Terms and Conditions

Contents

  1. Description of Website and the Services
  2. Intellectual Property Ownership; License
  3. Links to Other Websites
  4. Our Linking Policy
  5. Acceptable Use
  6. User Accounts, Additional Terms, End User License Agreements & Subscriptions
  7. Competitions
  8. Software
  9. Disclaimer of Warranties
  10. Disclaimers/Limitation of Liability
  11. Indemnity
  12. Governing Law
  13. Changes to the Properties and the Terms of Use
  14. Miscellaneous
  15. Termination
  16. Privacy

1. Description of Website and the Services

Access to the Website currently provides users with access to the Services and a rich collection of online resources. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features which may be added to the Website or the Services, including without limitation, the release of new Bible.is services and software, are subject to these Terms of Use.

In some instances, these Terms of Use and a separate end user license or similar agreement may apply to a service or product offered by Bible.is. We may add, change, remove, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Website and/or the Services at any time without notice. We may also impose limits on certain features and/or restrict access to parts of or all of the Properties without notice or liability to you or any third party.
In order to use the Website, you must obtain access to the Internet, either directly or through devices that access web-based content, and pay any service fees associated with such access.

You acknowledge that the Services include certain elements which allow Bible.is proprietary software to be downloaded to your computer which interacts with other computer programs (including iTunes) and the Bible.is computer servers.

2. Intellectual Property Ownership; License

The past, present and future content of the Properties, including, without limitation, software graphics, text, images, audio, videos, designs, databases, targeting information, advertising copy, and the trademarks, logos, domain names, trade names, service marks and trade identities; any and all copyright material (including source and object code); and all other materials related to the Properties, including without limitation, the "look and feel" of the Website (collectively, "Content") are protected by applicable copyrights, trademark rights, database rights and other proprietary (including, but not limited to, intellectual property) rights and are the property of Bible.is, its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, or its licensors. Except as expressly set forth in these Terms of Use or otherwise expressly granted to you in writing by Bible.is, no rights (either by implication, estoppel or otherwise) in or to the Content are granted to you.

The copying, reproduction, re-arrangement, sale, leasing, renting, lending, distribution, redistribution, modification or adaptation, downloading, side loading, exchanging, creating of derivative works, uploading, posting, transmitting, communication to the public or publication by you, directly or indirectly, of the Content, including the removal or alteration of advertising, except pursuant to the express limited grant of rights hereunder, is strictly prohibited. You agree to abide by any and all additional notices, information or restrictions in respect of the Properties contained in any part of the Website.

Subject to your strict compliance with these Terms of Use, Bible.is grants you a limited, personal, non-exclusive, non-commercial, revocable, non-assignable and non-transferable license to:

  1. download and use the Bible.is client-based software in accordance with its pre-defined functionality only;
  2. listen to scripture and view videos streamed from the Website and participate in the Bible.is community areas;
  3. embed the Bible.is widget on your personal website or profile pages for non-commercial and private use only; and
  4. communicate with other members of the Bible.is community;

Provided that you:

  1. retain and do not alter or tamper with any trademark, copyright and other proprietary or legal notices contained in the original Content or any permitted copy you may make of the Content;
  2. do not, and do not allow or aid or abet any third party (whether or not for your benefit) to, copy or adapt the object code of the Website or Services (including, without limitation, software, HTML, JavaScript, or other code); to reverse engineer, decompile, reverse assemble, modify or attempt to discover any source or object code, circumvent or attempt to circumvent or copy any copy protection mechanism or access any rights management information;
  3. do not insert any code, product or material to manipulate the Content in any way that affects any user's experience;
  4. do not copy or seek to copy or "rip" any audio and/or audiovisual content from the Website or any part of the Service;
  5. do not embed or otherwise exploit the Bible.is product for commercial gain (which includes, for example and without limitation, selling advertising on your site or otherwise monetizing any element of your site which contains the Bible.is brand); and
  6. do not adapt, copy, republish, communicate to the public, display, transfer, share, distribute or otherwise exploit the Content, except as under these Terms of Use.

Bible.is alone shall be responsible for determining, in its discretion, whether any use of the Bible.is Online brand constitutes commercial use in each case.

3. Links to Other Websites

The Website may contain hyperlinks to other websites ("Other Sites"). If you use the hyperlinks to access these Other Sites, you will leave the Website and your browser will be re-directed to the Other Sites. The Other Sites may have their own terms of use and privacy policy and those Other Sites may have different practices and requirements than the Website. Bible.is may not have knowledge of, and is not responsible for, the content, information, services, products or advertisements presented by any Other Site which you use at your own risk. The hyperlinks to Other Sites do not constitute an endorsement by Bible.is of any Other Site(s) or resources, or their content, information, services or products. The Website is only providing these links to you as a convenience.

