Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Welcome to www.arcprotects.org, the website (the “Website”) owned and operated by Amphibian and Reptile Conservancy, Inc. (“we” , “us” or “our”). We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is dedicated to the preservation of herpetofauna and their habitats.

Consent to Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

By accessing the Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.  In addition, if you use the Website, you agree that your activities are  covered by our Privacy Policy.

Use of Publications, Trademarks, and Logos
On the Website, we provide information and resources on the conservation of amphibians and reptiles and the restoration of their habitats.  This content includes, but is not limited to, information and resources in the form of reports, articles, press releases, photographs, case studies, newsletters, video broadcasts, e-newsletters, quarterly updates, and interviews with staff and community partners, clients, and volunteers (such content collectively, “Publications”). Unless otherwise expressly stated, all content provided on the Website is intellectual property that belongs to us. You are permitted to download Publications from the Website for your own personal informational use. You may also copy, distribute, adapt, and transmit content from this Website solely for not- for-profit or educational purposes, provided that the use contains the following attribution: “Reproduced with permission of Amphibian and Reptile Conservancy, Inc.” You may not, without express written permission from us:
  • Suggest any other relationship, endorsement or affiliation with us;
  • Use or duplicate any of our logos or trademarks; or
  • Use or duplicate any Publications for commercial use.
To request permission for any of the above, send an email to info@ARCProtects.org.
Links to Other Websites
Links on the Website that lead to outside services and resources are provided for convenience only. We do not control the accuracy or availability of the those outside services and resources.   If you have any concerns regarding any such service or resource, or any link, please let us know by email to info@ARCProtects.org.
Third Party Content

We respect copyright and trademark laws. Third-party material may appear on our site, and those creators retain all rights to their works, except where noted.

No Guarantees

Though we strive to keep the information available on the Website current and accurate, errors can occur. We provide the information on the Website with no representations or guarantees of accuracy, completeness, or timeliness. We will not be liable to you or any other  person for any damages that result from the use or inability to use the Website, or as a result of any content, information, services, or resources made available through the Website.


You agree to indemnify and hold harmless each of us, our affiliates, officers, directors, employees and volunteers from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to, arising out of, or related to your use of this Website, the violation of these Terms of Use by you, or the infringement by you of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.

About These Terms – General Provisions

If we do not immediately take action to address a violation of these Terms of Use, we are not waiving our rights to take action in the future. If any particular provision of these Terms of Use is found to be unenforceable, that provision will be severable and will not affect any of the other provisions.

ARC is incorporated in the state of Kentucky, but our staff is located throughout the United States.  Your use of the Website, and any related legal action, will be governed by the laws of the State of Kentucky, without regard to conflict of laws principles.  In addition, by using the Website, you understand and agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of whichever state we determine, in our sole discretion, to resolve any legal matter arising from these Terms of Use or related to your use of the Website.

Changes to the Terms of Use

We reserve the right to make changes to any information or services on the Website, including these Terms of Use, without notice to you. The most current Terms of Use will be posted here on the Website and will be effective upon posting. The Effective Date will be posted with the most current Terms of Use. Be sure to return to this page periodically to ensure familiarity with the most current version of these Terms of Use.

Effective as of February 18, 2022