Terms and Conditions



Terms of Use

Last Modified: September 29, 2020

Description of Services and Acceptance of Terms of Use

Welcome to the web site www.bible.is(the “Site”) which is operated by Hosanna/Faith Comes By Hearing (“FCBH”, “we” or “us”). The services provided on the Site include Bible content and related reference materials, and any other features, content or applications offered from time to time by FCBH in connection with the Site (collectively the “Services”).

By visiting the Site and/or any mobile application (together “Bible.is”) or using the Services, whether as a guest or a registered user, you accept and agree to these Terms, including any future modifications, and to abide by all applicable laws, rules and regulations.

Please read through this agreement, as well as the Privacy Policy carefully. All information collected by FCBH on or through Bible.is is subject to our Privacy Policy. By visiting the Site or using the Services, you consent to all actions taken by FCBH with respect to your information in compliance with the Privacy Policy.

FCBH may modify these Terms from time to time, in its sole discretion. Any changes are effective upon posting on the Site. Your continued use of the Site or the Services following any such modification constitutes your acceptance and agreement to the Terms as modified.

FCBH reserves the right to change or cease offering Bible.is or any part, portion, or functionality without notice. FCBH will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of Bible.is is not available at any time.

Intellectual Property Rights

Bible.is and its contents, features and functionality (including, but not limited to, software, text, images, audio, videos, and the design, selection and arrangement of the same) (collectively the “Content”), are owned by FCBH, its licensors or other providers of such material and are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.

The names and logos of Bible.is and FCBH, all related names, logos, product and services names, designs and slogans are trademarks and/or copyrights of FCBH. All other names, logos, product and service names, designs and slogans on Bible.is are the trademarks of their respective owners.

Except as expressly set forth in these Terms or otherwise expressly granted to you in writing by FCBH, no rights (either by implication, estoppel or otherwise) in or to the Content are granted to you. All rights not expressly granted to you are reserved by FCBH.

Permitted Use

FCBH allows you to use Bible.is in accordance with these Terms for your personal, non-commercial use. Except as provided in these Terms, you may not copy, download, stream, capture, reproduce, duplicate, archive, upload, modify, translate, publish, broadcast, transmit, retransmit, distribute, perform, display, sell or otherwise use any Content appearing on the Site.

Subject to your strict compliance with these Terms, you may:

  • Use the Bible.is Services to download, read, listen, or view the Content for personal, non-commercial use, in accordance with its pre-defined functionality only;
  • Use the services to make personal notes or participate in the Bible.is community areas.

You will not:

  • use Bible.is in any way that violates any federal, state, local or international law or regulation;
  • violate the rights of others including patent, trademark, trademark, trade secret, copyright, privacy, publicity or other proprietary rights;
  • post, upload or otherwise transmit or link to Content anything that is unlawful; threatening; harmful; abusive; hateful; discriminatory; pornographic or includes nudity; obscene; vulgar; offensive; harassing; excessively violent; tortious; defamatory; libelous; false or misleading; or invasive of another’s patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, contract, privacy, publicity, or other rights;
  • harass or harm another person;
  • exploit or endanger a minor;
  • impersonate or attempt to impersonate any person or entity;
  • disable, overburden, damage, or impair Bible.is or interfere with another’s use;
  • introduce any virus, Trojan horse, worm, logic bomb, or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful;
  • attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage, or disrupt any parts of Bible.is or any server, computer, or database connected to Bible.is;
  • attack Bible.is via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack;
  • engage in any other conduct which, as determined by FCBH, may harm FCBH or users of Bible.is or expose them to liability;
  • otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of Bible.is; or
  • attempt, facilitate or encourage others to do any of the foregoing acts.

Your Reliance on Information and Translations

The information presented on or through Bible.is is made available solely for general information purposes. FCBH does not warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any of this information. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk. Bible translations found on Bible.is are provided by the licensors of FCBH and FCBH does not represent or warrant the accuracy of those translations.

Third Party Links

The Services may contain links to other sites and pop-ups and similar resources provided by third parties. These links and resources are provided for your convenience only. FCBH has no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accepts no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. When you use such links and resources, you do so at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites. FCBH is not responsible or liable to you or any third party for the content or accuracy of any materials provided by any third parties. The inclusion of any link does not imply approval or endorsement by FCBH of the service provided by the third party.

Disclaimer of Warranties

YOUR USE OF BIBLE.IS, ITS CONTENT AND ANY FUNCTIONALITY, SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH BIBLE.IS IS AT YOUR OWN RISK, ALL OF WHICH ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NEITHER FCBH NOR ANY PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH FCBH MAKES ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, QUALITY, ACCURACY OR AVAILABILITY OF BIBLE.IS. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER FCBH, NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH FCBH, REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT BIBLE.IS OR ANY FUNCTIONALITY CONTENT OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH BIBLE.IS WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT BIBLE.IS OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS OR THAT BIBLE.IS OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH BIBLE.IS WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS.

FCBH HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

Limitation on Liability

IN NO EVENT WILL FCBH, ITS LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, OR ANY OF THEIR EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS OR DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE BIBLE.IS, ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO IT, ANY CONTENT OFFERED ON OR THROUGH BIBLE.IS OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH BIBLE.IS, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE.

THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY LIABILITY WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless FCBH, its affiliates, licensors and service providers, and its and their respective officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, licensors, suppliers, successors and assigns from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses or fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or relating to your violation of these Terms or your use of Bible.is, any use of Content, services and products other than as expressly authorized in these Terms or your use of any information obtained from Bible.is.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

All matters, disputes or claims relating to Bible.is and these Terms (including non-contractual disputes or claims), shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of New Mexico without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule. Any legal suit, action or proceeding arising out of, or related to, these Terms or Bible.is shall be instituted exclusively in the federal courts of the United States or the courts of the State of New Mexico in each case located in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico. By agreeing to these Terms and using Bible.is, you waive any and all objections to the exercise of jurisdiction over you by such courts and to venue in such courts.

Waiver and Severability

FCBH may only waive its rights under these Terms in writing. If any provision of these Terms is held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be eliminated or limited to the minimum extent such that the remaining provisions of these Terms will continue in full force and effect.

Entire Agreement

These Terms and our Privacy Policy constitute the sole and entire agreement between you and FCBH with respect to Bible.is and supersede all prior and contemporaneous understandings, agreements, representations and warranties, both written and oral, with respect to Bible.is.