Terms of use


TERMS OF USE AND CONDITIONS 

Welcome to CoApt Projects LLC websites. These Terms of Use and Conditions (“Terms”) govern your use of the CoApt Projects (“our”) websites (“Sites”). Please read the terms in full before using our Sites. By accepting these Terms, or by using this Sites, you agree to be legally bound by these Terms, and our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not use our Sites. We reserve the right to modify these Terms at any time without prior notice, and your use of the Sites bind you to the use of the changes made. We do occasionally update these terms so please refer to them in the future.

USE OF SITES

Our Sites, images, data, text, audio, videos, photographs, custom graphics, logos, button icons, descriptions and all other material provided and the collection and compilation and assembly thereof, are the exclusive property of CoApt Projects LLC, and are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. 

You should assume that everything on the Sites, including, coaptprojects.com and coapt.org are copyrighted, unless otherwise noted. All graphics design elements on the Sites are copyrighted. Use of the graphic design elements is forbidden without our expressed, written permission. We neither warrant nor represent that your use of the content displayed on this Sites will not infringe rights of third parties. Any product, service, content, program or technology on the Sites may be the subject of intellectual property rights such as, but not limited to, copyright, trademark or patent rights. Any such right that is not expressly given herein is reserved by us. 

Images, graphics and photographs on the Sites are either the property of, or are used with permission by us. Use of these images by you or other third parties is prohibited unless expressly given through an authorized agreement with us or any third party we deem necessary. Any unauthorized use of these images may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and other applicable regulations.

The contents of our Sites may be used for informational purposes only. Any other use of such contents, including the reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, display or performance of the contents without our prior written consent is expressly forbidden. 

Any other trademarks or service marks appearing anywhere on our Sites are the property of their respective owners. To the extent any product name or logo does not appear with a trademark (™) does not constitute a waiver of any and all intellectual property rights that CoApt Projects or its businesses have established in any of its products, features, or service names or logos.

You may not use, reproduce, modify, transmit, display, publish, sell, create derivative works, or distribute by any means, method, or process whatsoever, now known or hereafter developed, any content of this Sites for commercial profit or gain. Nothing in these Terms or on the Sites shall be construed as conferring any intellectual property or other proprietary rights to You. You agree to observe copyright and other applicable laws and may not use the content in any manner that infringes or violates the rights of any person or entity. We hold all rights to the content on this Sites. However, you may download content displayed on the Sites for personal, non-commercial use. You must maintain all copyright and other proprietary notices on downloaded and/or copied material. You may not distribute, modify, transmit, use or reuse any of the content on the Sites for any public or commercial purpose without our written consent or any third party we deem necessary. 

As a condition of your use of the Sites, you will not use the Sites, or any contents or services, for any purpose that is unlawful in any applicable jurisdiction where our Sites are being used, or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices, and you agree to abide by the terms and conditions set forth in the “User Conduct” section. You may not use the Sites contents or services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any of our equipment or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Sites, or any contents or services. You may not attempt to gain access to any portion of the Sites, or any of its contents or services, other than those for which you are authorized.  

Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this Sites are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.

While every effort is made to ensure the timeliness and accuracy of the Sites content and services, we make no warranties either express or implied, and assume no liability or responsibility for the completeness, use, accuracy, reliability, correctness, timeliness or usefulness, of any of the results obtained from its use. 

We make no representation or warranty, express or implied, with respect to the content of the Sites, or links to other Sites, including but not limited to accurateness, completeness, correctness, timeliness or reliability. We make no representation or warranty regarding the merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or use with respect to any content or services whatsoever that may be accessed through this Sites, or the results to be obtained from using the Sites. We make no representation or warranty that the Sites or content is free from defects or viruses. Your use of external links and third-party websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such links and Sites.

While every effort is made to ensure that all content provided on the Sites does not contain computer viruses and/or harmful materials, you should take reasonable and appropriate precautions to scan for computer viruses or otherwise protect your computer and you should ensure that you have a complete and current backup of the applicable items on your computer. We disclaim any liability for the need for services or replacing equipment or data resulting from your use of the Sites. While every effort is made to ensure smooth and continuous operation, we do not warrant the Sites will operate error free.

USER CONDUCT

Any material you send or post to our Sites shall be considered non-proprietary and non-confidential. See also our Privacy Policy and Notice of Privacy Practices. 

When using our Sites, you shall not post or send to or from the Sites:

  • content for which you have not obtained all necessary consents;
  • content that is discriminatory, obscene, pornographic, defamatory, liable to incite racial hatred, in breach of confidentiality or privacy, which may cause annoyance or inconvenience to others, which encourages or constitutes conduct that would be deemed a criminal offense, give rise to a civil liability, or otherwise is contrary to the law in any applicable jurisdiction where our Sites is being used;
  • content which is harmful in nature including, and without limitation, computer viruses, Trojan horses, corrupted data, or other potentially harmful software or data.

