Version posted August 6, 2007
Welcome to Former Adventist Fellowship Online
Purpose: To be a safe, supportive, and healing environment for questioning, transitoning, and former Adventists, and those associated with them.
To insure a lawful use of the Former Adventist Fellowship Online ("FAFO") site it is important for you to carefully read the following Terms and Conditions of Use ("Terms") as they are legally binding and affect your legal rights and obligations.
If you do not agree with any of these Terms, please do not go any further into the FAFO site or use the FAFO site Forum, because by using the FAFO site or FAFO site Forum you irrevocably agree and indicate your continued acceptance of these Terms and you warrant that you have legal capacity to enter into the agreement set out in these Terms (i.e., that you are of sufficient age and mental capacity and are otherwise entitled to be legally bound in contract).
Your acceptance of these Terms is an Agreement between you and Graphics Studio ("GS"), the sole owner and operator of this site and contents. GS maintains a principal place of business at PMB 106, 700-U E. Redlands Blvd, Redlands, CA 92373. Areas of the FAFO site may be subject to additional terms and conditions, which you should read carefully before making any use of those areas. Any such terms will not vary or replace these Terms regarding any use of this FAFO site, unless otherwise expressly stated. Please note that GS reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of these Terms, in whole or in part, at any time, without notice. Changes in these Terms will be effective when posted. Your continued use of the FAFO site after any changes to these Terms are posted will be considered acceptance of those changes.
Limited Right Granted: Subject to the Terms set forth in this Agreement, GS grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to access, use and display the FAFO site and the materials thereon, provided that you comply fully with the Terms of this Agreement. Non-compliance of these Terms will result in immediate removal of your right to access, use and display the FAFO site and the materials thereon. The FAFO site is only for your personal noncommercial use, provided that you maintain all copyright and other notices contained therein. The Material and all other content on this Site may not otherwise be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, distributed or used in any way unless specifically authorized by GS. You agree not to interrupt or attempt to interrupt the operation of the FAFO site in any way.
Online Privacy Notice: Your privacy is very important to us. GS does not sell, loan, or in any form make available to anyone your personal information such as FAFO site usage, email address, or other information that GS is privy to as a result of your using the FAFO site, except: (a) as required by law, (b) to assist in resolving breaches in security. or (c) by your giving GS written permission to do so.
Information or Materials Provided by Users: By posting or transferring any form of communication to the FAFO site Forum you grant GS a perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, unrestricted, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, copy, license, sublicense, adapt, distribute, display, publicly perform, reproduce, transmit, modify, edit and otherwise exploit such communications and any ideas or original materials contained in such communications, in all media now known or hereafter developed. This grant shall include the right to exploit any and all proprietary rights in such communications including, without limitation, any and all rights under copyright, trademark, servicemark or patent laws under any relevant jurisdiction. You waive all rights you may have to inspect and/or approve any use by GS of any material or idea submitted by you in any communications. You waive all rights to any claim against GS for any alleged or actual infringements of any proprietary rights, rights of privacy and publicity, moral rights, and rights of attribution in connection with such communications. You agree and understand that GS is under no obligation to use any material or ideas submitted by you in any communications in any way whatsoever.
Information or Materials Provided by FAFO Site: GS does not guarantee or endorse the accuracy or reliability of information displayed or published in any way by the FAFO site. Your reliance upon such information is at your sole risk. Links and pointers to other sites from the FAFO site do not constitute an endorsement of other sites or the reliability of other sites contents. Use of sites linked from the FAFO site is at your sole risk. GS reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the FAFO site,
Forum Registration: To post messages or other material on portions of the FAFO site, you may be required to provide personal information such as your name, email address, and other information that GS believes is appropriate. The information you provide must be correct, current, and complete. You further agree to update your information so that it remains correct, current, and complete. If GS believes that the information you provided is not correct, current, or complete GS has the right to suspend your access to post messages or other material on the FAFO site.
