TERMS & CONDITIONS

The following “Terms of Use” describe the terms upon which Great Plains Foundation offers you access to its web site. By using this web site, you agree to and accept the terms contained in these Terms of Use and any terms found elsewhere on this web site, without modification. If you do not agree to be bound by and comply with all of the terms, you may not access or use the web site. By using this web site you affirm that you are fully able and competent to enter into the terms as set forth herein and to abide and comply with these terms.

In order for you to use this web site, you must be at least 13 years old. By using this web site, you certify that you are 13 years of age or older. You may not use this web site in any jurisdiction that does not give full effect to these Terms of Use.

IF YOU OBJECT TO ANY PROVISION OF THESE TERMS OF USE, BECOME DISSATISFIED WITH THE WEB SITE IN ANY WAY OR HAVE ANY ISSUES RELATING TO THE MATERIAL ON THIS WEB SITE, YOU AGREE THAT YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE RECOURSE IS TO IMMEDIATELY DISCONTINUE YOUR USE OF THIS WEB SITE AND ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIAL OBTAINED THEREFROM.

Ownership

This web site is registered to and owned by Great Plains Conservation Foundation, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization registered in the state of Delaware, D/B/A Great Plains Foundation (“Great Plains Foundation”). When donating in the United Kingdom, your donation will be collected on behalf of Great Plains Foundation by Big Life Foundation.

Use of Content and Materials

This web site is for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide specific commercial, financial, investment, accounting, tax, or legal advice.

Great Plains Foundation grants you permission to view this web site, to print pages from this web site and to make limited use of this web site for your own personal, noncommercial use. Please note that this limited permission may be revoked at any time and does not include consent to republish web site content elsewhere. This web site contains materials that are (1) created by Great Plains Foundation and/or its affiliates and which are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law, or (2) used by Great Plains Foundation with the consent of its owner or creator. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer or sell any information, material (including, but not limited to, text visual images, audio material and video material), software, products or services from this web site without the express written permission of Great Plains Foundation and/or the other respective owners.

Great Plains Foundation offers you access to widgets for use on your web site subject to these terms of use. You may only display the widget on your web site and not in any other way. You are not permitted to modify the widgets in any way (including reverse compiling, disabling any component or code of the widget, or tagging links in a widget with a “nofollow” attribute). You may not use the widget on any site that disparages Great Plains Foundation or would, in the sole discretion of Great Plains Foundation, be immoral, defamatory, offensive, objectionable, prohibited or illegal for any reason whatsoever. Great Plains Foundation may discontinue your right to use any widget at any time without notice for any reason.

User Conduct and Obligations

You agree to follow all applicable laws and regulations when using this web site. As a condition of your use of this web site, you represent and warrant to Great Plains Foundation that you will not use this web site for any purpose that is immoral, defamatory, offensive, objectionable, prohibited, or illegal, as determined by Great Plains Foundation in its sole discretion. Without limitation, actions or material that shall be considered immoral, defamatory, offensive, objectionable, prohibited or illegal include the following:

  • Use of any of the web site in a manner that could expose Great Plains Foundation to any liability or detriment, or for any purpose in violation of local, state, national, or international laws;
  • Posting or otherwise disseminating material that violates or infringes on any third party's intellectual property rights, proprietary or contractual rights, or privacy or publicity rights;
  • Posting or otherwise disseminating personal or identifying information about another person without that person’s explicit consent;
  • Transmitting or otherwise disseminating junk mail, chain letters, or other unsolicited bulk e-mail, duplicative messages, advertisements or solicitations, pyramid schemes, to any email address listed on this web site;
  • Attempting to obtain unauthorized access to restricted areas of the web site;
  • Disrupting or interfering with the security or proper working of, or otherwise abusing, this web site, or any services, system resources, accounts, servers, or networks connected to or accessible through this web site or affiliated or linked web sites;
  • Disrupting or interfering with any other user's enjoyment of the web site or affiliated or linked web sites; or
  • Taking any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the web site’s infrastructure.

Great Plains Foundation uses third party service providers (including, without limitation, trevolta.com, Justgive.com, causes.com) to assist in the collection of online donations. Your use of such service providers to make donations to Great Plains Foundation is subject to that third parties terms and conditions. Please see the relevant web site and other information sources from that organization for their terms of use and other applicable policies.

Donations

For any donation Great Plains Foundation uses 100% of the contributions received by Great Plains Foundation to support our field operations. Note that, certain of our third party providers may deduct a small amount of your donation as a service charge for the service that they provide, which will reduce the amount of any contribution that we receive.

