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Privacy Policy, Copyright & Disclaimer

This site has been designed, created, hosting paid for and is maintained free of charge by Commissioner John B. Sims ("Commissioner").

This is the only official web site for John Sims, Cooper City Commissioner. While other web sites might advocate John’s support or election or the defeat of other current or future candidates, and while they might contain links to this site or republish information or materials that I have made available to the general public, they may not be authorized by Commissioner John B. Sims, nor have they been coordinated in any way with the Commissioner unless granted in writing.

We do not spam anyone or use their information without permission. We do not give out or disseminate your personal information.

Contributions

Contributions to the John Sims campaign are not tax deductible. Maximum contributions are limited to $1,000 per person or entity for 2014.

Copyrights

Everything on this site is written, coded, hosted and owned by the Commissioner and/or used with written permission. Copyright in all text materials contained in this Web site is owned by the Commissioner, copyright 2006-2014. The text materials contained in this or any other Web site owned by the Commissioner may not be used, downloaded, reproduced or reprinted, forwarded or used in any manner without written permission and may only be used after written permission is given provided that this copyright notice appears in all copies, and provided that such use is for non-commercial or personal use only. 

The text materials contained in this Web site may not be modified in any way. All rights in photographs, illustrations, artworks, and other graphic materials are reserved to the Commissioner and/or the copyright owners (licensors). Prior written permission to use, reproduce or reprint any photograph, illustration, artwork, or other graphic material must be obtained from the copyright owner, regardless of intended use.

Hyperlinks

This website may contain hyperlinks to other websites. These links are provided for reference and convenience only. The Commissioner has no control over these websites and is not responsible for their contents. Furthermore, the Commissioner does not endorse any of the material on these websites and does not have any association with their operators.  

E-mail

Florida has a very broad public records law.  All written communications to or from city officials regarding city business are public records, and are available to the public and media upon request.  Your e-mail communications, including your email address, may therefore be subject to public disclosure if sent to city hall.  In addition, any message, together with any attachments, is intended only for the addressee.  It may contain information which is legally privileged, confidential and exempt from public disclosure.  If you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any disclosure, copying, distribution, use, or any action or reliance on any e-mail communication is strictly prohibited.

Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability Regarding Information

This website is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to elicit public responses or discussion from any Cooper City elected officials, nor does it represent the views of the City of Cooper City, it's elected officials, its staff or its agents and/or employees.

The content and views expressed herein are the opinion and the property of, and strictly those of John B. Sims. 

There is always a risk when transmitting any information via the Internet. The Commissioner does not and cannot guarantee that his system is free from hackers and viruses or that any information provided by users to him will not be stolen or otherwise surreptitiously obtained. You hereby acknowledge and understand that such risk is inherent with any website, including this site, and take full responsibility for any harm, danger or damage that ensues due to any such breach in security. Pursuant to these Terms of Use, the Commissioner expressly disclaims any such liability.

By accessing information, data and materials contained in the Commissioner's web pages, you hereby agree to accept the following terms and conditions:

John Sims shall not be liable for improper or incorrect use of data, information, apparatus, products, processes, materials or related graphics described and /or contained herein. The data, information, apparatus, products, processes, materials and related graphics are not legal documents and are not intended to be used as such. The user hereby recognizes that the information, data, apparatus, products, processes, materials and related graphics are dynamic and may change over time without notice. However, the Commissioner makes no commitment to update the information, data, apparatus, products, processes or materials contained herein.

The user hereby recognizes and acknowledges that the information contained in John Sims' World Wide Web pages was developed by John Sims for a specific reason, and this information may be inaccurate or unreliable if used for other purposes. John Sims is not responsible for use or reliance upon this information. Information, data, apparatus, products, processes, materials and related graphics via John Sims' world wide web pages may contain live references (hyperlinks) to information, data, apparatus, products, processes, materials and related graphics held on networked information servers beyond John Sims' world wide web pages and some of the information may be copyrighted with restrictions on reuse.

