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Terms and Conditions

Welcome to this Web site of Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization headquartered in Chesapeake, VA.  Our online presence includes, but is not limited to, the pages found under www.gsccc.org.

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING ANY WEB SITES OF THE GIRL SCOUTS OF THE COLONIAL COAST.

By using the pages on this site, you demonstrate to us that you agree to these Terms and Conditions (or “terms”). If you do not agree to these terms, then please do not use this site. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these terms at any time. Please check these terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of the site following the posting of change to these terms will mean you accept that change. If you disagree with a change, you may decline further registration and use of the site.

If a court of competent jurisdiction rules any portion these Terms and Conditions to be invalid or unenforceable, then they should be deemed revised in order to be valid and enforceable, and to achieve as closely as possible the same effect as originally drafted and agreed.

OWNERSHIP AND RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF MATERIALS

Unless otherwise noted, all materials, including images, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, video clips, site domain name, and written and other materials contained on any site of the Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast (collectively, the "Contents") are protected by copyrights, trademarks, trade dress, and/or other intellectual properties owned or controlled by Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast, or its licensors.  Any third party trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

This site is:

copyright © Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast, Inc., all rights reserved

All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by us, including all rights under intellectual property laws.  Subject to the terms and conditions herein, these Terms and Conditions offer only a revocable, limited, nonexclusive, personal license to access and use the site for your personal use only, conditioned on your adherence to these Terms and Conditions.  This license is unique to you, non-transferable, and non-assignable.  You may not share or transfer your access or account to any third party.  You agree to use the site only as provided herein. 

As a condition of your use of this site, you warrant that you will not use it for any other purpose, including without limitation any purposes that are unlawful or prohibited by these Terms.  Any other access to and use of the site, or the Contents, is unauthorized.  You agree to comply with all applicable laws.  This limited license terminates automatically if you breach any of these terms. 

The Contents are intended solely for personal, noncommercial use by the authorized users of our site. You may view, copy, and print the Contents displayed on this site subject to the following conditions:

(i) you use the material for personal, noncommercial use only;

(ii) you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices;

(iii) you make no modifications to any materials;

(iv) you do not use the materials in a manner that suggests an association with any of our products, services, or brands; and

(v) you do not download quantities of materials to a database that can be used to avoid future downloads from the site.

For purposes of these terms, the use of any such material on any other Web site or computer environment is prohibited. No right, title, or interest in any of the Contents or software is transferred to you as a result of any viewing, downloading, or copying. You may not reproduce (except as noted above), publish, transmit, distribute, display, modify, create derivative works from, sell or participate in any sale of, or exploit in any way, in whole or in part, any of the Contents, the site, or any related software. You may not attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any of the Contents or software used by Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast as part of the Web site.

Use of any of trademarks on this site as hot links, meta-tags, or embedded text on other Web sites, for search engine subject matter marketing, or as a spoofed email address are expressly prohibited.  You may not use the domain name of the site in any way, including without limitation, in any pseudonymous manner.

Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast reserves the right to, from time to time, publish an acceptable use policy governing permitted uses of the site (“Use Policy”), in addition to that provided herein, and in such event, you must agree to follow such acceptable Use Policy to comply with these terms. 

REGISTRATION AND ACCOUNT SECURITY

Certain features of our site provide you with the option of setting up an account for which you will receive a user ID and password. User IDs and passwords are confidential and proprietary. It is a violation of these Terms and Conditions for you to: (a) provide any false personal information on the site in general or specifically during registration, or to create an account for anyone other than yourself without permission, (b) create another account without our permission if we disable your account, or (c) do anything else that might jeopardize the security of your account. You are solely responsible for any unauthorized use of your user ID and password, and for ensuring that user ID and passwords are protected, kept confidential, and are only used by the registrant.  You agree to promptly notify us of any actual or suspected security breach, including any unauthorized use of your user ID or password.

You agree not to access or attempt to access (through hacking, password mining, or any other means) any areas of (or through) the site to which you have not been given access.  You also agree not to bypass or attempt to bypass any security mechanisms in place on the site; this includes, but is not limited to, running any password cracking software, or attempting unauthorized access.

