Terms of Use

THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH BELOW (THE "TERMS") GOVERN YOUR USE OF THIS SITE ON THE WORLD WIDE WEB (COLLECTIVELY KNOWN AS THE "SITE") OF Spread the Care ("Spread the Care" - www.SpreadTheCare.org) AND ARE LEGALLY BINDING ON YOU. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS, DO NOT ACCESS OR OTHERWISE USE THIS SITE OR ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE SITE. YOUR USE OF THE SITE SHALL BE DEEMED TO BE YOUR AGREEMENT TO ABIDE BY EACH OF THE TERMS SET FORTH BELOW.

General Use Restrictions

All information, documents, products, data, and services provided on this Site, including graphics and images (the "Materials") are provided to you by Spread the Care. Spread the Care grants you the limited right to display the Materials only on your personal computer, and to copy and download the Materials displayed on this Site, provided that: (1) both the Spread the Care copyright notice (set forth below) and this permission notice appear in the Materials so displayed, copied or downloaded, (2) such display, copy or download is solely for your personal or internal informational use (that is, not distributed or otherwise transmitted outside of your home or company, or otherwise broadcast in any media). You acknowledge and agree that you have no right to modify, edit, alter or enhance any of the Materials in any manner. This limited license terminates automatically, without notice to you, if you breach any of these Terms. Upon termination of this limited license, you agree to immediately destroy any downloaded and printed Materials.

Except as stated herein, you acknowledge that you have no right, title or interest in or to the Materials on any legal basis, without the advance written authorization of Spread the Care.

Usage by Children


In accordance with the Federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), you must be 13 years or older to use the Spread the Care site. By creating a cause or making a donation, you represent and warrant that you are 13 or older.

Third Party Content

Certain information and content may be provided by third parties to Spread the Care ("Third Party Content"). The Third Party Content is, in each case, the copyrighted work of the creator/licensor, and may be subject to terms of use and/or privacy policies of such third parties. Please contact the appropriate third party for further information regarding such terms. Spread the Care reserves the right to modify or discontinue this Site and its services or delete the Materials provided herein, whether temporarily or permanently, at any time and without notice and any liability to you. Spread the Care shall have no responsibility or liability for the timeliness, deletion, failure to store, inaccuracy, or improper delivery of any data or information.

THIS SITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN "AS-IS" BASIS. Spread the Care DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO CONTENT PROVIDED BY THIRD PARTIES, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT.

Links to Third Party Sites

This Site may be linked to other sites on the World Wide Web or Internet which are not under the control of or maintained by Spread the Care. Such links do not constitute an endorsement by Spread the Care of those sites. You acknowledge that Spread the Care is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and further agree that Spread the Care is not responsible for the content of such sites. Your use of other sites is subject to the terms of use and privacy policies located on the linked sites.

Third Party Services

Goods and services of third parties may be advertised and/or made available on or through this Site. Representations made regarding products and services provided by third parties are governed by the policies and representations made by these third parties. Spread the Care shall not be liable for or responsible in any manner for any of your dealings or interaction with third parties.

Privacy Policy

Your use of the Site is governed by the Spread the Care Privacy Policy (the "Privacy Policy").

Spread the Care RESPECTS THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OF OTHERS, AND WE ASK OUR USERS TO DO THE SAME. IF YOU BELIEVE THAT YOUR WORK HAS BEEN COPIED ON THE SITE IN A WAY THAT CONSTITUTES COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT AND APPEARS ON OUR WEBSITE, PLEASE PROVIDE Spread the Care's COPYRIGHT AGENT THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:

  • an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
  • a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
  • a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the site;
  • your address, telephone number, and email address;
  • a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
  • a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf. Spread the Care's Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on its site is info@spreadthecare.org.

Disclaimer of Warranty

You acknowledge and agree that this Site may include certain errors, omissions, outdated information which may affect the quality of the Materials and the Third Party Content. You acknowledge that neither the Materials nor the Third Party Content have been independently verified or authenticated in whole or in part by Spread the Care, and agree that Spread the Care does not warrant the accuracy or timeliness of the Materials or the Third Party Content, and further agree that Spread the Care has no liability for any errors or omissions in the Materials and the Third Party Content, whether provided by Spread the Care or its licensors.

Spread the Care, FOR ITSELF, ITS PARENTS AND AFFILIATES AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE LICENSORS (HEREINAFTER THE "Spread the Care AFFILIATES"), MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, OR GUARANTEES AS TO THE QUALITY, SUITABILITY, TRUTH, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIAL CONTAINED ON THE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE MATERIALS, THE THIRD PARTY CONTENT AND THE SUBMISSIONS OF OTHER VISITORS TO THE SITE. UNLESS OTHERWISE EXPLICITLY STATED, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE SITE AND ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIAL CONTAINED ON THE SITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN "AS IS" AND "WHERE-IS" BASIS, AND IS FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY. ALL CONDITIONS, REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED.

Limitation of Liability

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE Spread the Care AFFILIATES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR A THIRD PARTY CLAIMING THROUGH YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES SUFFERED AS A RESULT OF YOUR DISPLAYING, COPYING, OR DOWNLOADING ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIAL CONTAINED ON THE SITE OR IN RELATION TO YOUR SUBMISSIONS. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE Spread the Care AFFILIATES BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, EXTRAORDINARY, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOSS OF DATA, REVENUE, PROFITS, USE OR OTHER ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE) HOWEVER ARISING, WHETHER FOR BREACH OR IN TORT, EVEN IF LIGHT READING HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

Additional Rights

Certain jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or limitation of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the exclusions set forth above may not apply to you.

Local Laws

Spread the Care controls and operates this Site from its headquarters in the United States of America and makes no representation that the Materials are appropriate or will be available for use in other locations. If you use this Site from outside the United States of America, you are entirely responsible for compliance with applicable local laws, including but not limited to the export and import regulations of other countries in relation to the Materials and the Third Party Content.

Unless otherwise explicitly stated, all marketing or promotional materials found on this Site are solely directed to individuals, companies or other entities located in the United States.

You agree that Spread the Care can revise these Terms at any time without notice by updating this posting. You agree that your continued use of the Site after such modifications have been made constitutes your acceptance of such revised Terms.

Any action related to these Terms will be governed by Iowa law and controlling U.S. federal law, without regard to the choice or conflicts of law provisions of any jurisdiction. You agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts located in the State of Iowa, for the resolution of all disputes arising from or related to these Terms and/or your use of the Site.

If any provision of these Terms is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be contrary to law, then such provision(s) shall be construed, as nearly as possible, to reflect the intentions of the parties, with all other provisions remaining in full force and effect. The failure of Spread the Care to enforce any right or provision in these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by Spread the Care in writing. The Terms comprises the entire agreement between you and Spread the Care and supersede all prior or contemporaneous negotiations, discussions or agreements, if any, between the parties regarding the subject matter contained herein.



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