Terms of Use / Privacy Policy

1. Acceptance of Terms. Welcome to this website (“http://www.ohmegardens.com”) which is published by the County of Chelan. Use of this website is voluntary. By using this website, you consent to the collection and use of your personally identifiable information (“PII”) and non-personal information as described in this Online Privacy Statement. This Online Privacy Statement only governs the use and disclosure of information collected through this website.

2. Security. Ohme Gardens is dedicated to preserving your privacy and security while viewing our Website at www.ohmegardens.com. We strive to retrieve the minimum amount of information about our visitors necessary to provide a host of various services and resources. This Terms of Use & Privacy Policy page outlines practices and procedures affecting visitors of our site in accordance with the Washington State Internet Privacy Guidelines. Ohme Gardens reserves the right to change these policies and the corresponding information on this page at any time without prior notice.

3. Non-Personal Information Ohme Gardens Collects From You.
Ohme Gardens automatically collects information about your Internet connection, including but not limited to:

  • The Internet Protocol (IP) address and name of the Internet domain you used to access the Internet;
  • The IP address of the website from which you linked directly to a Ohme Gardens's website;
  • The date and time you accessed a Ohme Gardens's website;
  • The pages you visited; and
  • The web browser and operating system you used to access a Ohme Gardens's website.
This information (“non-personal information”) does not identify you personally. Ohme Gardens uses this non-personal information to monitor the effectiveness of this website and to consider potential improvements to this website.

4. Personally Identifiable Information Ohme Gardens Might Collect From You. Ohme Garden may request that you voluntarily provide certain personally identifiable information (“PII”) to participate in the password-protected areas, download information, join Ohme Garden's mailing lists, engage in payment transactions and/or donations, or for other purposes (as defined in this Terms of Use). Ohme Garden does not collect any PII about you when you visit this website unless you give Ohme Garden that information. Ohme Garden is a state agency, and as such, subject to the laws governing the Preservation and Destruction of Public Records (RCW 40.14). As Ohme Gardens determines is appropriate, Ohme Gardens will maintain or destroy PII you voluntarily provide.

5. Use of Your Personally Identifiable Information. Unless there are restrictions on use of your PII or unless Ohme Gardens tells you otherwise, Ohme Gardens (or third parties engaged by Ohme Gardens) may use your PII to:

  • Administer your participation in this website;
  • Communicate information Ohme Gardens thinks may be of interest to you;
  • Fulfill your requests for services or materials;
  • Contact you;
  • Conduct research or surveys;
  • Respond to subpoenas, court orders or legal process; and
  • Establish or exercise Ohme Gardens’s legal rights or defend against legal claims.

6. Sharing Your Information. Through display, Ohme Gardens may disclose your PII to other authorized users of this website. Ohme Gardens may use third party service providers and suppliers to facilitate this website and the services Ohme Gardens provides, and they may have access to PII. Authorized users are Ohme Gardens and Chelan County employees or third parties who have been granted access and have a need to know the information collected in order to fulfill Ohme Gardens’s mission. Ohme Gardens may disclose PII to other affiliated institutions and/or if Ohme Gardens is required to do so by law. Ohme Gardens is a state agency, and as such, Ohme Gardens is subject to the Washington Public Records Act, RCW 42.56. As Ohme Gardens determines it is appropriate to do so, Ohme Gardens will disclose PII requested pursuant to this law.

7. Use of Cookies and Applets. Ohme Gardens sometimes transfers “cookies” and “applets” to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser to collect non-personal information about your visit to this website. Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that Ohme Gardens uses to identify your computer. Applets are small computer applications that relate information back to Ohme Gardens. Ohme Gardens may use information from cookies and applets for purposes such as website administration or assessing the technical function of this website. Ohme Gardens may also use cookies and applets to track information about which pages you visit within this website to help Ohme Gardens gauge the effectiveness of this website or Ohme Gardens content. The help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, but this may limit your ability to use some features of this website.

8. Linked Sites. Ohme Gardens may provide links on this website to other sites of interest. Your use of such linked websites is subject to the privacy statements of the providers of those websites. Ohme Gardens encourages you to be aware when you leave this website and to read the privacy statements of each website you visit.

9. Disclaimer of Warranties. The use of this website is solely at your own risk. This website is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Ohme Gardens expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind with respect to this website whether express or implied, including, without limitation, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Ohme Gardens expressly disclaims any responsibility for the actions of any other user of this website. Some states do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusions may not apply to you. Ohme Gardens makes no warranty that this website will meet your requirements, or will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, current, accurate, complete or error-free or that the results that may be obtained by use of the site will be accurate or reliable. You understand and acknowledge that your sole and exclusive remedy with respect to any defect in or dissatisfaction with the site is to cease to use this website. You may have other rights which may vary from state to state.

10. Exclusions and Limitation of Liability. You expressly understand and Agree that Ohme Gardens shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or exemplary damages, including without limitation, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data loss, or other losses (even if advised of the possibility of such damages) resulting from any matter related to your use of this website.

11. Intellectual Property. This website and its contents are owned by Ohme Gardens or third parties and are protected by law, including but not limited to copyright and trademark law. Certain content, such as copyrighted materials and trademarks, are used by permission of third parties. Except as allowed by law (such as fair use) or as expressly permitted in connection with specific content, this website and its contents may not be reproduced, modified, distributed, displayed, performed, or used in any way without the prior written permission of Ohme Garden or the third-party owner.

12. Links. This website may include links to other websites. You acknowledge and agree that such links are provided for your convenience and do not reflect any endorsement by Ohme Gardens with respect to the linked site or its provider. Ohme Gardens makes no representations or warranties with respect to any linked website: Your use of any linked website is solely at your own risk.

13. Contact Information. If you have questions about these Terms of Use / Privacy Policy, you should contact the Ohme Gardens or Chelan County which publishes the website. Many websites will have a contact link.