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Terms of Use | Privacy Policy

Terms of Use

Please read through the following Terms of Use, which shall govern your visit to and use of this website (the "website"). Without limitation of the foregoing, these Terms of Use set forth the responsibilities of website users as well as the limitations on Children for Children Foundation's liability as the provider of this website and the Kids for Community website/database that is linked to a Children for Children web page (references to the website herein also include the Kids for Community website/database). Also please review the Children for Children Privacy Policy in conjunction with this Terms of Use. The following Terms of Use may be updated in the future to reflect changes.

By accessing or using this website, you are deemed to have agreed to these Terms of Use as they may be modified from time to time by Children for Children Foundation, the provider of the website. If you do not agree with these Terms of Use, please do not access or otherwise use the website.

If you have any questions, please email us at or call (212) 708-0200.



All contents, except where noted, Copyright©2004, Children for Children Foundation. All Rights Reserved.

Children for Children Foundation retains the copyright in all of the material on the website as a collective work under copyright laws, except where noted.

Proprietary Rights in the Website

Unless otherwise noted on this website, you should assume that all content, code, data and materials on the website, the compilation of the content, code, data and materials on the website, the look and feel, the design and organization of the website and the website as a whole, is the property of Children For Children Foundation. Any commercial distribution, publishing or exploitation of the website is strictly prohibited. You may not download, copy or otherwise reproduce, save a copy, retransmit, disseminate, sell, distribute, publish, broadcast, circulate, exploit or use in any manner any material from the website or any portion thereof without the express written permission of Children for Children Foundation. You may, however, print a copy of individual screens appearing as part of the website solely for your personal, non-commercial use or records, provided that any intellectual property marks, logos or other legends that appear on the copied screens remain on, and are not removed from the printed or stored images of such screens. We do not grant any license or other authorization to any user of our content, tradenames, trademarks or servicemarks.

We do not solicit nor do we wish to receive any confidential, secret or proprietary information or other material from you through this website, by email or in any other way. Any materials, information, ideas, concepts, methods, systems, designs, plans, techniques or other materials submitted or sent to us will be deemed not to be confidential or secret, and may be used by us in any manner consistent with this website's Privacy Policy.


Trademarks and Servicemarks

Children for Children Foundation's name and logo and all related service names, design marks and slogans are the trade names, service marks, or trademarks of Children for Children Foundation including, without limitation, Kids for Community and "Grow Involved", Celebrations Book Baskets, and may not be used without the written consent of Children for Children Foundation; and in any event, may not be used in connection with products/services that are not related to, associated with, or sponsored by Children for Children Foundation, that are likely to cause confusion or in any manner that disparages or discredits Children for Children Foundation and its affiliates. All other trademarks that appear on the website, if any, are the property of their respective owners.

Prohibited Uses

You warrant and agree that, while using this website, you shall not: (a) impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent your affiliation with any other person or entity; (b) publish, transmit, reproduce, distribute or in any way exploit any information or material obtained on or through the website for commercial purposes; (c) engage in spamming, flooding, harvesting of email addresses or other personal information, spidering, "screen scraping," "database scraping," or any other activity with the purpose of obtaining lists of users or other information; or (d) attempt to gain unauthorized access to other computer systems through the website. You agree that you will not use the website in any manner that could disable or impair the website or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the website. You may not obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the website.

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Children for Children Foundation and its directors, officers, employees, agents and affiliates harmless from any and all claims, liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, arising in any way from your use of this website, your transmission of any message, information or other materials through this website, or your violation of the law or of these Terms of Use.


Third Parties Posting Volunteer Opportunities

When a new third party posts information on Kids for Community, our staff may make an initial review of the organization and the posted volunteer opportunity. However, we have no formal relationship with organizations listed on Kids for Community, and since Kids for Community is an open system in which any party can post information, we encourage you to find out as much information as possible about organizations of interest before participating in any activities. If you are a minor, have a parent or guardian help you. Additionally, a parent or guardian should always accompany a minor when meeting with an organization for the first time.

Third Party Content

To the extent the website acts as a distributor of content supplied by users of the services and other third parties, we have no editorial control over such content. Any information, services, or offers made by third parties, including information made by other users, are those of the respective authors and not of us. We neither endorse nor are responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any such information. You should understand that we do not and cannot monitor all content entered or listed by other organizations for accuracy or reliability. However, Children for Children has the right, but not obligation, to remove material from its website at its sole discretion.

Dealings with Third Parties

Your relationship with nonprofit and public service organizations, volunteers, partners, sponsors or other third parties found on or through the website, including posting or acceptance of volunteer opportunities, and any other terms or conditions associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such third party. We accept no responsibility, and shall not be liable for any injury or damages to any person or property caused in connection with such dealings, as well as any cause of action, claims, suits or demands that may arise as a result of such injury or damage.


External Links

The website provides links to external websites whose content we believe might be of interest to our visitors. While these websites may have been initially reviewed by our staff for appropriateness for our audience, we do not control, and we do not conduct ongoing reviews of, their content. Before using these websites, we recommend that you review their user policies. Children should always check with their parents or teachers before clicking onto any new sites. Links to lined websites do not constitute an endorsement by us of such websites or the information, content, products, services, advertising, code or other materials presented on or through such websites.

Website Disclaimer

These materials are provided by Children for Children Foundation (CFC) as a service to our readers and may be used for information purposes only.

