Terms of Use

Search For Change, Inc.

Terms and Conditions

      This Search For Change, Inc. (“SfC”) website (“our site” or “this site”) is owned and operated by Search For Change, Inc.. Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using our site. By using this site, you automatically agree to all of these terms of use. Search For Change, Inc. may revise these terms from time to time. If you continue to use our site after we post changes to these terms and conditions, it will mean that you accept those changes.

Use of Materials on this Site

Search For Change, Inc. maintains this site for your personal information, education, and communication. Please feel free to browse our site. All materials on our site, including but not limited to artwork, photographs, graphics, audio clips, video clips, text and trademarks, are the sole property of SfC or its licensors. The exclusive rights to all materials on this site are protected by U.S. and international laws of copyright, trademark and unfair competition.

You may not copy, reproduce, distribute, modify, display, prepare derivative works based on, republish, transmit, repost or otherwise use the content of our site, without prior written authorization from SfC. To request such permission, contact us at info@searchforchange.org. In no event may the SfC trademarks, symbols, artwork or other visual or audio elements be reproduced separately from the textual content associated with them on the site.

Security

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. However, your confidential use of this site cannot be guaranteed by SfC. Search For Change, Inc. shall not be responsible for any harm that you or any person may suffer as the result of a breach of confidentiality with respect to information you transmitted to the site.

Outside Links

Search For Change, Inc. has not reviewed all of the sites linked to this site and is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to this site, whether or not they are affiliated with SfC. Such linked sites are for your convenience only and you access them at your own risk. SfC makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy or functioning of any such link. That another web site is linked to our site does not constitute endorsement by SfC of the owner of the other site, the content of its site, or its products or services.

Privacy

a. Normal website usage: Search For Change, Inc. has a firm commitment to Internet privacy. You can visit most portions of Searchforchange.org(/com) without telling us who you are and without revealing any personal information. The only information we collect from a normal web site visit is the name of your internet service provider, the browser and type of machine you are using, the web site that referred you to us, the pages you request and the date and time you request them. We use this information to generate statistics and measure site activity to improve the usefulness of the site to our visitors.

b. Collection of personally identifiable information: Search For Change, Inc. may collect email addresses and other personally identifiable data about visitors when such data is voluntarily submitted to www.Searchforchange.org(/com). For example, our site uses order forms for visitors to request information, products, and services, or to become a member. Contact information from the order form is used to send orders and information about SfC to our visitors.

c. Search For Change, Inc. makes every effort to ensure the secure collection and transmission of sensitive user information using industry accepted data collection and encryption methodologies.

d. Search For Change, Inc. does not sell or otherwise disclose such user information outside the organization. However, if you become a member of SfC, some information on our membership lists, such as your name and address, may be exchanged with other organizations. Members may opt-out of such membership list exchanges by sending a message to hr@searchforchange.com.

e. Cookies: Like most websites, SfC may place a “cookie,” or small file, in the browser files of a visitor’s computer. We use cookies to save information you give us so you don’t have to re-enter it each time you visit our site. This allows us to personalize the site to your taste and provide the best web experience possible to our visitors.

f. Special Notification with Respect to Children’s Privacy (Users under age of 13). In response to concerns about protecting children’s privacy online, Congress enacted the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (“COPPA”), which sets forth rules and procedures governing the ways in which Web sites may collect, use and disclose any personal information for children under the age of 13.

In accordance with COPPA regulations, we DO NOT:

1. Request or knowingly collect personally identifiable online or offline contact information from users under 13 years of age;

2. Knowingly use or share personal information from users under 13 years of age with third parties;

3. Give children the ability to publicly post or otherwise distribute personally identifiable contact information;

4. Entice children with the prospect of a special game, prize or other activity to divulge more information than is needed to participate in the activity.

Limitations on Search For Change, Inc.’s Liability

The materials on this site are provided solely for educational and promotional purposes. Your use and browsing of this site is at your own risk. The materials could include technical inaccuracies or other errors. They are provided to you “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. SfC does not warrant that the functions contained in searchforchange.org(/com) materials will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that our site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. SfC does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials on our site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. You (and not SfC) assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair or correction. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.

Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall Search For Change, Inc. be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or inability to use, the materials on our site, even if Search For Change, Inc. or a Search For Change, Inc.-authorized representative has 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 may not apply to you. In no event shall SfC’s total liability to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action, including but not limited to negligence, arising out of our in connection with your use of this site, exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing this site.

General Provisions

These terms shall be governed by and construed according to the laws of the state of New York, as they are applied to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within New York. Any claim or cause of action arising out of or relating to these terms shall be barred unless such claim or cause of action is brought within one year after it arises; any such claim or cause of action shall be brought only in the state or federal courts in the District of New York, and you consent to jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating such actions.

Whenever possible, each provision of these terms shall be interpreted in such manner as to be effective and valid under applicable law, but if any provision is deemed prohibited or invalid under applicable law, such provision shall be ineffective to the extent of such prohibition or invalidity without invalidating the remainder of such provision or the remaining provisions of these terms.

This is the entire agreement between us relating to your use of this site. These terms may not be modified by you, in writing or otherwise, unless agreed to in a written document signed by Search For Change, Inc..