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TravelHowz.com Privacy Policy

TravelHowz.com (hereafter, "website") is designed to give the very best of services in the area of travel planning and reservations. These services are provided to assist all users (collectively all "visitors" to the website like "surfers" - just looking for information, "members" - who have registered "membership accounts" on the website and have provided some "membership information" or "account information" and "customers" - who actually make a purchase). These services are provided with the intention of assisting all users in making legitimate travel reservations and otherwise transacting business with travel related goods and services, in accordance with the Terms & Conditions (hereafter, "Agreement") of the website.

TravelHowz.com is owned and operated by Travel Howz (hereafter, "company"). The company is a licensed travel agency in the province of Ontario, Canada; and as such, it offers the service of providing travel information and reservations, as provided by various third party suppliers, to the customers.

TravelHowz.com Privacy Policy is designed to give you full scope of all the services provided by the website. At the same time, it also gives you information regarding protecting your privacy as well as to give you information regarding the practices adopted by the website that make your online conduct safe. This document describes the use and sharing of Personally Identifiable Information (hereafter, "PII"). PII includes user's full name, email address, telephone number/s, credit card number/s, or any other membership information. Also, the document covers all data that can be described as the "allied data", which users provide to TravelHowz.com at the time of registering with us. The Privacy Policy document covers all the services provided through the TravelHowz.com website.


Acknowledgement

To make TravelHowz.com a safe and commendable website we need to ascertain that all our users conform to the following in full. Hence, all our users of the reservations services, represent, warrant and acknowledge that:

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All the information the users provide to the website at the time of registering their accounts is true and complete in all respects.

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All users take full responsibility of the fee, charges, costs, and any expenses involved in the transactions booked through the reservations services.

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If the users share their membership information with anyone, who does the booking on their behalf, the members take full responsibility of his /her / their membership account/s and all transactions happening through it/them.
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The users will execute only legally authorized legitimate transactions of reservations services through their membership accounts. No commercial activity, having any kind of commercial benefit, of any kind is to take place through your account at any point in time.

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You are at least 18 years of age.

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You are a citizen or resident of Canada or United States of America.

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You understand that the providers, distributors, vendors, airlines, cruise providers, and other third party suppliers reserve the right to change the prices or cancel them before a sale gets completed. NO pricing is guaranteed until tickets / tour or vacation itineraries / cruise itineraries are issued. In case of any inconsistent or inadvertent occurrence, you shall be contacted within one business day to seek further arrangements.


TravelHowz.com is for your personal use subject to your acceptance, without modifications, of the Terms & Conditions (hereafter, Agreement) of the website and the company. The Terms & Conditions document is available for review on http://www.travelhowz.com/termsOfUse.jsp. Any user/s using this website for any of the services offered indicates his / her / their complete acceptance of the Terms & Conditions in full.


Warning: The website notifies you about the information collected, about the collectors of the information, the reasons why the information is being collected, and the usage to which the information is likely to be put. The website categorically states that it does not share users' PII with anyone. However, the website may be linked with other sites owned and operated by companies that may or may not be affiliated with the company.

Some customization tools may be used on the advertising you have agreed to receive on your membership information. The advertising material received by the users is in accordance with their membership information. Some advertisements delivered may be by third-party companies. These companies may use different technologies to track your information to match their advertising with your membership information. The users always have an option of opting out of receiving marketing materials from third-party companies. TravelHowz.com does not take any responsibility for the actions or processes adopted by these third-party advertisers and companies. The website also strongly advises all users to NOT provide PII to these advertisers and third-party companies.


Security and Privacy

The privacy of all our users is important to us, the website will not disclose information about users, users' PII, allied PII, and others, to people outside the company, or the website, except as provided in our Privacy Policy, and the conditions and circumstances, which are expressly incorporated into the Terms & Conditions.

The website services may be linked with other sites operated by the companies affiliated with the company. The website protects the copyrights of all such individuals and companies. The users' PII will not be shared with copyright holders unless the members agree upon sharing this information.

