Mediated Technologies, Inc. (sometimes "we", "us", "our", or the "Company") is providing
this private forum as a private service (the "service") and is operating as a
"common carrier" under the Communications Decency Act of 1996 ("CDA"), 47 U.S.C.
§ 230. We are not a publisher or distributor of any of the content posted
on this website (the "site") by any user. The terms of this agreement
("Agreement") shall apply to your use or access of this site. The Company
claims immunity from liability to the fullest extent under the law and as
provided under the CDA for content provided by you and other third parties on
this site and any of our affiliated websites, and nothing in this Agreement
shall waive or remove such immunity.
This Agreement is a binding legal document between you and the Company. Please
read the Agreement carefully before using or accessing the service. By using or
accessing our service, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this
Agreement (the "Terms"). IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE
SERVICE. THE TERMS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANY TIME, WITH OR WITHOUT NOTICE TO
YOU. IF THE TERMS ARE MODIFIED OR REVISED, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY SUCH
MODIFICATIONS AND/OR REVISIONS, IRRESPECTIVE OF WHETHER YOU RECEIVE NOTICE OF
SUCH MODIFICATIONS OR REVISIONS. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO REVIEW THE
TERMS ON A REGULAR BASIS IN ORDER TO ENSURE THAT YOU ARE IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE
TERMS FOR USE OF OUR SERVICE.
Minors may not use or access our service. By using or accessing our
service, you represent that you are at lest eighteen (18) years of age.
In order to access or use our service, you must register with us. When you
register, you agree to provide accurate, current and complete information about
yourself (the "User Information"), and to maintain and update your information
to keep it accurate, current and complete. You agree that we may rely on your
User Information as accurate, current and complete. You acknowledge that if your
User Information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete in any
respect, we reserve the right to terminate this Agreement and your use of the
service. Our use of your User Information is governed by our Privacy
Policy, as set forth below, which is expressly incorporated herein and made part
of this Agreement.
We reserve the right to immediately suspend or terminate your access to the
service, without notice, upon any breach of this Agreement by you which we
discover or which is otherwise brought to our attention.
As part of this Agreement, you expressly agree as follows:
- You will not impersonate any person or entity.
- You will not "stalk" or otherwise harass any person.
- You will not express or imply that any statements you make are endorsed by us or
any other third party unless you have express permission from us or such third
party to make the statement(s).
- You will not use any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application, or other
manual or automatic device or process to retrieve, index, "data mine", or in any
way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the
site or its contents.
- You will not post, distribute or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material,
trademarks, or other proprietary information without obtaining the prior consent
of the owner of such proprietary rights.
- You will not remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices
contained in the site.
- You will not interfere with or disrupt the services or the site or the servers
or networks connected to the services or the site.
- You will not post, email or otherwise transmit any material that contains
software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to
interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or
hardware or telecommunications equipment.
- You will not "frame" or "mirror" any part of the site, without our prior written
- If you (the user) deny housing to an applicant based on the information provided on TenantReputations.com you required to provide that applicant an adverse action form, which is found in our free forms section.
You further agree that:
- You are solely responsible for the content or information you publish or display
(hereinafter, "post") on the site, or transmit to other users of the site.
- You will not post on the site, or transmit to other users or employees, any
threatening, harassing, racially offensive, or illegal material.
- You will use the service in a manner consistent with any and all applicable laws
- If you deny tenancy to a rental-property applicant as a result of the services offered by Mediated Technologis, Inc. (TenantReputations.com) that you will furnish that applicant with an adverse action notice as required by the fcra.
- Agree to adhere to our policies in full capacity.
We do not recommend that you include in any post on our site any telephone
numbers, business names, URLs, E-mail addresses or other identifying information
of any individual(s) or any business that is the subject of your post, or
otherwise (the "Identifying Information"). However, the decision to include such
Identifying Information is yours. By using the site, you understand and agree
that we do not regularly monitor posts on the site, except for automated
filtering which is designed to eliminate and/or reduce obscenity, profanity,
pornography, and the like, to the maximum extent possible. Our automated
filtering may not remove any Identifying Information included by you in your
post. You may become legally liable by including any Identifying Information in
your post. Therefore, if you choose to post Identifying Information on our site,
you will be solely responsible for any harm or damages resulting therefrom, and
you expressly agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Company, its officers,
directors, managers, members, employees, agents, and affiliates for any losses,
costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys? fees) relating
to or arising out of your choice to post such Identifying Information on our
site. This indemnity shall be applicable without regard to the negligence of any
party, including any indemnified party or person.
