Inconvenient Youth Terms of Use

Terms and Conditions of Use last revised December 2, 2009.
Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using the Inconvenient Youth website ("this site" or "our site").

By using this site, you are accepting these Terms and Conditions of Use ("Terms and Conditions"). If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, please do not use our site.

Inconvenient Youth reserves the right to modify or amend these Terms and Conditions from time to time without notice. If you continue to use our site after we post changes to these Terms and Conditions, it will mean that you accept those changes.

Contents:

  • Your User Submissions to this Site
  • Community Guidelines
  • Notice of Claims for Copyright Infringement
  • Security and Account Registration
  • Outside Links
  • Privacy and Information Disclosure
  • Warranty Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability
  • Indemnity
  • General Provisions

Your User Submissions to this Site

You may submit information, text or other material (collectively, "User Submissions") to this site.

You agree that your User Submissions will comply with our Community Guidelines as set forth below. Inconvenient Youth does not endorse any User Submission or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and Inconvenient Youth expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with User Submissions.

Although Inconvenient Youth does not claim ownership of any User Submissions, by submitting any User Submission you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to Inconvenient Youth an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully paid, worldwide license to use, copy, perform, display, and distribute that User Submission and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, that User Submission, and to grant and authorize sublicenses (through multiple tiers) of the foregoing. Furthermore, by submitting any User Submission you automatically grant Inconvenient Youth all rights necessary to prohibit any subsequent aggregation, display, copying, duplication, reproduction, or exploitation of that User Submission by any party for any purpose.

You should be aware that your User Submissions are public, not private communications. When you voluntarily disclose personal information through your User Submissions, that information can be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages from other people.

By submitting any User Submission to this site, you represent and warrant that the User Submission is your original work, that the User Submission does not violate any agreement between you and a third party, and that the User Submission shall not infringe upon or violate any law, agreement or other rights of any kind, of any third party, without limitation, rights affecting copyright, trademark, unfair competition, contract, defamation, privacy or publicity.

You are solely responsible for any User Submission you post on this site. Inconvenient Youth has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor this site for inappropriate content. Inconvenient Youth may refuse or remove any User Submission for any reason, including but not limited to the fact that Inconvenient Youth determined, in its sole judgment, that your use of this site violates these Terms and Conditions.

User submissions Submissions displayed on this site are intended solely to promote awareness of the climate crisis and possible solutions. Featured information on this site in no way represents an express or implied endorsement by The Alliance for Climate Protection. Your participation is not an endorsement of any other opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed by any other participant.

Community Guidelines

We welcome and respect your opinions. We ask that you welcome and respect our opinions and those of other visitors to this site. Communicate with common courtesy and collegial respect; if you disagree, please disagree without being disagreeable. We also welcome your creativity, but don't be vulgar. The DON'T'S below are intended to keep this site a safe, informative, and constructive community for all those who visit it.

You agree not to submit, upload or post any User Submission to this site which (1) libels, defames, invades privacy, or is obscene, pornographic, abusive, harmful to minors, or threatening; (2) infringes any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity, including but not limited to, violating anyone's copyrights, patents, trade secrets, trademarks, trade names or other proprietary right of a third party, or would otherwise give rise to civil liability; (3) falsifies or deletes author attributions, legal notices or other proprietary designations; (4) violates any law or regulation; (5) constitutes or encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, under any applicable law or regulation; (6) contains viruses, corrupted files, or other materials that may cause damage to another's computer, (7) advertises or otherwise solicits funds or sales of goods or services, or which disseminates any junk mail, spam, chain letters, schemes or other form of such solicitation, (8) is false, deceptive, or misleading; (9) impersonates any person or entity including, but not limited to, an Inconvenient Youth employee or agent, or falsely states or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity; or (10) violates an applicable U.S. or foreign law, treaty, regulation or convention related to privacy, publicity, data protection, electronic communications or anti-spamming.

Notice of Claims for Copyright Infringement

If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please notify Inconvenient Youth's agent for notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement ("our Agent"), by email at: Youth@TheClimateProject.org.

Please provide our Agent with notice of the following ("your Notice"):

  • Identify the material on this site that you claim is infringing, with enough detail so that we may locate it on the website;
  • A 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;
  • A statement by you declaring under penalty of perjury that (1) the above information in your Notice is accurate, and (2) that you are the owner of the copyright interest involved or that you are authorized to act on behalf of that owner;
  • Your address, telephone number, and email address; and
  • Your physical or electronic signature.

Inconvenient Youth will remove the infringing materials(s), subject to the procedures outlined in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).

