Privacy Policy

General

Santa Rosa County provides its web site for your convenience. By using the information, services and products available through this web site, you agree to be bound by all of Santa Rosa County Government’s terms and conditions of use as set forth herein.

The terms and conditions set forth in the PPTOU may be updated from time to time without notice to you. It is your responsibility to review it from time to time to be aware of any such change. Your continued use of this service will indicate your agreement to any such change.

Please note that Santa Rosa County Government is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of web sites whose contents are not controlled by Santa Rosa County Government, whether Santa Rosa County Government links to them as outside sites or not.

Public Records – Email Addresses

Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead contact this agency by phone or in writing.

Collection of Personal Information

When you engage in activities on this site, you may be asked to provide certain information about yourself by filling out and submitting an online form. It is completely optional for you to engage in these activities.

Depending upon the activity, some of the information that we ask you to provide is identified as mandatory and some as voluntary. If you do not provide the mandatory data with respect to a particular activity, you will not be able to engage in that activity online. Instead, you will need to use a non-web option for transacting that business with Santa Rosa County Government.

How Your Personal Information is Used

Santa Rosa County Government collects your information in order to record and support your participation in the activities you select. For example, information you provide to Santa Rosa County Government may be used to help you obtain building permits, inspection requests, etc.

Information that you provide may also be used by Santa Rosa County as part of our efforts to keep vendors informed about standards, requirements or service changes, or other services of Santa Rosa County Government. All information collected will be shared only with other Santa Rosa County residents, organizations, or registered users as required by state or federal law.

Protection of Your Personal Information

Santa Rosa County Government recognizes and appreciates the importance of responsible use of information collected on this site. Information may be saved for a designated period of time in order to comply with the State of Florida’s archiving policies. However, information will not be disclosed to third parties or other government agencies, unless required by state or federal law.

Use of Cookies

When you visit Santa Rosa County’s web site, you can surf the site anonymously and access information without revealing your identity. In order to improve our site, we may use “cookies” to assist your visit. A cookie is small amount of data that is transferred to your browser by a web server and can only be read by the server that gave it to you. It can function as your identification card, recording your passwords, purchases, and preferences. However, it cannot be executed as code or deliver viruses.

Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it.

For some web pages that require an authorization, cookies are not optional. Users choosing not to accept cookies will probably not be able to access those pages. While certain web pages use cookies to assist your visit to the Santa Rosa County web site, and while our web servers automatically log the IP address of your computer, this information does not identify you personally, and you remain anonymous unless you have otherwise provided personal information to a specific web page.

Display Advertising

Santa Rosa County has implemented Display Advertising and uses remarketing with Google Analytics to advertise online. It means that third party vendors, including Google, show our ads on sites across the Internet.

Santa Rosa County along with third party vendors, including Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third party cookies (such as the Interfuse cookie) together to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on your past visits to our website.

If you want to opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising, just customize Google Display Network ads using the Ad Settings or using Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on that will instruct the Google Analytics JavaScript not to send any information about the website visit to Google Analytics.

User Accounts

When registering to use a Members Only feature, it is solely your responsibility to keep your private account information, such as username and password secure. You must not disclose your private account information to anyone except other authorized persons.

You are entirely liable for all activities conducted through YOUR ACCOUNT. You agree to immediately notify Santa Rosa County Government of any unauthorized use of your account or any breach of security.

Santa Rosa County will never ask you for your password in an unsolicited phone call or in an unsolicited e-mail. Also remember to sign out of your account and close your browser window whenever you have finished your work.

Security

For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this government computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.

Data transmission over the Internet is not guaranteed to be 100% secure. While we strive to protect your personal information, Santa Rosa County Government cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information transmitted to us or received from our online products or services. Once we receive a transmission, we make our best effort to ensure it is secure on our systems.

Your Responsibilities

You are responsible for all charges associated with connecting to the Internet. You agree that any telephone or other communications fees and charges incurred are your sole responsibility. The access number you use may not be a local phone call (even though it may be in the same area code as your phone number) and you may be subject to long distance fees or other charges. We advise you to check the local telephone service to verify whether your access number is a local charge and if additional communication fees may apply.

Prohibited Uses

As a user of Santa Rosa County Government’s web site(s) you agree to use this service only for its lawful, intended purposes. Use of this service for transmission, distribution, retrieval, or storage of any information, data, or other material in violation of any applicable law or regulation is prohibited. You also agree not to use the service to:

  • Provide false information or to impersonate someone else;
  • Distribute computer viruses, worms, or any software intended to damage or alter a computer system;
  • Violate any applicable local, state, national or international law.

