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You are prohibited from posting on or transmitting through the website any threatening, obscene, unlawful, defamatory, libelous, scandalous, inflammatory, or pornographic material, or any material that could promote conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, otherwise violate any law, or is contrary to the core values of ADF.
Every reasonable attempt is made for accuracy, but some information specified in or accessible through the website may be compiled or produced by someone other than and beyond the control of the staff of ADF and may not be fully complete or accurate. Consequently, ADF cannot and does not endorse or represent the reliability or accuracy of all of the content or information distributed through or accessed from the website. You hereby agree that your reliance upon any content or information distributed through or accessed from the website is at your sole risk.
Not Legal Advice
Opinions, editorials, and general educational information related to legal concepts, events that provide context for discussing legal principles, legislation, and administrative and judicial rulings are contained on websites maintained by ADF, but the information does not constitute legal advice. The information is provided in general terms and for the limited purpose of informing the public and contributing to public discourse. Anyone seeking legal advice is encouraged to personally consult with a licensed attorney as soon as possible to prevent a loss of legal rights or legal recourse due to the passage of time.
ADF permits unsolicited information related to legal services to be submitted via its website, but submitting a request for legal assistance or providing information that may pertain to a legal matter does not create an attorney-client relationship nor does it obligate ADF to establish or undertake consideration of an attorney-client relationship. You understand and agree that you have not entered into an attorney-client relationship with ADF by submitting a request for legal assistance, that ADF does not represent you, and that no representations have been made indicating that ADF will undertake the legal representation of any party in the matter described. You understand that information provided may be shared with third parties to determine whether ADF or an Allied Attorney may represent a party in the matter without coming into conflict with the interests of their existing clients and that submitting unsolicited information does not necessarily impose a duty of confidentiality. If ADF, in its sole discretion, agrees to undertake legal representation on any particular matter, that agreement must be set forth in a separate written document.
All text, graphics, video, source code, and editorial content on this website are proprietary to ADF. These materials are protected by copyright and, except those items acknowledged as proprietary to others, may not be used, copied, transmitted, or reproduced in whole or in part without the express written consent of ADF. Use of any ADF text, graphics, video, source code, and editorial content not explicitly authorized for any reason or purpose is strictly prohibited. Unauthorized use of the text, graphics, video, source code, and editorial content may violate trademark, copyright, civil and criminal statutes, and privacy and publicity laws. ADF reserves all rights under United States and international laws.
This website uses logos, taglines, and names that are proprietary service marks and/or trademarks of ADF. All non-ADF service marks or trademarks used or referenced to on this website are the property of their respective owners. Nothing contained on or through this website should be construed as granting – by estoppel, implication, or otherwise – any license or right of use of any trademark or service mark displayed on or in the website without the written permission of ADF or such third party owners.
Use of Communications and Materials
Any material or communication you transmit to the website by (Secured) Hypertext Transfer Protocol, File Transfer Protocol, or electronic mail or otherwise, including any questions, suggestions, comments, data or the like is considered nonproprietary and non-confidential unless otherwise explicitly noted in writing or required by law or applicable codes of professional responsibility. Anything you knowingly or unknowingly transmit or post becomes our property and may be used for any purpose, including, but not limited to, posting, disclosure, reproduction, publication, broadcast, and transmission. Additionally, we may use any concepts, ideas, or techniques contained in any data you send to or post on the website for any reason or purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, developing and marketing services or products using such data.
ADF Text Messaging
- Signing up for text message alerts allows Alliance Defending Freedom to contact you via text message with relevant updates and news that pertains to your freedom, and opportunities for you to get involved with our work.
- You can cancel the SMS service at any time. Just text "STOP" to the short code. After you send the SMS message "STOP" to us, we will send you an SMS message to confirm that you have been unsubscribed. After this, you will no longer receive SMS messages from us. If you want to join again, just sign up as you did the first time and we will start sending SMS messages to you again.
- If you are experiencing issues with the messaging program you can reply with the keyword HELP for more assistance, or you can get help directly at 800-835-5233 or Questions@adflegal.org.
- Carriers are not liable for delayed or undelivered messages.
- As always, message and data rates may apply for any messages sent to you from us and to us from you. You may receive messages on a regular basis, but never excessively. If you have any questions about your text plan or data plan, it is best to contact your wireless provider.
- Data obtained through the SMS short code program will not be shared with any third-parties for their marketing reasons/purposes.
Injuries and Damages
We will not be responsible or liable for any incidental, consequential, direct, indirect, or punitive damages or injuries, including, but not limited to those caused by omissions, errors, mistakes, delays in transmission, typographical errors, deletion of files, and delays in operation. Absent intentional misconduct by an employee of ADF, we will not be responsible for any claims or liability whatsoever, including above referenced damages, arising from your reliance on or use of any service, information, or merchandise provided on or through the website, or any failure of performance arising out of or caused by access to or use of any information or content contained in or on the website, the content of any website, or websites hyperlinked to the website, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold ADF, and ADF affiliate companies, employees, directors, officers, agents, material or communication providers, and internet service providers harmless from any and all losses, liabilities, claims, expenses, and damage awards, including, but not limited to attorneys’ fees, that arise from any claim, action, or demand, by your use of or in connection with submission, transmission, posting, broadcast, or other communication with or to the website.
