Terms and Conditions

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) Website Terms and Conditions

The document sets the terms and conditions (the “Terms and Conditions”) for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (“CBCF” or “we” or “us”) website www.cbcfinc.org (the “Site” or “website”). We may occasionally change these Terms and Conditions by posting such changes on the Site. These Terms and Conditions govern your use of this Site and all applications, software, and services available on this Site. By using the Site, you accept and agree to these Terms and Conditions as applied to your access to and use of the website. Please read the following carefully. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, you should not visit or use the website.


You acknowledge that you have read and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including without limitation laws related to the U.S. export and re-export of data exported to or from the United States or the country in which you reside. You further agree to comply with all local laws, regulations, and rules regarding online conduct and acceptable content. You represent that you have the legal authority to accept these Terms and Conditions on behalf of yourself or any party you represent.


“Site” encompasses the CBCF’s website and all its content and policies, any modifications, updates, enhancements, revisions, new features, and/or the additions of any new web properties. The CBCF reserves the right to make changes to the Site at any time without prior notice.


The CBCF reserves the right to revise, supplement, update, delete and change these Terms and Conditions at any time at its sole discretion and without notice to you. All Terms and Conditions changes are effective immediately upon being posted. Your continued use of this Site after any changes to these Terms and Conditions will mean you accept those changes.


The CBCF’s privacy policy governs the use of information collected from or provided by you in connection with your use of the Site and is incorporated into these Terms and Conditions. For more information, see our full privacy policy for this Site. By using this Site, you agree to the terms of the CBCF privacy policy.


The Site, including all text, images appearing therein, and any and all intellectual property rights associated with this Site and its contents are the sole property of the CBCF. The content is protected by copyright and other laws in both the United States and other countries. Elements of the Site are also protected by trade dress, trade secret, unfair competition, and other laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part. All graphics, icons, and other items that appear on the Site are trademarks, service marks, trade dress, and/or copyrighted works (“Intellectual Property”) of the CBCF or of parties that have granted the CBCF the right and license to use such Intellectual property. This Intellectual Property may not be used, reproduced, or interfered with in any manner without the express written consent of the CBCF. Except as expressly provided herein, you may not use or reproduce the CBCF’s or any third party’s Intellectual Property. The information on the Site is intended to provide corporate, product, or service information only and may not be used for any other purposes.


This Site is only for non-commercial and personal use. In your use of the Site, you will not post on or transmit to the Site any defamatory, libelous, obscene, sexually explicit, profane, violent, discriminatory, infringing, threatening, bullying, abusing, harassing, impersonating, or unlawful materials or any materials that could constitute or encourage conduct that would violate the rights and privacy of any other person, or that would be considered a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability, common law or equitable claims. or otherwise violate any law.

In your use of the Site, you will not create, transmit, or procure the sending of any unwanted, unsolicited, “junk,” “chain,” “spam,” or other harassing content; you will not send any advertising or promotional material of any kind without our prior written consent

Any commercial distribution, publishing or exploitation of the Site, or of any content, code, data or materials on the Site, is strictly prohibited unless you have received the express prior permission of the CBCF or its authorized representative. You may not otherwise download, display, copy, reproduce, distribute, modify, perform, transfer, create derivative works from, sell or otherwise exploit any content, code, data or materials therein, except as otherwise provided in these Terms and Conditions. If you do so, you may violate copyright and other laws of the United States and other countries as well as applicable state laws and may be subject to liability for such unauthorized use. CBCF will enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including the seeking of criminal prosecution.


The proprietary logos, service marks, trademarks, slogans, and product designations found on this Site, include but are not limited to: The Congressional Black Caucus (CBCF) name and logo and content available through the website, which are registered and unregistered trademarks of ours and others and may not be used unless authorized by the trademark owner. By making these available on this Site, the CBCF does not confer upon you any of the CBCF’s or any third party’s intellectual property rights. No CBCF trademark may be used as a hyperlink without the CBCF’s prior written permission.


In the course of your use of the Site, you may be asked to provide certain personal information to us (“User Information”). Our information collection and use policies with respect to the privacy of such information are set forth in the Sites Privacy Policy. You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for the accuracy and content of your User Information. You may not post User Information that violates the “Website Use Restrictions” above.

You are responsible for any activity that occurs through your account on the Site, and you agree you will not sell, transfer, license, or assign your accounts or any account rights. You are responsible for keeping any passwords or access credentials secret and secure and for maintaining the safety of your internet connection.

You are solely responsible for your interaction with other users of the Site, whether online or offline. We reserve the right at our sole discretion, but have no obligation, to monitor or become involved in disputes between you and other users. Exercise common sense and your best judgment when interacting with others, including when you choose to submit or post content on the Site. Information you choose to publicly post on our website may be viewed or collected by third parties and used for any purpose, so please exercise caution with what you choose to post on the Site; CBCF cannot control what third parties do with information you choose to post publicly.


CBCF cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading through the Site will be free of infection by software viruses or other harmful computer codes, files or programs.


You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold the CBCF, its affiliates, and its and their directors, officers, employees and agents harmless from and against any and all claims, damages including attorneys’ fees, arising from or related to your use of this Site. CBCF reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you and you agree to cooperate with any such defense.


This Site may provide links to other third-party sites or resources. CBCF makes no representations or warranties whatsoever about any other website which you may access through this Site. CBCF has no control over such sites and resources, therefore you acknowledge and agree that CBCF is not responsibility of such external sites or resources and is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, materials on r available from such sites or resources. Links to third-party sites do not constitute an endorsement or sponsorship by us of such sites or the information, content, products, services, advertising, code or other materials presented thereon. Any reliance on a third-party site is done at your own risk and you assume all responsibility and consequences resulting for such reliance.


Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.SC. § 512(c)(2)(“DCMA)”, written notification of claimed copyright infringement must be submitted to the following agent for CBCF in accordance with the DCMA:  Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, 1720 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC, 20036, webmaster@cbcfinc.org.


CBCF or any of its directors, officers, employees or agents will not be liable to you or any third party for any damages of any kind arising out of or relating to the use or the inability to use this Site, its content or links. Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages so some of the above limitations may not apply to certain users. In no event shall CBCF, its directors, officers, employees or agents be liable for or in connection with any content posted, transmitted, exchanged or received by or on behalf of any user or the other person or through the Site. The information on this Site, including text, images and links and the information on any websites, whether affiliated or unaffiliated with CBCF, which you may visit through the Site, is provided “as is” by CBCF as a convenience to all users, without representation or warranty of any kind to your or any third party. Efforts by CBCF to modify the Site shall not be deemed a waiver of these limitations. If you are dissatisfied with the Site, your sole remedy is to discontinue using the Site.


The Terms and Conditions are entered into and granted in the District of Columbia and shall be governed by and interpreted pursuant to the laws of the District of Columbia, the law of another jurisdiction and excluding the DC Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act. You expressly agree that the exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute, arising out of or in connect with these Terms and Conditions shall be filed on in the federal or district court with competent jurisdiction located in Washington, DC. You consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction by such courts in any such action.


No waiver by CBCF of any term or condition set out in these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or of any other term or condition. Any failure by CBCF to assert a right or provision under these Terms and Condition shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

If any part of these Terms and Conditions is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.


These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and the CBCF and govern your use of the Site, superseding any prior agreements between you and the CBCF relating to your use of this Site.


At any time and at its sole discretion, the CBCF reserves the right to terminate, change, suspend, impose limits on or discontinue any aspect of the Site or the Site’s services and/or your use thereof.


Please report any violations of these Terms and Conditions to the CBCF at webmaster@cbcfinc.org.