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Chemists Without Borders

Terms of Use

Welcome to our website, www.chemistswithoutborders.org (the “Site”), that is owned and operated by Chemists Without Borders, Inc., a 501(c)(3) corporation (“Chemists Without Borders,” “we,” “us,” “our”), and thank you for reviewing our Terms of Use. All content, information, and services provided on and through our Site may be used only under the following terms and conditions, including any privacy policies linked from the Site, as they are amended from time to time in accordance with the terms set forth below (the “Terms of Use”). BY USING OUR SITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF USE, INCLUDING OUR PRIVACY POLICY WHICH IS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE HEREIN. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE AND OUR PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE SITE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY PART OF THESE TERMS OF USE OR OUR PRIVACY POLICY, YOU SHOULD IMMEDIATELY STOP USING THE SITE.

 

Eligibility

You must be at least fourteen (14) years of age to use the Site. By agreeing to these Terms of Use, you represent and warrant to us: (i) that you are at least fourteen (14) years of age; (ii) that you have not previously been suspended or removed from the Site; and (iii) that your registration and your use of the Site is in compliance with any and all applicable laws and regulations. If you are using the Site on behalf of an entity, organization, or company, you represent and warrant that you have the authority to bind such organization to these Terms of Use and you hereby agree to be bound by these Terms of Use on behalf of yourself and such organization, and references to “you” in these terms will be deemed to refer to you in your individual capacity, your subscribing organization, and other users using the Site on behalf of such organization.

 

Site Services

Chemists Without Borders is a volunteer-led, nonprofit organization that seeks to solve humanitarian problems by mobilizing the resources and expertise of the global chemistry community and its networks. This Site offers resources and information pertaining to that purpose, including but not limited to the ability to sign up for a membership, receive our newsletter, contribute project ideas, provide feedback, and make donations.

 

Intellectual Property Rights

Unless otherwise noted, all Content contained on this Site is the property of Chemists Without Borders and/or its affiliates or licensors, and is protected under applicable copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. The term “Content” means all information, data, links, software, text, scripts, graphics, photos, images, sounds, music, videos, interactive features or other material accessible through the Site, whether created by us or provided by another person for display on the Site.

Users have a personal, non-transferable, non-exclusive right to access and use the Content of this Site subject to these Terms of Use. Chemists Without Borders reserves all rights not expressly granted under these Terms of Use in and to this Site and any Content.

 

Authorized Use

This Site is provided for your personal and non-commercial use only. You may view, copy, download, and print Content that is available on this Site, subject to the following conditions:

  • The Content must be used solely for non-commercial, internal, informational purposes. No part of this Site or its Content may be downloaded, copied, reproduced, recorded, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed or otherwise exploited, in any form, by any means, electronic or mechanical, for any other purpose.
  • The Content and the Site may not be modified or altered in any manner.
  • (c) You must cite the source of the Content, and the citations should include the URL www.chemistswithoutborders.org , as well as the specific page address where applicable (for example: www.chemistswithoutborders.org/index.php/projects/project-portfolio).
  • (d) Copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices may not be removed. Except as expressly authorized by these Terms of Use, you may not otherwise reproduce, sell, publish, distribute, modify, display, or use any of this Site or the Content without prior written permission from us.

 

Prohibited Use

You may not use this Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use. You may not use the Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Site.

 

Submitting Content

You hereby grant an irrevocable, perpetual license to Chemists Without Borders to fully exploit any Content, including, but not limited to, suggestions, feedback, ideas, graphics, photos, sounds, or other submissions, communicated or submitted by you through this Site. Chemists Without Borders is entitled to use any Content submitted for any purpose, without restriction (except as stated in our PRIVACY POLICY) or compensation to the person sending the submission, including, but not limited to, its reproduction, redistribution, adaptation, modification, public performance or display in any format and through any venue.

