Terms of Use

Date of Last Revision: June 06, 2014

Hi! And welcome to GENERATION OPPORTUNITY.

These Terms of Use explain how you can – and can’t – use our website (the “GENERATION OPPORTUNITY Site”). Generally, you can’t use someone else’s material (for example, “copyright infringement”), you can’t post offensive material, and what you post on our site becomes ours to use in any appropriate way. The following Terms and Conditions explain in more detail what that means.

By accessing or using this website in any way, you agree to our Privacy Policy (to view our Privacy Policy click here) and the following Terms and Conditions. If you don’t agree to our Privacy Policy or to anything in these Terms and Conditions, please do not use our Site.

We may, without prior notice, modify, or revise the Privacy Policy and these Terms and Conditions at any time, and your continued use of our Site indicates your acceptance of any changes in the Privacy Policy and these Terms and Conditions. In the event of any material change to the Privacy Policy or these Terms and Conditions, we will post a notice on our site’s homepage or email you such notice at an email address you have provided when you registered.

We reserve the right to remove any and all content on the site, no matter who created it, at any time without prior notice. Further, we can deny access to any user at any time without any prior notice for violation of these Terms and Conditions.

Our Site is intended for use exclusively by persons 18 and older. By accessing or in any way using the GENERATION OPPORTUNITY Site, you affirm that you are at least 18 years of age, that you understand our Privacy Policy and these Terms of Use, and that you are fully able and competent to accept their terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties. You represent that you are not a person barred from receiving services under the laws of the United States or other applicable jurisdiction. And you agree to abide by and comply with these Terms and Conditions.

If you have any questions, contact info@generationopportunity.org

Specific Terms and Conditions:

User Content and Interactive Services or Areas The Site may include interactive areas or services (“Interactive Areas”), such as forums, blogs, chat rooms or message boards, or other areas or services in which you or other users may create, post, share or store content, messages, materials, data, information, text, graphics, audio, video, or other items or materials on the Site (“User Content”). You are solely responsible for your use of such Interactive Areas and use them at your own risk.

Submitting Your Content to the Site Any content submitted to this site, including but not limited to remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, avatars, or comments, becomes and remains property of GENERATION OPPORTUNITY, even if this agreement is later terminated. Any and all such submitted content is subject to these Terms and Conditions.

Prohibited Uses

The following is a partial list of the kind of materials that are prohibited under these terms of use. By way of illustration, but not limitation, you may not take any action or upload, post, email, link or otherwise transmit or create any content that, within GENERATION OPPORTUNITY’S sole discretion:

  • infringes or violates anyone’s rights, including intellectual property rights, privacy rights, or publicity rights of others, including posting or providing links to unauthorized copies of another party’s copyrighted work;
  • promotes or encourages illegal or unlawful activity;
  • is defamatory, libelous or slanderous in nature;
  • advocates hate, violence, abuse, threats, or harm against any group, individual or entity;
  • harasses or encourage others to harass any group, individual or entity;
  • is vulgar, obscene, profane, pornographic, or otherwise offensive or objectionable;
  • solicits funds for or contributions to any candidate, group, organization, committee or entity of any kind;
  • is inconsistent with the goals, objectives, philosophies or purpose of GENERATION OPPORTUNITY; or
  • is commercial in nature.

When using any Interactive Areas, you agree not to post, upload to, transmit, distribute, store, create, or otherwise publish through the Site any of the following:

  • User Content that is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, suggestive, harassing, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, fraudulent, deceptive or misleading;
  • User Content that would constitute, encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local, state, national or international law.
  • User Content that may infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual or proprietary right of any party.
  • User Content that impersonates any person or entity or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity;
  • Unsolicited promotions, political campaigning, advertising, or solicitations;
  • Private information of any third party, including, without limitation, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, Social Security numbers and credit card numbers;
  • Viruses, corrupted data or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files; and
  • User Content which violates the terms of any GENERATION OPPORTUNITY guidelines, policies or rules posted on the Site or otherwise provided to you; and
  • User Content that, in the sole judgment of GENERATION OPPORTUNITY, is objectionable or which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Interactive Areas or the Site, or which may expose GENERATION OPPORTUNITY or its users to any harm or liability of any type.

