Terms of Use

Welcome to the Philadelphia Youth Network, Inc. websites, www.pyninc.org, www.phillysummerjobs.org, www.philadelphiacouncil.org, www.projectuturn.net, www.workreadyphila.org, www.workreadyclassroom.org, and www.mypyn.org (collectively, the "Sites"). By using or accessing the Sites, you signify your knowledge and acceptance of all terms set forth below ("Terms of Use" or "Terms"), as well as the PYN Privacy Policy.

Please review the following Terms carefully. If you do not agree to these Terms, you should not use or access the Sites. The terms "PYN" or "us" or "we" or "our" refer to Philadelphia Youth Network, Inc., the owner of the Sites. The term "you" refers to the user or viewer of the Sites.

Acceptance of Agreement
These Terms of Use constitute an express agreement between Philadelphia Youth Network, Inc. ("PYN"), the provider of the Sites, and you for access to and use of the Sites. BY ACCESSING THE SITES, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU HAVE CAREFULLY READ ALL OF THESE TERMS OF USE, THAT YOU UNDERSTAND EACH OF THEM AND THAT YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ALL OF THEM.

We reserve the right, at our discretion and without prior notice, to revise the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Please check the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Sites following the posting of any changes to the Terms of Use or Privacy Policy constitutes acceptance of those changes.

Site Content
Except as otherwise noted, all content contained in the Sites, including without limitation all trademarks, logos, text, images, video, audio, graphics, code, as well as each PYN website as a whole (collectively the "Content"), is owned, controlled and/or licensed by PYN. The Content is protected by trademark, trade dress, copyright, and/or other intellectual property laws and therefore you may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform or create derivative works from information or material on the Sites.

Some of the content on the Sites is the copyrighted work of third parties, and you should respect those property rights as well. Content owned by third parties available on the Sites is used by PYN pursuant to a license from a third party. Your use of such Content must comply with the terms of that license.

Registration
To access certain areas of the Sites you may be asked to register and provide PYN with certain information about yourself. Should you choose to register on the Sites, you hereby represent, warrant, and covenant that: (i) you have the power and authority to enter into this Agreement; and (ii) you are at least eighteen (18) years old, or, you are at least thirteen (13) years old and your parent/guardian has consented in writing to your registration. If you provide any information that is untrue or inaccurate, or which PYN reasonably believes is untrue or inaccurate, or if you otherwise violate these Terms of Use, PYN reserves the right to suspend or terminate your registration and use of the Sites.

Third-Party Information and Websites
Information relating to third parties unrelated to PYN, including links to websites operated by third parties ("Third-Party Websites") is provided solely for informational purposes and does not constitute and endorsement by PYN of the accuracy or reliability of any information, products and/or services provided by such third parties, nor does it signify any affiliation between the Website owner and PYN. Further, PYN assumes no responsibility for products supplied by or services rendered by, or arrangements made with, any third party.

Third-Party Websites may offer services, products, or other resources and are provided for your convenience only. Links to Third-Party Websites will take you to websites that are not related to PYN and not under our control. Your use of such Third-Party Websites will be governed by each Website's terms and conditions and other applicable policies. PYN cannot be responsible or liable for any content or related materials contained on any such Websites. You should be aware that the material posted on such Third-Party Websites may or may not be accurate and up-to-date. Any questions about content you find on such Third-Party Websites should be directed to the owners of those websites.

Content Disclaimer
Although PYN makes every effort to ensure that the materials we provide on the Sites are current and accurate, PYN cannot and does not warrant or guarantee the accurateness, completeness, adequacy or currency of the information contained in or linked to the Sites, including but not limited to sample and actual forms, checklists, business documents and legal documents (collectively the "Documents"). Further, PYN cannot and does not represent or warrant that the Documents available for downloading through the Sites will be free of infection, viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that manifest contaminating or destructive ties. Information contained on or made available through the Sites is not intended to and does not constitute legal advice, recommendations, mediation or counseling under any circumstance and no attorney-client relationship is formed. You assume all risk and responsibility for your use of the Sites and the Internet. Additional disclaimers may appear within the body of the Sites and are incorporated herein by reference.

Permitted Uses
You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license (a) to access and use the Sites strictly in accordance with this Agreement; (b) to use the Sites solely for personal, non-commercial purposes; and (c) to copy, download, or print out copies of any content that you are authorized to download from the Sites, solely as needed to participate in PYN programs and activities, provided that you maintain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in such material. Any use of the Content in any non-PYN publication, website or computer environment is strictly prohibited.

Submissions
PYN welcomes comments from users of its Sites and participants in its programs. If you submit comments, feedback, questions, testimonials, or choose to share your story with us and with other visitors to the Sites (each a "Submission" and collectively, the "Submissions"), you grant to PYN an unrestricted, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, fully-paid license to use, reproduce, display, perform, transmit, distribute, modify or create derivative works from such Submissions, including in marketing and promotional materials, and, further, to use your name, and/or the name of your organization or company in connection with such uses of this content.

