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User Agreements : Terms of Service

1. GENERAL.  Elm Street Technology, LLC and its affiliates including Listingbook, LLC, EST Holdings, LLC and RLS2000 (collectively and individually herein referred to as "Elm Street" or "we") offer online services that include the Listingbook.com website, Listingbook.co website, Listingbook Preferred Provider Program, Listingbook Rate My Favorite Program, Listingbook Agent Directory, TryElevate.com website and product suite, RLS2000.com and product suite (hereinafter all referred to as “Products”), and websites, features, services, content, or applications offered from time to time by Elm Street in connection with its Products (collectively and individually herein referred to as the "Elm Street Website"). Each product or service within the Elm Street Website may have other posted guidelines or rules (the "Additional Terms"). All such Additional Terms are incorporated by reference into this Terms of Use Agreement.

BY ACCESSING OR USING THE ELM STREET WEBSITE, YOU, THE USER OF THE ELM STREET WEBSITE (“YOU,” “YOUR,” OR “USER”), ARE SUBJECT TO AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS TERMS OF USE AGREEMENT (“AGREEMENT”) AND ANY OTHER ADDITIONAL TERMS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE HEREIN, WHETHER YOU ARE A “VISITOR” (WHICH MEANS THAT YOU SIMPLY BROWSE THE ELM STREET WEBSITE WITH LIMITED VIEWING AND ACCESS TO INFORMATION), OR YOU ARE AN “ACCOUNT HOLDER” (WHICH MEANS THAT YOU HAVE REGISTERED FOR A ELM STREET WEBSITE ACCOUNT) (“VISITORS” AND “ACCOUNT HOLDERS” ARE COLLECTIVELY REFERRED TO HEREIN AS “USERS”). YOU ARE ONLY AUTHORIZED TO USE THE ELM STREET WEBSITE (REGARDLESS OF WHETHER YOUR ACCESS OR USE IS INTENDED) IF YOU AGREE TO ABIDE BY ALL APPLICABLE LAWS AND TO THIS AGREEMENT. PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY AND SAVE IT. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH IT, YOU SHOULD LEAVE THE ELM STREET WEBSITE AND DISCONTINUE USE OF THE ELM STREET WEBSITE IMMEDIATELY.

2. MODIFICATIONS TO THIS AGREEMENT.  Elm Street may modify this Agreement from time to time, and any such modifications shall be effective upon posting by Elm Street on the Elm Street Website. You agree to be bound to any changes to this Agreement when you use the Elm Street Website after any such modification is posted. It is therefore important that you review this Agreement before each of your visits to the Elm Street Website to ensure that you are aware of any changes to this Terms of Use Agreement.

3. MODIFICATIONS TO THE ELM STREET SITE.  You understand and agree that Elm Street may discontinue or change the Elm Street Website at any time, without notice to you. Elm Street makes no commitment to update the information and content on the Elm Street Website.

4. ACCOUNT REGISTRATION.  To become an Account Holder within the Elm Street Website, you must register as a Consumer User, Real Estate Professional (Broker/Agent) User, or Service Provider User.  You agree to provide true, accurate, and complete information about yourself as prompted by any account or subscription registration processes, including, without limitation, your name and a valid email address.  In addition, you agree to update that information to maintain its truthfulness, accuracy, and completeness. You represent and warrant that you are at least eighteen (18) years of age and have the legal capacity and authority to be bound by this Agreement. Your registration information and other information about you is subject to our Privacy Policy: http://www.listingbook.com/home/privacy-policy.    

A. Consumer User. You agree and acknowledge that i) all data obtained from the Elm Street Website is intended only for your personal, non-commercial use; ii) you will not copy, redistribute, or retransmit any of the data or information provided on the Elm Street Website; iii) the Multiple Listing Service that supplies the real estate data and images displayed to you on the Elm Street Website (“MLS”) owns all the copyrights in and to such data and images, and the MLS’ database compilation, and that You will not contest the validity of such copyright or ownership claims nor assist others in doing so; and iv) you will defend, indemnify and hold harmless Elm Street, and its members, managers, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, employees, agents, and other partners against any and all claims, damages, judgments, and expenses, including attorney’s fees and litigation costs and expenses at trial or on appeal, arising from your breach of the representations, warranties, duties or obligations made or assumed by you in this Agreement. If you are a User of the Elm Street Website, you further agree and acknowledge that you have a bona fide interest in the purchase, sale or lease of real estate of the type being offered on the Elm Street Website, and that these Terms of Use do NOT impose a financial obligation on you or create any representation agreement between you or the Real Estate Agent or Real Estate Broker through whom you receive a Elm Street Website account (hereinafter referred to as “Agent” or “Broker” respectively).   

