Terms of Use

Effective as of July 1, 2016

WELCOME to the website of the American Farm Bureau Federation.

Please read the following terms and conditions of use (the “TOU”) before using the www.fb.org website (this “Site”). By using the Site, you agree to use the Site in accordance with these terms of use, our Privacy Policy.

Ownership of Site

The Site you have accessed and all of its contents are protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws, and are owned or controlled by American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), its affiliates and licensors. Except for the limited license granted in this TOU, AFBF and its licensors retain all right, title and interest in the Site, including copyrights, patents and trademark rights.

AFBF may change, suspend, or discontinue any aspect of the Site at any time.

License Grant

AFBF grants you a personal, revocable, nontransferable, nonexclusive license to use the Site for personal, non-commercial purposes, conditioned on your continued compliance with the terms of this TOU. You may print and/or download materials from this Site solely for your personal use, provided that all hard copies contain all copyright and other applicable notices contained in such materials. You may not modify, sell or create derivative works from the materials without advance permission from AFBF. If you wish to use the materials and information found on this Site for commercial purposes, you may contact AFBF using the contact information set forth below.

User Obligations

By accessing or using this Site, you agree to abide by all applicable local, state, national, and international laws and regulations with respect to your use of this Site.

Privacy Policy

The operation of certain portions of this Site and/or the receipt of certain information, such as registering through this Site to receive newsletters, requires the submission, use, and dissemination of various personally identifiable information. If you wish to receive access to the associated information, you agree that your use of this Site will constitute acceptance of AFBF’s personally identifiable information collection and use practices. Please see AFBF’s Privacy Policy for a summary of those practices.

Links to Other Sites

AFBF may provide links to other sites. AFBF is not responsible for the availability of these outside resources or their contents. AFBF expressly disclaims any responsibility for the content, materials, accuracy of information and/or the quality of the products or services provided by, available through, or advertised on these third-party sites.

Warranty Disclaimer

YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT THIS SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS-IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS AND MAY INCLUDE ERRORS, OMISSIONS, OR OTHER INACCURACIES. AFBF ALSO DOES NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THIS SITE. MOREOVER, AFBF MAY MAKE MODIFICATIONS AND/OR CHANGES WITH RESPECT TO THIS SITE AT ANY TIME AND FOR ANY REASON. YOU ASSUME THE SOLE RISK OF MAKING USE AND/OR RELYING ON THIS SITE. AFBF MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, RELIABILTY, LEGALITY, OR ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SERVICES, PROGRAMS, PRODUCTS, SOFTWARE, AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THIS SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

Limitation of Liability. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL AFBF BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY YOUR RELIANCE ON INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE CONTENT ON THE WEB SITE. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION OR ANY CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEB SITE. IN NO EVENT SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE CONTENT, SERVICE, OR THIS AGREEMENT, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY.

BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR NEGLIGENCE, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS AFBF’S LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THIS SITE IS TO STOP USING THIS SITE

Enforcing Security on this Site

AFBF reserves the right to monitor and record activity on this Site without notice or permission from you. Any information obtained by monitoring or recording is subject to review by law enforcement organizations in connection with investigation of possible criminal or unlawful activity on this Site as well as to disclosures required by or under applicable law or related government agency actions.

Term and Termination

This TOU will take effect at the time you begin accessing or using this Site. This TOU will terminate automatically, effective without notice, if you fail to comply with this TOU. You may also terminate this TOU at any time by ceasing to use this Site. The provisions concerning proprietary rights, disclaimer of warranty, governing law, enforcing security on this Site, term and termination, waiver and severability, and entire agreement will survive the termination.

Copyright Infringement

AFBF is committed to complying with copyright and related laws, including The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) and requires all users of the Site to comply with these laws. Notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to AFBF’s Designated Agent: General Counsel, American Farm Bureau Federation, 600 Maryland Ave, SW, Suite 1000W, Washington, DC, 20024.

Miscellaneous

Governing Law. This TOU will be construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the District of Columbia. Any action to enforce this TOU will be brought in the federal or state courts in Washington, DC, and you expressly agree to be subject to the jurisdiction of such courts. This Site is controlled and operated by AFBF from its offices within the United States. AFBF makes no representation that this Site is appropriate or available for use outside of the United States.

Waiver & Severability. Failure by AFBF to insist on strict performance of any of the terms of this TOU will not operate as a waiver of any subsequent failure of performance. If any part of this TOU is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law, the remainder of the TOU will remain valid and enforceable according to its terms.

Entire Agreement. This TOU, AFBF’s Privacy Policy, and any associated product purchase agreements, which are all hereby incorporated by reference (as applicable), represent the entire agreement between you and AFBF with respect to use of this Site, and supersede all prior communications with respect to this Site. AFBF reserves the right to change the terms and conditions of this TOU by posting online a revised TOU or mailing and/or e-mailing notice thereof to you. Your continued use of this Site following any such modification will be conclusively deemed acceptance of any change to the terms and conditions of this TOU. Accordingly, please review this TOU found at this location on a periodic basis.

Contact Information

If you have questions regarding this Site or if you are interested in obtaining more information concerning AFBF or permission to use any AFBF content, please contact us at webmaster@fb.org, or call us at (202) 406-3600.