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Terms of Use
This page states the Terms of Use ("Terms") under which you ("You") may use the Unclaimed Property Professionals Organization (UPPO) Website and the UPPO Services (each as defined below).

These Terms constitute a binding agreement between You and UPPO, and are deemed accepted by You each time that You use or access any UPPO Site or UPPO Services. If You do not accept the Terms stated here, do not use the UPPO Sites and the UPPO Services.

The UPPO Sites are defined as any websites under UPPO's control, whether partial or otherwise (including, without limitation, the UPPO Sites and the Web site from which these terms of use were accessed from). The UPPO Sites include a variety of features and services, including an on-line service to post and search employment opportunities ("UPPO Services”). The UPPO Sites also include on-line communities designed to facilitate valuable professional and personal networking among users of the UPPO Sites ("Users”) based on common experiences and interests ("UPPO Communities”). The UPPO Sites also allow Users to create individual profiles, which may include personal information (”Profiles”), and to make these Profiles, or aspects thereof, public.

UPPO may revise these Terms at any time by posting an updated version to this Web page. You should visit this page periodically to review the most current Terms because they are binding on You.

Users who violate these Terms may have their access and use of the UPPO Sites suspended or terminated, at UPPO's discretion.

By visiting the UPPO Sites or accepting these Terms, You represent and warrant to UPPO that You have reached the age of majority in your jurisdiction, and that You have the right, authority and capacity to agree to and abide by these Terms. You also represent and warrant to UPPO that You will use the UPPO Sites in a manner consistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations.

Use of UPPO Content
UPPO authorizes You to view and access a single copy of the content available on or from the UPPO Sites solely for your personal use. The contents of the UPPO Sites such as text, graphics, images, logos, button icons, software and other UPPO content (collectively, "UPPO Content"), are protected under United States copyright, trademark and other laws. All UPPO Content is the property of UPPO or its content suppliers or clients. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement and assembly) of all content on the UPPO Sites is the exclusive property of UPPO and is protected by United States copyright, trademark, and other laws. Unauthorized use of the UPPO Content may violate these laws, and is strictly prohibited. You must retain all copyright, trademark, service mark and other proprietary notices contained in the original UPPO Content on any authorized copy You make of the UPPO Content.

You agree not to sell or modify the UPPO Content or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the UPPO Content in any way for any public or commercial purpose, in connection with products or services that are not those of the UPPO Sites, in any other manner that is likely to cause confusion among consumers, that disparages or discredits UPPO or its licensors, that dilutes the strength of UPPO's or its licensor's property, or that otherwise infringes UPPO's or its licensor's intellectual property rights. You further agree to in no other way misuse UPPO Content that appears on this Site. The use of the UPPO Content on any other Web site or in a networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited. Any code that UPPO creates to generate or display any UPPO Content or the pages making up any UPPO Site is also protected by UPPO's copyright and you may not copy or adapt such code.

UPPO Site Restrictions
Users may not use any UPPO Site in order to transmit, post, distribute, store or destroy material, including without limitation, UPPO Content, (a) in violation of any applicable law or regulation, (b) in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property rights of others or violate the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others, or (c) that is defamatory, obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful.

Specific Prohibited Uses
The job posting, resume database ("UPPO Resume Database”) and other features of the UPPO Sites may be used only for lawful purposes by individuals seeking employment and career information and employers seeking employees. UPPO Communities and Profiles may be used only for lawful purposes by individuals to network for personal or professional purposes with other individuals.

UPPO specifically prohibits any other use of the UPPO Sites, and all Users agree not to do any of the following: (a) post any jobs on any UPPO Site for any competitor of UPPO or post jobs or other content that contains links to any site competitive with UPPO; (b) post jobs or content on any UPPO Site that contain hyperlinks, "hidden" keywords or keywords that are irrelevant to the job or are otherwise misleading; (c) post jobs for modeling or talent or talent scouting positions on any UPPO Site; (d) use any UPPO Resume Database for any purpose other than as an employer seeking employees, including but not limited to using the information in the UPPO Resume Database to sell or promote any products or services; (e) use the UPPO Communities for commercial recruitment, executive search, staffing, outsourced employment or any other professional employment or recruitment activity; (f) post or submit to any UPPO Site any incomplete, false or inaccurate biographical information or information which is not your own; (g) send unsolicited mail or e-mail, make unsolicited phone calls or send unsolicited faxes regarding promotions and/or advertising of products or services to a User of any UPPO Site; (h) delete or revise any material posted by any other person or entity; (i) take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on any UPPO Site's infrastructure; (j) aggregate, copy or duplicate in any manner any of the UPPO Content or information available from any UPPO Site, without express written consent from UPPO; or (k) frame or link to any UPPO Content or information available from any UPPO Site.

UPPO does not necessarily monitor any materials posted, transmitted, or communicated to or within the Site. If you believe that something on the Site violates these Terms please contact our designated agent set forth below.

If notified by a User of User Content or other materials which allegedly do not conform to these Terms, UPPO may in its sole discretion investigate the allegation and determine whether to take any other actions whether to remove or request the removal of the User Content. UPPO has no liability or responsibility to Users for performance or nonperformance of such activities.

