Terms & Conditions

Terms of use

BookBeirut S.A.R.L– Terms and conditions

By using this website (“website”), you (“shopper” or “you”) approve our terms and conditions that we (“BookBeirut S.A.R.L”) provide; otherwise, please do not use our website.

I.                   Terms of use

 

  1. General

BookBeirut S.A.R.L runs this website on the World Wide Web of the internet (“the internet”).  The website grants a shared online service that entails information services, subjects and deals enabled by BookBeirut S.A.R.L, affiliates of BookBeirut S.A.R.L or merchants (“Merchants”) and grant vouchers for sale (“vouchers”) which may be redeemed for goods/services at Merchants and other third parties.

This agreement states the terms and conditions that pertain to the use of this website by the shopper. By browsing our website, the shopper approves and complies with our herein terms and conditions.  The shopper is accountable for safeguarding his password(s). Though the internet is sometimes considered secure; at times, disruptions in the service occur.  These disruptions are beyond our reach and thus, BookBeirut S.A.R.L shall not be held liable for any lost information during transmission of data on the internet.  Life should be entertaining and fun.  That is why BookBeirut S.A.R.L constantly innovates to show wonderful things to the shoppers to experience in their town.  This means the website, though it should be accessible 24 hours per day and 7 days per week, goes into modification and perhaps suspend any feature or aspect at any time including, but not limited to, content, hours of accessibility, and tools required for use. It also goes into repetitive maintenance.  Therefore, the shopper must acknowledge that because of such situations, whether within or outside our reach, access to the website may be disturbed, deferred or ended occasionally.  Moreover, BookBeirut S.A.R.L may suspend the broadcast of any part of information, may remove any transmission technique and may modify transmission pace or other indicators.

Only persons that are of 18 years and above are entitled to use our website.

 

  1. Revised Terms

BookBeirut S.A.R.L has the right to interrupt or alter any of our Terms of use and/or Privacy Policy if necessary.  Such modifications, among others, may comprise the addition of charges. If BookBeirut S.A.R.L modifies any of its terms of use, we send an email to the shopper as well as post it clearly on our website.  The amendments done to the Terms of use shall be effective the moment they are posted on the website and an email is sent to you. Amendments do not include purchased vouchers prior to the amendment’s date.  However, they will be effective for new users of our website and any voucher purchased on the date of the amendment or after.  Please access frequently our Terms of use and Privacy Policy so you are acquainted with any changes.

 

  1. Equipment

The shopper is responsible for getting and preserving all telephone, computer hardware and other devices required to access and use our website and the charges related to it. BookBeirut S.A.R.L shall not be responsible for any impairment to the shopper’s equipment while using our website.

 

  1. Shopper’s conduct

Our website and any other website available through peripheral hyperlinks with our website are considered private property. All exchanges on our website and/or peripheral hyperlinks must abide by these Terms of Use.  The shopper, in any means, shall not display or transfer through our website any data or material which is offensive, insulting, illegal, hostile, rude, indecent, or then obnoxious and which may inspire behaviors that would create an illicit crime or give rise to public obligation.  The shopper shall not disrupt any rule or display any advertising without a prior written approval from BookBeirut S.A.R.L. It is strictly forbidden for the shopper to perform any comportment that may constrain any other Shopper from using our website and/or any of the peripheral hyperlinks.  The shopper is not allowed to use our website or any of the peripheral hyperlinks to publicize, or do any advertisement, spiritual, political, or non-commercial suggestions, such as summoning other shoppers of our website and/or the peripheral hyperlinks to be the shoppers of other similar services websites whether a direct or indirect competitor or a potential competitor to BookBeirut S.A.R.L.

The preceding requirements of this section 4 is applicable likewise to and for the welfare of BookBeirut S.A.R.L, its affiliates, Merchants and its Third-Party advertising providers and each shall be eligible to declare and impose such requirements directly or on its own behalf.

 

  1. Copyright and Trademarks

As previously mentioned, everything displayed on or in our website, including the peripheral hyperlinks, is the exclusive property of BookBeirut S.A.R.L. It is also used with the direct authorization of the copyright and/or trademark owner. It is forbidden to copy, spread, transfer, post, link, or amend on our website without the direct authorization of BookBeirut S.A.R.L.  Any abuse of this policy may ensue in a copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property right breach that may expose the shopper to civil and/or criminal penalties.

