Terms & Conditions
Coastal Risk Consulting, LLC (“Company” and “CRC”), is a Florida LLC that produces flood, natural hazard and climate change impact risk assessments and reports. These products go by various names, which may change or be modified from time-to-time at Company’s discretion, but include: RiskFootprint™, RiskFootprint™ Dashboard, Flood and Climate Risk Assessment™, Floodscore, FIRST Score® Report, Coastal Risk Rapid Assessment™, Flood Insurance Risk Report, Flood and Climate Risk Report, Flood and Natural Hazard Risk Assessment, Flood and Damage/Loss Estimate, etc. These reports are flood, natural hazard and climate change impact screening-level tools, which, depending on which product(s) are purchased, may assess potential risks to individual properties and/or economic losses, at the parcel or neighborhood level, from events, such as: riverine flooding, heavy rainfall flooding, storm surge and tidal flooding and progressive sea level rise and, climate change vulnerabilities and impacts. Other natural hazards and government risk zones and categories, such as Wind Zones, Tornados, Wildfires, Earthquakes, and Tsunamis may also be analyzed and reported in some reports. The RiskFootprint™ reports also provide screening for future climate changes such as future extreme heat, future extreme rainfall, and future risk of drought. These specialized tools allow customers to assess the current and future risk status of specific properties.
Coastal Risk Consulting, LLC, reports are provided for informational purposes only, as a screening-level, forecast tool, based upon government, proprietary, and peer-reviewed data and information available at the time of delivery of the final product to the end user.
Coastal Risk Consulting, LLC is not a law firm, engineering, architecture firm, lender, insurance company or insurance agency, mortgage broker, underwriter, loan processor or loan originator, appraiser, home inspector or the like and is not offering legal, investment, lending, insurance, engineering, construction or architectural services of any kind in any state, province, territory or country. CRC’s reports and advice are not a substitute for an attorney or a law firm, a licensed engineer, architect, bank, mortgage lender, contractor, insurer, or any other type of entity described herein. CRC does not aide nor does it assist in the negotiations or discussions with any third-parties, governmental or private.
Neither CRC nor any of its data suppliers assume responsibility for any action, result, or consequence related directly or indirectly to the use of any CRC product delivered to the End User.
CRC does not provide any kind of advice, opinion, or recommendation or advice about your legal obligations, rights, remedies, defenses, options, or strategies. CRC may, however, provide research, newsletters, alerts, and notifications on legal, engineering, and architectural developments, as they impact flood, natural hazard, and climate change risks, from time-to-time at its discretion, including laws and regulations.
By ordering or receiving a CRC Product, the End User is not granted any license to the data or analyses contained in the Product. Any rights granted to End User to use the Product are personal, revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable and limited to Internal Use, as the only permitted use by the End User. Each Report or Product, including a RiskFootprint™ Dashboard subscription, purchased and/or used by the End User is only valid for the specific address or addresses supplied and paid for by the End User and for the date on which the product is first delivered. These products are not transferrable to any other person or entity and are not assignable. These products are intended for use only by Clients and Customers of Coastal Risk Consulting, LLC, and not any third-party or entity. The reports are intended only for the specific individual properties submitted for study and analysis by Coastal Risk Consulting, LLC.
Each client of CRC acknowledges that the content and output of these CRC products are based upon current government and peer-reviewed data and research on floods, natural hazards, climate and geophysical impacts, including but not limited to: riverine flooding, heavy rainfall, storm surge and sea level rise and natural hazards (wind, tornado, wildfire, earthquake and tsunami), climate change, etc.. Users, clients and customers of CRC also acknowledge and agree that this scientific data and research is constantly evolving and may require re-calculation for the particular properties for which the content is furnished as time passes. Results as described in these reports can and probably will change over time, depending upon many dynamic factors. Some of these factors are site-specific and are not included in these reports, such as localized land subsidence and erosion, and the impacts of local engineered mitigations (e.g., pumps, pipes, berms, and levees, seawalls and bulkheads, reservoir operations, and stormwater sewers, etc.).
These reports may not be re-distributed or transmitted without the express written permission of Coastal Risk Consulting, LLC, and are for informational purposes only. The product reports and results do not constitute legal, engineering, construction or architectural, insurance, real estate or other advice and are not intended in any manner to do so. You agree to use these products for your own personal use only.
Public policy, laws, regulations, and rules relating to floods, natural hazards and climate change impacts are also constantly evolving, complex and always in a state of change. Coastal Risk Consulting, LLC endeavors to use the latest information and data relating to specific parcels and areas. No contractual relationship or duty of care or reliance is established by the sale or transfer of any CRC products and services to any third-party or entity, which is not a confirmed Customer or Client of Coastal Risk Consulting, LLC and who is not in contractual privity with CRC.
