By submitting and electronically signing an online
application to participate in Vets’ Community Connections (VCC), you agree to
govern Vets’ Community Connections’ relationship with you in regard to the
information you are submitting. If you disagree with this Terms and Conditions,
please do not participate in the program. This program is not directed to or intended
for persons under the age of 18.
To participate in Vets’
Community Connections services, you agree to accept advice, services and, or
information from individuals and, or businesses based on Veterans,
Military service members and their family members (collectively “Participants”) needs. As
a participant, you represent, warrant and covenant that you will:
- Participate in this program in accordance with these Terms and Conditions and any modifications.
- Comply with all laws, rules and regulations.
- Not use this program to exploit, infringe, misappropriate or violate the rights of any individuals or businesses, VCC, or VCC sponsor(s).
- Provide a direct and human contact for the individuals or businesses to contact; this can be a phone number, email address or Skype account.
- Accept all new connections with any individuals or businesses within 72 hours.
- Respond to any individuals or businesses within 72 hours/3 working days during the entire period of the connection.
- Give consent to have references and professional profile checked (if applicable).
- Complete a post-participation follow-up call from VCC to confirm the connection was successful.
- Complete a feedback form after completion of the connection to provide information on the experience.
- Certify that all information provided on the application is true and correct and you are able to provide the services required to the best of your ability.
VCC CONNECTS PARTICIPANTS TO INDIVIDUALS OR BUSINESSES BASED ON INFORMATION THAT HAS BEEN PROVIDED TO VCC REGARDING PARTICIPANT NEEDS AND AVAILABLE SERVICES. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO ENSURE THAT ANY RELATIONSHIPS, PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR INFORMATION PROVIDED TO YOU THROUGH VCC AND THIS PROGRAM MEET YOUR SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS. YOU UNDERSTAND AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT REFERRALS HAVE NOT BEEN VERIFIED, CHECKED NOR ENDORSED BY VCC IN ANY MANNER. VCC MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE SERVICES PROVIDED BY VCC OR ANY SERVICE PROVIDER, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. YOU AGREE TO PROCEED WITH CAUTION AS YOU ASSUME THE RISK OF YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE PROGRAM. USE OF THIS PROGRAM IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.
VCC and its sponsors are not liable if individuals or businesses, or Participants provide false or misleading information in describing either the need or the service provided. If you have a negative experience, you agree to tell VCC immediately in writing so VCC can determine whether a party should be prohibited from future participation in the program.
You also agree to contact VCC immediately in writing if connections you receive do not meet your criteria or industry selections and VCC will update your profile. You agree to contact VCC immediately in writing when you no longer wish to receive connections from VCC so your profile can be de-activated. Your profile will be deactivated within thirty (30) days of receiving such notice.
All written notices shall be sent to email@example.com.
III. Protected Content
The VCC website and all of its original content are the sole property of VCC and are, as such, fully protected by intellectual property and copyright laws. Your use of this website, the program, and subsequent services and connections provided by and through VCC is entirely at your own risk, for which the members and sponsors of VCC are not liable. The website and program contains material that is owned by or licensed to VCC. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, content, appearance and graphics. Reproduction of any part of this website is prohibited. Unauthorized use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and, or/or be a criminal offense.
order to submit your application to VCC, you have been asked to share personal
information with VCC. By submitting your application, you consent to have VCC
share your contact information with individuals or businesses who are deemed a match by
VCC for your needs based on the information you provide in your application. VCC does not intentionally allow application
by or collect personal information from applicants that VCC has reason to
believe are under the age of 18.
Other than sharing your contact information with individuals
or businesses, VCC will not share any personal information with a third party
and it will never be publicly visible without your express written consent. Under special circumstances VCC may, and you
authorize VCC to, disclose personal information without your consent if VCC believes, in its sole
discretion, it is reasonable to do so to satisfy laws (such as the Electronic
Communications Privacy Act, as amended) or government regulations, comply with
legal process or law enforcement requests, commence legal actions to protect
its rights or property or to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding
illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to
terms of the Program.
