The Lee County Property Appraiser website is offered to you, the user ("User"), conditioned on acceptance of the
terms, conditions, and notices contained herein, without modification. User access and use of this site constitutes
acceptance of these terms and conditions. If you do not wish to consent to the terms, conditions and notice contained
herein exit this system now.
The website is a Lee County Property Appraiser system, provided as a public service. Government personnel and
the general public may use this system to review and retrieve publicly available government information. User
agrees to use this website as permitted by applicable local, state, and federal laws. User agrees, therefore,
knowingly and without authorization, alter, damage, or destroy Lee County Property Appraiser's or another user's computer
system, network, software, program, documentation or data contained therein;
use this service to conduct or attempt to conduct any business or activity or solicit the performance of any activity that is prohibited
by law. In addition, taking action which results in blocking access to this website by other users will be deemed an unauthorized use.
Anyone using this system expressly consents to administrative monitoring at all times. You (User) are further
advised that system administrators may provide evidence of possible criminal activity identified during such
monitoring to appropriate law enforcement officials. If you (User) do not wish to consent to monitoring, exit this system now.
- Aerial Photography, Maps and Images
The website offers access to a wide variety of aerial photographs, maps, and other images from a variety of sources. Specifically, the
ortho and oblique aerial photography is provided by, and owned by, third party vendors and licensed to the Property Appraiser’s Office.
This information is provided solely for the use Property Appraiser staff, other governmental agencies (stakeholders), and the public for
personal, non-business use.
Any other use including, but not limited to, commercial resale or redistribution in any form is expressly forbidden. If you have any
questions regarding the use of the resources provided on the website please contact our office.
- Privacy and Use Policy
It is the policy of the State of Florida that all state records are open for public inspection. This policy is embodied in
the Florida Constitution, together with the right of an individual to be free from unauthorized governmental intrusion into their private life, as
provided in Article 1, Section 23. In recognition of these policies, the Lee County Property Appraiser has established this Internet Privacy
Policy. When you use our Site, you are acknowledging that personal information you provide is subject to Florida's Public Records Policy as
stated in Chapter 119, Florida Statutes, and Article I, Section 24 of the state Constitution.
You do not have to give us personal information to visit our website, download our publications, use our
e-mail communications, or any other feature. We collect no personal information about you when you visit www.leepa.org,
unless you choose to provide this information to us. We will use the information that you voluntarily provide
to us to notify you of selected content changes or new publications. We may also use it to conduct
statistical analyses of user activities in order to measure user interest in the information we provide
and how we provide it. However, we do collect and store some non-personal information automatically.
- What We Collect and Store Automatically
Name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example, xcompany.com, if you use a private Internet access account or
yourschool.edu if you connect from an educational institution's domain).
- The page from which you came and the pages that you access.
- Date and time you access our Site.
- Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our Site.
- Your system's IP (Internet Protocol) address.
- The type of browser and operating system you used to access our Site.
We use the information we collect in aggregate to count the number of and types of visitors to the different
pages on our Site and to help us make our Site more useful to visitors like you.
- User Entered Data
Data entered by you (User) while using our Site for activities such as, but not limited to, data and map purchases,
exemption applications, and requests for information is used for the purposes of conducting Property Appraiser business
and is covered under Florida public records laws and other appropriate statutes. Information considered private and/or
confidential under these statutes will not be sold or made available to unauthorized third parties. Your confidential
information is collected and stored by systems following industry standard security practices including, but not limited to,
Secure Socket Layer (SSL) certificates, data encryption, and network security.
Returns and income information is confidential pursuant to applicable Florida Statutes. Any private information entered
into the Homestead Exemption or Tangible systems, such as Social Security number and Driver’s License number, are treated a
Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a
public records request, do not send email to the Lee County Property Appraiser’s Office. Instead, contact this
office by phone or in writing.
- Site Security
To the extent that this website contains,
or may in the future contain, options to use your credit card, debit card,
or on-line checks to do business on the Official Site of Lee County
Property Appraiser, Florida, we protect the integrity and
privacy of your account information with advanced technologies. However,
even with advanced technologies, it is not always possible to prevent
unauthorized access or unauthorized disclosure. The Property Appraiser
makes no representation and assumes no responsibility or liability
concerning the accuracy of the information or for any loss which might
result to the user by the use of this Website.
