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Please note that SG United Foundation reserves the right to revise these TOU at any time by posting an update to this page. Your continued use of the SGU Sites following the posting of changes to these TOU will mean you accept those changes. SG United Foundation reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to determine if you have violated these TOU, and to take any action it deems appropriate. You acknowledge that SG United Foundation shall have the right to terminate your access to the SGU Sites for violations of any of these terms.
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Personal, Non-Commercial Use: The SGU Sites and any materials provided on them are made available for your personal, non-commercial use only.
License and Site Access: SG United Foundation grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of this site and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with express written consent of SG United Foundation and so long as: (i)you are eighteen (18) years of age or older; and (ii) you are not barred from receiving the products and Services offered on SG United Foundation under the laws of the United States. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of this site or its contents: any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices: any derivative use of this site or its contents: any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another merchant: or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. This site or any portion of this site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of SG United Foundation. 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 SG United Foundation and our associates without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing SG United Foundation’s name or trademarks without the express written consent of SG United Foundation. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by SG United Foundation. You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the home page of SG United Foundation so long as the link does not portray SG United Foundation, its associates, or their products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter. You may not use any SG United Foundation logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without express written permission.
User Content: Users may have the opportunity to upload various forms of content to the SGU Sites which may include, but not be limited to, information, data, text, reviews, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, tags, or other materials (“Content”). By submitting your Content, you give SG United Foundation a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, adapt, modify, translate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display and distribute such Content.
As a user of the SGU Sites you acknowledge that: (i) SG United Foundation may not pre-screen Content and, as such, SG United Foundation does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity, or quality of such Content; (ii) you will evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content; (iii) you may be exposed to Content that is indecent, offensive, or otherwise objectionable; and (iv) under no circumstances will SG United Foundation be liable in any way for any Content posted by users of the SGU Sites, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any such Content, or for any loss or damages or any kind incurred as a result of the use of any such Content.
If SG United Foundation is made aware of Content that may be: (i) libelous, obscene, excessively violent, scandalous, defamatory, or that SG United Foundation determines in its sole discretion to be otherwise unacceptable, undesirable, or objectionable, (ii) a violation of any law, regulation, or rights of a third party, including, but not limited to, rights under the copyright law and prohibitions on libel, slander, and invasion of privacy, or (iii) holds SG United Foundation, its affiliates or third party content or product providers open to scorn or ridicule, SG United Foundation has the right, but not the obligation, to remove or disable access to such Content.
Copyright Infringement and Copyright Agent: SG United Foundation will, in circumstances it deems appropriate, terminate a user’s right to participate in any services offered by it, and/or remove or disable access to Content, if such Content is claimed to infringe the intellectual property rights of a third party.
If you believe that your work has been used or copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement and such infringement is occurring on any SGU Site, please provide notice to SG United Foundation Copyright Agent including the following information:
- A physical or electronic signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest that is alleged to have been infringed.
- A description of the copyrighted work(s) that you claim have been infringed and identification of the work(s) you claim are infringing and which you request to be removed or access to which is to be disabled.
- A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the SGU Site.
- Information sufficient to permit SG United Foundation to contact you, such as your physical address, telephone number, and email address.
- A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the use of the material identified in your notice, in the manner complained of, is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
- A statement by you that the information in your notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
The SG United Foundation Copyright Agent can be reached as follows:
SG United Foundation
PO BOX 670
York, ME 03909
By email: [email protected]
YOU SHOULD CONTACT THE COPYRIGHT AGENT ONLY IF YOU BELIEVE THAT YOUR WORK HAS BEEN USED OR COPIED IN A WAY THAT CONSTITUTES COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT AND THAT SUCH INFRINGEMENT IS OCCURRING ON A SGU SITE. THE COPYRIGHT AGENT WILL NOT RESPOND TO ANY OTHER INQUIRIES.
User Responsibilities and Conduct: The user shall (i) be responsible for its compliance with this agreement; (ii) be solely responsible for the accuracy, quality, integrity and legality of any Content submitted by the user; and (iii) use reasonable efforts to prevent unauthorized access to or use of the Content, and notify SG United Foundation promptly of any such unauthorized access or use. The user represents and warrants that it has the right to use the Content and that it has obtained all third party consents, permits and/or licenses necessary or required to grant the rights granted to SG United Foundation hereunder and for SG United Foundation to provide the SGU Site and any offered services to the user.
