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5. Restrictions and Prohibitions on Use.
6. Forms, Agreements & Documents
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8. Linking to the Site.
You may provide links to the Site, provided (a) that you do not remove or obscure, by framing or otherwise, advertisements, the copyright notice, or other notices on the Site, (b) your site does not engage in illegal or pornographic activities, and (c) you discontinue providing links to the Site immediately upon request by us.
The Site may contain advertising and sponsorships. Advertisers and sponsors are responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on the Site is accurate and complies with applicable laws. We are not responsible for the illegality or any error, inaccuracy or problem in the advertiser’s or sponsor’s materials.
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11. Errors, Corrections and Changes.
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12. Third Party Content.
Third party content may appear on the Site or may be accessible via links from the Site. We are not responsible for and assume no liability for any mistakes, misstatements of law, defamation, omissions, falsehood, obscenity, pornography or profanity in the statements, opinions, representations or any other form of content on the Site. You understand that the information and opinions in the third party content represent solely the thoughts of the author and is neither endorsed by nor does it necessarily reflect our belief.
13. Unlawful Activity.
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17. Limitation of Liability
(a) We and any Affiliated Party shall not be liable for any loss, injury, claim, liability, or damage of any kind resulting in any way from (a) any errors in or omissions from the Site or any services or products obtainable there from, (b) the unavailability or interruption of the Site or any features thereof, (c) your use of the Site, (d) the content contained on the Site, or (e) any delay or failure in performance beyond the control of a Covered Party.
(b) THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF US AND THE AFFILIATED PARTIES IN CONNECTION WITH ANY CLAIM ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE SITE AND/OR THE PRODUCTS, INFORMATION, DOCUMENTS AND SERVICES PROVIDED HEREIN OR HEREBY SHALL NOT EXCEED $100 AND THAT AMOUNT SHALL BE IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER REMEDIES WHICH YOU MAY HAVE AGAINST US AND ANY AFFILIATED PARTY.
18. Use of Information.
19. Third-Party Services.
We may allow access to or advertise certain third-party product or service providers ("Merchants") from which you may purchase certain goods or services. You understand that we do not operate or control the products or services offered by Merchants. Merchants are responsible for all aspects of order processing, fulfillment, billing and customer service. We are not a party to the transactions entered into between you and Merchants. You agree that use of or purchase from such Merchants is AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND IS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND BY US, EXPRESSED, IMPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF TITLE, FITNESS FOR PURPOSE, MERCHANTABILITY OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES ARE WE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING FROM THE TRANSACTIONS BETWEEN YOU AND MERCHANTS OR FOR ANY INFORMATION APPEARING ON MERCHANT SITES OR ANY OTHER SITE LINKED TO OUR SITE.
20. Third-Party Merchant Policies.
All rules, policies (including privacy policies) and operating procedures of Merchants will apply to you while on any Merchant sites. We are not responsible for information provided by you to Merchants. We and the Merchants are independent contractors and neither party has authority to make any representations or commitments on behalf of the other.
You represent and warrant that if you are purchasing something from us or from Merchants that (i) any credit information you supply is true and complete, (ii) charges incurred by you will be honored by your credit card company, and (iii) you will pay the charges incurred by you at the posted prices, including any applicable taxes.
23. Securities Laws.
The Site may include statements concerning our operations, prospects, strategies, financial condition, future economic performance and demand for our products or services, as well as our intentions, plans and objectives (particularly with respect to product and service offerings), that are forward-looking statements. These statements are based upon a number of assumptions and estimates which are subject to significant uncertainties, many of which are beyond our control. When used on our Site, words like "anticipates," "expects," "believes," "estimates," "seeks," "plans," "intends," "will" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements designed to fall within securities law safe harbours for forward-looking statements. The Site and the information contained herein does not constitute an offer or a solicitation of an offer for sale of any securities. None of the information contained herein is intended to be, and shall not be deemed to be, incorporated into any of our securities-related filings or documents.
24. Links to other Web Sites.
The Site contains links to other Web sites. We are not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions express in such Web sites, and such Web sites are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy or completeness by us. Inclusion of any linked Web site on our Site does not imply approval or endorsement of the linked Web site by us. If you decide to leave our Site and access these third-party sites, you do so at your own risk.
25. Copyrights and Copyright Agents.
We respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask you to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our Copyright Agent the following information:
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b. A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
c. A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site;
d. Your address, telephone number, and email address;
e. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
f. A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
26. Information and Press Releases.
The Site contains information and press releases about us. We disclaim any duty or obligation to update this information or any press releases. Information about companies other than ours contained in the press release or otherwise, should not be relied upon as being provided or endorsed by us.
