Website Terms of Service & Privacy Statement

Agreement Between User And PinnacleWorldClub.com

Introduction

Welcome to PinnacleWorldClub.com.

Please read these Terms and Conditions of use carefully before using this website. We have developed these Terms of Service to govern your use of PinnacleWorldClub.com, and we, along with our affiliates, partners, sponsors and advertisers, provide Content and Services to you subject to the following conditions. By use or continued use of this website, User expressly agrees to these Terms of Service, in its entirety, without exception. We fully reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove any or all portions of these Terms of Service at any time, including, but not limited to, the community areas, Content, hours of availability and equipment needed for access to use. The PinnacleWorldClub.com website features lifestyle information, opinions and other Content regarding a wide array of topics including, but not limited to, world-class travel excursions, haute cuisine, couture, wine and spirits, recreation, health and wellness, and luxury goods and services. Information including, but not limited to, dates, pricing, services or amenities are also subject to change at any time, without notice. Any changes we make will be effective immediately with or without notice. When notice is provided, we may provide such notice by means including, without limitation, posting notice of such changes on this website. Please check the Terms of Service periodically for changes. Your continued use of this website is expressed evidence of your acceptance of any and all changes. Should user object to any Terms of Service of this website or any subsequent modifications thereto or become dissatisfied with the website in any way, your only recourse is to immediately discontinue use of the website. Your use of PinnacleWorldClub.com definitively communicates to us that you have read and agreed to these Terms of Service. Again, please read them carefully. These Terms of Service is a binding contract between you and PinnacleWorldClub.com, regarding your use of PinnacleWorldClub.com. If you do not agree with any of these terms, please exit the website.

Restrictions

This website is owned and operated by PinnacleWorldClub.com (hereinafter "PWC", "we", "us", or "our") in conjunction with others pursuant to contractual arrangements. No material from PinnacleWorldClub.com or any website owned, operated, licensed, or controlled by PWC may be copied, reproduced, republished, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, except that you may download one (1) copy of the materials on any one (1) single computer for your personal, noncommercial use only. No other use is permitted. By doing so, you agree to keep intact all copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices. Modification of the materials or use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation of PWC's intellectual property rights.

For purposes of these Terms of Service, the use of any such materials on any other website or electronic network medium is strictly prohibited. All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are property of PWC. In the event website User downloads anything from this website, the software, including any files, images, or data accompanying the software (collectively, the "software") text, pictures, drawings, maps, audio tracts, video tracts, graphics and program applications (hereinafter: the protected material), unless stated explicitly that the copyright in the protected material belongs to another party, are licensed to you by PWC for the expressed limited and specific use described in the preceding paragraph. PWC transfers no right, title or interest to the software to user. PWC retains full and complete title to the software, and all intellectual property rights therein. No other use is permitted. User may not republish the Content on any Internet, Intranet or Extranet website or mobile device or incorporate the Content in any database, compilation, archive or cache. User may not distribute any of the Content to others, whether or not for payment or other consideration, and User may not modify, copy, frame, reproduce, sell, publish, transmit, display or otherwise use any portion of the Content without securing the prior written consent of a duly authorized officer of PWC. User may make "fair use" of the protected material as set out under law. Such fair use includes quoting from the protected material in a reasonable manner. When quoting from the protected material, user must attribute the source of the quotation, whether it is Pinnacle World Club or a third party or otherwise. User may not alter, modify or in any other fashion change the protected material, and may not do any other act or acts which might diminish the value of the protected material in a manner which would cast aspersion on the creator of the protected material. User may not redistribute, sell, decode, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise reduce the software to a human-perceivable form. In addition, User agrees not to insert any code or product or manipulate the Content of PinnacleWorldClub.com in any way that affects any other User's experience, and not to use any data mining, robots, cancelbots, Trojan horse, or any data gathering or extraction method in connection with the use of PinnacleWorldClub.com. If any person or entity is interested in gaining permission for use of photos, logos and/or any protected material contained on this website, please send an email to information@pinnacleworldclub.com outlining the specifics of your request.

 Liability

PinnacleWorldClub.com is provided to Pinnacle World Club members and the general public "as is". PWC shall not be held liable for the suitability of the website to User's specific needs. Nor shall PWC be held liable for any error, omission, typographical error or mistake, or otherwise found in the material Content provided by the website.
PWC shall not be held liable for any changes made in the material Content provided by the website whether such changes were made by PWC, User, a third party, other individual, entity or otherwise. User alone shall bear all responsibility for the way in which s/he uses this website. PWC shall not in any manner whatsoever be held liable for any actual or perceived loss or damage caused to User or any third parties arising directly or indirectly from the use of this website, including, but not limited to loss or damage due to the use of applications that were downloaded directly through the website or that were activated by using website, including, but not limited to: ActiveX, JavaScript and Java.

