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The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCVB) welcomes you to blog.visitdetroit.com. We ask that you read the following terms of use, which constitutes a license that covers your use of this website and any transactions that you engage in through this website ("AGREEMENT"). By accessing, viewing, or using this website, you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree with these terms. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms, please do not use this website.

DMCVB Headquarters
Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau
211 W. Fort St., Ste. 1000
Detroit, MI 48226

USE OF SITE
This website is provided solely for the use of current and future customers of the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau to provide you with information about our company, to permit you to place orders for our products and services, and to enable you to contact us with any questions or comments that you may have. Any other use of this site is prohibited. By way of example, you should not use any features of this site that permit communications or postings to post, transmit, display, or otherwise communicate:

- any defamatory, threatening, obscene, harassing, or otherwise unlawful information; -any advertisement, solicitation, spam, chain letter, or other similar type of information; -any encouragement of illegal activity; -unauthorized use or disclosure of private, personally identifiable information of others; -or any materials subject to trademark, copyright, or other laws protecting any materials or data of others in the absence of a valid license or other right to do so.

SITE CONTENTS AND OWNERSHIP
The information contained on this site, including all images, designs, photographs, writings, graphs, data, and other materials ("Materials") are the property of the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau and are protected by copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights. Permission is granted to display, copy, distribute, download, and print portions of this site solely for the purposes of using this site for the authorized uses described above. You must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices on all copies of the Contents. You shall comply with all copyright laws worldwide in your use of this website and prevent unauthorized copying of the Contents. Except as provided in this Notice, the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau does not grant you any express or implied right in or under any patents, trademarks, copyrights, or trade secret information.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY
You expressly agree that use of this website is at your sole risk. Neither the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau its affiliates, nor any of their officers, directors, employees, agents, third-party content providers, or licensors (collectively, "Providers"), or the like, warrant that this site will be uninterrupted or error-free; nor do they make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from the use of this site, or as to the accuracy, completeness, reliability, security, or currency of the Materials. The Materials may contain errors, omissions, inaccuracies, or outdated information. Further, the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau does not warrant reliability of any statement or other information displayed or distributed through the site. The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the site. The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau may make any other changes to this site, the Materials and the products, programs, services, or prices (if any) described in this site at any time without notice. This site and the information, content, and materials on this site are provided on an "as is," "where is," and "where available" basis. The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of the site, the content, information, or the materials on this site. To the fullest extent permissible under applicable law, the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau expressly disclaims all warranties, express or implied, of any kind, with respect to any of the materials, content, or information on this site or any goods or other products or services offered, sold, or displayed on this site or your use of this site generally, including warranties of merchantability, accuracy of information, quality, title, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. Some jurisdictions limit or do not allow the disclaimer of implied or other warranties so the above disclaimer may not apply to the extent such jurisdiction's law applies to this agreement.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITIES
You agree that the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau and its providers shall not be liable for any damage, loss, or expense of any kind arising out of or resulting from your possession or use of the materials, content, or information on this site regardless of whether such liability is based in tort, contract, or otherwise. In no event, including, without limitation, a negligent act, shall the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau or any of its providers be liable to you for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages (including, without limitation, loss of profits, loss or corruption of data, loss of goodwill, work stoppage, computer failure or malfunction, or interruption of business), arising out of or in any way related to the materials, content, or information on this site or any other products, services, or information offered, sold, or displayed on this site, your use of, or inability to use, this site generally, or otherwise in connection with this agreement, regardless of whether the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau or any of its providers have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Because some states do not allow the limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you.

INDEMNIFICATION
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau, its affiliates, agents, employees, and licensors from and against any and all claims and expenses, including reasonable attorney fees, arising out of or related in any way to your use of the site, violation of this Agreement, violation of any law or regulation, or violation of any proprietary or privacy right.

PRIVACY POLICY
The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau Privacy Policy governs the use of information that the DMCVB obtains from you through your use of this website.

LIMITATIONS ON CLAIM
Any cause of action you may have with respect to your use of this site must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises.

