Terms of Service
Terms of Service
We have the right to change any part of these Terms of Service at any time without prior notice by posting a revised version of these Terms of Service. Your use of our Site following any such change constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by these Terms of Service as changed. For this reason, you should review these Terms of Service regularly when you use our Site.
Intellectual Property Rights
Our Limited License to You
Our Site and all the materials available on our Site are the property of us and/or our affiliates or licensors, including all intellectual property rights associated therewith (e.g., copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets and know-how). Our Site is provided solely for your personal, noncommercial use. You may not use our Site or the materials available on our Site in a manner that constitutes an infringement of our rights or that has not been authorized by us. More specifically, unless explicitly authorized in these Terms of Service, by the owner of the materials or in additional terms and conditions that may apply to specific sections of our Site, you may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, translate, sell, create derivative works, exploit or distribute in any manner or medium (including by e-mail or other electronic means) any material from our Site. You may, however, from time to time, download and/or print one copy of individual pages of our Site for your personal, noncommercial use, provided that you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. To receive information about requesting permission to reproduce or distribute materials from our Site, please e-mail the FWGBD Webmaster firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your License to Us
Certain material that you may post or submit to us via our Site may be subject to specific terms and conditions that apply to those specific sections of our Site. Any such terms and conditions will be presented to you at the time of submission or otherwise posted on the submission page(s).
All other material (including, without limitation, photos and videos) that you submit to us via our Site (i.e., material not governed by additional terms and conditions that may apply to specific sections of our Site) is subject to the following terms. By posting or submitting the material to our Site, you are representing that you are the owner of the material or are making your posting or submission with the express consent of the owner of the material. In addition, when you submit or post any material, you are granting us, and anyone authorized by us, a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, unrestricted, worldwide license to use, copy, modify, transmit, sell, exploit, create derivative works from, distribute and/or publicly perform or display such material, in whole or in part, in any manner or medium, now known or hereafter developed, for any purpose. The foregoing grant shall include the right to exploit any proprietary rights in such posting or submission, including, but not limited to, rights under copyright, trademark, service mark or patent laws under any relevant jurisdiction. Also, in connection with the exercise of such rights, you grant us, and anyone authorized by us, the right to identify you as the author of any of your postings or submissions by name, e-mail address or screen name, as we deem appropriate.
As a user of our Site, you are responsible for your own communications and are responsible for the consequences of any of your postings on our Site. We do not represent or guarantee the accuracy, completeness or reliability of any material posted by users of our Site nor do we endorse any opinions expressed by any users. You may rely on material posted by other users only at your own risk. Although we may occasionally screen or monitor material posted by users, we do not do so systematically and we are not obligated to do so. We may for any reason edit, refuse to post or remove without notice any materials posted by users. However, we have no obligation to edit, refuse to post or remove any material, including material that you may find objectionable or offensive or that violates these Terms of Service or any additional terms of service found on our Site. If you become aware of any material that violates these Terms of Service and any additional terms of service found on our Site, you may email such information to the FWGBD Webmaster email@example.com. However, we do not guarantee that any action will be taken as a result of your contact. We reserve the right to expel any user and to prevent further access to our Site for any reason, including violation of these Terms of Service, any additional terms of service found on our Site or applicable law, or for no reason at all. However, we have no obligation to expel any user or to prevent further access to our Site.
You may not do any of the following while using our Site:
- interfere with or disrupt networks connected to our Site or violate the regulations, policies, or procedures of such networks;
- attempt to gain unauthorized access to our Site, computer systems or networks connected to our Site (through password mining or any other means);
- interfere with another user’s use and enjoyment of our Site;
- upload any message, information, data, text, software, graphic files or other materials (“Content”) that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, that may be invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, racially, sexually, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
- upload Content that contains a virus, corrupted file, or other harmful component;
- impersonate any person or entity, including but not limited to FWGBD personnel, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent any affiliation with any person or entity, or upload any Content under a fictitious name;
- upload any Content that you do not have a right to upload under law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (including but not limited to nondisclosure agreements);
- upload any information or grant permissions to view information to any person in a manner that exceeds your contractual or other legal authority;
- upload any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, contests, surveys, or any other form of solicitation (commercial or non-commercial);
- intentionally or unintentionally violate or encourage or assist another to violate any law or regulation in connection with your use or another’s use of our Site; or
- upload any Content that violates or infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, privacy or any right, of whatever nature, of anyone.
If you violate any of these use policies, your permission to use our Site and all the materials available on our Site automatically terminates.
Limitations on Linking and Framing
You may establish a hypertext link to our Site so long as the link does not state or imply any endorsement or sponsorship of your site by us or by our Site. However, you may not, without our prior written permission, frame or inline link any of the content of our Site, or incorporate into another web site or other service any of our material, content, or intellectual property. We reserve the right at any time and in our sole discretion to request that you remove all links or any particular link to our Site from your site.
We will have no responsibility or liability for any content appearing on your web site. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless FWGBD and our affiliates and their officers, directors, employees and agents from and against any and all third-party claims, liability, actions, demands, costs or expenses (including, but not limited to, reasonable legal and accounting fees) arising from or relating to your web site. We reserve the right to defend any such claim, and you agree to provide us with such reasonable cooperation as we may request.
You may subscribe to RSS feeds from our Site for noncommercial, personal uses only. Any other uses are strictly prohibited. We may modify or discontinue the RSS feeds at any time, at our discretion, without notice to you, may restrict, suspend, or terminate your access to any or all of the RSS feeds, and may disable the links to the RSS feeds at any time.
