Privacy Policy

PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE OR SUBMITTING ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION. BY USING THIS WEBSITE YOU ARE AGREEING TO THESE PRIVACY TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE, DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE. IF YOU ARE OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES AND CHOOSE TO PROVIDE YOUR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION, YOU CONSENT TO OUR USE OF YOUR INFORMATION CONSISTENT WITH THIS POLICY.

Changes to Privacy Policy

Because of changes in Internet technology and practices, this Privacy Policy, and our security and other policies may change from time to time. Please consult this portion of the Site for important changes to the Privacy Policy as they occur. By using the Site after we post any changes to this Privacy Policy, you agree to accept those changes, whether or not you have reviewed them, and such acceptance shall be deemed legally conclusive. If at any time you choose not to accept the terms of this Privacy Policy, you should not use the Site, nor should you provide information about yourself to us.

Commitment to Privacy

This site, www.FosterFriess.com , and any and all sites that we may own and operate in the future is owned by Private Sector Solutions Advocacy Fund, 501c(4)(“Site”, “FosterFriess.com”, “we” or “our”). FosterFriess.com respects the privacy of every individual who uses the Site and we will only process and use the data obtained through the Site for our own business purposes. This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) outlines the information we will collect and how we will use that information.

Personally Identifiable Information

When you access and use this Site, we or our service providers may obtain data concerning that access and use. If you request information from us or register to use any limited access portions of the Site, you will be asked to provide personally identifiable information about yourself. This data may include, but is not limited to, your first name, last name, mailing address, postal/zip code, phone number, country, company information and e-mail address. You may provide additional information at your discretion. We will not collect any personally identifiable information about you unless you provide it to us voluntarily. If you opt not to provide us with personally identifiable information, no material consequences will result, although there may be functionality on the Site that may be unavailable to you.

Use of Personally Identifiable Information

We may store and process your personally identifiable information in order to fulfill any requests for information that you make of us, provide you access to “members only” portions of the Site, or to better understand your needs and to learn how to improve our Site offerings. We may also use your personally identifiable information to contact you (for example, we may respond to your comments or requests for information). If you decide you no longer want to receive these communications, please contact us at info@FosterFriess.com . We guard the privacy of our email list carefully. We will share it with great discretion only with people we feel you would want to hear from and who we believe have an admirable cause to make the world a better place.

Interactive Forums

Our Interactive Forums provide our registered users an opportunity to interact with one another. Though we encourage the dialogue, you should remain cautious about revealing non-profile information such age, e-mail address, phone number and any other legal or government document information to other participants in these forums. You, and not we, are liable for any consequences that result from your disclosure of information to participants in Interactive Forums.

Contributions

You may make donations to us through the Site. When you make donations through the Site, you will be asked to submit certain information such as your name, mailing address, email address, employer, occupation, credit/debit card information, etc. Convio.com and or PayPal.com are third party service providers that we use to process your credit/debit card transaction. If you make contributions to us via the Site by credit card, Convio.com or PayPal.com may retain your credit card information according to their own business processes. These sites will treat your financial information in the manner required by applicable law.

Disclosure to Service Providers or as Required by Law

To enable us to more efficiently provide the products and services you have requested from us, we may share your personal information with selected third parties who are acting on our behalf as our agents, suppliers, or providers. Such third parties will be acting solely for the purpose of assisting us in providing the products and services you request. Such third party service providers are provided only with such information as is necessary under the circumstances. Information provided to third parties is used only for the purposes stipulated and those third parties are subject to confidentiality obligations. We may also enhance or merge personally identifiable information with data obtained from third parties for any of the foregoing purposes. Nothing in the Privacy Policy shall be deemed to prohibit us from disclosing your identity or information if we are required by law to do so.

Contacting Us Regarding Your Personally Identifiable Information

If you have submitted personally identifiable information through the Site, and you would like to review, request changes or have that information deleted from our databases, please contact us by sending a letter to our Privacy Compliance Officer at PSSAF, PO Box 9790 Jackson, WY 83001. We will then use reasonable efforts to change or remove your personally identifiable information from our files, unless we are entitled or required to retain it pursuant to other agreements or by law. We will use reasonable efforts to supply you with this information and correct any factual inaccuracies in this information. Notwithstanding the prior two sentences, if the laws in your state provide you with additional protections or requires us to comply with more stringent obligations to provide you with, remove, or correct your personally identifiable information, we will comply with those legal requirements.

