Legal Notice: Terms and Conditions of Use

Please Read These Terms and Conditions of Use Carefully Before Using this Website

This website (the “Site”) is provided by the WinShape Foundation, Inc. on behalf of itself and its programs, including the WinShape College Program, Camps, Home, Wilderness, Retreat, Marriage, and International (the “Programs”), which Programs may change from time to time, and its affiliates (collectively, “WinShape”, “we”, “us”, or “our”). These Terms and Conditions of Use (“Terms and Conditions of Use”) are a legal and binding agreement between you and WinShape governing your use of this Site, which includes its content, information, services, and features. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions of Use, then you should not use this Site.

Your use and browsing of this Site is at your risk. If you are dissatisfied with this Site in any way, its contents, or these Terms and Conditions of Use, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue accessing and using this Site.

 

Modifications to These Terms and Conditions of Use

We reserve the right at any time to update, change, modify, or revise these Terms and Conditions of Use. Any changes will become effective upon posting to this Site, along with the date on which it was most recently updated as indicated by the “Last Updated” section at the end of these Terms and Conditions of Use. Your continued access or use of this Site after any such changes indicates your acceptance of the Terms and Conditions of Use as modified. It is your responsibility to review the Terms and Conditions of Use regularly for updates.

 

Use of this Site

This Site and all content, information, and other materials featured, displayed, contained, and available on this Site, including, but not limited to, all text, images, graphics, designs, illustrations, photographs, pictures, audio, software, and video clips, the “look and feel,” pages, screens, content arrangement, and computer programs (collectively, the “Materials”) are owned by or licensed to WinShape and are protected by copyright, trademark, trade dress, patent, and/or other intellectual property rights and unfair competition laws under the United States and foreign laws. Subject to your compliance with these Terms and Conditions of Use, we grant you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to access, use, display, and download this Site for noncommercial purposes only. You may view, display, copy, download, and print the Materials solely for your own personal, noncommercial use. All copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices contained on the Materials must be retained on all copies thereof. You may not, in any way, otherwise copy, reproduce, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, modify, create derivative works from, sell, or exploit, in whole or in part, this Site or its Materials. Except as expressly provided herein, we do not grant any express or implied right to you under any patents, trademarks, copyrights, or trade secret information.

You agree to abide by all additional terms, conditions, and restrictions included within this Site, the Materials, and/or the features and services.

WinShape may at any time, for any reason, and without notice or liability: (1) modify, suspend, or terminate operation of or access to this Site, or any portion thereof; (2) change, revise, or modify this Site, the Materials, or any portion thereof; (3) interrupt the operation of this Site, or any portion thereof, as necessary to perform routine or non-routine maintenance, error correction, or for any other purposes; (4) impose limits on certain features and services, or restrict your access to parts or the entire Site; and/or (5) terminate the authorization, rights, and license given above, upon which you shall immediately destroy all Materials.

 

User Conduct

You agree to use this Site and the Materials in accordance with these Terms and Conditions of Use and all applicable laws and regulations. You agree not to:

  • modify, adapt, translate, or reverse engineer any portion of this Site or the Materials;
  • use this Site or any Materials, features, or services for any unlawful, fraudulent, or maliciouspurposes, or to solicit any such activity;
  • attempt to gain unauthorized access to any accounts, features, systems, or networks throughhacking, password mining, or any other means;
  • use this Site or any feature in any way that could disrupt, damage, disable, overburden, or impairit or its systems, servers, or networks;
  • frame or mirror any portion or feature of this Site;
  • use this Site or any feature, including a blog, for advertisements, chain letters, spamming, junkmail, solicitations, or any other commercial purposes;
  • use any “deep-link”, “page-scrape”, “robot”, “spider”, or other automatic device, program,algorithm, or methodology, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to: (1) access, acquire, copy, or monitor any portion of this Site or the Materials; (2) reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of this Site or the Materials; (3) obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents, or information through any means not purposely made available through this Site;
  • use any device, software, or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of this Site or with any other person’s use or enjoyment of this Site;
  • transmit any viruses, worms, defects, Trojan horses, time bombs, cancel-bots, corrupted files, or other items of a destructive nature;
  • circumvent or attempt to circumvent any security or authentication measures implemented by WinShape;
  • forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers;
  • post, transmit, submit, or include any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing,defamatory, vulgar, obscene, sexually explicit, profane, hateful, racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable content, material, or information of any kind, or any content, material, or information that may give rise to criminal or civil liability;
  • submit or post any false or misleading information; and/or violate, infringe, or misappropriate the intellectual property, publicity, privacy, or other proprietary rights of WinShape or any other person or entity.

