These are the Terms of Use between you (Member) and Handicapped Veterans Association.

Included by reference are guidelines, rules and directions posted elsewhere on the website.

We may modify both Terms of Use, guidelines, rules and directions from time to time. By using the Platform, or any element thereof, you agree to these Terms of Use. These Terms of Use continue in force until cancellation of your membership. It is your responsibility to determine whether your use of the Platform is lawful, and you must comply with all applicable Federal, State and local laws in using the Platform. You may not use the Platform for any illegal purpose. We may change these Terms of Use from time to time. If we do, we will post the changes to the Platform and, if you are a current member in good standing, notify you at the email address you provide in your registration information. Please ensure that you keep this email address up-to-date. By continuing to use the Platform after any changes, you agree to the changes. We may also change, alter, or discontinue the Platform, or individual elements of the Platform at any time. You have a limited right to use the Platform. We can decline or cancel your membership, alter, or remove your account, or any content you post on the Platform for any reason and at any time. You are responsible for providing accurate registration information, keeping your registration information up-to-date and secure and for all activity that happens in your account, including all content posted using your account. All user names and passwords are HVA property and may be changed at any time.The Platform is supported in part with advertising for products and services which we feel contribute to the HVA mission. Use or purchase of advertised products or services is not a requirement for membership. Use or purchase of advertised products or services are transactions between Member and the advertiser. HVA is not a party to any such transaction and neither guarantees, nor is in any way liable for such transactions. By posting content on the Platform, you confirm that you have the right to do so and you give us the right to use the content for the purposes of operating the Platform and for any other lawful purpose. If you post content in any area of the Platform, you give us the right to give access to that content to other members and users who have access to those areas of the Platform from time to time and for any other lawful purpose.

Exception: Members have the option to ‘hide’ all but select items on their profiles. Personal and identifying information found on profiles will not be disclosed to any outside party by HVA unless required by law.

If your account is terminated, we may keep a copy of your content for archival and for any other lawful purpose.

HVA owns the Platform and all rights to the Platform and its content. You may not use, reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of the Platform, except as permitted in these Terms of Use, the Copyright Declaration, or with prior written consent.

The Platform is provided on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis and your use of the Platform is at your sole risk. We expressly disclaim all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, performance and non-infringement.

HVA shall not be liable for damages of any kind, whether direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary and including but not limited to damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses, and whether arising out of contract, tort, negligence (including strict liability), warranty, indemnity or otherwise and whether or not any limited remedy failed of its essential purpose, arising out of or in connection with the Platform, or these Terms of Use. In particular, we are not responsible for any content provided in profiles, posts and comments by you or any other user of the Platform.

You shall indemnify and hold HVA, HVA staff and volunteers, HVA associates, HVA affiliates, developer Chuck Swift, related entities, officers, directors, agents, co-branders or other partners, employees, successors and assigns harmless from any liability, cost, expense, loss, claim or demand, including reasonable lawyers fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Platform.

The Terms of Use and the relationship between you and HVA shall be governed by the laws of the United States of America and the State of Kentucky. Our service providers and associates are third party beneficiaries of these Terms of Use. All claims concerning these Terms or your use of the Platform will be heard and resolved in a court of competent subject matter jurisdiction located in Louisville, Ky.

These Terms of Use and your rights and obligations under them are not transferable by you to any other person. We may transfer our rights and obligations to the acquirer upon any assignment of all or a part of our Platform.

These Terms, including the referenced rules and directions, constitute the entire agreement between you and HVA and govern your use.