Terms and Conditions

1 September, 2014

User Account:

You have received a password and account designation upon completing the site's registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password. You agree to (a) immediately notify Starfish Initiative (and) your Match Specialist of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. While the site has some protections, Starfish Initiative cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this provision, or any other provision under this Terms of Use.


You are responsible for ensuring that no unauthorized person shall have access to your password(s) or account(s). It is your sole responsibility to change your password once you have logged into the site, and (1) control the dissemination and use of your passwords; (2) authorize, monitor, and control (a) access to, and (b) use of your Mentor account(s) and password(s); (3) promptly inform Starfish if you wish to deactivate a password(s). You grant Starfish and all other persons or entities involved in the operation of the MentorNet Site the right to transmit, monitor, retrieve, store, and use your information in connection with the operation of the MentorNet Site. Starfish cannot and does not assume any responsibility or liability for any information you submit to the MentorNet Site, or for your, or third parties', use or misuse of information transmitted or received using the MentorNet Site.


You are also responsible to notify Starfish upon termination of a Match and leaving the Starfish Mentor program.  At this point your account will be deleted and you will no longer have access to any of the content of the site.


User Information:

By using this site you agree to protect your own information, but also that of others.  You may not share personal information of other users on this site with any person(s), electronic site, or any other third party without the explicit permission of said user.


You also agree to not use any information, personal user identifiers or otherwise, on this site for any purpose other than seeking connections directly related to improving your mentoring of a Starfish Scholar.  You may not use user information to promote yourself or any third parties if the information being promoted is unrelated to improving mentoring.


If you do not wish to share personal information it is your responsibility to change your Settings (on the Settings page) to reflect your personal choice.


Photos and Media:

By uploading photos or other media to the MentorNet you agree to release the rights to said media for use by Starfish in accordance with our Photo Release.  Starfish may use these photos for purposes including but not limited to internal documentation, promotional materials, online or offline videos, training materials or other uses as Starfish sees fit.  You agree to allow Starfish to use these photos without your review and for the duration of Starfish’s existence as an organization, even if you elect to leave the program.


Starfish MentorNet Content:

The material provided on the Starfish MentorNet is designed for educational and entertainment purposes only.  While Starfish does its best to make sure that information is well researched and up to date, it will not be held responsible for any situations arising from following advice without seeking individual professional consultations.


You should not rely on any information in text files, messages, or articles on this page to replace consultations with qualified professionals to meet your individual mentoring needs. Materials on this site are for personal mentoring use only and may not be reproduced without explicit permission from Starfish. Permission to otherwise reprint or electronically reproduce any document in part or in its entirety is expressly prohibited, unless prior written consent is obtained from the rightful owner or Starfish. To obtain permission from Starfish for any uses other than personal, email your Match Specialist.




If you have any further questions or concerns, contact Starfish (and/or) your Match Specialist.



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