In accordance with the provisions of Article 10 of Law 34/2002 of 11 July on Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce,
We inform you of the following:
The owner of the website is BIACTIVITY, S.L.U, with address at C/ Del Pilar 34, Santa Margarida de Montbui c.p.08710 Barcelona, CIF (Tax ID): B65870115 registered in the Mercantile Registry of Barcelona
Htl-dir.com (“us”, “we”, “us” or “our”, depending on the context) is a global platform that provides online travel search services (such as hotels and apartment rentals) and other travel-related services (“Services”) to travelers worldwide through our website (“Platform”).
Htl-dir.com is not a travel agency and is not responsible for offering, setting or controlling the prices that apply to any of the options or travel products (which may be found or booked through our Services (“Third Party Travel Products”). These Third Party Travel Products are offered by travel agencies, hotels, tour operators or other third parties independently (“Travel Suppliers”) and are subject to the terms and conditions of such third parties.
We may modify these Terms at any time at our discretion. If these Terms are modified, we will post the revised terms and conditions, and you will be deemed to have accepted the modifications if you continue to use our Services or Platforms after the modifications have been posted. If you do not agree to all of these Terms, you may not use our Services or Platforms.
Using our Services
You may only use our Services or Platforms in accordance with applicable law and for lawful purposes. In connection with your acceptance of these Terms, we will grant you a non-transferable, non-exclusive license to download, access and use our Services and Platform for personal, non-commercial and no other purposes. We will grant you this license if you agree that you will not:
Use our Services or Platforms for any purpose that is improper, unlawful or to publish or broadcast any material (i) that is defamatory, offensive, obscene or otherwise objectionable; (ii) that violates confidentiality, privacy or third party rights, such as copyright, trademark rights or any other intellectual property rights; (iii) that is posted, shared or disseminated for the purpose of promoting yourself or any third party; (iv) that misleads or misrepresents your identity, or in any way suggests that you are sponsored by, associated or connected with Htl-dir or (v) to which you do not have the necessary rights or permissions to post. Use our Services or Platforms for commercial purposes or otherwise damage or disparage Htl-dir.com.
Disassemble, reverse engineer or otherwise decompile software, applications, updates or hardware included or available on our Services and Platforms, except as legally permitted.
Copy, distribute, communicate to the public, sell, rent, lease, loan or otherwise use our Services or Platforms, or attempt to violate or circumvent security measures employed to restrict access to or use of such Services and Platforms.
Use or interfere with our Services and Platforms in any way that could damage, disable, overburden, impair, or compromise our systems and security or affect other users.
Introduce or transmit on our Services and Platforms any harmful or malicious code, virus, worm, Trojan horse, or denial of service attack or spam.
Remove, modify or substitute any notice of authorship, trademark, company name, logo or other designation of origin on our Services and Platforms, or pass such Services and Platforms off as, or attempt to pass them off as, a product of any third party.
You also agree not to use any unauthorized automated computer program, software agent, bot, spider or other software or application to scan, copy, index, sort or otherwise exploit our Services and Platforms or the data contained therein.
Htl-dir.com reserves the right to take technical and legal measures to detect and restrict unauthorized automated access to our Services and Platforms.
Sharing information with us
Third Party Property
We respect the intellectual property rights of third parties. If you have reason to believe that any content on our Services or Platforms infringes your copyright, please send a written notice of alleged infringement to email@example.com, to the attention of the Legal Department.
To assist us in resolving any alleged infringement, where appropriate to validate a notification under the DMCA, for which purpose the Legal Department is the designated agent, please include the following information in the notification:
Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed.
Identification of the alleged infringing material and information sufficient for us to reasonably locate it on our Services (providing the URL of the material in question is sufficient).
Information sufficient for Htl-dir to contact you, such as a mailing address, telephone number and, if available, an email address.
A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
(For DMCA claims only) Your statement, under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf, along with your physical or electronic signature.
Pricing accuracy and warranty disclaimer
You are solely responsible for your use of the Services and the Platforms.
While we enforce strict pricing accuracy policies with all Travel Suppliers that provide travel data to us and strive to ensure that the content displayed on or through our Services and Platforms is current and accurate, we cannot guarantee the reliability or correctness of such content.
Also, our price predictions are based on data we retain on past price trends, but there is no guarantee that the predictions will be correct.