Liability Limitations

Under no circumstances shall PWC be liable for any special or consequential damages that may occur during the use of, or the inability to use, this website, even if PWC or an agent of PWC has been advised of the possibility or probability of such damages. User expressly agrees that in all circumstances, PWC's total tort or contract liability to User for all damages, losses, and causes of action will not exceed the amount paid to PWC by User for the purposes of specifically accessing this website.

Content

PWC makes every reasonable effort to provide website Content that is accurate and correct. However, the specifics of Content and other information contained on this website are subject to ongoing and frequent change. Users are advised that this website’s Content may on occasion not be up-to-date, accurate or complete. In addition, PWC cannot guarantee that technical difficulties will not occur during the uploading of the Content to User’s computer or that the Content will upload successfully to User’s computer. Descriptions, images of, or references to, products, services, persons or entities on this website do not imply PWC’s endorsement of such products, services, persons or entities. In addition, portions of the Content have been contributed to this website by various third parties. The inclusion of such Content does not indicate any approval or endorsement thereof by PWC. PWC hereby reserves the right to withdraw, temporarily or permanently, any Content from this website at any time and for any reason, it its sole discretion. Withdrawal or removal of Content may be immediate and without notice.

Restricted Access

Some of the services or features made available on this website are restricted exclusively to Pinnacle World Club members. Additional services or features may be limited to other authorized Users and may include, but not limited to: family and significant others of Club members, Club staff associates, Club volunteer auxiliary members, applicants for employment, and visitors and guests of the Pinnacle World Club. In order to access these certain areas, specific information including, but not limited to, a member User pass code or information of another type may be required. In the case of Pinnacle World Club members, PWC may offer, limit, modify, or change access requirements, based on level of membership or otherwise, from time to time in its sole discretion. Members and/or other authorized Users who are granted access to restricted services or features are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of their respective passwords. Members and/or other authorized users agree not to use the account, username, or password of another member or other person at any time or to disclose one’s personal password to any third party. Members and/or other authorized Users agree to notify Pinnacle World Club immediately if any unauthorized use of one’s account or access to one’s password is suspected. Members and/or other authorized Users are solely and exclusively responsible for any and all use of their respective accounts.

Third-Party Site Links

PWC may include hyperlinks on this website to other websites or resources operated by parties other than PWC, including, but not limited to, advertisers, sponsors, luxury goods and services merchants, health and wellness practitioners, wealth management services, domestic and/or international humanitarian organizations, charitable non-profit entities, and upscale travel services. This website may provide a link to other websites by allowing the User to leave PinnacleWorldClub.com to access third-party material or by bringing third-party material into the website via inverse hyperlinks and framing technology. PWC has absolutely no ability or discretion to alter, modify, update, change or control the Content on a linked website. It should be clearly understood that the mere fact that PWC has provided a link to a different website, is not in any respect an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, co-sponsorship, or affiliation with respect to such linked website, nor to its owners, management, or providers. PWC has not analyzed all of the linked websites in detail, nor reviewed current professional licenses, if applicable, nor critiqued or otherwise evaluated luxury goods & services linked to its website and is expressly not responsible for the Content or accuracy of any off-site pages nor is responsible for the availability of such external websites or resources, and do not endorse and are not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for the privacy practices or the Content of such websites, including, without limitation, any advertising, products or other materials or services on or available from such websites or resources, nor for any damage, loss or offense caused or alleged to be caused by, or in connection with, the use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on such external websites or resources.

Third Party Communication

Certain areas of PinnacleWorldClub.com may allow members and others to conduct business transactions or purchase luxury goods or services. User communication and/or transactions via PinnacleWorldClub.com with any third party is strictly a private matter between User and such third party. In most cases, these transactions will be conducted directly by third-party merchants and vendors. Under no circumstances will PWC nor any of its affiliates be liable for any goods, services, resources or Content available through or resulting from such third party communications or transactions, or for any harm related thereto. PWC strongly advises members and others to carefully review all applicable third party policies and practices and ensure that you are comfortable with such policies and practices before you engage in any monetary transactions. Any complaints, concerns or questions you may have relating to products or services provided by third parties should be forwarded directly to the third party. Products, goods and services are not available to Users in geographic territories where its distribution is prohibited by law.

