- License Grant
- License Restrictions
Unless otherwise stated in these Terms & Conditions or you receive BRIDGES’ prior written consent, you may not modify, translate, create derivative works of, copy, distribute, market, display, remove, or alter any proprietary notices of labels from, lease, sell, sublicense, clone, transfer, decompile, reverse engineer, or incorporate into any information retrieval system (electronic or mechanical), the sites, any content, or any portion thereof. Further, you may not (i) use the sites for any unauthorized or illegal purpose or activity including, but not limited to, any activity to obtain or attempt to obtain unauthorized access to the sites, including BRIDGES TO INDEPENDENCE content; (ii) interfere with the proper working of the sites including, but not limited to, the transmission of any virus, worm, trap door, back door, timer, clock, Trojan horse, denial of service attack, or other limiting routine, instruction or design; or (iii) interfere with any other person’s use and enjoyment of the sites.
The sites are available only to individuals who can enter into legally binding contract under applicable law. These Terms & Conditions constitute a legally binding agreement between you and BRIDGES regarding your use and access to the sites. By using our websites, you agree to the Terms & Conditions. BRIDGES reserves the right to revise these Terms & Conditions at any time in its sole discretion by posting revised Terms & Conditions to the sites. Your use of the sites constitutes your acceptance of all the terms and conditions contained within the Terms & Conditions posted at the time of your use. You will be responsible for regularly reviewing the Terms & Conditions posted to the sites.
- Proprietary Rights, Links to Other Sites and External Resources
All content on BRIDGES’ websites including, but not limited to, text, information, stories, photographs, logos, trademarks, design, distinctive marks, data, materials, interfaces, computer code, databases, products, services, software applications, and tools, images, structure, selection, compilation, assembly, functionalities, audio and video material, podcasts, artwork, and arrangement on our website (collectively referred to as BRIDGES’ “content”) is the sole property of BRIDGES TO INDEPENDENCE, its licensors, sponsors, partners, advertisers, content providers, or other third parties and is protected by law including, but not limited to, copyright, trade secret, patent and trademark law, as well as other state, national and international laws, treaties and regulations. Any reproduction, transmission, distribution, sale, publication, broadcast, circulation, or dissemination of any BRIDGES content by you, or by you through any other person or entity, is prohibited unless express written consent is separately obtained from BRIDGES or from the owner of such content if BRIDGES is not the owner.
Throughout our website, we may provide links to other websites, resources or servers which may contain information of interest to our readers. We take no responsibility for, and exercise no control over, the organizations, views, or accuracy of the information contained on other websites and servers. You understand that BRIDGES TO INDEPENDENCE cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that files or software of any kind, or from any source, available for downloading through this website, will be free of infection or viruses, worms, Trojan Horses or other code or defects that manifest contaminating or destructive properties. BRIDGES TO INDEPENDENCE may also present links in a format that allows us to track if these links have been followed. We may use this information to customize content and improve the quality of our technology. Creating a text link from your website to our site does not require permission.
You are free to create a text link to BRIDGES2.org on your own sites as desired, but please do not create image or graphic links using BRIDGES TO INDEPENDENCE copyrighted material without prior express written consent by BRIDGES.
- User Accounts and Personal Login Information
As you interact with our website, you may choose to create a user account to facilitate management of your contact preferences, donations and other user preferences. These accounts may allow access for users to submit feedback and comments to BRIDGES or on public pages.
By creating a user account you agree to never use your account to bully or intimidate other users on our site, to never use profanity or swearing when posting public comments or feedback on our site, to never upload or distribute pornography, vulgar content, or lewd remarks on our site, and to indemnify and hold harmless BRIDGES TO INDEPENDENCE for any misuse of our website.
If you choose to create a user account and login, you must keep your personal login information confidential, including taking appropriate measures to maintain the confidentiality, such as logging off and closing the Internet browser, especially when you are connected to the Internet through an unsecured network or when using a public computer. Your personal login information is personal to you and you may not allow any third party to use it under any circumstances. BRIDGES is not liable for any harm caused by or related to the theft, misappropriation, disclosure, or unauthorized use of your personal login information. You must contact BRIDGES immediately if you become aware of or believe there is or may have been any unauthorized use of your personal login information, or otherwise wish to deactivate your personal login information due to security concerns.
