Pageant Center Terms of Use

Pageant Center - Terms of Use

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. THEY ARE LEGALLY BINDING ON YOU.  IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THIS LEGAL NOTICE IN FULL, YOU MUST IMMEDIATELY LEAVE THIS WEBSITE.

This Legal Notice Applies to the Entire Contents of Pageant Center, the Website located at www.PageantCenter.com (Website or “we” or “us”) and to any Correspondence Between Us and You.  By using the Pageant Center Website, you agree to be bound by the following Terms of Use in full. (Note: The use of the word "Terms" also includes the term and concept of "Conditions.") 

Use by Minors
Disclaimer
Content and Links to Other Websites
Sharing Your Information
Submitting Links, Listings and Information
Accuracy of Website Content
Restrictions on Use of Material
Provided "As is" and "As Available"
Disclaimer: Limitation of Liability
Indemnification
Ownership of Content, Copyrights or Trademarks
Reporting Trademark/Copyright Infringement
Policy on Allowed Use

Revisions to Website
Advertising
Governing Law
Changes to This Agreement
Severability

 

Use by Minors / Children

This Website is not for use by minors. Minors may use PageantCenter.com only with the involvement of an adult. Content, external links and information request forms are for adults only.  If you are a minor and wish to contact a pageant or business, have your parents do so for you. It is the responsibility of parents to talk to their children about safe internet use.

Our policy is to not collect information from children under age 18. If you believe that we might have received any information from a child under age 18, please contact us at this email.

Disclaimer of Warranties

BY USING OR ATTEMPTING TO USE THIS WEBSITE, YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THIS WEBSITE AND THE INFORMATION HEREIN ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS AND THAT PAGEANT CENTER MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THIS WEBSITE OR ITS CONTENT OR ANY OTHER WEB SITES LINKED TO FROM THE SITE. PAGEANT CENTER DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OR OTHER VIOLATION OF RIGHTS.. BY USING OR ATTEMPTING TO USE THIS WEBSITE, YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE:

(1) THE INFORMATION COULD INCLUDE INACCURACIES AND/OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS;

(2) PAGEANT CENTER DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THE AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, OR ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR PRODUCTS ON THIS SITE OR ANY OTHER WEB SITES LINKED TO OR FROM THE SITE; AND

(3) PAGEANT CENTER DOES NOT WARRANT THAT ANY FUNCTIONS OF OUR SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER POTENTIALLY DAMAGING CONTENT.

ANY MATERIAL OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS THAT RESULTS FROM ACCESSING ANY SUCH MATERIAL, OR USE OF THIS SITE.

AdBlocking Policy

Use of this site requires displaying and viewing ads that are presented on this website.


Disclaimer: Content and Links to Other Websites

You are responsible for your own use of the Pageant Center Website and for any consequences thereof. 

The Pageant Center Site includes pageant industry listings and links to third-party websites which are not affiliated in any way with Pageant Center. These listings and links are provided solely for user convenience.  We expressly disclaim all warranties. We do not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, completeness, reliability or adequacy of any pageant listed on this Website, or any third-party linked to from this Website.  The Pageant Center is not responsible for the pageants listed on this Website, the actions of their staff, or the content of their websites. The Pageant Center Site does not endorse any pageants, organisation or business included on this Website, their activities, the services they provide, or any material found on their websites.

By clicking on a third-party link, you will leave the Pageant Center Site. If you decide to access these linked sites, or initiate contact with any organization on our Website, you do so entirely at your own risk and without warranties or legal liability of any kind on the part of the Pageant Center Website. You hereby acknowledge that by using any link, you thereby irrevocably waive any and all claims against Pageant Center.

You acknowledge that any reliance on any material posted on the Pageant Center Site will be at your own risk. Under no circumstances shall we be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage caused, or alleged to have been caused, to a user in connection with the use of or reliance on any content provided on this Website, or on any linked external website, or their associated activities.

Pageant Center guests who find a disreputable pageant included on our site may contact us to describe the organisation's misconduct in detail and enclose a scanned copy of your letter of complaint to your state's Attorney General's Office or Better Business Bureau in the United States.  If the Better Business Bureau finds the complaint sufficiently valid to publically post, and we are convinced that substantial evidence exists that a pageant has treated contestants unethically or dishonestly, we will remove the offending organization from our site's listings.

Use this form to report concerns or questionable content.
 

Sharing Your Information

You agree that you are responsible for your own use of the Pageant Center Website, for any posts, form submissions, email correspondence, or other submissions or correspondence you make, for any content you upload or submit, and for any consequences thereof. 

