Terms & Conditions for Users
1.2″Website” refers to qatarrentals.qa.
1.4 You may not use the Website and may not accept these Terms if (a) you are not of eighteen (18) years of age, or (b) you are a person who is either barred or otherwise legally prohibited from receiving or using the Website under the laws of the country in which you are a resident or from which you access or use the Website.
1.5 These Terms are effective between you and us as of the date you accept these Terms, and you do so by default through the use of the Website.
2.1 Permission is granted to temporarily download copies of the materials (information or software) on the Website for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:
2.2 In accessing or using our Website you irrevocably agree and undertake to ensure that you will not:
2.3 We reserve the right to exercise whatever means we deem necessary to prevent unauthorised access to our use of the Website, including but not limited to, instituting technological barriers, or reporting your conduct to any person or entity.
2.4 This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by us at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.
3.1We are not an estate agency and we provide a service whereby agents may market and you may view property details (“Details”) together with other content hosted and developed by us. Agents and third parties are responsible for preparing the Details and fielding enquiries directly from you. We do not get involved in any communications between you and agents and we do not participate in any part of the transaction.
3.2 Details are hosted by us in good faith but are produced directly by agents and/or third parties and have not been verified by us. You are responsible for making your own enquiries and we provide no guarantee and accept no responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of any information contained within the Details.
3.3 You are responsible for checking, confirming and satisfying yourself as to the accuracy of any Details.
3.4 You are responsible for instructing a surveyor and/or obtaining legal advice before committing to any purchase.
3.5 You are responsible for ensuring that you act in good faith towards any other parties.
4.1In no event will we be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on the Website, even if one of our authorised representatives has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage.
4.2 We will not be liable for any loss or damage arising under or in connection with:
4.3 Unless we otherwise expressly agree in writing, you agree not to use our Website for any commercial or business purposes.
4.4 We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial of service attack or other technological harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programmes, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our Website or to your downloading of any content on it, or any website linked to it.
4.5 If you enquire about a property on this Website, you acknowledge and agree that your details will be sent by email directly to the agent, estate agent, landlord, developer marketing the property or properties you are enquiring about. We do not accept any liability for any subsequent communications that you receive directly from that estate agent, landlord or developer and/or any third party.
The materials appearing on the Website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. We do not warrant that any of the materials on its Website are accurate, complete, or current. We may make changes to the materials contained on the Website at any time without notice.
We strive to ensure that our Website and the services are available to you at all times but cannot guarantee that either the Website or the services will operate continuously, without interruptions or be fault free. On occasion, necessary maintenance or upgrade work requires us to make the Website and the services unavailable without notice, but we aim to keep downtime to a minimum. We accept no liability for any interruption or loss of service. We reserve the absolute right to alter, suspend or discontinue any part of our Website or the services, including your access to it.
Our Website may contain links, hyperlinks and pointers to third party products, services and/or websites that are not affiliated with Us. We have no control over the products, services or websites of these third parties and We do not guarantee or take responsibility for them. Our Website may also contain advertising from third parties and we are not responsible, nor do we make any warranties or representations for any misleading or inaccurate advertisements which are the sole responsibility of the advertiser.
Any links or advertisements on our Website should not be taken as an endorsement by us of any kind. Furthermore, our Website contains data provided by third parties and we accept no responsibility, nor do we make any warranties or representations for any inaccuracies in this material. You agree to release us from any claims or disputes of any kind arising from or in any way connected to such disputes with third parties.
By using the Website, you grant us an irrevocable, world-wide, royalty free license to commercialse, copy, license to other persons, use and adapt for any purpose any material you generate or submit to make use of the Website.
We do not warrant that the content, links, or sub-domains contained on, or associate with our Website will be available and accessible to you at all times. Information on our publications, posts, inserts, information, content should not be regarded as a substitute for professional legal, financial or real estate advice.
9.2 We may at any time, without liability to you, remove, alter or disable access to any or all of your Contributions in our sole discretion without prior notice to you. Without limiting the previous sentence, we may remove or disable access to any or all of your Contributions if we consider that:
9.3 To the extent that any Contributions are proprietary in nature, you grant us a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, transferable and irrevocable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, distribute, publish, create derivative works from and display and publicly perform your Contributions throughout the world in any medium, whether currently in existence or not.
