By using the website, you are agreeing to these Terms of Use and the Cohorts Privacy Policy.  We may occasionally change the features and content found on this website, and our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy may be modified from time to time.  Please revisit these Terms of Use periodically, and review our Privacy Policy each time you submit any personally identifiable information via this website.

What Is Cohorts?

Cohorts is a tool used to recruit, manage, and reward individuals ("Cohorts Members") who agree to test and/or provide feedback to assist in the development of software created by Ad Hoc LLC, a software development company.  Ad Hoc is focused on delivering and operating fast, stable, and well-designed services on behalf of U.S. federal and state government that enables agencies to provide transactional and informational services to consumers. Ad Hoc collaborates closely with government partners to deliver software that actually works.

Your Responsibilities When Using This Website

It is your responsibility when you visit our website to review, understand, and abide by these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy.  You agree that any information submitted by you via this website is accurate, and that any materials you submit via this website do not violate the copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents or other intellectual property rights of others, and are not offensive, harassing, or defamatory to any person.

If you register on this website, you agree to keep your username and password and any other login credentials confidential, and understand that you are responsible for any misuse of your account.  If you have reason to believe your username, password, or any other login credentials have been compromised or misused, you must notify us immediately at [CONFIRM ADDRESS].  Your account and/or your username and password and any other login credentials may be disabled or deleted at any time, for any reason, in our sole discretion, without notice to you.

Use By Children

This website is not intended for use by children, and no one under the age of thirteen (13) is permitted to submit any information via this website.

Reservation of Intellectual Property Rights

This website is offered for the purpose of enabling us to recruit, manage, and reward individuals ("Cohorts Members") who agree to provide feedback to assist in the development of software created by Ad Hoc LLC, and may not be used for any other purpose, except as may be provided in a separate, written, signed and dated license agreement. By using this website, you do not obtain any rights in the code, content, or format of this website, nor in the Cohorts service, and you grant Cohorts and Ad Hoc LLC an irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free license to use and distribute any information you elect to submit to us via this website.

Third Party APIs

Our website incorporates forms built using the Wufoo API, and Wufoo and its parent SurveyMonkey conduct automated tracking regarding their users.  Please refer to the Wufoo Privacy Statement and SurveyMonkey Privacy Policy. Our website uses Mailchimp for mail management and Twilio for text-based communications and information collection. Please refer to the Mailchimp Privacy Policy and Twilio Privacy Policy.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

Cohorts and Ad Hoc LLC use commercially reasonable measures to ensure this website is free of malware, but make NO WARRANTIES and expressly disclaim any liability for injury or damage to any person’s computer or device related to or resulting from use of this website.  Cohorts and Ad Hoc LLC also make NO WARRANTY as to the availability, usability, or reliability of this website, and expressly disclaim any liability for loss of revenues, rewards, data, or opportunities resulting from or related to any failure or unavailability of  We reserve the right to discontinue this website without notice, at any time.

Venue; Applicable Law

By using our website, you agree that the laws of the state of Maryland shall apply, and you and we consent to venue and personal jurisdiction in the federal and state courts in Maryland, should any disputes resulting from of or relating to your use of this website arise.