SkiHouseRentals is an online marketplace where skiers and snowboarders can search for ski houses and discounted lift tickets. Some Ski Houses are bookable online. Once you made a booking request, you will get an email notification instantly. This email is NOT confirmation from property owner. But it has owner's contact information. Ski houses are owned by individual property owners, a booking made on this website is only a form of booking request, it is not a guarantee of reservation. It MUST be confirmed and accepted by ski house/property owner.
Property owner will get a booking notification and confirm this reservation within 24 hours. For questions or check-in instruction, you may contact property owner directly 24 hours after this booking is made. For the consumer protection, in the case that property owner is not able to confirm the booking within 24 hours in written. SkiHouseRentals.com will refund 100% back to customer and cancel the booking request accordingly.
SkiHouseRentals (hereafter referred to as "SkiHouseRentals", "we", "us", or "our") provides an online platform that connects property owners who have accommodations to rent with guests seeking to rent such accommodations (collectively, the “Services”), which Services are accessible at http://www.SkiHouseRentals.com and any other websites through which SkiHouseRentals the Services available (collectively, the “Site”) and as an application for mobile devices (the “Application”). By using the Site and Application, you agree to comply with and be legally bound by the terms and conditions of these Terms of Service ("Terms"), whether or not you become a registered user of the Services.
The Site and the information that it contains (the “Content”) is the property of SkiHouseRentals and its licensors, and is protected from unauthorized copying and dissemination by United States copyright law, trademark law, international conventions and other intellectual property laws. By way of example only, and not as a limitation, “SkiHouseRentals” and the SkiHouseRentals logo are trademarks of SkiHouseRentals under the applicable laws of the United States and/or other countries. Other SkiHouseRentals product or service names or logos appearing in the Site are either trademarks or registered trademarks of SkiHouseRentals and/or its affiliates. The absence of a product or service name or logo from this list does not constitute a waiver of SkiHouseRentals’s trademark or other intellectual property rights concerning that name or logo. All other product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
Use of Content
You agree that you will not upload or transmit any communication or content of any type to the Site that infringes or violates any right of any person or entity. By submitting Content to the Site, you agree that such submission is non-confidential for all purposes and represent that you own or have the necessary permissions to use and authorize the use of such submission as described herein.
If you make any submission to the Site or if you submit any business information, idea, concept or invention to SkiHouseRentals by email, you automatically grant—or, if you are not the owner, you warrant that the owner of such content or intellectual property has expressly granted—SkiHouseRentals and all of SkiHouseRentals’s customers and suppliers a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, transferable, sublicenseable license to use, copy, create derivative works from, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, sell, rent, lease, adapt, perform and display such submission in any manner. For clarity, this license shall permit SkiHouseRentals to use such submission for its own marketing purposes, which may include publication and distribution of such submissions on web sites or services not owned or controlled by SkiHouseRentals.
You assume all risks and liabilities associated with each of your submissions, including without limitation those arising from anyone’s reliance on its quality, accuracy, or reliability, or any disclosure by you of information in your submission that makes you or others personally identifiable.
If you create a username and password (“Login Credentials”) to provide access to certain features of the Site, you agree that you shall be responsible for all Content posted, or any other use of the Site, using such Login Credentials.
General Standards of Conduct
You may not use the Site to:
(1) transmit via or through the Site any information, data, text, image, file, link, software, chat, communication or other Content that is, or that SkiHouseRentals considers in its sole discretion to be, unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, offensive, obscene, pornographic, hateful or threatening to any group defined by race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation, or otherwise objectionable, including without limitation blatant expressions of bigotry, prejudice, racism, hatred or excessive profanity or post any obscene, lewd, lascivious, excessively violent, harassing or otherwise objectionable Content;
(2) introduce viruses, worms, Trojan horses and/or harmful code on the Internet;
(3) display material that exploits children under 18 years of age;
(4) invade the privacy or violate any personal or proprietary right (including intellectual property rights) of any person or entity; by submitting Content or otherwise;
(5) promote, solicit or participate in multi-level marketing or pyramid schemes;
(6) harass, embarrass or cause distress or discomfort upon another participant, user, or other individual or entity;
(7) impersonate any other person, including but not limited to, a SkiHouseRentals employee or agent;
(8) solicit, post or disclose any personally identifying information or private information about children or any third party without their explicit consent (or their parent’s consent in the case of a child under 18 years of age);
(9) post or transmit any advertising, promotional material, or any other form of solicitation unless you are a Service Provider (as defined below);
(10) post or transmit any solicitations of credit card numbers, solicitations for sponsors, or promotion of raffles or contests;
(11) intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including but not limited to any regulation having the force of law, including without limitation consumer protection laws, while using or accessing the Site or in connection with your use of the Site, in any manner;
(12) collect information about other users for commercial or unlawful purposes; or
(13) submit any Content that is false, deceptive, misleading or deceitful.
