Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

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MKE123.org Terms of Use

By registering on behalf of an organization or as an individual member of the MKE123 online community, you state that you have read, understand and agree to the following Descriptions & Definitions, Terms of Use, Privacy and Account Closure Policies:

Descriptions & Definitions:

  1. MKE123.org is intended to increase the efficiency and impact of nonprofits serving the Greater Milwaukee area. This gathering place and workspace is built by organizations, supporters and clients to foster collaborations and personal relationships in a united social media community that works for the common good.
  2. MKE123.org is managed by the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee, Inc., 2819 W. Highland Blvd., Milwaukee WI 53208, USA.
  3. The words “MKE123”, “we”, and “our” herein refer to the MKE123.org website and the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee, Inc.  Terms and policies stated herein apply to use of this website, including use of pages maintained by other organizations within MKE123, but do not apply to web pages that are not hosted by MKE123.
  4. The word “you” herein refers to any person or organization who registers on MKE123.
  5. The word “member” in these terms refers to registered individuals and organizations.
  6. By accepting these terms you agree to be identified as an “MKE123 member” on the website.

Terms of Use:

  1. Only tax-exempt nonprofit organizations incorporated as such in the State of Wisconsin are Qualified Organizations allowed to register as a member organization and maintain a page on MKE123.
  2. MKE123 organizational registration may only be made by authorized representatives of Qualified Organizations.  MKE123 Organizational Pages may be set up and managed only by authorized representatives of Qualified Organizations.
  3. Any person over the age of 13 years and residing in the United States may register as an individual member of MKE123. Your legal name as commonly used and a valid email address are required to register as an individual member.
  4. Individual member profiles on MKE123 may not be used to represent organizations or to mimic in any way a nonprofit organizational account. Individual member accounts representing anything other than the actual identity of the account holder will be denied or removed.
  5. Your legal name as commonly used and a valid email address are required to register as a member of MKE123.
  6. Organizations registered on MKE123 that communicate regularly with or provide services to children under the age of 13 may not use MKE123 in any way that violates the current provisions of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) including those described here.  MKE123 does not knowingly collect information from children under age 13.
  7. We reserve the right to deny registration submitted by any organization or individual for any reason.
  8. Upon acceptance of your registration, MKE123 gives you a limited royalty-free license to use the website in keeping with all terms and policies herein.  All MKE123 services and functionalities are free of charge unless otherwise indicated on the website for specific services and functionalities.
  9. Commercial sales and financial solicitations from individuals for individuals are prohibited.  Donation appeals and fundraising materials sales are allowed if they are authorized and conducted within the law by tax-exempt nonprofit organizations incorporated as such in the State of Wisconsin.  We assume no responsibility for financial solicitations, fundraising appeals and sales of materials on MKE123 other than those conducted by MKE123 itself.
  10. We make no endorsement of any organization registered on MKE123.  We further make no claim as to the quality, worthiness or value of any service or goods as may be represented or offered on MKE123.
  11. Statements and opinions expressed on MKE123 are those of the individual or organization making them and are not necessarily the views of MKE123.
  12. We reserve the right to remove from MKE123 any content or image we conclude is inappropriate, including that which may be considered patently offensive to any person or group, constitutes harassment, is pornographic or obscene, or otherwise not in keeping with the MKE123 intent to further the interests and effectiveness of nonprofit organizations, their supporters, and their clients.
  13. You agree not to post or place any copyright or trademark material on MKE123 without the permission of the copyright or trademark holder.  You also agree not to use any material that already appears on MKE123 in violation of any copyright or trademark restrictions that apply to that material.
  14. Property including written material, logos, publications, videos, photographs, graphics and illustrations placed on MKE123 by individual members or on Organization Pages remain the property of the individual or organization. Members retain any existing copyright and trademark protections on all such content.  Unauthorized use of any content on MKE123 is prohibited and we assume no liability for unauthorized use by others.
  15. You authorize MKE123 to reproduce, on the website, any content posted to the site or placed on Organization Pages even if you hold a copyright or trademark on it.  Examples of such on-site reproduction include but are not limited to:
    1. Logos and photographs may be reproduced in calendar listings, text excerpts, member listings and the like.
    2. Photographs, videos and graphics may be reproduced elsewhere on MKE123 as general representations of site content.
    3. Comments and blogs may be reproduced whole or in part as representations of MKE123 content. 
    4. Actual screen shots of MKE123 pages may be used for MKE123 promotion and training elsewhere on the Internet and in print.
    5. If you’d rather we not reproduce a specific item elsewhere on MKE123, please let us know.
  16. We will obtain permission from you before using any of your material for purposes not stated above.
  17. MKE123 members may, under most circumstances, use the MKE123 logo and descriptive text on their own web pages as a link to MKE123, or in other contexts to promote our online community and your role as a member. You agree to contact us for permission if you have another use in mind for MKE123 branding images or text.
  18. Use of MKE123 as a mechanism to generate “spam” email to multiple recipients with a generic purpose not in keeping with the intent of the website is prohibited.
  19. You will not attempt to copy, modify, re-engineer, or re-use any coding, widgets, gadgets, applications or other mechanisms, devices and functionality built into MKE123.  Any functionality, widget, gadget or application that can be accessed on MKE123 that is not proprietary to MKE123 may be used only under the specific terms offered by the owner.
  20. MKE123 reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use, other policies, and declarations at any time.  We will notify members when such modifications are made and members may choose to decline the new terms by closing their account as detailed below.
  21. You agree that you are solely responsible for, and that MKE123 has no responsibility to you or to any third party for, any content that you create, transmit or display while using MKE123.  Further, you agree to hold MKE123 harmless for any loss of data that may be stored on our server and for any consequences of unforeseen service interruptions or failures.
  22. We agree to provide redundant data backup sufficient to ensure that data stored on MKE123 is safe from loss under normal operating circumstances
  23. You agree to hold MKE123 harmless for any loss of data that may occur despite our backup safeguards
  24. You agree that you use MKE123 at your own risk.  We assume no liability for damages or loss that may occur, directly or indirectly, as a result of your use of this website.
  25. Clicking “Accept” below constitutes agreement to all of the terms, policies and declarations herein.  MKE123 visitors who do not register as members are considered to have agreed to the terms, policies and declarations by using the site for any purpose. 

