Privacy Policy and Terms of Agreement

Welcome to the Website (“Site”) of the Wisconsin Marine Historical Society (“Society”), a self-supported, nonprofit organization devoted to collecting, preserving, archiving and making materials related to Great Lakes marine history accessible to the public. The Society is affiliated with the Milwaukee Public Library.

A federal tax exempt organization, the Society is incorporated in the State of Wisconsin. Our mailing address is:

Wisconsin Marine Historical Society
814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53233-2385

You can contact us at (414) 286-3074 or wmhs@wmhs.org.

All material on this Site, including photographs, text, audio and video, artwork, graphics, and software files are subject to the laws relating to copyrights and trademarks. By using this Site, you agree to our Privacy and Terms of Agreement (“Terms”) and all applicable laws and regulations.

Copyright

All photographs and text on this Site are protected by American Copyright Law. The Society prohibits the reproduction, copying or electronic transmission of the Siteʼs content, except for fair use as defined in Copyright Law. The use of any content on this Site requires written permission from the Societyʼs Board of Trustees or from individuals who own or created the copyright material. Requests for permission to reproduce information on this Site should be sent to the above address.

By making content and services available to you, the Society is not providing you with any implied or express licenses or rights, and you have no rights to make any commercial use of this Site, its content or services without the Societyʼs express prior written consent.

Any use of material from this Site, whether with the Societyʼs permission or under the fair use aspect of Copyright Law, must include a citation crediting the Wisconsin Marine Historical Society.

Any incorrect information on this Site should be brought to the Society’s attention so that it can be corrected.

Privacy and Security

Registration data and other personally identifiable information that the Site may collect is subject to the terms of our Privacy agreement. We respect your privacy and will not sell or distribute your personal information to other sites, organizations, companies or individuals. Any personal information the Society may collect will be used for the Society’s stated interests at the time the information is collected.

Users of this Site will not conduct themselves in any way that may be construed as illegal, offensive, or designed to interfere with or disrupt the operation of this Site or any service provided.

Goods and services provided by third parties may be advertised or made available through this Site. The Society will not in any manner be liable for or responsible for your dealings or interaction with third parties.

You agree that the Society reserves the right to modify or discontinue all or any part or content of this Site at any time, without notice and without any liability towards you.

Terms of Use

YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE AND OF ANY SERVICES OR CONTENT PROVIDED IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. SERVICES AND CONTENT ARE PROVIDED TO YOU "AS IS," AND THE SOCIETY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER IMPLIED OR EXPRESS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE SOCIETY MAKES NO WARRANTY, EITHER IMPLIED OR EXPRESS, THAT ANY PART OF THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE, VIRUS-FREE, TIMELY, SECURE, ACCURATE, RELIABLE, OR OF ANY QUALITY, NOR IS IT WARRANTED EITHER IMPLICITLY OR EXPRESSLY THAT ANY CONTENT IS SAFE IN ANY MANNER FOR DOWNLOAD. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE USE OF ANY CONTENT ON THIS SITE MAY BE USED SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK, AND THAT THE SOCIETY WILL NOT BE HELD LIABLE IN ANY WAY.