Ownership of the Site
Unless otherwise indicated, all of the site content, including, but not limited to, the design, structure, expression, “look and feel,” selection and arrangement of such Site Content is owned and/or controlled by Lions Clubs International and is legally protected, without limitation, under U.S. federal and state, and foreign laws, regulations, and treaties, including copyright, trademark, patent, and other laws relating to the protection of intellectual property and unfair competition.
No use of Site Content in a publication or for commercial purposes is permitted. Please see LCI’s Trademark Policy for information regarding LCI names, emblems, logos, seals, registered trademarks and other trademark interests.
Third-Party Websites and Content
This Site may contain links to third-party websites, including advertisers and social networking websites in which LCI maintains a profile ("Linked Site"). LCI makes no claim or representations regarding and accepts no responsibility directly or indirectly for the security, quality, content, nature, or reliability of any Linked Site. You should review any terms and policies of any Linked Site before interacting with the Linked Site.
This Site may include social networking tools, discussion forums, blogs, bulletin boards, message boards, and other interactive areas or services in which you can post messages, comments, etc. (collectively, "User Forums").
Users should be aware that the ideas you post and information you share may be seen and used by others. Voluntarily-disclosed personal information and ideas on the User Forums can be collected and used by others. LCI is not responsible for another person or entity’s misuse or misappropriation of any content, ideas or information you post on the Site and/or in User Forums.
The information and opinions expressed in the User Forums are not those of LCI or its affiliates. You are entirely responsible for your use of any User Forums and use the User Forums at your own risk.
Third Party Content
LCI is not responsible for and does not endorse any parties posting the Third-Party Materials, or the accuracy, availability, timeliness, or reliability of any of the Third-Party Materials. Any reliance upon any Third-Party Materials is at your own risk.
Your Representations and Warranties
Your Use of the Site
You shall NOT submit, upload, or post to the Site or User Forums any User Content that violates the rights of another person or entity; Contains viruses, corrupted files, or other materials that may cause damage to another's computer; Advertises or otherwise solicits funds, or promotes or offers for sale or trade any goods or services; Interferes with any third party’s use of this Site; Is or contains political campaigning, junk mail, spam, repetitive messaging chain letters, pyramid schemes, or solicitations; Is inaccurate, false, misleading, or fraudulent; and Contains any contact information or private information of any third party.
In using the Site, you shall not violate any law or advocate the performance of any illegal activity, collect contact information of other Users of the Site by electronic or other means for any purpose whatsoever, or use or attempt to use another User’s account or password. Impersonating any person or entity, or otherwise misrepresent yourself, your age, or your affiliation with LCI.
Disclaimer and Limitations of Liability
In no event shall LCI be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special consequential damages or any damages whatsoever, arising out of or in anyway connected with the use or performance of the web site, or for any information, software, products, services and related graphics obtained through this web site whether based in contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, even if LCI or any of its suppliers has been advised of the possibility of damages. Some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages. Therefore, the above limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages may not apply to you. You are solely responsible for all equipment, software and connections to the Internet required to gain access to the LCI web site.
You warrant that you will not use the LCI web site or the data therein for commercial purposes or solicitation. You represent and warrant to LCI that you have the capacity to understand and accept these terms. Furthermore, you represent and warrant that you are not accessing the LCI web site under misrepresentation or false identification.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless LCI and LCIF, including their respective directors, trustees, officers, committee members, employees, agents, and representatives from and against all claims demands, actions, damages, losses, costs, liabilities, expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees and other legal expenses), awards, fines, and judgments asserted against or recovered from Lions Clubs International due to, arising out of or in connection with your use of the Site and any User Content you post. LCI shall not be liable in any way for injuries to persons or damages to property incurred or suffered by you or any of your subcontractors, agents, heirs, successors or assigns, or any person related to you in any way.
This Site is controlled, operated, and administered by LCI from its headquarters within the United States. If you access this Site from a location outside the United States, you are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws. If the Site and Site Content are available outside the United States, your access, use, and download thereof and participation in any promotion is at your own risk.
Discontinuation of Service
LCI may change, suspend, interrupt, terminate operation or access to, or discontinue the Site or any portion of the Site at any time, without notice, including the availability of Site Content, User Forums and any other services. LCI may also impose limits on the Site or restrict your access to parts of or the entire Site and Site Content without notice or liability.
The website is only for private, informational and organizational purposes. The Website may be used only for lawful purposes. If you become aware of misuse of the Website by any person, please contact us directly at IT@lionsclubs.org.
If any questions arise about the meaning or interpretation of this policy, the English-language version of this policy is the official text.