Georgia Shift, Inc. is a Georgia nonprofit corporation 501(c)(3) public charity (“Georgia Shift”, “we” or “us”).
Information We Collect and How We Use It
In the course of using the Website for information, in order to receive updates, to sign up to partner with us, or to participate in any of our activities or events, users may submit contact and other information about a user and their interests in interaction with our Website or with us. We use this information to interact with our users via the Website, our informational updates, and through our events and activities. We may also aggregate non-personal information about how the Website is used. We use IP addresses (which are not linked to personal information of any individual user) to analyze trends, administer our website, track volume of usage, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use; this information helps us measure the number of visitors to various sections of this Website and to help make the Website more useful.
We do not sell names or other personal information about our users to mass marketers or any other entity. Because our work is often a collaborative effort, we do sometimes make our user information available to our partners and to members of the coalitions in which we work. We require our third party service providers that we share your information with in order to maintain our Website and to provide services necessary to run and improve our programs to comply with confidentiality requirements and to not sell your information.
Users participating in our events and activities may be photographed and recorded during such participation. We may use such users’ information, images, recordings, likenesses, and materials on the Website, in relation to our events and activities, and in reports and publications about our work, but we are under no obligation to do so or to provide any notice of such use or non use, and no compensation whatsoever will be provided for such use.
We reserve the right to use personal information to protect the security or integrity of our Website; to protect against a threat to personal safety or destruction of property; to protect against legal liability; or to cooperate with government officials or parties in litigation, or as otherwise required by law. We may also share personal information with our successors and assigns in accordance with law.
Privacy of Children
We are pleased when youth visit our Website to learn more about our work. However, we do not knowingly solicit data from children or knowingly reach out to children under the age of 14.
Links to Other Websites
Anti-Spam Policy and Your Opt-Out Rights
Commitment to Data Security
We take precautions to host and maintain a secure website and to safeguard data from unauthorized use. We also undertake a range of security practices, including measures to help restrict web access to or inappropriate use of sensitive data.
Your Consent and Questions
Use of Intellectual Property
We may provide information and resources relating to our programming, which may include articles, press releases, photographs, stories and case studies, reports, newsletters, video broadcasts, social media ready materials, and interviews with personnel, corporate and community partners, and volunteers (collectively, “Intellectual Property”). Unless otherwise expressly stated, all content provided on the Website is Intellectual Property that belongs to us or has been licensed to us for use on the Website.
Unless otherwise stated on our Website, you are permitted to download information from the Website for your own personal informational use. For any other use, you must obtain express written permission from us.
You may not use or duplicate any logos or trademarks that appear on the Website without express written permission from us.
To request permission for use of copyrighted material, trademarks, or logos, send an email via our Contact Us link on our Website.
Links to Other Websites
Links on the Website that lead to outside services and resources are provided for convenience only. We do not control the accuracy or availability of any of those outside services and resources. Any concerns regarding any such service or resource, or any link, should be directed to the particular service or resource.
GS Action, Inc. (“GS Action”) is a separate Georgia nonprofit corporation 501(c)(4) social welfare organization. Georgia Shift is strictly nonpartisan, and does not support or oppose any candidate or party. No actions of GS Action, nor any actions of any entity or individual associated with Georgia Shift or GS Action, any coalition partner of Georgia Shift or GS Action, or any participant in any of Georgia Shift’s or GS Action’s events or activities may be attributed in any way to Georgia Shift.
Third Party Content
We respect copyright and trademark laws. Third-party material may appear on our site, and those creators retain all rights to their works, except where noted.
No Guarantees, Not Legal Advice
Though we strive to keep the information available on the Website current and accurate, errors can occur. We provide the information on the Website with no representations or guarantees of accuracy, completeness, or timeliness. We will not be liable to you or any other person for any damages that result from the use or inability to use the Website, or as a result of any content, information, services, or resources made available through the Website. Any information provided about voting or voting related actions is also not legal advice and is subject to change due to changes in law or regulation of the local voting jurisdiction. Each user of our Website should consult competent counsel in the relevant jurisdiction if such user is in need of legal advice, and it is each user’s own responsibility to verify correct information about when and how to vote in the user’s local jurisdiction.
No Harmful Use
You agree that you will only use the Website or engage in our events or activities in compliance with all applicable laws and policies and terms laid out on our Website, the terms of our events or activities, or in other materials describing terms of partnering with us. You agree that you will not engage in, assist in, or allow any potentially harmful acts that are directed against the Website, or our events or activities including, without limitation: fraudulent use, emulation or faked use, malicious interference with functionality, allowing bots or automated services to use the Website or tools facilitating our events or activities in ways not intended, breach, probe or scan any portion of the Website or such tools, or any associated system, network or security controls, reverse engineering or otherwise attempting to derive the source code for any underlying Intellectual Property used on the Website.
About These Terms – General Provisions
This Website and any materials related to our events or activities are owned and operated by us from our offices in the District of Columbia. Your use of the Website or your engagement in our events or activities, and any related legal action, will be governed by the laws of the District of Columbia and the Federal Arbitration Act. If any controversy or claim between you and us arises out of your use of the Website or your engagement in our events or activities that cannot be resolved through direct discussions or mediation, the dispute shall be resolved by final and binding confidential arbitration before a single neutral arbitrator administered by the American Arbitration Association in accordance with its consumer arbitration rules or subsequent versions thereof (“AAA Rules,” available at www.adr.org) or, if the claims qualify, in small claims court. We each agree that the statute of limitations for asserting any claims arising out of use of the Website or your engagement in our events or activities shall be a period of one year from the event in question. We each agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of actions arising out of or connected with these terms or Website or your engagement in our events or activities shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class, consolidated, or representative action. If for any reason a claim proceeds in court rather than in arbitration, we each waive any right to a jury trial.