Terms of Use

02/25/2016

These Terms of Use (“Terms”) govern how you may access and use the Site and your responsibilities when doing so. SAR’s Privacy Policy explains how SAR may use any personal information shared by you. By accessing www.sunflowerrealtor.com you agree to these Terms and SAR’s Privacy Policy, so please take a moment to carefully review these documents. If you are accessing this Site on behalf of an organization, then you agree to these Terms and the Privacy Policy on behalf of that organization. If you do not agree to these Terms, you may not use this Site.

Other sections of the Site may have additional rules and regulations that are specific to that particular section and will be accessible to you in such sections.

Modifications

SAR may modify these Terms from time to time. Any modifications to the Terms will be effective once posted to the Site. If you access or use the Site after the Terms have been modified, your continued access and use will constitute acceptance of all modifications.

Content and Intellectual Property

SAR or its partners created the text, images, video, graphics, content, and materials (“Materials”) available through the Site. All Materials are protected by all applicable copyright and trademark laws. SAR or the party credited owns the Materials, and all rights in the Materials are expressly reserved.

Any information or content shared on the Site is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal or professional advice. Please consult with an appropriate professional for any professional advice you need, for example, legal or accounting advice.

Your Conduct

SAR hopes this website will promote and facilitate a meaningful exchange of information on issues in the real estate industry. In order to ensure a safe and civil environment, SAR expects you to conduct yourself in a respectful and law-abiding manner when using the Site. You may not:

– Use the Site to send unsolicited communications or promotions, also known as “spam”;

– Use the Site in any way that violates local, state or federal laws;

– Upload or share materials that are illegal, fraudulent, defamatory, libelous, misleading, threatening, profane, or obscene;

– Take any action that will disrupt or interfere with operation of the Site, which includes use of any robot, spider, or other automated device, process, or means to access, retrieve, scrape, or index any portion of the Site;

– Violate the privacy or infringe the rights of others, including intellectual property rights;

– Use inflammatory, offensive or inappropriate language;

– Impersonate other persons.

Members-Only Access

Some portions of the Site may only be accessed by members of SAR. If you are a member of SAR, you must first register for access. You will need to select a username and password. You are responsible for your username and password, and the activities that occur on the Site under your username and password, so please be careful with how you store and share that information.

You are also responsible for providing SAR with accurate and complete registration information, including updating such information as it changes.

E-mails

You may have the opportunity to provide your email address to SAR, for example, by registering for members’-only access. If you share your e-mail address with SAR through the Site, SAR may send e-mails to you about a variety of subjects, such as updates to the Site or SAR’s products, services, events and programs. By providing your e-mail address to SAR, you consent to receiving these e-mails from SAR. You will have the option of unsubscribing from SAR’s e-newsletter.

SITE PROVIDED “AS IS”

SAR hopes your visit to the Site is informative and entertaining; however, there are certain things that SAR cannot guarantee. This site is provided by SAR on an “as is” and “as available” basis and without any warranty that the site will meet any particular criteria of performance or quality. SAR makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied as to the usability, condition or operation of this site or that access to or use of will be uninterrupted of error-free, or as to the information content or materials included on this site. You expressly agree that your use of this site is at your sole risk.

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, SAR disclaims all warranties, express and implied including, but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability, title, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, comparability, security and accuracy.

Some jurisdictions do not permit the disclaimer of certain warranties, so the above disclaimers may not apply to you.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

To the fullest extent permitted by law, in no event, shall SAR, its directors, officers, affiliates, employees or agents be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this site. Including, but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, consequential and punitive damages. SAR shall also not be liable for any loss of profits, revenue, data, use, goodwill or other intangible losses, damages relating to your access to, use of, or inability to access or use this site; damages relating to any third-party conduct or content available on the site, including without limitation, defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct or content. This limitation applies to all claims, regardless of legal theory, and whether or not SAR has been informed of the possibility of such damages.

Some jurisdictions do not permit the limitation or exclusion of certain liabilities, so the above limitations and exclusions may not apply to you.

Termination

You may stop using the Site at any time. SAR may suspend or terminate the Site at any time at SAR’s discretion and without notice. SAR may also terminate, limit or suspend your access to the Site for any reason at any time and without notice. For example, SAR may terminate your access to this Site if you are not complying with these Terms or if SAR determines that you are a repeat infringer of third-party intellectual property rights.

Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”)

SAR respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects you to do the same. Per the DMCA, SAR will respond expeditiously to claims of copyright infringement on the Site if submitted to SAR’s Copyright Agent as described below. Upon receipt of a notice alleging copyright infringement, SAR will take whatever action it deems appropriate within its sole discretion, including removal of the allegedly infringing materials.

If you believe that your intellectual property rights have been violated by SAR or by a third party who has uploaded materials to the Site, please provide the following information to SAR’s designated Copyright Agent listed below:

a. A description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;

b. A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site;

c. An address, telephone number, and e-mail address where SAR can contact you and, if different, an e-mail address where the alleged infringing party, if not SAR, can contact you;

d. A statement that you have a good-faith belief that the use is not authorized by the copyright owner or other intellectual property rights owner, by its agent, or by law;

e. A statement by you under penalty of perjury that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or are authorized to act on the owner’s behalf;

f. Your electronic or physical signature.

SAR may request additional information before removing any infringing material. SAR may provide the alleged infringing party with your e-mail address so that that person can respond to your allegations.
SAR reserves the right to terminate, limit or suspend any user’s access to REALTOR.org in the event of repeated infringing activity. If you believe that a user of this Site is a repeat infringer, please follow the above instructions to contact SAR’s copyright agent. Please include sufficient information to assist SAR in determining that the user has engaged in such infringing activity repeatedly.

SAR has registered a designated agent with the Copyright Office pursuant to 17 U.S.C. 512(c). SAR’s designated Copright Agent :

Linda Briden
Sunflower Association of REALTORS®, Inc.
2130 SW 37th Street
Topeka, KS
785-267-3215
linda@sunflowerrealtors.com