If any portion of the content posted by any visitor is found by GENERATION OPPORTUNITY to be in violation of any website policy, including these Terms and Conditions, at any time, GENERATION OPPORTUNITY reserves the right to modify or remove such content or delete such submissions at any time without prior notice.

Content Warranty and License By submitting content to GENERATION OPPORTUNITY servers, you represent and warrant that all submitted content complies with all applicable website policies, including these Terms and Conditions. Further, by submitting content, you represent and warrant that you own the copyright in all submitted content and have all necessary permissions from any persons or places depicted therein both to upload the content and to grant to GENERATION OPPORTUNITY an irrevocable and perpetual license to use the submitted content according to GENERATION OPPORTUNITY ’s sole discretion, including but not limited to use in connection with third-party social networking or video website.

You warrant that GENERATION OPPORTUNITY need not treat any such submitted content as confidential, and you agree that you cannot and will not sue GENERATION OPPORTUNITY for using or republishing in any manner any content or ideas you submit.

By submitting content to the GENERATION OPPORTUNITY Site, you grant GENERATION OPPORTUNITY (and its successors, assigns, licensees, agents, and affiliates) an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, sublicense, create derivative works from, transfer, and sell such content in any format either now known or hereafter created, and to use any information identifying the author provided in connection with that content, wholly in accordance with GENERATION OPPORTUNITY ’s subjective discretion and without compensation.

Submissions You acknowledge and agree that any feedback, questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, or other information or materials regarding the Site or GENERATION OPPORTUNITY that are provided by you in the form of email or other submissions to GENERATION OPPORTUNITY, or any postings on the Site, are non-confidential and shall become the sole property of GENERATION OPPORTUNITY. GENERATION OPPORTUNITY shall own exclusive rights, including all intellectual property rights, and shall be entitled to the unrestricted use and dissemination of these materials for any purpose without acknowledgment or compensation to you.

Mobile Communications

If you request to receive updates or other information by mobile phone or text message, you consent to our communicating with you via your mobile device. We do not charge for these services. However, your carrier’s normal messaging, data and other rates and fees will still apply. You should check with your carrier to find out what plans are available and how much they cost. At any time, you may text STOP to cancel or HELP for customer support information.

Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Other Third-Party Social Networking Site The Organization maintains an active presence on several social networks. Any information we collect from you on those Site will be governed by the privacy policies of those social networks.

Copyright and Limited License

Unless otherwise indicated in the Site, the Site and all content and other materials on the Site, including, without limitation, Generation Opportunities’ logo Generation Opportunity, and all designs, text, graphics, pictures, information, data, software, tools, widgets, sound files, other files and the selection and arrangement thereof are the proprietary property of GENERATION OPPORTUNITY or its licensors or users and are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.

You are granted a limited, non-sub licensable license to access and use generationopportunity.org for your informational, non-commercial and personal use only. Such license is subject to these Site Terms and does not include: (a) any resale or commercial use of the Site or the Site Materials therein; (b) the reproduction, distribution, public performance or public display of any Site Materials, except as expressly permitted on the Site; (c) modifying or otherwise making any derivative uses of the Site and its Materials, or any portion thereof; (d) use of any data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction methods; (e) downloading (other than the page caching) of any portion of the Site, the Site Materials or any information contained therein, except as expressly permitted on the Site; or (f) any use of the Site or the Site Materials other than for its intended purpose. Any use of the Site or the Site Materials other than as specifically authorized herein, without the prior written permission of GENERATION OPPORTUNITY, is strictly prohibited and will terminate the license granted herein. Such unauthorized use may also violate applicable laws including without limitation copyright and trademark laws and applicable communications regulations and statutes. Unless explicitly stated herein, nothing in these Site Terms shall be construed as conferring any license to intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication or otherwise. This license is revocable at any time.

