Furthermore, by using any of RLI ‘s websites, you acknowledge that RLI is not a real estate broker, mortgage broker, or mortgage lender. It does not aid or assist borrowers in obtaining, solicit borrowers or lenders for, negotiate, or make loans secured by liens on a real property.
ADDITIONAL TERMS MAY GOVERN USE OF CERTAIN websites OR WEB PAGES WITHIN THE RLI websites
Your use of certain websites and/or web pages within the RLI websites may be subject to additional terms that are specific to such websites and/or web pages (the “Specific Terms”) as either contained (i) on this page below this Agreement and/or (ii) on such websites and/or web pages (for example, terms that typically govern particular features or offers such as sweepstakes are typically found on the relevant web site or web pages).
Upon accessing any web site or web page within the RLI websites, please review any and all relevant terms and conditions that may be displayed on or linked from such web site or web page. In the event that (i) a Specific Term contained on such websites and/or web pages or (ii) any other term or guideline contained within the RLI websites conflicts with this Agreement, this Agreement shall control.
GENERAL USE AND LIMITATIONS ON GENERAL USE OF THE RLI websites
If and when requested by RLI you agree to provide true, accurate and complete user information and to refrain from impersonating or falsely representing your affiliation with any person or entity. Except with the written permission of RLI, you agree that you will not access or attempt to access password protected, secure or non-public areas of the RLI websites. Unauthorized individuals attempting to access prohibited areas of the RLI websites may be subject to prosecution.
Except with the written permission of RLI, you agree that you will not frame (whether visible or invisibly framed) any page within the RLI websites including, but not limited to pages currently located at www.rliland.com, apps.RLI.com, or pages linked to or framed within any RLI pages. You agree that you will not juxtapose the “RLI” name and mark and the link to a RLI web page with your name or any other material(s) in a manner which might give rise to any erroneous conclusion that there is any affiliation or association between RLI, on the one hand, and you or any other person or entity, on the other hand. You agree that if RLI, in its sole and unfettered discretion, requests in writing that you remove any link or links to the RLI websites, you will promptly do so. You agree that if you create any link to the RLI websites that you will not employ any technology that results in the placement of content from the RLI websites in a frame and/or a reduced pop-up window and/or any other display mechanism which changes the RLI websites from how they would appear if a user typed in their URL to a typical browser line.
You agree that RLI may in its sole discretion and at any time terminate your access to and use of the RLI websites, or any part thereof, with or without notice.
The RLI websites contain content and information originated by RLI (the “RLI Content”). RLI presents and makes available such content and information through the RLI websites as a public service, for the sole purpose of aiding you, the individual consumer or RLI member. RLI, therefore, cannot guarantee the accuracy, sufficiency, correctness, veracity, completeness, or timeliness of such information. You are responsible for confirming the sufficiency and reliability of any such information.
From RLI Affiliates and Partners
For your convenience, the RLI websites contain content and information from RLI’s affiliates and partners and/or links to affiliate websites (“Affiliate Content”). Such content is not under the control of RLI and RLI is not responsible for such content, including without limitation any link contained in such content, or any changes or updates to such content. RLI is providing such content to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of such content does not imply endorsement by RLI of such content or the affiliate. You may be subject to additional and/or different terms, conditions, and privacy policies when you use affiliate services, content, software or sites.
From the Public
The RLI websites may include a number of venues such as bulletin boards, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, search tools, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to exchange thoughts and opinions with other members of the public (“Public Content”). Since RLI firmly believes in the value of free and open exchanges, it makes no effort and is under no obligation to monitor, pre-screen, or otherwise censor such thoughts and opinions. Therefore, RLI cannot guarantee the appropriateness, accuracy, sufficiency, correctness, veracity, completeness or timeliness of such thoughts and opinions. You are responsible for confirming the sufficiency and reliability of any such thoughts or opinions you may use or rely upon. If you wish to inform RLI of any Public Content that may indicate copyright infringement by any person or entity, Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), if you wish to inform RLI of any suspected copyright infringement please forward your notification to
Chief Executive Officer
REALTORS® Land Institute
430 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
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YOUR USE OF AND RELIANCE UPON ANY AND ALL INFORMATION, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO RLI CONTENT, AFFILIATE/PARTNER CONTENT, AND PUBLIC CONTENT, PROVIDED BY RLI THROUGH THE RLI websites IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. SUCH INFORMATION IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. RLI MAKES NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, OR GUARANTEES WITH REGARD TO THE APPROPRIATENESS, ACCURACY, SUFFICIENCY, CORRECTNESS, VERACITY, VALUE, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF SUCH INFORMATION. RLI EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. RLI SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY TO YOU OR ANY OTHER USER OF SUCH INFORMATION OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY LOSS, EXPENSE, OR DAMAGE, INCLUDING CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES AND INCLUDING LOST PROFITS OR LOST REVENUE, CAUSED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY BY THE USE OR RELIANCE UPON SUCH INFORMATION. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE RLI websites IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
INFORMATION PROVIDED BY YOU THROUGH THE RLI websites
To the Public
The RLI websites include a number of venues such as bulletin boards, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, search tools, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to share your thoughts and opinions with other members of the public (“Your Publicly Posted Information”). Since RLI firmly believes in the value of free and open exchanges, it makes no effort and is under no obligation to monitor, pre-screen, or otherwise censor your thoughts and opinions. Therefore, RLI cannot be responsible for the appropriateness, accuracy, sufficiency, correctness, veracity, completeness, or timeliness of such thoughts and opinions. Always use caution when posting any personally identifying information about yourself or your children on any of the RLI websites.
