Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions

The following terms and conditions govern the Association of Veteran Friendly Employer (AVFE) website (“Site”), Membership (“AVFE Membership”), and the information and benefits available thereunder. All individuals and organizations who subscribe and become Members are strongly encouraged to read the following Terms and Conditions described herein.

These Terms and Conditions by and between the Association of Veteran Friendly Employers (“AVFE”, “us”, “we”, or “our”), and individuals and/or business entities (“Members” and individually as a “Member”, “individual”, or “you”) outlines the use of the contents and materials contained within the https://www.avfe.org website, to include information, resources, products, and services (hereafter “Services”). By accessing these Services, or obtaining information or any portions thereof, in any manner, you agree to comply with the terms and conditions set forth below. These terms and conditions, as well as other terms of use such as AVFE’s Privacy Policy are collectively constitute the entire agreement. If you do not agree to these terms, do not access or obtain any information or content that originates from these Services.

AVFE’s Services include, but are not limited to: resources, checklists, templates, videos, tests, databases (to include the proprietary Veteran Aligned Skills Translator (VAST)), newsletters, reports, and other website content that provides information to Members. These items and Services are intellectual property and owned and licensed by AVFE and/or the sources and partners listed, and are protected by patents, copyrights, trademarks and other property rights.

AVFE may add, delete, or change any of our Services at any time at our discretion. In the event new Services are added, they too, will considered part of our Services, and the use of those Services will be in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. Services provided by AVFE is for information and educational purposes only and is no substitute for legal or other professional advice.

Use of Services

The Use of Services is limited to those individuals and organizations that have obtained permission and/or access rights by becoming AVFE Members. Information and Services are provided “as is”. Unless otherwise and specifically identified, Members may use, access, download, and copy the information and Services for use within the Members organization only. AVFE’s Services may include links to third party content that may enhance Member education, or may provide additional value Members. AVFE does not have any control over these third party external sources and is not responsible for the accuracy of the information provided. AVFE will not be held liable or responsible for any direct or indirect damage or loss caused from this third party content.

Individuals that use AVFE’s Services are not authorized to directly or indirectly share, distribute, transmit, re-purpose, or publish information without approval of AVFE beyond the Member organization. Members will not alter, remove, obscure or share the information without first obtaining permission from AVFE or the identified owner of the material and Services. Additionally, you are not authorized to reverse engineer, translate, decompile or disassemble Services or any portion thereof. AVFE takes the security and protection of our Services and very seriously. Should it be identified that any part of AVFE’s Services have been probed, scanned, interfered with, manipulated, or any another way been modified by non-authorized personnel, members, prospective members, or any other identified individual that was not granted such permission directly from AVFE, we will investigate the situation, notify law enforcement if applicable, and prosecute the individual(s) or organization(s) to the fullest extent of the law.

Access to Services

AVFE Membership is available to the general public, and is only obtained through purchase of Membership. Access of information is available solely through your assigned User Name and Password (“User Information”). This User Information is specific to you organizationally, and you agree not to share this information, or any details therein under any circumstance. In the event it is determined that an unauthorized individual or organization is using an individual’s User Information, AVFE has the right to cancel and terminate access and Membership immediately.

As part of the Services provided by AVFE, you may be required to provide certain information to us. This may include, but is not limited to, contact information, email addresses, work address, phone numbers, and certain payment data. You will not knowingly alter, omit, or misrepresent this information, and agree that the information is true and accurate. You authorize AVFE to verify and validate information as required in response to providing Services. Should it be determined that your User Information has been compromised, you will notify AVFE immediately. AVFE will not use your User Information beyond the bounds of this Agreement and is not liable for any harm, damages, or losses as a result of the theft, disclosure, or sharing of your User Information.

AVFE grants Members in good standing a non-assignable and non-transferable limited license to use the AVFE Member logo for use in Member Company physical, printed and online material and media for the sole purpose of conveying notice of your desire to hire Veterans using your Membership within AVFE. The use of AVFE’s logo must always be accompanied by the words “AVFE Member”, or “Member of AVFE”. You may not distribute copies of the AVFE logo to third parties. Upon termination or cancellation of Membership, the use of the AVFE Member logo and associated affiliations shall be discontinued immediately. Use of the AVFE Member logo does not represent AVFE’s approval or endorsement of any produce or service offered by you.

Prices and Renewals

AVFE has set prices for each Membership level offering. These prices may be deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense. The prices set forth are valid for the full membership period (one year) from date of service, and will not be changed or increased during your membership period. If a Membership level is listed at an incorrect price or with incomplete or incorrect information, AVFE has the right to refuse or cancel the Membership or Service, even if your account has been charged (in which case AVFE will issue a credit in the amount of the charge using the same payment method as the original charge). Initial membership prices reflect a one-time application processing fee. This processing fee is not charged on renewal Memberships.

AVFE has the right to change prices and service levels of Membership at any time. In the event a price is changed, Members will not be responsible for the new price unless and until Membership is obtained and/or renewed.

Returns, Returns, and Cancellations

All Services provided by AVFE are valid for a period of 12 months beginning on the Membership or Renewal date. Once the membership application and payment have been processed by AVFE, resulting in benefits being provided to the Member (to include establishment of a username and password, and access to Member only Services), no refunds will be provided. Services and products downloaded from the AVFE website are non-refundable. Products and/or Services sold by AVFE partners are subject to the return policy of the partner providing the product and/or service. AVFE Members can cancel membership prior to renewal, however, AVFE will not refund any fees already paid for the preceding year membership period. AVFE has the right and discretion to terminate or cancel Memberships if the Member fails to comply with the terms and conditions described in this agreement.

Warranty

AVFE’s Services and associated site are provided to you on a “as is” basis, and your use is at your own risk. AVFE makes no representations or warranties of any kind regarding our Services and site, either express or implied. AVFE also makes no guarantee or warranty that the Services will meet your requirements. Additionally, AVFE does not warrantee that the Services and site will be error free or that service interruption may occur from time to time.

Limitation of Liability

AVFE does not accept any liability for information or advice provided on this site or incorporated by reference. This includes direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or exemplary damages, including without limitation, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, data loss, or other losses resulting from the use or inability to use AVFE’s site and Services, any link provided in connection the AVFE site, and/or any other matter related to the use of the site. AVFE’s website may contain links to other websites and information. AVFE does not have any control of these sites and is not responsible for the privacy policies or controls of these sites. As such, we do not accept any liability arising from any person for the data provided or contained in an external site linked to this site. You agree to indemnify and hold AVFE, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, and agents, harmless from and against any third party claim, action, and/or liability result from or in connection with the use of this site and Services.

Changes to Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions may change from time to time.  When these changes occur, information will be communicated and highlighted for a reasonable period of time after the changes have taken place.   Your continued use of the www.avfe.org website following the posting of any changes will confirm your acceptance of the changes.  Questions or comments regarding these Terms and Conditions should be sent to the Association of Veteran Friendly Employers, a Florida Limited Liability Company, at 731 Duval Station Road, Suite 107-330, Jacksonville, Florida 32218, or sent electronically to Membership@avfe.org.