USE OF MATERIALS
Girls4tech.com is not directed to, or intended for, children under the age of 16 years. Rather, this website is directed to and intended for educators, parents and guardians to use as an educational, non-commercial tool. If at any time Mastercard changes the intended user base for Girls4tech.com to include and collect personal information from or about children under the age of 16 years, Mastercard will provide adequate prior notice to the parent or guardian directly and obtain person’s explicit consent.
This site is owned and operated by Mastercard and/or, in the case of certain features, its third-party service providers, and unless otherwise indicated the contents of girls4tech.com are the property of Mastercard and are protected, without limitation, pursuant to U.S. and foreign copyright and trademark laws. No material from girls4tech.com may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, except that you may download one copy of the materials on any single computer for your personal non-commercial educational use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. For the avoidance of doubt, individual use to teach or engage a group in a virtual or physical classroom or other group educational environment, or parental/guardian use with one or more household members, shall be deemed personal non-commercial educational use included in the limited, non-exclusive, revocable user license provided above. Modification of the materials or use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation of Mastercard's copyright, trademark, and trade secret rights and others' proprietary rights. For purposes of this Agreement, the use of any such material on any other web site or networked computer environment is prohibited.
In the event you download software from the site, the software including any files, images incorporated in or generated by the software and data accompanying the Software (together, the "Software") are licensed to you by Mastercard. Mastercard does not transfer title to the Software to you. As between you and Mastercard, Mastercard retains full and complete right, title, and interest in and to the Software and all intellectual property rights therein. You may not redistribute, sell, decompile, reverse-engineer or disassemble the Software.
NO PERSONAL ADVICE
Any informational materials provided on girls4tech.com, including without limitation the opinions and/or recommendations of any authors and/or moderators, are not intended to substitute for any professional educational, medical, legal, psychiatric, employment or other advice. Without limitation of the Disclaimer paragraphs set forth below, Mastercard makes no representations or warranties regarding, and expressly disclaims any and all liability concerning, any action by any person following the information offered or provided within or through girls4tech.com. If you have concerns or a situation in which you require professional advice, then you should consult with an appropriately qualified professional in the relevant field.
CHANGES TO SITE
Mastercard may add, change, discontinue, remove or suspend any portion of girls4tech.com at any time, without notice by publication on the girls4tech.com site..
Certain portions of or future enhancement to girls4tech.com may ask you to create an account. If you choose to create such an account, you agree to provide only true, accurate, current and complete information. You further agree to accept all responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password, if any, and that you will not sell, transfer or assign your account or allow others to use it. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any username and/or password that may assigned to or selected by you so that others may not access any members-only or password-protected portions of girls4tech.com using your account and/or identity. Mastercard reserves the right, in its sole discretion and without notice to you, to terminate your account and/or to restrict your access to all or part of girls4tech.com for any reason, including without limitation for extended periods of inactivity.
This Agreement is effective until terminated by either party. You may terminate this Agreement at any time by destroying all materials obtained from girls4tech.com and all related documentation and all copies and installments thereof whether made under the terms of this Agreement or otherwise. This Agreement will terminate immediately without notice from Mastercard, if in Mastercard's sole discretion you fail to comply with any term or provision of this Agreement, or if you engage in conduct that is illegal, tortious or that interferes with the technological operation of this site. Mastercard further reserves the right to discontinue provision of girls4tech.com in whole or in part at any time, at which time any license granted herein shall be deemed revoked, without any recourse by you and with no further obligation owing by Mastercard. Upon termination, you must destroy all materials obtained from girls4tech.com and all copies thereof, whether made under the terms of this Agreement or otherwise.
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LIMITATION OF LIABILITY UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL MASTERCARD BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE MATERIALS ON GIRLS4TECH.COM, EVEN IF MASTERCARD OR A MASTERCARD AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL MASTERCARD’S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, OR NOT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING GIRLS4TECH.COM OR ANY CONTENT THEREIN.
Girls4tech.com is controlled and operated by or on behalf of Mastercard departments based in its offices in New York, United States of America. Mastercard makes no representation that materials on girls4tech.com are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access girls4tech.com from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. Software from this site is further subject to United States export controls. No software from girls4tech.com may be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported (i) into (or to a national or resident of) Cuba, Iran, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Syria or any other country to which the United States has embargoed goods; or (ii) to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Department's Table of Deny Orders; or (iii) in any other manner that violates U.S. law. By downloading or using the Software, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list.
GOVERNING LAW AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of New York, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You and Mastercard each agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the state of New York and the If any provision of this Agreement shall be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this Agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions, and such provisions shall be deemed modified so that its purpose can be lawfully effectuated and enforced. This is the entire agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter herein.
PERMISSION FOR REPRINTS
All material on girls4tech.com without limitation, is protected by U.S. and foreign copyright and trademark laws. In order to request permission to reprint any material on girls4tech.com (outside of personal, parental or classroom, non-commercial, educational use), please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
PERMISSION FOR WEB LINKING
If you link to girls4tech.com, you may only link to the home page, and the link must be in plain text, unless otherwise approved in writing by Mastercard. Any such link must not damage, dilute or tarnish the goodwill associated with Mastercard and/or any Mastercard intellectual property, nor may the link create the false appearance that your web site or organization is sponsored, endorsed by, affiliated or associated with Mastercard, and you may not “frame” girls4tech.com. You may not link to girls4tech.com from any web site that is unlawful, abusive, indecent or obscene, that promotes violence or illegal acts or that is otherwise inappropriate in Mastercard’s sole discretion. Mastercard reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate any link from any web site.