Web Site Disclaimer & Privacy Statement

Disclaimer of Liability

Western Pacific Railroad History Online and its content contributors shall be not held liable for any improper or incorrect use of the information or services on this Web site and assume no responsibility for anyone's use of the information or services. Western Pacific Railroad History Online and its content contributors shall not be held liable for any direct or indirect damages caused in any way through the use of information or services on this Web site. This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury which may be perceived by you, the Web user, to be caused by the information or services on this Web site, or by using this Web site.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Western Pacific Railroad History Online and its Web content contributors from all claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising from the use of the information or services on this Web site; by your using this Web site; or by its use through your Internet account.

Disclaimer of Warranties/Accuracy of Data

Although an effort is made to assure the accuracy and completeness of the information provided on the Western Pacific Railroad History Online Web site, Western Pacific Railroad History Online makes no express or implied warranty as to the accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality, reliability or usefulness of the Web site's information. Western Pacific Railroad History Online provides this information and all online services on an "as is" basis. While there may be changes to information on topics covered on the Web site, these changes may or may not be made available on the Web site.

If you find any errors or omissions, please report them to the Web Manager for the Western Pacific Railroad History Online Web site.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

Any reference on the Western Pacific Railroad History Online Web site to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, is not an endorsement or recommendation. Any reference shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

Disclaimer for Hypertext Links

Western Pacific Railroad History Online and its contributors are not responsible for the contents of any off-site pages linked from the Western Pacific Railroad History Online Web site. As a user of the Western Pacific Railroad History Online Web site, you specifically acknowledge that Western Pacific Railroad History Online and its contributors are not liable for any defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of other users, links, or third parties and that the risk of injury from all off-site content mentioned here rests entirely with you, the Web site user.

Links from the Western Pacific Railroad History Online Web site to other sites do not constitute an endorsement from Western Pacific Railroad History Online or its contributors. These links are provided as a convenience for Western Pacific Railroad History Online Web site users and as an information service only. As a Web user, it is your responsibility to determine the content and usefulness of information you find on other sites.

Disclaimer of Duty to Continue Providing Data

Due to the rapidly changing nature of the World Wide Web and the Internet, online resources that are free and publicly available one day may require a fee or have restricted user access the next. In addition, the location of information, services or Web pages may change as menus, home pages, and files are updated or reorganized. You expressly agree that use of the Western Pacific Railroad History Online Web site is at your sole risk. Neither the Western Pacific Railroad History Online Web site, its contributors, or its content providers guarantee that the service will be uninterrupted or error-free.

Choice of Law

Information in this disclaimer is governed by the laws of the State of California. Any dispute arising from the use of information or services provided on the Western Pacific Railroad History Online Web site will be governed by the laws of the State of California.

Privacy Statement

Thank you for visiting the Western Pacific Railroad History Online Web site. Western Pacific Railroad History Online recognizes the public's concern about privacy on the Internet and the Web. This privacy statement describes how information will be gathered about you from your visit to our site and how it will be used by the Western Pacific Railroad History Online Web site operators. As a Web site visitor, you should be aware that Western Pacific Railroad History Online may access and/or disclose your personal information, as provided, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Frank Brehm or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Frank Brehm including Western Pacific Online; or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Western Pacific Online services or members of the public

Western Pacific Railroad History Online will make every effort to protect personal or business information you choose to provide on our Web site in the same way it protects personal and business information provided through other methods.

This privacy statement is provided for informational purposes only. It is not meant to be a contract of any type. Western Pacific Railroad History Online may change its privacy statement at any time, without prior notice.

Information Collection on this Web Site

If you read or download information:

If you only browse through the Western Pacific Railroad History Online Web site, read pages, or download information, the Western Pacific Railroad History Online Web site computer will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. (This is a routine function of Web site computers.) Western Pacific Railroad History Online may store a "cookie" on your computer. (A cookie is a tiny element of data that a Web site computer sends to your browser. It is stored on your PC.) The information in this cookie is used only to identify your computer to the Western Pacific Railroad History Online Web site, as I gather information to evaluate how visitors make use of the site so I may improve it.

This information does not identify you personally. The web site server automatically collects and stores only the following information about your visit:

This information is used to help make the site more useful to visitors -- to fix problems, and to learn about the number of visitors to the site and the types of technology visitor’s use. Information about individuals is not tracked or recorded except as described below.

If you send email to a Western Pacific Railroad History Online email address:

By sending an electronic mail message, you may be sending personal information (i.e., your name, address, email address, etc.). Western Pacific Railroad History Online may store your name and address, and may share your email with various other individuals to address your problem or concern or to answer your question. In addition, Western Pacific Railroad History Online may be required to provide this information in response to a court order.

Email is not necessarily secure and can be intercepted.

If you use an interactive application:

If you are filling out a form on the Western Pacific Railroad History Online Web site or using one of our online services, we may store a "cookie" on your computer. (A cookie is a tiny element of data that a Web site can send to your browser. It is stored on your PC.) The information in this cookie is used only to identify you to our online service or application, to make it easier for you to use this site.

If you register with Western Pacific Railroad History Online to use a provided service or request other specific information:

As Western Pacific Railroad History Online adds online services, visitors who request specific information or use of a provided service may be asked to fill out a registration form or establish a user ID and password. For example, if a “Bulletin Board” type area is added, individuals requesting access to that service will be asked to provide their names, addresses, email addresses and other pertinent information so they may make use of that system.

Other information may be collected on the Western Pacific Railroad History Online Web site through questionnaires, feedback forms or other means, such as cookies, to allow us to determine Web site visitors' interests so we can improve site design or service.

Links to Non-Western Pacific Railroad History Online (Third Party) Web Sites

This Web site contains links to information located on sites maintained by other individuals, public agencies and private organizations. Once you use a link to another individual, organization or company Web site, Western Pacific Railroad History Online privacy standards no longer apply and you are subject to the privacy policy of that Web site.

Web Site Security

For Web site security purposes and to be sure the Western Pacific Railroad History Online Web site remains available to all users, this site uses software programs to monitor Internet network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. Unauthorized attempts to upload information, change information, or cause damage on this Web site are prohibited and may be prosecuted and punished under current state and federal laws prohibiting activity of that nature.

Contact Information

Western Pacific Railroad History Online welcomes your comments regarding this Privacy Statement. If you believe that Western Pacific Railroad History Online has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Western Pacific Railroad History Online by e-mail, a link is provided at the bottom of every page.

Updated 12/11/2014

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