Published on: July 10, 2014
Reference number: 200248

Terms of use

Last updated: July 10, 2014


1. INTRODUCTION

The oaciq.com site, its content and functionalities are posted online by the Organisme d’autoréglementation du courtage immobilier du Québec (OACIQ), especially for purposes of education and information of the public and the real estate or mortgage agency and broker’s licence holders.

The Privacy Policy for the public section of the website and the Conditions for using the OACIQ licence holder register are an integral part of these terms of use (hereinafter referred to collectively as “Terms of Use”). All of these terms of use constitute the entire agreement between you and the OACIQ regarding your use of the site, its content and functionalities.

These terms of use apply only to the public section of the oaciq.com site. They no longer apply once you leave this website to access third party websites, including the sites accessible through hyperlinks.

The terms of use specific to the secure section Synbad are available to licence holders in this section, which is reserved for them.
 

2. USER BEHAVIOUR

By accessing this website and using its content or functionalities, you agree to abide by these terms of use. If these do not suit you, you must stop using the site. The OACIQ has full discretion to suspend or revoke your access to the website if your use does not respect the terms of use, and without prior notice or liability.

Your use of the website, its content and functionalities must comply with the requirements of applicable laws and respect the terms of use as well as the rights of third parties.

You agree not to use this website, its content and functionalities in a way that could damage it, put it out of service or compromise its performance and security in any way whatsoever. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you agree not to upload, post or otherwise transmit on this website a virus or other malicious, disruptive or destructive files or programs, and not attempt to gain unauthorized access to secure or restricted access sections of the website.
 

3. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

The site, its content and functionalities belong to the OACIQ or third parties and are protected by copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual property rights. They cannot be used, reproduced or communicated without the express written consent of the OACIQ and in accordance with the terms of use and applicable laws.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, trademarks of the OACIQ can, in some cases and under certain conditions and restrictions, be used by holders of a valid OACIQ licence. To find out about the terms of use applicable to them, licence holders must check out the Advertising and brand image section under the Synbad tab, in the secure section Synbad.

The OACIQ reserves the right to request the removal of any hyperlink to the oaciq.com site.
 

4. DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

The site, its content and functionalities are made available for education and information purposes. Their aim is not to provide or be regarded as legal advice or other. They are made available to you for information only, and the OACIQ does not guarantee that they are free from errors or inaccuracies.

Your use of the site, its content or functionalities, including the content or functionalities provided by third parties on the site through hyperlinks, is at your own risk. The OACIQ does not make any representation or offer any explicit, legal or implicit warranty in respect thereof.

Without limiting the generality of the foregoing and although it takes reasonable measures to ensure the availability and accessibility of the site, its content and functionalities, the OACIQ does not offer any guarantee that you can access and use them without interruption or failure.

The OACIQ reserves the right to change, discontinue, remove or restrict access to the site, its content and functionalities, without prior notice or liability.

The OACIQ cannot be held responsible for any damage whatsoever caused directly or indirectly by the use of the site, its content or functionalities. The OACIQ shall not also be held liable for consequences associated with the impossibility of accessing or using all or a part thereof, regardless of the fact that the OACIQ has been notified of the occurrence of this damage or the possibility of its occurrence.


5. CHANGES AND UPDATES

The OACIQ reserves the right to change the terms of use of the oaciq.com site at any time. The date of the last update appears at the top of this page of the oaciq.com site. It is your responsibility, as user, to check the terms of use page to verify whether they have been changed or updated since your last visit.


6. APPLICABLE LAW

The Terms of Use shall be governed solely by laws in force in the Province of Québec. Any dispute relating to the terms of use, site, its content or functionalities or to any resulting aspects, shall be submitted to the jurisdiction of Québec courts serving the district of Longueuil.


7. QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS

The oaciq.com site is optimized for Internet Explorer 10 and +, Firefox 6 and +, Safari 5 and + and Chrome 14 and + browsers.

If you experience technical problems while browsing the site, or for any comment or question regarding the terms of use or content of the site, please contact an agent from the OACIQ Info Center.