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CharityStorage.org Terms of Use Agreement

  • CharityStorage.org aims to:
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    Provide storage facility operators ("Operators") a platform toestablish and advertise the sale of charity storage unit(s) at a public auction.
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    Enable individuals and .orgpanies ("Donors") to both donate goods ormoney and search for charity storage units to purchase at a publicauction.
  • The services offered by CharityStorage.org ("CharityStorage.org " or "we") include the CharityStorage.org website (the "CharityStorage Website") and any other features, content, or applications offered from time to time by CharityStorage.org in connection with the CharityStorage Website (collectively, the "CharityStorage Services"). The CharityStorage Services are hosted in the U.S.
  • This Terms of Use Agreement ("Agreement") sets forth the legally binding terms for your use of the CharityStorage Services. By using the CharityStorage Services, you agree to be bound by this Agreement, whether you are a "Visitor" (you simply browse the CharityStorage Website) or you are a "Member" (you have registered with CharityStorage.org ). The term "User" refers to a Visitor or a Member. You are only authorized to use the CharityStorage Services (regardless of whether your access or use is intended) if you agree to abide by all applicable laws and to this Agreement. Please read this Agreement carefully and save it. If you do not agree with it, you should leave the CharityStorage Website and discontinue use of the CharityStorage Services immediately. If you wish to be.orge a Member, .orgmunicate with other Members and make use of the CharityStorage Services, you must read this Agreement and indicate your acceptance during the Registration process.
  • This Agreement includes CharityStorage.org 's policy for acceptable use of the CharityStorage Services and Content posted on the CharityStorage Website, your rights, obligations, and restrictions regarding your use of the CharityStorage Services and CharityStorage.org 's Privacy Policy. In order to participate in certain CharityStorage Services, you may be notified that you are required to download software or content and/or agree to additional terms and conditions. Unless otherwise provided by the additional terms and conditions applicable to the CharityStorage Services in which you choose to participate, those additional terms are hereby incorporated into this Agreement. You may receive a copy of this Agreement by emailing us at: privacy@CharityStorage.org
  • CharityStorage.org may modify this Agreement from time to time and such modification shall be effective immediately when CharityStorage.org posts them on the CharityStorage Website. You agree to be bound to any changes to this Agreement when you use the CharityStorage Services after any such modification is posted. It is therefore important that you review this Agreement regularly to ensure you are updated regarding any changes.
  • Please carefully select the information you post on CharityStorage.org and that you provide to other Users. Your CharityStorage.org profile may not include the following items: telephone numbers, street addresses, last names, and any photographs containing nudity, or obscene, lewd, excessively violent, harassing, sexually explicit or otherwise objectionable subject matter. Despite this prohibition, information provided by other CharityStorage.org Members (for instance, in their Profile) may contain inaccurate, inappropriate, offensive or sexually explicit material, products or services, and CharityStorage.org assumes no responsibility or liability for this material. If you be.orge aware of misuse of the CharityStorage Services by any person, please contact CharityStorage or click on the "Report Inappropriate Content" link at the bottom of any CharityStorage.org page.
  • CharityStorage.org reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject, refuse to post or remove any posting (including private messages) by you, or to restrict, suspend, or terminate your access to all or any part of the CharityStorage Services at any time, for any or no reason, with or without prior notice, and without liability. CharityStorage expressly reserves the right to remove your profile and/or restrict, suspend, or terminate your access to any part of CharityStorage Services if CharityStorage determines, in its sole discretion, that you pose a threat to CharityStorage and/or its Users.
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    Eligibility. Use of and Membership in the CharityStorage Services is void where prohibited. By using CharityStorage Services, you represent and warrant that (a) all registration information you submit is truthful and accurate; (b) you will maintain the accuracy of such information; (c) you are 14 years of age or older; and (d) your use of the CharityStorage Services does not violate any applicable law or regulation. Your profile may be deleted and your Membership may be terminated without warning, if we believe that you are under 14 years of age, or for any other reason at CharityStorage sole discretion.
