Terms & Conditions

By registering on Movements.org to become a member or by accessing the site or any of its Services, you agree not to engage in violence, illegal activity, discrimination, or hate.

By accessing the site or any of its services, regardless of whether you register on as an active member, you agree to enter into a legally binding agreement with Movements.org to comply with these Terms and Conditions and our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions or our Privacy Policy, you should not use, register for, access, or view the site or any of its services.

Movements.org offers a collection of services on or through this site to help connect people and communities to the skills and expertise they need to advance human rights around the world.

Movements.org is an interactive site provided for the benefit of the world-at-large, connecting people to turn good intentions into action. However, as in most community forums, progress only occurs if everyone cooperates and abides by the rules. These Terms and Conditions define the obligations that you agree to adopt in exchange for the right to use our site and services.

You agree to comply with all applicable laws, these Terms and Conditions, and our Privacy Policy.

As a social network, the majority of the content made available by Movements.org is generated and posted by Users of the site. Our mission is to provide a safe space on the web, however, we consider it to be the responsibility of all Users of the site to help make the web a safe and trusted place. Therefore, each User owns and is responsible for the content that s/he posts on our site, including information that s/he publishes and makes available for other Users to view.

Representations and Warranties. By posting content on our Site, you represent and warrant that:

  • You are entitled to submit the content;
  • The information is accurate;
  • The information is not confidential;
  • The posting of the information is not in violation of any applicable laws, contractual restrictions or other third party rights.

It is solely your responsibility to ensure the accuracy of your profile and submitted content and to update that information as appropriate.

By posting communications on or through the website, you automatically grant Movements.org a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display the information alone or as part of other works in any form, media, or technology whether now known or subsequently developed. The foregoing grants shall include the right to exploit any proprietary rights in such communication, including but not limited to rights upon copyright, trademark, service mark or patent laws under any relevant jurisdiction. The site includes various forums and blogs where you can post your observations and comments on designated topics. Movements.org cannot guarantee that other Users will not use the ideas and information that you share. Therefore, if you have an idea or information that you would like to keep confidential and/or do not want others to use, do not post it on the Site.

Movements.org is not responsible for a User's misuse or misappropriation of any content or information that you post in any forums, blogs, and other sections of the Site.

Our reporting system allows registered users to report posted content that is abusive. To ensure the quality and appropriateness of our site content, Movements reserves the right to remove any content for any reason.

As a condition to access and use the Site and Services of Movements, you agree to undertake the following:

  • comply with all applicable laws, including without limitation, privacy laws, employment laws, intellectual property laws, export control laws, tax laws, and regulatory requirements;
  • provide accurate information to us and update it as necessary;
  • review and comply with our Privacy Policy
  • review and comply with these Terms and Conditions;
  • use the Site and its Services in a professional manner; and

As a condition to access and use the Site and Services of Movements, you agree not to do the following:

  • use the Site or Services for any purpose or in any manner that violates any local, state or federal law or regulation or that violates the law or regulation of the United States;
  • submit, upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit any content that is illegal, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, pornographic, sexually explicit, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, and/or racially, ethnically, or otherwise offensive;
  • submit, upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising or promotional materials, including without limitation, initiation or perpetuation of any "Spam," "Junk Mail," or any other potentially objectionable form of unsolicited communication;
  • submit, upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit any content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual property right, privacy right, or publicity right of any person or entity;
  • submit, upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit without authorization any material that contains personal or private information concerning any third party person or entity, including without limitation, phone number(s) or addresses, credit/debit cards, calling cards, account numbers, Social Security numbers, passwords, or other similar information;
  • submit, upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other code, files or programs designed or known to disable, interrupt or limit the functionality of any computer hardware, computer software or telecommunications equipment or facilities;
  • use any kind of automated tool, including but not limited to scripts, bots and other software, to try to collect information from the Site or to break into any of its servers; or
  • disrupt or interfere (either directly or indirectly, intentionally or unintentionally) with the Site or Services in any manner that may materially adversely affect Movements, you or any third party;
  • impersonate another person or entity, including without limitation, a representative of Movements or its officers, directors, employees or agents; falsely represent or misrepresent your affiliation with another person or entity; or forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers that would disguise the origin of any content transmitted through the Site or Services;

To use certain services, you must register with the site and provide certain personal information. You must also establish a password. You agree that you will be responsible for maintaining your password as confidential and for any activity that occurs as a result of your enabling or permitting another person or entity to use your password. It is your responsibility to notify Movements in the event that (i) your password is lost or stolen, or (ii) you become aware of any unauthorized use of your password or of any other breach of security that might affect the Site or its Services. Movements.org is not responsible for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with the provisions of this section.

You should carefully review our full Privacy Policy which is incorporated by reference herein, before deciding whether to become a User. The Privacy Policy lays out in detail our policy regarding the use and storage of your information. By using the Site, you agree to the terms and practices of the Privacy Policy. You also acknowledge that any submission of personal information, data, photos, statements, or other content is done so voluntarily.

The use of the Site and its Services is solely at your own risk. The Site and its Services are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. Movements.org expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind with respect to the Site and its Services, whether expressed or implied, including implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and noninfringement. Some states do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusions may not apply to you. Movements makes no warranty that the Site or Services will meet your requirements; that they will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, current, accurate, complete, or error-free; or that the results that may be obtained by use of the Site or Services will be accurate or reliable. Movements.org is not responsible for disclosing or verifying the identity of any Users. You understand and acknowledge that your sole and exclusive remedy with respect to any defect in or dissatisfaction with the Site or Services is to cease to use the Site or Services. You may have other rights, which may vary from state to state.

Additionally, since some information may not be appropriate or satisfactory for your use, you should verify all information before relying on it. Any decisions made based on information contained in the Site, including information received through use of the Site or Services, should be used at your own discretion.

Users who publish personal information or information regarding their organization on this site understand the risks they are exposing themselves to by sharing their information and making it public. It is possible that some people or organizations that are not affiliated with our site will take this information from Movements.org and contact you with inappropriate messages. Movements is not responsible for damages caused by inappropriate use of the information published by Users. As mentioned above, we can only remove information from the Site or limit a User's privileges, but we are unable to take action beyond this Site.

You expressly understand and agree that Movements shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or exemplary damages, including without limitation, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data loss, or other losses resulting from: (i) the use or inability to use the Site or Services; (ii) any link provided in connection with the Site or Services; (iii) your reliance on any portion of the Site or Services; (iv) the interruption, suspension or termination of the Site or any Services hereunder; (v) the timeliness, deletion, misdelivery, or failure to post or store any information; and/or (vi) any matter otherwise related to your use of the Site or Services.

You acknowledge that Movements may establish limits concerning use of the Service, including the maximum number of days that content will be retained by the Service; the maximum number and size of postings, email messages, or other content that may be transmitted or stored by the Service; and the frequency with which you may access the Service.