Terms of Service

Cub Scout Pack 468 of the National Capital Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America chartered by the Lions Club of Laytonsville, MD (“Pack 468”) operates this Site to provide online access to information about Pack 468 and the events, services, and opportunities we provide (the “Service”). By accessing and using this Site, you agree to each of the terms and conditions set forth herein (“Terms of Use”). Additional terms and conditions applicable to specific areas of this Site or to particular content or transactions are also posted in particular areas of the Site and, together with these Terms of Use, govern your use of those areas, content or transactions. These Terms of Use, together with applicable additional terms and conditions, are referred to as this “Agreement”. The content, opinions, and activities of Pack 468, including the operation of this website, are not necessarily those of the Boy Scouts of America, The National Capital Area Council, or the Lions Clubs of America.

Pack 468 reserves the right to modify this Agreement at any time without giving you prior notice. Your use of the Site following any such modification constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the Agreement as modified. The last date these Terms of Use were revised is set forth below.

1. Use of Site

You may use the Service, the Site, and the information, writings, images and/or other works that you see, hear or otherwise experience on the Site (singly or collectively, the “Content”) solely for your non-commercial, personal purposes and/or to learn about Pack 468 and our activities. No right, title or interest in any Content is transferred to you, whether as a result of downloading such Content or otherwise. Pack 468 reserves complete title and full intellectual property rights in all Content. Except as expressly authorized by this Agreement, you may not use, alter, copy, distribute, transmit, or derive another work from any Content obtained from the Site or the Service, except as expressly permitted by the Terms of Use.

Federal and Boy Scouts of America Policy prohibit Pack 468 from collecting information from persons under the age of 13 and from directly contacting youth members of the Boy Scouts of America. For Pack 468 and other youth members that would like to receive the information on this site, please confine yourself to the non-member public pages, or otherwise, ask your parents or guardians to join on your behalf and provide you with the necessary information.

While Pack 468 strives to keep the information on this site accurate and up to date, wherever this site provides information related to advancement and award opportunities, it is always a best practice to ensure that information matches the current requirements as published in the most recent handbook, published in the most recent, official BSA workbook, or as may be available at The Boy Scouts of America Website. If there is any discrepancy in the information, official BSA publications take precedence.

2. Copyright

The Site and the Content are protected by U.S. and/or foreign copyright laws, and belong to Pack 468, the Boy Scouts of America, the National Capital Area Council, the Lions Club of Laytonsville, or their partners, affiliates, contributors or third parties. The copyrights in the Content are owned by Pack 468 or other copyright owners who have authorized their use on the Site. You may download and reprint Content for non-commercial, non-public, personal use only. With the exception of the website users specifically authorized to do so, you may not manipulate or alter in any way images or other Content on the Site.

3. Trademarks and Copyrights

Trademarks used or mentioned remain the property of the trademark holder. Trademark or Copyright use on this site must be consistent with fair use guidelines, or used with the expressed permission from the trademark or copyright owner, except as permitted by applicable law. Trademark or copyright holders who have a good faith belief that use of their trademark or copyright on this site are inconsistent with these guidelines may request removal of the material using the contact us links.

4. Links to Third-Party Web Sites

Links on the Site to third party web sites or information are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you use these links, you will leave the Site. Such links do not constitute or imply an endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation by Pack 468 of the third party, the third-party web site, or the information contained therein. Pack 468 is not responsible for the availability of any such web sites. Pack 468 is not responsible or liable for any such web site or the content thereon. If you use the links to the web sites of Pack 468 affiliates, you will leave the Site, and will be subject to the terms of use and privacy policy applicable to those web sites.

5. Linking to this Site

If you would like to link to the Site, you must follow Pack 468’s link guidelines. Unless specifically authorized by Pack 468, you may not connect “deep links” to the Site, i.e, create links to this site that bypass the home page or other parts of the Site. You may not mirror or frame the home page or any other pages of, or content from, this Site on any other web site or web page.

6. Downloading Files

Pack 468 cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading through the Site will be free of infection by software viruses or other harmful computer code, files or programs.

8. Disclaimer of Warranties

PACK 468 MAKES NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR ENDORSEMENTS WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE, THE SERVICE OR THE CONTENT. PACK 468 EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, WITH REGARD TO THE SITE, THE SERVICE, THE CONTENT, AND ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE FURNISHED OR TO BE FURNISHED VIA THE SITE. PACK 468 DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS PERFORMED BY THE SITE OR THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS IN THE SITE OR THE SERVICE WILL BE CORRECTED. PACK 468 DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE CONTENT, OR THAT ANY ERRORS IN THE CONTENT WILL BE CORRECTED. THE SITE, THE SERVICE AND THE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS.

9. Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT WILL PACK 468 BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR OTHER INDIRECT DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF (I) THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, THE SERVICE, OR THE CONTENT, (II) ANY TRANSACTION CONDUCTED THROUGH OR FACILITATED BY THE SITE; (III) ANY CLAIM ATTRIBUTABLE TO ERRORS, OMISSIONS, OR OTHER INACCURACIES IN THE SITE, THE SERVICE AND/OR THE CONTENT, (IV) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA, (V) INAPPROPRIATE OR UNAUTHORIZED USED OF THE SITE BY OTHER VISITORS AND REGISTERED USERS, OR (VI) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SITE, THE SERVICE, OR THE CONTENT, EVEN IF PACK 468 HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE SITE, THE SERVICE, THE CONTENT, OR WITH THE TERMS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE.

