Welcome to HouseValueStore.com. The HouseValueStore.com website (the “Site”) is comprised of various web pages operated by HVS and is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein (the “Terms”). Your initial use and continued use of the Site constitutes your agreement to all such Terms. Please read these terms carefully, and keep a copy of them for your reference. Agreement between user and Vestimates, LLC and HouseValueStore.com – operated by a Vestimates affiliate, Search Wire, LLC (“HVS”). This Agreement governs your use of the HouseValueStore.com website.
The HVS Site is a REAL ESTATE SEARCH/LISTING Site.
Visiting the Site or sending emails to HVS constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communication be in writing.
The Site and its contents (the “Content”) are intended only for users of the HVS services and for those searching the HVS real estate databases. The Site should be used only for personal use unless acting in a professional capacity at the behest of your client or future/potential clients. You may use the site to search for real estate listings, post listings, created lists of properties or any other permissible use that is listed within the Site. Listings of real estate may include an estimate of the worth of the home based on an internal algorithm. This estimate should not be construed in any way as a financial valuation or appraisal or any other indication of the home’s value. HVS is not liable in any way for any reliance by any part upon the estimate generated by the HVS algorithm. For more details on our disclaimer of liability, please see below.
Registered users of the Site are allowed to create listings to include within the HVS searches. HVS claims no responsibility for any listing or Content uploaded to detail the listing, including any responsibility for photos used without permission or property not under possession of the User.
Registered users of the Site are allowed to create classified advertising for inclusion on the Site and/or search through classified advertising created on the Site. Users posting classified advertising to the Site must follow all applicable laws when doing so and HVS claims no responsibility for any illegal, misleading or otherwise fraudulent advertising posted on the Site.
You are prohibited from using the Site or the Content for any purpose not related to real estate searches with HVS. Prohibited uses include, but are not limited to: (i) downloading, copying, or re-transmitting a portion or all of the Site or the Content; (ii) using any type of data gathering or extraction methods; (iii) manipulating or otherwise displaying the Site or the Content by using framing or similar navigational technology; (iv) registering, subscribing, unsubscribing, or attempting to register, subscribe or unsubscribe any party for any HVS product or service if you are not expressly authorized by such party to do so; (v) using the Site or the Content other than for its intended purpose or for any unlawful purpose; (vi) interfering with the security of, or otherwise abusing the Site or any system resources, services or networks connected to or accessible through the Site.
Users may create listings at no cost. Such listings will allow one (1) photo to be uploaded at no cost to the user. Users may upload additional photos by paying the listed price via the online payment process. Under no circumstance nor for any reason will HVS refund this fee.
If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity. You acknowledge that HVS is not responsible for third party access to your account that results from theft or misappropriate use of your account. HVS and its associates reserve the right to refuse or cancel service, terminate accounts, or remove or edit content in our sole discretion.
The Site may be accessed through mobile devices and/or through downloadable mobile applications, which include but are not limited to the ability to search through and upload listings through your mobile phone, smartphone or other device. HVS does not charge for these mobile services, but your carrier may. By utilizing our mobile services, you consent to be notified by HVS (as well as other entities) by SMS, MMS, text message or other electronic means to your mobile device and that certain information pertaining to your use of the mobile services may be communicated to HVS.
The Site contains links to other websites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of HVS and HVS is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. HVS is providing these links to you only as a supplement to the HVS service, and the inclusion of any link should not imply endorsement by HVS of the site or any association with its operators beyond the endorsement of website to supplement the HVS service.
Certain services made available via HVS may be delivered by third party sites and organizations. By using any product, service or functionality originating from the HVS Site domain, you hereby acknowledge and consent that HVS may share such information and data with any third party with whom HVS has a contractual relationship to provide the requested product, service or functionality on behalf of HVS users and customers.
As a condition of your use of this Site, you warrant to HVS that you will not use the Site or Content for any purpose that is unlawful and/or prohibited by these Terms. You may not use the Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any Content or other materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Site.
