MACC Fund Website Disclaimer

 

The MACC Fund (Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer, Inc.) website (www.maccfund.org) is intended to serve as an information system providing general background and history about the MACC Fund, its programs and special events, and the research it supports. Additionally, we are pleased to provide links to outside resources related to cancer treatment, support, and community building. Our site and the linked information within are not in any way intended as a substitute for professional medical advice. Users should consult in person with an appropriate and accredited health care professional concerning their specific conditions.

MACC Fund Website Policies

Links to External Sites & Resources

Links featured on this site will direct visitors to resources and websites maintained by institutions and organizations with which the MACC Fund has no association. These links are provided merely for convenience of reference only, and are not intended as an endorsement of any organization by the MACC Fund. The MACC Fund makes no representation that the information contained on these outside sites is accurate or current, nor do we vouch for the confidentiality of electronic mail directed or dissemination of information to these sites.

Online Event Registration

The MACC Fund, Inc. is pleased to offer online registration through our web site. We also have a strong partnership with kintera.com and offer online registration via their site as well. Please read the disclaimers and policies put forth by kintera.com or other online registration sites associated with a particular event to familiarize yourself with each company's terms and conditions of use.

Entry fees for any MACC Fund event, online registered or manual registration, cannot be refunded.

Policy Amendments

In the event that the MACC Fund, Inc. introduces technologies or programs on our web site that would affect the privacy interests of our visitors, we will amend and update our policies.

Privacy

Email messages transmitted to the MACC Fund are not posted for viewing by other website users. We understand the importance of privacy to our supporters, donors, and friends visiting our web site. As such, it is the policy of the MACC Fund not to give or sell confidential or personal information about our supporters, donors, and friends to any third party. In simple terms, this means that we will not share or release your email address or other personal information without your permission. We treat our data as an asset that must be protected against loss and unauthorized access. Access to data is limited to MACC Fund personnel.

You can view our full privacy policy here.

Security

All e-commerce transactions made via the MACC Fund's website are conducted in a secure environment. This includes online gifts and any purchases made through our "Shop 4 Hope" online store. We provide this secure environment using state-of-the-art SSL technology provided through hosting.com (our hosting provider) and Kintera Blackbaud (our online e-commerce provider).

Shipping, Handling & Returning Online Merchandise

All pricing includes Shipping & Handling charges.

Items purchased from the MACC Fund web site or Trek 100 site will be shipped within 3-5 business days of purchase. In the event that an item in our e-commerce catalog is out-of-stock or has become unavailable, a MACC Fund representative will contact with you to make special arrangements.

All items will be shipped via the US Postal Service. Special shipping arrangements can be made by contacting us via e-mail or by calling our offices at 1.800.248.8735. The purchaser will incur an additional, related shipping charges when special arrangements are requested.

In the event of a return, shipping and handling charges will not be refunded.

A full refund will be issued for undamaged, unused merchandise returned within 30 days of purchase. Proof of purchase and original packaging must accompany merchandise. Please send returns to:

MACC Fund
10000 Innovation Drive
Suite 135
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Use of this Website

You may use this Website for lawful purposes only and only in accordance with these Terms of Use. You are prohibited from using on this Website, from transmitting to or through this Website, or linking to or from this Website (i) any unlawful, threatening, obscene, defamatory, libelous, harassing, pornographic, hateful or ethnically, racially or otherwise objectionable or harmful material, (ii) any material that would contribute to a civil or criminal offense, otherwise violates any law, or which infringes on any intellectual property right, (iii) any content referencing, facilitating, promoting or using the following: gambling, gaming, lottery, raffles, drawings, or prize promotions of any kind, including one of chance or skill that awards or provides a prize of value to a winner; or (iv) content that is used in a manner that is contrary to the MACC Fund’s public image, goodwill, reputation or mission, or in a manner that is otherwise inappropriate, derogatory or offensive (collectively, "Objectionable Material"), in each case, as determined by the MACC Fund in its sole and absolute discretion. The MACC Fund reserves the right to delete, destroy or otherwise remove (or to require you to delete, destroy or otherwise remove) any Objectionable Material. Any information submitted or communicated to MACC Fund through use of this Website that does not include personal information or data about you is non-confidential and non-proprietary, and the MACC Fund may, without compensation to you, incorporate, distribute or otherwise use such information for any commercial or non-commercial purpose. The MACC Fund is under no obligation to use or post any such information and may remove any information it does post at any time in its sole discretion, with or without notice to you. With the exception of any information posted on a Personal Homepage or used in connection with a Video (which is governed by the Service Terms and Conditions), any personal information or data submitted to the MACC Fund through use this Website is governed by the terms of the Privacy Policy.