By using the Pageant Center Website's information request forms or the external email links provided on this Website, you are choosing to share your information with third party individuals, organizations, pageants, or businesses, and are fully responsible for any risk you undertake in doing so. We do not own or operate the third party Websites listed on or linked from the Pageant Center Website. That means that when you contact those entities, or use Pageant Center forms to submit your information to them, you are making your information available to someone other than Pageant Center. When you connect with a third party Website, individual, or organization listed on Pageant Center, it/they will have access to the Information you provide about yourself or your child. You should always review the policies of third party Websites and organizations to make sure you are comfortable with the ways in which they use information you share with them.

You acknowledge that transmissions by you to or from this Website ("Transmissions'') are non-confidential, and that others may intercept and or read such Transmissions.

Other than personally identifiable information, which is covered under our Privacy Policy, any information or material you transmit to this Website will be considered non-confidential. The Company will have no obligations with respect to such material. The Company will be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use such material and all data, images, sounds, text and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes.

Upon using any of the forms provided this Website, I grant Pageant Center permission to email or mail me promotional material and information.

View our Privacy Policy.

Submitting Links, Listings and Information

If you submit your organisation's, pageant's or business' listing or information to the Pageant Center Website, the following additional terms apply to you:

Submitting a link or listing to the Pageant Center Website is subject to our approval, conditions, and agreement, as we may decide in our sole discretion. Pageant Center shall have the right in its sole discretion to edit, refuse to post, reject, or remove any link, listing, or material submitted that we deem to be unsuitable for any reason. Pageant Center reserves the right to change the content of any listing previously accepted, at any time, without further notice to you.

If you are submitting a listing on behalf of a pageant or business, you agree that by submitting a listing to Pageant Center, you warrant and represent that you either: (1) own the copyright, trademark or other proprietary right in the information, images or other material you submit, (2) you have received permission from the person or entity who owns those rights, or (3) you are an authorized representative of the pageant or business with the legal authority to submit that pageant's or business' information to us, and to bind that pageant or business to this agreement. 

The unauthorized submission or distribution of copyrighted material, trademarked or other proprietary content is illegal. You may not upload, post or submit to make available on  PageantCenter.com any content protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of that copyright, trademark or other proprietary right. Before submitting any material to us to post, you are responsible for determining if that content is protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights. You shall be solely liable for any damages resulting from any infringement of copyright, trademark or other proprietary right, or any other harm resulting to us from your uploading, posting or submitting any such material to the Pageant Center Website. Our Trademark Policy

By submitting your pageant or business's information, you do so entirely at your own risk, and you give us permission to post and allow others to use such links and content. We do not control and are not responsible for the actions or activities of any visitor to this Website.  If you decide to submit your organization's link, email, date of events, location, contact person, address, or other other information, you do so entirely at your own risk. If visitors to the Website communicate with your organization as a result of using this Website, you agree to assume all responsibility for any loss or damage caused or alleged to have been caused to you or your organization or business in connection with the posting of your information on this Website.

Under no circumstances shall we be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage caused or alleged to have been caused in connection with the submission of your information to be available on this Website, or the actions or activities of any individual who contact you as a result of your listing on this Website.

In no event shall Pageant Center, its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, vendors, or suppliers be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages resulting from any inability to access or use this Website; or for the loss of profits or damages that may result from delays, errors, omissions, interruptions, defects, failure of performance, including but not limited to damages for loss of use, profits, other intangibles whether in an action in contract, tort (including but not limited to negligence); or otherwise even if Pageant Center has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of implied warranties or exclusion of limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages . In such cases, if the above limitation of liability may not apply to you, the extent that Pageant Center's total liability to you for all losses, damages and causes of action shall not be greater than the totality of payments made by you to PageantCenter.com in exchange for allowing you to be listed on this Website.

By submitting a listing to the Pageant Center Website, you agree to be bound by these terms.
 

Disclaimer: Accuracy of Website Content

While we will endeavor to ensure that all information on the Website is accurate, we cannot vouch that all information will be accurate and up to date at all times. The Website contains a large amount of data, and errors are likely to occur in tracking changes - for example, changes in dates, locations and times of events. We therefore do not accept any liability for errors or omission with regards to content of the Website. Should you find any inaccurate information on the Website, please use this form to inform us, or send an email to pageants@usa.com.  We will endeavor to correct it, where we agree, as soon as it is practicable to do so.

This Website contains materials submitted to the Company by Third Party Providers. It is the responsibility of these Third Parties to ensure that the materials submitted for inclusion on this Website. We cannot guarantee the accuracy or reliability of this material and hereby disclaim any responsibility for error, omission or inaccuracy in the material or for any misinterpretation, loss, disappointment, negligence or damage caused by reliance on any material contained within the Website.

