Website Terms of Use - Version 1.0.0.EN – 01-Jul-2015



You acknowledge that we may disclose and transfer any information that you provide through this Website to: a) any business or person within the WTO affiliates, allies, partners, customers, agents or information providers; b) to any other person or entity with your consent, or c) if we have a right or duty to disclose or are permitted or compelled to so disclose such information by law. You consent to the transmission, transfer or processing of such information to, or through, any country in the world, as we deem necessary or appropriate, and by using and providing information through this Website you agree to such transfers.

Use of this Website may be monitored, tracked and recorded. Anyone using this Website expressly consents to such monitoring, tracking and recording. You are responsible for being familiar with the current version of these Website Terms of Use posted on the Website.

Enforceability and Governing Law. This website terms of use or legal notice and issues regarding the website, a domain of the World Travel & Tourism Operators Corporation (WTO), a business established in the Dominican Republic, are governed exclusively by Dominican laws. Access to this website is granted on condition that you accept all of the bellow indicated and agree to the jurisdiction of the courts of the Dominican Republic located in the city and judicial district of Santiago de los Caballeros to settle matters in relation to the website and the WTO, without regard to principles of conflicts of law.

WTO does not accept or assume any domicile at any place, location or office in the world (also not at the office of its agents, allies, partners or support companies), other than its registered Legal or Headquarters offices in the Dominican Republic.

In the event any of the terms or provisions of this Website Terms of Use shall be held to be unenforceable, the remaining terms and provisions shall be unimpaired and the unenforceable term or provision shall be replaced by such enforceable term or provision as comes closest to the intention underlying the unenforceable term or provision. These Website Terms of Use shall be subject to any other agreements you have entered into with WTO.

Severability. If a provision of this Website Terms of Use is determined by the competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provisions will continue in effect.

This Website Terms of Use does not apply to the use of others Websites operated by WTO operating businesses or brands. We refer you to each Website’s respective Terms of Use for the terms and provisions applicable to use of such Website.

Termination. This Website Terms of Use are effective until terminated by either party. If you no longer agree to be bound by this Website Terms of Use, you must cease use of the Website. If you are dissatisfied with the Website, their content, or any of these terms and Website policies, your sole legal remedy is to discontinue using the Website. WTO reserve the right to terminate or suspend your access to and use of the Website, without notice, if we believe, in our sole discretion, that such use: a) is in violation of any applicable law; b) is harmful to our interests or the interests, including intellectual property or other rights, of another person or entity, or c) where WTO have reason to believe that you are in violation of this Website Terms of Use and Policies.

Acceptable use. You must be at least eighteen (18) years of age to use this website. By using this website you warrant and represent that you are at least eighteen (18) years of age.

You are strictly prohibited from unauthorized use of our systems or this website, including but not limited to unauthorized entry into our systems, misuse of passwords, or misuse of any information published and/or posted to this Website.

You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this website without WTO express written consent.

You must not use this website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications, neither use this website for any purposes related to marketing without WTO express written consent.

By using this Website you agree to this Website Terms of Use, you consent to our WTO's use of cookies in accordance with our Use of Cookies Policy and to WTO Privacy Policy.

Restricted access. Access to certain areas of this Website is restricted. WTO reserves the right to restrict access to other areas of this Website, or indeed this entire website, at WTO discretion.

If WTO provides you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of this Website or other content, products or services, you must ensure that the user ID and password are kept confidential.

WTO may disable your user ID and password in WTO sole discretion without notice or explanation.

License to use website. Unless otherwise stated, WTO and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights in the Website and material on the Website. Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved by WTO and/or third parties.

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages or documents from the Website for your own personal use, so long as you do not remove any copyright or other notice as may be contained in information, as downloaded, and subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in this Website Terms of Use.

You must not: a) republish material from this website (including republication on another Website) without express written authorization; b) sell, rent or sub-license material from the website; c) show any material from the Website in public; d) reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this Website for a commercial purpose; e) edit or otherwise modify any material on the Website, or f) redistribute material from this Website (except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution).

User content. In these terms and conditions, “your user content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to this Website, for whatever purpose.

You grant to WTO a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media. You also grant to WTO the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.

Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or WTO or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).

You must not submit any user content to the Website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

WTO reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website, or stored on WTO servers, or hosted or published upon this Website.

Notwithstanding WTO’s rights under this Website Terms of Use in relation to user content, WTO does not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on this Website.

Indemnity. You hereby indemnify WTO and undertake to keep WTO indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by WTO to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of WTO’s legal advisers) incurred or suffered by WTO arising out of any breach by you of any provision of this Website Terms of Use, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of this Website Terms of Use.

Breaches of these terms and conditions. Without prejudice to WTO’s other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, WTO may take such action as WTO deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the Website, prohibiting you from accessing the Website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the Website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the Website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.