9.4 You also grant each user of our Website the right to use your name or the name you submit with the Contribution, and, the right to represent and warrant that:
9.5 For any Contributions that you may retain moral rights in, you declare that:
9.6 You represent and warrant that:
10.1 Unless otherwise expressly stated, all contents of the Website are copyrights, trademarks, trade dress and/or other intellectual property owned, controlled or licensed by us, or one of our affiliates or by third parties who have licensed their materials to us and are protected by the applicable laws.
10.2 We, together with our suppliers and licensors expressly reserve all intellectual property rights in all text, programs, products, processes, technology, content and other materials, which appear on this Website. Access to this Website does not confer and shall not be considered as conferring upon anyone any license under any of our or any third party’s intellectual property rights. Any use of this Website or its contents, including copying or storing it or them in whole or part, other than for your own personal, non-commercial use, is prohibited without our permission. You may not modify, distribute or re-post anything on this Website for any purpose.
10.3 Our names and logos and all related product and service names, design marks and slogans are the trademarks or service marks of us or our licensors. No trademark or service mark license is granted in connection with the materials contained on this Website.
10.4 Access to this Website does not authorise anyone to use any name, logo or mark in any manner whatsoever.
11.1 When you use the Website or send emails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive electronically any communications related to your use of this Website. We will communicate with you by email or by posting notices on this Website. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that are provided to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. All notices from us intended for receipt by you shall be deemed delivered and effective when sent to the email address you provide on the Website for your account.
12.1 You agree to indemnify and hold us and our affiliates (and our officers, agents, partners and employees) against any and all loss, liability, claim or demand, including reasonable attorney’s fees, arising out of, or in connection with your use of and access to our Website or making Contributions not in accordance with the Terms.
The materials on our Website are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis and we make no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaim and negate all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, we do not warrant or make any representation concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on the Website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any site linked to this Website.
Real estate broker and developer clients who have subscribed to our call tracking service have elected to have their call enquires generated through the Website. Such calls may be tracked and recorded for training and customer service assessment purposes. You consent in advance to any such recording. We will remind you of our recording before each phone conversation.
15.2 If any term of the Agreement is or may become for any reason invalid or unenforceable at law, the validity and enforceability of the remainder will not be affected.
16.1 Qatarrentals.qa subscribers are licensed real estate brokers, developers and hotel apartment providers. Our advertisers are contractually obligated to only list properties that are available for sale or lease with the proper authority from the owner and all other required governing bodies. Properties listed on qatarrentals.qa should be a fair and accurate portrayal of the property itself and the proposed transaction. To report any suspected fraudulent or misleading property postings on our site please send us an email with the details to firstname.lastname@example.org
MEMBER TERMS & CONDITIONS
1.1 In these Member Terms and Conditions the following terms shall have the following meaning:
“we”, “our”, “us”, “qatarrentals.qa”, “Property Finder” means Qatarrentals.qa and its subsidiaries, employees, officers, agents, affiliates or assigned parties.
“you”, “your” or “the Client” means you, who is either a licensed real estate broker (i.e. an agent); a licensed real estate brokerage firm, developer and hotel apartment provider and a user of the Service.
“Content” means any and all content, listing details, pictures, videos, and other materials including property details and any intellectual property rights (including but not limited to trademarks, trade names, and logos), moral rights and or similar rights supplied or made available by, on behalf or on the instruction of you to us on the Website.
“Contract” means the Subscription Order (as defined below) and these Member Terms and Conditions.
“Exclusivity Form” means the standard form approved by us which must be signed by the property owner or the property owner’s representative granting you exclusive rights to market and rent or sell a specific property.
“Exclusivity Rights” means a agent with a valid Property Finder contract having provided us with a validly signed and dated Exclusivity Form.
“Fee” means the amount due to us by you under the Subscription Order.
“Membership” means your entitlement to the Services (under a Contract) subject to these conditions.
“Service” includes but is not limited to any of the following services for a member or a combination thereof depending on the membership package chosen in the Subscription Order:
“Subscription Order” means, as the case may be:
that you complete indicating the Service you request us to provide.
“Website” means qatarrentals.qa.
2.1 The Contract shall be between us and you. You acknowledge and agree that you have read, understood and agree to all the terms of the Contract when submitting the Subscription Order as follows:
2.2 If you are entering into the Contract on behalf of a company or any other legal person you warrant and represent you are authorised to enter into the Contract.
