(Updated October 2005)
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We have adopted a Privacy Statement, to which you should refer to fully understand how we collect and use data, including personally identifying information, from the Site.
Purpose of Site
This Site and the services offered herein are provided solely as a forum and technical interface that connects homeowners with locally licensed real estate agents. Real estate brokerage activities may be performed by real estate professionals who are not affiliated with ChicagoHomevalues.com. The terms of any agreement between a real estate professional and you are not endorsed, recommended or may otherwise be known to or by ChicagoHomevalues.com, nor do we sponsor, endorse, recommend or approve of any real estate agent, broker or other house-related service provider who offers services through this Site. While we try to confirm that participating real estate agents, brokers and other house-related service providers are licensed to perform their respective services, we cannot and do not represent or warrant that any real estate agent, broker or other house-related service provider who offers services through this Site is licensed, qualified, or capable of performing any such service. Use your own judgment, therefore, on the merits of any individual, entity or information that you find on or through this Site. We encourage you to seek professional assistance on any issue you have questions with.
ChicagoHomevalues.com does not make any assurance as to the timeliness or accuracy of the home evaluation, or other related follow up, provided by the real estate agent, broker or other house-related service provider. Additionally, if the requesting homeowner submits incomplete, insufficient or inaccurate information, or if the completion of a home evaluation conflicts with real estate rules, laws or best practices, then an evaluation may not be provided to the requesting homeowner.
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(a) copy, publish, display, publicly perform, or distribute any Materials, including reproduction on any computer network or broadcast or publications media;
(b) resell or make commercial use of the Site or its Materials;
(c) systematically collect and use any data or content, including the use of any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction methods;
(d) make derivative uses of the Site and its Materials;
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(f) use information obtained from this Site or from ChicagoHomevalues.com for commercial purposes, including without limitation, providing referral services similar to ChicagoHomevalues.com.
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Conduct and Indemnity
You shall remain solely liable for your conduct or any information that you upload or transmit to this Site. As a condition of use of this Site, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless ChicagoHomevalues.com from and against any all liabilities, expenses, (including attorneys' fees) and damages arising out of claims resulting for your use of ChicagoHomevalues.com's services, including without limitation any claims alleging facts that would constitute a breach by you of this agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party. Should you provide false or misleading information to this Site or submit information under false pretenses, ChicagoHomevalues.com may immediately terminate your access to and use of the Site, without penalty and without notice to you.
Use of Hyperlinks
You are granted a limited, non-exclusive right to create a hyperlink to this Site provided such link does not portray ChicagoHomevalues.com or any of its products and services in a false, misleading, derogatory or otherwise defamatory manner. You may not use any ChicagoHomevalues.com logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark of ChicagoHomevalues.com to link to this Site without our express written permission. This limited right may be revoked at any time.
We make no claim or representation regarding, and accept no responsibility for, the quality, content, nature or reliability of third-party sites accessible by hyperlink from this Site, or sites linking to this Site. Third-party, linked sites are not under the control of ChicagoHomevalues.com and we cannot be and are not responsible for the content of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any review, changes or updates to such sites. We are providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply affiliation, endorsement, or adoption by us of the site or any information contained therein. When leaving the Site, our terms and policies no longer govern, and, therefore, you should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any other site that you enter.
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Limitation of Liability
CHICAGOHOMEVALUES.COM AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS, ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF CHICAGOHOMEVALUES.COM'S SERVICES OR WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEB SITE, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEB SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE WEB SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF PROFITS, OR LOSS OF DATA, WHETHER RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, FROM BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORTIOUS BEHAVIOR, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF CHICAGOHOMEVALUES.COM AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HAD BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES.
Applicable Law and Venue
These terms and conditions shall be subject to and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, applicable to agreements made and entirely to be performed within the State of Illinois, without resort to its conflict of law provisions. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these terms and conditions shall be filed only in state or federal court located in Illinois, and you hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts over any suit, action or proceeding arising out of these terms and conditions.
No waiver by ChicagoHomevalues.com, whether express or implied, of any provision of these Site Terms shall constitute a continuing waiver of such provision or a waiver of any other provision of these Site Terms. ChicagoHomevalues.com shall not be estopped from enforcing any provision of these Site Terms, except by written instrument executed by ChicagoHomevalues.com. Notwithstanding any of the Site Terms, we reserve the right, without notice and in our sole discretion, to terminate your license to use the Site, and to block or prevent future access to and use of the Site. If any part of these Site Terms are determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law for any reason, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Site Terms and the remainder of the Site Terms shall remain enforceable and in effect.