Terms of Use

Terms and Conditions

 

Welcome to the official website of Brown Girl Power, Inc. a nonprofit organization headquartered in Chicago, IL. Brown Girl Power online properties are comprised of, but not limited to, all pages found under www.browngirlpower.org, and partner sites. Brown Girl Power’s privacy policy is incorporated by reference and available Here.

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING ANY OF THE BROWN GIRL POWER, INC. WEBSITES. By using the pages on this site, you signify your agreement to these Terms and Conditions, and you represent and warrant that you have the legal right and ability to enter Brown Girl Power, Inc. sites. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these terms at any time. Please check these terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of these sites following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes. Please note that specific webpages or promotions may be subject to additional and separate terms and conditions. We also may use third parties for certain services, including, for example, payment processing, and they may have separate terms that apply.

OWNERSHIP AND RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF MATERIALS

Unless otherwise noted, all materials, including images, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, video clips, and written and other materials contained on any Brown Girl Power site (collectively, the “Contents”), are protected by copyrights, trademarks, trade dress, and/or other intellectual property owned, licensed, or controlled by Brown Girl Power, Inc. The Contents of all Brown Girl Power–owned sites are intended solely for personal, noncommercial (other than for the purchase of merchandise from our site) use by the users of our site. You may view, copy, and print the Contents displayed on this site subject to the following conditions:

(i) you use the material for noncommercial use only,

(ii) you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices,

(iii) you make no modifications to any materials,

(iv) you do not use the materials in a manner that suggests an association with any of our products, services, or brands, and

(v) you do not download quantities of materials to a database that can be used to avoid future downloads from the Brown Girl site.

For purposes of these terms, the use of any such material on any other website or computer environment is prohibited. No right, title, or interest in any downloaded Contents or software is transferred to you as a result of any such downloading or copying. You may not reproduce (except as noted above), publish, transmit, distribute, display, modify, create derivative works from, sell or participate in any sale of, or exploit in any way, in whole or in part, any of the Contents, the site, or any related software. You may not attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any of the software used by Brown Girl Power, Inc. as part of the websites.

REGISTRATION AND ACCOUNT SECURITY

Certain features of our websites provide you with the option of setting up an account for which you will receive a user ID and password. User IDs and passwords are confidential and proprietary, and your user ID, password, and access are only for your use. It is a violation of these Terms and Conditions for you to: (a) provide any false personal information on the site or create an account for anyone other than yourself without permission, (b) create another account without our permission if we disable your account,  (c) do anything else that might jeopardize the security of your account; (d) share your user ID or password or account access, or (e) create more than one personal account. You are solely responsible for any unauthorized use of your user ID, password, and access.

COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK INFORMATION

Brown Girl Power has the sole and exclusive right by virtue to have and use all service marks, trademarks, emblems, badges, descriptive or designating marks, and other words now or heretofore used in carrying out its program and is the owner of the BROWN GIRL POWER name, service mark, and trademark, and of all other associated names, marks, slogans, insignias, logotypes and designs, the names and marks “Brown Girl Power, Inc.” All other trademarks displayed on this site or through links to other sites are the property of the respective trademark owners.

USER COMMENTS, FEEDBACK, SUBMISSIONS, AND POSTINGS

Brown Girl Power, Inc. may allow you to communicate, submit, upload, transmit, or otherwise make available text, images, audio, video, and other content through the site (collectively, the “Submission(s),” which may also be referred to as “User-Provided Content" when posted by a user to a Brown Girl Power, Inc. site and which collectively are “Submission(s) including in the form of comments, feedback, submissions, or other information. By transmitting Submissions on or through the site, you grant Brown Girl Power, Inc. a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, assignable, sublicensable license to use, reproduce, store, modify, display, distribute, prepare derivative works based on, and transmit such Submissions, and you waive any and all moral rights and publicity rights in such Submissions. Brown Girl Power, Inc. will not be required to treat any Submission as confidential and will not be liable for any ideas for its business (including without limitation, product, or promotion ideas) and will not incur any liability as a result of any similarities that may appear in future Brown Girl business. Brown Girl Power, Inc. will be entitled to use the Submission for any noncommercial or other purpose whatsoever, without compensation to you or any other person sending the Submission. You acknowledge that you own whatever material you submit and use of your Submission by Brown Girl Power, Inc. will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party.

