Website Terms of Use, Copyright Notice and Disclaimers

Terms of Use

By using the Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy, please exit the Website and do not use the Website or any of its features. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to modify, add or delete portions of these terms at any time by posting updated Terms of Use and/or an updated Privacy Policy on the NPR Web Sites. Please check these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy frequently for updates. Any modifications, additions or deletions to these Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy shall be effective immediately upon posting. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of updated Terms of Use or an updated Privacy Policy will mean that you agree to those changes. Use of this information for solicitation or commercial purposes is a violation of the Sons of Norway privacy policy and is strictly prohibited.

Sons of Norway, Vennekretsen Lodge copyright Notice

The Sons of Norway, Vennekretsen Lodge Web site includes a variety of materials created by different members of the Vennekretsen Lodge and/or Sons of Norway community. Although these works may be freely accessible on the World Wide Web and may not include any statement about copyright, the U.S. Copyright Act nevertheless provides that such works are protected by copyright. Users must assume that works are protected by copyright until they learn otherwise.

Sons of Norway, Vennekretsen Lodge would like users to make productive use of materials found on this Web page, particularly if the uses are for nonprofit educational purposes. The Vennekretsen Lodge is currently seeking means to clarify the rights of use of many materials accessible on its Web pages. Unless rights of use are clearly stated with respect to an individual item, users must seek permission from the copyright owner for all uses that are not allowed by fair use or other provisions of the U.S. Copyright Act. If you need assistance with identifying or locating the copyright owner of a work, please contact the owner of the page from which you linked to this statement.

Disclaimer of Liability

The Sons of Norway Vennekretsen Lodge and its content contributors shall be not held liable for any improper or incorrect use of the information or services on this Web site and assume no responsibility for anyone's use of the information or services. The Sons of Norway Vennekretsen Lodge and its content contributors shall not be held liable for any direct or indirect damages caused in any way through the use of information or services on this Web site. This includes but is not limited to procurement or substitute goods or services; loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption. This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury which may be perceived by you, the Web user, to be caused by the information or services on this Web site, or by using this Web site.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Sons of Norway Vennekretsen Lodge, its Web content contributors, its members, Home Lodge and officers from all claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising from the use of the information or services on this Web site; by your using this Web site; or by its use through your Internet account.

Disclaimer of Warranties/Accuracy of Data

Although an effort is made to assure the accuracy and completeness of the information provided on the lodge's Web site, Vennekretsen Lodge 3-678 makes no express or implied warranty as to the accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality, reliability or usefulness of the Web site's information. The Sons of Norway Vennekretsen Lodge provides this information and all online services on an "as is" basis. While there may be changes to Sons of Norway information on topics covered on the Web site, these changes may or may not be made available on the Web site.

Many Web pages are copied and temporarily stored on other Web servers for Web user convenience and to speed page delivery. If you have obtained information from the Vennekretsen Lodge 3-678 Web site from a Web server source other than the Vennekretsen Lodge 3-678 Web site host server, be aware that Web page content or services can be altered or changed after they are first made available on the Web. Vennekretsen Lodge 3-678 recommends that you pay careful attention to the contents of any metadata (support data) associated with a file, and you contact the provider of the data or information directly with any questions about data accuracy, timeliness or completeness before using the data.

If you find any errors or omissions, please report them to the Web Manager for the Vennekretsen Lodge 3-678 Web site (webmaster@vennekretsen.com).

Disclaimer of Endorsement

The Sons of Norway Vennekretsen Lodge is a distributor of content sometimes supplied by third parties and other users. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers, users, or others, are not those of Vennekretsen Lodge 3-678, but are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s). The content does not necessarily reflect the views, policies or practices of the Sons of Norway Vennekretsen Lodge, or its officers, or members.

Any reference on the Vennekretsen Lodge 3-678 Web site to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, is not an endorsement or recommendation. Any reference shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

Disclaimer for Hypertext Links

The Sons of Norway Vennekretsen Lodge and its contributors are not responsible for the contents of any off-site pages linked from the Vennekretsen Lodge Web site. As a user of the Vennekretsen Lodge Web site, you specifically acknowledge that the Sons of Norway Vennekretsen Lodge and its contributors are not liable for any defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of other users, links, or third parties and that the risk of injury from all off-site content mentioned here rests entirely with you, the Web site user.

Links from the Vennekretsen Lodge 3-678 Web site to other sites do not constitute an endorsement from the Sons of Norway Vennekretsen Lodge. These links are provided as a convenience for Vennekretsen Lodge Web site users and as an information service only. As a Web user, it is your responsibility to determine the content and usefulness of information you find on other sites.

Disclaimer of Duty to Continue Providing Data

Due to the rapidly changing nature of the World Wide Web and the Internet, online resources that are free and publicly available one day may require a fee or have restricted user access the next. In addition, the location of information, services or Web pages may change as menus, home pages, and files are updated or reorganized. You expressly agree that use of the Vennekretsen Lodge 3-678 Web site is at your sole risk. Neither the Sons of Norway Vennekretsen Lodge, its content providers, Home Lodge, Officers or members guarantee that the service will be uninterrupted or error-free.

User Submitted Materials

You retain the copyright and other ownership rights in any User Materials that you submit on or through the Vennekretsen. However, by submitting User Materials on or through the Vennekretsen Lodge Web Site, you hereby grant the Sons of Norway Vennekretsen Lodge a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, universe-wide, transferable license to use, copy, sublicense, modify, transmit, publicly perform, display, create derivative works of, host, index, cache, tag, encode, and/or adapt your User Materials in any and all media formats or channels, whether now known or hereafter devised, including, but not limited to, the Vennekretsen Web Site or The Sons of Norway member web sites without payment and without further consent or notice to you. You further grant the Vennekretsen Lodge and the Sons of Norway the right to contact you in connection with your User Materials and to use your name, city and state and other information that you have provided in connection with the User Materials.

