Last updated June 28, 2023
VillageReach (“Company,” “we,” “us,” “our”), is a company registered in Washington, United States at 210 S Hudson St, Suite 307, Seattle, WA 98134. We operate the website UPDWG.org (the “Site”), and provide network membership and other related services (collectively “the Services”) to a global network of individuals and organizations comprising the UAV for Payload Delivery Working Group (the “UPDWG”).
You can contact us by phone at +1 (206) 512-1530, email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by mail to 210 S Hudson St, Suite 307, Seattle, WA 98134, United States.
These Terms constitute a legally binding agreement made between you, whether personally or on behalf of an entity (“you”), and VillageReach, concerning your access to and use of the Site and Services. You agree that by accessing the Site and Services, you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by all of these Terms. If you do not agree with all of these Terms, then you are expressly prohibited from using the Site and Services and you must discontinue use immediately.
Supplemental Terms and conditions or documents that may be posted on the Site from time to time are hereby expressly incorporated herein by reference. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to make changes or modifications to these Terms from time to time. We will alert you about any changes by updating the “Last updated” date of these Terms, and you waive any right to receive specific notice of each such change. It is your responsibility to periodically review these Terms to stay informed of updates. You will be subject to, and will be deemed to have been made aware of and to have accepted, the changes in any revised Terms by your continued use of the Site and Services after the date such revised Terms are posted.
The Site and Services are intended for users who are at least 18 years old. Persons under the age of 18 are not permitted to use or register for Services offered on the Site.
We maintain and operate the Site as a service and resource for the benefit of visitors – both UPDGW members and non-members. Any use of the Site by visitors that would limit or constrict the availability or quality of these services and resources is prohibited. Visitors shall not use the Site to post, submit or otherwise distribute unlawful, defamatory, abusive, obscene or offensive materials. Furthermore visitors shall not use the Site in any way that may violate third-party rights including copyright, trademark or privacy. Generally, information provided on the Site is for informational and educational purposes. Certain sections of the Site are intended for particular member audiences and other sections are intended for the general public.
The Site and Features are provided “as is” and “when available” and the content and functionality may be changed. We make no representations and give no warranties, whether express or implied, about the accuracy, completeness, currency nor suitability of the content published on this Site, nor that the services will be free from errors or omissions or that the use of the Site will be uninterrupted. We expressly excludes and disclaims all liability or responsibility to any person in respect of use of the Site, any inaccuracies or errors, or anything done or omitted to be done in reliance upon the contents of the Site. Should you rely on the information and/or technology contained in this Site, then you do so at your own risk.
The content of the Site is subject to copyright protection. This content includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance, graphics, and all written, video and audio materials. None of the content of this Site may be copied other than for non-commercial individual reference, and only if all copyright or other proprietary notices are retained. Subject to your compliance with these Terms, we grant you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to access the Site and Services and download or print a copy of any portion of the content to which you have properly gained access.
Except as set out in this section or elsewhere in our Terms, the Services and Content may be copied, aggregated, republished, uploaded, posted, publicly displayed, encoded, translated, transmitted or distributed when you identify us as the owners or licensors of the Services or content and ensure that any proprietary notice appears or is visible on posting, reproducing, or displaying our content. Except as expressly provided in our Terms, no part of the Site, Services or content may be sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose whatsoever. Any breach of these rights will constitute a material breach of our Terms and your right to use our Site and Services will terminate immediately.
If you should link to any third-party websites from this Site, you shall be bound by and undertake to comply with the copyright and other provisions of each such website.
All product names, whether or not in large print or with the trademark symbol, are trademarks of VillageReach, related companies or its licensors or joint venture partners. Any use of these trademarks or any other materials, except as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited and may violate copyright law, trademark law, the law of defamation (slander and/or libel), the law of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.
This Site may contain links or references to other websites maintained by third parties over whom we have no control. Such links are provided merely as a convenience. Similarly, this Site may be accessed from third party links over which we have no control. We make no warranties or representations of any kind as to the accuracy, currency, or completeness of any information contained in such websites and shall have no liability for any damages or injuries of any kind arising from such content or information. Inclusion of any third party link in this Site does not imply any endorsement or recommendation by us of such website, or any association with its operators.
Unauthorized use of this Site, including posting or transmission of data which violates or infringes in any way upon our rights or third parties, which is unlawful, defamatory or otherwise objectionable, may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
These Terms and your use of this Site shall be governed by the laws of the state of Washington, USA. Any legal action or proceeding related to this Site shall be brought exclusively in court of competent jurisdiction, in Seattle, Washington, USA .
If any provisions of these Terms are held to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, then such provision shall be severable without affecting the enforceability of all remaining provisions.