Children For Children Foundation, the provider of the website, provides this website "as is" and "as available," without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, and Children For Children Foundation specifically disclaims any and all warranties, including, but not limited to: (i) any warranties concerning the availability, accuracy, appropriateness, reliability, or usefulness of the website content and third party content; and (ii) any warranties of title, warranty of non-infringement, warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. In no event will Children For Children Foundation, its officers, directors, employees, successors or assigns, be liable to any party for any indirect, direct, special, punitive, incidental or consequential damages (including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits or revenues, business interruption, loss of programs or information, and the like), or any other damages arising in any way out of, or in connection with, the availability, use, reliance on, or inability to use or access the website, even if Children For Children Foundation shall have been advised of the possibility of such damages beforehand.

We make no warranty that the website or information derived therefrom will meet any user's requirements or needs. No advice, results or information obtained by you from us or on or through the website shall create any warranty or representation. If you are dissatisfied with the website, your sole remedy is to discontinue using the website.

Applicable Laws / Jurisdiction

Children For Children Foundation is organized as a New York Not-For-Profit Corporation.

Nothing in this website is intended, or shall be deemed, to be a solicitation or an attempt to solicit contributions from persons or entities in jurisdictions in which Children for Children Foundation is not qualified to solicit contributions either by way of registration, or an exemption from registration, under applicable laws of any state or other jurisdiction in which the website might be accessible. Children for Children Foundation is currently registered in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.



Children For Children Foundation controls and operates this website from its offices in the United States of America. We do not represent that materials on this website are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Persons who choose to access this website from other locations do so on their own initiative, and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. The laws of the State of New York, excluding its conflicts-of-law rules, shall govern these Terms of Use and all actions concerning this website (including the Privacy Statement). Exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or dispute with the website, or relating in any way to your use of the website, shall reside in the courts of the state of New York; and you agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of the State of New York, New York County, in connection with any such dispute and including any claim involving Children For Children Foundation or its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, contractors, officers, directors, telecommunication providers and content providers. Our failure to exercise of enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Terms of Use is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms of Use remain in full force and effect.


Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. Children for Children Foundation, the provider of the Children for Children website and Kids for Community website that is linked to a Children for Children web page (together, the "website"), is very sensitive to privacy concerns that you may have, and have created this privacy statement to help you understand our privacy policy and practices regarding the website. We encourage you to read through this privacy statement, as well as the Terms of Use. We may periodically update our privacy statement to address new issues or reflect website changes, which we will notify you of by posting them here on the website. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and is part of the Terms of Use [jump link] which govern your use of the website in general.

If you have any questions, please email us at or call (212) 708-0200.

Information Collection

You may opt to provide your name, email address or any other information you choose through the website. Your submission of emails, names, addresses, or any other personally identifiable information is strictly voluntary. We do not offer features such as chat rooms or bulletin boards that may allow others to collect such information.

Website visitors have the ability to send us feedback through a program Interest Form, a "Grow Involved" Service Report Form, applications and/or a feedback form on the website. This is strictly voluntary. The information we receive is used provide information, include interested parties in Children for Children programs and events or follow up as otherwise interested. We may, from time to time, include comments and feedback in Children for Children materials. We do not share email addresses for marketing purposes of people who respond or send us feedback. Children for Children and Kids for Community do not sell or give their mailing lists to other organizations.

The website uses cookies. Cookies are small data files that our server places on the hard drive of website visitors. Cookies do not read information from a user's hard drive. Children for Children uses cookies to understand, in aggregate, the number of visitors to the website and user activities on the website. We use this information to gauge and improve the effectiveness of the website in general and of particular services available on the website. We do not store any personal information in cookies. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can always disable cookies on your computer through the preferences or options menu in your web browser.

Children's Privacy

It is our intention to make the website a safe environment on the Internet for children, youth, and adults to explore volunteering. We endeavor to involve parents and guardians in, and to keep them informed of, the online activities of their children.


External Links

The website provides links to external websites whose content we believe might be of interest to our visitors. This Privacy Policy, however, does not apply those third party websites that may be accessible though our website. While these websites may have been initially reviewed by our staff for appropriateness for our audience, we do not control the privacy practices of these external sites and we do not conduct ongoing reviews of their privacy practices. These external sites might collect personally identifiable information from visitors. Before using these websites, we recommend that you review their user and privacy policies to learn how they may collect and use information about you. Children should always check with their parents or teachers before clicking onto any new sites.

Relationship to Third Parties

Children for Children Foundation, the provider of the website, does not provide third parties with information on users, however, we have no control over what information third parties track or collect, and we have no responsibility for any tracking, data collection or other activities of third parties. Information that users may send us voluntarily is not shared with third parties for marketing purposes. We may share information with our service providers/contractors who help us operate the website, such as web hosting companies, web developers, database service providers, etc. We may share information with other third parties only with the user's consent.


Disclosure Pursuant to Law

Children for Children Foundation may disclose information concerning visitors' use of the website in order to comply with requirements of law, a court order, a subpoena, legal process or a law enforcement investigation, and to protect and defend the legal rights of Children for Children Foundation or our website users. We may also transfer information in connection with a corporate reorganization, merger, acquisition, sale of assets, liquidation, etc.

Useful Links on Internet Privacy

Kids Domain
Gives guidance on safe Internet surfing.

Kidz Privacy
Offers information and resources on children's Internet privacy.

Internet Safety Tips
Internet Safety Tips neatly and succinctly summarized.

Last Updated: November 15, 2006