By using this website, you understand that you are agreeing to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Please do not use our website if you do not agree with any of the terms listed below. We may change the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy at any time. Your continued use of the website after changes have been posted means that you agree to such changes. Please check on the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy regularly for any changes. 

TERMS OF USE

Lawful Use

You may use this website for lawful purposes only and consistent with these Terms of Use. For example, you agree to not to post or transmit any materials which violates the rights of others in any way, is threatening or harassing, or is in any other way a violation of the policies of the Osceola County Historical Society, and/or any laws or regulations governing use of this website. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Osceola County Historical Society and its directors, officers, members, employees and affiliates from any and all claims, liabilities, damages, costs, and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) arising from your breach of the Terms of Use and/or your use of this website.

Protected Materials

You acknowledge that this site is owned and operated by the Osceola County Historical Society and contains content that is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade secrets, patents, or other proprietary rights, and that these rights are valid and protected in all forms, media, and technologies existing now and hereinafter developed. You also acknowledge that the content is and shall remain the property of the Osceola County Historical Society or any other party who has been involved in the preparation or publication of the content contained on the site. You agree to comply with all copyright and trademark laws and you shall not encumber any interest in, or assert any rights to, any content on this site. You may not modify, transmit, participate in the sale or transfer of, or create derivative works based on any content, in whole or in part.

The Osceola County Historical Society authorizes you to view and use the content on this site solely for your personal, noncommercial use. You may print copies of the content, provided that these copies are made only for personal, non-commercial use and that you maintain any notices contained in the content such as all copyright notices, trademark legends, or other proprietary rights notices. You shall not store electronically any significant portion of any content.

For permission to use content from this website or from a newsletter authored and distributed by the Osceola County Historical Society, request written permission and provide full attribution. Permission should be requested by contacting the Executive Director at (407) 396-8644.

Links to Other Sites

As a convenience to you, this site may periodically provide links to third party websites where we feel it is appropriate. Any list of links is not a complete list of what may be relevant or useful. Furthermore, our decision to link to a website is not an endorsement of the content in that linked site. Your use of any linked website is solely at your own risk.

Linking and framing

You may not place a link to our website on any other website, or frame our website within another web site, without our prior written permission. Permission should be requested by contacting the Executive Director at (407) 396-8644.

Copyright Complaints

The designated agent to receive notification of claimed infringement under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act is Attn: Executive Director, Osceola County Historical Society, PO Box 421996, Kissimmee FL 34742.

PRIVACY POLICY

The Osceola County Historical Society places a high priority on protecting your privacy. This privacy policy was created in order to demonstrate our commitment to the privacy of our members and website users. This policy explains what types of information is collected by the Osceola County Historical Society, and how this information is used.

Donor Privacy

The Osceola County Historical Society takes all reasonable steps to ensure the confidentiality of donor information and does not publish names of donors without express permission. The Osceola County Historical Society also does not sell or provide its membership list to third parties without express permission.

Email Privacy

The Society does not provide, sell, or rent email addresses, donor lists or other similar information to other organizations or businesses.

Credit Cards  

The Osceola County Historical Society takes the issue of your credit card security seriously. We do not share your credit card information with anyone else. To protect the security of your credit card information, we employ the industry-standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology.

What Personally Identifiable Information is Collected

Osceola County Historical Society members, individuals who register for events, individuals who sign up to receive Osceola County Historical Society e-communications voluntarily, or other individuals who provide us with contact information voluntarily, may receive periodic communications. We may use this information for specific, limited purposes including sending newsletters, announcements of upcoming events, and other items that we believe are of interest to you. You may always “opt out,” either now or at any time in the future if you do not wish to receive our messages.

How Your Information May Be Used

We may use your information to track the number of visitors of our website. This allows us see which of our features are the most popular so we can better serve our users’ needs. It also lets us provide aggregate data about our traffic (not identifying you personally, but showing how many visitors used which features, for example) to outside parties.

The Osceola County Historical Society may also use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our website, and for statistical metrics used to track website visitor traffic.

Cookies

The Society uses “cookie” messages to automatically help provide better services. They remind us who you are and your preferences for our website based on what you’ve done and told us before. The “cookie” is placed in your computer and is read when you come back to our website. Cookies let us take you to the information and features you’re particularly interested in. They also let us track your usage of our website so we know which parts of our sites are most popular. You can reject cookies or cancel them by instructing your Web browser accordingly.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY

THE CONTENT PROVIDED ON THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED AS A SERVICE TO MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC. INFORMATION PRESENTED ON THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THIS SITE AND THE CONTENT THEREIN ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS.  THERE IS NO GUARANTEE AS TO THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR USEFULNESS OF ANY OF THE CONTENT. NOR IS THERE ANY WARRANTY THAT THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE OR THAT THIS SITE, ITS SERVER OR ANY FILES AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOADING THROUGH THIS SITES ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL ELEMENTS.  YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THIS SITE AND THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE CONTENT IS ASSUMED SOLELY BY YOU.

THE OSCEOLA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY, REPRESENTATIONS, ENDORSEMENTS, GUARANTEES, OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THIS SITE OR ANY CONTENT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD-PARTY RIGHTS.  WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL THE OSCEOLA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY YOUR RELIANCE ON INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION OR ANY CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE.

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE OSCEOLA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE CONTENT, SERVICE, OR THIS AGREEMENT, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY.

BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR NEGLIGENCE, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS THE OSCEOLA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THIS SITE IS TO STOP USING THIS SITE.

TERMS OF USE AND PRIVACY POLICY – GENERAL

Severability and Integration

Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and the Osceola County Historical Society website and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals (whether oral, written, or electronic) with respect to the website. If any part of these Terms of Use or Privacy Policy is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.

Jurisdiction and Enforceability

Use of this site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws. Any dispute concerning this site shall be subject to the exclusive venue of a court of competent jurisdiction in Osceola County, Florida.

Termination

The Osceola County Historical Society reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access and license to all or part of this site, with or without notice.

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