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This Web site is maintained by Mess Enterprises as an entertainment and informational service for its Visitors and Customers. Visitors and Customers may view, copy, and print the content and information contained on this Web site, subject to the policies provided below.


COPYRIGHT

Content

The content on this Web site (including all text, graphics, audio, video, propietary source code and design elements) is the property of Mess Enterprises and is protected by U.S. and international copyright law.

This content may not be reproduced, copied or used without the prior written consent of Mess Enterprises. Once permission is obtained, Visitors and Customers may copy and print content for personal, non-commercial use, provided that the following copyright notice appears on the content:

"Copyright (c) 1996 - 2006 Mess Enterprises."


All other uses of Mess Enterprises content available on this Web site are expressly prohibited.

Trademarks

MESS, Mess.net, Mess Enterprises, the Mess design logo, the distinctive "M" design, and the names of Mess products and services referenced in this Web site are trademarks and service marks of Mess Enterprises and are used under license by Mess Enterprises.

RUFO, Rufo.org, the Rufo design logo, Rufo Sound Library, Create Your Own Encounter, and the names of Rufo products and services referenced in this Web site are trademarks and service marks of Mess Enterprises and are used under license by Mess Enterprises.

Funfight.com, Funfights.com, Maryburk.com, and vonHeffelfinger.com are trademarks and service marks of Mess Enterprises and are used under license by Mess Enterprises.


USE

Limitation of Liability

The content of this Web site is provided by Mess Enterprises for entertainment and informational purposes only. Mess Enterprises does not represent or warrant that the content is accurate, complete or up-to-date. Mess Enterprises may add, modify or remove content without notice.

The content of this Web site is provided "as is" without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement of third party rights. In no event shall Mess Enterprises be liable for any indirect, direct, special, incidental or consequential damages or other damages whatsoever arising from a Visitor's or Customer's access to or use of, or inability to access or use, this Web site.

Links to Third Party Sites

This Web site contains links to the Web sites of third parties. Mess Enterprises has provided these links solely for the convenience of its Visitors and Customers. These linked sites are not under the control of Mess Enterprises, and Mess Enterprises is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site.


PRIVACY

Personal Information

Mess Enterprises collects limited personal information from its Visitors and Customers via the Rufo Fanclub, the Mess Guestbook, and the Mess Services Project form.

Rufo Fanclub  - Mess Enterprises collects email addresses for Rufo Fanclub subscriptions. Subscribers remain anonmyous and email addresses are not shared, sold or made public to any third parties.

Mess Guestbook  - Guestbook Visitors may choose to leave their name, city, state, country, home page URL and any comments they wish. Mess Enterprises is not liable for any information, errors or omissions a Guestbook post may contain. Mess Enterprises reserves the right to modify or delete any Guestbook entry that is deemed inappropriate or offensive to Visitors and Customers of Mess Enterprises.

Mess Services Project  - Mess Enterprises provides potential clients with an online form to submit projects for bid. Clients are required to provide the following; name, email, city and state. Clients may also provide additional personal information and comments if they choose. All information submitted through the Mess Services Project form is private and confidential.

Mess Enterprises will disclose information we maintain when required to do so by law; in response to a court order, a subpoena, or in response to a law enforcement agency's request. We do not and will not disclose our information to third parties in any other way.

Logs and Cookies

Mess Enterprises automatically collects the following technical information from our Visitors and Customers; the computer operating system (e.g., Windows '98 or Mac OS), the browser type (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer), and the domain name of the Internet service provider (e.g., America Online, or WebTV).

Mess Enterprises uses this technical information to improve the design and content of the Web site and to help personalize our Visitors and Customers Internet experience. Mess Enterprises also uses technical information to analyze site usage, as well as to promote new products, programs, and services.


Questions, comments, or concerns regarding the above Mess Enterprises policies may be directed to:  web@mess.net