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Terms of Service for Come Out Seattle

Last Updated: 2--2024

By using Come Out Seattle you agree to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions. Please read the following carefully.


Acceptance of Terms: By accessing or using our website, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Service and all applicable laws and regulations. If you do not agree to these terms, please refrain from using our site.
Use of the Website: You agree to use Come Out Seattle for lawful purposes only and in a manner consistent with all applicable laws and regulations.


a. When using Come Out Seattle, you may, at your option, provide certain information to Come Out Seattle, including limited identifying information, photographs or renderings, posted messages, feedback, reviews, and some limited financial information (collectively, “Submissions”). You agree that your Submissions remain your intellectual property and that you retain all ownership and copyrights of such Submissions.


b. However, you agree that your Submissions will not be treated as confidential, proprietary or private information and you agree to provide Come Out Seattle with a non-exclusive, royalty-free license to your Submissions for the purpose of sharing with the public and of reproducing, distributing, copying, creating derivative works of, incorporating into Come Out Seattle, or otherwise using or exploiting, in perpetuity and with no compensation or notice due to you.


c. To the extent permitted under applicable law, you waive and release and covenant not to assert any moral rights you may have in any Submissions.


d. By posting or otherwise submitting any Submissions to Come Out Seattle, you represent and warrant that you own or have all the necessary rights to use the Submissions, and grant to Come Out Seattle all the rights outlined in these Terms of Service.

You agree that you will not post or submit any information to Come Out Seattle if you do not own such content, or alternatively, if you post any information that is protected by copyright, you agree that you will obtain all necessary permissions or releases from the applicable owner sufficient to comply with the rights and obligations set forth in these Terms of Service. You agree to indemnify and hold Come Out Seattle and its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, suppliers and licensors harmless from and against any liabilities, losses, damages or costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, incurred in connection with or arising from any third party allegations, claims, actions, disputes, or demands asserted against any of them as a result of or relating to your Submissions, your use of our site, or any willful misconduct on your part.


e. Come Out Seattle reserves the right, but not the obligation, to edit or refuse any posting or to remove any content at Come Out Seattle’s sole discretion. Come Out Seattle has no obligation to review any Content or Submissions, and does not verify the accuracy or usefulness of any submitted material. Come Out Seattle cannot guarantee that information posted on the site will not be offensive or inaccurate. However, you agree that you will not post or submit any information to Come Out Seattle that:
i. Is offensive, harmful or abusive, or includes profanity, sexually explicit or derogatory language or material;
ii. References illegal activity;
iii. Is false or would reasonably be assumed to be false;
iv. Is disparaging to Come Out Seattle or Come Out Seattle’s partners or advertisers;
v. Is otherwise in bad taste.


f. Disclaimer: Come Out Seattle does not endorse or make warranties regarding the accuracy or completeness of any information found on Come Out Seattle. The information on Come Out Seattle is provided "as is" without any warranties, express or implied.


g. Intellectual Property: All content on this website, including text, graphics, logos, and images, are the property of Come Out Seattle, or of the respective owners of any Submissions licensed hereunder, and is protected by copyright and intellectual property laws. You may not reproduce, distribute, or otherwise use any content without our express written permission.


h. Privacy Policy: Your use of Come Out Seattle is also governed by our Privacy Policy. Please review our Privacy Policy to understand our practices regarding the collection and use of your personal information.


i. Third-Party Links: Come Out Seattle may contain links to third-party websites. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of these sites. Please review the terms and privacy policies of any third-party websites you visit.


j. Limitation of Liability: In no event shall Come Out Seattle be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising out of or in any way connected with the use of our website.


k. Indemnification: You agree to indemnify and hold Come Out Seattle, its affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, agents, and employees, harmless from any claims, demands, losses, liabilities, or expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of or in connection with your use of the website.


l. Modifications: We reserve the right to modify or replace these Terms of Service at any time. Your continued use of Come Out Seattle after any changes constitutes your acceptance of the new terms.


m. Governing Law: These Terms of Service are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Seattle, King County, Washington State, and the United States without regard to its conflict of law principles.


If you have any questions about these Terms of Service, please contact us at history@comeoutseattle.com
By using Come Out Seattle, you agree to these Terms of Service. If you do not agree with these terms, please discontinue use of the website.

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