All content included as part of the Service, such as text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used on the Site, is the property of HVS or its suppliers or licensors/contributors and is protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. Unless otherwise agreed, you agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices, legends or other restrictions contained in any such content and will not make any changes thereto.
Unless otherwise agreed, you will not modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part, found on the Site. HVS content is not for resale. Your use of the Site does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of any protected content, and in particular you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any content without the express written permission of HVS and the copyright owner. You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any protected content. We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of HVS or our licensors except as expressly authorized by these Terms.
By uploading Content to the HVS Site, you grant HVS a non-exclusive, non-transferable, royalty-free, revocable, world-wide license to use the Content in any manner to maintain and/or improve the HVS services. HVS will not resale the Content or use it for promotional purposes, unless otherwise provided in writing by the Content rights holder. Upon written request from the right’s holder of the Content or upon termination of the user’s account or listing, HVS shall discontinue its use of and license in the Content within a reasonable period of time and in a reasonable, practicable manner. HVS will not be responsible of the continued use of the Content (whether use by HVS negligence or the negligence of a third party) and the Content’s right’s holder’s only remedy for such continued use is to request, in writing, the Content’s discontinuance by the aggrieving party.
By uploading Content to the HVS Site, you understand your Content may be shared or used in any manner by HVS users. HVS claims no responsibility for any sharing of Content by users with third-party organizations (including, but not limited to social networks), any mis-use of the Content by the Users or any continued use of the Content by the Users in instances where you request HVS to discontinue use of the uploaded Content.
The Site may contain bulletin board services, sharing options, classified advertising, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate and broadcast with the public at large or with a group (collectively, “Communication Services”). You agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service.
By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not: defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others; publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information; upload any files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (by rights of privacy or publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents; upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer; advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages; conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters; download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such a manner; falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded, restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services; violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service; harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent; violate any applicable laws or regulations.
HVS has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, HVS reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. HVS reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.
HVS reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in HVS’s sole discretion.
Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself in any Communication Service. HVS does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, HVS specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized HVS spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect the views of HVS.
Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you upload the materials.
If you feel uploaded Content is unlawful or breaches the terms and conditions of this Agreement or otherwise infringes upon another’s intellectual property rights, you may note such alleged abuse to HVS via methods proscribed on the Site. Your report of any alleged abuse will be kept anonymous.
You may be able to connect your HVS account to third party accounts to share both Content and the result of the use of HVS service, including, but not limited to sharing search results on social media sites. By connecting your HVS account to your third party account, you acknowledge and agree that you are consenting to the continuous release of information about you to others (in accordance with your privacy settings on those third party sites). If you do not want information about you to be shared in this manner do not use this feature.
The Service is controlled, operated and administrated by HVS from our offices within the State of California, U.S.A. If you access the Service from a location outside the State of California, U.S.A., you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that you will not use the HVS Content accessed through the HVS Site in any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions or regulations.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless HVS, its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) relating to or arising out of your use of or inability to use the Site or Services, any user posting made by you, your violation of any terms of this Agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. HVS reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with HVS in asserting any available defenses.
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. HVS AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE SITE AT ANY TIME.
HVS IT’S AFFILIATES AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. HVS AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
HVS reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice.
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and HVS as a result of this agreement or use of the Site. HVS’s performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of HVS’s right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Site or information provided to or gathered by HVS with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.
Unless otherwise specified herein, or specified in writing by all parties involved, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and HVS with respect to the Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and HVS with respect to the Site. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be written in English.
HVS reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change the Terms under which the HVS Site is offered. The most current version of the Terms will supersede all previous versions. HVS encourages you to periodically review the Terms to stay informed of our updates.
The Site is controlled, operated and administered by HVS from within the State of California, U.S.A. The Site can be accessed from any country or U.S. State. As each jurisdiction has laws that may differ from those of the State of California, U.S.A., by accessing this Site, you acknowledge and agree that all matters relating to the use of the Site shall be governed by the laws of the State of California, U.S.A. and the federal laws of the U.S.A. applicable therein. Use of the Site may be unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms, including, without limitation, this section.
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