Risks

PWC advises Users that there are inherent risks in relying upon, utilizing, or retrieving any information located on the Internet. PWC strongly urges Users to understand these inherent risks before relying upon, utilizing or retrieving any such information or data on a linked site.

PinnacleWorldClub.com is a distributor with regard to Content supplied by third-party merchants and suppliers. PinnacleWorldClub.com does not have editorial control over any such Content. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or Content expressed or made available by third parties are those of the respective author(s), distributor(s), merchant(s) or supplier(s) and not of PinnacleWorldClub.com.

This website may contain advice, opinions, and statements of various information providers and Content providers. PWC does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any such advice, opinion, statement or other information provided by any information provider or Content provider, or any User of this website or other person or entity. Reliance upon any such opinion, advice, statement, or other information shall also be at User’s risk. Neither PWC, nor its affiliates, nor any of their respective agents, employees, information providers or Content providers shall be liable to any User or other person, entity, or otherwise for any inaccuracy, error, omission, interruption, timeliness, completeness, deletion, defect, failure of performance, computer virus, communication line failure, alteration of, or use of any Content herein, regardless of cause, or for any damages resulting therefrom.

Member Postings

PWC does permit Pinnacle World Club members and other authorized Users which may include, but not limited to: family and significant others of Club members, Club Ambassadors, Club volunteer auxiliary members and others to add hyperlinks to this website in specific and appropriate areas of the website provided that the Content of such linked website complies with these Terms and Conditions. However and nevertheless, PWC expressly reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disable or otherwise remove any such links and specifically disclaims any responsibility for the Content on any other Internet websites, including any or all linked websites. PinnacleWorldClub.com prohibits Pinnacle World Club members or other authorized Users the framing of Content available through third-party website(s) or violate intellectual property rights of PWC or any third party’s website. Access to any other Internet website links, including any and all links, are at the User’s own risk. As an international retirement organization which fosters good-will, understanding, and mutual respect amongst people of varying cultures, nationalities and belief systems, members and other authorized Users are admonished to be sensitive that the posting of certain Content may be illegal by certain international laws or territories. Additionally, Users should be aware that linked websites may contain rules and regulations, privacy and confidentiality provisions, transmission of personal data provisions, and other provisions which may differ slightly or significantly from the provisions of PinnacleWorldClub.com. Under no circumstances does or will PWC, its parent company or affiliates take responsibility for any such postings or provisions of postings, and expressly disclaims any and all liability related to such postings or provisions of such postings. PWC, nor its parent company or affiliates endorse or are responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement made through a third-party website, including the Content, accuracy or reliability of any product or service obtained from this website or any other linked website.

Other than required under applicable consumer protection law, PWC, nor its parent company or affiliates will accept responsibility in any way, manner or form for any loss or damage caused by User’s reliance on information obtained through this website or any other website irrespective of how or who provided such information. It is solely the User’s responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any opinion, advice, service or product provided through this website or any linked website. Users are strongly encouraged to seek the advice or recommendations of appropriate professionals of User’s personal choice in determining the value and accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any opinion, advice, service or product provided through this website or any linked website.

Property Rights

Website User expressly recognizes and agrees that PWC’s trademarks are the sole property of PWC or its subsidiaries and affiliates. User does not have any right, title or interest in such or any use thereof, including but not limited to the reproduction of any such trademarks. User agrees that all the trademarks have great value and good will and, in the event of a breach of this section, injury to PWC would be irreparable and, therefore, injunctive relief to protect PWC's interests would be appropriate, without limitation as to other damages which might be allowed by law. Any unauthorized use of website Content immediately terminates all User rights to access any portion of the Content of this website.

Submissions

Website User irrevocably assign to PWC all rights in and to all text, photographs, illustrations, audio, video and any other Content and information, including, but not limited to, any ideas or expressions of ideas embodied therein, including User website screen name or ID or otherwise that User may upload, store, process, post, transmit, distribute, publish or otherwise submit to or through the website (collectively "Submissions"). All comments, suggestions, graphics, ideas, including, but not limited to, product, service and advertising ideas, and information, materials or other portion of the Submissions User submits to PWC through this website will become and remain the exclusive property of PWC, including any future rights associated with such Submissions, even if these Terms and Conditions are later modified amended or terminated. User disclaims any proprietary rights in such Submissions, and further, User acknowledges PWC and/or its subsidiaries, agents, or affiliates unrestricted right to use them, including materials or ideas similar to them, in any medium or method of transmission now known or hereafter devised, without notice, compensation or other obligation to User or any other person or entity. With the exception of personally identifiable information, PWC, its parent company, affiliates, licensees, assigns and/or agencies have no obligation to keep Submissions, or any of the Content contained therein, confidential. No person, entity or otherwise will be entitled to remuneration of any kind, sort, or amount for any use of any Submissions to or through PinnacleWorldClub.com or its parent company, affiliates, licensees, agents, assigns or any other person or entity. User further releases and waives all claims against PWC, its parent company, affiliates and/or agencies with respect to any intellectual property Submissions or other proprietary rights, rights of privacy and publicity, rights of attribution, or any other liability under the governing laws of the United States of America.

