Updated: 3rd January 2019
End User licence agreement
This is your End User Licence Agreement for homie.rent. Please read this carefully before using the homie.rent service and you may want to retain a copy for your records.
When you accept these terms, you confirm that you are duly authorised on behalf of the Client to place an order for homie.rent subject to the terms and conditions set out below. You also warrant that the information submitted in signing up is correct and accurate to the best of your knowledge.
A: Property of homie.rent following acceptance of this end user licence agreement you may access and use the homie.rent software through our server. The copyright, database rights and any other intellectual property rights in the programs and data which constitute this software product, are and remain the property of homie limited (‘homie.rent’, ‘we’, ‘us’ and ‘our’).
B: Licence acceptance procedure by clicking on the acceptance button during the registration procedure, you indicate acceptance of this end user licence agreement and the limited warranty and limitation of liability set out in this end user licence agreement. Such acceptance is on behalf of any corporate entity which employs you or which you represent (‘client’). in this end user licence agreement, ‘you’ includes both the reader and any client. You should therefore read this end user licence agreement carefully before clicking on the acceptance field. If you do not agree to the terms of this end user licence agreement, do not use the website or the service.
C: User rejection homie.rent may in our absolute discretion reject you from using the homie.rent service, in which case you will be notified of such rejection by e-mail and shall be refunded any subscription fees paid to homie.rent in respect of such period in connection with a premium service (if any).
The following terms as used in this Agreement have the following meanings:
- “Agreement” means this End User Licence Agreement which may be amended by homie.rent from time to time in accordance with its terms;
- “homie.rent” means the online realtor platform managed by homie.rent and provided through the Website and other properties;
- “homie.rent Technology” means all the proprietary technology used in delivering the Service (including the software, hardware, products, processes, algorithms, user interfaces, know-how, techniques, designs and other tangible or intangible technical material or information) made available to the Client by homie.rent in providing the Service;
- “Client”, “you”, “yours” means the individual or corporate entity or organisation ordering the Service(s);
- “Client Data” means any data, information or material provided or submitted by or on behalf of the Client to homie.rent and/or the Service or generated by the Service in the course of using the Service including but not limited to employee data held in the Service;
- “Content” means the documents, software, materials, products and services contained or made available to the Client in the course of using the Service;
- “Defect” means an error in the operation of the Service that causes the Service to fail to operate substantially as documented;
- “Effective Date” means the date upon which this Agreement is accepted by the Client;
- “Intellectual Property Rights” means unpatented inventions, patent applications, patents, design rights, copyrights (including rights in computer software), trade marks, service marks, trade names, domain name rights, database rights, design rights, mask work rights, know-how and other trade secret rights, and all other intellectual property rights, derivatives thereof, and forms of protection of a similar nature anywhere in the world;
- “Law” means any applicable law (statutory, common or otherwise), legislation (primary or secondary), statutory provision, statutory instrument, constitution, treaty, convention, ordinance, equitable principle, code, directive, edict, decree, rule, order, requirement, regulation, guidance, executive order, or other similar authority issued, enacted, adopted, promulgated, implemented, applied, or otherwise put into legal effect by or under the authority of any governmental entity in any relevant jurisdiction;
- “Service(s)” means the online realtor services developed, operated, and maintained by homie.rent (and its licensors, where applicable), or ancillary online or offline products and services provided to the Client by homie.rent, to which the Client is being granted access under this Agreement, including the homie.rent Technology and the Content;
- “User(s)” means the Client’s representatives, consultants, contractors or agents who are authorised to use the Service and have been supplied user identifications and passwords by the Client (or by homie.rent at the Client’s request); and
- “Website” means www.homie.rent
- Privacy; Disclosure
Upon signing up for the Service and at subsequent times as requested by homie.rent, You agree to provide to homie.rent your true, accurate, current, and complete personal name, email address, contact phone number, credit/debit card information, and other data which may be necessary to administer your account (collectively, “Registration Data”). You represent and warrant that the information you provide is accurate, current, and complete, and agree to promptly update any of the information if it changes.
