Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

LEGAL INFORMATION AND PRIVACY POLICY

DISCLAIMER
NationalHomeSearch.com does not guarantee the accuracy of any information available on this site, and is not responsible for any errors, omissions, or misrepresentations. Product information including availability, features and prices are subject to change without prior notice and should be verified independently.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY IN HOUSING STATEMENT

Our Policy
All real estate advertised herein is subject to the federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make such preference, limitation or discrimination."

We will not knowingly accept or permit any advertisement for real estate that is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis.

The Law
When it comes to buying, selling or leasing a home or renting an apartment, several state and federal laws were enacted to ensure the equal opportunity in housing for all people. The Civil Rights Act of 1966 prohibits all racial discrimination in the sale or rental of property. Moreover, the Fair Housing Act declares a national policy of fair housing throughout the United States, making illegal any discrimination in the sale, lease or rental of housing, or making housing otherwise unavailable, because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin.

Other laws also impact the purchase, sale or lease of a home or renting an apartment. Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits discrimination against persons with disabilities in places of public accommodations and commercial facilities. The Equal Credit Opportunity Act makes discrimination unlawful with respect to any aspect of a credit application on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or because all or part of the applicant's income derives from any public assistance program.

In addition, state and local laws often provide broader coverage and prohibit discrimination based on additional classes not covered by federal law.

As a home seller or landlord you have a responsibility and a requirement under the law not to discriminate in the sale, rental and financing of property on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin. You cannot instruct the licensed broker or salesperson acting as your agent to convey for you any limitations in the sale or rental because the real estate professional is bound by law not to discriminate. Agents in a real estate transaction also are prohibited by law from discriminating on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin. They are prohibited from complying with a request from the home seller or landlord to act in a discriminatory manner in the sale, lease or rental. Moreover, a home seller or landlord cannot establish discriminatory terms or conditions in the purchase or rental, deny that housing is available, or advertise that the property is available only to persons of a certain race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national original.

As someone seeking to purchase a home or rent an apartment, you have the right to expect that housing will be available to you without discrimination or other limitations based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin. This includes the right to expect equal professional service, the opportunity to consider a broad range of housing choices, no discriminatory limitations on communities or locations of housing, no discrimination in the financing, appraising, or insuring of housing, reasonable accommodations in rules, practices and procedures for persons with disabilities, and to be free from harassment or intimidation for exercising your fair housing rights.

IF YOU SUSPECT DISCRIMINATION:
Despite our zero tolerance policy, much of the information regarding real estate and related matters in this Web Site is provided by third parties or via hyperlink to third party sites. As such, there may be an instance of potential discrimination by these third parties that we are not yet aware of. If you suspect discrimination by one of these sites, please contact our staff at feedback@nationalhomesearch.com.

Complaints alleging discrimination in housing may be filed with the nearest office of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), or by calling HUD's toll free number, 1-800-669-9777 (voice), or 1-800-543-8294 (TDD).

You can contact HUD on the internet.

PRIVACY STATEMENT
NationalHomeSearch.com respects the privacy of its users. In this document we explain how we use information you supply us via the NationalHomeSearch.com Web site. This privacy policy may be modified in the future. If it is, a new policy will be posted on our web sites.

This Web site is the product of NationalHomeSearch.com, a project of x corporation. You may have linked to this Web site from an NationalHomeSearch.com affiliate (the newspaper or other partner whose name appears at the top of the home page of this Web site). If so, please be aware that this Web site was customized by NationalHomeSearch.com for the affiliate, that NationalHomeSearch.com may share your information with the affiliate (as described below in the Section entitled "With whom do we share the information we collect?) and that during your visit to this Web site the affiliate may independently collect other information from you.

The policy that follows is applicable to NationalHomeSearch.com's information collection, use and disclosure practices. For information on the policy applicable to the affiliate's information collection, use and disclosure practices, please review the privacy statement on the affiliate's Web site (this may be the site from which you linked to get here). Also, please note that this Web site contains links to other Web sites. NationalHomeSearch.com and its affiliates are not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of any Web sites to which you may link.

What personal information do we collect?

Registration: When you sign up to use one of our services, request a price quote or enter a contest, we may ask for information about you, including your name, age, address, and phone number, as well as demographic information. To sign up to use one of our services, request a price or enter a contest, you must be at least 18 years of age and agree to the Terms and Conditions of the web site.

Premium Services: Visitors 18 years of age and older may use an order form to request optional services at some parts of our Web site. We collect a visitor's credit card information to bill the visitor for these optional services. All other areas of our web site are free and may be used by visitors over 18 years of age or older.

Cookies: Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer's hard drive by our computers (or servers) to identify your computer. Cookies are only read by the server that placed them there and are unable to execute any code or virus. We may use cookies to recognize you when you visit our site, to personalize your experience and generally to serve you better. For example, if you enter your name, address, telephone number, email address, ZIP code or other personally identifiable information on one of our forms, such information will be stored in a cookie so you do not have to enter this information again. Cookies can also tell us which advertising you have seen on our site, allowing us to offer you a more diverse selection of advertising information. Cookies may also compile data about our visitors.

IP Addresses: NationalHomeSearch.com also compiles your IP address - the location of your computer on the Internet - for administrative purposes only. NationalHomeSearch.com does not collect any personally identifiable information through its compilation of your IP addresses or the location of your computer on the Internet.

How do we use the information we collect?
NationalHomeSearch.com may perform statistical analyses of user behavior in order to measure interest in the various areas of our site, for development purposes, and to inform advertisers and partners about consumers clicking on their advertising or other messages. In these analyses, we will disclose information to third parties only in aggregate form.

E-mail: Using the e-mail addresses provided by registrants 18 years of age and older, NationalHomeSearch.com, its advertisers, affiliates, partners, or third parties may periodically send promotional e-mail. In any case where we might use an email address for this purpose, you will be able to indicate at registration that you do not wish to receive such promotional e-mails from NationalHomeSearch.com, its advertisers, affiliates, partners or third parties. However, by registering, you agree that NationalHomeSearch.com may contact you by e-mail regarding account status, changes to the registrant agreement, and to confirm registration. In addition, if you provide your email address or other contact data in connection with a request for product information, NationalHomeSearch.com, an advertiser, affiliate, partner or third parties, as applicable, will use that information to contact you.

Data Security: To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place appropriate procedures to protect the information we collect online, including reasonable and appropriate security for credit card submissions.

What is NationalHomeSearch.com's relationship with affiliates and business partners?
We have close relationships with affiliated newspapers and other business partners. Certain of those affiliates and partners have web pages that are branded both with our trademarks and the trademarks of our business partners. You may visit us through a co-branded page that is, for example, an NationalHomeSearch.com page that is co-branded with XYZ Newspaper's web site.

With whom do we share the information we collect?
In the future, NationalHomeSearch.com may share your personally identifiable information with third parties for direct marketing purposes, but only if you have authorized NationalHomeSearch.com to do so and only if you are over the age of 18. At the present time, NationalHomeSearch.com will only share personally identifiable information with third parties as is necessary for those third parties to provide information or perform services specifically requested by you. Additionally, if you entered the NationalHomeSearch.com web site through a site maintained by one of our affiliates or business partners, then your personally identifiable information may be shared with that affiliate or business partner, provided that use of the information does not violate this privacy policy.

Third Party Advertising Company: NationalHomeSearch.com uses a third-party advertising company to serve ads when you visit our site. This company may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to our and other web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. In addition, we share web site usage information about visitors to our sites with this company for the purpose of managing and targeting advertisements on our site and other sites. For this purpose, we and our third-party advertising company note some of the pages you visit on our site through the use of pixel tags (also called clear gifs). In the course of serving advertisements to this site, our third-party advertiser may place or recognize a unique "cookie" on your computer. If you would like more information about the information collection practices of this third-party advertising company and to know your choices about not having this information used by this company, click here

Message Boards: NationalHomeSearch.com offers message boards, or forums, on some of its web sites for use by visitors who are 18 years of age and older. Any information you disclose when posting a message in these forums becomes public. Moreover, registrants who post a message in our forums make their e-mail addresses available to others through a feature of our software, which could result in unsolicited e-mail from third parties.

