Terms and Conditions
By accessing this website, you agree to be bound by the terms of this agreement. The information and services on this website are provided by Black Feather – The Wilderness Adventure Company (The Wilderness Adventure Company, Inc.) subject to your agreement to the terms and conditions below.
Use of Information and Services
The information provided on this website is intended solely to assist you in making informed decisions and should in no way be construed as advice for any individual situation or a substitute for professional advice from a qualified professional familiar with your unique facts. Black Feather, its suppliers, and agents assume no responsibility for any consequence relating directly or indirectly to any actions taken on the information, advice, and other recommendations discussed on this website.
While Black Feather, its suppliers, and agents strive to keep the information on this website accurate, complete, and up-to-date, this website may contain errors or be incomplete or misleading in some respects. Neither Black Feather, nor its suppliers or agents guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information on this website. Black Feather reserves the right to alter or modify this website to make improvements and/or changes in the information, material, services, and products described on this website.
BLACK FEATHER – THE WILDERNESS ADVENTURE COMPANY AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS AND AGENTS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL EXPRESSED AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THE INFORMATION, MATERIAL, SERVICES, AND PRODUCTS CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. ALL SUCH INFORMATION, MATERIAL, SERVICES, PRODUCTS, AND RELATED GRAPHICS ON THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND.
IN NO EVENT SHALL BLACK FEATHER AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS AND AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, BUSINESS, DATA, OR PROFITS, LITIGATION AND THE LIKE, WHETHER BASED ON BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), PRODUCT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE INFORMATION, MATERIALS, SERVICES, OR PRODUCTS AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE.
Proprietary Rights, Copyrights, Trademarks, and Servicemarks
Unless otherwise noted, all of the materials, information, and writings contained in this website, as well as the organization and layout of this website, are owned by, and are the copyrighted materials of, Black Feather. Such materials, information, and/or writings may be printed or downloaded for your personal use only. Any copying, reproduction, or editing by mechanical, electronic, or any other means of the material, information, and writings on this website, whether in whole or in part, for distribution or for the use of anyone other than yourself, is expressly forbidden without the prior written consent of Black Feather. Certain names, logos, phrases, and/or artwork contained in this website are trademarks or servicemarks of Black Feather. Any reproduction of such trademarks, in whole or in part, without prior written permission of Black Feather, is strictly forbidden.
Our prices for trips in Canada and Greenland are quoted in Canadian dollars. Trips in the USA, Mexico and Chile are quoted in US dollars. For trips in Canada, Greenland, and the USA, a deposit of 25% of the trip fees is required to hold any position. For trips in Mexico and Chile, a deposit of 50% is expected. For all scheduled trips, the balance of your trip fee is due 60 days before departure. Cash, Visa, MC or cheques payable to Black Feather - The Wilderness Adventure Company should accompany your signed application form.
Trips in Canada are subject to the local taxes charged in the location of the trip. For example a trip in Ontario would have an additional tax of 13% (HST) while one in the Northwest Territories has a 5% tax (GST) only. These taxes are in addition to the trip fee. The tax should be included with each payment. Trips outside Canada are not subject to additional taxes.
Other Additional Costs
Expeditions in a National Park with have an additional National Park Fee. Any taxes on park fees are
included in the fee. Park fees are due with your final payment.
Each trip information package has a section detailing what is and is not included in the trip fee.
If you register for a trip and subsequently cancel:
1. There is a $100 administration charge applied to any cancellation.
2. The balance of your payment (to date) will be refunded for any cancellation up to 61 days prior to departure.
3. For notice given:
a) from 45 - 60 days - we retain 50% of the fee
b) from 30 - 44 days - we retain 75% of the fee
c) from 0 - 29 days - we retain 100% of the fee.
If we cancel a trip:
Should we have to cancel your application, a full refund will be made. We reserve the right to cancel any trip with 29 days notice, if registration is below 50% capacity (4
participants or less). In such cases, we will attempt to accommodate you on another trip with similar dates and demands.
We may require Customers who visit our Website and purchase products on our Website (collectively the “Service”) to give us contact information, which may include but is not limited to the Customer’s name, company name, address, phone number, email address, cookies, IP logs, billing information, billing name and address, credit card number, and other information as detailed below under “Personal Information” (collectively “Personal Information”). Besides the Personal Information, we may also collect other information regarding your use of the Website. From time to time, we may also collect or ask for additional Personal Information, which will also be expressly included herein as Personal Information. You can opt out of providing this additional information by not entering it when asked or not using the Website, although not providing it may hinder your ability to use the Website.
