Intellectual Property Guidelines

Business Policies & Intellectual Property Guidelines

INTRODUCTION
These Business Policies & Intellectual Property Guidelines and our Privacy Policy (“High Risk Hope Policies”) govern the use of the High Risk Hope and High Risk Hope Tot Trot websites (“High Risk Hope Sites”) and the information, services, products, messages, and other content and materials (“Materials”) provided to our visitors. By using our websites you agree to these Terms of Use and the High Risk Hope Policies. High Risk Hope has firm guidelines in place protecting our brand, logo, intellectual property and business relationships. Violating these guidelines can and will result in serious fines and legal action.

COPYRIGHTS
Individual documents specifically provided for you to download are copyrighted by High Risk Hope and may be downloaded for personal, non-commercial use only. Permission to otherwise reprint, copy, electronically reproduce, or use any document on the High Risk Hope Sites, in part or in whole, is expressly prohibited unless prior written consent is obtained from High Risk Hope. In order to obtain consent please contact High Risk Hope, 1702 N. Avenida Republica de Cuba Tampa, FL 33605 or info@highriskhope.org. The High Risk Hope Sites and all other content that may be found at the High Risk Hope Sites, including software, text, illustrations, graphic material, designs, photographs, video or audio clips, product listings and descriptions, and the organization of the database are protected by copyright and are owned by or licensed to High Risk Hope and may not be copied in any manner, reprinted, modified, distributed or otherwise exploited. Text, graphics, illustrations, photographs, videos, images and other content that have been posted, uploaded or otherwise submitted by users of the High Risk Hope Sites are owned by the user and licensed to High Risk Hope and may not be reproduced, displayed, modified or distributed in any way unless otherwise noted. We encourage you to use the widgets, tweets, posts, banner photos, badges and other tools available through the High Risk Hope Sites. You agree that in using these tools, you will not modify their content, that you will include all copyright notices and trademark symbols, without modification, that you will not use them in a manner that would imply endorsement by High Risk Hope of your or any third party’s web site, products or services or any causes other than those of High Risk Hope, and that you will not use them in any way that is illegal or harmful to any third party or would demean, defame, embarrass, diminish or cause any harm to High Risk Hope.

TRADEMARKS
High Risk Hope, High Risk Hope Tot Trot, Bed Rest Basket, NICU Napsack and NICUstrong and other High Risk Hope event and program names and logos, (“High Risk Hope Marks”) are trademarks or service marks of High Risk Hope and may not be used without the prior written consent of High Risk Hope, except that you shall have the right and obligation to maintain the name of High Risk Hope appearing in the copyright notice on any Materials.

THE High Risk Hope NAME
“High Risk Hope” is a registered trademark of the United States Patent & Trademark Office. Without the express written consent of an officer of the organization, the High Risk Hope name may be used only to describe where donated funds are designated, but may not be used to promote any product or service. Furthermore, the High Risk Hope name may not be placed on any products or product packaging without the express written consent of the organization. If given approval, please do not place the High Risk Hope name in greater prominence than the company or product benefiting High Risk Hope on any promotional materials or websites.

USE OF THE High Risk Hope LOGO
Use of the “High Risk Hope logo” is strictly prohibited outside of official corporate partnerships. If you would like to request permission to use our logo, please contact us at info@highriskhope.org.

ALTERATION OF THE High Risk Hope LOGO
Alteration or modification of the “High Risk Hope logo” in any way is strictly prohibited under ANY AND ALL circumstances.

USE OF High Risk Hope IMAGES
Use of High Risk Hope images, videos and other photos that appear on our website or public materials are strictly prohibited unless the express written consent is granted by an officer of the organization or otherwise noted on the High Risk Hope sites.

GIFTS IN KIND
High Risk Hope is grateful to all of the organizations that donate goods and services to our organization. Our organization thrives as a result of this support. If you would like to make an in kind gift, please contact us at info@highriskhope.org.

