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July 5, 2015


Terms and Conditions of Use

The Missouri Association for Social Welfare (referred to as “MASW” herein) welcomes the opportunity to provide information in this website to the general public. The MASW website is intended for use by the general public for viewing and retrieving information only.

Use of the MASW website signifies your agreement with its terms and conditions of use. The terms and conditions of use as well as the content of the website are subject to change at any time without prior notice.

Information Disclaimer

The content of masw.org is for general information purposes only and does not constitute advice. MASW attempts to provide content that is true and accurate as of the date of writing; however, we give no assurance or warranty regarding the accuracy, timeliness, or applicability of any of the contents. Visitors to masw.org should not act upon masw.org's content or information without first seeking appropriate professional advice.

masw.org is not intended to be a source for advice. Visitors to masw.org should always seek the advice of an appropriately qualified professional. MASW assumes no responsibility for information contained on this website and disclaims all liability in respect of such information. In addition, none of masw.org's content will form any part of any contract between us or constitute any type of offer by masw.org. Specific disclaimers may apply in addition to certain content or parts of the site.

MASW accepts no responsibility for and excludes all liability in connection with browsing this website, use of information or downloading any materials from it, including but not limited to any liability for errors, inaccuracies, omissions, or misleading or defamatory statements. The information at this website may include opinions or views which, unless expressly stated otherwise, are not necessarily those of MASW, any associated company, or any person in relation to whom they would have any liability or responsibility.

All content and information at masw.org may be modified, updated, or removed all together without prior notice.
This website is provided “as is” and MASW expressly disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied, to the extent permitted by law, including but not limited to warranties of satisfactory quality, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to the service or any materials.

MASW hereby excludes liability for any claims, losses, demands, or damages of any kind whatsoever with regard to any information, content, or services provided at our website, including but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, consequential loss or damages, compensatory damages, loss of profits, or data, or otherwise.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

Reference within this site to any specific commercial or non-commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply an endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by MASW. The views and opinions of the authors of content published at masw.org does not necessarily state or reflect the opinion of MASW or its Board of Directors, and cannot be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.
References to books, software, websites, or products as “Recommended by MASW” are specific suggestions only and do not necessarily constitute or imply an endorsement.

Disclaimer for Links to External, Third Party Websites

Links to external or third party websites are provided solely for visitors' convenience. Links taken to other sites are done so at your own risk and MASW accepts no liability for any linked sites or their content. When you access an external website, keep in mind that MASW has no control over its content.

Any link from masw.org to an external website does not imply or mean that MASW endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content or the use of such website. MASW does not give any representation regarding the quality, safety, suitability, or reliability of any external websites or any of the content or materials contained in them. It is important for users to take necessary precautions, especially to ensure appropriate safety from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other potentially destructive items.

When visiting external websites, users should review those websites' privacy policies and other terms of use to learn more about, what, why, and how they collect and use any personally identifiable information.

Content and Links Disclaimer

MASW seeks to ensure that all content and information published at this website is current and accurate. The information at masw.org does not in any way constitute legal or professional advice and MASW cannot be held liable for actions arising from its use. In addition, MASW cannot be held responsible for the contents of any externally linked pages.

Privacy Policy

MASW does NOT use any visitor information for any purpose other than to help improve the website. Visitor information, including names and e-mail addresses submitted through our website, are not ever sold or used for any other purpose. The information allows us to respond to inquiries when needed, improve our website, and ban spammers and hacking attempts.

In addition, no visitor information is available at this website or anywhere else that is publicly available.


MASW strives to provide a website that is widely accessible, user-friendly, and easy for visitors to use. If you find any problems or difficulties using this site, or if you find anything amiss, please contact our Webmaster to let us know in as much detail as possible.

On the contrary, if you find our website easy to use, we'd love to hear that, too, of course!  We welcome and appreciate your feedback and suggestions that may help us improve our website.


Updated: 06/20/2008

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