Terms of Service

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By using or accessing this website you signify your acknowledgment and assent to the terms and conditions of use set forth below. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please do not use this website.

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service (the Exchange) is free to revise these terms of use at any time by updating this posting, and your use after such change signifies your acceptance of the changed terms. Please check these terms of use periodically for changes.This website is owned and operated by the Exchange. Questions concerning this website or its operation should be directed to the contact points set forth at the end of these terms of use.

In connection with viewing and using this website, you are permitted to temporarily download one copy of the materials posted on this website onto a single computer for only your personal, non-commercial use. Except as otherwise specifically provided elsewhere on this website, redistribution, retransmission, republication or commercial exploitation of the contents of this website is expressly prohibited without the written consent of the Exchange and any copyright owner from whom we have obtained a license. Requests for such permission should be made to the contact specified below. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. Downloading of any information, content or images from this website does not transfer any right or ownership of such information, content or images to you, and such information, content or images may be used solely in accordance with these terms of use. You may not mirror or archive any part of this site or any material contained on this site on any server or computer without the Exchange’s written permission.

Contents and Hyperlinks

This website may contain hyperlinks to third-party websites. Those websites are the sole responsibility of such independent third parties, and use thereof is solely at your own risk. The Exchange has no control over the content or policies of such third-party websites. The Exchange is not responsible for and disclaims all liability of the contents, accuracy or reliability of any websites hyperlinked to this website. Individuals who choose to access information posted to this website, specifically including any information obtained through any hyperlink, do so at their own risk, and assume full responsibility for the compliance of such information with any applicable law. The Exchange will remove any hyperlink that directs individuals to websites with content deemed illegal, offensive, abusive, inappropriate, unrelated to the purposes of this website, or is otherwise deemed to violate these terms of service. Such removal will be within the sole discretion of the The Exchange personnel moderating this website.

User Content

A variety of information, advice, recommendations, letters, messages, comments, posts, text, graphics, software, music, sound, photographs, videos, data, and other materials (”Content“) is available on the Web Site. Some of the Content is provided by the Exchange or its suppliers, and other Content is provided by persons who use the Web Site (”Users“), such as User opinions and views provided via posts to chat rooms, blogs, bulletin boards, or discussion forums. While the Exchange strives to keep the Content that it posts on the Web Site accurate, complete, and up-to-date, the Exchange cannot guarantee, and is not responsible for, the accuracy, completeness, or timeliness of any Content provided by the Exchange or its suppliers. The Exchange does not guarantee or endorse, and it is not responsible for the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of an Content provided by any Users of this website. Any opinions, advice, statements or other information expressed or made available by Users or third parties, including but not limited to bloggers, are those of the respective User or other third party and not of the Exchange.

Public Disclosure

the Exchange is pleased to hear from its customers. However, we do not accept or consider any creative ideas, suggestions or other materials related to products, services or marketing except those submitted in compliance with the procedures for idea submissions outlined elsewhere in this website. Please do not send us any original creative materials such as product ideas or suggestions except in compliance with such procedures. Anything you disclose or offer to us by or through this website, including Content, (collectively referred to as “Communications”), including e-mails to the Exchange or postings on interactive portions of this website, shall be deemed and shall remain the property of the Exchange. If you send us such Communications, you are providing it to us on a NON-CONFIDENTIAL BASIS, and we will have no obligation to keep such information secret, to refrain from using such information, or to compensate you for the receipt or use of such Communications. The Exchange is free to use, for any purpose whatsoever, any Communications, including but not limited to publishing, or developing, manufacturing, and marketing products using such Communications. By submitting Communications to us through this website, through e-mail, or through any means other than through the procedures outlined elsewhere in this website, you hereby RELEASE the Exchange from any liability under any legal theory in connection with the use, modification, sale, or disclosure of any Communications. By uploading or otherwise providing any Communications to this website or the Exchange, you hereby grant the Exchange, to the extent you retain any rights, the unlimited, perpetual right to reuse, redistribute, modify and create derivative works from such Communications for any purpose and in any media without compensation, and you warrant that all “moral rights” in uploaded Communications have been waived.

