HSLDA Website Terms of Use (10/1/2010)

Welcome to the website for the Home School Legal Defense Association. Please read this User Agreement, and the HSLDA.org Online Privacy Policy carefully. By using the HSLDA.org Site, you agree to follow the rules set forth on these web pages. From time to time we may revise this User Agreement including its Online Privacy Policy, so be sure to check these web pages occasionally. If we do make material changes, we will post a notice on our home page that the User Agreement has been modified and provide a link to the revised User Agreement. When you continue to use the HSLDA.org Site after we post a change, it means you agree to the new rules.

Online Privacy Statement
Please review our Online Privacy Statement, which is part of this User Agreement and describes how we handle any personally identifying information about HSLDA.org Site users.

Copyright
HSLDA owns or licenses the copyright in all the materials on the HSLDA.org Site, including text, graphics, logos, button icons, audio clips, photographs, and software, and those rights are protected by United States and international copyright laws and other intellectual property laws.

Permitted Distribution. You may copy or distribute the text materials that appear on the web site (“HSLDA.org Content”) or in HSLDA’s email publications in print format only and only for the following non-commercial purposes: research, teaching, private study, and activism within a local geographic area regarding homeschool issues. All distributed copies must display the following copyright notice:

Copyright [2010 or other year if indicated] HSLDA
Reprinted with permission of HSLDA http://www.HSLDA.org

Distribution Requiring Advance Written Permission. You must obtain written permission in advance if you wish to reproduce HSLDA.org content in digital format or for any reason not listed in the previous paragraph. You can request this permission by contacting us using the Contact Us link below, and must include the following information in your request.

  • A complete description of the HSLDA.org or email publication content requested, such as the URL of the web page that contains the HSLDA.org content, a description of the sections or paragraphs that will be distributed, and, where applicable, the title and date of the content;
  • A description of the intended audience;
  • A description of the manner of distribution;
  • the length, retail price, and approximate size of first printing or circulation that will include the HSLDA.org content;
  • A description of the geographic scope of the distribution and the length of time for which rights are being requested (please note that HSLDA grants only nonexclusive rights);
  • A reply email, phone number, and fax number.

Links, Frames, and Metatags
You may link to the home page of the HSLDA.org Site as long as the link does not cast us in a false or misleading light. HSLDA prefers advance notice of such linking which can be provided by using the Contact Us link below. You may not frame the content of the HSLDA.org Site. You may not use metatags or any other “hidden text” that incorporates our name without our express written consent.

Links to Other Web Sites
The HSLDA.org Site contains links to other websites that we think may be of interest to you. We have no control over these other sites or their content. Remember that when you link to another site, that other site is governed by its own user agreement and privacy statement, which you should be sure to read.

Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability
ALTHOUGH WE INTEND TO TAKE REASONABLE STEPS TO PREVENT THE INTRODUCTION OF VIRUSES, WORMS, “TROJAN HORSES,” OR OTHER DESTRUCTIVE MATERIALS TO THE HSLDA.org SITE, WE DO NOT GUARANTEE OR WARRANT THAT THE HSLDA.org SITE OR MATERIALS THAT MAY BE DOWNLOADED FROM THE HSLDA.org SITE ARE FREE FROM SUCH DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES. WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR HARM ATTRIBUTABLE TO SUCH FEATURES.

WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, LOSS, OR INJURY BASED ON ERRORS, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, OR OTHER INACCURACIES IN THE HSLDA.org SITE, NOR FOR ANY CLAIM, LOSS, OR INJURY THAT RESULTS FROM YOUR USE OF THE HSLDA.org SITE OR YOUR BREACH OF ANY PROVISION OF THIS USER AGREEMENT.

Termination
We reserve the right to terminate the HSLDA.org Site and this User Agreement at any time without notice for any reason, including, in the case of the User Agreement, your violation of any of its provisions. The Limitation of Liability and Governing Law Sections of this User Agreement survive any such termination.

Governing Law
This User Agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Virginia applicable to contracts made and performed there without regard to its conflicts of law principles. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts in the State of Virginia and County of Loudoun and waive any jurisdictional, venue or inconvenient forum objections to such courts.

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this web site, please contact us as follows:

Email: webmaster@hslda.org

Postal Mail:

Webmaster

HSLDA

P.O. Box 3000

Purcellville, VA 20134

Phone: (540) 338-5600

Ask to speak to the Webmaster