Notice: This Internet Agreement was posted on July 26, 2006
General: Welcome to Phoenix
FEA website, home of PHOENIX FEA. As part of our online service,
the Phoenix Federal Executive Association agrees to provide you
with information and other computer related services subject to the terms of this agreement. Upon notice published through
this agreement, the Phoenix Federal Executive Association has the
exclusive right to amend or modify these terms at any time. You agree to use Phoenix
FEA website in accordance with this agreement.
Disclaimer of Endorsement: Reference herein to any specific commercial products,
process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement,
recommendation, or favoring by the Phoenix Federal Executive Association . The views and opinions of authors expressed herein
do not necessarily state or reflect those of the nor any of its members , Regional
Councils, Chapters, or employees, and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.
References from PHOENIX FEA or from any computer related services sponsored
by the Phoenix Federal Executive Associationto any individual, governmental or non-governmental entity, product, service or
information does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by the Phoenix Federal Executive Association nor any of its
members , Regional Councils, Chapters, or employees. Also, the Phoenix
Federal Executive Association nor any of its members , Regional Councils, Chapters, or employees is not responsible for the
content of any "off-site" web pages referenced from PHOENIX FEA
and all of the information is provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind either express or implied.
Disclaimer of Liability: With respect to documents available from PHOENIX FEA, neither
the Phoenix Federal Executive Association nor any of its members , Regional Councils, Chapters, or employees, does not make
any warranty, express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, or assumes
any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product,
or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights.
Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall the
Phoenix Federal Executive Association nor any of its members , Regional Councils, Chapters, or employees be liable for any
direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, Phoenix
FEA materials or PHOENIX FEA or any other computer related service. You specifically acknowledge and agree that the Phoenix
Federal Executive Association nor any of its members , Regional Councils, Chapters, or employees is not liable for any defamatory,
offensive or illegal conduct of any user. If you are dissatisfied with any Phoenix
FEA material, PHOENIX FEA, computer related services or with any
of the Phoenix FEA’s terms and conditions in this agreement,
your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Phoenix
Phoenix FEA may allow you
to purchase different types of products and services online that are provided by other parties. Phoenix FEA is not responsible
for the quality, accuracy, and timeliness, reliability or any other aspect of these products and services. You release the
Phoenix Federal Executive Associationits members , Regional Councils,
Chapters, or employees from any damages that you incur, and agree not to assert any claims against them, arising from your
use of these products or services.
Bulletin Boards, Forums, Discussion Groups, E-Mail Messages, and Chat Rooms:
This service may include bulletin boards, forums, discussion groups, e-mail messages, and/or chat rooms ("bulletin boards")
which allow feedback to Phoenix FEA its members, Regional Councils, Chapters or employees and/or real-time interaction between
users. Phoenix FEA does not control the messages, information or files delivered to bulletin boards or e-mail messages. It
is a condition of your use of the bulletin boards, discussion groups, e-mail messages, chat rooms and PHOENIX
FEA that you do not:
- Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and
enjoying the bulletin boards, forms, discussions groups, e-mail messages, chat rooms, or PHOENIX
- Post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous,
defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent information of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions
constituting or encouraging that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any
local, state, national or international law.
- Post or transmit any information, software or other material
which violates or infringes upon the rights of others, including material which is an invasion of privacy or publicity rights
or which is protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right, or derivative works with respect thereto, without
first obtaining permission from the owner or right holder.
- Post or transmit any information, software or other material,
which contains a virus or other harmful component.
- Post, transmit or in any way exploit any information, software
or other material for commercial purposes, or which contains advertising.
You understand that the Phoenix Federal Executive Association nor any of its members
, Regional Councils, Chapters, or employees has no obligation to monitor the bulletin boards, forms, discussions groups, e-mail
messages, or chat rooms. However, the Phoenix Federal Executive Association , reserves the right at all times, to disclose
any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or governmental request, or to refuse to post or to remove any
information or materials, in whole or in part, which are objectionable or in violation of these terms and conditions.
System abuse on the Phoenix
FEA website is strictly prohibited. The Phoenix Federal Executive
Association may terminate or modify service immediately and may bill for any resulting support charges if the user and/or
client engages in system abuse.
Following is a list of actions, which has been defined as system abuse. This
list is non-exclusive; any action about which there is any doubt should be referred to the Phoenix
Federal Executive Associationfor evaluation.
Actions, which constitute system abuse include, but are not limited to:
- Attempting to circumvent user authentication or security
of any user, host, or account on the Phoenix FEA website or the
Internet at large ("cracking");
- Attempting, in any way, to interfere with or deny
service to any user, host, or account on the Phoenix FEA website;
forging email posting header information;
- Sending large numbers of unsolicited mail messages
(i.e. "junk mail"); this includes adding or attempting to add addresses to any mailing list without explicit positive consent
of the addressee on the Phoenix FEA website .
