Content Posted to the ShareChurch Site
You retain the copyright in Content that you post or otherwise provide on the ShareChurch Site or in connection with the ShareChurch Site. You hereby warrant and represent that all Content you voluntarily provide to ShareChurch or the ShareChurch Site is properly licensed to ShareChurch, is not copyrightable, or is in the public domain. When you post your Content, you grant to ShareChurch, its successors and assigns, and other users of the ShareChurch Site an irrevocable Creative Commons (http://creativecommons.org/ ) license which may allow users of the ShareChurch Site to view and use your Content within the terms of the applicable Creative Commons license as defined on the ShareChurch Site. If Content you provide is protected by copyright and you do want rights to the Content to be governed by the Creative Commons license defined on the ShareChurch Site, you must not provide the Content to the ShareChurch Site. For the avoidance of doubt, you may otherwise license your Content on any terms or no terms at all, but upon uploading or supplying Content protected by copyright to the ShareChurch Site or in connection with the ShareChurch Site, you are licensing such Content under the Creative Commons license as defined on the ShareChurch Site, in addition to any such other license that may apply to your Content.
Content Accessed on the ShareChurch Site
You understand that all material, data, and information, such as data files, written text, software code, music, audio files or other sounds, photographs, graphics, videos or other images (collectively, “Content”) which you may have access to as part of, or through your use of, the ShareChurch Site are the sole responsibility of the person or organization from which such Content originated. Such Content contained on the ShareChurch Site is owned, controlled, or licensed by or to ShareChurch, and is protected by trade dress, copyright, patent and trademark laws, and various other intellectual property rights and unfair competition laws. You acknowledge that ShareChurch makes no representation or warranty about the Content and under no circumstances is ShareChurch liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to: any infringing Content, any errors or omissions in Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, transmitted to, linked to or otherwise accessible or made available via the ShareChurch Site.
You may use the Content you find on the ShareChurch Site in accordance with the terms of the license applicable to that Content. For the avoidance of doubt, you must attribute all Content (except public domain Content) in the manner specified by the author or licensor and in accordance with the terms of such license and you must not remove or alter any copyright, trademark, name, or other notice or legend that appears in connection with the Content. You represent and warrant to ShareChurch that you will only use Content on the ShareChurch Site in accordance with the applicable license. You should be sure to review the terms of that license before you use the Content to which it applies. By using the ShareChurch Site, you agree that you are solely responsible for your use of any and all Content made available thereon. You agree that you must evaluate and bear all risks associated with the use of any Content, including any reliance on the provenance, ownership, accuracy, completeness, or reliability of such Content. In this regard, you acknowledge that you will not rely on any Content made available on the ShareChurch Site without your own independent evaluation of that Content. ShareChurch makes no warranty that Content made available on the ShareChurch Site does not infringe the rights of any third party.
ShareChurch reserves the right to remove Content posted on the ShareChurch Site at any time in ShareChurch’s sole discretion, including but not limited to Content inconsistent with the tenets of The United Methodist Church, Content for which ShareChurch received notice or has other reason to believe is in violation of a party’s copyright or other proprietary right, or any other reason for which ShareChurch determines the Content’s removal is warranted. In addition, ShareChurch reserves the right in its sole discretion to limit access to Content to only users in certain networks, groups, or libraries within the ShareChurch Site.
Your Use of the ShareChurch Site
You agree not to:
Other Terms and Conditions
ShareChurch’s obligations, if any, with regard to its products and services are governed solely by the agreements pursuant to which they are provided, and nothing on this ShareChurch Site should be construed to alter such agreements.
Links to Other Sites and to the ShareChurch Site
This ShareChurch Site may contain links to other independent third-party web sites (“Linked Sites”). These Linked Sites are provided solely as a convenience to our visitors. Such Linked Sites are not under ShareChurch’s control, and ShareChurch is not responsible for and does not endorse the content of such Linked Sites, including any information or materials contained on such Linked Sites. You will need to make your own independent judgment regarding your interaction with these Linked Sites.
