Terms & Conditions

LoveGivesFirst.com Story Submission Overview

Legal Notice Terms and Conditions of Use

Please Read These Terms Carefully Before Using this Website

We are building awareness of love that can last a lifetime through stories of hope. Share your story and you can help us change the world. We are on a mission to renew faith in lifelong marriage relationships. Are you getting married? Show us your engagement video. Newlyweds? Submit your wedding video. Or, have you proven your love through years of mutual commitment? Send us a note or video about your story. You can even link us to a book if you've written one. The world wants to know your story. The world needs the hope that only your story can offer. 

Submit your story in writing or upload a video and you may be selected from among the other submissions to have your story featured on LoveGivesFirst.com or a video program on the Web. Opportunities are reviewed each week, so click the “UPLOAD your story HERE” button and submit today. Hint: The submissions with the most views will score higher, so be sure to share your story with your friends!

Please read the following terms:

a. Qualifying stories must be less than 4 minutes, inspirational in nature and communicate an example of how giving first to another makes a difference. b. THE STORY IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN THE VIDEO QUALITY. PROFESSIONAL TALENT IS NOT REQUIRED.
c. ALL STORIES AND COMMENTS MUST be appropriate for mainstream audiences and must not distract from the inspirational purpose. Any content that presents a political agenda representing potential debate on controversial subject matter will be disqualified from being posted.
d. All stories must be submitted for review of content.
e. All approved stories will be posted at LoveGivesFirst.com. The number of views plus message relevance will help determine if your video gets posted on LoveGivesFirst.com. Tell your friends to view your story. Every click counts.
f. You must be 18 or older to submit.
g. You may not use copyrighted material in your video, including music, art or printed materials of any kind unless you licensed or created it.
h. Only you or any party from whom you have obtained all necessary written licenses and rights may appear in the video. i. You will not be notified should your video or story be selected to appear on LoveGivesFirst.com

Love Gives First Story submission Guidelines

1. PURPOSE: The purpose is to gather stories that build awareness of how taking initiative in the lives of others, through small but meaningful gestures, strengthens relationships.

2. SUBMITTING YOUR STORY: First, create video or think of an inspiring story about giving first love, then go to LoveGivesFirst.com, click the Upload button and fill out the online submission form, then write your story or upload your video per the directions on the site. Videos must be submitted in one of the following formats: MOV, MP4 or MPEG and cannot exceed four minutes in length. Only clearly visible and audible video stories will be permitted. All submissions become the sole property of Sponsor according to the following terms. Submit as many times as you like, but please avoid submitting the same video more than once.

3. POSTING OF ENTRIES: All submissions considered (as determined by the sole discretion of the Sponsor) shall be posted at LoveGivesFirst.com, at the sponsor’s Web site and/or on YouTube.com and other social media and video sites. The Stories with high viewership will determine how long they remain on LoveGivesFirst.com.

4. SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS: All submissions must meet the following guidelines:

a. The submission must tell a story about someone taking initiative in the life of another person and convey how that impacted their relationship. b. Submissions may not contain the following: Profanity, nudity, any situations that might expose any persons to physical injury. The entry must be appropriate for public presentation and promotional purposes as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Submissions must be in good taste and must not contain obscene or defamatory statements nor portray Sponsor or any third party in any way that might tend to subject them to public contempt, scandal, disrepute or ridicule. All stories and comments must be appropriate for mainstream audiences and must not distract from the inspirational purpose. Any content that presents a political agenda representing potential debate on controversial subject matter will be disqualified.
c. The submission must not violate the intellectual property rights of any third party. That means that the video should not contain a trademark or logo of another company, nor any copyrighted materials such as photos, music, books, or professionally printed materials of any kind. The entry and all elements of the entry must be the entrant’s original work and previously unpublished.
d. The submission must not be longer than four (4) minutes total playback time.
e. You understand and acknowledge that Sponsor may use entry without any compensation to entrant or persons who appear in the video, in any and all media and in any country, in perpetuity, including any derivative works.
f. Sponsor reserves the right to make determinations of appropriateness of the story in its sole and absolute discretion, and to disqualify any submissions it deems to be inappropriate for any reason listed or not listed herein.
g. Only you or any party from whom you have obtained all necessary written licenses and rights may appear in the video.
h. Neither the video you submit, nor any portion thereof, may infringe the right of privacy, or personal, private, civil, property, or other right of any person or entity, nor may it constitute a libel or slander of any person or entity.

