Last Updated: May 5, 2015
Welcome! We invite you to browse our website, located at www.theaccelerationproject.org (the “Site”), which is owned and operated by The Acceleration Project, Inc. (“TAP,” “we,” “us,” “our,”), a nonprofit corporation. This Site contains information about our organization, our services, and our mission. You may also apply to work with us and make a donation to TAP through the Site.
The Acceleration Project, Inc. and TAP Growth Advisors, LLC are separate businesses founded by Jane Veron and Lisa Tretler. The Acceleration Project, Inc. is a nonprofit corporation formed under the laws of the State of Delaware, and is a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Acceleration Project, Inc. provides structured, results-oriented, pro bono business consulting to local small businesses, drawing on the skills of women to make a meaningful impact in their communities while advancing their professional skills. TAP Growth Advisors, LLC is a for-profit limited liability company formed under the laws of the State of Delaware. TAP Growth Advisors, LLC provides one-on-one strategic advice, workshops, and group discussion forums to women seeking to re-enter the workforce as entrepreneurs, consultants or volunteers.
1. Communications to Us
If you are interested in becoming a TAP client or consultant, you may apply to do so using the appropriate form on our Site. These forms will ask you to provide your name, postal address, email address and phone number, along with information about your business and/or prior work experience. You represent and warrant that all such information you submit is truthful and accurate and you will maintain the accuracy of such information. We are under no obligation to accept any individual or entity as a client or a consultant, and may accept or reject any application in our sole and complete discretion.
Although we encourage you to e-mail us, we do not want you to, and you should not, e-mail us any content that contains confidential information. With respect to all e-mails you send to us, including but not limited to, feedback, questions, comments, suggestions, and the like, we shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in your communications for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, the development, production and marketing of products and services that incorporate such information.
You may make donations to TAP (“Donations”) through the Site. We use a third-party payment processor to process payment of such Donations. You warrant and represent that you are the valid owner or an authorized user of the credit card or bank account information you provide (collectively, “Payment Information”), and that all such Payment Information is accurate. You agree that TAP or our third-party payment processor may immediately authorize your credit card (or other approved facility) for payment of your Donation in connection with any transaction you initiate.
3. Prohibited Uses of the Site
By accessing and/or using the Site, you agree that you will not: (a) impersonate any person, business or entity, including our company and our employees and agents; (b) encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability; (c) use automated means, including spiders, robots, crawlers, data mining tools, or the like to download or scrape data from the Site, except for Internet search engines (e.g., Google) and non-commercial public archives (e.g., archive.org); (d) use the Site for any unlawful purpose or malicious activity, as determined by TAP in its sole and absolute discretion; (e) interfere with or attempt to interrupt the proper operation of the Site through the use of any virus, device, information collection or transmission mechanism, software or routine, or access or attempt to gain access to any data, files, or passwords related to the Site through hacking, password or data mining, or any other means; or (f) cover, obscure, block, or in any way interfere with any advertisements and/or safety features (e.g., report abuse button) on the Site. We reserve the right, in our sole and absolute discretion, to deny you access to the Site, or any portion of the Site, without notice.
4. Intellectual Property
The trademarks, service marks, and logos of TAP (“TAP Trademarks”) used and displayed on the Site are registered and unregistered trademarks or service marks of TAP. Other company, product, and service names located on the Site may be trademarks or service marks owned by others (the “Third-Party Trademarks,” and, collectively with TAP Trademarks, the “Trademarks”). Nothing on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use the Trademarks, without our prior written permission specific for each such use. Use of the Trademarks as part of a link to or from any site is prohibited unless establishment of such a link is approved in advance by us in writing. All goodwill generated from the use of TAP Trademarks inures to our benefit.
Elements of the Site are protected by trade dress, trademark, unfair competition, and other state and federal laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part, by any means, including but not limited to the use of framing or mirrors. None of the Content may be retransmitted without our express, written consent for each and every instance.
5. No Warranties; Limitation of Liability
WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE CONTENTS OF THE SITE. THE CONTENT IS PROVIDED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND DOES NOT GUARANTEE FUTURE OUTCOMES. WE SHALL NOT BE SUBJECT TO LIABILITY FOR YOUR RELIANCE ON THE CONTENT, OR FOR ANY DELAYS OR INTERRUPTIONS OF THE SITE FROM WHATEVER CAUSE. YOU AGREE THAT YOU USE THE CONTENT AND THE SITE AT YOUR OWN RISK.
WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR THAT THE SITE, ITS SERVERS, OR THE CONTENT ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR SIMILAR CONTAMINATION OR DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES. IF YOUR USE OF THE CONTENT OR THE SITE RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR DATA, WE SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE COSTS.
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IN NO EVENT SHALL WE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE CONTENT OR THE SITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, OUR LIABILITY SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
THE SITE MAY CONTAIN TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS OR OMISSIONS. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY SUCH TYPOGRAPHICAL, TECHNICAL, OR OTHER ERRORS LISTED ON THE SITE. THE SITE MAY CONTAIN INFORMATION ON CERTAIN PRODUCTS AND SERVICES, NOT ALL OF WHICH ARE AVAILABLE IN EVERY LOCATION. A REFERENCE TO A PRODUCT OR SERVICE ON THE SITE DOES NOT IMPLY THAT SUCH PRODUCT OR SERVICE IS OR WILL BE AVAILABLE IN YOUR LOCATION. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES, CORRECTIONS, AND/OR IMPROVEMENTS TO THE SITE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE.
6. External Sites
The Site may contain links to third-party websites (“External Sites”). These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by us of the content on such External Sites. The content of such External Sites is developed and provided by others. You should contact the site administrator or webmaster for those External Sites if you have any concerns regarding such links or any content located on such External Sites. We are not responsible for the content of any linked External Sites and do not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such External Sites. You should take precautions when downloading files from all websites to protect your computer from viruses and other destructive programs. If you decide to access linked External Sites, you do so at your own risk.
8. Compliance with Applicable Laws
The Site is based in the United States. We make no claims concerning whether the Content may be downloaded, viewed, or be appropriate for use outside of the United States. If you access the Site or the Content from outside of the United States, you do so at your own risk. Whether inside or outside of the United States, you are solely responsible for ensuring compliance with the laws of your specific jurisdiction.