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    Term.This Agreement shall remain in full force and effect while you use the CharityStorage Services or are a Member. You may terminate your Membership at any time, for any reason, by following the instructions on the Member's Account Settings page. CharityStorage.org may terminate your Membership at any time, without warning. Even after Membership is terminated, this Agreement will remain in effect, including but not limited to sections 5-17.
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    Password.When you sign up to be.orge a Member, you will also be asked to choose a password. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password. You agree not to use the account, username, or password of another Member at any time, or to disclose your password to any third party. You agree to notify CharityStorage.org immediately if you suspect any unauthorized use of your account or access to your password. You are solely responsible for any and all use of your account.
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    Non-.orgmercial Use by Members.The CharityStorage Services are for the personal use of Members only and may not be used in connection with any .orgmercial endeavors except those that are specifically endorsed or approved by CharityStorage.org . Illegal and/or unauthorized use of the CharityStorage Services, including collecting usernames and/or email addresses of Members by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email or unauthorized framing of or linking to the CharityStorage Website is prohibited. .orgmercial advertisements, affiliate links, and other forms of solicitation may be removed from Member profiles without notice and may result in termination of Membership privileges. Appropriate legal action may be taken for any illegal or unauthorized use of the CharityStorage Services.
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    Proprietary Rights in Content on CharityStorage.org .
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      CharityStorage.org does not claim any ownership rights in the text, files, images, photos, video, sounds, musical works, works of authorship, or any other materials (collectively, "Content") that you post to the CharityStorage Services. After posting your Content to the CharityStorage Services, you continue to retain all ownership rights in such Content, and you continue to have the right to use your Content in any way you choose. By displaying or publishing ("posting") any Content on or through the CharityStorage Services, you hereby grant to CharityStorage.org a limited license to use, modify, publicly perform, publicly display, reproduce, and distribute such Content solely on and through the CharityStorage Services. Without this license, CharityStorage.org would be unable to provide the CharityStorage Services. For example, without the right to modify Member Content, CharityStorage.org would not be able to format Content to satisfy technical requirements. The license you grant to CharityStorage.org is non-exclusive (meaning you are free to license your Content to anyone else in addition to CharityStorage.org ), fully-paid and royalty-free (meaning that CharityStorage.org is not required to pay you for the use on the CharityStorage Services of the Content that you post), sublicensable (so that CharityStorage.org is able to use its affiliates and subcontractors such as Internet content delivery networks to provide the CharityStorage Services), and worldwide (because the Internet and the CharityStorage Services are global in reach). This license will terminate at the time you remove your Content from the CharityStorage Services. The license does not grant CharityStorage.org the right to sell your Content, nor does the license grant CharityStorage.org the right to distribute your Content outside of the CharityStorage Services .
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      You represent and warrant that: (i) you own the Content posted by you on or through the CharityStorage Services or otherwise have the right to grant the license set forth in this section, and (ii) the posting of your Content on or through the CharityStorage Services does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights or any other rights of any person. You agree to pay for all royalties, fees, and any other monies owing any person by reason of any Content posted by you to or through the CharityStorage Services.
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      The CharityStorage Services contain Content of CharityStorage.org ("CharityStorage.org Content"). CharityStorage.org Content is protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other laws, and CharityStorage.org owns and retains all rights in the CharityStorage.org Content and the CharityStorage Services. CharityStorage.org hereby grants you a limited, revocable, nonsublicensable license to reproduce and display the CharityStorage.org Content (excluding any software code) solely for your personal use in connection with viewing the CharityStorage Website and using the CharityStorage Services.
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      The CharityStorage Services contain Content of Users and other CharityStorage.org licensors. Except for Content posted by you, you may not copy, modify, translate, publish, broadcast, transmit, distribute, perform, display, or sell any Content appearing on or through the CharityStorage Services.
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    Content Posted.
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      CharityStorage.org may delete any Content that in the sole judgment of CharityStorage.org violates this Agreement or which may be offensive, illegal or violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of any person. CharityStorage.org assumes no responsibility for monitoring the CharityStorage Services for inappropriate Content or conduct. If at any time CharityStorage.org chooses, in its sole discretion, to monitor the CharityStorage Services, CharityStorage.org nonetheless assumes no responsibility for the Content, no obligation to modify or remove any inappropriate Content, and no responsibility for the conduct of the User submitting any such Content.
