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TRADEMARKS, COPYRIGHT AND NO REPRODUCTION

All of the information on this site is property of BookaBreak Srl, located in Via di Monte del Gallo No. 70 - 00165 Rome, Italy. © 2010-2014 All rights reserved.

BookaBreak, the domain name book-a-break, the logo bookabreak and the payoff “Booking Accommodation for Smart Travellers” are ® international registered trademarks of BookaBreak Srl. The code, software, design, content, logos, trademarks, slogans, the logical structure of content presented and everything in this website are subjects to Copyright therefore they can not be copied, either in whole or in part, and may not be reproduced in any form or by any means, for any reason or purpose, and can't be used in the professional or commercial purposes without authorization and without written consent by BookaBreak Srl.

The websites being 'creative intellectual works ...' and are subject to Copyright and therefore belong to the author or those who bought the rights. Therefore it’s illegal to copy, reproduce (in other formats or on different media), and publish all or part of them without the explicit permission of whoever owns the rights. Violation of those rules is subject to criminal penalties.

All trademarks reproduced in this website belong to their respective owners.

It's absolutely forbidden to insert deep link (references to an internal page of another site) in any part of this site for any purpose, without the written consent by BookaBreak Srl.

 

EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY

The accommodations and prices are subject to terms of availability as is evident from the data entered by each property/accommodation. Book-a-Break.com continuously monitors the site to ensure the accuracy of inserted information, however, given the autonomy of each accommodation in managing their data, Book-a-Break.com disclaims any type of responsibility for the inaccuracy of information on accommodations and prices displayed on the site. Therefore Book-a-Break.com is not responsible for any loss, cost or damage resulting from the use of the service.

We insure our daily commitment to provide the best service to reach the total satisfaction of our customers and accommodations published on the site.

Visiting and / or by using Book-a-Break.com, you agree to the Terms and Conditions, the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy.

 

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

By using or visiting the Book-a-Break.com site, the user (or visitor) accepts all these Terms and Conditions, the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use (all hereafter collectively referred to "Terms") and expressly consents and accepts to be bound to the Terms and all applicable laws and regulations apply to this site for booking.

Book-a-Break.com is owned and operated by BookaBreak Srl with registered offices in Via di Monte del Gallo no. 70 - 00165 Rome, Italy.

Book-a-Break.com operates as a reservation service for travel accommodations (Hotels, Resort, Bed and Breakfast, Town House Suites, Residence, Farm Holiday, Apartments, Villas, etc.) recorded on this site by accepting the terms of inclusion and the terms of publication on the site, and for providers of other services advertised on this website, hereinafter the "Site".

"Supplier of accommodation" or “accommodation provider” means the owner and / or the manager of hotel/property/accommodation described on this website; for "accommodation" means travel accommodation, including all services advertised on our site, offered together with the confirmed reservation.

 

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

The user that visits, and makes a reservation online on Book-a-Break.com does it in full autonomy and freedom of choice. Therefore the user agrees to select and put together the trip, on their own account, and agrees that Book-a-Break.com has not selected or has put together the trip for the user. Furthermore, our offer is limited to the accommodation booking service without any association of travel and transportation. The service, therefore, cannot be considered part of a package and can't have the meaning provided by law for "Travel Packages", "Vacation packages", "Holiday Packages" and "Tours".

Book-a-Break.com operates as a booking service only for reservations received on behalf of the accommodation provider. Book-a-Break.com is not responsible for any misrepresentation, breach of contract, breach of statutory duty, negligence by suppliers of accommodation and other service providers who communicate their services through the site. This means that in case of injury, illness or death resulting from acts or omissions by an accommodation provider or by other service providers (or its employees or agents) or any complaints about the quality of services provided or claims of any other kind, the user will be entitled to compensation against the independent third party that provided the service, and Book-a-Break.com cannot be held responsible.

The user that proceeds to the booking of accommodation and / or other services through Book-a-Break.com, accepts the terms and conditions of the accommodation providers, such as price, payment currency, payment methods, cancellation policy, terms of use of the accommodation and every other condition specified by the accommodation provider. You agree that Book-a-Break.com is not responsible for the quality of service provided by the accommodation. You agree that Book-a-Break.com doesn't give an opinion about the suitability of accommodation and / or services advertised through the Site.

