Terms of Use

Terms of Use

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Terms of Use

Welcome to the NYC WATERFRONT PERMIT NAVIGATOR Website.

Welcome to the NYC WATERFRONT PERMIT NAVIGATOR Website.

THE NYC WATERFRONT PERMIT NAVIGATOR WEBSITE IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE ONE-STOP PERMIT PLANNING AND IS AN INFORMATION RESOURCE PRODUCED THROUGH THE COLLABORATIVE PARTNERSHIP OF: 

THE UNITED STATES ARMY CORP OF ENGINEERS,

THE NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION,

THE NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF STATE,

THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF CITY PLANNING

AND

NEW YORK CITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

(COLLECTIVELY REFERRED TO AS THE “WEBSITE TEAM”).

THE NYC WATERFRONT PERMIT NAVIGATOR WEBSITE IS INITIALLY HOSTED AND MAINTAINED BY NEW YORK CITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (REFERRED TO AS THE “WEBSITE MANAGER”) .

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS OF USE (“TERMS”) CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. BY ACCESSING OR USING THE NYC WATERFRONT PERMIT NAVIGATOR WEBSITE (“WaterfrontNavigator.nyc”), YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE, WITHOUT LIMITATION OR QUALIFICATION, TO THESE TERMS.

I. YOUR USE OF NYC WATERFRONT PERMIT NAVIGATOR WEBSITE

  1. You agree to access and use WaterfrontNavigator.nyc only for lawful purposes. You are solely responsible for the knowledge of and adherence to any and all laws, statutes, rules and regulations pertaining to your use of WaterfrontNavigator.nyc. By accessing WaterfrontNavigator.nyc, you agree that you will not:
    1. use WaterfrontNavigator.nyc to commit a criminal offense or to encourage others to engage in any conduct which would constitute a criminal offense;
    2. use WaterfrontNavigator.nyc in a way to give rise to civil liability or encourage others to engage in any conduct which would give rise to civil liability;
    3. use WaterfrontNavigator.nyc to impersonate other parties or entities;
    4. alter, damage, or delete any content posted on WaterfrontNavigator.nyc;
    5. disrupt WaterfrontNavigator.nyc or its servers or networks in any way; or
    6. claim a relationship with or represent any business, association, or other organization with which you are not authorized to claim such a relationship or to represent.
  2. The WEBSITE MANAGER reserves the right to suspend access to WaterfrontNavigator.nyc if the WEBSITE MANAGER has reason to believe that the access is being used for any of the prohibited purposes enumerated in Section I(A)(1-6) above and/or for any other reason.

II. INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE

In order to use certain aspects of WaterfrontNavigator.nyc, you may be required to provide information about your waterfront project. You agree that any information you submit to the WaterfrontNavigator.nyc will be accurate, correct and up to date.

III. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

  1. The WEBSITE MANAGER reserves the right to suspend any WaterfrontNavigator.nyc account. The WEBSITE MANAGER respects the intellectual property of others and it asks its users to do the same. Service marks and trademarks contained in or displayed on WaterfrontNavigator.nyc, and the contents of linked sites operated by third parties, are the property of their respective owners (which may be one or more the members of the WEBSITE TEAM). All other design, information, text, graphics, images, pages, interfaces, links, software, and other items and materials contained in or displayed on WaterfrontNavigator.nyc, and the selection and arrangements thereof, are the property of the WEBSITE MANAGER and/or the applicable member of the WEBSITE TEAM. All rights are reserved.
  2. The WEBSITE MANAGER makes every effort to comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”). If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement via its display on, or other use by, WaterfrontNavigator.nyc, you may submit a notice by providing the WEBSITE MANAGER’s Designated Agent (see Section IV below) with the information required by DMCA.

IV. WEBSITE MANAGER’s Designated Agent

For purposes of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, the Waterfront Navigator Project Manager is designated as the Designated Agent for WaterfrontNavigator.nyc and such Designated Agent can be reached as follows:

New York City Economic Development Corporation

110 William Street,

New York, NY 10038

Attention: Waterfront Navigator Project Manager, Designated Agent
By email: waterfrontnavigator@edc.nyc

With a copy to:

New York City Economic Development Corporation

Legal Department

110 William Street,

New York, NY 10038

Attention: General Counsel
By email: LegalAdmin.AssistantsList@edc.nyc

V. LINKS TO SITES OF NON-WEBSITE TEAM ENTITIES

WaterfrontNavigator.nyc may contain links to other sites on the Internet that are operated by parties other than the WEBSITE TEAM. The inclusion of such links on WaterfrontNavigator.nyc does not imply that the WEBSITE TEAM approves of the listed destinations, warrants the accuracy of any information set forth at those destinations, or endorses any opinions expressed therein. Like WaterfrontNavigator.nyc, all other websites operate under the auspices and at the direction of their respective owners who should be contacted directly with questions regarding the content of those sites.

