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Terms And Conditions

This website is owned and operated by the Marine Corps Mustang Association, Inc. ("we," "us," "our" or "MCMA"). These Terms set forth the terms and conditions under which you may use our website and services as offered by us. This website offers visitors an online store, members area and online community engagement features.

By visiting, using and/or accessing the Website and any of the features made available to you by the Website, you hereby agree to these Terms of Service. If you do not agree with these Terms of Service, you are not authorized by the Marine Corps Mustang Association, Inc. to access and/or use any portion of the Website. These Terms of Service shall remain in full force and effect while you use or access the Website. It is your responsibility to periodically review the most up-to-date version of these Terms of Service located on our site. We may, in our sole discretion, modify or revise these Terms of Service at any time, and by continuing to access the Website after such modifications or revisions are posted, you agree to be bound by such modifications or revisions. Nothing in these Terms of Service shall be deemed to confer any rights or benefits on you or any third party.

 

Unauthorized attempts to upload or change information on this Website are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act. Any unauthorized use or violation of these Terms of Service immediately and automatically terminates your right to use this Website and may subject you to legal liability. You agree not to use the Website for illegal purposes (including, without limitation, unlawful, harassing, libelous, invasion of another's privacy, abusive, threatening or obscene purposes), and you agree that you will comply with all laws, rules and regulations related to your use of the Website, including, without limitation, any applicable copyright. Appropriate legal action will be taken for any illegal or unauthorized use of the Website. 

 

You may use this Website only for your personal and non-commercial purposes and subject to these Terms of Service, all applicable laws, rules and regulations and any agreements or terms with third parties to which you are subject. You may not use this Website for commercial purposes, such as to promote a product or service, without our prior written consent.

 

By accessing and using the Website, you represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years old. This Website is not intended for, and we have no intention of collecting personally identifiable information from, any child who is not at least 18 years old. You are not allowed to use this website and/or receive services if doing so is prohibited in your country or under any law or regulation applicable to you.

 

Links

The appearance of hyperlinks to other websites on this Website does not constitute endorsement by the Marine Corps Mustang Association, Inc. or affiliation or association with such websites. The Marine Corps Mustang Association, Inc. does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these websites. The purpose of providing these links is exclusively to assist your pursuit of further information about the United States Marine Corps and its affiliates. 

 

We encourage you to be aware when you leave our Website and to read the terms and conditions and privacy statements of each and every website that you visit. We are not responsible for the practices or the content of such other websites or services.

 

Providing Information On This Site

If you access the Site anonymously, you may do so as a "Visitor" and will not be required to provide certain personally identifiable information. However, if you wish to fill out the application form ("Membership Application") for the purposes of requesting membership, you will have to provide personally identifiable information, which may include name, address, email address, rank, unit and service information, as applicable. By filling out a Membership Application you consent to be contacted by a member of our organization. Additionally, in order to access certain areas of the Website, post a question or personalize your experience on the Website, you will have to sign up for an account by providing certain personally identifiable information. See our Privacy Policy regarding how such information is used. You must provide truthful information, and may not use any aliases or other means to mask your true identity. You hereby provide us with authorization to verify any personal information submitted. Your account is for your sole, personal use; you may not authorize others to use your account, and you may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity. You are responsible for the security of your password and will be solely liable for any use or unauthorized use under such password. We may suspend or terminate your account or access at any time with or without notice.

 

Members: Profile Page and Member Area

The information submitted on your Profile Page in the Member Area is completely voluntary and will be visible to other Site members. The information, comments, pictures, videos, links and such posted by you on the Mustang Forum is completely voluntary and will be visible to other Site members.

 

Chat

Members chat is a feature that allows logged-in Site members to chat with each other in addition to chatting with the Site Admin. Site members can see private chats as well as create group chats.

 

Members Area, Chat and Forum Guidelines

1) Be nice! Do not verbally abuse, attack, embarrass, or threaten anyone else in the Members Area, no matter what they might say to you.

2) Be appropriate! Objectionable content is content that most users would find to be offensive, upsetting, or inappropriate. Do not use obscene, offensive, or sexually explicit language.

3) Be considerate! Avoid typing your messages using all capital letters. This is considered to be shouting or yelling at another person, and this is not acceptable. If you want to *emphasize* a word or phrase, simply type an asterisk in before and then directly after your word or phrase.

4) Be kind! No spamming. Treat others the way you wish to be treated. Be patient and responsive with our community interactions.

5) Be Authentic! Authenticity creates a better environment for sharing, and that’s why we don’t want people using our Members Area to misrepresent who they are or what they’re doing.

 

Permitted Use

Material from this Website may not be copied or distributed, or republished, or transmitted in any way, without our prior written consent. Any unauthorized use or violation of these Terms of Service immediately and automatically terminates your right to use this Website and may subject you to legal liability. You agree not to use the Website for illegal purposes (including, without limitation, unlawful, harassing, libelous, invasion of another's privacy, abusive, threatening or obscene purposes) and you agree that you will comply with all laws, rules and regulations related to your use of the Website. Appropriate legal action will be taken for any illegal or unauthorized use of the Website.

 

Administrator

We reserve the right to monitor all content posted by users on the Site through the use of filters and administrative personnel for compliance with these Terms of Service. However, due to the nature of the Site, the Marine Corps Mustang Association, Inc. may be unable to review or screen all user content posted to the Site. MCMA reserves the right to monitor and inspect any and all transmissions made through the Site and to block, delete or modify any transmissions in contravention of these Terms of Service or that is otherwise objectionable as determined by MCMA in its sole and absolute discretion. In addition, to any other right and remedy that may be available to us, we reserve the right to prevent any user from accessing the Site that has, or may, violate these Terms of Service.

