Legal Info, Privacy Policy, and Terms of Use

By using this site, you are agreeing to these terms of use. So we'll try to make this brief.

YOU means the person using Highbro.ws; WE/US means William S. Statler, owner of Highbro.ws, and the authors of articles posted here, who are the owners of that material.

Basic Legal Stuff

Material on Highbro.ws is provided with no warranty, and is not to be taken as professional advice.

WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, WHETHER IN TORT, CONTRACT, OR OTHER LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OF THE HIGHBRO.WS WEBSITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, OR DATA.

Any claim or dispute between you and us shall be governed by the laws of the State of Washington and the United States of America. You, and we, agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of a Washington State Court or an Eastern District of Washington US District Court located in Benton County, Washington.

We may restrict your ability to use Highbro.ws (e.g. by blocking your IP address, or by limiting your privileges if you are a registered user) for any reason.

Copyright

All original material on Highbro.ws is copyright © by its author(s)/creator(s) as of its creation date. Unless the material clearly contains a license granting additional rights, you agree that you will not reproduce any material from Highbro.ws except as allowed under U.S. law by Fair Use.

We may make use of copyrighted articles and material from the news media or websites, under Fair Use principles. DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) takedown notices should be sent to:

blog(at)statler.ws
William S. Statler
PO Box 4749
West Richland, WA 99353-4012

Privacy Policy

Information collected by Highbro.ws:

Like most websites, Highbro.ws logs data about your interaction with the site. This may include your IP address, your browser and operating system, the referring site, the material you viewed on Highbro.ws, the time and date you viewed it, and other similar information.

If you choose to register at Highbro.ws, you will be required to provide a username and a working e-mail address. This information will be associated with any comments you write or any other actions you perform while logged in. The website's software will also store cookies on your computer to keep you logged in.

In order for us to comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, nobody under age 13 may register at Highbro.ws.

We may use the e-mail address of registered users to contact you in response to a comment you posted, or to inform you of important changes in site policies. We will not send you spam, or provide your e-mail address to any other party unless you specifically request it or it is necessary for us to do so for legal reasons.

We will use all available information to hunt down and ban spammers and other parties who abuse the site.

Information collected by third parties:

Some of our advertisers may use cookies to track your visits to to this website and others, to offer you appropriate ads. A cookie is a small piece of data stored on your computer by your web browser.

In unusual circumstances we may be required to provide your personal information to law enforcement, or we may volunteer this information to them.

Although we try to keep website data secure, it is possible that hackers, government authorities, or other parties might track your use of Highbro.ws or obtain access to any of your personal data stored here.

If You Contribute Content

If you choose to register and post comments on Highbro.ws, you agree to read and comply with our Comments Policy.