Terms of Use

Terms & Conditions of Use

Your use of the Internet web site www.GHARonline.com, and any pages which are part of or affiliated with such web site (the “Web Site”), signifies your agreement to each of the terms and conditions of use set forth below. This Web Site and any services provided for in this Web Site (the "Services") are being provided to you subject to the terms and conditions set forth below, and your use of this Web Site constitutes your agreement to all such terms and conditions. The Greater Hartford Association of Realtors (“GHAR”) reserves the right to update these terms and conditions without notice.

Disclaimer of Third Party Information

The information contained on this Web Site includes information provided by persons and companies over whom GHAR has no control or responsibility. GHAR does not control the information provided by those listing properties on this web site. GHAR has no control over the truth or accuracy of the listings or matters related to such listings (including but not limited to the ability or right of any listing parties or sellers to list or sell the listed properties, or whether any such listed properties are, in fact, offered for sale), or any other information provided by third-parties, and GHAR makes no effort to confirm the accuracy of any of the listings or their contents, or other information provided by such third-parties. GHAR disclaims any and all responsibility or liability for the accuracy, content, completeness, legality, reliability, or operability or availability of any information or material displayed on this Web Site, and further disclaims any responsibility for the deletion, failure to store, misdelivery, or untimely delivery of any information or material. By using this Web Site, you agree to accept any risks that may result from using this Web Site or from relying upon any information (including but not limited to any listings on this Web Site), and GHAR and its officers, agents, employees, servants, directors, and members are not responsible for any of the contents of any listings on this Web Site.

Information Without Warranty and “As Is”

THE INFORMATION AND SERVICES PROVIDED BY OR ON THIS WEB SITE, AND ALL MATERIALS, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES INCLUDED ON THIS WEB SITE, ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITH NO WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY COPYRIGHTS, TRADEMARKS, TRADE DRESS, PATENTS, TRADE SECRETS OR OTHER SIMILAR RIGHTS, WHETHER UNDER STATE, FEDERAL, INTERNATIONAL OR COMMON LAW). GHAR, AND ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SERVANTS, AND MEMBERS, SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO SUCH IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, RELIABILITY, SECURITY, TIMELINESS, OR PERFORMANCE. GHAR FURTHER DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES RELATED TO ANY SERVICES OR PROPERTIES ADVERTISED ON THIS WEB SITE OR THROUGH ANY LINKS PROVIDED BY GHAR.

Some states or other jurisdictions do not allow the disclaimer or exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusions or disclaimers may not apply to you. You may also have other rights that vary from state to state and jurisdiction to jurisdiction.

Documents Available on Web Site

To the extent that any Documents (including data, articles, photographs, or other similar materials) are available on this Web Site, and to the extent that it has the right to do so, GHAR grants permission to access and use such documents, subject to the terms set forth in this section and all other terms set forth in this Terms and Conditions of Use. Such Documents may be accessed and used provided that (a) a notice of GHAR’s copyrights and its limited grant of use appear on all such copies of Documents, (b) a notice that such Documents are provided “As Is” and with no representations or warranties (including but not limited to any warranties of noninfringement) is provided with such Documents; (c) any use of such Documents is information and noncommercial, and (d) no modifications may be made to any such Documents. You expressly understand, however, that this limited grant of permission does not pertain or relate to this Web Site (including its design or layout). You further acknowledge that it does not pertain or relate to any trademarks, trade dress or other similar intellectual property of GHAR (including but not limited to any logos, graphics, or images which are the intellectual property of GHAR) or of any other person whose permission must be obtained before such Documents are used.

No Responsibility or Approval for Links

Some portions of this Web Site contain links to other locations on the Internet. These are provided solely as aids, information, resources, or advertisements. To the extent that any of those tools, sites or other information or materials were not created by or for GHAR, the inclusion of such links or advertisements are not intended to state or imply that GHAR sponsors, endorses, approves of, is affiliated or associated with such linked sites or their contents, nor that GHAR is legally authorized to use any trade name, registered trademark, logo, legal or official seal, copyrighted symbol, or copyrighted material that may be reflected in or accessed by such links. No responsibility is taken or assumed for any information contained in any linked sites.

Permissible Use of Web Site

You agree that you may not use this Web Site, or any contents of this Web Site, for any purpose which is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions, or any applicable law, rules, regulations, statutes, treaties or other rights. You further agree that you will not use this Web Site or its contents in any manner which could damage, overburden, or impair the Web Site, its server(s), or any networks, or which might interfere with the use by GHAR, its members, or any other user of this Web Site or its contents. You further agree not to gain or attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion of the Web Site, or any computer systems or networks, through any means, including but not limited to through hacking, password mining, unauthorized use of passwords, or any other means. You further agree not to use or attempt to use any materials that are not intentionally made available to you, and that in the event that you do gain access to such materials, you will immediately destroy all such materials and any copies thereof, and alert GHAR to such unauthorized access.

