LEGAL NOTICES AND DISCLAIMERS
Herein, “you” and “your” refer to you, your company, your church, your staff, your employees, your representatives and your assigns. “Our,” “Our Company,” “Us,” or “We” refers to Preaching For Pastors and www.PreachingForPastors.com, as well as subsidiaries, companies, publications, businesses, Websites, partners, promotions, representatives and assigns of Preaching For Pastors.
By browsing our Websites, buying products, services, events or memberships from us, subscribing to any service or publication developed by us, or reading and implementing information published or recommended by us, you acknowledge and agree to the following terms and disclaimers. This agreement is in effect immediately and indefinitely, and supersedes all other agreements made, be it explicit or implied, and written or verbal.
1. Disclaimers and Terms
We assume that all Websites featured herein either directly, by implication or by link to be honest, legal and ethical. However, we are not directly affiliated with some of the companies featured herein and no investigation was conducted. Also, the material contained on this Website is from sources believed to be reliable and great care was taken to provide accurate information. However, we cannot be responsible for the accuracy and correctness of the information contained on this Website or in our publications, nor are we engaged in rendering legal, medial, professional or accounting advice.
Readers are urged to seek the services of a competent professional, if and when applicable, responsibility for use of any and all information, products or services contained herein is strictly and solely that of you, the user, client, subscriber or affiliate. Contents are provided as information only. One’s judgment and discretion are required and encouraged. You must be 18 year of age to access this Website, or any of the products, services, information provided by this Website or from us.
2. Legal Rights and No Warranties
With the opportunities, strategies, services and programs featured on this Website, or offered, promoted or performed by us, or published on the web pages, books, newsletters, articles, reports, e-mails or e-zines published by us, we make absolutely no promises, implications, suggestions or guarantees whatsoever in any manner of speaking, in whole or in part. That by joining, responding to, hiring, following or adhering to any program, product, service or information we feature that you will produce specific results (e.g. increasing collection basket revenues, acquiring more church members, or whatever the topic or content may imply).
Everything is on an “at your own risk” basis. Your success in these or any efforts depends on numerous factors typical or atypical of most pursuits. We assume no responsibility for any losses or damages resulting from your use of any link, information, service, product or opportunity contained within this Website, within any publication we authored or published, or within any information disclosed by us in any form whatsoever. We are not liable for any losses or damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to loss of business, profits, service, clients, information or any other pecuniary loss.
OUR WEBSITES, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, EVENTS AND MEMBERSHIPS ARE PROVIDED, AS IS, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. OUR COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT, GUARANTEE, OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE, OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE, OF OUR WEBSITES, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, EVENTS, MEMBERSHIPS OR WRITTEN MATERIALS IN THE TERMS OF CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, CURRENTNESS OR OTHERWISE. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE RESULTS AND PERFORMANCE OF OUR WEBSITES, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, EVENTS AND MEMBERSHIPS ARE ASSUMED BY YOU. IF OUR WEBSITES, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, EVENTS, MEMBERSHIPS OR WRITTEN MATERIALS ARE DEFECTIVE, YOU, AND NOT OUR COMPANY, ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION.
THIS IS THE ONLY WARRANT OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, THAT IS MADE BY OUR COMPANY. NO ORAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION OR ADVICE GIVEN BY OUR COMPANY SHALL CREATE A WARRANTY OR IN ANY WAY INCREASE THE SCOPE OF THIS WARRANTY, AND YOU MAY NOT RELY ON SUCH INFORMATION OR ADVICE TO DO SO.
3. Agreements, Products or Services Sold/Promised and Customer Remedy
You acknowledge that we have been and will be working for you solely in the capacity of an independent contractor and not as an employee, director or partner. Consequently, we will not be considered an employee of your company with regard to any laws, such as but not limited to Federal, State or Local Income Tax withholding laws.
