Terms and Conditions

Information regarding the websites, social media platforms, as well as online and offline donation platforms owned by BRC

Terms and Conditions

Websites, social media platforms, as well as our online and offline donations platforms (collectively referred to as the “Sites”) is owned and operated by the Bowery Residents’ Committee, 131 W. 25th Street, New York, New York 10001 (together with its business partners and affiliates, "BRC").

Your use of the Sites is governed by the provisions contained in these Terms and Conditions (the "Terms and Conditions").  Please take a few minutes to review these provisions.  Your use, or access, of the Web site constitutes your agreement to be bound by these provisions. 

Use Of BRC Web Properties:  You may access and use the Sites solely pursuant to these Terms and Conditions for your personal, non-commercial use. 

Unauthorized Access:  You agree not to attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Sites or any restricted portion of the Sites, interfere with the performance of the Sites, exceed the permitted use, attempt to access any other user's data or otherwise compromise any aspect of the Sites.  You may not use spiders, robots or other automated data mining techniques to catalog, download, store or otherwise reproduce, store or distribute content available on the Sites.  You may not take any action to interfere with the Sites or any other user's use of the Sites, including, without limitation, via means of overloading, "flooding", "mailbombing" or "crashing" the Sites.  You may not send unsolicited e-mail, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services, through the Sites or forge or mask your true identity in any e-mail or posting.  User may not frame portions of the Sites within another website or establish links from any other website to any page of the Sites other than the home page without the prior written consent of BRC. 

Proprietary Rights:  All pages and content on the Sites, including but not limited to, text, graphics, audio, video, photographs, articles or other materials, are the intellectual property of, or are authorized for use by, BRC and its licensors, business partners and affiliates.  Except as expressly permitted in these Terms and Conditions, you may not modify, copy, or reproduce in any way content available on the Sites without the prior written consent of BRC. 

Information: Any information you provide or upload through the Sites must be truthful information and you may not use any aliases or other means to mask the true identity of any party.  You may not upload any information regarding another person or entity without the express permission of that party.  Except as expressly stated herein or in the Privacy Policy, no obligation shall be imposed upon BRC as a consequence of any communication solicited or received by it through the Sites.  You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless BRC from any third party claims as a result of personally identifiable information provided by you to BRC in violation of these Terms and Conditions or applicable law.

Changes:  All information posted on the Sites is subject to change without notice.  In addition, these Terms and Conditions may be changed at any time without prior notice. We will make such changes by posting them here.  You should check this page for such changes frequently.  Your continued access of the Sites conclusively demonstrates your acceptance of those changes. 

Disclaimer:  The Sites, including all content made available on or accessed through the Sites, is provided “as is.” To the fullest extent permissible by law, BRC and its employees , representatives, agents, affiliates, contractors, business partners and other entities that assist in providing the Sites (the “BRC parties”) make no representations or warranties of any kind whatsoever for the content or the Sites. The BRC parties do not warrant that the functions contained on the Sites or any materials or content contained therein will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Sites or the server that makes it available is free of viruses or other harmful components. The BRC parties shall not be liable for the use of the Sites, including, without limitation, the content and any errors contained therein. In no event will the BRC parties be liable under any theory of tort, contract, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for any lost profits, lost data, lost opportunities, costs of cover, exemplary, punitive, personal injury/wrongful death, special, incidental, indirect or other consequential damages, each of which is hereby excluded by agreement of the parties regardless of whether or not either party has been advised of the possibility of such damages. In addition, in no event shall the total liability of the BRC parties arising from or relating to your use of the Sites exceed the amount paid by you relating to such use or one (1) dollar, whichever is greater.

Links:  The Sites may contain links to, or may frame, other websites not maintained by BRC.  Other sites may also reference or link to the Sites. BRC encourages you to be aware when you leave the Sites or view framed websites and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that you visit.  BRC is not responsible for the information collection, privacy practices or content of such other sites.

Privacy:  BRC takes the privacy of you and your information very seriously.  For further information about how we use information collected on the Sites, please view our Privacy Policy.

Severability:  If any part of these Terms and Conditions shall be held or declared to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction, such provision shall be ineffective but shall not affect any other part of these Terms and Conditions.

Governing Law.  The laws of the State of New York shall govern these Terms and Conditions.  YOU HEREBY EXPRESSLY CONSENT TO EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION AND VENUE IN THE COURTS LOCATED IN NEW YORK COUNTY, NEW YORK.

Questions:  Should you have any questions regarding these Terms and Conditions you may contact us at info@brc.org.

From the Desk of Muzzy

Rather than create wealth for private developers, could we use the same shelter contract to create housing for low-income people?

Muzzy Rosenblatt,
CEO & President