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Policies & Terms of Use

Privacy Policy

Information Collection

The Pacific Coast Branch considers the privacy of our visitors and users to be extremely important. The Pacific Coast Branch does not collect personally identifiable information about you when you visit our Website (“Website”).

The Pacific Coast Branch does, however, automatically collect and store information about your visit to our Website (“Log Data”). The Log Data automatically collected and stored may include: the IP address from which you access our Website; the type of browser and operating system used to access our Website; the date and time you accessed our Website; and the pages, files, documents, and links that were visited on the Website. In addition, we use a third party service, Google Analytics (“Google Analytics Data”), to collect, monitor, and analyze this Log Data.

Both the Log Data and the Google Analytics Data is used strictly to analyze user trends and administer the Website, and this Data is not linked to any information that is personally identifiable and is not used to contact you personally.

Cookies are files with small amount of data that may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your computer’s hard drive.

The Pacific Coast Branch Website uses “cookies” to collect anonymous information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent.

This information is used strictly to analyze user trends and administer the site and is not linked to any information that is personally identifiable and is not used to contact you personally.

The Pacific Coast Branch Website contains links to other Websites. Please note that these other Websites’ policies may differ from the Pacific Coast Branch’s. As the user you should carefully read and understand those policies. The Pacific Coast Branch is not responsible for and does not endorse the contents of any Website of any other third party nor the policies or actions of any such third party.

Terms & Conditions of Use

The Pacific Coast Branch website from which you accessed this agreement (“the Website”) is provided to you subject to the following conditions. These terms are in addition to any other terms governing access to the Website. By visiting (in any manner) the Website you accept these terms and conditions (the “Terms of Service”). Please read them carefully. Any Non–Human Visitors to the Website shall be considered agents of the individual(s) who controls, authors or otherwise makes use of them. The access rights granted to you under the Terms of Service are non–transferable without the express written permission of the owner of the Website.

Content Usage & Attribution License

Creative Commons License
All Content by Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

You are free to:
Share: Copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format.
Adapt: Remix, transform, and build upon the material.
Under these terms:
Attribution: You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.
NonCommercial: You may not use the material for commercial purposes.
ShareAlike: If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.

Special License Restrictions for Non–Human Visitors

Special restrictions on a visitor’s license to access the Website apply to Non–Human Visitors. Non–Human Visitors include, but are not limited to, web spiders, bots, indexers, robots, crawlers, harvesters, or any other computer programs designed to access, read, compile or gather content from the Website automatically.

Email addresses on this site are considered proprietary intellectual property. It is recognized that these email addresses are provided for human visitors alone. You acknowledge and agree that each email address the Website contains has a value not less than US $50. You further agree that the compilation, storage, and/or distribution of these addresses substantially diminishes the value of these addresses. Intentional collection, harvesting, gathering, and/or storing this Website’s email addresses is recognized as a violation of this agreement and expressly prohibited.

Applicable Law & Jurisdiction

Each party agrees that any suit, action or proceeding brought by such party against the other in connection with or arising from the Terms of Service (“Judicial Action”) shall be governed by the law of the state of residence of the registered Administrative Contact (the “Admin State”) for the Website as such laws are applied to agreements between Admin State residents entered into and performed entirely within the Admin State. You consent to the jurisdiction of federal and state courts within the Admin State. You consent to the venue in any action brought against him in connection with breaches of these Terms of Service. You consent to electronic service of process regarding actions under the above agreement.

Records of Visitor Use & Abuse

You consent to having your Internet Protocol address recorded. An email address may appear immediately below (the “Identifier”) if we suspect potential abuse. The Identifier is uniquely matched to your Internet Protocol address. Visitors agree not to use this address for any reason.

Visitors agree that harvesting, gathering, storing, transferring to a third party or sending any message(s) to the identifier constitutes an acceptance and subsequent breach of these terms of service.

Acceptance of Policies and Terms & Changes to Policies and Terms

By using or accessing the Website in any way, viewing or browsing the Website, you are agreeing to be bound by these Policies and Terms.

The Pacific Coast Branch reserves the right to modify these Terms at any time. We do so by posting and drawing attention to the updated terms on the Website. Your decision to continue to visit and make use of the Website after such changes have been made constitutes your formal acceptance of the new Policies and Terms.

Therefore, we ask that you check and review this Agreement for such changes on an occasional basis. Should you not agree to any provision of this Agreement or any changes we make to this Agreement, we ask and advise that you do not use or continue to access the Pacific Coast Branch Website immediately.

Any participation in this Website will constitute acceptance of this agreement. If you do not agree to abide by the above, please do not use this Website.

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