RECITY PLATFORM TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

These Recity Platform Terms and Conditions were last updated on, and are effective as of, October 27, 2016.

 

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS RECITY PLATFORM. ALL USERS OF THIS RECITY PLATFORM AGREE THAT ACCESS TO AND USE OF THIS RECITY PLATFORM IS SUBJECT TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND OTHER APPLICABLE LAW. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS PLATFORM.

 

Recity, LLC (the “Company”, “we”, “us” or “our”), provides various applications and tools, and other content that we own or control, whether accessed through our website located at www.recity.co and related webpages, our iOS or Android mobile applications or other platforms (all of the foregoing individually and collectively referred to as the “Platform”) Platform for its customers and other permitted users.  We’ve worked hard to give you the essential information here and elsewhere on our Platform to get you comfortable with our Platform and to make it useful to you.  These Platform Terms and Conditions of Use (the “Terms and Conditions”) help us to provide you with the services, information, other content and features available through our Platform, and shall govern your use and activity on this Platform. In addition, certain other terms and conditions and policies (including, without limitation, specific application or service licensing terms) may be applicable to your use of specific applications or services that are made available through this Platform (collectively, the “Other Terms and Policies”), which Other Terms and Policies are provided for elsewhere on this Platform or when you apply for or use those applications or services. 

 

1.            SCOPE OF ACCESS TO PLATFORM AND RELATED RIGHTS

Subject to these Terms and Conditions and the Other Terms and Policies, the Company grants you a limited, revocable right to access and use the Platform solely for your own use.  You agree not to modify, adapt, translate, or reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise attempt to discern the source code of this Platform. Further, you may not reproduce all or any portion of the Platform. This Platform and its contents are the intellectual property of and are owned by the Company. The Company reserves the right to suspend or terminate use of this Platform or its services by you or other users in its sole discretion. 

2.            USER ACCOUNT

To access certain functionality, services and information made available through this Platform that requires a user account, you will be required to establish a user account, which will be accessible upon input of an authorized e-mail address, a designated password, and other required information that is requested from you at either log in or initial user account registration.  For any user accounts of yours, you are responsible for maintaining the security of any user passwords and other account details issued to you for use with the Platform, and you are also responsible for the integrity and security of the operating environment from which you access the Platform.

3.            PLATFORM INFORMATION ERRORS

 

Although the Company strives at all times to maintain the accuracy of information maintained on this Platform, including pricing information and service details, occasionally pricing or other information errors may occur on this Platform.  In the event that a service that is available through this Platform is mistakenly listed at an incorrect rate or other price or with other incorrect information, the Company reserves the right to refuse or cancel any applications or orders placed for any such service listed at the incorrect rate price or based on incorrect information.

 

4.            CONSENT TO RECEIVE ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS; USE OF GPS TECHNOLOGY

 

Certain features of the Platform may require you to allow e-mails, text messages or other electronics communications to be received by you, and to use these features you must provide a valid e-mail address, mobile phone number or other contact information for another communications device.  By registering such information you authorize us to send you electronic communications in accordance with the settings specified with your account.  In addition, certain features of the Platform may utilize GPS or other location-based technology to confirm a registered user’s location for those features that are dependent on location verification, and you authorize the use with such services of GPS or other location-based technology. You should be aware that your carrier may charge you applicable text messaging rates for each message sent or received.  You represent to us that you are the owner or authorized user of the wireless or other communications device used to receive or send any text messages or other electronic communications related to your use of the Platform 

 

5.            PUBLIC FORUMS AND INAPPROPRIATE USER CONDUCT ON PLATFORM

 

We may offer chat rooms, blogs, message boards, bulletin boards, or similar public forums on this Platform where you and other users of our Platform can communicate.  Harassment in any manner or form on the Platform, including via email, chat, or by use of obscene or abusive language, is strictly forbidden. Impersonation of others, including a Company employee, host, or representative, as well as other members or visitors on the Platform is prohibited. You may not upload to, distribute, or otherwise publish through the Platform any content which is libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable which may constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or which may otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law. You may not upload commercial content on the Platform or use the Platform to solicit others to join or become members of any other commercial online service or other organization. 