The offer for booking accommodation and / or services by Book-a-Break.com does not constitute a recommendation by Book-a-Break.com for this accommodation or for its services. Book-a-Break.com is not responsible for the quality of services provided by accommodations, nor is responsible for any inaccuracies in the accommodation or other services communicated through the Site.

If the user, or some of the people for whom he makes the reservation, are operating in violation of the conditions of these Terms or in contravention of any law or rights of any third party, then Book-a-Break.com reserves the right to cancel the reservation without offering a refund or compensation. In this case, Book-a-Break.com can claim the user compensation for any costs incurred in consequence of that behaviour.

 

 

CONTENT, DOCUMENTATION AND INFORMATION ON THE SITE

The usage and surfing on this website constitutes acceptance of the Terms or the contents of the site.

Book-a-Break.com can edit the content of the Site and / or the Terms and Conditions at any time and such amendments are in force with immediate effect, from the time the changed content and / or new Terms on this Site has been published. The usage and user activity on this site also constitutes acceptance of the changes of the Terms and content.

All information entered to the Site about the accommodation advertised and / or data of other services advertised on the site were included on the Site by accommodation providers or other services, which are independent and are not agents or employees of Book-a-Break.com. All information on accommodation, related services, and information about other services, is not advice or recommendation by Book-a-Break.com. Book-a-Break.com can't be held responsible for inaccuracies or errors in the content of the accommodation or some of its elements. These independent companies offer services in compliance with its terms and conditions which may limit or exclude their liability toward the user. Book-a-Break.com is not responsible for acts, omissions, breaches or negligence of such independent companies or for damages or expenses caused by these parties. Book-a-Break.com is not responsible for any refunds in case of overbooking or unforeseen occurrences.

Since Book-a-Break.com acts only as a reservation service, we are not liable for the presence of errors in documentation.

 

 

HOW TO BOOK AN ACCOMMODATION

Perform a search by entering the destination, dates of arrival and number of nights, number of guests (adults, children and infants). From the results of the search, select the accommodation you want and proceed to the confirmation page. Check the accuracy of information on dates, prices, destination, number of guests and the accommodation selected, before proceeding with the booking.

To make a reservation, you must enter some personal information such as name, email address, telephone number and Credit Card information ("Personal Information"). The personal data will be collected and used by Book-a-Break.com respecting the treatment of personal data as specified in the Privacy section. Please read this document before providing any personal data to Book-a-Break.com. The Credit Card details are handled with the utmost security, protecting our clients through SSL (Secure Socket Layer).

 

 

CONFIRMATION OF A BOOKING

To complete a reservation, the user must be authorized by the persons whose names appear in the reservation and, if minors at the time of reservation, the reservation must be made by a parent or guardian. With a reservation, the user acknowledges that all people whose names appear on the booking accept the Terms and the user will inform these people of all relevant information from the reservation, including the Terms and Conditions of Book-a-Break.com. By completing the booking, the user also is responsible for all payments provided for in relation to the booking.

Book-a-Break.com will confirm the user reservation and will send an e-mail confirmation. Book-a-Break.com will not make any charges to the user’s credit card: all payment will be made at the accommodation in the currency and manner of payment specified, and designated by the provider of the accommodation. Validity of the user credit card will be checked to guarantee the reservation.

In the event that you contact Book-a-Break.com or in the case that the user has been contacted from Book-a-Break.com by telephone regarding a reservation, calls may be recorded for monitoring purposes or training. Book-a-Break.com, in cases of a dispute regarding a booking, reserves the right to verify information using the recorded calls.

 

 

MODIFICATION AND CANCELLATION OF A RESERVATION

At any time prior to the arrival date, the user can modify or cancel the reservation at the Book-a-Break.com. The booking modification and the booking cancellation are subject to the cancellation policies defined by the selected accommodation.

Any change or cancellation must be done through the site Book-a-Break.com otherwise it can not be considered valid.

In case of cancellation or modification of the reservation, a possible cancellation penalty can be applied by the accommodation provider or other service provider, as indicated in the cancellation policy. In any case, if the reservation is not changed or deleted in accordance with the policy of cancellation, the user must pay the penalty specified by the supplier of the accommodation or other services. More information about the cancellation policy is indicated on the page of the accommodation, also on the page of the booking confirmation and replicated in the email confirmation.

The cancellation policy and penalties are independently decided on by the accommodation provider.