The user further agrees:
- not to use, or attempt to use, the SGU Site to convey any information that may be considered unlawful, harassing, libelous, abusive, threatening, obscene, hateful, offensive, harmful, vulgar, distasteful, defamatory, libelous, or invasive of another person’s privacy or proprietary rights; and
- not to impersonate, or attempt to impersonate, any other individual, falsify contact information, misrepresent a relationship with any person or entity, including misrepresenting a relationship with SG United Foundation, or otherwise attempt to mislead visitors as to the user’s identity.
SG United Foundation’s Intellectual Property Rights: All content on the SGU Sites, including, but not limited to, trademarks and logos, designs, text, graphics, sounds, images, video and other website materials (the “Materials”) are the intellectual property of SG United Foundation its licensors, or other vendors. The Materials are protected by United States and foreign intellectual property laws. None of the Materials may be copied, reproduced, or distributed in any form without the prior written permission of SG United Foundation. Notwithstanding the foregoing, course and lecture materials made available to users may be copied and distributed, but only for the user’s personal, non-commercial use.
SG United Foundation, the SG United Foundation logo, and other marks related to SG United Foundation (“SG United Foundation Marks”) are the exclusive and valuable property of SG United Foundation or its affiliated companies. The SG United Foundation Marks can only be reproduced or displayed with specific written permission from SG United Foundation, and only in accordance with the policies and guidelines associated therewith. All third party trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
SG United Foundation participates in other affiliate programs including but not limited to CafePress, Createspace, and Amazon. By purchasing products using the vendor links on this website, SG United Foundation receives a small commission — at no additional cost to you — which helps support the youth empowerment mission.
Compliance with Laws: By accessing or using the SGU Sites, you agree to comply with all laws, rules and regulations implemented by any government authority or agency which govern or apply to the use of the SGU Sites and any offered services. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you expressly agree not to export or re-export any of the content contained on the SGU Sites to countries or persons prohibited under the export control laws of the United States. SG United Foundation makes no representation that the content on the SGU Sites is appropriate or available for use outside the United States. If you have chosen to access the SGU Sites from outside the United States, you do so at your own initiative and risk, and you are responsible for compliance with your local laws, if and to the extent, local laws are applicable.
Legal Disclaimers: The SGU Sites and the information provided therein are for the convenience of users of the SGU Sites and for customers and potential customers of SG United Foundation. The information provided on the SGU Sites described on the SGU Sites are subject to change without notice. SG UNITED FOUNDATION DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THE ACCURACY, CONTENT, COMPLETENESS, LEGALITY, RELIABILITY, OPERABILITY, OR AVAILABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIAL DISPLAYED OR DOWNLOADED FROM THE SGU SITES. THE SGU SITES AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITH NO WARRANTY, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS. SG UNITED FOUNDATION DISCLAIMS ANY IMPLIED, EXPRESS, OR STATUTORY WARRANTIES REGARDING THE SECURITY, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND PERFORMANCE OF THE SGU SITES. SG UNITED FOUNDATION DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SGU SITES OR SERVICES WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR THAT THE SGU SITES ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL MECHANISMS. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT IF YOU DOWNLOAD OR OTHERWISE OBTAIN MATERIAL OR DATA THROUGH THE USE OF THE WEBSITES OR SERVICES, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF SUCH MATERIAL OR DATA. IF YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR THE MATERIAL RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACEMENT OF EQUIPMENT OR DATA, SG UNITED FOUNDATION IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR SUCH COSTS.
Some states or other jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusions may not apply to you. You may also have other rights that vary from state to state and from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES IS SG UNITED FOUNDATION, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AFFILIATES, OR LICENSORS LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL, RELIANCE, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, WHETHER OR NOT FORSEEN, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA) ON ACCOUNT OF YOUR USE, MISUSE, OR RELIANCE ON THE INFORMATION AND SERVICES AVAILABLE ON THE SGU SITES. THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO PREVENT RECOVERY OF DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING FROM ANY CLAIM RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR THE SUBJECT MATTER HEREOF, WHETHER SUCH CLAIM IS BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY EVEN IF SG UNITED FOUNDATION HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
The above limitation applies to your use, misuse, or reliance upon the SGU Sites, including, without limitation, damages you may incur because of third-party services or goods advertised on, or linked to the SGU Sites.
Some states or other jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations and exclusions may not apply to you.
Governing Law: These TOU and all claims related to them, or the performance of the parties under them, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Maine, without giving effect to its conflict of laws provisions. You agree and irrevocably submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue in the state or federal courts located in Portland, Maine, with respect to such matters. If for any reason, a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision or portion of the TOU to be unenforceable, the remainder of the TOU will continue in full force and effect.
Entire Agreement, Assignment: These TOU constitute the entire agreement between you and SG United Foundation, with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersede and replace all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding such subject matter.