5. ELIGIBILITY: The LoveGivesFirst.com story submission is available to:

a. all who are 18 years of age or older,
b. residents of all 50 United States and D.C.,
c. and are not otherwise ineligible as provided herein. Employees of the ("Sponsor") its affiliates, subsidiaries and agencies (collectively "Promotion Parties") and members of their immediate family or persons living in the same household are not eligible. Members of any entertainment industry guild or associations, such as SAG, AFTRA, DGA, WGA or IATSE are not eligible to submit. Members of SAG or AFTRA may not appear in the videos.

6. SELECTION PROCESS: Eligible submissions will be considered by a panel of Sponsor. Any Sponsor appointed as an evaluator can select any entry. All selected submissions shall be posted for public viewing at LoveGivesFirst.com. The evaluators will select from the submissions on the basis of originality and creativity, entertainment appeal, the depiction of the theme defined as how "Love gives first" and number of views of the Story. Submissions must not have won a previous prize or award nor been previously published and must be entrant's original work.

7. SELECTED ENTRIES: Your odds of being selected will depend on the number of submissions. Those selected will be notified via the email address provided in the entry form and must sign and return an Affidavit of eligibility and Publicity and rights Release, and the personal releases of each person appearing in the entry, within seven (7) days of notification. Submitters agree that submission grants Sponsor the right to promote and use in printed or broadcast or Web media and use universe-wide in any media now known or later developed at any time or times, the entrant’s photo, copy, name, voice, likeness, and background story information for any purpose, including but not limited to, in TV shows, advertisements, promotion, and any media without additional compensation.

8. UNLIMITED LICENSE AND RIGHTS: With your video entry, you affirm, represent, and/or warrant that you own or have the necessary licenses, permissions, rights and/or consents to use and authorize Sponsor to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary right in all video entries to enable inclusion and use of the entry in the manner contemplated by LoveGivesFirst.com. You further agree that you will not submit material that is protected by trade secret, copyrighted, or is otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to submit the material and to grant Sponsor of all the license rights granted herein. To obtain permission from third parties from appearing in the entry, a legal release form, available by clicking here can be used. In consideration of a submission being reviewed and evaluated, you hereby grant to the Sponsor a non-exclusive, irrevocable, fully paid, universal license to broadcast, print, modify, copy or make derivative works, upload, distribute, publicly perform, sublicense, broadcast or display or choose to not display such submission, or any portion thereof, in any media now known or hereafter devised including, but not limited to, all forms of television and all forms of internet and wireless delivery system without any additional compensation or obligation of approval. Entrant gives Sponsor the right, but not the obligation, to use the story, talent, likeness, voice and any information submitted in the entry, including any material provided by entrant and any persons appearing in the entry, in a advertising, television or radio programming and publicity for any use determined by the sole discretion of the Sponsor.

9. SUBMISSION GUIDELINESS: Sponsor may alter submissions prior to posting or broadcast if nominated. By submitting story, the one submitting agrees to and accepts these Official Guidelines. In connection to your submission, entrants agree to hold Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, related parties and assigns harmless against any and all claims and liability in relation with the videos, or the use or acceptance of compensation, including, without limitation, bodily injury or death or the violation of the rights of any third parties. Submission represents, grants and provides the following to Sponsor:

a. License and right to use winners’ names and likenesses, address (city/state), and video entry, for advertising and publicity purposes without further compensation, unless prohibited by law
b. Sponsor and its agents are granted the right to adapt, alter, and edit submission
c. Submission represents that entrant has received permission for Sponsor to use the audio and likeness of all persons appearing in the video without compensation to such persons.

