We value YOU. We are so glad you want to be a part of Leadworthy and a part of doing great things in our country and your world. If there were ever a time we needed young people to rise up and do great things, its now! We apologize in advance that we're required to publish such a lengthy Terms and Use Agreement. We can sum up who you are to us very succinctly: We are FOR you and you are the FUTURE.
By using the Platform, you agree to the LeadWorthy Challenge available at http://LeadWorthy.org/challenge and to adhere to these terms and agree that you understanding your personal information or other information provided to LeadWorthy and the Platform ("Private Information") may be used by LeadWorthy or the contractors providing the Platform to you. Thus, these Terms are an agreement between you and LeadWorthy and your use of the Platform constitutes an acceptance of this agreement to be bound by these terms.
LeadWorthy reserves the right to modify these terms without notice. If you do not agree to these terms, you cannot use the Platform. LeadWorthy may, from time-to-time, update these terms without notice. The most recent terms are located at http://LeadWorthy.org/#terms. You should revisit this page occasionally to review the terms and conditions. These Terms should be considered to be subject to the laws and jurisdiction of the State of Texas. Use of the Platform constitutes acknowledgement and acceptance of the Terms and the right to modify such Terms without additional notice.
Third Party Entities Providing the Platform and Third Party Privacy Policies
The current Lithium privacy policies related to the Platform are located at: https://klout.com/corp/privacy.
The current Google Analytics privacy policies are located at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.
There may also be Platform products and services that have posted rules and regulations. These rules and regulations, when they appear, should be considered to be part of these terms and conditions insofar as they do not conflict with the same.
The content, arrangement and layout of the Platform, including, but not limited to, the trademarks, service marks, package designs, text, art work, graphics, images, buttons, screen shots, music, digitally downloadable files, other content, and the compilation of the foregoing content are the property of LeadWorthy, Lithium, or properly licensed by LeadWorthy or Lithium for use, and are protected from copying, imitation, communication, or simulation under domestic and international laws and are not to be reproduced, communicated, displayed, distributed, or transmitted without the express written permission of LeadWorthy or Lithium.
The Platform may also contain references to other company brand and product names. These company brand and product names are used herein for identification purposes only and may be the trademarks of their respective owners. The images of people or places displayed, forms, structures, and graphics displayed or found within the Platform are either the property of Platform, or used with permission. The Platform may be, but is not necessarily sponsored by or affiliated with any of owners of the other company brand and product name appearing on the Platform, and makes no representations about them, their owners, their products or services.
Any unauthorized use of the materials, structure, sequence, arrangement, or design of the Platform, or trademarks, service marks, or trade dress found within the Platform may violate civil or criminal laws, including, but not limited to, copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes. By visiting the Platform you understand and acknowledge that you do not acquire or obtain by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use or make additional copies of any materials or information displayed on the Platform. You agree not to display or use any Content or third party content located on the Platform in any publications, in public performances, for any commercial purpose, in any other manner that is likely to cause confusion among consumers, that disparages or discredits the Platform, or its licensors, that dilutes the strength of Platform or its licensor's property, or that otherwise infringes the rights of anyone, including LeadWorthy's intellectual property rights or its licensor's intellectual property rights.
You understand and agree that you have no ownership rights in your Platform account. LeadWorthy may cancel your account and delete all content associated with your account at any time, and without notice, if we deem that you have violated these Terms, or for any other reason. LeadWorthy assumes no liability for any information removed from our site for violating these terms.
Security of User Name and Passwords
Platform accounts are protected by username and passwords. You agree to keep your password secure and not to disclose it to anyone. You also agree not to solicit or use another member's account and password. You are solely responsible for any and all use of your account. LeadWorthy will use its reasonable best efforts to limit and prevent access to any administrative functions or instances of Lithium to authorized LeadWorthy employees or agents.
Appropriate Use of the Platform
By using the Platform, you agree to the appropriate use of the platform as found in the LeadWorthy Challenge available at http://LeadWorthy.org/challenge.
