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Christian Church Today Use Agreement

Welcome to this Web site sponsored by Ethur (collectively, “we,” “us” or “our”). On each occasion that you access this Web site or any portion thereof (the “Site”), you agree to the terms and conditions of this Use Agreement, as may be amended, restated or otherwise modified from time to time (this “Agreement”). Accordingly, you should carefully and completely review this Agreement before you access or use the Site. If you do not agree with all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement, you are not authorized to access or use the Site.

General


The Site provides a means for interested persons to obtain general and specific information related to Christian churches. The Site is free to individuals who agree to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. Some of the functionalities of the Site include the following:

  • Information provided by us and/or third parties;
  • Communication tools for individuals to exchange and share their relevant ideas and information (collectively, the “Forums”);
  • Information about events offered by us and/or third parties;
  • Information about jobs and/or other opportunities offered by us and/or third parties; and,
  • Links to churches, church-related organizations, and their websites and resources.

Registration


To use some of the functionalities offered by the Site, you must first register as a member of the Site. To register, you must be an individual person (age limitations may apply with respect to certain functionalities provided by the Site or as may be required by your applicable country, state or other jurisdiction) and provide a name, password, valid email address and such other information as we may require. Only one username may be maintained by an individual. You should safeguard your password and not share your password with others. You are fully responsible for all uses of the Site and all materials, file, data and other information supplied using your username. You must not (i) register under or use another person’s name or information or (ii) choose a username that we determine, in our sole and absolute discretion, to be in violation of this Agreement, offensive, misleading, or otherwise inappropriate. We reserve the right to reject your registration or terminate your privilege to use the Site at any time for any reason in our sole and absolute discretion.

You will have the following options for changing information that you provide in your registration or member profile:

  1. You can login with your username and password to change any information in your profile.
  2. In case you lose or cannot remember your password, you can send an email to webmaster@ChristianChurchToday.com. Your password or a new password will be sent to your email address provided in your profile.

Third-Party Matters


The Site may include information supplied to us by third-parties for inclusion on the Site, which may include information about potential relationships and/or transactions between you and a third party, such as the ability for you to register for events offered by third parties and information about jobs or other opportunities offered by third parties (collectively, “Third-Party Matters”). We are not responsible for the availability, accurateness or completeness of any Third-Party Matter. We do not endorse and are not responsible or liable for any content, product, service, resource, advertising, materials, data or other information provided in connection with any Third-Party Matter. We shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any claims, suit, demands, controversies, disputes, liabilities, losses, expenses, costs and/or damages (collectively, “Claims”) caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with any Third-Party Matter.

In connection with your access or use of the Site with respect to all Third-Party Matters: (i) each Third-Party Matter shall be directly between you and the third-party; (ii) we are not and shall not be a party to any Third-Party Matter; (iii) we do not owe and we do not purport to owe any fiduciary duty to or have any other special relationship with any party thereto; and (iv) we have no control over any Third-Party Matter. To the extent that you have any questions, concerns or disputes with respect to any Third-Party Matter, you should deal directly with the third-party provider. WE DISCLAIM ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH ANY THIRD-PARTY MATTER.

Privacy Policy


We will collect and process information about you and other visitors to the Site as permitted by law. We reserve the right to use all such information to the extent permitted by applicable law. If you do not want to receive marketing inquiries from us, please let us know by contacting us as indicated below.

Cookies must be turned on in your browser in order to access and use certain portions of the Site. Cookies are used here to hold your username and password and viewing options, allowing you to login.

Neither we nor any of our affiliates, including, without limitation, the administrators of the Site or moderators of any Forums, are responsible for the privacy practices of any third party, including, without limitation, other members. All postings, materials, data and other information that are disclosed in any Forum (collectively, “Postings”) become available public information. Accordingly, you should exercise caution before posting or otherwise providing any of your personal information in any Postings or to any person in any Forums. We recommend that you not disclose any personal information, including your full name, email address, street address, phone number or user password, in any Postings or to any person in any Forums. You should be aware that disclosure of such information may create safety issues and may result in solicitations from unauthorized persons, spam or other unsolicited communications. WE DISCLAIM ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR DISCLOSURE OF ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION, OR ANY OTHER INFORMATION, IN ANY FORUM OR POSTINGS.

