Terms of Use

Shichor's sites and widget, owned by Metudela Travel Systems Ltd. (the “Company", "we" or "us"), provide a portal for the personalization of trips, including a platform for planning trips (including a cost calculator), and ordering relevant services for trips from third parties (including tickets to shows and attractions, hotels, car rental, etc., (collectively: the “Services"), and a platform that brings together Users and banks and/or financial institutions that can help finance the User’s trip (the “Financing"), all through our system, which includes the sites www.shichor.co.il and/or metudela.com and/or a Shichor app and/or The Metudela app (collectively, the “System"). These Terms of Use regulate your use of the System, Services, and/or Financing. The "User" or "you" refers to the person who uses the System, Services, and/or Financing. Your use of any part of the System constitutes verbal and written acceptance of the Terms of Use, as well as of the Privacy Policy, which can be found at https://shichor.co.il/en/privacy (the "Privacy Policy"), and signify your assent to the Terms of Use. Please read these Terms of Use carefully. 

 

We reserve the right to change or amend the Terms of Use at any time at our sole discretion. You agree to accept any changed or amended terms. You are responsible for periodically reviewing these Terms of Use. Your continued use of the System and/or Services, as well as your acceptance of any changes or amendments to the Terms of Use, will be deemed your consent to the amended Terms of Use. We reserve the right to change or discontinue any part of the System, as well as the Services and/or Financing offers or any part thereof, at any time and without notice or liability to you. Currently, the Company makes the System available free-of-charge to you, but it may choose at any time to charge for your future use of the System.

 

For the avoidance of doubt, the information we provide on the System, including information related to Services and/or Financing, is provided without any warranty. We have no responsibility for the content included on the System and/or for trips that you take, and/or any matters related to their planning, dates, costs, calculations, prices, your choices, etc. Your use of the System is subject to your consent to this disclaimer.

 

  1. Using the System

 

The System is only intended for personal use. As such, we grant you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable right to access and use the System, Services and/or the Financing, subject to your consent and compliance with the Terms of Use. You may not use the System, Services, or Financing to create a database or for any commercial purposes. The System, Services, and/or Financing are intended for Users aged 18 and above, as well as minors who have received parental and/or guardian consent. Your use of the System, and/or your receipt of Services and/or Financing, confirm that you are over the age of 18, and/or that you have obtained parental and/or guardian consent. You may not use the System, Services, and/or Financing if such use is prohibited by law. 

 

  1. Registration
     

To create an account, we will ask you to provide certain information. We reserve the right to refuse to open an account for any User, at our sole discretion. You agree to update your account information so that it stays up to date and accurate. Any loss resulting from the failure to maintain an up-to-date account is your sole responsibility. You must not disclose your password to another person. We will not ask you to disclose your password. You can have a new password sent to your email address or phone number if you forget your password. We will be able to terminate your account if you or anyone else who uses it violates these Terms of Use. You will not be able to open another account without our express permission if your account is closed. You agree to notify us immediately if your account or password is used without your permission. Even if the activity was not performed by you, you are solely and fully responsible for the security of your computer and all activity in your account. We will not be liable for any loss or damage resulting from the unauthorized use of your account or password. We do not monitor these matters, and we cannot guarantee that we will know of any improper use of your account and/or of the System, Services, and/or Financing, or that we may prevent such use.

 

You agree that we may, for any reason, in our sole discretion and without notice, terminate your account and remove any related content. Reasons for closing the account include: (a) extended period of inactivity; (B) a breach of these Terms of Use or their spirit; (C) fraudulent, harassing or abusive behavior; or, (D) conduct that is harmful to other Users, third parties, the ethos of our community or our business interests. If we assume, in our sole discretion, that a violation of these Terms of Use has occurred, or that any unlawful or improper conduct has occurred, we may take any action we deem appropriate, including the investigation of the violation, or the suspicion of a violation. We will cooperate with any investigation by law enforcement, or with any court order, requiring us or instructing us to disclose the identity, conduct, or any content of any User who is suspected of taking actions deemed unlawful. You may request the closure of your account at any time and for any reason, by sending an email to office@metudela.com. Any suspension, termination, or cancellation of your account will not affect your obligations to us under these Terms of Use (including, without limitation, with respect to ownership, indemnification and all representations and liabilities to us and limitation of liability), which by their sense or nature, are intended to to survive such suspension, termination, or cancellation.

