Opportunities Disclaimer

The Courage Project is a Stanford student group, intent on spreading their enthusiasm for heroic service. Many students have the desire to do something meaningful. Despite our involvement in various community service activities, however, we often yearn for something more impactful and of a greater scale. We found this opportunity in the Courage Project.

The Courage Project aims to create an online publication of vetted service oriented activities that are extraordinary in their impact, in order to share these with many others with a similar desire to serve. We seek to find courageous and compassionate people who are committed to our vision of helping others find opportunities for service that are high impact and meaningful.

 

Terms and Conditions of Service

1. Acceptance of Terms

The Courage Project is a Stanford student group, intent on spreading their enthusiasm for heroic service. Many students have the desire to do something meaningful. Despite our involvement in various community service activities, however, we often yearn for something more impactful and of a greater scale. We found this opportunity in the Courage Project.

The Courage Project aims to create an online publication of vetted service oriented activities that are extraordinary in their impact, in order to share these with many others with a similar desire to serve. We seek to find courageous and compassionate people who are committed to our vision of helping others find opportunities for service that are high impact and meaningful.

 

2. Volunteer Opportunity Listings

This Site includes a database containing service-oriented activities from around the world. If you are an organization, you may submit volunteer opportunities, job openings, or internships to the Site. Collectively, these service-oriented activities, job openings, internships, and any other content accessible on or through the Site are referred to in these Terms and Conditions as the “Volunteer Opportunity Listings.” If you are interested in volunteering, you may view and search the Volunteer Opportunity Listings.

 

3. Use of Volunteer Opportunity Listings

The Site and Volunteer Opportunity Listings are made available for your personal, internal, non-commercial use. You may not facilitate distribution of Volunteer Opportunity Listings through any means or medium without the prior permission of Courage Project. You must not use the Site or Volunteer Opportunity Listings to: (a) violate any local, state, national or international law; (b) stalk, harass or harm another individual; (c) collect or store personal data about other users; (d) impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; or (e) interfere with or otherwise disrupt the Volunteer Opportunity Listings on this Site. Notwithstanding the foregoing, users must comply with 18 USC §2261A, which makes it a crime to “use[ ] the mail, any interactive computer service, or any facility of interstate or foreign commerce to engage in a course of conduct that causes substantial emotional distress to [a] person or places that person in reasonable fear of the death of, or serious bodily injury” to, an individual. To use the Site and access the Volunteer Opportunity Listings, you will need access to the World Wide Web, and you must pay any fees and comply with any restrictions associated with your use of such access and the Volunteer Opportunity Listings you obtain. You will also need equipment and a modem or another access device.

 

4. Dealings with Third Parties: Volunteer Opportunity Listings

You understand that there are risks in using the Volunteer Opportunity Listings, which you assume when you use the Volunteer Opportunity Listings. Specifically, you understand and agree that all information, data, and other material provided in connection with the Site and the Volunteer Opportunity Listings (“Content”) is the responsibility of the person or entity providing such Content. You understand and acknowledge that Courage Project assumes no responsibility to screen or review Content provided as part of the Volunteer Opportunity Listings. Courage Project shall have the right, but not the obligation, in its sole discretion to refuse, monitor, or remove any Content that is available on the Site, including the Volunteer Opportunity Listings. Courage Project does not endorse any aspect of the information, including the quality, accuracy or legality of the information that is contained in the databases. Since Courage Project does not necessarily confirm the identity of any submitter, Courage Project cannot guarantee that any identity or information is accurate. Courage Project expressly disclaims all responsibility or liability to you or any other person or entity for the performance or nonperformance of Content review. Courage Project reserves the right to remove or eliminate any Content that it chooses, at any time and for any reason, without notice or liability to you or any third party. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU ASSUME ALL RISK ASSOCIATED WITH THE USE OF ANY AND ALL CONTENT. Courage Project is not involved in the relationship between you and the organizations that submit Volunteer Opportunity Listings. If you have a dispute with each other, you understand that Courage Project is not required to assist in the dispute. You hereby agree to release Courage Project from any and all claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with any such disputes or use of the Volunteer Opportunity Listings. You understand that the Volunteer Opportunity Listings may only be used for lawful purposes. You assume total responsibility and risk for your use of the Volunteer Opportunity Listings. It is solely your responsibility to independently evaluate the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of all information you access or obtain through the Volunteer Opportunity Listings.

 

5. Disclaimer of Warranties

Information may not be appropriate or satisfactory for your use, and you should verify all information before relying on it. Any decisions made based on information contained in the site, including information received through your use of the Volunteer Opportunity Listings, and consequences stemming from such decisions, are your sole responsibility. THE USE OF THE SITE AND THE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY LISTINGS IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE SITE AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. COURAGE PROJECT EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE AND VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY LISTINGS, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING IMPLIED WARRANITES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. COURAGE PROJECT MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SITE OR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY LISTINGS WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, CURRENT, ACCURATE, COMPLETE OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED BY USE OF THE SITE OR VOLUNTEER OPPORUNITY LISTINGS WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE. YOU UNDERSTAND AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY WITH RESPECT TO ANY DEFECT IN OR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SITE OR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY LISTINGS IS TO CEASE TO USE THE SITE AND/OR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY LISTINGS.

