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Terms and Conditions of Use

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE. BY USING THIS SITE, YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE, PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS SITE.

  1. Welcome. This site (The Idaho Farm Bureau Federation's Web Site) (the 'Web Site') is owned and operated by the Idaho Farm Bureau Federation ('we,' 'us,' 'IFBF,' or 'Farm Bureau'). IFBF has the right at any time to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of the Web Site, including, without limitation, the content, hours of availability, and equipment needed for access or use of the Web Site. These Terms of Use apply to all users of the Web Site, including visitors, advertisers, and members.

  2. Equipment. You shall be responsible for obtaining and maintaining all telephone, computer hardware, and other equipment needed for access to and use of the Web Site and all charges related thereto.

  3. Security. We use industry-standard efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of all information, regardless of whether it identifies you or not. Our security includes use of firewalls, secure socket layers, and encryption. Your password (when available) is a component of our security system. As such, it is your responsibility to protect it. Do not share your password with any third parties.

  4. E-Mail Policy. At various points in the Web Site, we provide visitors the opportunity to contact us via e-mail. E-mail messages are not encrypted. You acknowledge and agree that by providing IFBF with any personal or confidential user information through the e-mail function, you consent to the transmission of such personal or confidential user information through the public Internet, and understand that there are risks that this information could be viewed by other parties. You agree to adhere to procedures that we may establish to enhance the safety and confidentiality of transmissions of personal data over the Internet.

  5. Restrictions on Use.
    1. You shall use the Web Site for lawful purposes only. You shall not post or transmit through the Web Site any material that (i) violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others, (ii) is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane or otherwise objectionable, or (iii) encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, gives rise to civil liability or otherwise violates any law. You shall not: (i) post or transmit through the Web Site any material that contains advertising or any solicitation with respect to products or services without IFBFs express prior approval, or (ii) use the Web Site to advertise or perform any commercial solicitation, including, without limitation, the solicitation of users to become subscribers of other on-line services. Any conduct by you that in IFBF's discretion restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying the Web Site will not be permitted.

    2. The Web Site contains copyrighted material, trademarks and other proprietary information, including, without limitation, text, software, photos, video, graphics, music and sound, and the contents of the Web Site are copyrighted under the United States copyright laws. You may not modify, publish, transmit, display, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit, any of the content, in whole or in part. No copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication, or commercial exploitation of downloaded material will be permitted without the express written permission of IFBF and the copyright owner. In the event of any permitted copying, redistribution, or publication of copyrighted material, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark legend or copyright notice shall be made. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyrighted material.

    3. You shall not upload, post or otherwise make available on the Web Site any material protected by copyright, trademark, or other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of the copyright, trademark, or other proprietary right, and the burden of determining that any material is not protected by copyright rests with you. You shall be solely liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights, proprietary rights, or any other harm resulting from such a submission. By submitting material to any public area of the Web Site, you automatically grant, or warrant, that the owner of such material has expressly granted IFBF the royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, display, translate and distribute such material (in whole or in part) and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed. You also permit any other user of the Web Site to access, view, store, or reproduce the material for that user's personal use. You grant IFBF the right to edit, copy, display, publish, and distribute any material made available on the Web Site by you.

    4. Access to the Web Site, other than to portions open to the public, is controlled by individual passwords. Individuals may not share their passwords with anyone else or permit their passwords to be used to provide anyone else with access to non-public portions of the Web Site.

    5. The foregoing provisions of this Section are for the benefit of IFBF, its subsidiaries, affiliates, and its third party content providers and licensors and each shall have the right to assert and enforce such provisions directly or on its own behalf.

  6. Disclaimer of Warranty; Limitation of Liability.
    1. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THE WEB SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. NEITHER IFBF, ITS AFFILIATES NOR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS OR LICENSORS WARRANT THAT THE WEB SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE; NOR DO THEY MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THE WEB SITE, OR AS TO THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION, SERVICE OR MERCHANDISE PROVIDED THROUGH THE WEB SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY INFORMATION OR TOOLS PROVIDED ON THE WEB SITE SUCH AS CALCULATORS, NEWS, WEATHER INFORMATION AND MARKET DATA.

    2. IN NO EVENT WILL IFBF, OR ANY PERSON OR ENTITY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DISTRIBUTING THE WEB SITE OR THE CONTENT INCLUDED THEREIN, BE LIABLE IN CONTRACT, IN TORT (INCLUDING FOR ITS OWN NEGLIGENCE) OR UNDER ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY (INCLUDING STRICT LIABILITY) FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SIMILAR DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST PROFITS OR REVENUES, LOSS OF USE OR SIMILAR ECONOMIC LOSS, ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEB SITE. YOU HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL APPLY TO ALL USE OF AND CONTENT ON THE WEB SITE. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, IN WHICH EVENT THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT BE APPLICABLE. IN NO EVENT SHALL IFBF'S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES AND CAUSES OF ACTION WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING ITS OWN NEGLIGENCE) OR UNDER ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY (INCLUDING STRICT LIABILITY) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING AND/OR USING THIS WEB SITE.

    3. THE ABOVE DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY APPLIES TO ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY CAUSED BY ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INACCURACY, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, OR USE OF THIS WEB SITE, WHETHER FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORTIOUS BEHAVIOR (INCLUDING STRICT LIABILITY), NEGLIGENCE, OR UNDER ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION. YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT IFBF IS NOT LIABLE FOR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS OR THIRD-PARTIES AND THAT THE RISK OF INJURY FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU.