User-Created Content

By placing material on, or communicating with PWC, including but not limited to communication on any PWC bulletin board, message or chat area, User represents and warrants that User owns or otherwise controls all of the rights to the Content provided. Additionally, User affirms that such Content is: (a) accurate, and (b) that it does not violate these Terms of Service, and (c) that it will not cause injury to any person or entity. Further, User grants PWC, its affiliates and related entities, a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use, copy, modify, display, archive, store, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works from all information User provides in any public area of the website, in any form, media, software or technology of any kind now existing or developed in the future. Also, User authorizes PWC to include such User-Created Content in a searchable format that may be accessed by Users of the website and other PWC websites. Additionally, User also grants PWC and its affiliates and related entities the right to use User’s surname and any other information concerning User which User
provides in connection with its use and with the reproduction or distribution of such materials or Content. Furthermore, User grants PWC the right to use any material, information, ideas, concepts or techniques contained in any communication User may send to PWC for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing and marketing products, goods or services or using such information in any manner of PWC‘s choosing, without limitation. PWC and its affiliates and related entities are not responsible for the similarity of any User-Created Content or programming in any media or electronic format relative to materials or ideas communicated to or through PinnacleWorldClub.com

Interactive Areas

User is exclusively and solely responsible or all of his/her Submissions, transmitted communication and otherwise, including, but not limited to the Content and other information contained therein. PinnacleWorldClub.com bulletin boards, chat areas, forums, and other such interactive areas are provided for the purpose of offering Pinnacle World Club members and other Users an interesting and stimulating global arena to express one’s individuality, opinions, and to share wisdom, thoughts, ideas and information. Given the nature of the website and the volume of messages and postings, PinnacleWorldClub.com cannot, does not, and will not monitor all of the material posted or transmitted by Users and third party information providers. In order to protect individual safety, Club members and others are advised to use caution and keen judgment when using these features and services. PWC strongly discourages divulging personal telephone numbers, addresses or other information which can or may be used to identify or locate any User personally. PWC reserves the right, in its sole discretion to delete, move, remove, or edit any communications at any time, for any reason, but also has no obligation to review or remove any such content, whether notified or not, nor shall be held accountable, liable or otherwise for negative outcomes, experiences, or activities which may subsequently occur.

CODE OF CONDUCT

The PWC website makes use of the Internet to communicate certain messages; therefore, User conduct is subject to Pinnacle World Club and Internet regulations, policies and procedures. Pinnacle World Club interactive areas make it possible for Club members and others to communicate and otherwise share thoughts, ideas, expressions, and otherwise develop, foster and strengthen camaraderie across domestic and international borders. Appreciating that judgment and opinion are subjective in nature, PWC encourages freedom of speech and a lively marketplace of ideas. We encourage Club members and others to discuss opinions as long as such opinions remain respectful in tone. User is participating in a global community network that is intended for all website Users. Therefore, PWC reserves the right to remove any Content posted on its website at any time for any reason. Decisions as to whether User Content violates any Code of Conduct Rule(s) will be made unilaterally by PWC, in its sole discretion. Without limiting our right to remove Content, PWC has developed guidelines for those individuals communicating on PinnacleWorldClub.com. For initial and continued use of this website, User agrees:

A serious violation of these Rules of Conduct may be referred to appropriate law enforcement authorities, if indicated. PWC reserves the right to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or legal governmental request. If in the opinion of PWC User’s online conduct violates these Terms of Service, PWC, in its sole discretion, reserves the exclusive right to edit, modify, or completely remove any portion of any Submission or Posting which fails to comply with these Terms of Service. In addition, PWC may revoke posting privileges and/or ban any User from accessing this website, in its sole discretion. PWC decisions are final.

If any User discovers a Submission or Posting which violates these Terms of Service, s/he is strongly encouraged to report such violations to PWC at: information@pinnacleworldclub.com. Although PWC, its parent company, affiliates and/or its agencies may regularly or periodically monitor postings and transmissions to the website, please be aware that PWC is not mandated or is in anyway obligated to do so and shall not be liable for any Submissions or Postings on the website. It is the policy of PWC that PWC nor its parent company, affiliates or agencies take a position of endorsement of any portion of any Submission or Posting uploaded, stored, processed, transmitted, distributed, published or otherwise submitted to or through the website.