6.            RESPONSIBILITIES AND DISCLAIMERS CONCERNING USER POSTED CONTENT

 

We do not assume any responsibility for materials posted to or created by users accessing the Platform, and we are not in any manner responsible for the content of such user communications and materials. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to view and distribute user-generated content on the Platform, we are merely acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and are not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any user-posted contents or activities on the Platform. However, the Company reserves the right to block or remove communications or materials that it determines to be (a) abusive, defamatory, or obscene, (b) fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading, (c) in violation of a copyright, trademark or other intellectual property right of another, or (d) offensive or otherwise unacceptable to the Company, in its sole discretion.

You are solely responsible for any content posted by you on this Platform and the consequences of such posting or publishing of them. In connection with each of your content submissions, you represent and warrant that: (i) you own or have the necessary licenses, rights and consents to use such submissions to enable inclusion and use of such submissions in the manner contemplated by this Platform and these Terms and Conditions; and (ii) you have the written consent, release, and/or permission of each and every identifiable individual in such submissions to use the name or likeness of each and every such identifiable individual to enable inclusion and use of such submissions in the manner contemplated by this Platform and these Terms and Conditions. In furtherance of the foregoing, you agree that you will not: (a) submit material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from the rightful owner to post the material and to grant us all of the rights granted herein; (b) publish falsehoods or misrepresentations that could damage us or any third party; (c) submit material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, violate any law, or is otherwise inappropriate; or (d) post advertisements or solicitations of business. We reserve the right to remove, edit or not publish any content submitted by any users of this Platform without prior notice.

It is our policy (i) to block access to or remove postings or other content that it believes in good faith infringes the copyrights of third parties, and (ii) to remove and discontinue service to repeat infringers. If you believe that content posted on this website infringes your copyright, please send a notice of claimed copyright infringement, please contact us as set forth in Section 17 below to provide us further details so that we address such matter.  

7.            TERMINATION OF PLATFORM USE

 

The Company may terminate your access to this Platform at any time. In addition, your access rights to use this Platform may also be terminated if you fail to comply with these Terms and Conditions. You agree that the Company will not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your use of this Platform, whether as a result of your failure to comply with these Terms and Conditions or otherwise.  If your use of our Platform is terminated for any reason, the provisions of Sections 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 16, 18 and 19 shall survive any such termination.

 

8.            PLATFORM WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS

 

THIS PLATFORM AND ITS CONTENTS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND (EXCEPT WHERE SPECIFICALLY AND AFFIRMATIVELY NOTED OTHERWISE ON THIS PLATFORM), WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, THE COMPANY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, CONCERNING THIS PLATFORM OR THE USE THEREOF, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE COMPANY DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE PLATFORM WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT THE DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS PLATFORM OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES THE PLATFORM AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THE COMPANY DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF THE INFORMATION ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THIS PLATFORM IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, USEFULNESS, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE.  IN ADDITION, RECITY PROVIDES NO ASSURANCES THAT THE DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS MENTIONED ON THE PLATFORM WILL ACTUALLY OCCUR.  RECITY DOES NOT WARRANT THE PERFORMANCE OR RESULTS THAT YOU MAY OBTAIN BY USING THE PLATFORM (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE DEVELOPMENT INDEX FEATURE, THE GROWTH OUTLOOK AND ANY OTHER METRICS THAT INCLUDE PLANNED PROJECT INFORMATION).  WE PROVIDE NO WARRANTIES FOR SERVICES NOT PROVIDED BY US.  SOME STATES DO NOT PERMIT CERTAIN LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS ON WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

 

RECITY DOES NOT PROVIDE ANY INVESTMENT ADVICE OR GUARANTEE ANY FINANCIAL RETURNS BASED ON THE USE OF THE APPLICATION OR ANY OF THE INFORMATION, DATA OR OTHER CONTENTS (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE DEVELOPMENT INDEX FEATURE, THE GROWTH OUTLOOK AND ANY OTHER METRICS THAT INCLUDE PLANNED PROJECT INFORMATION) MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE APPLICATION OR RELATED PLATFORM.

