The Homewise service allows individuals to work with our mortgage team to get a mortgage through the Website (the "Service").
Content. All information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted to the Website by viewers or users whether in forums or otherwise ("User Content"), is the sole responsibility of such viewers or users. This means that the viewer or user, and not Homewise, are entirely responsible for all such material uploaded, posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available by using the Service. Homewise does not control or actively monitor User Content and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such content. Users acknowledge that by using the Service, they may be exposed to materials that are offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will Homewise be liable in any way for any materials, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any materials or any defects or errors in any printing or manufacturing, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the viewing or use of any materials posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Service.
Restrictions on User Content and Use of the Service.
In using the Website, and/or Service you shall not: copy any content unless expressly permitted to do so herein; upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that: is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially or ethnically objectionable, encourages criminal behavior, gives rise to civil liability, violates any law, or is otherwise objectionable; you do not have a right to make available under any law or under a contractual relationship; infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party (including privacy rights); is or contains unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, solicitations for business, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation; contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment or data or the Website or that of any users or viewers of the Website or that compromises a user’s privacy; or contains any falsehoods or misrepresentations or create an impression that you know is incorrect, misleading, or deceptive, or any material that could damage or harm minors in any way; impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent their affiliation with a person or entity; forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any material transmitted to or through the Website or impersonate another person or organization; interfere with or disrupt the Website or servers or networks connected to the Website, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Website or probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any system or network or breach or circumvent any security or authentication measures; intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law or regulation; collect or store personal data about other users or viewers, without their permission; license, sell, rent, lease, transfer, assign, distribute, host, or otherwise commercially exploit the Website; or modify, translate, make derivative works of, disassemble, decompile, reverse compile or reverse engineer any part of any software provided as part of the Website, except to the extent the foregoing restrictions are expressly prohibited by applicable law.
You also agree not to access the Website in a manner that utilizes the resources of the Website more heavily than would be the case for an individual person using a conventional web browser. Notwithstanding the foregoing, operators of public search engines may use spiders or other bots for the purpose of creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials on this Website.
License of Content
By submitting, posting or displaying User Content on or through the Service, you grant us (and our agents) a non-exclusive, royalty-free license (with the right to sublicense) to use, copy, modify, transmit, display and distribute such User Content. Homewise will not be responsible or liable for any use of User Content in accordance with these Terms. You represent and warrant that you have all the rights, power and authority necessary to grant the rights granted herein to any User Content that you submit.
End User License
Except for User Content, this Website, and the information and materials that it contains, are the property of Homewise and its licensors, and are protected from unauthorized copying and dissemination by copyright law, trademark law, and other intellectual property laws. Subject to the terms of this Agreement, Homewise grants you a non-transferable, non-exclusive, license to (a) use the Website for your use. Nothing in the Terms gives you a right to use the Homewise names, trademarks, logos, domain names, and other distinctive brand features without our prior written consent. You shall not attempt to override or circumvent any of the usage rules or restrictions on the Website. Any future release, update, or other addition to functionality of the Website shall be subject to the terms of these Terms.
If you provide Homewise with any suggestions, comments or other feedback relating to any aspect of the Website and/or Service ("Feedback"), Homewise may use such Feedback in the Website or in any other Homewise products or services (collectively, "Homewise Offerings"). Accordingly, you agree that: (a) Homewise is not subject to any confidentiality obligations in respect to the Feedback, (b) the Feedback is not confidential or proprietary information of you or any third party and you have all of the necessary rights to disclose the Feedback to Homewise, (c) Homewise (including all of its successors and assigns and any successors and assigns of any of the Homewise Offerings) may freely use, reproduce, publicize, license, distribute, and otherwise commercialize Feedback in any Homewise Offerings, and (d) you are not entitled to receive any compensation or re-imbursement of any kind from Homewise or any of the other users of the Website in respect of the Feedback.
Links & Third-Party Websites
This Website (including User Content) may contain links to other websites that are not owned or controlled by Homewise. In no event shall any reference to any third party, third party product or service be construed as an approval or endorsement by Homewise of that third party, third party product or service. Homewise is also not responsible for the content of any linked websites. Any third-party websites or services accessed from the Website are subject to the terms and conditions of those websites and or services and you are responsible for determining those terms and conditions and complying with them. The presence on the Website of a link to any other website(s) does not imply that Homewise endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content or use of such websites, and you hereby release Homewise from all liability and/damages that may arise from your use of such websites or receipt of services from any such websites.
