By accessing and/or using any parts of Sewatama Group you fully accept and comply to these Terms of
continuing using Sewatama Group implies its
acceptance and obligation to comply.
1.1. This site, hereafter also referred to as Sewatama Group, is funded, owned and managed by Bali Villa
Rental Association. Sewatama Group is not related or
affiliated in any way to vendors, suppliers, and any of
1.2. Sewatama Group is dedicated to provide an open,
easily accessible and honest community for members of Bali
Villa Rental Association and its business stakeholders,
including but not limited to vendors, suppliers, villa
renters, and related government authorities. All of our
Sewatama Group members are encouraged to openly and
respectfully communicate on this platform. We believe in
good manners, that friendliness is good manners and that all
have a right to friendliness. We take breaches to these
2. BASIC GUIDELINES
Our guidelines are based on the following principles:
2.1. We believe everyone has something to contribute.
2.2. We believe that each Sewatama Group member is
basically honest and is capable of showing respect towards
other members and be friendly.
2.3. Basically, we do not perform censorship of contributed
material. However we hold the rights to take action when
necessary to disable certain contributions. This is
especially true if the material includes or refers to
violence, is of a pornographic nature or if it bashes other
2.4. Promoting type of contributions are not allowed. If you
want to offer certain products or services, please contact
us. You may though place an advertisement in our newsletter.
If you're interested, please contact us.
2.5. Do not place references in the forums to items you're
selling on another site.
2.6. This is a resource on topics related to holiday rental
business and Bali tourism in general, no debates will be
allowed on political, sexual or religious issues; any
message that is considered to incite a debate on such
subjects will be considered off-topic and deleted.
2.7. We encourage good discussions and interesting
contributions, but reserve the right to disable any
contributed material in our sole discretion and without
prior notice. Whilst we in many cases we may give a warning
in advance, this may not happen.
2.8. Sewatama Group is a resource available online.
We will appreciate your efforts to check correct spelling
for clear readability, improved search ability and to avoid
3. POSTING, LINKS TO IMAGES, UPLOADING AND ATTACHING
3.1. The uploading of images to our forums related to
postings is allowed in limited extend. We must limit
quantity, size and frequency of photo posts in the forums in
the interest of a pleasurable visit for all visitors. Not
only traffic is a major cost component, a big number of
visitors are not on broad band Internet connections.
3.2. Do not post materials – text or images - which are not
legally belonging to you.
3.3. In the forums, limit the image to no more than 800
pixels on the longest side.
3.4. In the forums, there is a maximum 100KByte limit to
each image posted.
3.5. If you add a signature to your posts please make it
short and not political, religious or controversial. You are
not allowed to include links in your signature.
4. REGISTERING AT SEWATAMA GROUP
4.1. Registering at Sewatama Group is a free of
charge. Certain forums may apply specific membership
requirements. We ask you though to adhere to the rules
mentioned on this page when registering. Member
registrations not complying with these rules will be removed
without prior notice
4.2. You must use your real first and last name when filling
out the first and last names in our registration forms.
4.3. Using an email account in the registration where this
account is from a site which is not considered proper, such
as sites with content of sex, violence or devil worshipping
are not accepted and will automatically terminate the
4.4. Using an inaccessible email account when registering
will automatically terminate the account.
4.5. Making multiple registrations will automatically
terminate all registered accounts.
4.6. It is not allowed to use an offensive or controversial
4.7. It is not allowed to use misleading usernames, e.g.
"Forum Moderator" or "Villa Owner".
5. YOUR ACCOUNT, PASSWORD AND SECURITY
5.1. You will receive a password and account designation
upon completing the registration process. You are
responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the
password and account, and are fully responsible for all
activities that occur under your password or account.
5.2. You agree to immediately notify Sewatama Group
of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any
other breach of security. Sewatama Group cannot and
will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your
failure to comply with this.
5.3. You agree to keep your account information current,
profile, email address, etc. If you believe that someone is
misusing your account, please contact us and inform us about
6. MEMBERS CONDUCT
6.1. You understand that all materials, such as data,
information, software, photographs, articles, reviews,
stories, forum postings or other materials ("content"),
whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the
sole responsibility of the person from which such content
originated. This means that you, and not Sewatama Group, are entirely responsible for all content that
you upload, post, email or otherwise make available via the
6.2. Sewatama Group does not control the content
posted via the site and, as such, does not guarantee the
accuracy, integrity or quality of such content (see
Disclaimer of Warranty below). You understand that by using
the site, you may be exposed to content that is offensive,
indecent or objectionable to you.