We also cannot accept responsibility for any failure, or alleged failure in the delivery of the services referred to herein, or in the event of bankruptcy, liquidation or cessation of trade of any company, organization, individual or firm referred to herein. You are advised to check with the pageant or other organization concerned. We accept no responsibility for the content of any Website to which a link from this Website exists. Such links are provided for your convenience on an 'as is' basis.

Pageant Center accepts submissions from pageants requesting that their event and website be listed on the Pageant Center Website. We do not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, completeness, reliability or adequacy of any information that has been provided to us by any such pageant, organization or business, and which subsequently appears on this Website. Materials provided by Third Party Providers have not been independently reviewed or authenticated in whole or in part by us. We expressly disclaim all warranties. We are not responsible for the content they submit to us. We do not endorse or make any representations about these pageants, organizations or businesses, or their activities or services.

You acknowledge that any reliance on any material posted on the Pageant Center Site will be at your own risk. Under no circumstances shall we be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage caused, or alleged to have been caused, to a user in connection with the use of or reliance on any content provided on this Website.

All information is subject to change on a regular basis, without notice.
 

Restrictions on Use of Material

You may not copy, transmit, post, create derivative works from, or republish in any way whatsoever any Materials from our Website without our prior written permission. Any modification or use of the Materials for any other purpose is an infringement of the Company's copyrights and other proprietary rights. Use of these Materials on any other Website is prohibited without the prior written permission of Company.

Provided "As is" and "As Available"

You understand and agree that the Pageant Center Website is provided to you on an AS IS and AS AVAILABLE basis. We disclaim all responsibility and liability for the availability, timeliness, security or reliability of the Pageant Center Websites. We also reserve the right to modify, suspend or discontinue the Pageant Center Website with or without notice at any time and without any liability to you.

Policy on Allowed Use

You may use the Pageant Center Websites for lawful purposes only.

Pageant Center reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to remove any posts, submissions, listings or advertisements that it deems to be unsuitable for any reason. 

Ownership of Content, Copyright or Trademark

PageantCenter.com is not affiliated in any way with any of the pageants on this Website. All trademarks on this Website, whether registered or not, are the property of their respective owners.

The Pageant Center Website may contain copyrighted material, trademarks and other proprietary information including text, photos, video and graphics (“Content”). Pageant Center or other individuals or entities may own this Content. You may use the Pageant Center Websites and the Content offered on the Pageant Center Websites only for your own internal, non-commercial purposes. Other than as permitted on the Pageant Center Website, you may not modify, publish, transmit, display, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit the Content of the Pageant Center Website or any portion of it.  In the event of any permitted copying, redistribution or publication of material from the Pageant Center Website, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark, legend or copyright notice shall be made by you. You may not use the Content in a manner that exceeds the rights granted for your use of the Content. 

By submitting or uploading information or other material onto the Pageant Center Website, you warrant and represents that you own the copyright, trademark or other proprietary right in such information, images or other material, or have received permission from the person or entity who owns such rights.  The unauthorized submission or distribution of copyrighted or other proprietary content is illegal. You shall not upload, post or otherwise make available on the Pageant Center Websites any Content protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of the copyright, trademark or other proprietary right. You are responsible for determining that such material is not protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right. You shall be solely liable for any damages resulting from any infringement of copyright, trademark or other proprietary right, or any other harm resulting from any uploading, posting or submission.

Certain areas of the Pageant Center Websites may allow you to post your own Content, which can be accessed and viewed by others, including the public in general. You may only post such Content to public areas that you created or that you have permission to post. You may not post any Content that violates these Terms of Use.

Trademark or Copyright Infringement

We respect the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on the Pageant Center Website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your trademark is being used illegally, please follow the instructions below on how to contact us to report possible copyright or trademark infringement.

In compliance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Pageant Center users and other persons may report any potential infringements and recommended corrections to us by using this form or by emailing us. We will address those concerns in accordance with that Act. Neither our Company, it officers, or representatives will be liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights or proprietary rights, or from any other harm that arises from user submissions.