2.3 We reserve the right to reject any Subscription Order to provide any Service at our absolute discretion including but not limited to where we believe any of the following;
2.4 In the event of any conflict between these Member Terms and Conditions and the Subscription Order, these Member Terms and Conditions shall prevail.
2.5 The Contract is between us and you only and does not extend to cover any company or other legal person affiliated to you (including a subsidiary). No other company or legal person may use the Services under this Contract and must enter into a separate Contract with us.
2.6 If you wish to use a third party real estate CRM service solution provider to publish data on the Website using an XML feed with us, that third party must be on Propertyfinder’s pre-approved list of CRM providers, which can be obtained by contacting email@example.com (such Propertyfinder pre-approved CRM providers being a “CRM Provider”). The third-party CRM solution provider must expressly agree and comply to all terms and conditions as set forth by us for CRM Providers for use of such a feed. Any failure to comply with or breach of the terms and conditions for CRM Providers could result in a suspension of such feed, to be determined within our discretion. It is your responsibility to assure that your CRM provider is in compliance with all the terms of that agreement. A CRM provider who provides any CRM services will be deemed to have acknowledged and accepted the terms and conditions on our website for CRM Providers.
2.7 These Terms and Conditions were last updated on August 18, 2020. It is effective between you and us as of the date of you accepting these Terms and Conditions. For existing users, acceptance is made by continuing to use the website, after each update.
3.1 You warrant and represent that you will:
3.2 You must ensure that:
3.3 You acknowledge and agree that:
4.1 You warrant and represent that the Content:
4.2 You acknowledge and agree that:
5.1 Except as permitted by law, you may not terminate this Contract before the end of the contracted term under any circumstances.
5.2 Unless otherwise expressly stated in this Contract or terminated earlier in accordance with its terms, the term of your Contract will commence on the start date specified in the Subscription Order and continue for the period of either (a) six months; or (b) twelve (12) months as specified in the Subscription Order (“Term”).
5.3 Following the expiry of the Term your contract will expire unless you renew your Contract with us, in which case the terms and package may be subject to changes.
5.4 We may terminate this contract at any time for any reason provided that seven (7) days’ written notice has been provided to you. Should you continue to use the Service following termination of the contract, you shall remain liable for any and all costs incurred by you.
5.5 Without limiting our other rights, we may immediately sanction you, or suspend or limit the Service and/or temporarily remove details of any property, agent, or otherwise, uploaded by you to our Website and/or terminate this Contract if:
5.6 We may immediately remove a listing or any details of a listing that is subject to Exclusivity Rights of another agent.
5.7 Where payment obligations under your Contract are still owed by you, service shall still be provided, however limited, within our discretion, during the remainder of your Contract term.
5.8 Termination of this Contract pursuant to this clause does not relieve you of your obligations and liabilities pursuant to the Contract, including but not limited to Clauses 5, 7, and 8, and any further terms as may be provided at the time of this Contract and we reserve our right to enforce such obligations and liabilities in any event.
6.1 The Service will not be activated until full payment has been provided whether in cash, credit card payments, or postdated cheques or other forms of payment as stipulated by Subscription Order. You are liable for the costs incurred in this Contract from the “start date” which is specified in the Subscription Order or if no such date is specified from the date of acceptance, (which will be the date we receive your confirmation of the Subscription Order) if nothing is stated in your Subscription Order.
6.2 If you have elected to pay via credit card, then please note that the service shall only become activated once the first payment or the sole payment (in the event of a lump sum payment upon the Contract) has been received by us.
6.3 If payment via credit card on a monthly basis was elected, then you shall be required to provide us with 3 security cheques, with each cheque representing a pro rata amount of the total Contract amount.
6.4 The security cheques referenced in the provisions of this Clause shall be provided by you, prior to the expiry of the first month of the Contract. Failure to provide the security cheque(s) will result in the suspension of the Service, until such time that the security cheque(s) is provided to us.
6.5 In the event that any of the monthly credit card payments “bounces” and payment is not able to be made to us , then we shall give you notice in writing of the “bounced” payment and provide you until the end of that month to cure the “bounced” payment. At the expiry of the month, in the event that the “bounced” payment is not cured, then we shall present and cash the security cheque.
6.6 Please note that if the balance of the contract is less than the amount of the security cheque, we shall provide a refund to you, representing the difference between the security cheque and the outstanding balance of the contract.
