This Disclaimer and User Agreement governs the
relationships between the User (hereinafter “User,” “You” or “Your”), West
Florida Business Systems (hereinafter “Contractor”) and the Tax Collector of
Leon County, FLORIDA, conducting sales of tax certificates or tax lien
certificate (hereinafter “Tax Collector” or “Seller”). Before using this site to bid on tax
certificates or tax liens, you must agree to the terms and conditions of this
User Agreement by checking the “I Agree to the Terms of Sale” check box when
1. License for Use of Information.
By completing the registration process and agreeing to the
terms and conditions of this User Agreement, the User will be granted a
non-exclusive license to access and use the information that appears on this
website for the sole purpose of bidding on tax certificates or tax lien
certificates offered by the Seller. This
license is granted to the User personally and to the User’s employees and
agents, and may not be transferred to any third party other than the Seller and
Contractor. The software used to create
and maintain the information is the sole and exclusive property of Contractor,
and neither the software nor the information presented by Seller and Contractor
may be altered, sold or distributed by the User in any way.
2. User Representations and Warranties.
(A) User shall be solely responsible for the
protection and use of the User IDs and passwords obtained from Seller and
Contractor, and will notify Seller and Contractor immediately in the event of
theft or unauthorized use of IDs and passwords.
(B) User will follow all instructions for use
posted on the Web Site, as well as all state and federal laws and county
ordinances pertaining to the purchase of tax certificates at auction.
(C) User agrees to be bound and obligated to
the Seller for the amount of delinquent taxes associated with each tax
certificate for which User is the successful bidder.
(D) User warrants that he/she is of legal age
to enter into binding contracts, and/or that he/she is legally authorized to
act as agent on behalf of any employer or principal to whom a license for use
of the information presented by Seller and Contractor has been granted.
(E) User represents and warrants that all
information provided by User to the Seller and to Contractor for the purpose of
bidding on tax certificates is truthful and accurate to the best of his/her
(F) User warrants that he/she has read all
information provided by the Seller and Contractor pertaining to the bidding
process and that he/she understands and accepts the obligations incurred by
bidders, before User participates in the bidding process.
of the web site for the Tax Collector Sale will at their own risk rely upon the
accuracy of any information displayed. Tax Collector and Contractor will not be
liable for any harm, financial or otherwise, that may befall users who act in
reliance on such information.
Collector and Contractor are not responsible for the accuracy or completeness
of the information displayed on the web site for the Tax Collector Tax Sale
that was obtained from third parties, including the property appraiser and any
others. Since the tax sale software application's displays and computations are
based upon such information, Tax Collector and Contractor cannot pledge that
any such information will be completely accurate.
The Leon County Tax Sale is provided
“as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied.
Neither Tax Collector nor Contractor makes any representations or warranties in
relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this
prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, Tax Collector and
Contractor do not warrant that: this website will be constantly available
or available at all; or the information on this website is complete, true,
accurate or non-misleading.
on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any
kind. If you require advice in relation to any legal, financial or
medical matter you should consult an appropriate professional.
Collector and Contractor will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact,
the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or
otherwise in connection with, this website:
limitations of liability apply even if Tax Collector and Contractor have been
expressly advised of the potential loss.
AGREES THAT 1) NEITHER TAX COLLECTOR
COLLECTOR DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY THAT THE WEBSITE
COLLECTOR, SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS RESULTING FROM A CAUSE
COLLECTOR SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INTERRUPTIONS TO ACCESS OF INFORMATION OR FOR
SUSPENSIONS IN THE BIDDING PROCESS CAUSED BY WEBSITE MAINTENANCE OR THE NEED TO
in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law
that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in this website
disclaimer will exclude or limit Tax Collector or Contractor’s liability in
respect of any: death or personal injury
caused by the gross negligence of Tax Collector or Contractor; fraud or
fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of Tax Collector or Contractor; or
matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for Tax Collector or Contractor to
exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability.
using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability
set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable.
you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.
accept that, Tax Collector has an interest in limiting the personal liability
of its officers and employees. You agree that you will not bring any
claim personally against Doris Maloy, Contractor, or Doris Maloy’s officers or
employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website.
prejudice to the foregoing paragraph, you agree that the limitations of
warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect Tax
Collector’s officers, employees, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and
any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable
under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions
of this website disclaimer.
agreement shall be governed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the
is important to Tax Collector and Contractor. This privacy statement
provides information about the personal information that Tax Collector or
Contractor collects, and the ways in which Contractor uses that personal
Collector and Contractor may collect and use the following kinds of personal
to the provisions of Florida’s broad public records law:
(A) Tax Collector and Contractor may use your
personal information to:
administer this website;
personalize the website for you;
enable your access to and use of the
publish information about you on the
send you statements and invoices;
collect payments from you;
send you marketing communications.
Tax Collector or Contractor disclose your personal information to its agents or
sub-contractors for these purposes, the agent or sub-contractor in question
will be obligated to use that personal information in accordance with the terms
of this privacy statement.
addition to the disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes identified
elsewhere above, Tax Collector and Contractor may disclose your personal
information to the extent that it is required to do so by law, in connection
with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings, and in order to
establish, exercise or defend its legal rights.
Collector and Contractor will treat tax identification numbers (which include
both social security and employer identification numbers) and personal
financial information including, for example, credit card numbers and bank
account information as confidential. This kind of information is required for
purposes of completing the online
for Minimum Percent Bids submitted by a bidder, all information entered on Web
Site, as well as all computations based upon bids submitted, will be accessible
to the Tax Collector and registered users, and may be disclosed to third
parties by Seller pursuant to "right to know" or "freedom of
Tax Collector does not have access to minimum bid percentages submitted by a
bidder, and thus is not able to supply this information based on a public
to the provisions of Florida law, Tax Collector and Contractor will keep this
information confidential and will not divulge such information to third parties
unless mandated to do so by a court of competent jurisdiction.
Collector and Contractor will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to
prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
Maloy as Tax Collector for Leon County and Contractor will store all the
personal information you provide on its secure servers.
relating to electronic transactions entered into via this website will
be protected by encryption technology.
version on this website.
should check this page occasionally to ensure you are familiar with any
website contains links to other websites.
Maloy as Tax Collector for Leon County or Contractor is not responsible for the
privacy policies or practices of any third party.
information, please contact us through the support link on the website.