Terms and Conditions

Welcome to GwenNetwork.org (“GWEN” or “Site”), which is a property of the Global
Women’s Empowerment Network. This page sets forth the Terms and Conditions
governing your use of the Site. Because these Terms and Conditions contain legal
obligations (including limitations on liability and arbitration provisions), please read them
carefully.

For your convenience and reference, we have provided a brief abstract with each
section heading, but this is not a full description of the relevant provision and you are
strongly urged to read and ensure that you understand the entire document. 



1. Acceptance of Terms



Summary: This is a legal document and by using this Site you agree to be bound by its Terms and
Conditions and Privacy Policy.

By using this Site you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and the
Privacy Policy which is incorporated herein by reference unless you offer different terms
that are accepted in writing by GWEN. Should you object to any term or condition of
this agreement, any guidelines, or any subsequent modifications thereto or become
dissatisfied with GWEN in any way, your only recourse is to immediately discontinue
use of the Site. By accessing the Site you also consent to have this agreement
provided to you in electronic form.

By doing so you represent and warrant that (i) you are either more than 18 years of
age, an emancipated minor or possess legal parental or guardian consent and are fully
authorized to enter into these Terms and Conditions on Your own behalf and on behalf
of any other individuals or companies whom You are representing; (ii) You are fully
able and competent to accept, make and/or perform the terms, conditions, obligations,
representations and warranties set forth in these Terms and Conditions, and to abide by
and comply with the terms herein; (iii) You understand that these Terms and Conditions
are legal and valid obligations, binding and enforceable in accordance with their terms.



If you do not agree with these Terms of Use, immediately stop using the Site and
Services.

2. Modification

Summary: We may modify these terms at any time and your usage after such modification
constitutes acceptance of the revised terms.



We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to change these Terms and Conditions
at any time by posting revised terms on the Site. It is your responsibility to check
periodically for any changes we may make to these Terms and Conditions. Your
continued use of this site following the posting of changes to this agreement or other
policies means you accept the changes. In the event we make material changes to the
Terms and Conditions, notice of these changes will be posted on the GWEN homepage
and the revised agreement will take effect thirty days after their notice is publication on
thi site.

3. Site Usage






Summary: You will not use the Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these
terms, conditions, and notices or is otherwise inconsistent with GWEN’s mission.

This Site and all of its content including, but not limited to, articles, other text,
photographs, illustrations, graphics, product names, designs, logos, video material,
audio clips, (collectively, “the Intellectual Property”) are protected by copyright,
trademark and other laws of the United States, as well as international conventions and
the laws of other countries. The Intellectual Property is owned or controlled by GWEN or
the party credited as the provider or owner of the Intellectual Property. The compilation
(meaning the collection, arrangement and assembly) of all content on this Site is the
exclusive property of GWEN and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.
All software used on this Site is the property of commercial software suppliers, and is
protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. The copying, redistribution, use or
publication by you of any such matters or any part of the Site, except as allowed herein,
is strictly prohibited.

As a condition of your use of the Services, you will not use the Services for any
purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices or is
otherwise inconsistent with GWEN’s mission.

Prohibited conduct includes actions that are threatening, abusive, harassing,
defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another’s privacy, tortious,
offensive, profane, pornographic or obscene, or promotes hate or incites violence;
constitutes unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, junk or bulk e-mail (“spamming”)
or a chain letter, a pyramid scheme, petitions for signatures, charity requests or
any other similar solicitation; contains software viruses or any other computer
codes, files, or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage, limit or
interfere with the proper function of any software, hardware, or telecommunications
equipment or to damage or obtain unauthorized access to any system, data or
other information of GWEN or any third party; impersonates, or falsely indicates
an affiliation with, any person or entity, including, without limitation, any employee
or representative of GWEN or access the GWEN accounts of others without
permission; constitutes an offer, for sale or otherwise, of any firearms, explosives,
weapons, tobacco products, controlled substances, pharmaceuticals, counterfeit or
stolen articles, registered or unregistered securities, or any items that would cause
GWEN to violate any applicable law or regulation; collects, or attempts to collect,
personal information about users without their consent or constitutes a solicitation,
for commercial purposes, any users of the GWEN Service or otherwise violates
these Terms and Conditions, the Privacy Policy, or any other policy posted on the
GWEN website.

