Terms and Conditions


1. WEB SITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. The materials on this Web site (the "Site"), which may include text, images, audio clips, video clips, software and other materials (together with the Posted Content as defined in Section 6, collectively the "Content"), are made available by HomeFinder.ca for informational purposes only. By accessing the Site or viewing, using or downloading any Content, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set out below (this "Agreement "). If you do not agree to the terms and conditions set out below, do not access the Site or view, use or download any Content.

2. General Disclaimers: THE CONTENT IS PROVIDED TO YOU "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE". HOMEFINDER.CA ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS OF ANY KIND IN THE CONTENT, AND DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND/OR CONDITIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE CONTENT AND TO ANY MATTER RELATING TO THE SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND/OR CONDITIONS OF NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. YOU AGREE THAT YOU MUST EVALUATE AND BEAR ALL RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH YOUR USE OF ANY CONTENT, INCLUDING ANY RELIANCE ON THE CONTENT, INTEGRITY AND ACCURACY OF SUCH CONTENT.

IN NO EVENT WILL HOMEFINDER.CA BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS SITE OR THE CONTENT AVAILABLE OR REFERRED TO ON THIS SITE, OR ANY OTHER SITE YOU MAY ACCESS THROUGH THIS SITE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

3. Specific Disclaimers. If you enter into correspondence or engage in commercial transactions with any third parties in connection with your use of this Site, such activity is solely between you and the applicable third party. HomeFinder.ca shall have no liability, obligation or responsibility for any such activity. You hereby release HomeFinder.ca from all claims arising from such activity. HomeFinder.ca is not under any duty to investigate the quality of work performed by any company rated on the Site.

HomeFinder.ca does not actively monitor or review the contents of any communications posted to this Site by users but may do so at any time in its sole discretion. HomeFinder.ca does not confirm the validity of any information contained in such Content. HomeFinder.ca does not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any Content. Content expresses the views of its author, and not the views of HomeFinder.ca or any entity associated with this Site.

4. Links. Links available on the Site may allow you to link to web sites not maintained or controlled by HomeFinder.ca. HomeFinder.ca provides these links for your convenience, and is not responsible for the contents of any linked site. HomeFinder.ca cannot and does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, non-infringement, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose of any information available through these links, and makes no representation or endorsement whatsoever about any other web site which you may access through the Site. It is your responsibility to ensure that any web site you choose to use is free of potentially destructive items such as viruses.

5. Termination. Your Site account and this Agreement are effective until they are terminated by you or HomeFinder.ca. You may terminate your Site membership and this Agreement at any time by contacting HomeFinder.ca customer support to disable your account ID. HomeFinder.ca support can be contacted via Email at support@ HomeFinder.ca. Your Site account and our Agreement will terminate immediately without notice from HomeFinder.ca if, in B HomeFinder.ca?s sole discretion, you fail to comply with this Agreement or if HomeFinder.ca believes that you have violated any applicable law or are acting contrary to the interests of HomeFinder.ca. Notwithstanding any provision of this Agreement, HomeFinder.ca reserves the right, without notice and in its sole discretion, without any notice or liability to you, to: (a) terminate your license to use the Site, or any portion thereof; (b) block or prevent your future access to and use of all or any portion of the Site; (c) change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Site; and (d) impose limits on the Site.

6. Use of the Site. You may not post, upload, publish, reproduce, transmit or otherwise distribute information or other material on this Site (?Posted Content?): (a) constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offence or give rise to civil liability; (b) which is protected by copyright, or other intellectual property right, or derivative works thereof, without having or obtaining permission of the copyright holder; (c) that is false, defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, pornographic, profane, threatening, invasive of any person's privacy rights, or which violates any law or which is otherwise inappropriate; or (d) that is an advertisement, chain letter, pyramid scheme, or other form of solicitation. You agree to not use this Site in a manner which is contrary to law, netiquette or any HomeFinder.ca policy, or which would adversely impact use of the Site or the Internet by other users.

