IMPORTANT – THIS IS A LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND FEED THE CHILDREN, INC. (“FEED THE CHILDREN” OR “WE” OR “US” OR “OUR”), SO PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY. THIS WEBSITE, LOCATED AT WWW.FEEDTHECHILDREN.ORG (THE "WEBSITE"), IS OWNED AND OPERATED BY FEEDTHECHILDREN. THIS WEBSITE PROVIDES USERS WITH ACCESS TO A VARIETY OF INFORMATION, INCLUDING ENEWSLETTERS, RESOURCES, MATERIALS, WORKS OF AUTHORSHIP, AND OTHER CONTENT (THE “CONTENT”), AND A VARIETY OF OPPORTUNITIES TO SUPPORT OUR ORGANIZATION, INCLUDING THROUGH MAKING A DONATION, SPONSORING A CHILD, ADVOCACY AND VOLUNTEERING (THE "OPPORTUNITIES").
You can visit our Website and use/access some of its features and functionality without being required to register. If you wish to avail yourself of any of our Opportunities, you may need to register and setup an account with Feed the Children or provide certain personally identifiable information about yourself, as the case may be. As part of the registration process, you will also be asked to provide certain information about yourself, including name, address and email address. Depending upon the type of registration, you may also be asked to create a user name and password. The username and password that you provide are your credentials ("Credentials"), and you will use these Credentials in order for Feed the Children to authenticate you as a registered user of our Website. You may not have more than one active set of Credentials. Additionally, you are prohibited from selling, trading, or otherwise transferring your Credentials to another party. You also agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted during the registration process. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete (or becomes untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete), or Feed the Children has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, we reserve the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of our Website (or any portion thereof). You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Credentials. You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account. You agree to notify us immediately – by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org – of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security.
The Feed the Children Website is intended solely for users who are 13 years of age or older, and any registration by, use of or access to the Website by anyone under 13 is unauthorized. If you are under 13, you are only allowed to access this Website with your parent or guardian permission and supervision. If you are 13 or older but under the age of 18, you should review these TOU with your parent or guardian to make sure that your parent or guardian understands them, agrees to be bound by them and you should only use the Website with their permission and under their supervision. Additionally, you have to be 18 years of age or older if you want to conduct any type of financial transaction on the Website or otherwise avail yourself of any of the Opportunities; if you are younger than 18 years of age you must have your parent(s)’ or legal guardian(s)’ permission to conduct any financial transactions or avail yourself of any Opportunities, and further provided that we reserve the right to limit certain of our Opportunities – such as volunteering – to those who are at least 18 years of age.
LIMITED LICENSE AND SITE ACCESS; ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
Feed the Children hereby grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of this Website, but not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with express written consent of Feed the Children or as otherwise explicitly permitted. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of this Website or the Content; any derivative use of this Website or the Content; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. This Website or any portion of this Website may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without the express written consent of Feed the Children. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of Feed the Children without Feed the Children’s express written consent. You may not use any meta-tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing any of Feed the Children’s name(s) or service marks without the express written consent of their owners. We (or the respective third party owners of Content) retain all right, title, and interest in this Website and any Content on this Website, including any and all intellectual property rights. We (or the respective third party owners of Content) reserve all rights not expressly granted. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by Feed the Children.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
Except as otherwise expressly stated, all Content appearing on this Website is the copyrighted work of Feed the Children or its third party content suppliers and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement and assembly) of all Content is also the exclusive property of Feed the Children and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. You may download information from this Website and print out a hard copy for your personal use provided that you keep intact and do not remove or alter any copyright or other notice (e.g., trademark, patent, etc.) contained in the information. Except as otherwise expressly stated herein, you may not alter, modify, copy, distribute (for compensation or otherwise), transmit, display, perform, reproduce, reuse, post, publish, license, frame, download, store for subsequent use, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information or Content obtained from this Website, in whole or in part, including any text, images, audio, and video in any manner, without the prior written authorization of Feed the Children or any applicable third party suppliers. The use of Content, including images, by you, or anyone else authorized by you, is prohibited unless specifically permitted by Feed the Children. Any unauthorized use of text or images may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and applicable regulations and statutes. Feed the Children does not warrant or represent that your use of Content, Products and Services or any other materials displayed on this Website will not infringe rights of third parties. If you believe that any Content on this Website violates or infringes upon your intellectual property rights pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), please notify us immediately at email@example.com and general phone number 1-800-627-4556 with all specifics necessary for us to consider and respond to your complaint. You may be asked to provide additional information and follow additional procedures for us to act on your complaint.
Trademarks and Service Marks
Certain trademarks are the service marks and trademarks of Feed the Children or one of its affiliates. The Feed the Children name, logo, the domain name for this Website, all page headers, custom graphics, and button icons are service marks, trademarks, logos, and/or trade dress of Feed the Children. All other trademarks, service marks, trade dress, product names, company names or logos, whether registered or not, on the Website are the property of their respective owners. In addition to complying with all applicable laws, you agree that you will not use any such trademarks, service marks, trade dress, or other logos from this Website without the prior written authorization of Feed the Children.
Payments and Payments Processing; Rules for All Payments
You hereby acknowledge and agree that, for all donations/payment transactions, (1) you will not use an invalid or unauthorized credit or debit card or other payment method; (2) all donations/payment transactions final and non-refundable. If you have any questions regarding any payment transaction, please contact us by phone at 1-800-627-4556 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Blogs; Acceptable Use for Blogs
Our Website contains Blogs (“Blogs”). The content, view and opinions published in Blogs written by our personnel or contributors – or from links or Blogs that we post on the Website from other sources – belong solely to their respective authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Feed the Children, its management or employees. Comments or opinions expressed on the Blogs are those of their respective contributors only. Feed the Children is not responsible for, and disclaims any and all liability for the content of comments written by contributors to the Blog. We permit visitors to our Website to post comments in response to the Blogs. Please remember that the open and real-time nature of the comments posted to these Blogs makes it is impossible for Feed the Children to confirm the validity of any content posted, and though we reserve the right to review and edit or delete any such Blog comment, we do not guarantee that we will monitor or review. As such, we are not responsible for any messages posted or the consequences of following any advice offered within Blog posts. If you find any posts in these Blogs to be offensive or objectionable, please contact us via email at email@example.com and reference the relevant Blog. If we determine that removal of a post or posts is necessary, we will make reasonable efforts to do so in a timely manner.
By submitting a response, comment or content related to a Blog, you agree that such submission is non-confidential for all purposes. Any submission to this Website will be deemed and remain the property of Feed the Children. By using these Blogs, you agree to the following:
- By posting messages, uploading files, inputting data, or engaging in any other form of communication through the Blogs (collectively, the "Blog Content"), you grant Feed the Children, its successors and assignees, a royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive, unrestricted, worldwide license to use, reproduce, create derivative works from, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform and display the response, comment or content in any media or medium, or any form, format, or forum now known or hereafter developed.
- If you contribute any graphic images or photographs, you accept all liability for any issues that may arise from such Blog Content. Please do not submit any images or photographs for which you do not have a current model or property release unless you are otherwise authorized to post such material.
- You will not post any material that is knowingly false, misleading, or inaccurate.
- You will not behave in an abusive and/or hateful manner, and will not harass, threaten, nor attack anyone.
- You will not use profanity in your Blog Content, and will neither post with language or content that is obscene, sexually oriented, or sexually suggestive r link to sites that contain such content.
- You will respect other people’s right to personal privacy and will not post any other person’s identifying information (including their names, contact information or any other relevant information) within the Forum but your own.
- You will not use these Blogs to violate any laws nor to discuss illegal activities.
- You will not impersonate any person or entity, forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any posting, nor collect or store personal data about other users.
- You will not post any copyrighted material, nor link to any copyrighted material (with the exception of publicly available sites and pages that the legal owners of the copyrights have created to make that material freely available to the general public), unless that copyright is owned by you or by these Blogs.
- You will not use these Blogs for the purposes of sharing or distributing viruses, licenses, registration information, software keys, "cracks," or other information designed to do harm to or allow unlawful access to any computer hardware, software, networks, or any other systems.
- You will not post advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or solicitations, all of which are inappropriate and prohibited in the Blogs. You will not, furthermore, collect personal information about Blog members for the purpose of sending them any such advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or solicitations through other means (email, messaging programs, etc.).
- You will not post messages that are clearly outside of the stated topic of any Blogs nor disrupt a Blog by deliberately posting repeated irrelevant messages or copies of identical messages (also known as "flooding").
- You will not attempt to access any protected sections of the sites or Blogs, nor make use of any hacks, cracks, bug exploits, etc. to bypass or modify the features of the Blog software at any Feed the Children site.
- You will, if asked by a representative of Feed the Children, cease posting any content, and/or links to content, deemed offensive, objectionable, or in poor taste.
We reserve the right to delete any message and/or restrict posting rights in our Blogs for any reason whatsoever. Should you continue to post messages that violate the rules of the Blogs your account may be terminated, your access to the Blogs may be banned, and your service provider(s) may be contacted about your behavior. Furthermore, we expressly reserve our rights under the law to take any other actions we deem necessary.
Feed the Children has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor any activity and content associated with the Website. We may investigate any reported violations of the Website policies or complaints and take any action that it deems appropriate (which may include, but is not limited to, issuing warnings, suspending or terminating service, denying access and/or removing any materials on the Website). Feed the Children may also investigate, in its sole discretion, the use of any credit card by a user registered to make a purchase, and take such action as we deem appropriate, including without limitation, contacting the individual using such card and/or deactivating a user’s account.
You may not register under a false name or use an invalid or unauthorized credit card. You may make a purchase under a false name, impersonate any participant, or use another participant’s password(s) or engage in any other fraudulent conduct or conduct intended to interfere with the orderly conduct of business on this Website. Fraudulent conduct is a violation of federal and state laws and may be reported to law enforcement authorities. Feed the Children will cooperate to ensure that violators are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES/MATERIALS/CONTENT; LINKS ON THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES
SERVICE PROVIDED IN UNITED STATES; COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS
The Feed the Children Website is hosted in the United States. If you are a non-U.S. user of the Feed the Children Website, by visiting the Website you agree to comply with all applicable federal and state U.S. laws. You further agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, if you are a user, you agree to obtain and comply with all conditions of any registrations, permits, licenses, consents or permissions that you are required to hold in order to utilize the Website and any related services, and you shall immediately notify us if any such registration, permit, license, consent or permission is terminated or revoked.
We make no representations that the Website and any and all information contained therein, including the Opportunities, information or Content are appropriate, available or legal in any particular location. This Website is not intended for access or use by any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution or use would be contrary to law or regulation or which would subject Feed the Children to any registration requirement within such jurisdiction or country. You hereby acknowledge and agree that you are choosing to access the Websites and all related services, Opportunities, information or Content on your own initiative and that you are responsible for compliance with all applicable international, federal, state, local and any other applicable laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations regarding your use of the thereof.
The Blogs, Content, materials, resources and other information contained on this Website has been prepared by Feed the Children as a convenience to its users and is not intended to constitute advice or recommendations upon which a user may rely. Feed the Children has used reasonable efforts in collecting, preparing and providing such Blogs, Content, materials, resources and other information, but makes no warranty or guarantee about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the Blogs, Content, materials, resources and other information contained in or linked to this Website or any other Website maintained by Feed the Children.
YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. ALL BLOGS, BLOG CONTENT, CONTENT, RESOURCES, MATERIALS, OPPORTUNITIES, SERVICES AND OTHER INFORMATION ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" OR "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, AND FEED THE CHILDREN EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH RESPECT TO THE WEBSITE AND ALL ELEMENTS THEREOF, WHETHER IMPLIED, EXPRESS, OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, NONINFRINGEMENT OF THIRD-PARTY RIGHTS, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, QUIET ENJOYMENT AND ACCURACY. FEED THE CHILDREN MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE WEBSITE, BLOGS, CONTENT, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, MATERIALS OR ANY OTHER INFORMATION IS ACCURATE, TIMELY, UNINTERRUPTED, VIRUS-FREE OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT ANY SUCH PROBLEMS WILL BE CORRECTED.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
IN ADDITION TO THE ABOVE WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS, YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT IN NO EVENT WILL FEED THE CHILDREN WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF INCOME, LOSS OF GOODWILL OR REPUTATION, DAMAGE TO OR CORRUPTION OF DATA, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THE WEBSITE (OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE), THE OPPORTUNTIES, CONTENT, THE BLOGS OR BLOG CONTENT, OR ANY OTHER MATERIALS, SERVICES OR INFORMTION CONTAINED IN OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY DAMAGES CAUSED BY OR RESULTING FROM RELIANCE BY USER ON ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM FEED THE CHILDREN, EVEN IF FEED THE CHILDREN HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITIES OF THOSE DAMAGES. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE IS PREDICATED UPON YOUR WAIVER OF ANY RIGHT TO SUE FEED THE CHILDREN AND ITS AFFILIATES DIRECTLY OR TO PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS ACTION SUIT FOR ANY LOSSES OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE.
CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.
GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
No Class Action
YOU AND FEED THE CHILDREN AGREE THAT ANY PROCEEDINGS TO RESOLVE OR LITIGATE ANY DISPUTE WILL BE CONDUCTED SOLELY ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS, AND THAT NEITHER YOU NOR FEED THE CHILDREN WILL SEEK TO HAVE ANY DISPUTE HEARD AS A CLASS ACTION, A REPRESENTATIVE ACTION, A COLLECTIVE ACTION, A PRIVATE ATTORNEY-GENERAL ACTION, OR IN ANY PROCEEDING IN WHICH YOU OR FEED THE CHILDREN ACTS OR PROPOSES TO ACT IN A REPRESENTATIVE CAPACITY. YOU AND FEED THE CHILDREN FURTHER AGREE THAT NO PROCEEDING WILL BE JOINED, CONSOLIDATED, OR COMBINED WITH ANOTHER PROCEEDING WITHOUT THE PRIOR WRITTEN CONSENT OF YOU, SMALL TOKEN, AND ALL PARTIES TO ANY SUCH PROCEEDING.
Feed the Children shall not be liable for any failure or delay in performance due in whole or in part to any cause beyond our reasonable control, or the reasonable control of out contractors, agents or suppliers, including but not limited to utility or transmission failures, power failure, strikes or other labor disturbances, acts of God, acts of war or terror, floods, sabotage, fire, natural or other disasters.