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Terms of Use

AGREEMENT BETWEEN USER AND SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM

The Selective Service System website is comprised of various webpages operated by Selective Service System.

The Selective Service System website is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of the Selective Service System website constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.

MODIFICATION OF THESE TERMS OF USE

Selective Service System reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the Selective Service System website is offered, including but not limited to the charges associated with the use of the Selective Service System website.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

The Selective Service System website may contain links to other websites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of Selective Service System and Selective Service System 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. Selective Service System is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. Selective Service System is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Selective Service System of the site or any association with its operators.

NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE

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

USE OF COMMUNICATION SERVICES

The Selective Service System website may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, 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 Services. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Services, 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 Services specifically allows such messages.
  • Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.
  • Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Services 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 Services.
  • Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent.
  • Violate any applicable laws or regulations.

Selective Service System has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, Selective Service System reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Services and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. Selective Service System reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.

Selective Service System 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 materials, in whole or in part, in Selective Service System’s sole discretion.

Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Services. Selective Service System does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Services and, therefore, Selective Service System specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Services. Managers and hosts are not authorized Selective Service System spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of Selective Service System.

Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.

MATERIALS PROVIDED TO SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM OR POSTED AT ANY SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM WEBSITE

Selective Service System does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to Selective Service System (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any Selective Service System website or its associated services (collectively “Submissions”). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting Selective Service System, its affiliated companies and necessary sublicensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.

No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. Selective Service System is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in Selective Service System’s sole discretion.

By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.

LIABILITY DISCLAIMER

THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM WEBSITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM WEBSITE AT ANY TIME. ADVICE RECEIVED VIA THE SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM WEBSITE SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR PERSONAL, MEDICAL, LEGAL, OR FINANCIAL DECISIONS AND YOU SHOULD CONSULT AN APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL FOR SPECIFIC ADVICE TAILORED TO YOUR SITUATION.

SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM WEBSITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANT ABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM WEBSITE, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM WEBSITE OR RELATED SERVICES, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM WEBSITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM WEBSITE, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM WEBSITE.

SERVICE CONTACT: Jennifer.Burke@sss.gov

TERMINATION / ACCESS RESTRICTION

Selective Service System reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Selective Service System website and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. GENERAL To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Washington, U.S.A. and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in San Mateo County, California, U.S.A. in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Selective Service System website. Use of the Selective Service System website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Selective Service System as a result of this agreement or use of the Selective Service System website. Selective Service System’s performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of Selective Service System’s right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Selective Service System website or information provided to or gathered by Selective Service System with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect. Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and Selective Service System with respect to the Selective Service System website and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and Selective Service System with respect to the Selective Service System website. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the expressed wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be drawn up in English.

COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICES

All contents of the Selective Service System website are: Copyright 2015 by Selective Service System and/or its suppliers. All rights reserved.

TRADEMARKS

The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

The example companies, organizations, products, people and events depicted herein are fictitious. No association with any real company, organization, product, person, or event is intended or should be inferred.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

NOTICES AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement under United States copyright law should be sent to Service Provider’s Designated Agent. ALL INQUIRIES NOT RELEVANT TO THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE WILL RECEIVE NO RESPONSE. See Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement.