TERMS & CONDITIONS

This Terms of Use Agreement (this "Agreement"), states the terms and conditions under which you may use this web site (the "Site").  Please read this Agreement carefully.  This Site contains various information relating to the National Council of Nonprofits, Inc. ("the Council of Nonprofits" or "We") in the form of text, graphics, news, reports, and other materials (tangible or intangible) ("Content").  By accessing, browsing and/or using this Site you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be legally bound by this Agreement.  If you do not accept this Agreement (and therefore do not agree to by bound by this Agreement), do not use this Site. We reserve the right to amend this Agreement at any time by posting the amended terms on our Site.   

For permission to use content from this website or from a newsletter authored and distributed by the Council of Nonprofits, request written permission and provide full attribution. Permission should be requested by contacting People of Color Hall of Fame organization . Attribution for website content should be given as follows: "Reprinted with permission from the National Council of Nonprofits." Attribution for newsletter content should be given as follows: "This article reprinted with permission from Nonprofit Knowledge (or Advocacy) Matters, a publication of the National Council of Nonprofits."

THE CONTENT PROVIDED ON THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED AS A SERVICE TO MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC. INFORMATION PRESENTED ON THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.  NO INFORMATION PRESENTED ON THIS WEBSITE CONSTITUTES LEGAL ADVICE, NOR DOES IT CREATE AN ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF NONPROFITS AND ANY OTHER PARTY. 

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THIS SITE AND THE CONTENT THEREIN ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS.  NONE OF THE COUNCIL OF NONPROFITS, ANY OF ITS MEMBERS, AFFILIATES OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS (COLLECTIVELY THE "THE COUNCIL OF NONPROFITS PARTIES") GUARANTEES THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR USEFULNESS OF ANY OF THE CONTENT. 

NONE OF THE COUNCIL OF NONPROFITS PARTIES WARRANTS THAT THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE OR THAT THIS SITE, ITS SERVER OR ANY FILES AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOADING THROUGH THIS SITES ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL ELEMENTS.  YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THIS SITE AND THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE CONTENT IS ASSUMED SOLELY BY YOU. 

NONE OF THE COUNCIL OF NONPROFITS PARTIES MAKES ANY, AND HEREBY SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY, REPRESENTATIONS, ENDORSEMENTS, GUARANTEES, OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THIS SITE OR ANY CONTENT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANT ABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD-PARTY RIGHTS.  WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, ALL OF THE COUNCIL OF NONPROFITS PARTIES DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO ANY RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY OF THE COUNCIL OF NONPROFITS PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY YOUR RELIANCE ON INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE CONTENT ON THE WEB SITE.  IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION OR ANY CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEB SITE.

IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY OF THE COUNCIL OF NONPROFITS PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE CONTENT, SERVICE, OR THIS AGREEMENT, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY.

BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS  DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR NEGLIGENCE, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS THE COUNCIL OF NONPROFITS  PARTIES' LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THIS SITE IS TO STOP USING THIS SITE.

                                                                                               

As a convenience to you, this Site may periodically provide links to third party websites through links available on this Site including websites of entities that are affiliated with the National Council of Nonprofits ("Third-Party Sites") where we feel it is appropriate. Lists of links are not complete lists of relevant and/or useful internet resources.  Our decision to link to a Third-Party Site is not an endorsement of the content in that linked Third Party Site. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENT OF ANY THIRD PARTY WEB SITE, NOR DO WE MAKE ANY WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE CONTENT (OR THE ACCURACY, CROSSCURRENTS, OR COMPLETENESS OF SUCH CONTENT) ON ANY THIRD PARTY WEB SITES, AND THE COUNCIL OF NONPROFITS SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER IN RELATION TO ANY OF THE FOREGOING.

Elements of this Site are protected by trade dress, trademark, unfair competition, and other state and federal laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part by any means, including but not limited to, the use of framing or mirrors.  None of the Content for our Site may be re-transmitted without the express written consent of the Council of Nonprofits. 

The designated agent to receive notification of claimed infringement under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act is Tim Delaney, President and CEO, National Council of Nonprofits Texas. 

                                                                                                      PRIVACY POLICY  

YOUR INFORMATION WILL NOT BE SHARED WHAT SO EVER. The designated agent to receive notification of claimed infringement under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act is People of Color Hall of Fame, President and CEO, National Council of Nonprofits. 

Your privacy is important to you and to us. So, we will protect the information you share with us. To protect your privacy, People of Color Hall of Fame follows different principles in accordance with worldwide practices for customer privacy and data protection.

We will not sell or give away your name, The Internet is an amazing tool. It has the power to change the way we live, and we are starting to see that potential today. With only a few mouse-clicks, you can follow the news, look up facts, buy goods and services, and communicate with others from around the world. It is important to People of Color Hall of Fame to help visitors to our web site retain their privacy when they take advantage of all the Internet has to offer. We believe your business is no one else's.mail address, phone number, email address or any other information to anyone. We will use state-of-the-art security measures to protect your information from unauthorized users. We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you. Generally, this information is requested when you create a Registration ID on the site or when you download free software, enter a contest, order email newsletters, or join a limited-access premium site. We use your Personal Information for four primary purposes: 

  • To make the site easier for you to use by not having to enter information more than once. 

  • To help you quickly find software, services, or information. 

  • To help us create content most relevant to you. 

  • To alert you to news events, law changes, updated information and calls for action as well as special events related to the work of People of Color Hall of Fame.

  • CONSENT

  • If you choose not to register or provide personal information, you can still use most of our website. But you will not be able to access areas that require registration. 

