Terms of Use


Welcome to Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Ripley Entertainment Inc., its  parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies (”Ripley”) maintain this  site (the “Site”) for your personal entertainment, information,  education, and communication. Please feel free to browse the Site. You  may download material displayed on the Site for non-commercial, personal  use only provided you also retain all copyright and other proprietary  notices contained on the materials. You may not, however, distribute,  modify, transmit, reuse, re–post, or use the content of the Site for  public or commercial purposes, including the text, images, audio, and  video without Ripley’s written permission. Your access to and use of the  Site is also subject to the following terms and conditions (”Terms and  Conditions”) and all applicable laws. By accessing and browsing the  Site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, these Terms and  Conditions. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, please do  not use the Site.
<h3>Terms and Conditions</h3>
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<li>You should assume that everything you see or read on the Site is  copyrighted unless otherwise noted, and may not be used except as  provided in these Terms and Conditions without the written permission of  Ripley. Ripley neither warrants nor represents that your use of  materials displayed on the Site will not infringe rights of third  parties not owned by or affiliated with Ripley.</li>
<li>While Ripley uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up to  date information in the Site, Ripley makes no warranties or  representations as to its accuracy. Ripley assumes no liability or  responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of the Site.</li>
<li>Your use of and browsing in the Site are at your risk. Neither  Ripley nor any other party involved in creating, producing, or  delivering the Site is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential,  indirect, or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of,  the Site. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the Site is  provided to you “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED  OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF  MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.  Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of  implied warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to  you. Check your local laws for any restrictions or limitations regarding  the exclusion of implied warranties. Ripley also assumes no  responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damages to, or viruses  that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account of  your access to, use of, or browsing in the Site or your downloading of  any materials, data, text, images, video, or audio from the Site.</li>
<li>Any communication or material you do transmit to the Site by  electronic mail or otherwise will be treated as non-confidential and  non-proprietary. Anything you transmit or post may be used in perpetuity  and without payment by Ripley and its affiliates, licensees, and  franchises for any purpose, including, but not limited to, reproduction,  disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting.  Furthermore, Ripley and its affiliates, licensees, and franchises are  free to use in perpetuity and without payment any ideas, concepts,  know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to the  Site for any purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to,  developing, manufacturing and marketing products using such information.</li>
<li>Images of people or places displayed on the Site are either the  property of, or used with permission by, Ripley. The use of these images  by you, or anyone else authorized by you, is prohibited unless  specifically permitted by these Terms and Conditions or specific  permission provided elsewhere on the Site. Any unauthorized use of the  images may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy  and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.</li>
<li>To ensure compliance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act  (”DMCA”) Ripley will take action on receipt of notice of alleged  copyright infringement. If you are a copyright owner or representative  of the owner and presume that a user has submitted or uploaded material  that infringes upon your copyrights, you may submit notification in  accordance to the DMCA by providing Ripley with the following  information in writing.
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<li>Provide the copyrighted material that you allege has been infringed  upon.</li>
<li>Provide an original or electronic signature of a person permitted to  act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly  infringed.</li>
<li>Provide the submission that you allege is infringing the copyrighted  work listed in item #1 (please include the details of your search  results to enable Ripley to locate the material).</li>
<li>Present your contact information to allow Ripley to contact you. For  example, an address, telephone number and an email address if  accessible.</li>
<li>Written statement indicating that use of the alleged infringing  material was not permitted by the copyright owner, its representative or  the law.</li>
<li>Written statement indicating that the information in the  notification is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or the  authorized representative to act on behalf of the owner of a copyright  that is allegedly infringed.</li>
<li>Sign the written statement; and</li>
<li>Send all written correspondence of alleged infringements to: Ripley  Entertainment Inc., 7576 Kingspointe Parkway suite 188 Orlando, Florida  32819, Attn: Legal Department or by fax: 407-345-0801</li>
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<li>The trademarks, logos, and service marks (collectively the  “Trademarks”) displayed on the Site are registered and unregistered  Trademarks of Ripley Entertainment Inc. Nothing contained on the Site  should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise,  any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on the Site without  the written permission of Ripley. Your misuse of the Trademarks  displayed on the Site, or any other content on the Site, except as  provided in these Terms and Conditions, is strictly prohibited. You are  also advised that Ripley will aggressively enforce its intellectual  property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including the seeking  of criminal prosecution.</li>
<li>Ripley has not reviewed all of the sites linked to the Site and is  not responsible for the content of any off-site pages or any other sites  linked to the Site. Your linking to any other off-site pages or other  sites is at your own risk.</li>
<li>Although Ripley may from time to time monitor or review discussions,  chats, postings, transmissions, bulletin boards, and the like on the  Site, Ripley is under no obligation to do so and assumes no  responsibility or liability arising from the content of any such  locations nor for any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission,  falsehood, obscenity, pornography, profanity, danger, or inaccuracy  contained in any information within such locations on the Site. You are  prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening,  libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic,  or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage  conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil  liability, or otherwise violate any law. Ripley will fully cooperate  with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or  directing Ripley to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such  information or materials.</li>
<li>You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Ripley and its affiliates,  and their respective officers, directors, owners, agents, information  providers and licensors (collectively, the “Indemnified Parties”)  harmless from and against any and all claims, liability, losses, costs  and expenses (including attorneys’ fees) incurred by any Indemnified  Party in connection with any breach by you of these Terms and  Conditions. Ripley reserves the right, at your own expense, to assume  the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to  indemnification by you, and in such case, you agree to cooperate with  Ripley’s defense of such claim.</li>
<li>The Sites are controlled and operated by Ripley Entertainment Inc.  from its offices within the State of Florida, United States of America.  Ripley Entertainment Inc. makes no representation that materials in the  Sites are appropriate or available for use in other locations and other  countries. Those who choose to access the Sites from other locations do  so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local  laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.</li>
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<h3>E-Ticketing &amp; E-Commerce</h3>
<strong>- Return Policy</strong>
Ripley’s has a money-back satisfaction guarantee. If for some reason you  were not satisfied by your visit to one of Ripley’s attractions, then a  refund will be issued to the credit card used in the initial  transaction. Refunds can take up to two business days to process.

