Terms Of Use

Website Terms and Conditions of Use

 

Acceptance of the Website Terms and Conditions of Use

These website terms and conditions of use for homestead.ca constitute a legal agreement and are entered into by and between you and Homestead Land Holdings Limited ("Company," "we," "us," "our"). The following terms and conditions (these "Terms and Conditions"), govern your access to and use, including any content, functionality, and services offered on or through homestead.ca (the "Website").

 

BY USING THE WEBSITE YOU ACCEPT AND AGREE TO BE BOUND AND COMPLY WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND OUR PRIVACY POLICY, FOUND AT homestead.ca/privacy, INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OR THE PRIVACY POLICY, YOU MUST NOT ACCESS OR USE THE WEBSITE. 

 

By using this Website, you represent and warrant that you are the legal age of majority under applicable law to form a binding contract with the Company and meet all of the foregoing eligibility requirements. If you do not meet all of these requirements, you must not access or use the Website.
 

Modifications to the Terms and Conditions and to the Website 

We reserve the right in our sole discretion to revise and update these terms and conditions from time to time. Any and all such modifications are effective immediately upon posting and apply to all access to and continued use of the Website. You agree to periodically review the terms and conditions in order to be aware of any such modifications and your continued use will be your acceptance of these.  


The information and material on this Website, and the Website may be changed, withdrawn or terminated at any time in our sole discretion without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the Website is restricted to users or unavailable at any time or for any period.
 

Your Use of the Website 

Users are responsible for obtaining their own access to the Website and for the Website's availability and performance. Users are required to ensure that all persons who access the Website through a user's internet connection are aware of these Terms and Conditions and comply with them.  Users are responsible for any security breaches or performance issues relating to accessing the Website. 

 

It is a condition of your use of the Website that any applications sent through the Website contain only information that is correct, current, and complete. 


Your provision of registration information and any submissions you make to the Website through any functionality such as online applications, e-mail and other such functions (collectively, "Interactive Functions") constitutes your consent to all actions we take with respect to such information consistent with our Privacy Policy: homestead.ca/privacy. 


You are prohibited from attempting to circumvent and from violating the security of this Website including without limitation: (a) accessing content and data that is not intended for you; (b) restricting, disrupting or disabling service to users, hosts, servers or networks; (c) illicitly reproducing TCP/IP packet header; (d) disrupting network services and otherwise disrupting Website owner's ability to monitor the Website; (e) using any robot, spider, or other automatic device, process, or means to access the Website for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on the Website; (f) introducing any viruses, trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful; (g) attacking the Website via a denial-of-service attack, distributed denial-of-service attack, flooding, mailbombing or crashing; and (h) otherwise attempting to interfere with the proper working of the Website.      

 

Intellectual Property Rights and Ownership 

You understand and agree that the Website and its entire contents, features, and functionality, including but not limited to all information, software, code, text, displays, graphics, photographs, video, audio, design, presentation, selection, and arrangement, are owned by the Company, its licensors, or other providers of such material and are protected in all forms by intellectual property laws including without limitation, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and any other proprietary rights. 


The Company name, the Company logo and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs, images and slogans are trademarks of the Company or its affiliates or licensors. You must not use such marks without the prior written permission of the Company. Other names, logos, product and service names, designs, images and slogans mentioned or which appear on this Website are the trademarks of their respective owners. Use of any such property, except as expressly authorized, will constitute a violation of the rights of the property owner and may be a violation of federal or other laws and could subject the violator to legal action.


You may only use the Website for your personal and non-commercial use. You shall not directly or indirectly reproduce, compile for an internal database, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, download, store, or transmit any of the material on our Website, in any form or medium whatsoever except: 

 

  • (a)    your computer and browser may temporarily store or cache copies of materials being accessed and viewed; and
  • (b)    a copy of apartment and/or job listings for personal use only may be printed provided they keep any proprietary notices thereon and are used only for non-commercial and lawful personal use and not for further reproduction, publication, or distribution of any kind on any medium whatsoever.

 

Users are not permitted to modify copies of any materials from the Website or delete or alter any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights notices from copies of materials from this Website.  You must not access or use for any commercial purposes any part of the Website or any services or materials available through the Website.


If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these Terms and Conditions, your right to use the Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made. You have no right, title, or interest in or to the Website or to any content on the Website, and all rights not expressly granted are reserved by the Company. Any use of the Website not expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions is a breach of these Terms and Conditions and may violate copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. 

 

Conditions of Use and User Submissions 

As a condition of your access and use you agree that you may use the Website only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. 


The following content standards apply to any and all content, material, and information a user submits to the Website through any Interactive Function (collectively, "User Submissions"). 


Without limiting the foregoing you warrant and agree that any User Submissions shall not:
 

  • (a)    Involve, provide or contribute any false, inaccurate or misleading information.  
  • (b)    Impersonate or attempt to impersonate the Company, a Company employee, another user, or any other person or entity (including, without limitation, by using email addresses, or screen names associated with any of the foregoing).
  • (c)    Transmit, or procure the sending of, any advertisements or promotions, commercial activities or sales, including without limitation any "spam", "junk mail", "chain letter", contests, sweepstakes and other sales promotions, barter, or advertising or any other similar solicitation. 

