Terms and Conditions for Use of the GNFC Web Site
This is the official Web site of the Greater Niagara Frontier Council, Boy Scouts of America (GNFC). GNFC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization headquartered in Buffalo, New York.
As part of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), one of the nation's largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations, GNFC provides programs for young people in Western New York that build character, train them in the responsibilities of participative citizenship, and develop personal fitness.
For nearly a century, GNFC has helped build the future leaders of our community by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. GNFC believes ? and, through nearly a century of experience, knows ? that helping youth is a key to building a more conscientious, responsible, and productive society.
GNFC?s online property includes all pages found in this Web site, www.wnyscouting.org.
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE GNFC WEB SITE.
PRIVACY AND INFORMATION SECURITY
LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES AND SERVICES
This site may be linked to other sites and services that are not maintained by GNFC.
GNFC is not responsible for the content of those sites. Consequently, we cannot be held responsible for the accuracy, relevancy, copyright compliance, legality, or decency of material contained in sites listed on or otherwise linked to the GNFC site. The inclusion of any link to such sites does not imply endorsement by GNFC. GNFC makes no representations whatsoever about any other Web site which you may access through this one.
Please exercise discretion while browsing the Internet. These other sites may send their own cookies to users, collect data, solicit personal information, or contain information that you may find inappropriate or offensive. Please keep in mind that whenever you give out personal information online that information can be collected and used by people you don't know. While GNFC strives to protect your personal information and privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online; you make such disclosures at your own risk.
We reserve the right to disable links from third-party sites to the GNFC site.
OWNERSHIP AND RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF MATERIALS
Unless otherwise noted, all materials, including images, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, video clips, and written and other materials contained in the GNFC site (collectively, the "Content") are copyrights, trademarks, trade dress, and/or other intellectual properties owned or controlled by GNFC or the BSA.
The Content of this site is intended solely for personal, noncommercial use (other than the registration for activities/events on our site or the purchase of merchandise from our site) by the users of our site. You may view, copy, and print the Contents displayed on this site subject to the following conditions:
you use the material for noncommercial use only
you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices
you may use the materials in a manner that suggests an association with any of our products, services, or brands to the extent of your relationship as a Scout, Parent, Leader or Volunteer at the Council, District or Unit level
For purposes of these terms, (except as noted above) the use of any such material on any other Web site or computer environment is prohibited. No right, title, or interest in any downloaded Contents or software is transferred to you as a result of any such downloading or copying. You may not reproduce, publish, transmit, distribute, display, modify, create derivative works from, sell or participate in any sale of, or exploit in any way, in whole or in part, any of the Contents, the site, or any related software.
COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK INFORMATION
GNFC, as a duly recognized Council of the BSA, has the right to use all BSA service marks, trademarks, emblems, badges, descriptive or designating marks, and other words now or heretofore used in carrying out its programs. All other trademarks displayed on this site or through links to other sites are the property of the respective trademark owners.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, GNFC DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OR MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. GNFC DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE MATERIAL WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. GNFC DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF OR THE RESULT OF THE USE OF THE MATERIAL IN THIS SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE.
Information on the GNFC Web site is provided with the understanding that GNFC is not rendering professional advice or recommendations. You should not rely on any information on these pages to replace consultations with qualified professionals to meet your individual needs.
The material in this site could include technical inaccuracies, typographical errors, or omissions. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions and to change or update information at any time without prior notice.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall we be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use the GNFC site or a site that is linked to this site, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. In no event shall our total liability to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action (whether in contract, tort [including, but not limited to, negligence], or otherwise) exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing this site.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold GNFC harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, costs and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising from or related to your use of the site.
Unless otherwise specified, the Content on the GNFC site is presented solely for the purposes of promoting programs, products, services, and other content available in GNFC?s service area. While this electronic publication is distributed internationally, that does not imply that GNFC intends to announce or provide programs, products, or services in any country, state, or particular location beyond our service area in Western New York, USA.
Those who choose to access the GNFC site do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.
GNFC can revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this posting.
These Terms and Conditions will be governed and be interpreted pursuant to the laws of the State of New York, United States of America, excluding its conflicts of law rules. You expressly agree that the exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or action arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions or your use of this site shall be filed only in the federal courts located in New York.
If any part of these Terms and Conditions is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
Possible evidence of use of this site for illegal purposes will be provided to law enforcement authorities.
This is the entire agreement between the parties relating to the use of this site.
These terms are effective until terminated by either party. You may terminate these terms at any time by discontinuing use of the GNFC Web site and destroying all Content obtained from such site and all related documentation and all copies and installations thereof, whether made under these terms or otherwise. Your access to the GNFC site may be terminated immediately without notice from us if in our sole discretion you fail to comply with any term or provision of these terms. Upon termination, you must cease use of the GNFC site destroy all Content obtained from such site and all copies thereof, whether made under these terms or otherwise.
USER COMMENTS, FEEDBACK, SUBMISSIONS, AND POSTINGS
If you have questions or comments regarding these Terms and Conditions, we invite you to contact us by mail, email, telephone or fax at the following:
Greater Niagara Frontier Council, Boy Scouts of America
2860 Genesee Street
Buffalo, NY 14225
Email: GNFC Council Executive
Telephone: 1 (716) 512-6206
Fax: 1 (716) 891-4008