Legal

Introduction

Friendfactor (legally Friendfactor Foundation, collectively "us" or "we") is the operator and host of the www.Friendfactor.org website (together with its sub-domains and associated services, including, but not limited to, e-mails from Friendfactor.org and its sub-domains, the “Site”). This document sets forth the terms and conditions (as amended from time to time, the “Terms and Conditions”) governing your use of the Site. Our privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”) is incorporated by reference into the Terms and Conditions. Your use of the Site indicates your acceptance of the Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Policy. If you do not accept the Terms and Conditions or the Privacy Policy, you may not use the Site. Your continued use of the Site will constitute your agreement to the most current version of the Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Policy. If at any time you do not agree to the Terms and Conditions or the Privacy Policy, you must cease your use of this Site. The Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Policy are subject to change at any time by us by posting them on the Site. It is your obligation to review the Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes to the Terms and Conditions or Privacy Policy will be effective immediately upon posting to the Site. Violation of the Term of Service may, in our sole discretion, result in the suspension or termination of your account on the Site or the blocking of your IP address.

If after reviewing the Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Policy you have any questions or concerns regarding the contents thereof, please contact us by sending an email to Legal@Friendfactor.org.

Age Restrictions

You must be 18 years or older to use the Site.

Your Use of Information Contained on Site

All contents on the Site are the property of us or the respective owners of such content, as indicated, and is protected by U.S. copyright and international treaties. We authorize you to view and download a single copy of the content on the Site solely for your personal, noncommercial use. You may not reproduce, modify, display, sell or distribute the content on the Site, or use it in any other way for public or commercial purpose.

The “look” and “feel” of the Site (including color combinations, button shapes, layout, design and all other graphical elements) are also protected by U.S. copyright law. All product names, names of services, trademarks and service marks (“Marks”) are our property or the property of the respective owners of the Marks, as indicated. You may not use the Marks for any purpose whatsoever other than as permitted by the Terms and Conditions.

You acknowledge that the permission granted in this section does not constitute an endorsement by us of you or your use of the information and content. Please contact us directly for special copyright permissions.

User-Contributed Content

Content posted on our Site by our users is not guaranteed by us as to accuracy, completeness or usefulness, and we do not endorse any content posted by our users. It is the responsibility of our Site users to evaluate the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of any content posted on our Site by other users.

You agree not to upload, post or otherwise make available on our Site any material protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of the copyright, trademark or other proprietary right. You agree and acknowledge that you have the burden of determining whether any material is or is not protected by copyright. By submitting material, you grant (or warrant that the owner of such material has expressly granted) to us the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate and distribute such material (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such material. You also permit any other user of the Site to access, view, store or reproduce the material for that user’s personal use. You grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferrable, sublicensable, worldwide license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform and publicly display any material you make available to us. This license ends when you remove such content from the Site or delete your account. Deleting your account on the site will remove any content and media that you have stored on the system. You will indemnify us for, from and against all claims, losses, costs and expenses resulting from the content and information you supply.

You may not post or otherwise make available on our Site any content that is illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory or otherwise injurious to third parties. You may not impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of your content. Further, you may not make use of our services to forge e-mail headers, or send bulk unsolicited e-mail messages. We have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor the content posted on our Site to determine compliance with the Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Policy and/or to satisfy any law, regulation or government request. We have the right, in our sole discretion, to edit, refuse to post or remove any material submitted to or posted on our Site including, but not limited to, material that is unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, graphic or otherwise objectionable.

You understand that by using the Site, you may be exposed to content that might be offensive, harmful, inaccurate or otherwise inappropriate, or in some cases, postings that have been mislabeled or are otherwise deceptive. Under no circumstances will we be liable in any way for any content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Site or broadcast elsewhere.

Security and Limitations on Use

You will not send email invitations or other messages to non-users without their consent.

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, and you are responsible for all uses of your registration, whether or not authorized by you. We have no responsibility for lost or misused passwords or for unauthorized access occasioned by the foregoing. You may not (i) access data not intended for you or log into a server or account which you are not authorized to access; (ii) attempt to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; (iii) attempt to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to the Site, overloading, “flooding,” “mailbombing” or “crashing”; (iv) send unsolicited e-mail, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services; (v) forge any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting; or (vi) use the Site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or any service we provide or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Site.

Violation of these security rules may result in civil or criminal liability in addition to the termination of your access rights. We will investigate occurrences which may involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who are involved in such violations.

Accuracy of Information

We work hard to make sure all information provided on the Site is accurate, up-to-date and complete. However, the information and materials on the Site may contain errors or inaccuracies, including both typographical and substantive errors. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, without any obligation and without any notice requirement, to discontinue, change, improve or correct the information, materials and other content on the Site and to suspend or deny access to the Site for scheduled or unscheduled maintenance, upgrades, improvements or corrections.

Links to Other Sites

The Site may display the content, services, products or hyperlinks of other companies or persons. No such presentation will be considered an endorsement, representation or warranty, either express or implied, by us on behalf of any third party. In addition, we do not endorse, warrant or otherwise guarantee the substance of any information posted by users or third parties on the Site. We will have no liability or responsibility whatsoever for the content, subject matter or substance of any information accessed or obtained from third party websites accessed from the Site. Access to third party websites from the Site is done at your own risk. We do not warrant any products purchased through the Site or purchased in reliance on information obtained from the Site. We encourage you to link to our Site, but you acknowledge that such linking does not constitute an endorsement by us of you, your website or any information or content therein.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

We assume no responsibility for the activities or conduct of other users on the Site.

THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. WE AND OUR AGENTS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OR OTHERWISE, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS SITE, OR THE ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, OR COMPLETENESS OF INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS OR SERVICES INCLUDED ON THIS SITE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE AND ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold us harmless from and against any and all liability, claims, causes of actions, damages, costs and expenses, including but not limited to, attorneys fees and costs of suit, arising out of your breach of the Terms and Conditions.

Copyright Policy

We respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask users of our Site to do the same. In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and other applicable laws, we have adopted a policy of terminating, in appropriate circumstances and at our sole discretion, subscribers or account holders who are deemed to be repeat infringers. We may also at our sole discretion limit access to our Site and/or terminate the accounts of any users who infringe any intellectual property rights of others, whether or not there is any repeat infringement.

Notice and Procedure for Notifying Designated Agent of Claims of Copyright Infringement

If you believe that any material on our Site infringes upon any copyright which you own or control, or that any link on our Site directs users to another website that contains material that infringes upon any copyright which you own or control, you may file a notification of such infringement with our designated agent as set forth below. Notifications of claimed copyright infringement must be sent to our designated agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement. Our designated agent may be reached as follows:

Designated Agent: Legal Review Team

Address of Designated Agent: P.O. Box 40833, San Francisco, CA 94140

E-mail Address of Designated Agent: Legal@Friendfactor.org