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PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY. BY USING THIS WEB SITE, YOU AGREE TO THESETERMS AND CONDITIONS.

These terms and conditions apply exclusively to your access to, and use of, this Web site and do not alter in any way the terms or conditions of any other agreement you may have with Snohomish County Fire District 7 , (" SCFD7 ") for products, services or otherwise. SCFD7 reserves the right to amend at any time any policies governing this Web site, including these Terms and Conditions and SCFD7 's Privacy Policy, by posting the amended terms and indicating the date of the last revision. The amended terms shall be effective immediately after they are initially posted on this Web site. If you do not accept the amended terms, you must cease using this Web site.

If you have any question regarding the use of this Web site, please direct such questions to the webmaster@firedistrict7.com.

Contents:

1. Privacy Policy
SCFD7 believes strongly in protecting user privacy. Please refer to our Privacy Policy for information on how SCFD7 uses and collects information and protects your privacy.

2. Copyright
Unless otherwise indicated, all Web site materials, including, without limitation, the SCFD7 logo, and all designs, text, graphics, other files, and the selection and arrangement thereof are the proprietary and copyrighted property of SCFD7 or its licensors. You may electronically copy and print to hard copy portions of this Web site for the sole purpose of using materials it contains for informational, non-commercial, personal use only. Any other use of the materials in this Web site-including any commercial use, reproduction for purposes other than described above, modification, distribution, republication, display, or performance-without the prior written permission of SCFD7 is strictly prohibited.

3. Trademarks
T he SCFD7 logo, and any product or service name or slogan contained in this Web site, are either trademarks or registered trademarks of SCFD7 and its licensors, and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of SCFD7 . In addition, all page headers, custom graphics, button icons, and scripts are service marks, trademarks, and/or trade dress of SCFD7 , and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of SCFD7 . All other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names and company names or logos mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.

4. Indemnification
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless SCFD7 , its independent contractors, service providers and consultants, and their respective directors, employees and agents, from and against any third party claim, damages, costs and expenses (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorney's fees) arising our of your use of the SCFD7 Web site, including without limitation any actual or threatened suit, demand, or claim made against SCFD7 and/or its independent contractors, service providers, or consultants, arising out of or relating to your conduct, your violation of these terms and conditions, or your violation of the rights of any third party.

5. Submissions
You agree that any materials, including but not limited to questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, plans, notes, drawings, original or creative materials or other information, provided by you in the form of e-mail or submissions to SCFD7 , or postings on this Web site, are non-confidential and shall become the sole property of SCFD7 . SCFD7 shall own exclusive rights, including all intellectual property rights, and shall be entitled to the unrestricted use of these materials for any purpose, commercial or otherwise, without acknowledgment or compensation to you. The submission of any materials to SCFD7 , including the posting of materials to any forum or interactive area, irrevocably waives any and all "moral rights" in such materials, including the rights of paternity and integrity.

6. Hyperlinks
You are granted a limited, non-exclusive right to create a hyperlink to this Web site provided such link does not portray SCFD7 or any of its products and services in a false, misleading, derogatory or otherwise defamatory manner. This limited right may be revoked at any time. You may not use, frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any SCFD7 trademark, logo or other proprietary information, including the images found at this web site, the content of any text or the layout/design of any page or form contained on a page without SCFD7 's express written consent. Except as noted above, you are not conveyed any right or license by implication, or otherwise in or under any patent, trademark, copyright, or proprietary right of SCFD7 or any third party. SCFD7 makes no claim or representation regarding, and accepts no responsibility for, the quality, content, nature or reliability of Web sites accessible by hyperlink from this Web site, or Web sites linking to this Web site. The linked sites are not under the control of SCFD7 and SCFD7 is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any review, changes or updates to such sites. SCFD7 is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply affiliation, endorsement, or adoption by SCFD7 of the site or any information contained therein.

7. Third Party Content & Services
SCFD7 may provide links to Web pages and content of third parties ("Third Party Content") as a service to those interested in this information. SCFD7 does not monitor nor has any control over any Third Party Content or third party Web sites. SCFD7 does not endorse or adopt any Third Party Content and can make no guarantee as to its accuracy or completeness. SCFD7 does not represent or warrant the accuracy of any information contained therein, and undertakes no responsibility to update or review any Third Party Content. Users use these links and Third Party Content contained therein at their own risk.

