Terms of Use

BLOCKS Terms Of Use

Version date July 12, 2018


The BLOCKS Web Site is comprised of various Web pages operated by BLOCKS Inc. BLOCKS maintains this website (“materials, electronic products and/or services”) in order to provide you with information about our work, and to enable you to interact with us online. This Linking and Use Agreement describes our understanding with you when you visit our website and use our materials, electronic products and and/or services. YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, OUR MATERIALS, ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS AND SERVICES AND/OR DOWNLOADING OF MATERIALS FROM OUR WEBSITE CONSTITUTES YOUR AGREEMENT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH HEREIN.


BLOCKS Inc. reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the BLOCKS Web Site is offered, including but not limited to the charges associated with the use of the BLOCKS Web Site.


The BLOCKS Web Site may contain links to other Web Sites ("Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites are not under the control of BLOCKS Inc. and BLOCKS Inc. is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. BLOCKS Inc. is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. BLOCKS Inc. is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by BLOCKS Inc. of the site or any association with its operators.


As a condition of your use of the BLOCKS Web Site, you warrant to BLOCKS Inc. that you will not use the BLOCKS Web Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the BLOCKS Web Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the BLOCKS Web Site or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the BLOCKS Web Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the BLOCKS Web Sites.

It is inappropriate to use BLOCKS website, our materials, including the BLOCKS name and logo, electronic products and/or services for illegal, inappropriate, or obscene purposes, or in support of such activities.

We define these terms as follows:

"Illegal activities" are those that violate laws, regulations and/or private agreements, including federal or state laws governing charitable activities, copyright laws, trademark laws, license agreements or other intellectual property rights. 

"Inappropriate uses" are any uses other than as permitted by our Terms of Use Agreement, or as may be permitted elsewhere on our website.

"Obscene activities" are those that violate generally accepted social standards for use of this type of material or technology. 

PLEASE BE AWARE: BLOCKS may seek appropriate action to terminate any uses of our material, electronic products and/or services including, but not limited to the name and logo and links bearing our name and logo, in the event we, in our sole discretion, determine that your use does not conform to any of the conditions of our Terms of Use Agreement or as provided elsewhere on our website; infringes any intellectual property or other rights of BLOCKS or a third party; adversely affects BLOCKS' image, reputation and/or our products, services or programs; violates any applicable law, regulation or ordinance; and/or, is a prohibited activity.

Listed below are some, but not all, prohibited activities that may result in action by BLOCKS:

a) Posting, transmitting, or facilitating in the promotion of illegal content through our website or electronic products and services.

b) Using our website, our material, electronic products and/or services to harass, threaten, embarrass, or do anything else to another visitor or third party that is unwanted.

c) Transmitting or facilitating distribution of content that is untrue, threatening, harassing, abusive, racially or ethnically offensive, vulgar, sexually explicit, obscene, defamatory, or objectionable.

d) Using the name and logo or links bearing the name and logo on websites which BLOCKS finds, in its sole discretion, to be objectionable or which includes obscene, violent, intolerant, tasteless, denigrating or sexually oriented content or materials.

e) Pretending to be anyone whom you are not. You may not impersonate BLOCKS staff, or anyone else.

f) Attempting to get a password, other account information, or other private information from others, or harvest e-mail addresses or other information.

g) Posting any unsolicited content or designs, including advertising and promotional materials, at our website.


BLOCKS Inc. does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to BLOCKS Inc. (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any BLOCKS Web Site or its associated services (collectively "Submissions"). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting BLOCKS Inc. permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.

No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. BLOCKS Inc. is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in BLOCKS Inc.'s sole discretion.

By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.


The information, software products, and services included in or available through the  BLOCKS web site may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. BLOCKS Inc. may make improvements and/or changes in the BLOCKS web site at any time.

BLOCKS Inc. makes no representations about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, and accuracy of the information, software, products, services and related graphics contained on the BLOCKS web site for any purpose. 

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, all such information, software, products, services and related graphics are provided "AS IS" without warranty or condition of any kind. BLOCKS Inc. hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with regard to this information, software, products, services and related graphics, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall BLOCKS Inc. be liable for direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages or any damages whatsoever including, without limitation, damages for loss of use, data or profits, arising out  of or in any way connected with the use of or performance of the BLOCKS web site, with the delay or inability to use the BLOCKS web site or related services, the provision of or failure to provide services, or for any information, software, products, services and related graphics obtained through the BLOCKS web site, whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, even if BLOCKS has been advised of the possibility of damages. Because some states/jurisdictions do not allow for the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you. If you are dissatisfied  with any portion of the BLOCKS web site, or with any of the terms of use, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the BLOCKS web site.

SERVICE CONTACT: Contact@blocksusa.org


All contents of the BLOCKS Web Site are: Copyright 2015-2018 by BLOCKS Inc. All rights reserved.


The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

The example companies, organizations, products, people and events depicted herein are fictitious. No association with any real company, organization, product, person, or event is intended or should be inferred.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.


Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement under United States copyright law should be sent to Service Provider's Designated Agent. ALL INQUIRIES NOT RELEVANT TO THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE WILL RECEIVE NO RESPONSE. See Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement.