Terms and Conditions

Terms of Service for Renters and buyers

Please read carefully before using this website.

Welcome to Beirut Living and its apartment rental/sale services for renters and brokers (www.beirut-living.com). The Site is owned by Beirut Living, (“Beirut Living”, “we,” “us,” or “our”). BY READING OR BY USING THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF SERVICE. If you do not accept these Terms of Service, you are not authorized to use the Site.

1. Our Agreement

You are subscribing to use the Site as a renter. Your use of the Site is governed by these Terms of Service. By using the Site, you also agree to the Privacy Policy. Portions of the Site may have additional terms posted, which you must accept and observe in order to use those portions of the Site. These Terms of Service, along with the Privacy Policy and additional terms of the Site, make up the entire agreement between you and Beirut Living with respect to the Site, including all services offered through the Site, and supersedes prior agreements between you and Beirut-Living.

2. Modifications

Beirut Living may modify these Terms of Service at any time by posting the modified Terms of Service on the Site or by notifying you by e-mail, at our option. All changes will be effective upon our posting or sending the e-mail and will only affect your use of the Site after the effective date of the change, unless we say otherwise in the notice. You are encouraged to regularly visit these Terms of Service on the Site. Your use of the Site after we provide notice of changes will be considered your agreement to those changes.

The Site is continually under development, and changes to it, including adding or deleting services and/or features, may be made at any time. Beirut Living will not be liable to you or to anyone else for any modifications to the Site. Your sole recourse for any modifications is to terminate your use of the Site.

3. Your Registration Information and Obligations

By registering as a renter subscriber to the Site, you certify that: (a) you are at least 18 years of age; and (b) you have provided (and you will maintain and update) true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by our registration form, including but not limited to your income (such information being the “Registration Data”). If any information you provide is (or we suspect may be) untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Beirut Living has the right to immediately suspend or terminate your account and refuse further use by you of the Site.

WE EXPLICITLY DISCLAIM LIABILITY FOR ANY AND ALL LOSSES AND DAMAGES ARISING FROM YOUR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS SECTION.

4. Use of the Site

Subject to your full compliance with these Terms of Service, you may access and use the Site for your own personal purposes in finding an apartment to rent or buy. All rights not expressly granted are reserved by Beirut Living and its suppliers and licensors. Except as expressly authorized by Beirut Living, you may not use the Site, or any part of it, for any commercial purposes.

You agree not to access the Site by any means other than through the browser interface we provide – any automated means of accessing the Site, including through use of scripts, robots or web crawlers, is prohibited.

5. Our Proprietary Rights

The Site contains proprietary and confidential information that is available only to  subscribers and is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. The content on the Site, including text, information, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, interactive features and the like (collectively, “Materials”) and the trademarks, service marks and logos on the Site (“Marks”), are owned by or licensed to Beirut Living, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under Lebanon and foreign laws and international conventions.

6. Prohibited Activities

You agree that you will not, nor will you permit any third party to:

(a) modify, copy or create derivative works of the Site or any Materials, or use the Site, or any part of it, in connection with a competitive product or service;

(b) attempt to access, download, decompile or reverse engineer the software and technology through which Beirut-Living provides the Site;

(c) except with Beirut Living’ prior express permission, create Internet “links” to the Site or “frame” or “mirror” the Site (or any portion of it) on any other server or wireless or Internet-based device;

(d) attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site or use any unauthorized means to modify or reroute the Site (or attempt to do so), including by robots, spiders or other automated device, process or means to access any portion of the Site, or to disable or circumvent any technological measure we use to control or limit access or to protect our rights;

(e) use the Site and its services in any manner which could damage, disable or overburden the Site or interfere with anyone else’s authorized use and enjoyment of the Site, or send or store material containing software viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other harmful code;

(f) use the Site for an illegal purpose or to induce or encourage illegal activities, or

(g) post any content (including any reviews of brokers or landlords), or engage in behavior or otherwise use the Site in a manner, that is harassing, infringing, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, harmful, threatening, fraudulent, deceptive, obscene, or otherwise unlawful or tortuous, or that would give rise to civil liability. You may not remove, deface or obscure any of our or our providers’, suppliers’ or licensors’ copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices on, in or associated with the Site.

