SEE/SWIM TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
We also reserve the right, at any time, to: change or discontinue any content or feature of the Site or any Services without notice; charge fees in connection with the use of the Site and Services; modify and/or waive any fees charged in connection with the Site and Services; and/or offer opportunities to some or all users of the Site and Services. You agree that we will not be liable for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Site or of any Service, content, feature or product offered through the Site. Your continued use of the Site or Services after such changes will indicate your acceptance of such changes.
Description of Services
On its Site, See/Swim provides users with information on certain topics such as outdoor swimming and exploring locations, conservation of natural resources, public water rights, contamination and drought. These services are provided for informational purposes only. You are responsible for the equipment and services necessary to access the Site.
Please note that in general, we do not accept unsolicited materials or ideas for use on our Site, other media or businesses, but we note from time to time we may receive such materials or ideas. We are not responsible for the similarity of any of our content to any media or materials or ideas transmitted to us. Should you send any materials or ideas, you do so with the understanding that no additional consideration of any sort will be provided to you, and that you are waiving any claim against See/Swim, our directors, officers, employees, owners, licensors, and agents regarding the use of such materials and ideas, even if a material or an idea is substantially similar to the idea you submitted. In addition, if you do send us or provide us with any materials (e.g., photographs), you grant See/Swim a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, transferable license, with the right of sublicense, to use, copy, edit, modify, distribute, publicly display, publish, to sublicense and to create derivative works of such materials, or any part thereof, in any format or medium now known or hereafter developed. You hereby represent and warrant that any materials you provide (i) do not include anything to which you do not have the full right to grant such license to See/Swim, and (ii) See/Swim’s use of such materials does not infringe the rights of any third party.
The Site is intended to be used for lawful purposes only. When using the Site, you may not engage in any of the following activities on the Site:
- restrict or inhibit any other user from using or enjoying the Site by any means, including “hacking,” “cracking,” “spoofing,” or defacing any portion of the Site;
- harvest or collect information about Site visitors without their express consent;
- reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or otherwise exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of, use of, or access to the Site;
- create a database by systematically downloading and storing Site content;
- frame or mirror any part of the Site without our prior written consent;
- interfere with or disrupt the operation of the Site or the servers or networks used to make the Site available; or violate any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of such networks.
In addition, the Site or Services may provide you and other users with the ability to share pages or content from the Site via third-party social media sites or links (such as Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, for example). See/Swim is under no obligation to review any such links, and assumes no responsibility or liability relating to such links. However, from time to time, See/Swim may monitor or review any links, and may decide to reject or remove such links. You agree that you are responsible for any links you may make from the Site and Services, including the legality, reliability, appropriateness and copyright of any such links.
You also agree that you will not upload or disseminate through the Site or Services any links, postings or messages that:
- infringe any right of any third party, including without limitation patents, trademarks, copyright, trade secrets, rights of privacy and publicity;
- impersonate or harass any other person or entity;
- contains advertisements or solicitations of any kind, or other political or commercial content;
- contains personal information (such as, but not limited to, phone numbers, credit card numbers, account numbers, personal identification numbers), except where we expressly ask you to confidentially provide such information;
- include material that is libelous, defamatory, abusive, threatening, harmful, hateful, fraudulent, misleading, vulgar, profane, or obscene;
- violates any law, statute, ordinance or regulation (including applicable export control, consumer protection, unfair competition, antidiscrimination or false advertising laws), or otherwise does not comply with all applicable laws and regulations; and
- contain any viruses, malware or other harmful computer code.
© 2015 See/Swim. All rights reserved.
This Site and the contents of the Site are intended for your personal use. The Site contains copyrighted material, including, without limitation, one or more of the following: text, photos, audio and video clips, graphics, illustrations, images, logos, and music and sound (collectively, the “Site Content”). This Site also is protected as a collective work pursuant to U.S. copyright laws, international conventions, and other copyright laws. See/Swim and third party content providers also own copyrights in the original content on the Site.
See/Swim™ and the See/Swim logo are trademarks of See/Swim. Other marks, graphics, typefaces, trade names, and logos appearing on the Site, as well as the look and feel of the site, are trademarks, service marks or trade dress of See/Swim. Nothing contained on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use any of See/Swim’s trademarks, service marks or trade dress, and our trademarks, service marks and trade dress may not be used in any manner for any purpose without our express written consent in each instance. You may not use any meta tags or any other hidden text utilizing our names or trademarks, without our express written consent.
