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Terms of Use

The purpose of these guidelines is to provide basic information and a code of conduct for your use of the sites operated by Human Spirit Initiative.

Acceptance
This web domain is owned and operated by Human Spirit Initiative, Inc. a California 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. By using the site you signify your acceptance of 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 this site. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to update or revise these Terms of Use at any time and without notice. Any revisions to these terms will be posted here and your continued use of this site following the posting of any changes to the Terms of Use constitutes acceptance of those changes.

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, 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 this site shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in the State of California, 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.

Eligibility
These Terms of Use set forth the terms and conditions which apply to the use by you of this site. The right to use any product or service offered by Human Spirit Initiative is personal to you and is not transferable to any other person or entity.

By using the website and the Service, you represent and warrant that all information you submit is truthful and accurate and that you agree to maintain the accuracy of such information. You further represent and warrant that you are 14 years of age or older and that your use of this site shall not violate any applicable law or regulation. If it is found that you are misrepresenting your age or any other information, Human Spirit Initiative may delete your content without warning. Participation on this site is strictly for your personal use, and you shall not authorize or permit others to use your account. You are solely responsible for all content published or displayed through your account and for any interactions with other contributors.

Use – User Postings – Rights and Limitations
You may use this site for lawful purposes only and you may not add content which is threatening, abusive, defamatory, vulgar, obscene or otherwise objectionable. You may not add content which encourage conduct that constitutes a criminal offense or infringe upon the publicity or privacy rights or any other rights of any person or party. If you engage in any conduct which might, in Human Spirit Initiative’s sole opinion, inhibit or restrict any other user’s enjoyment of Human Spirit Initiative’s products or violate the above restrictions, Human Spirit Initiative may remove your posting and/or cancel your access to these areas. Human Spirit Initiative, in its sole discretion, shall have the right to determine whether content is in violation of these guidelines.

Information provided by other site contributors and commenters may contain inaccurate, inappropriate or offensive material, products or services, and Human Spirit Initiative assumes no responsibility or liability for this material.

Human Spirit Initiative reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject, refuse to post or remove any posting, in part or in whole, (including email) by you, or to restrict your access to all or any part of the website and/or Services at any time, for any or no reason, with or without prior notice, and without liability.

License to HSI
By posting content, you are granting Human Spirit Initiative a royalty free, perpetual, non-exclusive and irrevocable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display any posting by you (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed. You may not post or transmit any material of any nature, including, text, audio, software, animation or photographs, belonging to any person or party other than yourself, without the prior, written consent of such owner. Simply because material is available on the Internet does not mean it is in the public domain, and you will be responsible for any damages resulting from any infringement of copyrights, trademarks, proprietary rights or any other harm resulting from your posting or transmission. Illegal and/or unauthorized use of the site, including collecting user names and/or email addresses of contributors by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email or unauthorized framing of or linking to the site will be investigated. Commercial advertisements, affiliate links, and other forms of solicitation may be removed from content without notice and may result in termination of any privileges. Appropriate legal action will be taken by Human Spirit Initiative for any illegal or unauthorized use of the site.

If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on this site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, you may notify Human Spirit Initiative by writing to legal@human-spirit-initiative.org.

Monitoring
Human Spirit Initiative reserves the right to monitor the content of the site at its discretion, including using the services of independent contractors to perform these functions.

Privacy
Use of the website and/or the Service is also governed by our Privacy Policy.

Proprietary Rights
You acknowledge and agree that all content and materials available on this site are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by Human Spirit Initiative, 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 materials or content. Notwithstanding the above, you may print or download one copy of the materials or content on this site on any single computer for your personal, non-commercial use, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Systematic retrieval of data or other content from this site to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database or directory without written permission from Human Spirit Initiative is prohibited. In addition, use of the content or materials for any purpose not expressly permitted in these Terms of Use is prohibited.

As noted above, reproduction, copying, or redistribution for commercial purposes of any materials or design elements on this site is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of Human Spirit Initiative. Permission is granted only when certain limited criteria are met. For information on requesting such permission, please contact us, using the Contact page.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
ALL MATERIALS, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS 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 NON INFRINGEMENT.

HUMAN SPIRIT INITIATIVE, INC., ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AND ITS LICENSORS DO NOT WARRANT THAT: THE CONTENT IS ACCURATE, RELIABLE OR CORRECT; THAT THIS 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 THIS 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 HUMAN SPIRIT INITIATIVE, INC., ITS SUBSIDIARIES, OR ITS LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS SITE. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER BASIS, EVEN IF HUMAN SPIRIT INITIATIVE, INC. HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, HUMAN SPIRIT INITIATIVE, INC.’S LIABILITY IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Severability and Integration
Unless otherwise specified herein, these Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and Human Spirit Initiative with respect to this site and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals (whether oral, written, or electronic) between you and Human Spirit Initiative with respect to this site. If any part of these Terms of Use are 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.