Termination GENERATION OPPORTUNITY or you may terminate this agreement at any time. You may terminate this agreement by destroying: (a) all materials obtained from all the GENERATION OPPORTUNITY Site, and (b) all related documentation and all copies and installations. GENERATION OPPORTUNITY may terminate this agreement immediately without notice if, in its sole judgment, you breach any term or condition of this agreement, or for any reason at all. Upon termination, you must destroy any and all such materials. Any license granted to you shall end immediately upon termination of this agreement; any license granted by you to GENERATION OPPORTUNITY will remain in effect according to its terms and these Terms and Conditions.

DMCA INFORMATION

GENERATION OPPORTUNITY does not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property rights, and GENERATION OPPORTUNITY will remove the infringing content if properly notified of infringement. As stated above, GENERATION OPPORTUNITY reserves the right to remove any and all content and user submissions without prior notice.

Take-Down Notices: As required by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act Section 512(c)(2), if you believe that any material or content on the GENERATION OPPORTUNITY Site infringes your copyright, you must send a notice of claimed infringement to GENERATION OPPORTUNITY’s Designated Agent at the following address:

DMCA Notifications
Generation Opportunity
c/o David Pasch
2020 N 14th Street, Suite 660
Arlington, VA 22201
Email: david@generationopportunity.org

To be an effective “takedown notice,” you must provide GENERATION OPPORTUNITY a written takedown notification labeled “TAKEDOWN NOTICE” that includes the following:

  • What You Are Concerned About: A description of the specific material claimed to have been infringed, including any relevant information about the infringing activity;
  • Where the Material Can Be Found on Our Site: A description of the location on the GENERATION OPPORTUNITY Site (or, if the infringing information is located on another website linked to through the GENERATION OPPORTUNITY Site, information about the location of the link or reference on the GENERATION OPPORTUNITY Site) where the alleged infringement is occurring, providing sufficient detail to allow GENERATION OPPORTUNITY to locate the infringing material;
  • Your Contact Information: Your name, address, telephone number, and email address;
  • A Statement of Belief: A statement that you have a good-faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
  • Declaration of Accuracy and Authority: A statement, under penalty of perjury, that the above information is accurate and that you are the owner of the copyright interest involved or that you are authorized to act on behalf of that owner; and
  • Your Signature: Your physical or electronic signature.

Counter-Notice: If you believe that your submitted content does not infringe, or that you have the authorization from the copyright owner, the copyright owner’s agent, or pursuant to the law, to post and use the content in your submission, you may send a counter-notice containing the following information to GENERATION OPPORTUNITY’s Designated Agent. Your Counter-Notice must be in writing, labeled “COUNTER-NOTICE,” and include the following information:

  • Identify the Material: Identification of the content that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the content appeared before it was removed or disabled;
  • A Statement of Belief: A statement that you have a good faith belief that the content was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or a misidentification of the content;
  • Your Contact Information: Your name, address, telephone number, and email address,
  • Consent to Jurisdiction and Service of Process: a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the federal court in Arlington, Virginia, and a statement that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification of the alleged infringement; and
  • Your Signature: Your physical or electronic signature.

If a counter-notice is received by the GENERATION OPPORTUNITY’s Designated Agent, GENERATION OPPORTUNITY may send a copy of the counter-notice to the original complaining party informing that person that GENERATION OPPORTUNITY may restore the removed content or that GENERATION OPPORTUNITY will cease denying access to it in 10 business days. Unless the copyright owner files an action seeking a court order against the content provider, the removed content may be restored, or access to it restored, in 10 to 14 business days or more after receipt of the counter-notice, at GENERATION OPPORTUNITY’s sole discretion.

Links to Other Sites The GENERATION OPPORTUNITY Site may contain hyperlinks to websites operated by others. You agree that GENERATION OPPORTUNITY is not responsible for the content or operation of any and all such outside websites. A hyperlink from the GENERATION OPPORTUNITY Site to another website does not imply or mean that GENERATION OPPORTUNITY endorses the content on that website or the operator or operations of that site. You are solely responsible for determining the extent to which you may or should use any content located at any other website to which you might link from the GENERATION OPPORTUNITY Site. Additionally, any link to a third-party site submitted or posted by you must not in any way suggest or indicate the endorsement, sponsorship or support of GENERATION OPPORTUNITY or GENERATION OPPORTUNITY ’s respective employees, agents, or directors.