Non-Personally Identifiable Information Collected Automatically

In some cases, we may collect information about you that is not personally identifiable. Examples of this type of information include but are not limited to the frequency of your use of the Site or the Site’s electronic correspondence to you and the route by which you choose to access the Site and your use of any available hyperlinks (e.g. using cookies and web beacons). We and our service providers, agents or advisors may process and use this data for purposes including but not limited to, planning Site development, assessing patterns of use, or to include you in e-mail or mailing lists so that we may send you information or updates and or offer you services.

Cookies

“Cookies” are small text files that are either used for the duration of a session (‘session cookies’), or saved on a user’s hard drive in order to identify that user the next time he/she logs on to the Site (‘persistent cookies’). We may use ‘session cookies’ to identify registered users logging in to the Site. These cookies are deleted from the server soon after the session ends and are not collected or saved. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser to prevent that, although if you do disable cookies from your browser you may not be able to access certain sections of the Site.

Security

We use reasonable measures to protect personal information from access by unauthorized persons. This includes, among other things, standard techniques such as firewalls, encryption, intrusion detection, and site monitoring. We also use reasonable internal controls to protect personal information from misuse by our employees. Unfortunately, no electronic data or transmission can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we use reasonable measures to protect personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information transmitted or otherwise provided to the Site or received from the Site. This is especially true for information that is transmitted via e-mail that is unprotected until it reaches our servers. Once a transmission is received, we use the reasonable measures set forth above to secure our servers.

Children

This Site is not intended for use by persons under the age of 13. If you are under 13, do not use this Site. If parents believe their minor children have accessed this Site and provided their personally identifiable information, please contact us using the information provided in the “Contact Us Regarding Your Personal Identification Information” section of this Privacy Policy.

Other Sites

The Site may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices employed by other websites. Users are encouraged to review the privacy policy of any website linked to from the Site.

Transfer of Business Assets

As we continue to develop our business, we might acquire or spin-out other businesses or assets. In such transactions, customer information generally is one of the transferred business assets. Also, in the event that we or substantially all of our assets are acquired, both personally identifiable and non-personally identifiable user and customer information will be one of the transferred assets.

 

TERMS OF USE

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS RELATING TO YOUR USE OF THIS SITE CAREFULLY. By using this site, you are deemed to have agreed to these terms and conditions of use. We reserve the right to modify them at any time. You should check these terms and conditions periodically for changes. By using this site after we post any changes to these terms and conditions, you agree to accept those changes, whether or not you have reviewed them. If at any time you choose not to accept these terms and conditions of use please do not use this site.

Scope of Terms and Conditions

This site, www.FosterFriess.com , is owned and operated by Private Sector Solutions Advocacy Fund, 501c(4). These terms and conditions apply to your use of this site (“Site”). These terms and conditions do not apply to your use of third party sites if any, to which the Site only provides links.

Limited Access

Most of the Site is restricted to those users who have become a registered user. You agree that you will not attempt to gain access to the restricted portion of the Site if you are not a registered user. In order to become a registered user through the on-line sign up features, you will have to provide certain personal information. This information will be stored on the Site and will be accessible to anyone having your user ID and password (including site owners and operators).

PROTECT YOUR PASSWORD

Certain privileges to post content on the Site are connected to your user ID. Any and all postings made with your user ID will be deemed to be made by you. You have the obligation to protect the confidentiality of your user ID and password. If you become aware that a third party is using your user ID and password, please contact us immediately at info@FosterFriess.com so we can assign you new information and terminate access to the Site with your compromised user ID and password.
Linking to our Website

If you link to the Site you agree not to:

  • create frames around the Site or use otherwise alter the Site’s visual presentation;
  • imply that the Site is endorsing you or your products and services;
  • imply an affiliation between you and the Site without our prior written consent;
  • present false or misleading impressions about our products and services;
  • contain materials that may be interpreted as distasteful or offensive.

In establishing links, you must not represent in any way, expressly or by implication, that you have received the endorsement, sponsorship or support of the Site. You agree to remove any links you have to the Site upon our request.

Third Party Links

These terms and conditions apply only to this Site, and not to the sites of any other companies or organizations, including those to which we may link. We are not responsible for the availability of any other site to which this Site links. We do not endorse or take responsibility for the content, advertising, products or other materials made available through any other site. Under no circumstances will we be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage that is caused or alleged to have been caused to you in connection with your use of, or reliance on, any content, goods or services available on any other site. You should direct any concerns to that site’s administrator or webmaster.

