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Preamble

The company IdeiaVantagem Formação e Consultoria, Lda is referred hereafter under the name Taste Minho Food Tour, located Real- Bravães 4980- 129 Ponte da Barca- Portugal taxpayer 509 417710 , Capitall 5000€ (five thousand euros).

The present Terms and Conditions define the stipulations of access of the services provided by the site www.tasteminhofood.com, henceforth referred to as TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR and the terms of use of the service by the user or client.

All access and/or use of the site the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR implicates the conscious compliance with and full respect of the Terms of Use in their entirety. Therefore, the terms of use represent a contract between Taste Minho food Tour and the user or client. If you disagree with any part of the Terms and Conditions, you may not use the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR in any way.

By accepting the present Terms and Conditions, you are consenting to the contract between the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR and, you, the client. Therefore, any violation, infringement, or non-compliance with the various conditions established in the present Terms and Conditions automatically invalidates the contract and voids all booked/purchased services, without notice or refunds and without the possibility of reimbursement of the expenses involved.

TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR reserves the right to modify the present Terms and Conditions at any time, all modification of the Terms and Conditions will be subject of a notice that will appear on the site. All use of the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site following such modifications assumes conscious acceptance of the Terms and Conditions as they appear.

1. Definitions

The terms which appear in the present Terms and Conditions are defined as stated below:

Client refers to all persons, physical or moral, having subscribed to one of our paid services in conjunction with the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR and having paid the agreed price.

User refers to Site visitors and users

Site refers to the website www.tasteminhofood.com

Tour refers to all paid services proposed by the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR (visits, walks, activities) that last less than twenty-four (24) hours.

Voucher refers to a receipt of purchase exchangeable against a service. It is provided immediately after the reservation of a service that the client has paid for.

2. Presentation of the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR

THE TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR (the “Company”) strives to offer its visitors the many advantages of Internet technology and to provide an interactive and personalized experience. We may use your name, e-mail address, street address, telephone number (“Personally Identifiable Information”) subject to the terms of this Privacy Policy. Please note that this Privacy Policy applies only to information collected through the Site and does not impact information collected or used by the Company or its affiliates through other means.

3. Condition of access to the site TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR

All users can access the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site

3.1 Unsubscribed users of the site the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR

- Any user with an internet connection can access The TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site at no cost.

- Any cost to access the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site, including but not limited to, equipment and internet connection are the responsibility of the user.

- Any user who is not an accountholder on the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site has only the right to access the data and information available on the site.

- The user does not have the right to download and/or modify the site’s content. Any violation will incur legal consequences.

3.2 Subscribed User/Clients on the site the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR

3.2.1 Conditions of inscription

Our tour are booked through website, www.tasteminhotour.com.

By booking a service offered on the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site the client accepts the present terms and conditions and certifies that:

1. The client is of legal age and is capable of entering into a contract, thereby agreeing to make any documents necessary to attest to their physical/mental fitness, thus allowing them to participate in the chosen service available. The TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR reserves the right to request these documents for all clients, if deemed necessary.

2. The client is sufficiently insured to engage in the activities necessary to participate in a service offered by The TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR.

3.2.2 Duration

Right to use the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site is granted to the subscribed user for an undefined duration. The TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR reserves the right to deny access to its site at any time.

In case of violation of the terms presented above, access to the section designated to subscribed users may be immediately denied without notice. Denial of access, by means of account deactivation, may be either temporary or permanent.

3.2.3 Unsubscribe

The user may unsubscribe from the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR – the foodletter by deactivating his/her account by sending an email to info@tasteminhotour.com. This can be done on the home page by clicking on “contact” then writing a message.

4. Intellectual Property

The TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site (including all graphics, logos, names, brand names, appointments, tabs, functions, images, sounds, texts....of the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site) is the exclusive property of the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR. The TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR is a registered trademark.

