Effective: Jan 1, 2018
These Terms of Service (“Terms”) are a contract between you and RHA Homes, its committees and legal team. They govern your use of RHA’s sites, services, products, and content (“Services”).
By using RHA-Homes.org (and its connected links), you agree to these Terms. If you don’t agree to any of the Terms, you can’t use this site.
We can change these Terms at any time. By using this site on or after that effective date, you agree to the new Terms. If you don’t agree to them, you should delete your account before they take effect, otherwise your use of the site and content will be subject to the new Terms.
Content rights & responsibilities
We own the rights to the content you create and post on RHA-Homes.org.
By posting content to RHA-Homes.org, you give us an exclusive license to publish it on RHA-Homes.org Services, including anything reasonably related to publishing it (like storing, displaying, reformatting, and distributing it). In consideration for RHA-Homes.org granting you access to and use of the Services, you agree that RHA-Homes.org may enable advertising on the Services, including in connection with the display of your content or other information. We may also use your content to promote RHA-Homes.org, including its products and content. We will never sell your content to third parties without your explicit permission.
You’re responsible for the content you post. This means you assume all risks related to it, including someone else’s reliance on its accuracy, or claims relating to intellectual property or other legal rights.
You’re welcome to post content on RHA-Homes.org that you’ve published elsewhere, as long as you have the rights you need to do so. By posting content to RHA-Homes.org, you represent that doing so doesn’t conflict with any other agreement you’ve made.
By posting content you didn’t create to RHA-Homes.org, you are representing that you have the right to do so. For example, you are posting a work that’s in the public domain, used under license (including a free license, such as Creative Commons), or a fair use.
We can remove any content you post for any reason.
Processing the deletion may take a little time, but we’ll do it as quickly as possible. We may keep backup copies of your deleted post or account on our servers for up to 14 days after you delete it.
Our content and services
We reserve all rights in RHA-Homes.org’s look and feel. As for other parts of RHA-Homes.org, you may not copy or adapt any portion of our code or visual design elements (including logos) without express written permission from RHA-Homes.org unless otherwise permitted by law.
You may not do, or try to do, the following: (1) access or tamper with non-public areas of the Services, our computer systems, or the systems of our technical providers; (2) access or search the Services by any means other than the currently available, published interfaces (e.g., APIs) that we provide; (3) forge any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any email or posting, or in any way use the Services to send altered, deceptive, or false source-identifying information; or (4) interfere with, or disrupt, the access of any user, host, or network, including sending a virus, overloading, flooding, spamming, mail-bombing the Services, or by scripting the creation of content or accounts in such a manner as to interfere with or create an undue burden on the Services.
Crawling the Services is allowed if done in accordance with the provisions of our robots.txt file, but scraping the Services is prohibited.
We may change, terminate, or restrict access to any aspect of the service, at any time, without notice.
If you find a security vulnerability on RHA-Homes.org, tell us, but you may not exploit it. Doing so will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.
Incorporated rules and policies
By using Medium, you agree to follow these Rules and Policies. If you don’t, we may remove content, or suspend or delete your account.
Disclaimer of warranty. RHA-Homes.org provides the Services to you as is. You use them at your own risk and discretion. That means they don’t come with any warranty. None express, none implied. No implied warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, availability, security, title or non-infringement.
Limitation of Liability. RHA-Homes.org won’t be liable to you for any damages that arise from your using the Services. This includes if the Services are hacked or unavailable. This includes all types of damages (indirect, incidental, consequential, special or exemplary). And it includes all kinds of legal claims, such as breach of contract, breach of warranty, tort, or any other loss.
No waiver. If RHA-Homes.org doesn’t exercise a particular right under these Terms, that doesn’t waive it.
Severability. If any provision of these terms is found invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, you agree that the court should try to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision and that other provisions of the Terms will remain in full effect.
Choice of law and jurisdiction. These Terms are governed by Virginia law, without reference to its conflict of laws provisions. You agree that any suit arising from the Services must take place in a court located in Fairfax county, Virginia.
Entire agreement. These Terms (including any document incorporated by reference into them) are the whole agreement between RHA-Homes.org and you concerning the Services.
Government use. If you’re sing RHA-Homes.org for the U.S. Government, RHA-Homes.org’s Terms of Service applies to you.