If you provide Registration Data that is, or that homie.rent suspects to be, false, inaccurate, not current, incomplete, fraudulent, or otherwise unlawful, homie.rent has the right, in its sole discretion, to suspend or terminate the Service and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service by you, your business(es), affiliates and all users of your account. At all times, you shall maintain and promptly update Registration Data.
Licence Grant and Restrictions
Subject to and conditional upon the Client’s compliance with the terms of this Agreement, homie.rent hereby grants to the Client a non-exclusive, limited, personal, revocable, non-transferable, right to use the Service, solely for the Client’s own purposes, subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
All rights not expressly granted to the Client are reserved by homie.rent and its licensors.
The Client may not access the Service if they are a direct competitor of homie.rent or any of homie.rent’s businesses or associated companies, except with homie.rent’s prior written consent.
In addition, the Client may not access the Service for purposes of monitoring its availability, performance or functionality, or for any other benchmarking or competitive purposes. The Client shall not: (i) license, sublicense, sell, resell, transfer, assign, rent, lease, export, import, act as an intermediary or provider, distribute or otherwise commercially exploit or make available to any third party the Service or the Content in any way; (ii) modify or make derivative works based upon the Service or the Content; (iii) create Internet “links” to the Service or “frame” or “mirror” any Content on any other server or wireless or Internet-based device; or (iv) reverse engineer or access the Service in order to (a) build a competitive product or service, (b) build a product using similar ideas, features, functions or graphics of the Service, or (c) copy any ideas, features, functions or graphics of the Service.
The Client may use the Service only for internal business purposes and shall not (not authorise any third party to): (i) store infringing, obscene, threatening, libellous, or otherwise unlawful or tortious material, including material harmful to children or in violation of third party privacy rights; (ii) store material containing software viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other harmful computer code, files, scripts, agents or programs; (iii) interfere with or disrupt the integrity or performance of the Service or the data contained therein; or (iv) attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Service or its related systems or networks.
homie.rent, in our sole discretion, reserves the right to add, remove, or modify features or functions, or to provide fixes, updates and upgrades, to homie.rent and the Service. You acknowledge and agree that homie.rent has no obligation to make available to You any subsequent versions of homie.rent or the Service. In addition, you and homie.rent acknowledge that no third-party has any obligation whatsoever to furnish maintenance or support services with respect to homie.rent or the Service and that homie.rent is solely responsible for the provision of maintenance and support as provided in this Agreement and to the extent such maintenance and support is required under applicable Law.
homie.rent and the Service may be integrated with third party applications, websites, and services (“Third Party Services”) to make available content, products, and/or services to you. These Third Party Services may have their own terms and conditions of use and privacy policies and your use of these Third Party Services will be governed by and subject to such terms and conditions and privacy policies. You understand and agree that homie.rent does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for the behaviour, features, or content of any Third Party Services or for any transaction you may enter into with the provider of any such Third Party Services.
The Client’s Responsibilities
The Client is solely responsible for all activity occurring under their User accounts and shall abide by all applicable Law in connection with their and their Users’ use of the Service, including those related to data privacy, international communications and the transmission of technical or personal data. The Client shall: (i) notify homie.rent immediately of any unauthorised use of any password or account or any other known or suspected breach of security; (ii) report to homie.rent immediately and use reasonable efforts to stop immediately any copying or distribution of Content that is known or suspected by the Client or their Users; and (iii) not impersonate another homie.rent User or provide false identity information to gain access to or use the Service.