Potential Disruption of Service. You shall be responsible for obtaining and maintaining all telephone, computer hardware, software, and other equipment needed to access and use this Website. Access to this Website may from time to time be unavailable, delayed, limited or slowed due to, among other things: a) hardware failure, including among other things, failures of computers (including your own computer), servers, networks, telecommunication lines and connections, and other electronic and mechanical equipment; b) software failure, including among other things, bugs, errors, viruses, configuration problems, incompatibility of systems, utilities or applications, the operation of firewalls or screening programs, unreadable codes, or irregularities within particular documents or other content; c) overload of system capacities; d) damage caused by severe weather, earthquakes, wars, insurrection, riots, terrorism, civil commotion, act of God, accident, fire, water damage, explosion, mechanical breakdown or natural disasters; e) interruption (whether partial or total) of power supplies or other utility of service; f) strike or other stoppage (whether partial or total) of labor; g) governmental or regulatory restrictions, exchange rulings, court or tribunal orders or other human intervention, or h) any other cause (whether similar or dissimilar to any of the foregoing) whatsoever beyond our control.

If access to this Website is unavailable, delayed or limited, or if this Website does not operate quickly and efficiently, you may be unable to transmit your instructions for transactions and other matters, or such instructions may not be promptly executed or you may be unable to retrieve information on a timely basis. If your operations are dependent on such communications with us, and such communications are disrupted or delayed, you may suffer losses. WTO will not be liable for any such loss.

Warranty Disclaimer. The website and associated materials are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. To the full extent permissible by applicable law, WTO disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property. WTO make no representations or warranty that the Website will meet your requirements, or that your use of the Website will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free; nor do the operators make any representation or warranty as to the results that may be obtained from the use of the Website. WTO make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of the Website or the information, content, materials, or products included on the website.

In no event shall WTO or any of their affiliates, allies, partners, customers, agents, vendors or suppliers be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, damages for loss of profits, business interruption, loss of information) arising out of the use, misuse of or inability to use the Website, even if WTO have been advised of the possibility of such damages. This disclaimer constitutes an essential part of this agreement.

You understand and agree that any content downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the Website is at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data or business interruption that results from the download of content. WTO shall not be responsible for any loss or damage caused, or alleged to have been caused, directly or indirectly, by the information or ideas contained, suggested or referenced in or appearing on the website. Your participation in the website is solely at your own risk. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from WTO or through the WTO, their employees, or third parties shall create any warranty not expressly made herein. You acknowledge, by your use of the Website, that your use of the website is at your sole risk.

Liability limitation. Under no circumstances and under no legal or equitable theory, whether in tort, contract, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, shall WTO or any of their affiliates, allies, partners, customers, agents, vendors or suppliers be liable to user or to any other person for any indirect, special, incidental or consequential losses or damages of any nature arising out of or in connection with the use of or inability to use the website or for any breach of security associated with the transmission of sensitive information through the Website or for any information obtained through the Website, including, without limitation, damages for lost profits, loss of goodwill, loss or corruption of data, work stoppage, accuracy of results, or computer failure or malfunction, even if an authorized representative of the WTO has been advised of or should have known of the possibility of such damages.

Reasonableness. By using this Website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this Website disclaimer are reasonable. If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this Website.

Other parties. You accept that, as a limited liability entity, WTO has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers, employees, affiliates, allies, partners, customers, agents, vendors or suppliers. You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against WTO officers, employees, affiliates, allies, partners, customers, agents, vendors or suppliers in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the Website.

Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph, you agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this Website disclaimer will protect WTO officers, employees, affiliates, allies, partners, customers, agents, vendors, suppliers, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors as well as WTO.

Links to other Websites or Materials. The Website may contain links to other Websites owned or operated by independent third parties. These links are provided for your convenience and reference only. We do not control such Websites and, therefore, we are not responsible for any content posted on these Websites. The fact that the Website offer such links should not be construed in any way as an endorsement, authorization, or sponsorship of that Website, its content or the business, companies, services or products referenced therein, and the WTO reserve the right to note its lack of affiliation, sponsorship, or endorsement on the Website. If you decide to access any of the third party Websites linked to by the Website, you do this entirely at your own risk. Because some Websites employ automated search results or otherwise link you to Websites containing information that may be deemed inappropriate or offensive, the WTO cannot be held responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, or decency of material contained in third party Websites, and you hereby irrevocably waive any claim against us with respect to such sites.

Assignment. WTO may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with WTO’s rights and/or obligations under this Website Terms of Use without notifying you or obtaining your consent.

You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under this Website Terms of Use.

Variation. WTO may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time. Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

Entire agreement. This Website Terms of Use, constitute the entire agreement between you and WTO in relation to your use of this Website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this Website.

Notification of Possible Copyright Infringement. In the event you believe that material or content published on the Website may infringe on your copyright or that of another, please Contact Us.