Terms & Conditions

Please read the following statement carefully. By accessing the International Organization for Adolescents (IOFA) website, you agree to be bound by the following Terms of Use:


Copyright of the text contained in this website is owned by IOFA unless otherwise credited. Any use of text from this site should include the following notice: © 2014 IOFA. The text materials in the website may be used, downloaded, reproduced or reprinted provided that 1) the materials are not modified in any way, 2) consent from IOFA is sought via the Contact Us form, and 3) that appropriate acknowledgment appears in all copies. Such use, download, reproduction or reprint must be for noncommercial educational or personal use only. You may not use or misrepresent our name, logos,  trademarks, other intellectual property or materials for your own use or to imply endorsement, sponsorship or affiliation with IOFA in any manner.

Publications contained in this website are either published by IOFA or our funders. Appropriate copyright applies. Publications on the website may be used, downloaded, reproduced or reprinted provided that the materials are not modified in any way and that appropriate acknowledgment appears in all copies. Such use, download, reproduction or reprint must be for noncommercial, educational or personal use only.

All rights in photographs, illustrations, artworks, and other graphic materials are reserved to IOFA and/or the copyright owners. Prior permission to use, reproduce, or reprint any photograph, illustration, artwork, or other graphic material must be obtained from the copyright owner, regardless of intended use.

Notice of Procedure for Claims of Infringement

If an author, artist, photographer or organization believes his/her/its work is being misrepresented or wrongfully appears on this site, please send an inquiry via the Contact Us form. Include signature of the person authorized to act; description of the copyrighted work or intellectual property; description of where the material is on this website; contact information; and a statement, under penalty of perjury, that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner. IOFA maintains the right to cease and desist using the item in question on the website without further reparation.


Links to other websites with related information are provided solely as a convenience to users of the IOFA website. IOFA makes no guarantees as to the content of those sites. The linked sites are not under IOFA supervision and it is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or link containing a linked site.

If you link to the IOFA website, your website:

Should not imply that IOFA is endorsing you or your products.
Should not imply an affiliation between your organization and IOFA without prior written consent of IOFA.
Should not misrepresent your relationship with IOFA or present false or misleading impressions about IOFA activities, publications, programs or services.
Should not contain materials that may be interpreted as distasteful or offensive.
Should have materials appropriate for all ages.

Before linking to the IOFA website, please contact our web administrator via the Contact Us form.

Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

All content provided on this website is for informational purposes only. While IOFA takes steps to ensure quality, we cannot guarantee the accuracy, currency or completeness of any information on the site. IOFA is not responsible for the direct, indirect, consequential or incidental damages of any sort arising from accessing or using the site or reliance on the information available on the site.

Accessing this site or downloading materials is done at your own risk. Although IOFA takes precautions, it does not guarantee the availability of this site or that materials from this site are free from destructive features, such as viruses, worms or trojan horses. IOFA shall not be liable for any damages, harm to computer systems or loss of data resulting from accessing or downloading any materials.

Governing Law

This website is controlled by the International Organization for Adolescents, which is headquartered in the State of Illinois, United States of America. You and IOFA agree that the statutes and laws of the State of Illinois, without regard to conflicts of law principles thereof, will apply to all matters arising from or relating to use of this website.

Terms of Use last updated December 2014