Website Terms and Conditions of Use
Agreement between You and Naval Services FamilyLine
For the Use of and Naval Services FamilyLine Social Media
Welcome to www.NSFamilyLine.org. The Naval Services FamilyLine website is comprised of various web pages operated by Naval Services FamilyLine, a District of Columbia nonprofit corporation. Naval Services FamilyLine also provides services and information via its pages on third-party social media sites such as Facebook and others. For the purposes of this Website Terms and Conditions of Use, unless otherwise noted, all references to the “Site” herein collectively include the entire www.NSFamilyLine.org site and all pages and content Naval Services FamilyLine provides via third-party social media sites. The Site is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained in this Website Terms and Conditions of Use herein (collectively, the "Terms and Conditions"). Your use of the Site constitutes your agreement to the Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to the Terms and Conditions, you may not use the Site. Please read the Terms and Conditions carefully.
Visiting the Site, posting a reply or comment, ordering materials, downloading materials, signing up to receive updates and/or newsletters, or sending an email to Naval Services FamilyLine constitute electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
Links to Third Party Sites/Third Party Services
The Site contains links to other websites ("Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites are not under the control of Naval Services FamilyLine and Naval Services FamilyLine is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. Naval Services FamilyLine is providing these links to you only as a convenience and for informational purposes, and the inclusion of any Linked Site does not imply endorsement by Naval Services FamilyLine of the site or any association with its operators.
By using any product, service or functionality originating from the Naval Services FamilyLine domain that appears on www.NSFamilyLine.org or on third-party social media sites, you hereby acknowledge and consent that Naval Services FamilyLine may share such information and data with any third party with whom Naval Services FamilyLine has a contractual relationship to provide the requested product, service or functionality on behalf of Site users and customers.
No Unlawful or Prohibited Use / Intellectual Property
You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to access and use the Site strictly in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. As a condition of your use of the Site, you warrant to Naval Services FamilyLine that you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions. You may not use the Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Site.
All content included as part of the Site, such as text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used on the Site, is the property of Naval Services FamilyLine or its suppliers and protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices, legends or other restrictions contained in any such content and will not make any changes thereto.
The Site content is presented exclusively for personal information purposes and Naval Services FamilyLine encourages your use and further dissemination of such content in the form in which it is presented. You will not modify, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer for sale or commercial use, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part, found on the Site. The Site content is not for resale. Your use of the Site does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of any protected content, and in particular, you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any content. You will use protected content solely for your personal use and will make no other use of the content without the express written permission of Naval Services FamilyLine and the copyright owner. You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any protected content. We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of Naval Services FamilyLine or its licensors except as expressly authorized by these Terms and Conditions.
Use of Communication Services
The Site may contain blogs, “leave a reply” functionality, “leave a comment” functionality, “email us” functionality, online ordering, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with Naval Services FamilyLine, its suppliers, or the public at large (collectively, "Communication Services"). You agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service.
By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not: defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others; publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information; upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents; upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer; advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages; conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters; download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner; falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded, restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services; violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service; harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent; violate any applicable laws or regulations.
Naval Services FamilyLine has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, Naval Services FamilyLine reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. Naval Services FamilyLine reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.
Naval Services FamilyLine reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as 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 Naval Services FamilyLine's sole discretion.
Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or others in any Communication Service. Naval Services FamilyLine does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, Naval Services FamilyLine specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service.
Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you upload the materials.
Materials Provided to Naval Services FamilyLine or Posted on Any Naval Services FamilyLine Web Page
Naval Services FamilyLine does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to the Site (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any Site or our associated services (collectively "Submissions"). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting Naval Services FamilyLine, its affiliated companies and necessary sub-licensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.
No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. Naval Services FamilyLine is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in Naval Services FamilyLine's sole discretion.
By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.
The Service is controlled, operated and administered by Naval Services FamilyLine from its offices within the USA. If you access the Service from a location outside the USA, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that you will not use the content accessed through the Site in any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions or regulations.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Naval Services FamilyLine, its principals, volunteers, employees, agents, and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) relating to or arising out of your use of or inability to use the Site or services, any user postings made by you, your violation of any terms of this Agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. Naval Services FamilyLine reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with Naval Services FamilyLine in asserting any available defenses.
ALL CONTENT PROVIDED ON THE SITE IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. NAVAL SERVICES FAMILYLINE AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE SITE AT ANY TIME.
NAVAL SERVICES FAMILYLINE AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, COMPLETENESS OR ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. NAVAL SERVICES FAMILYLINE AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL NAVAL SERVICES FAMILYLINE AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE SITE, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR RELATED SERVICES, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE SITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF NAVAL SERVICES FAMILYLINE OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE SITE, OR DISAGREE WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE.
Termination / Access Restriction
Naval Services FamilyLine reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the District of Columbia and you hereby consent to the sole and exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts having geographic jurisdiction over the District of Columbia in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Site. Use of the Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms and Conditions, including, without limitation, this section.
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Naval Services FamilyLine as a result of this agreement or use of the Site. Naval Services FamilyLine's performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of Naval Services FamilyLine's right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Site or information provided to or gathered by Naval Services FamilyLine with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.
Unless otherwise specified herein, these Website Terms and Conditions of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and Naval Services FamilyLine with respect to the Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between you and Naval Services FamilyLine with respect to the Site. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form and shall be valid without signature.
Changes to Terms and Conditions
Naval Services FamilyLine reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change the Terms and Conditions under which the Site is offered. The most current version of the Terms and Conditions will supersede all previous versions. Naval Services FamilyLine encourages you to periodically review the Terms and Conditions to stay informed of our updates.
Naval Services FamilyLine welcomes your questions or comments regarding the Terms and Conditions. You may contact Naval Services FamilyLine at:
Naval Services FamilyLine
1043 Harwood Street SE
Suite 100 Bldg. 154
Washington, DC 20374-5067
Email Address: email@example.com
Telephone: 1-877-673-7773 / Washington DC: 202-433-2333
Effective as of February 5, 2020