Terms & Conditions


Florida Hawking Fraternity Privacy Policy

The Florida Hawking Fraternity (FHF) does not release to any non-member person, firm, corporation or other entity the names, addresses, telephone numbers or e-mail address of any member. Nor does the Florida Hawking Fraternity release any information regarding any Associate Member or Affiliate Organization.

FHF Copyright Information

The Florida Hawking Fraternity reserves and protects its copyright on all materials contained on this website and the copyrights of all contributors of information, articles, attachments, photographs or other such material. No material depicted on this website may be used by any person, firm, corporation or entity of any kind without the express permission of the Florida Hawking Fraternity.

Contacting the FHF

Please remember when contacting the Florida Hawking Fraternity that all Officers, Regional Representatives and other people who work hard for our Fraternity are volunteers. The FHF does not have a paid staff and there may be delays in replying to your request. We ask for your patience and understanding while we make contact with the person who is best qualified to answer your inquiry.

Contact the FHF Secretary/Treasurer if you are inquiring about your new membership application that you have completed and submitted or if you have not received any information from the FHF about your new membership within 30 days of the date you mailed your application.

Contact the FHF Secretary/Treasurer if you are a current FHF Member and have a question about your membership, want to know if your dues are currently paid or if you are not receiving your TALEFEATHERS or ballots.

If you are a FHF Member contact the Secretary/Treasurer if you have not received a ballot within 10 days of the announcement that ballots were mailed out.

Contact our Secretary/Treasurer if you are a member of the public or the media and have a general inquiry about the Florida Hawking Fraternity.

Disclaimer, Terms of Use and Legal Restrictions


WWW.FLAHAWKING.ORG (also referred to as the Florida Hawking Fraternity, the FHF or the FHF Website) and other official URLs (Uniform Resource Locators) of the Fraternity, is provided for informational and educational purposes only and is intended to complement the advice and guidance followed by falconry "best practices". This site is not intended and should not be construed as official advice or instruction of a sponsor, government agency or other qualified individuals or organizations. Always seek the advice of a sponsor, competent falconer or government agency that regulates falconry. The creators, distributors, producers, participants and Fraternity governing body (also referred to as the Florida Hawking Fraternity) of this site disclaim any liability or loss in connection with the content provided here. Statements of fact are not necessarily authenticated. 

All content and materials are the property of WWW.FLAHAWKING.ORG. Any use or reuse of this content without expressed written permission of the Florida Hawking Fraternity is strictly prohibited. Permission to otherwise reprint or electronically reproduce any page in part or in its entirety is expressly prohibited, unless prior written consent has been obtained from the Secretary/Treasurer of the FHF, or as indicated on specific site pages. All rights reserved. 

Use of site

The Florida Hawking Fraternity authorizes you to view and download the materials at this website ("site") only for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original materials on any copies of the materials.  You may not modify the materials at this site in any way or reproduce or publicly display, perform or distribute or otherwise use them for any public or commercial purpose. For purposes of these terms, any use of these materials on any other website or networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited. The materials at this site are copyrighted and any unauthorized use of any materials at this site may violate copyright, trademark and other laws. If you breach any of these terms, your authorization to use this site automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed materials. The Florida Hawking Fraternity also reserves the right to terminate your authorization to use any services at the site and to delete any one or more of your related accounts, with or without cause, immediately and at any time.

User Submissions

Other than personally identifiable information, any material, information or other communication you transmit or post to this site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary ("communications"). The Florida Hawking Fraternity will have no obligations with respect to the communications. The Florida Hawking Fraternity and their designees will be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use the communications and all data, images, sounds, text and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes.  You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this site any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic or other material that would violate any law.

Links to Other Websites

Links to third party websites on this site are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you use these links, you may leave this site. The Florida Hawking Fraternity has reviewed these third party sites, but does not control and is not responsible for any of these sites or their content. Thus, the Florida Hawking Fraternity does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any information, software or other products or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to this site, you do this entirely at your own risk.

The materials and services provided on this site are provided “as is” without any warranties of any kind including warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement of intellectual property. The Florida Hawking Fraternity further does not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the materials or services at this site. The Florida Hawking Fraternity may make changes to the materials and services at this site, or to the products and prices described in them, at any time without notice. The materials and services at this site may be out of date, and The Florida Hawking Fraternity makes no commitment to update the materials and services at this site. Information published on this site may refer to products, programs or services that are not available in your country or locality. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.

Limitation of Liability

In no event will the Florida Hawking Fraternity or other third parties mentioned on this site be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, those resulting from lost profits, lost data or business interruption, lost birds or falconry competency) arising out of the use, inability to use, or the results of use of this site, any websites linked to this site, or the materials or information or services contained at any or all such sites, whether based on warranty, contract, tort or any other legal theory and whether or not advised of the possibility of such damages. If your use of the materials, information or services from this site results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of equipment or data, you assume all costs thereof. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.

U.S. Government Restricted Rights

Government users will receive no greater than Restricted Rights as defined in FAR 52.227-19 (c) (1-2) (June 1987). Government users will receive no greater Limited Rights as defined in FAR 52.227-14 (June 1987) or DFAR 252.227-7015 (b) (2) (November 1995), as applicable in any technical data at this site. Officials of local, state, federal or provincial agencies who are also members of the Florida Hawking Fraternity are granted use of this website as FHF Members without further restriction.

Applicable Laws

This site is administered by the Florida Hawking Fraternity from their office Florida.  The Florida Hawking Fraternity makes no representation that materials or services at this site are appropriate or available for use outside North America (Canada, Mexico or the United States), and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. You may not use or export or re-export the materials or services at this site or any copy or adaptation in violation of any applicable laws or regulations including without limitation U.S. import-export laws and regulations. If you choose to access this site from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. These terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws.


The Florida Hawking Fraternity may revise these terms at any time by updating this posting. You should visit this page from time to time to review the then-current terms because they are binding on you. Certain provisions of these terms may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages at this site.


Anyone linking to Florida Hawking Fraternity website must comply with all applicable laws and take appropriate measures to ensure the link is current and accurate.

Other websites are welcome to link to the Florida Hawking Fraternity and display the Florida Hawking Fraternity’s logo on their site pending a review of the “other” site and is found satisfactory by the appropriate Officer of the Florida Hawking Fraternity who is authorized to grant permission.

Each e-mail sent to the various addresses of Officers and Regional Representatives at WWW.FLAHAWKING.ORG may be read, but due to the volume of mail received, not all questions can be answered personally. Those questions that are answered usually receive a reply within 3 days.

By submitting your questions, you grant the Florida Hawking Fraternity a license to edit and reproduce your questions and incorporate them into WWW.FLAHAWKING.ORG as necessary or appropriate in the sole judgment of the Florida Hawking Fraternity. Your identity will not be revealed.

FHF Web Master

The Florida Hawking Fraternity’s Web Master is a dedicated volunteer who has donated his/her valuable time to the design, development and continuing enhancement of an enjoyable website experience for our members and the public. We would like to hear from you about improvements you would like to see or corrections we need to make. E-mail the Web Master and let us know what you would like to see in the future or if we can help answer a question about the website.