4. Our Linking Policy

Any web site that links to the Website, widget or other Bible.is application: (a) must not frame, surround, obfuscate or create a browser or border environment around any of the Content of the Website; (b) may link to, but not replicate, the Content; (c) must not imply that Bible.is or the Website or any artist or performer are endorsing or sponsoring it or its products, unless Bible.is has given its prior written consent; (d) must not present false information about Bible.is or its products or services; (e) must not use any Bible.is Services or trademarks except as expressly permitted in these Terms of Use or without the prior written permission from Bible.is; (f) must not contain content that is illegal, obscene or defamatory, or that could be construed as distasteful, offensive or controversial; and (g) must not support, endorse or encourage piracy or the unauthorized exploitation of intellectual property rights. By linking to the Website, you agree that you do and will continue to comply with the above linking requirements.

If you are the operator of a commercial website and would like to include the Bible.is product in your website, or if you would like to use the web, or other, applications for commercial purposes, please contact us by emailing support@Bible.is.

5. Acceptable Use

You will not use the Properties to:

  1. Upload, post, e-mail, transmit, display, copy, distribute, promote, or otherwise communicate to the public:
    1. any material that is false, unlawful, threatening, tortious, disparaging (including disparaging of Bible.is, its parent, subsidiaries or affiliates), anything that adversely affects Bible.is such as discouraging any person or entity from advertising with, linking to or supplying Bible.is, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, offensive, pornographic, profane, racist, sexually explicit, ethnically or culturally offensive, indecent, or that promotes violence, racial hatred, terrorism, or illegal acts, or is otherwise objectionable in Bible.is's sole discretion;
    2. information, software, content or other material that violates, plagiarizes, misappropriates or infringes the rights of third parties including, without limitation, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, rights of privacy or publicity, confidential information or any other proprietary right;
    3. material of any kind that contains a virus, time bombs, worms, spyware, adware, malware, bots, any automated use of the system, such as scripts, or other harmful component or restricts or inhibits any other user's uninhibited use and enjoyment of the Properties, interferes with, impairs or disrupts the Properties or servers or networks connected to the Properties;
    4. information or material of any kind that is false or misleading or that constitutes or contains false or misleading indications of origin or statements of fact, including, without limitation, by forging any TCP/IP packet header, any part of the header information in any transmission to the Website, or otherwise manipulating identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any content transmitted to or from the Website; or
    5. any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, or any other form of solicitation.
  2. Encourage, promote, solicit or commit conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, national or international law.
  3. Impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
  4. Stalk, abuse, sexually exploit, violently exploit, groom, act violently toward, threaten or otherwise harass another user;
  5. Use or attempt to use another's information, account, password, service or system except as expressly permitted;
  6. Solicit or collect personal data including telephone numbers, addresses, last names, email addresses, or any other kind of information about users on or through the Website; and
  7. Undertake any commercial purpose or activity without the prior written consent of Bible.is.

You represent, warrant and agree that you will comply with the above acceptable use requirements. Bible.is reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate any user's account or take such other action as Bible.is sees fit in relation to any user who breaches Bible.is's acceptable use policy or any of the other terms set forth herein. In extreme cases or as required by law or regulation, Bible.is reserves the right to take court action and/or report users to the relevant authorities.

6. User Accounts, Additional Terms, End User License Agreements & Subscriptions

Registration may be required for the use of certain Services and portions of the Website (e.g., e-mail, newsletters, competitions, forums, content downloads, promotions etc.). In some instances, these Terms of Use and separate end user license agreements or terms of use that set forth additional conditions may apply to Services or products offered via the Website.

If you choose to provide information to the Website, you agree to provide only true, accurate, current and complete information. If you create a user account, you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password, if any, and agree you will not sell, transfer or assign your user account. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, if any, and for restricting access to your computer so that others may not access any password-protected portion of the Website or other Properties using your name, user name or password in whole or in part.

You may be able to purchase a subscription for certain additional features of the Website and Services. You agree to pay in full the prices for any purchases you make either by credit/debit card concurrent with your online order or by other payment means acceptable to Bible.is. You agree to pay all applicable taxes. If payment is not received by us from your credit or debit card issuer or its agents, you agree to pay all amounts due upon demand by us.

7. Competitions

Bible.is may decide to run competitions, promotions, prize draws and other opportunities on the Website and these will be governed by a separate set of terms and conditions. A link to these terms and conditions will be found on the Website, alongside details of the specific competition, promotion, prize draw and other opportunities. It is your responsibility to read those terms and conditions for details about the terms that shall apply and any eligibility requirements.

