Terms & Conditions

updated as of Jun 29, 2023


Using the HGO website indicates your agreement and acceptance of these terms. If you do not accept these terms, do not use the HGO website or download materials from the HGO website.


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Anyone linking to HGO’s website must comply with the below guidelines for linking and all applicable laws. Guidelines for linking to the HGO website:

  • URLs for individual pages may change as we update content. Please check your links often to ensure they remain active.
  • Re-posting houstongrandopera.org content or images on other websites or framing of houstongrandopera.org pages within another website is prohibited. Instead of framing, please open houstongrandopera.org in a new window.
  • It is not HGO's standard policy to exchange reciprocal links. Requests for reciprocal links are reviewed independently.
  • Links to houstongrandopera.org should not appear as though the linking site has a primary relationship with HGO.
  • Paraphrasing or excerpting houstongrandopera.org content is not permitted.

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Please feel free to browse the HGO website; however, your access to and use of the HGO website is subject to the following Terms and all applicable laws.

  • You shall use the HGO website for lawful purposes only.
  • You shall not post or transmit through the HGO website any information or material which violates or infringes, in any way, the rights of others.
  • You shall not post or transmit through the HGO website comments which are threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane, harassing, or otherwise objectionable.
  • You shall not post or transmit through the HGO website any information or material which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to liability or otherwise violate any law or administrative ruling or guidelines, is in violation of these Terms, or which, without HGO’s prior written approval, contain advertising or any solicitation with respect to products or services.

Any conduct by you that, in HGO's opinion, restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying the HGO website will not be permitted.


The HGO website contains information and material that is protected by international copyright, trademark and other laws, and the entire content of the HGO website is copyrighted as a collective work under the United States Copyright Laws. HGO owns the copyright in the overall selection, coordination, arrangement, and enhancement of such content, and owns the rights in, or license to use, the individual components of such content.

Materials may not be copied, reproduced, republished, modified, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way or decompiled, reverse engineered, or disassembled, including but not limited to the text, images, and audio and/or video, except for your personal, non-commercial use, provided you keep intact all copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices and make no change in or deletion of author attribution. 

This limited authorization is not a transfer of ownership of these materials, and by your use of the HGO website, you acknowledge that you do not acquire any license, ownership, or other rights to the content. 
Modification or use of the content for any other purpose is a violation of HGO’s or such other sources' copyright, trademark, and other proprietary rights and may violate other laws. 

The use of any such content on any other website or networked computer or environment is prohibited without HGO’s express written consent. If you breach any of these Terms, your authorization to use the HGO website automatically terminates, and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed content.


The HGO website, content and related communications are provided "as is" without any representations or warranties, express or implied, of any kind, including, but not limited to, warranties of merchantability, non-infringement, or fitness for particular purpose.

HGO assumes no responsibility and shall not be liable for any damages of any nature caused by the use of this website. This express disclaimer includes damages caused by viruses, worms, trojans, or any other computer software or anomaly that may infect, affect, or damage your computer hardware, software, memory, or any other property of yours or others, as a result of your access to, use of, or browsing in the HGO website.


HGO may provide as a convenience to you, links to websites and content operated by other entities and persons, but makes no representations whatsoever about any other websites which you may access through this one. Any link to a non-HGO website does not mean that HGO endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or the use of such website.

If you use these websites, you do so at your own risk. HGO makes no warranty or representation regarding, and does not sponsor or endorse, any linked websites or the information or materials appearing thereon, or any of products and services described thereon.

Furthermore, links do not imply that HGO is affiliated or associated with, or that any linked website is authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo, or copyright of HGO.


Any opinions, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available in the website by any third party are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not of HGO.


Your use and browsing of the HGO website is at your own risk. If you are dissatisfied with any of the content contained in the HGO website, or with any of these Terms, we welcome your comments, however your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the website. Under no circumstances will HGO be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, special, or punitive damages whatsoever arising out of your access to, use, inability to use, or the results of use of the HGO website, or any websites linked to this website.

HGO shall have no liability or responsibility for any acts, omissions, or conduct of any user or third party.

Information You Provide By submitting information and material, including text, photographs, audio and/or visual recordings, to the HGO website, you automatically grant to HGO (or warrant that the owner of such information and material has expressly granted to HGO) a royalty-free, perpetual, and unrestricted right and license to use that information or material in any way. You also agree that HGO is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques that you send HGO for any purpose.

As further provided above, you are deemed to agree through the use of the HGO website not to provide any information or materials to HGO that are defamatory, threatening, obscene, harassing, in violation of any law, or the proprietary information or materials of another person or entity. You shall not upload, post, or otherwise make available on the HGO website any information and material protected by copyright, trademark, or other proprietary right without the express written permission of the owner of such right(s). You shall be solely liable for any damages resulting from any infringement of copyright, proprietary rights, or any other harm resulting from such a submission.


HGO reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to revise these Terms at any time and correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the HGO website and content. HGO is under no obligation to update Content. HGO may also make changes in the products, operas, artists, dates, services, programs, or prices described on the HGO website at any time without notice. Your continued use of the HGO website after any change HGO makes will be considered acceptance of those changes. You should revisit these Terms from time to time to review the current Terms because they are binding on you.