Use of Personal Information/Registration on Site

We only use personal information that is voluntarily provided to us. When you become a registered user of the Site you must provide us with a first and last name, email address and other contact details including address and phone number. We will use your personal information in a manner consistent with our privacy policy.

In the event that you choose to contact us via the links provided on the Site, any information you have stored in your signature block will be uploaded into the email and sent to us. You acknowledge that this information is sent to us voluntarily.

Contributions

You may make donations to us through the Site. When you make donations through the Site, you will be asked to submit certain information such as your name, mailing address, email address, employer, occupation, credit card information, etc. We are committed to protecting your privacy and security and have explained in detail the steps we take to do so in our Privacy Policy. Contributions are non-refundable. If you have made a recurring contribution, you may elect to cancel this recurrance at any time by contacting us. For questions regarding your contribution, please e-mail: info@FosterFriess.com.

Polls

The polls taken on the Site are for entertainment purposes only, are not scientifically valid, and do not reflect the views or opinions of Private Sector Solutions Advocacy Fund.

STANDARDS OF CONDUCT

We welcome the contributions, personal accounts, and expertise of all individuals willing to contribute. We simply ask that when commenting, blogging, editing the wiki, or making other contributions, you adhere to a few basic standards of conduct and common courtesies to ensure a productive exchange of ideas and solutions as set forth in our Standards of Conduct.

RSS Feeds and Downloads

RSS feeds are free content feeds from websites, including the Site, that contain article headlines, summaries and links back to full-text articles on the web. If you subscribe to RSS Feeds, you understand that the feeds may be generated from a website other than the Site and that the links in the RSS Feeds may take you to sites other than this Site. Your use of RSS Feeds is governed by the “Third Party Links” section of these terms. Due to the nature of the RSS feeds, in the event that you decide that you no longer desire to subscribe to the RSS feeds service, we will not be able to unsubscribe you. You understand and acknowledge that you will have to take steps to unsubscribe yourself.

As a service to you, we also provide the opportunity for you to link to third party websites to download software and other content that may be of interest to you. You agree to comply with any terms and conditions associated with the download from the third party sites. Your use of downloads is also governed by the “Third Party Links” section of these terms.

Interactive Forums

An “interactive forum” means any blogs, message board, chat room, or similar interactive service appearing on the Site that facilitates discussions through user-generated postings and comments in a group environment. Interactive forums function in both real time and time-delayed environments, allowing you to communicate with other users of the Site. You must comply with instructions that you will find on the Site in order to contribute to any interactive forum.

In connection with the interactive forums and the wiki, users are given the opportunity to rank the value of comments posted by other users. You agree to use reasonable judgment and fairness when ranking the comments of other users. Unless otherwise indicated, the rankings do not represent the opinion of the Site or Private Sector Solutions Advocacy Fund, 501c(4).

You may not post on any interactive forum any material that is libelous, defamatory, obscene, abusive, invades a person’s privacy, violates any intellectual property rights, or that would otherwise violate any law. You may not use any forum in a commercial manner. You may not post material that solicits funds, or that advertises or solicits goods or services. You may not post material known to be false. You may not post or transmit any information, software or other material that contains a virus or other harmful component.

We are not responsible for material appearing in any interactive forum on the Site, except for material signed by an identified representative of the Site. We are not responsible for screening material posted by users for libel, obscenity, invasion of privacy, copyright or trademark infringement, accuracy, or for any other reason. We retain, however, the right to modify or remove messages or other material that we, in our sole discretion, consider infringing, offensive, abusive, defamatory, obscene, or otherwise unacceptable. We also reserve the right to edit materials for any other reason. Whether or not we modify or remove such material, users remain solely responsible for the content of their messages or postings.

Opinions of Users Posting Content

The content of any posting is solely the opinion of the individual providing such content. Unless we expressly say so, we in no way endorse, or support the opinions of others, or accept liability for those opinions.

Review of Posted Content

We have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor the content posted on this Site to determine compliance with these conditions of use, any other agreements between the parties (e.g. privacy policy and standards of conduct) and compliance with any law, regulation or authorized government request. Additionally, if we reasonably believe that the content you post is potentially libelous, infringing, defamatory, in poor taste, or continually inconsistent with the purpose and the values and principles of the Site, we reserve the right to suspend or terminate your user ID.

