Terms and Conditions of Use
Sargent Shriver Peace Institute Website
Terms and Conditions of Use
Effective: January 19, 2011
Thank you for visiting the general website for the Sargent Shriver Peace Institute (the "Site"). The Sargent Shriver Peace Institute's home page is located at www.sargentshriver.org. This Site and its contents are owned by the Sargent Shriver Peace Institute, a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization chartered in the District of Columbia.
By using the Site you signify that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use. The Sargent Shriver Peace Institute reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time without further notice. The changes will be posted on this Terms and Conditions of Use page and the last revision date will be updated.
Your continued use of the Site after such changes indicates your acceptance of the new Terms and Conditions of Use. It is your responsibility to regularly check the Site to determine if there have been changes.
The Mission of the Sargent Shriver Peace Institute
The three-pronged mission of the Sargent Shriver Peace Institute is to:
--To enhance public awareness and knowledge of Sargent Shriver as a public servant and master peace builder;
--To advance critical and applied thinking about the method of peace building employed by Sargent Shriver in his many peace building endeavors, with special attention to the political, moral, and spiritual foundations of his approach; and
--To foster the development of a framework for collaborative creativity that will help peace builders to respond constructively and effectively to the conflicts and challenges facing America and the world today.
Online Privacy Statement & Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Site
Our Intellectual Property Rights
The Sargent Shriver Peace Institute owns or is licensed to use all intellectual property rights in and to this Site including text, graphs, logos, button icons, audio clips, videos, photographs and software, and those rights are protected by the United States and international copyright laws and other intellectual property laws. To the extent your use of material on the site does not constitute "fair use" for which you do not need permission, the following rules apply to use of the material:
All content on the Site are the proprietary property of the Sargent Shriver Peace Institute. You are granted a limited license to access and use the Site content and to download or print a copy of any portion of the Site content to which you have properly gained access solely for your personal, non-commercial use, including research, teaching, private study, and for the purpose of advertising and promoting the mission of the Sargent Shriver Peace Institute, provided that you keep all copyright or other proprietary notices intact. You may upload or republish Site content on any internet, intranet or extranet site, or use the material contained in this site for use in the media, including print, broadcast and electronic media or incorporate the information in any other database, provided that the Sargent Shriver Peace Institute is attributed as the source and no trademark, copy right or other proprietary notices contained or appearing on such material are removed in whole or in part. Material must not be reproduced or exploited for commercial gain, but on in the pursuit of the mission of the Sargent Shriver Peace Institute. All other rights are reserved and users must seek the Sargent Shriver Peace Institute's permission before making any other use of material contained in the website.
Information You Post to the Site:
You are responsible for ensuring that any materials or photos you post to the Site do not
violate or infringe upon the copyright, patent, trademark, or any other personal or
proprietary rights of any third party, and that all materials are posted with the permission of the owner of such rights. Do not post any material unless you are the sole owner or have written permission of the copyright owner to do so. By posting you automatically grant to the Sargent Shriver Peace Institute, and you represent and warrant, that you have the right to grant an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable fully paid global license to use, copy, publicly perform, publicly display, reformat, translate excerpt (in whole or in part) distribute create derivative works of an sublicense, your submissions for any and all purposes. Additionally you are representing, warranting and covenanting to the Sargent Shriver Peace Institute that those materials are original to you, or you have obtained permissions, releases, rights or licenses if any are required, including where use of that material does not constitute "fair use", that you assume full responsibility for the posting of such material vis a vis third parties, including but not limited to make any payments to third parties with respect to displaying such third party material. You agree that your submission may be used and published.
You acknowledge and agree that any information provided by you on the Site is not confidential
and shall become the sole property of the Sargent Shriver Peace Institute. The Sargent Shriver Peace Institute reserves the right to the unrestricted use of these submissions for any purpose, commercial or otherwise, without acknowledgment or compensation to you. You may request removal of your content from the Site at any time; however, you acknowledge that the Sargent Shriver Peace Institute retains its rights in the content.
You agree not to use this Site in such a way that disrupts, interferes or restricts the use of this Site by other users. You agree not to upload, display or transmit any materials through this Site which are false, obscene, or use offensive language, or to place on the Site any materials or photos that are false, offensive, libelous, abusive, threatening or hateful; constitutes junk mail, unauthorized advertising, or commercial solicitation; invades anyone's privacy; gives rise to civil liability; or otherwise violates or encourages the violation of any local, state, national or international law or regulation. You agree not to reverse engineer decompile, copy or adapt any software or other code or scripts forming part of this Site or attempt to transmit to or via this Site, any information that contains a virus, worm, trojan horse or other harmful or disruptive component. You agree not to change, modify, delete, interfere with or misuse data contained on this Site and entered by or relating to any third party user of this Site. You agree to use the Site only for lawful purposes.
The Sargent Shriver Peace Institute may in its sole discretion decide whether or not to use a submission. The Sargent Shriver Peace Institute is hereby licensed to edit, change and remove all content posted to the Site.
You agree not to use the Site in any manner that can damage or disable the Site. You may
not post or make available any material that contains software viruses or any other
programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer
software or hardware.
The Sargent Shriver Peace Institute may terminate your Site access, delete your profile and/or remove any content or information that you have posted (without notice) that in the sole judgment of the Sargent Shriver Peace Institute violates the Terms and Conditions of Use or that might violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of others, or for other reasons which need not be disclosed.
Disclaimers and Limitations of Liability
The Sargent Shriver Peace Institute and its representatives bear no responsibility for the accuracy of participant comments and will bear no legal liability for discussion results. The Sargent Shriver Peace Institute is not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any user of the Site. Under no circumstances will The Sargent Shriver Peace Institute be responsible for any loss or damage to any User Content or personal injury or death, resulting from anyone's use of the Site or any interactions between users of the Site, whether online or offline.
The Sargent Shriver Peace Institute is not responsible for and makes no warranties, express or implied, as to any information contained in user profiles ("User Content") or the accuracy or reliability of the User Content posted on the Site, whether caused by users of the Site or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Site and such User Content
does not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of the Sargent Shriver Peace Institute.
You agree to indemnify and hold the Sargent Shriver Peace Institute, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and each of their directors, officers, agents, contractors, partners, and employees, harmless from and against any loss, liability, claim, demand, damages, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, arising out of or in connection with your use of the Site, your conduct in connection with the Site or with users of the Site, or any violation of these Terms and Conditions of Use or of any law or the rights of any third party.
Links to other Sites
The Site contains links to other web Sites ("Third Party Sites"). Such Third Party Sites are not investigated, monitored, or checked for accuracy, appropriateness, or completeness by the Sargent Shriver Peace Institute and the Sargent Shriver Peace Institute is not responsible for any Third Party Sites accessed through the Site, including the content, accuracy, offensiveness, opinions, reliability, privacy practices, or other policies of or contained in the Third Party Sites. Inclusion of, linking to, or permitting the use or installation of any Third Party Site does not imply approval or endorsement thereof by the Sargent Shriver Peace Institute. If you decide to leave the Site and access the Third Party Sites, you do so at your own risk and 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 web site to which you navigate from the Site.
By visiting or using the Site, you agree that the laws of the District of Columbia, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Terms and Conditions of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and the Sargent Shriver Peace Institute. With respect to any disputes or claims, you agree not to commence or prosecute any action in connection therewith other than in the state and federal courts located in the District of Columbia and you hereby consent to, and waive all defenses of lack of personal jurisdiction and forum non conveniens with respect to, venue and jurisdiction in the state and federal courts of the District of Columbia .