6.7 Please note that any cheque issued by you that “bounces” due to insufficient funds or is rejected by the relevant financial institution for any other reason will incur a AED1000 administration fee payable to us within seven (7) days and we reserve the right to charge you our reasonable administration costs in dealing with any failed payments and/or costs in relation to pursuing outstanding amounts (including legal fees and expenses).
6.8 The current Fees for the Service are specified in your Subscription Order. We offer a number of different packages that vary in terms of price and services included. You may subscribe to any of these packages but switching, or addition of special conditions to, packages is at our sole discretion. If you wish to change package during your Subscription Order then we reserve the right to amend any such terms in the Subscription Order including but not limited to the Fees. Please be advised that a package can only be reduced to the extent that the total current fee for the Services that you have requested, is not reduced until the end of the current contract term. This does not prohibit packages from being varied, so long as the total value of the services subject to the change being requested is not below the total current fee for the Services being provided.
6.9In the event that the Government of Qatar elects to charge value added tax or other similar tax or duty (VAT) on the provision, sale or supply of any goods and/or services which are the subject matter of these Terms, we reserve the right, at our sole discretion, or if required by law, to add VAT at the appropriate rate for such goods and/ or services to any invoices issued under or in connection with these Terms from the relevant time and you acknowledge and accept that you shall pay and be solely liable for any such VAT in addition to the purchase price for such goods and services.
6.10 If your Membership has been suspended for any reason during the term of your Subscription Order you will still be liable to pay any Fee due to us regardless of you receiving the Services.
6.11 If your Membership has been terminated for any reason during the term of your Subscription Order, then you shall be bound to all payments due under the Subscription Order up to the point of termination. Liability for further payments under the Subscription Order shall be limited to a penalty payment in the amount of 50% of the outstanding balance of the Subscription Order.
6.12 We reserve the right to amend any terms in a Subscription Order, including package components and fees, provided that such amendments will not apply during the Term of any Contract entered into prior to the amendment. You are advised to print and retain a copy of these Member Terms and Conditions for your future reference.
7.1 Content posted on qatarrentals.qa, whether by credit card through the Website, or by cheque or bank transfer via a commercial contract is paid content (“Paid Content”) and must be paid for by the originator of the Content. The originator of the Paid Content has the right to a refund only if a duplicate transaction is received for any paid content on the Website. In this case, the duplicate portion of the payment will be refunded
7.2In the cases of fraudulent or disputed transactions the customer should refer to their credit card provider. In all instances of payments, the customer is liable for any levied charges by the bank(s) or the credit card clearance provider.
8.1 To the extent allowable under laws applicable in Qatar we:
8.2We will not be liable under the Contract to the extent that liability is caused by:
8.3You indemnify us and our officers, employees and agents (“those indemnified”) against any direct or consequential liabilities, losses, damages, expenses and costs (including legal expenses on a solicitor and own client basis) incurred or suffered by any of those indemnified as a result of any claim or proceedings brought by a third party against those indemnified in connection with any material generated by you in connection with the Service.
8.4 The Service and any functionality of the Service are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis and we make no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaim and negate all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, we do not warrant or make any representation concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the Service
9.1We may change these Member Terms and Conditions at any time on written notice. You acknowledge that our publishing of the amended version of the Terms and Conditions at this link on our website constitutes written notice to you of such changes. No delay or failure by us to enforce any provision of the Contract will be deemed a waiver or create a precedent or will prejudice our rights.
9.2 Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the Member Terms and Conditions we reserve the right to change the algorithm’s used in any Services and which may form part of the Contract at any time during the term of your Contract at our sole discretion.
9.3 We reserve the right to add any new products to the Services at any time. Your Contract will not include any such new products unless we both agree.
9.4 No delay or failure by us to enforce any provision of the Contract will be deemed a waiver or create a precedent or will prejudice our rights.
9.5 Any notice(s) must be sent by e-mail, prepaid post or facsimile to your or our last known address, in the English language.
9.6 You must not assign any part of the Service and/or your obligations set out in the Contract without our written consent.
9.7 This Contract is subject to and governed by the laws of Qatar.
9.8You submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of Qatar.
9.9 If any term of the Contract or becomes for any reason invalid or unenforceable at law, the validity and enforceability of the remainder will not be affected.