Sponsor and its affiliated companies will not be responsible for lost, or misdirected submissions or for any typographical, or other error in the administration of the submission effort. In the event of any such error, Sponsor has the right and option to require that the Sponsor approved evaluators modify this effort in a manner determined reasonable by the evaluators, at the evaluators’ sole discretion. Submissions that are corrupt, incomplete, illegible or deleted for any reason are void and will not be considered. By submitting your story, you recognize and agree that the registration information provided through the submission process will be licensed to Sponsor; use of such information will be governed by Sponsor’s privacy policy found at http://www.Lovegivesfirst.com. Sponsor and affiliated parties are not responsible for late, illegible, lost, incomplete, inappropriate, stolen, deleted, garbled or misplaced submissions, all of which are void. Submissions will be considered made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. A person who submits a story is deemed a natural person who is assigned to an e- mail address by an authorized Web service of any kind. Sponsor has the right to disqualify any person who tampers with the process in any way. Sponsor retains the right to cancel the option to submit. Void where prohibited.


LEGAL NOTICE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

 

This Website (“Site”) is provided by Love GivesFirst. (individually and collectively, we or us) and may be used for informational purposes only. By accessing this Site, downloading or using materials from this Site and/or uploading or sending materials or information to this Site, you agree to abide by these terms and conditions. If you do not agree, then you should not use this Site.

Your Use of this Website

Subject to your compliance with the terms and conditions set forth herein, we grant you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to access, use and display this Site and the materials hereon. You agree not to interrupt or attempt to interrupt the operation of this Site in any way or circumvent or attempt to circumvent any security feature of this Site. We authorize you to view, download, copy and print the information (“Materials”) on this Site only for your personal, informational, non-commercial use. This authorization is not a transfer of title or intellectual property rights in the Materials, and/or copies of the Materials and is subject to the following restrictions:

* You must retain, on all copies of the Materials downloaded, all copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices contained in the Materials.

* You may not modify the Materials in any way or reproduce or publicly display, perform, or distribute or otherwise use the Materials for any public or commercial purpose.

* You must not transfer the Materials to any other person unless you give them notice of, and they agree to accept, the obligations arising - under these Terms and Conditions of Use.

You agree to abide by all additional restrictions displayed on this Site as it may be updated from time to time. This Site, including all Materials, is copyrighted and protected by worldwide copyright laws and treaty provisions. You agree to comply with all copyright laws worldwide in your use of this Site and to prevent any unauthorized copying of the Materials. Except as expressly provided herein, we do not grant any express or implied right to you under any patents, trademarks, copyrights or trade secret information.

Submissions

"Submission" will forever be the property of LOVE GIVES FIRST. Subject to our Privacy Policy, LOVE GIVES FIRST will not be required to treat any Submission as confidential, and will not be liable for any ideas for our websites, charitable endeavors, or business (including without limitation, product or advertising ideas) and will not incur any liability as a result of any similarities that may appear in our future operations and endeavors. Without limitation, we will have exclusive ownership of all present and future existing rights to the Submission of every kind and nature everywhere. Except as noted below in this paragraph, we will be entitled to use the Submission for any commercial or other purpose whatsoever without compensation to you or any other person sending the Submission. By providing any Submission to us, you grant to us an unrestricted, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, display, publicly perform, transmit and distribute such information and materials, and you further agree that we and our designees are free to use any ideas, concepts or know-how that you or individuals acting on your behalf provide to us. Personally identifiable information that may be received at this Site is provided voluntarily by a visitor to this Site. Except as provided in our Privacy Policy or in these Terms and Conditions of Use, this information is for website related and/or our internal purposes only and is not sold or otherwise transferred to third parties or to other entities who are not involved in the operation of this Site.

You acknowledge that you are responsible for whatever material you submit, and you, not us have full responsibility for the message, including its legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality, and copyright. You further recognize that we do not want you to, and you warrant that you shall not, provide any information or material to us that is defamatory, threatening, obscene, harassing, or otherwise unlawful, or that incorporates the proprietary material of another party.

You agree that any statements that you make, post or share on the Site accurately reflect your personal beliefs or experience, and that any opinions submitted are true and accurate to the best of your knowledge. We may, but shall not be obligated to, in our sole discretion, post any Submission on the Site and identify you as the submitting party. We may, without notice to you, refuse or edit Submissions that we determine in our sole discretion are unlawful, fraudulent, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, encourage or constitute dangerous, violent, immoral, offensive, illegal, pornographic, or similarly inappropriate behavior, or that represent us in a negative way or in any manner not consistent with our purpose, brand and/or reputation, as may be determined in our sole and absolute discretion, or infringing or violating any party’s intellectual property or other proprietary rights or these Terms and Conditions of Use. We also reserve the right in our sole discretion to refuse or edit any content or Submissions that we deem inappropriate without providing you notice.

