Terms of Use

The Terms of Use (the “Terms”) outlines the conditions under which users may access and use the website of the Terry Foundation (the “Foundation” or “we”) at www.terryfoundation.org and related Foundation websites (the “Site”). When visiting our Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms, as well as the Privacy Policy available at Privacy Policy. The Site is owned and operated by the Foundation, and The Foundation reserves the right to modify website content at any time, including these Terms.

If you do not, or cannot, agree to these Terms, please refrain from using the Site immediately.

This Site is offered and available to users who are 13 years of age or older and reside in the United States. By using this Site, you represent and warrant that you meet the foregoing eligibility requirements. If you do not meet these requirements, you must not access or use the Site.

Contact Information
Amber D. Masso
(713) 552-0002

About Our Site

The website was created to provide college applicants information about the Foundation and the scholarships we award. Additionally, the site provides a platform for current scholars and alumni to interact with the Foundation and each other.

Disclaimer of Liability

The content provided on our Site is for informational purposes only and the Foundation does not provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on the Site. By using our Site, you acknowledge that website content may contain inaccuracies or errors, and that the Foundation is not responsible for any damages resulting from use of our Site, or reliance upon any information contained within.


The site provides hyperlinks to third-party websites, such as sites belonging to and operated by Texas colleges and universities. Our use of links to third-party sites does not constitute any endorsement or affiliation by the Foundation of or with any such site or its owners. The Foundation is not responsible for the content or availability of such sites, and we provide hyperlinks only as a convenience to our Site visitors. When visiting a third-party site, users are bound by that site’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Copyright and Trademarks

All rights to site content including, but not limited to, text, photographs and other graphic material, belong to, or are licensed to, the Foundation. Prior permission to use, reproduce, or reprint site content must be obtained from the Foundation.

Use of “Terry Foundation” or any other references to the Foundation in a manner to imply any endorsement, affiliation, or association between the Foundation and the user is strictly prohibited.

Additional Terms

Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of the United States of America. If you access our website from outside of the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction. If any provision on this Terms and Conditions page is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect.

Acceptable Use

You agree to use the Site only for lawful purposes and only for your own personal, non-commercial use and you may download or print a single copy of any portion of the Site for your personal, non-commercial use, provided you do not remove any trademark, copyright or other notice contained in such material. No other use is permitted unless otherwise expressly permitted by the Foundation.

You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security measures on the Site, including, without limitation:

  • Using a false password or one belonging to another user or accessing data not intended for the user or logging into a server or account which such user is not authorized to access;
  • Using a false name or other personal information;
  • Disclosing a password or permitting a third party to use a password or failing to notify us if a password is compromised;
  • Attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization;
  • Attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network;
  • Submitting, copying or downloading any information to the Site that contains viruses, time bombs, trojan horses, worms or other harmful, or disruptive codes or devices;
  • Sending unsolicited e-mail, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services;
  • Hijacking all or any part of the Site content, deleting or changing any Site content, deploying pop-up messages or advertising, running or displaying this Site or any Site content in frames or through similar means on another Site, or linking to the Site or any page within the Site, without our specific written permission.

We have absolute discretion to determine if any use violates these rules, and to act as we deem appropriate in the event of any violation. Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. We will investigate occurrences which may involve such violations and may involve, cooperate with, and make disclosures to, law enforcement authorities in identifying and prosecuting users who are involved in such violations.


You agree to defend, indemnify and hold the Foundation harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, costs and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising from or related to your use of the Site in violation of these Terms or the infringement by you of any intellectual property rights of any person or entity.

Your Privacy Rights

All information we collect on this Site is subject to our Privacy Policy. By using the Site or you consent to all actions taken by us with respect to your information in compliance with the Privacy Policy.

Modifications of Terms of Use

The Foundation, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to update, revise, supplement and to otherwise modify these Terms, and to impose new or additional terms and conditions on your use of the Site from time to time. Such updates, revisions, supplements, modifications and additional rules, polices, terms and conditions (collectively referred to in these Terms as “Additional Terms”) will be effective immediately and incorporated into these Terms upon notice thereof, which may be given by any reasonable means, including by posting to the Site. Your continued viewing or use of the Site following such notice will be deemed to conclusively indicate your acceptance of any and all such Additional Terms.


The Foundation’s failure to enforce strict performance of any provision of these Terms will not constitute a waiver of the Foundation’s right to subsequently enforce such a provision or any other provision of this Agreement, nor will any delay or omission on the part of the Foundation to exercise or take advantage of any right or remedy that the Foundation has or may have hereunder, operate as a waiver of any right or remedy.


In the event that any of the provisions of this Agreement shall be held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining portion hereof shall remain in full force and effect and such a provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent possible so as to effect the intent of the parties and shall be reformed to the extent necessary to make such provisions valid and enforceable.


This Agreement is effective until terminated. The Foundation may terminate or suspend your use of the Site at any time and without prior notice, including if the Foundation believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with this Agreement. You may terminate this Agreement at any time upon written notice to the Foundation, provided that you do not access the Site thereafter. Upon any such termination or suspension, your right to use the Site will immediately cease, and the Foundation may, without liability to you or any third party, immediately deactivate or delete your user name, password and account, and all associated materials, without any obligation to provide any further access to such materials.