Trulia API Terms of Use

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

By accessing and using this API (the "API"), you explicitly agree to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions (the "API Terms of Use"), which Trulia may change at any time. Please review these terms and conditions periodically and check the version date for changes.

  1. Services. The Trulia API is a Trulia, Inc. service that allows pre-approved licensees to retrieve certain data regarding Trulia site traffic statistics to regions in the United States of America ("Trulia Data") on Trulia, Inc.. Trulia reserves the right to modify or discontinue the Services or a portion or attribute thereof, or the offering of any information, good, content, product or service with or without notice. Trulia shall not be liable to you or any third party should Trulia exercise its right to modify or discontinue the Service or part of it. Trulia will announce new releases at http://developer.trulia.com.

  2. Copyright And License. You are granted a limited, non-sublicensable right to access the API, use the Services and Trulia Data for your personal, non-commercial, and informational use only. Commerical use is defined as charging end users for access to the Trulia Data and/or selling the data to third parties. We reserve the right, without notice and in our sole discretion, to terminate your license to use the API, and to block or prevent future access to and use of the API.

    This license is subject to the following restrictions:

    • You may not use the Trulia APIs in connection with or to promote any products, services, or materials that constitute, promote or are used primarily for the purpose of dealing in: spyware, adware, or other malicious programs or code, counterfeit goods, items subject to US embargo, hate materials (e.g. Nazi memorabilia) or materials urging acts of terrorism or violence,goods made from protected animal/plant species, recalled goods, hacking/surveillance/interception/descrambling equipment, cigarettes, illegal drugs and paraphernalia, unlicensed sale of prescription drugs and medical devices, pornography, prostitution, body parts and bodily fluids, stolen products and items used for theft, fireworks, explosives, and hazardous materials, government IDs, police items, unlicensed trade or dealing in stocks and securities, gambling items, professional services regulated by state licensing regimes, non-transferable items such as airline tickets or event tickets, non-packaged food items, weapons and accessories;
    • You may not use the Trulia APIs in any manner or for any purpose that violates any law or regulation, any right of any person, including but not limited to intellectual property rights, rights of privacy, or rights of personality, or in any manner inconsistent with the Trulia TOS or these Terms of Use;
    • All calls to the Trulia API must reference the API Key issued to you as an approved licensee.
    • You agree that you will provide the Trulia Data to users on "as is" terms, with disclaimers substantially equivalent to those set forth in Section 14.
    • You agree to keep the API Key confidential, and not to share it with any third party. This license is personal to you, and any affiliates must seek and obtain their own license and API Key. You may not sell, lease, share, transfer, or sublicense the Trulia APIs or access or access codes thereto or derive income from the use or provision of the Trulia APIs, whether for direct commercial or monetary gain or otherwise, without Trulia's prior, express, written permission;
    • You may not use the Trulia APIs in a product or service that competes with products or services offered by Trulia, Inc.;
    • You may not retain any copies of the Trulia Data. Your license to Trulia Data is limited to making direct server calls to Trulia, Inc. for the Trulia Data and to distributing the Trulia Data to your end user on your Web site(s), immediately upon receipt by your servers.
    • You may not present the Trulia Data (or permit the Trulia Data to be presented) so that it appears to be available from a third party Web site.
    • You may not use the Trulia Data for direct marketing (i.e., mailing) or telemarketing lists without crediting Trulia, Inc. according to the attribution requirements outlined in Section 14;
    • You may not separately extract and provide or otherwise use data elements from the Trulia Data to enhance the data files of third parties.
    • You further agree not to otherwise reproduce, modify, distribute, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any portion of the Trulia API or any data provided by Trulia, Inc..
    • You are limited to one thousand (1000) calls to the Trulia API per day. Trulia, Inc. may approve higher daily call limits if you adhere to these API Terms of Use and pass a Trulia review.
    • If you become aware that any user of your implementation is in material breach of these API Terms of Use, any provisions you are required to offer under these API Terms of Use, or the terms of Trulia, Inc. Terms of Use linked pursuant to Section 3 and the Trulia API Network Attribution Requirements (the "Applicable Terms"), then you agree to notify Trulia, Inc. promptly of such breach by e-mail to developer@trulia.com. , and to take prompt commercially reasonable corrective action at your expense to remedy such breach. In addition, upon request of Trulia, Inc., you will either (a) use commercially reasonable efforts to obtain such equitable relief to prevent harm to Trulia, Inc. or its licensors, or (b) assign any of your applicable rights to permit Trulia, Inc. or the applicable licensor to seek such equitable relief. Your obligations to report and enforce the Applicable Terms will survive termination of these API Terms of Use or your use of the Trulia API.