All partial or complete reproduction of the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site is strictly prohibited. All unauthorized reproduction constitutes an infringement subject to legal consequences.

- The contents of the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site are the exclusive property of the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR.

- All users have the right to access the contents.

- Content downloaded by a client from the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site for off-line use for example, remains the exclusive property of the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR.

- All re-use of the contents by the user for commercial or promotional purposes is strictly prohibited.

- Any violation of the intellectual property rights of the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site may be punished by the immediate deactivation of the implicated user’s account.

- Any adaptation or exploitation of the contents by the user are exclusively his own responsibility.

5. Disclaimer

The TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR is not liable for any damages, material or immaterial, direct or indirect, which could result from the misuse of the services offered on the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site. The information diffused on TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site stems from reliable sources. However, the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR does not guarantee the exactitude or pertinence of this information to the user. Therefore, the use of information and contents available on the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site and any consequences are the sole responsibility of the user.

6. Availability of the site the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR

The TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site is accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week with the exception of programmed maintenance interruptions and incidents beyond the control of the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR. The TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR reserves the right to interrupt, or modify the access to the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site, without obligation to inform the user/client, for any reason deemed necessary by the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR. This interruption does not result in a right to compensation.

The TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR will do everything within its means to assure normal access to the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site, but may not be held liable in the event of site or server malfunction or any other event which may prevent or limit access to the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site. The TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR is not liable in the event of pirating of the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site. The user declares acceptance of the inherent characteristics and limits of the internet. The TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR may terminate at any time the exploitation of the site. This does not grant the user a right to any compensation—monetary or otherwise. The TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR reserves the right to modify the features of the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site (by means of addition, deletion, or substitution) to satisfy its technical and legal arrangements.

7. Personal Data

The personal information of the subscribed user provided in his user account will only ever be used by the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR in order to satisfy the functional needs of the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site and will serve solely as proof of electronic communication.

The TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR reserves the right to use this data to send commercial messages related to the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site or to its associated services to the subscribed user.

8. Cookies

The present terms and conditions adhere to Portuguese law. In the case of a dispute related to the interpretation, application, termination, or nullity of the present terms and conditions, only courts of competent jurisdiction pertaining to the locality of company headquarters Ponte da Barca- Comarca de Viana do Castelo – Portugal, will be considered for purposes of litigation, including in the instance of a procedure out of court, regardless of the plurality of defenders.

If you have witnessed an abuse on the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site or would like to flag information diffused on the site please contact our technical staff at: info@tasteminhotour.com.

9. Dispute

A cookie may be installed automatically on the user's web browser. The user has the right to access this cookie, withdraw it and make modifications of personal information that have been communicated. To delete cookies, the user must follow the instructions as described by their web browser (found in the tab “Help”)

TERMS & CONDITIONS OF SALE

1. Scope

You are currently connected to the www.tasteminhotour.com Web Site (the "Site"). In accordance with Portuguese law, we invite you to review the present Terms and Conditions of sale as well as any specific conditions specified on the pages of the Site, governing your use of our Site.

Please note that your use of our Site constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound bythese terms. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions of sale, please do not use this Site or make reservations on it. The TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR shall be entitled to terminate the Terms and Conditions of sale immediately in case of failure by the Client to comply with any disposition of the Terms and Conditions. In case of termination of the Terms and Conditions by the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR, the Client shall not be entitled to any compensation nor the possibility of a refund of any fees incurred.

The Terms and Conditions of sale define the conditions of sale of Services (as defined below) on the Site edited by the company Travel like a Local (see Legal Mentions) for all Clients.

Definition

Client refers to all persons, physical or moral having subscribed to one of our paid services in conjunction with the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR and having paid the agreed price.

User refers to Site visitors and users

Site refers to the website www.tasteminhotour.com

Food Tour refers to all paid services proposed by the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR

Voucher refers to a receipt of purchase exchangeable against a service. It is provided immediately after the reservation of a service that the client has paid for.

