Legal Notices

Terms of Service Notice

THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW THIS WEBSITE MAY BE ACCESS AND USED.  PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.

Welcome to vumpi.org, the official online ministry of Virginia United Methodist Pensions, Inc. (ďVUMPIĒ). Vumpi.org provides information about programs designed to benefit clergy and lay employees of the Virginia Conference of The United Methodist Church. When using vumpi.org, you agree to the terms and conditions listed on this page (the "Terms of Service Agreement"), which may be updated by us from time to time.

Vumpi.org may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because vumpi.org has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that VUMPI is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that VUMPI shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.

You may not: (1) modify vumpi.org, (2) publish, display, disclose, rent, lease, modify, loan, distribute, or create derivative works based on vumpi.org or its Documentation or any part thereof without the express written permission of VUMPI, (3) remove, obliterate, or cancel from view any copyright, trademark, confidentiality or other proprietary notice, mark or legend appearing on vumpi.org, (4) reverse engineer, decompile, translate, adapt or dissemble vumpi.org, nor shall you attempt to create the source code from the object code for vumpi.org without the express written permission of VUMPI, or (5) assign the license for the Service.

Personal Information and Interactive Features
Certain features of vumpi.org may require you to register personal information and obtain a user name and password from vumpi.org. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account number and/or password. You are responsible for all uses of your account, whether or not actually or expressly authorized by you.

All interactive communications (e-mail, chat, discussion boards, etc.), even though intended for a private audience, are subject to public access. Although we reserve the right to remove without notice any bulletin board posting for any reason, we have no obligation to delete content that you may find objectionable or offensive.

Information and opinions expressed in bulletin boards or other interactive communications are not necessarily those of VUMPI. Users alone are responsible for the contents of the messages they communicate when using our services as well as the consequences of any such messages.

However, you agree not to use vumpi.org to:

  • upload, post, e-mail, transmit or otherwise make available any content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic or sexually explicit, libelous, invasive of anotherís privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable to vumpi.org.

  • upload, post, e-mail, transmit or otherwise make available content that violates laws or regulations designed to protect minors;

  • impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, the vumpi.org webmaster, forum leader, guide or host;

  • falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;

  • forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through vumpi.org;

  • upload, post, e-mail, transmit or otherwise make available any content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);

  • upload, post, e-mail, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary right ("Rights") of any party;

  • upload, post, e-mail, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of solicitation;

  • intentionally upload, post, e-mail, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware on telecommunications equipment;

  • disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, cause a screen to scroll faster than other users of vumpi.org are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other usersí ability to engage in real time exchanges;

  • interfere with or disrupt vumpi.org servers or networks connected to vumpi.org, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to vumpi.org;

  • intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including, but not limited to, regulations promulgated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, any rules of any national or other securities exchange, including, without limitation, the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange or the NASDAQ, and any regulations having the force of law;

  • stalk or otherwise harass another; or

  • collect or store personal data about other users.

VUMPI does not condone copyright infringement and will not tolerate such infringement by its users. Accordingly, VUMPI may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, disable and/or terminate the accounts of users who may be infringing the intellectual property rights of others.

We may modify or discontinue services or your account with us, with or without notice, without liability to you, any other user or any third party. We reserve the right to terminate your account if we learn that you have provided us with false or misleading registration information, interfered with other users or the administration of VUMPI's services, or violated these Terms of Service.

You understand and agree that VUMPI's services are provided AS-IS. VUMPI assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure to store any user communications or personalization settings.

YOU UNDERSTAND AND EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF VUMPI'S SERVICES ARE AT YOUR SOLE RISK, THAT ANY MATERIAL AND/OR DATA DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF VUMPI'S SERVICES IS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF SUCH MATERIAL AND/OR DATA.

EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH ON OUR SITES, VUMPI DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND IT MAKES NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION REGARDING THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF VUMPI'S SERVICES, REGARDING THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH VUMPI'S SERVICES OR THAT VUMPI'S SERVICES WILL MEET ANY USERíS REQUIREMENTS, BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR FREE.

VUMPI WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM THE USE OF OR THE INABILITY TO USE VUMPI'S SERVICES, RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTION ENTERED INTO THROUGH VUMPI'S SERVICES, RESULTING FROM LOSS OF, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF A USERíS TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA OR FOR THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLES, EVEN IF VUMPI HAD BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless VUMPI, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, consultants and agents from any and all third party claims, liability, damages and/or costs (including, but not limited to, attorneys fees) arising from your use of our services, your violation of the Terms of Service or your infringement, or infringement by any other user of your account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity. The Terms of Service will inure to the benefit of the Virginia Conference's successors, assigns and licensees.

These Terms of Service will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Virginia. Any action brought to enforce this agreement or matters related to the site shall be brought in either the state or federal courts of Virginia. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision or portion of the Terms of Service to be unenforceable, the remainder to the Terms of Service will continue in full force and effect.

These Terms of Service constitute the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes and replace all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding such subject matter. Any waiver of any provision of the Terms of Service will be effective only if in writing and signed by VUMPI.

Privacy
VUMPI respects your privacy, believes personal information should remain private, and will not disclose or sell personal information to any outside organization for any purpose.

You can visit our Web site without telling us who you are or revealing personal information about yourself. We collect, maintain and use personal information you have voluntarily submitted to contact you, including via email, to respond to your comments or requests for information.

VUMPI will not trade, sell or share your personal information for use by any business, without your consent, unless required by law or as disclosed to you when the information is collected.

Your personal information will generally be stored in our databases located mainly in the United States. For easier processing of e-mail campaigns or other marketing purposes, however, your personal information may be sent, usually on a temporary basis, to a mailing house. Nonetheless, our policy is to ensure that your information is always granted the same level of protection.

Copyright Permissions
Except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law, you agree not to reproduce, retransmit, disseminate, sell, distribute, publish, broadcast or circulate the information received through vumpi.org to anyone, including, but not limited to, others in the same company or organization, without the express prior written consent of VUMPI.
Please report any violations of the Terms of Service to johnfuller@vaumc.org

Contact Information

If you have any questions about this notice, please contact:

Virginia United Methodist Pensions, Inc.
10330 Staples Mill Road
Glen Allen, VA  23060
(800) 768-6040

Notice Effective Date: February 23, 2018

Home
Open Enrollment
Health Advocate
Personal Contributions
Plan Descriptions
Participant Resources
Participant Forms
Vendor Links
Legal Notices
Benefit Booklets
Self-Care Covenant
Housing Exclusion
Meet your Staff
HWA Report
Contact Us

© 2007 - 2018 Virginia United Methodist Pensions, Inc. 800-768-6040