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EliteLuxuryHomes.com Website Terms of Use

Updated: November 6, 2013

 

This is a legal agreement that governs your rights to access and view the Site, as described below.  If you do not agree, you may not view, access, download or otherwise use any of the information on this Site.

 

GENERAL TERMS

 

By using or accessing EliteLuxuryHomes.com, HomeVacationsBook.com or their root subdomains via webchalet.com, or a subdomain of any of such websites (each referred to herein as a "Site"), you acknowledge that you agree to and are subject to the following terms and conditions, as well as our Privacy Policy (collectively, the "Terms"). If you do not fully agree to these Terms, Privacy Policy and any other terms and conditions posted or linked to any Site, you are not authorized to access or otherwise use the Site.  Under these Terms, "use" or "access" of the Site specifically includes any direct or indirect access or use of the Site or any cached version of the Site and any direct or indirect access or use of any information or content on the Site, regardless of how obtained and the term "Site" includes, without limitation, any cached version thereof.

 

Each Site is operated by Elite Luxury Homes LLC. Unless otherwise specified, the entity controlling the Site you are accessing is referred to herein as "Elite," "we," "us" or "our". Our Address is located at 1606 Argyle Ave., Suite 204, Los Angeles, California, USA, 90028.

 

You should read through all the Terms carefully. The Terms constitute a legally binding agreement between you and Elite.  You are not authorized to use this Site unless you are at least 18 and able to enter into legally binding contracts.  We do not knowingly collect the information of anyone under the age of 18. 

 

1.    The Site is Advertising Only.

 

The Site is an advertisement of rental properties that may or may not be available under the terms of a separate rental agreement.  You acknowledge and agree that you may be required to enter into a separate agreement and/or waiver prior to making a booking or purchasing a product or service and may place additional restrictions on your booking, product or service. 

 

Responsibility for applicable laws, rules and regulations :  You agree that you are responsible for, and agree to abide by, all laws, rules and regulations applicable to your use of the Site, your use of any tool, service or product offered on the Site and any transaction you enter into on the Site or in connection with your use of the Site. 

 

2.    Limited License to Use the Site. 

 

You are granted a limited, revocable, non-exclusive license to access the Site and the content and services provided on the Site solely for the purpose of searching for a vacation rental property, purchasing or researching (for the purpose of inquiring about purchasing) any of the products or services offered on any Site, participating in an interactive area hosted on any Site or for any other purpose clearly stated on a Site, all in accordance with the Terms.  Any use of the Site that is not for one of these purposes or otherwise in accordance with the Terms or as otherwise authorized by us in writing is expressly prohibited.

 

3.    Unauthorized Uses of the Site. 

 

The license to use the Site only extends to the uses expressly described herein.  Your license to use the site granted to users in these Terms does not include any right of collection, aggregation, copying, scraping, duplication, display or derivative use of the Site nor any right of use of data mining, robots, spiders or similar data gathering and extraction tools without our prior written permission; provided, however, that a limited exception from the foregoing exclusion is provided to general purpose internet search engines that use tools to gather information for the sole purpose of displaying hyperlinks to the Site, provided they each do so from a stable IP address or range of IP addresses using an easily identifiable agent and comply with our robots.txt  file. "General purpose internet search engines" do not include a website or search engine or other service that provides classified listings or property rental advertisements, or any subset of the same or which is in the business of providing vacation property rental services or other services that compete with us.

 

Unauthorized uses of the Site also include, without limitation, those listed below.  You agree not to do any of the following, unless otherwise previously authorized by us in writing:

·       Any commercial use of the Site or any content on the Site.

·       Copy, reproduce, upload, post, display, republish, distribute, or transmit any part of the content in any form whatsoever;

·       Reproduce any portion of the Site on your website or otherwise, using any device including, but not limited to, use of a frame or border environment around the Site, or other framing technique to enclose any portion or aspect of the Site, or mirror or replicate any portion of the Site;

·       Deep-link to any portion of the Site without our express written permission;

·       Modify, translate into any language or computer language, or create derivative works from, any content or any part of the Site;

·       Reverse engineer any part of the Site;

·       Sell, offer for sale, transfer, or license any portion of the Site in any form to any third parties;

