Terms and Conditions
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS REGARDING YOUR USE OF OUR WEBSITE CAREFULLY.
We Do Not Provide Medical Advice; Other Important Disclaimers
Please note that Propeller Collective is intended to provide information and community support but is not moderated by professionals. For expert advice, please consult a professional. If you or someone you know is in crisis and needs immediate help, please contact Crisis Text Line or National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Propeller Collective makes no representations or warranties of any kind as to the accuracy, currency, or completeness of any information or material made available through the Website and Services. Do not rely on the Content to diagnose or treat a health problem or to delay or decline to seek medical or professional advice. We are not responsible or liable for any decisions you may make in reliance on the Content. THE SERVICES ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE, AND SHOULD NOT BE TAKEN TO BE, THE PRACTICE OF MEDICINE OR THE PROVISION OF MEDICAL CARE, INCLUDING MENTAL HEALTH CARE. IN THE EVENT YOU ARE EXPERIENCING AN EMERGENCY, CALL 911.
Changes to the Terms and Conditions
We may amend the Terms and Conditions from time to time. Propeller Collective reserves the right to change, modify, add, or remove any portion of the Terms and Conditions at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. You agree that it is your responsibility to check the Website periodically for changes to the Terms and Conditions. Your continued use of the Website and Services after changes to the Terms and Conditions will constitute acknowledgement of the modified Terms and Conditions, whether or not you have reviewed them.
Parent / Guardian Permissions
CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13 ARE NOT PERMITTED TO USE THE WEBSITE AND SERVICES. ANYONE BETWEEN THE AGES OF 13 AND 17 MAY ONLY USE THE WEBSITE AND SERVICES WITH THE APPROVAL OF THEIR PARENT OR GUARDIAN. Parents and guardians should also remind any minors that conversing with strangers on the Internet can be dangerous and take appropriate precautions to protect children, including monitoring their use of the Website and Services.
Copyright and Trademarks
All materials and content on the Website and Services, including, without limitation, all Propeller Collective logos, design, text, graphics, images, audio, and video, and the selection and arrangement thereof (the “Content”) are protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws under © Propeller Collective 2017. All rights reserved. Except as stated herein, none of the Content may be copied, modified, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, performed, displayed, posted, transmitted, sold, or made into derivative works in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Propeller Collective or the respective copyright owner. You may not, without the express written permission of Propeller Collective or the respective copyright owner, (a) copy, publish, or post any materials on any computer network or broadcast or publications media; (b) modify the materials; or (c) remove or alter any copyright or other proprietary notices contained in the materials. You also may not (a) sell, resell, or make commercial use of the Website and Services, its content, or services or products obtained through the Website and Services; (b) collect and use of any product listings or descriptions; (c) make derivative uses of the Website and Services or its Content; or (d) use of any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction methods. You are not conveyed any right or license by implication, estoppel, or otherwise in or under any patent, trademark, copyright, or other proprietary right of Propeller Collective or any third party. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed as granting you any right or license to use any trademarks, service marks, or logos displayed on the Website and Services, nor any right or license under any patent. You agree not to use any name or emblem of Propeller Collective in any promotional or advertising materials, or to falsely suggest any relationships between you and us, or in any manner that would infringe or violate any of our rights.
Restrictions on Use of Materials
Unless otherwise specified, we grant you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to access, use and display the Website and Services and the material provided hereon for your personal, noncommercial use, provided that you comply fully with the provisions of these Terms and Conditions. You acknowledge that the Website and Services contains information, software, photos, video, text, graphics, music, sounds, questions, creative suggestions, messages, comments, feedback, ideas, recipes, notes, drawings, articles and other materials (collectively, “Content”) that are protected by copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets and/or other proprietary rights, and that these rights are valid and protected in all forms, media and technologies existing now or hereafter developed. All Content is copyrighted under the United States copyright laws (and, if applicable, similar foreign laws), and we own a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such Content. All trademarks appearing on the Website and Services are trademarks of their respective owners. Our commercial partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors, contractors and other third parties may also have additional proprietary rights in the Content which they make available on the Website and Services. You may not modify, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works of, or in any way exploit, any of the Content, in whole or in part. When Content is downloaded to your computer, you do not obtain any ownership interest in such Content. Modification of the Content or use of the Content for any other purpose, including, but not limited to, use of any Content in printed form or on any other website or networked computer environment is strictly prohibited unless you receive our prior written consent. To request permission to use Content owned or controlled by Propeller Collective beyond the scope of rights granted herein, please contact Propeller Collective here: contact us.
