Terms and Conditions
We make no claims that the Sites or any of its content is accessible, downloadable or appropriate outside of the United States. Access to the Content may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Sites from outside the United States, you do so at your own risk and on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.
Hillel authorizes you to view and download and print a single copy of the Content solely for your own lawful, personal, non-commercial use. You may not modify, edit, create derivative works from Text-Based Content or reprinted materials nor are you permitted to use such Content for commercial purposes without Hillel’s prior written consent. Any such download or use of the Content shall include the following copyright notice: “Copyright ©YEAR, Hillel. All rights reserved” and retain other copyright and proprietary rights notices which were contained in the Content. Except as expressly authorized in this paragraph, non-text based Content may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of Hillel and/or its licensors, as applicable, regardless of the intended use. Non-text based Content may not be modified in any way.
Except as provided under a specific submission practice described on the Sites or in other Hillel materials made available to you, Hillel does not claim ownership of any information or material a user provides to Hillel or posts, uploads, inputs, submits, or transmits to this Sites (“Submission”). If you provide a Submission to Hillel pursuant to specific guidelines or practices identified by Hillel, such as for submitting a proposal, submitting content for a Hillel publication, or submitting a photograph, such Submission shall also be governed by the applicable guidelines or practices
You agree that you will not make any Submission that is, in whole or in part, libelous; scandalous; inflammatory; discriminatory; defamatory; false; threatening; vulgar; obscene; pornographic; profane; abusive; harassing; invasive of another’s privacy; hateful or bashing; aimed at gender, race, color, sexual orientation, national origin, religious views, or disability; in violation of local, state, national, or international law; or that infringes on, or violates, any right of any party. Additionally, you agree that you will not: (a) make any Submission that is an advertisement or solicitation of business; (b) disrupt the normal flow of dialogue or make a Submission unrelated to the topic being discussed (unless it is clear the discussion is free-form); (c) post a chain letter or pyramid scheme; impersonate another person; (d) distribute viruses or other harmful computer code; (e) harvest or otherwise collects information about others, including email addresses, without their consent; (f) post the same note more than once or “spamming”; (g) engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Sites, or which, in the judgment of Hillel, exposes Hillel or any of its licensors, partners, or customers to any liability or detriment of any type; or (h) post partisan political statements aimed at influencing legislation or supporting or opposing candidates for public office, or in a manner that otherwise violates the law. All Submissions reflect the views of such individual that provided such Submission and do not necessarily reflect the views of Hillel.
Except as provided under a specific submission practice described on the Sites or in other Hillel materials made available to you, by making a Submission, you agree that such Submission is non-confidential, non-proprietary, and may be disseminated or used by Hillel. If you make a Submission, you automatically grant—or warrant that the owner of such content has expressly granted—Hillel a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, create derivative works from, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display the Submission in any media or medium, or any form, format, or forum now known or hereafter developed. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Hillel is not required to use any Submission.
Any and all offers or promotions advertised on this Sites are void where prohibited, and are subject to the posting of any official rules to such offers or promotions.
Storage of Content
You agree that Hillel may establish, in its sole discretion and without prior notice to you, a maximum amount of storage space for Content stored or transmitted through the Sites. You agree that Hillel has no responsibility or liability for the deletion of or failure to store any messages, communications, or other Content stored or transmitted through the Sites.
Reliance on Information Posted
The information presented on or through the Sites is made available solely for general information purposes. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of this information. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk. We disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by you or any other visitor to the Website, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
The Sites may include content provided by third parties, including materials provided by other users, bloggers, and third-party licensors, syndicators, aggregators, and/or reporting services. All statements and/or opinions expressed in these materials, and all articles and responses to questions and other content, other than the content provided by the Company, are solely the opinions and the responsibility of the person or entity providing those materials. These materials do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Company. We are not responsible, or liable to you or any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials provided by any third parties.
THE INFORMATION, MATERIALS AND CONTENT ON THE SITE ARE PROVIDED SOLELY FOR INFORMATIONAL, EDUCATIONAL, AND RESEARCH PURPOSES. YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS SUBJECT TO THE ADDITIONAL DISCLAIMERS THAT MAY APPEAR THROUGHOUT THE SITE. HILLEL AND ITS LICENSORS AND AGENTS ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY CONSEQUENCES RELATING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY TO ANY ACTION OR INACTION YOU TAKE BASED ON THE CONTENT.
