Music District, LLC (“Music District”) Terms and Conditions (“Agreement”)

This Agreement was last modified on November 20, 2016.

Please read this Agreement completely. Themusicdistrict.org is owned and operated by the Music District, LLC. This Agreement documents the legally binding terms and conditions attached to the use of the Site at themusicdistrict.org.

By using or accessing the Site in any way, viewing or browsing the Site, or adding your own content to the Site, you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms of Service.

Intellectual Property

The Site and all of its original content are the sole property of the Music District and are, as such, fully protected by the appropriate international copyright and other intellectual property rights laws.

Termination

The Music District reserves the right to terminate your access to the Site, without any advance notice.

Links to Other Websites

Our Site does contain a number of links to other websites and online resources that are not owned or controlled by the Music District.

The Music District has no control over, and therefore cannot assume responsibility for, the content or general practices of any of these third party sites and/or services. Therefore, we strongly advise you to read the entire terms and conditions and privacy policy of any site that you visit as a result of following a link that is posted on our site.

Payments

When you use the Site to make purchases or rentals you agree to pay for all such purchases and rentals in full. You agree to treat all equipment and property with care and respect. You agree to return all rented equipment and property in the same condition as it was when initially received or occupied by you. Should any equipment or property be returned or surrendered not in the same condition as received, you agree to pay damage fees as determined by the Music District, up to the value of the equipment or property.

Governing Law

This Agreement is governed in accordance with the laws of Colorado, United States.

Changes to This Agreement

Music District may amend this Agreement from time to time. Should this Agreement be amended in any way, changes will be posted to this webpage. As we may make changes from time to time without notifying you, we suggest that you periodically consult this Agreement. Your continued use of the Site after the effective date of any modification to the Agreement will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy for the Music District, describes the privacy practices for the Music District (the “Privacy Policy”). The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you about the types of information we gather about you, including information gathered when you visit Music District’s website located at www.themusicdistrict.org, at Music District’s physical location, Music District’s social media pages, Music District’s mobile site or downloadable mobile applications (collectively, the “Site”), and information we may receive from third parties or affiliates, how we may use that information, whether we disclose that information to anyone, and the choices you have regarding our use of, and your ability to correct, the information. Music District strives to help visitors of the Site protect their privacy while using our Site. By using the Site, you expressly consent to the use and disclosure of information as described in this Privacy Policy.

How We Collect and Use Information

We may collect information in several ways by your use of this Site, as well as from forms you submit to us, or personal correspondence, such as emails or letters that you send to us. We may ask you to voluntarily provide us with personal information on this Site. In addition, when you log onto the Site, our servers may log your IP address, the URL of your request and other information that is provided in the HTTP header. Also, our third-party service providers may ask you voluntarily to provide personal information on their websites and may share such personal information with us, as governed by their respective privacy policies. Our use of information received from a service provider will be dictated by the service provider’s privacy policies and not this Privacy Policy.

We collect two types of information: personally identifiable information and non-personally identifiable information. Personally identifiable information is information that identifies you or can be used to identify or contact you (“Personally Identifiable Information”). We also may collect information that by itself typically cannot be used to identify or contact you, such as demographic information (e.g. age, profession or gender), IP addresses, browser types, domain names, and other anonymous statistical data involving the use of our Site (“Non-Personally Identifiable Information”).

Like many other websites, the Music District may use cookies to customize content specific to your interests and track your use of the Site. “Cookies” are text files that are placed on your computer and may be used to store your personal information. In addition to cookies, the Music District may use other now known or later developed technologies, to assist Music District in observing the behavior of users visiting the Site. These technologies access individual user information but the information is used only to compile aggregated statistics about the Site’s usage.

This Site uses Google Analytics (and in the future may use other similar sites or services), a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”), to better assist the Music District in understanding how the Site is used. Google Analytics will place cookies on your computer that will generate information that we select about your use of the Site, including your computer’s IP address. That information will be transmitted to and stored by Google. The information will be used for the purpose of evaluating consumer use of the Site, compiling reports on Site activity for the Music District’s use, and providing other services relating to Site activity and usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Please note that by doing so, you may not be able to use the full functionality of the Site. The use of cookies by Google Analytics is covered by Google’s privacy policy.

Personally Identifiable Information we collect may include your name, email addresses, postal addresses, ZIP code, telephone number, credit card information, date of birth, gender, age, user name and password, and other information either desirable or necessary to provide quality services to our customers and visitors. We may also collect information about you such as your use of the Site and communication preferences.

To the extent we are able to do so, we may link your Non-Personally Identifiable Information with your Personally Identifiable Information. We may also link information collected online with information we collect offline or that is collected online by third parties.

