These Terms of Use set forth the standards of use of the Cauzly website and online services (the 'services'). By using the Website and/or the Cauzly services you (the 'user') agree to these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, you should not use this Website or the services. We reserve the right, at any time, to modify, alter, or update these terms and conditions without prior notice. Modifications shall become effective immediately upon being posted on our Website. Your continued use of the Website and/or the services after amendments are posted constitutes an acknowledgment and acceptance of the amended terms and conditions.

 

Description of Services

The Cauzly services consist of a social fundraising platform for use by individuals, nonprofits, and companies. Registered users may use the Website to communicate, engage, socialize, share and donate to their favorite causes via nonprofit profiles and fundraising campaigns. The Cauzly service encourages users to register through the Website and to use the platform to advise others in the user's personal and business circles as well as through the user's social networks about causes and fundraising opportunities. Cauzly registered users are responsible for all data and service charges from their mobile service providers (if any).

 

Rules, Responsibilities and Obligations Users agree to not use the services to:

Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
Warm minors in any way;
Impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, any Cauzly employee, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent user's affiliation with a person or entity;
Forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any content transmitted through the service; Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any content that user does not own or have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights ("Rights") of any party;
Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation, except in those areas (such as a marketplace or classifieds) that are designated for promotional purpose;
Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
Disrupt the normal flow of dialogue or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users' ability to engage in real time exchanges; or Interfere with or disrupt the services, servers or networks connected to the service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the service.

Cauzly does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. By using the Website or the services, you represent that you are over the age of 16 years old. If under the age of 16 years old but not younger than 13 years old, you have parental consent to use the Cauzly Website and all provided services.

Cauzly shall have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor the content of the Cauzly Website and services, including messages and statistics, to determine compliance with these terms and conditions and any operating rules established by Cauzly and to satisfy any law, regulation or authorized government request.

Cauzly shall have the right in its sole discretion to edit, refuse to post or remove any material submitted to or posted on the Cauzly Website or through the services. Cauzly reserves to right to discontinue membership of any user who fails to comply with these terms.
 

Notice for Claims of Copyright Violations

If you believe that your work has been copied and posted on our Website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, you should provide our Copyright Agent with a written notice that sets forth the infringement details. To be effective, the notice must contain the following information:

A description of the copyrighted work that you believe has been infringed;
A description of the material that you claim is infringing the copyrighted work identified in #1, and a detailed description of where it is located on our Website.

Your address, telephone number, and email address;
A written 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, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf; and an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest.

 

 

Please send the written communication to our Copyright Agent at the following address:


By email: office@cauzly.com
Cauzly reserves the right, in appropriate circumstances and at our discretion, to terminate the privileges of any user who repeatedly infringes the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of others.

 

 

User-Generated Content

 

We offer registered users the opportunity to comment on and engage in discussions and otherwise post content on our Website and through our services. Any and all information, data, text, photographs, graphics, video, messages, tags, or other materials that users submit in connection with any of the foregoing activities is referred to as "User-Generated Content." Users are entirely responsible for all User-Generated Content that they upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available via our Website or our services. By posting User Generated Content on our Website, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to us, our affiliates, licensees and successors, an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully paid, worldwide license to use, copy, perform, display, reproduce, adapt, modify and distribute such information and content and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such information, and content, and to grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing. You further represent and warrant that posting and use of your User Generated Content will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party.

We retain the right (but not the obligation) in our sole discretion to pre-screen, refuse, or remove any User-Generated Content. Without limiting the foregoing, we retain the right to remove any User-Generated Content that violates these Terms and Conditions or is otherwise objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, your use of any User-Generated Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such User Generated Content. We do not control the User Generated Content or guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such User Generated Content regardless of who posted it.  User understands that by using the Website and the services, the user may be exposed to User-Generated Content that is offensive, indecent, and/or objectionable. Under no circumstances will Cauzly be liable in any way for any User-Generated Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any User Generated Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any User-Generated Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Website or the services. User expressly acknowledges, consents and agrees that Cauzly may access, preserve and disclose your account information and User Generated Content if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that it is reasonably necessary to (i) comply with legal process; (ii) enforce our Terms and Conditions (iii) respond to infringement or other claims; or (iv) protect our rights, property or the personal safety of our users and the public.

 

Release and Waiver of Rights

You release Cauzly and expressly waive any and all claims against Cauzly that may arise from your use of the Website or the services. Specifically, without limitation, by uploading content to the Website or through the services, you release Cauzly and expressly waive all claims against Cauzly arising from or relating to any intellectual property or other proprietary rights, rights of privacy and publicity, rights of attribution, moral rights, or any other rights under any applicable laws that may arise from your use of the Website or the services.

 

 

Communications From Cauzly

The user agrees to allow Cauzly to send information regarding any current or new services to users from time to time. This information may be of a corporate, promotional, third-party advertising, or product or service nature. Cauzly may contact the user via email, billing address, in-app messaging or through another message system via our services. At any time the user may opt-out of receiving such information by contacting Cauzly customer support at office@cauzly.com. For more information on Cauzly's use of member information, please read Cauzly's Privacy Policy.

