Terms and Conditions
By using our website, you agree to these terms and conditions of use. These Terms and Conditions apply between: PeaceMatrix™ LLC, including its affiliates, owners, principals, managers, parents, subsidiaries, employees, agents, partners or other associated persons or organizations, including any any and all affiliated websites and domains, entities, organizations, or companies, including but not limited to the PeaceMatrix™ LLC, https://thepeacematrix.org, the PeaceMatrix™, The Peace Matrix, https://thepeacematrix.org, PeaceMatrix™, hereafter referred to as “us”, “we”, the “website”, “PeaceMatrix™” or “Peace Matrix” on the one hand, and on the other hand, the user of this and other affiliated websites, including your affiliates, agents and assigns, including your businesses, companies, agents, assigns, partners, and affiliates, hereafter referred to as “user”, “you”, or “your”.
Compliance with Laws
By accessing this website, you agree to be bound by these website Terms and Conditions and all applicable rules on the website, as well as all laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable laws in your jurisdiction(y) and locality(ies). The content and materials contained in this website are protected by applicable domestic and international intellectual property law including copyright, trademark and patent law. Permission for you to view this website and its contents is granted on the condition of your agreement to comply with all the terms and conditions herein. You agree not to republish this website without the express consent of PeaceMatrix™ LLC. You agree not to access or attempt to access any content, materials, systems or software which you have not been granted specific access to, or in any other way attempt to thwart the legal rights and systems of the The Peace Matrix. You agree not to violate any domestic or international law, including to not violate or misappropriate any rights or protected intellectual and other property of PeaceMatrix™ LLC, including, copyrights, trademarks, trade names, patent-protected and patent pending and proprietary systems, methods and technologies. Your permission to use this website shall terminate if you violate any of these restrictions, and may also be terminated by PeaceMatrix™ LLC at its sole discretion at any time. If you are an officer or agent of a foreign government in a dispute or controversy with the United States, you may not use this website or service, without express authority granted by the government of the United States, and by using this service, you certify that you are not the agent or officer of any foreign government with a dispute or controversy with the United States.
About Website Content and Communications
Because we are a U.S. based site, and we must have some way of finding common ground in communications, you agree that all communications will take place in the English language. If a brief statement or text cannot in English for any reason, for example a quote or note posted in a discussion forum, it must be translated together with the communication.
You understand, acknowledge and agree that nothing herein nor on this website, or communicated, or obtained as part of your relationship with PeaceMatrix™ LLC constitutes legal advice, a legal opinion, or legal representation to you or your interests. The materials and content published on this or other website, emails, or other communications, services, are provided on an as-is, as-available basis with no warranty, express nor implied, whether provided by PeaceMatrix™ LLC or any affiliate or third party product, information, or service provider. The Peace Matrix does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of any services, information or the materials on its Internet website(s) or otherwise relating to such materials connected with this website. In no way does PeaceMatrix™ LLC guarantee the correctness or accuracy of any information, nor guarantee any outcome as a result of this website, its viewing, its use, or any resulting engagement, activity or relationship. You are directed to conduct your own investigation regarding any information and services. You may not rely on PeaceMatrix™ LLC in any way, and you accept full responsibility on any reliance on any information or services of PeaceMatrix™ LLC. PeaceMatrix™ LLC does not guarantee the correctness or appropriateness of any information or other aspect of our content or services. PeaceMatrix™ LLC makes no warranties or representations of any kind, expressed or implied, regarding any information or services with PeaceMatrix™ LLC, including warranty of merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement of intellectual property, or other. You agree that neither you or anyone connected with you will not be harmed in any way from engaging in any aspect of the PeaceMatrix™ LLC, discussions, video conferences, communications, or related activities. Use of any services and information obtained by way of PeaceMatrix™ LLC is at Your own risk, and Company specifically denies any responsibility for the accuracy or quality of information obtained through its services. We are not responsible for the content or services of any third party provider or affiliate, product or service. The Peace Matrix has not reviewed all of the websites linked to its Internet website(s) and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked website. