Terms & Conditions

1. Your Acceptance

Homadorma Inc. (hereafter referred to as "Homadorma", “we”, “us’, or “our”) establishes a homestay family network that screens homestay families, and connects them with trustworthy international students on visa seeking accommodations. Homadorma.com (the "Site" or “Platform”) provides an online platform to facilitate our homestay placement and management business. By accessing and using the Site, you agree to comply with and be legally bound by the terms and conditions of these Terms of Service (“Terms”), whether or not you become a registered user of the Site. If you do not agree with these Terms of Service, please exit and do not use the Site.

2. Modification

Homadorma reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify the Site or to modify these Terms including the Service Fees, at any time and without prior notice. If we modify these Terms, we will post the modification on the Site or provide you with notice of the modification. We will also update the “Last Updated Date” at the top of these Terms. By continuing to access or use the Site after we have posted a modification on the Site or have provided you with notice of a modification, you are indicating that you agree to be bound by the modified Terms. If the modified Terms are not acceptable to you, your only recourse is to cease using the Site. Your continued use of the Site following any such posting will be deemed as consent to the new Terms.

3. Third Party Information

The Site may contain links to non-Homadorma websites and third-party information. Please note that the contents of such websites and such third-party information are not controlled or influenced by Homadorma. Any such links or information is provided merely as a convenience. Homadorma shall not be liable for any use thereof by visitors to the Site. In addition, a link to a non-Homadorma website does not mean that Homadorma endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content of such website, or the consequences of your use thereof. Accordingly, we encourage you to be aware when you leave the Site and to read the terms and conditions and privacy policy of each other website that you visit.

4. Your Use of Content on the Site

In addition to the general restrictions above, the following restrictions and conditions apply specifically to your use of content on the Homadorma Website.

A. The content on the Homadorma Website, except all User Submissions (as defined below), including without limitation, the text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, interactive features and the like ("Content") and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein ("Marks"), are owned by or licensed to Homadorma, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under the law. Member content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use only and may not be downloaded, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of the respective owners. Homadorma reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Website and the Content.

B. You may access User Submissions solely:

  • for your information and personal use;
  • as intended through the normal functionality of the Homadorma Service

C. User Feedback is made available to you solely as intended through the normal functionality of the Homadorma Service. User Feedback is made available "as is", and may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, downloaded, or otherwise exploited in any manner not intended by the normal functionality of the Homadorma Service or otherwise as prohibited under this Agreement.

D. You may access Homadorma Content, User Submissions and other content only as permitted under this Agreement. Homadorma reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Homadorma Content and the Homadorma Service.

E. You agree to not engage in the use, copying, or distribution of any of the Content other than expressly permitted herein, including any use, copying, or distribution of User Submissions of third parties obtained through the Website for any commercial purposes.

F. You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Homadorma Website or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on use of the Homadorma Website or the Content therein.

G. You understand that when using the Homadorma Website, you will be exposed to User Submissions from a variety of sources, and you further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to User Submissions that are inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable, and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against Homadorma with respect thereto, and agree to indemnify and hold Homadorma, its Owners/Operators, affiliates, and/or licensors, harmless to the fullest extent allowed by law regarding all matters related to your use of the site.

5. Your User Submissions and Conduct

A. As a Homadorma account holder you may submit photo content, video content and textual content identified as “public”, and collectively referred to as "User Submissions." You understand that whether or not such User Submissions are published, Homadorma does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any User Submissions.

B. You shall be solely responsible for your own User Submissions and the consequences of posting or publishing them. In connection with User Submissions, you affirm, represent, and/or warrant that: you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize Homadorma to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all User Submissions to enable inclusion and use of the User Submissions in the manner contemplated by the Website and these Terms of Service.

C. For clarity, you retain all of your ownership rights in your User Submissions. However, by submitting User Submissions to Homadorma, you hereby grant Homadorma a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicenseable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the User Submissions in connection with the Homadorma Website and Homadorma's (and its successors' and affiliates') business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the Homadorma Website (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels. You also hereby grant each user of the Homadorma Website a non-exclusive license to access your User Submissions through the Website, and to use, reproduce, distribute, display and perform such User Submissions as permitted through the functionality of the Website and under these Terms of Service. The above licenses granted by you terminate within a commercially reasonable time after you remove or delete your User Submissions from the Homadorma Service. You understand and agree, however, that Homadorma may retain, but not display, distribute, or perform, server copies of User Submissions that have been removed or deleted. The above licenses granted by you in User Feedback are perpetual and irrevocable.

D. In connection with User Submissions, you further agree that you will not submit material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to post the material and to grant Homadorma all of the license rights granted herein.

E. You further agree that you will not, in connection with User Submissions, submit material that is contrary to applicable local, national, and international laws and regulations.

F. Homadorma does not endorse any User Submission or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and Homadorma expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with User Submissions. Homadorma does not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property rights on its Website, and Homadorma will remove all Content and User Submissions if properly notified that such Content or User Submission infringes on another's intellectual property rights. Homadorma reserves the right to remove Content and User Submissions without prior notice.

