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Copyright TortoiseClimbing™ 2024.  All rights reserved.  Copyright of the pages, the screens displaying the pages, and of the information and material therein and their arrangement, is owned by TortoiseClimbing™ unless otherwise indicated.

No Warranty

The information and materials contained on this site, including text, graphics, links or other items are provided "as is", "as available".  Considerable attention is given to:

However, TortoiseClimbing™ does not warrant the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of this information and materials, and expressly disclaims liability for errors or omissions in this information and materials. Users are encouraged to report any problems. A button is provided at the bottom of every page of this website to enable providing any needed correction.

No warranty of any kind, implied, expressed or statutory, including but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third-party rights, title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and freedom from computer virus, is given in conjunction with the information and materials.


This site contains links to other web sites controlled or offered by third-parties (non-affiliates) that TortoiseClimbing™ believes may be germane or of interest to users.  TortoiseClimbing™ hereby disclaims liability for any information, materials, products or services posted or offered at any such third-party sites. The purpose of such links is to provide easy access to possibly related third-party informational web sites.

TortoiseClimbing™ does not endorse or recommend any products or services offered, or information contained at any of those websites.  Nor is TortoiseClimbing™ liable for any failure of products or services offered or advertised at those sites.

Such third-parties may have a privacy policy different from TortoiseClimbing™ and the third-party website may provide less security. If you link to those sites, you leave this Site at your own risk. TortoiseClimbing™ makes no warranty or representation regarding linked websites or information appearing on linked sites.

Limitation of Liability

In no event will TortoiseClimbing™ be liable to you or to any third-party for any damages, including without limitation, direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, exemplary damages, lost profits, lost savings, or expenses arising out of the use of, inability to use, accuracy, quality, or in connection with any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus or line or system failure, or any hypertext links thereon, or services, or functions, rendered in connection therewith, whether or not TortoiseClimbing™ has been advised of the possibility of such damages, losses or expenses, and whether or not based upon theories of contract, negligence, warranty, strict liability or other tort, breach of any statutory duty, principles of indemnity or contribution, the failure of any remedy to achieve its essential purpose, or otherwise. 

Certain states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. In no event shall TortoiseClimbing’s™ total liability to you, or to any third-party, for all damages, losses, and causes of action exceed the amount paid by you to access this website, excluding telecommunications or internet service provider fees.


This site is not intended for distribution to, or use by, any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution or use would be contrary to local law or regulation.


This site uses encryption of all information transmited over the internet. This is done via the https communications protocol using Transport Layer Security (TLS).

For communication with TortoiseClimbing™, this website provides several Contact/Comment forms. Those forms collect various identifier information (some required) to permit you to send a comment to TortoiseClimbing™. These are to:

Information collected on the main Comment form includes:

Your contact information is solely used for purposes of contacting you, only if needed for followup to obtain elaboration regarding your comment(s). Your contact information is NOT shared with any other source, NOR does TortoiseClimbing™ sending out solicitations!!

Use of Information and Materials

The information and materials contained in these pages, and the terms, conditions, and descriptions that appear, are subject to change.  Unauthorized use or misuse of any information posted on this site is strictly prohibited.

Additional Terms

Certain sections or pages on this site may contain separate terms and conditions, which are in addition to these terms and conditions. In the event of a conflict, the additional terms and conditions will govern for those sections or pages.


All information submitted via this site shall be deemed and remain the property of TortoiseClimbing™ who shall be free to use, for any purpose, any idea, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in information a visitor to this site provides through this site. TortoiseClimbing™ shall not be subject to any obligations of confidentiality regarding submitted information, except as agreed by the direct customer relationship or as otherwise specifically agreed or required by law. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as limiting or reducing TortoiseClimbing's™ responsibilities and obligations to customers in accordance with our privacy promise to users.

Governing Law

Use of this site shall be governed by all applicable federal laws of the United States of America and the laws of the State of Maryland.

Copyright Disclaimer

All information on this website is provided as a service to this website's visitors.  All company names, logos and images used are copyrights of their respective owners, which include one or all of the following:

Company names and logo's are used solely for the purpose of acknowledging existence of the businesses and/or aiding you in locating information these companies make available to the public as part of their respective businesses.

If you are a representative of one of these companies and wish to discuss appropriate use of your copyrighted material on TortoiseClimbing™, please feel free to contact us at https://tortoiseclimbing.net/contact.php.

If you wish to comment on contents of this webpage, Clicking the button below will both transfer you to the Contact/Comment page, and pass along that you were on this webpage when you decided to comment.

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