STOP NOW IS AN INDEPENDENTLY FUNDED NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION.

Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Your privacy is important to us, and we are committed to being transparent about how and why we collect, use, and share your information.

This Privacy Policy applies to the information we collect on www.Stop-Now.org (our “Site”) and through any of the services we provide on or in relation to our Site (our “Services”).

This policy covers users who have registered accounts on our Site (“Members”) and non-registered users who visit our Site or engage with any of our Services (“Visitors”).

Throughout this policy, the term “Users” refers to both Members and Visitors, and the terms “Stop Now”, “we”, “our”, and “us” refer to Stop Now, Inc.

Our Services include the specific features offered on our Site, as well as off-Site activities including customer support, nonprofit advisor services, in-person events, information sessions, and other similar activities that support our mission of connecting skilled individuals with nonprofits and social good organizations for mutually meaningful and impactful volunteer experiences.

We only collect information about you that we need in order to provide our Services. We never have, and never will, collect information about you that is not related to our ability to provide our Services.

This policy also covers our data sharing practices with third party providers that we may contract with in order to provide our Services (“Authorized Third Parties”). The specific data that we share with Authorized Third Parties, or information that you choose to share with Authorized Third Parties on our Site or via any of our Services, however, is subject to the Privacy Policies of those Authorized Third Parties, and is not covered by our Privacy Policy.

In addition, as with any website or internet service, there is a chance that your information may be accessed unlawfully by third parties (“Unauthorized Third Parties”), and while we take every reasonable measure to prevent unauthorized access, this Privacy Policy does not cover data obtained by Unauthorized Third Parties

Please note that your use of the Site and any of our Services is subject to our Terms of Use, which you may access at the bottom of our homepage. If you do not agree with our Privacy Policy or Terms of Use, do not access our Site or use our Services. If you wish to deactivate your account, please email us at support@stop-now.org.

1. ESSENCE OF THE ROLE

  • Minimum Age. You must be at least 18 years old to register for the Services.
  • Authorization. By registering to use the Nonprofit Service, Strategic Partnership Service, or Team Solutions Service, you represent and warrant that you are an authorized employee or official representative of the registered nonprofit, social enterprise, company, or group. If you are not an authorized employee or official representative, you may not register as the Nonprofit Service, Strategic Partnership Service, or Team Solutions Service.

What this means: You must be at least 18 years old, and if you register for an organization you must be authorized to do so.

2. USE OF SITE AND SERVICES

  • When using our Site and Service, we have a couple of rules you’ll need to follow, you agree that:

    • Information Submitted. You are solely responsible for, and assume all liability regarding (a) the information and content you contribute to the Site and/or Services and (b) your interactions with other users through the Site and/or Services.
    • Risk Assumption and Precautions. You assume all risks when using the Site or Services, including but not limited to risks associated with any online and offline interactions with others.
    • Fees. You will promptly pay any fees associated with your use of the Site and/or Services as agreed upon with Stop Now.
    • Reporting of Violations. You will promptly report to Stop Now any violation of the Agreement by others.
    • Third Party Content. Content available on the Site or as part of the Services may be supplied by other users of the Site and/or Services and by other third parties. Any content, services, offers, or other information expressed or made available by third parties are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not of Stop Now. Stop Now does not endorse or assume any responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of any content, opinion, advice, information, or statement made on the Site or as part of the Services.
    • Content Removal and monitoring. Stop Now reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor, modify, or remove the information, user-to-user messages or other content you submit to the Site and/or Services for the purposes of fraud, harassment, solicitation prevention, product and service improvement or customer support.
    • Restrictions. You will not use the Site and/or Services in a manner that:
      • violates or infringes the rights of Stop Now, other users, or any other party, including patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual property rights, privacy rights, or publicity rights;
      • promotes racism, bigotry, hatred, or harm of any kind against any group or individual;
      • is intended to, may, or does harass, annoy, threaten, harm, or intimidate any other users of the Site or Services;
      • reproduces, duplicates, copies, sells, resells, or exploits any portion of the Site or Services;
      • is defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, obscene, profane, offensive, tortuous, or otherwise objectionable;
      • violates any local, state, national, or international law or regulation;
      • promotes illegal or unlawful activities;
      • may defraud or deceive others;
      • collects, stores, or disseminates personal information about any other user or third party without his/her permission;
      • uses scripts, bots, or other automated technology to access the Site and/or Services;
      • interferes with or disrupts the Site and/or Services or servers, computers, or networks connected to the Site and/or Services;
      • uses the Site and/or Services for chain letter, junk mail, or spam email; or
      • frames the Site, places pop-up windows over the Site, or affects the display of its pages without Stop Now’s prior written consent.
    • No False Information. You will not provide inaccurate or false information to Stop Now, any user, or others.
    • Registration and Profile. You may be required to register and maintain a profile in connection with your use of the Site and/or Services. You agree to submit accurate and truthful information during registration and maintain the accuracy of such information. You may be required to create a username and password. You’re solely responsible for keeping your password safe and for any activity that occurs using your account username or profile. Let us know immediately if your password is stolen.
    • No Advertising or Commercial Solicitation. You agree not to advertise or solicit any user to buy or sell any products or services through the Site and/or Services without Stop Now’s prior written consent. You agree not to use any information obtained from the Site and/or Services in order to contact, advertise to, solicit, make offers to, or sell to any user without their prior explicit consent.
    • Privacy. You have read, understood, and consented to our Privacy Policy, and by using the Site and/or Services agree to abide by the Privacy Policy.