You promise that you will not use the RLI websites to:
- (a) post, upload or otherwise transmit any content not related to appropriate subject matters;
- (b) post, upload or otherwise transmit any content which is misleading to others, including consumers;
- (c) post, upload or otherwise 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;
- (d) post, upload or otherwise transmit any content that you do not have a right to post and transmit under any law or under contractual relationships;
- (e) post, upload or otherwise transmit any content, such that such posting, uploading, or transmission constitutes the infringement of any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party;
- (f) post, upload or otherwise transmit any materials that contain 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; or
- (g) intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, or any regulations having the force of law, including the Civil Rights Act of 1866, the Fair Housing Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Equal Credit Opportunity Act.
By posting content to the RLI websites, you grant RLI a non-exclusive license to (i) host, use, reproduce, modify, distribute, transmit, combine with information provided by third parties, and publicly display such content on and through websites controlled by RLI, including but not limited to the RLI websites, and co-branded or mirrored versions of such sites, and in RLI’s promotional or advertising materials, and (ii) sublicense to third parties such content to the extent necessary for the creation and maintenance of, in part or in whole, such sites.
You acknowledge that while RLI does not pre-screen content posted by you to the RLI websites, RLI and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse or remove any content that is posted by you or any other party to the RLI websites. Without limiting the foregoing, RLI and its designees shall have the right to remove any content that violates this Agreement or is otherwise objectionable, and to terminate your access to any or all of the RLI websites at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any content you post to the RLI websites, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such content.
RLI reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.
By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting content to the RLI websites, you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to such content including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit such content.
YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD RLI AND ITS, SUPPLIERS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, PARTNERS, EMPLOYEES HARMLESS FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO REASONABLE ATTORNEYS’ FEES, MADE BY ANY THIRD PARTY DUE TO OR ARISING OUT OF ANY INFORMATION, INCLUDED BUT NOT LIMITED TO RLI SOLICITED INFORMATION, AFFILIATE SOLICITED INFORMATION, AND YOUR PUBLICLY POSTED INFORMATION, SUBMITTED, POSTED, OR OTHERWISE PROVIDED BY YOU TO THE RLI websites AND/OR RLI AND/OR ITS AFFILIATES.
SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH THE RLI websites
RLI may provide through the RLI websites a number of venues in which interactive services (“Interactive Services”), such as on-line calculators, search tools, planning tools, a learning management system, and checklists, are offered to you. Such services are offered by RLI for the sole purpose of disseminating information for the public’s benefit. RLI cannot guarantee the accuracy, sufficiency, correctness, veracity, completeness, or timeliness of such services. You are responsible for confirming the sufficiency and reliability of any such service.
THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN AND PROVIDED THROUGH RLI’S INTERACTIVE SERVICES ARE NOT INTENDED NOR IMPLIED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL ADVICE. RLI MAKES NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE IN CONNECTION WITH THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN AND PROVIDED THROUGH SUCH SERVICES, INCLUDING THE APPROPRIATENESS, ACCURACY, CORRECTNESS, VERACTIY, VALUE, SUFFICIENCY, TIMELINESS, OR COMPLETENESS OF THE DATA, METHODS AND OTHER INFORMATION CONTAINED IN AND PROVIDED THROUGH SUCH SERVICES. RLI EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT WITH REGARD TO SUCH SERVICES. RLI SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY TO YOU OR ANY OTHER USER OF SUCH SERVICES OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY LOSS, EXPENSE, OR DAMAGE, INCLUDING CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES AND INCLUDING LOST PROFITS OR LOST REVENUE, CAUSED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY BY ANY ERROR OR OMISSION, OR ARISING OUT OF, OR IN CONNECTION WITH, THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN OR PROVIDED THROUGH SUCH SERVICES. IN NO EVENT WILL RLI BE LIABLE TO ANY USER OF SUCH SERVICES OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN BY ANY USER OF SUCH SERVICES OR ANY THIRD PARTY IN RELIANCE UPON THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN OR PROVIDED THROUGH SUCH SERVICES. A USER’S SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH SUCH A SERVICE IS TO STOP USING THE SERVICE.
