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Review of Agreement between CZ Master Association and dwellingLIVE

Posted By CotoBlogzz 06-10-2009 1:00 PM

Overview

A definitive conclusion from a  cursory review of the Agreement between CZ Master Association and dwelingLIVE clearly is that the agreements reflects poorly on everyone involved including Keystone, legal counsel and the CZ Master board of directors. No wonder the association insists that on legal counsel's advice  under Civil Code Section 1365.2, a member is entitled to a copy of "executed contracts," not otherwise privileged.  Thus, you are not entitled to the statement of work, bids, or selection criteria, which are executive session privileged documents"

The description of work is so poorly done, that it clearly fails to address California’s Information Practices Act, for example

No evidence available that there is a compelling argument to switch over to a fourth website in five years: either because the quality of service significantly improves, costs are significantly reduces or because security enhancement were added.  Quite the contrary.

Documents Reviewed

The documents made available by Keystone personnel for my  review included a 10-page document titled dwellingLIVE2009 and Exhibits A & B documented in a 3-page document titled dwellingLIVE4-09 (click here for PP slides 3MB or view online The former included two signature pages clearly backdated.  The first signature contained  Ms. Yocham’s signature dated April 30, 2009 and the Treasurer dated June 1, 2009. Not signed by dwelingLIVE  the second signature page added dwelingLIVEs president dated May 1, 2009.  For reference, Ms. Yocahm writes in the June 2009 CZ Master association’s newsletter “The transition from Gateworks for guest management went relatively seamless on May 1”.

Based on the document  presented, it is impossible to determine whether the content of the agreement was altered before and or after the various individual signed it.

 

Payment Or Payola?

Exhibit B describes a recurring charge for the website of $10,000 per year in addition to consumables such as thermal guest passes and transponders.  My previous investigation into the cost of the thermal passes reveals a cost of around $125,000 per year.

Additionally, dwelingLIVE is granted permission to contract with third parties to place advertising on the associations website.  The website’s monthly cost of $995.00 is reduced  “by the gross amount of any compensation Contractor receives..If Contractor receives other than a monetary form of compensation for any advertising place placed on Association’s website, then the parties shall reasonably cooperate it assign a monetary value to said nonmonetary compensation..”

Inconsistencies a freshman paralegal can detect:

Article 23 of the agreement states that “Each party acknowledges that is has been given the opportunity to have its independent counsel review this Agreement prior to executing it.

Article 12 states in part “Contractor shall not, without the express written consent of Association, permit any Confidential Information concerning any residents in the community to be: (i) used for any solicitation purpose, (ii) used for any commercial purpose, or (iii) given, sold, or purchased by any person or entity”.

However, Exhibit B states that it is up to the discretion of the CZ Master Association the content of the website.  The terms and conditions for use of the website include the following:

(a) TRAFFIC DATA COLLECTED. We automatically track and collect the following categories of information when you visit our Site: (1) IP addresses; (2) domain servers; (3) types of computers accessing the Site; and (4) types of web browsers used to access the Site (collectively "Traffic Data"). Traffic Data is anonymous information that does not personally identify you but is helpful for marketing purposes or for improving your experience on the Site - This is misleading - an IP address is my computer's social security number - the same one I use in online banking, for example

 

(b) PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED. In order for you to access certain services we require you to provide us with certain information that personally identifies you ("Personal Information"). Personal Information includes the following categories of information: (1) Contact Data (such as your name, mailing address, and e-mail address); and (2) Demographic Data (such as your zip code, age, and income). If you communicate with us by e-mail, post messages to any of our chat groups, bulletin boards, or forums, or otherwise complete online forms, surveys, or contest entries, any information provided in such communication may be collected as Personal Information

 

(c) SALE OF INFORMATION. In order to accommodate changes in our business, we may sell or buy portions of our company or other companies or assets, including the information collected through this Web site. If Company or substantially all of its assets are acquired, customer information will be one of the assets transferred to the acquirer.

