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 Intended Audience/Use


A Child Is Missing Inc ("ACIM") provides this web site to you, subject to these Terms of Use. The Terms of Use may be updated by ACIM from time to time without notice to you. You can review the most current version of the Terms of Use here. This web site and other ACIM web sites that are linked to this site or affiliated with this site (collectively "the Site") and all the information, communications, software, scripting, photos, text, video, graphics, music, sounds, images and other materials and services found on the Site (collectively "Content"), is intended for the lawful use of ACIM's customers, employees and members of the general public who are over the age of 17, and citizens of the United States or Canada. The Site is controlled and operated in whole or in part by ACIM from its offices within the United States. ACIM makes no representation that these materials are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access the Site from other locations do so at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. You acknowledge that ACIM reserves the right in its sole discretion to refuse or terminate access to the Site by you at any time.

 Acceptance of Terms


You acknowledge you have read, and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including without limitation U.S. export and re-export control laws and regulations regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside. You further agree to comply with all local laws, regulations and rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. You represent you have the legal authority to accept these Terms of Use on behalf of yourself or any party you represent. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not use the site.

 Restrictions on Use of Content


©Copyright 1997-2008 ACIM, Inc. All Rights Reserved. The unauthorized copying, displaying or other use of any Content from this site is a violation of the law. You acknowledge having been advised by ACIM that the Content is protected in the U.S. and internationally by a variety of laws, including but not limited to, copyright laws and treaty provisions, trademark laws, patent laws and other proprietary rights laws (collectively, "Rights"). In addition to ACIM's Rights in individual elements of the Content, ACIM or its licensors own a copyright in the selection, coordination and arrangement of the Content. You are hereby granted permission to access the Content from the Site in whole or in part, solely for your personal, non-commercial use of viewing and browsing through the Site or ordering products or services from the Site. This permission terminates automatically if you breach any of the web site Terms of Use. If pursuant to an authorization from ACIM, you download software from the Site, the software, including all code, files, images, contained in or generated by the software, and accompanying data, are deemed to be licensed to you by ACIM. Neither title nor intellectual property rights are transferred to you, but remain with ACIM, who owns full and complete title. You may not resell, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise convert the Software to a perceivable form. ACIM does not grant you any permission to use the Content other than the permission expressly stated in these Terms of Use. All other use of Content from the Site, including, but not limited to uploading, downloading, modification, publication, transmission, participation in the transfer or sale of, copying, reproduction, republishing, creation of derivative works from, distribution, performance, display, incorporation into another web site, reproducing the Site (whether by linking, framing or any other method), or in any other way exploiting any of the Content, in whole or in part, or downloading and using software repeatedly for uses other than those expressly permitted may not be made without ACIM's prior express written consent. All characters appearing in this work are fictitious. Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental.

 U.S. Copyright Infringement Notification Procedure


To file a copyright infringement notification with ACIM, you will need to send a written communication that includes substantially the following [please consult your legal counsel or see Section 512(c)(3) of the United States Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) for more information on these requirements]:

i. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

ii. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.

iii. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity which you are requesting be removed or access to which be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit ACIM to locate the material. Please provide a URL to the material that is claimed to be infringing as that will allow ACIM to locate the content.

iv. Information reasonably sufficient to permit ACIM to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted.

v. A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.

vi. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Such written notice should be sent to:

A Child Is Missing.
500 SE 17th Street suite 101
Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. 33316
USA
Email: info@achildismissing.org
Fax: +1 954.763.4569

Please also note that under Section 512(f) any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material or activity is infringing may be subject to liability..

 Trademarks and Service Marks


There are a number of proprietary logos, service marks, trademarks, slogans and product designations found on this Site. By making them available on this Site, ACIM is not granting you a license to use them in any fashion. Access to this Site does not confer upon you any license under any of ACIM's or any third party's intellectual property rights.

ACIM and the Stylized "A Child Is Missing" Logo are registered in the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. All other product or service names are the property of their respective owners. ©ACIM, Inc. 2008. Marks owned by third parties include the following:

  • Acrobat® and Acrobat Reader® Flash® are registered trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated.
  • ABC®, and its logo are registered trademarks of ABCNEWS Incorporated
  • CBS®, and its logo are registered trademarks of CBS Incorporated
  • CNN®, and its logo are registered trademarks of CNN Incorporated
  • Dolby®, Dolby Digital, Dolby Surround®, Pro Logic® and the double-D symbol are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories; Dolby Digital is manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories.
  • DTV, Direct TV®, and its logo are registered trademarks of DirectTV Incorporated
  • ESPN®, and its logo are registered trademarks of ESPN Incorporated
  • FOX, FOXNEWS®, and its logo are registered trademarks of FOXNEWS Incorporated
  • JavaTM Technology and/or J2METM and all other Java-based marks are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries.
  • Macintosh®, QuickTime® and QuickTime logo are registered trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc.
  • Microsoft®, Windows®, ActiveSync®, and Windows Media® are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation; and Windows XPTM and Windows MobileTM are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
  • The ACIM Logo is owned by ACIM, Inc. and used under license.
  • Netscape® is a registered trademark of Netscape Communication Corporation.
  • NBC®, and its logo are registered trademarks of NBC Incorporated
  • All 3rd party companies' (listed or not listed here) logos and or trademarks are the sole property of the respective companies and their use is intended for informational purposes only.

