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These Terms and Conditions apply to, and any other URL addresses, websites or web pages. The Shenandoah Connection provides its services subject to the following Terms and Conditions.

Shenandoah Connection is an online regional business networking platform which provides viewers to our public pages and our members with links to a variety of online resources. The resources viewable on the public pages are offered on an "AS-IS" basis and Shenandoah Connection assumes no responsibility for errors, timeliness, deletion, storage or omissions and any user communication within our forums or on our site is at our sole discretion. This site and service is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. Shenandoah Connection expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose. Use of the Shenandoah Connection site and service is at your own sole risk.Shenandoah Connection makes no warranty that (i) the site and service will meet your requirements, (ii) the site and service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free, (iii) the results that may be obtained from the use of the service will be accurate or reliable, or (iv) the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you through the service will meet your expectations. Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of this site is done at your own sole risk and discretion and you will be solely and wholly responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that may result from the view or download of same. Access to this site and service may require and invoke third party fees (such as Internet service provider or airtime charges). You are responsible for those fees, including those fees associated with the display or delivery of this site and service. In addition, you must provide at your own expense and responsibility all equipment necessary to access this site and service. The Shenandoah Connection site and service will not be held liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages, including but not limited to loss of any profits, or other intangible losses as a result of use of this site and service. For further Terms and Conditions as they relate to member services see our Membership Agreement.

The Shenandoah Connection is committed to protecting the privacy of its subscribers and other users of its online services. We follow these policies: E-mail addresses:We ask subscribers who register for our online services to provide us with their e-mail addresses so we can send them e-mail news briefings. We also ask for e-mail addresses from users who want to be notified about job openings in their fields.These addresses are used only to send news and job updates and account information to those subscribers. The Shenandoah Connection never sells, rents, or lends e-mail addresses of users to anyone.E-mailed news and job updates may contain advertising, and such advertising may be "targeted" based on demographic information, e-mail domains, or zip codes. Such targeting is done through processes internal to The Shenandoah Connection, and information from subscribers is not made available to advertisers or anyone else outside The Shenandoah Connection.Registered subscribers can change the e-mail messages that they receive, or stop receiving them altogether, at any time by visiting our e-mail settings page.Instructions for stopping e-mail notification of job openings appear at the end of each e-mail message.E-mail addresses that we obtain as part of our "e-mail this article" or "e-mail this job announcement" services are used only to provide that service. We do not share them with anyone or use them for any other purpose.

User names and passwords:Each subscriber who registers to use this service has a user name and password. Subscribers may choose their own user names and passwords or use names and passwords generated by The Shenandoah Connection. Passwords are the private property of the subscriber. For reasons of security and privacy, we do not give out passwords to anyone. If you forget your password, you can reset it from your computer. If you forget your user name, you can send yourself an e-mail reminder.

Advertising:The Shenandoah Connection has a contract with several third party companies including Google and Commission Junction, to use its technology to deliver ads on our site. This allows us to deliver ads to users according to such factors as domain name and editorial content.The Shenandoah Connection is not a member of the Commission Junction Network. Our agreement with Commission Junction specifies that information about our users may only be used to deliver ads on our site and may not be aggregated with other information collected by Commission Junction. We do not provide any personal information, such as names, postal addresses, phone numbers, or e-mail addresses, to Commission Junction. The only information Commission Junction receives is what is automatically passed by a Web browser, such as Internet Protocol number, domain name, and browser type.

Web Cookies: On our site cookies are used to provide access to certain areas, to track readership, to maintain user preferences, and to enable certain e-commerce transactions.Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard. Consequently, your Web browser is probably set to accept cookies. If you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to do so, however, you should understand that it is possible that some areas of our site will not function properly when you view them.

Postal mailing lists: The Shenandoah Connection does not rent its postal mailing list (but never e-mail addresses) to organizations that wish to offer products and services to its subscribers.

Survey information:The Shenandoah Connection may ask subscribers or other users to provide demographic or other information about themselves. This information is used to help us deliver information and advertising to users of our site. It is not shared with organizations outside The Shenandoah Connection except when it is used to compile postal mailing lists for rental. Providing this information is optional.

Financial information:The Shenandoah Connection collects financial information (usually credit-card numbers) only to bill for subscriptions or other products or services.

Links to other sites:This site contains links to other sites. The Shenandoah Connection is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those sites.

Public forums:This site operates forums (such as Colloquy and Colloquy Live discussions and Letters to the Editor). Please remember that any information that is disclosed in those areas is public.

