TERMS AND CONDITIONS
By submitting a link, accessing information, providing a URL, allowing GulfIslandListings.ca (hereby referred to as 'GIL') to host your property, or registering on GIL (this 'Site'), you are solely liable for your conduct on this Site and any information you upload, download or transmit to or from this Site.
GIL reserves the right to cancel or terminate your access to and use of this Site at any time without notice if we have reason to believe that you have provided false information to this site or are using it with malicious intent.
A) GIL Services
GIL provides a marketplace for advertising Gulf Island properties located in BC Canada. GIL is an advertising service. GIL does not engage in real estate broker services and we are not licensed to carry out such services. Real estate brokerage and all related activities are carried out exclusively by the property owner or real estate agent, broker, developer or service provider representing the property advertised on our service. We are not licensed real estate agents and we do not take any commissions for the sale of property on this Site.
GIL may receive advertising fees in exchange for promotion of properties and real estate services on our Site. GIL payment is governed by the terms set forth in the agreement between GIL and the advertiser (real estate agent, property owner, developer or service provider).
GIL does not endorse, sponsor nor recommend any developer, real estate agent, broker, service provider or private seller who advertises real estate or offers services through this Site. We do not and cannot warrant that any real estate agent, broker, developer or service provider who advertises on our Site is licensed, capable or qualified of performing any service they advertise. We also do not make any assurance regarding the timeliness or accuracy or the advertisements on this Site or guarantee the accuracy of any further communications with advertisers on our Site.
Furthermore, we make our best attempt to collect accurate statistical information regarding the real estate market, but make no assurance of the accuracy of information provided by outside sources. Users are required to make their own judgment and decisions regarding the merits of any individual, business or service advertised or represented on the Site or by GIL
B) Obligations of GIL Users
Users are strictly prohibited from and shall not attempt to gain unauthorized access to GIL's database or any computer systems used in connection with the Site, nor attempt to modify, translate, adapt, edit, decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer any database or software programs used by or in connection with GIL or the Site.
Furthermore, users shall not participate in any activity that disrupts, diminishes the performance of, interrupts or impairs the functionality of the Site orGIL's services, and shall not use any portion of this Site for unlawful purposes.
C) User Accounts & Passwords
If you are registered with GIL, you agree to maintain complete responsibility for confidentiality and use of your account information including password and username. You are completely responsible for all activities that occur related to your account and agree to notify GIL immediately in the case of misuse or security breaches related to your account.
D) Links to Third Party Sites
Linked sites that you will find on this Site are not the responsibility or under the control of GIL.
GIL is not responsible for the contents, services, transmissions, software or web casts provided on any linked site or any site that is linked to a linked site.
GIL provides these links only as additional information and does not endorse these sites, or their contents. We are not responsible for any acts or omissions of these sites and do not make any warranties regarding the security of your information (including credit card and personal information) collected on these sites. You are responsible for investigating any third party site or content before proceeding with any transactions and we hereby waive any claims made against us with regards to these issues.
E) Idea Submissions
If you choose to send GIL any creative materials, questions, ideas, suggestions, notes, or drawings in the form of email or postings on this Site, you agree that these are non-confidential and waive all intellectual proprietary rights to these materials.
GIL may own exclusive rights to and unrestricted use of these materials without compensation to you, for commercial or other use. The submission of materials to GulfIslandListings.ca, in any form, waives any moral rights to this property.
F) Monitoring & Editing of Content
GIL reserves the right to monitor, edit or remove any and all content on and determine any operating rules for this Site. By using this site, you agree that GIL has the right to modify, edit, remove or reorganize any material that is posted by you or any other party on this Site at any time.
G) Proprietary Rights
Copyrights: All contents of this Site, including, but not limited to text, digital images, organization, digital conversion, graphic and other files are either Copyright GIL, or copyright any of GIL’s suppliers or subcontractors. Copying, modification, distribution, posting, transmission, use or publication in any form of any content on this Site prior without written permission from GIL is strictly prohibited. All rights reserved.
The User agrees to hold unaccountable, defend and indemnify GIL, its affiliates and their respective proprietors, directors and employees against all claims and expenses including attorneys fees, arising out of the use of this Site by the User or the use of the Users account.
J) Disclaimer of Warranty
The User agrees that the use of GIL’s Web Site is at the Users sole risk. GIL, its affiliates, proprietor and third party contributors do not warrant that this Site is error free or will be uninterrupted. Furthermore, they do not make any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability or results obtained from use of information or services provided on this website. GIL is not responsible for typographical errors or omissions or misrepresentations in text, photography or pricing on this Site. This web site is provided without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied.
WHILE GIL ATTEMPTS TO ENSURE YOUR ACCESS AND USE OF THIS SITE IS SAFE AND VIRUS FREE, WE CANNOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE OR ITS SERVERS ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER DESTRUCTIVE ELEMENTS. USE OF GI SERVICES IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.