All other trademarks appearing on the Site are the property of their respective owners. Reference to any products, services, processes, or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation thereof by See/Swim.
Intellectual Property Infringement Claims
If you believe in good faith that any material or content posted on the Site constitutes an infringement of your copyright or other intellectual property, please provide our copyright agent named below with the information required by the U.S. Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the U.S. Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 512, including the following (a “Notice”):
- Your address, telephone number, and email address;
- A description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
- A description of the alleged infringing material and of where the alleged infringing material is located;
- A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by you, the intellectual property owner, its agent, or the law;
- An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest; and
- A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or other intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the owner’s behalf.
Our agent for notice of claims of copyright and other intellectual property infringement can be reached as follows:
Address: Choate, Hall, and Stewart LLP, 2 Internation PL, Boston, MA 02110
The Site may contain content supplied by parties other than us. Any opinions, advice, judgments, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by such third parties, including information providers, are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not of See/Swim. Neither See/Swim nor any third-party provider of information guarantees the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any content, nor its merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose.
Third Party Sites
We may, for your convenience, provide you with links to other Web sites from the Site (“Linked Sites”). You acknowledge and agree that we have no responsibility for the accuracy or availability of information provided by the Linked Sites. Links to Linked Sites do not necessarily constitute an endorsement by or association with us of such sites or the content, products, advertising or other materials presented on the Linked Sites. You acknowledge and agree that we do not control and are not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any content, goods or services available on the Linked Sites.
Other web sites may provide links to the Site with or without our authorization. We do not endorse such sites, and are not and shall not be responsible or liable for any links from those sites to the Site, any content, advertising, products or other materials available on such other sites, or any loss or damages incurred in connection with such other sites.
YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE LINKED SITES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION YOUR USE OF ANY CONTENT, PRODUCTS, ADVERTISING OR OTHER MATERIALS AVAILABLE THROUGH SUCH LINKED SITES, IS AT YOUR OWN RISK AND IS SUBJECT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE APPLICABLE TO SUCH SITES AND RESOURCES.
See/Swim shall have the right, at any time and in its sole discretion, to block links to the Site through technological or other means without prior notice.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
PLEASE READ THIS SECTION CAREFULLY. THIS SECTION LIMITS SEE/SWIM’S LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ISSUES THAT MAY ARISE IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THIS SITE.
THE INFORMATION AND CONTENT PUBLISHED ON THIS SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR ERRORS. SEE/SWIM, ITS EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, OWNERS, LICENSORS, AND AGENTS DO NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY OF, AND DISCLAIM ALL LIABILITY FOR, ANY ERRORS OR OTHER INACCURACIES RELATING TO THE INFORMATION AND DESCRIPTION OF ANY LOCATIONS DISPLAYED ON THIS SITE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE PRICING, AVAILABILITY, PHOTOGRAPHS, SAFETY, CHARACTERIZATION AS PUBLIC OR PRIVATE PROPERTY, GENERAL DESCRIPTIONS, REVIEWS AND RATINGS, ETC.).
SEE/SWIM NEITHER ENDORSES NOR IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION, OPINION, ADVICE, OR STATEMENT ON THE SITE, NOR FOR ANY OFFENSIVE, DEFAMATORY, OR OBSCENE POSTING MADE ON THE SITE BY ANYONE. OTHER THAN AS REQUIRED UNDER APPLICABLE CONSUMER PROTECTION LAW, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCE WILL SEE/SWIM BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A USER’S RELIANCE ON INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE USER TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION, OPINION, ADVICE OR OTHER CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE. PLEASE SEEK THE ADVICE OF PROFESSIONALS, AS APPROPRIATE, REGARDING THE EVALUATION OF ANY SPECIFIC INFORMATION, OPINION, ADVICE, PRODUCT, SERVICE, LOCATION OR OTHER CONTENT.
