Welcome to the Giving Library™ (“Giving Library”). The Giving Library is a proprietary, free-of-charge website that serves as an online video library showcasing certain nonprofit organizations so philanthropists may survey a broad landscape of giving opportunities in an efficient and detailed manner (the “Services”). The Giving Library is owned, operated and maintained by GreatNonprofits, a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization (www.greatnonprofits.org).
On the condition that you comply with all of your obligations under the Agreement, GreatNonprofits grants you a limited, revocable, nonexclusive, nonassignable, nontransferable, nonsublicenseable right to access, through a generally available Web browser or mobile device or application, and view information and content and use the Services in accordance with the Agreement. Any other use of the Services contrary to the Agreement is strictly prohibited and constitutes a violation of the Agreement. GreatNonprofits reserves all rights not expressly granted in the Agreement, including, without limitation, title, ownership, intellectual property rights and all other rights and interest in the Giving Library, the Services and all related items.
You must comply with all applicable laws, the Agreement, as may be amended from time to time with or without advance notice, and any policies and procedures that GreatNonprofits may institute from time to time with respect to the Giving Library and/or the Services.
To be eligible to use the Services, you must meet the following criteria and do hereby represent and warrant that you:
The Giving Library and the Services contain copyrighted material, trademarks and other proprietary information of GreatNonprofits including, but not limited to, software, photos, graphics, data and images. The Giving Library and the Services also contain copyrighted material, trademarks and other proprietary information licensed by, or otherwise made available to GreatNonprofits from third party content suppliers. You agree not to unlawfully modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, create derivative works of or in any way exploit, in whole or in part any copyrighted material or trademarks included in the Services. Except as otherwise expressly permitted by this Agreement, no posting, copying, downloading, uploading, transmission, retransmission, distribution, redistribution, publication, republication, decompilation, disassembling, reverse engineering or modification or commercial exploitation of any copyrighted material included in the Services is permitted without the express permission of the copyright owner. In the event of any copying, redistribution or publication of copyrighted material as permitted by this Agreement, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark, legend or copyright notice shall be made.
Nothing in this Agreement shall be interpreted to limit in any way whatsoever, your rights under the Fair Use provisions of United States copyright law to make any Fair Use of Services and any information available therein, or portions thereof, for non-commercial purposes. Further, nothing herein is intended to or shall limit you from using the Services for any non-commercial purpose otherwise permissible by applicable law.
For as long as GreatNonprofits continues to offer the Services, GreatNonprofits shall seek to update and improve the Services, but only at its sole discretion and without any duty to do so. GreatNonprofits permits you to use the Services as they may exist and be available on any given day and has no other obligations to you, except as expressly stated in the Agreement. GreatNonprofits may modify, replace, refuse access to, suspend or discontinue the Services, partially or entirely, in GreatNonprofit’s sole discretion. GreatNonprofits further reserves the right to withhold, remove and/or discard any content or information made available as part of the Services. For avoidance of doubt, GreatNonprofits has no obligation to store, maintain or provide you a copy of any content that you may have had access to at any point when using the Services.
You acknowledge, consent and agree that GreatNonprofits may access, preserve and disclose your use of the Services and any information you may provide to GreatNonprofits, if GreatNonprofits is required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary in GreatNonprofits’s opinion to: (1) comply with legal process, including but not limited to, civil and criminal subpoenas, court orders or other compulsory disclosures; (2) enforce the Agreement; (3) respond to claims of a violation of the rights of third parties, whether or not the third party is a user, individual, third party entity or government agency; (4) respond to service-related inquiries; or (5) protect the rights, property or personal safety of GreatNonprofits, users of the Services or the public.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless GreatNonprofits (including any successors), and its founders, directors, officers, managers, employees, agents and contractors, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorneys’ fees) arising from: (1) your use of and access to the Services; (2) your violation of any term or condition of this Agreement, including without limitation, your breach of any of the obligations, representations and warranties herein; (3) your violation of any third-party right, including without limitation any right of privacy, publicity rights, trademark rights, copyrights or any intellectual property right of any kind whatsoever; (4) your violation of any law, rule or regulation of the United States or any other country; or (5) any claims or damages that arise as a result of your use of any content, data or information provided or accessible through the Services.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED TERMS IN CONTRACTS. AS A RESULT, THE CONTENTS OF THIS SECTION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
DO NOT RELY ON THE GIVING LIBRARY, ANY INFORMATION THEREIN, OR ITS CONTINUATION. GREATNONPROFITS PROVIDES THE PLATFORM FOR THE GIVING LIBRARY AND ALL INFORMATION AND SERVICES ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. GREATNONPROFITS DOES NOT PROVIDE ANY EXPRESS WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, GREATNONPROFITS DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED OR HARMED BY THE GIVING LIBRARY OR ANYTHING RELATED TO THE GIVING LIBRARY, YOU MAY TERMINATE THIS AGREEMENT BY CEASING TO USE THE SERVICES, AND SUCH TERMINATION SHALL BE YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY.
