Terms of Use

National Dialogue Network .org Services Agreement

As an Internet source of two-way communication between National Dialogue Network (NDN) volunteers, members, and the general public, here is what to expect from NDN and what we expect from users who access and utilize the NDN website. These terms fall under standard Net etiquette and represent a use agreement between NDN and the users of the site.

Terms of Use (TOU)

By visiting the NationalDialogueNetwork.org website, users agree that they will not use the site for any unlawful activity, commercial use, or advertising of goods and services, and will not use it in any way that would violate the following terms and conditions.

The NDN website is governed by all federal laws and regulations that impact a nonprofit entity. Members of the NDN program must be 13 or older to participate and to use the website communication tools for exchange of information with other participants.

Use of Links

Those links for external reference on the NDN site are considered material for information. A link highlighted on the NDN site does not constitute a formal endorsement by NDN of an organization, individual, or business. We cannot be held responsible for content included on external sites that are linked to the NDN site.

Use of Communication

The NDN website contains threaded discussions, chat rooms, and other communication forums. By participating in any of these, users agree to send and receive messages that are both proper and related to the forum topic. NDN reserves the right to delete any communication that violates community standards or which are deemed inappropriate for the NDN site. The following actions are prohibited:

  • Defamation, harassment of others
  • Violation of personal privacy or disclosing personal contact information without prior consent of the individual
  • Posting of material that is obscene, false, deceptive, misleading, deceitful or constitutes a “bait and switch”

By posting or otherwise making available content on the website, you agree to and hereby do grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, NDN and the users of the Service an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully sub-licensable, fully paid up, worldwide license to use, copy, publicly perform, digitally perform, publicly display and distribute such Content and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such Content.

Disclaimer of Warranties

YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.

THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. NDN MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS, STATUTORY, OR IMPLIED AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE SERVICE OR THE CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SERVICE. WITHOUT LIMITING ANY OF THE FOREGOING, NDN DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE CONTENT, INFORMATION, TEXT, GRAPHICS, LINKS, OR OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE WITHIN THE SERVICE. NDN DOES NOT WARRANT OR COVENANT THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY TIME OR FROM ANY PARTICULAR LOCATION, WILL BE SECURE OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SERVICE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER POTENTIALLY HARMFUL COMPONENTS. ANY MATERIAL OR CONTENT DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS ACCESSED AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY ANY USER FROM NDN OR THROUGH THE SERVICE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED HEREIN. IN SOME JURISDICTIONS LIMITATIONS OF WARRANTIES ARE NOT PERMITTED, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

General Information

TOU and all terms, guidelines, and rules referenced herein constitute the entire agreement between you and NDN and govern your use of the Service, superseding any prior agreements between you and NDN. These TOU include the Privacy Policy and any notices regarding the Service or the website. These TOU and the relationship between you and NDN shall be governed by the laws of the State of Washington without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

Violations

Please report any violations of these TOU to the NDN’s volunteer coordinator:
admin@NationalDialogueNetwork.org

Acceptance of these Terms and Conditions of Use

I AGREE THAT I AM AT LEAST THIRTEEN (13) YEARS OLD (IF I RESIDE IN THE UNITED STATES) OR THAT I AM NOT PROHIBITED FROM REGISTERING FOR AN ACCOUNT WITH OR USING THE SERVICE UNDER THE LAWS OF MY JURISDICTION (IF I RESIDE OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES), AND THAT I HAVE READ THESE TERMS & CONDITIONS OF USE AND AGREE TO ALL OF THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED ABOVE.