Terms of Use

Thank you for visiting the website of the Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. and reviewing our policies. Use of our site indicates that you agree with the terms stated below.

We reserve the right to update our policies and recommend that you review this page periodically.

We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by placing a prominent notice on our site.

Privacy Policy

The only information about you that we collect is information you provide when you subscribe to receive regular updates about Vera's work or in any other way register on our site.

A cookie is a text file placed on your hard disk by a web page server to track your web use habits and collect personal information. Vera may use cookies and other technologies to enhance your online experience and to learn about how you use the Vera website in order to improve the quality of our services. Vera automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, any Vera cookie information, and the page you request.

We use the information you provide to learn about who uses our site and to send information that you request or that we believe will interest you based on your previous requests, such as upcoming Vera events or sponsorship opportunities. If you wish to unsubscribe, you can do so at any time by following the “unsubscribe” link included in each such communication.

We do not sell, transfer, or otherwise disclose your personal information to third parties for commercial purposes and do our best to protect it from loss, misuse, and alteration.

We may provide your personal information to trusted partners who work on behalf of or with Vera to help communicate with you about Vera’s work, upcoming events, and collaborations between Vera and other organizations.

We require that these parties agree to process such information based on our instructions and in compliance with appropriate confidentiality and security measures.

If you have any questions about the privacy practices on this site, please contact Vera's webmaster.

Disclaimer of Warranty and Liability

Vera does not make any express or implied warranties, representations, or endorsements whatsoever in connection with the Vera website, other websites accessed by "hyperlink," or the Internet generally (including without limitation, warranties of title or non-infringement, or the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose). You understand that, except for information, products, or services clearly identified as being supplied by Vera, Vera does not review, operate, or control any material, information, products or services on www.vera.org pages or on the Internet, including electronic transmissions from Users or materials connected to the Vera website through "hyperlinks," in any way.

Unless otherwise indicated, photographs on www.vera.org do not depict individuals or locations discussed. Photographs are chosen solely for aesthetic reasons. Other than that, the people in these pictures have no connection to Vera, or any of the topics discussed on the website.

In no event shall Vera be liable for any injury, loss, claim, damage, or any incidental or consequential damages arising either directly or indirectly out of or in any way connected with the Vera website, or any failure or delay in updating or including any materials on the Vera website, or any use of or inability to use any materials on the Vera website, even if Vera has been advised of the possibility of such damages. (Some states do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental and consequential damages, so the above exclusions may not apply to you.)