ParentsTogether Action Terms Of Use

Effective Date: January 1, 2018

ParentsTogether Action provides the following services (the “Services”):

  • Text messages, Facebook Messenger messages and other mobile communications, emails, articles and social media posts containing information, events, advice, educational content, useful offers, and advocacy opportunities for parents and families.

In exchange for the provision of the Services provided by ParentsTogether Action, which you and ParentsTogether Action agree constitutes good and valuable consideration, you agree to the Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) in this document. You should review these Terms carefully, as your acceptance of these Terms by providing your contact information to ParentsTogether Action creates a binding legal agreement between you and us.

ParentsTogether Action is a social-welfare organization with its principal place of business at 1875 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 650, Washington, DC 20009. In these Terms, ParentsTogether Action will also be referred to as “ParentsTogether”, “we”, “us”, or “our”. The terms “you”, “your”, “user”, or “subscriber” will refer to you.

If you do not agree to these terms, you should not subscribe to ParentsTogether Action’s Services.
Services provided by ParentsTogether Action are available only to individuals who are at least thirteen (13) years old. By using ParentsTogether Action’s Services you represent that you are at least 13 years of age and otherwise able to enter into a valid and binding legal agreement and acknowledge that the Terms constitute a valid, binding agreement between you and us.

Changes To These Terms

We may revise these Terms from time to time. If we do, those revised Terms will supersede prior versions. Unless we say otherwise, revisions will be effective upon the effective date indicated at the top of these Terms. [We will provide you advance notice of any material revisions. This notice will be provided via the contact information we have on file. For other revisions, we will update the effective date of these Terms at the top of the page.] We encourage you to check the effective date of these Terms whenever you visit ParentsTogether Action’s websites. Your continued access or use of our Services constitutes your acceptance of any revisions. If you don’t agree to the revisions, you should stop using ParentsTogether Action’s Services and we are not obligated to provide you with the Services.

Consent To Be Contacted

By providing your contact information to us, you understand and agree that you are consenting to be contacted by us. If you have given us your mobile or cellular telephone number, we have your permission to contact you at that number to deliver any text or voice message originated by ParentsTogether Action and our sister organization, ParentsTogether Foundation or relating to our work, programs or activities. Your permission allows us to use text messaging, artificial or pre-recorded voice messages and automatic dialing technology, to deliver all such messages. You should be aware that standard text messaging and data rates may apply. Text messaging and data rates can normally be found by asking your provider. Text STOP to 30644 to opt out of text messages at any time.

If you have provided your e-mail address to us, we have your permission to contact you by e-mail with these same kinds of messages.

If you have chatted with our bot on Facebook Messenger, and agreed to receive news and updates from us, we have your permission to send you messages originating from ParentsTogether Action, or our sister organization, ParentsTogether Foundation, via Messenger.

If ParentsTogether Action or any of the Services it provides is ever sold, assigned, or transferred to a different parent entity, your consent to be contacted will automatically be transferred to such entity so that you may continue to receive the Services provided by ParentsTogether Action, unless you have previously revoked the consent granted under this Section.

Messages, texts, emails and articles from ParentsTogether Action will be identified as such and/or will be tagged #ParentsAct.

Ownership Of The Services

As between you and ParentsTogether Action, we exclusively own and reserve all copyright and other right, title, and interest in and to our Services, and to the content of those Services including without limitation the content of our messages, except to the extent that the content of the Services is licensed by us from a third party, in which case some right, title, and interest in such content is owned by that third party. You are free to, and encouraged to, send the content of our messages to other parents and other persons who may be interested in our programs. However, by subscribing to ParentsTogether Action Services, you agree not to transfer, resell, lease or license our Services or our messages to anyone for money. You agreed not to use our Services in any manner that violates any applicable law, including law pertaining to copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property rights.

Content Created By You

Any content that you post to the ParentsTogether Action website or otherwise transmit to ParentsTogether for use or incorporation into our programs is referred to as “User Content.” ParentsTogether will have the right to your or incorporate User Content into its website and/or our programs or content, in the sole discretion of ParentsTogether.

