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CarGurus.com Terms and Conditions of Use

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE.

The CarGurus.com website is owned and operated by CarGurus LLC ("CarGurus"). By using this web site, you explicitly agree to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions, which CarGurus may change at any time. Please review these terms and conditions periodically for changes.

Ownership And Copyright

Except as otherwise indicated, this web site, and all text, images, marks, logos, and other content contained herein ("Site Content") is copyright CarGurus LLC, all rights reserved. CarGurus, the Car Logo, and all other marks displayed on this site (the "Trademarks") are registered and/or common law trademarks of CarGurus and/or various third parties. Nothing contained on this site may be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark without the prior written permission of CarGurus or such other party that may own the Trademarks.

Use of Chat Rooms, Bulletin Boards and Other Interactive Areas

The Site may contain discussion forums, bulletin boards, review services or other forums in which you or third parties may post reviews of automobiles and their related services or other content, messages, materials or other items on the Site ("Interactive Areas"). If CarGurus provides such Interactive Areas, you are solely responsible for your use of such Interactive Areas and use them at your own risk. By using any Interactive Areas, you expressly agree not to post, upload to, transmit, distribute, store, create or otherwise publish through the Site any of the following:

  1. Any message, data, information, text, music, sound, photos, graphics, code or other material ("Content") that is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, suggestive, harassing, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, fraudulent or otherwise objectionable;
  2. Content that would constitute, encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local, state, national or international law, including, without limitation, the regulations of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission or any rules of a securities exchange such as the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange or the NASDAQ;
  3. Content that may infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual or proprietary right of any party;
  4. Content that impersonates any person or entity or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity;
  5. Unsolicited promotions, political campaigning, advertising or solicitations;
  6. Private information of any third party, including, without limitation, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, Social Security numbers and credit card numbers;
  7. Viruses, corrupted data or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files;
  8. Content that is unrelated to the topic of the Interactive Area(s) in which such Content is posted; or
  9. Content that, in the sole judgment of CarGurus, is objectionable or which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Interactive Areas or the Site, or which may expose CarGurus or its affiliates or its users to any harm or liability of any type.

By posting or distributing Content to or through the Site, unless we indicate otherwise, you (a) grant CarGurus and its affiliates a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, transferable, irrevocable and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, distribute, publish, create derivative works from and publicly display and perform such Content throughout the world in any media, now known or hereafter devised; (b) grant CarGurus and its affiliates and sublicensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such Content, if they choose; and (c) represent and warrant that (i) you own and control all of the rights to the Content that you post or otherwise distribute, or you otherwise have the lawful right to post and distribute such Content to or through the Site; (ii) such Content is accurate and not misleading; and (iii) use and posting or other transmission of such Content does not violate these Site Terms and will not violate any rights of or cause injury to any person or entity. You further grant CarGurus the right to pursue at law any person or entity that violates your or CarGurus' rights in the Content by a breach of these Site Terms.

CarGurus takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any Content posted, stored or uploaded by you or any third party, or for any loss or damage thereto, nor is CarGurus liable for any mistakes, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, falsehoods, obscenity, pornography or profanity you may encounter. As a provider of interactive services, CarGurus is not liable for any statements, representations or Content provided by its users in any public forum, personal home page or other Interactive Area. Although CarGurus has no obligation to screen, edit or monitor any of the Content posted to or distributed through any Interactive Area, CarGurus reserves the right, and has absolute discretion, to remove, screen or edit without notice any Content posted or stored on the Site at any time and for any reason, and you are solely responsible for creating backup copies of and replacing any Content you post or store on the Site at your sole cost and expense.

Any use of the Interactive Areas or other portions of the Site in violation of the foregoing violates these Site Terms and may result in, among other things, termination or suspension of your rights to use the Interactive Areas and/or the Site. In order to cooperate with legitimate governmental requests, subpoenas or court orders, to protect CarGurus' systems and customers, or to ensure the integrity and operation of CarGurus business and systems, CarGurus may access and disclose any information it considers necessary or appropriate, including, without limitation, user profile information (i.e. name, email address, etc.), IP addressing and traffic information, usage history, and posted Content.

CarGurus' right to disclose any such information shall govern over any terms of CarGurus' Privacy Policy.

Rights to User Content

Content submitted by users will be considered non-confidential and CarGurus is under no obligation to treat such Content as proprietary information. Without limiting the foregoing, CarGurus  reserves the right to use the Content as it deems appropriate, including, without limitation, deleting, editing, modifying, rejecting, or refusing to post it. CarGurus is under no obligation to offer you any payment for Content that you submit or the opportunity to edit, delete or otherwise modify Content once it has been submitted to CarGurus. CarGurus shall have no duty to attribute authorship of Content to you, and shall not be obligated to enforce any form of attribution by third parties.

If it is determined that you retain moral rights (including rights of attribution or integrity) in the Content, you hereby declare that (a) you do not require that any personally identifying information be used in connection with the Content, or any derivative works of or upgrades or updates thereto; (b) you have no objection to the publication, use, modification, deletion and exploitation of the Content by CarGurus or its licensees, successors and assigns; (c) you forever waive and agree not to claim or assert any entitlement to any and all moral rights of an author in any of the Content; and (d) you forever release CarGurus, and its licensees, successors and assigns, from any claims that you could otherwise assert against CarGurus by virtue of any such moral rights.

Use of CarGurus Answers Service

CarGurus provides automotive information ("Information") as part of its answers product for informational purposes only, which should not be construed as professional advice. No action should be taken based upon any of the Information contained in the answers services. You should seek independent professional advice from a person who is licensed and/or knowledgeable in the applicable automotive area before acting upon any opinion, advice, or information contained in the answers services.