Intellectual Property Infringement Notice
ShareChurch respects the intellectual property of others and it requests that users of the ShareChurch Site do the same. ShareChurch may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, disable or terminate the accounts of users who may be repeat infringers of others’ intellectual property. If you believe that your work is displayed on the ShareChurch Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide ShareChurch’s Copyright Agent the following information:
ShareChurch’s Agent for Notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement can be reached as follows:
Mail: Randy Meyer, The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection, 13720 Roe Avenue, Leawood, KS 66224
Phone: (913) 544-0769
SHARECHURCH DOES NOT PROMISE THAT THE SHARECHURCH SITE OR ANY CONTENT, SERVICE, OR FEATURE OF THE SHARECHURCH SITE WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, OR THAT ANY DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT YOUR USE OF THE SHARECHURCH SITE WILL PROVIDE SPECIFIC RESULTS. THE SHARECHURCH SITE AND ITS CONTENT ARE DELIVERED ON AN “AS-IS” AND “AS-AVAILABLE” BASIS. ALL INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE SHARECHURCH SITE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. SHARECHURCH CANNOT ENSURE THAT ANY FILES OR OTHER DATA YOU DOWNLOAD FROM THE SHARECHURCH SITE WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR CONTAMINATION OR DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES. SHARECHURCH DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTIES OF ACCURACY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. SHARECHURCH DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR THE ACTS, OMISSIONS AND CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTIES IN CONNECTION WITH OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE SHARECHURCH SITE AND/OR ANY SHARECHURCH SERVICES. YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR USE OF THE SHARECHURCH SITE AND ANY LINKED SITES. YOUR SOLE REMEDY AGAINST SHARECHURCH FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SHARECHURCH SITE OR ANY CONTENT IS TO STOP USING THE SHARECHURCH SITE OR ANY SUCH CONTENT. THIS LIMITATION OF RELIEF IS A PART OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN THE PARTIES.
The above disclaimer applies to any damages, liability or injuries caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use, whether for breach of contract, tort, negligence or any other cause of action.
ShareChurch reserves the right to do any of the following, at any time, without notice: (1) to modify, suspend or terminate operation of or access to the ShareChurch Site, or any portion of the ShareChurch Site, for any reason; (2) to modify or change the ShareChurch Site, or any portion of the ShareChurch Site, and any applicable policies or terms; and (3) to interrupt the operation of the ShareChurch Site, or any portion of the ShareChurch Site, as necessary to perform routine or non-routine maintenance, error correction, or other changes.
Limitation of Liability
Except where prohibited by law, in no event will ShareChurch be liable to you for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental or punitive damages, including lost profits, even if ShareChurch has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
You agree to indemnify and hold ShareChurch, its officers, directors, shareholders, predecessors, successors in interest, employees, agents, subsidiaries and affiliates, harmless from any demands, loss, liability, claims or expenses (including attorneys’ fees), made against ShareChurch by any third party due to or arising out of or in connection with your use of the ShareChurch Site.
ShareChurch may disclose any information it has about you (including your identity) if it determines that such disclosure is necessary in connection with any investigation or complaint regarding your use of the ShareChurch Site, or to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) ShareChurch’s rights or property, or the rights or property of visitors to or users of the ShareChurch Site, including ShareChurch’s customers. ShareChurch reserves the right at all times to disclose any information that ShareChurch deems necessary to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request. ShareChurch also may disclose your information when ShareChurch determines that applicable law requires or permits such disclosure, including exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection purposes.
Governing Law; Dispute Resolution
Void Where Prohibited
Although the ShareChurch Site is accessible worldwide, not all features, products or services discussed, referenced, provided, or offered through or on the ShareChurch Site are available to all persons or in all geographic locations, or appropriate or available for use outside the United States and ShareChurch makes no representation that the ShareChurch Site will be available for use in other jurisdictions. ShareChurch reserves the right to limit, in its sole discretion, the provision and quantity of any feature, product or service to any person or geographic area. Any offer for any feature, product or service made on the ShareChurch Site is void where prohibited. If you choose to access the ShareChurch Site, you do so on your own initiative and you are solely responsible for complying with applicable local laws.
You may not use or export or re-export any Content or any copy or adaptation of such Content, or any product or service offered on the ShareChurch Site, in violation of any applicable laws or regulations, including without limitation United States export laws and regulations.
Feedback and Information
Any feedback you provide at this ShareChurch Site shall be deemed to be non-confidential. ShareChurch shall be free to use such information on an unrestricted basis.
[Updated: June 27, 2016]