Links to Third-Party Sites
Throughout our Site, we have provided links and pointers to Internet sites maintained by third parties. Links on our Site to other internet sites are provided as a courtesy only, and the inclusion of any link does not imply an endorsement or sponsorship by FWGBD of such sites, the individuals or organizations sponsoring such sites, or the information, products, or services referenced or offered through such sites. In addition, neither we nor our affiliates operate or control in any respect any information, products or services that third parties may provide on or through our Site or on web sites linked to by us on our Site.
Disclaimers Regarding Site Content
The information, products, and services offered on or through our Site and any third-party sites are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, we disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. We do not warrant that our Site or any of its functions will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that any part of this Site, including message boards, or the servers that make it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components.
We do not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of our Site or materials on this site or on third-party sites in terms of their correctness, accuracy, timeliness, reliability, or otherwise.
You must provide and are solely responsible for all hardware and/or software necessary to access our Site. You assume the entire cost of and responsibility for any damage to, and all necessary maintenance, repair or correction of, that hardware and/or software.
FWGBD is providing information and services on our Site as a benefit and service in furtherance of its non-profit and tax-exempt status. Our Site is provided for informational purposes only, and is not intended to provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. FWGBD makes no warranty, guarantee or representation as to the accuracy or sufficiency of the information posted on our Site, and FWGBD assumes no responsibility or liability regarding the use or misuse of such information. FWGBD makes no representations about the suitability of this information and these services for any purpose. Unless specifically stated otherwise, FWGBD does not endorse, approve, recommend or certify any information, product, process, service or organization presented or mentioned on our Site, and information from our Site should not be referenced in any way to imply such approval or endorsement. The information provided on this website is intended to be used consistent with the Mission Statement for FWGBD. Nothing in this website or the information contained herein is meant to assume a doctor-patient relationship with anyone accessing this website or to provide individual medical care, treatment or advice to any user of this website. Any and all individualized medical care, advice and treatment should be sought from a healthcare provider retained by any user of this site. Our Site should not be used in any high-risk activities where damage or injury to persons, property, environment, finances, or business may result if an error occurs. You expressly assume all risk for such use. FWGBD expressly disclaims any and all liability or responsibility for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or other damages arising out of any individual’s use of, reference to, reliance on or inability to use our Site or the information presented on our Site.
Limitation of Liability
In no event shall FWGBD or its affiliates be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, but not limited to, direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, punitive or exemplary damages or any damages for loss of profits, use, data, goodwill or other intangibles) arising from or in any way connected with these Terms of Service, the use of (or the inability to use) our Site or any information, goods or services obtained on or from our Site, whether based on warranty, contract, tort (including, but not limited to, negligence) or any other legal theory, and whether or not FWBGD is advised of the possibility of such damages.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless FWGBD and our affiliates and their officers, directors, employees and agents from and against any and all claims, liability, actions, demands, costs or expenses (including, but not limited to, reasonable legal and accounting fees) arising from or relating to your use of our Site or the materials on our Site, material that you post to our Site or otherwise provide to FWGBD, or your breach or violation of these Terms of Service. FWGBD reserves the right to defend any such claim, and you agree to provide FWGBD with such reasonable cooperation as we may request.
Registrations, Contributions, and Online Commerce
Certain sections of our Site may allow you to register for Webinars or conferences, make a gift, or purchase different types of products and services online. When you register, make a gift, or purchase products or services on or through our Site, you may be subject to additional terms and conditions that specifically apply to your registration, donation or purchase or use of the products or services. FWGBD is a 501(c)(3) charitable and educational organization. Any charitable contribution made by you to FWGBD is tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law.
You agree to be financially responsible for any registration fees, monetary gifts, and purchases made by you or someone acting on your behalf through our Site. You agree to only purchase goods or services or make a gift for yourself or for another person for whom you are legally permitted to do so. When making a purchase or gift for a third party that requires you to submit the third party’s personal information to us, you represent that you have obtained the express consent of such third party to provide such third party’s personal information.
Use of Directories
The information contained in any directories that may be provided on our Site is provided for noncommercial, informational purposes and is not to be used for any commercial, marketing or telemarketing applications. This information may not be copied or redistributed and is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind. In no event will we or our suppliers be liable in any way with regard to such information.
To use certain features of our Site, you will need a username and password, which you will receive through our Site’s registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and are responsible for all activities (whether by you or by others) that occur under your password or account. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and to ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. We cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to protect your password or account information.
When you submit an employment ad for publication on our Site, you agree that the advertisement as it appears on our Site becomes our property and you assign all ownership interest in the advertisement as it appears on our Site under copyright law or otherwise to us. Submission of an advertisement does not constitute a commitment to publish the advertisement, and publication of an advertisement does not constitute an agreement for continued publication. We will accept only standard abbreviations and require proper punctuation. We reserve the right to edit, reclassify, revise, reject or cancel any advertisement at any time, in our sole discretion.
Our Site is based in the United States. These Terms of Service will be governed by the internal laws of the State of New Jersey, without regard to its choice of law provisions. You agree that any action arising out of or relating to these Terms of Service may be brought only in a court of competent jurisdiction in New Jersey, and you hereby consent to the jurisdiction, venue and convenience of such courts. If any provision of these Terms of Service is found to be invalid, void or unenforceable by any court having competent jurisdiction, the remainder of these Terms of Service shall remain in full force and effect. Any waiver of any provision of these Terms of Service will be effective only if it is in writing signed by FWGBD. No waiver of any term of these Terms of Service shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term.
Questions regarding these Terms of Service should be directed to the FWGBD Webmaster firstname.lastname@example.org.