Terms of Service
TERMS OF SERVICE
THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS ("TERMS OF SERVICE", "TOS") GOVERN YOUR USE OF THIS SERVICE PROVIDED BY
THE INTERNATIONAL YACHT BROKERS ASSOCIATION (“IYBA”) WITHIN THE IYBA VESSEL PORTAL WEBSITE.
Welcome to the IYBA Vessel Portal (“Portal”). The Portal is an International Yacht Brokers Association Vessel
Listing Service. It provides tools for licensed yacht brokers to manage listings, search for vessels, and create
reports. Access to the Vessel Content is provided through the Internet via end-user web-based software designed
specifically for yacht brokers ("Service").
- Description of Service and Acceptance of Terms
PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT IYBA DOES NOT: (A) REPRESENT INDIVIDUALS OR ENTITIES IN PURCHASING, SELLING OR
LEASING, OR OTHERWISE ACQUIRING OR DISPOSING OF VESSELS; (B) MAKE, SOLICIT, NEGOTIATE ON BEHALF OF OR ASSIST
INDIVIDUALS OR ENTITIES IN OBTAINING LOANS TO PURCHASE VESSELS; OR (C) PROVIDE LEGAL REPRESENTATION OR
CONNECTION WITH VESSEL TRANSACTIONS. INDIVIDUALS AND ENTITIES SEEKING THESE TYPES OF SERVICE SHOULD CONSULT
These "TOS" may be updated by IYBA from time to time without notice to you. In addition, when using particular
Portal services, you are subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to such services that may be posted
from time to time. All such guidelines or rules are hereby incorporated by reference into the TOS. IYBA may offer
other services from time to time that may be governed by different Terms of Services.
Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features which augment or enhance the current Service, including the
release of new Portal properties, will be subject to these TOS. You are responsible for obtaining access to the
Service. Access may involve third party fees (such as Internet service provider or airtime charges). In addition,
you must provide and are responsible for all equipment necessary to access the Service.
IYBA hereby grants to you, and you hereby accept, a limited, revocable, non-exclusive license to use the Site and
the Vessel Content, for the duration of your session, subject to these TOS that may be updated from time to time.
"Vessel Content" means all documents, materials and images compiled by Portal members and made available on the
Site, including but not limited to listing data, text, graphics, files, photos, software, audio, video, trademarks
and copyrightable materials. "Site" or "Website" means this Site and any other site owned, operated or maintained by
IYBA. "We," "us" and "our" means IYBA and its affiliates. IYBA reserves all rights not expressly granted to you in
these TOS. Any software or tools contained herein are licensed, not sold.
- Grant of License
We do not collect, rent, sell or share any personal consumer information.
IYBA does not control the information posted via the Service. Accordingly, IYBA assumes no responsibility for and
does not warrant or guarantee the completeness, accuracy, integrity, quality or reliability of any Vessel Content
included in the Service. Under no circumstances will IYBA be liable in any way for any content, including, but not
limited to, for any errors or omissions in any information, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a
result of the use of any information posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Service. The
Site may contain robot exclusion headers. You acknowledge that you may not rely on Vessel Content created or
provided by IYBA.
- No Liability for Content
This Site may contain content that is owned or licensed by a third party. IYBA is not responsible for, and does not
warrant or guarantee the completeness, accuracy or reliability of such third party content. The existence of third
party content on this Site is not and should not be construed as our endorsement, approval or sponsorship of the
third party or its content unless expressly indicated. You may be subject to additional terms and conditions that
may apply when you use the products and/or services of a third party. We are not responsible for any loss or damage
of any sort sustained as the result of any dealings between you and a third party or as the inclusion or presence of
such third party on the Site.
- Third Party Content, Product and Services
This Site may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because IYBA
has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that IYBA is not responsible for the
availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any
content on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that IYBA will not be
responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in
connection with use of or reliance on any such content available on or through any such site or resource.
You agree to indemnify and hold IYBA and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, directors, employees,
co-branders or other partners and vendors harmless from any claim, action or demand, loss, costs and expense,
including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Service, your
connection to the Service or your violation of any rights of another, or any negligent acts or errors or omissions
of you or your agents or contractors.
You agree not to modify, reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit the Service for any commercial
purposes, use to create derivative works from the Service or any portion thereof, without our prior written consent.