GWEN grants eligible users a limited, revocable, nonexclusive license to access
the Website for their own non-commercial personal use and in no way do these
Terms and Conditions transfer any right, title, or interest in the Site or its content
to you, and GWEN retains all of their rights, title and interest to the Site and its
content. Except as expressly provided herein, nothing contained in these Terms and
Conditions shall be construed as conferring, by implication, estoppel or otherwise,
any license or right to use the content under any copyright, patent, trademark or
other intellectual property right. No other use of the Site is permitted. Permission to
reprint or electronically reproduce any document or graphic in whole or in part for
any other purpose is expressly prohibited, unless prior written consent is obtained
from the respective copyright holder(s). Furthermore, users may not sell, resell,
modify, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, frame or create derivative works

of or otherwise exploit for any commercial purpose the Site or any portion thereof
without our prior written consent in each instance.

GWEN reserves the right to suspend its performance of any User content or any
aspect thereof under these Terms and Conditions at any time, without giving prior
notice, for any act which GWEN, in its sole discretion, determines to be harmful
to any end user of the GWEN Service, the GWEN Service itself or which GWEN
determines in good faith violates or fails to comply with any applicable law or
regulation.

GWEN may terminate Your access to all or any part of the GWEN Service at any
time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately. You may
terminate Your use of the GWEN Service at any time, provided that all provisions
of these Terms and Conditions, which by their nature should survive termination,
shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty
disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

4. Your Content

Summary: You warrant that any content submitted is authorized and will not give rise to
liability.



If You upload content, You represent and warrant at all times that:

(1) You either own fully and outright the content or have obtained all rights,
approvals, licenses, consents and permissions as are necessary, and are authorized
to grant the licenses granted by You under these Terms and Conditions, to make
the representations and warranties made herein, and to perform Your obligations
hereunder;

(2) Your content and the distribution and/or publication of it through GWEN, directly
or indirectly, does not, and shall not, infringe or misappropriate any copyright,
trademark, privacy right, name and likeness right or any other rights of any third
party; and

(3) You have obtained all necessary consents (including with respect to name
and likeness), secured all licenses and paid all associated fees required to be
paid to third parties (including for the use of any music performed in, contained in
or synchronized with any of the Content) (“Third Party Fees”) with respect to the
Content and You covenant to timely pay any and all Third Party Fees required to
be paid in the future. You further expressly agree that, as between You, on the one

hand, and GWEN on the other hand, any obligation to secure any third party rights
and to pay Third Party Fees as a result of distribution of your Content pursuant
to these Terms and Conditions shall be Your obligation and not the obligation of
GWEN or any of its affiliates, subsidiaries or partners.

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Disclaimer

Summary: GWEN is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment and is made available on
an “as is” “as available basis”

This site and services provided through GWEN is a resource to draw upon your own
network as you see fit. It is not a substitute for in-person medical, therapeutic or mental
health advice, diagnosis, care or treatment, or as a substitute for common sense
regarding your personal safety. We recommend that all medical, therapeutic or mental
health decisions be made in consultation with your personal health care provider.
Never disregard medical or therapeutic advice from your health care provider or delay
seeking it because of something you have read on the Internet, including this site. We
recommend that you not put yourself in potentially dangerous or harmful situations in
reliance on this website for your safety.

In case of emergency, please call your doctor or 911 immediately.

GWEN does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy, completeness, correctness,
timeliness, or usefulness of any information, services, or other material provided on
or through the site. GWEN makes no warranty or guarantee that the website will be
uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free. GWEN also makes no representation
regarding other site users and assumes no responsibility for their conduct.

In no event shall GWEN be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without
limitation, incidental and consequential damages, personal injury/wrongful death, lost
profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the
use or inability to use the site or its content or actions of its members, whether based on
warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not GWEN is advised
of the possibility of such damages. You agree to agree to defend, indemnify and hold
GWEN harmless against any and all third party claims arising from your use of the
GWEN Network.

