Terms of Service

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Terms of Service2020-09-15T12:02:35-04:00
AGREEMENT BETWEEN USER AND National FFA Organization (FFA)

The FFA web sites (web site) are comprised of various web pages created and maintained by FFA. The web site is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of the web site constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.

MODIFICATION OF THESE TERMS OF USE

FFA reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the web site is offered, including but not limited to the charges associated with the use of the web site.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

The web site may contain links to other web sites (“linked sites”). The linked sites are not under the control of FFA and FFA is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to a linked site. FFA is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any linked site. FFA is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by FFA of the site or any association with its operators.

NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE

As a condition of your use of the web site, you warrant to FFA that you will not use the web site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the web site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the web site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the web site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the web sites.

USE OF COMMUNICATION SERVICES

The web site may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, social media links, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, “communication services”), you agree to use the communication services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular communication service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a communication service, you will not:

  • Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
  • Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
  • Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.
  • Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer.
  • Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such communication service specifically allows such messages.
  • Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.
  • Download any file posted by another user of a communication service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
  • Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
  • Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the communication services.
  • Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular communication service.
  • Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent.
  • Violate any applicable laws or regulations.

Individuals who choose to participate in National FFA Events (referred to as “Participant”) must follow any oral or written code of conduct, guidelines, or instruction for the specific event. Participants are expected to demonstrate role model behaviors and personal conduct that clearly support the mission and values of the National FFA Organization. Participants in a National FFA Event must conduct themselves in an ethical and moral manner at all times consistent with the FFA Code of Ethics, as stated in the Official FFA Manual, which can be found on the National FFA website at https://www.ffa.org/official-manual. Failure to do so may disqualify Participants from participation in Events and could result in membership termination.

Participants are expected to take every precaution necessary to ensure personal safety while participating in any Event. Participants are prohibited from involvement in any unsafe, irresponsible, and/or illegal conduct. The Participant understands and confirms participation in this or any National FFA Event is completely voluntary and that Participant is not mandated by National FFA to participate in any Event. Participant has been made aware of National FFA privacy policy which can be found on the National FFA website at https://www.ffa.org/privacy-policy.

FFA has no obligation to monitor the communication services. However, FFA reserves the right to review materials posted to a communication service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. FFA reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the communication services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.

FFA reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or mat