Information collected is used to provide and maintain the Website and is used at Black Feather’s discretion. This Information can also be used to contact you to further discuss interest in our company, the services we provide, and to send information regarding Black Feather, its products and other activities such as promotions and events. You may be invited to receive email correspondence by providing an email address. Your email address and any Personal Information will not be distributed or shared with third parties unless it is to transact such business as you have contracted us to do, to comply with legal processes and/or law enforcement requests, or to conduct any business as Black Feather, in its sole discretion, deems reasonable.
Black Feather may also email (or send via other methods) information regarding updates to the Website, newsletters, advertisements, or other correspondence. You will have an opportunity to unsubscribe to any emails or mailings by clicking on an “unsubscribe” hyperlink contained in such promotional emails or by emailing us. Despite unsubscribing from such list, Black Feather may send confirmation emails if you order online and may need to contact you by phone, email or regular mail with questions or issues concerning your order. Any opt-out by you is not deemed valid until processed by Black Feather. Black Feather shall not be liable for problems arising from the opt-out procedure.
We acknowledge that you have the right to control how your Personal Information is collected and used.
The type of Personal Information that may be collected or submitted to Black Feather includes, but is not limited to the following:
Your name, current address, age group, email address, telephone/cell phone number and fax number;
Information about your visit to the Website, which includes the date and time of your visit, the pages accessed and the documents retrieved; The type of browser used when you visit our Website, and Any personal correspondence, which includes emails
Other information you provide is not required by us but may assist with responding to your request more effectively.
Why Do We Collect Personal Information?
Black Feather offers various products and services to our Customers and also strives to meet the needs of our Customers.
To do this effectively, we need to collect certain Personal Information.
All Personal Information we collect from you requires your consent, for example, opening an account, purchase and delivery of products, special offers, etc. The Personal Information we hold is for establishing and managing our business and customer relationship with you. Sensitive information is subject to greater restrictions and governed by law.
By communicating with Black Feather, including by email and by completing online forms, you are giving your consent to the collection of what Personal Information you provide.
You have the right to anonymity and do not have to supply us with information. However, if you choose not to provide the information and we need to fulfill your request for a specific product, we may be unable to provide you with that requested product.
Keeping a Record of Personal Information
Depending on the product you have acquired, it may be necessary to keep a record of the transaction for business purposes or to enable us to respond to your concerns.
We may hold Personal Information for the following purposes:
- Internal accounting and administration;
- To supply you with information about your account including regular statements;
- To respond to inquiries;
- Enhancing customer service, product options and to improve product performance;
- Promotions, competition entry forms, redemption vouchers, and special offers where you voluntarily supplied your personal details;
- To administer sales records;
- To provide information about us, our products, services and special offers; and
- To analyze our website usage.
Our Disclosure of Your Information/Security
Although Black Feather uses industry standard practices to protect your Personal Information, due to technical limitations, WE DO NOT REPRESENT, WARRANT AND/OR GUARANTEE THAT PERSONAL INFORMATION WILL REMAIN SECURE. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee, and you should not expect, that your Personal Information or private communications will always remain private. Notwithstanding this, as a matter of policy, we NEVER sell or rent any Personal Information about you to any third party.
The following describes some of the ways that your Personal Information may be disclosed and you expressly agree that your Personal Information may be disclosed by Black Feather in the following ways:
Cookies. When you visit the Website, our server may attach a small data file known as a “cookie” to your hard drive. This enables us to analyze usage patterns on our Website in order to tailor it to our users’ needs. Cookies are safe and cannot be used to deliver a virus. Cookies only identify your computer to our servers when you visit our Website. Most web browsers are set to accept cookies. If you do not wish to accept cookies, you can refuse the transfer of cookies to your computer’s hard drive by adjusting your Internet browser. Without accepting a Cookie, you can browse through our site, but you will be unable to establish a shopping cart session and make a purchase on-line.
How We Manage Your Personal Information
You may have contact with us personally, by telephone, mail, over the Internet or other electronic medium. We take all reasonable steps to keep your Personal Information secure in a combination of secure computer storage, hard copy files and other records. We take steps to protect the personal information we hold from misuse, loss, unauthorized access, modification or disclosure. You have the right to access the Personal Information you have provided to us. If you require details of your Personal Information held by us, we will need to verify your identity before meeting your request, which we will process in a reasonable time. If you find that the information we hold about you is inaccurate or out of date then we will promptly correct it upon receipt of the changes from you.
As far as permissible under law, Black Feather accepts no responsibility for the unauthorized access of Personal Information held by Black Feather.
Changes to Our Privacy Statement
From time to time, it may be necessary for us to review and revise our privacy statement. We reserve the right to change our privacy statement at any time and to notify you by publishing an updated version of the policy on the Black Feather website at www.blackfeather.com
How To Contact Us If You Have A Problem Or Complaint
If you have any queries in relation to this policy or its administration or if you would like more details of the type of personal information Black Feather holds, for what purposes, and how we collect, hold, use and disclose that information, please contact Black Feather at (888) 849-7668.