Submissions cannot contain, include, or encourage images or activities that are dangerous, unsafe, or present unreasonable risk of harm to person or property, and Submissions cannot suggest or imply to any person to undertake any dangerous, unsafe, or unduly risky activity, as may be determined in our sole and absolute discretion. Submissions also cannot be dangerous or unsafe to make or produce. Submissions cannot contain any logo, trademark, service mark, storefront, trade dress, mascot, photograph, or other image of any business or company. Such inappropriate Submissions are strictly prohibited, and any Submissions in violation of the above requirements and restrictions will not be posted.

Examples of illegal or unauthorized uses of the Site include, but are not limited to: (i) Modifying, adapting, translating, or reverse engineering any portion of the Site or Materials; (ii) using any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application, or other device to retrieve or index any portion of the Site or any other Submissions; (iii) reformatting or framing any portion of the pages or application images that are part of the Site; (iv) creating or transmitting unwanted electronic communications such as “spam” or chain letters to other users or otherwise interfering with other users’ enjoyment of the Site; (v) Submissions of any third party without such third party’s prior written consent; (vi) Submissions that falsely express or imply that such Submissions are sponsored or endorsed by us; (vii) submitting Submissions that disparage the Site or us; (viii) Submissions that infringe, misappropriate or violate the intellectual property, publicity, privacy or other proprietary rights of any party; (ix) transmitting any viruses, worms, defects, Trojan horses or other items of a destructive nature; (x) Submissions that are unlawful or promote or encourage illegal activity; (xi) displaying an advertisement as part of your Submission; (xii) any automated use of the system, including the use of scripts to send messages through the Site; or (xiii) submitting false or misleading information.

While we prohibit such conduct and content on or through the Site, you understand and agree that you nonetheless may be exposed to such unauthorized uses or materials and that you use the Site at your own risk.

 

Copyright Infringement Notification 

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the "DMCA") provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under U.S. copyright law. If you believe in good faith that materials available on the Site or any other related website infringe your copyright, you (or your agent) may send us a notice requesting that we remove the material or block access to it. If you believe in good faith that someone has wrongly filed a notice of copyright infringement against you, the DMCA permits you to send us a counter- notice. Notices and counter-notices must meet the then-current statutory requirements imposed by the DMCA. See http://www.copyright.gov/ for details.

If you believe that your work has been improperly copied and posted on this Site, please provide us with the following information: (1) name, address, telephone number, email address and an electronic or physical signature of the copyright owner or of the person authorized to act on his/her behalf; (2) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; (3) a description of where on the Site the material that you claim is infringing is located; (4) a written statement that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (5) 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. These requirements must be followed to give us legally sufficient notice of infringement.

Notices and counter-notices should be sent to:

LOVE GIVES FIRST
2511 S. Lakeline Blvd
Cedar Park, Texas 78613
Phone: 512-795-0498
Email: info@lovegivesfirst.com

DMCA details are available at http://www.copyright.gov/onlinesp/.

We suggest that you consult your legal advisor before filing a notice or counter-notice. Please be aware that there are penalties for false claims under the DMCA.

Third Party Sites

As a convenience to you, we may provide, on this Site, links to websites operated by other persons and entities. If you use these other websites, you will leave this Site. If you decide to visit any linked site, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against viruses or other destructive elements. You should refer to the policies posted by other websites before you use them. We make no warranty or representation regarding, and do not endorse, any linked websites or the information appearing thereon or any of the products or services described thereon. If you choose to purchase any product or service from a third party your relationship is with that third party. You agree that we are not responsible for the quality of third party products or services, or fulfilling any of the terms of your agreement with the seller, including, but not limited to, the delivery of products and services and warranty obligations related to products and services. You agree that we are not responsible for any loss or damage you may incur by reason of any dealing that you may have with a third party. Links do not imply that we or this Site sponsor, endorse, are affiliated or associated with, or are legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol displayed in or accessible through the links, or that any linked Site is authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol of ours or any of our affiliates or subsidiaries.