We will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requiring us to disclose the identity or other details or any person posting materials to our Sites in breach of this Section.  

You shall not use our Sites while distracted or preoccupied, such as when operating a motor vehicle. You should access our Sites only with due regard for your own safety and the safety of others.

LINKS TO AND FROM THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

Any links furnished on our Sites may allow you to leave our Sites. These third party websites are not under our control and we disclaim any responsibility for the contents of such linked Sites or any link(s) contained in any such linked Sites(s) or any changes or updates to any of these Sites. We further disclaim any responsibility for any form of transmission received from any linked third party websites or advertising. If we provide these links to you, it is done simply as a convenience to you and inclusion of any link herein shall in no way be construed as an endorsement by us of the Sites(s).

If you would like to link to our Sites, you may only do so on the basis that you link to, but do not replicate, any page of our Sites, and subject to the following conditions:

  • you do not in any way imply that we are endorsing any services or products unless this has been specifically agreed with us;
  • you do not misrepresent your relationship with us or present any false information about us;
  • you do not link from a website that is not owned by you; and
  • your website does not contain content that is offensive, controversial, infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or does not comply in any way with the law of the United States of America.

If you choose to link our website in breach of this Section, you shall fully indemnify us for any loss or damage suffered as a result of your actions.

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold us, our officers, directors, employees, volunteers, agents, licensors, and suppliers, harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from or alleged to result from, your use of and access to the Sites or your violation of these Terms or your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any trademark, copyright or other proprietary or privacy right.

ASSIGNMENT

These Terms, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you.

FEEDBACK

You may submit ideas, suggestions, or comments (“Feedback”) regarding the Sites and content or CoApt Projects’ business, products or services. By submitting any Feedback, you acknowledge and agree that (a) your Feedback is provided by you voluntarily and CoApt Projects may, without any obligations or limitation, use and exploit such Feedback in any manner and for any purpose, (b) you will not seek and are not entitled to any money or other form of compensation, consideration, or attribution with respect to your Feedback regardless of whether CoApt Projects considered or used your Feedback in any manner, and (c) your Feedback is not the confidential or proprietary information of you or any third party.

YOUR REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES 

You represent and warrant to CoApt Projects that your activity on the Sites and CoApt Projects’ possession and use of User Content as contemplated in these Terms do not and will not violate, infringe, or misappropriate any third party’s copyright, trademark, right of privacy or publicity, or other personal or proprietary right, nor does User Content contain any matter that is defamatory, obscene, unlawful, threatening, abusive, tortious, offensive or harassing.

TERMINATION OF ACCESS DUE TO VIOLATIONS 

CoApt Projects may, in its sole discretion and without prior notice, terminate your access to the Sites and/or block your future access to the Sites if we determine that you have violated these Terms or other agreements or guidelines which may be associated with your use of the Sites. You also agree that any violation by you of these Terms will cause irreparable harm to CoApt Projects, for which monetary damages would be inadequate, and you consent to CoApt Projects obtaining any injunctive or equitable relief that CoApt Projects deems necessary or appropriate in such circumstances, without limiting CoApt Projects other available remedies. Further, CoApt Projects may, in its sole discretion and without prior notice, terminate your access to the Site, for cause, which includes (but is not limited to) (1) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies, (2) discontinuance or material modification of the Sites or any service offered on or through the Site, or (3) unexpected technical issues or problems.

DISCLAIMER

THE SITES AND CONTENT, AND ALL SERVER AND NETWORK COMPONENTS, ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITH ALL ERRORS AND DEFECTS AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, AND COAPT PROJECTS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING, COURSE OF PERFORMANCE OR USAGE OF TRADE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT COAPT PROJECTS DOES NOT WARRANT THAT YOUR ACCESS OR USE OR BOTH OF THE SITES AND CONTENT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, ERROR-FREE OR VIRUS-FREE, AND COAPT PROJECTS DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THE SITES AND CONTENT. NO INFORMATION, ADVICE OR SERVICES OBTAINED BY YOU FROM COAPT PROJECTS OR THROUGH THE SITES WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THESE Terms AND YOU SHOULD NOT RELY ON THE SITES AND THE GENERAL CONTENT ALONE AS THE BASIS FOR YOUR BUSINESS DECISIONS.

CoApt Projects reserves the right to do any of the following, at any time, without notice: (1) to modify, suspend or terminate operation of or access to the Site, or any portion of the Site, for any reason; (2) to modify or change the Site, or any portion of the Site, for any reason; and (3) to interrupt the operation of the Site, or any portion of the Site, as necessary to perform routine or non-routine maintenance, error correction, or other changes.

