Hotlets (hereinafter referred to as “Hotlets”, “we”, “us” or “our”) operates an online platform and service that allows landlords to set up online rental listings for their properties, potential tenants to search for listings and submit rental enquiries. In the future, you’ll be able to do even more on Hotlets.
“Booking” a limited license to enter and use the Accommodation for the duration of the confirmed booking.
“Tenant” means a User who requests from a Landlord a Booking of a Listing via the Site or Services, or a User who stays at an Accommodation and is not the Landlord for the associated Listing.
“Landlord” means a User who offers a Listing via the Site or Services. Term landlord refers to a property manager, agent or other person authorized by the landlord to manage Hotlets account.
“Listing” means an Accommodation that is listed by a Landlord as available for Booking via the Site or Services.
If you do not agree to these Terms, you have no right to obtain information from or otherwise continue using the Site or Services.
Our lawyer made us use all caps for the following some of the terms (which you should still read). We promise, we’re not yelling at you.
HOTLETS MAKES AVAILABLE AN ONLINE PLATFORM FOR TENANTS AND LANDLORDS. BY USING THE SITE OR SERVICES YOU ACKNLOWEDGE AND AGREE THAT HOTLETS IS NOT A PARTY TO ANY AGREEMENTS ENTERED INTO BETWEEN LANDLORDS AND TENANTS, NOR HOTLETS ACTS AS A REAL ESTATE BROKER, AGENT OR INSURER. IF A TENANT REQUESTS A BOOKING OF ACCOMMODATION AND STAY AT YOUR ACCOMMODATION, ANY AGREEMENT YOU ENTER INTO WITH SUCH TENANT IS BETWEEN YOU AND THE TENANT AND HOTLETS IS NOT A PARTY TO IT. THE LANDLORDS AND TENANTS, NOT HOTLETS, ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR HONORING ANY AGREEMENTS AND MAKING AVIALABLE ANY AGREEMENTS RESERVED THROUGH THE SITE AND SERVICES. HOTLETS IS NOT AN OWNER OR OPERATOR OF THE PROPERTIES AND HAS NO CONTROL OVER THE ACTS AND OMISSIONS OF LANDLORDS, TENANTS AND OTHER USERS OF THE SITE, AND DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY IN THIS REGARD TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
UNLESS SPECIFIED OTHERWISE IN THE PLATFORM, HOTLETS RESPONSIBITES ARE LIMITED TO FACILITATING THE AVIALABLITY OF THE SITE AND SERVICES.
IF YOU CHOOSE TO LIST YOUR PROPERTY ON HOTLETS, YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH HOTLETS IS LIMITED TO BEING A USER AND AN INDEPENDENT, THIRD-PARTY CONTRACTOR, AND NOT AN EMPLOYEE, AGENT, JOINT VENTURER OR PARTNER OF HOTLETS FOR ANY REASON, AND YOU ACT EXCLUSIVELY ON YOUR OWN BEHALF AND FOR YOUR OWN BENEFIT, AND NOT ON BEHALF OF OR FOR THE BENEFIT OF HOTLETS. HOTLETS DOES NOT CONTROL YOUR LISTING, YOUR OFFLINE ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH YOUR LISTING, OR ANY OTHER MATTERS RELATED TO ANY LISTING, THAT YOU PROVIDE. AS A USER YOU AGREE NOT TO DO ANYTHING TO CREATE A FALSE IMPRESSION THAT ACTING ON BEHALF OF OR FOR THE BENEFIT OF HOTLETS, INCLUDING BY INAPPROPRIATELY USING ANY HOTLETS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY.
If you use this Site or Services on behalf of a legal entity, you represent and warrant that you have the authority to bind that legal entity to these Terms and, in such event, “you” and “your” will refer and apply to the legal entity.
PLEASE NOTE THAT, AS STATED ABOVE, THE SITE AND SERVICES ARE INTENDED TO BE USED TO FACILITATE LANDLORDS AND TENANTS CONNECTING AND BOOKING ACCOMMODATIONS DIRECTLY WITH EACH OTHER. HOTLETS CANNOT AND DOES NOT CONTROL THE CONTENT CONTAINED IN ANY LISTINGS AND THE CONDITION, LEGALITY OR SUITABILITY OF ANY ACCOMMODATIONS. HOTLETS IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR AND DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY RELATED TO ANY AND ALL LISTINGS AND ACCOMMODATIONS. ACCORDINGLY, ANY BOOKINGS WILL BE MADE OR ACCEPTED AT THE MEMBER’S OWN RISK.
PLEASE NOTE THAT YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH THE THIRD-PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS ASSOCIATED WITH YOUR THIRD-PARTY ACCOUNTS IS GOVERNED SOLELY BY YOUR AGREEMENT(S) WITH SUCH THIRD-PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS.
