Last Reviewed: July 29, 2019
Terms and Conditions
Welcome to equaljusticeworks.org, the website of Equal Justice Works. As used in these Terms and Conditions, the term “Web site” refers to the website located at equaljusticeworks.org, our E-mail newsletters, our online discussion forums, and any other sites on which a link to these Terms and Conditions appears. Equal Justice Works does not control, and is not responsible for, any third-party site to which the website links.
You agree that your use of the website is subject to the following Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions may be modified at any time and from time to time; the date of the most recent changes or revisions will appear on this page. Continued access to the website by you will constitute your acceptance of any changes or revisions to the Agreement. Other portions of the Equal Justice Works website may be governed by different or additional terms and conditions. In the event of a conflict between any provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use, on the one hand, and any other terms and conditions, on the other hand, the applicable provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use shall prevail with respect to your use of the website.
The materials contained on the website are provided by Equal Justice Works as a service to you for your noncommercial, personal use on an “as is, as available” basis and may be used by you for information purposes only. Equal Justice Works assumes no responsibility for error or omissions in these materials and makes no commitment to update the information contained herein. Equal Justice Works makes no, and expressly disclaims any and all, representations or warranties, express or implied, regarding the Equal Justice Works website , including without limitation the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of text, graphics, links, products and services, and other items accessed from or via the Web site, or that the website will be uninterrupted, error-free, or free of viruses or other harmful components. No advice or information given by Equal Justice Works or any other party on the website shall create any warranty or liability.
Equal Justice Works does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials at the website in terms of their correctness, accuracy, timeliness, reliability, or otherwise. Under no circumstances shall Equal Justice Works or any of its respective partners, officers, directors, employees, or agents be held liable for any damages, whether direct, incidental, indirect, special, or consequential, and including, without limitation, lost revenues or lost profits, arising from or in connection with your use, reliance on, or performance of the information on the Web site.
Equal Justice Works periodically schedules system downtime for maintenance and other purposes. Unplanned outages also may occur. Equal Justice Works shall have no liability for the resulting unavailability of the website or for any loss of data or transactions caused by planned or unplanned system outages, or any outages of webhost providers or the Internet infrastructure and network external to the Web site.
All materials published on the website are protected by copyright laws, and may not be reproduced, republished, distributed, transmitted, resold, displayed, broadcast, or otherwise exploited in any manner without the express written permission of either Equal Justice Works or, in the case of content licensed by Equal Justice Works from third parties, the entity that is credited as the copyright holder of such licensed content.
In the event you believe that any content posted on the website infringes your copyright or other intellectual-property rights, you may notify Equal Justice Works in writing at 1730 M Street NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036.
User Generated Content
Equal Justice Works, through its forums, provides users an opportunity to post content to the Web site. Equal Justice Works does not necessarily endorse, support, sanction, encourage, or agree with content posted by users. You shall not post or transmit any unlawful threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, or indecent information of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate local, state, national, or international law, or infringe upon another’s copyright or trademark. You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, video, messages, or other materials posted or transmitted in an Equal Justice Works forum, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is the sole responsibility of the person from whom such content originated. This means that you, and not Equal Justice Works, are entirely and solely responsible for all content that you upload, post, or otherwise transmit via the Web site. Equal Justice Works does not and cannot review the content posted by users and is not responsible for such content. However, Equal Justice Works shall have the right, but not the obligation, to delete, move, or edit any content that violates this agreement or is otherwise objectionable as determined by Equal Justice Works in its sole discretion and without notice.
If you upload, post, or otherwise transmit content to the Web site, you acknowledge that any such submissions may be edited, removed, modified, published, transmitted, and displayed by Equal Justice Works in any medium now existing or hereinafter invented, and for any purpose, including commercial uses. You waive any moral rights you may have in having the material edited, removed, modified, published, transmitted, or displayed in a manner not agreeable to you.
You agree to indemnify Equal Justice Works and its partners, officers, directors, employees, and agents, against, and to hold each of them harmless from, any and all claims and liabilities (including attorney’s fees) that may arise from your submissions, from your unauthorized use of material obtained from the Web site, from your breach of these Terms and Conditions, and from any such acts arising through your use of the Web site.
What information does Equal Justice Works collect about me as I use the Web site?
Equal Justice Works may collect personally identifiable information from you such as your name, telephone number, postal address, e-mail address and credit card information so that we can provide you with the information and services you request. For example, we ask you for name, e-mail address, and certain other information if you choose to subscribe to our e-mail newsletters. We may also collect your credit card information when you make a donation or register for a program so that we can process your payment for the service you are requesting. Credit card information is then transmitted to third-party credit card processors and card issuers that use your information to process your request. Equal Justice Works may also collect non-personally identifiable information when you visit our Web site, such as your browser configuration, the type of operating system you are using and information about your Internet service provider.
How does Equal Justice Works use the information supplied by me?
We may use the information you supply to fulfill your requests for information and services, or to respond to your inquiries. If you decide that you do not wish to receive such communications from Equal Justice Works, you may opt-out of receiving further e-mails by clicking “Unsubscribe” in any email. If you choose to submit content for publication (e.g., information to be posted as a blog or in a forum), we may publish your name, screen name or such other information you supply.
We may use the non-personally identifiable information we collect in the aggregate, to analyze how visitors use our site, as well as to provide you with offers and information about products and services which you have agreed to receive.
In addition, Equal Justice Works may disclose information we maintain (A) if in good faith we believe that such disclosure is necessary to (1) comply with the law or legal process; (2) protect and defend our rights and property; (3) protect against misuse or unauthorized use of the Web site; or (4) protect the personal safety, property, or rights of our users or the public, or (B) in connection with a corporate transaction, such as a divestiture, merger, consolidation, or asset sale.
Our Commitment To Children’s Privacy
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our website from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.
How To Contact Us
Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please call us at 202-466-3686 or send us an email.