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Effective Date: 1st March 2023
Welcome to www.bookl.ee (referred to as the "Site" or "Website"). These terms and conditions ("Terms") are provided by Booklee, owned and operated by Booklee from Latvia. By using this Site, you agree to comply with and be bound by these Terms. Please read them carefully.
Thank you for choosing Booklee! Throughout these Terms, "we," "us," "platform," "Booklee," or "our" refers to Booklee, and "you"or "User" refers to the customer or user of the Site.
Booklee provides a link-in-bio website builder specifically designed for short-term rentals and hotels. Our platform allows you to create a page for your property with a unique handle (e.g., bookl.ee/yourproperty) and provides ready-to-use widgets tailored to the hospitality industry. These widgets include customizable links, review aggregation, and links to multiple booking listings. Booklee offers monthly/yearly subscriptions with three payment plans.
Booklee is available only to individuals orentities that can lawfully enter into contracts on the Internet. By using or engaging with the website, you confirm that you are permitted by the applicable laws in your jurisdiction to use and/or engage with the website.
We accept all major payment methods, including:
- Visa (credit and debit cards)
- MasterCard (credit and debit cards)
- American Express
- Any other payment method displayed on our Site
Please note that we reserve the right to add or change our payment methods at our sole discretion.
Booklee SIA's subscription plans for its website builder service are offered on a no-refund basis. All subscription fees are non-refundable, and no refunds or credits will be issued for any reason, including unused portions of subscription periods, early termination, or failure to use the service. You may cancel your subscription at any time by contacting our customer support team at [email protected]. It is your responsibility to cancel your subscription on time, and we will not issue any refunds or credits for failure to do so. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our customer support team.
You agree to use the Site and Services only for purposes that are permitted by these Terms and in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and generally accepted practices or guidelines in the relevant jurisdictions. The Site and Services are intended for your non-commercial, non-exclusive, non-assignable, non-transferable, and limited personal use.
You agree not to:
- Access the Services through any means other than the provided interface by Booklee;
- Gain unauthorized access to Booklee's computer system or engage in any activity that interferes with the performance, functionality, or security of the Site, Services, Booklee's networks, and computer systems;
- Access the Site or Services through any automated means or with any automated features or devices, including scripts or web crawlers;
- Access or collect personally identifiable information, including names and email addresses, for any purpose, including commercial use;
- Reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade, or resell any aspect of the Site or Services;
- Reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade, or resell any products or services
When using the Website, you may contribute content such as reviews and other information ("User Content").Booklee acknowledges that User Content belongs to you, and by providing User Content, you grant Booklee a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, and perpetual license to use, copy, modify, display, and distribute User Content in connection with the Website and Booklee's business.
It is your responsibility to ensure that your content does not (i) contain any false or misleading information, with the intention or design to deceive or likely to deceive a reasonable person, (ii) result in a violation of any laws or legal obligations by either party, and (iii) tarnish our reputation or cause damage to our reputation.
Furthermore, your content should not include any viruses or other malicious code, files, or programs that are intended to disrupt or harm the functionality of the Platform or any other software, hardware, or device.
To ensure a positive user experience, please refrain from engaging in the following activities:
- Reselling or commercially using this Site or its contents.
- Modifying, adapting, reverse engineering, decompiling, or converting any content on the Site.
- Copying, imitating, reproducing, distributing, publishing, downloading, displaying, performing, posting, or transmitting any content on the Site without proper authorization.
- Using any data mining, bots, spiders, automated tools, or similar methods to extract information from the Site or interfere with its functionality.
Please use this Site responsibly and at your own risk. You are solely responsible for your use of this Site, including your communication and activities. In case of prohibited activities, disrespectful behavior, or violations of the Terms and Conditions, we reserve the right to deny you access to the Site temporarily or permanently, and our decision in this matter will be final.