TERM AND TERMINATION
Without limiting its other remedies, the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau may immediately discontinue, suspend, terminate, or block your and any user's access to this site at any time in our sole discretion.

HYPERLINK DISCLAIMERS
As a convenience to you, we may provide on this site links to websites operated by other entities (collectively the "Linked Sites"). If you use any Linked Sites, you will leave this site. If you decide to visit any Linked Site, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against viruses or other destructive elements. Linked Sites, regardless of the linking form (e.g., hotlinks, hypertext links) are not maintained, controlled, or otherwise governed by the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau. The content, accuracy, opinions expressed and other links provided by Linked Sites are not investigated, verified, monitored, or endorsed by the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau. The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau does not endorse, make any representations regarding or warrant any information, goods, and/or services appearing and/or offered on any Linked Site, other than linked information authored by the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau. Links do not imply that the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau or this site sponsors, endorses, is affiliated or associated with, or is legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo, or copyright symbol displayed in or accessible through the links, or that any Linked Site is authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol of the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau or any of its affiliates or subsidiaries. Except for links to information authored by the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau is neither responsible for nor will it be liable under any theory based upon (i) any Linked Site; (ii) any information and/or content found on any Linked Site; or (iii) any site(s) linked to or from any Linked Site. If you decide to visit any Linked Sites and/or transact any business thereon, you do so at your own risk. The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau reserves the right to discontinue any Linked Site at any time without prior notice. Please contact the Web masters of any Linked Sites concerning any information, goods, and/or services appearing thereon.

CONTROLLING LAW, JURISDICTION AND INTERNATIONAL USERS This Agreement is governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Michigan, U.S.A., without reference to its conflicts of laws provisions. The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau makes no representation that the materials are appropriate or available for use outside the United States. If you access this site from outside the United States, you will be responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree to comply with all laws and regulations applicable to your use of this site. You agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the state or federal courts located within Oakland County, Michigan for any disputes with the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau arising out of your use of this site.

ENTIRE AGREEMENT
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau and you with respect to this website, and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written, between you and the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau with respect to this website. A printed version of this Agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this Agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of this Agreement or portion thereof to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to affect the intent of this Agreement, and the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect. No waiver by either party of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default.

MODIFICATIONS TO AGREEMENT
We may revise this Agreement at any time and you agree to be bound by the revised Agreement. Any such modifications will become effective upon the date they are first posted to this site. It is your responsibility to return to this Agreement from time to time to review the most current terms and conditions. The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau does not and will not assume any obligation to notify you of changes to this Agreement.

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES You agree to be bound by any affirmation, assent, or agreement you transmit through this website, including but not limited to any consent you give to receive communications from the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau solely through electronic transmission. You agree that when in the future you click on an "I agree," "I consent," or other similarly worded "button" or entry field with your mouse, keystroke, or other computer device, your agreement or consent will be legally binding and enforceable and the legal equivalent of your handwritten signature.

Privacy Policy
This is a website of the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCVB) for consumer visitors and business members.

DMCVB Headquarters
Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau
211 W. Fort St. Ste. 1000
Detroit, MI 48226

All personally identifiable information collected by registration is used to implement your preferences only. The DMCVB does not sell consumer mailing or emailing lists.

Accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy.

We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.
Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.
We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.
QUESTIONS?
If you are a consumer and would like more information, please contact us.
If you are a business and have questions about how to become a member partner of the DMCVB, here is some helpful information: http://visitdetroit.com/members.

COOKIES
We may place cookies on website visitor hard drives to collect information on the number of visitors to our site and the number of pages viewed. It is also used to provide relevant information to our visitors and for website and system administration, including research and development, user analysis and business decision-making. Cookie information is used only by the DMCVB and our agents. It is not provided to any other organization.

CLICKSTREAM DATA
We collect clickstream data and HTTP protocol elements through access logs. This information is not personally identifiable and is used for website and system administration, including research and development, user analysis and business decision-making.

CHANGES IN OUR PRIVACY POLICY
We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy without providing you with advance notice of our intent to make the changes.

We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.