Community Guidelines

Please Do

Visit often. The blog will be updated frequently. Be sure to subscribe to stay on top of the latest happenings.

Share with others. This blog is a community of people, a collection of their stories and their interactions with the Village. Let us know what you think about our blog and share our stories with your friends!

 

Please Don’t

Be disrespectful. Personal attacks, obscenity, profanity, glaring inaccuracies or commercial promotion will not be tolerated.

Stray off topic. When posting your comment, contribute to the subject at hand. If you have a question about a related or unrelated topic, please email us at dream@gktw.org.

Seek or offer medical advice. Although the Village serves children with life-threatening illnesses and their families, we are not a clinical organization. We do not treat patients and are unable to provide medical counsel.

 

Comments

We welcome your comments. Please understand that this is a moderated blog. Blog comments will be reviewed prior to posting. As a result, there will be a delay in the posting of comments.  At our sole discretion, any comments that we feel do not follow our guidelines will not be posted, or may be deleted.

Terms and Conditions of Use

1. Terms

By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.

A service provider will not be liable for either money damages or injunctive relief for copyright infringement for materials stored or transmitted by a user or by providing links to an online location containing infringing material or activity if:

  • it does not have actual notice of the infringing activity or knowledge of circumstances from which infringing activity is apparent or, if it becomes aware of such, acts expeditiously to remove it;
  • it does not receive a financial benefit from the infringing activity;
  • upon notice of the infringing activity, it responds expeditiously to remove or disable the material; and
  • it has an agent designated to receive notifications whose name, address, phone number, and e-mail address are available on its website and registered with the U.S. Copyright Office. (17 U.S.C. §§ 512(a), (b), (c), and (d).)

2. Use License

  1. Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on Give Kids The World’s web site for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:
    1. modify or copy the materials;
    2. use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
    3. attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on Give Kids The World’s web site;
    4. remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
    5. transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server.
  2. This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Give Kids The World at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.
  3. The materials on Give Kids The World’s web site are provided “as is”. Give Kids The World makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, Give Kids The World does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

3. Disclaimer

  1. The materials on Give Kids The World’s web site are provided “as is”. Give Kids The World makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, Give Kids The World does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.
  2. The trademarks referenced herein are the properties of their respective owners, and GKTW is not affiliated with and/or sponsored by these owners unless stated otherwise above

4. Limitations

In no event shall Give Kids The World or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Give Kids The World’s Internet site, even if Give Kids The World or a Give Kids The World authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

5. Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on Give Kids The World’s web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Give Kids The World does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete or current. Give Kids The World may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. Give Kids The World does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

6. Links

Give Kids The World has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Give Kids The World of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user’s own risk.

7. Site Terms of Use Modifications

Give Kids The World may revise these terms of use for its web site at any time without notice. By using this web site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

8. Governing Law

Any claim relating to Give Kids The World’s web site shall be governed by the laws of the State of Florida without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

 

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy.

      • Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.
      • We will collect and use of personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.
      • We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.
      • We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.
      • Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete and up-to-date.
      • We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
      • We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.

We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.