BUSINESS PARTNERS
High Risk Hope enters into official partnerships with companies who have an established brand and a strong commitment to our mission. A corporate partnership with High Risk Hope requires a significant financial contribution and long-term commitment. To honor our official partners, we ask that all other companies and individuals please refrain from using any language containing the words “partner”, “partnership” or “family member” when referring to their support of High Risk Hope.

DONATING SALES
Email info@highriskhope.org to receive an external event application and receive approval prior to any external event where High Risk Hope will be a named beneficiary. Donating a portion of sales from your products and services cannot give the appearance of an endorsement, approval, sponsorship, partnership, affiliation or recommendation of such product or service by High Risk Hope or its partners. If your company wishes to donate a portion of your proceeds to High Risk Hope, companies and individuals must clearly state the percentage or the exact amount of the purchase (dollars and cents) that will be donated. For example, you may say, “XX% of the proceeds from this sale will benefit High Risk Hope, a non-profit organization dedicated to prolonging high risk pregnancies and improving the outcomes for premature infants.”

USE OF High Risk Hope SITES MATERIALS
The Materials contained on the High Risk Hope Sites are provided for educational and informational purposes only. High Risk Hope is not engaged in rendering medical advice or recommendations. The Materials are not a substitute for professional medical advice and treatment or your consultation with qualified physicians and other health care professionals regarding your individual health needs.

We encourage you to take note of the signature date provided at the end of the text of documents contained on the High Risk Hope Sites. Ongoing advancements in scientific, medical, health care, technology and other related fields may out date or alter the overall usefulness and accuracy of the Materials we have made available to you. As you view those High Risk Hope Site documents, please take their signature dates into consideration.

SUBMITTING USER MATERIALS
On certain pages within the High Risk Hope Sites, you may post, upload, transmit (“Submit”) comments, messages, text, photographs, videos or other content and materials (“User Materials”). When you Submit any User Materials, you represent that such User Materials are unique to you or are used with permission of the copyright holder and you have received the permission of any person appearing in the photograph or video. You retain the copyright and other rights in the User Materials.However, by submitting the User Materials to the High Risk Hope Sites you hereby grant to High Risk Hope a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide, transferable license to copy, transmit, modify, display and otherwise use the User Materials in any and all media in the sole discretion of High Risk Hope in support of its mission and its fundraising efforts. User Materials submitted by users to the High Risk Hope Sites are the sole responsibility of the person who posts them and any opinions or views expressed are those of the individual users. You understand that you may be exposed to User Materials that may be offensive, indecent or objectionable. High Risk Hope does not control any User Materials, is not responsible for their accuracy, and is not liable in any way for such User Materials. However, High Risk Hope reserves the right in its sole discretion to (i) edit or delete any User Materials submitted to or appearing on the High Risk Hope Sites, and (ii) refuse access to the High Risk Hope Sites to any user.

By using the High Risk Hope Sites, you agree to abide by the following rules:
1. You may not Submit User Materials:

  • That are libelous, defamatory, obscene, fraudulent, harmful, threatening, abusive or hateful.
  • That infringe the property rights of others (including, without limitation, another person’s copyright or trademark), or violate the privacy or publicity rights of others.
  • That violate any law.

2. You may not use the High Risk Hope Sites:

  • To conduct any activity that is illegal.
  • To harass, abuse, stalk, threaten, defame or otherwise infringe or violate the rights of any other party.
  • To advertise or sell products or services to others.
  • To send unwanted email or “Spam.”

3. You may not transmit software viruses or other code, files or programs designed to interfere with the functionality of the High Risk Hope Sites or the ability of other visitors to use the High Risk Hope Sites as intended, or interfere in any other way with the use and enjoyment of other visitors to the High Risk Hope Sites.

4. You may not crawl, scrape or cache any content from the High Risk Hope Sites, including personal information or User Materials, or collect or store any personal information of other users without their express permission.

