Terms & Conditions

THE DRUZE FOUNDATION TERMS OF USE

THIS AGREEMENT SETS FORTH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AT http://www.dfsw.org.lb (THE “SITE”) AND THE SERVICES OFFERED BY THE DRUZE FOUNDATION (COLLECTIVELY WITH THE SITE, THE “SERVICE”). BY REGISTERING FOR AND/OR USING THE SITE OR SERVICE YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS AGREEMENT. THIS AGREEMENT APPLIES TO ALL USERS OF THE SITE OR SERVICE.
Acceptance of Terms

The Service is offered subject to acceptance without modification of all of the terms and conditions contained herein (the “Terms of Use”), which terms also incorporates THE DRUZE FOUNDATION’s [insert web address here for privacy policy] and all other operating rules, policies and procedures that may be published from time to time on the Site by THE DRUZE FOUNDATION, each of which is incorporated by reference and each of which may be updated by THE DRUZE FOUNDATION from time to time with notice to you (the “Policies”). In addition, some services offered through the Service may be subject to additional terms and conditions of THE DRUZE FOUNDATION from time to time; your use of such services is subject to those additional terms and conditions, which are incorporated into these Terms of Use by this reference.
Purpose

THE DRUZE FOUNDATION is a social media site focused on making interaction within Women Foundations easy and fast. The site allows users to interact about any issue on Foundations, from selling books to announcing events and discussing classes. The site also endeavours to connect students with prospective employers through the optional CV upload function.
Electronic Communication

When you visit this site, send emails to THE DRUZE FOUNDATION or request information via email, cell phone or other mobile device, you are communicating with us electronically and consenting to receive communications electronically. This consent also includes receiving Notices posted to this Service electronically. Additionally, settings in your account will dictate the kinds of electronic communications you would like to receive.
Access

Subject to these Terms of Use, THE DRUZE FOUNDATION may offer to provide the Services, as described more fully on the Site, and which are selected by you, solely for your own use, and not for the use or benefit of any third party. Services shall include, but not be limited to, any services THE DRUZE FOUNDATION performs for you authorized by THE DRUZE FOUNDATION, as well as the offering of any materials displayed or performed on or through the Site or the Services (including Content (as defined below)).
Eligibility

The Service is available only to individuals who are at least 18 years old. You represent and warrant that you are of legal age to form a binding contract, and that all registration information you submit is accurate and truthful. THE DRUZE FOUNDATION may, in its sole discretion, refuse to offer the Service to any person or entity and change its eligibility criteria at any time. This provision is void where prohibited by law and the right to access the Service is revoked in such jurisdictions.
Modification of Terms of Use

THE DRUZE FOUNDATION reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace any of the Terms of Use at any time by posting a notice on the Site or by sending you an email unless you have opted out of receiving emails from THE DRUZE FOUNDATION, at which point it is your responsibility to check the Terms of Use periodically for changes. THE DRUZE FOUNDATION reserves the right, at its sole discretion to modify, replace, or change, suspend, or discontinue the Service (including without limitation, the availability of any feature, database, or content) at any time with or without notice to you. THE DRUZE FOUNDATION may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Service without notice or liability. Your continued use of the Service following the posting of any changes to the Terms of Use constitutes acceptance of those changes.
Rules and Conduct

As a condition of use, you promise not to use the Service for any purpose that is prohibited by the Terms of Use or otherwise illegal. The Service (including, without limitation, any Content or User Submissions (both as defined below)) is provided only for your own personal, non-commercial use. You are responsible for all of your activity in connection with the Service. For purposes of the Terms of Use, the term “Content” includes, without limitation, any User Submissions, videos, audio clips, written forum comments, information, data, text, photographs, software, scripts, graphics, and interactive features generated, provided, or otherwise made accessible by THE DRUZE FOUNDATION or its partners on or through the Service.

By way of example, and not as a limitation, you shall not (and shall not permit any third party to) either (a) take any action or (b) upload, download, post, submit or otherwise distribute or facilitate distribution of any Content on or through the Service, including without limitation any User Submission/Post, that:

infringes anyone’s intellectual property, such as, patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity or other right of any other person or entity or violates any law or contractual duty;

is false, misleading, untruthful or inaccurate;

is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another’s privacy, tortious, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, offensive, profane, or otherwise inappropriate as determined by THE DRUZE FOUNDATION in its sole discretion;

is considered ‘spam’;

makes use of the Site for commercial activities and/or sales without THE DRUZE FOUNDATION’s prior written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, or pyramid schemes;

contains software viruses or any other malicious computer codes, files, or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage, limit or interfere with the proper function of any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment or to damage or obtain unauthorized access to any system, data, password or other information of THE DRUZE FOUNDATION or any third party; or

impersonates any person or entity, including any employee or representative of THE DRUZE FOUNDATION.

