Terms & Conditions

1. By using Connectingscouts.com you agree to be legally bound by these terms, which shall take effect immediately on your first use of Connectingscouts.com. If you do not agree to be legally bound by all the following terms please do not access and/or use Connectingscouts.com.

2. Connectingscouts.com may change these terms at any time by posting changes online. Please review these terms regularly to ensure you are aware of any changes made by Connectingscouts.com. Your continued use of Connectingscouts.com after changes are posted means you agree to be legally bound by these terms as updated and/or amended.

Use of Connectingscouts.com

3. You may not copy, reproduce, republish, download, post, broadcast, transmit, make available to the public, or otherwise use Connectingscouts.com content in any way except for your own personal, non-commercial use. You also agree not to adapt, alter or create a derivative work from any Connectingscouts.com content except for your own personal, non-commercial use. Any other use of Connectingscouts.com content, including reposting, reprints and syndication rights, requires the prior written permission from Connectingscouts.com. Email us at: contact@connectingscouts.com

4. You agree to use Connectingscouts.com only for lawful purposes and in a way that does not infringe the rights of, restrict or inhibit anyone else's use and enjoyment of Connectingscouts.com. Prohibited behavior includes harassing or causing distress or inconvenience to any person, transmitting obscene or offensive content or disrupting the normal flow of dialogue within Connectingscouts.com.

Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability

5. Connectingscouts.com is an independent social media network not affiliated with the Boys Scouts of America (BSA). The content, including the information, names, images, pictures, logos and icons regarding or relating to Connectingscouts.com, its products and services (or to third party products and services), is provided "AS IS" and on an "IS AVAILABLE" basis without any representations or any kind of warranty made (whether express or implied by law) to the extent permitted by law, including the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.

6. Under no circumstances will Connectingscouts.com be liable for any of the following losses or damage (whether such losses where foreseen, foreseeable, known or otherwise): (a) loss of data; (b) loss of revenue or anticipated profits; (c) loss of business; (d) loss of opportunity; (e) loss of goodwill or injury to reputation; (f) losses suffered by third parties; or (g) any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from the use of Connectingscouts.com regardless of the form of action.

7. Connectingscouts.com does not warrant that functions contained in Connectingscouts.com content will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that Connectingscouts.com or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs.

Intellectual Property

8. The names, images and logos identifying Connectingscouts.com and/or third parties and their products and services are subject to copyright, design rights and trademarks of Connectingscouts.com  and/or third parties. Nothing contained in these terms shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppels or otherwise any license or right to use any trademark, patent, design right or copyright of Connectingscouts.com or any other third party.

Contributions to Connectingscouts.com

9. Where you are invited to submit any contribution to Connectingscouts.com (including any text, photographs, graphics, video or audio) you agree, by submitting your contribution, to grant Connectingscouts.com a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, sub-licensable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, play, make available to the public, and exercise all copyright and publicity rights with respect to your contribution worldwide and/or to incorporate your contribution in other works in any media now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that may exist in your contribution, and in accordance with privacy restrictions set out in Connectingscouts.com Privacy Policy. If you do not want to grant to Connectingscouts.com the rights set out above, please do not submit your contribution to Connectingscouts.com. 

Connectingscouts.com Community Rules

10. You agree to use Connectingscouts.com (including Message Boards) in accordance with the following Community Rules. These apply across all Connectingscouts.com community sites and services.

About your posts

Safety

We advise that you never reveal any personal information about yourself and only accept friend/connection requests from scouts, leaders, and family members with whom you are acquainted.  Users have the right to remove or delete friends/connections and Troop connections at any time.

About the law

If you're under 13

Users who breach Terms of Use

If you fail to abide by these Community Rules (and/or any variations in the relevant local house rules) when taking part in a Connectingscouts.com, you will be sent an e-mail which informs you why your contribution has been failed or edited. This mail will also include a warning that continuing to break the rules may result in action being taken against your account or accounts.

This action may include your relevant account or accounts being placed into pre-moderation or a temporary or permanent suspension of your ability to participate in any or all of Connectingscots.com products and services.

If you post or send offensive or inappropriate content anywhere on or to Connectingscouts.com  or otherwise engage in any disruptive behavior on Connectingscouts.com, and Connectingscouts.com considers such behavior to be serious and/or repeated,  Connectingscouts.com may use whatever information that is available to it about you to stop any further such infringements. This may include informing relevant third parties such as your employer, school or email provider about the infringements.

Connectingscouts.com reserves the right to delete any contribution, or take action against any account, at any time, for any reason.

General

11. If there is any conflict between these terms and specific terms appearing elsewhere on Connectingscouts.com (including local house rules) then the latter shall prevail.

12. If any of these terms are determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which these terms are intended to be effective, then to the extent and within the jurisdiction in which that term is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from these terms and the remaining terms shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.

CS Trading Post / Auction

13. ConnectingScouts.com will charge 7% of the final sale price of auctions sold on ConnectingScouts.com.