Terms and Conditions
BY USING THE GREAT LAKES SERVICES, LLC ("GREAT WOLF") WEBSITE, INCLUDING ANY RELATED PAGES AND WEBSITES OWNED BY GREAT WOLF THAT LINK OR OTHERWISE RELATE TO THE WWW.GREATWOLF.COM WEBSITE (THE "SITE"), YOU ARE AUTOMATICALLY AGREEING TO AND SHOW THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS (THE "AGREEMENT"). YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THE SITE INDICATES YOUR CONTINUED ACCEPTANCE OF THIS AGREEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ABIDE BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU MAY NOT USE THE SITE. THIS AGREEMENT IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE BY GREAT WOLF AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE. ALL RIGHTS TO USE THE SITE ARE GRANTED ON THE CONDITION THAT SUCH RIGHTS ARE FORFEITED IF USER FAILS TO COMPLY WITH THE AGREEMENT.YOU WILL BE ASKED TO VERIFY YOUR AGE PRIOR TO SUBMITTING ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION TO THE SITE. YOU MAY NOT SUBMIT PERSONAL INFORMATION TO THE SITE IF YOU ARE UNDER THIRTEEN (13) YEARS OLD, AND IN SOME INSTANCES YOU MUST BE AT LEAST EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OR OLDER.GREAT WOLF MAY DISCONTINUE OR MAKE CHANGES IN THE INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES DESCRIBED IN THE SITE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE TO YOU AND WITHOUT ANY LIABILITY TO YOU. GREAT WOLF DOES NOT UNDERTAKE ANY OBLIGATION OR RESPONSIBILITY TO UPDATE OR AMEND ANY SUCH INFORMATION PUBLISHED AT THE SITE. GREAT WOLF RESERVES THE RIGHT TO TERMINATE ANY OR ALL SITE OFFERINGS OR TRANSMISSIONS WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE. FURTHERMORE, BY OFFERING THE SITE AND INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES VIA THE SITE, NO DISTRIBUTION OR SOLICITATION IS MADE BY GREAT WOLF TO ANY PERSON TO USE THE SITE OR SUCH INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES IN ANY JURISDICTIONS WHERE THE PROVISION OF THE SITE AND/OR SUCH INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES IS PROHIBITED BY LAW.
Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, Great Wolf grants User a limited, revocable, non-exclusive and non-transferable license-at-will (the "License") to use the Site for its intended purpose for your own non-commercial use in order to upload content required and/or permitted by the Site and these Terms and Conditions. Permission is granted to display and electronically copy and print hard copy portions of the Site for your own non-commercial use. Any other use, including the reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, display or performance of any content of the Site is strictly prohibited. We do not grant any license or other authorization to any of our trademarks, logos, trade names, service marks, other copyrightable material or any other intellectual property by including it on the Site. Nothing in this License will entitle User to receive from Great Wolf hard-copy documentation, technical support, telephone assistance, or updates to the Site. Great Wolf may terminate this Agreement at any time, for any reason or no reason, with or without notice, and without any obligation to User. Upon termination, User agrees to immediately cease using the Site.Restrictions
User may not: (i) modify, revise, translate or create any derivative works of the Site or supporting documentation; (ii) decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise attempt to derive the source code for the Site; (iii) redistribute, sell, rent, lease, sublicense, or otherwise transfer rights to the Site; or (iv) remove or alter any proprietary notices, legends, symbols or labels in the Site, including, but not limited to, any trademark, logo, copyright.Proprietary Rights
Title, ownership rights, and intellectual property rights in the Site, its content, and all copies thereof shall remain in and with Great Wolf, its licensors and/or its assigns. The Site, and all elements comprising the Site, including, without limitation, the text, Site design, logos, graphics, sounds, icons and images, as well as the selection, assembly and arrangement thereof are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws and by international treaties. All trademarks, service marks, trade names, trade dress, logos, designs and sounds associated with the Site are owned by Great Wolf or third parties that have authorized their use.
