Terms of Service

Introduction & Acceptance of Terms
Hurricane Harvey Families (herein referred to as “HHF,” “we,” “us,” or “our”), owns and operates the web site located at www.hurricaneharveyfamilies.com (herein referred to as the “Site” or “Website”). This document describes the terms and conditions that govern your use of the Site, including all services, applications, and any other information that comprises the Site. 

When you visit the Site, volunteer services or goods, connect to families via HHF, or otherwise access or interact with the Site, you indicate your acceptance of the terms outlined in these Terms of Service, and agree to be bound by these terms. Use of the Site is also subject to HHF's Privacy Policy which is incorporated by reference. 

General Representation and Warranty
You represent and warrant that (i) your use of the Site will be in strict accordance with HHF's Terms of Service and with all applicable laws and regulations (including and without limitation to any local laws or regulations in your country, state, city, or other governmental area, regarding online conduct and acceptable content, and including all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside), and (ii) your use of the Site will not infringe or misappropriate the intellectual property rights of any third-party.

Termination of Use
HHF may change, suspend, or discontinue its services, its Site, or potions of its Site at any time, without prior notice or liability, at its sole discretion. In addition, HHF reserves the right to suspend or terminate the account of any user of its Site, without prior notice or liability, at its sole discretion.

Disclaimer of Content
Information published by HHF on its Site and in its publications is provided for general informational purposes only. This information is intended to aid donors in their giving decisions and inform the public about issues affecting the non-profit sector. However, it is not intended, nor should it be construed, as a replacement for professional legal, tax, accounting, or other professional advice.

Reasonable efforts are made to ensure that the information contained on HHF's Site and in its publications is as accurate as possible. However, some information may be historical or archived. Additionally, omissions and errors may occur due to technological limitations or for other reasons. HHF expressly disclaims all liability for the consequences to any person related to any act or omission committed based upon the reliance, in whole or in part, on any of the contents of the Site or other published materials. 

Intellectual Property Rights, Limited License
Except as otherwise indicated in these Terms of Service or on the Site, you may access, view, retrieve, store, download, and print information on this site for your individual use, subject to the following conditions: (i) information may not be altered or modified in any way; (ii) information is solely for individual use and cannot be used for commercial purposes; (iii) copyrights and other proprietary notices cannot be removed from the information; (iv) use of the information constitutes a license and not a transfer of title; (v) HHF reserves the right to revoke the license to access, view, retrieve, store, download, and print information from its Site at any time, for any reason, at its sole discretion; (vi) users may not adapt or copy the programming code that is used to generate pages on the Web Site; (vii) no intellectual property rights owned by HHF are being licensed beyond the limited license to access, view, retrieve, store, download, and print information on the Site for individual use; (viii) the use of the design or layout of the Site is not covered by the limited license to access, view, retrieve, store, download, and print information on the Site for individual use; (ix) users may not reproduce, modify, publicly perform, or otherwise use the content on the Site in any way not expressly authorized in these Terms of Service.

Copyrights, Service Marks, & Trademarks
Unless stated to the contrary, all information, documentation, and other content posted in or on the Site is protected by United States copyright law or third-party licensors. By making its content available on the Site, HHF is not waiving or transferring any proprietary rights, including but not limited to copyrights or trademarks, in such content, to you or any other third-party. All rights reserved.

All content contained on www.hurricaneharveyfamilies.com is protected by United States copyright law and other applicable laws. You are not authorized to display or republish HHF;s copyrighted materials, service marks, or trademarks in any manner without express permission from HHF. The service marks, trademarks, and logos of HHF used and displayed on the Site and other HHF publications and services are the service marks or trademarks of HHF. All other product or service names mentioned on the Site may be the service marks or trademarks of their respective owners and are mentioned for identification purposes only.

You cannot download or copy any content from the Site without the prior written consent of HHF, except for your individual use. Content may not be reproduced, published, distributed, transmitted, displayed, modified, sold, or broadcast, nor can derivative works be created from any of the content, marks, the Site itself or any of its related software, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of HHF. No title, interest, or right is transferred to you as the result of using the Site, or copying or downloading any information from the Site.

The HHF Logo and any other service names, Seals, or logos on the Site, as well as the appearance and design of the Site, including icons and graphics, are trademarks/service marks, registered trademarks/service marks, and/or trade dress of CharityHHFWatch, or of its third-party licensors. Unauthorized use is prohibited.

Third-Party Links
HHF's Site contains links to third-party web sites for the convenience of its visitors. Additionally, third-parties are permitted to link to the HHF Site unless otherwise notified by HHF. HHF IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PRACTICES OR CONTENT OF ANY OTHER SITES. HHF's Terms of Service apply only to HHF's Site and do not apply to web sites owned or operated by other organizations, companies, or individuals. These third-parties may have their own Terms of Service and we encourage users to read the Terms of Service of any third-party web sites that they visit. HHF does not assume any responsibility or liability for the actions, products, services, or content of these sites and the parties who operate them. Your use of such sites is entirely at your own risk.

Disclaimer of Warranties
The Site is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. HHF makes no guarantee of the accuracy, timeliness, completeness, or results obtained from use of information on its Site.  HHF hereby disclaims all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of performance, merchantability, non-infringement, or fitness for a particular purpose. Use of the Site is at your own risk. Neither HHF, nor any of its officers, directors, employees, contractors, vendors, or agents, shall be liable for any damages of any kind related to your use of the Site.

HHF makes no warranty that the Web Site will be error free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted. HHF is not responsible for technical, software, or hardware failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or garbled, delayed, or incomplete computer transmissions. Changes may be made to the content of the Site, or the services provided on the Site, at any time without notice. In addition, it is up to users of the Site to take precautions to ensure that the information they access and use from this Site is free from such items as viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other items of a destructive nature.

Limitation of Liability
HHF assumes no liability with respect to any subject matter of this agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability, or other legal or equitable theory for (i) any special, incidental, or consequential damages; (ii) the cost of procurement for substitute services; (iii) interruption of use or loss or corruption of data. HHF shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond its reasonable control. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.

You agree, to the fullest extent allowed by applicable law, to indemnify and hold harmless HHF and its officers, directors, employees, contractors, vendors, and agents from and against any and all fees and expenses that may arise from any claims, liabilities, causes of action, obligations, losses, damages, penalties, judgments, taxes, expenses, suits, and actions, including and without limitation to reasonable attorneys fees (whether incurred at trial or on appeal, with or without litigation) and any other costs of any kind, which may be incurred by, imposed upon, or asserted against HHF, in any way relating to or arising out of use of this Site, including but not limited to your violation of the Terms of Service. You expressly waive and release any and all claims and causes of action that you may at any time have against any officers, directors, employees, contractors, vendors, or agents of HHF. Such individuals may not at any time incur any liability to you in connection with any of the indemnified liabilities.

Severability Clause
In the event any provision contained in these Terms of Service is found by any competent authority or court to be invalid, unenforceable, or unlawful in any jurisdiction, such a finding shall not affect the lawfulness, enforceability, or validity of the remainder of these Terms of Service in that jurisdiction, nor shall it affect the lawfulness, validity, or enforceability of these Terms of Service in any other jurisdiction. 

HHF reserves the right, at its sole discretion, and without notice, to modify or replace any part of these Terms of Service at any time. It is your responsibility to check the Terms of Service periodically for changes, which will be noted in a “Change Log” included in this document. Normally we will not notify users when a minor change is made to the terms. If a major change is made, HHF will put a notice on our Web Site at www.hurricaneharvey.com, and/or send an email announcement to users who have provided us with an email address.

These Terms of Service are effective as of August 31, 2017.