Liability of Hillel and Its Licensors and Partners
The use of the Sites or the Content is at your own risk. The Content in this Sites could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Hillel may make changes or improvements at any time.
THE CONTENT IN THIS SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, EVIDENCE ACTION DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. HILLEL DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE CONTENT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. HILELL DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF OR THE RESULT OF THE USE OF THE CONTENT IN THIS SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. YOU (AND NOT EVIDENCE ACTION) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION.
If you choose, or are provided with, a user name, password, or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any other person or entity. You also acknowledge that your account is personal to you and agree not to provide any other person with access to this Website or portions of it using your user name, password, or other security information. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your user name or password or any other breach of security. You also agree to ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. You should use particular caution when accessing your account from a public or shared computer so that others are not able to view or record your password or other personal information.
Contact with Third Parties and Third Party Sites
Your interactions with a third party on the Sites, or based on such third party’s participation or presence on the Sites, are solely between you and the third party. You agree that Hillel shall have no liability with respect to any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of any dealings between you and any third party, or as a result of the presence of such third party on the Sites.
The Sites may include links to third party websites or resources over which Hillel has no control. These links are provided solely as a convenience to users and should not be construed as an endorsement by Hillel of content on those third party websites or resources. Your access and use of such websites or resources is solely at your own risk. Hillel makes no representations or warranties with respect to the content, ownership, or legality of any such linked third party website.
Linking to the Sites and Social Media Features‘
You may link to our homepage, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval, or endorsement on our part.
This Sites may provide certain social media features that enable you to:
- Link from your own or certain third-party websites to certain content on this Sites.
- Send emails or other communications with certain content, or links to certain content, on this Sites.
- Cause limited portions of content on this Sites to be displayed or appear to be displayed on your own or certain third-party websites.
You may use these features solely as they are provided by us and otherwise in accordance with any additional terms and conditions we provide with respect to such features. Subject to the foregoing, you must not:
- Establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
- Cause the Sites or portions of it to be displayed on, or appear to be displayed by, any other site, for example, framing, deep linking, or in-line linking.
- Link to any part of the Sites other than the homepage.
You agree to cooperate with us in causing any unauthorized framing or linking immediately to stop. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
We may disable all or any social media features and any links at any time without notice in our discretion.
The Hillel name, logo, and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs, and slogans are trademarks and intellectual property of Hillel or its affiliates or licensors. You must not use such marks without the prior written permission of Hillel. All other names, logos, product and service names, designs, and slogans on this Sites are the trademarks of their respective owners.
Modification or Suspension of the Sites
You agree that Hillel may, in its sole discretion and at any time, modify, discontinue, or suspend its operation of the Sites, any part thereof or any Contents, temporarily or permanently, without notice or liability to you.
Notice and Take Down Procedures
If you believe any Submission accessible on or from the Sites infringes your copyright, you may request removal of those materials (or access thereto) from this Sites by contacting Hillel (address identified below) and providing the following information:
- Identification of the copyrighted work that you believe to be infringed. Please describe the work, and where possible include a copy or the location (e.g., URL) of an authorized version of the work.
- Identification of the Submission that you believe to be infringing and its location. Please describe the Submission, and provide us with its URL or any other pertinent information that will allow us to locate the Submission.
- Your name, address, telephone number, and (if available) email address.
- A statement that you have a good faith belief that the complained of use of the work is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
- A statement that the information you have supplied is accurate, and indicating that “under penalty of perjury,” you are the copyright owner or authorized representative.
- A signature or the electronic equivalent from the copyright holder or authorized representative.
Our address for copyright issues relating to this website is as follows:
Charles and Lynn Schusterman International Center
Arthur and Rochelle Belfer Building
800 Eighth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001-3724
In an effort to protect the rights of copyright owners, Hillel maintains a policy for the termination, in appropriate circumstances, of users of this Sites who are repeat infringers.