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All text, images, logos and information contained on this official American Rose Society (ARS) web site are the intellectual property of the American Rose Society unless otherwise registered and are protected under the U.S. Copyright Act 17 U.S.C. 101-810. Copyright gives the owner exclusive right to reproduce, distribute, perform, display, or license a given work. Whether or not the web site includes a statement about copyright, the US Copyright Act provides protection for such works, and they may not be used or reproduced without permission.
It is the responsibility of all parties submitting materials on the ARS domain address to ensure that such material does not violate other parties’ proprietary rights and does not otherwise violate law or applicable ARS policy. ARS reserves the right to delete or make inaccessible files that contain material that is determined to be in violation of law or of applicable ARS policy. ARS is not responsible for any errors in the material provided on the web site and shall not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of any material found on official ARS web sites.
The reproduction and quotation of the design, pictures, and logos used on this ARS web site are permitted to Editors of newsletters and bulletins of affiliated rose societies of the American Rose Society and their chapters provided appropriate credit is given to source, author and Editor. Otherwise they may not be copied and used or posted by any other person or entity. Links may be directed to these pages, but images, logos, maps, may not be copied and/or posted for any reason.
The American Rose Society is committed to protecting the privacy of our members and guests. We want you to understand how your information is collected, stored and used.
Information We Collect
Basic personal information including name, contact data including email, and date of birth is collected at the time of membership in the American Rose Society. This information is stored on a secure server that hosts the membership database and is used only for American Rose Society member services.
Visitors to www.ars.org may voluntarily provide personal contact information in order to be included in American Rose Society e-newsletter or other e-communications. This information is secure and never shared. Individuals may opt out of receiving any electronic communication from the American Rose Society at any time by notifying our membership department at the address below.
Additionally, some information is registered from visitors to www.ars.org for website traffic tabulation. This information is secure and is not shared except as may be required by law.
In order for the American Rose Society to provide prompt and accurate member services, members are encouraged to update their personal information through our secure website, www.ars.org or by contacting our membership department at the address below.
The American Rose Society does not sell, rent or share member information to telemarketers, mailing list brokers, or any outside entity except as may be required by law.
However, please note that we are contractually obligated during the years 2006-2013 to provide a list of current members in relation to marketing of the American Rose Society affinity credit card program. Members may opt out of this program by notifying our membership department.
Third Party Sites
The American Rose Society expects its partners, advertisers and affiliates to respect the privacy of our users. Be aware, however, that third parties, including our partners, advertisers, affiliates and other content providers accessible through our site, may have their own privacy and data collection policies and practices. The ARS is not responsible for the actions or policies of such third parties. You should check the applicable privacy policies of those third parties when providing information on a feature or page operated by a third party.
The American Rose Society does not knowingly collect or solicit personally identifiable information from or about children under the age of 13 except as permitted by law. If we discover we have received any information from a child under the age of 13 in violation of this policy, we will delete that information immediately. If you believe the ARS has any information from or about anyone under the age of 13, please contact us at the address listed below.
Changes to this Policy
The American Rose Society reserves the right to change this policy at any time. Please check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of our site following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes. Information collected prior to the time any change is posted will be used according to the rules and laws that applied at the time the information was collected.
For questions about the website, we can be reached by email at webmaster[at]ars-hq[dot]org.
For questions about our member programs, we can be reached by email at membership[at]ars-hq[dot]org or call 1-800-637-6534 or by mail:
American Rose Society
P.O. Box 30000
Shreveport, LA 71130