Remember that the Platform is a forum that may allow other individuals to see your content and information. You are prohibited from posting or entering any sensitive personal information on the Platform.
Failure to follow the above guidelines may result in termination of your Platform account, referral to disciplinary or legal authorities, and any other action that LeadWorthy deems merited. Failure to act by LeadWorthy does not excuse your breach of these Terms or imply that LeadWorthy approves of our condones any improper actions.
Other improper actions may include but are not limited to:
- Create, upload, transmit or make available in any way any material that harms children in any way.
- Solicit personal information from any other use of the Platform.
- Create, upload, transmit or make available in any way any text, messages, images, or files that are derogatory, defamatory, abusive, threatening, vulgar, obscene, bigoted, hateful, racially offensive, insulting or that violates any person's privacy (including but not limited to posting pictures, full names, E-mail addresses, addresses, or phone numbers).
- Use Platform services to transmit junk mail, chain letters, unsolicited mass e-mail, spam, or comment spam.
- Post information that you know is false, misleading, or that promotes illegal activity.
- Use Platform to promote any products or services (whether for profit or not for profit), or solicit others for commercial products or services of any kind.
- Impersonate any person or misrepresent yourself or your association with any person or group.
- Create, upload, transmit or make available in any way any content that violates any third party's legal rights, or any domestic or international law or regulation.
- Upload, transmit, or make available in any way any content that you do not have the right to transmit under any law, contract, or fiduciary agreement.
- Create, upload, transmit or make available in any way any files, computer codes, or software programs that contain software viruses or any other type of harmful material that is intended to disrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of computer or network hardware or software products or services.
- Interfere, disrupt, or create an undue burden on any network services provided by the Platform or Lithium.
LeadWorthy reserves the right to remove any material or cancel the account of any person we determine violates any of these terms. We also reserve the right to turn over to law enforcement personnel any content created, uploaded, transmitted, distributed or made available in any way on the Platform that we deem may be in violation of these terms or any applicable law. Furthermore, we reserve the right to prosecute fraudulent orders. Failure to act by LeadWorthy does not excuse your breach of these Terms or imply that LeadWorthy approves of our condones any improper actions.
Children Under 13 Years of Age
LeadWorthy does not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 and in fact explicitly disallows children under 13 from signing up for the Platform. If a child under 13 submits personal information to the Platform and we have actual knowledge that the personal information is the information of a child under 13, we will attempt to delete the information as soon as reasonably possible. It is our policy to comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 and all other applicable laws. Therefore we restrict our Platform to persons over the age of 13 years.
DMCA Safe Harbor
If you believe that content on Platform infringes upon your intellectual property rights, please contact our designated agent at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail at [LeadWorthy ATTN: DMCA 1199 Haywood Drive, College Station, TX 77845]. In your correspondence, you must include your name, the work you believe has been infringed along with any relevant registration numbers, identification of the work on Platform that you believe infringes your work, your contact information, confirmation that you have a good faith belief that the material you are concerned about was not authorized by the rights owner, confirmation that the information you are submitting to us is accurate and under penalty of perjury you are authorized to act on behalf of the rights holder, and your signature. Our agent information is provided pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C.A. § 512(c)(2). Our designated agent will respond only to these trademark or copyright issues; for general questions please e-mail email@example.com.
LeadWorthy does not claim ownership of content you create, upload, transmit or make available in any way on the Platform. By posting content on the Platform you grant LeadWorthy a nonexclusive, fully-paid, royalty-free worldwide license to copy, use, translate, modify, adapt, store, and reproduce the content for the purposes of displaying, publishing, distributing, and transmitting the content on the Platform and affiliated sites and for all other purposes LeadWorthy deems necessary to carry out the mission of the Platform and LeadWorthy. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you understand and acknowledge that LeadWorthy or its vendor Lithium owns the servers on which your content resides, and you own no protectable rights in and to those servers, your user account, or any data Platform data stored on these servers. Should your account be terminated, you will not be given back any content you uploaded to the Platform, nor will you be given access to those materials.
