Terms of Use

By browsing and/or using this website, you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to these Terms of Use and will comply with all applicable laws and regulations. This agreement contains warranty disclaimers and provisions that limit our liability to you. Please read it carefully. Please do not use the site, if you do not agree with our Terms of Use.

AnswersForMe.org Usage

AnswersForMe.org hereby grants you a limited license to use the services provided by AnswersForMe.org solely for your personal, non-commercial use, subject to these Terms of Use. The design and layout of the website are specifically excluded from this grant. No other use of the website is authorized. You agree that any copy of the materials (or any portion of the materials) that you make shall retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained herein or therein. Embedding of the website or site materials or posting of materials on other websites is prohibited.

Copyright Information

All of the material available on the website is copyrighted 2016, AnswersForMe.org or used under license. AnswersForMe.org currently uses copyrighted materials from various individuals and entities. Copyright notices for such material are set forth wherever such licensed material appears on the AnswersForMe.org site.

Acceptable Use Policy

AnswersForMe.org adheres to the following Acceptable Use Policy in order to assure that its electronic greetings are used in a lawful and appropriate manner. Although AnswersForMe.org does not monitor the content of users' greetings, it reserves the right to investigate reports of misuse of its service and to protect its property and assets. The following conduct is prohibited on the service: sending harassing, abusive, or threatening messages; sending obscene or pornographic messages or images; sending defamatory or libelous messages; sending viruses or other harmful, disruptive, or destructive files; attempting to steal passwords; sending messages in furtherance of unlawful, criminal, or fraudulent activity; or attempting to conceal or misrepresent the identity of the sender.

Violations of AnswersForMe.org's Acceptable Use Policy will result in the sender being blocked from sending additional greetings from the site. .org reserves the right to disclose to third parties, their counsel, and/or law enforcement authorities, all relevant information about a communication.

Spam Policy

You may NOT use AnswersForMe.org to send eCards to mailing lists to which you do not have full rights or to send unsolicited bulk or commercial messages. AnswersForMe.org reserves the right to limit, in its sole discretion and without prior notice to you, the number of eCards or messages that you may send using the site and/or the number of recipients to which you send such eCards or messages.

You are solely responsible for your actions and communications undertaken or transmitted using AnswersForMe.org. Neither we or our affiliates exercise editorial control over your transmissions; however, we do reserve the right to review your uploads and transmissions in order to ensure compliance with these Terms.

Warranty Restriction; Limitation Of Liability

The materials and services provided by AnswersForMe.org are provided as you find them without any kind of warranty. AnswersForMe.org is not responsible for any failure of electronic greetings sent through its website to any intended recipients on the date specified by the sender. The materials on the site are subject to change without notice.

Neither AnswersForMe.org nor any of its employees, directors our sponsors shall be liable for any direct, indirect, or special punitive, exemplary and/or incidental damages of any kind whatsoever resulting from or arising in connection with your access to, inability to access, or use this site. 

Neither AnswersForMe.org nor its affiliates takes any responsibility or assumes any liability for any content uploaded or otherwise transmiitted by you or any third party, or for any mistakes, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, falsehoods, obscenity, pornography, indecency, lewdness, harassment, threats, abuse, or profanity you may encounter in using this site. You agree to hold harmless AnswersForMe.org and its affiliates and parties with whom AnswersForMe.org has contracted for purposes of hosting or maintaining this site from all claims unopn communication or materials made available by you on this site.

International Use

Neither AnswersForMe.org nor its affiliates make any representation that materials on this website are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

Indemnification

You hereby indemnify, defend and hold harmless AnswersForMe.org and its affiliates, and all officers, directors, owners, agents, content providers, licensors and licensees (collectively, the "Indemnified Parties") from and against any and all liability and costs, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees, incurred by the Indemnified Parties in connection with any claim arising out of any breach by you or any user of your account of this Agreement. You shall cooperate as fully as reasonably required in defense of any such claim. AnswersForMe.org reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you.

Compliance

If AnswersForMe.org determines that you have violated these Terms of Use, AnswersForMe.org has the right to immediately block your ability to send greetings from the site, and/or pursue any other remedies available to it under applicable law.

This agreement, and the respective rights and obligations of the parties hereto, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California. Any dispute arising between you and AnswersForMe.org will be submitted to binding arbitration in Ventura County, California in accordance with the American Arbitration Association's standard rules then in effect for arbitration of commercial disputes.

Updates to Terms

AnswersForMe.org shall have the right to revise these Terms of Use at any time by updating this posting. By using this site, you agree to comply with all such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this site to determine the current Terms of Use which presently apply.

Privacy Matters 

AnswersForMe is committed to protecting your personal privacy. We do not sell, lease, or share with affiliated partners any information you use to log into AnswersForMe. The sole purpose of the data we collect is to give you access to our services, and to protect you from unwanted spam. For more details check out our privacy statement.

Use of this site gives us permission to contact you by email to notify you of changes and/or new features. You can opt-out of this at any time.

Copyright Claims

AnswersForMe.org respects the intellectual property rights of others, and requests you to do the same. AnswersForMe.org does not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property rights on its website or related services, and AnswersForMe.org will remove all content if properly notified that such content infringes another's intellectual property rights. AnswersForMe.org reserves the right to remove content without prior notice. AnswersForMe.org will also block any users who are determined to be repeat copyright infringers.

If you are a copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe that any content infringes upon your copyrights, you may submit a notification pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") by providing our Copyright Agent with the following information in writing (see 17 U.S.C 512(c)(3) for further detail):

A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;

Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;

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 the service provider to locate the material;

Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail;

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;

and 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 owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

AnswersForMe's Copyright Agent for notice of claims of possible copyright infringement can be reached as follows:

By mail:

Copyright Agent
AnswersForMe.org
Pacific Union Conference
P.O. Box 5005
By fax: 1-805-497-7099
By email: css@puconline.org

Please also note that under Section 512(f) of the US Copyright Act any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material or activity is infringing may be subject to liability.

You acknowledge that if you fail to comply with all of the requirements of this Section 6, your DMCA notice may not be valid.

Counter-Notice. If you believe that your content that was removed (or to which access was disabled) is not infringing, or that you have the authorization from the copyright owner, the copyright owner's agent, or pursuant to the law, to post and use the material in your content, you may send a counter-notice containing the following information to the Copyright Agent:

1. Your physical or electronic signature;

2. Identification of the content that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the content appeared before it was removed or disabled;

3. A statement that you have a good faith belief that the content was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or a misidentification of the content;

4. Your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address, a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the federal court in California, and a statement that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification of the alleged infringement.

If a counter-notice is received by the Copyright Agent, AnswersForMe.org may send a copy of the counter-notice to the original complaining party informing that person that it may replace the removed content or cease disabling it in 10 business days. Unless the copyright owner files an action seeking a court order against the content provider, member or user, the removed content may be replaced, or access to it restored, in 10 to 14 business days or more after receipt of the counter-notice, at AnswersForMe.org's sole discretion.

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