Code of Acceptable Conduct

The code of acceptable conduct outlined in this section applies to all aspects and areas of this website, and specifically those interactive areas of the website whether they be in the form of a blog, chat room, message board, or other electronic mechanism by which Users may interact with the website moderators and each other. By accessing this website, Users agree to follow and be bound by these terms of service and this code of acceptable conduct. The Exchange has the right (but not the obligation), at its sole discretion, to filter, censor, edit, remove, or otherwise regulate information and content provided by third parties on this website, including any such information provided in interactive areas. AAFES does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for the contents, accuracy or reliability of such information and content.

Users may use this website for lawful purposes only. Users may not submit or transmit through this website any Content, or otherwise engage in conduct, that:

        • violates or infringes the rights of others including, without limitation, patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, publicity or other proprietary rights;
        • is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another’s privacy, tortuous, or contains explicit or graphic descriptions, or accounts of, sexual acts, bodily waste functions, criminal activity or the intent to commit any of the above;
        • victimizes, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability;
        • impersonates any person, business or entity, including the Exchange and its employees and agents;
        • has a commercial purpose or in any way attempts to solicit funds, advertise goods and services, or entice others to join a particular organization, political party, religious denomination, association, movement, or any group or entity;
        • contains viruses or any other computer code, files or programs that interrupt, destroy or limit functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment, or otherwise permit the unauthorized use of a computer or computer network, this limitation includes the creation and transmission of chain letters, “spam,” and “letter bombs”;
        • encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, or that gives rise to civil liability;
        • violates these terms of service; the Exchange policies and regulations; rules and regulations of the Department of Army, the Department of Air Force, and/or the Department of Defense; the Uniform Code of Military Justice; and federal, state and local law;
        • interferes with the use of this website by others; or
        • is otherwise determined by the Exchange to be inappropriate, objectionable, or contrary to the purposes of this website.

The Exchange caters primarily to Servicemembers and their families. While the Exchange encourages a free exchange of ideas in compliance with these terms of service, Servicemembers are reminded that statements made in violation of the Uniform Code of Military Justice also violates the terms of service of this website, will be immediately removed by the moderators of this website, and may be reported to the Servicemember’s chain of command.

The Exchange will assist federal (including military), state and local law-enforcement officials investigating illegal activity on this website or violations of these terms of service.

Products, Services and Software

Downloading software from this website does not give you title to such software, including any files, data and images incorporated in or associated with the software. Your use of any such software shall be only in accordance with the license agreement that is included with the software or presented upon download of such software. Software available on this website is copyrighted by Newell Rubbermaid or its owner. Software may not be copied, redistributed or placed on any server for further distribution. You may not sell, modify, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise reverse engineer the software.

A description or reference to a product, service or publication on this website (including any description or reference via hyperlink) does not imply endorsement by the Exchange of that product, service or publication. Products and software offered through this website shall be warranted, if at all, through the written license or warranty provided in connection with such product or software.

Limitations of Liability

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, SHALL AAFES BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR LOST PROFITS THAT RESULT FROM THE DISTRIBUTION OR USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE CONTENT OR MATERIALS ON THIS WEBSITE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN NO EVENT SHALL AAFES’ TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THIS WEBSITE.

Trademarks and Copyrights

Nothing on this website shall be construed as conferring any license under any intellectual property right, including any right in the nature of trademark or copyright, of the Exchange or any third party, whether by estoppel, implication, or otherwise. All trademarks and trade names are the property of their respective owners.

Except as otherwise noted, the Exchange is the owner of all trademarks and service marks on this website, whether registered or not. All registered trademarks are registered in the United States of America (or other applicable jurisdictions).

In accessing this website, and specifically when participating in interactive portions of this website, Users represent that they have the proper rights, licenses and authorizations to make use of any Content or other information uploaded or posted by the User to this website. The Exchange disclaims any and all liability for trademark and/or copyright violations committed by Users of this website who upload or post protected Content from a third party.

