Terms of Use

Last Updated: 12.15.16

Welcome to http://www.mbkseniorliving.com (the “Website”) operated by MBK Senior Living LLC and its family of companies which are owned by MBK Senior Living LLC or operated by MSL Community Management LLC (collectively, “MBK,” “us” or “we”). Use of the Website is voluntary. Please carefully review the following terms and conditions (“Terms of Use”) that govern your visit to and use of the Website, and the related products and services available on or through the Website (the “Service(s)”). MBK reserves the right, at any time, to modify or update the Website, policies and these Terms of Use.

Your Consent and Use of the Website

Your use of the Website constitutes your acceptance of and agreement to follow and be bound by the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and any further policies or terms that govern your use of the Website and/or Services, which are all incorporated herein by reference (collectively, this “Agreement”). Use of the Website is further subject to the additional terms, disclaimers, caveats, and notices that may appear elsewhere on the Website. By accessing and using the Website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by this Agreement as if you had signed it. IF AT ANY TIME YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN THIS AGREEMENT, THEN YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO ACCESS, BROWSE OR USE THE WEBSITE, AND YOU MUST DISCONTINUE USE OF THE WEBSITE IMMEDIATELY.

As our business changes from time to time, this Agreement may likewise change. We reserve the right to change or modify the terms and conditions that govern your use of the Website, Services and this Agreement at any time as provided herein without notice to you. You should check the Website frequently to see the current Agreement in effect and any changes that may have been made to it. Your use of the Website and Services following any such change constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the terms and conditions as changed. We may terminate your right to and deny you access to the Website, or remove any material you have posted at the Website if, in our sole discretion, you fail to comply with any term or provision of this Agreement, or for any other reason whatsoever. Except as otherwise provided herein, however, MBK undertakes no obligation to police, supervise, or monitor materials posted to the Website by you or other third parties. In addition, use of particular Services or information on the Website may be subject to additional terms and conditions that will be available in connection with such Services and information. Unless otherwise agreed to in writing between you and MBK, this Agreement, as amended, shall govern your use of the Website.

Use of the Website is intended for persons over the age of eighteen (18) who are residents of the United States. Those who choose to access the Website from locations outside of the United States do so on their own initiative, and are responsible for compliance with local laws if and to the extent local laws are applicable including, without limitation, all applicable laws, rules and regulations regarding the transmission of data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside. This Website is not directed to persons under 18 years old. The policy of MBK, as the operator of this Website, is NOT to knowingly collect any personal information from persons under 18, including “individually identifiable information,” as defined by the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). If you are under 18 years of age, you may visit, browse and use the information on the Website, but you may not submit any personal information to the Website, and you represent and warrant that you have the permission of your parent or legal guardian to use the Website, who agrees to this Agreement on your behalf. By accessing or using the Website and/or Services, you represent and warrant to us that you are either a legal adult or, if under the age of majority, have obtained proper consent from a parent or legal guardian to your use of the Website, Services and this Agreement. By using the Website and Services, you represent and warrant that you have the right, authority and capacity to enter into this Agreement and to abide by all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

PROHIBITED USES. MBK imposes certain restrictions on your permissible use of the Website. You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate any security features of the Website, including, without limitation, (a) accessing content or data not intended for you, or logging onto a server or account that you are not authorized to access; (b) attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of the Website, or any associated system, service or network, or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; (c) interfering or attempting to interfere with service to any user, host, or network, including, without limitation, by means of submitting a virus to the Website, overloading, “flooding,” “spamming,” “mail bombing” or “crashing”; (d) using the Website to send unsolicited email, including, without limitation, promotions, or advertisements for products or services; (e) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any email or post using the Website; or (f) attempting to modify, reverse-engineer, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise reduce or attempt to reduce to a human-perceivable form any of the source code used by MBK in providing the Website. Any violation of system or network security may subject you to civil and/or criminal liability. Without limiting the foregoing, you may not use “bots,” spiders or intelligent agent software (or similar technologies) for any purposes other than accessing publicly posted portions of the Website and only for purposes consistent with this Agreement. You may not circumvent any access or use restrictions, data encryption or content protection related to the Website. You may not data mine the Website or in any way cause harm to the Website.

