Terms and Conditions of Use
This website (the “Website”) is owned and operated by GOBC Training Ltd. dba GOBC Real Estate School (the “Company,” “we,” “us,” or “our”). In consideration of your use of the Website and access to the products and services offered through the Website or otherwise (the “Products and Services”), you acknowledge, warrant, represent and agree as follows:
The use of the Website and the Products and Services is subject to the following terms and conditions of use, as amended from time to time (the “Terms”). The Terms are to be read together by you with any terms, conditions, or disclaimers provided in the pages of the Website.
- Ownership of Content:
The Company or third parties own all interest in and to the materials provided on or through the Website, including the “look and feel” of the Website (including its design, layout, colour combinations, button shapes and other graphical elements), information, course materials, documents, logos, graphics, sounds, page headers, button icons, service marks, trademarks, trade dress, and images (collectively, the “Materials”). We reserve any rights not expressly granted to you by these Terms.
- Access to and Use of the Website:
You are at least the age of majority in your jurisdiction of residence and are legally capable of entering into a binding contract. The Company grants you a limited, revocable, nonexclusive, non-transferable license to access the Website and use the Products and Services for your own personal use only. Except as expressly stated in the Terms, you are not granted any right or license, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, in or to any patent, trademark, copyright, or proprietary right of the Company or any third party, in connection with your use of the Website and any Materials provided by the Company or any third party on the Website. By accessing our Website or using our Products and Services in any way, you will:
- use the Website for legitimate purposes only;
- provide us with accurate personal information, such as your email address, mailing address, and other contact details to complete your order or contact you as needed; and
- abide by any posted guidelines for all our Products and Services, which may change from time to time.
- not use the Website, Products or Services to conduct any activity that constitutes or is in furtherance of a civil or criminal offence or violates any law;
- not copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute any Materials;
- not resell or make commercial use of the Website or any Materials;
- not attempt to interfere with the Website’s network or security features or to gain unauthorized access to our systems;
- not download or modify any portion of the Website;
- not access or try to access any computer system of the Company, its programs or its data that are not made available for public use;
- not use any data mining, robots, spiders, or similar data-gathering and extraction methods within the Website or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Website or its contents;
- not circumvent, disable or interfere with the security of the Website or features that prevent, limit or restrict use or copying of the Website or any Materials;
- not transmit any software or other materials containing viruses, worms, Trojan horses, defects, zip bombs, time bombs or other destructive or harmful items;
- not modify, adapt, sub-license, translate, sell, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any portion of the Website or attempt to derive any source code or underlying ideas or algorithms on the Website;
- not do anything that imposes or may impose, in our sole judgment, an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our (or our third-party providers’) infrastructure;
- not “frame” or “mirror” the Website or any part of it; or
- not make any derivative use of the Website or Materials.
These Terms remain in force and effect if you are a free trial user and/or a registered user/user of the Website. In the event of termination of any membership, service or feature, you are still bound by your obligations under the Terms, including any indemnifications, warranties and limitations of liability. We may refuse service to anyone, at any time, for any reason. After successfully passing their licensing examination, all students will be moved to the next phase of the services that we provide, if applicable, and will no longer have access to any course materials. We may impose additional rules or limits on the use of the Website.
- Suspension of the Website:
We may, in our sole discretion, and at any time, modify, discontinue, or suspend our operation of this Website, or any part thereof, temporarily or permanently, without notice to you, and we are not liable for the consequences of doing so. Modifications are effective when we publish revised Terms on the Website. Any use of the Website and the Products and Services by you after our publication of any such modifications constitutes your acceptance of the Terms, as modified, with regard to any additional use of the Website or additional purchase of Products and Services. You should periodically review the Terms for any modifications.
- Products and Services:
All purchases through the Website are subject to availability. We may, in our sole discretion, limit or cancel the quantities offered on the Website or limit the sales of our Products or Services to any person, household, geographic region, or jurisdiction. Prices for our Products and Services are subject to change without notice. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to refuse orders, including orders that appear to be placed by a person affiliated with a competitor business or educational institution. If we reasonably believe that you have made a false or fraudulent order, including an order for the sole purpose of misappropriating confidential information for the use of a competitor, we may cancel the order and inform the relevant authorities.
