Terms and Service

Grief Anonymous, LLC/Grief Resource Network, LLC/
Jordan Barker Foundation, Inc 501(c)(3)
Terms and Conditions Agreement

1. Introduction

The terms and conditions are applicable to these Sites (the "Sites"), which is provided and operated by Grief Anonymous, LLC, Grief Resource Network, LLC, or Jordan Barker Foundation Inc 501(c)(3), ("GA", "GRN", "JBF", "we", or "us"). Access to these Sites are offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions and notices contained herein (collectively, the "Terms and Conditions"). In addition, particular features, applications and activities offered as part of these Sites may also be subject to additional terms specified in connection with specified features, applications and activities, all of which are incorporated herein by reference.

Your use of these Sites are also subject to our Privacy Policy. Please read the Privacy Policy carefully as you agree to it by using the Sites.

GA/GRN/JBF ("we") may modify, add, or delete portions of this Terms and Conditions Agreement at any time by posting the changes on this page. Your continued use of any or all of the Sites, after any such changes have been made, means you agree to these changes. If "We" make any material changes to the Terms and Conditions, it will be indicated, at the bottom of this page, the date the Terms and Conditions were last revised. These Terms and Conditions apply whether the Site is accessed via personal computer, mobile device, tablet or by any other means.

2. Limited License to the Site

All intellectual property rights in and to the graphics, tools, text, logos, marks, data, audio, video, design, codes, layout, "look and feel" and other content that is included on the Sites ("Content") is owned by GA/GRN/JBF or its licensors. You may access and use the Content only for your personal, non-commercial purposes. All rights with respect to the Content not expressly granted in this Section 2 are exclusively reserved to GA/GRN/JBF or the applicable licensor.

3. Trademarks

GA/GRN/JBF or its affiliates, partners, vendors or licensors own the trademarks, service marks, and trade names used on the Sites, including but not limited to: Alcoholics Anonymous, Alcoholics Anonymous World Service, the GA corporate logo, the GA design, the GRN corporate logo, the GRN design, the JBF corporate logo, and the JBF design (collectively “Marks”). You shall not use any of the Marks without the prior written consent of the owner, including, without limitation, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion or that belittles, degrades, or discredits GA/GRN/JBF.

4. Restrictions on Use of the Sites

  • In connection with your use of the Sites, you shall not:
  • Use any Content except as expressly permitted pursuant to Section 2;
  • Employ any "data-mining" or "data-extraction" tools;
  • Copy or adapt the HTML, Java, or any other code used to generate the Sites;
  • Attempt to decipher, decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer any of the software comprising any part of the Sites;
  • Interfere with or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Sites;
  • Circumvent, disable, or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Sites;
  • Violate any applicable laws, rules, or regulations in any jurisdiction;
  • Access data not intended for you or log into a server or account that you are not authorized to access;
  • Distribute viruses, trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots or other computer programming routines or engines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept, or misappropriate any system, data or information;
  • Use any robot, spider, scraper, or other automated means to access the Sites;
  • Take any action that imposes, or may impose in our sole discretion an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure; or
  • Employ misleading email addresses or forged headers or otherwise manipulate, through identifiers, to disguise the origin of Content.

5. Accuracy of Information

We attempt to ensure that information on these Sites is complete, accurate and current. Despite our efforts, the information on the Sites may occasionally be inaccurate, incomplete or out of date. We make no representation as to the completeness, accuracy or currency of any information on the Sites. For example, products and processes described on the Sites may be unavailable or may have different attributes than those described on the Sites. Information contained in any press release available on the Sites was provided as of the date of that release. We assume no obligation to update any information contained in such press releases.

6. Linking

You shall not link to the Sites without prior permission. To request permission, you may contact GA/GRN/JBF as set forth below.

7. Account Registration and Security

You may be required to create an account in order to have access to all of the parts of the Sites, to use certain features made available on our Sites or to purchase products through the Sites. In consideration of your use of the Sites, you shall (a) provide true, accurate, current, and complete information about yourself as prompted by each Site's registration form (such information being the "Registration Data") and (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current, and complete at all times. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current, or incomplete, or GA/GRN/JBF has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, GA/GRN/JBF has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of any or all Sites (or any portion thereof). You are entirely responsible for the security and confidentiality of your password and account. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account. Please protect your password.

8. Account Termination

GA/GRN/JBF will have the right to terminate your account at any time for any reason with or without further notice to you. You are liable for any orders placed or charges incurred through your account prior to termination. We may also block your access to our Sites in the event that (a) you violate any of these Terms and Conditions or we believe that you may have done so or may intend to do so, (b) we are unable to verify or authenticate any information you provide to us or (c) we believe that your actions may cause financial loss or legal liability for you, our users, or us.

9. Indemnification

You shall defend, indemnify, and hold harmless GA/GRN/JBF, its officers, directors, employees, agents, and affiliates from (a) your use of or access of the Sites, (b) your violation of any of these Terms and Conditions and/or (c) your violation of any third-party right including any copyright, trademark, trade secret, or privacy right related to your use of the Sites.