 

6. Exclusions and Limitations of Liability

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT COURAGE PROJECT SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA LOSS, OR OTHER LOSSES (EVEN IF COURAGE PROJECT HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES) RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY LISTINGS, (ii) ANY LINK PROVIDED IN CONNECTION WITH THE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY LISTINGS, (iii) YOUR RELIANCE ON ANY OF THE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY LISTINGS, (iv) THE INTERRUPTION, SUSPENSION, TERMINATION OF ANY VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY LISTINGS HEREUNDER, (v) THE TIMELINESS, DELETION, MISDELIVERY OR FAILURE TO POST OR STORE ANY INFORMATION, OR (vi) ANY MATTER OTHERWISE RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY LISTINGS. CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS: YOU SPECIFICALLY AGREE TO WAIVE YOUR RIGHTS UNDER CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE §1542, WHICH STATES, “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.” Residents of other jurisdictions similarly waive their rights under applicable and/or analogous laws, statutes or regulations.

 

7. Conduct of the Site

You are solely responsible for any information, comments, feedback, data, materials, photos and other content of any type or description that you provide or make available on the Site or Volunteer Opportunity Listings, including any data entry forms found through the Site (“Your Content”). Likewise, you represent and warrant that Your Content (a) does not infringe on any third party’s copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy; (b) does not violate any state or federal law, statute, ordinance or regulation, including without limitation the laws and regulations governing export control; (c) is not defamatory or trade libelous; (d) is not pornographic or obscene; (e) does not violate any laws regarding unfair competition, anti-discrimination or false advertising; (f) does not contain software viruses; and (g) does not transmit without authorization any material that contains personal or private information concerning any third party person or entity.

 

8. No Resale of Volunteer Opportunity Listings

You agree to use the Volunteer Opportunity Listings solely to accommodate your own needs and not to offer the Volunteer Opportunity Listings to any third party. You may not use or exploit any portion of the Site or Volunteer Opportunity Listings to provide any commercial services to third parties.

 

9. Ownership of Content

You understand and agree that your use of the Site and Volunteer Opportunity Listings entitles Courage Project to monitor and preserve copies of all information and Content and to disclose such information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such disclosure will promote compliance with legal process, enforcement of the Terms and Conditions, assistance in responding to claims that Content violates the rights of third parties, protection of the personal safety of any person, or protection of the property rights of Courage Project or any other person or entity.

 

10. Links

The Volunteer Opportunity Listings may include links to other World Wide Web sites. You acknowledge and agree that such links are provided for your convenience and do not reflect any endorsement by Courage Project with respect to the provider of such linked site or the quality, reliability or any other characteristic or feature of such linked site and Courage Project is not responsible in any manner (including without limitation with respect to any loss or injury you suffer) for any matter associated with the linked site, including without limitation, the content provided on or through any such linked site or your reliance thereon. COURAGE PROJECT MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO ANY LINKED SITE: YOUR USE OF ANY LINKED SITE IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.

 

11. Indemnification

You agree to hold harmless and indemnify Courage Project and its affiliates, officer, directors, and employees from an against any and all third party claims, demands, proceeding and any losses, liabilities, costs, payments and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, costs and expenses arising out of, directly or indirectly, your use of the Site or Volunteer Opportunity Listings including, without limitation (a) any Content thereon, and (b) any use of the Site or Volunteer Opportunity Listings that violates the Terms and Conditions.

 

12. Jurisdiction and Venue

You and Courage Project agree that these Terms and Conditions and the relationship between you and Courage Project will be governed by the laws of the State of California, without respect to its conflict of laws provisions and that venue with respect to any dispute between you and Courage Project will rest exclusively in the federal or state courts located in Santa Clara County, California and in no other jurisdiction. You further consent to personal jurisdiction and venue in this jurisdiction, and agree to service of process issued or authorized by any such court.

 

13. Notice of Changes

Courage Project may change the Terms and Conditions from time-to-time. If such a change is made, Courage Project will post the revised Terms and Conditions on the Site. You agree that your continued access to the Site or use of the Volunteer Opportunity Listings shall constitute your acceptance of the changes to the Terms and Conditions. If you object to any such changes, your sole and exclusive remedy shall be to discontinue using the Site and the Volunteer Opportunity Listings. Courage Project reserves the right to add or to change the Volunteer Opportunity Listings offered or to cease listing any or all of the Volunteer Opportunity Listings at any time with or without notice to you. You also understand and agree that Courage Project may from time to time establish and revise practices and limitations concerning your use of the Site and Volunteer Opportunity Listings.

 

14. Termination

You agree that Courage Project may add to, delete or terminate your use of the Volunteer Opportunity Listings at any time for any reason without notice to you. Courage Project shall not be liable to you or to any party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Volunteer Opportunity Listings OR ANY person or entity’s USE OF SUCH LISTINGS. Courage Project reserves the right to refuse to offer Volunteer Opportunity Listing to anyone at anytime without notice.

 

15. Miscellaneous

The Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and Courage Project. The Terms and Conditions also govern your use of the Site and Volunteer Opportunity Listings. There is no agency, partnership, joint venture or employee-employer relationship between you and Courage Project. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use third party content or services available through the Site or Volunteer Opportunity Listings. If any provision of the Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of the Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect. The failure of Courage Project to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or condition. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any clam or cause of action arising out of or related to the Site, Volunteer Opportunity Listings, or the Terms and Conditions must be filed within one year after such claim or cause of action arose. The section titles in the Terms and Conditions are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. This agreement cannot be transferred or assigned by you without Courage Project’s prior written consent.

 

Effective Date: 30 June 2010

 

 

 

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