Disclaimer of Warranty and Limitation of Liability
VictoryLife House’s course database is intended as a free service to provide a starting point for research into courses and services which may be available (collectively, “Services”). The information contained herein was provided by the persons or entities providing such courses and/or services (collectively, “Service Providers”). Service Providers change their offerings, curricula and pricing from time to time, so users of this database should not rely on the information contained herein, but should investigate the Service Providers on their own to confirm the accuracy of any information contained herein.
VictoryLife House encourages all operators of Service Providers to review the information regarding their program contained in VictoryLife House’s database (including the URL addresses for the website links to the Service Provider included in the database) and to notify VictoryLife House in writing if any such information is dated or otherwise inaccurate. Any such written notice should be sent via email to or by use of one of the forms available on the website.
VictoryLife House makes no warranty, express or implied, of any kind, including without limitation: (a) that it’s website and/or the database shall be continuously operational; (b) as to the accuracy of the information on its website and/or database, and shall not be liable for any damages, including without limitation special or consequential damages which may arise from or relate to reliance on such information, including any damages arising from or related to courses or services accessed and/or utilized by any end user; or (c) as to the content of any course or benefits provided by any particular course or service.
By accessing or using this website, you waive and release all claims, demands or damages of every kind, whether direct, indirect, consequential arising in contract, tort or otherwise and agree not to institute any lawsuit, arbitration or other proceeding of any kind against VictoryLife House or its owners arising from or related to your access or use of the website and/or information contained herein.
Links To Other Web Sites
VictoryLife House’s database may contain links to third party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by VictoryLife House. VictoryLife House has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party web sites or services. VictoryLife House does not warrant the offerings of any of these entities/individuals or their websites.
You acknowledge and agree that VictoryLife House shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such third-party web sites or services.
We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party web sites or services that you visit or which are referenced on VictoryLife House’s website and/or Database.
Third Party Content
We respect copyright and trademark laws. Third-party material may appear on our site, and those creators retain all rights to their works, except where noted.
Though we strive to keep the information available on the Website current and accurate, errors can [and do] occur. We provide the information on the Website with no representations or guarantees of accuracy, completeness, or timeliness. VictoryLife House will not be liable to you or any other person for any damages that result from the use or inability to use the Website, or as a result of any content, information, services, or resources made available through the Website.
Use of Information/Indemnity
The information contained in this website is intended solely to be a starting point for research to locate an appropriate Service Provider for a particular course or service. The information set forth herein or on the websites of various Service Providers may be subject to intellectual property rights of third parties, including the Service Providers themselves. VictoryLife House does not consent to any use of the information contained herein for any purpose other than as described herein. By using this website, you agree to indemnify and hold VictoryLife House and its owners harmless from and against all claims, demands, damages or costs of every kind (including costs of defense and legal fees), whether arising in contract, tort, by statute or otherwise, which may be asserted against or incurred by VictoryLife House and/or its owners arising from or related to your access or use of this website and/or use of the information contained herein.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
These terms and conditions are governed by the laws of the State of North Carolina. By accessing and/or using this website, you agree that the exclusive jurisdiction for all disputes between you and VictoryLife House and/or its owners shall be the state or federal courts located in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina and irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of those courts.
If any provision (or a part thereof) of these Terms and Conditions is determined to be unenforceable or contrary to law, then the remaining provisions (including the remaining portion of any provision deemed unenforceable in part) shall be unaffected and remain in full force and effect.
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CONFIDENTIALITY & EDITORIAL AGREEMENT
This Confidentiality and Editorial Agreement is entered into effective immediately between VictoryLife House and anyone sharing a testimonial or personal story for reasons to have the submitter's testimonial or personal story published on the VictoryLife House web site.
1) VictoryLife House will post your story anonymously to only include your first and last initial and City and State in which you reside, unless you give us specific permission to use your full name.
2) VictoryLife House will review, edit, and make corrections to your story if required for grammatical ease of reading.
3) VictoryLife House will not give consideration to foul language, inappropriate details, or personal names of real people within your story, and will automatically discard any such submissions.
4) You agree to work with VictoryLife House in the editing process if your story in chosen to be published on our web site.
5) You agree to these terms when you have read these terms and agree to them prior to sending VictoryLife House your story.
6) Submissions for the Memorial Wall must be verifiable and not an opinion.