27. Legal Compliance.
You agree to comply with all applicable domestic and international laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations regarding your use of the Site and the Content and Materials provided therein.
28. Refund and Return Policy.
To the extent that you purchase any goods or services directly from us, we will refund you your purchase price within 2 days of you notifying us in writing of your desire for the refund, together with the reason for the request, with the product or service returned to us in substantially the same condition as when purchased. Please note , however, that certain products and services mentioned on our site are sold by third parties or are linked to third party Web sites, and we have no responsibility or liability for those products or services.
This Agreement shall be treated as though it were executed and performed in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Quebec (without regard to conflict of law principles). Any cause of action by you with respect to the Site (and/or any information, Documents, products or services related thereto) must be instituted within one (1) year after the cause of action arose or be forever waived and barred. All actions shall be subject to the limitations set forth in Section 16 and Section 17. The language in this Agreement shall be interpreted as to its fair meaning and not strictly for or against any party. This Agreement and all incorporated agreements and your information may be automatically assigned by us in our sole discretion to a third party in the event of an acquisition, sale or merger. Should any part of this Agreement be held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed consistent with applicable law and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect. To the extent that anything in or associated with the Site is in conflict or inconsistent with this Agreement, this Agreement shall take precedence. Our failure to enforce any provision of this Agreement shall not be deemed a waiver of such provision nor of the right to enforce such provision. Our rights under this Agreement shall survive any termination of this Agreement.
Any legal controversy or legal claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement or our services, excluding legal action taken by us to collect or recover damages for, or obtain any injunction relating to, Site operations, intellectual property, and our services, shall be settled solely by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of JAMS. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered into any court having jurisdiction thereof. Either you or us may seek any interim or preliminary relief from a court of competent jurisdiction in Montreal, Quebec, Canada necessary to protect the rights or property of you and us pending the completion of arbitration. Each party shall bear one-half of the arbitration fees and costs incurred through JAMS.
We (RealtyPin) believes in freedom of speech and expression. However, in the interests of all users, the following content will not be permitted:
Content that is or may generally be considered by applicable law or at our discretion as being pornographic, obscene or discriminatory (including (without limitation) racial, gender or religious slurs) and/or constituting hate speech; or speech designed to incite violence or hatred, or threats to cause bodily harm;
Content that is illegal or unlawful
Content that is known to be false or misleading
Content that infringes or may infringe the intellectual property rights or privacy rights of any other person or infringes on a duty of non-disclosure to another person
Content promoting commercial products and/or services which has not previously been approved by us in writing
Content that breaches or would breach the security of another user’s account or that gains or would gain access to any other person's computer, software, or data or otherwise threaten another person’s privacy, without the knowledge and consent of such person or otherwise contains destructive code
Content that may expose RealtyPin or any other users to harm or liability of any type
Impersonation of any person or entity, excluding the right to make use of an alias
Conducting an attack on or insulting person or entity.
RealtyPin reserves the right to remove any prohibited content and to suspend or terminate the right to use this blog site with immediate effect if a user is suspected of posting prohibited content or performing any act which, at our sole discretion, merits suspension or termination of the right of use.
Due to the volume of responses we may not be able to respond to or answer every idea posted. By submitting and idea, you hereby represent and warrant that:
you either own or control all of the rights to the content submitted;
you have obtained permission from the owner of the content to submit the information; and
you have received all necessary permissions to submit such information to be used in accordance with these terms.
Use of content
By participating in our blog site you expressly grant RealtyPin permission to use, reproduce, prepare derivative works and distribute any posted material or submissions.
This blog site and any ideas submitted contain, amongst others, the intellectual property rights of RealtyPin and/or its affiliates and no portion of this blog site may be copied or disseminated by you without our express prior written consent.
The submission of an idea to RealtyPin is voluntary and gives rise to a perpetual, non-exclusive royalty free license to RealtyPin to use and develop such idea without ant payment or other consideration of any kind or permission or notification to any person.
We will give ideas such consideration as is warranted in its sole discretion and RealtyPin shall not be obliged to give reasons for rejecting an idea or to reveal RealtyPin follow up actions relating to the idea.
We reserve the right to remove any material should an objection thereto be lodged or should RealtyPin suspect that an objection may be lodged.
You warrant that the ideas you submit: (i) are original and accurate, and (ii) do not violate and will not violate the rights of any third party or any local, state, national or foreign law, including any right of publicity, right of privacy or any other proprietary right.
By making a submission, you acknowledge and agree that we may create on our own or obtain many submissions that may be similar or identical to the ideas you submit through this blog or other channels and means. You hereby waive any and all claims you may have had, may have, and/or may have in the future, that the materials accepted, reviewed or used by RealtyPin and our designees may be similar to your materials.
