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Terms of Use


Except as otherwise noted, the copyright to all material on this website is held by The Jane Austen Society of North America, Inc.  (“JASNA”). The Minnesota Region of The Jane Austen Society of North America operates within this broader national non-profit.

Text and images on this website may be used without inquiry only in accordance with the “fair use” provisions of U.S. copyright law (i.e., brief quotations for private or educational use, with proper acknowledgement).  Except as permitted by the foregoing statement, the distribution, publication, or other use in any medium of text, images, or recordings on this website requires the express written consent of JASNA or the individual copyright holder.  No permission is granted to distribute, publish, or otherwise use material whose copyright is held by third parties.

JASNA and its authors make every reasonable effort to identify and acknowledge third-party copyright holders.  In the event any material on this website infringes the rights of any third party or is not properly identified or acknowledged,  please send correct information to the JASNA Website Manager at

JASNA does not endorse any third-party sites or any offers available through such sites.  JASNA is not responsible for any transactions or communications between visitors to this site and any third party.

JASNA reserves the right to revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this posting and also to modify services, software, applications, or features of this site at any time without notice.

Privacy Policy


Privacy Policy at Jane Austen Society of North America - Minnesota, we recognize that the privacy of your personal information is important. Here is information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use visit our site, and how we safeguard your information. We never share or sell your personal information to third parties. We can be reached via e-mail at info (at) jasnamn(dot) org or you can reach us at JASNA-MN, 17049 Sherwood Rd, Minnetonka, MN 55345

Log Files

As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Google Chrome or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site.

Cookies and Web Beacons

We use cookies to store information, such as your personal preferences when you visit our site. This may include the ability to login to some of our features, such as forums. Cookies also record user-specific information on what pages users access or visit.

Information Collected

We collect the domain name and e-mail address (where provided) of those who post comments to the blog, post messages on discussion boards, make edits on wikis, or post in chats. We collect the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail. We aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit, and information volunteered by the consumer, such as survey information and/or site registrations.

How Information Is Used

The information we collect is used to improve the content of our Web page, used to notify consumers about updates to our Web site, and shared with agents or contractors who assist in providing support for our internal operations. The information may be signed to a successor entity in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, sale of assets or other corporate change respecting the Website.

Information Security

We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our site. If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us at the above addresses or phone number.


If you do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future, please let us know by sending us e-mail at the above address. From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes to our Web site to notify you of these changes and provide you with the ability to opt-out of these new uses. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our Web site periodically. This policy is valid from September, 2017.

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