Terms & conditions

WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Terms and conditions for access to and use of this website and of the service offered via this website by HI Iceland / Farfuglar ses.

HI Iceland / Farfuglar ses provides the information and services offered to you via this website ("services") subject to the terms and conditions set out herein. By accessing the HI Iceland / Farfuglar ses website ("website") and using any of the services and information offered via the website from time to time you shall be deemed to have agreed to all the terms and conditions set out herein.  HI Iceland / Farfuglar ses may at any time modify these terms and conditions and your continued use of the website will be subject to the terms and conditions in force at the time of your use. Accordingly you agree to review these terms and conditions periodically, and your continued access or use of the website shall be deemed to be your acceptance of the amended terms and conditions of the website.

 

Use of the Website

In using this website, you confirm that:

  • you are at least 16 years of age and have the legal authority to give consent and/or enter into contractual agreements for the purchase of products or services,
  • you will abide by the Website Terms of Use and that you will only use this website for legitimate and non-commercial purposes.
  • all the information you supply will be correct and accurate.
  • when prompted, you will pay particular attention to the “Privacy Policy”, “Booking Terms and Conditions” and “Cookie Policy”.

Access to the website is permitted on a temporary basis. From time to time and without notice, we may withdraw or suspend access to the website or amend, withdraw or discontinue any of the materials and/or features available on it. The website and its content are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis.

We do not guarantee that our site, or any content or features on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted and we will not be liable if for any reason the website (or any part of it) is unavailable at any time or for any period.

If, through using our website, you cause HI Iceland to publish, whether on the Website or otherwise, potentially defamatory, illegal, obscene or offensive material, you agree that you shall be solely liable for the publication of such material and that you will indemnify HI for all costs, penalties, liabilities and charges incurred by it in relation to such publication.

If you do not agree with the terms of use, please stop using the site immediately.

 

Copyright

This website is solely for your personal and non-commercial use. Copyright and all intellectual property rights in all materials made available through this website are owned by HI Iceland who is the lawful user thereof and is protected by both Iceland and international intellectual property right laws. Accordingly, any unauthorised copying, reproduction, re -transmission, distribution, dissemination, sale, publication, or other circulation or exploitation of such material as aforesaid or any component thereof will constitute an infringement of such copyright and other intellectual property rights. The trademarks, names, logos and service marks (collectively trademarks) displayed on this website are registered and unregistered trademarks of HI Iceland who are the lawful users of the trademarks. Nothing contained on this website should be construed as granting any licence or right to use any trademarks without the prior written permission of HI Iceland.

 

Prohibited uses

You may use our sites only for lawful purposes. You may not use our sites:

  • In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.
  • In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.
  • For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way.
  • To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).
  • To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.

You also agree:

  • Not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our site in contravention of these website terms and conditions.
  • Not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:

a. any part of our site;

b. any equipment or network on which our site is stored;

c. any software used in the provision of our site; or

d. any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.

 

External Links

External links may be provided for your convenience. We are not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions express in such Web sites, and such Web sites are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy or completeness by us. Inclusion of any linked Web site on our Site does not imply approval or endorsement of the linked Web site by us. If you decide to leave our Site and access these third-party sites, you do so at your own risk.

 

Linking to our sites

You may link to our website, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

Our site must not be framed on any other site. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the standards set out in prohibited use.

If you wish to make any use of material on our sites other than that set out above, please address your request to marketing@hostel.is

 

Children

If you are under 18 years of age, you may use this website only with the supervision of a parent or guardian. If you represent that you are of sufficient legal age to use this website you will be bound by any legal obligations and liabilities that you may incur as a result of your use of this website and the services. You agree to supervise all usage by minors of this Website under your name or account.

 

Verification

You acknowledge and agree that HI Iceland shall be entitled to establish the authenticity of any communication transmitted to it by way of the Internet which purports to emanate from you. You agree that all instructions, consents, commitments, reservations and any other communications which purport to emanate from you and which are sent to HI Iceland by way of the Internet and which may (as a result of, inter alia, interception, equipment malfunction, the distortion of communication links or any other reason whatsoever) be different from the details actually sent or given, or may not have been given by you at all, shall be deemed to have been given by you in the form actually received by HI Iceland and you will be bound by such details with no liability of whatever nature attaching to HI Iceland in regard thereto.

You waive any rights you may have or obtain against HI Iceland arising directly or indirectly from any loss or damage of whatsoever nature which you may suffer as a result of the fact that HI Iceland acts on your instructions or instructions purported to emanate from you. You agree to and hereby indemnify HI Iceland against all and any claims, liabilities, losses, costs, fines, damages and expenses incurred (whether directly or indirectly) by you, arising as a result of the fact that HI Iceland has acted on your instructions or instructions which purport to emanate from you.

 

HI Iceland Statement of Privacy

Your privacy is very important to HI Iceland to help protect your privacy, we adhere to the following guidelines. HI Iceland reserves the right to amend this privacy policy at any time.

 

Online Security

Our website, www.hostel.is , is protected by the utmost level of online security, meaning that your personal data is safe with us. All transactions on the site are secured by GeoTrust SSL encryption and any data we gather from users is securely stored and safeguarded by the best firewalls available.

 

General

Any claim, dispute or impasse relating to these terms and conditions will only be dealt with in an Icelandic court. These terms and conditions shall be governed by Icelandic Law and the Courts of the Republic of Iceland shall have exclusive jurisdiction.

These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement of the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and super cedes all prior oral and written agreements. No failure or delay on the part of HI Iceland in exercising any right or remedy hereunder or enforcing the terms and conditions of this Agreement will operate as a waiver thereof. Headings are for convenience only and not for use in interpretation of these terms and conditions.

 

Disclaimer

HI Iceland  shall not be responsible for and disclaims all liability for any loss, liability, damage (whether direct, indirect or consequential), personal injury or expense of any nature whatsoever which may be suffered by you or any third party as a result of or which may be attributable, directly or indirectly, to your use of or reliance on any information provided on and via the website or any pages of the website, any e-mails sent from the website, services provided via this website, any viruses that may infect your computer or other property on account of your access to and/or use of this website, use of content, data or information made available via the website, any failure, delay or unavailability of the website or any services offered via the site for any reason whatever and the supply, or failure or delay in supplying any of the services offered via the website and you indemnify and hold harmless HI Iceland in respect of any loss, liability, damage (whether direct, indirect or consequential) or expense of any nature whatsoever, which may be suffered by you or any third party as a result of or which may be attributable, directly or indirectly, to any of the aforesaid.

 

Legislation

Should any disagreement befall, it will only be dealt with in an Icelandic court. These terms and conditions shall be governed by Icelandic Law and the Courts of the Republic of Iceland shall have exclusive jurisdiction.

 

HI Iceland

Address: Borgartún 6, 105 Reykjavík, Iceland

Tel: +354 575 6700

Email: info@hostel.is

Website: www.hostel.is