 

9.            LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY  

 

THE COMPANY SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY LOST PROFITS, THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE THIS PLATFORM OR ANY SERVICES OR INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS PLATFORM, OR THE PERFORMANCE OR USE OF THIS PLATFORM, EVEN IF THE COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH DAMAGES.  APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW CERTAIN LIMITATIONS OF EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.


10.          ONLINE PRIVACY POLICY

 

We are diligent about protecting your privacy and that of other users of this Platform and the use of this Platform is subject to our Privacy Policy, which you may review by clicking here.

11.          CHILDREN’S PRIVACY AND AGE LIMITATIONS

This Platform is intended for use by persons aged 18 or older, and by your use of this Platform you affirm that you are at least 18 years of age.  The Company will not knowingly allow registration of an account for any person that the Company believes to be younger than 18. We also do not collect any personally identifiable information from any persons under the age of 18 and if we discover that we have been provided any such information, we will delete this information from our records.

12.          COPYRIGHT

 

The entire contents included in this Platform, including but not limited to text, graphics or code is copyrighted under the United States and other copyright laws, and is the property of the Company (or its licensors), with ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded or accessed from this Platform.


13.          TRADEMARKS

 

All trademarks, service marks and trade names and logos of the Company used in this Platform are trademarks or registered trademarks of the Company.  Other marks used on this Platform that have been posted by the Company are the property of their respective owners and are used on this Platform under permission. 

 

14.          APPLICABILITY OF TERMS AND CHANGES

 

These Terms and Conditions are applicable to you upon your accessing the Platform and/or completing the registration or ordering process. These Terms and Conditions, or any part of them, may be modified by the Company without notice at any time, for any reason; provided that if we decide to modify these Terms and Conditions, we will note at the top of these Terms and Conditions the date of the last update, which should alert you to changes in these Terms and Conditions since your prior visit to this Platform.

 
15.          INDEMNIFICATION

 

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Company, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from (i) any violation of these Terms and Conditions, (ii) any activity related to your account (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the Platform using your user account, (iii) any content or other materials provided or posted by you, or (iv) the violation by you of the rights (including intellectual property rights) of any third party resulting from your use of the Platform.


16.          THIRD PARTY SITES AND LINKS 

 

In an attempt to provide increased value to our customers and other Platform visitors, our Platform may link to, or contain links for, third party websites or promotions offered by third parties, none of which we control or maintain.  These may include websites linked to products or promotions referenced on our Platform or in advertisements on the Platform. We are not responsible for the terms and conditions or privacy practices employed by any third-party websites accessible from our Platform, and therefore you access them at your own risk. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of all third-party websites before submitting any personally identifiable information while using such other websites. Nonetheless, the Company seeks to protect the integrity of its Platform and the links placed upon it and therefore we welcome any feedback on not only this Platform, but also for websites that this Platform links to (including if a specific link does not work).

 

17.          NOTICES

 

The Company may at its option deliver notices to you concerning your user account, use of services or other  activities on this Platform by means of email, a general notice on the Platform , or by other reliable method to the address you have provided to the Company.

 

For notices to be provided to the Company, its mailing address is as follows: 403 H St NE, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20002.

 

18.          GOVERNING LAW AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION

 

Your use of this Platform shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the District of Columbia, without regard to such state’s choice of law provisions.  Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to the Platform must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises.

 

Other than a controversy or claim relating to the validity of our intellectual property rights (as to which we may pursue any available legal or equitable remedies), you agree that any dispute that arises concerning use of the Application shall be settled by confidential binding arbitration in the District of Columbia, in accordance with the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association.  Each party shall bear its own attorney’s fees, expert witness fees, and costs in connection with such arbitration.

 

You and we submit to the jurisdiction of the state and federal courts in the District of Columbia, with respect to matters arising under these Terms and Conditions, including, without limitation, to compel arbitration in accordance with these Terms and Conditions or to confirm any related arbitration award.  You and we agree (i) to accept service of process in accordance with the rules designated by the applicable arbitrator, and (ii) to abide by any decision in any such arbitration and of any court having jurisdiction to enforce such decision.

 

19.          MISCELLANEOUS 

 

The Company's failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any of these Terms and Conditions.  The Company may assign its rights and duties under these Terms and Conditions to any party at any time without notice to you.

 

 

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