We will not disclose a member’s personal information that you provide in the registration process in any Forum or Postings, except your first name, unless you authorize us to do so. Authorization shall deem to have been granted if you provide contact information on the Site relative to job postings (as an offerer or seeker) or other portions of the Site which may encourage offline interaction between users or a user and a third party. If you provide information in connection with a Third-Party Matter on or through the Site, we will disclose and forward such information to the applicable third-party provider.

User Conduct


General. Your access and use of the Site must be in compliance with this Agreement. You may not access or use the Site for any purpose other than lawful and legitimate purposes for which the Site is intended. We reserve the right to reject your registration or terminate your privilege to use the Site at any time for any reason in our sole and absolute discretion.

You must interact with other users in a generally civil manner. All Postings should have a family-oriented or “G-rated” content. If we provide written or verbal communication to you (other than communication that we may post on the Site), you must treat such communications confidential and you shall not post those communications on the Site or elsewhere on the Internet. In connection with your access and use of the Site, you must take reasonable steps to ensure against the introduction of viruses, worms or other programming routines that may disrupt the Site. Examples of matters which we determine to be inappropriate or objectionable and violate this Agreement include, without limitation, the following:

Unlawful Conduct: If you promote, advocate or otherwise engage in any conduct, activities or fraudulent schemes that would violate any applicable law. Profanity and Harassment: If you provide any information or content in any Postings that: (i) is sexually oriented, indecent, profane (including masked profanity where symbols, initials, intentional misspellings or other characters are used to suggest profane language), obscene, pornographic, abusive, threatening, untrue, misleading, illegal, or defamatory; (ii) interferes with the ability of others to enjoy the use of the Site or any portion thereof; or (iii) is irrelevant to the legitimate purposes of the Site. In addition, if you harass or denigrate other persons based on age, gender, race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability.

Personal Information of Third Parties: If you provide in any Postings or otherwise in the Site any personal information about other members or persons, such as their phone number, street address or email address, or other personal information that could result in an invasion of their privacy or their harassment, without such person’s prior written consent.

Proprietary Rights of Third Parties: If you (i) infringe or violate any copyright, trademark, contract, or other personal or proprietary rights of a third party, (ii) improperly disclose any confidential or proprietary information of any third party, (iii) otherwise violate the legal rights of any third party, or (iv) distribute unauthorized copies of copyrighted materials.

Promotions and Solicitations: If you solicit or promote any products or services, self-promote, or implore readers to take actions that are intended to further a personal gain or purpose, without our prior written consent, which may be given or denied in our sole and absolute discretion. If you use information supplied within the Site to do any of the foregoing. If you gather public email addresses from member profiles for any purpose.

Virus and Worms: If you introduce to the Site any viruses, worms or other programming routines which may disrupt or interfere with the operation of any part of the Site.

Other Inappropriate Conduct:

  • Impersonating any other member or person.
  • Disruptive conduct, such as off-topic comments in a topic-oriented discussion or posting the same message in multiple places throughout one or more Forums (i.e. spamming).
  • Modifying any materials, data or information provided by or to another member or person.
  • Inserting hyperlinks to other Websites without our prior written consent, which consent may be given or denied in our sole and absolute discretion.

Management of Postings


We have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor and review Postings. To the extent that we conduct any such monitoring, you should be aware that we do not anticipate monitoring on a "real time" basis. As a result, you may see Postings that you believe to be inappropriate before we have an opportunity to review such Postings. You are encouraged to report to us any Postings or other conduct you believe to be inappropriate, objectionable or in violation of this Agreement.

