Site Use Information
For purposes of determining “hit counts” and analyzing website trends, our server will track your IP address and the pages you access. We also may collect other non-personally identifiable information when you visit our website such as the type of browser you are using (e.g., Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Windows ’98) and the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., America Online). We may use aggregated data (independent of any personal identifiers) for research and commercial purposes. This information includes what areas our users visit most frequently and what services they access most often. This information helps us develop a better site that is more useful and accessible to you.
Information We Collect and How We Use It
Grounded Solutions Network collects personally identifiable information (such as name and email address) from our users at several different points on our website, including the Newsletter, Membership and Webinar registration forms and the Contact Us form. This information is voluntarily entered by you.
We may use your personally identifiable information internally for general commercial purposes including, among other things, to conduct surveys and offer our own, our affiliates’ or third-party products and services that we think you may find of interest, but only Grounded Solutions Network, its affiliates and contractors involved in distributing the offers or providing the products or services will have access to your information. Affiliates and contractors will be required to use any information we provide them only for that intended purpose.
Grounded Solutions Network is the sole owner of the information collected on this website.
To access some parts of this website, receive eNewsletters and/or mailings (including publication hard copies), you must register on our website. During registration you are required to give contact information, such as your name, postal address, and email address. Grounded Solutions Network and its affiliates and contractors will use this information primarily to fulfill your service request, to respond to your inquiries, and to provide requested.
Special Offers and Updates
We will occasionally send you information on products, services, programs, and news items. Out of respect for your privacy, we present the option not to receive these types of communications. Please see the “Choice/Opt-out” section below.
eNewsletters and Publication Mailings
If you wish to receive our eNewsletter(s) or publications featured on our website, we will use the personal information you provided to fulfill your request. Out of respect for your privacy, we provide you a way to unsubscribe. Please see the “Choice/Opt-out” section below.
Based upon the personally identifiable information you provide us, we will send you a welcoming email to verify your username and password. We will also communicate with you in response to your inquiries, to provide the products and services you requested, and to manage your account. We may communicate with you by email, telephone, or postal mail, in accordance with your wishes.
If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter, mailings, or promotional communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communication.
Access to Personally Identifiable Information
If your personally identifiable information changes, you may contact us to correct or update it.
Disclosure of Your Information
We do not sell, rent or trade your personal information or permit unaffiliated third parties to use it for their own marketing purposes. We may, however, disclose your non-public personal information as permitted or required by law.
Links to Other Sites
This website contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by Grounded Solutions Network. Please be aware that we, Grounded Solutions Network, are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies only to information collected by this website.
The security of your personal information is important to us. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal standards to guard non-public personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it.
When you enter sensitive information on our registration or other online forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL) with 128-bit encryption, and we maintain a valid and current certificate from a recognized Certification Authority.
No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its security.
You also play a role in protecting your information. Do not share your log-in information with anyone and advise us as soon as possible if it is lost or stolen. We will understand any action or transaction taken using your log-in information to be authorized by you.
We restrict access to non-public personal information about our customers to employees who need to know that information to provide products or services. We also educate all employees about the importance of confidentiality and customer privacy.
Protecting Children’s Privacy
This Site is not designed nor intended to be attractive to use by children under the age of 18 (“Minors”). We do not knowingly collect information from Minors. If you are under the age of 18, please do not submit any information to us.
Changes in this Privacy Statement
Acceptance of Terms
YOU MUST BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE TO USE THE SERVICES. By using the Services, you represent and warrant that: (i) you are 18 years of age or older; (ii) all registration information you submit to Grounded Solutions Network is truthful and accurate; (iii) you will maintain the accuracy of such information; and (iv) your use of the Services does not violate any applicable law or regulation. Grounded Solutions Network may refuse access to its Services to anyone at any time, in its sole discretion for any or no reason.
Use of Services
Grounded Solutions Network reserves the right to terminate or suspend your access to the Services (INCLUDING THE CALCULATOR AND DASHBOARD) at any time, for any reason or no reason, with or without notice to you. Grounded Solutions Network also reserves the right to change or discontinue any service or feature provided by Grounded Solutions Network, including, without limitation, the CALCULATOR AND DASHBOARD, at any time IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION and without notice. you agree that Grounded Solutions Network shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused, directly or indirectly, by any such termination, suspension, change or discontinuance.
You may not, under any circumstances, use the Services in any manner: (i) that is unlawful; (ii) that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any Grounded Solutions Network server or the network(s) connected to any Grounded Solutions Network server; (iii) that could interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Services; (iv) that gains or attempts to gain unauthorized access to any Services, unpublished information or material, or computer systems and/or networks connected to any Grounded Solutions Network server, or to any of the Services; (v) that collects or aggregates information regarding other users’ actions relating to the Services; or (vi) that reverse engineers, decompiles, disassembles or attempts to reverse engineer, decompile, or disassemble any part of the Services.
Calculator and Dashboard
Grounded Solutions Network offers as part of the Services access to a proprietary tool intended for educational purposes only and to assist with understanding financial feasibility and the possible impact of affordability requirements and developer incentives (the “Calculator”). The Calculator is not a substitute for professional real estate analysis or pro forma analysis. To use the Calculator, you must first complete a registration form and a training program available through the Website. Upon completion of the registration and training, Grounded Solutions Network will grant you access to use the Calculator. You agree that you will not take any actions for the purpose of circumventing the foregoing restrictions.
Grounded Solutions Network offers as part of the Services access to a proprietary interactive public social impact dashboard intended to present the aggregated results of the National HomeKeeper Data Hub in a public, interactive dashboard, where results may be sorted or filtered by various factors. “Dashboard”).
Grounded Solutions Network Proprietary Rights
“Content” shall mean including, without limitation, data, images, drawings, photographs, video, audio, text, content, messages, profiles and any and all other material and information you see on the Websites or available through the Services, whether provided by Grounded Solutions Network or third parties.
Termination & Survival
Jurisdiction and Choice of Law
Disclaimer of Warranty
YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT THE USE OF THE SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS, WHERE IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS FOR YOUR USE, WITHOUT WARRANTIES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, ACCURACY, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND ANY WARRANTIES THAT MAY ARISE FROM COURSE OF DEALING, COURSE OF PERFORMANCE OR USAGE OF TRADE) OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT SUCH WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS ARE LEGALLY INCAPABLE OF EXCLUSION.
YOU ASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES AND YOUR RELIANCE THEREON.
GROUNDED SOLUTIONS NETWORK MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE CALCULATOR OR DASHBOARD WILL BE ACCURATE, CURRENT OR RELIABLE OR WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES, AND AS A CONSEQUENCE SOME OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Limitation of Liability
YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOU ASSUME THE ENTIRE RISK OF LOSS AND DAMAGE DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES.
GROUNDED SOLUTIONS NETWORK AND ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OWNERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, LICENSORS, DISTRIBUTORS, SUBCONTRACTORS, SUBLICENSEES AND AGENTS (THE“COMPANY PARTIES”) SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OR LOSSES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES), WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE, WHICH YOU MAY INCUR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY OTHER CLAIM RELATED IN ANY WAY TO YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES, OR INTERACTIONS WITH GROUNDED SOLUTIONS NETWORK, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR LOSS.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, AND AS A CONSEQUENCE SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS, THE LIABILITY OF THE COMPANY PARTIES SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Links to Third Party Sites
(iv) Waiver: No waiver by either party of any breach or default hereunder will be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default.
(v) Headings: The paragraph and section headings, captions and titles provided herein are for convenience only and shall have no effect on the meaning of the provision.
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