Privacy Policy, Terms of use, Diversity, Inclusion, & Equity Policy 

PRIVACY POLICY

Your privacy is important to us!
To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. We do not collect unsolicited information or maintain information from our visitors. Protecting the privacy of the young is especially important to us. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.

Should you have further questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please call us at 330-253-8081 or send us an e-mail at info@familypromisesc.org.

 

The Website Privacy Policy and Donor Privacy Policy applicable to Family Promise of Summit County, Inc. (the “organization” or “FPSC”) websites are provided below. If you object to any of the terms of the Website Privacy Policy or the Donor Privacy Policy, please do not use the FPSC website.

  • The Website Privacy Policy governs all interactions and communications made by visitors to the organization’s website, except where superseded by the Donor Privacy Policy.

  • The Donor Privacy Policy governs all interactions and communications made through the organization’s website in the process of donating through the organization’s website as well as all donations made through offline means.

TERMS OF USE

These Terms of Use (the “Terms” or “Agreement”) set forth the terms and conditions under which individuals may use the FPSC Site. By using the FPSC Site, you accept these Terms and conditions in their entirety. These Terms and the Site are subject to change by FPSC at any time without notice. Any use of the Site by you after the effective date of any changes will constitute your acceptance of such changes. You should periodically check the FPSC Site for updates or changes.

For purposes of these Terms, the “Site” shall mean www.familypromisesc.org, web pages, mobile applications and mobile websites operated by FPSC, Inc. (“FPSC” or “we”).

1. Description of Services; Limitations
FPSC may offer various Services to help users of the Site (“users”) facilitate payment of donations to FPSC, contact FPSC, and get information about FPSC, and related services. Our services continue to grow and change. Please refer to our Site for further information about the Services we provide.

 

FPSC is not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any of our employees, or volunteers. Moreover, FPSC does not assume, and expressly disclaims, any liability that may result from the use of information provided on our Site. All users of our website hereby expressly agree not to hold FPSC (or FPSC’s officers, directors, volunteers, employees, subsidiaries, successors, assignees, agents, representatives, advertisers, marketing partners, licensors, independent contractors, recruiters, or corporate partners, hereinafter “FPSC Parties”) liable for the actions or inactions of any of our third parties or for any information, instruction, advice, goods or services which originated through the Site, and, to the maximum extent permissible under applicable law, FPSC and its FPSC Parties expressly disclaim any liability whatsoever for any damage, suits, claims, and/or controversies that have arisen or may arise, whether known or unknown therefrom.

2. Eligibility to Use the Site
FPSC site users will meet the following criteria:

• You must be eighteen (18) years of age or older; however, individuals fourteen (14) to seventeen (17) years of age may use our Site with the consent and supervision of their parent or legal guardian. If you do not meet the above age requirements, do not use the Site or Services.
• The Site and the Services are currently available only to individuals who are legally in the jurisdiction of the United States.
• You must not be a competitor of FPSC or using our Services for reasons that are in competition with FPSC.

 

3. Rules for User Conduct
The following rules pertain to “Content,” which is defined as any communications, images, sounds, videos, and all other material, data, and information that you upload or transmit through FPSC’s Site, or that other users upload or transmit, including without limitation any content, messages, photos, audios, videos, reviews or profiles that you publish or display (hereinafter, “post”). By transmitting and submitting any Content while using our Site, you agree, represent and warrant as follows:

 

• You are solely responsible for any Content that you post on the Site, or transmit to other users of the Site. You will not post on the Site, or transmit to other users, any defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, obscene, profane, offensive, sexually oriented, threatening, harassing, defamatory, racially offensive, or illegal material, or any material that infringes or violates another party’s rights (including, but not limited to, intellectual property rights, and rights of privacy and publicity), or advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse, or give the impression that any Content emanates from FP where this is not the case. You will not provide inaccurate, misleading, defamatory or false information to FPSC, or to any other user of the Site, and all opinions stated as part of Content must be genuinely held. Without limiting the foregoing, you represent and warrant to us that you have the right and authority to post and/or transmit all information you provide about yourself or others, including without limitation that you have authorization from a parent or guardian of any minor who is the subject of any Content you provide, to provide such Content.

 

• FPSC may, in its sole discretion, review and delete any Content, in each case in whole or in part, that in the sole judgment of FPSC violates these Terms or which FPSC determines in its sole discretion might be offensive, illegal, or that might violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of users of the Site or others.

 

• You have the right, and hereby grant, to FPSC, its FPSC Parties, licensees and successors, an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully paid, worldwide license to use, copy, perform, display, reproduce, adapt, modify and distribute your Content and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such Content, and to grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing. You further represent and warrant that public posting and use of your Content by FPSC will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party.

 

• Your use of the Site, including but not limited to the Content you provide on or through the Site, must be in accordance with any and all applicable laws and regulations.

 

• FPSC is not responsible for any claims relating to any inaccurate, untimely or incomplete information provided by users of the Site.

You agree that FPSC has no obligation to remove any information provided on or through the Site about you or any other person or entity.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, FPSC disclaims any liability whatsoever for any misstatements and/or misrepresentations made by any users of the Site. Users do hereby represent, understand and agree to hold FPSC harmless for any misstatements and/or misrepresentations made by or on behalf of them on or through this Site or in any other venue.

 

Prohibited Uses
By using the Site of FPSC, you agree that you will not under any circumstances:

 

• use the Site or any information contained therein in any way that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory, libelous, or racially, sexually, religiously, or otherwise objectionable and offensive;
• use the Site for any unlawful purpose, for any purpose not expressly intended by FPSC or for the promotion of illegal activities;
• attempt to, or harass, abuse or harm another person or group;
• use another user’s FPSC account;
• provide false or inaccurate information when making a donation on the Site or with FPSC or otherwise using the Site;
• attempt to re-register with FPSC if we have terminated your account for any or no reason or terminate your registration and re-register in order to prevent a review from being associated with your account;
• interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper functioning of FPSC’s Site;
• make any automated use of the system, or take any action that we deem to impose or to potentially impose an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our servers or network infrastructure;
• bypass any robot exclusion headers or other measures we take to restrict access to the Site or use any software, technology, or device to scrape, spider, or crawl the Site or harvest or manipulate data;
• use the communication systems provided by or contacts made on FPSC for any commercial solicitation purposes;
• publish or link to malicious content intended to damage or disrupt another user’s browser or computer.

 

4. Termination of Use of the Site
Should FPSC determine that you are not eligible to use the Site, have violated any terms stated herein or in any of the Additional Terms, are not suitable for participation in the use of the Site, or have misused or misappropriated Site content, including but not limited to use on a “mirrored”, competitive, or third party site, FPSC reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to immediately terminate your access to all or part of the FPSC Site, with or without notice.

 

5. Privacy
FPSC will only use the information you provide on the Site or via other channels in accordance with our applicable Privacy Policy. For more information, see our full Privacy Policy, the terms of which are incorporated herein.

 

6. Links To External Sites
Links from the Site to external sites (including external sites that are framed by FPSC) or inclusion of advertisements do not constitute an endorsement by FPSC of such sites or the content, products, advertising and other materials presented on such sites or of the products and services that are the subject of such advertisements, but are for users’ reference and convenience. Users access them at their own risk. FPSC does not control such sites, and is not responsible for their content. Users further acknowledge that use of any site controlled, owned or operated by third parties is governed by the terms and conditions of use for those sites, and not by FPSC’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. FPSC expressly disclaims any liability derived from the use and/or viewing of links that may appear on this Site. All users hereby agree to hold FPSC harmless from any liability that may result from the use of links that may appear on the Site.

 

7. Payment Policy
In order to utilize some FPSC Services or product offerings (such as purchasing an item in our online store) or to make a donation, the user of such Services or product offerings and/or the donor, as applicable, must pay FP either a recurring subscription or one-time fee or payment. In addition, the user is responsible for any state or local sales taxes associated with the Services or product offerings purchased.

