TERMS OF SERVICE
Updated October 5, 2017
Welcome to Christina Development Corporation’s technology platform. The platform and network (collectively, the “Service” or “Services”) are operated by Christina Development Corporation, a California corporation (the “Company,” “we,” or “us”). By accessing or using our web site at www.invest.christinadevelopment.com, including any subdomain thereof (the “Site”), you signify that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by these Terms of Service (“Terms of Service”), regardless of whether you are a registered member of the Service. If you do not agree to these Terms of Service, then do not use the Site.
These Terms of Service are effective as of the date posted above and we will not be bound by any additional or different terms on other documents that are inconsistent with these terms. Company may modify or update these Terms of Service at any time by posting the amended terms on the Site and such terms shall be effective for all use of the Site and Services once they are posted. Your continued access of the Site and/or use of the Services provided on the Site following the posting of any additional or different terms in the Terms of Service constitutes your acceptance of those additional or different terms. Company, in its sole discretion, may also add, delete or change some or all of the features of the Site or Company’s Services at any time.
In addition to these Terms of Service, you may enter into other agreements with us or others that will govern your use of the Service or related services offered by us or others. If there is any contradiction between these Terms of Service and another agreement you enter into applicable to specific aspects of the Service, the other agreement shall take precedence in relation to the specific aspects of the Service to which it applies. As used herein, “User” or “Users” means anyone who accesses and/or uses the Site.
- Description of the Services
Subject to the terms and conditions specified herein, Company offers the Services to provide information regarding investment opportunities in real estate to eligible Users. Access to the Services is password protected and is restricted to Users who register through the Site and subscribe to the Services
- Registration Obligation
You will be directed on one or more occasions to register with the Site and create a customer account or otherwise provide Company with certain information about yourself and your company (as applicable) (“Registration Data”). On registering with the Site, You will obtain a confidential user ID and password (collectively, “Password”) for your individual use that must be used to access and use the Services. Only registered users may access the Site and Services.
You agree by registering: (i) to these Terms of Service; (ii) to provide true, accurate, current and complete Registration Data, (iii) to maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete, (iv) for security reasons, to maintain the confidentiality of any Password obtained by you, (v) to not allow any other party to use your Password(s); (vi) to ensure that you properly exit from your account at the end of each session and to immediately notify Company of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security; and (vii) to take full responsibility for all activities that occur under any customer account created for your use.
Company is not responsible for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with the foregoing requirements. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or if Company has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Company may suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Services (or any portion thereof). By submitting your information through the Site for purposes of registration, you grant Company a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, transmit, and display this information in connection with Company’s performance of the Services for you.
This Site is intended solely for Users who are eighteen (18) years of age or older, and any registration by, use of or access to the Site by anyone under 18 is unauthorized, unlicensed and in violation of these Terms of Service. By using the Service or the Site, you represent and warrant that you are 18 or older and that you agree to and abide by all of the terms and conditions of these Terms of Service. If you violate any of these Terms of Service, or otherwise violate an agreement between you and us, or for any other reason, the Company may terminate your membership, delete your profile and any content or information that you have posted on the Site and/or prohibit you from using or accessing the Service or the Site (or any portion, aspect or feature of the Service or the Site), at any time in its sole discretion, with or without notice, including without limitation if it believes that you are under 18. You agree that the Company will not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your membership.
The portion of our Service (and certain pages of the Site) that relate to the viewing of actual investment opportunities or to making investments in the securities offered therein are available only to certain qualified, registered and authorized users. Such portions of our Service and the Site may thus not be available in all jurisdictions or to all Users. For further information please see Important Information and Disclosures, the terms of which are hereby incorporated fully by reference.
