Terms of Service
The information we collect is used by us to improve the content and products offered on our Website page, to notify consumers about updates to our Website and to contact members and supporters for marketing purposes. The information we collect may also be shared with partners. The information we collect is further disclosed in the following instances: when legally required to do so, at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation, to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our Website and applicable laws or to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our Website.
With respect to ad servers: To connect you with offers that may be of interest to you, we have relationships with other companies that we allow to place ads on our Website pages. As a result of your visit to our site, ad server companies may collect information such as your domain type, your IP address and clickstream information.
From time to time, we may use member and supporter information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes to our Website to notify you of these changes. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our Website periodically.
MILITARY FRIENDLYÂ® reserves the right to modify this Agreement at any time without giving you prior notice. Your use of the Site following any such modification constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the Agreement as modified.
1. Use of Site
2. Information Collection and Customer List Use
Except as specified herein, this policy also does not apply to information you may provide to us offline; however please do be aware that if you subscribe offline to one of the magazines published by Victory Media, Inc. ("Magazines") we make our subscriber lists available occasionally to companies that sell goods and services that we believe would be of interest our readers. If you would rather not receive such mailings, please send a current mailing label or exact copy to Victory Media, Inc., PO Box 26, Sewickley, PA 15143.
We may use any personal information you send for marketing and promotional purposes and we may combine information we receive online with outside records to enhance our ability to market products or provide services that we believe may be of interest to you. Additionally, we may share your personal information with third parties who may choose to contact you to promote their own goods and services.
In addition, we may use information you provide us through emails, Q & A, forums, polls, or though any user-generated submission for editorial purposes. We may use your name and any stories you provide us in articles published online and in our Magazines. Please be advised that any such submissions become the property of Victory Media, Inc. and may be used by Victory Media, Inc. for any lawful purpose. If you provide us with personal anecdotes, they may be attributed to you. You hereby authorize Victory Media, Inc. to edit, rewrite, use, and reuse the content, including your name, likeness, photograph, and biographical information you provide, in any way and any media whether now known or invented in the future, with or without attribution, including publication in the Magazines or websites (including the Site), and in trade media and advertising. You agree that any content you send us will not violate any rights of any third party and that you will only send us content for which you own the rights.
Our Site may from time to time partner with a retailer or other third party to offer online shopping opportunities, games, services, subscriptions and other applications on a co-branded or cross-promotional basis. Those transactions may take place on the Victory Media, Inc. Magazine, the Site, or the website of the third party. In either case, personal information you provide in connection with the transaction may be shared with the third party, as well as with any participating sponsors or advertisers of such opportunities and features.
Portions of this Site and its Content are protected by U.S. and/or foreign copyright laws, and belong to Military Friendly or its partners, affiliates, licensees or authorizing third parties. Any copyrights in the Content are owned by MILITARY FRIENDLYÂ® or other copyright owners who have authorized their use on the Site. You may download and reprint Content for non-commercial, non-public, personal use only (If you are browsing this Site as an employee or member of any business or organization, you may download and reprint Content only for educational or other non-commercial purposes within your business or organization, except as otherwise permitted by MILITARY FRIENDLYÂ® , for example in certain password-restricted areas of the Site). You may not transmit, duplicate, gather, reproduce or display any of the Content on this Site without express written authorization from MILITARY FRIENDLYÂ®.
The term Military FriendlyÂ® is a federally registered trademark, owned and operated by Vicotry Media. You are prohibited from using any of the trademarks, designs or logos appearing throughout the Site without express written permission from MILITARY FRIENDLYÂ® or the respective trademark owner, except as permitted by applicable law.
