Website Accessibility Disclaimer
We are making every effort to ensure that the information available on our shellmuseum.org website is accessible to all. We are making great efforts to achieve Section 508 and WCAG 2.0 compliance.
Website Accessibility Contact Information
If you experience any website accessibility issues please contact email@example.com. Please include the following information in your email to us:
Your daytime contact information (Email and/Phone Number)
The website URL address you experienced issue access
A detailed description of the accessibility issue or the content on the web page you were unable to access. Please also include any technology devices used or additional information you feel may assist us in identifying and resolving the issue.
We are not responsible for the effectiveness or the accessibility of Google Translate. The Google translation links are provided to improve our website usability to people of non-English speaking backgrounds. Google Translate is a service provided by Google, any problems, translation inaccuracies or accessibility issues are outside of our control.
Third-Party Links Accessibility Disclaimer
Links to Third-party websites are not maintained or controlled by us. The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum is not liable for accessibility of content or the availability on external linked sites. You should direct any accessibility concerns regarding any Third-Party Sites to the administrator of the applicable Third-Party Site.
Third-Party Links Content and Usage Disclaimer
We may make changes to these terms at any time. Any changes we make will be effective immediately when we post a revised version of these terms on the site or social properties. The “Last Updated” date will tell you when these terms were last revised. By continuing to use this site after that date, you agree to the changes.
We use “cookies” on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to login a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site. We use standard security measures. We have security measures in place to protect your information. The standard security measures we use will depend on the type of information collected. However, the Internet is not 100% secure. We cannot promise that your use of our sites will be completely safe. We encourage you to use caution when using the Internet. This includes not sharing your passwords. If you think that an unauthorized account has been created using your name, contact us at the address below. We store information both in and outside of the United States. If you live outside of the United States, you understand and agree that we may transfer your information to the United States. This site is subject to U.S. laws, which may not afford the same level of protection of those in your country.
We use common tracking technologies. Our vendors or we use several common tracking tools. These may include browser cookies. We may also use web beacons and similar technologies. We use these tools: To recognize new or past customers. To improve our website. To serve you with advertising content in which we think you will be interested. To do so, our business partners or we may observe your behaviors over time on this website and across third party websites. We may also collect information about your browsing history. To better understand the interests of our customers and our website visitors. If you block cookies on your browser, certain features on our sites may not work. If you block or delete cookies, not all the tracking that we have described in this policy will stop. We may work with online advertising companies to show you relevant and useful ads. This may include ads served on our own websites or apps. This may also include our ads served on other companies’ sites. These ads may be based on information collected by third parties or us. These ads may also be based on your activities on our website or on third party sites. This second type of advertising is called “online behavioral advertising.”
Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum use technologies, such as cookies, to customize content and advertising, to provide social media features and to analyse traffic to the site. We also share information about your use of our site with our trusted social media, advertising and analytics partners. Users can opt-out of the collection and use of information for ad targeting at http://www.aboutads.info/choices.
We may host fan reviews, message boards, blog feeds, social media feeds and other forums found on the site and you may be able to submit suggestions, reviews, concepts, audio and video recordings, photographs, artwork or other materials to the forums or other areas of the site (“User Content”). By submitting user content, you certify that you own all rights to your user content. If you submit user content to the site, you grant us a worldwide, non-exclusive, transferable, royalty-free right and license to use, reproduce, modify, create derivative works of, distribute, publicly perform, display, archive and commercialize your user content, in our sole discretion, in all formats and in all media channels now known or hereinafter discovered, without any compensation or acknowledgment to you or anyone else. This license will not affect your ownership in your user content, including the right to grant additional licenses to your user content, except if it conflicts with these terms. We are not obligated to post, display or otherwise use any user content, or to attribute your user content to you. You will not make or authorize any claim against us that our use of your user content infringes any of your rights.
Statements, opinions and reviews posted by participants in a forum may be inaccurate, offensive, obscene, threatening or harassing. We do not endorse and are not responsible for these postings. We will not be liable for any loss or harm caused by the posting or your reliance on information obtained through the postings. We have the right (but not the obligation) to monitor the site, and may decide to remove your user content and cancel or block your account for any reason not abiding by these terms or any reason decided upon by owners of Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum.
You must not misuse this Website. You will not: commit or encourage a criminal offense; transmit or distribute a virus, Trojan, worm, logic bomb or any other material which is malicious, technologically harmful, in breach of confidence or in any way offensive or obscene; hack into any aspect of the Service; corrupt data; cause annoyance to other users; infringe upon the rights of any other person’s proprietary rights; send any unsolicited advertising or promotional material, commonly referred to as “spam”; or attempt to affect the performance or functionality of any computer facilities of or accessed through this Website. Breaching this provision would constitute a criminal offense and Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and disclose your identity to them.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of this Website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it. The intellectual property rights in all software and content (including photographic images) made available to you on or through this Website remains the property of Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum or its licensors and are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum and its licensors reserve all such rights. You may store, print and display the content supplied solely for your own personal use. You are not permitted to publish, manipulate, distribute or otherwise reproduce, in any format, any of the content or copies of the content supplied to you or which appears on this Website nor may you use any such content about any business or commercial enterprise.
The website is directed to people residing in the United States. We do not represent the content available on or through the website as appropriate or available in other geographical locations. We may limit the availability or translation of the website or any service or product described on the website to any person or geographic area at any time. If you choose to access the website from outside the United States, you do so at your own risk.
Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time our site requests information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you may choose whether to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site along with further communications and promotions features. By participating in these surveys and contest you agree to these terms for further communications. In addition to these Terms, sweepstakes, contests, games or other promotions (collectively, “Promotions”) made available through the Site may have specific rules that are different from these Terms. By participating in a Promotion, you will become subject to those rules. We urge you to review the rules before you participate in a Promotion. Promotion rules will control over any conflict with these Terms.
Disclaimer of Liability
The material displayed on this Website is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. Unless expressly stated to the contrary to the fullest extent permitted by law Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum and its suppliers, content providers and advertisers hereby expressly exclude all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity and shall not be liable for any damages whatsoever, including but without limitation to any direct, indirect, special, consequential, punitive or incidental damages, or damages for loss of use, profits, data or other intangibles, damage to goodwill or reputation, or the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services, arising out of or related to the use, inability to use, performance or failures of this Website or the Linked Sites and any materials posted thereon, irrespective of whether such damages were foreseeable or arise in contract, tort, equity, restitution, by statute, at common law or otherwise. This does not affect Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum liability for death or personal injury arising from its negligence, fraudulent misrepresentation, misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum its directors, officers, employees, consultants, agents, and affiliates, from all third-party claims, liability, damages and/or costs (including, but not limited to, legal fees) arising from your use this Website or your breach of the Terms of Service.
If any part of the Terms of Service is unenforceable (including any provision in which we exclude our liability to you) the enforceability of any other part of the Terms of Service will not be affected all other clauses remaining in full force and effect. So far as possible where any clause/sub-clause or part of a clause/sub-clause can be severed to render the remaining part valid, the clause shall be interpreted accordingly. Alternatively, you agree that the clause shall be rectified and interpreted in such a way that closely resembles the original meaning of the clause /sub-clause as is permitted by law.
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