Purdue Off-Campus Housing User Agreement

Please read this Purdue Off-Campus Housing User Agreement (“Agreement”) carefully before accessing the Off-Campus Housing Listing Website (“Website”). This Agreement governs your access to and use of the Website. If you do not agree to be bound by this Agreement, please refrain from using the Website. By using the Website and the Services, as defined below, offered in the Website, you consent to all of the provisions of this Agreement without limitation or qualification. As a precondition to your access to the Website, you must click on the “I Agree” button at the end of this document.

Overview of Website Services

The Website is a service operated by Purdue University as a resource to assist Purdue faculty, staff, and students. The Website allows individuals and entities to post rental property listings on the Website (“Landlords”). The Website information is provided to make Purdue faculty, staff, and students aware of off-campus living options (“Services”).

The Website is a University resource and all University policies, regulations, procedures and rules applicable to University information technology, which can be found at http://www.purdue.edu/policies (individually and collectively “Policies”), are incorporated herein by reference, including but not limited to the IT Resource Acceptable Use Policy, Privacy for Electronic Information Policy, University Copyright Policies, Disclosure of University Records in Connection with the “Access to Public Records” Act and in Response to Third-Party Subpoenas, Nondiscrimination Policy Statement, University Solicitation Policies, Posting Policies, and Regulations Governing Student Code of Conduct.

User Eligibility, Access, and License to Use the Website

The Website is available for Purdue faculty, staff, and students with their respective Purdue accounts (collectively “Users”). You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Purdue account user identification and password. You agree not to permit others to use your Purdue account, and you accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account and password.

On the condition that you comply with all obligations of this Agreement, Purdue grants you a limited, revocable, nonexclusive, nonassignable, nonsublicensable license and right to access and use the Website in accordance with this Agreement. You are solely responsible for the content that you post and share using the Website.

By using the Website, you specifically grant Purdue the right to use, modify, adapt, reproduce, distribute, and display content posted on the Website, to undertake any and all activities related to the normal operation, maintenance, and development of the Website, including but not limited to the logging of activity, monitoring of general usage patterns, and design and product improvement activities. This permission specifically extends to third parties that Purdue may contract with in order to provide this service.

Purdue may gather information about your use of the Website. This information may include, but is not limited to, your Purdue account authentication credentials, internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, activity logging, monitoring of usage patterns and click stream data. We use this information to improve the Website for you and to analyze trends, to administer the service, to track movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. Excepting third parties that Purdue may contract with in order to provide the Website, Purdue University does not disclose this information to any third party unless required by law, court order, or lawful subpoena.

Acceptable Use

You agree to and are responsible at all times for using the Website in a manner that is ethical, in accordance with any and all applicable Policies, and with applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulations. Further, you agree that you will not:

  1. Transmit, store, or upload any unlawful, threatening, libelous, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, profane, or otherwise objectionable content;
  2. Impersonate other parties or entities;
  3. Upload, store, email, or otherwise transmit any materials that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under a contractual relationship; or
  4. Discriminate based on race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability, or status as a veteran.
Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

Your use of the Website is provided “as is,” and at your own risk. PURDUE MAKES NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE WEBSITE SERVICES. PURDUE DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. PURDUE DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED.

Purdue will not be responsible for damages resulting from your use of the Website, including, but not limited to, loss or corruption of your data, harm to your computer system, or any other harm resulting from your use of this service. You agree that Purdue and its trustees, officers, directors, employees, agents, and representatives shall have no liability for any consequential, indirect, punitive, special or incidental damages, whether foreseeable or unforeseeable (including, but not limited to, claims for defamation, errors, loss of data, or interruption in availability of data) or loss of use, profit, revenue, or data to you or any third person arising out of or relating to your use of the Website.