We provide the Services and Platforms “as is” and disclaim all warranties and conditions of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of title, non-infringement, merchantability and accuracy, and any warranties covered by trade usage, covenants or performance. To the fullest extent permitted by law, we make no representations or warranties that our Services or Platforms (a) are accurate, complete or up-to-date; (b) will always be available; (c) will meet your expectations; or (d) are secure or free from errors, bugs, defects, viruses or malware.
There is no guarantee that our predictions will be correct, as prices and availability are dependent on third parties, as explained above. While it is up to you to rely on our predictions, we do not and cannot guarantee their accuracy and assume no responsibility for inaccuracies and unavailability of the prices quoted.
Booking travel through Htl-dir.com
Htl-dir.com is not a travel agency and is not responsible for providing the travel options displayed through its Services and Platforms, nor for defining or controlling the prices displayed. Any Third Party Travel Products you find or book through our Services or Platforms are offered by independent Travel Suppliers.
Htl-dir.com facilitates your bookings with such Travel Suppliers, but is not responsible to you for such bookings. You will be notified of the identity of the relevant Travel Supplier, as well as the terms and conditions applicable to your booking with them (“Travel Supplier Terms”), at the time of booking, which you should read and understand in full before finalizing your booking.
The Travel Supplier’s Terms should state what rights you have against the Travel Supplier and explain their liability to you in the event of anything going wrong.
Limitations and Exclusions of Liability
These Terms define Htl-dir.com’s obligations and responsibilities in relation to our Services and Platforms.
Htl-dir.com has no liability for any agreements you enter into with third parties as a result of your use of our Services or Platforms (such as, for example, any Travel Supplier). If you have any problem with a booking you make (or attempt to make) through Htl-dir.com, you agree that you must resolve that problem with the relevant Travel Supplier and that the remedy in such circumstances, including reimbursement, will rest with the relevant Travel Supplier and not with Htl-dir.com. Where our Services or Platforms contain links to other sites and resources offered by third parties, these links are provided for informational purposes only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources and assume no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
You may see advertising material submitted by third parties on our Services and Platforms. Each individual advertiser is solely responsible for the content of its advertising material and Htl-dir.com assumes no responsibility for the content of the advertising material including, without limitation, any errors, omissions or inaccuracies.
To the fullest extent permitted by law, we (together with our officers, directors, employees, agents, affiliates, suppliers and third parties) assume no liability for (a) inaccuracies or omissions in the content displayed on or through our Services and Platforms; or (b) any act of God, accident, delay or any special, exemplary, grievous, indirect, incidental or consequential loss or damage of any kind (including, but not limited to, loss of profits or savings), based on liability in contract, tort (including negligence), no-fault or any other liability, incurred by you arising out of or in connection with your access, use or inability to access or use our Services and Platforms or any content provided thereon.
Nothing in these Terms shall limit or exclude (a) our liability in respect of death or personal injury caused by our negligence or for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; (b) any other liability which cannot be excluded by law; or (c) your rights under law.
Your liability to us
Subject to these Terms, you will be liable to us for any actions, claims, actions, measures, costs, damages, losses and expenses (such as, for example, legal fees) incurred by us and all of our officers, directors, employees and agents, arising out of your use of our Services or Platforms or your breach of these Terms.
Termination of contract
Htl-dir, at its discretion, may terminate any contract with you at any time under these Terms upon notice to you or, if you have a login account, by terminating your member account and access to it, as well as by deleting any User Content you have uploaded on our Services or Platforms. Htl-dir may suspend your partial or full access and use without notice at any time, for example, to prevent you from uploading any User Content without incurring any liability to you.
You agree that unauthorized use of our Services or Platforms may cause irreparable harm and damage to Htl-dir.com or its partners and licensors, resulting in unacceptable economic damages. Consequently, in the event of unauthorized use, we and our partners or licensors (as applicable) reserve the right, in addition to any other available legal remedy, to issue an injunction immediately to you.
The invalidity and enforceability of any provision (in whole or in part) of these Terms shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions (in whole or in part). All or any part of any provision that is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable shall be severed from these Terms.
These Terms apply only to you. You shall not be entitled to assign these Terms in whole or in part to any third party without prior written consent.
These Terms represent the entire agreement between us and you, and shall supersede and replace all prior terms, conditions, agreements and provisions relating to your use of our Services or Platforms.
We will act promptly on any User Content that violates these Terms. If you know of or suspect any illegal activity, please contact us through the Help Desk.
Any failure by us to enforce any of these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of these Terms or limit the right to enforce any of these Terms accordingly.
