Children at Risk – Website Terms of Use

These terms and conditions (“Terms”) are a legal contract between you (either you as an individual or the entity or organization on whose behalf you are entering into these terms and conditions) and Children at Risk, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization (“Children at Risk,” “we,” or “us”) for the access to and use of this website, childrenatrisk.org, which includes text, media, documentation, pictures and other content (collectively, the “Website”).

BY ACCESSING OR USING THE WEBSITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS, INCLUDING THE WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS, AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY PROVISIONS BELOW.  IF YOU DO NOT UNDERSTAND OR AGREE TO THESE TERMS, DO NOT ACCESS OR USE THE WEBSITE AND PLEASE EXIT THE WEBSITE NOW.

1.Information You Provide

In addition to these Terms, your use of the Website is governed by our Privacy Policy.  You agree that Children at Risk’s collection, use and sharing of: (a) any personal information will be as set forth in the Privacy Policy, which may be amended by us from time to time; and (b) any information other than personal information shall not be restricted by the terms of the Privacy Policy.  The Privacy Policy and any posted terms or guidelines are hereby incorporated by reference into these Terms.  You agree that we have unlimited rights to any information other than personal information that you provide to us and that we may use such information in any way we choose.  Such information will be deemed non-confidential.

2.Accessing the Website

When retrieving information from the Website, you are prohibited from (a) using or attempting to use spiders, robots, avatars, intelligent agents, or any other extraction or navigation search except for a normal browser, (b) aggregating, copying or duplicating any of the materials or information available from the Website except for the small amount of materials and information temporarily required for an ordinary single use of the Website, (c) accessing data not intended for you, or (d) accessing the Website for the purpose of competing with Children at Risk or its affiliates.

By accessing the Website, you agree:

  • You are solely responsible for all activity associated with your use of the Website, including, without limitation any posted data, text, links, video files, photos, or any other content (collectively, the “User Content”) that you may provide to Children at Risk.  Such User Content also includes any content you submit to Children at Risk via our “Contact Us” page, by emailing any employees of Children at Risk, including at the email addresses listed on our “Staff Page”, by emailing in response to any job postings, including at the email addresses listed on our “Jobs and Internships” page, or by emailing Children at Risk generally, including at the following email addresses: info@childrenatrisk.org and northtexas@childrenatrisk.org.
  • You represent and warrant that all User Content that you may send to Children at Risk shall be your wholly original material (except for material that you are using with the permission of its owner), and does not infringe or violate any copyright, trademark or other rights of any third party, including any rights of privacy or publicity.
  • You are solely responsible for keeping a duplicate copy of all User Content; we do not accept any responsibility or liability for the loss of your User Content.
  • You shall not use the Website for any illegal or unauthorized purpose.
  • You shall not transmit worms, viruses or any code of a destructive nature to Children at Risk or its users, including any donors or volunteers of Children at Risk (“Volunteers”).
  • You shall not abuse, harass, threaten, harm or impersonate other Volunteers, Children at Risk users or employees of any Children at Risk Entities or any of its partners, at any time or for any reason.
  • You shall not post or send User Content that is hateful, threatening, pornographic, obscene, abusive, unlawful, harassing, racially or ethnically offensive, libelous or defamatory, or any content that encourages unlawful conduct.
  • You have no right to access data or content of Volunteers or other users of the Website, unless such access is authorized by Children at Risk.
  • All content, information, and links presented on this Website are for informational purposes only.  All information on the Website is subject to change.
  • Except as expressly provided in these Terms, any reproduction, display or other dissemination of information or content contained in this Website is strictly prohibited and constitutes copyright infringement.

Any use of the Website in violation of the above requirements violates these Terms and may result in, among other things, termination or suspension of your rights to use the Website.  Furthermore, we reserve the right to deactivate or suspend use of the Website or any services provided through the Website for any reason.

3.Intellectual Property Rights

The copyrights and other intellectual property in the Website are owned by Children at Risk and its licensors.  This includes the term “Children at Risk” and the lowercase black and red “Children at Risk” logo, which are trademarks of Children at Risk.  Subject to your compliance with these Terms, including Section 2 above, you are authorized to view, store, print, reproduce, copy, and distribute any pages within the Website for non-commercial use within your organization only.  All other rights are reserved.  You may print off pages of the Website strictly for personal use; however if you do so, you agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any of that material. You may not copy, distribute, transmit, publish, sell, transfer, create derivative works of, or otherwise exploit any such material that you print off.  In consideration of this authorization, you agree that (a) any copy of these documents which you make shall retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in such documents and (b) these Terms are included with any distribution.

By submitting User Content to the Website or to Children at Risk, you hereby grant Children at Risk a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicenseable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, and display the User Content when operating the Website and for Children at Risk’s internal business purposes.  You acknowledge that Children at Risk is not responsible for any User Content you provide and that Children at Risk may reject or delete such User Content in Children at Risk’s sole discretion.

4.Third Party Websites

The Website may contain links to third party websites that are not owned or controlled by Children at Risk.  Children at Risk has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites.  Children at Risk makes no representation or warranty as to the security of links to other websites, nor does Children at Risk make any representation or warranty as to whether such links or such other websites are free of viruses or other forms of data corruption.  In addition, Children at Risk is not responsible for censoring or editing the content of any third party website.  By using the Website, you expressly relieve Children at Risk from any and all liability arising from your use of any third party website.  If you choose to use any such third party websites, you do so at your own risk.  Accordingly, we encourage you to be aware when you leave the Website and to read the terms and conditions and privacy policy of each other website that you visit.

5.Disclaimers; Limitation of Liability

Children at Risk has established this Website to provide you with convenient access to company information. While Children at Risk has undertaken efforts to provide accurate information, it is not comprehensive and Children at Risk makes no commitment to update the information at any particular frequency.  Information on the Website may also be changed at any time without notice. This includes but is not limited to events posted on our “Events” page, the job postings listed on our “Jobs & Internships” page, and the articles, statistics and research listed or linked on our “Research & Data” page.  Information on the Website may also be approximate, for example a statistic described in the Website or the date of release of a new service.  As a result, the information may not be accurate, up to date or applicable to the circumstances of any particular case.  Any decisions you make based on information contained in this Website are solely your responsibility.  Children at Risk cannot guarantee the security of the Website and makes no representations or warranties as to whether the Website is free of any viruses or other forms of data corruption.

You choose to access and/or use the Website and the information provided in the Website at your own risk.

THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  IN NO EVENT SHALL CHILDREN AT RISK OR ITS AFFILIATES, RELATED COMPANIES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, PARTNERS, AND LICENSORS (COLLECTIVELY, THE “CHILDREN AT RISK ENTITIES”) BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DEFICIENCY, ERROR, INACCURACY OR INTERRUPTION IN THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVICES PROVIDED HEREUNDER FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND.  YOUR SOLE REMEDY IN THE EVENT OF ANY DEFICIENCY, ERROR, OR INACCURACY SHALL BE TO REQUEST THAT CHILDREN AT RISK CORRECT THE MATTER OR, IF CHILDREN AT RISK FAILS TO DO SO, TO DISCONTINUE YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE.

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE CHILDREN AT RISK ENTITIES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR ANY LOSS OF PROFITS OR REVENUES, WHETHER INCURRED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, OR ANY LOSS OF DATA, USE, GOODWILL, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, RESULTING FROM (A) YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE THE WEBSITE OR (B) ANY CONTENT OBTAINED FROM THE WEBSITE.

6.Controlling Law; Venue

These Terms and any action related to the access or use of the Website or services provided through the Website will be governed by the laws of the State of Texas without regard to or application of its conflict of law provisions or your state or country of residence.  All claims, legal proceedings or litigation arising in connection with the Website will be brought solely in the State of Texas, and you consent to the jurisdiction of and venue in such courts and waive any objection as to inconvenient forum. 

7.Entire Agreement; No Third Party Beneficiaries

These Terms and our Privacy Policy are the entire and exclusive agreement between Children at Risk and you regarding access and use of the Website and these Terms supersede and replace any prior agreements between Children at Risk and you regarding use of the Website.  These Terms may not be modified orally.  These Terms may not be modified or superseded by Children at Risk’s acceptance of a purchase order or the like from you or any other person.

If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of these Terms to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the intent of these Terms, and the remainder of these Terms shall continue in full force and effect.  No waiver by us of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default.  We may revise these Terms from time to time; the most current version will always be at childrenatrisk.org.  By continuing to access or use the Website after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms.

Other than the Children at Risk Entities, no other person or company will be third party beneficiaries to the Terms.