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Terms and Conditions of Use

Our website address is: https://www.mhsfund.org offers content and information about our services for the general public. By using the website, you agree to accept and comply with the following terms, conditions and disclaimers of use (“Terms of Use”):

Our organization reserves the right to change the content of the website, including without limit these Terms of Use at any time without notice. Your continued use of the website constitutes your acceptance of such changes. These Terms of Use only apply to your use of the website and your continued use of the website constitutes your acceptance of such changes.

We use reasonable efforts to provide timely Material via the website. We make no warranty, representation, or guaranty as to the content, sequence, accuracy, timeliness or completeness of any of the Material. By using the website, you agree that the Material is provided “as is, as available” without warranty – express or implied – of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and you agree that you use the website at your own risk.

The Material includes, as a convenience to you, links to websites that are not part of the website. Our organization (i) does not endorse or recommend the services found on any website reached through these links and (ii) is not responsible for any services or goods provided by any company or entity through websites reached by these links. Our organization shall not be liable for any damages or costs arising out of or in any way connected with your use of any Material accessed through the website.

By using the website, you also agree that our organization and any other parties involved in creating, maintaining, and delivering the Material shall have no liability for direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, or consequential damages with respect to the Material contained on or accessed through the website.

The applications accessed through the website provide a visual display of the Materials. Our organization assumes no liability for any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies in the Material regardless of how caused. Our organization assumes no liability for any decisions you made or actions taken or not taken by you in reliance on the Material.

Our organization and our service providers, such as Google Analytics, use automated technologies such as cookies, pixels and similar technologies to collect information about your device and use of the website. This information may include your IP address, browser characteristics, operating system, domain name, the site from which you enter our websites, dates and times of your visits, the language your system uses, and the country and time zone in which your device is located. These automated technologies also permit the collection of “clickstream data,” which may include information about the content you access while browsing our websites (such as the pages you visit and how much time you spend on each page). The information generated by the Google Analytics cookie about your use of our website is transmitted to and stored by Google.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year. 

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

When you submit a form, we may add your name to our database of clients and potential clients who may receive periodic updates. If you are added to such a list, you may opt-out by sending an email to us with “Unsubscribe” in the subject and a brief message including the address you would like to have removed. We reserve the right to provide (on a limited basis) this information to marketing partners, should the need arise.

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media- If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Embedded content from other websites – Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data – If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information. 

What rights you have over your data – If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data – Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.




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