The Shop for Museums fundraising program is under reconstruction. On behalf of our participating museums and organizations, thank you for your support!

Terms of Service

PLEASE REVIEW THESE TERMS OF USE. BY USING THE SHOP FOR MUSEUMS WEBSITE, YOU AGREE TO FOLLOW AND BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS, PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS SITE.

Background

By using Shop For Museums, you have the opportunity to direct donations based on third party retailer transactions (“ Retailers”), in the form of merchant referral fees, to your choice of participating museums and related organizations listed on the Shop For Museums website.

Changes to Terms

Changes will be posted on the Shop For Museums website. We may also attempt to contact you via email if you have joined and shared your email address with us. Please check the Shop For Museums website and review this policy from time to time.

Please read these terms regularly, because they may change. Shop For Museums reserves the right to modify, add to or take away terms of use at any time. Changes will be posted on the Shop For Museums website. We may also attempt to contact you via email if you have joined and shared your email address with us. It is your responsibility to read and agree to term changes. When you use the site after the terms have changed, you agree to follow and be bound by the new terms.

Site Contents

Unless otherwise noted, you should assume everything you see or hear on the site (the “Contents”) is copyright, trademark, service mark, trade dress or other intellectual property owned or licensed by Shop For Museums. The Contents include images, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, trademarks, logos, text, software, sounds, music, the site as a whole, and any other materials at the site.

Shop For Museums may change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the site, including any features, services or Content at any time. Shop For Museums may restrict your access to certain features, services or Content at any time. Nothing on the site gives you any right, title or interest in any Content. You may not use or copy the underlying source code for software found on the site.

Your Use of the Site.

You agree to make only lawful use of the Shop For Museums site and agree to comply with all Shop For Museums’ posted policies and procedures. You agree to make no use of the site that violates anyone else's rights, including copyright, trademark, trade secret, privacy or other rights. You agree not to upload, post, transmit, distribute or otherwise publish on or to the site any materials containing a software virus or other harmful component. You agree not to publish any advertising or commercial material on the site. You agree not to publish any materials that are false, threatening, libelous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene or otherwise unlawful. You may not download or export software or technical data from the site in violation of United States export laws.

Shop For Museums is not responsible or liable for the conduct of any other person using the site, or for any false, threatening, libelous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene or otherwise unlawful materials published on the site by any other person.

Shop For Museums gives you the option to register or shop anonymously to protect your identity. Read the Privacy Policy for further information.

As a user, you are also given the opportunity to recommend a museum to join Shop For Museums. Shop For Museums accepts not-for-profit museums, parks, zoos, aquariums, and other related culturally or socially significant organizations. To respect the consent, privacy and reputation of our participating museums and organizations, all museum recommendations are screened and then manually accepted into the Shop For Museums fundraising program.

Donations.

The donations made on your behalf through Shop For Museums are made by way of merchant referral fees. They vary in amount from retailer to retailer. Donations are made by Shop For Museums. You may not assert or attempt to assert any tax benefit from the donations. You may not make any legal warranties or representations to any donation recipient regarding donations made on your behalf.

User Comments and Personal Information.

We welcome your comments regarding our site and our services. However, any comments, ideas, suggestions or other information you send to the site will not be treated as confidential or proprietary. Any comment, idea, suggestion or other information you transmit to us through the site will become the property of Shop For Museums. Shop For Museums will ask permission for use of any individual comments, stories, suggestions or other information before publishing anything on the website or in marketing materials.

Links to Other Sites.

The site contains links to third party sites, “Retailers.” You recognize that Shop For Museums does not control, operate or endorse any products made available by the retailers. All linked sites are provided as a convenience. Your use of linked sites is governed by the terms and conditions of such sites and is at your sole risk. The Retailer site links do not constitute Shop For Museums’s endorsement of any third party, its web site, its company operations, or its goods and services. Shop For Museums and retailers are independent contractors, without authority of any kind to make any commitments or representations of the other party. Shop For Museums is not responsible for any linked sites, services or other materials linked to or from the site, and disclaims all liability for any injury you may suffer by using such materials. If you have concerns regarding a site linked to or from the site, please direct them to the owner or operator of the linked site.

You may not create hyperlinks to the site that portray Shop For Museums in a false or misleading light. You may not use “framing” or similar techniques to enclose any portion of the site.
Shop For Museums lists various retailer links, sales, ads, coupons and discount offers, on the website to encourage transactions with third party retailers. However, Shop For Museums is not held liable for any instance where the retailer chooses not to honor a transaction, including, but not limited to, an outdated coupon or offer, and will not be held responsible to pay out donations on transactions where merchandise is returned, unresolved merchant-shopper disputes exist or on monies never received by Shop For Museums.

Disclaimers.

YOU USE THE SHOP FOR MUSEUMS SITE AT YOUR OWN RISK. TO THE EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, SHOP FOR MUSEUMS MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES CONCERNING THE SITE.

SHOP FOR MUSEUMS PROVIDES THIS SITE, ALL CONTENTS AND ALL SERVICES "AS IS." SHOP FOR MUSEUMS DISCLAIMS ALL EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, QUIET ENJOYMENT, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT.

SHOP FOR MUSEUMS, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, OWNERS, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, LICENSEES AND LICENSORS, SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES RELATED TO YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE. THESE DAMAGES MAY INCLUDE, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, COMPENSATORY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS OR LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, EVEN IF SHOP FOR MUSEUMS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or the limitation of consequential damages, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you.

If you are dissatisfied with the site, any Contents or any of these terms, we would like to hear from you. However, your only legal remedy is to stop using the site.

Indemnification.

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Shop For Museums and its officers, directors, owners, agents, employees, affiliates, licensees and licensors, from and against any and all claims, damages, costs and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising from or related to your use of the site or your violation of any of these terms.

Miscellaneous.

These terms shall be construed according to Oregon law, without regard to provisions governing conflicts of laws. Only the state and federal courts in Oregon shall resolve any dispute arising under or relating to the terms, the Contents, use of the site, or products or services purchased using the site. When you use the site, you consent to the jurisdiction and venue of these courts for any such dispute.
If a court finds any provision of the terms to be unenforceable, that provision will be enforced to the maximum extent permitted to effect the intent of the Terms. The rest of the Terms shall remain in full force.
These terms are the whole agreement between you and Shop For Museums relating to the site. Any other agreements between you and Shop For Museums regarding the same subject matter are superseded and have no effect.

Termination.


If you fail to comply with these terms, Shop For Museums automatically (without notice to you) withdraws its consent to your use of the site. However, your obligations under these terms will continue, including restrictions regarding the Content, disclaimers and liability limitations. If you lose the right to use the site, you must promptly destroy all Content and copies of Content that you downloaded or obtained from this Site.