AAWNC Privacy Statement & Terms of Use

 This Privacy Statement sets forth the online data collection and usage policies and practices that apply to WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA APARTMENT ASSOCIATION and AAWNC.ORG and does not apply to information we may obtain by other resources.


Collection of Information by AAWNC.ORG

By using AAWNC.ORG, we may request that you provide personal information, including your name, mailing address, email address, telephone number and other generalized background information. Moreover, there is information about your computer hardware and software that is or may be collected by us. This information can include without limitation your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses, but is not linked to your personal information. We also get information from your use of our services including how you use them. Regarding IP Address and Clickstream Data, our server automatically collects data about your server's Internet address when you visit us. When you request pages from our website, our servers may log your IP Address and sometimes your domain name. Your IP Address is used to help identify you and to gather demographic information about our customers, as a group and does not include personally identifiable information. Our server may also record the referring page that linked you to us (e.g., another web site or a search engine); the portions of AAWNC.ORG you visited; any search terms you have entered on AAWNC.ORG, or a referral site; and other web usage activity and data logged by our web servers.


Our Use of Your Information

We use the information we gather on AAWNC.ORG, whether personal, demographic, collective or technical, for the purpose, of operating and improving AAWNC.ORG, fostering a positive user experience, and delivering the products and services that we offer. We may use your contact information to send you email or other communications regarding updates at AAWNC.ORG The nature and frequency of these messages will vary depending upon the information we have about you. We additionally may employ internet tracking and analytic tools such as Google Analytics to better understand and deliver a user experience. We also use the information that we gather for internal system administration, to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our web site. Such information may also be used to gather demographic information, such as country of origin and Internet Service Provider. We may link this information with your personal Information. Use of our website and by participating in association events you agree to release your name, likeness, and images to be use for marketing purposes of the association including our website and social media accounts.


Disclosure of Personal Information to Others

We do not disclose your personal information to third parties, or your combined personal and demographic information or about your use of AAWNC.ORG, except as follows; We disclose information to companies and individuals we employ to perform functions on our behalf, including hosting our Web servers, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, and providing customer service. These companies and individuals may have access to your personal information as necessary to perform their functions, but they may not share that information with any other third party. We will share personal information with companies, organizations or individuals outside of AAWNC.ORG only if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to (1) meet any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request; (2) enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations (3) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues (4) Protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of AAWNC.ORG, our users or the public as required or permitted by law.


Changes to This Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time to reflect changes in law, best practices or in our practices regarding the treatment of personal information. If material changes are made to this Privacy Policy we will notify you by placing a notice on our relevant services. If you do not agree to the changes, please do not continue to use our services. You should check this policy frequently for updates.

AAWNC Website Terms of Use   

This page states the Terms of Use, aka terms, under which you may use www.aawnc.org,  (Apartment Association of Western North Carolina, AAWNC website), an on-line association management services portal and guide. Please read these terms carefully. If you do not accept the terms stated here, do not use AAWNC Website and its services. By using AAWNC Website, you agree to be bound by these terms, including the AAWNC Website Privacy Policy   Eligibility You must be 18 years of age or older, or the age of majority as that is defined in your jurisdiction, whichever is older, to visit or use AAWNC Website in any manner. By visiting AAWNC Website or accepting these terms, you represent and warrant to AAWNC Website that you have reached the age of majority in your jurisdiction, and that you have the right, authority and capacity to agree to and abide by these terms. You also represent and warrant to AAWNC Website that you will use AAWNC Website in a manner consistent with, any and all, applicable laws and regulations. Use of AAWNC Website Content AAWNC Website authorizes you to view and access a single copy of the content available on or from AAWNC Website solely for your personal use. The contents of AAWNC Website, and of all other websites under AAWNC Website's control, whether partial or otherwise (AAWNC Website and such other websites are often collectively referred to as AAWNC.ORG Sites) such as text, graphics, images, logos, button icons, software and other AAWNC Website content (collectively, "AAWNC Website Content"), are protected under both United States and foreign copyright, trademark and other laws. All AAWNC Website Content is the property of [Company] or its content suppliers or clients. You further agree to in no other way misuse AAWNC Website Content that appears on this site, other than those specifically permitted herein or by written agreement with AAWNC Website. Unless specifically permitted herein or in writing by AAWNC Website, the use of the AAWNC Website Content on any other website or in a networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited.

