Welcome to Grace United Methodist Church’s website! We offer this site as a convenience to you and hope it benefits your spiritual life. We have established a few ground rules to help make this site fun and helpful and safe for all our visitors. Please carefully read all of these terms and conditions prior to using this site.
Description of Services
Applicability & Acceptance of Terms
(Cross/Flame) is a registered trademark of the United Methodist Church and the Grace Community Preschool logo is registered trademark of Grace United Methodist Church, in the United States of America and in other countries. The trademarks and other Grace United Methodist Church graphics, logos, and service names are also trademarks of Grace United Methodist Church. Grace’s trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not under Grace United Methodist Church’s ownership or control. Furthermore, such trademarks may not be used in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers or in any manner that disparages or discredits Grace United Methodist Church. All other trademarks not owned by Grace United Methodist Church or its affiliates that appear on this site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by Grace United Methodist Church or its affiliates.
Disclaimers of Warranties and Limitations on Liability
This site is provided to you on an “as is” basis. Grace United Methodist Church makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of this site or to the information contained therein. This includes, but is not limited to, the text, graphics, audio, icons, buttons, images, and products contained on this site. Grace United Methodist Church fully disclaims, to the full extent permissible under applicable law, all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. Grace United Methodist Church, nor any other person or entity involved in creating, producing or delivering this site, shall not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this site, including, but not limited to, direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages. This limitation of liability applies without limitation to any damages or injury caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of record, whether for breach of contract, tortuous behavior, negligence, or under any other cause of action. Grace United Methodist Church also assumes no responsibility and shall not be liable for any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in this site, or of your downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video, or audio from this site. Grace United Methodist Church assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the content of this site, as well as any off site pages or additional sites linked to this site, for any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, profanity, danger or inaccuracy contained therein. Grace United Methodist Church will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing the disclosure of the identity of any person positing any such information or materials.
Accuracy of Web Sites Including Future Revisions
Grace United Methodist Church uses reasonable efforts to include accurate, up-to-date information on this site. Grace United Methodist Church makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy. Grace United Methodist Church assumes no responsibility or liability for any errors or omissions in the content of this site. Grace United Methodist Church neither warrants nor represents that your use of materials on this site will not infringe rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with Grace United Methodist Church.
As a courtesy to you, this site offers links to other websites. Some of these sites may be affiliated with Grace United Methodist Church, while others are not. Grace United Methodist Church has not reviewed all of the sites nor the entirety of any single site linked to and from this site and is not responsible for the contents of any off-site pages. Visiting any off-site pages or other sites is at your own risk.
DO NOT SEND ANY CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION TO THIS SITE. Any communication or material that you transmit to this site by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like is and will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. Furthermore, you agree that such information is non-confidential and non-proprietary. Therefore, anything that you transmit or post to this site may be used by Grace United Methodist Church or its affiliates for any purpose, including, but not limited to reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast, and posting. Furthermore, Grace United Methodist Church is free to use any ideas, concepts, knowhow, or techniques contained in any communication you send to this site for any purpose whatsoever.
Dealing with Advertisers or Other Third Parties
Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions or contests of, advertisers or other third parties (which are entities other than Grace United Methodist Church) found on or through this site, including payment and delivery of related goods and services together with any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and that advertiser or third party. You agree that Grace United Methodist Church shall not be liable or responsible for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers or third parties on this site.
You understand that you are the sole person that is responsible for any and all information that you post, upload, email or transmit to or from this site, including, but not limited to, all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, audio, messages, or other material. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane materials or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. You are prohibited from collecting or storing personal information about other users and from stalking or harassing another. Furthermore, you are prohibited from engaging in any conduct that is harmful to minors in any way.
Applicable Law & General Information
Grace understands that the Internet can be a powerful asset to your spiritual life. At the same time, we strive to respect and protect your privacy. When you are visiting this website, we may collect all types of information concerning your viewing patterns, your browser, operating system and IP address, and any personally identifiable information that you provide to us, regardless of whether it is required or not. Personally identifiable information is any information that could reasonably be used to identify you personally. This includes, but is not limited to: name, address, email address, telephone number, zip code, gender, birthday, credit card information and hobbies. In order to provide you with a customized website and to track your viewing patterns, we may place a “cookie” on your computer that allows us to recognize you when you visit our site. For more information about cookies, see below. This policy is a summary of what information Grace collects and how that information is used.
WHAT TYPE OF INFORMATION DOES GRACE COLLECT? Grace collects two different types of information. One type is voluntary information, which you provide, such as registration information for events, membership information, or shipping and billing information. The other type of information Grace collects is user information provided by your computer each time you visit this site. The information that Grace collects helps us to provide information and service to you. We may combine information from other sources with the information that we collect.
WHAT DOES GRACE DO WITH THE INFORMATION THAT IS COLLECTED? Any information that you provide to Grace or that is obtained through this web site may be used for church purposes. We may disclose your information to related or affiliated entities or to other sister churches for church purposes, but we will not sell, rent or lease your personal information to commercial entities. Any information that Grace may disclose to third parties (other than sister churches) will only be released in the aggregate and will not contain any personally identifiable information. Aggregate information is useful for church statistics and marketing purposes. Grace will not otherwise disclose your name, address, email address or phone number without your express consent, unless disclosure is necessary to comply with laws or relevant legal proceedings. Grace or other sister ministries may offer services to you such as chat rooms, message boards, or other similar discussion forums. Please be aware that any information you divulge in these arenas is deemed public information and is not protected.
GRACE PROTECTS THE PRIVACY OF CHILDREN Grace is committed to protecting the privacy and safety of children. Grace does not knowingly accept personally identifiable information from children who are under the age of 13 without verifiable parental consent. If parents choose to grant consent, a parental consent form may be accessed by clicking here. Simply print and complete the form and mail it to us at the address listed to the left. If you have any questions or concerns about the protection of children’s privacy, or if parents wish to deny consent and request that Grace delete their child’s information, please contact us via email:firstname.lastname@example.org.
YOUR AFFIRMATIVE CONSENT TO GRACE’S COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION. By using this Grace website, you are giving us your express consent to use the information that we collect about you in the manner described in this policy.
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