The web pages available at the Partnership for Transparency Fund (PTF) are owned and operated by PTF and are accessed by you under the Terms of Use described below (“Terms of Use”). Please read these Terms of Use before using www.ptfund.org or any of the features on this site, including, but not limited to, our social media resources. By using this Website, you accept and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use, please exit PTF;s website and do not access or otherwise use the website. We reserve the right to modify, add, or delete any of these Terms of Use at any time. Continued use of the Website after any modifications, additions, or deletions to the Terms of Use will constitute your acceptance of the Terms of Use, as modified.

 

Accuracy of Content
PTF makes every effort to ensure that the content of the website is accurate and up-to-date, but PTF does not offer any warranties (whether express implied or otherwise) as to the reliability, accuracy or completeness of the information appearing on the website. PTF may remove material from the Website at its own discretion and without giving any notice.

 

Message Boards and Other Interactive Features
Message boards, bulletin boards, blogs, and other services may be available on or through this Website. In addition to any other rules or regulations that PTF posts in connection with these particular services, you agree that you shall not upload, post, transmit, distribute, or otherwise publish through the Website or any service or feature made available on or through the Website, any materials which: (a) restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Website; (b) are fraudulent, unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, libelous, defamatory, or offensive; (c) constitute or encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, federal, or international law; (d) violate, plagiarize, or infringe the rights of third parties, including, without limitation, copyright, trademark, trade secret, confidentiality, contract, patent, rights of privacy, or publicity or any other proprietary rights; (e) contain a virus, spyware, or any other harmful content; (f) contain embedded links or advertising of any kind; or (g) constitute or contain false or misleading indications of origin, endorsements, or statements of fact.

PTF has the right, but no obligation, to monitor the content of the message boards, bulletin boards, blogs, and other services available on the Website to determine compliance with Terms of Use and any other operating rules we establish. We maintain the exclusive right to edit, remove, or refuse to post any submitted materials or information. We are not responsible for and do not endorse any of the opinions, advice, or statements posted to the message boards, bulletin boards, blogs, and other services. We are not responsible for any offensive, defamatory, or obscene posting made on the message boards or other features on the Website. We reserve the right to disclose any information we believe necessary to satisfy any Law regulation, or governmental request, or to refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that in our sole discretion are inappropriate, objectionable or in violation of these Terms of Use. We also reserve the right to deny access to the Website or any features of the Website to anyone who violates these Terms of Use or who, in our judgment, interferes with the ability of others to enjoy our website or infringes the rights of others. PTF assumes no liability for any action or inaction with respect to any conduct, communication, or posting on the message boards, bulletin boards, blogs, or other services on this Website.

 

Privacy Policy
PTF knows that you care how information about you is used and shared and it is careful to ensure that any such information that comes into its possession is properly looked after. This Privacy Policy sets out the steps that we take to ensure that any information provided to us is kept secure and confidential and is used only for the purposes for which it is provided.

 

Personal Information
The only personal information that we will collect is the personal information that you provide to us when you communicate with us through our website. We will at any time, at your request, provide you with a copy of any personal information that we are holding about you. Any information provided is protected by limited staff access. This Website does not use cookies to collect information of any kind.

 

Purposes for which Personal Information may be used
Any personal information that you provide to us will be used only for the following purposes:

  • To provide information or services to you as requested by you.
  • To let you know about information and services from PTF in which you may be interested.

We do compile and disclose statistics about our users and their preferences. However, these statistics are anonymous and do not identify individual users.

 

Disclosure
We will not pass any of your personal information to any third party, other than members of PTF, without your consent.

 

Marketing and Advertising
No promotional offers or advertising will appear on the www.ptfund.org nor will your personal contact information ever be given, sold, or otherwise shared by PTF with third parties for advertising or marketing purposes.

 

Third Party Sites
You may be able to link from PTF’s Website to third-party websites; conversely, third-party websites may link to PTF’s Website. You acknowledge and agree that PTF’s Website has no responsibility for the information, content, products, services, advertising, code, or other materials which may be provided by or through third-party sites. Links to third-party sites do not constitute an endorsement or sponsorship by PTF’s Website of such third-party sites or the information, content, products, services, advertising, or other materials presented on or through such websites. You agree that PTF and its affiliates are not responsible for any damages that you incur arising from your use of any products or services made available by third-parties through the Website.

 

Disclaimers
This Website provides links to websites maintained by third parties. Any information, products, or services provided by the third-party sites are maintained by the operators of such sites and not by PTF or our subsidiaries. When these third-party sites are accessed, they are accessed at your own risk.

 

Limitations on Liability
In no event will PTF or its directors, employees, or agents be liable to you or any third person for any direct, indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special, or punitive damages, including for any lost profits or lost data arising from your use of the Website or this service.

 

Other Terms
These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and PTF regarding the use of the Website and supersede any prior agreements between you and PTF relating to your use of the Website. The failure of PTF to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision in that or any other instance. If any provision of these Terms of Use is held invalid, the remainder of the Terms of Use shall continue in full force and effect. If any provision of these Terms of Use shall be deemed unlawful, void, or for any other reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms of Use and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. This agreement shall be governed and construed by the laws of the District of Columbia without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. The foregoing provisions of these Terms of Use are for the benefit of PTF, its affiliates, and third-party content providers and licensors, and each shall have the right to asset and enforce provisions of the Terms of Use directly and on their own behalf.

 

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If you have any questions about these terms, please contact us.