Additionally, you shall not, as determined in THE DRUZE FOUNDATION’s sole discretion, : (i) take any action that imposes or may impose an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on THE DRUZE FOUNDATION’s infrastructure; (ii) interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Service or any activities conducted on the Service; (iii) bypass any measures THE DRUZE FOUNDATION may use to prevent or restrict access to the Service; (iv) run any form of auto-responder or “spam” on the Service; or (v) use manual or automated software, devices, or other processes to “scrub”, “crawl” or “spider” any page of the Site.

You shall not in any way: (i) decipher, decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer or otherwise attempt to derive any source code or underlying ideas or algorithms of any part of the Service, (ii) modify, translate, or otherwise create derivative works of any part of the Service, or (iii) copy, rent, lease, distribute, or otherwise transfer any of the rights that you receive hereunder. You shall abide by all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations.

THE DRUZE FOUNDATION does not guarantee that any Content or User Submissions (as defined below) will be made available on the Site or through the Service. THE DRUZE FOUNDATION has no obligation to monitor the Site, Service, Content, Resumes, or User Submissions.

THE DRUZE FOUNDATION, in its discretion, reserves the right to (i) remove, edit or modify any Content, including without limitation any User Submissions, from the Site or Service at any time, without notice to you and for any reason, or for no reason at all and (ii) to remove or block any User Submissions from the Service.
Registration

As a condition to using certain aspects of the Service, you are required to register with THE DRUZE FOUNDATION and provide THE DRUZE FOUNDATION with accurate, truthful, and complete registration information (including, but not limited to your name (“User Name”), valid e-mail address and a password you will use to access the Service) and to keep your registration information accurate and up-to-date. Failure to do so shall constitute a breach of the Terms of Use, which may result in immediate termination of your THE DRUZE FOUNDATION account. (Herein referred to as a Registered User),

You shall not:

provide any false personal information to THE DRUZE FOUNDATION (including a false User Name) or create any account for anyone other than yourself without permission;

use a User Name that is the name of another person with the intent to impersonate that person;

use a User Name that a name subject to any rights of a person other than you without appropriate authorization; or

use a User Name that is a name that is otherwise offensive, vulgar or obscene.

Username, Email Address and Password are mandatory to sign up for the Service. All other information is discretionary, but may affect your enjoyment of the Service.

THE DRUZE FOUNDATION reserves the right to refuse registration of, or cancel a User in its sole discretion. You are solely responsible for activity that occurs on your account and shall be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your THE DRUZE FOUNDATION password. You shall never use another user’s account without such other user’s express permission. You will immediately notify THE DRUZE FOUNDATION in writing of any unauthorized use of your account, or other account related security breach of which you are aware.

To begin using your account, please confirm your registration. You will receive a registration email shortly after signing up for the Service.
Flag/Comment/Like/Unlike

A Registered User will be able to Flag, Comment, Like or Unlike a User Post. A Post that is Flagged by another User may be removed by THE DRUZE FOUNDATION, if in their sole discretion, THE DRUZE FOUNDATION believes the Post violates the Policies or otherwise may be offensive and/or illegal. User may be allowed to edit their Post and resubmit to the Site. If a Registered User has multiple violations of the Policies either by being ‘Flagged’ or otherwise, it is within THE DRUZE FOUNDATION’s discretion to permanently disable the Registered User’s access to the Site.

It is important to THE DRUZE FOUNDATION that the User get the best experience possible.

Comments must adhere to the Site’s Policies.
Third Party Sites and Services

The Service may contain links to other websites, services or resources on the Internet, and other websites, services or Posts may contain links to the Site. When you access third party websites, you do so at your own risk. These other websites are not under THE DRUZE FOUNDATION’s control, and you acknowledge that THE DRUZE FOUNDATION is not responsible or liable for the content, functions, accuracy, legality, appropriateness or any other aspect of such websites or resources. The inclusion of any such link does not imply endorsement by THE DRUZE FOUNDATION or any association with its operators. You further acknowledge and agree that THE DRUZE FOUNDATION shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such website or resource.
Content and License

You agree that the Service contains Content specifically provided by THE DRUZE FOUNDATION or its partners and that such Content is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, trade secrets or other proprietary rights and laws. You shall abide by and maintain all copyright notices, information, and restrictions contained in any Content accessed through the Service. Use of school logos is the intellectual property of the respective school and in no way should infer endorsement by the school.

