Sky's The Limit Terms & Conditions

Youth Business USA is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization (EIN# 27-4333255) with a mission to empower underserved young adult entrepreneurs in the United States.

This user agreement (“UA” or “User Agreement”) provides the terms governing your use of Youth Business USA services and programs, including Youth Business USA’s digital platform, currently at skysthelimit.org. Your use of Youth Business USA Program Services constitute your consent to this Agreement.

Youth Business USA services (“we”, “our”, “us”, “Youth Business USA Services”, “Services”, “digital platform”, “skysthelimit.org”, or simply “Program Services”) mean all current and future services provided by or through Youth Business USA, including without limitation, access to an account on our system and the services offered through such account or otherwise, such as our services that collect information about your personal and professional history that allow us to match you with an advising/mentoring partner, allows your advising/mentoring partner to access information about you, and enables you and other users to find each other and connect for advice or industry expertise, as well as all assessments, diagnostic tools, and other materials provided by or through Youth Business USA, whether in electronic, hardcopy or any other form. The Program Services include the services themselves and all intellectual property rights therein.

YOUTH BUSINESS USA PROGRAM SERVICES MAY NOT BE USED BY MINORS, DEFINED AS UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE. IF YOU ARE UNDER 18 YEARS OLD, YOU MAY NOT USE YOUTH BUSINESS USA SERVICES, INCLUDING SKYSTHELIMIT.ORG. YOUTH BUSINESS USA PROVIDES PROGRAM SERVICES ON A LIMITED BUDGET WITH LIMITED ORGANIZATIONAL CAPACITY. YOUTH BUSINESS USA PRIORITIZES THESE LIMITED RESOURCES ON PROGRAM SERVICES FOR USERS LOCATED IN THE UNITED STATES. PROGRAM SERVICES ARE NOT CURRENTLY INTENDED FOR USERS PHYSICALLY LOCATED OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES.

We may change this Agreement by notifying you of such changes by any reasonable means, including by posting a revised Agreement through the Program Services. Any such changes will not apply to any dispute between you and us arising prior to the date on which we posted the revised Agreement incorporating such changes, or otherwise notified you of such changes.

Your use of Youth Business USA Program Services following any changes to this Agreement will constitute your acceptance of such changes. We may, at any time and without liability, modify or discontinue all or part of the Services (including access to the Services via any third-party links); charge, modify or waive any fees required to use the Services; or offer opportunities to some or all users of the Services.

This Agreement applies to all users of any current or future Youth Business USA Program Services, including, but not limited to advisees, advisors, mentees, mentors, internal consulting participants, volunteers, and program managers.

To become a Youth Business USA user, you must read and accept all the terms of this Agreement and the Youth Business USA Privacy Policy. In the case of any inconsistency between the Privacy Policy and this Agreement, this Agreement shall govern.

Nothing in this Agreement or the Privacy Policy shall be construed to confer any rights or benefits on any third-party.

If you do not agree to be bound by this Agreement, you are prohibited from accessing or using any Youth Business USA Program Services. We reserve the right to modify this Agreement or our Privacy Policy at any time, without notice, by posting amended terms on our website. Your continued use of our Program Services indicates your agreement to be bound by any such amended Agreement or Privacy Policy.

Program Services are not available to minors under the age of 18 or to any users whose accounts are suspended or terminated by Youth Business USA. Users are prohibited from having more than one account and are prohibited from selling, trading, or otherwise transferring or sharing their Youth Business USA account to or with any other person. If you do not qualify, you are not allowed to use our Program Services.

We may make available the ability to purchase or otherwise obtain certain products or services through the Program Services (a “Transaction”). If you wish to make a Transaction, you may be asked to supply certain relevant information, such as your credit card number and its expiration date, your billing address and your shipping information. YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO USE ANY CREDIT CARD THAT YOU SUBMIT IN CONNECTION WITH A TRANSACTION. By submitting such information, you grant to us the right to provide such information to third parties for purposes of facilitating Transactions. Verification of information may be required prior to the acknowledgment or completion of any Transaction. By making a Transaction, you represent that the applicable Products and/or Services will be used only in a lawful manner.

You agree to pay all charges incurred by you or on your behalf through the Services, at the prices in effect when such charges are incurred. In addition, you are responsible for any taxes applicable to your Transactions.

Users of the Services may make available certain materials (each, a “Recorded Entry”) through or in connection with the Services, including on profile pages (each, a “Profile”) or on the Services’ interactive services, such as message boards and other forums, and chatting, commenting and other messaging functionality (each, a “Forum”). Youth Business USA has no control over and is not responsible for any use or misuse (including any distribution) by any third party of Recorded Entries. IF YOU MAKE ANY OF YOUR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE OR OTHER INFORMATION PUBLICLY AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SERVICES, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK.

