Terms of Use

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE.

Welcome to The Reinvestment Fund, a Pennsylvania nonprofit corporation ("TRF"), policymap.com website (the "Site"). The following terms of use ("Terms of Use") govern your use of this Site. Please periodically review these Terms of Use as TRF reserves the right to change these Terms of Use at any time and your continued usage of this Site after such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms of Use.

BY REGISTERING OR BECOMING A SUBSCRIBER OR BY ACCESSING, BROWSING, SAVING OR PRINTING ANY INFORMATION OR OTHERWISE USING THIS SITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD, AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF USE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THESE TERMS OF USE, YOU ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ACCESS, BROWSE OR OTHERWISE USE THIS SITE OR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN.

PROHIBITED SUBSCRIBERS TO HOME SALE DATA

Our suppliers may have placed restrictions on the redistribution of home sale information to certain subscribers through PolicyMap. As a result, PolicyMap is prohibited from providing home sale data to the companies listed below (unless authorized by our suppliers with prior written approval).

By accessing home sale data in PolicyMap, you acknowledge that you are not an employee of the following mortgage originating institutions: Countrywide Financial Corp., Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Washington Mutual, Chase Home Finance, Bank of America, CitiMortgage, Inc., GMAC-RFC, GMAC Residential Holdings, IndyMac Bancorp, Inc., Wachovia, American Home Mortgage Investment, Golden West Financial Corp./Wold, SunTrust Mortgage, Inc., National City Mortgage, Aurora Loan Services, Inc. (AA), PHH Mortgage, ABN Amro Mortgage, First Horizon Home Loans, GreenPoint Mortgage Funding, and MortgageIT. You also acknowledge that you are not an employee of one of the following companies: Acxiom, America Online (AOL), C&S Marketing, Choice Point, CoStar Group, Database America, DataQuick, Data Warehouse, Dolan Information Services, Domania, Donnelley, Experian, Equifax, Fidelity National Information Services (FNIS), First Data Solutions, FIServ, FNC, Google, Haines, InfoUSA, International Data Management (IDM), iPlace, Lending Tree, Lexis/Nexis, MacDonald-Detweiler, MicroGeneral Corporation, National Information Services, Polk, Seisint, Stewart Title/ Stewart Information, SW Financial, Thompason-West Group, TransUnion, US Search, Veros and Yahoo.

If you are an employee of one of the above listed companies and wish to become a PolicyMap subscriber with access to home sale data, please click here to contact TRF. We will approach our suppliers on your behalf.

STUDENT ACCESS TO POLICYMAP

If you purchase access to PolicyMap at a discounted student rate, you agree that you are a student actively enrolled in a high school, college or university program. As detailed further in this user agreement, you agree not to share your username or password with others. PolicyMap reserves the right to terminate your subscription, without reimbursement, if you violate any of these terms.

LIMITED LICENSE

TRF grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, limited license to access this Site. You are authorized to use all included data text, graphics, data search results and images, as well as all other information and materials available on this Site (the "Content") for your internal business purposes only, conditioned on your continued compliance with these Terms of Use. Any other use, reproduction, modification, distribution or republication of this Site or the Content without TRF.s prior written consent is strictly prohibited. You agree that when using this Site you will abide by and comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations.

The foregoing license grant does NOT include the right for you to:

  • Market, sell or make commercial use of the Site or any of its Content without the expressed written consent of TRF;
  • Systematically collect and use any data or Content including the use of any data spiders, robots, or similar data gathering, mining or extraction methods;
  • Make derivative uses of the Site or the Content; or
  • Use, frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any portion of this Site (including the images found at this Site or any text or the layout/design of any page or form contained on a page) without the expressed written consent of TRF.

Except for the limited license granted to you, you are not conveyed any other right or license by implication, estoppel, or otherwise in or under any patent, trademark, copyright, or proprietary right of TRF or any third party. Any unauthorized use of this Site or Content will terminate the permission or license granted by these Site Terms and may violate applicable law including copyright laws, trademark laws (including trade dress), and communications regulations and statutes.

You warrant that you shall not use the Site or its Content to develop any of the following or derivatives thereof for general commercial redistribution or sale: any models or analytics, including, but not limited to, predictive models (of any type), automated valuation models, analytics or other programs or algorithms. You agree and warrant that you shall not use any element or component of the Site to create, replace, supplement or enhance any title, legal, vesting, ownership or encumbrance report.

COPYRIGHT AND PROPRIETARY RIGHTS

This Site, all Content, and the selection and arrangement and compilation of information, and all software used on this Site (collectively "Materials") is TRF.s property or the property of TRF.s suppliers, sponsors, licensors or affiliates (collectively, "Business Partners"), and are protected by United States and international copyright law, trademark law, and trade secret law, as well as other laws, rules and regulations. TRF owns a copyright in this Site, in the Content, and the Material. Except as expressly provided herein, neither TRF nor TRF.s Business Partners grant any rights to you under any patents, copyrights, trademarks or trade secret information. Accordingly, unauthorized use of this Site, Content or Materials may violate patent laws, copyright laws, trademark laws, trade secret laws, laws pertaining to privacy and publicity rights or other laws or regulations.

