TERMS OF SERVICE
Terms of Service for Fellowship of
the Outdoors, Inc.
By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.
2. Use License
Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on Fellowship of the Outdoors, Inc.’s web site for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not modify or copy the materials;use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for
any public display (commercial or non-commercial);attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software
contained on Fellowship of the Outdoors, Inc.’s web site;remove any copyright or other proprietary notations
from the materials; ortransfer the materials to another person or “mirror”
the materials on any other server.This license shall automatically terminate if you
violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Fellowship of
the Outdoors, Inc. at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these
materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any
downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed
The materials on Fellowship of the Outdoors, Inc.’s web
site are provided “as is”. Fellowship of the Outdoors, Inc. makes no
warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all
other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or
conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or
non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights.
Further, Fellowship of the Outdoors, Inc. does not warrant or make any
representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of
the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to
such materials or on any sites linked to this site.
In no event shall Fellowship of the
Outdoors, Inc. or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without
limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,)
arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Fellowship of the
Outdoors, Inc.’s Internet site, even if Fellowship of the Outdoors, Inc. or a
Fellowship of the Outdoors, Inc. authorized representative has been notified
orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some
jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of
liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not
apply to you.
5. Revisions and Errata
The materials appearing on
Fellowship of the Outdoors, Inc.’s web site could include technical,
typographical, or photographic errors. Fellowship of the Outdoors, Inc. does
not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete,
or current. Fellowship of the Outdoors, Inc. may make changes to the materials
contained on its web site at any time without notice. Fellowship of the
Outdoors, Inc. does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.
Fellowship of the Outdoors, Inc. has
not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not
responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link
does not imply endorsement by Fellowship of the Outdoors, Inc. of the site. Use
of any such linked web site is at the user’s own risk.
Fellowship of the Outdoors, Inc. may
this web site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these
Terms and Conditions of Use.
8. Governing Law
Any claim relating to Fellowship of
the Outdoors, Inc.’s web site shall be governed by the laws of the State of
Texas without regard to its conflict of law provisions.
General Terms and Conditions are applicable
to Use of a Web Site.
9. Obligations of Membership
Obligations of Membership are stated
in this agreement in full detail with an expectation for changes being made on
an ongoing basis knowing the consistent growth of the organization, its members
and the outdoor industry in general. For purposes of this agreement Fellowship
of the Outdoors, Inc. headquartered in Dallas, Texas will be referred to as
“FOTO” and the members of Fellowship of the Outdoors, Inc. will be referred to
All purchases are final. Refunds are
only available with approval by a Member of the Board of Directors of FOTO.
Membership of FOTO is a privilege,
and it is an expectation of not only the Board of Directors but also the
membership of FOTO, our sponsors, the venues that host our events, the
speakers, and all parties involved that we abide by the following rules and
regulations. If any of these rules and regulations are not abided by or if by
majority vote the Board of Directors of FOTO chooses to terminate someone’s
membership the Board of Directors of FOTO retains that right to do so at any
time. Below are the expectations of membership:
dues must be received prior to Member’s attendance at any event.Payment/Membership
dues do not entitle Member to a specific, certain number of events;
rather, Membership gives Member access and the ability to attend all FOTO
events in a given calendar year. If Member chooses not to attend one or
more events, that is at their discretion and does not entitle the Member
to a full or partial refund.FOTO
is not responsible for sending receipts or documentation to Member. FOTO
is responsible for keeping track of whether Member are paid in full and
their current Membership status.All
Members of FOTO and their guests must be over the age of 21. FOTO is not
responsible for monitoring the consumption of alcoholic beverages, tobacco
products, drugs of any kind, or illegal substances by Member or its
does not control, and is not responsible for, the conduct of its Members.