VI. PROVISION OF THE SERVICES BY WATERFRONTNAVIGATOR.NYC

  1. waterfrontnavigator.nyc is constantly innovating in order to provide the best possible experience for its users. You acknowledge and agree that the form and nature of the services which WaterfrontNavigator.nyc provides may change from time to time without prior notice to you.
  2. As part of this continuing innovation, you acknowledge and agree that nyc may permanently stop or temporarily stop providing the services or any features within the services to you or to users generally at WaterfrontNavigator.nyc’s sole discretion, without prior notice to you. You may stop using the Services at any time. You do not need to inform WaterfrontNavigator.nyc when you stop using the services.
  3. You agree that you will not sell, trade or resell the services for any purpose.
  4. You agree that you are solely responsible for any breach of your obligations under this Terms of Use and for the consequences, including any loss or damage which WaterfrontNavigator.nyc may suffer, of any such breach, and that WaterfrontNavigator.nyc has no responsibility to you or to any third party for any such breach.

VII. DISCLAIMERS

  1. WaterfrontNavigator.nyc and all materials contained on it are distributed and transmitted “as is” and “as available” without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose with respect to the quality, content, accuracy, completeness, currency, freedom from interruption, freedom from computer virus, freedom from errors or omissions, non-infringement of content placed on WaterfrontNavigator.nyc (whether by the website manager, any member of the website team and / or any third party) including any of the design, information, text, graphics, images, pages, interfaces, links, software, or other materials and items contained in or displayed on WaterfrontNavigator.nyc.
  2. Neither the website manager nor any member of the website team is not responsible for any special, indirect, incidental or consequential damages (regardless of whether they were foreseeable) that may arise from the use of, or the inability to use, WaterfrontNavigator.nyc and/or the materials contained on WaterfrontNavigator.nyc whether the materials contained on WaterfrontNavigator.nyc are provided by the website manager, any member of the website team and / or any third party.
  3. If you download or otherwise obtain any material through the use of WaterfrontNavigator.nyc, you do so at your own discretion and risk. You will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or other device or loss of data that results from the download of any such material.
  4. Changes are made periodically to the federal, the new york state and the new york city laws, rules, forms and schedules, and these changes may or may not be immediately reflected in the materials or information present on WaterfrontNavigator.nyc.

VIII. MISCELLANEOUS TERMS

  1. Nothing contained in or displayed on WaterfrontNavigator.nyc or in these Terms constitutes or is intended to constitute legal advice. The WEBSITE MANAGER, WEBSITE TEAM or any of its agencies, officials, officers, employees, agents, attorneys, or representatives make no representation as to the accuracy of the information set forth in the WaterfrontNavigator.nyc website.
  2. You agree that if the WEBSITE MANAGER does not exercise or enforce any legal right or remedy which is contained in these Terms (or which the WEBSITE MANAGER otherwise has under applicable law), such omission will not be taken to be a formal waiver of the WEBSITE MANAGER’s rights and shall not be construed to be a modification of these Terms.
  3. If any court of competent jurisdiction rules that any provision of these Terms is invalid, then that provision will be removed from these Terms without affecting the rest of these Terms. The remaining provisions of these Terms will continue to be valid and enforceable.
  4. These Terms, and your relationship with the WEBSITE MANAGER and the WEBSITE TEAM under these Terms, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Laws of the State of New York, notwithstanding New York choice-of-law rules. You agree that any and all claims asserted by or against the WEBSITE MANAGER arising under or related to these Terms shall solely be heard and determined either in the courts of the United States located in the City or County of New York or in the courts of the State of New York located in the City and County of New York.
  5. The WEBSITE MANAGER reserves the right to revise and otherwise change these Terms at any time and without notice. Any modification is effective immediately upon posting, unless otherwise stated. Your continued use of WaterfrontNavigator.nyc following the posting of any modification signifies your acceptance thereof. You should periodically visit this page to review the current Terms of Use.
  6. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and the WEBSITE MANAGER (and to the extent of your representations and obligations to any and all of the members of the WEBSITE TEAM, then also to any and all of those applicable members of the WEBSITE TEAM) with respect to your use of WaterfrontNavigator.nyc and they supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between you and the WEBSITE MANAGER (and to the extent applicable, any and all of the members of the WEBSITE TEAM) with respect to WaterfrontNavigator.nyc. These Terms shall be deemed to include all other notices, policies, disclaimers and other terms contained in WaterfrontNavigator.nyc and its subpages; provided, however, that in the event of a conflict between such other terms and these Terms, the inconsistent terms shall control in the following descending order: (1) these Terms and (2) other terms contained in WaterfrontNavigator.nyc and its subpages. periodically visit this page to review the current Terms of Use.
  7. WaterfrontNavigator.nyc reserves the right to change the WEBSITE MANAGER and/or the Designated Agent for the Website, in its sole discretion, by modifying the text of these Terms including without limitations setting forth another entity as the WEBSITE MANAGER and/or the Designated Agent, without notice or action.