Terms of Use / Privacy Statement

Faninfo.org (sometimes referred to herein as “this web site”) is provided by the Family Autism Network. (hereinafter “FAN”). Your use of this web site is subject to the terms and conditions contained in this document and constitute your acceptance and agreement to be bound by all of the terms and conditions contained herein. You should review this document frequently. We reserve the right to change the terms and conditions at any time without notice.

Your use of this web site is limited to personal and noncommercial use unless other uses are expressly granted to you. You may download or make a single copy of material from this web site for your personal and noncommercial use. You may not copy, distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, re-post or otherwise display this web site’s content for public or commercial purposes without the express written permission of FAN.

Members of the news media may use the downloadable photographs, logos, and other materials provided on this web site for news reporting purposes.

Intellectual Property

Unless otherwise indicated, this web site and its contents (including, but not limited to, all text, photographs, images, video, and audio) are the exclusive property of FAN and are protected by copyright, trademark, trade dress, and other laws. © 2010 FAN. All rights reserved.

Submissions

It is the policy of FAN not to accept any unsolicited suggestions for product improvements, new product ideas, or marketing ideas. Any unsolicited suggestions or information you send us, will be treated as non-proprietary and non-confidential and will become the property of FAN for use without compensation in our sole and unlimited discretion.

Links

Faninfo.org provides links and or references to other web sites. Although FAN endeavors to provide links only to web sites that are reputable and safe, we cannot be held responsible for the information, products, or services provided on such other web sites and will not be liable for any damages arising from your access to such web sites. Any links to other web sites are provided merely as a convenience to the users of this web site, and the inclusion of any such links in this web site does not imply an endorsement of any linked or framed web site or its content.

Limitation of Liability and Disclaimer of Warranties

FAN makes no representations or warranties as to the completeness or accuracy of any of the information contained on this web site, and makes no commitment to update such information.

THE CONTENTS OF THIS WEB SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS-IS” BASIS AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, MEDICAL ADVICE, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. FAN SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES (WHETHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR OTHERWISE) ARISING OUT OF, OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH, THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEB SITE OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES OBTAINED THROUGH OR OTHERWISE IN CONNECTION WITH THIS WEB SITE, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARE BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHER THEORIES OF LIABILITY. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, SO PORTIONS OF THESE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Choice of Law and Enforcement

The agreement created by your use of this web site is governed and interpreted by the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict-of-laws provisions. The courts of the State of California shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising out of or relating to your use of this web site.

Privacy Policy

The following Privacy Policy statement explains what information we collect from you, how we use that information and what choices you have with respect to that information.

What Information Do We Gather About Our Online Visitors, And How Do We Use That Information?

We gather information through two means – navigational information gathered when you visit this web site and information that you provide to us. Generally, the information we collect online helps us respond to your requests, deliver requested services to or for you, and personalize and continually improve your experience at Faninfo.org.

Navigational Information

When visiting this web site, Faninfo.org gathers navigational information about where visitors go on this web site. This information allows us to see which areas of this web site are most visited and thus, improve the quality of our visitors’ experience by recognizing and delivering more of the features, services and products our visitors prefer. Additional non-personally identifiable information (for example, domain type, browser version, service provider, IP address) may be collected, which provides additional information regarding the use of this web site, such as how many times a page on this web site is visited. Faninfo.org. uses this information on an aggregate basis to evaluate the effectiveness of this web site, to analyze trends and to administer this web site.

Information You Provide to Us and How We Use It

If you complete a “Contact Form” form on this web site, we may collect your name, e-mail address, phone number, mailing address and any information that you provide in the text of your message. Information provided in the “Contact Form” feature is only used to respond to your inquiries.

Faninfo.org does not sell, rent or trade the information that you provide to us at this web site. We may, however, use third parties to help us provide services to you, such as processing payments, monitoring activity on this web site, conducting surveys, providing online driving directions, and administering e-mails or contests that may occasionally be offered at this web site. If personally identifiable information (i.e., name, address, e-mail address, telephone number) is provided by us or by you directly to any of these third parties, we will require that such information be maintained by them in confidence.

You should also be aware that we may disclose specific information about you if necessary to do so by law or based on our good faith belief that it is necessary to conform or comply with the law or is necessary to protect this web site, the users of this web site, or the public.

Use of Cookies

Faninfo.org occasionally uses a browser feature known as a cookie, which assigns a unique identification to your computer. Cookies are typically stored on your computer’s hard drive and allow a web site to be more responsive to your needs, while delivering a better and more personalized experience to you. Please also be aware that some of the third party service providers that we use on this web site to help us provide services to you may use cookies.

Changes in Policy

As we continue to offer you new and different types of content and services, Faninfo.org may modify our information collection and use practices. Should there be a material change to our information practices, it will be applied only to information collected on a going-forward basis, and we will update this Privacy Policy statement. If you are concerned about how your personal information is used, please visit this web site for this and other important announcements from Faninfo.org.