<strong>- Delivery of Products</strong>
Gatlinburg, Myrtle Beach, San Antonio, Grand Prairie Online Ticketing:  You will receive two emails from Ripley’s Online ticketing –  Confirmation of credit card being successfully charged and Ticket email  which will contain a link to a PDF containing your tickets.

<strong>About print at home tickets:</strong> Your online tickets  will be delivered in PDF format which will require you to print the  tickets at home. You will need Adobe Reader 9 installed prior to opening  the ticket link.

<strong>St. Augustine Online Ticketing:</strong> You will receive one  email from Ripley’s Online Ticketing – Confirmation of credit card  being successfully charged, listing of items purchased, and ticket pick  up instructions.
<strong>About picking up your tickets</strong> – You will need to take  your confirmation email as well as a photo ID to any Ripley’s train  booth or Ripley’s Believe it or Not Museum in St Augustine, FL to pick  up your tickets.

This agreement shall be governed by, construed and enforced in  accordance with the laws of the State of Florida, as it is applied to  agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within such State.  Any action you, any third party or Ripley Entertainment Inc., bring to  enforce this agreement or, in connection with, any matters related to  this site shall be brought only in either the state or Federal Courts  located in Orange County, Florida, and you expressly consent to the  jurisdiction of said courts, and YOU WAIVE THE RIGHT TO A JURY TRIAL.  Ripley will be entitled to recover from you reasonable attorneys fees  and all other expenses of litigation, if Ripley prevails in any action  instituted against you to protect Ripley’s rights under this agreement,  or to enforce the terms of this agreement. If any provision of this  agreement shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then  that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall  not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.  This is the entire agreement between the parties relating to the matters  contained herein and shall not be modified except in writing, signed by  Ripley Entertainment Inc.
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<li>Software from this Site is further subject to United States Export  Controls. No software from this Site may be downloaded or exported (i)  into (or to a national or resident of) Cuba, Iraq, Libya, North Korea,  Iran, Syria, or any other country to which the United States has  embargoed goods; or (ii) anyone on the United States Treasury  Department’s list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce  Department’s Table of Deny Orders. By downloading or using the  software, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under  the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any  such list.</li>
<li>Ripley may at any time revise these Terms and Conditions by updating  this posting. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore  periodically visit this page to review the then current Terms and  Conditions to which you are bound.</li>
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Last Modified August 18, 2008 ©2007 Ripley Entertainment Inc.  All  Rights Reserved.
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