Terms of Use


Effective November 1, 2014

Please read these terms of use (“agreement”) carefully before using the services offered by Thrive Movement International, Inc. (“Thrive Movement”). The thrivemovement.com website and domain name, and any other features, content, or applications offered from time to time by Thrive Movement in connection therewith (collectively, “website”) are owned and operated by Thrive Movement. This agreement sets forth the legally binding terms and conditions for your use of the website. By using the website in any manner, you agree to be bound by this agreement and Thrive Movement’s privacy policy posted on the website, which is incorporated herein by this reference.

You may at any time request a copy of this Agreement or inquire regarding this Agreement by emailing us at: info@thrivemovement.com, Subject: Terms of Use.

1. Modifications of this Agreement

Thrive Movement reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify this agreement at any time by posting a notice on the website, or by sending you a notice via email or postal mail. You shall be responsible for reviewing and becoming familiar with any such modifications. Such modifications are effective upon first posting or notification, and use of the website or any services by you following such posting or notification constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions of this agreement as modified. You agree to review this agreement regularly to ensure that you are updated as to any changes. This Agreement, together with Thrive Movement’s Privacy Policy, any other legal notices published by Thrive Movement on the website, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and Thrive Movement concerning the website.

2. Website Access

2.1       Subject to your compliance on a continuing basis with all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement, Thrive Movement hereby grants you permission to use the Website only as set forth in this Agreement, and provided that: (i) you will not copy or distribute any part of the Website in any medium without Thrive Movement's prior written authorization; (ii) you will not alter or modify any part of the Website other than as expressly authorized and then only for such express purpose; (iii) you may not circumvent, disable, violate or attempt to violate, or otherwise interfere with the security or integrity of the Website, the proper operation of the Website, the features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Content (as the term is defined below) or enforce limitations on use of the Website or the Content therein, or interfere with any activity being conducted on the Website; and (iv) you may not decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up part of the Website.

2.2       In order to access some features of the Website, you may have to create a membership account. You may never use another’s account, username or password without permission. When creating your account, you must provide accurate and complete information. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you must keep your account password secure. You must notify Thrive Movement immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account. You may be required to expressly accept or reject these Terms of Use when you register; you agree that any requirement that you do so does not in any way vitiate your assent to comply with the Terms of Use. Although Thrive Movement will not be liable for your losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account, you may be liable for the losses of Thrive Movement or others due to such unauthorized use.

2.3       You agree not to use or launch any automated system, including without limitation, “robots,” “spiders,” or “offline readers,” that accesses the Website in a manner that sends more request messages to Thrive Movement’s servers in a given period of time than a single human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a conventional web browser. You agree not to collect or harvest any personally identifiable information, including account names, from the Website, nor to use the communication systems provided by the Website for any unauthorized commercial solicitation purposes. Unless expressly authorized by the applicable user, you agree not to solicit, for commercial purposes, any users of the Website with respect to their “User Submissions,” as that term is defined below. You agree that your User Submissions both will not involve the transmission of “junk mail,” “chain letters,” “spamming,” or other unsolicited mass mailings, and will not contain restricted or password only access pages or hidden pages or images. Thrive Movement reserves the right in its sole discretion to block access or discontinue services to offenders, and to investigate and take appropriate legal action against anyone who, in Thrive Movement’s sole discretion, violates this provision, including without limitation, reporting you to law enforcement authorities.

3. Intellectual Property Rights

The content on the Website, including without limitation, the text, software, scripts, graphics, files, images, photos, sounds, music, videos, interactive features and the like (collectively “Content”) and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein (“Marks”), are owned by or licensed to Thrive Movement, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under United States and foreign laws and international conventions. Thrive Movement reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Website and the Content. For clarity, as between you and Thrive Movement, you retain ownership of the User Submissions that you create. You agree to not use, copy, reproduce, modify, translate, publish, broadcast, transmit, distribute, perform, upload, display, license, sell or otherwise exploit for any other purposes whatsoever any Content, including, but not limited to, image, audio, and visual content, Marks, third party User Submissions, or other proprietary rights not owned by you, (i) without the express prior written consent of the respective owners, or (ii) in any way that violates any right of any third party. If you download or print a copy of the Content for personal use, you must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained therein.

4. Term

This Agreement shall remain in full force and effect while you use the Website. You may terminate your use of the Website or your membership at any time by emailing info@thrivemovement.com. Thrive Movement may terminate your access to the Website or your membership at any time, for any reason, and without warning. Sections 2.3, 3, 6.2 through 6.6, and 8 through 14 shall survive termination of this Agreement for any reason.