Hotlets does not review User content for any purpose, including but not limited to for accuracy, legality or non-infringement and Hotlets is not responsible for any SNS Content.
Hotlets reserves the right, at any time and without prior notice, to remove, disable, suspend or terminate your Hotlets Account.
You are responsible for the accuracy of everything that is posted or submitted as a User. You will not breach any agreements you have entered into with any third parties, such as homeowners association, condominium, or other third party agreements, and will be in compliance with all applicable laws.
If you are a landlord, you agree that you are familiar with all applicable fair-housing and antidiscrimination laws and that you will adhere to them. You also agree that the contents of any listings you post on or link to from Hotlets will be accurate and not misleading.
Please note that Hotlets assumes no responsibility for a Landlord’s compliance with any agreements with or duties to third parties, applicable laws, rules and regulations.
Hotlets recommends that Landlords obtain appropriate insurance for their Accommodations.
You agree that Hotlets retains its right to and may use the Images you uploaded on Hotlets for advertising, marketing, commercial and other business purposes in any media or platform, whether in relation to your Listing or otherwise, without further notice or compensation.
By registering for Hotlets Account, you agree that Hotlets may - but is not obligated to - request a consumer report on you from a Consumer Reporting Agency. If we do request a consumer report, we’ll request and use it in compliance with applicable law, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Any references in the Site or Services to a User being “verified” or “connected” (or similar language) only indicate that the User has completed a relevant verification or identification process. Such description is intended to be useful information for you to evaluate when you make your own decisions about the identity and suitability of others whom you contact or interact with via the Site and Services.
Hotlets neither control nor guarantee the accuracy of any identity verification service (and none can prevent all scams), so you should always take the same precautions in dealing with others through our site that you would in person. We don’t screen properties or listings or offer any guarantee or advice regarding the suitability of properties, landlords, or potential tenants. Nothing we say should be construed as such advice, and you agree not to rely on us in making decisions on.
Hotlets does not endorse or guarantee any User. Hotlets is not responsible for any damage or harm resulting from your interactions with other Members.
If you, as a Tenant, choose to enter into a transaction with a Landlord, you agree to accept any terms, conditions, rules and restrictions associated with such Accommodation imposed by the Landlords
By using the Site or Services, you agree that any legal remedy or liability that you seek to obtain for actions or omissions of other Users or other third parties will be limited to a claim against the particular Users or other third parties who caused you harm. You agree not to attempt to impose liability on or seek any legal remedy from Hotlets with respect to such actions or omissions.
You acknowledge and agree that you, and not Hotlets, will be responsible for performing the obligations of any such agreements, that Hotlets is not a party to such agreements, and that, Hotlets (inclusive of all subsidiaries) disclaims all liability arising from or related to any such agreements.
As a Tenant, you are responsible for leaving the Accommodation (including any personal or other property located at an Accommodation) in the condition it was in when you arrived.
Both, Tenant and Landlord, are responsible for their own acts and omissions and are also responsible for the acts and omissions by any individuals who reside at or are present at the accommodation at their request or invitation.
In the event that a Landlord claims otherwise and provides evidence of damage (“Damage Claim“), including but not limited to photographs, you agree to pay the cost of replacing the damaged items with equivalent items.
You must be a human to use this site J In connection with your use of the Site, Services and Collective Content, you may not and you agree that you will not:
-harm hotlets brand in any way
-use the site or services if you are less than 18 years old
-violate local, state or national laws or infringe the rights of anyone
-use the Site or Services for any illegal purpose
-use the Site or Services as part of any fraudulent scheme or transaction
-post anything that contains or links to viruses, malware or other software that is intended to harm either users or Hotlets.
- in any way interfere with or damage our Site or Services
-access the site to expose the content that is not publicly displayed
-use automated or manual software or devices to harm the website or users
-use the account as a “bots” or by any other automated method of access. No screen-scraping, reproducing, or aggregating the information or other content on our site.
-copy, store or otherwise use content from the site for purposes not expressly permitted by these terms
-register more than one account
-you also may not post anything on Hotlets that contains or links to viruses, malware or other software that is intended to harm either users or Hotlets.
- infringe the rights of Hotlets or the rights of any other person or entity
-use the site for the purpose that is not allowed by these terms
- use the site for unsolicited commercial email
-submit false or misleading information
- use the Site or Services for any illegal purpose.
-violate any laws in your jurisdiction or infringe the rights of anyone (ours or third parties).
-abuse, harass, threaten, impersonate, or intimidate other Hotlets Users. Don’t be creepy.
Hotlets has the right to investigate and prosecute violations of any of the above to the fullest extent of the law.
You must provide your full legal name, a valid email address, and any other information requested in order to complete the signup process. You are also responsible for keeping your email address up to date, so we can send you important notices. You are responsible for keeping your password and account secure.