- Disclaimer of Liability and Reliability
In preparation of these pages, every effort has been made to offer the most current, correct, and clearly
expressed information possible. Nevertheless, inadvertent errors in
information may occur. The Lee County Property Appraiser makes no
representation regarding the completeness, accuracy, or timeliness of such
information and data or that such information and data will be error-free.
In the event that the information on the Property Appraiser's official
printed documents differ from the information contained on this Website,
the information on the Property Appraiser's official printed documents
will control and take precedence. The information, data and materials are
dynamic and may change over time without notice. However, the Property
Appraiser makes no commitment to update the information, data or materials
contained herein. Users should take the appropriate precautions to verify
all information by reviewing the official version of all documents upon
which they plan to rely.
In particular but without limiting
anything herein, Lee County Property Appraiser disclaims any
responsibility for typographical errors and accuracy of the information
that may be contained on Lee County Property Appraiser web pages. The
services, information, and data made available at the Lee County Property
Appraiser web site are provided "as is" without warranties of any kind.
Lee County Property Appraiser makes no representations or warranties
whatsoever regarding the quality, content, completeness, adequacy,
sequence, accuracy, timeliness of information and data, condition or
functionality, its suitability for use, or that this web service will be
uninterrupted or error-free. The information and data included on Lee
County Property Appraiser servers have been compiled by Lee County
Property Appraiser staff from a variety of sources, and are subject to
change without notice to the User. The entire risk as to the results and
performance of any information obtained from the Property Appraiser’s web
site is entirely assumed by the user recipient. Any person who uses any
information available from the Property Appraiser’s website AGREES THAT
THERE ARE NO REMEDIES FOR BREACH OF WARRANTY OR CONTRACT INCLUDING, BUT
NOT LIMITED TO CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE OR INCIDENTAL
As a condition of use of Lee County
Property Appraiser's website, the User agrees to indemnify Lee County
Property Appraiser, its officers, employees and agents against any and all
liability, expenses (including attorney's fees) and damages arising out of
claims resulting from User's use of this website, including without
limitation any claims alleging facts that if true would constitute a
breach by User of these terms and conditions.
- Disclaimer of Damages
By using Lee County Property Appraiser web
pages, the User assumes all risks associated with the use of this site,
including any risk to User's computer, software or data being damaged by
any virus, software, or any other file which might be transmitted or
activated via a Lee County Property Appraiser web page or User's access to
it. Lee County Property Appraiser shall not in any event be liable for any
direct, indirect, punitive, special, incidental, or consequential damages,
including, without limitation, lost revenues, or lost profits, arising out
of or in any way connected with the use or misuse of the information or
lack of information on the Lee County Property Appraiser website or with
the delay or inability to use this website, or from any information,
documents, services, software, or other material obtained through this website,
or otherwise arising out of the use of this website, whether based
on contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, even if Lee County
Property Appraiser and/or any of its employees/affiliates has been advised
of the possibility of damages. Lee County Property Appraiser shall not be
liable for any loss or injury caused in whole, or in part, by its actions,
omissions, or contingencies beyond its control, including in procuring,
compiling, or delivering the information, or arising out of any errors,
omissions, or inaccuracies in the information regardless of how caused, or
arising out of any user's decision, or action taken or not taken in
reliance upon information furnished.
- Links to Third Parties Websites
There are links and pointers to third
party Internet websites (hyperlinks) contained in Lee County Property
Appraiser's website. These hyperlinks are not under the Property
Appraiser's control. Lee County Property Appraiser does not assume any
responsibility or liability for any information, communications or
materials available at such linked sites, or at any link contained in a
linked site. Lee County Property Appraiser does not intend these third
party links to be referrals or endorsements of the linked entities by the
Property Appraiser, and are provided for convenience only. The Property
Appraiser makes no warranty, or guarantee, or promise, express or implied,
that the information, data, or material accessible via the hyperlinks
contained on the Property Appraiser's world wide web pages is accurate,
complete, up to date, or fit for any use whatsoever, nor represents or
implies that its use will not infringe privately held rights. Furthermore,
any person who accesses information, data, or material via hyperlink text
contained on the Property Appraiser's world wide web pages assumes all
risk and agrees that there are no remedies for breach of warranty or
contract including, but not limited to indirect, consequential, punitive
or incidental damages.
