Welcome to Paradiseportugal.com.
Here are the terms and conditions that regulate and govern your use of this website and its provided services.
It is important that you read this document in its entirety before you use this website or our services. Your use of the services will include your access to, browsing on, securing services on, and paying for such services through the website.
You must not use the website and the services that we provide if you do not agree with one or all terms of this agreement. In this case, you must immediately exit the website.
Where the scope or nature of our services change or to reflect changes in the industry in which we operate, we may choose to completely delete, partly delete, add to, or subtract from any of these provisions. We will do this without notice to you, and based only on our discretion.
You accept that you will be immediately bound by our new agreement’s provisions upon our posting of the reviewed terms.
It is important that you occasionally check back on the Paradiseportugal.com website for any changes in order to always be knowledgeable about our policies.
WHAT PARADISE PORTUGAL DOES
Paradise Portugal is a website that provides its users with house rental services in Portugal.
We provide our services for all users from all around the world, but you accept that our services are domiciled in Portugal. This means that you must travel to Portugal to use the services.
We are not guaranteeing that our products and services are available or proper for use in countries other than Portugal.
You use the website and services at your own risk and are solely and fully responsible for adherence to all relevant local laws.
We offer our services for use to all eligible users.
To be so eligible, you must be at least 18 years of age at your last birthday.
You also must be able to enter into legally binding contracts and must have the authority and license to perform the obligations hereunder.
You must use the services as an individual for personal use only, and must not use it on behalf of another person or a company.
Paradise Portugal grants all eligible users a license that is nonsublicensable, nonassignable, revocable, limited, and nonexclusive. This license allows users to access and use Paradiseportugal.com in adherence to these terms and conditions.
Despite the foregoing, we reserve the right and may exercise it at any time to refuse service to any user for any reason, based on our sole discretion only.
You are not to use the website and its services under these conditions:
If you are banned from using services such as ours or that are comparable to ours under the laws of Portugal or the laws of the jurisdiction from which you access the services.
If you have been convicted of statutory rape or are registered as a sex offender under the laws of Portugal or the laws of the jurisdiction from which you access the services.
COPYRIGHT POLICY, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, AND TRADEMARKS
We make content available on this website, which may include but is in no way limited to, code, sounds, video, illustrations, moving images, photographs, images, graphics, information, communications, and text. You accept that this content is either owned by Paradise Portugal or its affiliates. Where it is not owned by us or our affiliates, we have licensed such content from content providers or licensors.
The content that we thus make available is fully protected by trademark, copyright, and other applicable laws and provisions of international treaties. We hold the copyright for all the materials found on this website, and you are only allowed to copy and download the said materials for your personal use only.
When you copy or download our copyrighted material, you may not change or modify the materials and must preserve all copyright and proprietary notices present within such materials “as is.”
You may not use this content except as we have allowed by this agreement or where we have given you a special written permission. This permission will automatically end where we find you to have breached any of these terms or conditions, and we may bring legal action against you in such a case.
All logos, icons, trade dress, service marks, trade names, and trademarks presented on this website are owned by Paradise Portugal, its associates, respective licensors, or other third parties. You are barred from using, modifying, copying, distributing, republishing, reproducing, or transmitting the trademarks found on the website without Paradise Portugal’s prior written consent.
We will also immediately stop your access to our website should you be found to have breached these terms.
OPENING A PARADISE PORTUGAL ACCOUNT
It is important that you sign up and register a Paradise Portugal account before you are given access to specific portions of our website, and before you are allowed to use our house rental services.
To open a Paradise Portugal account, you must be 18 years old at the very least, and you are hereto representing that you are a legal adult.
We will prompt you to choose your own Paradiseportugal.com username and a corresponding password during the registration process. We will also ask you to provide personal information such as your legal name, age, contact address, and e-mail address to make our services available to you.
You have the responsibility of providing us only with true and accurate information when you register an account. Your provision of inaccurate, dishonest, or outdated information shall serve as justifiable grounds for us to bar your access to the service.
You also have the responsibility of maintaining the security and confidentiality of your account details. You will be liable for all transactions and activities that occur under your Paradise Portugal account, whether these transactions and activities were initiated or authorized by you or not.
You are only allowed to open and operate one Paradiseportugal.com account, except otherwise permitted by Paradise Portugal in writing.
USING YOUR PARADISE PORTUGAL ACCOUNT
RENTING A HOUSE: You may log into your Paradise Portugal account to make a choice of one of the houses that we make available for rental in Portugal.
