Legal and Privacy
The term “Website” or “Atheist Alliance of America (AAA) Website” refers to all the content available through the atheistalliance.org domain name. The term “Atheist Alliance of America (AAA)” or “WE” or “US” or “OUR” refers to the person named Atheist Alliance of America (AAA). The term “you” or “your” refers to any person or persons, any agent or agencies, accessing and/or in use of or a user of or viewer of this website.
The information contained in this Website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by Atheist Alliance of America (AAA) and while Atheist Alliance of America (AAA) endeavors to keep the information up-to-date and correct, Atheist Alliance of America (AAA) makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.
In no event will Atheist Alliance of America (AAA) be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this Website.
Through this Website you are able to link to other websites which are not under Atheist Alliance of America (AAA)’s control. Atheist Alliance of America (AAA) has no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.
Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, Atheist Alliance of America (AAA) takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the Website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond Atheist Alliance of America (AAA)’s control.
1. Your Acceptance
2. Atheist Alliance of America (AAA) Website
3. Website Access
B. In order to access some features of the Website, you will have to create an account. You may never use another’s account without permission. When creating your account, you must provide accurate and complete information. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you must keep your account password secure. You must notify Atheist Alliance of America (AAA) immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account. Although Atheist Alliance of America (AAA) will not be liable for your losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account, you may be liable for the losses of Atheist Alliance of America (AAA) or others due to such unauthorized use.
C. You agree not to use or launch any automated system, including without limitation, “robots,” “spiders,” “offline readers,” etc., that accesses the Website in a manner that sends more request messages to the Atheist Alliance of America (AAA) servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a convention on-line web browser. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Atheist Alliance of America (AAA) grants the operators of public search engines permission to use spiders to copy materials from the site for the sole purpose of creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials. Atheist Alliance of America (AAA) reserves the right to revoke these exceptions either generally or in specific cases. You agree not to collect or harvest any personally identifiable information, including account names, from the Website, nor to use the communication systems provided by the Website for any commercial solicitation purposes. You agree not to solicit, for commercial purposes, any users of the Website with respect to their User Data.
4. Intellectual Property Rights
The content on the Atheist Alliance of America (AAA) Website, except all User Data (as defined below), including without limitation, the text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, interactive features and the like (“Content”) and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein (“Marks”), are owned by or licensed to Atheist Alliance of America (AAA), subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under United States and foreign laws and international conventions. Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use only and may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of the respective owners. Atheist Alliance of America (AAA) reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Website and the Content. You agree to not engage in the use, copying, or distribution of any of the Content other than expressly permitted herein, including any use, copying, or distribution of User Data of third parties obtained through the Website for any commercial purposes. If you download or print a copy of the Content for personal use, you must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained therein. You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security related features of the Atheist Alliance of America (AAA) Website or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on use of the Atheist Alliance of America (AAA) Website or the Content therein.
5. User Data
A. The Atheist Alliance of America (AAA) Website may now or in the future permit the submission of any media content, including but not limited to text, audio, video or other communications submitted by you and other users (“User Data “) and the hosting, sharing, and/or publishing of such User Data. You understand that whether or not such User Data are published, Atheist Alliance of America (AAA) does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any submissions.
D. In particular, if you are a copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe that any User Data or other content infringes upon your copyrights, you may submit a notification pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) by providing Atheist Alliance of America (AAA) with the following information in writing (see 17 U.S.C 512(c)(3) for further detail):
(i) A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
(ii) Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
(iii) Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material;
(iv) Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail;
(v) A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
(vi) A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
You acknowledge that if you fail to comply with all of the requirements of this Section 5(D), your DMCA notice may not be valid.
E. You understand that when using the Atheist Alliance of America (AAA) Website, you will be exposed to User Data from a variety of sources, and that Atheist Alliance of America (AAA) is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such User Data. You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to User Data that are inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable, and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against Atheist Alliance of America (AAA) with respect thereto, and agree to indemnify and hold Atheist Alliance of America (AAA), any Owners/Operators, affiliates, and/or licensors, harmless to the fullest extent allowed by law regarding all matters related to your use of the Website.
F. Atheist Alliance of America (AAA) permits you to link to materials on the Website for personal, non-commercial purposes only, provided that you include a prominent link back to the Atheist Alliance of America (AAA) Website Atheist Alliance of America (AAA) reserves the right to discontinue any aspect of the Atheist Alliance of America (AAA) Website at any time.
6. Warranty Disclaimer
YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE ATHEIST ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL WEBSITE SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ATHEIST ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL, ANY OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE AND YOUR USE THEREOF. THE ATHEIST ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL WEBSITE MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THIS SITE’S CONTENT OR THE CONTENT OF ANY SITES LINKED TO THIS SITE AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE ATHEIST ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL WEBSITE, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE ATHEIST ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE ATHEIST ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL WEBSITE, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONSIN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE ATHEIST ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL WEBSITE. ATHEIST ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE ATHEIST ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL WEBSITE OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEBSITE OR FEATURED IN ANY BANNER OR OTHER ADVERTISING, AND ATHEIST ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. AS WITH THE PURCHASE OF A PRODUCT OR SERVICE THROUGH ANY MEDIUM OR IN ANY ENVIRONMENT, YOU SHOULD USE YOUR BEST JUDGMENT AND EXERCISE CAUTION WHERE APPROPRIATE.
7. Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL ATHEIST ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL, ANY OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE ATHEIST ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL WEBSITE, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE ATHEIST ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE ATHEIST ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL WEBSITE, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE, WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THE ATHEIST ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE ATHEIST ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT THE COMPANY IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.
YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ATHEIST ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR USER SUBMISSIONS OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU.
The Website is controlled and offered by Atheist Alliance of America (AAA) from its facilities in the United States of America. Atheist Alliance of America (AAA) makes no representations that the Atheist Alliance of America (AAA) Website is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the Atheist Alliance of America (AAA) Website from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local law.
9. Ability to Accept Terms of Service
“You” and/or “your” are defined as any person or persons, any agent or agencies, accessing and/or in use of this website.
WE recognize that privacy is important. This Policy applies to all of the products, services and websites offered by US or OUR subsidiaries or affiliated companies (collectively, Atheist Alliance of America (AAA)’s “services”). In addition, where more detailed information is needed to explain OUR privacy practices, WE post separate privacy notices to describe how particular services process personal information, which are accessible from the navigation bar on the top and bottom of this webpage.
WE adhere to the US safe harbor privacy principles of Notice, Choice, Onward Transfer, Security, Data Integrity, Access and Enforcement, and WE am registered with the U.S. Department of Commerce’s safe harbor program.
If you have any questions about this Policy, please feel free to contact US through this website.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
WE use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps US analyze data about webpage traffic and improve OUR website. WE only use this information for statistical analysis purposes. A cookie in no way gives US access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with US.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer, however some features and services may not function properly if your cookies are disabled.
When you use OUR website, OUR servers automatically record information that your browser sends. These server logs may include information such as your web request, Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser.
WE offer a number of services that do not require you to register for an account or provide any personal information to US. In cases where an account registration is required, to provide OUR full range of service, WE may collect the following types of information: name, physical address, email address, phone, fax, and more.
When you register for a particular service that requires registration, WE may ask you to provide personal information. If WE use this information in a manner different than the purpose for which it was collected, then WE will ask for your consent prior to such use.
You can decline to submit personal information to any of OUR services, in which case WE may not be able to provide those services to you.
WE may use the information to improve OUR products and services. WE may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which WE think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided. From time to time, WE may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. WE may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. WE may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.
When you use OUR services, WE make good faith efforts to provide you with access to your personal information and either to correct this data if it is inaccurate or to delete such data at your request if it is not otherwise required to be retained by law or for legitimate business purposes. WE ask individual users to identify themselves and the information requested to be accessed, corrected or removed before processing such requests, and WE may decline to process requests that are unreasonably repetitive or systematic, require disproportionate technical effort, jeopardize the privacy of others, or would be extremely impractical (for instance, requests concerning information residing in archive), or for which access is not otherwise required. In any case where WE provide information access and correction, WE perform this service free of charge, except if doing so would require a disproportionate effort. Some of OUR services have different procedures to access, correct or delete users’ personal information.
When you send email or other communication to me, WE may retain those communications in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve OUR services.
If WE propose to use personal information for any purposes other than those described in this Policy and/or in the specific service notices, WE will offer you an effective way to opt out of the use of personal information for those other purposes. WE will not collect or use sensitive information for purposes other than those described in this Policy and/or in the specific service notices, unless WE have obtained your prior consent.
WE only share personal information with other companies or individuals in the following limited circumstances:
If you believe that any information WE am holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact US as soon as possible. WE will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect
You may request details of personal information which WE hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please contact US.
WE take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. These include internal reviews of OUR data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, as well as physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where WE store personal data.
WE restrict access to personal information to employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve OUR services. These individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations.
WE processes personal information only for the purposes for which it was collected and in accordance with this Policy or any applicable service-specific privacy notice. WE review OUR data collection, storage and processing practices to ensure that WE only collect, store and process the personal information needed to provide or improve OUR services. WE take reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information WE process is accurate, complete, and current, but WE depend on you to update or correct your personal information whenever necessary.
WE may present links in a format that enables US to keep track of whether these links have been followed. WE use this information to improve the quality of OUR site.
WE offer some of OUR services in connection with other web sites. Personal information that you provide to those sites may be sent to US in order to deliver the service. WE process such information in accordance with this Policy. The affiliated sites may have different privacy practices and WE encourage you to read their privacy policies.
WE regularly review OUR compliance with this Policy. Please feel free to direct any questions or concerns regarding this Policy or OUR treatment of personal information by contacting US through this web site. When WE receive formal written complaints, it is OUR policy to reply to your concerns. WE will cooperate with the appropriate regulatory authorities, including local data protection authorities, to resolve any complaints regarding the transfer of personal data that cannot be resolved between US and you.
If you have any questions about this Policy, please feel free to contact US through this website.
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