A person who is not a party to these Terms shall not be entitled to enforce any provision of these Terms.
Regardless of the country from which you access or use the Services and the Platforms, to the extent permitted by law, these Terms and your use of the Services and the Platforms shall be governed in accordance with the laws of Spain and you will be deemed to have accepted the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Spain to resolve any disputes that may arise. If you use the Platforms or the Services for commercial purposes, or through unauthorized software as described and prohibited in the Using our Services section of these Terms, you must submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Spain to resolve any dispute that may arise, unless there is a commercial agreement between us governing your use specifying otherwise.
Biactivity SLU (“The Company”, “we”, “us”, “Biactivity”) is committed to protecting your privacy when you visit our website, Htl-dir.com. You can access Htl-dir.com and browse our site without disclosing any of your personal data. Htl-dir.com does not collect personal information about individuals, such as names and mailing or e-mail addresses unless it is knowingly provided by the individual and he or she has agreed to the terms under which Htl-dir.com will use it.
Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy
Protecting the privacy of the very young is important to us. For that reason, we do not collect or maintain information at our sites from those we actually know are under 18, and no part of our site is structured to attract anyone under 18. If you are under 18, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of its features/register on the Website, make any purchases through the Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Website or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use.
If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 18 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 18, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Disclosure of Information
Htl-dir.com will not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to others. We do not automatically log personal data nor do we link information automatically logged by other means with personal data about specific individuals. We may use IP addresses to compile and provide aggregate statistics about our visitors, traffic patterns, and administer the site. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. We collect only the personal data that you may volunteer while using our services. We do not collect information about our visitors from other sources, such as public records or bodies, or private organizations.
Information We Collect on You
When you access the Website, the Company will learn certain information about you during your visit. As a business, we collect personal data from you in a number of ways including:
(1.) Newsletter optins: Your name and email address.
(2.) Waiting Lists: Your name and email address.
(3.) Comments: Your name, email address, and comment. Please note by posting a comment on this Site or in our forum, you consent to the posting of any Personal Information that you provide. You should be aware that such Personal Information can be read, collected, or used by other visitors to these public areas. We have no control over how these visitors use your Personal Information.
We may use the information collected in the following ways:
- To operate and maintain this Website;
- To improve your experience on this Website;
- To respond to your comments;
- To provide you with user support;
- Provide and deliver the information, products and services you request, process transactions and send you related information, including confirmations and receipts;
- Send you technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages;;
- Communicate with you about products, services, surveys, offers, promotions, rewards and events offered by
- Company and others, and provide news and information we think will be of interest to you;
- Monitor and analyze trends, usage and activities in connection with our Services;
- Personalize and improve the Services and provide advertisements, content or features that match user profiles or interests.
Similar to other commercial websites, our website utilizes a standard technology called “cookies” and server logs to collect information about how our site is used. Information gathered through cookies and server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our site, and the websites visited just before and just after our own, as well as your IP address.
A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website, that site’s computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites.
The Company reserves the right to use technological equivalents of cookies, including social media pixels. These pixels allow social media sites to track visitors to outside websites so as to tailor advertising messages users see while visiting that social media website. The Company reserves the right to use these pixels in compliance with the policies of the various social media sites.
We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.
We employ commercially reasonable methods to ensure the security of the information you provide to us and the information we collect automatically. This includes using standard security protocols and working only with reputable third-party vendors. Email is not recognized as a secure medium of communication. For this reason, we request that you do not send private information to us by email. However, doing so is allowed, but at your own risk. Some of the information you may enter on our website may be transmitted securely via a secure medium known as Secure Sockets Layer, or SSL. Credit Card information and other sensitive information is never transmitted via email.
The Company may use software programs to create summary statistics, which are used for such purposes as assessing the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas.
For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, the Company uses software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.
Visitor GDPR Rights
If you are within the European Union, you are entitled to certain information and have certain rights under the General Data Protection Regulation. Those rights include:
We will retain any information you choose to provide to us until the earlier of: (a) you ask us to delete the information, (b) our decision to cease using our existing data providers, or (c) the Company decides that the value in retaining the data is outweighed by the costs of retaining it.
You have the right to request access to your data that the Company stores and the rights to either rectify or erase your personal data.
You have the right to seek restrictions on the processing of your data.
You have the right to object to the processing of your data and the right to the portability of your data.
To the extent that you provided consent to the Company’s processing of your personal data, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based upon consent that occurred prior to your withdrawal of consent.
