2020 14th Annual Banquet Rescheduled

Our 14th Annual Banquet has been rescheduled! The new date is Saturday, September 26, 2020, at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center. For those who have already purchased tickets, please keep them as they are fine for our rescheduled event. If you have not yet purchased your tickets, please do so at your convenience.

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1. Overview

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B. ADDITIONAL TERMS APPLICABLE ONLY TO REGISTERED USERS OR USERS WHO SUBMIT REQUESTS THROUGH ANY ELECTRONIC FORM ON THE SITE

16. Accounts And Security

Operation HOPE USA does not warrant that the functions contained in the service provided by the Website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected or that this service or the server that makes it available will be free of viruses or other harmful components.

Users who submit their e-mail addresses for inclusion on a mailing list or lists or for any other communication agree to furnish their own address, or if it is not their own, that they legally represent the address, or those connected to it, and that such use is authorized. Operation HOPE USA is not responsible for the inappropriate submission by others of e-mail addresses through its on-line automated response or donation or product ordering forms; Operation HOPE USA will, in good faith, attempt to remove e-mail addresses, when so requested by their legitimate owners, from contact lists.

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You may not:

—select or use a Login Name of another person with the intent to impersonate that person;

—use a name subject to the rights of any other person, business or other organization, without authorization;

—use a Login Name that the Website, in its sole discretion, deems inappropriate or offensive.

You shall notify Operation HOPE USA of any known or suspected unauthorized use(s) of your Account, or any known or suspected breach of security, including loss, theft, or unauthorized disclosure of your password. You shall be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password.

Any fraudulent, abusive, or otherwise illegal activity may be grounds for termination of your Account, at Operation HOPE USA sole discretion, and you may be reported to appropriate law-enforcement agencies.

17. Contact Information

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