Terms of Service

Thank you for using HomeSkor!

This Terms of Service Agreement ("Agreement") constitutes a legally binding contract between HomeSkor Inc., a Canadian corporation ("HomeSkor," "we," "us," "our") and you with respect to your use of the HomeSkor website, applications, and the products, and services offered by HomeSkor through them (collectively, the “Site”). It is important that you carefully read and understand the terms and conditions of this Agreement. By using the Site, you agree to be bound by this Agreement. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, you should not use the Site.

In other words:

By using HomeSkor you agree to all the terms.

Changes to the Site or Terms

We reserve the right at any time to:

  • change the terms and conditions of this Agreement, consistent with applicable law;
  • change the Site, including eliminating or discontinuing any information or services or other features in whole or in part; and
  • deny or terminate your use of and/or access to the Site.

Any changes we make to the terms and conditions will be effective immediately upon our making such changes available on the Site, and posting notice of such changes on the Site or in another manner in our reasonable discretion. You agree that your continued use of the Site after such changes constitutes your acceptance of such changes. If you do not agree with any of the updates to the terms of this Agreement, you should not use the Site. Be sure to return to this page periodically to ensure your familiarity with the most current version of this Agreement.


In other words:

We're always working on improving the site and these terms, both can change without notice. We also reserve the right to deny your use of HomeSkor.

Eligibility

By using this Site you represent, acknowledge and agree that you are at least the age of majority where you reside. Regardless of the age of majority where you live, if you are not at least 13 years old, you may not use the Site.

In other words:

You can use this site unless you're under 13.

Professional Profiles

Realty professionals may elect to register as a professional and create a professional profile on HomeSkor. Subject to the terms of this Agreement, such users can use the features made available by HomeSkor to promote their business on the Site.

In other words:

Realty professionals can create a profile to promote their business.

Privacy Policy

You acknowledge and agree that any personal information provided by you through registration or collected by us in connection with your use of the Site will be treated in the manner described in our Privacy Policy, which can be found at https://HomeSkor.com/privacy. Our Privacy Policy is incorporated into this Agreement, and you agree to its terms.

In other words:

Check out our privacy policy at https://HomeSkor.com/privacy

Your Permitted Use of Services and Information

The services made available on the Site as well as any information, services or products provided through the Site, are provided for your personal use only and not for any for-profit or commercial activities or purpose or for resale, except as expressly permitted in this Agreement. No HomeSkor materials or property may be copied, reproduced, displayed, republished, downloaded, posted, digitized, translated, modified, transmitted, distributed or commercially exploited in any way, except as expressly permitted in this Agreement.

Realty professionals have access to home rating profiles, home rating PDFs, home rating handouts, realty professional profiles and other Site content for the purpose of marketing their HomeSkor energy rated homes as well as promoting their realty business provided that (a) you provide attribution to HomeSkor, (b) the material is printed in its entirety without modification, reformatting or adaptation of any kind, and (c) any such copies are subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement and remain the property of HomeSkor.

Home sellers are free to share their home's rating profile, rating PDF and rating handout as well as their realty professional's profile, provided that (a) you provide attribution to HomeSkor, (b) the material is printed in its entirety without modification, reformatting or adaptation of any kind, and (c) any such copies are subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement and remain the property of HomeSkor.

You expressly are prohibited from any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools in your use of the Site.

Failure to abide by these conditions will immediately terminate this permission and may result in the infringement of the copyrights and/or trademarks and other proprietary rights of HomeSkor or others.

In other words:

Give credit to HomeSkor when redistributing any content from the site. Refrain from altering our content. Don't mine the data and information.

Third-Party Links, Sites, and Services

The Site may contain links to third-party content, websites, advertisers, services, special offers, products, services or other events or activities that are not owned or controlled by HomeSkor (collectively "Third-Party Sites"). We do not endorse or assume any responsibility for any such Third-Party Sites. Your use of Third-Party Sites is subject to the privacy practices and terms of use established by the specific linked Third-Party Site, and we disclaim all liability for such use. If you access any Third-Party Site from HomeSkor, you do so at your own risk and you agree that HomeSkor will have no liability arising from your use of or access to any Third-Party Site.

In other words:

There are links on our website to content off of HomeSkor. We are not responsible for these sites.