Website Contents and Intellectual Property Rights

Unless otherwise noted, the design of the Website, the Website as a whole, and all materials that are part of the Website and Services (collectively, “Contents”) are copyrights, trademarks, trade dress or other intellectual properties owned, controlled or licensed by MBK or its subsidiaries and affiliates. You acknowledge and agree that any Content used in connection with the Website, including any software accessible through the Website, contains MBK’s proprietary and confidential information that is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. “MBK”, “MBK” and all other MBK product and service names and design logos are trademarks and/or service marks of MBK and/or its affiliates (the “MBK Marks”). As between you and MBK, MBK shall own all right, title and interest in and to the MBK Marks.

Subject to this Agreement, MBK grants you a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and license to use the Website. You are not permitted to (and may not allow any third party to) copy, modify, adapt, translate, lease, rent, loan, distribute, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right in the Website. You agree not to modify any software on the Website in any manner or form or to use modified versions of the software. Unless you have obtained MBK’s prior written permission, you agree not to display or use the MBK Marks in any manner. MBK reserves all patent, copyright, trade secret, trade name, trademark, service mark, license and other proprietary rights related to the Website, its software and Services, and you shall not infringe upon or violate such rights. Linking or framing to the Website or any of its Contents is prohibited without the prior written permission of MBK. The license provided herein shall automatically terminate on the date MBK decides to remove or terminate the Website. In addition, your license shall terminate immediately if you breach any of the terms and conditions in this Agreement, and MBK is entitled to enforce its rights under this Agreement by an action for damages or by specific performance, injunctive or other equitable relief. This Agreement does not limit any rights that MBK may have under trade secret, copyright, patent or other laws.

Except as expressly noted herein, you may not reproduce, publish, transmit, distribute, display, modify, create derivative works from, sell or participate in any sale of, or exploit in any way, any of the Contents or the Website. Unauthorized use or copying (including electronic copying or downloading) of the Website and Contents without MBK’s express written consent is expressly prohibited by law, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties.

Opinions, advice, statements, testimonials, reviews, offers or other information or content made available on the Website or through the Services, but not directly by us, are those of their respective authors, and should not necessarily be relied upon. Such authors are solely responsible for such content.

Privacy Policy

Information that you provide to MBK via the Website is subject to our Privacy Policy. For more information, please read our full Privacy Policy.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liabilities

The content provided on the Website is intended for informational purposes only and is not intended to constitute an offer or solicitation. MBK assumes no responsibility or liability for any actions taken as a result of using the Website, or for errors or omissions in the content of the Website.

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ALL USE OF THE WEBSITE, ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES HEREIN CONTAINED OR PROVIDED AT OR OBTAINED FROM THE WEBSITE, AND ANY FUNCTIONALITY OR SOFTWARE OR PROGRAMMING CONTAINED OR PROVIDED AT THE WEBSITE, IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT GUARANTEE OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NONINFRINGEMENT. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, WE MAKE NO WARRANTY, PROMISE OR GUARANTEE OF ANY KIND THAT (A) OPERATION OF THE WEBSITE AND/OR SERVICES WILL BE CONTINUOUS, TIMELY, UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR ITS SERVER ARE FREE OF ERRORS, VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL EFFECTS; (B) THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS; (C) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THE WEBSITE, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES WILL BE EFFECTIVE, TYPICAL, ACCURATE OR RELIABLE; (D) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR INFORMATION OBTAINED BY YOU FROM THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS OR BE FREE FROM MISTAKES, ERRORS OR DEFECTS; AND (E) WE WILL UPDATE THE INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE. YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES AND YOUR DEALINGS WITH OTHER USERS ARE AT YOUR OWN RISK. WE EXPECT THAT YOU WILL USE CAUTION AND COMMON SENSE WHEN USING THE WEBSITE.