 

We reserve the right to prohibit access, use, conduct, communications, or content that we, in our sole discretion, deem to be harmful to this Site, the Materials, users, us, our brand, or any other person or entity, or that violates these Terms and Conditions of Use and/or applicable law.

 

Submissions

Except for any personally identifiable information we may collect from you under the guidelines established in our Privacy Policy, any materials, remarks, suggestions, ideas, photos, stories and/or other information you communicate or submit to us through this Site (including, without limitation, “Submit Your Story”) or otherwise (“Submissions”) will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. By providing any Submission to us, you expressly grant us an unrestricted, irrevocable, perpetual, transferable (i.e., fully assignable and sub-licensable), worldwide, royalty-free license to disclose, copy, reproduce, display, publicly perform, transmit, distribute, translate, reformat, incorporate, and otherwise use your Submission and all information, content, images, sounds, text, and other materials embodied therein, in whole or in part, and create derivative works therefrom, in any media now known or hereafter developed, and for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes without compensation to you or anyone else.

We may, without notice to you, identify you by name in connection with our use of Submissions and/or edit Submissions for any reason in our sole discretion.

You agree that any statements that you make about us or any of our programs or ministries in the “Submit Your Story” portion of this Site accurately reflect your personal beliefs and experiences with us and our Programs and ministries, and that any opinions submitted are true to the best of your knowledge. You are fully responsible for your Submissions. You agree that your Submissions comply in all respects with these Terms and Conditions of Use and shall not be made on behalf of any person or entity without their prior written consent.

 

User Content and Blog Postings

If this Site contains a blog or otherwise allows users to post comments, content, or other materials (“User Content”), we request that such User Content be respectful and relevant to us and our Programs and ministries. Please refrain from posting any of your personal information such as your email address, phone number, address, photo, etc. If you do choose to post any personal information, you are making that information public and allowing everyone to view, access, and use that information and associate it with you.

You take full responsibility for User Content. You may not include any content (e.g., text, photos, images, quotes, logos, etc.) that is the property of another (e.g., protected by copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property rights), unless you have express, written permission to do so.

Additionally, you agree not to:

  • make any personal attacks;
  • post any personal or private information about another blogger, user, visitor, or any other person;
  • solicit personal information from any blogger, user, visitor, or other person;
  • impersonate any person or entity, including WinShape and its sponsors; and/or

imply that WinShape endorses any of your comments or positions.

 

While we assume no duty to pre-screen, monitor, or regularly review User Content, we have the right, but not the obligation, to modify, alter, edit, block, or remove any User Content, in whole or in part, that we believe, in our sole discretion, violates these Terms and Conditions of Use, or is harmful to us, our brand, or any other person or entity.We are not responsible or liable in any way for any User Content or how it is interpreted by others. You bear all risk associated with use of any User Content, and any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness thereof.In posting User Content, you expressly grant us an unrestricted, irrevocable, perpetual, transferable (i.e., fully assignable and sub-licensable), worldwide, royalty-free license to disclose, copy, reproduce, display, publicly perform, transmit, distribute, translate, reformat, incorporate, and otherwise use User Content, in whole or in part, and create derivative works therefrom, in any media now known or hereafter developed, and for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes without compensation to you or anyone else. You also permit any user to access, display, view, store, and reproduce your User Comment for personal use only.

