*** For the purposes of the following policies page the words " BIW "
refers to the company; Brooks Iron Works Inc.
Online Terms of Service
to register and provide certain information as a condition of using or accessing certain features, functions and content.
Trademarks, Copyrights & Restrictions
on these sites, including but not limited to, images, illustrations, audio clips, video clips, are protected by copyrights
which are owned or licensed by BIW. You may not reproduce, perform, create derivative works from, republish, upload,
post, transmit or distribute in any way whatsoever any Materials without prior written permission. However, you may download
or make one copy of the Materials, and other downloadable items displayed on the site, for personal non-commercial home use
only, consistent with the purpose for which the Materials are made available, provided all copyright and other notices contained
in the Materials are left intact. Any modification of the Materials, or any portion thereof, or use of the Materials for any
other purpose constitutes an infringement of copyrights and other proprietary rights. Use of these Materials on any other
web site or other networked computer environment, whether by way of copying the Materials or by linking to them, is prohibited
without prior written permission.
on materials contributed by users of BIW web sites is held by the individual creators. All postings, messages, text,
files, images, graphics, photos, audio clips, sounds, video or other materials (the “Content”) posted on, transmitted
through, or linked from our web sites, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. You are
entirely responsible for all Content that you post, email or otherwise make available through the site. For all Content provided
by you, you agree to indemnify Provider as provided below. By uploading or otherwise posting any Content on the sites, you
represent and warrant:
You own or otherwise have all necessary rights, including but not
limited to copyrights, to the content you provide and the rights to use it as provided in this Terms of Service
- All information you provide is true, accurate, current and complete, and does not violate these Terms of Service
- The content will not cause injury to any person or entity.
agree not to upload, transmit, distribute or otherwise publish in any forums connected with BIW any materials which are:
- libelous, defamatory, obscene, abusive, pornographic, threatening or an invasion of privacy;
- an infringement of the intellectual property rights, including, but not limited to,
copyrights and trademarks, of any person or entity
- illegal in any way or which advocate
- an advertisement or solicitation of funds, goods or services.
For all such information and material you grant BIW, its affiliates
and related entities and its affiliated newspaper a royalty-free perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to
use, copy, modify, display, archive, store, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works from such information, in any
form, media, software or technology of any kind now existing or developed in the future.
Pre-Screening or Editing
BIW web sites may offer weblogs, forums, photo galleries
and other interactive areas where users can express opinions and share ideas and information. BIW cannot and does not
monitor all of the material posted or transmitted to the site.
Additionally, BIW does
not control and is not responsible for Content made through the site by members. By using the site, you may be exposed to
Content that you may find offensive, indecent, inaccurate, misleading, or otherwise objectionable. You agree that you must
evaluate and bear all risks associated with the use of the site and any of its Content, including but not limited to, whether
you should rely on said Content.
You also agree that under no circumstances will BIW
or its affiliates be liable in any way for any Content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use
of any Content
posted, emailed or otherwise made available via the Site.
that Provider does not pre-screen or approve Content, but that BIW shall have the right (but not the obligation) in its
sole discretion to refuse, delete or move any Content that is available via the site, for violating the letter or spirit of
the Terms or for any other reason. The Company reserves the right to delete any posting, message or photograph at any time,
for any reason or no reason.
– BIW may, in its sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access to all or part of its sites, including but
not limited to, any forums on its sites, for any reason including, without limitation, breach of this agreement. In the event
this agreement is terminated, the restrictions regarding Materials appearing on its site, and the representations and warranties,
indemnities, and limitations of liabilities set forth in this agreement shall survive any such termination.
- Jurisdiction – These sites are controlled and operated by BIW from its headquarters in East Bridgewater.
Massachusetts USA. BIW does not represent or warrant the Materials on the sites are appropriate or available for
use in other locations.
information you receive from BIW is protected by copyright laws of the United States. The copyright laws prohibit any
copying, redistributing, retransmitting, or repurposing of any copyright-protected material. Brooks Iron Works Inc.
grants Internet users a limited right to copy or transmit local content for personal use. BIW does not have authority
to grant reprint or distribution rights to content from news syndicates and news services. If you are interested in using
this content, please contact the content provider.
The web sites of BIW are general audience web sites. Under
the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, no web site operator can require as a condition of participation in an
activity that a child under the age of 13 disclose more information than is reasonably necessary. BIW abides by this
- Information Collection – As a general rule, Brooks Iron Works Inc. does not collect personally
identifiable information from users.
