Terms of Use

Please Read Carefully Before Using This Website:

CraigslistPostingService.net (from now on referred to as CPS) maintains this site for information and communication purposes. This webpage contains the Terms of Use governing your access to and use of the CPS (the “Website” or “Site”). If you do not accept these Terms of Use or you do not meet or comply with their provisions, you may not use the Website

A. TERMS APPLICABLE TO ALL USERS

1. Overview

YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS EXPRESSLY CONDITIONED UPON YOUR ACCEPTING AND AGREEING TO THESE TERMS OF USE. For users who are not registered with this Website, your use of the Website will be deemed to be acceptance of the Terms of Use, Section A. For users who are registered with the Website, your use of the Website shall be subject to certain designated terms (see Section B below) in addition to those terms applicable to all users and (ii) shall be further conditioned on your clicking the “I AGREE TO THE TERMS OF USE” link at the end of these Terms of Use. IF THESE TERMS OF USE ARE NOT COMPLETELY ACCEPTABLE TO YOU, YOU MUST IMMEDIATELY TERMINATE YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE.

2. Changes to Terms

CPS may, at any time, for any reason and without notice, make changes to this Website, including its look, feel, format, and content, as well as (ii) the products and/or services as described in this Website. Any modifications will take effect when posted to the Website. Therefore, each time you access the Website, you need to review the Terms of Use upon which access and use of this Website is conditioned. By your continuing use of the Website after changes are posted, you will be deemed to have accepted such changes.

3. Jurisdiction

The Website is directed to those individuals and entities located in Canada. It is not directed to any person or entity in any jurisdiction where (by reason of nationality, residence, citizenship or otherwise) the publication or availability of the Website and its content, including its products and services, are unavailable or otherwise contrary to local laws or regulations. If this applies to you, you are not authorised to access or use any of the information on this Website. CPS makes no representation that the information, opinions, advice or other content on the Website (collectively, “Content”) is appropriate or that its products and services are available outside Canada. Those who choose to access this Website from other locations do so at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.

4.  Scope of Use and User E-Mail

You are only authorised to view, use, copy for your records and download small portions of the Content (including without limitation text, graphics, software, audio and video files and photos) of this Website for your informational, non-commercial use, provided that you leave all the copyright notices, including copyright management information, or other proprietary notices intact. You may not store, modify, reproduce, transmit, reverse engineer or distribute a significant portion of the Content on this Website, or the design or layout of the Website or individual sections of it, in any form or media. The systematic retrieval of data from the Website is also prohibited. E-mail submissions over the Internet may not be secure and are subject to the risk of interception by third parties. Please consider this fact before e-mailing any information. Also, please consult our Privacy Policy. You agree not to submit or transmit any e-mails or materials through the Website that: are defamatory, threatening, obscene or harassing, (ii) contain a virus, worm, Trojan horse or any other harmful component, (iii) incorporate copyrighted or other proprietary material of any third party without that party’s permission or (iv) otherwise violate any applicable laws. CPS shall not be subject to any obligations of confidentiality regarding any information or materials that you submit online except as specified in these Terms of Use, or as set forth in any additional terms and conditions relating to specific products or services, or as otherwise specifically agreed or required by law. The commercial use, reproduction, transmission or distribution of any information, software or other material available through the Website without the prior written consent of CPS is strictly prohibited.

5. Copyrights and Trademarks

The materials at this Site, as well as the organisation and layout of this site, are copyrighted and are protected by Canadian and international copyright laws and treaty provisions. You may access, download and print materials on this Website solely for your personal and non-commercial use; however, any print out of this Site, or portions of the Site, must include CPS’s copyright notice. No right, title or interest in any of the materials contained on this Site is transferred to you as a result of accessing, downloading or printing such materials. You may not copy, modify, distribute, transmit, display, reproduce, publish, license any part of this Site; create derivative works from, link to or frame in another website, use on any other website, transfer or sell any information obtained from this Site without the prior written permission of CPS. Except as expressly provided under the “Scope of Use” Section above, you may not use, reproduce, modify, transmit, distribute, or publicly display or operate this Website without the prior written permission of CPS. You may not use a part of this Website on any other Website, without CPS’s prior written consent. CPS respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects our users to do the same. The policy of CPS is to terminate the accounts of repeat copyright offenders and other users who infringe upon the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact us at info@CPS.com

6. Links

For your convenience, we may provide links to various other Websites that may be of interest to you and for your convenience only. However, CPS does not control or endorse such Websites and is not responsible for their content nor is it responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any information, data, opinions, advice, or statements contained within such Websites. Please read the terms and conditions or terms of use policies of any other company or website you may link to from our website. These Terms of Use policy applies only to CPS’s website and the products and services CPS offers. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to this Website, you do so at your own risk. CPS reserves the right to terminate any link or linking program at any time. CPS disclaims all warranties, express and implied, as to the accuracy, validity, and legality or otherwise of any materials or information contained on such sites.

