Terms of Use


 
TravelCritix is a travel focused website where registered users can ask questions, voice their opinions, search for holiday deals, consult reviews and read industry news as well as money-saving tips. This website, www.travelcritix.com, is provided solely to assist customers in gathering travel information, posting opinions of travel related issues, engaging in travel discussions, and searching for travel products, and for no other purposes.

This website is offered to you, the user, conditioned upon your acceptance of the terms of use set forth below. By accessing or using this website, you confirm that you have read, understood and agree to these terms, as well as the Privacy Policy, including the Cookie Policy.

We may make changes to this agreement in the future, and you understand and agree that your continued use of this website after such changes signifies your acceptance of the updated agreement.

Use of the website

You have the option to join TravelCritix by registering an account. If you choose to register on the website, you can publish self-generated content, as well actively participate in the platform’s development via certain administrative functions.

As a condition of using the website, you warrant that:

(i) you are not registering multiple times and all information supplied by you on this website is true, accurate, current and complete
(ii) if you have a registered account, you will safeguard your account information including your password and be responsible for its use.
(iii) you are at least 18 years old or possess parental authority to use the website.

TravelCritix retains the right to deny access to anyone to this website and the services we offer, at any time and for any reason, including the violation of this agreement.

The content (text, images, links or other materials) posted by you, the user, on TravelCritix can be edited or deleted for up to 48h after it has been published, provided it has not received any answers or comments by other users. After that time period, or if the content has been interacted with by other users, it cannot be modified or deleted.

You also grant TravelCritix (perpetually and irrevocably) a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, translate, modify, publish, transmit, display and distribute the content posted by you. Such additional uses by TravelCritix or others may be made with no compensation or payment to you. Furthermore, you acknowledge that TravelCritix may choose to provide attribution of your content at our discretion.

By adding content, you acquire points. The more content you publish, and the better the quality of this content, the more points you get. As you earn more points, your user status changes and you acquire certain privileges, from instant publishing, to tag editing, question merging… You agree that TravelCritix reserves the right to modify, add, or remove these privileges, as well as changing the points system required to reach them at any time and without notice.

Copying, transmitting, reproducing, replicating, posting or redistributing the website content or any portion thereof is strictly prohibited without the prior written permission of TravelCritix.

User Obligations and Restrictions

You are responsible for the acquisition of rights to the content (text, photos, reviews, links, etc) you upload to TravelCritix. You ensure that you have all the rights over the content you publish on the TravelCritix platform and thereby you do not violate the rights of any third parties.

You also agree NOT to:

  • Use the website or its contents for any commercial purpose, including the creation of content that is advertising disguised as reviews or comments.
  • Create content that is: intentionally untrue, misleading, immoral, pornographic or in any way offensive/hateful/abusive, infringes upon the rights of third-parties, violates applicable laws or constitutes a criminal offence, is a survey or chain letter, or is aimed at collecting personal data from other users -particularly for commercial use-.
  • Intentionally use acquired administrative privileges (such as upvoting/downvoting, merging questions, tag editing, etc.) to harm other users or affect the coherence, integrity or understanding of the website.
  • Use the website to share other people’s private or personal information without their consent.
  • Access, monitor or copy any content or information of this website using any robot, spider or other automated means or manual process for any purpose without our express written permission.
  • Take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionate large load on our infrastructure.
  • Use viruses or other malicious computer programmes that may damage the software/hardware of TravelCritix.
  • “Mirror” or otherwise incorporate any part of this website into another website without our prior written permission.

TravelCritix will not be held in any way responsible for any misuse or inappropriate behaviour that may occur on the website. We do nevertheless reserve the right to remove content posted by you without notice and for any reason.

Termination

Any use of the Website that does not follow the user obligations and restrictions violates the terms of this agreement and may result in, among other things, issuing a warning, suspension or termination of your account which permits access to use the interactive areas of this website.