Hyperlinks Do not post a GENERATION OPPORTUNITY proprietary graphic on someone else’s site, even to link to this Site, without the express written permission of GENERATION OPPORTUNITY. Further, you may not use, frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose or include on someone else’s site any GENERATION OPPORTUNITY trademark or other proprietary information, including the images found at the Site, the content of any text or the layout/design of any page or form contained on a page on the Site without our express written consent. Except as noted above, you are not conveyed any right or license by implication, estoppel or otherwise in or under any patent, trademark, and copyright or proprietary right of GENERATION OPPORTUNITY or any third party.

GENERATION OPPORTUNITY makes no claim or representation regarding, and accepts no responsibility for, the quality, content, nature, or reliability of third party Web Site accessible by hyperlink from the Site, or Web Site linking to the Site. Such Site is not under the control of GENERATION OPPORTUNITY and GENERATION OPPORTUNITY is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any review, changes or updates to such Site. GENERATION OPPORTUNITY provides these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply affiliation, endorsement, or adoption by GENERATION OPPORTUNITY of any site or any information contained therein. When you leave the Site, you should be aware that our terms and policies no longer apply. You should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any site to which you navigate from the Site.

Third Party Content We may make third party information and other content available on or through the Site (the “Third Party Content”) as a service to those interested in this information and we may provide information regarding or access to third party products or services available on or through the Site (“Third Party Products and Services”). Your business dealings or correspondence with such third parties, and any terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated therewith, are solely between you and such third party. GENERATION OPPORTUNITY does not control, endorse or adopt any Third Party Content or Third Party Products, and makes no representation or warranties of any kind regarding the Third Party Content, including without limitation regarding its accuracy or completeness. You acknowledge and agree that GENERATION OPPORTUNITY is not responsible or liable in any manner for any Third Party Content and undertakes no responsibility to update or review any Third Party Content. Users use such Third Party Content contained therein at their own risk.

No Liability GENERATION OPPORTUNITY takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any User Content posted, stored or uploaded by you or any third party, or for any loss or damage thereto, nor is GENERATION OPPORTUNITY liable for any mistakes, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, falsehoods, or offensive or harmful material you may encounter. Your use of Interactive Areas is at your own risk. Enforcement of the user content or conduct rules set forth in these Site Terms is solely at GENERATION OPPORTUNITY ‘s discretion, and failure to enforce such rules in some cases does not waive our right to enforce such rules in other situations. In addition, these rules do not create any private right of action on the part of any third party or any reasonable expectation that the Site will not contain any content that is prohibited by such rules. As a provider of interactive services, GENERATION OPPORTUNITY is not liable for any statements, representations, or User Content provided by its users in any public forum, blog or other Interactive Area. Although GENERATION OPPORTUNITY has no obligation to do so, it reserves the right, and has absolute discretion, to remove, screen or edit any User Content posted or stored on the Site at any time and for any reason without notice, and you are solely responsible for creating backup copies of and replacing any User Content you post or store on the Site at your sole cost and expense. Any use of the Interactive Areas or other portions of the Site in violation of these Site Terms and may result in, among other things, termination, or suspension of your rights to use the Interactive Areas and/or the Site.

Registration Data; Account Security In consideration of your use of the Site, you agree to (a) provide accurate, current and complete information about you as may be prompted by any registration forms on the Site (“Registration Data”); (b) maintain the security of your password and identification; (c) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data, and any other information you provide to GENERATION OPPORTUNITY, to keep it accurate, current and complete; and (d) accept all risks of unauthorized access to the Registration Data and any other information you provide to GENERATION OPPORTUNITY .

Indemnification You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless GENERATION OPPORTUNITY, its independent contractors, service providers and consultants, and their respective directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or related to any User Content you post, store or otherwise transmit on or through the Site, your use of the Interactive Areas, or any act or omission relating to the Site or the User Content, including without limitation any actual or threatened suit, demand or claim made against GENERATION OPPORTUNITY and/or its independent contractors, service providers, employees, directors or consultants, arising out of or relating to the User Content, your conduct, your violation of these Site Terms or your violation of the rights of any third party.