5. User Generated Content
If you elect to post material to any blogs, forums, participate in our social networking channels or other community boards that may be offered on our Site, or if you elect to upload any photographs, audio or video, you will be solely responsible for all content, messages, text, files, images, graphics, photos, audio clips, sounds, video or other materials (the "Postings"). You agree and warrant that any Postings you post to the Site will be true and accurate, will not defame any person or invade any person's privacy, and will not infringe the proprietary rights of any person. You agree not to furnish any Postings to which you do not own the rights. By furnishing Postings, you give Victory Media, Inc. the right to use such Postings in any manner and in any media now known or hereafter invented, including, without limitation, the right to combine your Postings with Postings of third parties in varied combinations and/or to use the Postings in the Magazines. You also acknowledge that visitors to the Site may post comments about your Postings which may be derogatory, and that Victory Media, Inc. has no obligation to monitor or delete any such postings.
Please be aware that Victory Media, Inc. does not and cannot monitor all of the Postings made to the Site, and therefore Victory Media, Inc. will not be responsible for the content of any Postings. However, Victory Media, Inc. does reserve the right to delete or edit any material in any Posting that is offensive, obscene, harassing, offensive or otherwise objectionable and not in keeping with the community standards of the Magazines and Site. If Victory Media, Inc. elects to edit any Postings, it nonetheless assumes no responsibility for the content of the Postings. Under no circumstances will Victory Media, Inc. be liable for any inaccuracy or defect in any Postings. We also expect our users to adhere to certain rules of engagement.
Therefore, users agree not to post, email, or otherwise make available postings that:
- are unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, pornographic, libelous, or invasive of one's privacy, or harmful to minors in any way;
- harass, degrade, intimidate or are hateful toward an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability;
- include personal or identifying information about another person without that person's explicit consent;
- are false, deceptive, misleading, deceitful, constitute "bait and switch" or impersonation of any person or entity;
- contain your own or a third party's advertising, branding or promotional content;
- infringe any proprietary rights, including copyright, of any party, or postings that you do not have a right to make available; or
- restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Site or the Victory Media, Inc. services offered
Because Victory Media, Inc. does not monitor the Postings, you agree to use and rely on them at your own risk. Victory Media, Inc. cannot make any representation or warranty about the material contained in the Postings. Victory Media, Inc. likewise assumes no responsibility for any contact you may have with other users of our Site, either online or offline. If you elect to meet in person with someone you may meet on our Site, you do so at your own risk, and under no circumstances will Victory Media, Inc. be liable for any activity or injury that may occur.
6. Short Message Service and Wireless Internet
You acknowledge and agree that the SMS or WAP Services are provided via wireless systems which use radios (and other means) to transmit communications over complex networks. We do not guarantee that your use of the SMS or WAP Service will be private or secure, and we are not liable to you for any lack of privacy or security you may experience. You are fully responsible for taking precautions and providing security measures best suited for your situation and intended use of the SMS or WAP Service. We may also access the content of your account and wireless account with your carrier for the purpose of identifying and resolving technical problems and service-related complaints.
7. Children and Parents
The Site covered by this policy is not intended for use by children, especially those under age 16. No one under age 16 is allowed to provide any personal information or use our public discussion areas, forums and chats. To subscribe to newsletters and to participate in other activities where personal information is divulged you must be 16 or older. Minors between the ages of 16 and 17 should get the permission of their parent(s) or legal guardian(s) before subscribing to any Magazines on our Site.
8. Links to Third-Party Websites
The Site contains links to and frames of sites, which are not maintained by Victory Media, Inc. While we try to include only links to or frames of those sites which are in good taste and safe for our visitors, we are not responsible for the content of those sites and cannot guarantee that sites will not change without our knowledge, and inclusion of such links and frames in the Site does not imply Victory Media Inc.'s endorsement of the linked or framed sites or their content.
9. Disclaimer of Warranties
MILITARY FRIENDLYÂ® MAKES NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR ENDORSEMENTS WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE, THE SERVICE OR THE CONTENT. MILITARY FRIENDLYÂ® EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, WITH REGARD TO THE SITE, THE SERVICE, THE CONTENT, AND ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE FURNISHED OR TO BE FURNISHED VIA THE SITE. MILITARY FRIENDLYÂ® DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS PERFORMED BY THE SITE OR THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS IN THE SITE OR THE SERVICE WILL BE CORRECTED. MILITARY FRIENDLYÂ® DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE CONTENT, OR THAT ANY ERRORS IN THE CONTENT WILL BE CORRECTED. THE SITE, THE SERVICE AND THE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN â€śAS ISâ€ť AND â€śAS AVAILABLEâ€ť BASIS.