Our website and its peripheral hyperlinks have copyrighted stuff, trademarks and other patented data comprising, but not restricted to, text, software, photos, videos, graphics, music and sound, and the whole contents of the website are copyrighted as a joined work under the United States copyright laws (www.copyright.gov).  We have a copyright in choosing, managing, developing such content and the original content.  The shopper may not amend issue, transfer, contribute in the sale or transmission, produce imitative piece or otherwise utilize any of the content not whole of it, not part of it.  The shopper may only download, print and/or save copyrighted items for his/her personal use. Yet, as specifically mentioned in the copyright law, no copying, relocation, retransfer or advertisement without the direct approval of BookBeirut S.A.R.L or the copyright owner. In case copying, relocation, retransfer or advertisement of copyrighted items is allowed, there should be no alterations in or removal of the acknowledgment of the author, trademark legend or copyright notification. The shopper is to admit that he/she/it does not gain any ownership rights by downloading copyrighted items. Trademarks that are displayed within or on our website or a peripheral hyperlink retained or activated in accord with BookBeirut S.A.R.L shall not be considered as public but relatively the absolute property of BookBeirut S.A.R.L, except if such website is under license from the Trademark owner and in this case such license is for the sole use of BookBeirut S.A.R.L except if otherwise mentioned.

The shopper is not allowed to upload, display or put on our website any item protected by copyright, trademark or other patented right without the direct consent of the owner of the copyright, trademark or patented right. 

BookBeirut S.A.R.L does not feel responsible to grant the shopper some indications as whether the material in question is copyrighted or trademarked.  The shopper is merely responsible for any impairment that might be caused from any violation of copyrights, trademarks, patented rights or any impairment caused by such compliance.

By presenting material to any public area of our website or any peripheral hyperlink, the shopper admits that the owner of such material has given BookBeirut S.A.R.L a continuous, irreversible, non-exclusive right and license to utilize, replicate, alter, adjust, publish, interpret and deliver such material (in whole or in part) widespread and /or integrate it in other works in any arrangement, broadcasting or technology established for the whole term of any copyright that may be in such material. The shopper also allows any other shopper to log on, examine, save or replicate the material for that shopper’s personal use.  The shopper provides BookBeirut S.A.R.L the right to modify, copy, display and distribute any material available on our website or any peripheral hyperlink.   

The preceding requirements of this section 5 is applicable likewise to and for the welfare of BookBeirut S.A.R.L, its affiliates, Merchants and its Third-Party advertising providers and each shall eligible to declare and impose such requirements directly or on its own behalf.

 

  1. Copyright policy

BookBeirut S.A.R.L has the right to end its agreement with any shopper who recurrently violates third party copyright rights based on a notice from the copyright owner or the copyright owner’s legal agent to BookBeirut S.A.R.L. If you find that a copyrighted work has been imitated and displayed on our website or any of the peripheral hyperlinks and it causes a copyright violation, please send us the here mentioned information: a) a signature of the authorized person that acts on behalf of the owner of the copyrighted work, b) the location of the website or any of the peripheral hyperlink of the copyrighted work that you say has been violated, c) your written testimony which states that you are confident the said use is not approved by the owner, its agent or the law; d) your coordinates as such telephone number or email address; e) your testimony that all mentioned above information is correct and, under penalization of forgery, that you are the copyright owner or entitled to take action on behalf of the copyright owner.  To send a note of claim of copyright violation, find on Contact Us page.

 

  1. Disclaimer of Warranty

The shopper consents to use our website and its peripheral hyperlinks at his own peril. BookBeirut S.A.R.L, its affiliates, their employees, agents, merchants, and third-party advertising providers do not affirm that the usage of our website or any peripheral hyperlinks will be unremitting or free from errors. We do not as well guarantee (i) the outcome they may get from the use of our website, or any peripheral hyperlinks (ii) the precision, consistency of any data, service or vouchers granted across the website or the peripheral hyperlinks.

 

 

  1. Limitation of Legal responsibility and accountability

BookBeirut S.A.R.L, in no case, shall be held responsible for any unforeseen, non-intendant, specific, significant impairment and damages resulting from this agreement or related to it.  BookBeirut S.A.R.L’s legal obligation in relation with a BookBeirut S.A.R.L will, in no case, surpass the amounts paid for such BookBeirut S.A.R.L.  As well, the total sum of the legal obligation resulting from this agreement or related to it shall not surpass the amounts paid by the shopper during the six months previous to the claim’s date.

 

  1. Examination and monitoring 

BookBeirut S.A.R.L shall, without any obligation, examine and monitor the content of our website and any of the peripheral hyperlinks at any time.  This comprises any chat rooms and forums that may be involved as part of our website. This is so to control conformity with our agreement and any effective rules we have set and to answer the request of any appropriate law, by-law or legal government. BookBeirut S.A.R.L shall eliminate, willingly, any material that seems offensive or seems to violate the requirements hereof.  And that without any obligation.

