You may sign up for membership, post articles, network with others or otherwise actively send us Personal Data using the Site. “Personal Data” includes, but is not limited to, Your name, email address(es), billing address(es), delivery address(es), telephone number(s), contact preferences and credit card information. Personal Data may also include Your education and work history and other skills and characteristics related to Your past, current or future occupational endeavors. You can amend or update Your Ellevate profile at any time and You can close such profile at any time. We use Personal Data primarily for the purpose for which You originally provided it (for example, to receive access to member events, to network with others, or the like), and for purposes of improving our products and services and for market research. We may use Personal Data to transmit direct marketing communications to You by email.
Members can be held liable for any illegal or prohibited User Content they provide to the Site or to other Members, including, for example, infringing, defamatory, or offensive materials. So that the Site is available for all users to enjoy, You may not, and hereby represent and warrant that You will not, post, transmit, email or otherwise make accessible on or through the Site User Content that:
(i) is unlawful, harmful, threatening, tortious, defamatory, libelous, abusive, disparaging, pedophilic, pornographic, obscene, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or malicious;
(ii) contains hate propaganda or promotes discrimination or violence against any people on account of their race, national origin, religion, age, gender, disability, or sexual orientation;
(iii) is or could be harmful to minors;
(iv) harasses or advocates harassment of another person;
(v) involves the transmission of "junk mail," "chain letters," or unsolicited mass mailing (or "spamming");
(vi) promotes information that You know is false, misleading, or promotes illegal activities or conduct;
(vii) is or promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person's work, such as providing pirated computer programs or links to them, or providing information to circumvent manufacture-installed copy-protect devices;
(viii) infringes any patent, copyright, trademark, service mark, trade secret, or other proprietary right of any other party;
(ix) contains restricted password only access pages, or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page);
(x) provides material that exploits people under the age of 18 in a sexual or violent manner, or solicits personal information from anyone under the age of 18;
(xi) provides instructional information about illegal activities such as making or buying illegal weapons, or providing or creating computer viruses;
(xii) contains a software virus or any other code files or programs that are designed to or have the ability to interrupt, destroy, compromise, or otherwise limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment whether owned by Ellevate or any other party;
(xiii) solicits passwords, or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users; or
(xiv) otherwise violates any local, state, national or other applicable law or regulation.
In addition, You may not, in connection with Your use of the Site:
(i) impersonate any person or entity, including an Ellevate officer or employee, or falsely misrepresent Your organization_user with any other person or entity;
(ii) forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers for the purpose of disguising the origin of any User Content posted or transmitted through or on the Site;
(iii) engage in commercial activities and/or sales without Ellevate’s prior written consent including, without limitation, contests, sweepstakes, barter or advertising;
(iv) post or transmit any Content that You do not have the right to post or transmit;
(v) post or submit unsolicited commercial e-mail, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or seek or encourage others to engage in these activities;
(vi) disrupt the ordinary flow and operation of any portion of the Site, including causing a screen to scroll faster than another User may be able to type in a chat room or bulletin board environment;
(vii) interfere with or disrupt the Site or any server or network involved with the operation of the Site;
(viii) stalk or harass any other person; or
(ix) collect or "harvest" from the Site the names of other users for the purpose of transmitting to those other users unsolicited commercial messages.
If You discover this kind of material or activity on the Site, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.