Terms & Conditions

 

This website is created and maintained by Coexistence, Inc. doing business as Embracing Our Differences (hereinafter, sometimes referred to as “us, “we” and "EOD") and is provided for the information and convenience of our supporters and to further our mission. Your use of our website is subject to the terms and conditions contained herein as well as our Privacy Policy and Donor Privacy Policy.

Content and Intellectual Property

Embracing Our Differences is the owner of the compilation of content that is posted on www.EmbracingOurDifferences.org. All content of this website - including information, data, text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, pictures and audio clips - is protected by United States copyright laws. All rights are reserved.

"Fair Use" (as defined by United States copyright laws) of the content of this website is permitted including the use of protected materials for noncommercial, educational purposes, such as teaching, scholarship, research, criticism, commentary, and news reporting. Please contact us by EMAIL for prior written consent to use the content of this website for any other purpose.

"Embracing our Differences" and other program names and logos are registered copyrights, trademarks and service marks owned by us and may not be used without our prior written consent.

Unless specifically stated, the display of copyrights, trademarks and the like owned by third parties or links to third party sites are provided for informational purposes only and are not intended to state or imply that Embracing Our Differences sponsors, is sponsored by, is affiliated or associated with, or is legally authorized to use any copyright, trade name, registered trademark, logo, legal or official seal or copyrighted symbol that may be reflected in those links. Embracing Our Differences nor its directors, employees, agents or representatives are responsible for any information displayed on any other website.

The content of this website is intended, but not guaranteed, to be current, complete and/or up-todate. Embracing Our Differences makes every effort to ensure that all information displayed on this website is accurate and complete; however, we are not liable for any errors, inaccuracies or omissions.

Embracing Our Differences makes every effort to properly credit all third party content. Unless otherwise indicated, all content on this website is posted for informational purposes only and may not be duplicated. If you believe that Embracing Our Differences has inappropriately posted your copyrighted content, please contact us in writing via the contact information below, including a statement describing the alleged infringement, including the material and where it is located on our website.

By making a submission to our annual art competition, you grant Embracing Our Differences and its related organizations, affiliates and assigns, without restriction or limitation, a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty free, perpetual, irrevocable and fully licensable right to use, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute and display such content and personal information, including your name, age (if a student) and city/state of residence, throughout the world via any media now known or hereinafter devised as Embracing Our Differences may determine in its sole and absolute discretion.

By making a submission to our annual quotation competition, you grant Embracing Our Differences and its related organizations, affiliates and assigns, without restriction or limitation, a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty free, perpetual, irrevocable and fully licensable right to use, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute and display such content and personal information, including your name, age (if a student) and city/state of residence, throughout the world via any media now known or hereinafter devised as Embracing Our Differences may determine in its sole and absolute discretion.

By making a submission to our art and/or quotation submission competitions, you irrevocably agree to allow the use of your full name as the artist and/or author of the submission, your city and state as well as grade and school name, if applicable. 

You may not submit art or quotations to our annual competitions through this website or any related website unless you are 13 years old or over. Your submission to our annual competitions through our website or any related website indicates confirmation that you are at least 13 years old.

Comment and Posting Policy

This website provides certain interactive features such as blogs and comment pages. You are encouraged to interact with this website subject to the following conditions:

  • You may not post any content that may be viewed as unlawful, harassing, discriminatory, libelous, obscene, false, inflammatory, pornographic, or infringing on the rights of any third party.
  • You may only post content that is yours or that you have the right to post.
  • You may not make any post that contains advertising or promotional content.
  • You may not introduce any software viruses, worms or other programs designed to damage software, hardware or telecommunications equipment.
  • You may not collect information about the users of this website or use such information for any purpose.

You may only post to this website if you are 13 years old or over. Your posting upon our website indicates confirmation that you are at least 13 years old.

By posting on our website, you grant Embracing Our Differences and its related organizations, affiliates and assigns a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty free, perpetual, irrevocable and fully licensable right to use, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute and display such content throughout the world via any media now known or hereinafter devised.

We reserve the right to monitor all comments or other postings and to edit and/or remove any content that Embracing Our Differences determines, in its sole and absolute discretion, violates any of the terms and conditions contained herein or is otherwise inappropriate. Embracing Our Differences is not responsible for any user-generated content that is posted on its website or for any failure or delay in removing such content. Embracing Our Differences reserves the right to remove comment features without notice at its sole and absolute discretion.

Privacy Policy and Donor Privacy Policy

Please see our Privacy Policy and Donor Privacy Policy for additional information.

Changes to Terms and Conditions

We reserve the right to update or change these Terms and Conditions at any time and for any reason without notice; changes shall be effective upon posting. Please check back regularly for updates. Failure to enforce any of these terms and conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such term and/or condition.

Legal Notices

The content of our website is provided "as is" without a warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular use and/or non-infringement.

Under no circumstances shall Embracing Our Differences, its directors, employees, agents, contractors or representatives be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages that may result in any way from your use or inability to use the information provided on this or any other website supported or maintained by us, or from your reliance on or use of information, services or merchandise provided on or through the website or that result from mistakes, errors, omissions, interruptions, defects, deletion of files, delays in operation or transmission or any failure of performance. If you are dissatisfied with the information provided on this website, or with any of the practices of Embracing Our Differences in the operation of this website, please contact us at the address below.

By using our website, you represent and warrant that your use will be consistent with ourterms and conditions including fair use. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Embracing Our Differences harmless from all claims, causes of action, allegations, costs, expenses, fees (including reasonable attorneys' fees), judgments, liabilities, losses, and damages arising from or relating to your use of our website.

These terms and conditions and any amendments or revisions shall be governed by applicable federal law. Any case, controversy, suit, action, or proceeding arising out of, in connection with, or related to these terms and conditions shall be brought in the appropriate federal court.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about our Terms and Conditions, or if you wish to contact us for any other reason, please use the address below:

Embracing Our Differences
PO Box 2559
Sarasota, FL 34230-2559 USA
941-404-5710
EMAIL