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Terms and Conditions
These site Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) apply to your use of this site. By visiting or using this site, or by agreeing to the Terms during the registration process, you accept these Terms. Continued use of this site constitutes your acceptance of any revisions to these Terms.
Disclaimer of Warranties
Content provided by Citizens presented in this website is for informational purposes only. Citizens disclaims any and all warranties with regard to the website and website information, including without limitation:
- Any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, infringement or title;
- Any warranty of quality, functionality, operability, use or performance of this website or information on this website;
- Any warranty of the accuracy, completeness or validity of data or information communicated through the website or included in the website information;
- Any warranty of the continuous availability of the website or website information, or that the website or website information will be uninterrupted or error-free;
- Any warranty that the website information or other files or data available for access or downloading will be free of infection, viruses, or other code manifesting harmful, contaminating, or destructive properties; or
Any warranties arising from course of dealing, trade usage, trade practice or otherwise.
Citizens does not represent or warrant that any defects in the website or errors in the website information will be corrected.
User ID and Password
This site requires a user identification code ("User ID") and a password for access. Unauthorized use of or access of this site is strictly prohibited.
In accessing this site, you agree that:
- Citizens is entitled to act on instructions received under your User ID and password;
- Citizens is not liable for any unauthorized access to your personal information that is not the direct result of gross negligence or intentional misconduct on the part of Citizens;
- You will keep your password confidential and you will notify Citizens immediately if you believe someone else has obtained your User ID and password or any unauthorized access to this site has occurred or may occur; and
- Citizens may block access to this site without prior notice if we believe your User ID and password are being used by someone other than you, if any unauthorized access to your personal information has occurred or may occur, or for other reasons.
You may not use this site in any manner that could damage or overburden any Citizens equipment or software. You may not use any means of systematic retrieval of data or other content from this site. You may not obtain, or attempt to obtain, access to any material or information on this site that is protected by passwords, PIN or required login identification through any means not expressly authorized by Citizens. You may not use the login information of another person, unless they specifically authorized you to do so.
Third Party Sites
This site contains links to other Internet sites that are not maintained by Citizens. Unless otherwise stated, Citizens makes no warranties or representations regarding these websites or the products or services offered on them. Citizens does not control the privacy or security practices of third parties, or the locations where they process data. You should read the privacy and security policies of the other sites, as their practices may differ from Citizens.
Jurisdiction and Enforceability
Use of this site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws.
If any provision of these Terms is held unlawful, void or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall remain valid and in effect to the fullest extent possible.
Jurisdiction and Venue
For any claim or dispute that arises under these Terms, exclusive jurisdiction and venue shall be with a court of competent jurisdiction in Leon County, Florida. You consent to the jurisdiction of such courts and agree to accept service of process issued by such courts.
You may not use Citizens’ name or trademarks in any way that implies affiliation with, or an endorsement, sponsorship or approval by Citizens without express written permission.
Various text, forms and images appearing on this site are used under license by Citizens for this site. These materials are for viewing purposes only. Any reproduction may be prohibited under federal/state copyright or trade secret laws.
Personal Use Only
You will use the site only for your personal, noncommercial use unless you and Citizens have agreed otherwise in writing. Use in connection with policies or accounts with Citizens in the name of your business is considered personal use.
Any waiver of any provision of these Terms will be effective only if in writing and signed by an authorized representative of Citizens. Any delay or omission by Citizens to exercise any rights under these Terms shall not be construed to waive any rights.
The section titles and headings are not part of the Terms and are not to be used in interpreting the Terms.
In the event of a conflict between these Terms and your policy with Citizens, the policy shall control.
If you have registered at this site we will notify you of any material changes to these Terms by using any of the contact information you have provided to us. These changes will not apply to disputes that arise prior to the effective date of the change.
Certain provisions of these Terms by their nature shall continue in full force and effect after termination, including authorizations you have granted, the Disclaimer of Warranties and Jurisdiction/Enforceability.
Paperless Delivery Terms and Conditions
These terms and conditions describe Citizens’ paperless delivery for Personal Lines policy and billing documents. To use this service, you must be the first-named insured, your myPolicy email address must match the email address on file for the policy and the username must remain the same as your myPolicy log in credentials.
