Welcome to Crete Locals. By using our website at cretelocals.com (the “Website”), you are agreeing to these Terms and Conditions. Please read them carefully before using the Website.

1. Nature of Service:

Crete Locals is an online platform that provides information about accommodations, experiences, and interesting places to visit on Crete Island. Users can search for listings and businesses related to tourism and travel in the region.

Our Privacy Policy also governs your use of our Service and explains how we collect, safeguard and disclose information that results from your use of our web pages. Please read it here at cretelocals.com/policy

2. User Registration:

Users have the option to register on the Website to leave reviews, unlock additional filters, sign up for newsletters, and bookmark places of interest. During registration, we may collect personal information such as your name and email address. This information will be used by our Privacy Policy, which can be found at cretelocals.com/policy.

3. Privacy Policy and Cookies:

Our Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, store, and protect your personal information. We also use cookies to enhance your experience on our Website. Please refer to our Privacy Policy for full details.

4. User Conduct:

Users are expected to interact with the Website respectfully and lawfully. Activities that are prohibited include but are not limited to, posting offensive content, infringing intellectual property rights, or engaging in any illegal activities while using the Website.

5. Business Registration and Payments:

Businesses can register to submit their listings on the Website. A small fee will be charged to business owners for this service. Payments must be made using the methods provided on the Website.

6. Refunds and Cancellation:

All payments made by businesses for listing submissions are non-refundable. In case of service issues, please contact us to discuss possible resolutions.

7. Website Content

The content featured on this Website encompasses various types, including but not limited to text, images, and logos. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, the majority of the content is owned by Crete Locals or our content suppliers and is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. Users are prohibited from reproducing, distributing, or otherwise using any content from the Website without obtaining prior written permission from the respective rights holder(s).

Some of the images and information, particularly those found in sections such as Beaches, Gorges, and other related listings, are sourced from the Google Places API. The use of this content is subject to specific terms and policies, which can be reviewed through these links to Google’s Terms and Policy.

Additionally, some content is provided under our affiliate partnerships with Booking.com and GetYourGuide. This content is used in accordance with the terms of the Booking.com Affiliate Programme, which can be accessed here, and the GetYourGuide Affiliate Programme, details of which are available here.

We also incorporate content created through our Pro subscription with Canva, adhering to Canva’s usage guidelines and copyright terms.

Furthermore, some of the content is user-generated, submitted by our website users who retain ownership of such contributions but grant Crete Locals the license to use, reproduce, and adapt this content as part of our service offerings.

If you believe that content on this Website is being used inappropriately or in violation of copyright law, please consult the specific terms linked above before contacting us. This will facilitate a quicker and more accurate resolution.

8. External Links:

The Website may contain links to external sites operated by third parties. Crete Locals is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of those sites. Users access external links at their own risk.

9. Liability Disclaimer:

Crete Locals, its employees, or its agents shall not be held liable for any damages, loss, or expenses (including legal fees) arising from or in connection with the use of the Website or its content. The Website and its content are provided on an “as is” basis without any warranties or guarantees.

10. Dispute Resolution and Governing Law:

Any disputes arising from the use of the Website or these Terms and Conditions shall be resolved through negotiation between the parties. If an agreement cannot be reached, the dispute may be referred to a competent court in the United Kingdom. English law shall apply to these Terms and Conditions and any dispute arising out of or in connection with them.

11. Updates to Terms and Conditions:

Crete Locals reserves the right to revise, update, or modify these Terms and Conditions at any time. Users are advised to periodically review this page to stay informed of any changes.

12. Contact Information:

If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about these Terms and Conditions, please email us at [email protected] or use the contact form provided on the Website.

By using Crete Locals and its services, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions stated above. If you do not agree with any part of these terms, you should discontinue your use of Crete Locals.


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