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Terms of Use

Introduction

Florestourism.com (this ‘Website’) is owned and operated by the Flores Destination Management Organisation trading as Flores Tourism (‘Flores DMO’, ‘we’, ‘us’, ‘our’). These terms of use constitute an agreement made between you, the Website user, (‘you’, ‘your’ and us). You must not access or use this Website unless you accept all of these terms of use. By accessing and using this Website you are agreeing that you have read, understood and accepted these terms of use, and agree to be bound by them and that you are authorised to enter into and perform them.

 

Scope of these Terms and Conditions

These Terms and Conditions cover the travel site (www.florestourism.com)

 

Your Use of this Website

You agree not to use this Website for any purpose that is unlawful or to engage in any conduct that is likely to impair or cause damage to the operation of this Website whether by way of a virus, corrupted file, through use of any software or program, or otherwise. Furthermore you agree not to alter, modify, reproduce, and communicate to the public or otherwise deal with the content, software, text, graphics, layout or design of this Website except in accordance with these terms of use.

 

User Content

This Website enables you and other users to submit content (‘user content’) that will be made available through the Website for the purpose of promoting Flores Island, Indonesia as a tourist destination. You must ensure that you have all necessary rights (including appropriate licences) to submit or supply the user content to the Website.

 

By creating, modifying, transmitting, uploading, or submitting any user content, you: grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully paid-up, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, license to publicly display, communicate to the public, and make the user content available (by all means and in any media now known or hereafter developed) to other users of this Website and other users of our services in such manner as we may permit from time to time; and acknowledge and agree that no royalties or other remuneration will be paid or payable to you for your user content, or for the granting of the rights described above.

 

You are solely responsible for the user content that you make available through the Website. You represent and warrant that any user content you make available: does not infringe any copyright, privacy right, or any other right of any third party; and does not contain any matter that is defamatory, offensive, unlawful or that may damage the reputation of Flores Tourism or Flores Island tourism industry.

 

You shall fully indemnify and hold harmless Flores Tourism for any loss, damage, claim, cost or expense (including legal fees on a solicitor/own client basis) which may arise as a result of any action or claim that may be made or initiated against Flores Tourism by any person making a claim in relation to your actions or the user content that you make available.

 

We have no obligation to you to make this Website or any user content available. User content may be identified by users of the Website as being ‘inappropriate’. In such event, and Flores Tourism may on a case by case basis review and decide, in Flores Tourism’s absolute discretion, to remove such content. We may at any time edit, refuse to display, or remove any part of this Website (including your user content) as we deem appropriate.

 

Embedded Content

Embedded content (including embedded images and embedded video content) on this Website that is identified with a blue “Your Photos” or “Your Videos” circle are embedded from a third party hosted site. Embedded content is subject to the licence terms of the location at which such content is hosted or the licence terms imposed by the owner of such content. Embedded content may be used or linked to only in accordance with the terms of the relevant licence. You are liable for any consequences of failure to comply with those licence terms.

 

Intellectual Property

The materials displayed on this Website are protected by copyright and other laws of Republic of Indonesia, and under similar laws and international conventions abroad. You acknowledge and agree that all copyright and other property rights that may subsist in this Website including text, illustrations, photographs, video, music, sounds, layout, designs, source code, belong to us or to our licensors (together, ‘our intellectual property’).

 

Except as permitted in the ‘embedded content’ or ‘copyright clearance and permission to use’ sections or with our prior written permission in other cases, you may not in any form or by any means: use, copy, modify, adapt, reproduce, store, distribute, print, display, perform, publish, communicate or otherwise deal in any way with our intellectual property; or commercialise any information, products or services obtained from any part of this Website.

 

Copyright Clearance and Permission to Use

Images on this Website that are not identified as “Your Photos” (in which case the terms of the ‘Embedded Content’ section apply) may be used or reproduced only with our express consent in each instance. You can request consent by emailing info(at)florestourism.com

 

Flores Tourism television commercial (‘TVC’) on this Website is subject to our copyright and may not be downloaded, broadcast, or otherwise reproduced in any way. You may however view and display the TVC on other websites by streaming it directly from this Website.

 

You may from time to time request our consent to use certain material or other content that appears on this Website. If we grant such consent it shall be subject to the following conditions:

 

  • The copyright notice below must appear on all copies of such material or content;
  • The words “copyright Flores Tourism” or “copyright Flores DMO” must appear on all copies of such material or content; and
  • The materials or content must not be altered, modified or added to in any way.

