TERMS of service

We run a travel blog, SITE hosting & e-commerce service and would love for you to use it. 
Our basic service is free, and we offer paid upgrades for advanced features such as domain hosting and extra storage. Our service is designed to give you as much control and ownership over what goes on your site as possible and encourage you to express yourself freely. However, be responsible in what you publish. In particular, make sure that none of the prohibited items listed below appear on your site or get linked to from your site (things like spam, viruses, or hate content).

Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using the Website. By accessing or using any part of the web site, you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the Website or use any services.

Content Copyrights

You own all the copyrights to the content you create and share using Kettik. You just give us license to reproduce your content solely for the purpose of displaying, distributing and promoting your blog on different parts of the Kettik network. We do not sell or share any of your data with third party services.

Paid Upgrades

Our basic service is free. However you can buy additional storage and choose to publish your own website by purchasing paid upgrades from Kettik.  Upgrade fees are payable on a monthly or annual basis. Upgrade fees are not refundable.

e-Commerce Booking engine

We offer a booking engine for travel companies and hotels to accept bookings for their services directly on their websites (created using Kettik). Our service is limited to providing the technology platform for this booking engine. All the customer queries and disputes should be handled directly by the business

Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using the Website. By accessing or using any part of the web site, you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement.


1. Your Kettik.com Account and Site. If you create a blog on the Website, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and blog, and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account and any other actions taken in connection with the blog. You must immediately notify Kettik of any unauthorized uses of your blog, your account or any other breaches of security. Kettik will not be liable for any acts or omissions by You, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.


2. Responsibility of Contributors. If you operate a blog, comment on a blog, post material to the Website, post links on the Website, or otherwise make (or allow any third party to make) material available by means of the Website (any such material, “Content”), You are entirely responsible for the content of, and any harm resulting from, that Content. That is the case regardless of whether the Content in question constitutes text, graphics, an audio file, or computer software. By making Content available, you represent and warrant that:

the downloading, copying and use of the Content will not infringe the proprietary rights, including but not limited to the copyright, patent, trademark or trade secret rights, of any third party;

if your employer has rights to intellectual property you create, you have either (i) received permission from your employer to post or make available the Content, including but not limited to any software, or (ii) secured from your employer a waiver as to all rights in or to the Content;

you have fully complied with any third-party licenses relating to the Content, and have done all things necessary to successfully pass through to end users any required terms;

the Content does not contain or install any viruses, worms, malware, Trojan horses or other harmful or destructive content;

the Content is not spam, is not machine- or randomly-generated, and does not contain unethical or unwanted commercial content designed to drive traffic to third party sites or boost the search engine rankings of third party sites, or to further unlawful acts (such as phishing) or mislead recipients as to the source of the material (such as spoofing);

the Content is not pornographic, does not contain threats or incite violence, and does not violate the privacy or publicity rights of any third party;

your blog is not getting advertised via unwanted electronic messages such as spam links on newsgroups, email lists, other blogs and web sites, and similar unsolicited promotional methods;

your blog is not presented in a manner that misleads your readers into thinking that you are another person or company; and

you have, in the case of Content that includes computer code, accurately categorized and/or described the type, nature, uses and effects of the materials, whether requested to do so by Kettik or otherwise.


By submitting Content to Kettik for inclusion on your Website, you grant Kettik a world-wide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, modify, adapt and publish the Content solely for the purpose of displaying, distributing and promoting your blog. 


You also give other Kettik.com users permission to share your Content on other Kettik.com sites and add their own Content to it (aka to reblog your Content), so long as they use only a portion of your post and they give you credit as the original author by linking back to your site (the Reblogging function on Kettik.com does this automatically!).


If you delete Content, Kettik will use reasonable efforts to remove it from the Website, but you acknowledge that caching or references to the Content may not be made immediately unavailable.


3. Payment and Renewal.

General Terms.
Optional paid services such as extra storage, or domain purchases are available on the Website (any such services, an “Upgrade”). By selecting an Upgrade you agree to pay Kettik the monthly or annual subscription fees indicated for that service. Payments will be charged on a pre-pay basis on the day you sign up for an Upgrade and will cover the use of that service for a monthly or annual subscription period as indicated. Upgrade fees are not refundable.