Copyright Notices

All Content and portions of this website are: Copyright © 2014 PinnacleWorldClub.com, The Pinnacle Building, World Headquarters, 3455 Peachtree Road, NE, Fifth Floor, Atlanta, Georgia 30326 U.S.A., and are protected by international copyright law. All rights reserved. In exchange for User access to this Website’s Content, User agrees that User will not, and will not permit any third party, if in the control of User, to remove, obstruct, modify or otherwise interfere with the delivery or display of intellectual property or advertisements on this website.

All of the information, Content, services and software displayed on, transmitted through, or used in connection with this website, including, advertising, directories, guides, articles, opinions, reviews, text, photographs, images, illustrations, audio clips, video, html, source and object code, software, data, and all other matters related to this website, including without limitation, the selection and arrangement of the aforementioned and the “look and feel” under trade dress law, of this website (collectively, the "Content"), are protected under applicable copyright laws and without limitation are the intellectual property of PWC, and its affiliated companies, licensors and suppliers. PWC actively protects its rights to the Content to the fullest extent of the law. The copying, rearrangement, redistribution, modification, use or publication by User, directly or indirectly, of any such matters or any part of the website, including the removal or alteration of advertising, except for limited rights granted in these Terms of Service, is strictly prohibited. User may not use such Content or materials, except as provided in these Terms of Service.

Third Party Copyright Notice

The website contains text, photographs, graphic art, audio and/or video material licensed from several third-party Content providers ("Third Party Content"). Third Party Content shall not be published, broadcast, rewritten for broadcast or publication or redistributed directly or indirectly in any medium. Neither Third Party Content, nor any portion thereof, may be utilized or stored electronically or reduced to a human-perceivable form except as indicated in the section entitled “Restrictions.” PWC, PinnacleWorldClub.com nor any third party Content providers will be held liable for any delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions therefrom or in the transmission or delivery of all or any part thereof or for any damages arising from any of the foregoing.

Copyright Infringement

PWC respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been replicated in a manner which constitutes copyright infringement or are aware of any infringing material placed by any third party on this website, please notify PWC immediately. PWC has registered an agent with the United States Copyright Office in accordance with the terms of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 ( the “DMCA”) and avails itself of the protections under the Act. PWC reserves the right to remove any Content on this website which allegedly infringes another person's or entity’s copyright. The DMCA provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes upon their rights under U.S. copyright law. If you believe in good faith that Content appearing on PinnacleWorldClub.com infringes your copyright, you (or your agent) may send us a notice requesting that the material be removed, or access to it blocked immediately.

As stipulated with DMCA regulations, the notice should include the following information: (1) a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; (2) identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed (or if multiple copyrighted works located on this website are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works); (3) identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or the subject of infringing activity, and information reasonably sufficient to allow PWC to locate the material on this website; (4) the name, address, telephone number and email address (if available) of the complaining party; (5) a statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law; and (6) a statement that the information in the notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed. Notices with respect to this website should be sent to:

Steven R. Sanders, President, PinnacleWorldClub.com LLC, PinnacleWorldClub.com LLC, The Pinnacle Building, World Headquarters, 3455 Peachtree Road, NE, Fifth Floor, Atlanta, Georgia 30326 U.S.A. Telephone Number: 404.995.7056. E-Mail: information@pinnacleworldclub.com.

Software

Any software that is or shall be available to download from this website is the copyrighted work of PinnacleWorldClub.com vendor, suppliers or others. Use of such software is fully governed by the terms of the end-user license agreement, if any, which accompanies or is included with the software. End Users are not authorized to copy, install or in any way use any software that is accompanied by or includes a license agreement, unless the end user first agrees to the specific license agreement terms and conditions. Any such software is not available to Users in territories where its distribution is prohibited by law.

Links To PinnacleWorldClub.com

Individuals or business entities which operate a web site and wish to link to this website may link only to the home page, http://www.PinnacleWorldClub.com and not to any other page or sub-domain of PinnacleWorldClub.com without expressed written consent by a duly authorized officer of PWC. Permission is expressly not granted to alter, modify, suppress, frame or utilize framing techniques which involve any trademark, logo, copyrighted material or other proprietary information, including, but not limited to, images, photographs, text, page layout, or form of any portion of PinnacleWorldClub.com without expressed written consent by a duly authorized officer of PWC.