 

CIVIL CODE 
SECTION 1798-1798.1 

1798.1.  The Legislature declares that the right to privacy is a

personal and fundamental right protected by Section 1 of Article I of

the Constitution of California and by the United States Constitution

and that all individuals have a right of privacy in information

pertaining to them.  The Legislature further makes the following

findings:

   (a) The right to privacy is being threatened by the indiscriminate

collection, maintenance, and dissemination of personal information

and the lack of effective laws and legal remedies.

   (b) The increasing use of computers and other sophisticated

information technology has greatly magnified the potential risk to

individual privacy that can occur from the maintenance of personal

information.

   (c) In order to protect the privacy of individuals, it is

necessary that the maintenance and dissemination of personal

information be subject to strict limits.

 

 

 

 

 

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5. COMPLIANCE WITH INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAWS. When accessing the Site or using the Service, you agree to obey the law and to respect the intellectual property rights of others. Your use of the Service and the Site is at all times governed by and subject to laws regarding copyright ownership and use of intellectual property. You agree not to upload, download, display, perform, transmit, or otherwise distribute any information or content (collectively, "Content") in violation of any third party's copyrights, trademarks, or other intellectual property or proprietary rights. You agree to abide by laws regarding copyright ownership and use of intellectual property, and you shall be solely responsible for any violations of any relevant laws and for any infringements of third party rights caused by any Content you provide or transmit, or that is provided or transmitted using your User ID. The burden of proving that any Content does not violate any laws or third party rights rests solely with you.

6. INAPPROPRIATE CONTENT. You shall not make the following types of Content available. You agree not to upload, download, display, perform, transmit, or otherwise distribute any Content that (a) is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, or threatening; (b) advocates or encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or foreign law or regulation; or (c) advertises or otherwise solicits funds or is a solicitation for goods or services. You further agree not to upload, download, display, perform, transmit, or otherwise distribute to the Site or Service any surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, junk mail, spam, unsolicited messages, viruses, trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, corrupted files, or similar software. You also agree not to use metatag searches of the Site or the Service or create a false identity for the purpose of misleading others. Company reserves the right to terminate your receipt, transmission, or other distribution of any such material using the Site or the Service, and, if applicable, to delete any such material from its servers. Company intends to cooperate fully with any law enforcement officials or agencies in the investigation of any violation of these Terms of Use or of any applicable laws.

7. COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT. Company has in place certain legally mandated procedures regarding allegations of copyright infringement occurring on the Site or with the Service. Company has adopted a policy that provides for the immediate suspension and/or termination of any Site or Service user who is found to have infringed on the rights of Company or of a third party, or otherwise violated any intellectual property laws or regulations. Company's policy is to investigate any allegations of copyright infringement brought to its attention. If you have evidence, know, or have a good faith belief that your rights or the rights of a third party have been violated and you want Company to delete, edit, or disable the material in question, you must provide Company with all of the following information: (a) a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; (b) identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works; (c) identification of the material that is claimed to be infringed or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit Company to locate the material; (d) information reasonably sufficient to permit Company to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and if available, an electronic mail address at which you may be contacted; (e) a statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (f) a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed. For this notification to be effective, you must provide it to Company's designated agent at:

dwellingLIVE, Inc.
3186-E2 Airway Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(800) 975-6881


8. ALLEGED VIOLATIONS. Company reserves the right to terminate your use of the Service and/or the Site. To ensure that Company provides a high quality experience for you and for other users of the Site and the Service, you agree that Company or its representatives may access your account and records on a case-by-case basis to investigate complaints or allegations of abuse, infringement of third party rights, or other unauthorized uses of the Site or the Service. Company does not intend to disclose the existence or occurrence of such an investigation unless required by law, but Company reserves the right to terminate your account or your access to the Site immediately, with or without notice to you, and without liability to you, if Company believes that you have violated any of the Terms of Use, furnished Company with false or misleading information, or interfered with use of the Site or the Service by others.

