Terms and Conditions & Privacy Statement

Welcome to goshipages.com. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern goshipages' relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website. Goshipages may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from December 18th 2011.

Definitions

The term 'goshipages' or 'us' or 'we' refers to the owner of the website, which is the platform on which the service is made available, controlled, managed, maintained or hosted by goshipages.

The term 'you' refers to the user or viewer of our website.

The term 'accommodation provider' refers to guesthouses, hotels/motels, private dormitories (“goshiwons”), apartments (“onerooms”), bed & breakfasts (“hasukjibs”) or any other form of private or commercial accommodation provider.

The term 'service' refers to the services we provide: the presentation of relevant information about products or services provided by accommodation providers, the facilitation of an exchange of (chat) messages between you and the accommodation provider as well as the facilitation of payments through third-party-payment providers such as Paypal Inc.

Information displayed

Through our website accommodation providers are able to display information about their products and services to potential customers, receive inquiries about their offered products and services via our message system and are able to receive payments through integrated services of third-party providers such as Paypal Inc.

Any information with regards to accommodation providers is supplied to us by the respective accommodation provider. As such, accommodation providers are fully responsible for any information (displayed or communicated through our website by any means) describing their service or product (including but not limited to: price, room equipment, availability, location, payment information).

Goshipages takes reasonable care in performing its services but will not verify and cannot guarantee that information displayed by accommodation providers is complete, accurate or correct. Goshipages can not be held responsible for any errors, interruptions (whether due to any (temporary and/or partial) repair, breakdown, maintenance or upgrade of our website or otherwise), non accurate, untrue or misleading information or non-delivery of information.

The responsibility for accuracy, correctness and completeness of the information displayed or communicated through our website by a accommodation provider remains at all times with the respective accommodation provider. Goshipages features a wide variety of accommodation providers’ services and products. A listing on our website of a accommodation provider’s services and products does not constitute and should not be regarded as a recommendation or endorsement of the quality, service level, qualification or rating of any accommodation provider’s services or products.

Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

Intellectual Property Rights

This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, information and texts provided, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. You are prohibited to use, copy, deep-link, monitor (e.g. scrape, spider), display, download or reproduce any content or information, software or products or services available on Goshipages.com for any commercial or competitive purpose or activity.

All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.

Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.

This website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

Scope of Services provided

Creation of a user account

In order to make use of the services provided by Goshipages you will need to create a user account with your email address. By creating an account, you agree to receive a verification email that helps us verify that the email address you have been using to sign up for our service does indeed belong to you. You also agree to receive notification emails that alert you when you have received a new message of a accommodation provider on Goshipages or in case we need to contact you because of technical or other issues related with your use of our website. We will never contact you with unsolicited offers that are not directly related with your use of our services. We will never sell or give your email address or other private information entered by you to create an account to third-party providers. In case you want to cancel your account, please contact us via hello@goshipages, stating your email address and your wish to delete your account and we will respond to your request within 5 business days. Goshipages maintains the right to terminate your account without any prior notice if we have found that you have infringed on any part of these terms and conditions.

Facilitation of communication

While Goshipages provides the technical means for you and accommodation providers to communicate with each other, Goshipages is not liable or responsible for any communication between you and accommodation providers on or through its website. Goshipages cannot guarantee that any request or communication will be received, read, accepted or executed by the accommodation provider. You agree that you will not send any spam, junk mail, viruses, chain letters, advertisements of any kind and for any purpose or any other content that might be deemed inappropriate, insulting or illegal using Goshipages’ messaging system.

Goshipages reserves the right to read and monitor the content of messages exchanged between you and accommodation providers for the following purposes: a) to improve services rendered by goshipages b) to resolve any conflicts that might have arisen between you and an accommodation provider after we have been alerted of such by either participating party of the conversation c) to investigate any illegal activities that we have been alerted of by either participating party of the conversation or by legal authorities. At no point in time will we use any information exchanged by you via the goshipages message system for any other purposes than the ones listed in these terms and conditions.

Facilitation of payments

Goshipages offers certain accommodation providers to facilitate payments for their offered services and products on their behalf via third-party payment solution providers.

In the process payment is safely processed from your credit card or bank account to the bank account of the accommodation provider through a third-party payment solution provider.

The use of third-party payment solutions is solely at your own discretion. Goshipages is not responsible for any losses you may incur when using the services of third-party payment solution providers. Please also take note that any payments facilitated by goshipages on behalf of a accommodation providers, and payments transferred to the accommodation provider will constitute a payment or partial payment of the booking price by you for the relevant service or product in final settlement of such (partial) due and payable price and you cannot reclaim such paid monies.

