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Agreement Between User and La Salle County Episcopal Ministry

Your (the "User") access to this La Salle County Episcopal Ministry ("LCEM") web site, including the content, services, and/or products presented in any and all areas of this site, is subject to the Terms and Conditions set forth herein and throughout the site and all applicable laws. This LCEM web site is offered to you as a convenience conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of this web site constitutes your agreement to abide by the following terms and conditions and those posted in specific areas of the site. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions below, do not use this site.

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Copyright and Trademark Notices

This web site is controlled and operated by the La Salle County Episcopal Ministry, 926 Columbus Street, Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois, 61350. All contents of this web site are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. All rights reserved. Other trademarks/logos are the property of their respective owners.

This web site is for the User's noncommercial use. If you download any material, you must keep all copyright, trademark, and other notices intact. The LCEM office will not be a party to disputes over alleged copyright infringement. If you believe that your copyrights have been infringed, or if a notice of copyright infringement has been filed against you, we advise that you seek legal counsel.

The right to use this web site is not transferable to any other person or entity. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, or other content, products or services obtained from this web site. In addition, the information may not be taken out of context or presented in an unfair, misleading or discriminatory manner.

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All materials, information, products and services in the LCEM web site and third party sites are provided "AS IS" without warranty of any kind. The LCEM makes no representations and, to the fullest extent allowed by law, disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose regarding the suitability of the information; the accuracy, reliability, completeness or timeliness of the content, services, products, text, graphics, links or other items contained within this site, or the results obtained from accessing and using the LCEM web site and/or the content contained therein. The LCEM does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site, including the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components. The User assumes the entire cost of all necessary maintenance, repair or correction.

The LCEM web site may contain advice, opinions, and statements of various information providers and content providers. The LCEM does not represent, warrant or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement, or other information provided by any information provider or content provider, or any user of this site or other person or entity. Reliance upon any such opinion, advice, statement, or other information shall also be at your own risk. You should make reasonable efforts to verify information and investigate services contained in this web site. You are also cautioned to be aware of, and learn about, the possibility of contracting computer viruses from downloading information from this web site. Neither the LCEM nor any of its agents, employees, information providers or content providers shall be liable to any User or anyone else for any inaccuracy, error, omission, interruption, timeliness, completeness, deletion, defect, failure of performance, computer virus, communication line failure, alteration of, or use of any content herein, regardless of cause, for any damages resulting therefrom.

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Links to Third Parties' Web Sites

This site may contain links to Internet sites maintained by third parties. The LCEM does not operate or control in any respect any information, products or services on such third-party sites. Third-party links are included solely for the convenience of Users, and do not constitute any endorsement by the LCEM. User assumes sole responsibility for use of third-party links and disclaimers set forth herein are equally applicable to such third-party sites.

The LCEM is a distributor with regard to content supplied by third party suppliers and Users; therefore, the LCEM has no more editorial control over such content than a public library, bookstore or newsstand. (See 47 USC Section 230(c)(l).) Any opinions, advice, statements, services, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers and Users are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not of the LCEM.

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Indemnity/Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances, including but not limited to negligence, shall the LCEM be liable or responsible for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use of or the inability to use, the LCEM web site. You specifically knowledge and agree that the LCEM is not liable for any conduct of any User.

As a condition of the use of this web site, the User agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the LCEM, its affiliates, employees, directors, officers, agents, material or communication providers, and Internet Services Providers, from any and all liabilities, losses, expenses (including attorneys' fees), and damages arising out of claims resulting from the User's use of this web site, including without limitation any claims alleging facts that if true would constitute a breach by User of these terms and conditions. If you are dissatisfied with any LCEM web site material, or with these terms and conditions of use, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the LCEM web site.

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There is no legal basis for assuming that Internet communications are legally entitled to any degree of privacy. For your own protection, familiarize yourself with how to protect against Internet fraud. You are warned not to divulge personally identifiable information about yourself which could invite invasion of privacy, misappropriation of credit card numbers, misuse of monetary accounts or other computer related theft or fraudulent dealings.

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Modification and Termination

The LCEM reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove terms of this agreement at any time without notice. Changes shall be effective immediately. You agree to review this agreement periodically since subsequent use by you of this site shall constitute your acceptance of any changes. The LCEM shall have the right at any time to change or discontinue any aspect of the web site. Such changes, modifications, additions or deletions shall be effective immediately upon posting and any subsequent use by you after such posting shall conclusively be deemed to be acceptance by you of such changes, modifications or deletions. This agreement is effective until terminated by the LCEM, at any time without notice. In the event of termination, you are no longer authorized to access the site and the restrictions imposed on you with respect to material downloaded from the site, the disclaimers and limitations of liabilities set forth in this agreement, shall survive.

Pursuant to the "good Samaritan" exemption of the Communications Decency Act of 1996, 47 USC Section 230 (c)(2), the LCEM shall not be held liable on account of: (a) any action voluntarily taken in good faith to restrict access to or availability of material that the LCEM considers to be obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy, excessively violent, harassing, or otherwise objectionable, whether or not such material is constitutionally protected; of (b) any action taken to make available to information content providers or others the technical means to restrict access to material described above.

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The LCEM reserves the right to make any and all changes to this web site at its sole discretion without notice to the User. The LCEM reserves the right to deny access to this web site to anyone at any time.

This Agreement shall be deemed to include all other notices, policies, disclaimers, and other terms contained in this web site; provided, however, that in the event of a conflict between such other terms and the terms of this Agreement, the terms of this Agreement shall control.

This Agreement has been made in and shall be construed and enforced in accordance with Illinois law. Any action to enforce these Terms and Conditions of Use shall be brought in the federal or state courts located in Illinois. If any provision is deemed to be unlawful or unenforceable, that shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.