Please read and review the terms below fully and carefully. The Terms of Service set forth legal binding terms and conditions for your use of the Site. If you do not accept and agree to be bound by the Agreement, you are not authorized to access or otherwise use the Site, Services or Content.
From time to time, we may update the Agreement without advance notice by posting here and you will be bound by any such changed, modified, supplemented or updated. Unless otherwise indicated, any new Content or services added to the Services will also be subject to the Agreement effective upon the date of any such addition. We encourage you to periodically check this Site for updates. Your continued use of the Site affirms your agreement to any changes we make to the Agreement.
If you have any questions about the Agreement, please contact us by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Site is offered and available to users who are 18 years of age or older and reside in the United States or any of its territories. By using the Site, you represent and warrant that you are of legal age to form a binding contract with us and meet all of the foregoing eligibility requirements. If you do not meet all of these requirements, you must not access or use the Site.
The GOVERNBOOK application provides a donation tool for you to contribute to the GOVERNBOOK platform. We provide this service through technology embedded on our GB contribute site(s), which are web sites that we either manage, host and operate. The Site and GB Contribute Sites may provide you with certain services, Content (defined below), features and applications, including without limitation, the opportunity to donate, create an account (as described further below), request information or fill out forms (collectively the "Services"). For purposes of the Agreement, "Site(s)" includes GOVERNBOOK, all GB Contribute Sites, all Content, the Services and any and all sites that utilize the GOVERNBOOK and are owned, operated and/or controlled by GOVERNBOOK.
In order to make a donation you will need to provide us with information necessary to process a donation from you, including your credit card and billing information. By donating money through the Site, you represent, warrant and covenant to us that any donation you make is legal and you are authorized to make such a payment. Additionally, you represent that you will not use any credit card or other form of payment unless you have all necessary authorization to do so. We will not be liable in the event your children or others acting with or without your permission use your credit card or other means of donating on the Site; however, you may report any unauthorized use to us, and we will use reasonable measures within our control to help prevent future unauthorized use of your credit card or other payment method.
By clicking Contribute on our Site, you authorize us to charge your credit card or other payment method then available in accordance with this policy. If you are scheduled to make reoccurring donations, you agree to the donation amount being charged to the card on file on a recurring basis according to the frequency you selected until you cancel the reoccurring payment.
You can cancel a reoccurring payment via the email receipt we send you or by emailing us at email@example.com.
You may request a refund for all donations, contributions and goods purchased within 30 (thirty) days of the purchase/donation date.
You may be asked to create a GB user account ("User Account") or provide certain information to access and/or utilize the Site (collectively, "User Information"). It is a condition of your use of the Site that any information, including all User Information, you provide in connection thereto is correct, current and complete.
If you choose, or are provided with, a user name or password, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any other person or entity. In addition to the foregoing, you agree to (a) immediately notify GOVERNBOOK of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security of which you become aware, and (b) exit completely from your account at the end of each online session. GOVERNBOOK will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge. However, you could be held liable for losses incurred by GOVERNBOOK or another party due to someone else using your account or password. You may not use anyone else's account at any time, without the permission of the account holder.
We have the right to disable any User Account, user name, password or other identifier, whether chosen by you or provided by us, at any time in our sole discretion for any or no reason, including if, in our opinion, you have violated any provision of the Agreement.
This Site and all content, features and functionality, including without limitation, scripts, software, text, pictures, graphics, logos, button items, images, works of authorship, and other content provided, or otherwise made accessible on or through the Services are owned by GOVERNBOOK, its licensors or other providers of such material (collectively with all information and material about GOVERNBOOK and its Services, "Content"). We (or the respective third party owners of Content) retain all right, title, and interest in this Site and any Content, features, Services offered on this Site, including any and all intellectual property rights.
GOVERNBOOK hereby grants you a limited license solely to access and make personal use of the Site for the purpose of utilizing the Services in accordance with the terms herein but not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with express written consent of GOVERNBOOK (e.g., downloading of application forms). This license does not include any resale or commercial use of the Site or the Content; any derivative use of this Site or the Content; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. We (or the respective third-party owners of Content) reserve all rights not expressly granted. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by GOVERNBOOK.