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      You are solely responsible for the Content that you post on or through any of the CharityStorage Services, and any material or information that you transmit to other Members, and for your interactions with other Users. CharityStorage.org does not endorse and has no control over the Content. Content is not reviewed by CharityStorage.org prior to posting and may not reflect the opinions or policies of CharityStorage.org . CharityStorage.org makes no warranties, express or implied, as to the Content or to the accuracy and reliability of the Content or any material or information that you transmit to other Members.
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      Use of the Public Notice PDF/email tool requires consent, to the inclusion on the Public Notice PDF/email, of a statement to the effect that more information is available at CharityStorage.org . Use of the Public Notice PDF constitutes consent to the inclusion of such a statement.
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    Content/Activity Prohibited. The following is a partial list of the kind of Content that is illegal or prohibited to post on or through the CharityStorage Services. CharityStorage.org reserves the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action against anyone who, in CharityStorage.org 's sole discretion, violates this provision, including without limitation, reporting offenders to law enforcement, removing the offending .orgmunication from the CharityStorage Services and terminating the Membership of such violators. Prohibited Content includes, but is not limited to Content that, in the sole discretion of CharityStorage.org :
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      is patently offensive and promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;
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      harasses or advocates harassment of another person;
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      exploits people in a sexual or violent manner;
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      contains nudity, violence, or offensive subject matter or contains a link to an adult website;
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      solicits personal information from anyone under 18;
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      provides any telephone numbers, street addresses, last names, URLs or email addresses;
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      promotes information that you know is false or misleading or promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous;
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      promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person's copyrighted work, such as providing pirated .orgputer programs or links to them, providing information to circumvent manufacture-installed copy-protect devices, or providing pirated music or links to pirated music files;
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      involves the transmission of "junk mail," "chain letters," or unsolicited mass mailing, instant messaging, "spimming," or "spamming";
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      contains restricted or password only access pages or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page);
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      furthers or promotes any criminal activity or enterprise or provides instructional information about illegal activities including, but not limited to making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone's privacy, or providing or creating .orgputer viruses;
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      solicits passwords or personal identifying information for .orgmercial or unlawful purposes from other Users;
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      involves .orgmercial activities and/or sales without our prior written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, or pyramid schemes;
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      includes a photograph of another person that you have posted without that person's consent; or
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      for band and filmmaker profiles, uses sexually suggestive imagery or any other unfair, misleading or deceptive Content intended to draw traffic to the profile.
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      criminal or tortious activity, including child pornography, fraud, trafficking in obscene material, drug dealing, gambling, harassment, stalking, spamming, spimming, sending of viruses or other harmful files, copyright infringement, patent infringement, or theft of trade secrets;
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      advertising to, or solicitation of, any Member to buy or sell any products or services through the CharityStorage Services. You may not transmit any chain letters or junk email to other Members. It is also a violation of these rules to use any information obtained from the CharityStorage Services in order to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to any Member without their prior explicit consent. In order to protect our Members from such advertising or solicitation, CharityStorage.org reserves the right to restrict the number of emails which a Member may send to other Members in any 24-hour period to a number which CharityStorage.org deems appropriate in its sole discretion. If you breach this Agreement and send unsolicited bulk email, instant messages or other unsolicited .orgmunications of any kind through the CharityStorage Services, you acknowledge that you will have caused substantial harm to CharityStorage.org , but that the amount of such harm would be extremely difficult to ascertain. As a reasonable estimation of such harm, you agree to pay CharityStorage.org $50 for each such unsolicited email or other unsolicited .orgmunication you send through the CharityStorage Services;
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      covering or obscuring the banner advertisements on your personal profile page, or any CharityStorage.org page via HTML/CSS or any other means;
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      any automated use of the system, such as using scripts to add friends or send .orgments or messages;
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      interfering with, disrupting, or creating an undue burden on the CharityStorage Services or the networks or services connected to the CharityStorage Services;
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      attempting to impersonate another Member or person;
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      for band profiles, copying the code for your CharityStorage Player and embedding it into other profiles or asking other Members to embed it into their profiles;
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      using the account, username, or password of another Member at any time or disclosing your password to any third party or permitting any third party to access your account;
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      selling or otherwise transferring your profile;
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      using any information obtained from the CharityStorage Services in order to harass, abuse, or harm another person;
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      displaying an advertisement on your profile, or accepting payment or anything of value from a third person in exchange for your performing any .orgmercial activity on or through the CharityStorage Services on behalf of that person, such as placing .orgmercial content on your profile, posting blogs or bulletins with a .orgmercial purpose, selecting a profile with a .orgmercial purpose as one of your "Top 8" friends, or sending private messages with a .orgmercial purpose; or
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      using the CharityStorage Services in a manner inconsistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations.