The Music District may use the information collected from you to provide services which you have requested from us. We may also use your personal information to send you targeted messages, publications, news, and information about events, special offers, promotions and benefits. Music District may use third-party service providers to send and distribute e-mail and to perform other marketing and support functions. We may use information we collect from you to improve the content of this Site, to enhance users’ experiences when visiting this Site, and to customize the content and layout of this Site for each individual user.

Sharing of Personal Information

Except as set forth in this Privacy Policy or as specifically agreed to by you, we will not disclose any information we gather from you on our Site. We may share your personal information with our affiliates or with select third parties who offer goods or services we think may be of interest to you. From time to time, we may partner with other organizations or companies to provide co-sponsored or co-branded promotions, services or events and may share your personal information with our co-sponsor(s) and partners. Additionally, the Music District may provide your personal information to service providers or contractors to perform functions on its behalf, such as, but not limited to, companies or individuals hired to: communicate news, deliver Music District’s promotional materials via e-mail and direct mail, promote Music District ‘s social media presence and activities, to develop, enhance, market or provide any of Music District’s products, to process credit card payments and to assist the Music District with sending communications and performing other marketing and support functions. Also, the Music District may use third-party social media platforms, including third-party social media websites, to communicate with you.

We also may share with third parties aggregated demographic and statistical information that is not personally identifiable.

The Music District also may disclose an individual’s personal information:

  • to a person who in the reasonable judgment of the Music District is seeking the information as an agent of the individual;
  • in situations where sharing or disclosing your information is required in order to offer you products or services you desire;
  • to a third party or parties, where disclosure is required or permitted by law;
  • if, in the reasonable judgment of the Music District, it is necessary enforce compliance with our internal policies or the Terms of Use or to protect our Site, customers, or others; and
  • to any other entity that acquires all or a portion of our organization by merger, reorganization, operation of law, or a sale of some or all of the Music District’s assets.

The Music District may be required to use or disclose your information in connection with a legal action or other proceeding, including without limitation, in response to a court order or a subpoena. We also may disclose such information in response to a law enforcement agency’s request.

Through the Site, the Music District may make available areas that allow for user interaction, including blogs, forums, bulletin board services, chat areas, or other message and communications features. Some of these forums may require registration. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information, and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.

Children’s Information

The Music District does not knowingly solicit or collect personal information on the Site from children under the age of 13 without prior verifiable parental consent. If the Music District learns that, despite these measures, a child under the age of 13 has submitted personally identifiable information to the Music District through the Site, it will take reasonable measures to delete such information from its records and to not use such information for any purpose (except where necessary to protect the safety of the child or others as required by law).

How We Store Your Information

The Music District is committed to protecting the security of any personal information you provide to us. We maintain commercially reasonable safeguards to maintain the security and privacy of personal information that you provide to us. After you have submitted your information online to the Music District, we recommend that you end your browser session before leaving your computer. In spite of these protections, the Music District cannot guarantee the security of any data submitted over the Internet. After your information reaches Music District, however, it is stored on servers (or in the case of information received from you in person, in writing or over the phone, in physical storage areas) protected by procedures and technology designed to block reasonably foreseeable intrusions by unauthorized third parties.

Opt-Out From Mailings

From time to time, you may receive periodic mailings, telephone calls or e-mails from the Music District with news or other information on events, products, services, discounts, special promotions, upcoming events or other offers from or on behalf of the Music District. If at any time you wish to stop receiving emails or mailings from Music District please send us an email to info@themusicdistrict.org with the phrase “Privacy Opt-out: Music District Mailings” in the subject line, or write to us at the address provided below, and we will remove you from the Music District’s mailing list. Alternatively, for e-mail communications, you may opt out of receiving such communications by following the unsubscribe instructions set forth at the bottom of most promotional e-mail messages from the Music District.

Third-Party Websites

This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by the Music District. This Privacy Policy does not apply to other websites that are accessible through this Site, including but not limited to any third-party websites that process payments on behalf of the Music District. Please be aware that third-party websites that process payments for the Music District and websites for our advertisers, sponsors, affiliated entities and other third parties that are accessible through this Site may have their own privacy and data collection policies and practices. The Music District is not responsible for the privacy practices of such sites and will not be responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave the Site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that you visit.

Do Not Track

Your browser and other mechanisms may permit you to send do-not-track signals or other similar signals to express your preferences regarding online tracking. However, because there is not yet a defined response to do-not-track requests, our Site does not respond to your browser’s do-not-track request. As noted above, third parties, such as our advertising partners, may collect data that relates to you. We cannot control third parties’ responses to do-not-track signals or other such mechanisms. Third parties’ use of data relating to you and responsiveness to do-not-track signals is governed by their respective privacy policies.

Contact Us

If you would like to update or correct your information or modify your communication preferences, or if you have questions regarding this Agreement or the use of information collected, you can contact us at info@themusicdistrict.org.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR USE OF SPACE AND/OR EQUIPMENT AT THE MUSIC DISTRICT

The following constitute the Terms and Conditions under which the Music District is willing to permit you to use a room and/or equipment at the Music District in Fort Collins Colorado:

Definitions

“Music District” means and refers to Music District, LLC, a Colorado limited liability company.

“Licensee” means and refers to you.  If you are an entity, the term “Licensee” shall include the entity, its officers, directors, shareholders, members, managers, and partners as the case may be.  Regardless of whether you are a natural person or an entity, the term “Licensee” shall include all agents, employees, guests and invitees of the Licensee.  You are responsible and liable for the actions of your agents, employees, guests and invitees.

“Real Property” means and refers to the real property commonly known as 619 and 639 South College Avenue, Fort Collins, Colorado.

“Buildings” means and refers to all Buildings and other improvements presently located or subsequently constructed on the Real Property.

“Owners” means and refers to South College 619, LLC, a Colorado limited liability company, and South College 639, LLC, a Colorado limited liability company.  The Owners are the owners of the Real Property and Buildings.  The Real Property and Buildings are leased by the Music District.

“Room” means and refers to the room within a Building that you desire to use for composing, rehearsing, producing and/or performing music.

“Equipment” means and refers to equipment owned by the Music District that you desire to use in composing, rehearsing, producing and/or performing music.

“Releasees” means and refers to the Music District, its members, managers, affiliates, agents, employees and their respective heirs, personal representatives, successors and assigns.

“Dispute” means and refers to any and all disputes and disagreements arising out of these Terms and Conditions, including disputes concerning the construction, interpretation, violation or enforcement of any of these Terms and Conditions

“License” shall mean the granting of permission to use a Room and/or Equipment on the following Terms and Conditions.

Terms and Conditions

1.         Permission to Use the Room and/or Equipment.  The Music District hereby grants permission to Licensee to use the Room and/or Equipment subject to the following Terms and Conditions.  The Music District is granting a license to Licensee to use the Room and/or Equipment on the following Terms and Conditions.  The violation of any Term or Condition shall be considered material and substantial and the Music District shall have the right to revoke its permission to use the Room and/or Equipment and terminate this License immediately upon the violation of any one or more of the following terms and conditions.

2.         Acceptance of the Room and/or Equipment.  Licensee has inspected the Room and/or Equipment and accepts the Room and/or Equipment as is, in its present condition, and with all faults.  The Music District makes no representations or warranties whatsoever concerning the condition of the Room and/or Equipment or the fitness of the Room and/or Equipment for any particular purpose.

3.         Use of the Room and/or Equipment.  Licensee may use the Room and/or Equipment for composing, rehearsing, producing and/or performing music and for no other purpose.  Licensee shall not use the Room or Equipment, or any part thereof, or permit any part of the Room and/or Equipment to be used, or permit any act whatsoever to be done in the Room, the Buildings or on the Real Property, that would: (i) violate or make void or make ineffective any policy of insurance; (ii) cause damage to the Room or Equipment; (iii) violate any applicable common law, statute, ordinance, rule, regulation or order of any governmental authority having jurisdiction over the Real Property; (iv) violate any rule, regulation or Code of Conduct of The Music District now in effect and as may be amended from time to time.  Licensee acknowledges having received and reviewed a copy of the Music District Code of Conduct.

4.         Drugs, Alcohol and Tobacco.  The use or possession of drugs, alcohol and tobacco within the Room, the Building, or on the Real Property is expressly prohibited. “Drug” means any controlled substance as defined in Section 102 of the Controlled Substance Act (21 U.S.C. 802), which includes marijuana.  There shall be absolutely no smoking of tobacco, marijuana or any other substance within the Room, the Buildings or on the Real Property.

5.         Care and Maintenance of the Room and/or Equipment.  Licensee shall treat the Buildings, Room and Equipment with the utmost care.  Upon termination of this License, Licensee shall return possession of the Room and Equipment to the Music District in the same or better condition than existed at the commencement of this License.  Licensee shall not remove any Equipment from the Buildings without the express written consent of the Music District, which consent may be granted or withheld in the sole and absolute discretion of the Music District.  Licensee shall not cause or permit any damage to be done to the Room or Equipment, the Buildings or the Real Property and any damage caused by Licensee shall be repaired (or in the case of the Equipment if it cannot be repaired, replaced) by the Music District.  Licensee shall be charged for all costs and expenses incurred in repairing such damage or replacing the Equipment.  Licensee hereby expressly authorizes the Music District to charge the costs and expenses incurred in repairing such damage or replacing the Equipment against Licensee’s credit card on file with the Music District.