8. Disclosure
This Web site together with any documents issued by SCFD7 and available through this Web site contain statements which constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Those statements appear in a number of places in this Web site together with any documents issued by SCFD7 and available through this Web site and can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "believe," "expect," "plans," "may," "will," "should," "anticipates" or similar statements or the negative thereof or other variations thereof. Such forward-looking statements include, without limitation, statements made as to future operation costs, capital expenditures, cash flow, improvements in infrastructure, distribution and replenishment systems and operating efficiencies, sales and earnings estimates or trends and expansion plans and projections. Such forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and by their nature involve known and unknown internal and external risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from those expressed or implied. The information contained in SCFD7 's most recent Annual Reports to Shareholders, including information included under the section captioned "Management's Discussion and Analysis," as well as other information included under the caption "Risk Factors" in other SCFD7 filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, identifies important factors that could cause such results, performance or achievements not to be realized. SCFD7 undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date such statements were made.

The information contained within press releases issued by SCFD7 should not be deemed accurate or current except as of the date the release was posted. SCFD7 has no intention of updating, and specifically disclaims any duty to update, the information in the press releases. To the extent any information therein is forward-looking, it is intended to fit within the safe harbor for forward-looking statements, and is subject to material risk.

9. Disclaimer
THIS WEB SITE AND THE MATERIALS IN THIS WEB SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. PSE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. PSE DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT MATERIALS IN THIS WEB SITE ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT, OR ERROR-FREE. SCFD7 DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THIS WEB SITE OR ITS SERVER(S) ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

SCFD7 reserves the right to change any and all content contained on this Web site at any time without notice. Reference to any products, services, processes, or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by SCFD7 .

10. Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL PSE, IT OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, OR EMPLOYEES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF PROFITS, OR LOSS OF DATA, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THIS WEB SITE OR THE MATERIALS CONTAINED IN, OR ACCESSED THROUGH, THIS WEB SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY DAMAGES CASED BY OR RESULTING FROM RELIANCE BY USER ON ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM PSE, OR THAT RESULTS FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETION OF FILES OR E-MAIL, ERROR, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, WHETHER OR NOT RESULTING FROM ACTS OF GOD, COMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, THEFT, DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO PSE'S RECORDS, PROGRAMS, OR SERVICES. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF SCFD7 (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY TORT-INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, WHETHER ACTIVE, PASSIVE, OR IMPUTED-PRODUCT LIABILITY, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OF PSE'S WEB SITE EXCEED ANY COMPENSATION YOU PAY, IF ANY, TO PSE FOR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THIS WEB SITE.

11. Applicable Law
These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Washington, without resort to its conflict of law provisions. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these terms and conditions shall be filed only in the state and federal courts located in King County, Washington and you hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts over any suit, action or proceeding arising out of these terms and conditions.

12. Repeat Infringer Policy
SCFD7 respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. SCFD7 may, in appropriate circumstances and at its own discretion, limit access to this Web site and/or terminate the accounts of any users who infringe the intellectual property rights of others.

13. Claims of Copyright Infringement; Designated Agent
If you believe that any material on this Web site infringes upon any copyright which you own or control, or that any link on this Website directs users to another Web site that contains material that infringes upon any copyright which you own or control, you may file a notification of such infringement with our webmaster.

14. Severability
If any provision of these terms and conditions shall be deemed unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms and conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

15. Questions & Contact Information
Questions or comments about SCFD7 's Site may be directed to the webmaster@firedistrict7.com or you may telephone us at (360) 668-5357 and ask for the Webmaster. You may also write to us at Webmaster, SCFD7, 8010 180 th St. S.E. , Snohomish WA . 98296

16. What information is collected on this site?
In order to provide you with certain services on our Site, we may need to collect different types of information. In particular, we occasionally may need to collect certain types of personal information (information that may be used to personally identify or contact you) in order to provide you with particular features, services, or offers. Here's a summary of the kinds of information we may collect at the SCFD7 Site, and how we collect that information:

A- Passive Collection
Our software automatically collects certain information from your computer when you log on or move about our Site. This information is not linked to any other personal information you tell us, it just gives us a broad picture of who is on our Site and which areas your users are visiting. It is our way of learning what's important to our users and what isn't, and improving our Site to make it more interesting and useful for you. It also enables us to provide improved security and efficiency on our Site. The two main ways in which this general information is collected are through "log files" and "cookies."

B- Log Files
Log files are records of user activity collected to analyze trends, administer the Site, track user's movement, and gather broad types of information for aggregate use. The kinds of general information we collect in the log files includes:

The IP address of your computer
How many people visit our Site
Which pages of our Site are visited most often
Which ISPs our visitors come from (e.g. AOL, MSN, etc.)
Which browsers users are used to visit our Site (Netscape, Internet Explorer, etc.)
Time of day users visit our Site

C- Cookies
SCFD7 also uses "cookies" to gauge how users interact with our Site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. Cookies cannot execute code or deliver a virus to your computer. Usage of a cookie is not linked to any personally identifiable information; it merely helps the Site to be more efficient. Typically, a cookie enables your computer to load Web site files faster on subsequent visits. We also use cookies to track a user's path for security purposes, as well as to target your interests in an effort to enhance your experience on our Site. If you wish to block, erase, or be warned of cookies, please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn about these functions. If you reject a cookie, you may still use our Site, however, you may be limited in your use of certain areas. Please note: some of our business partners (for example, advertisers) may use cookies on our Site and we have no access to or control over these cookies.

