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ChoralNet maintains this Website as a service to its visitors. By using this Website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms of use, which may change at any time.


All Website design, text, graphics, and the selection and arrangement thereof Copyright American Choral Directors Association (ACDA), ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Permission is granted to electronically copy and to print in hard copy portions of ChoralNet for personal, private, and educational use as an informational resource. Any other use of materials on this Website - including reproduction for purposes other than those noted above, modification, distribution, republication, transmission, re-transmission, modification, or public showing - without the prior written permission of ACDA - is strictly prohibited.


" ChoralNet" is protected as a trademark in U.S. Patent and Trademark Law, and by International Trademark and Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties as applicable. The " ChoralNet" trademark has been in effect and continuous public use since September 7, 1995. Unauthorized use of the " ChoralNet" trademark is strictly prohibited. All other trademarks, product names and company names or logos cited herein are the property of their respective owners.

Use of Materials

Personal Use of ChoralNet Website Documents - ChoralNet hereby authorizes you to view, copy, download, and print ChoralNet documents that are available on this Website, subject to the following conditions:

  • The documents may be used solely for personal, noncommercial, and informational purposes.
  • The documents may not be modified.
  • Copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices may not be removed.

You may not reproduce, copy, or redistribute the design or layout of the ChoralNet Website, individual elements of the Web site design, or ChoralNet logos without the express written permission of ACDA.

Commercial Use of ChoralNet Website Materials and Screen Shots Reproduction - Copying or redistribution for commercial purposes of any materials or design elements on the ChoralNet Website is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of ACDA. ChoralNet reserves the right to refuse permission to copy, distribute, broadcast, or publish any of its copyrighted material.

Use, reproduction, copying, or redistribution of ChoralNet logos, except as used to provide a link to the ChoralNet home page (, is strictly prohibited without written permission from ChoralNet.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES is anyone to collect and use any e-mail or other type of address published on this site for commercial purposes (see privacy statement below).

Warranties and Limitation of Liability

Information and documents provided on this Website are provided "as is" without any warranty. ChoralNet uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this Website; it does not, however, make any representations as to its accuracy or completeness. Your use of this Website is at your own risk. ChoralNet and the other parties involved in creating and delivering this Website's contents are not liable for any damages arising from use of this site.

Except as specifically stated on this site, neither ChoralNet nor employees or other representatives will be liable for damages arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this site. This is a comprehensive limitation of liability that applies to all damages of any kind, including (without limitation) compensatory, direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property and claims of third parties.

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ChoralNet, Inc. is a nonprofit organiztion chartered in the state of South Dakota, USA. This Web site (excluding linked sites) is controlled by ChoralNet from various locations around the world. As each of these places has laws that may differ from those of South Dakota, by accessing this Website both you and ChoralNet agree that the statutes and laws of the state of South Dakota, without regard to the conflicts of laws principles thereof, will apply to all matters relating to use of this Website.

You and ChoralNet also agree and hereby submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the Superior Court of Pennington County and the United States District Court for the District of South Dakota with respect to such matters. ChoralNet makes no representation that materials on this Website are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

Links to External Sites

The ChoralNet Website contains links to external, third-party Web sites. The linked sites are not under the control of ChoralNet, and ChoralNet is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. ChoralNet is providing these links only as a convenience, and the inclusion of a link does not imply endorsement of the linked site or its products or services by ChoralNet.

ChoralNet does not operate or control the information, products and/or services found on any external sites. Nor does ChoralNet represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any information, products and/or services provided on or through any external sites, including, without limitation, warranties of any kind, either express or implied, warranties of title or non-infringement or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Users assume complete responsibility and risk in their use of any external sites. As ChoralNet is not responsible for the availability of these outside resources, or their contents, users should direct any concerns regarding any external link to its site administrator or Webmaster.

Privacy Statement

At ChoralNet, we are commited to protecting your privacy. This means that we will not distribute, sell or rent your name or personal information about you to any third party. ChoralNet may share non-personal, non-individual information in aggregate form with its marketing partners for research purposes. In other words, we will not tell our marketing partners that you visited a certain page at the site, but we may tell them how many visitors visited that page.

We ask for an e-mail address as part of your ChoralNet registration, partly in order to validate registrations (i.e. in order to keep robots from registering) but also in order to send you material you choose to subscribe to on our site, and allow other users to contact you via your user page. We make every effort to keep your email address private and not expose it to other users; the "contact this user" feature is handled entirely via the ChoralNet website. Please report any inappropriate use of the Contact feature via the "report inappropriate content" link.

ChoralNet does not endorse nor use unsolicited email (i.e., bulk email or "spam") as a marketing tool. Furthermore, it is expressly forbidden to gather any e-mail addresses from this Web site or from any of the various communication resources operated by ChoralNet for the purpose of making unsolicited commercial contact with the owners of those addresses. In addition, we hereby forbid anyone from broadcasting even non-commercial messages to multiple addresses obtained from this site. You may contact us using this link with any questions about this or any other policy.


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