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Tools for Organizations Terms of Service
Please read carefully before agreeing to use our services.

 
TERMS OF USE
 
USER AGREEMENT
 
The services provided by Tools for Organizations are a service to members of the Global community. By using our services, you agree to this User Agreement including but not limited to the Rules of Conduct, the Terms of Service, and the eligibility requirements stated below.
 
For purposes of this agreement, "User", "Member", "Partner", refers to any individual or partner organization using the services of Tools for Organizations, including, but not limited to the use of the Forums, the use of hosting space, and the use of any Tools for Organizations domain names.
 
Tools for Organizations reserves the right to change the Rules of Conduct, Terms of Service and all other parts of this User Agreement at its sole discretion and without notice.
 
RULES OF CONDUCT
 
User of any of Tools for Organizations services, and especially those using Tools for Organizations hosting services, agree not to post material that is knowingly false and/or defamatory, misleading, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually discriminatory, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, that otherwise violates any law, or that encourages conduct constituting a criminal offense.
 
User agrees not to post any material that is protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner(s) of said copyright, trademark or other proprietary right.
 
PAYMENTS
 
All invoices are sent out via email to one or more selected persons in your organization. Our "normal" billing cycle is payments due April & October 1st. Invoices are emailed out 45 days before the due date, and are due in full. For new clients, the first invoice is due within 2 weeks of the invoice being sent out. Tools for Organizations is NOT responsible for lost, misplaced, misdirected, or forgotten invoices. We do NOT do monthly, or quarterly billing under any circumstances.
 
Occasionally there will be something that prevents a timely client payment, you should contact Tools for Organizations BEFORE the payment is due to make other arrangements.
 
Non-payment of invoices may result in the following:
  • 1st day payment or late fee is unpaid: Email service may be suspended.
  • 30th day payment or late fee is unpaid: All web pages and services including email will be suspended.
  • 60th day all client files, any email on the mail server, databases, and all website files will be PURGED permanently with NO NOTIFICATION.

Reactivation of suspended services (if possible) will incur a minimum $50 fee on top of any unpaid invoices.
 
Clients terminated for any reason will result in all client files, waiting email, and databases will be PURGED permanently, and will not be available in any form for transfer.
 
TERMS OF SERVICE
 
User acknowledges and agrees that use of the Tools for Organizations services is a privilege, not a right, and that Tools for Organizations has the right, at its sole discretion, to revoke this privilege at any time without notice or reason.
 
User agrees that this Agreement in its entirety applies to all Tools for Organizations services.
 
The goal of Tools for Organizations services is to foster communication and the interchange of ideas within the User community of nonprofits.
 
User agrees and acknowledges that any material posted that is deemed offensive, harassing, baiting or otherwise inappropriate may be removed at the sole discretion of Tools for Organizations and be cause for immediate termination of services.
 
User agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Tools for Organizations and our representatives with respect to any claims based upon or arising from the transmission and/or content of your website(s).
 
Tools for Organizations is not responsible for content posted on your website. We do not vouch for, or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any website. Each site expresses the views of its originating User, not necessarily those of Tools for Organizations. Advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes and other commercial solicitations are inappropriate on Tools for Organizations websites.
 
Tools for Organizations Hosting and Design Terms of Service
 
Tools for Organizations only uses email to inform you of new customer benefits and features, to let customers know of updates, urgent problems on our site, and to present special customer-only opportunities. Tools for Organizations keeps these messages to a minimum.
 
Tools for Organizations is not responsible for the content posted by Tools for Organizations partners, visitors, or clients on any area of any web site located on our server including without limitation, home pages, chat rooms, message boards and email accounts.
 
The opinions and views expressed by Tools for Organizations customers or visitors do not necessarily represent those of Tools for Organizations and Tools for Organizations does not verify, endorse, or vouch for the content of such page(s).
 
However Tools for Organizations will provide its services to those it deems eligible - at its sole discretion. Eligibility requirements include:
  • Nonprofit organizations whose principles agree with the principles upon which Tools for Organizations was founded. Those principles include belief in freedom of expression, freedom of belief, democracy, human rights, and women's rights, animal right's, etc.
  • Nonprofit organizations located anywhere in the world.
  • Nonprofit organizations whose work involves rights-related or development-related activities and whose principles agree with the principles upon which Tools for Organizations was founded.
  • Individuals conducting campaigns for liberal and democratic causes.
  • At bare minimum, a Nonprofit is deemed an organization with 501c3 status. This alone is not used to determine eligibility. What the organizations primary focus and mission may disqualify it form being a client of Tools for Organizations.