In return, VictoryLife House, at its discretion, may or may not post your survivor story on our Web site.
If we choose to share your story, this is in no way an offer for employment, monetary compensation, or a personal endorsement of you, your organization or your affiliates or advertisers.
VictoryLife House will not sell, reproduce, copy, distribute or disclose your story unless we contact you and you agree in writing beforehand.
VictoryLife House will not share your personal contact information, your real name or location unless specifically ordered by court order.
This agreement is effective immediately.
Use of Publications, Trademarks, and Logos
We provide information and resources on our website, including articles, Service Providers, press releases, photographs, client stories and case studies, reports, newsletters, video broadcasts, e-newsletters, quarterly updates, VictoryLife House annual reports, and interviews with personnel, corporate and community partners, clients, and volunteers (collectively, “Publications”). Unless otherwise expressly stated, all content provided on the Website is intellectual property that belongs to us. You are permitted to download information from the Website for your own personal informational use. You may also copy, distribute, adapt, and transmit content from this Website solely for not-for-profit or educational purposes, provided that the use contains the following attribution: [“Reproduced with permission of VictoryLife House”. ] You may not suggest any other relationship, endorsement or affiliation with us unless you obtain express written permission. For any other use, you must obtain express written permission from us. You may not use or duplicate any VictoryLife House logos or trademarks without express written permission from us. To request permission for use of copyrighted material, trademarks, or logos, send an email to info@VictoryLife-House.org. For use or distribution of other logos not affiliated with VictoryLife House, you must content those Service Providers individually.
We’ve tried to keep this policy as simple as possible, but, if you’re not familiar with technology terms such as “cookies,” you can learn about them here [https://iapp.org/resources/glossary/]. If you have any questions about the policy, please contact us by e-mail at Info@VictoryLife-House.org. We encourage you to read this policy carefully. Please note that this policy is part of our website Terms of Service. And please do not use our services or provide personal information to us if you do not accept all the terms of this policy. Your using the site or giving us information means you are agreeing to this policy.
What does personal information mean?
Personal information is non-public information that personally identifies you. This includes your name, address, email address, and phone number, as well as sensitive information such as courses or service options you purchase and how much you paid.
It may also include voluntary anonymous information if you decide to fill out an anonymous survey asking for your gender, if you were a child of domestic abuse, if you are a survivor of domestic abuse, your current age bracket and if you live in the United States. This information is collected and is related to search queries that are run on our database. VictoryLife House uses this information for its own purposes and may also share this data collectively on its website in order to share the populations we serve. Names are not associated with the data collected on this survey.
How do we collect information about you?
We collect personal information you give to us directly. For example, we collect it:
•when you talk to us in phone calls, in meetings with our staff, or during video conferencing calls
•when you register for an account
•when you apply for a volunteer position
•when you sign up for our blog posts
•when you attend a VictoryLife House charity event
•when you create a member's page
•when you make a donation
•when you purchase VictoryLife House branded products
•when you purchase an option to utilize the vendor discounts (both the Service Providers and Course Facilitators)
•when you apply for ad space and subsequently pay for ad space
•when you make customer service requests
•when you access VictoryLife-House.org or any of our websites, networks, or apps through your desktop, laptop, tablet, or phone. The information we collect from you this way can vary widely, from information about a new phone number to a new e-mail address. Information we collect when you use our online services may automatically record certain information when you use our online services through your desktop, laptop, tablet, or phone.
This may include your:
•IP address or other device address or ID
•web browser and/or device type
•the features of the apps you use
•the web pages or sites that you visit just before or just after you use our services
•the pages or other content you view or otherwise interact with on our services
•the dates and times that you visit, access, or use our services
We may also collect information about your interactions with our email messages, such as whether you opened, clicked on, or forwarded a message. We provide more information below about how we use technologies to automatically collect information.
Information we collect from other sources.
We may collect personal and non-personal information from third parties such as payment transactions. For example, a receipt. In that case, we’ll see: Payment amount; customer name; customer ID; WIX/PayPal/Stripe transaction ID; Billing address; customer email; shipping address; order item and quantity; invoice ID; email; phone; and date of purchase.
We may also collect information about you from your website, social media pages, or from online reviews of your business. If we combine or associate information from other sources with personal information we collect from you, we will treat the combined information as personal Information and treat it as described in this policy.
