CONDITIONAL USE OF THE SITES
Do not use the Sites if you do not agree with any of the terms contained herein.
RIGHTS; RESPONSIBILITIES; AND GENERAL RESTRICTIONS
You may use the Sites for your own personal, non-commercial informational purposes only.
You may not copy, reproduce, reuse, retransmit, adapt, publish, frame, post, upload, modify, create derivative works from or based upon, transmit, link from or to, decompile, reverse engineer, incorporate into any hardware or software application, broadcast, distribute or otherwise use or exploit any Site Content (as defined below) in any way, including for any public or commercial purpose whatsoever, without our express authorization.
You may not use any third parties’ likenesses, names, and/or properties without their express permission.
You may not: (i) send any material to the Sites; or (ii) embed, re-publish, maintain and/or display any Site Content (including, without limitation, any of your own user submissions) on any personal, customized social networking Web page(s), Web blog(s), or microblog(s) or other web site or other Internet location that ordinarily contains or hosts content, that is: unlawful, harmful (including any virus), threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, indecent or profane, hateful, racially, culturally or ethnically offensive, or that encourages criminal conduct, or that gives rise, or potentially gives rise, to civil or criminal liability, or that could constitute or encourage a violation of any applicable laws, rules, regulations or Federal Trade Commission guidelines (“Applicable Laws“), or that infringes or violates other parties’ intellectual property, publicity, or privacy rights or links to infringing or unauthorized content.
You may not do anything on the Sites that would prevent other users’ access to or use of the Sites or any part thereof.
We may review, edit or delete materials you or others send to the Sites for any reason in our sole discretion, but are not obligated to do so.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any username or passwords associated with access to the Sites or your account (including in those instances in which the Sites uses the account creation mechanism and management of a third party’s social network, website or device) and to monitor and assume responsibility for all activities that occur under your username and/or password.
Furthermore, you are strongly advised to maintain and to protect your privacy by choosing carefully what personally identifiable information you include.
We may cancel any registration(s) or account(s) on the Sites at any time, without notice or liability, for any reason, including if technical problems, irregularities or misuse occurs.
The Sites are intended to provide information about J-Teen Leadership, its mission and programs and to provide individuals with an online community for the sharing of ideas.
Registration on the Site is available to anyone 13 years of age or older who truthfully and accurately provides all required information. The Sites are not intended for children, and therefore persons under the age of 13 may not register. Teens must register in order to participate in the online discussion forum.
We try to make the Sites and the content thereon reliable, but inaccuracies may occur. Therefore, regardless of anything else on the Sites or in these Terms:
USE OF THE SITES IS AT YOUR OWN RISK;
THE SITES ARE PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS”; “WITH ALL FAULTS” AND “AS AVAILABLE”; AND
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE AND OUR RELATED PARTIES DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES REGARDING THE SITES, AND SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF:
STATEMENTS, ERRORS OR OMISSIONS ON THE SITES;
CONTENT INFRINGING ANY THIRD PARTY’S RIGHTS;
VIRUSES THAT MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO YOUR COMPUTER, PHONE, OR OTHER ELECTRONIC DEVICE;
LINKING TO ANY OTHER SITE OR ITS NATURE OR CONTENTS;
ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF J-TEEN LEADERSHIP’S SECURE SERVERS AND/ OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN;
PERSONAL INJURY, PROPERTY DAMAGE, ECONOMIC LOSS, ILLNESS OR DEATH; OR
ANY OTHER MATTER REGARDING THE SITES AND YOUR USE OF IT.
BY USING THE SITES, YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, DEFEND AND HOLD HARMLESS J-TEEN LEADERSHIP (AND ITS TEEN LEADERS, PARENT ADVISORY GROUP, AND PARENT COMMITTEES) AND ITS RELATED PARTIES (INCLUDING ANY SUPPORTING OR SPONSORING ORGANIZATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS), AND ITS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, AGENTS, LICENSORS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, FROM ALL LIABILITIES, LOSSES, DAMAGES, COSTS AND EXPENSES, INCLUDING REASONABLE LAWYER’S FEES AND COSTS, ARISING OUT OF ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:
ANY CLAIMS FOR INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS, LIBEL, DEFAMATION RELATING TO ANY MATERIALS YOU SEND TO THE SITES;
ANY ACTIVITY RELATING TO YOUR INTERNET ACCOUNT, INCLUDING NEGLIGENT OR WRONGFUL CONDUCT BY YOU OR ANYONE USING THE SITES THROUGH YOUR INTERNET, CELL PHONE, OR SOCIAL NETWORKING ACCOUNT;
THE VIOLATION OF ANY APPLICABLE LAWS AND/ OR THESE TERMS BY YOU AND/ OR ANYONE USING YOUR ACCOUNT TO ACCESS AND/ OR OTHERWISE USE THE SITES (IN WHOLE OR IN PART);
YOUR VIOLATION OF ANY PERSON’S PRIVACY, PUBLICITY OR OTHER RIGHT;
ANY OTHER MATTER REGARDING THE SITES AND YOUR USE OF THEM.
