Terms of Service

Current as of October 2018


By visiting gradbag.org (the “Website”), you agree to the following Terms of Service (“Terms of Service”). These Terms are subject to change. Up-to-date Terms of Service will be posted at this URL. It is your responsibility to know and abide by current Terms of Service each time you visit the website.

We reserve the right to terminate, alter, or pause any content or the features of the Website without notice or liability.

This Website not intended for persons under the age of 13 years. Use of this website or submission of Content by persons under the age of 13 years without parental consent is against our Terms of Service.

All assets hosted on this Website, including text, images, audio, and video, are property of or used with permission by Grad Bag and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws and regulations. You may not use the content on this Website for commercial purposes. You may not copy, transmit, distribute, download, or exploit content on the Website for any reason other than for non-commercial purposes such as educational, charitable, or personal use. Embedded or shared content is used according to the terms of host domains.


Certain parts of this Website may allow you to submit or upload contributions in the form of text, images, video, audio, or other files (“Content”). You may also be given links to e-mail Grad Bag or its staff members.

You may not upload, publish or send by e-mail obscene, abusive, pornographic, defamatory, libelous, or otherwise illegal material; submit, upload, or send content for commercial purposes, or content that solicits goods and services for profit motive or that is not in line with the mission or vision of Grad Bag.

By submitting Content to Grad Bag, you hereby grant Grad Bag an unrestricted, irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide royalty-free license to copy, reproduce, publish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, publicly display, perform, modify, create derivative works from, and otherwise freely use the Content. Grad Bag may delete submitted Content for any reason.

Certain parts of the website may solicit personal data or personally non-identifiable information. The handling of this information is governed by our Privacy Policy (include link).


You may not use this Website or any of the content contained herein to intentionally do harm to Grad Bag, its Website visitors, its program members, its staff, affiliated organizations, or its supporters. You may not use this Website in a manner that causes damage to the content on or functionality of the Website and or its services. You may not circumvent or sabotage any of the measures we have taken to protect the security and functionality of this Website or the data at Grad Bag.

External links or URLs outside of gradbag.org linked from this website are subject to Terms of Service (or Terms and Conditions) of their respective domains, not the ones mentioned on this page.

Any materials that are made available for downloading, access, or other use from this site with their own license terms will be governed by such terms, conditions, and notices.

This Website may display the names and stories of students that have participated in a Grad Bag or a partner’s program. You may not use any information on this Website to contact, invade the privacy of, harass, or harm any student.


Your use of the Website and its content is at your own risk.

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Grad Bag as well as all of its affiliates, contractors, sponsors, supporters, program members, and employees from and against all claims and costs, from the use of the Website or its content, information transmitted to Grad Bag by you, violations of our Terms of Service, your violation of any third party rights, including intellectual property rights, or the violation of law or regulations.

Grad Bag does not legally endorse or represent the reliability of any information, opinion, or advice, on this Website. You agree, represent, and acknowledge that use of such content is at your own risk. The Website and all content therein are distributed on an “as is” basis without warranties of any kind, implied, explicit, or statutory, including warranties of title, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose.


These Terms of Service have been and shall be governed by New York law. You agree to inform us of any violations of our Terms of Service, including copyright violations, at info@gradbag.org.