B. Real Estate Professional User. If you register as an Real Estate Professional User, you represent, warrant, and agree that: (1) you are a licensed real estate broker, or licensed real estate agent, and if you are an agent user of the Elm Street Website, you have the permission of your managing broker to register as a Elm Street Real Estate Professional User; (2) you are a member, subscriber or participant in good standing of the Multiple Listing Service that supplies the real estate data and images displayed to you on the Elm Street Website (“MLS”); (3) you will terminate your account status if, at any time, you are no longer a licensed real estate broker, or licensed real estate agent, and  therefore, are no longer eligible to be a member, subscriber, or participant in good standing of the MLS; (4) you authorize Elm Street to send you emails relating to the Elm Street Website and your Elm Street account; and (5) you will defend, indemnify and hold harmless Elm Street, and its members, managers, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, employees, agents, and other partners against any and all claims, damages, judgments, and expenses, including attorney’ s fees and litigation costs or expenses, arising from your breach of the representations, warranties, duties or obligations made or assumed by you in this Agreement.   

C. Service Provider User. See Section 7 of this Agreement below.

5. OBLIGATION FOR USING YOUR PASSWORD.  ALL INFORMATION TRANSMITTED BY, SUBMITTED BY, OR RECEIVED FROM ANYONE PRESENTING YOUR PASSWORD ON THE ELM STREET WEBSITE WILL BE DEEMED TO HAVE ORIGINATED WITH YOU, AND SHALL BE BINDING ON YOU. You agree that you are solely liable for all actions taken via your password, whether or not made with your knowledge or authority. You agree to guard your password carefully, with the full awareness that a failure to keep it secure will enable others to engage in transactions through the Elm Street Website for which you will be legally responsible. If you suspect that someone may have obtained access to your password, who is not intended to have authority to act on your behalf, please contact Elm Street immediately to authorize Elm Street to deny access to the Elm Street Website to anyone else presenting your password.  You understand and agree that Elm Street may require you to change your account password from time to time for security purposes and may require additional security measures for you to access your Account.

6. USE OF THE ELM STREET WEBSITE.

A. Lawful Purposes. You represent and warrant that you will not use the Elm Street Website for any purpose that is unlawful, or prohibited by these terms, conditions, notices, and any applicable rules and regulations. 

B. Limited License. Elm Street hereby grants you the limited right to access and use the Elm Street Website only for the purposes of accessing, viewing, downloading, posting, and printing information from and to the Elm Street Website for your personal and non-commercial use. You shall not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, broadcast, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from the Elm Street Website, including, without limitation, any MLS data, text, artwork, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, product and service descriptions, advertisements, directory information, and data compilations (collectively, “Content”). Elm Street reserves the right to suspend or deny, in its sole discretion, your access to all or any portion of the Elm Street Website as described in Section 16 below. Any rights not expressly granted to you herein are reserved to Elm Street.    

C. Use of Information. The Elm Street Website may include information, tips, facts, views, and opinions. ALL SUCH INFORMATION IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED AS PROFESSIONAL ADVICE. SUCH INFORMATION SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR PERSONAL, MEDICAL, LEGAL, BUSINESS, FINANCIAL, OR OTHER DECISIONS WITHOUT INDEPENDENT VERIFICATION AND ANALYSIS.  ELM STREET DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES RELATING TO SUCH INFORMATION, TIPS, FACTS, VIEWS OR OPINIONS. 

