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Trademark Notice: The Sierra Fund ®, The Sierra Conservancy ®, the Sierra Rivers Campaign ®, the Sierra Funders Database ®, Integrated Sierra Investment Strategy (ISIS) ®, and all other names of The Sierra Fund programs referenced herein are federally registered trademarks of The Sierra Fund in the United States of America.

Copyright Notice: Copyright 2004 by The Sierra Fund, 103 Providence Mine Road, Suite 101, Nevada City, CA 95959, U.S.A. All Rights Reserved. Some materials delivered from this Web site may contain other proprietary notices and copyright information relating to those materials. All photographs, information, materials and other content contained on this Web site are owned by The Sierra Fund and/or its contributors. This Web site contains original works of authorship that are the proprietary property of The Sierra Fund and/or its contributors, and which are protected under U.S. and international copyright laws. It is prohibited to copy, reproduce, modify, display, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, alter, prepare any derivative works of, or otherwise use any material from this Web site, including without limitation code, software, photographs and images, without the prior express written consent of The Sierra Fund.

Links: As a general practice, The Sierra Fund does not object to links made to Web sites owned or operated by The Sierra Fund from other sites. There are certain terms and conditions that should be followed.

A link to a Sierra Fund Web site is permissible using the plain text name of The Sierra Fund’s site or the plain text name of The Sierra Fund. Unless The Sierra Fund enters into a specific written agreement with the party wishing to link, use of any of The Sierra Fund’s names, logos, designs, images, photographs, slogans, product trademarks, or service marks in or with the party’s links is not permissible.

As a nonprofit organization, The Sierra Fund is prohibited from endorsing the products, services, or viewpoints of any company or organization. Therefore, a link to The Sierra Fund’s Website may not be presented in any way that suggests The Sierra Fund has a relationship or affiliation with the party’s site or endorses, sponsors, or recommends the information, products or services on that site. Without the prior express written permission for a particular use from The Sierra Fund, none of The Sierra Fund’s names, logos, designs, images, photographs, slogans, product trademarks, or service marks should be used in any advertising, publicity, promotion, or in any other commercial manner.

Information Warranty Disclaimer: All materials and related graphics provided by this web site and any other materials which are referenced by or linked to this web site are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied. To the maximum extent permitted by law, the Sierra Fund hereby disclaims all warranties and conditions with regard to any materials provided by this web site or any other materials which are referenced by or linked to this web site, including but not limited to all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.

Content Posted by Third Parties: Any party who posts information to this Web site agrees not to post any material which is bigoted, hateful, racially offensive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, threatening, abusive, illegal, a violation of any copyright or trademark rights, invasive of privacy rights, or a violation of the rights of any party, and further agrees not to represent himself or herself as someone else.

The Sierra Fund does not permit any commercial postings, advertising or soliciting, posting of viruses, or off theme postings.

Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement: Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512 (c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to The Sierra Fund’s Designated Agent at the following address:

Elizabeth Martin
The Sierra Fund
103 Providence Mine Road, Suite 101
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-8454

Last Revised: March 2014