Last updated on September 2018
Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC), headquartered in Centennial, CO, and any person (“You”)
accessing this Site with respect to your use of this Site.
“Site” refers to collectively herein as arvc.org and the ARVC online community, powered by the Ning
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have read, understand, and agree to be bound by all the terms contained in this agreement as a
condition of your continuing access, view or use of this Site; and that you agree to comply
all applicable laws and regulations governing your activities on this Site; and that you are at
least thirteen (13) years old or that you have the permission of your parent or guardian to use
this Site. This Site and any of its services are provided subject to compliance with these terms and
conditions of use. Using this Site also constitutes your acceptance of the most current version of
of Copyright and Intellectual Property Infringement described elsewhere, both of which are incorporated
By accessing, viewing or using any part of the Site, you expressly agree to and consent to be bound by
all of the terms of this Agreement. If you do not agree to all of the terms of this Agreement, you do
not have ARVC‘s permission to access, view, use or link to any part of the Site. Any such unauthorized
use violates ARVC’s rights in the Site and is strictly prohibited.
If you have any questions about these terms, please contact:
National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC)
9085 E. Mineral Circle, Suite 200 Centennial, CO 80112
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forth in this Agreement, ARVC agrees to provide you with a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive
right to access, view, use and link to the Site.
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the Site and provide certain personal information.
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password and, at its discretion, require you to change it. If you use a password that ARVC considers
insecure, ARVC will be entitled to require the password to be changed and/or terminate your account.
You agree that you will be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and for
any activity of anyone gaining access through your account or by use of your login and passwords, whether
or not directly authorized by you.
Please note that the ARVC online community is powered by Your Membership. Your Membership has its own
ARVC online community, you agree also to abide by the terms and conditions of the Your Membership Terms
of Use, as well as all other applicable Your Membership policies.
ARVC is not responsible for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with the provisions
of this section.
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using the Site - all materials, information, and content, including text, pictures, graphics, software, products,
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(collectively “Content”) are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, trade secrets, and/or
other proprietary rights and laws and that all right, title and interest in and to all such Content are owned by
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You may print or download one unmodified copy of Content from the Site for your personal, noncommercial use, provided
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You may not "mirror" any Content contained on the Site on any other server without prior written permission from ARVC
and may not engage in “framing” any Content contained on the Site on or through another website without prior
written permission from ARVC.
Except as expressly stated above, or as permitted through written agreement with ARVC, you may not reproduce, duplicate,
copy, sell, trade, resell or exploit for any commercial or noncommercial purposes, any Content, in whole or in part,
use of the Site, and/or access to the Site.
You agree to abide by any and all additional copyright notices, information, or restrictions contained in any part
of the Site. No right to use, copy, publish, transmit or modify the copyrighted Content, message or non-literal
elements of the Site including, without limitation, its “look and feel” is granted to you; all such rights are
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Use of Site
You shall be solely responsible for the security, confidentiality, integrity, and use of all messages and/or the content
that you upload, submit, post, e-mail, or otherwise transmit using the Site or services (“User Content”). Likewise, you
are responsible for respecting ARVC’s and third parties' rights with respect to Content that appears on the Site and not
to download, e-mail, or otherwise transmit such Content in violation of ARVC’s and third parties' rights. ARVC IS NOT
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You agree not to:
Submit, upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit any User Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret,
copyright, or other proprietary material of any person or entity.
Submit, upload, post, e-mail, or otherwise transmit any User Content that is illegal, harmful, threatening, abusive,
harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, pornographic, sexually explicit, invasive of another's
privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically, or otherwise offensive.
Impersonate another person or entity, including without limitation, a representative of ARVC or its officers, directors,
employees, or agents; falsely represent or misrepresent your affiliation with another person or entity; or forge headers
or otherwise manipulate identifiers that would disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Site or services.
Submit, upload, post, e-mail, or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials,
including without limitation, initiation or perpetuation of any spam, junk mail, or any other potentially objectionable
form of unsolicited communication.
Use the Site or services for any purpose or in any manner that violates any local, state, or federal law or regulation.
Directly or indirectly, intentionally or otherwise disrupt or interfere with the Site or services.
