Terms of Use

SPARC is a project of AEquitas, a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. SPARC is supported by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed on this Web site and in the publications and materials available on this Web site are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Department of Justice or its components.

Provided below are the legal policies that you must follow when using the SPARC site. Please be sure to read these policies carefully, especially the disclaimers and limitations on liability, since your use of the site constitutes your understanding and acceptance of these terms of use for the site. Please note that we may change this policy at any time, and you are responsible for checking these terms periodically for changes. These policies apply only to the SPARC site; therefore, once you link to another site, you are subject to the policies of the new site.

Use of Materials

SPARC holds the copyrights to the publications, Web pages, and other content on this site, but encourages limited duplication of these materials for noncommercial purposes, provided that any copies retain the original copyright notices. Proper citation to SPARC as the source of the information is requested, as appropriate. Modification of the content is prohibited, however, and you may not republish publications or Web pages, post them on servers, or redistribute them to lists, without the prior permission of SPARC.

To request permission to publish, please contact:
Jennifer Landhuis, Director
1000 Vermont Ave NW, Suite 1010
Washington, DC 20005
P: (202) 558-0040 | F: (202) 393-1918

Limitation of Liability and Disclaimer

While SPARC strives to make the information on this Web site as timely and accurate as possible, AEquitas makes no claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or adequacy of the contents of this site, and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this site or any loss or damages resulting from the use of, or inability to use, this Web site, regardless of the basis upon which liability has been claimed, even if AEquitas has been advised of the possibility of such loss or damages. NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, IMPLIED, EXPRESSED, OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR FREEDOM FROM COMPUTER VIRUS, IS GIVEN WITH RESPECT TO THE CONTENTS OF THIS WEB SITE OR ITS LINKS TO OTHER INTERNET RESOURCES.

No Legal Advice

The information appearing on this Web site is for general informational purposes only and is not intended to provide legal advice to any individual or entity. We urge you to consult with your own legal advisor before taking any action based on information appearing on this site or any site to which it may be linked.

No Endorsements

Reference in this site to any specific commercial product, process, or service, or the use of any trade, firm, or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the public, and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by SPARC.

Links to Third Party Web sites

The information posted on the SPARC site includes hypertext links or pointers to information created and maintained by other public and/or private organizations. SPARC provides these links and pointers solely for your information and convenience. When you select a link to an outside Web site, you are subject to the privacy, copyright, security, and information quality policies of that Web site. AEquitas:

  1. DOES NOT control or guarantee the accuracy, legality, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of information contained on a linked Web site;
  2. DOES NOT endorse linked Web sites, the views they express, or the products/services they offer;
  3. CANNOT authorize the copying or use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites;
  4. IS NOT responsible for transmissions users receive from linked Web sites;

If you find a link that does not work please e-mail the AEquitas Webmaster at info@stalkingawareness.org.

Links from Third Party Web sites

Links to the SPARC Web site are permitted, preferably to its home page. The fact that a Web site links to the SPARC site does not indicate that SPARC has any responsibility for the content of that site, nor does it constitute an endorsement of that site by SPARC.