Terms of Use

Friends of the Rancho Bernardo Library

July 20, 2019.

Welcome to the Friends of the Rancho Bernardo Library website (the “Website”), operated by the volunteer members of the Friends of the Rancho Bernardo Library. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides critical financial support enabling the Rancho Bernardo branch of the San Diego Public Library to thrive and serve our community vibrantly.

Agreement to These Terms

By accessing the Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

Privacy Policy

We value and respect your privacy. If you use the Website, you agree that your activities are covered by our Privacy Policy.

Use of Publications, Trademarks, and Logos

This website provides information and resources on activities and programs of the Friends and of the Rancho Bernardo Library, including articles, press releases, photographs, reports, newsletters, e-newsletters, etc. (collectively, “Publications”). Unless otherwise expressly stated, all Publications on the Website are intellectual property that belongs to the Friends of the Library or to the Rancho Bernardo Library.

You are permitted to download information from the Website for your own personal informational use. You may also copy, distribute, adapt, and transmit content from the Friends portion of the Website solely for not for-profit or educational purposes, provided that the use contains the following attribution: “Reproduced with permission of the Friends of the Rancho Bernardo Library.” You may not suggest any other relationship, endorsement or affiliation with us unless you obtain express written permission.

For any other use, you must obtain express written permission from us. You may not use or duplicate the Friends’ Logo or Favicon without express written permission from us.

To request permission for use of copyrighted material, trademarks, or logos, send an email to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Publications on the Library portion of the Website are the property of the Rancho Bernardo Branch Library or the San Diego Library. Please contact either the Librarian of the Rancho Bernardo Branch Library using the information in the Footer of this page, or contact the Main Office, Phone: 619-236-5800, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Links to Other Websites

Links on the Website that lead to outside services and resources are provided for convenience only. We do not control the accuracy or availability of those outside services and resources. Any concerns regarding any such service or resource, or any link, should be directed to the particular service or resource, although, we would like to know of your concerns which you may communicate to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Third Party Content

We respect copyright and trademark laws. Third-party material may appear on our site, and those creators retain all rights to their works, except where noted.

No Guarantees

Though we strive to keep the information available on the Website current and accurate, errors can occur. We provide the information on the Website with no representations or guarantees of accuracy, completeness, or timeliness. The Friends will not be liable to you or any other person for any damages that result from the use or inability to use the Website, or as a result of any content, information, services, or resources made available through the Website.

Content Submitted by You

Our Rights in Your Content

“Your Content” means any audio, video, text, images, or other material you choose to display on this Website. By displaying Your Content, you grant The Friends a non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable, sub-licensable license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute any and all of Your Content for non-profit or educational uses.

Your Content must be your own and must not invade any third-party's rights. The Friends reserve the right to remove any of Your Content from this Website or to disable your ability to submit content at any time without notice.


You agree to indemnify and hold harmless The Friends, our affiliates, officers, directors, and volunteers from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to, arising out of, or related to your use of this Website, the violation of these Terms of Use by you, or the infringement by you of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.

About These Terms

Non-Waiver of Rights

If we do not immediately take action to address a violation of these Terms of Use, we are not waiving our rights to take action in the future.


If any particular provision of these Terms of Use is found to be unenforceable, that provision will be severable and will not affect any of the other provisions.

Governing Law

This Website is owned and operated by us from California. Your use of the Website, and any related legal action, will be governed by the laws of the State of California, without regard to conflict of laws principles. The sole jurisdiction for any litigation arising out of your use of or inquiries to the Website will be an appropriate federal or state court located in San Diego, California.

Changes to the Terms of Use

We reserve the right to make changes to any information or services on the Website, including these Terms of Use, without notice to you. The most current Terms of Use will be posted on the Website and will be effective upon posting. The Effective Date is given at the top of this document, the most current Terms of Use. Be sure to return to this page periodically to ensure familiarity with the most current version of these Terms of Use.

Comments or Concerns

Should you have comments or concerns about the Friends' Website, please email the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.