If you sign up for a recurring donation, you authorize FPSC (and/or its payment processing vendors) to charge your chosen payment provider according to the terms of the plan to which you subscribe. The subscription period and the amount and frequency of the charges or payments will vary depending on donation plan you select. FPSC reserves the right to correct any errors or mistakes that it makes even if it has already requested or received payment.

To the extent you elect to purchase product offerings we may offer for a fee, you authorize FPSC (and/or its payment processing vendors) to charge your chosen payment provider for the products you purchase. You agree that if FPSC already has your credit card on file as a result of prior purchases you have made, we may charge that credit card for the additional products you purchase unless you provide an acceptable alternate form of payment.

Some FPSC recurring donations will continue indefinitely until cancelled by the user. After your initial donation commitment period, and again after any subsequent donation period, your recurring donation will automatically renew for an additional equivalent period as the donation term you originally selected and at the donation rate and frequency disclosed to you on the Site when you originally agreed to make recurring donations, unless otherwise provided at the time you subscribed. If you sign up for a payment plan that allows you to be charged monthly over donation period and you decide to cancel your donation during the period, you acknowledge and agree that you will continue to be billed for the donation on a monthly basis until its originally scheduled expiration date.

All payments for products and all donations are non-refundable Notwithstanding the foregoing, if you have a recurring donation agreement that is automatically renewed, we will refund the most recent charge to your credit card if you cancel your donation within thirty (30) days after the most recent charge, The refund will apply to the most recent charge only. Donations are not refundable except as expressly provided in this paragraph.

 

8. Release of Liability for Conduct and Disputes
Users of our Site may seek the services of our partners through the use of the Site, and affiliates and partners may provide information and submit proposals to users regarding their services. Each of our partners operates independently of FPSC and is not under our control. Any issues concerning the conduct of any of our partners or any individual or organization associated with or referred by them (collectively, “Partner Parties”) including, without limitation, the services received by the user of our Site, must be resolved directly between the relevant Partner Parties and such user. FPSC will not be held responsible and expressly disclaims any liability whatsoever for any claims, demands or damages direct or indirect of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such issues. By using this Site, you do hereby represent, understand, and expressly agree to hold FPSC harmless for any claim or controversy that may arise from any disputes between you and any Partner Parties and/or other user(s) of the Site. You agree to take reasonable precautions in all interactions with the Partner Parties and other users of the Site, particularly if you decide to meet offline. By using the Site, you do hereby agree to report any alleged improprieties of any users therein or any Partner Parties to FPSC immediately by notifying FPSC of the same via electronic correspondence or telephone.

 

10. Disclaimers; Limitations; Waivers; Indemnification
10.1 No Warranty
The information and materials contained on the Site, including text, graphics, information, links or other items are provided “as is”, “as available” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, FP DOES NOT: (1) WARRANT THE ACCURACY, ADEQUACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THIS INFORMATION AND/OR MATERIALS; (2) ADOPT, ENDORSE OR ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY OPINION, ADVICE, OR STATEMENT MADE BY ANY PARTY OTHER THAN FP; (3) WARRANT THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES WILL BE SECURE, FREE FROM COMPUTER VIRUSES, UNINTERRUPTED, ALWAYS AVAILABLE, ERROR-FREE OR WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR THAT ANY DEFECTS IN THE SERVICES WILL BE CORRECTED; OR (4) GIVE ANY WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, FP EXPRESSLY EXCLUDES ALL CONDITIONS, WARRANTIES AND OTHER TERMS WHICH MIGHT OTHERWISE BE IMPLIED BY STATUTE, COMMON LAW OR THE LAW OF EQUITY AND DISCLAIMS LIABILITY FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THIS INFORMATION AND MATERIALS.

 

IN ADDITION AND WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, FP MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED REGARDING THE SUITABILITY OF ANY USER OF OUR SITE OR SERVICES OR ANY PARTNER PARTIES TO PROVIDE SERVICES.

