Terms and Conditions
Welcome to the site www.greencardbureau.org (following: “the site”), the site managed by MarkSpire LTD. (following: “the site operator“).
Use of the Site indicates your agreement to these terms. The conditions are formulated in the feminine form for convenience only, and of course they relate to men as well.
These terms apply to the use of the site and the services included in it through any communications device (such as cellular phones, PDAs, etc.). They also apply to the use of the Site, whether through the Internet or through any network or other means of communication.
The term User is subject to all the Users and/or readers that are using this Website. (Hereinafter: “The User “).
The term “Products” means use of the Software and any of the Site Operator’s products or any other services available through the Site (Hereinafter: “The Products “).
The term “Software” means the Site Operator’s software. (Hereinafter: “The Software “).
The term “Intellectual Property” means any and all intellectual property rights, including copyrights, distribution rights, trade secrets, trademarks and any intellectual property of any kind, including, inter alia, website design, images, graphic files, applications, computer code, text, patent applications and patent disclosures and / or all other material. . (Hereinafter: “Intellectual Property “).
The terms “Application” refers to the User’s information including photos and the information of his family members that provided to the Site, the information is required by the US Government for the US Diversity Visa Lottery (DV-Lottery) Program. (Hereinafter: “The Application “).
The user’s statement and the right to use the site:
By using the Site and/or Services, you represent and warrant that (a) any and all information you submit is truthful and accurate; (b) you are 18 years of age or older, and (c) your use of the Site and/or Services does not violate any applicable law or regulation or any obligation.
The User declares that he is fully aware to the fact that the Site and/or the Site Operator are not a government agency or government organization. The Site and/or the Site Operator are a private company providing value added paid services for visa programs in certain jurisdictions.
The Site and/or the Site Operator are not part of the US State Department or the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The Site’s Operator does not guarantee that you will receive a visa in any jurisdiction.
The User hereby agrees to use electronic agreements in order to enter into contracts, to delivery or acceptance of notices and verifying the policies through the Site.
By using the Site the User declares that he is authorize by any law applicable, including, any law regarding limitation on entering into agreements or using the Sites.
The User acknowledges that it is own responsibility to make sure that the information he provide is accurate and current, and to update the information and/or photo(s) contained in his application.
If any changes occur, before the Site submits the User’s application to the DV-Lottery Program on his behalf during the annual registration period, the dates of which are determined and announced by the US Department of State. Soon after the User’s application has been successfully submitted to the DV-Lottery Program, the Site will provide the User with his official Confirmation Number.
The Site will also promptly inform the User if his application is randomly selected in the DV-Lottery so that he may have the opportunity to continue the US immigration procedure.
The contents of the site:
In addition to the services on the site, the site will also include articles, texts, pictures, and other information (hereinafter: the “Contents”).
The content is offered to the user for personal and non-commercial use and to the extent permitted by the fair use rules according to law.
The content is offered to the user for viewing only on loan, for personal and non-commercial use.
Purchase through the website:
The Services and /or Products offered through the Site require payment to the Site.
Payment of all fees and charges to the Site, are made by a valid credit card and/or any other ways of payment (hereinafter “Paid Products”).
Subject to the terms and conditions, the payment will use the Software to prepare a Green Card Lottery application. The payments will not be used to prepare immigration forms, or professional letters.
In any case of suspected or fraudulent payment, including use of stolen credit cards, or any other fraudulent activity (including any charge-back or other reversal of a payment), the Site Operator reserves the right to block a user’s account and reverse any refund made, if any. The Site Operator shall be entitled to inform any relevant authorities or entities (including credit reference agencies) of any payment fraud or otherwise unlawful activity, and may employ collection services to recover payments.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Site Operator reserves the right to determine payment arrangements and / or other means of payment as it chooses at its sole discretion, including arrangements for payments by various means from a credit card.
The site operator reserves the right to terminate and / or change the payment method at the site at its sole discretion and at any time as it deems fit.
The user hereby declares that the personal information he submits to the site or makes use of the website is correct, accurate, up-to-date and complete information regarding his personal identity.
It is strictly forbidden to use another person’s personal information and / or impersonate another person.
It is the User’s sole responsible for providing with the complete and accurate information.
The Site Operator is not responsible for any applications filed incorrectly, submitted by the User or his failure to provide with the required information or for rejected applications due to incorrect information submitted by the User.
Please note that the Site Operator does not guarantee that any or all of the applications will be accepted and or does he make any guarantees to the results of the applications.
By providing your application information and photo(s), the User provides to the Site Operator the authorization to provide the Services to him. It is the User’s responsibility to make sure that all of his application details are correct including the photo(s) for each person in is application before the Site will submit his application to the relevant government agency on his behalf.
The application must contain all the required details and photo(s) for each person before his application is submitted to the appropriate government agency. If the User has provided the required information and photo(s) for his application before the submission deadline, it is the User’s responsibility to update the information in his application as necessary so that all of the required details in his application will be accurate when submitted.