  3. Trademarks and Service Marks. The Trulia name, logo(s) and links to Trulia, Inc. are copyrighted and ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Copyright © 2007 Trulia, Inc. You are granted a limited, non-sublicensable right to access this API, use the Services for your personal, non-commercial, and informational use only. You agree to use the Services in accordance with the Trulia API Attribution Requirements set forth below. We reserve the right, without notice and in our sole discretion, to terminate your license to use the Site, and to block or prevent future access to and use of the Site.

  4. Acceptable Use. You agree not to use the Trulia API, Trulia Data, or Trulia Brand & Links in any way that is unlawful, or harms Trulia, Inc., its service providers, its suppliers, your end users, or any other person. Further, pursuant to Section 10 below, Trulia, Inc. may terminate your use of the Trulia API, Trulia Data and Trulia Brand & Links if and when Trulia, Inc. determines that your use is inappropriate.

  5. Limited Relationship. You and Trulia, Inc. are independent contractors, and nothing in these API Terms of Use shall be construed as creating an employer-employee relationship, a partnership, or a joint venture. While you may publicly refer to the fact that you have implemented the Trulia API, you agree not make any other public statements that assert or imply any other relationship with Trulia, Inc., unless you have Trulia, Inc.'s prior written approval.

  6. Indemnity. You agree to hold harmless and indemnify Trulia, Inc., and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, employees, and suppliers, from and against any third party claim arising from or in any way related to your or your users' use of the Trulia API or Trulia Data, use of Trulia Brand & Links other than as set forth in the Trulia API Attribution Requirements, violation of these API Terms of Use or other actions connected with use of Trulia, Inc. services, including any liability or expense arising from all claims, losses, damages (actual and consequential), suits, judgments, litigation costs and attorneys' fees, of every kind and nature. In such a case, Trulia, Inc. will provide you with written notice of such claim, suit or action.

  7. NO WARRANTIES. THIS SITE, THE MATERIALS, DATA, AND THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING ALL CONTENT OR DATA DISTRIBUTED BY, DOWNLOADED OR ACCESSED FROM OR THROUGH THIS SERVICE, IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT AS TO THE INFORMATION, MATERIALS, AND CONTENT ON THE SITE. WE DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT MATERIALS IN THIS SITE ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT, OR ERROR-FREE. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS OR OMISSIONS RELATING TO PRICING, TEXT OR PHOTOGRAPHY.

  8. LIABILITY LIMITATION. IN NO EVENT SHALL TRULIA, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS, AFFILIATES, EMPLOYEES, ADVERTISERS, OR DATA PROVIDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF PROFITS, OR LOSS OF DATA) WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE), EQUITY OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THE TRULIA API OR TRULIA DATA, THE TRULIA DATA OR SERVICES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

  9. Intellectual Property. The Trulia API, Trulia Data, and Trulia Brand & Links are the property of Trulia, Inc., and subject to the intellectual property rights of Trulia, Inc. and its licensors. (c) 2007 Trulia, Inc.. All rights reserved.

  10. Modification. Trulia, Inc. may change, add to or delete these Terms of Use or any portion thereof from time to time at its sole discretion.

  11. Termination. Trulia, Inc. may change, suspend or discontinue the Trulia API and suspend or terminate your use of the Trulia API, Trulia Data, and/or Trulia Brand & Links at any time for any reason, without notice. You may also terminate by ceasing to use the Trulia API, Trulia Data, and Trulia Brand & Links, removing implementation of the Trulia API from your Web site(s), and deleting all copies of the Trulia Data and Trulia Brand & Links.

  12. Choice Of Law, Waiver, And Claims . These API Terms of Use shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict of law provisions. Trulia's failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Use will not be deemed to be a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms of Use 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 these Terms of Use 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 Services must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.