 

  1. Privacy

The shopper agrees that all dialogues and arguments on our website are public communications and not private. As such the discussions to rate, comment, chat in chat rooms (indicated as “community”).  Thus, anyone may have access to these communications without the knowledge of the shopper. BookBeirut S.A.R.L does neither manipulate nor support the content, messages or info located in any Community. Therefore, BookBeirut S.A.R.L denies any obligation regarding the Communities and the actions following the engagement of a Shopper in any Community.  It is to note that any messages or dialogues the Shopper writes on our website (in chat rooms, group discussions, board message…) are non-confidential.  What we consider confidential, we state it on the web page.  The shopper, who writes a comment, message or any other data on our website or any of its peripheral hyperlinks, gives us the right to employ these communications for promotional, advertising, market research purpose with no regional, time restriction and whatsoever. Refer to our Privacy Policy for more details.

 

  1. License permission

When interacting on our website, the shopper gives BookBeirut S.A.R.L a non-exclusive, continuous, and irreversible license to utilize, copy, amend, circulate, revise, translate, deliver, do and exhibit the dialogues and writing, alone or with any further works and in any current technology and media or hereafter developed ones.  And this, without any regional or restriction on time.

  1.  Protection/ dismissal

The shopper consents to protect and preserve BookBeirut S.A.R.L, its affiliates, agents and employees from and against any claim and costs, with lawyers’ charges, resulting from any product/service (s)he bought from our website or any of its peripheral hyperlinks.

The shopper is only responsible for any deal with the Merchants and other shoppers of our website or peripheral hyperlinks.  Following our pertinent laws, the shopper then dismisses BookBeirut S.A.R.L from any/all claims or obligation linked to any product/service of a Merchant, from any of the Merchant’s act, to say his failure to obey to pertinent law and/or failure to obey to the voucher’s term, and any behavior or discussion, online or offline, of any other shopper.

 

  1. Suspension

BookBeirut S.A.R.L may suspend this agreement at any time. BookBeirut S.A.R.L shall have the right to instantly suspend any shopper’s password or account following his misbehavior and violation of this agreement.

 

  1. Third-party content

BookBeirut S.A.R.L is comparable to an Internet Service Provider.  We are distributor (not publisher) of the content the Third parties and shoppers give us.  Consequently, BookBeirut S.A.R.L does not control the editing of such contents but to a certain limitation.  Hence, whatever information you read, as such opinions, statements, offers, advices, provider’s information, shopper’s information, and so on, are those of the respective author/distributor and not BookBeirut S.A.R.L’s.

BookBeirut S.A.R.L does not support any opinion, advice or statement that anyone, other than authorized BookBeirut S.A.R.L employee, has posted on our website.  We are neither responsible for its accuracy or dependability.  Therefore, under no situation whatsoever can BookBeirut S.A.R.L be held responsible for any failure or loss generated by a shopper’s trust of data taken through BookBeirut S.A.R.L.

Our website has links to third-party websites that are retained by other content providers.  BookBeirut S.A.R.L does not endorse the contents of such third-party websites nor their accuracy.  These links are displayed on our website for your convenience. When the shopper accesses linked third-party websites, (s)he does it on his/her own peril.  The shopper cannot provide a hyperlink to our website or any of the peripheral hyperlink unless (s)he has a written approval from BookBeirut S.A.R.L.  We have the right to cancel any approval to any link at any time.

 

 

  1. Miscellaneous

This agreement, along with the Terms of sale found hereafter, and any of our effective directives, forms the whole agreement of the parties with respect to the subject material hereof.  No agreement by either party of any violation here below is an agreement of any previous or successive violation.  The parts denoted here are for practicality and expediency only. They are not of legal influence of outcome.  If any condition of this agreement is considered void by law court, such annulment will not influence the coercion of any other conditions found in this agreement.  The rest of the contents of this agreement will remain in effect.  The failure of either party to employ any of its rights under this agreement shall not be considered as a penalty of such rights or any other rights given here below.