You may not link to this Website without CPS’s written permission. If you are interested in linking to this Website, please contact info@craigslistpostingservice.net.

7. No Unlawful or Prohibited Use

As a condition of your use of the Website, you warrant to CPS that you will not use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Website in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Website. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Site.

8. Prohibited Users

You are prohibited from visiting, using, downloading, interpreting, loading, referencing, or accepting information from any website, webpage, browser extension, browser plugin, browser add-on owned, controlled, or influence by CPS if you are one of the following:

  • A Director, Advisory Director, officer, employee, agent, fiduciary of Craigslist or any constituent corporation absorbed in a consolidation or merger, or serves as such with another corporation, or with a partnership, joint venture, trust or other enterprise at the request of the Craigslist or any such constituent corporation of Craigslist.
  • A Director, Advisory Director, officer, employee, agent, fiduciary of a person or corporation that has caused legal action against another under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act or any constituent corporation absorbed in a consolidation or merger, or serves as such with another corporation, or with a partnership, joint venture, trust or other enterprise at the request of the a person or corporation that has caused legal action against another under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act or any such constituent corporation of a person or corporation that has caused legal action against another under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
  • Any person or corporation who will redistribute information from or about CPS to someone in any of the above lists.
  • Any person or corporation running a browser extension which interacts with any data or webpage of CPS or held in trust by CPS.
  • Any person or corporation utilizing IP address changing/masking techniques including but not limited to proxy servers, VPNs, SOCKS, MAC address modifications, mobile or cellular networks to circumvent IP restrictions put in place on CPS’s network.

9. Spamming

Gathering email addresses from CPS through harvesting or automated means is prohibited. Posting or transmitting unauthorised or unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, or any other forms of solicitation to other users is prohibited. Inquiries regarding a commercial relationship with CPS should be directed to: info@CPS.com.

10. No Warranties

THE WEBSITE, AND ANY CONTENT, ARE PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN “AS IS,” “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND WHETHER EXPRESS, STATUTORY OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, QUIET ENJOYMENT, SYSTEMS INTEGRATION, ACCURACY, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, ALL OF WHICH CPS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS. CPS DOES NOT ENDORSE AND MAKES NO WARRANTY AS TO THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENCY, OR RELIABILITY OF THE CONTENT, AND CPS WILL NOT BE LIABLE OR OTHERWISE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY FAILURE OR DELAY IN UPDATING THE WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT. WE HAVE NO DUTY TO UPDATE THE CONTENT OF THE WEBSITE. CPS MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT USE OF THE CONTENT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY RESULTS OR OTHER CONSEQUENCES OF ACCESSING THE WEBSITE AND USING THE CONTENT, AND FOR TAKING ALL NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO ENSURE THAT ANY CONTENT YOU MAY ACCESS, DOWNLOAD OR OTHERWISE OBTAIN IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR ANY OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THIS WARRANTY DISCLAIMER MAY BE DIFFERENT IN CONNECTION WITH SPECIFIC PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED BY CPS.

11. Governing Law, Location and Miscellaneous

These Terms of Use shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the Province of British Columbia Canada, without reference to its choice of law rules. If an applicable law is in conflict with any part of the Terms of Use, the Terms of Use will be deemed modified to conform to the law. The other provisions will not be affected by any such modification.

12. Separate Agreements

You may have other agreements with CPS. Those agreements are separate and in addition to these Terms of Use. These Terms of Use do not modify, revise or amend the terms of any other agreements you may have with CPS.

13. Canadian Resident

You represent that you are a resident of Canada.

14. No Professional Advice

The information available on the Website is intended to be a general information resource regarding the matters covered, and is not tailored to your specific circumstance. You should not construe this as legal, accounting or other professional advice. This Website is not intended for use by minors. YOU SHOULD EVALUATE ALL INFORMATION, OPINIONS AND ADVICE AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE IN CONSULTATION WITH YOUR INSURANCE SPECIALIST, OR WITH YOUR LEGAL, TAX, FINANCIAL OR OTHER ADVISOR, AS APPROPRIATE.

15. Users Disputes

You are solely responsible for your interactions with other users. CPS reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other users.

