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Notice: Acceptance of Terms of Use

Use of this Site is subject to certain Site Terms of Use, which constitute a legal agreement between you and the San Antonio Astronomical Association. By using this Site, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to the terms, do not use this Site.

Terms and Conditions for Use

The following terms and conditions govern your use of the San Antonio Astronomical Association website, which is owned and operated by San Antonio Astronomical Association (“we”, “our”). By accessing, browsing and/or using this site you represent and warrant that: i) you have read, understood and agree to be bound by these terms and conditions and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations; and ii) you have read and understood the terms and conditions of our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, do not use this site.

Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, and your compliance therewith, we grant to you a limited and revocable non-exclusive, non-transferable, license to access and display this site, all software, text, graphics, logos, images, design elements, and all other information and materials contained in this site (collectively, the “Proprietary Elements”). Except as expressly permitted by us, you may not copy, upload, post, reproduce, transmit, download, modify, distribute, sell, sublicense, transfer, mirror, frame or create derivative works of this site or any Proprietary Elements contained therein, in whole or in part, without our prior written consent. Further, you may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing our name or any Proprietary Element without our prior written consent.

Limitations of Liability

In the event of any problem with this site or any content, you agree that your sole remedy is to cease using this site.

Under no circumstances shall we or any of our officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents or representatives, or any other party involved in creating, producing, transmitting or distributing this Web site or any content appearing on this Web site, or any part thereof, be liable for any punitive, exemplary, consequential, incidental, indirect or special damages arising from or in connection with this site, any content, or any products or services described on this site, whether under a theory of breach of contract, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, even if we, such persons or such parties have been advised of the possibility of such damages.


We make no claim or representation regarding the quality, content, nature or reliability of sites accessible by hyperlink from this site or sites linking to this site, and we accept no responsibility in connection therewith. Any linked sites are not under our control, and we are not responsible for the content of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or for any review, changes or updates to any such sites. Any linked sites are provided to you only as a convenience. The inclusion of any link does not imply affiliation, endorsement or adoption by us of the linked site or any information contained therein. When leaving this site, for example to go to a linked site, you should be aware that our terms and policies may no longer govern, and, therefore, you should review the applicable terms, conditions and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of each linked site.

Confidentiality on the Internet

Use of the Internet is solely at your own risk and discretion and is subject to all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations. We shall not be responsible for the security of any information transmitted over the Internet. You assume all risks in transmitting material to or from this site and must make your own determination as to these matters.

Governing Law

The laws of the State of Texas govern these terms and conditions in all respects, without giving effect to its conflicts of laws principles.

Suspension of Account

The administrators of the San Antonio Astronomical Association (SAAA) web site reserve the right to revoke access to the member’s pages within the web site, without notice, of any individual(s) they determine to be acting in a manner that is inappropriate.

Such transgressions include, but are not limited to:

  • Threats, of any kind, directed at SAAA members (singularly or collectively) or the SAAA as a whole.
  • Disparaging remarks about SAAA members (singularly or collectively) or the SAAA as a whole.
  • Any other comments, or activity, the administrators determine as inappropriate for the forum.

All items posted on the web site are solely for the enjoyment and edification of it’s visitors. Such items include, but are not limited to:

  • Blog articles
  • Astronomy and Science links posted to the resource page

The use of of these items, by other individuals or entities, without permission, is strictly prohibited. The administrators reserve the right to edit, or delete, any post that they determine as inappropriate. Light-hearted and satirical banter is always welcome on the blog. However, comments of a malicious nature are not. Annoying, bothersome, or vexatious activity will not be tolerated. Ultimately, the web site administrators reserve the right to determine what constitutes a violation of the Terms of Use, and take whatever action(s) they deem necessary to correct the problem.


We reserve the right to remove any content on this site which allegedly infringes another person’s copyright. Notices to us regarding any alleged copyright infringement on this site should be directed to the following address:
San Antonio Astronomical Association
P.O. Box 701261
San Antonio, Texas 78270-1261


SAAA, The Philastropher, Alberti Observatory, South Texas Astronomical Retreat (STAR),,,,, SAAA Member’s Forum, SanAntonioAstronomy, and the SAAA logo consisting of the image of M51 rising over the Alamo and the Tower of the Americas are trademarks of The San Antonio Astronomical Association. The contents of this website are the intellectual property of the San Antonio Astronomical Association, unless otherwise specified.