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TERMS OF USE

Welcome to this website and the other websites located at grapelandchurchofchrist.org domain (the "Sites"). The Sites are owned and operated by Grapeland Church of Christ ("Grapeland Church of Christ", "we" or "us"). The Sites provide you with various opportunities to learn about Grapeland church of Christ, submit content, purchase products, and participate in related activities (the "Services").

1. YOUR ACCEPTANCE

1.1. ACCEPTANCE.

BY ACCESSING OR OTHERWISE USING THE SITES AND THE SERVICES YOU ACCEPT, WITHOUT MODIFICATION, THESE TERMS OF USE ("TERMS OF USE" OR "TERMS"). IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE, THEN PLEASE EXIT IMMEDIATELY FROM THE SITES AND DO NOT RETURN.

1.2. PRIVACY AND ACCEPTABLE USE POLICIES.

These Terms incorporate by reference Grapeland Church of Christ Privacy Policy located here and its Code of Conduct located here. Please read the terms of these documents carefully as you agree to them when you agree to the Terms.

1.3. OTHER AGREEMENTS.

Additionally, these Terms incorporate by reference all other Grapeland Church of Christ policies, rules, guidelines, terms and conditions ("Agreements") on the Sites, whether established by Grapeland Church of Christ or by operators of subnetworks within Grapeland Church of Christ ("Subnetwork Operators"). Read carefully all Agreements before engaging in any corresponding services. You agree to comply with all such Agreements when you agree to comply with the Terms.

Changes to these Terms.

WE RESERVE THE RIGHT, AT OUR SOLE DISCRETION, TO CHANGE, MODIFY, ADD, OR DELETE PORTIONS OF THESE TERMS OF USE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THE SERVICE OR THE SITES AFTER ANY SUCH CHANGES MEANS YOU AGREE TO THE NEW TERMS. If we any material changes to the Terms, we will post the changes to these Terms of Use on this page and will indicate at the top of this page the date these terms were last revised. If you do not agree to abide by any future Terms of Use, do not continue to access or otherwise use the Service or the Sites. It is your responsibility to regularly check this page to determine if there have been changes to these Terms of Use and to ensure your compliance therewith.

2. CONTENT

All of the content on the Sites including, without limitation text, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, photographs, moving images, illustrations, files, trademarks, logos, service marks, sounds, music, artwork and computer code, design, structure, selection, coordination, "look and feel" and arrangement of such content ("Content"), is owned by Grapeland Church of Christ, its licensors, vendors, agents or content providers. All elements of the Sites including, without limitation the general design and the Content, are protected by copyright, trademark, trade dress, moral rights or other intellectual property regimes. The Services and the Sites may only be used for the intended purpose for which such Sites and Services are being made available. Except as may be expressly set forth on the Sites, you may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from any Content. Except as may be expressly set forth on the Sites, you may only view, play, print, and download Content on the Sites for your own personal, informational, and noncommercial purposes only. The Sites and the Content will remain the exclusive property of Grapeland Church of Christ or its licensors unless otherwise expressly agreed. You will remove no copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices from material found on the Site.

3. USER SUBMISSIONS

3.1. GENERALLY.

Subject to these Terms of Use, as a user, you may submit videos, photographs, images, music, audio, film, text, information and other content and data as permitted by the functionality on the Sites ("User Submissions") for posting on the Sites. You agree that whether or not such User Submissions are published, Grapeland Church of Christ does not guarantee any confidentiality or anonymity with respect to any User Submissions. You will be solely responsible for your own User Submissions. You represent and warrant that: you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize Grapeland Church of Christ to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all User Submissions to enable inclusion and use of the User Submissions in the manner contemplated by the Sites and these Terms of Use.

3.2. LICENSE.

You retain all of your ownership rights in your User Submissions. However, by submitting User Submissions to Grapeland Church of Christ, you grant Grapeland Church of Christ a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, sub-licensable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, perform and otherwise to exercise all rights in and to the User Submissions in connection with the Sites and Services, including for promoting and redistributing part or all of the Sites (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels now known or hereinafter invented. The license may also be exercised on behalf of Grapeland Church of Christ by third parties acting on Grapeland Church of Christ behalf (e.g. technology partners, service providers and independent contractors). You also grant each user of the Sites ("User") a non-exclusive license to access your User Submissions through the Sites, and to use, reproduce, distribute, display and perform such User Submissions as permitted through the functionality of the Sites and under these Terms of Use, including on third-party website via use of a Widget.