You shall not use homie.rent or the Service for any illegal, fraudulent, improper, or abusive purpose or in any way that interferes with homie.rent’s ability to provide a high quality Service to other clients, prevents or restricts other clients from using the Service, or damages any of homie.rent’s or other clients’ property. If homie.rent finds that you are using the Service for anything other than as permitted by this Agreement or for any of the prohibited uses in this Agreement, homie.rent may at our sole discretion terminate your Service with immediate effect. Prohibited uses include, but are not limited to:
- Behaviour that is illegal, obscene, threatening, harassing, defamatory, libellous, deceptive, fraudulent, malicious, infringing, tortious, or invasive of another’s privacy.
- Harvesting or otherwise collecting information about others, including email addresses, without their consent or in breach of applicable data protection or privacy laws.
- Negligently, recklessly, knowingly, or intentionally transmitting any material that contains viruses, time bombs, Trojan horses, worms, malware, spyware, or any other programs that may be harmful or dangerous.
- Transmitting any material that may infringe, misappropriate, or otherwise violate any third party’s Intellectual Property Rights.
- Using the Service in any way that interferes with other clients’ and third parties’ use and enjoyment of the Service or use the Service in any manner which disrupts, prevents or restricts any other client from using the Service.
- Using or employing methods and/or devices that are designed or likely to take advantage of, bypass, exploit, or otherwise avoid the restrictions and limitations contained in this Agreement.
You further understand and agree that:
- You shall be solely liable for any transmissions sent through homie.rent and the Service under your account, including the content of any transmission sent through the Service under your account.
- You will abide by all applicable homie.rent policies, procedures, and agreements related to homie.rent and the Service.
If we, in our sole discretion, consider you to be in breach of this Agreement, or likely to be in breach of this Agreement, we may take any action we think is necessary to protect homie.rent, the Service and its users. We may: (a) withdraw your right to use homie.rent and the Service; (b) remove Client Data from homie.rent; (c) take legal proceedings against you; (e) disclose any information to law enforcement authorities we think is necessary or as required by Law. These actions are not limited and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.
Account Information and Data
homie.rent does not own any of the Client Data. The Client, not homie.rent, shall have sole responsibility for the accuracy, quality, integrity, legality, reliability, appropriateness, and intellectual property ownership or right to use of all Client Data, and homie.rent shall not be responsible or liable for the deletion, correction, destruction, damage, loss or failure to store any Client Data.
In the event this Agreement is terminated (other than by reason of the Client’s breach), homie.rent shall advise the Client how it may retrieve the Client Data but it will be the sole responsibility of the Client to retrieve a copy of their Client Data within 30 days of termination after which time, to the extent permitted by applicable Law, homie.rent may delete all such data.
homie.rent reserves the right to withhold, remove and/or discard Client Data without notice for any breach by the Client without limitation. Upon termination by homie.rent for any breach, the Client’s right to access or use Client Data immediately ceases, and homie.rent shall have no obligation to maintain or store or forward any Client Data.
Intellectual Property Ownership
homie.rent alone (and its licensors, where applicable) shall own all right, title and interest, including all related Intellectual Property Rights, in and to the homie.rent Technology, the Content, and the Service and any suggestions, ideas, enhancement requests, feedback, recommendations or other information provided by the Client or any other party relating to the Service. This Agreement is not a sale and does not convey to the Client any rights of ownership in or related to the Service, the homie.rent Technology or the Intellectual Property Rights owned by homie.rent. The homie.rent name, the homie.rent logo, and the product names associated with the Service are trade marks of Homie Ltd or third parties, and no right or licence is granted to use them.
You are only entitled to the limited use of the rights expressly granted to you in this Agreement. You will not take any action to jeopardise, limit, restrict or interfere with homie.rent’s Intellectual Property Rights or do any other action or thing which otherwise has the effect of jeopardising, limiting, restricting or interfering with homie.rent’s ownership or use of such Intellectual Property Rights. You acknowledge and agree that any unauthorised use of the homie.rent Technology and the Content is a breach of this Agreement, as well as a breach of applicable intellectual property laws. You acknowledge and understand that all title and rights in and to any third party content that may be accessed through homie.rent or the Service is the property of the respective content owners and may be protected by applicable copyright or other intellectual property laws and treaties.