·       Use any robot, spider, scraper, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor, copy, or keep a database copy of the content or any portion of the Site;

·       Use the Site and its inquiry functionality other than to advertise and/or research vacation rentals, to make legitimate inquiries to our members or any other use expressly authorized on the Site;

·       Use the Site or post or transmit information that is in any way false, fraudulent, or misleading, including making any reservation or inquiry under false pretenses, or taking any action that may be considered phishing or that would give rise to criminal or civil liability;

·       Post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, indecent, inflammatory, sexually explicit, pornographic or profane material;

·       Violate, plagiarize or infringe the rights of us or third parties including, without limitation, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secrets, rights of publicity or privacy or any other intellectual or proprietary rights; or

·       Use or access the Site in any way that, in our sole discretion, adversely affects or could adversely affect the performance or function of the Site or any other system used by us or the Site.

If you are aware of or experience any content, activity or communication through or in connection with the Site that appears to be in violation of the above restrictions, or in violation of any other provision of these Terms, we ask that you please inform us of any such violation by contacting us as set forth under "Contact Us" below. 

 

4.    Proprietary Rights and Downloading of Information from the Site.

 

The Site and all content and information on the Site are protected by copyright as a collective work and/or compilation, pursuant to applicable U.S. and international copyright laws and conventions and database rights.  You agree to abide by any and all copyright notices, information, or restrictions contained in or relating to any content on the Site. Copying, storing or otherwise accessing the Site or any content on the Site for other than for your personal, noncommercial use (other than in accordance with a valid subscription) is expressly prohibited without prior written permission from us.

 

As part of the rental inquiry process, for your own personal, noncommercial use and not for further distribution, you may download, display, and/or print one copy of any portion of the Site. You may not modify the same, and you must reproduce our copyright notice in the form  displayed on the relevant portion(s) of the Site that you desire to download, display or print.

 

5.    Your E-mail Address and Data; Our Privacy Policy; Data Transmittal.

 

When you provide your e-mail address to us in connection with any service or tool provided on the Site or otherwise, you agree to allow the Site and its affiliated websites to add your e-mail address to our database of users. You may receive one or more promotional e-mails from either the Site or a website of one of our affiliates. You are welcome to opt not to receive such promotional e-mails from the Site or such affiliates? websites at any time. Please review our Privacy Policy for more information regarding our e-mail and other data collection practices and safeguards, and how to opt not to receive such emails. Your use of the Site signifies your acknowledgment of and agreement with our Privacy Policy.  

 

Each user acknowledges and agrees that, regardless of such user?s physical location, we may store and process any data transmitted to the Site from such user at locations both within and outside of the United States.

 

In the event that you use any of our tools that we may from time to time offer that integrate in any way with a third party website to which you have provided data or information, you acknowledge and agree that such third party website shall be responsible for how the data or information you have provided to such website is handled.

 

6.    Identity Verification.

 

User verification on the Internet is difficult and we cannot, and do not, assume any responsibility for the confirmation of each user's purported identity.

 

You agree to (i) keep your password and online ID for both your account with us and your email account secure and strictly confidential, providing it only to authorized users of your accounts, (ii) instruct each person to whom you give your online ID and password that he or she is not to disclose it to any unauthorized person, (iii) notify us immediately and select a new online ID and password if you believe your password for either your  account with us or your email account may have become known to an unauthorized person, and (iv) notify us immediately if you are contacted by anyone requesting your online ID and password.  We discourage you from giving anyone access to your online ID and password for your  account with us and your email account.  However, if you do give someone your online ID and online password, or if you fail to adequately safeguard such information, you are responsible for any and all transactions that the person performs while using your  account with us or your email account, even those transactions that are fraudulent or that you did not intend or want performed.   

 

EACH USER ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT: (1) NEITHER ELITE NOR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES WILL HAVE ANY LIABILITY TO ANY USER FOR ANY UNAUTHORIZED TRANSACTION MADE USING ANY USER?S PASSWORD; AND (2) THE UNAUTHORIZED USE OF YOUR ONLINE ID AND PASSWORD FOR YOUR ELITE ACCOUNT OR YOUR EMAIL ACCOUNT COULD CAUSE YOU TO INCUR LIABILITY TO BOTH ELITE AND OTHER USERS.  Further, we may, without notice to you, suspend or cancel your listing at any time even without receiving notice from you if we suspect, in our sole discretion, that your account with us or your email account is being used in an unauthorized or fraudulent manner.