System and Network Security

Violations of system or network security of the service are prohibited, and may subject you to criminal and/or civil liability. Santa Rosa County Government will investigate potential security violations, and may notify applicable law enforcement agencies if violations are suspected.

You may not attempt to circumvent the authentication procedures or security of any host, network, network component, or account to access data, accounts, or systems that you are not expressly permitted to access. You may not interfere or attempt to interfere with service to any other user.

Violation of Terms of Use

In the event of any violation of the terms contained herein, Santa Rosa County Government reserves the right to suspend or terminate, either temporarily or permanently, any or all services provided. Users who violate terms contained herein may additionally incur criminal and/or civil liability. Santa Rosa County Government may refer violators to civil or criminal authorities for prosecution.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold Santa Rosa County Government and its subsidiaries, affiliates, telecommunications providers, service providers, officers, employees and agents harmless from any claim, liability, loss, expense or demand, including attorneys’ fees, related to a user’s violation of the terms and conditions or the use of the services and information provided at this web site.

Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT WILL SANTA ROSA COUNTY GOVERNMENT, ITS SUPPLIERS, ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS, OR OTHER THIRD PARTY AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL PUNITIVE AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, OR THE RESULTS OF USE OF THIS SERVICE;
ANY WEB SITES LINKED TO THE SERVICE, THE MATERIALS OR INFORMATION CONTAINED AT ANY OR ALL SUCH SITES;
CONTENT ANYWHERE ON THE INTERNET, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY;
INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THOSE DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION;
AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF SANTA ROSA COUNTY GOVERNMENT OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, OR THIRD PARTY AFFILIATES.
IN NO EVENT SHALL SANTA ROSA COUNTY GOVERNMENT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL AND EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, ARISING FROM THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS WEB SITE OR FROM ANY INFORMATION, SERVICES OR PRODUCTS PROVIDED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE, EVEN IF SANTA ROSA COUNTY GOVERNMENT HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THIS WEB SITE, OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY SHALL BE TO STOP USING THE WEB SITE.

Termination

Santa Rosa County Government reserves the right to restrict access of any user of this service and may at any time in its sole discretion with or without notice and with or without cause immediately deny access to the service and may remove all account information in compliance with any public records requirements.

Disclaimer of Warranties

This service is provided by Santa Rosa County Government on an ‘as is’ basis. Neither Santa Rosa County Government nor its partners, providers, or affiliates make any representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of the service, its contents, or any information made available by or through the service.

Santa Rosa County Government disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or any infringement. Furthermore Santa Rosa County Government does not warrant that use of the service will not be interrupted, available at any time or from any location, secured and error-free. Corrected defects are not warrantable and the service is not guaranteed free of viruses or other harmful components.

Maps with Driving Directions

The Maps with Driving Directions are using the external mapping web sites directional and map information that has no connection with Santa Rosa County GIS mapping data. Therefore Santa Rosa County Government is not held responsible for invalid displaying of maps with or without directional information from external mapping web sites.

Jurisdictional Issues

The PPTOU shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida as it is applied to contracts entered into by residents of the State of Florida including the public records law (Chapter 119, Florida Statutes). You also consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts in Santa Rosa County, Florida, and you further consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction of the courts therein.

If any provision(s) of the PPTOU is found to be contrary to law, then such provision(s) shall be construed, as nearly as possible, to reflect the intentions of the parties with the other provisions remaining in full force and effect.

Santa Rosa County Government’s failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the PPTOU shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by Santa Rosa County Government in writing. You and Santa Rosa County Government agree that any cause of action arising out of or related to this PPTOU or the service must commence within one (1) year after the cause of action arose; otherwise, such cause of action is permanently barred.

The section titles in this PPTOU are solely used for the convenience of the parties and have no legal or contractual significance. These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and Santa Rosa County Government with respect to the subject matter herein and supersede any and all prior or contemporaneous oral or written agreements. You may not assign this agreement to any other party.

