Privacy Policy and Terms of Service is committed to protecting your privacy. When you use our site, your personal information is safe. We will NOT sell, trade, or rent your personal information (which includes your name, address, phone number, and email address) to anyone. Below is a list of the main points we want to be sure you understand. Please, however, read on for more details about our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. By using this website, you are agreeing to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. If you have any questions, please contact us!

  1. To submit content to the website, you must register and log in. This requires providing basic, personal information that includes your name, address, phone number, and email address.
  2. You, the user, are responsible for the accuracy of the information you provide to
  3. Our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply only to We are not responsible for the content and privacy practices of third party websites that are linked to, even if our logo appears on those websites.
  4. Third parties will provide links on for users to purchase goods (for example, artists may sell tickets by providing links on the website). is not responsible for fulfilling these purchases and will not have access to the financial information provided to these third parties.
  5. We encourage creating a hypertext link to this website as long as the link does not state or imply that sponsors your website or content.
  6. Any images or content that violate copyright are strictly prohibited. Be certain that you have permission to use any information you post to the website.
  7. By uploading content to the website, you are giving permission to use, display, copy, transfer, and share this information (for example we may use content from the website on our facebook page).
  8. will exclude and delete any content that we determine inappropriate.
  9. reserves the right to edit, reclassify, revise, reject, or cancel any submissions at any time.
  10. Changes may be made to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service, so please check them periodically. Your use of the website means you accept the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service including any changes.



Privacy Policy and Terms of Service for


Arts Rapid City, Inc. is committed to protecting the privacy of those who search for or submit information (“Users”) on its website, Your contact information is safe when you use our site as a visitor, an individual artist or as the representative of an artist, organization or business, or when you provide information as a nonregistered user. By using this website, you are agreeing to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. If you have any questions, please contact Arts Rapid City at 605.716.7979 or All information submitted to will be subject to the terms contained in this policy.

A. PURPOSE. Arts Rapid City, Inc. provides as a public service website for sharing information about arts and culture in Rapid City. receives contact information about individuals, organizations and businesses who submit content to its site, as well as “posting information” (information other than contact information) that is provided for dissemination on or through the website or organization services.

  1. References to “contact information” means a person, organization, or business name, address, telephone number, and email address.
  2. will not ask for or accept Social Security or credit card information. Such financial information may be requested by sites linked to and is subject to the privacy policies of the linked sites.
  3. Posting information is provided voluntarily by Users for dissemination by in any manner, in its sole discretion, that it deems appropriate.
  4. Receipt by of any information or material from a User does not constitute a commitment by to use or maintain the information in any fashion.
  5. Users are encouraged to create a hypertext link to from your website as long as the link does not state or imply that sponsors your website or content.
  6. Users are responsible for the accuracy of information provided to
  7. Except for contact information, User consents to’s transfer to third parties of any information User submits, at the discretion of and in keeping with its purpose, without prior notification to the User and/or Users to consent.
  8. provides Facebook sharing and registration funcitonality via the Facebook Connect API. Use of these features may prompt you, the user, to register on with your Facebook account. In order to facilitate your registration through your Facebook account we store your Facebook account ID number. No other information is stored for this purpose.


1. Statistical Information

Statistical information regarding website traffic is collected by our website host and provided to The statistical information is used for internal purposes and may be reported to other strategic and potential partners. A registered User will be able to access their own traffic metrics through their account (“dashboard”) and share this information at their discretion. A User’s contact information will never be disclosed to any third-party, unless we have received the user’s explicit permission to do so.

2. Graphics and Photographs provides users the opportunity to upload or email images to for posting in connection with an event; listings for organizations, venues, or schools; or an Artist Profile. Users are strictly prohibited from uploading any image in violation of any domestic or international copyright law. By uploading, or otherwise emailing, an image to for posting on, the user represents that the material does not infringe any proprietary or intellectual property rights of any third party, and that the user has the authority to grant, and does hereby grant, to a paid-up, royalty free, non-terminable license to use, display, copy, and transfer the image for and in connection with the website, and the promotion of an event, organization, venue, school listing, or Artist Profile described by the user in the submission form or email. reserves the right to exclude information, images, or graphical content that it determines, at its discretion, to be inappropriate for posting or use for any reason.