  7. Copyright Infringement. Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to Service Provider's Designated Agent. ALL INQUIRIES NOT RELEVANT TO THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE WILL NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE.

  8. Marks. All page headers, custom graphics and button icons are service marks, trademarks, and/or trade dress of IFBF. All other trademarks appearing on the Web Site are the property of their respective owners. Unauthorized use of any trademark, service mark, or logo appearing on the Web Site may be a violation of federal and/or state trademark laws.

  9. Monitoring; Loss of Information. IFBF shall have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor the content of the Web Site including any chat rooms and forums, to determine compliance with these Terms of Use and any operating rules established by IFBF and to satisfy any law, regulation or authorized government request. IFBF shall have the right in its sole discretion to edit, refuse to post, or remove any material submitted to or posted on the Web Site. Without limiting the foregoing, IFBF shall have the right to remove any material that IFBF in its sole discretion finds to be in violation of the provisions hereof or otherwise objectionable. IFBF assumes no responsibility for the deletion of or failure to store electronic-mail messages, chat comments, or other information submitted to the Web Site.

  10. Violations of Rules and Regulations. We reserve the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of the rules and regulations set forth herein, including the right to block access from a particular Internet address to this Web Site.

  11. Indemnification. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless IFBF and its affiliates, their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, successors and assigns from and against any and all claims, actions, demands, damages, costs, liabilities, losses and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out of your use of the Web Site in violation of these Terms of Use or any applicable law, statute, ordinance or regulation.

  12. Third Party Content. IFBF is a distributor (and not a publisher) of content supplied by third parties and users of the Web Site. Accordingly, IFBF has no more editorial control over such content than does a public library, bookstore, or newsstand. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers and users, are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not of IFBF. In many instances, the content available through the Web Site represents the opinions and judgments of the respective information provider or user. IFBF neither endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice or statement made on the Web Site by anyone other than authorized IFBF employee spokespersons while acting in their official capacities. Notwithstanding the foregoing, IFBF reserves the right to monitor, edit, and sort content supplied by third parties.

  13. Changed Terms. IFBF has the right at any time to change or modify these Terms of Use, or any part thereof, or to impose new conditions. Such changes, modifications, additions or deletions shall be effective immediately upon notice thereof, which may be given by any means including, without limitation, posting on the Web Site, or by electronic or conventional mail, or by any other means. Any use of the Web Site by you after such notice shall be deemed to constitute acceptance of such changes, modifications, additions or deletions.

  14. Linked Internet Sites. THE LINKS IN THIS WEB SITE WILL LET YOU LEAVE OUR WEB SITE. THE LINKED SITES MAY NOT BE UNDER OUR CONTROL, AND THE CONTENT AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET SITES LINKED TO THIS WEB SITE MAY NOT NECESSARILY REFLECT OUR OPINION. WE ARE PROVIDING THESE LINKS TO OTHER INTERNET SITES AS A CONVENIENCE TO YOU, AND ACCESS TO ANY OTHER INTERNET SITES LINKED TO THIS WEB SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE INCLUSION OF ANY LINK DOES NOT IMPLY THAT WE RECOMMEND OR ENDORSE THE LINKED SITE, OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS AS TO THE VERACITY OR RELIABILITY OF THE INFORMATION OR SERVICES PROVIDED IN THE LINKED SITE.

  15. Governing Law; General Provisions. These Terms of Use shall be construed in accordance with applicable laws, without regard to any conflict of laws rules, and you hereby consent to exclusive jurisdiction of IFBF's choosing for any cause of action, claim, liability, demand or dispute arising out of your use of this Web Site or its Terms of Use. We operate this Web Site from our offices within the United States of America. We make no representation that the information in this Web Site is appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to this Web Site from territories where the contents of this Web Site may be illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this Web Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. No waiver by either party of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default. The section headings used herein are for convenience only and shall not be given any legal import.

Copyright 2008 Idaho Farm Bureau Federation. All rights reserved. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

Cookies
In order to provide more customized service or to address security hazards, we occasionally use a feature of your browser called a 'cookie.' A cookie stores your member ID, and allows us to keep track of where you are in the site. A cookie is a small data file that the Web Site writes to your hard drive. We also use cookies for a number of administrative purposes; for example, to store your preferences for certain kinds of information or to store a password so that you do not have to input it every time you visit our site. We do not store any of your personal information in cookies. A cookie cannot be read by a Web Site other than the one that set the cookie. A cookie cannot read any other data off your hard drive, pass on a virus, or read cookie files created by other sites. Cookies do not contain any information that will enable anyone to contact you by telephone, e-mail, or other means. You can refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser. Your ability to interact with our Web Site, however, will be limited if cookies are disabled or refused.

Security
We use industry-standard efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of all information, regardless of whether it identifies you or not. Our security includes use of firewalls, secure socket layers, and encryption. Your password is a component of our security system. As such, it is your responsibility to protect it. Do not share your password with any third parties.

General
This Privacy Statement is incorporated into and subject to the terms of the Services Agreement and Terms of Use. If you have any questions or concerns about privacy, please send an e-mail to jthompson@idahofb.org. We may change this Privacy Statement over time to address new issues and to reflect changes to the internet and to our site. Your continued use of the Web Site following the institution of any such changes denotes your acceptance of those changes.

Third Party Collectors of Information
This Privacy Statement addresses only the use and disclosure of information we collect from you. Any information you disclose to a third party, such as other users or advertisers, is subject to that party's Privacy Statement. We encourage you to ask questions before you disclose your personal information to others.