Jurisdiction

User’s access to and use of this website is subject to all applicable international, federal, state and local laws and regulations. Unless otherwise specified, the materials in the website are presented solely for the purpose of promoting the PWC, and serve as an informational resource, and benefit to PWC members and their guests. According to the laws of copyright in the USA and pursuant to international treaties, copyright in the office's publications, including those provided by this website, belong to PWC. This agreement shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Georgia, excluding its conflict of law provisions. Exclusive jurisdiction and venue for any legal proceedings related to this agreement shall be in the District Court for Fulton County, Georgia or in the United States Federal Court for the State of Georgia. User hereby consent and submit to the jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action.

International Users

PinnacleWorldClub.com is controlled, operated and administered from its offices within the United States of America. PinnacleWorldClub.com makes no representation that materials or content available through PinnacleWorldClub.com are appropriate or available for use outside the United States and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is hereby strictly prohibited. User may not use PinnacleWorldClub.com or export the Content in violation of U.S. export laws and regulations. If you access PinnacleWorldClub.com from a location outside the United States of America, you solely are responsible for compliance with all local laws.

Termination

The terms and conditions are effective until terminated by either party. User may terminate this agreement at any time by destroying all software or other intellectual property obtained from any PWC website and all copies and installations thereof. The terms and conditions may terminate immediately without notice from PWC if in PWC's sole discretion user fails to comply in any way therewith. Should user elect to terminate this agreement, user must completely destroy all software and/or other intellectual property to a non-human/non-electronic-perceivable form obtained from this web site including any and all other software or intellectual property obtained from any PWC website and any copies thereof.

Warranties

In conformity with the section entitled “Liability” this website again is provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind whatsoever either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, PWC disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for any particular purpose whatsoever. In absolutely no way does PWC warrant the website or its operation will be error-free or uninterrupted. Further, PWC does not warrant that defects will be corrected, or that the website is free from viruses and the like. In no way does PWC warrant use of the website in terms of accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. User assumes the full and entire cost of all necessary repairs. Furthermore, PinnacleWorldClub.com expressly disclaims any responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of website(s) that link to or from PinnacleWorldClub.com that are not produced by PWC. In no way does PinnacleWorldClub.com warrant the security of transmission or privacy of information user may be requested to provide at such website(s), and user hereby irrevocably waive any claim against PWC, its parent company, affiliates and/or agencies with respect to such website(s).

PRIVACY

This website takes every reasonable precaution to protect our users’ information. When users submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and off-line.

This privacy policy describes how PWC, or its affiliates treat the personally identifiable information that is collected about you when you visit the websites to which this policy is linked. PinnacleWorldClub.com is committed to your privacy and other than as provided herein or after receiving your specific consent, PinnacleWorldClub.com will not share any personal information with any third party at any time, unless required by law. For some features and services information including, but not limited to, a user name, password, Club chapter, level of membership, if applicable, or other information may be requested so that we can enhance your user experience by facilitating easy entry into other features and offers on the website, saving your preferences, and so that we may contact you for informational or promotional purposes. The user name and password will also enable us to display for you various Club updates and advertising messages that we believe may be of particular interest.

"Personally identifiable information" is information that we can use to identify you as an individual. Personally identifiable information includes your name, address, telephone number and any other information that is connected with you personally.

This privacy policy does not apply to information collected about you by anyone except PWC and only applies to this specific website. Any information you provide when you visit websites other than those covered by this policy or when you purchase any products or services, or enter contests, that may be linked to or advertised on this website by individuals or entities other than PWC is subject to the privacy policies posted on those sites. Sponsors, charitable organizations, advertisers, and other websites that have links on our site may collect personally identifiable information about you on their websites.

PinnacleWorldClub.com does not collect personally identifying information about any individual website User except when such information is knowingly and willingly provided by such individual, with their consent. As an example, we may ask you for information, such as your email address, zip code and the country in which you are viewing the website. You may also provide information to PinnacleWorldClub.com in other contexts, for example when you enter a sweepstakes or contest, complete a survey, participate in a reader panel, or register for those portions of our website that may require registration. Information such as your age, gender, hobbies or interests may also be requested. This information may sometimes be collected by third party service providers with whom PWC contracts to host the web site or to fulfill requests for services; in that event, PWC asks such service providers to make the personal information available only to PWC for PWC to use in accordance with the terms of this policy and not to use the information for any other purpose. In the event you order something from PinnacleWorldClub.com or one of our sponsors, we may request additional personal information, such as your address, telephone number and credit card information, in order to complete the purchase. You always have the option not to provide the information requested. If you choose not to provide the information we request, you can still visit the PinnacleWorldClub.com website, but you may be unable to access certain options and services. When you become a member of Pinnacle World Club or provide information to PinnacleWorldClub.com in any other manner, you agree to provide only true, accurate, current and complete information.

