Terms and Conditions
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING NOTICES BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE:
This is a legal document (“Agreement”), which sets out your rights and obligations, and those of Friends of Burke Mountain, Inc., in relation to this website (“Site”), and the material of all types that you gain access to, on, and through the Site (“Content”). The term “Content” includes, but is not limited to, all text, graphics, and images that appear on the Site, and the design, look, and feel of the Site itself.
You affirm your assent to the notices of this Agreement every time you access any part of the Site or make use of any of its Content. If you do not agree to abide by these notices, do not use this Site or any of its Content.
Intellectual Property Notice
Each item of Content is protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights that are either owned by Friends of Burke Mountain, Inc. or licensed to it by a third party. The Site may also contain other proprietary notices (such as trademarks, service marks, trade names, and moral rights) and copyright information, the terms of which must be observed and followed. Unless otherwise stated, all of the Content of this Site is copyright Friends of Burke Mountain, Inc., P.O. Box 8, East Burke, Vermont, 05832, USA. All Rights Reserved.
Friends of Burke Mountain, Inc. permits you to use the Site and its Content for informational purposes only. Any use of Content from this website must be for informational purposes only and in no instance may Content, except with the prior written agreement of Friends of Burke Mountain, Inc., be copied or used for commercial purposes of any kind. Unless otherwise stated, no Content from this Site may be altered in any way.
All materials provided by this Site and any other materials that are referenced by or linked to this Site are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind. Friends of Burke Mountain, Inc. hereby disclaims all warranties and conditions with regard to any materials or information provided by this Site or any other materials that are referenced by or linked to this Site, including but not limited to all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.
Accuracy of Content Notice
Friends of Burke Mountain, Inc. makes no representations about the suitability of the information delivered from this Site or any other materials that are referenced by or linked to this Site for any purpose. Friends of Burke Mountain, Inc. does not warrant the accuracy, quality, content, or legality of any materials provided by this Site or any other materials that are referenced by or linked to this Site. Friends of Burke Mountain, Inc. may update or make changes to the materials provided by this Site at any time without notice; however, Friends of Burke Mountain Inc. makes no commitment to update the information contained herein.
In no event shall Friends of Burke Mountain, Inc. be liable for any special, indirect, incidental, consequential damages or for damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of information contained in any materials provided by this Site or in any other materials that are referenced by or linked to this Site, under any theory or liability used.
Jurisdiction and Venue Notice
By using this Site, you acknowledge and agree that this Agreement shall be construed under the laws of the State of Vermont and that any legal action brought against Friends of Burke Mountain, Inc. shall be governed by the laws of the State of Vermont and shall be brought exclusively in the state and federal courts located in Vermont.
Changes to Terms and Conditions
If Friends of Burke Mountain, Inc. makes any changes to this Agreement, your use of the Site and any its Content following the date of that change will be governed by the changed Agreement.
Your privacy is very important to us, and we are committed to protecting it and respecting it.
The following governs our use of the personal information you provide through this website (the “Site”) and all affiliated websites of Friends of Burke Mountain, Inc., and this Policy is subject to the Site’s Terms and Conditions.
When we collect personal information from you, we generally require only the basic information needed for us to provide the service or product requested. With every transaction or interaction, there is basic information that we must have to complete the requested service.
At the same time, we endeavor to deliver an enhanced and personalized on-line experience to improve and expand the ways we communicate what we do, what we have to offer, and to gather feedback from you on a wide range of topics. The success of these endeavors depends on knowing more about you.
“Perfect security” does not exist on the internet, and there is always some risk in transmitting information electronically. As we deem appropriate, we use security measures consistent with industry standards, such as encryption technology, to protect your information. The payments and other personal information you provide through this Site when making payments by credit card or via PayPal on this Site are made through a secure platform provided by PayPal, Inc. (“PayPal”).
PayPal provides the following assurances about the security of your personal information and payment information. PayPal encrypts your confidential information in transit from your computer to PayPal’s computers using the Secure Sockets Layer protocol (SSL) with an encryption key length of 128 bits (the highest level commercially available). Once your information reaches PayPal, it resides on a server that is subject to administrative, physical, and electronic safeguards. PayPal’s servers sit behind an electronic firewall and are never directly connected to the internet.
Friends of Burke Mountain, Inc. has entered into an agreement with Rocket Science Group, LLC, d/b/a/ MailChimp (“MailChimp”) to collect and store your email address and to produce email communications from our organization to you. MailChimp provides the following information about its security levels. “The entire MailChimp application is encrypted with SSL.”
This Site employs cookie technology. A “cookie” is a small piece of information that a website asks your browser to store on your hard drive. This information helps the website “recognize” you instantly. Cookies recall information you entered before so you don’t have to reenter it again, tell us what pages on the Site you previously visited, and help us determine whether you came to the Site from a particular internet link. If you prefer, you may disable cookies on your browser settings. You may still use our Site, even with cookies disabled.
We do not sell, rent, exchange, or otherwise share e-mail addresses with or to anyone outside Friends of Burke Mountain, Inc. If this specific policy should ever change, we will first post the policy changes on this page.
However, within Friends of Burke Mountain, Inc., we do use e-mail addresses collected from an assortment of website transactions and interactions to send periodic communications about our work in general and about specific subjects that we believe may be of interest to you.
Please be aware that when you click on links that take you to third party websites, you will be subject to the third parties’ privacy policies, not ours. While we support the protection of privacy on the internet, we cannot be responsible for the actions of third parties. Therefore, we encourage you to read third party privacy policies whenever interacting with, and prior to providing any personal information to, another website.