I. I. Terms and Conditions
To participate in Vets’ Community Connections services, you agree to provide advice, services and, or information to Veterans, Military and their family members (collectively “Participants”) based on you or your organization’s expertise and experience. If you are an individual, references to you are to you individually. If you are submitting the application on behalf of an organization, references to you include you as an authorized representative and the organization collectively. 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 Participants, VCC, or VCC sponsor.
Provide a direct and human contact for the Participants to contact; this can be a phone number, email address or Skype account.
Initiate all new connections with Participants within 72 hours.
Respond to Participants 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.
I. II. Disclaimer
VCC CONNECTS PARTICIPANTS TO YOU BASED ON INFORMATION THEY HAVE PROVIDED TO VCC REGARDING THEIR NEEDS AND YOUR 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 TO YOU HAVE NOT BEEN VERIFIED, CHECKED NOR ENDORSED BY VCC IN ANY MANNER. VCC MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE RESULTS TO BE OBTAINED FROM PARTICIPATION IN THE PROGRAM OR 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 you, your organization, 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 deactivated. Your profile will be deactivated within thirty (30) days of receiving such notice.
All written notices shall be sent to email@example.com.
II. 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 be a criminal offense.
III. IV. Privacy
In order to submit your application to VCC, you have been asked to share personal information with us. By submitting your application, you consent to have VCC share your contact information with Participants who are deemed a match by VCC for your services and, or products based on the information you provide in the 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.
IV. V. Hold Harmless and Release
You, on behalf of your 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”), hereby unconditionally fully and forever release, acquit, and discharge VCC, its sponsors, and VCC’s and sponsors’ 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.
V. VI. Changes to these 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 these 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.
VI. VII. Choice of Law
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of the State in which the services or information are physically referred from (CA, AZ, IN) 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 from which the services or information are physically referred, with respect to any dispute regarding the VCC program or these Terms and Conditions.
VII. VIII. Jurisdiction and Venue
Any controversies or claims arising out of or relating in any way to these Terms and Conditions or a breach thereof, shall be adjudicated in the courts of the State of referral origin (to include only where VCC operates: CA, AZ, IN) . If any legal action is brought by either party regarding these 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.
VIII. IX. Contact
Should you have any further questions, concerns, or queries about these Terms and Conditions, or if you encounter difficulties while navigating and using the site, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
To update your personal information or to make corrections, you can do so by sending us the update via email to email@example.com. Certain jurisdictions allow you to request certain information regarding how we use your personal information. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
IX. 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 June 2019