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2020 DNCC Website Terms of Use

Welcome to the 2020 DNCC Website! By accessing, browsing or using our website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following Terms of Use (the “Terms”) and all terms and conditions incorporated by reference.  Please review these Terms carefully before using the website and information provided by the 2020 Democratic National Convention and its affiliates (hereinafter, the “DNCC”).  IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, YOU SHOULD NOT USE OUR WEBSITES.

The DNCC may, without notice to you, at any time, amend these Terms and any other information contained on this website.  The latest Terms will be posted on our website, and you should review the Terms prior to using the website.  Your continued use of the website after any changes to these Terms are posted will be considered acceptance of those changes.


These Terms apply to the DNCC website located at and all DNCC owned and/or operated websites that are linked to by DNCC and its affiliates, including websites around the world and secure areas of the websites (the “DNCC Websites”).  These Terms also apply to any and all online resources, materials, download areas, tools and interactive venues provided on the DNCC Websites, including without limitation, blogs, community forums, chat rooms, discussion sites, knowledge centers, service offerings information (hereinafter, “Online Mediums”), both now and in the future.  DNCC may also publish medium-specific terms of use in which event, these Terms shall remain in full force and effect to the extent that the Terms do not conflict with the medium-specific terms of use.


The DNCC Websites; their past, present and future versions; all pages found within the DNCC Websites; the material and information on the DNCC Websites; all graphics, text, images, audio, videos, webinars, designs, compilation, advertising copy, articles, user interfaces, artwork, any computer applications, any and all copyrightable material (including source and object code) and all other materials, including without limitations the design, structure, “look and feel” and arrangement of such content contained on the DNCC Websites (hereinafter, the “Content”); trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos, domain names, and other distinctive brand elements, whether registered or not are owned, controlled or licensed by or to the DNCC, and are protected by intellectual property laws (the “Intellectual Property laws”), including but not limited to copyright, trademark, trade dress, domain name, patent, trade secret, international treaties and other proprietary rights and unfair competition laws. In using the DNCC Websites or the Content, you acknowledge and agree to abide by all applicable Intellectual Property laws, as well as any specific notices contained on the Websites.  All rights not expressly granted are reserved.

The DNCC Websites and the Content may not be copied, reproduced, modified, adapted, translated, transmitted, displayed, published, posted, resold, or otherwise distributed in any way, without the DNCC’s express prior written authorization. You are granted permission to display on your computer, print and download the Content on this Website solely for your own personal, non-commercial and educational use. You must retain copyright and other notices on any copies of the Content you make. Certain Content and documents available on this Website are open source Content and documents subject to the applicable open source license and are so marked. Your use of those materials is governed by the individual applicable license. Unauthorized use of the DNCC Websites or the Content contained on or available through the DNCC Websites or any linked websites may violate applicable Intellectual Property laws or other laws.

The DNCC Websites, Online Mediums and Content may contain user or third party submitted content, such as feedback and suggestions, post or submissions and other materials (hereinafter, the “Submissions”) intended for review by general public, or by members of any public or private community.  The DNCC does not claim ownership of the third party submitted content and shall have no obligation or liability of any kind, including without limitation errors, omissions, or damages, with respect to Submissions.  Submissions are not reviewed, approved or endorsed by the DNCC and are provided solely for convenience to the DNCC customers and users.  The DNCC reserves the right to monitor, restrict access to, edit or remove any Content available via the Online Mediums.


The trademarks, service marks, logos, slogans and domain names (“Marks”) referenced on the DNCC Websites are either common-law service marks, trademarks or registered service marks or trademarks of 2020 Democratic National Convention Committee or its subsidiaries and are protected by trademark laws in the United States and other countries, and international laws and treaties.  Other names of actual companies and products mentioned on the DNCC Websites may be the trademarks of their respective owners and reference to them does not suggest sponsorship, endorsement or association with the DNCC. Nothing contained on the DNCC Websites should be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use any Marks displayed on the DNCC Websites.  You are not permitted to use any Marks displayed on the Websites, metatags or any other “hidden text” utilizing Marks of the DNCC and its licensors, without prior written permission of the DNCC or such third party who may own the Mark.