We also have the right, but not the obligation, to refuse to post or remove any and all Postings that we determine, in our sole and absolute discretion, to be in inappropriate, objectionable or otherwise in violation of this Agreement.

The Postings are based on individual opinion and experience, which may vary significantly. We do not endorse or guarantee the truthfulness or completeness of any Posting. WE DISCLAIM ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR ANY AND ALL FORUM POSTINGS.

Ownership of Postings


By submitting Postings, you are permanently granting and assigning to us all of your right, title and interest in and to your Postings. You are also assigning to us the right to seek to enjoin third parties from using or reproducing your Postings. You agree not to assert any proprietary or intellectual property right in your Postings, and you agree that we may use, copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display or perform, reproduce, edit (for format and length), translate and/or reformat your Postings (in whole or in part) in perpetuity, for any purpose, in any or all media worldwide, and that we may attribute your Postings to you.

You must not reprint or post any Postings on any other websites or in any other media, or to make any use of any Postings in any other manner without our prior written consent, which may be given or denied in our sole and absolute discretion.

Our Intellectual Property Rights


The Site contains content (the “Contents”), including, without limitation, information, communications, software, photos, text, video, graphics, music, sounds, images, and/or other material and services, that are or may contain proprietary and intellectual property owned, controlled and/or licensed by or to us. We reserve all right, title and interest in the Contents.

The Site and its Contents are valid and protected in all media now existing or later developed. The Site and its Contents are protected by copyright, trademark and/or other intellectual property laws. Your access or use of the Site or any Content shall be governed and constrained by applicable copyright, trademark and/or other intellectual property laws. Further, you shall abide by all additional copyright or other notices, information or restrictions appearing in conjunction with any Content accessed on or through the Site.

The Site and its Contents are protected by copyright as a collective work and/or compilation pursuant to United States copyright laws, international conventions and other copyright laws. Except as expressly set forth in this Agreement, you must not modify, adapt, translate, exhibit, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, display, reverse engineer, decompile or dissemble, or in any way exploit, any Contents in whole or in part.

Disclaimers


Access and use of the Site are voluntary and at your own risk. Reliance on the Site should only be undertaken after independent review of its accuracy, completeness, efficacy and timeliness. Reference to any specific product, provider, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation or favoring by us.

We neither represent nor endorse the accuracy or reliability of any materials, advice, opinion, statement, data or other information displayed, uploaded or distributed on or through the Site by any person or entity. We assume no responsibility for consequences resulting from the access or use of any such information.

Difficulties with hardware, software and equipment and services supplied by others may result in service interruption or downtime. Further, it is possible that some or all of the Site may be corrupted and unusable due to the presence of “bugs” in software, viruses or other causes beyond our reasonable control. In no event will we be liable to you or other persons for any Claims that may result from any period of service interruption or downtime suffered by the Site.

THE SITE IS PROVIDED “AS-IS”. WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE OR PURPOSE, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR ANY OTHER WARRANTY, CONDITION, GUARANTY OR REPRESENTATION, WHETHER ORAL, WRITTEN OR IN ELECTRONIC FORM, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE TRUTH, ACCURACY OR USEFULNESS OF THE SITE.

IN NO EVENT SHALL WE OR ANY OF OUR AFFILIATES OR ANY OF THEIR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, OWNERS, MEMBERS, ATTORNEYS, CONSULTANTS, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, INFORMATION PROVIDERS, LICENSORS, LICENSEES OR INVESTORS, OR ANY OF THEIR AFFILIATES (COLLECTIVELY, “SITE PARTIES”), BE LIABLE OR OTHERWISE RESPONSIBLE, INDEPENDENTLY, JOINTLY OR SEVERALLY, TO YOU OR ANY PERSON FOR ANY CLAIMS, REGARDLESS OF THE NATURE OF THE CLAIMS AND EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH CLAIMS, (I) FOR DIRECT OR INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE AND/OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGE, (II) INCURRED IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR ACCESS OR USE OF THE SITE, OR (III) CAUSED BY, DUE TO OR RELATED TO ANY INTERRUPTION, DELETION OF FILES, ERROR, OMISSION, DEFECT AND/OR DELAY IN PERFORMANCE.

