Terms and Conditions
Last Update: August 2012
Air France: Societe Air France, a company incorporated under
the laws of France, with its registered office at 45, rue de Paris, F-95747
Roissy CDG, Cedex France.
FB: abbreviation for the Flying Blue Program, the loyalty program of Air France and KLM
FB Club China: a online community hosted by Air France and KLM where Flying Blue Members can create their own membership account and find services which will facilitate members to travel and.
FB Club China Member: a FB member who enrolled in the program and adheres to the terms and conditions of FB Club China.
FB Club China Publications: the general name for the communication resources used to regularly update FB Club China Members, such as the FB Club China website and FB Club China e-mails.
FB Club China Services: services offered to Members of FB Club China by Air France and KLM and/or third parties and communicated through FB Club China Publications.
FB Member: a person who enrolled in the Flying Blue Program
‘KLM’: Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij N.V. (KLM Royal Dutch Airlines), with its registered office at Amsterdamseweg 55, 1182 GP Amstelveen, the Netherlands.
Terms and Conditions: the terms and conditions governing the contractual relationship between Air France and KLM and Members in the FB Club China and applicable to all Members.
This User Agreement describes the terms on which you may access and use the services of FB Club China. In order to become a FB Club China Member, you must read and accept all of the terms and conditions of this User Agreement. If you do not agree to be bound by the terms of this User Agreement, you may not use nor access our services. Nothing in this User Agreement shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits. We reserve the right to modify this User Agreement at any time, and without prior notice, by posting amended terms on this website. AIR FRANCE and KLM retain the right to change or remove terms and conditions and/or to terminate FB Club China as a whole by posting amended terms on this website. AIR FRANCE and KLM shall not be liable for any loss or damage resulting from said changes and/or termination. Your continued use of the FB Club China Service indicates your acceptance of the amended User Agreement.
Description of Service
FB Club China is an online service offered to enable business travelers to create their own Club China network, find and connect with other business travelers and make use of the services on the FB Club China website offered by AIR FRANCE and KLM and third parties.
Membership is limited to the Members of the Flying Blue Program. FB Club China is not available to minors under the age of 18 or to any users suspended or removed from the system by FB Club China for any reason. Users may not have more than one active account. Additionally, users are prohibited from selling, trading, or otherwise transferring their FB Club China account to another party. If you do not qualify, you may not use the FB Club China Services.
Use of Service
Your use of the FB Club China Service is governed by this User Agreement. FB Club China may refuse service without prior notice to any user for any or no reason. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account, and fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account with or without your knowledge. If you knowingly provide your login and password information to another person, your account privileges may be suspended temporarily or terminated. You agree to immediately notify FB Club China of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security. FB Club China cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these obligations.
You agree that FB Club China may, with or without cause, immediately terminate your FB Club China account and access to the FB Club China Services without prior notice. Without limiting the foregoing, the following will lead to a termination by FB Club China of a user’s use of the FB Club China Service: (a) breaches or violations of this User Agreement or other incorporated agreements or guidelines, (b) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies, (c) a request by you (self-initiated account deletions), (d) unexpected technical issues or problems, (e) extended periods of inactivity and (f) misuse of personal data from other FB Club China Members. Termination of your FB Club China account includes removal of access to all offerings within the FB Club China Service and may also bar you from further use of the FB Club China Service. Furthermore, you agree that all terminations shall be made in FB Club China's sole discretion and that FB Club China shall not be liable to you nor to any third party for any termination of your account or access to the FB Club China Service.
You understand and agree not to use FB Club China to:
• Post content or initiate communications which are unlawful, libelous, abusive, obscene, discriminatory, or otherwise objectionable.
• Use the FB Club China Service for any illegal purpose, including but not limited to conspiring to violate laws.
• Falsely state, impersonate, or otherwise misrepresent your identity, including but not limited to the use of a pseudonym, or misrepresenting your current or previous positions and qualifications, or your affiliations with a person or entity, past or present.
• Upload, post, e-mail, transmit or otherwise make available any content or initiate communications which include information that you do not have the right to disclose or make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as insider information, or proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements).
• Upload, post, e-mail, transmit or otherwise make available any content or initiate communications that infringe upon patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights or other proprietary rights.
• Upload, post, e-mail, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail", "spam", "chain letters", "pyramid schemes", or any other form of solicitation. This prohibition includes but is not limited to a) using FB Club China invitations to send messages to people who don't know you or who are unlikely to recognize you as a known contact; b) using FB Club China to connect to people who don't know you and then sending unsolicited promotional messages to those direct connections without their permission; and c) sending messages to distribution lists, newsgroup aliases, or group aliases.
• Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer codes, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment.
• Stalk or harass anyone.
• Forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any communication transmitted through the FB Club China Service.
• Post content in fields that aren’t intended for that content. Example: Putting an address in a name or title field.
• Interfere with or disrupt the FB Club China Service or servers or networks connected to the FB Club China Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the FB Club China Service.
Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all applicable local rules including but not limited to rules regarding online conduct and acceptable content. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the country in which you reside.
