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Terms of Use

Welcome to the internet site downtowncolumbus.com, a site operated by the Columbus Downtown Development Corporation (“CDDC”) to showcase local offerings, happenings, and resources.  The effective date of these Terms of Use is August 26, 2019. This version of the Terms includes revisions made through that date, and replaces and supersedes any prior terms of use applicable to this site. 

Please read these Terms carefully so that you understand the conditions for accessing and using the Site and associated services.  We may make changes to these Terms from time to time as our Site develops, so check back frequently. Your continued use of the Site and associated services following any posted changes to the Terms constitutes your consent to them.  If you do not agree to the Terms, please do not use our Site.

Privacy Policy

By using this site, you consent to our collection and use of Personal Information as discussed in our Privacy Policy, which is hereby incorporated into these Terms.  A copy of the Privacy Policy can be accessed here: Privacy Policy

Permitted Use

This Site and its related services are intended only for use by those who are 13 years of age or older.  This Site is intended to provide information and services for your personal use. We grant you a limited, nonexclusive, revocable license to make personal and non-commercial use of the Site.  This license does not include the right to modify, reproduce, copy, or resell any of the content of the Site; to bypass any technical measures used to prevent or restrict access to any portion of the Site; to use any data mining, robots, or similar automated data gathering and extraction tools to access the Site; to violate or attempt to violate the security of the Site; or to interfere with or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site.

You agree to use this Site only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms.  You acknowledge that your use of this site is at our sole discretion, and your license to use the site may be terminated by us at any time.  We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to refuse service to anyone and to block or prevent your future access to and use of this site. 

Your Account

Before you can make use of certain services associated with this site, you must register on the Site.  You agree and warrant that all information you provide to us through this site, including but not limited to any contact information and other registration information for your account, is truthful and accurate.  You further agree to inform us promptly of any changes to your contact information during the time in which you are participating in Site activities.

You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account.  You agree not to disclose your account password to others, and you agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your account.  We are neither responsible for nor liable for any loss or other injury that you may incur as a result of someone else using your user account or password, either with or without your knowledge.

Trademarks and Copyrights

The trademarks, trade dress, logos, and service marks displayed on this Site are owned by CDDC and third parties.  Nothing contained on this Site may be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any right or license to use any trademark.

All content on the Site, including without limitation text, photographs, graphics, layout, and design, is owned by CDDC, or CDDC has been granted permission to use the content.  Nothing contained on this Site may be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any right or license to use any copyrighted material on the Site. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you may download a single copy of the content on the Site for your personal, noncommercial use, provided all copyright and other proprietary notices are kept intact and provided that you do not modify the content in any manner.

You can reject cookies through your browser. If you reject cookies, you may still use our Site, but your ability to use some of the areas of our Site will be limited. 

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Disclaimer of Warranties; Indemnification

THIS SITE, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY ASSOCIATED SERVICES ARE PROVIDED BY US ON AN “AS IS” OR “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS.  WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS SITE, TO THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED ON THIS SITE, OR TO THE FUNCTIONALITY, OF ANY SERVICES ASSOCIATED THEREWITH.  TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

BY USING THE SITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.  WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM OR OTHERWISE RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.  YOU AGREE THAT IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE SITE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE.

CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES.  IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.

Where and to the extent permitted by law, you agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless CDDC, its agents, distributors, and affiliates, and their officers, directors, and employees, from and against any claims, demands, damages, costs, and expenses, including without limitation reasonable attorney’s fees, arising from or related to your use of the Site, your submission of any content, or your breach of any provision of these Terms or any warranty hereunder.

You agree that all disputes concerning the construction, interpretation, validity, effect, and enforceability of these Official Rules will be governed by the laws of the State of Ohio without regard to conflicts of laws provisions. You agree that exclusive jurisdiction over any legal action arising out of or in connection with your use of the Site will be in state or federal courts located in or nearest to Franklin County, Ohio, and by participating in the Site activities you consent to such jurisdiction and venue and consent to resolve any such claims individually and without resort to class action.

Contact Us

If you have a question regarding Site policy, please contact us by mail at:

CDDC
150 S. Front Street, Suite 210
Columbus, Ohio 43215
614.545.4700

info@downtowncolumbus.com   

Due to an emergency cleanup, the Scioto Mile Fountain is currently CLOSED. Fountain Fest activities outside of the water are still happening! Stay tuned here for updates on reopening.