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The Protected Materials of HOPE or its affiliated organizations, the intellectual property identified thereon, including their names, trademarks, service marks and logos appearing on this Web site may not be used in any advertising or publicity, or otherwise, including to indicate Operation HOPE’s sponsorship of or affiliation with any product or service, without Operation HOPE’s prior express written permission.
Although the Operation HOPE web site includes links providing direct access to other Internet sites, Operation HOPE takes no responsibility for the content or information or other matter contained on those other sites. HOPE does not have any editorial input to or control over those other sites.
Operation HOPE is providing information and services on the Internet as a benefit and service in furtherance of Operation HOPE’s not-for-profit and tax-exempt status. Operation HOPE makes no representations about the accuracy or suitability of information or services or the Protected Materials for any purpose.
Operation HOPE respects the privacy of visitors to operationhope.org. E-mail addresses and other volunteered information are kept confidential. As with all web sites, operationhope.org logs certain information from each visitor such as which files are being accessed and the time of day. This information is used to help measure traffic to different parts of our web site, improve our content and prevent malicious activity. “Cookies” are used as part of this process.
Use of Website.
You understand and agree that temporary interruptions of the services available through the site may occur as normal events. You further understand and agree that we have no control over third-party networks you may access in the course of the use of the site, and therefore, delays and disruption of other network transmissions are completely beyond our control.
Intellectual Property Rights.
All content contained on the website and the Operation HOPE referenced or included within this site, unless otherwise indicated, are protected by law, including, but not limited to, United States copyright and trademark laws, as well as other state, national and international laws and regulations. Unlawful copying or use of Operation HOPE’s intellectual property and intellectual property rights it owns or licenses will be considered infringement. Operation HOPE is the owner and licensee of the various trademarks and logos on the Website. You may not copy, post, modify, distribute, or reproduce any such intellectual property in any way. In addition, to the extent the Website references, mentions or links to any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information belonging to third parties, you may not copy, post, modify, distribute, or reproduce any such intellectual property without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights.
Disclaimer of Warranties.
THE CONTENT AND OTHER INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THIS WEBSITE HAVE BEEN PREPARED AND PROVIDED TO YOU FOR GENERAL INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY. ALTHOUGH WE STRIVE TO PROVIDE YOU WITH ACCURATE INFORMATION, THE CONTENT ON THIS WEBSITE MAY INCLUDE TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS, INACCURACIES OR OTHER MISTAKES. ALL MATERIALS AND SERVICES ON THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR THE WARRANTY OF NON-INFRINGEMENT. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT (A) THE SERVICES AND MATERIALS WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (B) THE SERVICES AND MATERIALS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (C) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICES OR MATERIALS WILL BE EFFECTIVE, ACCURATE, OR RELIABLE, OR (D) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR INFORMATION OBTAINED BY YOU FROM THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS OR BE FREE FROM MISTAKES, ERRORS OR DEFECTS. WE ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE TIMELINESS, DELETION, MISDELIVERY OR FAILURE TO STORE ANY USER COMMUNICATIONS OR PERSONALIZATION SETTINGS. THE USE OF THE SERVICES OR THE DOWNLOADING OR OTHER ACQUISITION OF ANY MATERIALS THROUGH THIS SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK.
Limitation on Liability.
IN NO EVENT SHALL WE NOR OUR AFFILIATES BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THOSE RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER OR NOT WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, AND WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER THEORY OF LIABILITY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THE WEBSITE OR OF ANY WEBSITE REFERENCED OR LINKED FROM THE SITE. FURTHER, NEITHER WE NOR OUR AFFILIATES SHALL BE LIABLE IN ANY WAY FOR THIRD-PARTY GOODS AND SERVICES OFFERED THROUGH THE SITE. SOME JURISDICTIONS PROHIBIT THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Although the Website may be accessible worldwide, we make no representation that Content on this site are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access the Website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws. Any offer for any product, service and/or information made in connection with this Website is void where prohibited.
U.S. Export Controls.
To the extent any software is available in connection with the Services (“Software”), it is further subject to United States export controls. No Software may be downloaded from the Services or otherwise exported or re-exported in violation of U.S. export laws. By downloading or using the Software, you represent and warrant that such download or use is not in violation of any such law. Disputes. If there is any dispute about or involving the Services, you agree that the dispute shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to conflict of law provisions and you agree to personal jurisdiction by and venue in the state and federal courts of the State of California. Either Operation HOPE or you may demand that any dispute between Operation HOPE and you arising out of this Agreement must be settled by arbitration utilizing the dispute resolution procedures of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) in California.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Operation HOPE harmless from any loss, liability, claim, damages or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Website, Content or Services in violation of this Agreement and/or arising from a breach of this Agreement and/or if any Content that you post on the Website or through the Services causes Operation HOPE to be liable to another.