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I. TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE.

A. Terms and Conditions of Use:

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEB SITE. THE KEMPE FOUNDATION, a Colorado nonprofit corporation (together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, “Kempe”), operates this web site (this “Web Site”) as a service to its customers, suppliers, employees, and community neighbors, subject to these Terms and all modifications thereto, in addition to guidelines that may be published from time to time by Kempe. By entering and/or using this and other web sites owned, operated and maintained by Kempe or its affiliates, you, the user, are deemed to have agreed to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions (collectively, “Terms”) of use. Kempe reserves the right to modify them at any time, and without actual notice to you. You should check these Terms periodically for changes. All such changes to these Terms will appear on this Web Site. By entering and/or using this Web Site following any modifications to the Terms, you agree to be bound by any such modifications to the Terms.

YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR OTHERWISE USE THIS WEB SITE IF, AT ANY TIME, YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS.

B. Intellectual Property & Proprietary Rights:

This Web Site contains many of the valuable trademarks owned and used by Kempe. These trademarks and related proprietary property are protected from copying and simulation under national and international laws and are not to be reproduced or copied without the express written permission of Kempe.

This Web Site may also contain references to other company, brand and product names. These company, brand and product names are used herein for identification purposes only and may be the trademarks of their respective owners. The images of people or places displayed, forms, structures, and graphics displayed or found within this Web Site are either the property of, or used with permission by Kempe. Kempe may be, but is not necessarily, sponsored by or affiliated with any of the owners of the other company, brand or product name appearing on this Web Site, and makes no representations about them, their owners, their products or services.

The graphic images, buttons and text contained in this Web Site are the exclusive property of Kempe and, except for personal use, may not be copied, distributed, or reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any mean, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Kempe. The content, arrangement and layout of this Web Site, including, but not limited to, the trademarks, service marks, package designs, text, and content, are proprietary and are protected from copying, imitation, communication, or simulation under domestic and international laws and are not to be reproduced, communicated, displayed, distributed, or transmitted without the express written permission of Kempe.

Any unauthorized use of the materials, structure, sequence, arrangement, or design of this Web Site, or trademarks, service marks, or trade dress found within this Web Site may violate civil or criminal laws, including, but not limited to, copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes. By visiting this Web Site you do not acquire or obtain by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use or make additional copies of any materials or information displayed on this Web Site.

C. Limitation on Liability:

Kempe strives to ensure that the information contained in this Web Site is accurate and reliable. However, Kempe and the World Wide Web (or Web Site Host) are not infallible and errors may sometimes occur. Therefore, to the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, Kempe disclaims any warranty of any kind, whether express or implied, as to any matter whatsoever relating to this Web Site, including with out limitation the merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose. Kempe will not be liable or responsible for any damages or injuries caused by use of this Web Site (such as viruses, omissions or misstatements). Kempe may from time to time revise the information, services and the resources contained in this Web Site and reserves the right to make such changes without any obligation to notify past, current or prospective visitors.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL KEMPE BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR: (i) ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF BUSINESS PROFITS, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR LOSS OF INFORMATION), OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE AVAILABILITY, USE, RELIANCE ON, OR INABILITY TO USE THE MATERIALS IN THIS WEB SITE OR ANY OTHER KEMPE WEB SITE, EVEN IF KEMPE OR A KEMPE AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED D OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES; OR (ii) ANY CLAIM ATTRIBUTABLE TO ERRORS, OMISSIONS, OR OTHER INACCURACIES IN, OR DESTRUCTIVE PROPERTIES OF THIS WEB SITE. BECAUSE SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH STATES OR JURISDICTIONS, KEMPE’S LIABILITY SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

D. Third Party Links:

This Web Site may link to sites not maintained or related to Kempe. Hypertext links are provided as a service to users and are not sponsored by or affiliated with this Web Site or Kempe. Kempe has not reviewed any or all of the sites hyper-linked to or from this Web Site and is not responsible for the content of any other sites. The links are to be accessed at the user’s own risk and Kempe makes no representations or warranties about the content, completeness, or accuracy of these links or the sites hyperlinked to this Web Site. Further, Kempe does not implicitly endorse third-party sites hyperlinked to this Web Site.

