Terms of Use

Effective Date:  February 18, 2013

Welcome to the website for Bethel Church (hereafter the “Church”).  These Terms of Service (“Terms of Service”) apply to www.bethelweb.org (the “Site”) that is operated by the Church.  When we use the terms “we” “us” or “our,” we refer to the Church.

PLEASE CAREFULLY REVIEW THE TERMS OF USE OF THIS SITE AND THE TERMS OF OUR PRIVACY POLICY BEFORE USING THIS SITE.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND OTHER RIGHTS

By using this Site, including accessing, viewing or downloading materials, or otherwise using the Service, you agree to be bound by, and acknowledge your acceptance of, all of the provisions of these Terms of Use.  The Church may modify these Terms of Use from time to time in its sole discretion.  Each time you use access, view or download materials from the Site, you will be deemed to have accepted any changes to these Terms of Service. The Church shall have no obligation to notify you of any such changes other than posting such modifications on the Site.  Your use of the Site indicates your acceptance of all of the provisions of these Terms of Use that are displayed on the Site.

All content provided on this Site is owned by or licensed to the Church and protected by United States copyright laws, international copyright laws, international conventions, and other copyright laws. The Church retains all rights in this Site and the materials and content included on this Site, including without limitation all copyright and other proprietary rights. You may not use this Site or any of its content or materials except as expressly permitted under these Terms of Use.

You agree not to display, use, remove, or alter the Church’s Trademarks without our prior written consent, which we may withhold or condition in our sole discretion. The term “Bethel Church Trademarks” means all names, marks, brands, design marks, logos, designs, and trade names that the Church uses as trademarks, trade names or service marks, as displayed on the Site and/or used in connection with the Site. You further agree that any use by you, or on your behalf, of Bethel Church Trademarks, and the goodwill associated therewith, shall inure to the benefit of the Church. All other trademarks displayed on the Site, and/or used in connection with the Service, are trademarks of their respective owners.

LICENSE, SITE ACCESS AND LIMITATIONS OF USE

Your use of the Site is strictly and exclusively limited to non-commercial use. You may download, distribute, or quote materials on the Site only if the materials shall be used for religious, evangelistic or educational purposes, provided you include our copyright notice and website address: © 2013 Bethel Church & Ministries – All Rights Reserved www.bethelweb.org, each time the information or materials from our Site is used. Your use is also subject to our Intellectual Property Rights and those of third parties.  Except as expressly authorized by us in these Terms of Use, you agree that:

  • Except as specifically provided for above, you will not reproduce, edit, modify, rent, distribute, license, sell, mirror, or create derivative works from, any Materials displayed on, or made available through, the Site, in whole or in part, by any means now known or later developed for commercial purposes.   Any use of the Site is limited to personal, non-commercial use.
  • You will not modify, decompile, or reverse engineer any part of the Site;
  • You will not copy, post or transmit any Materials that you receive from, access, or retrieve from, the Site to any server, or network of computers;
  • You will not remove or modify any copyright or trademark notice, or other notice of ownership, displayed on, or affixed to, any Materials; and
  • You will not frame the Site within a mark other than that of the Church without the express written consent of the Church. You may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing the Church’s name or Bethel Church Trademarks without the express written consent of the Church. You may not decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, rent, lease, loan, sell, sublicense, or create derivative works from this Site or its contents. You may not utilize any network monitoring or discovery software to determine the Site architecture, or extract information about usage, individual identities or users.
  • You may not use any robot, spider, other automatic software or device, or manual process to monitor or copy our Site or the content. You may not use or otherwise export or re-export this Site or any portion or use or export the Content in violation of the export control laws and regulations of the United States of America. Any unauthorized use of this Site or its content is prohibited.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

The Church strives to provide high quality, accurate information on this Site, but the information contained here may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors, and information may be changed, updated, and/or deleted without notice.

Your use of this Site is at your own risk. THE INFORMATION ON THIS SITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS” FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS. THE CHURCH DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVERS SUPPORTING THIS SITE ARE VIRUS FREE.

THE CHURCH SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS, INJURY, CLAIM, LIABILITY, OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM THE USER’S USE OF THIS SITE, ITS CONTENT, OR ANY MATERIALS LINKED TO FROM THIS SITE. THE CHURCH SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ATTORNEYS’ FEES) IN ANY WAY DUE TO, RESULTING FROM, OR ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE, ITS CONTENT, OR ANY MATERIALS LINKED TO FROM THIS SITE. TO THE EXTENT THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS PROHIBITED OR FAILS ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE, THE CHURCH’S SOLE OBLIGATION TO A USER FOR DAMAGES SHALL BE LIMITED TO $100.

LINKS

This Site may contain links to other websites. The Church has no control over the information, terms of use or privacy policies of those websites and is not responsible for the content, collection and use of information, or freedom from error and viruses. It is your responsibility to recognize when you link to another website that you have left the Church Site.

GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION

These Terms of Use are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Indiana and any action arising out of or relating to these terms shall be filed only in state or federal courts located in Indiana. You hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating any such action.

SEVERABILITY OF PROVISIONS

These Terms of Use incorporate by reference any notices contained on this Site and the Church’s Privacy Policy and constitutes the entire agreement with respect to access to and use of this Site, its content and postings. If any provision of these Terms of Use is unlawful, void or unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from the remaining provisions and shall not affect their validity and enforceability.

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in these Terms of Use, if you have a separate, signed, written agreement with the Church that applies to your use of any of the Church’s Content (“Other Agreement”), then that Other Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and the Church with respect to the affected content subject to such Other Agreement.

CONTACTING US

If you have comments or questions about our online privacy policy, or would like more information about The Church, or are experiencing technical trouble related to the Church’s Site, please contact us.

Updated February 13, 2013