The WbyWindermere.com website (the Site) is owned and operated by Windermere Real Estate Services Company, a Washington corporation doing business as Windermere Services Co. (WSC). By accessing and using the Site you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions below. This Agreement disclaims warranties and liability. Read these provisions carefully.
COPYRIGHT: All source code and content used on or in connection with the Site is the sole property of and copyrighted by WSC, or has been licensed for use by permission of the copyright owner. No source code or other content from the Site may be copied or used for any purpose without the prior written permission of WSC.
Information about and photographs of individual properties displayed on the Site are provided by the listing agent and/or by the multiple listing service for the area in which the subject property is located. WSC asserts no copyright to any such content.
Claims of Copyright Infringement (17 USC § 512 et seq.):
We respect the intellectual property rights of others. Anyone who believes their work has been reproduced in a way that constitutes copyright infringement may notify our agent by providing the following information:
a. Identification of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at the site;
b. Identification of the material that you claim is infringing and needs to be removed, including a description of where it is located so that the copyright agent can locate it;
c. Your address, telephone number, and, if available, e-mail address, so that the copyright agent may contact you about your complaint; and
d. A signed statement that the above information is accurate; that you have a good faith belief that the identified use of the material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and, under penalty of perjury, that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf in this situation.
Upon obtaining such knowledge we will act expeditiously to remove, or disable access to, the material. Please be aware that there are substantial penalties for false claims.
If a notice of copyright infringement has been wrongly filed against you, you may submit a counter notification to our agent. A valid counter notification is a written communication that incorporates the following elements:
a. A physical or electronic signature of the poster;
b. Identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled;
c. A statement under penalty of perjury that you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification;
d. Your name, address, and telephone number; a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of federal district court for the judicial district in which your address is located, or if your address is outside of the U.S., for any judicial district in which the service provider may be found; and that you will accept service of process from the complainant.
Notices of the foregoing copyright issues should be sent as follows:
By mail: Windermere Services Company Attention: Office of General Counsel 5424 Sand Point Way NE Seattle, WA 98105 USA
By e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you give notice of copyright infringement by e-mail, an agent may begin investigating the alleged copyright infringement; however, we must receive your signed statement by mail or as an attachment to your e-mail before we are required to take any action.
This information should not be construed as legal advice. We recommend you seek independent legal counsel before filing a notification or counter-notification. For further information about the DMCA, please visit the website of the United States Copyright Office at: http://www.copyright.gov/onlinesp.
DATA SCRAPING: Crawling the Site is allowed for inclusion in web search engine results only. Webscraping, downloading or webcrawling of any property or other data for inclusion in another real estate search site, content aggregator, or any other purpose is strictly forbidden without prior written consent from WSC.
DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: WSC intends that the information contained in or displayed through the Site will be accurate and reliable; however, errors sometimes occur. In addition, changes and improvements to the information provided herein may be made by WSC at any time. THIS WEB SITE AND THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ASSOCIATED WITH IT ARE PROVIDED "AS IS." WSC AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS OR REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO ANY MATTER WHATSOEVER RELATING TO THIS WEB SITE AND ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES PROVIDED HEREIN, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT. USE OF THIS WEB SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. WSC AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS OR REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR OTHER INJURY ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THIS WEB SITE OR WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEB SITE, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OBTAINED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THIS WEB SITE, WHETHER RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, FROM BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORTIOUS BEHAVIOR, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF WSC OR ITS SUPPLIERS HAD BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES.
DISPUTE RESOLUTION: By accessing the Site you agree that any claim or controversy arising out of or relating to the use of this Site shall be governed by the laws of the State of Washington, and that venue for any action arising from or related to the Site shall be solely in any court of competent jurisdiction in Seattle, King County, Washington, USA. If either party employs attorneys to enforce any rights in connection with any such dispute or lawsuit the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover reasonable attorneys' fees.
TRADEMARKS: “Windermere,” “Windermere Real Estate,” and the Windermere logo are registered trademarks of WSC. “W Collection” and the W Collection logo are trademarks of WSC. No trademarks may be used for any purpose except with the advance written permission of WSC.
MLS DISCLAIMERS: Information about individual properties is provided by one or more multiple listing services. The following disclaimers apply to information provided by each MLS.
Northwest Multiple Listing Service (NWMLS). Listings are courtesy of Northwest MLS. Statistics not compiled or published by NWMLS.
This Agreement was last modified on March 26, 2013.
This Agreement was last modified on October 24, 2016.
Browser information collected on the website: As with many website operators, WSC analyzes our website logs to constantly improve the value of our website to our visitors. We use an external service to provide real-time reporting to us and our authorized agents of browser accesses to our site. This includes the IP addresses used to access our site, page views, unique views, unique visitors, repeat visitors, frequency of visits, and peak-volume traffic periods.
Analytics: We use analytics tools and other third party technologies, such as Google Analytics and DoubleClick Cookies, to collect non-personal information in the form of various usage and user metrics when you use our online Sites and/or Services. These tools and technologies collect and analyze certain types of information, including cookies, IP addresses, device and software identifiers, referring and exit URLs, onsite behavior and usage information, feature use metrics and statistics, usage and purchase history, MAC Address, mobile unique device ID, and other similar information. The third party analytics companies who collect information on our Sites and/or Services and other online products and/or services may combine the information collected with other information they have independently collected from other websites and/or other online or mobile products and services relating to your activities across their network of websites as well as online and/or mobile products and services. Many of these companies collect and use information under their own privacy policies. You may opt out of the DoubleClick cookie by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page or you may opt out of Google Analytics by visiting the Google Analytics opt-out page. Google has additional information available about their Remarketing Privacy Guidelines and Restrictions.
Other uses of your personal information: In addition to using information about you for the specific purposes set out above, from time to time we may also use your personal information to send you news about our organization and new features available on the Site.
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION:
Except as disclosed in this policy, WSC does not sell, rent, loan, trade, or lease personal information collected on our website to any third party. However, information must be released in response to subpoenas or other court orders, and may be released to law enforcement agencies in connection with criminal investigations.
DATA QUALITY AND ACCESS:
WSC provides you with the opportunity to know about the information that WSC holds about you, together with the ability to correct, amend or delete, as appropriate, any such information that is incomplete or inaccurate. Should you wish to exercise any of these options or should you have any questions or concerns about information that WSC has collected in relation to you, please feel free to contact us by emailing privacy@WbyWindermere.com. Specific details on how to correct, change or remove subscription information from our e-mail lists are provided on the “My Account” page of “My Windermere.”
INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION TRANSFERS:
Any personally identifiable information that you provide to WSC will be collected and maintained directly on servers located in the United States and Canada. This means that any information you provide may be transferred abroad. While WSC is committed to providing your information with the highest level of privacy protection, we believe you should know that the level of protection for personal information in the United States may not be the same as that provided in other countries, including those that belong to the European Economic Area.
Our site is not intended to be used by or solicit information of any kind from children under the age of 13. It is possible that due to fraud or deception by others, we may unknowingly receive information pertaining to children under 13. If we are notified of this, once we have verified the information, we will promptly delete the information from our servers. If you want to notify us of our receipt of information in relation to children under 13, please do so by emailing privacy@WbyWindermere.com.
CONTACTING WSC ABOUT PRIVACY:
If you have any questions or concerns regarding privacy on the Site, please contact us at email@example.com.