Terms & Conditions of Use
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY. BY ACCESSING THE SITES YOU AGREE TO ABIDE BY THESE PROVISIONS.

1. USE OF THE SITES. The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians is a federally recognized Indian tribe ("Tribe") which operates the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum. These Terms and Conditions of Use apply to the web sites of the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum as well as all Agua Caliente Mobile Software Applications (“Apps”) (collectively, the “Sites”). Agua Caliente Cultural Museum expressly reserves the right to modify the Terms and Conditions of Use at any time by posting an updated version of the Terms and Conditions of Use on the Sites. Your continued use of these Sites constitutes your consent to the jurisdiction of the Tribe, including the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians Tribal Court. DO NOT USE THE SITES IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE.

2. NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE. The Sites may be used only for lawful purposes. Your access and use of these Sites is governed by all applicable federal, state, tribal and local laws. Transmission, distribution or storage of material or conduct in violation of any applicable local, state, provincial, federal, tribal or foreign law or regulation is prohibited. This includes, without limitation, any material that is obscene, defamatory or libelous, constitutes an illegal threat, violates rights of privacy or publicity, or infringes any third party’s intellectual property rights. As a condition of your use of the Sites, you represent and warrant that you will not use the Sites for any unlawful purpose or in violation of any provision of the Terms and Conditions of Use. You further represent and warrant that you will not use any device, software or other instrumentality to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Sites, and that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure. In addition, you represent and warrant that you will not use any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy our Sites or the content contained therein, without the prior written consent from an authorized Tribal representative (such consent is deemed given for standard search engine technology employed by Internet search web sites to direct Internet users to the Sites).

In the event of any unlawful or offensive use of content of the Sites, we reserve the right to modify or remove any and all content, functionality, and links contained on the Sites. If we determine, in our sole and absolute discretion, that you have violated any provision of the Terms and Conditions of Use or any applicable law, we may, at any time, terminate, restrict, or modify all or part of your access, times of availability, and required equipment and software for use of the Sites, and take any action in response to such violation.

3. CONTENT OF SITES. The content on these Sites is the property of the Tribe. While we strive to keep the content of the Sites up-to-date, we do not warrant or guarantee that the information appearing on the Sites is accurate, complete, reliable, or error-free. The Sites may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors regarding product and service descriptions, availability, dates and pricing. We reserve the right to correct or update any errors or omissions and to periodically change any information at our sole and absolute discretion without any prior notice to you. Nothing in these Sites shall be considered to be a binding offer by the Tribe, and we reserve the right to change any information posted on these Sites at any time for any reason without notice to you.

4. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS; LIMITED LICENSE.
a. Proprietary Content; Copyrights. You acknowledge that all rights, title and interest in and to all content on the Sites, including all information, data, video, audio, graphics, logos, button icons, software and other materials contained on or that make up the Sites, is the sole and exclusive property of the Tribe, and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.
b. Limited License. You may access the Sites’ content for your personal use only. You may not copy, upload, download, post, transmit, distribute, publish, display, perform, modify, or otherwise create derivative works from any of the content contained on the Sites, except you may print copies of our Sites for your personal use. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, and forms) of the Tribe or any Tribal Entity, including the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum, without the prior written consent of the Tribe. You may not use any metatags or any other “hidden text” utilizing our name, trademarks, service marks, or trade names without the prior written consent of the Tribe. You may not use our names, trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, slogans, or proprietary graphics as any part of a link without the prior written consent of the Tribe. Any unauthorized use terminates any license or permission granted by the Tribe. Except as expressly stated above, nothing contained herein shall be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to the content of the Sites.
c. Trademarks. All Tribal trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, slogans, and other identifying marks appearing on the Sites are the sole and exclusive property of the Tribe. You may not copy or use any of the Tribe’s marks or any marks confusingly similar to the Tribe’s marks without the prior written consent of the Tribe, nor may you use the Tribe’s marks in any manner that discredits or disparages the Tribe. All other trademarks not owned by the Tribe that appear on these Sites are the property of the respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by the Tribe.
d. Contributed Content. Except for personally identifiable information that we obtain from you [See Privacy Policy], any information you provide, including without limitation, any feedback, comments, suggestions and/or ideas you may submit to us, is hereby deemed NONCONFIDENTIAL and NONPROPRIETARY, and shall become the property of the Tribe, and may be used by us for any purpose without restriction or obligation. You represent and warrant that any content you submit to us (1) is accurate, (2) does not violate any law or infringe any third party’s intellectual property rights, and (3) contains no matter that is obscene, harassing, vulgar, defamatory or libelous, constitutes an illegal threat, or violates rights of privacy or publicity of a third party.
e. Access to Restricted Areas of the Sites. The Sites may provide you with the ability to use passwords, usernames, or other codes or devices to gain access to restricted portions of the Sites (“access codes”). The content contained in such restricted areas is confidential and is provided to you for your personal use only. We reserve the right to prohibit the use of such access codes on your behalf by third parties if we determine, in our sole and absolute discretion, that such use interferes with our Sites’ operation or results in commercial benefits for other entities to our detriment.

