Terms and Conditions

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Terms of Use

Our website and all of its components are intended to provide information to further the field of affordable housing.

Enterprise encourages you to share Enterprise’s textual and infographic information, as well as our videos, freely, but please cite Enterprise as the source. Contact us for details.

Our logo and all related marks, of course, may not be used or reproduced without our express permission. Contact us for permission.


The full legal version

BY VISITING THIS WEBSITE (“SITE”) AND USING OUR SERVICES, INFORMATION AND DATA, YOU SIGNIFY YOUR CONSENT TO THE TERMS OF USE (“TOU”).

Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. (“Enterprise”) is a national organization that provides expertise for affordable housing and sustainable communities. Our subsidiaries, affiliates, and supporting organizations offer a variety of services related to the affordable housing and community development industries, including equity and debt financing and development services. Throughout this TOU, Enterprise, its subsidiaries, affiliates and supporting organizations may be referred to as “we”, “us”, and “our”.

Use of Enterprise Websites

You agree that your use of this Site and subdomains will be governed by this TOU. The purpose of this Site is to provide a platform for you to participate in the Housing Affordability Breakthrough Challenge’s competitive application process to receive a grant and technical assistance to further your scalable housing affordability solutions. Enterprise owns the copyright of this Site and the materials on this Site, except (1) the content owned by Wells Fargo and other third parties (“Third Party Content”), which is licensed to Enterprise by such Third Party Content provider, and (2) other content that Enterprise reasonably determines as available materials for use on this Site. Unless expressly provided in this TOU, you should not construe the Site as granting, by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use any copyrighted content on the sites without the written permission of Enterprise or any Third Party Content provider that may own copyrighted content on the site.

Enterprise will license its textual, and *infographic content under the terms of CC BY-ND 4.0, so long as you (1) submit a notice as outlined in the Website Content Usage Notification section of the Privacy Policy, at least 10 business days before your actual use of such desired content; and (2) covenant that you will not use the content in any way that is not disclosed in this notice. You may not gain profits from merely reproducing, redistributing, repackaging, or recompiling such materials, or from reproducing, redistributing, repackaging, or recompiling such materials as part of your product or service.

*“Infographic” content means two-dimensional geometric graphics and diagrams that convey symbolic representation of information, statistics, and data; it does not include aesthetic or realistic drawings or pictures, or any other kind of pictorial or photographic material.

Notwithstanding what the terms under CC BY-ND 4.0 and this TOU may state, Enterprise reserves the right to reject, at its sole discretion, the usage, or a part of the usage, which you have disclosed in the Content Usage Notice Form or which you have already put into use. If Enterprise does reject certain usage, upon receiving notice from Enterprise, you must stop the rejected usage immediately, and may not engage in such rejected usage in the future without Enterprise’s written consent.

For the avoidance of doubt, in no way may this TOU or CC BY-ND 4.0 be interpreted to allow you to change the substance of our content, modify it in any material way, or produce any kind of derivative work.

Notwithstanding what the terms under CC BY-ND 4.0 and this TOU may state, certain materials on the Site are not available under CC BY-ND 4.0 license.

These materials include, but are not limited to:

  1. Enterprise’s trademark and trade dress
  2. The source code of this Site 
  3. All data stored in Enterprise’s online portals and communities
  4. Software
  5. All drawn, graphic, pictorial, photographic, and diagrammatic content, except infographic content as defined above; and
  6. Services and other content identified as unavailable material by Enterprise

You will need to acquire written consent from Enterprise or the Third Party Content provider before using such abovementioned content; if you intend to use any of such content, or any content other than textual, and Infographic materials, please contact us. If you intend to use, in any manner, any other content, which is not specifically permitted under this TOU, you need to contact us for written consent before using the content.

Links to Web Pages and Websites

The Site contains links within our Site and to a third party website, SlideRoom. Links or any references to other pages and sites do not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or preference by us. You understand that when a link is provided, we do not control, endorse, approve, or certify the content or warrant the offerings of those addresses. Nor do we assume any responsibility or liability for the actions, products, services or content of all these and any other third parties. You understand if they use a link to a third-party website, they are no longer on our Site and subject to our policies. Any user of third party websites should carefully review those sites' privacy statements and other conditions of use.
Further, we, our employees, officers, trustees and agents and Third Party Content providers assume no responsibility for, and expressly disclaim any liability resulting from the use of any information obtained at any linked third party websites.

