Terms and Conditions
Conditions of Use
Compassion International, Inc. provides the services described on PicturesofPoverty.com to you subject to the following conditions.
If you visit, you accept these conditions. Please read them carefully.
In addition, when you use any current or future Compassion International, Inc. website service or visit any entity referenced by Compassion International, Inc., its website, you also will be subject to the guidelines and conditions applicable to any such entity.
Privacy and Security Statement
Information collected on a Compassion International, Inc. website is subject to Compassion International, Inc.'s Online Privacy Statement.
All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, photographs, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the sole and exclusive property of Compassion International, Inc. or its content suppliers and is protected by United States and international copyright laws. The compilation of all content on this site is the exclusive property of Compassion International, Inc. and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.
Compassion International, Inc.'s trade names, trademarks, trade dress, and service marks, including those marks indicated on its websites are the sole and exclusive property of Compassion International, Inc., including, without limitation, designs, logos, page headers, button icons and scripts ("Marks"). Compassion International, Inc.'s Marks and trade dress may not be used in connection in any way not expressly authorized in writing by the Compassion International, Inc. or in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among the public, or in any manner that disparages or discredits Compassion International, Inc. All other trademarks not owned by Compassion International, Inc. that appear on this site are the property of their respective owners.
License and Site Access
Compassion International, Inc. grants you a limited, nonexclusive, nontransferable, and revocable license to access and make personal use of this site and not to download or modify it, or any portion of it, except with express written consent of the Compassion International, Inc.This license does not include any resale or commercial use of this site or its contents; any collection and use of any information, images, content or photographs or any derivative use of this site or its contents; any downloading or copying of information for the benefit of another; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. This site or any portion of this site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of Compassion International, Inc. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any Marks, photographs, content or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of Compassion International, Inc.'s website without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing Compassion International, Inc.'s website name or Marks without the express written consent of Compassion International, Inc. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by Compassion International, Inc., to access this site.
Custom licenses for the use of pictures on this site are available upon request. Request a custom photo license.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY THIS SITE IS PROVIDED BY COMPASSION INTERNATIONAL, INC. ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. COMPASSION INTERNATIONAL, INC. MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS SITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT OR MATERIALS INCLUDED ON THIS SITE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. COMPASSION INTERNATIONAL DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE, ITS SERVERS, OR E-MAIL SENT FROM THE COMPASSION INTERNATIONAL WEBSITE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. COMPASSION INTERNATIONAL, INC. WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
Site Policies, Modification, and Severability
Compassion International, Inc., reserve the right to make changes to this site, policies, and these Conditions of Use at any time. If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.
Are Cookies Used?
Cookies are used to determine the success of Compassion's website and marketing campaigns. This allows Compassion to be good stewards with the donations that are given and to determine its online effectiveness, which helps keep expenses low.
In addition to cookies, Compassion uses other technologies, including pixel tags, to gather information on how its users interact with its websites and to help it efficiently monitor its websites and marketing campaigns. These technologies, for example, show popular pages, conversion rates, click-throughs and other information that can be used to improve the websites. Compassion occasionally shares select non-personal information with trusted third parties. Compassion and its third party vendors use pixel tags to track and analyze non-personally identifiable usage information to compile statistical traffic analysis or usage patterns. Third-party cookies may also be used to inform, optimize and serve Compassion ads on other websites based on your visits to Compassion websites.
What is a Cookie?
A cookie is a series of data characters that, when programmed into a website, is placed by the web server into the browser's application folder on your computer. Once placed onto your machine, the cookie will allow the website to "recognize" you as a unique individual. Cookies do not collect data from the end user's hard drive.
Can Cookies be Removed From My Hard Drive?
Yes, cookies can be removed from your hard drive. Also, depending on what type of web browser and what browser version you are using, you may be able to change the properties on your cookie file so that cookies are not used or saved. Please check with your browser provider for more information on removing cookies.