3. Feedback and Testimonials

Any comments, feedback or testimonials provided to regarding its services or related topics become the property of and may be used by to improve its services, promote its use, and/or to establish or maintain relationships with strategic affiliates. If you have any comments, feedback, or testimonials you wish to provide to, please contact us at

4. Tell-A-Friend Email Form offers users the ability to email page links and personal messages from our site to friends or family. This function is provided solely to allow users to recommend content they have found on this website to their friends. Email addresses entered into this form, whether as sender or recipient, are not captured or stored in any way, and are not added to our mailing list or provided to any third-party. This function is not intended to allow a user to “spam” or otherwise send email to any individual with whom he or she does not have a pre-existing personal relationship. If you discover that such an abuse is taking place, please contact us immediately at

5. Surveys, Polls, and Contests may occasionally ask both registered and nonregistered Users to participate in online surveys and contests. These surveys and contests are strictly voluntary and are not a condition to use any portion of the website. These online surveys may ask Users for their opinions or demographic information. This information will be used for’s internal purposes and may be shared with strategic partners on an aggregated basis only. We may ask for contact information if we are providing incentives to Users for completing our surveys or participating in contests. The contact information is kept private and is only used to contact you if necessary. For example, contact information is used to contact a User if he or she is a winner in one of our contests. Survey respondents’ individual contact information will not be shared with any third-party advertiser, content provider, or merchandiser.

6. Use of Cookies

A “cookie” is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. uses cookies in connection with some of our services (eg. Artist Profiles and Bookmark services). Cookies may store a User’s name and password, sparing the User from having to re-enter that information each time he or she visits. Users may choose to set their web browser to block cookies. provides numerous links to third-party websites that may also use cookies. Please review the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service for each linked site for information about cookies they may use. assumes no responsibility for the Privacy Policy and/or Terms of Service of any third-party website, or the technologies they may use to track User behavior.

7. Credit Card Information does not collect credit card information. However, its partners and other third-party vendors often do. Online merchandise and ticket purchases for items and/or events featured on are fulfilled by an independent, third-party vendor and has no access to the financial information that may be provided by a User. Please review each third-party vendor’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Service related to the services they provide. is not responsible for the content and/or fulfillment of purchases made on any third-party websites.

8. Third-Party Content provides links to other websites containing information about arts and culture, including artists, arts organizations, performances, venues and ticket sellers and may also be affiliated with, and have links to the websites of other companies and organizations. If you choose to use the services provided by one of the linked sites, you may be asked to provide certain information. Some of this information may, on an individual or aggregated basis, be shared with Arts Rapid City, Inc. and will be protected by this Privacy Policy. Please be aware that Arts Rapid City, Inc. is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of third-party websites, even if our name or logo appears on those sites. Users are encouraged to be aware when you leave our site and to read the Privacy Policies of each and every website you visit, as they may differ substantially from those of This Privacy Policy and the Terms of Service apply solely to

9. Facebook provides Facebook sharing and registration functionality via the Facebook Connect API. Use of these features may prompt you, the user, to register on with your Facebook account. In order to facilitate your registration through your Facebook account we store your Facebook account ID number. No other information is stored for this purpose.

10. Accuracy of Information

Users are responsible for the accuracy of the information they provide to


Arts Rapid City, Inc. and will NOT sell, trade, or rent lists of User contact information, including name, address, phone number and/or email address to anyone.


While does post event and class/workshop information about events in which participants may be under the age of 18, does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from or about children under 18, except as permitted by law.

E. SECURITY employs industry-standard security and data backup measures in order to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control.



As part of our service, agrees to provide User with information or allow User to upload information subject to these Terms of Service. User agrees to use the website in accordance with these Terms of Service. Accessing in any manner, for the purpose of obtaining information, technical or otherwise, about the website constitutes use of the website such that the party accessing the website is bound by these Terms of Service.


