SpringCityPA.net Privacy/Security Policy


Information about SpringCityPa.net

       SpringCityPA.net is designed and maintained for the sole purpose of providing family friendly information about Spring City, Pa, its community, history, organizations, borough, businesses, and citizens. Although privately owned, the intent is to serve as a focal point for the collaboration of all in the community.

Access to SpringCityPa.net

       Access to SpringCityPa.net does not require the disclosure of personal information.

Correspondence with SpringCityPA.net

       All e-mail addresses, home addresses, phone numbers, fax numbers or other personal contact information will not be disclosed, unless otherwise requested by the owner.

       All other information sent to the SpringCityPa.net webmaster is deemed open to the public, except where expressly requested in the correspondence. Any information collected through correspondence may be compiled for general use in improving the website, however no information of a proprietary nature will be used without the written consent of all relevant parties.

       SpringCityPA.net reserves the right to share information with law enforcement or government officials when morally or legally required.

Automatic Collection of Information

       No automatic collection of personal information is performed through SpringCityPa.net.

Links from SpringCityPa.net to Other Websites

       SpringCityPa.net contains no links to adult content, as it is a core precept that the site is family friendly and child safe. Any material of a pornographic nature is considered adult content. Art that is generally accepted as Fine Art is not considered to be adult content. SpringCityPa.net values the free exchange of ideas, but reserves the right in the final determination of what is considered adult content and will err on the side of caution. SpringCityPA.net is not responsible for the content of sites to which it has links, however any site that is found to be in egregious violation of family friendly and child safe practices will have its link terminated immediately.

Children's Privacy

       SpringCityPa.net is a family friendly website. No data is knowingly collected from children under the age of 15, unless parental approval is given. Any information inadvertently collected from children under the age of 15, given without parental approval, will be destroyed upon discovery.

ICRA Label

       The Internet Content Rating Association (ICRA) is an international, non-profit organization of internet leaders working to make the internet safer for children, while respecting the rights of content providers.

The ICRA label on SpringCityPA.net declares:

No nudity or sexual material
No violence
No potentially offensive language
None of the "Other topics"
No chat facilities

FamilyFriendly Site Label

       In order to carry this label a website must adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Contains no adult-themed or sexually explicit text, images, or photographs.
  • Does not accept advertising for alcohol, tobacco, gambling, or pornography.
  • Does not promote hate, violence or discrimination in any way.
  • Does not promote any illegal substances or activities.
  • Posts and enforces rules in its chat rooms and forums to prohibit:
    1. Sexually explicit language.
    2. Profanity.
    3. Remarks that disparage or ridicule other people.
  • Links only to sites that share the intent of being family-friendly.
  • Agrees to remove its family-friendly designation, if the site itself or any of its links no longer meet these criteria.
  • Links its display of the Family-Friendly Sites Emblem to the Family Friendly Homepage.

Disclosure to Commercial Third Parties

       SpringCityPA.net does not sell or otherwise disclose information of a personal or proprietary nature to commercial third parties.

Website Security

       SpringCityPA.net is hosted by a profession hosting service, IX Web Hosting, to include the hosting of e-mail. IX Web Hosting uses two firewalls (preliminary and on-network firewall) and does not allow any kind of shell access to any part of their network.

Privacy Support

       If you have any concerns regarding the SpringCityPa.net privacy policy, please contact the webmaster (webmaster@SpringCityPa.net).


       SpringCityPa.net reserves the right to change this policy at any time and without notice.

SpringCityPA.net Copyright Statement


Protected Content

       All pages protected under this statement are labeled at the bottom of individual pages in a manner similar to the following: "Copyright © 2004-2005 SpringCityPA.net". Pages that are not labeled in this manner are not protected under this statement.

       Most of the historic photos found on the SpringCityPa.net website are courtesy of the Spring-Ford Area Historical Society, or the Brunner Collection. Please contact them (wcb604jlb@aol.com for both) to determine copyright status.

       All public event photos are public domain, unless otherwise stated. SpringCityPA.net does not claim any right to the titles, images, ideas, or concepts associated with any event listed, unless otherwise stated.

       Unless otherwise stated, all other images, graphics, photos, and content are the sole property of SpringCityPA.net. You may not reproduce any content in whole or part without the written authorization of SpringCityPa.net.

Linking to SpringCityPA.net

       Linking to the index page of SpringCityPA.net (http://www.SpringCityPA.net) is allowed, except where the link exists on a website that violates the family friendly nature of SpringCityPa.net. Linking to any other page is not allowed without the written authorization of SpringCityPA.net

       If you wish to reproduce any content in whole or part, please contact the SpringCityPa.net webmaster (webmaster@SpringCityPa.et).


       Although accuracy, reliability, and completeness are core precepts of SpringCityPa.net, neither SpringCityPA.net, the webmaster, nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering the site are liable for the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of the data described and/or contained within SpringCityPa.net and shall not be held liable for improper or incorrect use.

       Neither SpringCityPA.net, the webmaster, nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering the site are responsible for he contents of any off-site pages or any other sites linked from SpringCityPa.net. Please see the Privacy/Security Policy for more information.


       Most of the historic photos found on the SpringCityPa.net are courtesy of the Spring-Ford Area Historical Society, or the Brunner Collection.

       SpringCityPA.net would like to thank the many community organizations, businesses, and citizens for contributing to this website.


       SpringCityPa.net reserves the right to change this statement at any time and without notice.