Last Updated: February 19, 2013

Welcome to your mentoring program built on the Chronus (“Chronus”) mentoring platform. On this site, or any related sites (the “Site”), you will engage in mentoring activities as a mentor (“Mentor”) or as a mentee (“Mentee”) which will enhance your and your organization’s knowledge, talents, and successes (the “Purpose”). Your use of the Site and any services provided herein are conditioned upon your acceptance without modification of these terms and conditions and all other rules, policies, and procedures that may be published on this Site or otherwise communicated to you (together, the “Terms of Service”).

By using the Site, you agree to comply with the Terms of Service. If you do not agree to the Terms of Service, you must terminate your use of the Site immediately.

Chronus may modify the Terms of Service from time to time and such modifications, additions, or deletions (the “Amendments”) will be effective immediately upon posting on this Site or Chronus.com, with or without direct notice to you. Your continued use of the Site shall constitute your acceptance of all such Amendments.

  1. Privacy Policy -

    Your use of the Site is conditioned upon your consent to the Chronus Privacy Policy located here. The Privacy Policy provides information on how Chronus collects, uses, and discloses the information it collects. You represent and warrant to Chronus that you have read the Privacy Policy and you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions stated therein.

  2. Use of the Site -

    Conditioned upon your compliance with these Terms of Service, Chronus grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferrable, non-sublicensable, revocable license to use the Site solely for the Purpose. Chronus reserves all rights not expressly granted herein. This license does not include or authorize, and you agree to refrain from: (a) any resale or commercial use of the Site or the content therein; (b) the collection and use of any user listings, pictures, profiles, ratings, or descriptions; (c) the distribution, public performance, or public display of any Site content; (d) modifying or otherwise making any derivative uses of the Site or the Site content, or any portion thereof; (e) use of any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering or extraction methods; (f) downloading (other than the page caching) of any portion of the Site, the Site content, or any information contained therein, except as expressly permitted on the Site; (g) any use of the Site or Site content other than for the Purpose; (h) decompiling, disassembling, reverse engineering, or otherwise attempting to derive the source code for the Site or any software associated with the Site; and (i) altering or removing any copyright, trademark, or other protective notices contained in or on any portion of the Site. Any use of the Site or any content therein other than as specifically authorized herein, without the prior written permission of Chronus, is strictly prohibited and will automatically terminate all licenses granted herein.

  3. User Content -

    This Site includes areas in which users or third parties may post, create, modify, store or otherwise provide information, materials, or other items (“User Content”). As a condition of using this Site, you represent, warrant, and covenant that all User Content is not and will not be: unlawful, libelous, obscene, threatening, defamatory, false, misleading, harassing, otherwise objectionable, or encouraging of foregoing actions, does not contain any hardware or software viruses of any kind, is not “spam” or other solicitations of any kind, and does not infringe any intellectual property or privacy/publicity rights of any third parties. Chronus hereby disclaims any and all responsibility and assumes no liability for any User Content posted on the Site. By submitting User Content on the Site, you grant Chronus a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, sub-licensable, transferable, assignable, irrevocable, unrestricted, license, for the life of the relevant intellectual property right, to: reproduce, prepare derivative works of, distribute, display, publically perform, translate, alter, edit, mutilate, (thereby waiving moral rights where possible), make, use, and sell the User Content solely for bona vide business reasons in the sole discretion of Chronus.

  4. Third Party Advice; Services; Websites -

    The Site may contain advice provided by third parties ("Third-Party Advice"), and may also provide information regarding or link to certain applications, websites, or services provided or offered by third parties (collectively the "Third-Party Services"). Chronus does not recommend, endorse, have control over, or monitor any Third-Party Advice or Third-Party Services. Therefore, Chronus makes no guarantee, representation, or warranty of any kinds as to the quality, competency, value, reliability, responsiveness, safety effectiveness, accuracy, or completeness of any such Third-Party Advice or Third-Party Services or the results obtained therefrom. Chronus assumes no responsibility or liability for any Third-Party Advice or Third-Party Services or for the actions or failure to act of those providing such Third-Party Advice or Third-Party Services. You assume full responsibility for your use of any such Third-Party Advice or Third-Party Services, and Chronus is not responsible or liable for any Third-Party Advice or Third-Party Services.

  5. Interactions Between Users -

    You are solely responsible for your interactions (including any disputes) with other Site users (this includes Mentors / Mentees as appropriate). You understand that Chronus does not screen users and makes no representations or warranties about them. Due to this, you covenant to Chronus that you will exercise caution, discretion, common sense, and good judgment in all interactions with other Site users. If you decide to interact with other Site users offline, you do so at your own risk. Chronus disclaims all liability for any harm that befalls you and you expressly agree to hold Chronus and any related individuals or companies harmless for any and all damages to you regardless of your good judgment, caution, discretion and the like.

