Avatina Terms of Use

Welcome to Avatina. Avatina.com is the search engine portal of Avatina, a real estate brokerage firm licensed to conduct business in the State of Hawaii, provides the Avatina.com web site (the “Web Site” ) and related services to you (“User” ), subject to the following terms and conditions of use (“Terms and Conditions”). Please read the Terms and Conditions carefully before accessing or using the Web Site.

By accessing or using the Web Site, you are agreeing to be bound by the Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree with the terms and conditions, you may not access or otherwise use the web site. By accessing this website you are acknowledging the formation of a lawful relationship between you (the “customer”) and Avatina

Agency Disclosure
Some of the active listings appearing on this site may be listed by other REALTORS®. If you are interested in those active listings, our company may represent you as the buyer’s agent. If the active listing you are interested in is our company’s active listing, you may speak to one of our agents regarding your options for representation.

Copyright
All content on this Web Site, including sales and rental listings, text, graphics, photographs, logos, images, audio clips, video clips, digital downloads, and data compilations (the “Content”) is the property of Broker or its third party content suppliers and licensors and is protected by United States and international copyright laws. All software used on this site is the property of Broker or its software suppliers and is protected by the United States and international copyright laws. “Users” acknowledge that the listing data is owned by HiCentral MLS, Ltd and that the data is copyrighted 2014.

Pictures seen in the MLS are copyrighted(2014) and owned by HiCentral MLS, Ltd. Pictures seen elsewhere on the site are copyrighted 2014 by Avatina. Logos seen on the site, such as for Avatina are also copyrighted and protected by a trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Permission is not granted for any and all reproductions of any pictures, images, video clips, digital recordings, data complications, text and graphics seen on this site. Any reproduction of said materials will result in legal action.

Trademarks
The name Avatina and Avatina.com and its related logos are registered trademarks of Avatina. They may not be used in conjunction with any product or service which is not offered by Broker, is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits Broker. Any other trademarks not owned by Broker that appear on this Web Site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by Broker.

Scope of Use

This Web Site and it’s Content, including the rental and sales listings on it (the “Listings”), is solely intended to assist individual customers and real estate brokers in contacting Broker and its agents concerning Listings and other services of Broker. All users acknowledge that they have a bona fide interest in the purchase, sale or leasing of real estate in the state of Hawaii and that any and all data they get from the website is for their own personal, non-commercial use.. You may not contact a Listings’ owner directly. You may not sell, copy, distribute, license, transfer, publish, display, link to another website, transmit, download, store, post, enter into a database or in any way exploit the Content, including the Listings, in whole or in part. No person, including without limitation any real estate broker or real estate professional, may market or make commercial use of Broker’s Listings or Content in any way, including without limitation, advertising Broker’s Listings, copying Broker’s Listings for its own commercial use or use on other websites or in marketing materials, or contacting directly Broker’s customers or Listings’ owners. Any real estate broker who uses an individual Listing for its customer must first enter into Co-Brokerage Agreement or Referral Agreement with Broker. No one may use any Content or Listing in violation of the rules of Hicentral MLS, Ltd.. Any such improper action is expressly prohibited by law and may result in civil and/or criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.

No Warranties
All information on the Web Site is provided to Users on an “as is”, “as available”, and “believed accurate” basis without warranty of any kind either express or implied. All information is subject to errors, or change or withdrawal without notice.

Broker does not warrant or make representations regarding the results that may be obtained by using the Web Site or as to the reliability, accuracy or currency of any information, content or service acquired by use of the Web Site. Listings may be withdrawn from the market at any time and are subject to errors, omissions, and prior sale or rental without notice. Broker does not warrant that the Web Site, its servers, or e-mail transmitted by Broker is free of viruses or other harmful components.

Content may be updated, changed, modified, or withdrawn at any time. Use of the Web Site and the Content is at your sole risk. Neither Broker, the Content providers, or any person involved in the creation, production, distribution of this Web Site warrant that the functions contained in this Web Site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the server that makes the Content available will be free of viruses or other harmful components.

