Empowering Small

WAEA Last updated November 23, 2020

World AgroEcology Alliance, a Washington DC nonprofit corporation (“WAEA”) maintains this website, the materials and content on the website, and certain other social media platforms to which the website links (collectively the “WAEA Online Presence”). The WAEA Online Presence provides a platform through which we share information about World AgroEcology Alliance’s charitable work, and through which we interact through multiple online medians. These Terms of Use (“Terms”) describe our understanding and agreement regarding your use of the WAEA Online Presence and are written in plain language. By using the WAEA Online Presence, you agree to the Terms and to our Privacy Policy that is accessible by way of the link at the bottom of this webpage. Please review the Terms carefully, and in their entirety. We update the Terms and Privacy Policy from time to time with the latest edition referenced, therefore, please check from time to time for updates of our Terms.

Usage and Conduct

“World AgroEcology Alliance”, the logo and seal with the hands holding the seed and circulated by Mother Earth, and the phrase “Empowering Small” (collectively the WAEA brand identity) are in process of filing for registered copywrites and trademarks and owned by World AgroEcology Alliance.  Once the provisional copywrites and trademarks are pending such Terms will be updated regarding the relevant and jurisdictional property laws and until the time such copyrights and trademarks are issued, it is deemed to be part of the WAEA brand identity. With regard to the WAEA Online Presence, you may not (1) imply that the World AgroEcology Alliance endorses your product without express written permission, (2) advertise or promote a business unless you have express written permission, (3) alter the brand identity or combine the brand identity with other elements, (4) use the brand identity on websites that include content or advertising for alcoholic beverages, tobacco, pornography, or firearms, or that include partisan or political material, (5) post, transmit, or promote illegal or inappropriate content, (6) harass, threaten, bully, or embarrass others, (7) engage in illegal, inappropriate, obscene, violent, intolerant, tasteless, denigrating, or similar conduct, (8) impersonate others, (9) attempt to obtain passwords or private information, or (10) link to the WAEA Online Presence, or associate the brand identity with a link, unless that link is active and brings the user directly to the WAEA Online Presence.

In addition, there are areas of the WAEA Online Presence, or accessible through the WAEA Online Presence, where you may post your own materials and content (collectively the “User Content”). You are solely responsible for User Content. You may not post User Content that (1) is false, unlawful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, suggestive, harassing, threatening, abusive, inflammatory, or fraudulent, (2) violates privacy or publicity rights, infringes upon intellectual property rights, or solicits, campaigns, or advertises, (3) contains viruses or other disruptive files, or (4) is otherwise objectionable in WAEA discretion. By posting User Content you grant World AgroEcology Alliance a permanent, non-exclusive, unrestricted, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, copy, reproduce, publicly display, distribute, modify, and create derivative works from, the User Content. You also grant World AgroEcology Alliance permission to remove or edit User Content that World AgroEcology Alliance finds objectionable in its discretion.

Digital Millennium Copyright Act

World AgroEcology Alliance is committed to complying with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”). You may not infringe upon the rights of others by or through the WAEA Online Presence, the brand identity or the intellectual property, once approved. If you feel any content on the WAEA Online Presence infringes, please contact us at info@worldagroecologyalliance.com with the Subject line “Infringement Concerns”, or mail to:

World AgroEcology Alliance
1725 I Street NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC  20006, United States

Please provide the following information: (1) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the infringed copyright interest; (2) a description of the infringed copyrighted work; (3) a description of where the infringing material is located on the WAEA Online Presence; (4) your address, telephone number, and email address; (5) 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; and (6) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information contained in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.

Warranties/Limits on Liability

World AgroEcology Alliance makes no warranties, express or implied, with regard to the WAEA Online Presence or brand identity. You agree to use the WAEA Online Presence and the brand identity “as is”, “as available”, at your own risk, and without any warranties. World AgroEcology Alliance specifically disclaims all warranties, including the implied warranty of merchantability, the implied warranty of fitness for a particular purpose, and any warranties regarding non-infringement, accuracy, or security. While World AgroEcology Alliance uses its best efforts, the WAEA Online Presence may not operate uninterrupted or error-free. World AgroEcology Alliance is not liable for any damages incurred as a result of your use of the WAEA Online Presence or brand identity, including direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, and punitive damages.

These Terms are governed by the laws of the District of Columbia, and the United States of America. The State and Federal courts in Washington D.C., United States of America shall have jurisdiction and venue with respect to all disputes arising in connection with these Terms. If you do not abide by these Terms, World AgroEcology Alliance will act. Repeated violations will result in termination of your access to the WAEA Online Presence and the brand identity.

Usage Agreement

World AgroEcology Alliance, a nonprofit corporation formed under the laws of the District of Columbia, United States of America (“WAEA”) is the owner of the WAEA Fundraising Materials (the “Materials”), which contain valuable information. How the Materials are used affects the World AgroEcology Alliance around the world and affects individual members of WAEA’s global network and youth alliance. Based in part upon these far-reaching implications, the World AgroEcology Alliance has developed this Usage Agreement (the “Agreement”), to which you agree.

License. Subject to the Restrictions described below, WAEA grants you a limited, restricted, temporary, non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to use and display the Materials for charitable, informational, demonstrational, and educational purposes only (the “License”).

Restrictions. The Materials are subject to the following restrictions (collectively the “Restrictions”):

(a) You agree that you are using the Material as a volunteer for WAEA;

(b) You agree to maintain high moral and ethical standards in using the Materials;

(c) The Materials may only be used for the benefit of WAEA;

(d) Any and all revenues/donations generated via the Materials must be disclosed to WAEA within one week or seven (7) days and remitted to WAEA within thirty (30) days with all proper and disclosed donor information;

(e) The Materials may not indicate or create an impression that World AgroEcology Alliance endorses, approves, sponsors or is affiliated with you or your products, goods, services, or website;

(f) Your use of the Materials may not indicate or create an impression that World AgroEcology Alliance will benefit from the sale of any good or service;

(g) The Materials may not be combined with any other graphic elements, nor may they be rewritten, altered or modified in any manner including size, language, proportion, font, design, arrangement, or color, nor may they be animated, morphed, or otherwise distorted in perspective or appearance;

(h) You will not transfer, assign, sell, reproduce, distribute, or otherwise exploit the Materials in any way; and

(i) The Materials may not appear with or near other materials that include content or advertising for alcoholic beverages, tobacco, pornography, partisan material, political material, or firearms.

Miscellaneous. World AgroEcology Alliance is providing the materials “as is”, and disclaims any and all warranties in connection with the materials. The validity, construction, interpretation, and administration of this Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the District of Columbia and the United States of America. World AgroEcology Alliance may terminate the License and/or this Agreement at any time. The courts in District of Columbia, shall have jurisdiction and venue with respect to all disputes arising in connection with this Agreement.

By downloading these Materials, you agree to the terms of this Agreement.

External Links

World AgroEcology Alliance provides external links for informational purposes only. Providing links to sites outside of the www.worldagroecologyalliance.com domain does not constitute an endorsement by World AgroEcology Alliance of any other products, services, or opinions by any other organization. World AgroEcology Alliance is not responsible for content found on other sites.