Security and Account Registration

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. However, your confidential use of this site cannot be guaranteed by Inconvenient Youth. Inconvenient Youth shall not be responsible for any harm that you or any person may suffer as the result of a breach of confidentiality with respect to information you transmitted to this site.

You may need to create an account to access some features or areas of this site. When creating such an account ("your account"), you must provide accurate and complete information. You are solely responsible for any and all uses of your account, and you must keep your password secure. You may never use the account of another user. You must notify Inconvenient Youth immediately if you suspect any unauthorized use of your account. Although Inconvenient Youth will not be liable for any unauthorized use of your account, you may be liable for the losses of Inconvenient Youth or others due to such unauthorized use.

Outside Links

Inconvenient Youth has not reviewed all of the sites linked to this site and is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to this site, whether or not they are affiliated with Inconvenient Youth. Such linked sites are for your convenience only and you access them at your own risk. Inconvenient Youth makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy or functioning of any such link. The fact that another web site is linked to our site does not constitute endorsement by Inconvenient Youth of the owner of the other site, the content of its site, or its products or services.

Privacy and Information Disclosure

Inconvenient Youth has established a privacy policy ("our Privacy Policy") to explain to users how their information is collected and used, which is located at the following web address: (insert link to privacy policy here).

Your use of this Site signifies acknowledgement of and agreement to our Privacy Policy. You further acknowledge and agree that Inconvenient Youth may, in its sole discretion, preserve or disclose your Content, as well as your information, such as email addresses, IP addresses, timestamps, and other user information, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: comply with legal process; enforce these Terms and Conditions; respond to claims that any User Submission violates the rights of third-parties; respond to claims that contact information (e.g. phone number, street address) of a third-party has been posted or transmitted without their consent or as a form of harassment; or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Inconvenient Youth, its users or the general public.

Warranty Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

ALL CONTENT ON THIS SITE IS PROVIDED SOLELY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES. YOUR USE AND BROWSING OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE CONTENT OF THIS SITE COULD INCLUDE TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR OTHER ERRORS. ALL CONTENT ON THIS SITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. INCONVENIENT YOUTH DOES NOT WARRANT THAT USE OF THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT OUR SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR TAKING ALL NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO ENSURE THAT ANY CONTENT YOU MAY OBTAIN FROM THE WEBSITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL CODE. INCONVENIENT YOUTH DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, OR RELIABILITY OF ANY CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR VERIFYING ANY INFORMATION BEFORE RELYING ON IT.

IN NO EVENT SHALL INCONVENIENT YOUTH, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR SITE, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR SITE, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE, WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THIS SITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT INCONVENIENT YOUTH IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT INCONVENIENT YOUTH SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR USER SUBMISSIONS OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU. IN THE EVENT THAT YOU HAVE ANY DISPUTE WITH ONE OR MORE OTHER USERS OF THIS SITE, YOU RELEASE INCONVENIENT YOUTH, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, PROMOTERS AND AGENTS, FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, DAMAGES, OBLIGATIONS, LOSSES, LIABILITIES, COSTS OR DEBTS, AND EXPENSES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ATTORNEY'S FEES), KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, SUSPECTED AND UNSUSPECTED, DISCLOSED AND UNDISCLOSED, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH SUCH DISPUTES.

THE FOREGOING WARRANTY DISCLAINER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION AND WILL SURVIVE THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND YOUR USE OF THIS SITE.

Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Inconvenient Youth, its officers, directors, employees, agents, promoters and affiliates, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees) incurred by Inconvenient Youth that arise from: (i) your use of and access to this site; (ii) your violation of any term of these Terms and Conditions; (iii) any inaccuracy in your representations and warranties as set forth in these Terms and Conditions; (iv) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right; or (v) any claim that one of your User Submissions caused damage to a third party. These obligations will survive your use of this site.

General Provisions

These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and Inconvenient Youth and govern your use of this site, superseding any prior agreements between you and Inconvenient Youth. These Terms and Conditions may not be modified by you, in writing or otherwise, unless agreed to in a written document signed by Inconvenient Youth. These Terms and Conditions and the relationship between you and Inconvenient Youth shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You and Inconvenient Youth agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the county of Santa Clara, California. Whenever possible, each provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be interpreted in such manner as to be effective and valid under applicable law, but if any provision is deemed prohibited or invalid under applicable law, such provision shall be ineffective to the extent of such prohibition or invalidity without invalidating the remainder of such provision or the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions. The failure of Inconvenient Youth to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of these Terms and Conditions remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Service or these Terms and Conditions must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.