 

The copyright notice referred to above must read:

“Copyright © 2016 Flores Tourism (or its licensors), Jalan Bhakti No.1 Ende, Flores, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia. All rights reserved.”

 

Trade Marks

The trade marks appearing on this Website belong to us, our suppliers or our licensors. You must not use or reproduce or allow anyone to use or reproduce those trade marks for any reason without, in the case our trade marks, our prior written permission or, in the case of third party trade marks, the written permission of the owner the relevant trade mark.

 

Software Licensing

All software and accompanying documentation (‘Software’) that is available to be downloaded from this Website is protected by copyright. The ownership of such Software is retained by the copyright holder and is not transferred to you. You are licensed to use the Software in accordance with the terms of the relevant licence agreement for such Software. You must read and confirm your acceptance of the licence agreement that accompanies each item of Software prior to downloading that Software.

 

Feedback and Unsolicited Submissions

If you give us feedback about this Website or our products or services, you grant us the right to use that feedback for the purpose of improving our Website or services (and for any other purpose we deem necessary or desirable) without being obliged to pay you any compensation in respect of our use of that feedback. If you do send us unsolicited ideas: they will be treated as ‘user content’ in accordance with these terms of use; and they will be deemed to be non-confidential; and we will not be required to provide any acknowledgement of their source.

 

Cookies

This Website uses cookies to provide you with a better service.

 

Disclaimers

We do not give any warranty or other assurance as to the content of material appearing on this Website, its accuracy, completeness, timeliness or fitness for any particular purpose.

 

To the maximum extent permitted by law, we provide this Website and related information and services on an “as is” basis without any warranties, representations, or guarantees of any kind (whether, express, implied, statutory or otherwise) including, but not limited to, warranties of non-infringement, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose.

 

Neither Flores Tourism suppliers will, under any circumstances, be liable under the law of tort, contract or otherwise for any loss of income, profits, data or savings or for any indirect, incidental, consequential, exemplary, punitive or special loss or damage of any party (including third parties), however caused, arising out of or in connection with the use of the Website or the reliance on any information on this Website. If you are using our services for business purposes, you agree that the guarantees provided under the Consumer Guarantees Act shall not apply to those services.

 

Availability

Your use of this Website and any associated services may sometimes be subject to interruption or delay. Due to the nature of the Internet and electronic communications, we and our service providers do not make any warranty that this Website or any associated services will be error free, without interruption or delay, or free from defects in design. We will not be liable to you should this Website or the services supplied through this Website become unavailable, interrupted or delayed for any reason.

 

Malicious Code

Although we endeavour to prevent the introduction of viruses or other malicious code (together, ‘malicious code’) to this Website, we do not guarantee or warrant that this Website, or any data available from it, does not contain malicious code. We will not be liable for any damages or harm attributable to malicious code. You are responsible for ensuring that the process that you employ for accessing this Website does not expose your computer system to the risk of interference or damage from malicious code.

 

Security

Although we endeavour to protect the security of your personal information you acknowledge that there is a risk of unauthorised access to (or alteration of) your transmissions or data or of the information contained on your computer system or on this Website. We do not accept responsibility or liability of any nature for any losses that you may sustain as a result of such unauthorised access or alteration.

 

All information transmitted to you or from you is transmitted at your risk, and you assume all responsibility and risks arising in relation to your use of this Website and the internet. We do not accept responsibility for any interference or damage to your own computer system which may arise in connection with your accessing of this Website or any outbound hyperlink.

 

Changes

We reserve the right to add to, modify, or remove this Website or any information, feature, specification, or other part of this Website (at any time and without notice to you). We reserve the right to change these terms of use from time to time by publishing the changed terms on this Website. You should review these terms of use periodically to be aware of such changes. Your continuing access or use of this Website following such publication shall be deemed your acceptance of the revised terms of use.

 

Governing Law

These terms of use are governed by the laws of Republic of Indonesia and the courts of Indonesia shall have non-exclusive jurisdiction to hear and determine any dispute arising in relation to these terms of use.

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Wae Rebo Village
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Kelimutu National Park
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Semana Santa
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Riung 17 Islands
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Watublapi Ikat Weaving
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