16. User Submissions And Communications; Public Areas: 

You acknowledge that you own, solely responsible or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post; that the content is accurate; that use of the content you supply does not violate these Terms of Use and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that you will indemnify CPS or its affiliates for all claims resulting from content you supply. If you make any submission to an area of the Website accessed or accessible by the public (“Public Area”) or if you submit any business information, idea, concept or invention to CPS by email, you automatically represent and warrant that the owner of such content or intellectual property has expressly granted CPS a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, create derivative works from, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display the communication or content in any media or medium, or any form, format, or forum now known or hereafter developed. CPS may sublicense its rights through multiple tiers of sublicenses. If you wish to keep any business information, ideas, concepts or inventions private or proprietary, you must not submit them to the Public Areas or to CPS by email. We try to answer every email in a timely manner, but are not always able to do so. Some of the forums (individual bulletin boards and posts on affiliated social network, for instance) on the Website are not moderated or reviewed. Accordingly, users will be held directly and solely responsible for the content of messages that are posted. While not moderating the forums, the Site reviewer will periodically perform an administrative review for the purpose of deleting messages that are old, have received few responses, are off topic or irrelevant, serve as advertisements or seem otherwise inappropriate. CPS has full discretion to delete messages. Users are encouraged to read the specific forum rules displayed in each discussion forum first before participating in that forum. CPS reserves the right (but is not obligated) to do any or all of the following: (a) Record the dialogue in public chat rooms. (b) Examine an allegation that a communication(s) do(es) not conform to the terms of this section and determine in its sole discretion to remove or request the removal of the communication(s). (c) Remove communications that are abusive, illegal, or disruptive, or that otherwise fail to conform with these Terms of Use. (d) Terminate a Member’s access to any or all Public Areas and/or the CPS Site upon any breach of these Terms of Use. (e) Monitor, edit, or disclose any communication in the Public Areas. (f) Edit or delete any communication(s) posted on the CPS Site, regardless of whether such communication(s) violate these standards. CPS reserves the right to take any action it deems necessary to protect the personal safety of our guests or the public. CPS has no liability or responsibility to users of the CPS Website or any other person or entity for performance or non-performance of the aforementioned activities.

17. Arbitration

Except as regarding any action seeking equitable relief, including without limitation for the purpose of protecting any CPS confidential information and/or intellectual property rights, any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use or this Website shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the provisions, in effect at the time the proceedings begin, of the Commercial Arbitration Act. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be held in the province of British Columbia. All information relating to or disclosed by any party in connection with the arbitration of any disputes hereunder shall be treated by the parties, their representatives, and the arbitrator as proprietary business information. Such information shall not be disclosed by any party or their respective representatives without the prior written authorisation of the party furnishing such information. Such information shall not be disclosed by the arbitrator without the prior written authorisation of all parties. Each party shall bear the burden of its own counsel fees incurred in connection with any arbitration proceedings. Judgment upon the award returned by the arbitrator may be entered in any court having jurisdiction over the parties or their assets or application of enforcement, as the case may be. Any award by the arbitrator shall be the sole and exclusive remedy of the parties. The parties hereby waive all rights to judicial review of the arbitrator’s decision and any award contained therein.

18. Limitation of Liability

YOUR USE OF THE CONTENT IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. CPS SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ACCESS TO, USE OF OR RELIANCE ON THE CONTENT (EVEN IF CPS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES) OR THAT ARISE IN CONNECTION WITH MISTAKES OR OMISSIONS IN, OR DELAYS IN TRANSMISSION OF, INFORMATION TO OR FROM THE USER, ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION OR DELIVERY, COMPUTER VIRUS, COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORISED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, OR USE OF RECORDS, PROGRAMS OR FILES, INTERRUPTIONS IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONNECTIONS TO THE WEBSITE OR VIRUSES, WHETHER CAUSED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY NEGLIGENCE, ACTS OF GOD, TELECOMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OF, OR UNAUTHORISED ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT. THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY MAY BE DIFFERENT IN CONNECTION WITH SPECIFIC PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED BY CPS. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY, SO THIS LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

19. Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold CPS, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, and suppliers, harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your violation of these Terms of Use.

B. ADDITIONAL TERMS APPLICABLE ONLY TO REGISTERED USERS

1. Accounts And Security

CPS does not warrant that the functions contained in the service provided by the Website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected or that this service or the server that makes it available will be free of viruses or other harmful components. As part of the registration process, each user will select a password (“Password”) and Login Name (“Login Name”). You shall provide CPS with accurate, complete, and updated Account information. Failure to do so shall constitute a breach of this Terms of Use, which may result in immediate termination of your Account. You may not: (a) select or use a Login Name of another person with the intent to impersonate that person; (b) use a name subject to the rights of any other person without authorisation; (c) use a Login Name that Website, in its sole discretion, deems inappropriate or offensive. You shall notify CPS of any known or suspected unauthorised use(s) of your Account, or any known or suspected breach of security, including loss, theft, or unauthorised disclosure of your password. You shall be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password. Any fraudulent, abusive, or otherwise illegal activity may be grounds for termination of your Account, at CPS’s sole discretion, and you may be reported to appropriate law-enforcement agencies.