- By accepting, you consent to receive your new policy and billing documents for your policy mailing address electronically. Some documents will continue to be mailed regardless of enrollment status.
By enrolling, you will receive an email notification when your documents are available online. The email will contain a link to your myPolicy account from which to access the new policy and billing documents.
You are responsible for maintaining an active email account with your internet provider. If there are any changes to your email address, you will provide Citizens and/or your agent with an updated email address. If Citizens is not informed of any changes to the first-named insured’s email address on file for the policy or does not otherwise become aware that the email address has changed, Citizens will be held harmless for any electronic notification made to the email address on file with Citizens in lieu of mailing the documents by U.S. mail to the policy’s mailing address. The failed delivery of any email notification will result in the cancellation of your paperless enrollment. You will be notified via mail if this occurs, and all future documents will be sent via U.S. Postal Service.
Your consent to enroll and participate in the service will remain in effect until you unenroll or the service is terminated for any reason. If the service terminates for any reason, you will receive documents by mail via U.S. Postal Service to the mailing address listed on the policy.
At any time, Citizens reserves the right to amend this agreement and you may terminate your enrollment in paperless delivery.
SMS Text Messaging Terms and Conditions
Citizens Property Insurance Corporation (Citizens) may send text messages to policyholders in the event of weather-related emergencies. For text messaging purposes, emergencies can be any weather event, named or unnamed, with the potential to cause property damage. Text messages may be sent prior to or after a storm, and the message content will vary depending upon if the insured’s property is identified as being in an area potentially impacted by the weather-related emergency or is in the area that was impacted by the emergency.
Read these terms and conditions carefully regarding our Short Message Service (SMS service). You may receive non-marketing text messages from Citizens, including text messages made with an autodialer, at the telephone numbers that you provided. You may opt-out of these communications at any time using the instructions below. Consent to receive text messages is not required to purchase insurance from Citizens.
Citizens may use an automatic telephone dialing system (autodialer) to deliver text messages to you. Text messages may include but not be limited to information regarding an impending weather-related event, services available to you from Citizens subsequent to the occurrence of a weather-related event, and/or information regarding assistance available to you in the event that you need to file a property insurance claim.
The specific number of text messages may vary depending on the weather-related event and if your property is identified as being in the area potentially-impacted by the weather-related event or your property is in the area that was impacted by the event.
Message and data rates may apply to each text message sent or received, as provided in your mobile telephone service rate plan (please contact your mobile telephone carrier for pricing plans), in addition to any applicable roaming charges. Company does not impose a separate fee for sending text messages.
How to Opt-Out
To stop receiving text messages, text STOP to 46732. You may also call, email, or write Citizens to inform that you do not want to continue receiving text messages. When you opt-out, you agree to receive a text confirming that your opt-out choice has been recorded.
Your Mobile Telephone Number
You represent that you are the account holder for the mobile telephone numbers that you provided to Citizens. You are responsible for notifying us immediately if you change your mobile telephone number.
Access or Delivery to Mobile Network is Not Guaranteed
Delivery of information and content to a mobile device may fail due to a variety of circumstances or conditions. You understand and acknowledge that network services, including but not limited to mobile network services, are outside of Citizens’ control, and Citizens is not responsible or liable for issues arising from them.
Changes to Terms and Conditions
We reserve the right to modify these SMS Text Messaging Terms and Conditions, or any part thereof, or add or remove terms at any time, and such modifications, additions or deletions will be effective immediately upon posting. Your continued enrollment in the SMS texting service shall be deemed to constitute acceptance by you of such modifications, additions or deletions.
Termination of Text Messaging
Citizens may suspend or terminate your receipt of text messages if Citizens believes you are in breach of these SMS Terms and Conditions. Your receipt of text messages is also subject to termination in the event that your mobile telephone service terminates or lapses. Citizens reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, all or any part of text messages, with or without notice.
For assistance with the SMS texting services or to obtain additional information, call 866.411.2742, or email using our Contact Us page.