The American Legion
Terms & Conditions
Effective May 28, 2022
1. Acceptance of Terms
3. Description of Service
The American Legion may offer to provide certain services and content which shall include, but not be limited to, any service The American Legion performs for you, as well as the offering of any content displayed, transmitted or performed on or through the Services (including, but not limited to content, text, user comments, messages, information, data, graphics, news articles, photographs, images, illustrations, software, audio clips and video clips (together, the “Content”). The American Legion may change, suspend or discontinue the Services including any Content for any reason, at any time, including the availability of any service, feature, or Content, with or without notice to you. The American Legion may also impose limits on certain features, services, or Content or restrict your access to parts or all of the Services with or without notice to you.
4. Services Account
In order for you to take advantage of certain Services, we may require you to complete a registration form and create a user account (“Services Account”). Members of The American Legion may be able to access and utilize certain Services not available to others non-members via their Services Account. Non-members may be able to access and utilize certain Services only by establishing a Services Account. Non-members may not have access to the same set of Services as members.
If you establish or utilize a Services Account, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Services Account and any login information and password that may be established. By establishing a Services Account, you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur on or through the Services under and through your Services Account. The American Legion reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to refuse service or terminate your Services Account at any time and for any reason.
5. User Conduct
8. Warranty Disclaimers
You acknowledge that The American Legion has no control over, and no duty to take any action regarding: which users gain access to or use the Services; what effects the content on the Services may have on you; how you may interpret or use the content on the Services; or what actions you may take as a result of having been exposed to the content on the Services. You release The American Legion from all liability for you having acquired or not acquired content through the Services. The Services may contain, or direct you to sites containing, information that some people may find offensive or inappropriate. The American Legion makes no representations concerning any content contained in or accessed through the Services, and The American Legion will not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality or decency of material contained in or accessed through the Services. The American Legion makes no guarantee or warranty, express or implied, as to the reliability, accuracy, timeliness or completeness of that information and assumes no responsibility for any errors or omissions therein. The American Legion cannot guarantee that you will obtain the results you seek or warrant that Services will be error-free. The American Legion makes no representation or warranty of any kind with respect to use of Services or the use or accuracy of the information on the Services. USER ACCESSES THESE SERVICES AT HIS OR HER OWN RISK. THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS, AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND AND ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT ARE SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMED. NEITHER THE AMERICAN LEGION NOR ITS AFFILIATES, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS RESULTING FROM USE OR UNAVAILABILITY OF INFORMATION OR CONTENT ON THESE SERVICES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY LOST PROFITS, LOSS OR DAMAGE TO DATA, OR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, COMPENSATORY OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, EVEN IF THEY HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THIS DISCLAIMER IS APPLICABLE TO ANY DAMAGE OR INJURY RESULTING FROM NEGLIGENCE OR OMISSION OF THE AMERICAN LEGION, COMPUTER VIRUS OR OTHER SIMILAR ITEM, TELECOMMUNICATIONS ERRORS, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF USER INFORMATION THROUGH THEFT OR ANY OTHER MEANS. THE AMERICAN LEGION IS NOT LIABLE FOR CRIMINAL, TORTIOUS, OR NEGLIGENT ACTIONS OR OMISSIONS OF THIRD PARTIES THAT AFFECT THESE SERVICES. IN NO EVENT WILL THE AMERICAN LEGION OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, ASSIGNS OR THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY TORTIOUS OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS. IN NO EVENT WILL THE AMERICAN LEGION OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES OR ASSIGNS BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO EQUIPMENT, HARDWARE OR OTHER PROPERTY OF USER OR PERSONAL INJURY THAT ARISES IN CONNECTION WITH USE OF THE SERVICES. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AMERICAN LEGION BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THIS AGREEMENT, OR THE SERVICES (WHETHER THE CLAIM IS BASED UPON BREACH OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, STRICT LIABILITY, TORT OR OTHERWISE) INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF DATA OR INFORMATION OF ANY KIND, LOSS OF REVENUE, OR LOSS OF PROFITS.
9. Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AMERICAN LEGION OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE UNDER CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER LEGAL THEORY (I) WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICES OR ANY CONTENT FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER, SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES (HOWEVER ARISING), OR (II) FOR ANY DIRECT DAMAGES IN EXCESS OF (IN THE AGGREGATE) $100. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
10. Email Notification
As part of your use of the Services, you may be asked to elect to receive email notifications from The American Legion or its partners. These messages may include event updates and/or promotions. Your election to receive such messages represents your express written consent to receiving email messages from The American Legion related to the Services.
You may opt-out of receiving further notifications in association with the Services by completing the opt-out process provided to you with each email message, or by logging into your Services Account and modifying your settings to no longer receive further messages. By opting out of receiving notifications, you understand that we may not be able to communicate important information to you.
By electing to receive notifications, you assume the financial responsibilities associated with the sending and receiving messages to and from The American Legion in association with the Services. Message frequency may vary. The American Legion has no responsibility or liability in respect of any messaging fees, data charges or other charges charged by your mobile carrier or for any other loss or damage which may be caused by your use of the Services. Furthermore, The American Legion is not liable for any delays or failures in the receipt of any messages sent to or from you in connection with the Services. Delivery of such messages depends on effective transmission by your mobile carrier. We provide the notification service element of the Services on an "as is" basis. You agree you are solely responsible for providing and maintaining all equipment necessary to access and use the Services, including any mobile devices, computer equipment, remote communications equipment, or other equipment as required.
By using the Services, you consent to receive from The American Legion all communications, including notices, agreements, legally required disclosures or other information in connection with the Services (collectively, "Notices") electronically. The American Legion may provide such Notices by posting them on the Services or by otherwise sending or communicating them to you. If you desire to withdraw your consent to receive Notices electronically, you must discontinue your use of the Services. The American Legion may email you from time to time to inform you about our products and services that we think will interest you, unless you inform us that you opt out from receiving such communications.
11. Text Alerts
Tell me about The American Legion's text alerts.
The American Legion text alert program allow customers to opt-in to receive text message notifications. To subscribe to Flag Alerts when the president declares the flags to be lowered to half staff, text Flag to 534466.
Is it free?
Message frequency may vary. Messages and data rates may apply. Depending on your text plan, you may be charged by your carrier.
What if I don't want to receive any further notification messages?
Text STOP to 534466 to cancel the service. After doing so you will no longer receive Flag Alert texts from The American Legion. Or email email@example.com
What if I want more info?
Text HELP to 534466 for more information or call 800-433-3318. Texting HELP will return the following message: “American Legion Flag Alerts: For additional support please contact +1-800-433-3318.” Or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Who are the participating carriers?
AT&T, T-Mobile®, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, Boost, U.S. Cellular, Google Voice, Cellular One, MetroPCS, Cellcom, Cellular South, Carolina West Wireless, Interop, ClearSky, nTelos, and Virgin Mobile. Carriers are not liable or responsible for delayed or undelivered messages.
12. Content Ownership and Usage Rights
All content, software, copyrights, trademarks, trade dress, and other intellectual properties comprising or included within the Services are owned by The American Legion or its third party licensors (the “Property”). Your use of the Services does not grant you any rights to the use or control of any of the Property, except those rights expressly granted by this Agreement. Any copying, republication, redistribution, or creation of derivative works based upon the Property, including by caching, framing or any similar means, without the prior written consent of The American Legion is strictly prohibited.
The American Legion is not the publisher or speaker of any information on the Services that is provided by third party content providers, and The American Legion is not liable for any claims related to such information. Any mention in the Services of products or services provided by third parties