Terms and Privacy

Terms & Conditions

This website is an educational and informational service provided by Upequity with the express condition that users agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth in this document, as they may be modified from time to time. Your use of this website constitutes your acknowledgment and acceptance of all of the following terms and conditions.

Upequity makes no representations with respect to the information, services, products or message on this website and specifically disclaims any other warranties, including but not limited to implied or express warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular usage, application or purpose. Upequity makes no warranties of any kind regarding the operation of this website, including but not limited to any warranty of accuracy, completeness, currency, reliability, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, or any warranty that these pages, or the server that makes them available, are free of viruses, other harmful elements or other code that manifest contaminating or destructive properties, and such warranties are expressly disclaimed.

Medical Disclaimer

The information on this website is provided “as is” for general information only. This website does not offer medical advice or recommendations, and individuals should not rely on the information posted on this website as a substitute for consultations with qualified health care professionals who are familiar with individual medical conditions and needs. Upequity recommends that healthcare and treatment decisions be made in consultation with a patient’s physician or other qualified health care professionals who are familiar with the individual’s specific health situation.

Links from This Website

Upequity makes no representation, warranty, or endorsement, express or implied, as to any of the information, services, products or messages on any other websites which may be accessed through a hyperlink on this website. In particular, these links are provided for convenience of reference only and are not intended as an endorsement of the organization or individual operating the website or a warranty or endorsement of any type regarding the website or the information, services, products or messages posted on or available from such website.

Copyright and Trademark

Unless otherwise indicated, all information contained on this website is protected by copyright and all rights are reserved.

The content displayed on any page of this website may be used for personal and noncommercial uses which do not harm the reputation of Upequity, provided that the user does not remove any trademarks, copyright and any other notice contained in such content.

The name and mark, Upequity and its attendant logos and taglines, are trademarks of Upequity and may not be used or reproduced without its prior written consent.

If you would like limited permission to reprint or repost Upequity materials or content, please email info@upequity.org with your inquiry.


Upequity strives to be ever conscious of accessibility in technology. We have endeavored to make our website as accessible as possible, less any undue burden that would be imposed on us. If anyone has difficulty accessing our website information and resources, we encourage you to reach out to us directly so that we can improve our efforts to accommodate our audience.


You agree that you will hold harmless Upequity and its officers, directors, agents, employees, and volunteers from all claims arising out of or related to your access or use of, or your inability to access or use, this website or the information, services, products, or messages contained in this website or other websites to which it is linked. In no event will Upequity or the contributors of information to this website be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on such information or for any consequential, special, or similar damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. You hereby release and waive any and all claims you may have against Upequity, its officers, directors, agents, employees and volunteers for losses or damages you sustain in connection with your use of this website.

Governing Law

This website (excluding linked sites) is controlled by Upequity Corporation. Upequity’s website can be accessed from the US, its territories, and other countries around the world. As each of these places has laws that may differ, by accessing this website both you and Upequity agree the statutes and laws of the State of Arizona, without regard to conflicts of laws principles thereof, will apply to all matters arising from or relating to use of this website. You and Upequity also agree and hereby submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue in the State of Arizona with respect to such matters. Upequity makes no representation that materials on the website are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

Links from Other Websites

Upequity’s website and social media channels contain links to other third-party websites. Upequity is not responsible for any information or communications that are posted on the third-party websites. Upequity is not responsible for those privacy practices. Once one leaves Upequity’s site, it is your responsibility for taking precautions necessary to protect yourself and your computer system. Upequity disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from your use of independent third-party websites.

User Guidelines

Upequity maintains online communications such as website and social media sites. Upequity operates and maintains these communications as a service to share information about research, events, programs, and services of interest.

If you create an account to access these online sites, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and agree to abide by all copyright and trademark law. You are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your account and are responsible for any harm resulting from the content you post. By posting content, you represent and warrant that the information is not misleading to other readers, not spam, does not contain viruses and is not advertising or soliciting unapproved business. Upequity shall not be liable for any loss or damages arising from the use of Upequity’s online communications.

Upequity moderates online communications but cannot review all material that is posted. The ideas, opinions, views and actions shared in comments through social media are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the policies or positions of Upequity. Upequity reserves the right to remove or disable access to or any posting which Upequity, in its sole discretion, deems to be potentially harmful to any person, deems unlawful or in violation of any third-party rights.

Upequity’s social media channels provide a place where ideas and content can be shared, and conversation can flow freely and respectfully. We encourage you to join the conversation. Below are our guidelines for communicating on these channels.

  • Be respectful when interacting. Upequity does not tolerate abusive language or content, including material that is defamatory, obscene, violent, threatening, harassing, discriminatory, aggressive, argumentative or that can be construed as bullying or is otherwise deemed inappropriate.
  • Upequity reserves the right to remove content from our social media channels if we feel it fails to adhere to any of these guidelines.
  • Upequity reserves the right to block/ban users from our social media channels if they exhibit inappropriate behavior.

User Disputes

You are solely responsible for your interactions with other users and members of the Site. We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other users.


Policy last revised: June 2023

We care about the privacy of our users. This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for Upequity for those persons who utilize Upequity’s website or any Upequity social media channels.

By accessing or using any part of Upequity’s website or social media sites, you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this Privacy Statement. If you do not agree with the terms and condition of this Privacy Statement, you are not authorized to use or view this website or any Upequity social media channels, publications and communications.

Security of Personal Information

We share your concern over the safety and security of your personal information on the Internet and have implemented procedures to promote the safety and security of the information we collect online. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure and we cannot ensure that all of your private communications and other personally identifiable information will never be disclosed in ways not otherwise described in this Privacy Policy. For example, we may be forced to disclose information to the government or third-parties under certain circumstances, or third-parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications.

Information Collection and Usage

Upequity collects and uses the personal information you provide for the specific purposes for which you provide it, such as processing your registration, sending you information you have requested, and allowing you to participate in surveys or activities or provide content submissions. Submitting any personal information to Upequity is optional. Upequity is the sole owner of the information collected via its publications and communications.

We also collect and use information to notify you about our new and existing content, events, or services, to inform you about Upequity, its activities, programs, and to solicit your support of Upequity after you opt-in to receive our online communications and updates.

Upequity may communicate electronically with you via third-party service providers to whom we outsource certain administrative and other functions such as e-mail distribution vendors. Upequity does not sell or share its mailing list with outside parties for non-Upequity use.


This site makes use of Internet Technology known as “cookies.” A cookie is a small data file that can contain information such as a user identification that the site uses to track the pages you have visited. The only personal information a cookie can contain is that which you supply. Upequity will use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser settings to prevent it. However, if you choose to disable our cookies, you may not be able to use certain features of www.upequity.org. Credit card information is transmitted via encrypted methods and will remain confidential so that such information is never stored in cookies and Upequity will not have access to your credit card information.

Notification of Changes

Upequity reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace any part of this Privacy Statement. It is your responsibility to check the Privacy Statement periodically for changes. Your continuing use of Upequity’s website after such changes to the Privacy Statement constitutes an acceptance of those changes.

Accessing and Correcting Your Information

If you have questions or would like to update, correct, or request removal from our database, please contact info@upequity.org. You may also unsubscribe from communications at any time using the “Unsubscribe” link that accompanies electronic communication.

Additional questions or suggestions should be directed to info@upequity.org.