Terms of Service

Friends of Sleeping Bear Dunes, Inc.
Terms of Service (“Agreement”)

These Terms of Service govern the use of https://friendsofsleepingbear.org/, the website of Friends of Sleeping Bear Dunes, Inc. This Agreement documents the legally binding terms and conditions attached to the use of the site. By using or accessing the site in any way, viewing or browsing the site, or adding your own content to the site, you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms of Service.


When you make a donation through this site, you are authorizing us to charge the credit card or other payment service that you designate for the amount you designate. If you designate your donation for a specific purpose, we will only use it for that purpose unless we get permission from you to redirect it. We keep records of all donations made for our internal administrative purposes. Also, we report donations to governmental agencies when legally required.

Volunteer Hours

If you do volunteer work with Friends of Sleeping Bear Dunes, Inc., you are asked to report your hours worked through this site. We keep records of these hours for our internal administrative purposes. Also, we report this information to the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, which uses it for volunteer recognition awards and as a measure of community support for its activities.

Accuracy of Information

We strive to keep the information on this site accurate and up-to-date. However, we cannot guarantee that it is always 100% correct.


A full statement of our privacy policy can be found here. In summary, we only collect information that you voluntarily provide to us by email, through this website, or through other direct contact. We store information about your names, addresses, and household; your donations; and your volunteer activities and interests. We do not store or otherwise retain any information about your credit cards or other payment accounts. We use the information that we store only for our internal administrative activities, such as fundraising, recruiting volunteers, communication about the Friends’ activities, and recognition of service. We do not sell your information, and we do not share membership or donation information with any other organization, except as explicitly disclosed in this Agreement. We take precautions to protect your information and keep it secure, including through the use of encryption to protect sensitive information. You have the right to opt out of any or all data collection or use simply by notifying us of your desire to do so.

Links to Other Websites

This site may contain links to other websites and online resources that are not owned or controlled by Friends of Sleeping Bear Dunes, Inc. We have no control over, and therefore cannot assume responsibility for, the content or general practices of any of these third-party sites or services. Therefore, we advise you to read the entire terms and conditions and privacy policy of any site that you visit as a result of following a link that is posted on this site.

Intellectual Property

The site and all of its original content are the sole property of Friends of Sleeping Bear Dunes, Inc. and are, as such, fully protected by the appropriate international copyright and other intellectual property rights laws.

Governing Law

This Agreement is governed in accordance with the laws of the state of Michigan.

Changes to This Agreement

Friends of Sleeping Bear Dunes, Inc. reserves the right to modify these Terms of Service at any time. We do so by posting and drawing attention to the updated terms on the site. Your decision to continue to visit and make use of the Site after such changes have been made constitutes your formal acceptance of the new Terms of Service. Should you not agree to any provision of this Agreement or any changes we make to this Agreement, we ask and advise that you stop using or accessing this site immediately.


Friends of Sleeping Bear Dunes, Inc. reserves the right to terminate access to this site without any advance notice.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Agreement, please feel free to contact us at PR@friendsofsleepingbear.org.

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