5. You may not exploit the High Risk Hope Sites in any unauthorized way, including but not limited to, by trespass or burdening network capacity.

Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) High Risk Hope respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that any material appearing on the High Risk Hope Sites has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact the High Risk Hope Agent for Notice of copyright claims at 1702 N. Avenida Republica deCuba Tampa, FL 33605.

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS
When you create an account, purchase products or contact us by email, you are communicating with us electronically and you consent to receive communications from us electronically and agree that such communications satisfy any legal requirement that these communications be in writing.

High Risk Hope ONLINE STORE
High Risk Hope attempts to be as accurate as possible when describing its products. However, High Risk Hope does not warrant that the product descriptions or other content is accurate complete, reliable, current, or error-free.

If you are under 18, you may use the High Risk Hope Online Store only with the involvement of a parent or guardian. High Risk Hope reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, or cancel orders in its sole discretion.

LINKS TO High Risk Hope SITES
High Risk Hope encourages you to appropriately link to our web site. You may not frame the content of the High Risk Hope Sites or use metatags or other “hidden text” that incorporates the High Risk Hope name or any High Risk Hope Marks without our prior written consent.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
The High Risk Hope Sites contain links to other websites that we think may be of interest to you. The linking to such websites does not constitute endorsement of those websites. High Risk Hope has no control over those websites, makes no representation as to the quality, content, copyright compliance or accuracy of those websites, and assumes no liability with respect to them. These websites are governed by their own terms of use and privacy policies to which you are directed.

DISCLAIMER
THE High Risk Hope SITES AND ANY CONTENT, MATERIALS, USER MATERIALS, FEATURES OR PRODUCTS AVAILABLE OR SOLD ON OR THROUGH THE High Risk Hope SITES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A SPECIFIC PURPOSE, QUIET ENJOYMENT AND NON- INFRINGEMENT. High Risk Hope DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICE ON THE High Risk Hope SITES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR FREE OR FREE OF VIRUSES, WORMS, “TROJAN HORSES” OR OTHER SIMILAR FEATURES. High Risk Hope DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THE High Risk Hope SITES OR ENDORSE, RECOMMEND, OR MAKE ANY WARRANTIES AS TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OF ANY CONTENT, INFORMATION, MATERIALS, USER MATERIALS, FEATURES, SERVICES, PRODUCTS, OR STATEMENTS AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE High Risk Hope SITES OR THROUGH LINKS ON THE High Risk Hope SITES. THE USE OF THE High Risk Hope SITES IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
IN NO EVENT WILL High Risk Hope, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, OR EMPLOYEES BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, HOWEVER CAUSED, REGARDLESS OF THE THEORY OF LIABILITY AND WHETHER OR NOT High Risk Hope HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO (A) THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE High Risk Hope SITES; (B) ANY CONTENT OR PRODUCTS AVAILABLE OR SOLD ON OR THROUGH THE High Risk Hope SITES; OR (C) ANY THIRD PARTY CONTENT OR MATERIALS (INCLUDING USER MATERIALS) OR THE DEFAMATORY, INFRINGING, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY. CERTAIN JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES AND THIS LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

GOVERNING LAW
These Terms of Use shall be governed by the laws of the State of Florida applicable to contracts made and performed there, without regard to its conflict of laws principles, and where applicable, the laws of the United States. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts in the State of Florida, County of Hillsborough, and waive any jurisdictional, venue or inconvenient forum objections to such courts.

MANDATED STATE DISCLOSURE
High Risk Hope, Inc. (FEIN: 27-5129716, FL registration number: CH34727) is a §501(c)(3) publicly supported nonprofit organization and acknowledges that no goods or services were provided to you in return for your contribution and no portion of your gift was retained by a professional solicitor. Your contribution is tax deductible to the extent allowable by law. This letter is your receipt and should be kept with your tax records. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE (800-435-7351) WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.

These Terms of Use are subject to change without notice and become effective upon posting. Please check the site periodically for updates.

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