Terms of Use

The Privacy and Terms of Use pages both contain some sample text that must be reviewed and edited by your organization.  It's important to have these for legal reasons.  If you have a merchant account, the merchant account provider typically requires these pages to be here, as well as information on the organization's refund policy, shipping policy, physical mailing address, and phone number. These are part of PCI compliance, which you can read more about here.

Need to edit this page or remove this section?  In the admin area, go to Content > Page Content and search for the name of this page.  You'll see a Content & Layout button on the right.  Click to edit the section labeled Introduction, and then you can modifications or delete this section.

The content below is sample content and not intended for use as is. You are advised to review with your attorney. Your merchant account provider will require certain points to be covered, such as your payment and return policies. Copyright handling should be discussed, contact information posted, along with general legal sections, such as warranties and liability, indemnification, jurisdiction, etc.


 

Sample Text

The Terms of Use set forth the terms and conditions that apply to your use of DOMAIN, collectively referred to as the Web Site. By using the Web Site, you agree to comply with all of the terms of use set forth herein. The right to use the Web Site is personal to you and is not transferable to any other person or entity.

Payment Policy
All sales are final. Refunds must be requested 5 days prior to an event in writing or by email. Credits may be issued to be used for future event registrations.

Copyrights and Trademarks
A. All materials contained on the Web Site are copyright protected by CHAPTER NAME. All rights reserved.

B. No person is authorized to use, copy or distribute any portion the Web Site including related graphics.

C. CHAPTER NAME and other trademarks and/or service marks, including logos and designs, found on the Web Site are trademarks/service marks that identify CHAPTER NAME and the goods and/or services provided by CHAPTER NAME. Such marks may not be used under any circumstances without the prior written authorization of CHAPTER NAME.

Links to Third-Party Web Sites
CHAPTER NAME may provide hyperlinks to third-party web sites as a convenience to users of the Web Site. CHAPTER NAME does not control third-party web sites and is not responsible for the contents of any linked-to, third-party web sites or any hyperlink in a linked-to web site. CHAPTER NAME does not endorse, recommend or approve any third-party web site hyperlinked from the Web Site. CHAPTER NAME will have no liability to any entity for the content or use of the content available through such hyperlink.

No Representations or Warranties; Limitations on Liability
, DOES NOT MAKE ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR ENDORSEMENTS WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE) WITH REGARD TO THE WEB SITE, THE MATERIALS, ANY PRODUCTS, INFORMATION OR SERVICE PROVIDED THROUGH THE WEB SITE, OR ANY SITES LISTED THEREIN, AND THE WEB SITE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY COST OR DAMAGE ARISING EITHER DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM ANY SUCH TRANSACTION. THE WEB SITE DO NOT WARRANT THAT IT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT DEFECTS IN IT WILL BE CORRECTED. THE WEB SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS, AS AVAILABLE" BASIS.

IN NO EVENT WILL THE WEB SITE OR ITS MEMBERS, MANAGERS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND THE ASSIGNS OF SAME BE LIABLE FOR (1) ANY INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INDIRECT DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR INFORMATION, AND THE LIKE) ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEB SITE, THE MATERIALS OR ANY INFORMATION, OR TRANSACTIONS PROVIDED ON THE WEB SITE OR DOWNLOADED FROM THE WEB SITE, EVEN IF THE WEB SITE OR ITS AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, OR (2) ANY CLAIM ATTRIBUTABLE TO ERRORS, OMISSIONS OR OTHER INACCURACIES IN THE WEB SITE, THE MATERIALS AND/OR LISTINGS OR INFORMATION DOWNLOADED THROUGH THE WEB SITE. BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, THE WEB SITE' LIABILITY ARE LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Indemnification
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Web Site and its members, managers, officers, employees, agents and the assigns of same, from and against any and all loss, costs, expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees and expenses, claims, damages and liabilities related to or associated with your use of the Web Site and any violation of this Terms of Use by you.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction
This Terms of Use constitutes a contract made under and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of .

Changes to These Terms of Use
CHAPTER NAME reserves the right to change these Terms of Use at any time by posting new Terms of Use at this location.

Last Update
This Terms of Use was last updated on DATE.

Contact Information
Questions or comments regarding the Web Site should be sent by email to or by mail to CHAPTER NAME, CHAPTER ADDRESS.

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