Welcome to Green Stay Croatia! We provide an online platform connecting owners of sustainable tourist accommodation ("Service") with individuals interested in eco-friendly travel.

The services offered by Green Stay Croatia are accessible through the website www.greenstaycroatia.com ("Site").

1. Acceptance of Terms

By using the Site, you agree to the terms and conditions of service ("Terms"), regardless of your registration status on the site. These Terms govern your access and use of the Site.

2. Acknowledgment and Consent

By accessing, visiting, or using the Site, you acknowledge and agree that you have read, understood, and accepted the terms and conditions below, including our privacy and cookie policies available at https://greenstaycroatia.com/terms/management/cookies. If you do not agree with these terms, you forfeit the right to obtain information or continue using the Site.

3. Ownership and Copyright

The website www.greenstaycroatia.com is exclusively owned by the Koventia, owned by Ines Kovačić, located at Ulica braće Radić 20, 42230 Ludbreg ("Owner"). All rights to the published content on the Site are reserved within the Koventia, Ulica braće Radić 20, 42230 Ludbreg. All texts and images published on the Site, unless otherwise stated, are exclusively owned by Koventia.

Use of the Site is subject to accepting and preserving the mentioned rights; therefore, without the explicit permission of the Owner, no part of the published content may be copied, modified, reproduced, distributed, or otherwise used. Any unauthorized use, publication, modification, reproduction, or distribution of any content or information from the Site, without the Owner's consent, constitutes a direct violation of the Copyright Law.

4. Responsibility

Koventia, located at Ulica braće Radić 20, 42230 Ludbreg, strives to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of all data published on the website www.greenstaycroatia.com. However, we cannot guarantee their complete accuracy. All visitors use the content of the Site at their own risk.

Furthermore, Koventia, a service trade, does not assume responsibility for any information published on the commercial section of the Site. For the accuracy, truthfulness, and completeness of the data provided by hosts, the hosts themselves are solely responsible. By using the Site, visitors accept the specified terms of responsibility, and it is recommended to verify information directly with the host in case of the need for additional details or precision.

Koventia disclaims responsibility for any consequences that may arise from the use of information from the Site.

5. Host Responsibility

Koventia, located at Ulica braće Radić 20, 42230 Ludbreg, does not assume responsibility for any inaccuracy or incompleteness of data regarding individual accommodation units, the categorization of the facility, or any offers made by hosts through the website www.greenstaycroatia.com. Since Koventia is not a tourist agency, any contract, offer, or agreement between hosts and interested parties, visitors/guests of the Site is the exclusive responsibility of hosts and visitors/guests.

The Site serves solely as an informative platform, providing visitors/guests with basic information about each advertised accommodation unit. All hosts offering their services through the Site exclusively bear responsibility for the accuracy, truthfulness, and completeness of the data they provide. Koventia disclaims any liability for any direct or indirect damages that may arise from the use of such content.

6. Sustainability Criteria

To promote environmentally friendly accommodations on Green Stay Croatia, each listing must meet a minimum of 6 out of the following 12 main sustainability criteria. Accommodations self-assess and describe these sustainability features in detail in their applications. Visitors/guests are encouraged to recognize ecological quality during their stay and can leave detailed comments accordingly via email.

Main Sustainability Criteria (at least 6):

