The Center Project (“The Center Project” or “we” or “us” or “our”) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a charitable mission to create an annual celebration of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, pansexual, asexual, and ally community in Mid-Missouri. This family-friendly event includes live entertainment, food, vendors, information on community organizations, a family area and more!
These Website Terms govern: (i) your use of the Website; (ii) your provision of information, however posted, uploaded, and/or submitted in connection with using the Website (“User Content”); and (iii) your use of information obtained through the Website, including information, software, artwork, text, video, audio, pictures, content, trademarks, service marks, any and all copyrightable material (including source and object code), and any other content and intellectual property owned by The Center Project and made available to you through the Website (collectively, “The The Center Project Content”).
Description of Services
The information and The Center Project Content included in the Website are for informational purposes only and are subject to change at any time without notice. By accessing or linking to the Website, you assume the risk that the information on the Website may be incomplete, inaccurate, out of date, or may not meet your needs and requirements. You agree that the Website and The Center Project Content may be changed, updated, or removed at any time without notice and without liability. You further agree that we will not be liable to you or any third party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of The Center Project Content or interruption in access to the Website.
This Website and all of its contents, including The Center Project Content, are owned by or licensed to The Center Project or other authorized third parties and are protected from unauthorized use, copying, and dissemination by copyright, trademark, publicity, and other laws and by international treaties. Unless we expressly say otherwise, you may access the materials located within the Website only for your personal, non-commercial use, and you may download and use our educational, advocacy-related, and other documents and materials for those purposes, but you must:
- Not sell these materials (including printed copies of them);
- Not mass-produce copies of them;
- Not make them available on other websites or other online platforms, whether owned by you or otherwise, except through a link to our Website;
- Properly attribute them to The Center Project (and not edit or alter them when doing so); and
- Not change or delete any attribution, trademark, legend, or copyright notice.
When you download copyrighted material, you do not obtain any ownership rights to that material. The Center Project and our licensors retain all rights with respect to the Website and The Center Project Content, except those rights expressly granted to you in these Website Terms.
Except as expressly set forth in these Terms, you may not (i) access, view, modify, or otherwise use any portion of our Website not made expressly accessible to you, or (ii) modify, copy, publish, display, transmit, distribute, adapt, use, or in any way exploit the Website or The Center Project Content without our prior express written consent. In any event, you agree not to use the Website or The Center Project Content for any unlawful purposes and not to violate The Center Project’s rights or the rights of others.
To request authorization to use the materials contained on this Website for any other purpose (such as if you are interested in using our materials in relation to your business or organization, or on a mass scale), please contact us in writing at Webmaster@thecenterproject.org.
Unless stated otherwise, all the people shown in the photographs on the Website are models. Their photos were chosen based solely for aesthetic reasons; other than that, they have no connection to The Center Project or any of the topics discussed on the Website.
You agree that you will be solely responsible for your User Content. You also warrant and represent that:
- your User Content does not and will not infringe any copyright or any other third-party rights, nor violate any applicable law or regulation; and
- you have the right to and, in fact, do grant to The Center Project any and all necessary rights and licenses, including all necessary copyright and other related rights to the User Content, and the right to hyperlink to any web page links you provide, free and clear of any encumbrances, without violating the rights of any person or entity, including any right to privacy or publicity.
You further agree that while using the Website, you will not engage in any of the following “Conduct Violations”: (i) post any content which is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, offensive, obscene, or otherwise objectionable in any way; (ii) engage in fraudulent misrepresentations; (iii) post any content which violates the intellectual property rights of another; (iv) engage in any activity that disrupts the Website or The Center Project Content in any way; or (v) otherwise violate any state or federal law.
Children Under 13 Years Old
General Legal Terms
We may use artificial intelligence, machine learning, and natural language processing (“AI”) in connection with our operation of website. For instance, we may use AI as part of the sponsor process in order to determine the appropriate person to put you in contact with. We may also use AI for analysis during and after conversations in Sponsor engagement, such as for detecting conversation themes. While we will only use AI that we believe functions well, and we apply high ethical and anti-bias standards in our use of AI, we cannot control or predict the outcome of AI in any particular case. Neither The Center Project nor any of our employees, volunteers, or agents will be or is responsible for any outcomes of AI.
You understand and acknowledge that the TheCenterProject.org may not be, and some are not, fully compatible with certain mobile devices, and you may experience technical issues with smartphones, tablets, and other devices.
Privacy and Security
We are committed to protecting the privacy and security of your Personal Information.