Pricing & Refund Policy
The prices represent fees payable to the Site for the Services, Products and/or Software provided to the User.
Any additional fees (if any) are payable by the User to the relevant entity, as required. These additional fees are not included in the prices at the Site and must be paid separately.
The fees charged by the Site are handling fees only, they do not include governmental registration fees, and as such fees will be paid solely by the User.
The Site reserves the right to cancel any Services ordered if payment is not timely received. The Site will deduct charges and taxes from payable amounts, as required by law.
Fees paid to the Site Operator are non-refundable.
However, the User may ask to consider his request for a refund, in case that he did not fill the application form, in such case, it is the sole discretion of the Site Operator and in any case shall not exceed the amount paid by the User . In any manner no refund request will be considered after the User filled his application.
Limitations of the Site Operator:
The site operator will not be responsible for the accuracy and accuracy of the content displayed on the site, whether the contents belong to the site operator and / or contents that belong to a third side.
The Site Operator shall not be liable for any damage of any kind that will not be caused and / or caused to the User and / or to a third side in respect of the contents displayed on the Site.
The site operator will not be responsible for the user’s interaction with advertisers on the site.The site operator is not obligated, in any way whatsoever, to maintain any variety of content and courses on the site.
The Site and all displayed herein may be used without warranty of any kind, either express or implied.
All content displayed on the site is not a substitute for advice by professionals in any field and subject that are presented on the site. The site is offer to the public “As is”.
The Site Operator shall not be responsible for adapting the Site to the User’s needs, nor for the inability to use the Services through the Site, as detailed above.
The site operator does not guarantee that the service provided on the site will not be interrupted, will be provided without interruption, and will be immune to illegal access to the website’s computers, damages, malfunctions, malfunctions, failures in the hardware, software or communication lines of the site or any of its suppliers, And shall not be responsible for any direct or indirect damage, aggravation, etc., caused to the user or his property as a result thereof.
Without prejudice to all of the above, the operator of the site will not incur any damage exceeding the price of the content ordered and paid until that time by the user.
Please note that at any time, and upon the approval of the US Congress, the US Government has the authority to cancel the Diversity Visa Lottery Program. The Site shall not be held responsible in case the US Congress or the US Government (or one of its Agencies) cancels, suspends, prohibits or otherwise prevents (the “Prevention Announcement”) the Diversity Visa Lottery Program or the use of the Sit’s Offered Services and/or Products, or otherwise, for reasons beyond the Site’s control, and will not provide refund for payments that were made prior to any such Prevention Announcement.
The User understands that the Diversity Visa Lottery Program is a lottery and, therefore, there is no guarantee of being selected as a winner. All applications submitted, as well as applications submitted through the use of the Offered Services, Products and/or Software, receive an equal opportunity.
The Site is not involved in any way in the selection of winners. Choosing the Site’s Services and/or Products does not guarantee a better or expedited handling.
Applications submitted after the Site Operator submission period will automatically be processed for the next lottery.
Any of the Site’s services or products is provided as is; the Site and any of its owners, do not, either expressed, implied or statutory, make any warranties, claims or representations, including, without limitation, warranties of quality, performance, non-infringement, merchantability, or fitness for use or a particular purpose.
The Site and any of its owners, do not represent or warrant that the Site’s offered products will always be available, accessible, uninterrupted, timely, secure, accurate, complete and error-free or any success or acceptance of a visa through any of the Site’s.
Third-side advertisements, links and references on the Site:
The Site Operator or anyone acting on its behalf shall not be responsible for any advertising content or other commercial information published on the Site.
Advertising on the site is not a recommendation and / or opinion or expression of opinion or encouragement or solicitation, on the part of the site operator and in fact any decision regarding the use of economic content found by the user on the site, will be done at the sole responsibility of the user only.
The site may contain links and / or references to other websites and / or sources of information and / or to entities and / or organizations and / or other companies (“Links”).
The site operator does not guarantee that all links found on the site will be valid and will lead to an active website.
Certain link on the site does not indicate that the content of the linked site is reliable, complete or up-to-date, and the site operator will not bear any liability in connection therewith.
The site operator will not be responsible for the contents, data or visual elements to which the links lead, and is not responsible for any result of using them or relying on them.
All communications between the user and third parties to which the links lead will be conducted with those third parties only, under his responsibility and / or their responsibility only, and the site operator shall have no responsibility and / or obligation in connection with such engagement.
The site operator may remove links from the site in the past, or refrain from adding new links – all at its absolute discretion.
Without derogating from the above, the site operator is not responsible for any damage – indirect or direct – caused to the user or his property as a result of the use or reliance on the information and content appearing on the sites accessed by him or through use or link existing on the site and / or for use or reliance on information and content published Site by third parties
Termination of use and indemnity:
The site operator may, at its discretion, terminate the activity of any user of the site’s services, including by blocking the IP number, if he fails to comply with any of the terms of this agreement.