Limitation of Liability
Broker, its directors, officers, employees, agents, vendors, and suppliers shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or special damages arising out of or in any way connected with access to or use of the Web Site or the Listings, even if Broker has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Indemnification
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Broker, its officers, directors, employees, affiliates, and agents, from and against all losses, expenses, damages, and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from your violation of these Terms and Conditions.

Terms of Use and Content modifications
Broker reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, alter or otherwise update these Terms and Conditions at any time. By using this Web Site after Broker has posted notice of such modifications, alterations or updates, you agree to be bound by such revised Terms and Conditions. In addition, the Broker reserves the right to make improvements and/or changes in the Content of the Web Site at any time.

Violations of Terms and Conditions of Use
Broker reserves the right to seek all remedies available by law and in equity for violations of the Terms and Conditions set forth in the Web Site, including the right to block access from a particular Internet address to the Web Site. Broker shall have the right to block your access to the Web Site and to seek injunction relief.

Linked Internet Sites
As a customer service, the Broker may offers links to other sites. Broker does not assume any responsibility for those sites or their privacy policies and provides those links solely for convenience of Broker’s visitors. If you link to any other sites, you must do so at your own risk and may rely only on their terms and conditions and privacy policies. The inclusion of any link does not imply a recommendation or endorsement by Broker of the linked site.

Authorization
We authorize HiCentral MLS, Ltd. and its other MLS participants or their representatives, to access this site for purposes of verification of compliance with MLS rules and to monitor participants displayed listings. All Participants and their authorized representatives must acknowledge to Avatina of their access and login name to the Avatina website.

Furthermore…

THE REGISTRANT ACKNOWLEDGES ENTERING INTO A LAWFUL CONSUMER-BROKER RELATIONSHIP WITH THE PARTICIPANT;

ALL INFORMATION OBTAINED BY THE REGISTRANT FROM THE VOW IS INTENDED ONLY FOR THE REGISTRANT’S PERSONAL, NON-COMMERCIAL USE;

THE REGISTRANT HAS A BONA FIDE INTEREST IN THE PURCHASE, SALE, OR LEASE OF REAL ESTATE OF THE TYPE BEING OFFERED THROUGH THE VOW;

THE REGISTRANT WILL NOT COPY, REDISTRIBUTE, OR RETRANSMIT ANY OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED EXCEPT IN CONNECTION WITH THE REGISTRANT’S CONSIDERATION OF THE PURCHASE OR SALE OF AN INDIVIDUAL PROPERTY;

THE REGISTRANT ACKNOWLEDGES THE MLS’S OWNERSHIP OF, AND THE VALIDITY OF THE MLS’S COPYRIGHT IN, THE MLS DATABASE;

THE MLS AND OTHER MLS PARTICIPANTS OR THEIR DULY AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVES ARE AUTHORIZED TO ACCESS THE VOW FOR THE PURPOSES OF VERIFYING COMPLIANCE WITH MLS RULES AND MONITORING DISPLAY OF PARTICIPANTS” LISTINGS BY THE VOW.

Avatina Privacy Policy

Avatina is a real estate brokerage firm licensed to conduct business in the State of Hawaii is committed to protecting the privacy of the users of its web site. This statement discloses our privacy practices. The purpose of this statement is to inform you What kinds of information we collect from users; how the information is used by us; whether we disclose any user information to third parties; and the security procedures we use to protect your information.

By using Avatina.com Web Site, you give your assent to the Avatina Privacy Policy. We reserve the right to change, modify, add, or remove portions of our Privacy Policy at any time. If so, any such changes will be posted on this page. Please check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of this Web Site following the posting of changes to the Avatina Privacy Policy will mean you accept those changes.

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please e-mail us.

