Terms of Use

SQUATTERREGISTRY.COM – TERMS OF USE

TERMS OF USE

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY. THEY GOVERN YOUR USE OF THE SQUATTERREGISTRY.COM WEBSITE, AND ANY AFFILIATED WEBSITES AN/OR MOBILE APPLICATIONS (collectively, the “WEBSITE”) AND RECEIPT OF ANY SERVICES (the “SERVICES”) FROM THE WEBSITE. FOR PURPOSES OF THESE TERMS, THE TERM “WEBSITE” INCLUDES ANY EMBODIMENT OR DERIVATIVE OF THE WEBSITE MADE AVAILABLE VIA MOBILE APPLICATION OR OTHER DIGITAL MEANS. BY REGISTERING FOR, ACCESSING, BROWSING, OR USING THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVICES OR BOTH, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU ARE RECEIVING A BENEFIT FROM THE WEBSITE AND THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS (WITHOUT MODIFICATION), INCLUDING ANY ADDITIONAL GUIDELINES AND FUTURE MODIFICATIONS MADE BY THE WEBSITE’S MANAGERS AND OWNERS (collectively, the “MANAGERS”). IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ALL OF THE FOLLOWING TERMS (WITHOUT MODIFICATION), WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU REFRAIN FROM USING THE WEBSITE AND THE SERVICES. VISITORS AND USERS OF THE WEBSITE AND USERS OF THE SERVICES ARE REFERRED TO INDIVIDUALLY AS “USER” and “USERS”.  

The Website, and all the content contained therein, is copyrighted work belonging to the Managers. The Managers grant you the right to use the Website subject to the Terms set forth below. 

PLEASE NOTE: The Website provides a platform, as part of the Services, whereby Users can alert other homeowners and landlords to known squatters, extortionists and opportunists as  well as find resources for struggling landlords. As described further herein, the Managers make no claims, guarantees, warrantees or promises regarding the efficacy of the Services to be provided via accessing this platform, or the suitability of any third party being engaged to provide, or engaging to be provided, such platform services. 

Privacy Policy: Your privacy is important to the Managers. The Website’s Privacy Policy is hereby incorporated into these Terms. Please review said privacy policy at http://www.squatterregistry.com/privacy-policy (the “Privacy Policy“). 

Accessing the Website:  You are responsible for both:

  • Making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Website.
  • Ensuring that all persons who access the Website through your internet connection are aware of these Terms of Use and comply with them.

You may use the Website only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms of Use. You agree not to use the Website:

  • In any way that violates any applicable federal, state, local, or international law or regulation (including, without limitation, any laws regarding the export of data or software to and from the US or other countries). 
  • For the purpose of exploiting, harming, or attempting to exploit or harm minors in any way by exposing them to inappropriate content, asking for personally identifiable information, or otherwise.
  • To transmit, or procure the sending of, any advertising or promotional material, including any “junk mail,” “chain letter,” “spam,” or any other similar solicitation.
  • To impersonate or attempt to impersonate the Managers, any employee of the Managers, another user, or any other person or entity (including, without limitation, by using email addresses associated with any of the foregoing).
  • To engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone’s use or enjoyment of the Website, or which, as determined by us, may harm the Managers or users of the Website, or expose them to liability.

Additionally, you agree not to:

  • Use the Website in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the site or interfere with any other party’s use of the Website, including their ability to engage in real time activities through the Website.
  • Use 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.
  • Use any manual process to monitor or copy any of the material on the Website, or for any other purpose not expressly authorized in these Terms of Use, without our prior written consent.
  • Use any device, software, or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Website.
  • Introduce any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful.
  • Attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage, or disrupt any parts of the Website, the server on which the Website is stored, or any server, computer, or database connected to the Website. 
  • Attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.
  • Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website.

Service Offerings: Please be aware that some Services described on the Website may not be available in your jurisdiction. The laws of each country, state, and/or territory may differ and not all Website products or Services are available in all locations. References to Website products or Services unavailable in your jurisdiction do not imply that these products will be made available to you, and nothing on the Website shall be considered a solicitation to buy or sell a service to any person in any jurisdiction where such offer or solicitation, purchase or sale would be unlawful under the laws of that jurisdiction. 

