This Website, the domain name (www.ithaka.travel) (“Website”), subdomains, features, contents and application services, including without limitation to any mobile application services , offered from time to time by Ithaka in connection therewith, unless otherwise specifically provided, are owned and operated by Ithaka.
If you link to this Website, Ithaka may revoke your rights to so link at any time, at Ithaka’s sole discretion. Ithaka reserves the right to require its prior written consent before linking to this Website.
If we agree to grant you access to this Website and/or the Content, such access shall be non-exclusive, non-transferable and limited licence to access this Website in accordance with these Terms and Use. We may, at our absolute discretion and at any time, without prior notice to you, amend or remove or alter the presentation, substance or functionality of any part or all of the Content from this Website.
You shall abide by all copyright notices, trademark rules, information, and restrictions contained in this Website and the Content accessed through this Website, and shall not use, copy, reproduce, modify, translate, publish, broadcast, transmit, distribute, perform, upload, display, license, sell or otherwise exploit for any purposes whatsoever this Website or the Content or third party submissions or other proprietary rights not owned by you (i) without the express prior written consent of the respective owners; and (ii) in any way that violates any third party rights.
Ithaka cannot guarantee the identity of any other user with whom you may interact in the course of using this Website. Ithaka cannot guarantee the authenticity and accuracy of any content, materials or information which other users or the Operators may provide. All Content accessed by you using this Website is at your own risk and you will be solely responsible for any damage or loss to any party resulting therefrom.
Under no circumstances will Ithaka be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred in connection with use of or exposure to any Content posted, emailed, accessed, transmitted, or otherwise made available via this Website.
All intellectual property rights subsisting in respect of this Website belong to Ithaka or have been licensed to Ithaka for use on this Website. This Website, the Services and the Content are protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights as collective works and/or compilations, pursuant to applicable copyright laws, international conventions, and other intellectual property laws. You undertake that:
In the course of accessing this Website or using the Services, you may provide information which may be used by Ithaka and/or the Operators in connection with the Services and which may be visible to other users of this Websites. You understand that by posting information or content on the Website or otherwise providing content, materials or information to Ithaka and/or the Operators in connection with the Services (collectively, “User Submissions”),
You represent, warrant and undertake to Ithaka that you will not provide any User Submission or otherwise use this Website or the Services in a manner that:
Ithaka reserves the right to remove any User Submission from this Website at any time, for any reason (including, but not limited to, upon receipt of claims or allegations from third parties or authorities relating to such User Submission or if Ithaka is concerned that you may have breached any of the preceding representations, warranties or undertakings), or for no reason at all.
You remain solely responsible for all User Submission that you upload, post, email, transmit, or otherwise disseminate using, or in connection with, this Website, and you further represent, warrant and undertaking to Ithaka that you possess all rights necessary to provide such User Submission to Ithaka and to grant Ithaka the rights to use such User Submission on this Website or otherwise in connection with providing the Services.
You acknowledge and agree that you shall be solely responsible for your own User Submission and the consequences of posting or publishing all of your User Submission on this Website. You represent, warrant and undertake to Ithaka that:
In the course of using the Services, you may be required to open and maintain with us an account (the “User Account”). You may purchase credits through the User Account and the outstanding credits in your User Account can be applied to book or purchase the Services through this Website at your discretion. Our policy for credit usage is set out below:
Ithaka reserves the right to deny and cancel bookings or purchases of any Services that are deemed in violation of this policy. Such a determination is at Ithaka’s sole discretion. Ithaka intends to, but is not obliged to, offer or procure the Operators to offer the Services to you at the best price available on the market. You acknowledge and agree that all taxes and additional fees for particular Services that may be payable for using the Services are expressly excluded in determining the best price.
Whilst the Operators are required to provide us with accurate and updated prices of the Services on this Website, however, Ithaka cannot guarantee that all prices for the Services provided by the Operators are accurate and updated and Ithaka absolves itself of any liability that may arise in this regard.
Through this Website, you may purchase from Ithaka by using the credit to purchase vouchers for the Services (“Vouchers”) offered by the Operators in your country (“Operators”). Subject to the policy of the relevant Operator, you will receive an email confirmation of your purchase that will contain a Voucher confirmation number (“Confirmation Number”) and a printable version of your Voucher.
In order to use your Voucher, you must appear in person at the meeting point designated by the relevant Operator on time, and present such documents and/or information as may be required by the Operator, that may include your Confirmation Number and/or your printed Voucher. If you fail to appear on time or provide the required documents or information, no refunds will be granted.
An Operator may also require you to provide identification document bearing your photo in order to use your Voucher. Neither Ithaka nor Operator is responsible for the loss, destroying or theft of Vouchers or Confirmation Numbers. Vouchers will be void if the relevant Services to be provided are prohibited by law. If you attempt to use a Voucher in any unlawful manner whatsoever .Operator may refuse to accept your Voucher, and no refunds will be granted.
