These terms and conditions (the “Terms and Conditions”) constitute an agreement between you and The Village Group (“Village Group”), and govern your use of the website www.TheVillageGroup.com (the “Website”) and your submission (a “Submission”) of any material, including without limitation, your comments, name, text, photographs, videos, and any other content or information, (the “Content”) for use. By using the Website, or making a Submission of any Content to the Website, you are agreeing to be bound by the following terms and conditions. Village Group reserves the right to modify these Terms and Conditions at any time. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these Terms and Conditions and any additional terms and conditions posted to these Terms and Conditions. Your continued use of the Website constitutes your agreement to all such additional terms and conditions. You understand that you must be eighteen (18) years of age or older in order to submit Content.
You hereby agree to defend, indemnify and hold Village Group, its parent, subsidiaries and affiliated companies and its respective licensees, successors and assigns, harmless from and against any and all third party claims, actions or proceedings of any kind and from any and all damages, liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorney’s fees, relating to or arising out of your use of the Website, including, without limitation, any use of your Submission by Village Group and any breach or alleged breach of any of your warranties, representations or agreements hereunder.
You may be able to link to third parties’ Web Sites (”Linked Sites”) from the Website or any other Village Group website. Linked Sites are not, however, reviewed, controlled, or examined by Village Group in any way and Village Group is not responsible for the content, availability, advertising, products or other materials of any such Linked Sites, or any additional links contained therein. These links do not imply Village Group’s endorsement of or association with the Linked Sites. It is your sole responsibility to comply with the appropriate terms of service of the Linked Sites as well as with any other obligation under copyright, secrecy, defamation, decency, privacy, security and export laws related to the use of such Linked Sites and any content contained thereon. In no event shall Village Group be liable, directly or indirectly, to anyone for any loss or damage arising from or occasioned by the creation or use of the Linked Sites or the information or material accessed-through these Linked Sites. You should direct any concerns to that site’s administrator or webmaster. Village Group reserves the exclusive right, at its sole discretion, to add, change, decline or remove, without notice, any feature or link to any of the Linked Sites from the Website and/or introduce different features or links to different users.
Transmissions over the Internet are never 100% secure or error-free. However, we take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. It is your responsibility to notify us at Info@TheVillageGroup.org if you ever suspect that your personal information has been compromised. You are solely responsible for any unauthorized use of the site conducted via your personal information. In operating this site, Village Group does not solicit nor does it wish to receive any confidential, secret or proprietary information or other material from you through the Website or Village Group mail and e-mail addresses, or in any other way. Any information or material submitted or sent to Village Group, shall be deemed not to be confidential or secret.
These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and Village Group. These Terms and Conditions and the relationship between you and Village Group shall be governed by the laws of the State of South Carolina without regard to its conflict of law provisions. Village Group’s failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms and Conditions remain in full force and effect.