You may not make any Submissions that (i) are or may reasonably be considered to be, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, bigoted, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise offensive or objectionable, (ii) violate any law, statute, ordinance, or regulation (including, but not limited to, those governing export control, intellectual property, consumer protection, unfair competition, anti-discrimination, or false advertising), (iii) are known by you to be false, inaccurate, or misleading, (iv) you have received compensation to submit to Brown Girl Power, Inc. or to post to a Brown Girl Power, Inc. website without have disclosed that compensation to Brown Girl Power, Inc. and publicly in any posting if applicable, (v) result in spam to other users, or (vi) that contain any harmful or malicious software.

Brown Girl Power, Inc. has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor, screen, block, post, remove, modify, store, and review Submissions or any other communications sent through this website, at any time and for any reason, including to ensure that Submissions conform to these terms, without prior notice to you. We are not responsible for, do not endorse or guarantee, and are not responsible for errors or omissions or the accuracy, integrity, or quality of the opinions, views, advice, or recommendations in any Submissions posted or sent by users.

USER PROHIBITED CONDUCT

You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the website or any other systems or networks connected to the site or to any Brown Girl Power, Inc. server, or to any of the services offered on or through the site, by hacking, password “mining,” or any other illegitimate means.

You may not probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of the website or any network connected to the site, nor breach the security or authentication measures on the site or any network connected to the site. You may not reverse look up, trace, or seek to trace any information on any other user of or visitor to the site, or any Brown Girl Power, Inc. member or individual associated with Brown Girl Power, Inc. including any Brown Girl Power, Inc. not owned by you, to its source, or exploit the site or any service or information made available or offered by or through the site, in any way where the purpose is to reveal any information, including but not limited to personal identification or information, other than your own information, as provided for by the site.

REPORTING OF ABUSIVE, UNLAWFUL SUBMISSIONS OR CONTENT, OR OTHER SUBMISSIONS, CONTENT, OR ACTIVITY THAT VIOLATE THESE TERMS

If you have knowledge of abusive, infringing, or otherwise unlawful Submissions or other content on this website or other unlawful or abusive conduct associated this website, we want to know. Please send an email to information@browngirlpower.org describing the content or conduct in detail, including the web address where the content is found and the date and time viewed, and we will investigate removing this material from the website. For claims regarding alleged copyright infringement, see the contact information in that section above.

CLAIMS REGARDING COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENTS

Brown Girl Power, Inc. has implemented procedures for receiving written notification of claimed copyright infringement for content, including content posted by users in interactive portions of any Brown Girl Power, site governed by these Terms and Conditions. to be effective, a notice must be a written communication provided Inc. to Brown Girl Power, Inc. agent and must contain:

  1. An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;

  2. A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;

  3. A description specifying the location of the material that you claim is infringing;

  4. Your telephone number and email address;

  5. 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; and

  6. A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.

You acknowledge that failure to meet the elements above will not be a valid notice and Brown Girl Powerof USA may not consider your request.

If you believe that User-Provided Content that you posted to a Brown Girl Power, Inc. site was removed (or to which access was disabled) or is not infringing, or that you have the authorization from the copyright owner, the copyright owner's agent, or pursuant to the law, to post and use the material in your User-Provided Content, you may send a counter-notice containing the following information to the copyright agent:

  1. Your physical or electronic signature;

     

  2. Identification of the User-Provided Content that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the Content appeared before it was removed or disabled;

     

  3. A statement that you have a good-faith belief that the User-Provided Content was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or a misidentification of the User-Provided Content; and

     

  4. Your name, address, telephone number, and email address; a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the federal court in New York; and a statement that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification of the alleged infringement.