WITH RESPECT TO CORPORATE ENTITIES AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS, THE INFORMATION AND MATERIAL CONTAINED ON THE SITE IS PROVIDED FOR YOUR INTERNAL USE ONLY AND MAY NOT BE COPIED OR REDISTRIBUTED FOR ANY REASON ABSENT FP’S PRIOR WRITTEN CONSENT. THIS INFORMATION IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. THE INFORMATION IS THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OF THE FP OR ITS INFORMATION PROVIDERS. IN NO EVENT WILL FP OR ITS INFORMATION PROVIDERS BE LIABLE IN ANY WAY WITH REGARD TO SUCH INFORMATION. YOUR USE OF THE INFORMATION MUST IN ALL CASES COMPLY WITH ALL APPLICABLE LAWS AND REGULATIONS.

 

10.2. Assumption of Risk
You assume all risk when using the Site and the Services, including but not limited to all of the risks associated with any online or offline interactions with users of the Site or the Services.

 

10.3. Limitation of Liability
Incidental Damages and Aggregate Liability. In no event will FPSC be liable for any indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages, losses or expenses arising out of or relating to the use or inability to use the Site, including without limitation damages related to any information received from the Site, removal of content from the Site, including profile information, any email distributed to any user or any linked web site or use thereof or inability to use by any party, or in connection with any termination of your ability to access the Site, failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus or line or system failure, even if FPSC, or representatives thereof, are advised of the possibility of such damages, losses or expenses. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL FP’S AGGREGATE LIABILITY, IN ANY FORM OF ACTION WHATSOEVER IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT OR THE USE OF THE SITE, EXCEED THE PRICE PAID BY YOU FOR PRODUCTS PURCHASED FROM THE SITE, OR, IF YOU HAVE NOT PAID FPSC FOR ANY SERVICES OR PRODUCTS, THE AMOUNT OF TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS ($25.00).

 

No Liability for non-FPSC Actions. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL FPSC BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, WHETHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, GENERAL, SPECIAL, COMPENSATORY, AND/OR CONSEQUENTIAL, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE CONDUCT OF YOU OR ANYONE ELSE IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, BODILY INJURY, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, AND/OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES RESULTING FROM ANYONE’S RELIANCE ON INFORMATION OR OTHER CONTENT POSTED ON THE SITE, OR TRANSMITTED TO OR BY ANY USERS OR FP OR PARTNER PARTIES, OR SERVICES, WHETHER ONLINE OR OFFLINE. THIS INCLUDES ANY CLAIMS, LOSSES OR DAMAGES ARISING FROM THE CONDUCT OF USERS WHO HAVE REGISTERED UNDER FALSE PRETENSES OR USERS OR PARTNER PARTIES WHO ATTEMPT TO DEFRAUD OR HARM YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON.

In addition to the preceding paragraphs of this section and other provisions of these Terms, any advice that may be posted on the Site is for informational purposes only and is not intended to replace or substitute for any professional financial, medical, legal, psychological, or other advice. FPSC makes no representations or warranties and expressly disclaims any and all liability concerning any treatment, action by, or effect on any person following the information offered or provided within or through the Site. If you have specific concerns or a situation arises in which you require professional or medical advice, you should consult with an appropriately trained and qualified specialist.

 

10.4. Indemnification
By agreeing to these Terms, users of the Site agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless FPSC and its FPSC Parties from and against any and all claims, losses, expenses or demands of liability, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs incurred by FPSC and its FPSC Parties in connection with any claim by a third party (including an intellectual property claim) arising out of (i) materials and content you submit, post or transmit through the Site, or (ii) use of the Site by you in violation of these Terms of Use or in violation of any applicable law. Users further agree that they will cooperate as reasonably required in the defense of such claims. FPSC and its FPSC Parties reserve the right, at their own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by users, and users shall not, in any event, settle any claim or matter without the written consent of FPSC. Users further agree to hold harmless FPSC and its FPSC Parties from any claim arising from a third party’s use of information or materials of any kind that users post to the Site.

 

11. Agreement to Arbitrate
You agree that any and all disputes or claims that have arisen or may arise between you and FPSC or FPSC Parties, whether relating to these Terms (including any alleged breach thereof), the Site, or otherwise, shall be resolved exclusively through final and binding arbitration, rather than a court. Your rights will be determined by a neutral arbitrator, not a judge or jury. The Federal Arbitration Act governs the interpretation and enforcement of this Arbitration Agreement.

