Please read carefully before using this website.
Welcome to renthop.com and its apartment rental services for renters and agents/landlords (the "Site"). The Site is owned by LM2 Research, Inc. ("RentHop",
"we," "us," or "our"). BY USING THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF SERVICE. If you are using the Site on behalf of any entity, you represent that you
have authority to bind the entity to these Terms of Service, and the words "you" and "your" refer to such entity as well. If you do not have such authority
or you otherwise do not accept these Terms of Service, you are not authorized to use the Site.
1. Our Agreement
You are subscribing to use the Site as a agent or a landlord. Your use of the Site is governed by these Terms of Service. By using the Site, you also agree
. Portions of the Site may have additional terms posted, which you must observe in order to use those portions of the Site. These
Site, including all services offered through the Site, and this agreement supersedes prior agreements between you and RentHop.
RentHop may modify these Terms of Service at any time by posting the modified Terms of Service on the Site or by notifying you by e-mail, at our option.
All changes will be effective upon our posting or sending the e-mail and will only affect your use of the Site after the effective date of the change,
unless we say otherwise in the notice. You are encouraged to regularly visit these Terms of Service on the Site. Your use of the Site after we provide
notice of changes will be considered your agreement to those changes.
The Site is continually under development, and changes to it, including adding or deleting services and/or features, may be made at any time. RentHop will
not be liable to you or to anyone else for any modifications to the Site. Your sole recourse for any modifications is to terminate your use of the Site as
3. Your Registration Information and Obligations
By registering as a agent/landlord on the Site, you certify that: (a) you are at least 18 years of age; and (b) you have provided (and you will maintain
and update) true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by our registration form. If any information you provide is (or we
suspect may be) untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, RentHop has the right to immediately suspend or terminate your account and refuse further
use by you of the Site.
You may only have one active account on the Site at any given time. You may not transfer your account to anyone else without our prior written consent. You
must choose a user name and password for access to and use of the Site. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your user name and
password and for all activities that occur through use of your account or under your user name and/or password. You agree to promptly notify us of any
unauthorized use of your user name, password or any other breach of security that you become aware of involving or relating to the Site and its services by
emailing us at email@example.com
. In order to maintain the security of your account, we recommend that you exit from your account at the end of each
session, in particular when using a public or shared computer.
WE EXPLICITLY DISCLAIM LIABILITY FOR ANY AND ALL LOSSES AND DAMAGES ARISING FROM YOUR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS SECTION.
4. Use of the Site
Subject to your full compliance with these Terms of Service, you may access and use the Site for your own business purposes in (in the case of agents)
assisting renters in securing apartment leases or (in the case of landlords) obtaining renters for your rental properties. All rights not expressly granted
are reserved by RentHop and its suppliers and licensors. Except as expressly authorized by RentHop, you may not use the Site, or any part of it, for any
commercial purposes or for the benefit of any third party.
You agree not to access the Site by any means other than through the browser interface we provide - any automated means of accessing the Site, including
through use of scripts, robots or web crawlers, is prohibited.
5. Our Proprietary Rights
The Site contains proprietary and confidential information that is available only to registered users and is protected by applicable intellectual property
and other laws. The content on the Site, including text, information, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, interactive features and
the like (collectively, "Materials") and the trademarks, service marks and logos on the Site ("Marks"), are owned by or licensed to RentHop, subject to
copyright and other intellectual property rights under United States and foreign laws and international conventions.
6. Prohibited Activities
You agree that you will not, nor will you permit any third party to:
(a) sublicense, resell, transfer, or assign to a third party your account or use or allow anyone else to use your account on behalf of someone else;
(b) modify, copy or create derivative works of the Site or any Materials, or use the Site, or any part of it, in connection with a competitive product or
(c) attempt to access, download, decompile or reverse engineer the software and technology through which RentHop provides the Site;
(d) except with RentHop's prior express permission, create Internet "links" to the Site or "frame" or "mirror" the Site (or any portion of it) on any other
server or wireless or Internet-based device;
(e) attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site or use any unauthorized means to modify or reroute the Site (or attempt to do so), including by robots,
spiders or other automated device, process or means to access any portion of the Site, or to disable or circumvent any technological measure we use to
control or limit access or to protect our rights;
(f) use the Site in any manner which could damage, disable or overburden the Site or interfere with anyone else's authorized use and enjoyment of the Site,
or send or store material containing software viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other harmful code;
(g) use the Site for an illegal purpose or to induce or encourage illegal activities, or
(h) post any content, or to engage in behavior or otherwise use the Site in a manner, that is harassing, infringing, libelous, invasive of another's
privacy, harmful, threatening, fraudulent, deceptive, obscene, or otherwise unlawful or tortious, or that would give rise to civil liability. You may not
remove, deface or obscure any of our or our providers', suppliers' or licensors' copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices on, in or associated
with the Site.
