By submitting an online form to participate in Vets’
Community Connections (VCC), you agree to comply with these Terms and
Connections’ relationship with you in relation to the information you are
submitting. If you disagree with these 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 organizations
based on Veterans, Military and their family members (collectively
“Participants”) needs. As a participant, you represent, warrant and covenant
that you will:
1. Participate in this program in accordance
with these Terms and Conditions and any modifications.
2. Comply with all laws, rules and regulations.
3. Not use this program to exploit, infringe,
misappropriate or violate the rights of any individuals or organizations, VCC,
or VCC sponsors.
4. Provide a direct and human contact for the any
individuals or organizations to contact; this can be a phone number, email
address or Skype account.
5. Accept all new connections with any individuals
or organizations within 72 hours.
6. Respond to any individuals or organizations within
72 hours/3 working days during the entire period of the connection.
7. Give consent to have references and
professional profile checked (if applicable).
8. Complete a post-participation follow-up call
from VCC to confirm the connection was successful.
9. Complete a feedback form after completion of
the connection to provide information on the experience.
10. Certify that all information provided on the form
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 ORGANIZATIONS
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 ARE NOT 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 organizations,
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
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.
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 the 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.
In order to submit your online form to VCC, you have been
asked to share personal information with us. By submitting the form, you consent
to have VCC share your contact information with individuals or organizations that
are deemed a match by VCC for your needs based on the information you provide on
the online form. VCC does not
intentionally allow completion of forms by or collect personal information from
those whom VCC has reason to believe are under the age of 18.
Other than sharing your contact information with
individuals or organizations, 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 our rights or property or to investigate, prevent, or take action
regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential
threats to the physical safety of any person or violations of this privacy
policy or other terms of the program.
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 VCC’s 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 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.
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of
the State in which the services or information are physically referred from
(CA, 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.
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 (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.
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
X. Do Not
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