 

  1. Adjudication

By using our website, the shopper consents that: (1) any comment, clash or disagreement the shopper may have against BookBeirut S.A.R.L, resulting from this agreement, our website or any peripheral hyperlinks, or purchase or any voucher, shall be settled under the Lebanese Law and Lebanese judges; (2) the arbitration shall take place in the Lebanese Territories; (3) the judge shall apply Lebanese laws and shall respect claims of honor acknowledged at law; (4) there shall be no influence for any claims to be judged on a class or representative basis; (5) in case the shopper can prove that fees of adjudication or arbitration will be exorbitant compared to the fees of the lawsuit, BookBeirut S.A.R.L will settle as much as the shopper’s demanded fees in correlation with the adjudication as the judge sees it necessary to avoid the exorbitant cost of the adjudication; (6) with the exemption of point (4), if this adjudication or any of its part seems void, or illegal and opposes with the Rules and Procedures of the Lebanese Law, then the stability of this adjudication shall remain effective and shall be read as per its terms as if the void and illegal conditions were not included herein. If, this adjudication is void or illegal, then the whole adjudication is also void and the shopper and BookBeirut S.A.R.L are no more allowed to adjudicate their clash.

 

II.                Terms of sale

The vouchers (“voucher”) that the shopper prints from our website or any peripheral hyperlink, or any other website related with BookBeirut S.A.R.L are promotional vouchers.  They are bought from our authorized merchants (“Merchants”) through BookBeirut S.A.R.L traded for products/services at a discounted price.

To use BookBeirut S.A.R.L and place an order for a voucher from a Merchant, you will need first to create an account. Please view our Privacy Policy to have more information about what personal information we collect and how we use them.  Creating an account is crucial because it helps you to print your orders, review past purchases, amend your data and to guarantee the use of the voucher.  The purchase of the voucher follows the terms and conditions stated here below.

The voucher you bought through our website is redeemable for products/services by the Merchant.  To note that the Merchant is the seller of the voucher and the products/services and not BookBeirut S.A.R.L.  Hence, the Merchant is alone responsible to redeem the bought voucher.  BookBeirut S.A.R.L links the Merchant to the shopper.

BookBeirut S.A.R.L controls the financial transactions done by the shoppers.

 

  1. Terms and conditions for Restaurant-specific vouchers

 “Restaurant” is related to the Merchant who offers food and beverages for sale to shoppers (holders of vouchers).

  • The Restaurant sets the redemption frequency and it will be displayed on the voucher offer on the website
  • The Restaurant is solely responsible for selling specific vouchers for alcoholic beverages which is subject to obedience with pertained law.
  • Unless mentioned by the Restaurant, the shopper cannot combine vouchers with any other restaurant voucher, third party certificates, coupons or promotions
  • Unless agreed upon with the Restaurant, restaurant specific vouchers are not to be used for taxes, tips or previous balances.
  • BookBeirut S.A.R.L and the Restaurant are not responsible in case the shopper loses his voucher, and in case the voucher or its number is stolen
  • Reproducing, selling or trading a Restaurant voucher is not allowed only if it is in agreement with the pertained law.
  • The voucher is used once
  • The Restaurant voucher will be annulled in case it is not consistent with our terms and conditions.
  • You should redeem the voucher for its face value.  There will be no credit or cash for the difference between the face value and the amount redeemed. 
  • Always check the expiry date of the voucher.  Vouchers that have exceeded their expiry date can still be used in one condition: paying the full amount and not the discounted amount anymore.  Let’s say you have a voucher with a face value of $50 instead of $100.  After the expiry, you can still enjoy the experience by visiting the Merchant. You will be entitled to pay $50 along with your voucher.

 

  1. Terms and conditions for the other Merchants (Non-restaurant)
  • The Merchant voucher is applied to the product sold but not the handling and delivery charges.
  • The voucher can be redeemed once unless otherwise advised by the Merchant.
  • BookBeirut S.A.R.L and the Restaurant are not responsible in case the shopper loses his voucher, and in case the voucher or its number is stolen
  • Unless mentioned by the Merchant, the shopper cannot combine vouchers with any other  vouchers, third party certificates, coupons or promotions
  • Reproducing, selling or trading a Restaurant voucher is not allowed only if it is in agreement with the pertained law
  • The voucher will be annulled in case it is not consistent with our terms and conditions.
  • Always check the expiry date of the voucher.  Vouchers that have exceeded their expiry date can still be used in one condition: paying the full amount and not the discounted amount anymore.  Let’s say you have a voucher with a face value of $50 instead of $100.  After the expiry, you can still enjoy the experience by visiting the Merchant. You will be entitled to pay.

 

  1. Additional Term and conditions for all BookBeirut S.A.R.L Vouchers

All the vouchers issued from BookBeirut S.A.R.L follow the terms and conditions of BookBeirut S.A.R.L and its authorized Merchants.  The Merchants are the sellers of the products/service which you are buying.

The Merchant, being the seller of the voucher, is fully responsible for any complaints caused by their product/service as such injury, sickness, impairment, claims, and costs.  You shall free and dismiss BookBeirut S.A.R.L