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TNOL.com Member Agreement

This document describes the terms and conditions on which TNOL.com offers a Member ("You") access to our services. If You have a question about these terms or our service that is not addressed in our please contact Customer Service.

PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY.
BY ACCEPTING THIS AGREEMENT, YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
This agreement was revised on Feb 24, 2011.

Acceptance of Terms
By completing the sign-up process and clicking on the button indicating that You have read the Member Agreement, You agree to these terms. TNOL.com may amend these terms from time to time. We will notify You of any material updates to these terms via email or our web site. If You do not agree to the changes, You may simply discontinue Your membership. Your continued use of our service will signify your acceptance of the updated terms.

TNOL.com Is Only a Venue
TNOL.com acts as an online classified ad placement service for Members to locate people to buy from, sell to, and negotiate the exchange of goods and services. We do not own or handle any of the goods and services listed on the site. As a result, We cannot verify or endorse the quality, safety, or legality of the items listed, or the truth or accuracy of the classified ads.

Information
Your information includes any information You provide to us or other members during the registration, or posting process, in any public message area or through any email feature, including all text descriptions and/or photographs, digital images, or renderings of Your items and services. With respect to Your information:

  • Responsibility. You are solely responsible for your information, and We act as a passive conduit for Your online distribution and publication. We may, however, take any action with respect to such information We deem necessary or appropriate at our sole discretion if We believe it may create liability for us or may cause us to lose (in whole or in part) the services of our advertiser, suppliers, or customer patronage.
  • Content. You agree that Your Information and the items and services You list on TNOL.com:
    • will not be fraudulent or involve the sale of counterfeit or stolen items;
    • will not infringe any third party's copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy;
    • will not violate any law, statute, ordinance, or regulation (including without limitation those governing export control, consumer protection, unfair competition, anti-discrimination, or false advertising);
    • will not be defamatory, trade libelous, unlawfully threatening, or unlawfully harassing;
    • will not be obscene or contain child pornography;
    • will not contain any viruses, Trojan horses, or other computer programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept, or expropriate any system, data, or personal information;
    • will not link directly or indirectly to or include descriptions of goods or services that (i) are prohibited under this Agreement or (ii) You do not have a right to link to or include;
    • are in accordance with TNOL.com's Ad Placement Guidelines.
  • Housing Discrimination is Illegal. You acknowledge that no advertisement for rental or sale of residential property (a house, apartment, mobile home, boarding house, etc.) that you list on TNOL.com may state a discriminatory preference based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap or disability, familial status, national origin (and in certain states on the basis of marital status, source of income, age or sexual orientation), or an intention to make any such preference, limitation, or discrimination. Examples of discriminatory advertisements include "No Kids," "Adults Only," "Single Person," "Couple Only," "Perfect for Older Adult." A statement that housing is limited to seniors or persons with disabilities is allowed if the property is HUD-qualified housing for the elderly or persons with disabilities, or is 55+ or 62+ Housing for Older Persons.
  • Fees. Unless otherwise stated, all monetary values are quoted in U.S. Dollars. You are responsible for paying all applicable taxes and duties and for all hardware, software, service, and other costs You incur to trade, procure a classified ad from us, or access our servers. We reserve the right to change or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, some or all of our services at any time without notice.
  • License. You agree to grant us a nonexclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sublicenseable (through multiple tiers) right to exercise the copyright and publicity rights (but no other rights) You have in Your Information, in any media now known or not currently known, for the purpose of offering our services.
  • Privacy. TNOL.com will only use Your Information in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

The Online Classified Ad Placement System
System. You agree that you will not use any device, software, or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the TNOL.com site or any transaction being conducted on our site. You may not take any action which imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure. You may not disclose or share your Password to any third parties or use your Password for any unauthorized purpose.