We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor and/or mediate disputes
between you and other users of the site. You agree that the Company is not
obligated to maintain back-up copies of any content posted on the site and the
Company shall not be liability to you or any other party for failure to maintain
You further agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Company, its
officers, directors, managers, members, employees, agents, and affiliates for
any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys?
fees) relating to or arising out of your use of the service, including: (i) your
breach of this Agreement; (ii) any allegation that any materials that you submit
to us or transmit to the site infringe or otherwise violate the copyright,
trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property rights, or other rights
of any third party; and/or (iii) any allegation that any materials you submit to
us are libelous statements and/or (iv) your activities in connection with the
site. This indemnity shall be applicable without regard to the negligence of any
party, including any indemnified party or person.
We disclaim all liability, regardless of the form of action, for the acts or
omissions of all users of the site, (including unauthorized users, or "hackers")
of the site.
"Mediated Technologies, Inc. and tenantreputations.com" are a registered service marks of the
Company and may be used publicly only through our written permission. All
trademarks and logos featured on our site may not be used publicly without the
written consent of the owners of such trademarks and logos. All users of the
service agree to not post, copy, modify, transmit, show in public or private,
create any derivative works from, distribute or reproduce in any way any
copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information without
obtaining the prior consent of the owner of such proprietary rights.
This Agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Illinois, without regard to
conflict of laws principles, and all applicable federal laws, including the CDA.
This Agreement, accepted by you upon registering to use the service and/or
entire agreement between you and us regarding the service and your use and
access of our site. Any conflict between the terms of this Agreement and the
terms of any other legal notice, agreement, or policy appearing on our site
shall be resolved in favor of this Agreement. If any provision of this Agreement
is held invalid, the remaining provisions shall continue in full force and
Opinions, statements, or other information or content made available through the
service, but not directly by the Company, are those of their respective authors,
and should not necessarily be relied upon. Such authors are solely responsible
for such content.
THE COMPANY DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR USEFULNESS OF ANY
INFORMATION ON THE SERVICE AND NEITHER ADOPTS, ENDORSES, NOR IS RESPONSIBLE FOR
THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY OPINION, ADVICE, OR STATEMENT MADE BY ANY
USERS OF THE SERVICE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL THE COMPANY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR
ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE RESULTING FROM ANY USER?S RELIANCE ON INFORMATION OR OTHER
CONTENT POSTED ON THE SITE.
It is possible that other users (including unauthorized users, or "hackers") may
post or transmit offensive, obscene or slanderous/libelous materials on the site
and that you may be exposed to such offensive and obscene and/or
slanderous/libelous materials. We are not responsible for your exposure to such
WE RESERVE THE RIGHT, BUT HAVE NO OBLIGATION, TO MONITOR THE MATERIALS POSTED ON
THE SITE. WE SHALL HAVE THE RIGHT BUT NOT THE OBLIGATION TO REMOVE ANY SUCH
MATERIAL THAT IN OUR SOLE OPINION VIOLATES, OR IS ALLEGED TO VIOLATE, THE LAW OR
THIS AGREEMENT. NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, YOU REMAIN SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR
THE CONTENT OF THE MATERIALS YOU POST ON THE SITE.
YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES AND/OR LEGAL FEES THAT MAY BE
INCURRED BY US AS A DIRECT RESULT OF YOUR FALSE, LIBELOUS, INAPPROPRIATE OR,
OTHERWISE, POTENTIALLY DAMAGING POST(S) ABOUT AN INDIVIDUAL(S) OR BUSINESS. WE
CANNOT, AND WILL NOT BE, HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES AND OR LEGAL FEES
INCURRED BY ANY PERSON AS A RESULT OF ANY FALSE, LIBELOUS, INAPPROPRIATE,
OR, OTHERWISE POTENTIALLY DAMAGING POST(S) ABOUT AN INDIVIDUAL OR BUSINESS.
YOU AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OR
ACCESS OF OUR WEBSITE MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF
ACTION ACCRUES; OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.
Our users are anonymous. We do not keep records or record IP addresses. Under
Section 230 of the CDA, we may "host" other user?s content without being liable
for defamation/libel, privacy torts or any other causes of action. Section
230 of the CDA creates a federal immunity to any cause of action that would make
us liable for information originating with a third-party user of the service.
See, Zeran v. AOL, 129 F.3d 327, 330 (4th Cir. 1997).
