Terms and Conditions of Use – last modified, 4/18/2012
ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
We make no express or implied warranties or representations with respect to Choose NOW Ministries or any products sold through the Program (including, without limitation, warranties of fitness, merchantability, non-infringement, or any implied warranties arising out of a course of performance, dealing, or trade usage). In addition, we make no representation that the operation of our site will be uninterrupted or error-free, and we will not be liable for the consequences of any interruptions or errors. We may change, restrict access to, suspend or discontinued the site or any part of it at anytime. The information, content and services on the site are provided on an “as is” basis. When you use the site and or participate therein, you understand and agree that you participate at your own risk.
RESTRICTIONS FOR USE
All materials contained on the CHoose NOW Ministries website are the copyrighted property of Choose NOW Ministries and/or the post author. All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to Choose NOW Ministries. No Online Material from our Web sites may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, except that you may download one copy of the materials on any single computer for your personal, noncommercial home use only, provided that you 1) retain all copyright, trademark and propriety notices, 2) you make no modifications to the materials, 3) you do not use the materials in a manner that suggests an association with any of our products, services, events or brands, and 4) you do not download quantities of materials to a database, server, or personal computer for reuse for commercial purposes. You may not, however, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute our Online Material in any way or for any other purpose unless you get our written permission first. Neither may you add, delete, distort or misrepresent any content on the Choose NOW Ministries website. Any attempts to modify any Online Material, or to defeat or circumvent our security features is prohibited.
Everything you download, any software, plus all files, all images incorporated in or generated by the software, and all data accompanying it, is considered licensed to you by Choose NOW ministries or its affiliates are strictly for your personal, non-commercial home use only. You’re not allowed to redistribute or sell the material or to reverse-engineer, disassemble or otherwise convert it to any other form that people can use.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
You hereby acknowledge that all rights, titles and interests, including but not limited to rights covered by the Intellectual Property Rights, in and to the site, and that You will not acquire any right, title, or interest in or to the site except as expressly set forth in this Agreement. You will not modify, adapt, translate, prepare derivative works from, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise attempt to derive source code from any of our services, software, or documentation, or create or attempt to create a substitute or similar service or product through use of or access to the Program or proprietary information related thereto.
As it pertains to content and postings, you may post (and we appreciate if you do) portions of any post, up to 30% of the original, unaltered content with a “read more” link back to the Choose NOW Ministries page.
You agree not to disclose information you obtain from us and or from our clients, advertisers, suppliers and forum members. All information submitted to by an end-user customer pursuant to a Program is proprietary information of Choose NOW Ministries. Such customer information is confidential and may not be disclosed. Publisher agrees not to reproduce, disseminate, sell, distribute or commercially exploit any such proprietary information in any manner.
Failure of the Choose NOW Ministries to insist upon strict performance of any of the terms, conditions and covenants hereof shall not be deemed a relinquishment or waiver of any rights or remedy that the we may have, nor shall it be construed as a waiver of any subsequent breach of the terms, conditions or covenants hereof, which terms, conditions and covenants shall continue to be in full force and effect.
SEVERABILITY OF TERMS
In the event that any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found invalid or unenforceable pursuant to any judicial decree or decision, such provision shall be deemed to apply only to the maximum extent permitted by law, and the remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall remain valid and enforceable according to its terms.
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the substantive laws of Illinois, without any reference to conflict-of-laws principles. The Agreement describes and encompasses the entire agreement between us and you, and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous agreements, representations, warranties and understandings with respect to the Site, the contents and materials provided by or through the Site, and the subject matter of this Agreement.
CHOICE OF LAW; JURISDICTION; FORUM
Any dispute, controversy or difference which may arise between the parties out of, in relation to or in connection with this Agreement is hereby irrevocably submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Illinois, to the exclusion of any other courts without giving effect to its conflict of laws provisions or your actual state or country of residence.
LINKS AND POSTING
Choose NOW Ministries enjoys providing links to other sites and resources. That should never be seen as an endorsement, approval or agreement with any information or resources offered at sites you can access through our sites. Choose NOW Ministries is not responsible for the content or practices of third party sites that may be linked to our sites.
Choose NOW Ministries reserves the right to monitor and review anything that appears on the website including user comments, guest postings, advertisements, forum postings, guestbook entries, etc. We are the sole authority on questions of appropriateness and assume no responsibility or liability arising from the content of an online posting. All users are prohibited from posting or transmitting any illegal, inflammatory, or profane material, and Choose NOW Ministries will fully cooperate with authorities in such matters. We reserve the right to remove any material that it determines to be in violation of these provisions or otherwise objectionable.