  • If you decide to register, you will be able to select the kinds of information you want to receive from us by subscribing to various services, like our electronic newsletters. If you do not want us to communicate with you about other matters regarding People of Color Hall of Fame programs, events, or services by email, postal mail, or telephone, you may select the option stating that you do not wish to receive certain types of messages from People of Color Hall of Fame. 

  • ACCESS

  • We will provide you with the means to ensure that your personal information is correct and current. You may review and update this information at any time at the Visitor Center. There, you can: 

  • View and edit personal information you have already given us. 

  • Tell us whether you want us to send you relevant information, or whether you want third parties to send you their offers by postal mail. 

  • Sign up for electronic newsletters about our services and events. 

  • Register. Once you register, you won't need to do it again. Wherever you go on our website, your information stays with you. 

  • SECURITY

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  • People of Color Hall of Fame has taken strong measures to protect the security of your personal information and to ensure that your choices for its intended use are honored. We take strong precautions to protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction. 

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  • We guarantee your e-commerce transactions to be 100% safe and secure. When you place orders, make donations, or access restricted information, you are utilizing secure server software SSL, which encrypts your personal information before it's sent over the Internet. SSL is one of the safest encryption technologies available.

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  • In addition, your transactions are guaranteed under the Fair Credit Billing Act. This Act states that your bank cannot hold you liable for more than $50.00 in fraudulent credit card charges. If your bank does hold you liable for $50.00 or less, we'll cover your liability provided the unauthorized, fraudulent use of your credit card resulted through no fault of your own and from donations made to us over our secure server. In the event of unauthorized use of your credit card, you must notify your credit card provider in accordance with its reporting rules and procedures.

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  • People of Color Hall of Fame strictly protects the security of your personal information and honors your choices for its intended use. We carefully protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction. 

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  • Your personal information is never shared outside our organization without your permission, except under conditions explained above. Inside the organization, data is stored in password-controlled servers with limited access. Your information may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country where People of Color Hall of Fame is located or offers services and/or participates in justice related matters.

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  • You also have a significant role in protecting your information. No one can see or edit your personal information without knowing your username and password, so do not share these with others.

  • NOTICE TO PARENTS

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  • Parents or guardians: we want to help you guard your children's privacy. We encourage you to talk to your children about safe and responsible use of their Personal Information while using the Internet. 

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  • The People of Color Hall of Fame site does not publish content that is targeted to children.  However, we do publish information and photos and videos which contain violence, offensive words and other substance which might be disturbing to children.

  • ENFORCEMENT

  • If for some reason you believe People of Color Hall of Fame has not adhered to these principles, please notify us by email at privacy@email.com, and we will do our best to determine and correct the problem promptly. Be certain the words Privacy Policy are in the Subject line. 

  • SUPPORTERS PROFILES

  • As mentioned above, every registered supporter has a unique personal profile. Each profile is assigned a unique personal identification number, which helps us ensure that only you can access your profile.

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  • When you register, we create your profile, assign a personal identification number, then send this personal identification number back to your hard drive in the form of a cookie, which is an exceedingly small bit of code. This code is uniquely yours. It is your passport to seamless travel across our website, allowing you to download free software, order free newsletters, and visit premium sites without having to fill out registration forms with information you have already provided. Even if you switch computers, you will not have to re-register – just use your Registration ID to identify yourself. 

  • WHAT WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION YOU SHARE

  • When you join us, you provide us with your contact information, including your email address. We use this information to send you updates about our programs, services, and events, questionnaires to measure your satisfaction with our service and announcements about new and exciting services that we offer. When you donate to us, we ask for your credit card number and billing address. We use this information only to accept your donation. For your convenience, we do save billing information in case you want to donate to us again, but we do not use this information again without your permission.

  • People of Color Hall of Fame will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on People of Color Hall of Fame or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of People of Color Hall of Fame and its family of Websites, and, (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users and supporters of People of Color Hall of Fame, its Websites, or the public.

The Council of Nonprofits reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to restrict, suspend, or terminate this Agreement and your access to all or any part of our Site or the Content, at any time and for any reason without prior notice or liability. The Council of Nonprofits reserves the right to change, suspend, or discontinue all or any part of this Site or the content at any time without prior notice or liability.

This Site is based in Texas, The Council of Nonprofits makes no claims concerning whether the Content may be downloaded or are appropriate for use outside of the United States.  If you access this Site from outside of the United States, you are solely responsible for ensuring compliance with the laws of your specific jurisdiction. 

In the event that any portion of the Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the invalid or unenforceable portion shall be construed in accordance with the applicable law as nearly as possible to reflect the original intentions of the parties, and the remainder of the Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.  The paragraph headings herein are provided only for reference and shall have no effect on the construction or interpretation of the Agreement. The Council of Nonprofits' failure to enforce your strict performance of any provision of this Agreement will not constitute a waiver of its right to subsequently enforce such provision or any other provision of this Agreement.  Neither the course of conduct between parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any provision of the Agreement. The Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas, except with regard to its conflicts of law rules.  Any action relating to the Content, Site or this Agreement must be brought in the federal or state courts located in Texas, and you hereby irrevocably consent to the jurisdiction of such courts.  Any cause of action you may have with respect to the Content, Site or this Agreement must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arose, or be barred. This Agreement contains the entire agreement of the parties for this Site and supersedes all existing agreements and all other oral, written or other communication between the parties concerning its subject matter. You agree to use the Content and Site only for lawful purposes. You are prohibited from any use of the Content or Site that would constitute an illegal offense, give rise to liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law or regulation.