You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority that has jurisdiction over issues related to the General Data Protection Regulation.
We require only the information that is reasonably required to enter into a contract with you. We will not require you to provide consent for any unnecessary processing as a condition of entering into a contract with us.
Should you wish to have your information deleted, please email us at email@example.com and submit a request.
External Web Sites
Please note that Htl-dir.com contains links to other websites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. We encourage our users to be aware that when they leave our site that you read the privacy statements of each web site that might collect personally identifying information.
Biactivity has financial relationships with a number of companies mentioned on this website, and Htl-dir.com may be compensated if you click or make any bookings via the links on this website.
A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed. Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
(Collectively, hereinafter the ‘Site’ and the ‘End-User’ shall be referred to as the “Parties” and individually as the “Party”)
We inform you that this website installs its own and third-party cookies when visiting its pages. If you continue browsing, we understand that you accept its use. Cookies are non-executable text files intended to store any type of user information. We use these files to make your browsing easier and obtain statistic data.
WHAT TYPE OF COOKIES DOES THIS WEBSITE USE?
- Technical cookies: They are those that allow the user to browse through a webpage, platform or application and the use of the different options or services that exist within.
- Personalization cookies: They are those that allow the user to access the service with some general predefined characteristics according to a series of criteria in the user’s terminal.
- Analysis cookies: They are those that allow user behavior monitoring and analysis of the websites that they are linked to. The information gathered through this type of cookies is used to measure the activity on websites, applications or platforms and for the elaboration of browsing profiles of the users of aforementioned websites, applications and platforms, in order to make improvements based on the analysis of usage data from users of the service.
WHO USES AND HAS ACCESS TO THE INFORMATION OF INSTALLED COOKIES?
Only the site owner use and have access to the cookies of this website. Third parties who have stored cookies on your computer will also have access to them.
HOW TO MANAGE YOUR COOKIE PREFERENCES?
1. Definitions and Interpretations:
“End-User” or “you” or “your” shall mean the meaning assigned under the array of Parties above.
“Services” shall mean online marketplace which enables End-User to connect with independent third party hotel owners (“Channel Partner”) offering renting of various guest houses/ hotels/ accommodations listed on the Site.
“Site” or “we” or “our” shall have the meaning assigned under the array of Parties above.
(b) The expression “this Clause” shall, unless followed by a reference to a specific provision, be deemed to refer to the whole Clause (not merely the sub-clause, paragraph or other provision) in which the expression occurs.
(e) Words importing the singular include the plural and vice versa, and pronouns importing a gender include each of the masculine, feminine and neuter genders.
(g) Time periods within or following which any payment is to be made or act is to be done shall be calculated by excluding the day on which the period commences and including the day on which the period ends and by extending the period to the following business day if the last day of such period is not a business day.
(h) Where a word or phrase is defined, other parts of speech and grammatical forms and the cognate variations of that word or phrase shall have corresponding meanings.
2. Scope of Applicability:
Site may utilize (i) a tracking pixel (such as, a smart pixel(s) or managed pixel(s)) (“Pixel”) placed on certain page(s) of the Site to collect relevant information from the Site and to set a cookie on the browser of End-User(s) (the “Cookie”), (ii) browser stream data of End-User(s) to the Site or (iii) other non-identifiable / non-personal information of the End-User (collectively, hereinafter referred to as the “Targeting Data”). Such Targeting Data may include, among other things (only non-identifiable information of end-user is collected by Site), IP address, date and time of visit to Site and merchandise viewed or placed in End-User cart (if applicable). The Targeting Data is used to provide targeted relevant advertisements for the End-User(s), while the End-User(s) are on the Site and / or partner website (at discretion of Company) and may be combined or matched to third party data to identify potential customers of the Company and display a targeted advertisement to such potential customers. Company agrees that it shall not remove, modify or move the Pixel.
Company agrees that the Targeting Data shall only be disclosed for (i) Site’s performance of the Services (if found appropriate by Company); and (ii) any other business purposes of the Company; provided that for this subsection (ii) the Targeting Data is used and disclosed by the Company on an Aggregated-basis only (if considered appropriate by the Company).
3. Opt-Out Option:
You always have the right to opt-out for prohibiting Company from placing Cookie at your access device by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please write “Request For Cookie Opt-Out” in the subject line of your email and include a copy of your identity card to help us prevent unauthorized individual(s) write such email(s) to us.
4. Amendment / Modification:
5. Limitation Of Liability: