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GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN (“GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN”, “WE” OR “US”) TERMS OF USE

THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS (THE "TERMS") ARE A LEGAL CONTRACT BETWEEN YOU AND GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN.  THE TERMS EXPLAIN HOW YOU ARE PERMITTED TO USE THE WEBSITE LOCATED AT THE URL: HTTP://WWW.GLOBALFUNDFORWOMEN.ORG/ AS WELL AS ALL ASSOCIATED SITES LINKED TO HTTP://WWW.GLOBALFUNDFORWOMEN.ORG/ BY GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN, ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATED COMPANIES (COLLECTIVELY, THE "SITE").  BY USING THIS SITE, YOU ARE AGREEING TO ALL THE TERMS; IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS, DO NOT ACCESS OR OTHERWISE USE THIS SITE, ANY SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE OR ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS SITE.

Changes.

GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN may make changes to the content and services offered on the Site (the “Services”) at any time. GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN can change, update, or add or remove provisions of these Terms, at any time by posting the updated Terms on this Site and notifying users of the changes to the Terms and their effective date. By using this Site after GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN has updated the Terms, you are agreeing to all the updated Terms; if you do not agree with any of the updated Terms, you must stop using the Site.

General Use.

By using this Site, you represent, acknowledge and agree that you are at least 18 years of age, or if you are under 18 years of age but are at least 13 years old (a “Minor”), that you are using the Site with the consent of your parent or legal guardian and that you have received your parent’s or legal guardian’s permission to use the Site and agree to its Terms.  If you are a parent or legal guardian of a Minor, you hereby agree to bind the Minor to these Terms and to fully indemnify and hold harmless GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN if the Minor breaches any of these Terms.  If you are not at least 13 years old, you may not use the Site at any time or in any manner or submit any information to the GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN or the Site.

GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN provides content through the Site and through the Services that is copyrighted and/or trademarked work of GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN or GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN’s third-party licensors and suppliers or other users of the Site (collectively, the “Materials”).  Materials may include logos, graphics, video, images, software and other content.

Subject to the terms and conditions of these Terms, and your compliance with these Terms, GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN hereby grants you a limited, personal, non-exclusive and non-transferable license to use and to display the Materials and to use this Site solely for your personal use.  Except for the foregoing license, you have no other rights in the Site or any Materials and you may not modify, edit, copy, reproduce, create derivative works of, reverse engineer, alter, enhance or in any way exploit any of the Site or Materials in any manner.

If you breach any of these Terms, the above license will terminate automatically and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed Materials.

Using the Site and the Services on the Site.

You can simply view the Site and not use any Services on the Site.  You need not register with GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN to simply visit and view the Site.

However, in order to access certain password-restricted areas of the Site (such as applying for a grant or submitting content to an online media project) and to use certain Services and Materials offered on and through the Site, you must register with GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN for an account and receive a password.

Passwords.

If you desire to apply for a grant you must register for an account with GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN.  If you want to make a donation to GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN or make a Submission (as defined below), you must provide your name and email address.

Currently, GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN also provides you with the ability to register for an account on the Site using your existing account and log-in credentials through the following Third-Party Sites (as defined below), which may change from time to time.

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your GFFW Password and any Third-Party Site Password (collectively, "Passwords), and you are responsible for all activities that occur using your Passwords. You agree not to share your Passwords, let others access or use your Passwords or do anything else that might jeopardize the security of your Passwords.  You agree to notify GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN if any of your Passwords on this Site is lost, stolen, if you are aware of any unauthorized use of your Passwords on this Site or if you know of any other breach of security in relation to this Site.

All the information that you provide when registering for an account and otherwise through the Site must be accurate, complete and up to date.

Donations.

GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN welcomes donations.  The terms that are applicable to any donations that you may make are found here:  https://www.globalfundforwomen.org/donate 

Purchases.

GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN hosts events (“Events”) and provides the opportunity to register to attend these Events from the Site.  Some of these Events will require you to pay a fee to attend.  For those Events that require a fee for attendance, you agree to pay all applicable fees or charges for your purchases, including shipping fees and taxes as applicable.  If GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN cannot charge your credit card, PayPal or other payment method for any reason, GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN reserves the right to either suspend or terminate your access to the Site and account and terminate these Terms.  You are expressly agreeing that GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN is permitted to bill you for the applicable fees, any applicable tax and any other charges you may incur in connection with your use of this Site and the fees will be billed to your credit card, PayPal or other payment method designated by you and accepted by GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN. 

There may be circumstances where GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN must cancel Events for which you may have purchased a ticket.  In that situation, GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN will notify you and promptly issue you a refund using the original payment method, which shall be your sole and exclusive remedy in this situation.  GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN makes no warranties regarding any of the Events that it may host, co-host or sponsor.  Any decision to attend an Event is entirely your own and GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN shall not have any liability of any kind with respect to any Event in excess of the admission fee received by GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN.