General Legal Terms

  • Our service is provided "as is." We will try very hard to make your experience with TNOL.com a pleasurable one; however, we cannot always foresee or anticipate technical or other difficulties. These difficulties may result in loss of data or other service interruptions. These terms are also noted in our Maintenance & Downtime Policy. For this reason, You agree that TNOL.com's services are provided "as is." We cannot assume responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery, or failure to store any Member data, communications, or personalization settings. WE AND OUR SUPPLIERS PROVIDE THE TNOL.com WEBSITE AND OUR SERVICES "AS IS" AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OR CONDITION, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WE AND OUR SUPPLIERS SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT. Some states do not allow the disclaimer of implied warranties, so the foregoing disclaimer may not apply to You. This warranty gives You specific legal rights and You may also have other legal rights which vary from state to state.
  • Suspension/Termination. We may immediately issue a warning, temporarily suspend, indefinitely suspend, or terminate your membership, any of your current classifieds, and any other information You place on the site if You breach this Agreement or if we are unable to verify or authenticate any information You provide to us. Without limiting any other remedies, TNOL.com may suspend or terminate your account if You are found (by conviction, settlement, insurance or escrow investigation, or otherwise) to have engaged in fraudulent activity in connection with our site.
  • Limit of liability. IN NO EVENT SHALL WE OR OUR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR LOST PROFITS OR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (HOWEVER ARISING, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT. OUR LIABILITY, AND THE LIABILITY OF OUR SUPPLIERS, TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTIES IN ANY CIRCUMSTANCE IS LIMITED TO THE GREATER OF (A) THE AMOUNT OF FEES YOU PAY TO US IN THE 12 MONTHS PRIOR TO THE ACTION GIVING RISE TO LIABILITY, OR (B) $100. Some states do not allow the limitation of liability, so the foregoing limitation may not apply to You.
  • General compliance with laws. You shall comply with all applicable laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations regarding your use of our service and your negotiations, classified ad, purchase, and sale of items and services.
  • No agency. You and TNOL.com are independent contractors, and no agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchiser-franchisee relationship is intended or created by this Agreement.
  • Notices. Except as explicitly stated otherwise, any notices shall be given by email to the email address You provide to TNOL.com during the sign-up process, or such other address as the party shall specify. Notice shall be deemed given 24 hours after email is sent, unless the sending party is notified that the email address is invalid.
  • Arbitration. Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in Okaloosa County, Florida, and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered into any court having jurisdiction thereof. Either You or TNOL.com may seek any interim or preliminary relief from a court of competent jurisdiction in Florida necessary to protect the rights or property of You or TNOL.com pending the completion of arbitration.
  • General. This Agreement shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the State of Florida as such laws are applied to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within Florida between Florida residents. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck and the remaining provisions shall be enforced. Headings are for reference purposes only and in no way define, limit, construe, or describe the scope or extent of such section. Our failure to act with respect to a breach by You or others does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. This Agreement sets forth the entire understanding and agreement between us with respect to the subject matter hereof.

Maintenance & Downtime
From time to time, TNOL.com will conduct scheduled maintenance. As a result, you may experience temporary downtime that may prevent you from being able to use our site and/or some of our services on TNOL.com. Occasionally, these delays are necessary in order for us to update our database and improve our services. We will do our best to keep these periods brief, providing advance notice whenever possible.

Privacy Policy
Personally identifiable information you provide TNOL.com when you sign up will not be sold or given to outside sources without your permission. TNOL.com uses the information we collect in order to provide you with personalized services and information.

Sign-up Information
In order to place an item(s) and service(s) on TNOL.com, you must become a TNOL.com member. The member registration process requires that you provide your full name, street address, email address, and other identifying information.

Credit Cards
Members' credit cards will only be charged when placing your ad. You will be asked to enter a credit card for billing convenience. We must confirm that your credit card number and sign-up information is valid. Entering your credit card information on TNOL.com is safe; we use industry-standard SSL-encryption to protect sensitive data transmissions. Your credit card information is not kept on our server after the transaction.

Descriptions & Photos
In an effort to facilitate a trusting buying and selling community, we provide you with the option to submit pictures and/or a description of your item or service. When you place your classified ad on TNOL.com and to a TNOL.com approved paper, the ad description and pictures are displayed on the site and accessible to visitors on TNOL.com, or appear in print. Some approved papers are not capable of receiving and printing pictures through the online ad placement system. We will not post lewd, nude, or semi-nude photos, so please do not upload them. Classifieds and photos are subject to approval and must meet the Ad Placement Guidelines.

Our Use of Cookies
TNOL.com uses cookies to provide you access to protected pages without requesting a login each time. Cookies are small files that are placed on your computer when you visit our site. Our web site will reference and update the cookie each time you visit TNOL.com. We use cookies to deliver content specific to you. We accomplish this by storing information that uniquely identifies you in a cookie.

