Terms and Conditions (“Terms”)
Please read these Terms and Conditions (“Terms”, “Terms and Conditions”) carefully before using
this website (the “Service”) operated by Piestar, Inc.
Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with
these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service.
By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any
part of the terms then you may not access the Service.
We may terminate or suspend access to our Service immediately, without prior notice or liability, for
any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach the Terms.
All provisions of the Terms which by their nature should survive termination shall survive
termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and
limitations of liability.
Our Service may contain links to third party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled
by Piestar, Inc.
Piestar, Inc. has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content,
privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and
agree that Piestar, Inc. 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 content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.
We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third party web
sites or services that you visit.
Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of those
rights. If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, the
remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in effect. These Terms constitute the entire
agreement between us regarding our Service, and supersede and replace any prior agreements we
might have between us regarding the Service.
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a
revision is material we will try to provide at least 30 (change this) days notice prior to any new terms
taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.
By continuing to access or use our Service after those revisions become effective, you agree to be
bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, please stop using the Service.
If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us.
PII, as used in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information
carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your
Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.
What personal information do we collect?
When registering and entering data on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address,
mailing address, phone number or other details to comply with project management and reporting needs and to
facilitate customer service.
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you register and enter data on our site. We also may collect information about
you from project participants and coordinators as needed for project reporting.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register or use certain other site features in the following ways:
- To report project progress and impact as instructed by the project maintainers.
- To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the correct content to you.
- To improve our website and data collection process.
- To allow us to respond to your customer service requests.
- To send periodic emails regarding this service.
How do we protect your information?
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons
who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition,
the transmission of all sensitive information is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain
the safety of your personal information.
Please note that your project coordinators and their delegates also have full access to your personal information,
information; project coordinators and other authorized users are solely responsible for their usage of your
Users are able to change their personal information by phone, email, or via forms in the website.
Do we use ‘cookies’?
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your
Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and
better site experiences and tools in the future.
- Facilitate site login functionality.
- Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools
in the future. We may also use trusted third party services that track this information on our behalf.
If you disable cookies, you may be unable to login and use this site.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless we
provide you with advance notice. This does not include project coordinators or their delegates. This also does
not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our
business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also
release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site
policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising,
or other uses.
We do not include or offer third party products or services on our website.
We may use third-party analytics tracking software, such as Google Analytics, to track usage of our site and help
us improve our site through the data collected. Non-personally-identifiable user data, such as demographics, may be
sent to such third party analytics vendors in order to better analyze the usage of the site.
Users can opt out of third-party analytics via an email or online help request to us.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
According to CalOPPA we agree to the following:
- Users can visit our site anonymously.
significant page after entering our website.
Does our site allow third party behavioral tracking?
We do not allow third party behavioral tracking.
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
Children under 13 are not permitted to use this system.
CAN SPAM Act
The primary purpose of all emails from this website are considered either “transactional” or “relationship content”,
not commercial usage. For this reason, emails from this system do not fall under the CAN SPAM Act. If you receive an
undesired email from our system, please contact us — we try very hard not to send unnecessary emails.