You may use this Site without volunteering personally identifiable information. Please refer to our PRIVACY POLICY for additional information on our practices for handling personally identifiable information. However, if you choose to provide information to register for or participate in a feature or service on this Site, you agree that you will provide accurate, complete, and up to date information as requested on the screens that collect information from you. In addition, you are responsible for ensuring that Content submitted to Chemists Without Borders by you through this Site is not provided in violation of any copyright, trade secret or other intellectual property rights of another person or entity. You shall be solely liable for any damages resulting from any infringement of copyrights, trade secret, or other intellectual property rights of another person or entity, or any other harm resulting from your submission of Content to Chemists Without Borders through this Site and you agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Chemists Without Borders from any claims arising from your submission of Content.

 

Projects and Donations

You may donate to Chemists Without Borders by using the “Donate” link on our Site. All donations are final and nonrefundable, unless Chemists Without Borders determines, at its sole discretion, that a refund is appropriate. While you may request that your donation be allocated to fund a particular Chemists Without Borders project, we reserve the right to determine, in our sole discretion, the specific project and the allocation amounts to which your donation will ultimately be allocated. Chemists Without Borders makes no guarantee regarding any of its projects, including any promises of a project’s success or completion. Please note that when making a donation on www.chemistswithoutborders.org you exit the Chemists Without Borders website and enter the website of our store merchant, PayPal. All donation payment transactions are handled directly by PayPal, and not by Chemists Without Borders. PayPal has an independent Terms of Use and Privacy Policy which you will be subject to when making a donation using PayPal’s service and we encourage you to review all such terms prior to making any donation.

 

Warranty Disclaimers

THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, ITS LINKS, THE PROJECTS DECRIBED THEREIN, AND OTHER INFORMATION ON OR ACCESSIBLE FROM THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. SPECIFICALLY, BUT WITHOUT LIMITATION, CHEMISTS WITHOUT BORDERS DOES NOT WARRANT THAT: (i) THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE IS CORRECT, ACCURATE, COMPLETE OR FREE OF ERRORS; (ii) THE FUNCTIONS OR SERVICES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, MECHANISMS FOR THE DOWNLOADING AND UPLOADING OF CONTENT) PROVIDED BY THIS WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, OR FREE OF ERRORS; (iii) DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR (iv) THIS WEBSITE OR THE SERVER(S) THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. Under no circumstances will we be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on any Content on this Site. It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice or other Content available through this Site. You are responsible for seeking the advice of professionals, as appropriate, regarding the evaluation of any specific information, opinion, advice or other Content. It is also your responsibility to ascertain whether any Content downloaded from this Site is free of viruses, worms, Trojan horses, or other items of a potentially destructive nature. If applicable law does not allow the exclusion of some or all of the above implied warranties to apply to you, the above exclusions will apply to you to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law.

 

Limitation of Liability

CHEMISTS WITHOUT BORDERS’ ENTIRE LIABILITY AND YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY WITH RESPECT TO ANY DISPUTE WITH CHEMISTS WITHOUT BORDERS (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE) IS TO DISCONTINUE YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE. CHEMISTS WITHOUT BORDERS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR FOR ANY OTHER CLAIM RELATED IN ANY WAY TO YOUR USE OR REGISTRATION WITH THIS WEBSITE. THESE EXCLUSIONS FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES INCLUDE, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF USE, WORK STOPPAGE, COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, OR ANY OTHER COMMERCIAL DAMAGES OR LOSSES, EVEN IF CHEMISTS WITHOUT BORDERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY THEREOF AND REGARDLESS OF THE LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY UPON WHICH THE CLAIM IS BASED. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. IN SUCH STATES OR JURISDICTIONS, CHEMISTS WITHOUT BORDERS’ LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. CHEMISTS WITHOUT BORDERS DOES NOT ENDORSE, WARRANT, OR GUARANTEE ANY PROJECT OFFERED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE AND WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PROJECTS OR SERVICES. IN ANY EVENT, IF ANY OF THE ABOVE PROVISIONS IN THIS SECTION ARE NOT ENFORCEABLE IN AN APPLICABLE JURISDICTION, THE MAXIMUM LIABILITY OF CHEMISTS WITHOUT BORDERS WILL BE LIMITED TO THE CORRECTION OR DELETION OF ANY INACCURATE CONTENT OR LINK.

