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Revised March 5th, 2009
Thank you for visiting our Web site. By using any of Entrepreneur America's ("EA") Web site you acknowledge that you have read and are bound by the following Terms. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have questions.
Unless specifically stated, nothing contained in or through EA's website other than these legal provisions constitutes, nor is intended to constitute, an offer, inducement, promise, or contract of any kind.
The content provided on the EA's website is presented as a courtesy to be used only for informational purposes and is not represented to be error free. EA makes no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to the Site or it's content, such representations and warranties being expressly disclaimed. EA does not warrant that the functions contained in the material will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Site or the servers that make them available are free of viruses or other harmful components.
Moreover, EA does not represent or warrant that the content of its Site is accurate, complete or current for any specific or particular purpose or application. The Site is not intended to provide nor should anyone consider that they provide legal, accounting, tax or other advice. Such advice should only be rendered in reference to the particular facts and circumstances appropriate to each situation. EA encourages you to contact appropriate professional(s) and consultant(s) to assess your specific needs and circumstances and to render such advice accordingly. In addition, EA is not endorsing or recommending the use of the means or methods contained on or through this site for any special or particular purpose.
In addition, any links to non-EA information or references to unaffiliated organizations are provided as a courtesy and convenience to you. Such links and references are not intended to, nor do they constitute, an endorsement of the linked materials or the referenced organizations by EA. The content and views on such links and of such organizations are solely their own and do not necessarily reflect those of EA, or the organizations' officers, directors or associates.
In no event will EA or any of its officers, trustees or associates be liable for any damages -- whether direct, indirect, special, general, consequential, for alleged lost profits, or otherwise - that might result from any use of or reliance on materials or links made available on or through EA’s Site.
Use or Reproduction
All materials contained in this Website are protected by copyright laws, and may not be reproduced, republished, distributed, transmitted, displayed, broadcast or otherwise exploited in any manner without the express prior written permission of Entrepreneur America or the author, authors or sources of said materials.
Respecting the privacy of the visitors using our Site is a major priority for EA. The following statements will help you understand how EA collects, uses and safeguards the personal information you provide to us on our Site.
Types of information we collect
The types of information that may be collected on EA’s Site include: (1) personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis (voluntary registration); (2) Site use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our site; and (3) Site usage information tied to your personal information.
Visitors to EA’s Site may knowingly choose to register for any of the free email newsletter(s). Visitors may also choose to receive email newsletters, visitors may be asked to voluntarily provide their name, email address, telephone number, work address and other pertinent information. Visitors may also indicate topics of interest, which will assist us in tailoring our content to your needs. Visitors who supply information will be included in our general contact database which we will use to send emails and other communications consistent with our organization's purpose.
You may have your name removed from any of our emailing lists at any time, by following the unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of every email.
As is true of most Web sites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, on-site bookmarks, on-site subscriptions, clickstream data and site navigation history. We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather information about our user base as a whole. EA may collect this non-personal information even if you are not registered on our Site.
We may also link this automatically-collected data to personally identifiable information. This information is tied to personably identifiable information to provide you with feedback about your experiences on the Site and to provide you with information that you may find interesting or informative. EA may also link this information to a particular individual or combine it with personal information if EA has determined that it needs to identify a user because of safety or security issues or to comply with legal requirements. We do not share this automatically-collected data with third parties except those that provide direct services to us to facilitate the upkeep of and services provided thorough the Site.
To enable us to offer you the best possible experience when you visit EA’s Site and to offer continually updated information, we assign you a unique identification number stored in a file on your computer called a "cookie." Cookies by themselves cannot be used to find out the identity of any user. This unique identification number automatically identifies your browser - but not you - to our computers whenever you interact and browse EA's Site.
The cookies automatically gather certain usage information like the numbers and frequency of visitors to EA’s Site and areas visited on the Site. We only use such data in the aggregate. This collective data helps us determine how much our visitors use parts of our Site, so we can improve our Site to ensure that they are appealing to as many people possible.
When you sign up to receive information or mailings from EA's Site, we use clear gifs, web beacons or other such e-mail tracking devices to measure the activity of the e-mail, including your clicking on a link within an e-mail and your forwarding of the e-mail. This information is tied to your e-mail address when stored.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
EA does not rent, sell, or share any personal information about individual users with any third party except to operate the Site, provide the products or services you've requested and to send you information consistent with our organization's purpose
EA reserves the right to disclose your personally identifiable information to respond to a subpoena, court order or other legal process, to defend EA against legal claims, or if EA determines it is necessary to investigate or take action in connection with activities that EA suspects are illegal, threaten the safety of any person or are in violation of these Terms.
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