Conditions of Use

The San Francisco Ballet and its affiliates provide their services to you through this website subject to the following conditions. By visiting or shopping at www.sfballet.org and/or any other webpages affiliated with the San Francisco Ballet, you accept the following conditions. Therefore, please read them carefully.

Privacy

Please review our Privacy Policy to understand our practices regarding your privacy in connection with our online services.

Electronic Communications

When you visit this website or send emails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. As part of these Conditions of Use, you: (1) consent to receive communications from us electronically, including communications by email or by notices posted on our website; and (2) agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

Copyright

All content included on this website (such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software), the compilation of all content on this website and all software used on this website are the property of the San Francisco Ballet or its content suppliers and are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. Please note that the names and images of artists and other persons appearing on this website may be additionally protected under U.S. and international laws concerning rights of publicity and privacy.

Unless you receive the San Francisco Ballet's express written consent, you may not copy, reproduce, publish, distribute, create derivative works of, sell, transfer, display, transmit, compile or collect in a database, or in any manner commercially exploit, any copyright-protected element of this website, including the content and/or software on this website. You must abide by all copyright notices, information and/or restrictions contained or referenced in this website.

You may make a single copy of any webpage from this website for your own personal, non-commercial use, provided that you do not alter the content or remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notice contained therein. Any other copying, or any republication or distribution of any content of this website, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of the San Francisco Ballet. Permission requests may be sent to webmaster@sfballet.org.

If you are a member of the press or media, please refer to our News & Press section for additional provisions relating to our intellectual property rights and use of proprietary materials.

Trademarks

SAN FRANCISCO BALLET, SAN FRANCISCO BALLET ASSOCIATION, SF BALLET, SFBALLET.ORG, SFBALLET.NET, SANFRANCISCOBALLET.COM, SANFRANCISCOBALLET.NET, SANFRANCISCOBALLET.ORG, SAN FRANCISCO BALLET SCHOOL, SF BALLET SCHOOL, CHEF, CHILDREN'S ENCHANTMENT FUND, POINTE OF VIEW LECTURES, MEET THE ARTIST INTERVIEWS, FAMILY CONNECTIONS, DANCE IN SCHOOLS and DIS as well as other marks so indicated on our website and other San Francisco Ballet graphics, logos, images, page headers and titles, button icons, scripts, and trade and service names, are trademarks and/or trade dress of the San Francisco Ballet (or its subsidiaries) in the U.S. and other countries. You may not use the San Francisco Ballet's trademarks and trade dress unless you first obtain the express written consent of the San Francisco Ballet.

All other trademarks not owned by the San Francisco Ballet or its subsidiaries that appear on this website are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by the San Francisco Ballet or its subsidiaries. The San Francisco Ballet makes no representations concerning, and assumes no liability for, the infringing or non-infringing nature of any trademarks that appear on this website but are not owned by the San Francisco Ballet or its subsidiaries.

If you are a member of the press or media, please refer to our News & Press section for more additional provisions relating to our intellectual property rights and use of proprietary materials.

License and Website Access

The San Francisco Ballet hereby grants you a limited, revocable and nonexclusive license to access and make personal use of this website. You may not, however, download this website (other than page caching) or modify it in whole or in part unless you have first received express written consent from the San Francisco Ballet. Furthermore, this limited, revocable license does not include the right to: any resale or commercial use of this website or its contents; any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of this website or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another merchant; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. This website (or any portion thereof) may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent from the San Francisco Ballet. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including, but not limited to, images, text, page layout, and/or form) of the San Francisco Ballet and/or our affiliates without express written consent from the San Francisco Ballet. You may not use any metatags or any other "hidden text" utilizing the San Francisco Ballet's name or trademarks without express written consent from the San Francisco Ballet.

The San Francisco Ballet also hereby grants you a limited, revocable and nonexclusive license to create a hyperlink to the home page of the San Francisco Ballet, provided that the link (viewed as a whole with the content of the website on which the link is located) does not portray the San Francisco Ballet, its affiliates, or their products or services, in a false, misleading, derogatory, offensive or otherwise objectionable manner. You may not use any San Francisco Ballet logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without express written permission from the San Francisco Ballet.

Any unauthorized use automatically terminates the licenses and permission granted above by the San Francisco Ballet. The San Francisco Ballet and its affiliates reserve the right to block access, refuse services, or remove or edit content in connection with this website.

If you are a member of the press or media, please refer to our News & Press section for more additional provisions relating to our intellectual property rights and use of proprietary materials.

Copyright Complaints

The San Francisco Ballet and its affiliates respect the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact the San Francisco Ballet's copyright agent in writing (addressed to: Copyright Agent, San Francisco Ballet, 455 Franklin Street, San Francisco, California, U.S.A. 94102; fax: (415) 861-2684; email: webmaster@sfballet.org and provide the following information:

  • Your full name, address, telephone number, and email address;
  • A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
  • A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the website;
  • A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
  • A signed statement by you specifically stating that, under penalty of perjury, the information you are providing in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

Please note that this procedure is exclusively for notifying the San Francisco Ballet and its affiliates that your copyrighted material is being infringed on this website.

Risk of Loss

All items purchased online from the San Francisco Ballet are made pursuant to a shipment contract. This means that the risk of loss and title for such items passes to you upon our delivery to the carrier.

Product/Service Descriptions

The San Francisco Ballet and its affiliates try to be as accurate as possible. The San Francisco Ballet, however, does not warrant that product or service descriptions, or other content of this website, are accurate, complete, reliable, current, or free of errors.

Other Businesses

On this website, the San Francisco Ballet may provide links to the websites of affiliated companies and certain other businesses or individuals. The San Francisco Ballet is not responsible for examining or evaluating, and does not make any representations or warranties concerning, any of those businesses or individuals, their products and services, or the content of their websites. The San Francisco Ballet does not assume any responsibility or liability for the actions, products, services or content of those businesses or individuals or any other third parties. You should carefully review the privacy statements and other conditions of use belonging to those businesses, individuals and other third parties.

Disclaimer of Warrenties and Limitation of Liability

THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED BY THE SAN FRANCISCO BALLET ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. THE SAN FRANCISCO BALLET MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS WEBSITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED ON THIS WEBSITE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.

TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE SAN FRANCISCO BALLET DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE SAN FRANCISCO BALLET DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS WEBSITE, ITS SERVERS, OR EMAIL SENT FROM THE SAN FRANCISCO BALLET OR ITS AFFILIATES ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

THE SAN FRANCISCO BALLET WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND/OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.

CERTAIN STATES' LAWS PROHIBIT LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF SUCH LAWS APPLY TO YOU, THEN SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Ticket Purchases

All sales are final. Tickets are nonrefundable. No cancellations. Ticket exchanges, if allowed, are subject to pricing increases, restrictions, and fees. Tickets are for personal use and may not be resold or transferred at more than the face value or original price. SF Ballet reserves the right to cancel orders suspected to be broker orders. Checking the box indicates your agreement to San Francisco Ballet’s policies regarding exchanges, no refunds, no cancellations, and no second market sales.

All attendees, regardless of age, must have a ticket to enter and must occupy their own seat. No infants or children under the age of five years old for Nutcracker or under the age of eight years old for Repertory Season. Programming, casting, and prices are subject to change without notice.

Although the SF Ballet offers products and services for children, online sales through the San Francisco Ballet website may only be made by persons who are 18 years of age or older. For more detail concerning the San Francisco Ballet's ticketing services and policies, please contact Ticket Services at 415.865.2000.

IN NO EVENT WILL THE SAN FRANCISCO BALLET BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE PORTION OF THIS WEBSITE RELATING TO THE PURCHASE OF TICKETS. THE SAN FRANCISCO BALLET DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES CONCERNING ITS TICKETING SERVICES.

Applicable Law

By visiting this website, you agree that the laws of the state of California, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Conditions of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and the San Francisco Ballet or its affiliates.

Disputes

Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to this website, or to products or services you purchase through this website, shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in San Francisco, California; except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate the San Francisco Ballet's intellectual property rights, the San Francisco Ballet may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the state of California, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. Arbitration under these Conditions of Use shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitrator's award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under these Conditions of Use shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to these Conditions of Use, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.

Modification and Severability

The San Francisco Ballet reserves the right to make changes to our website, policies, and these Conditions of Use at any time. If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining conditions.