GOVERNBOOK shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to GOVERNBOOK via this Site or by any other means for any purpose whatsoever, including, without limitation, developing and marketing products and services using such information.
This Site may link to other sites operated by third parties, may run advertisements and promotions from third parties or may otherwise provide information about or links to third-party organizations, products, or services on the Site. When you leave the Site, you should be aware that our terms and policies no longer govern. You should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any site to which you navigate from the Site.
We are not responsible for the content or accuracy of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to this Site. Linking to any other off-site pages or other sites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use of those sites. We do not control such web sites and cannot be held responsible for their content or accuracy and do not endorse these sites unless we specifically so state. In the event that this Site provides hyperlinks to other web sites that are not owned, operated or maintained by GOVERNBOOK, you acknowledge and agree that
GOVERNBOOK is not responsible for and is not liable for the content, products, services or other materials on or available from such web sites. We accept no liability for any information, products, advertisements, content, services or software accessible through these third party web sites or for any action you may take as a result of linking to any such web site. GOVERNBOOK is under no obligation to maintain any link on this Site and may remove a link at any time in its sole discretion for any reason whatsoever. We shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damages or losses caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on such content, products, services or other materials available on or through any such web site. GOVERNBOOK is not responsible for the privacy practices of any other web sites.
This Site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose nor may you reverse engineer or attempt to extract the source code of the Site, unless laws prohibit those restrictions or you have our written permission. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of GOVERNBOOK without GOVERNBOOK's express written consent. You may not use any meta-tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing any of GOVERNBOOK's name(s) or service marks without the express written consent of their owners. You agree not to use the Site to impersonate or attempt to impersonate the Company, a Company employee, another user or any other person or entity (including, without limitation, by using e-mail addresses associated with any of the foregoing) or introduce any viruses, trojan horses, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You may use the Site only for lawful purposes and in accordance with this Agreement.
Any use or attempted use of this Site (i) for any unlawful, unauthorized, fraudulent or malicious purpose, or (ii) that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any server, or the network(s) connected to any server, or (iii) interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of this Site, or (iv) to gain unauthorized access to any other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any server or systems through hacking, password mining or any other means, or (v) to access systems, data or information not intended by GOVERNBOOK to be made accessible to a user, or (vi) attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available by GOVERNBOOK, or (vii) any use other than the business purpose for which it was intended, is prohibited.
In addition, in connection with your use of this Site, you agree you will not: violate any applicable local, state, national or international law; probe, scan, test the vulnerability of or breach the authentication measures of, this Site or any related networks or systems; register, subscribe, attempt to register, attempt to subscribe, unsubscribe, or attempt to unsubscribe, any party for Services if you are not expressly authorized by such party to do so; or use any robot, spider, scraper, or other automated or manual means to access this Site, or copy any Content or information on this Site.
If you are using our Site on behalf of a business, that business will be bound by the Agreement as well. By using our Site and/or Services on behalf of a business, you are obligating that business to hold harmless and indemnify GOVERNBOOK and its affiliates, officers, agents, and employees from any claim, suit or action arising from or related to the use of the Services, this Site or violation of the Agreement, including any liability or expense arising from claims, losses, damages, suits, judgments, litigation costs and attorneys' fees.
If you request to receive information to your mobile phone, you consent to receiving communication from GOVERNBOOK via your mobile device. This could include text or SMS messages. We do not charge for the SMS service ("SMS Service"). Please be aware that your carrier's standard messaging data and other rates and fees applies as applicable to your service provider and plan. We will not be liable for any delays in the receipt of any SMS messages as delivery is subject to effective transmission from your mobile service operator. SMS message services are provided on an "as is" basis, and we make no warranty, express or implied, and all warranties, including implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for particular purpose, are hereby expressly disclaimed.
