Terms of Usage


Bethesda Web Community Terms of Usage

Last Updated: October 1, 2010

The Bethesda Lutheran Communities web site (the “Site”) and its contents are owned by Bethesda Lutheran Communities, Inc. (“Bethesda”). By using the Site you signify that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by these Terms of Usage. Bethesda reserves the right to change these Terms of Usage at any time without further notice. The changes will be posted on this Terms of Usage page and the last revision date will be updated. Your continued use of the Site after such changes indicates your acceptance of the new Terms of Usage. It is your responsibility to regularly check the Site to determine if there have been changes.

All content on the Site is the proprietary property of Bethesda. You are granted a limited license to access and use the Site Content and to download or print a copy of any portion of the Site Content to which you have properly gained access solely for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you keep all copyright or other proprietary notices intact. You may not upload or republish Site Content on any Internet, Intranet or Extranet Site or incorporate the information in any other database.

You are responsible for ensuring that any materials or photos you post to the Site do not violate or infringe upon the copyright, patent, trademark, or any other personal or proprietary rights of any third party, and is posted with the permission of the owner of such rights.

You agree not to use the Site in any manner that can damage or disable the Site. You may not post or make available any material that contains software viruses or any other programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware.

The Site contains links to other web Sites (“Third Party Sites”). Such Third Party Sites are not investigated, monitored, or checked for accuracy, appropriateness, or completeness by Bethesda, and Bethesda is not responsible for any Third Party Sites accessed through the Site, including the content, accuracy, offensiveness, opinions, reliability, privacy practices, or other policies of or contained in the Third Party Sites. Inclusion of, linking to, or permitting the use or installation of any Third Party Site does not imply approval or endorsement thereof by Bethesda. If you decide to leave the Site and access the Third Party Sites, you do so at your own risk and you should be aware that our terms and policies no longer govern. You should review the applicable terms and policies,

including privacy and data gathering practices, of any web site to which you navigate from the Site.

By visiting or using the Site, you agree that the laws of the State of Wisconsin, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Terms of Usage and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and Bethesda. With respect to any disputes or claims, you agree not to commence or prosecute any action in connection therewith other than in the state and federal courts located in Wisconsin, and you hereby consent to, and waive all defenses of lack of personal jurisdiction and forum non conveniens with respect to, venue and jurisdiction in the state and federal courts of Wisconsin.