- Proprietary Rights
Company retains all right, title and interest in and to the Services, as well as all data, information, content and materials provided on the Services. Company further retains all right, title and interest in and to the business processes, procedures, methods and techniques used within the Services and all patent rights, copyright rights, trademark rights, trade secret rights and other intellectual property and proprietary rights therein existing anywhere in the world (“Intellectual Property”) to such Services. All content on the Site, including but not limited to designs, text, graphics, pictures, video, information, software, music, sound and other files, and their selection and arrangement (the “Site Content“), are our proprietary property with all rights reserved. No Site Content may be modified, copied, distributed, framed, reproduced, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted, transmitted, or sold in any form or by any means, in whole or in part, without our prior written permission, except that, if you are eligible for use of the Site, you are granted a limited license to access and use the Site and to download or print a copy of any portion of the Site Content solely for your personal use, provided that you keep such portions confidential and all copyright or other proprietary notices intact. You may not republish Site Content on any internet, intranet or extranet site or incorporate the information in any other database or compilation, and any other use of the Site Content is strictly prohibited. Any use of the Site or the Site Content other than as specifically authorized herein, without the prior written permission of the Company, is strictly prohibited and will terminate the license granted herein. Such unauthorized use may also violate applicable laws including without limitation copyright and trademark laws and applicable communications regulations and statutes. Unless explicitly stated herein, nothing in these Terms of Service shall be construed as conferring any license to intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication or otherwise. This license is revocable by us at any time without notice and with or without cause.
- Prohibited Conduct
Our Site contains confidential information (“Confidential Information”), much of which pertains to the investments listed on our platform. Confidential Information includes all technical and non-technical data. You agree that all Confidential Information will be kept in confidence and that you will only use the Confidential Information for the purposes for which it was disclosed. To the extent applicable, you will not modify, reverse engineer, decompile, create other works from, or disassemble any such Confidential Information unless otherwise specified in writing by the disclosing party. These restrictions will not apply to Confidential Information to the extent it (a) was in the public domain at the time of disclosure; (b) became publically available after disclosure without breach of this agreement; (c) was lawfully received from a third party without such restrictions; (d) was known to you without such restrictions prior to your access to it via our Site; (e) was independently developed by you without breach of this agreement; (f) was generally made available to third parties by the Company without such restriction; or (g) is required by applicable law.
You agree to use the Site and Service only for purposes that are legal, proper and in accordance with these Terms and any applicable law, rules or regulations. You may not:
- use the Service in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Service, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Service;
- attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site, the Service, or the computer systems or networks connected to the Service through hacking, password mining or any other means;
- create user accounts by automated means or under false or fraudulent pretenses;
- utilize any data provided on the Site (including third-party provided data) for purposes other than evaluating investment opportunities;
- transmit any viruses, worms, defects, Trojan horses, or any items of a destructive nature;
- defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others;
- upload, post, email or transmit, or otherwise make available through the Service any inappropriate, defamatory, infringing, obscene, or unlawful content;
- upload, post, email or transmit, or otherwise make available through the Service any content that infringes any patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret or other proprietary right of any party, unless you are the owner of such rights or have the permission of the owner to post such content;
- upload, post, email or transmit, or otherwise make available through the Service any materials that promote pyramid schemes, chain letters or disruptive commercial messages or advertisements, or anything else prohibited by law;
- run Mail list, Listserv, or any form of auto-responder or “spam” on the Service;
- use manual or automated software, devices, or other processes to “crawl” or “spider” any page of the Site, including to engage in the practices of “screen scraping,” “database scraping” or any other activity with the purpose of obtaining content or other information;
- interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Service or any activities conducted on the Service, including to utilize framing techniques to enclose any Content or other proprietary information, place pop-up windows over the Site’s pages, or otherwise affect the display of the Site’s pages;
- download any file posted by another user that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner;
- impersonate another person or entity, or falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of any materials;
- remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices contained in or on the Service;
- use any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application, or other device to retrieve or index any portion of the Service or collect information about its Users for any unauthorized purpose;
- submit content that falsely expresses or implies that such content is sponsored or endorsed by the Company, any of its affiliates or any third parties;
- use the Service for any illegal or unauthorized purpose (including, without limitation, in violation of any United States federal and state securities or blue sky laws or regulations, securities exchange or self-regulatory organization’s rules or regulations, or equivalent laws or regulations in foreign jurisdictions);
- promote or provide instructional information about illegal activities or promote physical harm or injury against any group or individual;
- share or disclose with anyone any information obtained through the Service about any investment offerings; or
- use the Service for any commercial purpose whatsoever other than for your personal use, including (without limitation) soliciting other users for investments of any kind, offering or selling any products or services of any kind, and making investment recommendations to other users.
