1. General Information
We may revise the Agreement in our sole discretion at any time. Any changes will be effective upon posting on the Site. You are responsible for reviewing any such changes and your continued use of the Site after they are posted will constitute your acceptance of the Agreement as amended.
If you have questions about the Agreement, please email us at [email protected], or contact us at:
120 Wall Street, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10005
2. Accessing the Site
We reserve the right to change or eliminate the Site, and any service or material we provide on the Site, in our sole discretion and without notice. We also may combine or consolidate the Site, or portions thereof, with other Catalyst websites (including by integrating information you provide through this Site into our other websites and user directories).
From time to time, we may limit or restrict access to some parts of the Site, or to the entire Site, to certain users. Additionally, in order to view or use certain content on the Site or to post User Contributions (as defined below), you may be required to submit certain information (such as your name and contact information). All information you provide to us for these purposes must be true, correct, accurate and complete.
3. Intellectual Property Right
The Site, its features and its contents provided by us, or by others on our behalf, are owned by us, our affiliates or our licensors, as may be applicable, and are protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws. We or our affiliates or licensors also own all rights in the names, trade names, logos, and designs appearing on the Site (collectively, “Trademarks”). You may not use the Trademarks in any way.
Subject to your compliance with the Agreement, and except as otherwise expressly authorized in the Agreement or on the Site, you are permitted to use the Site only for your personal, non-commercial use. Except as authorized by the Agreement or on the Site, you may not copy, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, transmit, store, distribute, or otherwise use the Site or its contents in any way.
4. User Contributions
The Site contains interactive features that may allow you to post, submit, publish, display or transmit content or materials, such as videos, to other users or on the Site (“User Contributions”).
You are responsible for, and assume all liability associated with, your User Contributions. You represent and warrant that you own or have all the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to post any User Contributions to the Site and to grant us the license in Section 5 of these Terms.
We ask that you respect the intellectual property and other rights of other users in their User Contributions.
5. License to Your Information or Material
We do not claim ownership of any information or material in your User Contributions or that you may otherwise provide to us on or through the Site. With respect to all such information and material, you hereby grant to Catalyst a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and non-exclusive right (and you waive any moral rights) and license (including the right to sublicense) to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, and display such User Contributions anywhere, for any purpose, whether commercial or not, and in any form, media, or technology, whether now known or later developed. You will be entitled to no compensation for any use by us or our sublicensees of your User Contributions.
6. Content Standards
Your User Contributions must comply with all applicable U.S. federal, state and local and all non-U.S. laws and regulations. Without limiting the foregoing, you may not post any User Contributions that contain any material that (i) defames, threatens, harasses, abuses or slanders any person; (ii) invades or infringes any person’s rights of privacy or publicity; (iii) violates copyrights or any other intellectual property rights; (iv) is discriminatory, sexually explicit , obscene or otherwise objectionable or encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violates any law; (v) constitutes advertisements; (vi) solicits any business, products or services; or (vii) is intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any data or information on the Site.
You agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations in using the Site. If information about other users is accessible to you through the Site, under no circumstances may you harvest, collect, or share such information, including email addresses, without their consent or solicit other users for employment.
8. Content Monitoring and Removal; Termination
We are under no obligation to use or display on the Site any of your User Contributions. If features made available on this Site allow you to post materials (including User Contributions) directly to the Site, we may not review all such materials prior to their posting. Furthermore, we may, in our sole discretion, remove from or decline to display on the Site any such materials for any or no reason. We may also terminate your access to all or part of the Site for any or no reason, including, without limitation, any violation of the Agreement.
9. DMCA Notice
We will respond to notices alleging copyright infringement committed on or through the Site that are compliant with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”). If you believe in good faith that your copyrighted work has been reproduced on the Site without authorization in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please notify the Site’s designated Copyright Agent below. If you believe that your User Contribution was removed (or to which access was disabled) pursuant to a DMCA notice but that such User Contribution is not infringing, you may send a counter-notice to the Copyright Agent. Your notice or counter-notice must comply with the detailed requirements set forth in the DMCA. We encourage you to review them (see 17 U.S.C. §§ 512(c)(3) and 512(g)(3)). Further, if a user of the Site is deemed to be a repeat infringer, we will, under appropriate circumstances and at our discretion, terminate such user’s ability to post User Contributions to the Site.