10. Disclaimers

THE SITES AND ALL OF THE CONTENT AND FUNCTIONALITY CONTAINED IN AND/OR PROVIDED VIA THE SITES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, TEXT, GRAPHICS, AND LINKS, ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, GA/GRN/JBF DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, FREEDOM FROM COMPUTER VIRUS, AND WARRANTIES ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING OR COURSE OF PERFORMANCE. GA/GRN/JBF DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE SITES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED OR THAT THE SITES OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES THE SITES AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. GA/GRN/JBF DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF THE SITES OR THE CONTENT IN TERMS OF THEIR COMPLETENESS, CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, USEFULNESS, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE. THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU IF THEY ARE NOT PERMITTED UNDER THE LAWS OF THE JURISDICTION OF THE STATE IN WHICH YOU RESIDE.

11. Limitation of Liabilities

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL GA/GRN/JBF, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OR AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, SERVICES, OR CONTENT INCLUDING ANY LOSS OF REVENUE, PROFITS, OR DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND EVEN IF GA/GRN/JBF HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, IN NO EVENT WILL GA/GRN/JBF’S (OR ITS OFFICERS’ DIRECTORS’ EMPLOYEES’, AGENTS’ OR AFFILIATES’) AGGREGATE LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OR THE SITES, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, WARRANTY OR OTHERWISE, EXCEED $100.

12. Other Websites

The Sites may contain links to other websites on the Internet that are owned and operated by third parties ("Third-Party Sites"). Third-Party Sites have their own privacy and data collection practices. GA/GRN/JBF has no responsibility or liability for Third-Party Sites or their privacy practices or content. Links to Third-Party Sites are provided only for your convenience and you access Third-Party Sites at your own risk. Links do not imply that GA/GRN/JBF sponsors, endorses, is affiliated with, or associated with, or has been legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, service mark, design, logo, symbol, or other copyrighted material displayed on or accessible through such Third-Party Sites.

13. General

These Terms and Conditions will be governed by and interpreted in all respects in accordance with the substantive laws of the State of Illinois, without regard to its choice of law provisions. Except as specified herein, any disputes directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to the Terms and Conditions or the Sites will be resolved exclusively in the state or federal courts located in Chicago, Illinois. You hereby irrevocably consent to such venue and to the exclusive jurisdiction of any such court over any such dispute. Any and all disputes directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to the Terms or the Site will be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. Any and all claims, judgments and awards will be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, and in no event shall you be entitled to recovery of attorneys’ fees. Under no circumstances will any claimant be permitted to obtain any award for, and you hereby waive all rights to claim, punitive, special, incidental, or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses.

Any cause of action or claim you may have directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to the Terms or any Sites must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises.

Our failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any of these Terms. We may assign our rights and duties hereunder to any party at any time.

We make no representation that the contents of any Site are appropriate or available for use in locations outside of United States of America. Access to the Sites from territories where their content is illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access the Sites from locations outside of the United States of America do so on their own initiative and risk and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. You may not use or export any Content in violation of U.S. export laws and regulations.

These Terms and Conditions set forth the entire understanding and agreement between us with respect to the subject matter hereof. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is invalid or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, all other provisions herein will remain in full force and effect.

14. Contacting Us

To contact GA/GRN/JBF with any questions or concerns in connection with these Terms and Conditions, or to provide any notices under these Terms and Conditions, please use the Sites' feedback form to contact us.

15. Entire Agreement

These Terms and Conditions, including the Privacy Policy, are the entire agreement between the user and GA/GRN/JBF, thus supersedes any prior understandings or agreements: written, oral, or however it was initially communicated.

16. Copyright Info for DMCA

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the "DMCA") provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under U.S. copyright law. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement or are aware of someone doing so, please contact us and include the following information:
If you believe in good faith that a notice of copyright infringement has been wrongly filed against you, the DMCA permits you to send us a counter-notice. Notices and counter-notices with respect to this website should be sent to our designated agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement using the contact information for us set forth above.

17. Sandy's Law

NO SOLICITING IS ALLOWED ON ANY SITES AT ANY TIME, UNLESS APPROVED IN WRITING, BY A CUSTOMER RELATIONS MANAGER (CRM) FIRST. IF SOLICITING OCCURS WITHOUT BEING APPROVED FIRST AND MANAGEMENT IS NOTIFIED OF SOLICITION OCCURRING (ESPECIALLY "SCAMMING") NOT ONLY WILL YOUR ACCOUNT BE DEACTIVATED AND TERMINATED, YOU WILL BE HELD TO THE FULL EXTENT OF THE LAW AND YOUR NAME WILL BE PLACED ONTO A PUBLIC LIST WHERE THE PUBLIC WILL BE ABLE REVIEW THE LIST OF NAMES.