Questions concerning the use of the Site and its services should be directed to or via any of the methods contained on the Reach Out page.
3. Intellectual Property Rights.
All text, graphics, design, tools, and programming on the Site ("Content") is the sole property of SHE or their respective owners and is protected by copyright law, trademark law, and international treaties. SHE authorizes you to view and download a single copy of the Content on the Site solely for your personal, noncommercial use. You may not reproduce, modify, display, sell, or distribute the Content, or use it in any other way for public or commercial purposes, except as specifically provided herein. The foregoing limitations include, but are not limited to, copying or adapting the HTML code used to generate web pages on the Site, as well as any graphics.
4. Acceptable Use of the Site.
infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, or other right of any other person or entity or violates any law or contractual duty;
you know is false, misleading, untruthful, or inaccurate;
is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another's privacy, tortious, or obscene;
constitutes unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, junk, or bulk e-mail ("spamming");
involves commercial activities (whether or not for profit) and/or sales without SHE’s prior written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, or pyramid schemes;
contains software viruses or any other malware, computer codes, files, worms, or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, disable, 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, password, or other information of SHE or any third party;
impersonates any person or entity, including but not limited to any employee or representative of SHE;
includes anyone's identification documents or sensitive financial information; or
violates SHE's posted privacy, website, or other policies.
You shall not (directly or indirectly):
interfere with the proper operation of the Site including, but not limited to, by attacking, hacking into, or otherwise attempting to penetrate any non-publicly accessible elements of the Site, through the use of bots, trojan horses, viruses, DNS attacks, or other technology which is designed or intended to interfere with the proper operation of the Site or the use of the website by any users;
alter or modify the Content or remove our copyright or trademark notice or other legends;
use manual or automated software, devices, or other processes to "crawl" or "spider" any page of the Site;
harvest or scrape any Content from the Site; or
attempt to interfere with service to any users of the Site, host, or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to the Site, overloading, "flooding", "mailbombing," or "crashing".
5. Monitoring of Information.
SHE does not assume any obligation to review the accuracy, completeness, truthfulness, or content of any information submitted to the Site, except where expressly indicated. You are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information posted through your independent investigation. While under no obligation to do so, SHE may in its discretion review information submitted to the Site for any purpose whatsoever and it reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject any information submitted to the Site for any reason whatsoever. SHE reserves the right to suspend your use of the Site for any reason at any time, in its sole discretion.
6. Rights to Information and User Submissions.
For clarity, the foregoing license grant to SHE does not affect your other ownership or license rights in your user submission(s), including the right to grant additional licenses to the material in your user submission(s), unless otherwise agreed in writing with SHE. You represent and warrant that you have all rights to grant such licenses without infringement or violation of any third-party rights, including without limitation, any privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights, or any other intellectual property or proprietary rights.
If you believe your works have been infringed by any user submissions or other material on the Site, please contact us to notify us of such suspected infringement via any of the methods outlined in paragraph 2, above.
7. Passwords and Log-in information.
To help protect the security of the Site and your information, you should follow security best practices such as protecting your user name and password. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your information and password, and you are responsible for all uses of your account and registration, whether or not authorized by you. Do not share your password or user name with any other person. In the event you become aware of misuse or unauthorized use of your user name or password, it is your obligation to notify SHE. SHE shall have no responsibility for lost or misused usernames or passwords or for unauthorized access to them.
Support services may be available to you via the Site or other communications. Based on information You may provide to us, we may provide you suggestions and feedback regarding your use of the Site and/or your application for SHE Certification. As a reminder, the final review of applicant’s project documentation will be performed by SHE’s staff, and achievement of SHE Certification is not guaranteed.
9. Termination of Access to Site.
10. Disclaimer of Warranties, Indemnification and Limitations of Liability.
Your agreement to the following disclaimers and limitations are a material inducement to SHE to permit you to access the Site. Your use of the Site, and the obligations and liabilities of SHE in respect of your use of the Site, is expressly limited as follows:
Conduct of users.
SHE assumes no responsibility for the activities or conduct of users of SHE Online.
Third Party Information or Site.
Accuracy of Information.
SHE makes no representations or warranties regarding the truthfulness, accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or reliability of any information submitted by users of the Site, or of any other form of communication engaged in or information exchanged by users of the Site. Information on the Site may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. You acknowledge that any reliance on information submitted by users or on any other form of communication with users will be at your own risk.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES.
THE SITE AND CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE ON THE SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION OF ANY KIND. SHE DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES WHATSOEVER AS TO THE SITE OR CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE ON THE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES’ RIGHTS, LOSS OF DATA, FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AVAILABILITY, SECURITY, ACCURACY, FREEDOM FROM VIRUSES OR MALWARE, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, FUNCTIONALITY, RELIABILITY, SEQUENCING, OR SPEED OF DELIVERY.
SHE’S ACTIVITIES, THE SHE CERTIFICATION MARKS (AND ALL VERSIONS THEREOF), AND SHE’S APPLICATION PROCESSES, ARE NOT INTENDED IN ANY WAY TO GUARANTEE, CERTIFY, WARRANT, OR IMPLY THAT YOUR PROJECT OR COMPANY IS IN COMPLIANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAWS, REGULATIONS, OR CODES. FURTHER, SHE’S ACTIVITIES, THE SHE CERTIFICATION MARKS (AND ALL VERSIONS THEREOF), AND SHE’S APPLICATION PROCESSES ARE INTENDED TO EDUCATE CONSUMERS AND ASSIST COMPANIES IN THEIR EFFORTS TO FOSTER EQUITABLE WORKPLACES, AND NOTHING ON THE SITE OR CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE ON THE SITE SHOULD BE CONSIDERED, OR USED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR, LEGAL ADVICE. SHE’S ACTIVITIES, THE SHE CERTIFICATION MARKS (AND ALL VERSIONS THEREOF), AND SHE’S APPLICATION PROCESSES DO NOT CONSTITUTE THE PRACTICE OF LAW OR THE PROVISION OF ANY PROFESSIONAL LEGAL SERVICES. SHE DOES NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO THE VALIDITY OR STRENGTH OF ANY OF THE MARKS OR ANY OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY THAT SHE OWNS OR USES. SHE DOES NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY THAT IT WILL CONTINUE THE PARTICULAR PROGRAMS REFERENCED ON THE SITE AND MAY DISCONTINUE ANY SUCH PROGRAM OR SUBSET THEREOF AT ANY TIME.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.
IN NO EVENT SHALL SHE OR ITS AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND DUE TO YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF GOODWILL, PERSONAL OR PROPERTY DAMAGE), WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT SHE IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
These Terms & Conditions were last updated as of April 10, 2020.