It is each individual Member’s responsibility to comply with these
obligations, to behave in accordance with the rules of the venue where the
FOTO events are held, and to abide by the laws of the state of Texas and
other states where events affiliated with FOTO are held. Members are fully
responsible for the conduct of their guests.By
joining FOTO and/or attending a FOTO event, Member and their guest(s)
hereby release waive and discharge FOTO, including its officers, agents,
employees, managers, independent contractors, parent organizations,
subsidiaries, affiliates, speakers, hosts, and hosts’ personnel (“Releasees”)
from, and agrees and covenants not to sue Releasees for, any claim,
liability, or demand of any kind or on account of any personal injury,
temporary or permanent disability, death, illness, exposure to
pathogens/disease, property damage, or other damages, whether caused by
the negligence of Releasees or otherwise, resulting from, related to, or
in any way associated with Member and/or its guest(s)’ participation in
any of the activities at a FOTO event or meeting. Further, Member and its
guest(s) agree and covenant to indemnify Releasees for, and hold Releasees
harmless, from any such claims, liabilities or demands, and from any
claims, liabilities or demands that result or arise from Member or its
guest(s)’ attendance at or participation in a FOTO event.Member
and its guest(s) further HEREBY VOLUNTARILY ASSUME ALL RISKS of personal
injury, including, but not limited to, temporary or permanent disability,
death, property damage, illness, exposure to pathogens/disease, economic
losses, and/or other damages to Member and/or its guest(s) resulting from
or in any way associated with participation in any FOTO event or meeting. By joining FOTO and/or participating in a FOTO
event, Member confirms that it has read and understands these obligations,
which include a RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY, ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND
INDEMNITY AGREEMENT, and that it acknowledges and agrees to their terms.
Welcome to the official Fellowship
of the Outdoors, Inc. (FOTO) website. This website is owned and operated by
Fellowship of the Outdoors, Inc. (FOTO) headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
FOTO values the members and other
visitors who frequent our website. As such, we are committed to protecting the
privacy of information you share with us. The following describes the
information that may be collected from you when you make use of this site and
how we may use this information. A special section for children under the age
of 13 is included below in Section B. By availing yourself of the pages on this
Personal Information Voluntarily Provided on this
website, FOTO collects only personal information voluntarily provided by
visitors to the site, such as name, address, phone numbers, e-mail
addresses, age and credit card data. Such personal information voluntarily
supplied by members is used to establish or renew membership, distribute
FOTO publications, communicate fundraising solicitations, and offer other
general information. The information is also used to contact members, as
that non-personal information may be automatically collected by FOTO
through the use of “cookies.” “Cookies” are small text files a website can
use to recognize repeat visitors, facilitate the visitor’s ongoing access
to and use of the site, and allow a site to track usage behavior and
compile aggregate data that will allow content improvement. Cookies are
not programs that come onto a visitor’s system and damage files.
Generally, cookies work by assigning a unique number to the visitor that
has no meaning outside the assigning site. If a visitor does not want the
procedure in most browsers that allows the visitor to deny or accept the
cookie feature. FOTO uses “cookie” technology only to obtain non-personal
information from its online visitors in order to improve the visitor’s
online experience and facilitate the visit within our site.
FOTO acknowledges that children may
visit the FOTO website and encourages parents, guardians and teachers to always
monitor children’s online activities. Consistent with the Children’s Online
Privacy Protection Act of 1998, FOTO does not actively solicit or knowingly
collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of
13 without prior parental consent. Persons under the age of 13 must obtain
their parent’s permission before sending any information about themselves or
anyone else to the FOTO website.
If, with a parent’s consent,
information is collected from a child under the age of 13, that information
will be used only for purposes of establishing or renewing FOTO youth
membership, or distributing newsletters or other member communications.
Information from children under 13 will not be transferred to any third
parties. Parents have the right to see the information collected from their
child, revoke the consent to collect, and/or ask that information about their
child be deleted from the site’s database.
FOTO has adopted a policy that
requires that no information collected about members or guests who visit the
FOTO website shall be rented, sold or exchanged to third parties without the
approval of the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors may elect to rent,
sell or exchange data with third parties if such activities are in the best
interest of FOTO and will further its mission.
If at any time FOTO is required by
law to release information gathered through the website for the purpose of
fraud reduction, credit risk reduction, and/or any other legal matter, we
reserve the right to share that information with legal authorities or other
companies assisting for that purpose.
This site contains links to other
sites. FOTO is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those
information supplied to FOTO is only used for purchasing or renewing
memberships, purchasing FOTO merchandise or making donations to FOTO. If credit
card information is transmitted to FOTO, such information is encrypted and
verified through BluePay or PayPal or other payment methods authorized by Shopify
when transmitted to FOTO. However, it is important for you to know that data
transmission over the Internet is not 100% secure. While FOTO makes every
effort, it cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted.
Refund Policy of Fellowship of the
All purchases are final. Refunds are
only available with approval by a member of the Board of Directors of
Fellowship of the Outdoors, Inc. For more information feel free to contact us