We are committed to maintaining your confidence and trust, and we take security measures to protect your information. However, no transmission or electronic storage of information is guaranteed to be secure. We therefore urge you to always use caution when transmitting information over the internet. Despite all of The Center Project’s security procedures, the internet is not a perfectly secure environment, and The Center Project cannot guarantee protection from intruders or interceptors. You agree that your use of, and any submission of information to, Crisis Services is at your own risk. You further agree that The Center Project has no liability regarding unauthorized access to Crisis Services.
Protecting Your Own Information. Always be careful and responsible regarding your own personally identifiable information. We are not responsible for, and cannot control, what others not affiliated with The Center Project do with information you provide to them. You may also choose to delete The Center Project conversations from your device, clear us from your history, and not save our number in your contact list to try to ensure that your relationship to The Center Project remains private.
Monitoring. Calls, chats, and texts to The Center Project’s Services may be monitored for training and quality assurance purposes.
General Legal Terms
As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, The Center Project relies on the generosity of donors to organize this annual celebration.
A donor (you) may make Donations to The Center Project through the Website (including donation links), other electronic transfers, by mail, over the phone with our representatives, at an event, or otherwise in person, and in doing so, you hereby agree that those Donations and any information shared in connection therewith are governed by these terms (these “Donor Terms”) and the terms of any third-party provider collecting the Donation and the related information on behalf of The Center Project. We reserve the right to modify these terms at any time without notice to you. If you make a Donation to The Center Project after the modified Donor Terms have been posted, your Donation acts as your acceptance of the modified Donor Terms.
Donations (sales/purchases/services) are non-refundable. All products or services, are considered gifts for your donation level. The Center Project does not sell products or services. The Center Project does not do exchanges, “store” credit or any other procedure that results in refunding a donation. Donations are automatically applied to our operating budget and goes toward facilitating our mission. Products may have manufacturers warranty and following manufacturers procedures so remedy any issues are solely your responsibility.
General Legal Terms
General Legal Terms
The following “General Legal Terms” apply to your use of the Website, and any Donations you may make to The Center Project, and are incorporated by this reference into the Website Terms, and Donor Terms.
The Center Project’s Crisis Services are not intended for anyone in need of immediate medical services or in the case of a life-threatening emergency. IF YOU BELIEVE YOU ARE EXPERIENCING A MEDICAL EMERGENCY, CALL YOUR DOCTOR OR 911 IMMEDIATELY, OR VISIT THE NEAREST HOSPITAL EMERGENCY ROOM.
We may use AI (artificial intelligence, machine learning, and natural language processing) in connection with our operations, including as described above relating to our Crisis Services. While we will only use AI that we believe functions well, we cannot control or predict the outcome of AI in any particular case. Neither The Center Project nor any of our employees, volunteers, or agents will be or is responsible for any outcomes of AI.
Third-Party Links and Referrals
Feedback and Suggestions
For clarity, The Center Project will have unlimited right to use, without attribution and without paying you any fees or compensation, any feedback or suggestions you provide to us, including about our Website, and other activities.
Suspension and Termination Rights
We reserve the right to terminate your access to the Website if you violate these Terms, including the Conduct Violations (as defined in the Website Terms) and the Rules of Use In addition, we may unilaterally terminate or adjust your access to the Website or The Center Project Content, for any or no reason, in our sole discretion. Upon termination of your access to the Website or The Center Project Content, or upon demand by us, you must destroy all materials obtained from the Website and all The Center Project Content, along with all related documentation and all related copies and installations thereof.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless The Center Project and our officers, directors, employees, volunteers, representatives, and related parties from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including attorney’s fees) arising from: (i) any breach by you of any of these Terms, (ii) your content and materials, (iii) your use of materials or features available on the Website (except to the extent a claim is based upon infringement of a third party right by materials created by us), (iv) a violation by you of applicable law or any agreement or terms with a third party to which you are subject, (v) any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on the Website, The Center Project Content, or (vi) any other act or omission by you or a third party pertaining to your experiences with or information provided through the Website by a third party.
Limitation of Liability
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT, OR NEGLIGENCE, WILL THE CENTER PROJECTOR ANY OF ITS EMPLOYEES, VOLUNTEERS, REPRESENTATIVES, OR AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOST DATA) THAT RESULT FROM, ARISE OUT OF, OR RELATE TO YOUR USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE MATERIALS ON THE WEBSITE, THE THE CENTER PROJECTCONTENT, THE WEBSITE, CRISIS SERVICES, AND ANY OTHER SERVICES OR MATERIALS PROVIDED BY THE CENTER PROJECT HEREUNDER, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOST DATA), SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Disclaimer of Warranty
YOU AGREE THAT THE CENTER PROJECT PROVIDES THE WEBSITE, THE CENTER PROJECT CONTENT “AS-IS,” “WITH ALL FAULTS,” AND “AS AVAILABLE” AND SOLELY AT OUR DISCRETION. THE CENTER PROJECT EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL (I) WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT; (II) ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR THE ACCURACY, CONTENT, COMPLETENESS, OR LEGALITY OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE; AND (III) ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR HARM RESULTING FROM DOWNLOADING OR ACCESSING INFORMATION THROUGH THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING HARM CAUSED BY VIRUSES OR SIMILAR DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THE WEBSITE, THE CENTER PROJECT CONTENT IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.
