The Common Good Forum, Inc. Website Terms and Conditions
Terms and conditions
These terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”) apply to your use of all THE COMMON GOOD FORUM, INC., 767 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York, 10065, United States, websites, applications, services and products (“Services” or individually a “Service”) that post a link to these Terms and Conditions and that are provided by any entity belong to The Common Good Forum, Inc. worldwide ("The Common Good Forum, Inc.", "we", "us" or "our").
Information You Post to The Common Good Forum, Inc. Site, Content provided to us or posted on or through the SITE
Except as otherwise provided in any additional terms or agreements for or relating to a Service, we do not claim ownership of any content, application or other material that you or third parties provide to us (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit on or through the Services, including our blog pages, message boards, comment or discussion features, for review by The Common Good Forum, Inc., the general public, registered users of the Services, or by the members of any public or private community ("Submission"), and you retain ownership of any intellectual property rights that you hold in the Submission.
We are not responsible for the content, accuracy or compliance with relevant laws or regulations of any Submission that contains content that is not owned by The Common Good Forum, Inc. However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting ("Posting") a Submission, you grant us (and those we work with) a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, non-exclusive right and license to publish, post, reformat, index, archive, make available, link to, and otherwise use such Submission in all forms and media (whether now known or later developed), in connection with the operation of our respective businesses (including, without limitation, the Services on the Site) and to permit others to do so. You shall not make any Submission anonymously, and you warrant and represent that any such Submission is original, and has been written by you. We are under no obligation to display or otherwise use any Submission you may provide, and we may remove any Submission at any time in our sole discretion. By Posting such a Submission, you also warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for granting the permission specified above.
You may not use the Site to publish or distribute any information (including software or other content) which is illegal, which violates or infringes upon the rights of any other person, which is defamatory, abusive, hateful, profane, pornographic, threatening or vulgar, which contains errors, viruses or other harmful components, or which is otherwise actionable at law. The Common Good Forum, Inc. may at any time exercise editorial control over the Content of the Services and Site.
We shall have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor Submissions to determine compliance with these Terms and Conditions and any operating rules we establish and to satisfy any law, regulation or authorized government request. We shall have the right in our sole discretion to edit, refuse to post, or remove any Submission.
The Site may contain links to third-party sites or resources. We do not endorse and are not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from external sites or resources linked to the Site. Transactions that occur between you and any third party are strictly between you and the third party and are not the responsibility of The Common Good Forum, Inc.
The Common Good Forum, Inc. welcomes you to link to the Site. You may establish a hypertext link to the Site, provided that the link does not state or imply any sponsorship or endorsement of your site, company, product and/or service by The Common Good Forum, Inc.
To the extent your use of material on The Common Good Forum, Inc. Site does not constitute "fair use" for which you do not need our permission, the following rules apply to use of the material:
Automatically Permitted Distribution. Unless the specific web page from which The Common Good Forum, Inc. text material is available indicates you may not do so, you may copy or distribute text materials that appear on The Common Good Forum, Inc. Site, in print or digital format, subject to four limitations:
You may not use the materials for any commercial purpose, including any purpose connected with the sale of goods or services;
You may not make editorial changes to material you attribute to us; and
You may not excerpt, juxtapose, or present attributed material in any way that is misleading as to our original editorial intent, or as to your relationship with us.
You must attribute any and all original text materials published by The Common Good Forum, Inc. to The Common Good Forum, Inc. and provide a link to our site stating it was originally published here.
You may also copy or distribute The Common Good Forum, Inc. Content that if and only to the extent that the specific launching page from which that The Common Good Forum, Inc. Content is accessible.
All distributed copies must display the following copyright notice:
Copyright [2019 or other year indicated] The Common Good Forum, Inc.
Originally posted by The Common Good Forum, Inc. at [complete address of source page] and with appropriate reference. All rights reserved.”
Distribution Requiring Advance Written Permission. You must obtain written permission in advance if you wish to reproduce The Common Good Forum, Inc. Site Content in any manner not listed in the previous paragraph. You can request this permission by sending us an email at email@example.com that contains the information listed below:
a complete description of The Common Good Forum, Inc. Content requested, such as the URL of the web page that contains The Common Good Forum, Inc. Content, a description of the sections or paragraphs that will be distributed, and, where applicable, the title and date of The Common Good Forum, Inc. Content;
a description of the intended audience;
a description of the manner of distribution;
a reply fax number or email address and a phone number.
Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability
ALTHOUGH WE TAKE REASONABLE STEPS TO PREVENT THE INTRODUCTION OF VIRUSES, WORMS, "TROJAN HORSES," OR OTHER DESTRUCTIVE MATERIALS TO THE COMMON GOOD FORUM, INC. SITE, WE DO NOT GUARANTEE OR WARRANT THAT THE COMMON GOOD FORUM, INC. SITE OR MATERIALS THAT MAY BE DOWNLOADED FROM THE COMMON GOOD FORUM, INC. SITE ARE FREE FROM SUCH DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES. WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR HARM ATTRIBUTABLE TO SUCH FEATURES.
WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, LOSS, OR INJURY BASED ON ERRORS, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS. OR OTHER INACCURACIES IN THE COMMON GOOD FORUM, INC. SITE, NOR FOR ANY CLAIM, LOSS. OR INJURY THAT RESULTS FROM YOUR USE OF THE COMMON GOOD FORUM, INC. SITE OR YOUR BREACH OF ANY PROVISION OF THIS USER AGREEMENT.
We reserve the right to terminate The Common Good Forum, Inc. Site and this User Agreement at any time without notice for any reason, including, in the case of the User Agreement, for your violation of any of its provisions. The Limitation of Liability and Governing Law Sections of this User Agreement survive any such termination.
This User Agreement is governed by the laws of the State of New York applicable to contracts made and performed there without regard to its conflicts of law principles. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts in the State and County of New York and waive any jurisdictional, venue, or inconvenient forum objections to such courts.