Changes

We reserve the right in our sole discretion, at any time and without advance notice, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of these Terms and Conditions of Use in whole or in part, at any time, and any such change will be effective when notice of such change is posted. Your continued use of this Site after any changes to these Terms and Conditions of Use are posted constitutes your acceptance of those changes.

We may terminate, change, revise, modify, suspend or discontinue any aspect of this Site, including the availability of any features of this Site, at any time. We may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or the entire Site without advance notice and without liability. We may, at any time and without advance notice, terminate the authorization, rights and license given above and, upon such termination, you shall immediately destroy all Materials. You may terminate this agreement by destroying:  (a) all Materials obtained from this Site, and (b) all related documentation and all copies and installations.

 

Code of Conduct

You agree to use this Site only for lawful purposes.  You are prohibited from posting or transmitting through this Site any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, sexually explicit, profane, hateful, racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, including, but not limited to, any material that gives or encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law.

We reserve the right to prohibit conduct, communications or content that we, in our sole discretion, deem to be harmful to individual users, or any third party or that violates applicable law. If we are notified of any defamatory, damaging, illegal or offensive content provided by you, we may investigate the allegation and determine in our sole discretion whether to remove or request the removal of such content from this Site. We may disclose any content or electronic communication of any kind (i) to satisfy any law, regulation or governmental request; (ii) if such disclosure is necessary or appropriate to operate this Site; or (iii) to protect the rights or properties of us, our affiliates, our users and our Providers, as defined below.

 

Privacy and Security

We are committed to safeguarding your privacy when you visit this Site.  Our use of your personally identifiable information, if any, is set forth in our Privacy Policy, and by accessing our Site you agree to be bound by our Privacy Policy.  Please be advised that while we will utilize certain tools to prevent the unauthorized access to or interception of your personally identifiable information, there can be no guarantee of security.  IN THE EVENT THAT AN UNAUTHORIZED THIRD PARTY INTERCEPTS OR ACCESSES YOUR INFORMATION, DESPITE OUR PROTECTIVE MEASURES, WE WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR SUCH INTERCEPTIONS OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, OR FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE OR OTHER DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF INFORMATION OR PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA IN YOUR INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM) THAT YOU MAY SUFFER, EVEN IF WE OR A THIRD-PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.  WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, THAT THE INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE WILL BE FREE FROM INTERCEPTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS.

 

Trademark Information and Ownership of Intellectual Property

We claim intellectual property rights in the trademark for LOVE GIVES FIRST in the United States and other countries. The absence of a product or service name or logo belonging to us anywhere in the text of this Site does not constitute a waiver of our trademark or other intellectual property rights concerning that name or logo used or referenced on this Site.

The trademarks, logos, service marks, and all other source identifying names and graphics displayed on this Site, and this Site and all of its contents including, but not limited to, all text, images and audio (collectively, the “Intellectual Property”), are owned and copyrighted by us or others with all rights reserved unless otherwise noted.  We do not permit the use of our Intellectual Property in advertising, as an endorsement for any product or service, or for any other purpose, commercial or otherwise, without our prior express written permission.

Nothing contained on this Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use the Intellectual Property without our prior express written permission or such other third party that may own the Intellectual Property.  Your use of the Intellectual Property, or any other content on this Site, except as provided in these Terms and Conditions of Use, is strictly prohibited.  You are also advised that we and/or our licensee(s) will aggressively enforce intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including the seeking of criminal prosecution. 

 

No Warranties; Limitations of Liability

You expressly agree that your use of this Site is at your sole risk.  Neither we, nor our affiliates, parents or subsidiaries, nor any of us or our officers, directors, employees, agents, third party content providers, sponsors, licensors or the like (collectively, “Providers”) warrant that this Site will be continuous, uninterrupted or error-free; nor do we make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from the use of this Site, or as to the accuracy, reliability or currency of any content, information, product or service provided through this Site.

THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE MAY CONTAIN INACCURACIES AND TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. WE DO NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE MATERIALS OR THE RELIABILITY OF ANY ADVICE, OPINION, STATEMENT OR OTHER INFORMATION DISPLAYED OR DISTRIBUTED THROUGH THIS SITE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ANY RELIANCE ON ANY SUCH OPINION, ADVICE, STATEMENT, MEMORANDUM, OR INFORMATION SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK.

