US Hotshots Association Terms and Conditions of Use

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Agreement between user and the US Hotshot Association: This is the web site of,,,, (“the US Hotshots Association” “Site”). This site is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein (the “Terms”). Your use of,,,, constitutes your agreement to all such Terms. Please read these terms carefully. Your use of the US Hotshots Association sites is subject to The US Hotshots Association Privacy Policy (below), which also governs the Site and informs users of our data collection practices.  If you do not agree with the terms stated in these Terms and Conditions of Use or are dissatisfied with the site, do not use this website and service.

Electronic Communications: Visiting the US Hotshots Association sites or sending emails to the US Hotshots Association constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email, and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirements that such communications be in writing.

Your Account: If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity. You acknowledge that the US Hotshots Association is not responsible for third party access to your account that results from theft or misappropriation of your account. The US Hotshots Association and its associates resere the right to refuse or cancel service, terminate accounts and/or membership, or remove or edit content in our sole discretion.

US Hotshot Association reserves the right to alter, modify or otherwise update these terms at any time, and you agree to be bound by such alteration, modifications, or updates. You should visit this page periodically to review the terms and conditions, because they are binding on you. The terms “you” and “user” as used herein refer to all individuals and/or entities accessing this website for any reason.


If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at: or PO Box 601 Glendora, CA 91740-0601


For each visitor to our Web page, our Web server automatically recognizes only the consumer’s domain name, but not the e-mail address (where possible).
We collect only the domain name, but not the e-mail address of visitors to our Web page, aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit, user-specific information on what pages consumers’ access or visit, information volunteered by the consumer, such as survey information and/or site registrations.

The information we collect is used for internal review and is then discarded, used to improve the content of our Web page, used to customize the content and/or layout of our page for each individual visitor, used to notify consumers about updates to our Web site, shared with agents or contractors who assist in providing support for our internal operations, used by us to contact consumers for marketing purposes, shared with other reputable organizations to help them contact consumers for marketing purposes, disclosed when legally required to do so, at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation, to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our Website and applicable laws or to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our Website.

With respect to cookies: We use cookies to store visitors preferences, record session information, such as items that consumers add to their shopping cart, record user-specific information on what pages users access or visit, alert visitors to new areas that we think might be of interest to them when they return to our site, record past activity at a site in order to provide better service when visitors return to our site, ensure that visitors are not repeatedly sent the same banner ads, customize Web page content based on visitors’ browser type or other information that the visitor sends.
If you do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future, please let us know by sending us e-mail at the above address, writing to us at the above address, visiting us at

If you supply us with your postal address online you will only receive the information for which you provided us your address. Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers online will only receive telephone contact from us with information regarding orders they have placed online.

From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes to our Web site to notify you of these changes. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our Web site periodically.

Upon request we provide site visitors with access to all information [including proprietary information] that we maintain about them, financial information (e.g., credit card account information) that we maintain about them, unique identifier information (e.g., customer number or password) that we maintain about them, transaction information (e.g., dates on which customers made purchases, amounts and types of purchases) that we maintain about them, communications that the consumer/visitor has directed to our site (e.g., e-mails, customer inquiries), contact information (e.g., name, address, phone number) that we maintain about them, and a description of information that we maintain about them.

Consumers can access this information by e-mail us at the above address, write to us at the above address, writing to us at the above address, visiting us at,,,,,

Upon request we offer visitors the ability to have substantiated factual inaccuracies corrected in information that we maintain about them.
With respect to security: When we transfer and receive certain types of sensitive information such as financial or health information, we redirect visitors to a secure server. We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our site.

All credit card and/or payment processing information is collected through PayPal (located at PayPal adheres to international PCI (payment card industry) compliance standards for data security. We do not retain client credit card or other client payment information onsite. We recommend that you review the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and other pertinent information on all third-party sites associated with this site, including PayPal.


No warranties: This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. The US Hotshots Association makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website. Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, the US Hotshots Association does not warrant that:

  • this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
  • the information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.

Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind.

Limitations of liability: The US Hotshots Association will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:

  • for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or
  • for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.

These limitations of liability apply even if the US Hotshots Association has been expressly advised of the potential loss.

Exceptions: Nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit the US Hotshots Association liability in respect of any:

  • death or personal injury caused by the US Hotshots Association negligence;
  • fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of the US Hotshots Association; or
  • matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for the US Hotshots Association to exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability.

