Privacy Policy

Introduction

The information contained on this web site is provided as a service by The Great Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum of Natural History, and it is not intended to provide legal advice or analysis. Users with questions about the law should seek the advice of counsel or should consult state and local authorities for variations, amendments, updates or any other changes or modifications in local and state law. Local laws may differ from State laws.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY

YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO RESTRICT OR TERMINATE YOUR ACCESS TO THE SITE OR ANY FEATURE OR PART THEREOF AT ANY TIME. THE GREAT PLAINS ZOO & DELBRIDGE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AS TO THE ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE REGARDING SUCH SUBJECT MATTER. IF YOU DOWNLOAD ANY MATERIAL FROM THIS SITE, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK. YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM THE GREAT PLAINS ZOO & DELBRIDGE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DOWNLOAD, COPY, ALTER OR IN ANY WAY, DUPLICATE ANY CONTENT APPEARING ON THIS WEB SITE, OR TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS WEB SITE, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE GREAT PLAINS ZOO & DELBRIDGE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK PROSECUTION AND/OR DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT NEITHER THE GREAT PLAINS ZOO & DELBRIDGE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY NOR OR ANY OF ITS SUBSIDIARIES OR THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES RELATING TO OR RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE OR ANY OTHER SITE YOU ACCESS THROUGH A LINK FROM THIS SITE OR FROM ANY ACTIONS WE TAKE OR FAIL TO TAKE AS A RESULT OF ELECTRONIC MAIL MESSAGES YOU SEND US. THESE INCLUDE DAMAGES FOR ERRORS, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DEFECTS, DELAYS, COMPUTER VIRUSES, YOUR LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO AND ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS AND DATA, AND OTHER TANGIBLE AND INTANGIBLE LOSSES. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES REGARDLESS OF WHETHER DAMAGES ARE CLAIMED UNDER THE TERMS OF A CONTRACT OR DUE TO NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER WE OR OUR REPRESENTATIVES HAVE BEEN NEGLIGENT OR ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

SITE POLICY – Terms of Service

This site is operated by The Great Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum of Natural History. Throughout the site, the terms “greatplainszoo.org,” “GPZDM,?? “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to The Great Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum of Natural History. When you use this site, you agree to the terms of service that follow. If you do not agree to these terms, please immediately cease use of this site.

Visitor Privacy

We are committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to this site. Accordingly, at this site we do not collect personally identifying information from users unless they provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly. When you visit our site, your browser automatically sends us an IP (Internet Protocol) address and certain other information (including the type of browser you use). We may use this IP address and other information to give you access to the site and otherwise administer the site. In certain parts of the site, we may ask you to provide us with your name or other information so that we can provide you with information you request. You are under no obligation to provide us with this information, but without it, we may not be able to provide you the service you request. The site also includes certain features that allow you to communicate with us by electronic mail or otherwise. If you choose to use our “Contact Us” feature, you will provide us your e-mail address and other information we may deem necessary in order to reply to your electronic mail message. You are responsible, if you choose to use these communication features, for providing personally identifying information to us with your e-mail message (such as your name or street address). When you provide any personally identifying information to us, you communicate that you are knowingly and voluntarily providing us the information. We will not use such information for marketing purposes, but we may respond to the electronic mail messages you send us and use such information for any other business purpose. We try to make sure that the personally identifying information you provide us remains private. We will not sell, rent, trade or otherwise disclose the personally identifying information you provide to anyone outside of the GPZDM, its affiliates, successors and our contractors providing services to us (but in that case information is disclosed only for purposes of providing those services) unless we are required by law or have a good faith basis for believing that you are in violation of these policies or federal, state or local laws. Please be aware, however, that it may be possible for others to read messages that you send over the Internet, so do not send by e-mail any information that you would like to keep confidential. You also should be aware that we collect certain usage information about our site, such as the number and frequency of visitors to certain parts of the site. This data is used only in the aggregate and does not include any personally identifying information. When you use the site, you consent to the transmission of your personally identifying information to us and to its use as described herein.

Other Information You Submit

If you use the communication features of this site to provide us with information other than personally identifying information, including suggestions about the site, product and advertising ideas, and any other such information, that information will belong to us and may be used, reproduced, modified, distributed and disclosed by us in any manner we choose, without paying compensation to you.

Links

This site includes links to other sites, some of them operated by affiliates of the GPZDM and some of them operated by other third parties. These links are provided as a convenience to you and as an additional avenue of access to the information contained therein. We have not reviewed all of the information on other sites and we are not responsible for the content of any other sites or any products or services that may be offered through other sites. Third party sites may contain information with which the GPZDM does or does not agree. Inclusion of links to other sites should not be viewed as an endorsement of the content of linked sites. Different terms and conditions may apply to your use of any linked sites.

Use of Material from this Site

This site (including all its contents) is the property of the GPZDM or its licensors and is protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of the United States and other countries. We authorize you to browse through the site and print and download copies of material on the site for your personal, non-commercial use only, unless it is expressly stated otherwise, so long as you do not remove any copyright or other notices that appear on the material you print or download. You agree that you will not otherwise copy, display or transmit any material on the site in any manner or medium. You also agree not to modify, sell, broadcast or distribute any material on the site, including by uploading the material or otherwise making the material available online.

Trademarks

This site features trademarks and service marks and other logos that are the property of or are licensed to the GPZDM. The site may also include trademarks or service marks of third parties. All these trademarks and service marks are the property of their respective owners, and you agree not to use or display them in any manner without the prior written permission of the applicable trademark or service mark owner.

Jurisdiction

This site is operated in the United States. The laws of the South Dakota govern these terms and conditions and your use of the site, and you irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in South Dakota for any action to enforce these terms and conditions. We recognize that it is possible for you to obtain access to this site from any jurisdiction in the world, but we have no practical ability to prevent such access. This site has been designed to comply with the laws of South Dakota and of the United States. If any material on this site, or your use of the site, is contrary to the laws of the place where you are when you access it, the site is not intended for you, and we ask you not to use the site. You are responsible for informing yourself of the laws of your jurisdiction and complying with them.

Change of Service

We reserve the right, at our complete discretion, to change these terms and conditions at any time by posting revised Terms on the site. It is your responsibility to check periodically for any changes we may make to these terms and conditions. Your continued use of this site following the posting of changes to these terms or other policies means you accept the changes.

ZOOCAMP POLICY

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Registration cancellations must be made IN WRITING at least two weeks prior to the date of the event. Upon receipt of the cancellation, 75% of the fee will be returned. No refunds will be made two weeks prior to the event or after it has begun.

Authority to Photograph/Video

By registering a child up for ZooCamp classes, it is agreed you hereby give permission for the registered participant to be photographed and/or videotaped for future publications, promotional materials, or educational materials as appropriate.

Consent

By registering a child for ZooCamp, you hereby give consent for the registered participant to take part in GPZDM’s activity. It is agreed that you understand that he/she may touch zoo animals and, although closely supervised, there is risk of injury from animal contact. You agree you understand the risks inherent in these activities, and declare that you will not hold the GPZDM or its instructors, volunteers, or employees, the City of Sioux Falls, or the Department of Parks and Recreation responsible for any injury which may be suffered by the participant arising out of or in any way connected with this activity.