Terms For Owners
By accessing and using this Site, you agree to each of the terms and conditions set forth herein (“Terms For Owners”). The following terms apply to the owners of Cabins that list their Cabin on Cabin Iceland’s website and/or use it’s booking system when renting out their cabins. The terms apply to usage of the site along with the condition of the cabins and information posted on the site by owners.
The following concepts will be used in these terms:
User: A cabin owner who wants to register his cabin to Cabin Iceland’s database. In case a renter wants to use Cabin Iceland’s service for the sole purpose of releasing a classified ad concerning his Cabin on Cabin Iceland’s website, chapter 4 of these terms does not apply but other terms apply nevertheless. In case a renter wants to use Cabin Iceland’s booking service, the terms as a whole apply.
Cabin Iceland: Pineapple ehf, kt. 540420-0920, Bolholt 4, 105 Reykjavík, owner and operator of the website: www.cabiniceland.is
Tenant: A user of the website that rents a property using Cabin Iceland’s website and database.
Cabin: A product listed on Cabin Iceland’s website by a user for rental purposes.
Host: A user of cabiniceland.is who lists a product for commercial purposes.
1. Description of the service
Cabin Iceland offers an electronic booking service. The service provides a chance for owners to register their cabins in the system on their own. Cabin Iceland operates the booking system and management of the rental service.
2. Registration of users, use of the web and responsibility for content.
2.1 General: By signing up as a user of the website Cabin Iceland, the user agrees to respect the rules and terms of Cabin Iceland, along with any changes that may occur in the future. The user undertakes an obligation to observe and follow these possible changes, but the terms will be accessible at any time on Cabin Iceland’s website. If Cabin Iceland executives believe that a user has somehow violated the terms on Cabin Iceland’s page, then Cabin Iceland reserves the right to block the user´s access and deny him access to services from then on.
2.2 Responsibility: The user is entirely responsible for all content that he posts on Cabin Iceland’s website. The user realizes that Cabin Iceland does not examine the material posted on the web in advance and the user is responsible for the content posted. The user shall register the requested information to Cabin Iceland’s website and guarantees that the information is correct.
2.3 E-mail: When a user logs on to Cabin Iceland’s website, he must give up an active e-mail address. If the user changes his e-mail address, he must let Cabin Iceland know about the changes. In addition, users need to update any additional personal information on the site, when updates occur.
2.4 Password: A user´s password is not to be shared with anyone and the user is responsible for preserving the password.
2.5 Newsletter: A user gives Cabin Iceland permission to e-mail him updates and news in the form of a newsletter.
3. Registering a Cabin
3.1 General: By registering a cabin on the website Cabin Iceland, the Cabin will be accessible to users of Cabin Iceland and is promoted for renting. Cabin Iceland’s service is designed for short-term rent the assets that come under the term cabin are houses, cottages, holiday-houses, huts or other similar premises. Cabin Iceland does not, however, properties for long-time renting and reserves the right to refuse registration of assets in their booking system if the property does not meet the conditions above. Cabin Iceland reserves the right to remove the registered owners of cabins and deny them access to services on the website if Cabin Iceland believes that a user has somehow violated Cabin Iceland or its users
3.2 Images: By uploading images to Cabin Iceland’s website, the user agrees to Cabin Iceland’s full rights to use the images free of charge, for brochures, advertisements and other news material used in Cabin Iceland’s marketing.
3.3. Information: The user guarantees that the information he downloads to database concerning his cabin is correct and that the objects and the characteristics described therein are available and useful to the tenants.
4. Renting out a cabin
4.1. Proxy from the owner: The user gives Cabin Iceland the authority to rent out his Cabin. By doing so, he gives Cabin Iceland permission to make rental contracts, using its system and/or database according to these terms and in accordance with the information and price the owner specifies and introduces. Cabins will not be rented out to individuals younger than 22 years old. Cabin Iceland sends a notification to the owner of the cabin each time it is rented out through Cabin Iceland’s booking system.
