Terms and Services
Date: 01 01 2020
"KipperTree site" - The website www.kippertree.com.
"User" - Any person or party using any aspect of the KipperTree site for the purpose of advertising or searching via its search tools.
"Real Estate Agent" - Any person engaged in the act of selling property other than their own property.
"Inappropriate Material" - Any pictures or text containing or endorsing any of the following:
Profanity, pornography, homophobia, obscenity, racism, violence, animal cruelty, sexual abuse, gambling, prostitution.
Any content that is defamatory, insulting, vulgar, or degrading and any content that contains nudity, animals in distress, war, weapons, ammunition, explosives, tobacco, drugs, drug-related products, minors, loans, hidden marketing and other products or services deemed illegal by the law enforcement offices of Portugal or the EU.
"Services" - Any services provided by KipperTree.com.
"Third Party infringement" - Any content that infringes or violates the rights of a third party.
"Misleading Information" - Any content that is misleading, false or contains exaggerated claims.
"Unlimited Text" - Subscriptions that contain the words "Unlimited Text" are not totally unlimited and do have a limit of 10,000 words.
Any user registering their details on the KipperTree site must meet the following criteria:
Must be the legal holder of the registered email address they provide.
Must give their legally registered name.
Must be over the age of eighteen.
Must be the legal owner of any information they submit to be stored within the site.
Must be the legal owner of any advertised property, or be acting in a legal capacity as an agent to advertise the said property.
2) Any user navigating the site agrees not to:
Use the site for any other means than to advertise properties, or advertise services related to property or real estate markets.
Copy any material text or image or reverse engineer any content contained from within the KipperTree site.
Purposely deploy or transmit Malware or Spyware to the KipperTree site.
Advertise or post material of an inappropriate nature.
Violate any third party.
Advertise or post any misleading content, including, but not limited to, property energy ratings, plot dimensions and property sizes, amenities and distances, property age, images, property licences, property location and property ownership.
Use copyrighted material or brand names they do not legally own.
Purposely attempt to cause damage or destruction of the KipperTree site.
Interfere with the site in any way that would be detrimental to other users.
Publish any material on that site that breaches any current or future Portuguese legislation.
Add links to external websites within their adverts.
3) Any Real Estate Agent agrees not to advertise their company or Real Estate services in the directory by registering as a company or private user/ buyer on the site.
Any cancellation of any subscription can be reactivated at any time, provided it is within the original subscription period.
Deleting your account will cancel all of your data stored within our system including your subscription. Deleting your account will forfeit any payments made to the KipperTree site.
KipperTree site agrees not to;
Disclose any data submitted to its site by any user, to any third party without the written permission of the user.
Cancel any subscription with prior notice being given in writing to the subscriber.
Disclose any financial information, if held to any third party as per the terms of its SSL Certificate.
Use any of the user's data for any other means within its group of companies other than for the purpose of marketing properties.
2) The KipperTree site will, from time to time;
Remove any advert containing hidden marketing or external links that have been submitted using the free (Lite Plan)
Alter grammar or spelling errors within adverts that have been submitted using the free (Lite Plan).
Add English to adverts that are in another language.
Post property adverts to social media platforms.
Send marketing information regarding real estate interests to any user that has registered within the site. Should the user wish to stop receiving marketing literature then they will be given the option under the General Data Protection Regulations that protect EU citizens to remove their data via a request to Unsubscribe.
Provide some users with the option to advertise free of charge instead of subscribing. Any such time will be for promotional reasons and will be performed at the discretion of the KipperTree site.
General and Legal Notices
The KipperTree site reserves the right to suspend, remove or delete completely any user's data, should the user be found to be in breach of this agreement. Any such breach will be to the user in writing. Any user that is affected by such action will not be allowed to use the site in the future.
The KipperTree site is not responsible for any indirect loss, loss of profit, data, revenue or any consequential loss incurred by any User arising in any way to this agreement.
The KipperTree site is not responsible for any information submitted by a user that is misleading or untrue and does not guarantee the accuracy of information provided by a seller.
KipperTree site is an advertising portal only and all users utilising the contacts found within the site do so at entirely their own risk.
The KipperTree site endeavours to the best of its ability and resources to ensure that all companies advertising services within the site are legally registered for such practices; however, the site cannot be held responsible for any third parties acting outside of any Portuguese legislation.
The KipperTree site reserves the right to notify and involve the Portuguese authorities of any user known to be operating in an illegal manner whilst using its site.
KipperTree is not responsible for any loss whatsoever should for any reason there be an interruption in its online presence due to failures in software, services or communications provided by any third party.
The KipperTree site takes all reasonable steps to ensure its site is safe and free from viruses; however, it cannot ensure total exclusion of viruses and recommends the user take all reasonable steps to protect themselves with their own virus software.
The KipperTree site shall not be deemed in default of this Agreement, nor shall it hold the other Party responsible for, any cessation, interruption or delay in the performance of its obligations (excluding payment obligations) due to pandemic, earthquake, flood, fire, storm, natural disaster, acts of God, war, terrorism, armed conflict, labour, strike, lockout, boycott or other similar events beyond the reasonable control of either party, provided that the party relying upon this provision: gives prompt written notice thereof, and takes all steps reasonably necessary to mitigate the effects of the force majeure event. If a force majeure event extends for a period in excess of 30 days as an average, either Party may immediately terminate this Agreement upon written notice
Any user may terminate this agreement at any time by removing their account from the KipperTree site.
KipperTree does not provide goods, only services. Some of these services are free and some are subscription-based services.
The reproduction or distribution of any material contained within the KipperTree site is strictly prohibited.
KipperTree is a brand name and its logo and name are a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Portuguese Registered Company (Number 513444602)
All written correspondence should be sent to the Registered office:
6 Rua da Beselga
Casal do Pote
© 2020 KipperTree. All rights reserved.
Alternative Dispute Resolution
In the event of a dispute, the consumer may use a Consumer Dispute Resolution body:
Centro de Arbitragem de Conflitos de Consumo de Lisboa
Centro de Arbitragem de Conflitos de Consumo do Vale do Ave/Tribunal Arbitral
CIAB – Centro de Informação, Mediação e Arbitragem de Consumo (Tribunal Arbitral de Consumo)
CNIACC – Centro Nacional de Informação e Arbitragem de Conflitos de Consumo
Centro de Arbitragem de Conflitos de Consumo do Distrito de Coimbra
Centro de Informação, Mediação e Arbitragem de Conflitos de Consumo do Algarve
Centro de Informação de Consumo e Arbitragem do Porto
Centro de Arbitragem de Conflitos de Consumo da Madeira
More information available in the Consumer Portal www.consumidor.pt