6. Account Termination Policy

A. Homadorma will terminate a User's access to its Website if, under appropriate circumstances, they are determined to be a repeat infringer.

B. Homadorma reserves the right to decide whether Content or a User Submission is appropriate and complies with these Terms of Service for violations other than copyright infringement, such as, but not limited to, pornography, obscene or defamatory material, or excessive length. Homadorma may remove such User Submissions and/or terminate a User's access for uploading such material in violation of these Terms of Service at any time, without prior notice and at its sole discretion.

7. Warranty Disclaimer

You agree that your use of the Homadorma website shall be at your sole risk. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Homadorma, its officers, directors, employees, and agents disclaim all warranties, express or implied, in connection with the website and your use thereof. Homadorma makes no warranties or representations about the accuracy or completeness of this site's content or the content of any sites linked to this site and assumes no liability or responsibility for any (i) errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content, (ii) personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to and use of our website, (iii) any unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored therein, (iv) any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from our website, (iv) any bugs, viruses, trojan horses, or the like which may be transmitted to or through our website by any third party, and/or (v) any errors or omissionsin any content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the Homadorma website. Homadorma does not warrant, endorse, guarantee, or assume responsibility for any product or service advertised or offered by a third party through the Homadorma website or any hyperlinked website or featured in any banner or other advertising, and Homadorma will not be a party to or in any way be responsible for monitoring any transaction between you and third-party providers of products or services. As with the purchase of a product or service through any medium or in any environment, you should use your best judgment and exercise caution where appropriate.

8. Limitation of Liability

In no event shall Homadorma, its officers, directors, employees, or agents, be liable to you for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive, or consequential damages whatsoever resulting from any (i) errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content, (ii) personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to and use of our website, (iii) any unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored therein, (iv) any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from our website, (iv) any bugs, viruses, trojan horses, or the like, which may be transmitted to or through our website by any third party, and/or (v) any errors or omissions in any content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of your use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the Homadorma website, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether ornot the company is advised of the possibility of such damages. While the foregoing limitation of liability shall apply to the fullest extent permitted by law in the applicable jurisdiction, where conditions, warranties or other rights are implied in this agreement or otherwise conferred by law, and it is not lawful or possible to exclude them, then those conditions, warranties or other rights will (but only to the extent required by law) apply to this agreement. At the option of Homadorma, our liability for breach of implied conditions or warranties is limited, to the extent permitted by law to, if the breach relates to goods, (i) the replacement of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods, (ii) the repair of the goods, (iii) the payment of the cost of replacing the goods or of acquiring equivalent goods, or (iv) the payment of having the goods repaired and, if the breach relates to services, (i) the supply of the services again; or (ii) the payment of the cost of having the services supplied again.

You specifically acknowledge that Homadorma shall not be liable for user submissions or the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of any third party and that the risk of harm or damage from the foregoing rests entirely with you.

The Website is controlled and offered by Homadorma from its facilities in Canada. Those who access or use the Homadorma Website from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local law.

9. Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Homadorma, its parent corporation, officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees) arising from: (i) your use of and access to the Homadorma Website; (ii) your violation of any term of these Terms of Service; (iii) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right; or (iv) any claim that one of your User Submissions caused damage to a third party. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms of Service and your use of the Homadorma Website.

10. Ability to Accept Terms of Service

You affirm that you are either more than 18 years of age, or an emancipated minor, or possess legal parental or guardian consent, and are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in these Terms of Service, and to abide by and comply with these Terms of Service.

11. Assignment

These Terms of Service, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by Homadorma without restriction.

12. General

You agree that:

  • the Homadorma Website shall be deemed solely based in Ontario, Canada; and
  • the Homadorma Website shall be deemed a passive website that does not give rise to personal jurisdiction over Homadorma, either specific or general, in jurisdictions other than Canada. These Terms of Service shall be governed by the internal substantive laws of the Province of Ontario, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Any claim or dispute between you and Homadorma that arises in whole or in part from the Homadorma Website shall be decided exclusively by a court of competent jurisdiction. These Terms of Service, together with the Privacy Statement and any other legal notices published by Homadorma on the Website, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and Homadorma concerning the Homadorma Website. If any provision of these Terms of Service is deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms of Service, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of this these Terms of Service shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and Homadorma's failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. Homadorma reserves the right to amend these Terms of Service at any time and without notice, and it is your responsibility to review these Terms of Service for any changes. Your use of the Homadorma Website following any amendment of these Terms of Service will signify your assent to and acceptance of its revised terms. You and Homadorma agree that any cause of action arising out of or related to the Homadorma website must commence within one (1) year after the cause of action accrues. Otherwise, such cause of action is permanently barred.
SCHEDULE A - Privacy Statement

Data collected on the basis of consent

Upon your request and expression of consent, we collect the following data for the purpose of providing services to you. Your data is not used for any other purposes or shared with third parties. It is removed upon your withdrawal of consent or your request to terminate theses services.