    What this means: There are a number of rules you must follow while using our Site and Service.

     

3. LICENSE TO POSTED CONTENT

  • Any posted information will be owned by you. However, by posting information or content to the Site, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to Stop Now, an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully-paid, worldwide license to use, reproduce, publicly perform, publicly display and distribute such information and content, and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such information and content, and to grant and authorize sub-licenses of the foregoing.

    What this means: Any information you submit to us is owned by you, but you give us a license to use that information.

4. THIRD PARTIES

  • Our Site and Service may have links to third party websites. Generally, most third party websites are safe; however, we do not edit, endorse, screen, monitor or control these websites. Please exercise caution when visiting a third party site.

    What this means: Third party links may be accessible through our Site, please use caution when visiting any third party sites.

5. INDEMNITY

  • You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Stop Now, its parent corporation, officers, directors, employees, affiliates and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) arising from:

    • your use of and access to the Site or Service;
    • your violation of any term of these Terms of Service;
    • any claim that your actions or actions using your account harmed a third party.

    You also agree that you have a duty to defend us against such claims and we may require you to pay for an attorney(s) of our choice in such cases. You agree that this indemnity extends to requiring you to pay for our reasonable attorneys’ fees, court costs, and disbursements. In the event of a claim such as one described in this paragraph, we may elect to settle with the party/parties making the claim and you shall be liable for the damages as though we had proceeded with a trial.

    What this means: You agree to indemnify us for your use of the Site and Service and for any claims that your actions harmed a third party.

6. DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

  • PLEASE READ THIS SECTION CAREFULLY SINCE IT LIMITS THE LIABILITY OF Stop Now, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, OR AGENTS. EACH OF THE SUBSECTIONS BELOW ONLY APPLIES UP TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW. NOTHING HEREIN IS INTENDED TO LIMIT ANY RIGHTS YOU MAY HAVE WHICH MAY NOT BE LAWFULLY LIMITED.

    THE SITE AND SERVICES ARE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THERE ARE RISKS IN USING THE SITE OR SERVICES AND YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR SERVICES IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK.

    STOP NOW AND ITS AFFILIATES MAKE NO CLAIMS OR PROMISES ABOUT THE CONDUCT OF OTHERS. ACCORDINGLY, Stop Now AND ITS AFFILIATES ARE NOT LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE THAT MIGHT ARISE FROM THEIR ACTIONS.

    STOP NOW AND ITS AFFILIATES MAKE NO CLAIMS OR PROMISES ABOUT THE QUALITY, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR LEGALITY OF ANY USER-PROVIDED CONTENT OR CONTENT PROVIDED BY THIRD PARTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE VOLUNTEER OR NONPROFIT RATINGS AND REVIEWS, THE SKILLS AND ABILITIES OF THE VOLUNTEERS, OR THE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES. ACCORDINGLY, Stop Now IS NOT LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE THAT MIGHT ARISE FROM RELIANCE ON USER-PROVIDED CONTENT OR CONTENT PROVIDED BY THIRD PARTIES. IT IS SOLELY YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, AND USEFULNESS OF ALL INFORMATION YOU ACCESS OR OBTAIN THROUGH THE SITE AND/OR SERVICES.

    STOP NOW IS NOT INVOLVED IN ANY RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN USERS. STOP NOW CANNOT GUARANTEE A SUCCESSFUL OR SATISFACTORY OUTCOME OF ANY PROJECT OR ENDEAVOR INITIATED WITH ANOTHER USER. IF YOU HAVE A DISPUTE WITH ANOTHER USER, YOU AGREE THAT Stop Now IS NOT REQUIRED TO ASSIST YOU IN THE DISPUTE.

    STOP NOW EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHERWISE, WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICES AND THE SITE, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Stop Now MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SITE OR SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR WILL BE TIMELY, SECURE, CURRENT, ACCURATE, COMPLETE, OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT THE RESULTS OBTAINED BY USE OF THE SITE AND/OR SERVICES WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE.

    YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE RIGHT AND REMEDY WITH RESPECT TO ANY DEFECT IN OR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SITE AND/OR SERVICES OR ANY OTHER GRIEVANCE SHALL BE YOUR DISCONTINUATION OF ACCESS TO, OR USE OF THE SITE AND/OR SERVICES.

    STOP NOW’S MAXIMUM AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU FOR LOSSES OR DAMAGES THAT YOU SUFFER IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE AND/OR SERVICES OR THIS AGREEMENT ARE LIMITED TO $100.