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your login information and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your login or account with or without your knowledge. You shall not provide your login information to any other person. You agree to immediately notify us of any use of your account by any person other than yourself or any other breach of security.

For purposes of clarity, you retain ownership of your Recorded Entries. For each Recorded Entry, you hereby grant to us a worldwide, royalty-free, fully paid-up, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, transferable and fully sublicensable (through multiple tiers) license, without additional consideration to you or any third party, to reproduce, distribute, perform and display (publicly or otherwise), create derivative works of, adapt, modify and otherwise use and exploit such Recorded Entry, in any format or media now known or hereafter developed, and for any purpose (including promotional purposes, such as testimonials).

In addition, if you provide to us any ideas, proposals, suggestions or other materials, whether related to the Services or otherwise, it will be deemed a Recorded Entry, and you hereby acknowledge and agree that such Recorded Entry is not confidential, and that your provision of such Recorded Entry is gratuitous, unsolicited and without restriction, and does not place Youth Business USA under any fiduciary or other obligation.

You represent and warrant that you have all rights necessary to grant the licenses granted in this section, and that your Recorded Entries, and your provision thereof through and in connection with the Services, are complete and accurate, and are not fraudulent, tortious or otherwise in violation of any applicable law or any right of any third party. You further irrevocably waive any “moral rights” or other rights with respect to attribution of authorship or integrity of materials regarding each Recorded Entry that you may have under any applicable law under any legal theory.

You agree that you will use your account and all other Youth Business USA Program Services at your own risk. We will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature whatsoever that you may incur in connection with any use of your account or of any of our Products or Services.You agree that we may, at any time, with or without cause, and without notice, suspend or terminate your account and/or access to any or all Program Services. Without limiting the foregoing, the following may, at our discretion, lead to a termination of your use of our Program Services: (a) breach of this Agreement or any other agreement, policy, rule, or guideline, (b) request by law enforcement or other government agency, (c) technical issues or problems, or (d) extended periods of inactivity. Furthermore, you agree that any suspension or termination, partial or full, shall be made in our sole discretion and that we shall not be liable to you nor to any third-party for any suspension or termination of your account or access to our Program Services.

You agree not to use our Program Services directly or indirectly to:

  1. Post any content, upload, make any email or other communication, or otherwise transmit or make available anything that is illegal, unlawful, libelous, defamatory, abusive, obscene, discriminatory, or otherwise objectionable.
  2. Use our Program Services for any purpose or in any manner that violates any law, rule, or regulation.
  3. Misrepresent your identity, or any facts about yourself or your background, or any facts about any other person, entity, or event, including but not limited to the use of a pseudonym, or misrepresenting your current or previous positions and qualifications, or misrepresenting your affiliations with any person or entity, past or present.
  4. Post any content, upload, make any email or other communication, or otherwise transmit or make available anything that you do not have the right to disclose, including anything you are prohibited from disclosing under any law, contract, or fiduciary relationship (such as insider information, or proprietary or confidential information learned or disclosed as part of an employment relationship or under a nondisclosure agreement).
  5. Post any content, upload, make any email or other communication, or otherwise transmit or make available anything that violates the rights of any person or entity, including without limitation anything that infringes upon any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or any other proprietary or intellectual property right.
  6. Post any content, upload, make any email or other communication, or otherwise transmit or make available any advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of solicitation, advertising, marketing, or promotion. This prohibition includes but is not limited to: a) using Youth Business USA invitations to send messages to people who do not know you or who are unlikely to recognize you as a known contact; b) using Youth Business USA to connect to people who do not know you and then sending unsolicited promotional messages to those direct connections without their permission; and c) sending messages to distribution lists, newsgroup aliases, or group aliases.
  7. Post any content, upload, make any email or other communication, or otherwise transmit or make available anything that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment.
  8. Stalk or harass anyone.
  9. Forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin or destination of any communication.
  10. Post content in fields that aren’t intended for that content.
  11. Interfere with or disrupt any Products or Services or servers or networks connected to our Program Services, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to our Program Services.