FURTHER, WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, ALL INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE WEBSITE IS WITHOUT WARRANTY AS TO ITS COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, ACCURACY, SUITABILITY OR AUTHENTICITY. YOU SHOULD CONDUCT YOUR OWN DUE DILIGENCE AS TO THE TRUTH, ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, AND CONTINUING VALIDITY OF ANY INFORMATION SET FORTH IN OR REFERENCED AT THE WEBSITE. LIKEWISE, MBK DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OF ANY THIRD PARTY CONTENT CONTAINED WITHIN OR REFERRED TO AT THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING ANY LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES. MBK IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY USER.

SOME JURISDICTIONS LIMIT OR DO NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED OR OTHER WARRANTIES SO THE ABOVE DISCLAIMER MAY NOT APPLY IN WHOLE OR IN PART TO YOU. IN THAT EVENT, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARE LIMITED IN DURATION TO 60 DAYS FROM THE DATE YOU FIRST ACCESS THE WEBSITE.

ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE WEBSITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK. YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.

THIS DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIABILITIES APPLIES TO ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY CAUSED BY ANY FAILURE OR PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF OR USE OF RECORDS OR SERVICES, WHETHER FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORTUOUS BEHAVIOR, NEGLIGENCE OR UNDER ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES OR LEGAL THEORY SHALL MBK OR ITS AGENTS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, MEMBERS, PARTNERS, MANAGERS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, INFORMATION PROVIDERS, VENDORS, ATTORNEYS OR AFFILIATES BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DAMAGES (WHETHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, GENERAL, COMPENSATORY, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY OR OTHERWISE), INJURY, CLAIM OR LIABILITY OF ANY KIND OR CHARACTER BASED UPON OR ARISING FROM: (1) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE; (2) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE SERVICES RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE; OR (3) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE WEBSITE. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE FOREGOING SHALL APPLY REGARDLESS OF WHETHER WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES, OR ANY MATERIALS ON THE WEBSITE, OR WITH ANY OF THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE WEBSITE AND SERVICES.

WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THE LIABILITY OF MBK FOR ANY DAMAGE OF ANY KIND, DIRECT OR INDIRECT, ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES, ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OBTAINED AT OR FROM THE WEBSITE, OR OTHERWISE RELATING TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES, SHALL NOT EXCEED THE DOLLAR AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, TO MBK FOR USE OF THE WEBSITE, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SET FORTH ABOVE SHALL: (I) ONLY APPLY TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, AND (II) NOT APPLY TO (A) LIABILITY RESULTING FROM OUR GROSS NEGLIGENCE OR WILLFUL MISCONDUCT AND (B) DEATH OR BODILY INJURY RESULTING FROM OUR ACTS OR OMISSIONS.

THE LIMITATIONS OF DAMAGES AND LIABILITY PROVIDED HEREIN ARE MATERIAL ELEMENTS OF THIS AGREEMENT. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT MBK WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO PROVIDE THE WEBSITE WITHOUT SUCH LIMITATIONS.

Release and Indemnification

IN THE EVENT YOU HAVE A DISPUTE WITH ONE OR MORE USERS OF THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY DISPUTE REGARDING ANY TRANSACTION OR USER GENERATED CONTENT) OR ANY THIRD PARTY WEBSITE THAT MAY BE LINKED TO OR OTHERWISE INTERACT WITH THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY SOCIAL MEDIA SITE, YOU HEREBY AGREE TO RELEASE AND FOREVER DISCHARGE MBK AND ITS AGENTS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, MEMBERS, PARTNERS, MANAGERS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, INFORMATION PROVIDERS, SUPPLIERS, VENDORS, ATTORNEYS AND AFFILIATES (COLLECTIVELY, THE “RELEASED PARTIES”) FROM ANY AND ALL RIGHTS, CLAIMS, COMPLAINTS, DEMANDS, CAUSES OF ACTION, PROCEEDINGS, LIABILITIES, OBLIGATIONS, LEGAL FEES, COSTS AND DISBURSEMENTS OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, WHETHER KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, WHICH NOW OR HEREAFTER ARISE FROM, RELATE TO, OR ARE CONNECTED WITH SUCH DISPUTE AND/OR YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AND/OR SERVICES, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

