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Privacy and Terms of Use

PRIVACY STATEMENT
It is our goal to respect the “on-line” privacy of visitors to any VAA website. We use tracking technology to gather information about the number of visitors to our website. Personally identifiable information, like an e-mail address, is used primarily for the purpose of administering and executing existing information for member records and applications.

VAA WEBSITES TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
Use of the VAA website (the term “website” refers to the site itself and all web pages) is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein (the “Terms and Conditions of Use”). Your use of this website constitutes your agreement to all of the Terms and Conditions of Use. Additionally, the VAA website may contain additional terms that govern particular features or offers (for example, discussion boards, listserv, and downloads).

This VAA website (publicly viewable at www.vintageaircraft.org and www.eaavintage.org) is owned and operated by the EAA Vintage Aircraft Association.

This website contains links to other websites, web pages, and services also operated by other EAA divisions, or affiliates (the “Other EAA Sites”), and your use of each Other EAA Site is subject to the Terms and Conditions of Use and such other terms and guidelines, if any, as are contained within each Other EAA Site. In the event that any of the Terms and Conditions of Use conflict with the other terms and guidelines contained within any particular Other EAA Site, then the other terms and guidelines for such Other EAA Site shall control. You agree to click on the links to and familiarize yourself with the Terms and Conditions of Use and other terms and guidelines found throughout this website and the Other EAA Sites and abide by them if you choose to use the sites, pages or services to which they apply.

This website is for your personal and non-commercial use. Except as expressly agreed herein, you may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from this website without the express written consent of the VAA. As a condition of your use of the EAA websites, you agree that you will not use the EAA websites for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the EAA websites in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the EAA websites or interfere with any other party’s use of the EAA websites. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the EAA websites.

This website may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. VAA and the third parties that provide content on this site may make improvements and/or changes in the products, services, programs, and prices described in this website at any time without notice. VAA reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the VAA websites are offered, including but not limited to any charges associated with the use of the VAA websites. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these terms and conditions.

Use of this website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of the Terms and Conditions of Use.

Use of this website is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained herein shall limit VAA’s right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of this website or information provided to or gathered by VAA with respect to such use. If any part of the Terms and Conditions of Use is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth below, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.

A printed version of the Terms and Conditions of Use and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this website or the Terms and Conditions of Use to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

We are continually improving and adding new functionality and features to this website and improving and adding to its existing products, services and programs. Because of these ongoing changes, changes in the law and the changing nature of technology, our data practices will change from time to time. If and when our data practices change, we will post the changes on this website to notify you of the changes. We encourage you to check this page frequently.

The Terms and Conditions of Use represent the entire understanding relating to the use of this website and prevail over any prior or contemporaneous, conflicting or additional, communications.

DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE AT THIS WEBSITE
Permission to use documents (including white papers, press releases, datasheets and FAQs,) from this website is granted, provided that (1) the below copyright notice appears in all copies and that both the copyright notice and this permission notice appear, (2) use of such Documents from this website is for informational and non-commercial or personal use only and will not be copied or posted on any network computer or broadcast in any media, and (3) no modifications of any Documents are made. Use for any other purpose, without the express written consent of the VAA, is expressly prohibited by law, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible.
Documents specified above do not include the design or layout of this website or any Other EAA Site. Elements of this website and Other EAA Sites are protected by law and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part. No logo, graphic, sound or image from this website or any Other EAA Site may be copied or retransmitted unless expressly permitted by EAA.

EAA AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS AND PHOTOS PUBLISHED IN THIS website FOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SUCH DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS AND PHOTOS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. EAA AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
IN NO EVENT SHALL EAA AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THIS website, AND WHETHER OR NOT EAA HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

SOFTWARE AVAILABLE AT THIS WEBSITE
Unless otherwise expressly stated herein, any software that is made available to you to download from this website (the “Software”) shall be the copyrighted work of EAA and/or its suppliers. In any event, your use of the Software shall be governed by the terms of the end user license agreement which accompanies or is included with the Software (the “License Agreement”). You shall not install any Software that is accompanied by or includes a License Agreement, unless you first agree to the terms of the License Agreement.

SOFTWARE IS WARRANTED, IF AT ALL, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS OF THE LICENSE AGREEMENT. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH IN THE LICENSE AGREEMENT, SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND AND EAA AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH RESPECT TO THE SOFTWARE, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

IN NO EVENT SHALL EAA AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF SOFTWARE, AVAILABLE FROM THIS website, AND WHETHER OR NOT EAA HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

LINKING TO EAA WEBSITES
The following organizations may link to EAA websites, without prior written approval from EAA:

    EAA Chapters/Squadrons;
    Aviation Type Clubs;
    Aviation Associations;
    Government agencies;
    Search engines;
    News organizations; and
    Online directory distributors when they list the VAA in the directory may link to the VAA websites in the same manner as they hyperlink to the websites of other listed businesses

These organizations may link to VAA’s home page, so long as the link: (a) is not in any way misleading; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site. VAA may consider and approve other link requests at its sole discretion.

FRAMING
Without prior approval and express written permission, you may not create frames around VAA’s web pages or use other techniques that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of our website.