"Derivative Work" is a work based upon one or more preexisting works, such as a translation, musical arrangement,
dramatization, fictionalization, motion picture version, sound recording, art reproduction, abridgment,
condensation, or any other form in which a work may be recast, transformed, or adapted. A work consisting of
editorial revisions, annotations, elaborations, or other modifications, which, as a whole, represent an original
work of authorship, is a "derivative work".
- No Resale of Service
IYBA reserves the right, at its sole discretion, at any time and from time to time, to modify or discontinue,
temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that IYBA will not
be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.
- Modifications and Termination of Service
The Content is protected by all applicable international, federal, state and local laws, including but not limited
to copyright and trademark laws. Any unauthorized use of the Content is expressly prohibited. All rights in the
Content Compilation are expressly reserved to IYBA.
If you believe that your intellectual property rights have been violated by IYBA or by a third party who has
uploaded content on our Site, please provide the following information to the designated copyright agent listed
- Ownership Of Content; Copyright and Trademarks
IYBA may request additional information before removing any infringing material. IYBA may provide the alleged
infringing party with your e-mail address so that that person can respond to your allegations.
If you believe your copyrighted material is being used on this site without permission, please notify IYBA at:
International Yacht Brokers Association
1845 Cordova Rd, Suite 205
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
- A description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
- A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site;
- An address, a telephone number, and an e-mail address where IYBA can contact you and, if different, an
e-mail address where the alleged infringing party, if not IYBA, can contact you;
- A statement that you have a good-faith belief that the use is not authorized by the copyright or other
intellectual property rights owner, by its agent, or by law;
- A statement by you under penalty of perjury that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are
the copyright or intellectual property owner or are authorized to act on the owner's behalf;
- Your electronic or physical signature.
YOU UNDERSTAND AND EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT: a. YOUR USE OF AND RELIANCE UPON THE SERVICE, THIS SITE AND CONTENT IS AT
YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. IYBA EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL
WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. b. IYBA MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT (i) THE
SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (ii) THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, AND
(iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE. c. YOU OBTAIN ANY
MATERIAL THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT 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. d. NO ADVICE
OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM IYBA OR THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY
NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TOS.
- Disclaimer of Warranties
YOU UNDERSTAND AND EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT NEITHER IYBA NOR ITS SUPPLIERS OR AFFILIATES WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT,
INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF
PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF IYBA HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH
DAMAGES), RESULTING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM: a. THE USE, RELIANCE, OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE OR
CONTENT; b. STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE; c. ANY ERROR OR OMISSION; OR d. ANY OTHER
MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE.
- Limitation of Liability. Remedies
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 OF SECTIONS 11 AND 12 MAY NOT APPLY
- Exclusions and Limitations
The Site and access to the content of the Site may from time-to-time be unavailable to you, whether because of
technical failures or interruptions, intentional downtime for service or changes to the Site, or otherwise. You
agree that we will have no liability of any nature to you or any third party for any modifications to the Site, and
any interruption or unavailability of access to the Site or its content.
- Interruption of Service
The Service may provide notices of changes to the TOS or other matters by displaying notices or links to notices
generally on the Service.
IYBA, IYBA.pro, the IYBA logo, and other IYBA logos, product and service names are trademarks and service marks of
IYBA (the " IYBA Marks"). You agree not to display or use in any manner, the IYBA Marks without IYBA’s prior
- Trademark Information
These TOS govern your use of the Service. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply
when you use other IYBA services, affiliate services, third-party content or third-party software.
The TOS and the relationship between you and IYBA are governed by the laws of the State of Florida without regard to
its conflict of law provisions. You and IYBA agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the
courts located within the county of Broward, Florida.
The failure of IYBA to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the TOS is not a waiver of such right or
provision. If any provision of the TOS is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties
nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the
provision, and the other provisions of the TOS remain in full force and effect.
You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or
related to use of the Service or the TOS must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose
or be forever barred.
The section titles in the TOS are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.
We reserve all rights not expressly granted or addressed herein.
Procedure for Notice of Copyright Infringement Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. 512. If
you wish to notify us of Content or postings on this Site that may result in copyright infringement pursuant to the
Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. 512, please mail your notification to Legal Department, IYBA 1845
Cordova Rd, Suite 205, Fort Lauderdale FL 33316 or fax your notification to our designated agent at 1-954-764-0697.
- General Information