Upon receipt of your deposit for services to be rendered, your deposit is non-refundable, non-negotiable and non-transferable. No exceptions. Our Company’s entire liability, and the purchaser’s exclusive remedy, shall be a refund of the price paid or replacement of our products, at our option. We limit replacement to thirty (30) days. All remedies are limited to the United States. Refunds, if any, are for non-service only, prior to any work performed and the submission of answers to our Client Information Form. If you fail to reply and return our Client Information Form within thirty (30) days of making your deposit or payment, your project will thus be considered abandoned and a “cancellation fee” equal to your deposit or payment will be applied to your account.
Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability, so the above limitations may not apply to you.
Once your account is paid in full, copyright of the completed work or speeches, as well as ownership of any related concepts developed, will be automatically transferred to you. You are then the full and sole owner of all creatives, copy, ideas and materials produced for you, including but not limited to all related documents, speeches, sermons, concepts, emails, advertisements, graphics, and publications we developed for you. You are also the full and sole owner of all copyrights and intellectual property of such works.
You are solely responsible for all works submitted to you, and to have the works reviewed by a competent legal professional, as well as for any copyright, legal, patent or trademark protection for such works. You agree that, unless agreed otherwise, you grant us the unlimited, non-exclusive right to use copies of your work, at our discretion, for promotional purposes in any marketing efforts, including but not limited to our Websites, our publications, our products and services and our promotions.
4. Limitation and Exclusion of Liability
These warranties exclude all incidental or consequential damages. Our company, and its suppliers, will not be liable for any damages whatsoever, including without limitation, damages for loss of business profits, business interruption, loss of business information, or other pecuniary loss. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability, so the above limitations may not apply to you.
5. Legal Forum, Choice of Laws and Official Language
This offering is a contract between you, the buyer, and our business, the seller. The seller is located in Oswego, Illinois, U.S.A. and by doing business with us, you agree that this offering is made from Oswego, Illinois, U.S.A. and shall be governed by the laws of the State of Illinois and the U.S.A. By electing to participate in this offer, you are entering into a contract.
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, without regard to its conflict of laws rules. Any legal action arising out of this Agreement shall be litigated and enforced under the laws of the State of Illinois. In addition, you agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Illinois, and that any legal action pursued by you shall be within the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Oswego in the State of Illinois, USA.
The terms constituting this offering are set forth in writing on this Website You hereby agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the State and Federal Courts located in Oswego, Illinois, U.S.A. to resolve any disputes or litigation hereunder. Whether or not you choose to print this offering, containing the terms and conditions as described herein, you agree that this contract constitutes a writing.
This agreement is being written in English, which is to be the official language of the contract’s text and interpretation. If you do not agree with the above terms and conditions, you have the option to not participate in this offer.
This Website and information contains copyrighted material, trademarks, and other proprietary information. No part of this Website may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, including mechanical, electronic or otherwise, such as but not limited to photocopying and recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, or transmitted by e-mail, or used in any other fashion without our express prior written permission. This, of course, excludes the downloading and temporary caching of this Website on a personal computer for the explicit purpose of viewing this Website as well as where otherwise clearly indicated.
You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, create derivative works of, on in any way exploit, in whole or in part, any Proprietary or other Material.
All images, text, contents, products and scripts are licensed and never sold, unless otherwise stated. Reproduction is prohibited. You may not use, copy, emulate, clone, rent, lease, sell, modify, decompile, disassemble, otherwise reverse engineer, or transfer the licensed program or product, or any subset of the licensed program or product, except as provided for in this agreement or expressly in writing. Any such unauthorized use shall result in immediate and automatic termination of this license and may result in criminal and/or civil prosecution.
Our company reserves all rights not expressly granted here.
EARNINGS AND INCOME DISCLAIMERS
ANY EARNINGS OR INCOME STATEMENTS, OR EARNINGS OR INCOME EXAMPLES, THAT MAY BE MADE ON THIS WEBSITE ARE ONLY ESTIMATES OF WHAT WE THINK YOU COULD EARN. THERE IS NO ASSURANCE YOU’LL DO AS WELL. IF YOU RELY UPON OUR FIGURES, YOU MUST ACCEPT THE RISK OF NOT DOING AS WELL.
