Terms of Use

StopItNow.org Terms and Conditions of Use

StopItNow.org (“StopItNow.org” or the “Site”), including the Online Help Center (http:www.StopItNow.org/gethelp/start) , which is part of StopItNow.org, is owned and operated by Stop It Now!®, Inc., 351 Pleasant St., Suite B-319, Northampton, MA 01060.

Access to and use of this Site is provided by Stop It Now! subject to the following Terms and Conditions:

  1. Your use of this Site constitutes acceptance of these Terms and Conditions of Use, which take effect on the date of your first use of the Site. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions of Use, do not use the Site.

  2. Stop It Now! reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time by posting changes online. Your continued use of the Site after changes are posted constitutes acceptance of the Terms and Conditions of Use as modified by the posted changes. If you do not agree to any modified Terms and Conditions of Use, do not continue to use the Site.

  3. Copyright Restrictions:
    3.1 The Site is protected by United States copyright law and, unless specifically indicated as being subject to a Creative Commons license, no part of this Site, including information, images, photos, logos, names and icons may be copied, downloaded, distributed, republished, posted, broadcast, modified or used in any form whatsoever without the prior written permission of the appropriate copyright owner, except that you may use the material on the Site for personal, non-commercial use. If you wish to make any other use of protected material, you can request permission by filling out this form for permissions.

    3.2 The Site contains numerous works that are licensed through Creative Commons (http://creativecommons.org). All works licensed through Creative Commons will be so indicated on the Site.

    All works on the Site that are licensed through Creative Commons are licensed pursuant to the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-commercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/). Specifically, this means that all works on the Site that are subject to a Creative Commons license may be copied, distributed, displayed and performed, provided that:

    1. Stop It Now! is mentioned as the author of the work (but not in any way that suggests that Stop It Now! endorses you or your use of the work).

    2. The material used includes a link to www.StopItNow.org.

    3. The work is not altered or modified in any way.

    4. The work is not used for commercial purposes.

    5. You must provide a link to the Creative Commons webpage that specifies the terms upon which you are using the work (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/).

      Please click here to notify us of your use of Creative Commons licensed materials.

  4. External links to StopItNow.org:
    4.1 Stop It Now! encourages individuals and organizations to link to the Site. If you wish to link to StopItNow.org, click here for available linking tools and to remain updated as pages change on the Site.

    Stop It Now! reserves the right to deny permission to link to the Site if Stop It Now! believes in its sole discretion that it is not in the best interests of Stop It Now! to permit such a link. By linking to the Site, you understand that you are not being granted any right other than the right to link to the Site. You are not being granted any trademark or copyright rights, other than the right to use the Stop It Now!® mark in the actual link.

    You may not display the Site in a frame, or strip away any of the content on the Site, including legal notices. It must be clear to the users of your site that by clicking on the link they are leaving your site and traveling to StopItNow.org.

    4.2 The existence of a link from any individual or organization's site to StopItNow.org does not constitute an endorsement by Stop It Now! of the activities or views of that individual or organization.

  5. Trademarks:
    5.1 Stop It Now!® is a registered service mark of Stop It Now!, Inc.

    5.2 The Site contains other names, logos, trademarks and service marks that are the proprietary marks of Stop It Now! (or their respective owners). Nothing contained in these Terms and Conditions of Use shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise any license or right to use any mark of Stop It Now!

  6. Photography: The photographs of people used within this Site to illustrate Stop It Now!'s work are posed by models and do not depict actual situations. These images are copyrighted works and may not be used without permission of the copyright owner.

  7. You agree to use this Site only for lawful purposes, and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict, or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this Site by any third party. Such restriction and inhibition includes, without limitation, conduct that is unlawful or that may harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person and the transmission of obscene or offensive material or disruption of normal flow of dialogue within this Site.

  8. This Site and the information, names, images, photographs, logos and icons regarding or relating to Stop It Now!, its products and services are provided 'AS IS' and on an 'AS AVAILABLE' basis without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether expressed or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.

  9. Stop It Now! does not accept liability for any damages including, without limitation, indirect or consequential damages, loss of profits, or any damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the use or loss of use of this Site.

  10. Stop It Now! does not warrant that the functions contained in the material included in this Site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this Site or the server that makes it available is free of viruses or bugs or represents the full functionality, accuracy or reliability of the materials.

  11. If there is a conflict between these Terms and Conditions of Use and rules and/or specific terms of use appearing on this Site relating to specific material, then the latter shall prevail.

  12. If any of these Terms and Conditions of Use should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which these Terms and Conditions of Use are intended to be effective, then to the extent to and within the jurisdiction in which that Term and Condition of Use is illegal, invalid and unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from these Terms and Conditions of Use and the remaining Terms and Conditions of Use shall survive, remain in full force and continue to be binding and enforceable.

  13. These Terms and Conditions of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, USA, without regard to its conflict of laws and rules. Any disputes arising from or relating to this Site shall be exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the state or federal courts of Massachusetts, USA.

  14. Any questions regarding this Site or these Terms and Conditions of Use should be sent using this form.