TERMS OF USE – Warrick Dunn Charities, Inc.

Effective Date: March 1, 2019

Welcome to Warrick Dunn Charities, Inc.’s World Wide Website with its homepage in the domain “wdc.org” (the “Website”).  This Website is operated and provided by Warrick Dunn Charities, Inc. (“WDC,” “we,” “us”) as an information and interactive community service at no charge to users of the World Wide Web, with the express condition that these users agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth in these Terms of Use.  By accessing, browsing, and using the Website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be legally bound by these Terms of Use and all applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations. If you do not accept these Terms of Use (and therefore do not agree to be bound by these Terms of Use), do not use the Website.

Changes to the Terms of Use.

WDC reserves the right to make changes to any information or services on the Website, including these Terms of Use, without notice to you. The most current Terms of Use will be posted here on the Website and will be effective upon posting. The Effective Date will be posted with the most current Terms of Use.  You must consult the most current version (not an older cached version) of these Terms of Use each time you view the Website.  Use of this Website constitutes your acceptance of all of these terms and conditions herein, in their current form or as modified.

Privacy Policy.

We value and respect your privacy. If you use the Website, you agree that your activities are covered by WDC’s Privacy Policy. [https://wdc.org/privacy-policy/]

Use of Publications, Trademarks, and Logos.

WDC provides users access to information and resources relating to its mission of improving lives and breaking the cycle of generational poverty, including but not limited to articles, press releases, photographs, recipient stories and case studies, reports, newsletters, video broadcasts, e-newsletters, quarterly updates, WDC’s annual or other periodical reports, and interviews with personnel, corporate, and community partners, clients, and volunteers (collectively, “Publications”).  Unless otherwise expressly stated, all content provided on the Website is copyrighted by or proprietary to WDC and may not be copied, reproduced, transmitted, displayed, performed, distributed, sublicensed, altered, stored for subsequent use, or otherwise used in whole or in part in any manner with WDC’s prior express written consent, except that that the user may make such temporary copies in a single computer’s RAM and hard drive cache as are necessary to browse the website.  You shall not at any time assert any claims of ownership over any content by reason of your use of or any right to use this Website, and you agree that your use of or any right to use the Website shall not grant or create or suffer to exist any lien or other security interest arising therefrom.  You may not modify, transmit, participate in the sale or transfer of, or create derivative works based on any content from the Website, in whole or in part.  The use of the content of the Website on any other website, including by linking or framing, or in any networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited without WDC’s advance express written permission.  The user may also make a single copy of the information from the Website for your own personal informational and noncommercial uses that do not harm the reputation of WDC, provided that the user does not remove any trademarks, copyright, and any other notice contained in such content.

The trademarks, logos, and service marks displayed on the Website (collectively, the “Trademarks”) are WDC’s registered and unregistered trademarks.  You may not, under any circumstance, alter, modify, or change the Trademarks.  You may not, under any circumstance, use or duplicate any Trademarks without advance express written permission from an authorized representative of WDC.  Nothing contained on the Website should be construed as granting any license or right to use any Trademark without the advance express written permission of WDC.  Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

You may not suggest any relationship, endorsement, or affiliation with WDC unless you have obtained advance express written permission from WDC covering such specific purpose. 

To request permission from WDC for use of copyrighted materials, Trademarks (including logos), or use of a relationship, endorsement, or affiliation with WDC, please send an email to [email protected] with the subject line “Permission Request.”  Any failure to respond to such email request shall not be construed in any way as providing the permission being sought.

Links to Other Websites.

Any links on the Website to third-party websites regarding outside services and resources or any third-party links whatsoever on the Website (the “Linked Sites”) are provided for convenience only.  WDC does not control the accuracy or availability of those outside services and resources, and the inclusion of any Linked Site does not imply an endorsement of the Linked Site or any association with its organization.  WDC is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site or any changes or updates to a Linked Site.  Any concerns regarding any such service or resource, or any third-party link, should be directed to the particular service or resource.

Third-Party Content.

WDC respects copyright and trademark laws. Third-party material may appear on the Website, and those creators retain all rights to their works, except when noted.

To notify WDC of alleged copyright or trademark infringement on any WDC website, send a notice to the designated agent at the address below.  Please provide ALL of the information as required by 17 U.S.C. § 512(c)(3).  Upon receipt of this information, WDC will promptly investigate and take appropriate action, then notify you of that action at the contact address provided. 

Designated Agent for Notification of Claimed Copyright Infringement:

Executive Director, Warrick Dunn Charities, Inc.

229 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 675

Atlanta, Georgia 30303

[email protected]

Disclaimer of Warranty and Modifications to Services.

Although WDC strives to keep the information available on the Website current and accurate, errors can occur.  WDC provides the information on the Website with no representations or guarantees of accuracy, completeness, or timeliness. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THIS SITE AND THE CONTENT THEREIN ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS.  WDC makes no warranties of any kind regarding this Website, including but not limited to any warranty of accuracy, completeness, currency, reliability, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose, or any warranty that these pages, or the server that makes them available, are free of viruses or other harmful elements, and such warranties are expressly disclaimed.  WDC SHAll not be liable to you or any other person for any damages that result from the use or inability to use the Website or as a result of any content, information, services, or resources made available through the Website. WDC reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the services provided by the Website or any part thereof with or without notice.  You agree that WDC shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of the Website.

Limitation of Liability and Indemnification.

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless each of WDC and its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, representatives, and volunteers from any claim, loss, demand, or damages, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by you or by any third party arising out of or related to your access or use of, or your inability to access or use, this Website or the information contained in this Website or other websites to which it is linked, any violation of these Terms of Use by you, or the infringement by you of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.

It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information or any content available through the Website.  In no event will WDC or the contributors of information to this Website be liable to you or anyone else for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on information obtained through the content on the Website, any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on any information on the Website, or for any consequential, special, or similar damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.  Your sole and exclusive remedy for dissatisfaction with this Website is to stop using the Website.

About These Terms of Use – General Provisions.

In the event WDC does not immediately take action to address a violation of these Terms of Use, WDC is not waiving its rights to take action in the future. If any particular provision of these Terms of Use is found to be unenforceable, that provision will be severable and will not affect any of the other remaining provisions.

Choice of Law, Jurisdiction, and Venue.

This Website (excluding Linked Sites) is controlled by WDC, which is operated out of the State of Georgia, United States of America.  It can be accessed from all 50 states. As each of these places has laws that may differ from those of Georgia, by accessing this Website, both you and WDC agree that the statutes and laws of the State of Georgia, without regard to conflicts-of-law principles thereof, shall apply to all matters arising from or relating to use of this Website.  You and WDC also agree and submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the Superior Court of Fulton County, Georgia and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia with respect to any litigation arising out of or related to your use of this Website.  WDC makes no representation that materials on the Website are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and accessing the materials on the Website from territories in which the materials’ contents are illegal is prohibited.  Those users who choose to access this Website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.