Website Terms of Use

The Kendall County Giving Connections (KCGC) website is provided as a no fee and advertiser-free service that allows the user to find publicly available or organization-provided information on local nonprofits, community-based organizations, churches, government organizations and agencies serving the residents of the Kendall County, Texas communities (Organizations).  
No fees are required for inclusion or use of this website nor are there any advertisements on this website.  This website was created strictly by volunteers who donated their time and resources to create a connection point between local residents and local Organizations.

The website administrators do not validate or verify the accuracy of the information found herein, nor endorse any of the organizations found herein.  Information on each organization was found in publicly available data or was provided directly by the Organizations. 

The website administrators do not guarantee or validate the legal rights of an Organization to be a nonprofit.  ​More detailed information on Charitable Foundations and Nonprofits can be found on the Internal Revenue Service web link https://www.irs.gov/charities-non-profits/, including an organizations’ tax exempt status and filings, or on Nonprofit accountability and transparency rating websites such as charitynavigator.org, guidestar.org, or charitywatch.org.

The website defines the local area as being all of Kendall County, Texas plus some extension into neighboring communities like Fair Oaks, Pipe Creek, Leon Springs, Bulverde and Spring Branch.


Criteria for an organization to be included in this website  
 

  • Organizations should be qualified under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, be a church, or be a governmental agency.

  • Organizations should serve residents in the local area.

  • Organizations should be based in the local area, have a local affiliate to a larger organization, or be outside of the local area but provide services to residents in the local area.  

  • Organizations that are self-serving or raising funds for personal gain or a single team may be excluded at the discretion of the website owners; for example, a sports youth league may be included where an individual team in that league would not be included.  

  • Foundations are included if they support local organizations and residents.

  • Ministries based in the local area but serving needy outside of the local area will not be included.

  • Political organizations will not be included.

  • Organizations and clubs that exist exclusively for the enjoyment of their club members may be excluded.

  • Organizations will be excluded if they have requested to be excluded.

These criteria are general in nature and exceptions to the criteria may be found.  The website administrators use their discretion to include or exclude an Organization. ​

Your Comments And Concerns
Questions, corrections to information, feedback, comments, requests, and other communications relating to the Website should be directed to: KENDALLCOUNTYGIVING@gmail.com

Changes To The Terms Of Use
We may revise and update these Terms of Use from time to time in our sole discretion. All changes are effective immediately when we post them.  You are expected to check this page from time to time when you access this Website so you are aware of any changes.


Accessing The Website
We reserve the right to withdraw or amend this Website, and any service or material we provide on the Website, in our sole discretion without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Website, or the entire Website, to users.


Prohibited Uses
You should use the Website only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms of Use. You should not use the Website:

  • In any way that violates any applicable federal, state, local, or international law or regulation (including, without limitation, any laws regarding the export of data or software to and from the US or other countries).

  • To impersonate or attempt to impersonate Kendall County Giving Connections or its representatives, another user, or any other person or entity (including, without limitation, by using email addresses associated with any of the foregoing).

Additionally, you should not:

  • Use the Website in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the site or interfere with any other party’s use of the Website, including their ability to engage in real time activities through the Website.

  • Use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, process, or means to access the Website for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on the Website.

  • Use any manual process to monitor or copy any of the material on the Website, or for any other purpose not expressly authorized in these Terms of Use, without our prior written consent.

  • Use any device, software, or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Website.

  • Introduce any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful.

  • Attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage, or disrupt any parts of the Website, the server on which the Website is stored, or any server, computer, or database connected to the Website.

  • Attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.

  • Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website.
     

Reliance On Information Posted
The information presented on or through the Website is made available solely for general information purposes. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of this information. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk. We disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by you or any other visitor to the Website, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.  This Website may include content provided by third parties, including materials provided by other users, bloggers, and third-party licensors, syndicators, aggregators, and/or reporting services. All statements and/or opinions expressed in these materials, and all articles and responses to questions and other content, other than the content provided by Kendall County Giving Connections, are solely the opinions and the responsibility of the person or entity providing those materials. These materials do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Kendall County Giving Connections. We are not responsible, or liable to you or any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials provided by any third parties.


Changes To The Website
We may update the content on this Website from time to time, but its content is not necessarily complete or up-to-date. Any of the material on the Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.


Linking To The Website And Social Media Features
You may link to our homepage, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval, or endorsement on our part without our express written consent.

 

This Website may provide certain social media features that enable you to:

  • Link from your own or certain third-party websites to certain content on this Website.

  • Send emails or other communications with certain content, or links to certain content, on this Website.

  • Cause limited portions of content on this Website to be displayed or appear to be displayed on your own or certain third-party websites.

 

You may use these features solely as they are provided by us solely with respect to the content with which they are displayed.  Subject to the foregoing, you must not:

  • Establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.

  • Cause the Website or portions of it to be displayed on, or appear to be displayed by, any other site, for example, framing, deep linking, or in-line linking.

  • Link to any part of the Website other than the homepage.

  • Otherwise take any action with respect to the materials on this Website that is inconsistent with any other provision of these Terms of Use.

We may disable all or any social media features and any links at any time without notice in our discretion.


Links From The Website
If the Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your convenience only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access any of the third-party websites linked to this Website, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites.


Geographic Restrictions
The owner of the Website is based in the United States. We provide this Website for use only by persons located in the United States. We make no claims that the Website or any of its content is accessible or appropriate outside of the United States. Access to the Website may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Website from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.


Disclaimer Of Warranties
You understand that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from the internet or the Website will be free of viruses or other destructive code. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to our site for any reconstruction of any lost data. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, VIRUSES, OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR GOODS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON IT, OR ON ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO IT.  YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR GOODS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR GOODS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NEITHER KENDALL COUNTY GIVING CONNECTIONS NOR ANY PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH KENDALL COUNTY GIVING CONNECTIONS MAKES ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, QUALITY, ACCURACY, OR AVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER KENDALL COUNTY GIVING CONNECTIONS NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH KENDALL COUNTY GIVING CONNECTIONS REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, OR ANY SERVICES OR GOODS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE, OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT OUR SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR GOODS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS.  TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, KENDALL COUNTY GIVING CONNECTIONS HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.


Limitation On Liability
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL KENDALL COUNTY GIVING CONNECTIONS, ITS AFFILIATES, OR THEIR LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS, OR DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE, ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO IT, ANY CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE.

Last Updated November 30, 2021