PinnacleWorldClub.com Users should also be aware that, when Users voluntarily disclose personal information in website areas including, but not limited to, Clubhouse chat areas, bulletin boards or otherwise, that information may be collected by others and may result in unsolicited messages from others.

Information Use

The fundamental goal in collecting user information is to enhance User experience on PinnacleWorldClub.com

Security

User information is stored on servers contracted by PinnacleWorldClub.com located in the United States of America. PWC uses procedural and technical safeguards to protect User personal information against loss or theft as well as unauthorized access and disclosure to protect your privacy, including encryption, "firewalls" and Secure Socket Layers. PWC views and treats User personal data as an invaluable asset that must be protected against loss and unauthorized access. PWC employs many different security techniques and strategies to protect such data from unauthorized access by individuals inside and outside the company. However User acknowledges that ongoing Internet Security issues are a continual and ongoing global concern which posses some measure of risk, no matter how small, and User is willing to assume such risks.

Cookies

"Cookies" are small pieces of information that are stored by your web browser and subsequently stored on a computer's hard drive. Cookies can help a website recognize a previous visitor and remember specific preferences that may have been set during earlier visits. Cookies can securely store a User's profile, personalize User’s website experience and help PWC understand the types of resources the User is interested in. A cookie makes it possible for the User to: (a) access the website without physically re-entering the User name password or other information before each website visit, (b) potentially allow the User access to different restricted areas of the website without re-registering if applicable, and (3) allows the User to personalize the website for use in the future.

Please be aware that PWC does in fact use cookies on our website to track visitor practices and determine which website features and services are most important to Users. PWC uses cookies to track user traffic patterns throughout the PinnacleWorldClub.com website and to remember User passwords and video plug-in. PWC uses this data on an anonymous basis and PWC does not correlate this information with personal data of any specific user.

Many if not most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but please be aware, Users can usually change their respective browser to prevent acceptance of cookies. However, if you elect to disable the receipt of cookies from our website, you may not be able to use certain features of the website. Some of our advertisers, sponsors, charity partners and others may use cookies and web beacons on this website. These third-party ad servers or ad networks may use technology associated with their respective advertisements. In such case, they may automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see. PWC’s privacy policy does not apply to such third-party web sites. PWC has no control whatsoever over these cookies that may be used by third-party advertisers, sponsors or others. You may elect to consult the respective privacy policies of these third-parties for detailed information on their privacy practices as well as for instructions concerning how to opt-out of certain practices, if interested.

Browsers

PinnacleWorldClub.com web servers may automatically collect information about a site user's IP address, browser type and the URL that you just came from (whether this URL is on the website or not) and which URL you next go to (whether this URL is on the website or not) by reading this information from the user's browser (information provided by every user's browser). If gathered, this information will be collected in a database and used--in an aggregated, anonymous manner--in our internal analysis of traffic patterns within our website. This information would then be automatically logged by most websites. PinnacleWorldClub.com may use a third party to collect information, including through the use of web beacons.

Interactive Communications

To enhance one’s User experience PWC may provide User with interactive communications, as an example, electronic newsletters to the e-mail address User has provide to us. Such interactive communications are provided only to those Users who have expressly requested same, and provided PWC with permission to receive same as part of their user profile.

From time to time PWC may provide e-mails highlighting for example new features or services, promotions, and contests on the website to those Users who have expressly provided PWC with permission to send such communications as part of their User profile.

Information Sharing

When User is on an area of PinnacleWorldClub.com and is asked for personal information, User is sharing that information with PinnacleWorldClub.com as well as business partners and vendors providing hosting and other services for PinnacleWorldClub.com. If you prefer that your personal information is not to be shared, you have the right and the option of choosing not to allow the transfer of your personal information by not using that particular service. In addition, please be aware, any personally identifiable information provided by our Users as part of an advertiser or sponsor online promotion may be provided directly to those advertisers or sponsors.

In the event you purchase goods or services from PinnacleWorldClub.com a partner, or advertiser, and you provide personal information to PinnacleWorldClub.com incident to such purchase, PinnacleWorldClub.com may provide this information: a) to the third party vendor(s) to the extent necessary to fulfill your order, and b) to a third party shipping service or common carrier as necessary to deliver your order to you.

