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Changes under "Prohibited Campaigns" and a major overhaul under "Arbitration and Class Action Waiver".
A new section has been added called "Confidentiality and Privacy & Data Security".
New section added called "Experts Directory"; Partners feature will be deprecated soon.
Requirements clarified for posting updates (in the "Campaign Owners" section).
New terms added under the Partners section.
The Campaign Owner section has been updated regarding holding funds.
Intro paragraph updated concerning "Additional Terms".
Changes in "Disputes between Campaign Owners and Contributors".
Sections updated: Prohibited Campaigns, Community Guidelines, License to Users and Use of Indiegogo Trademarks, Campaign Owners, and Recovering Funds.
Clarification added under the section "Indiegogo is a Venue" concerning the sale of securities.
The "Payments Services" section has been updated concerning chargebacks and the recovering funds policy; The prohibited perks policy has been updated to include human remains.
The "Unsolicited Idea Submissions" section has been updated to clarify the rights and responsibilities of Indiegogo and its users regarding such submissions.
The Campaign Owners section has been modified (again).
Clarified eligibility criteria to run a campaign on Indiegogo and updated language in refund and arbitration processes; Sections updated: "Community Guidelines", "Campaign Owners", "Refunds" and "Arbitration".
Language updated in the "Generosity.com" section to outline Campaign Owner responsibilities.
The following sections have been updated to reflect Indiegogo's most current practices: "Refunds", "Disputes between Campaign Owners and Contributors", "InDemand", and "Payment Services".
The "Payment Services" section has been updated to reflect Indiegogo's most current payment services practices.
Terms removed from the "Campaign Owners" section; An "InDemand" section has been added to clarify the program.
A new section has been added called "Prohibited Visual Elements", which clarifies prohibited elements in Campaign images.
"Campaign Owners" section revised to clarify promotion of Perks in InDemand.
Significant changes made. According to Indigogo: "We released a new version of the Terms of Use with major revisions to the document in its entirety."
According to Indiegogo: "We released a new version of the Terms of Use with major revisions to the document in its entirety."
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INDIEGOGO, INC.

TERMS OF USE

	Effective August 24,November 19th, 2017 

	These Terms of Use (The "TERMS OF USE") govern use of the websites and services (the "SERVICES") of Indiegogo, Inc., a Delaware corporation (together with its affiliates, "INDIEGOGO"), in addition to any supplemental terms applicable to any particular features, content and functionality of the Services, which such supplemental terms are incorporated by reference into the Terms of Use. By using the Services, Users agree to be bound by these Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy, all applicable laws and all conditions or policies referenced here (collectively, the "TERMS"). Indiegogo may amend the Terms at any time by posting a revised version of the Terms on our Services. Access to or continued use of the Services after the effective date of the revised Terms constitutes your acceptance of the revised Terms. For questions about the Product Marketplace, please visit these Additional Terms.   

DEFINITIONS

	In these Terms, we refer to those raising funds as "CAMPAIGN OWNERS" and to their fundraising campaigns as "CAMPAIGNS." We refer to those contributing funds as "CONTRIBUTORS" and to the funds they contribute as "CONTRIBUTIONS." Campaign Owners, Contributors and other visitors to the Services are referred to collectively as "USERS."   

INDIEGOGO IS A VENUE

	Indiegogo is an online crowdfunding venue for people and entities seeking to raise funds for their own Campaigns and to contribute to the Campaigns of others. Campaign Owners can offer gifts or rewards in the form of tangible items or intangible services (collectively, "PERKS") to Contributors. Perks are not offered for sale. Indiegogo makes no representations about the quality, safety, morality or legality of any Campaign, Perk or Contribution or the truth or accuracy of User Content (as defined below) posted on the Services. Indiegogo does not represent that Campaign Owners will deliver Perks or that Contributions will be used as described in the Campaign. Users use the Services at their own risk. The Services do not include the offer or sale of securities (as such term is defined in the Securities Act of 1933), and Indiegogo, Inc. is not a broker-dealer or a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.   

