Terms and Conditions
These Terms and Conditions govern the use of GreenCardLotteryUSA.Org (“Website”).
By visiting or using Website you acknowledge and are aware that Website provides a value added service for the registration to the Diversity Visa Lottery (DV) Program and is a private entity that is not affiliated with the U.S. government. The fee paid by the user is not a substitute for the advice of an attorney and is solely destined for the application preparation, review and submission to the Diversity Visa (Green Card Lottery) Program. Company can only provide self-help services at your specific direction and cannot provide legal advice.
By using Website to assist your self-representation, you agree to the following:
You are representing yourself in this matter; no attorney-client privilege is created with Company or its representatives; you have been informed of the services that Website is performing, and the cost of these services; you may obtain information regarding free or low-cost legal representation through a local bar association or legal aid foundation; and, no governmental entity or authority has evaluated or approved Website’s or Company’s knowledge or experience, or the quality of the services provided on Website.
“Company”: The private entity operating the Website and/or any of its owners, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives or licensors.
”Service” or “Services”: Namely, providing assistance with filling out forms related to the U.S. Diversity Visa Lottery Program.
“You”: Used interchangeably with “Your” refers to the user of the Website.
“Terms”: Means this document used interchangeably with “Term” or “Terms and Conditions.”
2. Acceptance & User Acknowledgments
You acknowledge and agree that by visiting or using the Website, you are entering into a legally binding contract that shall govern and supersede any prior agreement between you and the Company and may be updated from time to time.
The Terms and the relationship between you and Company shall be without regard to any conflicts of laws principles. The failure of Company to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. The Terms do not limit any rights that Company may have under trade secret, copyright, patent or other laws. The employees of Company are not authorized to make modifications to the Terms, or to make any additional representations, commitments, or warranties binding on Company, except in a writing signed by an authorized officer of Company. If any provision of the Terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms remain in full force and effect. Furthermore, you agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to the use of the Website, the Service or the Terms must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred. You also agree that the Terms shall not be construed against the drafting party, i.e., Company.
By visiting or using Website in any way, you explicitly state that, you are in full compliance of any Term applicable, including without limitation, any applicable posted guidelines for all of Company’s services, which may change from time to time. Should you object to any term or condition of these Terms, any guidelines, or any subsequent modifications thereto or become dissatisfied with Company or the Website in any way, your only recourse is to immediately discontinue use of the Website.
YOU AGREE THAT BY USING THIS SERVICE YOU ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE AND YOU ARE LEGALLY ABLE TO ENTER INTO THIS AGREEMENT.
As stated above, Company reserves the right, at any time, to change the Terms by publishing notice of such changes on the Website. Any use of the Services by you after Company’s publication of any such changes shall constitute your acceptance of this Agreement as modified. You agree that Company is permitted to access and use any other information provided by you to perform the Service and, if necessary, to access such information to obtain contact information in order to provide notifications relating to the Service provided to you.
The completed application is merely a part of the Website. One of the primary advantages of the Website is educating you about the process and requirements of the U.S. Department of State (“DOS”) Diversity Visa Lottery Program applications. The Website provides a highly user friendly and interactive “do-it yourself” service that guides you through the application preparation process. The payment is received in exchange for the use of this service. This Website is not intended to create any attorney-client relationship, and by using this Website no attorney-client relationship will be created with Company. Instead, you are representing yourself in any legal matter you undertake through the Website’s Services.
Company is not a Government Agency.
Company is not permitted to engage in the practice of law including providing any kind of advice, explanation, opinion, or recommendation to a consumer about possible legal rights, remedies, defenses, options, selection of forms or strategies.
3. No Guarantee of Winning
You acknowledge that Company will submit your application for the Diversity Visa Lottery Program electronically to the DOS, according to number of years you have elected to pay for the Service, but Company makes no guarantee of your being selected as a winner of the Diversity Visa Lottery Program. All applications submitted, receive equal opportunity.
Company is not involved in any way in the selection of winners. You acknowledge that it is your sole responsibility to check on the DOS website whether or not you have been selected as a winner of the Diversity Visa Lottery Program once the results have been made public by the DOS, and further to comply with any subsequent requirements as directed by the DOS website in order to obtain a U.S. green card for you and/or your family.
Company shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.
Website is owned and operated by Company. All right, title and interest in and to the materials provided on this Website (excluding any Government forms and documents), including but not limited to information, documents, logos, graphics, sounds, and images (the “Materials”) are owned either by Company or by its respective third party authors, developers, or vendors (“Third Party Providers”). Except as otherwise expressly provided by Company, none of the Materials may be copied, reproduced, republished, downloaded, uploaded, posted, displayed, transmitted, or distributed in any way and nothing on this Website shall be construed to confer any license under any of Company’s intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication, or otherwise.
