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Ski to Sea Terms and Conditions

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is designed to assist you in understanding how we collect, use, and safeguard the personal information you provide to us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our Web site and our Registration system. Whatcom Events is committed to maintaining the privacy of the racers and potential racers alike. Our relationships with our racers and potential racers are of the utmost importance to us.  This privacy statement discloses what information we and third parties gather and how we use it. Whatcom Events may amend this statement at any time by posting the amended version here.

 

REFUND POLICY

No refunds will be given for any reason once a team is paid. The Message Board is an excellent resource to find racers to complete your team if you have a cancellation.

 

UNLIMITED PERSONAL RELEASE AGREEMENT

All participants grant Whatcom Events the permission to use their image and name in all forms and media (photographs, motion pictures, or any other records) including composite or modified representations for all legitimate purposes, including advertising, trade, or any commercial purpose throughout the world and in perpetuity. Participants waive the right to inspect or approve versions of their image used for publication or the written copy that may be used in connection with the images.  All participants understand that their name will be listed on the results page of our Website and may be posted in media publications including but not limited to online and print newspapers.

All racers release Whatcom Events, our assigns, licensees, and successors from any claims that may arise regarding the use of their image, including any claims of defamation, invasion of privacy, or infringement of moral rights, rights of publicity, or copyright. Whatcom Events is permitted, although not obligated, to include my name as a credit in connection with the image.

 

INFORMATION COLLECTION & USE

Whatcom Events does not collect personally identifiable information on this website with the exception of the information you voluntarily provide for event registration. This information is maintained only for its intended use.  We do not sell or rent the personal information provided by users of our Web site or Registration system.  During the event registration process, this information includes your name, address, gender, birthdate, telephone number, T-shirt size and e-mail address as well as information regarding your past and future participation.  This information is necessary for event registration, contact with participants, and for continued funding of Tourism Grants through the city and the county.

 

CREDIT CARD INFORMATION

Credit card information is NOT collected or stored electronically by this website or Whatcom Events. Credit card data for electronic registration and merchandise purchases is captured and processed by Authorize.net, a subsidiary of Visa Corporation. We encourage you to review the privacy policy of Authorize.net for information about their handling of credit card data.

 

COMMUNICATIONS FROM WHATCOM EVENTS

Whatcom Events will occasionally send you information on the race, upcoming events, opportunities, services, and promotions in the form of a newsletter. Out of respect for your privacy, we present the option not to receive these types of communications. If you no longer wish to receive our communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by unsubscribing at the bottom of each communication or by contacting us directly.  Please be aware that there newsletters to participants often include important updates and safety information regarding the race.

 

NO PROFESSIONAL ADVICE

The information available on the Website is intended to be a general information resource regarding the matters covered, and is not tailored to your specific circumstance. You should not construe this as legal, accounting or other professional advice. This Website is not intended for use by minors (children under 15). YOU SHOULD EVALUATE ALL INFORMATION, OPINIONS AND ADVICE AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE IN CONSULTATION WITH YOUR INSURANCE SPECIALIST, OR WITH YOUR LEGAL, TAX, FINANCIAL OR OTHER ADVISOR, AS APPROPRIATE.

 

AGGREGATE INFORMATION

Whatcom Events may collect certain information about all users of our Web site such as an Internet Protocol (IP) address, the type of browser and operating system used, the date and time visited, and the pages visited. This information does not contain any personally identifiable information about individual users and is never distributed to outside parties. This information is captured for our sole usage in learning about our visitors to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site, for performance evaluation and marketing traffic analysis, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole; helping us continually improve your online experience with our organization.

We share certain event-related information with the timing company that we hire for this event. The timing company may provide some information to the announcer at the event finish line.  We may share aggregated demographic information about our user base with sponsors and partners, but this is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.

 

LEGAL DISCLAIMER

Whatcom Events reserves the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our website.

 

LINKS TO OTHER SITES

This website contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by Whatcom Events. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each website that collects personally identifiable information.

This privacy statement applies only to information collected by the Ski to Sea website. We have no control over information collected by other websites that this website may link to.

 

COPYRIGHTS + TRADEMARKS

The materials at this Site, as well as the organization and layout of this site, are copyrighted and are protected by United States and international copyright laws and treaty provisions. You may access, download and print materials on this Website solely for your personal and non-commercial use; however, any print out of this Site, or portions of the Site, must include Whatcom Events’ copyright notice. No right, title or interest in any of the materials contained on this Site is transferred to you as a result of accessing, downloading or printing such materials. You may not copy, modify, distribute, transmit, display, reproduce, publish, license any part of this Site; create derivative works from, link to or frame in another website, use on any other website, transfer or sell any information obtained from this Site without the prior written permission of Whatcom Events.

You may not use, reproduce, modify, transmit, distribute, or publicly display or operate this Website without the prior written permission of Whatcom Events.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions or about our Web site in general, please contact us as follows:
Whatcom Events

2227 Queen Street, Suite 6

Bellingham, WA  98229

Phone: 360-746-8861
info@skitosea.com

 

 

This Privacy Statement was last modified on January 17, 2018.

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