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Last updated: May 6, 2022

Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using Our Service.


The words of which the initial letter is capitalized have meanings – same whether in singular or plural – defined under the following conditions.


For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions:

Affiliate means an entity that controls, is controlled by or is under common control with a party, where “control” means ownership of 50% or more of the shares, equity interest or other securities entitled to vote for election of directors or other managing authority. In this agreement, Affiliate includes sponsors, advertisers, content collaborators, and partners.

Country refers to: Texas, United States

Company (referred to as either “the Company”, “We”, “Us” or “Our” in this Agreement) refers to Went to Sea LLC, 5900 Balcones DR, Suite 100, Austin, TX 78731.

Device means any device that can access the Service such as a computer, a cellphone or a digital tablet.

Service refers to the Website.

Terms and Conditions (also referred as “Terms”) mean these Terms and Conditions that form the entire agreement between You and the Company regarding the use of the Service. This Terms and Conditions agreement has been created with the help of the Terms and Conditions Generator.

Third-party Social Media Service means any services or content (including data, information, products or services) provided by a third-party that may be displayed, included or made available by the Service.

Website refers to Go! Gulf States, accessible from

You means the individual accessing or using the Service, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Service, as applicable.


These are the Terms and Conditions governing the use of this Service and the agreement that operates between You and the Company. These Terms and Conditions set out the rights and obligations of all users regarding the use of the Service.

Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on Your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service.

By accessing or using the Service You agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. If You disagree with any part of these Terms and Conditions then You may not access the Service.

You represent that you are over the age of 18. The Company does not permit those under 18 to use the Service without the permission or guidance of parents, legal guardian, or educator.

Your access to and use of the Service is also conditioned on Your acceptance of and compliance with the Privacy Policy of the Company. Our Privacy Policy describes Our policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of Your personal information when You use the Application or the Website and tells You about Your privacy rights and how the law protects You. Please read Our Privacy Policy carefully before using Our Service.


The information contained on the Service is for general information purposes only.

The Company assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in the contents of the Service.

In no event shall the Company be liable for any special, direct, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages or any damages whatsoever, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other tort, arising out of or in connection with the use of the Service or the contents of the Service. The Company reserves the right to make additions, deletions, or modifications to the contents on the Service at any time without prior notice. The Company does not warrant that the Service is free of viruses or other harmful components.

Although the Website aims to provide accurate and up-to-date information, errors may occur. Information presented on this website is subject to change without notice and is not guaranteed to be up-to-date or free from errors. Ultimately, the quality and completeness of information is the responsibility of individual contributor, collaborators, and not the Company.

Some products and manufacturers may be mentioned on this Website. We may, from time-to-time, review products or services and provide links to those products or services, and we may earn a commission if you purchase a product or service through a link we provide. Mention of these products or manufacturers does not constitute an endorsement by the Website or the Company.


The Company engages and has permission agreements with outside websites and collaborators for the use of their content. This content may include outside links to the original, external sources.

The Company may use copyrighted material which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. The Company is making such material available for criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, awareness, scholarship, or research.

The Company believes this constitutes a “fair use” of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the United States Copyright law.

If You wish to use copyrighted material from the Service for your own purposes that go beyond fair use, You must obtain permission from the copyright owner.


The Service may contain views and opinions which are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of any other author, agency, organization, employer or company, including the Company.


Our Service may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by the Company.

The Company has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that the Company shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods, or services available on or through any such websites or services.

There are links herein to private organization on off-site websites provided with their permission. Once You go to a site other than Ours, you are subject to the privacy and security policies of the new site. It is always a good idea to read the privacy policy of any website that You visit. The Company does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of information contained in a linked site. The views expressed or any products/services offered by these entities are their own.

The appearance of external links on this website does not constitute endorsement by the Company of external websites or the information, products, or services contained therein. For other than authorized activities, the Company does not exercise any editorial control over the information found at these locations. These links are provided to be consistent with the stated purpose of this Website.

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.

We strongly advise You to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party websites or services that You visit.


We may terminate or suspend Your access immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if You breach these Terms and Conditions.

Upon termination, Your right to use the Service will cease immediately.


To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall the Company or its suppliers be liable for any special, incidental, indirect, or consequential damages whatsoever (including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, loss of data or other information, for business interruption, for personal injury, loss of privacy arising out of or in any way related to the use of or inability to use the Service, third-party software and/or third-party hardware used with the Service, or otherwise in connection with any provision of this Terms), even if the Company or any supplier has been advised of the possibility of such damages and even if the remedy fails of its essential purpose.

Some states do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or limitation of liability for incidental or consequential damages, which means that some of the above limitations may not apply. In these states, each party’s liability will be limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.


The Service is provided to You “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” and with all faults and defects without warranty of any kind. To the maximum extent permitted under applicable law, the Company, on its own behalf and on behalf of its Affiliates and its and their respective licensors and service providers, expressly disclaims all warranties, whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise, with respect to the Service, including all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement, and warranties that may arise out of course of dealing, course of performance, usage or trade practice. Without limitation to the foregoing, the Company provides no warranty or undertaking, and makes no representation of any kind that the Service will meet Your requirements, achieve any intended results, be compatible or work with any other software, applications, systems or services, operate without interruption, meet any performance or reliability standards or be error free or that any errors or defects can or will be corrected.

Without limiting the foregoing, neither the Company nor any of the company’s provider makes any representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied: (i) as to the operation or availability of the Service, or the information, content, and materials or products included thereon; (ii) that the Service will be uninterrupted or error-free; (iii) as to the accuracy, reliability, or currency of any information or content provided through the Service; or (iv) that the Service, its servers, the content, or e-mails sent from or on behalf of the Company are free of viruses, scripts, trojan horses, worms, malware, timebombs, or other harmful components.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain types of warranties or limitations on applicable statutory rights of a consumer, so some or all of the above exclusions and limitations may not apply to You. But in such a case the exclusions and limitations set forth in this section shall be applied to the greatest extent enforceable under applicable law.


