Code of Conduct
Thanks for choosing to participate in the exchange of ideas and information in the Missouri REALTORS®online community, THE LANDING. To ensure the best possible experience for all users, we have established these Rules of Conduct (“Rules”) applicable to those who participate. Please read this document carefully as it contains important information regarding your legal rights, remedies, and obligations in the context of using THE LANDING. If you have questions about the Rules or Legal Terms or THE LANDING itself, contact THE LANDING at 800-403-0101 ext. 130 or email [email protected]
Social networking tools and sites are constantly evolving. Missouri REALTORS®, therefore, reserves the right, in its sole discretion to change, modify, add, and delete portions of these Rules at any time without further notice. Such modifications will be effective immediately upon posting. You agree to review the Rules regularly to be aware of such modifications, and your continued access or use of our sites shall be deemed your conclusive acceptance of the modified Rules.
Missouri REALTORS® does not actively monitor THE LANDING for inappropriate postings and does not generally on its own undertake editorial control of postings. However, in the event that any inappropriate posting is brought to Missouri REALTORS®’ attention, Missouri REALTORS® will take action that it deems appropriate. Missouri REALTORS® reserves the right to terminate the right to use THE LANDING by any user who does not abide by the Rules.
Don’t post commercial messages. Contact people directly through a private with product and service information if they request it and you believe you can help them. However, practice discretion when reaching out privately to other members. THE LANDING is a tool that should be used in a friendly manner to promote interaction and engagement. It should not be used as a source for sales-related cold calls/outreach and anyone who uses it this way will have their rights revoked.
Use caution when discussing products. Information posted on our sites is available for all to see, and is subject to libel, slander, and antitrust laws.
Comments posted for the purpose of selling a product or service are prohibited and will be subject to deletion. Offer insight and education around products or services you are familiar with but do not attempt to “sell” specific products or services.
Don’t intimidate, attack, or harass other users. The discussions on THE LANDING are meant to stimulate conversation not to create contention. Be courteous; let other users have their say, just as you may.
Do not encourage or direct users to arrive at any agreement that either expressly or impliedly leads to price fixing, a boycott of another’s business, or other conduct intended to illegally restrict free trade. Messages that encourage or facilitate an agreement about the following subjects are prohibited: prices, discounts, or terms or conditions of sale; salaries; profits, profit margins, or cost data; market shares, sales territories, or markets; allocation of customers or territories; or selection, rejection, or termination of customers or suppliers.
All defamatory, abusive, profane, threatening, offensive, or illegal content is strictly prohibited. Do not post or link to anything on THE LANDING that you would not want the world to see or that you would not want anyone to know came from you.
Do not post any information or other material protected by copyright without the permission of the copyright owner. By posting material, the posting party warrants that he or she owns the copyright with respect to such material or has received permission from the copyright owner. In addition, the posting party grants Missouri REALTORS®and users of THE LANDING a nonexclusive license to display, copy, publish, distribute, transmit, print, and use such information or other material.
Do not use THE LANDING in any unlawful manner or in any other manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair THE LANDING or its underlying technology.
Do not harvest or collect e-mail addresses or other contact information of other users by electronic or other means for the purposes of sending unsolicited e-mails or other unsolicited communications.
Do not upload, post, transmit, share or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, solicitations, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation.
Do not upload, post, transmit, share, store, or otherwise make publicly available on THE LANDING any private information of any third party, including, addresses, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, Social Security numbers, credit card numbers, or financial information.
Do not upload, post, transmit, share, or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment that power THE LANDING.
Do not upload, post, transmit, share, store, or otherwise make available content that would constitute, encourage, or provide instructions for a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local, state, national, or international law.
Do not upload, post, transmit, share, store, or otherwise make publicly available objectionable content, content which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying THE LANDING, or which may expose Missouri REALTORS®or other users to any harm or liability of any type.
Missouri REALTORS®reserves the right to delete any user created community without notice to the community manager if there has been no activity in the community for six months. Missouri REALTORS®shall not be liable to the community manager or any community member for any loss arising out of the deletion including, without limitation, the loss of access to data, files or other information posted to the community