Personal Information

  • Guests/Public: You can access the public site, as well as public member information without having a Homadorma Account. You can also contact us without having a Homadorma Account.
  • Member Account Access: Certain other activities on Homadorma—like beginning a Homestay application as a host or student, uploading photos/videos and other information, leaving feedback, and using the internal messaging/email feature—require you to have a Homadorma Account. We ask for some personal information when you create a Homadorma account, which includes your email address and a password, this information is used to protect your account from unauthorized access. A Homadorma account allows you to access many of our services that require registration.
  • Usage Information: We record information about your usage, such as when you use Homadorma, messages sent and received through internal messages/email, as well as information you display or click on within the Homadorma system (including system alerts and flows, as well as custom user pages).
  • Content Uploaded to Site: Any personal information, photo content or video content that you voluntarily disclose online becomes publicly available and can be collected and used by others.
  • “Private” Content: Certain pages and information fields are identified as “private”, such as within personal profile pages, and this information is used only by Homadorma certified supervisors under normal operations without prejudice, and will only be disclosed to external parties for the purpose of ensuring that your application can be successfully processed. The information will not be disclosed to any external unrelated party.

Information Uses

  • Any photos or videos that you submit to Homadorma may be redistributed through the Internet and other media channels and may be viewed by the general public.
  • We do not use your email address or other personally identifiable information to send commercial or marketing messages without your consent. We may, however, use your email address without further consent for non-marketing or administrative purposes (such as notifying you of major Homadorma Site changes or for customer service purposes).
  • We use certain non-personally identifiable information (such as anonymous user usage data, cookies, IP addresses, browser type, etc.) to improve the quality and design of the Homadorma Site and to create new features, promotions, functionality and services by storing, tracking, analyzing and processing user preferences and trends, as well as user activity and communications.
  • We use cookies, clear gifs and log file information to: (a) store information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit the Homadorma Sites; (b) provide custom, personalised content and information; (c) monitor the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns; (d) monitor aggregate metrics such as total number of visitors, pages viewed, etc.; and (e) track your entries, submissions and status in promotions, sweepstakes and contests. These cookies will be saved on your computer until you delete them.


  • The website uses a minimal build of Google Analytics, a service which transmits website traffic data to Google servers in the United States and allows us to notice trends to improve the user experience on our website. This minimal build processes personal data such as: the unique User ID set by Google Analytics, the date and time, the title of the page being viewed, the URL of the page being viewed, the URL of the page that was viewed prior to the current page, the screen resolution, the time in local timezone, the files that were clicked on and downloaded, the links clicked on to an outside domain, the type of device, and the country, region, and city.
  • You may opt out of this tracking at any time by activating the “Do Not Track” setting in your browser.

Public Information

  • When you create an account on the Homadorma site, some information regarding your account and your account activity will be provided to other Users of the site. This may include the date you opened your account, the date you last logged in to your account.
  • You can also choose to add personal information that will be visible to other Users on your public profile. This may include a profile picture, your name, gender, relationship status or other details.

Your rights pertaining your data

  • You may, of course, decline to submit personally identifiable information through the Homadorma Site, in which case you can still view publicly accessible information on the guest pages, but Homadorma will not be able to provide certain services to you, such as facilitating a Homestay Placement.
  • You may update or correct your personal profile information and email preferences at any time by contacting us at info@Homadorma.com.
  • You have
    • The right to withdraw consent
    • The right of access
    • The right to erasure
    • The right to rectification
    • The right to data portability
    • The right to object
    • Notification of data breaches
    • The right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

Information Sharing

Homadorma only shares personal information with other companies or individuals outside of Homadorma in the following limited circumstances:

  • We have your consent. We require opt-in consent for the sharing of any sensitive personal information.
  • We provide such information to our subsidiaries, affiliated companies or other trusted businesses or persons for the purpose of processing personal information on your behalf. We require that these parties agree to process such information based on our instructions and in compliance with this Policy and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures.
  • We have a good faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to (a) facilitate the success of your application and involvement with Homadorma (b) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request, (c) enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations thereof, (d) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, or (e) protect against imminent harm to the rights, property or safety of Homadorma, its users or the public as required or permitted by law.
  • We may share with third parties certain pieces of aggregated, non-personal information, such as the number of users who viewed a particular page, for example, or how many users clicked on a particular advertisement. Such information does not identify you individually.

Third-party Advertisers, Links to Other Sites

Homadorma allows other organizations to upload custom pages that link directly to Homadorma through your member homepage. You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party websites for more information on their practices and for instructions on how to opt out of certain practices. Homadorma’s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other websites.

Changes to this policy

Please note that this Privacy Policy may change from time to time. We will not reduce your rights under this Policy without your explicit consent, and we expect most such changes will be minor. Regardless, we will post any Policy changes on this page and, if the changes are significant, we will provide a more prominent notice (including, for certain services, email notification of Policy changes).

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