UPDGW membership is intended for all types of companies, organizations, and professionals working to advance the use of drone technology, specifically to strengthen the logistics sector. By becoming an UPDWG member, you agree to these Terms. We retain the right to refuse any membership at our sole discretion, at any time, without prior notice.
We retain the right to amend UPDWG membership categories, features, benefits, price, term and eligibility at our sole discretion, at any time, without prior notice. All such amendments will be communicated directly to all affected members and posted on the Site.
By registering as a member, you represent and warrant that: (1) all registration information you submit will be true, accurate, current, and complete; (2) you will maintain the accuracy of such information and promptly update such registration information as necessary; (3) you have the legal capacity and you agree to comply with these Terms; (4) you are not a minor in the jurisdiction in which you reside; (5) you will not access the Site and Services through automated or non-human means, whether through a bot, script or otherwise; (6) you will not use the Site and Services for any illegal or unauthorized purpose; and (7) your use of the Site and Services will not violate any applicable law or regulation.
If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current, or incomplete, we have the right to suspend or terminate your membership and refuse any and all current or future use of the Site and Services (or any portion thereof).
Payment of annual membership dues are required at the time of membership application. All payments shall be in US dollars. You agree to pay all charges at the prices then in effect for your purchase(s) and you authorize us (and or our payment services vendor) to charge your chosen payment provider for any such amounts upon placing your order.
Membership runs on an anniversary basis, will be activated upon receipt of full payment of membership dues and is valid for a 12 month term from the payment date. In advance of the date your membership will expire, you will receive an auto renewal email notification along with an opt-out link should you elect to cancel your membership. During the term of your membership you will have access to all membership benefits applicable to the membership category that was purchased. Unused membership benefits cannot be rolled over from one term to another.
Membership fees are not deductible as charitable contributions to VillageReach for U.S. federal income tax purposes. Membership fees may be deductible as business expenses, according to the law or regulation of your state or country. Any such nondeductible amount will be communicated to members on payment invoices.
We may terminate your membership or delete your account and any content or information that you posted at any time, without warning, in our sole discretion. We may also suspend your membership if your dues payment is not received within ten (10) days after your membership expiration date. You may cancel your membership at any time by writing to VillageReach at info@UPDWG.org. Any membership dues paid are non-refundable unless agreed upon by the Company. Memberships are also not exchangeable or transferable to any other person or third party entity. However, employee memberships may be transferred to another employee within the member organization with our approval.
The Services may invite you to chat, contribute to, or participate in blogs, webinars, online forums, online and in person events and other functionality, and may provide you with the opportunity to create, submit, post, display, transmit, perform, publish, distribute, or broadcast content and materials to us or on the Services, including but not limited to text, writings, video, audio, photographs, graphics, comments, suggestions, or personal information or other material (collectively, “Contributions”). Contributions may be viewable by other users of the Services. As such, any Contributions you transmit may be treated as non-confidential and non- proprietary. When you create or make available any Contributions, you thereby represent and warrant that:
Any use of the Services in violation of the foregoing violates these Legal Terms and may result in, among other things, termination or suspension of your rights to use the Services.
Although we have no obligation to monitor any Contributions, we shall have the right to remove or edit any Contributions at any time without notice if in our reasonable opinion we consider such Contributions harmful or in breach of these Legal Terms. If we remove or edit any such Contributions, we may also suspend or disable your account and report you to the authorities.
There may be information on the Services that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies, or omissions, including descriptions, pricing, availability, and various other information. We do not warrant the completeness or accuracy of information on the Service. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions and to change or update the information on the Services at any time, without prior notice.
We reserve the right to change, modify, or remove the contents of the Services at any time or for any reason at our sole discretion without notice. However, we have no obligation to update any information on our Services. We will not be liable to you or any third party for any modification, price change, suspension, or discontinuance of the Services.
We cannot guarantee the Services will be available at all times. We reserve the right to change, revise, update, suspend, discontinue, or otherwise modify the Services at any time or for any reason without notice to you. You agree that we have no liability whatsoever for any loss, damage, or inconvenience caused by your inability to access or use the Services during any downtime or discontinuance of the Services. Nothing in these Legal Terms will be construed to obligate us to maintain and support the Services or to supply any corrections, updates, or releases in connection therewith.
These Legal Terms shall remain in full force and effect while you use the Services. Without limiting any other provision of these legal terms, we reserve the right to, in our sole discretion and without notice or liability, deny access to and use of the services (including blocking certain IP addresses) to any person for any reason or for no reason, including without limitation for breach of any representation, warranty, or covenant contained in these legal terms or of any applicable law or regulation.
We may terminate your use or participation in the services and any content or information that you posted at any time, without warning, in our sole discretion.