Terms of Use

Please read these terms and conditions of use carefully before using this site.

College Now Greater Cleveland (“College Now”) offers this website (the “website”) to you, the user, conditioned upon your acceptance of all of the terms, conditions, policies, and notices posted throughout the website. By using the website, you signify your assent to these Terms and Conditions and any subsequent modifications. We may revise these Terms and Conditions from time to time by updating this posting, with the new terms taking effect on the date of posting. You should review these Terms and Conditions every time you use this website as they are binding on you. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use set forth here, please do not use this website.

No Endorsement

The website may contain links to third-party websites which are not under the control of the College Now. College Now is not responsible for the content of any linked site or for any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. College Now is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply that College Now endorses, guarantees, or accepts any responsibility for the content on such a third-party site. If you link to a third-party website, you will be subject to such website’s legal terms and policies including, without limitation, such website’s terms of use and privacy policy.

No Financial, Legal or Tax Advice

The information on the website is provided for educational and/or informational purposes only. Such information or materials do not constitute and are not intended to provide legal, accounting, or tax advice and should not be relied on for any such purpose. We suggest that you consult an attorney, accountant and/or financial advisor to answer any financial or legal questions.

Personal and Noncommercial Use

The website is for your personal and noncommercial use. As a condition to your continued use of the website, you warrant to College Now that you will not use the website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions.

Use by Persons Under 13 is Restricted

In accordance with federal law and the guidelines set up by the Federal Trade Commission regarding youth privacy, College Now will not knowingly collect any personal information from young people under the age of 13. This website is restricted to users over the age of 13. Users 13 or under are welcome to visit this website but must obtain parent or guardian consent before submitting any personal information.

Disclaimer of Warranties

Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the website is provided to you “as is” and “as available” without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, covering the accuracy of the information contained within the website. College Now makes no warranties about the accuracy, reliability, completeness or timeliness of the website content, software text, graphics, and links, or about results to be obtained from using the website or College Now services.

Limitation of Liability

In no event shall College Now or any third parties mentioned on the website be liable for any costs, damages and expenses whatsoever (including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, lost profits or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the use or inability to use the website or the content of the website, whether based on warranty, contract, tort or any other legal theory, and whether or not College Now is advised of the possibility of such damages. College Now shall be liable to you only for gross negligence or willful misconduct and only to the extent of actual damages incurred by you, not to exceed U.S. $100.00 (one hundred dollars). Because some states and countries do not allow the exclusion of limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you. Remedies under this agreement are exclusive and are limited to those expressly provided for in this agreement.


You agree to defend, indemnify and hold College Now, its officers, directors, employees and agents, sponsors and grantees, licensors, vendors and suppliers harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements, including, without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your use of the website in a manner that violates or is alleged to violate these Terms and Conditions.


You agree that College Now may terminate your use of the website if College Now reasonably believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of these Terms and Conditions of Use, or violated the rights of College Now or any third party, or for any reason with or without notice to you. You agree that College Now may modify or discontinue the website, with or without notice to you. You agree that College Now will not be liable to you or any third party as a result of such modification or discontinuation.

General Provisions

If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition.


College Now may deliver notice to you under these Terms and Conditions by means of electronic mail, a general notice on the website, or by written communication delivered by first class U.S. mail if you are donor to, or advisor regarding, a fund administered by College Now.

Privacy Policy

Like all organizations with a web presence, College Now receives standard tracking data when you visit our site. Information from your browser, including your IP address, pages visited, the length of time you spend on our site and files you download is recorded in our website server logs. We use and analyze this data to develop site content and continue to provide you with a positive experience when you visit our website. However, no personal information is collected during the tracking process. Online giving transactions are processed on a secure server. We have put into effect appropriate procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Once you provide us with personal, professional or financial information, that data remains confidential. We will not sell, rent, loan or otherwise share any personally identifying information you provide with any individual or organization. While we strive to protect the personal information of our users, College Now will release personal information if required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary or appropriate. In accordance with federal law and the guidelines set up by the Federal Trade Commission regarding youth privacy, College Now will not knowingly collect any personal information from young people under the age of 13.

Electronic Newsletter

You may remove yourself from our mailing list at any time. If you are receiving our electronic newsletter by mistake, or have any problems whatsoever unsubscribing, please contact us and we will take the necessary steps to remedy the situation.

Links to Other Sites

As a community service, College Now may provide links to websites of various nonprofits and nonprofit resources. Unless we expressly state otherwise, College Now makes no representations whatsoever concerning the content of those sites. A link to a website from collegenowgc.org is not an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship or affiliation with respect to such site, its owners or providers. This privacy policy applies solely to the information collected by this site.

Copyright Statement

Copyright in the text materials contained in this website is owned by College Now. These text materials may be used, downloaded, reproduced or reprinted, provided that this copyright notice appears on all copies and provided that such use, download, reproduction or reprint is for noncommercial or personal use only. The text materials contained in the website may not be modified in any way. Copyright in the photographs, illustrations, artworks and other graphic materials are reserved to College Now and/or the copyright owners (licensors). Prior permission to use, download, reproduce or reprint any photograph, illustration, artwork or other graphic material must be obtained by the copyright owner, regardless of intended use.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability

Because of the number of possible sources of information available through this website, and the inherent hazards and uncertainties of electronic distribution, there may be delays, omissions and inaccuracies in such information. College Now cannot and does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, currentness, noninfringement or fitness for a particular purpose of the information available through this website, nor do we guarantee that this website will be error-free and continuously available.

Linking to Other Sites

You may establish a hypertext link to this site from your website, so long as the page containing the link properly attributes the linked site to College Now and does not state or imply any sponsorship of your site by College Now. We may revoke this permission at any time. Without prior written consent of College Now, you may not create a link to this site that incorporates or relies upon, in whole or in part, any content from any page on this website, or that incorporates any copyrighted or otherwise intellectual property of College Now.

Privacy Policy Changes

College Now may amend this privacy policy from time to time. Such changes will be publicly posted in this area of our website. If you have any questions or concerns about College Now’s privacy policy, please contact us.