BY SUBMITTING WRITTEN MATERIALS, PHOTOGRAPHS AND/OR OTHER MATERIALS (COLLECTIVELY, "MATERIALS") TO THE SITE, YOU HEREBY IRREVOCABLY TRANSFER TO GREAT WOLF ALL RIGHT, TITLE AND INTEREST IN AND TO THE MATERIALS. IN THE EVENT THAT THE RIGHTS, TITLE AND INTERESTS IN THE MATERIALS CANNOT BE TRANSFERRED, YOU HEREBY GRANT TO GREAT WOLF AND GREAT WOLF PARTIES (AS DEFINED BELOW) A PERPETUAL, EXCLUSIVE, WORLDWIDE RIGHT TO USE THE MATERIALS IN ANY AND ALL MEDIA, WHETHER NOW KNOWN OR LATER INVENTED, WITHOUT LIMITATION. YOU RELEASE GREAT WOLF AND THE GREAT WOLF PARTIES FROM ANY CLAIMS OR LIABILITIES ARISING FROM THE MATERIALS AND WAIVE THE RIGHT TO PURSUE ANY CLAIM AGAINST GREAT WOLF AND THE GREAT WOLF PARTIES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT, THE SITE, AND/OR THE MATERIALS.
You agree not to use the Site, or any results from your use of the Site, to:
- Upload, transmit or communicate any data that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
- Harm minors in any way;
- Impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
- Forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any data transmitted to other users;
- Upload, transmit, access or communicate any data or information that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships;
- Upload, transmit, access or communicate any data that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party;
- Upload, transmit or communicate any data that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
- Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including any privacy laws of any applicable jurisdiction;
- "Spam", "stalk" or otherwise harass another;
- Collect or store personal data or other information about other users or non-users; and/or
- Intentionally make available spoofed files or files with information designed to misidentify the actual content of the file.
We have no obligation to monitor Materials provided by users of the Site. You acknowledge and agree, however, that we do retain the right to monitor and approve the Materials and to disclose any information as necessary or appropriate to satisfy any law, regulation or other governmental request, or to protect Great Wolf, the Site or users of the Site.
Links To Other Sites
Links to non-Great Wolf websites may be provided, in which case they are provided solely as pointers to information on topics that may be useful, and Great Wolf does not control over the content on such non-Great Wolf websites. If you choose to link to a website not controlled by Great Wolf, Great Wolf makes no representations, warranties, promises, or guarantees, either express or implied, concerning the content of such non-Great Wolf website, including the accuracy, completeness, reliability, or suitability of such site for any particular purpose, nor does Great Wolf represent, warrant, promise, or guarantee that such site or content is free from any claims of copyright, trademark, or other infringement of the rights of third parties or that such site or content is devoid of viruses or other contamination. Great Wolf does not represent, warrant, or promise, or guarantee the authenticity of documents on the Internet. Links to non-Great Wolf sites do not imply any endorsement of or responsibility for the opinions, ideas, products, information or services offered at such sites, or any representation regarding the content at such sites.
Notices Of Claimed Infringement
If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on the Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide the following information in writing to Great Wolf’s Copyright Agent named below:
- 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 Site;
- 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; and
- 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.
Great Wolf’s Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached at: Great Wolf Resorts, Attn: General Counsel, 525 Junction Road, Suite 6000 South, Madison WI 53717. Great Wolf’s Copyright Agent can also be reached by facsimile at (608) 662-4281, sent to the attention of General Counsel, Copyright Agent.
Disclaimer of Warranty
THE SITE IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND ON AN "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE WARRANTIES THAT IT IS FREE OF DEFECTS, VIRUS FREE, ABLE TO OPERATE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED BASIS, OR THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THE SITE IS WITH USER. SHOULD THE SITE PROVE DEFECTIVE, USER ASSUMES THE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION. THIS DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY CONSTITUTES AN ESSENTIAL PART OF THIS AGREEMENT. NO USE OF THE SITE IS AUTHORIZED HEREUNDER EXCEPT UNDER THIS DISCLAIMER. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMER OR LIMITATIONOF WARRANTIES, SO THE DISCLAIMERS SET FORTH ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU TO THE EXTENT THAT SUCH STATE LAW APPLIES TO YOU.
Limitation of Liability
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL GREAT WOLF AND ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUBCONTRACTORS, REPRESENTATIVES, AFFILIATES, AND SUPPLIERS (COLLECTIVELY, THE "GREAT WOLF PARTIES") BE LIABLE TO USER FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, DIRECT, INDIRECT, COMPENSATORY, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF DATA, DATA BEING RENDERED INACCURATE, LOSSES SUSTAINED BY USER OR THIRD PARTIES, A FAILURE OF THE SITE TO OPERATE WITH ANY OTHER PROGRAMS, LOSS OF GOODWILL, WORK STOPPAGE, COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, OR ANY AND ALL OTHER COMMERCIAL DAMAGES OR LOSSES, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY THEREOF, AND REGARDLESS OF THE LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY (CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE) UPON WHICH THE CLAIM IS BASED. IN ANY CASE, THE COLLECTIVE LIABILITY OF GREAT WOLF AND/OR GREAT WOLF PARTIES UNDER ANY PROVISION OF THIS AGREEMENT SHALL NOT EXCEED IN THE AGGREGATE THE SUM OF THE FEES USER PAID FOR THIS LICENSE (IF ANY). SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, SO THIS EXCLUSION AND LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO USER AND IN SUCH CASE GREAT WOLF’S LIABILITY AND THAT OF THE GREAT WOLF PARTIES SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
User further agrees to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless Great Wolf and Great Wolf Parties from and against any claims, damages, expenses or liability arising from or related to any injuries, damages or losses to any person or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, User’s use of the Site (or any other person accessing the Site using your account) , or use of Great Wolf or Great Wolf Parties’ services, including, without limitation, User’s breach of any terms or representations contained in this Agreement or the use by Great Wolf or Great Wolf Parties of any of the rights granted by User.
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties concerning the subject matter hereof. This Agreement will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Wisconsin, excluding that body of laws pertaining to conflict of laws. If any provision of this Agreement is determined by a court of law to be illegal or unenforceable, such provision will be enforced to the maximum extent possible and the other provisions will remain effective and enforceable. All disputes relating to this Agreement are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Madison, Wisconsin and User expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of Madison, Wisconsin in connection with any such dispute including any claim involving Great Wolf and/or the Great Wolf Parties. Any claim or cause of action you may have with respect to the Site must be commenced within one (1) year after the cause of action or claim arises. A waiver by either party of any term or condition of this Agreement or any breach thereof, in any one instance, shall not waive such term or condition or any subsequent breach thereof. Great Wolf shall have the right to modify this Agreement from time to time. You understand and agree that your continued use of the Site indicates your acceptance of any such modifications, which shall become a part of this Agreement.
Communicating with Great Wolf
By sending Great Wolf any ideas, comments, suggestions, questions or other material, you grant to Great Wolf an unrestricted, royalty-free, worldwide, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute such material in any manner, including in connection with Great Wolf’s business, and you also agree that Great Wolf is free to us any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques that you send us for any purpose. You agree that you shall remain solely liable for the contents of any submissions to the Site made by you or others using your account. Our postal contact regarding the matters set forth in this Agreement is as follows: Great Lakes Services, LLC Attn: Greatwolf.com support, 525 Junction Road, Suite 6000 South, Madison WI 53717. Our email contact regarding such matters is as follows: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Void Where Prohibited
Great Wolf administers and operates the Site from its location in Madison, Wisconsin USA. Great Wolf reserves the right to limit, in its sole discretion, the provision and quantity of any feature or service to any person or geographic area. Any offer for any feature or service made on the Site is void where prohibited. You may not use the Site in violation of any applicable laws or regulations, including, without limitation, export laws and regulations.
Information you provide
You are not required to provide any personal information in order to have general access to the Great Wolf websites, however, in order to access certain information, features or services, you may be required to provide personal information. Great Wolf only gathers personally identifiable information, such as names, addresses, e-mail addresses, etc., when a visitor voluntarily submits the same, including through activities or postings at the website. Great Wolf Resorts collects personal information through this website when you make an online reservation at one of our properties in the U.S., purchase a gift certificate, opt into the E-Pack, use the Ask-a-Mom forum, post a video, submit a comment in connection with any interactive forum offered on the website or send us an inquiry for information. This information may include name, address, phone number, email address, password and credit card information. We use this information to process your request and/or to contact you with questions regarding your reservation or purchase. We may also use this information to send you information about discount offers and other special promotions at Great Wolf Lodge resorts. In addition, we may share your name, address, email address and phone number with some of our trusted marketing partners, who may contact you to offer discounts and other valuable information about their products and services. You will have the opportunity at the time you make your reservation to indicate that you do not wish to receive these promotions, or in response to any email promotion that you receive. We may also use such information and other information that we obtain from your use of the website, to respond to your questions or comments, to resolve disputes, to contact you when necessary in connection with the operation of the website, to address problems at the website and to enforce our Terms and Conditions. Please note that information that you voluntarily provide in public portions of the website is not protected information and such information could potentially be collected and used in ways which we cannot control.In addition to using your information as described above, if you opt-in we may also occasionally send you e-mail announcements regarding special promotions and other information we believe will be of interest to you. You may opt-out of receiving the mailings or any other e-mails that we send to our mailing list by using the "unsubscribe" feature in any e-mail you receive from us.
