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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 authorization.
  • 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 and regulations.
  • 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 such content.

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 accessing our site, and any other terms of use posted on our site, contain the 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 effect.

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 information.

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 further information.

PRIVACY POLICY

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 Information.

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 servers on a daily basis.  The Company may use cookies to improve the 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 being sent.

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 circumstances:

  • 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 Privacy Policy and appropriate confidentiality and security measures.
  • 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 consent.
  • 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.

CHANGES IN OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Please note this Privacy Policy may change occasionally.  It is your responsibility to review this Privacy Policy periodically in order to become familiar with any changes.

Disclosure of Material Connection

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The materials on this website are provided for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. These materials are intended, but not promised or guaranteed to be current, complete, or up-to-date and should in no way be taken as an indication of future results. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and the receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship between sender and receiver. The newsletters and articles on this website are offered only for general informational and educational purposes. They are not offered as and do not constitute legal advice or legal opinions. You should not act or rely on any information contained in this website without first seeking the advice of a licensed attorney.