Assent to Terms
Before using this site, please read these terms and conditions of PayYourRent.com. You signify your acceptance of these terms and conditions of service by clicking the “Accept” button and continuing to access or use this site, or any service available on this site. At any time and from time to time, PayYourRent.com may modify the terms and conditions of access and use of this site. Accordingly, please continue to review these terms and conditions of service whenever accessing or using this site. Your use of the site, or any service on this site, after PayYourRent.com has the posted modifications to these terms and conditions of service will constitute your acceptance of any and all additional terms and conditions of service, as modified. If, at any time, you do not wish to accept the terms and conditions of service, you may not use the site. Any terms and conditions proposed by you which are in addition to or which conflict with these terms and conditions of service are expressly rejected by PayYourRent.com and shall be devoid of all force and effect to the fullest extent allowed by applicable law.
Description of PayYourRent.com’s Services
PayYourRent.com provides access to an Internet-based credit card and online electronic checking payment service to corporate affiliates, rental property owners, rental property managers (the “Participating Affiliates”) and their respective residents or tenants (“Tenants”), which facilitates various electronic payment services for monthly rents, periodic rents, application fees, security deposits, other deposits, condo fees, timeshare charges, fixed utility payments, other fixed payments and all other fees and charges related to leased space, fixed or variable (the “Service”).
You, as the Tenant of a Participating Affiliate, are eligible to use the Service to pay your rent and utilize any additional features offered on the Service by your Participating Affiliate. Your credit card or online electronic checking payments made through the Service will be remitted to your Participating Affiliate in accordance with our terms and conditions with the Participating Affiliates. You will receive a timely written confirmation from PayYourRent.com acknowledging PayYourRent.com’s receipt of credit card or online electronic checking payments. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features, which enhance or augment PayYourRent.com’s current service offering shall be subject to the terms and conditions of service. You must obtain access to the World Wide Web and/or Internet in order to use the Service, either directly or through other devices that access web-based content. You must also pay any service fees associated with such access. In addition, you must supply all necessary equipment to connect to the World Wide Web and/or Internet, including a computer, a modem or other access devices.
As a Participating Affiliate, you are appointing PayYourRent.com as your agent to (i) collect payments from all payers who sign up for the PayYourRent.com service and (ii) credit your Account(s) provided to PayYourRent.com. In consideration of PayYourRent.com’s performance of services hereunder, you acknowledge and agree to the following:
- You represent the Management Company and/or Landlord and all properties owned or managed by the Management Company/Landlord that are using the Service. You certify that you have full authority to enter into this Agreement and that all necessary approvals have been obtained to enter into this Agreement.
- You authorize PayYourRent.com to act as an agent on your behalf to process payments from your Tenants via ACH and/or credit card processing to any bank account provided to PayYourRent.com in the name of the Management Company and/or Landlord.
- In the event that a credit issued by PayYourRent.com on behalf of one of your Tenants comes back returned by the account holder’s bank or credit card company for fraudulent activity, insufficient funds, chargeback dispute, or any other return reason, you understand that the credit for the returned item issued will be reversed from original deposit account by the account holder’s bank or credit card company. In this event, you certify that the funds will be available for reversal and will be liable in the event that the funds are not available.
- You authorize PayYourRent.com to create a merchant account to process VISA, MasterCard, Discover, American Express and ACH payments for the Management Company and/or Landlord. The Management Company and/or Landlord will only be responsible for fees with PayYourRent.com as stated on the Manager Signup pages of PayYourRent.com.
- You authorize PayYourRent.com to act as an agent to manage and collect VISA, MasterCard, Discover, American Express and ACH payments through the Merchant ID for the Management Company and/or Landlord. All payments will be credited to the Management Company and/or Landlord’s existing bank account(s) on file with PayYourRent.com. Transactions processed via this Merchant ID will be exclusively for the Management Company and/or Landlord.
- You understand that PayYourRent.com or the Management Company and/or Landlord can terminate this agreement with written notice upon thirty (30) days notice. In the event a chargeback or returned item processed to the Management Company after the termination date, you certify that the funds will be available for reversal and the Management Company will be liable in the event that the funds are not available.
- You acknowledge that the origination of Automated Clearing House (“ACH”) transactions to your Account must comply with all applicable state and federal laws.
