SearchOceanCityMDHomesForSale.com Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Terms of Use and Privacy Policy Agreement Between User and HomeBuyerPower, Ltd. (operator of SearchOceanCityMDHomesForSale.com)

Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using this Web Site. By accessing or using the Web Site, you agree to be bound by this Agreement below in it’s entirety. If you do not accept these terms, do not use this Web Site. In this Agreement, “HomeBuyerPower®.com” or “HomeBuyerPower®” means HomeBuyerPower, Ltd., a Maryland corporation.

 

TERMS OF USE

 

This Web Site is purely a public resource of general information, which is not promised or guaranteed to be correct, complete and up-to-date. You agree that all access and use of this Web Site and its contents is at your own risk. The materials on this Web Site, and any associated pages, documents, comments, answers, forms, e-mail, articles, or other communication have been prepared by HomeBuyerPower® for informational purposes only as an overview of the subject and are not legal, financial, accounting or other professional advice.

The materials on this Web Site and any associated pages, documents, comments, answers, forms, e-mail, articles, or other communication is not intended to create, and receipt of it does not constitute, an attorney-client, broker-principal or any other fiduciary relationship. Applicability of any legal principles discussed at this Web Site or any associated pages, documents, comments, answers, forms, e-mail, articles, or other communication may differ substantially in individual situations or in different states. Remember, that when dealing with any legal matter do not rely on these materials without first seeking the advice of an attorney in your state about your particular situation and facts.

We invite you to contact us and welcome your calls and electronic mail. However, by contacting our office for more information you are not retaining us as your real estate broker and contacting us does not create a broker-client relationship. Also, please do not send any confidential or time sensitive information to us until such time as a broker-client relationship has been established. No broker-client relationship is established until and unless a client is accepted by us and a retainer agreement is signed and returned by you to our office.

HomeBuyerPower® does not guarantee the accuracy of any information available through the links you will find at this Web Site. These links are provided only as a matter of convenience to the public. Nothing contained at this Web Site should be construed to constitute a recommendation or endorsement of any product, service, Web Site or other firm. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to this Web Site, you do this entirely at your own risk.

Any Internet Data Exchange (IDX) information is provided exclusively for User-consumer's personal, non-commercial use, and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties User-consumer's may be interested in purchasing. Such data is deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed accurate by HomeBuyerPower® or the Multiple Listing Service (MLS).

HomeBuyerPower® has designed this Web Site with the specific purpose of displaying its full content to you, the User. We object to the viewing of the contents of this Web Site in any format which is not authorized by us. Therefore, unauthorized “Framing” is expressly prohibited. If you are viewing the HomeBuyerPower® Web Site with other material as part of the display or in a “Framed” display, please contact us.

This Agreement and the resolution of any dispute related thereto or the Web Site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Maryland, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. We may occasionally update this Privacy Policy and Terms of Use Agreement. Notice of any revisions will be posted to this Web Site. Our failure to insist upon strict enforcement of any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Any legal action or proceeding between HomeBuyerPower® and you related to this Agreement shall be brought exclusively in a federal or state court of competent jurisdiction sitting in Maryland; provided, that if any such action or proceeding arises under the Constitution, laws or treaties of the United States of America, or if there is a diversity of citizenship between the parties thereto, so that it is to be brought in a United States District Court, it shall be brought in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, sitting in Baltimore.

ALL INFORMATION, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED BY HOMEBUYERPOWER® ON AN “AS IS” BASIS, AND HOMEBUYERPOWER® EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF MERCANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT WITH RESPECT TO THE INFORMATION, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES. IN NO EVENT SHALL HOMEBUYERPOWER® BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGE OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THIS WEB SITE OR WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEB SITE, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES OBTAINED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THIS WEB SITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF HOMEBUYERPOWER® HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Copyright

Copyright © 2009-2015 HomeBuyerPower, Ltd. All rights reserved.

Service Marks

“HomeBuyerPower.com”, “HomeBuyerPower.org”, and “HomeBuyerPower.net” are exclusive service marks of HomeBuyerPower, Ltd. “HomeBuyerPower®” is a registered service mark of HomeBuyerPower, Ltd., a Maryland corporation.

