Legal Notice

Last updated: 16 JANUARY 2024 (UTC+01:00)

This Legal Notice regulates the rights and obligations of The Bus in Costa Rica (”we”, “us”, “thebusincostarica.com”, “this website”) and of the users in relation to accessing, browsing and using this website, while allowing us to modify its content without prior notice. The applicability of this Legal Notice corresponds to its last update in the moment of interaction with this website.

Sources of income

Membership fee

In thebusincostarica.com it is possible to purchase a membership.

Affiliate marketing

In affiliate marketing, the affiliate promotes a product or service through various marketing channels and earns a commission for each sale or conversion generated through their unique affiliate link without any extra cost for the customer.

The Bus in Costa Rica works with the following affiliation partners:

  • Hostelworld
  • SafetyWing

Membership terms

Characteristics

The membership available for purchase on this website provides the purchaser with access to certain content of this website which is restricted for not members. The content includes information about public transportation in Costa Rica.

Price

The current price for purchasing the membership is USD3.50.

Disclaimer

The website reserves the right to refuse or cancel membership to any user at any time without notice and for any reason. The website also reserves the right to modify, suspend, or terminate any aspect of the website, including membership features, at any time without notice.

Refund policy

It is possible to request a refund of the cost of the membership within a maximum period of 14 days only if at the moment of the request, the purchaser has not been provided with access to the restricted content described in the characteristics.

In case of refund, the user purchasing the service will be responsible for the payment of fees corresponding to the transaction, including bank fees and fees by third-party payment platforms.

In case of refund, this will be performed by the same mean as the one used in the purchasing process.

Payment

For the purchase of the membeship, there are two available payment methods:

  • PayPal

    Payments can be performed directly with the user’s PayPal account, a service provided by PayPal Inc..

    Fees for the use of this platform are included in the price. We are not responsible for the charge of any other fee.

  • Debit or credit card

    For payments with debit or credit card, the payment platform by PayPal Inc. is used.

    Fees for the use of this platform are included in the price. We are not responsible for the charge of any other fee.

Language

Any commercial communication with The Bus in Costa Rica must be performed in neutral English or neutral Spanish to be considered valid.

Duration of agreement

Currently, the duration period of the membership described above is until, and including, the 31st of March 2024.

Memberships paid between the 24th of November 2023 and the 15th of January 2024 have as expiration date the 31st of January 2024.

Memberships paid between the 26th of August 2023 and the 23rd of November 2023 have as expiration date the 30th of November 2023.

Memberships paid between the 6th of June 2023 and the 25th of August 2023 have as expiration date the 31st of August 2023.

Memberships paid before the 6th of June 2023 have as expiration date the 30th of June 2023.

All dates are set based on UTC+01:00.

Functionality of digital content

The content of thebusincostarica.com which is available for members can be accessed with the same hardware and software allowing the user to access the home page of this website when connected to the internet (e.g. windows computer, android smartphone, iPhone).

Content disclaimer

The information provided on the website is for general informational purposes only and should not be relied upon as legal, financial, or professional advice. The website makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose.

Intellectual property

Unless otherwise stated, all written content on this site is owned by The Bus in Costa Rica and/or our affiliates or licensors, and are protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. The website is provided solely for your personal non-commercial use. You may not use the website or the materials available on the website in a manner that constitutes an infringement of our rights or that has not been authorized by us. More specifically, you may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, translate, sell, create derivative works, exploit, or distribute in any manner or medium (including by email or other electronic means) any material from the website without prior permission. You may, however, download, print, and/or share one copy of individual pages of the website for non-commercial use, provided that you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.

Limitation of liability

The website will not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages arising out of or in connection with the use or inability to use the website, even if the website has been advised of the possibility of such damages. This includes damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses.

Governing law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the jurisdiction in which the website operates. Any disputes arising out of or related to these terms and conditions or the use of the website shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of that jurisdiction.

Contact us

If you have questions or comments regarding the Legal Notice, you may reach us using the contact form.