4.2 General: At the start of the rental period, the cabin shall have been cleaned. The cabin shall include facilities, sufficient to keep a simple home, such as furniture, kitchen and bath implements and a sleeping facility. Footage of the cabin should be updated as changes occur (Renewal of Furniture, additions, etc.) The cabin shall be properly labeled and a detailed route description should be available. In the “description of the dwelling” on Cabin Iceland’s website, there must be a statement of whether the beds and pillows are provided.
4.3 Delivery & return: The cabin should be available from 16:00 on the agreed day of rental and the owner of the cabin shall deliver the keys to the cabin or have them accessible from that time. The cabin must be returned at. 12:00 at the agreed return date. If the cabin is not returned in time, the owner is responsible for getting the tenant to leave the cabin
4.4 Payment: Cabin Iceland accepts payments through the booking system from tenants. Payments are withdrawn from the tenant’s credit card and Cabin Iceland keeps the amount on deposit accounts in its portfolio until the cabin has been returned. Cabin Iceland pays the owners at the beginning of each month for revenues that have developed when the tenant has stayed in the rented cabin. If the payment will take interest rates from the time Cabin Iceland recieves it until it is paid the owner of the house, these interest rates will belong to Cabin Iceland.
4.5 Commissions: Cabin Iceland takes a 10% matching fee plus applicable taxes when a booking is confirmed. Cabin Iceland’s commission fee is deducted from the amount paid by Cabin Iceland to the owner of a cabin under Section 4.4. Cabin Iceland’s commission fee shall be paid even if the cabin’s owner has to repay the tenant in whole or in part, and is nonrefundable based on the time of confirmation and in accordance with our cancellation policy.
4.6 Double bookings: A cabin owner that uses Cabin Iceland’s booking system can book his cabin on his own without paying Cabin Iceland any commission. The owner is however obligated to book simultaneously on Cabin Iceland’s website. Otherwise there is a possibility a double booking takes place. The booking placed earlier in the booking system is the one that holds and is valid.
4.7 Damage: Cabin is not responsible for any damage or decrease of a cabins value that might be caused by a tenant or other reasons during rental time.
4.8 Withdrawal: In case an owner wants to remove his cabin from Cabin Iceland’s booking system, he should report it via e-mail or other verifiable means and the cabin will be removed from Cabin Iceland’s website after that.
4.9 Cancellation: : Cancellation must be reported to Cabin Iceland or to the host of the property via e-mail or other verifiable means. Cabin Iceland’s allows hosts to choose between three standardized cancellation policies: Flexible, Moderate and Strict.
Flexible: A reservation can be cancelled with 72 hours (3 days) or more prior to the scheduled arrival date and 100% of the full rental price will be repaid
Moderate: A reservation can be cancelled with 14 days or more prior to the scheduled arrival date and 100% of the full rental price will be repaid.
Strict: A reservation can be cancelled 30 days or more prior to the scheduled arrival date and 80% of the rental price will be repaid.
5. Intellectual property
All information, data and materials presented on Cabin Iceland’s website www.cabiniceland.is, including but not limited to names, logos, and the layout of the website, are subject to copyright, trade mark rights, database rights and/or other intellectual property rights. You may only use those information, data and materials as strictly required for your permitted personal, non-commercial purposes. Any other use of the information, data, materials, without Cabin Iceland’s prior written consent, is prohibited and will constitute a breach of these Terms and Conditions and may infringe Cabin Iceland’s intellectual property rights. In the event of such a breach, we reserve our right to apply all applicable legal action and proceedings without further notice
6. Confirmation of terms
Confirmation of this Agreement and terms is in accordance with paragraphs 1 and 2. Article 10. Act. 30/2002,. By accepting the these terms, the tenant confirms that he has read them and agrees to them. The tenant will be sent an electronic confirmation of the booking in which information on where to find the terms is included. In accordance with paragraph 1. of Article 9. Act. 30/2002 Bungalo as a service provider points out that the company retains a copy of these terms. The terms are accessible in the user´s personal space on Bungalo´s website. Cabin Iceland works in accordance with the ethical code of the Icelandic Federation of Trade and Services, on electronic transactions which is accessible on the Federation´s webpage.
7. Court cases
Legal issues that may arise due to these conditions, or the communication of a tenant and Cabin Iceland shall be brought before the District Court.