YOU HEREBY WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS AND RIGHTS TO BRING, AND EXPRESSLY AGREE NOT TO BRING, ANY SUCH CLAIMS AGAINST ANY SITE PARTIES IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR ACCESS OR USE OF THE SITE.

Indemnification


You hereby agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless all Site Parties from and against any and all Claims arising out of any breach by you of any term or condition of this Agreement or otherwise arising from your access or use of the Site. You agree to cooperate as fully as reasonably required in the defense of any Claims. We have the right, but not the obligation, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you.

Hyperlinks to Other Websites


The Site may contain links to other Internet sites, services or resources (the “Links”). We are not responsible for the availability, accurateness or completeness of any Link and the related sites. We do not endorse and are not responsible or liable for any content, product, service, resource, advertising, materials, data or other information provided on or available from or through any Link. We shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any Claims caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with your access, use or reliance on any such Link. You should direct any concern regarding any Link to such Link’s administrator or provider.

Changes to Terms of Agreement


Any and all portions of the this Agreement may be modified, amended, changed, added, or removed at any time and from time to time by us in our sole and absolute discretion. Changes to this Agreement will be effective when made and provided on the Site. You should review this Agreement each time you access the Site to review the then-current Agreement because this Agreement (including any modifications to this Agreement) are binding on you. By accessing or using the Site, you agree to become and remain knowledgeable with this Agreement as it may exist from time to time. You shall have no right to modify or amend any of this Agreement. If you do not agree with all of this Agreement, as may be amended from time to time, your sole recourse is to cease access and use of the Site.

We also reserve the right to waive or modify any of these terms as they apply to a specific user or any Postings without affecting the application of these terms to other users or other Postings.

Restriction, Suspension and Termination


You may terminate your registration, access and use of the Site at any time by providing written notice to us, which shall be deemed effective upon our receipt.

If we determine, in our sole and absolute discretion, that you are using or have used any portion of the Site in a manner inconsistent with any term or condition of this Agreement, we shall have the right, but not the obligation, to take appropriate action without prior notice to you, including, without limitation, the following: (i) modification or removal of Postings; (ii) limit, restrict, suspend and/or terminate your access to and use of the Site; and (iii) seek further remedies available at law and in equity.

If we terminate your access or use of the Site for any reason, you agree not to re-register as a member or user of the Site. We reserve the right to take all action we deem appropriate to block, nullify or deny your ability to access and use the Site. You understand that we may exercise such rights in our sole and absolute discretion.

Other Provisions


No Waiver. Our failure to exercise or enforce any of our rights shall not constitute a waiver of such right, unless such waiver is in writing and specifying the right being waived.

Severability. If one or more provisions of this Agreement are held to be unenforceable under applicable law, such provision shall be excluded from this Agreement and the balance of this Agreement shall be interpreted as if such provision were so excluded and shall be enforceable in accordance with its terms.

Governing Law. This Agreement has been made in and shall be construed and enforced in accordance with California law without giving effect to principles on conflicts of law. Any claims, action or proceeding in connection with this Agreement or the Site involving us or any of our affiliates shall be brought and determined exclusively in federal or state courts located in Orange County, California, USA. You hereby agree to the personal jurisdiction of such courts over you.

Entire Agreement. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and us. No modification of this Agreement shall be enforceable against us unless such modification is in accordance with this Agreement. Your right to access the Site is derived solely from, and is expressly limited by, the terms and conditions in this Agreement.

Notice. Notice or correspondence to you shall be via e-mail to the e-mail address contained in your most current registration profile. Notice, report, requests or other correspondence to us shall be sent as follows

    Ethur, Attention: Christian Church Today
    PO Box 77862, Corona, CA 92877-0128.
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