Disclaimers EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED TO THE CONTRARY, THE SITE, THE SITE MATERIALS CONTAINED THEREIN AND THE SERVICES PROVIDED ON OR IN CONNECTION THEREWITH (THE “SERVICES”) ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. GENERATION OPPORTUNITY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT AND ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, FORMS OR OTHER SITE MATERIALS ACCESSED THROUGH THE SITE. GENERATION OPPORTUNITY DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE SITE, THE SITE MATERIALS OR THE SERVICES ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT OR ERROR-FREE. GENERATION OPPORTUNITY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS OR OMISSIONS.

WHILE GENERATION OPPORTUNITY ATTEMPTS TO MAKE YOUR ACCESS AND USE OF THE SITE AND SERVICES SAFE, GENERATION OPPORTUNITY CANNOT AND DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE SITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS; THEREFORE, YOU SHOULD USE ANTI-VIRUS SOFTWARE. GENERATION OPPORTUNITY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE IN ANY MANNER FOR ANY THIRD PARTY ACTIVITIES OR EVENTS LISTED ON THE SITE OR FOR THE CONDUCT OF ANY EVENT OR ACTIVITY ORGANIZERS OF OTHER USERS OF THE SITE.

Limitation of Liability IN NO EVENT SHALL GENERATION OPPORTUNITY OR OUR EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR VOLUNTEERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF PROFITS OR LOSS OF DATA, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR THAT RESULT FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETION OF FILES OR EMAIL, ERRORS, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, WHETHER OR NOT RESULTING FROM ACTS OF GENERATION OPPORTUNITY, COMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, THEFT, DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO GENERATION OPPORTUNITY ’S RECORDS, PROGRAMS OR SERVICES. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF GENERATION OPPORTUNITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, WHETHER ACTIVE, PASSIVE OR IMPUTED), PRODUCT LIABILITY, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR THE SITE MATERIALS EXCEED ANY COMPENSATION YOU PAY, IF ANY, TO GENERATION OPPORTUNITY FOR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SITE. CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OF LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. THEREFORE, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.

Disclaimer of Warranties You agree that your use of the website shall be at your sole risk. To the fullest extent permitted by law, GENERATION OPPORTUNITY, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, trustees, and agents, disclaim all warranties, express or implied, in connection with the website and your use thereof. GENERATION OPPORTUNITY makes no warranties or representations about the accuracy or completeness of this site’s content or the content of any Site linked to this site and assumes no liability or responsibility for any:

  • Errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content;
  • Personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to and use of the GENERATION OPPORTUNITY Site;
  • Any unauthorized access to or use of GENERATION OPPORTUNITY ’s secure servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored therein;
  • Any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from the GENERATION OPPORTUNITY Site;
  • Any bugs, viruses, Trojan horses, or the like which may be transmitted to or through the GENERATION OPPORTUNITY Site by any third party;
  • And/or any errors or omissions in any content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the GENERATION OPPORTUNITY Site.

Miscellaneous The GENERATION OPPORTUNITY Privacy Policy is expressly incorporated into these Terms and Conditions. This is the entire agreement between the parties relating to the use of the GENERATION OPPORTUNITY Site.

The GENERATION OPPORTUNITY Site is controlled and offered by GENERATION OPPORTUNITY from its facilities in the United States of America. GENERATION OPPORTUNITY makes no representations that the GENERATION OPPORTUNITY Site is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the GENERATION OPPORTUNITY Site from other jurisdictions do so at their own risk, according to their own volition, and are responsible for compliance with local law.

The above Terms and Conditions will be governed by the law of the Commonwealth of Virginia, U.S.A, excluding its conflicts of law rules. You expressly agree that the exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or action arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions or your use of this site shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

These Terms and Conditions, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by GENERATION OPPORTUNITY without restriction.

You and GENERATION OPPORTUNITY agree that any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to the website must commence within one (1) year after the cause of action accrues. Otherwise, such claim or cause of action is permanently barred.

If any part of these Terms and Conditions is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Possible evidence of use of this site for illegal purposes will be provided to law enforcement authorities.

If you need to contact GENERATION OPPORTUNITY: info@generationopportunity.org