Third Party Websites 
 

For your convenience, this Website may provide links or pointers to third party sites. We make no representations about any other websites that may be accessed from this Website. If you choose to access any such sites, you do so at your own risk. We have no control over the contents of any such third party sites, and accept no responsibility for such sites or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. You are subject to any terms and conditions of such third party sites. 


You may link to our homepage, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.  You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the homepage. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the Conditions of Use. You agree to cooperate with us in causing any unauthorized framing or linking to immediately stop. 
 

No Reliance 

The content on our Website is provided for general information purposes only. It is not intended to amount to information in respect of which the Company is bound. When renting apartments or applying for jobs you must speak to the appropriate Company representative for exact pricing or job information (as applicable). All such information on the Website is approximate and subject to change.


Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our Website is accurate, complete or up to date.  Your use of the Website is at your own risk and the Company has no responsibility or liability whatsoever for your use of this Website.


The Company is not responsible, or liable to you or any third party, for the content or accuracy of any third party materials on the Website. 
 

Site Monitoring and Enforcement, Suspension and Termination

Company has the right, without provision of notice to:

 

  • At all times, to take such actions with respect to any User Submission deemed necessary or appropriate in our sole discretion, including without limitation, for violating the Website Terms and Conditions.
  • Take appropriate legal action for any illegal or unauthorized use of the Website. 
  • Terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the Website for any or no reason, including without limitation, any violation of these Terms and Conditions.

 

YOU WAIVE AND HOLD HARMLESS THE COMPANY AND ITS AFFILIATES, LICENSEES AND SERVICE PROVIDERS FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS RESULTING FROM ANY ACTION TAKEN BY THE COMPANY AND ANY OF THE FOREGOING PARTIES RELATING TO ANY, INVESTIGATIONS BY EITHER THE COMPANY OR SUCH PARTIES OR BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES.


We have no obligation, nor any responsibility to any party to monitor the Website or use, and do not and cannot undertake to review material that you or other users submit to the Website. We cannot ensure prompt removal of objectionable material after it has been posted and we have no liability for any action or inaction regarding transmissions, communications, or content provided by any user or third party. 

 

Privacy 

Any user information and User Submissions will be deemed our property and your submissions and use of our site constitutes consent to the collection, use, reproduction, transmission and disclosure of any such user content submissions in compliance with our Privacy Policy: homestead.ca/privacy, as we deem necessary for use of the Website and provision of services. 


By using this Website you are consenting to the use of cookies which allow a server to recall previous requests or registration and/or IP addresses to analyze website use patterns. You can set your browser to notify you before you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it. You can also set your browser to turn off cookies. If you do, however, some areas of the Website may not function adequately. 

Geographic Restrictions

The owner of the Website is based in the province of Ontario in Canada. If you access the site from outside Canada you do so at your own risk and you are responsible for compliance with local laws of your jurisdiction.

 

Disclaimer of Warranties
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS FOUND OR ATTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS FOUND OR ATTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR


 A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANY AFFILIATES NOR THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR SERVICE PROVIDERS MAKES ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR ENDORSEMENT WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, SUITABILITY, ACCURACY, CURRENCY OR AVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE OR ITS CONTENTS. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANY AFFILIATES NOR THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR SERVICE PROVIDERS REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS FOUND OR ATTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE, OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT OUR SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.


We cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files or data available for downloading from the internet or the Website will be free of viruses or other destructive code. You are solely and entirely responsible for your use of the Website and your computer, internet and data security. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, OVERLOADING, FLOODING, MAILBOMBING OR CRASHING, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, WORMS, LOGIC BOMBS, OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS FOUND OR ATTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON IT, OR ON ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO IT.

 

Indemnification
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Company, its affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, service providers, contractors, licensors, suppliers, successors, and assigns from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses, or fees (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out of or relating to your breach of these Terms and Conditions or your use of the Website, including, but not limited to, your User Submissions, third party sites, any use of the Website's content, services, and products other than as expressly authorized in these Terms and Conditions.

 

Governing Law and Jurisdiction
The Website and these Terms and Conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein, without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision, principle or rule (whether of the laws of Ontario or any other jurisdiction) and notwithstanding your domicile, residence or physical location.  


Any action or proceeding arising out of or relating to this Website and under these Terms and Conditions will be instituted in the courts of the province of Ontario and/or the Federal Court of Canada, and each party irrevocably submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts in any such action or proceeding. You waive any and all objections to the exercise of jurisdiction over you by such courts and to the venue of such courts.

 

Waiver 
No waiver under these Terms and Conditions is effective unless it is in writing and signed by an authorized representative of the party waiving its right. No failure to exercise, or delay in exercising, any right, remedy, power or privilege arising from these Terms and Conditions operates, or may be construed, as a waiver thereof. No single or partial exercise of any right, remedy, power or privilege hereunder precludes any other or further exercise thereof or the exercise of any other right, remedy, power or privilege.


Severability
If any term or provision of these Terms and Conditions is invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, such invalidity, illegality or unenforceability shall not affect any other term or provision of these Terms and Conditions or invalidate or render unenforceable such term or provision in any other jurisdiction.

 

Entire Agreement
The Terms and Conditions and our Privacy Policy and Customer Service Policy (found on the Website) constitute the sole and entire agreement between you and Homestead regarding the Website and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous understandings, agreements, representations and warranties, both written and oral, regarding such subject matter.