Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

How we handle private information

ONLINE PRIVACY POLICY

This Online Privacy Policy ("Policy") is a part of and is incorporated into the Terms of Service Agreement ("Agreement") for the Step13.org website.  Step13.org is a website ("Site") of Step 13, a charitable private organization under the laws of Colorado. Certain capitalized terms used here are defined in the Agreement.

We respect the privacy rights of our online visitors and recognize the importance of protecting the information collected from you. This Policy applies to information collected about you upon access to the Site. This Policy guides how we collect, store and use the information you provide online.  This Policy applies only to websites maintained by Step13.org and not to websites maintained by other unaffiliated organizations to which we link.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this policy, you should first contact Step13.org at the email address or postal address posted on the homepage.

What Information We Collect From You
This policy applies to information that personally identifies you ("Personal Information"). It does not apply to information that is considered publicly available. We may collect both personal and public information. Our primary goals in collecting Personal Information are to provide you with the information, resources and services made available through the Site, and to communicate with you.

Both Personal Information and public information about you may be collected directly from registrations you complete and submit to us on the Site. This information may also be collected indirectly from your access to the Site.

Some information about you is collected automatically when you access the Site.  Step 13 servers will automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit the Site. Collected data may include information such as your IP address, browser type or the domain from which you are visiting, and the search terms you use. We use this information to monitor your use of the Site and its services, and for the Site's technical administration. We do not associate your IP address with any other Personal Information in order to identify you, except in case of violation of the Agreement.

We use cookies and other technologies to track and monitor your movements within the Site. We may link this usage information to your Personal Information such as your domain name and host for internet access; the internet address of the site from which you came; the date and time of your access; your computer's IP address and information about its operating system, browser and host; the date and time you access the Site and the pages you have viewed. Most browsers are automatically set to accept cookies whenever you visit a website. You can disable cookies or set your browser to alert you when cookies are being sent. The Step 13 web based system will issue cookies when you access the Site, unless you have disabled them on your browser. If you disable cookies, you make not have access to some of the Site's services or certain features of the Site may not function properly.

What We Do With Collected Information
We use both Personal Information and public information collected about you to carry out business activities in connection with our programs. Information obtained during your Site visit may be used to examine the patterns of Site usage in order to improve the Site design and functionality.

Other Parties
Other parties with websites accessible through this Site may require you to disclose Personal Information in order to register for or gain access to their information or services. Your Personal Information will be subject to the privacy policy and practices of the other party. Step 13 is not responsible for the privacy practices and policies of the other party whose information or services are available through this Site. You should review the privacy practices and policies of the other party prior to providing your Personal Information in connection with such information or services.

What Information Do We Share With Others
We do not, except as noted below, share or disclose your Personal Information with other parties for any purpose which is not related to Step 13 business activities.

Personal Information may be shared with other parties who provide services to us, at our direction and only in connection with our business activities. Our service providers are obligated to keep Personal Information we share with them confidential and use it only to provide services specified by us.

We cooperate with government and law enforcement officials or private parties to enforce and comply with the law. We may disclose any information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims, comply with legal process (including subpoenas), protect the property and rights of Step 13, or a third party, enhance the safety of the public or any person, to prevent or stop any illegal, unethical, or legally actionable activity.

 

TERMS OF SERVICE AGREEMENT
 
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS OF SERVICE AND ONLINE PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY. WHEN YOU USE THE Step13 WEBSITE YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD, AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND POLICIES
 
TERMS OF SERVICE
 
Use of Content
 
All content included on this Site has been developed and posted to the Site by Step13 or other users authorized by Step13 subject to their abiding by strict agreements governing content and intellectual property rights. In using this website, you agree to limit you use of any content included on this Site to the express terms of use set forth for the Site.
 
Linked Sites
 
This Site may contain links to other websites belonging to third parties. Through these links other third parties may make available to you additional information. Step13 provides these links as matter of convenience in order to provide additional services to you while visiting this Site.
 
Content included on a third party website is the property of the third party. You agree that your use of any linked site is subject to the terms of use and privacy policies established by the third party for their respective site.
 
Trademarks
 
Step13, and other Step13 graphics, logos, images, page headers, button icons, scripts, and service names are registered trademarks, trademarks or proprietary information of Step13. These trademarks may be included on this Site or any linked site.
 
You may not use any of these trademarks or other proprietary information without the express written consent of Step13. You may not use any metadata, meta elements or meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing Step13’s name or trademarks without the express written consent of Step13.
 
Illegal or Abusive Usage is Prohibited
  • You agree not to upload, post or otherwise transmit through this Site any content that is or could appear to be false, inaccurate, misleading, defamatory, libellous, threatening or harassing. 
  • You agree not to upload, post or otherwise transmit through this Site any content that infringes or could appear to infringe on anyone’s intellectual property rights including any copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, or other proprietary rights of publicity or privacy.
  • You agree not to upload, post or otherwise transmit through this Site any content that contains any software virus, spyware, malware or other harmful computer code, files or programs that are designed and intended to interrupt, damage, destroy or limit the functionality of the software and hardware supporting the computer operation of this Site.   
  • You agree not to abuse, harass, threaten, impersonate or intimidate other users of this Site or to use this Site for any other unlawful or unauthorized purpose.
 
Unlawful usage of this Site, including the unauthorized use, reproduction or distribution of content included on or throughout this Site is expressly forbidden.
 
Electronic Communication
 
When you visit this Site, you are communicating with Step13 electronically and hereby consent to receive communications from Step13 electronically. Step13 will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on this Site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that Step13 provides to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
 
Disclaimer of Warranties, Limitation of Liability and Indemnification
 
THIS SITE AND ALL INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS AND SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED BY Step13 ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS.  Step13 MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS SITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, RESOURCES (INCLUDING SOFTWARE) OR SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THIS SITE, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED IN WRITING. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.
 
Step13 IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR CONTENT, MATERIALS, RESOURCES OR SERVICES PROVIDED BY ANY THIRD PARTY INCLUDED ON OR WHICH MAY BE ACCESIBLE THROUGH THIS SITE.
 
TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, Step13 DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Step13 DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE; INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, RESOURCES (INCLUDING SOFTWARE) OR SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THIS SITE; THEIR SERVERS; OR E-MAIL SENT FROM Step13 ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.  DANIELS  FUND WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE OR FROM ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, RESOURCES (INCLUDING SOFTWARE) OR SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THIS SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED IN WRITING.
 
YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS  Step13, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, CONTRACTORS AND EACH OF THEIR SUCCESSOR AND ASSIGNS WITH RESPECT TO YOUR USE OF THIS SITE AND ANY COST, LOSS, EXPENSE, LIABILITY, DAMAGE, CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO YOUR USE OF THIS SITE TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMITED BY LAW.  THIS INDEMNIFICATION SHALL INCLUDE Step13’S COSTS AND REASONABLE ATTORNEYS’ FEES.
 
Applicable Law
 
By visiting this Site, you agree that the laws of the state of Colorado, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Terms of Service and any dispute of any sort that might arise.
 
Disputes
 
Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to this Site or to resources or services distributed by Step13 shall be adjudicated in any county, state or federal court in the City and County of Denver, Colorado, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts.
 

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