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Terms of use

Our Terms of Use was last updated on March 19, 2013.


NOTE: Throughout this page, the terms "we," "us," and "our" are meant to include BuildingsByOwner.com staff and their team members.


We've created this document to outline our relationship with you in relation to this web site. Please take the time to read this document carefully. Your use, or continued use of our site indicates to us that you have read and agreed to these Terms of Use.

 

 

Orders

 

All paid orders are processed in US dollars. We offer a 30 day refund policy. If for any reason you're not satisfied with our services please contact us within 30 days of your purchase and we will issue you a full refund.


Who We Are


BuildingsByOwner.com is an advertising and marketing firm. We are not real estate brokers, real estate agents or mortgage brokers. We do not represent real estate buyers or real estate sellers. We charge flat fees for access to our services; we do not charge any commission.


Reverse Engineering


You may not decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise recreate this web site.


You may use Robots, Crawlers or Spiders on this site so long as you do not run them more than once every 48 hours. They must not collect any contact information or download pictures (they may link to pictures) and they must comply strictly with the Robots Exclusion Standard. Any resulting output, if displayed publicly, must be properly credited and contain a link back to the original BuildingsByOwner.com listing or article. We reserve the right to deny access to any Robot, Crawler or Spider for any reason and recoup the cost of any activity that violates these Terms of Use.


Data Collection and Storage


All information collected, used and stored by this web site is subject to, and strictly governed by, our Privacy Policy.


User-Created Content


When you contribute material on, or communicate in any way with, BuildingsByOwner.com, including communication during registration, message boards, comments, resumes, photographs, sweepstake entries and any other transmission of information conducted on the site, you represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that is being communicated, that the content is accurate, it does not violate these Terms of Use, and that it will not cause injury to any person or entity.


When you contribute content you unequivocally grant BuildingsByOwner.com, our partners and related entities a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to make use of, in whole or in part, copy, modify, display, archive, store, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works from all information you provide to us, in any form, media or technology of any kind now existing or developed in the future as allowed under our Privacy Policy. You also grant us the right to use your name and any other information about you that you provide in connection with its use and with the reproduction or distribution of such material. All the rights outlined in this paragraph are granted without the need for additional compensation of any sort to you.


Please note that we do not accept unsolicited materials or ideas for use or publication. We are not responsible for the similarity of any of its content or programming in any media to materials or ideas transmitted to BuildingsByOwner.com. Don't send us anything you expect to get paid for without first making an arrangement with us.


Placement on Other/Third-Party Web Sites.


When you create a property listing on BuildingsByOwner.com, you unequivocally grant us the right to submit your property listing information to other/third-party Web sites for inclusion on those other/third-party Web sites. You are not purchasing a listing with these other/third-party websites as part of the fee that you pay to BuildingsByOwner.com To the contrary, we submit your property listing information to other/third-party Web sites for inclusion on those other/third-party Web sites as part of the Services. If, however, a third-party website rejects your property listing for any reason, you have no recourse against BuildingsByOwner.com. In addition, the particular other/third-party Web sites to which we will submit your property listing information are subject to change without notice to you. If you object to any changes to the list of other/third-party websites to which we will submit your property listing information, your sole and exclusive recourse shall be to cease using the services. Moreover, Web sites owned or operated by third parties are not under our control. Accordingly, we cannot guarantee that your property listing information (including images) associated with your property listing will appear on any particular third-party Web site or will appear in a certain way on such third-party Web site. Further, we are not responsible for any modifications or changes made to third-party Web sites. You agree and acknowledge that BuildingsByOwner.com shall have no liability whatsoever concerning claims related to the submission of your property listings information to the use, display, or modification of your property listing information on or by third-party websites. Your sole and exclusive remedy for such claims shall be to cease using the services.


Interactive Features


Interactive areas of our site like, message boards, article commenting, etc., are intended to encourage debate. People will differ and disagree - opinion is subjective and we encourage freedom of speech and a marketplace of ideas. But by using these areas of our site, you are participating in a community that is intended for all of our visitors.


We reserve the right to remove any content posted on our site at any time, for any reason. Decisions as to whether a contribution should be censored or removed will be made by BuildingsByOwner.com in its discretion at any time after posting.


