1. General Information and Restrictions on Use
The BetterHomePros.com website.
The BetterHomePros.com website (the “Website”) is made available by Better Home Pros (“Sometimes, “we”, “us” or “our”) as a service to members of the public, and to providers of trades and products that may be of interest to homeowners and property managers, subject to their acceptance of these terms and conditions of use (the “Terms and Conditions”). The Website offers users access to information, use of the Better Home Pros database and other services (together, the “Services”).
You agree that you will bear all risks associated with the use of information, including any reliance placed on the availability, accuracy, currency, completeness, usefulness or appropriateness of the information.
2. Use of the Website
Acceptance of Terms and Conditions. By using the Website, you agree to comply with and be legally bound by all the Terms and Conditions. If you do not accept and agree to comply with and be legally bound by all the Terms and Conditions, you should not use the Website or access the Services.
Revisions to Terms and Conditions and Content. It is important that you carefully read all of the Terms and Conditions before using the Website. Better Home Pros may at any time revise the Terms and Conditions and post the revisions on the website. Better Home Pros may at its discretion modify or discontinue the Website and the Services or any part of them without notice to you, and shall not be liable to you or any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Website, the Services, or any part of them.
Listing on Website. You may apply to be listed on the Website as a provider of home services or goods (the “Listing”), by submitting an on-line application, consenting to our searches, evaluation and approval process, and paying the required fee. The searches we conduct are of publicly available information, and may include a financial search, search of court documents, searches regarding the legal status of a corporation, and searches of other ranking and certification systems, including at consumer protection agencies. You agree that you are responsible for all information you submit on such application, and that all information and content for Listings is true and complies with applicable laws. The decisions we make regarding evaluation, approval and listing are at our discretion alone and are not subject to appeal or review by you or by third parties. We may remove content from your Listing and/or your posting at our discretion, including information which is unlawful and/or which violates this Agreement.
Submissions/Postings on Website. You may post information, rankings, reviews and descriptions (the “Content”) on the Website, which may be accessed, viewed and downloaded by others. The Content may be subject to our review and approval before or after posting. You are responsible for the content of all Content, and you acknowledge and agree that Content submitted to us is true and complies with applicable laws. We may, at our discretion, remove Content you post for any reason we think is valid, including if the Content is unlawful and/or violates this agreement.
Other users may post Content on the Website, which may be accessed, viewed and downloaded by others. We may supplement postings and Content, postings and Listings with information we determine to be relevant. The purpose of such postings is to create a discussion regarding renovation oriented services and businesses. We are not responsible for the content of any posting or submission. We strive to compile and allow public access to accurate content, but we are not obligated to remove, alter, retract or notify you or anyone if the Website contains content that is inaccurate, incomplete, false, incomplete, out of date, mis-characterized, misleading or defamatory. You agree that we and our service providers are not liable for third party content on the Website which may be slanderous, libellous or defamatory, whether it is accessed through the Website or distributed through republication or other service.
If you have a dispute with any user or supplier, whether or not they are listed or have posted Content on the Website, you agree to resolve the matter directly with that user or supplier, and shall not involve us in any manner, including, without limitation, all our directors, shareholders, employees and assigns, as a participant to any legal proceeding.
Use of Personal/Corporate Information to be listed. If you submit personal and/or corporate information through the Website, including your name or business name, contact information and information about you and your business (the Information), you consent that Better Home Pros may use the Information to register you as a provider or consumer of goods and services related to owning and improving homes, and may obtain and maintain a record of information about you and/or your business, including credit reports, publicly available information regarding court proceedings, customer reviews, ratings and complaints, all in accordance with the privacy legislation in British Columbia.
Electronic Communication. By submitting your electronic contact details, which may include your email address, you consent to receive electronic communication regarding the Website and/or the Services. You may withdraw your consent to receive electronic communication from Better Home Pros at any time. Better Home Pros may request feedback from you, by online survey, to assist Better Home Pros to evaluate and improve the Website. You are not obligated to provide feedback or participate in this type of evaluation.
Disclosure of Personal Information. Better Home Pros does not disclose personal information it collects from users in connection with the Website to any third party, except with consent of the party that provided such personal information, or as authorized by law.
Electronic Collection. When you access the Website, Better Home Pros web server collects your user name and internet protocol address. The web server logs and industry-standard web statistics software to count the number of users who visit the Website and the number of times particular pages of the Website are accessed and to track other statistics for the purpose of improving the Website. The information is aggregated and is not tied to an identifiable person.
Safeguards. For security purposes, Better Home Pros web service provider uses software programs to restrict access to personal information and uses security measures that monitor traffic and identify unauthorized attempts to upload to or change information accessible from the Website or that may otherwise cause damage. These safeguards are place to protect the integrity of the Website. Any information sent or received over the internet is generally not secure. Better Home Pros cannot and does not guarantee the security of any communication to or from the Website.
Better Home Pros may use Facebook and/or Google Ads to advertise online. This website may use Google Analytics and a tracking code called a pixel. Third-party vendors, including Google, may show Better Home Pros ads on sites across the Internet. Better Home Pros and third-party vendors, including Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on someone’s past visits to your website.
If you want to opt out of interest-based advertising entirely by cookie settings or permanently, you can use a browser plugin. Better Home Pros may publicly display advertisements and other information adjacent to or included with your Content. You are not entitled to any compensation for such advertisements. The manner, mode and extent of such advertising are subject to change without specific notice to you. These advertisements may be tailored to the content the Site and Companies shown thereinto, and the nature and extent of such advertising by us is subject to change without prior notice.