THE GWEN SERVICE, GWEN CONTENT AND MARKS ARE PROVIDED BY GWEN
“AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” ONLY. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED HEREIN,
GWEN MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND,

EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO ANY MATTER IN CONNECTION WITH THESE
TERMS AND CONDITIONS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE GWEN
SERVICE OR ITS CONTENT OR MARKS, AND TO THE FULLEST EXTENT
PERMITTED BY LAW, GWEN DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES REGARDING THE
GWEN SERVICE AND ITS CONTENTS AND MARKS, WHETHER EXPRESS,
IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ACCURACY OR
COMPLETENESS OF CONTENT, NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE, SUITABILITY, THE
AVAILABILITY OR QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES AVAILABLE VIA
THE GWEN SERVICE (EXCEPT AS MAY BE SET FORTH IN ANY LICENSE OR
OTHER AGREEMENT RELATED TO THOSE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES) OR
OTHERWISE. YOU AGREE THAT USE OF THE GWEN SERVICE SHALL BE AT
YOUR SOLE RISK. GWEN MAKES NO REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY OR
ASSURANCE TO YOU THAT THE GWEN SERVICE WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR
PERFORM IN ACCORDANCE WITH ANY PARTICULAR STANDARD, LEVEL OR
METRIC. YOU ALSO EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE GWEN
SERVICE RELIES UPON THIRD-PARTY SOFTWARE FOR CERTAIN FUNCTIONS,
INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE ENCODING AND APPLICATION OF
SECURITY AND DIGITAL RIGHTS MANAGEMENT FUNCTIONALITY AND
PROTECTIONS, IF AVAILABLE. GWEN MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR
WARRANTY TO YOU THAT SUCH SOFTWARE WILL BE ERROR FREE,
ACCOMPLISH THE SPECIFIED INTENT OR PERFORM IN ACCORDANCE WITH
ANY PARTICULAR STANDARD, LEVEL OR METRIC, AND GWEN SHALL NOT BE
LIABLE FOR ANY FAILURE THEREOF TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY. YOU ALSO
ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT TECHNOLOGY MAY EXIST OR BE
DEVELOPED TO COPY, DOWNLOAD OR OTHERWISE ACQUIRE YOUR VIDEO
CONTENT WITHOUT YOUR AND/OR GWEN’S AUTHORIZATION AND/OR
KNOWLEDGE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, VIDEO CONTENT DELIVERED
THROUGH STREAMING TECHNOLOGY. FURTHER, GWEN DOES NOT ENDORSE,
GUARANTEE OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE
ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY ANY THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE GWEN
SERVICE OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEBSITE OR INCLUDED IN ANY BANNER OR
OTHER ADVERTISING, AND GWEN WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY
RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND ANY
THIRD PARTY WITH RESPECT THERETO.

IN NO EVENT SHALL GWEN OR ITS AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, PARTNERS
OR LICENSORS OR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS,
EMPLOYEES AND/OR AGENTS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY

FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE OR OTHER
CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED
TO ANY LOST PROFITS OR REVENUE, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF
PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA ON YOUR INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM
OR OTHERWISE) ARISING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM YOUR USE OF
THE GWEN SERVICE, THE VIDEO CONTENT, THE PERFORMANCE UNDER
OR FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE OF ANY PROVISION OF THESE TERMS AND
CONDITIONS, AND/OR ANY CONTENT, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES DISTRIBUTED
ON OR PROVIDED THROUGH THE GWEN SERVICE (INCLUDING BUT NOT
LIMITED TO, GWEN CONTENT AND GWEN MARKS), WHETHER AS A RESULT OF
ERRORS, OMISSIONS, LOSS OF DATA, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, INTERRUPTIONS
OR DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, OR ANY OTHER CAUSE,
WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL
THEORY, EVEN IF GWEN OR ITS SUPPLIERS HAVE BEEN EXPRESSLY ADVISED
OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY
OF THE FOREGOING, GWEN ASSUMES NO LIABILITY FOR: ANY ERRORS,
MISTAKES OR INACCURACIES IN OR OF ANY CONTENT, INCLUDING ANY USER
MATERIAL OR VIDEO CONTENT; PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE,
OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE
OF THE GWEN SERVICES; ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE
GWEN SERVERS AND/OR ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL
INFORMATION STORED THEREIN; ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF
TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE GWEN WEBSITE; ANY VIRUSES, BUGS,
TROJAN HORSES, WORMS OR OTHER MALICIOUS CODE WHICH MAY BE
TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THE GWEN WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY,
AND/OR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF
THE USE OF THE GWEN SERVICE OR ANY CONTENT, INCLUDING ANY USER
MATERIAL OR VIDEO CONTENT, POSTED, EMAILED OR OTHERWISE MADE
AVAILABLE THROUGH THE GWEN SERVICE.

