Terms & Conditions
Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority 2nd Floor, RAK TDA Offices, Street No 11, Al Marjan Island, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates. (“we”, “us” or “our”) shall issue Unit permits for the purpose of operating of the Activities “Holiday Homes”.
It is essential that you carefully read and understand these terms and conditions (“Terms”), which contain important information. They constitute the contract between you and us for the services provided by us and set out the basis of your legal relationship with us. The Terms also govern your use of this Website. Use includes accessing, browsing, or registering to use our Website. By using this Website, you agree to and accept these Terms. By registering with us for the services provided by us you acknowledge that you have read and understood and that you agree to be bound by these Terms.
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY. THIS MAY AFFECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS. If you do not agree to the Terms, then you must not use this Website or our services.
PRICES AND VALIDITY
1.1 Prices are based on costs applicable at the time the content was uploaded on the Website and therefore may be subject to variations. We reserve the right to adjust prices until you have made full payment for your permit.
CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS
2.1 CANCELLATIONS BY YOU
2.1.2 If you wish to cancel your permit registration, notification of cancellation must be given to us in writing.
2.1.2 No refunds will be made if you cancel the application after the permit has been issued.
2.2. CANCELLATIONS BY US
2.2.1 We reserve the right to cancel the permit at any time and will advise you of such cancellation and the reason why.
3.1 If you have any complaint about the online service, you must make it known at the earliest opportunity to us, we will, where possible, take appropriate action. If you are not satisfied with our response you should notify us in writing and we will do our best to resolve the problem.
4.1 People under the age of 18 cannot apply for a Holiday Home Permit.
5.1 By registering and applying for a Holiday Home Permit you accept that you are liable for the unit(s) that you have listed and have lawful permission to register these unit(s) for Holiday Home use.
5.2 You warrant that you have not relied on any representation made by us, which has not been stated expressly in these Terms.
5.3 We will not accept responsibility or liability for any registrations and issuance of Permits which contravene any law or regulation. Registering for a Permit is done so at entirely at your own risk. We do not accept liability for any loss or damage, however caused (including through negligence), which you may directly or indirectly suffer in offering your unit as a Holiday Home with this contract or in respect of a failure or omission on the part of us to comply with its obligations under this contract.
5.4 This disclaimer set out in these Terms does not attempt or purport to exclude, restrict or modify liability arising under applicable laws if, and to the extent, such liability cannot be lawfully excluded.
5.5 We, or our affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, and/or Agents accept any responsibility for any injury, illness, death, loss (including loss of enjoyment and loss of business, profits or employment), damage, expense, cost or other claims or liability of any description whatsoever which results from: (i) any fault of you or any member of your party, (ii) any fault of any third party unconnected with us and the provision of the services for which you have contracted with us; (iii) any force majeure circumstances (as described herein) which are beyond our reasonable control. Nothing in these terms and conditions shall limit or exclude our liability where such exclusion is not permitted under applicable law.
ACCESSING OUR WEBSITE
6.1 You agree that you will only use the Website for the registering of a Unit Permit use only.
6.2 We do not guarantee that our Website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our Website is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our Website without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
6.3 You are responsible for ensuring that you have all hardware and software necessary in order to access the Website. You should use your own virus protection software when accessing the Website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Website through your internet connection are aware of these Terms and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.
6.4 You agree that you will not:
(a) use the Website to in any way infringe the privacy or other rights of other users of the Website or any third party;
(b) use the Website in any way that may lead to the encouragement, procurement or carrying out of any criminal or unlawful activity, or cause distress, harm or inconvenience to any other person;
(c) do anything that may cause damage to the Website or our servers, systems or equipment or those of third parties, nor access or attempt to access any users’ data. You must not attack our Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you may be committing a criminal offence under applicable laws and regulations of your country of residence. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our Website will cease immediately;
(d) do anything that subjects the Website to any derogatory treatment or brings (or might bring) the Website into disrepute;
- data mine, screen or web scrape or crawl this Website, its pages or its content or use any process or processes that send automated queries to this Website unless you have obtained our prior written consent;
- misuse or do anything that disrupts all or any part of the Website, including but not limited to knowingly introducing software viruses, trojans, worms or other material that may be technologically harmful; or
- state, suggest or in any way give the impression that you have any commercial relationship with us, or that you are our agent or that we have endorsed any submission you may make to the Website.
6.6 We do not guarantee that the Website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
7.1 All copyrights and other intellectual property rights in the artwork, graphics, text, video and audio clips, trademarks, logos and other content available on this Website (“Content”) are owned by the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Department Authority or used with permission.
7.2 Although you can copy any part of this Website to your own computer for your use, you may not copy or incorporate any of the Content available on the Website into any other work, including your own website, or use the Content in any other public or commercial manner. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as authors of the Content must always be acknowledged. You may not post or redistribute any portion of our Website unless you have a license from us to do so. We retain full and complete title to all such Content, including any downloadable software or code, any images incorporated in or generated by the software, and all data accompanying it. You must not copy, modify, reproduce, upload, transmit, distribute, reverse-engineer, disassemble or otherwise convert it to another form.
7.3 You may not change any of the notices regarding copyright, trademarks or other marks that may accompany the Content. You may link to the home page of our Website, but may not use our Content in your own site. You may not deep link (i.e. link to any page other than the home page) to our Website or frame our Website on other websites without our specific written permission.
7.4 Unless otherwise specified, all trademarks used on this Website are the property of RAK Tourism Department Authority.
7.5 If you print-off, copy or download the Content in breach of these Terms, your right to use the Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the Content you have made.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR USE OF WEBSITE:
9.1 We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
(a) use of, or inability to use, the Website; or
(b) use of or reliance on any content displayed on the Website.
9.2 If you are a business user, please note that in particular, we will not be liable for:
(a) loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
(b) business interruption;
(c) loss of anticipated savings;
(d) loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
(e) any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
9.3 Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up-to-date.
9.4 We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our Website or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.
9.5 Nothing in these Terms limits or excludes our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation, for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or the negligence of our agents or employees or for any other liability that cannot be limited or excluded by law.
9.6 This Website may refer to products or services of third parties or link to third party sites or information. We do not endorse or make any warranties or representations about those products or services and accept no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our Website. Any links to other websites are provided for your convenience only. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. You need to make your own decision as to whether to use third party products, services and websites.
9.7 The content on our Website is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our Website is accurate, complete or up-to-date.
10.1 This contract and all matters arising from it shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Ras Al Khaimah, UAE and the courts of Ras Al Khaimah shall have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any dispute arising under this contract.