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License to use website
Unless otherwise stated, Sustain OC (formerly CleanTech OC) and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website. Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.
You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages [or [OTHER CONTENT]] from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.
You must not:
Where content is specifically made available for redistribution, it may only be redistributed [within your organisation].
You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.
You must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.
You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this website without Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) express written consent.
[You must not use this website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.]
[You must not use this website for any purposes related to marketing without Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) express written consent.]
[Access to certain areas of this website is restricted.] Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) reserves the right to restrict access to [other] areas of this website, or indeed this entire website, at S Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) discretion.
If Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) provides you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of this website or other content or services, you must ensure that the user ID and password are kept confidential.
[ Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) may disable your user ID and password at Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) sole discretion without notice or explanation.]
In these terms and conditions, “your user content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to this website, for whatever purpose.
You grant to Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media. You also grant to Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC)the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.
Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).
You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.
Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website, or stored on Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) servers, or hosted or published upon this website.
[Notwithstanding Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) rights under these terms and conditions in relation to user content, Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) does not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, this website.]
This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.
Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) does not warrant that:
l this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
l the information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.
Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind. [If you require advice in relation to any [legal, financial or medical] matter you should consult an appropriate professional.]
Limitations of liability
Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:
l [to the extent that the website is provided free-of-charge, for any direct loss;]
l for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or
l for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.
These limitations of liability apply even if Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) has been expressly advised of the potential loss.
Nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) liability in respect of any:
l death or personal injury caused by Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) negligence;
l fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC); or
l matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) to exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability.
By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable.
If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.
[You accept that, as a limited liability entity, Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and employees. You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website.]
[Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph,] you agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors as well as Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC).
If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.
You hereby indemnify Sustain OC (formerly CleanTech OC) and undertake to keep Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) legal advisers) incurred or suffered by Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions[, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions].
Breaches of these terms and conditions
Without prejudice to Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) may take such action as Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.
Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time. Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.
Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.
You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.
If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.
You can contact Sustain SoCal's (formerly Sustain OC and CleanTech OC) by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information or other details to help you with your experience.
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to a newsletter or enter information on our site.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
• To personalize user's experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
• To improve our website in order to better serve you.
• To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
• To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
• To quickly process your transactions.
• To send periodic emails regarding your order or other products and services.
How do we protect visitor information?
Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.
We use regular Malware Scanning.
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a variety of security measures when a user places an order enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.
All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
Do we use 'cookies'?
• Help remember and process the items in the shopping cart.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser's Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you disable cookies off, some features will be disabled It won't affect the users experience that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly.
However, you can still place orders .
Third Party Disclosure
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information.
Third party links
We do not include or offer third party products or services on our website.
Google's advertising requirements can be summed up by Google's Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en
We have not enabled Google AdSense on our site but we may do so in the future.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
According to CalOPPA we agree to the following:
Users can visit our site anonymously
Users are able to change their personal information:
• By logging in to their account
How does our site handle do not track signals?
We don't honor do not track signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place. We don't honor them because:
Does our site allow third party behavioral tracking?
It's also important to note that we do not allow third party behavioral tracking
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation's consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under 13.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
We will notify the users via email
• Within 7 business days
We also agree to the individual redress principle, which requires that individuals have a right to pursue legally enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or a government agency to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
• Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
• Process orders and to send information and updates pertaining to orders
To be in accordance with CANSPAM we agree to the following:
• NOT use false, or misleading subjects or email addresses
• Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way
• Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters
• Monitor third party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
• Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly
• Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can
• Follow the instructions at the bottom of each email.
and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.
Sustain Southern California (Sustain SoCal)
UC Irvine Applied Innovation
5141 California Ave. Suite 250
Irvine CA 92617
Last Edited on 2018-12-08
Previous Edit on 2017-10-27