GREATNONPROFITS IS NOT RESPONSIBLE, AND MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES FOR, THE DELIVERY OR TRANSMISSION OF ANY MESSAGES, CONTENT, DATA OR INFORMATION VIA THE GIVING LIBRARY. IN ADDITION, GREATNONPROFITS NEITHER WARRANTS NOR REPRESENTS THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES WILL NOT INFRINGE THE RIGHTS OF THIRD PARTIES. ANY MATERIAL, CONTENT, SERVICE OR TECHNOLOGY DESCRIBED OR USED ON OR BY THE SERVICES MAY BE SUBJECT TO INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OWNED BY THIRD PARTIES WHO HAVE LICENSED SUCH MATERIAL TO GREATNONPROFITS.
GREATNONPROFITS DOES NOT GUARANTEE THAT THE SERVICES IT PROVIDES IN CONNECTION WITH THE GIVING LIBRARY WILL FUNCTION WITHOUT INTERRUPTION OR ERRORS IN FUNCTIONING. IN PARTICULAR, THE OPERATION OF THE SERVICES MAY BE INTERRUPTED DUE TO MAINTENANCE, UPDATES OR SYSTEM OR NETWORK FAILURES. GREATNONPROFITS DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES CAUSED BY ANY SUCH INTERRUPTION OR ERRORS IN FUNCTIONING. FURTHERMORE, GREATNONPROFITS DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY MALFUNCTIONING, IMPOSSIBILITY OF ACCESS OR POOR USE CONDITIONS OF THE GIVING LIBRARY DATABASE AND/OR WEBSITE AND/OR SERVICES DUE TO INAPPROPRIATE EQUIPMENT, DISTURBANCES RELATED TO INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS, TO THE SATURATION OF THE INTERNET NETWORK AND FOR ANY OTHER REASON WHATSOEVER.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY IN CONTRACTS. AS A RESULT, THE CONTENTS OF THIS SECTION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
You understand that the Services are being provided free of charge. You further understand that GreatNonprofits is a nonprofit corporation that derives no financial benefit from the Giving Library, including operating and maintaining the Giving Library and your use of the Services. Accordingly, neither GreatNonprofits (including any successors) nor any of its founders, directors, officers, managers, employees, agents and contractors shall be liable to you or any third party for any special, incidental, direct, indirect, punitive or consequential damages or loss of use, profit, revenue or data arising from your use of the Services.
This limitation of liability shall:
You may terminate this Agreement, for any or no reason, at any time, by ceasing to use the Services.
GreatNonprofits may terminate the Agreement for any reason or no reason, at any time, with or without notice. Termination shall be effective immediately or as may be specified in any notice that GreatNonprofits, at its sole discretion, may provide. Termination may include disabling your access to and barring future use of the Services.
For further clarity, and without limitation, GreatNonprofits may terminate the Agreement in the event you: fail to meet any obligation owed under the Agreement; violate any representation or warranty made under the Agreement; violate any law or regulation affecting or relating to the Agreement or the Services provided hereunder; violate a duty owed GreatNonprofits under the Agreement; or misuse the Services as provided for below.
GreatNonprofits may restrict, suspend or terminate your use of the Services in the event you misuse the Services (“Misuse”). By way of example, and without limitation, Misuse of the Services includes: using the Services in violation of any obligation, representation or warranty you have or have made under the Agreement; using the Services in violation of any rights GreatNonprofits possesses under the Agreement; abusive conduct of any kind whatsoever; using the Services in any deceptive manner whatsoever; using the Services commercially; infringing any intellectual property rights; using the Services in any unlawful, or potentially unlawful, manner; or any other behavior that GreatNonprofits, in its sole discretion, deems contrary to the purpose of the Giving Library.
Upon the termination of the Agreement, you shall lose any right to access the Services. In addition, GreatNonprofits may block access to the Services from any IP address associated with you. The following terms of the Agreement shall survive any termination: Sections 3, 5, 6, 7 and 9.
Any dispute arising under or in connection with the Agreement or in any way related to the Agreement or to any matter or services that are the subject of the Agreement shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and/or federal courts located in the County of Harris, State of Texas, United States of America.
Notwithstanding any otherwise applicable conflicts of laws principles and any otherwise applicable international treaty provisions, all matters relating to the validity, interpretation and enforcement of the Agreement shall be exclusively governed by and determined under the laws of the State of Texas.
You may not assign or delegate any rights or obligations under the Agreement. Any purported assignment and delegation by you shall be ineffective.
GreatNonprofits may freely assign or delegate all rights and obligations under the Agreement, fully or partially without notice to you. GreatNonprofits may also substitute, by way of unilateral novation, effective upon notice to you, GreatNonprofits for any third party that assumes GreatNonprofit’s rights and obligations under the Agreement.
GreatNonprofits reserves the right to modify, supplement or replace the terms of the Agreement.
If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision, term, condition, obligation or duty of this Agreement, or any portion thereof, to be unenforceable, the balance of the Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.
The failure of GreatNonprofits to insist in any one or more instances upon strict performance of, or compliance with, any provision of this Agreement by you, or to take advantage of any of its rights or remedies hereunder, shall not be construed as a waiver by GreatNonprofits of any such provision, right or remedy with respect to any subsequent nonperformance or failure of compliance by you, or a modification of any such provision, but the same shall remain in full force and effect.
You agree that the Agreement constitutes the entire, complete and exclusive agreement between you and Greatnonprofits regarding the Services and supersedes all prior agreements and understandings, whether written or oral, or whether established by custom, practice, policy or precedent, with respect to the subject matter of the Agreement.