3.3. NO OBLIGATION TO PUBLISH.

Grapeland Church of Christ and its Subnetwork Operators reserves the right to remove or decline to post any User Submission at any time, for any reason (or for no reason), without notice and at its sole discretion, including if it determines that a User Submission is inappropriate or fails to comply with these Terms. Grapeland Church of Christ AND ITS SUBNETWORK OPERATORS HAVE NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FOR PERFORMANCE OR NONPERFORMANCE OF ANY SCREENING OR REMOVAL ACTIVITIES. Grapeland Church of Christ and its Subnetwork Operators have no responsible for the back-up of any of any User Submission or any lost data resulting from the use, operation or discontinuation of any aspect of the Sites or Services. You are solely responsible for maintaining back-ups of your Submissions and any information generated or stored through the use of the Services.

4. USER INTERACTIONS

Your interactions with other Users on the Sites, including for networking, the offering, purchase, sale, payment and delivery of Products, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such interactions, are solely between you and the User. As with any web-based interaction, we suggest that you use caution and good judgment. Grapeland Church of Christ and its Subnetwork Operators bear no liability for any loss or damage incurred as a result of any such interactions. If there is a dispute between you and another User or a third party, Grapeland Church of Christ and its Subnetwork Operators are under no obligation to become involved. You release Grapeland Church of Christ and its officers, directors, employees, agents and contractors, and Subnetwork Operators from any claims, demands and damages (whether direct, indirect, consequential, special, incidental, actual or statutory) of every kind and nature arising out of or in any way related to such disputes, the Sites and the Services.

5. LIMITATIONS TO THESE TERMS

The Sites and Services may contain links to third-party websites that are not owned or controlled by GCOC. All such links are provided solely as a convenience to you. Grapeland Church of Christ has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, products, services, policies, or practices of any third-party websites. Grapeland Church of Christ does not endorse, guarantee, or make any representations or warranties regarding any other websites. By using the Sites and Services, you expressly relieve Grapeland Church of Christ from any and all liability arising from your use of any third-party website.

6. ADVERTISEMENTS

Grapeland Church of Christ has the exclusive right to market, offer, sell and place advertisements and/or other promotional content or materials ("Advertisements") on the Sites for its sole benefit. You will not and will not allow any third party, directly or indirectly, to market, offer, sell and place Advertisements on the Sites.

7. TERMINATION

Deactivation.

You may deactivate your account at any time, for any reason, by following the instructions on the Sites.

Termination.

Grapeland Church of Christ may suspend or terminate your account or your use of the Sites or any Network at any time, without notice, for any reason or for no reason. It may also block your access to the Sites in the event that: (a) you breach these Terms of Use; or (b) we believe that your actions may cause financial loss or legal liability for you, our Users or us.

Effects of Termination.

Upon any such termination, your rights to access and use the Sites and Services shall automatically terminate. Grapeland church of Christ has no obligation to delete, remove, or retain your User Submissions, and they may remain on the Sites and in Networks. In addition, even if User Submissions are deleted from active display on the Sites, they may be recorded and saved by Rock Church in its archives.

8. YOUR REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES

You represent and warrant that: (i) you have obtained all consents, and possess all copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret and any other proprietary rights, or the necessary licenses thereto, to grant the licenses granted herein; (ii) You have read, understood, agree with, and will abide by the terms of these Terms of Use; (iii) the User Submission and GCOC's use thereof as contemplated by these Terms of Use, including on and in the Sites and Services, their promotion and re-distribution, will not violate, misappropriate or infringe any right of any third party, including any copyright, trademark, trade secret, privacy rights and rights of publicity.

9. DISCLAIMERS

YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITES AND SERVICES SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW: THE SITES AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. GRAPLEAND CHURCH OF CHRIST EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, RELATED TO THE SITES AND SERVICES AND YOUR USE THEREOF, INCLUDING, WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OR WARRANTIES OF UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE USE OR OPERATION. GRAPELAND CHURCH OF CHRIST ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR: (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT; (II) ANY PRODUCTS LISTED OR PURCHASED ON OR THROUGH THE SITES OR SERVICES; (III) ANY ACTS, OMISSIONS AND CONDUCT OF ANY USERS, ADVERTISERS AND/OR OTHER PARTIES REFERENCED ON OR THROUGH THE SITES OR SERVICES; (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF GRAPELAND CHURCH OF CHRIST SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION OR OTHER DATA STORED THEREIN; (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE SITES OR SERVICES; OR (V) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THE SITES OR SERVICES. GCOC DOES NOT GUARANTEE ANY NUMBER OF PRODUCT SALES OR TRANSACTIONS THROUGH THE SITES AND/OR SERVICES, AND YOU ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT YOU HAVE NO EXPECTATION OF OBTAINING ANY ANTICIPATED AMOUNT OF CUSTOMERS, SALES OR OTHER RESULTS BY VIRTUE OF THESE TERMS OF USE, OR YOUR USE OF THE SITES AND SERVICES. GCOC DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT LISTED OR SOLD BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE SITES OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEBSITE OR FEATURED IN ANY ADVERTISEMENTS. GRAPELAND CHURCH OF CHRIST EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR PRODUCT DEFECT OR FAILURE, CLAIMS THAT ARE DUE TO NORMAL WEAR, PRODUCT MISUSE, ABUSE, PRODUCT MODIFICATION, IMPROPER PRODUCT SELECTION, NON-COMPLIANCE WITH ANY CODES, OR MISAPPROPRIATION, AND GRAPELAND CHURCH OF CHRIST MAKES NO WARRANTIES TO THOSE DEFINED AS "CONSUMERS" IN THE MAGNUSON-MOSS WARRANTY-FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION IMPROVEMENTS ACT. GRAPELAND CHURCH OF CHRIST WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. AS WITH THE PURCHASE OF A PRODUCT OR SERVICE THROUGH ANY MEDIUM OR IN ANY ENVIRONMENT, YOU SHOULD USE YOUR BEST JUDGMENT AND EXERCISE CAUTION WHERE APPROPRIATE.

10. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW: IN NO EVENT WILL GRAPELAND CHURCH OF CHRIST BE LIABLE FOR CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY OR SPECIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS OF USE, THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE, SERVICES, CONTENT AND/OR PRODUCTS. IN NO EVENT WILL GCOC AGGREGATE LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS OF USE, THE WEBSITE, SERVICES, CONTENT AND/OR PRODUCTS, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, PRODUCT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY), WARRANTY OR OTHERWISE, EXCEED THE GREATER OF (A) $100 OR (B) THE VALUE OF YOUR PURCHASE ON THE SITES. YOU AND GRAPELAND CHURCH OF CHRIST AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE SITES MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.

YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FROM ANY USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE, SERVICES, CONTENT OR PRODUCTS, SHALL BE FOR YOU TO DISCONTINUE USE OF THE SITES AND SERVICES.

11. INDEMNITY

You will indemnify, defend at GCOC's request, and hold harmless GCOC, its affiliates and their officers, directors, employees and agents (the "Indemnified Parties") from and against any and all claims, actions, proceedings, losses, liabilities, damages, obligations, costs, debt, and expenses (including attorney's fees, litigation expenses and settlement amounts) arising from or related to any of the following, provided that the foregoing obligation to defend will apply only to claims or actions brought by a third party against an Indemnified Party: (i) your use of, or inability to use, the Sites and Services, Content or products, (ii) any of your User Submissions, including any infringement, misappropriation or violation of any copyright, trademark, or privacy or publicity right or other third party right; (iii) any acts or omissions by you as a User of any Network you created; (iv) any product listed or sold by you, including any personal injury, death or property damages caused by any product, or any other product liability, defect, or other claim that any product caused damage to a third party; (v) your violation of any these Terms of Use; (vi) your violation of any law, rule or regulation, whether local, state, federal or international; (vii) any other party's access and use of the Sites with your unique username, password or other appropriate security code; or (viii) any negligence or willful misconduct by you. You will not settle or compromise any claim, except with prior written consent of the relevant Indemnified Parties.

12. ABILITY TO ACCEPT TERMS OF USE

You affirm, represent and warrant that you are either more than 18 years of age, or an emancipated minor, or possess legal parental or guardian consent, and are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in these Terms of Use, and to abide by and comply with these Terms of Use.

13. GENERAL

These Terms of Use will be governed by the laws of Texas, without reference to its choice of laws rules. The exclusive jurisdiction and venue for any action under these Terms of Use shall be in the state and federal courts of Houston County, Texas. You hereby accept the personal jurisdiction of such courts. You may not assign any rights granted to you or delegate any of your duties hereunder and any attempt to do so is void and of no effect. GCOC does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to the Sites or Services, and operation of the Sites may be interfered with by numerous factors outside of our control. Our failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. These terms of service set forth the entire understanding and agreement between us with respect to the subject matter hereof. Additionally any provision that was, by its nature, intended to survive termination of these Terms will so survive. If any provision of these Terms of Use is invalid or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, the other provisions herein will remain in full force and effect.

14. DMCA

Grapeland Church of Christ has designated the following individual as its designated agent for receiving notifications of claimed copyright infringement:

Grapeland Church of Christ
504 N. Market Street
832.390.1736
grapelandcoc@gmail.com

If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide the following information to Grapeland Church of Christ:

  • A physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on their behalf;

  • Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;

  • Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;

  • Your contact information, including your address, telephone number, and an email address;

  • A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;

  • A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and, under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.

Please note that any misrepresentation of material in a notification may result in liability for damages.

14. WHO DO I TALK TO IF I HAVE QUESTIONS?

If you have any questions or concerns about the online privacy statement for this site or its implementation you may contact us at 832.390.1736

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