TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ACCESS AND USE

PLEASE READ THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE (“TERMS OF USE”) COMPLETELY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE (“WEBSITE”). BY USING THIS WEBSITE AND ANY LINKS ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF USE.

PERMITTED USE

Your access and use of this Website is subject to the Terms of Use posted on this Website, as modified by the Foundation from time to time without notice to you, as well as applicable laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania without regard to its conflicts of law provisions.

Your access to and use of the Website constitutes your acceptance of the Terms of Use and your agreement to be bound by them. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, then exit the Website on your browser. If you remain on this Website, or return thereafter, you agree to be bound by the Terms of Use. For this reason, you are encouraged to review the Terms of Use whenever you use the Website. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENT IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. The Foundation makes no representation or warranty that the Website will operate without interruption or error, nor does it provide any assurances of the availability of the Website. THE WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND AN “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. THE WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENT IS PROVIDED WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATIONS, ENDORSEMENTS, OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR ACCURACY AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE FOUNDATION ALSO MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS, ENDORSEMENTS, OR WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO ANY WEBSITE OPERATED BY A THIRD PARTY. THE FOUNDATION ALSO MAKES NO REPRESENTATION, ENDORSEMENT, OR WARRANTY THAT ANY CONTENT OR LINK PROVIDED WITH THIS WEBSITE IS ACCURATE OR SUITABLE FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Finally,  without limiting the foregoing and with regard to blog or other postings on this Website, the Foundation does not endorse, guarantee, represent, warrant or recommend any product and/or service, nor the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness thereof.

You agree to use the Website for lawful purposes only. You may use the Content of the Website for your personal, noncommercial use only. The Content is provided for informational purposes only. It must not be taken as the rendering of medical, nursing, or professional health care advice or services, nor the practice of medicine, nursing, or professional health care in any jurisdiction. In no event shall the Content be construed as treatment for specific medical conditions, or as a substitute for proper medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Since the Foundation does not provide medical advice, you should seek professional medical help from your health care provider for any questions or issues concerning any medical condition.

You agree not to take any action that might compromise the security of this Website, render this Website inaccessible to others or otherwise cause damage to this Website or any content contained on this Website. Any conduct by you that, in the Foundation’s sole discretion, restricts, inhibits, or interferes with the ability of any other user to enjoy this Website will not be tolerated, including by means of hacking or defacing any portion of this Website, or by engaging in spamming, flooding, or other disruptive activities. You are strictly prohibited from communicating on or through this Website any unlawful, harmful, offensive, threatening, abusive, libelous, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, profane, hateful, fraudulent, sexually explicit, racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable material of any sort, including, but not limited to, any material that encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law. The Foundation reserves the right to terminate or suspend your access to and use of this Website without notice, if the Foundation believes, in its sole discretion, that you are in violation of any applicable law or it is harmful to the Foundation’s interests or the interests, including intellectual property or other rights, of another user or other third party.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Unless otherwise expressed in the Terms of Use, the Content of this Website, including the graphics, photographs, videos, text, logos and overall appearance of the Website, are the sole and exclusive property of the Foundation. Content of this Website is protected by United States and international copyright laws. You agree not to delete any copyright, trademark or similar notice from any Content obtained from the Website.

THE BUCK FOUNDATION(SM), the BRIDGE Logo(SM), and other graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts, and service names are trademarks and/or service marks, registered trademarks and/or service marks, or trade dress (collectively, “Marks”) of the Foundation in the U.S. and/or other countries. The Marks, whether or not registered, may not be used with any product or service in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits the Foundation. All other trademarks and/or service marks displayed in the Content of the Website are the properties of their respective owners.
Use of any of the Marks as metatags on other web sites is strictly prohibited. You may not display this Website in frames (or any of the information or content via in-line links) without the Foundation’s express written permission. You may establish ordinary links to the Website without our written permission.