Propeller Collective Community - Standards and Conduct Guidelines
You acknowledge that all content posted, emailed, or otherwise transmitted to or on the Website and Services, whether posted at our request or voluntarily, and whether publicly posted or privately transmitted (collectively, the “Postings”), are the sole responsibility of the person who made such Postings. This means that you are entirely responsible for all Postings that you post, email or otherwise transmit to the Website and Services. We do not control the Postings posted, emailed or otherwise transmitted on our Website and Services by others and, as such, we do not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Postings. Although we have adopted community standards and conduct guidelines for the users of our Website and Services (as described below), you understand that by using the Website and Services, you may be exposed to Postings that are offensive or objectionable. Under no circumstances will we be liable in any way for any Postings, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any Postings, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Postings posted, emailed or otherwise transmitted to or through the Website and Services. Opinions and other statements expressed by Users and other third parties are theirs alone, not the opinions of Propeller Collective or any of its affiliates.
You agree not to use the Website and Services (including any “Community Areas”) to:
- Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Postings or other materials that are unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable (in our sole discretion).
- Harm minors in any way, or solicit or otherwise attempt to gain any information from a minor.
- Impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to any user of the Website and Services, a director, officer, employee, shareholder, agent or representative of Propeller Collective, our affiliates or any other person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with Propeller Collective, or our affiliates or any other person or entity.
- Forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Postings or other materials transmitted to or through the Website and Services.
- Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Postings or other materials that are not your own, or that you do not have a right to upload, post, email or otherwise transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as insider information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements).
- Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Postings or other materials that infringe upon any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of privacy or publicity or other proprietary rights of any party.
- Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of commercial solicitation.
- Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Postings or other materials that contain software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment.
- Disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, cause a screen to “scroll” faster than other users of the Website and Services are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects or otherwise diminishes the quality of another user’s experience of the Website and Services.
- Interfere with or disrupt the Website or servers or networks connected to the Website and Services, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Website and Services.
- Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including, but not limited to, any regulations having the force of law.
- “Stalk”, “Cyberstalk” or otherwise harass another user, employee of the Website and Services, or Propeller Collective.
- Solicit, collect or post personal data or attempt to solicit, collect or post personal data about other users of the Website and Services, including user names or passwords; or access or attempt to access another user’s account without his or her consent.
Your privilege to use the Website and Services (including the Community Areas) and contribute to discussions on the Community Areas depends on your compliance with the community standards and conduct guidelines set forth above. We may revoke your privileges to use all or a portion of the Website and Services and/or take any other appropriate measures to enforce these community standards and conduct guidelines if violations are brought to our attention. Further, if you fail to adhere to our community standards and conduct guidelines, or any of these Terms and Conditions, we may terminate, in our sole discretion, your use of, or participation in, any community area.
Social Networking Services
Linking to the Propeller Collective Website and Services
You may link to the Propeller Collective Website and Services, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval, or endorsement on our part where none exists. The Website and Services must not be framed on any other site. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
Third Party Links
Propeller Collective often provides links to external (“third party”) websites, products, services, and applications we think you will enjoy. You acknowledge that we have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these third party websites, products, services, or applications. Propeller Collective does not review or monitor such links. If you decide to access links to third party websites, you do so at your own risk. A third party link promoted on the Propeller Collective Website or Services (or a link from another website to the Propeller Collective Website and Services) does not constitute a referral, endorsement, approval, advertising, offer, or solicitation with respect to such site, its contents, or any products or services advertised or distributed through that site. You further acknowledge and agree that, under no circumstances, will we be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage that is caused or alleged to have been caused to you in connection with your use of, or reliance on, any content, advertisements, products or other resources available on any other website (regardless of whether we directly or indirectly link to such content, advertisements, products or other resources). These third parties have separate and independent terms and conditions. You should direct any concerns with respect to any other website to that website’s administrator or webmaster.
Third Party Rights
Only you and Propeller Collective shall be entitled to enforce these Terms and Conditions. No third party shall be entitled to enforce any of these Terms and Conditions.
We respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. We may, in appropriate circumstances and in our discretion, terminate the rights of any user to use our Website and Services (or any part thereof) who infringes the intellectual property rights of others. If you are a rights-holder and believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement or are aware of someone doing so, please contact us through our website and include the following information:
- A physical or electronic signature of the owner of the copyright or a person authorized to act on behalf of the rights-holder.
