These terms govern your use of the Marshy Point Nature Center web site. Your use of our site tells us you have read and agreed to this Web Policy.

Limitations of Liability

When you access this web site, you agree that MPNCC shall not be liable to you for any loss or injury caused in procuring, compiling, or delivering the information gained from the site. In no event will MPNCC be liable to you or anyone else for any action taken by you on the basis of such information or for any incidental, consequential, special, or similar damages. 

Photographs and Videos

All photos and videos used on this site were taken by Marshy Point Nature Center staff and MPNCC volunteers, except where otherwise noted. They may not be reproduced, distributed, adapted, or displayed in whole or in part without express permission. 

Copyright

All web site text, photos, arrangement, and content on this web site is copyrighted by MPNCC. Site expansion and redesign created by Adashmore Creative in 2014 using a WordPress template.

Permission is hereby granted to download files that are specifically offered in downloadable format (e.g., Adobe® Acrobat®, Microsoft Word®), and to use text from posted news stories for personal or educational use provided that such material is not altered or edited in any way and provided that an appropriate credit line and copyright notice are included.

Except as specified above and as permitted under the Copyright Act of 1976, no other use is granted nor may any other materials from the web site be reproduced, distributed, adapted, or displayed in whole or in part without express permission.

It is the user’s responsibility to be aware of current copyright law and applications. The user agrees to indemnify MPNCC and its volunteers from any costs or claims for infringement or copyright in relation to copies of images or text from this web site.

Privacy

MPNCC will act reasonably to ensure that any information you provide to us is not accessed by unauthorized persons. We do not sell, rent, share or otherwise willfully disclose to any third party, e-mail addresses, or other personally identifiable information shared on this site.

Links to Other Sites

Our web site has links to web sites of other organizations which, we believe, may offer relevant information. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the disclaimers and security and privacy policies of the new site. Linking to these external sites does not constitute or imply an endorsement of the sites’ content by MPNCC.

Cookies

Cookies are essentially tokens of information, such as preferences and passwords, which some web servers collect from users when users access them. Those data are stored on a user’s hard drive and not on the web site’s server. Whenever a user visits a “cookie” site again, the server looks for its cookie on the hard drive and, if found, then reads the information it stored there. The information within a cookie is used to enhance the user’s interaction with the web site. There are parts of this web site that may use cookies. 

Disclaimer

This web site is provided on an “as-is” basis. MPNCC disclaims all responsibility for any loss, injury, claim, liability, or damage of any kind resulting from, arising out of, or any way related to any errors in or omissions from this web site and the content, including but not limited to technical inaccuracies and typographical errors.

MPNCC does not guarantee that the information available on or through the site will be correct, accurate, timely, or otherwise reliable. MPNCC may make improvements and/or changes to its features, functionality, or content at any time. 

Terms of Agreement

Users of this web site shall abide by all applicable federal, state, and local laws, including those pertaining to libel, slander, defamation, trade libel, product disparagement, harassment, invasion of privacy, and copyright and trademark infringement.

All activity occurring in connection with the site (including, but not limited to, accessing pages and downloading materials) is presumed to occur in the State of Maryland.

MPNCC may update this agreement without notice. Such updating will in no way relieve you of your obligations under earlier versions of this agreement. Use of this constitutes acceptance of the terms and conditions in place at the moment of use.

Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

Unauthorized attempts to upload information and/or change information on this Web site are strictly prohibited and are subject to prosecution under Title 18 U.S.C., Sections 1001 and 1030). 

Feedback

We welcome your feedback on the materials in our Web site. All suggestions, ideas, and other information communicated to MPNCC through this site shall become the exclusive property of MPNCC.

You agree that none of your feedback communicated to MPNCC will be obscene, offensive, defamatory, infringing upon the intellectual property rights of others, or otherwise objectionable or unlawful. MPNCC, while reserving the right to delete all or part of any communications that it deems in its sole discretion to be objectionable, assumes no responsibility and makes no warranty that it will undertake to do so.