The purpose of this document is to establish and regulate the rules of use of the Website https://changefoundation.org/ (hereinafter the “Website”), understanding by Website all the pages and their contents owned by Change.org Foundation which are accessed through the Site and its subdomains.
The use, access, navigation and visualization of contents hosted in the Site attributes the condition of User of the same and implies the acceptance of all the conditions included in this Legal Notice. The User undertakes to read carefully this Legal Notice each time he or she intends to use the Site, since the Site and its conditions of use contained in this Legal Notice may be subject to change.
The Change.org Foundation may at any time modify the conditions determined here, being duly published as they appear here. The validity of these conditions will depend on their exposure and will remain in force until they are modified by other duly published.
1. Site Ownership
The titleholder of this Site is:
The Change.org Charitable Foundation
548 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
2. Intellectual Property Rights.
Change.org Foundation by itself or as an assignee, is the owner of all intellectual and industrial property rights of the Site, as well as any all elements contained therein and its subdomains (including but not limited to images, sound, audio, video, software or texts; trademarks or logos, combination of logos, structure and design, selection of materials used, computer programs necessary for its operation, access and use, etc.), owned by Change.org Foundation or its licensors.
By virtue of the provisions contained in the Intellectual Property regulations, the reproduction, distribution and public communication, including its method of making available, of all or part of the contents of this website, for commercial purposes, in any medium and by any technical means, without the authorization of Change.org Foundation are expressly prohibited.
Users undertake to respect the Intellectual and Industrial Property rights owned by Change.org Foundation. As a user you may view the elements of the Site and even print, copy and store them on the hard drive of your computer or on any other physical device provided it is, solely and exclusively, for your personal and private use. As a user you shall refrain from deleting, altering, evading or manipulating any protection device or security system implemented on the Site owned by Change.org Foundation.
3. Liability Exemption.
The content, programs, information and/or advice, if any, expressed on this Site should be understood as merely orientative. Change.org Foundation is not responsible and/or liable in any way for the effectiveness or accuracy on the content hosted and/or displayed on this Site, being exempt from any contractual or extra-contractual liability towards the users who make use of it and any third parties with regards to the users’ activities through the site, in accordance with the terms and conditions set in these Terms and Conditions.
Change.org Foundation holds the right to make any changes it deems appropriate to its Site without prior notice, and may change, delete or add both the content and services provided through it and the way in which they are presented or located on its site.
Notwithstanding the above, Change.org Foundation does not warrant and is not liable for:
(i) The continuity of the contents of the Site;
(ii) The absence of errors in the contents or services;
(iii) The absence of viruses and/or other harmful components in the Site or in the server that provides it;
(iv) The invulnerability of the Site and/or the impregnability of the security measures adopted in it;
(v) The lack of usefulness or performance of the contents and services of the Site;
(vi) Damage or harm caused, to itself or to a third party, by any person who violates the conditions, rules and instructions that Change.org Foundation establishes on the Site or through the violation of the security systems of the Site.
Should the user become aware of the existence of any unlawful or illegal content, which is illicit or which may involve an infringement of intellectual and/or industrial property rights, or of any other third-party rights, he/she must immediately notify Change.org Foundation so that the appropriate measures can be taken.
In the event that the website contains links or hyperlinks to other Internet sites, Change.org Foundation will not exercise any type of control over such sites and content. Under no circumstances will Change.org Foundation assume any liability for the contents of any link belonging to a third-party website, nor till it guarantees the technical availability, quality, reliability, accuracy, comprehensiveness, veracity, validity and constitutionality of any material of any material or information contained in any of these hyperlinks or other Internet sites. Likewise, the inclusion of these external links will not imply any type of association, merger or participation with the connected entities.
Notwithstanding the above, some links will be previously negotiated or agreed with the person responsible for the linked content, so that a consideration is generated for the actions freely taken by the User. This situation will not affect in any case the exclusion of responsibility for the linked content or the independence of this media.
5. Users Terms and Conditions.
Access to this Site is free except for the cost of connection through the telecommunications network provided by the access provider contracted by users.
The use of the Site for purposes detrimental to the property or interests of Change.org Foundation or any third party or otherwise overloading, damaging or rendering useless the networks, servers and other computer hardware or software products and applications of Change.org Foundation or any third party is expressly prohibited.
The user assumes full liability for the use of the portal. The user undertakes to make appropriate use of the contents that Change.org Foundation offers through its portal and, including, but not limited to, not to use them to:
(i) engage in unlawful, illegal or activities contrary to good faith and public order;
(ii) disseminate content or propaganda of a racist, xenophobic, pornographic-illegal, apology of terrorism or offensive against human rights;
(iii) cause damage to the physical and logical systems of Change.org Foundation, its suppliers or third parties, introduce or spread on the network computer viruses or any other physical or logical systems that are likely to cause the aforementioned damage;
Change.org Foundation will pursue the breach of these conditions, as well as any improper use of its portal exercising all civil and criminal actions that may be applicable in law.
7. Cookies Policy
Change.org Foundation will pursue any and all breaches of these conditions, as well as any misuse of its Site by exercising all civil and criminal actions that may be applicable in law.
In the event that any provision of these Terms and Conditions is considered null and void or unenforceable by the Public Administration or Justice Administration, such invalidity or unenforceability shall not affect the rest of the contents of the Terms and Conditions.
The failure of Change.org Foundation to exercise or enforce any right or provision contained in these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of these Terms and Conditions unless Change.org Foundation expressly acknowledges and agrees said waiver in writing.
9. Alteration of this Legal Notice and Term
Change.org Foundation may at any time modify the provisions contained herein, and they shall be published as they are shown here. The enforceability of these conditions will depend on their disclosure and will be in force until they are modified by other properly published provisions.
Users of Change.org Foundation expressly submit any dispute that may arise in relation to the interpretation of these Terms and Conditions, or their access and use thereof, to USA Law and the laws of the Estate of California. The competent jurisdiction shall be California Courts and Tribunals.
11. Contact us
If you have any questions about the conditions reflected in these Terms and Conditions, or if you wish to make any suggestion or recommendation, please contact us through the following address: The Change.org Charitable Foundation at 548 Market Street Box #29993, San Francisco, CA 94103.
These Terms and Conditions has been revised and published as of December 13, 2020.