Terms of Use


Acceptance of Terms

Welcome to Bible Study Tools. Bible Study Tools provides this web site as a service to you, subject to the following Terms of Use which may be updated by us from time to time without notice to you. You agree that each use of the Web site is subject to the then existing Terms of Use, including any modifications or amendments made hereto from time to time. In addition, when using this Web site, you shall be subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to such services which may be posted from time to time. All such guidelines or rules are hereby incorporated by reference into the Terms of Use.

Description of Service

The Bible Study Tools web site (the "Service") currently provides users with access to a rich collection of various online resources, including Christian information and audio services. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the current Service, including the release of new Bible Study Tools content, shall be subject to the Terms of Use.

Bible Study Tools Privacy Policy

Registration data and certain other information about you is subject to our Privacy Policy which, together with any modifications or amendments thereto, is incorporated herein by this reference. For more information, please see our full Privacy Policy.

No Resale of Service

You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes any portion of the Service, use of the Service, or access to the Service.

Dealings With Advertisers and Other Third Parties

Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in contests or promotions of, advertisers and other third parties (i.e., entities other than Bible Study Tools) found on or through the Service, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such party. You agree that Bible Study Tools shall not be responsible or liable 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 on the Service.

Links

This Web site provides links to other Web sites affiliated with Bible Study Tools. Even though the Web site may be affiliated with Bible Study Tools, the Web site may link to others that are not. The company cannot be responsible for and does not endorse the content of Web sites not under Bible Study Tools's direct control, and you use such Web sites at your own risk. In some cases, we have attempted to provide an indication of when you are leaving the Web site and going to a linked Web site, however this is not always the case. You acknowledge and agree that Bible Study Tools is not responsible for the availability of such external Web sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such Web sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that Bible Study Tools 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 use of or reliance on the site.

Bible Study Tools's Proprietary Rights

You acknowledge and agree that the Service and any necessary software used in connection with the Service ("Software") contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. You further acknowledge and agree that all Content, including that contained in sponsor advertisements or information presented to you through the Service or other third parties, is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by Bible Study Tools, its advertisers or the appropriate third party, you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Service, Content or the Software, in whole or in any part.

Copyright

All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, and software is the property of Bible Study Tools or its content suppliers and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement, and assembly) of all content on this site is the exclusive property of Bible Study Tools and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. All software used on this site is the property of Bible Study Tools or its software suppliers and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. Any use, including the reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, display, or performance, of the content on this site is strictly prohibited.

Trademarks

[List trademarks here] are registered trademarks of Bible Study Tools, Ltd., in the United States and other countries. The trademarks and other Bible Study Tools graphics, logos, and service names are trademarks of Bible Study Tools, Ltd. Bible Study Tools's trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not Bible Study Tools's, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits Bible Study Tools. All other trademarks not owned by Bible Study Tools 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 Bible Study Tools or its affiliates.

THIS SITE IS PROVIDED BY Bible Study Tools ON AN "AS IS" BASIS. Bible Study Tools MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE SITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED ON THIS SITE. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, Bible Study Tools DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Bible Study Tools WILL 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.

General Information

The Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and Bible Study Tools and govern your use of the Service, superceding any prior agreements between you and Bible Study Tools relating to the use of the Service. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use affiliate services, third-party content or third-party software. The Terms of Use and the relationship between you and Bible Study Tools shall be governed by the laws of the State of Washington without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You and Bible Study Tools agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts having jurisdiction over the city of Seattle, State of Washington. The failure of Bible Study Tools to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Terms of Use 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 the Terms of Use remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Service or the Terms of Use must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred. The section titles in the Terms of Use are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.

Applicable Law

This site is created and controlled by Bible Study Tools in the State of Washington, USA. As such, the laws of the State of Washington will govern these disclaimers, terms, and conditions, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws. We reserve the right to make changes to our site and these disclaimers, terms, and conditions at any time.