Modifying or canceling services: Subscribers can modify settings and information in our database by calling 540-984-8190

You can also send an e-mail message to

Contacting The Shenandoah Connection: If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of The Shenandoah Connection or its online service, or any other aspects of this Web site, please contact Mark Barreres at 540-984-8190

We do not rent, sell, or share information that you identify as private with any other party with the exception of legal or law enforcement issues. Within our open forums and classifieds we may pre-screen, reject, delete or terminate content that we deem inappropriate, objectionable or illegal. As a view or user of our service you must agree that you are responsible to evaluate and bear all risk associated with the use of any content contained on any of our pages or contained on any pages that this site links to. You are solely responsible for verification and authentication of any content that you are exposed to as a result of viewing, searching or linking to or from our site or our member, affiliate or linked sites or pages. This includes any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such content. You are advised not to rely on any content created by Shenandoah Connection, submitted to Shenandoah Connection of linked to or from Shenandoah Connection, including but not limited to any information found on the Shenandoah Connection Forums, Message Boards, Classifieds, Editorial Pages or any pages of the like or any other parts of the Site. Shenandoah Connection does not claim ownership of any content that you submit or make available for inclusion on our site. Any person or entity submitting content for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of the site grants Shenandoah Connection and it's affiliates royalty free and non-exclusive license(s) to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform and display in part or in entirety for such purposes as promotiion and growth of the Shenandoah Connection. Although the administrators and moderators of Shenandoah Connection will attempt to keep all objectionable material or content off the site(s), it is impossible for us to review all messages, claims, content or materials. All content contained within the site and without express the views of the author. The principals of Shenandoah Connection, it's affiliates or assigns will not be held responsible for any content contained as described above. We reserve the right to delete any objectionable material without notice. By using this site you agree not to furnish us with, post or transmit any messages that are obscene, objectionable, vulgar, sexually explicit or sexually oriented, racial, hateful, threatening, or otherwise in violation of any applicable laws. By using this site you agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Shenandoah Connection, and its affiliates, officers, subsidiaries, employees, agents, subcontractor or other partners from any claim or demand made by any third party due to or arising out of content you submit or make available on this site; your Connection to the site; your violation of these terms; your viewership and use of the site; or your violation of any rights of any other persons or entities. Shenandoah Connection reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, this site or any of the services that it contains in whole or in part without notice. Shenandoah Connection will not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of same, RESALE No portion of the Shenandoah Connection site or advertising promotional materials may be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, traded, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purposes. This includes your Shenandoah Connection user ID, user password. Likewise access to this site is not to be sold, resold, traded, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purposes.

Any business dealings with any parties found on or through the Shenandoah Connection site are solely between you and such other party. Shenandoah Connection shall not be held responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings including but without limitation: negotiation, payment and delivery of goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations. Content on Linked pages Shenandoah Connection has no control over any content found on any sites that may be linked to our site or our partner sites. The Shenandoah Connection will not be held responsible for, does not endorse and and is not responsible or liable for any availability of any external sites as resources, any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites. Further, the Shenandoah Connection will not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in Connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site. Copy RIGHTS The Shenandoah Connection, it's Shenandoah Connection logo, Shenandoah Connection service marks and other Shenandoah Connection logos and product and service names are marks of Shenandoah Connection, DBA Searchen Networks Inc. (the "Shenandoah Connection Marks"). Without Shenandoah Connection's prior permission, you agree not to display or use in any manner, the Shenandoah Connection Marks with exception to uses defined in HYPERLINK "" link to us. The Shenandoah Connection logo, trademark, icon, imagery, look and feel of site pages, content, any software used in Connection with Shenandoah Connection contains proprietary intellectual property that is protected by intellectual property laws. All content contained on any pages of this site is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws.

The Shenandoah Connection, Shenandoah Connection logo, ShenandoahConnection service marks and other Shenandoah Connection logos and product and service names are marks of Shenandoah Connection. (the "Shenandoah Connection Marks"). Without Shenandoah Connection's prior permission, you agree not to display or use in any manner, the Shenandoah Connection Marks with exception to uses defined in HYPERLINK "" link to us. Trademark Pending

Entire Agreement. The TOS constitute the entire agreement between you and Shenandoah Connection and govern your use of the Service, superceding any prior agreements between you and Shenandoah Connection. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use or purchase certain other ShenandoahConnection services, affiliate services, third-party content or third-party software. The TOS and the relationship between you and Shenandoah Connection shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You and ShenandoahConnection agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the state of Virginia. Waiver and Severability of Terms. The failure of Shenandoah Connection to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the TOS shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the TOS is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the TOS remain in full force and effect. No Right of Survivorship and Non-Transferability.

Information provided on this website is intended to allow the public immediate access to public information. While all attempts are made to provide accurate, current, and reliable information, Shenandoah Connection recognizes the possibility of human and/or mechanical error. Therefore, Shenandoah Connection, its employees, officers and agents make no representations as to the accuracy, completeness, currency, or suitability of the information provided by this website, and deny any expressed or implied warranty as to the same. By your use of the Service, you consent to the above disclosures. If you do agree or accept the above disclosures please immediatly exit the service.