Terms & Conditions

The website www.thehandlebars.in and its Android App "TheHandleBars" (the "Website") is owned and developed by Alorra  (the "Company"). The Company is the lawful owner of the Website, its domain name, the software and all intellectual property connected to the Website.

This document sets out the terms and conditions for usage of the website www.thehandlebars.in (the "Website") and the mobile application version of the Website (the "MobileApp") by the user (the "User") of the Website who may either be a customer availing services (the "Customer") or a service provider (the "Service Provider") which will be providing services to the Customer. The term "User" shall, unless repugnant to the context thereof, refer to both the Customer and the Service Provider.

Please read the following terms and conditions relating to your use of the Website carefully. The Terms and Conditions set out herein which are applicable to the use of the Website shall also be applicable to the use of the MobileApp. By using the Website and/or by downloading the MobileApp on a handphone, laptop or any other device, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use ("Terms & Conditions"). You undertake that your usage of the Website and/or the MobileApp shall be strictly in accordance with these Terms & Conditions, the Privacy Policy (which forms part of the Terms & Conditions) and all additional policies and agreements that apply to specific sections of the Website or to the services available through the Website. Accessing the Website in any manner, including but not limited to, downloading the MobileApp on a handphone, laptop or any other device constitutes use of the Website and the User’s agreement to be bound by these Terms & Conditions.

The Company reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove parts of these Terms & Conditions at any time. The Company will post the revised Terms & Conditions at the Website as and when such Terms & Conditions are modified. The User is advised to periodically check these Terms & Conditions for changes. By the User’s continuous usage of the Website, he/she/it is deemed to have accepted the Terms & Conditions as and when modified by the Company.

If it is found that there is any noncompliance with these Terms & Conditions at any time, the Company reserves the right to terminate the User’s access to the Website. The User agrees that any termination or cancellation of the User’s access to or use of, the Website may be affected without prior notice. Further, the User agrees that the Company shall not be liable to the User or any third-party for any termination or cancellation of the User’s access to, or use of, the Website.

 

Usage of the Website

 

All the materials available on the Website including text, photographs, videos, software, graphics, music, questions, comments, feedback and other information (collectively, "Content"), are the property of the Company and are protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. The User shall not reproduce, republish, disseminate or transmit the Content in any manner, including electronically or in written form, to third parties.

 

The Company shall collect requisite data as may be required to fulfill the service requirements of the User and shall send communications to the Users through their mobile number and/or their email address in order to regularly update the User regarding the status of the request/order placed/made by the User through the Website.

Please help the company protect its intellectual property and the privacy and security of the information available on the website by not sharing your username, password and login information with anyone.

 

Disclaimers

 

The content communicated or available at the Website is not against any religion, community, sect or caste. In particular, the Company does not promote any religion, caste, creed or political party. The Company shall not be responsible for any noncompliance with applicable laws of obtaining of requisite licenses by the Service Provider etc. The Customer shall indemnify the Company against all damage and loss caused to the Company (including costs of contesting legal proceedings) on account of any claim brought against the Company on the ground of noncompliance with applicable law relating to the provision of tour services by the Service Provider to the Customer.

 

The information and content disseminated through the Website are provided as is and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. The Company does not seek to endorse any of the Service Providers, products or services featured on the Website. The information pertaining to each Service Provider which is featured on the Website is based on the information submitted to the Company by such Service Provider and the Company shall not be responsible for any misrepresentation or fraud either by the Customer or by the Service Provider. The Company shall also not be liable for the non-performance of services and other obligations by the Service Provider towards the Customer. If the Customer seeks to recover money paid to the Service Provider through the Website, it shall be the sole responsibility of the Customer to initiate appropriate proceedings for such recovery and the Company shall not be obligated to offer any assistance in this regard. The Company may at its sole discretion offer to arbitrate any dispute between the Customer and the Service Provider without incurring any liability in this regard. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, the Company disclaims all warranties, express or implied.

The Company does not warrant that the Website or any of its functions will be uninterrupted or error-free. While the Company will do its best to ensure smooth and trouble free operation of the Website, it shall not be held responsible for any errors or problems, including but not limited to the Website getting infected with viruses or other harmful components.

The User shall at all times defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Company and its officers from and against any and all claims, causes of action, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses that may be incurred by the Company or its officers as a result of any breach by the User of the Terms & Conditions.

 

Third Party Websites

 

The Website provides links and pointers to other sites maintained by the Service Providers ("Third-Party Websites"). The linking to such Third-Party Websites does not imply an endorsement or sponsorship of such Third-Party Websites or Service Providers, or of the information, products or services offered on or through the Third-Party Websites or Service Providers.

Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available on Third-Party Websites, are those of the respective authors or distributors, and not of the Company. The Company does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any Third-Party Website content. Furthermore, the Company neither endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy and reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement made on any Third-Party Website. As regards any products or services marketed by such third party Service Providers either through their websites or otherwise, the Company shall not be responsible for the quality, quantity, efficacy or timely delivery of such products or services. The Company shall also not be responsible for any misconduct on the part of the Service Providers or for any violation by the Service Providers of any applicable laws, rules or regulations.

The participation, correspondence or business dealings of the Customers with the Service Providers through the Website regarding provision of services and any other terms, conditions, representations or warranties associated with the provision of such services are solely between the Customer and the Service Providers. The Company shall not be responsible or liable for any loss, damage, or other matters of any sort incurred as a result of such dealings.

The Company shall also not be responsible to the Service Providers or any third party for any act or omission of the Customer which results in breach of applicable law or any loss, bodily harm, injury or damage to the Service Providers, its employees or any third party.