 

Privacy Policy :  We adhere to strong principles of privacy and user contributed content may be disclosed only as provided in these Terms or our Privacy Policy.

 

7.   Social Media or Third Party Websites.

 

If the Site offers a tool or service which allows us to access or use any profile or other information about you that you have provided to Facebook or another third party website (each a " Social Media Site ") and you decide to use such a tool or service, you acknowledge and agree that:

    (i) The information or content that are a part of your Social Media Site profile, which you have designated as "public" (or a similar designation) (with such information or content and referred to herein as "Social Media Content") may be accessed and used by us in connection with the Site;

    (ii) The Social Media Content will be considered "user generated content" under these Terms and both you and we shall have the same rights and responsibilities as you and we have with respect to user generated content under these Terms;

    (iii)  In the event that the Social Media Content was for any reason misclassified with a public or similar designation or is otherwise inaccurate or to which you do not agree with for any reason, you agree to work with the Social Media Site to make any changes or resolve any disputes and acknowledge that we will not be able to provide you with recourse; and

    (iv)  The operation of your profile and account with and on the Social Media Site shall continue to be governed by the terms and conditions and privacy policy of such Social Media Site.

 

8.  Translations and Maps.

 

The content of the Site is in English.  If any content is translated for display on any Site or any site of any affiliate of Elite, you solely responsible for the review and accuracy of such translation.  Unless we specify otherwise to the user or member, any translation services are offered by us free of charge.

 

Maps provided on the Site that are provided by Google are subject to the Google Maps terms and conditions located at: http://www.google.com/intl/en_us/help/terms_maps.html.

 

9.    Notification of Infringement; DMCA Policy.

 

We respect the intellectual property rights of others, and Elite does not permit, condone, or tolerate the posting of any content on the Site that infringes any person's copyright.  Elite will terminate, in appropriate circumstances, a member or traveler who is the source of repeat infringements of copyright. Should you become aware of or suspect any copyright infringement on this Site, please refer to our procedures for Notification of Copyright Infringement

 

10.    Unsolicited Ideas and Feedback. 

 

Unsolicited Ideas:   From time to time, users submit to us ideas or suggestions pertaining to our business, such as ideas for new or improved products or technologies, website or tool enhancements, processes, materials, marketing plans or new product names.  We  are under no obligation to review or consider them. If you choose to submit any ideas, original creative artwork, suggestions or other works ("submissions") in any form to us, then regardless of what you say, write or provide to us in connection with your submissions, the following terms shall apply.  The sole purpose of this policy is to avoid potential misunderstandings or disputes in the event that any part of our business, such as our products, websites, technologies or marketing strategies, seem similar to any of your submissions. If you provide any submissions to us, you agree that: (1) your submission and its contents will automatically become the property of Elite, without any compensation to you; (2) Elite may use or redistribute any such submission and its contents for any purpose and in any way; (3) there is no obligation for Elite to review any submission; and (4) there is no obligation to keep any submission confidential.

 

Feedback on our Business:   We welcome your feedback regarding many areas of our business. If you want to send us your feedback, we simply request that you send it to us using the links under "General - Contact Us" below or you can choose from the many other listed areas for your feedback. Please provide only specific feedback on our websites and services.  Keep in mind that we assume no obligation to keep any feedback you provide confidential and we reserve the right to use or disclose such information in any manner. 

 

To provide feedback, you can contact us as provided under "Contact Us" below.

 

11.    Software Available on the Site.

 

The Site is controlled and operated by Elite or an affiliate of Elite in the United States. Software available on the Site (the "Software") is subject to United States export controls.  No Software available on the Site or software available any other site operated by Elite or an affiliate of Elite in the United States may be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported (a) into (or to a resident of) Cuba, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Iran, Syria or any other country to which the United States has embargoed goods, or (b) anyone on the United States Treasury Department?s list of Specially Designated Nationals or the United States Commerce Department?s Table of Deny Orders.  By using the Site, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list.