 

Electronic Communications.

By using the Site and/or the Services provided on or through the Site, you consent to receiving electronic communications from GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN.  These electronic communications may include notices about applicable fees and charges, transactional information and other information concerning or related to the Site and/or Services provided on or through the Site.  These electronic communications are part of your relationship with GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN.  You agree that any notices, agreements, disclosures or other communications that we send you electronically will satisfy any legal communication requirements, including that such communications be in writing.

Privacy Policy.

Please review GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN Privacy Policy, which is available at Global Fund: http://www.globalfundforwomen.org/privacy-policy (the “Privacy Policy”) which explains how we use information that you submit to GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN.

Links to Third-Party Sites.

This Site may be linked to other web sites that are not GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN sites, including, without limitation, social networking, blogging and similar websites through which you are able to log into this Site using your existing account and log-in credentials for such third-party sites, including, without limitation, and websites that provide commenting and question-and-answer forum functionality (collectively, “Third-Party Sites”).  Certain areas of the Site may allow you to interact and/or conduct transactions with such Third-Party Sites, and, if applicable, allow you to configure your privacy settings in your Third-Party Site account to permit your activities on this Site to be shared with your contacts in your Third-Party Site account and, in certain situations, you may be transferred to a Third-Party Site through a link but it may appear that you are still on this Site.  In any case, you acknowledge and agree that the Third-Party Sites may have different privacy policies and terms and conditions and/or user guides and business practices than GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN, and you further acknowledge and agree that your use of such Third-Party Sites is governed by the respective Third-Party Site privacy policy and terms and conditions and/or user guides.  You hereby agree to comply with any and all terms and conditions, users guides and privacy policies of any of Third-Party Sites.  GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN is providing links to the Third-Party Sites to you as a convenience, and GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN does not verify, make any representations or take responsibility for such Third-Party Sites, including, without limitation, the truthfulness, accuracy, quality or completeness of the content, services, links displayed and/or any other activities conducted on or through such Third-Party Sites. YOU AGREE THAT GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN WILL NOT, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FOR ANY GOODS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, RESOURCES AND/OR CONTENT AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH ANY THIRD-PARTY SITES AND/OR THIRD-PARTY DEALINGS OR COMMUNICATIONS, OR FOR ANY HARM RELATED THERETO, OR FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSS CAUSED OR ALLEGED TO BE CAUSED BY OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OR RELIANCE ON THE CONTENT OR BUSINESS PRACTICES OF ANY THIRD-PARTY.  GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN’S PROVIDING OF LINK TO OTHER ORGANIZATIONS, PROJECTS OR PRODUCTS IS NOT TO BE INTERPRETED AS AN ENDORSEMENT OR SPONSORSHIP OF ANY OF THOSE ORGANIZATIONS, PROJECTS OR PRODUCTS.

Submissions.

You are responsible for the information, opinions, messages, comments, photos, videos, graphics, sounds and other content or material that you submit, upload, post or otherwise make available on or through the Site (each a “Submission”) and through the Services available in connection with this Site.  You may not upload, post or otherwise make available on this Site any material protected by copyright, trademark, or any other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of such copyright, trademark or other proprietary right owned by a third-party, and the burden of determining whether any material is protected by any such right is on you.  You shall be solely liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights, trademarks, proprietary rights, violation of contract, privacy or publicity rights or any other harm resulting from any Submission that you make.  You have full responsibility for each Submission you make, including its legality, reliability and appropriateness.

Unless otherwise explicitly stated herein or in GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN Privacy Policy, you agree that any Submission provided by you in connection with this Site is provided on a non-proprietary and non-confidential basis.  You hereby grant to GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, fully paid-up, worldwide license (including the right to sublicense through multiple tiers) to use, reproduce, process, adapt, publicly perform, publicly display, modify, prepare derivative works, publish, transmit and distribute each of your Submissions, or any portion thereof, in any form, medium or distribution method now known or hereafter existing, known or developed, and authorize others to use the Submissions.  We may modify or adapt your Submissions in order to transmit, display or distribute them over computer networks and in various media and/or make changes to the Submissions as necessary to conform and adapt them to any requirements or limitations of any networks, devices, services or media.  GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN agrees to use any personally identifiable information contained in any of your Submissions in accordance with GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN’s Privacy Policy.

You agree to pay for all royalties, fees, damages and any other monies owing any person by reason of any Submissions posted by you to or through this Site.

When you provide Submissions you agree that those Submissions shall not be in violation of the “Unauthorized Activities” paragraph below.  Those prohibitions do not require GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN to monitor, police or remove any Submissions or other information submitted by you or any other user.

