Privacy Policy

General Disclaimer
The Virginia Waring International Piano Competition (VWIPC) has made every effort to insure the accuracy of the information provided on its Web site. However, due to the possibility of unauthorized modification of the data, transmission errors, HTML browser incompatibilities, changes made since the last update to the web site or other aspects of electronic communication that are beyond the VWIPC’s control, the VWIPC does not guarantee the accuracy of the information provided on its Web site and is not liable for reliance on this information. Please contact the Virginia Waring International Piano Competition at (760) 773-2575 to verify the accuracy of the data.

Purpose and Policy
The purpose of the Virginia Waring International Piano Competition’s Web site is to provide the public with convenient and efficient access to information about the VWIPC’s competitions and events.

Privacy Statement
All VWIPC computer systems are subject to monitoring at all times to assure proper functioning of the systems, to provide security for the computer system’s operation and the information contained therein, to prevent unauthorized use, and to deter and investigate violations of law. There is no reasonable expectation of privacy in the use of this public computer system. If you send the VWIPC e-mail that contains personally identifiable information, it will use the information to respond to you, to complete the process of subscription to our “E-mail Group”, to complete the application process to the VWIPC competitions, to administer our web site and to comply with applicable laws. Certain e-mail may constitute a public record and be subject to disclosure under state law. When you link to another Web site, you are subject to the privacy policy of the new site.

Notice to the VWIPC
Communication made through e-mail or any other computer messaging system shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal notice to the VWIPC or any of its officers, employees, agents or representatives with respect to any existing or potential claim or cause of action.

Copyright
The VWIPC logo is a registered trademark of the Virginia Waring International Piano Competition. Any use of the VWIPC logo or the materials stored on the VWIPC’s website is prohibited without the written permission of the VWIPC. The VWIPC retains all intellectual property rights including copyrights on all text, graphic images, and other content unless otherwise specified. This means that the following acts or activities are prohibited without prior, written permission from the VWIPC: (1) modify and/or re-use text, images, or other Web content from the VWIPC Web Site; (2) distribute the VWIPC’s web content; or (3) “mirror” the VWIPC’s Web content on a separate Website.

Jurisdiction
The materials provided on this site are intended for public use on computer systems located primarily within the City of Palm Desert, California and for the benefit of people interested in the VWIPC. Any person choosing to use this Web site or seeking access to information or materials on this system is agreeing to be subject to California jurisdiction. Any dispute arising there from shall be decided under the laws and in the courts of Riverside County.

ADA Access
The Virginia Waring International Piano Competition is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). It does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its services, programs or activities. Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be made to allow individuals with disabilities access to the communications regarding VWIPC services, programs or activities set forth on the VWIPC’s Website.

External Links Policy

This Web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we, the VWIPC, are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.  We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information.  This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this web site.

Links Disclaimer
The VWIPC is not responsible for the content, quality, accuracy or completeness of any off-site materials referenced or linked through the VWIPC web site. By using the VWIPC web site, the user acknowledges and accepts that the VWIPC is not responsible for any materials stored on other web sites, nor is it liable for any inaccurate, defamatory, offensive or illegal materials found on other web sites, and that the risk of injury or damage from viewing, hearing, down-loading or storing such materials rests entirely with the user. The views and opinions of the authors of documents published on or linked to the VWIPC web site do not necessarily state or reflect the opinion, policy or position of the VWIPC.

For additional information, contact us at:
VWIPC – Website
73-710 Fred Waring Drive, # 201
Palm Desert, CA 92260 USA
[011-1](760) 773-2575 Telephone
[011-1](760) 776-0168 Fax
info@vwipc.org