GoFishOhio/GFO Walleye Tour
Privacy Policy
Terms of Use

    This web site and content is an online information and communication service
provided by GoFishOhio, LLC and its affiliated companies ("GoFishOhio/GFOTour.com").

    Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using this site. By using this web site,
you signify your agreement with these Terms of Use. If you do not agree with any of the
below Terms of Use, do not use this site. GoFishOhio reserves the right, in its sole
discretion, to modify, alter or otherwise update these Terms of Use at any time without
notice. Such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting of the modified
Terms of Use. By using this service after we have posted notice of such modifications,
alterations, or updates, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. GoFishOhio retains
the right to deny access to anyone at its complete discretion for any reason including for
violation of any of these Terms of Use.

    This web site provides links to many other web sites not affiliated with GoFishOhio
or our corporate sites that may have a Terms of Use Policy different from, or in addition to,
the Terms of Use specified herein, particularly in the case of web sites hosting third-party
content or that allow postings by third-parties. By accessing such web sites through links
provided on this web site, you agree to abide by each applicable Terms of Use policy as
therein specified.

Copyright and Trademark
   
All documents and information on this site are copyrighted materials of GoFishOhio
and (GoFishOhio/GFOTour.com) and its approved content providers and licensors.
These documents and information may not, under any circumstances, be copied, resold or
redistributed for any kind of compensation without prior written consent of GoFishOhio
and/or the appropriate licensor. Requests for permission to reproduce or redistribute any
materials found on this site should be sent to webmaster@GoFishOhio

    GoFishOhio welcomes links to GoFishOhio. Users are free to establish hypertext
links to this site so long as the link does not state or imply any sponsorship of users’ sites
by GoFishOhio, LLC or any GoFishOhio affiliate or subsidiary.

    No framing. Without the prior written consent of GoFishOhio, users may not "frame"
any of the content of this site or incorporate into another Web Site or other service any
intellectual property of GoFishOhio or any of its licensors. Requests for permission to
frame any GoFishOhio site's content may be emailed to webmaster@GoFishOhio
or mailed via United States Postal Service to;
GoFishOhio Webmaster,
P.O. Box 670563
Northfield, OH  44067-0563

    You may not use any trademark or service mark appearing on this site without the prior
written consent of the owner of the mark. The "gofishohio" logo and name is trademarked.
All other names and brands are the property of their respective owners.

PRIVACY POLICY
     GoFishOhio is very respectful about the privacy concerns of the visitors to its sites
on the Internet. As a general policy, no personal information is automatically collected from
visitors to this site. However, certain non-personal information of visitors is recorded by the
standard operation of GoFishOhio(GoFishOhio/GFOTour.com) Internet servers.
This information is primarily used to provide an enhanced online experience for the visitor.
Information tracked includes the type of browser being used by the visitor (e.g., Netscape,
Internet Explorer), the type of operating system (e.g., Macintosh, Windows) in use by the
visitor and the domain name of the visitor's Internet service provider (e.g., Adelphia,
America Online, etc.). By having this information, web pages optimized for a particular
visitor's computer are automatically made available to that visitor.

    Other use of this information may include internal review of the number of visitors to
this site but only in an aggregate and non-personally-identifiable form. E-mail addresses
and other personally identifiable data about visitors to this site are known to GoFishOhio
only when voluntarily submitted by the user. GoFishOhio affiliated web sites that are
linked to this site and that engage in any additional information practices will explain those
practices at that site.

Use of IP Addresses
    An IP address is a number that's automatically assigned to your computer whenever
you're surfing the Web. Web servers -- the big computers that "serve up" Web pages --
automatically identify your computer by its IP address.

    GoFishOhio collects IP addresses for the purposes of system administration, report
aggregate information, and to audit the use of our site. When Guests request pages from
GoFishOhio sites, our servers log the Guests' IP addresses. We do not normally link IP
addresses to anything personally identifiable, which means that a user's session will be
logged, but the user remains anonymous to us. We can and will use IP addresses to identify
a user when we feel it is necessary to enforce compliance with our Acceptable Use Policy or
Terms of Service or to protect our service, site, customers, or others.

    Some services within GoFishOhio, such as the fishing message boards, may display
IP addresses along with the message poster's name and message. Please review each
service prior to use and only use those that disclose information you're comfortable sharing.

Use of Cookies
   
What are cookies? Cookies are pieces of information that a Web site transfers to an
individual's hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Cookies make Web-surfing easier for
you by saving your preferences while you're at our site. We never save passwords or credit
card information in cookies. The use of cookies is an industry standard -- you'll find them at
most major Web sites.