Browser Level Information
Great Wolf Resort web servers automatically collect information about a visitor's IP address, browser type and referrer by reading this information from your browser. This information is collected in a database and used to help us recognize you each time you return to one of our websites. It is also used in an aggregated, anonymous manner--in our internal analysis of traffic patterns within our website. This information is automatically logged by most websites.
If this practice is of concern to you, the "help" portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether.
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Applying for a job
In the future, you may be able to obtain an employment application from our website. We do not, however, accept electronic applications at this time.
Sending an e-card
At times our websites offer the option to send an e-card. You supply your name and email address and the recipient's name and email address when you send an e-card. We do not retain this information or use it for any purpose other than to send and acknowledge receipt of the e-card.
How is personal information protected?
Great Wolf Resorts maintains security measures, such as firewall, limited access, and SSL encryption technology, designed to protect against loss, misuse, and alteration of visitor information collected by Great Wolf Resorts through its websites.
How is personal information shared with third parties?
As stated above, Great Wolf Resorts may share information it collects from you with trusted marketing partners, unless you indicate that you do not wish to receive these offers. Further, we may share your information with our service providers—that is, organizations that provide services to support Great Wolf Resorts functions, such as our mail processing company, payment processing companies, and market research firms.
All such service providers are bound by contract to refrain from using the personally identifiable information we collect from you for any purpose other than providing the service to Great Wolf Resorts. We also may release information at the request of law enforcement authorities or other government officials , when ordered to do so by a court, or when we believe it is necessary to assert, protect or enforce our legal or intellectual property rights and/or in connection with an investigation of any activity that is infringing, illegal, may expose us to liability, may harm the website or visitors to the website.
How can I opt-out of receiving future communications?
How can I opt-out of receiving future communications?You may opt-out of receiving communications from us at the time you make your online reservation. In addition, you may request to be removed from our marketing database at anytime by contacting us at: email@example.comOnline Collection of Information from Children Under 13
What information is collected online from children under 13 and how is it used?
Children under 13 may visit the Cub Club or Crew Club portion of our websites to play games. Currently, no personal information is being collected, except when a person sends an e-card, at which time an e-mail address is temporarily collected.
Sending an e-card
Children under 13 supply their name and email address and the recipient's name and email address to send an e-card. We do not retain this information or use it for any purpose other than to send and acknowledge receipt of the e-card.
Is my child's information required for participation in online activities?
No. Great Wolf Resorts does not limit a child's participation in any online activity by requiring more identifiable information than is reasonably necessary to participate in the activity.
Is my child's information shared with third parties?
No. Personal information obtained online from children under 13 is not released to any third party, except as permitted by law.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions about your reservation or lodge accommodations, please contact:
Great Wolf Resorts, Inc., Attn: Privacy Associate, 525 Junction Road, Suite 6000 South, Madison WI 53717. Phone: 608.662.4700 Fax: 608.662.4701
Children's' Privacy: Policies For Users Under Age 13
We do not knowingly collect or maintain personal information from children under the age of 13 on the site, except for the limited circumstances described below. In the event a child under the age of 13 submits a question to us on the site and identifies her or his age, we may use the child’s email address for the sole purpose of responding to the child's question on a one time only basis. However, we will not use the child's email address to contact the child and we will delete it from our records once we have responded.
Your California Privacy Rights
If you are a California resident, California law allows you to request information regarding certain categories of personally identifiable information (for example, but not limited to, your name, postal address and e-mail address) that Great Wolf may have disclosed to other businesses in the prior calendar year for the other businesses own direct marketing purposes. You may make a request for this information once each calendar year. To make such a request, please e-mail us at email@example.com with "Request for California Privacy Information" in the subject line and in the body of the message. You must give us enough information so that we can locate your file. We will send the information covered by the California law to you via the e-mail address from which the request was made.