Terms & Conditions of Use
PLEASE CAREFULLY READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE.
WEB SITE AGREEMENT
These terms and conditions of use hereby create an agreement (“Agreement“) between COALITIONS TO REFORM TIMESHARE, a Washington 501-C4 (the “Coalition to Reform Timeshare“) and ANY PERSON (“You” or “Your”) accessing, viewing or using this web site (the “Web Site“), which Web Site belongs to the Coalition to Reform Timeshare. You agree to abide by all of the terms contained in this Agreement as a condition of Your continuing access, viewing or usage of the Web Site, and by accessing, viewing or using any part of this Web Site You hereby agree to and consent to be bound by all the terms of this Agreement.
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, THEN YOU DO NOT HAVE THE COALITION TO REFORM TIMESHARE’S AUTHORIZATION TO ACCESS, VIEW, OR USE ANY PART OF THE WEB SITE; AND, IF THAT IS THE CASE, THEN PLEASE EXIT AND DO NOT FURTHER ACCESS, VIEW OR USE THIS WEB SITE!
This Agreement becomes and remains effective upon Your access, viewing and/or use of the Web Site and shall continue in full force until terminated. The Coalition to Reform Timeshare reserves the right, without notice, at any time and for any reason, to suspend Your access to, viewing of, or use of all or any portion of the Web Site and to terminate this Agreement.
The Web Site and all of its contents are wholly owned by and proprietary to the Coalition to Reform Timeshare and are protected by copyright and intellectual property laws of the U.S.A. “Coalition to Reform Timeshare” is a protected trade name and may not be used in any way without the prior written consent of the Coalition to Reform Timeshare. The contents of the Web Site are only for Your personal, informational and noncommercial use. The Coalition to Reform Timeshare makes information available on this Web Site, for informational purposes only, as a service to its prospective customers and customers. You agree and acknowledge that there may be occasions when the Web Site is inaccessible or inoperable for any reason, including the Coalition to Reform Timeshare’s right to make changes or perform maintenance or repairs, which the Coalition to Reform Timeshare reserves the right to do.
YOUR SUBMITTED INFORMATION
You may be asked by the Coalition to Reform Timeshare, either on this Web Site or by other means, to submit to the Coalition to Reform Timeshare some information. You hereby authorize the Coalition to Reform Timeshare to use that information (i) for media distribution, and (ii) for the Coalition to Reform Timeshare’s marketing purposes. You are solely responsible for the security, confidentiality, integrity, and use of all messages, written material, photos and/or the content thereof that You submit to the Web Site. If requested by You, the Coalition to Reform Timeshare will make reasonable attempts to respect Your privacy. The Coalition to Reform Timeshare will not monitor, edit, or disclose any private or confidential information about You, without Your prior consent, unless the Coalition to Reform Timeshare reasonably believes that such action is necessary to respond to its legal obligations, or to protect its own rights by enforcing this Agreement. TO BE CLEAR: YOU HAVE NO EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY WITH RESPECT TO THE INTERNET IN GENERAL OR THIS WEB SITE IN PARTICULAR.
You are solely responsible for any and all of Your acts and/or omissions that occur when accessing, viewing and/or using the Web Site, and You agree not to engage in any unacceptable use of the Site, including without limitation, use of the Web Site to: (1) transmit unsolicited email; (2) transmit any material that, within reason, may be abusive, obscene, pornographic, defamatory, harassing, grossly offensive, vulgar, threatening or malicious; (3) transmit any material that actually or potentially infringes the confidentiality, copyright, trademark, trade secret, or other intellectual property rights of any person or entity; (4) transmit viruses or any other malicious code or program; (5) engage in data or content retrieval from this Web Site without the prior written consent of the Coalition to Reform Timeshare; or (6) engage in any other activity deemed by the Coalition to Reform Timeshare to be in conflict with the purpose or intent of this Agreement.