If for any reason, the user fails to appear on the arrival date specified in the email confirmation without notice in writing to Book-a-Break.com (case of "no show"), this will be considered as a cancellation made on the arrival date.

 

 

AGE, CHILDREN AND INFANTS

The user warrants to be of age and have the legal capacity to use the Site and to enter into a legally valid contract.

User warrants that all personal data entered when booking accommodation is true and correct, and accepts financial responsibility related to all transactions made on its own behalf or on behalf of other persons that appear on the reservation.

By using this website, the user consents to Book-a-Break.com to process all personal data about themselves and all personal data of the persons whose names appear on the reservation. Personal data should include but not be limited to: name, surname, nationality, phone numbers, fax numbers, email addresses, street address, copies of identity cards or passports, or other information about yourself or your group.

The Personal information collected by Book-a-Break.com will be obtained, processed and transmitted in compliance with the European Directives 95/46 and 2002/58, with other legislations that will replace or supplement the existing. For more information, please read our Privacy Policy.

CHILDEN AND INFANTS IN CRIB OR COT: the user, at the time of booking, must select in the search form, the presence of the number of children or infants to identify the accommodations that can accommodate the total number of guests. Infants are younger than 3 years old, children are aged between 3 and 10 years. Anyone from 11 years old on is considered as an adult. The accommodation indicates the capacity of hosting of adults, children and infants. Children may be placed in additional beds / cots in the room, while for infants a cot or crib can be added in the room.

If the information of the presence of children or infants are not included in the booking form, then Book-a-Break.com and Supplier of the accommodation, can not guarantee that a subsequent request (or request on arrival at the accommodation) of beds, cots or crib, will be available. The late requests will be subject to availability and if the landlord / accommodation provider can not fulfil it, then Book-a-Break.com and Supplier of accommodation will not be liable. Cots and cribs are available at an additional cost, as indicated in the description of the accommodation.

 

 

BEFORE TRAVEL

It is the responsibility of the traveller to request and obtain, before departure, all permits, travel documents and health records that are necessary and required in the destination country. Book-a-Break.com not be held responsible for any costs due to missing documents, incomplete documents or incorrect documents or non-compliance with specific requirements.

 

 

INSURANCE

The online booking on Book-a-Break.com does not include travel insurance. The user can individually decide to purchase a travel insurance.

 

 

UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES

In cases of unforeseen circumstances, Book-a-Break.com will not be responsible for changes or cancellation of your booking, for any loss or damage suffered by the user or for any failure by the supplier of systems and / or Book-a-Break.com. Unforeseen circumstances includes, but is not limited to: fire, theft, sabotage, vandalism, natural disasters, wars, revolutions, terrorism, closure of borders, epidemics, natural disasters or other causes affecting both Parties and other unforeseeable causes beyond the control of Book-a-Break.com.

 

 

COMPLAINTS AND PROBLEMS RELATING TO ACCOMMODATION

Where there are grounds for a complaint or if you experience problems with accommodation during your stay, please immediately inform the reception staff or supervisor / manager of the facility, allowing them to operate to solve and eliminate the problem.

 

 

CURRENCY OF PAYMENT AND CURRENCY EXCHANGE

Each accommodation provider accepts the payment in the currency indicated in the description of the accommodation.

If the customer at the time of payment, would like to pay in a currency other than that accepted by the hotel, the customer could ask if the accommodation accepts payment in another currency. Where the facility accepts payment in different currency, the accommodation provider will apply the exchange rate, with or without the commission, for currency conversion, and the cost of conversion will be charged to the customer. We invite the customer to inquire and obtain detailed information on the exchange rate applied and commissions applied. Book-a-Break.com not is liable for any cost or loss incurred by the customer in the event of currency conversions.

The currency exchange applied on Book-a-Break.com is based on several public sources updated daily and subject to the typical variability of exchange rates. Therefore can not be guaranteed as fully accurate and are to be used only as a guideline. We invite the customer to always check the validity of the exchange rate with their official sources.

 

 

TERMS OF USE AND USE OF SITE

To the extent permitted by law, Book-a-Break.com disclaims any warranties of any kind regarding the information, services and materials published on the website. All these materials, information and services are provided "as is" and "if available" without warranty of any kind.

 

 

USE OF SITE

Book-a-Break.com may suspend the availability of the Web Site (or part) for maintenance, for network security or for unforeseen circumstances, without obligation to reimburse the user for the period during which access was suspended.