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SITE, THE SERVICES, PRODUCTS, AND SITE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS”, “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, SECURITY, ACCURACY, OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT SEE/SWIM AND ITS EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, OWNERS, LICENSORS, AND AGENTS, SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES OR INJURY ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR OUT OF THE BREACH OF ANY WARRANTY, OR CAUSED BY ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO AND/OR ALTERATION OF THE SITE, WHETHER FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORTIOUS BEHAVIOR, NEGLIGENCE, OR UNDER ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION EVEN IF SEE/SWIM OR SUCH PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS IN THIS SECTION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
If See/Swim or its employees, officers, directors, owners, licensors, and agents are found liable for any loss or damage that arises out of or is in any way connected with your use of our Site or Services, the liabilities will in no event exceed, in the aggregate, the greater of (a) the transaction fees paid to See/Swim for the transaction(s) on this Site giving rise to the claim, or (b) One-Hundred Dollars (US $100.00).
See/Swim does not assure nor guarantee the information, safety, or legality of visiting the locations described on this Site, and See/Swim is not instructing or directing people to visit these locations. Users and visitors of any location are responsible for their own safety and for the legality of their actions.
Any information on this Site is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any question you may have regarding a medical condition, possible risks, or if you are healthy enough to participate in any of the activities discussed on this Site.
You consent to receive communications electronically from See/Swim, which would be by email (if you have voluntarily provided your email address to See/Swim) or by posting information, agreements, or notices on the Site. You agree that all such electronic agreements, notices, disclosures or other communications satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
We control and operate this Site and Services from our offices in the United States of America. We do not represent that materials on the Site are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Persons who choose to access this Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and at their own risk, and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. Persons who choose to access and use this Site and Services are also subject to United States export controls and are responsible for any violations of such controls, including without limitation any United States embargoes or other federal rules and regulations restricting exports. We may limit the availability of the Site and Services, in whole or in part, to any person, geographic area or jurisdiction we choose, at any time and in our sole discretion.
No waiver by either party of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default.
If you are interested in reproducing any Site Content, you will need our permission, which we may approve or deny in our sole discretion. If you are interested in linking to our Site from your site, please send us a request, which we may approve or deny in our sole discretion. Please send any requests for permission to:
Information or Complaints
Under California Civil Code Section 1789.3, California users are entitled to the following consumer rights notice: If you have a question or complaint regarding the Site, please send an e-mail to email@example.com. You may also contact us by calling us at 415-867-7824. California residents may reach the Complaint Assistance Unit of the Division of Consumer Services of the California Department of Consumer Affairs by mail at 1625 North Market Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95834, or by telephone at (916) 445-1254 or (800) 952-5210.
See/Swim (“See/Swim,” “us,” “our,” or “we”) recognizes the importance of protecting information we may collect from users of our services and visitors to our site, www.seeswim.com. Information and data provided by you or collected as a result of your use of our services or visits to our web site are subject to our privacy provisions contained herein.
The information we collect from you is limited. We may log your IP address and track usage statistics. All of this information is collected and used only in the aggregate, where we can use it to generate overall reports on our visitors, but not reports of personally identifiable information on individual visitors.
Users can visit the site without revealing any information about themselves. If you have voluntarily provided a name, email address, or other contact information, we may use that information to send you e-mail newsletters, notifications, or other information. You may opt-out of any or all marketing communications from See/Swim in any commercial e-mail we send or at any time by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We do not share, sell, or rent your personally identifiable information with anyone. However, in order to cooperate with legal authorities, See/Swim may in some circumstances be required to disclose personally identifiable information in response to requests from law enforcement authorities, or in response to a subpoena or other legal process. In such unlikely circumstances, we will provide only the information required. We may also turn over information about you if we believe we must in order to prevent a violation of the law, and by accepting this policy, you consent to our doing so, in our sole discretion. You also consent to our disclosing information about you in the course of legal proceedings if we are legally required to do so, if we reasonably believe that doing so may mitigate our liability, or if doing so will assist us in enforcing our legal rights.
Cookies. When you visit our website, we might store some information on your computer in the form of a “cookie” (i.e. a small piece of text that stores information on your browser in your computer’s hard drive) or similar file. We do this to collect information about your activities on the website, deliver to you content that is specific to your interests, and/or to prevent you from re-entering data at each connection. We may also use conversion tracking cookies as part of our ad campaigns in order to analyze trends, gather broad demographic information, and monitor site traffic patterns that can help us further develop and improve the design and functionality of our site. The cookies shall only be used to obtain non-personal information to improve your online experience. No other information is stored in these cookies. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie and delete any cookies you receive.
Children’s Privacy. We are committed to protecting the privacy of children. You should be aware that our web site is not intended or designed to attract children under the age of 13. We do not collect personally identifiable information from any person we actually know is a child under the age of 13.