 

Arbitration will be conducted by a neutral arbitrator in accordance with the American Arbitration Association’s (“AAA”) rules and procedures, including the AAA’s Supplementary Procedures for Consumer-Related Disputes (collectively, the “AAA Rules”), as modified by this Arbitration Agreement. For information on the AAA, please visit its website, http://www.adr.org. Information about the AAA’s Rules and fees for consumer disputes can be found at the AAA’s consumer arbitration page, http://www.adr.org/consumer_arbitration.

 

12. Governing Law and Jurisdiction
These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of the State of Ohio, without regard to principles of conflicts of law.

 

13. Miscellaneous
The Terms, together with FPSC’s Privacy Policy, constitute the entire agreement between you and FPSC in relation to your use of this website and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website. Nothing in this Agreement shall be construed as making either party the partner, joint venturer, affiliate agent, legal representative, employer, contractor or employee of the other. Neither party shall have, or hold itself out to any third party as having any authority to make any statements, representations or commitments of any kind, or to take any action, that shall be binding on the other, except as provided for herein or authorized in writing by the party to be bound. The invalidity, illegality or unenforceability of any term or provision of these Terms shall in no way effect the validity, legality or enforceability of any other term or provision of these Terms. In the event a term or provision is determined to be invalid or unenforceable, the parties agree to replace such term or provision with a term or provision that is valid and enforceable and that comes closest to expressing the intention of the invalid or unenforceable term or provision, and these Terms shall be enforceable as so modified. Each FPSC Parties (as defined in Section 1.2) is expressly made a third party beneficiary of this Agreement and may enforce this Agreement directly against you, the non-FPSC user of the Site or Services. This Agreement will be binding on and will inure to the benefit of the legal representatives, successors and assigns of the parties hereto.

 

14.Contact Information
If you have any questions or need further information as to the Site provided by FPSC, or need to notify FPSC as to any matters relating to the Site please contact FPSC at: info@familypromisesc.org

 
 

FAMILY PROMISE OF SUMMIT COUNTY DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION STATEMENT

At Family Promise of Summit County, a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace is one where all employees and volunteers, whatever their gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, sexual orientation or identity, education or disability, feels valued and respected. We are committed to a nondiscriminatory approach and provide equal opportunity for employment and advancement in all of our departments, programs, and worksites. We respect and value diverse life experiences and heritages and ensure that all voices are valued and heard.

 

To provide informed, authentic leadership for cultural equity, Family Promise of Summit County strives to:

  • See diversity, inclusion, and equity as connected to our mission and critical to ensure the well-being of our staff and the families we serve.

  • Acknowledge and dismantle any inequities within our policies, systems, programs, and services, and continually update and report organization progress.

  • Explore potential underlying, unquestioned assumptions that interfere with inclusiveness.

  • Advocate for and support board-level thinking about how systemic inequities impact our organization’s work, and how best to address that in a way that is consistent with our mission.

  • Practice and encourage transparent communication in all interactions.

  • Commit time and resources to expand more diverse leadership within our board, staff, committee, and advisory bodies.

  • Lead with respect and acceptance. We expect all employees to embrace this notion and to express it in workplace interactions and through everyday practices.

Family Promise of Summit County further seeks to obtain Diversity and Inclusion through developing the following action items in our workplace:
 

  • Pursue cultural competency throughout our organization by creating substantive learning opportunities and formal, transparent policies.

  • Improve our cultural leadership pipeline by creating and supporting programs and policies that foster leadership that reflects the diversity of our community.

  • Pool resources and expand offerings for underrepresented constituents by connecting with other arts organizations committed to diversity and inclusion efforts.

  • Develop and present sessions on diversity, inclusion, and equity to provide information and resources internally, and to members and the community.

  • Develop a system for being more intentional and conscious of bias during the hiring, promoting, or evaluating process. Train our hiring team on equitable practices.

  • Challenge systems and policies that create inequity, oppression and disparity.

PO Box 10076
Akron, OH 44310

Phone: 330-253-8081

Email: info@familypromisesc.org

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EIN   75-3101718

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