Privacy Policy

TravelCritix believes in protecting your privacy. Any personal information you share on the website will be used in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

Booking with third parties

You will not incur any charges for using the website in accordance with these terms. Please note that we operate as an intermediary between you and the third party suppliers featured or linked to on our website. Such third-parties may charge a fee for use of certain content or services provided on their website. Any legal contract resulting from any bookings made through our website is between you and the third party supplier concerned, and is subject to the terms and conditions of that third-party supplier.

You should carefully review their terms and conditions before entering into a contract with them. We cannot guarantee, that products you purchase from third party sellers or from companies to whose website we have provided a link on our site, will be of satisfactory quality. This disclaimer does not affect your statutory rights against the third party supplier.

Information and Suitability

The content of our pages is supplied by both you, the user, and TravelCritix.

When the content has been supplied by the user:
-All content is the sole responsibility of the person who originated such content. We do not endorse, support, represent or guarantee the completeness, truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any Content or communications posted through the website or endorse any of the opinions expressed. We may not monitor or control the content posted. You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that might be offensive, harmful, inaccurate or otherwise inappropriate.

When the content has been supplied by TravelCritix:
-The content that we post is compiled with utmost diligence. We cannot guarantee that the data is correct, complete or up-to- date. The information, products, and services published on this website may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. In particular, TravelCritix does not guarantee the accuracy of, and disclaim liability for inaccuracies relating to the information and description of accommodation, air, cruise, car, attractions and all other travel and holiday products displayed on this website (including, without limitation, photographs, list of hotel amenities, general product descriptions, etc.). Changes are periodically added to the information herein. TravelCritix may make improvements and/or changes on this website at any time.

Whenever third-party links are monetised, we mark them with an asterisk (*) to let users know that there is an exiting commercial relationship between us and the merchant. TravelCritix will not be held responsible if any mistakes are made in doing this.

Currency Converter

Currency rates are provided by Fixer.io and should be used as guidelines only. The information supplied by this application is believed to be accurate, but TravelCritix does not warrant or guarantee such accuracy. Rates are not verified as accurate, and actual rates may vary. Exchange rates are updated on a daily basis and can therefore diverge over time from other static prices that appear on the website. We are not responsible for how exchange rates may differ from the prices after they have been published.

Liability

We accept no liability in relation to any contract you enter into or for any services or arrangements you purchase. All agreements that arise through this service are between you and the respective external contracting booking site. In particular, TravelCritix does not act as organiser or travel agency at any time. The terms and conditions of the respective organiser or travel agency apply exclusively, especially regarding the right to cancel and to withdraw. If you require any assistance with regards to reservations and payments, you should contact the booking website. TraveCritix remains uninvolved in such contractual arrangements.

TravelCritix is not liable for the accuracy, quality, completeness, reliability or credibility of content provided by users, booking sites or suppliers.

For technical reasons, the prices we receive from booking websites are not updated in real time. Therefore it is possible that the price that appears on the booking website does not correspond to the price specified on TravelCritix. We do not guarantee the accuracy of information, in particular prices and availability.

TravelCritix is not liable for technical malfunctions for which the cause is not within TravelCritix’s sphere of responsibility or for damages caused by force majeure. Equally, TravelCritix does not guarantee uninterrupted availability of data and may perform technical maintenance during a freely chosen time period.

Photo Credits

TravelCritix uses a variety of sources for the pictures and graphics used on the website. The pictures either carry a creative commons (cc) license, are purchased royalty-free or are owned by us. To view the list of credits for the background images used on our homepage, please click here.

Intellectual Property

All contents of this Website are: ©TravelCritix. All rights reserved. TravelCritix, our logo, and all other product or service names or slogans displayed on this website are registered and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without our prior written permission. All other trademarks, product and company names or logos mentioned on the website are the property of their respective owners.

Law and Jurisdiction

The use of the services provided through our site are governed by English law. Any dispute arising from, or related to, the use of any such services or in respect of any contract arising between you and us shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Contact

www.travelcritix.com is fully-owned by Afflinks Ltd. Registered in England and Wales under company number 10158768 with registered office at 1 st Floor, 2 Woodberry Grove, Finchley, London, England, N12 0DR. You can contact us through the website here.