6.3. You agree not to use these sites to:
a) Upload, email, post or otherwise make available any
content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive,
harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous,
invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially,
ethnically or otherwise objectionable.
b) Upload, email, post or otherwise make available any
content that you do not have a right to make available under
any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships.
c) Upload, email, post or otherwise make available or engage
in solicitation of illegal copies of software and/or, of any
content that infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or
other proprietary rights of any party.
d) Upload, email, post or otherwise make available any
unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional
materials, "junk mail", "spam" or any other form of
e) Upload, email, post, or otherwise make available any
material that contains software viruses or any other
computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt,
destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software
or hardware or telecommunications equipment.
f) Interfere with or disrupt the site or servers
communication infrastructure connected to the site, or
disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or
regulations of networks connected to the site. g) Engage in
any form of solicitation of any illegal act.
h) Violate any applicable local, state, national or
international law, any rules of any national, and any
regulations having the force of law.
i) Upload, email, post or otherwise make available any
content that deliberately and repeatedly bashes any brand,
product or company. If you wish to make a complaint or other
negative comment in respect of any brand, product or
company, then make it once and be sure you have documented
facts to support your remark.
6.4 Sewatama Group reserves the right to terminate
the account of any member at any time.
7. LICENSES, OWNERSHIP AND COPYRIGHT ISSUES
7.1. If you contribute material (information, data,
software, photographs, articles, reviews, stories, forum
postings etc.), you also automatically grant us an
irrevocable, royalty-free, transferable and worldwide right
and license to modify, publish and reproduce that material
in perpetuity, for the purpose of operating, displaying,
distributing and promoting the site without any compensation
to you. This also means that you, as the legal owner of the
contributed material, automatically and implicitly - through
the submission - declare yourself as the rightful owner of
the contributed material and that all so called moral rights
which may be raised out of this material have been waived.
None of the material shall be subject to any obligation of
confidence on the part of Sewatama Group.
7.2. Submitting the property of another, without the consent
of that owner, may also subject you to legal liability for
infringement of copyright, trademark, and/or other
intellectual property rights.
7.3. In the event that Sewatama Group intend to use
the contributed material for anything not related to the
purposes mentioned in 7.1, we will contact the owner of the
material to negotiate terms of usage beyond the rights
already granted through the submission of the material.
7.4. Copyright stays with the legal owner, the contributor.
7.5. By registering, member agrees that although the member
retains the copyright of his own images or other works
posted on Sewatama Group forums, all posts belong to
and are the property of the Sewatama Group. Sewatama Group is not responsible for loss of posts,
modifications, copying, republication, distortion, quoting
or other use of the posts by other users or third parties.
Member hereby waives any right to make any claim against
Sewatama Group or other users for any use of a post,
including but not limited to any modifications, copying,
republications, distortions, or quoting.
8. NO COPY AND NO RESALE
8.1. You agree not to reproduce, recompile, duplicate, copy,
nor sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any
portion of the site, its content, use of the site or access
to the site.
8.2. You must not use the site to violate anyone's
copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property rights,
including those of Sewatama Group.
9. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
9.1. Sewatama Group can contain links to third party
web sites ("third party sites"). Since we have no control of
such sites, we do not endorse, have not reviewed and are not
responsible for the content or availability of such third
9.2. You acknowledge that you use third party sites at your
own risk and that Sewatama Group is not responsible
or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss
which may result of such usage in connection with products
or services available on third party sites, nor for the
content or the quality of the service(s) provided at such
third party sites.
10. RECEIVING EMAILS
10.1. As a registered user at Sewatama Group, you
will receive emails from us from time to time. We do not
send out emails often, but when we do we feel that the
information is important and that all registered users
should be informed about that specific issue.
10.2. If you don't want to receive any emails from our
community, you may send us an email and we will remove your
account. This also means that your registration at Sewatama
Group is canceled completely. If you have
received unsolicited email through the site, please contact
us and inform us about it.
11. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY
Sewatama Group assumes no responsibility for errors
or omissions in any provided information, software or other
data (hereafter referred to as "materials"). ANY MATERIALS
LOCATED ON THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY
OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT
LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY,
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
Sewatama Group further does not warrant the accuracy or
completeness of the information, text, graphics, links or
other items contained within these materials. Sewatama Group shall not be liable for any special, indirect,
incidental, or consequential damages, including without
limitation, lost revenues or lost profits, which may result
from the use of these materials. Sewatama Group does
not provide or support the provision of legal advice. The
law of the many jurisdictions represented by the membership
vary widely on the legal issues raised in questions and the
answers you read on the forums. Accordingly, you should seek
authorized counsel for your questions in your specific
jurisdiction and not rely solely on the general viewpoints
expressed here. The materials on these sites are subject to
change without notice and do not represent a commitment on
the part of Sewatama Group in the future. Sewatama Group does not warrant and disclaims any responsibility
or liability in regard to system performance, availability,
data protection, or reliability. By using Sewatama Group you release
Sewatama Group from any
liability or loss of, or damage to, or errors in, data,
information, images, posts, member records, member status or
any information you post, upload or which pertains to you.
Contacting the Website
If you have any questions about this
website, please contact:
Jalan Tunjung Sari 69
Denpasar 80117, Bali - Indonesia
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Sewatama Group reserves the right to change this
All changes will be posted to this page, and we will use
commercially reasonable efforts to notify you of any
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