Intellectual Property Ownership and Rights Notices
You acknowledge and agree that the Use of the Site or Services does not give you ownership of any intellectual property rights in the Site or Services or any content posted on the Site or Service. You acknowledge and agree that all intellectual property rights, are the exclusive property of Hotlets and its licensors. The Site, Services, and Collective Content are protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of the United States and foreign countries. You grant us a license to copy, host, display, create derivative works from, publish, publicly perform, display, and distribute, and otherwise make use of in connection with providing the Service, all information and content you post. If you are a landlord and authorize us to syndicate your rental listing on third-party sites, you further agree that we may grant sublicenses to applicable third parties as necessary to facilitate such syndication.
IF YOU CHOOSE TO USE THE SITE, SERVICES OR COLLECTIVE CONTENT, YOU DO SO AT YOUR SOLE RISK. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT HOTLETS DOES NOT HAVE AN OBLIGATION TO CONDUCT BACKGROUND OR REGISTERED SEX OFFENDER CHECKS ON ANY MEMBER, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, TENANTS AND LANDLORDS. HOTLETS MAY CONDUCT BACKGROUND OR REGISTERED SEX OFFENDER CHECKS, IN OUR SOLE DISCRETION, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAWS AND IF WE HAVE SUFFICIENT INFORMATION TO IDENTIFY A USER.
HOTLETS MAKES NO WARRANTY REGARDING THE QUALITY OF ANY LISTINGS, ACCOMMODATIONS, LANDLORDS, TENANTS, THE SERVICES OR COLLECTIVE CONTENT OR THE ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, TRUTHFULNESS, COMPLETENESS OR RELIABILITY OF ANY COLLECTIVE CONTENT OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE OR SERVICES.
YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL OF YOUR COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER USERS. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT HOTLETS DOES NOT MAKE ANY ATTEMPT TO VERIFY THE STATEMENTS OF USERS OF THE SITE OR SERVICES OR TO REVIEW OR VISIT ANY ACCOMMODATIONS. YOU AGREE TO TAKE REASONABLE PRECAUTIONS IN ALL COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER USERS OF THE SITE OR SERVICES AND WITH OTHER PERSONS WITH WHOM YOU COMMUNICATE OR INTERACT AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR SERVICES. HOTLETS EXPLICITLY DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY ACT OR OMISSION OF ANY TENANT OR OTHER THIRD PARTY.
Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT WILL HOTLETS AGGREGATE LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS AND YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND SERVICES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, FROM YOUR LISTING OR BOOKING OF ANY ACCOMMODATION VIA THE SITE AND SERVICES, OR FROM THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, SERVICES, OR COLLECTIVE CONTENT.
THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED “AS-IS” WITHOUT PROMISES OF ANY KIND. NEITHER WE NOR OUR SUPPLIERS WARRANT OR GUARANTEE UPTIME OR AVAILABILITY OF THE SERVICE, THAT THE SERVICE WILL MEET OR CONTINUE IN THE FUTURE TO MEET YOUR NEEDS, OR THAT WE WILL CONTINUE TO PROVIDE THE SERVICE OR ANY ASPECT OF THE SERVICE IN THE FUTURE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES FOR THE SERVICE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, SEAWORTHINESS, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
If you reside in the United States, you and Hotlets agree that any dispute, claim or controversy arising out of or relating to these Terms will be settled by binding arbitration. You acknowledge and agree that you and Hotlets are each waiving the right to a trial by jury or to participate as a plaintiff or class member in any purported class action lawsuit, class-wide arbitration, private attorney-general action, or any other representative proceeding. Further, unless both you and Hotlets otherwise agree in writing, the arbitrator may not consolidate more than one person’s claims, and may not otherwise preside over any form of any class or representative proceeding.
You additionally represent and warrant the following: (1) that you have never been involved, and will not become involved, in any credit fraud or other unethical business practice and that you will immediately discontinue all use of the Service (and any reports and other information obtained via the Service) and notify us if you are ever involved in any such fraud or practice; (2) that your request for any credit report using the Service, and your use of any credit report obtained through the Service, is lawful and solely for the purpose of evaluating a prospective tenant’s rental ; and (3) that you will not provide a copy of any report obtained through Hotlets, or any information contained in such a report, to any other party. You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless us and our affiliates, agents, officers, employees, and vendors (including without limitation our third-party credit reporting agencies and their respective affiliates, agents, officers, and employees) from any Claim arising out of or relating to your breach of the foregoing representations and warranties.
Hotlets is not responsible for what recipients do with the payments you make. For example, we’re not responsible for your landlord returning your deposit.
Personal identification information
We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, subscribe to the newsletter, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personal identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.
Non-personal identification information
We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.
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