 

Standards and Conduct Guidelines -

 

The User agrees not to use the Website to:

 

The User shall hold the Company and its officers indemnified and harmless against any noncompliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations including those relating to Information Technology.

 

Limitation of Liability

 

The user expressly understands that under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall the company or its officers be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, punitive or exemplary damages, or any other damages whatsoever, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses, that result from (i) the use of, or the inability to use, the website, including its services; (ii) any act, omission or commission by the service provider or the customer; (iii) unauthorized access or alteration of the user’s transmissions or data; and (iv) any other matter relating to the website. The user specifically acknowledges and agrees that the company shall not be liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any user. If the user is dissatisfied with the website, the sole and exclusive remedy of the user is to discontinue using the website.

 

Termination

 

The Company may cancel or terminate the User’s right to use the Website or any part of the Website at any time without notice. In the event of cancellation or termination, the User is no longer authorized to access the Website. The restrictions imposed on the User with respect to Content downloaded from the Website and the disclaimers and limitations of liabilities set forth in these Terms & Conditions, shall survive.

 

Miscellaneous Terms

In any action against the Company arising from the use of this Website, the Company shall be entitled to recover all legal expenses incurred in connection with the action, including but not limited to its costs, both taxable and non-taxable, and attorney’s fees.

If any provision of these Terms & Conditions is held to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable by a court of law or any other authority having jurisdiction to adjudicate over these Terms & Conditions, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

 

These Terms & Conditions may be modified only by the Company’s posting of changes to these Terms & Conditions on the Website. Each time the User accesses the Website, he/she/it will be deemed to have accepted any such changes.

The Company shall be entitled to freely assign its rights and obligations under these Terms & Conditions. These Terms & Conditions will inure to the benefit of the successors, assigns and licensees of the Company. Neither this Agreement nor any rights hereunder may be assigned by the User without the prior written consent of the Company.

The failure of either party (the Company or the User) to insist upon or enforce the strict performance of the other party with respect to any provision of these Terms & Conditions, or to exercise any right under the Terms & Conditions, will not be construed as a waiver or relinquishment to any extent of such party’s right to assert or rely upon any such provision or right in that or any other instance; rather, the same will be and remain in full force and effect.

The Courts at Bangalore, India shall have exclusive jurisdiction over all disputes arising out of this Agreement.

If any User has any grievance or issue with regard to the Website, the Customer Service Department of the Company shall address such grievances. The details of the Customer Service Department of the Company are as follows:

Email ID: help@thehandlebars.in

 

Tours

Pricing:

Booking Confirmation will be done against 100% advance payment during booking. Travel Credit cannot be used towards using payment for deposit. Once the payment is done, an invoice will be sent.

Payment Methods – Payment can be made in INR and can be made by debit or credit card/ personal check. We do not accept cash.

Pricing – All pricing is shown in INR and are based on double occupancy. The things included in the pricing is given in our Inclusions and Exclusions section of each trip.

Every participant is required to fill a registration form and indemnity bond prior to the commencement of the trip.

 

Refund and cancellation:

 

- If you cancel 45 days before the trip begins, The Handle Bars will refund 80% of the trip cost.

- If you cancel 30 days before the trip begins, The Handle Bars will refund 50 % of the trip cost.

- If you cancel less than 30 days before the trip begins, or, are not present when the trip begins, there will be no refund.

 

If cancelling outside of 31 days prior to departure, the cancellation fee can be applied as a Travel Credit towards a reservation on a future Handle Bars trip. This Travel Credit is non-transferrable, non-refundable, and only valid for travel within one year of cancellation. Once a Travel Credit has been applied to a trip, it is considered non-refundable.

 

The Handle Bars Traveller’s Code

 

Once you sign up for a tour, make the payment and complete your Traveller Profile, you are required to follow the follow Traveller’s Code:

 

 

All travellers must consent to these regulations. If you do not, then you risk dismissal from the tour. You might be asked to return home at your expense; no refund for the missed tour portion will be offered. If an individual’s health or behaviour hampers the welfare or enjoyment of fellow travellers, then The Handle Bars reserves the right to decline or cancel a reservation.

 

Release of Liability

 

The Handle Bars is not liable for bodily injury or property damage as a result of (but not limited to): collisions with bicycles, pedestrians, or automobiles; physical exertion for which a guest is not prepared; forces of nature; road conditions including but not limited to lack of shoulder and roadway surfaces affected by weather conditions; travel by plane, train, auto, boat, or other conveyance, or by bicycle, ski, horseback, foot, or other form of active or adventure travel; consumption of alcoholic beverages; civil unrest; terrorism; breakdown of equipment; high altitude; lack of or limited access to medical attention in remote locations or the adequacy of medical attention once provided. The Handle Bars is not responsible for loss of passports, tickets, or other documents, or loss of or damage to luggage, personal property, or other passenger belongings.

 

Guests who fail to provide a signed Release of Liability prior to departure will not be permitted to join the trip and standard cancellation policy will apply.

 

Miscellaneous

 

The Handle Bars will make every effort to ensure the accuracy of our publications; however, we cannot be held responsible if there are any printing or typographical errors, including prices.

 

The Handle Bars recognizes that some guests may have severe food allergies. We make every effort to ensure that our suppliers are notified and prepared, but cannot guarantee that all requests will be accommodated.

 

Additionally, guests grant The Handle Bars permission to take photographs or film recordings of trips for promotional and commercial use, without remuneration now or in the future. The guest agrees to assign all right, title, and interest they may have in or to any media in which their name or likeness might be used to The Handle Bars. Guests agree that The Handle Bars may use any testimonials regarding services rendered for promotional and/or commercial purposes without any remuneration now or in the future. The Handle Bars photography within this website is copyrighted by The Handle Bars and may not be reproduced without permission.