Please read our Terms and Conditions (the "Terms") carefully before proceeding with the use of the Web Site http://www.travelsmartvip.com
(collectively “Web Site”). These Terms shall govern the use of the Web Site and must be complied with by all Internet users visiting the Web Site. By accessing or using this Web Site, you agree to the Terms. The Terms are meant to protect all of our Web Site visitors and the use of this Web Site by you signifies that you agree with these Terms. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THESE TERMS, DO NOT USE THIS WEB SITE. Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. (referred to as “we”, “us” or “our”) reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, alter or otherwise update these Terms at any time. Such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting. By using this Web Site, after we have posted notice of such modifications, alterations or updates, you agree to comply with such revised Terms.
We collect information by specifically requesting it from you. Generally this occurs when you register at one of our Web Sites or request information or a service. Usually, the Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. Web Sites and service partners use your information to operate the Web Sites and to deliver services. Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. Web Sites also use your information to inform you about other products or services available from Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. and its affiliates.
Usage tracking includes use of internet protocol (“IP”) address and cookies, as described below.
Use of Internet Protocol ("IP") Addresses:
An IP address is a unique number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Internet so that your computer can be identified by the main computers, known as "Web servers," that "serve up" Web pages.
By showing how and when Users use a site, cookies help us see which areas are popular and which are not. Many improvements and updates to the site are based on such data as total number of visitors and pages viewed. This information is most easily tracked with cookies. We use the information from cookies to provide services better tailored to our Users' needs.
You may occasionally get cookies from our advertisers. Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. and/or its affiliates do not control these cookies. The use of advertising cookies sent by third-party servers is standard in the Internet industry.
Travel Smart Vacation Club collects Personal Information in many parts of its business. These include:
- Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A.: Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. collects Personal Information about members at the time when a person first joins a program and while a person is a member. The main categories of information we collect relate to a person's general contact information, personal details such as age range and gender, use of the program, payment details, responses to surveys and other details, which are usually collected directly from the member.
- Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. Resort Management: In its role of managing resorts, Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. collects Personal Information related to bookings and as necessary for other purposes related to the management of the resort facility. Further Personal Information may be collected in specific instances such as in the event of an incident occurring at the resort being managed for legal and insurance reasons.
- Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. Travel: Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. collects Personal Information on individuals when they book their travel arrangements, in order to process the transaction and to fulfill booking requests with travel and tourism operators
Our purpose in collecting information about you is to provide you with membership services, such as those provided in the Operating Rules. Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. uses Personal Information in several different ways in operating our membership programs and operating our business, and most of these uses are clear from the circumstances. We also use your Personal Information for internal quality assurance purposes.
In case you change your mind or some Personal Information is out of date, is inaccurate, or otherwise changes (such as your zip code or e-mail address), we will try to provide a way to correct, update, or remove such Personal Information that you give Us. We also give you the opportunity to control the communications we direct to You. We offer Users the opportunity to "opt out" of having Personal Information shared with parties outside Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. and/or its affiliated companies. You should be aware that when you are on Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A.'s Web Sites you could hyperlink or be directed to other web sites that are beyond our control and/or outside our service. These other web sites may include web sites of advertisers, exchange companies, resort operators, sponsors and partners that may use Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A.'s and/or its affiliates' logo as part of a co-branding agreement. These other web sites may send their own cookies to users and members, collect data, or solicit Personal Information.
Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. does not control such web sites, and, therefore, is not responsible for their contents or the hyperlinks or advertising they choose to place on such web sites. Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. and/or its affiliates' inclusion of hyperlinks to these web sites do not imply any endorsement of the material on such web sites or any association with their owners or operators. Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A.'s policy does not extend to anything that is inherent in the operation of the Internet, which is beyond Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A.’s and its affiliates' control.
Please keep in mind that whenever you give out information online (for example, via message boards or chat) that information can be collected and used by people you don't know. While Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. strives to protect their Users' Personal Information and privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online, and you disclose such information at your own risk.
The security of all information associated with our Users is an important concern to Us. We exercise care in providing secure transmission of your information from your computer to our servers. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your Personal Information, Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. cannot ensure or warrant the security of any Personal Information you transmit to us or from our online products or services, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. uses industry standard efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of your Personal Information, such as firewalls and Secure Socket Layers. However, "perfect security" does not exist on the Internet.
YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS
Trademarks, Copyrights and Restrictions
This Web Site is controlled and operated by Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. All content on this Web Site, including, but not limited to text, images, illustrations, audio clips, and video clips, is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, and/or other intellectual property rights (which are governed by the Republic of Panama and worldwide copyright laws and treaty provisions, privacy and publicity laws, and communication regulations and statutes), and are owned and controlled by Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. or its affiliates, or by third party content providers, merchants, sponsors and licensors (collectively "Providers") that have licensed their content or the right to market their products and/or services to Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. Content on this Web Site or any web site owned, operated, licensed or controlled by the Providers is solely for your personal, non-commercial use. You may print a copy of the content and/or information contained herein for your personal, non-commercial use only, but you may not copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, and/or exploit the content or information in any way (including by e-mail or other electronic means) for commercial use without the prior written consent of Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. or the Providers. Without the prior written consent of Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. or the Providers, your modification of the content, use of the content on any other web site or networked computer environment, or use of the content for any purpose other than personal, non-commercial use, violates the rights of the owners of the Web Site and/or the Provider copyrights, trademarks or service marks and other proprietary rights, and is prohibited. As a condition to your use of this Web Site, you warrant to Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. that you will not use our Web Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms, including without limitation the posting or transmitting any threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material. If you violate any of these Terms, your permission to use our Web Site immediately terminates without the necessity of any notice. Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. retains the right to deny access to anyone at its discretion for any reason, including for violation of these Terms. You may not use on your web site any trademarks, service marks or copyrighted materials appearing on this Web Site, including but not limited to any logos or characters, without the express written consent of the owner of the mark or copyright. You may not frame or otherwise incorporate into another web site any of the content or other materials on this Web Site without prior written consent of Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A.
User information enables Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. to request customer feedback, develop and tailor products and services to better meet User needs and preferences, and to offer Users products from Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. User Information containing credit card numbers is automatically encrypted in our data warehouse so that they cannot be accessed. We do not collect Social Security or driver's license numbers from Users.
Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability
All content on this web site is provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. Other than those warranties which, under the laws of the Republic of Panama applicable to these terms, are implied by law and are incapable of exclusion, restriction, or modification, Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Neither Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A., its affiliated or related entities, nor the providers, nor any person involved in the creation, production, and distribution of this web site warrant that the functions contained in this web site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the server that makes the content available will be free of viruses or other harmful components. The content that you access on this web site is provided solely for your convenience and information only. Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. does not warrant or make any representations regarding the results that may be obtained from the use of this web site, or as to the reliability, accuracy or currency of any information content, service and/or merchandise acquired pursuant to your use of this web site. You expressly agree that use of this web site is at your sole risk. You (and not Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A.) assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair or correction of your system. You expressly agree that neither Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A., nor its affiliated or related entities (including its providers), nor any of their respective employees, or agents, nor any person or entity involved in the creation, production and distribution of this web site, is responsible or liable to any person or entity whatsoever for any loss, damage (whether actual, consequential, punitive or otherwise), injury, claim, liability or other cause of any kind or character whatsoever based upon or resulting from the use or attempted use of this web site or any other linked site. By way of example, and without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. and related persons and entities shall not be responsible or liable for any claim or damage arising from failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation, computer virus, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of personal records, or the reliance upon or use of data, information, opinions or other materials appearing on this web site. You expressly acknowledge and agree that Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. is not liable or responsible for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of other subscribers or third parties. Some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages. In such jurisdictions, Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A.’s liability is limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. and the Providers, its and their officers, directors, employees, affiliates, agents, licensors, and suppliers from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation by you of these Terms.
Third Party Rights
These Terms are for the benefit of Travel Smart Vacation Club and its Providers, its and their officers, directors, employees, affiliates, agents, licensors, and suppliers. Each of these individuals or entities shall have the right to assert and enforce these Terms directly against you on its or their own behalf.
Unless otherwise specified, the content contained in this Web Site is presented solely for your convenience and/or information. This Web Site is controlled and operated by Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. from its offices. Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. makes no representation that content in its Web Site is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this Web Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. You may not use or export the materials in this Web Site in violation of the export laws and regulations of the Republic of Panama. These Terms shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws and Courts of Panama City, Republic of Panama as they are applied to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within the Republic of Panama. Any action you, any third party or Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. brings to enforce these Terms, or in connection with any matters related to this Web Site, shall be brought only in circuit courts located in Panama City and you expressly consent to the jurisdiction of said courts. If any provision of these Terms shall be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A.
Disclaimer and important notice:
Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A., a company incorporated under the laws of the Republic of Panama, is neither responsible for the management, operation and/or marketing of the Travel Smart VIP Vacations, S.A. Memberships and of the plan units mentioned in this website nor the owner of the real estate rights pertaining to the holiday resorts marketed and sold under the Trade Mark “Travel Smart VIP Vacations”.
If you have any comments, questions or complaints regarding these issues, please call or contact exclusively at the following numbers or address:
US and Canada ........................ (888) 544-1114
Mexico and South America..... (52) 555-283-0975
Germany ................................... 0800 723-4359
France ....................................... 0800 945-609
Spain ......................................... 91 572-3108
Europe other Countries ............ (34) 91-572-3108