Terms of Use

Water Transportation Alternatives, Inc. (WTAI), dba Boston’s Best Cruises, is comprised of a group of business entities specializing in marine transportation and related maritime industries.

Access to and use of this website and its contents are subject to the following terms and conditions and all applicable laws. Please read this visitor agreement carefully; it is a binding legal contract between you and WTA and by accessing and using this service, you fully acknowledge and accept its terms and conditions. The Internet is an evolving medium, and we may change the terms of this agreement from time to time. By continuing to use the service after we post any changes, you accept this agreement, as modified. You are solely responsible for being in compliance with the then-current terms and conditions.

We reserve the right to deny access to this website, or any service provided via this website, to anyone who violates this visitor agreement, or who, in our sole judgment, interferes with the ability of others to enjoy this website, or who infringes the rights of others.

PRIVACY
We respect the privacy of all users of our website. Please take a moment to review our privacy policy.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
WTA is committed to protecting the copyrights and other intellectual property rights of creative artists and others. We have taken all reasonable steps to ensure that all reproductions on this website are produced according to applicable laws. Copyrights and other proprietary rights in the materials on this site may be the property of individuals and entities other than WTA. You hereby acknowledge and agree that, subject to valid third-party rights, WTA retains all intellectual property rights, including without limitation copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, and other proprietary rights, in and to the texts, images, marks, data, and all other content contained in this website (collectively “Materials”). WTA expressly prohibits the reproduction, distribution, transmission, sale, transfer, creation of derivative works, modification, public display, public performance, publication or any commercial exploitation of any Materials on this website, except for the purposes of fair use as defined in the copyright laws, and as described below.

Reproduction of any images or material the intellectual property rights to which are indicated on this website by a © or otherwise is strictly prohibited without prior written authorization of the respective owners.

GENERAL USE
With the exception of fair use, as described below, the unauthorized reproduction, distribution, and exploitation of the Materials is not permitted. Anyone wishing to use any Materials for any purpose other than fair use must request and receive prior written permission from WTA. Permission must be secured from any third-party rights holders before WTA will grant permission to use any Material.

FAIR USE
In accordance with applicable copyright laws, any materials authored by WTA may be used for limited personal, educational, and non-commercial purposes without permission, provided that the source of the materials is cited. Users must cite the material as they would material from any printed work; the citation should include the URL “www.bostonsbestcruises.com” in addition to all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials. Note, however, that certain photographs, images, writings, artistic representations and other works of art, as well as photographs of any of those items, may be protected by copyright, trademark, or related interests not owned by WTA. The responsibility for ascertaining whether any such rights exist and for obtaining all other necessary permissions remains solely with the user and WTA will have no responsibility in connection with securing such necessary rights for any materials on the website. Any use of the Materials that does not qualify as fair use is subject to WTA’s prior written approval, and the user must request and receive such approval prior to any use.

TRADEMARKS
Nothing contained in this website grants, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any right or license to use any Trademark displayed on the website without written permission of WTA or any third party owner of the Trademark. Your misuse of the Trademarks displayed on the Site, including alteration or use out of context, is strictly prohibited.

LINKS
This website may contain links to third party websites. WTA is not responsible for any content of any linked website. WTA provides these links as a convenience only, and a link does not imply endorsement, sponsorship, or any affiliation with the linked website.

DISCLAIMER
WTA is under no obligation to monitor this website and assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the content or for any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, profanity, danger, or inaccuracy contained in any information within the website. Users are strictly prohibited from posting or transmitting any information of any nature to or on the website. WTA will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing WTA to disclose the identity of anyone violating the provisions of this paragraph.

TICKET AND REFUND POLICIES
Occasionally there are weather, mechanical, or fuel issues beyond our control. As a result, WTA reserves the right to cancel, change or substitute any service, tour, ticket or product that you have booked at any time, for any reason. In such cases, if you are dissatisfied with the alternatives offered, you are entitled to a full refund of the original purchase price. Notwithstanding the above, when we are informed in advance by our agents, service providers and/or suppliers of a significant change to a booking and/or to a tour, product or event, we make every reasonable effort to notify the consumer as appropriate, in order to amend or re-issue the booking where feasible.
- Prices listed on the website(s) are per person, unless otherwise specified.
- Prices are based on United States currency.
- Unless otherwise specified, prices do not include any local taxes or use-fees, including foreign departure, security, port charges, park fees, customs, immigration, agricultural, passenger facility charges or international transportation tax.
- There is no charge for processing credit card payments.
- Full payment by credit card is required to make a reservation.
- Payment will be listed as Water Transportation Alternatives, Inc. on the credit card statement.
- Tickets are non refundable in all circumstances. If the trip is cancelled the ticket price will be refunded.
- You will receive a ticket for each tour, event or service booked.
- You must provide the original, authentic ticket to the appropriate service provider in order to take your trip. PLEASE NOTE ALL PASSENGERS MUST HAVE A TICKET, INCLUDING CHILDREN UNDER THREE. FREE “UNDER 3” tickets are available through the online store, but must be picked up at the will-call window.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
This website is provided to you “as is,” “with all faults” and “as available” with no warranty. To the maximum extent permitted by law, WTA, and all related entities disclaim all warranties or conditions of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, the implied condition of satisfactory quality and implied warranties arising from course of dealing or course of performance. WTA does not warrant, or make any representations that: (a) the website will meet your requirements; (b) the website will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free; (c) the results or information that may be obtained from use of the website will be accurate or reliable; (d) the quality of any products, services, information, other material purchased or obtained by you through the website will meet your expectations; or (e) the website or material accessible through the website is free of viruses or other harmful components. You acknowledge that if you rely on any information or content on the website, you do so solely at your own risk. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties, so the above exclusions may not apply to you.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND THAT IN NO EVENT WILL WTA OR THEIR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, MANAGERS, MEMBERS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, LICENSORS, OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION UNDER CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO: (A) YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE; (B) YOUR RELIANCE ON ANY CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE; (C) ANY GOODS OR SERVICES PURCHASED THROUGH USE OF THE WEBSITE; OR (D) ANY GOODS OR SERVICES ADVERTISED ON THE WEBSITE; EVEN IF WTA OR ANY RELATED PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN THOSE JURISDICTIONS, WTA’s LIABILITY AND THE LIABILITY OF OUR AFFILIATES, AGENTS AND LICENSORS IS LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. YOU AGREE THAT OUR LIABILITY AND THE LIABILITY OF OUR AFFILIATES, AGENTS AND LICENSORS, IF ANY, ARISING OUT OF ANY KIND OF LEGAL CLAIM IN ANY WAY CONNECTED TO THIS WEBSITE SHALL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT YOU PAID FOR THE USE OF IT.

JURISDICTION
These terms and conditions are governed by the laws of the State of Massachusetts. By using this service, you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in Massachusetts in all disputes arising out of or relating to this agreement or this website.

MISCELLANEOUS
These terms and conditions express the complete understanding of the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous communications and agreements, written or oral, regarding this website. If any provision of this Agreement or portion thereof is held invalid or unenforceable, such provision or portion thereof shall be deemed severed, and the remainder of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect. The failure by WTA to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of the Terms of Use by you or others will not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right of WTA. You may not assign or transfer these Terms of Use or any rights hereunder, and any attempt to the contrary is void. The Terms of Use will inure to the benefit of WTA and its successors and assigns. Section headings used in this document are for convenience only and do not have any legal effect.

CONTACT
For questions, inquiries, or correspondence, please contact:
William Walker
116 East Howard Street
Quincy, MA 02169