D- Active Collection
We may also collect certain information that you voluntarily provide to us which may contain personally identifiable information (for example, your name, street and e-mail address, or telephone number). Such personally identifiable information could also include any other information you may provide when voluntarily participating in customer service contacts, surveys, or other transactions. Here is a brief summary of the areas on our Site where you may be asked to provide information:

E- Surveys
From time-to-time our site may request information from users via surveys. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary and you have the choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information may be used to notify users. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use of and satisfaction with this site.

17. How Does SCFD7 Use Information Collected on this Site?
SCFD7 is the sole owner of the information collected on this Site. Personal information that you provide to SCFD7 (such as a personal e-mail address) may be used by SCFD7 in the following ways:

to contact you about your use of the Site or about our services;

to respond to your comments or requests;

to request feedback and enable us to develop and improve the Site and our products and services;

for internal and marketing/promotional purposes; and for the specific purpose for which the information was provided.

18. What Information is Shared with Third Parties?
We will not sell, share, or rent your personal information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this policy without first obtaining your authorization. We may disclose personal information you provide to independent contractors, service providers and consultants who are engaged by or working with SCFD7 , consistent will all applicable laws and regulations. We may also use credit card processing companies to process payments for goods and services, outside shipping companies to ship orders and credit bureaus to check credit histories. We may partner with other parties to provide specific services and will share information with them in order to facilitate their provision of services. For example, when the user signs up for these services, we will share names, or other contact information necessary for the third party to provide these services. SCFD7 may also contract with outside companies to administer our mailing lists or provide other services. Your personal information may be shared with an outside company for the sole purpose of administering the products, services and programs you have selected. SCFD7 makes an effort to ensure, but does not guarantee, that all third party partners agree to the same high level of privacy safeguards that SCFD7 itself provides to its users.

Additionally, we may share aggregated information (i.e. information we collect that does not allow you to be personally identified of contacted, for example demographic and site usage information) with third parties such as partners and advertisers without your authorization. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.

As noted above, information collected by prohosting.com on behalf of SCFD7 on this Site or on co-branded pages is the sole property of SCFD7 but may be used by prohosting.com for the purpose(s) for which it was collected.

SCFD7 reserves the right to share information with third parties if we are required to do so by law or if in our good faith judgment, such action is reasonably necessary to comply with the legal process, to respond to any claims, or to protect the rights of SCFD7 , or the public.

19. How do links affect my privacy?
This web site may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that SCFD7 is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy policies of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by this Web site. Similarly, if you entered this Site through a link from another Web site, SCFD7 is not responsible for or bound by the privacy policies or processes of that Web site.

20. How is the privacy policy updated?
SCFD7 reserves the right to change this privacy policy at any time. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes in an updated privacy policy so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under circumstances, if any, we disclose it. The effective date of the last revision is always posted at the top of the privacy policy. This posting constitutes SCFD7 's notice of any changes to this policy. We encourage you to review our privacy policy whenever you visit our Site to make sure that you understand how any personal information you provide will be used.

Privacy Policy

THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY

Snohomish County Fire District #7 ("SCFD7") is required by law to maintain the privacy of certain confidential health care information, known as Protected Health Information (PHI), and to provide you with a notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to your PHI. SCFD7 is also required to abide by the terms of the version of this Notice currently in effect.

Uses and Disclosures of PHI: SCFD7 may use PHI for the purposes of treatment, payment, and health care operations, in most cases without your written permission. Examples of our use of your PHI:

For treatment.

This includes such things as obtaining verbal and written information about your medical condition and treatment from you as well as from others, such as doctors and nurses who give orders to allow us to provide treatment to you. We may give your PHI to other health care providers involved in your treatment, and may transfer your PHI via radio or telephone to the hospital or dispatch center.

For payment.

This includes any activities we must undertake in order to get reimbursed for the services we provide to you, including such things as submitting bills to insurance companies, making medical necessity determinations and collecting outstanding accounts.

For health care operations.

This includes quality assurance activities, licensing, and training programs to ensure that our personnel meet our standards of care and follow established policies and procedures, as well as certain other management functions.

Reminders for Scheduled Transports and Information on Other Services.

We may also contact you to provide you with a reminder of any scheduled appointments for non-emergency ambulance and medical transportation, or to provider information about other services we provide.