D. Real Estate Professional Users. If you are a Real Estate Professional User, you acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for your use of the Elm Street Website and compliance with any laws and regulations relating to the provision of real estate brokerage and agent services, including, without limitation, satisfying all applicable agency, non-agency, and other disclosure obligations, execution of any required agreements, and compliance with the policies of your MLS.  You represent and warrant that any information you provide in connection with the Elm Street Website, including the content included in your My Account profile, Agent Directory information and profile, Elevate and or Business Builder Website, or any other feature or service of the Elm Street Website is true, accurate, and complete, and that you agree to update that information in order to maintain its truthfulness, accuracy, and completeness. You will defend, indemnify and hold harmless Elm Street, and its members, managers, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, employees, agents, and other partners against any and all claims, damages, judgments, and expenses, including attorney’s fees, and litigation costs and expenses arising from your breach of the representations, warranties, duties and obligations made or assumed by you in this Agreement.  

E. Consumer Users. If you are a Consumer User, you acknowledge and agree that: (1) Elm Street does not endorse or recommend any Agents or Brokers listed on or using the Elm Street Website, including those promoted in any Agent or Broker Directory or otherwise, and makes no representations regarding the skills or service of such Agents or Brokers; (2) any real estate brokerage services rendered to you by reason of your use of the Elm Street Website are being rendered solely by your Agent or Broker and not by Elm Street or any other party, whether or not Elm Street or such other party’s names or logos appear on the Elm Street Website or your User Account; (3) Elm Street or your Broker/Agent may in their sole discretion limit the number properties or other data displayed to you in response to your search requests, as well as limit the amount of information displayed to you about such properties or data; (4) all of your activity on the Elm Street Website may be viewed, accessed, and tracked by Elm Street for business purposes subject to Elm Street’s Privacy Policy, which is incorporated herein by reference; and (5) subject to your ability to unsubscribe/opt out in accordance with Elm Street’s Privacy Policy http://www.listingbook.com/home/privacy policy, Elm Street shall have the right to engage in unsolicited communications with you through electronic correspondence and other means, including without limitation, marketing information and information relating to your account. If you are a Consumer User of the Elm Street Website Website, you further acknowledge and agree that (1) all of your activity on the Elm Street Website may be viewed, accessed, and tracked by your Agent, Broker, or Elm Street, including, without limitation, when you access the Elm Street Website, what you view while using the Elm Street Website, and any information that you submit, transmit, or post to the Elm Street Website (collectively, “Website Activity”); provided, however, that any “Private Notes” created by you in the Elm Street Website shall not be accessible by your Agent or Broker; (2) your Agent or Broker may transmit your Website Activity to, and share such Activity with, its affiliated licensed real estate agents without your notice or permission, except for your Private Notes; and (3) your Agent or Broker may reassign responsibility for collaborating with you through your Elm Street Website User Account either to (i) Broker directly, or (ii) another Agent affiliated with Broker, without prior notice to you or your consent. 

7. SERVICE PROVIDERS. As a feature of the Elm Street Website, Elm Street provides advertisements, promotions and service directories for providers of goods and services of the type that may be of interest to Users, including certain preferred service providers identified by Agents, Brokers, and others (all such providers of goods and services are hereinafter referred to as “Service Providers”).

