This program is owned, operated, licensed, and/or controlled by the Your Grateful Nation and its operating entity Special Operators Transition Foundation. (“SOTF”, “We”), the main homepage of which is located at www.SOTF.org (the “Web Site”); or www.sotf.org
Refund exceptions are made on a case-by-case basis. If you do request and receive a refund:
* Your refund will be credited to the card used to register for a program event or special promotion.
* Allow 1-2 billing cycles for the credit to appear on your statement.
- RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF CONTENT AND MATERIALS
All information, course information, documentation, content and/or material posted on the Web Site or available through it (“Materials”) are the property of SOTF, which retains all rights, title and interests in and to such Materials and all intellectual property rights relating thereto, including without limitations all copyright, patent, trademarks, logos, design rights and any other proprietary rights.
Without limiting any of the foregoing, you may not copy, reproduce, republish, upload, sell, rent, lease, sublicense, post, transmit, or otherwise distribute, the Materials or any part thereof. You may not decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer, or otherwise attempt to derive the source code for any of the Materials or modify or create any derivative works of the Materials or documentation;
Modification of the Materials or use of the Materials for any other purpose, including without limitations the use of Materials on any other web site or networked computer environment is strictly prohibited
, and be deemed a violation of YGN/SOTF copyright and other proprietary (including intellectual property) rights.
You may use YGN/SOTF Marks or product names to refer to YGN/SOTF products and services, provided you follow the following guidelines whenever YGN/SOTF Marks appear:
- Your use of SOTF Marks must not mislead consumers or imply as to any SOTF sponsorship, affiliation, or endorsement of your company, or your products or services.
- SOTF partners may use SOTF Marks, or any word, symbol, or design confusingly similar thereto, as part of your (i) organization name; or (ii) as part of the name of your inter-country adoption program training/service; or (iii) as part of your internet address, domain name, meta tags, or any other similar designations
These guidelines are not a definitive statement of proper brand and trademark use. SOTF reserves the right to oppose any uses of SOTF Marks that SOTF, in its sole discretion, deems unlawful or improper, even if such use is not expressly prohibited hereunder. SOTF further reserves the right to revise these guidelines at any time, without notice.
- CONTENT, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES INFORMATION
All content available through the Web Site, including but not limited to, pictures, dates, and listings is believed to be accurate. SOTF reserves the right to make changes without notice to processes, materials, or events.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT USE OF ANY AND ALL CONTENT AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEB SITE OR THROUGH ANY SOFTWARE OR PRODUCTS MADE AVAILABLE THEREFROM SHALL BE MADE AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND DEPENDS SOLELY ON YOUR OWN JUDGMENT, INTERPRETATION AND CONSIDERATION, AND YOU SHALL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE IN CONNECTION WITH ANY SUCH USE.
All information and Materials on the Web Site or made available there from is subject to the disclaimers of section 11 below.
- RESTRICTED SECTIONS
Access to content areas on this Web Site is restricted to Fellows, Hiring Partners, Board members and select users authorized in advance by SOTF, in accordance with SOTF policy (“Authorized User(s)”) who have completed the registration process and who have then been granted authorization for access, through issuance of a unique user ID and/or password (“Restricted Section(s)”). No other persons other than Authorized Users may access these Restricted Sections. Registration, passwords and user IDs are personal and non-transferable.
You will bear the sole responsibility for (1) maintaining the strict confidentiality of any user ID and password assigned to you (2) any charges, damages, or losses that may be incurred or suffered as a result of your failure to maintain the strict confidentiality of your user ID and password. SOTF shall not be liable for any harm related to the theft of your user ID and password, any disclosure of your user ID and password, or your authorization to allow another person or entity to access and use the Restricted Sections using your user ID and password. You agree to immediately notify SOTF of any unauthorized use of your user ID and password.
- SUBMISSIONS OF MATERIALS
Except as may be otherwise provided in a separate written agreement between you and NCFA you agree that any materials, including but not limited to questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, discoveries, plans, notes, drawings, arts, original or creative materials or other information, provided by you in the form of email or submissions to YGN/SOTF, or postings at this Web Site, are non-confidential and shall become the sole property of YGN/SOTF to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law. YGN/SOTF shall own exclusive rights and shall be entitled to the unrestricted use of these materials for any purpose, commercial or otherwise, without acknowledgment or additional compensation to you. In the event applicable law operates to prevent YGN/SOT from becoming the sole owner of any such property, then this provision shall be effective as granting to YGN/SOT (with unfettered rights of assignment) a perpetual, worldwide, paid-in-full, non-exclusive right (including any moral rights) and license to make, use, sell, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, communicate to the public, perform and display the content (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed, for the full term of any rights that may exist in any such material.
The following is our privacy statement regarding the gathering and dissemination of information practices for this Web site.
IP Address. We use your IP address to administer our Web site and to help diagnose problems with our server. Your IP address is also used to help identify you and allow your access to the YGN/Special Operators Transition Foundation Fellowship program.