Security
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. All member data and activity is stored separately and is not directly accessible through a web browser. We use industry standard procedures and processes to safeguard the confidentiality of your identifiable personal information, such as firewalls, encryption, token authentication, monitoring technology, and adaptive analysis of network traffic to track abuse of our network and its data. Unfortunately, when you submit information about yourself to TNOL.com over the Internet, the information may travel over many systems that are not under the control of TNOL.com. The Internet is not 100% secure and others might intercept the information that you are sending. Remember that your account is accessible only through the use of your Password.

Who will have access to my personal information?
Our priority is to keep your personal information private and confidential. TNOL.com will not willfully rent, or sell your personal information to third parties. However, certain personal information will be available to others in the process of using TNOL.com. For example, you may have your home phone number in your classified ad. Such information you submit in the public portion of your classified ad is not covered under our Privacy Policy. Public information is publicly readable by all parties, is likely to be harvested and may appear in other web sites, search engines or used for other purposes.

If you provide personal information to a prospective buyer, TNOL.com has no control over how that information might be used by that individual.

TNOL.com may choose to disclose your personally identifiable information to others under the following circumstances:

  • You consent to share your information.
  • In response to a criminal investigation, subpoena, court order or legal process.
  • Your actions on TNOL.com appear to be in violation of our policies (including, but not limited to, our Ad Placement Guidelines, User Agreement, and Fees and Payments policies).
  • You place a classified ad which we believe, in our sole discretion, may create a liability for TNOL.com.

Nothing in this policy shall limit, prohibit, or otherwise deny the ability of TNOL.com to (1) transfer, assign, or sell our assets to a third party without limitation, or (2) dispose of our assets in any manner, through bankruptcy or similar proceeding. In addition, TNOL.com makes no warranties or claims regarding the accuracy or completeness of the information we collect and disclose through our site, and disclaims any liability regarding its use.

Ad Placement Policies

  1. Free and Paid Ads
    1. May not include any content that is obscene, harmful to minors, an invasion of privacy, offensive, or otherwise illegal or inappropriate.
    2. May not sale any adult oriented services or products.
    3. May not use the TNOL.com services for fraudulent activities.
    4. May not use automated routines to gather information from TNOL.com or any action that is repetitive which would degrade the site's performance.
    5. May not place ads or images on site or in print that promote racism, sexism, intolerance, hatred, violence, or are obscene in nature.
    6. Ads for companies offering jobs for envelope stuffing, home mailers or mailing, credit cards for bad debt or no credit, and loans and credit resolution must have approval from the publication prior to placing ad. Publications will do any or all of the following: 1) Contact company as if attempting to respond to ad as a customer or 2) Contacting the Attorney General in the state the company operate in or 3) Contact the Better Business Bureau in the city the company operates. If the company does not respond, or found to be fraudulent, or there are complaints filed with the Attorney General's office and/or Better Business Bureau against the company, then the ad will be refused and refunded.
    7. May not state a discriminatory preference based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap or disability, familial status, national origin, (and in certain states on the basis of marital status, source of income, age or sexual orientation), or an intention to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination, in any advertisement concerning the sale or rental of a dwelling.
    8. The follow items, in addition to those already listed, are prohibited:
      1. Ads for sexually oriented materials or services.
      2. Loans requiring up front money in the ad.
      3. All Canadian loan company ads. These ads must be screened for approval by our corporate legal council and the FTC.
      4. Personal or dateline ads.
      5. Ads that promote other Internet Classifieds sites, or Classifieds programs.
      6. Psychic or palm reading ads.
      7. Adoption ads in states where it is expressly prohibited by law (Kentucky and Idaho) to advertise for adoption.
      8. Ads for TV-satellite de-scramblers & "Cherry Pickers" & "Lemon Busters".
  2. Paid Ads
    1. The following symbols: / ; \ , . ! ? _ ( ) { } or : count as a space and the words on either side of the symbol will be counted as two separate words.
  3. Free Ads
    1. Free ads are limited to 500 characters.
    2. Duplicate ads are not allowed to be placed into the same publication.
    3. Only private party ads (those not related to business) are allowed as free ads.
    4. No more than 10 free ads are allowed per person per week.
    5. Only participating cities will take free ads. Participation may vary.
TNOL.com and it's affiliated publications reserve the right to terminate any classified ad, picture, or membership without notice if it is believed that the ad or member does not comply with our User Agreement or Ad Placement Policies.
 
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