THE CENTER PROJECT MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE WEBSITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS, WILL BE SECURE OR RELIABLE, WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, CONFIDENTIAL, OR ERROR-FREE. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT THE WEBSITE, SERVER, OR ANY DEVICE THAT MAKES THE WEBSITE AVAILABLE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT YOU WILL OBTAIN SPECIFIC RESULTS FROM YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR CRISIS SERVICES OR YOUR USE OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM THE WEBSITE THE QUALITY OF ANY INFORMATION YOU ACCESS ON THE WEBSITE OR THROUGH THE CRISIS SERVICES. WHEN YOU USE THE WEBSITE, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK. ANY INFORMATION THAT YOU ACCESS OR DOWNLOAD FROM THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK, AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OR CORRUPTION OF DATA THAT RESULTS. THE CENTER PROJECT WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE OR CRISIS SERVICES OR FROM RELIANCE ON ANY INFORMATION RECEIVED FROM THE WEBSITE.
IN ADDITION, WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO INTERRUPT, DISCONTINUE, OR DISABLE ACCESS TO ANY OR ALL OF THE WEBSITE AND CRISIS SERVICES OR TO CHANGE ANY OR ALL OF THE WEBSITE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE. WE DO NOT ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR REQUIREMENT TO UPDATE THE WEBSITE OR CORRECT ANY DEFECTS.
APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
“The Center Project” service mark and all trademarks and logos related to The Center Project services are trademarks or registered trademarks of The Center Project. You may not copy, imitate, modify, or use them without The Center Project’s prior written consent.
If you are a brand interested in licensing our name or marks, or otherwise partnering with us, please contact email@example.com.
All right, title, and interest in and to the Website, any The Center Project Content, the technology related to The Center Project’s services, and any and all technology and any content created or derived from any of the foregoing is the exclusive property of The Center Project and its licensors.
The Center Project affords equal respect to the trademarks and other intellectual property rights of others. Therefore, if you believe that your intellectual property rights are being infringed in any way on the Website, pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (hereinafter the “DMCA”) please notify The Center Project’s copyright agent at the following address:
c/o The Center Project
P.O. Box 521
Columbia, MO 65205
A proper DMCA notification should contain the following items:
- a physical electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
- identification of the work claimed to have been infringed, or a representative list;
- identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing that is reasonably sufficient to permit The Center Project to locate the material;
- information reasonably sufficient to allow The Center Project to contact you, including a name, address, telephone number, and email address;
- a statement that you have a good faith belief that the use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the rights owner, agent, or the law; and
- a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the rights owner.
It is a violation of federal law to knowingly materially misrepresent that material is infringing.
Waiver and Severability
The failure of The Center Project to assert a right under these Terms or insist on compliance with any term or condition of these Terms will not constitute a waiver of that right or excuse a similar subsequent failure to perform any such term or condition by you. The provisions of these Terms are severable, and in the event that any provisions of these Terms is determined to be invalid or unenforceable under any controlling body of the law, the invalidity or unenforceability will not in any way affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions in these Terms.
The Center Project may assign or transfer these Terms, in whole or in part, in connection with a sale or transfer of all or substantially all of its business, a divestiture, merger or to an affiliate.
The Center Project will not be liable by reason of any failure or delay in the performance of its obligations on account of any cause which is beyond the reasonable control of The Center Project, including strikes, shortages, failure of suppliers, riots, insurrection, fires, floods, storms, earthquakes, other natural disasters, war, governmental action, pandemic, epidemic, or labor conditions.
These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the substantive laws of the State of Missouri, excluding any conflict of law principles. All disputes arising under, out of, or in any way connected with these Terms will be litigated exclusively in the state and federal courts located in Columbia, Missouri. In any such action, you agree to submit to the subject matter jurisdiction of those courts, and waive any objections based on lack of personal jurisdiction, inconvenient forum, or improper venue relating to those courts.
If you have any questions about these Terms, the Website, or your dealings with The Center Project, please contact us at:
The Center Project
The Center Project
P.O. Box 521
Columbia, MO 65205
These Terms will be effective for all users as of July 15, 2022