Terms of Use

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

SHRINERS INTRNATIONAL, INC. respects the privacy of its website users. Please refer to the SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC.'s Website User Privacy Rights, which explains the users' rights and responsibilities with respect to information that is disclosed or obtained on this website.

The Terms and Conditions of Use listed in this document apply to all of SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC.'s web sites and social media platforms, including shrinersinternational.com, beashrinernow.com, and shrinersvilliage.com. These sites will henceforth be referred to as "the web site."

The information provided on this site is for general informational and educational purposes only. Please read and review the following Terms and Conditions of Use carefully before accessing or using this web site. This web site and related services are provided subject to your compliance with the Terms and Conditions of Use set forth hereunder. Your access and use of this web site constitute your acceptance of these terms and conditions as they appear at the time of your use.

If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions of Use for this web site, you may not use this web site. SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. may modify these terms and conditions at any time. Any modifications made to these terms and conditions will be effective immediately upon posting on this web site. You agree to review these terms and conditions each time you use this web site so that you are aware of any modifications made.

You alone are responsible for your use of this web site.

SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. DOES NOT MAKE ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS OR ENDORSEMENTS OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR NONINFRINGEMENT OR ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE) WITH REGARD TO THIS WEB SITE OR WITH RESPECT TO ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCT, SERVICE, MERCHANDISE OR OTHER MATERIAL PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THIS WEB SITE. SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. DOES NOT WARRANT OR GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CORRECTNESS, TIMELINESS OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, MERCHANDISE OR OTHER MATERIAL PROVIDED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE OR ON THE INTERNET GENERALLY.

SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. MAKES NO WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE THAT THIS WEB SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE. SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. DOES NOT HAVE A DUTY TO ANYONE USING THIS WEB SITE AND IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY HARM OR INJURY RESULTING TO ANY USER OR ANYONE ELSE RESULTING FROM ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN BASED ON RELIANCE UPON THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON OR PROVIDED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE.

SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. assumes no responsibility for any use of the information obtained from this web site. Also, please note that although we strive to keep our information up to date, information changes rapidly, and, therefore, some information may be out of date.

The information contained on this web site is provided "AS IS." THIS WEB SITE AND ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED ON OR PROVIDED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS. THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON OR PROVIDED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE IS INTENDED FOR GENERAL CONSUMER UNDERSTANDING AND EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. ANY ACCESS TO THIS WEB SITE IS VOLUNTARY. SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. WILL REGARD ALL ACCESS AS VOLUNTARY AND AT YOUR SOLE RISK.

SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. cannot and does not guarantee that content posted on the web site will not be viewed by unauthorized third parties, and cannot control the actions of others (i.e. users, friends, fans, participants) who may either view or share information that has been posted.

SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to this web site. Operation of this web site may be interfered with by numerous factors outside of the control of SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC.

SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. does not warrant or guarantee that files available for downloading through this web site will be free of infections or viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that contains contaminating or destructive properties. While we will make reasonable efforts to prevent such files from appearing on the web site and to remove any such files that do appear, we make no assurances and we explicitly disclaim any responsibility for any such files and for any damage or effects caused by such files by reason of access to the web site.

SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. cannot and does not guarantee or warrant against errors, omissions, delays, interruptions or losses, including loss of data. You are responsible for maintaining a means external to the web site for the reconstruction of any lost data.
SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, this web site, or any part thereof, with or without notice.

Privacy

SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. respects the privacy of its web site users. Please refer to the SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. Privacy Policy, which explains the users' rights and responsibilities with respect to information that is disclosed on this web site.

Accuracy and Integrity of Information

Although SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. attempts to ensure the integrity and accurateness of the site, it makes no guarantees as to the correctness or accuracy of the site or information posted on the site. It is possible that the site may include typographical errors, inaccuracies or other errors, and that unauthorized additions, deletions and alterations could be made to the site by third parties. In the event that an inaccuracy arises, please inform SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC.Your access and use of this web site bind you to the following agreements.

You agree that you will not:
  • post material that infringes on the rights of any third party, including protected consumer or health information, intellectual property, privacy or publicity rights;
  • post material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful or embarrassing to any other person or entity as determined by SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. in its sole discretion;
  • post advertisements or solicitations of business;
  • post chain letters or pyramid schemes;
  • impersonate another person;
  • allow any other person or entity to use your identification for posting or viewing comments; and
    post the same note more than once or "spam."
You agree that you will:
  • indemnify SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. and any of its parent or subsidiary companies or organizations, and any of its successors, assigns or licensees, together with any of its respective officers, directors and employees, against any damages, losses, liabilities, judgments, costs or expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs) arising out of a claim by a third party relating to use of this web site or any breach or violation of these terms and conditions;
  • comply with all user responsibilities and obligations as stated in these terms and conditions; and
  • comply with all user responsibilities and obligations of other social medial web sites and platforms, including their terms and conditions.
SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. reserves the right (but is not obligated) to do any or all of the following:
  • remove communications that are abusive, illegal or disruptive, or that otherwise fail to conform with these Terms and Conditions of Use;
  • terminate your access to the web site upon any breach of these terms and conditions; and
  • edit or delete any communications posted on the web site, regardless of whether such communications violate these standards.