You agree to use best efforts to cooperate with us in the defense of any such matter. We reserve the right, at your expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you.
The Sites may contain links to other web sites and/or other social networking sites that we do not own or operate. We do not control, recommend or endorse and are not responsible for these sites or their content, products, services or privacy policies or practices. Downloading material from certain sites may risk infringing intellectual property rights or introducing viruses into your system. You should note when you leave the Sites and read the privacy policies and terms of these other sites. You should also independently assess the authenticity of any website or social networking site which appears or claims that it is one of our sites (including those linked to through an email).
We (or our associated or affiliated organizations or third parties who have licensed any content to J-Teen Leadership or contributed to the Sites) (“Content Owner”) own or license from third parties all Site Content. All Site Content and all copyrights, patents, trademarks, service marks, trade names and all other intellectual property rights therein remains the sole property of the applicable Content Owner and is protected under all relevant copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. Nothing on the Sites should be construed as granting any license or rights to use or distribute any Site Content, without our express written agreement or of the other applicable Content Owner.
COPYRIGHT POLICY AND DIGITAL MILLENIUM COPYRIGHT ACT (“DCMA”) NOTICE
Materials may be made available through the Sites by third parties who are not under our control. J-Teen Leadership respects the copyright interests of others and, as such, requires our users to comply with all Terms regarding copyrights. It is our policy to terminate user accounts for failure to comply with our copyright policy.
If you believe that any Site Contents shown on or transmitted through the Sites violates these Terms or your copyright please report the violation. In the case of a copyright violation please provide the following information:
a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Sites (including the exact URL);
an address, a telephone number, and an email address where we can contact you and, if different, an email address where the alleged infringing party, if not J-Teen Leadership, can contact you;
a statement that you have a good-faith belief that the use is not authorized by the copyright or other intellectual property rights owner, by its agent, or by law; and
a statement by you under penalty of perjury that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or are authorized to act on the owner’s behalf.
All notices should be sent to our designated agent as follows:
701 Westchester Avenue, Suite 203E
White Plains, NY 10604
It is often difficult to determine if your intellectual property rights have been violated. We may request additional information before we remove allegedly infringing material. If a dispute develops as to the correct owner of the rights in question, we reserve the right to remove the Site Contents of both parties.
You understand and agree that J-Teen Leadership may, in its sole discretion, without liability or prior notice and at any time, terminate or temporarily suspend your rights to access or use of the Sites, and discard, remove, and/or disable or deactivate any or all of your submissions or materials and data that you (and/or anyone else) may have sent to the Sites. J-Teen Leadership may also, in its sole discretion, without liability and at any time, discontinue the Sites or any parts thereof or limit or restrict any user access thereto, for any reason, with or without prior notice. You may discontinue your access to, use or participation on or by means of the Sites at any time.
If for any reason, any provision of these Terms is found unlawful, void or unenforceable, it shall be deemed severed from these Terms and the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect. The failure of J-Teen Leadership to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
As used herein:
“Damages” means any and all direct, special, indirect, consequential loss or, exemplary or punitive damages or other damages of any kind, including damages for loss of revenues, profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses (whether in contract, including fundamental breach, tort, including negligence, statutory or otherwise).
“including” means including, but not limited to.
“materials sent to the Sites” (and “materials you send to the Sites” and other like terms) means anything emailed, uploaded, posted or otherwise transmitted or sent to the Sites (whether information, text, material, data or code or other) by you or another user.
“Related Parties” means all of our affiliated organizations and individuals, Site Developers and other promotional partners.
“Site Contents” means any and all information, text, images, audio, video, designs, names, logos, trademarks, data, code or other information, material or content on the Sites.
“Site Developer” means any party involved in creating, producing, delivering or maintaining the Sites.
“use of the Site(s)” (and “using” and other like terms) means any and all use of the Sites of any kind whatsoever, including access to, browsing of, reviewing, posting of, transmitting, downloading, and other using the Sites or any material on the Sites.
“Warranties” means any warranties or representations, express or implied (including, without limitation, any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, title, non-infringement or freedom from computer virus).
If you have any questions or concerns regarding these Terms, please contact us by email at HYPERLINK “mailto:email@example.com” firstname.lastname@example.org or at the address or phone number listed below:
701 Westchester Avenue, Suite 203E
White Plains, NY 10604
Telephone number: (914) 328-8788
UPDATED AS OF: August 2011