GFF Terms of Service

Galloway Family Foundation Terms of Service Agreement

By accessing the Galloway Family Foundation’s website, www.GallowayFamilyFoundation.org (“the Site”), or by otherwise accessing any content found on this web site you are entering into an agreement (“Agreement”) with the Galloway Foundation and agree to the terms that follow.  If you do not agree to the terms of this Agreement, you should not access or use the Site. You should revisit this web page periodically to review the Agreement.

Copyright Language

Copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property laws of the United States, or in some instances foreign laws, protect the contents of this Site, including photographs, unless otherwise noted. Unauthorized use may violate copyright, trademark, or other laws.

Copying or printing materials from this Site is limited solely to noncommercial, personal use, unless otherwise indicated. You may not copy, transmit, distribute, modify, reuse, sell, or display any of the contents on this Site for any public or commercial purpose except with the prior written consent of Galloway Foundation, which you can request by emailing us at GallowayFamilyFoundation@gmail.com. You may make “fair use” of the protected material as set out under law, but you may not create derivative works therefrom without our permission. Such fair use includes quoting from the protected material in a reasonable manner. When quoting from materials, you must attribute the source of the quotation. We also permit you to use stories or articles that we publish on the Site, provided that you: (i) do not edit our material, except to reflect relative changes in time, location, or editorial style (e.g., “yesterday” can be changed to “last week” and “Portland, Ore.” to “Portland” or “here”); (ii) when publishing online, you link to our Site and include all of the links from the story or article; and (iii) you credit GFF appropriately – ideally in the byline.

Articles or photographs appearing on the Site that are credited to sources other than GFF are likely owned by that source and you should contact that party directly for permission to reuse such materials.

Just as GFF requires users to respect our content, and those of our affiliates and partners, we respect the copyrights of others.  If you believe in good faith that your copyrighted work has been reproduced on our site without authorization in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, you may notify gallowayfamilyfoundation@gmail.com.  At our discretion, we may remove material that is of concern until agreement is reached and the matter is resolved.

Linking

GFF encourages links to the Site, however it does not wish to be linked to or from any third-party website which: (i)) contains posts or transmits any unlawful, threatening, defamatory, abusive, libelous, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, profane or indecent information of any kind, including, without limitation, any content constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, provincial, national or international law, regulation which may be damaging or detrimental to the activities, operations, credibility or integrity of GFF or which contains, posts or transmits any material or information of any kind which promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual, could be harmful to minors, harasses or advocates harassment of another person, provides material that exploits people under the age of 18 in a sexual or violent manner, provides instructional information about illegal activities, including, without limitation, the making or buying of illegal weapons; or (ii) contains, posts or transmits any information, software or other material which violates or infringes upon the rights of others, including material which is an invasion of privacy or publicity rights, or which is protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights.  You agree to remove any link you may have to the Site immediately upon the request of GFF.

Third Party Links

GFF provides links to third party websites for the information and convenience of the users of the Site.  These linked sites are not necessarily under the control of GFF.  If you decide to visit any linked site, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against viruses and other destructive elements.  GFF is not responsible for the content of such linked sites or any other web page which is not part of the Site.  GFF does not endorse sites or services appearing on this Site.  Accordingly, you agree that GFF will not be responsible or liable in any way for the accuracy, relevancy, copyright compliance, legality or decency of material contained in any site linked to GFF.

Changes to the Site

GFF reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of this Agreement, in whole or in part, at any time. Notification of changes to the Agreement will be posted on the Site. If you use this Site after we post a change to the Agreement, your use of the Site will constitute your acknowledgment and acceptance of the terms of the revised Agreement.

GFF may change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Site at any time, including the availability of any Site feature, database, or content. GFF may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or the entire Site without notice or liability.

Disclaimer of Warranty; Limitation of Liability.

GFF provides materials  on this Site “as is” and without representations or warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. GFF specifically does not make any representations or warranties as to the accuracy or completeness of any materials provided on the Site, for any products or services or links to third parties, or for any breach of security associated with the transmission of sensitive information through the Site or any linked site. GFF does not warrant that the functions contained in the Site or any materials or content contained in the Site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Site or the server that makes it available is free of viruses or other harmful components.

Under no circumstances shall GFF be liable for any loss, damage, liability or expense incurred or suffered (including, without limitation, direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damage, or lost profits) that is claimed to have resulted from the use of or inability to use the Site, including, without limitation, any fault, error, omission, interruption, alteration, or delay with respect thereto, even if GFF has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

The user specifically acknowledges and agrees that GFF is not liable for any conduct of any user, or for any computer virus or communication line failure, regardless of cause, or any damages resulting therefrom.

This Site may contain advice, opinions and statements of various information providers. GFF does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information provided by any information provider, any user of this Site or any other person or entity. Reliance upon any such advice, opinion, statement, or other information shall also be at the user’s own risk.

Indemnification.

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless GFF, its affiliates and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of or related to your use of the Site or your violation of this Agreement. You shall cooperate as fully as reasonably required in the defense of any claim. Company reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive de­fense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you and you shall not in any event settle any matter without the written consent of Company.

Force Majeure

The Site, its affiliates and its information providers will not be liable or deemed to be in fault for any delay or failure in performance or interruption of the delivery of the Site content that  may result directly or indirectly from any cause or circumstance beyond its or their reasonable control, including but not limited to failure of electronic or mechanical equipment or communication lines, telephone or other interconnect problems, computer viruses, unauthorized access,  theft, operator error, severe weather, earthquakes or natural disasters, strikes or other labor problems, wars or governmental restrictions.

Jurisdiction

This Site originates from the District of Columbia. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the District of Columbia, without regard to conflicts of law or choice of law principles. Sole and exclusive jurisdiction for any action or proceeding arising out of or related to this Agreement or the Site shall be in a court located in the District of Columbia.

If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of the Agreement, or portion thereof, to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the intent of the Agreement, and the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.