Conditions of Use for Site Visitors

This web site (the “Site”) is owned and operated by High Mountain Institute, Inc. and its officers, Board of Trustees, employees, agents and representatives (“HMI”) for your personal information, education, communication, entertainment, and enjoyment. Please feel free to browse the Site; however, your access and use of the Site is subject to the following conditions of use and all applicable laws. The following conditions also apply to external internet sites operated by HMI (such as Facebook, Flickr, etc.), to the extent applicable. By accessing, browsing or interacting with this Site or any external Site (collectively referred to as “Site”) operated by HMI, you accept, without limitation or qualification, these Site Terms & Conditions of Use.

Proprietary Materials

All text, photographs, graphics, typographic devices, borders, patterns, backgrounds, compiled lists, audio and/or video components or other graphic material on this site is copyrighted content (the ““Content””) owned by HMI.

Neither the Content nor the Code on this Site may be copied, reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten for broadcast or publication, publicly or privately performed, redistributed directly or indirectly in any medium, commercially exploited for sale or trade or otherwise used or freely transferred, except for private, personal, noncommercial use by individual visitors, or with the prior express written permission of HMI. Visitors do not acquire any of those ownership rights by downloading such copyrighted materials.


All Content presented on this Site is provided “As Is”, without any warranty, and HMI disclaims all warranties, express or implied, in regard to the content contained on this Site. In addition, to the fullest extent allowed by law, HMI and the individuals associated with the preparation or hosting of the Site disclaim all responsibility or liability to any person or entity for any injury, damage or other loss caused or claimed to be caused by the use of this Site, the use of content or other information contained on this Site or comments, materials or images posted or added to this Site by a Site Visitor.

Although HMI will occasionally review content on the Site, HMI is not responsible for content, comments, materials or images, added to this Site by a Site Visitor and undertakes no responsibility whatsoever to monitor this Site. HMI does reserve the right to delete or change its own Content, content or comments added or posted to the Site, or edit any part of the Site, in its sole discretion, whether content was posted by a Site Visitor or otherwise.

Use of this Site

Site Visitors may not use language that is threatening, abusive, vulgar, discourteous, or criminal. Site Visitors also may not post or transmit information or materials that would violate rights of any third party or which contain a virus or other harmful component. Site Visitors may not under any circumstance attempt to make an unauthorized visit to any part of the Site or the Site server or any related components of the Site that are not linked directly to the public Site pages by any means other than the arrow buttons or by a visible link. Violators of these admonitions may be criminally prosecuted. Site Visitors are encouraged to contact HMI if they observe Site content they consider offensive.

Privacy Policy

HMI recognizes Site Visitors’ privacy concerns on the Internet and the importance of protecting the privacy of personally identifiable information collected about HMI Site Visitors. As a general policy, HMI does not automatically collect personally identifiable information such as a Site Visitor’s name, company, or e-mail address. Personally identifiable information is collected only when knowingly and voluntarily submitted. HMI uses this information only for the purpose for which it is submitted unless HMI discloses other uses at the time of collection.

HMI does not transfer or sell personally identifiable information or demographic data collected at the Site to third parties. However, HMImay share personally identifiable information with other parts of our company. HMI is not responsible for the practices of any third party sites which link to or from the Site. Inclusion on the Site of any institution, company, or individual is not an endorsement by HMI. Visitors to those sites should refer to their separate privacy policies and practices.

Attention Children

If you are under the age of 18, you must get permission from one of your parents before you do any of the following on or through the Site:

1.) Send any information about yourself or others
2.) Buy anything

If you get permission from one of your parents to submit your name to be publicly posted on the Site, you should never use your full name. Just submit your first name or initials.

HMI encourages parents to supervise their children’s’ activities online and to participate with their children whenever possible.

We hope that you enjoy visiting the HMI Web Site!