No ACIM trademark or service mark may be used as a hyperlink without ACIM's prior written permission.

 Submission of Information


Although ACIM provides certain encryption in an effort to protect the electronic transmission of credit card numbers or social security numbers ("Financial Information") that you submit to ACIM through the Site, ACIM does not guarantee the security of any information transmitted to or from the Site. You understand and agree to assume the security risk for any information you provide using the Site.

Other than the Financial Information, do not send any confidential or proprietary information to ACIM through the Site. Except for the Financial Information or personally identifiable information relative to you, any information you do send to ACIM through the Site will be deemed NOT to be confidential ("Non-Confidential Information"). For any Non-Confidential Information you do send, post or submit you hereby grant ACIM an unrestricted, royalty-free, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute the Non-Confidential Information, and agree that ACIM is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques that you send ACIM for any purpose whatsoever without compensation to you or any other person sending the Non-Confidential Information, and you represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the Non-Confidential Information and that public posting and use of your content by ACIM will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party. Your personally identifiable information you submit to us shall be treated in accordance with our 
Privacy Statement (Listed Below).

You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from the Site any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material, or any other material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under the law.

 Message Boards


There may be different types of message boards hosted on ACIM’s web sites: those that are monitored by ACIM and those that are not monitored. Monitored message boards are moderated and messages are screened for inappropriate content. Please refer to the relevant ACIM hosted web site to determine which policy applies to a particular message board. Please be advised that message board content is the sole responsibility of the person supplying the content, and ACIM assumes no responsibility to control such content. Opinions expressed on ACIM message boards and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors, and not necessarily that of ACIM. Except for private message boards, which are governed under a separate Non-disclosure Agreement, all messages posted or submitted to a message board shall be treated as Non-confidential Information as outlined above.

 ACIM Privacy Statement


ACIM's collection and use of personally identifiable information about you is subject to our Privacy Statement (below). For more information, see our full privacy statement for this site by selecting the link at the bottom of the page. This site is intended for use by persons over the age of 17. ACIM does not seek to collect information about children under the age of 17. No information should be submitted to or posted on this web site by users under 17 years of age. ACIM encourages parents to take an active role in their children's use of the Internet, and to inform them of the potential dangers of providing information about themselves over the Internet.

Privacy Statement

This statement applies to the online collection of personal information via web sites operated by A Child Is Missing, Inc. and its nation-wide affiliated companies and subsidiaries

 What Personal Information Is Collected?

  • We collect personal information you voluntarily choose to provide such as your name, address, email address, phone numbers and/or other categories of personal information, such as payment card information.
  • Our web server logs may collect additional information, such as the domain names of visitors to our web sites, in order to measure the use of our web sites and to improve content.
  • We may use cookies to manage areas of our web site and to deliver a better web site experience to our users. You have choices with respect to cookies.

 How Is My Personal Information Used?

  • We may use personal information to facilitate order processing; to contact you if a problem arises with your order; or for other uses consistent with this statement.
  • Except as outlined in this statement or on our web sites, we do not provide your personal information to third parties without your consent.
  • In addition, we may disclose personal information in special cases, such as when we believe in good faith that the law requires it.


 What Choices Do I Have?

  • If you do not want to receive e-mail, direct mail or targeted advertisements regarding our products and services, simply tell us when you provide your personal information or by following the directions on our web sites to remove your name from our mailing list(s).
  • You have the right to access (review, correct, amend or delete) your personal information by contacting ACIM.
  • If you have established a "user profile" on a ACIM web site, you may change the information you provided by visiting that portion of the web site and resubmitting your information.


 What About Information Security?

  • When you place an order or provide personal information, we employ certain security measures, such as encryption where appropriate.
  • The personal information you provide may be transmitted, used, stored and otherwise processed outside of the country where you submitted that information, including jurisdictions that may not have data privacy laws that provide equivalent protection to such laws in your home country.
  • Regardless of where these activities occur, we take appropriate steps to ensure that your information is treated securely.


 What About My Child's Privacy?

  • Our web sites are intended for use only by persons over the age of 17. Persons under the age of 17 should not submit personal information to ACIM.

