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Terms of use agreement

Please take a moment to review our terms of use agreement below. 

Terms of Use Agreement


This Terms of Use Agreement ("Agreement") governs your use of the Bonita Springs Historical Society website, accessible via or ("Website"). Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using the Website. By accessing or using the Website, you agree to be bound by this Agreement.


Acceptance of Terms

By accessing or using the Website, you affirm that you are of legal age and have the legal capacity to enter into this Agreement. If you do not agree with any of the terms or conditions outlined in this Agreement, please refrain from using the Website.

Email Addresses

By providing your email address to us, you agree to the following terms:


  1. Use of Email Address: We will use the email address you provide to contact you in accordance with the CAN-SPAM Act enforced by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). This includes sending important updates, notifications, promotional offers, and other relevant information related to our products, services, and activities.

  2. Storage and Usage: Your email address will be stored securely in our database. We may use your email address for the purpose of email marketing, including sending newsletters, promotional materials, surveys, and other communications related to our business. Rest assured, we are committed to maintaining the privacy and security of your information.

  3. Non-Disclosure: We respect your privacy and will not sell, rent, or lease your email address to any third parties. Your email address will solely be used for communication and marketing purposes by our organization.

  4. Opt-Out: If at any time you wish to unsubscribe from our email communications or no longer wish to receive emails from us, you can easily do so by following the instructions provided in the emails or by contacting us directly. Please note that even if you choose to opt-out, you may still receive certain transactional or administrative emails related to your account or our services.

  5. Accuracy and Consent: By providing us with your email address, you confirm that the information you provide is accurate and that you have the authority to provide this email address and consent to receiving communications from us.


User Accounts

a. New members are encouraged to create an online account on the Website. To create an account, you will be required to provide personal information, including your first name, last name, address, email, and telephone number. This information will be stored by the Bonita Springs Historical Society and may be used for marketing purposes in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

b. Payment information for membership dues will be processed through a third-party payment processing company called Stripe. Payment information is stored on Stripe's servers and will only be stored for renewal purposes. You have the option to opt-out of automatic membership dues renewal.

c. Email addresses provided during account registration will be used to communicate important information regarding your account, regardless of email subscription preferences.


User Information

a. Personal identifying information collected during the registration process, including first name, last name, home address, birthdate, and telephone number, is stored by the Bonita Springs Historical Society and may be used for marketing communications and profile segmentation purposes in accordance with our Privacy Policy.


User Purchases

a. Users have the ability to purchase goods through the Website. Payment for purchases made through our online shop will be processed by a third-party company called Stripe. Payment information will not be stored on our servers.

b. Please refer to Stripe's terms and conditions and privacy policy for more information regarding the processing and storage of payment information.


User Feedback

a. The Bonita Springs Historical Society welcomes user feedback on the Website or its services. By providing feedback, you grant the Bonita Springs Historical Society a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such feedback without any compensation or credits given to the provider or any affiliates.


Intellectual Property

a. The content, materials, and features available on the Website, including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, images, videos, and software, are owned by or licensed to the Bonita Springs Historical Society and are protected by applicable intellectual property laws. You may not copy, reproduce, distribute, modify, or create derivative works from any content on the Website without prior written consent from the Bonita Springs Historical Society.

b. Certain historical images displayed on the Website are not directly owned by the Bonita Springs Historical Society. These images are known to be in the public domain and are stored and used by the Bonita Springs Historical Society for educational purposes only. The Bonita Springs Historical Society does not claim ownership over these images but respects their historical significance and strives to provide educational value to its users.


Limitations of Liability

a. The Bonita Springs Historical Society strives to provide accurate and reliable information on the Website. However, the Website and its content are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis without any warranties or representations, express or implied. The Bonita Springs Historical Society shall not be held liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages arising out of or in connection with the use or inability to use the Website.


Governing Law and Jurisdiction

a. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Florida, United States. Any disputes arising out of or relating to this Agreement or the use of the Website shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in the state of Florida.


Modifications to the Agreement

a. The Bonita Springs Historical Society reserves the right to modify or update this Agreement at any time without prior notice. It is your responsibility to review this Agreement periodically. Your continued use of the Website after any modifications or updates constitutes your acceptance of the revised Agreement.



a. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be invalid, unlawful, or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.

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