From time to time we may update this Site and these Terms. Your use of this Site after we post any changes to these Terms constitutes your agreement to those changes. You agree to review these Terms periodically to ensure that you are familiar with the most recent version. Girls Inc. may, in its sole discretion, and at any time, discontinue this Site or any part thereof, with or without notice, or may prevent your use of this Site with or without notice to you. You agree that you do not have any rights in this Site and that Girls Inc. will have no liability to you if this Site is discontinued or your ability to access the Site or any content you may have posted on the Site is terminated.
Content on this Site that is provided by Girls Inc. or its licensors, including certain art work, graphics, photographs, images, screen shots, text, music, digitally downloadable files, video clips, trademarks, logos, product names, slogans, and the compilation of the foregoing ("Girls Inc. Content") is the property of Girls Inc. and its licensors, and is protected in the U.S. and internationally under trademark, copyright, and other intellectual property laws.
You agree not to download, display or use any Girls Inc. Content located on the Site for use in any publications, in public performances, on websites other than this Site for any other commercial purpose, in connection with products or services that are not those of Girls Inc., in any other manner that is likely to cause confusion among consumers, that disparages or discredits Girls Inc. and/or its licensors, that dilutes the strength of Girls Inc. or its licensor's property, or that otherwise infringes Girls Inc. or its licensors’ intellectual property rights. You further agree to in no other way misuse any Girls Inc. Content or Third Party Content that appears on this Site.
If you are a trademark or copyright owner and you believe that your trademark or copyright rights have been violated, please go to our Proprietary Rights Complaint Process and follow the instructions at that area.
The following requirements apply to your use the Site:
Girls Inc. may offer from time to time certain services or features on the Site (including without limitation, newsletters, e-updates, and personal profiles) (collectively, the "Services"). Browsing of the Site’s public pages is currently provided free of charge to any person. However, certain features of the Site and Services may require an account to be first established and activated for you. You may sign up for an account by accessing the Site and following the directions for setting up an account. You agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by our account activation form.
You must have a password to access the Services online via your account. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your password and protecting against unauthorized use of your password. You will immediately notify us if your password is lost, stolen, disclosed to an unauthorized third party or otherwise has been compromised or if there is any other breach of security.
You agree that we shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any such modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Services.
From time to time on certain areas of our Site you may be able to submit essays, goal stories and certain other materials ("User Content"). These interactive features allow registered members to select goals from menu choices developed by Girls Inc. staff, as well as share what makes them “strong, smart, and bold” through an identical functionality. Although members may suggest words and phrases that they think should be made available on the site, and can choose to write short reflection essays upon accomplishing a goal, all free-form text submissions are moderated by trained Girls Inc. staff before being published to the site. Free-form text submitted for publishing will not be posted to the Site if it contains inappropriate or personally identifiable information. By using these features, you agree that you will not post any content that contains personally identifiable information, is unlawful, harmful, tortious, defamatory, libelous, obscene, invasive of the privacy of another person, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, racist, infringing, pornographic, violent or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate as determined by Girls Inc.; that you will not post any content that contains personal information about any individual, violates the privacy/publicity of any other individual or entity, or anything that you are under a contractual obligation to keep private or confidential; that you will not impersonate any person or organization, including without limitation, the personnel of Girls Inc., or misrepresent an affiliation with another person or organization; you will not post any content that contains viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may adversely affect the operation of the Site, or feature of the Site. You understand and agree that you have no ownership rights in materials you submit to us, to any account you may have with us, or other access to the Site or features therein. Girls Inc. may cancel your account and delete all User Content associated with your account at any time, and without notice, if Girls Inc. deems that you have violated these Terms, the law, or for any other reason. Girls Inc. assumes no liability for any information removed from our Site, and reserves the right to permanently restrict access to the Site or a user account.
By displaying, publishing, or otherwise posting any User Content on or through the Site, you hereby grant to Girls Inc. a limited, non-exclusive, sub-licensable, worldwide, fully-paid, royalty free license to use, modify, publicly perform, publicly display, reproduce, and distribute such User Content in any and all media now known or hereinafter developed without the requirement to make payment to you or to any third party or the need to seek any third party permission. This license includes the right to host, index, cache, distribute, and tag any User Content, as well as the right to sublicense User Content to third parties, including other users, for use on other media or platforms known or hereinafter developed, such as for use on mobile phones, in video or music software computer programs. You continue to retain all ownership rights in your User Content, and you continue to have the right to use your User Content in any way you choose, subject to these Terms and the license described herein. You represent and warrant that you have the right to grant the license set forth herein, and the displaying, publishing or posting of any content you submit, and our use thereof does not and will not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, trademark rights, patents, contract rights or any other intellectual property rights or other rights of any person or entity.
You agree to indemnify and hold Girls Inc., its parents, subsidiaries, officers, employees, and website contractors and each of their officers, employees and agents harmless from any claims, damages and expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs, related to your violation of these Terms, including the Posting Policy, or any violations thereof by your dependents or which arises from the use of User Content you submitted, posted, or otherwise provided to Girls Inc. or this Site.
Girls Inc. makes no representations about the reliability of the features of this Site, the Content, User Content, or any other Site feature, and disclaims all liability in the event of any service failure. You acknowledge that any reliance on such material or systems will be at your own risk. Girls Inc. makes no representations regarding the amount of time that any Content or User Content will be preserved.
Girls Inc. does not endorse, verify, evaluate or guarantee any information provided by users and nothing shall be considered as an endorsement, verification or guarantee of any User Content. You shall not create or distribute information, including but not limited to advertisements, press releases or other marketing materials, or include links to any sites which contain or suggest an endorsement by Girls Inc. without the prior review and written approval of Girls Inc.
THIS SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS, AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE MADE WITH RESPECT TO THIS SITE OR ANY INFORMATION OR SOFTWARE THEREIN. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, SHALL GIRLS INC. BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE, NOR SHALL GIRLS INC. BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER THAT RESULT FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETION OF FILES, ERRORS, DEFECTS, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE WHETHER OR NOT CAUSED BY EVENTS BEYOND GIRLS INC.’S REASONABLE CONTROL, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ACTS OF GOD, COMMUNICATIONS LINE FAILURE, THEFT, DESTRUCTION, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO THIS SITE'S RECORDS, PROGRAMS, OR SERVICES. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO A NEGLIGENT ACT, WILL GIRLS INC. OR ITS AFFILIATES OR AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE OF ANY KIND THAT RESULTS FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE, EVEN IF GIRLS INC. HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES; AS A RESULT, THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Both you and Girls Inc. acknowledge and agree that no partnership is formed and neither of you nor Girls Inc. has the power or the authority to obligate or bind the other.
These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of New York without regard to conflicts of laws principles. By using this site, you hereby agree that any and all disputes regarding these Terms will be subject to the courts located in New York, New York. These Terms operate to the fullest extent permissible by law.
The failure of Girls Inc. to comply with these Terms because of an act of God, war, fire, riot, terrorism, earthquake, actions of federal, state or local governmental authorities or for any other reason beyond the reasonable control of Girls Inc., shall not be deemed a breach of these Terms.
If Girls Inc. fails to act with respect to your breach or anyone else's breach on any occasion, Girls Inc. is not waiving its right to act with respect to future or similar breaches.
These Terms constitute a binding agreement between you and Girls Inc., and is accepted by you upon your use of the Site or your account. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Girls Inc. regarding the use of the Site and your account. By using the Site you represent that you are capable of entering into a binding agreement, and that you agree to be bound by these Terms.