We collect information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey or fill out a form.
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, email address, and/or other personally identifiable information. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.
If you choose to post on our interactive site sections, you grant us a license to reproduce any comments, photos, or videos that you submit on our site according to our Terms and Conditions of Use. Information that you post in the interactive areas or in any other public portion of the web site can be read by other users of this web site. We are not responsible for any personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these public areas.
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in the following ways:
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information. While an effort is made to keep all user submitted data that is not for public display, such as email addresses and passwords, secure, we cannot guarantee its security.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information without your consent. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at this page
Your use of the site is subject to all applicable laws and regulations, and you are solely responsible for the substance of your communications through the site. By posting information in or otherwise using any communications service, chat room, message board, newsgroup, software library, or other interactive service that may be available to you on or through this site, you agree that you will not upload, share, post, or otherwise distribute or facilitate distribution of any content -- including text, communications, software, images, sounds, data, or other information -- that:
In addition, you may not use your account to breach security of another account or attempt to gain unauthorized access to another network or server. Not all areas of the site may be available to you or other authorized users of the site. You shall not interfere with anyone else's use and enjoyment of the site or other similar services. Users who violate systems or network security may incur criminal or civil liability.
You agree that we may at any time, and at our sole discretion, terminate your membership, account, or other affiliation with our site without prior notice to you for violating any of the above provisions. In addition, you acknowledge that we will cooperate fully with investigations of violations of systems or network security at other sites, including cooperating with law enforcement authorities in investigating suspected criminal violations.
Please do not submit confidential or proprietary information to us unless we have mutually agreed in writing otherwise. We are also unable to accept your unsolicited ideas or proposals, so please do not submit them to us in any circumstance.
By posting your content using the website, you are granting an unrestricted, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide, and fully transferable, assignable, and sublicensable right and license to use, copy, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create collective or derivative works from, distribute, perform and display your content in whole or in part and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. You further warrant that all so-called moral rights in the content have been waived.
By posting content to the website, you warrant and represent that you either own or otherwise control all of the rights to that content, including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the content, or that your use of the content is a protected fair use. You agree that you will not knowingly provide material and misleading false information. You represent and warrant also that the content you supply does not violate these Terms. It is your sole responsibility to ensure that your postings do not disclose confidential and/or proprietary information, including personal financial information, information covered by a nondisclosure agreement, and information that you are not authorized to disclose. We caution you not to disclose personal information about yourself or your children, such as social security numbers, credit card numbers, etc.
You agree to indemnify and hold Us and Our affiliated companies, and their directors, officers and employees, harmless for any and all claims or demands, including reasonable attorney fees, that arise from or otherwise relate to your use of the website, any content you supply to the website, or your violation of these Terms or the rights of another.
You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account and for any and all statements made and acts or omissions that occur through the use of your password and account. Therefore, you must take steps to ensure that others do not gain access to your password and account. Our personnel will never ask you for your password. You may not transfer or share your account with anyone, and we reserve the right to immediately terminate your account if you do transfer or share your account.
You agree to be responsible for any action that occurs as the result of any access to your account as the result of access with your password. You agree that if it is determine that your password has been compromised that your account may be closed or access to the account may be terminated with no obligation to keep or maintain the information or data in your account.
Upon termination or suspension, regardless of the reasons therefore, your right to use the services available on this site immediately ceases, and you acknowledge and agree that we may immediately deactivate or delete your account and all related information and files in your account and/or bar any further access to such files or this site. We shall not be liable to you or any third party for any claims or damages arising out of any termination or suspension or any other actions taken by us in connection with such termination or suspension.
The materials on AppalachianTrail.com web site are provided "as is". AppalachianTrail.com 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.
The materials appearing on AppalachianTrail.com web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. AppalachianTrail.com does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. AppalachianTrail.com may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. AppalachianTrail.com does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.
AppalachianTrail.com does not warrant that the servers this website is hosting on will be will be constantly available, or available at all. AppalachianTrail.com does not warrant that the information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.
Nothing on this website should be taken to construe or constitute advice of any kind or a formal recommendation and we exclude all representations and warranties relating to this site's content and use. If you require advice relating to any medical, financial or legal matter, you should consult with an appropriate professional.
AppalachianTrail.com has not reviewed all of the sites linking to or linked to from the web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by AppalachianTrail.com of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user's own risk.
In no event, will AppalachianTrail.com be liable for any damages of any kind, including, without limitation, those relating to business losses, business interruption, loss of profit, loss of contracts, loss of goodwill, loss or corruption of data, or anticipated losses arising out of connection with the use or inability to use the materials on AppalachianTrail.com or any linked websites, even if AppalachianTrail.com or a AppalachianTrail.com authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage.
In addition to any excuse provided by applicable law, we shall be excused from liability for non-delivery or delay in delivery of products and services available through our site arising from any event beyond our reasonable control, whether or not foreseeable by either party, including but not limited to, labor disturbance, war, fire, accident, adverse weather, inability to secure transportation, governmental act or regulation, and other causes or events beyond our reasonable control, whether or not similar to those which are enumerated above.
You accept that, as a limited liability entity, AppalachianTrail.com has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its employees and officers. You agree that you will not bring any claim, in respect to any losses you suffer in connection with this website, personally against the employees and officers of AppalachianTrail.com.
Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph, you agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect AppalachianTrail.com's employees, officers, agents, subsidiaries, and sub-contractors as well as AppalachianTrail.com.
Nothing in this website disclaimer notice excludes or limits any warranty implied by law for any death, fraud, personal injury through negligence or anything else which would be unlawful for AppalachianTrail.com to exclude or limit.