Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

TERMS OF USE AGREEMENT

Your use of this website is subject to the following terms and conditions:

LEGAL

Proprietary Materials

 

All materials contained on this website are Copyright ©2010 New York Hall of Science, or are licensed or otherwise published by the New York Hall of Science with the permission of the owner of the material. All rights in such materials are reserved to the respective owners.

The materials posted on this site may be retrieved and downloaded pursant to the Creative Commons License, Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported, found at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/legalcode.

No materials contained on this website may otherwise be copied, modified, published, broadcast, or otherwise distributed without the prior written permission of the New York Hall of Science. Any reproduction permitted under this User Agreement must contain notice of the New York Hall of Science's copyright as follows: "Copyright ©2010 New York Hall of Science. All rights reserved."

New York Hall of Science, TryScience, NYSCI, TeachersTryscience.org, and all other names of products or services of the New York Hall of Science referred to on this website are either trademarks or registered trademarks of the New York Hall of Science. The names of other companies, products, and services referenced herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

The information contained on this website, or any other website owned, operated, licensed, or controlled by the New York Hall of Science, as well as the design and layout of such websites, contains elements protected by trade dress, copyright, or other laws, and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part. No text, logo, graphic, sound, or image from this website may be copied, except in connection with the Authorized Uses described above, or retransmitted without the express written permission of the New York Hall of Science.

While the New York Hall of Science has made every effort to maintain accurate information on this website, the information contained herein may contain errors or omissions.

THE NEW YORK HALL OF SCIENCE MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND CONCERNING THE ACCURACY, SUITABILITY, OR SAFETY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE OR ANY LINKED SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SUCH INFORMATION IS PROVIDED "AS IS," AND WITH SPECIFIC DISCLAIMER OF ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

THE NEW YORK HALL OF SCIENCE MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND THAT THE SERVICES PROVIDED BY THIS WEBSITE OR ANY LINKED SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE, OR THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVER THAT HOSTS THE SITE ARE FREE FROM VIRUSES OR OTHER FORMS OF HARMFUL COMPUTER CODE.

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE NEW YORK HALL OF SCIENCE, ITS EMPLOYEES, ITS AGENTS, OR ANYONE ELSE WHO HAS BEEN INVOLVED IN THE CREATION, PRODUCTION, OR DELIVERY OF THESE PAGES, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE OR ANY LINKED SITE.

Links

Links to other websites do not imply an endorsement of the materials disseminated at those websites, nor does the existence of a link to another site imply that the organization or person publishing at that site endorses any of the materials at this site. Links to other websites are provided by the New York Hall of Science solely as a convenience to its users. The New York Hall of Science is not responsible for the materials contained at any website linked to this site.

Interactive Material

Portions of this site may allow users to post their own material. The materials posted by users do not necessarily reflect the views of the New York Hall of Science. By posting materials to the New York Hall of Science's website, you represent that you have all necessary rights in and to such materials, and that such materials will not infringe on any personal or proprietary rights of any third parties, nor will such materials be harmful, defamatory, unlawful, threatening, obscene, lewd, lascivious, harassing, or otherwise objectionable.

The New York Hall of Science reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to review, edit, or delete any material posted by users that the New York Hall of Science for any reason whatsoever, including but not limited to a determination in the New York Hall of Science's sole judgment that such material may be harmful, defamatory, unlawful, threatening, obscene, lewd, lascivious, harassing, potentially in violation of any party's rights, or otherwise objectionable.

NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, THE NEW YORK HALL OF SCIENCE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR ANY MATERIAL COMMUNICATED BY THIRD PARTIES THROUGH THIS WEBSITE.

By posting materials to the New York Hall of Science's website, you authorize the New York Hall of Science to use, and authorize others to use, any such materials in any manner or medium.

You may not advertise or solicit on this website without the New York Hall of Science's express permission.

Jurisdiction

This website is operated by the New York Hall of Science in the United States, and is intended for use within the United States. The New York Hall of Science makes no representation that materials on this website are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

If any disputes arise relating to this website between the user and the New York Hall of Science, the user agrees that the federal or state courts of New York shall have exclusive jurisdiction over all claims, and that such claims will be adjudicated under the laws of the state of New York.

 

PRIVACY POLICY

Our General Policy

The New York Hall of Science and Teachers Tryscience recognize the importance of protecting information we may collect from visitors to this site. This privacy statement describes the privacy practices for the www.teacherstryscience.org site. We intend to give you as much control as possible over your personal information.

If you feel that Teachers Tryscience is not abiding by this privacy statement, you should first contact the Webmaster by email at admin@teacherstryscience.org. Or by post at Teachers Tryscience Webmaster, c/o New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Queens, NY 11368, or phone at +1.718.699.0005.

Security and Not Sharing

We take precautions to keep secure the user information you give us and we will not disclose that information to anyone else for any reason, except in the case of law enforcement requests as described below. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect.

Information Collection and Use

As part of the registration process you will be sharing certain user information about your self with other registered users. This information is not used for any other purpose and not shared outside the website. If you use our 'Contact Us' section, you will have to give us your e-mail address if you wish us to reply to you. After we reply, we will delete your e-mail address from our files within a reasonable time period. Like most standard Web site servers we use log files. This includes Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, and track users’ movement in the aggregate. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information.

If for some reason you need to, and you wish to remove any personal data provided to us, contact: the Webmaster by email at admin@teacherstryscience.org. Or by post at Teachers Tryscience Webmaster, c/o New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Queens, NY 11368.

Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law if we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our Web site.

Links to Other Websites

TeachersTryscience.org contains links to other websites. It is important that you understand that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of those other sites. You should be aware when you move from our site to other sites and you should read those other sites’ privacy statements to find out their practices concerning personally identifiable information that you give them. We try to indicate when you are moving onto a site that is not under our control. This privacy statement applies only to our website.

Cookies

Teacherstryscience.org pages currently uses cookies only for registration purposes and as a placeholder for reloading settings on a particular page when you return to it. However some sites, which our site links to, may use cookies for other purposes. We have no control over the use of cookies on their sites. Again, we encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of other sites you visit.

Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on our Homepage so you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected. If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please contact: the Webmaster by email at admin@teacherstryscience.org. Or by post at TryScience Webmaster, c/o New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Queens, NY 11368.

 

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