Products and Services

You may be provided the opportunity on HomeSkor to purchase products or services that are offered, sold or manufactured by third parties (collectively "Products"). Such Products may be available for purchase directly from third-parties.

The availability of any Products on the Site does not imply our endorsement of the Products.

We do not represent, warrant or guarantee that the Product descriptions are accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free.

In other words:

There are links to products and services on our site. We are not responsible for them nor does the link imply we endorse purchasing them.

Acceptable Use Policy and Prohibited Products Policy

When using the Site, you agree to abide by common standards of etiquette and act in accordance with the law, as described further in our Acceptable Use Policy which can be found at https://HomeSkor.com/use

Improper use of the Site may result in termination of your access to and use of the Site, and/or civil or criminal liabilities.

In other words:

Read through and understand our acceptable use policy at https://HomeSkor.com/use

Ownership

The Site is owned and operated by HomeSkor and its licensors. The Site (and any intellectual property and other rights relating thereto) are and will remain the property of HomeSkor and its licensors and suppliers. The Site is protected by Canadian and international copyright, trademark, and other laws, and you acknowledge that these rights are valid and enforceable. Except as set forth in this Agreement, you may not copy, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, sub-license, sell, reverse engineer, decompile, or disassemble any part of the Site. The Site may be used solely (a) to the extent permitted in this Agreement or (b) as expressly authorized in writing by HomeSkor or, if so indicated in writing by HomeSkor, its licensors or suppliers. Use of the Site for any other purpose is strictly prohibited. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by using the Site.

The trademarks, logos, and service marks displayed on the Site (collectively, the "Trademarks") are the registered and unregistered trademarks of HomeSkor, HomeSkor licensors and suppliers, and/or others. Nothing contained in this Agreement or the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademarks without the express written permission of HomeSkor, HomeSkor licensors or suppliers, or the third party owner of any such Trademarks, except as set forth in the following paragraph. You acknowledge and agree that all rights in and to the HomeSkor Trademarks are our exclusive property, and any goodwill generated by your use of any HomeSkor Trademarks will inure to our exclusive benefit. You will not take any action that is in conflict with our rights in or ownership of any our Trademarks.

HomeSkor respects the trademark rights of others. If you are concerned that someone may be using your trademark please contact us.

In other words:

We respect trademarks, please respect ours.

Reports of Other Violations

If you believe content on the Site violates HomeSkor's Acceptable Use Policy, or otherwise violates applicable law (apart from copyright or trademark violations), please contact us. HomeSkor may consider a takedown request of this nature but is not obligated to respond.

In other words:

Let us know if you see something that you don't think should be public on HomeSkor.

Feedback

We welcome your feedback and suggestions about how to improve HomeSkor. Feel free to submit any and all feedback to us at info2@homeskor.com. By submitting feedback in this or other manner to us, you agree to grant us the right, at our discretion, to use, disclose and otherwise exploit the feedback, in whole or part, without any restriction or compensation to you.

In other words:

Feedback is very welcome and always appreciated.

Term & Termination

This Agreement is effective from the date that you first access the Site or submit any information to HomeSkor, whichever is earlier, and shall remain effective until terminated in accordance with its terms. Certain violations of this Agreement, as determined by HomeSkor, may result in immediate termination of this Agreement, and/or your access to and use of the Site, without prior notice. This Agreement will also terminate automatically if you fail to comply with any term or provision of this Agreement. Upon termination of this Agreement by either party, your right to use the Site shall immediately cease, and you shall destroy all copies of information that you have obtained from the Site, whether made under the terms of this Agreement or otherwise. All disclaimers, limitations of liability, indemnitees, HomeSkor rights of ownership, and licenses to HomeSkor shall survive any termination.

We reserve the right at any time and from time to time to modify, discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Site, or any part or portion thereof, with or without notice to you. You agree that we shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Site, or any part of portion thereof. Nothing in this Agreement shall be construed to obligate HomeSkor to maintain and support the Site, or any part or portion thereof, during the term of this Agreement.

In other words:

When you start using the website these terms are put into effect. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone.

Disclaimers and Limitations of Liability

PLEASE READ THIS SECTION CAREFULLY SINCE IT LIMITS THE LIABILITY OF HOMESKOR ENTITIES TO YOU.

