Terms of Use

Service Agreement

Online Terms of Service Agreement

Terms of Use

You are using the EMP Museum online service. As part of our service, Experience Learning Community and EMP Museum ("EMP") agrees to provide you with historical, educational, and musical information about Pacific Northwest rock 'n' roll music and musicians, as well as other information of interest to musicians and Northwest rock artist fans. We maintain, update, change, alter, and delete the information on this service at our sole discretion. We also reserve the right to change or discontinue any other aspect of this service, including without limitation the equipment required for access to or use of this service. By accessing and/or using the site, you agree to comply with all of the terms and conditions set forth by EMP related to your use of this service.

Prohibited Actions and Materials

You will not use this service for any unlawful purpose. You will not post, copy, or transmit illegal or infringing materials from or to this service, including without limitation copyrighted materials for which you do not have the required rights. You shall not post, copy, or transmit materials from or to this service which violate any rights of third parties, which are threatening, abusive, defamatory, which invade the privacy or publicity rights of another, or are vulgar, obscene, indecent, profane, bigoted, racially offensive, hateful, or otherwise objectionable, which encourage conduct giving rise to a criminal or civil offense or liability, or which, without our approval, contain advertising or any solicitation relating to products or services. You shall be solely liable for any prohibited materials posted or reproduced by you on the service, and you agree to wholly indemnify EMP against any claims or losses as a result of such actions by you.

Submitted Information

To the extent that you legally post, submit, or reproduce materials or information on or to the service (including, without limitation, feedback regarding the site or any comments, ideas, or suggestions you may have), you grant to EMP, and represent and warrant that EMP shall have a royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive license to transmit, copy, publish, use, reproduce, modify, adapt, and distribute such materials or information, in whole or in part, and/or to incorporate such materials in other works in any form, media, or technology. Notwithstanding the preceding sentence, EMP shall have the right to use all materials and information in this service in accordance with the U.S. Copyright Act and other laws.

Protected Materials

This service contains copyrighted materials, trademarks, service marks, logos, and other proprietary information, including without limitation text, software, photos, videos, graphics, music, and sound, which are being used by EMP for nonprofit, educational purposes. As between you and EMP, EMP owns or has rights to use all contents of this service and licenses you to view, download, and make single copies of these materials for your personal use. You may not make any copies of the contents of this service for any commercial purpose, for sale, lending, or lease, and you may not modify, publish, transmit, create derivative works from, or otherwise exploit the content and materials of this service without the express written consent of EMP and/or the owners of the materials. You acknowledge that EMP and/or third parties own the materials, and that you do not gain any ownership rights by downloading copyrighted materials as permitted herein.


The use of this service to deliver confidential, personal, sensitive or proprietary information may not be secure given the technology used by you and/or EMP. You are responsible for any breach of confidentiality and for publication of personal or proprietary information due to your use of this service. Postings to the service or email to this service may not be private communications, and therefore we encourage you to use caution in sending correspondence or making postings. Email, including comments, suggestions, and the like, to EMP may be published, exploited, or copied by EMP for any uses, and you waive all rights in such email by sending it to EMP.

Changed Terms

EMP shall have the right to change or modify these terms of service, or any part thereof, and such changed or modified terms shall be binding upon you and effective upon notice of the change or modification. Materials on this service may contain typographical errors or factual inaccuracies, and EMP may change the information from time to time. This service is now offered to you free of charge. You acknowledge that EMP may, at some point in the future, charge a fee or other amount for your access to or use of this service, but you shall not be responsible for paying any fee until you have received and agreed to a new terms of service agreement.

Other Terms

If you access this service through another network or online service, you may be subject to substantially different terms of service. We encourage you to read the terms of service of any other network or online service used by you so that you may understand their impact on you.

Non-Transferability of Membership

EMP grants to you a personal, non-exclusive, non-assignable, revocable, and non-transferable license to use and display the EMP software ("Software") on any machine(s) of which you are the primary user. Unauthorized copying of the Software, including software that has been modified, merged or included with the Software, or the written materials associated therewith is forbidden. You acknowledge that you may not sublicense, transfer, sell, or assign this license or the Software, and that any attempt to sublicense, transfer, sell, or assign this license is void.

Limitation of Liability And Warranty

You agree that use of the service is entirely at your own risk. The service, and all information contained therein, is provided "as is," without warranty of any kind, either express or implied. Furthermore, neither EMP nor any third-party content provider makes any warranty with respect to any content, information, services, software, or products provided through or in connection with the service, and EMP makes no warranty and claims no rights in or to any other services or Internet sites which are linked to or from the EMP online service. You specifically acknowledge that EMP or third-party content providers are not liable for the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of any service members or third parties. EMP and third-party content providers to the service do not guarantee or warrant the accuracy or completeness of any information, and are not responsible for any errors or omissions arising from the use of such information; from any failures, delays, or interruptions in the delivery of the service or the information contained therein; or, from any losses or damages arising from the use of the service or information. Neither EMP nor any third-party content provider guarantees that any information or software will be free of viruses or other harmful features.


You agree to indemnify and hold EMP and third-party information or content providers harmless from any dispute which may arise from a breach of terms of this Agreement. You agree to hold EMP and third-party information or content providers harmless from any claims and expenses, including reasonable attorney's fees and court costs, related to any violation by you of this Agreement, or any claims related to or arising from any information, software, or other content placed on the service by you.

Termination Of Service

EMP may terminate your account or access rights to this service, if any, at any time, without notice, for conduct that EMP believes violates this Agreement or other policies or guidelines that EMP has posted on the service. EMP may terminate your account or access rights to this service for online conduct that EMP believes is harmful to other users, to EMP's business, or to other information or content providers.

Choice Of Law

This Agreement shall be construed and controlled by the laws of the State of Washington, United States of America. Further, any dispute arising from the terms of this Agreement or a breach of this Agreement will be governed by the laws of the State of Washington. You agree to personal jurisdiction by the state and federal courts sitting in the State of Washington.


This service contains and uses trademarks, service marks and logos of EMP and third parties. Nothing in this Agreement or your use of the service shall be construed as granting you a license or other rights in such trademarks, service marks, and logos. Any questions about the use of trademarks should be referred to EMP.


EMP welcomes links to the Site. Permission to create a link to the Site is not required. However, we do reserve the right to request removal of a link from any webpage we believe does not further EMP Museum's mission. You may not enclose pages from EMPmuseum.org website within a frame set on your site.

The Site may provide links and pointers to Internet sites maintained by others. EMP is not responsible for the availability of any other site to which this Site links. Nor does EMP endorse or take responsibility for the content, advertising, products or other materials made available through any other site. Under no circumstances shall EMP Museum be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage that is caused or alleged to have been caused to you in connection with your use of, or reliance on, any content, goods, or services available on any other site.

EMP trademarks include the following:

  • EMP Museum
  • EMP
  • EMP Museum of Music + Sci-fi + Pop Culture
  • Experience Music Project | Science Fiction Museum
  • Experience Music Project
  • Experience Learning Community
  • ELC
  • Experience Arts Camp
  • EAC!