Veritus Group, LLC (hereafter referred to as “Company,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) welcomes you to this space. We invite you to access and use our websites including, but not limited to, veritusgroup.com, academy.veritusgroup.com, community.veritusgroup.com, and majorgiftacademy.com (hereafter referred to as the “Websites.”)
Any user who purchases a product or service through one of our Websites (hereafter referred to as “Participant,”) is agreeing to the terms of this Agreement and the accompanying Terms and Conditions of Purchase with respect to that product or service. In the event of any conflict between the terms of this Agreement and the Terms and Conditions of Purchase, the Terms and Conditions of Purchase shall control.
Please carefully review all sections listed below as some may affect your legal rights.
ACCESSING THE WEBSITE AND PARTICIPANT ACCOUNT SECURITY
We provide Visitors and Participants with access to the Websites and related resources as described below.
Visitors are people who do not register with us by purchasing a product or service, but want to explore the Websites and related resources. No login is required for Visitors, although Visitors may be required to provide information in order to gain access to certain resources on the Websites. Visitors can: (a) view all publicly-available content on the Websites; and (b) email us.
Participants can do all the things Visitors can do and have also purchased a product or service offered by the Company. As such, Participants can: (a) access exclusive content; (b) create, access, manage, and update their own personal accounts on the Websites; (c) post comments and engage in community as available on the Websites; (d) receive alerts and notifications.
We reserve the right to withdraw or amend the Websites and any service or material we provide on the Websites at our sole discretion without notice. We will not be liable if, for any reason, all or part of the Websites is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some part of the Websites, or entire Websites, for all users, including Participants.
As a Participant, you will either choose or be provided with a username, password, or other piece of information as part of our security procedures, and you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any other person or entity. You also acknowledge that your account is personal to you and agree not to provide any other person with access to the Websites or portions of it using your username, password, or other security information. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your username or password or any other breach of security.
The Company is under no obligation to accept any individual as a Participant and may accept or reject any registration in its sole and complete discretion.
NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
As a condition of your use of the Websites, you agree that you will not use the Websites or related resources for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms. You may not use the Websites or related resources in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Websites or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Websites. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided through the Websites.
All content on the Websites, such as text, graphics, logos, images, blogs, PowerPoint slides, audio recordings, PDFs, and any compilation thereof, is the property of the Company and is protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices, legends, or other restrictions contained in any such content.
You will not modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part, found on the Websites or any related resources.
Our content is not for resale. Your use of the Websites or related resources does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of any protected content, and in particular you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any content. You will use protected content solely for your individual use and will make no other use of the content without the express written permission of the Company and the copyright owner.
The Company name, logo, slogan, and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs, and slogans are trademarks of the Company. You must not use such marks without the prior written permission of the Company.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OF OTHERS
The Company respects the intellectual property rights of others and attempts to comply with all relevant laws. We will review all claims of copyright infringement received and remove any Content deemed to have been posted or distributed in violation of any such laws.
Our designated agent for the receipt of any Notification of Claimed Infringement is as follows:
Attn: Director of Content & Marketing
Email: [email protected]
Subject: Notification of Claimed Infringement
If you believe that your work has been copied on the Websites in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our agent with notice in accordance with any legal requirements, including (a) a description of the copyrighted work that has been infringed and the specific location on the Websites where such work is located; (b) a description of the location of the original or an authorized copy of the copyrighted work; (c) your address, telephone number, and email address; (d) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owners, its agent, or the law; (e) a statement made by you, under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf; and (f) an electronic or physical signature of the owner of the copyright or the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interests.
PURPOSE OF MATERIALS AND RESOURCES
As set forth more fully in the Disclaimer, the information contained on the Websites and related resources are strictly for informational and training purposes only. The information contained on the Websites and in any related resources available for registration or download through the Websites is not intended as, and shall not be understood or construed as, legal, financial, tax, medical, health, or any other professional advice outside the scope of non-profit fundraising and management consulting.
USE OF TEMPLATES AND FORMS
The Company provides various templates and/or forms for download and/or sale on the Websites. The Company grants you a limited, personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use our templates and/or forms for your own personal or internal non-profit organization use. Except as otherwise provided, you acknowledge and agree that you have no right to modify, edit, copy, reproduce, create derivative works of, reverse engineer, alter, enhance, or in any way exploit any of the templates and/or forms in any manner, except for modifications in filling out the templates and/or forms for your authorized use.
USE OF PAID COURSES, PROGRAMS AND ASSOCIATED RESOURCES
The Company provides various courses and programs for sale on the Websites. The Company grants you a limited, personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use our courses, programs, and their associated materials (collectively referred to as “Courses”) for your own personal or non-profit organization use. Except as otherwise provided, you acknowledge and agree that you have no right to modify, edit, copy, reproduce, create derivative works of, reverse engineer, alter, enhance or in any way exploit any of the Courses in any manner.
By ordering or participating in Courses, you agree that the Courses you purchase or download may only be used by you for your personal use and may not be sold or redistributed without the express written consent of the Company. You also agree that you shall not create any derivative work based upon the Courses and shall not offer any competing products or services based upon any information contained in the Courses.