John Sims has no control over, and is not responsible for the contents of any off site material referenced by hypertexts (Links) accessible via John Sims' World Wide Web pages. John Sims cannot control and makes no warranty, or guarantee, or promise express or implied, that the information, data, apparatus, products, processes, materials and related graphics accessible via the hyperlinks contained on John Sims' world wide web pages is either relevant, accurate, complete, up to date, or fit for any use whatsoever, nor represents or implies that its use will not infringe privately held rights.

All information, including but not limited to data, software, apparatus, products, processes, materials, related graphics contained herein is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, and John Sims expressly disclaims all express and implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, and non infringement of proprietary rights. John Sims does not warrant, guarantee, or make any representations regarding the use, or the results of the use, of the information provided to you by John Sims in terms of correctness, accuracy, reliability, completeness, usefulness, timeliness or otherwise. The entire risk as to the results and performance of any information obtained from John Sims or his website is entirely assumed by the recipient.

Any person who uses any information available from John Sims disclaims all liability for damages, cost and expenses and AGREES THAT THERE ARE NO REMEDIES FOR NEGLIGENCE, OR UNDER STRICT LIABILITY, OR BREACH OF WARRANTY OR CONTRACT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, EVEN IF YOU GIVE NOTICE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

By using John Sims' website, you assume all risks associated with its use, including the risk of your computer, software, or data being damaged by any virus, program, or file which might be transmitted or activated by John Sims' web page or your access to it. John Sims shall not be liable for any damages resulting from the use of the John Sims website.

THIS SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS", "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS AND JOHNBSIMS.COM EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT. JOHNBSIMS.COM DISCLAIMS ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY LOSS, INJURY, CLAIM, LIABILITY, OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM, ARISING OUT OF OR ANY WAY RELATED TO (A) ANY ERRORS IN OR OMISSIONS FROM THIS SITE AND ITS CONTENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO TECHNICAL INACCURACIES AND TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS, (B) ANY THIRD PARTY WEBSITES OR CONTENT THEREIN DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY ACCESSED THROUGH LINKS IN THIS SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY ERRORS IN OR OMISSIONS THEREFROM, (C) THE UNAVAILABILITY OF THIS SITE OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, (D) YOUR USE OF THIS SITE, OR (E) YOUR USE OF ANY EQUIPMENT OR SOFTWARE IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SITE.  

A COVERED PARTY (AS DEFINED BELOW) SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ATTORNEYS' FEES AND LOST PROFITS OR SAVINGS) IN ANY WAY DUE TO, RESULTING FROM, OR ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SITE, INCLUDING ITS CONTENT, REGARDLESS OF ANY NEGLIGENCE OF ANY COVERED PARTY. "COVERED PARTY" MEANS JOHN SIMS, JOHNBSIMS.COM, ITS AFFILIATES, ITS LISTEES, AND ANY OFFICER, DIRECTOR, EMPLOYEE, SUBCONTRACTOR, AGENT, SUCCESSOR, OR ASSIGN OF JOHN SIMS OR JOHNBSIMS.COM, ITS AFFILIATES, AND ITS LISTEES.  

If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is unlawful, void or unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from the remaining provisions and shall not affect their validity and enforceability.  

Required Disclosures

The Commissioner may release personal information of our users if we believe, in good faith, that such release is legal and required by law, or requested by subpoena or court order. Personal and identifiable  information such as your IP Address and other personal information (E-mail, etc.) is automatically recorded and kept in a database each time you access this website. 

This site and some of the articles on this site contain links to other resources and businesses on the Internet. Those links are provided as citations and aids to help you identify and locate other Internet resources that may be of interest, and are not intended to state or imply that John Sims’ sponsors, is affiliated or associated with, or is legally authorized to use any trade name, registered trademark, logo, legal or official seal, or copyrighted symbol that may be reflected in the links.

John Sims is not responsible for any loss, injury, claim, liability, or damage related to your use of this site or any site linked to this site, whether from errors or omissions in the content of our site or any other linked sites, from the site being down or from any other use of the site. In short, your use of the site is at your own risk.

IF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE IN FULL, YOU MUST IMMEDIATELY TERMINATE YOUR USE OF THIS SITE.

Contacting the Commissioner

Official correspondence regarding this Website may be sent to:

John Sims, Commissioner

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