This site is provided as a means of providing information about the Southern California Education, Tourism, & Cultural Organization (SoCalETC) and its activities. It is operated by a non-profit organization (NGO) in general as a service to Southern California and beyond. The contents of the website are intended to encourage cultural tourism. Any attempt to subvert the purposes of our website is viewed as damaging to our efforts.

By accessing this website, you agree to the following terms. Unless otherwise provided for through written permission from SoCalETC:

• You will not attempt to register for an account on this site

• You will not attempt to log into the site as a registered user unless authorized by SoCalETC

• You will not attempt to post any content to the website, other than in the sections of the website that specifically invite comments and questions or unless you are specifically authorized in writing by SoCal ETC to post content

• You will not post advertising, political or religious advocacy, or profanity to the comments section

• You will not advocate for any type of violence

• You will not attempt to access any file on the system directly through any method other than clicking a link, selecting from a menu, or some other method of access as provided by the system

• More specifically relative to the provision immediately above, you will not access or attempt to access any critical system file, any file that is not readily available to users, or any file on the site that might provide a security vulnerability to the site

• You will not upload any file directly to the site. Only links may be posted, and only as appropriate, in the comments section or forum. Such links must comply with and be relevant to any discussion taking place and must not contain advertising, political or religious advocacy, or profanity and must not advocate any kind of violence 

• You will not attempt to use this site or any element related to it whatsoever for illegal purposes or to directly or indirectly link it to any site or location that is involved in any way in illegal activities

• You will not use the site to enhance or advance scores or ratings, search engine placement, hits, visits, links, or backlinks, or any other means of website traffic or content measurement that is not actually earned through normal use

• You will not access the site to perform analysis or analyses of any kind whatsoever. You acknowledge that this site is the property of SoCal ETC and Visit San Pedro and that any encroachment on its data other than that which is explicitly permitted by SoCalETC is theft

• You will not contact us about SEO or website marketing offers

We claim full rights to any and all statistics of any kind whatsoever generated by this website and/or as a result of its existence. Therefore, any unauthorized attempt to use statistics or other information generated by the existence and/or operation of this site is theft.

We DO report violations of our terms of use to internet service providers and, when appropriate, legal authorities and will prosecute cases when laws are violated. We fully cooperate with legal authorities in their investigations of illegal online activity.

Your access to this website is wholly subject to our approval and we reserve the right to block any IP address that we deem to have violated our terms of service or which we have information to believe is involved in illegal or improper activities.

By continuing to use this site, you acknowledge that each of these statements and provisions is true and that you fully and unreservedly agree to be bound by them and that you relinquish any right to assert any defense whatsoever for your violation of them.