 

Copyright Infringement Notification

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the “DMCA”) provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under U.S. Copyright Law. If you believe in good faith that Materials available on this Site or any of our other websites infringe your copyright, you (or your agent) should send us a notice requesting that we remove the Material or block access to it. If you believe in good faith that someone has wrongly submitted a notice to us under this

paragraph, then you should send us a counter-notice. Notices and counter-notices must meet the then- current statutory requirements imposed by the DMCA. See http://www.copyright.gov/ for details.

If you believe that your work has been improperly copied and posted on this Site, then please provide us with the following information: (1) name, address, telephone number, email address, and an electronic or physical signature of the copyright owner or of the person authorized to act on his or her behalf; (2) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; (3) a description of where on this Site the Material that you claim is infringing is located; (4) a written statement that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (5) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf. These requirements must be followed to give us legally sufficient notice of infringement.

Notices and counter-notices should be sent to:

WinShape Foundation, Inc.
ATTN: Marketing – DMCA Manager dmca@winshape.org
P.O. Box 490009
Mt. Berry, GA 30149-0009 1-877-977-3873

DMCA details are available at http://www.copyright.gov/onlinesp/.

We suggest that you consult your legal advisor before filing a notice or counter-notice. Please be aware that there are penalties for false claims under the DMCA.

Login and Registration

Certain features or services offered on or through our Site may require you to complete a registration process and/or setup an account or login. In connection therewith, you agree to (1) provide true, accurate, current, and complete information about yourself, and (2) maintain and promptly update your information to keep it true, accurate, current, and complete. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the information you hold for your login, including your password. You agree to notify WinShape immediately of any unauthorized use of your login, or any other breach of security. You may be held liable for losses incurred by WinShape or any other Site user or visitor due to someone else using your login as a result of your failing to keep your login information secure and confidential.

You may not use anyone else’s login at any time without their express written permission. WinShape shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these obligations.

Links To Third Party Sites

Our Site may contain links to other third-party websites and social media platforms, such as Facebook or Twitter (“Linked Sites”). Linked Sites are provided only for your convenience. If you decide to visit any Linked Site, you do so at your own risk. WinShape has no responsibility or liability for any Linked Sites, or the content, policies, or actions thereof. Links do not imply that we sponsor, endorse, are affiliated with or associated with, or are legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, service mark, design, logo, symbol, or other copyrighted materials displayed on or accessible through such Linked Site.

Privacy

WinShape’s Privacy Policy applies to use of this Site, and its terms are made a part of these Terms and Conditions of Use by this reference. By accessing this Site you agree to be bound by our Privacy Policy.

Trademark Information and Ownership of Intellectual Property

WinShape®, WinShape College Program & Design®, WinShape Homes®, Camp WinShape®, WinShape Wilderness & Design®, and WinShape Centre & Design® are registered trademarks and service marks of WinShape. The absence of a trademark notice or legend indicating the registration or ownership by WinShape anywhere in this Site does not constitute a waiver of WinShape’s trademark or other intellectual property rights.

This Site, the Materials, and the trademarks, logos, service marks, and all other source identifying indicia displayed on this Site (collectively, the “WinShape Intellectual Property”) are owned by or licensed to WinShape with all rights reserved unless otherwise noted. We do not permit third parties to use WinShape Intellectual Property in any manner, including advertising, as an endorsement for any product or service, in association with contests or promotions, or for any other purpose, commercial or otherwise, without our prior express written permission.

Nothing contained on this Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use WinShape Intellectual Property without our prior express written permission. You are strictly prohibited from using any WinShape Intellectual Property except as expressly provided in these Terms and Conditions of Use. You are also advised that WinShape and/or its licensee(s) will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including seeking criminal prosecution.

Electronic Communications

When you visit this Site or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on this Site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. You further agree that any notices provided by us electronically are deemed to be given and received on the date we transmit any such electronic communication as described in these Terms and Conditions of Use.