As well as the free service provided to clients, homie.rent may also offer additional services, features and resources to premium clients for a one-off fee (the “Premium Services”). homie.rent provides information on its Website about the Premium Services and its additional services and features. For Clients with a valid subscription (or free trial (where applicable)) to a Premium Service, the Premium Service shall, for the purposes of these terms, form part of the “Services”.
We may need certain information from you so that we can supply the Premium Services to you. If you do not give us this information, or if you give us incomplete or incorrect information, we may either end the contract for the supply of the Premium Services or make an additional charge of a reasonable sum to compensate us for any extra work that is required as a result. We will not be responsible for supplying the Premium Services late or not supplying any part of the Premium Service if this is caused by you not giving us the information we need.
The subscription fee (which includes VAT) for each Premium Service is outlined on the Website and will be charged on the first tour (or following a free trial period (if applicable). We may change the fees and charges in effect, or add new fees and charges from time to time, but we will give you advance notice of these changes by email.
You must pay all amounts due to us for a Premium Service in full without any set-off, counterclaim, deduction or withholding (other than any deduction or withholding of tax as required by law).
This Agreement commences on the Effective Date.
You understand and agree that homie.rent may at any time, and without additional notice to you, terminate, modify, suspend, discontinue, or block access to some or all of the features of homie.rent or the Service if:
- homie.rent determines that you have materially breached this Agreement (without limiting the generality of the foregoing any unauthorised use of the homie.rent Technology or Service by the Client will be deemed a material and irremediable breach of this Agreement).
- homie.rent determines that you did not or will not reasonably comply or cooperate with any applicable Law.
- homie.rent is ordered by any regulator, law enforcement or other government agency to suspend or terminate the Service.
- You bring any legal action or proceeding, including without limitation in any court, regulatory, or administrative body, arbitral body, or mediator, against homie.rent, or participate in any class action lawsuit against homie.rent.
- homie.rent determines that such action is necessary to protect, maintain, or improve the Service; to prevent fraud or misrepresentation by affirmative acts and/or omissions; to protect homie.rent, our clients, or other third parties affiliated with homie.rent; or for any other good cause.
You also understand that homie.rent may terminate this Agreement without cause upon thirty (30) days’ prior written notice.
Upon any termination or suspension of your account, homie.rent may immediately deactivate or delete your account and all related information and files in your account and/or restrict any further access to such files, information, or Service.
homie.rent shall not be liable to you or any third party for any reason for terminating or suspending your use or access to homie.rent or the Service.
The provisions of this Agreement relating to intellectual property ownership, Client representations and warranties, confidentiality, use policies and restrictions, storage of user information, publicity rights, payment terms, indemnification, force majeure, warranty disclaimers, limitations of liability, notices, assignment, modifications, interpretation, dispute resolution and choice of law shall survive termination or expiration of this Agreement for the maximum term allowable by Law.
Representations and Warranties
Each party represents and warrants that it has the legal power and authority to enter into this Agreement.
homie.rent represents and warrants that it will provide the Service in a manner consistent with general industry standards reasonably applicable to the provision thereof and that the Service will perform substantially as documented under normal use and circumstances. The sole remedy for breach of this warranty shall be correction of any Defects by homie.rent within a reasonable time from notification by the Client of the Defect that constitutes such a breach, providing that such remedial work is commercially practicable, and the Client provides all the information that may be necessary to assist homie.rent in resolving the Defect, including sufficient information to enable homie.rent to recreate the Defect.
