Terms and Conditions

UPRAA.ORG is a website of The Association of University of Puerto Rico Alumni and Friends Abroad (UPRAA). As used in these Terms and Conditions, the term “website” refers to the website located at upraa.org as well as online services that include, but are not limited to, our E-mail newsletters, our events, our archives, our online content, and our online discussion forums. UPRAA does not control, and is not responsible for, any third-party site to which the website links.

You agree that your use of the website is subject to the following Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions may be modified at any time and from time to time; the date of the most recent changes or revisions will appear on this page. Continued access to the website by you will constitute your acceptance of any changes or revisions to the Agreement. If you do not agree with the Terms and Conditions, please do not use this website.

The materials contained on the website are provided by UPRAA as a service to you for your use on an “as is, as available” basis. You acknowledge that you are using the website at your own risk. UPRAA assumes no responsibility for error or omissions in these materials. UPRAA makes no commitment to update the information contained herein. UPRAA makes no, and expressly disclaims any and all, representations or warranties, express or implied, regarding the website, including without limitation the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of text, graphics, links, products and services, and other items accessed from or via the website, or that the website will be uninterrupted, error-free, or free of viruses or other harmful components. No advice or information given by UPRAA or any other party on the website shall create any warranty or liability.

UPRAA does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials at the website in terms of their correctness, accuracy, timeliness, reliability, or otherwise. Under no circumstances shall UPRAA or its partners, officers, directors, or agents be held liable for any damages, whether direct, incidental, indirect, special, or consequential, and including, without limitation, lost revenues or lost profits, arising from or in connection with your use, reliance on, or performance of the information on the website.

UPRAA periodically schedules system downtime for maintenance and other purposes. Unplanned outages also may occur. UPRAA shall have no liability for the resulting unavailability of the website or for any loss of data or transactions caused by planned or unplanned system outages, or any outages of webhost providers or the Internet infrastructure and network external to the wwebsite


All materials published on the website are protected by copyright laws, and may not be reproduced, republished, distributed, transmitted, resold, displayed, broadcast, or otherwise exploited in any manner without the express written permission of UPRAA or, in the case of content licensed from third parties, the entity that is credited as the copyright holder of such licensed content. You may download freely accessible material from this website for your personal and noncommercial use only, without altering or removing any trademark, copyright, or other notice from such material.

User Generated Content

UPRAA may provide users an opportunity to post content to the website. UPRAA does not necessarily endorse, support, sanction, encourage, or agree with content posted by users.

You shall not post or transmit any unlawful threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, or indecent information of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate and local, state, national, or international law, or infringe upon another’s copyright or trademark.

You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, video, messages, or other materials posted or transmitted in upraa.org, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is the sole responsibility of the person from whom such content originated. This means that you, and not UPRAA, is entirely and solely responsible for all content that you access, upload, download, post, or otherwise transmit via the website. UPRAA cannot review 100% of the content posted by users and is not responsible for such content. However, UPRAA shall have the right, but not the obligation, to delete, move, or edit any content that violates this agreement or is otherwise objectionable as determined by UPRAA in its sole discretion and without notice.

If you upload, post, or otherwise transmit content to the website, you acknowledge that any such submissions may be edited, removed, modified, published, transmitted, and displayed by the UPRAA in any medium now existing or hereinafter invented, and for any purpose, including commercial uses.

You agree to indemnify UPRAA and its respective partners, officers, directors, and agents, against, and to hold each of them harmless from, any and all claims and liabilities (including attorney’s fees) that may arise from your submissions, from your unauthorized use of material obtained from the website, from your breach of these Terms and Conditions, and from any such acts arising through your use of the website.

Featured Services

UPRAA is committed to providing visitors to its site with as many features as possible. UPRAA is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any advice or information given, or of any statement made, by those whose profiles may be on this website, or for the content, services, products, or advertising on or available from their websites, or for the availability and operations of their websites. The companies that UPRAA selects as featured services providers offer products and services that site visitors may find useful. UPRAA in certain cases may have a business relationship with certain third parties that it selects as featured service providers. UPRAA is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any advice or information given, or of any statement made, by the companies providing featured services, or for the content, services, products, or advertising on or available from their websites, or for the availability and operations of their websites.


You agree that any claim, action, or proceeding arising out of these Terms and Conditions, or your use of the website, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia applicable to contracts to be wholly performed therein, and any action based on or alleging a breach of this Agreement must be brought in a state or federal court in the Commonwealth of Virginia. In addition, you agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts.