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Terms of Use:

Ownership: This site is owned, operated, and maintained by the Ranch Colony Property Owners Association, Inc.

Purpose: To promote the education, communication and interaction of the members of our community.

Hold harmless agreement: You agree to indemnify, defend and hold us and our partners, agents, officers, directors, employees, subcontractors, successors, assigns, third party suppliers of information and documents, attorneys, advertisers, product and service providers, and affiliates (collectively, "Affiliated Parties") harmless from any liability, loss, claim and expense, including reasonable attorney's fees, related to your violation of this Agreement or use of the Site.

Documents disclaimer: All of the association documents on this website have been transcribed to the best of human ability. However, none of the material included on this website should be construed to be legally binding. The actual association documents each homeowner received, or should have received at closing are the only legally binding documents on the homeowners. These records are on file with the Public Records of Martin County, Florida.

Acceptance agreement: You agree to the terms and conditions outlined in this agreement with respect to our site. This Agreement constitutes the entire and only agreement between you, and us and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous agreements, representations, warranties and understandings with respect to the Site, the content, products or services provided by or through the Site, and the subject matter of this Agreement. This Agreement may be amended at any time by the board of directors without specific notice to you. The latest Agreement will be posted on the Site, and you should review this Agreement prior to using the Site.

Copyright: The content, organization, graphics, design, compilation, magnetic translation, digital conversion and other matters related to the Site are protected under applicable copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary (including but not limited to intellectual property) rights. The copying, redistribution, use or publication by you of any such matters or any part of the Site is strictly prohibited. You do not acquire ownership rights to any content, document or other materials viewed through the Site. The posting of information or materials on the Site does not constitute a waiver of any right in such information and materials. Some of the content on the site is the copyrighted work of third parties.

Limited License: Permitted Uses: You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license (a) to access and use the Site strictly in accordance with this Agreement; (b) to use the Site solely for internal, personal, non-commercial purposes; and (c) to print out discrete information from the Site solely for internal, personal, non-commercial purposes and provided that you maintain all copyright and other policies contained therein. No printout or electronic version of any part of the Site or its contents may be used by you in any litigation or arbitration matter whatsoever under any circumstances.

Member Account, Passwords, and Security: You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to immediately notify the RanchColonyPOA.com Web Administrator of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security.

E-mail and Forum accounts:

As part of the internet services available to community members, E-mail addresses on the RanchColonyPOA.com domain, and user ID's on the community bulletin board / forum can be provided to members. These resources allow members to freely exchange ideas and information through the Internet as representatives of our community. As such, this information reflects on the entire community as a whole and should be regulated to prevent abusive or offensive use.

Member Conduct:

The following rules pertain to the use of RanchColonyPOA.com E-mail accounts and bulletin board/forum user ID's.

  1. Attacking other members is prohibited. This means no posts that threaten, make fun of, or attack others. These posts will be removed. Posts are expected to be clean with no foul language or links to offensive sites.
  2. Posting of copyrighted materials is prohibited. If you copy and paste copyrighted material, it will be deleted. In addition, no material found on this site may be printed, published, or otherwise used without the written permission of Ranch Colony Property Owners Association, the owner of this site.
  3. Any attempt by anyone entering this site to harvest e-mail and/or other information about our subscribers, affiliates or visitors is prohibited and will be dealt with to the fullest extent of the law.
  4. Posting of commercial advertising messages or solicitations in E-mails, bulletin boards / forums, during live chats, should they become available is strictly prohibited. Any URL containing a referral code or referral address will be edited or deleted at the discretion of the Administrators. These are considered advertising. Listing of any URL in a signature is limited to only "home pages" that include no advertising or referral. Links to businesses or pages with advertising are prohibited in signatures. No "blind or hidden" referral links are allowed.
  5. Any conduct by you that in our discretion restricts or inhibits the use of this site by any other subscriber or visitor will not be tolerated. We reserve the right to pursue any and all legal and equitable remedies against you, including the posting of your address and the reporting of your activity to our partners, your Internet Service Provider (ISP), and other authorities.
  6. Any material in any post that we determine to be disruptive, argumentative, or not suitable for our forum may be edited or deleted at the discretion of our Moderators or Administrators. An email will be sent to any member who has a post deleted for reasons of unsuitable content. The notice will be sent to the address displayed in the member's Resident Profile. The Resident Profile email address is a member's responsibility. If an entire thread is deleted only the member who posted the original message will be notified.
  7. It is not permitted to transmit any content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable.

Member Agreement:

You agree not to use the RanchColonyPOA.com Internet resources to:

  1. Harm minors in any way.
  2. Transmit any content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements).
  3. Transmit any content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights ("Rights") of any party.
  4. Transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation.
  5. Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, or national law.
  6. "Stalk" or otherwise harass another; or
  7. Collect, store or use personal data about other users or neighbors.

If we should fail to enforce any right or provision in these terms and conditions, you agree that this failure does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

If you are aware of any violations of these terms and conditions please report them to your Web Site Administrator.

Infringement Policy:

Ranch Colony POA, Inc. has a zero tolerance policy for violations of the above rules. Any violators are subject to the following remedies at the sole discretion of the Webmaster or board of directors:

  1. A warning from the RanchColonyPOA.com Webmaster or board of directors, via E-mail, or letter.
  2. Temporary shutdown of the users E-mail account, and/or bulletin board / forum user ID.
  3. Permanent removal of the users E-mail account, and/or bulletin board / forum user ID.