How do we use personal information we collect?
We use personal information to provide better service to you and to improve our operations. For service reasons. We use personal information to:
•provide you with services
•respond to your requests and questions
•verify your identity, including during account creation and password reset processes
•verify information with third parties for accuracy
•resolve disputes, collect fees, and troubleshoot problems
•provide information about promotional offers
•provide information about products and services offered by third parties.
•for learning about our users - we use automatically-collected information to learn about usage trends and preferences of our users.
This helps us:
•respond to any of your inquiries.
•advertise upcoming charity events.
•send you reminders of upcoming charity events.
•update you on the progress of VictoryLife House.
•send you thank you notes for your donations of time, talent and money.
•organize who receives which types of communications from us
•notify you if there was any problem with receiving your communication or payment.
•resolve any disputes.
•poll your opinion with feedback forms, surveys, or questionnaires.
•send you year-end charitable giving tax deduction receipts.
•personalize our services
•personalize our communications
•keep track of how users provide information to us online
•monitor the use of our online services generally, such as the number of users and which pages they use, and how they respond to promotions
•develop new products
•generally do a better job for our users and to stay in touch with you if you would like us to
We gather automatically-collected information from all our online users, not just you.
When do we share your information?
We do not share your personal information with organizations or individuals outside of VictoryLife House except as follows:
• With your consent. We may share personal information outside of VictoryLife House when we have your consent to do so. Please note that we do not sell, rent, or otherwise share personal information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes without your consent.
•For service reasons. We may share personal information with the Service Providers and Course Facilitators when you purchase one of their discounted courses or a discounted services.
•Third parties that provide website, application development, hosting, maintenance, and other services for us.
•For legal reasons. We may share personal information with law enforcement agencies, courts, or others when legally required, such as under a subpoena, court order, bankruptcy action, or other legal process, or to cooperate with law enforcement or other governmental officials
•Third parties when we believe it is appropriate to take precautions against liability, protect ourselves against unlawful activity, investigate and defend against third-party claims, protect the security and integrity of our operations, protect our property, enforce our legal rights, or protect the safety and rights of others
•Acquirers or successors as part of a merger, sale of assets, or similar transaction to which we are party (should this occur, we will continue to ensure that these privacy policies apply to personal information)
Generally, we limit the information we share to that which is reasonably necessary for these third parties to perform specific functions.
•Non-personal information. We do not consider personal information to include information that does not identify a specific user. This includes automatically-collected, aggregated, or other information that is anonymous. We may make this information available to third parties. For example, we may provide it when we comply with reporting obligations, carry out marketing activities, or study users’ interests, habits, and usage patterns.
Can you make changes in how we collect and use information, and how we communicate with you?
There are a variety of ways for you to change how we collect and use your information, and how we communicate with you. As described below, you may:
•choose not to provide us with information
•update your information
•opt-out of one or more forms of communication from us
•limit how we collect information automatically
•disable location services on your mobile device
Here is more information about your choices:
Not providing information
• You may choose not to share certain personal information with us. That is entirely up to you. Not sharing some information may mean that we will not be able to provide you with some services, products, and online capabilities.
•Updating your information. We want to keep your personal information accurate and up to date. If you have any questions about what personal information we have about you, or you wish to access or change any personal information, you may contact us at info@VictoryLife-House.org. Please note that your ability to change certain information may depend on your account type and account status. We’ll let you know about that when we respond to your request.
•Opting out of marketing emails, texts, mail, phone calls or faxes. We may send marketing communications to you in a variety of ways, including emails, texts, regular mail, phone calls, and faxes. If you do not wish to receive one or more of these types of communications from us, you may so instruct us by emailing us at VictoryLife-House.org and letting us know how to update your preferences, or by following directions that may be provided in the communication. Please be aware that if you opt out of receiving email from us or otherwise modify the nature or frequency of marketing communications you receive from us, it may take up to 10 business days for us to process your request. In addition, even after you opt out from receiving commercial messages, you will continue to receive administrative messages from us.
• Changing how information is collected automatically. As discussed later in this policy, you can make adjustments in the settings of the web browsers on your device to modify your cookie settings. This affects how information is collected automatically when you use your device.
