Last Updated: June 12, 2012
Subject to these Terms, you may use the Services, including accessing and viewing content from this website on your computer or other device, submitting content, and making single copies of the content on this website for your own personal use, provided that you do not:
You may link to any content on this website. If you are interested in reprinting, republishing or distributing content from Great Minnesota Outing, please contact Great Minnesota Outing to obtain written consent.
As between you and Great Minnesota Outing (unless otherwise provided in these Terms and excluding any User Content you submit) Great Minnesota Outing or its licensors own all content on this website including, without limitation, all videos, text, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, photographs, moving images, illustrations, files, trademarks, logos, service marks, artwork, computer code, design, structure, selection, coordination, “look and feel” and arrangement of such content. This content is protected by copyright, trademark, trade dress, moral rights or other intellectual-property regimes.
Great Minnesota Outing encourages you and other users to contribute content to this website including, without limitation, videos and textual narratives that share your stories of hope with LGBT teens and associated comments thereto (“User Content”). When you view User Content and comments submitted by other users, keep in mind that such User Content may not necessarily represent your own view or the view of Great Minnesota Outing. While Great Minnesota Outing encourages User Content that is supportive and helpful, through your use of the Services, you may be exposed to User Content that you may find offensive, objectionable, harmful, inaccurate or deceptive. You assume all associated risks.
You understand that when you submit User Content, you are granting Great Minnesota Outing a license to display the User Content in connection with the Services or otherwise as set forth in these Terms, and, whether or not your User Content is published on the website, Great Minnesota Outing guarantees no confidentiality or anonymity with respect to your User Content. While you don’t have to include your name, your likeness, or any other specific information in the User Content you submit, if your video or other User Content conveys your name, your likeness, (or other identifying information in the background of your video) you understand and agree that this information may be displayed on the Great Minnesota Outing website along with your User Content. Accordingly, please review your User Content carefully prior to submission to ensure it contains no information that you are not comfortable sharing. If your User Content is a video, you can disable access to that User Content by deleting it from your YouTube account. If you your User Content is a textual narrative or other form of User Content, you can disable access to that User Content by contacting Great Minnesota Outing via email at email@example.com with a written request to disable access to your User Content, including sufficient details in your request for Great Minnesota Outing to identify and disable such User Content.
Great Minnesota Outing reserves the right to monitor User Content and to remove or decline to post any User Content at any time, for any reason (or for no reason), without notice and at its sole discretion, including, without limitation, if it determines that User Content is inappropriate or fails to comply with these Terms. Great Minnesota Outing has no responsibility for the backup of any of any User Content or any lost data resulting from the use, operation or discontinuation of any aspect of the Services.
Unless specifically requested, Great Minnesota Outing does not wish to receive any confidential, proprietary, or trade secret information from you via the website (including via contact email made available on the website). Accordingly, if you send Great Minnesota Outing any information or creative works including, without limitation, idea submissions, suggestions, business plans, concepts or demos in any media including photographs, graphics, audiovisual media or other material (“Submitted Material”) you grant Great Minnesota Outing a royalty-free, unrestricted, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, and fully transferrable, assignable, and sub-licensable right and license to use, copy, reproduce, modify, adapt, print, publish, translate, create derivative works from, create collective works from, and distribute, perform, display, license and sublicense (through multiple levels) the Submitted Material in any media now known or hereinafter invented, including for commercial purposes. If you send Great Minnesota Outing any Submitted Material you also warrant that the Submitted Material is not confidential or secret and that the Submitted Material is owned entirely by you. If you send Great Minnesota Outing any Submitted Material you warrant that you have all rights necessary (including rights of privacy and rights of publicity) to authorize Great Minnesota Outing to use Submitted Material as permitted by the license in this Section.
You will defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Great Minnesota Outing, its officers, directors, employees, affiliates and agents from and against any claims, losses, damages, fines, penalties or other liabilities in any way associated with: (i) your use of and access to the Services; (ii) your violation of any of these Terms; and (iii) your violation of any third party right including any copyright, trademark, trade secret, or privacy right related to your User Content (as applicable) or use of the website.
GREAT MINNESOTA OUTING MAKES NO REPRESENTATION AS TO THE COMPLETENESS, ACCURACY OR CURRENCY OF ANY INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE. THE CONTENT AND INFORMATION FOUND ON THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS," WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY FOR INFORMATION OR SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS WEBSITE AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, EXPECTATIONS OF PRIVACY OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. GREAT MINNESOTA OUTING DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS WEBSITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
If you have a dispute with one or more users, you release Great Minnesota Outing (and its officers, directors, affiliates, agents, subsidiaries, joint ventures and employees) from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.
