Terms of Service
Last Updated: Apr 20, 2023
Welcome to Methow Dark Sky!
These terms and conditions outline the rules and regulations for the use of Methow Dark Sky Coalition's Website, located at https://methowdarksky.org.
By accessing this website, we assume you accept these terms and conditions. Do not continue to use Methow Dark Sky if you do not agree to take all of the terms and conditions stated on this page.
Unless otherwise stated, Methow Dark Sky Coalition (MDSC) and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights for all material on Methow Dark Sky. All intellectual property rights are reserved. You may access this from Methow Dark Sky for your own personal use subjected to restrictions set in these terms and conditions.
Without prior agreement, you must not:
Copy or republish material from Methow Dark Sky
Sell, rent, or sub-license material from Methow Dark Sky
Reproduce, duplicate or copy material from Methow Dark Sky
Redistribute content from Methow Dark Sky
No use of Methow Dark Sky Coalition's logo or other artwork will be allowed without agreement.
This Agreement shall begin on the date hereof.
If you choose to create a member account to join groups and post content, it is necessary that you provide login credentials (including your email). You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your login credentials and for all activities that occur under your Account, whether by you or by anyone else (if you chose or allowed the disclosure of your credentials). We reserve the right to temporarily suspend or permanently terminate your Account or Content if we determine that you or anyone on your behalf is using your Account in violation of these Terms.
If you create a member account, you may create, share and contribute images, text, audio, videos, links or other materials (“Content”) in certain areas of the website. We make no intellectual property claims for any of the content you post. Content you post do not reflect the views and opinions of Methow Dark Sky Coalition, its agents, and/or affiliates. The content you post reflects the views and opinions of you the poster. To the extent permitted by applicable laws, Methow Dark Sky Coalition shall not be liable for the Content or Comments or any liability, damages, or expenses caused and/or suffered as a result of any use of and/or posting of and/or appearance of the Content or Comments on this website.
MDSC reserves the right to permanently or temporarily terminate or suspend your access to the service without notice and liability for any reason, including if in our sole determination, you post Content that is inappropriate or offense, violates any provision of these Terms or any applicable law or regulations. You may discontinue use and request to cancel your account and/or any services at any time.
You recognize and agree that by uploading or posting any content to the MDSC website through any means, you warrant and represent that:
You are entitled to post the Content on our website and have all necessary licenses and consents to do so;
The Content does not invade any intellectual property right, including without limitation copyright, patent, or trademark of any third party;
The Content does not contain any defamatory, libelous, offensive, indecent, or otherwise unlawful material, which is an invasion of privacy;
The Content will not be used to solicit or promote business or custom or present commercial activities or unlawful activity.
You agree and consent that the uploaded/transferred content may be publicly displayed at the website.
We reserve the right to terminate the community sharing portion of our website at any time. If we choose to do this, you will be notified by email and given the opportunity to download your content.
Photo Gallery Content
MDSC provides a photo gallery that you may contribute to by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You retain all intellectual rights to any media you contribute. You may provide us with a title, description, and link to your online account. MDSC reserves the right to use the photos in publicity (with attribution) at its discretion for non commerical purposes.
MDSC reserves the right to remove individual photos from our gallery or to discontinue the gallery at any time at our sole discretion.
Hyperlinking to our Content
Other organizations may link to our home page, documents, or other pages so long as the link: (a) is not in any way deceptive; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement, or approval of the linking party and its products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party's site.
For sites that link to MDSC, we shall not be held responsible for any content that appears on your Website. You agree to protect and defend us against all claims that are raised on your Website. No link(s) should appear on any Website that may be interpreted as libelous, obscene, or criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third party rights.
We reserve the right to request that you remove all links or any particular link to our Website. You approve to immediately remove all links to our Website upon request. We also reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions and its linking policy at any time. By continuously linking to our Website, you agree to be bound to and follow these linking terms and conditions.
Removal of links from our website
If you find any link on our Website that is offensive for any reason, you are free to contact and inform us at any moment. We will consider requests to remove links, but we are not obligated to or so or to respond to you directly.
We do not ensure that the information on this website is correct. We do not warrant its completeness or accuracy, nor do we promise to ensure that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up to date.
As long as the website and the information and services on the website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.
We may, without prior notice, change the services; stop providing the services or any features of the services we offer; or create limits for the services. We may permanently or temporarily terminate or suspend access to the services without notice and liability for any reason, or for no reason.
Updates to Terms of Service
We reserve the right to modify these terms from time to time at our sole discretion. Therefore, you should review these page periodically. When we change the Terms in a material manner, we will notify you, on our website, that material changes have been made to the Terms. Your continued use of the Website or our service after any such change constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms. If you do not agree to any of these terms or any future version of the Terms, do not use or access (or continue to access) the website or the service.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding our Terms of Service related to our website, please feel free to contact us at the following email or mailing address.
Methow Dark Sky Coalition
PO Box 774
Twisp, Washington 98856