The domain name Housingman.com (hereinafter referred to as "Website") is owned by Blink Advisory Services Pvt. Ltd., registered under the Company's Act,1956.
Housingman, reserves its right to withdraw wholly or partly, without assigning any reason, any of Services offered through the Website with or without any notice. Housingman reserves the right to vary the number of leads delivered against listing packs from time to time without prior notice or intimation.
Housingman offers an array of online services including but not limited to listing of properties on the website for sale, lease, purchase, creating a network for an apartment complex/building whereby. You can interact with your neighbours, apartment complex accounting, registration of society, posting classified advertisements, services offered by various third party vendors ("Services"). The services offered by Housingman / third party vendors may be availed by both individuals and organizations such as builders or brokers. You are permitted to post your requirements / advertisements on our website as long as such posting is genuine and is in accordance with the Terms. Further, with your consent, You may authorize any person, including Housingman, to carry out the postings on your behalf and such postings shall also be in accordance with the Terms. You shall be solely liable for any posting done by you or by any person on your behalf or with your consent.
In order to avail the various services offered by us, you are required to register with Housingman. If you represent an organization and wish to use the Services for your organization, we recommend that You, and all other users from your organization, sign up for user accounts by providing your corporate contact information. The membership of this website is available only to those above the age of 18 barring those Incompetent to Contract™ which inter alias include insolvents and the same is not allowed to minors as described by the Indian Contract Act, 1872. If you are a minor and wish to browse/use the Website, you may do so through your legal guardian and Housingman reserves the right to terminate your account on knowledge of You being a minor and using the membership of the Website.
Further, you are solely responsible for protecting the confidentiality of your username and password and any activity under the account will be deemed to have been done by you. You agree to: a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the sign up process; and b) maintain and promptly update the information provided during sign up to keep it true, accurate, current, and complete. In the event you provide us with false and inaccurate details or Housingman has a valid reason to believe that false and inaccurate information has been furnished, we hold the rights to permanently suspend your account and levy penalty (esp. for brokers who list as owners or builders providing fake info).
The array of services offered by Housingman includes Service rendered to residents within a building/apartment complex ("Residents") to interact with their neighbors and share their knowledge of the neighborhood. Subject to the provisions below, and to the terms of any agreement we may have with your building's owners or management or association, the following elements of the Service are available to Residents:
As part of the Service, Housingman creates a unique Network for each building/apartment complex. If you are a Resident of a building, we will permit you to access the entire Network for that building by using a username and password. Initially, Housingman will provide you with an activation code in a postcard or other mailing sent to your apartment complex/building or, in certain participating buildings, provided by your building's management or Residents. Otherwise, you may request an activation code from [email protected]
Please note that only one username and password should be created per user/Resident. Username is the email id provided by the Resident. You can invite other Residents living in your unit or any of your neighbour by clicking on "Invite Neighbours" by providing email ids or house reserve the right to verify this information before enabling an additional account.
Any registration information you provide must be true, accurate, current and complete, except that you may provide a preferred nickname when prompted for your first name. Please note that this nickname or first name will be displayed on your profile page and with any messages, reviews, comments or listings that you send or post through the Network.
Please also note that we may, but are not obligated to, use the information you provide to verify that you are actually a resident of your Network's building, and that we may forward this information to building management.
The Website contains notice board where you may post notices for other Residents to see. Please note that, if you post a notice, the first name or nickname that you have provided will be displayed with that notice.
Although we reserve the right to verify your information, we do not assume any obligation to do so. We cannot, and do not, guarantee that each person who claims to be a resident of your building actually is a resident of your building.
We are not obligated to pre-screen or monitor any messages or bulletin boards or notice board or advertisement, but do reserve the right to do so, and to remove any message from the Website in our discretion. We may also forward offensive or unlawful content to law enforcement authorities or to your building's management or owners. In the event of any claim on Housingman on account of any messages posted by you, Housingman will not be liable for the same and You shall indemnify Housingman in this regard.