 

All Software is the copyrighted work of Elite, an affiliate of Elite or an identified third party.  Your use of such Software is governed by these Terms and the terms of any additional license agreement that accompanies or is included with such Software.  If the Software is not accompanied by an additional license agreement, we hereby grant you a limited, personal, nontransferable license to use the Software for viewing and using this Site in accordance with these Terms and for no other purpose.

 

THE SOFTWARE IS WARRANTED, IF AT ALL, ONLY ACCORDING TO THE TERMS OF THE LICENSE AGREEMENT ACCOMPANYING SUCH SOFTWARE.  COPYING OR REPRODUCING ANY SOFTWARE AVAILABLE ON THIS SITE IS EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED, EXCEPT AS SPECIFICALLY PROVIDED FOR IN A LICENSE AGREEMENT ACCOMPANYING SUCH SOFTWARE.

 

13.    Links to Third Party Sites.

 

This Site may contain links and pointers to other Internet sites, resources, and sponsors of the Site. Links to and from the Site to other third-party sites, maintained by third parties, do not constitute an endorsement by us of any third parties, the third-party sites or the contents thereof.  We may also provide tools to allow interaction between the Site and a third party site, such as a Social Media Site. We are not responsible in any way for such third-party sites or resources and your use of such sites and resources will not be governed by these Terms. 

 

13.    Limitation of Liability.   

 

IN NO EVENT WILL ELITE, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, CONSULTANTS, AGENTS AND/OR EMPLOYEES (COLLECTIVELY, THE "ELITE GROUP"),  OR ANY THIRD PARTY PROVIDER OF A SERVICE OR TOOL OFFERED ON ANY SITE OF A MEMBER OF THE ELITE GROUP (EACH A "THIRD PARTY PROVIDER"), BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF, BASED ON, OR RESULTING FROM (A) OUR SITE, (B) THESE TERMS, (C) ANY BREACH OF THESE TERMS BY YOU OR A THIRD PARTY, (D) USE OF THE SITE, TOOLS OR SERVICES WE PROVIDE RELATED TO THE BUSINESS WE OPERATE ON THE SITE BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY (E) ANY USER CONTRIBUTED CONTENT, (F) INTERACTION BETWEEN OUR SITE AND ANY THIRD PARTY SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION A SOCIAL MEDIA SITE, FACILITATED BY A TOOL OR SERVICE ON OUR SITE AND/OR (G) ANY ACTUAL OR ATTEMPTED COMMUNICATION OR TRANSACTION BETWEEN USERS, IN EACH CASE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.  THESE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS APPLY WITHOUT REGARD TO WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARISE FROM (1) BREACH OF CONTRACT, (2) BREACH OF WARRANTY, (3) STRICT LIABILITY, (4) TORT, (5) NEGLIGENCE, OR (6) ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT SUC H EXCLUSION AND LIMITATIONS ARE NOT PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW.

 

IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE SITE, YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY PART OF THE TERMS, OR HAVE ANY OTHER DISPUTE OR CLAIM WITH OR AGAINST US OR ANOTHER USER OF THE SITE WITH RESPECT TO THESE TERMS OR THE SITE, THEN YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY AGAINST US IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE. IN ALL EVENTS, OUR LIABILITY, AND THE LIABILITY OF ANY MEMBER OF THE ELITE GROUP, TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY IN ANY CIRCUMSTANCE ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE IS LIMITED TO THE GREATER OF (A) THE AMOUNT OF FEES YOU PAY TO US IN THE TWELVE MONTHS PRIOR TO THE ACTION GIVING RISE TO LIABILITY OR (B) $100.00 IN THE AGGREGATE FOR ALL CLAIMS. 