The Coalition to Reform Timeshare consists of individuals and organizations dedicated to reforming the timeshare industry. We advocate that timeshare companies should be subject to a strict code of ethics and transparency in their sales techniques. Initial funding was provided by Reed Hein & Associates, LLC, an advocate for timeshare owner’s rights.
In no event shall the Coalition to Reform Timeshare be liable to You for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or special damages for any matter arising from or relating to this Agreement, this Web Site or any linked site, including without limitation, Your use or inability to use this Web Site, any changes to or inaccessibility of the Web Site, any alteration of any transmission or data, any material or data sent or received, or not sent or received, any transaction entered into through the Web Site or any linked site, whether such liability is asserted on the basis of contract, warranty, tort, product liability, or otherwise, even if theCoalition to Reform Timeshare has been advised of the possibility of such damages and notwithstanding that any exclusive remedy shall fail of its essential purpose or otherwise be unavailable. In no event shall the Coalition to Reform Timeshare’s total liability to You for any direct damages whether such liability is asserted on the basis of contract, warranty, tort, product liability or otherwise exceed the total aggregate amount of $5.00. Some states prohibit the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages; so, this limitation of liability may not apply to You. If You are dissatisfied with the Web Site, Your sole and exclusive remedy shall be for You to discontinue access, viewing or use of the Web Site.
You agree to indemnify, hold harmless and defend the Coalition to Reform Timeshare, its members, officers, employees and agents from and against any action, claim, damage, debt, demand or liability, including reasonable costs and attorneys’ fees, asserted by any person, arising out of or relating to: (a) Your access, viewing or use of the Site, including any data or work transmitted or received by You; and (b) any unacceptable access, viewing or use of the Site including, without limitation, those listed herein under the heading “Usage Restrictions”.
When guests visit this Web Site, some basic information is collected. This includes which pages are visited and for how long, and what ISP they are using. The Coalition to Reform Timeshare uses the information collected to improve the quality of this Web Site, enhance or tailor the information offered, and make Your experience on this Web Site as efficient as possible.
By using this Web Site, You consent to the Coalition to Reform Timeshare’s collection and use of Your information as described herein.
No waiver of any term, provision or condition of this Agreement, whether by conduct or otherwise, in any one or more instances, shall be deemed to be, nor shall constitute, a waiver of any other term, provision or condition hereof, whether or not similar, nor shall such waiver constitute a continuing waiver of any such term, provision or condition hereof. No waiver shall be binding unless executed in writing by the party making the waiver.
If any provision of this Agreement shall be deemed unlawful or unenforceable, then such provision will be enforced to the extent possible and the other provisions shall remain fully effective and enforceable.
All notices shall be in writing and shall be deemed to be delivered when sent by e-mail to either parties’ last known e-mail address. You hereby consent to notice by email.
This Agreement is made in and shall be governed by the laws of the State of Washington. All actions, claims or disputes arising under or relating to this Agreement shall be brought in the state courts within King County, State of Washington. The parties irrevocably submit and consent to the exercise of subject matter jurisdiction and personal jurisdiction over each of the parties by the state courts within King County, State of Washington, and irrevocably waive any and all objections which any party may now or hereafter have to the exercise of personal and subject matter jurisdiction in said jurisdiction and county.
If any action at law or in equity is necessary to enforce the terms of this Agreement, the prevailing party shall be entitled to reasonable fees of attorneys, accountants, and other professionals, and costs and expenses in addition to any other relief to which such prevailing party may be entitled.
This Agreement constitutes the complete and exclusive Agreement between the parties with respect to the Web Site and it supersedes any and all other communications, representations, statements and understandings, whether oral or written, between the parties concerning the Web Site.
YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO THE FOREGOING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE SET FORTH IN THE ABOVE AGREEMENT, AND ANY CONTINUING ACCESS, VIEWING OR USAGE BY YOU OF THE WEBSITE IS YOUR ACKNOWLEDMENT OF YOUR AGREEMENT TO SUCH.