Unauthorized Activities.

When using this Site and/or the services, you agree not to:

·         Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten, or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.

·         Use racially, ethnically, or otherwise offensive language.

·         Discuss or incite illegal activity.

·         Use explicit/obscene language or solicit/post sexually explicit images (actual or simulated).

·         Post anything that exploits children or minors or that depicts cruelty to animals.

·         Post any copyrighted or trademarked materials without the express permission from the owner.

·         Disseminate any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, 'junk mail', 'spam', 'chain letters', 'pyramid schemes', or any other form of such solicitation.

·         Use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access the Site.

·         Take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure.

·         Alter the opinions or comments posted by others on this Site.

·         Post anything contrary to our public image, goodwill or reputation.

This list of prohibitions provides examples and is not complete or exclusive.  GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN reserves the right to (a) terminate access to your account, your ability to post to this Site (or use the Services) and (b) refuse, delete or remove any Submissions; with or without cause and with or without notice, for any reason or no reason, or for any action that GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN determines is inappropriate or disruptive to this Site or to any other user of this Site and/or Services.  GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN may report to law enforcement authorities any actions that may be illegal, and any reports it receives of such conduct.  When legally required or at GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN’s discretion, GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN will cooperate with law enforcement agencies in any investigation of alleged illegal activity on this Site or on the Internet.

Unauthorized use of any Materials or Third-Party Content contained on this Site may violate certain laws and regulations.

You agree to indemnify and hold GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN and its officers, directors, employees, affiliates, agents, licensors, and business partners harmless from and against any and all costs, damages, liabilities, and expenses (including attorneys’ fees and costs of defense) GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN or any other indemnified party suffers in relation to, arising from, or for the purpose of avoiding, any claim or demand from a third-party that your use of this Site or the use of this Site by any person using your user name and/or password (including without limitation, your participation in the posting areas or, your Submissions) violates any applicable law or regulation, or the copyrights, trademark rights or other rights of any third-party.

Proprietary Rights.

GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN is a trademark of GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN in the United States.  Other trademarks, names and logos on this Site are the property of their respective owners.

Unless otherwise specified in these Terms, all information and screens appearing on this Site, including documents, services, site design, text, graphics, logos, images and icons, as well as the arrangement thereof, are the sole property of GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN, Copyright © 2014 GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN.  All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.  Except as otherwise required or limited by applicable law, any reproduction, distribution, modification, retransmission, or publication of any copyrighted material is strictly prohibited without the express written consent of the copyright owner or license.

Intellectual Property Infringement.

GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN respects the intellectual property rights of others, and we ask you to do the same.  GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN may, in appropriate circumstances and at our discretion, terminate service and/or access to this Site for users who infringe the intellectual property rights of others.  If you believe that your work is the subject of copyright infringement and/or trademark infringement and appears on our Site, please provide GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN’s designated agent the following information:

·         A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

·         Identification of the copyrighted and/or trademarked work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.

·         Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled at the Site, and information reasonably sufficient to permit GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN to locate the material.

·         Information reasonably sufficient to permit GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN to contact you as the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which you may be contacted.

·         A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright and/or trademark owner, its agent, or the law.

·         A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN’s agent for notice of claims of copyright or trademark infringement on this Site can be reached as follows:

Elizabeth Schaffer

222 Sutter Street, Suite 500

San Francisco, CA 94108, USA

 

Please also note that for copyright infringements under Section 512(f) of the Copyright Act, any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material or activity is infringing may be subject to liability.

Submitting a DMCA Counter-Notification

We will notify you that we have removed or disabled access to copyright-protected material that you provided, if such removal is pursuant to a valid DMCA take-down notice that we have received. If you receive such notice from us, you may provide us with a counter-notification in writing to GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN designated agent that includes all of the following information:

1.  Your physical or electronic signature;

2.  Identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled, and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled;

3.  A statement from you under the penalty of perjury, that you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of a mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled; and

4.  Your name, physical address and telephone number, and a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of a court for the judicial district in which your physical address is located, or if your physical address is outside of the United States, for any judicial district in which GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN may be located, and that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification of allegedly infringing material or an agent of such person.

Termination of Repeat Infringers

GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate the account or access of any user of our web site and/or service who is the subject or repeated DMCA or other infringement notifications.  

Disclaimer of Warranties.

Your use of this Site and/or the Services is at your own risk.  The Materials have not been verified or authenticated in whole or in part by GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN, and they may include inaccuracies or typographical or other errors.  GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN does not warrant the accuracy of timeliness of the Materials contained on this Site.  GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN has no liability for any errors or omissions in the Materials, whether provided by GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN, our licensors or suppliers or other users.

GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN, FOR ITSELF AND ITS LICENSORS, MAKES NO EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, OR GUARANTEES IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SITE, THE SERVICES, PURCHASES, OR ANY MATERIALS RELATING TO THE QUALITY, SUITABILITY, TRUTH, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIAL CONTAINED OR PRESENTED ON THIS SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE MATERIALS.  UNLESS OTHERWISE EXPLICITLY STATED, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THIS SITE, THE SERVICES, EVENTS, MERCHANDISE AND MATERIALS, AND ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIAL CONTAINED OR PRESENTED ON THIS SITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN “AS IS,” “AS AVAILABLE” AND “WHERE-IS” BASIS WITH NO WARRANTY OF IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD-PARTY RIGHTS.  GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN DOES NOT PROVIDE ANY WARRANTIES AGAINST VIRUSES, SPYWARE OR MALWARE THAT MAY BE INSTALLED ON YOUR COMPUTER.

Limitation of Liability.

GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM YOUR DISPLAYING, COPYING, OR DOWNLOADING ANY MATERIALS TO OR FROM THIS SITE OR FROM YOUR ATTENDANCE AT ANY EVENTS OR THE USE OF ANY MERCHANDISE PURCHASED FROM THIS SITE.  IN NO EVENT SHALL GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INDIRECT, EXTRAORDINARY, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOSS OF DATA, REVENUE, PROFITS, USE OR OTHER ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE) HOWEVER ARISING, EVEN IF GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN KNOWS THERE IS A POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

Local Laws; Export Control.

GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN controls and operates this Site from its headquarters in the United States of America and the Materials may not be appropriate or available for use in other locations.  If you use this Site outside the United States of America, you are responsible for following applicable local laws.

Feedback.

If you send or transmit any communications, comments, questions, suggestions, or related materials to GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN, whether by letter, email, telephone, or otherwise (collectively, “Feedback”), suggesting or recommending changes to the Site, any Services offered through the Site or Materials, including, without limitation, new features or functionality relating thereto, all such Feedback is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary.  You hereby assign all right, title, and interest in, and GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN is free to use, without any attribution or compensation to you, any ideas, know-how, concepts, techniques, or other intellectual property and proprietary rights contained in the Feedback, whether or not patentable, for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to, developing, manufacturing, having manufactured, licensing, marketing, and selling, directly or indirectly, products and services using such Feedback.  You understand and agree that GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN is not obligated to use, display, reproduce, or distribute any such ideas, know-how, concepts, or techniques contained in the Feedback, and you have no right to compel such use, display, reproduction, or distribution.

General.

GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN prefers to advise you if we feel you are not complying with these Terms and to recommend any necessary corrective action.  However, certain violations of these Terms, as determined by GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN, may result in immediate termination of your access to this Site without prior notice to you.  The Federal Arbitration Act, California state law and applicable U.S. federal law, without regard to the choice or conflicts of law provisions, will govern these Terms.  Foreign laws do not apply.  The United Nations on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods and any laws based on the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA) shall not apply to this Agreement.  Except for Disputes subject to arbitration as described above, any disputes relating to these Terms or this Site will be heard in the courts located in California.  If any of these Terms is found to be inconsistent with applicable law, then such term shall be interpreted to reflect the intentions of the parties, and no other terms will be modified.  GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN’s failure to enforce any of these Terms is not a waiver of such term.  These Terms are the entire agreement between you and GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN and supersede all prior or contemporaneous negotiations, discussions or agreements between you and GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN about this Site.  The proprietary rights, disclaimer of warranties, representations made by you, indemnities, limitations of liability and general provisions shall survive any termination of these Terms.

California Consumer Notice.

Under California Civil Code Section 1789.3, California users are entitled to the following consumer rights notice: This Site and Service are provided by GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN, Main Office Global Fund for Women, 222 Sutter Street, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94108, USA.  If you have a question or complaint regarding the Site or Service, please contact Customer Service at webeditor@globalfundforwomen.org. For comments, questions, suggestions regarding our web site, contact webeditor@globalfundforwomen.org. You may also contact us by writing GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN, 222 Sutter Street, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94108, USA. California residents may reach the Complaint Assistance Unit of the Division of Consumer Services of the California Department of Consumer Affairs by post at 1625 North Market Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95834 or by telephone at (916) 445-1254 or (800) 952-5210 or Hearing Impaired at TDD (800) 326-2297 or TDD (916) 322-1700.

Contact Us.

If you have any questions about these Terms or otherwise need to contact GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN for any reason, you can reach us at Global Fund for Women 222 Sutter Street, Suite 500 San Francisco, CA 94108, USA Attention: Privacy Officer.

 


 

 


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