License: All of the information and content on the Website including but not limited to all text, graphics, photos, artwork, games, software applications and code, video, audio, telephone calls, online communication and instant messaging, user interface design, and any downloadable media, whether provided for free or at cost, including but not limited to downloadable content the Manager host, or communicate, or transmit, whether on social media or via any other means, or any comment the Managers make regarding the content of the foregoing nature elsewhere than the Website, (the “Content”) is the property of the Managers, or its affiliates, if any, or is being used by the Managers with the express permission of a licensor, and is protected by copyright laws throughout the world. You may not modify, reproduce, copy, distribute, transmit, display, publish, download or upload, sell, license, create derivative works of or use any aspect of the Website or its Content for commercial or public purposes or for any other purpose not expressly permitted by these Terms. You may neither sell nor assign your access to the Services under any circumstance. Nothing herein shall be construed to restrict the Managers’ rights to pursue all remedies available to it hereunder, at law or in equity, against any person for any unauthorized use, or unauthorized facilitation of use by another, of the Content, including, without limitation, a decree of specific performance and/or injunctive relief, and the exercise of any such right by the Managers shall not prohibit the Managers from seeking to enforce damages pursuant to any other Section hereof or otherwise available under the applicable law. The use of the Content on any other website or application or in a networked computer environment for any purpose, or any other publication, republication, redistribution or use of the Content, including, without limitation, framing the Content within another site, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of the Managers which may be withheld at the sole discretion of the Managers. All copyright and other proprietary notices on any Content must be retained on any copies made thereof, including all of the Managers’ trademarks. Any unauthorized reproduction or modification, distribution, or performance of any Content is strictly prohibited. The Managers and their licensors reserve all rights not granted in these Terms. 

From time to time, the Managers may post certain articles to the Website, which may or may not have been written by the Managers. Similarly, from time to time, certain Users may be granted access to, and may access, certain blogs, websites or applications, or communal discussion boards, produced by the Managers (i.e. message boards, chat-rooms, etc.,) (“Supplemental Content”). This Supplemental Content shall be considered Content for the purpose of this Agreement between the Managers and the User. 

Trademarks: All trademarks, logos, URLs and domain names and service marks (each a “Mark” and collectively the “Marks“), registered or not, displayed on the Website` are property of the Managers or otherwise the property of third parties. You are not permitted to use, copy, download, display, transmit or modify any of these Marks in any way without the prior written consent of the rightful owner of the Mark, whether the rightful owner be the Managers or a third party. You may not include the Managers’ names, any Mark or any variation of the foregoing, as a metatag, hidden textual element, or any other indicator that may create an impression of affiliation, sponsorship, endorsement or any other relationship between you and the Website or the Managers. 

Modification: The Managers reserve the right, at any time, to modify the Website, the Services and/or the Content or to modify, suspend, or discontinue the Website, the Services and/or the Content, or any part thereof with or without notice. You agree that the Managers will not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Website, the Services and/or the Content.

Linking to the Website and Social Media Features:

You may link to the Website, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage the Managers’ reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval, or endorsement on our part. 

This Website may provide certain social media features that enable you to:

· Link from your own or certain third-party websites to certain content on this Website.

· Send emails or other communications with certain content, or links to certain content, on this Website.

· Cause limited portions of content on this Website to be displayed or appear to be displayed on your own or certain third-party websites.

You may use these features solely as they are provided by us and solely with respect to the content they are displayed with, and otherwise in accordance with any additional terms and conditions we provide with respect to such features. Subject to the foregoing, you must not:

· Establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.

· Cause the Website or portions of it to be displayed on, or appear to be displayed by, any other site, for example, framing, deep linking, or in-line linking.

· Link to any part of the Website other than the homepage.

· Otherwise take any action with respect to the materials on this Website that is inconsistent with any other provision of these Terms of Use.

You agree to cooperate with us in causing any unauthorized framing or linking immediately to stop. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

We may disable all or any social media features and any links at any time without notice in our discretion.

Promotions, Discounts and Sweepstakes: Promotions, incentive or referral programs and discounts (collectively, “Promotions”) that may be made available from time to time on the Website are offers that are limited in time and scope and are void where prohibited or restricted by applicable law, rule or regulation. Without limiting the foregoing and in addition thereto, the Managers reserve the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend any Promotions, in each case, in whole or in part, at any time without notice and for any or no reason, whether or not the User has benefited from such Promotion being terminated, modified or suspended. No Promotion shall have any cash value apart from its intended use in connection with the Website. Without limiting anything set forth in these Terms and in addition thereto, by redeeming a Promotion, you express your understanding of and agreement to these Terms and any additional terms and conditions applicable to any such Promotion.