6.         Defects; Defective Conditions; Acts of Third Party.  The Music District shall not be liable to Licensee for any damage or injury to Licensee or any personal property of Licensee occasioned by any defect or defective condition on or about the Real Property, Buildings, Room and/or any defect in the Equipment or occasioned by the act or omission of any third party or from any other cause whatsoever, except the gross negligence or intentional acts of the Music District, its agents or employees.

7.         Assignment.  Licensee shall not assign or sublicense the right to use the Room and/or Equipment or any interest therein, without the written consent of the Music District which consent may be granted or withheld in the sole and absolute discretion of the Music District; and any assignment or sublicensing without such written consent shall, at the option of the Music District, terminate the License herein granted.

8.         Inspection.  The Music District shall have access to the Room and/or Equipment, and each part thereof, at any time for the purpose of inspecting the Room and/or Equipment.

9.         No Landlord/Tenant Relationship.  Nothing contained in these Terms and Conditions shall operate or be construed to create the relationship of landlord and tenant between the Music District and Licensee under any circumstances whatsoever.

10.        No Partnership.  The Music District does not, in any way or for any purpose, become partners with Licensee or a member of a joint enterprise with Licensee.

11.        Assumption of Risk.  Licensee has requested permission to use the Room and/or Equipment with full knowledge of the risks, hazards, and dangers involved in the use of the Room and/or Equipment and hereby assumes and accepts any and all risks of property damage, injury, illness, death, or emotional pain and suffering arising out of, as a result of, on account of or in connection with the use of the Room and/or Equipment, except such loss or damage as may be due to the gross negligence or willful acts of the Music District, its agents or employees.

12.        Waiver, Release, and Covenant Not to Sue.   Licensee hereby waives, releases, forever discharges and covenants not to sue the Releasees from any and all claims and liability for any and all loss, cost, expense (including attorney’s fees) and damages arising out of, as a result of, on account of, or in connection with any damage to or loss of personal property or any personal injury, illness, paralysis, death, emotional pain and suffering arising out of the use of the Room and/or Equipment, except such loss or damage as may be due to the gross negligence or willful acts of the Music District, its agents or employees.

13.        Indemnification.  Licensee agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Releasees, from any loss, liability, damage, cost, or expense, including attorney’s fees, which the Releasees may incur as a result of Licensee’s use of the Room and/or Equipment, except such loss or damage as may be due to the gross negligence or willful acts of the Music District, its agents or employees.  Licensee shall indemnify the Releasees against any and all cost, liability, or expense arising out of or as a result of any claim made by any person or persons whatsoever by reason of the use or misuse of the Real Property, Buildings, Room and/or Equipment by Licensee and shall indemnify the Releasees against any loss, cost, expense, penalty, damage, or charge incurred by reason of any violation of any law, ordinance, rule, or regulation of any governmental authority having jurisdiction over the Real Property by Licensee.

14.        Construction and Interpretation.  Licensee expressly acknowledge that the foregoing Assumption of Risk, Waiver, Release, Covenant Not to Sue, and Indemnification provisions are intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by law and that if any portion thereof is held invalid or unenforceable, the balance of these Terms and Conditions shall remain in full force and effect.  The Assumption of Risk, Waiver, Release, Covenant Not to Sue, and Indemnification provisions may not be rescinded, modified, cancelled, or revoked for any mistake.

15.        Keys.  Licensee shall return all keys to the Buildings and Room to The Music District upon the termination of this License.  If Licensee fails to return all keys, Licensee hereby authorizes the Music District to charge $50 against Licensee’s credit card on file with the Music District.

16.        Miscellaneous Provisions

(a)         Notices.  Any notice required or desired to be given pursuant to these Terms and Conditions shall be in writing and may be personally delivered; mailed, certified mail, return receipt requested; sent by telephone facsimile with a hard copy sent by regular mail; sent by a nationally recognized receipted overnight delivery service for earliest delivery the next business day; or sent by electronic mail with a hard copy sent by regular mail.  Any such notice shall be deemed given when personally delivered; if mailed, three (3) delivery days after deposit in the United States mail, postage prepaid; if sent by telephone facsimile or electronic mail, on the day sent if sent on a business day during regular business hours (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) of the recipient, otherwise on the next business day; or if sent by overnight delivery service, one (1) business day after deposit in the custody of the delivery service.

