Food Systems for the Future reserves the right to modify these Terms at any time and any such changes will be posted on this page.
Food Systems for the Future upholds the principles shared governance, freedom of speech, and privacy in the use of electronic resources by any users.
The Good Food Dialogues contain official pages and other content in support of the core mission of the Dialogues or related administrative business. They also contain Web pages and other content generated by groups or individuals whose expressed views do not necessarily represent the views of Food Systems for the Future.
Rules for Online Conduct
You agree to use the Services in accordance with all applicable laws. Because Food Systems for the Future is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization, you agree that you will not use the Services for organized partisan political activities or for the promotion of for-profit businesses or products. You further agree that you will not e-mail to or post any of the following content anywhere on the Services:
- Content that defames or threatens others
- Harassing statements or content that violates federal or state law
- Content that discusses illegal activities with the intent to commit them
- Content that infringes another’s intellectual property, including, but not limited to, copyrights, trademarks or trade secrets
- Material that contains obscene (i.e. pornographic) language or images
- Advertising or any form of commercial solicitation
- Content that is otherwise unlawful
- Content or software that attempts to circumvent security protections or contains malicious software
Copyrighted material, including without limitation software, graphics, text, photographs, sound, video and musical recordings, may not be placed on the Services without the express permission of the owner of the copyright in the material, or other legal entitlement to use the material.
Finally, you agree that you will not access or attempt to access any other user’s account, or misrepresent or attempt to misrepresent your identity while using the Services.
Limitation of Use
You may use the Services for legal purposes only. Furthermore, you agree that, if a third party claims that any material you have contributed to a Service is unlawful, you will bear the burden of establishing that the material complies with all applicable laws. Although Food Systems for the Future does not routinely monitor the content of the Services, Food Systems for the Future has the right to remove material from the Services, block access, or take other action with respect to any of the material on the Services in its sole discretion, although Food Systems for the Future is under no obligation to do so. You may not use Food Systems for the Futures computing resources or Services to disseminate unsolicited advertising or promotional material of any kind.
Links to Third-Party Website and other Online Services
The map(s) used on the Site is based on Google Maps where the standards of service rely on widely recognized international standards for naming and mapping conventions. For example, for country and territory naming, Google relies primarily on the ISO-3166 standard. The complete legal notice and country specific notes can be accessed here.
The list of states and territories used for the registration form is based on the United States Government site with reference to contact information for State Governments. US.gov is the official guide to government information and services. It is a public domain website. Retrieved 16 June, 2022, from https://www.usa.gov/states-and-territories.
Disclaimer of Warranty/Limitation of Liability
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Food Systems for the Future does not warrant, and hereby disclaims any warranties, either express or implied, with respect to the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of any Service, information obtained from a Service, or link to a Service. Food Systems for the Future does not warrant that Services will operate in an uninterrupted or error-free manner or that Services are free of viruses or other harmful components. Use of information obtained from or through these Services is at your own risk.
YOU AGREE THAT FOOD SYSTEMS FOR THE FUTURE WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES, EITHER ACTUAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS, OR TO YOUR (OR ANY THIRD PARTY’S) USE OR INABILITY TO USE A SERVICE, OR TO YOUR PLACEMENT OF CONTENT ON A SERVICE, OR TO YOUR RELIANCE UPON INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM OR THROUGH A SERVICE. IN PARTICULAR, FOOD SYSTEMS FOR THE FUTURE WILL HAVE NO LIABILTY FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR UNFORESEEABLE, (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, CLAIMS FOR DEFAMATION, ERRORS, LOSS OF DATA, OR INTERRUPTION IN AVAILABILITY OF DATA), ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS, YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE A SERVICE, OR ANY PURCHASES OR DONATIONS ON THIS OR THROUGH THIS SERVICE, OR YOUR PLACEMENT OF CONTENT ON A SERVICE, OR TO YOUR RELIANCE UPON INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM OR THROUGH A SERVICE, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, STATUTORY OR OTHER LAW, EXCEPT ONLY IN THE CASE OF DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY WHERE AND ONLY TO THE EXTENT THAT APPLICABLE LAW REQUIRES SUCH LIABILITY.
Food Systems for the Future makes no representation regarding your ability to transmit and receive information from or through the Services and you agree and acknowledge that your ability to access the Services may be impaired. Food Systems for the Future disclaims any and all liability resulting from or related to such events.
We respect the intellectual property rights of others. If you are an owner of intellectual property and you believe your intellectual property has been improperly posted or distributed via the Services, please notify us by sending an email to [email protected]. In your e-mail or letter, you will need to include all of the notice elements listed in the DMCA at 17 U.S.C. § 512(c)(3). Please be aware that the DMCA makes copyright owners liable if they materially misrepresent that a user’s content is infringing.
You agree to indemnify and hold Food Systems for the Future harmless from any claims, losses or damages, including legal fees, resulting from your violation of these Terms, your use of a Service or your placement of any content onto a Service, and to fully cooperate in Food Systems for the Future’s defense against any such claims.
If you use a Service, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password, if any, and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. Food Systems for the Future reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders in their sole discretion.
The Services may contain errors and omissions relating to any information disclosed therein. We reserve the right to correct or modify any information without prior notice.
These Terms are effective as of June 1, 2022.
Food Systems for the Future reserves the right to change, modify, or otherwise these Terms at its sole discretion and at any time as it deems circumstances warrant.