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TERMS and CONDITIONS
1. TERMS AND CONDITIONS
(a) In these terms and conditions, we or us means the American Geographical Society Travel Program, P.O. Box 938, 47 Main Street, Suite One, Walpole, NH 03608-2922.
(b) Please read these terms and conditions carefully as they apply to your use of this internet site (Site). By using this Site you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.
(c) We may revise these terms and conditions from time to time by updating this posting. The revised terms will take effect when they are posted.
(d) Your use of some parts or features of the Site may be governed by additional terms and conditions. Where this is the case you will be notified accordingly, and those additional terms and conditions:
(i) will apply to your use of such parts of the Site or features in addition to these terms and conditions; and
(ii) will prevail over these terms and conditions to the extent of any inconsistency.
2. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
(a) You acknowledge that the Content on the Site is subject to copyright and possibly other intellectual property rights. In these terms and conditions, Content includes things that you may see, read, hear, download or access on or via the Site (including but not limited to messages, files, data, software, images, photographs, illustrations, text and other materials).
(b) Unless you are expressly authorised by law you must not yourself, or participate in or permit any other person, to:
(i) sell, reproduce, distribute, modify, display, publicly perform, prepare derivative works based on, repost or otherwise use any of the Content in any way for any public or commercial purpose without our prior written consent; or
(ii) otherwise infringe the intellectual property rights of any person in using the Site or any Content.
(c) Nothing you do on or in relation to the Site will transfer any intellectual property rights to you or license you to exercise any intellectual property rights unless this is expressly stated.
(d) You agree that our marketing logos and Society logos "The American Geographical Society Travel Program" and "AGS Travel" are our trademarks. All rights in these trademarks are reserved by us. All other trademarks appearing on our Site are the property of their respective owners.
3. CONTENT OF THE SITE
(a) We attempt to keep the Content of the Site up to date. However, we do not warrant the accuracy or currency of the Content.
(b) You acknowledge that the Content on the Site is liable to change at any time.
(c) All prices quoted on the Site are in U.S. dollars, unless otherwise indicated.
(d) Prices quoted on the Site should be used as a guide only as they may change from time to time.
4. YOUR USE OF THE SITE
(a) You must not:
(i) disrupt or interfere with the Site or servers or other software, hardware or equipment connected to or via the Site;
(ii) reproduce any Content from our Site without our express written permission, which we may withhold or grant (on terms acceptable to us), in our absolute discretion;
(ii) violate any Applicable Law relating to your use of the Site; or
(iii) collect or store personal data about other users of the Site.
(b) In these terms and conditions, Applicable Law in relation to any person, action or thing means the following in relation to that person, action or thing:
(i) any law, rule or regulation of any country (or political sub-division of a country);
(ii) any obligation under any license in any country (or political sub-division of a country); and
(iii) any lawful and binding determination, decision or direction of a regulator in any country (or political sub-division of a country)
5.LINKS AND ADVERTISEMENTS
(a) We have not reviewed all of the sites linked to this Site and are not responsible for the content or accuracy of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to this Site (including without limitation sites linked through advertisements or through any search engines). The inclusion of any link does not imply that we endorse the linked site, and you use the links at your own risk. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for any claims arising out of the descriptions or information supplied to us.
(b) Your correspondence or dealings with, or participation in promotions of, any advertisers on the Site are solely between you and such advertisers. We will not be liable or responsible for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of advertisements on the Site.
(a) During your use of the Site, we may issue to and request from your computer blocks of data known as "cookies". By using this site you authorise us to issue such cookies to your computer. You must not alter any cookies sent to your computer from the Site and you must ensure that your computer sends correct and accurate cookies in response to any relevant request from the Site.
7. USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR RISK
(a) Subject to paragraph (b), you use the Site at your risk and everything on the Site is provided to you "as is" and "as available" without warranty or condition of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. We exclude all representations and warranties to the fullest extent permissible under any Applicable Law
(b) If a jurisdiction does not allow the exclusion of implied warranties in accordance with paragraph (a) but allows limitations of a certain maximum extent then we limit our warranties to that extent.
PRIVACY STATEMENT of The American Geographical Society Travel Program WEBSITES
The American Geographical Society Travel Program considers the responsible use of personal information to be of vital importance. The American Geographical Society Travel Program is committed to respecting your privacy.
In general, you can visit the American Geographical Society Travel Program website without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself.
However there are times when we may need information from you such as when you register for events or to receive information from us. This information may include your name, home or business address and e-mail address. The American Geographical Society Travel Program will seek to let you know before we collect any personal information from you over the Internet.
The American Geographical Society Travel Program will not share information collected about you on our web site. We are committed to using any data supplied for the purposes for which it was intended.
No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities except in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect server logs. The statistics and log files may be preserved indefinitely and used at any time and in any way necessary to prevent security breaches and to ensure the integrity of the information supplied by The American Geographical Society Travel Program.
In general on the American Geographical Society Travel Program's site, IP addresses (the Internet address of a computer) are logged to track a user's session while the user remains anonymous. We analyse this data for certain trends and statistics, such as which parts of our site users are visiting and how long they spend there. In general, we do not link your IP addresses to anything personally identifiable to you. In those limited cases where session information is not anonymous, the American Geographical Society Travel Program will provide notice of the practice and an opportunity to "opt out."
When The American Geographical Society Travel Program receives information about your session or about you, we may also use it for research or to improve our site and the services we offer you.
The American Geographical Society Travel Program web pages use "cookies," which are small files that may be placed on your hard disk for record-keeping purposes. A cookie helps us remember who you are. Cookies can make your subsequent visits to the web page simpler and more seamless. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. (However, by not accepting cookies, some web pages may not display properly or you may not be permitted to access certain information.). A server cannot find out a name or e-mail address, or anything about a user's computer, by using cookies. Cookie information is not stored or collected by the American Geographical Society Travel Program.
Once the American Geographical Society Travel Program receives information from you via e-mail or any other means, the information is in a secure environment. Your personal information will not be released unless the law permits it or your permission is granted. You need to be aware of inherent risks associated with the transmission of information via the Internet. If you have concerns in this regard, the American Geographical Society Travel Program has other ways of obtaining and providing information. Normal mail, telephone, and fax facilities are available.
If you have any questions or comments about our privacy practices, or would like to correct or update information provided to the American Geographical Society Travel Program via its Web site, please contact us by sending an e-mail to the AGS via AGS@amergeog.org, or to the site's webmaster.
Last updated on June 22, 2005.