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By using this site (the “Site”), you signify your agreement to all terms, conditions, and notices contained or referenced herein (the “Terms of Use”). If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please do not use the Site. YouthBuild USA, Inc. (“YouthBuild USA”) reserves the right, in its discretion, to update or revise these Terms of Use. Please check periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of any changes to the Terms of Use constitutes acceptance of those changes.

GENERAL
You may not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use, or to solicit the performance of any illegal activity or other activity which infringes the rights of YouthBuild USA or others. Without limiting the foregoing, you may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion of the Site or any other systems or networks connected to the Site by hacking or any other illegitimate means.

Additional terms and conditions may apply to specific portions of the Site, which terms are made a part of these Terms of Use by reference. You agree to abide by such other terms and conditions. If there is a conflict between these Terms of Use and the terms posted for or applicable to a specific portion of the Site, the latter terms shall control with respect to your use of that portion of the Site.

THIRD PARTY SITES
The Site may link you to other web sites on the Internet. These other web sites are not under the control of YouthBuild USA, and you acknowledge that YouthBuild USA is not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of the content of such sites. The inclusion of such a link does not imply endorsement of the site by YouthBuild USA or any association with its operators.

PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
You acknowledge and agree that the content and materials available on the Site are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks or other proprietary rights and laws. Unless broader or narrower rights are specified with respect to particular content or materials, YouthBuild USA grants you a non-exclusive license to download, print and make up to twenty-five (25) copies of the content and materials available on the Site (excluding third party content) solely for your personal, non-commercial use or for educational purposes, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Except as set forth in the preceding sentence or as authorized in writing by YouthBuild USA, you agree not to sell, license, rent, modify, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit, or create derivative works from such content or materials. Use of the content or materials for any purpose not expressly permitted in these Terms of Use is prohibited. If you have any questions about the license granted herein or if you would like to request additional rights, please write to info@youthbuild.org.

LINKING TO THE SITE
Generally, YouthBuild USA does not mind if you have a text link from your web site to the Site. However, you may not frame the Site or incorporate pieces of it into a different web site or product. Further, you may not link to the Site if you create or post any illegal, obscene or offensive content, or if the link in any way has a negative impact on our reputation.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
ALL MATERIALS, INFORMATION AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE (THE “CONTENT”) ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” FOR YOUR USE. THE CONTENT IS PROVIDED WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NONINFRINGEMENT. YouthBuild USA DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE CONTENT IS ACCURATE, RELIABLE OR CORRECT; THAT THE SITE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION; THAT ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR THAT THE CONTENT IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS SOLELY AT YOUR RISK. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT PERMIT THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES, THESE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL SFC BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER BASIS, EVEN IF SFC HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, YouthBuild USA’S LIABILITY IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

INDEMNIFICATION
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless YouthBuild USA, and its employees, contractors, officers and directors from all liabilities, claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, that arise from your use or misuse of the Site. YouthBuild USA reserves the right, at it own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with YouthBuild USA in asserting any available defenses.

INTERNATIONAL USE
YouthBuild USA makes no representation that materials on the Site are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States, and accessing them is prohibited in territories where viewing or downloading their content is in violation of local law. Those who choose to access the Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on the Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide the following information to YouthBuild USA:

• an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
• a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
• a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site;
• your address, telephone number and email address;
• a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
• a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

Please send such notice to:

YouthBuild USA
58 Day Street
P.O. Box 440322
Somerville, MA 02144
(617) 623-9900
webmaster@youthbuild.org

CHOICE OF LAW AND FORUM
These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, excluding its conflicts of law rules. You expressly agree that the exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or action arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use or your use of the Site shall be the state or federal courts located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and you further agree and submit to the exercise of personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating any such claim or action.

SEVERABILITY AND INTEGRATION
Unless otherwise specified herein, these Terms of Use, together with the Privacy Policy, constitute the entire agreement between you and YouthBuild USA with respect to the Site and supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals (whether oral, written, or electronic) between you and YouthBuild USA with respect to the Site. If any part of these Terms of Use is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.

TERMINATION
YouthBuild USA reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to all or part of the Site, with or without notice.