V. Hold Harmless and Release
You, on behalf of yourself and your family members and respective heirs hereby unconditionally fully and forever release, acquit, and discharge VCC, its sponsors, and VCCs’ and sponsors’ members, manager(s), present and former officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents, representatives, successors, assigns, attorneys, affiliated companies, successors-in interest, spouses of members, heirs, parent corporation, sister corporations, subsidiaries, divisions and affiliates (collectively, the “Associated Entities”), from any and all known or unknown claims, rights, demands, liabilities, terms and conditions, diminution in property value, any monetary or economic loss, attorneys’ fees, consultants’ fees, monies claimed to be due or owing and causes of action (whether asserted, un-asserted, known, unknown, suspected or unsuspected, contingent, accrued, inchoate or otherwise) to the broadest extent possible (the “Claims”) and costs, including, without limitation, all known or unknown costs, losses, damages, exemplary damages, expenses, attorneys' fees, experts' fees, other fees, monies, deposits, payments and interest and all other obligations to the broadest extent possible or imaginable (the “Costs”), to the broadest extent possible arising from, relating to, based on, or connected directly or indirectly to the VCC program.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL VCC OR THE
ASSOCIATED ENTITIES BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DAMAGES (WHETHER
DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHERWISE, OR
WHETHER RESULTING FROM TORT, CONTRACT OR OTHER THEORIES OF LAW) INCLUDING BUT
NOT LIMITED TO ATTORNEYS' FEES AND LOST PROFITS, IN CONNECTION WITH, OR IN
ANY WAY ARISING OUT OF THE VCC PROGRAM EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY
THEREOF. IF YOU BECOME DISSATISFIED WITH
THE VCC PROGRAM, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE VCC
PROGRAM. THIS LIMITATION ON DAMAGES IS
ESSENTIAL TO THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND VCC AND THE PROGRAM WOULD NOT BE
PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHOUT SUCH LIMITATION.
to the Terms and Conditions
VCC reserves the right to modify these terms
and conditions and any policies affecting the program at any time. Any such
modification shall be effective immediately upon posting to the VCC website or
distribution via electronic mail or conventional mail. Your continued access to
the program after any such modification to the terms and conditions shall be
conclusively deemed an acceptance of all such modifications, regardless whether
you have notice of such modifications. Your only right with respect to any
dissatisfaction with any modifications made pursuant to this provision, or any
policies or practices of VCC in providing the program, is to terminate your
involvement with the program.
These Terms and Conditions shall be
governed by the laws of the State of Arizona without regard to the principles
of conflicts of laws or provisions regarding such. If you are accessing the VCC website or
submitting the application from a physical location outside of the United
States with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use, and
disclosure that are different from United States laws, you agree that by
accessing the website, you are transferring your personal information to the
United States and you consent to the application of the laws of the United
States and the State of Arizona with respect any dispute regarding the VCC
program or the terms and conditions.
Any controversies or claims arising out
of or relating in any way to the terms and conditions or a breach thereof,
shall be adjudicated in the courts of the State of Arizona. If any legal action
is brought by either party regarding the terms and conditions, the prevailing
party shall be entitled to recover, in addition to any other relief available
under applicable law, reasonable attorney fees and expenses.
you have any further questions, concerns, or queries about the terms and conditions, or if you encounter difficulties while navigating and using the
site, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
update your personal information or to make corrections, you can do so by
sending VCC the update via email to _______________. Certain jurisdictions allow you to request
certain information regarding how VCC uses your personal information. To make such a request, please send an email
X. Do Not Track Disclosures
VCC does not respond to Do Not Track (DNT) signals. Some third party sites may track your actions
when you are browsing and accessing content.
Various browsers offer a DNT option that sends a signal to third parties
that you do not want to be tracked.
Updated August __, 2016