WHERE SPECIFIC INCOME AND DONATION FIGURES ARE USED, AND ATTRIBUTED TO AN INDIVIDUAL OR CHURCH, THOSE PERSONS OR CHURCHES HAVE EARNED THAT AMOUNT. THERE IS NO ASSURANCE YOU’LL DO AS WELL. IF YOU RELY UPON OUR FIGURES; YOU MUST ACCEPT THE RISK OF NOT DOING AS WELL.
ANY AND ALL CLAIMS OR REPRESENTATIONS, AS TO INCOME EARNINGS ON THIS WEBSITE, ARE NOT TO BE CONSIDERED AS AVERAGE EARNINGS.
THERE CAN BE NO ASSURANCE THAT ANY PRIOR SUCCESSES, OR PAST RESULTS, AS TO INCOME EARNINGS, CAN BE USED AS AN INDICATION OF YOUR FUTURE SUCCESS OR RESULTS.
MONETARY AND INCOME RESULTS ARE BASED ON MANY FACTORS. WE HAVE NO WAY OF KNOWING HOW WELL YOU WILL DO, AS WE DO NOT KNOW YOU, YOUR BACKGROUND, YOUR WORK ETHIC, OR YOUR BUSINESS SKILLS OR PRACTICES. THEREFORE WE DO NOT GUARANTEE OR IMPLY THAT YOU OR YOUR CHURCH WILL GET RICH, THAT YOU WILL DO AS WELL, OR MAKE ANY MONEY AT ALL. THERE IS NO ASSURANCE YOU’LL DO AS WELL. IF YOU RELY UPON OUR FIGURES; YOU MUST ACCEPT THE RISK OF NOT DOING AS WELL.
ALL PRODUCTS AND SERVICES BY OUR COMPANY ARE FOR EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. USE CAUTION AND SEEK THE ADVICE OF QUALIFIED PROFESSIONALS. CHECK WITH YOUR ACCOUNTANT, LAWYER OR CHURCH ADVISOR, BEFORE ACTING ON THIS OR ANY INFORMATION.
USERS OF OUR PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND WEBSITE ARE ADVISED TO DO THEIR OWN DUE DILIGENCE WHEN IT COMES TO MAKING BUSINESS DECISIONS AND ALL INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES THAT HAVE BEEN PROVIDED SHOULD BE INDEPENDENTLY VERIFIED BY YOUR OWN QUALIFIED PROFESSIONALS. OUR INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES ON THIS WEBSITE SHOULD BE CAREFULLY CONSIDERED AND EVALUATED, BEFORE REACHING A BUSINESS DECISION, ON WHETHER TO RELY ON THEM.
YOU AGREE THAT OUR COMPANY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SUCCESS OR FAILURE OF YOUR BUSINESS DECISIONS RELATING TO ANY INFORMATION PRESENTED BY OUR COMPANY, OR OUR COMPANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES.
1. Access to this Website
You agree to use this Website only for the lawful purposes described in more detail in the “Restrictions on Use” section below. You agree not to take any action that might compromise the security of the Website, render the Website inaccessible to others or otherwise cause damage to the Website or the Content. You agree not to add to, subtract from, or otherwise modify the Content, or to attempt to access any Content that is not intended for you. You agree not to use the Website in any manner that might interfere with the rights of third parties. To access this Website or some of the resources it has to offer, you may be asked to provide certain registration details or other information. It is a condition of your use of this Website that all the information you provide on this Website will be correct, current, and complete. If our Company believes the information you provide is not correct, current, or complete, we have the right to refuse you access to this Website or any of its resources, and to terminate or suspend your access at any time, without notice.