  • Advising/Mentoring Program Participants +

    In addition to all other terms of this Agreement, you also agree that the following additional terms shall apply if you participate in any Youth Business USA advising/mentoring program:You agree to honor confidentiality with your advising/mentoring partner and your advising/mentoring partner’s organization (your “Partner”). You agree that a duty is owed your Partner to maintain the confidentiality of Confidential Information of your Partner provided by your Partner or obtained by you. This means you shall treat such information as confidential and shall not use, disclose, duplicate, copy, transmit or otherwise disseminate such information (or permit it to be used, disclosed, duplicated, copied, transmitted or otherwise disseminated) at any time prior to or after the termination of this Agreement, except in pursuit of your Partner’s business or as specifically permitted in writing by your Partner, whether you have such information in your memory, electronically, or in writing or other tangible form. The term Confidential Information shall include:Any information of your Partner not generally known to the public, including, without limitation any trade secrets or proprietary information concerning your Partner, its sales, personnel or accounting procedures, accounts, operations, devices, techniques, methods, business plans, software (regardless of its state of completion or form of recordation), data processing programs, data bases, models, product proposals, internally devised technology, system or network architecture or topology, secret processes, products, capacities, systems, security practices, research development, machines, inventions, legal agreements, research projects and Work(s), and other means used by your Partner in the provision of products or services to customers and in the conduct of its business, whether or not developed, acquired or compiled by your Partner.Any information concerning customers and prospective customers of your Partner and/or the business activities of your Partner and/or its customers, including without limitation, trade secret and proprietary information concerning accounts, financial standing, investment holdings, your Partner’s marketing strategies and other personal financial data compiled by your Partner and/or provided by customers, specific financial needs and requirements with respect to investment, financial position and standing, leads, referral and references to customers, holding book or customer book pages, assets and obligations carried in accounts of customers, and all records and documents concerning the business and affairs of your Partner and/or its customers (including without limitation copies and originals and any graphic format or electronic media) whether or not developed, compiled or acquired by your Partner.The identity of any and all confidential or proprietary information or data belonging to or concerning any of your Partner’s customers and any third parties that is in the possession, custody or control of your Partner.Confidential Information shall not include information thatWas or in the future becomes publicly available through no wrongful action on your part, Was or in the future becomes known to you independent of your relationship with your Partner, Was or becomes in the future developed by you without use of any Confidential Information and outside the scope of any arrangement with your Partner, or Was or in the future becomes obtained by you from a third-party who has the right to provide such information to you at such time.You agree that cross-recruiting is not allowed. This means that nominating, soliciting, or otherwise recruiting your advising/mentoring partner to work for you, for your organization, or for any other person or organization is prohibited.You understand that your conversations with your advising/mentoring partner or a Youth Business USA staff member will remain confidential. However, information regarding your attendance at events may be shared with your organization. In addition, aggregate data regarding your satisfaction and involvement with any Youth Business USA Program Services may be shared with your organization. Without limitation of the terms of our Privacy Policy, you agree that we may disclose personally identifiable information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process, enforce this User Agreement, or protect the rights, property, or safety of Youth Business USA, its users, or the public.
  • Participation in Online Communities +

    In addition to all other terms of this Agreement, you also agree that the following additional terms shall apply if you join, participate in, or view any of the Youth Business USA virtual communities.You agree to: Maintain the confidentiality of other community members by not discussing personal or group matters in “off-line” conversations or other communications; Not to share any information with non-group members without the permission of the person posting the information; Recognize and respect the diversity represented among participants; Not engage in personal attacks, flames, or profanity, nor make offensive comments or judgments; disagreement is permissible and sometimes necessary, but attacks are unacceptable; Not post comments that could be construed as sexist, racist, homophobic, intolerant, or demeaning by any individual based on gender, age, disability, politics, religion, or sexual orientation; Not use access to this community to market any products or services or otherwise engage in any form of solicitation; and Not proselytize spiritual or religious beliefs or promote political candidates or causes.We have the right to monitor activity and content associated with virtual communities; however, we are not obligated to do so, nor are we obligated to take any action relating to any such monitoring. While we reserve the right to remove any post or any other content from any community at our complete discretion, we are under no obligation to do so under any circumstances. We will have no responsibility for the accuracy, integrity, quality, or anything else relating to any post or any other content. Furthermore, we do not necessarily agree with or endorse the content of any posts or other content. Without limiting the foregoing, we may investigate any content and may take any action that we believe is appropriate, including, but not limited to issuing warnings, removing the content or terminating accounts and/or subscriptions. However, we also reserve the right not to take any action. Under no circumstances will we be liable in any way for any content, including, but not limited to, errors or omissions in content, or loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of, access to, or denial of access to any content on the Youth Business USA website.
  • Program Services intended only for users in the United States +

    Youth Business USA is nonprofit organization with a social impact mission to empower underserved young adults in the United States. While we hope to expand our ability to provide Program Services outside the United States, we do not currently have the organizational capacity to do so. If you are a user who is not physically located in the United States at least 6 months a year, Youth Business USA’s Program Services are not intended for you. If we can develop the organizational capacity to serve international users, we will update this document accordingly.
  • Information Provided on this Website +