- Personal Information Protection Policy:
The Company’s Personal Information Protection Policy, as displayed on our Website, is part of these Terms. Please read it, because you agree that it applies to our collection and use of information from you.
- Purchasing Items Featured on the Website:
The Company takes reasonable precautions to try to ensure that any prices quoted on the Website are correct, and to describe the items available on the Website as accurately as possible. When ordering Products or Services featured on the Website, however, please note that we do not warrant that the Product and Service descriptions are accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. If a Product or Service described on the Website is not as described when you receive or use it, you should contact our customer service department at [email protected] or call 604-239-3575.
- Errors and Omissions:
We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information on the Website and if errors are discovered, we will use best efforts to correct them. We may revoke any stated offer to correct any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions, including after an order has been submitted, after it has been confirmed, or after your credit card has been charged. We do not undertake to update, modify, or clarify information on the Website, except as required by law.
- Cancellation and Refund Policy:
A course is non-refundable once payment is made and any extensions are chargeable at our normal rates. Extension options, granted at the Company’s sole discretion, are available if you require an extension of your online access.
- All Sales are Final:
We are not liable for any refund amount due to technical problems on your computer, including printer malfunction, inability to install Adobe Acrobat Reader or problems due to Internet connectivity.
- Content Disclaimer:
THE COMPANY AND ITS OWNERS, PRINCIPALS, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY CONSEQUENCE RELATING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY TO ANY ACTION OR INACTION YOU TAKE BASED ON THE INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, OR MATERIALS ON THE WEBSITE. WHILE WE STRIVE TO KEEP THE INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE AND ON THE FEATURED PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ACCURATE, COMPLETE, AND UP-TO-DATE, WE CANNOT GUARANTEE, AND ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR, ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS RELATED TO THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE AND IN PRODUCTS AND SERVICES FEATURED ON THE WEBSITE.
- Disclaimer of Warranties with Respect to Use of the Website and the Products and Services:
THE WEBSITE AND ALL PRODUCTS AND SERVICES FEATURED ON IT ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. EXCEPT AS SPECIFICALLY PROVIDED IN THE TERMS, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, THE COMPANY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WHILE THE COMPANY USES REASONABLE EFFORTS TO INCLUDE ACCURATE AND UP TO DATE INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE, THE COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE MEETS YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR THAT ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS, IF ANY, WILL BE CORRECTED. THE COMPANY MAKES NO WARRANTIES AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE WEBSITE OR THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES FEATURED ON IT, OR AS TO THE ACCURACY, QUALITY, OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE. ANY MATERIAL AND OR DATA DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE WEBSITE IS USED AT YOUR OWN RISK AND YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF SUCH MATERIAL AND DATA. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM THE COMPANY OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE CREATES ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN.
- Limitations of Liability and Damages:
THE COMPANY’S LEGAL LIABILITY, INCLUDING THE LIABILITY OF ITS AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS, FOR ANY CLAIM MADE BY YOU ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR PURCHASE OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OFFERED ON THE WEBSITE IS LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT YOU PAID TO THE COMPANY. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES ARE WE LIABLE FOR SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. Certain jurisdictions do not allow limitation of liability or the exclusion or limitation of certain damages. In such jurisdictions, some or all the above disclaimers, exclusions, or limitations may not apply to you, and our liability is limited to the maximum extent permitted by law.
- Compliance with Laws:
You will comply with all applicable federal, provincial and local laws, regulations, rules and ordinances regarding your use of the Website, including, laws regarding import/export of technical data by virtue of your online transmission.
You indemnify us and our officers, directors, agents, contractors, suppliers and employees from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and court costs, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Website or our Products and Services, your violation of the Terms, or your posting or transmission of any materials on or through the Website.
- Links to Third Party Sites:
The Website may link to other websites that are independent of the Company. These links are provided only as a convenience. We make no representation or warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or authenticity of the information contained in, or the products or services provided or sold by, any such site. You visit any such website at your own risk. The Company is not responsible for any loss or damage of any sort you may incur from dealing with such third-party website(s). Links to downloadable software sites are for convenience only, and we are not responsible or liable for any difficulties or consequences associated with downloading the software. Use of any downloaded software is governed by the terms of the license agreement, if any, which accompanies or is provided with the software.