The Website contains Local Info section which will allow you to access, rate, review, and recommend restaurants and other businesses in your locality or neighbourhood. The information on these pages may be provided by a third party or submitted by individual Residents. You agree that any information that you provide on these sections will be true and accurate, and that you shall not defame, slander or libel any person or establishment.
Housingman cannot and does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of any content submitted by individual users or provided by third party. In addition, your interactions with businesses found on or through the Service, including payment and delivery of goods or services (including any food orders), and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and those businesses. In no event shall Housingman or your building or management be liable for any damages arising out of any interaction between you and such parties.
Market Place lets you offer goods and services such as posting of properties for sale, new properties being developed in any area, etc. to one another, or post wanted ads. Please keep in mind that the Market Place is only a venue for you to place or respond to classified listings. Housingman hereby reserves the right to set the limit on the number of responses for a free user. Housingman does not take responsibility for the content on the website and You are required to exercise independent judgment before acting upon any content set out in the Website. You may not list or sell any item in the Market Place or otherwise through our Service which: (a) infringes any third party's copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy; (b) otherwise causes a legally-recognized harm (such as a product that contains a defamatory statement); or (c) is illegal under, or your sale of which to the buyer would violate, any applicable law, statute, ordinance or regulation.
The User agrees and undertakes not to reverse engineer, modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information or software obtained from the Website.
You agree not to use the Website (including, without limitation, any Services you may obtain through your use of the Website):
You agree not to submit any property descriptions, photographs, financial, contact or other information contained in each Property's data to the Website unless You have acquired received all necessary rights and authorizations from the owner of such property or the power-of-attorney holder, including from the photographer and/or copyright owner of any photographs, to publish and advertise the said property(s) on the Website. Photographs with any watermark are prohibited.
Without limiting any other remedies, Housingman may terminate your account if (a) you are found or suspected to have engaged in fraudulent activity in connection with the use of our Services, (b) we are of the opinion that you have breached these Terms or such other reasons as deemed fit by Housingman with or without assigning any reasons/evidence thereof.
We may also send Residents occasional e-mail bulletins encouraging them to log in to the Network or take advantage of various features or offers, unless such Residents have opted not to receive these e- mails. These e-mails may also contain neighbourhood information, tips and suggestions or any other offer provided by third party. Housingman does not take any responsibility of the validity of any of these offers. If we make these e-mails available to Residents in your Network, you will be able to opt in or out of these e-mails at any time by updating your preferences through your "Settings" page.
Because certain areas of the Website are designed to help Users discover new rental or purchasing opportunities, you may browse some sections of the Network for any apartment complex/building on the Website, even if you have not yet registered. However, you will not be able to read or post any reviews or ratings in these sections unless you have logged in as a Resident of that Network's building. Housingman will not make available any of the information which could be private to any apartment to public users without notifying users of the network. However authority of deciding upon a piece of information to be private stays with Housingman.
All logos, brands, trademarks and service marks ("Marks") appearing in Website are the properties either owned or used under license by Housingman. All rights accruing from the same, statutory or otherwise, wholly vest with Housingman. The access to this Website does not confer upon you any license or right to use in respect of these Marks and therefore the use of these Marks in any form or manner, whatsoever is strictly prohibited. Any violation of the above would constitute an offence under the prevailing laws of India.
Housingman respects the Intellectual Property Rights of all, it has and will continue to adhere to all the laws applicable in India in this respect. Housingman shall respect the Intellectual Property Rights of the users as well as third parties. In a case where a User/s are found to be using Website as a platform to infringe the Intellectual Property Rights of others, Housingman will be free to terminate the said User/s account forthwith without any notice to the user.
