Last Updated: [April 1, 2017]
MeetEatChat(MEC) is a global platform that connects locals who are eager and ready to share their lifestyle and experience in their local area and travelers who wish to explore the place more richly (“MEC Services”). MEC Services can be accessed and used via the webpage www.meeteatchat.com (“Site”) or the mobile application (“Application”).
By using and accessing the Site or the Application of MEC, you agree to conform with and consent to be subject to Terms of Service (“Terms“) and other policies of MEC, regardless of your status of registration.
“Service” Any experience(NIGHT), accommodation(STAY), and food(MEAL) provided by locals. THIS TERM SHOULD BE DISTINGUISHED FROM “MEC Service” which means services provided by MEC
“NIGHT”: A local tour service provided by Locals to Travelers
“STAY” : An accommodation service provided by Locals to Travelers
“MEAL” : A dinning service provided by Locals to Travelers
“User” : Anyone who holds MEC account signed up through the website or application. This term includes both locals and travelers.
“Local”: A User who is registered as a Local through the Local Application Form provided and approved by MEC. Locals provide any form of services(NIGHT/STAY/MEAL) to travelers.
“Traveler”: A User who books the services provided by locals through MEC services(platform),
“User content” Any form of content that a user uploads, writes, submits, and uses in their Services posting, profile, or any other part of our platform.
“Content” Any form of content including, words, pictures, videos, musics used and found in MEC.
“you”, “your” and “yours”: You a User of the Site or Application.
“we”, “us” and “our”: References to MeetEatChat.
2. Terms of Service
Site and Application of “MeetEatChat(MEC)”(MEC Services) provide a platform through which Locals may create and post Services for accommodation(STAY), cultural experience(NIGHT),and food(MEAL); and travelers may obtain information about and reserve the Services directly with the Locals. By using a platform provided by MEC, you acknowledge MEC is not a party to any agreements entered into between local guides and tourists. MEC has no authority over the act of the users of MEC, including local guides and tourists, and DISCLAIMES ALL LIABILITY IN THIS REGARD TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
If you choose to post your service on MEC, you acknowledge the circumscription of your relationship with MEC. The relationship is bounded to being a member and third party contractor, which does not include being an employee, agent, joint venturer or partner of MEC. For any circumstances, your conduct represents exclusively yourself, and you act on your own behalf and for your own benefit. MEC does not have any authority, therefore holds no responsibility, over your offline activities associated with your posting, and any other actions you take directly or indirectly using MEC. As a user you must not convey a false impression that you’re conduct is on behalf of MEC. This misconduct includes using any INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY of MEC.
By using MEC Services, regardless of your registration status, which includes unregistered visitors, you are implying that you have read the terms, and consented to be bounded by these terms. You have no right to access, post, download, and use the services unless you agree to these terms.
3. Use of MEC Services
To enjoy MEC Service you must be over the age of eighteen (18). Any access to or use of the Site, Application or Services by anyone under 18 is expressly prohibited. We reserve the right to request proof of age at any stage so that we can verify that minors under the age of 18 are not using MEC. All the contents provided MEC and the users are designated for Users and visitors (those who did not register) who are 18 or order.
User Accounts/ Local Registration
As a User, you can create profile where you can provide personal information that you want other users want to know about you. The profile you created will be presented in public through MEC Services.
As a Local you can post a Service, which can be divided into three categories, “STAY”, “MEAL”, “NIGHT”. Currently, you can post your Night through both the Site and the Application, but the other two services can only posted through the Site. The post where you can showcase and promote the Service you offer requires detailed information about your Services. Travelers who use your services can provide comments on your posted Service and rate you as a Local. MEC will monitor the comments to provide a pleasant environment for Users, but MEC do not bear legal responsibility for any pejorative or offensive feedbacks. As a Local you understand and agree that your post of services and profile (i) will not violate any agreements you made with any third parties, (ii) will conform to all the laws that are applicable to your Service including tax requirements, zoning laws, intellectual property laws and others, and (iii) will not violate the rights of third parties. MEC is not liable or responsible for a Local’s conflicts with other parties or applicable rules.
You own your Content and information you post on the Services. By posting any content on or through the Services, you hereby irrevocably grant us worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable, sub-licensable rights to use your Content for any purpose. We may use, modify, translate, publicly display, reproduce, distribute in any media formats. We own the MEC Content and the Services, which are protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade dress or other proprietary rights and laws. Thus, MEC grants you limited license to reproduce and display the MEC Content solely for your personal use in viewing the Site or using the Services. You may not modify, reproduce, distribute, create related works, publicly display or in any way exploit any of the MEC Content except when authorized by us.