If you create an account on this Site, please ensure that your account handle is suitable for all audiences and does not infringe upon anyone's intellectual property rights. It should not be inappropriate, vulgar, obscene, or intended for future profit by using the name of another person, brand, or company (also known as "Domain Squatting"). If any issues arise regarding your handle, we will assess the situation reasonably and may request you to change it. Failure to comply may result in the suspension or cancellation of your account. In cases where an intellectual property report alleges that your handle violates someone's rights, you can respond with a counter notice. If you haven't logged in or had any activity on your account in the last six months, we may reclaim or reassign your handle after contacting you.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password(s) and restricting access to your computer. When providing information during registration, ensure it is current, complete, and accurate. Booklee is not responsible for any errors or delays caused by outdated or incorrect information. Passwords are confidential and must be kept secure. Do not disclose your Password to others or allow them to access the Site using your Password. Notify Booklee immediately of any security breach or unauthorized use of your account. Booklee cannot be held responsible and disclaims liability for any information you post or display on the Site.
Your use of the Site does not grant you any rights concerning the copyright, designs, trademarks, or other intellectual property mentioned or displayed on the Site ("Content"). All Content, including third-party trademarks, designs, and intellectual property rights, are protected by national intellectual property laws. Unauthorized reproduction, redistribution, or use of the Content is prohibited and may lead to legal consequences. You may use the Content only with prior written and express authorization from Booklee. For inquiries about using the Content, please contact us at [email protected].
In addition to the intellectual property rights mentioned above, "Content" includes graphics, photographs (including image rights), sounds, music, videos, audios, and text present on the Site.
To the fullest extent permissible under applicable law, Booklee explicitly disclaims all warranties and representations, express or implied. This includes warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or use regarding the Site and its content, including information, data, software, or products contained therein, or the results obtained from their use or the performance thereof. Booklee disclaims warranties or conditions arising through the course of dealing and warranties or conditions of uninterrupted or error-free access or use. The Site and all its contents and components are provided on an "as is" basis, and your use of the Site is at your own risk.
You agree that Booklee shall not be liable to you or any third party for any lost profits, incidental, consequential, punitive, special, or indirect damages arising out of or in connection with the Site or the Terms and Conditions, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. This limitation on liability includes, but is not limited to, errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies in any Content, loss or damage incurred due to your use of or reliance on the Content, transmission of bugs, viruses, or other harmful components, unauthorized access to or use of the Site or personal/financial information, or any force majeure events.
You agree to indemnify and hold Booklee, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, and employees harmless from any suit, action, claim, demand, penalty, or loss, including reasonable attorney's fees, arising from or related to your use of the Site, breach of the Terms and Conditions, violation of any law or rights of a third party.
In the event of a dispute arising from these terms or any contract between you and us, you agree to attempt mediation in good faith before commencing arbitration or litigation.
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Latvia.
We reserve the right to update and revise these Terms and Conditions at any time. Your continued use of the Site constitutes your acceptance of the amended or revised Terms and Conditions, so it is advisable to review them regularly.
By visiting the Site or sending us emails, you consent to receive communications from us electronically. All agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications provided to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communication be in writing.
If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is deemed invalid, void, or unenforceable, that provision shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.
Booklee may assign, transfer, or subcontract its rights and obligations under these terms without your consent or notice. You shall not be permitted to assign, transfer, or subcontract any of your rights and obligations under this agreement.
Booklee is not liable for any delays caused by circumstances beyond its control, such as labor disputes, extreme weather, acts of war, technical problems, or other unforeseeable events.
These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire understanding and agreement between you and Booklee regarding
the subject matter and supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written.
This agreement becomes effective when you first access the Site and remains in effect until terminated as per its terms. Violations of this agreement may result in immediate termination and denial or revocation of your access to the Site. Upon termination, your right to use the Site shall be revoked, but disclaimers, limitations of liability, indemnities, and rights of ownership and licenses to Booklee shall survive.
For any questions, complaints, queries, or to report any violations, please send an email to [email protected].
Effective date: 1st March 2023
We take data protection very seriously and abide by the Latvia Privacy Laws, EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other relevant privacy laws that govern our jurisdiction. The data controller within the meaning of Article 4 (7) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which is responsible for the processing of your personal data is Booklee SIA.
Personal information you provide to us. Personal information you may provide to us through the Service or otherwise includes:
Data from other sources. We may also collect information about you from:
Automatic Collection. We and our service providers may automatically log information about you, your computer or mobile device, and your activity occurring on or through the Sites, such as:
Cookies and similar technologies. Some of our automatic data collection is facilitated by cookies and similar technologies.