A. Service Provider Users. If you are a Service Provider User, you acknowledge and agree that: (1) you shall be bound to any Additional Terms associated with such status, all of which are incorporated herein by reference; (2) you shall not use any name in connection with your Service Provider account that is confusing or misleading, or otherwise impersonate or deceive other Users with respect to your identity; (3) you shall not create a promotion in the Elm Street Website that is confusing, deceptive, or misleading to other Users; (4) Elm Street is not responsible for your interactions with any other Users, or use of their information, or for any other actions arising out of your use of your Service Provider account; (5) Elm Street is not responsible for any transactions you may enter into with any other Users; (6) Elm Street is not responsible for screening, censoring, or otherwise controlling your Service Provider account; (7) Elm Street is not acting as your or any third party’s agent in connection with the operation of the Elm Street Website; and (8) under certain circumstances Elm Street may pay an agent or broker that recommends you as a service provider a sales commission for advertising or service directory services you purchase from Elm Street in connection with the Elm Street website. You further acknowledge and agree that such advertising commission to the agent or broker is strictly in connection with the agent’s or broker’s services to Elm Street regarding such advertising or service directory services and is not in connection with any real estate transaction. You also represent and warrant that: (9) any products and services advertised by you on the Elm Street Website are legally permitted to be sold, advertised, or otherwise distributed by you to visitors to the Elm Street Website; (10) you have all licenses necessary to sell, advertise, and distribute such products and services; (11) such sale, advertisement, and distribution will be in accordance with applicable laws and regulations; and (12) you own or have a right to use all intellectual property, proprietary and similar rights in all materials and information submitted by you for use on the Elm Street Website.  YOU AGREE TO DEFEND, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS ELM STREET, AND ITS MEMBERS, MANAGERS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, AND OTHER PARTNERS AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, DAMAGES, JUDGMENTS, AND EXPENSES, INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES AND LITIGATION COSTS AND EXPENSES, ARISING FROM YOUR BREACH OF ANY REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, DUTIES OR OBLIGATIONS MADE OR ASSUMED BY YOU IN THIS AGREEMENT.  IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER LIMITATIONS OR DISCLAIMERS BY ELM STREET IN THIS AGREEMENT, ELM STREET MAKES NO GUARANTEES OR REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE SKILLS OR THE QUALITY OF THE SERVICES THAT YOU MAY PROVIDE IF A USER ELECTS TO RETAIN YOUR SERVICES, OR PURCHASE YOUR PRODUCTS. IT IS ENTIRELY IN YOUR SOLE DISCRETION AND AT YOUR SOLE RISK TO ENTER INTO A DIRECT CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE REACH AGREEMENT WITH A USER, AND ELM STREET DOES NOT GUARANTEE OR WARRANT A USER’S PERFORMANCE. SHOULD YOU HAVE A DISPUTE WITH A USER, YOU MUST ADDRESS THE DISPUTE WITH THAT USER DIRECTLY, AND YOU HEREBY AGREE TO RELEASE, DEFEND, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS ELM STREET, ITS MEMBERS, MANAGERS, EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS, AND ANY OTHER PERSON, FIRM, OR ENTITY FROM ANY AND ALL DAMAGES,, CLAIMS, OR JUDGMENTS, INCLUDING CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXPEMPLARY, OR STATUTORY DAMAGES OF EVERY KIND OR NATURE, SUSPECTED AND UNSUSPECTED, KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, DISCLOSED OR UNDISCLOSED, AND ATTORNEYS FEES AND LITIGATION COSTS AND EXPENSES, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ANY DISPUTES OR DEALINGS WITH USERS.    

B. Consumer Users and Agent Users. If you are a Consumer User or Agent User, you acknowledge and agree that if you use the products or services of a Service Provider, you agree to be bound by any Additional Terms associated with such use, all of which are incorporated herein by reference. Although Service Providers are advertised and listed on the Elm Street Website, such Service Providers are not endorsed, recommended, or otherwise affiliated with Elm Street or its employees and agents. You may contact any of the Service Providers directly, and in some cases you may request through the Elm Street Website that the Service Providers contact you directly.  FURTHER TO THE OTHER PROVISIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT, NEITHER ELM STREET, ANY MLS, NOR ANY AGENT OR BROKER MAKE ANY GUARANTEES OR REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE SKILLS OF ANY SERVICE PROVIDER OR THE QUALITY OF THE SERVICES OR PRODUCTS THAT ANY SERVICE PROVIDER MAY PROVIDE IF YOU ELECT TO RETAIN THEIR SERVICES. IT IS ENTIRELY IN YOUR SOLE DISCRETION AND AT YOUR SOLE RISK TO ENTER INTO A DIRECT CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE REACH AGREEMENT WITH OR PURCHASE A PRODUCT FROM A SERVICE PROVIDER, AND ELM STREET, ANY MLS, AGENT OR BROKER DO NOT GUARANTEE OR WARRANT ANY SERVICE PROVIDER’S PERFORMANCE OR PRODUCTS OR THE OUTCOME OR QUALITY OF THE SERVICES PROVIDED. SHOULD YOU HAVE A DISPUTE WITH A SERVICE PROVIDER, YOU MUST ADDRESS THE DISPUTE WITH THAT SERVICE PROVIDER DIRECTLY, AND YOU HEREBY AGREE TO RELEASE ELM STREET, ITS EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS, AS WELL AS ANY MLS, AGENT, BROKER OR OTHER PERSON, FIRM, OR ENTITY FROM ANY AND ALL DAMAGES OR CLAIMS, INCLUDING CONSEQUENTIAL AND INCIDENTAL DAMAGES OF EVERY KIND OR NATURE, SUSPECTED AND UNSUSPECTED, KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, DISCLOSED OR UNDISCLOSED, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR DISPUTES AND DEALINGS WITH SERVICE PROVIDERS.