 

  1. Links

 

The System may contain links to third-party websites that are not under our control. The links are provided solely for the User's convenience; we have no control over these sites and are not responsible for their content, service information, or other information displayed on them. Except as expressly stated on the System, the inclusion of links on the System does not imply support for the content displayed on these sites or any other connection to these sites or their operators. We advise you to use caution and discretion when visiting any third-party websites. We reserve the right to remove any link from the System and/or add new links at any time. Furthermore, we are not liable for the results of any sharing of content on social media. 

 

  1. Limitations

 

Except as expressly provided herein, you undertake not to take and allow any third party to take the following actions: (A) Reverse engineering, decompilation, disassembly, or any attempt to discover the source code of the System’s software; (B) modification of the System and/or its content, manipulation, copying or creation of derivatives therefrom, as well as distribution, rental, transmission, public display, publication, distribution, transfer or any other use of the same, not under these Terms of Use; (C) use of or ability to use of any computer application, bot, spyware or any other means, including software such as Crawlers, Robots, etc., for searching, indexing, data-mining, scanning, copying or automatically retrieving content from the System, Services and/or Financing. Additionally, using these means for creating a collection, database, or repository that contain content from the System,Services and/or their Financing or code may not be created or used; (D) Attempt to disable or bypass any security mechanism of the System; (E) attempting to obtain a password or personal details of another registered User, or misusing the same; (F) impersonating another User or misrepresenting your character, including using multiple User accounts; (G) Violation of individual rights and legal rights of third parties, including defamation, libel, intimidation, harassment or surveillance of other Users; or (H) Infringement of copyright, privacy rights, or moral rights of any third party.

 

  1. Intellectual property

 

The System as a whole, and the information or content displayed on it (and without limitation its design, software applications, names and trademarks, and any other detail displayed on or embedded in it), and including content provided by third parties, are the exclusive property of the Company or of the third parties, which granted a license to the same to the Company, and are protected by law, including the laws of the State of Israel, international conventions and the laws of foreign countries. Except as expressly permitted here, you may not copy, develop, reproduce, duplicate, distribute, transmit, display, perform, republish, modify, download, upload, transmit or make any other use of the content on the System, the Services and/or the Financing. You may not remove, alter or obscure any copyright, trademark, or service mark or any other mark marking any proprietary rights incorporated in the System, the Services and/or the Financing. All trademarks are the registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective owners. These Terms of Use do not grant you any right to use our or any third party trademark, service mark, trademark, or trade name.

 

  1. Privacy

 

We collect information from Users when they register for the System and/or when they use the System, Services, or Financing through digital means, including information that can be used to personally identify them or define their interests (the Personal Information"). We may use the Personal Information in accordance with the terms of our Privacy Policy, as updated from time to time. The Privacy Policy is an integral part or these Terms of Use. Use of the System, Services, and/or Financing is deemed consent to our Privacy Policy. 

 

  1. Limitation of Liability

 

General: We are not a bank, financial advisor, credit provider, or travel agent. We make efforts to provide you with useful information, but we cannot guarantee the accuracy, efficiency, usefulness, and/or reliability of any information, including information about the trips and/or Services and/or information about the Financing. Additionally, the information provided may be correct at any given moment and may change over time and/or with any change in any data. The analyses, calculations, and information provided depend on the correctness and accuracy of the information provided by the Users and/or collected by us. We are not responsible for any information that Users provide on the System, Services and/or the Financing. We are not responsible for any transaction that Users or others enter into with banks,  financial institutions,  service providers and/or any third party. We do not guarantee that each party will abide by the terms of the contract and/or of the transaction. The trips are the sole responsibility of the Users. The Company does not accept any responsibility regarding the actions that Users choose to do or not do, in connection with the trips. Also, we are not responsible for how you choose the destination of your trip and whether it is suitable for your needs, for calculating the cost and expenses, etc. Please travel responsibly, follow the rules and guidelines provided by the responsible officials and use your common sense. Please take into consideration matters such as the weather conditions, climate, terrain conditions, political conditions, morbidity conditions, local rules and laws, etc.

 

Services: The travel-related Services which are offered or proposed on the System are provided by a third party which is also our business partner. Please note that we merely provide a platform for you to locate these Services. Accordingly, the Company disclaims any responsibility for the trips and/or services associated with the trips. 

 

Financing: We offer a platform for travel planning, including financial planning. The platform facilitates connections between Users and banks and/or financial institutions, which may make loan offers to Users in order to help fund their trips, all at their discretion (to which we have no connection). The data on the System, Services and/or Financing is based, in part, on algorithms and analyses, and will also include data from third parties. We cannot guarantee that you will be approved for a loan, or that the amount or terms of the loan will suit your needs and cover all of your travel expenses. 