In addition to these Terms, other terms and conditions may apply to certain services and/or features made available on the Website from time to time. By way of example but not limitation, such other terms and conditions may describe official rules for contests or sweepstakes on the Website. Such terms and conditions are in addition to and subject to these Terms.

Feedback: All feedback (the “Feedback”) submitted to the Website by the Users shall be deemed and remain the property of the Managers. The Managers may use such Feedback, any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in the Feedback, for any purpose, anywhere and in any format. So that the Managers may incorporate such Feedback into the Website and/or the Services, the Managers alone will own all right, title and interest, including all related intellectual property rights, in and to all Feedback submitted by any User. The Managers shall not be subject to any obligations of confidentiality regarding such information, except as specifically stated, if at all, in our Privacy Policy, or otherwise required by law. The Managers advise its Users that the Managers  do not want to receive and prohibits Users from providing any feedback containing information that may reasonably be found to be defamatory, threatening, obscene, harassing or otherwise unlawful or offensive, or that incorporate the proprietary material of another without authority.

Third Party Links and Content: From time to time, the Website may provide information from or contain links to other websites, operated by third parties. Such links are for your convenience only and do not imply any affiliation with, or an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship or promotion of any other website or its owner, and the Managers do not review, approve, monitor, endorse, warrant, or make any representations with respect to third party websites or the accuracy of the content contained therein. Such third party websites, and any content contained therein, including but not limited to any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information expressed or offers made available by a third party or any link contained in a third party website (the “Third Party Content”), are the content of the third party and not under the control of the Managers. If you decide to access any Third Party Content linked to or from the Website, you do so entirely at your own risk. Third party websites are subject to their own terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices. The Managers assume no responsibility for Third Party Content. 

WARRANTY DISCLAIMER: THE MANAGERS ARE PROVIDING THE SERVICES, THE WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT, INCLUDING ANY RELATED CONTENT (as defined herein), ON AN “AS IS” BASIS FOR USE AT YOUR OWN RISK; THE MANAGERS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NONINFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ACCURACY, AND QUIET ENJOYMENT. THE MANAGERS DO NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE CONTENT OR THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE WEBSITE. INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE MAY NOT BE CURRENT AT THE MOMENT YOU ACCESS THE WEBSITE AND MAY CONTAIN ERRORS. THE CONTENT IS PROVIDED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. THE MANAGERS DO NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE SUITABILITY, USEFULNESS OR EXPECTED RESULTS OF THE CONTENT, SERVICES, PRODUCTS OR FUNCTIONS PROVIDED VIA THE WEBSITE. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN IMPLIED WARRANTIES IN WHICH EVENT ANY REQUIRED WARRANTY APPLIES TO THE MINIMUM EXTENT LEGALLY REQUIRED.

BY REGISTERING FOR, ACCESSING, BROWSING, OR USING THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVICES OR BOTH, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE YOUR FULL AND UNCONDITIONAL UNDERSTANDING AND AGREEMENT THAT THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE SERVICES INVOLVES WORKING WITH A UNIQUE USER AND THAT, THEREFORE, NO SPECIFIC RESULTS ARE GUARANTEED TO BE ATTAINABLE AND THAT PRIOR RESULTS OF OTHER OF THE WEBSITE’S USERS ARE NOT INDICATIVE OF WHAT YOUR RESULTS MAY OR MAY NOT BE. FURTHER, BY REGISTERING FOR, ACCESSING, BROWSING, OR USING THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVICES OR BOTH AND, YOU VOLUNTARILY, HEREBY (I) CONFIRM THAT NO WARRANTY, GUARANTEE OR OTHER ASSURANCE HAS BEEN MADE TO YOU IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICES OR THE WEBSITE, AND (II) AGREE TO RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS THE MANAGERS, AND THEIR OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS FROM ANY CONSEQUENCES OF THE SERVICES PROVIDED. 

IN THE CASE OF ANY CONFLICT BETWEEN ANY OF THE LANGUAGE CONTAINED HEREIN, AND ANY SUBSEQUENT AGREEMENT ENTERED INTO BETWEEN YOU AND THE MANAGERS, YOU UNDERSTAND AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE LANGUAGE OF SUCH SUBSEQUENT AGREEMENT WILL CONTROL, UNLESS STATED OTHERWISE IN THAT SUBSEQUENT AGREEMENT. 