K) Limitation of Liability
GIL, it's proprietor, and its suppliers, subcontractors, affiliates and/or their employees are not liable for any direct, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR INJURY ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE OR ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR ANY OF GIL'S ADVERTISERS.
GIL disclaims any liability for damages or injury cause by failure of performance, deletion, defect, delay in operation, communication line failure, theft or destruction, alteration or use of record, negligence, tortuous behaviour, unauthorized access or any other action of users of this site. THE USER HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT APPLY TO ALL CONTENT ON THE SITE.
User acknowledges that GIL is not liable for illegal or offensive conduct of other users or third parties and that they take full responsibility for risk of injury from the aforementioned causes.
L) Errors and Delays
GIL and its proprietor are not responsible for any errors or delays on the part of our advertisers in responding to email inquiries or phone calls, or any delays related to the User providing us with incorrect email or contact information. We are not responsible for other technical problems beyond our control.
M) Force Majeure
GIL and its proprietor are not responsible for any failures or delays in performance due to circumstances beyond its control such as Acts of God, war, riots, acts of aggression (Civil or Military), fire, floods, outages, accidents or service outages resulting from software failure, telecommunications breakdowns, network failures, failure of third party services including providers of internet services. The party affected shall notify the other party a maximum of 15 days from the occurrence, at which point the performance agreement shall be suspended.
All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
This statement sets out the privacy practices and policies of GulfIslandListings.ca (“Gulf Island Listings”) in relation to any information that you may share with GIL.
GIL reserves the right to update this policy from time to time, on reasonable notice to you. Your continued use of any website or service covered by this policy after we have notified you of an amendment will constitute your agreement to the same.
In this statement, when we talk about “Gulf Island Listings” or “we” or “our”, we are referring to Gulf Island Listing.
A) Personal Information
In connection with your use of a website or service owned or operated by GILs, from time to time, you may be required from time to time to provide GIL with certain personal information, including without limitation, your name, address, telephone number, electronic mail address, credit card information, bank account information, and your social insurance or social security number (collectively, your “Personal Information”).
Gulf Island Listings will use your Personal Information for the reasons disclosed to you at the time of collection, to communicate with you, to remit payments to you from time to time if and when due, and for ongoing record keeping, as required by law.
GIL will not release Personal Information about you without your permission, except:
a) as permitted in this policy statement;
b) as permitted in any written agreement between you and GIL;
c) where we believe it is reasonably necessary to conduct business; and
d) where we believe it is necessary to enforce our rights under any agreement between you and GIL
GIL will provide both a means for you to manage and control the information that you have voluntarily provided to us and a means for you to communicate your privacy questions and concerns to us.
We will not knowingly collect Personal Information on users under the age of eighteen. We encourage parents and guardians to monitor the Internet based activities of their children.
B) Anonymous Information
“Anonymous Information” is information other than Personal Information, and includes the domain names, IP addresses and type of browsers that you may use, from time to time, referring URLs, and other, non-personally identifiable information.
When you access any site or service covered by this policy statement, we collect Anonymous Information. We use this information for system administration, to market research (which is shared with our advertisers), to personalize your experience at our site, to show you more relevant advertising messages, and, generally, to improve our services. We share this Anonymous Information with selected advertisers and partners in order to deliver to you more relevant advertising messages.
GIL will not share any Anonymous Information if that information is or will be linked to your Personal Information, unless we have given you notice as described above and you have given us authorization to do so.
C) Sharing Personal Information
We will not share your Personal Information unless we have first given you notice that we might share your data, and you have authorized us to do so. Our partners who receive information from us have the right to use the data we provide them (sometimes, in connection with other information they may have gathered about you), but are generally prohibited from sharing this information with other companies or people. In addition, if we add new features or services that might require the sharing of your personal information with other parties, we will provide you with notice and the opportunity to opt-in to receive these offers.
In certain special cases, we may disclose your Personal Information when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to you, or otherwise injuring or interfering with GIL’s rights, property or operations, other GIL users, or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities. We may also disclose your Personal Information when we believe the law requires it, or in response to any demand by law enforcement authorities in connection with a criminal investigation, or civil or administrative authorities in connection with a pending civil case or administrative investigation.
D) Third Party Relationships
GIL is developing relationships with many of the best media and services companies throughout the world.
Whenever you provide registration information on certain co-branded Web pages or for certain services provided in conjunction with third party partners, some data you provide is shared with partners. You should make every effort to read the privacy policies provided by or in association with such third parties, and make an informed decision on your own whether or not to continue utilizing the services based on the privacy policies posted on these co-branded Web pages, at your own discretion.
GIL operates on Wix.com, which has a asecure data network protected by industry standard firewall and password protection. Wix.com has security measures in place to attempt to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of your user data under our control. Unfortunately, no method of data transmission or storage is entirely secure, and while we and Wix make reasonable efforts to protect date stored on our networks, we cannot ensure or warrant that security of any information that you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk.
Only authorized personnel have access to the information you provide us.
F) Contacting GIL