2. Restrictions on Use
You hereby grant to our Company the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, and display all content, remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, or other information communicated to our Company through this Website (together, hereinafter known as the “Submission”), and to incorporate any Submission in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. Our Company will not be required to treat any Submission as confidential, and may use any Submission in its business (including without limitation, for products or advertising) without incurring any liability for royalties or any other consideration of any kind, and will not incur any liability as a result of any similarities that may appear in future Company operations. By making a Submission, you are guaranteeing to us that you have the legal right to post the content in the Submission and that it will not violate any law or the rights of any person or entity.
You understand that our Company cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from the Internet will be free of viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that may manifest contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to this Website for the reconstruction of any lost data. Our Company does not assume any responsibility or risk for your use of the Internet.
The Content is not necessarily complete, up-to-date, and should not be used to replace any written reports, statements, or notices provided by our Company. Investors, borrowers, and other persons should use the Content in the same manner as any other educational medium and should not rely on the Content to the exclusion of their own professional judgment. Information obtained by using this Website is not exhaustive and does not cover all issues, topics, or facts that may be relevant to your goals.
YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. The Content is provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied. Our Company disclaims all warranties, including any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title or non-infringement. Our Company does not warrant that the functions or Content contained on this Website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this Website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. Our Company does not warrant or make any representation regarding use, or the result of use, of the content in terms of accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. The content may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors, and Company may make changes or improvements at any time. You, and not our Company, assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair or correction IN THE EVENT OF ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR ITS CONTENT. OUR COMPANY MAKES NO WARRANTIES THAT YOUR USE OF THE CONTENT WILL NOT INFRINGE THE RIGHTS OF OTHERS AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN SUCH CONTENT.
All of the information on this Website, whether historical in nature or forward-looking, speaks only as of the date the information is posted on this Website, and Company does not undertake any obligation to update such information after it is posted or to remove such information from this Website if it is not, or is no longer, accurate or complete.
6. Limitation on Liability
OUR COMPANY, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, CONTENT PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS, AND DIRECTORS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, ACTUAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR OTHER DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOSS OF REVENUE OR INCOME, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, OR SIMILAR DAMAGES, EVEN IF OUR COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT WILL THE COLLECTIVE LIABILITY OF OUR COMPANY AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, CONTENT PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS, AND DIRECTORS, TO ANY PARTY (REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE GREATER OF $100 OR THE AMOUNT YOU HAVE PAID TO OUR COMPANY FOR THE APPLICABLE CONTENT, PRODUCT OR SERVICE OUT OF WHICH LIABILITY AROSE.
8. Trademarks, Service Marks and Logos
Trademarks, service marks, and logos appearing on this Website are the property of our Company or the party that provided the trademarks, service marks, and logos to our Company. Our Company and any party that provided trademarks, service marks, and logos to Company retain all rights with respect to any of their respective trademarks, service marks, and logos appearing on this Website.
9. Information You Provide
You may not post, send, submit, publish, or transmit in connection with this Website any material that:
- you do not have the right to post, including proprietary material of any third party;
- advocates illegal activity or discusses an intent to commit an illegal act;
- is vulgar, obscene, pornographic, or indecent;
- does not pertain directly to this Website;
- threatens or abuses others, libels, defames, invades privacy, stalks, is obscene, pornographic, racist, abusive, harassing, threatening or offensive;
- seeks to exploit or harm children by exposing them to inappropriate content, asking for personally identifiable details or otherwise;
- infringes any intellectual property or other right of any entity or person, including violating anyone’s copyrights or trademarks or their rights of publicity;
- violates any law or may be considered to violate any law;
- impersonates or misrepresents your connection to any other entity or person or otherwise manipulates headers or identifiers to disguise the origin of the content;
- advertises any commercial endeavor (e.g., offering for sale products or services) or otherwise engages in any commercial activity (e.g., conducting raffles or contests, displaying sponsorship banners, and/or soliciting goods or services) except as may be specifically authorized on this Website;
- solicits funds, advertisers or sponsors;
- includes programs which contain viruses, worms and/or Trojan horses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software, hardware or telecommunications;
- disrupts the normal flow of dialogue, causes a screen to scroll faster than other users are able to type, or otherwise act in a way which affects the ability of other people to engage in real time activities via this Website;
- includes MP3 format files;
- amounts to a ‘pyramid’ or similar scheme;
- disobeys any policy or regulations established from time to time regarding use of this Website or any networks connected to this Website; or
- contains hyper-links to other Websites that contain content that falls within the descriptions set forth above.
