Use of Site
The services of the Sites are available only to individuals who can form legally binding contracts under applicable law, and thus, are not available to minors. By using the Sites, you represent that you are of sufficient legal age to use the Sites and to create binding legal obligations for any liability you may incur as a result of the use of the Sites. You also warrant that you are legally authorized to make the travel reservations and purchases for either yourself or for another person for whom you are authorized to act.
The Sites are to be used by you for your personal use only. You agree that you will not use the Sites for chain letters, junk mail, "spamming", solicitations (commercial or non-commercial) or bulk communications of any kind including but not limited to distribution lists to any person who has not given specific permission to be included in such a list. In addition, you agree not to create a hypertext link from any web site controlled by you or otherwise, to the Sites without the express written permission of Marriott. You agree not to pretend to be any other person or a representative of any entity, whether actual or fictitious, including an employee or agent of Marriott or any third party that provides services related to the Sites.
"Chat Area" means any chat area, forum, message board, or similar service offered in conjunction with the Sites. If You participate in a Chat Area, you agree that, in addition to complying with the Terms and Conditions, you will not: defame, abuse, harass, threaten, or make any discriminatory statements about others; advocate illegal activity; use indecent, obscene or discourteous language or images; or provide content that is not related to the designated topic or theme of the Chat Area. You shall remain solely responsible and liable for your use of the Chat Area. Marriott reserves the right to remove or edit content from any Chat Area at any time and for any reason, however, Marriott has no duty to do so, and is not responsible for the content or accuracy of any information in a Chat Area.
We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change and or modify portions of these Terms and Conditions at any time without notice and, unless otherwise indicated, such changes will become effective immediately upon posting; therefore, please check these Terms and Conditions periodically for changes. We will display the effective date of these Terms and Conditions at the top of this page.
By submitting any ideas, comments, suggestions or other information: to a Chat Room; or to Marriott related to improvements to the Sites or services related to the Sites; (collectively, the "Feedback"), You agree that such Feedback shall be deemed, and shall remain, Marriott's property. None of the Feedback shall be subject to any obligation of confidentiality on Marriott's part and Marriott shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of any Feedback. Marriott shall own all rights related to the Feedback (including without limitation intellectual property rights and moral rights) and shall be entitled to use of the Feedback without restriction for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to you.
Our Sites may contain or reference trademarks, patents, copyrighted materials, trade secrets, technologies, products, processes or other proprietary rights of Marriott and/or other parties. No license to or right in any such trademarks, patents, copyrighted materials, trade secrets, technologies, products, processes and other proprietary rights of Marriott and/or other parties is granted to or conferred upon you. The www.marriott.com site and/or certain activities provided via our Sites may be covered by U.S. Patent No. 6,091,956 and/or U.S. Patent No. 7,624,044.
You agree that you will not use any device, software or other instrumentality to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of our Sites, and that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure. In addition, you agree that you will not use any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor, scrape, or copy our Sites or the Marriott Information contained therein, or any aspect of the Sites or the Marriott Information, without the prior express consent from an authorized Marriott representative (such consent is deemed given for standard search engine technology employed by Internet search websites to direct Internet users to our Sites). Furthermore, you agree that you will not use our Sites for any purpose that is illegal, unlawful, or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions. You agree that you will not interrupt, disrupt, alter, destroy, impair, restrict tamper, or otherwise affect the proper operation of our Sites in any way, including, without limitation, through the use of any malicious or unauthorized code, virus, worm, Trojan horse, malware, or program.
You agree that Marriott has no obligation to but may monitor and review information you transmit over the Sites. You agree that Marriott may censor, edit, remove or prohibit the transmission or receipt of any information that Marriott deems inappropriate or in violation of these Terms and Conditions, and use any such information as necessary to provide the Sites or to protect the rights or properties of Marriott. You agree that Marriott may also monitor and review stored information without restriction. You hereby acknowledge and consent to such monitoring and reviewing.
You may not use our Sites in any threatening, libelous, slanderous, defamatory, obscene, inflammatory, pornographic, discriminatory, or otherwise offensive manner. We reserve the right in our sole discretion to revoke or deny your access to our Sites, including, without limitation, if you violate any of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions.
You agree that you will make only legitimate reservations in good faith for use by you and your invited guests only, and not for other purposes, including without limitation, reselling, impermissibly assigning or posting on third party websites, or making speculative, false or fraudulent reservations, or any reservation in anticipation of demand.