C. PRIVACY POLICY

1. Collection.

Information posted on CPS is obviously publicly available. Our servers are located in the United States, European Union and elsewhere in the world where CPS has facilities. Therefore, if you choose to provide us with personal information, you are consenting to CPS’s collection, use, disclosure of your personal information and to the transfer and storage of that information on our servers in the United States, the European Union, and elsewhere in the world where CPS has facilities. CPS collects and stores the following personal information: email address, phone numbers, physical contact information, and (depending on the service used) sometimes financial information (including credit card and billing information); computer sign-on data, statistics on page views, traffic to and from CPS and ad data (all through cookies – you can take steps to disable the cookies on your browser although this is likely to affect your ability to use the site); other information, including users IP address and standard web log information.

2. Use.

CPS uses users’ personal information to:

  • provide our services;
  • track, confirm and fulfill purchases;
  • resolve disputes, collect fees, and troubleshoot problems;
  • encourage safe trading and enforce our policies;
  • customize, measure, and improve user experience and our services, content, and advertising;
  • deliver targeted marketing, service updates, and promotional offers to you according to your preferences;
  • do other things for users as described when CPS collects the information.

3. Disclosure.

CPS doesn’t sell or rent users’ personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without users explicit consent. CPS may disclose personal information to respond to legal requirements, enforce our policies, respond to claims that a posting or other content violates other’s rights, or protect anyone’s rights, property, or safety. CPS may also share personal information with: corporate affiliates who help detect and prevent potentially illegal acts and provide joint services. (Our corporate affiliates will market only to users who ask them to). service providers who help with our business operations. third-party websites and publishers so ads (or the content of the ads) published on CPS can also be published on a broader array of venues or information vehicles. You agree to receive marketing communications from us unless you tell us that you prefer not to receive such communications. If you don’t wish to receive marketing communications from us, simply indicate your preference by following directions provided with the communication. You may not use our site or communication tools to harvest addresses, send spam or otherwise breach our Terms of Use or Privacy Policy. CPS may automatically scan and manually filter messages sent via our communication tools for malicious activity or prohibited content, but CPS does not permanently store such messages. CPS Canada reserves the right to delay replies in cases of suspected fraudulent activity or violations of the CPS Terms of Use and/or to refuse to transmit messages. If you use our tools to send content to a friend, CPS doesn’t permanently store your friends’ addresses or use or disclose them for marketing purposes. To report spam from other users, please contact customer support. Access, Modification, and Deletion. You can see, modify or erase most of your personal information by reviewing and modifying your posting or account status page, by signing on to My CPS or by contacting customer support to review any personal information CPS stores that is not available on CPS. There may a charge associated with such requests but these will not exceed the amounts permitted by law. CPS deletes personal information when CPS no longer needs it for the purposes we described earlier. CPS retains personal information as permitted by law to resolve disputes, enforce our policies; and prevent bad guys from coming back. If you have further questions, you can write to the Data Controller: dc@craigslistpostingservice.net or you may contact customer support.

4. Transfer of Personal Data to Other CPS Companies.

We may share your information with members of the CPS corporate family — to provide joint content and services (like registration, transactions and customer support), to help detect and prevent potentially illegal acts and violations of our policies, and to guide decisions about their products, services and communications. Members of our corporate family will use this information to send you marketing communications only if you’ve requested their services.

5. Security. 

CPS uses lots of tools (encryption, passwords, physical security) to protect your personal information against unauthorized access and disclosure, but as you probably know, nothing’s perfect, so CPS makes no guarantees.

6. Cookies.

CPS or our service providers may use “cookies” (small files placed on your hard drive) on certain of our pages to help analyze our web page flow; customize our services, content and advertising; measure promotional effectiveness, and promote trust and safety. A few important things you should know about cookies are that: CPS offers certain features that are available only through the use of cookies. CPS uses cookies to help identify you and maintain your signed-in status. You are always free to decline cookies if your browser permits, although doing so may interfere with your use of some of our sites or services. For more information on your choices about accepting cookies, consult your browser help function. CPS sometimes works with service providers who may place cookies on your computer to serve and measure the effectiveness of ads on our or our advertising partners’ behalf and collect anonymous information about how you use websites owned by CPS and its affiliates. This information allows them to help us customize our content and advertising. CPS does not allow these companies to collect any personal information about you using these cookies. For more information about why CPS uses cookies, see Cookie, Web Beacons, and Your Privacy. General. CPS may update this policy at any time, with updates taking effect when you next use the site or after 30 days, whichever is sooner. If CPS or our corporate affiliates are involved in a merger or acquisition, CPS may share personal information with another company, but this policy will continue to apply. Send questions about this policy to customer support.

 

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