RGHF Usage Agreement


USAGE OF RGHF MATERIAL: Rotarians and Rotary organizations are welcome to use any material from the RGHF websites, provided that credit is given to the material as part of “RGHF (Rotary Global History Fellowship)" and that the material is not altered. All RGHF registered domains are found at www.historycommittee.org




Certain pages on rghfhome.org invite contributions from visitors to the site. More such pages on various issues may be added from time to time. You agree that any information or materials that you or individuals acting on your behalf provide to Rotary Global History Fellowship (hereinafter referred to as RGHF) will not be considered copyrighted or proprietary. By providing any such information or materials to RGHF, you grant to the website an unrestricted, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free license to display the materials on the website. You further recognize that RGHF does not want you to, and you warrant that you shall not, provide any information or materials to the Webmaster that are defamatory, threatening, obscene, harassing, or otherwise unlawful, or that incorporates the proprietary material of another.




In no event shall RGHF be liable to any entity for any direct, indirect, special, consequential or other damages (including, without limitation, any lost profits, business interruption, loss of information or programs or other data on your information handling system) that are related to the use of, or the inability to use, the content, materials, and functions of the site or any linked website, even if RGHF is expressly advised of the possibility of such damages.




RGHF reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of this Agreement in whole or in part, at any time. Changes in this Agreement will be effective when notice of such changes posted. Your continued use of the Site after any changes to this Agreement are posted will be considered acceptance of those changes. RGHF may terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of this Site, including the availability of any features of the site, at any time. RGHF may also impose limits on certain features, or restrict your access to parts or all of the site, without notice or liability.




This site is controlled, operated and administered Rotary Global History from the states of California, Colorado, Kansas, and Illinois in the United States of America. RGHF makes no representation that materials at this site are appropriate or available for use at other Filenames outside of the United States of America and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. You may not use the site or export the materials in violation of American federal laws and regulations. If you access this site from locations outside the United States of America, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. This Usage Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the United States of America, without giving effect to its conflict of laws provisions.


RGHF Site Disclaimer


The contents of this website, our electronic features and newsletters have been researched, collected, compiled, and written by Rotarians. RGHF Mission: As an effort to serve others, offers history training for Rotary leaders. The fellowship accumulates and preserves the complete history, values, and philosophy of the Rotary movement, as well as encourages others to do the same at every level of the Rotary movement, and publishes those histories, values, and philosophies on the internet, as well as other forms of media as expedient.


17 March 2003, amended 20 December 2007, 8 October 2008, and 12 September 2010, Rotary Global History Fellowship Board


This fellowship is not an agency of, or controlled by, Rotary International. RGHF enjoys the support of Rotarians, clubs, districts, and zones world-wide. The views and opinions expressed on this website are not necessarily the collective views and opinions of Rotary International or all Rotarians. Rotary International is not responsible for any content and accepts no liability therefore. © 2000-2012 RGHF (Rotary Global History Fellowship)


RGHF does does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any of the information contained on this website, or information downloaded or accessed from any of the links contained on this website. You hereby acknowledge that any reliance upon any information shall be at your sole risk. RGHF reserves the right, in its sole discretion and without any obligation, to make improvements to, or correct any error or omissions in any portion of the website.


RGHF does not warrant that this site, or the sites linked to from this site, and any information, software or other material downloaded from this site, will be uninterrupted, error-free, or free of viruses or other harmful components. Copyright: If any visitor finds information that may be an infringement on copyright, please use the "Contact" form so that this can be quickly addressed. You may also click here: www.historycomment.org


Links to Other Sites


This site has links to many other websites. You are subject to that site's privacy policy when you leave our site. RGHF encourages you to exercise discretion while browsing the Internet using this website. Many links from this site lead to servers maintained by individuals or organizations over which RGHF has no control.


These sites may contain information that some people may find offensive or inappropriate. RGHF makes no representations concerning any endeavor to review the content of sites listed in the website and so RGHF cannot be held responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality or decency of material contained therein. Many links from this site lead to servers maintained by individuals or organizations over which RGHF has no control. RGHF makes no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy, timeliness, or any other aspect of the information located on such servers.


RGHF Privacy Policy


Thank you for visiting our web site and for reviewing the Privacy Policy.


Anonymous Browsing


You can visit rghf.org on the World Wide Web without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself. If you choose to provide us with additional information about yourself through an e-mail message, we will only maintain the information as long as needed to respond to your question or to fulfill the stated purpose of the communication.


In those cases, the web server on which this site is hosted may collect the name of the domain you used to access the Internet (such as yahoo.com) and the web site you came from and visit next. This information may used to measure the number of visits, average time spent, page views, and other statistics about visitors to this web site in general.


What If The Privacy Policy is Changed ?


RGHF (Rotary Global History Fellowship) reserves the right to modify or supplement this Privacy Policy statement at anytime. If we make any material change, we will update our web site to include such changes and how they affect the security and disclosure of your personal information. Email Privacy Policy for our RGHF features. We have created this privacy policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy and the protection of your information. Why did you receive a mailing from us?


Our email marketing is permission based. If you received a mailing from us, our records indicate that (a) you have expressly shared this address for the purpose of receiving information in the future ("opt-in"), or (b) you have registered or purchased or otherwise have an existing relationship with us. We respect your time and attention by controlling the frequency of our mailings.


If you believe you have received unwanted, unsolicited email sent via this system or purporting to be sent via this system, please forward a copy of that email with your comments to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for review. How can you stop receiving email from us?


Each email sent contains an easy, automated way for you to cease receiving email from us, or to change your expressed interests. If you wish to do this, simply follow the Unsubscribe link or Update Profile links at the end of any email.


How we protect your privacy


We use appropriate security measures to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of data used by our system.


Sharing and Usage


We will never share, sell, or rent individual personal information with anyone for their promotional use without your advance permission or unless ordered by a court of law. Information submitted to us is only available to employees managing this information for purposes of contacting you or sending you emails based on your request for information, and to contracted service providers for purposes of providing services relating to our communications with you.


Use of Web Beacons


When we send you emails, we may include a web beacon to allow us to determine the number of people who open our emails. When you click on a link in an email, we may record this individual response to allow us to customize our offerings to you. Web beacons collect only limited information, such as a cookie identifier, time and date of a page being viewed, and a description of the page on which the Web Beacon resides (the URL).


Web Beacons can be refused when delivered via email. If you do not wish to receive Web Beacons via email, you will need to disable HTML images or refuse HTML (select Text only) emails via your email software.


Privacy Policy Changes


This policy was created on March 2008.