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Copyright, Copying, and Trademark

The entire FPWA Web site is covered by copyright by FPWA ("FPWA "). Certain articles or materials within the Web site are also separately copyrighted by FPWA as indicated, all rights reserved. If you find these materials useful, you may download, print out, or send a copy to others so long as each copy indicates the appropriate copyright notice and is used only for personal use. It is expressly prohibited, however, to reprint or electronically reproduce any text, document, graphic, or audio or visual material for bulk or commercial use. For special copyright permissions, or to purchase FPWA publications and pamphlets, please write to: FPWA Communications Department, 281 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10010.

Nothing contained in this FPWA Web site is intended to be or constitutes legal or other professional advice, and users should always seek the advice of an appropriate attorney or other professional regarding individual questions or concerns of a legal or professional nature.

Waiver of Responsibility for Defective or Contaminated Materials
Although FPWA makes every effort to ensure the correctness of data, FPWA disclaims responsibility for any errors or omissions, such as unintended technical inaccuracies or typographical errors, in the materials made available on or through this Web site. FPWA cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading through the service will be free of "infection" or "viruses," "worms," "Trojan horses," or other codes or properties that manifest contaminating or destructive properties. Users are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy their particular requirements for protection against such harmful programs, codes and properties, for maintaining the accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to the FPWA Web site for the reconstruction of any lost data. Use of the FPWA Web site and the Internet generally is at the user's own risk.

Choice of Law
This Agreement shall all be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York applicable to agreements made and to be performed in New York, without reference to conflict of law provisions.

User Rules and Responsibilities
In order to maintain an informative and valuable service that meets the needs of the users and avoids harm to others, FPWA has established the following User Rules and by using this web site the user agrees to the following User Rules:

a. The user may download, print, or transmit information from the FPWA Web site for personal, private use. However, the user must make sure that proper copyright notice is affixed to each copy transmitted or printed and in no case may the materials be reproduced in bulk or for commercial use without express, written permission from FPWA Communications Department, 281 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10010.

b. Users may not post or transmit any message that is libelous or defamatory, or violates any other person's copyrights, privacy rights, trademarks, trade secrets, or other rights with respect to confidential information. The user agrees to indemnify FPWA against any and all damages suffered by third parties as a result of the user's violation of this term.

c. Users may not post or transmit any message, data, image, or program with the intent to threaten the safety of others or that a reasonable person would perceive as a threat to safety.

d. FPWA does not discourage users from taking controversial positions or expressing vigorously what may be unpopular views; however, FPWA reserves the right to take such action as it deems appropriate in cases where a person uses, or attempts to use, the FPWA Web site inappropriately to disseminate statements or materials that are reasonably construed as abusive, destructive, harmful, or threatening to the safety of others.

e. Users may not interfere with other users' use of the FPWA Web site, including, without limitation, disrupting the normal flow or use of the service.

f. Users may not post or transmit any file which they have reason to believe contains "viruses," "worms," "Trojan horse" or any other contaminating or destructive features.

g. Users shall be responsible for granting or restricting access to this Web site through use of the user's computer and email account and shall be responsible for any communication with this Web site through the use of the user's computer or email account. Users shall assume all responsibility for safeguarding their email address and other identifying information, passwords, files, and network which may be used in connection with this Web site.

h. By entering the FPWA Web site, you agree to the terms outlined here and in the privacy policy.

Confidentiality
The FPWA Web site is maintained by FPWA, 281 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10010. This site collects no personally identifying information about individuals except when specifically and knowingly provided by such individuals. Any personally identifying information will remain confidential within FPWA, and will not be transferred to any other party except with the user's permission or as permitted by these Terms of Use or as required by law. Users should be aware that when they voluntarily disclose personal information such as user name or email address on bulletin boards or in chat areas, that information can be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages from other parties.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, Inc.
281 Park Avenue South
New York, New York 10010

FPWA's Mission Statement

The Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies promotes the social and economic well-being of greater New York’s most vulnerable by advocating for just public policies and strengthening human service organizations.