In addition, you may not, and may not assist or enable others to, use any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application, or other automated device, process or means to access, retrieve, scrape or index any portion of the Site or Content.
You agree to use careful, prudent, and good judgment when rating or providing other feedback regarding another user of the Site (“Feedback”). The following are considered inappropriate uses of Feedback: (a) threatening to leave negative or impartial Feedback for another user unless that user provides or purchases products or services not included in the original Job (as defined below) or not agreed to as part of the products or services to be provided; (b) leaving Feedback in order to make the Service Provider or Customer (as defined below) appear better or worse than he, she or it actually is or was; (c) imposing restrictions on a Service Provider’s or Customer’s ability to leave Feedback as a condition of consummating an agreement regarding a Job; or (d) leaving or attempting to leave, in any manner or by any means, Feedback on your own profile. You understand that other users may leave Feedback on the Site about you, your products or services and that SkiHouseRentals shall have no responsibility with respect to such ratings, including without limitation to ensure their accuracy.
These are some, though not all, of the activities that may result in removal of Content that you submit to the Site and/or the termination of your access to the Site.
Additional Terms for Service Providers
If you have registered on the Site as a provider of products or services (“Service Provider”) to other users of the Site (“Customers”), your use of the Site is also subject to the following:
(A) You understand that no Customer, as a result of its use of the Site, has any obligation to purchase any product or service from you, even if you won the auction for the applicable Job.
(B) You understand that SkiHouseRentals will charge you a non-refundable, non-creditable fee for bidding on any Customer request for a product or service (each, a “Job”). The fee is in the form of “Bidding Points”, which you must purchase from SkiHouseRentals on the Site using the payment options provided in advance of bidding on any Job. You will be charged Bidding Points for bidding on any Job, regardless of whether you win the corresponding auction. You will be reimbursed any Bidding Points you spend on any auction that is cancelled by the Customer.
(C) If you win an auction, you will be provided with contact information for the Customer, and you are expected to follow up with the corresponding Customer independently of the Site.
(D) You understand that SkiHouseRentals has no obligation to ensure that any such contact occurs or that any agreement between you and the applicable Customer is reached with respect to the Job.
(E) You must honor any price quote you provide to any Customer on the Site with respect to a Job.
(F) You may not offer to sell or promote any product or service that is unlawful in the location at which the Content is posted or received.
(G) You may not offer to sell or promote controlled pharmaceutical substances, tobacco, firearms, or alcoholic beverages.
(H) You may not bid on a Job with the intention of delegating the performance of the Job to any other Service Provider or any third party.
(I) You may not take any action to circumvent or manipulate SkiHouseRentals’s fee structure, billing process, or auctions.
(J) SkiHouseRentals may charge you additional fees, which SkiHouseRentals may determine in its sole discretion from time to time, for adding certain types of Content to your profile.
Personal Security Measures You Should Take
You are solely responsible for your interactions with other users of the Site. You acknowledge and agree that SkiHouseRentals has no responsibility or obligations to you in the event that you choose to meet or interact outside of the Site with other users of the Site.
You acknowledge and understand that SkiHouseRentals does not (a) in any way screen or inquire into the backgrounds of our users or attempt to verify the statements of our users, or (b) make any representations or warranties as to the conduct of users with any current or future users.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Login Credentials. You agree to immediately notify SkiHouseRentals of any unauthorized use of your Login Credentials or any other security breach and you agree to exit from your account at the end of each session, especially if you are using public computers and networks. Additionally, you should take care when entering your Login Credentials in public settings so that others are not able to view this information. SkiHouseRentals will not be liable for any damage or loss due to your failure to comply with this provision.
Aspects of the Site may be supported by advertising revenue. As such, SkiHouseRentals may display advertisements and promotions on the Site. The manner, mode and extent of advertising by SkiHouseRentals on the Site are subject to change. You agree that SkiHouseRentals shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred by you as a result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on the Site.