 

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, BROWN GIRL POWER, INC. DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OR MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. BROWN GIRL POWER, INC. DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE MATERIAL WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. BROWN GIRL POWER, INC. DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF OR THE RESULT OF THE USE OF THE MATERIAL IN THIS SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE.

SITE CONTENTS

Information on any Brown Girl Power website is provided with the understanding that Brown Girl Power, Inc. is not rendering professional advice or recommendations. You should not rely on any information on these pages to replace consultations with qualified professionals to meet your individual needs. Brown Girl Power, Inc. also reserves the right to do any of the following, at any time, without notice: (1) modify, suspend, or terminate operation of or access to the site or any portion of the site, for any reason; (2) modify or change the site or any portion of the site; and (3) interrupt the operation of the site or any portion of the site as necessary to perform routine or non-routine maintenance, error correction, or other changes.

INACCURACY DISCLAIMER

The material in this site could include technical inaccuracies, typographical errors, or omissions. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions and to change or update information at any time without prior notice.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

Under no circumstances, including but not limited to negligence, shall we be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, special, or consequential damages that result from the use of or the inability to use any Brown Girl site or a site that is linked to it, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. In no event shall our total liability to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action (whether in contract, tort [including but not limited to negligence], or otherwise) exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing this site.

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold Brown Girl Power, Inc. and our affiliates, subsidiaries, joint ventures, and third-party service providers, and our respective employees, contractors, agents, officers, and directors, harmless from all liabilities, claims, and expenses (including reasonable attorney fees) that arise out of or are related to any User-Provided Content you submit, post, transmit, or make available through the site; your violation of these Terms and Conditions; your misuse of Brown Girl Power, Inc. sites that link to these terms; or your violation of any third-party rights.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES AND SERVICES

This site may be linked to other sites and services that are not maintained by Brown Girl Power, Inc. Brown Girl Power, Inc. is not responsible for the content of those sites. Consequently, we cannot be held responsible for the accuracy, relevancy, copyright compliance, legality, or decency of material contained in sites listed on or otherwise linked to a Brown Girl Power, Inc. site. The inclusion of any link to such sites does not imply endorsement by Brown Girl Power, Inc. Brown Girl Power, Inc. makes no representations whatsoever about any other website that you may access through this one.

Please exercise discretion while browsing the internet. These other sites may send their own cookies to users, collect data, solicit personal information, or contain information that you may find inappropriate or offensive. Please keep in mind that whenever you give out personal information online that information can be collected and used by people you don't know. While Brown Girl Power, Inc. strives to protect your personal information and privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online; you make such disclosures at your own risk.

We reserve the right to disable links from third-party sites to any Brown Girl Power, Inc.

TERMINATION

These terms are effective until terminated by either party. You may terminate these terms at any time by discontinuing use of all Brown Girl Power, Inc. websites and destroying all Contents obtained from any and all such sites and all related documentation and all copies and installations thereof, whether made under these terms or otherwise. Brown Girl Power, Inc. may terminate at any time your access to any and all Brown Girl Power, Inc. websites without notice for any reason or no reason, including if in our sole discretion you fail to comply with any term or provision of these Terms and Conditions. Upon termination, you must cease use of the Brown Girl Power site and destroy all Contents obtained from such site and all copies thereof, whether made under these terms or otherwise. You agree that Brown Girl Power, Inc. will not be liable to you or to any third party for termination of your access to the website as a result of any violation of these Terms and Conditions.

HOW TO CONTACT US

Please see contact information in the relevant sections above regarding reporting copyright infringement or other unlawful content. If you have any comments or questions regarding our Terms and Conditions generally, you can contact us at:

Brown Girl Power, Inc.
111 N. Wabash, Garland Building #1146

Chicago, IL 60602

Phone: (312) 761-5898

Email: information@browngirlpower.org

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