C. Agent or Broker Compensation. Under certain circumstances, Elm Street may pay an Agent or Broker that recommends a Service Provider a sales commission for advertising or service directory services the Service Provider purchases from Elm Street in connection with the Elm Street Website.  YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT (1) ANY SUCH ADVERTISING COMMISSION THAT YOU RECEIVE IS STRICTLY IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR SERVICES TO ELM STREET REGARDING SUCH ADVERTISING OR SERVICE DIRECTORY SERVICES AND NOT IN CONNECTION WITH ANY REAL ESTATE TRANSACTION; (2) Elm Street may change this sales commission program (“Program”) in its sole discretion at any time; (3) any terms of the Program on the Elm Street Website are incorporated herein by reference; and (4) the payment for any commissions earned will be made according to the Program terms only after Elm Street has received a valid W-9 tax form, and/or any other government required tax form, from You.

8. AGENT AND BROKER DIRECTORY.  As a feature of the Elm Street Website, Elm Street may provide a directory of Agents and Brokers for use by Consumer Users to find an Agent or Broker or to get a Elm Street Account (“Agent Directory”).

A. Agent or Broker Users.  You authorize Elm Street to include information you provide in your My Account profile or in any other area of the Elm Street Website to be included in the publicly displayed Agent Directory of the Elm Street Website, unless you notify Elm Street in writing to remove your name from such Agent Directories. You represent and warrant that any information you provide that is included in the Agent Directory is true, accurate, and complete, and that you agree to update that information in order to maintain its truthfulness, accuracy, and completeness. You will defend, indemnify and hold harmless Elm Street, and its managers, members, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, employees, agents, and other partners against any and all claims, damages, judgments, and expenses, including attorney’s fees and litigation costs and expenses, arising from your breach of your representations, warranties, duties or obligations made or assumed in this Agreement.

B. Consumer Users.  You agree that even though the Elm Street Website contains an Agent Directory, Elm Street does not endorse or recommend any Agents or Brokers listed on or using the Elm Street Website, including those promoted in any Agent Directory or otherwise, and makes no representations regarding the skills or service of such Agents or Brokers.  IF YOU SELECT AN AGENT OR BROKER FROM AN AGENT DIRECTORY OR AS A RESULT OF OTHER INFORMATION ON THE ELM STREET WEBSITE, ELM STREET MAKES NO GUARANTEES OR REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE INFORMATION ABOUT, SKILLS OR THE QUALITY OF THE SERVICES OF THAT AGENT OR BROKER.  IF YOU ELECT TO GET AN ACCOUNT FROM OR RETAIN THE SERVICES OF SUCH AGENT OR BROKER, IT IS ENTIRELY IN YOUR SOLE DISCRETION AND AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND ELM STREET DOES NOT GUARANTEE OR WARRANT AN AGENT’S OR BROKER’S PERFORMANCE. SHOULD YOU HAVE A DISPUTE WITH SUCH AGENT OR BROKER, YOU MUST ADDRESS THE DISPUTE WITH THAT AGENT OR BROKER DIRECTLY, AND YOU HEREBY AGREE TO RELEASE, DEFEND, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS ELM STREET, ITS MANAGERS, MEMBERS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS, AND ANY OTHER PERSON, FIRM, OR ENTITY FROM ANY AND ALL DAMAGES, CLAIMS OR JUDGMENTS, INCLUDING PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, STATUTORY, CONSEQUENTIAL AND INCIDENTAL DAMAGES OF EVERY KIND OR NATURE, SUSPECTED AND UNSUSPECTED, KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, DISCLOSED OR UNDISCLOSED, AND ATTORNEYS FEES AND LITIGATION COSTS AND EXPENSES, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ANY DISPUTES AND DEALINGS WITH ANY AGENT OR BROKER.

9. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PROTECTION. As between you and Elm Street, the information displayed on the Elm Street Website, including, without limitation, MLS data, text, artwork, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, prices, product and service descriptions, advertisements, directory information, and data compilations (collectively, “Content”), is the property of Elm Street or its licensors, and is protected by U.S. and international trademark, copyright, and other intellectual property laws. You shall not copy, distribute, alter, display, perform, publish, or create derivative works from such Content. Systematic retrieval of data or other Content from the Elm Street Website to prepare any collection, compilation, database, or directory is strictly prohibited.  Listingbook, Listingbook.com, ELEVATE, RLS2000 and other Elm Street names, graphics, logos, designs, page headers, button icons, scripts and service names are trademarks, service marks, or trade dress of Elm Street. Elm Street’s trademarks, service marks, and trade dress may not be used, including as part of trademarks, service marks, or as part of domain or sub-domain names, in connection with any product or service, other than those of Elm Street.  You may not use any of Elm Street’s trademarks, service marks or trade dress in whole or in part without the prior written permission of Elm Street.  YOU AGREE THAT YOU WILL NOT REGISTER A DOMAIN NAME THAT INCLUDES THE TERM “LISTINGBOOK” OR ANY OTHER WORDS THAT ARE SUBSTANTIALLY SIMILAR THERETO, OR ANY OTHER ELM STREET TRADEMARK, SERVICE MARK, OR TRADE DRESS, AND IF YOU HAVE DONE SO, OR DO SO IN THE FUTURE, YOU WILL PROMPTLY NOTIFY ELM STREET AND, AT ELM STREET’S OPTION, CANCEL, TRANSFER, OR ASSIGN SUCH REGISTERED DOMAIN NAME TO ELM STREET WITHOUT ANY CONSIDERATION AND WILL REIMBURSE ELM STREET FOR ANY ATTORNEYS FEES, COSTS OR EXPENSES THAT IT INCURS IN ENFORCING THIS PROVISION.  YOU FURTHER AGREE THAT IF YOU ARE AN AGENT USER, AND YOU ELECT TO CREATE A PERSONAL “BUSINESS BUILDER” WEBSITE AT LISTINGBOOK.COM USING A SUB-DOMAIN OF LISTINGBOOK, ELM STREET, RLS2000 OR ELEVATE, ELM STREET MAY IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION DENY OR CANCEL YOUR USE OF ANY SUB-DOMAIN NAME AT ANY TIME, EVEN IF YOU HAVE PREVIOUSLY BEEN USING SUCH SUB-DOMAIN AS THE WEB ADDRESS OF YOUR WEB SITE.  YOU AGREE THAT ANY SUB-DOMAIN OF ELM STREET OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES CREATED BY YOU AS A WEB ADDRESS FOR A PERSONAL ‘BUSINESS BUILDER” WEBSITE SHALL NOT INCLUDE ANY TRADEMARK, SERVICE MARK, TRADE DRESS OR DOMAIN NAME OWNED BY, OR REGISTERED TO, A THIRD PARTY, OR ANY WORDS THAT ARE SUBSTANTIALLY SIMILAR TO SUCH TRADEMARK, SERVICE MARK, OR DOMAIN NAME.  YOU HEREBY AGREE TO DEFEND, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS ELM STREET, ITS EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS, AND ANY OTHER PERSON, FIRM, OR ENTITY FROM ANY AND ALL DAMAGES, CLAIMS OR JUDGMENTS, INCLUDING CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXPLEMPLARY, OR STATUTORY DAMAGES OF EVERY KIND OR NATURE, SUSPECTED AND UNSUSPECTED, KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, DISCLOSED OR UNDISCLOSED, AND ANY ATTORNEY’S FEES AND LITIGATION COSTS AND EXPENSES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ANY CLAIMS RELATING TO YOUR USE OF A DOMAIN NAME THAT INCLUDES THE WORDS “LISTINGBOOK” OR ANY OTHER ELM STREET TRADEMARK, SERVICE MARK, OR TRADE DRESS, OR WORDS SUBSTANTIALLY SIMILILAR THERETO, OR YOUR USE OF A SUB-DOMAIN AS THE WEB ADDRESS OF YOUR PERSONAL WEBSITE PROVIDED BY ELM STREET.  You acknowledge and agree that the MLS, which supplies the data and images used in the Elm Street Website, owns all copyrights in and to such data and images and in the MLS database, and that will not contest the MLS’ copyright claims, nor assist others in doing so.  You expressly authorize the MLS, which supplies the data and images used in the Elm Street Website, and its authorized agents and representatives, to access the Elm Street Website, including your Elm Street Account, for the purpose of verifying Agent Users’ compliance with the MLS rules and monitoring the display of Agent Users’ listings on the Elm Street Website.  EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED HEREIN BY THESE TERMS, NEITHER ELM STREET NOR ANY THIRD PARTY HAS CONFERRED UPON YOU BY IMPLICATION, ESTOPPEL, OR OTHERWISE, ANY LICENSE OR RIGHT UNDER ANY PATENT, TRADEMARK, COPYRIGHT, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY RIGHTS TO USE ANY ELM STREET WEBSITE. NO OWNERSHIP RIGHTS ARE OR WILL BE ASSIGNED TO YOU.

