Terms of Use

Welcome to the Food Marketing Institute FMI Emerge Program Web site, www.moreshelfspace.org.

We are located at 2345 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202.

Please Read Carefully Prior to Using This Website

The following are the terms and conditions (“Terms”) that govern use of the FMI Emerge Web site (“Site”). By using the Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms and to follow these Terms and all applicable laws and regulations governing the Site. FMI reserves the right to change these Terms at any time, effective immediately upon posting on the Site.

Ownership, Permitted Use and Copyright Policy

You are only authorized to view and to retain a copy of pages of this Site for your own personal use. Do not duplicate, publish, modify or otherwise distribute the material on this Site unless specifically authorized by FMI to do so. The content and software on this Site is the property of FMI and/or its suppliers and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.

All logos, Web site design, text, graphics, and the selection and arrangement thereof are the sole property of FMI and our alliance partners. Except as provided by agreement between FMI and authorized entities and individuals, the use of materials on the Web site without the prior written permission of FMI is strictly prohibited. This includes copying or adapting the HTML code used to generate Web pages on FMI.

Certain names or logos are service marks or trademarks of FMI. All other service marks and trademarks are the property of their respective owners. FMI is not responsible for other service marks, trademarks, and company names that may be the trademarks and/or service marks of their respective owners.

User Content

Except as provided in our website Privacy Policy, any Content that you submit to this Website or FMI (“User Content”) will be deemed to be non-confidential and may be disclosed through this Website to unknown persons on a worldwide basis without control by FMI, including for browsing, downloading, printing and other uses by such other persons or entities. You agree not to submit Content to this Website or FMI except for content that is fully authorized for purposes of this Website and these Terms of Use, and you will not infringe upon any person’s Intellectual Property Rights in connection with such submissions. It is your obligation to determine the extent to which Content you submit is protected by applicable intellectual property laws. You agree that FMI shall have and hereby grant FMI a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, sublicenseable, non-exclusive right and license to translate, reproduce, sell, publish, distribute, modify, adapt, display, perform, promote, link to or use, in any form or media, any Content that you submit to this Website or FMI. FMI does not endorse any User (or third party user) Content, product or service that may appear on this Website. Nothing in these Terms of Use shall obligate FMI to use any Content you submit or to include or post such Content on this Website.

Links and Search Results

The Site may automatically produce search results that reference or links to third party sites throughout the World Wide Web. FMI has no control over these Sites or the Content within them. FMI cannot guarantee, represent or warrant that the Content contained in the Sites is accurate, legal and/or inoffensive. FMI does not endorse the Content of any third party Site, nor do can we warrant that they will not contain viruses or otherwise impact your computer. By using the Site to search for or link to another site, you agree and understand that you may not make any claim against FMI for any damages or losses, whatsoever, resulting from your use of the Site to obtain search results and/or to link to another site. However, if you have a problem with a link from the Site, please let us know at webmaster@fmi.org and we will investigate the link and take appropriate action.

Privacy

We believe your privacy and the privacy of all our users is important. Please review our privacy policy. FMI is not liable for any lost data resulting from the operation of our Site and/or the enforcement of the Terms. If you are 13 or under you should not post information about yourself on the Site, without the permission of a parent or guardian.

Export Controls

Software from this site is further subject to United States export controls. No software from this site may be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported (i) into (or to a national or resident of) Cuba, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Iran, Syria, or any other country to which the U.S. has embargoed goods; or (ii) to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department’s list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Department’s Table of Deny Orders. By downloading or using the Software, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list.

Disclaimer

FMI does not promise that the Site will be error-free, uninterrupted, nor that it will provide specific results from use of the Site or any Content, search or link on it. The Site and its Content are delivered on an “as-is” and “as-available” basis. FMI cannot ensure that files you download from the Site will be free of viruses or contamination or destructive features. FMI disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including also any implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. FMI will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this Site, including without limitation, direct, indirect, incidental, punitive and consequential damages.

Disputes

If there is any dispute about or involving the Site, by using the Site, you agree that the laws or the District of Columbia without regard to its conflict of law provisions will govern the dispute. You agree to personal jurisdiction by and venue in the state and federal courts of the District of Columbia

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold FMI, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents and other partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim or demand, including reasonable attorney’s fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Your use of the Site, including also your use of the Site to provide a link to another Site or to upload content or other information to the Site.