Content you Submit. The DNCC appreciates hearing from you.  Blogs, community forums, chat rooms and other discussion sites may be made available to our users.  You acknowledge and agree, that as to any content you, as a user, may submit via the Online Mediums become public information and it shall be deemed to be provided on a non-confidential basis, except for resumes submitted solely for consideration for employment with the DNCC which may be shared with the DNCC on a “need to know” basis.  You should always use caution when submitting personal identifiable information about yourself or third parties in any Online Mediums.  The DNCC is free to use or disseminate such contributed content on an unrestricted basis for any purpose, and you grant the DNCC an irrevocable, worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, incorporate, transmit, display, publish, post, resell and otherwise distribute such Submission and contributed content (including, without limitation, creative ideas, suggestions, materials, names, voices, likeness and other personal identifiable information contained in your Submission) in any form and media now known or which shall become known in the future for any purposes whatsoever, including without limitation, using such information, ideas, inventions and creative ideas for development, marketing and promotional purposes, without any notice or compensation to you.

The DNCC is under no obligation to use the contributed content and your Submissions and may remove any such content or Submission at any time at its sole discretion. The DNCC reserves the right to terminate your access to Online Mediums at any time, without notice, for any reason whatsoever.

You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise have permission to submit any such materials and grant the DNCC the rights described herein.

No unlawful or Prohibited Use. You agree not to upload, post or otherwise transmit via the Online Mediums any content that:  (i) is misleading, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, offensive, violent, obscene, pornographic, vulgar, libelous, racially, ethnically, religiously or otherwise objectionable;  (ii) constitutes unauthorized disclosure of personal or confidential information;  (iii) infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, publicity right, privacy right, copyright or other intellectual property or any rights of any party;  (iv) contains viruses, Trojan horses, Worms, corrupted files or code, files and programs designed to impede or destroy the functionality of any computer software or hardware; spyware and malware designed for phishing and with a view to compromise the data security and integrity, and obtain sensitive personal or financial information.

You also agree not to use the DNCC Websites or Online Mediums to:  (i) impersonate an employee or a representative of the DNCC, its divisions and subsidiaries;  (ii) misrepresent your identity or affiliation with a person or entity;  (iii) send bulk mail, spam, “chain letters” and other unsolicited and unauthorized communication;  (iv) attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the DNCC Websites or any other system or networks connected to the DNCC Website or any other services offered through the DNCC Websites, and/or other accounts not belonging to you, or violate security of any portion of the DNCC Websites, by hacking, password mining or any other means;  (v) obtain or attempt to obtain any information, materials or documents not purposely made available through the DNCC Website or Online Mediums through any means;  (vi) attempt to interfere with the proper working of the DNCC Websites or any transaction being conducted on the DNCC Websites or to restrict or inhibit any other user from accessing or using the DNCC Websites, by means of hacking or defacing any portion of the DNCC Websites;  (vii) violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including without limitation regulations by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Office of Foreign Assets Control.

The DNCC reserves the right to monitor use of the DNCC Websites to determine compliance with these Terms of Use, as well as the right to remove or refuse any information for any reason. The DNCC reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Online Mediums at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever. The DNCC also reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in its sole discretion. Materials uploaded to an Online Medium may be subject to posted limits on use, reproduction and/or dissemination and you are responsible for abiding by such limitations with respect to your submissions, including any downloaded materials.

Notwithstanding these rights, you remain solely responsible for the content of your submissions. You acknowledge and agree that neither the DNCC nor any third party that provides Content to the DNCC will assume or have any liability for any action or inaction by the DNCC or such third party with respect to any submission. The DNCC cautions you against giving out any personally identifying information about yourself in any Online Medium. The DNCC does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Online Medium and, consequently, the DNCC specifically disclaims any liability with respect to the Online Mediums and any actions resulting from your participation in any Online Mediums.