In consideration of your use of the Service, you agree to: (i) provide information about yourself that is true, accurate, current and complete as prompted by the Service’s sign up form (the “Sign Up Information”) and (ii) where applicable and appropriate, maintain and promptly update the Sign Up Information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or if PayYourRent.com has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, PayYourRent.com reserves the right to suspend or terminate your PayYourRent.com account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service. You may not use the Service for any illegal purpose or in any manner inconsistent with the terms and conditions of service.
Fees and Payments – Tenants
PayYourRent.com reserves the right at any time to change and/or increase fees for access to portions of the Service or the Service as a whole. You shall pay any and all applicable fees and charges incurred through your account at the time of payment submission, including but not limited to charges for any services offered through the Service by PayYourRent.com or by any other vendor or service provider. You shall pay all applicable taxes relating to the use of the Service through your account, and the purchase of any other services. Late fees may be assessed by the Participating Affiliate for rent payments made by credit card or ACH, which occur after the late dates and or grace periods as established in your agreement with your Participating Affiliate.
Fees and Payments – Participating Affiliates
PayYourRent.com reserves the right at any time to change and/or increase fees for access to portions of the Service or the Service as a whole. You shall pay all fees and charges incurred through your account at the rates in effect for the billing period in which such fees and charges are incurred, including but not limited to monthly, transaction, returned transaction fees and other charges for any services offered through the Service by PayYourRent.com or by any other vendor or service provider. You shall pay all applicable taxes relating to the use of the Service through your account. You shall provide and maintain on file with PayYourRent.com a valid payment method (e.g., card or ACH) to be auto debited for the total of service fees due each month, and you authorize PayYourRent.com to charge for its services using such payment method. You are responsible for the timely payment of invoices and understand that PayYourRent.com services may be suspended, and funding held until payment is made.
Payment Cancellation, Credit and Refunds
For payments you believe were improperly made, PayYourRent.com may, in its sole discretion, void, rescind or issue a credit for a payment made through the Service at any time prior to the remittance of such payment to a Participating Affiliate. If a payment dispute arises after payment is forwarded to a Participating Affiliate, the responsibility to settle the payment dispute rests with the Tenant and Participating Affiliate. The Tenant waives the right to cancel credit card payments which have been cleared through PayYourRent.com clearing entity.
All convenience fees paid to PayYourRent.com are non-refundable.
PayYourRent.com is not a collection agency. Each Participating Affiliate is responsible for ensuring the collection of funds and the proper bank reconciliation of each associated merchant account. PayYourRent.com is not liable for any returned transaction for any reason.
Service Cancelation – Tenants
Tenants may cancel use of the Service with or without cause at any time and effective immediately. A Tenant may cancel the Service by calling 1-888-800-4797 or by sending an e-mail to email@example.com to request discontinuance of the Service. Tenant will remain liable for all outstanding payments and fees due at the time of cancelation. PayYourRent.com may terminate the Service immediately without notice if you, in PayYourRent.com’s sole discretion, fail to comply with any provision of these terms and conditions of Service.
Service Cancelation – Participating Affiliate
Participating Affiliates may cancel use of the Service with or without cause at any time with thirty (30) days written notice. A Participating Affiliate may cancel the Service by calling 1-888-800-4797 or by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org to request discontinuance of the Service. Participating Affiliate will remain liable for all outstanding charges and fees due up to and including the thirty (30) days following written notice of cancellation. PayYourRent.com may terminate the Service immediately without notice if you, in PayYourRent.com’s sole discretion, fail to comply with any provision of these terms and conditions of Service. Upon termination by you or upon notice of termination by PayYourRent.com, you must destroy promptly all materials obtained from the Service and any copies thereof.
Membership Account, Password and Security
You will create a password and account designation when completing the sign-up process for the Service. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account and are fully responsible for all activities occurring under your password or account. You agree to notify PayYourRent.com immediately if you notice the unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security. PayYourRent.com cannot and will not be liable for any damage or loss arising from your failure to comply with this section.
You acquire absolutely no rights or licenses in or to the Service and materials contained within the Service other than the limited right to utilize the Service in accordance with the terms and conditions of service. Should you choose to download content from the Service, you must do so in accordance with the terms and conditions of service. Such download is licensed to you by PayYourRent.com only for your own personal, noncommercial use in accordance with the terms and conditions of service and does not transfer any other rights to you.