Severability

If any provision of these terms of use shall be deemed unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from the remaining terms of use and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

Privacy

Please see our Privacy Policy for information regarding the collection and use of personal information from this website.

Despite any representations concerning privacy, the Exchange reserves the right to disclose without notice to you any information in its possession if required to do so by law or upon a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with the law, to protect or defend our rights or property, or to respond to an emergency situation. Specific areas or pages of this website may include additional or different terms relating to the use of personal information collected from such areas or pages.

General

These Terms of Service, along with the Rules of Engagement and Privacy and Security Notice, represent the entire understanding relating to the use of this website and prevail over any prior or contemporaneous, conflicting or additional communications.

Any unauthorized access, modification or change of any information, or any interference with the availability of or access to this website is strictly prohibited. The Exchange reserves all legal rights and remedies available to it and this disclaimer shall in no way be deemed a limitation or waiver of any other rights the Exchange may have.

Specific areas or pages of this website may include additional or different terms relating to the use of this website. In the event of a conflict between such terms and these terms of use such specific terms shall control.

Contact Information:

Questions about these terms and conditions may be directed to:
Customer Relationship Marketing
Army & Air Force Exchange Service
3911 S. Walton Walker Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75236

[email protected] or [email protected]

Questions about our products should not be directed to this address and will not be replied to.

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Lloyd P. October 8, 2012 at 8:56 pm

Having problems getting on line contest, which I had been during for months. do not know what I done wrong, Thanks /

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Lloyd P. October 8, 2012 at 8:53 pm

I am having problems get back on Exchange open contest,which I had been doing for months.Any help would be appericate. I am legelly blind,so I am a little slow ,I have been for months,get into Exchange online contest .Daily active untile now.//
Thanks

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admin October 9, 2012 at 9:15 am

Hi Lloyd!

We currently have a 12 Weeks of Gifting Contest on the Exchange Facebook page where our customers can enter this sweepstakes each week to win one of several prizes. This week, the prize is a $100 Exchange Gift Card. To enter this sweepstakes, please click the following link:
https://www.facebook.com/AAFES.BX.PX/photos#!/AAFES.BX.PX/app_474333639254850

We also have a weekly sweepstakes on our online site, shopmyexchange.com. This week’s first prize is a Dyson Vaccum and second prize is a Dyson Bladeless Table fan. To enter this sweepstakes, please click this link:
http://odin.aafes.com/newsletter/weekly/landing.htm

We also have a Halloween Treasure Hunt, where you can find the 5 clues in your Exchange that together will form a phrase. There is a treasure map at the front of your store that you can use to find the 5 clues. You can ask your store associates for assistance and they’ll be happy to do so. Once you find the 5 clues, you can submit them on our Facebook page. To submit them on our Facebook page, please click the following link:
https://www.facebook.com/AAFES.BX.PX/app_394124977320863

These are our online contests that are currently going on.

Please let us know if we can help with anything else, and thanks for all you do!

All the best,
Your Exchange Social Media Team

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Dawn S. August 21, 2012 at 8:14 am

1. c. Augest 18,2012
2.b. they were on fire
3. false
4. d. wasp
5. d. May the odds be ever in your favor
6.c. Mockingjay

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Sherry H. August 5, 2012 at 10:54 am

My answers for the hunger games contest
1. C
2. B
3. False
4. D
5. D
6. C

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Eric June 27, 2012 at 9:27 pm

I like wine and grilled cheese sandwiches.

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Annette T. Z. January 27, 2012 at 8:36 am

1. a. Feb 10, 2012
2. c. Isle Esme
3. a. Rosalie
4. True
5. b. Jacob, Leah and Seth
6. False
7. d. Renesmee
8. True
9. False
10. c. Aro, Caius and Marcus

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Latasha J. September 13, 2011 at 3:28 pm

Nursery Rhyme Time Contest

By: Latasha J.

Title: Smile Smile Smile

Smile smile smile
little smile
so big so soft so wide
only you can make that smile
smile smile smile
little smile
you light up the brightest sky
to the very eye
so smile big smile wide
smile smile smile
little smile

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