  1. Use of Recycling Bins: provide separate bins for the collection of recyclable waste to encourage waste sorting.
  2. Reduced Use of Single-Use Plastics: limiting or completely banning the use of single-use plastics, such as plastic bottles, bags, and utensils, to reduce the negative environmental impact.
  3. Implementation of Efficient Water Consumption Devices: installing low-flow faucets to reduce water consumption during handwashing, showering, and cleaning.
  4. Enhancement of Local Development: offering information and opportunities for guests to engage in local traditions and cultural events, promoting traditional products and souvenirs to support the local economy.
  5. Locally Sourced Food: serving food produced or grown locally to support local agriculture.
  6. Use of Renewable Energy: ensuring that the energy required for the property comes from renewable sources (e.g., solar thermal panels).
  7. Use of Class A Household Appliances: choosing household appliances with an energy class A to reduce energy consumption.
  8. Use of LED Bulbs: using energy-efficient LED bulbs that consume less energy than traditional bulbs.
  9. Use of Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products: using environmentally friendly cleaning agents to reduce the use of environmentally harmful chemicals.
  10. Implementing Pest Control Without the Use of Chemicals: implementing pest control methods that do not involve the use of harmful chemicals to preserve the ecosystem.
  11. Environmentally Friendly Activities: providing guests with the opportunity to participate in activities (e.g., bike rentals, hiking, etc.) with a low environmental impact, promoting sustainable movement and raising awareness of nature conservation.
  12. Availability of Green Spaces: providing access to green areas for guests to enjoy the natural environment.

Other Sustainability Criteria

  1. Using Soap and Shampoo Dispensers: utilizing soap and shampoo dispensers to reduce plastic bottle consumption and promote efficiency.
  2. Rainwater Harvesting: collecting rainwater for household use, such as watering gardens and rinsing surfaces.
  3. Automatic Light Control: installing light sensors to automatically turn off lights in unused areas, saving energy.
  4. Organic Food: serving food produced through organic methods, without harmful pesticides or artificial fertilizers.
  5. Native Plant Garden: maintaining a garden with native plants to encourage biodiversity and preserve natural flora.
  6. Composting: composting organic waste to reduce the amount of waste going to landfills.
  7. Environmentally Friendly Furniture: using furniture made from recyclable and environmentally friendly materials.
  8. Upcycling Objects on the Property: reusing items such as furniture, dishes, and books. Collecting objects, upcycling them and placing them to be re-used, thus promoting waste reduction.
  9. Green Building Practices: employing eco-friendly materials and methods during the construction of the property to minimize environmental impact.
  10. Ecological Labels and Certifications: holding official ecological labels and certifications that affirm a commitment to sustainable practices and service quality.
  11. Employment of Local Workers: supporting the local economy by hiring local workers.

7. Registration

To access certain features of the Green Stay Croatia website, you must register via "Register/Login." This involves creating an account to become a member. Registration is not necessary for advertising.

Both hosts and visitors/guests have the option to register and become members of Green Stay Croatia.

During the registration process, it is necessary to provide accurate, complete, and up-to-date information. Green Stay Croatia reserves the right to suspend or terminate your Green Stay Croatia account and access to the website and services if any information provided during registration or later is found to be inaccurate, outdated, or incomplete.

You are responsible for keeping your password secure, ensuring its confidentiality, and not disclosing it to third parties. You assume sole responsibility for all activities or actions related to your Green Stay Croatia account, whether you have authorized such activities or actions. In case of any unauthorized use of your account, you must immediately notify Green Stay Croatia.

For registration, it is necessary to provide your first name, last name, address, city, postal code, country, mobile number, email, and password. Only email and password are required for login purposes.

8. Accommodation Advertising and Membership Packages

Accommodations that meet at least 6 out of 12 sustainability criteria can advertise their tourist property on Green Stay Croatia, showcasing their ecological features, green initiatives, and special offers.

To advertise their sustainable tourist property, they need to choose one of the following membership packages:

Green Starter - 12% commission

  • Profile on Green Stay Croatia
  • Booking mediation
  • Promotion on social media
  • Highlighted sustainability measures and certificates
  • Customer support

Green Plus - 18 euros/month or 216 euros/year - annual payment only/no commission

  • Profile on Green Stay Croatia
  • Promotion on social media
  • Highlighted sustainability measures and certificates
  • Direct contact with travelers
  • Publishing 6 authentic stories annually about the property and sustainability
  • Inclusion in the Facebook group
  • Promotion of special property offers
  • Creation and publishing of property videos
  • Customer support

Premium Green - 25 euros/month or 300 euros/year - annual payment only/no commission

  • Everything included in the "Green Plus" package with additional benefits
  • Publishing 12 authentic stories annually about the property and sustainability
  • Property showcase in a prominent place on the website
  • Newsletter to subscribers about the property and offers on a monthly basis

Note: A one-time setup fee of 10 EUR covers the profile creation. Automatic renewal occurs if the membership is not canceled via email. We send an email notification about the expiration of membership 7 days before expiration.

