The most recent Amendments to this User Agreement (the "Agreement")
were posted on January 11, 2018.
You represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age.
If you are acting on behalf of another person or entity, such as an
employer or principal, you represent and warrant that you are duly
authorized to act on behalf of such person or entity in connection with
the transactions to be undertaken using this Web Site and that you have
the authority to bind such person or entity to the terms of this
This Agreement is between you (or you on behalf of the person or
entity that you represent, such entity hereafter referred to as "You,"
and in the possessive as "Your"), the Nassau County Treasurer (the
"Treasurer") with whom You transact business through this site, and
Grant Street Group (Grant Street) as the designated service provider of
the Treasurer. BidNassauCountyNY.com is a web site (the "Web Site")
used for tax lien auctions.
You acknowledge that you have read and understood the terms of this
Agreement. Upon acceptance of the terms of this Agreement, You will be
granted access to BidNassauCountyNY.com for the sole purpose of
participating in the Nassau County Treasurers tax lien auctions.
You acknowledge and agree that Your use of the Web Site and any information made available through the Web Site is permitted
pursuant to a limited license (the "Limited License") granted to You
under this Agreement and that the web pages and features of the Web
Site (the "Proprietary Information") constitute valuable intellectual
property and proprietary materials (including without limitation trade
secrets) owned by Grant Street.
Unauthorized use of the Web Site, including but not limited to
unauthorized entry or attempted entry into any systems, misuse of
passwords, misuse of any information posted to the Web Site, or illegal
conduct is strictly prohibited. Except as expressly provided in this
Agreement, You agree not to copy (except for downloads permitted by the
Web Site tools), save, print, reveal to any third party, publish, post
on the Internet, permit access to, disseminate, distribute, disclose or
modify any Web Site Proprietary Information without Grant Streets prior
written consent. You further agree that You will not obtain or attempt
to obtain any materials or information through any means not
intentionally made available or provided for through the Web Site.
Your license to use the Web Site is limited to Your participation in
tax lien auctions conducted by the Nassau County Treasurer. As a
further condition of this Limited License, You hereby agree that You
will not, nor will You attempt to (i) modify, reproduce, decompile, or
reverse-engineer any part of the Web Site, (ii) resell or redistribute
any part of the information obtained from the Web Site, or (iii) permit
or attempt to permit any third party to access, view or use any part of
the Web Site.
You agree not to interrupt or attempt to interrupt the operation of
the Web Site or in any way attempt to gain unauthorized access to the
Web Site, any portion thereof or to any other computer systems through
the Web Site. You further agree that You will not use any device,
software or program to interfere with proper operations of the Web Site
nor will you use the Web Site in any manner that could damage,
overburden, or impair the Web Site or interfere with any other partys
use of the Web Site. You further agree that You will not use, nor allow
anyone to use on your behalf, any robot, spider or other similar device
to monitor or copy any pages of the Web Site or any content or
information accessible through this Web Site.
You agree to use commercially reasonable efforts to ensure that any
electronic files or information You transmit through the use of the Web
Site will be free from viruses or other code designed to interfere with
the proper functioning of data information systems.
When accessing the Web Site, You must use software, including a web
browser, that supports a data security protocol compatible with the
protocol required for the Web Site.
With the exception of web browsers, You agree to use the software
made available to all users through the Web Site to perform the
You agree that, each time You submit a qualified bid for a tax
certificate on the Web Site, You are making a binding offer to the
Treasurer to purchase such tax certificate, which, if accepted by the
Treasurer, will form a binding purchase contract between You and the
You agree that You will comply with all rules, requirements,
procedures, advisories, instructions and other directives promulgated
by the Treasurer regarding the purchase of tax certificates via the Web
Site, including, without limitation, the Treasurer's requirements with
respect to payment deadlines and procedures for any tax certificates
You are awarded.
Neither the Treasurer nor Grant Street makes any representation or
warranty that the features or appearance of the Web Site will remain
unchanged for any period of time. You acknowledge that the Treasurer
and Grant Street may change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the
You shall be solely responsible for the confidentiality and use of
the User ID and password assigned to You for the purpose of accessing
the Web Site and for any acts or omissions that occur through the use
of such User ID and password. You agree to ensure that You exit from
Your account at the end of each session. You agree to indemnify,
defend and hold the Treasurer and Grant Street harmless from and
against any damages, financial or otherwise, resulting from Your use of
the Web Site or use by persons using Your User ID and password with or
without Your knowledge or permission. You are hereby instructed by the
Treasurer to notify Grant Street immediately via email sent to
[email protected], if You have reason to believe, or have
become aware of: (i) loss or theft of Your User ID and/or password, or
(ii) any unauthorized use of Your User ID and/or password.
Emails sent to the Treasurer or Grant Street over the Internet are
susceptible to detection, decryption, eavesdropping or tampering. Thus,
you agree to indemnify, defend and hold the Treasurer and Grant Street
harmless from and against any harm, financial or otherwise, that
results from such detection, decryption, eavesdropping or tampering of
Pursuant to Public Officers Law, Article 6, Sections 84-90,
(hereinafter the Freedom of Information Law), certain information which
you provide in the course of your use of the Web Site, and which is in
the public domain pursuant to the Freedom of Information Law, will not
be treated as confidential. Please see the Web Site Privacy
Policy for additional information.
Your use of the Web Site must be in conformance with this Agreement
and the User Instructions on the Web Site.
Grant Street and the Nassau County Treasurer each reserve the right
to suspend or revoke Your User ID in the event You violate the terms of
You agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations in
connection with Your use of the Web Site and the transactions conducted
thereon, including without limitation any laws applicable to the
handling or processing of individually identifiable information
concerning individual persons. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold
the Treasurer and Grant Street harmless from and against any damages,
financial or otherwise, resulting from Your breach of any such
The additional terms set forth in this Section apply to Your use of
Grant Streets payment processing services through the Web Site. By
submitting a payment through Grant Street's payment processing services
on the Web Site, You agree:
Neither the Treasurer nor Grant Street shall be liable for any loss
resulting from (i) a cause over which neither has direct control; or
(ii) any events which are beyond their reasonable control.
This Agreement contains the entire agreement between the parties
relating to Your use of the Web Site and transactions conducted
thereon, and supersedes all prior written or oral communications
between the parties on related subjects. In the event any one or more
of the provisions of this Agreement shall be held to be invalid,
illegal or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall remain valid
and enforceable. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the
State of New York without regard to its choice of law provisions.
All disputes arising out of or related to this Agreement or the
transactions completed on the Web Site shall be subject to the
exclusive jurisdiction of the State and Federal Courts located in
Nassau County, New York, and You waive any defense to the jurisdiction
of such courts based on personal jurisdiction or forum non conveniens.
Any failure by Grant Street or the Treasurer to exercise or enforce any
right or provision of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of
such right or provision.
This Agreement may be amended at any time (as indicated by the date
shown above). It is Your responsibility to review it from time to time
to keep abreast of new amendments.