5. Fees; Store; Screenings; Solutions Groups

5.1       Certain services and features of the Website are made available in exchange for fees. Thrive Movement may charge fees for all or some of the Website’s services in its sole discretion. If payment for services or features of the Website is not received by its due date, access to these services and features will be suspended until payment is received. Responsibility for timely payment of fees lies with you. If Thrive Movement terminates your registration or membership because of your breach of the Agreement, you will not be entitled to a refund of any unused portion of such fees, except to the extent required under applicable law. You may cancel your membership at any time, and cancellation will be effective immediately. You will continue to have access to services and features until your current billing period ends. We do not provide refunds or credits for any partially used membership periods. You may control your User profile and how you interact with the Service by changing your Account Settings.

5.2       You may purchase products and services directly from Thrive Movement on the Website. Product and service descriptions and specifications are subject to change. Product and service descriptions, prices and other information on the Website may contain typographical errors or may be incorrect, incomplete or not current. Thrive Movement periodically adds, updates and corrects the information in the Website without notice.

5.3       Users of the Website may organize screenings of the motion picture “Thrive: What On Earth Will It Take,” subject to the Thrive Movement’s Screening Terms and Conditions.

5.4       Users of the Website may create or join “Thrive Solutions Groups” subject to Thrive Movement’s Solutions Groups Terms.

6. User Submissions

6.1       The Website also permits users to post their own content on the Website (“User Submissions”). You understand that whether or not such User Submissions are published, Thrive Movement does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any such submissions. Events hosted by Thrive Movement may be recorded and made available for the benefit of other users of the website. By participating, you grant permission for Thrive Movement to capture your contributions to these events and publish them in text, audio, or video formats. You agree that these recordings will constitute “User Submissions”.

6.2       You shall be solely responsible for your own User Submissions and the consequences of posting or publishing them. You agree that Thrive Movement has no liability with respect to any User Submissions, including, without limitation, your own submissions, and you hereby irrevocably release Thrive Movement and its officers and directors, employees, agents, representatives and affiliates, from any and all liability arising out of or relating to User Submissions or any part thereof. In connection with your User Submissions, you affirm, represent, and warrant that you can and will demonstrate to Thrive Movement’s full satisfaction upon its request that the posting of your User Submission on or through the Website does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights, or any other rights of any person or entity. You agree to pay all royalties, fees, and other monies owing any person or entity by reason of any content posted by you to or through the Website. By submitting your User Submissions to the Website, you give Thrive Movement all non-exclusive rights and licenses necessary to use and otherwise exploit such User Submissions for any purpose in connection with the Website and Thrive Movement’s other related services. These rights are irrevocable, but you remain the owner of the User Submissions that you create. You also hereby do and shall grant each user of the Website a non-exclusive license to access your User Submissions through the Website, and to use, modify, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display and perform such User Submissions as permitted through the functionality of the Website and under this Agreement.

6.3       In connection with User Submissions, you further agree that you will not: (i) publish falsehoods or misrepresentations; (ii) submit material that is unlawful, obscene, lewd, defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, excessively violent, or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, violate any law, or is otherwise inappropriate or objectionable; (iii) post advertisements or solicitations of business; (iv) impersonate another person; (v) be compensated or granted any consideration by any third party for submitting your User Submission. Thrive Movement does not endorse any User Submission or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and Thrive Movement expressly disclaims any and all responsibility or liability in connection with User Submissions.

6.4       Thrive Movement reserves the right to decide whether Content or a User Submission is inappropriate, or violates this Agreement, including without limitation, due to violations of intellectual property law, pornography, harassment, obscene or defamatory material, or excessive length. Thrive Movement also reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject, refuse to post or remove any posting (including private messages and User Submissions) by you, or to restrict, suspend or terminate your access to all or any part of the Website at any time, for any reason, without prior notice. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Thrive Movement assumes no responsibility for monitoring the Website, Content, or User Submissions for inappropriate conduct, or modifying or removing such conduct, Content or User Submissions from the Website.

6.5       It is Thrive Movement’s policy to (1) block access to or remove Content that it believes in good faith to be copyrighted material that has been illegally copied, displayed or distributed by any of our advertisers, affiliates, content providers, members or users; and (2) remove and discontinue services to repeat offenders.

6.6       Thrive Movement reserves the right to discontinue any aspect of the Website at any time.

7. Emails

Website members can invite friends to join the service by sending invitation emails via the Website’s automated invitation system. The email addresses that members provide will be stored so that the respondents may be added to the friend’s list of the member sending the invitations, and also to send reminders of the invitations. Thrive Movement does not sell these email addresses or use them to send any other communication besides invitations and invitation reminders. Recipients of invitations from the Website may contact Thrive Movement to request the removal of their information from Thrive Movement’s database.