9. NO WARRANTIES. COMPANY HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES. COMPANY IS MAKING THE SITE AVAILABLE "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. YOU ASSUME THE RISK OF ANY AND ALL DAMAGE OR LOSS FROM USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE OR THE SERVICE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, COMPANY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT. COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR THAT THE OPERATION OF THE SITE OR THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE.

10. LIMITED LIABILITY. COMPANY'S LIABILITY TO YOU IS LIMITED. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL COMPANY BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR LOST DATA, REGARDLESS OF THE FORESEEABILITY OF THOSE DAMAGES) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR ANY OTHER MATERIALS OR SERVICES PROVIDED TO YOU BY COMPANY. This limitation shall apply regardless of whether the damages arise out of breach of contract, tort, or any other legal theory or form of action.

11. AFFILIATED SITES AND THIRD PARTY CONTENT. Company has no control over, and no liability for any third party websites or materials. Company works with a number of partners and affiliates whose Internet sites may be linked with the Site. Because neither Company nor the Site has control over the content and performance of these partner and affiliate sites, Company makes no guarantees about the accuracy, currency, content, or quality of the information provided by such sites, and Company assumes no responsibility for unintended, objectionable, inaccurate, misleading, or unlawful content that may reside on those sites.
Similarly, from time to time in connection with your use of the Site, you may have access to content items (including, but not limited to, websites) that are owned and/or posted to the Site or the Service by third parties. You acknowledge and agree that Company makes no guarantees about, and assumes no responsibility for, the accuracy, currency, content, quality or unlawfulness of this third party content, and that, unless expressly provided otherwise, these Terms of Use shall govern your use of any and all third party content. Any User Content, including, but not limited to, information, website links, opinions, statements, services, advice, offers, or other content posted on this Site by any person or entity, including, but not limited to, manufacturers, distributors, users, or others, are those of that person only and do not state or reflect the content, information, opinions, statements, services, advice or offers of dwellingLIVE, Inc. Any references to any commercial products or services by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, do not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by dwellingLIVE, Inc.

12. PROHIBITED USES. Company imposes certain restrictions on your permissible use of the Site and the Service. You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate any security features of the Site or Service, including, without limitation, (a) accessing content or data not intended for you, or logging onto a server or account that you are not authorized to access; (b) attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of the Service, the Site, or any associated system or network, or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; (c) interfering or attempting to interfere with service to any user, host, or network, including, without limitation, by means of submitting a virus to the Site or Service, overloading, "flooding," "spamming," "mail bombing," or "crashing;" (d) using the Site or Service to send unsolicited e-mail, including, without limitation, promotions, or advertisements for products or services; (e) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or in any posting using the Service; or (f) attempting to modify, reverse-engineer, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise reduce or attempt to reduce to a human-perceivable form any of the source code used by Company in providing the Site or Service. Any violation of system or network security may subject you to civil and/or criminal liability.

13. INDEMNITY. You agree to indemnify Company for certain of your acts and omissions. You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Company, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, consultants, agents, and representatives from any and all third party claims, losses, liability, damages, and/or costs (including reasonable attorney fees and costs) arising from your access to or use of the Site, your violation of these Terms of Use, or your infringement, or infringement by any other user of your account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity. Company will notify you promptly of any such claim, loss, liability, or demand, and will provide you with reasonable assistance, at your expense, in defending any such claim, loss, liability, damage, or cost.

14. COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARKS. All contents of Site or Service are: Copyright © 2008 Company, 3186-E2 Airway Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA 92626. All rights reserved.
dwellingLIVE, Inc. and dwellingLIVE are trademarks of dwellingLIVE, Inc. and your use of those trademarks are strictly prohibited without the express written consent of dwellingLIVE, Inc. The absence of a name or logo in this list does not constitute a waiver of any and all intellectual property rights that dwellingLIVE, Inc. has established in any of its product, feature, or service names or logos.