All other company, product or service names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

 

PRIVACY POLICY

 

Privacy and Data Security

At HomeBuyerPower®, we are committed to protecting your privacy. Your right to privacy and data security is a primary concern. Below are the guidelines we use for protecting the information you provide us during a visit to our Internet Web Site. This statement discloses the privacy guidelines for the entire HomeBuyerPower® Web Site. HomeBuyerPower® welcomes your questions and comments about privacy. For more information or questions concerning our privacy or information usage guidelines, e-mail us.Due to the rapidly evolving nature of the technologies HomeBuyerPower® uses to communicate with you, we may occasionally update this policy. Notice of any revisions will be posted to this Web Site so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it. The guidelines at this Web Site are applicable only to this Web Site. Information submitted solely in a business capacity is not covered by these guidelines.

HomeBuyerPower® asks for ONLY Specific Types of Personal Information

In a few areas on our Web Site, we ask you to provide information in connection with services provided by HomeBuyerPower®, to enhance your site visit or to follow up with you after your visit. It is completely optional for you to participate.

For example, we may request information from you when you:

  • Contact Us via one of our various Contact forms
  • Contact Us via one of our various Comment forms
  • Contact Us via one of our e-mail message forms
  • Sign-Up for our services
  • Provide feedback in an online survey
  • Subscribe to a newsletter or mailing list

In each of the instances above, we may ask for your name, e-mail address, phone number, address, type of business, customer preference information, as well as other similar personal information that is needed to avail you of our services or offers. If we ever ask for significantly different information we will inform you. In the case of newsletters or mailing lists, you will be able to “unsubscribe” to these mailings at any time.

HomeBuyerPower® uses Your Personal Information for ONLY Specific Purposes

The information you provide will be kept confidential and may be used to assist you in your homebuying effort, or in connection with any services or information provided by HomeBuyerPower®. Your consent to our processing this information is necessary to provide the services or information in which you have asked to participate.

You Can Opt-Out of Receiving Further Marketing from HomeBuyerPower® at Any Time

If you gave us permission on one of our Contact, Comment, Sign-Up or newsletter sign-up forms, we will send you information about our various services, or other products and services we feel may be of interest to you. Only HomeBuyerPower® (or agents working on behalf of HomeBuyerPower® and under confidentiality agreements) will send you these direct mailings. If you do not want to receive such mailings, do not give us permission where requested on these forms or do not sign-up for our e-mail newsletter service. If you wish, you may at any time easily opt-out of receiving further marketing from HomeBuyerPower®. In the case of newsletters, this may be done by following the “unsubscribe” instructions for opt-out, which are set forth in each e-mail newsletter. In the case of all other communications, you may opt-out of any future communications by sending an email to with your exact name and email address with the message “opt-out” to us. As this is presently a manual process, we will remove you at our earliest possible convenience in accordance with your request.

HomeBuyerPower® will not disclose your personal information to any outside organization for its use in marketing without your consent

Information regarding you (such as name, address and phone number) or your Sign-Up provided information (such as customer preference information, home buying preferences and details) will not be given or sold, traded, or rented to any outside organization for its use in marketing or solicitation without your consent. However, access to your information will be provided to our Agents and Brokers after you have agreed to such release by affirmatively indicating your acceptance in the place provided on the Contact or Sign-Up form.

Use of “Cookies”

A cookie is a tiny piece of information asking permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. HomeBuyerPower® does not use or collect “cookies”, except for the limited purpose of supporting features that enhance your browsing experience on the HomeBuyerPower® Web Site. No personally identifiable information (name, address, e-mail address, etc.) is written to, or collected by, the cookies that are placed on your hard drive by HomeBuyerPower®.

About IP addresses

An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web. Web servers — the big computers that “serve” up Web pages — automatically identify your computer by its IP address. HomeBuyerPower® collects IP addresses for the purpose of system administration. When visitors request pages from HomeBuyerPower®, our servers log their IP addresses. We do not link IP addresses to any personally identifiable information. This means that a user’s session will be logged, but the user remains anonymous to us.

What else should I know about my privacy?

Third party Internet sites and services accessible or linked through HomeBuyerPower® have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of us. HomeBuyerPower® assumes no responsibility or liability for these independent policies or actions. You are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords or any account information when accessing these other, independent Web sites. Please be careful and responsible whenever you’re online. If you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return. While we strive to protect your personal information, HomeBuyerPower® cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk.

In the event of any conflict between this Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (or any portion thereof) and any other Terms of Use and/or Privacy Policy, the language of this Terms of Use and Privacy Policy shall control.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.