Terms of Use



Agreement to terms of usage as prerequisite to using the Frist Center for the Visual Arts’ website: 

Visitors 18 and Younger:
Those 18 and younger should always obtain permission from an adult before offering any information on the Frist Center website or any other website.

1. Welcome to the Frist Center’s website.
By accessing and using the Frist Center for the Visual Arts’ website you agree to be bound by the following terms of usage, including but not limited to FCVA’s disclaimer of all warranties, including implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. If you elect to not agree to the following terms of usage, you are not permitted to use FCVA’s website or any of the content, services, images, graphics, products or representations available on or accessible through FCVA’s website. If you violate any of the terms of this Agreement, FCVA may terminate your use of this site, bar you from future use of this site, and/or take the appropriate legal action against you.

2. Copyright notice:
All original contents of FCVA’s website, including but not limited to words, images and sounds, are: (c) 2000 Frist Center for the Visual Arts. All rights reserved. You may not reproduce, copy, download or distribute any content of this site without first obtaining FCVA’s express written permission unless specific information is granted for the use of such information, as in the case of educational materials for classroom use.  Violations of FCVA’s copyrights may result in severe civil and criminal penalties.

3. Trademark notice:  Trademarks appearing on FCVA’s website, including but not limited to FRIST CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, are the property of their respective owners and may not be reproduced without their owners’ express permission. The design and layout of FCVA’s website is protected as trade dress and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part. Violations of FCVA’s trademark rights may result in severe civil and criminal penalties.

4. Permissible uses of website materials:
FCVA’s website is for your personal and non-commercial use. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, products or services obtained from FCVA’s website unless specific permission is granted for such use of information, as in the case of educational materials made available through the Frist Center website specifically for classroom use.

5. Disclaimer of all express and implied warranties:
FCVA does not make any representation about the accuracy or suitability of any information, representation, image, graphic, content, product or service contained on or accessible through this website; all information, representations, images, graphics, content, product and services are provided “as is” and without any warranty of any kind.  WITH REGARD TO ALL INFORMATION, REPRESENTATIONS, IMAGES, GRAPHICS, CONTENT, PRODUCT AND SERVICES CONTAINED ON OR ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, FCVA HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF ANY TYPE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

6. Limitation on liability for damages:

7. Disclaimer of responsibility for errors and omissions in website materials:  While every effort is made to ensure accuracy, this website may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. FCVA does not warrant the accuracy of any of the information, content, services, images, graphics, products or representations appearing on this website.

8. Disclaimer of responsibility for material posted at other “linked” sites:
There are links on FCVA’s website which allow you to leave this website and to visit other websites which are not under FCVA’s control or direction. Accordingly, FCVA is not and cannot be held liable or responsible for the content, services, images, graphics, products or representations of any linked website. FCVA cannot and does not guarantee, represent or warrant that the content contained in those linked websites is accurate, legal and inoffensive, or that those sites do not contain viruses or will not otherwise adversely affect your computer. FCVA provides links to these other websites solely as a convenience to you. FCVA’s inclusion of any link does not imply FCVA’s sponsorship, endorsement, affiliation, or approval of the linked website.

9. Requirement of indemnification for damage caused by website visitors:
As a condition of your use of the FCVA’s website, you warrant to FCVA that you will not use its site for unlawful purposes or in ways which are prohibited by these terms of usage or which could damage or disable the site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of this site. You agree to indemnify and hold FCVA and its officers, agents and employees harmless from any loss, liability, claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of FCVA’s site.

10. FCVA’s right to modify the content and rules:
FCVA reserves the right to make changes at any time, with or without notice, to this Agreement and to this website and to the information, representations, images, graphics, content, products and services contained on or accessible through this website. These changes are effective immediately upon posting on the FCVA website. Please check this page periodically so that you become aware of any changes.

11. Jurisdiction:
FCVA controls and operates this site from its offices in Nashville, Tennessee. Any dispute regarding this Agreement or the content, services, images, graphics, products or representations provided on or through this website is to be governed by the substantive internal law of the State of Tennessee. In the event of a dispute arising out of or relating to this Agreement or to the content, services, images, graphics, products or representations provided on or through this website, litigation must brought in state or federal court in Nashville, Tennessee.

12. Severability of provisions:
The provisions of this Agreement are severable and the invalidity or unenforceability of any provision shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the other provisions. If any provision of this Agreement is invalid or unenforceable, (1) a suitable and equitable provision shall be substituted in order to carry out, so far as may be valid and enforceable, the intent and purpose of such invalid or unenforceable provision and (2) the remainder of this Agreement and the application of such provision to other persons, entities or circumstances shall not be affected by such invalidity or unenforceability of such provision, or the application thereof, in any other jurisdiction. A printed version of this Agreement shall be admissible in any proceeding based upon or relating to this Agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.


Our Commitment To Privacy:
Your privacy is important to us.To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at other points where personally identifiable information may be requested.

The Information We Collect:
This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the Frist Center for the Visual Arts website. On some pages, you can make requests, send email and register to receive materials. The types of personal information that may be requested at these pages are:
Email address
Phone number

At a point in the future, you may be able to order tickets, memberships, merchandise and/or conduct other business online. When these activities become functional, we will also collect credit and debit card information. On some pages, you will be able to submit information about other people. For example, if you order a gift membership for a third party and want it sent directly to the recipient, you will need to submit the recipient’s address. In such cases, you will be asked to submit name, address and phone number.

The Way We Use Information:
If you complete the Profile Update Form and share your personally identifying information, this information may be used to provide you with more targeted content.  We may use your contact information to send further information about our organization or to contact you when necessary.  You may always opt out of receiving future mailings.

We use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design our website and tailor programs and services to meet the needs of our visitors. We will not disclose any information that could be used to identify those individuals.

Please note that we may occasionally make the information that we collect available to sister cultural organizations and may use our lists for membership and other solicitations and informational mailings.

Periodically, either by email or on the website, the Frist Center may ask your participation in an online survey, and that survey may ask you to provide demographic information for the purpose of analyzing data to improve our operations.  The information you may provide is used only to help us understand and better serve our audiences.

From time to time, the Frist Center may use an outside vendor for the purpose of analyzing information.  The Frist Center requires vendors maintain the security of the information provided and restricts vendors from sharing any information they may receive in the course of providing analysis for the Frist Center.

Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.

Our Commitment to Data Security:
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How To Contact Us:
Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please send an email to:.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Or write:
Frist Center for the Visual Arts
919 Broadway
Nashville, TN USA 37203
Or, you may call us at (615) 244-3340.


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For more information about this notice, see our Terms of Use.