RealtyPin reserves the right to edit, amend or re-categorize any idea submitted.
We will not disclose your personal information to third parties, unless you have agreed to this or we are required to do so in terms of applicable laws.
RealtyPin provides this blog site for the use, benefit and enjoyment of its users. You take responsibility for comments under your username and use the information provided here at your own risk. Please contact us to report any content or behavior which you deem inappropriate.
Any opinions expressed by users remain the sole opinion of that individual and should not be regarded as representing or expressing the views or opinions of RealtyPin.
Limitation of liability
RealtyPin will not be liable under any circumstances whatsoever for any loss or damage arising out of or in connection with the reliance on any content posted on this Blog (whether in contract, delict or otherwise).
We make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the content of this blog site.
You agree to indemnify and hold RealtyPin harmless from any and all demands, liabilities, losses, costs and claims asserted against us that may arise or result from your use of this blog site.
You hereby release and hold RealtyPin harmless with respect to any claims, damages, costs, losses and expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, due to or arising out of content you submit, post, transmit or make available, the use of such content by us for any purpose, your use of the ideas your violation of these Terms , or the violation by you or RealtyPin of yours or any third party’s rights including, without limitation, intellectual property or other proprietary rights, rights of privacy and publicity, rights of attribution, or any other liability, direct or indirect, vicarious, contributory, or otherwise.
RealtyPin reserves the right to amend the terms from time to time at its sole discretion and such amendments is binding on you. We reserves the right to discontinue this blog site or any section of it at any time.
These terms constitute the entire agreement between you and RealtyPin regarding the use of the blog site.
Article Submission and Blog – Terms And Conditions
For the time being, all submissions must be in English. We’ll expand as we grow!
Terms And Conditions
You are the author and sole creator of your submission.
Posting your work on RealtyPin.com does not infringe the rights of any third party.
RealtyPin.com retains the right at its sole discretion to reject submissions which we feel are libelous, disrespectful of human rights, contain adult content, and/or content that is overtly commercial, racist, sexist or slanderous.
Earning money for approved articles submitted.
There will be times in the year where we decide to pay users for articles submitted that are approved. We will only pay for a certain amount of approved articles a month. There will be a notification on the article submission page stating if you are eligible to receive payment for articles submitted that are approved. You will only be credited the amount stated if we approve your article. If we do not approve the article, it will not be displayed in our website’s news section and you will not receive a credit for the submission. You can refer to the "Earnings" page to view what has been credited for approved articles.
We currently pay 2$ per approved article and 1$ when you share the article via our sharing system.
We will pay for a maximum of 50 approved articles per user per calendar month. And a total of 500 for the aggregate approved submissions of all users. Once either one or the other runs out, you can continue posting articles but will not receive the 2$ credit.
By accepting our terms and conditions, you agree to indemnify and save harmless RealtyPin.com, its officers, directors,employees, agents, contractors and advertising partners from any claims, actions, suits, or causes of actions, including, without limitation, any allegation that the work submitted by you to RealtyPin.com defames or infringes the rights of any other party, including, but not limited to, any copyright, trademark, other proprietary rights or confidential information of any other party and any third party claims resulting from the actual or alleged fraud or fraud abuses by you, the author.
You may not post content that infringes upon or violates any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, publicity, privacy or other intellectual property or other right, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to post the material.
If you quote an existing article, make sure you have the full right and authority to do so and be sure to give credit to the author and provide a link back to the full article. We provide the “Web Reference” field in the answer form and encourage you to use it. Likewise, bloggers can include hyperlinks within their posts to reference such quotes.
RealtyPin.com does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any user submitted content.
Do not post content that violates federal, state or local law, including but not limited to Federal (applicable to everyone and all jurisdictions), State or local Fair Housing Laws which prohibit any discrimination in the provision of housing based upon race, color, national origin, creed, religion, physical or mental handicap, ancestry, age, marital status and familial status.
Many consumers are not aware of Fair Housing regulations that Real Estate professionals must adhere to. Therefore it is up to the Real Estate professionals using RealtyPin.com to ensure that they do not violate any Fair Housing rules or regulations. RealtyPin.com is not responsible for any law violations, however if such an incident comes to our attention we maintain the right to remove the associated content at any time.
Do not post false or misleading information or falsely state, impersonate, or otherwise misrepresent your identity, your current or previous positions and qualifications, or your affiliations with a person or entity, past or present.
Do not post others’ personal information unless you have their consent to do so. This includes address and contact information.
You should be cautious about sharing your own personal information as well. We recommend that you do not share your personal, private information, such as social security number, with any member. If you wish to engage in a real life business relationship with any RealtyPin.com member, we highly recommend that you do some research and meet this member in person before you take any action.
We reserve the right to modify these guidelines at any time without notification.