Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.
We will collect and use of personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.
We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.
We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.
Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.
We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.
We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.
Website Terms and Conditions of Use
By accessing www.letterstothefuture.org (this website), you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.
2. Use License
You are encouraged to share pages of this website on social media as frequently as desired.
Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials on this website for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:
- Modify or copy the materials;
- Use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
- Attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on this website;
- Remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
- Transfer the materials to another person or "mirror" the materials on any other server.
This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Chico Community Publishing, Inc. at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.
3. Grant to Chico Community Publishing, Inc.
By providing Postings (letters to the future), you are granting to Chico Community Publishing, Inc. and its licensees a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, nonexclusive, and irrevocable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and /or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now or hereafter known in perpetuity without notice or compensation to you. In addition, you warrant that all so-called “moral rights” in those materials have been waived.
You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post; that the content is accurate; that use of the content you supply does not violate this policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity. You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Chico Community Publishing, Inc. and any affiliated company or individual harmless from any and all loss, liability, damage, action, claim, demand, cost, or expense (including without limitation reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or related to (i) any violation of these terms by you or your authorized users, or in connection with the use of the website or the Internet or the placement or transmission of any message or information on this website by you or your authorized users; (ii) your use of, or inability to use, the Website; (iii) your violation of any law or the rights of a third party including, without limitation, misappropriation of any intellectual property rights, privacy rights, or any other rights of any third party by you or any Contributions posted on your behalf; and (iv) any negligence, willful misconduct, or any breach of any warranty or covenant hereunder by you.
5. Prohibited Actions
By using the Website, you agree not to do any of the following:
Post, distribute, upload, transmit or otherwise make available material which infringes and/or violates any right of a third party or any domestic or international law, rule, or regulation, including copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, confidential information or intellectual property rights of others; or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy of third parties;
Post, distribute, upload, or otherwise make available or transmit material that we deem to be: (a) defamatory, abusive, harassing, insulting, threatening, or that could be considered to be stalking; (b) bigoted, hateful, racially offensive, or personal attacks of any kind; (c) vulgar (e.g., profanities and expletives), obscene, or sexually explicit or pornographic (language or images); (d) that encourages or advocates illegal activity or the discussion of illegal activities with the intent to commit them; or (e) that gives rise to civil liability or otherwise violates any applicable local, state, provincial, national, or international law or regulation;
Advertise or sell any products, services or otherwise (whether or not for profit), or solicit others or use this Website for commercial purposes of any kind;
Use this Website to promote any activity that may be found illegal at the local, state, or federal level (including, but not limited to, laws governing export control, consumer protection, unfair competition, antidiscrimination, or false advertising), or any content that is itself illegal in any way, such as fraudulent advertising or advertising involving the sale of counterfeit or stolen items;
Identifiably impersonate another individual, by false representations in the text, by creating a misleading screen name that misrepresents the poster’s identity in an identifiable fashion, or by using another individual’s account to post, with or without that individual’s knowledge, or allow another person to use your identification to post or view comments or solicit passwords or personal identifying information from other users;
Attempting or having unauthorized access to non-public areas of the Website. In addition, if you have a password to a non-public area of the Website, you may not disclose to, or share your password, with any third parties and/or use your password for unauthorized purposes;
Any violation of these Terms may result in the termination of your right to use this Website without notice.
The materials on www.letterstothefuture.org are provided "as is". Chico Community Publishing, Inc. makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, Chico Community Publishing, Inc. does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.
In no event shall Chico Community Publishing, Inc. or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Chico Community Publishing, Inc.'s website, even if Chico Community Publishing, Inc. or a Chico Community Publishing, Inc. authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.
8. Revisions and Errata
The materials appearing on this website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Chico Community Publishing, Inc. does not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete, or current. Chico Community Publishing, Inc. may make changes to the materials contained on its website at any time without notice. Chico Community Publishing, Inc. does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.
Chico Community Publishing, Inc. has not reviewed all of the sites linked to this website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Chico Community Publishing, Inc. of the site. Use of any such linked website is at the user's own risk.
11. Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) Notice
In operating the website, we may act as a “services provider” (as defined by DMCA) and offer services as online provider of materials and links to third-party websites. As a result, third-party materials that we do not own or control may be transmitted, stored, accessed or otherwise made available using the website. If you believe any material available via the website infringes a copyright, you should notify us using the notice procedure for claimed infringement under the DMCA. We will respond expeditiously to remove or disable access to the material claimed to be infringing and will follow the procedures specified in the DMCA to resolve the claim between the notifying party and the alleged infringer who provided the Content. Our designated agent (i.e., proper party for notice) to whom you should address infringement notices under the DMCA is email@example.com
Please provide the following notice:
Identify the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
Identify the material on the website that you claim is infringing, with enough detail so that we may locate it on the website;
A statement by you 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 declaring under penalty of perjury that (a) the above information in your notice is accurate, and (b) that you are the owner of the copyright interest involved or that you are authorized to act on behalf of that owner;
Your address, telephone number, and email address; and
Your physical or electronic signature.
Please report any violations of these Terms to firstname.lastname@example.org
12. Governing Law
Any claim relating to Chico Community Publishing, Inc.'s website shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict of law provisions.