The website may hyperlink to sites not maintained or related to ADF. Hyperlinks are provided as a convenience/service to you and are not affiliated with or sponsored by the website or ADF. We have not reviewed any or all of the sites hyperlinked to or from this website and are not responsible for the content of them or any other websites. The links are to be accessed at your own risk, and we make no representations or warranties about the security, content, completeness, or accuracy of these links or the websites connected to these hyperlinks.
If you operate another website and are interested in linking to our website, you agree to be bound by the following rules: (1) the link must be a text-only link clearly marked “ADFlegal.org” or “Alliance Defending Freedom”; (2) the link must "point" to the URL "https://www.ADFlegal.org/" and not to any other pages; (3) the link, and use thereof, must be in connection with a website of appropriate subject matter which furthers the mission of ADF; (4) the link, and use thereof, may not be such that it may damage or dilute the goodwill associated with ADF names and marks; (5) the link, and use thereof, may not create the false appearance that an entity other than ADF is associated with or sponsored by ADF; (6) the link, when activated by a user, must display this site full-screen and not with a "frame" on the linked website; (7) if you wish to link to our site, you must provide us with notice of your link by emailing Info@ADFlegal.org; and (8) ADF reserves the right to revoke consent to the link at any time in its sole discretion, either by amending these Terms and Conditions or through other notice.
The reference materials and information contained in the website are intended only for your personal information. Consistent with the General Guidelines set forth above, we make no representations or warranties about the website’s content or the information or other material accessed through the website.
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UNIFORM DISCLOSURE STATEMENT
ADF is recognized by the IRS as a ministry exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code, and gifts are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.
California: Alliance Defending Freedom audited financial statement is available upon request to Alliance Defending Freedom. 100 percent of your gift may be deducted under Federal and State income tax laws. Colorado: Colorado residents may obtain copies of registration and financial documents from the office of the Secretary of State, 303-894-2860, www.sos.state.co.us/ re: Reg. No. 20023006016. Florida: A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE, WITHIN THE STATE, 1-800-HELPFLA, OR VIA THE INTERNET AT www.FloridaConsumerHelp.com. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. The registration number for Alliance Defending Freedom is CH4030. Georgia: Upon request, Alliance Defending Freedom will provide a full and fair description of this and its other programs, and a financial statement or summary. Iowa: Alliance Defending Freedom will provide, upon request and without cost to the requesting party, financial disclosure information concerning contributions received and disbursements for the organization’s last complete fiscal year. Maryland: A copy of current financial statement of Alliance Defending Freedom is available on request to Alliance Defending Freedom, 15100 N. 90th Street, Scottsdale, AZ 85260-2769, 1-800-835-5233. For the cost of copies and postage, registration documents and other information are available from the Maryland Secretary of State. Michigan: Alliance Defending Freedom’s registration number is MICS No. 11231. Minnesota: 100 percent of your gift may be deducted as a charitable contribution under Federal and state income tax laws. Mississippi: The official registration and financial information of Alliance Defending Freedom may be obtained from the Mississippi Secretary of State’s office by calling 1-888-236-6167. Registration by the Secretary of State does not imply endorsement by the Secretary of State. New Jersey: INFORMATION FILED WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL CONCERNING THIS CHARITABLE SOLICITATION AND THE PERCENTAGE OF CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED BY THE CHARITY DURING THE LAST REPORTING PERIOD THAT WERE DEDICATED TO THE CHARITABLE PURPOSE MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY BY CALLING (973) 504-6215 AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET AT https://www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/charfrm.htm. REGISTRATION WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT. New York: Upon request, a copy of the Alliance Defending Freedom last annual report filed with the Attorney General is available from Alliance Defending Freedom or New York State Attorney General’s Charities Bureau, Attn: Foil Officer, Department of State, 120 Broadway, New York, New York 10271. North Carolina: Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 1-888-830-4989 (within North Carolina) or (919) 807-2214 (outside of North Carolina). The license is not an endorsement by the State. Pennsylvania: The official registration and financial information of Alliance Defending Freedom may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement. Virginia: A financial statement is available from the State Division of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, P.O. Box 1163, Richmond, VA 23218. *Washington: The potential donor can obtain additional financial disclosure information from the office of the Secretary of State at 1-800-332-4483. *West Virginia: West Virginia residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, West Virginia 25305. Registration does not imply endorsement. Wisconsin: A financial statement of the charitable organization disclosing assets, liabilities, fund balances, revenue, and expenses for the preceding fiscal year will be provided to any person upon request.
The User Agreement set forth in the website is governed and interpreted under the laws of the United States of America and the State of Arizona, without giving effect to its conflicts of laws provisions. If any portion of the User Agreement is deemed unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable, and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. ADF can, at its sole discretion, replace or amend such provisions with another provision.
The User Agreement sets forth the entire understanding and agreement between us with respect to the site and any materials, communications, transmissions, or posting to the site. We reserve the right to revise the User Agreement at any time by updating this posting. You agree to be bound by any such revisions, and you should periodically read and review the User Agreement.