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Online MapsBWCA.COM provides the online maps as basic information. These maps should not be used for detailed planning or navigation purposes. The base maps are provide courtesy of the USGS. Microsoft TerraServer.net provides the image databases accessed by the BWCA.COM map application.
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Troll PolicyBWCA.COM does not condone the behavor of what we term "trolls". "Trolls" are members or visitors who join or post on BWCA.COM with what we perceive as an intent to bother, harass, annoy, or create continued argument. If we believe a member or visitors is a troll, then we will attempt to block or remove them from the site, or otherwise take action we feel is necessary. "Trolls" have no rights or protection on this site.
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Third PartiesWith the exception of our public Member Directory, BWCA.COM does not release any personal information gathered from BWCA.COM users to ANYONE outside of the BWCA.COM organization with the exception being when a member on our Messageboard is attempting to defraud, damage, harass others or generally cause mischief. BWCA.COM is very much against anonymous internet behavior which is troublesome in nature. We will not protect the privacy of individuals ("trolls") who cause trouble or who create multiple member accounts. Again, we respect the privacy of our users and expect mutual respect amoung members and visitors.
Online Messageboard ExtrasWhen a member signs up or message is posted to the BWCA.COM online Messageboard, our servers capture the originating Internet Protocol (IP) Address. This information allows us to identify the origin of posted messages. By having this information, we can track malicious posters and contact their Internet Provider if their posted messages continue to violate our Messageboard Guide. We use this IP address at our discretion to protect the site from what behavior we deem are negative to a productive online community.