You represent, warrant and undertake to homie.rent that: (i) the Client Data you provide or make available is accurate, current, and complete, and agree to promptly update any of the information if it changes; (ii) you have obtained all rights, licences and consents necessary to grant the licences to homie.rent pursuant to this Agreement; (iii) the Client Data will not infringe the rights of any third party, including any Intellectual Property Rights, rights in confidential information or rights in privacy; (iv) you have obtained all necessary permissions and consents from any persons associated with or identifiable from the Client Data (including any User); (v) your provision of the Client Data is made in compliance with all applicable Law and the processing and use of such Client Data by or on behalf of homie.rent shall not cause homie.rent to breach any applicable Law or infringe the rights of any third party.
homie.rent will use its reasonable commercial endeavours to keep all Client Data confidential, providing that Client Data may be disclosed to homie.rent’s employees, representatives, consultants, contractors or agents (who in turn will be legally bound to keep the Client Data confidential). The obligation to keep the Client Data confidential will not apply to any information that: (i) is already known to the public; or (ii) is required to be disclosed by Law, by any governmental or other regulatory authority, or by a court or other authority of competent jurisdiction, providing that homie.rent will give the Client notice of the requirement to disclose of that disclosure as soon as practicable.
The Client shall indemnify and hold homie.rent, its licensors and each such party’s parent organisations, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, attorneys and agents harmless from and against any and all claims, costs, damages, losses, liabilities and expenses (including legal fees and costs) arising out of or in connection with: (i) a claim alleging that use or disclosure of the Client Data infringes the rights of, or has caused harm to, a third party (including the Users); (ii) a claim, which if true, would constitute a violation by the Client of their representations and warranties under this Agreement; or (iii) a claim arising from the breach by the Client or their Users of this Agreement.
In connection with a claim for indemnification pursuant to this Clause 15, homie.rent shall: (a) give written notice of the claim promptly to the Client; (b) give the Client sole control of the defence and settlement of the claim (provided that the Client may not settle or defend any claim unless they unconditionally release homie.rent of all liability and such settlement does not affect homie.rent’s business or Service); (c) provide to the Client all reasonably relevant and available information and assistance; and (d) not compromise or settle such claim, without your consent.
Disclaimer of Warranties
homie.rent and its licensors do not guarantee that: (i) homie.rent or the Service will operate error free or without interruption; (ii) all program defects in relation to the Services will be corrected; or (iii) homie.rent or the Service will operate with any hardware, software, system or data not identified in the ordering process.
All conditions, representations and warranties, whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise, including, without limitation, any implied warranty of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of third party rights, are hereby disclaimed to the maximum extent permitted by applicable Law by homie.rent and its licensors. homie.rent makes no representations or warranties that the Service is free of rightful claims of any third party for infringement or misappropriation of intellectual property or other proprietary rights.
In addition, homie.rent makes no representation nor does it warrant, endorse, guarantee, or assume responsibility for any Third Party Services (or the content thereof).
Although every effort is made to ensure that data transmissions of Client Data are secure, homie.rent makes no guarantees of security.
homie.rent’s Service may be subject to limitations, delays, and other problems inherent in the use of the Internet and electronic communications. homie.rent is not responsible for any delays, delivery failures, or other damage resulting from such problems.
In this Agreement, “force majeure” shall mean any cause preventing homie.rent from performing any or all of homie.rent’s obligations which arise from or are attributable to acts, events, omissions or accidents beyond homie.rent’s reasonable control including without limitation strikes, lock-outs or other industrial disputes, acts of God, war, riot, civil commotion, malicious damage, compliance with any law or governmental order, rule, regulation or direction, accident, breakdown of plant or machinery, fire, flood, interruption or failure of utility service, including but not limited to electric power, gas or water or default of suppliers or sub-contractors. homie.rent shall not be in breach of this Agreement if it is subject to a force majeure event, provided that it uses reasonable endeavours to notify you in writing of the nature and extent of the force majeure event causing homie.rent’s failure or delay in performance. If the force majeure event prevails for a continuous period of more than 2 months, the Client may terminate this Agreement by giving 14 days’ written notice to homie.rent. On the expiry of this notice period, this Agreement will terminate. Such termination shall be without prejudice to homie.rent’s rights in respect of any breach of this agreement occurring prior to such termination.