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: IN NO EVENT SHALL THE MANAGERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE, THE CONTENT OR THE SERVICES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS, WHETHER OR NOT THE MANAGERS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY. THE MANAGERS’ TOTAL CUMULATIVE LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS, THE SERVICES, THE WEBSITE, OR THE CONTENT, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE, SHALL NOT EXCEED THE LESSER OF (I) FIFTY DOLLARS, OR (II) THE MINIMUM AMOUNT ALLOWED BY THE CONTROLLING JURISDICTION’S LAW. 

Indemnity: You agree to, at your own expense, indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Managers, their affiliates, employees, representatives, agents, subsidiaries, licensors, suppliers, partners, officers and directors, from and against any and all claims, costs, damages, liabilities, fees and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) (“Claims”) arising from any third-party claim, action, suit or proceeding, to the extent that such Claim arises out of or relates to any (i) act or omission by you, your affiliates, your related parties, or your representatives, relating to the Content, or the Website and/or otherwise in connection with this Agreement, affecting or relating to any third-party, (ii) your use of the Services, (iii) your violation of applicable laws, rules or regulations in connection with your use of the Services, (iv) your Feedback and/or use of or contribution to the Content. In such case, the Managers will provide you with written notice of such claim, suit or action.

Amendment: The Terms are subject to occasional revision. Please review them periodically for current information. If the Company makes any substantial changes, the Managers will, and you authorize the Managers to notify you by sending you an email to the last email address you provided via the Website (if any) and/or by prominently posting notice of the changes on the Website. Any material changes to these Terms will be effective upon the earlier of ten (10) calendar days following the Managers’ dispatch of an email notice to you or ten (10) calendar days following the Website’s posting of notice of the changes on the Website. These changes will be effective immediately for new users of the Website. Continued use of the Website following notice of such changes shall indicate your acknowledgement of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes. Certain provisions of these Terms may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages of the Website. 

Monitoring Use: The Managers reserve the right to monitor any and all use of the Website, in its sole discretion. However, unless required by law, the Managers have no obligation toward any User to conduct such monitoring or take any action based on any monitoring the Managers may conduct. In addition, the Managers reserve the right to make record of any interaction with the Website, and the Content therein, by any User or other person, without providing notice to such User or person of such recordation. 

Termination: The Managers may, at any time, terminate your use of the Services, in its sole discretion.

Security: Users should be aware that in general, information sent through the Internet is not secure. Email services that may be provided through the Website generally are not encrypted and do not provide a secure and private means of communication with us. Certain Services offered on the Website may, however, provide a secure means to communicate with the Website. For certain types of communications through the Website, we may require the use of encryption technologies provided for your protection and/or require you to use User identification information (the “User ID”) and passwords. You are responsible for the confidentiality and use of your User ID, password, and any other information that the Website may request or require, from time to time. If you become aware of any loss, theft or unauthorized use of your User ID, password or any other information that the Website may request or require from time to time, you must immediately notify the Managers, by sending an e-mail to this address: adrianna.c.nava@gmail.com 

Entire Agreement: These Terms, which include the Privacy Policy and any other legal notices or terms located on particular pages of the Website, represent the entire agreement between the Managers and any and all Users relating to the subject matter herein. Notwithstanding the foregoing, these Terms do not supersede or amend (and will not take precedence over) any signed written agreement between you and the Managers with respect to the subject matter of that signed written agreement, unless otherwise set forth in that signed written agreement

General Provisions: If any provision in these Terms is, for any reason, held to be invalid or unenforceable, the other provisions of these Terms will be unimpaired and the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed modified so that it is valid and enforceable to the maximum extent permitted by law. These Terms and any action related thereto will be governed, controlled, interpreted, and defined by and under the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any conflicts of laws principles that require the application of the law of a different state. By using the Website, you hereby expressly consent to the personal jurisdiction and venue in the state and federal courts for New York for any lawsuit filed there against you by the Managers arising from or related to these Terms. If you have any questions about the foregoing, please contact the Managers at the following email address: adrianna.c.nava@gmail.com . There are no third-party beneficiaries to these Terms. Nothing in these Terms should be construed as creating a partnership, joint venture or agency between you and the Managers. The Managers make no offer to provide any of the Content or any piece of the Website in any language other than English. You agree that if the Managers do not enforce or exercise any legal right or remedy which is contained in the Terms (or which the Managers have the benefit of under any applicable law), failure to do so shall not constitute waiver of the Managers’ right to do so, and that those rights or remedies will remain available to the Managers.