Third Party Communication

PWC greatly respects the privacy of our Users and PWC shall not disclose or distribute our User list to any third party, nor shall PWC permit anyone else to do so. However, PWC does make available for rental our list of those Users who have knowingly and expressly provided us with their permission to receive third party information and offers as part of their User profile. In those specific cases, User personally identifiable information is not transferred to the third party.

Aggregate Information

In order to attract and retain advertisers we use the aggregated, anonymous information, as well as information from third-party market researchers. to describe our services to partners and to assist our advertisers and sponsors to better understand our online audience. PWC does not disclose personally identifying information about our Users to these parties.

Contractual Services

PWC may occasionally hire or otherwise engage the limited services of other companies for example, performing statistical analysis of our services. PWC will only provide those companies the personal information they need to deliver that specific service. These companies are subject to agreements that require them to maintain the confidentiality of User information and they are expressly prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.

Targeted Interest

To develop Content targeted to User interests, PWC may use aggregated User information to determine which areas of our website Users prefer based upon traffic to those areas. PWC does not track what individual Users read, but instead how well each page or content area performs generally.

Children

Protecting the privacy of the very young is of paramount importance to us. Specifically for that reason, we never intentionally collect or maintain information at our website from children we actually know or believe are under 13 years of age, and no part of our web site is structured to attract anyone under 13 years of age. In the event that we learn or have reason to believe that PWC has collected any personal information from a child under the age of 13 years of age, without verification of parental consent, PWC will delete that information from our database as quickly as possible.

Change Notifications

Should PWC change its privacy policy, PWC will post for a minimum of ten (10) business days, notification regarding such changes on the PinnacleWorldClub.com home page so Users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point PWC decides to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify Users by way of last User’s email address PWC has on file. At User’s option, User will have a choice as to whether PWC may utilize their personally identifiable information in a different manner. PWC’s policy is that information will be utilized solely in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected, unless and until User authorizes otherwise.

Finally and simply, PWC never utilizes or shares the personally identifiable information provided to us online in any manner unrelated to the ones described above without also providing User an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated use(s).

GENERAL

Sale or Bankruptcy

The ownership of PinnacleWorldClub.com may change at some point in the future. Should that occur, new ownership may be desirous maintaining a relationship with you. In the event of a sale, merger, public offering, bankruptcy or other change in control of PinnacleWorldClub.com, User private and personally identifiable information may be shared or otherwise transferred with the new person or business which then owns or controls this website. Opting out of receiving information from third parties will not impede or otherwise affect PWC’s right and legal ability to transfer User information to a new owner.

Legal Disclosure

PinnacleWorldClub.com may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on PinnacleWorldClub.com or to protect and defend the rights or property of PinnacleWorldClub.com.

Provisions

If any clause or provision of this agreement shall be held to be invalid in whole or in part, then the remaining clauses and provisions, or portions thereof, shall nevertheless be and remain in full force and effect.

Amendments

No amendment, alteration, modification of or addition to this agreement shall be valid or binding unless expressed in writing and signed by the parties to be bound thereby.

Captions

The captions of each section are added as a matter of convenience only and shall be considered of no effect in the construction of any provision of this agreement. Attorneys' fees. If any party hereto shall bring any suit or action against another for relief, declaratory or otherwise, arising out of this agreement, the prevailing party shall have and recover against the other party, in addition to all court costs and disbursements, such sum as the court may adjudge to be reasonable attorneys' fees.

Survival

Any and all warranties, provisions, rights and obligations of the parties herein described and agreed to be performed subsequent to the termination of this agreement shall survive the termination of this agreement.

Waiver

Failure to insist upon strict compliance with any of the terms, covenants and conditions hereof shall not be deemed a waiver of such terms, covenants and conditions, nor shall any waiver or relinquishment of any right or power hereunder at any one or more times be deemed a waiver or relinquishment of such right or power at any other time or times. No waiver shall be valid unless in writing and signed by an authorized officer of PWC.

Modifications

PWC shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove terms of this Terms of Service and Privacy Statement at any time, without notice. Changes shall be effective immediately, expect where specifically stipulated otherwise herein. User agrees to review this Terms of Service and Privacy Statement periodically as subsequent use by User of this website shall constitute User’s full acceptance of any changes. PWC shall have the right at any time to change or discontinue any aspect of this website. Any and all such changes, modifications, additions or deletions shall take effective immediately upon posting, unless specifically stipulated otherwise herein. Further, any subsequent use by User after such posting shall conclusively be deemed to be full and complete acceptance by User of any and all such changes, modifications or deletions.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments regarding our Terms of Service or Privacy Policy, you are invited to contact us by email at: information@pinnacleworldclub.com.

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Revised and posted as of January 02, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

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