8. Software

Any software that we make available for download or use from the Website and/or our servers (the "Software") is the intellectual property of Bible.is or its licensors or suppliers. Any such "Software" shall be considered a "Service" or one of the "Properties" as such terms are defined and used herein. Your use of the Software may be governed by the terms of an end user license agreement that may accompany or that may be included with the Software (the "License Agreement"). Please carefully read any License Agreement and Paragraph 7 above to determine the full extent of the terms and conditions governing the use of such Software.

WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, COPYING OR REPRODUCTION OF THE SOFTWARE TO ANY OTHER SERVER OR LOCATION FOR FURTHER USE, REPRODUCTION, REDISTRIBUTION OR OTHER EXPLOITATION IS EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED, UNLESS SUCH USE, REPRODUCTION, REDISTRIBUTION OR EXPLOITATION IS EXPRESSLY PERMITTED BY THE LICENSE AGREEMENT APPLICABLE TO SUCH SOFTWARE.

9. Disclaimer of Warranties

THE PROPERTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL CONTENT, SOFTWARE, AND FUNCTIONS MADE AVAILABLE ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH OR SENT FROM THE WEBSITE, ARE PROVIDED "AS IS," "AS AVAILABLE, " AND "WITH ALL FAULTS." TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, Bible.is AND ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTIES OR ENDORSEMENTS OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER (EXPRESS OR IMPLIED) ABOUT: (A) THE PROPERTIES; (B) THE CONTENT AND SOFTWARE ON AND PROVIDED THROUGH THE PROPERTIES; (C) THE FUNCTIONS MADE ACCESSIBLE ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE PROPERTIES; (D) THE MESSAGES, CONTENT AND INFORMATION SENT FROM OR THROUGH THE PROPERTIES BY USERS; (E) ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OFFERED VIA THE WEBSITE OR HYPERTEXT LINKS TO THIRD PARTIES; AND/OR (F) THE TREATMENT OF ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIAL OR DATA TRANSMITTED BY USERS TO THE PROPERTIES; (G) SECURITY ASSOCIATED WITH THE TRANSMISSION OF SENSITIVE INFORMATION THROUGH THE PROPERTIES OR ANY LINKED SITE. Bible.is DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE PROPERTIES, ANY OF THE PROPERTIES' FUNCTIONS OR ANY CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE; THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR THAT THE PROPERTIES OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE THEM AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

Bible.is DOES NOT WARRANT THAT YOUR ACTIVITIES IN CONNECTION WITH OR USE OF THE PROPERTIES IS LAWFUL IN ANY PARTICULAR JURISDICTION AND, IN ANY EVENT, Bible.is SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS SUCH WARRANTIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT BY USING ANY OF THE FEATURES OF THE PROPERTIES, YOU ACT AT YOUR OWN RISK, AND YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOUR ACCESS AND ACTIVITIES ARE LAWFUL IN EVERY JURISDICTION WHERE YOU ACCESS OR USE THE WEBSITE, THE SERVICES OR THE CONTENT.

Bible.is, ITS PARENT, SUBSIDIARIES OR AFFILIATES OR THE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, OR OTHER REPRESENTATIVES OF EACH OF THEM SHALL NOT BE LIABLE IN ANY EVENT FOR THE USE OF THE WEBSITE OR OTHER PROPERTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE CONTENT AND ANY ERRORS CONTAINED THEREIN. WHERE ANY JURISDICTIONS LIMIT OR DO NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED OR OTHER WARRANTIES AS SET OUT ABOVE, THE DISCLAIMER MAY NOT APPLY TO THE EXTENT THE LAW OF SUCH JURISDICTION IS APPLICABLE TO THIS AGREEMENT.

YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE PROPERTIES IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.

10. Disclaimers/Limitation of Liability

WITHOUT LIMITATION OF ANYTHING ELSE SET FORTH IN THESE TERMS OF USE, YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT Bible.is FURTHER LIMITS ITS LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE PROPERTIES AS SET FORTH BELOW:

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL Bible.is, ITS PARENT, SUBSIDIARIES, OR AFFILIATES OR THE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, OR OTHER REPRESENTATIVES OF EACH OF THEM (COLLECTIVELY, THE "Bible.is ENTITIES AND INDIVIDUALS") BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, FOR ANY SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY, ECONOMIC, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT ARE DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY RELATED TO (1) THE PROPERTIES, THE CONTENT, OR YOUR UPLOAD INFORMATION; (2) THE USE OF, INABILITY TO USE, OR PERFORMANCE OF THE PROPERTIES OR ANY OF THE CONTENT OR FEATURES THEREON; (3) ANY ACTION TAKEN IN CONNECTION WITH AN INVESTIGATION BY Bible.is OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES REGARDING YOUR USE OF THE PROPERTIES OR CONTENT; (4) ANY ACTION TAKEN IN CONNECTION WITH COPYRIGHT OWNERS; (5) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE PROPERTIES' TECHNICAL OPERATION, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE OR EVEN IF THE Bible.is ENTITIES AND INDIVIDUALS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY TORT (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WHETHER CAUSED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY NEGLIGENCE, ACTS OF GOD, TELECOMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, OR THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OF THE PROPERTIES).

