Terms & Conditions

Acceptance of Terms of Use. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY. By accessing or using the Planeteer Alliance website (“Website”) and/ or HiveBrite Community Platform (“Community Platform”), you agree to be bound by all the terms described herein or incorporated by reference (“Terms of Use”). If you do not agree to all the terms, then do not use this website or platform.

Ownership. The Planeteer Alliance website (“Website”) and HiveBrite Community Platform (“Community Platform”) are owned and managed by Young Heroes, LLC (“Young Heroes”) which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Captain Planet Foundation (“Captain Planet”), a registered non-profit 501(c)3 organization based at 133 Luckie Street, 2nd Floor, Atlanta, GA, 30303, USA. Young Heroes, LLC is the legal entity that hosts and manages the Planeteer Alliance and accompanying training activities. 

Users. Participation in the Planeteer Alliance is intended for young people between the ages of 8-25 (the advertised age range is 10-23). Youth under the age of 18 are required to get parent/ guardian permission in the form of a completed and submitted PARTICIPANT WAIVER before creating an account. Users older than 18 years of age are required to complete and submit a PARTICIPANT WAIVER themselves before creating an account. 

Users with access to this Website or Community Platform outside of this age range may include employees and affiliates of the Captain Planet Foundation, approved partners, and guardians. Any adult with direct access to youth information is required to pass a criminal background check. 

If you are a parent, guardian or other person and become aware of a User between the ages of 8-25 who is using the platform without having completed and submitted a Participant Waiver, or if you have concerns about Users in the Website or Community Platform, please contact the Captain Planet Foundation team immediately by email at team@planeteeralliance.com or by phone at +1 404/ 522-4270. 

User Conduct. The Planeteer Alliance connects young people from around the world who are passionate about the environment, and provides them with the training, tools, network, and community to become effective and healthy advocates for our planet.

With those important goals in mind, each participant is expected to treat others respectfully, act with integrity, and refrain from all forms of misconduct. Participant agrees that they may be dismissed from the Planeteer Alliance activities if they engage in any misconduct, with Young Heroes, LLC staff members deciding, in its sole discretion, whether Participant’s conduct warrants dismissal. Participant agrees that they will not:

  • Engage in any form of harassment or bullying;  
  • Use words, phrases, symbols, images, or gestures that are offensive, hateful, threatening, violent, libelous, or pornographic;
  • Discriminate against any other person based on that person’s race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status;  
  • Violate any other person’s privacy, including by the release of any other person’s private personal information or personally identifiable information (e.g., name, image, age, address, phone number, etc.);  
  • Use any materials obtained from Young Heroes, or obtained as a result of Participant’s participation in Planeteer Alliance activities, for commercial or other personal financial gain;  
  • Engage in any activity that is illegal or fraudulent under the laws of any state or of the United States.   

Participant must report any conduct that violates this Code of Conduct to Young Heroes staff and may do so by sending an email to team@planeteeralliance.com

User Activity.  The Planeteer Alliance is an active community, which requires active members to interact on the Community Platform. An Active Account is defined as an account where the User is logging in, contributing to the Forum, contributing to Groups, registering or attending Events, etc.  Any User whose Community Platform account has been inactive for 30 days will receive a notification of inactivity. A User account that has been inactive for 60 days will be suspended. A User account that has been inactive for 90 days will be removed and the User will have to go through the application process again if they want to rejoin. 

Account Termination and Removal. If a User is reported for violation of any of the above terms of conduct, their account will be immediately suspended to investigate the issue further. If Admins determine the User has acted in violation of the Code of Conduct, the offending content will be removed, their account will be suspended for one week, and they will be required to sign another Code of Conduct before their account will be reinstated. If a User is found to be in violation of the Code of Conduct a second time, they will be removed from the platform and not permitted to re-register. Captain Planet Foundation has the sole discretion to interpret and apply these Terms and Conditions, and all questions or disputes regarding the Website will be resolved by the Captain Planet Foundation in its sole discretion. Federal and State tax liabilities are the responsibility of the customer.

Intellectual Property Rights. The Captain Planet Foundation logo, Planeteer Alliance logo, the Website logo, and any other logos, trademarks, trade names, and copyrights associated with the Captain Planet Foundation or Young Heroes, LLC are the intellectual property of Captain Planet Foundation or are the subject of a license between Captain Planet Foundation and the applicable intellectual property owner. These Terms of Use allow you to use the Website for your personal, non-commercial use only.

Linking to the Website. This Website may provide certain social media features that allow you to: 1) link from this Website to certain third-party websites or link from your own or certain third-party websites to content on this Website; 2) send messages with certain content, or links to display content, on this Website; or, 3) allow limited portions of content on this Website to be displayed on your own or third-party websites. You may use these features solely as they are provided by us and otherwise in accordance with these Terms of Use and any other applicable laws. Subject to the foregoing, you may not establish a link or send a message in such a way as to imply any form of association, approval, or endorsement by Captain Planet Foundation. You hereby agree to fully cooperate with Captain Planet Foundation in causing any unauthorized framing or linking to cease immediately. Captain Planet Foundation reserves the right to withdraw linking permission or disable any or all social media features at any time without notice.

Prohibited Uses. You agree to use this Website in accordance with these Terms of Use. You further agree not to use this Website: 1) in any manner that violates any applicable federal, state, local, or international law or regulation; 2) to transmit any advertising or promotional material without Captain Planet Foundation’s prior written consent, including but not limited to, any “junk mail,” “chain letter,” or “spam;” 3) to exploit, harm, or solicit, or attempt to exploit, harm, or solicit, minors in any way, including but not limited to, asking them for any personally identifiable information; 4) to impersonate Captain Planet Foundation, or a Captain Planet Foundation employee, agent, representative, or affiliate; and, 5) in any manner as to restrict or inhibit another party’s use or enjoyment of the Website.

Release of Liability. By using the Website, you hereby release Captain Planet Foundation from any and all liability for any loss, harm, damage, cost or expense, including without limitation, property damage, personal injury, or death, arising out of or related to the Website.

Governing Law. The laws of the State of Georgia shall govern these Terms of Use and the Website. You hereby expressly consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in the courts of Georgia for all matters arising out of, or related to your use of the Website.

No Waiver. No waiver of or by Captain Planet Foundation of any term set forth herein shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition, or a waiver of any other term or condition. Any failure of Captain Planet Foundation to assert or enforce a right or provision under these Terms of Use any time or for any period shall not constitute a waiver by Captain Planet Foundation or of their right at any time subsequently to enforce all terms and conditions of these Terms of Use.

Severability. If any term or provision in these Terms of Use shall, in whole or in part, be held to any extent to be illegal or unenforceable under any enactment or rule of law, that term or provision shall to that extent be deemed not to form a part of thisTerms of Use and the enforceability of the remainder of these Terms of Use shall not be affected.

Changes to these Terms & Conditions. Captain Planet Foundation reserves the right to modify, update, or otherwise make changes to these Terms of Use. Any change will be effective immediately upon publication on this page. Your continued use of the Website after such changes constitutes your acceptance to any revised terms. It is your responsibility to check this page when you access the Website or Community Platform. These Terms of Use were last modified on January 20, 2022.