NOTICE: FOR IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT SAFE SURFING FROM THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION REFER TO: http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/menus/consumer/tech.shtm

TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR CONTENT PROVIDERS TO THE SANTA ROSA COUNTY VISITORS BUREAU

Participant agreement

By replying to Relax In Navarre (Santa Rosa County Visitors Bureau) consent request to participate in Chute (content aggregation tool) with the hashtag #YesNavarreBeach you agree to these Terms and Conditions. The Santa Rosa County Visitors Bureau doing business as getrelaxing.com also agrees to abide by these Terms and Conditions. The Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office may terminate its Websites or its use of your content at any time at its discretion.

Allowable participants

You must be 18 years of age or older and have the legal right to enter into this agreement and to grant any and all rights to your user generated content (Content) in the form of original photography, video or text.

Non-confidentiality

You understand and agree that your Content will be publically displayed and credited and it will not be treated in confidence. In fact, many people from around the world will be able to view your Content and by replying to the Relax In Navarre’s request for consent you provide the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office with the right to use and share your Content on their official websites including but not limited to getrelaxing.com as well as in all of their social media channels including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Your Content will be credited with the social media account name in which it was originally posted by.

Santa Rosa County rights to user generated content

By replying to the Relax In Navarre’s consent request to participate in Chute (content aggregation tool) with the hashtag #YesNavarreBeach you are agreeing to these Terms and Conditions. You grant the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office and affiliate agents a perpetual, transferable, non-exclusive, worldwide license to a) use, copy, transmit, distribute, reproduce, modify, create derivative works from, adapt, combine with other ideas or works, publish, translate, publicly perform, publicly broadcast and publicly display your Content (or any modification thereto) in whole or in part, in any format or medium now known or later developed and b) use (and permit others to use) your Content in any manner and for any purpose, including and without limitations: marketing, advertising, commercial or promotional purposes that the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office or their affiliate agents deem appropriate. You agree that you are solely responsible for your Content. The Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office is not required to host, display, or distribute any Content on or through their Websites and may remove Content at any time or refuse Content for any reason. The Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office is not responsible for any loss, theft, misuse or damage of any kind to your Content.

By replying to Relax In Navarre’s consent request to participate in Chute (content aggregation tool) with the hashtag #YesNavarreBeach, you represent and warrant that:

  • You are at least 18 years of age, you have the legal right to enter into this agreement and you are not impersonating anyone else
  • You own all rights in and to your Content including without limitation, all rights to the audio, video and or digital recording and performance contained in your Content (if any) and/or you have acquired all necessary rights to the elements appearing in your Content to enable you to grant the same rights to the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office as described herein
  • Your Content is wholly original and does not infringe on the copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or any other intellectual property rights, privacy rights, or any other legal or moral rights of any third party individual or entity
  • You agree to release and allow all creative license and creative treatment in the use and production of your content at the discretion of the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office and its affiliate agents
  • You voluntarily agree to waive all “moral rights” that you may have to your Content
  • Any information contained in your Content is not known to you to be false, inaccurate or misleading
  • Your Content does not violate any law
  • You were not and will not be compensated or granted any consideration by any third party for submitting your Content
  • You will not be compensated or granted any consideration in any way by the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office for the use of your Content
  • Your Content does not incorporate materials from a third party website, copyright protected materials or personally identifiable information of anyone other than yourself
  • Your Content does not reflect negatively in any way upon Santa Rosa County or their marketing, advertising, commercial or promotional efforts

You agree to irrevocably release and forever discharge Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office and its affiliate agents, subsidiaries, employees and third party providers from any and all actions, claims, damages, liabilities and demands, whether absolute or contingent and of any nature whatsoever, which you now have or hereafter can, shall or may have against the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office, the State of Florida and affiliate agents, subsidiaries, employees and third party providers or their respecting successor without limitation resulting from the use of your Content or anything contained therein by Santa Rosa County.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office and its affiliate agents from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, costs, expenses or fees (including a reasonable amount of attorney’s fees) that such parties may incur as a result of or arising from your breach of these terms and conditions. The Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office reserves the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you and you agree to cooperate with the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office defense of such claims.

Modifications to these terms and conditions

The Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office may, at its sole discretion, change these Terms and Conditions at any time. Any such changes will be posted on https://www.getrelaxing.com/privacy-policy/ along with the new effective date

Takedown

Should you want your content removed from the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office Website(s), you will need to send a message to the following: social@paradiseadv.com . Once the County acknowledges receipt of your email request, please allow 30 days for any action to take place.

Governing law

These terms shall be governed by the laws of the state of Florida. Should any and all legal disputes connected with the Content arise, resolution will take place in accordance with the laws of the state of Florida.