YOU FURTHER AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, DEFEND AND HOLD HARMLESS, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, RELEASED PARTIES FROM AND AGAINST ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS, LIABILITIES, LOSSES, EXPENSES, DAMAGES AND COSTS, INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEYS’ FEES, RESULTING FROM, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, UNLAWFUL USE OR OTHER MISUSE, OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES, YOUR BREACH OF THIS AGREEMENT, OR OTHERWISE RELATING TO THE BUSINESS WE CONDUCT ON THE WEBSITE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY POTENTIAL OR ACTUAL COMMUNICATION, TRANSACTION OR DISPUTE BETWEEN YOU AND ANY OTHER THIRD PARTY), ANY CONTENT POSTED BY YOU OR ON YOUR BEHALF TO THE WEBSITE, ANY USE OF ANY SERVICE PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY PROVIDER, OR ANY USE OF A SERVICE OFFERED BY US THAT INTERACTS WITH A THIRD PARTY WEBSITE, INCLUDING ANY SOCIAL MEDIA SITE. YOU SHALL COOPERATE AS FULLY AS REASONABLY REQUIRED IN THE DEFENSE OF ANY CLAIM. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT, AT OUR OWN EXPENSE, TO ASSUME THE EXCLUSIVE DEFENSE AND CONTROL OF ANY MATTER OTHERWISE SUBJECT TO INDEMNIFICATION BY YOU AND YOU SHALL NOT SETTLE ANY MATTER WITHOUT OUR WRITTEN CONSENT. THIS SECTION SURVIVES TERMINATION OF THIS AGREEMENT.

Choice of Law, Arbitration, and Venue

This Agreement and any claim or controversy relating to or arising from the use of the Website or Services, including, but not limited to, any transactions made or entered into at the Website, any information, content, products, services or promotions herein contained or provided from the Website, or any functionality, software or programming contained or provided at or from the Website (hereafter, “Claims”), shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to principles of conflicts of law and, as applicable, the laws of the United States of America.

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ANY CAUSE OF ACTION OR CLAIM MUST BE COMMENCED WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION OR CLAIM ARISES, OR THE CAUSE OF ACTION OR CLAIM SHALL BE FOREVER BARRED.

YOU AGREE TO ARBITRATE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, INCLUDING ALL STATUTORY CLAIMS, AND ANY STATE OR FEDERAL CLAIMS. BY AGREEING TO ARBITRATION, YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE GIVING UP ANY RIGHTS TO LITIGATE CLAIMS IN A COURT OR BEFORE A JURY, OR TO PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS ACTION OR REPRESENTATIVE ACTION WITH RESPECT TO A CLAIM. OTHER RIGHTS THAT YOU WOULD HAVE IF YOU WENT TO COURT MAY ALSO BE UNAVAILABLE OR MAY BE LIMITED IN ARBITRATION.

ANY CLAIM, DISPUTE OR CONTROVERSY (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, WHETHER PRE-EXISTING, PRESENT OR FUTURE, AND INCLUDING STATUTORY, CONSUMER PROTECTION, COMMON LAW, INTENTIONAL TORT, INJUNCTIVE AND EQUITABLE CLAIMS) BETWEEN YOU AND US ARISING FROM OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO YOUR USE OF OR PURCHASE OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES THROUGH THE WEBSITE, WILL BE RESOLVED EXCLUSIVELY AND FINALLY BY BINDING ARBITRATION.