- Information Sharing – BIW will not rent
or sell or otherwise provide children’s personally identifiable information to anyone. BIW will not contact users
under the age of 13 about promotions, contests or other activities.
- Contact Us
Brooks Iron Works Inc. Online
BIW cares about your privacy.The following outlines our information
gathering and dissemination practices for our web sites:
- IP Address – We DO
NOT use your IP address, i.e, the location of your computer on the Internet, to help diagnose problems with our server and
to administer our web sites. Your IP address is not used to gather broad demographic information.
- Our site’s registration forms, may require users to give us contact information like, but not limited
to, name and email address and demographic information like, but not limited to, address and ZIP code.
- Contact Information – We will use customer contact information to send the user information
about our company. The user’s contact information is used to contact the user when necessary.
- Demographic Data – We may use demographic and profile data to tailor our users’ experience at
our sites, showing them content that we think they might be interested in and displaying content according to their preferences.
This information is shared with advertisers on an aggregate basis, to demonstrate facts about our overall audience. This helps
facilitate their decision to advertise here, which is to our benefit and yours. Users may opt out of receiving future mailings;
see the choice/opt-out section below.
- Personal Information – When you are on a BIW
web site and are asked for personal information, you are sharing that information with BIW alone, unless it is specifically
stated otherwise. This privacy statement does not cover the information practices of other web sites. BIW is not
responsible for the privacy practices of Web site links or the content of such web sites.
Forums –BIW may allow text and video commenting in various areas of our sites. Please remember that any information
that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your
- Choice/Opt-Out – You can opt-out of receiving communications
from BIW at any time. To remove your information from our database and not receive future communications or to no longer
receive our services send an email with your name, address, email address and telephone number to Development &
- Correct/Update – To change or modify the information you previously provided,
send an e-mail to Brooksironworks@verizon.net
If we make substantial changes in the way we use your personal information, we will notify you by posting an announcement
on our site.
- Contacting Us – If you have any questions about this privacy statement,
the practices of these sites, or your dealings with BIW web sites you can contact Development & Marketing: BROOKSIRONWORKS@COMCAST.NET
Brooks Iron Works Inc. Communications Email Policy
Web sites operated by the BIW Companies do not send unsolicited email. You receive emails from us because
you signed up for our email service with the understanding that your email address would be put on an email list. If at any
time you wish to change your email preferences or unsubscribe, you may do so by contacting Development & Marketing
Article comments policy
In order to use the article comment feature you must be a registered user and validate your email address.
A user name will be displayed with your comment. Comments that include profanity, personal attacks or other
information deemed inappropriate will be removed from the forum.
Comments can be removed
for any reason at any time.
Users who violate any of the article comment standards will
be blocked from contributing. You are solely responsible for the content you post.
Photo & content reprints
Permission to reprint
content that appears BIW web sites
The content (text, photographs and graphics) of Brooks
Iron Works Inc. 582 West Street East Bridgewater Massachusetts 02333 USA, is protected by federal copyright laws and may not
be reprinted without written permission. BIW reserves the right to deny permission to any party seeking to reprint its
photographs, articles and artwork for editorial or commercial purposes.
to reprint should be submitted at least two weeks in advance of intended use. Also, any reprint use fee must be paid when
permission is requested. If you have questions about reprinting BIW content, call (508)378-7757 E.S.T. USA
If permission is approved the material must be reproduced with adjacent, prominent credit given to BIW, including
original date of publication of the material.
Requests, on forms provided by BIW, must
be submitted to BIW Reprint Editor, at least 15 days in advance of publication. In additional to describing intended
use of BIW material, parties seeking the permission should provide a copy (or prototype) of the publication in which
the material will be used.
to reprint any BIW article, photograph or artwork is granted only for a one-time editorial use. Fees for reprint
permission will be based on several criteria such quantity, range and the organization requesting permission. In addition,
fees will be assessed for providing copies of photographs and artwork.
rightfully accessed by the Associated Press and distributed to for-profit and non-profit publications subscribing to the Associated
Press is excluded from all reprint fees, but copy fees for photographs and artwork will be assessed when applicable.
BIW will consider requests for reprinting of articles,
photographs and artwork for commercial purposes. When BIW photographs and artwork are published for commercial usage by non-profit
and for-profit parties, a reprint fee for one-time usage will be assessed. In addition, fees may be assessed byBIW for
providing copies of photographs and artwork.
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not responsible for typographical errors.