1. Requirements

Users must register with on the form provided and log in with an email and password in order to submit and upload information to the site. These forms require Users to submit contact information, which may include name, address, phone number and/or email address. When registering Users must agree to 1) provide true, accurate, current, and complete information about the User and/or your business or organization as prompted by the website’s registration form, and 2) to maintain and promptly update the information to to keep it true, accurate, current, and complete.

2. Use of Contact Information

The contact information provided by User will be distributed online as requested by User and used by Arts Rapid City, Inc. to contact Users regarding their accounts or submissions. Reasons for contacting users may include problems with the accounts or informing users of additional services related to the services for which the Users have already registered. If you do not wish to provide required contact information, you may still access and use much of the site. However, you will not be able to access and use those portions of the site that require you to provide your contact information.

Nonregistered Users seeking posted information can also access much of the site but will also be asked to provide certain contact information.

3. Passwords

To use certain features of the website, you will need a username and password. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and are responsible for all activities (whether by you or by others) that occur under your password or account. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and to ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to protect your password or account information.

4. Reservation of Rights Regarding Listings, Accounts and/or Termination

a. reserves the right to:

  • edit, reclassify, revise, reject, or cancel any submissions at any time. If has reasonable grounds to suspect that information submitted to the site is untrue, inaccurate, not current and/or incomplete,
  • suspend or terminate a User’s account and refuse any and all current or future use of the website or any portion of it at any time without notice. In the event of termination, User is no longer authorized to access the part of the website affected by such cancellation or termination. The restrictions imposed on the User with respect to material downloaded from the website, and the disclaimers and limitations of liabilities set forth in these Terms of Service, shall survive. Use of any personally identifying information provided to as part of the registration process will continue to be governed by the terms of this Privacy Policy.
  • exclude and delete any content determined to be inappropriate.

b. Users may, at any time unsubscribe from the mailing list, delete an account, or request that an event, job, or audition they have submitted be removed from the site.

5. Restrictions on Use of Information on

a. Copyrights on Materials. The website contains material that is protected by international copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. Unless otherwise specified, the website is intended for your personal, noncommercial use only. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute in any way any material, including code and software, from the website. You may download material from the website and may use it for your noncommercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. By using the website in any way, you are agreeing to comply with these terms, which we may update without notice and encourage you to review at any time.

b. Use of Online Directories. The information contained in any directories that may be provided on is provided for informational purposes only and is not to be used taken from for marketing or telemarketing applications. This information may not be copied or redistributed and is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind.

c. User Hyperlink. User may establish a hypertext link to as long as the link does not state or imply any sponsorship by User may not frame any of the content of the website or incorporate such information into another website or other service or use any intellectual property of, its parent or affiliate companies or its licensors without the prior written permission of

6. Restrictions for Use of Website. Users of ArtsRapidCity may not:

a. Restrict or inhibit any other User from using and enjoying the website

b. Use the website to post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent information of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, national or international law.

c. Use the website to post or transmit any information, software or other material that violates or infringes upon the rights of others, including material that is an invasion of privacy or publicity rights or that is protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right, or derivative works with respect thereto, without first obtaining permission from the owner or right holder.

d. Use the website to post or transmit any information, software or other material that contains a virus or other harmful component.

e. Use the website to post, transmit or in any way exploit any information, software or other material for commercial purposes, or that contains advertising without the express written approval of

f. Use the website to advertise or solicit to anyone to buy or sell products or services, or to make donations of any kind, without the express written approval of

g. Gather e-mail addresses that have been posted by other users of the website for the purpose of spamming.


1. Ownership of Posted Material.

By posting messages, uploading files, or otherwise providing any material for display on the website, you are representing that you are the owner of the material, or are making your submission with the express consent of the owner of the material.