- Linked Sites
- Consent to Electronic Transactions and Disclosures
Because Christina operates largely on the Internet, it is necessary for you to consent to transact business with us online and electronically. Before you decide to do business electronically with Christina, you must satisfy the following computer hardware and software requirements: access to the Internet; an email account and related software capable of receiving email through the Internet; a web browser which is SSL-compliant and supports secure sessions, such as Internet Explorer 5.0 or above and Netscape Navigator 6.0 or above, or the equivalent software; and hardware capable of running this software.
Christina generally receives all payments, and make all disbursements, through electronic funds transfers (ACH transfers) using the bank (or other financial institution) account information you provide to us. You authorize such bank or other financial account to pay any amounts described herein, and authorize Christina to make any and all investment disbursements, to such account. You agree to provide Christina updated information regarding your bank or other account upon Christina’s request and at any time that the information earlier provided is no longer valid.
As part of doing business with Christina, you must also consent to our giving you certain disclosures electronically, either via our Site or to the email address you provide to us. By agreeing to the Terms of Service, you agree to receive electronically all documents, communications, notices, contracts, and agreements, including any IRS Form 1099 or other tax forms, schedules or information statements, arising from or relating to your registration as an investor on our Site, any investments you may make, your use of this Service, and the servicing of any investment you may make (each, a “Disclosure”), from Christina, or any service provider we may use. An IRS Form 1099 refers to any Form 1099 or other Form, Schedule or information statement, including corrections of such documents, required to be provided pursuant to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service rules and regulations and that may be provided electronically (each, an “IRS Form 1099”). The decision to do business with Christina electronically is yours. This document informs you of your rights concerning Disclosures.
Your consent to receive Disclosures and transact business electronically, and our agreement to do so, applies to any transactions to which such Disclosures relate. Your consent will remain in effect for so long as you are a User and, if you are no longer a User, will continue until such a time as all Disclosures relevant to transactions that occurred while you were a User have been made.
You may not withdraw such consent as long as you have outstanding any investments made through the Site. If you have no outstanding investments made through the site and wish to withdraw consent to doing business electronically, we will terminate your registered user account with us.
You also expressly consent to receiving calls and messages, including auto-dialed and pre-recorded message calls, and SMS messages (including text messages) from us, our affiliates, our agents and others calling at our or their request or on our or their behalf, at any telephone numbers that you have provided or may provide in the future (including any cellular telephone numbers). Your cellular or mobile telephone provider will charge you according to the type of plan you carry.
If you are accessing our site and the Disclosures electronically via a mobile device (such as a smart phone, tablet, and the like), in addition to the above requirements you must make sure that you have software on your mobile device that allows you to print and save the Disclosures presented to you during the application process. These applications can be found for most mobile devices in the device’s respective “app store”. If you do not have these capabilities on your mobile device, please access our site through a device that provides these capabilities.
You understand that the processing and transmission of communications relating to the use of the Site or the Services, including your data, may involve transmissions over various networks and changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting to various networks or devices. Therefore, you agree that Company will not be liable for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure to store any data, information or content transmitted by you through the Site.
COMPANY PROVIDES THE SITE AND THE SERVICES ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OR CONDITION, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, COMPANY SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
Company makes no representation or warranty that (i) the Site or the Services will meet your expectations or requirements, (ii) the Site or the Services will be uninterrupted, timely, accurate, secure, complete or error-free, (iii) any results or information that may be obtained from the use of the Site or the Services will be accurate, timely, complete or reliable and (iv) any errors in any software used on the Site or in connection with the Services will be corrected. Operation of the Site may be interfered with by numerous factors outside of Company’s control including, but not limited to, telecommunications network disruptions. Company is not responsible and will have no liability for any failures of the Internet or any data or telecommunications equipment, system or network used in connection with the Site or the Services.
