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Terms and conditions

1. PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The goal of the Laguna Club loyalty program is to enable Laguna Poreč clients who become Members of the Laguna Club to receive the benefits described below when they stay at Laguna Poreč facilities participating in the Program.

2. DEFINITIONS

Laguna Poreč: brand belonging to company Plava laguna d.d. which is the owner and operator of the facilities which are participating in the Loyalty program and the organizer of the Loyalty program. Plava laguna d.d. Poreč is the ultimate subject granting rights, claiming obligations or giving guarantees versus the Members.

Program: Loyalty program organized by Laguna Poreč as a club of Laguna Poreč clients

Client: A client who has not yet accepted the Program's General Terms and Conditions

Member: A client who has accepted the Program's General Terms and Conditions

Club Point: The unit value, counted in points, generated according to an established conversion schedule of monetary expenses by a Member at any Facility participating in the Program. Points may also be granted by Laguna Poreč for promotional purposes.

Club Card: Laguna Club Card that a Member receives to confirm their Member status, to collect and redeem Club points.

3. FACILITIES PARTICIPATING IN THE PROGRAM

Facilities participating in the Program are:

Hotels: Laguna Albatros, Laguna Molindrio, Zorna, Laguna Parentium, Laguna Mediteran, Plavi, Laguna Istra, Laguna Gran Vista, Laguna Materada, Delfin; Villa and Village Laguna Galijot; Hotel & Village Laguna Park.

Apartments & Villas: Laguna Galijot, Laguna Bellevue, Laguna Park, Astra.

Camping: Bijela Uvala, Zelena Laguna, Ulika, Puntica.

The list can be extended or modified by Laguna Poreč from time to time.

4. PROGRAM MEMBERSHIP

Every person may enroll in the Program if they are 4 years old or older. There is no fee to join the Program.

Clients that want to participate in the Program may sign up for Club Card directly at the reception of the Facility. The Client must provide the necessary information and fill in an application form in order to become a Member. A Program Member number will be given to him/her and it will be printed on the Club card. The Member is then entitled to benefit from all of the Program services. The Member may connect to www.lagunaporec.com to verify the status of club points collected on his/her account. Only private persons may register as members of the Program.

5. RECEPTION AND USE OF THE LAGUNA CLUB CARD

The Club card is given to the Member immediately, once he/she fills in the application form at the reception of a Facility.

In order to benefit from the Program, a Member must indicate his/her Member number when making a reservation and then present a Club card upon check-in at the Facility. The Member must comply with these conditions to benefit from the Program.

The Club card is strictly personal. It may not be lent, transferred or sold. Each Club card has an individual identification number which identifies the Member. Each Member may only possess one Club card. The Club card may only be used by the Member to whom the individual identification number printed on the Club card corresponds to. The Member should not disclose his/her number or password to any other party. The Member is responsible for all operations on, and from, his/her account. Members must have an individual e-mail address (except children who use parents' e-mail address) in order to sign up for the Program and they do not need to be necessarily staying at a Facility in order to join the Program.

Club points may not be transferred to another Member. Club points do not have any cash value. Lost or unused Club points may not be redeemed for any monetary amount whatsoever.

6. EARNING LAGUNA CLUBPOINTS

6.1. Rules for earning Laguna Club points.

If a Member has booked any Facilities through the Laguna Poreč web site (on line booking or off line booking), call center (phone & fax) or just directly at the reception of a Facility, the Member is eligible to gain Club points. In case a Member comes to Laguna Poreč through agencies or by booking through any web site portal from on line travel agencies, Member is not entitled to gain Club points from their stay at a Facility. They can only become Members and gain Club points from the moment of enrollment, but they can only gain club points from their overnight stay if they come next time booking directly at Laguna Poreč web site, call center or at the reception of a Facility.

Members earn Club points as follows: 1 eligible euro spent = 1 Club point.

