Terms and Conditions
Effective Date: July 1, 2020
Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before using our Service.
Interpretation and Definitions
The words of which the initial letter is capitalized have meanings defined
under the following conditions. The following definitions shall have the
same meaning regardless of whether they appear in singular or in plural.
For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions:
(referred to as either "the Church", "we", "us" or "our") refers to Bethel
Christian Reformed Church, PO Box 369 Acton, On L7J 2M6.
refers to content such as text, images, or other information that can be
posted, uploaded, linked to or otherwise made available by you, regardless
of the form of that content.
means any device that can access the Service such as a computer, a
cellphone or a digital tablet.
means feedback, innovations or suggestions sent by you regarding the
attributes, performance or features of our Service.
“Terms and Conditions” means these Terms and Conditions
that form the entire agreement between you and the Church regarding the use
of the Service.
“Third-party Social Media Service”
means any services or content (including data, information, products or
services) provided by a third-party that may be displayed, included or made
available by the Service.
or “your” means the individual accessing or using the
Service, or the Church, or other legal entity on behalf of which such
individual is accessing or using the Service, as applicable.
These are the Terms and Conditions governing the use of this Service and
the agreement that operates between you and the Church. These Terms and
Conditions set out the rights and obligations of all users regarding the
use of the Service.
Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of
and compliance with these Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions
apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service.
By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms and
Conditions. If you disagree with any part of these Terms and Conditions
then you may not access the Service.
Your access to and use of the Service is also conditioned on your
and disclosure of your Personal Information when you use the website and
tells you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you. Please
The Church expects anyone using our Service to act in accordance with
Christian values. In the Bible, Philippians 4:8 says that “whatever is
true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is
lovely, whatever is admirable – if anything is excellent or praiseworthy –
think about such things.” Such thoughts should guide Content that is true,
constructive, and respectful.
Your Right to Post Content
Our Service allows you to post Content. You are responsible for the Content
that you post to the Service, including its legality, reliability, and
By posting Content to the Service, you grant us the right and license to
use, modify, publicly perform, publicly display, reproduce, and distribute
such Content on and through the Service. You retain any and all of your
rights to any Content you submit, post or display on or through the Service
and you are responsible for protecting those rights. You agree that this
includes the right for us to make your Content available to other users of
the Service, who may also use your Content subject to these Terms and
Representations and Warranties
You represent and warrant that: (i) the Content is yours (you own it) or
you have the right to use it and grant us the rights and license as
provided in these Terms and Conditions, and (ii) the posting of your
Content on or through the Service does not violate the privacy rights,
publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights or any other rights of any
The Church is not responsible for the content of the Service's users. You
expressly understand and agree that you are solely responsible for the
Content and for all activity that occurs under your account, whether done
so by you or any third person using your account.
You may not transmit any Content that is unlawful, offensive, upsetting,
intended to disgust, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene or
otherwise objectionable. Examples of such objectionable Content include,
but are not limited to, the following:
· Unlawful or promoting unlawful activity.
· Spam, machine – or randomly – generated, constituting unauthorized or
unsolicited advertising, chain letters, any other form of unauthorized
solicitation, or any form of lottery or gambling.
· Containing or installing any viruses, worms, malware, trojan horses, or
other content that is designed or intended to disrupt, damage, or limit the
functioning of any software, hardware or telecommunications equipment or to
damage or obtain unauthorized access to any data or other information of a
· Infringing on any proprietary rights of any party, including patent,
trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity or other rights.
· Impersonating any person or entity including the Church and its employees
· Violating the privacy of any third person.
· False information and features.
The Church reserves the right, but not the obligation, to, in its sole
discretion, determine whether or not any Content is appropriate and
complies with this Terms, refuse or remove this Content. The Church further
reserves the right to make formatting and edits and change the manner any
Content. The Church can also limit or revoke the use of the Service if you
post such objectionable Content. As the Church cannot control all content
posted by users and/or third parties on the Service, you agree to use the
Service at your own risk. You understand that by using the Service you may
be exposed to content that you may find offensive, indecent, incorrect or
objectionable, and you agree that under no circumstances will the Church be
liable in any way for any content, including any errors or omissions in any
content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of your use
of any content.
Although regular backups of Content are performed, the Church do not
guarantee there will be no loss or corruption of data.
Corrupt or invalid backup points may be caused by, without limitation,
Content that is corrupted prior to being backed up or that changes during
the time a backup is performed.
The Church will provide support and attempt to troubleshoot any known or
discovered issues that may affect the backups of Content. But you
acknowledge that the Church has no liability related to the integrity of
Content or the failure to successfully restore Content to a usable state.
You agree to maintain a complete and accurate copy of any Content in a
location independent of the Service.
The Service and its original content (excluding Content provided by you or
other users), features and functionality are and will remain the exclusive
property of the Church and its licensors. Content includes but is not
limited to comments, prayer requests, and member contributed videos.
The Service is protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws and
treaties of both the Country and foreign countries.
Any trademarks, logos, and service marks displayed on this web site
(collectively, the "Marks") belong to the Church or its affiliates or third
parties which have licensed those rights to the Church ("Partners").
Our Marks may not be used in connection with any product or service without
the prior written consent of the Church. You may not link to any page or
frame any portion of the Church’s website in such a way as to remove,
cover, alter, or obscure the Mark’s or as would otherwise confuse viewers
as to the origin of the Content.