USE OF FREE CONTENT
The Company provides various resources on the Websites, which Visitors may access by providing certain information such as name and email address. The Company grants you a limited, personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use our resources in exchange for the requested information (collected referred to as “Free Content”) for your own personal use. Except as otherwise provided, you acknowledge and agree that you have no right to modify, edit, copy, reproduce, create derivative works of, reverse engineer, alter, enhance or in any way exploit any of the Free Content in any manner.
By downloading or participating in the Free Content, you agree that the Free Content you download may only be used by you for your personal use and may not be sold or redistributed without the express written consent of the Company. You also agree that you shall not create any derivative work based upon the Free Content and shall not offer any competing products or services based upon any information contained in the Free Content.
ACCURACY AND VISITOR OR PARTICIPANT RESPONSIBILITY
We have done our best to ensure that the information provided on the Websites and related resources are accurate and provide valuable information, but we cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information. Neither the Company nor any of its owners or contractors shall be held liable or responsible for any errors or omissions on the Websites or related resources or for any damage you may suffer as a result of failing to seek competent advice from a professional who is familiar with your personal situation.
By using the Websites, you accept personal responsibility for the results of your actions. You agree to take full responsibility for any harm or damage you suffer as a result of the use, or non-use, of the information available on the Websites. You agree to use judgment and conduct due diligence before taking any actions or implementing any plans or policy suggested or recommended on the Websites.
EXTERNAL SITES AND GUESTS
The Company may, from time to time, provide information from a third party in the form of a podcast guest interview, an interview on another platform, a guest blog post, direct links to third-party websites, or other mediums. The Company does not control the information provided by such third-party guests or websites, is not responsible for investigating the truth of any information provided, and cannot guarantee the veracity of any statements made by guests or on websites linked on the Company’s Websites. If you decide to access linked external sites or guest content on their respective websites, you do so at your own risk.
PARTICIPANT PAYMENT EXPECTATIONS
In order to gain access to any product or service through the Websites, you shall pay Veritus Group LLC all applicable fees and taxes. We (or our third-party payment processor) will authorize your credit card, bank account, or other approved payment facility provided during the registration process for the full payment of the fees and any applicable taxes, and you hereby consent to the same.
You must provide current, complete, and accurate billing and credit card information. You must promptly update all billing information to keep your account current, complete, and accurate, and you must promptly contact us if your credit card is lost or stolen, or if you become aware of a potential breach of your account security. You hereby authorize the Company to request and obtain updated or replacement expiration dates for your credit card in the event that the credit card you provided us expires. We reserve the right to charge any renewal card issues to you to the same extent as the expired card. If payment is not received from the credit card issuer, you hereby agree to pay all amounts due upon demand. You agree to pay all costs of collection, including attorney’s fees and costs, on any outstanding balance.
NO GUARANTEES AS TO RESULTS
You agree that the Company has not made any guarantees about the results of taking any action, whether recommended on the Websites or not. The company provides informational and training resources that are intended to help users of the Company’s products and services succeed. You nevertheless recognize that your ultimate success or failure will be the result of your own efforts, your particular situation, and innumerable other circumstances beyond the control and/or knowledge of the Company.
You also recognize that prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Thus, the results obtained by others applying the principles set out in the Websites are no guarantee that you or any other person or entity will be able to obtain similar results.
The Veritus Group community functions best when its members (Visitors and Participants) follow some simple rules. By accessing and/or using the Websites, you agree to comply with these community guidelines (the “Community Guidelines”).
- You will not upload, post, email, transmit, otherwise make available any content that:
- Infringes any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights of any person or entity; or
- Is defamatory, libelous, indecent, obscene, pornographic, sexually explicit, invasive of another’s privacy, promotes violence, or contains hate speech; or
- Discloses any sensitive information about another person or entity, including, but not limited to, that person or entity’s email or postal address, phone number, credit card information, or any similar information.
- You will not threaten or otherwise harass another person;
- You will not spam or use the Websites to engage in any promotional or commercial activities without the express written permission of the Company;
- You will stay within the topic areas of this community which include non-profit fundraising and related topics (for mid-level, major gifts, and planned giving) and non-profit leadership and management;
- You will not impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
- You will participate in the community as yourself, not your affiliated organization;
- You will promptly let us know about inappropriate content of which you become aware;
- You will come into the community space without judgment, prejudice, and will refrain from any discriminatory behavior;
- You will treat this space as a supportive environment. You will not engage in any rude, derogatory, mocking, or otherwise unhelpful comments or responses;
- You will notify us of any concerns or improvements that you believe need to be made via email to [email protected] and we’ll review it.
We reserve the right, in our sole and absolute discretion, to deny you access to the Websites, or any portion of the Websites, without notice, and to remove any content that does not adhere to these Community Guidelines.
TERMINATION AND ACCESS RESTRICTION
The Company reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to terminate your access to the Websites and related products or services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. Use of the Websites is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms.
Veritus Group, LLC welcomes your comments and questions regarding the Terms:
Veritus Group, LLC
PO Box 18294
Asheville, NC 28804
Email Address: [email protected]