Other intellectual property matters

Any of the trademarks, service marks, collective marks, design rights, personality rights or similar rights (“intellectual property”) that are mentioned, used or cited in the content on the Site are the property of their respective owners. Their use on this Site does not imply that you may use the intellectual property for any purpose, other than for the same or a similar informational use as contemplated by the original authors under the GFDL license. Unless otherwise stated, neither the Site, nor the Site owners are endorsed or affiliated with any of the holders of any such rights, and you have no rights to use the intellectual property beyond the scope mentioned here unless those rights are granted by the owners of the intellectual property. Your use of any intellectual property is at your own risk.

Cookies

You may have access to restricted or password-protected areas of the Site. If you do, we may use cookies. “Cookies” are small text files that are either used for the duration of a session (‘session cookies’), or saved on a user’s hard drive in order to identify that user the next time he/she logs on to the website (‘persistent cookies’). We may use session cookies to identify registered users logging in to the restricted areas of the Site. These cookies are deleted from the component’s server soon after the session ends and are not collected or saved. We may also use persistent cookies if a registered user clicks on the “save password” check box on login. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser to prevent that, although if you do disable cookies from your browser you may not be able to access certain sections or use certain functionality of the Site.

Links

We are not responsible for the availability of any other site to which the content on this Site links. We do not endorse or take responsibility for the content, advertising, products or other materials made available through any other site. Under no circumstances will we be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage that is caused or alleged to have been caused to you in connection with your use of, or reliance on, any content, goods or services available on any other site. You should direct any concerns to that site’s administrator or webmaster.

Age

This Site is intended for use by people age thirteen (13) or older. By using this Site, you represent that you are over the age of thirteen (13).

Disclaimers

THE SERVICES AND MATERIALS ON THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

NEITHER THIS SITE NOR ANY OF ITS RESPECTIVE LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS WARRANT THAT ANY FUNCTIONS CONTAINED ON THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES THE FUNCTIONS AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

NEITHER WE NOR ANY OF OUR RESPECTIVE LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. YOU (AND NOT US OR ANY OF OUR RESPECTIVE LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF USE OF THE SITE.

APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

We do not warrant or guarantee any products or services offered on the Site. We are not a party to, and do not monitor, any transaction between users and third party providers of products or services (including, but not limited to the bookstore).

Limitation of Liability

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE, WILL THIS SITE OR ITS OWNERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHETHER DIRECT, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL, THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, ALLEGED OR ACTUAL COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT BY A USER OF THE SITE, OR INACCURACY OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE CONTENT ON THE SITE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT WILL THE SITE OWNER, OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES OR ANY OF ITS OR THEIR RESPECTIVE LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS HAVE ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE).

Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless this Site, its owners, its representatives, officers, directors, and employees from all liabilities, claims, costs, and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, that arise from your use of the Site, your posting, downloading or transmission of communications or material on this Site, or from your violation of applicable law.

Privacy Policy

We are committed to protecting your privacy and security and have explained in detail the steps we take to do so. Please read our Privacy Policy.

Governing Law

These terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Wyoming. Accordingly, the laws of Wyoming will be used exclusively to construe, govern, and enforce these terms, excluding all conflict of laws rules. Except as provided in the Injunctive Relief section, any action related to or arising out of these terms will be filed only in the Wyoming courts and you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in Wyoming.

Injunctive Relief

In the event you breach or threaten breach of this Agreement, you acknowledge and agree that the Site and its owners will be greatly and irreparably damaged and the damage will be difficult to quantify. Therefore, we may apply to any court of competent jurisdiction accepting jurisdiction under this specific provision, who, regardless of the Governing Law provision, will apply the laws of its own jurisdiction in determining whether we will be granted injunctive or other equitable relief to stop your breach or your threat of breach, without impairing, invalidating, negating or voiding our rights to relief either in law or at equity.

Miscellaneous

If any of these terms and conditions are found unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision will be considered restated to reflect as nearly as possible the original intentions of the parties in accordance with applicable law and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions. This is the entire agreement between us relating to the subject matter it contains. This agreement may be modified only by our posting of changes to these terms and conditions, or by a writing signed by both parties. Any inquiries concerning these terms and conditions of use should be directed to info@FosterFriess.com.

Legal Notices

Copyright © 2008, Private Sector Solutions Advocacy Fund, 501c(4). All rights reserved. Some portions of this Site may be used by the Site under license. All brands and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

 


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