In addition, you grant each user of the Vennekretsen Lodge Web Site and the Sons of Norway Member Web Sites a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide license to access your User Materials on or through the Vennekretsen Lodge Web Site and Sons of Norway Member Web sites to use your User Materials pursuant to these Terms of Use and the terms of use of member web sites, and as permitted by the functionality of the Vennekretsen Lodge Web Site and Sons of Norway member web sites (such as through widgets or other electronic Content distribution methods).

For any User Materials you Submit on or through the Vennekretsen Lodge Web Site, you agree to abide by the Rules of Use for the Website set forth, and these Terms of Use. You further agree to the representations and warranties, and indemnification obligations set fourth in previous statements.

Rules for Use of the Vennekretsen Lodge Website

By using the website, participating in the Vennekretsen Lodge Community, Submitting User Materials through the Vennekretsen Lodge Community, the Contact Us page or other means, using Content Feeds, or by using any other features of the Vennekretsen Lodge Web Site, you agree to the following rules:

  1. You must be at least eighteen (18) years of age to register for or participate in the Vennekretsen Lodge Community or other social networking features of the Vennekretsen Lodge Web Site; submit any User Materials or personally-identifying information on or through the Vennekretsen Lodge Web Site. If you are between the ages of 13 and 18, you may browse the Vennekretsen Lodge Web Site or register for email newsletters or other features of the website with the consent of your parent(s) or guardian(s), so long as you do not submit any User Materials. If you are under 13 years of age, please do not send any information about yourself, including your name, address or email address. If we discover that we have collected any personally-identifying information from a child under the age of 13, we will remove that information from our database as soon as possible.
  2. You may not submit any User Materials anonymously or under a false name or a false e-mail address. You may not impersonate another user or provide any false information about yourself.
  3. You may not submit any User Materials or links to material that is libelous, defamatory, false, obscene, indecent, lewd, pornographic, violent, abusive, threatening, harassing, discriminatory, in violation of the law, harmful to children, in violation of third party privacy rights, or that constitutes hate speech or a personal attack.
  4. You may only submit User Materials for which you have the copyright or other necessary rights and permission to distribute electronically. You may not violate, plagiarize, or infringe on the rights of third parties, including copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, privacy, personal, publicity, moral or proprietary rights. You promise and represent that you own or have all necessary rights and permissions to use, distribute and authorize Vennekretsen Lodge and Sons of Norway member websites, and users of the Vennekretsen Lodge Web Site (to the extent permitted by these Terms of Use) to use and distribute any User Materials.
  5. The Website can only be used for personal, non-commercial purposes. You cannot submit any material containing any solicitation of funds, advertising, promotion, solicitation for goods and services, or recruiting. You may not use the Vennekretsen Lodge Web Site or the Sons of Norway Member Websites for political campaigning, recruiting votes, or soliciting support for legislative or other initiatives.
  6. You may not submit any software or other material which contains a virus, worm, Trojan horse or other harmful computer code, files, scripts, agents, programs or device. You may not use the Website to distribute chain letters, mass mailings, "spam," or duplicative or unsolicited messages in violation of applicable laws, or to gather usernames and/or e-mail addresses for the purpose of sending unsolicited email or other communications to other users of the Website.
  7. You may not interfere with or disrupt the integrity or performance of the Vennekretsen Lodge Web Site or Sons of Norway Member Web Sites, or any portion or contents thereof, or use these Web Sites in any way which degrades their reliability, speed or operation, or their underlying hardware or software. In addition you may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to these Web Sites or related systems or networks.
  8. By submitting any User Materials on or through the Website, you hereby grant the Vennekretsen Lodge and Sons of Norway member stations, and users of these Web Sites (to the extent permitted by the Terms of Use) the licenses to use those User Materials as set forth above in the "User Materials" section.
  9. You are solely responsible for any User Materials submitted using your account. Vennekretsen Lodge does not and cannot review all User materials submitted by you or others and is not responsible for any User materials submitted by you or others on or through the Website. However, Vennekretsen Lodge has the right (but not the obligation) to review, screen, delete, edit and/or move any User Materials that it deems, in its sole discretion, to be in violation of the Rules for Use of the Website, User Materials Submitted through the Vennekretsen Lodge Community, or these Terms of Use, or for any other reason, as determined in Vennekretsen Lodge's sole discretion.
  10. Vennekretsen Lodge 3-678 is not responsible or liable for any User Materials submitted by you or a third party, including any User Materials, on or through the Website. Vennekretsen Lodge cannot verify the accuracy of statements that users make or place on or through the Website, and does not guarantee that any User Materials have been submitted with the permission of the copyright or proprietary owner or are otherwise in compliance with the Rules for Use of the Website or User Materials Submitted through the Vennekretsen Lodge Community, or these Terms of Use.
  11. By using the Vennekretsen Lodge Website, you agree to abide by these rules. You acknowledge that the Vennekretsen Lodge has the right (but not the obligation) to review, screen, delete, edit or move content or material that it deems, in its sole discretion, to be in violation of the Rules for Use of the Website or for User Materials Submitted through the NPR Community, or these Terms of Use, or for any other reason, in its sole discretion. You further acknowledge that the Vennekretsen Lodge has the right to limit or terminate your, or any other person's, access to or registration in the Website or Lodge for any reason, in its sole discretion, including violation of the Rules for Use of the Website or these Terms of Use.

Choice of Law

Information in this disclaimer is governed by the laws of the State of Georgia. Any dispute arising from the use of information or services provided on the Vennekretsen Lodge 3-678 Web site will be governed by the laws of the State of Georgia.

 

 
Real Time Analytics