8. Third-Party Websites

The Website may contain links to third party websites that are not owned or controlled by Thrive Movement. When you access third-party websites, you do so at your own risk. Thrive Movement encourages you to be aware when you leave the Website and to read the terms and conditions and privacy policy of each third party website that you visit. Thrive Movement has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, accuracy, privacy policies, or practices of, or opinions expressed in any third-party websites. In addition, Thrive Movement will not and cannot monitor, verify, censor or edit the content of any third-party website. By using the Website, you expressly relieve Thrive Movement from any and all liability arising from your use of any third party website.


To the fullest extent permitted by law, Thrive Movement, its suppliers and licensors, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents disclaim all warranties, express or implied, in connection with the website and your use thereof, including warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. In addition, neither Thrive Movement nor its suppliers nor licensors, nor any of their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents, makes any warranties or representations about the accuracy or completeness of the website’s content or the content of any sites linked to the website, and assumes no liability or responsibility for any (i) errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content; (ii) personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to and use of the website; (iii) any unauthorized access to or use of the secure servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored therein; (iv) any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from the website, (v) any bugs, viruses, trojan horses, or the like which may be transmitted to or through the website by any third party; and/or (vi) any errors or omissions in any content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the website. Thrive Movement does not warrant, endorse, guarantee, or assume responsibility for any content, product or service advertised or offered by a third party through the website or any hyperlinked website or featured in any advertising, and Thrive Movement will not be a party to or in any way be responsible for monitoring any transaction between you and third-party providers of content, products or services. The website is controlled and offered by Thrive Movement from its facilities in the United States of America. Thrive Movement makes no representations that the website is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the website from other jurisdictions are responsible for compliance with local law.

10. Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Thrive Movement, its parent corporation, officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, demands, and expenses (including but not limited to, attorneys’ fees) arising from: (i) your use of and access to the Website or any Content that you post thereon; (ii) your violation of any term of this Agreement or of your representations and warranties set forth herein; (iii) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right; or (iv) any claim that one of your User Submissions caused damage to a third party.

11. Eligibility

By using the Website, you represent and warrant that (i) all registration information you submit is accurate and truthful; (ii) you will maintain the accuracy of such information; (iii) you are 13 years of age or older (if you are agreeing to these terms and conditions on behalf of a minor, you certify to Thrive Movement that you are such minor’s legal guardian); (iv) your use of the Website does not violate any applicable law or regulation. Your membership may be terminated without warning if Thrive Movement believes that you are under 13 years of age or that your legal guardian did not authorize your Website membership.


In no event shall Thrive Movement, its suppliers, or their respective officers, directors, employees, or agents, be liable to you or any third party for any indirect, incidental, special, punitive, or consequential damages whatsoever, including lost profits, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not Thrive Movement is advised of the possibility of such damages. The foregoing limitation of liability shall apply to the fullest extent permitted by law in the applicable jurisdiction. Subject to the foregoing, Thrive Movement’s liability to you for any reason, will be limited to the amount paid, if any, by you to Thrive Movement for services in connection with the website.

You specifically acknowledge that Thrive Movement shall not be liable for User Submissions or the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of any third party and that the risk of harm or damage from the foregoing rests solely and entirely with you.

13. Assignment

You may not transfer or assign this Agreement or any rights and licenses granted hereunder without Thrive Movement’s prior written consent. Thrive Movement may freely transfer, assign, or delegate this Agreement, and any of its rights or obligations hereunder.

14. Miscellaneous

If there is any dispute about or involving the Website, you agree that the dispute shall be governed by the laws of the State of California, without regard to conflict of laws provisions thereof. Any dispute arising from or relating to the subject matter of this Agreement shall be finally settled by arbitration in San Francisco, California, using the English language, by one commercial arbitrator(s) with substantial experience in resolving intellectual property and commercial contract disputes. The arbitrator shall have the authority to grant specific performance and to allocate between the parties the costs of arbitration (including service fees, arbitrator fees and all other fees related to the arbitration) in such equitable manner as the arbitrator may determine. The prevailing party in the arbitration shall be entitled to receive reimbursement of its reasonable expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees, expert witness fees and all other expenses) incurred in connection therewith. Judgment upon the award so rendered may be entered in a court having jurisdiction or application may be made to such court for judicial acceptance of any award and an order of enforcement, as the case may be. Notwithstanding the foregoing, each party shall have the right to institute an action in a court of proper jurisdiction for preliminary injunctive relief pending a final decision by the arbitrator. For all purposes of this Agreement, the parties consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in the United States Federal Courts located in San Francisco, California. If any provision of this Agreement is deemed invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity or unenforceability of such provision shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions of this Agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of this Agreement shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and Thrive Movement’s failure to assert any right or provision under this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. You and Thrive Movement agree that any cause of action arising out of or related to the website must commence within one (1) year after the cause of action accrues. Otherwise, such cause of action is permanently barred.