 

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Chemists Without Borders and its affiliates from any demands, claims, damages, liabilities, expenses or harms, including attorneys’ fees, arising in connection with your use of this Site, online conduct, breach of these Terms of Use, or dealings or transactions with other persons resulting from use of this Site.

 

Links to Third-Party Websites

This Site may contain links to non-Chemists Without Borders websites that are provided to you as a convenience. Any outside website accessed from our Site is independent from Chemists Without Borders, and we have no control over the content of such websites. We are not responsible for the content of any linked website or for any loss or damage incurred in connection with your use such links or dealings with the operators of such non-Chemists Without Borders websites.

 

No Implied Endorsements

In no event shall any reference in this Site to any third party or third party product or service be construed as an approval or endorsement by Chemists Without Borders of that third party or of any product or service provided by a third party. Likewise, a link to any non-Chemists Without Borders website does not imply that we endorse or accept any responsibility for the content or use of such a website.

 

Jurisdictional Issues

Chemists Without Borders makes no representation that information on this Site is appropriate or available for use outside the United States. Those who choose to access this Site from outside the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.

 

Termination

We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to terminate your access to this Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice.

 

Access to the Site

The Site may be unavailable from time to time for any reason including, without limitation, routine maintenance. You understand and acknowledge that due to circumstances both within and outside of the control of the Chemists Without Borders, access to the Site may be unavailable, interrupted, suspended or terminated from time to time.

 

Dispute Resolution; Applicable Law and Forum

With respect to any and all disputes arising out of or in connection with this Site or these Terms of Use (including without limitation the our PRIVACY POLICY), Chemists Without Borders and you agree to negotiate in good faith and undertake reasonable efforts to cooperate with one another in order to achieve a mutually satisfactory resolution. Chemists Without Borders has no obligation to become involved in any dispute between a user and any other person. This Site, these Terms of Use and any dispute arising in connection therewith shall be exclusively governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict of law principles. All disputes related to the Site or these Terms of Use shall be brought exclusively in State or Federal courts located in Santa Clara County, California. You and Chemists Without Borders agree to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue thereof. You agree that Chemists Without Borders is entitled to obtain preliminary injunctive relief to the extent allowed by law to enforce any of the terms of these Terms of Use.

 

Modification of these Terms Of Use

Chemists Without Borders reserves the right to update or modify these Terms of Use on a going forward basis at any time, with or without prior notice, and such changes will be effective in accordance with the following. In the case of material changes to the Terms of Use, Chemists Without Borders will make reasonable efforts to notify you of the change, such as through sending an email to any address you may have used to register for a membership, through a pop-up window on the Site, or other similar mechanism. The modifications to the Terms of Use will be effective upon the earlier of (i) your first use of the Site with actual notice of such change, or (ii) 30 days from posting of such change. Your use of the Site following the date that any such change becomes effective constitutes your agreement to be bound by the modified Terms of Use. If you do not agree to the modified Terms, your sole and exclusive remedy is to terminate your use of the Site. Notwithstanding the generality of the foregoing, disputes arising under these Terms of Use will be resolved in accordance with the version of the Terms of Use in place at the time the dispute arose. These Terms of Use will identify the date of last update, and we encourage you to review them periodically to stay informed of the latest modifications.

 

Entire Agreement

These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter herein. If any term or provision of these Terms of Use shall be found to be invalid, illegal or otherwise unenforceable, such finding shall not affect the other terms or provisions of these Terms of Use, or the whole of these Terms of Use, but such term or provision shall be deemed modified to the extent necessary to render such term or provision enforceable, and the rights and obligations of you and Chemists Without Borders shall be construed and enforced accordingly, preserving to the fullest permissible extent the intent and agreements set forth in these Terms of Use. Your obligations pursuant to these Terms of Use shall survive termination of any use by you of this Site, any Content on this Site, or these Terms of Use.

 

Contact

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