All Claims shall be decided by one arbitrator pursuant to this provision and the commercial arbitration rules and procedures of JAMS, Inc. at their offices located in Orange County, California. For more information on JAMS and/or the rules of JAMS, visit http://www.jamsadr.com. All Claims shall be brought solely in the parties’ individual capacity, and not as a plaintiff or class member in any purported class or representative proceeding. The arbitrator may not consolidate more than one person’s Claims, and may not otherwise preside over any form of a representative or class proceeding with respect to any such Claims. NEITHER PARTY SHALL BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN AWARDS FOR AND, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, EACH PARTY HEREBY WAIVES (A) ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY, SPECIAL, ENHANCED, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES AND ANY OTHER DAMAGES, OTHER THAN FOR ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES, AND (B) ALL RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED. The decision of the arbitrator shall be final and binding. No arbitration award or decision will have any preclusive effect as to issues or claims in any dispute with anyone who is not a named party to the arbitration. Any proceeding to enforce this arbitration agreement, including any proceeding to confirm, modify, or vacate an arbitration award, shall be conducted in the Superior Court of the State of California, in and for the County of Orange or, where applicable, the federal District Court sitting in the County of Orange, State of California. Likewise, in the event that this arbitration agreement is for any reason held to be unenforceable, any litigation shall be commenced only in the federal or state courts located in Orange County, California. You hereby irrevocably consent to the jurisdiction of those courts for such purposes.

BY USING THE WEBSITE AND/OR SERVICES IN ANY MANNER, YOU AGREE TO THE ABOVE ARBITRATION AGREEMENT. IN DOING SO, YOU GIVE UP YOUR RIGHT TO GO TO COURT TO ASSERT OR DEFEND ANY CLAIMS BETWEEN YOU AND US. YOU ALSO GIVE UP YOUR RIGHT TO PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS ACTION OR OTHER CLASS PROCEEDING.

Copyright/ DMCA Notice and Procedure

It is our policy to respond to allegations of copyright violations in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”). If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on the Website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, you may notify MBK’s designated Copyright Agent at the address below. Inquiries not compliant with the procedure outlined below may not receive a response. When a valid DMCA notification is received, we will respond by taking down the offending content. We will then take reasonable steps to contact the owner of the removed content so a counter-notification may be filed. Upon receipt of a valid counter-notification, we will generally restore the content in question, unless we receive notice from you, the notifying copyright owner, that a legal action has been filed seeking a court order to restrain the alleged infringer from engaging in the infringing activity. MBK may provide copies of such notices to the participants in the dispute or to any other third parties, at our discretion and as required by law. MBK’s Privacy Policy does not protect information provided in these notices.

 

Notification

If you believe that your work was copied or posted on the Website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact our designated Copyright Agent at mslinfo@mbk.com or you can write to us at 4 Park Plaza, Suite 400, Irvine, CA, 92614, Attention: Compliance Officer.

Please note that you may be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) if you materially misrepresent that material is infringing.

Your notification must include the following information:

  • (A) A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
  • (B) Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.
  • (C) Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit MBK to locate the material.
  • (D) Information reasonably sufficient to permit MBK to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted.
  • (E) A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
  • (F) A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Note, however, that if you posted any materials on the Website, by submitting, posting or displaying your content on the Website, you grant MBK and its end users a worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive license as specified in these Terms of Use.

Only DMCA notices should go to the MBK Copyright Agent designated above. Communications regarding other matters directed to that address or DMCA notices that do not comply with the requirements of DMCA may be ignored.

Upon receipt of the written notification containing the information as outlined above:

  • (A) MBK shall remove or disable access to the material that is alleged to be infringing.
  • (B) MBK shall use reasonable efforts to forward the written notification to such alleged infringer (“User”).
  • (C) MBK shall take reasonable steps to notify the User that it has removed or disabled access to the material.

Counter Notification

To be effective, a Counter Notification must be a written communication provided to MBK’s designated Copyright Agent that includes substantially the following:

  • (A) A physical or electronic signature of the User.
  • (B) Identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled.
  • (C) A statement under penalty of perjury that the User has a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled.
  • (D) The User’s name, address, and telephone number, and a statement that the User consents to the jurisdiction of the Federal District Court for the judicial district in which the address is located, or if the User’s address is outside of the United States, for any judicial district in which MBK is located, and that the User will accept service of process from the person who provided notification or an agent of such person.

Upon receipt of a Counter Notification containing the information as outlined above:

Account Termination

MBK may, in appropriate circumstances, terminate an account holder or user of the Website if he or she is a repeat infringer. If you believe that an account holder or user is a repeat infringer, please follow the instructions above to contact MBK’s DMCA Copyright Agent and provide information sufficient for us to verify that the account holder or user is a repeat infringer.