 

14.    Disclaimers. 

 

THE SITE, INCLUDING ALL CONTENT, SOFTWARE, FUNCTIONS, MATERIALS AND INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE SITE, IS PROVIDED "AS IS." TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER FOR THE CONTENT ON THE SITE OR THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION AND FUNCTIONS MADE ACCESSIBLE BY THE SOFTWARE USED ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE SITE, FOR ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OR HYPERTEXT LINKS TO THIRD PARTIES OR FOR ANY BREACH OF SECURITY ASSOCIATED WITH THE TRANSMISSION OF SENSITIVE INFORMATION THROUGH THE SITE OR ANY LINKED SITE, EVEN IF WE BECOME AWARE OF ANY SUCH BREACHES. FURTHER, WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR ACCURACY. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE SITE OR ANY MATERIALS OR CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

 

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT ANY TRANSMISSION TO AND FROM THIS SITE IS NOT CONFIDENTIAL AND YOUR COMMUNICATIONS OR USER CONTRIBUTED CONTENT MAY BE READ OR INTERCEPTED BY OTHERS. YOU FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT BY SUBMITTING COMMUNICATIONS OR USER CONTRIBUTED CONTENT TO US AND BY POSTING INFORMATION ON THE SITE, INCLUDING PROPERTY LISTINGS, NO CONFIDENTIAL, FIDUCIARY, CONTRACTUALLY IMPLIED OR OTHER RELATIONSHIP IS CREATED BETWEEN YOU AND US OTHER THAN PURSUANT TO THESE TERMS.

 

YOU FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE THAT BY DISPLAYING INFORMATION OR PROPERTY LISTINGS IN PARTICULAR DESTINATIONS, WE DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT TRAVEL TO SUCH DESTINATIONS IS WITHOUT RISK AND ARE NOT LIABLE FOR DAMAGES WITH RESPECT TO TRAVEL TO ANY DESTINATION.

 

15.    Release; Indemnification.

 

IN THE EVENT THAT YOU HAVE A DISPUTE WITH ONE OR MORE OTHER USERS OF THE SITE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DISPUTE BETWEEN USERS REGARDING ANY TRANSACTION OR USER CONTRIBUTED CONTENT) OR ANY THIRD PARTY WEBSITE THAT MAY BE LINKED TO OR FROM OR OTHERWISE INTERACT WITH THE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY SOCIAL MEDIA SITE, YOU HEREBY AGREE TO RELEASE, REMISE AND FOREVER DISCHARGE EACH MEMBER OF THE ELITE GROUP, EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND ALL OTHER RELATED PERSONS OR ENTITIES FROM ANY AND ALL MANNER OF RIGHTS, CLAIMS, COMPLAINTS, DEMANDS, CAUSES OF ACTION, PROCEEDINGS, LIABLITIES, OBLIGATIONS, LEGAL FEES, COSTS, AND DISBURSEMENTS OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, WHETHER KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, WHICH NOW OR HEREAFTER ARISE FROM, RELATE TO, OR ARE CONNECTED WITH SUCH DISPUTE AND/OR YOUR USE OF THE SITE.

 

IF YOU ARE A CALIFORNIA RESIDENT, YOU WAIVE CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 1542, WHICH SAYS: "A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH, IF KNOWN BY HIM MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HI S SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR." 

 

YOU HEREBY AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, DEFEND AND HOLD EACH MEMBER OF THE ELITE GROUP (COLLECTIVELY, THE "INDEMNIFIED PARTIES") HARMLESS FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL LIABILITY AND COSTS INCURRED BY THE INDEMNIFIED PARTIES IN CONNECTION WITH ANY CLAIM ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR OTHERWISE RELATING TO THE BUSINESS WE CONDUCT ON THE SITE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY POTENTIAL OR ACTUAL COMMUNICATION, TRANSACTION OR DISPUTE BETWEEN YOU AND ANY OTHER USER OR THIRD PARTY), ANY CONTENT POSTED BY YOU OR ON YOUR BEHALF OR POSTED BY OTHER USERS OF YOUR ACCOUNT TO THE SITE, ANY USE OF ANY TOOL OR SERVICE PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY PROVIDER, ANY USE OF A TOOL OR SERVICE OFFERED BY US THAT INTERACTS WITH A THIRD PARTY WEBSITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY SOCIAL MEDIA SITE OR ANY BREACH BY YOU OF THESE TERMS OR THE REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES AND COVENANTS MADE BY YOU HEREIN, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ATTORNEYS' FEES AND COSTS. YOU SHALL COOPERATE AS FULLY AS REASONABLY REQUIRED IN THE DEFENSE OF ANY CLAIM. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT, AT OUR OWN EXPENSE, TO ASSUME THE EXCLUSIVE DEFENSE AND CONTROL OF ANY MATTER OTHERWISE SUBJECT TO INDEMNIFICATION BY YOU AND YOU SHALL NOT IN ANY EVENT SETTLE ANY MATTER WITHOUT OUR WRITTEN CONSENT.