120 Wall Street, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Phone: (212) 514-7600
Email: [email protected]
Links To and From This Site
You may link to the Site’s homepage, provided you do so in a way that is appropriate and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. Under no circumstances may you establish a link in such a way that suggests any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
10. Disclaimers of Warranties
WE PROVIDE THE SITE AND ALL CONTENT ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND (EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE), INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, WE (INCLUDING OUR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, AND OTHER REPRESENTATIVES) DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT ( I ) THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR WILL BE ERROR-FREE; ( II ) THE SITE WILL BE ALWAYS AVAILABLE OR WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ACCESSIBLE, TIMELY OR SECURE; ( III ) WE WILL CORRECT ANY DEFECTS, OR THAT THE SITE WILL BE FREE FROM VIRUSES, “WORMS,” “TROJAN HORSES,” OR OTHER HARMFUL CODES; ( IV ) THE CONTENT OR ANY INFORMATION OTHERWISE ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE SITE IS ACCURATE OR RELIABLE; AND ( V ) THE CONTENT OR ANY INFORMATION OTHERWISE ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE SITE DOES NOT INFRINGE ANY THIRD-PARTY RIGHTS.
WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY, AND ANY AND ALL OBLIGATIONS, LIABILITIES, RIGHTS, CLAIMS OR REMEDIES BASED ON ANY LEGAL THEORY ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT, WHETHER OR NOT ARISING FROM OUR NEGLIGENCE (ACTIVE, PASSIVE OR IMPUTED), AND YOU WAIVE AND RELEASE US THEREFROM. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOUR RELIANCE ON ANY CONTENT OR ANY INFORMATION OTHERWISE ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.
Any User Contributions or other content provided by users or other persons are solely the opinions and responsibility of the person or entity submitting them and do not necessarily reflect our views.
11. Limitation of Liability
WE (INCLUDING OUR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, AND OTHER REPRESENTATIVES) WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS, USE, OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION, OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, OR SYSTEM FAILURE.
You agree to indemnify and hold us, our affiliates and licensors (including each such party’s officers, directors, employees, agents, and other representatives) harmless from all liabilities, claims, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses) resulting from (i) your breach of the Agreement or (ii) your use of the Site and its contents.
All donations made through the Site (or through any third-party website that is collecting donations on our behalf) are made to Catalyst Inc., an Ohio nonprofit corporation that is exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, to be used for purposes that further our mission.
Information That Is Collected About You and How We Collect It
We collect, or third parties may collect on our behalf, information that identifies you or can be used to contact you (“Personally Identifiable Information”)—such as your name, email address, country, gender, employer or other organization with which you are affiliated, credit card information and, in some cases, information contained in your User Contributions (as defined below)—only if you voluntarily provide it. Such information may be gathered when, for example, you sign up for our email updates, donate to Catalyst, Inc. through the Site, or post videos or other content to the Site.
We may also use web beacons, cookies or other tracking technologies to collect information about your usage of the Site, such as your browser information, the frequency of your visits, information about how you arrived at and navigate through the Site, and other similar data.
How We Use Your Information
Personally Identifiable Information. We use Personally Identifiable Information for our organizational purposes, such as to provide and improve the Site and communicate with you about the Site or about Catalyst. Additionally, we may share Personally Identifiable Information with our affiliates, other businesses and individuals performing functions on our behalf (such as credit-card processing and market-research assistance), governmental authorities (only in accordance with subpoenas, court orders, or other legal processes (such disclosure may be done without notice to you), and, if you consent, for other purposes.
Site Usage Information. We may also use information we collect about your usage of the Site to improve the Site, to analyze Site usage (such as identifying the areas of the Site that are the most popular), to recognize you when you return to the Site, to customize the Site according to your individual use or preferences, and for other similar purposes.
Information Collected Generally. We may use any information you provide through this Site, or that we collect about your usage of the Site, in connection with other Catalyst websites, projects and purposes. Additionally, we may incorporate (in a non-personally identifiable fashion) information you provide to us through the Site into materials or content that we create and distribute (such as reports and marketing materials). We will not use your name in such materials without your consent. If you make a donation to Catalyst, we may publish your name on the Site, other Catalyst websites or in Catalyst materials, unless you request otherwise when making your donation or by contacting us at the contact information provided below.
Visibility of User Contributions
The Site contains features that may allow you to post, submit, publish, display or transmit any content or materials, such as videos (“User Contributions”), to other users or to portions of the Site. Such User Contributions may be visible to others. We cannot ensure the security of any such information or that persons who have access to such information will not make it public. Please exercise caution when deciding to disclose personal information.
Accessing and Correcting Your Information
The Site incorporates reasonable safeguards to protect the security and privacy of the Personally Identifiable Information that you provide, and we use reasonable precautions to protect such information from loss or misuse. Information transmitted over the Internet, however, may not be secure and, when you provide information to us through the Site, you do so at your own risk.
Changes to Our Policy
You may contact us at the e-mail address, mailing address or phone number below:
120 Wall Street, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10005