Policies

Terms and Conditions of Website Use

Welcome to the Springs Connections website!  Our website is a tool to help you interact with your friends and neighbors in ways that are quick, easy and intuitive.  As a member of the Springs Connections website, a few user guidelines will help make the experience on our website a pleasant one for everyone.  The following Terms of Use / User Guidelines are both indispensable to the practical operation of a community website and quite reasonable to follow.  Please review these guidelines before registering.  If you have any questions please Contact Us for assistance.

 

Member Account, Password & Security

The website is secure and every account is password protected.  You are responsible for the confidentially of your password and accountable for all activities that occur under your password and account.  You agree to immediately notify the website administrator of any unauthorized use of your account and password, or any breach of security that comes to your attention.

Springs Connections cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these Terms and Conditions of Website Use.

 

Your Profile Information, Directory & Privacy

As a member, you are responsible for selecting the profile information you want to share in our online directory. Updating your contact information will also provide an update to our POA Manager to help ensure POA invoices and other communication reach the applicable property owners.
 
Directory information is not for public use, distribution or solicitation.  Providing information for charities or fund raisers sponsored by The Cliffs, The Cliffs Lake Region communities, or communication of local community needs is not considered solicitation.  Please do not collect, store, share or use personal data from the website directory, except for use within The Keowee Springs Community.

 

Communications

All Springs property owners are encouraged to actively engage, post, and follow content in the Message Boards of their interest, post events, recipes, classifieds, recommended service providers, etc. but please be considerate and respectful of our fellow property owners.  

Please:

  • Treat all individuals or groups with utmost respect
  • Use appropriate English language (no profanity)
  • Refrain from sharing your opinions concerning politics, religion, or any topic that may be deemed offensive to others
  • Do not post links to potentially offensive external sites
  • Do not post the same information in more than one Message Board; if this occurs inadvertently and you cannot delete the information, please ask for assistance 

Please do not use our website to:

  • Transmit, publish or otherwise use any Springs Connections website content without written authorization from the Springs Connections Administrator  Photos are the sole property of the contributing photographer(s) and may not be used without their prior consent.
  • Transmit or post content that you do not have any right to post or transmit
  • Transmit or post content that infringes on any trademark, copyright, etc.
  • Transmit or post any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, 'junk mail', 'spam', 'chain letters', or any other form of solicitation. 
  • Transmit any political material.
  • Promote your business.

It is appropriate to:

  • recommend a service/vendor, but please refrain from using the website for advertising or for professional promotion.  Please follow the instructions in Directories/Local Business Directory when you add a service provider to our website.
  • recommend a restaurant, local events or activities and other local fun things to do in Upstate SC and Western NC based on website user experiences and/or for information sharing, but not for the promotion of a service provider.

The user(s) are solely responsible for the content which they post.

 

 Email Distribution

Members of the Springs Connections website can subscribe and unsubscribe to Message Board and Group email notifications.  A semi-monthly to monthly Springs Connections Newsletter will be automatically sent to all private Springs property owners.  To opt-out of all email notifications from Springs Connections Contact Us and request your email address be removed from the distribution list.

 

Disclaimer

Certain information in this site connects to other people, companies and websites maintained by third parties over whom Springs Connections has no control.  Springs Connections makes no representations as to the accuracy or any other aspect of information contained in our or any linked websites.  In no event will Springs Connections, its related users, owners, volunteers, vendors or employees thereof be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken in reliance on the information in this website or for any consequential, special or similar damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.  Always exercise proper care by consulting with appropriate people. The contents of the Website do not constitute advice and should not be relied upon in making or refraining from making any decision.

  • The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only.  It is subject to change without notice.
  • Neither the Springs Connections nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose.  You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  • Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
  • This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics.  Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
  • All trademarks reproduced in this website which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.
  • Unauthorized use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offense.
  • From time to time, this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the websites. We have no responsibility for the content of the linked websites.

 

Prohibited Uses

Prohibited uses of this website shall include, but not be limited to:

  • Copying/Duplicating any content or images found on this website.
  • Unauthorized distribution or sharing of passwords and/or access.
  • Attempting to impersonate any person associated with Springs Connections.
  • Any activity which adversely affects the ability of others to use this website as it is intended.
  • Using the email system to send unsolicited email.
  • Utilizing user contact information for any use other than non-commercial related business.

 

User Submissions

Any information, data, text, photos or content submitted for posting on this website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary.  You warrant and represent that your submitted item is your own original work, that you alone own copyright, that it is an authentic and accurate depiction of the subject matter presented and that no other party has any right, title, claim or interest.  Springs Connections will have no obligations with respect to such submissions.  Springs Connections and its designees will be free to copy, disclose, distribute, reproduce, incorporate and otherwise use your submission.

These terms and conditions, together with any documents expressly referred to in them, contain the entire Agreement between us relating to the subject matter covered and supersede any previous Agreements, arrangements, undertakings or proposals, written or oral: between us in relation to such matters.  No oral explanation or oral information given by any party shall alter the interpretation of these terms and conditions.  In agreeing to these terms and conditions, you have not relied on any representation other than those expressly stated in these terms and conditions and you agree that you shall have no remedy in respect of any misrepresentation which has not been made expressly in this Agreement.

 

Additional Terms and Conditions of Website Use

If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy, govern our relationship with you in relation to this website. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions, you must immediately stop using this website.

Should you have any questions, please Contact Us.