You may cancel your Voucher by contacting Ithaka customer service within the cancellation period, as stated at the time of purchase on the Website and app. Cancellation windows vary on a case by case basis. A Voucher cancelled with the required notice will be refunded as per the cancellation terms applicable thereof to the credit card or debit card you used to purchase such Voucher.
The Operators, and not Ithaka, is the offeror of the Services for the Events (and to which Vouchers corresponding to), and is solely responsible for accepting or rejecting any Voucher you purchase and providing all such Services relating thereto.
Please consult the Operator if you have any enquiry or complaint in respect of the Service you received in connection with your Voucher. Except as expressly set forth herein, all fees paid for Vouchers are non-refundable. Prices quoted for Vouchers are in the currency stated on the Website at any time prior to purchase.
Ithaka reserves the right to require payment of fees or charges for any Services offered by Ithaka. You shall pay all applicable fees or charges, as set out on this Website, or are otherwise applicable, in connection with such Services selected by you. Ithaka reserves the right to change its price list for fees or charges at any time .Your use (or continue to use) of the Services offered by Ithaka following such notification constitutes your acceptance of any new or revised fees or charges.
ITHAKA HAS NO SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP WITH OR FIDUCIARY DUTY TO YOU FOR ACCESSING AND USING THIS WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ITHAKA HAS NO CONTROL OVER, AND NO DUTY TO TAKE ANY ACTION REGARDING: WHICH USERS GAIN ACCESS TO THIS WEBSITE; WHAT CONTENT YOU ACCESS VIA THIS WEBSITE; WHAT EFFECTS THE CONTENT MAY HAVE ON YOU; HOW YOU MAY INTERPRET OR USE THE CONTENT; OR WHAT ACTIONS YOU MAY TAKE AS A RESULT OF HAVING BEEN EXPOSED TO THE CONTENT.
ITHAKA SHALL NOT BE LIABLE AND YOU AGREE TO RELEASE ITHAKA FROM ALL LIABILITY FOR YOU HAVING ACQUIRED OR NOT ACQUIRED THE CONTENT THROUGH THIS WEBSITE. THIS WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT MAY CONTAIN, OR DIRECT YOU TO WEBSITES CONTAINING, INFORMATION THAT YOU MAY FIND OFFENSIVE OR INAPPROPRIATE. ITHAKA MAKES NO REPRESENTATION CONCERNING ANY CONTENT CONTAINED IN OR ACCESSED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, AND ITHAKA WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR THE ACCURACY, COPYRIGHT COMPLIANCE, LEGALITY OR DECENCY OF MATERIAL CONTAINED IN OR ACCESSED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE SERVICES MAY BE OFFERED BY THE OPERATORS OR OTHER THIRD PARTY AND SUGGESTIONS OR RECOMMENDATIONS MAY BE GIVEN BY THE OPERATORS OR USERS OF THIS WEBSITE. ITHAKA MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY REGARDING THE ACCURACY OF DESCRIPTIONS ANYWHERE ON THE SERVICES, OR REGARDING SUGGESTIONS OR RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE SERVICES OFFERED OR PURCHASED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE.
THE SERVICES, CONTENT, WEBSITE, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OBTAINED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, AND ANY SOFTWARE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS. UNLESS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED ON THIS WEBSITE AND TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE SERVICES, CONTENT, WEBSITE, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OBTAINED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF OPERATORS ABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR THAT USE OF THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE.
As a condition to using some aspects of the Services, you may be required to register with Ithaka and select a password and username (“Ithaka User ID”). If you are accessing the Services through a third party site or service, Ithaka may require that your Ithaka User ID be the same as your user name for such third party site or service.
Ithaka reserves the right to refuse registration of or cancel a Ithaka User ID in its sole discretion. You shall be solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password.
We shall, if deemed necessary by Ithaka in its sole discretion, participate in the defence of any claim or action and any negotiations for settlement. You will not make any settlement that may adversely affect our rights or obligations without our prior written approval. We reserve the right to assume exclusive defence and control of any claim or action.
We will not be responsible for any injury, illness, death, loss os any nature, damage, expense, cost or other sum or claim of any description whatsoever which results, including without limitation, from any of the following:
Bookings on placements are accepted on the understanding that you appreciate the possible risks inherent in working in difficult conditions, remote locations, extreme climate conditions, with animals, and that you undertake the work, tours, treks or expeditions featured in the programme at you own volition and you shall not, at any time whatsoever, hold Ithaka responsible or liable for the aforesaid.