Limitations on Use of Sites Your license for access to and use of the Sites and any Content contained therein is subject to the following restrictions and prohibitions on use. You agree that by submitting content:

  • you are solely responsible for any information you post, provide or submit and that PYN is not responsible or liable for such Submissions;
  • you will not submit material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or 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 post the material and to grant PYN all of the license rights granted herein;
  • you will only submit content that complies with applicable law; you will not submit content that attempts to impersonate another individual; you will, at all times, provide true, accurate, current, authorized and complete information; and you will not submit content that is false, misleading, illegal, abusive, defamatory, obscene, infringing, threatening, or otherwise inappropriate, or that contains any viruses or other software that may adversely affect the operation of the Sites or another's computer;
  • you will not use the Sites or any materials obtained from the Sites to develop, or as a component of, any information, storage and retrieval system, database, information base, or similar resource (in any media now existing or hereafter developed); and
  • you agree to these Terms of Use and the terms of the PYN Privacy Policy. PYN, at its sole discretion and without notice, has the right to terminate your right to access or use the contents of the Sites for violation of these Terms of Use or for any other reason. PYN also has the right to remove any content from the Sites at any time, for any reason, with or without cause.
Linking to the Sites
You may provide links to the Sites, provided (a) that you do not remove or obscure, by framing or otherwise, advertisements, the copyright notice, or other notices on the Sites; (b) your website does not engage in illegal or pornographic activities; and (c) you discontinue providing links to the Sites immediately upon request by us.

Digital Millennium Copyright Act Notice
If you believe that material on the Sites is being used in a manner that constitutes copyright infringement, please notify our Designated Agent (indicated below) in writing. Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, we will, upon receiving effective written notification of such a claim, promptly remove or disable access to the allegedly infringing material. To be effective, the notification must include the following information:

  1. A description of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works are claimed to be infringed on the Sites, then provide a representative list of such works.
  2. Identification of the material on the Sites that you claim infringes on the copyrighted work(s) and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to enable us to locate the material.
  3. Your mailing and e-mail addresses and your telephone and fax numbers, so that we can contact you.
  4. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, the copyright owner's agent, or the law.
  5. A statement by you that the information in the notification is accurate, and that, under penalty of perjury, you either are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright that is allegedly infringed.
  6. A physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or of a person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
Anyone who knowingly misrepresents that material is infringing is liable for any damages incurred as of result of our relying on such misrepresentation in removing or blocking the material.

Designated Agent:

Melissa Orner, 714 Market Street, Suite 304, Philadelphia, PA 19106
267-502-3800
communications@pyninc.org

Warranty Disclaimer
THE INFORMATION, CONTENT AND DOCUMENTS CONTAINED HEREIN ARE PROVIDED "AS-IS," "AS AVAILABLE," WITH "ALL FAULTS," AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ARE DISCLAIMED (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE). THE INFORMATION AND SERVICES MAY CONTAIN BUGS, ERRORS, PROBLEMS OR OTHER LIMITATIONS. PYN DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE SITES OR ANY WEBSITE HYPERLINKED OR FEATURED HEREIN.

Limitation of Liability
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL PYN OR ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, SPONSORS, OR PROMOTIONAL PARTNERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, DIRECT, PUNITIVE, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE SITES, OR A DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITES, OR ANY ERRORS, INACCURACIES, OMISSIONS, OR OTHER DEFECTS IN, THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS CONTAINED WITHIN THE SITES. IN ADDITION, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES AND IN NO EVENT WILL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF ALL PYN PARTIES ARISING OUT OF OUR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OF USE AND/OR RELATING TO USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SITES, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY THE USER, IF ANY, TO ACCESS THE SITES.

Indemnification
You hereby agree to release and hold PYN, its officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives harmless from and defend and indemnify them against any and all third-party claims, liability, damages and/or costs (including without limitation attorneys' fees) they incur arising out of or related to (i) any information, content or other writings you submit to the Sites; (ii) your use of the Sites, (iii) your violation of these Terms of Use; or (iv) your infringement of any intellectual property or other right.v Privacy
The PYN Privacy Policy, found here applies to use of the Sites, and its terms are made part of these Terms of Use.

Severability
If any part of these Terms of Use is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most clearly expresses the intent of the original provision and the remainder of these Terms of Use shall continue in effect.

Governing Law
The Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, without regard to conflict of law principles.

Jurisdiction and Binding Arbitration
Any claim or dispute arising out of or in relation to the Terms of Use or use of the Sites shall be resolved exclusively in the in the courts of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, or in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and you consent to the personal jurisdiction of such courts and waive any right to trial by jury. Any claim that you may have arising out of or relating to the Terms of Use or use of the Sites must be commenced within one (1) year of the accrual of such dispute or claim.

Miscellaneous
Any waiver of any provision of the Terms of Use will be effective only if in writing and signed by PYN. PYN's failure to strictly enforce the performance of any provision of these Terms of Use shall not be deemed a waiver of its rights under such provision. PYN may assign its rights and duties under these Terms of Use to any party at any time without notice to you.

Changes in the Sites and These Terms of Use
PYN has the right, at its sole discretion, to modify these Terms of Use and to change, suspend or discontinue all or any portion of the Sites at any time, without notice, with such changes effective upon posting on the Sites.

Questions, Comments, Complaints, or Service Issues
If you have any questions, comments, complaints or service issues pertaining to the Sites, please contact communications@pyninc.org.

Last updated: March 30, 2010.

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