Any passwords used for this Website are for individual use only. You will be responsible for the security of your password (if any). Our Company will be entitled to monitor your password and, at its discretion, require you to change it. If you use a password that our Company considers insecure, our Company will be entitled to require the password to be changed and/or terminate your account.
BY ACCEPTING THIS AGREEMENT YOU WAIVE AND HOLD HARMLESS OUR COMPANY FROM ANY CLAIMS RESULTING FROM ANY ACTION TAKEN BY OUR COMPANY DURING OR AS A RESULT OF ITS INVESTIGATIONS AND/OR FROM ANY ACTIONS TAKEN AS A CONSEQUENCE OF INVESTIGATIONS BY EITHER OUR COMPANY OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES.
11. Claims of Copyright Infringement
Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to Service Provider’s Designated Agent.
This policy is valid from September 21, 2013.
This Website is created or supported by Preaching for Pastors. For questions about this Website, please contact us.
PreachingForPastors.com and its owners accept forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions, affiliate commissions, or other forms of compensation. We follow the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Guidelines Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.
This Website abides by word of mouth marketing standards. We believe in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made on this Website, that content, advertising space or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.
The owner(s) of this Website is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, Websites and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this Website receives compensation for our posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this Website are purely the authors’ own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.
This Website does contain content which might present a conflict of interest. This content may not always be identified.
This Website is enrolled in several affiliate programs. This means that from time to time, affiliate commissions are earned after a reader purchases a product or service that we recommend via our “affiliate link.” For example, if after clicking on a link in an article or e-mail that takes the reader to a Website offering a product or service for sale, and they purchase a product or service, we may receive a commission.
“We” refers to the owners of Preaching For Pastors. The content of this Website is primarily created by the co-owner, Felicia Slattery.
You can expect to see “affiliate links” on this Website and in our e-mails for some products or services that we use and/or recommend. We endeavor to notate in text each affiliate link as it appears.
There are also occasions where we do not make a commission or when positive comments about a product or service are made with absolutely no intention or ability to earn affiliate commissions.
Some of our endorsements of other people’s or company’s products are the result of receiving a free review copy. In some cases, we may be an affiliate. However, we do not receive any direct financial compensation for making such endorsements, and we only provide an honest review, whether as an affiliate or not, if we feel the product has merit.
2. Testimonials and Case Studies
Most testimonials on this Website highlight positive and sometimes extraordinary outcomes achieved under unique circumstances. Typical results are exceedingly difficult to predict or measure, as all markets, businesses, motives and results are unique. Yours will be no exception.
All testimonials and case studies are collected from people who have had personal experience with our products and/or services. They have each submitted their kind words willingly and without direct financial payment or compensation.
In rare cases, such as with case studies, some clients have received discounts on our products in exchange for their honest review.
Some endorsements are sent from paying clients who have initially hired us for our speech training services and may not necessarily or directly reflect the specific products showcased on this Website Some have become friends or associates in various ventures.
WHERE TO DIRECT QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS LEGAL POLICY
If you have any question or concerns about this Legal Policy or the practices described herein, you may contact us at any time.
CHANGES TO THIS LEGAL POLICY
Our Company reserves the right to revise, amend or modify this Legal Policy and any other policies and agreements at any time and in any manner on this Website. If we decide to change this Policy, we will post those changes on this page, and/or update the Policy modification date below.
This Policy was last modified on September 21, 2013..