PRICES: Our prices are denominated in Euros and are subject to change at any time.
PAYMENT: You may make payment for our rental services by bank transfer, Visa, MasterCard, or Stripe.
MINIMUM STAY: We rent houses in Portugal for a minimum of five days. You may not rent any of our properties for anything less than five days.
TAXES: We do not require our clients to pay taxes.
REFUNDABLE DAMAGE DEPOSIT: We will ask you to make deposit of EUR200 upon your arrival, which will be refunded to you when you check out provided that there has been no damage to the property. Where there has been damage to the rental property, you will forfeit your damage deposit. We may also pursue further injunctive relief against you in the event of substantial damages to our property.
SPECIFIC RENTAL POLICIES: You accept that each rental property has its own specific rental policy. It is very important that you read and accept the rental policy of that particular property before agreeing to rent that property.
PREPAYMENT POLICY: Prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please make sure to read the rental policy of that particular property before agreeing to rent that property.
CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellation policies vary according to accommodation type. Please make sure to read the rental policy of that particular property before agreeing to rent that property.
SMOKING: Smoking is not allowed in any of our properties. We may bring criminal or civil penalties against you if we discover that you have breached this no-smoking rule.
PARTIES/EVENTS: Parties/events are not allowed in any of our properties. We may bring criminal or civil penalties against you if we discover that you have breached this no-smoking rule.
PETS: Pets are not allowed in any of our properties. We may bring criminal or civil penalties against you if we discover that you have breached this no-smoking rule.
You are allowed to provide us with your personal user content, whether this content is in the form of a recommendation, procedure, remark, material, know-how, inquiry, idea, or any other information or communication. You may post this user content on the website or use our service to transmit such user content.
You accept that it is our policy to consider and then treat any user content as non-personal, non-proprietary, and non-confidential. We or our affiliates may use such user content in any kind of media for any purpose at all, including but not limited to commercial uses such as for the manufacture, advertisement, or promotion of our products or services.
You also accept that we will have no obligation to recognize you as the source of this user content and that we will not be obligated to compensate you or any other person for the use of such content.
It is, therefore, important that you do not make available in any way any user content that you do not want made public or that you would like to be remunerated for.
THE RULES FOR USING THE SERVICES
It is very important that you adhere to the following rules in your use of the service, as we may terminate your use of the services if you are found to be in violation of these rules. You accept that we will also hold you liable for all the legal and accounting costs that may result from any breach by you:
Do not use the website and services in any way that is considered as illegal or unlawful, whether under the laws of Portugal or under the laws of the country in which you access the services.
Do not use the website and services to distribute materials that may be considered as illegal, hostile, harmful, indecent, harassing, or slanderous.
Do not use the website and services to disseminate content that inspires or emboldens others to commit criminal acts or to break any law; or that intimidates or persecutes an individual or a group of persons because of their disability, ethnicity, race, age, gender, sexual orientation, or religion.
Do not use the website and services to advertise pyramid schemes or chain letters.
Do not inhibit any other users’ use of the website, try to breach the security of Paradiseportugal.com, or attempt to use any software, process, procedure, or device, to hinder the proper working of the website.
Do not use the website and services as a conduit to advertise spam links or solicitations to other individuals or websites, except you have a written permission from us.
You may not claim to be someone you are not while using the services, which includes without limitation a Paradise Portugal official. You also may not intentionally misrepresent your affiliation with an individual person or corporate entity.
Do not use the website and services as a source for collecting other users’ content or information via harvesting bots or other automated means without our prior permission.
Do not use the website and services to introduce computer viruses or other harmful computer code to other users’ systems.
You may not counterfeit headers or try to forge identifiers in a bid to hide the origin of your user content.
Do not use the website and services as a means of uploading content that you are prohibited from providing under fiduciary or law or contractual relationships.
You may not create, communicate, or store electronic duplicates of any material protected by copyright without the consent of the owner.
Links that we provide on the Paradiseportugal.com website may take you out of our website and to the resources of third-party providers that we do not control. You accept that we provide these links only as a convenience to you and that we do not provide them as a recommendation or approbation of the services, products, policies, and content of these third parties.
We are not legally accountable for such services, products, policies, and content, and your access to any such linked websites/resources shall be fully at your own risk.
DISCLAIMERS/ LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
We provide our website and services as it is and as it is available.