(i) post any content that violates any US federal, state or local law relating to fair housing, which prohibit discrimination against any person because of
race, color, religion, gender, handicap, familial status, or national origin.
7. Your Listings
As between you and us, all information and other content regarding apartment listings that you upload to the Site (collectively, "Your Listings") will remain
your intellectual property.
You agree that by submitting Your Listings to the Site you grant to RentHop and its providers and agents a royalty-free, worldwide, full paid-up, irrevocable,
non-exclusive right and license to store, use, reproduce, modify and distribute, in accordance with these Terms of Service, Your Listings as part of the operation of the Site, including but not limited to technical maintenance, software development, debugging, and backup purposes (provided that for the avoidance of doubt RentHop will not enter into any agreement with any third party pursuant to which Your Listings or any of them or any portion thereof will, without your express written permission, be provided or made available to any unrelated third party (i) for the purpose of making Your Listings available to the public on a site other than the Site or any other website owned or controlled by RentHop or (ii) for any other purpose, except in aggregated form without information sufficient to identify You). You acknowledge and agree that we may use third party technical service providers, such as hosting providers and storage or server operators, third party payment processors, web hosting services providers and web analytics ("Service Providers"), who may have access to Your Listings for purposes of providing services to RentHop.
All of Your Listings must be apartments that are currently open, and all information you provide regarding Your Listings must be accurate. You are responsible for promptly updating information regarding Your Listings, including removing from the Site listings that are no longer available. Any breach of these obligations will entitle RentHop to immediately suspend or terminate your account on the Site.
You represent that you have the right to provide, and allow use pursuant to these Terms of Service, all of Your Listings to the Site without violation of any third party rights, these Terms of Service or any laws or regulations. You acknowledge that RentHop does not pre-screen Your Listings, but that RentHop and its designees have the right (but not the obligation) to refuse or remove any of Your Listings from the Site that violates these Terms of Service, as determined by RentHop in its discretion. RentHop is not responsible or liable for the deletion, correction, destruction, damage, loss or failure to store any of Your Listings.
You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Site, including Your Listings, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.
8. Other Users and Third Parties
The Site is used by other agents/landlords and by renters. In addition, the Site may link to third party sites not owned or controlled by RentHop. These
links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s) or any content therein.
RentHop is in no way liable for the actions of any other user of the Site, or for the contents of any third party web sites. The opinions expressed by
other users do not necessarily represent those of RentHop, nor is RentHop responsible in any way for the words or actions of such persons or entities. You
are solely responsible for determining whether to extend any contact to a renter and for any and all interactions and transactions with such renter.
Further, RentHop is not responsible for collection from or payment by renters of any commissions or other amounts owed to you based on use of the Site.
9. Refusal and Termination of Services
RentHop reserves the right to refuse service, or to terminate service, to any user at any time and for any reason, including but not limited to for any
violation of these Terms of Service.
You may terminate your use of the Site and its services at any time.
You are responsible for paying all amounts owed to RentHop regardless of termination of your use of the Site. Upon any termination, we will be under no
obligation to provide a monetary refund to you, even if any money is available in your wallet or account on the Site. Upon any termination of your account,
we reserve the right to permanently delete all of Your Listings and to terminate your access to and use of the services.
10. Disclaimer of Warranties
THE SITE, INCLUDING ALL SERVICES, IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, AND WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS
OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT (A) THE SITE WILL BE ERROR-FREE, UNINTERRUPTED OR SECURE, (B) DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, (C) YOUR USE OF THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR
REQUIREMENTS, OR (D) ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION ON THE SITE IS CORRECT, RELIABLE, CURRENT OR COMPLETE. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN,
YOU OBTAINED THROUGH OR FROM THE SITE OR FROM ANY AGENT OF RENTHOP CREATES ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THESE TERMS OF SERVICE.
11. Limitations of Liability
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND ALL OF ITS SERVICES IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.
TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL RENTHOP OR ANY OF ITS LICENSORS,
SUPPLIERS, AGENTS OR SERVICE PROVIDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE
OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE OR SERVICES, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
In any event, if the above limitations and exclusions are not enforceable or do not apply, RentHop's aggregate liability otherwise in connection with the
Site and its services shall not exceed the amounts, if any, actually paid by you to RentHop for the Site and its services in the 12-month period prior to
the event giving rise to such liability.
12. Exclusions and Limitations
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
THE EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY IN THESE TERMS OF SERVICE WILL APPLY NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY.
You agree to indemnify and hold RentHop, its employees, suppliers, licensors and agents (and its and their successors, officers, directors and employees)
harmless from and against any and all claims, demands, costs, liabilities, judgments, losses, expenses and damages (including attorneys' fees) in
connection with your use of the Site, including any of its services.
14. Digital Millennium Copyright Act Compliance
In accordance with the provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) applicable to Internet service providers (17 U.S.C. § 512), RentHop
has adopted a policy of terminating, in appropriate circumstances and at our sole discretion, account holders who are deemed to be repeat infringers. If
you believe that your work has been copied and has been posted to this Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide RentHop's
copyright agent the following written information:
- An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
- A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed upon;
- A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site;
- Your address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
- Your statement that you have a good-faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
- Your statement, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized
to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
Before sending a notice to RentHop, you should confirm that you are the copyright owner or have rights to the copyright, which the DMCA requires. Contact
information for RentHop Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement is provided below.
DMCA Agent: RentHop Compliance Department
Address: 32 W. 40th St., New York, NY 10012
Phone No.: (703) 608-0937
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
15. Governing Law; Dispute Resolution
These Terms of Service will be governed in accordance with the laws of the state of New York, without regard to its principles of conflict of laws. You
agree that the terms of the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act, to the extent applicable to the Site and your access and use thereof, if at all,
does not apply to these Terms of Service.
Any dispute relating to the Site or these Terms of Service will be submitted to binding arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association
under its Commercial Arbitration Rules. Any arbitration shall be conducted in New York City. Judgment on the award rendered may be entered in any court
having jurisdiction thereof.
However, if either you or RentHop makes a good faith determination that a temporary restraining order or other injunctive relief is the only appropriate
and adequate remedy for a breach of these Terms of Service by the other (including infringement of intellectual or proprietary rights), such action may
proceed without first resorting to arbitration.
16. Electronic Communications
You agree that we may communicate electronically and that such communications, as well as notices, disclosures, agreements and other communications that we
provide to you electronically, are equivalent to communications in writing and shall have the same force and effect as if they were in writing and signed
by us. Notices and communications to RentHop must be sent to the applicable address given in these Terms of Service or to email@example.com
17. Jurisdictional Issues
This Site is controlled and operated by RentHop by its (and, as applicable, its suppliers' and licensors') offices in the United States. RentHop makes no
representation that materials or content on or available through the Site are appropriate or available for use in all locations worldwide. You are solely
responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. Access to the Site and its services from jurisdictions where
the contents of the Site and its services are illegal or penalized is prohibited.
18. No Third-Party Beneficiaries or Rights
These Terms of Service do not create any private right of action on the part of any third party or any reasonable expectation that the Site or Services
will not contain any content that is prohibited by these Terms of Service.
If you provide to us in any way any suggestions or comments regarding the Site, you agree that we (and our providers, suppliers and licensors) may use,
share, commercialize and exploit any and all such feedback without obligation or liability to you or any third party, in perpetuity. You agree not to
submit any feedback that is subject to any third party rights.
If any portion of these Terms of Service is unenforceable, such portion is severable and will not affect the enforceability of the remainder of these Terms
of Service. Failure to exercise or enforce any right or term of these Terms of Service is not a waiver. No waiver of any right under these Terms of Service
is effective unless and to the extent in writing signed by an authorized representative of RentHop.
A printed version of these Terms of Service and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in any proceedings, to the same extent and
subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.
You agree that, regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to these Terms of Service or your
access to and use of the Site must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.
These Terms of Service are personal to you and you may not assign these Terms of Service, or your rights or obligations hereunder, to any third party,
without our consent. Any attempted assignment without such consent is void. Any provision of these Terms of Service (including all other incorporated
terms) that is intended by its terms to survive termination will survive