Statement of ACIM's Online Privacy Practices: Full Text

ACIM recognizes privacy and security as being concerns for most individuals accessing the Internet, including our customers. This statement describes how ACIM collects, uses and safeguards information you provide when using our web sites; in accordance with the relevant legislation for the countries in which such data is being processed. By using our web sites, you consent to the collection and use of your information by ACIM as set forth in the policy currently in effect. Any changes to this statement will be posted on our web sites, so please check back periodically to ensure you have the most current statement.

This statement of privacy practices discloses the privacy policy for ACIM's public web sites. It applies to web sites operated by or on behalf of ACIM, Inc. and its nation-wide affiliated companies and subsidiaries. Please read this statement to understand the following:



What personal information is collected?
When a visitor places an order with us, ACIM may collect personal information about you, including name, title, company, address, email address, phone numbers and, in rare instances, other categories of personal information, such as payment card information, drivers license numbers, social security numbers (or equivalent national identification numbers) and date of birth. In addition to ordering and registration, we may ask you for and collect personal information at other times, including when you enter a sweepstakes or contest; participate in a promotion or marketing campaign sponsored by ACIM or one of its business partners; when you want to find out about service offered in your area; when you complete surveys or other questionnaires; when you participate in a user forum or blog hosted by ACIM or one of its business partners; when you send an email to ACIM; when you express interest in employment with ACIM; or when you engage in other activities on the sites.

In addition, our web server logs collect the domain names of visitors to our web sites. This information is aggregated to measure number of visits, average time spent on a ACIM web site, pages viewed and web site usage information. We use this information to measure the use of our sites and to improve the content of our sites. Aggregated information is not used in such a form that would enable direct connection of any personal information to our visitors.



Who is collecting the information?
A Child Is Missing.

The ACIM web site may also contain various links to third-party web sites. These sites may provide additional information, goods, services and/or promotions. These sites are owned and operated independently of ACIM, and have their own separate privacy and data collection practices. Any information you provide to these web sites will be governed under the terms of their privacy policy, if any. ACIM has no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the independent actions or policies of these independent sites, and is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such sites.



What about Cookies?
When you enter our site, our server may attach a small text file to your hard drive — a cookie. Your unique cookie tells us that it is you whenever you re-enter our site, so we can recall where you have previously been on our site, and what, if anything, you have in your shopping cart. Cookies help us deliver a better web site experience to our users.

We may also use cookies to measure traffic patterns, and which areas of the ACIM site you have visited, and your visiting patterns. This information collected by using a cookie is sometimes called "clickstream." We use this information to understand how our users navigate our site, and to determine common traffic patterns, including what site the user came from. We use this information to make site navigation and product recommendations, and to help redesign our site in order to make your experience on our site more efficient and enjoyable. We may also use this information to better personalize the content, banner ads, and promotions that you and other users will see. This helps ACIM deliver you the content you want when you want it, in order for you to make better purchasing decisions. ACIM uses a third party to track user clickstreams.

You have choices with respect to cookies. By modifying your Internet browser preferences, you have the ability to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies. Please note that, if you choose to reject all cookies you will be unable to use those services or engage in activities that require the placement of cookies.



How is my personal information used?
ACIM's primary goal in collecting personal information is to facilitate order processing and to enable us to contact you if a problem arises with your order. Additionally, If you submit your information to out call list we import it into our data systems. We DO NOT share our data with anyone outside of ACIM and it partners that provide services that support ACIM alert programs. Taking part in any of these segments is always optional and voluntary.



With whom does ACIM share my personal information?
Except as outlined in this policy or on our web sites, ACIM does not provide your personal information to third parties without your consent. Please note that, in special cases, we may need to share information without acquiring consent, such as when we believe in good faith that the law requires it, or to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating our sites' Terms of Use or may be violating ACIM's or other's rights or causing injury to or interference with ACIM's or other's property.


What choices do I have regarding collection, use and distribution of my personal information?
ACIM or its business partners may, from time to time, send you email or direct mail regarding our services. If you do not want to receive such information, simply tell us when you give us your personal information, or follow the directions contained on the mailing to remove your name from our mailing list(s).

You also have the right to access (review, correct, amend or delete) your personal information by contacting ACIM. Individuals are responsible for providing ACIM with accurate and complete personal information, and for contacting ACIM if correction of such information is required. Please note that, where permitted, we may charge a nominal fee for fulfilling access requests and that we reserve the right to disallow unreasonable requests for access.

If you have established a "user profile" on a ACIM web site, you may change the information you provided by visiting that portion of the web site and resubmitting your information.

Please direct any questions concerning ACIM's privacy practices to info@achildismising.org. Requests to unsubscribe from ("opt-out" of) communications from ACIM may also be sent to info@achildismising.org. Inquiries or requests may be mailed to:

A Child Is Missing.
500 SE 17th Street suite 101
Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. 33316
USA
Email: info@achildismissing.org
Fax: +1 954.763.4569



What about information security?
When you place an order or provide personal information, we employ certain technical and organization security measures, such as encryption where appropriate. Encryption scrambles the information in your purchase, including your credit card number, so this information can only be viewed by ACIM. ACIM currently uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology, where appropriate, for Internet-based transactions.

