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Privacy Policy

GIVE18 is strongly committed to protecting your privacy and providing a safe online ex-perience for all our users. This Privacy Policy applies to information collected online through GIVE18's website and governs on-line data collection and usage by GIVE18. Please read the complete GIVE18 Online Privacy Policy below and contact us if you have any questions. While we welcome comments and questions, please bear with us on response time. As you know, GIVE18 has no employees and an all volunteer Board of Directors.

Collection and Tracking of Personal Information

So that we can provide you with the most efficient and enhanced service, we request information about you. We collect personally identifiable information which may include names, credit card numbers, E-mail addresses and demographic information such as age, gender and zip code and yes, we may even want a Golf Handicap. This information is collected both during registration on our site or in response to specific requests. This Privacy Policy does not apply to information users consent to give to third parties not affiliated with GIVE18, including those that may appear as links or banners on the GIVE18 site. Any information users give to another party is governed by the rules of that party's privacy policy, which may differ from this Privacy Policy. GIVE18 is not responsible for information given to other parties. Please review their privacy policies prior to providing any information to third parties.

What We Do With Collected Information

We use personal information so that we may register guests for GIVE18 events and send newsletters, E-mails, features, and other updates to our users. A user may, at any time, opt out of receiving such information by notifying info@GIVE18.org We reserve the right to use or disclose any information without notice or consent as needed to satisfy any law, regulation, or legal request; to conduct investigations of consumer complaints or possible breaches of law; to protect the integrity of our site and our property; to protect the safety of our visitors or others; to fulfill your requests; or to cooperate in any legal investigation. You should be aware that if you voluntarily disclose information on-line (whether through GIVE18's services or any other service available online), personal or otherwise, that information can be collected and used by others. For example, if you use chat, forums, bulletin boards, your E-mail or if you post personal information on-line, you may receive unsolicited messages from others. GIVE18 has no control over this use of your personal information.

Use of Cookies

Your browser offers so-called "cookies" which, if you allow their use, store small amounts of data on your computer when you visit a web site. Cookies do not contain any personally identifiable information about you and therefore cannot be used to identify you personally. It can't retrieve personal information from your hard drive or pass on viruses. They are essential for site administration and security. Cookies simply assist us in tracking which of our features you like best. Cookies also enable us to customize our content according to your preferences. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying your browser and our web sites are viewable, even if you disable the cookie function on your browser. However, if you disable the cookies, some advanced and customized features of our site, as well as other web sites, will not be available to you. You can learn more about setting or changing cookies preferences for Microsoft Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator or AOL by visiting the Microsoft, Netscape, or AOL Web Sites.

Security of Your Personal Information

GIVE18 volunteers are made aware of its privacy practices through periodic communications and training. We limit access to private and confidential data only to those volunteers with a specific need to retrieve this information, and we store data on multiple service systems in controlled, secure environments. To maintain our level of security, we conduct both internal reviews and external audits of our security measures and procedures on a regular basis.

Terms of Use, Choice of Law and Venue

Our Web site and the servers that make this site available worldwide are located in the United States. All matters relating to these sites are governed by the laws of the State of Ohio in the United States. Any information you provide will be transferred to the United States. By visiting our sites and submitting information, you authorized this transfer and this choice of law. Legal claims or disputes arising from use/access to this Web site are to be governed by the laws of the State of Ohio and venued in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Please read this page carefully. By accessing the materials on this Web site, you agree to be bound by these "Terms". If you do not accept these Terms, you may not use this Web site. We may revise these Terms at any time by updating this page, but without any other notice. You should visit this page periodically to review these Terms for changes. Use of this Web site following any revision constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by these Terms as changed.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We will occasionally update this Privacy Policy as necessary to maintain the highest pro-tection for our users and to comply with a changing environment. We recommend that you check the policy when you visit our site to be sure you are aware of and understand our current policy. We will not make changes in how we handle previously collected per-sonal information that have retroactive effect unless legally required to do so. This policy is not intended to create a contract between GIVE18 and its Web site visitors.

No Warranties

THIS WEB SITE AND THE MATERIALS CONTAINED ON OR OBTAINED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN AS-IS BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANT ABILITY, ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN, NON-INFRINGEMENT OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL WE OR OUR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING BUT NO LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, OR ANY DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, USE, DATA, GOODWILL OR OTHER INTANGIBLES) RESULTING OR ARISING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEB SITE OR THE MATERIALS CONTAINED ON OR OBTAINED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE), OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT WE OR OUR SUPPLIERS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. NO REFUNDS OR RETURN OF MERCHANDISE.