Children's Guidelines: We believe that it is especially important to protect children's privacy online. We encourage parents to get involved with your children's online usage and to be aware of the activities in which they are participating. Note: we define "children" as minors younger than 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect or use any personally identifiable information from children, and we do not provide any personally identifiable information, regardless of its source, to any third party for any purpose whatsoever from our visitors under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly allow children to register with us, or to participate in any of our promotions or contents. No information should be submitted to or posted at NationalHomeSearch.com by visitors under 13 years of age. You should be aware that if your child voluntarily discloses his or her name, e-mail address, or other information on any web site, such disclosures may result in unsolicited messages.

Does this privacy statement extend to links to other sites?
This site contains links to other sites. While we encourage our business partners to adopt privacy policies that build users' trust and confidence in the Internet, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of web sites linked to any of our sites. We may allow third parties to sponsor promotions and sweepstakes through our site. Use of any personal information provided to such a third party will be governed by that party's privacy policy.

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x corporation is the owner of the NationalHomeSearch.comweb site (the "Web Site"). Visitors are invited to visit the Web Site subject to these terms and conditions.

You should read this Legal information carefully before using the Web Site. By using the Web Site, you assent to the following terms of use. If you do not agree to these terms, do not use the Web Site.

Scope of Use
You shall not use the NationalHomeSearch.com Web Site, in whole or in part, for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions of or for any purposes other than those that are personal and non-commercial, provided, however, that a real estate commission shall not be considered a fee for the purposes hereof. You agree that you will not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, transfer, download, post, create derivative works from, frame in another web page, use on any other web site, transfer or sell any information, software, lists of users, databases or other lists, products or services provided through or obtained from the NationalHomeSearch.com web site, including, but not limited to the text, graphics, logos, photos, and audio and visual files, without express written permission from x corporation. This means, among other activities, that you agree not to engage in the practices of "screen scraping," "database scraping," or any other activity with the purpose of obtaining lists of users or other information. You agree that you will not use the NationalHomeSearch.com web site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the NationalHomeSearch.com web site or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the NationalHomeSearch.com web site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the NationalHomeSearch.com web site.

Unauthorized individuals attempting to access any area of this site in a prohibited manner may be subject to prosecution.

No Warranties
ALL INFORMATION ON THE WEB SITE IS PROVIDED TO USERS ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. USE OF THE WEB SITE AND THE CONTENT AVAILABLE ON THE WEB SITE IS AT THE SOLE RISK OF THE USER. NATIONALHOMESEARCH.COM, LLC DOES NOT WARRANT THAT USE OF THE WEB SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. AS A SERVICE TO PEOPLE WHO VISIT THE WEB SITE, NATIONALHOMESEARCH.COM, LLC PERMITS REAL ESTATE AGENTS TO PUBLISH INFORMATION REGARDING THEMSELVES AND THEIR SERVICES. NATIONALHOMESEARCH.COM, LLC DOES NOT RECOMMEND OR ENDORSE ANY OF THE REAL ESTATE AGENTS, AND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY OPINION, ADVICE, OR STATEMENT MADE BY THE REAL ESTATE AGENTS OR OTHERWISE THROUGH THE WEB SITE. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF EACH USER TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION OR CONTENT AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE WEB SITE. USERS SHOULD SEEK THE ASSISTANCE OF LICENSED REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS REGARDING THE EVALUATION OF SPECIFIC CONTENT OBTAINED ON THE WEB SITE. USERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR TAKING ALL PRECAUTIONS NECESSARY TO ENSURE THAT ANY CONTENT THEY MAY OBTAIN FROM THE WEB SITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR ANY OTHER DESTRUCTIVE PROGRAMS OR CODE.

Limitation of Liability
NATIONALHOMESEARCH.COM SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SITE, EVEN IF NATIONALHOMESEARCH.COM, LLC HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, INCLUDING LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH MISTAKES OR OMISSIONS IN, OR DELAYS IN TRANSMISSION OF, INFORMATION TO OR FROM THE USER, INTERRUPTIONS IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONNECTIONS TO THE WEB SITE OR VIRUSES, WHETHER CAUSED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY NEGLIGENCE, ACTS OF GOD, TELECOMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OF, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, THE WEB SITE, SOFTWARE, OR RELATED INFORMATION, RECORDS OR PROGRAMS.

 

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