This website is owned and operated by Special Olympics Northern California Inc., a California nonprofit corporation (hereafter referred to as Special Olympics Northern California). The following terms of use govern the use of this site.  Please read these carefully before as use of this website indicates that you accept these terms.  If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use this site.

Intellectual Property Rights

Special Olympics Northern California is licensed to use all intellectual property rights in and to this website and all technical infrastructure (the software) relating to it. If you breach any of these terms, your permission to use this website, and any materials or content included in it, automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloads or printed extracts from this website.

Access To and Use of this Website

By accessing this website you agree:

  • Not to use it in such a way that disrupts, interferes with or restricts the use of this site by other users;
  • Not to upload, display or transmit any materials through this site that are false, offensive, defamatory, threatening, obscene, unlawful or which infringe the rights of any other person anywhere in the world;
  • Not to reverse engineer, decompile, copy or adapt any software or other code or scripts forming part of this site or attempt to transmit to or via this website any information that contains a virus, worm, Trojan horse or other harmful or disruptive component; and
  • Not to change, modify, delete, interfere with or misuse data contained on this website and entered by or relating to any third party user of this website.

Users of Photos and Video

Any material contained in this website ("Material") that may be downloaded, viewed and printed for use in the media, including print, broadcast, and electronic media, should attribute Special Olympics Northern California as the source. No trademark, copyright or other proprietary notices contained in or appearing on the Material can be removed in whole or in part.

Material must not be reproduced or exploited for commercial gain but only in pursuance of the purpose of promoting Special Olympics Northern California or the Special Olympics movement. All other rights are reserved and users must seek Special Olympics Northern California’s permission before making any other use of Material contained in this website.

Users shall be responsible for obtaining all authorizations, consents and releases and pay all compensation required by applicable collective bargaining or individual contracts or otherwise required by law.

Use of the Material shall not be derogatory to or critical of Special Olympics Northern California, Special Olympics, Inc., Special Olympics Nevada, and for each their athletes and any officer, director, agent, employee, volunteer, or affiliate. The Material shall not be altered in any fashion except as expressly authorized by Special Olympics Northern California in writing.

You shall indemnify and hold harmless Special Olympics Northern California, its officers, directors, agents, volunteers, and employees from all loss, cost, damage, liability and expense, and reasonable attorneys’ fees that Special Olympics Northern California may incur by reason of your use of the Material in any manner not authorized by these Terms of Use.

You shall have no rights to the intellectual property or the software, or any enhancements or modifications thereto, provided to you in order to access the Material. You may not sublicense, assign or transfer any licenses granted by Special Olympics Northern California, and any attempt at such sublicense, assignment or transfer shall be null and void.

Users Who are Posting and Submitting Material

Special Olympics Northern California may at its discretion allow users to upload or post content to individual user pages or to certain areas of the general website (each a Submission). Special Olympics Northern California may in its sole discretion decide whether or not to use a Submission. Special Olympics Northern California is hereby licensed to edit, change and remove all content posted to the website. You represent, warrant and agree that you will not provide any Submission which is subject to the rights of another person without first obtaining that person's express authorization and that you are responsible if your Submission injures another person.

You acknowledge and agree that (a) any Submission made by you is not confidential or proprietary information; (b) Special Olympics Northern California is under no obligation to treat your Submission as confidential or proprietary information; and (c) Special Olympics Northern California may use a Submission for any commercial or other purpose, without compensation or any liability to you.  By posting a Submission, you automatically grant to Special Olympics Northern California, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, fully paid, global license to use, copy, publicly perform, publicly display, reformat, translate, excerpt (in whole or in part), distribute, create derivative works of and sublicense your Submission for any and all purposes.  You understand that your Submission may be used and republished.

Exclusions and Limitations of Liability

This website provides information about Special Olympics Northern California, our mission and purpose and our programs, sports offered and athletes.

Owing to the nature of the Internet we cannot guarantee that this website or the websites to which it is linked will always be available to users. You should ensure that you have appropriate protection against viruses and other security arrangements in place while using the Internet.

Although every reasonable effort has been made to ensure that the information on this website is accurate at the time of publication, it is subject to variation at any time without notice and we do not give any warranty that any such information will be accurate or complete at any particular time or at all.

This website and any information or other material contained in it are made available strictly on the basis that you accept it on an 'as is' and 'as available' basis. Where you rely on any information or other material contained in it, you do so entirely at your own risk and you accept that all warranties, conditions and undertakings, express or implied, whether by common law, statute, trade usage, course of dealings or otherwise in respect of this website are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law. We exclude all liability whatever, to the fullest extent permitted by law, in respect of any loss or damage resulting or arising from any non-availability or use of this website or of any other website linked to it, or from reliance on the contents of this website or any material or content accessed through it.


Links from this website are provided for information and convenience only and we have no control over and cannot therefore accept responsibility or liability for the content of any linked third party website. We do not endorse any linked website, or any products, services or companies described in such links.


This website has been designed and these terms of use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of California, where Special Olympics Northern California is incorporated. Any dispute arising out of the accessing or use of this website shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the California state courts.