- Disclaimer of Association with User
- User acknowledges that no joint venture,
partnership, employment or agency relationship exists between the User and
Lee County Property Appraiser as a result of this Agreement or use of this
website. User agrees not to hold himself or herself out as a
representative, agent, or employee of Lee County Property Appraiser and
Lee County Property Appraiser shall not be liable for any representation,
act or omission of the User.
- Use of Bulletin Board, or any Other Communication or Interactive Forums
To the extent that this website contains or may in the future contain bulletin boards, discussion webs, chat rooms,
or other message, interactive or communication facilities involving Lee County Property Appraiser and other users ("Forums"), the User agrees to
use such forums only to send and receive messages and material that are
proper and related to the particular forum. By way of example, and not as
a limitation, the User agrees that when using a Forum, the User shall not
violate the law by:
- Defaming, abusing, harassing, stalking,
threatening or otherwise violating the legal rights (such as rights of
privacy and publicity) of others.
- Publishing, posting, distributing, or
disseminating any defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful
material or information.
- Uploading or downloading files that contain
software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or
by rights of privacy or publicity) unless the User owns or controls the
rights thereto or has received all necessary consents.
- Deleting any author attributions, legal notices
or proprietary designations or labels in any file that is uploaded.
- Falsifying the origin or source of any material
contained in a file that is uploaded.
- Knowingly introducing viruses, corrupted files or
any other similar software or programs that may damage, alter or destroy
this website or the operation of another's computer system, network,
software, program, documentation or data contained therein.
- Knowingly accessing or attempting to access or
use Lee County Property Appraiser's computer system, computer network,
or any part thereof, including this website, for the purpose of
devising or executing any scheme or artifice to defraud; obtaining
money, property or services by means of false or fraudulent pretenses,
representations or promises; or committing theft, including but not
limited to theft of proprietary information.
User agrees to (as available) send and
receive electronic mail, engage in conferences and chats, download and
upload files, and otherwise use this website only as permitted by these
terms and conditions, any additional policies or procedures published in
this website from time to time by Lee County Property Appraiser, and
Lee County Property Appraiser reserves the
right to remove any content of this website received from users for
violations of Lee County Property Appraiser’s use policies and other
applicable regulations and law, including violations of others'
constitutional rights. Lee County Property Appraiser reserves the right to
edit any notices or postings for length if and when such length interferes
with other users' access to and use of this forum.
The User acknowledges that chats,
conferences, bulletin boards, discussion webs and any other such
interactive or communications' forums hosted by this website are public
and not private communications. Further, the User acknowledges that chats,
posting conferences, discussion webs and other communications by other
Users are not endorsed by Lee County Property Appraiser, and such
communications shall not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by
Lee County Property Appraiser.
- In order to process some transactions (or
in the future to customize content specific to your geographic area or
interests), we use cookie technology. A cookie is data that is stored on
your computer's hard drive or is stored temporarily by our system. This
data allows your browser to communicate with our Web servers. We may use
the cookie to track your progress during a transactional process-like
purchasing maps or filing for exemptions online. When your transaction is
completed, the cookie is saved on your PC. The only time we create a
cookie is when you conduct a multi-part transaction. You may choose to
reject all cookies by modifying your browser preferences. However, if you
do not accept cookies, you will not be able to use some of our functions
that require their use.
This Agreement is governed by the laws of
the State of Florida USA. User consents to the
exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Lee County, Florida, USA, in
all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of this website. Use
of this website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give
effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without
limitation this paragraph.
Lee County Property Appraiser's
performance of this Agreement is subject to existing laws and legal
process and nothing contained in this Agreement is in derogation of Lee
County Property Appraiser's right to comply with law enforcement requests
or requirements relating to the User's use of this website or information
provided to or gathered by Lee County Property Appraiser with respect to
- If any part of this Agreement is
determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law
including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability
limitation set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision
will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most
closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of
the Agreement shall continue in effect.
- Closing of Agreement
- This Agreement constitutes the entire
agreement between the User and Lee County Property Appraiser with respect
to this website and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous
communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between
the User and Lee County Property Appraiser with respect to this website.
This Agreement shall be deemed to include all other notices, policies,
disclaimers and other terms contained in this website; provided, however,
that in the event of a conflict between such other terms and the terms of
this Agreement, the terms of this Agreement shall control. A printed
version of this Agreement and of any notice given in electronic form will
be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or
relating to this Agreement to the same extent and subject to the same
conditions as other business documents and records originally generated
and maintained in printed form.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.