We do not give any guarantees, representation, or warranties of any type, whether this is direct or implied, of suitability, non-infringement, fitness for a particular purpose, durability, title, and merchantability; and do not guarantee that the service will be provided to you on an uninterrupted basis, or that it will be error-free or on time.
There are no representations given by us to you as per the dependability or accuracy of any results that you may achieve from using our services. You accept that we will not be liable to you where we elect to occasionally remove the service or cancel it without prior notice to you. You are, therefore, able to or unable to use the website and services at your own risk.
We, our affiliates, contractors, service providers, suppliers, associates, staff, officers, agents, and our directors, will under no circumstances be liable to you or to any other person for any direct, indirect, consequential, incidental, special, or punitive damages, whether this includes the loss of data, savings, opportunities, goodwill, revenue, profit, and of replacement costs, or not, whether based in strict liability, contract, tort (including negligence), or otherwise.
We, our affiliates, contractors, service providers, suppliers, associates, staff, officers, agents, and our directors, will under no circumstances be liable to you or to any other person for any liability that may occur as a result of your use or our services or from your purchase of any products using the service, or for any other claim related to your use of the product or service, even if Paradise Portugal has been advised of their possibility.
We have not included anything into these terms and conditions with the intention of restricting or limiting our legal liability to you for death or injury if such death or injury is as a result of our carelessness or deception. We also have not included any term that is intended to restrict any liability that is not restrictable or exemptible by law, or that is put therein to construct your consumer rights.
If there are certain laws that do not allow for the limitation of liability as we have set forth above, you will not be bound by this limitation of liability.
OTHER IMPORTANT TERMS
SEVERABILITY: You accept that the unenforceability and invalidity of one condition of these terms and conditions (as adjudged so by a competent Portugal court) shall not automatically mean the unenforceability and invalidity of the other terms. You accept that the invalid condition shall be reformatted so that it becomes valid. Where this reformation is not possible, such an invalid condition shall be struck from the other conditions, and all the surviving conditions shall remain enforceable.
INDEMNIFICATION: As a condition of use of our services, you agree to indemnify, defend, and hold Paradise Portugal, and our affiliates, contractors, service providers, suppliers, associates, staff, officers, agents, and our directors, as innocent and blameless against all and any expenses, reparations, claims, damages, and liabilities, including without restriction reasonable accounting and legal costs that is any way associated with your use of the Paradiseportugal.com website and services or your breach of these terms.
WAIVERS: You agree that Paradise Portugal’s failure to enforce any part of this legal document shall not be taken by you as a waiver of that term or of any other terms.
ASSIGNMENT: Paradise Portugal may assign or transfer the licenses and rights granted under these terms and conditions. You may not, however, under any circumstances, transfer the licenses and rights so granted.
NO PARTNERSHIP: You are not to take this agreement to mean that a partnership, employment, agency, or joint venture relationship exists between Paradise Portugal and you or any other person.
NOTICES AND ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION: For the purposes of this contract, you agree that all kinds of communication (including notices, agreements, and disclosures) that we may provide to you during the course of our relationship shall be deemed to have been satisfactorily delivered just as if they were in writing once we have sent you such communication in electronic form. This mandates you to provide us with your most current e-mail address. You understand that our dispatch of an e-mail that contains any notice shall be deemed to have been received by you, whether you have provided us with a valid e-mail address or not. You may also give us notice via e-mail, and such notice shall be considered given on the first business day after the e-mail has been received by us.
TOTAL AGREEMENT: These terms and conditions, and any other legal notices that Paradise Portugal publishes on the website, shall be regarded as the total agreement between Paradise Portugal and you concerning the website and its provided services.
DISPUTES: If there is any dispute as to Paradise Portugal’s terms and conditions, you agree that the proper jurisdiction and venue for the settlement of such disputes shall be in Portugal. Except where prohibited, you consent that all and any claims, disputes, and causes of action directly or indirectly arising out of the website shall be individually resolved, and not resolved with a class action.
JURISDICTION: These terms and conditions are construed and must be interpreted under the laws of Portugal.
Paradise Portugal may use our sole discretion, decide to change our services or to discontinue offering the service.
We may also permanently terminate or temporarily suspend your access to the website and services, for any or no reason, with or without notice to you, and without being liable to you for any reparations.
Paradise Portugal has the right to take any essential legal action, which may, without limitation, include our pursuit of civil, criminal, or injunctive redress against you for your misuse of our website and services.
You accept that we will have the power to enforce this agreement against you even after we have terminated your use of the services. You also accept that all conditions which by their nature should survive the termination of this agreement shall so survive.