•Turning on location services on your mobile device. When you download or use our mobile applications, or access one of our mobile optimized sites, we may receive information about your location and your mobile device, including a unique identifier for your device. We may use this information to provide you with location-based services, such as advertising, search results, and other personalized content. Most mobile devices allow you to control or disable location services on the device’s setting menu. If you have questions about how to disable your device’s location services, we recommend you contact your mobile service carrier or the manufacturer of your device.
•Using Do-Not-Track signals. We do not specifically respond to Do-Not-Track (“DNT”) signals. Some third-party websites keep track of your browsing activities, including across other websites on the Internet, which enables these websites to tailor what they present to you. Your browser may allow you to set a DNT signal on your browser so that these third parties know you do not want to be tracked.
How do we protect your personal information?
We use physical, administrative, and technical safeguards to protect personal information:
•We store and process personal information on our computers in North America where our facilities are located
•We use safeguards such as firewalls, data encryption, physical access controls to our computers, and authorization controls for information access
•We review and update our information collection, storage, and processing practices, including physical security measures, to help guard against unauthorized access. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any personal Information, and you provide information to us with that understanding. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures on our services. Even after information posted on our websites is removed, caching and archiving services may have saved that information, and other users or third parties may have copied or stored the information. If we learn of a security systems breach, then we may attempt to notify you so that you can take appropriate protective steps. We may also post a notice on our websites if a security breach occurs.
•Cookies. When you use our websites, we may send one or more cookies to your device. Cookies can be used to follow your activity on the website. That information helps us to understand your preferences and improve your website experience. Please review your web browser “Help" file to learn the proper way to modify your cookie settings. Please note that if you delete, or choose not to accept, cookies from our websites, you may not be able to use the features of our websites to their fullest potential.
•Third-Party Web Beacons We may use third-party content or advertising on our websites that use various forms of web beacons, which allow the third-party content provider to read and write cookies to your browser in connection with your viewing of that content.
•Third-Party Buttons. We may use third-party buttons (such as Facebook “like” or “share” buttons) that allow third parties to collect information about you through their browser cookies, even when you do not interact with the button. Information collected through web beacons and buttons is collected directly by these third parties. VictoryLife House does not participate in that data transmission. Information collected by a third party in this manner is subject to that third party’s own data collection, use, and disclosure policies.
When does this policy apply?
This policy applies to your relationship with VictoryLife House and its affiliates, if any, including both your personal and online interactions with us. This policy does not apply to services offered by other nonprofits, businesses, or individuals, including other sites linked to our sites or that you hear about from us. Information you provide to third parties is provided directly to them, not us. It is subject to their policies, if any, governing privacy and security, even if accessed through our sites. For clarity, we are not responsible for the content or privacy and security practices and policies of those third-party sites or services, or for their products or services. We encourage you to learn about third parties’ privacy and security policies before providing them with information.
•Children’s privacy. We do not want to collect information from children. Do not provide any personal information unless you are at least 13 years of age, and please caution your children not to provide any. If a child under 13 has provided personal information, a parent or guardian may alert us at VictoryLife-House.org and we will, subject to applicable law and other provisions of this policy, use commercially reasonable efforts to delete it from our database.
•International visitors. If you use our services from the European Union or other regions of the world with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law, you should know you are transferring your personal information outside of those regions to the United States for storage and processing.
Changes and updates to this policy
We may change this policy at any time. For example, as technologies, laws, or user needs change, our websites and its features may also change. We will communicate these changes to you by posting them on our websites and/or by notifying you through email.
Terms and conditions.
This policy is part of and incorporated into the VictoryLife House Terms of Service, which is the contract between you and VictoryLife House governing use of this site. Parts of the Terms of Service affect this policy, so, unless you have already done so, please review them here. Terms used but not defined in this policy have the definitions in the Terms of Service.
Your California privacy rights Under California Civil Code Section 1798.83, California customers are entitled to request information relating to whether a business has disclosed personal information to any third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. As explained elsewhere in this policy, VictoryLife House will not sell or transfer your personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes without your consent.
This policy is intended to supplement any federal and state laws applicable to us relating to the privacy of information we obtain from our users and others.
Questions and instructions
How we store, use, share and disclose our site visitors' personal and contact information:
VictoryLife House is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products, collect your personal and contact information and allows you do donate to VictoryLife House. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.
All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.