Disclosure Statement and Usage Policies
Welcome to stjohnwheaton.org (this “Site”). St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Wheaton, Illinois (“St. John Lutheran”), provides this Site for your use subject to the following terms of service and privacy practices, any of which may be updated by us from time to time without notice to you (these “Service Terms”). Access to and use of this Site by any user is expressly made subject to these Service Terms and to any other law or regulation that applies to this Site, the Internet or the Worldwide Web. By accessing and browsing this Site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, these Service Terms and acknowledge that any other agreements between you and St. John Lutheran are superseded with respect to the subject matter hereof. If you have questions about these Service Terms or believe that St. John Lutheran is not abiding by these Service Terms, you should contact the management of St. John Lutheran by writing St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 410 N. Cross St., Wheaton, Illinois 60187, or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ownership of Content and Usage; Copyright and Trademark Information
This Site and all of its contents including, but not limited to, all text and images, and the name ”St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church”, the web address “stjohnwheaton.org” and all derivations thereof and associated logos (collectively, “Site Content”), are owned and copyrighted by St. John Lutheran or others with all rights reserved unless otherwise expressly noted. Any Site Content that is a trademark, logo or service mark is also a registered and unregistered trademark of St. John Lutheran or others.
Please feel free to browse this Site. St. John Lutheran maintains this Site for your personal information, education and communication. You may download material displayed on this Site for noncommercial, personal use only, provided that you also retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials. You may not, however, distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, repost or use the content of this Site for public or commercial purposes, including the text, images, audio and video without written permission from St. John Lutheran. Your use of any Site Content, except as provided in this policy, without the written permission of St. John Lutheran is strictly prohibited.
This Site is a Christian website and web hosting services provided by this Site are intended for use only by Christian churches and ministries who have received the express written authorization of St. John Lutheran. The posting of offensive material or language or other general misuse of this Site as determined in the sole discretion of St. John Lutheran is prohibited.
Information Collection and Use
St. John Lutheran is the sole owner of the information collected on this Site. St. John Lutheran will not sell, share or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in these Service Terms. St. John Lutheran may collect information from users at several different points on this Site.
St. John Lutheran may, from time to time, share aggregate demographic information with the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod and its affiliates. This aggregate demographic information is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.
From time-to-time, St. John Lutheran may request information from users of this Site via surveys. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary and users may choose whether or not to disclose any information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name, religious affiliation and address) and demographic information (such as zip code and age level). Survey information will be used solely for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this Site.
This Site takes every reasonable precaution to protect users’ information. When users submit sensitive information via this Site, the information is protected both online and off-line. St. John Lutheran also does everything in its power to protect user information off-line. All of the information collected from users of this Site, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted in the offices of St. John Lutheran or the offices of its contractors who are similarly bound to protect your information. If you have any questions about the security of this Site, you can send an email to email@example.com.
Site and Service Updates
St. John Lutheran may send users important Site and service announcement updates.
Disclaimer of Warranties
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT: (i) ALL SITE CONTENT IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND IS PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS; (ii) ST. JOHN LUTHERAN EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT; AND (iii) ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THIS SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
St. John Lutheran neither warrants nor represents that your use of any Site Content will not infringe the rights of any third parties nor that the Site Content will be accurate, complete or up-to-date. Additionally, with reference to any discussions, chats, postings, transmissions, bulletin boards and the like that may be on this Site, St. John Lutheran assumes no responsibility or liability arising from any infringing, threatening, false, misleading, abusive, harassing, libelous, defamatory, scandalous or inflammatory material 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, contained in any such locations on this Site.
Exclusion of Liability
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT NEITHER ST. JOHN LUTHERAN, NOR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING THIS SITE OR ANY SITE CONTENT SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF ST. JOHN LUTHERAN HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH DAMAGES) RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE; (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASES OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THIS SITE; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THIS SITE; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THIS SITE OR SITE CONTENT.
No Third Party Beneficiaries
You agree that, except as otherwise expressly provided in these Service Terms, there shall be no third party beneficiaries to the agreement evidenced by these Service Terms between users of this Site and St. John Lutheran.
Entire Agreement. These Service Terms constitute the entire agreement between users of this Site and St. John Lutheran and govern all aspects of use of this Site, superseding any prior agreements between users and St. John Lutheran.
Choice of Law and Forum
These Service Terms and the relationship between users of this Site and St. John Lutheran shall be governed by the laws of the State of Illinois without regard to its conflict of law provisions. Users of this Site and St. John Lutheran agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located with the County of DuPage, Illinois.
Waiver and Severability of Terms
The failure of St. John Lutheran to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Service Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Service Terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of these Service Terms remain in full force and effect.