The Church and Partners retain all rights to the Marks and nothing in this
Agreement grants you or anyone else any right whatsoever to the use of the
Marks. You may not use, reproduce, or display any Marks without their
owner's prior written consent. All trademarks, product names, and company
names and logos appearing on the Church and the Service are the property of
their respective owners.
Your Feedback to Us
You assign all rights, title and interest in any Feedback you provide the
Church. If for any reason such assignment is ineffective, you agree to
grant the Church a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty free,
worldwide right and licence to use, reproduce, disclose, sub-licence,
distribute, modify and exploit such Feedback without restriction.
Links to Other Websites
Our Service may contain links to third-party websites or services that are
not owned or controlled by the Church.
The Church has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the
content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites or
services. You further acknowledge and agree that the Church shall not be
responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss
caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or
reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any
such web sites or services.
We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy
policies of any third-party web sites or services that you visit.
We may terminate or suspend your access immediately, without prior notice
or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if
you breach these Terms and Conditions.
Upon termination, your right to use the Service will cease immediately.
Limitation of Liability
Notwithstanding any damages that you might incur, the entire liability of
the Church and any of its suppliers under any provision of this Terms and
your exclusive remedy for all of the foregoing shall be limited to the
amount actually paid by you through the Service or 100 USD if you haven't
purchased anything through the Service.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall the
Church or its suppliers be liable for any special, incidental, indirect, or
consequential damages whatsoever (including, but not limited to, damages
for loss of profits, loss of data or other information, for business
interruption, for personal injury, loss of privacy arising out of or in any
way related to the use of or inability to use the Service, third-party
software and/or third-party hardware used with the Service, or otherwise in
connection with any provision of these Terms and Conditions), even if the
Church or any supplier has been advised of the possibility of such damages
and even if the remedy fails of its essential purpose.
Some states do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or limitation
of liability for incidental or consequential damages, which means that some
of the above limitations may not apply. In these states, each party's
liability will be limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.
"AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" Disclaimer
The Service is provided to you "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" and with all
faults and defects without warranty of any kind. To the maximum extent
permitted under applicable law, the Church, on its own behalf and on behalf
of its Affiliates and its and their respective licensors and service
providers, expressly disclaims all warranties, whether express, implied,
statutory or otherwise, with respect to the Service, including all implied
warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and
non-infringement, and warranties that may arise out of course of dealing,
course of performance, usage or trade practice. Without limitation to the
foregoing, the Church provides no warranty or undertaking, and makes no
representation of any kind that the Service will meet your requirements,
achieve any intended results, be compatible or work with any other
software, applications, systems or services, operate without interruption,
meet any performance or reliability standards or be error free or that any
errors or defects can or will be corrected.
Without limiting the foregoing, neither the Church nor any of the Church's
provider makes any representation or warranty of any kind, express or
implied: (i) as to the operation or availability of the Service, or the
information, content, and materials or products included thereon; (ii) that
the Service will be uninterrupted or error-free; (iii) as to the accuracy,
reliability, or currency of any information or content provided through the
Service; or (iv) that the Service, its servers, the content, or e-mails
sent from or on behalf of the Church are free of viruses, scripts, trojan
horses, worms, malware, timebombs or other harmful components.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain types of
warranties or limitations on applicable statutory rights of a consumer, so
some or all of the above exclusions and limitations may not apply to you.
But in such a case the exclusions and limitations set forth in this section
shall be applied to the greatest extent enforceable under applicable law.
The agreement evidenced in these terms and conditions is governed by and
construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario and the
federal laws of Canada applicable therein and user attorns to the exclusive
jurisdiction of the courts of Ontario with respect to all issues relating
to the construction, validity, interpretation and enforcement of these
terms and conditions. Any provisions of the International Sale of Goods Act
or any convention on contracts for the international sale of goods shall
not be applicable to this agreement.
This Site is operated by the Church from its offices within the Province of
Ontario, Canada. Those who choose to access this Site from other locations
are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent that
local laws are applicable.
If you have any concern or dispute about the Service, You agree to first
try to resolve the dispute informally by contacting the Church.
For European Union (EU) Users
If you are a European Union consumer, you will benefit from any mandatory
provisions of the law of the country in which you are resident in.
United States Legal Compliance
IF you are a United States consumer, you represent and warrant that: (i)
you are not located in a country that is subject to the United States
government embargo, or that has been designated by the United States
government as a "terrorist supporting" country, and (ii) you are not listed
on any United States government list of prohibited or restricted parties.
If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is held to be unenforceable
or invalid, such provision will be changed and interpreted to accomplish
the objectives of such provision to the greatest extent possible under
applicable law and the remaining provisions will continue in full force and
Except as provided herein, the failure to exercise a right or to require
performance of an obligation under this Terms and Conditions shall not
effect a party's ability to exercise such right or require such performance
at any time thereafter nor shall be the waiver of a breach constitute a
waiver of any subsequent breach.
These Terms and Conditions may have been translated if we have made them
available to you on our Service. You agree that the original English text
shall prevail in the case of a dispute.
Changes to These Terms and Conditions
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these
Terms at any time. If a revision is material we will make reasonable
efforts to provide at least thirty (30) days' notice prior to any new terms
taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our
By continuing to access or use our Service after those revisions become
effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree
to the new terms, in whole or in part, please stop using the website and
If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions, You can contact
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
By phone: 519-853-2121
By mail: PO Box 369 Acton, On L7J 2M6