Without limiting the foregoing, ParentsTogether will have the right to refuse or remove any User Content that it deems inappropriate and/or in violation of the terms of this Agreement. By way of illustration, but not limitation, you may not take any action or upload, post, email, link or otherwise transmit or create any User Content that, as determined by ParentsTogether in its sole discretion:

    • infringes upon or violate any third party rights, including intellectual property rights, privacy rights or publicity rights of others, including posting or providing links to unauthorized copies of another party’s copyrighted work;
    • promotes and/or encourage illegal or unlawful activity in any country;
    • is defamatory, libelous or slanderous in nature;
    • advocates hate, violence, abuse, threats or harm against any group, individual or entity;
    • harasses or encourage others to harass any group, individual or entity
    • is racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
    • is vulgar, obscene, profane, pornographic and/or otherwise offensive in nature;
    • discloses third-party confidential, private or trade secret information;
    • violates any right or duty 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);
    • is patently offensive under a community standard that we deem appropriate, examples include promoting racism, bigotry, pornography hatred or physical harm of any kind; or
    • is inconsistent with the goals, objectives, philosophies, and/or purpose of ParentsTogether Action and ParentsTogether Foundation.

You retain copyright and other intellectual property rights in and to User Content created by you, to the extent that you have such rights under applicable law.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, you understand and agree that by submitting your User Content and/or Petition to any area of the Site, you automatically grant (and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant) to ParentsTogether Action: (a) a royalty-free, world-wide, fully paid-up, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to (i) use, reproduce, distribute, modify, adapt, and publicly display your User Content and (ii) use and reproduce (and to authorize third parties to use and reproduce) any of your User Content in any or all media throughout the world for the purpose of carrying out ParentsTogether activities or programs, or transmitting or publicizing any User Content and/ or any information or data relating to such; (b) the perpetual and irrevocable right to delete any or all of your User Content, whether intentionally or unintentionally, and for any reason or no reason, without any liability of any kind to you or any other party; and (c) a royalty- free, fully paid-up, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to copy, analyze and use any of your User Content as ParentsTogether may deem necessary or desirable for purposes of debugging, testing and/or providing Services. Further, you agree to grant to ParentsTogether a royalty-free, worldwide, fully paid-up, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, sublicensable right and license to exercise the copyright, publicity, and database rights you have in information concerning your use of the Services or the ParentsTogether website, in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

You agree to indemnify and hold ParentsTogether Action harmless from and against any losses, costs, damages, fines or penalties, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, incurred in any proceeding, suit or investigation based upon or arising out of any claim that your User Content infringes the copyright or other intellectual property rights of any third party; or is defamatory, libelous or slanderous.

Warranties And Disclaimers

We hereby disclaim any and all other warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability, title, non-infringement, and fitness for a particular purpose, of the Services or their content, and warranties related to third-party equipment, material, services or software. ParentsTogether Action’s Services are provided “as is” to the fullest extent permitted by law. To the extent this disclaimer conflicts with applicable law, the scope and duration of any applicable warranty will be the minimum permitted under that law.

Except as expressly provided in these Terms, under no circumstances and under no legal theory, whether in tort, contract, or otherwise, will ParentsTogether Action be liable to you for any indirect, special, incidental, consequential or punitive damages of any character, including, without limitation, damages for loss of goodwill, lost profits, lost sales or business, work stoppage, computer failure or malfunction, lost data, or for any and all other damages or losses, even if we had been advised, knew or should have known of the possibility of such damages. Except as described in this section, under no circumstances and under no legal theory, whether in tort, contract, or otherwise, will ParentsTogether Action be liable to you for any direct damages, costs or liabilities in excess of $100.

The provisions of this section allocate the risks under this agreement between the parties, and the parties have relied on the limitations set forth herein in determining whether to enter into this agreement.

Contact Information

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us via email at [email protected].