You also agree that you will indemnify SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. against any damages, losses, liabilities, judgments, costs or expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs) arising out of a claim by a third party relating to any material that you have posted.

If you provide submissions on this web site, you agree to the following:

Your submissions may be reviewed before posting and edited in the sole discretion of SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC.. Submissions may be reviewed infrequently and so no material of an urgent nature should be submitted. There is no guarantee or expectation of a personal response to any individual submission, regardless of the subject matter. Submission of material to this web site is no guarantee that all or any part of a message will be posted, which is in the sole discretion of SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. reserves the sole right to review, edit, and/or delete any comments it deems are inappropriate. You warrant that all submissions to this web site are your original work and are not taken from other sources without permission, and that they contain no defamatory, malicious or false content.

SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. is not responsible for any links to or from other sites.

This web site may contain links to other web sites and other web sites may provide links to this web site. These links are provided for your convenience only. SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. does not control these other web sites and assumes no liability or responsibility for them, including any content or services provided to you by such web sites or links from other web sites to content on this web site that was provided to you. You should not consider any link to or from another web site as an endorsement of that web site by SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. unless SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. expressly states so.

If you link to this web site, your link, when activated by a user, may not trigger any interstitial or pop-up or pop-under windows. You may not frame this web site or modify or alter the content or manner of display of this web site. You may not link from any web site or webpage containing material, that:

  • infringes or otherwise violates any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or other intellectual property right;
  • is libelous, defamatory or invasive of any right of publicity or privacy or other personal right;
  • is misleading or inaccurate or constitutes false or deceptive advertising;
  • is sexually explicit, indecent, harassing or otherwise objectionable at the sole discretion of SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC.;
  • violates any applicable law, rule or regulation;
  • disparages or reflects negatively upon SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC.

Choice of Law and Venue

This agreement is governed by the state of Florida law. Any action against SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. must be brought in Tampa, Florida. You agree that this agreement is entered into between you and SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. in the state of Florida of the United States of America and is performed within Florida.  You agree that this agreement is governed by and will be construed in all respects under the laws of Florida exclusive of its choice of law or conflict of law’s provisions. In any claim or action by you directly or indirectly arising under these terms and conditions or related to this web site, you irrevocably agree to submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of the state or federal courts located in or serving Florida.  You waive any jurisdictional, venue or inconvenient forum objections to such court.

If any of the provisions of this agreement are held to be not enforceable by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction, then such provisions will be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that this agreement will otherwise remain in full force and effect. This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. relating to the access and use of this web site. This web site may not be modified, in whole or in part, except as described elsewhere in this agreement. Anything contained in this web site that is inconsistent with or conflicting with the terms of this agreement is superseded by the terms of this agreement.

Your Use of This Web Site May Be Terminated by SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC.

If you violate these terms and conditions, your use of this web site will terminate. SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. may notify you of your breach of this agreement. SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. may, in its sole discretion, terminate your access to this web site, or any portion thereof, or discontinue providing this web site, or any portion thereof. These actions are in addition to and not in lieu or limitation of any other right or remedy SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. may have available at law. Further, SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. will not be liable to you or any third party for any such termination or discontinuance.

Copyright and Trademarks Belong to SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC.

All text, graphics, and code used on this web site are covered by United States and international copyright laws. All Rights Reserved by SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. The materials on this web site are copyrighted by SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. and/or by other applicable rights holders. You may download and reprint a single copy of the materials from this web site ONLY for your own personal, noncommercial use, provided you include all applicable notices and disclaimers. Any other use of the materials is strictly prohibited without the prior written permission of SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. and the permission of the applicable rights holder(s).

Miscellaneous Provisions

SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC.'s failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others of these terms and conditions does not waive SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC.'s right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. These terms and conditions set forth the entire understanding and agreement between SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. and any site user with respect to this web site.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these terms of use or the practices of this web site, please email Marketing and Communications at marketing@shrinenet.org, or write to:

SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. 2900 North Rocky Point Drive Tampa, FL. 33607

Webmaster: Email mcdigital@shrinenet.org