Terms of Use

Last updated: June 30, 2021

The following websites, located at (a) https://ventureforamerica.org/, and (b) match.ventureforamerica.org (collectively, the “Site”), are provided by Venture For America and its affiliates (“VFA,” “we,” “our,” or “us”) to the person accessing the Site (“you,” or “your”).

1. You Agree to These Terms By Using the Site

Your access to, and use of, the Site is subject to the following Website Terms of Use (“Terms of Use”) and all applicable laws and regulations. By accessing and using the Site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, these Terms of Use. VFA may, at any time and without notice, modify these Terms of Use by revising them on the Site. If we modify these Terms of Use, we will post the revised Terms of Use on the Site. Your continued use of the Site constitutes your acceptance of any such revisions. You should therefore periodically visit this page to review the current Terms of Use. You may not modify these Terms of Use except in a writing signed by VFA. Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and us and govern your use of the Site, and supersede any and all prior agreements, written or oral, between you and us regarding the Site (including, without limitation, any prior versions of these Terms of Use).

If you do not agree and accept, without limitation or qualification, these Terms of Use, you must exit the Site immediately.

2. Permitted Use of the Site

The information and materials on the Site are provided for general informational purposes for your personal, noncommercial use. You may use the Site solely for the purpose of learning about VFA, and VFA services or products.  You may not use, modify, reproduce, display, perform or distribute the text, graphics, downloads, Trademarks, videos, audio, images, tools or any other content on the Site for any other purpose without VFA’s written permission. You should assume that everything you see or read on this Site is copyrighted unless otherwise noted and may not be used except as provided in these Terms of Use or in the text on the Site without VFA’s written permission. We do not represent or warrant that any information on the Site does not infringe or violate the intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights of any third-party.

3. Notice; Electronic Communications

When you visit the Site or send e-mails to VFA, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on the Site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

4. Privacy

VFA‘s Privacy Policy is incorporated and made part of these Terms of Use. You hereby agree to our Privacy Policy. Any personal data (for example, your name, address, telephone number or e-mail address) that you transmit to the Site by electronic mail or otherwise will be used by VFA in accordance with the Privacy Policy. Any other communication or material you transmit to the Site, such as questions, comments, suggestions or the like, will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary.

5. Disclaimer – Warranty

THE SITE, ITS CONTENT, MATERIALS, SERVICES AND PRODUCTS ON THE SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS.” TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, VFA HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES AND INDEMNITIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

VFA 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 the Site or the server that makes the Site available are free of viruses or other harmful components. VFA does not make any warranties or representations regarding the use of the materials on the Site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, adequacy, usefulness, timeliness, reliability or otherwise. VFA does not make any warranties or representations regarding the security of your personal information. Some states do not permit limitations or exclusions on warranties, so the above limitations may not apply to you.

6. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless VFA and its affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and partners from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from or arising out of any violation of these Terms of Use by you or any other person accessing the Site using your Internet account.

7. Limitations of Liability

YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. NEITHER VFA, NOR ANY OF ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS OR DIRECTORS, NOR ANY OF ITS AGENTS OR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING THE SITE OR ITS CONTENT, ARE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THE SITE WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH DAMAGES. Some jurisdictions do not permit limitations of liability, so the above limitations may not apply to you. In these states, each party’s liability will be limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.

8. Third-Party Links

In an attempt to provide increased value to our visitors, VFA may link to sites operated by third-parties (“Linked Sites”). We have no control over these Linked Sites, all of which may have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of and different from VFA. These Linked Sites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. The availability of any Linked Site is not an endorsement of the content, or any products or services available on such sites, or an endorsement of any Linked Site’s owners, or its providers. You acknowledge and agree that you access these Linked Sites at your own risk. Any interactions or business dealings with advertisers or third parties other than VFA found on or through our Site are solely between you and such advertiser or other third-party. Without limiting the foregoing, VFA will not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any actual or alleged damage or loss caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Linked Site and VFA expressly disclaims any responsibility for such sites.

VFA does not endorse the content, or any products or services available, on any such sites. Nonetheless, we always want to protect the integrity of our Site, including any links on the Site. Therefore, we hope that you will provide us with feedback not only on our Site, but also on these third-party sites that we may link to (including whether a specific link does not work).

9. Trademarks

The trademarks, tradenames, logos, service marks (“Trademarks”) on the Site are registered trademarks of VFA and third-parties. You may not use any Trademarks on the Site without our written consent on any product or service, except our own.

10. Copyright

Copyright © 2021, Venture For America. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

All content included on the Site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of VFA or its content suppliers and protected by United States and international copyright laws. The compilation of all content on the Site is the exclusive property of VFA and protected by United States and international copyright laws. All software used on the Site is the property of VFA or its software suppliers and protected by United States and international copyright and other laws. You agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices from materials printed or downloaded from the Site.

11. Export Control

Software and other materials downloaded or otherwise made available from the Site may be subject to United States Export Control. The United States Export Control laws prohibit the export of certain technical data and software to certain territories. No software from the Site may be downloaded or exported: into (or to a national or resident of) Cuba, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Iran, Sudan, Syria, or any other country to which the United States has embargoed goods; or anyone on the United States Treasury Department’s list of Specially Designated Nationals or the United States Commerce Department’s Table of Deny Orders.

VFA does not authorize the downloading or exportation of any software or technical data from the Site to any jurisdiction prohibited by the United States Export Control Laws.

12. Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use and your use of the Site are governed by the laws of the State of New York, without regard to its choice of law provisions. The courts of general jurisdiction located within the State of New York, will have exclusive jurisdiction over any and all disputes arising out of, relating to or concerning these Terms of Use and/or the Site or in which these Terms of Use and/or the Site are a material fact.

13. Assignment

VFA may assign its rights and duties under these Terms of Use to any party at any time without notice to you. You may not assign or otherwise transfer the Terms of Use or any right granted hereunder. Any assignment in violation of this section will be null and void.

14. Questions and Feedback

We welcome your questions, comments, and concerns about the Site. Please send any and all feedback pertaining to the Site to info@ventureforamerica.org. If you choose to submit questions, comments, ideas, feedback or the like, you agree that we are free to use them for any purpose without any restriction or compensation to you. Our use of this information may include but is not limited to developing, marketing and selling products. By accepting your submission, VFA does not give up any rights to use similar or related feedback, ideas, concepts, know-how, techniques or other information previously known to us, or developed by our employees, or obtained from sources other than you.

15. General

a. Any express waiver or failure to exercise promptly any right under the Terms of Use will not create a continuing waiver or any expectation of non-enforcement. If any provision of these Terms of Use is held invalid by any law or regulation of any government, or by any court or arbitrator, the parties agree that such provision will be replaced with a new provision that accomplishes the original business purpose, and the other provisions of the Terms of use will remain in full force and effect.

b. VFA reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as VFA deems necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in VFA’s sole discretion.

c. You agree that VFA may provide notice to you via email, regular mail, or posting notices or links to notices on our Site.

d. A printed version of these Terms of Use and of any notices given in electronic form will be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to these Terms of Use to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.