Terms of Use

Terms of use for:
www.sandiegozoo.org, www.sdzsafaripark.org, www.sandiegozooglobal.org

User Agreement

www.sandiegozoo.org, www.sdzsafaripark.org, and www.sandiegozooglobal.org are owned and operated by the Zoological Society of San Diego (ZSSD) and its entities, including the San Diego Zoo, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, and the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research. This website is offered to the user on the condition the user accepts without modification the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. By accessing and using this website, the user of www.sandiegozoo.org, www.sdzsafaripark.org, or www.sandiegozooglobal.org agrees to the following terms:

www.sandiegozoo.org, www.sdzsafaripark.org, and www.sandiegozooglobal.org contain material which is derived in whole or in part from material supplied by the Zoological Society of San Diego and other sources and is protected by copyright and trademark laws. This site is for your personal, noncommercial use, and you may not modify, copy, sell, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, or license any material from this site, including code or software.

The user acknowledges that bulletin boards, chats, conferences, guest books, and any other forms of communication hosted by this website are public and not private communications. The content of these communications forums by yourself and others are not to be considered an endorsement by the Zoological Society of San Diego and shall not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by the ZSSD.

All comments, guest book entries, suggestions, ideas, notes, drawings, concepts, or information disclosed or offered to or in response to the ZSSD through these websites shall remain the property of the ZSSD. By utilizing these websites as a vehicle for communication, you grant the ZSSD a royalty free, perpetual, non-exclusive, unrestricted license to use any comments for any purpose, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to the author or provider of the comments.

Copyright and Trademark Notice

All contents of these websites are: Copyright © 2013 Zoological Society of San Diego, P.O. Box 120551, San Diego CA 92112-0551, USA. All rights reserved.

The San Diego Zoo, San Diego Zoo Safari Park, San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research, San Diego Zoo Global, and other names of Zoological Society of San Diego programs and products are trademarks, registered trademarks, or service marks of the Zoological Society of San Diego.

Applicable Laws

As a visitor of www.sandiegozoo.org, www.sdzsafaripark.org, and www.sandiegozooglobal.org, you shall abide by all applicable federal, state, or local laws, including, but not limited to, areas such as libel, slander, indecency, trade libel, product disparagement, harassment, invasion of privacy, obscenity, indecency, and copyright and trademark infringement.

Information on these websites includes intellectual property that is protected under copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws of the United States. These applicable laws generally prohibit the unauthorized reproduction, distribution, or exhibition of all text, photographic and graphic (art and electronic) images; music, sound, and video samples; and other protected materials. Violation of applicable Intellectual Property Laws may give rise to civil and/or criminal penalties.

Limitations of Liability

Use of www.sandiegozoo.org, www.sdzsafaripark.org, and www.sandiegozooglobal.org is at the discretion of the user. Under no circumstances shall the Zoological Society of San Diego, its trustees, officers, employees, members, or agents be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages that may result from the use of, or the inability to use, ZSSD materials, including those consisting of these websites. You specifically acknowledge and agree that the ZSSD is not liable for any defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of any user. If you are dissatisfied with any ZSSD material, or with any of the ZSSD's terms and conditions, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using or visiting www.sandiegozoo.org, www.sdzsafaripark.org, and www.sandiegozooglobal.org.

Pages within these websites may contain links and pointers to other Internet Web sites that are maintained by third parties and are not under the control of the ZSSD. Accordingly, the ZSSD makes no representation or endorsement concerning the content of any third party website, which you shall review "as is" and use at your own discretion.

Modifications

These Terms of Use may be modified by the Zoological Society of San Diego at any time and will be binding at the time of implementation. Users have the responsibility of reviewing the websites' terms and conditions.

CHARITABLE SOLICITATION DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS

The Zoological Society of San Diego is a California not-for-profit organization that operates the San Diego Zoo, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park and the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research. The Zoological Society of San Diego is a conservation, recreation, education organization dedicated to the reproduction, protection and exhibition of animals, plants, and their habitat.

Copies of financial documents, official registration information, contribution deductibility, and description of charitable programs for the Zoological Society of San Diego is available, without cost, by writing to Director of Donor Services, Zoological Society of San Diego, PO Box 120551, San Diego, California 92112 or by calling toll-free within the US, 1-877-363-6237.

Additionally, financial and registration information is also available for residents in the states listed below. Residents can obtain information from their respective states as per the following instructions.

Florida: A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-435-7352 WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMEDATION BY THE STATE.

Maryland: Documents and information submitted under the Maryland Solicitations Act are available, for the cost of postage and copies, from the Maryland Secretary of State, State House, Annapolis, MD 21401, (410) 974-5534.

Mississippi: The official registration and financial information of the Zoological Society of San Diego may be obtained from the Mississippi Secretary of State’s office by calling 1-888-236-6167. Registration by the Secretary of State does not imply endorsement by the Secretary of State.

New Jersey: INFORMATION FILED WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL CONCERNING THIS CHARITABLE SOLICITATION AND THE PERCENTAGE OF CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED BY THE CHARITY DURING THE LAST REPORTING PERIOD THAT WERE DEDICATED TO THE CHARITABLE PURPOSE MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY BY CALLING (973) 504-6215 AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET AT www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/ocp.htm#charity. REGISTRATION WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT.

New York: A copy of the most recent financial report is available from the Office of the Attorney General, Department of Law, Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, New York 10271.

North Carolina: Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 1-919-807-2214. The license is not an endorsement by the State.

Pennsylvania: The official registration and financial information of the Zoological Society of San Diego may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.

Virginia: A copy of the financial statement is available from the State Office of Consumer Affairs, Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, 1-804-786-2042.

Washington: Financial information available from the Charities Division, Office of the Secretary of State, P.O. Box 40234, Olympia, WA 98504-0234, or call, in state, 1-800-332-4483.

West Virginia: West Virginia residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capital, Charleston, WV 25305. Registration does not imply endorsement.

Published 06/2013