Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

Welcome to Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life’s website hillel.org. The following Terms and Conditions apply to all users of the website, hillel.org, as well as any other Hillel websites, digital content, mobile applications, online service or anywhere these terms and conditions are shown. Hillel is not responsible for any third-party site or content to which a Hillel website or Hillel digital content may link. Hillel reserves the right to make changes at any time to these Terms and Conditions, and will make those changes available on hillel.org. BY USING THE SITE, YOU AKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, IN THEIR ENTIRETY, AS APPLIED TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, Hillel recommends that you do not access or use the online content, services and websites that Hillel provides.


The content and services housed on Hillel websites are for your noncommercial, personal use and may be used by you for informational purposes only. You acknowledge that you are using Hillel online services and content at your own risk. Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life assumes no responsibility for mistakes or missing information in these materials. Hillel makes no claims that online services continue uninterrupted, error-free, or free of viruses or other harmful components. No advice or information provided by Hillel or any other party shall create any warranty or liability. Hillel does not warrant or represent that your use of
content shown on any Hillel website will not infringe the rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with Hillel. In the case of the College Guide, visitors should always seek the advice of the local Hillel professional regarding data and services listed in relationship to a specific college or university (see College Guide disclaimer).

To the extent permitted by law, Hillel will not be liable for any damages arising from the use of this website or any other online service provided by Hillel. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Hillel, its affiliates, officers, employees and agents harmless from any and all claims, liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, arising in any way from your use of the website. IN THE EVENT, THAT YOU HAVE ANY PROBLEM WITH THIS WEBSITE OR ANY ONLINE CONTENT, YOU AGREE THAT YOUR SOLE REMEDY IS TO STOP USING THIS WEBSITE.


Your use of the Site does not grant to you ownership of any content, code, data or materials you may access on the Site. You should assume that anything you read or see on a Hillel website is protected by copyright unless otherwise stated and may only be used according to these
Terms and Conditions. Any commercial distribution, publishing or use of the website materials, or any content, source code, or data without the express written permission of Hillel is strictly forbidden. You may not otherwise display copy, reproduce, distribute, modify, transfer, or create derivative works from or otherwise exploit any content, code, data or materials on Hillel websites. If you make other use of the website or materials thereon, you may violate copyright and other laws of the United States, other countries, as well as applicable state laws and may be subject criminal prosecution.


Third Party Content
Wherever Hillel websites, online services, and digital content make reference to third party organizations or include information, content, or graphics from third parties, Hillel assumes third party content is for general informational purposes only and displaying third party content does not constitute a recommendation or endorsement of the opinion, product or service.  Hillel makes no claim as to the accuracy or relevance of third party content. If you decide to access any other websites linked to or from this website, you do so entirely at your own risk.

User Responsibilities

Any communication or material you transmit directly to the Hillel website or post through a Hillel online service either by electronic mail, file upload or form submission, including any data, questions, or comments will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. Any personal information you submit to Hillel is covered by our Privacy Policy. Hillel shall have the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable and transferable right to adapt copy, distribute, display, publish and use the content by any means. You should not disclose sensitive, personal, proprietary or confidential information in public areas of the Hillel website like comments or blogs.

You shall not ‘Screen Scrape’, data harvest or remove content from a Hillel website. You shall not employ ‘spiders’ or other means of automated access to a Hillel website or its content.

You shall not upload, distribute, or otherwise publish through this website any content, information, or other material that (a) violates or infringes the copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights of any person; (b) is libelous, threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, pornographic, or could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under U.S. or international law; or (c) includes any bugs, viruses, worms, trap doors, Trojan horses or other harmful code or properties.

Hillel reserves the right to immediately remove any content Hillel deems offensive, or in violation of these Terms and Conditions. Hillel also reserves the right to remove a user account, without notice, if the user has been found to pose a threat to other users or has violated any rule laid out in the Terms and Conditions.

You are solely responsible for protecting the security and confidentiality of the password and identification assigned to you. You shall immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your password or identification or any other breach or threatened breach of this website’s security.


Social Media
Use of social media sites like a Facebook or Twitter follow separate terms and policies as established by those entities and are not subject to Hillel’s Terms and Conditions. Be aware that content posted on Hillel, like comments, are displayed publicly and may show up in social media channels. Hillel makes no claim of responsibility for sharing or posting content through third party social media channels. Each user must use their own discretion to determine if the content they share is acceptable for wider distribution through social media. But Hillel reserves the right to delete or remove content where possible in social media channels.


If you do not understand any of the foregoing Terms and Conditions, or if you have any questions or comments, we encourage you to contact us.