In addition, we will not be responsible where you do not enjoy your placement or where any problems you suffered did not result from any breach of our contract by us.Please note we do not accept responsibility for any services, which do not form part of our contract.
This Website may contain links to third party websites or services (“Third Party Websites”) that are not owned or controlled by Ithaka, or the Services may be accessible by logging in through a Third Party Website. Links to Third Party Websites do not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by us of such Third Party Websites or the information, products, advertising or other materials available on those Third Party Websites.
Ithaka has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, accuracy, privacy policies, or practices of or opinions expressed in any Third Party Websites. In addition, Ithaka will not monitor, verify, censor or edit the content of any Third Party Website. By using the Services, you expressly relieve and hold harmless Ithaka from any and all liability arising from your use of any Third Party Website.
Your interactions with organizations and/or individuals found on or through the Services (including without limitation the Operators), including payment and delivery of goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such organizations and/or individuals, and Ithaka does not take any responsibility in this regard.
You are required to make appropriate and necessary investigation before proceeding with any online or offline transaction with any of these third parties.
You agree that Ithaka shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings. If there is a dispute between participants on this site, or between users and any third party, you understand and agree that Ithaka is under no obligation to be involved. In the event that you have a dispute with one or more other users or third parties, you hereby release Ithaka, its holding companies, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, agents, and successors in rights from claims, demands, and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind or nature, known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected, disclosed or undisclosed, arising out of or in any way related to such disputes.
It is the responsibility of all passengers, regardless of nationality and destination, to check with the consulate of the country they are visiting for current entry requirements. As visa and health requirements are subject to change without notice, we recommend that you verify health and visa requirements with the appropriate consulate prior to your departure.
We strongly recommend that you purchase a comprehensive travel insurance policy prior to departure.
You agree to, irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the exclusive jurisdiction to the courts and tribunals in Bangalore, India. You irrevocably waive any objection now or in future, to the laying of the venue of any proceedings in the courts and tribunals in Bangalore, India.
Notwithstanding anything contained herein, shall limit the right of Ithaka to take proceedings in any other court or tribunal of competent jurisdiction, not shall the taking of proceedings in one or more jurisdictions preclude the taking of proceedings in any other jurisdiction whether concurrently or not and you irrevocably waive any objection you may have now or in future to the laying of the venue of any proceedings and any claim that any such proceedings have been brought in an inconvenient forum.
The failure of Ithaka to exercise, in any respect, any right provided for herein shall not be deemed a waiver of any further rights hereunder. Ithaka shall not be liable for any failure to perform its obligations hereunder where such failure results from any cause beyond Ithaka’s reasonable control, including, without limitation, mechanical, electronic or communications failure or degradation (including “line-noise” interference).
Headings for each section have been included above for your convenience, but such headings do not have any legal meaning, and may not accurately reflect the content of the provisions they precede.
On certain of its Sites, Ithaka may offer members the ability to earn credits or discounts ("Referral Credits") toward future bookings on the Ithaka Sites when they invite friends to become members of a Ithaka Site and those friends make a qualifying sent through an authorized Ithaka invitation channel (e.g. an invitation sent through Ithaka's website, Facebook or another social media channel supported by Ithaka). You may only earn Referral Credits via Ithaka’s authorized member invite mechanisms. Referrals outside of Ithaka authorized channels will not result in any Referral Credit. You understand that Referral Credits are not transferable, may not be auctioned, bartered or sold, may not be pooled with other members. You will only receive Referral Credit for the first qualifying booking made by a friend who makes his or her first booking on the Ithaka Sites as a result of an invite from you via a Ithaka authorized channel. If your friend does not follow the directions in the invite email or other valid invite mechanism to accept the invitation, you may not receive Referral Credit.
You agree that having multiple Ithaka accounts is a violation of these Terms and Conditions and that sending invites to alternate email addresses or accounts or otherwise attempting to circumvent Ithaka's referral credit program system may, without limiting any other Ithaka rights or remedies, result in forfeiture of your membership and all Referral Credits in your account. Ithaka reserves the right to void referrals and Referral Credits earned if we suspect, at our sole discretion, that the referrals or Referral Credits were earned in a fraudulent manner, in a manner that violates these Terms and Conditions or in a manner otherwise not intended by Ithaka. You shall not conduct your own promotion in connection with our referral credit program. You shall not engage in any promotional, marketing, or other advertising activities on behalf of Ithaka, including by using any trademarks of Ithaka.
The referral credit program is void where prohibited by law. Ithaka reserves the right to modify or terminate the referral credit program at any time at its sole discretion. Should there be any tax liability for the accumulation and/or use of Referral Credits, such taxes are the sole responsibility of the participant. You understand that your account may not accurately reflect the Referral Credits you have actually earned. Ithaka will have no liability for any errors displayed in your account.