THE AFRICAN AMERICAN ONLINE LECTIONARY
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE.
Your use of this site is your acceptance of and agreement to these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to all of these Terms and Conditions, you are not permitted to use this site.
The African American Online Lectionary is a collaborative project of American Baptist College of Nashville and The African American Pulpit Inc. of Atlanta. The collaborative partners may revise and update these Terms and Conditions at any time. Your continued usage of The African American Online Lectionary website (the "Site") is your acceptance of and agreement to any changes to the Terms and Conditions of the Site.
COPYRIGHT AND USE OF CONTENT
The collaborative partners authorize you to view or download a single copy of the material on the site solely for your personal, non-commercial use on the condition that you must include the following copyright notice: "Copyright © 2011 or 2012, The African American Pulpit Inc., All rights reserved." Any special rules for the use of other items accessible on this Site may be included elsewhere within the Site and are incorporated into these Terms and Conditions by reference.
The substance and materials of the Site (the "Content") is protected by copyright under both United States and foreign laws. Title to the Content remains with The African American Pulpit or its licensors. Any use of the content not expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions is a breach of these Terms and Conditions and may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. Content and features of the Site are subject to change or termination without notice in the sole discretion of The African American Pulpit Inc. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to The African American Pulpit Inc. and its licensors.
If you violate any of these Terms and Conditions, your permission to use the Content automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of any portion of the Content.
COPYRIGHTS, TRADEMARKS AND OTHER RIGHTS
The Online Lectionary is an online collection of materials, references, publications, sermons, quotes, books, treatises, and the like and similar items ("Materials"). It is published and owned by The African American Pulpit Inc.
The Lectionary itself belongs to The African American Pulpit Inc. and is protected under copyright law as indicated in the Copyright section. All materials on the site that are owned by others remain the intellectual property of their respective copyright holders. Any of the trademarks, service marks, collective marks, design rights, personality rights, or similar rights that are mentioned, used, or cited on the Site or the Lectionary are the property of their respective owners. Their use here does not imply that you may copy or use them for any purpose other than for the same or similar informational use as contemplated by the original authors of the Materials. Unless otherwise stated, The African American Pulpit and the Site are neither endorsed by nor affiliated with any of the holders of any such rights and as such The African American Pulpit Inc. and the Site cannot grant any rights to use any otherwise protected materials. YOUR USE OF ANY SUCH OR SIMILAR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.
LINKS TO OTHER SITES
The Site may provide links to third-party web sites. American Baptist College and The African American Pulpit Inc. do not endorse the content on any third-party websites, is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites, and does not make any representations regarding their content or accuracy. Your use of third-party websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such sites.
NOTICE AND REMOVAL PROCEDURES
If you believe any materials accessible on or from the Site infringe your copyright, you may request removal of those materials from this Site by contacting The African American Pulpit Inc.’s copyright agent, Martha J. Simmons, at Info@TheAfricanAmericanLectionary.com, or 450 Piedmont Avenue Suite 2101, Atlanta, GA 30308 and providing the following:
- Your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address.
- Identification of the copyrighted work you believe to be infringed including a description of the work, and where possible, a copy of the location of an authorized version of the work, and identification of that portion of the Content you believe is infringing your copyright.
- A signed and notarized statement or other statement given "under penalty of perjury” that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner, and that you have made a good faith determination that the complained of use of the materials is not authorized by law or permission of the copyright owner.
JURISDICTION AND LEGALITY
The Site is stored on a server in the State of Tennessee in the United States of America, and is maintained in reference to the protections afforded under local and federal law. Publication of the Content or Materials may be in violation of the laws of the country or jurisdiction from where you are viewing this information. Laws in your country or jurisdiction may not protect or allow the same kinds of speech or distribution. American Baptist College and The African American Pulpit Inc. do not encourage or endorse the violation of any laws, and cannot be responsible for any violations of such laws, should you link to this domain or use, reproduce, or republish the information contained herein.
DISCLAIMER OF LIABLILITY AND WARRANTY
By accessing the Site and the Content and Lectionary (the "Services"),
YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THESE SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK, AND THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO SATISFACTORY QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, ACCURACY, AND EFFORT REMAINS WITH YOU. THE AFRICAN AMERICAN PULPIT INC., ITS LICENSORS, AND ITS SUPPLIERS, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES' RIGHTS, AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AFRICAN AMERICAN PULPIT INC., ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, AGENTS AND LICENSORS, THE LECTIONARY TEAM, AMERICAN BAPTIST COLLEGE, THE LILLY ENDOWMENT, OR CONTENT PROVIDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, PERFORMANCE OR NONPERFORMANCE OF THE SERVICES, EVEN IF THE AFRICAN AMERICAN PULPIT INC. WAS PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES AND REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARISE IN CONTRACT, TORT, UNDER STATUTE, IN EQUITY, AT LAW OR OTHERWISE.