Disclaimer of representations, warranties and conditions
The website, service, and all materials provided therein are provided "as is." Homewise specifically disclaims all representations, warranties and conditions, either express, implied, statutory, by usage of trade, the course of dealing or otherwise including but not limited to any implied warranties of merchantability, non-infringement, title, satisfactory quality or fitness for a particular purpose. Any information or material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the service is at your own discretion and risk and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system, loss of data, or any other loss that results from downloading or using any such material. Homewise does not warrant, endorse, guarantee, provide any conditions or representations, or assume any responsibility for any product or service advertised or offered by any third party through the website or in respect to any website that can be reached from a link on the website or featured in any banner or other advertising on the website, and Homewise shall not be a party to any transaction that you may enter into with any such third party. Homewise will not be liable for any type of content exchanged by means of the service or by any interactions among users. Limitation of liability. Under no circumstances shall Homewise be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, exemplary or other damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, any damages that result from (i) your use of or your inability to use this website, or the service, (ii) the cost of procurement of substitute goods, data, information or services, (iii) errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies in the materials on the website, (iv) personal injury or property damage of any kind whatsoever arising from or relating to your use of the service, any bugs, viruses, trojan horses, or any other files or data that may be harmful to computer or communication equipment or data that may have been transmitted to or through the website, or (v) any errors or omissions in any material on the website or any other loss or damage of any kind arising from or relating to your use of the website. These limitations shall apply even if Homewise has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, Homewise’s liability to you for any damages arising from or related to this agreement (for any cause whatsoever and regardless of the form of the action), will at all times be limited to the greater of (a) fifty cad dollars ($50) or (b) amounts you’ve paid Homewise in the prior 12 months (if any). The foregoing limitations shall apply to the fullest extension permitted by law in the applicable jurisdiction.
Availability & Updates
Homewise may alter, suspend, or discontinue this Website at any time and for any reason or no reason, without notice. The Website, and/or Service may be unavailable from time to time due to maintenance or malfunction of computer or network equipment or other reasons. Homewise may periodically add or update the information and materials on this Website without notice.
Information sent or received over the Internet is generally insecure and Homewise cannot and does not make any representation or warranty concerning security of any communication to or from the Website or any representation or warranty regarding the interception by third parties of personal or other information. You are responsible for safeguarding the password that you use to access the Service and you are responsible for any activities or actions under your password. You agree to keep your password secure. Homewise will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these requirements.
Disclosure for Referral
If you have been referred by a realtor, or other referral source, they referrer must make you, the client aware that they are part of the referral program with Homewise and that they will be paid of referral fee as part of the program. The referrer are held by FSCO and the government of Ontario to follow the laws and rules as laid out by Reg. 407/07: EXEMPTIONS FROM THE REQUIREMENTS TO BE LICENSED (view regulation). The Real Estate professional or referrer must also comply with all standard tax laws as well as the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002, S.O. 2002, c. 30, Sched. C (view act).
"When providing information to a prospective borrower
1. (1) A person or entity who refers a prospective borrower to a prospective mortgage lender is exempted under subsection 6 (4) of the Act from the requirement in section 2 of the Act to have a brokerage licence or a mortgage broker’s or agent’s licence if the person or entity complies with both of the following requirements and criteria:
Before or at the time of making the referral, the person or entity informs the prospective borrower in writing,
i. that the person or entity has received or will or may receive a fee or other remuneration, whether directly or indirectly, for making the referral, and
ii. of the nature of the relationship between the person or entity and the prospective lender.
2. The only other information that the person or entity is permitted to give to the prospective borrower is the name, address, telephone number, fax number, email address or website address of the prospective lender or of an individual who acts on behalf of the prospective lender. O. Reg. 407/07, s. 1 (1).
(2) Nothing in subsection (1) affects the right of a person or entity who does not have a brokerage licence or a mortgage broker’s or agent’s licence to refer a prospective borrower to a prospective lender for no fee or other remuneration. O. Reg. 407/07, s. 1 (2)."
If you have any questions about these Terms or if you wish to make any complaint or claim with respect to the Service, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org