15. GOVERNING LAW. These Terms of Use shall be construed in accordance with and governed by the laws of the United States and the State of California, without reference to their rules regarding conflicts of law. You hereby irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state or federal courts in the County of Orange, California, USA in all disputes arising out of or related to the use of the Site or Service.

16. SEVERABILITY; WAIVER. If, for whatever reason, a court of competent jurisdiction finds any term or condition in these Terms of Use to be unenforceable, all other terms and conditions will remain unaffected and in full force and effect. No waiver of any breach of any provision of these Terms of Use shall constitute a waiver of any prior, concurrent, or subsequent breach of the same or any other provisions hereof, and no waiver shall be effective unless made in writing and signed by an authorized representative of the waiving party.

17. NO LICENSE. Nothing contained on the Site should be understood as granting you a license to use any of the trademarks, service marks, or logos owned by Company or by any third party.

18. CALIFORNIA USE ONLY. The Site is controlled and operated by Company from its offices in the State of California. Company makes no representation that any of the materials or the services to which you have been given access are available or appropriate for use in other locations. Your use of or access to the Site should not be construed as Company's purposefully availing itself of the benefits or privilege of doing business in any state or jurisdiction other than California.

19. MODIFICATIONS. Company may, in its sole discretion and without prior notice, (a) revise these Terms of Use; (b) modify the Site and/or the Service; and (c) discontinue the Site and/or Service at any time. Company shall post any revision to these Terms of Use to the Site, and the revision shall be effective immediately on such posting. You
agree to review these Terms of Use and other online policies posted on the Site periodically to be aware of any revisions. You agree that, by continuing to use or access the Site following notice of any revision, you shall abide by any such revision.

20. ENTIRE AGREEMENT. This Agreement shall serve as the entire Agreement between You and dwellingLIVE, Inc.

21. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT. BY USING THE SERVICE OR ACCESSING THE SITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ THESE TERMS OF USE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM.

 

FOX NETWORK TIPS TO AVOID IDENTITY THEFT:

The FOX Network ran a piece on Identify Theft and what to do about it over the weekend- Based on this piece, it is safe to conclude that those concerned with identify theft should opt-out from the new CZ website - not only because users give away rights and pick up additional liability, but because the board and the property management company seem to be deliberately misleading users.

This is for example the answer from Vinnie Davies when we asked what security measures were taken.  He response " Simple data transfer from controllers that were and are password protected; no cost to association for set up and no additional monthly costs incurred either." - Vinnie Davis  5-28-2009

Further, Ms Davis implied that use of the website was safe, but the costs far outweighed the risks:  "The new website combined the guest management program with the CZ website so residents now have only 1 place to go for information. The new website is more interactive with additional features we did not have available before. I hope you will be pleasantly surprised."

Now compare to what others have to say about identity theft and what CZ website users have given up - see below:

Risk of ID Theft Increases at Tax Time Identity theft is on the rise. Tax time could make you more vulnerable, and peer-to-peer file sharing of movies and music can leave you more exposed.

 

4 DMVs Ban Smiles on Driver's Licenses  Several departments of motor vehicles across the country are asking people to wipe that grin of their faces when posing for driver's license photos. According to USA Today, it's an effort to battle identity theft.

http://www.myfoxal.com/dpp/news/national/dpgo_dmv_ban_smiles_on_dri...

 

Scammers Use iTunes to Drain Accounts? It's a huge scam that's so sneaky you may not even know you've been hit till it's too late. Victims across the country are complaining they've been left holding the bag for iTunes charges they never made. They blame cyber-scammers who use financial ...

 

http://www.myfoxal.com/dpp/business/money_10/090518_Scammers_iTunes...

2008: The Year of Identity Theft Data breaches in the United States increased 47 percent in 2008 from the year before and were more than the previous four years combined, according to Cnet.com.

http://www.myfoxal.com/dpp/news/dpgo_2008_The_Year_of_Identity_Thef...

 

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,207372,00.html  AOL Sorry for Releasing User Search Data to Researchers

 

 

 

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