    STOP NOW DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR, AND YOU HEREBY AGREE THAT STOP NOW SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY

    (1) INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, RELIANCE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES,

    (2) LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO REPUTATION OF YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY,

    (3) LOSS OF INFORMATION OR DATA,

    (4) USE, INABILITY TO USE, INTERRUPTION, SUSPENSION, OR TERMINATION OF THE SITE OR SERVICES,

    (5) LINK PROVIDED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE OR SERVICES,

    (6) DELETION, MISDELIVERY, FAILURE, OR UNTIMELINESS IN POSTING OR STORING ANY INFORMATION, OR

    (7) MATTERS OTHERWISE RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR SERVICES.

    What this means: Our Site and Service are offered as-is and we limit our liability as much as legally allowed. Please read the whole section as the provisions may affect your rights.

7. TERM AND TERMINATION

  • This Agreement becomes effective once you use our Site or register for our Service, and will remain in effect until this Agreement is terminated by us. If you wish to terminate your account send us an email at support@Stop-Now.org. However, we reserve the right to remove your account at any time, for any reason.

    What this means: This Agreement becomes effective once you begin using our Site or Services.

8. SPECIFIC TERMS CONTROLLING THE VOLUNTEER SERVICE

  • Continued Use. If you complete a volunteer project, you agree not to engage the same nonprofit organization in subsequent volunteer projects without first making a best effort to use Stop Now to find a volunteer project with that nonprofit organization.
  • No Guarantees. The Volunteer Service does not guarantee a volunteer match or placement.
  • Cancellation. You agree to notify Stop Now immediately in writing by emailing support@Stop-Now.org if you need to terminate your volunteer project for any reason. If you do not notify us and fail to complete such a project, we reserve the right to terminate your account.
  • Volunteer Service Policies. You agree to abide by all other Stop Now policies and Agreements regarding your Volunteer Service.
  • What this means: When you use our Volunteer Service there will be specific guidelines controlling your use of the Volunteer Service.

9. SPECIFIC TERMS CONTROLLING THE NONPROFIT SERVICE

  • Continued Use. If you complete a volunteer project with a volunteer, you agree not to engage the same volunteer in subsequent volunteer projects without first making a best effort to use Stop Now to engage that volunteer for a volunteer project.
  • No Guarantees. The Nonprofit Service does not guarantee a volunteer match or placement.
  • Cancellation. If you wish to cancel our Nonprofit Service you must notify us immediately at support@Stop-Now.org. We may suspend or terminate your account at the time of cancellation. You may be charged for cancelling your account.
  • Nonprofit Service Policies. You agree to abide by Stop Now’s policies regarding the Nonprofit Service, including payment terms and obligations.
  • What this means: When you use our Nonprofit Service there will be specific guidelines controlling your use of the Nonprofit Service.

10. SPECIFIC TERMS CONTROLLING THE TEAM SOLUTIONS SERVICE

    • No Guarantees. The Team Solutions Service does not guarantee volunteer matches or placements.
    • Reporting Accuracy. You agree that the accuracy of data reported to you through the Site or Services represent a reasonable effort and are not guaranteed to be completely accurate. You agree that Stop Now will not be liable for any damages arising from use or reliance on the data.
    • Notification of Changes. You agree to notify Stop Now of any changes that may affect Stop Now, others, or your use of the Site or Services, such as the departure of a volunteer from your group.
    • Team Solutions Service Policies. You agree to abide by Stop Now’s policies regarding the Team Solutions Service.

    What this means: When you use our Team Solutions Service there will be specific guidelines controlling your use of the Team Solutions Service.

11. SPECIFIC TERMS CONTROLLING THE STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS SERVICE

  • No Guarantees. The Strategic Partnership Service does not guarantee volunteer matches or placements.
  • Reporting Accuracy. You agree that the accuracy of data reported to you through the Site or Services represent a reasonable effort and are not guaranteed to be completely accurate. You agree that Stop Now will not be liable for any damages arising from use or reliance on the data.
  • Notification of Changes. You agree to notify Stop Now of any changes that may affect Stop Now, others, or your use of the Site or Services, such as the departure of a volunteer from your group.
  • Strategic Partnership Service Policies. You agree to abide by Stop Now’s policies regarding the Strategic Partnership Service.
What this means: When you use our Strategic Partnership Service there will be specific guidelines controlling your use of the Strategic Partnership Service.

12. GENERAL TERMS

  • The Site and any Services may be modified, updated, interrupted, suspended, or discontinued at any time without notice to you or liability to Stop Now. If you object to any modifications, your sole recourse is to stop using the Site or Services. Continued use of the Site or Services following modifications shall indicate your acknowledgement of such modifications and agreement to use the Site and Services as modified.
  • The Terms of Use and Stop Now’s Privacy Policy contain the entire agreement between you and us regarding the use of the Site, and supersede any prior agreement between you and us regarding the use of the Site. Notwithstanding the foregoing, your use of the Services may be subject to other agreements entered into between you and us. In the event that a provision of this Agreement is found to be unlawful, conflicting with another provision of the Agreement, or otherwise unenforceable, the Agreement will remain in force as though it had been entered into without that unenforceable provision being included in it.
  • Any failure on Stop Now’s part to enforce any provision of the Terms of Use does not constitute a waiver of such provision.
  • When you visit the Site, or send us emails, you are communicating with us electronically. In doing so, you consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on this Site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communication be in writing.
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