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Belize Travel Health App
This mobile application (“app”) is made available to you by the Ministry of Health of the government of Belize (“MOH” or “we” or “our”).
This app is for use as part of the MOH’s health and safety protocols put in place to mitigate against the spread of the COVID-19 Pandemic. This app is meant to provide assistance and information to you for your protection and so that you know your obligations under, and that you are able to comply with, these health and safety protocols. An important feature of this app is that it uses location services to track your location and movements while you are in Belize.
The MOH may from time to time vary these terms without prior notification. Please check these terms regularly to ensure you are aware of any variations made by us. If you continue to use this app you are deemed to have consented to and accepted any variations made by us. If you do not agree to any variations then you should discontinue your use of the app.
Use of the App
The MOH grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to use the app for your personal, non-commercial use as permitted by these terms. In the event you breach these terms we will be entitled to immediately terminate this license and discontinue your use of the app.
The MOH’s name and logo, and any other of our trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with this app are trademarks of the MOH. Our trademarks, logos, service marks and graphics may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without our prior written permission. This app and the contents featured in this app are protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws, and this app and contents are the sole property of the MOH.
You agree not to use this app in any way that is unlawful, illegal or unauthorized; is defamatory or injurious of any other person, including the MOH; is obscene or offensive; promotes any form of discrimination; infringes any copyright, database right or trade mark of the MOH or any other person; or is likely to disrupt or interference with our services in any way.
The MOH provides this app on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis without any promises or representations as to the accuracy, completeness, currency or reliability of any content available in this app. You are solely responsible for verifying any information contained in this app before relying on it and the use of this app and reliance on its contents is at your sole risk and we assume no responsibility or liability for your use. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all promises, whether expressed or implied, including any promises that this app is fit for purpose, of satisfactory quality, non-infringing, is free of defects, is able to operate on an uninterrupted basis, that the use of the app by you is in compliance with local or international laws or that any information that you transmit in connection with this app will be successfully, accurately, securely or privately transmitted.
Exclusion of Liability
Use of this app is at your sole risk. The MOH expressly and specifically disclaims and excludes any and all liability, whether based on contract, tort, strict liability, breach of privacy or other rights, or otherwise whatsoever and howsoever, without limitation, and for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or special damage, arising out of or in any way connected with the access or use of this app, even if we have been advised of the possibility of damage. This includes but is not limited to claims based on the reliance on any content obtained or transmitted through this app; or any privacy related claims or claims related to unauthorized access or use of this app or the information provided in the app, including your personal information; or claims related to any mistakes, omissions, delays or errors in information transmitted to or from you.
This app uses location services to track your location and movements while you are in Belize. By using this app you consent to our use of this tracking feature, and you waive and release us from any liability whatsoever for any claim for infringement of privacy rights.
These terms are governed by the laws of Belize, and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Belize.
If any provision (or part of a provision) of these terms are found by any court or administrative body of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal, then that term, condition or provision will be severed and the remaining terms of this document will continue to be valid and remain in full effect.
The MOH respects your privacy and we are committed to protect the personal information you provide while using this app. Personal information means any information that may be used to identify a person, including name, email address, a home address, postal or business address or other information of a personal descriptive nature.
Please be aware that this app is managed by third parties and so the personal information that you provide to us is accessed by these third parties. We may also disclose the personal information to other regulatory agencies of the government of Belize, including the Belize Tourism Board, the Statistical Institute of Belize, and the Department of Immigration and Nationality and Services. Whenever we disclose your personal information we take all reasonable steps to ensure that our third party partners handle your information with the same respect for your privacy as we do.
Please be aware likewise that a feature of this app allows the MOH to tract your location and movements while you are in Belize using location services. This tracking feature allows us to ensure that you are adhering to the health and safety protocols, including that you within the safe corridor while in Belize and that you participate only in approved activities. This tracking feature is accessed only by authorized personnel and only for the specific purpose of ensuring your compliance with the health and safety protocols.
The MOH may disclose your personal information in the interest of public safety or public health or if we have a good faith belief that the disclosure is necessary to satisfy any law or legal process or for investigation of potential violations of law or to protect you or others.
The MOH’s app may contain links to websites. Once you have used these links to leave our app then we are no longer responsible for the protection and privacy of any personal information which you provide while on these website.
The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization. COVID-19 is believed to spread from person-to-person contact. People reportedly can be infected and show no symptoms and can therefore spread the disease. Evidence has shown that COVID-19 can cause serious and potentially life threatening illness and death.
To contain the spread of COVID-19 the Ministry of Health of the government of Belize (“MOH”) has established health and safety protocols for persons entering Belize. These protocols may include, but is not limited to, the following:
- That you will undergo additional screening or questioning by government personnel,
- That you will be required to take a COVID-19 test to determine if you have the disease,
- If you are infected with COVID-19 or if you refuse to take the test, that you will be required to quarantine in a government designated quarantine facility at your own expense,
- That you will observe all social distancing protocols,
- That you will wear a facemask when required,
- That you will remain within the safe corridor or your hotel or tourist accommodation,
- That you will use only approved tour operators from your hotel or tourist accommodation,
- That you will use this app, which enables the MOH to tract your location and movements
By agreeing to come to Belize: (a) you understand that you are required to, and you consent and agree to, comply with these health and safety protocols, including that, if asked, you will take a COVID-19 test, and if you test positive or if you refuse to test, you will go into quarantine at a government designated quarantine facility at your own expense; you will observe all social distancing protocols; you will wear a facemask when required; you will remain within the safe corridor, including within the precincts of your hotel or tourist accommodation; you will use only approved tour operators from your hotel or tourist accommodation; and you will use this app, which uses location services to enable the MOH to tract your location and movements; (b) you waive any right to object to or to challenge any of these safety protocols, including that you will not object to or refuse to take a COVID-19 test, and you will not object to or refuse to be quarantined at your own expense at a government designated quarantine facility, if you test positive or refuse to test, and (c) you release the government of Belize and the MOH from any liability, and you promise and agree not to sue the government of Belize or the MOH, for any matter concerning these health and safety protocols, including challenging the requirement to take a COVID-19 test or being quarantined at your own expense at a government designated quarantine facility, or bringing any claim for infringement of any privacy or other rights. Your agreement to these terms constitutes an absolute bar with prejudice to your commencing any claim against the government of Belize or the MOH for anything connected with any matter set out in this consent and waiver.
As a part of the travel entry requirements to Belize during the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Government of Belize has developed the Belize Travel Health App to assist all travellers in submitting the requisite travel and health information to facilitate travel into Belize. This Application also includes a geo-tracking functionality for all travellers during their stay in Belize to assist public health officials in contact tracing, where necessary, as outlined in terms and conditions of the application. Please feel free to visit www.covid19.bz or www.travelbelize.org for further information on your travel to Belize.