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Terms of Use

Acceptance of the Terms and Conditions

This Terms of Use Agreement (this “Agreement”), states the terms and conditions under which you may use this web site (the “Site”).  Please read this Agreement carefully.  This Site contains various information relating to The Christian Alliance for Orphans (“The Christian Alliance for Orphans” or “CAFO” or “We”) in the form of text, graphics, blog posts, PDF documents, webinars, podcasts, courses, forums, news, reports, and other materials (tangible or intangible) (“Content”).  By accessing, browsing and/or using this Site you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be legally bound by this Agreement.  If you do not accept this Agreement (and therefore do not agree to by bound by this Agreement), do not use this Site. We reserve the right to amend this Agreement at any time by posting the amended terms on our Site.

Restrictions on Use of Materials

You acknowledge that this Site contains Content that is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade secrets, patents, or other proprietary rights, and that these rights are valid and protected in all forms, media, and technologies existing now and hereinafter developed. You also acknowledge that the Content is and shall remain the property of The Christian Alliance for Orphans or any other party (each a “Contributor”) who has been involved in the preparation or publication of the Content.  You shall at no time assert any claims of ownership over any content by reason of your use of or any right to use this Site and shall not grant or create or suffer to exist any lien or other security interest arising therefrom.  You agree to comply with all copyright and trademark laws and you shall not encumber any interest in, or assert any rights to, the Content.  You may not modify, transmit, participate in the sale or transfer of, or create derivative works based on any Content, in whole or in part.  You may print copies of the Content, provided that these copies are made only for personal, non-commercial use and that you maintain any notices contained in the Content, or maintained by the Contributor, such as all copyright notices, trademark legends, or other proprietary rights notices. You shall not store electronically any significant portion of any Content. The Christian Alliance for Orphans authorizes you to view and use the Content on this Site solely for your personal, noncommercial use. The use of the Content on any other site, including by linking or framing, or in any networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited without The Christian Alliance for Orphans’ prior written approval.

For permission to use Content from this website or from a newsletter authored and distributed by The Christian Alliance for Orphans, request written permission and provide full attribution. Permission should be requested by contacting [email protected] Attribution for website content should be given as follows: “Reprinted with permission from the The Christian Alliance for Orphans.” Attribution for newsletter content should be given as follows: “This article reprinted with permission from The Christian Alliance for Orphans.”

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY

THE CONTENT PROVIDED ON THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED AS A SERVICE TO MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC. INFORMATION PRESENTED ON THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.  NO INFORMATION PRESENTED ON THIS WEBSITE CONSTITUTES LEGAL OR PROFESSIONAL ADVICE, NOR DOES IT CREATE AN PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE CHRISTIAN ALLIANCE FOR OPPHANS AND ANY OTHER PARTY.

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THIS SITE AND THE CONTENT THEREIN ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS.  NONE OF THE CHRISTIAN ALLIANCE FOR ORPHANS, ANY OF ITS MEMBERS, AFFILIATES OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS (COLLECTIVELY THE “THE CHRISTIAN ALLIANCE FOR ORPHANS PARTIES”) GUARANTEES THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR USEFULNESS OF ANY OF THE CONTENT.

NONE OF THE CHRISTIAN ALLIANCE FOR ORPHANS PARTIES WARRANTS THAT THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE OR THAT THIS SITE, ITS SERVER OR ANY FILES AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOADING THROUGH THIS SITES ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL ELEMENTS.  YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THIS SITE AND THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE CONTENT IS ASSUMED SOLELY BY YOU.

NONE OF THE CHRISTIAN ALLIANCE FOR ORPHANS PARTIES MAKES ANY, AND HEREBY SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY, REPRESENTATIONS, ENDORSEMENTS, GUARANTEES, OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THIS SITE OR ANY CONTENT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD-PARTY RIGHTS.  WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, ALL OF THE CHRISTIAN ALLIANCE FOR ORPHANS PARTIES DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO ANY RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY OF THE CHRISTIAN ALLIANCE FOR ORPHANS PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY YOUR RELIANCE ON INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE CONTENT ON THE WEB SITE.  IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION OR ANY CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEB SITE.

IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY OF THE CHRISTIAN ALLIANCE FOR ORPHANS PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE CONTENT, SERVICE, OR THIS AGREEMENT, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY.

BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS  DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR NEGLIGENCE, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS THE CHRISTIAN ALLIANCE FOR ORPHANS  PARTIES’ LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THIS SITE IS TO STOP USING THIS SITE.

Links to Other Sites

As a convenience to you, this Site may periodically provide links to third party websites through links available on this Site including websites of entities that are affiliated with the The Christian Alliance for Orphans (“Third-Party Sites”) where we feel it is appropriate. Lists of links are not complete lists of relevant and/or useful internet resources.  Our decision to link to a Third-Party Site is not an endorsement of the content in that linked Third Party Site. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENT OF ANY THIRD PARTY WEB SITE, NOR DO WE MAKE ANY WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE CONTENT (OR THE ACCURACY, CURRENTNESS, OR COMPLETENESS OF SUCH CONTENT) ON ANY THIRD PARTY WEB SITES, AND THE CHRISTIAN ALLIANCE FOR ORPHANS SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER IN RELATION TO ANY OF THE FOREGOING.  You should take precautions when downloading files from all Sites to protect your computer from viruses and other destructive programs.  If you decide to access linked Third-Party Sites, you do so at your own risk. You should direct any concerns to the Third-Party Sites’ administrator or webmaster.

No Framing Allowed 

Elements of this Site are protected by trade dress, trademark, unfair competition, and other state and federal laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part by any means, including but not limited to, the use of framing or mirrors.  None of the Content for our Site may be retransmitted without the express written consent of The Christian Alliance for Orphans.

Copyright Complaints

The designated agent to receive notification of claimed infringement under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act is Brandie Smith, COO, The Christian Alliance for Orphans, 6723 Whittier Avenue, #202, McLean, VA 22101.

Use of Personally Identifiable Information

The Christian Alliance for Orphans’ practices and policies with respect to the collection and use of personally identifiable information is governed according to The Christian Alliance for Orphans’ Privacy Policy.

Termination

The Christian Alliance for Orphans reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to restrict, suspend, or terminate this Agreement and your access to all or any part of our Site or the Content, at any time and for any reason without prior notice or liability. The Christian Alliance for Orphans reserves the right to change, suspend, or discontinue all or any part of this Site or the content at any time without prior notice or liability.

User Must Comply with Applicable Laws

This Site is based in Mclean, Virginia.  The Christian Alliance for Orphans makes no claims concerning whether the Content may be downloaded or are appropriate for use outside of the United States.  If you access this Site from outside of the United States, you are solely responsible for ensuring compliance with the laws of your specific jurisdiction.

Miscellaneous 

In the event that any portion of the Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the invalid or unenforceable portion shall be construed in accordance with the applicable law as nearly as possible to reflect the original intentions of the parties, and the remainder of the Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.  The paragraph headings herein are provided only for reference and shall have no effect on the construction or interpretation of the Agreement. The Christian Alliance for Orphans’ failure to enforce your strict performance of any provision of this Agreement will not constitute a waiver of its right to subsequently enforce such provision or any other provision of this Agreement.  Neither the course of conduct between parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any provision of the Agreement. The Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Washington, D.C., except with regard to its conflicts of law rules.  Any action relating to the Content, Site or this Agreement must be brought in the federal or state courts located in Washington, D.C., and you hereby irrevocably consent to the jurisdiction of such courts.  Any cause of action you may have with respect to the Content, Site or this Agreement must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arose, or be barred. This Agreement contains the entire agreement of the parties for this Site and supersedes all existing agreements and all other oral, written or other communication between the parties concerning its subject matter. You agree to use the Content and Site only for lawful purposes. You are prohibited from any use of the Content or Site that would constitute an illegal offense, give rise to liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law or regulation.

Privacy Policy

The Christian Alliance for Orphans (“CAFO”) places a high priority on protecting your privacy. This privacy policy was created in order to demonstrate CAFO’s firm commitment to the privacy of our members and website users. This policy explains what types of information is collected by the CAFO website, www.cafo.org, and how this information is used.

What Personally Identifiable Information is Collected
CAFO members that register for www.cafo.org and individuals that sign up to receive CAFO or its various programs’ e-communications voluntarily provide us with contact information (such as name and e-mail address). We may use this information for specific, limited purposes. You may always “opt out,” either now or at any time in the future, if you do not wish to receive our messages.

IP addresses
CAFO uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer www.cafo.org and for statistical metrics used to track website visitor traffic.

Cookies
CAFO uses “cookie” messages to automatically help provide better services. They remind us who you are and your preferences for our website based on what you’ve done and told us before. The “cookie” is placed in your computer and is read when you come back to our website. Cookies let us take you to the information and features you’re particularly interested in. They also let us track your usage of www.cafo.org, so we know which parts of our sites are most popular. You can reject cookies or cancel them by instructing your Web browser accordingly.

How Your Information May Be Used
We use your personal information to provide you with personalized service; to send e-mail alerts to you; to answer your requests; to process your membership application; etc. You may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease all communications from us. We may also use your information to track visitor of our website. This lets us see which of our features are the most popular so we can better serve our users’ needs. It also lets us provide aggregate data about our traffic (not identifying you personally, but showing how many visitors used which features, for example) to outside parties.

Email Privacy
CAFO does not provide, sell, or rent email addresses to anyone outside the organization.

External Links
CAFO web and mobile properties includes links to external websites. These links do not fall under the www.cafo.org domain, and CAFO is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites. Your use of any linked website is solely at your own risk.

Modifications
We may amend this privacy policy from time to time; please review it periodically. We maintain the option to modify this privacy at any time by electronic notice posted on our website. Your continued use of our website after the date that such notices are posted will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.