Furthermore, you agree that you will not post any content that infringes on any copyright, privacy or publicity right, patent, trademark, trade secret, or any other proprietary right of any party. You may not use, copy, transmit, publish, distribute, modify, broadcast, or sell any content published on the Platform that was not created by you without proper licensing or permission.
Moderation and Your Third Party Content
You acknowledge that LeadWorthy is not required to prescreen content but that LeadWorthy and its designees have the right (but not the obligation) to remove or refuse to remove any content on the Platform that LeadWorthy deems to not comply with these Terms or other applicable laws or regulations. You agree to that you will be solely responsible for all risks associated with the use of this content, including the accuracy, completeness or useful of this content. You further agree that you are the publisher of all content and LeadWorthy is acting as an intermediary for your content to be utilized in your interaction with and benefit from the Platform.
LeadWorthy gathers several types of information when you access the Platform. Remember that third-party sites or services linked or incorporated into the Site may collect additional or different information subject to the privacy policies of those third-party sites or services. Lithium is one such third-party service that will have access to your information.
LeadWorthy will make its best efforts to protect your information. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions. Your information will be used in the following ways:
- Data collection for developing and improving curriculum for course leaders
- Demographic information for event and venue research
In addition, information may include but is not limited to IP addresses, user agent information, date/time of access information, logs, Lithium based user information, web beacons, cookies, tracking information, email and online form content, information received from schools and educational institutions, and other information that you or third-parties may input into the Platform or directly give to Lithium.
You have the right to contact us to access, correct, update, or request deletion of your personal information. Subject to the other provisions of these Terms, we will attempt to assist you with these request. Please contact email@example.com or by mail at [LeadWorthy 1199 Haywood Drive, College Station, TX 77845] with said requests.
Use and Sharing of Information
LeadWorthy does not actively share information garnered from its Platform, other than with the specific school districts or schools affiliated with a specific student's user account using the Platform or other necessary LeadWorthy employees or agents to maintain and carry out the Site and College's purpose—for example with Lithium for providing the Platform service. However, be advised that the Platform may have public components and/or any information you provide to the Platform may be seen by other users of the Platform or their affiliated employees and agents.
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT LEADWORTHY SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF LEADWORTHY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE; (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE.
You agree to indemnify and hold LeadWorthy, the Platform, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any alleged claim or demand, including reasonable attorney's fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your content, your use of the Platform, your connection to the Platform, your violation of the Terms, or your violation of any rights of another, whether you are a registered user or not. The user is solely responsible for his or her actions when using the Platform, including, but not limited to, costs incurred for Internet access.
THE MATERIALS IN LEADWORTHY'S PLATFORM ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE MATERIALS ON ANY LEADWORTHY SITE, SYSTEM, OR PROGRAM WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT ANY LEADWORTHY SITE OR THE SERVERS , WHETHER THIRD-PARTY OR CONTROLLED BY US, THAT MAKE SUCH MATERIALS AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. WE DO NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS ON ANY LEADWORTHY SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. YOU 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.
We explicitly disclaim any responsibility for the accuracy, content, or availability of information found on sites that link to or from any LeadWorthy site. We do not make any representations or warranties as to the security of any information (including, without limitation, credit card and other personal information) you might be requested to give any third party, and you hereby irrevocably waive any claim against us with respect to such sites and third-party content. Finally, we explicitly disclaim any responsibility or control of the Lithium company's servers, systems, or policies. However, it is our responsibility to reasonably steward your personal information in our control. You agree and acknowledge that LeadWorthy uses third-parties to provide the Platform services and understand that your use of the Platform may create a relationship, responsibility, and data exchange with these third-parties.
If you have any questions about the Terms of the Platform, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail at [LeadWorthy 1199 Haywood Drive, College Station, TX 77845].