Risk of Use

You understand and agree, by your access to and use of this Web Site, that if you download and/or otherwise obtain material or data through the use of this Web Site, you do so at your own discretion and risk. You further understand and agree that you will be solely responsible for any damage or injury to your computer system (including but not limited to any networks, hardware, or software), or the loss of data which may result from the download of such material or data. You further understand and agree that GHAR has no obligation to scan or otherwise protect you or any other user from any risk of viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, corrupted files, or any other similar programs, software, or code which may have the effect of damaging or impairing the computer, software, network or systems of you or any other person.

Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances shall GHAR be liable to any user on account of that user’s use or misuse of, or reliance upon, this Web Site, the contents of this Web Site, the data on this Web Site, or the subject matter of this Web Site. Such limitation of liability shall apply to prevent any recovery of any damages, including any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, statutory and punitive damages, whether such claim is based on warranty, contract, tort (including negligence), statute or otherwise, even if GHAR has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Such limitation of liability shall apply whether the damages arise from use or misuse of and reliance on this Web Site or its contents, from inability to use or access this Web Site, from the interruption, suspension, or termination of this Web Site or any portion of this Web Site (including all such damages incurred by third parties), or for any other reason. This limitation shall also apply with respect to damages incurred by reason of other services or goods received through or advertised on this Web Site or received through any links provided on this Web Site, as well as by reason of any information or advice received through or advertised on this site or received through any links provided on this Web Site. This limitation shall also apply, without limitation, to the costs of procurement of substitute goods or services, lost profits, or lost data. Such limitation shall further apply with respect to the performance or non-performance of this Web Site or its contents or any information that appears on, or is linked or related in any way to, this Web Site. Such limitation shall apply notwithstanding any failure of essential purpose of any limited remedy and to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Some states or other jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations and exclusions may not apply to you.

Without limiting the foregoing, under no circumstances shall GHAR, or its officers, directors, employees, servants or members, be held liable for any delay or failure in performance resulting directly or indirectly from acts of nature, forces, or causes beyond its reasonable control, including, without limitation, Internet failures, computer equipment failures, telecommunication equipment failures, other equipment failures, electrical power failures, strikes, labor disputes, riots, insurrections, civil disturbances, shortages of labor or materials, fires, floods, storms, explosions, acts of God, war, governmental actions, orders of domestic or foreign courts or tribunals, non-performance of third parties, or loss of or fluctuations in heat, light, or air conditioning.

IN NO EVENT SHALL GHAR, OR ITS OFFICERS, AGENTS, SERVANTS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR MEMBERS, BE LIABLE FOR LOST PROFITS OR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH OUR WEB SITE, OUR SERVICES OR THIS AGREEMENT (HOWEVER ARISING, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE).

Trademarks, Trade Dress and Related Rights

This Web Site includes trademarks, trade dress, copyrighted materials, and other information and material which are protected by applicable law, and may not be copied, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of GHAR of the holder(s) of such rights. You agree that the fact that any such material may be posted on this or any other web site does not constitute and may not be construed as constituting a waiver of any rights GHAR or any other person may have to or in such material. 

Notice and Jurisdiction

Notice of any claims against GHAR, or its officers, agents, servants, directors, employees or members, arising from or relating to this Site or its contents or this Agreement, shall be brought within 30 days of the act(s) or omission(s) complained of. Notice shall be provided by certified mail, return receipt requested, to GHAR, at Greater Hartford Association of REALTORS®, 433 South Main Street, Suite 106, West Hartford, CT 06110.

In the event of any claim, you hereby consent to bring such claim exclusively through arbitration and solely and exclusively in the County of Hartford, State of Connecticut, and hereby waive any claim to a right to trial by jury. No claim may be submitted to arbitration, or otherwise, unless notice has been provided in accordance with the preceding paragraph.

Facebook 

Facebook is an independent, third-party web site which is not owned, operated, sponsored, or controlled by GHAR. It is in no manner affiliated with GHAR, and GHAR is not responsible for its content or for its use of any personal or private information.

Facebook posts its privacy policies and rules, as well as information about its use of user personal information. Facebook has also offered options concerning its use of personal information. Before signing up for, using, or providing any personal information to Facebook, you are strongly cautioned to review those privacy policies and rules (some of which can be found at http://www.facebook.com/policy.php) , and determine for yourself whether and how to utilize Facebook. GHAR is not responsible for any use or dissemination of user information or personal information, by Facebook.

Copyright Notice

This Web Site, and all contents within this Web Site, are Copyright © 2012 GHAR. All rights reserved.

Acknowledgement and Consent

By accessing or using this Web Site or any portion of this Web Site, you hereby give your express and unconditional assent to each of the terms and conditions set forth herein.