Please read these Terms of Use carefully. By accessing this web site you agree to be bound by the Terms listed herein. Tacoma Photographic Society (TPS) reserves the right to revise and update these Terms of Use at any time by posting the amended terms to this website. If you do not agree to them, do not access or use this web site.


  • TPS – The Tacoma Photographic Society, Incorporated. A not for profit organization registered within the State of Washington.
  • Member – Any person who has purchased a Membership that has not expired. Note that the terms Membership and Subscription are synonymous for this website.
  • Past Member – Any person who at one time was a Member of TPS.
  • Subscriber – Any person who has an account on this site will have the privileges of Subscriber Role as defined by the security context of WordPress. Members and Past Members are Subscribers.


While TPS will make every effort to ensure that the information on this web site is accurate, up to date and virus-free, TPS does not warrant or make any representations as to the accuracy, usefulness or completeness of any information, graphics or links on this website, or that this website will be free of viruses or other contamination.

TPS disclaims all responsibility and all liability (including through negligence) for all expenses, losses, damages and costs you might incur as a result of the information on this website, or any linked website, being inaccurate, unhelpful or incomplete or contaminated so that it interferes with or damages your computer system, software or data. Use this web site at your own risk.

Hypertext links to web sites that are external to  TPS are provided as a convenience to you and other users.  TPS is not responsible for any information provided by any external sites and linkage to a site is not an endorsement of anything offered or provided on such site, including its accuracy, currency or reliability.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.



TPS will not sell or rent any private information about you such as your identity, e-mail address or postal address without your permission.  TPS does not actively collect information about its audience who are less than 18 years of age. TPS is not responsible for the theft of private information it may or may not collect in the course of operating this web site by employees, vendors or third parties accessing such information with or without TPS’s permission.

Members and Past Members

TPS does collect information about its membership only as is necessary for the effective operation of the Society for those same members.

Contests, Competitions, and Promotions

TPS and its Divisions conduct competitions on a regular basis. Members are expected to submit images to TPS to be entered into these competitions. By providing an image to TPS, Members grant limited, non-exclusive rights to TPS to use your image for the purpose of display on this website and inclusion in the material that promotes TPS.

In addition to these terms and conditions, each contest, competition, and promotion may have additional terms and conditions of entry. Please read the contest rules carefully.

Intellectual Property

All photographs and material appearing herein are the copyright of their respective owners or TPS.

Nothing contained on this website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on this website without the written permission of TPS or such third party that may own the trademark displayed on this website. Your misuse of the Trademarks displayed on this website, or any other content on this website, except as provided herein, is strictly prohibited.

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