Choice Hotels Owners Council welcomes you to its Internet site, https://www.choiceowners.com. We provide you, our customers, our Site under the following notices, terms and conditions. When you access, browse or use this Site, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to be bound by these use terms.
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CHOICE HOTELS, COMFORT INN, COMFORT SUITES, CLARION, QUALITY, SLEEP INN, ECONO LODGE, RODEWAY, MAINSTAY SUITES, FRIENDSHIP, CHOICE PRIVILEGES, MARINER EXPRESS SERVICES KIOSK, THE POWER OF BEING THERE. GO., 800-4CHOICE and other related trademarks, service marks and designs ("Marks") are registered and owned by us in the United States and other countries. You may not use the Marks in any way without our license or written permission. Other trademarks and service marks that may appear on the Site are the property of their respective owners.
Our Site content, including text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, and software, and the compilation of them, is our property or the property of our content suppliers and vendors, and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. You may use the Site content and software only as a resource for your travel needs, and not for any other use. You may not display, distribute, modify, reproduce, republish or transmit the Site content.
The Site is intended to assist you in determining the availability of and booking hotel rooms. Except for printing information in connection with your travel, you may not reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or otherwise exploit this Site unless we provide you with prior written permission to do so. We may refuse service, terminate access, and/or cancel transactions at our discretion.
The rates listed on the Site are provided by the individual hotels and are represented in their local currency. Currency may be converted at the Site, however, it is provided for informational use only. We base international currency conversion on publicly available sources, so we do not warrant or guarantee that conversion rates will be the same at the time you pay the hotel. Your payments to hotels on the Site are exclusively between you and the hotel, and we do not assume any liability or involvement in disputes you may have with a hotel. Hotels may change price and availability of rooms listed on the Site without notice.
You are anonymous on this Site until you knowingly provide us with information. While we have configured the Site to create a temporary "cookie" for us to keep track of your preferences and activities during your visits (for example, customizing the Site to show the brand that you originally typed in), the cookie gives us no information about you or your computer. Set your browser to reject cookies if you have further concerns.
When you voluntarily provide us with information, such as your name, address, phone number, credit card information and room preference, your information is encrypted if transferred over a Secured Sockets Layer (SSL) browser, available on browsers such as Netscape Navigator or Microsoft Internet Explorer. The padlock icon on the lower right side of your screen will appear locked and the first characters of the Site address will change from "http" to "https" if you are accessing a secure server. Once information reaches us, we store it behind a secure firewall that blocks access to the information outside our server.
We pledge to keep confidential the private information that you provide to us. We require our employees, endorsed vendors, agents and affiliates to affirm the confidential nature of your information and not share it with any third party.
We will not sell, trade, rent or release your private information to anyone outside our company and franchisees, without your approval and giving you the opportunity to opt out. We may disclose your information to parties requiring it under law or use it to perform credit checks, report or collect debts owed or protect the rights or property of Choice, the Site or its users.
If we offer a contest, sweepstakes, and promotion, we will post clear rules about how we may request additional private information that may be used by our sponsors for marketing. You will be given the option to opt out of the opportunity to receive additional information from us or our sponsors.
If you leave the Site via links on the Site, we are not responsible for the privacy or other policies on those sites.
Choice Hotels Owners Council uses pixels, or transparent GIF files, to help manage online advertising. These GIF files are provided by our ad management partner, DoubleClick. These files enable DoubleClick to recognize a unique cookie on your Web browser, which in turn enables us to learn which advertisements bring users to our website. The cookie was placed by us, or by another advertiser who works with DoubleClick. With both cookies and Spotlight technology, the information that we collect and share is anonymous and not personally identifiable. It does not contain your name, address, telephone number, or email address. For more information about DoubleClick, including information about how to opt out of these technologies, go to http://www.doubleclick.net /us/corporate/privacy.
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Choice Hotels Owners Council
4200 Morganton Road, Suite 200-13
Fayetteville, NC 28314