Privacy, Policies, Terms & Conditions for Birmingham-InfraGard.org

Introduction

 

Birmingham-InfraGard.org (hereinafter referred to as the “System”, and which includes but is not limited to the website, birmingham-infragard.org. email addresses with the Birmingham-InfraGard.org domain, and all tangible or virtual hardware or software used to support it) is provided for informational and educational purposes only. Reference within the System to any specific commercial products, processes, or services by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by IBMA (InfraGard Birmingham Members Alliance, also known as “InfraGard National”).  The name “InfraGard,” a registered mark of the FBI, is closely regulated and shall only be used in strict accordance with the MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) that is developed by the INMA and the FBI.

 

InfraGard Terms and Conditions for Use of InfraGardnational.org

 

Abusive activity is strictly prohibited.  This activity includes but is not limited to: transmitting on or through the System unlawful, obscene, threatening, abusive, libelous, or hateful, or encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any local, state, national or international law.

 

The System, user’s accounts, and any data stored on or retrieved the System are the properties of IBMA and are NOT to be used for other than official InfraGard business. The use of the System to conduct non-InfraGard related business is in violation of these Terms and Conditions of Use. Users found to be in violation may have their access to the System barred or terminated.

 

The System shall only be used for lawful purposes: Transmission, distribution, or storage of any information, data, or material in violation of United States or state regulation or law, or by the common law, is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to, material protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret, or any other statute. The System administrator reserves the right to remove such illegal material from its servers. Users will not disclose account information or cause account information to be put at risk. Users are held responsible for all actions. Any compromise or suspected compromise of an account shall be immediately reported to the System’s administrator.

 

System and Network Security:

 

  • Users shall not attempt to circumvent user authentication or security mechanisms of any host, network, or account. Users shall not share passwords or accounts with others and should never be recorded on paper.
  • Users shall not attempt to interfere with service to any user, host, or network. Users shall not use any kind of program, script, or command, or send messages of any kind, designed to interfere with a user’s session, via any means.
  • Users who violate systems or network security may incur criminal or civil liability. System personnel will cooperate fully with investigations of violations of systems or network security at other sites, including cooperating with law enforcement authorities in the investigation of suspected criminal violations and/or activities.

 

Information Collected and Stored Automatically

 

If you use the System you are hereby notified that the System may collect and store, but not be limited to, the following information about you:

  • The type of browser and operating system used to access our site
  • The date and time you access our site.
  • The amount of time on our site.
  • Your System User ID (Email and System Administration)
  • The pages you visit.

Additionally, IBMA may share this information, including your identity, with other government and non-government entities.

 

For site security purposes, and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, all network traffic is monitored to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage or conduct criminal activity. To protect the System from unauthorized use and to ensure that the system is functioning properly, individuals using this System are subject to having all their activities monitored and recorded by personnel authorized to do so. Anyone using this system expressly consents to such monitoring and is advised that if such monitoring reveals evidence of possible abuse or criminal activity, System personnel may provide the results of such monitoring to appropriate officials. Unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage to this service, are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under applicable federal law.

 

Disclaimer for Hypertext Links

Neither IBMA nor its contributors are responsible for the content of any off-site pages that are referenced by or that reference to the System. The user specifically acknowledges that neither IBMA nor its contributors are responsible for any defamatory, offensive, misleading or illegal conduct of other users, links, or third parties and that the risk of injury from the foregoing rests entirely with the user. Links to or from the System do not constitute an endorsement by the IBMA. These links are for convenience only. It is the responsibility of the user to evaluate the content and usefulness of information obtained from other sites.

 

Disclaimer of Information on InfraGard System

 

All information on this System is provided for the convenience of its users. While IBMA believes the information to be reliable, human or mechanical error remains a possibility. Therefore, IBMA does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or correct sequencing of the information. IBMA, including but not limited to its officers, directors, System operators and administrators, shall not be responsible for any error or omission, or for the use of or the results obtained from the use of this information. The IBMA does not assume responsibility for contributions of information that violate copyright or other intellectual property rights, other property, privacy or personal rights, or for consequences resulting from such violations. The contributor of information to the System must ensure that any reproduction of copyrighted material does not violate United States copyright or other laws. The contributor of information must request written permission from the copyright holder if there is any question regarding the legality or propriety of using or reproducing copyrighted material. IBMA is not responsible for, and expressly disclaims all liability for, damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to, or reliance on such information.

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