Terms and Conditions

Information posted on this website is owned by the author, website developer, and webmaster.

Site Ownership, Maintenance, & Management

This privately-owned, independent website is developed, maintained, and managed by a private individual who is a Tar Heel by birth and a Curmudgeon by nature. The owner is solely responsible for this site and pays all bills associated with it.

Use of The Pathkeeper by Persons Under 13

  1. No person under 13 should disclose personally-identifying information on this site.
  2. The Pathkeeper will not knowingly permit children 13 and under to establish website subscriber accounts.

Learn more about protecting children’s privacy online by visiting The Children’s Online Privacy Act.

User-Submitted Content

If you contribute any information or material to The Pathkeeper—other than Personally Identifiable Information (PII)—you grant unrestricted license to The Pathkeeper to publish, reproduce, display, modify, transmit and distribute those materials and information. Further, you agree that The Pathkeeper is free to use ideas and concepts that you send us for any purpose consistent with these Terms & Conditions.

Confidential & Proprietary Information

  • The Pathkeeper does not collect private, confidential, or proprietary information from you by your from your use of this website as a Guest.
  • Any information or material sent electronically to The Pathkeeper through this website will be treated as public information.

Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

Personally Identifiable Information is any data that could potentially identify you or can be used to distinguish you from another person. The only PII data that can be collected on The Pathkeeper are the personal data you submit if you signup for a website user account.

Subscriber user data are not Confidential & Proprietary Information of The Pathkeeper.

A website user owns her or his personal data and can add, modify, or remove such information at any time by logging in and editing her or his Profile.

Content Use

You may view and print documents and other content on The Pathkeeper for your personal use only. You may not modify these documents or change them in any way. You may not use any content offered on The Pathkeeper for any commercial purposes without express written consent from Pthe owner.

Third-Party Websites

Hyperlinks or pointers to third-party websites and references to products and services offered by third parties are provided for your convenience only. The Pathkeeper neither endorses nor approves entities that operate those websites. This includes:

  • Content
  • Privacy policies
  • Terms of use
  • Third-party products and services

The Pathkeeper has no control or responsibility over third-party websites, content maintained by other organizations, or products and services offered by third parties. The Pathkeeper does not assume any liability for your use of any of the foregoing or your reliance on the information provided there. Your use of The Pathkeeper acknowledges your agreement that such use shall be at your own risk.


The Pathkeeper uses automatically collected information and other information collected on the website through cookies and similar technologies to:

  • Improve content and information display.
  • Monitor and analyze the effectiveness of the website.
  • Monitor aggregate site usage metrics such as total number of visitors and pages viewed.

NOTE: The Pathkeeper does not use tracking cookies.

Can You Control Cookies?

You have the right to decide whether or how to control software cookies, depending upon the web browser you use:

Browser Controls You can set your web browser controls to accept or refuse cookies. See also: How to delete cookies from your PC.
Disabling Most Interest Based Advertising The Pathkeeper does not use Interest Based Advertising.
Mobile Advertising The Pathkeeper does not engage in Mobile Advertising.
Do Not Track Some web browsers offer the ability to invoke Do Not Track (DNT). This works with many websites—including The Pathkeeper—but others do not currently process DNT requests. See also: All About Do Not Track.


The Pathkeeper does not:

  1. Warrant the accuracy of the information posted on this website.
  2. Guarantee or warrant the performance of this website.

All content contained on, downloaded, or accessed from The Pathkeeper is provided on an “as—is” basis, without warranties of any kind whatsoever. This includes any implied warranties or warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of the rights of third parties.

How Often Will The Pathkeeper Update this Policy?

I will update these Terms & Conditions when needed due to, for example, advanced technologies, legal requirements, and changing Association business standards. You should check this article routinely.