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Copyright and other intellectual Property Infringement
If there was any intellectual property infringement, Apartment Ocean will promptly process and investigate notices of alleged infringement and take appropriate actions under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2) (“DMCA”) and other applicable intellectual property laws. You should confirm that you are the copyright owner or have rights to the copyright which the DMCA requires before sending the notice to us. If you have confirmed then send the notice to the following address:
Attn: General Counsel
Apartment Ocean, Inc.
315 3rd Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
The Role of Apartment Ocean
Apartment Ocean does not act as a real estate agent for you or any other user. The Company does not lease or rent, offer to lease or rent, or negotiate the lease of real property or otherwise aid or assist in the lease of real property. Apartment Ocean does not render legal, brokerage, or other professional advice or services to its customers (Renters or Properties).
Links to Third Party-Websites
The Services may include links to third-party products, services and Web sites, as well as materials provided by third parties. Apartment Ocean does not endorse, and takes no responsibility for such products, services, Web sites, and materials. You understand that Apartment Ocean has no obligation to, and generally does not, approve or monitor materials provided by third parties through the Services. Your dealings with any third party arising in connection with the Services are solely between you and such third party, and Apartment Ocean takes no responsibility for any damages or costs of any type arising out of or in any way connected with your dealings with these third parties.
Apartment Ocean puts great emphasis on accurate and complete information on the Site but Apartment Ocean assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information. All information on the Site is provided “as is” with all faults and “as available” without of warranty of any kind, either express or implied. Apartment Ocean hereby disclaims all warranties , express, statutory or implied, including without limitation, those of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, quiet enjoyment and non-infringement or arising from a course of dealing, usage or trade practice, except to the extent such disclaimers are held to be legally invalid.
Limitation of Liability
Apartment Ocean, its affiliates or any of their respective directors, employees, agents, contractors and third-party licensors, without limitation, in no event will be liable for any direct, indirect, special, punitive, consequential or incidental damages resulting from or caused by the Site, the software, content, the Data, these terms of service or otherwise, including, without limitation, damages resulting from negligence. You release Apartment Ocean, its affiliates and their respective directors, employees and agents from all liability related to any and all claims and demands you may assert against any third party arising out of the Services.
If a dispute arises between Apartment Ocean, we want to provide a cost effective means of resolving the dispute quickly. These Terms of Service are governed by the laws of the State of Iowa. You agree to submit to exclusive jurisdiction of any United States District Court or Iowa District Court sitting in Cedar Rapids, Iowa for any and all disputes, claims and actions arising from or in connection with the Services and/or these Terms of Service.
You agree to indemnify and hold Apartment Ocean, its affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents harmless from any cost, liability, charge, penalties, claim or demand, including reasonable attorney’s fees, court costs, and other costs of collection, made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of these Terms of Service, your use of the Services, your violation of any laws or the rights of a third party or incurred by us as a result of your default under this Agreement.