Use of CarGurus Listings Service

The information on vehicles provided in this service is supplied by the seller or other third parties; CarGurus is not responsible for the accuracy of such information. CarGurus provides this service and materials without representations or warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied. Prices do not include additional fees such as government fees and taxes, title and registration fees, finance charges, dealer document preparation fees, and emission testing.

Use Of This Web Site

CarGurus authorizes you to view, download, and print Site Content subject to the following conditions: (i) you may only do so for your own personal and non-commercial use; (ii) you may not modify the Site Content; (iii) any displays or printouts of Site Content must be marked "© [year], CarGurus LLC, All rights reserved."; (iv) you may not remove or modify any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices that have been placed in the Site Content by CarGurus; (v) you may not reproduce, prepare derivative works from, distribute or display Site Content, except as provided herein. Except as expressly permitted above, copying, transmission, reproduction, republication, posting, or redistribution of the Site Content or any portion thereof is strictly prohibited without the prior written permission of CarGurus. To request permission, you may contact CarGurus as follows:

Editor
CarGurus.com
1 Bow Street, 4th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02138

You represent and warrant that your use of Site Content will be consistent with this license and will not infringe or violate the rights of any other party or breach any contract or legal duty to any other parties, or violate any applicable law. You expressly agree to indemnify CarGurus against any liability to any person arising out of your use of Site Content not in accordance with these terms and conditions.

WARRANTY DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

CARGURUS LLC MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OF ANY KIND REGARDING THE SUITABILITY OF THE SITE CONTENT, OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, FOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SITE CONTENT IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND CARGURUS LLC EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR USE, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES. CARGURUS LLC ALSO EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION AS TO THE ACCURACY OR PROPRIETARY CHARACTER OF THE SITE CONTENT. YOU WAIVE AND COVENANT NOT TO ASSERT ANY CLAIMS OR ALLEGATIONS OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO YOUR USE OF THE WEB SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL CLAIMS AND ALLEGATIONS RELATING TO THE ALLEGED INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS, THE ALLEGED INACCURACY OF SITE CONTENT, OR ALLEGATIONS THAT CARGURUS LLC HAS OR SHOULD INDEMNIFY, DEFEND, OR HOLD YOU HARMLESS FROM ANY CLAIM OR ALLEGATION ARISING FROM YOUR USE OR OTHER EXPLOITATION OF THE SITE. YOU USE THE CARGURUS. COM SITE AT YOUR OWN RISK AND NEITHER CARGURUS LLC NOR THE PARTIES WHO PROVIDE INFORMATION AND MATERIAL FOR PUBLICATION WITHIN THE SITE CONTENT SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY SORT ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SITE. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Links To Other Sites

The CarGurus.com site contains links to third-party web sites. The linked sites are not under the control of CarGurus, and CarGurus is not responsible for the contents of any linked site. CarGurus provides these links as a convenience, and a link does not imply endorsement of, sponsorship of, or affiliation with the linked site by CarGurus. Linked sites are owned and operated by independent retailers or service providers, and therefore, CarGurus cannot ensure that you will be satisfied with their products, services, or business practices. You should make whatever investigation you feel necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any transaction with any of these third parties.

Digital Millennium Copyright Act Compliance

CarGurus complies with the provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act applicable to internet service providers (17 U.S.C. SS 512). If you have any complaints or objections to material posted on this site, or if you believe that material posted on this site infringes a copyright that you hold, you may contact our Designated Agent copyright@cargurus.com, at the following address:

Editor
CarGurus.com
1 Bow Street, 4th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02138

Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

The CarGurus.com web site (excluding links to third-party sites) is owned and controlled by CarGurus, and operated by CarGurus from its offices in and around Cambridge, MA. While CarGurus has made no effort to publish the CarGurus.com site elsewhere, because this site is published on the World Wide Web it is accessible in all fifty states of the United States and in other countries. Each of these places has laws that may differ from those of Massachusetts and from each other. You and CarGurus both benefit from establishing a predictable legal environment in which to publish, access and use this site. Therefore, by publishing, accessing, and/or using the CarGurus.com web site, you and CarGurus explicitly agree that all disputes, claims, or other matters arising from or relating to your use of this site will be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, without regard to its conflicts of law principles. You agree that all claims you may have against CarGurus arising from or relating to the operation or use of this web site will be heard and resolved in a court of competent subject matter jurisdiction located in Boston, Massachusetts. You consent to the personal jurisdiction of such courts over you, stipulate to the fairness and convenience of proceeding in such courts, and covenant not to assert any objection to proceeding in such courts. If you chose to access this web site from locations other than Boston, MA, you will be responsible for compliance with all local laws of such other jurisdiction.

Modifications

CarGurus may change, add, or delete these Terms and Conditions of Use or any portion thereof from time to time in its sole discretion. CarGurus will provide you with reasonable notice of any changes. Thereafter, you expressly agree to be bound by any such amended Terms and Conditions of Use. CarGurus may change, suspend, or discontinue any aspect of the CarGurus.com service at any time, including availability of any feature, database, or content. CarGurus may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to all or parts of the CarGurus.com web site without notice or liability.

YOUR CONTINUED USE OF CARGURUS.COM NOW, OR FOLLOWING THE POSTING OF ANY SUCH NOTICE OF ANY CHANGES WILL INDICATE ACCEPTANCE BY YOU OF SUCH MODIFICATIONS.

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