All trade names, marks, logos, page headers, custom graphics and button icons are the service marks, trademarks, and/or trade dress of TRF or its licensors and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without TRF.s prior written permission. You may not use, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute or modify any of the Trademarks in any way, including in advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of materials on this Site, without TRF.s prior written consent. TRF prohibits the use of any metatags or any other "hidden text" utilizing any of the Trademarks without TRF.s prior written consent. TRF also prohibits the use of any of the Trademarks as a "hot" link on or to any other web site, unless TRF approves the establishment of such a link in advance.

ACCOUNT MAINTENANCE AND RESPONSIBILITY

Access to secured/password protected areas of this Site are restricted to registered users and subscribers hereinafter called "authorized users". To become an authorized user you must register or pay a fee to subscribe as determined by TRF depending on your selected subscription. By accessing any secured/password protected area of this Site, you represent, warrant and covenant that you are authorized to do so and to engage in the activities and communications that you conduct thereunder. You agree to be solely responsible for the confidentiality and use of your password or username, as well as for any activities or communications conducted on this Site using your password by yourself or any other person. Any registered user or subscriber found sharing their password will have their access to PolicyMap terminated immediately. Details regarding registration and subscription services can be found in the "Subscribe" section of the policymap.com web site.

If you wish to cancel a password or username, or if you become aware of any loss, theft or unauthorized use of a password or username, please notify TRF immediately. TRF reserves the right to delete or change any password or username at any time, should, in TRF.s judgment, a breach occur.

USER SUBMITTED CONTENT (exclusive of data)

You are solely responsible for any, comments, feedback, suggestions, ideas or other submissions that you post to this Site or send to other policymap.com users ("User Materials"). You may not submit, post, distribute, or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights. You may not submit any information, or material that infringes, misappropriates or violates the intellectual property, publicity, privacy or other rights of any party. You agree to not purposely provide false or misleading information on the Site.

All User Materials are considered to be non-confidential. By submitting any such User Materials, you automatically grant (or warrant that the owner of such User Materials has expressly granted) to TRF a royalty-free, transferable, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, nonexclusive right and license to use, reproduce, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display the User Materials in any media or medium, or any form, format, or forum now known or hereafter developed.

TRF does not and cannot review all User Materials posted to this Site and is not responsible for these User Materials or for their accuracy. However, TRF reserves the right to block or remove User Materials that TRF determines, in TRF.s sole discretion, to be (i) threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, inflammatory, or obscene, (ii) fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading, (iii) in violation of the copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property rights or other rights of another, (iv) in violation of any applicable local, state, Federal or international law or regulation, or (v) offensive or otherwise unacceptable. ANY MESSAGES, ADVICE, OPINIONS OR OTHER INFORMATION CONTAINED IN OR PROVIDED THROUGH THIS SITE SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS PROFESSIONAL ADVICE OR INSTRUCTION AND DOES NOT NECESSARILY REFLECT TRF.S OPINIONS OR THE OPINIONS OF TRF.S BUSINESS PARTNERS.

USE OF AERIAL VIEWS

By using Google aerial views displayed within PolicyMap, you are agreeing to be bound by Google's Terms of Use.

If you are a member of or working on behalf of the United States Government, your use or access to Google's Maps within PolicyMap are subject to Google's U.S. Government Restricted Rights. They read as follows: "U.S. Government Restricted Rights. If any Product is used or accessed by or on behalf of the United States government, such use or access is subject to the following provision. The Products and any related documentation are deemed "commercial computer software" and "commercial computer software documentation," respectively, within the meaning of the applicable civilian and military Federal acquisition regulations and any supplement thereto. If the user of the Product is an agency, department, employee, or other entity of the United States Government, the use, duplication, reproduction, release, modification, disclosure, or transfer of the Products, including technical data, manuals or other accompanying documentation, is restricted by the terms, conditions and covenants contained in the Google Maps/Google Earth Terms of Service and the Google Maps/Google Earth APIs Terms of Service. In accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation 12.212 for civilian agencies and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement 227.7202 for military agencies, use of the Products is further restricted by the Google Maps/Google Earth Terms of Service and the Google Maps/Google Earth APIs Terms of Service."

ZIP CODE BOUNDARIES

By using Maponics ZIP Code boundaries in PolicyMap, you are agreeing to Maponics Terms of Use. Any reproduction of these boundaries in printed format must retain the source and copyright information provided "ZIP Code Boundaries © Maponics 2010". See: http://www.maponics.com/products/gis-map-data/zip-code-boundaries/features

CONFIDENTIALITY ON THE INTERNET

Use of the Internet is solely at your own risk and is subject to all applicable laws, rules and regulations. TRF is not responsible for the security of any information transmitted over the Internet. You assume all risks in transmitting material to or from this Site and must make your own determination as to these matters.

TERMINATION

If you violate any provision of these Terms of Use, your permission to use this Site, the Content or the Materials shall automatically terminate. TRF may change, suspend or terminate your account or your use of all of part this Site at any time as TRF deems appropriate.