10. ADVERTISEMENTS AND LINKS TO OTHER SITES.

A. The Listingbook Website and other Elm Street Websites may contain advertisements and hyperlinks to third party websites that are not under the control of Elm Street, including, without limitation, hyperlinks to the websites of Service Providers and advertisers. Elm Street, MLS, Agent and Broker are not responsible for any content in any advertisement or hyperlink on the Listingbook and Elm Street Websites or for any content in any hyperlinked website. If you access a third party website from the Listingbook and Elm Street Websites, then you do so at your own risk. A hyperlink to a third party website does not imply that Elm Street, MLS, Agent, or Broker endorse the content on or the business of the hyperlinked website. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR DETERMINING THE INTEGRITY AND RELIABILITY OF THE INFORMATION IN ANY ADVERTISEMENT OR HYPERLINK ON THE LISTINGBOOK OR ELM STREET WEBSITES AS WELL AS THE INFORMATION ON THE HYPERLINKED WEBSITE. Elm Street provides hyperlinks only as a convenience. Further, because our Privacy Policy http://www.listingbook.com/home/privacy policy is applicable only when you are using the Listingbook or other Elm Street Websites, once you have linked to another site, you should read that site’s privacy policy before disclosing any personal information. Additionally, your dealings with or participation in promotions of advertisers or Service Providers found on the Listingbook or other Elm Street Websites, including payment for and delivery of goods and services, and any other terms (such as warranties) are solely between you and such advertisers or Service Providers. You agree that Elm Street, MLS, Agent or Broker shall not be responsible for any loss or damage of any sort relating to your dealings with such advertisers or Service Providers.

B. Elm Street may partner with a limited number of behavioral advertising companies to serve ads and/or collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit Elm Street websites. Behavioral advertising companies may use cookies to collect non-personally identifiable information during your visit to the Elm Street websites in order to help show advertisements on other websites likely to be more interesting to you. To learn more about this ‘behavioral advertising' practice or to opt-out of this use of your anonymous information, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative's opt-out link at: http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/optout.asp.

11. USER SUBMISSIONS.   Elm Street does not claim ownership of any materials you may provide to Elm Street (including feedback and suggestions) or that you post, upload, input or submit in connection with your use of the Elm Street Websites (your “Submissions”). However, subject to the Elm Street Privacy Policy, you hereby grant Elm Street a royalty-free, perpetual, world-wide license to use (including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate, sublicense and reformat your Submissions, and to publish your name in connection with your Submissions) your Submissions in connection with the operation and promotion of the Elm Street Websites, including TryElevate.com, Listingbook.com, RLS2000,com and Elevate.com. No compensation shall be paid or owed to you with respect to Elm Street’s or its sublicenses’ use of your Submissions as licensed above. Elm Street is under no obligation to post or use your Submissions, and may remove your Submissions at any time in Elm Street’s sole discretion.