Terms of Use

Last updated: 9/5/2012

Welcome to the arcadenw.org website (the "Site"). The Site is owned and operated by Northwest Architectural League, dba ARCADE, a Washington nonprofit entity ("ARCADE"). ARCADE's mission is to create opportunities — in print, online, in the community — for sharing ideas about design, culture and the built environment. ARCADE publishes a quarterly magazine; hosts events and provides a curated calendar of Northwest design and art happenings.

By visiting the Site, you accept and agree to these Terms of Use, whether you access the Site through a personal computer, mobile device or any other technology, so please read the Terms of Use carefully. ARCADE reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use from time to time, effective upon posting to the Site, and your access to or use of the Site at any time constitutes acceptance of the Terms of Use in effect at that time.

Privacy

ARCADE's Privacy Policy also governs your access to and use of the Site and information you provide or ARCADE collects on or through the Site, and is incorporated into these Terms of Use by reference. Please review the Privacy Policy to learn about information ARCADE collects and how it uses and discloses such information. The Site is not directed at children, and ARCADE will not knowingly collect personally-identifiable information from any child under age 13.

Copyright and Trademarks

The Site and its content are the property of ARCADE or its licensors and are protected under copyright and other laws. ARCADE, and other names, trademarks and logos used for ARCADE's products, services and publications are ARCADE's trademarks and may not be used without ARCADE's prior written permission. Other product and company names on the Site may be subject to trademark or other rights of third parties, which may or may not be affiliated with ARCADE.

Visitor Submissions

The Site may include comments, event notices and other materials or content posted or submitted by visitors to the Site ("Submissions"). You acknowledge that such visitor Submissions are not endorsed by ARCADE and do not reflect the opinion, recommendation or advice of ARCADE in any manner, and agree that ARCADE is not responsible for, and has no liability in connection with, the Submissions. If you believe that any content on the Site violates these Terms of Use, any law or any right of a third party, please let us know.

You warrant that you have the unrestricted right to post or submit any Submission you post or submit and to grant ARCADE the rights in each Submission granted under these Terms of Use, and that your Submissions are not and will not be illegal, obscene, invasive of privacy, threatening or defamatory or contain any virus, corrupt data or "spam." You agree to indemnify ARCADE against all claims and liability resulting from or in connection with your Submissions. You also agree not to use any false email address, impersonate any person or otherwise mislead as to the origin of any Submission.

You grant ARCADE an irrevocable, worldwide, nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual and fully sub-licensable and transferable right, but not the obligation, to (a) publish, distribute, display, copy, modify and otherwise use any Submissions you post or submit, in any media now known or hereafter developed; and (b) use the name and any other personal information that you post or submit in connection with each Submission, in ARCADE's discretion.

Access To and Use Of the Site

You may display the Site content on a computer screen or mobile device and download and print a single copy of the Site content solely for your personal, non-commercial use and provided that you do not delete or modify any copyright or other proprietary notice. Any other copying, use, distribution, transmission or modification of the Site or its content, including, without limitation, data mining or framing or publication of any article or other content from the Site, requires ARCADE's prior written consent. You agree not to access or use the Site in any manner that would adversely affect the Site's resources or the availability of the Site to others; violate any local, state, national or international law; or delete or modify any content on the Site.

ARCADE has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor Submissions and to modify or remove any Submission at any time, in ARCADE's sole discretion. You acknowledge that ARCADE is not responsible for, and assumes no liability for, any Submissions or other content posted by you or any third party. You may link to the Site for non-commercial purposes only, or as ARCADE may otherwise agree in writing, provided that you remove any such link promptly upon request by ARCADE.