ALL INFORMATION AND SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE COMPANY THROUGH THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR ARISING FROM A COURSE OF DEALING, USAGE, OR TRADE PRACTICE. HOUSINGMAN DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICES OFFERED ARE FREE OF ERRORS OR MISTAKES. HOUSINGMAN DOES NOT WARRANT OR REPRESENT THAT DEFECTS OR LIMITATIONS IN THE SERVICES WILL BE CORRECTED. NOR DOES THE HOUSINGMAN WARRANT OR REPRESENT THAT THE SERVICES SHALL BE AVAILABLE CONTINUOUSLY. CERTAIN EXTENUATING CIRCUMSTANCES MAY CAUSE THE SERVICES TO BE INTERRUPTED. Housingman PROVIDES NO REMEDIES FOR SUCH SERVICE INTERRUPTIONS. IN ADDITION, Housingman PROVIDES NO REMEDIES FOR ANY LOSS OF DATA RESULTING FROM USE OF THE SERVICES.
HOUSINGMAN SHALL HAVE NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY DAMAGE OF ANY KIND (CONSEQUENTIAL, DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, HARDWARE, SOFTWARE OR ANY OTHER) DUE TO ACCESS, DOWNLOAD OR USAGE OF CONTENTS FROM THE WEBSITE. THE CONTENT OF THE WEBSITE COULD INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CONTENT IS FREQUENTLY UPDATED WITH REFERENCE TO IMPROVEMENTS AND CORRECTIONS WITHOUT NOTICE.
Housingman reserves the right to publish property details with Your consent that have been furnished by You. However, should there be a situation where Your consent was not obtained, You would be required to contact Housingman immediately. Discussing this on any public or social forum is prohibited and a legal penalty will be applicable if this is found. Any feedback regarding correction of details has to be communicated to Housingman immediately. Housingman can be contacted on [email protected]
Unless explicitly stated in any part of the Website, we are not involved in the actual transactions between buyers and sellers of any goods or services or any users posting any information/listings on the Website. We absolutely have no control over the quality, safety or legality of the items or services advertised, the truth or accuracy of the listings, the ability of sellers to sell items or the ability of buyers to buy items offered thorough the Website. We cannot and do not control whether or not sellers will complete the sale of items they offer or buyers will complete the purchase of items they have committed to buy. In addition, note that there are risks of dealing with people acting under false pretense. We expect that you will use caution when using the Website. You understand and agree that we do not guarantee the accuracy or legitimacy of any listing, leads, posting, information by other users. You further agree that we are not liable for any loss of money, goodwill, or reputation, or any special, indirect, or consequential damages arising out of your use of the Website or as a result of any sale, purchase of goods and services with other users of the Website. Housingman is not liable in any manner to any third party/User for any content/listing, posted by the Users on the Website.
Housingman reserves, in a manner consistent with reasonable commercial business practices, the right to remove all or any part of the properties and/or other goods and services posted on any part of the Website without prior notice.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Housingman, its officers, directors, employees and agents from any claim, cost, expense, judgment or other loss incurred due to violation of the terms and conditions contained in this Terms by You.
By accessing the Website you agree that the laws prevailing in India shall be the governing laws in all matters relating to these Terms.
Information posted on Housingman is obviously publicly available. Therefore, if you choose to provide us with personal information, you are consenting to the transfer and storage of that information on our servers. We collect and store the following personal information:
We use users' personal information to:
Using Information from Housingman. You may use personal information gathered from Housingman only to follow up with another user about a specific posting, not to send spam/ phishing or collect personal information from someone who hasn't agreed to that.
You can see, modify or erase your personal information by reviewing your posting or account status page. Contact customer support at [email protected] to review any personal information we store that is not available on Housingman.com . There may be a charge associated with such requests but these will not exceed the amounts permitted by law. We delete personal information when we no longer need it for the purposes we described earlier. We retain personal information as permitted by law to resolve disputes, enforce our policies; and prevent bad guys from coming back.
We use a number of mechanisms (encryption, passwords, physical security) to protect the security and integrity of your personal information against unauthorized access and disclosure. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. So while we strive to protect such information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. Once any personal information comes into our possession, we will take reasonable steps to protect that information from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
We may update, upgrade, modify (partially &/or fully) this policy at any time, with updates taking effect when you next post or after 30 days, whichever is sooner. If we or our corporate affiliates are involved in a merger or acquisition, we may share personal information with another company, but this policy will continue to apply. Send questions about this policy to [email protected].