The laws of the Country, excluding its conflicts of law rules, shall govern this Terms and Your use of the Service. Your use of the Application may also be subject to other local, state, national, or international laws.


If You have any concern or dispute about the Service, You agree to first try to resolve the dispute informally by contacting the Company.


If You are a European Union consumer, you will benefit from any mandatory provisions of the law of the country in which you are resident in.


You represent and warrant that (i) You are not located in a country that is subject to the United States government embargo, or that has been designated by the United States government as a “terrorist supporting” country, and (ii) You are not listed on any United States government list of prohibited or restricted parties.


If any provision of these Terms is held to be unenforceable or invalid, such provision will be changed and interpreted to accomplish the objectives of such provision to the greatest extent possible under applicable law and the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect.


Except as provided herein, the failure to exercise a right or to require performance of an obligation under these Terms shall not effect a party’s ability to exercise such right or require such performance at any time thereafter nor shall the waiver of a breach constitute a waiver of any subsequent breach.


These Terms and Conditions may have been translated if We have made them available to You on our Service. You agree that the original English text shall prevail in the case of a dispute.


We reserve the right, at Our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision is material We will make reasonable efforts to provide at least 30 days’ notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at Our sole discretion.

By continuing to access or use Our Service after those revisions become effective, You agree to be bound by the revised terms. If You do not agree to the new terms, in whole or in part, please stop using the website and the Service.


The contents of this Website and all Go! Gulf States trademarks throughout the Website are protected by law and are owned or licensed by the Company. No warranties are given by Company, its creators, staff, or distributors. Trademarks may not be reproduced without the prior written permission the Company.


The Company grants permission for websites to link to the home page or to any page within the Website. Links should be checked regularly in case a file or directory has changed or been moved since the link was created. Creating a link to the Website does not constitute an agreement for a reciprocal link to be placed on the Website.


If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions, You may contact us by visiting this page on our website:

Privacy Policy

This Policy applies to the Website. By using the Website, social media accounts, or services, you are accepting the Terms described in this Policy.

This Privacy Policy sets out how the Company may use and protect any information that you give when you use the Website. We may change this policy at any time by updating this page. You should regularly check this page to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

The Company will not share (including sell, rent, or exchange) your personal information with any third party other than as described within this privacy statement. We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our company.


You may choose to provide your email address and communicate with us via email. The Company will use your name and email address to send the newsletter to you. The Company will provide a way to unsubscribe.

The Company collects information about the device and applications you use to access emails sent through our Services, such as your IP address, your operating system, your browser ID, and other information about your system and connection. This data will not used by the Company in any way except to improve our Services and will not be shared with any third party.

The Company uses WordPress to manage our newsletter and other email lists. There is no third-party tracking in messages we send, but we do track our own analytics.

You may unsubscribe from our newsletter by clicking on the unsubscribe link provided at the end of the newsletter. You may also contact the Company via our Contact Page at to update your email address, or to request that we delete your subscription.


The information provided here will not be distributed to third parties. It will be used only for contact purposes and will remain confidential.


The Company may use some third-party platforms to enhance your experience of the Website.

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes that cookie (third-party cookie). Due to their core role of enhancing or enabling usability or site processes, disabling cookies may prevent users from using certain parts of the Website. If you’d like to learn more about cookies and how to manage them, you may visit


The Company will use Google Analytics to track a visitor’s progress through the Website. Information collected remains anonymous and is only used to help us develop a better website experience. You may read more about Google’s Privacy Policy here.

The Company uses Google Analytics to generate reports on Website use, such as the number of visitors to the site, search terms used, bounce rates, and so on. The statistics gathered are necessary to enable us to enhance the online visibility of the Website. The cookies do not identify users, nor do they associate IP addresses with any personally identifiable information. We use the information only to help us improve the Website.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit this site, where you will find Google’s “opt-out” tools for various web browsers.

Social Media Code of Conduct

Go! Gulf States and Went to Sea LLC (and those authorized by it) may use comments, reviews, or posts made on Go! Gulf States’ social media for noncommercial, educational, or promotional purposes.

The Company will maintain a strict code of conduct on our social media accounts.

The Company reserves the right to hide, delete, or report any of the following:

• Solicitations, advertisements, or endorsements of any financial, commercial, or not-for-profit organizations, websites, contests, or promotions, and any other SPAM-like engagement
• Repetitive posts copied and pasted or duplicated by single or multiple users
• Personal information of any user, including phone numbers, addresses, and other private information
• Violent, racist, hateful, or obscene language via links, comments, or images
• Comments that threaten or defame any person or organization
• Comments encouraging, inciting, or suggesting illegal activity
• Comments deemed off-topic and irrelevant to the content at hand

The Company reserves the right to ban any user whose comments meet the above criteria.

The views or opinions expressed in comments on Go! Gulf States social media posts do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of Go! Gulf States, Went to Sea LLC, its staff, affiliates, collaborators, agents, partners, advisory board members, donors, or advertisers. The Company cannot guarantee the accuracy of comments made by third parties.


Go! Gulf States and Went to Sea LLC may make small changes to these policies with or without notice. Please review the policy from time to time. Substantial changes to this policy will be emailed to Go! Gulf State’s newsletter subscribers or to those who submit a request via our Contact Page at


You may contact us via our Contact Page at if you have any questions about this policy.

These policies first went into effect on April 16, 2022.



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