By using our Site, you agree to respect the Terms and Conditions, which take effect immediately. Any reservation confirmed on the Site means the full and complete acceptance of these general Terms and Conditions. They are the only applicable conditions. The TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR reserves the right to update or modify these Terms and Conditions of sale at any time without prior notice. Your use of the Site following any such changes constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the modified Terms and Conditions of sale. For this reason, we encourage you to review these Terms and Conditions of sale regularly.

2. Presentation of the TASTE MINHO FOOD TOUR

The TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR (the “Company”) strives to offer its visitors through their services knowledge of the local gastronomy. We may use your name, e-mail address, street address, telephone number (“Personally Identifiable Information”) subject to the terms of this Privacy Policy. Please note that this Privacy Policy applies only to information collected through the Site and does not impact information collected or used by the Company or its affiliates through other means.

3. Terms of Access of Services by the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR

This site is available for your personal use free of charge (with the exception of your personal internet connection charges), provided the conditions herein described are accepted. Your use of the site constitutes your complete acceptation of the Terms and Conditions.

You agree to only use the Site for legal purposes or for legitimate requests to reserve the Services proposed. All fraudulent use of the Site is strictly prohibited.

3.1 Booking a service

The process of booking a Service on the Site is as follows.

- The user chooses the service

- The user chooses the number of people who will be present on the service, which is limited to small groups between 5 to 10 persons, as well as the desired date(s) according to availability.

- The full payment will be made online with our secure payment system through banking transfer.

Reservations are considered as effective as soon as the client receives the voucher and not by the confirmation of payment sent by the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR. This voucher is the only proof of payment for the reservation. This voucher should thus be printed and kept by the client who must present it at the departure of the tour. It is the only proof of payment/identification that the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR will accept.

Once the payment is authorized by the client’s bank, a confirmation of the reservation with the voucher attached will be sent to the client. This confirmation contains all the details of the purchase (reservation status, tax, service name, time, number of people, description, meeting point, guide’s telephone number).

In case the voucher is lost, the client must contact the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR to be issued a new voucher.

3.2 Making changes to Bookings

Changing Tour dates

Please refer to 3.3, “Canceling a booking”

Changing Number of People

Please refer to 3.3, “Canceling a booking”

3.3 Canceling a Booking

A refund of 50% is available for guests who cancel with at least 48 hours advance notice. Unfortunately, within 48 hours of the tour date, all tickets are non-refundable and cannot be rescheduled. Tours will run rain or shine. The Client may cancel his entire reservation up until 2 days before the date of the Service. Without two days’ notice, the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR will not reimburse the purchase and keep 100% of the reservation. All cancellation requests should be made by mail to info@tasteminhotour.com and should include the reservation number, the name of the client, as well as the date. The TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR will process the demand as soon as possible.

Any interruption of the tour or activity during the Service, on the part of the client, will not be subject to reimbursement. Any client who arrives late on the day of the excursion will be considered as absent. Absences are not subject to reimbursement, regardless of the reason for the absence.

All processed reservations on the site implicate the full and complete acceptance of the Terms and Conditions of sale as well as the payment in full of the reservation price.

Ceding your booking to another person

After a reservation is completed, someone else may participate in the tour in your place free of charge. All sale of a reservation by a person other than the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR is strictly prohibited and will not be recognized as legitimate by the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR.

The assignor(s) must signal the ceding of the reservation via email to the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR at least 2 days before the tour departure, by indicating the precise name(s) and identification information of the assignee and beneficiaries. The beneficiaries must fulfil the same criteria as the assignor in order to take part in the tour.

3.5 Late Arrivals

Any participant arriving more than 15 minutes later than the start of the tour will see his tour canceled and therefore non refundable.

4. Price

The prices mentioned on the site are stated in euros (€). Unless otherwise indicated, the prices include V.A.T. Service prices are subject to modification without notice and are not guaranteed until the client receives a confirmation.