IN NO EVENT SHALL GWEN’S TOTAL LIABILTY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES,
LOSSES AND CAUSES OF ACTION WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING
BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE) OTHERWISE EXCEED THE GREATER OF
THE AMOUNT PAID FOR THE PRODUCT OR SERVICE IN QUESTION OR ONE
HUNDRED U.S. DOLLARS ($100). THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED
REMEDY.

SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN
WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR
INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, OUR LIABILITY IN

SUCH JURISDICTION SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED
BY LAW. 



6. Third-Party Links

Summary: GWEN disclaims all liability for links to third-party websites

The Site may contain links to third party websites. These links are provided as a
convenience to you. GWEN is not responsible for the content of such third party
websites or any other sites or any products or services that may be offered through
such third party websites. Inclusion of links to other sites should not be viewed as an
endorsement of the content of linked sites. You should be aware that different terms
and conditions (including privacy practices) might apply to your use of any linked sites.
GWEN is not responsible for any losses, damages or other liabilities incurred as a result
of your use of any linked sites.





7. Indemnity


Summary: You agree to indemnify GWEN for any liability caused by you.



You agree to indemnify and hold GWEN, its third-party vendors, affiliates, directors,
officers, employees and agents harmless from any and all claims and demands,
including, but not limited to reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third-party due
to or arising out of any disruption of the site, content, submitted, posted, or otherwise
provided by you to GWEN and/or its third party advertisers and any breach by you or
your affiliates, employees, agents and representatives of these Terms and Conditions
and/or applicable law.





8. 



Non-U.S. Users

Summary: Website is hosted in and subject to United States’ and may not be appropriate for
foreign jurisdictions.

GWEN makes no representation that materials in this website are appropriate or
available for use in other locations. If you access this website from outside the United
States, please understand that this website may contain references and/or links to

products and services that are not available or are prohibited in your country.

Any user who is a resident of a foreign country agrees that (i) they have voluntary
sought and established contact with GWEN, (ii) they will not use, transmit, disseminate
or upload any material, content, that would violate any applicable local, state or
national laws or regulations of the foreign member’s country of residence; (iii) under
no circumstance shall GWEN be deemed liable under any laws other than the United
States; (iv) his or her participation is governed by United States law and subject to the
arbitration and venue provisions stated herein; and (v) consent to having their data
processed in the United States.

Residents of Quebec/ Les Habitants de Québec:

The parties declare that they have required that these Terms of Use and all
documents related hereto, either present or future, be drawn up in the English
language only.

Les parties déclarent par les présentes qu’ils exigent que cette entente et tous les
documents y afférents, soit pour le présent ou l’avenir, soient rédigés en langue
anglaise seulement.





9.

Choice of Law & Miscellaneous






Summary: Agreement is subject to California law and jurisdiction.



This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without
reference to its conflict of laws principles a. You hereby consent to such exclusive
venue and jurisdiction of the state and federal courts of Los Angeles County,
California.

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between GWEN and You concerning
your use of the Website and supersedes all prior agreements. This Agreement may only
be modified by a written amendment signed by an authorized executive of GWEN. If
any part of this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, that part will be construed to
reflect the parties’ original intent, and the remaining portions will remain in full force and
effect. A waiver by either party of any term or condition of this Agreement or any breach
thereof, in any one instance, will not waive such term or condition or any subsequent
breach thereof.

By registering with GWEN, you consent to receive all communications, including
agreements, notices, legally required disclosures and other information relating to the
Website(s) or GWEN products electronically from GWEN. You agree that GWEN may
send you electronic notice by e-mail and/or by notice on the Web Website(s). You may
withdraw your consent to receive notices electronically by contacting [ADDRESS].

All notices to GWEN shall be given by postal mail or email (with a copy by postal mail)
to: GWEN Network, Attn: Legal Department, 8730 Sunset Blvd., #250. West Hollywood,
CA 90069

Notice for California Users. In accordance with California Civil Code Sec. 1789.3,
California resident users are entitled to know that they may file grievances and
complaints with California Department of Consumer Affairs, 400 R Street, Suite 1080,
Sacramento, CA 95814; or by phone at 916-445-1254 or 800-952-5210; or by email to
dca@dca.ca.gov.