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Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Introduction

Welcome to the Avon Old Farms School (the “School” or “We”) website located at www.avonoldfarms.com (the “Website”). The School provides this Website to you subject to the following Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (together, the “Terms”). When you use this Website, you agree to abide by these Terms. If you do not agree to abide by these Terms, you may not use this Website. Please read the Terms carefully.

The School reserves the right to make changes to this Website and to modify the Terms at any time at its sole discretion. We encourage you to review the Terms frequently for modifications. By your use of this Website, you agree to abide by any such modifications to the Terms, which are binding on you.

I. Terms of Use

For Informational Purposes Only

The School makes available the information on this Website for informational purposes only. You are solely responsible for the information you provide on this Website and for the information you use that you view on this Website. Information on this Website is not intended to be a replacement for direct consultation with the School; if you have questions or concerns, please contact the School directly.

Copyright and Trademark Information

The content included on this Website, such as data, text, graphics, logos, images and software and its compilation is the property of the School and/or its content suppliers and is protected by copyright and trademark laws. In the event you upload, post, or submit any materials or content including, without limitation, photographs or videos to this Website, you (i) represent and warrant to the School and its affiliates that you have all rights necessary to upload the content and that such materials and content do not violate the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other personal or proprietary rights of any third party; (ii) agree to indemnify the School and its affiliates for any third party infringement or personal rights claims or other claims related thereto; and (iii) hereby license to the School and its affiliates a perpetual non-cancellable royalty-free license to use such uploaded content for any purposes in any media now existing or hereafter developed.

License for Your Use

For any period of time that you use this Website and abide by these terms, the School grants to you a limited, revocable and nonexclusive license to access this Website for your use but not to copy, download or modify it, or any portion of it, except with the express written consent of the School. This Website or any portion of this Website may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, visited or otherwise exploited without the express written consent of the School. You may not utilize framing to enclose any trademark, logo, content or other proprietary information contained on this Website without the express written consent of the School. You may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing the School or its affiliates’ name or trademarks without the School’s express written consent.

You agree to use this Website only for lawful purposes, and you acknowledge that your failure to do so may subject you to civil or criminal liability. You agree not to disrupt, modify, or interfere with this Website or its associated software, hardware and servers in any way and you agree not to impede or interfere with others’ use of this Website. You further agree not to alter or tamper with any information or materials on or associated with this Website. Any unauthorized use or violation of the Terms automatically terminates any permission or license granted by the School to access and use this Website.

Website Links

This Website may provide links or references to third party websites or applications, including without limitation, third party websites or of providers of informational articles or other users. The School is not responsible for any information you choose to provide to those third party websites or providers; any information, products or services you acquire from those third party websites or providers, or any damages arising from your access to or use of those third party websites or providers.

Any links to third party websites and providers are provided as a convenience to the visitors of this Website and any inclusion of any such links in this Website does not imply an endorsement or warranty of the third party websites or providers or their security, content, products, offerings or services. You are cautioned that any third party websites or providers are governed by their own terms of use and privacy policies, so when linking you should make sure to visit the appropriate pages of those third party websites or applications to determine what terms of use and privacy policies will apply to your use.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

THE SCHOOL MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ABOUT THIS WEBSITE OR THE MATERIALS AND/OR CONTENT AND/OR LINKS ON THIS WEBSITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. BY YOUR ACCESS TO THIS WEBSITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE USING THIS WEBSITE AND/OR ANY LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES OR PROVIDERS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED BY THE SCHOOL ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE SCHOOL does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information, MATERIAL, CONTENT, text, graphics, email responses, links and other items contained on this WEBSITE or on any other THIRD PARTY WEBSITE. THE SCHOOL DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS WEBSITE, ITS SERVERS, OR MESSaGES SENT FROM THE SCHOOL ARE FREE FROM VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THE SCHOOL shall not be liable for DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE, OR ITS CONTENT OR ANY THIRD PARTY MATERIAL OR WEBSITE or provider, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, any direct, indirect, special, incidental, PUNITIVE or consequential damages.

THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE AND IN ANY RESPONSES TO YOU ARE INTENDED TO BE FOR GENERAL INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY AND ARE NOT CONFIDENTIAL. ANY INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE YOU DO AT YOUR OWN RISK. THIS INFORMATION SHOULD NOT BE USED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR CONSULTING WITH THE SCHOOL OR OTHER PROVIDERS.

Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

By visiting this Website, you agree that these Terms for all purposes shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Connecticut, without regard to principles of conflict of law, and that any action based on or alleging a breach of these provisions must be brought in a state or federal court located in the State of Connecticut. In addition, you agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction and venue of such courts.

II. Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes the School’s agreement with you regarding how we will handle certain information on the Website. This Policy Policy does not address information obtained from other sources such as submissions by mail, phone or other devices or from personal contact. By accessing the Website and/or providing information to the School on the Website, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of certain information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Information Collected on Our Website: If you merely download material or browse through the Website, our servers may automatically collect certain information from you which may include: (a) the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet; (b) the browser software you use and your operating system; and (c) the Internet address of the website from which you linked to the Website. The information we automatically collect may be used to improve the Website to make it as useful as possible for our visitors; however, such information will not be tied to the personal information you choose to provide to us.

We do collect and keep personally identifiable information when you choose to voluntarily submit such information. For example, if you choose to fill out a form on the Website we retain the information submitted by you. You should not submit any information that you do not want to be retained. After we have taken the appropriate action in response to your submittal, we retain the information you submit for our records and to contact you from time to time. Please note that if we decide to change the manner in which we use or retain personal information, we may update this Privacy Policy, at our sole discretion.

Non-secured Communications

Posts to discussion forums, discussion boards, and comments to blogs may be viewable by other users. When these areas are not in a password-protected area, they may be viewable by the general public. Please be aware of this when posting personal information in these areas.

Consent

Where consent for the use and disclosure of personally identifiable information is required, the School will seek consent from the appropriate person. In the case of a student’s personally identifiable information, the School will seek the consent from the student and/ or parent depending on the circumstances and the student’s mental ability and maturity to understand the consequences of the proposed use and disclosure.

NOTICE TO CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13 AND THEIR PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIANS: IF YOU ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 13 AND WOULD LIKE TO CONTACT US PLEASE DO SO THROUGH YOUR PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIANS. THIS WEBSITE IS ONLY INTENDED FOR ADULTS. THE SCHOOL DOES NOT KNOWINGLY COLLECT PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION (“PERSONAL INFORMATION”) FROM CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 13, DO NOT SEND US ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS, NAME AND/OR CONTACT INFORMATION.

Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties: The School does not rent or sell personal information that you choose to provide to us nor does the School disclose credit card or other personal financial information to third parties other than as necessary to complete a credit card or other financial transaction or as required by law. The School does engage certain third parties to perform functions and provide services, including, without limitation, hosting and maintenance, customer relationship, database storage and management, payment transaction and direct marketing campaigns. We will share your personal information with these third parties, but only to the extent necessary to perform the functions and provide the services, and only pursuant to binding contractual obligations requiring such third parties to maintain the privacy and security of your data.

Receiving Promotional Materials: We may send you information or materials such as newsletters by e-mail or postal mail when you submit addresses via the Website. By your using the Website, you are consenting to our sending you such information or materials. If you do not want to receive promotional information or material by email please click the unsubscribe button at the bottom of the newsletter. If you wish to not receive written material through postal mail please send request to be removed from our mailing list to Avon Old Farms School, 500 Old Farms Road, Avon, CT. 06001. When we receive your request, we may take reasonable steps to remove your name from such lists.

Cookies: A cookie is a small text file that a website can place on your computer's hard drive for record-keeping or other administrative purposes. Our Website may use cookies to help to personalize your experience on the Website. Although most web browsers accept cookies automatically, usually you can modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you decide to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully use the features of the Website. Cookies may also be used at certain sites accessible through links on the Website.

Links to Other Websites: The School is not responsible for the practices or policies of the websites linked to or from the Website, including without limitation their privacy practices or policies. If you elect to use a link that accesses another party’s website, you will be subject to that website’s practices and policies.

Your California Privacy Rights: If you are a California USA resident, under California law you are entitled to information on the kinds of your personal information gathered by the Website and how this personal information may be shared with other parties and by contacting us you can review and make changes your stored personal information. To contact us for this purpose if you are a California resident, please submit a written request to the following address: Avon Old Farms School, 500 Old Farms Road, Avon, CT. 06001. Please include your name and the address to which you would like us to respond. Please allow at least thirty (30) days for a response.

Location of Data: Your information may be transferred to, stored and processed in the United States or any other country where we have facilities, and by providing us with your information, you consent to the transfer, storage and processing of such information outside of your state and/or country.


III. General Information

General

The School may make changes to the information, content and/or policies contained on this Website or the offerings and/or services described on this Website or the Website at any time at its sole discretion with or without notice. The School makes no commitment and undertakes no obligation for it or its users to update the information contained herein. If any of these provisions are deemed invalid, void or for any reason unenforceable, that provision shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the Terms.

How to Contact Us: If you have questions about the Terms or if you wish that we modify or delete your personal information that we have collected, you can contact us at Avon Old Farms School, 500 Old Farms Road, Avon, CT. 06001 and reference “WEBSITE COORDINATOR”.

(Last revised on 11/2016)