Terms & Conditions

By using this site, you are agreeing to these terms and conditions. 


Course content is for informational purposes only. It cannot replace or substitute the services of trained professionals in any field, including, but not limited to, financial, legal, mental, medical, or psychological fields. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues. Content is not a substitute for local, state, or federal regulations or statutes. Consult your local authority having jurisdiction for information pertaining to applicable laws and code enforcements. It is also not an endorsement for any particular product. The NVFC and its sponsors, speakers, contractors, partners, and affiliates are not liable for any damages that result from registrants’ participation in the Virtual Classroom.

The Legal Stuff

This site is provided as a service for both members and nonmembers of the National Volunteer Fire Council Inc (NVFC). The NVFC is not responsible and will disclaim all warranties with regard to information posted on this site, whether posted by the NVFC or any third party; this disclaimer includes all implied warranties of merchantability and fitness. In no event shall the NVFC be liable for any special, indirect, or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, data, or profits, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of any information posted on this site.

By purchasing or registering for courses or webinars, the NVFC grants you a nonexclusive, nontransferable, revocable license to access and use the materials and any associated documents solely for your own personal and non-commercial use. The copying, redistribution, use or publication by you of any of the content within our Virtual Classroom is strictly prohibited. Your purchase of our courses does not grant you any ownership rights to ourmaterials. Any breach in the terms of this agreement may result in termination of your access to the Virtual Classroom.

Our Virtual Classroom may contain references or links to materials from third-parties. Reference to any third-party products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof, or any affiliation with us. We are not responsible for examining or evaluating the content or accuracy and we do not warrant and will not have any liability or responsibility for any third-party materials or websites, or for any other materials, products, or services of third-parties. We are not liable for any harm or damages related to the purchase or use of goods, services, resources, content, or any other transactions made in connection with any third-party websites. Complaints, claims, concerns, or questions regarding third-party products should be directed to the third-party.

Privacy Policy

Any personal information you provide to us including your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address will not be released, sold, or rented to any entities or individuals outside of our organization except as noted below.

With Whom Do We Share the Personal Information We Collect Through This Site:

Our Service Providers
We may share your personal information with companies (including our affiliates) that perform services on our behalf, for example, companies that help process credit card payments. Our service providers are required by contract to protect the confidentiality of the personal information we share with them and to use it only to provide specific services on our behalf.

Business Transfers
Your personal information may be transferred to another entity (either an affiliated entity or an unrelated third party) in connection with a merger, reorganization, dissolution, or similar organizational event. If such a transfer were ever to occur, the acquiring entity’s use of your personal information will still be subject to this Privacy Policy.

Government and Legal Disclosures
We may disclose the personal information we collect through this Site, when we, in good faith, believe disclosure is appropriate to comply with the law (or a court order or subpoena); to prevent or investigate a possible crime, such as fraud or identity theft; to enforce our Terms and Conditions or other agreements that govern your use of this Site; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of our organization, our users, or others.

External Sites
We are not responsible for the content of external internet sites. You are advised to read the privacy policy of external sites before disclosing any personal information.

A "cookie" is a small data text file that is placed in your browser and allows us to recognize you each time you visit this site (personalization, etc). Cookies themselves do not contain any personal information, and we do not use cookies to collect personal information. Cookies may also be used by third-party content providers such as news-feeds.

Remember the Risks Whenever You Use the Internet
While we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that you transmit to us and you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any passwords or other account information. In addition other Internet sites or services that may be accessible through our site have separate data and privacy practices independent of us, and therefore we disclaim any responsibility or liability for their policies or actions. Please contact those vendors and others directly if you have any questions about their privacy policies. For any other information please contact us.

The NVFC reserves the right to terminate access to any user who does not abide by these terms and conditions.