Access Counseling, Inc. Terms and Conditions


Access Counseling, Inc. ("Access Counseling") is a 501(c)3 corporation dedicated to provide personal financial education to underserved populations. Access Counseling currently uses this web site to provide: (1) Credit Counseling for persons who are contemplating filing U.S. bankruptcy proceedings; and (2) Personal Financial Management Instructional Course for persons who have filed U.S. bankruptcy proceedings. You are required to present a Credit Counseling course completion certificate in order to file for consumer bankruptcy and a Debtor Education course completion certificate in order for the Court to approve your bankruptcy petition. Access Counseling has been approved to issue certificates in compliance with the Bankruptcy Code for these Courses in the states listed on the DOJ and Alabama. Approval does not endorse or assure the quality of an Agency’s services. If you have any questions, please review the list of authorized agencies in your state as specified on the DOJ and the Alabama Bankruptcy Administrators’ websites.

These terms and conditions govern your use of this website; by using this website, you accept these terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use this website.

You must be at least 18 years of age to use this website. By using this website (and by agreeing to these terms and conditions) you warrant and represent that you are at least 18 years of age.

This website uses cookies. By using this website and agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to Access Counseling's use of cookies in accordance with the terms of Access Counseling's privacy policy / cookies policy (

License to use website

Unless otherwise stated, Access Counseling and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website. Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.

You must not:
  • republish material from this website (including republication on another website);
  • sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;
  • show any material from the website in public;
  • reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this website for a commercial purpose;
  • edit or otherwise modify any material on the website; or

Acceptable use

You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this website without Access Counseling's express written consent.

You must not use this website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.

You must not use this website for any purposes related to marketing without Access Counseling's express written consent.

Restricted access, customer account, password and security

Access to certain areas of this website is restricted. Access Counseling reserves the right to restrict access to other areas of this website, or indeed this entire website, at Access Counseling's discretion.

If Access Counseling provides you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of this website or other content or services, you must ensure that the user ID and password are kept confidential. Furthermore, you are responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account. You agree to notify Access Counseling immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach in security. Access Counseling will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your account information or password, either with or without your knowledge. You may also not use anyone else’s account number at any time.

Access Counseling may disable your user ID and password in Access Counseling's sole discretion without notice or explanation.

Third party links

Our website may contain links to third party sites. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

No warranties

This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. Access Counseling makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.

Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, Access Counseling does not warrant that:
  • this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
  • the information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.

Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, legal advice of any kind. If you require advice in relation to any legal matter you should consult a legal professional.

Limitations of liability

Access Counseling will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:

- to the extent that the website is provided free-of-charge, for any direct loss;
- for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or
- for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.

 These limitations of liability apply even if Access Counseling has been expressly advised of the potential loss.


Nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit.


By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable.

If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website and you may exit this website at any time.

Unenforceable provisions

If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.

Breaches of these terms and conditions

Without prejudice to Access Counseling's other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, Access Counseling may take such action as Access Counseling deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.

Changes and/or revisions to website terms and conditions

Access Counseling may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time. Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

Privacy Policy

We value your privacy. We therefore developed this Privacy Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. It can be found here -

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