Information Provided on this Website
In the course of using the FB Club China Service, FB Club China Members may provide information about themselves, which may be visible to certain other FB Club China Members. However FB Club China Members have their own control about the visibility of their profile to other FB Club China Members, it is possible via the website to get into contact with other FB Club China Members or that other FB Club China Members will contact you to build up a network of business contacts. This will only be validated if both FB Club China Members give their approval. You agree that the validated FB Club China Members in your network can communicate in a direct way to you and FB Club China has no responsibility for these contacts. You understand that by posting materials on the FB Club China website or otherwise providing materials to FB Club China, you are granting FB Club China a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable license to use this information in the course of offering the FB Club China Service. Furthermore, you understand that FB Club China retains the right to reformat, excerpt, or translate any materials submitted by you. You understand that all information publicly posted or privately transmitted through the FB Club China Service is the sole responsibility of the person from which such content originated and that FB Club China will not be liable for any errors or omissions in any content. You understand that FB Club China cannot guarantee the identity of any other FB Club China Members with whom you may interact in the course of using the FB Club China Service. Additionally, we cannot guarantee the authenticity of any data which FB Club China Members may provide about themselves or relationships they may describe.
Access to Service
Use of manual or automated software, devices, or other processes to "crawl" or "spider" any web pages contained in the FB Club China website is strictly prohibited. You agree not to monitor or copy, or allow others to monitor or copy, our web pages or the content included therein. You also agree not to "frame" or otherwise simulate the appearance or function of this website. Furthermore, you agree not to take any action that interferes with the proper working of or places an unreasonable load on our infrastructure, including but not limited to unsolicited communications, attempts to gain unauthorized access, or transmission or activation of computer viruses.
Monitoring and Enforcement
While we have the right to monitor activity and content associated with the FB Club China Service, we are not obliged to do so. And since we do not, and may not have the ability to, control or actively monitor content we don't guarantee its accuracy, integrity or quality. Because community standards vary and individuals sometimes choose not to comply with our policies and practices, in the process of using our website, you may be exposed to content that you find offensive or objectionable. You can contact our Service Desk to let us know of content that you find objectionable. We may investigate the complaints and violations of our policies that come to our attention and take any action that we believe is appropriate, including, but not limited to issuing warnings, removing the content or terminating accounts and/or subscriptions. However, because situations and interpretations vary, we also reserve the right not to take any action. Under no circumstances will we be liable in any way for any content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of, access to, or denial of access to any content on the website.
Signing up for a basic FB Club China account is free. FB Club China reserves the right to charge for the FB Club China Service or any portion thereof, modify the pricing of, add to, or discontinue the FB Club China Service or any portion thereof without prior notice.
Disclaimer of Warranties
You understand and agree that the FB Club China Service is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis and that FB Club China does not assume any responsibility for prompt or proper delivery, or retention of any user information or communications between users. FB Club China assumes no responsibility for the accuracy or existence of any communications between users. FB Club China expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. FB Club China makes no warranty that (i) the FB Club China Service will meet your requirements, (ii) the FB Club China Service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free, (iii) the results obtained from use of the FB Club China Service will be accurate or reliable, (iv) the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you through the FB Club China Services will meet your expectations and (v) any errors in the software will be corrected. Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the FB Club China Service is done at your own discretion and risk and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such material. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from FB Club China or through or from the FB Club China Service shall create any warranty not expressly stated in this User Agreement.
The User Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and FB Club China and governs your use of the FB Club China Service, superseding any prior agreements between you and FB Club China.
Limitation of Liability
You expressly understand and agree that FB Club China shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data, or other intangible losses, even if FB Club China has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, some of the above limitations may not apply to you.
To the extent permitted by applicable law this agreement shall be governed by
and construed in accordance with the laws of the Netherlands and any dispute
arising out of or in connection with these terms shall be exclusively
adjudicated by the competent Dutch court, unless otherwise provided for by
mandatory rules of law which are applicable irrespective of the law and place of
jurisdiction governing the contract.
Local legislation or regulations may imply that AIR FRANCE and KLM are unable to offer the FB Club China program or parts thereof in certain countries or to certain FB Members. AIR FRANCE and KLM shall not be liable upon acting in conformity with legislation or regulations and retains the right to terminate the contract with the member.
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If you have, despite AIR FRANCE and KLM's carefulness and cautions within FB Club China, any complaints regarding FB Club China , you can submit them to the FB Club China Service Desk
Facebook policy Flying Blue communities
You can use Facebook Connect to access Flying Blue Club China. As is permitted by the Facebook Connect terms, we will then collect information about you in order to fill out the registration form, including your first and last names, gender, email address and date of birth. In case you already have an account, your Facebook user ID will be used only to log in and no data collection applies.
We take your privacy very seriously and want to assure you that we will take great care in protecting your information. In order to do so, we are adopting the following privacy pledge:
The Flying Blue Club China Privacy Pledge
- We will never post anything to your wall unless you give us permission.
- We will never contact your Facebook friends without your approval.
- We will never store your Facebook password.
- We will only use information you have made publicly available to the Facebook community.
- We encourage you to take control of how and what you share on Facebook by editing your privacy settings here.
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