Terms and Conditions
Welcome to the NVLSP.org website provided by the National Veterans Legal Services Program (collectively “NVLSP,” “we,” “us,” or “our”). This agreement contains the terms and conditions upon which you may access and use this Site and the information and materials found on this in or about site ("Site").
NVLSP provides access and use of this Site subject to your agreement to the following "Terms and Conditions" (the "Terms"). Please read these Terms carefully before accessing or using the Site. By accessing or using the Site, you agree that you have read, understand, and are bound by these Terms. Please note that NVLSP reserves the right to change the Terms under which this Site and its many offerings are extended to you. Your continued use of this Site following reasonable notice of such modifications will constitute your acceptance of such changes. You also agree that notices we may provide on the Site itself shall be deemed reasonable notice for this purpose.
Materials on this Site have been prepared by NVLSP for general informational purposes only. These materials do not, and are not intended to, constitute legal advice. These materials may be considered advertising in your state. NVLSP does not wish to represent anyone desiring representation based upon viewing this Site in a state where this Site fails to comply with all laws and ethical rules of that state. The information provided at this website is not privileged and does not create an attorney-client relationship with NVLSP or any of the organization’s lawyers. The act of sending an e-mail to NVLSP or any attorney at NVLSP, or submitting a form response or other materials through the Site, will not create an attorney-client relationship. If you are not currently a client of NVLSP, your e-mail will not be privileged and may be disclosed to third persons. This website is not an offer to represent you. You should not act, or refrain from acting, based upon any information at this website.
Grant of License
This agreement provides you, the User, with a personal, revocable, nonexclusive, non-transferrable license to use this Site conditioned on your continued compliance with the Terms. Users may print and download materials and information on this Site solely for personal and noncommercial use, provided that all hard copies contain all copyright and other applicable notices contained in such materials and information. Notwithstanding the foregoing and except as otherwise expressly permitted herein, a User may not modify, copy, distribute, broadcast, transmit, reproduce, publish, mirror, frame, license, transfer, sell, or otherwise use any information or material obtained from or through this Site. As a further condition of use of this Site, all Users warrant to NVLSP that they will not use this Site for any purpose that is unlawful or otherwise prohibited by these Terms. To seek permission to use materials and information (including screenshots of this Site) beyond the scope of the foregoing license, please contact us at (202) 265 8305 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
Intellectual Property Rights.
All material contained on this Site, including but not limited to all content, text, HTML code, graphics, button images, and the site design and "look and feel," are owned or licensed by us and are protected pursuant to U.S. federal, state, and international copyright, trademark, trade secret, and other laws and regulations. Except as expressly provided herein, NVLSP does not grant any express or implied right(s) to Users of this Site. No intellectual property or other rights in or to this Site or its contents are transferred to you. This Site and the material on this Site may not be modified, copied, distributed, republished, downloaded, uploaded, or commercially exploited in any manner without our express written consent. This provision excludes the downloading and temporary caching of this website on a personal computer for the explicit purpose of viewing this website, as well as any information clearly marked as reproducible. This copyright notice applies to everyone, including all visitors to this website. The information provided on the Site is provided solely for illustrative and/or informational purposes and does not create any business, contractual, or employment
relationship. Any and all other services marks or trademarks used on the Site are the registered and/or unregistered service marks or trademarks of NVLSP or its licensors. The use of these or any other service marks or trademarks on the Site is prohibited without our express written consent and/or the owner of any such service mark or trademark.
Unless expressly permitted, you may not create a link to this Site. Our Site may contain links to other websites, including various social media websites. We do not regularly review materials on websites linked to from this Site and do not necessarily endorse the materials appearing on any websites linked to from this Site. We assume no responsibility for the content or the policies and practices of such other websites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our Site and to read the privacy policies of any other website that you visit.
The contents of this Site are © NVLSP 2003 - 2019. All Rights Reserved. Removing or altering the copyright notice on any material on this Site is prohibited. NVLSP also owns a copyright in the Site as a collective work and/or compilation, and in the selection, coordination and arrangement of the Site's content.
The trademark NVLSP; and all other names, logos, and icons identifying NVLSP and/or NVLSP’s products and services are proprietary marks of NVLSP. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
At NVLSP, we want you to be completely satisfied with your purchase. See Order Information for complete details.
This Site and the materials and products on this Site are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, NVLSP disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. NVLSP does not represent or warrant that the functions contained in the Site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that the defects will be corrected, or that this Site or the server that makes the Site available are free of viruses or other harmful components. NVLSP does not make any warrantees or representations regarding the use of the materials in this Site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, adequacy, usefulness, timeliness, reliability or otherwise. Some states do not permit limitations or exclusions on warranties, so the above limitations may not apply to you.
Limitation of Liability
NVLSP shall not be liable for any damages of any kind or character including without limitation any compensatory, incidental, direct, indirect, special, punitive, or consequential damages, loss of use, loss of data, loss of income or profit, loss of or damage to property, claims of third parties, or other losses of any kind even if NVLSP has been advised of the possibility of such damages or losses arising out of or in connection with this Site, its contents, or the performance of the products. Applicable law may not allow limitations on implied warranties or the exclusion or limitation of certain types of damages so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you.
In the event that a NVLSP product is mistakenly listed at an incorrect price, NVLSP reserves the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for product listed at the incorrect price. NVLSP reserves the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit card charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is cancelled, NVLSP shall issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the incorrect price.