5. Payment

All payments must be done at the time of booking to validate a reservation on the reservation website www.tasteminhotour.com. Prices are in EURO.

6. Intelectual Property

The TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site (including all graphics, logos, names, brand names, appointments, tabs, functions, images, sounds, texts....of the TASTE MINHO FOOD TOUR site) is the exclusive property of the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR. The TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR is a registered trademark.

All partial or complete reproduction of the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site is strictly prohibited. All unauthorized reproduction constitutes an infringement subject to legal consequences.

- The contents of the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site are the exclusive property of the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR.

- All users have the right to access the contents.

Content downloaded by a client from the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site for off-line use for example, remains the exclusive property of the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR.

- All re-use of the contents by the user for commercial or promotional purposes is strictly prohibited.

- Any violation of the intellectual property rights of the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site may be punished by the immediate deactivation of the implicated user’s account.

- Any adaptation or exploitation of the contents by the user are exclusively his ownresponsibility.

7. Client Responsibility

All TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR tours are covered by a professional cover insurance as required by law, which covers bodily, material, and immaterial harm which could befall the clients of a tour following shortcomings or failure of the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR services. The client is encouraged to consult his/her insurer for all complementary coverage from which he/she wishes to benefit.

8. TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR Liability

TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR shall not be liable for any damages, material or immaterial, direct or indirect, that may arise from , or due to, the fault of the Client (e.g. ignoring securityinformation given by the guide) during an excursion or service provided by the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR. The client may not request reimbursement or refunds if cancellation of a tour is the result of any act, event or circumstances not reasonably within the control of the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR, including but not limited to any war, terrorism, civil unrest, strikes, severe weather, and other extraordinary circumstances. However, our tours will run rain or shine.

9. Personal Data

The subscribed user for the foodletter is informed that his/her personal information entered on the site by means of forms are saved by the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR host server in a way which complies with portuguese law n.º 67/98, de 26 de October, “ LEI DA PROTECÇÃO DE DADOS PESSOAIS”.

The personal information of the subscribed user provided in his user account will only ever be used by the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR in order to satisfy the functional needs of the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site and will serve solely as proof of electronic communication.

TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR reserves the right to use this data to send commercial messagesrelated to the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site or to its associated services to the subscribed voyager.

The subscribed user has the right to acess, modify or erase all his personal dates according the Article 11, 12 da Lei 67/98 de 26 de Outubro "“ LEI DA PROTECÇÃO DE DADOS PESSOAIS . Touse this right, the subscribed user/client must perform the modifications directly on his/her page. The user must send an email to Info@tasteminho tour.com to inform that we want’s tounsubscribe our services and letters.

10. Cookie

The user/client is informed that during his/her visits on the site the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR, that a cookie may be installed automatically on their web browser. The user has the right to access this cookie, to withdraw it and make modifications of personal information that has been communicated by the cookie by following the steps described below. To delete cookies, the user must follow the instructions as described by their web browser (found in the tab “Help”)

11. Duration/Suspension/Cancelation

The user/client will be subscribed to the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site for an undefined duration. The user may deactivate his/her account at any time, as described in article 9, as described above. The TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR reserves the right to temporarily or permanently suspend or prohibit access to the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site to any user/client in case of a violation of the present terms and conditions on behalf of the user.

12. Dispute

The present terms and conditions adhere to Portuguese law. In the case of a dispute related to the interpretation, application, termination, or nullity of the present terms and conditions, only courts of competent jurisdiction pertaining to the locality of company headquarters (Ponte da Barca- Comarca de Viana do Castelo – Portugal) will be considered for purposes of litigation, including in the instance of a procedure out of court, regardless of the plurality of defenders.

If you have witnessed an abuse on the TASTE OF MINHO FOOD TOUR site or would like to flag information diffused on the site please contact our technical staff at: info@tasteminhotour.com.

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