Provider is found liable for any loss or damage which arises out of or is in any way connected with any of the occurrences described in the limitation above, then GoanTourism.com and the Providers' liability will in no event exceed, in total, the sum of Rs.5,000.
You agree to defend and indemnify GoanTourism.com and any Provider, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents from and against any claim, cause of action or demand, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, in excess of the liability described above, in any action filed or commenced by any third party against GoanTourism.com as a result of (1) Your breach of these Terms or the Documents made part of these Terms by reference, (2) Your violation of any law or the rights of a third party or (3) Your use of our Site.
Reservations, Bookings, & Purchases
You agree to abide by the terms and conditions of purchase imposed by any supplier with whom you opt to deal. A supplier who is an Air Carrier is required to make available to the public the terms of its contract of carriage, and we make available the fare rules for all Air Carrier tickets before purchase.
The circumvention of an Air Carrier's rules, including practices such as back-to-back ticketing (purchasing two or more tickets with overlapping travel dates in order to circumvent minimum stay requirements) and hidden-city ticketing (purchasing tickets including segments which the purchaser does not intend to use in order to circumvent an air carrier's pricing structure), is prohibited by many Air Carriers. The use of prohibited ticketing practices may result in the Air Carrier taking actions including the cancelation of the ticket, denied boarding, revocation of frequent flier miles and other benefits, additional charges to the purchaser's credit card, additional charges collected at the airport, or future invoicing.
You are responsible for ensuring that your purchases abide by the terms and conditions of purchase imposed by any supplier with whom you opt to deal, including terms and conditions of purchase set forth in an air carrier's fare rules or contract of carriage.
Payment Terms & Conditions
We ensure that every transaction you conduct online is in a safe and secure environment. We do not take or store any credit card details or other card details on our servers. User will be directed to Payment Gateway website to enter his/her card details. This site is Master Secure & VBV compliant.
Payment will be credited in the name of "GOA BUSINESS SOLUTIONS".
If any dispute arises between you and GoanTourism.com during your use of the Site or thereafter, in connection with the validity, interpretation, implementation or alleged breach of any provision of the Terms and Conditions, the dispute shall be referred to a sole Arbitrator who shall be an independent and neutral third party identified by GoanTourism.com. The place of arbitration shall be Goa. The arbitration proceedings shall be in the English language.
The Terms and Conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with the Indian laws.
Your acceptance of these Terms, and your use of the Site do not create a joint venture, a partnership, an employment, or an agency relationship with us. You may not assign, delegate, or transfer your rights or obligations under these Terms. 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. The headings in these Terms are for your convenience and reference; they do not limit or affect these Terms. These Terms, together with those items made a part of these terms by reference, make up the entire agreement between us relating to your use of our site, and replaces any prior understandings or agreements (whether oral or written) regarding your use of our site.
Prior Terms and Conditions
These Terms supersede any prior GoanTourism.com Terms and Conditions relating to the use of the Site which were displayed on this Site before the date stated above. Unless specifically provided, they do not supersede the Additional Terms for carriage, awards, attractions provided elsewhere in this Site.
You may preserve these Terms in a written form by printing them for your records, and you waive any other requirement that these Terms be evidenced by a written document.
To the extent that we may need to contact you, you agree that we may do so via any electronic means, included but not limited to communication posted on the Site, electronic mail, or instant messaging.
If you have any questions or concerns about these Terms or if you need further assistance with respect to access to or use of the Site or the services offered by GoanTourism.com, you may contact our Customer Service department, the information of which is provided in the 'Home Page’ of the site.