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The following are terms of a legal agreement between you and the BBBS Foundation. By accessing, browsing and/or using this website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these terms and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including export and re-export control laws and regulations. If you do not agree to these terms, do not use this website.

This Website may contain other proprietary notices and copyright information, the terms of which must be observed and followed. Information on this Website may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Information may be changed or updated without notice.

The BBBS Foundation may also make improvements and/or changes in the products and/or the programs described in this information at any time without notice. The BBBS Foundation assumes no responsibility regarding the accuracy of the information that is provided by the BBBS Foundation and use of such information is at the recipient's own risk.

The BBBS Foundation provides no assurances that any reported problems may be resolved with the use of any information that the BBBS Foundation provides. By furnishing information, the BBBS Foundation does not grant any licenses to any copyrights, patents or any other intellectual property rights.

The BBBS Foundation does not want to receive confidential or proprietary information from you through our Web site. Please note that any information or material sent to the BBBS Foundation will be deemed NOT to be confidential.

By sending the BBBS Foundation any information or material, you grant the BBBS Foundation an unrestricted, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute those materials or information, and you also agree that the BBBS Foundation is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques that you send us for any purpose. However, we will not release your name or otherwise publicize the fact that you submitted materials or other information to us unless: (a) we obtain your permission to use your name; or (b) we first notify you that the materials or other information you submit to a particular part of this site will be published or otherwise used with your name on it; or (c) we are required to do so by law.

If you've opted into our text Messages providing Alerts, Notices and/or promotional offers:

You have subscribed and expressly consented to receive SMS alerts and notifications on your mobile telecommunications device from Big Brothers Big Sisters Foundation for purposes of providing you notices and/or alerts your donations, pickups and related account with us and/or special promotional offers. You acknowledge, understand and agree as follows:

Message frequency depends on user. Message and Data rates may apply. These would be charged by, and be payable by you to, your mobile service provider. You acknowledge, understand and agree that we shall not be held liable for any delays in the receipt of our text message to you, as its delivery is subject to effective transmission from your mobile service provider. In addition, if you decide you no longer want to subscribe, you can respond to any text alert and notifications you receive by texting in the word STOP to 422273 to cancel.

Messages sent via SMS may not be delivered to you if your phone is not in range of a transmission site, or if sufficient network capacity is not available at a particular time. Even within a coverage area, factors beyond the control of your wireless carrier may interfere with message delivery, including the customer's equipment, terrain, proximity to buildings, foliage, and weather. You acknowledge that urgent alerts may not be timely received and that your wireless carrier does not guarantee that alerts will be delivered.

Content may not be available on all carriers. Participating carriers are: ACG, ALLTEL/AWC, AT&T Mobility, Boost, Cincinnati Bell, Google Voice, Metro PCS, Nextel, Rural Carrier Groups, Sprint, Tier 2/3 Group, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, Verizon Wireless, Virgin Mobile. Data obtained by us from you in connection with our providing you the text messages as described above may include your cellular number, the name of your mobile service provider, and the date, time and content of the text messages we send you. We may use this information to contact you and to provide the text messages you have requested.

If you have any questions regarding the above terms or the types of text messages to be received by you as described above, then you can respond to any such message you receive by texting in the word HELP and replying back to the message at 422273. Or, you can contact us at (774) 776-7200 or by visiting donate@bbbsfoundation.org.

You can learn more about the BBBS Foundation privacy practices on the Web.