User Content and Submissions
You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, advertisements, messages or other materials submitted, posted or displayed by You on or through a UPPO Site ("User Content") is the sole responsibility of the person from which such User Content originated. UPPO claims no ownership or control over any User Content. You or a third party licensor, as appropriate, retain all patent, trademark and copyright to any User Content you submit, post or display on or through UPPO and you are responsible for protecting those rights, as appropriate. By submitting, posting or displaying User Content on or through UPPO, you grant UPPO a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to reproduce, adapt, distribute and publish such User Content through UPPO. In addition, by submitting, posting or displaying User Content which is intended to be available to the general public, you grant UPPO a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to reproduce, adapt, distribute and publish such User Content for the purpose of promoting UPPO services. UPPO will discontinue this licensed use within a commercially reasonable period after such User Content is removed from UPPO. UPPO reserves the right to refuse to accept, post, display or transmit any User Content in its sole discretion.

You also represent and warrant that You have the right to grant or that the holder of any rights, including moral rights in such content, has completely and effectively waived all such rights and validly and irrevocably granted to You the right to grant, the license stated above. If you post User Content in any public area of any UPPO Site, You also permit any User to access, display, view, store and reproduce such User Content for personal use. Subject to the foregoing, the owner of such User Content placed on any UPPO Site retains any and all rights that may exist in such User Content.

UPPO acts as a passive conduit for the online distribution and publication of User Content and has no obligation to screen User Content, communications or information in advance and is not responsible for screening or monitoring User Content posted by Users. However, UPPO may review and remove any User Content that, in its sole judgment, violates these Terms, violates applicable laws, rules or regulations, is abusive, disruptive, offensive or illegal, or violates the rights of, or harms or threatens the safety of, Users of any UPPO Site. UPPO reserves the right to expel Users and prevent their further access to the UPPO Sites and/or use of the UPPO Services for violating the Terms or applicable laws, rules or regulations. UPPO may take any action with respect to User Content that it deems necessary or appropriate in its sole discretion if it believes that such User Content could create liability for UPPO, damage UPPO's brand or public image, or cause UPPO to lose (in whole or in part) the services of its ISPs or other suppliers.

UPPO does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of User Content or any other communications posted by Users or endorse any opinions expressed by Users. You acknowledge that any reliance on material posted by other Users will be at your own risk.

The following is a partial list of User Content that is prohibited on the UPPO Sites. The list below is for illustration only and is not a complete list of all prohibited User Content.
Content that: 

  • is implicitly or explicitly offensive, such as User Content that engages in, endorses or promotes racism, bigotry, discrimination, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual; 
  • harasses, incites harassment or advocates harassment of any group or individual; 
  • involves the transmission of "junk mail", "chain letters," or unsolicited mass mailing or "spamming"; 
  • promotes or endorses false or misleading information or illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous; 
  • promotes or endorses an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person's copyrighted work, such as providing or making available pirated computer programs or links to them, providing or making available information to circumvent manufacture-installed copy-protect devices, or providing or making available pirated music or other media or links to pirated music or other media files; 
  • contains restricted or password only access pages, or hidden pages or images; 
  • displays or links to pornographic, indecent or sexually explicit material of any kind; 
  • provides or links to material that exploits people under the age of 18 in a sexual, violent or other manner, or solicits personal information from anyone under 18; or 
  • provides instructional information about illegal activities or other activities prohibited by these Terms, including without limitation, making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone's privacy, providing or creating computer viruses or pirating any media; and
  • solicits passwords or personal identifying information from other Users.

It is also a violation of the Terms, to include in any User Content submitted to UPPO Communities information that may be interpreted as direct solicitation, advertisement or recruitment for an available job position directed to individuals seeking employment on either a full time or part time basis.

Any Profile You submit must describe You, an individual person. Examples of inappropriate and prohibited Profiles include, but are not limited to, Profiles that purport to represent an animal, place, inanimate object, fictional character, or real individual that is not You. You may not include in your Profile any telephone numbers, street addresses, email addresses or other means of contacting You, other than your last name and URLs.

If notified by a User of User Content or other materials which allegedly do not conform to these Terms, UPPO may in its sole discretion investigate the allegation and determine whether to take any other actions whether to remove or request the removal of the User Content. UPPO has no liability or responsibility to Users for performance or nonperformance of such activities.

We appreciate hearing from our Users and welcome your comments regarding our services and the UPPO Sites. Please be advised, however, that our policy does not permit us to accept or consider creative ideas, suggestions, inventions or materials other than those which we have specifically requested. While we do value your feedback on our services, please be specific in your comments regarding our services and do not submit creative ideas, inventions, suggestions, or materials. If, despite our request, You send us creative suggestions, ideas, drawings, concepts, inventions, or other information (collectively the "Submission"), the Submission shall be the property of UPPO. None of the Submission shall be subject to any obligation of confidentiality on our part and we shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of any Submission. UPPO shall own exclusively all now known or later discovered rights to the Submission and shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the Submission for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to You or any other person.

Designated Agent:
Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. Sec. 512(c), UPPO's Designated Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement or inappropriate content can be reached through the contact information contained below. Service of repeat infringers of copyright or of users about who repeat claims of copyright infringement are received will be no longer be allowed to post Content.

Designated Agent for Claimed Infringement:
Name: Toni J. Nuernberg, CAE
Title: Association Liaison/Executive Director
Address: 8441 Wayzata Blvd., Suite 270, Golden Valley, MN 55426
Phone: 763-253-4340
Web address:

You acknowledge and agree that upon receipt of a notice of a claim of copyright infringement, UPPO may immediately remove the identified materials from the UPPO Site or Website without liability to UPPO or any other party and that the claims of the complaining party and the party that originally posted the materials will be referred to the United States Copyright Office for adjudication as provided in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act

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