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This sierraclubmass.org website ("our site" or "this site") is owned and operated by the Sierra Club Massachusetts Chapter. Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using our site. By using this site, you automatically agree to all of these terms of use. The Sierra Club may revise these terms from time to time. If you continue to use our site after we post changes to these terms and conditions, it will mean that you accept those changes.

Use of Materials on this Site: The Sierra Club maintains this site for your personal information, education, and communication. Please feel free to browse our site. All materials on our site, including but not limited to artwork, photographs, graphics, audio clips, video clips, text and trademarks, are the sole property of the Sierra Club or its licensees. The exclusive rights to all materials on this site are protected by U.S. and international laws of copyright, trademark and unfair competition. Unless otherise noted, most graphics contained within are created using CorelDraw, are © Copyright 1997-2010 Corel Corporation, and used license to the webmaster. Fonts that appear in graphic images are © Copyright 1997-2010 Corel Corporation or © Copyright 2001-2012 Microsoft Corporation and are used under license to the webmaster. It is in keeping with the Sierra Club's mission to encourage public discourse and activism regarding conservation of the natural environment. Accordingly, unless particular materials are specifically restricted as noted on the web page, it is the Sierra Club's policy to allow limited reproduction and distribution of the materials posted on our site as follows: You may copy, reproduce and distribute content from this site provided that: (1) the particular article or section is reproduced in its entirety in its original form; you may not edit or otherwise change the substance of the content, or change or delete any copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices; (2) all copies include a statement that the material was reproduced from sierraclubmass.org with permission of the Sierra Club Massachusetts Chapter; (3) all copies include the following notice "Copyright ©2002-2014 Sierra Club Massachusetts Chapter. All Rights Reserved."; (4) the copies are distributed only for the noncommercial educational or public policy purposes of promoting conservation of the natural environment; and (5) the copies are distributed at no charge, or at most, at actual cost. Provided you comply with all of these conditions, the Sierra Club grants you a non- exclusive, nontransferable license to use the materials on our site.

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Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall the Sierra Club be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or inability to use, the materials on our site, even if the Sierra Club or a Sierra Club-authorized representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation may not apply to you. In no event shall the Sierra Club's total liability to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action, including but not limited to negligence, arising out of our in connection with your use of this site, exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing this site.

 

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