(b)        Application of Colorado Law.  These Terms and Conditions and the application or interpretation hereof, shall be governed exclusively by the laws of the State of Colorado.

(c)         Amendment.  These Terms and Conditions may not be modified, amended or supplemented, except by written instrument signed by both parties.

(d)        Construction.  Licensee expressly acknowledges and agrees that Licensee is under no obligation whatsoever to accept these Terms and Conditions.  In the event of an ambiguity or question of intent or interpretation arises concerning these Terms and Conditions, no presumptions or burden of proof shall arise favoring either party by virtue of the authorship of these Terms and Conditions.

(e)         Interpretation.  When a reference is made in these Terms and Conditions to an article, section, paragraph or  clause  such  reference  shall  be  deemed  to  be  to  these Terms and Conditions unless otherwise indicated. The headings contained in these Terms and Conditions are for reference purposes only and shall not affect in any way the meaning or interpretation of these Terms and Conditions. Whenever the words “include,” “includes” or “including” are used in these Terms and Conditions, they shall be deemed to be followed by the words “without limitation.”  Whenever the singular number is used in these Terms and Conditions and when required by the context, the same shall include the plural and vice versa, and the masculine gender shall include the feminine and neuter genders and vice versa.  All pronouns and variations thereof shall be deemed to refer to masculine, feminine, neuter, singular, or plural as the identity of the person or persons may require.   In the event of any conflict or inconsistency between these Terms and Conditions and any other document executed or otherwise accepted by Licensee, these Terms and Conditions shall control and supersede the terms and provisions of all other documents executed or otherwise accepted by Licensee.

(f)         Waivers.  No failure to exercise and no delay in exercising any right, power or privilege under these Terms and Conditions shall operate as a waiver, nor shall any single or partial exercise of any right, power or privilege hereunder preclude the exercise of any other right, power or privilege.  No waiver of any breach of any of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or succeeding breach of the same or any other Term or Condition, nor shall any waiver be implied from any course of dealing between the parties. No extension of time for performance of any obligations or other acts required to be performed under these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed to be an extension of the time for performance of any other obligations or any other acts.

(g)        Rights and Remedies Cumulative.  The rights and remedies provided by these Terms and Conditions are cumulative, and the exercise of any one right or remedy by the Music District shall not preclude or waive the right to exercise any or all other rights or remedies.  Said rights and remedies are given in addition to any other rights the Music District may have by law, statute, ordinance, or otherwise.

(h)        Severability.  If any of these Terms and Conditions or the application thereof to any person or circumstance shall be declared invalid, illegal, or unenforceable to any extent, the remainder of these Terms and Conditions and the application there of shall not be affected and shall be enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.

(i)         Voluntary.  Licensee expressly represents and warrants that before accepting these Terms and Conditions, Licensee had: (a) fully informed himself or herself of the terms, contents, conditions and effects of these Terms and Conditions; (b) relied solely and completely upon his or her own judgment in accepting these Terms and Conditions; (c) had the opportunity to obtain the advice of counsel before accepting these Terms and Conditions; (d) acted voluntarily in accepting these Terms and Conditions.

(j)         Entire Agreement.  These Terms and Conditions sets forth the entire understanding between the parties regarding the subject matter hereof and all prior agreements, understandings and conversations regarding the same are merged herein.

17.        Binding Arbitration.  All Disputes shall be submitted to binding arbitration pursuant to the Colorado Uniform Arbitration Act (CRS §13-22-201, et seq.).  The arbitration shall be conducted in Fort Collins, Colorado at a location selected by the Music District.  The arbitrator shall be selected by the Music District from the Judicial Arbiter Group, Inc. in Denver, Colorado.  The arbitrator shall award to the party that substantially prevails in the arbitration all costs and expenses incurred by such party, including the cost of the arbitration, the arbitrator’s fee and such prevailing party’s reasonable attorney’s fees.  The final decision of the arbitrator may be enforced in any court of competent jurisdiction.

18.        Binding Effect.  These Terms and Conditions shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective heirs, personal representatives, successors, and to the extent permitted, assigns.

Cleanliness

By accepting the terms and conditions stated above, Licensee agrees to leave the space they are renting in the same condition it was in prior to the Licensee’s event.  All chairs must be returned to the specified storage area;  all glasses, cups, plates and utensils returned to the kitchen area; trash and recycling removed;  and any spills cleaned.  If the space is not returned to it’s original state, Licensee’s credit card will be charged with a $100 cleaning fee.