The National Cyber Security Society (NCSS)
Welcome to the National Cybersecurity Society (NCSS) website (the “Site”). The operators and owners of this Site are only NCSS personnel, whose registered office is located at, 1215 31st St. NW – #3921 Washington, DC 20027. All terms such as: “NCSS”, “we”, “our”, or “us” refers to the National Cybersecurity Society, its divisions, and affiliates. The following TERMS are a LEGAL AGREEMENT between you and the NCSS. Please read the following information carefully before continuing with NCSS website services or third-party website services affiliated with the NCSS. By accessing our website, you agree to all the terms and conditions listed hereby in these TERMS OF SERVICE. This agreement may be changed at any time and all changes will be in effect the moment those changes are posted within the new agreement.
In regard to the term “Site” we are referring to http://www.nationalcybersecuritysociety.org and all of our web locations and Internet addresses (e.g., URLs, domain names and pages) that we manage or control and use to offer and/or provide our services, including all other relating webpages. The terms listed apply to all services that are accessible via the website. The term “Service(s)” refers to any and all of the services, promotions, events, communications and/or deals and trades made available through the Site or compatible device and all the accompanying content, features, and functions as well. The NCSS and it’s affiliated partners or services, prohibit the use of copying any of our materials from our website or affiliated websites, for commercial use what so ever.
Any and all persons using the Site or any Service the NCSS provides, whether or not you are a Registered User (as defined below), may be referenced in these terms as a “user”, even if they do not make full use of the site in total, or all of our other Services, features, functions available. In regard to the words “use” or “using” we are referring to the time you or anyone decides to use our services with our without the aid of a device or instrument, this includes any and all types of interactions with our site.
REGISTRATION AND USER
“The National Cybersecurity Society”, “The NCSS”, “NCSS”, and all logos, banners, illustrations are trademarks of The NCSS, and can only be used under the permission of The NCSS. Ethical use of NCSS trademarks in any field must have written consent of approval from The NCSS. Trademarks also include copyrightable elements such as format or design of our site, as well as the “vibe and essence” of our layout. Any intellectual property accessible via our site or sites affiliated with The NCSS, are trademarks and cannot be used without NCSS consent. All other marks on the site including words, titles, phrases, names, icons, and designs may also be considered trademarks, trade names, or marks of the NCSS. If any marks on the Site are not owned by the NCSS, then they are distributed under license and owned by third parties.
THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
We may provide links to other sites on our webpages, however we are not responsible for the content on these third-party sites. We are also not liable for any transactions or relationships you may have with any of our suppliers, advertisers, licensors, donors, vendors, education providers, internet service providers, operational service providers, promotional partners, sponsors or any other person, firm or enterprise the NCSS has affiliation with, and users should reference those third parties’ Terms in respect to the issue at hand.
In compliance with FTC guidelines, please assume the following about all website links, posts, and references from our affiliates/partners.
Any/all of the links on our website are affiliate links which we have found useful for small businesses in implementing cybersecurity best practices. The NCSS does not receive a commission from the sale of any affiliate product or service. In some cases, our partners have provided a discount to our members, or provided a small donation to help build out the website.
DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
The material and information contained on this website is for educational purposes only. It is intended to help small businesses learn about appropriate cybersecurity best practices. Your company should not rely upon this material to form the basis of any legal or regulatory decisions concerning compliance with regulation or statute. In the event of a data breach or cyber incident, we recommend you contact an attorney with cybersecurity expertise to advise your company on appropriate incident handling and data notification procedures.
As a NCSS member, you can utilize our “Ask-an-Expert” service to request guidance on a particular technical issue or topic. However, the NCSS cannot be held responsible for misinterpretation or misapplication of the advice given. Any decisions you make on the guidance given or the material on our website is your responsibility and the NCSS cannot be held liable for anything you choose to do. Any reliance you place on such material is therefore strictly at your own risk.
While we have made every attempt to ensure that the information in this site has been obtained from reliable sources, the NCSS is not responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the results obtained from the use of this information. All information on this site is provided “as-is” with no guarantee of completeness, accuracy, timeliness or of the results obtained from the use of this information, and without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to warranties of performance, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. In no event will the NCSS its related partners, directors, affiliates, volunteers or employees therefor be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken in reliance on the information in this site or for any consequential, special or similar damages, even if advised of such damages.