Terms and Conditions of
Website Use

Effective Date: October 8, 2015

Welcome to pgpf.org, the Internet site (the “Site”) of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation (“PGPF,“ “we” or “us”). Please read these Terms and Conditions of Website Use (“Terms and Conditions”) carefully before using the Site. These Terms and Conditions set forth the legally binding terms and conditions that govern your access to and use of this Site. BY USING THE SITE, YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND OUR PRIVACY POLICY, which is incorporated herein by reference. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR ANY REASON, PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE.

These Terms and Conditions may be updated by us at any time. Your continued use of the Site after any such modifications shall constitute your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions as modified.

Uses of Our Site and Content

PGPF is proud to provide Internet users with a rich collection of content, including video and audio clips, digital downloads, text and images (collectively, the “Content”). All Content on our website is the intellectual property of PGPF or certain third parties, and is protected by copyright and other intellectual property law. Use of this Site shall not transfer or grant any rights in any intellectual property or other rights in such Content to you or to third parties. We have the right (but not the obligation) to monitor this Site for any violations of the policies below and to take all appropriate actions in response (including removing material submitted to our Site and/or revoking your right to use the Site), without notice to you. We reserve the right to change or supplement these policies at any time.

  1. You may copy and print a limited number of individual pages of the Site. However, you may not extract, copy or download a large portion of the Content, such as by a bot, webcrawler, scraper, spider or other device that "harvests" portions of the Site.
  2. You must not remove from any such copies our copyright notice or other legends. You may not alter or modify the Content.
  3. You may use our Content solely for your personal, non-commercial purposes. Unless you receive our permission in advance, you may not exploit any of our Content commercially, forward it as a mass distribution, or post it on another website, including a blog, social networking site or peer-to-peer distribution site.
  4. You may link other websites to this Site, but you may not imply or suggest that PGPF has endorsed or is affiliated with such websites. You may not display this Site as "framed" within another website.
  5. You may not post or send through our Site any materials or communications that are defamatory, obscene, profane, indecent, pornographic, harassing, threatening, abusive, or otherwise objectionable, as we may determine in our sole discretion.
  6. You may not post or send through our Site any materials or communications that may be deemed to be lobbying or electioneering communications within the meaning of applicable federal law.
  7. You may not (and may not encourage others to) violate any law, regulation, rule or the intellectual property, privacy or publicity, or contractual rights of others, or attempt to violate the security of this Site or use or gain access to the identities, information or computers of others through this Site.
  8. You may not use this Site for commercial, marketing or advertising purposes or to solicit information, transactions or money from other Site users.
  9. You may not use this Site to engage in spamming, flooding, flaming, trolling, spoofing, griefing, phishing or other unauthorized or unwelcome online conduct.
  10. You may not transmit any virus, worm, time bomb or similar system interference or corruptant through this Site, or delete, decompile, reverse engineer, dissemble or otherwise deconstruct any portion of the Site.

Submitting Your Content

PGPF welcomes your comments and any other content you choose to submit to us. To avoid any misunderstandings, please be advised that any comments, videos, content, suggestions, ideas or other information that you submit, transmit, upload, send or post to or through the Site, including any content submitted through imready.pgpf.org, (“User Communication”) will not be treated as confidential, and you agree that any User Communication may be modified, posted, edited, published, copied, distributed or used by PGPF or our designees in our sole discretion for any purpose.

Links to Other Websites

For your convenience, this Site may link to other websites. We do not monitor or endorse, and do not have any responsibility for, any other websites, including their products and services, content, communications and policies. PGPF expressly disclaims any responsibility for your access to or use of such other websites, including the privacy policies and customer information practices of such sites. You access all other websites from this Site entirely at your own risk.

Limitations of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL PGPF OR ITS AFFILIATES OR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, MANAGERS, PARTNERS, MEMBERS, DONORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR REPRESENTATIVES (COLLECTIVELY, “RELATED PERSONS”) BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY CLAIMS, LIABILITIES, LOSSES, COSTS OR DAMAGES, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY ACCESS, USE (OR INABILITY TO USE) OR DISTRIBUTION OF THE SITE, INCLUDING ITS OPERATION, AVAILABILITY, FUNCTIONALITY, SECURITY, TRANSMISSION OF VIRUSES OR OTHER SUBJECT MATTER, OR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENT OR ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIALS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE. THIS IS TRUE EVEN IF PGPF HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR LOSSES.

Copyright Policy

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to block and/or terminate access to this Site by anyone who infringes the rights of any other persons. If you believe that another user has infringed your copyright or other intellectual property rights on this Site, click here for our reporting procedure and information regarding PGPF's designated agent for notifications of claimed infringement under Section 512(c)(2) of the U.S. Copyright Act, as enacted through the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.

Trademarks

“PGPF,” “Peter G. Peterson Foundation,” “pgpf.org”, “I.O.U.S.A.,” and certain other marks displayed on this Site are trademarks owned by PGPF. Certain other trademarks displayed on this Site are, to our knoweldge, the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with our organization. You may not use any trademark or logo of PGPF or any third party that appears on the Site without prior written consent.

Disclaimer

WE HOPE YOU ENJOY USING THIS SITE, BUT PLEASE UNDERSTAND THAT YOU DO SO SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. PGPF, ITS AFFILIATES AND THEIR RELATED PERSONS PROVIDE THE SITE AND THE CONTENT ON AN "AS IS" AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, AND MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THIS SITE OR OF ANY CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE, INCLUDING WITH RESPECT TO MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AVAILAIBLITY, SECURITY, ACCURACY, FREEDOM FROM VIRUSES OR MALWARE, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, FUNCTIONALITY, RELIABILITY, SEQUENCING OR SPEED OF DELIVERY.

International Use

We make no claim that our Site is appropriate or lawful for use or access outside the United States. Furthermore, our databases are located in the United States. If you access this Site from outside the United States, you do so at your own risk. You are solely responsible for complying with all local laws, rules and regulations regarding online conduct and access. By sending us User Communications or any of your data, you consent to its transfer to and storage within the United States.

Governing Law/Forum

These Terms and Conditions are governed by New York law. If we have a dispute regarding these Terms and Conditions or your use of our Site, you agree that it shall be resolved solely in the state or federal courts located in the borough of Manhattan, New York City.

Contact Us

Please contact us at comments@pgpf.org if you have any questions about the Site or these Terms and Conditions.

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