Eligible stays:

Club points calculation is based on the total amount of eligible expenses paid. The invoice can be paid by the Member or by any other person at the reception of the facility before leaving it. Thus, if the Member issues an order to block the check used to pay stay at the Facility, or if the bank account does not have sufficient funds to cover the check, or if the Member disputes payment made by a bank or credit card, Club points are not granted for the transaction in question and if granted, the Club Points will be debited from the Member.

Regardless of which is the person that is paying the invoice, every Member can only gain points according to its own eligible expenses considered in the program.

Eligible expenses include:

Hotel or apartment overnight stays expenses for the Member under the condition that the room is checked-in under the Member's name.

Services that will be considered on top of the hotel stay itself are: the meals that are included in the overnight stays, extra beds & VAT. In the case of campings the only expense that will be considered as overnight stays is the one related to the cost of accommodation per person. In the case of apartments, the total expenses of the overnight stays will be equally distributed among all clients (guests) who have checked in at the apartment and only the members who posses the Laguna Club card will be entitled to earn their corresponding points.

Exceptions:

Non-eligible expenses are non-board services such as: bar expenses, mini-bar, room service, internet fee, cleaning, telephone, parking fee, residence tax, tips, fees for services and other applicable fees, in-store purchases, spa, products and services, hair dresser or barber, beauty parlor, sports and golf green fees. In case of campings the non eligible expenses are cost of pitch, car, motorcycle, electricity, boat, trailer, dogs, overnights paid to agencies for caravans or mobile homes, etc. In the case of campings, Members paying a flat rate (summer lump sum) are not allowed to earn Club points or redeemed them in their bills.

Points are only earned by eligible expenses that are effectively paid, after the Member redeem the points gained in his or her previous stays.

Points will be counted since the first night of the current stay of the Member at any Facility. Therefore, any previous overnights at Laguna Poreč can not be considered for this program. Only a whole number of Club points can be granted. If the conversion results in a number of Club points with a decimal value, the number of Club points credited to the Member's account will be only the whole number excluding the decimals.

Just by enrolling on the program every member will gain 10 Club points.

6.2. Points earned with Club card can be combined with other membership cards like CCI, INF or any other National Autoclub card, but only one of this membership cards can be used at one time for paying the bills.

Therefore Members may accumulate Club points when using other membership cards for achieving discounts.

Engagements and rules to be respected a.- A client must enroll on the program at least 2 days before departure, if not Laguna Poreč does not ensure accumulation of Club points from current stay. b.-A member must present his/her Club card at check-in time at the reception in order to accumulate Club points and to redeemed Club points already accumulated from previous stays, otherwise Laguna Poreč does not ensure accumulation of points from current stay or redemption of points from previous stays c.-The Member must not lend his or her Club card to any third-party. Fraud or attempted fraud to obtain Club points is strictly forbidden. d.- If the club card is lost or stolen, the Member must inform Laguna Poreč via mail to the following address: loyalty@lagunaporec.com.

6.3. Validity of Club points

Club points are valid for a period of 5 years following the date on which they were recorded. Validity is extended for 5 years each time the Member generates a credit transaction in any of our facilities on his or her account. If the Member does not generate any transactions during the period of 5 years, all previously-acquired Club points on his or her account may be lost without notice and without the possibility of restoring or converting them.

7. PROGRAM BENEFITS & CONVERTION OF CLUB POINTS

Every member that enrolls on the Program automatically subscribes to receive our Newsletter at thier email address with the latest news, special offers and immediate access to availability of booking in our facilities.

Club points will be converted into discounts to be used on the next time that the Member stays in any of the Facilities. The next time will be counted at least as 7 days after the Member left our Facilities and paid his/her overnight stays, thus earning the corresponding Club points for those overnights. Therefore, if a member comes to the Facilities (booking directly at Laguna Poreč web site, call center or at the Facility reception) and earns Club points due to his/her overnights stays, these Club points earned can be only redeemed if the Member comes again to Laguna Poreč and stays in any of our Facility for at least 7 days after his first stay.

The Club points earned can be converted into euro using the following conversion rate: 25 Club points gained = 1,00 euro.