THIS SITE, AND THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS ON THIS SITE, ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS SITE, OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES INCLUDED ON THIS SITE.  TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND OR NATURE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NONINFRINGEMENT, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. 

IN NO EVENT SHALL WE OR ANY OF OUR AFFILIATES, PARENTS OR SUBSIDIARIES (INCLUDING THEIR AGENTS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS AND EMPLOYEES) BE LIABLE TO ANY PERSON FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR OTHER DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF INFORMATION OR PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA ON YOUR INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM) RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE. YOU HEREBY AGREE THAT THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL APPLY TO ALL INFORMATION, SERVICES AND PRODUCTS AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE.  BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT PERMIT THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW OR, IF NOT PERMITTED AT ALL, TO THE AMOUNT YOU PAID TO ACCESS THIS SITE.

 

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Love Gives First, our respective affiliates, parents and subsidiaries, and our respective directors, officers, employees, agents and representatives from and against any and all claims, damages, losses, costs (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) or other expenses that arise directly or indirectly out of or from (i) your breach of these Terms and Conditions of Use; and (ii) your activities in connection with this Site.

 

International Users and Choice of Law

This Site is controlled, operated and administered by us and our service provider designees from its offices within the United States of America. We make no representation that Materials on this Site are appropriate or available for use at other locations outside of the United States, and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. You may not use this Site or export the Materials in violation of U.S. export laws and regulations. If you access this Site from locations outside of the United States of America, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. These Terms and Conditions of Use shall be governed by the laws of the State of Georgia, U.S.A., without regard to conflict of laws, provisions or principles.

 

Termination

We or you may terminate this agreement at-will at any time, with or without advance notice or cause.  You may terminate this agreement by destroying:  (a) all materials obtained from this Site and any of our other sites , and (b) all related documentation and all copies and installations.  Notwithstanding any termination, all covenants, obligations, duties to indemnify, agreements, limitations on liability and limitations on and disclaimers of warranties of the parties under this agreement that by their terms or by reasonable implication are to be performed, in whole or in part, after the termination or expiration of this agreement, will survive such termination or expiration.

 

Entire Agreement, Claims Limitations and Severability

These Terms and Conditions of Use, together with our Privacy Policy, constitute the entire agreement between us and you with respect to your use of this Site. Any cause of action you may have with respect to your use of this Site must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use or portion thereof, to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to affect the intent there, and the remainder of these Terms and Conditions of Use shall continue in full force and effect.

 

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Privacy

We, Love Gives First (individually and collectively, we or us), are sensitive to issues concerning your privacy, and are committed to respecting the privacy rights of our visitors, customers and other users of our website, www.lovegivesfirst.com (the “Site”). This Privacy Policy is designed to help you understand how we collect and use the personal information you decide to share on this Site and to help you make informed decisions about what to share on this Site.

By viewing or posting any information to this Site, you are agreeing to our use of any information collected. In order for you to post messages, comments, or other information on this Site, we may collect certain personally identifiable information about you.

In addition to any information we collect from you, you have the ability to post a message that may include personally identifiable information. You are responsible for all actions resulting from any information that you post on this Site. Messages, comments, and other information you post are accessible to the public. Accordingly, if you post comments, messages, or other information containing personally identifiable information on the Site, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return. You assume complete responsibility and risk in your use of this Site. Questions or concerns regarding this Site should be directed to the Site administrator or webmaster identified below.

 

Types of Information Collected:

Traffic Data

In addition to any information you post on this Site in a message, comment, or otherwise, the Site collects Traffic Data and Personal Information (described below).  This Site automatically tracks and collects the following information when you visit this Site: your (i) IP address; (ii) domain server; (iii) type of computer; and (iv) type of web browser (collectively, "Traffic Data").  Traffic Data is anonymous information that does not personally identify you but is helpful for understanding how you interact with the Site or for improving your experience on this Site.  For example, we use this information for statistical purposes, such as measuring the average time spent on this Site and the pages viewed on this Site.  We also use "cookies" (small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive) to help provide additional functionality to this Site and to help accurately measure usage of this Site.  In all cases in which cookies are used, your Personal Information will not be collected unless you expressly agree to provide it.  Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies.  Further information about cookies can be found athttp://www.microsoft.com/info/cookies.htm.  We may share the Traffic Data we collect through this Site with third parties, including but not limited to, third-party web service providers, third-party marketing companies, and any of our subsidiaries and affiliates.