- A description of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed (or if multiple copyrighted works located on this website are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works).
- A URL indicating where the claimed infringing material is located on the Website and Services.
- Your name, mailing address, telephone number, and email address.
- 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, its agent, or the law.
- A statement by you that the information in your notification is accurate, and that you attest under penalty of perjury, that you are the copyright owner or that you are authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
Notices and claims with respect to Propeller Collective Website and Services should be sent to our designated agent for notice of claims and copyright infringement through our website: contact us.
Disclaimer of Warranties
THE WEBSITE AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. WE AND ANY THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS OR DISTRIBUTORS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, COMPATIBILITY, SECURITY, ACCURACY, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. NEITHER WE NOR ANY THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS MAKE ANY WARRANTY ABOUT THE AVAILABILITY, RELIABILITY, ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CORRECTNESS, TIMELINESS, QUALITY OR SUFFICIENCY OF THE WEBSITE AND SERVICES. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE AND SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE WEBSITE AND SERVICES ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. ANY PRODUCT, OFFERING, CONTENT AND MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE WEBSITE AND SERVICES IS DONE AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH PRODUCT, OFFERING, CONTENT OR MATERIAL. FURTHER, NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM OUR PERSONNEL OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE AND SERVICES SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY PROVIDED FOR IN THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. PROPELLER COLLECTIVE PROVIDES THE INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE AND SERVICES AS A PUBLIC SERVICE FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THESE PAGES IS NOT INTENDED TO BE, AND SHOULD NOT BE TAKEN AS, ADVICE.
Limitation of Liability
YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AND SERVICES IS AT YOUR OWN SOLE RISK. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THIS WEBSITE OR SERVICES, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO STOP USING THE WEBSITE AND SERVICES. IN NO EVENT SHALL PROPELLER COLLECTIVE OR ANY THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INJURY, LOSS, CLAIM, OR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, OR OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE AND SERVICES, EVEN IF WE OR A THIRD PARTY PROVIDER ARE NEGLIGENT OR OTHERWISE AT FAULT AND REGARDLESS OF WHETHER WE ARE ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SECTION APPLIES WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER BASIS.
Indemnity and Release
You agree to release, indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Propeller Collective, and our officers, directors, employees, board members, consultants, agents, affiliates, members, and representatives, from any and all claims, losses, liability, damages, and/or costs, including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys’ fees, rights, claims, actions of any kind, and injury (including death) arising out of or relating to your use or misuse of our Website and Services, any User Content, your connection to our Website and Services, your violation of any provision of the Terms and Conditions, your willful or negligent acts, or your violation of any rights of another.
The Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of the United States of America and the laws of the State of Illinois, without regard to any conflict of laws provisions. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to the Terms and Conditions or your use of the Website and Services will be heard and resolved exclusively in the state or federal courts with jurisdiction over Cook County, Illinois. You hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action. If you choose to access the Website and Services from a location outside of Cook County, Illinois, you agree that you will be responsible for compliance with all local laws of such other locations.
The Website and Services are controlled, operated, and administered by Propeller Collective within the United States of America. Propeller Collective makes no representation that materials available on the Website and Services are appropriate or available for use at other locations outside of the United States. Access to the Website and Services from any territory where the content or products available through the Website or Services are illegal is prohibited. If you access the Website and Services from a location outside of the United States, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws.
Notwithstanding any of these Terms and Conditions, Propeller Collective reserves the right, without notice and in its sole discretion, for any reason or no reason, to terminate your ability to use the Website and Services and to block or prevent future access to and use of the Website and Services. You agree that Propeller Collective shall not be liable for any termination of your use of or access to the Website and Services and applicable sections of the Terms and Conditions shall survive termination. Propeller Collective may terminate these Terms and Conditions for any reason at any time.
The Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement of the parties and supersede any and all preceding and contemporaneous agreements between you and Propeller Collective, whether oral or written. If any provision of these terms shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions which shall remain in full force and effect. The failure of Propeller Collective to enforce the strict performance of any provision of these Terms and Conditions, or to exercise any right under the Terms and Conditions, will not be construed as a waiver or relinquishment.
Questions or Concerns?
If you have any questions or concerns about our Terms and Conditions or the practices of Propeller Collective, please contact us.
This document was last updated on May 9, 2017.