The amount in euro as a resultant of the conversion rate can be discounted from the total bill of next stay of the Member at any Facility. Therefore, on the next stay the Member must present his/her Club card at the moment of check in to the facility in order to request the usage of the points that he or she has gained from previous stays. Every time the Club points are being used (converted into euros to pay the bill) they will be also eliminated from the current account form the Member. The maximum amount of discount that a Member can achieve by using his/her Club points collected can not be higher than 90% of the total bill that the Members has to pay for his/her stay at the Facilities.

8. MEMBERS OF FORMER LAGUNA CLUB

All members of former Laguna Poreč program called "Friends of Plava Laguna" needs to fill in up the application form through which they can decide to receive a ''Premium Club card'' as described below or to apply for the Program.

The members who apply for the "Premium Club card" will be entitled to keep receiving the same discount achieved with the old program. The current discount that they have earned will be frozen, thus it will not be increased with additional stays or expenses. Families of the "payer" (meaning couple and children) that are also included in former loyalty program can also get their "premium card" with their current discount which will be also frozen, with no possibility to be increased according to a new stay or expenses. In this case, each member of the family needs to fill in an application form with their personal data in order to get their "premium card". New guests can not continue applying for the former loyalty program.

Premium Club card discounts cannot be combined with other membership cards.

The members who will apply for the Program will start receiving benefits all according to the Program, while old benefits will be cancelled.

In the case of campings, Premium Club card discounts can be obtained only with a minimum stay of 4 days.

9. CANCELLATION CONDITIONS & PROCEDURES

9.1. Cancellation by Member

At any time, the Member can decide to cancel his/her participation in the Program. Membership cancellation implies complete and total withdrawal from the Program, thus permanently ending the existing relationship between Laguna Club and the Member. This withdrawal causes all data pertaining to the Member to be deleted from the Laguna Club database, along with all Laguna Club points remaining in his or her account at the time of cancellation. The Member may proceed with cancellation by sending an e-mail message to the following address: loyalty@lagunaporec.com stating his/her desire to cancel Program membership.

9.2. Cancellation by Laguna Poreč

Any use of the Club card (thus of the Program) in contradiction with the current Terms and Conditions may result in the immediate cancellation of the card and its benefits, closing of the Member's account, and the deletion of all accumulated Club Points.

10. PROGRAM COMMUNICATIONS

In the future the Member may access all information related to this Program and his/her account balance at www.lagunaporec.com. Any Member who has joined the Program accepts to receive commercially-related electronic communications from the Program, from newsletters or from other marketing activities that Laguna Poreč may develop in the future. Any changes to e-mail or postal addresses, Member name or any other relevant membership information must be submitted by the Member through an e-mail message to the following address: loyalty@lagunaporec.com. If the Member notices that Laguna Club points have not been properly credited to his or her account, the Member may send e-mail message to the following address: loyalty@lagunaporec.com and must submit a copy of the invoice from the facility where he stayed.

11. DATA PRIVACY AND APPLICABLE LAW

The information collected during the signup process and related to using the Club card, is subject to processing in order to be able to handle the Client's request appropriately, to provide the expected services, and to send him/her commercial information related to the Club Program or to any other program that Laguna Poreč may develop in the future. Membership in the Program implies the explicit and unconditional acceptance of these General Terms and Conditions on the part of the Member. The present General Terms and Conditions supersede any previous texts on the subject.

Members accept that the Program may be modified, in all or in part, or even cancelled at any time and without notice. In case of cancellation or modifications, an e-mail containing the new General Terms and Conditions, as well as their effective date, will be sent to each Member at the e-mail address he/she provided in the application form of the program. The current General Terms and Conditions are valid from 1/04/2010.

In case of a dispute between the Member and Laguna Poreč, both parties agree to first seek out-of-court settlement. Laguna Poreč and the Program are governed exclusively by Croatian law. Any dispute or litigation resulting from the context described in the present General Terms and Conditions that cannot be resolved amicably out-of-court will be handled by Croatian courts applying Croatian law. The prevailing language of the General Terms and Conditions in case of any dispute will be the Croatian version.