    In the course of using any Program Services, users may provide information about themselves that may be visible to certain other users (see our Privacy Policy to learn more about information collected on the website). You understand that by posting materials on the Youth Business USA website or otherwise providing materials to Youth Business USA, you are granting us a royalty-free, world-wide, perpetual, irrevocable license to use this information in the course of offering our Program Services. Furthermore, you understand that we retain the right to reformat, excerpt, or translate any materials submitted by you. You understand that all information publicly posted or privately transmitted through any our Program Services is the sole responsibility of the person from whom such content originated and that we will not be liable for any errors or omissions in any content, or otherwise with respect to any content. You understand that we cannot guarantee the identity of any other users with whom you may interact in the course of using any of our Program Services, nor can it guarantee anything else relating to any such persons. Additionally, we cannot guarantee the authenticity or anything else about any information that users may provide.
  • No Crawling, Copying, Simulating, or Interfering +

    Use of manual or automated software, devices, or other processes to crawl or spider any web pages contained in our website is prohibited. You agree not to monitor or copy, or allow others to monitor or copy, our web pages or the content included therein. You also agree not to frame or otherwise simulate the appearance or function of this website. Furthermore, you agree not to take any action that interferes with the proper working of or places an unreasonable load on our infrastructure, including but not limited to unsolicited communications, attempts to gain unauthorized access, or transmission or activation of computer viruses.
  • Youth Business USA Communications +

    We may communicate with you (see our Privacy Policy to learn more about communications). To enable SKY’S THE LIMIT to process your application and contact you for interviews or matches with other members. You agree that we may contact you by telephone, text message, courier delivery, regular mail or email at any telephone number or address that you have provided to the Company, or will provide to the Company, including telephone numbers that are or may be assigned to wireless devices. You also agree to have your name and/or email address listed in the header of certain communications that you initiate through our Program Services.You understand and agree that the Company may place telephone calls by voice call and/or text messaging (including SMS and/or MMS text messages). You understand that the Company may contact you by telephone, including text messaging, any day of the week and at any time, and understand that you may incur charges related to such contact in accordance with my wireless telephone plan or otherwise. You understand that you do not need to sign this agreement, or otherwise agree, as a condition of using SKY’S THE LIMIT services.You agree to inform the Company if you wish to be removed from the telephone contact list. You understand that you may text “STOP” in response to any text message received from the Company, or use any other reasonable means to withdraw your consent to receive prerecorded/artificial voice messages, ATDS calls and text messages, including written communication, but that if you do so, cessation of texts and communications may prevent me from successfully learning about program and match opportunities. You further understand that if you withdraw your consent to receive text messages, prerecorded/artificial voice messages and/or ATDS calls, the Company may still contact you by other means, including live voice calls. You waive any right to a legal action under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, or any similar state or federal law, in connection with any telephone contact from the Company.
  • Monitoring and Enforcement +

    While we reserves the right to monitor activity and content associated with any of our Program Services; we are not obligated to do so. We are not responsible for anything relating to any inaccuracy, lack of integrity or quality, or anything else regarding any information provided by any user. In using our website or other Program Services, whether the community forums or any other products or services, you may be exposed to content that is unlawful or that you find offensive or otherwise objectionable. You can contact us to let us know of content that you find objectionable.Furthermore, you may contact us if you receive off-line communication from a community member that you find objectionable. We may investigate any such complaint or otherwise on our own volition and may take any action that we believe is appropriate, including, but not limited to issuing warnings, removing content, or suspending or terminating accounts and/or subscriptions. However, we reserve the right not to take any action. Under no circumstances will we be liable in any way for any content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of, access to, or denial of access to any content on the website. Use of any of our Program Services will be at the risk of the user.
  • Fees +

    We reserve the right to charge for any of our Program Services or any portion thereof, and/or to modify the pricing of, add to, modify, or discontinue any of our Products or Services or any portion thereof without notice.
  • Indemnification +

    By accepting this UA, you agree to indemnify and otherwise hold harmless Youth Business USA, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and our and their officers, directors, employees, independent contractors, agents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advisees, advisors, mentees, mentors and other partners from any damage, whether direct, indirect, compensatory, punitive, incidental, special, consequential, exemplary or otherwise resulting from: Your use of any Youth Business USA Program Services; Unauthorized access to or alteration of your communications with or through any Youth Business USA Program Services, Any other matter relating to any Youth Business USA Program Services; or Any personal or business dealings, activities, interactions, or transactions that may occur between users.
  • Disclosure +

    Without limitation of the terms of our Privacy Policy, you agree that we may disclose personally identifiable information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process, enforce this Agreement, or protect the rights, property, or safety of Youth Business USA, its users, or the public.
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