The user will indemnify the site operator for any claim, and / or demand and / or damage and / or loss, loss of profit, payment or expense, including interest payments and payment of reasonable fees to attorneys and legal expenses incurred by the site operator and / or By the user as a result of the user failing to comply with the provisions of these regulations and / or violating any legal provisions and / or third side rights and / or as a result of the information, details or files that the user has submitted for publication and / or as a result of the user’s failures, As expressed directly and / or indirectly.
The site operator does not guarantee that the site will not be closed and / or that the activity in it will not be terminated temporarily or permanently and reserves the right to close the site and / or its activity at any time at its sole discretion.
Without derogating from the aforesaid, if factors and / or events that are not under the control of the site operator, including communication and computer failures and force majeure events, will delay and / or prevent the transaction from being fully or partially fulfilled and / or the supply of the product that is the subject of the transaction And / or if there are changes in the tax rates and / or levies and / or fees and / or other payments applicable to the products between the publication date of the product and the planned delivery date according to the terms of purchase of the product, the site operator may announce the cancellation of the purchase, And in such cases the user’s credit card will not be charged for the transaction and / or if he is charged – will be refunded.
Transfer of rights and obligations:
In the above case, the user information in the possession of the site’s management will be transferred to the third side, who will receive the rights on the site, and the user agrees in advance
The user agrees not to make any illegal use of the site and any use contrary to the following terms, including use that may harm or disable the site or harm the user experience of other users of the site.
The User agrees not to obtain or attempt to obtain information or material contained in the Site by any means other than the means provided by the Site to its users, nor to collect any information about other users without their consent.
The User may not assign, sublicense or transfer in any other manner or in any manner whatsoever any of his rights or obligations under this Agreement on his own initiative, without the prior written consent of the Operator of the Site. The site’s operator hereby announces that its policy is to oppose the assignment of rights and obligations of users, at the initiative of the users, and therefore it is most likely that it will not approve a request from customers to do so.
All intellectual property rights in the content appearing on the Site, including copyrights, distribution rights, trade secrets, trademarks and any intellectual property of any kind, including, inter alia, website design, images, graphic files, applications, computer code, text and / or all Other material, belong to the operator of a website or to a third side that allowed the site to use it.
By no means entering the site or purchasing services and/or products intending to grant any license and / or right to the contents of the site and / or part thereof and / or the site code and / or content.
No part of this content may be reproduced and / or reproduced in whole or in part, publicly displayed, distributed, publicly made, transferred to the public domain, modified, processed or created, sold or rented by any media and / And / or broadcast and / or broadcast and / or publicize and / or create derivative works, and / or assign and / or license and / or make any commercial use of any part of the Site and / or Content, directly or indirectly, including By way of connection to other receiving equipment (physical, wireless or otherwise), or in any other manner without the prior written consent of the site operator, any use of the above contents and trademarks appearing on the site And / or logo of the site without permission from the site operator.The site is for personal use and cannot be used commercially.
The User undertakes not to infringe in any way on the copyright of the Site’s management, whether directly or indirectly, whether in return or not.
The user undertakes not to take any action, whether directly or indirectly, that may harm property rights.
Any use that infringes the copyright and / or intellectual property rights as stated above will serve as grounds for closing the user’s account without any prior notice, and the user will bear all the expenses that will cause the site operator and / or the users of the site himself / The User Account, without derogating from any other remedy due to the Site Operator by virtue of an agreement and / or by virtue of the law.
It should also be clarified that there may be content that does not necessarily belong to the operator of the site, but the site operator has been given permission to make commercial use of the license by law. All of in the written context of intellectual property as set forth above shall apply to these contents as well.
Clarification of Disputes and Jurisdiction:
The User agrees that all disputes relating to the use of the Site will be governed by the law of the United States exclusively.
Any shall be brought exclusively in the courts of the United States.
Any claim against the Site must be brought within one (1) year of the date such cause of claim arose.
The service operates on the Internet and therefore naturally depends on various factors such as infrastructure providers, communications providers, server health, storage and the like, which may be damaged, stop operating and be damaged due to various factors. The Site Operator makes no representations or warranties regarding the correctness of the Website’s activity and / or operation without interference and / or malfunctions and / or is immune to illegal access to the Service Computers, damages, malfunctions, failures in the hardware, software or communications lines of the Service or any other cause, and the service shall not be liable for any direct or indirect damage, aggravation, etc. caused to you or your property as a result thereof.
The computer records of the site regarding the actions taken through the site will constitute prima facie evidence of the correctness of the actions.
Unless the user proves otherwise, any content ordering according to the user’s identification information will be considered an action performed by the user himself.
Activity hours and customer service:
The customer service activity will be available from Monday – Friday from 10AM – 6PM, according to EDT time, and 24/6 through email communication (not including Sundays). By sending a message at the ‘contact us’ page and/or by sending a message to the following e-mail: [email protected]