Access to the Site is strictly regulated by Book-a-Break.com, which reserves the right to change, modify, suspend or remove occasionally and without notice some information or services on the Site.

User can download a copy of the contents of the Site for personal use but can not remove logos, proprietary notices or copyright notices. You may not copy, modify, reproduce, sell, hire, market or distribute the content of the Site without prior written consent of Book-a-Break.com.

You may only use the Site for legitimate inquiries or reservations for himself or for another person for which is authorized to act legally.

 

 

SITE RULES AND RESTRICTIONS

User may not:

  • use the site to find an accommodation and then complete the booking offline;

  • violate any local, state, provincial, national, or other law or regulation, or any order of a court;

  • offer, as accommodation provider, any accommodations that user does not own or rent;

  • infringe the rights of any person or entity, including without limitation, their intellectual property, privacy, publicity or contractual rights, including but not limited to subleasing an accommodation without the rights to do so;

  • post, transmit or disseminate information on or through the Site, which may be either harmful, obscene, defamatory or otherwise illegal or might violate the rights of others;

  • make reservations unauthorized, false or fraudulent;

  • use software or systems to interfere or attempt to interfere electronically or manually with the operation or functionality of the Site including, but not limited to, uploading or making available files containing corrupt data or viruses, cancel bots, Trojan horses, harmful code, flood pings, denial-of-service attacks, packet or IP spoofing, forged routing or electronic mail address information or similar methods or technology;

  • alter, damage or interfere with the transmission of the site or the layout of the Site or the code on which it is based;

  • use our Services to transmit, distribute, post or submit any information concerning any other person or entity, including without limitation, photographs of others without their permission, personal contact information or credit, debit, calling card or account numbers;

  • use our Services in connection with the distribution of unsolicited commercial email ("spam");

  • register for more than one user account or register for a user account on behalf of another user;

  • impersonate any person or entity, or falsify or otherwise misrepresent yourself or your affiliation with any person or entity;

  • use automated scripts to collect information or otherwise interact with the Service or the Site;

  • take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the website or its infrastructure.

Book-a-Break.com reserves the right to deny access to this Site and / or cancel reservations or users in the event Book-a-Break.com considers (in its absolute discretion) that the user is violating some terms of Book-a-Break.com.

 

 

LINK AND DOWNLOAD

Book-a-Break.com reserves the right to provide "links" or links to Web sites maintained by third parties deemed of interest to visitors of the Site. These web sites are not under the control of Book-a-Break.com and are not managed by Book-a-Break.com, which is not responsible for the content of these links. Book-a-Break.com provides these links for user benefit, but does not monitor nor endorse the content. Book-a-Break.com accepts no responsibility relating to these other websites.

It is always prudent to carry out a control with anti-virus on all content and materials downloaded from the Internet in general and from this website.

 

 

RULES FOR USE OF CODES AND DISCOUNT VOUCHERS

Book-a-Break.com may decide to issue codes or discount coupons ("Coupons") targeted to customers, that can be used, subject to the conditions and rules defined here and on the discount coupons.

It is only valid to use one voucher per each booking, and the voucher is only valid once. Coupon codes are valid the standard terms and conditions of booking and all reservations are subject to availability.

The vouchers are valid within the stated deadline. The vouchers can not be sold, are not convertible into money and are not refundable. Vouchers can not be used to cover the cost of prepaid reservations or other charges and can not be used for bookings previously purchased.

The vouchers will be deemed fully used once the reservation is made, will not be returned or replaced and will not be refunded if a voucher is used only partially.

If the dates of your stay are changed after using the voucher, the voucher can not be used for the new reservation.

Book-a-Break.com reserves the right to change the terms of use or withdraw the vouchers at any time.

 

 

CUSTOMERS REVIEWS

Book-a-Break.com offers to customers who book online the ability to submit reviews and comments, after having stayed at the accommodation ("Hotel Reviews" or “Guest Review”). Customer agrees to waive any intellectual property right on guest reviews, and he agrees that his review is freely used, copied, distributed and made available by any means by Book-a-Break.com without his consent. Customer agrees to submit for publication only reviews that are inherent in the service and that comply with these Terms of Use and Terms and Conditions of this site.

The customer excludes liability of the site Book-a-Break.com for any damage, loss or expense in connection with allegations or claims of third parties to Book-a-Break.com related to violation of the Terms of Use of this service.

