Legal Disclaimer, Limitation of Liability, Privacy, and Links Policy
Thank you for visiting the American Fly Fishing Trade Association’s (AFFTA) website. The effective date of this Legal Disclaimer, Limitation of Liability, Privacy, and Links Policy (Policy) is November 21, 2008. AFFTA reserves the right, in our sole discretion, to change, update, add, or remove any portion of this Policy at any time by posting the changes on our website, which will be effective immediately. Your continued use of our website after any changes to the Policy are posted will be considered acceptance of such changes.
Legal Disclaimer Policy
The AFFTA web site is intended for use by the public and our members as a convenient way to access the information and services provided by AFFTA. We provide our website and all content, information, and data contained herein on an “as is” basis, and we expressly disclaim any warranty or condition, express, implied or statutory, including, but not limited to, warranties of merchantability, noninfringement, or fitness for a particular purpose.
AFFTA makes every effort to ensure that the information presented is complete and accurate however; on occasion information and services included in or available through AFFTA’s website may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. You acknowledge that any reliance on any such opinion, advice, statement, or information shall be at your sole risk. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to correct any errors or omissions in any portion of our website. We may make any other changes to our website and the information at any time without notice.
AFFTA does not represent or warrant that the website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the website or the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components. AFFTA takes efforts to minimize cache issues, unauthorized modifications, and input errors. However, several factors can affect the quality of the information displayed on this web site that are beyond the control of AFFTA– including browser incompatibilities; information which has been cached on the local computer, network, or other storage device; unauthorized modification of electronic data; errors in transmission; or other issues with Web transmission.
Limitation of Liability Policy
You agree that in no event shall AFFTA or any of our officers, directors, employees, agents or suppliers be liable to any person or entity under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for any direct, indirect, special, consequential or other damages (including, without limitation, any lost profits, business interruption, loss of information or programs or other data on your information handling system) related to your use or inability to use our website or the information, content or functions of our website or any linked website, even if we are expressly advised of the possibility of such damages.
AFFTA respects your privacy rights and has developed this Policy to allow you to understand and protect your privacy rights. By continuing to use our website, you agree to abide by all of the terms and conditions of this Policy.
Use of Personally Identifiable Information
We will take reasonable precautions to protect your personally identifiable information. We follow generally accepted industry security standards to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use such information. While we strive to use modern and reasonable means to protect your personally identifiable information, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of that information during its transmission or its storage on our systems.
We may provide your personally identifiable information to outside companies for the purpose of conducting customer or market research on our behalf in order to improve our products and services. We will, however, not sell your information to any third party.
For security purposes, and to maintain service for all users, AFFTA and our website host’s network system may use software programs to identify attempts to gain unauthorized access or to damage or misuse the systems of AFFTA’s web site. In the event that a potential security threat is recognized, identifying information about the user and the questionable computer actively may be retained and reviewed for security and other law-enforcement-related purposes.
Like most Internet sites, our website reads some information from your computer that helps us analyze traffic patterns, perform routine maintenance, maintain site security, and to help you navigate through our site. Generally, the information we collect is temporary and when you leave the site this information is deleted from our system. AFFTA reserves the right to collect and maintain the following:
- total number of visitors to our sites
- types of computer systems used to access our site
- web browser type and version
- date and time of access
- the website you visited prior to coming to this website
- information about possible system security threats
AFFTA’s website may provide links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience, but we do not review, control, or monitor the materials on any other websites. We make no warranty or representation regarding, are not responsible for, and do not endorse, any linked websites or any information appearing on, products or services described on, or security or privacy practices employed by such linked websites. Links do not imply that we endorse or are affiliated or associated with the entities operating the linked websites, or are legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol displayed in or accessible through the links, or that any linked website is authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol of AFFTA.
AFFTA may provide links to these types of websites:
- AFFTA members
- Business and individuals involved in the fly-fishing industry
- Governmental and educational institutions
- Organizations with some relationship to AFFTA, including but not limited to: organizations contracting with AFFTA, and organizations sponsoring or participating in AFFTA’s activities or programs
- Generally recognized natural resource or conservation related organizations
The laws of the State of Colorado, and the United States of America govern this agreement. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable, the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.