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by PeaceMatrix™ LLC of the website. Use of any such linked website is at the user’s own risk. PeaceMatrix™ LLC is not responsible for its content nor the content, communications, dialogue, and statements of third parties. PeaceMatrix™ LLC does not control or endorse any of its subscribers or their communications. You agree that PeaceMatrix™ LLC is not responsible or liable in any way for hurt feelings, offense, offensive statements, annoyance, emotional or mental damages of any kind, harassment, threats, revealing of personal information, law enforcement, private or government action or any other conduct or harm that results from website users or third parties or PeaceMatrix™ LLC as a result of your participation in any PeaceMatrix™ LLC website or activities. The materials appearing on PeaceMatrix™ LLC website(s) could include errors including technical, typographical, or photographic errors. The Peace Matrix does not warrant that any of the materials on its website(s) are accurate, complete, or current. The Peace Matrix may make changes to the materials contained on its website(s), and all services, service levels and pricing at any time and without notice. The Peace Matrix does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials on this website or any other website(s). PeaceMatrix™ LLC may record communications and videoconference discussions as part of our services, and will make reasonable attempts to notify you when such conferences are recorded. You consent to PeaceMatrix™ LLC use of video and audio in videoconference discussions for all purposes including marketing materials and publication of these communications for commercial purposes. Users may not record or save any videoconference communications. You agree to conduct your own research and accordingly make your own decisions about any engagement with any such third party product or service. You are required to inform PeaceMatrix™ LLC if you do not wish to use any such third party product or service, but such notification does not negate the above. You understand that PeaceMatrix™ LLC websites and services are in development and products and services offered are not complete, and are in progress, not fully functional, and no specific service is guaranteed to be properly functioning at any given time. Website functionality and services are in development and may change in services and functionality offered without notice. You agree and accept these possibilities and risks of functionality changes as part of participating in and helping this website in its development and initial launch.
Right to Refuse Service and to Control Website Content
You agree to be respectful and kind, even when you disagree. PeaceMatrix™ LLC reserves the right to refuse service or bar from use of any of its activities to any persons with or without cause. You agree not to use PeaceMatrix™ LLC websites and services in anyway that includes communicating or dealing in an unreasonable and/or unprofessional manner with other users, PeaceMatrix™ LLC administrators, and affiliates, including but not limited to being rude, vulgar, defamatory, slanderous, offensive, threatening, violating anyone’s rights or safety, discriminatory, incendiary or inflammatory language, harassment, obstructing communications or activities of the website or its users or administrators of PeaceMatrix™ LLC, sharing login info, improper or unauthorized access or use of the website, interference with website operations, hacking, threats or violence in any form, doxing and any revealing of any private or personal information, attempting to cause any form of retribution, physical or financial harm. PeaceMatrix™ LLC has full discretion regarding such conduct and reserves the right to take all appropriate legal action. This applies whether or not the underlying act occurs on PeaceMatrix™ LLC website(s), or in any other format, forum, or location, and whether physical or electronic. Participation in discussions, debates, and podcasts for all membership levels is at our sole discretion. If you are refused any aspect of this service, we reserve the right to terminate any membership you may have, and not issue a refund for all payments, at our discretion.
Disclaimer of Liability
Refund and Billing Policy
Refunds are given at our discretion for only the prior transaction or prior month’s billing, and only with a valid excuse and reason. If you are signed up for monthly billing, it is your duty to understand the procedure and process and continue and or cancel a continuing billing in time to not be charged. If you have followed proper procedure to cancel billing but have had a technical issue in doing so, please let us know by email immediately, but no later than 3 days after your failed attempt. If you have paid a review fee for a submission to a PeaceMatrix™, this does not guarantee acceptance of any of your ideas or content, or that it will not be revised in whole or part or completely changed. The review fee pays for our time in examining your proposed content submission whether or not it is accepted. If we do not accept your content, that is not a basis for a refund. We may, but are not obligated to provide a reason for any content not incorporated. We may, but are not required to provide a response as to why any content was not added to the PeaceMatrix™. Accepted submissions will usually be reflected within 7 days of submission.