As a Traveler, you may book the Services(NIGHT, STAY, MEAL) through MEC Services both the Site and Application. By using Chat you can ask Locals for mo re information in case Local’s profile or Post do not provide sufficient information; and you can also request modification of the Service to the local if you have any specific demands. In order to book the Service you have to be the User of MEC. You may pay for your Reservation by using the PayPal service or account transfer (sending from Korea : [Wooribank 1005-303-040045], sending from other country : [Wooribank 1081-400-718109], confirmation check phone number :+82 10 2490 4518) Once your Booking is confirmed, the Company will notify you by email that your Reservation is confirmed and then will charge you for the full service amount. As a local, you have to either confirm or reject the booking before the day of the Service requested by the traveler. It will automatically cancel the booking request if you fail to do so.
After a local confirms the booking, the Company will notify you by email that your Reservation is confirmed and then will charge you for the full service amount. At the moment MEC offers two payment options: PayPal and account transfer. If you’d like to choose account transfer, please contact at below or transfer to: (#winwincook Account Number Here#). When you decide to choose account transfer, You always have to confirm/check if you transferred properly. You can confirm/check by calling #+821024904518. Payment will be transferred to the Local within a day after the Service.
As a Traveler, in order to make an online Booking on MEC, you will be requested to provide the Company with additional personal information, such as home address, phone number, etc. Note that we will not disclose any of your personal information to others, except for your name, contact details, in order to place your Reservation to provide you with the Service.
Locals are required to post prices of the Services. Reservation may be subject to taxation, as required or ordered by the applicable tax law in the country or county in which respective locals reside. Locals are solely responsible to determine the applicable taxes.
MEC will keep the amount charged from Travelers. They will be transferred to Local within couple of hours after deducting a commission.
Traveler, represent and warrant that you will pay to your Local all fees and taxes incurred with your Booking in a timely manner and in compliance with our fee schedule.
As a Traveler, you can cancel the Service you booked through the Site and Application. Refund is limited by the rules below, so please consider thoroughly before you make your booking. Note that MEC considers some circumstances and may require the proof of circumstances.
- NIGHT : 100% refund until 1day(24hour) prior to the event - STAY and MEAL : 100% refund until 2days(24hour) prior to the event - Your payment is NOT REFUNDABLE on the day of your event.
However, we will refund 100% of the Service fee, if: - it’s a systematic error - it’s cancelled by local - Local did not show up on the event
Profile Changes and Cancellation of User Profile
At any time, you may change, edit, correct or delete any and all information included in your personal profile. For the cancellation and removal of your account from MEC and on any matters that extend the usual management of your account, you may contact the Company at: firstname.lastname@example.org with such specific request. Company shall terminate your account and remove any information pertaining to you from the Service within reasonable time upon receiving your request for account cancellation. We will attempt to comply with any request to the best of our capabilities.
Misconduct and Report
We care for your safety. If you believe a User acted inappropriately including (but not limited to) offensive, violent or sexually inappropriate behavior, please report immediately such person to the appropriate authorities and to Us
We reserve the right at all times to investigate and take appropriate action at our sole discretion against anyone who violates this provision. Prohibited Content or Activity are as follows
A. Violates of infringes other users’ rights, privacy or intellectual property.
B. Incites racism, sexual discrimination, or any type of offensive or malicious act against any group or individual.
C. Creates false, illusive, misleading information or activities.
D. Generates promotion or commercial information without MeetEatChat’s prior consent.
E. Provides or provokes illegal or unlawful activities.
F. Posting any inappropriate Food Event, fake information, advertisements, etc.
G. Deliberately writes biased comments for the benefit of another party.
H. Solicits personal information from other users.
MEC reserves a full discretion to modify or end MEC Services with or without notice. By using or accessing MEC Services, you understand and agree that MeetEatChat bears no legal responsibility to you for any modification, abeyance, or termination of MEC Services. The Company may change MEC's layout and design from time to time, and the availability of the content and services included therein, without giving any prior notice on MEC. You hereby agree and acknowledge that the Company is not responsible for any errors or malfunctions that may occur in connection with the performing of such changes. The Company may change the Terms from time to time, including any other policies.
Links to Third Party Websites
The Company may integrate commercials, advertisements and/or sponsored links, whether within or beside MEC. By clicking the advertisements you may be transferred to a website of an advertiser or receive any other messages, information or offers from the advertiser and from others. All the information contained in such commercials and advertisements belongs solely to the advertisers and the Company makes no warranties or representations as to such advertisements, whether or not the Company has control over such advertisements. The Company, advertisers and/or third parties related thereto may be entitled to certain shares of the earnings for such commercials. You agree, acknowledge and consent that no right, title or interest is or shall be granted to you in any way with respect to any revenue share whatsoever in relation thereto, whether as a paying User or not.
Limitation of Liability
The Use of MeetEatChat and participation in any service is solely at your own risk. MEC Disclaims all liability to the maximum extent permitted by law.