Customers and Clients of Coastal Risk Consulting, LLC agree they shall not publish or transmit, in any manner, or post on-line, in any social media account and by use of any internet connected means of communication, any reports or studies produced by Coastal Risk Consulting, LLC. You agree not to modify, reproduce, display, distribute, or otherwise provide access to, disassemble, create derivative works from, or reverse engineer any portion of these products. You agree not to remove, alter, obscure or modify any copyright or other intellectual property notices that appear in any CRC product. No license to use the CRC products in any other way other than by the End Consumer is granted by these Terms and Conditions. No grant of any license is made by this agreement or the use of CRC products. You agree you will not allow, permit, encourage or assist any third-party to use the materials and products ordered from CRC for your own personal use. All Intellectual Property Rights in the CRC products (and any data or analyses from suppliers contained therein) are the absolute property of CRC, or its suppliers or licensors, as the case may be and as set forth in any separate agreements between CRC and its suppliers/licensors.
You agree not to use the information, data and analysis in any improper, unlawful or unethical manner.
Customers and Clients agree, when submitting information to Coastal Risk Consulting, LLC, during the process of ordering any CRC product, to provide accurate and complete answers to all inquiries to help provide accurate product results. By ordering any CRC product, End User represents he, she or it has full legal authority to do so. You agree that you are solely responsible for all information provided to CRC when ordering any CRC product and in responding to any questions posed by CRC during the production of any final delivered CRC products to you.
Any account opened with CRC by the End User may not be shared with others.
NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ARE MADE BY COASTAL RISK CONSULTING, LLC, REGARDING ANY CONTENT, SERVICES AND PRODUCTS. CRC PRODUCTS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” AND “WITH ALL FAULTS” AND ON AN “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. COASTAL RISK CONSULTING, LLC, EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF EVERY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY APPLICABLE LAW. TO THE FULL EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, CRC MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OTHER THAN WHAT IS IN THE CRC PRODUCTS DELIVERED TO THE END USER.
CRC does not make any express or implied representations about how, if at all, the U.S. Federal Government, state, local and regional governments, Lenders, private insurers and any other third-parties will use or consider these products or scores. CRC is a private business entity and not connected with or a part of any other private or public entity.
Each legal controversy or issue depends on case-specific facts and different jurisdictions have different public policies, laws, regulations and rules. Due to these differences, you should not act or rely on CRC product results without seeking the advice of a competent attorney licensed to practice in your state for your specific legal problems. CRC is not a substitute for legal counsel. Use of these products is not intended to, and do not, create any form of an attorney/client relationship.
Coastal Risk Consulting, LLC’s products are protected by Copyright, Trade Secret and Intellectual Property laws of the United States. While publicly-available software and intellectual property materials are utilized in preparing CRC’s products, CRC owns all rights, title and interest in all CRC products, the processes, materials, the look, feel, design and organization of the CRC products, including, but not limited to the compilation of the content, code, data, copyrights, trademark rights, database rights and other intellectual and proprietary rights associated with such materials. CRC does not make any claim to third-party works. Use of these materials does not grant users of these products of CRC any ownership of any content, code, data, or materials you may be provided. All rights not expressly granted by CRC to users and any third-party are reserved by CRC.
CRC grants End Users of CRC products and RiskFootprint™ Dashboard the right to download, copy, view, store and print the materials provided on any computer or hand-held device solely and exclusively for your use and not for any third-parties not in contractual privity with CRC. However, users of these products and services agree not to remove, edit, change, or alter any copyright and trademark notices. The work product materials created by CRC for the End Users may not be used on any website, blog or social media platform or service.
CRC shall not be liable for any damages (compensatory, consequential, special, incidental, punitive, exemplary, direct or indirect) arising out of providing the End User with any product or service. This exclusion applies to any claim for breach of contract, negligence, and any other cause of action, unless contrary to applicable law. If you have a dispute with these terms and conditions, or you have any claim against CRC with respect to the products and services of CRC, your exclusive and sole remedy is discontinuance of the use of CRC services and products.
CRC reserves the right to update, amend and change these terms of service, at any time, in its sole discretion. Any changes will be posted at www.CoastalRiskConsulting.com and other CRC websites and will be effective on the date stated.
If you call CRC, such calls may be monitored or recorded for quality assurance and End User services. The contents of your call with not be shared with any third-party unless required by applicable law.