Referrals. Users of the Service may have the opportunity to refer friends or other contacts to us. If you are an existing user, you may only submit a referral if you have permission to provide their contact information to us so that we may contact them.
Service delivery. We may use your personal information to:
Direct Marketing. We may use your personal information to send you Booklee related marketing communications as permitted by law. You will have the ability to opt-out of our marketing and promotional communications as described in the Your Choices section below.
For research and development. We may use your personal information for research and development purposes, including to analyze and improve the Service and our business.
To create anonymous data. We may create aggregated, de-identified or other anonymous data records from your personal information and other individuals whose personal information we collect. We make personal information into anonymous data by excluding information (such as your name) that makes the data personally identifiable to you. We may use this anonymous data and share it with third parties for our lawful business purposes, including to analyze and improve the Service and promote our business.
To comply with laws and regulations. We use your personal information as we believe necessary or appropriate to comply with applicable laws, lawful requests, and legal process, such as to respond to subpoenas or requests from government authorities.
For compliance, fraud prevention and safety. We may use your personal information and disclose it to law enforcement, government authorities, and private parties as we believe necessary or appropriate to: (a) protect our, your or others’ rights, privacy, safety or property (including by making and defending legal claims); (b) audit our internal processes for compliance with legal and contractual requirements; (c) enforce the terms and conditions that govern the Service; and (d) protect, investigate and deter against fraudulent, harmful, unauthorized, unethical or illegal activity, including cyber-attacks and identity theft.
With your consent. In some cases, we may specifically ask for your consent to collect, use or share your personal information, such as when required by law.
HOW WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Service providers. Companies and individuals that provide services on our behalf or help us operate the Service or our business (such as service fulfillment, customer support, hosting, analytics, email delivery, marketing, database management services, returns processing and risk and fraud mitigation).
Advertising partners. Third party advertising companies that collect information about your activity on the Site and other online services to help us advertise our services, and/or use hashed customer lists that we share with them to deliver ads to them and similar users on their platforms.
Third party platforms. Social media and other third-party platforms that you connect to the Service, such as when you use options to access the Service by logging into a social media platform. Please note, we do not control the third party’s use of your personal information.
The public. Other users of the Service and the public when you disclose personal information for public use. We do not control how other users or third parties use any personal information that you make available to them. Please be aware that any information you post publicly can be cached, copied, screen captured or stored elsewhere by others (e.g., search engines) before you have a chance to edit or remove it.
Professional advisors. Professional advisors, such as lawyers, bankers, auditors and insurers where necessary in the course of the professional services that they render to us.
Authorities and others. Law enforcement, government authorities, and private parties, as we believe in good faith to be necessary or appropriate to comply with law or for the compliance, fraud prevention and safety purposes described above.
Business transferees. We may sell, transfer, or otherwise share some or all of your personal information in connection with or during negotiation of any merger, financing, acquisition or dissolution, transaction or proceeding involving sale, transfer, divestiture, or disclosure of all or a portion of our business or assets, or in the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership.
In this section, we describe the rights and choices available to all users.
Accessor update your account information. If you have registered for an account with us, you may review and update certain personal information in your account profile by logging into the account.
Opt out of marketing communications. You may opt out of marketing-related emails by following the opt-out or unsubscribe instructions located at the bottom of the email. You may continue to receive service-related and other non-marketing emails. If you receive marketing text messages from us, you may opt out of receiving further marketing text messages from us by replying STOP to our marketing message.
Cookies. Most browsers let you remove and/or stop accepting cookies from the websites you visit. To do this, follow the instructions in your browser’s settings.
Advertising Choices. You may opt-out of interest-based advertising.
Do Not Track. Some Internet browsers may be configured to send “Do Not Track” signals to the online services that you visit. We currently do not respond to “Do Not Track” or similar signals. To find out more about “Do Not Track,” please visit http://www.allaboutdnt.com
Privacy settings and location data. Users of our App can disable our access to their device’s precise geo-location in their mobile device settings.
Choosing not to share your personal information. If you do not provide information that we need to provide the Service, we may not be able to provide you with the Service or certain features. We will tell you what information you must provide to receive the Service when we request it.
