Last updated on November 1, 2023

By accessing and engaging the Social Impact World community, you agree to the following Terms of Service:

Description of Service

Social Impact World is a community for social impact leaders, providing a platform to connect, collaborate, and share information and resources. The community offers both a virtual experience accessible through the Social Impact World website and in-person opportunities.

Acceptable Use

By accessing and using our platform, you agree to use it only for lawful purposes and in a manner consistent with these Terms of Service. You must not use our platform in any way that violates any applicable federal, state, local, or international law or regulation.

Intellectual Property

All content and materials on the Social Impact World platform, including text, graphics, images, logos, and software, are owned by us or our licensors and are protected by intellectual property laws. You may not copy, reproduce, modify, distribute, display, or create derivative works based on our platform or its contents without prior written permission from us.

User Content

You are solely responsible for any content that you post or upload to our platform, including text, images, videos, and links. By posting or uploading content, you represent and warrant that you have the right to do so and that the content does not infringe any intellectual property rights or violate any applicable law.

By posting or uploading content to our platform, you grant Social Impact World a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use, display, reproduce, and distribute such content in any media formats and through any media channels.

Moderation

Social Impact World reserves the right to moderate any content posted or uploaded to our platform. We may remove or edit any content that violates these Terms of Service or is otherwise objectionable. However, we do not assume responsibility for monitoring the platform for inappropriate or harmful conduct by members.

Disclaimer of Warranties

Our platform is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. We do not make any warranties, whether express or implied, regarding the operation, availability, accuracy, reliability, or usefulness of our platform. We disclaim all warranties, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. We do not warrant that our platform will be uninterrupted, error-free, or free from viruses or other harmful components.

Limitation of Liability

To the fullest extent permitted by law, Social Impact World and its affiliates, directors, employees, and agents shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, or consequential damages arising from the use of our platform. This limitation of liability applies even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Release of Liability

You acknowledge and agree that by attending Social Impact World events, you voluntarily assume any and all risks, both known and unknown, associated with participation in these events. You further agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless Social Impact World from any liability or claim that you may have with respect to any bodily injury, personal injury, illness, death, property damage, or property loss that may result from attending events, whether caused by the negligence of Social Impact World or otherwise.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold Social Impact World, its affiliates, directors, employees, and agents harmless from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, losses, and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising from your use of our platform or your violation of these Terms of Service.

User Accounts

To access certain features of our platform, you may be required to create an account. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account credentials and for any activity that occurs under your account. Social Impact World reserves the right to terminate your account or restrict your access to our platform at any time, without notice or liability, for any reason, including your violation of these Terms of Service.

Third-Party Content and Links

Our platform may contain links to third-party websites or resources. These links are provided for your convenience, and we do not endorse and are not responsible for the content, products, or services of any third-party websites or resources.

Privacy Policy

Please refer to our Privacy Policy to understand how we collect, use, and disclose information about our users. By using our platform, you consent to our collection, use, and disclosure of your information as described in our Privacy Policy.

Prohibited Activities

You may not use our platform for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. Prohibited activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Posting or uploading content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, obscene, or invasive of another’s privacy.
  • Impersonating any person or entity or falsely representing your affiliation with any person or entity.
  • Engaging in any activity that interferes with or disrupts our platform or our servers or networks.
  • Attempting to gain unauthorized access to our platform or to any account, computer system, or network connected to our platform, whether through hacking, password mining, or any other means.
  • Transmitting any viruses, worms, or other harmful components or engaging in any activity that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair our platform or our servers or networks.
  • Collecting or harvesting any personally identifiable information, including account names or email addresses, from our platform.
  • Selling, renting, or leasing access to our platform or any content on our platform.
  • Using our platform in any way that violates these Terms of Service or any applicable law or regulation.

Changes to Terms of Service

We reserve the right to update or modify these Terms of Service at any time, without prior notice or liability. Your continued use of our platform after we post any changes to these Terms of Service constitutes your acceptance of such changes.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms of Service are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the jurisdiction where Social Impact World is located, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts located in that jurisdiction for the purpose of litigating any disputes that may arise out of or relate to these Terms of Service or your use of our platform.

Entire Agreement

These Terms of Service, together with our Privacy Policy, constitute the entire agreement between you and Social Impact World regarding your use of our platform and supersede all prior agreements and understandings, whether written or oral, regarding your use of our platform.

If any provision of these Terms of Service is found to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions will remain in full force and effect.

Refund Policy

If you have purchased a subscription or membership through our platform, you have the option to cancel your account at any time. Once you cancel your account, your subscription will remain active until the end of the current billing cycle, and your account will be terminated upon renewal.

By canceling your account, you will no longer have access to the benefits and perks associated with your subscription. Please note that we do not offer refunds for cancellations made after the initial purchase or during an active billing cycle.

To cancel your account, simply navigate to your account settings and follow the provided instructions. If you encounter any issues or need assistance with the cancellation process, please contact us.

We reserve the right to terminate your account or restrict your access to our platform at any time, without notice or liability, for any reason, including but not limited to your violation of these Terms of Service.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms of Service, please contact us at any time.

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