State Nonprofit Disclosures

Certain states require written disclosures for nonprofit organizations soliciting contributions. Individual state disclosures are below.

Florida: A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE, WITHIN THE STATE, 1-800-435-7352 (800-HELP-FLA), OR VISITING www.FloridaConsumerHelp.com. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. Florida Registration #CH47266

Georgia: A full and fair description of our programs and our financial statement summary is available upon request at our office and phone number indicated above.

New York: Upon request, from the Attorney General Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271.

North Carolina: Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 1-919-814-5400. The license is not an endorsement by the state.

Pennsylvania: The official registration and financial information of Christian Alliance for Orphans may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999.

Virginia: From the State Office of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Affairs, P.O. Box 1163, Richmond, VA 23218.

Washington: From the Secretary of State at 1-800-332-4483 or http://www.sos.wa.gov/charities/

Wisconsin: A financial statement of the charitable organization disclosing assets, liabilities, fund balances, revenue and expenses for the preceding fiscal year will be provided to any person upon request.

REGISTRATION WITH A STATE AGENCY DOES NOT CONSTITUTE OR IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL OR RECOMMENDATION BY THAT STATE.

Contests & Sweepstakes Terms & Conditions

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.

  1. Eligibility: Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to those who sign up at the sweepstakes page located https://cafo.org/orphansunday/tools/ and who are 18 or older as of the date of entry. The sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the United States and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of The Christian Alliance for Orphans (the “Sponsor”) their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
  2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, you agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of The Christian Alliance for Orphans, as final and binding as it relates to the content. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.
  3. Sweepstakes Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on or about 11/1/18 and ending 11/11/18. All online entries must be received by 11/11/18 11:59PM EST.
  4. How to Enter: The Sweepstakes must be entered by https://cafo.org/orphansunday/check-in/
    The entry must fulfill all sweepstakes requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are not complete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of The Christian Alliance for Orphans. You may enter each observance only once for every check-in and you must fill in the information requested. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of The Christian Alliance for Orphans.
  5. Prizes: One (1) winner will receive the grand prize of 1 free registration to the CAFO2019 Summit (valued at $175 USD) and five (5) winners will receive CAFO2018 Summit audio download (valued at $99 USD). Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by the Sponsor. No cash or other prize substitution permitted. The prize is non-transferable. Any and all prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by winners is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for The Christian Alliance for Orphans to use winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
  6. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
  7. Winner selection and notification: Winners of the Sweepstakes will be selected in a random drawing under the supervision of the Sponsor. Winners will be notified via email to the email address they entered the Sweepstakes with within five (5) days following the winner selection. The Christian Alliance for Orphans shall have no liability for a winner’s failure to receive notices due to winners’ spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for winners’ provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 72 hours from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and releases as required, prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. The receipt by winner of the prize offered in this Sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal and state laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY ANY WINNER (AT SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
  8. Rights Granted by you: By entering this content you understand that The Christian Alliance for Orphans, anyone acting on behalf of The Christian Alliance for Orphans, or its respective licensees, successors and assigns will have the right, where permitted by law, without any further notice, review or consent to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter in perpetuity and throughout the World, your entry, including, without limitation, the entry and winner’s name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image or statements about the Sweepstakes, and biographical information as news, publicity or information and for trade, advertising, public relations and promotional purposes without any further compensation.
  9. Terms: The Christian Alliance for Orphans reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should (in its sole discretion) a virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such case, The Christian Alliance for Orphans may select the recipients from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by The Christian Alliance for Orphans. The Christian Alliance for Orphans reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website or violates these Terms & Conditions.
    The Christian Alliance for Orphans has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Sweepstakes, to void entries for any reason, including, but not limited to; the use of bots, macros or scripts or other technical means for entering.
    Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, The Christian Alliance for Orphans reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
    By entering the Sweepstakes you agree to receive email newsletters periodically from The Christian Alliance for Orphans. You can opt-out of receiving this communication at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the newsletter.
  10. Limitation of Liability: By entering you agree to release and hold harmless The Christian Alliance for Orphans and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) such entrant’s participation in the sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.
  11. Disputes: THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND WASHINGTON, D.C., WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Washington, D.C. having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
  12. Privacy Policy:  Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on The Christian Alliance for Orphans Web Site (www.cafo.org). To read the Privacy Policy, click here.
  13. Winners List: To obtain a copy of the winner’s name or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: The Christian Alliance for Orphans, 6723 Whittier Avenue #202, McLean, VA 22101, USA. Requests must be received no later than December 15, 2018.
  14. Sponsor:  The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is The Christian Alliance for Orphans, 6723 Whittier Avenue #202, McLean, VA 22101, USA.
  15. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Youtube, Pinterest, LinkedIn or Google. You understand that you are providing your information to the owner of this sweepstakes and not to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Youtube, Pinterest, LinkedIn or Google.