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GDS provides a subscription service that allows our members to access reservation services at discounted rates in hotels, resorts, cruises, car rentals, air transport, vacation homes and discounts on purchase of variety of products (?GDS content?) through the GDS website ? gdsvacations.com.
Your GDS membership is an annual membership which is active as long as annual dues are paid or until terminated. To use the GDS service you must have Internet access and an internet ready device, and provide a current, valid, accepted method of payment, which you may update from time to time ("Payment Method"). You can find specific details regarding your GDS membership by visiting our website and clicking on the "My Account" link available at the top of the pages of the GDS website.
2.1. Your GDS membership may start with a free trial. The free trial period of your membership lasts for one month, or as otherwise specified during sign-up and is intended to allow new members and certain former members to try the service.
2.2. Free One Month trial eligibility is determined by GDS at its sole discretion and we may limit eligibility to prevent free trial abuse. We reserve the right to revoke the free trial and put your account on hold in the event that we determine that you are not eligible. Members of households with an existing or recent GDS membership are not eligible. We may use information such as device ID, method of payment or an account email address used with an existing or recent GDS membership to determine eligibility. For combinations with other offers, restrictions may apply.
2.3. We will charge your Payment Method for your annual membership fee at the end of the free trial period unless you cancel your membership prior to the end of the free trial period.
3.1. Billing Cycle. The membership fee for the GDS service and any other charges you may incur in connection with your use of the service, such as taxes and possible transaction fees, will be charged on a 1, 5 or 10 year basis ( depending on your selection ) to your Payment Method on the calendar day corresponding to the commencement of the paying portion of your membership. In some cases your payment date may change, for example if your Payment Method has not successfully settled or if your paid membership began on a day not contained in a given month.
3.2. Payment Methods. You can change your Payment Method by visiting our website and clicking on the "Your Account" link. If a payment is not successfully settled, due to expiration, insufficient funds, or otherwise, and you do not change your Payment Method or cancel your account, we may suspend your access to the service until we have obtained a valid Payment Method. When you update your Payment Method, you authorize us to continue charging the updated Payment Method and you remain responsible for any uncollected amounts. This may result in a change to your payment dates. For some Payment Methods, the issuer may charge you certain fees, such as foreign transaction fees or other fees relating to the processing of your Payment Method. Local tax charges may vary depending on the Payment Method used. Check with your Payment Method service provider for details.
3.3. Cancellation. You can cancel your GDS membership at any time, and you will continue to have access to the GDS service through the end of your annual billing period. To the extent permitted by the applicable law, payments are non-refundable and we do not provide refunds or credits for any partial-year membership period. To cancel, please email GDS at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you cancel your membership, your account will automatically close at the end of your current billing period. All reservations made on the GDS website shall be respected regardless of account closure.
3.4. Changes to the Price and Service Plans. We may change our annual membership fee from time to time; however, any price changes or changes to our service plans will apply to you no earlier than the following billing cycle. If you are enrolled an automatic renewal program, your fees shall not be changed until such plan your renewal plan is canceled for any reason.
4.1. You must be 18 years of age, or the age of majority in your province, territory or country, to become a member of the GDS service.
4.2. The GDS service and any reservation made through the service are for your personal and non-commercial use only. During your GDS membership we grant you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access the GDS service and view GDS content. Except for the foregoing limited license, no right, title or interest shall be transferred to you. You agree not to use the service for commercial purposes or resale.
4.3 Reservations made through the GDS serviceare subject to Terms specified in the reservation confirmation.Terms of the reservations can be reviewed on the reservationconfirmation or on the GDS member website.
4.4 Cancelations or changes to the reservations made on the GDS website are subject to terms of the reservation. Additional fees may apply to any changes or cancelations.
4.5. GDS regularly makes changes to the service, including the list of services, suppliers of services, and terms of service.
We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd partiesWhat Information Do We Collect?
When you visit our website you may provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis and website use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse the site.Website Use Information
Similar to other commercial websites, this site utilizes a standard technology called ?cookies? (see explanation below, ?What Are Cookies??) and Web server logs to collect information about how this site is used. Information gathered through cookies and web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at this site, and the websites visited just before and just after our site. We, our advertisers and ad serving companies may also use small technology or pieces of code to determine which advertisements and promotions users have seen and how users responded to them.How Do We Use the Information That You Provide to Us?
Broadly speaking, we use personal information for purposes of administering and expanding our business activities, providing customer service and making available other products and services to our customers and prospective customers. Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to this website, new services and special offers we think you will find valuable. You may notify us of your desire not to receive these offers by clicking the unsubscribe Link contained in each such email.What Are Cookies?
This helps us gather feedback in order to constantly improve this site and better serve our customers.
Cookies do not allow us to gather any personal information about you and we do not generally store anypersonal information that you provided to us in your cookies.When You Register With Us
If you decide to register with us, we will collect Personal Information about you that you voluntarily share with us in order for us to provide you with the services offered on the website. It will be necessary to provide an email address and select a password. The amount and type of information that we gather depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up on the Website to provide an email address username to gain access to the Website. You will be asked to provide additional information including, as necessary, the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. You may choose to share other information about yourself; for example, demographic information like your age and gender, and your preferences and experiences, (?OtherInformation?) which we may use to record your preferences in reservations you make, or to tailor yourexperience at the Website to your interests and make more appropriate recommendations to you. If you prefer not to share this Other Information with us, this will not hinder your use of the Website to search for and purchase offers presented.Notice of New Services and Changes
Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to this website, new services, and special offers we think you will find valuable. As our customer, you will be given the opportunity to notify us of your desire not to receive these offers by clicking the unsubscribe link contained in each such email.What About Other Websites Linked to This Site?
This policy was last modified on October 1, 2016