5. LINKS. The Sites may contain links to other web sites. All links to other web sites from the Sites are provided for convenience only. We are not responsible for, and do not endorse, the content, products, or services that may be contained on the linked web sites. We shall have no obligation or liability with respect to any access by you of any linked web sites, or for your use of any information, products, or services on the linked web sites. You should be aware that, when you enter a linked web site, you are subject to the privacy policies and terms and conditions of use which apply to that web site. Requests to post links to the Sites on other web sites should be directed to bpicker@aguacaliente.net. The Tribe expressly reserves its rights to take appropriate action against any entity that links to any Site without permission in a manner that violates any of the Tribe’s legal rights.

6. PRIVACY POLICY. The Tribe’s use of data collected via the Sites is governed by our Privacy Policy found at Privacy Policy

7. LIMITATION ON LIABILITY; LEGAL DISCLAIMER. ALL CONTENT CONTAINED ON THESE WEB SITES IS AVAILABLE TO YOU “AS IS,” WITH ALL FAULTS AND WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, AND ALL SUCH REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES ARE HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.USE OF THE SITES, AND ANY MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITES, IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE TRIBE HAS NO OBLIGATION OR LIABILITY WHATSOEVER IN CONNECTION WITH OR RESULTING FROM ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY OF THE CONTENT ON THESE SITES OR FOR ANY DISRUPTIONS THESE SITES MAY CAUSE, OR FOR ANY RELIANCE ON OR USE OF SUCH CONTENT BY YOU.IN NO EVENT SHALL TRIBE OR ANY OF ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE FOR ANY INJURY, LOSS, CLAIM, OR DAMAGES, INCLUDING ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST PROFITS OR LOST SAVINGS) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR ACCESS TO, OR USE OF, THE SITES, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, THE LAW OF YOUR STATE MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

8. CHANGES TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE. The Tribe may change the Terms and Conditions of Use at its sole and absolute discretion at any time. You should periodically revisit the Terms and Conditions of Use to be sure you are familiar with our current policies. Your use, and continued use, of the Sites (following modification to the Terms and Conditions of Use) will be conclusively deemed as acceptance of the Terms and Conditions of Use and any changes thereto.

9. POLICY FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT. If you believe that any content has been posted on the Sites in a manner that constitutes copyright infringement, please notify us by providing our Designated Copyright Agent with the written information: smcontent@aguacaliente.net.

10. MISCELLANEOUS. You agree that any dispute relating in any way to your visit to the Sites or items or services you purchase through the Sites shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in California. Arbitration under Terms and Conditions of Use shall be conducted according to the then prevailing rules of JAMS . The arbitrator(s) award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under this Terms and Conditions of Use shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to these Terms and Conditions of Use, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise. If the Tribe determines that a violation of the Terms and Conditions of Use has occurred, we may, in our sole and absolute discretion, pursue any of our legal remedies. However, the failure of the Tribe to exercise or enforce any right or provision of Terms and Conditions of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. In the event that any provision of Terms and Conditions of Use is determined to be unenforceable or invalid, such provision shall nonetheless be enforced to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and such determination shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any other remaining provisions. These Terms and Conditions of Use contain the entire agreement between us relating to the subject matter hereof, and supersede any prior understanding or agreements regarding the subject matter.