VAA shall have no responsibility or liability for any content appearing on your website. You agree to indemnify and defend VAA against all claims arising out of or based upon your website. No link(s) may appear on any page on your website or within any context containing content or materials that may be interpreted as libelous, obscene or criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third party rights.

RESERVATION OF RIGHTS
VAA reserves the right at any time, and in its sole discretion, to request that you remove all links or any particular link to VAA’s websites from your site. You agree to immediately remove all links to VAA’s website upon such request. VAA also reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions and its linking policy at any time. By continuing to link to the VAA websites, you agree to be bound to and abide by these linking terms and conditions.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
Certain links in this website will let you leave this website for other websites, web pages or services not operated by VAA or its divisions/affiliates (“Third Party Sites”). Third Party Sites are not under the control of VAA and VAA is not responsible for the contents of any linked Third Party Site or any link contained in a Third Party Site, or any changes or updates to such Third Party Sites. VAA is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by VAA of the site.

USE OF VAA ONLINE COMMUNITY
This website may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, calendar of events, personal web pages, chapter web pages, communities and/or other message or communication facilities (collectively, “VAA Online Community”), you agree to use the VAA Online Community only to send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular VAA Online Community. Without limiting the foregoing, you agree that you will not:

    Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others;
    Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information;
    Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents;
    Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer;
    Advertise or offer to sell any goods or services for any commercial purpose, unless such service specifically allows such use;
    Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters;
    Download any file posted by another user within the VAA Online Community that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner;
    Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded;
    Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the VAA Online Community;
    Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent;
    Violate any applicable laws or regulations.

VAA reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the VAA Online Community services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.

VAA has no obligation to monitor the VAA Online Community. However, VAA reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in VAA’s sole discretion.

You acknowledge that the VAA Online Community is public and not private communications, therefore your communications may be read by others without your knowledge. VAA does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in the VAA Online Community and, therefore, VAA specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the VAA Online Community and any actions resulting from your participation in any VAA Online Community. VAA Online Community administrators and hosts are not authorized VAA spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of VAA.

MATERIALS PROVIDED TO VAA OR POSTED ON VAA WEBSITES
VAA does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to VAA (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input, or submit to any VAA website or its associated services (collectively “submissions”). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing, or submitting your submission you are granting VAA, its affiliated companies, and necessary sublicensees permission to use your submission for association business purposes including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate, and reformat your submission; and to publish your name in connection with your submission.

No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your submission, as provided herein. VAA is under no obligation to post, publish, or use any submission you may provide and may remove any submission at any time in VAA’s sole discretion.

By posting, uploading, inputting, providing, or submitting your submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input, or submit the submissions.

TRADEMARKS
The use of any or all of VAA’s trademarks or trade names or those of its divisions or affiliates (see Appendix A) without express written permission is strictly prohibited in any manner, shape or form, commercial or private. This applies regardless of whether the use is sold, worn by employees, or given away / distributed at no cost to the recipient.

VAA retains the right, to enforce its rights against any person(s) violating VAA’s Copyright/Media and Trademarks Policy, especially those who attempt to sell Recordings or use VAA trade marks or trade names for commercial purposes without express written permission from VAA. Violators shall be subject to all available remedies of U.S. and International law, including injunctive relief.

Use of AirVenture-related logos, words, graphics, designs, photographs (film or digital) and/ or any other images that depict or reference the annual VAA AirVenture convention/fly-in (including any use that commemorates, denotes, references or otherwise makes some association with the EAA AirVenture convention/fly-in) without the prior written consent of EAA is strictly prohibited. This includes, without limitation, commercial uses, giveaways, advertising, promotions, endorsements, sales, rentals, displays, or products or services.

Any use, attempted use, or registration of any trade mark or trade name that is similar or confusingly similar to the marks listed in Appendix A is strictly prohibited. VAA reserves the right to amend and update this policy and Appendix A at any time. See http://www.eaa.org/disclaimer.html for an up to date version of this document.

APPENDIX A
EAA / EAA affiliate Trade Marks and Trade Names
Use of corresponding logos and designs also prohibited
(Combinations also prohibited)

    Aeronautica®
    Aerobatics USA®
    AirVenture®
    AirVenture Oshkosh™
    AirVenture Today™
    EAA ®
    EAA AirVenture Museum®
    EAA Aviation Foundation®
    EAA Convention™
    EAA Homebuilders™
    EAA Division ™
    EAA Flight Advisor ™
    EAA Flying Start™
    EAA Sport Aviation®
    EAA Sport Pilot®
    EAA Tailwinds™
    EAA Ultralights®
    EAA Vintage®
    EAA Vision of Eagles™
    EAA Wearhouse™
    EAA X-Flyer®
    Experimental Aircraft Association™
    Experimenter®
    Fly With The First Team™
    Flying Start®
    Gateway To Aviation ™
    IAC™ / International Aerobatic Club™
    Kidventure EAA ®
    Mentor™ / NAFI Mentor™
    NAFI™ / National Association of Flight Instructors™
    Oshkosh™
    Oshkosh Convention™
    Oshkosh 2006™
    Oshkosh Fly-In™
    Sport Aerobatics®
    Sport Aviation Club™
    Sportair®
    The EAA Sky Shoppe™
    The Leader In Recreational Aviation ®
    We Put The Fun In Flying®
    Young Eagles®
    Warbirds of America®
    World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration®VAA

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