Any controversy or claim of any loss or damage relating to PeaceMatrix™ LLC website(s) or services shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict of law provisions. In the unlikely event that a dispute arises, you must provide notice within thirty (30) calendar days by email to the official email address of PeaceMatrix™ LLC at admin @ thepeacematrix.org clearly describing the dispute, why you believe PeaceMatrix™ LLC is responsible and in a position to help, and your sought remedy. Please note that PeaceMatrix™ LLC is not responsible for the conduct of third parties and persons. By accepting these terms, you agree that timely providing of such notice is a precondition of any right to seek redress regarding any alleged dispute.
NOTICE OF DUTY TO ARBITRATE: If a dispute arises out of or relates to The Peace Matrix, the website, or any agreement, relationship, or the breach thereof, and if the dispute cannot be settled through negotiation, the parties agree to try in good faith to settle the dispute by mediation administered by the American Arbitration Association under its Commercial Mediation Procedures before resorting to any legal action.
Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this website or relationship, or your use of it, not resolved by mediation, shall be settled by arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association under its Commercial Arbitration Rules. By using PeaceMatrix™ LLC and its website, products or services, including those of affiliates, you hereby waive your right to file legal action in court to seek redress for any alleged wrong. Any dispute between you and PeaceMatrix™ LLC, including its principals, owners, employees, agents, and affiliates, must be brought in commercial arbitration governed by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) in San Francisco before a panel of three arbitrators.
If any portion of these terms and conditions are ever determined to be inapplicable by any court or arbitration forum or other authoritative body, all remaining terms shall continue to remain in effect to further the intent of the parties to be able to provide this website, information, and contents and limit any potential liability of The Peace Matrix to the maximum extent allowed by law.
We collect your personal information you provide to us and by lawful means including related to your use of this website for the purpose of providing the features, information, products and services described on our website or those you have sought, and to fulfill those purposes.
When visitors leave comments on the website or fill out forms or submit information, we may collect the data provided, and also the visitor’s IP address and information from the user’s browser, for reasons including to help spam detection. Email use may also collect various identifier information.
We will never sell your personal information without your permission to unrelated third party marketers.
We will endeavor to protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
We share information with, third parties as is reasonably necessary to fulfill the reasonable goals of the relationship you have sought with us, and we transfer personal data to other websites if requested by the individual who owns the data.
We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of their personal information.
If you do not wish to receive future information about products and services, would like more information about our handling of data or privacy policies, or wish to opt out of any aspect of our services, please inform us by emailing our main email address.
We reserve the right to provide information to law enforcement or as otherwise directed to by a court or other proper authority per the legal process.
We believe in conducting our operating practices in accordance with these principles in order to affect an acceptable standard of protecting and maintaining the confidentiality of any and all personal information collected, but are not responsible for the act of any third parties, unlawful acts of third parties, and matters beyond our reasonable or actual control.
Please note that this is a mailbox and nobody is available at this address. You may also leave a voicemail at general phone number: 800.334.1037. Please note that contacting us by mail or phone does not constitute compliance with your requirement to send us an email to notify us of any dispute with any of our terms as stated above.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this website may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites may behave in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Submitting or posting content
Any and all posting, use, publication, submission, editing, changing, or revising of any content, information, sources, ideas, facts, questions, or any other material provided to us is at the absolute sole discretion of PeaceMatrix™ LLC. The Peace Matrix is not a public forum, but the work of the Architect. By providing, suggesting, or submitting any content, ideas, information, sources, links, questions, or other material, you surrender, relinquish, and quitclaim any and all rights you may have to it, including intellectual property rights, copyright, right to protect ideas, and otherwise completely.