7. Other Subscribers and Third Parties

The Site is used by other renter subscribers and by brokers. The manner in which we may disclose information about you to broker and others is provided in the Privacy Policy. We require every broker to be bound by terms of service in which the broker agrees to maintain the confidentiality of your personal information in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

Beirut Living is in no way liable for the actions of any subscribers or other users of the Site, or for the contents of any third party web sites. The opinions expressed by subscribers and other users do not necessarily represent those of Beirut Living, nor is Beirut Living responsible in any way for the words or actions of such persons or entities. In particular, you are solely responsible for determining whether to accept any contact provided by a broker subscriber and whether to provide your contact information to such subscriber, and for any and all interactions and transactions with such subscriber.

8. Refusal and Termination of Services

Beirut Living reserves the right to refuse service, or to terminate service, to any subscriber or other user at any time and for any reason, including but not limited to for any violation of these Terms of Service.

You may terminate your use of the Site and its services at any time.

9. Disclaimer of Warranties

THE SITE, INCLUDING ALL SERVICES, IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, AND WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT (A) THE SITE WILL BE ERROR-FREE, UNINTERRUPTED OR SECURE, (B) DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, (C) YOUR USE OF THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR (D) ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION ON THE SITE IS CORRECT, RELIABLE, CURRENT OR COMPLETE.

NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, YOU OBTAINED THROUGH OR FROM THE SITE OR FROM ANY AGENT OF BEIRUT LIVING CREATES ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THESE TERMS OF SERVICE.

10. Limitations of Liability

YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND ALL OF ITS SERVICES IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. As part of this assumption of risk, you acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for evaluating the legitimacy, accuracy and quality of broker’s or landlord’s contacts and/or listing information.

TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL BEIRUT LIVING OR ANY OF ITS LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS, AGENTS OR SERVICE PROVIDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE OR SERVICES, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

In any event, if the above limitations and exclusions are not enforceable or do not apply, Beirut Living’ aggregate liability otherwise in connection with the Site and its services shall not exceed the amounts, if any, actually paid by you to Beirut Living for the Site and its services in the 12-month period prior to the event giving rise to such liability.

11. Exclusions and Limitations

SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

THE EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY IN THESE TERMS OF USE WILL APPLY NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY.

12. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold Beirut Living, its employees, suppliers, licensors and agents (and its and their successors, officers, directors and employees) harmless from and against any and all claims, demands, costs, liabilities, judgments, losses, expenses and damages (including attorneys’ fees) in connection with your use of the Site, including any of its services.

13. Governing Law; Dispute Resolution

These Terms of Service will be governed in accordance with the laws of the District of Beirut – Lebanon, without regard to its principles of conflict of laws. You agree that the terms of the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act, to the extent applicable to the Site and your access and use thereof, if at all, does not apply to these Terms of Service.

However, if either you or Beirut Living makes a good faith determination that a temporary restraining order or other injunctive relief is the only appropriate and adequate remedy for a breach of these Terms of Service by the other (including infringement of intellectual or proprietary rights), such action may proceed without first resorting to arbitration.

14. Electronic Communications

You agree that we may communicate electronically and that such communications, as well as notices, disclosures, agreements and other communications that we provide to you electronically, are equivalent to communications in writing and shall have the same force and effect as if they were in writing and signed by us. Notices and communications to Beirut Living must be sent to the applicable address given in these Terms of Service or to info@beirut-living.com.

