Terms of Service & Privacy Policy 

Website Terms and Conditions of Use

1. Terms

By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.

2. Use License
  1. Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (documents and images) on Western Field Ornithologists's web site for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:
    1. modify or copy the materials;
    2. use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
    3. remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
    4. transfer the materials to another person or "mirror" the materials on any other server.
  2. This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Western Field Ornithologists at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.
3. Disclaimer
  1. The materials on Western Field Ornithologists's web site are provided "as is". Western Field Ornithologists makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, Western Field Ornithologists does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.
4. Limitations

In no event shall Western Field Ornithologists or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Western Field Ornithologists's Internet site, even if Western Field Ornithologists or a Western Field Ornithologists authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

5. Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on Western Field Ornithologists's web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Western Field Ornithologists does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. Western Field Ornithologists may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. Western Field Ornithologists does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

6. Links

Western Field Ornithologists has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Western Field Ornithologists of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user's own risk.

7. Site Terms of Use Modifications

Western Field Ornithologists may revise these terms of use for its web site at any time without notice. By using this web site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

8. Governing Law

Any claim relating to Western Field Ornithologists's web site shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

General Terms and Conditions applicable to Use of a Web Site.

Privacy Policy

Updated September 1, 2022.
This privacy policy (“Policy”) describes how Western Field Ornithologists, Inc., a California nonprofit corporation (“WFO”) collects, uses and shares personal information of its members, visitors and other users of the website https://www.westernfieldornithologists.org (the “Site”). This Policy applies whenever you visit the Site or use Services. “Services” may include, but are not limited to, offering, distribution and circulation of newsletters (incl., Western Birds and Information), research, reports, articles and periodicals, journals, photographs, video and/or audio services, online conferences, events, email and text message services, RSS feeds, message boards, forums, chat areas, tools, calendars, and other services and information offered by WFO and/or provided through the Site. As used throughout the remainder of this Policy, the term “Site” shall collectively refer to both (i) the Site, and (ii) the Services. This Policy does not apply to websites that post different statements. Please see the full policy here.