  13. General. You represent that you have the authority to bind the organization (if any) identified in your application for the Trulia API. You agree not to export from anywhere any part of the Trulia API, Trulia Data, or Trulia Brand & Links provided to you or any direct product thereof except in compliance with, and with all licenses and approvals required under, applicable export laws, rules and regulations. If provided to the U.S. government, the Trulia API, Trulia Data, or Trulia Brand & Links are provided with the commercial license rights described herein. If any part of these API Terms of Use is determined to be invalid or unenforceable, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be replaced with a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of these API Terms of Use will continue in effect. The section titles in these API Terms of Use are solely used for the convenience of the parties and have no legal or contractual significance. Trulia, Inc. may assign these API Terms of Use, in whole or in part, at any time with or without notice to you. You may not transfer, assign, or delegate the API Terms of Use and your API Key to any third party. Trulia, Inc.'s failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not waive its right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. Except as expressly stated herein, these API Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and Trulia, Inc. with respect to the Services and supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications of any kind between you and Trulia, Inc. with respect to the Trulia API, Trulia Data, or Trulia Brand & Links.

  14. Trulia Attribution Requirements. To comply with the Trulia API Terms of Use, you must display attribution on your web site or client application if Trulia API content or data are served from your website or client application. Please adhere to the following usage guidelines:

The Trulia APIs are a free service, in return for allowing you to access we require that you adhere to our attribution requirements, as follows:

a. Trulia Logo

All input and output elements must be accompanied by an approved Trulia Logo that links directly to www.trulia.com. Logos cannot be resized or edited in any fashion. If Trulia Data is used in alternative media formats, equivalent attribution must be given to Trulia. Prior written consent from Trulia is required to use Trulia Data without attribution.

Here are the logos you can use to adhere to our attribution requirements:

Trulia Logo (100x60)

 Search Real Estate and Homes for Sale

Here's the HTML code:

<a href="http://www.trulia.com" target="_top" title="Trulia Real Estate Search">
<img src= "http://images.trulia.com/images/logos/trulia_logo_100x60.jpg" 
alt=" Search Real Estate and Homes for Sale" border="0" /></a>

Trulia Logo (70x42)

 Search Real Estate and Homes for Sale

Here's the HTML code:

<a href="http://www.trulia.com" target="_top" title="Trulia Real Estate Search">
<img src= "http://images.trulia.com/images/logos/trulia_logo_70x42.jpg" 
alt=" Search Real Estate and Homes for Sale" border="0" /></a>

b. Linking.

When using the Trulia API, you must provide at least one link to Trulia.com using the standard linking format on your site, with the appropriate link(s) from the API call.

getCityStats:

(one of the following links)
- <city> Real Estate (use 'searchResultsURL') or
- <city> Homes for Sale (use 'searchResultsURL') or
- Search for homes in <city> (use 'searchResultsURL') or
- Search for Real Estate in <city> (use 'searchResultsURL') or
- <city> Real Estate Information (use 'cityGuideURL') or
- <city> Home Prices (use 'heatMapURL')

getCountyStats:

(one of the following links)
- <county> Real Estate (use 'searchResultsURL') or
- <county> Homes for Sale (use 'searchResultsURL') or
- Search for homes in <county> (use 'searchResultsURL') or
- Search for Real Estate in <county> (use 'searchResultsURL') or
- <city> Home Prices (use 'heatMapURL')

getNeighborhoodStats:

(one of the following links)
- <neighborhood> Real Estate (use 'searchResultsURL') or
- <neighborhood> Homes for Sale (use 'searchResultsURL') or
- Search for homes in <neighborhood> (use 'searchResultsURL') or
- Search for Real Estate in <neighborhood> (use 'searchResultsURL') or
- <neighborhood> Real Estate Information (use 'neighborhoodGuideURL') or
- <neighborhood> Home Prices (use 'heatMapURL')

getStateStats:

(one of the following links)
- <state> Real Estate (use 'searchResultsURL') or
- <state> Homes for Sale (use 'searchResultsURL') or
- Search for homes in <state> (use 'searchResultsURL') or
- Search for Real Estate in <state> (use 'searchResultsURL') or
- <state> Home Prices (use 'heatMapURL')

getZipCodeStats:

(one of the following links)
- <zip code> Real Estate (use 'searchResultsURL') or
- <zip code> Homes for Sale (use 'searchResultsURL') or
- Search for homes in <zip code> (use 'searchResultsURL') or
- Search for Real Estate in <zip code> (use 'searchResultsURL') or
- <zip code> Home Prices (use 'heatMapURL')

c. Disclaimer

All pages that contain Trulia Data or tools must include the following text and link:

© 2007 Trulia, Inc. Use is subject to Terms of Use.

For sample implementations please see the Trulia API Applications Gallery.