10. Limitation of Liability
You understand and agree that you are personally responsible for your behavior on the Site. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless MILITARY FRIENDLYÂ® , its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, joint ventures, business partners, licensors, employees, agents, and any third-party information providers to the Service from and against all claims, losses, expenses, damages and costs (including, but not limited to, direct, incidental, consequential, exemplary and indirect damages), and reasonable attorneysâ€™ fees, resulting from or arising out of your use, misuse, or inability to use the Site, the Service, or the Content, or any violation by you of this Agreement.
13. User Conduct; Use of Communication Services
You agree to use the Site only for lawful purposes. You agree not to take any action that might compromise the security of the Site, render the Site inaccessible to others or otherwise cause damage to the Site or the Content. You agree not to add to, subtract from, or otherwise modify the Content, or to attempt to access any Content that is not intended for you. You agree not to use the Site in any manner that might interfere with the rights of third parties.
This Site may contain forums, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to communicate with you (collectively, the â€śCommunication Servicesâ€ť). You agree to use the Communication Services only to view and post messages and material that are proper and, when applicable, related to the particular Communication Service. You agree, without limitation, that you will not:
a) Use the Communication Services in connection with surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, junk mail, spamming, or any duplicative or unsolicited messages, whether commercial or otherwise;
b) Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services without the advance written permission of Military Friendly;
c) Publish, post, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information;
d) Use any material or information, including images or photograph in any manner that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or other proprietary right of any party;
e) Provide links to files that contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, corrupted files or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of anotherâ€™s computer or property of another;
f) Falsify or delete any copyright management information, such as 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;
g) Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services;
h) Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable to any Communication Service;
i) Harvest or otherwise collect information about other users of the Site, including email addresses, except with the advance written permission from Victory Media Inc.;
j) Create a false identity for the purpose of misleading others; or
k) Use, download or otherwise copy or provide (whether or not for a fee) to a person or entity any directory of users of the Communication Services or other user or usage information or any portion thereof.
14. Unsolicited Idea Submission Policy
MILITARY FRIENDLYÂ® does not accept ideas, concepts, or techniques for new services or products through the Site ("Comments"). If such Comments are received, You acknowledge that: (a) they will not be considered confidential or proprietary; (b) MILITARY FRIENDLYÂ® and its affiliates are under no obligation to keep such information confidential; and (c) MILITARY FRIENDLYÂ® will have an unrestricted, irrevocable, world-wide, royalty-free right to use, communicate, reproduce, publish, display, distribute, and exploit such Comments in any manner it chooses.
However, MILITARY FRIENDLYÂ® welcomes any feedback regarding areas of existing programs and services that may help satisfy userâ€™s needs. Feedback can be provided through the many listed contact areas on the Site. Any feedback you provide shall be deemed Comments as described above.
15. Password Security
As a member of MILITARY FRIENDLYÂ® , you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your member identification and password information, and for restricting access to your computer. You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your member identification and password.
16. General Provisions
16.1. Entire Agreement/No Waiver
16.2 Correction of Errors and Inaccuracies
The Content may contain typographical errors or other errors or inaccuracies and may not be complete or current. MILITARY FRIENDLYÂ® therefore reserves the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions and to change or update the Content at any time without prior notice. MILITARY FRIENDLYÂ® does not, however, warrant or guarantee that any errors, inaccuracies or omissions will be corrected.
16.3. Enforcement/ Choice of Law/ Choice of Forum
16.4. Claims of Copyright Infringement
Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c), notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to:
Victory Media, Inc.
PO Box 26