Use and Disclosure of PHI Without Your Authorization.

SCFD7 is permitted to use PHI without your written authorization, or opportunity to object, in certain situations, and unless prohibited by a more stringent state law, including:

.For the treatment, payment or health care operations activities of another health care provider who treats you;

.For health care and legal compliance activities;

.To a family member, other relative, or close personal friend or other individual involved in your care if we obtain your verbal agreement to do so or if we give you an opportunity to object to such a disclosure and you do not raise an objection, and in certain other circumstances where we are unable to obtain your agreement and believe the disclosure is in your best interests;

.To a public health authority in certain situations as required by law (such as to report abuse, neglect or domestic violence;

.For health oversight activities including audits or government investigations, inspections, disciplinary proceedings, and other administrative or judicial actions undertaken by the government (or their contractors) by law to oversee the health care system;

.For judicial and administrative proceedings as required by a court or administrative order, or in some cases in response to a subpoena or other legal process;

.For law enforcement activities in limited situations, such as when responding to a warrant;

.For military, national defense and security and other special government functions;

.To avert a serious threat to the health and safety of a person or the public at large;

.For workers' compensation purposes, and in compliance with workers' compensation laws;

.To coroners, medical examiners, and funeral directors for identifying a deceased person, determining cause of death, or carrying on their duties as authorized by law;

.If you are an organ donor, we may release health information to organizations that handle organ procurement or organ, eye or tissue transplantation or to an organ donation bank, as necessary to facilitate organ donation and transplantation;

.For research projects, but this will be subject to strict oversight and approvals;

.We may also use or disclose health information about you in a way that does not personally identify you or reveal who you are.

Any other use or disclosure of PHI:

Any other use or disclosure of PHI, other than those listed above will only be made with your written authorization. You may revoke your authorization at any time, in writing, except to the extent that we have already used or disclosed medical information in reliance on that authorization.

Patient Rights: As a patient, you have a number of rights with respect to your PHI, including:

The right to access, copy or inspect your PHI. This means you may inspect and copy most of the medical information about you that we maintain. We will normally provide you with access to this information within 30 days of your request. We may also charge you a reasonable fee for you to copy any medical information that you have the right to access. In limited circumstances, we may deny you access to your medical information, and you may appeal certain types of denials. We have available forms to request access to your PHI and we will provide a written response if we deny you access and let you know your appeal rights. You also have the right to receive confidential communications of your PHI. If you wish to inspect and copy your medical information, you should contact our privacy officer.

The right to amend your PHI:

You have the right to ask us to amend written medical information that we may have about you. We will generally amend your information within 60 days of your request and will notify you when we have amended the information. We are permitted by law to deny your request to amend your medical information only in certain circumstances, like when we believe the information you have asked us to amend is correct. If you wish to request that we amend the medical information that we have about you, you should contact our privacy officer.

The right to request an accounting:

You may request an accounting from us of certain disclosures of your medical information that we have made in the six years prior to the date of your request. We are not required to give you an accounting of information we have used or disclosed for purposes of treatment, payment or health care operations, or when we share your health information with our business associates, like our billing company or a medical facility from/to which we have transported you. We are also not required to give you an accounting of our uses of protected health information for which you have already given us written authorization. If you wish to request an accounting, contact our privacy officer.

The right to request that we restrict the uses and disclosures of your PHI:

You have the right to request that we restrict how we use and disclose your medical information that we have about you. SCFD7 is not required to agree to any restrictions you request, but any restrictions agreed to by SCFD7 in writing are binding on SCFD7.

Internet, Electronic Mail, and the Right to Obtain Copy of Paper Notice on Request:

We will prominently post a copy of this Notice on our web site. If you allow us, we will forward you this Notice by electronic mail instead of on paper and you may always request a paper copy of the Notice.

Revisions to the Notice:

SCFD7 reserves the right to change the terms of this Notice at any time, and the changes will be effective immediately and will apply to all protected health information that we maintain. Any material changes to the Notice will be promptly posted in our facilities and posted to our web site. You can get a copy of the latest version of this Notice by contacting our privacy officer.

Your Legal Rights and Complaints:

You also have the right to complain to us, or to the Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services if you believe your privacy rights have been violated. You will not be retaliated against in any way for filing a complaint with us or to the government. Should you have any questions, comments or complaints you may direct all inquiries to our privacy officer.

Privacy Officer Contact Information:

Privacy Officer
Snohomish County Fire District #7
8010 180th St. SE .
Snohomish , WA 98296

Phone-(360) 668-5357, or (425) 486-1217 Fax-(360)668-6234 http://www.firedistrict7.com

Effective Date of the Privacy Notice: April 14, 2003

NOTE: SCFD7 is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this policy. . .

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