LIMITED LIABILITY

Exclusion of Damages and Limitation of Liability. CoApt Projects does not charge fees for you to access and use the Sites and content pursuant to these Terms. The Sites do not conduct commercial transactions; the Content is comprised of general information and describes some of the basic elements of the CoApt Projects service. As consideration for your free access and use of the Sites and content pursuant to these Terms, you further agree that COAPT PROJECTS WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF PROFITS OR THE LIKE) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS Terms, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, PLATFORM, MATCHING SERVICES, CONTENT, PROPRIETARY INFORMATION, OR ANY INTERRUPTION OR DISRUPTION OF SUCH USE, EVEN IF COAPT PROJECTS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES AND REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, BREACH OF WARRANTY OR OTHERWISE). THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF COAPT PROJECTS WITH REGARD TO THIS Terms WILL IN NO EVENT EXCEED USD$1.00.

Jurisdictional Limitations. Some states and other jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or limitation of liability for incidental or consequential damages, which means that some of the above limitations may not apply to you. IN THESE JURISDICTIONS, COAPT PROJECTS’ LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Dispute Resolution; Jury Waiver

THESE Terms ARE MADE UNDER, AND WILL BE CONSTRUED AND ENFORCED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF WASHINGTON DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA APPLICABLE TO AGREEMENTS MADE AND TO BE PERFORMED SOLELY THEREIN, WITHOUT GIVING EFFECT TO PRINCIPLES OF CONFLICTS OF LAW. In any action between or among any of the parties, whether arising out of these Terms or otherwise, each of the parties irrevocably and unconditionally (a) consents and submits to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts located in Washington D.C.; and (b) WAIVES ANY AND ALL RIGHT TO TRIAL BY JURY IN ANY LEGAL PROCEEDING ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT OR ANY TRANSACTIONS CONTEMPLATED HEREBY.

NO RELIANCE; DUE INQUIRY 

You affirm and agree that, given the general and “as-is” nature of the Sites and the content you are not specifically relying on any statements, or materials contained on the Sites or in the content to make any business decisions. Resource allocation and staffing matters are inherent complex and unique. Should you choose to continue your inquiry into whether CoApt Projects’ service is right for you, you will have an opportunity to make additional inquiry of CoApt Projects and you should make an independent investigation of the suitability of using CoApt Projects for your particular business needs. Only after such appropriate due diligence, thorough review of CoApt Projects’ service offering including the terms and conditions of CoApt Projects’ service agreements, and a through screening of any project manager CoApt Projects proposes to you should you come to any conclusions or make any decisions about whether CoApt Projects, or any project manager proposed by CoApt Projects is right for you and your specific project needs or requirements.

GENERAL

These Terms, and any additions, changes, edits and/or modifications made thereto by CoApt Projects, together with CoApt Projects Privacy Policy, constitute the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the portions of the Sites available without an account ID or password. Access to certain password-restricted portions of the Site, and any subsequent procurement and use of CoApt Projects’ services is subject to different, additional agreement(s).

CoApt Projects does not conduct business with or seek any commercial transactions with: (x) any entity, citizen or resident of a geographic area in which access to or use of the CoApt Projects’ services are prohibited by applicable law, decree, regulation, treaty, or administrative act; (y) an entity, citizen or resident of, or located in, a geographic area that is subject to U.S. or other sovereign country sanctions or embargoes; or (z) an individual, or an individual employed by or associated with an entity, identified on the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Denied Persons or Entity List, the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Specially Designated Nationals or Blocked Persons Lists, or the U.S. Department of State’s Debarred Parties List or otherwise ineligible to receive items subject to U.S. export control laws and regulations or other economic sanction rules of any sovereign nation (collectively, a “Prohibited Counterparty”). By accessing the Sites and the content you represent and warrant that you are not a Prohibited Counterparty and you will not seek or (attempt to) obtain services from or a commercial relationship with CoApt Projects.

These Terms and any additions, changes, edits and/or modifications made thereto by CoApt Projects cannot be amended except by CoApt Projects as set forth above. The failure of CoApt Projects to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be a waiver of that right. Any notices to CoApt Projects in connection with this agreement will be made by email transmitted to [email protected] provided that you also send a copy of such notice via nationally recognized carrier to CoApt Projects, LLC, 1126 Columbia Rd. NW #1 Washington DC 20009, Attn: Legal Department. In the event that any provision of these Terms will be determined to be illegal or unenforceable, that provision will be first revised to give the maximum permissible effect to its original intent or, if such revision is not permitted, that specific provision will be eliminated so that these Terms will otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable.

CONTACT US

If you have any question or complaints about your privacy or use of the Sites, please email us at [email protected] with a complete description and we will try to answer your question or resolve the issue for you.