Terms and Conditions for Use
Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, and your compliance therewith, CH&LA grants to you a limited and revocable non-exclusive, non-transferable, license to access and display this site, all software, text, graphics, logos, images, design elements, and all other information and materials contained in this site (collectively, the "Proprietary Elements"). Except as expressly permitted by CH&LA, you may not copy, upload, post, reproduce, transmit, download, modify, distribute, sell, sublicense, transfer, mirror, frame or create derivative works of this site or any Proprietary Elements contained therein, in whole or in part, without our prior written consent. Further, you may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing our name or any Proprietary Element without our prior written consent.
CH&LA Member Section; User Names and Passwords
Some areas of the site are available only to current members of the California Hotel & Lodging Association ("CH&LA Member Section"). Unless you are current member of the CH&LA, you are not authorized to view the CH&LA Member Section areas. Unauthorized entry is prohibited and subject to prosecution under the laws of the United States and its various states and possessions. All activities and access attempts are logged. Each individual member of the CH&LA is assigned a user name and password for that member's sole use in accessing the CH&LA Member Section of the CH&LA Site. If you are a CH&LA member, you agree not to allow others to access the CH&LA Member Section of the CH&LA Site using your user name and password. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your username and password. You agree to pay all fees and charges incurred in connection with your username and password at the rates in effect when the fees and charges were incurred. You agree to immediately notify CH&LA of any unauthorized use of your username and password, or if there is any other breach of security.
CHL&A uses your credit card number, billing and shipping information to process purchases you make from CH&LA on line. These purchases may include payment of membership dues as well as merchandise. In addition, CH&LA may provide your credit card number, billing and shipping information to participating merchants from whom you buy goods or services through the CH&LA Site. The merchants are solely responsible for how they use that information and any other information they independently acquire from you or about you. Otherwise, we do not share your credit card information with anyone else. To protect the security of your credit card information, we employ the industry-standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology. We also encrypt your credit card number when we store your order and whenever we transfer that information to participating merchants. There are no refunds or returns on any items or memberships purchased from our web site or through our event registration system unless otherwise specifically stated during the check-out process.
THIS SITE AND ALL CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, AND ARE INTENDED FOR EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS, IF ANY, WILL BE CORRECTED; NOR DO WE MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, CURRENCY, QUALITY, PERFORMANCE OR SUITABILITY OF THIS SITE, ANY CONTENT, OR ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES DESCRIBED ON THIS SITE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE AND YOUR RELIANCE UPON ANY CONTENT IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND DISCRETION.
WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR PRINTING OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. AVAILABILITY OF THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES DESCRIBED ON THIS SITE ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
Limitations of Liability
IN THE EVENT OF ANY PROBLEM WITH THIS SITE OR ANY CONTENT, YOU AGREE THAT YOUR SOLE REMEDY IS TO CEASE USING THIS SITE.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL WE OR ANY OF OUR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR REPRESENTATIVES, OR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, TRANSMITTING OR DISTRIBUTING THIS SITE OR ANY CONTENT APPEARING ON THIS SITE, OR ANY PART THEREOF, BE LIABLE FOR ANY PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR SPECIAL DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SITE, ANY CONTENT, OR ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES DESCRIBED ON THIS SITE, WHETHER UNDER A THEORY OF BREACH OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF WE, SUCH PERSONS OR SUCH PARTIES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
CH&LA makes no claim or representation regarding the quality, content, nature or reliability of sites accessible by hyperlink from this site or sites linking to this site, and we accept no responsibility in connection therewith. Any linked sites are not under our control, and we are not responsible for the content of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or for any review, changes or updates to any such sites. Any linked sites are provided to you only as a convenience. The inclusion of any link does not imply affiliation, endorsement or adoption by CH&LA of the linked site or any information contained therein. When leaving this site, for example to go to a linked site, you should be aware that our terms and policies may no longer govern, and, therefore, you should review the applicable terms, conditions and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of each linked site.
Confidentiality on the Internet
Use of the Internet is solely at your own risk and discretion and is subject to all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations. CH&LA shall not be responsible for the security of any information transmitted over the Internet. You assume all risks in transmitting material to or from this site and must make your own determination as to these matters.
The laws of the State of California govern these terms and conditions in all respects, without giving effect to its conflicts of laws principles.
CH&LA reserves the right to remove any content on this site which allegedly infringes another person's copyright. Notices to CH&LA regarding any alleged copyright infringement on this site should be directed to the following address:
California Hotel & Lodging Association
414 Twenty-Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95816-3211