Links to Third-Party Web Sites
The Site may contain links to non-SkiHouseRentals web sites. These links are provided to you as a convenience, and SkiHouseRentals is not responsible for the content of or services provided by any linked web site. Any non-SkiHouseRentals web site accessed from the Site is independent from SkiHouseRentals, and SkiHouseRentals has no control over the content of that web site. In addition, a link to any non-SkiHouseRentals web site does not imply that SkiHouseRentals endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content or use of such web site.
You are encouraged to use discretion while browsing the Internet using links initiated at the Site. These third-party links may lead unintentionally to sites containing information that some people may find inappropriate or offensive. These links may also lead to sites that contain inaccurate information, false or misleading advertising, or information that violates copyright, libel or defamation laws. SkiHouseRentals makes no representations concerning the content of sites accessible from the Site.
No Implied Endorsements
In no event shall any reference to any third party or third party product or service, including without limitation those offered by Service Providers, be construed as an approval or endorsement by SkiHouseRentals of that third party or of any product or service provided by a third party. SkiHouseRentals does not and cannot make any representation as to the suitability of any Service Provider, Customer or other user you may chose to interact with on or through the Site and/or the accuracy or suitability of any advice, information or recommendation made by any user of the Site.
Limitation and Disclaimer of Liability
THE SITE AND ALL CONTENT IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. SPECIFICALLY, BUT WITHOUT LIMITATION, SkiHouseRentals DOES NOT WARRANT THAT: (i) THE CONTENT, WHETHER CONTRIBUTED BY SkiHouseRentals OR A THIRD PARTY, IS CORRECT, ACCURATE, RELIABLE OR COMPLETE; (ii) THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED ON THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE; (iii) DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED; (iv) THE SITE OR ANY SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS; OR (v) THE SITE WILL IN ANY WAY MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS. SkiHouseRentals MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, IN RELATION TO THE SITE OR ANY CONTENT.
Furthermore, SkiHouseRentals disclaims any and all responsibility or liability for (a) the conduct of any user of the Site; (b) the deletion, failure to store, misdelivery, or untimely delivery of any information or material; and (c) any harm resulting from downloading or accessing any information or material on the Internet through the Site.
SkiHouseRentals MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY THAT INFORMATION ON THE SITE IS APPROPRIATE OR AVAILABLE FOR USE OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES. IF YOU CHOOSE TO ACCESS THE SITE FROM OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES, YOU DO SO ON YOUR OWN INITIATIVE AND AT YOUR OWN RISK AND ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR COMPLIANCE WITH APPLICABLE LOCAL LAWS.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL SkiHouseRentals BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, MULTIPLE OR OTHER INDIRECT DAMAGE THAT RESULTS FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE OR THE CONTENT, OR THE INTERNET GENERALLY, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE; ANY CHANGES TO OR INACCESSIBILITY OR TERMINATION OF THE SITE; ANY DELAY, FAILURE, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF ANY TRANSMISSION OR DATA; ANY MATERIAL OR DATA SENT OR RECEIVED OR NOT SENT OR NOT RECEIVED; ANY TRANSACTION OR AGREEMENT ENTERED INTO THROUGH THE SITE; OR ANY DATA OR MATERIAL FROM A THIRD PARTY ACCESSED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE, WHETHER SUCH LIABILITY IS ASSERTED ON THE BASIS OF TORT OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF SkiHouseRentals HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE, NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY AND TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE SITE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY SHALL BE FOR YOU TO DISCONTINUE YOUR USE OF THE SITE. IN NO EVENT SHALL SkiHouseRentals’S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SITE, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, EXCEED ONE UNITED STATES DOLLAR (US$1).
SkiHouseRentals DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, WHETHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, GENERAL, SPECIAL, COMPENSATORY, CONSEQUENTIAL, AND/OR INCIDENTAL, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE CONDUCT OF A USER OR ANYONE ELSE IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, BODILY INJURY, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, AND/OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES RESULTING FROM PRODUCTS PROVIDED BY OR SERVICES PERFORMED BY A SERVICE PROVIDER OR A CUSTOMER'S FAILURE TO PAY A SERVICE PROVIDER FOR PRODUCTS DELIVERED OR SERVICES RENDERED. BY USING THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO TAKE REASONABLE PRECAUTIONS IN ALL INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER USERS OF THE WEBSITE. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT SkiHouseRentals MAKES NO GUARANTEES, WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE QUALITY OF THE PRODUCTS OF SERVICES OF ANY SERVICE PROVIDER.