Tools for Organizations will not provide services to any organization or individual that promote hatred, hate speech, discrimination based on race, gender or religion.
 
Tools for Organizations reserves the right to deny its services to anyone without providing reasons for its denial.
 
Tools for Organizations reserves the right terminate its partnership and services with any organization or individual without providing reasons for doing so.
 
If you believe that any of the content posted by our customers/partners or visitors violates your proprietary rights, including copyrights, please contact representatives identified on our site.
 
You are solely and fully responsible for any content that you post any area of our site. We do not regularly review the contents of materials posted by our members or other visitors to our site.
 
We strictly prohibit the posting of the following types of content on all areas of our sites:
  • nudity, pornography, and sexual material of a lewd, lecherous or obscene nature and intent or that violates local, state and national laws.
  • any material that violates or infringes in any way upon the proprietary rights of others, including, without limitation, copyright or trademark rights. If you don't own the copyright or have express authorization and documented permission to use it, don't put it on your site at Tools for Organizations (if you do have express permission you must say so clearly on your page where it is displayed). Tools for Organizations will terminate the memberships of, and remove the pages of, repeat infringers.
  • any material that is threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, invassive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane, indecent, or otherwise objectionable; including posting other peoples' private information.
  • content that promotes, encourages, or provides instructional information about illegal activities---specifically hacking, cracking, etc.
  • hate propaganda or hate mongering, swearing, or fraudulent material or activity;

By submitting your data to Tools for Organizations, you state that the data complies with Tools for Organizations Terms of Service. If any third party brings a claim, lawsuit or other proceeding against Tools for Organizations based on your conduct or use of Tools for Organizations services, you agree to compensate Tools for Organizations (including its officers, directors, employees and agents) for any and all losses, liabilities, damages or expenses, including attorney's fees, incurred by Tools for Organizations in connection with any such claim, lawsuit or proceeding.
 
Tools for Organizations offers its web design services as is. Accepting Tools for Organizations designs and services is a privilege determined by Tools for Organizations, and not a right.
 
Tools for Organizations is the final arbiter of what IS and IS NOT allowed on our servers. Further, Tools for Organizations reserves the right to cancel any agreement, at any time for any reason without prior notice.
 
Tools for Organizations is not obliged to maintain back-ups copies of any material submitted or posted on our site unless otherwise agreed upon. Actions or activities that may cause termination of your membership and/or removal of your page(s) include, but are not limited to:
  • posting or providing links to any content which violates out Terms of Service:
  • conducting or providing links to any raffle, contest, or game which violates any local, state or national laws;

We reserve the right to monitor, and to investigate any complaints regarding any content of Tools for Organizations customers pages, message-board postings, and to take appropriate action if Tools for Organizations finds violations of these Terms of Service.
 
Tools for Organizations makes no guarantee of availability of service and reserves the right to change, withdraw, suspend, or discontinue any functionality or feature of the Tools for Organizations service.
 
IN NO EVENT WILL TOOLS FOR ORGANIZATIONS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE TOOLS FOR ORGANIZATIONS SERVICES OR ANY CONTENT THEREON FOR ANY REASON INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, TOOLS FOR ORGANIZATIONS REMOVAL OR DELETION OF ANY MATERIALS OR RECORDS SUBMITTED OR POSTED ON TOOLS FOR ORGANIZATIONS SITE FOR ANY REASON. THIS DISCLAIMER APPLIES, WITHOUT LIMITATION, TO ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY, WHETHER FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE, CAUSED; ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE; ERROR; OMISSION; INTERRUPTION; DELETION; DEFECT; DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION; COMPUTER VIRUS; FILE CORRUPTION; COMMUNICATION-LINE FAILURE; NETWORK OR SYSTEM OUTAGE; OR THEFT, DESTRUCTION, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, OR USE OF ANY RECORD.
 
The formation, construction and interpretation of this agreement shall be controlled by the laws of the State of Hawaii, U.S.A.
 
Tools for Organizations reserves the right to change or amend these Terms of Service at any time without prior notice. By submitting any content, including without limitation, web pages, message-board postings, you signify your agreement to these Terms of Service.