Privacy Policy and Terms of Use

The Maryland BASS Nation maintains this website as a service to its members and visitors. The Privacy Policy and Terms of Use set forth below govern your use of this website, and by using the website you agree to be bound by them. Therefore, please ready the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use carefully before you use this website. If you do not agree with our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use, please do not use this website.

PRIVACY POLICY

Log Files

Like most websites, this website logs your IP address, browser type, hits on particular pages and other general traffic information. This information is not linked to personally identifiable information and you remain anonymous.

Use of Personal Information

If you give us personal information, for any purpose, we will not share that information with any third party, except to the extent necessary to complete transactions or if we believe that it is appropriate to share such information in order to comply with the law, to enforce or apply the Privacy Policy or Terms of Use or to protect the rights, property or safety of the website, any user of the site, the Maryland BASS Nation or any of its directors, officers, employees, agents or affiliated organizations.

Cookies

A "cookie" is a file that is sent from a web server to your web browser and placed on your computer. When you initially visit the website we create a cookie for your computer and then use it to track your clicks as you go through the site. There is no personal information stored within the cookie itself and we cannot use cookies to retrieve personal information about you or from your computer. While your activity may be tracked while you are at our website, we do not use cookies to track your activity before or after you leave the site. We use cookies to keep your style preferences for the layout of the site, and to manage your web session as you navigate through the site.

Posting of Personal Information

Please be aware that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online - for example, on a message board or through email - that information can be collected and used by others. By disclosing personal information online, you may make that information available to others who will use it to send you unsolicited messages or for other purposes you may not desire or intend.

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)

While our website is not subject to COPPA, we understand that it is very important to maintain their privacy. Therefore, our policy is that we will not knowingly collect, use or distribute to third parties any personally identifiable information from any child under 13 years old without verifiable parental consent and not knowingly allow any child under 13 years old to publicly post or distribute personally identifiable information without verifiable parental consent.

TERMS OF USE

Trademarks and Copyrights - All Rights Reserved

The Maryland BASS Nation reserves all of its rights under and does not grant any express or implied rights to you or any other user of the website under any trademark, copyright, trade secret or other intellectual property law, except as provided below with regard to the use of downloaded messages. This website and all of the text, graphics, pictures, audio messages, video materials, downloadable materials and all other materials and content on the website are copyrighted by and are the property of The Maryland BASS Nation. You may not use them in any manner without the express written consent of The Maryland BASS Nation.

Message Boards and other Posted Information

Any message board posting or other information that you submit for posting on our website is subject to these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy. You cannot submit defamatory, obscene or otherwise harmful or offensive information or materials or information or materials that violate or infringe upon intellectual property rights or other rights. Children under 13 years old cannot post messages without verifiable parental consent. By submitting any information to the website, you agree and warrant to The Maryland BASS Nation that your message meets all of the conditions for submission. Your message may be reviewed by one or more of our staff members or other individuals before it is published, and we have the right to edit your message before it is published. We have the right to publish any message on our website and to use it in any other form or in any other materials, including without limitation promotional and other marketing-related materials. We also have the right not to publish any message or to remove it from the website or other media at any time and for any reason without notice. Notwithstanding the above, The Maryland BASS Nation expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for any material communicated by third parties through this website, including without limitation any message published on the website. Message board postings do not necessarily reflect the views of The Maryland BASS Nation or its agents or affiliated organizations.

Disclaimer of Warranties

All materials and other content of this website or accessible from this website are provided on an "as is" basis and The Maryland BASS Nation expressly disclaims any express or implied warranties or conditions of any kind, including without limitation any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or use, title or non-infringement.

Limitation of Liability

By using this website you agree that The Maryland BASS Nation and each of its directors, officers, employees, other agents and affiliated organizations shall not be liable to you for any damage of any kind arising from or related to the use of this website or any website for which a link is provided on this site.

Applicable Law

Use of this website and any claim or dispute arising from or related to use of this website is governed by the laws of the State of Maryland, without regard to any rule or principle regarding conflicts of laws. The exclusive jurisdiction and venue of any such claim or dispute shall be in the state and federal courts for Anne Arundel County, Maryland.

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding our Privacy Policy or Terms of Use, you can contact us as outlined on the Contact Us page.