Privacy and Account Closure Policies:

  1. You agree that you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any passwords you use to access MKE123.
  2. To prevent hacking and possible theft of your personal information, we will maintain your name, email address and password and any other information that may be collected by MKE123 on a secure server.  MKE123 data transmission and storage is compliant with e-commerce industry standards.
  3. We will not give or sell your personal information to anyone else for any purpose. Information about your computer and information from cookies on your computer may be used to identify MKE123 visitors only for the purposes stated in items 8 and 9 below.
  4. You agree to allow MKE123 to use your personal information to notify you about new features or important changes to website functionality, to periodically remind you to update your information, and for other announcements to help build a vibrant online community. You acknowledge that MKE123 may send automatic email notifications to topics and posts that you subscribe to, and you understand that you can change these notification settings in your account and privacy settings.
  5. Organizations and individuals using MKE123 in any systematic way to collect information from other registered MKE123 members and/or unregistered site visitors must clearly inform each person from whom information is collected the purpose for collecting the information, and must provide an option for each person to have their information removed from any list or database not maintained by MKE123.
  6. You may close your account on MKE123 at any time by sending an email to mke123@nonprofitcentermilwaukee.org requesting that the account be closed.  Please indicate whether the account to be closed is an individual member account, organization member account, or both. Account closures will be verified by MKE123 to the current member email address and your password will be required.  Upon account closure confirmation, your personal information will be removed from the MKE123 database as quickly as is practicable.
  7. Comments, blogs, photographs and images posted to MKE123 may be viewable by site visitors even after an account is closed.  All material posted or placed on MKE123 may remain in our archive and links to pages may remain on the World Wide Web in perpetuity.
  8. Information from your computer: Our site recognizes information about your computer, such as the browser, operating system, IP address, and the home server from which you access the Internet. We keep track of the domains from which visitors get to our site. Your IP address is used to help identify you to enable transactions on the site, gather broad demographic data, identify trends and statistics, help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer the website. We may use your IP address information when compiling and reporting aggregate information to vendors and others doing business with MKE123. We normally do not link IP addresses to any personally identifiable information; however, when we feel it is necessary to enforce compliance with our terms of service or to protect our service, site, customers, visitors, or others, we may use IP addresses to identify a visitor
  9. Cookies: Our site uses "cookies" to provide information on your computer. Cookies are pieces of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your hard drive. Cookies save your preferences while you are at MKE123, and we may use them to provide you with tailored information. Our site may use cookies to deliver content specific to your interests, track visitor trends and practices, to save your password so you do not have to enter it every time you visit, to store visitor names and passwords, store and retrieve log-in information, and to otherwise customize your experience. Also, cookies help us determine the popularity of areas on our site by tracking hits to those areas. By modifying your browser preferences, you have the choice to accept cookies, to be notified when a cookie is sent, or to reject cookies.