The Website may contain links to other websites, which are completely independent of this Website. You acknowledge and agree that the content of such is entirely of its authors. Company makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or authenticity of the information contained in any such site. Your linking to any other websites is at your own risk and Company shall not be held liable for any type of communication spread.
6. Access, limitations and termination of the Service
Company grants you a limited, revocable, nonexclusive license to access the Website and utilize the Service for your own personal use of the Service, and not to download or modify it, or any portion of it unless the Service specifically provides for as such. You agree that no Materials from the Website may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way without Company’s written permission. Modification or use of Materials on the Website for any purpose other than those permitted in this Agreement is a violation of Company’s copyright, trademark and/or other rights. You shall not attempt to access any other Company’s systems, programs or data that are not made available for public use.
Use of the Service beyond the scope of authorized access granted to you by Company immediately terminates said permission or license.
Company and all information, content, materials, products and services included on or otherwise made available to you through Website are provided on an “as is” basis. You accept that the Company may establish limits concerning use of the Service and reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice, including but not limited to the Website’s content, functionality or hours of availability, the equipment needed for its access or use, or its pricing.
You agree that Company, in its sole discretion, has the right (but not the obligation) to delete or deactivate your account, block your email or IP address, or otherwise terminate your access to or use of the Website immediately and without notice, for any reason, including, without limitation, if Company believes that you have acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of the Terms. Further, you agree that Company shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to the Website. Further, you agree not to attempt to use the Website after said termination.
7. Disclaimer of Warranties
The Website provides a service designed to allow you to complete and file various governmental forms and applications. The Website uses the information provided on our wizard form to complete the information on the required governmental form(s). Company shall retain your completed and finalized forms for the shorter of the following time periods: a) until the expiration of the number of years that you have paid for the Company to submit your application to the DOS for the DV Lottery Program; b) until you have been selected as a winner of the DV Lottery Program; c) until the DV Lottery Program is discontinued by the DOS; or d) until you are no longer eligible to apply for the DV Lottery Program.
The Company is not a law firm and neither Company nor any of its employees provide legal services or legal advice. Further, no representations or warranties, express or implied, are given regarding the legal or other consequences resulting from the use of our services or forms.
The information contained in this site is provided for general information only and should not serve as a substitute for legal advice from an attorney familiar with the facts and circumstances of your specific situation. Company’s liability is limited only to amounts paid to Company. If you are not satisfied with our service please contact our customer service department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALTIY OF THE FOREGOING, YOU AGREE THAT USE OF THE WEBSITE AND THE SERVICE IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. CORPORTION ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE WEBSITE’S MATERIALS. THE WEBSITE AND THE SERVICE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” OR “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION, TEXT, GRAPHICS, LINKS OR OTHER ITEMS CONTAINED WITHIN THE WEBSITE’S MATERIALS. ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, COMPANY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES FOR THE SECURITY, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, ACCURACY, AND PERFORMANCE OF THE WEBSITE AND THE SERVICE. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, COMPANY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES FOR OTHER SERVICES OR GOODS RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED ON THE WEBSITE, OR ACCESSED THROUGH ANY LINKS ON THE WEBSITE. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, COMPANY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES FOR VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVICE. COMPANY MAKES NO COMMITMENT TO UPDATE THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE WEBSITE.
8. Limitations of Liability
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL COMPANY BE LIABLE FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (EVEN IF COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM ANY ASPECT OF YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVICE, WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARISE FROM USE OR MISUSE OF THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVICE, FROM INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVICE, OR THE INTERRUPTION, SUSPENSION, MODIFICATION, ALTERATION, OR TERMINATION OF THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVICE. SUCH LIMITATION SHALL ALSO APPLY WITH RESPECT TO DAMAGES INCURRED BY REASON OF OTHERSERVICES OR PRODUCTS RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVICE OR ANY LINKS ON THE WEBSITE, AS WELL AS BY REASON OF ANY INFORMATION OR ADVICE RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVICE OR ANY LINKS ON THE WEBSITE. THESE LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
You agree to indemnify and hold Company, its officers, subsidiaries, affiliates, successors, assigns, directors, officers, agents, service providers, attorneys, suppliers and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and court costs, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Service and/or the Website, your violation of the Terms, or your breach of any of the representations and warranties herein.
In order to contact Company regarding a complaint about the Service, please email Company at email@example.com.