Volunteer/Sponsorship/Event Registration and Credit Card Information. In our site’s registration data entry points, you are required to provide registrants name, e-mail address, and optional additional contact information. If credit card number is required, you will be transferred to www.Kindful.com
link to compete the transaction, Financial information not
collected on our site and never solicited by phone or email.
Protecting your order information is our top priority, so we use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology. SSL encrypts ALL personal information provided during the order process (including credit card number, name and address) so that it cannot be read as the information travels over the Internet. Additionally, credit card information is not held in our database.
We may send you an online survey asking for program evaluation, but participation is optional. Data from our surveys is used to measure the value of our educational outreach and to tailor future education programming in accordance to user preferences.
We do not sell, rent or share your e-mail address and/or demographic data.
You may always opt-out of receiving future e-mailings. All of our communications contain ‘opt-out’ sections. Any e-mail from us will always include specific instructions on how to unsubscribe.
Cookie Technology. We use ‘cookie’ technology (see www.cookiecentral.com for complete information) to enhance users’ online experience through easier navigation of feature enhancement. We do not extract information about individual users or their computers during this process. Cookies set by us for our Web site are required.
Contacting Us. You can send e-mail to us: firstname.lastname@example.org
You can send mail to the following postal address:
YGN/Special Operators Transition Foundation
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- LINKING TO THE WEB SITE
Unless you have a written agreement in effect with YNG/SOTF which states otherwise, links to the Web Site may be provided only in the following manner: (a) links must not suggest or otherwise create the false appearance that YGN/SOTF is affiliated with any person or entity, or that YGN/SOTF otherwise endorses, sponsors or affiliated with any product or service; (b) the appearance, position and other aspects of any link to the Web Site may not be such as to damage or dilute the goodwill associated with YGN/SOTF name and trademarks; (c) all links to the Web Site must “point” to the URL “www.SOTF.org” and not to other pages within the Web Site; (d) all links to the Web Site, when activated by a user, must not display the Web Site within a “frame” on the linking web site, or any other Web Site.
Without limiting any of the above, YGN/SOTF reserves the right to revoke its consent above to the providing of any link to the Web Site, at any time in its sole discretion.
THE MATERIALS AND CONTENT IN THIS WEB SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, NCFA DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, INFRINGEMENT AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
YGN/SOTF DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE MATERIALS AND CONTENT DISPLAYED OR OTHERWISE AVAILABLE IN THIS WEB SITE WILL BE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT THIS WEB SITE OR THE SERVER(S) THAT MAKES THIS WEB SITE AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
YGN/SOTF DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS OR CONTENT IN THIS WEB SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR TAKING ALL PRECAUTIONS YOU BELIEVE NECESSARY OR ADVISABLE TO PROTECT YOU AGAINST ANY CLAIM, DAMAGE, LOSS OR HAZARD THAT MAY ARISE BY VIRTUE OF YOUR USE OF OR RELIANCE UPON THE WEB SITE AND/OR ANY OF THE MATERIALS.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN IMPLIED WARRANTIES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
- LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WHATSOEVER WILL YGN/SOTF, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY OTHER ENTITY FOR ANY DIRECT, COMPENSATORY, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL (INCLUDING LOST PROFITS AND LOST BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES), SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM OR RELATE IN ANY MANNER WHATSOEVER TO YOUR USE OF THE WEB SITE, OR RELIANCE ON ANY OF THE MATERIALS OR TO ANY ERRORS, INACCURACIES, OMISSIONS, DEFECTS, SECURITY BREACHES, OR ANY OTHER FAILURE TO PERFORM BY YGN/SOTF.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
- THIRD PARTY’S CONTENT
To the extent that the Web Site contains links to outside services and resources, YGN/SOTF does not control the availability and content of those outside services and resources. Any concerns regarding any such service or resource, or any link thereto, should be directed to such particular service or resource provider.
Some of the Materials in this Web Site may be provided by third parties. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers or other information expressed or made available by such third parties, are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and do not necessarily state or reflect those of YGN/SOTF.
- NO ENDORSEMENT
No reference made in this Web Site to any specific commercial product, process, website or service (or provider of such product, process or service) other than such products, processes, or services of YNG/SOTF, constitute or imply an endorsement, recommendation or favoring by YGN/SOTF. YGN/SOTF makes no claim or representation regarding, and accepts no responsibility for, the quality, content, nature or reliability of websites accessible by hyperlink from this Web Site, or websites linking to this Web Site.
- INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENT POLICY
YGN/SOTF is committed to protecting the rights of copyright right holders and seeks to comply with all applicable laws and regulations regarding the protection of intellectual property. Notices related to intellectual property violations on this Web Site or on our servers should be addressed to: email@example.com
YGN/SOTF will process any notices of alleged copyright infringement and will take appropriate actions required under applicable laws. Upon receipt of appropriate notices, YGN/SOTF will act expeditiously to remove or disable access to any material claimed to be infringing or claimed to be the subject of infringing activity and will act expeditiously to remove or disable access to any reference or link to material or activity that is claimed to be infringing.
- RIGHT TO SHUT DOWN, DENY OR LIMIT ACCESS