 

License To Submissions

By posting a question or any other content (excluding personally identifiable information) ("Submission") to the Website, you hereby grant us a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive sub-licensable license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from and display such Submissions in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed including without limitation, at the website www.MarineCorpsMustang.org for any legal use, including without limitation, for promotional and marketing of Marine Corps Mustang Association, Inc., and its products and/or services. For clarity, Marine Corps Mustang Association, Inc. is under no obligation to use your Submission in any manner nor will use of your Submission entitle you to any compensation whatsoever. All such uses of your Submission will be on an anonymous basis, meaning that we will never post your Submission in conjunction with your name or any other personally identifiable information.

 

You represent and warrant that: (i) you own the Submission posted by you on the Website or otherwise have the right to grant the license set forth herein, and (ii) your Submission does not violate any applicable laws or the rights of any third parties.

 

Termination Of Access

In addition to any right or remedy that may be available to us under these Terms of Service or applicable law, we may suspend, limit or terminate your account, or all or a portion of your access to the Website, at any time with or without notice and with or without cause. In addition, we may refer any information on illegal activities, including your identity, to the proper authorities.

 

Change of Services

We may, without prior notice, change the services; stop providing the services or any features of the services we offer; or create limits for the services. We may permanently or temporarily terminate or suspend access to the services without notice and liability for any reason, or for no reason.

 

Property Rights

The Service and all materials therein or transferred thereby, including, without limitation, software, images, text, graphics, logos, patents, trademarks, service marks, copyrights, photographs, audio, videos, music and all Intellectual Property Rights related thereto, are the exclusive property of the Marine Corps Mustang Association, Inc. Exceptions to this include public domain images and the homepage video provided by United States Marine Corps Recruiting Command. Third party images, logos and trademarks used on the Resources page are property of their respective companies/organizations. Except as explicitly provided herein, nothing in these Terms shall be deemed to create a license in or under any such Intellectual Property Rights, and you agree not to sell, license, rent, modify, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit or create derivative works thereof.

 

You recognize and agree that by uploading any content (including, but not limited to designs, images, animations, videos, audio files, fonts, logos, illustrations, compositions, artworks, interfaces, text and literary works) through any means to the website, you confirm that you own all the relevant rights or received the appropriate license to upload/transfer/send the content. You agree and consent that the uploaded/transferred content may be publicly displayed at the website.

 

Changes

We reserve the right to modify these terms from time to time at our sole discretion. Therefore, you should review this page periodically. When we change the Terms in a material manner, we will notify you that material changes have been made to the Terms. Your continued use of the Website or our service after any such change constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms. If you do not agree to any of these terms or any future version of the Terms, do not use or access (or continue to access) the website or the service.

 

Promotional Emails and Content

You agree to receive from time to time promotional messages and materials from us, by mail, email or any other contact form you may provide us with (including your phone number for calls or text messages). If you don't want to receive such promotional materials or notices – please just notify us at any time. 

 

Member Services

We may permanently or temporarily terminate or suspend your access to the Members Area, The Mustang Forum, other members only content, or chat features without notice and liability for any reason, including if in our sole determination you violate any provision of these Terms or any applicable law or regulations. You may discontinue use and request to cancel your account and/or any services at any time. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the foregoing, with respect to automatically-renewed subscriptions to paid services, such subscriptions will be discontinued only upon the expiration of the respective period for which you have already made payment.

 

Preference Of Law And Dispute Resolution

These Terms, the rights and remedies provided hereunder, and any and all claims and disputes related hereto and/or to the services, shall be governed by, construed under and enforced in all respects solely and exclusively in accordance with the internal substantive laws of the state of Washington and federal laws of the United States of America, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Any and all such claims and disputes shall be brought in, and you hereby consent to them being decided exclusively by a court of competent jurisdiction located in the Island County Courthouse at 101 6th St NE # 204, Coupeville, WA 98239. The application of the United Nations Convention of Contracts for the International Sale of Goods is hereby expressly excluded.

 

Disclaimer

We are not responsible or liable for any infections or contamination of your system, or delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions arising out of your use of this Website or with respect to the information and material contained on this Website. The entire risk as to the quality, accuracy, adequacy, completeness, correctness and validity of any material rests with you. THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING ALL CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE SERVICE, IS PROVIDED "AS IS," AND WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER FOR THE CONTENT ON THE SERVICE. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, THE MARINE CORPS MUSTANG ASSOCIATION, INC. WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, COMPENSATORY, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR SIMILAR DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA, LOST OPPORTUNITIES, COSTS OF COVER, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE OR PERSONAL INJURY/WRONGFUL DEATH THAT MAY RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE CONTENT CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE, WHETHER THE MATERIAL IS PROVIDED OR OTHERWISE SUPPLIED BY US OR ANY THIRD PARTY, AND WHETHER OR NOT WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

 

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold us and our representatives and agents harmless from and against any and all third party claims, demands, liabilities, costs or expenses, including attorneys' fees and costs, arising from, or related to (i) any breach by you of these Terms of Service, (ii) the content of any information submitted by you, (iii) your use of content or features available on the Website in an unauthorized manner, and/or (iv) a violation by you of any and all applicable laws, rules or regulations. 

 

Contact Us

Please contact us at BusinessMngr@MarineCorpsMustang.org or PO Box 546, Freeland, WA 98249 with any questions regarding these Terms of Service. 

 

Effective Date

These Terms of Service were last updated on 8 December 2023.

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