(Last updated October 2020)

Welcome to the Glen Lake Association’s website: www.glenlakeassociation.org. We are a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit whose mission is the protection, preservation and care of Glen Lake. By accessing our website, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations through this legally binding contract.

Privacy Policy

We value and respect your privacy. If you use our website, you agree that your activities are covered by our Privacy Policy,  https://www.glenlakeassociation.org/privacy-policy/

Use of Publications, Trademarks and Logos

We provide information and resources on our website reflective of our mission. These may include articles, press releases, photographs, member stories, studies, publications, newsletters, video broadcasts, eNewsletters, updates, annual reports, and other communication outreach to inform our members and partners. Unless otherwise defined, all website content is intellectual property belonging to the Glen Lake Association.

You are permitted to download information from the website for personal informational use. You may also copy, distribute, adapt, and transmit content from this website solely for nonprofit or educational purposes. This use must contain the attribution “Reproduced with permission of the Glen Lake Association.” No other relationship, endorsement or affiliation may be suggested without express written permission.

Use of Photography

Photographs of the Glen Lake/ Crystal River Watershed and environs are the express property of the photographer and the Glen Lake Association. No photographs are to be reused without permission from the photographer and/ or the Glen Lake Association.

Also requiring express written permission:

Any other use than already defined, specifically use of any photo appearing on the website.

Duplication of any Glen Lake Association logos.

Use of copyrighted material, trademarks or logos.

(Note: To request permission, send an email to glenlakeassociation@gmail.com

Links to Other Websites

Website links leading to outside services and resources are for convenience only. We do not control the accuracy or availability of these outside links. Concerns about these services or links, should be directed to the particular resource.

Third Party Content

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

Use of Collected Information

The Glen Lake Association will not sell, share or rent your personal data to third parties for their use. The information collected will be used by GLA to;

  • Communicate with members and donors regarding their support and its uses. Communications will be sent by mail, email, electronically or by phone.
  • Build relationships with members, the community and our partners and constituents.
  • Inform members and stakeholders of special events and opportunities.
  • Assist with requested services, such as registering for Discovery Boat cruises and the annual meeting, renewing memberships and subscribing to GLA e-newsletters.
  • Accept and process donations authorized by donors.
  • Purchase logo wear and merchandise through our eCommerce website.
  • Analyze and identify fundraising trends and topics of concern and interest of stakeholders.

Online Store Policy and Event Signups

GLA offers a line of logo brand merchandise that includes clothing and other items for purchase on our website. Event signup that involves a cost to participate – such as the Discovery Boat cruise purchases and other events that may require a registration fee – can be made online using the eCommerce store. Purchases can be made on our website using credit cards or through your PayPal account. Follow the instructions for pick-up of your purchases when ordering.

Note: GLA does not store credit card information. This is handled by the payment companies, Stripe and PayPal.

No Guarantees

Though we strive to keep available website information current and accurate, errors can and do occur. We provide this information with no representation or guarantees of accuracy, completeness or timeliness. The Glen Lake Association will not be liable to any member, or any other person, for any damages that may result from the use or inability to use the website; or as a result of any content, information, services or resources made available by the website.


Glen Lake Association members and all persons using the website agree to indemnify and hold harmless our affiliates, officers, directors, employees and volunteers from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorney’s fees, made by any third party due to, or arising out of, or related to use of this website. This includes any violation of these Terms and Conditions by website users, or the infringement of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.

About These Terms – General Provisions

If we do not immediately take action to address a violation of these Terms and Conditions, 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.

This website is owned and operated by the Glen Lake Association from our offices in Glen Arbor, Michigan. Your use of the website and any related legal action, will be governed by the laws of the State of Michigan, without regard to conflict of laws principles. Sole jurisdiction of any litigation arising from website use or inquiries will be an appropriate Leelanau County, Michigan state or federal court.

Change to the Terms of Use

The Glen Lake Association reserves the right to make changes to any information or services on the website, including these Terms and Conditions, without notice to its members or public. The most current Terms of Use will be posted on the website and will be effective upon posting. The effective date will be posted with the most current Terms and Conditions. Website users are advised to return to this page periodically to ensure familiarity with the most current version of these Terms and Conditions.