Terms & Conditions

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Website Terms of Use

User Agreement

Welcome to the Children Now website. The Children Now website (the ”Site”) is comprised of various web pages operated by Children Now (“CN”). CN is sometimes referred to as “us”, “our”, or “ours”. ChildrenNow.org is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein (the “Terms”). Your use of ChildrenNow.org constitutes your agreement to all such Terms. Please read terms carefully, and keep a copy of them for your reference. You, the user, are sometimes referred to as “you”, “your”, and “yours”.

ChildrenNow.org is a Non-Profit, and this Site contains information on non-partisan national, state and local research, policy development, and advocacy, dedicated to improving children’s overall well-being.

Electronic Communications

Visiting ChildrenNow.org or sending emails to CN constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communication be in writing.

Links to third party sites/services

ChildrenNow.org may contain links to other websites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of CN and CN is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. CN is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by CN of the site or any association with its operators.

Certain services made available by ChildrenNow.org are delivered by third party sites and organizations. By using any product, service or functionality originating from the ChildrenNow.org domain, you hereby acknowledge and consent that CN may share such information and data with any third party with whom CN has a contractual relationship to provide the requested product, service or functionality on behalf of ChildrenNow.org users and customers.

No unlawful or prohibited use/Intellectual Property

You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to access and use this Site strictly in accordance with these terms of use. As a condition of your use of the Site, you warrant to CN that you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms. You may not use this Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden or impair the Site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Site.

All content included as part of this Site, such as text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used on this Site, is the property of CN or its suppliers and protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices, legends or other restrictions contained in any such content and will not make any changes hereto.

You will not modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part, found on the Site. CN content is not for resale. Your use of the Site does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of any protected content, and in particular you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any content. You will use protected content solely for your personal use, and will make no other use of the content without the express written permission of CN and the copyright owner. You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any protected content. We do not gran t you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of CN or our licensors except as expressly authorized by these Terms.

International Users

The Service is controlled, operated and administered by CN from our offices within the USA. If you access the Service from a location outside the USA, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that you will not use the CN content accessed through ChildrenNow.org in any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions or regulations.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless CN, its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) relating to or arising out of your use of or inability to use the Site or services, any user postings made by you, your violation of any terms of this Agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. CN reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with CN in asserting any available defenses.

Liability Disclaimer

The information, software, products, and services included in or available through the Site may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. Children Now and/or its suppliers may make improvements and/or change the site at any time.

Children Now and/or its suppliers make no representations about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, and accuracy of the information, software, product, services and related graphics contained on the Site for any purpose. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, all such information, software, products, services and related graphics are provided “as is” without warranty or condition of any kind. Children Now and/or its suppliers hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with regard to this information, software, products, services and related graphics, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall CN and/or its suppliers by liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages or any damages whatsoever including, without limitations, damages for loss of use, data or profits, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of the Site. With the delay or inability to use the Site or related services, the provision of or failure to provide services, or for any information, software, product, services and related graphics obtained through the Site, or otherwise arising out of the use of the Site, whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, even if Children Now or any of its suppliers has been advised of the possibility of damages. Because some states/jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you. If you are dissatisfied with any these terms, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Site.

Termination/access restrictions

CN reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the state of California and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in California in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Site. Use of the Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms, including without limitation, this section.

You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and CN as a result of this agreement or use of the Site. CN’s performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of CN’s right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests and requirements relating to you use of the Site or information provided to or gathered by CN with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable laws including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.

Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and CN with respect to the Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and CN with respect to the Site.  A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be written in English.

DMCA Compliance. We respect the intellectual property rights of others, and require that the people who use the Site do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please forward the following information to the Copyright Agent named below:

Elizabeth Cavagnaro, ecavagnaro@childrennow.org

To meet the notice requirements under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, the notification must be a written communication that includes the following:

  • Your username, address, telephone number, and e-mail address
  • A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed
  • A description of where the alleged infringing material is located
  • A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law
  • An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; and
  • A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.

Changes to terms

CN reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change the Terms under which ChildrenNow.org is offered. The most current version of all the Terms will supersede all previous versions. CN encourages you to periodically review the Terms to stay informed of our updates.

Contact Us

Children Now welcomes your questions or comments regarding the Terms:

Children Now
1404 Franklins Street, Suite 700
Oakland, CA 94612

Email Address: info@childrennow.org

Effective as of December 18, 2018