These Terms are applicable to you upon your accessing the Site and/or completing the registration or shopping process. These terms and conditions, or any part of them, may be terminated by NVLSP without notice at any time, for any reason. The provisions relating to Copyrights, Trademark, Disclaimer, Limitation of Liability, Indemnification and Miscellaneous, shall survive any termination.
NVLSP may deliver notice to you by means of e-mail, a general notice on the Site, or by other reliable method to the address you have provided to NVLSP.
Use of Site
Harassment in any manner or form on the Site, including via e-mail, chat, or by use of obscene or abusive language, is strictly forbidden. Impersonation of others, including a NVLSP or other licensed employee, host, or representative, as well as other members or visitors on the Site is prohibited. You may not upload to, distribute, or otherwise publish through the site any content which is libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable which may constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or which may otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law. You may not upload commercial content on the Site or use the Site to solicit others to join or become members of any other commercial online service or other organization.
NVLSP does not and cannot review all communications and materials posted to or created by users accessing the Site, and is not in any manner responsible for the content of these communications and materials. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to view and distribute user-generated content on the Site, NVLSP is merely acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any contents or activities on the Site. However, NVLSP reserves the right to block or remove communications or materials that it determines to be (a) abusive, defamatory, or obscene, (b) fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading, (c) in violation of a copyright, trademark or; other intellectual property right of another or (d) offensive or otherwise unacceptable to NVLSP in its sole discretion.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless NVLSP, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers (collectively the "Service Providers") from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of these Terms or any activity related to your account (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the site using your Internet account.
Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA) Notice
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, found at 17 U.S.C. § 512 ("DMCA"), provides recourse for owners of copyrighted materials who believe that their rights under United States copyright law have been infringed upon on the Internet. AIR will respond to allegations of copyright violations in accordance with the DMCA. Under the DMCA, the bona fide owner of copyrighted materials who has a good faith belief that their copyright has been infringed may contact not only the person or entity infringing on their copyright, but may also contact the designated agent of an Internet Service Provider (“ISP) to report alleged infringements of their protected works, when such alleged infringements appear on pages contained within the system of the ISP. To file a notification of infringing content a written notification must be submitted.
Please include the following information in your notice:
a. Identification of the work(s) claimed to have been infringed and a statement of ownership to such work(s);
b. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;
c. Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you, such as an address, telephone number and e-mail address at which you may be contacted;
d. A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law;
e. Include the following statement: "I have good faith belief that the use of the copyrighted materials described above and contained on the service is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or by protection of law";
f. A statement, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
g. The signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
You may send your notice via email provided such notice includes a proper electronic signature. The signature or electronic signature must be that of the copyright owner, or a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of an exclusive copyright that has allegedly been infringed. Please note: The DMCA provides that you may be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) if you falsely claim that materials infringe your copyrights. We recommend contacting an attorney if you are unsure whether your content is protected by copyright laws.
Your use of this Site will be governed by the laws of the District of Columbia without giving effect to the choice of law provisions thereof and all parties to these Terms expressly agree to be subject to the jurisdiction of courts in the District of Columbia.
State Nonprofit Disclosures
Certain states require written disclosures for nonprofit organizations soliciting contributions. Individual state disclosures are below.
Florida: A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE, WITHIN THE STATE, 1-800-435-7352 (800-HELP-FLA), OR VISITING www.FloridaConsumerHelp.com. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. Florida Registration #CH33755
Georgia: A full and fair description of our programs and our financial statement summary is available upon request at our office and phone number indicated above.
Maryland: For the cost of copies and postage, from the Office of the Secretary of State, State House, Annapolis, MD 21401.Mississippi: The official registration and financial information of National Veterans Legal Services Program, Inc. may be obtained from the Mississippi Secretary of State's office by calling 1-888-236-6167. Registration by the Secretary of State does not imply endorsement.
Nevada: Contributions may be tax deductible pursuant to the provisions of sec. 170(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, 26 U.S.C. ¤170(c).
New Jersey: INFORMATION FILED WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL CONCERNING THIS CHARITABLE SOLICITATION AND THE PERCENTAGE OF CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED BY THE CHARITY DURING THE LAST REPORTING PERIOD THAT WERE DEDICATED TO THE CHARITABLE PURPOSE MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY BY CALLING (973) 504-6215 AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET AT www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/charfrm.htm. REGISTRATION WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT.
New York: Upon request, from the Attorney General's Charities Bureau, 28 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10005, 1-212-416-8686 or www.charitiesnys.com.
North Carolina: Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 1-919-814-5400. The license is not an endorsement by the state.
Pennsylvania: The official registration and financial information of National Veterans Legal Services Program, Inc. may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999.
Virginia: From the State Office of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Affairs, P.O. Box 1163, Richmond, VA 23218.
Washington: From the Secretary of State at 1-800-332-4483 or http://www.sos.wa.gov/charities/
West Virginia: West Virginia residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, WV 25305.
Wisconsin: A financial statement of the charitable organization disclosing assets, liabilities, fund balances, revenue and expenses for the preceding fiscal year will be provided to any person upon request.
REGISTRATION WITH A STATE AGENCY DOES NOT CONSTITUTE OR IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL OR RECOMMENDATION BY THAT STATE.