This includes, but is not limited to, any claims that may arise relating to:

  1. Content containing errors or omissions
  2. The accuracy or reasonableness of factual or scientific assumptions, studies or conclusions
  3. The potentially defamatory nature of any statements
  4. The implication of copyright and/or other intellectual property rights; and
  5. The violation of property, privacy and/or personal rights of others.

Intellectual Property Rights and Trademark Notice

We maintain all rights, title and interest in and to all our respective copyrights, Marks, domain names, software applications, trade secrets, and any other intellectual property and/or proprietary rights (collectively, "Intellectual Property Rights"). You will retain all right, title and interest in and to Your Information in the form provided to us. We may also access your account in order to respond to your support requests.  “Your Information” means any applications, data, content, code, video, images or other materials of any type that you upload, submit or otherwise transmit to or through our Service.

The rights granted to you to use this Site and any Services on this Site under the TOU do not convey any additional rights in the Services, or in any associated Intellectual Property Rights. Subject only to limited rights to access and use the Services as expressly permitted herein, all rights, title and interest in and to Services and other components of or used to provide Services, including all related Intellectual Property Rights, will belong exclusively to Enterprise.  

Enterprise® (reg. no. 3818398), the House and Rays logo (reg. no. 1666089), Enterprise® with House and Rays logo (reg. no. 3818402), Enterprise Green Communities® logo (reg. no. 3969322), Make Room® (reg. no. 4870534), and Make Room Let's Bring Opportunity Home® (reg. no. 4870535), and Opportunity360 Powered By Enterprise Community Partners™ (registration pending), Enterprise product names, service names, graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, and scripts and other trademarks, service marks or trade dress (together “Marks”) indicated on the Site are our marks.

All other trademarks or service marks not owned by us that appear on this Site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by us.

You may not use our Marks in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits or in connection with any product or service that is not authorized by us.

Disclaimer of Warranties Limitations of Liability and Indemnification

This Site in no way should be construed as rendering any legal, accounting or any other project-specific advice.
This Site is provided on an "as-is" and "as available" basis. We, our employees, officers, trustees, and agents and Third Party Content providers assume no responsibility for, and expressly disclaim any liability resulting from, the use of any material contained on this Site.

We make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, with respect to the operation of this Site or the information, content, materials, or products included on these sites. The use of this Site is at your sole risk. To the full extent permissible by applicable law, we disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. We do not warrant that this Site, its servers, or email sent from us are free of viruses or other harmful components. We will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of the Site, including, but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages.

You will indemnify and hold us harmless from and against any loss of data or profit, cost, liability or damages, including attorneys’ fees, for which we become liable arising from or relating to any claim relating to your use of the Services or Your Information, including but not limited to any claim brought by a third party alleging that Your Information, or your use of the Services in breach of these TOU, infringes or misappropriates the rights of a third party or violates applicable law.

Certain state laws do not allow limitations on implied warranties or the exclusion or limitation of certain damages. If these laws apply to you, some or all of the above disclaimers, exclusions, or limitations may not apply to you, and you might have additional rights.

Choice of Law; Forum Selection

This TOU and all the other applicable policies regarding the Site are governed by the laws of the State of Maryland, exclusive of its conflicts of law rules and federal law. You agree that any suit, action or proceeding instituted with respect to any actions resulting from the use of this Site will be brought in any state or federal court located in the State of Maryland and you consent to the personal jurisdiction of such courts. You irrevocably waive any objection to, and any right of immunity from, the jurisdiction of such courts or the execution of judgments resulting there from, on the grounds of venue or the convenience of the forum.

Severability

If any term in this TOU is held to be inconsistent with any present or future law, ruling, rule or regulation of any court or authority having jurisdiction over the subject matter of this TOU, such provision will be deemed to be rescinded or modified to the minimum extent necessary to comply with such law, ruling, rule or regulation, and the remainder of this TOU will not be affected thereby.

Modification

We reserve the right to modify the terms of this TOU at any time in its discretion. The terms of the TOU in effect at the time of your use will be the operative terms governing your use of this Site.

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