However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we have taken appropriate steps to protect your personal information, ACIM cannot ensure or otherwise warrant the security of any information you provide to us or from our Web site, and therefore you use our site at your own risk.

As a global company ACIM has international sites and users all over the world. The personal information you provide may be transmitted, used, stored and otherwise processed outside of the country where you submitted that information, including jurisdictions that may not have data privacy laws that provide equivalent protection to such laws in your home country. Whenever ACIM handles personal information, regardless of where this occurs, we take appropriate steps to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with the relevant Terms of Use, this Privacy Statement and all applicable laws and regulations.



What about my child's privacy?
Web sites operated by or on behalf of ACIM, Inc. and its world-wide affiliated companies and subsidiaries are intended for use by persons age 13 and over. ACIM does not seek to collect information about children under the age of 17. No information should be submitted to or posted on ACIM's web sites by users under 13 years of age. If a child under the age of 13 submits personal information to ACIM’s web sites, we delete the information as soon as we discover it was provided by a child under 13 years of age and do not use it for any purpose. ACIM encourages parents to take an active role in their children's use of the Internet, and to inform them of the potential dangers of providing information about themselves over the Internet.



This Privacy Statement is subject to change without notice

Disclaimer & General Terms

Links to Third-Party Web Sites


This Site may provide links to other third-party World Wide web sites or resources. ACIM makes no representations whatsoever about any other web site which you may access through this Site. Because ACIM has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that ACIM is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products, services or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of such items as viruses, worms, trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature. References on this Site to any names, marks, products or services of any third parties or hypertext links to third party sites or information are provided solely as a convenience to you, and do not constitute or imply an endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation of, or affiliation with the third party or its products and services. ACIM makes no representation or warranty as to any third party Content, products or services, and you agree that ACIM shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such third-party Content, products or services available on or through any such site or resource.

 Notices


Notices to you may be made via either email or regular mail. ACIM may also provide notices of changes to the Terms of Use or other matters by displaying notices or links to notices to you generally on the Site.

 Disclaimer of Warranty


ACIM DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE AVAILABILITY, USE, TIMELINESS, SECURITY, VALIDITY, ACCURACY, OR RELIABILITY OF, OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF, OR OTHERWISE RESPECTING, THE CONTENT OF THE SITE OR ANY OTHER web siteS LINKED TO OR FROM THE SITE. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL, OR USE OF THIS SITE. THE CONTENT OF THE SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND ON AN "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT POSSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, ACIM DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OR OTHER VIOLATION OF RIGHTS. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM ACIM SHALL BE DEEMED TO ALTER THIS DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY, OR TO CREATE ANY WARRANTY.

 Limitation of Liability


ACIM WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE, ITS CONTENT OR LINKS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES CAUSED BY OR RELATED TO ERRORS, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DEFECTS, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, LINE FAILURE, AND ALL OTHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES EVEN IF ACIM HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, ACIM'S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL LOSSES, DAMAGES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THOSE BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THIS SITE, ITS CONTENT OR LINKS, SHALL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT YOU PAID TO ACCESS THIS SITE.

 Revisions


ACIM may modify, suspend, withdraw or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Content, in whole or in part, at any time without notice. You agree that ACIM shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension, withdrawal or discontinuance of the Content. ACIM may at any time revise these web site Terms of Use by updating this posting. By using the Site, you agree to be bound by any such revisions and you agree to periodically visit this page to determine the then current web site Terms of Use to which you are bound.

 Termination


You agree that ACIM, in its sole discretion, may terminate or restrict your use or access to this Site (or any part thereof) for any reason, including, without limitation, that ACIM believes you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of these Terms of Service, or the terms, conditions, or rules of a sweepstakes, contest, or other promotion contained within the Site.

 General Information


The Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and ACIM and govern your use of the Site, superceding any prior agreements between you and ACIM relating to your use of this site. You may also be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use purchase products or services, or other promotion, participate in a ACIM-sponsored program or service, or use or download software. If any provision of these web site Terms of Use is held to be invalid by any law, rule, order or regulation of any government or by the final determination of any state or federal court, such invalidity shall not affect the enforceability of any other provision of the Terms of Use. The failure of ACIM to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. By accessing the Site you agree that the statutes and laws of the united states and the state of Florida, USA without regard to conflicts of laws principles, will apply to all matters relating to use of the site, and you agree that any litigation shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state or federal courts in Ft. Lauderdale Florida, USA. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Site, or the Terms of Use must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred. The section titles in the Terms of Service are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.

 Violations


Please report any violations of these Terms of Use to ACIM at info@achildismissing.org