E. Applicable Laws & Jurisdiction:

Unless otherwise specified, the information and materials in the site are presented solely for the purpose of promoting programs, products and services of Kempe and its affiliates available in the United States, its territories, possessions, and protectorates. This site is controlled and operated by Kempe from its offices within the State of Colorado, United States of America. Kempe makes no representation that materials in the site are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this Web Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.

By accessing or visiting this Web Site, you expressly agree that the laws of the State of Colorado, excluding its conflicts-of-law rules, shall govern the terms. Please note that your use of the Web Site may be subject to other local, state, national, and international laws. You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any claim, dispute, or cause of action with Kempe, or relating in any way to your use of the Web Site, resides in the courts of the State of Colorado, with venue residing solely in the United States District Court for the State of Colorado or a similar Colorado state court within the County of Denver, Colorado. You further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of the State of Colorado in connection with any such dispute and including any claim involving Kempe or its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, contractors, officers, directors, telecommunication providers, and content providers.

If any provision of this agreement shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

II. KEMPE’S PRIVACY POLICY

This privacy policy (this “Privacy Policy”) of Kempe describes the privacy practices for this Web Site. As part of our commitment to your privacy, we have adopted this Privacy Policy to help you understand what information we gather online about individuals who use our Web Site, how we use that information after we’ve gathered it and when and how we disclose that information. Kempe is sensitive to privacy issues on the Internet and recognizes and respects the privacy of the users of this Web Site. Kempe believes that it is important you know how Kempe treats the information about you that Kempe receives on the Internet.

A. Information We Collect:

Kempe does not collect personal information about visitors to this Web Site unless it is provided voluntarily. If you send email inquiries to Kempe, your personal information, including your email address, will be used only for the purpose of responding to your inquiry, and will not be shared with third parties. Such information may be retained for the purpose of tracking the types of questions received by Kempe. Kempe will not sell, trade, or rent your personally identifiable information with any third parties outside of Kempe, except where disclosure is required by law.

B. What “Cookies” Are and How Does Kempe Use Them:

A “cookie” is a piece of data sent to a user’s browser from a Web server and stored on the user’s hard drive. Cookies by themselves cannot be used to reveal the identity of any user. A cookie file can contain information such as a user identification that the site uses to track the pages you have visited. But the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie cannot read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites.

Kempe may use cookies to track your patterns and target interests to enhance your experience with this Web Site.

If you have set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, you will receive a warning message with each cookie. You can refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use this Web Site, however, you need to have them turned on to sign up for various services.

In addition to cookies, Kempe may use other now known or later developed technologies, including web beacons or web bugs, to assist Kempe in observing the behavior of the users visiting this Web Site. These technologies access individual user information but the information is used only to compile aggregated statistics about Kempe’s Web Site usage.

C. How Your Information Is Protected:

All information Kempe collects is used for internal review and then discarded. Kempe uses this information for the express intent of improving the content of our Web Site. Your information is never shared or sold to other organizations for commercial purposes. Kempe has security measures in place to attempt to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of your user data under our control. We safeguard information according to established security standards and procedures, and we assess new technology for protecting information.

D. Links:

This Web Site may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave this Web Site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that you visit. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by Kempe.

E. General:

Kempe does not currently partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies.

From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in this Privacy Policy. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes to this Web Site to notify you of these changes and provide you with the ability to opt out of these new uses. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at this Web Site periodically.

This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and subject to the Terms of this Web Site, as it may be amended from time to time.

F. Kempe’s Contact Information:

Customers who do not want their information to be used for the purposes other than provided in this Privacy Policy should please email, call or write Kempe at the address set forth below.

If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, please contact Kempe at the following:

E-mail: questions@kempe.org
Phone: (303) 864-5300

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