 

16.    Jurisdiction; Choice of Law and Forum; Time Limit.


 
THIS SITE IS OPERATED BY US IN THE UNITED STATES AND WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT THE MATERIALS AND CONTENT ON THE SITE ARE APPROPRIATE OR AVAILABLE FOR USE OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES.  THOSE WHO CHOOSE TO ACCESS THE SITE FROM OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES DO SO ON THEIR OWN INITIATIVE AND ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR LOCAL LAWS, IF AND TO THE EXTENT THAT LOCAL LAWS ARE APPLICABLE.

 

ANY AND ALL SERVICES AND RIGHTS OF USE HEREUNDER ARE PERFORMED, PERFORMABLE AND/OR SOLD IN THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AND YOU IRREVOCABLY AGREE AND CONSENT THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION YOU MAY SUBMIT IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR PURSUANT TO THESE TERMS WILL BE FILED IN THE STATE OR FEDERAL COURTS IN LOS ANGELES COUNTY, CALIFORNIA WHICH YOU ACKNOWLEDGE, CONSENT TO AND AGREE WILL BE THE EXCLUSIVE FORUM AND VENUE FOR ANY LEGAL DISPUTE BETWEEN YOU AND US. YOU ALSO AGREE THAT ANY DISPUTE BETWEEN YOU AND US WILL BE GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, WITHOUT REGARD TO CONFLICT OF LAWS PRINCIPLES. 

 

ANY CAUSE OF ACTION YOU MAY HAVE HEREUNDER OR WITH RESPECT TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE MUST BE COMMENCED BY FILING SUIT IN LOS ANGELES COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, WITHIN SIXTY (60) DAYS AFTER THE INCIDENT UPON WHICH THE CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION IS BASED FIRST OCCURRED.   


 

17.   Responsibility for Property and Traveler Liability

 

We do not provide liability insurance protection for owners, property managers, or travelers; regardless of whether a user obtains insurance coverage through one of our partners, users are solely responsible for obtaining insurance coverage sufficient to protect their properties and guests or their trip, as applicable. Members agree that they have or will obtain the appropriate insurance coverage sufficient to cover the rental of the properties they list on the Site prior to the arrival of their first traveler and will maintain adequate insurance coverage through the departure date of any traveler they have obtained via one of our Sites. Further, Members agree to provide us with copies of relevant proof of coverage upon request.

 

18.    GENERAL

 

Contact Us: To contact us for any reason, users can contact us at:

·       (888)-387-9350

·       info@eliteluxuryhomes.com

 

Your agreement to abide by these Terms, the Privacy Policy and any other terms posted on any Site, with respect to any Site you use, is between you and the entity listed above operating such Site.

 

No Agency:   Our relationship is that of independent contractors, and no agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchiser-franchisee relations is intended or created by these Terms or your use of the Site. 

 

Notices:  Except as explicitly stated otherwise, any notices to us shall be given in three ways: (a) by email to info@eliteluxuryhomes.com; (b) legal service to our agent for service of process, and (c) by US Mail to: 

 

Elite Luxury Homes LLC, Attn: Legal Department, c/o DECLERCQ LAW GROUP, 225 South Lake Avenue, Suite 300, Pasadena, CA 91107.

 

Failure to give proper notice shall be deemed a waiver of your claim.

 

When we need to send you notice, it will be sent to the email address you provide to the Site during the registration process or as later updated in your account (if applicable). Notice shall be deemed given upon receipt or 24 hours after an email is sent, unless the sending party is notified that the email address is invalid. Alternatively, we may give you notice by certified mail, postage prepaid and return receipt requested, to any physical or electronic address provided to us during the registration process or as later updated in your account (if applicable). In such case, notice shall be deemed given three days after the date of mailing to a physical address and one day after mailing to an electronic address. 

 

Changes to the Site or these Terms and Conditions:  We may change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Site at any time, including the availability of any Site features, database, or content. We may also impose limits on certain features or services or restrict your access to parts or the entire Site without notice or liability.