10. Indemnification

You understand and agree that you are personally responsible for your behavior on the Site. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Pack 468, the Boy Scouts of America, the National Capital Area Council, The Lions Club of Laytonsville, the Lions Club of America, or their parent companies or organizations, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, licensors, employees, agents, and any third-party information providers to the Service from and against all claims, losses, expenses, damages and costs (including, but not limited to, direct, incidental, consequential, exemplary and indirect damages), and reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from or arising out of your use, misuse, or inability to use the Site, the Service, or the Content, or any violation by you of this Agreement.

11. Privacy

Click here to see and review Pack 468’s Privacy Policy.

12. Additional Terms of Service

If you participate in Pack 468’s Photo Galleys, Forums, Polls, or other on-line communications through this site, you remain solely responsible for content that you create. You also agree to grant Pack 468 an irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use that content on this site or in the other activities of Pack 468. You further warrant that you have the authority to grant said rights on that content.

Pack 468 and its representatives reserves the right to remove any user created content from this site without notice and for any reason or no reason at all. Do not keep your only copy of content you wish to keep on this site. While Pack 468 reserves the right to moderate, Pack 468 also does not accept the obligation to do so nor does Pack 468 guarantee that we frequently or actively moderate user generated content.

Pack 468 does not tolerate the use of this site to promote offensive or hateful speech. Pack 468 does not tolerate the use of this site to engage in intimidation or other real world or cyber bullying activity.

Please bring content you may believe to be inappropriate or offensive to the attention of Pack 468 by means of our contact us page.

13. Security and Technical Operation

Pack 468 is a volunteer organization, and this website is operated by skilled, but non-professionals. You accept that the technical operation of this site, may at time, become unintentionally misconfigured, causing the site to operate against the spirit of these Terms of Use. In such cases, you agree to hold Pack 468 harmless for such unintentional acts.

This site utilizes open-source management and plug-in tools that were not developed by Pack 468. You agree to hold Pack 468 harmless if these tools or automatically applied updates to these tools, unbeknown to Pack 468, operate against the spirit of these Terms of Use.

You acknowledge that this site utilizes standard security tools provided by the website host or through the open-source management tools and plug-ins. This site may not employ active security measures to prevent or detect a breech, and Pack 468 may not even be aware that a breech has occurred and the registered user information or content may have been compromised. You agree to hold Pack 468 harmless for such an occurrence or our failure to detect it or notify registered users in a timely fashion. It is recommended that you do not use the same password on this website that you may use for other activities.

14. User Conduct

You agree to use the Site only for lawful purposes. You agree not to take any action that might compromise the security of the Site, render the Site inaccessible to others or otherwise cause damage to the Site or the Content. You agree not to add to, subtract from, or otherwise modify the Content, or to attempt to access any Content that is not intended for you. You agree not to use the Site in any manner that might interfere with the rights of third parties.

15. Unsolicited Idea Submissions

Pack 468 is pleased to accept your ideas and feedback to improve our program or this website. If you submit ideas, then regardless of the means used or what your posting, email, letter, or other transmission may say, (1) you automatically grant Pack 468 a non-exclusive, royalty free license to use that idea without any additional compensation to you; (2) Pack 468 will have no obligation to return your idea to you or respond to you in any way; (3) Pack 468 will have no obligation to keep your idea confidential; and (4) Pack 468 may use your idea for any purpose whatsoever, including giving your idea to others.

16. User Supplied Information

Pack 468 does not want to receive private or confidential information from you via the Site. You agree that any material, information, or data you transmit to us or post to the Site (each a “Submission” or collectively “Submissions”) will be considered non confidential and non proprietary. For all Submissions, (1) you guarantee to us that you have the legal right to post the Submission and that it will not violate any law or the rights of any person or entity, and (2) you give Pack 468 the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide right to use, distribute, display and create derivative works from the Submission, in any and all media, in any manner, in whole or in part, without any restriction or responsibilities to you.

17. Password Security

If you register to become a cubpack468.org registered user, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your member identification and password information, and for restricting access to your computer. You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your member identification and password.

18. General Provisions

a. Entire Agreement/No Waiver. These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement of the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof. No waiver by Pack 468 of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default.

b. Correction of Errors and Inaccuracies. The Content may contain typographical errors or other errors or inaccuracies and may not be complete or current. Pack 468 therefore reserves the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions and to change or update the Content at any time without prior notice. Pack 468 does not, however, guarantee that any errors, inaccuracies or omissions will be corrected.

c. Enforcement/ Choice of Law/ Choice of Forum. If any part of this Agreement is determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, it will not impact any other provision of this Agreement, all of which will remain in full force and effect. Any and all disputes relating to this Agreement, Pack 468’s Privacy Policy, your use of the Site, any other Pack 468 web site, the Service, or the Content are governed by, and will be interpreted in accordance with, the laws of the State of Maryland, without regard to any conflict of laws provisions.

d. Claims of Copyright Infringement. Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to the operator of this website by means of the Contact Us page.