    By showing how and when Guests use a site, cookies can help us to see which areas are
popular and which are not. Many improvements and updates to the site are based on such
data as total number of visitors and pages viewed. This information is most easily tracked
with cookies. We use the information from cookies to provide services better tailored to our
users needs.

    GoFishOhio has two primary uses for these cookies. First, we use them to specify
unique preferences. Secondly, we use cookies to track user trends and patterns. This helps
us better understand and improve areas of the respective site that our users find valuable.
While both of these activities depend on the use of a cookie, visitors to any GoFishOhio
site always have the option of disabling cookies via their browser preferences.

    Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can reset your browser to refuse
all cookies or to prompt you when a cookie is being sent. However, note that some parts of
the site may not function properly or may be considerably slower if you refuse cookies.

Links to Other Sites
   
Users should be aware that when they are on any GoFishOhio site, they could be
directed to other sites that are beyond our control. There are links to other sites from our
pages that take you outside our service. These other sites may send their own cookies to
users, collect data, or solicit personal information.

    Please keep in mind that whenever you give out your personal information online ---
for example, via message boards or chat --- that information can be collected and used
by people you don't know. While GoFishOhio strives to protect their users' personal
information and privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose
freely online and you do so at your own risk.

    GoFishOhio policy does not extend to anything that is inherent in the operation of the
Internet, and therefore beyond GoFishOhio's control, and is not to be applied in any
manner contrary to applicable law or governmental regulation.

Security
   
The importance of security for all personally identifiable information associated with our
Guests is of utmost concern to us. We exercise great care in providing secure transmission
of your information from your PC to our servers. Unfortunately, no data transmission over
the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect
your personal information, GoFishOhio can't ensure or warrant the security of any
information you transmit to us or from our online products or services, and you do so at
your own risk. We have systems in place to securely record and store your personal
information, and once we receive your transmission, we ensure its security on our systems.

A Special Note To Parents
   
Children must get permission from their parents before sending any information about
themselves (such as their names, E-mail addresses, and phone numbers) over the Internet,
to GoFishOhio or to anyone else. GoFishOhio will not knowingly allow anyone under
the age of 13 to register with any of our corporate sites, to order Elk Publicatons services or
products online, or to access any features that require registration. GoFishOhio believes
that parents should supervise their children's online activities and consider using parental
control tools available from online services and software manufacturers that help provide a
kid-friendly online environment. These tools can also prevent children from disclosing online
their name, address, and other personal information without parental permission. For
additional information about parental control tools, please consult the "Consumer
Assistance" page of the Direct Marketing Association home page (www.the-dma.org).

Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability
   
The materials on all GoFishOhio web sites are provided "as is" and without warranties
of any kind either express or implied. GoFishOhio disclaims all warranties, express or
implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a
particular purpose, other than those warranties which, under the laws applicable to this
agreement, are implied by law and are incapable of exclusion, restriction, or modification.

    Neither GoFishOhio, nor its affiliated or related entities, nor any person involved in
the creation, production, and distribution of any GoFishOhio web site warrant that the
functions contained in the materials will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be
corrected, or that GoFishOhio or the server that makes them available are free of
viruses or other harmful components. The material and info that you read on our web site
is provided solely for entertainment and promotional purposes. GoFishOhio does not
warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the
materials on our web sites in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise.

    You expressly agree that use of the GoFishOhio/GFOTour.com site is at your
sole risk. You (and not GoFishOhio) assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing,
repair or correction. You expressly agree that neither GoFishOhio, nor its affiliated or
related entities, nor any of their respective employees, or agents, nor any person or entity
involved in the creation, production, and distribution of this GoFishOhio web site are
responsible or liable to any person or entity whatsoever for any loss, damage (whether
actual, consequential, punitive or otherwise), injury, claim, liability or other cause of any
kind or character whatsoever based upon or resulting from the use of this site or any other
GoFishOhio web site. By way of example, and without limiting the generality of the
foregoing, GoFishOhio and related persons and entities shall not be responsible or liable
for any claim or damage arising from failure of performance, error, omission, interruption,
deletion, defect, delay in operation, computer virus, theft, destruction, unauthorized access
to or alteration of personal records, or the reliance upon or use of data, information,
opinions or other materials appearing on this site. You expressly acknowledge and agree
that GoFishOhio is not liable or responsible for any defamatory, offensive or illegal
conduct of other subscribers or third parties.

Indemnification
   
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless, GoFishOhio, its officers, directors,
employees, agents, licensors, suppliers and any third party information providers to the
Service from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable
attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of these Terms of Use.

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 In Friendship,
Erich, a.k.a. BassHunter
Your editor and gofishohio webmaster

Thanks for Visiting!

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