Terms and Conditions
Welcome to the official Web site of Girl Scouts of Southeastern
Michigan, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization headquartered in Detroit
Michigan. Girl Scouts' online properties comprise of, but are not
limited to, all pages found under gssem.org, including our online shop
and our destination sites for girls and teens.
OWNERSHIP AND RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF MATERIALS
Unless otherwise noted, all materials, including images, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, video clips, and written and other materials contained on any Girl Scout site (collectively, the "Contents") are copyrights, trademarks, trade dress, and/or other intellectual properties owned or controlled by Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan.
The Contents of all Girl Scout owned sites are intended solely for personal, noncommercial (other than for the purchase of merchandise from our site) use by the 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 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 Girl Scout 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 downloaded Contents or software is transferred to
you as a result of any such 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.
COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK INFORMATION
Girl Scouts has the sole and exclusive right by virtue of its Congressional Charter, 36 U.S.C. ? 80106 et. seq., to have and use all service marks, trademarks, emblems, badges, descriptive or designating marks, and other words now or heretofore used in carrying out its program and is the owner of the GIRL SCOUTS name, service mark, and trademark, and of all other associated names, marks, slogans, insignias, logotypes and designs, including but not limited to the distinctive TREFOIL design mark, the GSUSA/GSSEM uniforms and other indicia, the names and marks "Girl Scouts of the United States of America", "Brownie Girl Scouts", "Junior Girl Scouts", "Daisy Girl Scouts" and "Cadette/Senior Girl Scouts", and such trademarks and service marks as WHERE GIRLS GROW STRONG, FOR EVERY GIRL EVERYWHERE, GIRLSPORTS, and STUDIO 2B (hereinafter collectively identified as the "Intellectual Property").
All other trademarks displayed on this site or through links to
other sites are the property of the respective trademark owners.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND
WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, TO THE
FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, GIRL SCOUTS OF
SOUTHEASTERN MICHIGAN DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OR MERCHANTABILITY AND
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. GIRL SCOUTS OF SOUTHEASTERN MICHIGAN
DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE MATERIAL WILL BE
UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS 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 SOUTHEASTERN MICHIGAN DOES
NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF OR THE
RESULT OF THE USE OF THE MATERIAL IN THIS SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR
CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE.
Information on any Girl Scout Web site is provided with the
understanding that the Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan is not
rendering professional advice or recommendations. You should not rely
on any information on these pages to replace consultations with
qualified professionals to meet your individual needs.
The material in this site could include technical 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.
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 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 exclusion of liability or
incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or
exclusion 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 any, for accessing this
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold Girl Scouts of Southeastern
Michigan harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, costs
and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising from or related to
your use of the site.
USER COMMENTS, FEEDBACK, SUBMISSIONS, AND POSTINGS
All comments, feedback, submissions, or other information
communicated to Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan through this site
(collective, the "Submission") will forever be the property
of Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan. Girl Scouts of Southeastern
Michigan 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 Southeastern Michigan will
be entitled to use the Submission for any noncommercial or other
purpose whatsoever, without compensation to you or any other person
sending the Submission. You acknowledge that you own whatever material
you submit, and use of your Submission by Girl Scouts of Southeastern
Michigan will not infringe or violate the rights of any third
LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES AND SERVICES
This site may be linked to other sites and services that are not
maintained by Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan. Girl Scouts of
Southeastern Michigan is not responsible for the content of those
sites. Consequently, we cannot be held responsible for the accuracy,
relevancy, copyright compliance, legality, or decency of material
contained in sites listed on or otherwise linked to a Girl Scout site.
The inclusion of any link to such sites does not imply endorsement by
Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan. Girl Scouts of Southeastern
Michigan makes no representations whatsoever about any other Web site
which you may access through this one.
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 Southeastern Michigan strives to protect your personal information and privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online; you make such disclosures at your own risk.
We reserve the right to disable links from third-party sites to any Girl Scout site.
This publication is distributed internationally and may contain
references to programs, products, and services that are not available
in your country, state, or particular location. These references do
not imply that the Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan intend to
announce or provide programs, products, or services in your country,
state, or particular location.
Unless otherwise specified, the Contents on any Girl Scout site are presented solely for these purposes of promoting programs, products, services, and other content available in the United States and its territories, possessions, and protectorates. Those who choose to access a Girl Scout site do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.
These Terms and Conditions will be governed and be interpreted
pursuant to the laws of the State of Michigan, United States of
America, excluding its conflicts of law rules. You expressly agree
that the exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or action arising out of
or relating to these Terms and Conditions or your use of this site
shall be filed only in the federal courts located in Michigan. If any
part of these Terms and Conditions is unlawful, void, or
unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect
the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Possible
evidence of use of this site for illegal purposes will be provided to
law enforcement authorities. This is the entire agreement between the
parties relating to the use of this site.
Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan can revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this posting.
These terms are effective until terminated by either party. You may
terminate these terms at any time by discontinuing use of all Girl
Scout Web sites and destroying all Contents obtained from any and all
such sites and all related documentation and all copies and
installations thereof, whether made under these terms or otherwise.
Your access to any and all Girl Scout sites may be terminated
immediately without notice from us if in our sole discretion you fail
to comply with any term or provision of these terms. Upon termination,
you must cease use of the Girl Scout site and destroy all Contents
obtained from such site and all copies thereof, whether made under
these terms or otherwise.
HOW TO CONTACT US
If you have any comments or questions regarding our Terms and
Conditions, you can contact us at our temporary address:
Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan
1333 Brewery Park Blvd
Detroit, MI 48207
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