have created this page to disclose our information gathering and
dissemination practices, as well as the other policies for this Web site.
Access to and use of any and all text, images and data files on the
Victory Horticultural Portal Web site are subject to the following terms
and conditions. By using this site, you agree to these terms and
conditions. If you do not agree, please do
not use the site.
Membership Privileges [Note: Not Accepting Members at this time.]
the subscription service fee, you are entitled to access specific
protected areas of the web site. These areas contain scans,
documents and data that can be used for personal use. All
appropriate use rules in this document apply. Your subscription
supports this work by allowing us to continue to expand the content
offered. You are not purchasing rights to use this information
other than described below.
laws protect the software, documentation, electronic text, image
files, data files, audio and video clips, and other material
(Materials) on the Web site, including Web site design, text,
graphics, the selection and arrangement thereof. The Victory Seed Company
retains all rights to these materials.
Individuals or organizations other than, or in addition to, the Victory Seed Company
may hold copyright or other proprietary rights to materials on this
Web site. For example, catalog page images supplied by supporters are
the copyrighted work of those individuals.
Such works may not be copied or downloaded without prior permission
from the holder of the underlying copyright. The Victory Seed Company
will, in appropriate circumstances, take action against users who
infringe upon these intellectual property rights.
materials on this Web site are available only for limited
non-commercial, educational (teaching, scholarship, research,
criticism, commentary and news reporting), and personal
(non-commercial and domestic, by an individual involving the making of
only a single copy of any one digital image) use, or for fair use as
defined in the United States copyright laws (see below). Users may download these
files for their own use, subject to any additional terms or
restrictions that may apply to the individual file or program. Users
must cite the author and source of the materials as they would for any
printed work. The citations must include the URL,
wishing to use the materials from this site for purposes other than
fair use as defined by law, must request and receive written approval
from the Victory Seed Company at the address below. Permission
is granted on a case-by-case basis at the sole discretion of the Victory Seed Company
and may be subject to service fees. See the "Service
Charges" page for a list of the fees.
Victory Horticultural Portal
c/o The Victory Seed Company
PO Box 192
Molalla, OR 97038
The Victory Seed Company
strictly prohibits the copying, display, publication, distribution,
modification, or exploitation in any manner for commercial use,
including commercial publication, or for personal gain of any of the
Materials on this site without express permission.
You might ask, "Why do you have a copyright notice on really old illustrations?" While true that many of the original materials in this collection may have long passed into the public domain, by the time we have scanned, cropped, cut out backgrounds, fixed broken lines, simplified, sharpened, and otherwise cleaned up the original works, the result is new. This new derivative work is protected by copyright even though the original is in the public domain.
Additionally, some of the information, articles and images on this
site are copyrighted by others and presented here in accordance with
Title 17 of the U.S. Code, Chapter 1, Section 107.
§ 107. Limitations on exclusive rights: Fair use
Notwithstanding the provisions of
sections 106 and 106A, the fair use of a copyrighted work,
including such use by reproduction in copies or phonorecords or by
any other means specified by that section, for purposes such as
criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including multiple
copies for classroom use), scholarship, or research, is not an
infringement of copyright. In determining whether the use made of
a work in any particular case is a fair use the factors to be
considered shall include —
- the purpose and character of
the use, including whether such use is of a commercial nature or
is for nonprofit educational purposes;
- the nature of the copyrighted
- the amount and substantiality
of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a
- the effect of the use upon the
potential market for or value of the copyrighted work.
The fact that a work is
unpublished shall not itself bar a finding of fair use if such
finding is made upon consideration of all the above factors.
information about copyright and intellectual property, please visit
the Library of Congress Web site.
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logo, the Seedsman Hall of FameSM, and the name
Victory Horticultural Portal
, are the property of the Victory Seed
Company. All other trademarks, service marks, product names and company names or logos cited
herein are the property of their respective owners.
created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment
to protecting your personal privacy.
We will not sell, or otherwise distribute, our customer mailing
list. Our mailing list is only used internally.
As a normal
part of its functionality, the Web server software used at this site
automatically generates a log (record) of the use of this Web site. These
logs contain computer IP addresses, paths used to access the site, and
other logistical information. In addition to the logs, the sites
forum software (phpBB) collects some limited personal information that is
used for identification purposes in the operation of the forum.
The log is
used for the general administration of this site and to generate
statistical information on usage. Any interdepartmental records compiled
from the logs will analyze usage by geographic references, and not by
individual identification. Use of this site constitutes agreement to the
recording of such information.
security purposes, our Web server software monitors network
traffic for unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or
otherwise cause damage. If such attempts are made, measures will be taken
to deny access, and appropriate legal measures will be taken.
Victory Seed Company
is providing this site and its contents on and "As Is" basis and makes
no representations or warranties, either expressed or implied, of any
kind with respect to this site or its contents. The Victory Seed Company
does not represent or warrant that the information accessible via this
site is accurate, complete or current. This site could include
technical or other mistakes, inaccuracies or typographical errors. All
Materials on the Web site are provided "As is" without a warranty of any
kind, either expressed or implied.
This site contains links to other Web
sites that provide information or services that we think are of value to
our visitors. Although we carefully consider who we link to,
please do not assume that these sites have the same beliefs or values
regarding privacy, security, politics, etc. The
Company is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web
Neither the Victory Seed
Company nor any
of its directors, employees or other representatives, including
parties involved in the creation,
production or delivery of this site, is responsible for any harm that
results from your browsing or using the site. The Victory Seed
Company assumes no
responsibility and shall not be held liable for any damages to or
viruses that may infect your computer equipment or other property on
account of your use of the site or your downloading of any materials
from the site.
This is a comprehensive limitation of liability that applies to all
damages of any kind, including (without limitation) compensatory,
direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of data, income or
profit, loss of or damage to property and claims of third parties.
The Victory Seed Company
reserves the right to revise these Terms and Conditions from time to
time by updating this page. You are subject to the most current version
and periodically should visit this page to review the Terms and