Terms & Conditions

The user assumes all responsibility and risk for the use of this web site and the internet generally. Under no circumstances, including negligence, shall anyone involved in creating or maintaining this website be liable for any DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, or CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, or LOST PROFITS that result from the use or inability to use this web site and/or any other web sites which are linked to this site. Nor shall they be liable for any such damages including, but not limited to, reliance by a member or visitor on any information obtained via the web site; or that result from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files, viruses, errors, defects, or any failure of performance, communications failure, theft, destruction or unauthorised access.

Mountain and winter sport are hazardous activities. It is each individual's responsibility to uphold their own safety. www.alpine-independents.com cannot be held liable for any injury or financial loss incurred directly or indirectly through use of this web site.

The domain name www.alpine-independents.com is owned by John McFetridge. Content supplied by John McFetridge. Website built, designed and hosted by Summit360.

Last updated: 28th August 2015  

1. Introduction The www.alpine-independents.com website, (the “website”) is owned and operated by The Winter Adventure Company Ltd ("The WAC Ltd” , “we” , “us” or “our”).  Registered address La Vieille Forge, 4 Rue du Burguet, Berlou, 34360 France. The Winter Adventure Company Ltd is a limited company registered in England and wales with Company Number 04347102

The following terms and conditions (“Owner T&Cs”) together with the  Privacy Policy, govern the relationship between us and any party which accesses or uses the website to offer or advertise any property for rent, including property owners, leasers of property and property managers, (collectively referred to as , “owners” or “you”).  

The owner T&CS constitute a legally binding agreement between the WAC Ltd and the owner.  By using or accessing our site, you acknowledge that you agree to and are subject to the owner T&Cs as well as our Privacy Policy. If you do not fully agree to the owner T&Cs, you should not access or use the Site.  

If the owner, property lessee or property manager is a company, partnership or other entity – Any person who uses the website and agrees to the owner T&Cs on behalf of that owner accepts that they have the authority to act on behalf of that company, partnership or entity

Rental Contracts

RENTAL CONTRACTS ARE BETWEEN YOU AND THE OWNER/ADVERTISER/LESSEE/PROPERTY MANAGER/SERVICE SUPPLIER

Our website acts as an advertising medium through which the above mentioned may advertise properties, resort services and jobs to you. Although we do charge a fee for the above to advertise on the website we do not research listings and we expect our advertisers to post truthfully and accurately.

We have no involvement in any part of the booking process between you and the advertiser and we make no claims to the quality or legality of any of the services advertised on our website.

Payments

Our advice is that you make payment to the advertisers on our site by bank transfer, credit card or cheque. We suggest that you do not use instant cash transfer companies such as Western Union or Moneygram. We accept no responsibility or liability towards any transactions for property or services on our website nor how you choose to pay for those properties or services

Advertisers on our website

Any dealings between you and any advertisers on our website or via our website, including the payment for, and delivery of, products or services, and any other terms, conditions, or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and the relevant advertiser or supplier. You agree not to hold us liable for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of any such dealings. We expressly disclaim any responsibility or liability for any damage, loss or injury arising out of the activities of any advertiser or supplier, the goods or services offered by any advertiser or supplier or the purchase of, or inability to purchase, any advertiser's or supplier's goods or services.

Database

You may not use this website or the content of this wesbite to construct a database of any kind, store the website (in its entirety or in any part) in databases for access by you or any third party.

Hyperlinks

You may not make this website available as part of another website, whether by hyperlink or other means before obtaining our prior written consent to do so. If you want to obtain our consent then please contact us at [email protected] Websites or pages that we have linked to this Website are for your information only, and products and service information on them are the sole responsibility of each individual supplier. We have no responsibility for the content of these websites or pages and we accept no responsibility or liability for any losses that you may incur as a result of that content.

Intellectual Property Rights

This Website and its content is protected by copyright. The content may include content owned and managed by advertisers, suppliers or other third parties and licensed to us. All individual descriptions, specifications and images making up this Website may be copyright works. You agree to abide by all additional copyright notices or restrictions contained on this Website.

Computer Compatability

We do not guarantee that this Website is compatible with your computer hardware and software.

Information Supplied by Third Parties

At all times we shall endeavour to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website, however, you acknowledge and agree that much of this information has been provided to us by third parties and that we therefore cannot guarantee or give any warranty as to its accuracy or completeness. Under no circumstances will we be liable in any way for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed or otherwise transmitted via the service we provide.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

THIS WEBSITE, THE CONTENT AND THE SERVICE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" AND ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND ARE EXCLUDED AS FAR AS IS PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW INCLUDING (BUT NOT LIMITED TO) THE EXCLUSION OF WARRANTIES OF TITLE, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY OR THIRD PARTY RIGHTS. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT; THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE ACCEPTABLE TO YOU AND THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR THE SERVICE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED FROM US BY YOU OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THESE TERMS.

Liability

You acknowledge that you use this Website, including the Content, and the Service at your own risk. If you are dissatisfied with this website, these T&CS, any of the content or the service then please refrain from using this website YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE, (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE (iii) UNAUTHORISED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THIS WEBSITE OR THE SERVICE, OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THIS WEBSITE OR THE SERVICE. Please note that some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, some of the above limitations and exclusions may not apply to you.

Force Majeure

If there is any failure or delay in performance of our obligations resulting from events or circumstances not reasonably within our control, we will not be liable or have any responsibility of any kind for loss or damage incurred by you.

Refund Policy

If an advertiser or supplier believes that they are entitled to a refund for any reason then they should inform The Winter Adventure company Ltd by email at [email protected] so their circumstances can be investigated. Advertisers have the right to cancel within seven days of their contract with The winter Adventure Company Ltd, in which case payment will be returned in full.

Termination

We shall have the right immediately to terminate your use of this Website if we determine, in our sole discretion, that you have breached these T&Cs, or otherwise been engaged in conduct which we determine, in our sole discretion, to be unacceptable.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms are governed by the laws of England and Wales and you irrevocably agree that the courts of England are to have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any claim that you may bring against us arising out of a dispute relating to these T&CS or this website.