You are able to opt out from receiving SMS or text messages at any time by texting STOP or HELP.
We have the right to change and/or terminate the SMS Service at any time, with or without cause or advance notice to you. All Content provided in connection with the SMS Service is appropriate for ages 13 and older.
In addition to the foregoing terms, GOVERNBOOK and any other product or service name or slogan contained in the Site are trademarks of GOVERNBOOK and its suppliers or licensors, and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of GOVERNBOOK or the applicable trademark holder. All other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names and company names or logos mentioned in the Site are the property of their respective owners.
Except as otherwise expressly stated, all Content appearing on this Site is the copyrighted work of GOVERNBOOK or its third party content suppliers and are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the domain name for this Site, the look and feel of the Site, including all page headers, custom graphics, button icons and scripts, is the service mark, trademark and/or trade dress of GOVERNBOOK and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. All rights not expressly granted in the Agreement are expressly reserved. Any unauthorized use of Content may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and applicable regulations and statutes.
Reference to any products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by us.
When you visit this Site or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on this Site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. You further agree that any notices provided by us electronically are deemed to be given and received on the date we transmit any such electronic communication as described in the Agreement.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless GOVERNBOOK and its affiliates, and their respective members, directors, officers, managers, employees, shareholders, agents, and licensors, from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses or fees (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out of or relating to your violation of the Agreement or your use of the Site or Services, including, but not limited to, your User Contributions, any use of the Site's Content, Services and products other than as expressly authorized in the or your use of any information obtained from the Site.
We reserve the right to take over the exclusive defense of any claim for which we are entitled to indemnification under this Section. In such event, you shall provide us with such cooperation as is reasonably requested by us.
You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to our site for any reconstruction of any lost data. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, VIRUSES OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL CONTENT THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE.
YOUR USE OF THE SITE, ITS CONTENT AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE SITE, THE CONTENT AND MATERIALS CONTAINED THEREIN AND THE SERVICES PROVIDED ON OR IN CONNECTION THEREWITH ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" OR "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED.
NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMPANY REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT THE SITE, ITS CONTENT OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE WILL BE SECURE, COMPLETE, AVAILABLE, ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT OUR SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS OR THAT THE SITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS.
GOVERNBOOK HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
LISTED PRICES FOR MERCHANDISE INCLUDE APPLICABLE SALES/USE TAX.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL GOVERNBOOK, ITS AFFLIATES OR THEIR LICENSEORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS OR DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE SITE OR SERVICES, YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE OR DELAY OF YOUR USE, THE WEBSITE, ANY SITES LINKED TO IT, ANY CONTENT ON THE SITE OR SUCH OTHER SITES OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE OR SUCH OTHER SITES, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY OR BASED ON TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF GOVERNBOOK OR ITS LICENSEORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS OR DIRECTORS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
We are constantly changing and improving our Site and Services. We may add or remove functionalities or features, and we may suspend or stop a Service altogether. You can stop using our Site and our Services at any time, although we'll be sorry to see you go.
Notwithstanding any of the terms herein, GOVERNBOOK reserves the right, without notice and in its sole discretion, to terminate your license to use the Site, and to block or prevent future your access to and use of the Site.
If any provision of the Agreement shall be deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from the Agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
By accessing this Site, you agree that all matters relating to your access to and use of this Site shall be governed by the statutes and laws Utah, without regard to the conflict of laws principles thereof. The parties specifically disclaim the U.N. Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. You also agree and hereby submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts of Salt Lake County in the State of Utah with respect to any such matters relating to your access or use of this Site, the Services and/or any products offered via the Site.
You agree that any violation, or threatened violation, by you of the Agreement constitutes an unlawful and unfair business practice that will cause us irreparable and unquantifiable harm. You also agree that monetary damages would be inadequate for such harm and consent to our obtaining any injunctive or equitable relief that we deem necessary or appropriate. These remedies are in addition to any other remedies we may have at law or in equity.
Please contact us if you have questions about our Terms of Service at:
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New York, NY 10001
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