Introduction and Summary
The https://concoursusa.org/ website (collectively the “Concours d’Elegance of America Website” or “Website”) includes various web pages operated by Hagerty Events, LLC (“Hagerty,” “us” or “our”) and the the Concours d’Elegance of America, a Michigan non-profit corporation ("Concours d’Elegance”). By visiting, you promise to follow the rules. Occasionally, some things on our Website may have their own additional rules.
You can only use this Website if you agree to follow all of the rules. If you do not agree to them you must stop using this Website. If you are using this Website at all, that means that you agree to these Terms. Please note, we can change these Terms at any time and without notice.
If you are looking for how we treat personal information, check out the Concours d’Elegance of America Privacy Notice.
You acknowledge and agree that by accessing the Concours d’Elegance of America Website that these Terms create a legally binding agreement between you and Hagerty Events, LLC and Concours d’Elegance supported by reasonable and valuable consideration. You also promise that you have read these Terms carefully.
Hagerty Proprietary Rights
Everything on our Website belongs to us and is protected by intellectual property law. Some examples of our property are:
You can use some of these things for your own personal use. But, please see the next set of rules on how to use them.
License for Personal Use
You wouldn’t want to loan somebody your car only to have them use it as a taxi or give it to somebody else, right? You can use our Website and the content on it for your personal use only. You cannot use our Website or any content on it to make money, unless you have written permission from Hagerty. This license is just for you so you cannot give it to somebody else.
Considering what we have already said, you may display and print a single copy of pages of the Website for your personal non-commercial use.
Copyright and Trademark Notices
All contents of the Website are Copyrighted by Hagerty Group, LLC and its affiliates or subsidiaries. All rights reserved.
All of the content on this Website is Copyrighted or Trademarked or licensed for use by Hagerty. Some examples of protected content are Hagerty marks, logos, trade dress, button icons, scripts, and headers. If we post somebody else’s protected material, that material belongs to the owner and not us.
We respect others’ intellectual property. If you believe that your work has been copied — by us or by any third party on the Website — in a way that creates copyright infringement, please provide us with the following written information.
Please note that this procedure is exclusively for notifying us that your copyrighted material has been infringed. Notice of claims of copyright infringement on the Website should be sent to:
Attention: Legal Department
121 Drivers Edge
Traverse City, MI 49684
Or by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
You promise to follow their rules, and you promise not to break the law or harm anyone. You cannot do any of the following:
Violating any system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. We will investigate and may involve law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who are involved in these violations.
User Generated Content
The Website may provide opportunities for you to submit content like vehicle photos, details about your vehicle, and other information. This is called “User Generated Content.” If you do submit content, you promise that it will not be illegal or harmful at all. Hagerty can use this content how it desires but Hagerty does not have to review all submitted content. More specifically:
Electronic Communications and Text Messaging
If you provide your email address to Hagerty, you consent to receive communications from Hagerty to that email address. You 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.
Hagerty provides High Availability SMS communications to better serve you. We will send text messages through our dedicated short code “Carluv” to members to communicate with them, send alerts or market events.
To opt-in to receive text messages from Hagerty, send “Drive” to “Carluv.” After opting-in, message frequency will vary per user.
If, at any time, you forget what keywords are supported, just reply “HELP”. After you send the message “HELP” to us, we will respond with instructions on how to use our service as well as how to unsubscribe.
You can cancel this service at any time. Just reply “STOP”. After you send the message “STOP” to us, we will send you a reply message confirming that you have been unsubscribed. After this, you will no longer receive text messages from us.
AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, Boost Mobile, MetroPCS, Virgin Mobile, and Cricket. T-Mobile is not liable for delayed or undelivered messages.
As always, message and data rates may apply for any messages sent to you from us and to us from you. If you have any questions about your text plan or data plan, it is best to contact your wireless provider.
For support, please email us at email@example.com or call us at (800) 922-4050.
If you have any question regarding privacy, please read out Privacy Notice.
Ticket purchases for the Concours d’Elegance of America made through the Website include all event fees and applicable taxes as itemized and displayed on-screen to you before you complete the payment (each, a “Payment”).
Any questions or payment disputes should be directed to Concours of America at the email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are unsatisfied with Concours of America’s response to your request, then refer to the terms of business with the issuer of the card you used to make the Payment regarding what recourse rights are available to you.