ALLEGATIONS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast may remove content that in its sole discretion appears to infringe or is alleged to infringe the rights of others. In addition, Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast may, in its discretion, terminate the account and access of any user of the site who infringes or is alleged to infringe the intellectual property rights of others. In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. § 512), Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast has implemented procedures for receiving written notification of allegations of copyright infringement.  If you believe in good faith that your copyright has been infringed, you may submit a notice to our Copyright Agent at dmca@gsccc.org, or at the address below. To be effective, a notice must be a written communication provided to this Copyright Agent of Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast, with such notice containing:

(i) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;

(ii) an identification or description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;

(iii) a detailed description specifying the location of the material that you claim is infringing, including the URL;

(iv) your telephone number and e-mail address;

(v) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and

(vi) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

The designated Copyright Agent for notice of alleged copyright infringement appearing on this Web site is:

Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast

912 Cedar Road

Chesapeake, VA 23322

Attention: Camile Berry

Phone: (800) 777-2688

Email address: dmca@gsccc.org

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

THE SITE, CONTENTS, AND OTHER MATERIALS ON THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, AND TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, GIRL SCOUTS OF THE COLONIAL COAST DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, ETC. GIRL SCOUTS OF THE COLONIAL COAST DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS OR AVAILABILITY OF THE SITE OR ACCESS TO THE CONTENTS OR OTHER MATERIAL WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS OR ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. GIRL SCOUTS OF THE COLONIAL COAST DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF OR ANY RESULT FROM THE USE OF THE SITE OR ANY CONTENTS OR MATERIAL IN THIS SITE.

SITE CONTENTS

The Contents or other information on this site are provided for convenience, and are not professional advice or recommendations in any way. You should not rely on any information on these pages to replace consultation with qualified professionals to meet your individual needs.

DISCLAIMER OF CONTENTS

This web site is provided for convenience.  The Contents and other material in this site may include inaccuracies, typographical errors, or omissions. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions and to change or update information at any time without prior notice.  We reserve the right to remove any Content from the site at any time.

THE SITE CONTENTS, INFORMATION, AND OTHER MATERIAL ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS.  WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND AS TO THE OPERATION, AVAILABILITY, OR USE OF THE SITE AND ACCESS TO THE CONTENTS, OR TO THE ACCURACY, CORRECTNESS, RELIABILITY, OF THE SITE CONTENTS.  FOR CLARITY, GIRL SCOUTS OF THE COLONIAL COAST DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT WITH RESPECT TO THE CONTENTS, INFORMATION, AND OTHER MATERIAL ON THE SITE.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall we be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, any Girl Scout of the Colonial Coast site or a site that is linked to this site, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation or certain damages, so the above limitation or exclusion is to the maximum extent permitted by law, and some limitations may not apply to you. In no event shall our total liability to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action (whether in contract, tort [including, but not limited to, negligence], or otherwise) exceed the amount paid by you, if anything, for accessing this site.

USER COMMENTS, FEEDBACK, SUBMISSIONS, AND POSTINGS

Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast may allow you to communicate, submit, upload, transmit or otherwise make available text, images, audio, video, and other content through the site (collectively, the "Submission(s)"), including in the form of comments, feedback, submissions, or other information.

You agree not to make any Submissions of third party content, whether text, images, audio, video, or other content; all such Submissions are expressly prohibited by these Terms and Conditions and must be addressed separately with Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast.

By posting or transmitting Submissions on or through the site, you grant Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, assignable, sub-licensable license to use, reproduce, store, modify, display, distribute, prepare derivative works based on, and transmit such Submissions, and you waive any and all moral rights and publicity rights in such Submissions.  

Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast will not be required to treat any Submission as confidential, and will not be liable for any ideas for its business (including without limitation, product, or promotion ideas) and will not incur any liability as a result of any similarities that may appear in future Girl Scout business. Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast will be entitled to use the Submission for any lawful purpose whatsoever, without compensation to you or any other person sending the Submission. You represent and agree that you own adequate right, power, and authority to such Submissions or other content you submit or post, and that use of the same by Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party.

For clarity, you acknowledge and agree that the Submissions or any other content you post or submit will be transferred or shared with third parties; DO NOT SUBMIT CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION.  The site is provided over public networks including the internet, and you grant Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast the express right to modify, adapt, and transmit such Submissions over public networks.

You may not make any Submissions that:

(i) are or may reasonably be considered to be, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, bigoted, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise offensive or objectionable;

(ii) violate any law, statute, ordinance, or regulation (including, but not limited to, those governing export control, intellectual property, consumer protection, unfair competition, anti-discrimination, or false advertising); or

(iii) are known to be false, inaccurate, or misleading.

Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor, screen, block, post, remove, modify, store and review Submissions or any other communications sent through this Web site, at any time and for any reason, including to ensure that Submissions conform to these terms, without prior notice to you. We are not responsible for, and do not endorse or guarantee, the opinions, views, advice or recommendations in any Submissions posted or sent by users.

REPORTING OF ABUSIVE OR UNLAWFUL SUBMISSIONS OR CONTENT

If you have knowledge of abusive, infringing or otherwise unlawful Submissions or other content on this Web site, we want to know. For reporting any such Submission or content, please send an e-mail to __________________ describing the content or conduct in specific detail, including the Web site address where the content is found and the date and time viewed, and we will investigate the material.  Please do not use this address for claims regarding alleged copyright infringement. Please note the above procedure for contacting our Copyright Agent for allegations of copyright infringement.