- Forwarding or posting "chain letters" (multiple forwarding)
of any type;
- Posting inappropriate messages to the Phoenix
FEA website newsgroups e.g., posting large numbers of unsolicited posts indiscriminately ("spamming"), or posting encoded
binary files to the Phoenix FEA website newsgroups not specifically
named for that purpose;
- Attempting to cancel, supersede, or otherwise interfere
with email other than one's own on the Phoenix FEA website;
- Engaging in harassment, whether through language,
frequency, or size of messages;
- Using an account at another provider to promote the
Phoenix FEA Web site in an abusive manner;
- Using an
account or any account on the Phoenix FEA website connection
to collect replies to messages sent from another provider which violate these rules or those of that provider;
- Reselling Phoenix
FEA services to third parties who do not abide by these guidelines.
Electronic Mail Policy:
It is not the policy of the Phoenix Federal Executive Association to send unsolicited
commercial electronic mail to anyone and all Electronic messages being sent from the Phoenix Federal Executive Association
server are NOT YET in compliance with the Phoenix Federal Executive Association national policies concerning Electronic messages
and in compliance with the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 - Public Law No: 108-187. However, if anyone receives any Electronic messages
from the Phoenix Federal Executive Association , they can be removed at no cost to them, by sending a reply to the originating
electronic mail address with the word 'remove' in the subject line.
PHOENIX FEA Hotline: The
purpose of the PHOENIX FEA Hotline is to provide useful information.
This information should not be confused with legal advice. While we endeavor to have all information accurate and complete,
neither or its members warrant that the information is complete or accurate.
Please note that information you provide to PHOENIX FEA may not
be privileged & confidential pursuant to law.
PHOENIX FEA Complaint Advisory
Assistance Program: The purpose of the PHOENIX FEA Complaint Advisory
Assistance Program is to provide useful information. This information should not be confused with legal advice. While we endeavor
to have all information accurate and complete, neither PHOENIX FEA
or its members warrant that the information is complete or accurate. Please note that information you provide to PHOENIX
FEA may not be privileged and confidential pursuant to law.
Privacy: Unless the user inform the Phoenix Federal Executive Association otherwise,
Phoenix FEA reserves the right to use and to disclose the user information (e.g. user name and e-mail address) for purposes
such as providing users with information. If the user does not wish to be included in such uses, the user must send an e-mail
requesting to be taken off any lists of information that may be used, given or sold to other parties.
We collect NO personal information like names or addresses when you visit
our website. If you choose to provide that information to us it is only used to fulfill your request for information. We do
collect some technical information when you visit to make your visit seamless. The section below explains how we handle and
collect technical information when you visit the Phoenix FEA website.
Information Collected and Stored Automatically When you browse, read pages
or download information on Phoenix FEA website , we automatically
gather and store certain technical information about your visit. This information never identifies who you are.
The information we collect and store about your visit is listed below:
- * The Internet domain (for example, "xcompany.com" if you
use a private Internet access account, or "yourschool.edu" if you connect from a university's domain) and IP address (an IP
address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you access
our website; * The type of browser (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer) and operating system (Windows, Unix) used to access
our site; * The date and time you access our site; * The pages you visit; and This information is only used to help us make
the site more useful for you. With this data we learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology
our visitors use.
- We never track or record information about individuals
and their visits. Cookies. When you visit some websites, their web servers generate pieces of information known as cookies.
Some cookies collect personal information to recognize your computer in the future. This is not the case at Phoenix
FEA, where we only use non-persistent cookies or "per-session cookies." These cookies do not collect personal information
on users and they are erased as soon as you leave our website. Per-session cookies serve technical purposes like providing
seamless navigation through Phoenix FEA website. These cookies do
not permanently record data and they are not stored on your computer's hard drive. Phoenix
FEA website cookies are stored in memory and are only available during an active browser session. Again, once you close your
browser, the cookie disappears.
- If You Send Us Personal Information If you choose to provide
us with personal information -- like filling out a Contact Us form with personal information and submitting it to us through
the website -- we use that information to respond to your message and to help us get you the information you have requested.
We only share the information you give us with another government agency if your inquiry relates to that agency, or as otherwise
required by law.
- We never create individual profiles or give it to any private organizations. Phoenix
FEA website never collects information for commercial marketing.
- Site Security * For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, Phoenix
FEA website computer system employs commercial software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts
to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. * Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no other
attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits. Raw data logs are used for no other purposes and are
scheduled for regular destruction in accordance with Phoenix FEA
guidelines. * Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and
may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.
Notice: Information from the Phoenix
Federal Executive Association resides on a computer system owned and operated by the USDA. The use of this system may be monitored
for computer security purposes. Any unauthorized access to this system is prohibited and is subject to criminal and civil
penalties under State, Local and Federal Laws. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute
in any way any material from this site including code and software. You may download material from this site for your personal,
non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notice