Updated: July 2017
When we use the words “we,” “us” or “our,” this includes the Heating Energy Assistance Team, its Board of Directors and volunteers. When we use the words “HEAT Web Site,” this means the Heating Energy Assistance Team Web Site.
By using the HEAT Web Site you represent the following:
- You agree to comply with the laws of the United States and all other applicable laws regarding the use, copying and transfer of any information obtained from the HEAT Web Site.
- You agree not to use the HEAT Web Site for illegal purposes.
- You agree not to interfere or disrupt the networks connected to the HEAT Web Site.
P.O. Box 849
Smyrna, GA 30081
Phone: +1 (678) 406-0212
What Information Do We Collect?
We collect information in several ways during your visits to the HEAT Web Site. Some personal information is collected when you sign up to receive a newsletter, volunteer, or send a message. When you contact us, we also may keep a record of that correspondence. Also, when you make a donation on our site, we may also keep a record of that donation.
You are free to use the HEAT Web Site without typing in any personal information or sending us any messages – this is a way for you to avoid giving us any personally identifiable information.
What Are Cookies and How Do We Use Them?
A “cookie” is information that is transferred from a Web site’s server to your computer’s browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive. This information is then available to the Web site’s server when you return to that Web site using the same browser. This information can be used to identify the user of the browser visiting the site and keep a record, for example, of your information, preferences and use of the Web site in general.
How Is My Information Used?
We use the personal information that you send us only for the purposes you specifically request. For instance, in certain cases, you may provide us with your name, location and e-mail address to send us a message or to sign up to volunteer or to send us a donation. We use this information only to the extent necessary to act upon the request or to respond. We do not provide your personal information to anyone else.
When you sign up to be on our list of volunteers and when you sign up to subscribe to our newsletter, we keep that information in order to communicate with you about volunteer opportunities or to send you the newsletter. If you want to be taken off the list, you may follow the instructions to have yourself removed from the list that are written at the bottom of the newsletter, e-mail or other bulk mail that you receive from us.
How Do We Protect Your Personal Information?
To prevent unauthorized use of your information, keep our data accurate and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and management procedures to keep safe all the information we collect through the HEAT Web Site.
Disclaimer of Warranty
We do not warrant or guarantee that the information, materials, forms and links on the HEAT Web Site are accurate, complete, current, valid or of good quality. We disclaim all warranties, express, implied or according to statute. We also disclaim any and all implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. We have gotten all information that we have placed on the HEAT Web Site from sources that we believe are accurate and reliable. However, due to the possibility of human and mechanical error, we are not responsible for any errors or omissions. On occasion your access to the HEAT Web Site may sometimes be interrupted. We may make changes or improvements to the HEAT Web Site anytime.
Limitation of Liability
We have designed the HEAT Web Site to serve the public by providing free access to energy information and resources. In no event shall we be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, punitive or similar damages) arising from any use of the HEAT Web Site, whether in contract or in tort, or under any other legal theory (including strict liability), or for any claim made against a person using the HEAT Web Site, even if we have been told about the possibility of such claims.
Restrictions on Use
You agree that you will first get our consent before copying anything from the HEAT Web Site or transferring anything from the HEAT Web site to anyone else.
YOU MAY NOT COPY, REPRODUCE, RECOMPILE, DECOMPILE, DISASSEMBLE, REVERSE ENGINEER, DISTRIBUTE, PUBLISH, DISPLAY, PERFORM, MODIFY, UPLOAD TO, CREATE DERIVATIVE WORKS FROM, TRANSMIT OR IN ANY WAY EXPLOIT ANY PART OF THE HEAT WEB SITE, EXCEPT THAT YOU MAY DOWNLOAD MATERIAL FROM THE HEAT WEB SITE AND/OR MAKE ONE PRINT COPY FOR YOUR OWN PERSONAL, NONCOMMERCIAL USE, PROVIDED THAT YOU RETAIN ALL COPYRIGHT AND OTHER PROPRIETARY NOTICES.
YOU MAY NOT USE THE HEAT WEB SITE IN ANY WAY TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF ANY DATA SOLD OR CONTRIBUTED BY YOU TO ANY THIRD PARTY. FURTHERMORE, YOU MAY NOT USE ANY OF OUR TRADEMARKS, TRADE NAMES OR SERVICE MARKS IN ANY MANNER THAT CREATES THE IMPRESSION THAT SUCH NAMES AND MARKS BELONG TO OR ARE ASSOCIATED WITH YOU OR ARE USED WITH OUR CONSENT. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE NO OWNERSHIP RIGHTS IN AND TO ANY OF THESE NAMES AND MARKS.
YOU WILL NOT USE THE HEAT WEB SITE OR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE HEAT WEB SITE IN UNSOLICITED MAILINGS OR SPAM MATERIAL. YOU WILL NOT USE ANY OF OUR TRADEMARKS, TRADE NAMES OR SERVICE MARKS IN UNSOLICITED MAILINGS OR SPAM MATERIAL.
YOU WILL NOT SPAM OR SEND UNSOLICITED MAILINGS TO ANY PERSON OR ENTITY USING THE HEAT WEB SITE. YOU AGREE TO COMPLY WITH ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
This HEAT Web Site contains material that we have developed and materials that have been developed from various other sources. This HEAT Web Site, including but not limited to its text, logos, content, photographs, flash animations, video, audio and graphics (the “Intellectual Property”), is protected by copyrights, service marks, international treaties and/or other proprietary rights and laws of the United States and other countries. The Intellectual Property also is protected as a collective work or compilation under U.S. copyright and other laws and treaties. All individual articles, columns and other elements making up the HEAT Web Site are also copyrighted works. You agree to abide by all applicable copyright and other laws, as well as any additional copyright notices or restrictions contained in the HEAT Web Site.
No License Granted
All of our present and future rights in and to the Intellectual Property and other proprietary rights to the HEAT Web Site of any type under the laws of any governmental authority, domestic or foreign, including rights in and to all applications and registrations relating to the HEAT Web Site (the “Intellectual Property Rights”) belong solely and exclusively to us and not to you.
Except as specifically permitted by the Terms and Conditions, you may not copy or make any use of the HEAT Web Site or any portion thereof.
We do not endorse, support, sanction, or verify the information or material that is linked to the HEAT Web Site. Unless we have otherwise specifically said so, we have no affiliation with any of the organizations mentioned or described on the HEAT Web Site. We make no representations or warranties with regard to those organizations. We do not endorse or affiliate with any of the organizations that are linked to or from the HEAT Web Site.
We are not liable for any delay or failure to act that results directly or indirectly from any causes beyond our reasonable control.
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