Ballard & Tighe, Publishers is committed to protecting the privacy and
security of its online visitors. This policy statement provides an overview of
the measures we have taken to provide a safe environment for everyone.
THE INFORMATION ABOUT YOU COLLECTED ON
TO US, YOU AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THE POLICY.
PLEASE CAREFULLY READ THESE
TERMS AND CONDITIONS BEFORE USING THESE BALLARD & TIGHE, PUBLISHERS WORLD
WIDE WEB PAGES. BY USING THE BALLARD-TIGHE.COM SITE YOU INDICATE AGREEMENT TO
THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS,
PLEASE DO NOT USE THE BALLARD-TIGHE.COM SITE.
- Use of Information.
We recognize the importance of
protecting the privacy of our customers and visitors to our web site while
permitting us to conduct legitimate business by providing services and
information of interest to our customers and visitors. The information that we
collect through the registration process is used to provide the service or
product requested; to enable billing and shipping; to provide you with
information about related products and services; to improve our web site, for
development of new products and services; and for systems administration,
troubleshooting and internal business purposes only.† We will not share your
email address with parties outside Ballard & Tighe.
We may use "cookies" to recognize you and your
access privileges on our site, as well as to trace site usage. A cookie is a
piece of information that is sent to your web browser from a web site and stored
on your computerís hard drive. Each time you return to our site, we are able to
identify you as a previous or registered customer. Cookies also enable us to
measure our site traffic, including the number of repeat versus new visitors,
the time users spend online, and their navigation behavior. Collecting this
information allows us to make changes that improve our site.
- Collection and Storage of Information.
We will collect
certain personal information when you join our community for our services or
product information. During this process we will ask you to set up a user name
and password to establish secure access to your personal information. We also
will ask you for your name, address, phone number, and email address. This
contact information that you provide at registration allows you to access online
the order form, feedback forms, discussion forums, and product information
requests without having to re-enter your personal information every time you
access these areas. When you access the online order form, we ask you for your
name, billing address, shipping address (if different from billing address),
phone number, email address, and payment information. The payment and contact
information is used to complete and verify the transaction, and your email
address allows us to contact you regarding the receipt, completion, and shipping
of your transaction and product. We maintain this information in our secure
Collection and use of information from
children under the age of 13 will be made in compliance with the Childrenís
Online Privacy Act of 1998. Specifically, Ballard & Tighe, Publishers
Provide parents or guardians with notice of our information
practices; obtain prior verifiable parental or guardian consent for the
collection, use, and/or disclosure of personally identifiable information from
children; provide a parent or guardian, upon request, with the means to review
the personally identifiable information collected from his or her child; provide
a parent or guardian with the opportunity to prevent the further use of
personally identifiable information that already has been collected, or the
future collection of personally identifiable information such as name, school
name, grade, and state, from that child; limit collection of personally
identifiable information for a childís online participation in a game, prize
offer or other activities to personally identifiable information that is
reasonably necessary to participate in the activity; perform demographic
analysis, and establish procedures to protect the confidentiality, security, and
integrity of the personally identifiable information collected from
- Responsibility for Content.
Ballard & Tighe does not
screen, edit, or review material submitted by users. Therefore, Ballard &
Tighe accepts no responsibility or liability for any material that may reside in
or is accessed by the Ballard & Tighe web site other than Ballard &
Tighe information. Ballard & Tighe has no responsibility with respect to
You may not link, upload, post, or transmit any illegal,
obscene, offensive, or otherwise inappropriate material to the Ballard &
Tighe web site. You agree to indemnify Ballard & Tighe from any damage,
loss, cost, or expense that may be incurred by Ballard & Tighe as a result
of the material you link, upload, post, or transmit to the Ballard & Tighe
web site. Ballard & Tighe has no duty to review or edit materials submitted
by users. Ballard & Tighe may remove any such materials at any time for any
- Copyright and Proprietary Rights.
This World Wide Web
site is the property of Ballard & Tighe, Publishers and its licensors and is
protected by United States and International Copyright laws. All copyright,
trademark, and other proprietary rights in the Ballard & Tighe web site and
in the software, text, graphics, design elements, audio, music, and all other
materials originated or used by Ballard & Tighe at its site are reserved to
Ballard & Tighe and its licensors.
You may not reproduce, upload,
post, transmit, download, or distribute any part of the Ballard & Tighe
information or information accessed at other sites through links made at the
Ballard & Tighe web site ("Other Sites") other than printing out or
downloading portions of the text and images for your own personal,
You may not modify the Ballard & Tighe web site,
other sites, or any material residing on such sites. You shall observe copyright
and other restrictions imposed by other sites. You may not use the Ballard &
Tighe web site or other sites in any manner that infringes the rights of any
person or entity.
Domain names and trademarks of other sites, or contained
in information accessed at other sites, are the sole property of their
respective owners. No affiliation with, endorsement of, or sponsorship by
Ballard & Tighe should be inferred.
- Exclusions of Warranties.
While Ballard & Tighe has
made every effort to maintain accurate information on this web site, the
information contained herein may contain errors or omissions.
& TIGHE DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE BALLARD & TIGHE SITE WILL MEET YOUR
REQUIREMENTS, WILL BE ACCURATE, OR WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. WE
EXPRESSLY EXCLUDE AND DISCLAIM ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE SHALL NOT BE
RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO YOUR
USE OF THE BALLARD & TIGHE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DATA LOSS OR
CORRUPTION, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH LIABILITY IS BASED IN TORT, CONTRACT, OR
Visitors will find links from ballard-tighe.com to
independently owned, controlled, and/or managed World Wide Web or Internet sites
whose content we have found of possible interest to our visitors. In many cases,
but not always, the links represent cooperative projects or mutual links
established with the organizations connected with these sites. While we
initially visit these sites to which we directly link, please note that we do
not monitor or control the content that appears on these sites and such content
may be constantly changing. We recommend that children check with their parents
or teachers before clicking on to any new sites, and we encourage all end users
of ballard-tighe.com to read the privacy policies of all linked sites before
navigating through them.
All concepts, ideas, comments, manuscripts,
illustrations, and all other materials disclosed or offered to Ballard &
Tighe on or in connection with this web site are submitted without any
restrictions or expectation of confidentiality. Ballard & Tighe shall have
no financial or other obligations to you when you submit such information, nor
shall you assert any proprietary or moral right of any kind with respect to such
submissions. Ballard & Tighe shall have the right to use, publish,
reproduce, transmit, download, upload, post, display, or otherwise distribute
your submissions in any manner without notice or compensation to you.
- Limitation of Liability.
IN NO EVENT SHALL BALLARD &
TIGHE OR ITS EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, LICENSORS OR CONTRACTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY
INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, OR MULTIPLE DAMAGES OF ANY
Please note that we may revise our above policy as the content on
our web site continues to change. We hope that you enjoy exploring our web site.