Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Welcome to WestchaseWOW.com, a service of World of Westchase, Inc. Please read this agreement. We encourage free and open exchange of information and ideas but ask you to abide by certain terms as a condition of using this site. Your use of this site constitutes your agreement to these terms.

As a user of this site, you agree that:

This agreement may be changed or modified at any time. A notice of changes or modifications will be posted. You agree to review the agreement periodically to keep current on its terms. Your continued use of the site after any change or modification to this agreement constitutes your agreement to any changes or modifications in the terms.


There may be delays, omissions, inaccuracies or other errors in posted information or other problems inherent in electronic communication.

All of this site's content, including but not limited to text, articles, photographs, images, graphics, trademarks, logos and service marks, is owned or licensed by the World of Westchase, Inc. and is protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws meaning, among other things:

The site's content is for your personal, non-commercial use.

If you copy any material from this site, that copy must be exclusively for your personal non-commercial use and that copy must retain copyright, trademark and other ownership notices contained in the material.

Storing or archiving any significant portion of the content or creating a database using the content is prohibited.

Any other activity or use of this site that is a violation of United States intellectual property laws or international treaties, including but not limited to copying other than on an isolated basis for personal use; modifying the content; and publishing, transmitting, creating derivative works from, transferring, selling or displaying the content of the site, is prohibited.

You may hyperlink to WestchaseWOW.com so long as the link does not state or imply any sponsorship or endorsement of your site by WestchaseWOW.com, World of Westchase, World of Westchase, Inc., Westchase Community Association, Inc. or any of their affiliates. Any linking which results in display of this site's content surrounded by or included with content of another site, organization or person is prohibited.

You may not use the content in any way not specifically provided for in this agreement without the specific written consent of the the World of Westchase, Inc.

You acknowledge that communication using WestchaseWOW.com often occurs in real time or is posted in or on one of many forums or message boards. As such, the World of Westchase, Inc. cannot and does not intend to attempt the impossible task of screening communications in advance. You therefore acknowledge that neither the World of Westchase, World of Westchase, Inc., Westchase Community Association, Inc. or their affiliates shall assume or have any responsibility by action or inaction with respect to content posted or provided by users. You are solely responsible for anything you post in this site's chat rooms, forums, guest books and other public posting areas. If you engage in any posting or communication using WestchaseWOW.com, you agree that:

1) You will respect the rights of others in using this service.

2) You will use WestchaseWOW.com only for lawful purposes and will not post or transmit any obscene, threatening, abusive, or false and defamatory material.

3) World of Westchase, Inc. reserves the right to deny access to anyone who violates posting rules or any part of this agreement.

4) World of Westchase, Inc. retains the right to delete, move or edit any posting in its sole discretion and reserves the right to deny access to you and to anyone accessing this service under your registration.

5) You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the World of Westchase, World of Westchase, Inc., Westchase Community Association, Inc. and their affiliates, employees, contractors, officers, directors, and telecommunications providers from all liability, claims, and expenses, including attorneys' fees, that arise from the breach of any of the terms of use of the site or in connection with your use of this site. The World of Westchase reserves the right to assume exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification under this agreement.

Your use of the site also constitutes an understanding on your part that paid advertising on the site does not represent an endorsement by World of Westchase, Inc.

This agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Florida. The venue for any legal action that concerns this agreement shall be Hillsborough County, Florida.

E-mail your request to use any material on this site to publisher@westchasewow.com.

Information Collection and Use
WestchaseWOW.com is the sole owner of the information collected from users on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. WestchaseWOW.com collects information from our users at several different points on our Web site in the various forms that we use. This collection of information, such as name and address, is used to assure the residency of the WestchaseWOW.com user.

This Web site does not require user registration, however, we do require a validation of residence for some features including the posting of classified ads, the posting of comments and reviews and participation in certain online surveys or polls. As stated above, your information is not shared.

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. WestchaseWOW.com may use cookies to store data on your personal hard drive. When used, the cookie contains no personal information and is used only to avoid sending you redundant information.

Log Files
Log Files are generated by users as they view our Web site on our server. These files consist of generic information that is not identifiable with the user. This information is used primarily to determine site traffic and is used to improve our site and gauge how well we are servicing our readership.

We will share aggregated traffic information with our board members periodically for public view. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person; it merely reflects the volume of traffic to the site.

This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we (WestchaseWOW.com) are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

Surveys and Contests
From time-to-time our site requests information from users via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and address), and demographic information (such as gender, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site as well as to validate within reason a person's residency. When prizes are awarded, the eligible winner(s) may be restricted to Westchase Resident(s) as defined below.

Westchase Resident
The term Westchase Resident, when used on this Web site, is defined as a person or persons who live in a home that is in the Westchase community and that you or the home's owner are Westchase homeowners. The term Westchase Homeowner is defined as a person or persons who own a residence in Westchase and are members in good standing of the Westchase Community Association, Inc. of Tampa, Florida. Many activities published on this Web site are open to the public, but some may be restricted to Westchase residents or homeowners only, as defined here.

This Web site takes every precaution to protect our users' information and our content. When users submit demographic information via the Web site, your information is protected both online and off-line. All of our users' information — including advertisers, is restricted in our office. If you have any questions about the security at our Web site, you can send an email to Webmaster@WestchaseWOW.com.

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