Third-Party Web sites

Our Website may include links to other sites on the Internet that are owned and operated by online merchants and other third parties. Users acknowledge that Cauzly is not responsible for the availability of, or the content located on or through, any third-party site. Users should contact the site administrator or webmaster for those third-party sites if users have any concerns regarding such links or the content located on such sites. Use of third-party sites is subject to the terms of use and privacy policies of each site, and we have no control over and assume no responsibility for, the content, privacy policy, terms of use, and practices of such third-party sites. Cauzly encourages all users to review terms of use and privacy policies of third-parties sites. Any dealings with advertisers found on the Cauzly site are solely between the user and that advertiser. Cauzly shall not be responsible for, or liable for, any losses or damages that occur in any dealing users may have with any advertisers on the Website. Users agree to assume the sole risk in dealing with any of said advertisers.

 

Modifications and Interruption to Service.

 

Cauzly reserves the right to modify or discontinue the Website and the services with or without notice to a user at any time. Cauzly shall not be liable to a user or any third party should Cauzly exercise its right to modify or discontinue the Website or the services. User acknowledges and accepts that Cauzly does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to the Website or the services, and operation of our Website may be interfered with or adversely affected by numerous factors or circumstances outside of our control.

 

Disclaimer of Warranties

 

Our WEBSITE and our SERVICES are provided on an `as is` and on an `as available` basis., Cauzly makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, regarding the use or the results of the Service in terms of its correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. Cauzly shall have no liability for any interruptions in the use of the WEBSITE OR THE Services. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, Cauzly disclaims all warranties with regard to the information provided, including the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties; therefore the above-referenced exclusions may be inapplicable to some users.

Cauzly does not warrant that its WEBSITE OR SERVices will operate error-free or that its website and serverS are free of computer viruses and other harmful goods. If the user's use of Cauzly's website or services results in the need for servicing or replacing equipment or data, Cauzly is not responsible for those costs.

 

Limitation of Liability

CAUZLY SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, AND IN PARTICULAR, CAUZLY SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, OR DAMAGES FOR LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF REVENUE, OR LOSS OF USE, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO OUR SERVICES, OR THIS WEB SITE OR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN IT, WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES, ARISE IN CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, TORT, UNDER STATUTE, IN EQUITY, AT LAW, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF CAUZLY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW FOR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, THEREFORE SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY BE INAPPLICABLE.

Indemnification

Users hereby release and waive all claims against Cauzly with respect to any intellectual property or other proprietary rights, rights of privacy and publicity, rights of attribution, or any other liability under the applicable laws. Users agree to indemnify and hold Cauzly, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys` fees and costs, made by any third party due to or arising out of user's use of the Website or the services, the violation of these terms and conditions, or infringement by a user, or other user of the services using a Cauzly membership privilege, of any intellectual property or any other right of any person or entity.

Governing Jurisdiction of the Laws of Massachusetts.

These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, without giving effect to any choice of law rules. We make no representation that our Website or services are appropriate, legal or available for use in locations outside of the United States. Accordingly, if you choose to access our Website and/or use the services, you agree to do so subject to the laws of Massachusetts and the United States.

Compliance with Laws

User assumes all knowledge of applicable law and is responsible for compliance with any such laws. User may not use the Website or the services in any way that violates applicable state, federal, or international laws, regulations or other government requirements. User further agrees not to transmit any material that encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, national, or international law or regulation.

Cauzly Copyrights and Trademarks

All content included or available on this Website or through the services, including site design, text, graphics, interfaces, and the selection and arrangement thereof are the property of Cauzly and/or third parties and is protected by intellectual property rights. Any use of materials on the Website or services, including reproduction for purposes other than those noted above, modification, distribution, or replication, any form of data extraction or data mining, or other commercial exploitation of any kind, without prior written permission of an authorized officer of Cauzly is strictly prohibited. Users agree that they will not use any robot, spider, or other automatic devices, or manual process to monitor or copy the service, Web site or any portion thereof.

 

CAUZLY, LEARN TO THRIVE and the Cauzly Logo are trademarks of Cauzly. Cauzly's trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not provided by Cauzly, unless such use is expressly authorized by Cauzly. Cauzly's trademarks may not be used in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers or in any manner that disparages or discredits Cauzly.

All other trademarks displayed on the Website or that may appear while accessing or using the services are the trademarks of their respective owners, and their appearance constitutes neither an endorsement nor a recommendation of those vendors. In addition, such use of trademarks or links to the websites of Vendors is not intended to imply, directly or indirectly, that those Vendors endorse or have any affiliation with Cauzly.

Other Terms

If any provision of these Terms of Use shall be unlawful, void or unenforceable for any reason, the other provisions (and any partially-enforceable provision) shall not be affected thereby and shall remain valid and enforceable to the maximum possible extent. You agree that these Terms of Use and any other agreements referenced herein may be assigned by Cauzly, in our sole discretion, to a third party in the event of a merger, acquisition or other transaction involving the sale or transfer of assets of our business, including in any bankruptcy or related proceeding. These Terms of Use shall apply in addition to, and shall not be superseded by, any other written agreement between us in relation to your participation as a user or your use of our services. The user agrees that by accepting these Terms of Use, the user is consenting to the use and disclosure of their personally identifiable information and other practices described in our Privacy Policy.