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Privacy Policy

BMTA does not collect personal information on this website. Any personal data you may provide us; via email, phone, etc.; using contact information on our website will only be used to facilitate our response, and any subsequent responses, to you. Your provision of any such information is your acknowledgement of your consent to such use. BMTA will never share, sell, or rent your personal information unless ordered by a court of law.


A small data file that a website may store on your system is referred to as a "cookie". This website does not use cookies.

Purpose is the website owned and operated by BMTA, an all-volunteer non-profit organization, for the purpose of facilitating its mission, to build, maintain, and protect the Benton MacKaye Trail.


Please direct any comments, suggestions or questions to our contact us form. We welcome any suggestions for improvement.


By using this website, you agree to be bound by the terms given on this page (the "Agreement"). If you do not agree, please do not use Your use of this website constitutes your binding consent to this Agreement.


BMTA reserves the right to modify this Agreement at any time. Any changes are effective immediately after posting. You agree to review this page for any updates and your continued use of this website constitutes your acceptance of this Agreement, including those changes.


In the terms on this page, "we," "us," and "our" refer to Benton MacKaye Trail Association, Inc. ("BMTA"), and "you" and "your" refer to you.


Contact information on this website is provided for the purposes of You agree not to harvest or collect any contact information, including email addresses, for any purpose whatsoever. You agree not to use any automated means, including robots, agents, scripts, or spiders, to access our website.

External Website Links provides links to external Internet sites. Referral to those websites is for informational purposes only and does not necessarily constitute an endorsement of them. We are not responsible for the content or practices of these third party sites. This Agreement is applicable only while you are on Once you choose to link to another website, you are subject to the policies of that website and your access and use of it is solely at your own risk.


You agree to comply with all applicable domestic and international laws regarding your use of You are expressly prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful material or any material that could constitute or encourage what could be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law. By using this website, you warrant to BMTA that you will not use or any of its content for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by this agreement. If you violate this agreement, your permission to use this website automatically terminates. We reserve the right to report any malfeasance that comes to our attention to appropriate authorities.


BMTA licenses to you one copy of all material downloaded from our website for your personal, non-commercial use only. We retain full title to all materials on this website and you are prohibited from making more than one copy, publishing, transmitting, or in any way distributing these materials. You agree not to sell, resell or offer for any commercial purposes, any material downloaded from this website. The BMTA logo, white 5/7 aspect ratio diamond and "BMTA" remain the property of BMTA.

Responsibility for Materials

You accept all responsibility for any materials you may send to us. Any such material becomes and remains our property and you grant us royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and exclusive ownership of all present and future rights of any kind. We can use your submissions for any purpose without compensation to you or anyone else.

Disclaimer of Warranties

Your use of this website is at your own risk. All material is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis and BMTA assumes no responsibility for its use or application. We expressly disclaim all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. We do not and can not control your actions, the actions of other users, or those of linked third parties.

Limitation of Liability

In no event shall BMTA, its officers, or members be liable for any damages or injury that result from or accompany your use of this website. In any circumstances, our liability to you for all claims of any and every kind will not be greater than the amount you paid to us to access our site.


You indemnify, defend, and hold harmless BMTA, its officers and members from any and all claims, demands, damages, costs and liabilities.


This Agreement is in effect until terminated by either party. You may terminate this agreement by destroying all materials obtained from this website. We may terminate this agreement if, in our sole judgment, you breach this Agreement. Upon termination, you must destroy all materials obtained from this website.

Paragraph Titles and Placement

Paragraph titles are for location purposes only and have no legal bearing on the substance of this Agreement. Paragraph placement is likewise insignificant.


This page contains the entire Agreement between you and BMTA and supersedes any prior agreements. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be invalid or unenforceable, the other provisions shall remain in full force and effect and the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision. This Agreement shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Georgia.

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