The use or misuse of the Marks or any other content on this Website, except as provided in these Terms of Use or in the Website content, is strictly prohibited. Copying, downloading, reproducing, modifying, publishing, distributing, transmitting, transferring or creating derivative works from the Content of the Website without the prior written consent of the Foundation is strictly prohibited. The Foundation hereby grants permission to you to download, print and store selected portions of the Content for your own personal, non-commercial use. You cannot copy or post the Content on any network computer or broadcast the Content in any media, and you cannot modify or alter the Content in any way, or delete or change any copyright or trademark notice. No right, title or interest in any downloaded materials is transferred to you as a result of any such downloading. The Foundation reserves all title and full intellectual property rights in any Content you download from the Site.

ONLINE ACCOUNT

You may have the option to create an online account on or through a link on the Website. If you create an account, you will be asked to supply a User ID and password. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account and are fully responsible for all activities that occur in connection with your password or account. You agree to immediately notify the Foundation of any unauthorized use of either your password or account or any other breach of security. You further agree that you will not permit others, including those whose accounts have been terminated, to access the Website or other website using your account or User ID.

With respect to your account (should you choose to create one), you agree to provide true, accurate, current, and complete information about yourself. It is your responsibility to maintain and promptly update this account information to keep it true, accurate, current, and complete. If you provide any information that is fraudulent, inaccurate, incomplete, or not current, or the Foundation has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is fraudulent, inaccurate, incomplete, or not current, then the Foundation reserves the right to suspend or terminate your account without notice and refuse any and all current and future use of this Website. Because any termination of your access to the Website may be effected without prior notice, you acknowledge and agree that the Foundation may immediately deactivate or delete your account and all related information in your account and bar any further access to such files or this Website. Furthermore, you agree that the Foundation shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to your account or this Website.

LIMITATION ON LIABILITY

The Foundation does not accept any liability for the consequences arising from the access and use or misuse of any Content contained on the Website.

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL THE FOUNDATION OR ITS AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS, CONTRACTORS AND EMPLOYEES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, WHETHER UNDER A CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER THEORY OF LIABILITY, ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH ANY PARTY'S USE OF THE WEBSITE OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, THE INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, USEFUL, TIMELY OR CURRENT, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, LINE SYSTEM FAILURE, LOSS OF DATA, OR LOSS OF USE RELATED TO THIS WEBSITE OR ANY WEBSITE OPERATED BY ANY THIRD PARTY OR ANY CONTENTS OF THIS WEBSITE OR ANY OTHER WEBSITE, EVEN IF THE FOUNDATION IS AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

The Foundation is not liable for the unauthorized use of the Content by any other website(s).

INDEMNITY

You hereby agree to indemnify and hold the Foundation, and its affiliates, officers, directors, agents, contractors and employees harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorney’s fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your access to and use of the Website and its Content, or any content you submit, post, or transmit through this site, your use of the Website, your connection to the Website, your violation of the Terms of Use, or your violation of any rights of a third party.

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS

Electronic transmissions to and from this Website or directed to the Foundation, including any email, are not sent in a secure form. Such transmissions can be intercepted by third parties. Please do not send the Foundation any email communication that contains confidential information. Any electronic transmission to this Website, including email is and shall remain the property of the Foundation which shall be free to use the content in the electronic transmission for any purpose.

Links to Third Party Sites

The Foundation may establish on the Website links to other websites owned or operated by third parties. The Foundation does not control such websites and is not responsible for the content provided thereon. The Foundation may add or remove any link at any time from the Website.

JURISDICTION

In the event of any dispute arising out of or relating to your access and use of this Website, any dispute arising out or in connection with your access and/or use of this Website shall be in state or federal court located in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Any failure on the Foundation’s part to insist upon strict performance of any provision of the Terms of Use shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right.

If any part of the Terms of Use is determined by a court to be unenforceable, then such part shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary, with the remainder of the Terms of Use remaining in full force and effect. The Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement governing your access to and use of the Website.

Your use of this Website is also subject to the Foundation’s Privacy Policy.