MODIFICATION

TRF reserves the right to modify or discontinue the Site, Content, Materials or any portion of either, or the offering of any information, good, Content or product with or without notice. TRF shall not be liable to you or any third party should TRF exercise its right to modify or discontinue the Service or part of it.

ADVERTISEMENTS AND LINKS TO OTHER SITES

TRF, in our sole discretion, may post the advertisements or other materials of third parties on this Site. Your correspondence or any other dealings with advertisers found on this Site are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that TRF shall not be responsible for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as a result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisements on this Site. Moreover, TRF shall not be responsible or liable for the statements or conduct of any such advertisers on this Site.

This Site may contain links to other web sites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an affiliation, endorsement or adoption by TRF of such linked web sites or the Content thereof. TRF is not responsible for the Content of any linked sites and does not make any representations regarding the Content or accuracy of materials on any linked sites. If you decide to access any linked site, you do so at your own risk. When leaving this Site you should be aware that TRF.s terms and policies may no longer govern, and, therefore, you should review the applicable terms, conditions and policies, including privacy and data-gathering practices, of each linked site.

DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT COMPLIANCE

TRF complies with the provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) applicable to Internet service providers (17 U.S.C. � 512). If you believe that your work has been copied and has been posted to this Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide TRF 's copyright agent the following written information:

  • An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
  • A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed upon;
  • A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site;
  • Your address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
  • A statement by you that you have a good-faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
  • A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
  • Before sending a notice to TRF, you should confirm that you are the copyright owner or have rights to the copyright which the DMCA requires. Contact information for TRF 's Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement is provided below.

Attn: DMCA Agent

TRF

DISCLAIMERS

YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THE SITE, THE CONTENT AND MATERIALS IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THIS SITE, THE CONTENT AND THE MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS-IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. TRF IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR PRINTING OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS.

NEITHER TRF NOR ANY OF TRF.S BUSINESS PARTNERS REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS, IF ANY, WILL BE CORRECTED; WHILE TRF AND ITS PARTNERS HAVE WORKED DILIGENTLY TO PROVIDE YOU WITH SOUND, ACCURATE AND REASONABLE DATA, NEITHER TRF NOR ITS BUSINESS PARTNERS MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, CURRENCY, QUALITY, PERFORMANCE OR SUITABILITY OF THIS SITE, DATA, CONTENT OR MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THIS SITE.

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, TRF AND EACH OF TRF.S BUSINESS PARTNERS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

IN THE EVENT OF ANY PROBLEM WITH THIS SITE, CONTENT OR MATERIALS YOU AGREE THAT YOUR SOLE REMEDY IS TO CEASE USING THIS SITE.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL TRF OR ANY OF TRF.S BUSINESS PARTNERS, OR ANY OF OUR OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR REPRESENTATIVES, OR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, TRANSMITTING OR DISTRIBUTING THIS SITE OR ANY PART THEREOF ("COVERED PARTIES"), BE LIABLE FOR ANY, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR SPECIAL DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SITE OR ANY CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH IT, WHETHER UNDER A THEORY OF BREACH OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF SUCH PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. In the event that TRF is liable for any damages arising in connection with this Site or any Content made available on or through it, the aggregate liability of TRF shall not exceed fifty percent (50%) of the amounts actually paid to TRF by you for your use of the Site and Content, if any, for the one-month period preceding the first event that gave rise to the claims.

APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SET FORTH ABOVE, SO THESE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

THE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SET FORTH IN THIS AGREEMENT ARE INDEPENDENT AND SHALL SURVIVE ANY FAILURE OF ANY REMEDY (EXCLUSIVE OR OTHERWISE).

INDEMNIFICATION AND WARRANTIES

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold TRF harmless from and against any claims, actions, demands, liabilities, losses or damages (including reasonable legal and accounting fees) arising out of or related to your use of this Site or the Content, any violation of these Terms of Use by you, or any violation of any rights of any person or entity by you. TRF shall provide notice to you promptly of any such claim, suit, or proceeding and shall reasonably cooperate with you, at your expense, in your defense of any such claim, suit or proceeding.

CHOICE OF LAW, WAIVER AND CLAIMS

These Terms of Use shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania without regard to its conflict of law provisions. All disputes that may arise between you and TRF shall be filed only in state or federal court located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and you hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts over any suit, action or proceeding arising out of these Terms of Use. TRF 's failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Use will not be deemed to be a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms of Use is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to modify such provision to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of these Terms of Use remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Services must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.

A printed version of these Terms of Use and of any related notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to these Terms of Use to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.

EVENTS BEYOND OUR CONTROL

You absolve and release TRF and its Business Partners from any claim of harm resulting from any cause beyond TRF.s control, including, but not limited to, failure of electronic or mechanical equipment or communication lines, telecommunications or other interconnect problems, computer viruses or other damaging code or data, unauthorized access, theft, operator errors, severe weather, earthquakes, natural disasters, strikes or other labor problems, wars, or governmental restrictions.

MISCELLANEOUS

You may not assign, transfer or delegate your rights or obligations hereunder, in whole or in part, without TRF.s prior written consent. These Terms of Use shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of each of us and our respective successors and permitted assigns.