Legal Information

Traditions Weeks Disclaimer

Common Ground on the Hill, Ltd. will do its best to help provide for your safe and comfortable participation during events, but does not accept responsibility for personal property lost on the McDaniel College campus, Carroll County Farm Museum or elsewhere during this time. Please be sure to safeguard your property, including the participant badge issued to you at registration. Your personal Traditions Weeks Participant Badge is your passport to events. The Resident’s Wristband provides entry to the cafeteria for meals: The Participant Badge and Resident Wristband are not transferable.  The Badge and Wristband are ONLY for the person to whom they have been issued.

ADA Statement

Americans with Disabilities Act

Common Ground on the Hill supports the purposes and goals of the Americans With Disabilities Act, and is committed to providing equal access for all individuals with disabilities. As a program affiliated with McDaniel College, Common Ground on the Hill adheres to that institution's policy of offering an environment free of discrimination and bias in matters involving and affecting individuals with disabilities. The Americans with Disabilities Act applies to the Carroll County Government and its programs, services, activities, and facilities. Anyone requiring an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication or who has a complaint should contact The Department of Citizen Services, 410.386.3600 or 1.888.302.8978 or MD Relay 7-1-1/1.800.735.2258 or email as soon as possible but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event.

Email Privacy Policy

We have created this email privacy policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy and the protection of your information.

Why did you receive an email from us?

If you received a mailing from us, (a) your email address is either listed with us as someone who has expressly shared this address for the purpose of receiving information in the future ("opt-in"), or (b) you have registered or purchased or otherwise have an existing relationship with us. We respect your time and attention by controlling the frequency of our mailings.

How we protect your privacy

We use security measures to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of data used by our system.

Sharing and Usage

We will never share, sell, or rent individual personal information with anyone without your advance permission or unless ordered by a court of law. Information submitted to us is only available to employees managing this information for purposes of contacting you or sending you emails based on your request for information and to contracted service providers for purposes of providing services relating to our communications with you.

How can you stop receiving email from us?

Each email sent contains an easy, automated way for you to cease receiving email from us, or to change your expressed interests. If you wish to do this, simply follow the instructions at the end of any email.

Volunteer Guidelines

Volunteers at Common Ground on the Hill are placed in a position of trust. Volunteers will respect the privacy of staff, performers, instructors,  students and other constituents, including but not restricted to maintaining the confidentiality of personal identifying information such as email and physical addresses and phone numbers. Traditions Weeks class access information may not be shared unless with the express consent or direction of Common Ground on the Hill staff (Executive Director, Office Manager, Director of Promotions, Volunteer Coordinator, or a Common Ground on the Hill intern). Volunteers shall not use personal information which they come across in the course of their duties to contact instructors or students except as required for the fulfillment of their duties