15. Jurisdictional Issues

This Site is controlled and operated by Beirut Living by its (and, as applicable, its suppliers’ and licensors’) office in Beirut. Beirut Living makes no representation that materials or content on or available through the Site are appropriate or available for use in all locations worldwide. You are solely responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. Access to the Site and its services from jurisdictions where the contents of the Site and its services are illegal or penalized is prohibited.

16. Feedback

If you provide to us in any way any suggestions or comments regarding the Site, you agree that we (and our providers, suppliers and licensors) may use, share, commercialize and exploit any and all such feedback without obligation or liability to you or any third party, in perpetuity. You agree not to submit any feedback that is subject to any third party rights.

17. Miscellaneous

If any portion of these Terms of Service is unenforceable, such portion is severable and will not affect the enforceability of the remainder of these Terms of Service. Failure to exercise or enforce any right or term of these Terms of Service is not a waiver. No waiver of any right under these Terms of Service is effective unless and to the extent in writing signed by an authorized representative.

A printed version of these Terms of Service and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in any proceedings, to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.

You agree that, regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to these Terms of Service or your access to and use of the Site must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.

These Terms of Service are personal to you and you may not assign these Terms of Service, or your rights or obligations hereunder, to any third party, without our consent. Any attempted assignment without such consent is void. Any provision of these Terms of Service (including all other incorporated terms) that is intended by its terms to survive termination will survive.

Terms of Service for Brokers

Please read carefully before using this website. (Last updated October 15, 2014)

Welcome to Beirut Living and its apartment rental/sale services for renters and brokers (www.beirut-living.com). The Site is owned by Beirut Living, (“Beirut Living”, “we,” “us,” or “our”). BY READING OR BY USING THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF SERVICE. If you do not accept these Terms of Service, you are not authorized to use the Site.

1. Our Agreement

You are subscribing to use the Site as a broker. Your use of the Site is governed by these Terms of Service. By using the Site, you also agree to the Privacy Policy. Portions of the Site may have additional terms posted, which you must observe in order to use those portions of the Site. These Terms of Service, along with the Privacy Policy and additional terms of the Site, make up the entire agreement between you and Beirut Living with respect to the Site, including all services offered through the Site, and supersedes prior agreements between you and Beirut Living.

2. Modifications

Beirut Living may modify these Terms of Service at any time by posting the modified Terms of Service on the Site or by notifying you by e-mail, at our option. All changes will be effective upon our posting or sending the e-mail and will only affect your use of the Site after the effective date of the change, unless we say otherwise in the notice. You are encouraged to regularly visit these Terms of Service on the Site. Your use of the Site after we provide notice of changes will be considered your agreement to those changes.

The Site is continually under development, and changes to it, including adding or deleting services and/or features, may be made at any time. Beirut Living will not be liable to you or to anyone else for any modifications to the Site. Your sole recourse for any modifications is to terminate your use of the Site as provided below.

3. Use of the Site

Subject to your full compliance with these Terms of Service, you may use the Site for your own business purposes (in the case of brokers) assisting renters in securing apartment leases. All rights not expressly granted are reserved by Beirut Living and its suppliers and licensors. Except as expressly authorized by Beirut-Living, you may not use the Site, or any part of it, for any commercial purposes or for the benefit of any third party.

You agree not to access the Site by any means other than through the browser interface we provide – any automated means of accessing the Site, including through use of scripts, robots or web crawlers, is prohibited.

4. Our Proprietary Rights

The content on the Site, including text, information, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, interactive features and the like (collectively, “Materials”) and the trademarks, service marks and logos on the Site (“Marks”), are owned by or licensed to Beirut Living, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under Lebanon and foreign laws and international conventions.

5. Electronic Communications

You agree that we may communicate electronically and that such communications, as well as notices, disclosures, agreements and other communications that we provide to you electronically, are equivalent to communications in writing and shall have the same force and effect as if they were in writing and signed by us. Notices and communications to Beirut Living must be sent to the applicable address given in these Terms of Service or to info@beirut-living.com.