THIRD PARTY WEB SITES AND SERVICES

From time to time, Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast may post or link to third party content or Web sites on this site.  Any information, services, software, or content of all such third parties are those of the third party, and not of Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast.  All such third party information, services, software, or content is provided under the terms, conditions, and warranties of such third party. Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast is not responsible for those sites or any of the content of those sites, whether for accuracy, relevancy, copyright compliance, legality, or decency of material contained in such sites.

Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast has no control over third party web sites and services.  Consequently, we cannot be held responsible for any aspect of those sites. The inclusion of any link to such third party sites does not imply endorsement by Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast, which makes no representation whatsoever about any other Web site which you may access.

Please exercise discretion while browsing the Internet. These other sites may send their own cookies to users, collect data, solicit personal information, or contain information that you may find inappropriate or offensive. Please keep in mind that whenever you give out personal information online that information can be collected and used by people you don't know. While Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast makes reasonable efforts to protect the privacy of those how use our Web sites, we have no control over third parties and cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online; any such disclosure of information is made at your own risk.

Any transaction or communication you may have with such third parties is between you and such third party, and Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast is not responsible for that transaction.

We reserve the right to disable links to third-party sites or content at any time.  If you would like to link to this site, please contact us as provided below for approval.

JURISDICTIONAL NOTE

Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast is located within the Commonwealth of Virginia, USA, and its activities are focused to that state.  While this site may potentially be accessed internationally, Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast does not operate outside of the Commonwealth of Virginia, USA.  Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast makes no representation or warranty that the site, the Contents, or any other materials or information therein are appropriate or suitable for any other location or jurisdiction.  You are responsible for compliance with the laws that apply to your particular location. 

As noted above, the Contents on this site are presented solely for convenience of reference, for the purpose of promoting programs, products, services, and other content of the Girl Scouts of the Colonial Council in the Commonwealth of Virginia, USA. Access to the site is voluntary.

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, if use of the site by you is prohibited by law in your jurisdiction, then you agree not to use the site. 

GENERAL PROVISIONS

To the maximum extent permitted by law (and except as provided below), your use of this site and these Terms and Conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia (or applicable U.S. intellectual property laws), without regard to any conflicts of law principles or provisions thereof. The state and Federal Courts located in the city of Norfolk, within the Commonwealth of Virginia, shall have exclusive jurisdiction and venue over us (i.e., the parties) for any dispute or claim arising between us, whether relating to these Terms and Conditions, the site, its Contents, any Submission, or any of your use of the site, and as a condition to your access to or use of the site, you hereby irrevocably waive objection to such jurisdiction and venue. If either party institutes legal proceedings to enforce these Terms and Conditions, the prevailing party in any such proceedings shall be entitled to reimbursement from the other party for its costs and expenses incurred in such proceedings, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, in addition to any damages or other remedies available to such party.

Please review our Privacy Policy here. For clarity, you agree that the Privacy Policy for this site shall be governed and construed exclusively in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

If a court of competent jurisdiction rules any portion these Terms and Conditions to be invalid or unenforceable, then that part will be deemed severable, and such ruling will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Possible evidence of use of this site for illegal purposes may be provided to law enforcement authorities. These Terms and Conditions, with the Privacy Policy, are the entire agreement between the parties relating to the use of this site.

Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast reserves the right to interrupt your access to the site, with or without notice, to perform standard maintenance and service and any necessary repairs or upgrades, to respond to any security issues, or to respond to any violation of these Terms and conditions.  Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast shall not be liable for any damages or losses incurred as a result of interruptions in service regardless of the reason for the interruption. 

TERMINATION

These terms are effective until terminated by either party. You may terminate our agreement and the Terms and Conditions of use at any time by discontinuing use of the sites and destroying any Contents, documentation, and copies obtained from all sites of Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast.

Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast reserves the right at any time to immediately interrupt or revoke access to the site for any reason. In addition, access may be revoked if the Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast has reason to believe you are providing third parties or unauthorized persons with access to the site through your registration, or using the site in a manner inconsistent with the Terms and Conditions or any Use Policy. Such interruption in access may be with or without notice.  Please note that Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast reserves the right to take down all or a portion of the site at any time.

Upon termination, you must cease use of this site.

HOW TO CONTACT US

Please see contact information in the relevant sections above about reporting allegations of copyright infringement or other unlawful content.

If you have any questions about our Terms and Conditions generally, you may contact us at:

Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast

912 Cedar Road

Chesapeake, VA 23322

Phone: (800) 777-2688

Monday-Friday: 8:30am-4:30pm Eastern Time

E-mail

You may contact us via email at mailto:customercare@gsccc.org. Send us your question and we will attempt to respond as soon as possible.

Thank you for visiting our site.

These Terms and Conditions were last updated in September 2016. Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time.