“HOMESKOR ENTITIES” MEANS HOMESKOR INC., AND ANY SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, RELATED COMPANIES, SUPPLIERS, LICENSORS AND PARTNERS, AND THE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES OF EACH OF THEM. EACH PROVISION BELOW APPLIES TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW:

  • WE ARE PROVIDING YOU THE SITE, SERVICES, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, PRODUCT DESCRIPTIONS, AND THIRD-PARTY CONTENT ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, HOMESKOR ENTITIES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, ACCURACY AND COMPLETENESS, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE SERVICE, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, QUIET ENJOYMENT, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND ANY WARRANTIES ARISING OUT OF COURSE OF DEALING OR TRADE USAGE.
  • HOMESKOR ENTITIES MAKE NO PROMISES WITH RESPECT TO, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL LIABILITY, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, FOR: (i) CONTENT POSTED BY ANY THIRD-PARTY ON THE SITE, (ii) THE PRODUCT DESCRIPTIONS OR PRODUCTS, (iii) THIRD-PARTY SITES AND ANY THIRD-PARTY PRODUCT OR SERVICE LISTED ON OR ACCESSIBLE TO YOU THROUGH THE SITE, AND (iv) THE QUALITY OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD-PARTY YOU ENCOUNTER IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE.
  • YOU AGREE THAT UNDER THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, HOMESKOR ENTITIES WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, YOU AGREE THAT HOMESKOR ENTITIES SPECIFICALLY WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, REPUTATIONAL HARM, OR LOSS OF DATA (EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR SUCH DAMAGES ARE FORESEEABLE) ARISING OUT OF AND IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE OR PRODUCTS. YOUR USE OF THE SITE, PRODUCTS, INFORMATION, OR SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.

In other words:

We are building the best service we can for you but we can't promise it will be perfect. We're not liable for various things. If you think we are, get in touch.

Additional Application Terms

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless HomeSkor and its officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, suits, proceedings, disputes, demands, liabilities, damages, losses, costs and expenses, including, without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees (including costs of defense of claims, suits or proceedings brought by third parties) arising out of your breach of these Terms of Service or the documents they incorporate by reference, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third-party.

In other words:

If we are sued because of something you, you or your business does on HomeSkor, you have to pay our costs.

Controlling Law and Jurisdiction

This Agreement will be interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Province of British Columbia and Canada, without regard to their conflict-of-law provisions. You and we agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of a provincial court located in the City of Vancouver, British Columbia for any actions for which an arbitration provision does not apply.

In other words:

If you choose to sue us you'll have to come to Vancouver.

Miscellaneous

  1. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this Agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions (except as provided for under “Dispute Resolution”).
  2. This is the entire Agreement between you and us relating to the subject matter herein and supersedes any and all prior or contemporaneous written or oral agreements between you and us with respect to such subject matter.
  3. This Agreement may not be changed, waived or modified except by HomeSkor as provided herein or otherwise by written instrument signed by HomeSkor. Neither this Agreement nor any right, obligation, or remedy hereunder is assignable, transferable, delegatable, or sublicensable by you except with HomeSkor's prior written consent, and any attempted assignment, transfer, delegation, or sublicense shall be null and void.
  4. HomeSkor may assign, transfer, or delegate this Agreement or any right or obligation or remedy hereunder in its sole discretion. No waiver by either party of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default. Any heading, caption, or section title contained in this Agreement is inserted only as a matter of convenience and in no way defines or explains any section or provision hereof.

This Site is Operated By:

HomeSkor Inc.

In other words:

  1. If one part of this agreement is void the rest of it still stands.
  2. This agreement takes precedence over any past agreements you may have had with HomeSkor.
  3. Unless given permission by HomeSkor do not change this agreement in anyway.
  4. Read the rest of this agreement carefully.

Last edited: 2016-08-12

 

HomeSkor does not endorse any product, business or resource listed on this website...more

HomeSkor does not endorse any product, business or resource listed on this website.

Our goal is to provide links to resources available in each community where HomeSkor delivers energy ratings. If you discover any errors in the information we provide, or any resources you believe we are missing, please email us at info2@homeskor.com.

All information provided by HomeSkor is intended to supplement the advice of building professionals. HomeSkor Inc. disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information. This information is subject to change without notice and is provided on an "as is" basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied.

Please review our Terms of Service.

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