How We Collect Information
Generally, you can visit the Web Site without revealing any personal information. Like many websites, our web servers collect the Internet Protocol addresses, but not the e-mail addresses, of visitors. This information can measure the number of visits, average time spent on the site, pages viewed, and other such statistics.

In addition, in order for us to provide certain services to you, you may be asked for information that identifies you, including your name, e-mail address, mailing address, zip code, telephone number, fax (collectively, “Personal Information” ). You may also elect to provide such information to us by sending or responding to e-mails regarding certain listings or services offered on our Web Site. Additionally, you may ask us to store information concerning the type, price, location and features of properties that you are interested in.

How We Use and Disclose Your Information
We collect, generate, retain and use your Personal Information for our own internal purposes in connection with the facilitation, recording and processing of any requests, communications, or interactions you may have with our Web Site. We also automatically collect and store statistics and other information about you and your online activities on an aggregated, non-personally identifiable basis and in a manner that may allow us or our affiliated or related entities to improve our services to you.

In addition, your Personal Information may be also be used by us to provide you with information regarding our products and services. For example, we may use your e-mail address to send you special announcements and notifications of new real estate listings, services or promotions that may be of interest to you.

Cookies
Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies allow web sites to recognize you when you return and can keep track of information specific to you. Consistent with standard practices in the Internet industry, you may occasionally receive cookies from third parties to which you link from our Web Site. We do not control these third party cookies, and they are not subject to this Privacy Policy. If you prefer, you may set your browser to ask for your permission before your receive a cookie.

Information Sharing and Disclosure
Information about our customers is important to our business, and we are not in the business of selling it to others. We share customer information only with our related or affiliated entities and or in the following circumstances:

1. Agents: We may share your information with our agents in the course of providing you services. These agents may contact you about real estate sales, rental properties, or other services within the scope of our company’s and/or industries services.

2. We release personal information when we believe such release is necessary to comply with law; enforce our Terms and Conditions of Use; or protect the rights, property, or safety of Avatina and the Avatina.com website, its and their officers, directors, employees, agents, and others.

3. Other than as set out above, you will receive notice when your Personal Information may be shared with third parties, and you will have the opportunity to elect not to share such information.

Data Security
Data security is critical to us and thus all Personal Information is held in a secured database. While it is impossible to guarantee the complete security of any computer system and the data contained therein, our vendors are required to maintain and implement robust security policies and procedures that combine with available technologies in accordance with prevailing industry standards, all of which are designed to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of your Personal Information.

Your user data – receive a copy
You can request a copy of all the data we store on our server reflecting your account. Request this by following this link

Your user account – request to delete your account
You can delete your user account and all data on our servers. Please log into your account, click your username in the upper right corner, choose Account Settings, then click Delete Account

Avatina Disclaimer

The information on this Web site has been obtained from sources believed reliable. While Avatina does not doubt its accuracy, Avatina has not verified it and makes no guarantee, warranty or representation about it. It is your responsibility to independently confirm its accuracy and completeness. Any projections, opinions, assumptions or estimates used are for example only and do not represent the current or future performance of the property.

The value of this transaction to you depends on tax and other factors which should be evaluated by your tax, financial and legal advisers. You and your advisers should conduct a careful, independent investigation of the property to determine to your satisfaction the suitability of the property for your needs.

The information being provided is for consumers’ personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing, and that the information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS. Use of search facilities of data on the site, other than a consumer looking to purchase real estate, is prohibited.

HiCentral MLS Disclaimer

Some of the active listings appearing on this site may be listed by other REALTORS®. If you are interested in those active listings, our company may represent you as the buyer’s agent. If the active listing you are interested in is our company’s active listing, you may speak to one of our agents regarding your options for representation. IDX information is provided exclusively for personal, non-commercial use, and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Based on information from the Multiple Listing Service of HiCentral MLS, Ltd.

Listings last updated on 2023-02-02 21:46:05 Copyright HiCentral MLS, Ltd

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