You hereby agree that you will hold indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the MACC Fund and its officers, directors, employees, and volunteers from all claims arising out of or related to your access or use of, or your inability to access or use, this Website, including any information or material viewed or downloaded from this Website or another website to which it is linked that appear to you or are construed by you to be obscene, offensive, or defamatory.

Intellectual Property

This Website (including without limitation, the information, content, or services provided on this Website, and the design and layout of this Website) is protected by copyright, trademark and other proprietary and intellectual property rights of the MACC Fund or third parties. Except as expressly permitted herein, no portion of this Website, including trademarks, logos and service marks, may be reproduced, displayed, downloaded (including without limitation, any pictures or images), or used in any form, or by any means, without the prior written permission from the MACC Fund.

MACC Fund names and logos, trade dress, and all related product and service names, design marks and slogans (including "Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer", "MACC Fund", “Trek 100”, “Trek 100 – Ride for Hope”) are the trademarks or service marks of the MACC Fund ("MACC Fund Marks"). While we understand that you may not intend to cause any harm by using our protected MACC Fund Marks, your use of any of the MACC Fund Marks may suggest a relationship or sponsorship of your organization that simply does not exist with the MACC Fund. Moreover, as trademark and service mark owners, we are obligated under federal and common law to police the use of our marks and must monitor such for unauthorized use; otherwise, we risk the abandonment of our marks as well as the inability to enforce our rights against other third parties. Accordingly, you may not use or reproduce any of the MACC Fund Marks without out express, prior written consent.

The MACC Fund hereby grants to you a non-exclusive and non-transferable license to view and print information, documents and web pages located on this Website for non-commercial or educational use within your organization only, subject to the terms and conditions set forth in our Privacy Policy and the following conditions:

  1. The material may only be used for non-commercial purposes;
  2. The copies must retain any copyright, intellectual property, proprietary or other notices or disclaimers contained in the original material;
  3. The products, technology or processes described on this Website may be the subject of other intellectual property rights reserved by the MACC Fund or by other third parties. No license is granted in respect of those intellectual property rights; and
  4. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in these Terms of Use or this Copyright Policy, all photos, images, and personal testimonies on this site are not subject to the license granted herein and may not be copied, reproduced or appropriated in any manner without express, written permission of the MACC Fund.

Except as set forth above or otherwise expressly permitted in our Copyright Policy, (i) the documents, information, content, pictures, images, HTML code, and web pages on this Website may not be copied, reproduced, republished, retransmitted, sold, modified, used, or exploited in any other way, and (ii) nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right under or to any intellectual property right including, without limitation, any patent, trademark, service mark or copyright of the MACC Fund or of any third party.

You agree that any person to whom the content is provided directly or indirectly through you, will be advised of the terms of this Agreement, and that each such person is bound by these terms. You may in no way modify, reformulate, adapt, alter, adjust, change, disassemble, frame or decrypt any of the contents of this Website.

Site Inquiries & Questions

If you have any questions about the MACC Fund's Web Site Disclaimer and Policies, or the management of our Web Site, please contact:

MACC Fund
Development Officer
Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer (MACC Fund, Inc.)
10000 Innovation Drive
Suite 135
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Toll Free: 1.800.248.8735

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