THE DRUZE FOUNDATION grants each user of the Site and/or Service a worldwide, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable and non-transferable license to use, modify and reproduce the Content, solely for personal, non-commercial use. Use, reproduction, modification, distribution or storage of any Content for other than personal, non-commercial use is expressly prohibited without prior written permission from THE DRUZE FOUNDATION, or from the copyright holder identified in such Content’s copyright notice. You shall not sell, license, rent, or otherwise use or exploit any Content for commercial use or in any way that violates any third party right.
User Submissions

All User Submissions/Posts must comply with THE DRUZE FOUNDATION’s Policies. The Service provides you with the ability to add, create, upload, submit, distribute or Post (“Submitting” or “Submission”) content, resumes, videos, audio clips, written forum comments, data, text, photographs, software, scripts, graphics, or other information to the Site (collectively, the “User Submissions”). By Submitting User Submissions on the Site or otherwise through the Service, you:

acknowledge that you are publishing that User Submission;

grant THE DRUZE FOUNDATION a worldwide, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, fully paid, sublicensable and transferable license to use, edit, modify, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, perform, and otherwise fully exploit the User Submissions in connection with the Site, the Service and THE DRUZE FOUNDATION’s (and its successors and assigns’) business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the Site (and derivative works thereof) or the Service in any media formats and through any media channels. You also hereby do and shall grant each User of the Site and/or the Service a non-exclusive license to access your User Submissions through the Site and the Service, and to use, edit, modify, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display and perform such User Submissions solely for personal, non-commercial use. For clarity, the foregoing license grant to THE DRUZE FOUNDATION does not affect your ownership of User Submission(s), unless otherwise agreed in writing;

represent and warrant that you (i) have rights to all content in your User Submissions, (ii) you have full authority to grant the license rights set forth above, (iii) you have the permission to use the name and likeness of each identifiable individual person and to use such individual’s identifying or personal information as contemplated by these Terms of Use; and (iv) you are authorized to grant all of the aforementioned rights to the User Submissions to THE DRUZE FOUNDATION and all users of the Service;

represent and warrant that the use of the Site and Service will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party, including without limitation any privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights, or any other intellectual property or proprietary rights; and

understand that THE DRUZE FOUNDATION shall have the right to delete, edit, modify, reformat, excerpt, or translate any materials, content or information submitted by you; and that all information publicly Posted or privately transmitted through the Site is the sole responsibility of the person from which such content originated and that THE DRUZE FOUNDATION will not be liable for any errors or omissions in any content; and that THE DRUZE FOUNDATION cannot guarantee the identity of any other users with whom you may interact in the course of using the Service.

THE DRUZE FOUNDATION does not endorse and has no control over any User Submission. THE DRUZE FOUNDATION cannot guarantee the authenticity of any data which users may provide about themselves. You acknowledge that all Content accessed by you using the Service is at your own risk and you will be solely responsible for any damage or loss to any party resulting therefrom.
Termination

THE DRUZE FOUNDATION may terminate your access to all or any part of the Service at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately, which may result in the forfeiture and destruction of all information associated with your registration. If you wish to terminate your account, you may do so by following the instructions on the Site.
Warranty Disclaimer

THE DRUZE FOUNDATION has no special relationship with or fiduciary duty to you. THE DRUZE FOUNDATION has no control over, and no duty to take any action regarding: which users gains access to the Site; what Content you access via the Site; what effects the Content may have on you; how you may interpret or use the Content; or what actions you may take as a result of having been exposed to the Content. You release THE DRUZE FOUNDATION from all liability for you having acquired or not acquired Content through the Site. While we try to tailor third party content to our audience, the Site may contain, or direct you to websites containing, information that some people may find offensive or inappropriate. THE DRUZE FOUNDATION makes no representations concerning any Content contained in or accessed through the Site, and THE DRUZE FOUNDATION will not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality or decency of material contained in or accessed through the Site or the Service.

THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” AND IS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND ANY WARRANTIES IMPLIED BY ANY COURSE OF PERFORMANCE OR USAGE OF TRADE, ALL OF WHICH ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. THE DRUZE FOUNDATION, AND ITS DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUPPLIERS, PARTNERS AND CONTENT PROVIDERS DO NOT WARRANT THAT: (A) THE SERVICE WILL BE SECURE OR AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION; (B) ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED; (C) ANY CONTENT OR SOFTWARE AVAILABLE AT OR THROUGH THE SERVICE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS; OR (D) THE RESULTS OF USING THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS. YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.

THE DRUZE FOUNDATION TAKES EVERY MEASURE TO ENSURE THE SECURITY OF THE SERVICES, BUT GIVEN THE NATURE OF THE INTERNET MAKES NO GUARANTY OF CONFIDENTIALITY OR PRIVACY OF ANY COMMUNICATION OR INFORMATION TRANSMITTED OR STORED ON THE SITE OR ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO THE SITE.
Indemnification

You shall defend, indemnify, and hold harmless THE DRUZE FOUNDATION, its affiliates and each of its, and its affiliates employees, contractors, directors, suppliers and representatives from all liabilities, claims, and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, that arise from or relate to your use or misuse of, or access to, the Site, Service, Content, Resumes, or otherwise from your User Submissions, violation of the Terms of Use, or infringement by you, or any third party using the your account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity. THE DRUZE FOUNDATION reserves the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will assist and cooperate with THE DRUZE FOUNDATION in asserting any available defenses.
Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE DRUZE FOUNDATION, NOR ITS DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS, SUPPLIERS OR CONTENT PROVIDERS, BE LIABLE UNDER CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, NEGLIGENCE OR ANY OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICE FOR ANY LOST PROFITS, DATA LOSS, COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, OR SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER, SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES (HOWEVER ARISING), (II) FOR ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE (REGARDLESS OF THE SOURCE OF ORIGINATION), OR (III) FOR ANY DIRECT DAMAGES IN EXCESS OF (IN THE AGGREGATE) ONE-HUNDRED U.S. DOLLARS ($100.00). SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Dispute Resolution

A printed version of the Terms of Use, Policies and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to the Terms of Use to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.

The Terms of Use shall be enforce, governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, excluding its conflicts of law rules, and the United States of America. For all purposes of this Agreement, the parties consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in the United States Federal Courts or state courts located in the Southern District of New York.
Integration and Severability

The Terms of Use and the Policies are the entire agreement between you and THE DRUZE FOUNDATION with respect to the Service and use of the Site, and supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals (whether oral, written or electronic) between you and THE DRUZE FOUNDATION with respect to the Site. If any provision of the Terms of Use is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision will be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that the Terms of Use will otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable. The failure of either party to exercise in any respect any right provided for herein shall not be deemed a waiver of any further rights hereunder.
Miscellaneous

THE DRUZE FOUNDATION shall not be liable for any failure to perform its obligations hereunder where such failure results from any cause beyond THE DRUZE FOUNDATION’s reasonable control, including, without limitation, mechanical, electronic or communications failure or degradation (including “line-noise” interference). The Terms of Use are personal to you, and are not assignable, transferable or sublicensable by you except with THE DRUZE FOUNDATION’s prior written consent. THE DRUZE FOUNDATION may assign, transfer or delegate any of its rights and obligations hereunder without consent. No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment relationship is created as a result of the Terms of Use and neither party has any authority of any kind to bind the other in any respect. All notices under the Terms of Use will be in writing and will be deemed to have been duly given when received, if personally delivered or sent by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested; when receipt is electronically confirmed, if transmitted by facsimile or e-mail; or the day after it is sent, if sent for next day delivery by recognized overnight delivery service.
Digital Millenium Copyright Act Takedown Procedure:

If you feel any material is infringing on your Copyright, in order to have allegedly infringing content removed from the Site, the copyright owner must provide notice to the Site with the following information to info@theblessingfoundation.com:

The name, address, and electronic signature of the complaining party;

The infringing materials and their location;

Sufficient information to identify the copyrighted works;

A statement by the owner that it has a good faith belief that there is no legal basis for the use of the materials complained of; and

A statement of the accuracy of the notice and, under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on the behalf of the owner.

Once notice is given, we will expeditiously remove, or disable access to, the material. Upon removal, we will contact the alleged infringer to resolve. We do not warrant to disable the alleged infringer’s access or account to the Site.
Contact

You may contact THE DRUZE FOUNDATION at the following address:dfsw@dfsw.org.lb