IF ANY OF THESE TERMS OF USE ARE DETERMINED TO BE ILLEGAL, INVALID OR OTHERWISE UNENFORCEABLE BY REASON OF THE LAWS OF ANY STATE OR COUNTRY IN WHICH THESE TERMS OF USE ARE INTENDED TO BE EFFECTIVE, THEN TO THE EXTENT AND WITHIN THE JURISDICTION IN WHICH THAT TERM IS ILLEGAL, INVALID OR UNENFORCEABLE, IT SHALL BE SEVERED AND DELETED FROM THESE TERMS OF USE AND THE REMAINING TERMS SHALL SURVIVE AND CONTINUE TO BE BINDING AND ENFORCEABLE.

THE Bible.is ENTITIES AND INDIVIDUALS ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO ANY USER'S COMPUTER, HARDWARE, COMPUTER SOFTWARE, OR OTHER EQUIPMENT OR TECHNOLOGY INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGE FROM ANY SECURITY BREACH OR FROM ANY VIRUS, BUGS, TAMPERING, FRAUD, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER LINE OR NETWORK FAILURE OR ANY OTHER TECHNICAL OR OTHER MALFUNCTION.

YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THIS THE PROPERTIES IS AT YOUR RISK.

YOU RECOGNIZE AND CONFIRM THAT IN THE EVENT YOU INCUR ANY DAMAGES, LOSSES OR INJURIES THAT ARISE OUT OF Bible.is'S ACTS OR OMISSIONS, THE DAMAGES, IF ANY, CAUSED TO YOU ARE NOT IRREPARABLE OR SUFFICIENT TO ENTITLE YOU TO AN INJUNCTION PREVENTING ANY EXPLOITATION OF ANY WEB SITE, PROPERTY, PRODUCT, PROGRAM, TELEVISION SHOW, MOTION PICTURE OR OTHER AUDIO/VISUAL CONTENT OWNED OR CONTROLLED BY Bible.is AND/OR ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AND/OR AFFILIATES OR YOUR UPLOAD INFORMATION, AND YOU WILL HAVE NO RIGHTS TO ENJOIN OR RESTRAIN THE DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION, DISTRIBUTION, ADVERTISING, EXHIBITION OR EXPLOITATION OF ANY Bible.is WEB SITE, SERVICES, PROPERTIES, PRODUCT, PROGRAM, SCRIPTURE, TELEVISION SHOW, MOTION PICTURE OR OTHER AUDIO/VISUAL CONTENT OR YOUR UPLOAD INFORMATION OR ANY AND ALL ACTIVITIES OR ACTIONS RELATED THERETO.

11. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify, hold harmless, and keep Bible.is, its parents, subsidiaries and affiliates, and their respective owners, officers, managers, members, agents and employees, fully and effectively indemnified with respect to any and all costs, claims, demands, investigations, liabilities, losses, damages, judgments, settlements, costs and expenses, including attorneys' fees arising out of or in connection with this Terms of Use, including, without limitation: (a) your use of the Properties; (b) your violation of these Terms of Use or any law, rule or regulation; (c) your use of the Content; or (d) your placement or transmission of any of Your Upload Information or any other content or materials on or through the Properties.

12. Governing Law

These Terms of Use and the interpretation of these Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States of America.

13. Changes to the Properties and the Terms of Use

We reserve the right to add, delete, change or modify parts of these Terms of Use at our sole discretion and at any time without notice to you. If we do this, we will post the changes to the Terms of Use on this page and will indicate the effective date of the Terms of Use at the top of the page.

14. Miscellaneous

Any other rules, restrictions, guidelines and terms and conditions that may be posted or made available in connection with a particular feature on the Website or Service are incorporated by this reference into these Terms of Use for all purposes.

You are solely responsible for compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations in connection with your use of the Properties and the Content, including, without limitation, those governing your transmission or use of any software or data.

15. Termination

You understand and agree that Bible.is will determine your compliance with these Terms of Use in its sole discretion. Bible.is reserves the right to restrict, suspend, deny or terminate access to all or part of the Website or any Service and to deny access to any person in its sole discretion without notice or liability of any kind.

16. Privacy

Registration data and certain other information about you are subject to our Privacy Policy. Please read the Privacy Policy for information on how your personal data and other information about you will be handled. By accepting these Terms of Use you are also accepting the terms of the Privacy Policy, which is incorporated herein by reference for all purposes.