Terms of Use

This website, together with the sub-sites that are accessible through it, (collectively, this "Site") is published and maintained by PhilippineCharities.com. When you access, browse or use this Site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, the terms of use set forth below. When you access the sub-sites that are accessible through this Site, you accept any additional terms of such sub-sites if they have their own terms of use. Please read them carefully. Information on this Site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Information may be altered or updated at any time without notice.

Electronic Communications

You consent to receive communications from PhilippineCharities.com electronically. we will communicate with you by e-mail transmission or by posting to this Site. You agree that all communications we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

Use of Site

This Site is provided for your personal and non-commercial use only. All content included in this Site, including but not limited to any text, graphics, images, logos, button icons, data compilations, software, audio and video (collectively, "Materials"), is the property of PhilippineCharities.com or its content suppliers, and you may not distribute, exchange, modify, reproduce, perform, sell or transmit the Materials for any business, commercial or public purposes. The Materials are protected by applicable laws, including the Philippines and international copyright and trademark laws, and any unauthorized use of any Materials may violate copyright, trademark, and other applicable laws. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any portion of this Site or any Materials without express written consent of PhilippineCharities.com. You are granted a revocable and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to this Site so long as the link does not portray PhilippineCharities.com, its affiliates, or their products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive manner. You may not use any PhilippineCharities.com logo or other Materials as part of the link without express written consent of PhilippineCharities.com If you breach any of these Terms, your authorization to use this Site automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed Materials herefrom.

Permitted Uses

The Site is not intended for, and we have no intention of collecting personally identifiable information from, children under the age of 13. Additionally, if you are 17 years old or younger, you are not authorized to register or submit any Content or Information to the Site without the explicit consent of your parent or legal guardian.

Submission of Data by User

We do not claim any ownership rights in the Content that you post to the Site.  After posting your Content to the Site, you continue to retain all ownership rights in such Content, and you continue to have the right to use your Content in any way you choose.

Other than personally identifiable information, which is covered under the PhilippineCharities.com Privacy Policy, any material, information or other communication you transmit or post to this Site ("Communications") will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary.  By supplying Content to any area of the Site, you automatically grant to us for purposes of maintaining the Site, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to so grant, an irrevocable, transferable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully paid up, worldwide license to use, copy, perform, reproduce, display, and distribute such information and Content and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such Content, and to grant and authorize sub-licenses of the foregoing.  Additionally, we shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such Content for any purpose whatsoever, including without limitation, developing, manufacturing and marketing products and services which incorporate such Content. 

You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this Site any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, or other material that would violate any law. PhilippineCharities.com reserves the right (but not the obligation) to remove or edit such content, but does not regularly review posted content.

Registration and Cancellation

When you sign up to become a user of the Site, you will be asked to choose a password to access and safeguard your website account. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password. You agree not to use the account, screen name, or password of another user at any time or to disclose your password to any third party. You agree to notify PhilippineCharities.com immediately if you suspect any unauthorized use of your account or access to your password. You are solely responsible for any and all use of your account. You can cancel your account at any time by following the cancellation instructions outlined on this site.

Links to Other Web Sites

Links to other Internet Sites are provided for your convenience only and the presence of such links does not mean that PhilippineCharities.com endorses, recommends or represents them in any way. PhilippineCharities.com does not control and is not responsible for any such sites or their content. PhilippineCharities.com disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy, legality, reliability or validity of any content of such sites.

Disclaimer of Warranties

The information, materials and services provided on or via this Site are provided "AS IS" without any warranties of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of compliance with applicable laws, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of third party rights including intellectual property rights. PhilippineCharities.com does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the materials or services on or via this Site. PhilippineCharities.com further does not warrant that this Site, its servers, or e-mail sent from PhilippineCharities.com are free of viruses or other harmful components.

Term

These Terms of Use shall remain in full force and effect while you use the Site and/or maintain an account with us. You may terminate your membership at any time, for any reason. We may terminate your membership at any time, without warning. Even after your membership is terminated, you continue to remain bound by these Terms of Use to the extent you continue to access the Site in any capacity.

Fees

You acknowledge that we reserve the right to charge you for your membership and to change the fees from time to time in our sole discretion. If we terminate your membership because you have breached these Terms of Use, you shall not be entitled to a refund of any unused portion of your membership fees (if any).

Member Disputes

You are solely responsible for your interactions with other users of the Site. We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other users.

Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances shall PhilippineCharities.com be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, punitive or special damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, those resulting from lost profits, lost data or business interruption) arising out of the use, inability to use of, or errors or omissions in the contents or functions of this Site, even if PhilippineCharities.com or an authorized representative thereof has been advised of the possibility of such damages. If your use of the materials, information or services from this Site results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of equipment or data, you assume all costs thereof.

Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold PhilippineCharities.com, our subsidiaries, and affiliates, and each of our respective officers, agents, partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, issued by any third party (including, without limitation, claims for defamation or violation of rights of publicity and/or privacy) due to or arising out of your use of the Site in violation of these Terms of Use and/or arising from a breach of these Terms of Use (including, without limitation, any breach of your representations and warranties set forth herein). We reserve the right to assume the defense and/or settlement, at your expense, of any claim brought against us that is subject to this section. You agree to cooperate fully in our defense and/or settlement of any such claim.

Applicable Laws

If you choose to access this Site from outside of the Philippines, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. These Terms of Use will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Philippines, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws.