Legal

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

Your use of the Ridgecrest Associates LLC (“Ridgecrest Associates”) Web site is subject to the following Terms of Use (“TOU”). Ridgecrest Associates reserves the right to update the TOU at any time without notice to you.

PRIVACY AND PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

See the privacy statement in the section below for disclosures relating to the collection and use of your information.

WEB SITE CONTENT

All content available on this Web site is the copyrighted work of Ridgecrest Associates.
Any reproduction or redistribution of this Web site, in whole or in part, without the written permission of Ridgecrest Associates is expressly prohibited by law, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Elements of Web sites are protected by copyright, trade dress, trademark, unfair competition, and other laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part. No logo, graphic, sound or image from any Ridgecrest Associates Web site may be copied or retransmitted unless expressly permitted by Ridgecrest Associates. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible.

Ridgecrest Associates makes no representations about the suitability of the information or content contained in the Web site for any purpose. All such materials are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind. Ridgecrest Associates hereby disclaims all warranties and conditions with regard to the Web site, including all warranties and conditions of merchantability, whether express, implied or statutory, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement. In no event shall Ridgecrest Associates be liable for any special, indirect or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, data or profits, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other tortious action, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of information available from the Web site. The Web site may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically made to the Web site, and Ridgecrest Associates may make improvements and/or changes to the Web site at any time and without any notice.

NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE

As a condition of your use of the Web site, you will not use the Web site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Web site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any Ridgecrest Associates server, or the network(s) connected to any Ridgecrest Associates server, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Web site. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Web site, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any Ridgecrest Associates server, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Web site.

Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of the State of California.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

The links in the Web site will let you leave Ridgecrest Associates site. The linked sites are not under the control of Ridgecrest Associates and Ridgecrest Associates is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. Ridgecrest Associates is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any linked site. Ridgecrest Associates is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Ridgecrest Associates of the linked site.

THIRD PARTY SOFTWARE

We use third-party software to power certain features of our website, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the reliability, availability or functionality of the third-party software.

Privacy

Ridgecrest Associates and its affiliates are committed to protecting users’ privacy, and we want to keep you informed of our privacy practices through this Web site. This privacy policy applies to those Ridgecrest Associates and affiliate Web sites that link to this notice. We encourage you to read this policy to ensure you understand our privacy practices.

Some of our clients provide Ridgecrest Associates and its affiliates with personally identifiable information about their customers so we can perform various services such as online campaign analysis. In addition, as part of our services, we may collect information about user interaction with client Web sites and provide that information along with our analysis to the client. All of this information belongs to the client and, as their customer, you should review the privacy policies of the sites you visit. Ridgecrest Associates and its affiliates make no other use of this personally identifiable information.

The responsible use of cookies and web beacons (aka: action tags or pixel gifs) plays an important role in the services Ridgecrest Associates and its affiliates provide to clients. Our services allow our clients to better serve you, their customer. Ridgecrest Associates and its affiliates may use cookie and web beacon technology for planning, serving, analyzing, and managing online campaigns on behalf of our clients. Depending on your web browser, you may be able to change how your computer treats cookies so that cookies are not used or saved. Please check with your browser provider for more information on managing cookies.

EMAIL SERVICE ON BEHALF OF RIDGECREST ASSOCIATES OR AFFILIATE CLIENTS

When we conduct an e-mail campaign for our clients, we generally use e-mail service providers. Ridgecrest Associates or its affiliates may use cookie and web beacon technology to track the campaign’s effectiveness.

RIDGECREST ASSOCIATES AND AFFILIATE WEB SITES

The Ridgecrest Associates and affiliate Web sites provide users with information about products and services, as well as company contact information. We do not collect personal information unless you provide it to us for items such as a request for a blueprint. We will express our need for the personal information at the point of collection.

Personal information is any information that can be used to identify an individual, and may include, but is not limited to, name, email address, postal or other physical address, telephone number and other information required to provide a service, deliver a product, or carry out a transaction you have requested.
We will only use your personal information in the way we specified when it was collected. We will not subsequently change the way your personal information is used without your consent.

We may respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process by disclosing your personal information and other related information, if necessary. We also may disclose your personal information to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.

OUR COMMITMENT TO CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

We do not collect or maintain information at our website from those we explicitly know are under 13, and our website is not structured to attract anyone under 13.

POLICY UPDATES OR CHANGES

Ridgecrest Associates and its affiliates may update or change this privacy policy at any time and such changes will become effective immediately after they are posted unless otherwise stated. We encourage you to review our privacy policy whenever you use this Web site.

Comments, Questions, or ComplaintsPlease send questions, complaints, or requests for more information about the privacy policy of Ridgecrest Associates and its affiliates to info@ridgecrestassociates.com.