USER CONTENT; MONITORING AND REMOVAL
We may delete any content that in our sole judgment violates this Agreement or
which may be offensive, illegal or violate the rights of any person or otherwise
harm or threaten the safety of any person. HOWEVER, WE ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY
FOR MONITORING THE WEBSITE FOR INAPPROPRIATE CONTENT OR CONDUCT. If at any time
we choose, in our sole and absolute discretion, to monitor the content on our
website, WE NONETHELESS ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE CONTENT, NO OBLIGATION
TO MODIFY OR REMOVE ANY INAPPROPRIATE CONTENT, AND NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE
CONDUCT OF THE USER SUBMITTING ANY SUCH CONTENT. We do not endorse and we have
no control over the content. We have no duty to respond to complaints about
posts to our site. Due to the amount of traffic at our site, it is impossible
for us to monitor all of the content posted on the site and to respond to all
inquiries or complaints by users. The Company may provide the capability for a
user to respond to, or to flag, content posted on the site that is objectionable
or violates this Agreement, however the flagging of content does not necessarily
mean that it will be removed from the site.
You may contact us by e-mail to file a complaint if you believe content on the
site is objectionable. If a response is necessary, we will respond by e-mail to
your complaint within 30 days of the date it is received by the Company. We have
no duty to take any action in response to your complaint.
The Company may, in its sole and absolute discretion, block any user from
further use of the service and/or the site if the Company determines that a user
is harassing another user or users or in way violating this Agreement. Please
refer to the Communications Decency Act of 1996 ("CDA"), 47 U.S.C. § 230, for
The Company does not distribute individually identifiable information to third
parties unrelated to the purpose for which it was collected. The Company
takes reasonable precautions to protect said information from disclosure or
misuse. Notwithstanding the foregoing, by using or accessing our service, you
will have released and discharged the Company, its officers, directors,
managers, members, employees, agents, and affiliates from any and all liability
which might arise from the disclosure of your personal information to third
parties, whether inadvertent or otherwise.
In order to use or access our site, you will be required to provide us with
accurate, current and complete information about yourself (the "User
Information"), and to maintain and update such User Information to keep it
accurate, current and complete. The Company uses its best efforts to keep all
User Information confidential. In addition, the Company may, in its sole
and absolute discretion, choose to delete any or all of the User Information at
any time. The Company is under no duty to keep records of User
Occasionally, we may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our
server, and to administer our site or to stop spammers. However, in order
to protect the anonymity of our users, all IP addresses are erased from our
quality of our service and to better understand how people interact with us.
A "cookie" is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to
your computer when you visit a website. We internally use personally
identifiable information of our users to improve our marketing efforts, to
statistically analyze site usage, to improve our content and product offerings
as well as to customize our site?s content and layout. We believe these uses
allow us to improve our site and better tailor your online experience to meet
your needs. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies.
You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is
If you choose to post messages in our message areas, the Company will only
display such information about you as you choose to reveal. If you send us
personal correspondence, such as emails or letters, or if other users or third
parties send us correspondence about your activities or postings on the Site, we
may collect such information into a file that is only accessed by authorized
personnel. We may also collect other users? comments about you in our complaints
department. However, we are under no duty to retain or safeguard such
information, or to turn over any such information to any third party, unless
otherwise required by law.
We may share information about you in any of the following limited
- The Company has your consent.
- The Company provides such information to trusted businesses or persons for the
sole purpose of processing personally identifying information on our behalf.
When this is done, it is subject to agreements that oblige those parties to
process such information only on our instructions and in compliance with this
- The Company concludes that we are required by law (i.e., pursuant to a subpoena)
or has a good faith belief that access, preservation or disclosure of such
information is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property or safety of
the Company, its users or the public. By using or accessing our site, you agree
that the Company shall be released, discharged and held harmless from any
losses, costs, claims, damages, liabilities, injuries, and expenses (including
reasonable attorneys? fees) relating to or arising out of the disclosure of User
Information or any other personally identifiable information of a user, whether
or not such disclosure is inadvertent, willful, pursuant to a court order or
subpoena, or otherwise.
- If you have an account, The Company may share the information submitted under
your account among all of our services in order to provide you with a seamless
experience and to improve the quality of our services. The Company will not
disclose your account information to other people or non-affiliated companies,
except in the limited circumstances described in this Policy or with your
- The Company may share aggregated information with others such as how many users
clicked on a particular advertisement.
The Company may implement security measures to protect and prevent the loss,
misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. The Company may
guard the confidentiality of your personal identifiable information through
systems such as firewalls and hacker monitoring. Notwithstanding the foregoing,
by using or accessing our service, you will have released and discharged the
Company, its officers, directors, managers, members, employees, agents,
affiliates, and third parties, from any and all liability which might arise from
the disclosure of your personal information to third parties, whether
inadvertent or otherwise.
This site may contain links to other websites. Please be aware that the
Company is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. We
encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy
statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable
information. This privacy statement applies solely to information
collected by us.
familiar with any changes.
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