Limitation of Liability
Nothing in this Agreement will exclude or limit homie.rent’s liability for: (i) death or personal injury caused by homie.rent’s negligence; (ii) fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or (iii) any other liability which may not be excluded or limited under Applicable Law.
homie.rent shall not be liable for any damages or losses as a result of a force majeure event, or from your or your Users’ use of a Third Party Service.
To the fullest extent permitted by Law, in no event shall homie.rent or its affiliates be liable to you or any third party for indirect, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages of any kind whether arising under contract, warranty, tort (including negligence or strict liability), or any other theory of liability, even if homie.rent has been informed in advance of such damages or such damages could have been reasonably foreseen by homie.rent.
Without limiting the foregoing, homie.rent shall not be liable for any of the following losses (whether direct, indirect, incidental or consequential): (i) any loss of profits or other economic advantage; (ii) any loss of data; (iii) any loss of goodwill; and/or (iv) any loss of anticipated savings, arising in respect of any representation, statement, act or omission in connection with this Agreement, whether the claim arises under contract, tort, misrepresentation or breach of statutory duty.
For Clients which are not Premium Service users, subject to paragraph 1 of this clause, in no event shall homie.rent’s aggregate liability exceed the sum of £10,000 in total. In recognition of the free nature of the Service, you acknowledge and agree that such allocation of liability between us is reasonable, appropriate and fair in the circumstances.
For Clients which are Premium Service users, subject to paragraph 1 of this clause, in no event shall homie.rent’s aggregate liability exceed the greater of: (a) sum of £10,000; and (b) the sum equal to the total sums paid by you to us in connection with the Premium Service(s) during the immediately preceding 12 months.
The limitation of liability reflects the allocation of risk between the parties. The limitations specified in this section will survive and apply in any and all circumstances.
homie.rent may give notice by means of electronic mail to the Client’s e-mail address on record in homie.rent’s account information. Such notice shall be deemed to have been given upon the expiration 12 hours after sending the email.
Modification to Terms
homie.rent reserves the right to modify the terms and conditions of this Agreement or its policies relating to the Service at any time. Such modified terms and conditions will be issued or made available to the Client electronically via email or the Website and shall be deemed effective 12 hours after electronic delivery or notification. Continued use of the Service after any such changes shall constitute the Client’s consent to such changes.
Assignment; Change in Control
This Agreement may not be assigned by the Client without the prior written approval of homie.rent but may be assigned without the Client’s consent by homie.rent to: (i) a parent or subsidiary; (ii) an acquirer of assets; or (iii) a successor by merger.
Any purported assignment in violation of this section shall be void.
Any actual or proposed change in control of the Client that results or would result in a direct competitor of homie.rent directly or indirectly owning or controlling 50% or more of the Client shall entitle homie.rent to terminate this Agreement for cause immediately upon written notice.
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and the parties agree that any dispute relating to its terms or subject matter shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
If any provision of this Agreement is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, then such provision(s) shall be construed, as nearly as possible, to reflect the intentions of the invalid or unenforceable provision(s), with all other provisions remaining in full force and effect.
No joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between the Client and homie.rent as a result of this Agreement or use of the Service.
The failure of homie.rent to enforce any right or provision in this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by homie.rent in signed writing authorised by a director of homie.rent.
For the purposes of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 this Agreement is not intended to, and does not, give any person who is not a party to it any right to enforce any of its provisions.
Acceptance of Agreement
By ticking the acceptance field during the registration process, you confirm acceptance of this End User Licence Agreement, which shall constitute a binding contract between homie.rent and the Client, subject to the ability of homie.rent within 21 days to reject the Client.
Homie Ltd is incorporated under the laws of England, with company number 09588744 registered address is: Westbourne Studios, 242 Acklam Rd, London W10 5JJ