Great Minnesota Outing respects the intellectual property of others and requires that you do the same. In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”), the text of which may be found on the U.S. Copyright Office website at http://www.copyright.gov/legislation/dmca.pdf, Great Minnesota Outing will respond expeditiously to notices of alleged copyright infringement that are duly reported to its Designated Copyright Agent identified in the notice below. Great Minnesota Outing will disable and/or remove access to the website for users who are repeat infringers. If you believe that your content has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide Great Minnesota Outing’s Copyright Agent the following information:
DMCA Notice of Alleged Infringement (“Notice”)
While Great Minnesota Outing considers all such notices seriously, you may be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) if you materially misrepresent that content or activity is infringing. Accordingly, if you are uncertain whether material infringes your copyrights (including whether use of copyrighted material may constitute fair use) you may wish to seek the advice of an attorney.
If you have questions about these Terms or the Services, you may contact Great Minnesota Outing at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last Updated: June 13, 2012
Great Minnesota Outing collects and stores information that you enter in connection with the Services. To use some services, Great Minnesota Outing may collect limited personal information that can identify you or that can be used with other sources of information to identify you (“Personal Information”). For example, the “Share Your Story” and “Take the Pledge” services require you to submit your email address, name, and zip code, and the “Contribute Online” service requires similar information as well as payment information such as your address and credit card number.
When you use the website, Great Minnesota Outing may also collect certain information that does not identify you individually (“Anonymous Information”). For example, Great Minnesota Outing may collect your IP address, browser information and website domain name every time you use the Services. Great Minnesota Outing may also collect information regarding user-traffic patterns and website usage.
Great Minnesota Outing does not use or install spyware on your computer. Great Minnesota Outing does not use spyware to retrieve information from your computer. Like many websites, Great Minnesota Outing uses “cookies,” which are files stored on your computer’s hard drive by your browser. Cookies help Great Minnesota Outing identify users and optimize their website experience. Most browsers accept cookies automatically but allow you to disable them. Great Minnesota Outing recommends that you leave cookies enabled so it can offer you a better website experience.
Great Minnesota Outing may use Anonymous Information to help it determine how its users interact with parts of the Services so it can improve the Services and make them more useful. Great Minnesota Outing may also use or share with others Anonymous Information in any other manner that Great Minnesota Outing deems appropriate or necessary.
Great Minnesota Outing may use your Personal Information to contact you about programs and opportunities related to the mission of Great Minnesota Outing. For example, Great Minnesota Outing may use your Personal Information to contact you about new offers, newsletters, action alerts, press releases, information about Great Minnesota Outing programs, volunteer opportunities and donation appeals.
Great Minnesota Outing may share your Personal Information with non-affiliated third parties that are trusted, like-minded organizations. Great Minnesota Outing may also exchange its support contact list for other non-profit organizations’ lists for targeted uses. These practices are intended to allow Great Minnesota Outing and trusted, like-minded organizations to communicate with a broader audience about community events, policy concerns, fundraising endeavors, and other information that is likely to be of shared interest.
You may opt out from having Great Minnesota Outing share your Personal Information to non-affiliated third parties by sending Great Minnesota Outing an email with “Opt Out of Third Party Sharing” in the subject line to email@example.com. Great Minnesota Outing occasionally has third party agents that perform functions on its behalf, such as marketing, website development or hosting, web analytics, credit card processing, and fraud protection. These entities have access to the Personal Information needed to perform their functions and are contractually obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of Personal Information. They are contractually restricted from using, selling, distributing or altering this data in any way other than to provide the requested services to the website.
Great Minnesota Outing may disclose Personal Information to government authorities, and to other third parties when compelled to do so under law (and/or under a reasonable interpretation of the law), including, without limitation, in response to court orders and subpoenas.
Great Minnesota Outing may also use or disclose Personal Information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (i) conform to applicable law; (ii) protect and defend its rights or property, the website or its users, and (iii) act under emergency circumstances to protect the personal safety of Great Minnesota Outing, its users, and others.
In the event that Great Minnesota Outing, any affiliate of Great Minnesota Outing, or substantially all of its assets, are acquired by one or more third parties as a result of an acquisition, merger, sale, reorganization, consolidation or liquidation, Personal Information may be one of the transferred assets. For purposes of this policy, an “affiliate” of Great Minnesota Outing is an entity that is under the control of, or under common control with, Great Minnesota Outing.
This website is not intended for use by children under the age of 13. Great Minnesota Outing does not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, you must immediately discontinue use of this website.
As of January 1, 2005, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits end users who are California residents to request certain information regarding disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email firstname.lastname@example.org and include the phrase “1798.83 Privacy Request” in the email subject line.
If you have any questions or comments regarding Great Minnesota Outing’s privacy practices, you may contact us at email@example.com