 

Personal Information

In order for you to participate in certain activities or access certain services that we offer via this Site, we may require you to provide us with certain information that identifies you (“Personal Information”).  We only collect Personal Information, including, but not limited to, names, addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses, whether you are 18 years old or older, and similar identifying information, when you voluntarily submit this information. 

If you communicate with us via e-mail, post messages to this Site, or otherwise complete on-line forms, surveys, or contest entries, any information provided may be collected as Personal Information.  We may refer to your Personal Information to better understand your needs and how we can improve our products and services.  We may also use your Personal Information to contact you.  Finally, we may share your Personal Information with third-party web service providers in order to fulfill any activity requests or service requests that you make via this Site.  We do not otherwise sell or transfer your Personal Information to any third party.

We do not collect Sensitive Personal Information. Sensitive Personal Information includes information pertaining to racial origins, religious beliefs, and sexual orientation.

 

Children's Privacy

This Site is not directed to persons under the age of 13.  WE DO NOT SPECIFICALLY OR KNOWINGLY COLLECT INFORMATION ABOUT CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13.  WE DO NOT KNOWINGLY REQUEST, SOLICIT OR COLLECT PERSONAL INFORMATION FROM ANY PERSON WE KNOW TO BE UNDER THE AGE OF 13 WITHOUT PRIOR VERIFIABLE PARENTAL CONSENT. In the event that we receive actual knowledge that we have collected or received Personal Information from anyone under the age of 13 without the requisite and verifiable parental consent, we will delete that information from our data base as soon as practicable.  If a parent or guardian  becomes aware that his or her child under the age of 13 has provided Personal Information to this Site without the requisite and verifiable parental consent, the parent or guardian should contact us so that we may delete that information from our data base as soon as practicable.

If we collect Personal Information from children under the age of 13 with verifiable parental consent, we will ensure that:

  • Parents will be given a choice as to whether their child’s Personal Information will be disclosed to any third parties prior to any such disclosure;
  • Parents will have access to their child’s Personal Information upon their request and the opportunity to remove or delete the child’s Personal Information and opt-out of future collection or use of the child’s Personal Information;
  • We will not condition a child’s participation in a contest, game or other activity on the child disclosing more Personal Information than is reasonably necessary to participate in that contest, game or other activity; and  
  • We will maintain the security, confidentiality and integrity of the Personal Information collected from such child.

 

Confidentiality and Security of Personal Information

Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of Personal Information, we cannot assure you that personally identifiable information that we collect will only be disclosed in a manner that is consistent with this privacy policy.  In addition, we engage certain third parties to perform services and certain functions for this Site.  For example, we may engage a third party to host and maintain this Site.  As a part of the services provided by our third party vendors, we may share your personally identifiable information with these third parties.   Except as otherwise provided in this Privacy Policy, we will keep your Personal Information private and will not share it with third parties, unless such disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with a court order or other legal process; (b) protect your rights or our property; or (c) enforce our Terms and Conditions of Use.  In certain cases, we utilize third parties to support us and provide services on our behalf.  In those cases, we may provide your Personal Information to those third parties as necessary to support us and provide services on our behalf. 

 

Other Limits to Your Privacy

This Site may contain links to other websites.  We are not responsible for privacy practices or the content of such websites.  We do not verify the accuracy of the content contained on these third party sites.  Please understand that any information that is disclosed in these areas may become public information.  We have no control over its use and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your Personal Information.  These websites may use their own cookies or solicit personally identifiable information from you.  We encourage you to read and understand the privacy policies of any other websites that you visit.

 

Effective Date and Changes

This Privacy Policy is effective as of its last update, January 15, 2012. From time to time, it may be necessary to update or modify this Privacy Policy. Accordingly, we reserve the right, at any time and without notice, to add to, change, update, or modify this Privacy Policy, simply by posting such change, update, or modification on this Site and without any other notice to you. Any such change, update, or modification will be effective immediately upon its posting on this Site.

Questions 

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or our use of your personally identifiable information, please contact us at info@lovegivesfirst.com.

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