 

Your use of the System, Services, as well as the Financing is at your sole discretion and risk. Content provided on the System and/or in connection with the Services and/or Financing, such as offers for trips,  Services and/or Financing comes from a variety of sources. We make every effort to ensure that the information provided is accurate. However, the Company has no responsibility for the content on the System, including content originating from third parties, including offers for trips,  Services and/or Financing, and the Company does not guarantee the accuracy of this content. The System as a whole, including all information contained therein, including offers for trips, Services and/or Financing, and the underlying software and including all Services and Financing are offered to Users on an AS IS and AS AVAILABLE basis, without any warranty whatsoever. We expressly disclaim all warranties, including, without limitation, express,  implied or statutory warranties of usability, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, or non-infringement. Any reliance on the System, Services, Financing, or content, including offers for travel,  Services and/or Financing, is at your sole risk, and we disclaim any responsibility, express or implied: (A) for the accuracy, reliability, timeliness, security or performance of the System or content, including offers for trips, Services and/or Financing; or (B) that the System, Services, Financing offers and/or content will be error-free or that the errors, if any, will be corrected; or (C) regarding the accuracy, quality, currency, completeness or usefulness of any information or content, including offers for trips, Services and/or Financing, provided on the System or Services; or (D) that the System will be provided free of charge, indefinitely and we reserve the right to terminate its operation at any time and in our sole discretion.

 

We clarify that the information presented on the System, the Services and/or Financing does not constitute any recommendation, advice, financial advice, and/or offer on our behalf to select a destination for a trip, purchase a product or service or the provision of a service, and any reliance on the information provided on the System, the Services and/or Financing is the sole responsibility of the User, and the Company will not be liable as a result of the User's reliance on the information and/or the level of suitability of the information for the User and/or his needs. Any advice or information you receive from the Company, whether given orally or in writing, will not bind the Company in any way except as expressly stated in these terms. Any reliance on such advice and/or information is solely at your own risk. 

 

We take no responsibility for any theft, destruction or unauthorized access or alteration of any content. The Company is not responsible for any problem or technical malfunction of any network or telephone and/or Internet line, online computer systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, and/or failure, resulting from technical problems or congestion on the network, or on the System, Services and/or the Financing, including any harm to Users or any of their computers, related to or resulting from uploading and/or downloading materials from the System, Services and/or Financing. The Company will not be liable for any loss or damage, including personal injury or death, resulting from the use of the System, Services, or Financing, from any published content, or the actions of any of the Users of the System, Services, or Financing, whether online or not. 

The Company, its directors, officers, employees, agents, or shareholders shall not be liable to you or any third party for any damages or compensation whatsoever, including, without limitation, consequential, indirect, incidental, direct, or punitive damages or compensation, resulting from the use or reliance on the System, Services, or Financing. The Company's total liability under any of these Terms of Use will not exceed the amount you paid the Company to use the System. As such, if you have not paid any amount to the Company in order to use the System, the Company will not be liable to you for such use.

 

  1. Indemnification

 

You undertake to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Company and its employees, directors, officers, contractors, and agents against any and all claims, damages, costs, or expenses (including fees and legal expenses), resulting directly or indirectly: (A) as a result of a breach of these Terms of Use by you or by anyone using your computer/password; (B) from any claim, loss or damage resulting from your use, your attempt to use (or inability to use) the System, Services and/or Financing; and (C) from any violation of any applicable law or regulations. You agree that all your use of the System, Services and/or the Financing will be subject to any applicable law.

 

  1. Other provisions

 

You agree, to us contacting you via electronic means, such as email and SMS, for as long as we need to. These Terms of Use constitute the parties' entire agreement pertaining to the subject matter hereof and supersede any prior agreement between the parties on the subject matter hereof. The Company reserves the right to assign or transfer its rights and obligations under these Terms of Use, in whole or in part, to any third party. You may not assign or transfer your rights and obligations, or any part thereof, under these Terms of Use, and any such assignment or transfer in violation of the foregoing shall be void. If a court of competent jurisdiction determines that any of the provisions of these Terms of Use is invalid or unenforceable , then such provision shall be replaced with an enforceable provision which most closely achieves the effect of the original provision, and the remaining terms of these Terms of Use shall remain in full force and effect. All activities on the System and everything related to it and the Services and/or the Financing, including in connection with the Terms of Use, will be subject to Israeli law only, exclusive of its choice of law rules, and the exclusive jurisdiction in any dispute concerning the System, Services and/or Financing and use thereof, and the Terms of Use, shall be vested in the competent courts in Tel Aviv-Jaffa, Israel and you irrevocably consent to their jurisdiction.