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Please note: Web pages on the St. Croix Scenic Byway Site containing one or more links to external Internet sites may carry the above statement, in its entirety. The statement is also available by clicking the disclaimer link located in the footer of each page.
For site security and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, the St. Croix Scenic Byway may employ software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, deny service, otherwise cause damage or access non-public information.
About Copyright and the Contents of the Web Site
Whenever possible, the St. Croix Scenic Byway provides factual information about copyright owners and related matters. As an organization that receives some public funding the St. Croix Scenic Byway may have an obligation to provide, for personal use only, certain electronic versions of copyrighted materials at no charge. While the St. Croix Scenic Byway does not charge permission fees for personal use of such material, it does not grant permission to any person or entity to publish or otherwise distribute material on the St. Croix Scenic Byway web site. Permission and possible fees may be required from the copyright owner independently of the St. Croix Scenic Byway. It is the user’s obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other use restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found on the St. Croix Scenic Byway’s web site. Transmission or reproduction of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Users must make their own assessments of rights in light of their intended use.
Privacy and Publicity Rights
Privacy and publicity rights reflect separate and distinct interests from copyright interests. Patrons desiring to use materials from this website bear the responsibility of making individualized determinations as to whether privacy and publicity rights are implicated by the nature of the materials and how they use such materials.
User Privacy and Cookies
The St. Croix Scenic Byway site may use software programs to create statistics that are used for assessing what information is of most or least interest to our users, determining optimal technical design specifications, and identifying system performance issues. The St. Croix Scenic Byway strives to provide the best experience for our Web site users. To help us achieve this goal, the St. Croix Scenic Byway may employ use of “cookies”. “Cookies” are text files that have unique identifiers associated with them and are used to store and retrieve information that allow Web sites to recognize returning users, track online purchases, or maintain and serve customized Web pages. Cookies may be classified as either “session” or “persistent.” Session cookies expire when the user exits the browser, while persistent cookies can remain on the user’s computer for a specified length of time.
Cookies can be used to collect or store the following information:
- The name of the domain from which you access the Internet
- The Internet Protocol address of the computer you are using
- The date and time you access the Byway’s site
- The pages you visit
- The Internet address of the Web site from which you linked directly to our site
- Characteristics of your system configuration including browser type, operating system, monitor resolution, and connection speed.
If you choose to provide us with personal information, for example by sending an email message, the St. Croix Scenic Byway will use this information to respond to your request. The St. Croix Scenic Byway does not share personal information with outside organizations without obtaining your permission.
Email Spam Blocking
If you sent an email directly to a St. Croix Scenic Byway mailbox and it was blocked, your email may have been inadvertently captured by our spam filter. The St. Croix Scenic Byway may use measures that are generally effective against blocking spam. Any approach to filtering, however, results in some legitimate mail being lost. The St. Croix Scenic Byway continues to monitor the situation to keep spam at a manageable level and minimize the loss of legitimate email.
Linking to the St. Croix Scenic Byway’s Web site
As an organization that receives some public funding the St. Croix Scenic Byway may have an obligation to provide, for personal use only, certain electronic versions of copyrighted materials at no charge. While the St. Croix Scenic Byway does not charge permission fees for personal use of such material, it does not grant permission to any person or entity to publish or otherwise distribute material on the St. Croix Scenic Byway Web site. However, the St. Croix Scenic Byway requests that your link to the Byway Web site be presented in a manner that does not give the impression that the St. Croix Scenic Byway is making an express or implied endorsement of any good or service provided on your Web site and, that the link is presented in a manner that clearly indicates that the user is leaving one site and accessing another.