No Warranties

WinShape makes no representations or warranties regarding this Site and the Materials.

WE DO NO WARRANT THAT THIS SITE OR THE MATERIALS WILL BE ERROR-FREE, UNINTERRUPTED, OR FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT ANY DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED.

WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES REGARDING THE USE OF THIS SITE OR THE MATERIALS, OR THE RESULTS OBTAINED THEREFROM, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, AS TO ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE.

THIS SITE AND THE MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF ANY KIND. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND OR NATURE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, ACCURACY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR THE ACTS, OMISSIONS, AND CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS, PARTNERS, SPONSORS, LICENSORS, LICENSEES, OR THE LIKE (“PROVIDERS”) IN CONNECTION WITH OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THIS SITE AND THE MATERIALS.

Limitations of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL WE OR ANY OF OUR PROVIDERS BE LIABLE TO ANY PERSON FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, OR OTHER DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, OR LOSS OF INFORMATION, PROGRAMS, OR DATA) RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE AND THE MATERIALS, FEATURES, AND SERVICES MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT PERMIT THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES, IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS, LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY SUCH STATE LAW.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless WinShape, its Providers, and its and their officers, directors, employees, and agents from and against any and all claims, damages, losses, costs (including reasonable attorneys’ fees), and expenses that arise directly or indirectly out of or from: (1) your breach of these Terms and Conditions of Use; and/or (2) your activities in connection with this Site.

International Users and Choice of Law

This Site is controlled, operated, and administered by us and our service providers from offices within the United States of America. We make no representation that Materials on this Site are appropriate or available for use at other locations outside of the United States, and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. You may not use this Site or export the Materials in violation of U.S. export laws and regulations. If you access this Site from locations outside of the United States of America, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. These Terms and Conditions of Use and our Privacy Policy shall be governed by the laws of the State of Georgia, U.S.A., without regard to conflict of laws provisions or principles.

No Agency Relationship

Neither these Terms and Conditions of Use, nor any Materials, features, or services of this Site, create any partnership, joint venture, employment, or other agency relationship between WinShape and you. You may not enter into any contract on our behalf or bind us in any way.

Violation of these Terms and Conditions of Use and Remedies

You agree that WinShape may, in its sole discretion and without prior notice, block and/or terminate your access to this Site if we determine that you have violated these Terms and Conditions of Use or other agreements or guidelines that may be associated therewith. You also agree that any violation, or threatened violation, by you of these Terms and Conditions of Use constitutes an unlawful and unfair business practice, and will cause irreparable and unquantifiable harm to WinShape. You also agree that monetary damages would be inadequate for such harm and consent to our obtaining any injunctive or equitable relief that we deem necessary or appropriate. These remedies are in addition to any other remedies we may have at law or in equity.

If WinShape does take any legal action against you as a result of your violation of these Terms and Conditions of Use, WinShape will be entitled to recover from you, and you agree to pay, all reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs of such action, in addition to any other relief granted to WinShape. You agree that WinShape will not be liable to you or to any third party for termination of your access to this Site as a result of any violation of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

Entire Agreement, Claims Limitations, and Severability

These Terms and Conditions of Use, together with our Privacy Policy any other applicable terms included within this Site and/or the Materials, as each is currently posted on this Site, constitute the entire agreement between us and you with respect to your use of this Site and the Materials, and supersede all previous written or oral agreements between us and you with respect to such subject matter. Any cause of action you may have with respect to your use of this Site must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. If, for any reason, a court of competent jurisdiction finally determines any provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use or our Privacy Policy or any portion thereof to be unenforceable, such provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to give the intended effect thereof, and the remainder of these Terms and Conditions of Use and Privacy Policy shall continue in full force and effect.

Contact Information

If you have any questions about this Site or these Terms and Conditions of Use, or to report violations of these Terms and Conditions of Use, please contact us at:

WinShape Foundation, Inc. P.O. Box 490009
Mt. Berry, GA 30149-0009 1-877-977-3873 info@winshape.org

 

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