TERMS OF SERVICE AND RULES
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The owners of this site reserve the right to remove or edit any information for any reason.
WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
The http://www.thechurchofchrist.ws (herein also referred to as The Church of Christ Website, Website, Site and Community) is an online information service provided by its owners and is subject to your compliance with the terms and conditions set forth below. PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE SITE. By registering at this site, you are agreeing to these terms and conditions.
Please read this page carefully. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS STATED HERE, DO NOT USE THE WEBSITE.
This page states the terms and conditions under which you may use the Site.
This Site reserves the right to change terms and conditions applicable to the Site, or to impose new terms and conditions. Such modifications or additions shall be effective immediately upon notice to each client. Notice may be given by any reasonable means including, but not limited to, posting a revised version of this Agreement on the Internet or notification by electronic mail. Any use of the Site after such notice shall conclusively be deemed to constitute acceptance by you of such modifications, additions, or deletions. You have the responsibility to periodically review the posted terms and conditions to be aware of such revisions.
Section 1. Use of Material, Copyright
The Church of Christ Website authorizes you to view, copy, and print a single copy of material on this Site solely for your personal, non-commercial use. Special rules may apply to the use of certain software and other items provided on the Site. Please refer to those copyright terms and conditions.
As a user, you agree to use the services offered by this Site in a manner consistent with all applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. No material shall be stored or transmitted which infringes or violates the rights of others, which is unlawful, obscene, profane, indecent or otherwise objectionable, threatening, defamatory, or invasive of privacy or publicity rights. This Site prohibits conduct that might constitute a criminal offense and it prohibits conduct that gives rise to civil liability or otherwise violates any law. Any activity that restricts or inhibits any other user from using the services of this site is also prohibited. Unless allowed by a written agreement, you may not provide or transmit advertising or commercial solicitation on the Site.
The contents of the Site, such as text, graphics, images and other material ("Material"), are protected by U.S. and foreign copyright and trademark law. Unauthorized use of the Material may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. You must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original Material on any copy you make of the Material. You may not sell or modify the Material or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the Material in any way for any public or commercial purpose. The use of the Material on any other Website or in a networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited.
If you violate any of the terms or conditions, your permission to use the Material automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of the Material.
Section 2. The Church of Christ’s Liability
The Material may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. This Site makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the Material or about the results to be obtained from using the Site or the Material. Use of the Site and the Material is at your own risk. Changes are periodically made to the Site, and may be made at any time.
The Church of Christ Website DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR THAT THE SITE AND ITS SERVER ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES AND OTHER HARMFUL GOODS OR CONDITIONS. IF YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR THE MATERIAL RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR DATA, The Church of Christ Website IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE COSTS. THE SITE AND MATERIAL ARE PROVIDED ON AN 'AS IS' BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. The Church of Christ Website and its owners, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES RIGHTS, AND THE WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. The Church of Christ Website and its owners MAKE NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE MATERIAL, SERVICES, SOFTWARE TEXT, GRAPHICS, AND LINKS.
Section 3. Disclaimer of Consequential Damages.
IN NO EVENT SHALL The Church of Christ Website and its owners, OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED AT THE SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE AND THE MATERIAL, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT The Church of Christ Website and its owners IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Section 4. User Accounts and Submissions.
Any communication which you provide to the Site or transmit to The Church of Christ Website and its owners, or to the Site by e-mail, private message (PM), public post and/or other medium can be used by this Site on a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, nonexclusive license with the right to reproduce, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display the communication alone or as part of other works in any form, media, or technology whether now known or hereafter developed, and to sublicense such rights through multiple tiers of sublicenses. This Site may use the information it obtains relating to you, including your IP address, name, mailing address, email address and use of the Site, for its internal purposes and security procedures.
We do not necessarily delete accounts, posts or other content provided on our community, although we reserve the right to do so. If you no longer wish to participate on this Site, disable all email notifications in your account options and stop participating. If you wish to no longer be identified with this Site, we will be glad to remove your email account information and first/last name from your profile in an effort to remove certain identifying characteristics of your real identity. We will not delete or change your username, unless we deem it is necessary. It is reasonable to suggest that after account modification of this nature, you will no longer be able to participate in this community and this action is not reversible.