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files, or programs designed or known to disable, interrupt, or limit the functionality of any computer hardware,
computer software, or telecommunications equipment or facilities.
Submit, upload, post, e-mail, or otherwise transmit without authorization any material that contains personal or private
information concerning any third-party person or entity, including without limitation, phone number(s) or addresses, credit/debit cards,
calling cards, account numbers, social security numbers, passwords, or other similar information.
Use any kind of device, code or automated tool, including but not limited to scripts, bots and other software, to try
to collect information from the Site to break into any of its servers, to circumvent or overcome the security features
of the Site or any other ARVC service.
State and Federal antitrust laws and regulations apply to any communications on the ARVC Exchange. Your communications are
your responsibility, and you should consult legal counsel with respect to your activities on this Exchange.
Without limiting the forgoing, in order to avoid illegal collusion or the appearance of such, discussion of the following
topics is strictly prohibited among ARVC members:
- Current, near-past or imminent pricing, costs or discounts.
- Profit margins.
- Credit policies or terms of sale.
- Terms offered to particular customers.
- Future business plans.
- Bidding tactics.
- Specific customers or suppliers.
- A boycott of any person or business.
- Allocation or division of markets, territories or customers.
- Wages and salaries paid by participants.
- The timing of a price increase or decrease.
- Any other competitively sensitive topic.
Please immediately inform ARVC of any violation of this policy. ARVC reserves the right to remove any posts it believes may
be in violation of this policy. ARVC assumes no liability for your use of this exchange or your violation of any laws or
regulations, including antitrust laws.
Grant of License
In the event you post or submit User Content to the Site, you grant ARVC and its affiliates, a perpetual, worldwide,
royalty-free, non-exclusive license to use, copy, reproduce, display, adapt, modify, publish, translate, transmit, distribute,
have distributed, publicly perform, publicly display, and promote the User Content, or any part thereof, with the right to
sublicense the same, in any and all formats now known or hereinafter used.
You warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights in and to the User Content, or are otherwise
authorized to reproduce and distribute the User Content and grant ARVC the license provided above; that you have retained
all copyright and other notices necessary for obtaining permissions to reprint any third party Content; and that public posting
and/or the licensed use of your User Content by ARVC will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party.
Links to other websites
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such links are provided for your convenience and do not reflect any endorsement by ARVC with respect to the provider of
such linked site or the quality, reliability or any other characteristic or feature of such linked site and Hyperlinks are
to be accessed at your own risk.
ARVC makes no representations or warranties about the content, completeness or accuracy of these hyperlinks or the sites
hyperlinked to this Site. Further, the inclusion of any hyperlink to a third-party site does not necessarily imply endorsement
by ARVC of that site.
Notice of Intellectual Property Infringement or other Violations
You agree not to upload or transmit any communications or User Content of any type that infringes or violates any rights of
any party. It is our policy not to permit materials made known to us to be infringing to remain on the Site. ARVC has made
every effort to secure appropriate clearances for all proprietary intellectual properties used on this Site.
If you believe any material on this Site is infringing, please contact us immediately. Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright
Act, DMCA, we have registered an agent to receive copyright claims (“Designated Agent”). You may notify us of alleged intellectual
property rights infringement by contacting our Designated Agent as specified in more detail in our Notice and Procedure for Making
Claims of Copyright and Intellectual Property Infringement.
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OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, QUIET ENJOYMENT, TITLE, DATA ACCURACY, SYSTEM INTEGRATION, OR COMPATIBILITY, UPTIME, AND INFORMATIONAL CONTENT.
ARVC AND ITS LICENSORS DO NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE OPERATION OF THE SITE, THE USE, VALIDITY, ACCURACY OR
RELIABILITY OF, OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE CONTENT OF THE SITE OR ANY OTHER WEBSITES LINKED TO THE SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED
TO: THAT THE CONTENT IS ACCURATE, RELIABLE, COMPLETE, OR CORRECT OR THAT IT WILL MEET YOUR NEEDS OR REQUIREMENTS; THAT THE SITE WILL BE
AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION; OR THAT THE CONTENT, SITE AND SOFTWARE THEREIN ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL
COMPONENTS. THE MATERIALS ON THIS SITE MAY BE OUT OF DATE, AND ARVC MAKES NO COMMITMENT TO UPDATE THE MATERIALS OR CONTENT ON THE SITE.
