Terms of Use

Last updated: October 04, 2020

By using this site, you agree to the conditions set forth below (this “Agreement”).  If you disagree with any of the conditions of this Agreement, do not use this site.  We reserve the right to change this Agreement at any time, so please check for change to this Agreement regularly.  Your continued use of this site following the posting of changes to this Agreement means that you accept those changes.

Licenses and Restrictions

This site is owned by Nauvoo Historic Sites volunteers, who collectively manage the site.  We are not an incorporated entity, nor do we operate under the owner of Nauvoo Historic Sites, which is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. However, all material found on this site (including visuals, text, icons, logos, displays, databases, media, services, and information) are either owned by us or by Nauvoo Historic Sites, which permits our use of their copyrighted material.  To protect their rights and ours, only representatives of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Nauvoo Pageant, Nauvoo Historic Sites, or related Church History Sites acting in their official capacity may download materials found on this site without permission.

However, individuals may download PDF files provided for the purpose of preparing for a visit to Nauvoo Historic Sites or as part of the individual’s or group’s time in Nauvoo. The downloaded material may be shared but not altered.  It may not be used for any other purpose than the one expressly indicated on the website.

Individuals may view materials from this site for their own personal, noncommercial use (including such use in connection with their calling in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints). Materials may not be posted from this site to another website.  Links to pages on this site may be shared and posted.

Materials from this site may be reproduced by media personnel for use in traditional public news forums unless otherwise indicated.  Any other use of information or materials found at this site, including use by organizations or legal entities, not permitted without prior written permission from the copyright owners.  We are not required to give source citations or to guarantee that materials on this site are cleared for alternate use.  

Permission to Use Copyrights and Trademarks

Individuals or entities wishing to use any materials not eligible for download must contact a volunteer at Nauvoo Historic Sites for more information. Where possible, they will be referred to a copyright owner for further discussion.

Code of Conduct

You agree that you will not individually, or as part of any collective effort, submit or post information to this site that could be deemed harmful or offensive to other users, nor will you impersonate another user in order to hide your identity or implicate another in such actions.  You agree to do nothing that might disrupt the flow of data to and from this site, impact the service or performance of this site, or circumvent any of the controls or usage rules that we have implemented. You understand that the result of harmful or offensive actions may include revocation of your right to use this site (including your right to use any allowed materials from this site) and legal action against you.

Linking

For your convenience, this site may contain links to websites operated by others. Such third-party sites are not maintained or controlled by us, and we are not responsible for their content. Although we have made a good faith effort to link only to sites appropriate for your visit to or understanding of Nauvoo and environs, some may contain inappropriate or objectionable material. If you find such material while using a website that you accessed through a link on this site, please notify us immediately through the contact form located on this site.

We believe that those who make information available on the Internet expect that it will be publicly and widely available. Therefore, we believe that linking to other sites is legally permissible and consistent with the expectations of those who use the Internet.  However, if access to a particular website should be restricted, the operator of such site should promptly notify us using the contact form located on this site.

Jurisdiction and Applicable Law

This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Illinois, United States of America, as applied to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within the state, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. If any provision of this Agreement is unlawful, void, or unenforceable in whole or in part, the remaining provisions shall not be affected, unless we determine that the invalid or unenforceable provision is an essential term to the Agreement, in which case we may at our sole discretion amend this Agreement.

Limitations of Liability

We are not liable for any special or consequential damages resulting from your use of, or your inability to use, this site or the materials in this site or any linked site, including, but not limited to, lost profits, business interruption, and loss of programs or other data on your information handling system. In no event shall our total liability to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing this site or any linked site.

Disclaimers

THIS SITE AND THE MATERIALS AT THIS SITE AND ANY LINKED SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF TITLE AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS OF THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.