Third Parties and Links

Links or pointers to other web sites and references to products and services offered by third parties are provided to you for convenience only and do not constitute an endorsement or approval by us of (1) the organizations that operate such web sites; (2) the content, privacy policies or other terms of use on such web sites; or (3) such third party products and services. As we have no control or responsibility over web sites or content maintained by other organizations, or for products and services offered by third parties, Great Plains Foundation does not assume any liability for your use of any of the foregoing, which use you acknowledge and agree shall be at your own risk. Great Plains Foundation has not reviewed these linked web sites, and you hereby acknowledge and agree that Great Plains Foundation shall not be responsible for the content, products or services offered in such web sites. Great Plains Foundation’s inclusion of such links does not imply that Great Plains Foundation is authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyrighted symbol that may be displayed in such linked third-party web site. To the extent applicable, you are responsible for the compliance with all local laws regarding material obtained from this web site or from linked third-party web sites.

Indemnification by User

By using the Great Plains Foundation website and its contents, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold Great Plains Foundation harmless from any and all claims, damages, costs and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising from or related to your use of the site. Your use of this site constitutes an agreement between you and Great Plains Foundation. This agreement, which consists of the terms and conditions set forth in herein, shall be governed by, construed under and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Delaware without regard to any conflict of law provisions. Any action in connection with, relating to and/or arising from this agreement shall be brought exclusively in Deleware, in a federal or state court of competent jurisdiction, and by use of this site, you acknowledge and consent to exclusive personal jurisdiction in Delaware.

Third-Party Proprietary Rights

Our policy is to respect the valid intellectual property rights of others and to comply with all intellectual property laws and, as a result, we will act quickly upon receiving any notice of claimed infringement. If you believe that your work has been reproduced on this web site in a manner that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact Great Plains Foundation immediately.

Trademarks and Copyrights

The trademarks, service marks, trade dress, slogans, and other brand features and logos (the “Trademarks”) and any information, material (including but not limited to text, visual images, audio material and video material), software, products, services, copyrighted designs and other similar materials (“Copyrights”) used and displayed on this web site are owned by Great Plains Foundation or third party licenses and are, to the extent permitted, protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights under both United States and foreign laws. The Trademarks are not to be used without the express written consent of Great Plains Foundation. Nothing on this web site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license to use any of the Trademarks or Copyrights displayed or otherwise used on this web site, except as expressly permitted by these Terms of Use.

Disclaimer of Warranty

Great Plains Foundation does not guarantee the accuracy, timeliness, reliability or completeness of any of the information contained on, downloaded or accessed from this web site. Although Great Plains Foundation endeavors to provide accurate information, this web site is intended to be for general reference purposes only. The performance of this web site and all information contained on, downloaded or accessed from this web site are provided to you on an "as is" and “as available” basis, without warranties of any kind whatsoever. We reserve the right to modify, disable access to or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, any part or all of this web site or any information contained thereon without liability or notice to you. As a visitor to our web site, you acknowledge and agree that any reliance on or use by you of any information available on this web site shall be entirely at your own risk. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, GREAT PLAINS FOUNDATION AND ITS SUCCESSORS AND ITS AFFILIATES DISCLAIM ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED FROM GREAT PLAINS FOUNDATION OR THROUGH THE WEB SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ANY RELIANCE ON ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES APPEARING ON THIS WEB SITE SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK, AND YOU HEREBY WAIVE ANY RIGHTS YOU MAY HAVE HAD REGARDING ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ON THE PART OF GREAT PLAINS FOUNDATION AND ITS AFFILIATES REGARDING THE FUNCTIONING AND USE OF THIS WEB SITE.

Limitation of Liability

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, SHALL GREAT PLAINS FOUNDATION OR ITS SUCCESSORS AND AFFILIATES OR ANY THIRD PARTY SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER AND HOWSOEVER ARISING, INCLUDING ANY SUCH DAMAGES RESULTING FROM A CLAIM BY ANY PARTY RELATING TO THE USE OF THIS WEB SITE OR ANY ASSOCIATED INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES, OR YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEB SITE. FURTHERMORE, GREAT PLAINS FOUNDATION AND ITS SUCCESSORS AND AFFILIATES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES RELATING TO THE USE OF THIRD-PARTY SITES LINKED TO FROM THE WEB SITE.

SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS, THE LIABILITY OF GREAT PLAINS FOUNDATION WILL BE LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Indemnification by User

To the fullest extent permitted by law, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold Great Plains Foundation, its successors, its affiliates and all of their employees, contractors and agents harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, costs and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising from or related to your use of the web site, regardless of whether they are attributable to any act or omission of Great Plains Foundation its successors, its affiliates and all of their employees, contractors and agents. Without limitation, your indemnity will apply in connection with (1) your use of the web site, (2) your breach of these Terms of Use, (3) your negligent or wrongful conduct, (4) your accesses to or use of any third party web site linked to from the web site, (5) information and material posted by you or (6) the infringement by you, or any other person using your computer or personal login or password, of any right of any person or entity. This indemnification provision shall apply to third-party claims as well as claims between the parties to these Terms of Use.

Term and Termination

This agreement is effective unless and until terminated by Great Plains Foundation. Great Plains Foundation may terminate your right to access and use this web site immediately without notice, at any time and accordingly deny you access to the web site for any reason (including if in the sole discretion of Great Plains Foundation you fail to comply with these Terms of Use or any other term found elsewhere on this web site). Such termination shall take effect immediately, unless Great Plains Foundation provides otherwise in any notice. Great Plains Foundation shall not be liable to you or to any third party for termination of your right to use the web site. Great Plains Foundation reserves the right to disclose, in Great Plains Foundation’s sole and complete discretion, any evidence of use or possible use of this site for illegal or unauthorized purposes to law enforcement authorities

Changes to Web site, No Obligation to Continue Web site

The content of this web site is subject to change at any time without notice, including to correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the web site. At any time, Great Plains Foundation may terminate, change, or suspend any aspect of the web site, temporarily or permanently, without notice to you. Great Plains Foundation is not obligated to continue to support or update the web site. Great Plains Foundation may impose limits on certain features or services or restrict your access to parts or all of this web site. You acknowledge and agree that Great Plains Foundation and its successors and affiliates shall not be liable to you or to any third party in the event that Great Plains Foundation exercises any of these rights.

Modifications to these Terms of Use

Great Plains Foundation has the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, add or remove any terms or conditions of these Terms of Use without notice or liability to you and you agree to be bound by these modifications. Any changes to these Terms of Use shall be effectively immediately following the posting of such changes on this web site. You should periodically review the most up-to-date version of these Terms of Use for changes.

Choice of Law and Forum

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of Delaware, applicable to contracts entered into and performed in Deleware by residents thereof, without regard to its conflict of laws provisions. You hereby consent to personal jurisdiction in the courts located in Delaware, which courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over disputes arising out of these Terms of Use, except that such jurisdiction shall be nonexclusive with respect to indemnification or similar claims brought by Great Plains Foundation or its successors and affiliates arising from or in connection with third-party claims. You agree that that any disputes brought by you are to be tried without a jury. YOU AGREE THAT ANY DISPUTE AGAINST GREAT PLAINS FOUNDATION ARISING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THIS WEB SITE MUST BE FILED WITHIN ONE YEAR AFTER IT AROSE. ANY CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN ONE YEAR ARE WAIVED, AND WILL BE PERMANENTLY BARRED.

General

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of Delaware, applicable to contracts entered into and performed in Delaware by residents thereof, without regard to its conflict of laws provisions. You hereby consent to personal jurisdiction in the courts located in Delaware which courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over disputes arising out of these Terms of Use, except that such jurisdiction shall be nonexclusive with respect to indemnification or similar claims brought by Great Plains Foundation or its successors and affiliates arising from or in connection with third-party claims. You agree that that any disputes brought by you are to be tried without a jury. YOU AGREE THAT ANY DISPUTE AGAINST GREAT PLAINS FOUNDATION ARISING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THIS WEB SITE MUST BE FILED WITHIN ONE YEAR AFTER IT AROSE. ANY CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN ONE YEAR ARE WAIVED, AND WILL BE PERMANENTLY BARRED.

Notices

All notices to Great Plains Foundation shall be in writing and shall be sent to the address(s) specified below. All notices to you shall be posted on the web site or shall be sent to you via e-mail at the address provided by you to us, or to such other addresses as you may later specify. Notice shall be deemed given when the e-mail is sent, unless the sending party is notified that the e-mail address is invalid. Alternatively, notices may be sent by regular mail to you at the address provided by you (if any). Unless the regular mail is returned to the sender, notice shall be deemed given three days after the regular mail is sent, in the case of domestic mail, or seven days after the regular mail is sent, in the case of international mail.

Great Plains Conservation Foundation

17104 242nd Ave SE
Maple Valley, WA 98038
Tel: +1 925-286-9767

info@greatplainsfoundation.com