ARVC DOES NOT AND CANNOT GUARANTEE OR WARRANT THAT THE FILES AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOADING FROM THE SITE, IF ANY, WILL BE FREE FROM INFECTION,
VIRUSES, WORMS, TROJAN HORSES, OR OTHER CODE THAT MANIFEST CONTAMINATING OR DESTRUCTIVE PROPERTIES. ARVC DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE,
SOFTWARE, OR CONTENT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT ANY DEFECTS IN THESE SITES, SOFTWARE, AND CONTENT WILL BE CORRECTED. YOUR
USE OF THE SITE IS SOLELY AT YOUR RISK. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM ARVC SHALL CREATE ANY
WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THESE TERMS. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT PERMIT THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES, THESE EXCLUSIONS
MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, EXCEPT THAT ARVC’s LIABILITY IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Limitation of
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PUNITIVE, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, OR
OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF ARVC HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE, INABILITY
TO USE, OR RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THE SITE, ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO OR FROM THE SITE, THE CONTENT, SOFTWARE OR OTHER INFORMATION CONTAINED
IN OR ON THE SITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, STATUTE, REGULATIONS, TORT (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE) OR ANY OTHER
LEGAL THEORY. IF YOUR USE OF THE SITE RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION OF EQUIPMENT OR DATA, YOU ASSUME ALL COSTS THEREOF.
SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY
TO YOU, EXCEPT THAT ARVC’S LIABILITY IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless ARVC, its officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, successors, assigns and
related or affiliated organizations, form all liabilities, claims and expenses, including attorney’s fees, which arise from your use or misuse
ARVC reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you, in
which event you shall cooperate with ARVC in asserting any available defenses.
Notice of Changes
the right to add to, change, or terminate the services offered on this Site at any time. You understand and agree that ARVC may from time
to time establish and revise practices and limitations concerning your use of the Site and services offered on the Site. You must periodically
Termination This Agreement is effective upon your access or use of the Site and shall continue in full force until terminated. ARVC reserves
the right to monitor content, including User Content, on this Site and any ARVC online platform or service and to remove content, disable
Sites, or suspend or terminate services if ARVC, in its discretion, determines such content or user practices are harmful, offensive, or
this Site, with or without notice.
Cause for such termination shall include, but not be limited to:
(b) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies;
(c) a request by you (self-initiated account deletions);
(d) discontinuance or material modification to the Site (or any part thereof);
(e) unexpected technical or security issues or problems;
(f) engagement by you in fraudulent or illegal activities;
(g) nonpayment of any fees, if any, owed by you in connection with the Site or services offered through the Site; and/or
(h) ARVC’s sole convenience, without obligation.
Use and Disclosure of Information
You acknowledge, consent and agree that ARVC may access, preserve, and disclose your account information and any User Content submitted or
posted to the Site if required to do so by law, by subpoena or court order, or in a good faith belief that such access preservation or
disclosure is reasonably necessary to:
(a) comply with legal process;
(c) respond to claims that any such User Content violates the rights of third parties;
(d) respond to your requests for customer service; or
(e) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of ARVC, its users, and the public.
Choice of Law, Jurisdiction or Venue
These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Colorado, excluding its conflicts of law principles.
the Site shall be the state or U.S. federal courts located in Colorado, and you further agree and submit to the exercise of personal jurisdiction
of such courts for the purpose of litigating any such claim or action.
Severability and Integration
the entire agreement between you and ARVC with respect to your access and use of this Site and supersede all prior or contemporaneous
communications and proposals (whether oral, written, or electronic) between you and ARVC with respect to this Site.
law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and
provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by ARVC in writing.
The section titles in these Terms are solely used for the convenience of the parties and have no legal or contractual significance.
Trademarks, service marks, and logos appearing in this Site are the property of ARVC or the party that provided the trademarks, service
marks, and logos to ARVC. ARVC and any party that provided trademarks, service marks, and logos to ARVC retain all rights with
respect to any of their respective trademarks, service marks, and logos appearing in this Site.