Reservations, Cancellation, Booking deposit

Throughout any interactions between you and accommodation providers Goshipages serves only as an intermediary. By booking or reserving a room with an accommodation provider you accept and agree to the cancellation and no-show policy of the respective accommodation provider. You should be aware that accommodation providers who require a booking deposit or downpayment in order for your booking to be completed may not refund any payments made by you (either in full or partly) in case of delayed arrival or no-show. Please always consult with the accommodation provider about its respective reservation/booking or cancellation/no-show policy prior to booking. Please also consult with the accommodation you have booked with if you wish to cancel or adjust your reservation. Goshipages does not assume any responsibility or liability for any cancellation or any retained fees or payments.

Disclaimer

Goshipages does not accept any liability or responsibility for any punitive, special, indirect or consequential loss or damages, loss of production, loss of profit, loss of revenue, loss of contract, damage to goodwill or reputation, loss of claim, any inaccuracy relating to the (descriptive) information of the accommodation provider as made available on our Platform, or any (direct, indirect, consequential or punitive) damages, losses or costs suffered, incurred or paid by you, pursuant to, arising out of or in connection with the use, inability to use or delay of our website, or any (personal) injury, death, property damage, or other (direct, indirect, special, consequential or punitive) damages, losses or costs suffered, incurred or paid by you, whether due to (legal) acts, errors, breaches, (gross) negligence, willful misconduct, omissions, non-performance, misrepresentations, tort or strict liability by or (wholly or partly) attributable to the accommodation provider whose services or products are (directly or indirectly) made available, offered or promoted on or through Goshipages, including any (partial) cancellation, overbooking, strike, unforeseeable events or any other event beyond our control.

Goshipages shall further not be liable for whether or not the accommodation provider has charged you for your room, product or service, or if we are facilitating the payment of the (room/reservation) price. You acknowledge and agree that the accommodation provider is at all times responsible for the withholding, collection, remittance and payment of the applicable taxes due on the total amount of the reservation price to the tax authorities of the Republic of Korea. Goshipages does not act as the merchant of record for any product or service made available on the Platform.

Content uploaded by you

Goshipages offers the possibility to upload photos/images that are displayed on our website. By uploading photos/images onto our website you confirm that you own the copyright to the photos/images and that you agree that Goshipages may use the uploaded photos/images on its website as Goshipages at its discretion. You are granting goshipages.com a non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable, unconditional, perpetual right and license to use, reproduce, display, have reproduced, distribute, sublicense, communicate and make available the photos/images as Goshipages at its discretion sees fit. By uploading these photos/images you accept full legal and moral responsibility of any and all legal claims that are made by any third parties due to goshipages publishing and using these photos/images. Goshipages does neither own nor endorse the photos/images that are uploaded. The truthfulness, validity and right to use of all photos/images is assumed by the person who uploaded the photo, and is not the responsibility of Goshipages. Goshipages does not accept or assume any responsibility or liability for the pictures posted. The person who uploaded the photo certifies that the photos/images shall not contain any viruses, malware or infected files and shall not contain any pornographic, illegal, obscene, insulting, objectionable or inappropriate material and does not infringe any third party (intellectual property right, copyright or privacy) rights.

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how goshipages uses and protects any information that you give goshipages when you use this website.

Goshipages is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement and the above terms and conditions.

What we collect and how we do it

When you access goshipages.com we automatically receive and record information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, which browser you are using, "cookie" information, and the page you requested. "Cookies" are identifiers we transfer to your computer or mobile device that allow us to recognize your browser or mobile device and tell us how and when pages in our website are visited, and by how many people, and from which page goshipages.com was accessed.

You may be able to change the preferences on your browser or mobile device to prevent or limit your computer or device's acceptance of cookies, but this may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website's features. Also, if you click on a link to a third party website, such third party may also transmit cookies to you. This Privacy Policy does not cover the use of cookies by any third parties.

When we collect usage information (such as the frequency and number of visitors to goshipages.com, the length of stay on goshipages.com, the types of pages visited and other general information), we only use this data in aggregate form, and not in a manner that would identify you personally. We may also provide this aggregate information to our partners; our partners may use such information to understand how often and in what ways people use goshipages.com, so that they, too, can provide you with an optimal experience. We never disclose aggregate information to a partner in a manner that would identify you personally.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Applicability

These terms and conditions and the provision of our services shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Korean law and any dispute arising out of these general terms and conditions and our services shall exclusively be submitted to the competent courts in Seoul, the Republic of Korea.

If any part of these terms and conditions or the privacy statement is or becomes unenforceable, non-binding or invalid, you shall remain bound by all other provisions hereof. In the event that any part of these terms and conditions or the privacy statement becomes unenforceable, non-binding or invalid, the invalid provision shall nonetheless be enforced to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and you will agree to accept a similar effect as the unenforceable,non-binding provision or invalid provision, given the contents and purpose of these terms and conditions.

Contact

In case you should have any questions or concerns regarding our privacy policies, please send us a detailed message to hello@goshipages.com. We will make every effort to resolve your concerns.

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