Automatic Renewal.
Unless you notify Kettik before the end of the applicable subscription period that you want to cancel an Upgrade, your Upgrade subscription will automatically renew and you authorize us to collect the then-applicable annual or monthly subscription fee for such Upgrade (as well as any taxes) using any credit card or other payment mechanism we have on record for you. Upgrades can be canceled at any time in the Upgrades section of your site’s dashboard.


4. Responsibility of Website Visitors. Kettik has not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, posted to the Website, and cannot therefore be responsible for that material’s content, use or effects. By operating the Website, Kettik does not represent or imply that it endorses the material there posted, or that it believes such material to be accurate, useful or non-harmful. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. The Website may contain content that is offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable, as well as content containing technical inaccuracies, typographical mistakes, and other errors. The Website may also contain material that violates the privacy or publicity rights, or infringes the intellectual property and other proprietary rights, of third parties, or the downloading, copying or use of which is subject to additional terms and conditions, stated or unstated. Kettik disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use by visitors of the Website, or from any downloading by those visitors of content there posted.


5. Content Posted on Other Websites. We have not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, made available through the websites and webpages to which Kettik.com links, and that link to Kettik.com. Kettik does not have any control over those non-Kettik websites and webpages, and is not responsible for their contents or their use. By linking to a non-Kettik website or webpage, Kettik does not represent or imply that it endorses such website or webpage. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. Kettik disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from your use of non-Kettik websites and webpages.


6. Copyright Infringement and DMCA Policy. As Kettik asks others to respect its intellectual property rights, it respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that material located on or linked to by Kettik.com violates your copyright, you are encouraged to notify Kettik in accordance with Kettik’s Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) Policy. Kettik will respond to all such notices, including as required or appropriate by removing the infringing material or disabling all links to the infringing material. Kettik will terminate a visitor’s access to and use of the Website if, under appropriate circumstances, the visitor is determined to be a repeat infringer of the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of Kettik or others. In the case of such termination, Kettik will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid to Kettik.


7. Intellectual Property. This Agreement does not transfer from Kettik to you any Kettik or third party intellectual property, and all right, title and interest in and to such property will remain (as between the parties) solely with Kettik. Your use of the Website grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any Kettik or third-party trademarks.


8. Advertisements. Kettik reserves the right to display advertisements on your blog unless you have purchased an Ad-free Upgrade.


9. Domain Names. If you are registering a domain name, using or transferring a previously registered domain name, you acknowledge and agree that use of the domain name is also subject to the policies of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (“ICANN”), including their Registration Rights and Responsibilities.


10. Changes. We are constantly updating our services, and that means sometimes we have to change the legal terms under which our services are offered. If we make changes that are material, we will let you know by posting on one of our blogs, or by sending you an email or other communication before the changes take effect. The notice will designate a reasonable period of time after which the new Terms will take effect. If you disagree with our changes, then you should stop using Kettik.com within the designated notice period. Your continued use of Kettik.com will be subject to the new Terms. However, any dispute that arose before the changes shall be governed by the Terms (including the binding individual arbitration clause) that were in place when the dispute arose.


11. Termination. Kettik may terminate your access to all or any part of the Website at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately. If you wish to terminate this Agreement or your Kettik.com account (if you have one), you may simply discontinue using the Website. All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability. 


12. Disclaimer of Warranties. The Website is provided “as is”. Kettik and its suppliers and licensors hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Neither Kettik nor its suppliers and licensors, makes any warranty that the Website will be error free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted. If you’re actually reading this, here’s a treat. You understand that you download from, or otherwise obtain content or services through, the Website at your own discretion and risk.


13. Limitation of Liability. In no event will Kettik, or its suppliers or licensors, be liable with respect to any subject matter of this agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for: (i) any special, incidental or consequential damages; (ii) the cost of procurement for substitute products or services; (iii) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data; or (iv) for any amounts that exceed the fees paid by you to Kettik under this agreement during the twelve (12) month period prior to the cause of action. Kettik shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond their reasonable control. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.


14. General Representation and Warranty. You represent and warrant that (i) your use of the Website will be in strict accordance with the Kettik Privacy Policy, with this Agreement and with all applicable laws and regulations (including without limitation any local laws or regulations in your country, state, city, or other governmental area, regarding online conduct and acceptable content, and including all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside) and (ii) your use of the Website will not infringe or misappropriate the intellectual property rights of any third party.


15. Indemnification. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Kettik, its contractors, and its licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of the Website, including but not limited to your violation of this Agreement.