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Online Terms of Service
any Time, and you agree to be bound by such modifications through your use of BIW sites. You may be required to register
and provide certain information as a condition of using or accessing certain features, functions and content.
Copyrights & Restrictions
All “Materials” 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.
Copyright 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
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.
- You 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
- 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 illegal activity
- 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.
No Pre-Screening or
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
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.
You acknowledge 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.
– 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.
The 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 requirement. The BIW Privacy
and privacy protections for users under the age of 13.
- 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 – If you
about your privacy.The following outlines our information gathering and dissemination practices for our web sites:
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 & Marketing:
- Correct/Update – To change or modify the information you previously provided, send an e-mail to Brooksironworks@verizon.net
in the way we use your personal information, we will notify you by posting an announcement on our site.
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 at BROOKSIRONWORKS@VERIZON.NET
Article comments policy
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
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.
request 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
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.
Permission 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.
BIW material 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.
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.
Errors on this web site
BIW is not responsible for typographical errors.