2. License to Use Posted Information.

When a User posts a message, uploads a file, or otherwise provides us with material for display on the website, you are granting a royalty-free, perpetual, nonexclusive, unrestricted, worldwide license to:

a. use, copy, sublicense, adapt, transmit, publicly perform, transfer, share or otherwise display any such communication in keeping with the purposes of (e.g. use of information from the website on its Facebook page).

b. sublicense to third parties the unrestricted right to exercise any of the foregoing rights granted with respect to the communication.

The foregoing grants shall include the right to exploit any proprietary rights in such communication, including but not limited to rights under copyright, trademark, service mark or patent laws under any relevant jurisdiction.

3. Classified Advertising

As a User, when you submit a classified ad (job, audition, volunteer, for sale, or other posting) for publication on, you agree that the advertisement as it appears on becomes the property of and you assign all ownership interest in the advertisement as it appears on the website under copyright law or otherwise to Submission of an advertisement does not constitute a commitment to publish the advertisement, and publication of an advertisement does not constitute an agreement for continued publication. accepts only standard abbreviations and requires proper punctuation. reserves the right to edit, reclassify, revise, reject or cancel any submissions at any time, in its sole discretion. Ad specifications and advertising rates are subject to change.

D. INTERACTIVE FEATURES may include a variety of features, including email services that allow feedback to and real-time interaction between Users, personalized homepages and email services that allow Users to communicate with others. Users are responsible for what they post on public posting areas and the blog on the website. does not control the messages, information, or files that others may provide through these features on the website.

E. ONLINE COMMERCE WITH THIRD PARTY WEBSITES LINKED TO ARTSRAPIDCITY.ORG may provide links to other third party websites that offer different types of products and/or services for sale. is not responsible for the quality, accuracy, timeliness, reliability, or any other aspect of these products and/or services. If you make a purchase from a merchant linked to, the information obtained during your visit to that merchant’s online store or site, and the information that you give as part of the transaction, such as your credit card number and contact information, is collected only by that merchant.

A third party merchant may have separate privacy and data collection practices. has no responsibility or liability for these independent policies. For more information regarding a merchant, its online store, and its privacy policies, return to that merchant’s home page and click on its information links or contact the merchant website directly. You release and its affiliates from any damages that you incur, and agree not to assert any claims against them, arising from your purchase or use of any products or services made available by third parties through


A. The Privacy Policy and Terms of Service listed here apply only to is not responsible for the content and privacy practices of third party websites that are linked to, even if its logo appears on those websites.

B. assumes no responsibility for, and expressly disclaims, any loss expense, claim, or liability to Users arising from any error in the information posted on its website, the loss of any information transmitted to for any reason, or for any failure or malfunction of the website.

C. Links and/or pointers from to third-party sites does not imply an endorsement or sponsorship of such sites, or of the information, products or services offered on or through those sites. Neither, its parent organization, partners, nor their affiliates operate or control in any respect any information, products, or services that third parties may provide on or through the website or on websites linked to The materials, information, products and services offered on or through the website and any third-party sites are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. does not warrant that the website or any of its functions will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that any part of this website, including bulletin boards, or the servers that make it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components.

D. does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of its website or materials in its website or in third-party sites in terms of their correctness, accuracy, timeliness, reliability or otherwise

E. has no obligation to monitor any public posting areas of the website through which Users can supply information or material. However, reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation, or governmental request, or to refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that in’s sole discretion are objectionable or in violation of these Terms of Service.

F. Arts Rapid City, Inc.,, and/or their affiliates shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, materials, products, or services, or third-party materials, products, or services made available through the website, or any part of the website.

G. User specifically acknowledges and agrees that is not liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any user. If a User is dissatisfied with any materials, products, or services, or with any of’s terms and conditions, it’s sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the website.

H. This statement of the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service constitutes an agreement between and you as a User. As a User, you also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use the products or services of a third-party that are provided through the website. In the event of any conflict between any such third-party terms and conditions and these Terms of Service, these Terms of Service shall govern. This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of South Dakota without giving effect to any principles or conflicts of law. If any provision of this Policy and Terms of Service shall be deemed unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be severed from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.


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