If you have comments, questions or concerns regarding privacy practices relating to the Website, please contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you do not consent to the collection and use of your personal information and described here, or to any of the Terms and Conditions listed here, you should not use the Website.
4. Disclaimer of Warranties
Your use of the Website does not establish a client/purchaser/vendor relationship with Better Home Pros, and we do not act as your broker, agent or advisor. It is your responsibility to do your own research, make relevant and necessary inquiries, consult with experts and advisors, and determine your own course of action for your home project.
By using the Website, you confirm you understand and agree that your use of the Website is entirely at your risk and that the information provided by Better Home Pros is on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Better Home Pros does not represent the information or any link provided on the Website is merchantable, fit for any particular purpose, accurate, complete, reliable, current, timely or complete. Better Home Pros does not guarantee access to the Website is secure.
You are responsible for any decision you make with respect to your home, owing a home, and home renovations, whether or not you use information provided by Better Home Pros on the Website or otherwise.
You are responsible for any damage to your personal computer system or loss of data that results from your use of the Website.
Better Home Pros, its service providers, suppliers and licensors make no representations and disclaim all warranties and conditions of any kind, including without limitation, those regarding availability, uninterrupted service, freedom from computer viruses or harmful components, timeliness, accuracy, completeness, non-infringement, satisfactory quality and results obtained from using the Website.
5. Limitation of Better Home Pros Liability and Hold Harmless
Better Home Pros, its service providers, suppliers and licensors will not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages (even if any or all of them have been advised of the possibility of such damages), whether based on breach of contract, breach of warranty, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with any use of the Website or information contained on the Website.
You hereby indemnify, defend and hold harmless Better Home Pros, its officers, directors, employees, agents and assigns, from and against all claims, demands, liabilities, costs or expenses including without limitation, legal fees and disbursements, resulting directly or indirectly from your breach of any of the Terms and Conditions, your access, use, misuse, reliance upon or inability to access or use the Website or any link provided in the Website, content you submit to or post on the website, your use of, reliance on, publication, communication, distribution, uploading or downloading of anything, including content, on or from the Website, and your infringement, violation or breach of third party rights or agreements including intellectual property rights.
If limitation or exclusion of liability is not permitted by applicable law, our aggregate liability for any damages under your use of the Website and information contained on the Website shall be limited to CAD $20.00 in total.
6. Intellectual Property Rights
Better Home Pros is our trade-mark. All images, graphical user interfaces, charts, graphs, text, streaming videos and other content in this Website, the selection and arrangement thereof, and all software are, to the extent permitted by law, copyrighted and otherwise proprietary and are owned by Better Home Pros or its licensors. You acknowledge and agree that the Website and any software used in connection with the Website contains proprietary and confidential information that is protected by law. Except for your authorized, personal and non-commercial use of this Website, any copying, reproduction, modification, publishing, transmission, distribution or other use of content accessed through the Website without the prior written consent of Better Home Pros is strictly prohibited. Better Home Pros’s logos, product names, service names, and icons are trademarks of Better Home Pros and any unauthorized use of Better Home Pros’s trade-marks or trade name is strictly prohibited. You agree not to display or use in any manner Better Home Pros’s trade-marks or trade name without Better Home Pros’s prior written consent. The names and trade-marks of companies or products referenced on the Website may be trade-marks of their respective owners and the display of trade-marks or trade names on the Website does not convey or create any license or other rights in these marks or names.
You hereby grant to us a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, transferable, non-exclusive, worldwide license, with the right to grant unlimited sublicenses at no fee, to use, modify, publish, copy, republish, broadcast, translate, create derivative works of, sort, characterize, compile, include in other works and records, adapt and commercially exploit in any medium, the Content and/or Listing, and you hereby waive your moral rights you may have anywhere in the world in the Content and/or Listing in favour of us. You hereby warrant that you have all necessary rights and interest to and in the Content and/or Listing to enable you to grant this license to us, and the posting, listing, reproduction.
You agree that Better Home Pros, in its sole discretion, may suspend or deactivate the operation of the Services, the Website or any and all current or future use of them for any reason, including, without limitation, if Better Home Pros believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the intent or spirit of the Terms and Conditions. Better Home Pros may in its sole discretion and without notice to you, vary, suspend or deactivate the Services, or any part of the Services, at any time and Better Home Pros will not be liable to you or to any third party for any suspension or deactivation of Website or the Services.
Governing Law. The Website is operated by Better Home Pros, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The Terms and Conditions, and any matter applicable to your direct or indirect use of the Website, will be governed by the laws of the Province of British Columbia and the Federal laws of Canada applicable in the Province of British Columbia. Any dispute will be settled in Courts located in the City of Vancouver in the Province of British Columbia, though the foregoing will not limit the ability of Better Home Pros to seek, in any jurisdiction, an injunction and other remedies which are required to stop you from threatened or actual breach the Terms and Conditions or other harm to Better Home Pros
Entire Agreement, Severability and Waiver. The Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and Better Home Pros and governs your use of the Website. If any provision in the Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid by a court, the invalidity will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of the Terms and Conditions, which will remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any of the Terms or Conditions will be deemed a further or continuing waiver of the Term or Condition or any other Term or Condition.
Contacting Better Home Pros Except as indicated above, any communication with Better Home Pros in regards to the Website, should be made to:
Better Home Pros
1155 Habgood Street
White Rock, BC
Better Home Pros