This Privacy Policy categorically states that TravelHowz.com or Travel Howz will not share users' PII with any outside parties without users' prior permission, unless it is a matter of crime, as described under Terms & Conditions, which risk the privacy of others, and the PII is needed by the authorities for reasons of upkeep of public security.


TravelHowz.com or Travel Howz may access and disclose PII, allied data, membership information or non-PII without taking users' prior consent under the following situations:

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To protect or defend the legal rights or property of the website, its affiliated companies or their employees, agents, sponsors, and contractors.

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To protect the safety and security of the website users.

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To protect the rights of members of the public in certain urgent circumstances like that of a crime, fraud, or any other urgency.

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To protect against certain activities for the purpose of risk management.

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To act in accordance with the law or legal process.

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In the event of a merger, acquisition or selling of stakes, the website may share the PII, allied data, Profile Information and other information to the other company or party involved in the transaction.


Cookies

Most sites use cookies, which are tiny pieces of information that are placed on the users' computer, while they are on the site. TravelHowz.com also uses cookies. The purpose of using these cookies is to identify the users' Internet browser and to check if the users' computer facilitates usage of the all the services provided by the website. They are also used to store the preferences chosen by the users. The data collected through cookies is used to authenticate user sessions and enables the website to provide several services. Advertisements that the users agree to receive are also sent by the companies, which may be using cookies. These are referred to as "third-party cookies". TravelHowz.com expressly informs all users that it has no control over these third-party cookies. Hence, users are advised to see the "Privacy Policy" and "Terms & Conditions" documents of all third-party companies before enrolling themselves on their sites.

Users can program their computer to warn them every time a cookie is present. The users can also program their computers to block all cookies. However, this usually impedes usage of certain features on the sites. The users nevertheless, have the option of programming their computers to delete all cookies upon exiting the site.


Full Responsibility for the Agreement in Entirety

The Terms & Conditions are subject to modifications from time to time. The website and the company reserve the right to do the necessary modifications without prior intimations or permissions. In any proceeding to settle a dispute between users and TravelHowz.com regarding the use of this Site or the Content or regarding the Terms & Conditions (as modified, if applicable), a printed version of the Terms & Conditions (as modified, if applicable), and of any electronic notice given by us to users, will be admissible to the same extent as other documents and communications originally generated or maintained in printed form.

The Terms & Conditions (as modified from time to time by TravelHowz.com and accepted by users constitute the entire agreement between users and TravelHowz.com with respect to the users' usage of this website and its content.

By checking the "I Agree" box and entering your name and personal information, users agree:

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That they have read the Terms & Conditions;

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That they understand all the Terms & Conditions;

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That they intend to form a legally binding contract by checking the "I Agree" box and entering their name and personal information or membership information;

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That a printout of the Terms & Conditions will constitute a "writing" under any applicable law or regulation;

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That the users agree to abide by all the Terms & Conditions of the Agreement.


Severability

These Terms & Conditions shall be deemed severable. In the event that any provision is determined to be unenforceable or invalid, such provision shall nonetheless be enforced to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and such determination shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any other remaining provisions.


Governing Law

This Agreement and the Privacy Policy document is governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario, Canada. All users hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Ontario Canada, in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of this website. Use of this website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms & Conditions, including, without limitation, this paragraph.


All users agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between users and 7521073 CANADA INC. (dba Travel Howz) as a result of this agreement or use of this website.

If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.

This Agreement constitutes the entire Agreement between the customers and 7521073 CANADA INC. (dba Travel Howz) with respect to this website and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written, between the customer and 7521073 CANADA INC. (dba Travel Howz) with respect to this website. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved with the company.


Attorney Fees

Under the circumstances of the website or the company or any of its affiliates deciding to take any action to enforce this Agreement, such parties will be entitled to recover from the users, and the users agree to pay, all the reasonable and necessary attorney's fees, filing fees; and any other costs of litigation, in addition to any other relief, at law or in equity, to which such parties may be entitled.