In particular, using this service, the user represents and warrants that:

  • he sends the hotel review under his responsibility and his Risk;

  • to be the owner of the hotel review or to check the hold of all rights to the reviews sent;

  • do not to send, intentionally or negligently, information that might offend or harm a person or a company;

  • do not post comments, information or materials that are untrue, defamatory, abusive, obscene or which can reasonably be regarded as such;

  • the reviews sent to the Site will not violate the Terms and Conditions of Use of the site Book-a-Break.com;

  • will not act in any way that could deceive or mislead third parties, and will not make and will not lead to make any illegal or unlawful activity;

  • will not send or distribute information or materials that are owned by third parties without the prior written consent of such third parties.

Book-a-Break.com is not active in the editorial of the hotel reviews. Book-a-Break.com is not in any way responsible for the published reviews or for any further transmission, distribution or use of these that will be done.

Book-a-Break.com reserves the right to refuse or remove, at its absolute discretion, any guest reviews, especially in cases of dispute by a third party and / or having reason to believe that a violation has occurred of the Terms of Use.

 

 

LAW AND JURISDICTION

This Agreement shall be governed by Italian law and any disputes shall be resolved to the jurisdiction of Italian courts.

 

 

The English version of this Terms and Conditions is reported here only with a descriptive purpose. For any legal aspect, the official text is the Italian one.

 

 

PRIVACY POLICY

Dear user of the website Book-a-Break.com, we wish to inform you that Legislative Decree. No 196, June 30, 2003 ("Code regarding the protection of personal data") provides for the protection of persons and other subjects regarding the processing of personal data. According to the law, this treatment will be based on principles of correctness, lawfulness and transparency and the protection of your privacy and your rights.

Under Article 13 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003, we provide the following information:

  1. The data you provide will be used for the purpose of permitting the transfer of accommodation booking in the accommodation selected by the user on site "Book-a-Break.com". Where you specify, by ticking the appropriate box, your details will also be used to send messages of an informative and / or commercial. (Eg. Newsletter).

  2. The data will be processed electronically.

  3. The conferment of data is necessary because without these you can not make the reservation of the selected property. The lack of such information determines the non- prosecution of the contract. In any case you can choose whether or not to receive messages of an informative and / or commercial (eg. Newsletters) by clicking on the appropriate box on the registration form. This choice can be changed at any time after the initial registration, in the relevant section of the site which is reserved for users and / or with direct communication to the email address: privacy at Book-a-Break.com (replace 'at' with '@').

  4. The data will be passed on exclusively to the recipients involved in the booking contract (eg. The accommodation chosen for the stay) and in our newsletter. The data will not be passed on to any outside parties.

  5. The data controller is: BookaBreak Srl, Via di Monte del Gallo n. 70 – 00165 Rome, Italy.

  6. For any further information concerning the protection of your privacy, please feel free to send an email to privacy at Book-a-Break.com (replace 'at' with '@').

  7. At any time you can exercise your rights towards the data controller under Article 7 of Decree 196/2003, which is reproduced, below, in full:

Legislative Decree 196/2003

Article 7 - Right of access to personal data and other rights

  1. You have the right to obtain the confirmation of the existence or not of personal details which concern you.

  2. You have the right to obtain information:

  • the origin of personal data;

  • the purposes and methods of treatment;

  • the logic applied in case of treatment with electronic instruments;

  • the identity of the owner, and the representative appointed under article 5, paragraph 2;

  • subjects or categories of persons to whom personal data may be communicated or who can learn about them as appointed representative in the State, managers or agents.

3. You have the right to obtain:

  • the updating, rectifying, and, as applicable, the integration of the data

  • the cancellation, transformation into an anonymous form, or the blocking of data used in violation of the law

  • certification that the operations in letters a) and b) have been disclosed, including their contents, to those whose data was communicated or disseminated, unless this requirement impossible or involves a manifestly disproportionate to the protected right

4. You have the right to object, in whole or in part:

  • for legitimate reasons the processing of personal data, pertinent for collection purposes;

  • the processing of personal data for purposes of sending advertising materials or direct selling or for carrying out market surveys or commercial communication.

The English version of the Italian law Leg.Decr. no.196/2003 is reported here only with a descriptive purpose. For any legal aspect, the official text is the Italian one.

 

 

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