This Site and all Site design, including but not limited to text, content, photographs, video, audio, interfaces, graphics and the selection and the arrangement thereof is protected by patents, copyrights, trademarks, service marks, international treaties and/or other proprietary rights and laws of the US and other countries. PayYourRent.com’s Service is also protected as a collective work or compilation under US copyright and other laws and treaties. All individual articles of information, policies and other elements making up the Service are also copyrighted works. You agree to abide by all applicable patent, trademark, copyright and other laws, as well as any additional patent, trademark and copyright notices or restrictions contained in the Service. Any use of materials on this Site, other than as permitted under Section 2 of this agreement including reproduction, modification, distribution, or republication, without prior written permission of PayYourRent.com is absolutely prohibited.
The information, services, products, and materials contained in this Site, including, without limitation, text, graphics, and links, are provided on an “AS IS” basis with no warranty. To the maximum extent permitted by law, PayYourRent.com disclaims all representations and WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, with respect to such information, services, products, and materials, including but not limited to WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, title, non-infringement, freedom from computer virus, and implied warranties arising from course of dealing or course of performance. It and its employees, representatives, agents and suppliers, against any claim, suit, action or other proceeding brought against PayYourRent.com, its employees, representatives, suppliers and agents, by a third party, to the extent that such claim, suit, action or other proceeding brought against PayYourRent.com, its employees, representatives, suppliers and agents is based on or arises in connection with the Service, or any links on the Service, including, but not limited to: (i) your use or someone using your computer for use of the Service; (ii) your use or someone using your account, where applicable; (iii) a violation of the terms and conditions of service by you or anyone using your computer (or account, where applicable); (iv) a claim that any use of the Service by you or someone using your computer (or account, where applicable) infringes any intellectual property right of any third party, or any right of personality or publicity, is libelous or defamatory, or otherwise results in injury or damage to any third party; (v) any deletions, additions, insertions or alterations to, or any unauthorized use of, the Service by you or someone using your computer (or account, where applicable); (vi) any misrepresentation, including false or inaccurate Sign Up Information, or breach of representation or warranty made by you contained herein; or (vii) any breach of any covenant or agreement to be performed by you under these terms and conditions of service. You agree to pay any and all costs, damages and expenses, including, but not limited to, reasonable attorney’s fees and costs awarded against or otherwise incurred by or in connection with or arising from any such claim, suit, action or proceeding attributable to any such claim.
Jurisdiction and Governing Law
You irrevocably agree that all actions or proceedings arising out of, from or related to these terms and conditions of service or the Service shall be litigated in local, state or federal court having the situs within the State of Tennessee. You further hereby consent and submit to the jurisdiction of any local, state or federal courts located within said state and hereby waive any right to transfer or change the venue of any such litigation. All actions or proceedings arising out of, from or related to these terms and conditions of service or the Service shall be governed and controlled by application of the laws of the State of Tennessee as to interpretation, enforcement, validity, construction, effect and in all other respects.
You acknowledge that PayYourRent.com has the right to change the content or technical specifications of any aspect of the Service at any time at PayYourRent.com’s sole discretion. You further accept that any such changes may result in your being unable to access the Service.
Captions and Headings
The captions and headings appearing in terms and condition of service are for reference only and will not be considered in construing this agreement.
If any provision of the terms and conditions of service, or the application thereof, is found invalid or unenforceable, that provision will be amended to achieve as nearly as possible the same economic effect as the original provision and the remainder of this agreement will remain in full force.
These terms and conditions of service including the Sign Up Information contain the entire understanding and agreement between you and PayYourRent.com with respect to its subject matter, superseding all prior or contemporaneous representations, understandings, and any other oral or written agreements between the parties with respect to such subject matter.
Consent Representations and Warranties
By clicking the “Accept” or “Signup” button, you represent and warrant that you have read, acknowledge and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of the PayYourRent.com service. You further represent and agree that: (i) you have the power and authority to enter into this agreement; (ii) you are at least eighteen (18) years old; (iii) you will comply with all US law regarding the transmission of any data obtained from the Service in accordance with the terms and conditions of service, (iv) you will not use the Service for illegal purposes, and (v) you will not interfere or disrupt networks connected to the Service.
*Zero-day hold exceptions
Due to recent increases in fraud, instead of the usual next day funding, we temporarily reserve the right to hold sole proprietorship funds for 4-5 business days. This does not affect corporations, limited liability companies and certain other accounts, but it will affect landlords and property managers who set their accounts up as a sole proprietorships.