All member-submitted content, including but not limited to forum postings, group postings, blog postings, photographs, images, videos, links, etc, is granted to The Church of Christ Website with perpetual electronic publishing rights. Any content provided on this Site becomes a part of the Site, even if you no longer are. Your ability to edit or delete information provided by you may also be denied or time-limited, depending on how the administrator has set up the site. You may request an item to be removed at any time, but we will decide when and if to remove content from this Site.
As a user of the Site, you are responsible for your own communications and are responsible for the consequences of the information you provide. You must not do the following things: provide information or material that is copyrighted, unless you are the copyright owner or have the permission of the copyright owner to provide it; provide information or material that reveals trade secrets, unless you own them or have the permission of the owner; provide information or material that infringes on any other intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others; provide information or material that is obscene, profane, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, or embarrassing to another user of the Site or any other person or entity; provide sexually-explicit images; provide advertisements or solicitations of business; provide chain letters or pyramid schemes; or impersonate another person.
The Church of Christ Website does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any communications provided by other users of the Site or endorse any opinions expressed by users of the Site. You acknowledge that any reliance on material provided by other users of the Site will be at your own risk.
The Church of Christ Website does not screen communications in advance and is not responsible for screening or monitoring material provided by users of the Site. If observed by The Church of Christ Website or notified by a user of communications which allegedly do not conform to this agreement, The Church of Christ Website may investigate the allegation and determine in good faith and its sole discretion whether to remove or request the removal of the communication. The Church of Christ Website has no liability or responsibility to users of the Site for performance or nonperformance of such activities. The Church of Christ Website reserves the right to expel users of the Site and prevent their further access to the Site for violating this agreement or any law or regulation, and also reserves the right to remove communications which are abusive, illegal, or disruptive.
Section 5. Links to Other Sites.
The Site contains links to third party websites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by The Church of Christ Website of the contents on such third-party websites. The Church of Christ Website is not responsible for the content of linked third-party websites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of material on such third party websites. If you decide to access linked third-party websites, you do so at your own risk. The Church of Christ Website reserved the right edit or delete any provide link at its discretion.
Section 6. Software Licenses.
Any and all Software that may be made available for downloading from the Site is protected by copyright and may be protected by other rights. The use of such software is governed by the terms of the software license agreement or designated "Legal Notice" accompanying such Software ("License Agreement"). The downloading and use of such Software is conditioned on your agreement to be bound by the terms of the License Agreement.
Section 7. Limitation of Liability
Unless otherwise expressly provided in a Software License or Legal Notice, the aggregate liability for The Church of Christ Website to you for all claims arising from the use of the Materials (including Software) is limited to $100.
Section 8. Indemnity.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless The Church of Christ Website, its owners, officers, directors, employees, agents, administrators and moderators from and against any claims, actions or demands, including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, alleging or resulting from your use of the Material (including Software) or your violation of the terms or conditions of this agreement.
Section 9. Export Control.
The United States controls the export of products and information. You agree to comply with such restrictions and not to export or re-export the Materials (including Software) to countries or persons prohibited under the export control laws. By downloading the Materials (including Software), you are agreeing that you are not in a country where such export is prohibited or are a person or entity to which such export is prohibited. You are responsible for compliance with the laws of your local jurisdiction regarding the import, export, or re-export of the Materials (including Software).
Section 10. User Information.
The Church of Christ Website may use the information it obtains relating to you, including your IP address, name, mailing address, email address and use of the Site, for its internal purposes and security procedures.
Section 11. General
The Site is based in the United States. The Church of Christ Website makes no claims that the Materials are appropriate or may be downloadable outside of the United States. Access to the Materials (including Software) may not be legal by certain persons in certain countries. If you access the Site from outside of the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction. This agreement is governed by internal substantive laws of the United States, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. If any provision of this agreement is found invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of this agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of this agreement shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term. Except as expressly provided in a particular "Legal Notice" or Software License or Material on particular pages of the Site, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and The Church of Christ Website with respect to the use of the Site. Any changes to this agreement must be made in writing, signed by an authorized by an owner of The Church of Christ Website.