Optimist International Web Page Board Policy (I-121)
Optimist International welcomes all Optimists and interested parties to engage fully
and openly in discussions related to Optimism and Optimist service and activities.
In order to make this an enjoyable experience for everyone, and to prohibit
any unfortunate and/or unintended results for any individual, we ask that all
participants follow the guidelines below. All participants are to understand
that by participating in a discussion forum, they have individually accepted
the following terms of participation. Individuals participating in discussion
forums on this site acknowledge the parental awareness of their use of the discussion
forums prior to their first posting.
A. General Usage Policies:
The Optimist International (0I) web site is provided as a service to Optimist
members and all interested parties. We welcome all who have an interest in community
volunteerism and encourage you to enjoy the wide variety of services on the site.
You may download material displayed on the site for non-commercial, personal use
only related to Optimist International volunteer activities, provided you also
retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials.
You may not, however, distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, report, or use the
content of the site for public or commercial purposes, including the text and
images, without Optimist International's written permission.
Your access to and use of the site is subject to the following terms and conditions
and all applicable laws. By accessing and browsing the site, you accept, without
limitation or qualification, these terms and conditions.
B. Terms and Conditions:
- Optimist International neither warrants nor represents that your use of
materials displayed on the site will not infringe rights of third parties
not owned or affiliated with Optimist International.
- While Optimist International uses reasonable efforts to include accurate
and up-to-date information in the site, Optimist International makes no warranties
or representations as to its accuracy. Optimist International assumes no liability
or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of the site.
- Your use of and browsing in the site are at your risk.
Neither Optimist International, nor any party involved in creating, producing,
delivering, or updating the site, is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential,
indirect, or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, the
site. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the site is provided to
you "as is," without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied,
including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness
for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.
Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied
warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you. Check your
local laws for any restrictions or limitations regarding the exclusion of
implied warranties. Optimist International also assumes no responsibility,
and shall not be liable for, any damages to, or viruses that may infect your
computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of,
or browsing in the site, or downloading of any materials, data, text, images,
video, or audio from the site.
- Any communication or material you transmit to the site by electronic mail
or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the
like is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary. Anything
you transmit or post may be used by Optimist International or its affiliates
for any purpose, including, but not limited to, reproduction, editing, disclosure,
transmission, publication, broadcast, and posting. Furthermore, Optimist International
is free to use any ideas, concepts, data, information, or techniques contained
in any communication you send to the site for any purpose whatsoever including,
but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products, members
services, and etc. using such information.
- Images of people or places displayed on the site are either the property
of, or used with permission by, Optimist International. The use of these images
by you, or anyone else authorized by you, is prohibited unless specifically
permitted by the Terms and Conditions, or specific permission provided elsewhere
on the site. Any unauthorized use of the images may violate copyright laws,
trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations
- The trademarks, logos, and service marks (collectively the "Trademarks")
displayed on the site are registered and unregistered Trademarks of Optimist
International and others. Nothing contained on the site should be construed
as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right
to use any Trademark displayed on the site without the written permission
of Optimist International or such third party that may own the Trademarks.
Your use of the Trademarks displayed on the site, or any other content on
the site, except as provided in these Terms and Conditions, is strictly prohibited.
Optimist International will use all legal and equitable remedies to aggressively
enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law.
- Optimist International has not reviewed all of the sites linked to, or framed
within the site, and is not responsible for the content of any off-site pages
or any other sites linked to, or framed within, the site. Your linking to
any other off-site pages or other sites, or use of information framed within
the site, is at your own risk.
- Although Optimist International may, from time to time, monitor or review
discussions, postings, transmissions, and etc. on the site, Optimist International
is under no obligation to do so and assumes no responsibility or liability
arising from the content of any such locations, nor for any error, defamation,
libel, slander, omission, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, profanity, danger,
or inaccuracy contained in any information within such locations on the site.
You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful threatening,
libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or
profane material, or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct
that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability,
or otherwise violate any law or proprietary right of any third patty. Optimist
International will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or
court order requesting or directing Optimist International to disclose the
identity of anyone posting any such information or materials.
- Software from this site is further subjected to United States (U.S.) Export
Controls. No software from this site may be downloaded or exported (i) into
(or to a national or resident of) any country to which the U.S. has embargoed
goods; or (ii) anyone on the U-S. Treasury Department's list of Specially
Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Department's Table of Deny Orders.
By downloading or using any available software, you represent that you are
not located in, under the control of or a national or resident of any such
country or on any country on such list
- Optimist International may, at any time, revise these Terms and Conditions
by updating this posting. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore
periodically visit this page to review the then current Terms and Conditions
to which you are bound.
This policy should be viewable on-line by looking at all Optimist International
sites and clicking on the link at the very bottom of the homepage, to be entitled
"Web Site Policies."
(Mar 2000; Mar 2003; Dec 2005)