ELIGIBILITY TO USE THE SERVICES

	Users under 18 years of age are not eligible to use the Services without consent. Users between the ages of 13 and 17, can use the Services with the consent and supervision of a parent or legal guardian who is at least 18 years old, provided such parent or legal guardian also agrees to be bound by the Terms and agrees to be responsible for such use of the Services. Users suspended from using the Services are not eligible to use the Services. Indiegogo reserves the right to refuse use of the Services to anyone and to reject, cancel, interrupt, remove or suspend any Campaign, Contribution, or the Services at any time for any reason without liability.   

PROHIBITED CAMPAIGNS

	Campaign Owners are not permitted to create a Campaign to raise funds for illegal activities, to cause harm to people or property, or to scam others. If the Campaign is claiming to do the impossible or it's just plain phony, don't post it. Users must comply with all applicable laws and regulations in connection with their Campaigns, including offering Perks and using Contributions. Campaign Owners shall not make any false or misleading statements in connection with their Campaigns.  

	Campaign Owners must not: (1) include threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, or profane content in any Campaign, or content that is invasive of another's privacy; (2) impersonate any person or entity, including any employee or representative of Indiegogo, or (3) infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, or other right of any other person or entity, or violate any law or contract.  

	Political campaigns, electoral campaigns, and campaigns run by PACs (Political Action Committees) are also prohibited on Indiegogo.  


PROHIBITED PERKS

	Campaign Owners are not permitted to offer or provide any of the following as a Perk: 

 	 any form of "security" (as such term is defined in the Securities Act of 1933);
 	 any form of financial incentive or participation in any profit sharing;
 	 any alcoholic consumer products (vouchers or memberships offering physical delivery of alcoholic consumer products are permitted);
 	 any controlled substance or drug paraphernalia;
 	 any weapons, ammunition and related accessories;
 	 any form of lottery or gambling;
 	 any human remains, such as bones or skulls;
 	 any form of air transportation; or
 	 any items promoting hate, discrimination, personal injury, death, damage, or destruction to property; or any items (a) prohibited by applicable law to possess or distribute, (b) that would violate applicable law if distributed, or (c) that would result in infringement or violation of another person's rights if distributed.

COMMUNITY GUIDELINES

	Indiegogo is not a place for hatred, abuse, discrimination, disrespect, profanity, meanness, harassment, or spam. Do not: 

 	 use the Services to promote violence, degradation, subjugation, discrimination or hatred against individuals or groups based on race, ethnic origin, religion, disability, gender, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity;
 	 post images or videos that are sexually explicit or post links to sites that contain sexually explicit material or show people or animals being hurt or degraded;
 	 spam the comments sections or other Users with unsolicited or unauthorized offers of goods and services, advertising, promotional material, junk mail, spam or chain letters, or inappropriate messages;
 	 engage in any activity that interferes with or disrupts the proper working of the Services or any activities conducted on the Services; or
 	 bypass any measures Indiegogo may use to prevent or restrict access to the Service;
 	 run any form of auto-responder or "spam" on the Service;
 	 Use manual or automated software, devices, or other processes to "crawl" or "spider" any page of the Site; or
 	 take any action that imposes, in Indiegogo's sole discretion, an unreasonable load on Indiegogo's infrastructure;
 	 represent products created by others as your own creation, or act as a reseller of others' products;

	Indiegogo reserves the right to remove Campaigns and terminate User Accounts for such activities.   

PROHIBITED VISUAL ELEMENTS IN CAMPAIGN IMAGES

	Campaign Owners are not permitted to do any of the following with Campaign images: 

 	 incorporate Indiegogo colors and branding elements, including but not limited to logos, colored frames, borders or badges;
 	 include any visual element that could be interpreted to have been produced by Indiegogo, including but not limited to banners, progress bars or funding stats;
 	 include any visual element that communicates endorsement by Indiegogo.

DISPUTES BETWEEN CAMPAIGN OWNERS, THIRD PARTIES AND CONTRIBUTORS

	Campaign Owners are legally bound to perform on any promi