Reasonableness: By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable. If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.
Other parties: You accept that, as a limited liability entity, the US Hotshots Association has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and employees. You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against the US Hotshots Association officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website.

Unenforceable provisions: If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.


Ownership of copyright: The copyright in this website and the material on this website (including without limitation the text, computer code, artwork, photographs, images, music, audio material, video material and audio-visual material on this website) is owned by US Hotshots Association, USHA,,,,,

Copyright license: US Hotshots Association, USHA,,,, and grants to you a worldwide non-exclusive royalty-free revocable license to:

  • view this website and the material on this website on a computer or mobile device via a web browser;
  • copy and store this website and the material on this website in your web browser cache memory; and
  • print pages from this website for your own [personal and non-commercial] use.

US Hotshots Association, USHA,,,, and does not grant you any other rights in relation to this website or the material on this website. In other words, all other rights are reserved. For the avoidance of doubt, you must not adapt, edit, change, transform, publish, republish, distribute, redistribute, broadcast, rebroadcast or show or play in public this website or the material on this website (in any form or media) without [NAME’S] prior written permission.

Data mining: The automated and/or systematic collection of data from this website is prohibited.

Permissions: You may request permission to use the copyright materials on this website by writing to or PO Box 601 Glendora, CA 91740-0601.

Enforcement of copyright: US Hotshots Association, USHA,,,, and takes the protection of its copyright very seriously. If US Hotshots Association, USHA,,,,, discovers that you have used its copyright materials in contravention of the license above, US Hotshots Association, USHA,,,,, may bring legal proceedings against you seeking monetary damages and an injunction to stop you using those materials. You could also be ordered to pay legal costs.

If you become aware of any use of US Hotshots Association, USHA,,,,, copyright materials that contravenes or may contravene the license above, please report this by email to or by post to PO Box 601 Glendora, CA 91740-0601.

Infringing material: If you become aware of any material on the website that you believe infringes your or any other person’s copyright, please report this by email to or by post to PO Box 601 Glendora, CA 91740-0601.


Links to this website: Links pointing to this website should not be misleading. Appropriate link text should be always be used. You must not use the the US Hotshots Association logo to link to this website (or otherwise) without the US Hotshots Association express written permission. You must not link to this website using any inline linking technique. You must not frame the content of this website or use any similar technology in relation to the content of this website.

Links from this website: This website includes links to other websites owned and operated by third parties. These links are not endorsements or recommendations. The US Hotshots Association has no control over the contents of third party websites, and The US Hotshots Association accepts no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Changes to this linking policy: The US Hotshots Association may amend this linking policy at any time by publishing a new version on this website. Should you have any questions about this linking policy, please contact us by email at or by post to PO Box 601 Glendora, CA 91740-0601.


What is spam? In the context of electronic messaging, spam refers to unsolicited, bulk or indiscriminate messages, typically sent for a commercial purpose. has a zero-tolerance spam policy.

Automated spam filtering:’s messaging systems automatically scan all incoming email [and other] messages, and filter-out messages that appear to be spam.

Problems with spam filtering: No message filtering system is 100% accurate, and from time to time legitimate messages will be filtered-out by systems. If you believe this has happened to a message you have sent, please advise the message recipient by another means. You can reduce the risk of a message being caught by the spam filters by sending the message in plain text (i.e. no HTML), removing any attachments, and ensuring that your messages are scanned for malware before dispatch.

User spam: may provide a facility that enables users to send email messages and private messages to others. Users must not use this facility to send unsolicited, bulk or indiscriminate messages, whether or not for commercial purposes.

Receipt of unwanted messages from In the unlikely event that you receive any message from or sent using,,, systems that may be considered to be spam, please contact
Changes to this anti-spam policy: may amend this anti-spam policy at any time by publishing a new version on this website.

Contact us: Should you have any questions about this anti-spam policy, please contact


The laws of the state of California, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Terms and Conditions of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise.


All disputes shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in California, except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate our intellectual property rights, we may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. Arbitration under this agreement shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitrator’s award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under this Agreement shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to this Agreement, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.

Credit: This document was created, in part, using a Contractology template available at
Graphics and Images on this site were provided, in part, by, photos by Kari Greer, Kyle Miller, and Dylan Kane.