Legal Information

Legal Information

Disclaimer: All information included in DiscoverSouthCarolina.com is provided directly by accommodations, attractions and event organizers. The South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism does not guarantee the current accuracy of rates and other information contained within the site. Visitors should confirm information before traveling.


Implied Consent Terms and Conditions

By posting your content using the #DiscoverSC, #SCStateParks, #UltimateOutsider, #SatisfyYourThirstSC, #SCBBQ, #FishInSC, #SCGolf, #SCChefAmbassadors, #SCCA hashtag(s), you hereby agree to the following Terms of Use:


You hereby grant to The South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism (“SCPRT”), its parents, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, and their respective successors and assigns the right and permission to use your name and/or handle, image, and likeness, and the text and photograph you’re posting to a social media platform such as but not limited to Twitter, Facebook and Instagram on SCPRT’s family of websites (DiscoverSouthCarolina.com, SouthCarolinaParks.com and/or SCPRT.com), Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other social media platforms operated by SCPRT. 


For concerns or to have your content removed, please email prtsocialmedia@scprt.com 


User-Generated Content Exclusive Image Rights

By agreeing to these terms and conditions, as the creator and sole owner of this media, you authorize South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism (SCPRT) and its respective brands (Discover South Carolina and South Carolina State Parks) to publish photographs or video taken by you and/or of your likeness for use in its social media, print, online and video-based publicity materials.


You release and hold harmless SCPRT from any reasonable expectation of privacy or confidentiality associated with the use of the images specified above. You further acknowledge that your participation is voluntary and that you will not receive compensation of any type associated with the use or publication of this media. For complete Terms and Conditions, click here.


Thanks for your time and consideration. If you have questions, please email prtsocialmedia@scprt.com 


Official Terms and Conditions for Exclusive Image Rights


Social Media Engagement 

The primary purpose of the branded social media platforms representative of and managed by the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism (i.e. Discover South Carolina, South Carolina State Parks, The South Carolina Lace House, Founders Hall at Charles Towne Landing and Legare Waring House) is to build communities in which we can interact and share information with visitors to our great state. We welcome your comments and hope that our conversations across all of our platforms will be uplifting, courteous and productive. You are fully responsible for the content of your comments.


We do not discriminate against any views, but we reserve the right to screen out any of the following:

  • Off-topic comments
  • Violent, vulgar, obscene, profane, hateful or racist comments
  • Comments that threaten or defame any person or organization
  • The violation of the privacy of another individual
  • Solicitations, advertisements or endorsements of any financial, commercial or non-governmental agency
  • Comments that suggest or encourage illegal activity
  • Comments promoting or opposing any person who is campaigning for election to a political office or promoting or opposing any ballot proposition
  • Comments including personal information including but not limited to phone numbers, email addresses, residential addresses
  • Multiple, successive off-topic posts by a single user
  • Repetitive posts copied and pasted by multiple users  


We actively monitor page activity and reserve the right to screen out comments and posts. If you feel that one member of the community has broken one of the rules identified above or if you have questions about this approach, please email prtsocialmedia@scprt.com.