 

This version of the Terms became effective on the date set forth above and this version amends the version effective prior to such date.  We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to amend these Terms, in whole or in part, at any time, with or without your consent, and you acknowledge and agree that your consent to any such amendment is not required in the event the proposed amendment is clerical and/or non-substantive in nature. Notification of any amendment will be posted on the Site by the indication of the last amendment date at the top of these Terms and will be effective immediately.  If you disagree with any non-clerical and/or substantive amendment to these Terms, your sole remedy is to discontinue your use of the Site.

 

We also reserve the right, in our sole discretion and from time to time, to offer  programs, products or services with unique terms and conditions that are separate from and may supersede or supplement in certain respects these Terms.  In such cases, your use of the Site with respect to such special program is governed by the terms and conditions of such l program, product or service. 

 

Your Record of These Terms:  We do not separately file the Terms entered into by each user of the Site. Please make a copy of these Terms for your records by printing and/or saving a downloaded copy of the Terms on your personal computer. 

 

Enforcement of These Terms:  We may immediately terminate any user?s access to or use of the Site due to such user?s breach of these Terms or any other unauthorized use of the Site.  However, we do not guarantee that we will take action against all breaches of these Terms.  Our failure to take immediate action with respect to a breach by you or others does not waive our right to act with respect to such breach or any other breach.  Any action or inaction by us in response to any breach of these Terms does not limit our rights with respect to actions we may take in response to any other similar or different type of breach.

 

Entire Agreement, Headings and Severability:   These Terms constitute the entire agreement between us and you with respect to the matters set forth herein, and supersede any prior agreement between us and you with respect to your use of the Site.  Headings in these Terms are for reference only and do not limit the scope or extent of such section.  If any portion of these Terms is found to be invalid or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, the other provisions of these Terms shall remain in full force and effect.  Further, any provision of these Terms held invalid or unenforceable only in part or degree will remain in full force and effect to the extent not held invalid or unenforceable.

 

Assignment:   We may assign these Terms in our sole discretion.  Users must obtain our prior written consent to assign these Terms, which may be granted or withheld by us in our sole discretion. 

 

19.    Uses of Our Trademarks or Logos.

 

You may not refer to Elite or any of our affiliates in any way that might lead someone to believe that your company or site is sponsored by, affiliated with, or endorsed by Elite or one of our affiliates.  You may not use the Elite name or one of our affiliates? names on any other website that lists vacation rentals without our prior written authorization.

 

The Elite name and logo and those of the Elite Group and our affiliates are registered trademarks in the United States and other jurisdictions around the world.  We generally do not permit the use of our names and logos, other than as described above or with our prior written authorization.  If you want permission to use our name and/or logo in any other manner, including, without limitation, on any website, business card, signage, t-shirts, etc., or if you have other questions, you may email us at info@eliteluxuryhomes.com

 

20.    Unauthorized Payment Methods; Subscription Payments; Automatic Renewal of Subscription Payments 

 

Payments: Payment must be made to us in U.S. Dollars paid either by major credit or debit card, PayPal, or a check drawn on a U.S. bank, as applicable.

 

Pursuant to the rental agreement you will be required to sign in advance of any booking, you re-affirm and authorize us to charge your credit card at the end of your stay, if you stay beyond the time stated in the rental agreement.  Each additional charge shall be for the same period of stay as the original duration, in addition to a processing fee for an extended stay.  You agree to be responsible for any such charges, and we reserve the right to obtain payment directly from you if necessary.

 

21.    Subscription Term, Refund Requests and Termination or Transfer of Listings 

 

Refund Requests :  Generally, no refunds are available unless a member qualifies for a refund under any guarantee program we may have in effect.  If you believe you qualify for a refund under a guarantee we are offering, you may contact customer support by sending your request to the address listed under "General - Contact Us" above and include your listing number, and your reason for dissatisfaction.  We will then determine, in accordance with the applicable guarantee program, whether any refund is due. 

 

Our Right to Terminate a Listing:  We reserve the right to remove any listing from our site at any time without advance notice, in our sole discretion.

 

If you have any questions about these Terms of Use, you may contact us at Our Address, located at 1606 Argyle Ave., Suite 204, Los Angeles, California, USA, 90028.