A number of services, such as property listings and member directories, are offered by third parties through the RLI websites. You acknowledge that by permitting such services to be offered through the RLI websites, RLI is acting as a passive conduit for the transmission to such third parties of any information related to such services that you submit to RLI. In order for RLI to distribute your information and facilitate contacts between you and such third parties, you hereby grant RLI permission to disclose any and all of the information that you provide to RLI to any such third party that RLI, in its sole discretion, deems relevant and appropriate.
Any information that you provide to RLI must be true, complete, and accurate, must not represent you as someone else or falsely identify you, and must not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation. You are solely responsible for such information and for all of the terms and conditions of transactions between you and such third parties, including, without limitation, terms regarding warranties, insurance, fees, taxes, titles and licenses. You must not submit a request for a third party service through the RLI websites unless you intend, in good faith, to contract with such third party for the use of such service.
RLI is not and will not be responsible for (i) the terms and conditions of any transaction between you and any third party, (ii) any insufficiency of or problems with any such third party’s background, insurance, credit or licensing, or (iii) the quality of services performed by any such third party or any other legal liability arising out of or related to the performance of such services. In the event that you have a dispute with any such third party, you release RLI (and its affiliates, agents and employees) from any and all claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.
This Agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Illinois, U.S.A. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts sitting in Illinois in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the RLI websites. Use of the RLI websites is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph.
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and RLI as a result of this Agreement or use of the RLI websites. RLI’s performance of this Agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this Agreement is in derogation of RLI’s right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the RLI websites or information provided to or gathered by RLI with respect to such use. If any part of this Agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the Agreement shall continue in effect. Unless otherwise specified herein, this Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and RLI with respect to the RLI websites and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between you and RLI with respect to the RLI websites. A printed version of this Agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this Agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.
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You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless RLI, its partners, affiliates, subsidiaries and suppliers from any liability, loss, claim and expense (including attorneys’ reasonable fees) related to your violation of this Agreement.
All materials on the RLI websites (as well as the organization and layout of the RLI websites) are owned and copyrighted or licensed by RLI, its affiliates or its suppliers. © 2017 RLI. All rights reserved. No reproduction, distribution, or transmission of the copyrighted materials at the RLI websites is permitted without the written permission of RLI. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
RLI maintains an official presence on five social media sites: Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube. These accounts are produced, maintained, and monitored by the RLI Marketing Department.
All users are welcome and encouraged to share content on RLI social media pages. Remember that you are personally responsible for all content you post online, whether in a blog, on a social networking site, or in the comments section of an online news story.
Content posted by other users on RLI social media pages does not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of the university. Links to content on other websites should not be construed as an endorsement of the organizations, entities, views or content contained therein. RLI is not responsible for the content of those external websites.
By posting content to any RLI social media page, users understand and acknowledge that this information is available to the public, and that other participants may use posted information beyond the control of RLI. Users who do not wish to have information they have made available via these sites used, published, copied and/or reprinted, should not post on RLI social media pages.
If you plan to share content on an RLI social media page, observe the following guidelines.
Stay on topic.
When commenting under an existing post, please keep comments on topic. However if you have a question about the REALTORS® Land Institute, feel free to post it and RLI will try to answer it in a timely manner.
Observe confidentiality laws at all times.
Do not post confidential information about RLI, members, partners, etc. This includes name, address, telephone number, email address, etc. Follow applicable federal requirements such as FERPA and HIPAA, as well as NCAA regulations. Employees who share confidential information do so at the risk of disciplinary action or termination.
Do not post spam or advertisements.
Unauthorized commercial solicitations are not permitted on RLI social media pages and will be removed. Users who continuously post unauthorized advertisements on RLI social media pages will risk being banned from posting.
Observe fair use, copyright and disclosure laws.
Always give people credit for their work, and make sure you have the right to use content before you post it on social media sites.
Be truthful in your posts.
Never represent yourself or the RLI in a false or misleading way. All statements must be true; all claims must be substantiated.
Do not bully or harass other users.
We welcome civilized dialogue on all issues. If you disagree with another user’s opinion, please keep your comments respectful. Do not threaten, bully, or harass other users. If you are an RLI employee, you will be expected to adhere to all applicable RLI policies and regulations, including those in the RLI Employee Manual. If you are an RLI Member, you will be expected to adhere to the RLI Bylaws. RLI employees and members who violate these codes and policies do so at the risk of disciplinary action or termination.
Refrain from using hateful speech.
Be respectful of others. Do not attack other users based on their race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability or medical condition.
Do not use vulgar language or profanity.
RLI reserves the right to remove comments and posts that contain profanity.
Do not post content that contains graphic violence or pornography.
Several social media sites have a strict policy against the sharing of pornographic content and imposes limitations on the display of nudity and graphic violence. Refrain from posting such content on RLI social media pages.