Infringement

If you believe any Submission or any other content on the Site infringes any person's copyright or other proprietary interest, please provide the following information, in writing and signed by you, to the ARCADE Copyright Agent at the address listed below:

  • A description of the allegedly infringing content and of the copyrighted work which you believe is infringed, including an assertion that you either own such copyright interest, or are the authorized agent of the owner.
  • Your address, telephone number and email address.
  • Your statement that you have a good-faith belief that the use of the identified content is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or by law.
  • Your statement, made under penalty of perjury, that all information you have provided in the notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or the authorized agent of the copyright owner.
  • Your electronic or physical signature.
ARCADE Copyright Agent:

Kelly Rodriguez
Northwest Architectural League, dba ARCADE
1201 Alaskan Way
Pier 56, Ste 200
Seattle, WA 98101

Phone: (206) 971-5596
Fax (206) 623-7005
[email protected]

Electronic Communication

By signing up for the ARCADE newsletter, you agree that ARCADE may collect and use your email and other information you provide to administer and deliver the newsletter and notify you about programs and special events. You may cancel your subscription to the newsletter at any time by contacting ARCADE at [email protected].

By accessing or visiting the Site, signing up for the ARCADE newsletter, sending an email to ARCADE or otherwise communicating through the Site, you are communicating with ARCADE electronically, and you agree to receive electronic communication from ARCADE, including by email and by posting to the Site. You agree that any electronic communication from ARCADE satisfies any legal requirement that such communication must be in writing. You also agree that any communication or materials you provide to ARCADE or the Site, whether by posting to the Site, email or otherwise, are and will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary, and that ARCADE will have the perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide right, but not the obligation, to copy, disclose, transmit, publish, modify and otherwise use anything you post or submit.

Links and Advertising

The Site may include links to websites owned or operated by third parties. Such links are provided as a convenience to visitors and are not an endorsement of any such website or any product or service or an indication of affiliation with the owner or operator of the website. ARCADE is not responsible for the content of any other website or any products or services offered by or through any third party website, or the practices of its owner or operator, including any website advertising on the Site.

Donations and About Network for Good

You can donate to ARCADE here. ARCADE uses the services of Network for Good for online donations. Network for Good charges a modest fee for processing your donation to ARCADE; but in return they provide a secure server and save ARCADE administrative time and costs. Network for Good is a "donor-advised fund" — that is, a nonprofit 501(c)3 that collects donations and distributes the donations to other nonprofit 501(c)s as recommended by the donor, provided that they are in good standing with the Internal Revenue Service. Donations made through Network for Good will appear on your credit card statement as "Network for Good." If you have any questions, please contact ARCADE at the contact information provided below.

Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

ARCADE HAS NO LIABILITY TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE OR SPECIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ACCESS OR USE OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE THE SITE OR ITS CONTENT OR OTHERWISE RELATING TO THE SITE OR ITS CONTENT, EVEN IF ARCADE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THE SITE AND ALL CONTENT CONTAINED IN OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. ARCADE DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR THAT THE CONTENT IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE, OR ERROR-FREE. YOU AGREE THAT YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE SITE OR ITS CONTENT IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE.

BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CERTAIN DAMAGES, SOME OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS, ARCADE'S LIABILITY IS LIMITED AND WARRANTIES ARE EXCLUDED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, AND ARCADE'S TOTAL CUMULATIVE LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH OR RELATING TO YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SITE SHALL NOT EXCEED $10.00.

General

The Site is controlled and operated by ARCADE from its headquarters in Seattle, Washington, USA. ARCADE makes no representation that any content on the Site is appropriate or available for use in other locations. You are solely responsible for ensuring that your access to and use of the Site complies with all applicable laws of your jurisdiction. ARCADE reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Site, or discontinue the Site, the newsletter or the ARCADE journal, in whole or in part, at any time and without notice.

These Terms of Use, as they may be amended from time to time, set forth the entire understanding of you and ARCADE as to the subject matter hereof. The Terms of Use shall be construed under the laws of the State of Washington without regard for its conflict of laws principles. You irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of, and venue in, the courts located in King County, Washington for all disputes arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use and/or the Site, the ARCADE newsletter or the ARCADE journal. If any provision of these Terms of Use is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, the remainder shall remain in full force and effect and all provisions shall be enforced to the fullest extent permitted by law. Any waiver of any provision of these Terms of Use by ARCADE must be in writing and shall not constitute a continuing waiver or a waiver of any other provision. A printed version of these Terms of Use and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to these Terms of Use to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.

Questions about these Terms of Use or the Site? Please contact:

Kelly Rodriguez
ARCADE
1201 Alaskan Way
Pier 56, Ste 200
Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: (206) 971-5596
[email protected]