The DNCC Websites may contain links and references to non-DNCC websites and resources (“Linked Websites”) and are provided for convenience only.  If you decide to leave DNCC Websites and access Linked Websites, you do so at your own risk and the DNCC will have no liability arising out of or related to such Linked Websites and/or their content or any damages or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection of any purchase or use of any such content, goods or services available on or through any such Linked Website.  The DNCC has not reviewed the Linked Websites and we are not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions expressed on these websites. Inclusion of these links on our Websites does not apply approval or endorsement by the DNCC of the Linked Websites, their entities or products and services.  Please understand that the Linked Websites, even if they contain the DNCC logo, are independent websites, and the DNCC does not control the content on that Linked Website. Additionally, the DNCC is not a party to or responsible for any transaction you may enter into with any such third party, even if you learn of such third party from the DNCC, by way of reference or link provided on the DNCC Websites.


Your use of and access to the DNCC Websites, Online Mediums and Content posted by the DNCC, its divisions, subsidiaries or user generated content posted by third parties is at your sole risk.  The Websites, Online Mediums and Content are provided for informational purposes only on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis without any express or implied warranty of any kind, including warranties of merchantability, non-infringement, or fitness for any particular purpose.  The DNCC makes no representations, warranties or guarantees as to the quality, suitability, truth, accuracy or completeness of the Content.  The DNCC further makes no representations, warranties or guarantees that the quality and reliability of any information, and hosting services obtained from the Website, Online Mediums and/or Content will meet your expectations and requirements, be virus-free, or perform error- and damage-free.  You assume all risk and responsibility for any loss or damage whatsoever to your computer system, data and business arising out of your use of the Website, Online Mediums and/or Content.


To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, you expressly understand and agree that the DNCC and any contributor to the user-generated content via Online Mediums (“DNCC Licensors”) SHALL NOT BE LIABLE to you for:

  • any loss or damage which you may incur, including without limitation as a result of any reliance placed by you on the accuracy, completeness or suitability of the Content, or any changes the DNCC and DNCC Licensors may make to the DNCC Websites, Online Mediums and Content, or any temporary interruption or permanent cessation in the provision of the Online Mediums and Content, or, if applicable, your failure to safeguard your account details or passwords;
  • any loss or damage which you may incur as a result of your leaving the DNCC Websites and accessing Linked Websites. This includes without limitation any loss or damage that you may incur as a result of any reliance placed by you on the accuracy, completeness or suitability of the content on Linked Websites;
  • to the full extent permitted by law, any damages whatsoever, including without limitation direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential damages arising out of or in connection with your use of, your inability to use, or results of the use of the DNCC Websites, Online Mediums and Content and any Linked Websites (including without limitation for loss of or damage to business, revenues, goodwill or data) even if the DNCC and DNCC Licensors had previously been advised of, or reasonably could have foreseen, the possibility of such loss or damages, however they arise, whether in breach of contract, negligence or other tortious action.

Nothing in these Terms shall exclude or limit liability to a greater extent than is permitted by applicable law and nothing in these Terms shall exclude or limit liability for fraud, fraudulent misrepresentation, or for death or personal injury caused by negligence.


To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to indemnify and hold the DNCC, its subsidiaries, affiliates, shareholders, officers, directors, agents, employees and representatives and DNCC Licensors, their subsidiaries, affiliates, shareholders, officers, directors, agents, employees and representatives harmless from any claims and demands, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party arising from or relating to: (i) your use of and access to the DNCC Websites, Online Mediums and Content; (ii) content you submit, post, transmit or otherwise make available via the DNCC Websites and Online Mediums; (iii) your violation of these Terms or DNCC Websites’ specific Terms and Conditions. This indemnification obligation will survive the termination of these Terms.


The DNCC reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to any or all of the DNCC Websites and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice.


The Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and the DNCC relating to your use of and access to the DNCC Websites and Online Mediums and Content. You may also be subject to Online Medium or Content specific terms of use. Where these Terms intend to create any right for any third party to rely upon these Terms in any way and/or where specific clauses of these Terms are considered to be so called “third party stipulations” and such are accepted by the respective third party, such third party shall not become a party to the agreement between you and the DNCC.

Wisconsin law and U.S. federal law shall govern any action related to the Terms and your use of the Online Mediums and Content, without regard to the choice of law rules. You accept and agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in the District of Columbia or the State of Wisconsin in respect of any dispute or difference arising out of and/or in connection with these Terms of Use. In the event of any violations of the Terms, the DNCC reserves the right to disable your access to the DNCC Websites, Online Mediums and Content and seek all remedies available by law and in equity.

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