Website Terms & Conditions

This Terms of Use Agreement sets forth the standards of use of websites operated by the Plumbob Publishing LLC (Plumbob). By using the websites you (the 'User') agree to these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions of this agreement, you should immediately cease all usage of this website. We reserve the right, at any time, to modify, alter, or update the terms and conditions of this agreement without prior notice. Modifications shall become effective immediately upon being posted on the website. Your continued use of the Service after amendments are posted constitutes an acknowledgement and acceptance of the Agreement and its modifications. Except as provided in this paragraph, this Agreement may not be amended.

SERVICE DESCRIPTION - This websites is operated by Plumbob Publishing LLC (Plumbob) in cooperation with the Vacation Rental Industry Association (Plumbob and a Not-For-Profit Trade Group. The site provides content, information, services and communication for Users who must provide (1) all equipment necessary for their own Internet connection, including computer and modem and (2) provide for User's access to the Internet, and (3) pay any fees related with such connection.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES - The site is provided by Plumbob on an 'as is' and on an 'as available' basis. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, Plumbob makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, regarding the use or the results of this web site in terms of its correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. Plumbob shall have no liability for any interruptions in the use of this Website. Plumbob disclaims all warranties with regard to the information provided, including the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties; therefore the above-referenced exclusion is inapplicable.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY - Plumbob shall not be liable for any damages whatsoever, and in particular Plumbob shall not be liable for any damages whatsoever, and in particular Plumbob shall not be liable for any special, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages, or damages for lost profits, loss of revenue, or loss of use, arising out of or related to this website or the information contained in it, whether such damages arise in contract, negligence, tort, under statue, in equity, at low, or otherwise, even if Plumbob has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

INDEMNIFICATION - User agrees to indemnify and hold Plumbob, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs, made by any third party due to or arising out of User's use of the Service, the violation of this Agreement, or infringement by User, or other user of the Service using User's computer, of any intellectual property or any other right of any person or entity.

USER ACCOUNT - Users of the Service may receive a password and an account. Users are entirely responsible for any and all activities which occur under their account whether authorized or not authorized. User agrees to notify Plumbob of any unauthorized use of User's account or any other breach of security known or should be known to the User. User's right to use the Service is personal to the User. User agrees not to resell or make any commercial use of the Service without the express written consent of Plumbob.

CREDIT CARDS: User warrants that Credit Card ('Card') information is correct, that the card has sufficient available credit for all charges and that the Card will not be cancelled or charges dishonored or disputed with Guest's credit card issuer. Should the User's Card expire or be terminated while User has recurring charges due, user will provide Plumbob with the name, number and expiration date of a replacement card that can then be used as payment for User's charges.

SERVICE MODIFICATIONS AND INTERRUPTIONS - Plumbob reserves the right to modify or discontinue the Service with or without notice to the User. Plumbob shall not be liable to User or any third party should Plumbob exercise its right to modify or discontinue the Service. User acknowledges and accepts that Plumbob does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to our website and operation of our website may be interfered with or adversely affected by numerous factors or circumstances outside of our control.

THIRD PARTY SITES - Our website may include links to other sites on the Internet that are owned and operated by online merchants and other third parties. You acknowledge that we are not responsible for the availability of, or the content located on or through, any third-party site. You should contact the site administrator or webmaster for those third-party sites if you have any concerns regarding such links or the content located on such sites. Your use of those third-party sites is subject to the terms of use and privacy policies of each site, and we are not responsible therein. We encourage all Users to review said privacy policies of third-parties' sites.

VENDOR INFORMATION DISCLAIMER - Product specifications and other information have either been provided by the Vendors or collected from publicly available sources. While Plumbob makes every effort to ensure that the information on this website is accurate, we can make no representations or warranties as to the accuracy or reliability of any information provided on this website.

Plumbob makes no warranties or representations whatsoever with regard to any product provided or offered by any Vendor, and you acknowledge that any reliance on representations and warranties provided by any Vendor shall be at your own risk.

GOVERNING JURISDICTION - Our website is operated and provided in the State of Washington. As such, we are subject to the laws of the State Washington, and such laws will govern this Terms of Use, without giving effect to any choice of law rules. We make no representation that our website or other services are appropriate, legal or available for use in other locations. Accordingly, if you choose to access our site you agree to do so subject to the internal laws of the State of Washington. In the case of litigation, or past due charges, User will pay Plumbob's staff time charges for collection letters, faxes, emails, phone calls, meetings and court time, Late Charges, Damages, reasonable attorney's fees, pre and post judgment Interest at twelve percent (12%) per annum, attendant Court and other Costs and Expenses

COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS - User assumes all knowledge of applicable law and is responsible for compliance with any such laws. User may not use the Service in any way that violates applicable state, federal, or international laws, regulations or other government requirements. User further agrees not to transmit any material that encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law or regulation.

COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK - All content included or available on this site, including site design, text, graphics, interfaces, the selection and arrangements thereof and all content or information submitted by User is copyright by Plumbob with all rights reserved, and/or third parties protected by intellectual property rights. Any use of materials on the website, including reproduction for purposes other than those noted above, modification, distribution, or replication, any form of data extraction or data mining, or other commercial exploitation of any kind, without prior written permission of an authorized officer of Plumbob is strictly prohibited. Users agree that they will not use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy our web pages or the content contained therein without prior written permission of an authorized officer of Plumbob.

Plumbob and all website names are proprietary marks of Plumbob. They may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not provided by Plumbob, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits Plumbob.

All other trademarks, displayed on Plumbob websites are the trademarks of their respective owners, and constitute neither an endorsement nor a recommendation of those Vendors. In addition, such use of trademarks or links to the web sites of Vendors is not intended to imply, directly or indirectly, that those Vendors endorse or have any affiliation with Plumbob.

NOTIFICATION OF CLAIMED COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT - Pursuant to Section 512(c) of the Copyright Revision Act, as enacted through the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Plumbob websites designate the President of Plumbob as its agent for receipt of notifications of claimed copyright infringement, who can be reached at the address, phone and email posted on the footer of Plumbob websites.

BOTNETS - Plumbob retains the right, at our sole discretion, to terminate any accounts involved with botnets and related activities. If any hostnames are used as command and control points for botnets, Plumbob reserves the right to direct the involved hostnames to a honeypot, loopback address, logging facility, or any other destination at our discretion.

OTHER TERMS - If any provision of this Terms of Use Agreement shall be unlawful, void or unenforceable for any reason, the other provisions (and any partially-enforceable provision) shall not be affected thereby and shall remain valid and enforceable to the maximum possible extent. You agree that this Terms of Use Agreement and any other agreements referenced herein may be assigned by Plumbob, in our sole discretion, to a third party in the event of a merger or acquisition. This Terms of Use Agreement shall apply in addition to, and shall not be superseded by, any other written agreement between us in relation to your participation as a User. User agrees that by accepting this Terms of Use Agreement, User is consenting to the use and disclosure of their personally identifiable information and other practices described in our Privacy Policy Statement, if any.

Revised: 09/19/09