INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
The Site is protected by U.S. copyright laws and no portion of the Site may be reproduced or distributed without the permission of the applicable copyright owner. We maintain ownership rights in our trade name and other trademarks and service marks. Marks of third parties belong to their rightful owners.
RESTRICTIONS ON YOUR USE OF THE SITE
You may not use the Site (a) in violation of any applicable law or regulation, (b) in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property rights of others, (c) in a manner that will violate the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others or reveal confidential information without permission, or (d) in a manner that is profane, defamatory, violent, obscene, threatening, abusive, hateful, inflammatory or otherwise objectionable under common standards of decency.
You also are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Site, including, without limitation, the following activities: (a) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; (b) attempting to interfere with communication to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to the Site, overloading, “flooding,” “spamming,” “mailbombing” or “crashing”; or (c) solicitation or advertisement. Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. We will investigate occurrences that may involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who are involved in such violations.
USE OF MATERIALS POSTED BY USERS
RESERVATION OF RIGHTS
We reserve the right in our sole discretion to change, suspend or discontinue any or all aspects of the Site at any time without prior notice or liability. We also reserve the right in our sole discretion to suspend or terminate any user’s rights to use the Site.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY
We do not warrant that the Site will operate error-free or that the servers are free of computer viruses or other harmful mechanisms. If your use of the Site results in the need for servicing or replacing equipment or data, we are not responsible for those costs. In no event shall we be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, lost profits or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the use or inability to use the Site, whether based on warranty, contract, tort or any other legal theory, and whether or not we are advised of the possibility of such damages. to the fullest extent permitted by law, WE disclaim all warranties, whether express or implied, in connection with THE SITE and your use thereof. We make no warranties or representations about the accuracy or completeness of the content on the Site or the content on any third party sites linked to from the Site. Furthermore, we assume no liability or responsibility for any direct or indirect, incidental, special, punitive, or consequential damages whatsoever resulting from any (1) errors, mistakes or inaccuracies of content, (2) personal injury or property damage of any nature whatsoever resulting from your access to or use of the Site, (3) any unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored therein, (4) any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from the Site, (5) any bugs, viruses, Trojan horses or the like, which may be transmitted to or through the Site by any third party, and/or (6) any errors or omissions in any content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, e-mailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Site. We shall not be liable for user submissions or the defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any third party and the risk of harm or damage from the foregoing rests entirely with you.
CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
We respect the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that any material on the Site violates your intellectual property rights, please provide us with written notice that includes the following information:
- A description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
- A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site;
- Your address, telephone number and email address;
- A statement that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law;
- A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright or intellectual property owner; and
- Your electronic or physical signature.
Please address your letter as follows:
633 S. Hawley Rd, Suite 112
Milwaukee, WI 53214
WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW IS IT USED
Our site places a small text file called a “cookie” on your computer’s hard drive for record keeping purposes. Cookies enable us to identify you when you revisit our web site. Cookies also allow us to track how long it has been since you last visited our site. Although most web browsers automatically accept cookies, most computers allow you to change your browser setting to prevent acceptance of cookies.
We may use the information that we collect from you as follows: to provide you with services through the web site; *to protect the web site against unauthorized access by verifying the identity of users; *to use your IP address (the number assigned to your computer while it is logged on to the Internet) to diagnose problems with the server or to administer the web site.
We also aggregate information we collect from you and other users to help us improve the design of our web site so that we may better meet the needs of visitors to our web site. The aggregate information cannot be used to personally identify you.
We may disclose information we collect from you if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that disclosure is necessary (a) to obey the law or comply with legal process served on us or our affiliates; (b) to protect and defend our rights or property or the rights or property of other users of our web site; or (c) to act in an emergency to protect the personal safety of users of our web site or the public.
COLLECTION OF INFORMATION FROM CHILDREN
We respect the sensitive nature of children’s privacy online. We are a general audience web site and do not direct any of our content specifically at children. If we learn that a user is under 13 years of age, we will promptly delete any personally identifiable information we have collected about that user. If you are under the age of 13, please do not send us any information about yourself.
WHO HAS ACCESS TO THE INFORMATION
Only Wisconsin Voices, its employees, agents and officers who are responsible for administering our web site have access to personally identifiable information collected about you. We will not share personally identifiable information about you with anyone else without your permission.
DATA SECURITY COMMITMENT
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and help ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate and reasonable physical, electronic, and administrative procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. In addition we use firewalls to help prevent outside parties from accessing our database server through the Internet, and physical access to the database server is restricted to authorized individuals.
For your convenience, we provide links to web sites operated by third parties. We do not monitor the privacy practices of these linked web sites and do not exercise authority over such web sites. We therefore assume no responsibility for the privacy and data collection policies and procedures of linked web sites, nor for the content or reliability of such web sites. If you choose to access a third party web site linked to our site, you do so at your own risk.