User Responsibilities and Registration Obligations In order to use this website or certain parts of it, you may be required to register for a user account on this website; in this case, you agree to provide truthful information when requested. By registering for a user account, you explicitly agree to this site's Terms of Use, including any amendments made by AAWNC that are published herein.

Privacy Policy

Registration data and other personally identifiable information that the site may collect is subject to the terms of AAWNC Privacy Policy which is incorporated into these Terms of Service by reference.


Registration and Password

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, and you will be responsible

for all usage of your user account and/or user name, whether authorized or not authorized by you. 


AAWNC Website's Ownership Rights AAWNC Website and its licensors own all right, title and interest, including without limitation all worldwide intellectual property rights in the AAWNC Website Products and Services, and all such rights to all derivative works or enhancements of, in and to, or relating to, the AAWNC Website Products and Services. By entering into this Agreement or by using AAWNC Website, you will not acquire any intellectual property or similar rights in the AAWNC Website Products or Services other than a limited right to use the Products or Services for your personal benefit. AAWNC Website Site Restrictions You may not use any AAWNC Website Site in order to transmit, post, distribute, store or destroy material, including without limitation, AAWNC Website Content, (a) in violation of any applicable law or regulation, (b) in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property rights of others or violate the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others, or (c) that is defamatory, obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful. You agree that you will not use the AAWNC Website site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the AAWNC Website site or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the AAWNC Website site. You may not obtain, use or access, or attempt to obtain, use or access, any materials or information through any means not intentionally made publicly available or provided for through the AAWNC Website site. Advertisers If you participate as an Advertiser and/or Sponsor, you are solely responsible for all advertising content you transmit or submit to AAWNC Website or through the AAWNC Website Advertiser Program, whether created by or for you, including but not limited to: (i) artwork, written content, images, photos, graphics, music, animation, data, text, information, URLs, hypertext links, scripts and the content and material included in such components; and (ii) websites and content proximately reachable from such advertising content (collectively, "Ads"). Prior to providing any Ads and Participating as an Advertiser, you may be required to read and accept additional written terms and conditions governing your submission of Ads to AAWNC Website (the "Advertiser Agreement"). AAWNC Website disclaims all liability relating to Your Ads and You agree to indemnify AAWNC Website for all loses AAWNC Website incurs associated with the Ads. By submitting Content for advertising to any public area of any USAA Website Site, You automatically grant to AAWNC Website and its affiliates an irrevocable, royalty-free, perpetual, fully paid non-exclusive right (including moral rights) and worldwide license to use, copy, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, communicate to the public, perform, display, and distribute such content (in whole or in part) and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works (in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, for the full term of any rights that may exist in such content) such Content, and to grant and authorize sublicenses thereof (through multiple tiers). AAWNC Website does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of Advertiser Content. AAWNC Website's Liability AAWNC Website acts as a venue for on-line association management services portal and guide. AAWNC Website may take any action with respect to content that it deems necessary or appropriate in its sole discretion if it believes that such content could create liability for AAWNC Website, damage AAWNC Website's brand or public image, or cause AAWNC Website to lose (in whole or in part) the services of its ISPs or other suppliers. While AAWNC Website reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove content or other material from AAWNC Website from time to time, AAWNC Website does not assume any obligation to do so and disclaims any liability for failing to take any such action. The AAWNC Website Sites and the AAWNC Website Content may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. AAWNC Website makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of any AAWNC Website Content. The use of all AAWNC Website Content is at your own risk. Changes are periodically made to AAWNC Website Sites and may be made at any time. AAWNC Website cannot guarantee and does not promise any specific results from use of AAWNC Website or any AAWNC Website Site. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from AAWNC Website or through or from AAWNC Website or any other AAWNC Website Site shall create any warranty not expressly stated herein.   DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES THE SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL SERVICES, CONTENT, FUNCTIONS AND MATERIALS, IS PROVIDED "AS IS," "AS AVAILABLE," WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED BY STATUTE, COMMON LAW OR OTHERWISE, FOR INFORMATION, DATA, DATA PROCESSING SERVICES, UPTIME OR UNINTERRUPTED ACCESS, ANY WARRANTIES CONCERNING THE AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY, USEFULNESS, OR CONTENT OF INFORMATION, ANY WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE, AND WE HEREBY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, EXPRESS AND IMPLIED. WE DO NOT WARRANT, REPRESENT OR COVENANT THAT THE WEB SITE OR THE SERVICES, CONTENT, FUNCTIONS OR MATERIALS CONTAINED THEREIN WILL BE TIMELY, SECURE, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT THE WEB SITE WILL MEET USERS' REQUIREMENTS. NO ADVICE, RESULTS OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US OR THROUGH THE SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN. USAA Website ALSO ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY, AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR, ANY DAMAGES TO, OR VIRUSES THAT MAY INFECT, YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR OTHER PROPERTY ON ACCOUNT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF, OR BROWSING IN THE SITE OR YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIALS, DATA, TEXT, IMAGES, VIDEO, AUDIO OR SOFTWARE FROM THE SITE. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE SITE, YOUR SOLE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IN NO EVENT SHALL AAWNC Website, ITS AFFILIATES OR ANY OF THEIR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR CONTENT OR SERVICE PROVIDERS (COLLECTIVELY, THE "PROTECTED ENTITIES") BE LIABLE, WHETHER IN AN ACTION BASED ON A CONTRACT INDEMNIFICATION, OBLIGATION, TORT (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION NEGLIGENCE), COLLATERALLY OR ARISING FROM ANY STATUTORY DUTY, PRE-CONTRACT OR OTHER REPRESENTATIONS, OR OTHERWISE, HOWEVER ARISING, FOR ANY ECONOMIC LOSSES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF REVENUES, PROFITS, CONTRACTS, BUSINESS, GOODWILL OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS) OR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING FROM, OR DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY RELATED TO, THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE OR THE CONTENT, MATERIALS AND FUNCTIONS RELATED THERETO, YOUR PROVISION OF INFORMATION VIA THE WEB SITE, LOST BUSINESS OR LOST SALES, EVEN IF SUCH PROTECTED ENTITY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. Local Standards We do not represent that materials on the AAWNC Website site are appropriate for use in all locations. Persons who choose to access the AAWNC Website site do so on their own initiative, and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. Links to Other Websites AAWNC Website and certain other AAWNC Website Sites contain links to third party Web sites and content. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by AAWNC Website of the contents on such third-party websites. AAWNC Website is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third-party websites. If you decide to access linked third-party websites, you do so at your own risk. AAWNC Website and certain other AAWNC Website Sites contain links to social media sites, including but not limited testimonials. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by AAWNC Website of the content on such social media sites. AAWNC Website is not responsible for the content, accuracy of such content or manner in which such content is provided to these third party social media sites. You specifically agree that the use of these social media sites in conjunction with AAWNC Website is at your own risk. Indemnification You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless AAWNC Website, its affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, actions or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, alleging or resulting from (i) any Content or other material you provide to any AAWNC Website Site, or (ii) your breach of the terms of these terms. USAA Website shall provide notice to you promptly of any such claim, suit, or proceeding. Miscellaneous The Terms of Service and the relationship between you and us shall be governed by the laws of the State of North Carolina, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You agree that any cause of action that may arise under the Terms of Service shall be commenced and be heard in the appropriate court in the State of North Carolina, Buncombe County. You agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within Buncombe County in the State of North Carolina. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. Any waiver of any provision of these Terms of Service by AAWNC Website must be made in writing and signed by an authorized representative of AAWNC Website specifically referencing these Terms of Service and the provision to be waived. Headings used in these Terms of Service are for convenience only and are not to be relied upon. If any provision of the Terms of Service is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms of Service remain in full force and effect. These Terms of Service will inure to the benefit of, and are intended to be enforceable by, AAWNC Website's successors, assigns and licensees. These Terms constitute a binding agreement between you and AAWNC Website, and is accepted by you upon your use of the AAWNC Website.