These packages offer a range of benefits, from increased visibility and booking numbers with personalized promotion on social media to authentic stories, blog posts, and newsletters, providing a comprehensive platform for showcasing eco-friendly accommodations on Green Stay Croatia.

9. Responsibility for Listings and Content

Users can publish accommodation after providing all necessary information.

Each member of Green Stay Croatia agrees to be solely responsible for the content of their listings. Members guarantee that their content complies with applicable laws, tax requirements, and regulations and does not violate contracts with third parties. Green Stay Croatia does not assume responsibility for legal compliance or contracts with third parties. The platform reserves the right to remove or disable access to any listing deemed inappropriate without prior notice.

Members are responsible for the accuracy and completeness of information in their listings, including sustainability characteristics and prices.

The Green Stay Croatia website serves to facilitate interaction between eco-friendly accommodation and visitors/guests. The platform does not control the content in listings or the legality and condition of rented spaces. Green Stay Croatia disclaims any responsibility regarding the accuracy, quality, or environmental assessment of the listed accommodations.

This revised version emphasizes the advertising nature of Green Stay Croatia, clearly indicating that the platform is focused on connecting eco-friendly accommodation with travelers without assuming responsibility for rented spaces.

10. Privacy and Cookie Policy - Green Stay Croatia

Green Stay Croatia values your privacy. To understand how we handle your data, please refer to our Privacy and Cookie Policy for detailed information.

11. Disclaimer of Liability and Intellectual Property Rights

Green Stay Croatia is not responsible for any direct, indirect, consequential, or punitive damages arising from the use of the website or any inaccuracies in the content.

Green Stay Croatia is not responsible for errors in information about accommodations, services, or products offered by partners.

Green Stay Croatia is not liable for personal injuries, death, property damage, or any other harm incurred through the use of the platform.

Accommodations are responsible for tax collection, and Green Stay Croatia is not responsible for any tax-related issues.

Users who share photos grant Green Stay Croatia the right to use them for promotional purposes.

All software and content on the Green Stay Croatia website are owned by Green Stay Croatia.

Green Stay Croatia retains sole ownership of all intellectual property rights on the website.

12. Changes to Content

Koventia reserves the right to change the content of the website at any time and for any reason. Koventia is not responsible for any potential consequences resulting from such changes. Visitors are encouraged to regularly check the website for updates.

13. Prohibition of Illegal Use and Submission of Illegal Content

By using the website www.greenstaycroatia.com, you commit not to use the information obtained here for prohibited or illegal purposes or actions. Hosts also commit not to submit any prohibited or illegal content through the website

14. Links to Pages of Other Companies or Individuals

The website www.greenstaycroatia.com may contain links to pages of other companies or individuals. These links are provided for informational purposes only, and Koventia, the owner of the website, is not responsible for the accuracy of information or the content of these pages. Visitors are invited to immediately inform us of any irregularities, whether it be a typographical error, inaccurate or incomplete information, or potential illegal content. Koventia will correct such errors as soon as possible.

15. Changes to Terms of Use

Koventia reserves the right to change the terms of use of www.greenstaycroatia.com at any time. Koventia will not be responsible for any potential consequences arising from such changes. Changes come into effect upon publication on the website. Visitors are encouraged to regularly check the terms of use for information about any changes.

Ludbreg, April 9, 2024.

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