Collections Fees

Under the circumstances of TravelHowz.com or its affiliates taking any collections action to enforce this Agreement and these Terms & Conditions, they will be entitled to recover from you, and you agree to pay, a 50% additional amount on your chargeback/debit memo amount to cover incurred cost for collections agency fee. Your collections amount will not exceed reasonable and necessary attorneys' fees filing fees up to and any cost of litigation, in addition to any other relief, at law or in equity, to which such parties may be entitled.


Injunctive Relief

All users acknowledge that a violation or attempted violation of any of this Agreement and these Terms & Conditions will cause such damage to TravelHowz.com as will be irreparable, the exact amount of which would be difficult to ascertain and for which there will be no adequate remedy at law. Accordingly, you agree that TravelHowz.com shall be entitled as a matter of right to an injunction issued by any court of competent jurisdiction, restraining such violation or attempted violation of these Terms & Conditions by all users, or user affiliates, partners, or agents, as well as recover from users any and all costs and expenses sustained or incurred by TravelHowz.com in obtaining such an injunction, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees. All users agree that no bond or other security shall be required in connection with such injunction.


Feedback and Suggestions

The feedback and suggestions submitted by the users are subject to scrutiny and review by the website. These may or may not contain allied PII or other information. By submitting the suggestions and feedback, and any others (hereafter collectively referred to as, "submissions"), the users expressly denote their acceptance that the same may be used in any way, by the website or the company. Specifically, with respect to any design, idea, concept, suggestion, or other information that users communicate to us, electronically or otherwise, the users automatically, and without further action, grant to TravelHowz.com a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, publish, display, distribute, transmit, transfer, modify, adapt, perform, license, sell, create derivative works from, decompile, disassemble, and reverse engineer that submission (or any part of that submission), in whole or in part, for any purpose, and in any form, medium, or technology.


Links with other sites

The website may provide hyperlinks and other "click-thru" access to sites owned and operated by third parties outside of TravelHowz.com. These sites are collectively referred to hereafter as, "third- party sites". These third- party sites may include the sites of, but not restrict to, the providers, distributors, vendors, airlines, cruise providers, or other suppliers. The availability of click-thru access does not imply affiliation between the website and the owners and operators of third- party sites. The website or the company does not warrant or endorse any third- party site/s or any of the products, services, information, or other content available on that site.


Disclaimer

TravelHowz.com DISCLAIMS ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND REGARDING THIS SITE, ANY OTHER SITE TO WHICH THIS SITE PROVIDES CLICK-THRU ACCESS (INCLUDING THIRD PARTY SITES), OR THEIR RESPECTIVE CONTENTS. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING.

TravelHowz.com also DISCLAIMS ANY IMPLIED REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE REGARDING THIS SITE, ANY SITE TO WHICH THIS SITE PROVIDES CLICK-THRU ACCESS (INCLUDING THIRD PARTY SITES), OR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE CONTENTS. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO THE FOREGOING DISCLAIMER MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

ALL PRICES ON THIS WEBSITE ARE QUOTED IN CANADIAN FUNDS AND ARE BASED ON AVAILABILITY, AND PRICES CURRENT AT THE TIME OF COLLECTION. THESE PRICES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE. TO CONFIRM AVAILABILITY AND FINAL PRICING PLEASE CALL AND TALK TO OUR AGENT AT 1-902-482-4773 DURING THE NORMAL WORKING HOURS. THE PRICE QUOTED TO YOU BY THE AGENT WILL CONSTITUTE THE FINAL GUARANTEED PRICE AND PREVAILS OVER ANY OTHER PRICE. OTHER ACTIVITIES AND AMENITIES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.


Additional Terms

Additional terms and conditions may apply to reservations, purchases of goods and services and other uses of portions of this site, and you agree to abide by such other terms and conditions.

If the users are interested in any further communication regarding our Privacy Policy, they are requested to contact us on the following: legal@travelhowz.com or write to us on Travel Howz, 1959 Upper Water Street, Suite 1700, Halifax NS - B3J 3N2, Canada.