Without limiting our right to remove content, we have attempted to provide guidelines to those posting content on our site. When using our site, please do not post material that:


1. may contain vulgar, profane, abusive or hateful language, epithets or slurs, text or illustrations in poor taste, inflammatory                     attacks of a personal, racial or religious nature, or expressions of bigotry, racism, discrimination or hate.
2. is defamatory, threatening, disparaging, grossly inflammatory, false, misleading, deceptive, fraudulent, inaccurate, unfair, contains gross exaggeration or unsubstantiated claims, violates the privacy rights of any third party, is unreasonably harmful or offensive to any individual or community, contains any actionable statement, or tends to mislead or reflect unfairly on any other person, business or entity.
3. violates any right of BuildingsByOwner.com or any third party.
4. discriminates on the grounds of race, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation or disability, or refers to such matters in any manner prohibited by law.
5. violates any municipal, provincial or federal law, rule, regulation or ordinance, or attempts to encourage such an evasion or violation.
6. unfairly interferes with any third party's uninterrupted use and enjoyment of BuildingsByOwner.com.
7. advertises, promotes or offers to trade any goods or services, except in areas specifically designated for such purpose.
8. uploads copyrighted or other proprietary material of any kind on BuildingsByOwner.com without the express permission of the owner of that material.
9. uses or attempt to use another's account, password, service or system except as expressly permitted by the Terms of Use.
10. includes images, photos, or articles or other content that constitutes, promotes or encourages illegal acts, violation of any right of any individual or entity, violation of any civic, municipal, provincial, national or international law, rule, guideline or regulation, or otherwise creates liability.
11. uploads or transmits viruses or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files.
12. disrupts, interferes with, or otherwise harms or violates the security of BuildingsByOwner.com, or any services, system resources, accounts, passwords, servers or networks connected to or accessible through BuildingsByOwner.com or affiliated or linked sites.
13. "flames" or "spam" any individual or entity (e.g., sends repeated messages related to another user and/or makes derogatory or offensive comments about another individual), or repeats prior posting of the same message under multiple threads or subjects.

 

We will also make every reasonable effort to remove any posts suspected of being made by a child.

 

WARNING: A VIOLATION OF THE PRECEDING GUIDELINES AND PROHIBITIONS MAY RESULT IN PERMENANT BANNING FROM THIS SITE AND WILL BE REFERRED TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES WHEN APPROPRIATE.

 

Third-Party Communications


Your dealings or communications through BuildingsByOwner.com with any party other than an official BuildingsByOwner.com representative are solely between you and that third party. Certain areas of our site may be e-commerce enabled and allow you to conduct transactions or purchase goods or services. In most cases, these transactions will be conducted by our third-party partners and vendors.


Under no circumstances will BuildingsByOwner.com be liable for any goods, services, resources or content available through such third party dealings or communications, or for any harm related to their purchase or use.


Please review carefully the third party's policies and practices and make sure you are comfortable with those policies and practices before you engage in any transaction. Any complaints, concerns or questions you may have relating to materials provided by third parties should be forwarded directly to the third party.


International Use


BuildingsByOwner.com is controlled, operated and administered from its offices within Canada. We make no representation that materials or content available through our site are appropriate or available for use outside Canada and access to our site from territories where our content might be deemed illegal is prohibited. You may not use BuildingsByOwner.com or export any of our site content in violation of Canadian export or intellectual property laws and regulations.


If you access BuildingsByOwner.com from a location outside Canada, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws.


Trademarks


Any unauthorized use of our trademarks is strictly prohibited without written permission except when falling under fair use protections.


Copyright


The materials, content and design of our web site are protected by copyright laws and are either owned by, or licensed to BuildingsByOwner.com. We encourage the non-commercial use of material from our site. Any commercial use of the listings or data in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, is specifically forbidden except with written permission.


You may not, under any circumstances republish any of the content or listing data contained on this site without written permission.


Limitation of Liability


We take every reasonable effort to include accurate and up-to-date information on this site, however we make no warranties or representations as to the accuracy of the presented details and content and assume no liability or responsibility for any error or omission.


We have not reviewed all of the sites linked to by BuildingsByOwner.com and are not responsible for the content of any off-site pages or links to or from any other sites. While we encourage third parties to abide by these Terms of Use, BuildingsByOwner.com accepts no responsibility for actions of third parties.


You use this site at your own risk. We can not guarantee that your use of our site will meet your requirements, be uninterrupted, timely or error free.


Revisions


We reserve the right to change these Terms of Use at any time and to notify visitors of any such changes solely by modifying this page. We change the 'last updated' date, at the top of this page, whenever this page is modified.


More Information


If you have any questions, comments or concerns regarding these Terms of Use you may write to BuildingsByOwner.com for more information at:


BuildingsByOwner.com

103 – 1159 Beach Drive

Victoria, BC

V8S 2N2

Canada