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    Copyright Policy. You may not post, modify, distribute, or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information belonging to others without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights. It is the policy of CharityStorage.org to terminate Membership privileges of any Member who repeatedly infringes the copyright rights of others upon CharityStorage.org 's receipt of proper notification by the copyright owner or the copyright owner's legal agent. Without limiting the foregoing, if you believe that your work has been copied and posted on the CharityStorage Services in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our Copyright Agent with the following information: (i) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; (ii) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; (iii) a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the CharityStorage Services; (iv) your address, telephone number, and email address; (v) a written statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; (vi) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf. CharityStorage.org 's Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached as follows: Copyright Agent, CharityStorage.org , 500 Damonte Ranch Pkwy #1008, Reno NV, 89521; Attn: Copyright Agent; and email: copyrightagent@CharityStorage.org
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    Member Disputes. You are solely responsible for your interactions with other CharityStorage.org Members. CharityStorage.org reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other Members.
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    Privacy.Use of the CharityStorage Services is also governed by our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated into this Agreement by this reference. Click here to view The Privacy Policy.
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    Disclaimers.
    CharityStorage.org is not responsible for ensuring legal .orgpliance with state lien laws or state self storage acts or any other laws. CharityStorage.org does not guarantee .orgpliance with such laws or provide legal advice. CharityStorage.org is not a substitute for an attorney.
    CharityStorage.org is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate Content posted on the CharityStorage Website or in connection with the CharityStorage Services, whether caused by Users of the CharityStorage Services or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the CharityStorage Services. Profiles created and posted by Members on the CharityStorage Website may contain links to other websites. CharityStorage.org is not responsible for the Content, accuracy or opinions expressed on such websites, and such websites are in no way investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy or .orgpleteness by CharityStorage.org . Inclusion of any linked website on the CharityStorage Services does not imply approval or endorsement of the linked website by CharityStorage.org . When you access these third-party sites, you do so at your own risk. CharityStorage.org takes no responsibility for third party advertisements which are posted on this CharityStorage Website or through the CharityStorage Services, nor does it take any responsibility for the goods or services provided by its advertisers. CharityStorage.org is not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any User of the CharityStorage Services. CharityStorage.org assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, .orgmunications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, any User or Member .orgmunication. CharityStorage.org is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, .orgputer online systems, servers or providers, .orgputer equipment, software, failure of any email or players due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or on any of the CharityStorage Services or .orgbination thereof, including any injury or damage to Users or to any person's .orgputer related to or resulting from participation or downloading materials in connection with the CharityStorage Services. Under no circumstances shall CharityStorage.org be responsible for any loss or damage, including personal injury or death, resulting from use of the CharityStorage Services, attendance at a CharityStorage.org event, from any Content posted on or through the CharityStorage Services, or from the conduct of any Users of the CharityStorage Services, whether online or offline. The CharityStorage Services are provided "AS-IS" and as available. CharityStorage.org expressly disclaims any warranty of fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. CharityStorage.org cannot guarantee and does not promise any specific results from use of the CharityStorage Services.