SOME STATES OR OTHER JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES AND/OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Interactions and Transactions with Other Users
YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER USERS. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT SkiHouseRentals DOES NOT IN ANY WAY SCREEN ITS USERS, NOR DOES SkiHouseRentals INQUIRE INTO THE BACKGROUNDS OF ITS USERS OR ATTEMPT TO VERIFY THE STATEMENTS OF ITS USERS. SkiHouseRentals MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES AS TO THE CONDUCT OF ANY CUSTOMER OR ITS ABILITY TO PAY A SERVICE PROVIDER, OR ANY SERVICE PROVIDER’S ABILITY TO PROVIDE A PRODUCT OR SERVICE COMPLIANT WITH THE CUSTOMER’S REQUEST.
YOUR RIGHTS UNDER CONTRACTS YOU ENTER INTO WITH SERVICE PROVIDERS OR CUSTOMERS ARE GOVERNED BY THE TERMS OF SUCH CONTRACTS AND BY APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, PROVINCIAL AND LOCAL LAWS. SHOULD YOU HAVE A DISPUTE WITH ANY SERVICE PROVIDER OR CUSTOMER, YOU MUST ADDRESS SUCH DISPUTE WITH THE SERVICE PROVIDER OR CUSTOMER DIRECTLY.
Notice and Take Down Procedures; Copyright Agent
SkiHouseRentals respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects the same of our users. SkiHouseRentals will respond to claims of copyright infringement committed using the Site that are reported to the SkiHouseRentals Designated Copyright Agent in accordance with the following procedure.
If you believe any material accessible on or from the Site infringes your copyright, you may request removal of such material (or access thereto) from the Site by contacting SkiHouseRentals’s copyright agent (identified below) and providing the following information:
1. Identification of the copyrighted work that you believe to be infringed. Please describe the work, and where possible include a copy or the location (e.g., URL) of an authorized version of the work.
2. Identification of the material that you believe to be infringing and its location. Please describe the material, and provide SkiHouseRentals with its URL or any other pertinent information that will allow SkiHouseRentals to locate the material.
3. Your name, address, telephone number and (if available) e-mail address.
4. A statement that you have a good faith belief that the complained of use of the material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
5. A statement that the information that you have supplied is accurate, and indicating that “under penalty of perjury,” you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
6. A signature or the electronic equivalent from the copyright holder or authorized representative.
SkiHouseRentals’s agent for copyright issues relating to the Site may be contacted via email at Info@SkiHouseRentals.com.
In an effort to protect the rights of copyright owners, SkiHouseRentals maintains a policy for the termination, in appropriate circumstances, of users of the Site who are repeat infringers.
Open Positions on Careers Pages
SkiHouseRentals may list open employment positions on the Site. These postings are for informational purposes only and are subject to change without notice. You should not construe any information on the Site or made available through the Site as an offer for employment by SkiHouseRentals. Nor should you construe anything on the Site as a promotion or solicitation for employment not authorized by the laws and regulations of your locale.
No Export of Information
The laws of the United States of America prohibit the export of certain software and data to particular persons, territories, and foreign states. You may not export any Content, in any way, in violation of United States law.
Termination of Service
SkiHouseRentals, in its sole discretion, reserves the right (a) to terminate any user account, with or without notice, for any or no reason; (b) to remove, suspend or disable any user’s access to all or any portion of the Site; (c) to remove any Content from SkiHouseRentals’s servers at any time, with or without notice, for any or no reason; and/or (d) to prevent access to the Site from particular IP addresses.
Term and Termination
You agree that any cause of action arising out of or related to the Site must commence within one (1) year after the cause of action accrues. Otherwise, such cause of action is permanently barred.
SkiHouseRentals will not work to resolve any dispute between users of the Site, including without limitation a Customer and a Service Provider, and is not responsible for disputes, claims, losses, injuries or damage of any kind that might arise out of or relate to conduct of Service Providers, Customers, or other users of ths Site. In exchange for the privilege of accessing the Site, you agree to release SkiHouseRentals from any claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with any dispute you have with one or more users 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 his settlement with the debtor.”
For Additional Information
If you have any question about the rights and restrictions above, please contact SkiHouseRentals by email at Info@SkiHouseRentals.com
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