Boundary Waters Member Profile
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Users agree that in using BWCA.com that they are engaging in a social media, public activity and in doing so they are exposing information about themselves when they post to text, images, and other information to the site. If a user chooses to share their name, email, and other personal informational publically on BWCA.COM, that they are exposing their own information and BWCA.com cannot protect them from this.
Third PartiesWith the exception of our public Member Directory, BWCA.COM does not release any personal information (including name, email, address, and phone) 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.
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Photo Journal AreaThe photo area is built to allow members to share their photos with others. By uploading photos to the photo area, you are allowing these photos to be displayed by BWCA.COM or other sites or applications associated with bwca.com through ownership interest, affiliation, social media, or business partnership. If you wish to denote copyright information on these photos, then please put this copyright in the image itself. Please do not upload photos which are pornographic in nature. Please do not upload photos in violation of a copyright. The administration of this site reserves the right to remove inappropriate photographs and to limit the number and size of photos uploaded to the site by a member. The digital photograph may be automatically modified by BWCA.COM to meet our size limits.
Trip ReportsThe trip report area was built to allow members to share their trip reports with others. By posting trip reports to this site, you are allowing this report and associated photos and content to be displayed on BWCA.COM or BWCA.COM associated sites, social media such as Facebook.com pages or other social network sites or affiliated/partner sites presenting BWCA.COM material. If you wish to denote copyright on trip reports, then do so in the report itself. Please do not post trip reports which violate copyrights. The administration of this site reserves the right to remove inappropriate trip reports. Trip reports may be modified by BWCA.COM during display.
Online MapsBWCA.COM provides the online maps as basic information and a data sharing tool. These maps should not be used for detailed planning or navigation purposes. By posting information in the maps area such as campsite ratings, portages reviews, photos, or any other information, you are granting bwca.com unlimited rights to use this data in perpetuity on bwca.com, affiliated or partner sites or tools or apps, or on social media.
Online Messageboard InformationUsing our BWCA.COM Online Messageboard constitutes your agreement to our Messageboard Guide. This guide serves as the official rulebook and code of conduct for our BWCA.COM Messageboard. This guide is specific and applicable to only the Messageboard area of BWCA.COM.
By using the Messageboard, you agree to abide by these rules.
We do not read or view everything posted by visitors and members to BWCA.COM. If you believe that a message, trip report, photo, review, or any other content posted to BWCA.COM is inappropriate, please contact us at info@BWCA.COM to notify us.
Troll PolicyBWCA.COM does not condone the behavior 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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Last modified: 5/22/2020