VII. User Obligations
You warrant that you will abide by, without limitation, all applicable local, state, national, and international laws and regulations with respect to your use of BRIDGES’ sites and not interfere with the use and enjoyment of the sites by other users or with BRIDGES’ operation and management of the sites. You will, at all times, provide true, accurate, current, authorized, and complete information when submitting information or materials on our sites, including, without limitation, information required to be provided through BRIDGES’ sites. If any false, inaccurate, untrue, unauthorized, or incomplete information is submitted by you, BRIDGES reserves the right to terminate your access and use of its sites. You warrant that you will not impersonate any other person or entity, whether actual or fictitious, when using BRIDGES’ sites, or defame or otherwise harm any party through your use of the sites. You warrant that you will not use BRIDGES’ website or services to make available any content that is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable. You acknowledge and agree that you are responsible for whatever material or information you submit, and you, not BRIDGES TO INDEPENDENCE, have full responsibility for the message, including its legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality and copyright.
VIII. Responsibility for Use of the Internet and Websites and Exclusion of Liability
Use of the Internet and BRIDGES’ website is solely at your risk and is subject to, without limitation, all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations. Unless expressly required by law, BRIDGES does not guarantee the confidentiality or security of any communication or other material transmitted to or from BRIDGES’ sites over the Internet or other communication network. BRIDGES shall not be obligated to correct or update the website or BRIDGES’ content and shall not be liable for omissions, typographical errors, or out-of-date information which may appear on its sites.
BRIDGES TO INDEPENDENCE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY CAUSED BY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OF TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, OR LINE FAILURE. BRIDGES WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE, EVEN IF THERE IS NEGLIGENCE, AND/OR FOR INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY.
BRIDGES TO INDEPENDENCE MAY MAKE CHANGES OR IMPROVEMENTS TO ITS WEBSITE AT ANY TIME. THE MATERIALS IN THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW. BRIDGES DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OR MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. BRIDGES DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF OR THE RESULT OF THE USE OF THE MATERIAL IN THIS SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, SECURITY, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, OR OTHERWISE. YOU (AND NOT BRIDGES TO INDEPENDENCE) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR, OR CORRECTION. THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, TO THE EXTENT THAT APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES.
- Use of Websites and Content Outside of the United States
These Terms & Conditions will be governed and be interpreted pursuant to the laws of the State of Colorado, United States of America, notwithstanding any principles of conflicts of law. If any part of these Terms & Conditions is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Possible evidence of use of this site for illegal purposes will be provided to law enforcement authorities. This is the entire agreement between the parties relating to the use of this site.
BRIDGES TO INDEPENDENCE or you may terminate this agreement at any time. You may terminate this agreement by (a) ceasing to use BRIDGES TO INDEPENDENCE’s website and (b) destroying all materials obtained from all BRIDGES TO INDEPENDENCE sites and all related documentation and all copies and installations (together, the “Materials”). BRIDGES TO INDEPENDENCE may terminate this agreement immediately without notice if, in its sole judgment, you breach any term or condition of this agreement. Additionally, BRIDGES reserves the right, with or without notice, at any time and for any reason to deny you access to the sites or to any portion thereof. Upon termination, you must destroy all materials. All applicable provisions of these Terms & Conditions will survive such termination.
Should you have other questions or concerns about these terms and conditions, please email us info [at] bridges2.org.
Do you need help or supportive services?
If you or someone you know is experiencing homelessness, or at risk of becoming homeless, contact Arlington County’s Department of Human Services Community Assistance Bureau (CAB) at 703-228-1300 for help. In case of shelter need during non-business hours, please call 703-228-1010 for assistance.
Arlington County also is offering special assistance with rent, food, and vaccination information during the pandemic. Call 703-228-7999 or visit https://publicassistance.arlingtonva.us/.
If you live in the Green Valley community and are in need of supportive services, please call 703-525-7177.