Please provide the following information to our Copyright Agent by using this form:

  • an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
  • a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
  • a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Pageant Center Website;
  • your address, telephone number, and email address;
  • a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
  • a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

Disclaimer: Limitation of Liability

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL PAGEANT CENTER, ITS AFFILIATES, PARENT,  SUBSIDIARIES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS OR EMPLOYEES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL,  CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ATTORNEYS' FEES) IN ANY WAY DUE TO, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO YOUR USE OF OR YOUR RELIANCE UPON INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH EITHER THE CONTENT ON THE PAGEANT CENTER WEBSITE OR ON ANY LINKED THIRD PARTY EXTERNAL SOURCES, AND INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES CAUSED BY OR RELATED TO ERRORS, OMISSIONS, NEGLIGENCE, INTERRUPTIONS, COMPUTER VIRUS, OR THE FAILURE OF ANY RELATED PARTY TO PERFORM ITS OBLIGATIONS.  THESE EXCLUSIONS APPLY TO, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, ANY CLAIMS FOR LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOST SAVINGS, LOST DATA, LOSS OF GOODWILL, WORK STOPPAGE, COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OR LOSSES EVEN IF PAGEANT CENTER HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL WE BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIMS OF NEGLIGENCE OR BREACH, OR FOR ANY CLAIMED LOSS, INJURY, LIABILITY, OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER ARISING IN CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE FROM ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS FROM THE ONLINE CONTENT AVAILABLE OR NOT INCLUDED THEREIN, OR FROM ANY ACTION OR DECISION TAKEN AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF THE ONLINE CONTENT ON THIS WEBSITE OR ANY LINKED THIRD PARTY SOURCES.  IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION, OPINION, ADVICE OR OTHER CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE PAGEANT CENTER WEBSITE OR LINKED THIRD PARTY EXTERNAL WEBSITES.

BECAUSE SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH STATES OR JURISDICTIONS, PAGEANT CENTER'S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL LOSSES, DAMAGES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THOSE BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, SHALL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT YOU PAID TO ACCESS THIS SITE.

YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR ANY OTHER DISPUTE WITH US IS TO DISCONTINUE YOUR USE OF THE PAGEANT CENTER WEBSITE.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless PageantCenter.com, and its parents, affiliates, and respective employees, contractors, officers, directors, and agents from all claims, liabilities, damages, and expenses (including attorney's fees, court costs and expenses) that arise from or relate to your use or misuse of this Website, or from any breach of the Terms of Use. We reserve the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with us in asserting any available defenses.
 

Changes to This Agreement

We reserve the right, at our discretion, to modify, add, or remove portions of these terms at any time. Please check these terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of this Website now or following the posting of changes to these terms will signify that you accept these Terms and/or changes.
 

Revisions to Website

Pageant Center may modify, suspend, withdraw or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Content, in whole or in part, at any time without notice. You agree that Pageant Center shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension, withdrawal or discontinuance of the Content. Pageant Center may at any time revise these web site Terms of Use by updating this posting. By using the Website, you agree to be bound by any such revisions and you agree to periodically visit this page to determine the then current website Terms of Use to which you are bound.
 

Advertising

The following terms apply to you if you place an order through our Website or online advertising portal ("Order"): When you place an Order, if we accept your Order, we will post your ad as is practical and possible. We will determine the size, placement, and positioning of your ads by the advertising package you choose on our advertiser's portal, but reserve the right to make changes at any time without further notice.

We do not guarantee the activity that your ads will receive, such as the number of leads the ad will generate. We can use your ads and related content and information for marketing or promotional purposes.

We may reject or remove any ad for any reason. If you are placing ads on someone else's behalf, you agree that you have the legal authority to bind the advertiser to this Statement. 

Pageant Center reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to remove any advertisements after acceptance, that it deems to be unsuitable for any reason. In such an event, a pro-rated refund of the remaining months of the advertising will be processed.

We reserve the right to change the format and system of delivery of all aspects involving any ad, at anytime, without further notice to you, the advertiser.

In no event shall Pageant Center, its parents, affiliates, vendors, or suppliers be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages resulting from any inability to access or use this Website; or for the loss of profits or damages that may result from delays, omissions, interruptions, errors, defects, failure of performance, including but not limited to damages for loss of use, profits, other intangibles whether in an action in contract, tort (including but not limited to negligence); or otherwise even if Pageant Center has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of implied warranties or exclusion of limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages . In such cases, the above limitation of liability may not apply to you to the extent that Pageant Center's total liability to you for all losses, damages and causes of action shall not be greater than the totality of payments made by you to PageantCenter.com in exchange for allowing you to advertise on this Website.

By placing an order for advertising with the Pageant Center Website, you agree to be bound by these terms.

Governing Law

PageantCenter.com is owned by Vashni Ginath, LLC, of Nevis, West Indies. The laws of Nevis govern this contract.  Any claim or dispute that you may have against us is governed by the the laws of Nevis, which is the exclusive jurisdiction for any litigation arising out of our Website's use and operation.

Severability

If any portion of this Agreement or the Privacy Policy is determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to be unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that portion will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions hereof.

YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF USE by your accessing, viewing, and/or using our Website.