    The Self Storage Legal Network (SSLN) does not provide legal services. The Self Storage Legal Network ("SSLN") is not a law firm but independent legal information consulting firm and not a part of the Self Storage Association (Association) or CharityStorage. As such, no information or advice is given as part of the ordinary membership benefits of the Association or CharityStorage, nor is it given on behalf of the Association or CharityStorage. The SSLN does not serve as an attorney for Association or CharityStorage members who subscribe to their respective services. The information is provided by experienced licensed attorneys. The SSLN cannot offer advice on disputes between operators who are subscribers, nor can the SSLN represent any subscriber in a lawsuit, or engage in any .orgmunication with any person or firm with whom a subscriber may have a dispute. The undersigned acknowledge that an attorney/client relationship is not created between the SSLN and its subscribers or subscribers to CharityStorage services. The information or advice offered by the SSLN to any inquiring subscriber is based upon the description of the problem offered at the time, and there may be facts or aspects of the problem which are not known, or not adequately .orgmunicated by the inquiring subscriber at the time advice is sought. The advice given is intended to be pragmatic and preventative in nature, and based upon the best judgment and experience of the SSLN attorney responding to the inquiry. The subscriber should always follow up with an inquiry to his or her lawyer in the event that further .orgplications or disputes are expected. The SSLN is not a substitute for your lawyer's advice or representation, and no advice given should be taken as overruling any advice given by your lawyer. In the event of any perceived discrepancy or conflict in the advice given by the SSLN and any advice given by your lawyer, you should consult further with your lawyer to arrive at a definitive course of action. Your own lawyer must always have the last word on how to proceed.
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    Limitation on Liability.IN NO EVENT SHALL CHARITYSTORAGE.ORG BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFIT DAMAGES ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES, EVEN IF CHARITYSTORAGE.ORG HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED HEREIN, CHARITYSTORAGE.ORG 'S LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF THE ACTION, WILL AT ALL TIMES BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT PAID, IF ANY, BY YOU TO CHARITYSTORAGE.ORG FOR THE CHARITYSTORAGE SERVICES DURING THE TERM OF MEMBERSHIP.
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    U.S. Export Controls.Software available in connection with the CharityStorage Services (the "Software") is further subject to United States export controls. No Software may be downloaded from the CharityStorage Services or otherwise exported or re-exported in violation of U.S. export laws. Downloading or using the Software is at your sole risk.
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    Disputes.If there is any dispute about or involving the CharityStorage Services, you agree that the dispute shall be governed by the laws of the State of California, USA, without regard to conflict of law provisions and you agree to exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue in the state and federal courts of the United States located in the State of California, City of Los Angeles. Either CharityStorage.org or you may demand that any dispute about or involving the CharityStorage Services must be settled by arbitration utilizing the dispute resolution procedures of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) in Los Angeles, California, USA, provided that the foregoing shall not prevent CharityStorage.org from seeking injunctive relief in a court of .orgpetent jurisdiction.
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    Indemnity.You agree to indemnify and hold CharityStorage.org , its subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their respective officers, agents, partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the CharityStorage Services in violation of this Agreement and/or arising from a breach of this Agreement and/or any breach of your representations and warranties set forth above and/or if any Content that you post on the CharityStorage Website or through the CharityStorage Services causes CharityStorage.org to be liable to another.
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    Force Majeure.CharityStorage.org shall not be liable for failure or delay in performing it obligations hereunder if such failure or delay is due to circumstances beyond its reasonable control, including, without limitation, acts of any governmental body, war, insurrection, sabotage, embargo, fire, flood, strike or other labor disturbance, interruption of or delay in transportation, unavailability of, interruption or delay in tele.orgmunications or third party services, failure of third party software or hardware or inability to obtain raw materials, supplies or power used in or equipment needed for provision of the services.
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    This Agreement is accepted upon your use of the CharityStorage Website or any of the CharityStorage Services and is further affirmed by you be.orging a Member. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and CharityStorage.org regarding the use of the CharityStorage Services. The failure of CharityStorage.org to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision. The section titles in this Agreement are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. This Agreement operates to the fullest extent permissible by law. If any provision of this Agreement is unlawful, void or unenforceable, that provision is deemed severable from this Agreement and does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
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  • Use of this Website constitutes acceptance of the CharityStorage.org Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.