HomeFinder.ca reserves the right to delete any Posted Content for any reason whatsoever. If you feel that any Posted Content is objectionable you are encouraged to contact HomeFinder.ca by Email or through the applicable page on the Site. HomeFinder.ca retains the right to remove any Posted Content within such time frame that HomeFinder.ca deems appropriate in accordance with processes and/or policies that it may have in place from time to time, if HomeFinder.ca, in its sole discretion, determines that any Posted Content is, for any reason whatsoever, inappropriate for the Site. You agree that HomeFinder.ca has no liability or responsibility for performance or non-performance of such activities.

7. Registration. You agree to: (a) provide accurate, current and complete information abut you as may be prompted by any registration forms on the Site (?Registration Data?); (b) maintain the security of your user name and password; (c) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data, and any other information you provide to HomeFinder.ca, and to keep it accurate, current and complete; and (d) accept all risks of unauthorized access to the Registration Data and any other information you provide to HomeFinder.ca.

8. Copyright. All Content published on or otherwise accessible through this Site is protected by copyright. The Content, and the copyright in the Content, are owned or controlled by HomeFinder.ca or its Content suppliers. You may view the Content for your own personal, non-commercial or educational use. The Content may not be otherwise used, reproduced, broadcast, published, retransmitted or commercially exploited or distributed in any way or by any means whatsoever without the prior written permission of the copyright holder. You must abide by all copyright notices, information and restrictions contained in any Content on or accessed through the Site, and maintain such notices in the Content. Modification of the Content or use of the Content for any other purpose (including use of any such Content on any other web site or networked computer environment) is a violation of copyright and other proprietary rights.

By submitting any Posted Content, you agree to and hereby do grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, HomeFinder.ca, its contractors, and the users of this Site an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully sublicensable, fully paid-up, worldwide license to use, reproduce, publicly perform, digitally perform, publicly display, and distribute such Posted Content and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such Posted Content.

9. Trademarks. The HomeFinder.ca logo is a trademark of Toronto Star Newspapers Limited or its related companies. Other product or service names or logos referenced in the Site are trademarks or registered trade names of Toronto Star Newspapers Limited or its related companies or licensors. All other products, services and company names mentioned in the Site may be trademarks of their respective owners. You may not use any trademark displayed on the Site without the written permission of Toronto Star Newspapers Limited or the relevant owner of the trademark.

10. Privacy and Confidential Information. HomeFinder.ca's Privacy Policy, is a binding part of this Agreement.

11. Indemnity. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold HomeFinder.ca and its related companies harmless from any and all liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal expenses, related to any violation of this Agreement by you or users of your account, or in connection with the use of the Site or the placement or transmission of any Posted Content or other materials on the Site by you or users of your account.

12. Changes. HomeFinder.ca reserves the right to change or remove any Content from the Site, in whole or in part, at its sole discretion, at any time, without notice. You understand and agree that HomeFinder.ca may review and delete any Content that in the sole judgment of HomeFinder.ca violates this Agreement or which might be offensive, illegal, or that might violate the rights of, harm, or threaten the safety of other users or members of this Site and/or other website users or which HomeFinder.ca (in its sole discretion) otherwise wishes to remove.

13. Miscellaneous. This Agreement, including the HomeFinder.ca Privacy Policy and other documents referenced herein, constitute the entire agreement between HomeFinder.ca and you with respect to your use of this Site. HomeFinder.ca 's failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. If any part of this Agreement is determined to be void, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, such determination shall not affect the remaining provisions hereof. HomeFinder.ca makes no representation that Content on the Site is appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you choose to access this Site and Content from other locations, you do so on your own initiative and you are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein. The parties have required that this Agreement and all related documents be drawn up in English. All of the provisions of this Agreement that by their nature are intended to survive, including but not limited to disclaimers, limitations on liability and indemnifications but not warranties, shall survive termination of this Agreement and you agree to remain bound by those provisions.

14. Source: Environics Analytics based in whole or in part on computer files licensed from Statistics Canada. No confidential information was provided by Statistics Canada.