Terms and Conditions

Our Voice Initiative Terms of Service (“Agreement”)

This Agreement was last modified on November 3rd, 2017.

Please read these Terms of Service completely regarding using ourvoiceusa.org which is owned and operated by Our Voice Initiative. This Agreement documents the legally binding terms and conditions between visitors to this site ( User, You, member) and the website owners (Our Voice Initiative, OVI, Our Voice USA, Us, We) as they pertain to the use of ourvoiceusa.org (this website, the site, the website).

By using or accessing the Site in any way, viewing or browsing the Site, or adding your own content to the Site, you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms of Service.

Intellectual Property And User-Generated Content

The Site and all of its original content are the sole property of Our Voice Initiative and are, as such, fully protected by the appropriate international copyright and other intellectual property rights laws.

You shall not upload to, or publish within this website any defamatory, obscene, abusive, or otherwise illegal material.

You agree that you will not use abusive language towards, or otherwise threaten other Members or users, use defamatory language, or deliberately disrupt discussions with repetitive messages or spam.

You agree not to use language that discriminates or abuses on the basis of nationality, religion, race, gender identity, sexual preference, age, or disability. Hate speech of any kind will not be tolerated and is grounds for immediate suspension of access to all or part of this website.

Personal attacks are a direct violation of these Terms of Service and are grounds for immediate and permanent suspension of access to all or part of this website.

The website shall be used only in a noncommercial manner. You shall not, without the express approval of OVI, distribute or otherwise publish any material containing any solicitation of funds, advertising or solicitation for goods or services.

You acknowledge that any submissions you make to the website (user-generated content including but not limited to: comments, forum messages, reviews, text, video, audio and photographs, as well as computer code and applications) (each, a “submission”) may be edited, modified, removed, published, transmitted, and displayed by Our Voice USA and you waive any rights you may have in having the material altered or changed in any
manner. Submissions made to this website may also be included in our Facebook groups and pages, other social media outlets we engage the public through, and made available for republishing through other formats.

You grant OVI a royalty-free, non-exclusive, perpetual, world-wide, license to your submissions, which includes without limitation the right for OVI or any third party it designates, to use, transmit, copy, publish, distribute, display publicly, derive other works based off of, index, tag, cache, modify (including the right to transform into compatible versions for streaming, downloading, broadcast, mobile, digital, thumbnail, scanning or other technologies) in any form of media now known or developed in the future, any submission to this website or any other website owned by OVI.

OVI reserves the right to delete, move, or edit Submissions that it, in its sole discretion, deems abusive, defamatory, obscene, or in violation of copyright/trademark laws.

By submitting your work, you are consenting to its publication and display on this website and on all other OVI related online and offline promotional uses.

Termination of Service

Our Voice Initiative reserves the right to terminate your access to the Site, without any advance notice.

Links to Other Websites

Our Site does contain a number of links to other websites and online resources that are not owned or controlled by Our Voice Initiative.

Our Voice Initiative has no control over, and therefore cannot assume responsibility for, the content or general practices of any of these third party sites and/or services. Therefore, we strongly advise you to read the entire terms and conditions and privacy policy of any site that you visit as a result of following a link that is posted on our site.

Governing Law

This Agreement is governed in accordance with the laws of Warren County Ohio, United States.

Changes to This Agreement

Our Voice Initiative reserves the right to modify these Terms of Service at any time. We do so by posting and drawing attention to the updated terms on the Site. Your decision to continue to visit and make use of the Site after such changes have been made constitutes your formal acceptance of the new Terms of Service.

Therefore, we ask that you check and review this Agreement for such changes on an occasional basis. Should you not agree to any provision of this Agreement or any changes we make to this Agreement, we ask and advise that you do not use or continue to access the Our Voice Initiative site immediately.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Agreement, please feel free to contact us at [email protected].