Privacy Policy, Legal Disclaimer, and Terms & Conditions

Who we are

We are the official historical site for the Cockatoo Inn, 4334 W. Imperial Hwy, Hawthorne, California. Our website address is:


The content of this site is protected under copyright, and may not be sold, republished, reproduced or electronically screen-captured in whole or in part, without expressed written consent from Certain parts of this website, including text and images, were published on with permission from other sources. Those third parties hold copyrights to their own content. If you have a question about usage, please email We may be able to offer licensing agreements for our original content, illustrations and research.


Legal Disclaimer

This site is for entertainment purposes only. The admin of this site is not responsible for factual inaccuracies in text or image, folklore, or the content of user-submitted stories. Where possible, we try to verify certain statements but do not guarantee any of said statements. If you’d like to submit a correction to a fact or claim, please include a source (eg., newspaper, official document, etc.) wiith clear evidence that explains your correction. We reserve the right to accept or reject submitted corrections. Various parts of this site are protected under copyright. Please contact us with any questions. (Cont’d below)



If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Furthermore, we are not responsible for the content of user comments. We only post names with the permission of the user who submitted the story, unless it was from a public source, such as a newspaper, television show, or previously published web page. If you feel a name has been posted erroneously, please email your concerns to us. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of any statement made by individual users in the comment section. By your use of this site, you agree not to hold the owners of this website ( liable for libel, slander, defamation, or similar offenses.


Under the DMCA, if you feel your copyright has been violated or breached in some way, and you wish to have your lawfully owned material removed from this site, please email us at At this time we only respond to actual copyright holders.



Throughout the site, we may show advertising, banners, affiliate links, or partner links that may be financially beneficial for us. We do it cover the costs of the site and the research effort. We have no control over ad content displayed on this site, but we do our best to limit objectionable or divisive ads.



At this time, any of your information collected through analytics or through personal contact (email, social, web searches, etc.) are not sold to any third party. However, and its properties reserve the right to do so without notice at any time.

As a necessity, your personal information is shared with our merchandise fulfillment partner, Royale with Tees when you order from our shop. Any other personal data obtained is not organized in any meaningful way for future use. However, any and all policies are subject to change and may change at any time.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

At this time, we do not share your data manually unless you specifically request us to. For example, if a user would like to get in touch with someone mentioned on this site, they may leave their contact information for us to pass on. and Royale with Tees reserve the right to sell your data without notice.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

For users who manually interact with us via email, social media, or by other electronic, tangible or in-person means, your information may or may not be kept indefinitely. To get a sense of what we do with your information, the answer is that once our interaction with you is over, we rarely handle any of your data at all. The exception is if you have contributed content to the website in which your name, media, or contact information appears.

User Submitted Content

All user-submitted correspondence, content, images, media, and other materials used for this website or shared with become the property of for use on and its properties.


We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).