Termination and Denial of Access

This Agreement is effective unless and until terminated by MBK. MBK, in its sole discretion, may terminate your license to use the Website for any reason without prior notice to you. You acknowledge and agree that MBK may immediately bar your further access to the Website. MBK will not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access and/or use of the Website. In the event of termination or denial of access by MBK, you are no longer authorized to access the Website, and the restrictions imposed upon you with respect to material copied or downloaded, and the disclaimers and limitations of liabilities set forth in this Agreement, shall continue in force.

Third Party Links

This Website may include links to other Internet sites maintained by third parties (“Linked Sites”). Linked Sites are not under the control of MBK and MBK is not responsible or liable for any content of any Linked Sites. MBK provides Linked Sites to you solely as a convenience, and the inclusion of Linked Sites does not imply endorsement by MBK of the Linked Sites. You access Linked Sites at your own risk and by accessing them, you leave this Website. We encourage you to read any applicable terms and conditions or privacy policies at any Linked Sites.

Modifications to the Website or Services

MBK reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Website and/or Services (or any part thereof) with or without notice in our sole discretion. You agree that MBK shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Website and/or Services.

Notices

Notices to you may be delivered by email address, by mailing address, or by general notice on the Website. The Website may also provide notices of changes to this Agreement or other matters by posting notices or links to notices to you on the Website. MBK is not responsible for keeping your email address, mailing address and/or phone number up to date and accurate.

Information Posted to the Website

Information posted to the Website is subject to change at any time and may not be accurate, complete, current, error-free or reliable. You should not assume that MBK has updated the information, materials or other content on the Website. Any photographs or renderings of people in these materials do not depict racial, ethnic or gender preference.

Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity

MBK is pledged to the letter and spirit of the U.S. policy for the achievement of equal housing opportunity. All real estate information provided herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise “any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination.” Your state or local jurisdiction may impose additional requirements. We encourage and support affirmative advertising and marketing programs in which there are no barriers to obtaining housing because of race, color, religion, gender, disability, familial status, or national origin.

Records

Except to the extent required by applicable law, MBK has no obligation to store, maintain or provide to you any information that you provide to MBK.

  • (A) MBK shall promptly provide you with a copy of the counter notification, and inform you that MBK will replace the removed material or cease disabling access to it in 10 business days; and
  • (B) MBK shall replace the removed material and cease disabling access to the material in no less than 10 and no more than 14 business days following receipt of the counter notice, unless MBK’s designated Copyright Agent first receives notice from you that you have filed an action seeking a court order to restrain the User from engaging in infringing activity relating to the material at the Website.

Miscellaneous

Headings in this Agreement are for reference purposes only and in no way define, limit, construe or describe the scope or extent of such section. Nothing herein shall be deemed to create an agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchise-franchisee relationship of any kind between MBK and you or any other person or entity. Our failure to act with respect to a breach of this Agreement by you or others does not waive our right to act with respect to other or similar breaches. This Agreement, including the other policies referenced herein, shall constitute the entire agreement and understanding between MBK and you with respect to use of the Website and/or Services and supersedes any and all prior agreements and understandings of the parties with respect to the subject matter addressed herein. You may not assign this Agreement or any of your rights or obligations under this Agreement without our express written consent. This Agreement inures to the benefit of our successors, assigns and licensees. If any provision in this Agreement is deemed unlawful, void or unenforceable, then that provision will be deemed severed from the Agreement and the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect as if no invalid or unenforceable provision had been part of this Agreement.

Complaints or Concerns

If you have any complaints or concerns regarding the Website or Services, please contact us at mslinfo@mbk.com or you can write to us at 4 Park Plaza, Suite 400, Irvine, CA 92614. For California residents, the Complaint Assistance Unit of the Division of Consumer Services of the Department of Consumer Affairs may be contacted by telephone at (800) 952-5210 or (916) 445-1254 or by writing the California Department of Consumer Affairs, Consumer Information Center at 1625 North Market Blvd., Suite N-112, Sacramento, California 95834.