Third-party platforms or social media networks. If you choose to create an account through or connect the Service with another third-party platform, you may have the ability to limit the information that we may obtain from the third-party at the time you log in to the Service using the third-party’s authentication service or otherwise connect your account. You may also be able to control your settings through the third-party’s platform or service after you have connected your accounts.
OTHER SITES, MOBILE APPLICATIONS AND SERVICES
The Sites may contain links to other websites and online services operated by third parties. These links are not an endorsement of, or representation that we are affiliated with, any third party. In addition, our content may be included on web pages or online services that are not associated with us. We do not control third party websites or online services, and we are not responsible for their actions. Other websites and services follow different rules regarding the collection, use and sharing of your personal information. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of the other websites and online services you use.
Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Services. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy Terms web page: Google Privacy Terms Page
The security of your personal information is important to us. We employ a number of organizational, technical and physical safeguards designed to protect the personal information we collect. However, security risk is in herentin all internet and information technologies and we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information.
INTERNATIONAL DATA TRANSFERS
Bookleeis headquartered in Latvia and may have service providers in other countries. The data can be transferred to other countries.
The Service is not intended for use by children under 18 years of age, and we do not knowingly collect information about children under age 18 through the Service. If we learn that we have collected personal information of a child without the consent of the child’s parent or guardian as required by law, we will delete it.
DATA PROTECTION RIGHTS UNDER THE GDPR
Booklee is committed to ensuring fair and transparent processing. That is why it is important to us that data subjects can not only exercise their right to object but also the following rights where the respective legal requirements are satisfied:
To exercise your right, please contact us as indicated in the "Contact Us" section below.
In order to be able to process your request, as well as for identification purposes, please note that we will use your personal information in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 (c) of the GDPR.
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority pursuant to Art. 77 GDPR in combination with Section 19 GDPR.
We are required by the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) to provide to California residents an explanation of how we collect, use and share their Personal Information, and of the rights and choices, we offer to California residents concerning that Personal Information.
Your California privacy rights. The CCPA grants California residents the following rights. However, these rights are not absolute, and in certain cases we may decline your request as permitted by law.
You are entitled to exercise the rights described above free from discrimination in the form of legally prohibited increases in the price or decreases in the quality of our Service.
How to exercise your California rights. You may exercise your California privacy rights described above as follows:
We cannot process your request if you do not provide us with sufficient detail to allow us to understand and respond to it.
Sharing your personal information
We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others in accordance with the CCPA. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.
FOR USERS FROM UK – ICO UK
If you are a UK resident and want to learn more about your rights or we have not resolved your query regarding your Personal Data, you should contact theInformation Commissioner’s Office information line on (0044) 303 123 1113 or visit their website atico.org.uk/.
What are cookies?
Cookies do not contain any personal or confidential information about you.
The types of cookies that we may use include:
Session cookiesSession cookies last only for the duration of your visit and are deleted when you close your browser. These facilitate various tasks such as allowing a website to identify that a user of a particular device is navigating from page to page, supporting website security or basic functionality.
Persistent cookies last after you have closed your browser, and allow a website to remember your actions and preferences. Sometimes persistent cookies are used by websites to provide targeted advertising based upon the browsing history of the device.
We use persistent cookies to allow us to analyze users visit to our site. These cookies help us to understand how customers arrive at and use our site so we can improve the overall service.
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, and ensuring the security of your experience. Without these cookies services you have asked for, such as applying for products and managing your accounts, cannot be provided. These cookies don’t gather information about you for the purposes of marketing.
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. All information these cookies collect is only used to improve how a website works, the user experience and to optimize our advertising. By using our websites you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device, however you can block these cookies using your browser settings.
These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your username). The information these cookies collect is anonymized (i.e. it does not contain your name, address etc.) and they do not track your browsing activity across other websites. By using our websites you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device, however you can block these cookies using your browser settings.
These cookies collect several pieces of information about your browsing habits. [They are usually placed by third party advertising networks]. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organizations such as media publishers. These organizations do this in order to provide you with targeted adverts more relevant to you and your interests.
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, seeaboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit our website or use our Platform and some services and functionalities we offer may not work.
To restrict or handle cookies, please see the ‘Help’ section of your internet browser.
For any further information, please contact us [email protected]