  6. Registration Data; Account Security -

    In consideration of your use and access to the Site, you agree to: (a) provide accurate, current, and complete information about you as may be prompted by any registration forms on the Site ("Registration Data"); (b) maintain the security of your password and identification; (c) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data, and any other information you provide to Chronus, to keep it accurate, current, and complete; and (d) accept all risks of unauthorized access to the Registration Data and any other information you provide to Chronus. In addition, you agree not to access, use, or attempt to access or use, the Site, any services provided using the identity or the Registration Data of any person other than you.

  7. Indemnification -

    You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Chronus, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, or anyone else related to Chronus against any and all claims, losses, liabilities, damages, costs, or expenses from all lawsuits or causes of action arising out of or related to breach of any representations, warranties, covenants, or any other terms contained in this Terms of Service. You shall employ legal counsel to defend such suit or action at your expense. Chronus shall have the right to approve such counsel, but Chronus shall not unreasonably withhold its approval.

  8. WARRANTY & DISCLAIMER -

    THIS SITE, AND ALL CONTENT AND FEATURES CONTAINED HEREIN, ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND THERE ARE NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES WHATSOEVER. ADDITIONALLY, CHRONUS SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS, TO THE EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW, ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, LACK OF VIRUSES, OR ACCURACY OF ANY RESPONSES OR RESULTS. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. CHRONUS MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR THAT THE SITE WILL PROVIDE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR FREE USE. YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.

  9. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY -

    IN NO EVENT WILL CHRONUS, ITS AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, LICENSORS OR ANY OTHER RELATED PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES IN CONNECTION WITH OR ARISING OUT OF THIS AGREEMENT OR YOUR USE OF THE SITE, EVEN IF CHRONUS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. In no event will CHRONUS's liability to you, whether in contract, tort (incluDINg negligence), or otherwise exceed U.S. ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100).

  10. Copyright Protection -

    The Site and the content contained herein are protected under United States and International Copyright laws. As such, except as expressly authorized in writing by Chronus or Chronus’s licensors, any reproduction, creation of derivative works, distribution, display, public performance, translation, or alteration of this Site or the content contained herein is strictly prohibited. Additionally, you agree you will not delete or in any manner alter the copyright notices or markings appearing on this Site.

  11. Trademark Protection -

    “Chronus,” its logo, slogan, or any other source-identifying information (the “Marks”) are trademarks of Chronus. No third party shall use these Marks, or any other trademarks, slogans, or logos which are likely to cause confusion with Chronus’s Marks, to mislead consumers about the origin of the third party’s goods or services, or to signal Chronus’s affiliation with, or sponsorship of, such third party’s products, services, websites, or companies. Additionally, Chronus strictly forbids the use of “frames,” framing techniques, meta tags, or any other “hidden text” utilizing the Marks. You agree you will not delete or in any manner alter the trademark notices or markings appearing on the Marks. Any Chronus use of third party trademarks are intended as “fair use” and Chronus has no intention whatsoever to trade off the goodwill developed by unaffiliated third parties.

  12. Dispute Resolution, Injunctions, & Governing Law -

    You agree that all disputes or claims relating your use of this Site will be resolved individually (not in a class or consolidated) and through binding arbitration as opposed to State or Federal court only after you have contacted Chronus with your concern. You agree the arbitration shall be conducted by the American Arbitration Association and under its rules. You agree the arbitrator will apply the substantive laws of Washington State. Visit www.adr.org for more information. Additionally, you agree that all arbitration hearings shall be conducted by phone or through the submission of documents unless otherwise mutually agreed upon. However, if your claims qualify for “small claims” court, Chronus agrees you may file your claim in “small claims” court. Given the above language, you expressly grant Chronus the authority to file injunctive or other equitable relief in a court of competent jurisdiction to prevent or halt the breach of any terms of use or conditions stated in this Terms of Service. For any claims against Chronus filed in a contrary manner to this Terms of Service, you agree that Chronus may file a claim to recover attorneys’ fees in a court of competent jurisdiction.

  13. Communication Via Email -

    You agree and consent that all electronic communications via email or postings on this Site satisfy any writing requirements under the law. Such communications may pertain to: agreements between Chronus and you; notices to you about security issues; our Privacy Policy; mandatory disclosures; or any other matters Chronus deems important.

  14. Eligibility -

    This Site and any services provided are intended solely for users who are thirteen (13) years of age or older. Any registration by, use of or access to the Site by anyone under 13, is unauthorized, unlicensed and in violation of these Terms of Service. By using the Site, you represent and warrant to Chronus that you are 13 years of age or older.

  15. Entire Agreement & Severability -

    This is the entire agreement between Chronus and you and supersedes any prior written or oral agreements. If any provision of the Terms of Service becomes invalid, illegal, void, or unenforceable under any applicable law, each such provision shall be deemed amended to conform to applicable law; or, if it cannot be amended without materially altering the terms of this Terms of Service, such provision shall be deleted. Additionally, the failure of Chronus to enforce any right or provision of this Terms of Service does not constitute a waiver of that right or a waiver of future enforcement.