For the purposes of limiting merchant processing costs levied on Concours of America, you will use reasonable and good faith efforts discuss the charges with Concours of America before challenging any charge directly with your bank, credit card company, or other financial institution.
Refunds and Cancellation
The Concours d’Elegance of America is a rain or shine event, so all ticket sales are final and non-refundable.
Assumption of Risk and Liability and Warranty Disclaimers
Your use of the Concours d’Elegance of America Website is solely at your own risk. HAGERTY DOES NOT PROMISE THE SITE, ANY CONTENT, SERVICE OR FEATURE WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED. WE ALSO DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT ANY DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT YOUR USE WILL PROVIDE SPECIFIC RESULTS. THE WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENT ARE DELIVERED ON AN "AS-IS" AND "AS-AVAILABLE" BASIS. ALL CONTENT PROVIDED ON THE WEBSITE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.
HAGERTY AND THE CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE CANNOT ENSURE ANY CONTENT, FILE OR OTHER DATA DOWNLOADED FROM THE WEBSITE WILL BE FREE OF MALWARE OR DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR IMPLEMENTING YOUR OWN DATA SECURITY SAFEGUARDS.
HAGERTY AND THE CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTIES OF ACCURACY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. HAGERTY IS NOT LIABILITY FOR ANY ACTS, OMISSIONS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTIES RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AND/OR ANY SERVICES.
YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AND ANY LINKED WEBSITES. YOUR SOLE REMEDY AGAINST HAGERTY IF YOU ARE UNHAPPY WITH THE WEBSITE IS TO STOP USING THE SITE.
THE 2021 CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE OF AMERICA EVENT IS HOSTED BY THE CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE OF AMERICA, A MICHIGAN NON-PROFIT CORPORATION, AND HAGERTY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CLAIMS OR CAUSES OF ACTION RELATING TO THE HOSTING OF THE 2021 EVENT.
The Website may contain links to other websites (“linked sites”). We may or may not own or control those Websites. Hagerty is not responsible in any way for any kind of damage those websites may cause or for any of their content.
Passwords and Account Security
Your username and password are the keys to your account and you must keep them secret. Please let us know ASAP if you learn that somebody else has your login credentials.
Limitation of Liability
To the maximum extent allowed by law, Hagerty, Concours d’America, and their suppliers will never be responsible for any damages or losses that you claim. These limitations apply even if we were notified that the loss might happen. Some jurisdictions do not allow these limitations, so depending on where you are located, these limitations may not apply to you. If you are unhappy with any portion of the Website, or with any of these Terms, your only remedy is to stop using the Website.
You promise that if you break any of these rules and cause any damage that you will be responsible for it. You further agree to defend Hagerty Events, LLC, Concours d’America, and any of their personnel, partners, and subsidiaries for any claim anybody makes because of your violation of these Terms. This includes attorney fees.
Modification of Terms
Hagerty reserves the right to update these Terms at any time. By continuing to use the Website after Hagerty has posted changes to these Terms, you agree to the updated Terms.
Hagerty also reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify, update, suspend or discontinue all or part of the Website for any reason with or without notice to you.
If you break any of the rules in these Terms, you may no longer be allowed to use the Website.
Choice of Law and Forum
If there is any claim or lawsuit concerning these Terms or the Website, it will be governed by Michigan law and heard in Michigan courts in Grand Traverse County, Michigan or federal courts in the Western District of Michigan. You submit to the personal jurisdiction of these courts for any claim arising from these Terms or use of the Website. You must file any claim you have within 1 year from when it happened, or it will not be allowed. If you are in a jurisdiction that does not give full meaning to these Terms, then you do not have permission to use this Website.
You agree that no business or agency relationship of any kind exists between you and Hagerty because of these Terms or use of the Website.
These Terms are subject to all existing laws. Nothing in these Terms is intended to change our legal obligations under any applicable law.
If any of these Terms or part of them is ever found invalid, all of the remaining parts will still be fully valid. We have not forfeited any rights that we have under these terms just because we have not acted on them yet. These Terms are the complete agreement between you and Hagerty regarding your use of the Website.
Privacy and Personal Information
Please read the Concours d’Elegance of America Website Privacy Notice to see how we treat personal information. Remember that we have no control over other non-Hagerty companies and you need to review those privacy notices before giving those third parties any personal information.
Last Updated June 2021.