While we have endeavored to create a secure and reliable Site, the Company is not responsible for the security of information transmitted via the Internet, the accuracy of the information contained on the Site, or for the consequences of any reliance on such information. You must make your own determination as to these matters. The Company and its affiliates shall not be liable for damages as a result of any delay or other failure of performance due to causes beyond its reasonable control including, without limitation, acts of God, acts of customer or any of its representatives, acts of military or civil authorities, fire or other casualty, strikes, lockouts, weather, epidemic, war, riot, terrorism, telecommunications interruptions or computer viruses. The Site may be temporarily unavailable from time to time for maintenance or other reasons.
- Limitation on Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL COMPANY, ITS AFFILIATES OR ITS LICENSORS, TOGETHER WITH THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS AND SHAREHOLDERS, BE LIABLE WITH RESPECT TO ANY SUBJECT MATTER OF THIS AGREEMENT (HOWEVER ARISING, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) FOR (I) ANY LOST OR CORRUPTED DATA, LOST PROFITS OR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, EVEN IF COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR (II) THE COST OF PROCURING SUBSTITUTE GOODS, SERVICES OR TECHNOLOGY. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS SHALL ONLY APPLY TO THE EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, COMPANY’S AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY IN ANY CIRCUMSTANCE IS LIMITED TO THE GREATER OF (A) THE AGGREGATE OF THE FEES PAID BY YOU OR YOUR COMPANY FOR THE SERVICES DURING THE TWELVE (12) MONTH PERIOD IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE DATE THAT ANY CLAIM ARISES OR (B) $100.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Company and its affiliates, together with their respective employees, agents, directors, officers and shareholders, harmless from and against all liabilities, losses, claims, damages, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs) arising out of (i) your use or misuse of the Site or the Services, (ii) your breach or alleged breach of these Terms of Service, and (iii) your violation of any law, rule, regulation or rights of others in connection with your use of the Site or the Services.
You agree that Company, in its sole discretion and without prior notice or liability to you, may issue a warning, temporarily suspend, indefinitely suspend, or terminate your account, at our sole discretion, for any reason, whether with or without cause or warning, and without liability. In the event of termination of your account, the Company may delete and/or store, in its discretion, data associate with your use of the Site. In the event of termination, the Company has no further obligations to you.
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Company with respect to your access and use of the Site and the Services and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous agreements between you and Company. If any of the provisions of this Agreement is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, then that provision will be construed in a manner consistent with applicable laws to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect. The failure of Company to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. The provisions of Sections 2-5 and 7-13 shall survive any termination of these Terms of Service.
This Site is targeted at and intended for visitors residing in the United States. Given the global nature of the Internet, however, the Site may be accessed by visitors residing outside of the United States. We make no representations or warranties that the Site is appropriate or available for use in countries outside of the United States. Visitors who choose to access the Site from outside of the United States do so at their own initiative and are not responsible for compliance with any and all local laws and regulations that may apply to such access.
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in these Terms of Service, in no event shall anything in these Terms of Service be deemed to be a waiver, and we will not assert there has been a waiver, that would be impermissible under Section 14 of the Securities Act of 1933, Section 29(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, or any other applicable provision of federal and state securities laws.
The laws applicable to the interpretation of this Agreement shall be the laws of the State of California, and applicable federal law, without regard to any conflict of law provisions. You agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located within the county of Los Angeles, California. You also agree that, in the event any dispute or claim arises out of or relating to your use of the Site or the Services, that you and Company will attempt in good faith to negotiate a written resolution of the matter directly between the parties. You agree that if the matter remains unsettled for forty-five (45) days after notification (via certified mail or personal delivery) that a dispute exists, all parties shall join in mediation services in Los Angeles, California with a mutually agreed mediator to settle the dispute. Should you file any arbitration claims, administrative or legal actions without first having attempted to resolve the matter by mediation, then you will not be entitled to recover attorney’s fees, even if you would otherwise be entitled to them.
The Company may assign these Terms of Service at any time to a subsidiary or parent company or to a successor to its business as part of a merger or sale of substantially all of its assets. You may not assign or transfer these Terms of Service. If any provision of this Terms of Service is held to be unenforceable for any reason, the remaining provisions will be unaffected and remain in full force and effect.
For any questions or comments, or to report violations of this agreement, including receipt of spam from a user, contact the Company at: firstname.lastname@example.org with “Terms of Service” in the subject line of your email.