Terms of Use Agreement

Revised: November 2, 2021

The website of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Portland, Oregon (SVdP Portland), is comprised of various webpages operated by SVdP Portland. This website is offered conditioned on your acceptance, without modification, of the terms, conditions, and notices herein. Your use of the website constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.

Modification of These Terms
SVdP Portland reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which its website is offered including, but not limited to, the charges associated with the use of the SVdP Portland website.


Links to Third-Party Sites
The SVdP Portland website may contain links to other websites (“Linked Sites”). Those Linked Sites are not under the control of SVdP Portland, and SVdP Portland is not responsible for the content of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. SVdP Portland is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. We provide these links only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply our endorsement of the site or any association with its operators.


No Unlawful or Prohibited Use
As a condition of using our website, you warrant to SVdP Portland that you will not use the SVdP Portland website for any purpose that is unlawful, or that is prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the SVdP Portland website in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the SVdP Portland website, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the website. You may not obtain, or attempt to obtain, any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided through the SVdP Portland website.


Use of Communication Services
The SVdP Portland website may contain pages or services, bulletin boards, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal pages, calendars, or other message/communication facilities designed to enable communication with or between groups or the public at large (collectively, “Communication Services”). You agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and/or receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not:

  

  • Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.

  • Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.

  • Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy or publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.

  • Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer.

  • Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages.

  • Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.

  • Falsify or delete any author attributions, or legal or other proper notices, or proprietary designations, or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.

  • Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.

  • Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service.

  • Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including email addresses, without their consent.

  • Violate any applicable laws or regulations.

  

SVdP Portland has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, we reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to review materials posted to a Communication Service, and to remove any materials, and we reserve the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.


We reserve the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post, or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in our sole discretion.


Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. SVdP Portland does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in them. Website managers and hosts are not official spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect the views of SVdP Portland, or its management.


Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.


Materials Submitted to SVdP Portland
SVdP Portland does not claim ownership of materials that you provide to SVdP Portland (including feedback or suggestions), or that you post, upload, input, or submit to SVdP Portland, or to its associated services (collectively “Submissions”). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing, or sending your Submission, you are granting SVdP Portland, its affiliated companies, and necessary sublicensees the permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.


No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. SVdP Portland is under no obligation to post, use or reuse any Submission that you may provide, and we may remove any Submission at any time in our sole discretion.


By posting, uploading, inputting, providing, or sending your Submission, you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise legally control all of the necessary rights therefor, and that you transfer to SVdP Portland, without limitation, all rights necessary to reuse, repost and/or publish such Submission.


LIABILITY DISCLAIMER
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN, OR AVAILABLE THROUGH, THE SVdP Portland WEBSITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES AND/OR ERRORS. SVdP Portland AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES AT ANY TIME. ADVICE RECEIVED VIA THE SVdP Portland WEBSITE SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR PERSONAL, MEDICAL, LEGAL, OR FINANCIAL DECISIONS, AND YOU SHOULD CONSULT AN APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL FOR SPECIFIC ADVICE FOR YOUR SITUATION.

SVdP Portland AND ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ABOUT THE MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS, SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND/OR ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS OF THE WEBSITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE OF ANY KIND.

 

IN NO EVENT SHALL SVdP Portland AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND AND NATURE WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS ARISING OUT OF, OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH, THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE WEBSITE, THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE OR RELATED SERVICES, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SVdP Portland WEBSITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF USE OF THE SVdP Portland WEBSITE.

 

SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE SVdP Portland WEBSITE, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SVdP Portland WEBSITE.

 

General Provisions
SVdP Portland reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the SVdP website and related services, or to any portion thereof, at any time without notice.

 

This agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Oregon (U.S.A.), and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Clackamas County, Oregon, in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the SVdP Portland website. Use of this website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to these terms and conditions including, without limitation, this paragraph.

 

You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and SVdP Portland as a result of this agreement, or your use of the SVdP Portland website. Our performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing in this agreement shall prohibit or restrain SVdP Portland from complying with any request, requirement, order, or process of government or the courts relating to your use of the website or information provided to, or gathered from, you by us.

 

If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision, and the remainder of the agreement shall remain in full force and effect. Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and SVdP Portland regarding the SVdP Portland website. This version, as dated above, supersedes all prior versions, whether electronic, oral or written, between you and SVdP Portland. A printed version of this agreement, and of any notice given in electronic form, shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent, and subject to the same conditions, as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish of the parties that this agreement and all related documents be drawn up in English.


Copyright and Trademark Notices
All contents of the SVdP Portland website are copyright-protected. All rights reserved. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.