- Enforcement of Rules and Policies:
We may investigate any reported violation of our policies or complaints and take any action that we deem appropriate, including issuing warnings or suspending or terminating your use of our Website. The Company is not liable to you or any third party for suspending or terminating your access to the Website, and you will not attempt to use the Website after any termination. We may report any activity that we suspect violates any law or regulation to the appropriate law enforcement officials or other third parties. To protect our rights, property, personal safety, and those rights, property and the personal safety of our users and viewers, and to ensure the integrity and operation of our business and systems, we may cooperate with any law enforcement request for information or documents, any administrative, civil or criminal subpoena, or any court order, and we may disclose your information (including user profile information (e.g. name, e-mail address, etc.)), IP addressing traffic information, and usage history regarding a user in connection with such circumstances.
- User Comments, Feedback, and Other Submissions:
You are responsible for the information, profiles, opinions, messages, comments, and any other content (collectively, the “Content”) that you post, distribute, or share on or through the Website or services available in connection with the Website, including its accuracy and legality. We may edit, adapt, modify, re-create, publish and distribute any Content submitted by you in response to our request for a specific submission. We are under no obligation to maintain any Content in confidence, to pay compensation for any Content, or to respond to any Content. You will not post, distribute, or share any Content on the Website that is protected by copyright or any other intellectual property right without the express written consent of the owner of such right. Your Content will not be unlawful, abusive, or obscene, nor will it contain any malware or computer virus that could affect the Website’s operations. We may terminate your ability to post on the Website and remove any Content that we deem objectionable. You consent to and waive any claim against us for the removal of such Content.
- Technical Support:
If you encounter a technical problem printing or accessing your completed application, or some other problem, our customer service representatives may be able to help. If you ask a customer service representative to remotely control your computer to try to resolve your problem, the Company is not liable for any technical problems that may persist or arise with your computer after doing so.
- Violation of Terms:
Violation of these Terms may result in the automatic termination, without notice, of your license to access the Website. The Products and Services offered by the Company have been prepared, compiled, updated and maintained over time at great expense and are proprietary to or licensed by the Company. They are for legitimate students only with no affiliation to a business or educational institution providing products and services like those of the Company. A person is “affiliated” with a business or educational institution providing products and services like those of the Company if the person, directly or indirectly, either alone or in partnership or in conjunction with any person, firm, syndicate, association or any other entity or group, whether as principal, agent, shareholder, consultant or in any capacity or manner whatsoever is employed by, owns, provides services to, manages, operates or benefits in any way from such a business or educational institution. If you misrepresent your affiliation with a competitor business or educational institution, you are liable to civil and criminal prosecution to the fullest extent of the law and, if found liable in a civil proceeding by a court of competent jurisdiction, you agree to pay liquidated damages of $100,000, plus the costs of the proceeding on a solicitor and his own client basis. If you breach these Terms, the Company is, in addition to all other available remedies, entitled to the equitable remedies of a temporary restraining order, preliminary and/or permanent injunction.
The Terms and any documents expressly referred to in them represent the entire agreement between you and us in relation to the subject matter of the Terms and supersede any prior agreement, understanding, or arrangement between you and us, whether oral or in writing. Both you and we acknowledge that, in entering into these Terms, neither you nor we have relied on any representation, undertaking or promise given by the other or implied from anything said or written between you and us before such Terms, except as expressly stated in the Terms. The Company’s failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. A waiver by us of any default does not constitute a waiver of any subsequent default. No waiver by us is effective unless it is communicated to you in writing. The Terms do not limit our rights under intellectual property or other laws. The Company’s employees are not authorized to modify the Terms, or to make any additional representations, commitments, or warranties binding on the Company, except in writing signed by an authorized signatory of the Company. If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid, the other provisions of the Terms remain effective.
- have carefully read and considered these Terms and fully understand its contents,
- consent to these Terms of your own free will, based upon your own judgment and without any coercion or fear of retaliation, and
- have had a chance to consult independent legal counsel with respect to these Terms.
Any disputes arising out of or relating to the Terms, the Personal Information Protection Policy, use of the Website, or our Products or Services offered on the Website must be resolved under the laws of British Columbia and the laws of Canada enforceable in British Columbia without regard to conflict of law rules. Any disputes, actions, or proceedings relating to the Terms or your access to or use of the Website must be brought before the courts of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia, and you irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of such courts.