GS cannot review all materials posted to the FAFO site Forum by users, and GS is not responsible for materials posted by users. GS reserves the right to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that in GS's sole discretion is in violation to these Terms. Use of the FAFO site Forum is at your own risk.
Security: Any passwords used for this Site are at the sole discretion of GS and are for your individual use only. The use of methods designed for compromising security are not allowed. Graphics Studio reserves the right to release your personal information to assist in resolving breaches in security. Furthermore, Graphics Studio reserves the right to investigate suspected or actual violations of these Terms.
Termination: GS may terminate, change, suspend, or discontinue any aspect of the FAFO site, or restrict or deny access to part or all of the FAFO site without notice or liability. GS reserves the right to establish general guidelines and limitations on the use of FAFO. YOU WAIVE AND HOLD HARMLESS GRAPHICS STUDIO FROM ANY CLAIMS RESULTING FROM ANY ACTION TAKEN BY GRAPHICS STUDIO DURING OR AS A RESULT OF ITS INVESTIGATIONS AND/OR FROM ANY ACTIONS TAKEN AS A CONSEQUENCE OF INVESTIGATIONS BY EITHER GRAPHICS STUDIO OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES.
Indemnity: You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Graphics Studio and its officers, directors, employees, agents, distributors and affiliates from and against any and all claims, demands, liabilities, costs or expenses, including reasonable attorney's fees, resulting from your breach of any of the foregoing provisions, representations or warranties, and/or from your placement or transmission of any content onto Graphics Studio's servers, or other servers hosting FORMERADVENTIST.COM and/or from any and all use of your account.
Disclaimer of Warranties; Limitation of Liability: YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. ALL THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, FACILITIES, SERVICES AND OTHER CONTENT IN FORMERADVENTIST.COM ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, GRAPHICS STUDIO DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. GRAPHICS STUDIO DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THIS SITE WILL BE AVAILABLE, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT FORMERADVENTIST.COM OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. GRAPHICS STUDIO DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIAL, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, FACILITIES, SERVICES OR OTHER CONTENT IN FORMERADVENTIST.COM OR ANY SITES LINKED TO FORMERADVENTIST.COM IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. GRAPHICS STUDIO MAKES NO WARRANTIES THAT YOUR USE OF THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, FACILITIES, SERVICE OR OTHER CONTENT IN FORMERADVENTIST.COM WILL NOT INFRINGE THE RIGHTS OF OTHERS AND GRAPHICS STUDIO ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN SUCH MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, FACILITIES, SERVICE OR OTHER CONTENT OF FORMERADVENTIST.COM. IF APPLICABLE LAW DOES NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE IMPLIED WARRANTIES TO APPLY TO YOU, THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS WILL APPLY TO YOU ONLY TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. GRAPHICS STUDIO DOES NOT ACCEPT ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE (DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, ACTUAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR OTHERWISE) RESULTING FROM ANY USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, FORMERADVENTIST.COM OR THE MATERIAL, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, FACILITIES, SERVICES OR OTHER CONTENT ON FORMERADVENTIST.COM, REGARDLESS OF THE BASIS UPON WHICH LIABILITY IS CLAIMED AND EVEN IF GRAPHICS STUDIO HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGE. WITHOUT LIMITATION, YOU (AND NOT GRAPHICS STUDIO) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION IN THE EVENT OF ANY SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGE ARISING. IF APPLICABLE LAW DOES NOT ALLOW ALL OR ANY PART OF THE ABOVE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY TO APPLY TO YOU, THE LIMITATIONS WILL APPLY TO YOU ONLY TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. IN NO EVENT SHALL GRAPHICS STUDIO'S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR TORT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED $1.00.
General Provisions: THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, WITHOUT REGARD TO CONFLICTS OF LAW'S PROVISIONS. THE SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION FOR ANY ACTION OR PROCEEDING ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE AN APPROPRIATE STATE OR FEDERAL COURT LOCATED IN SAN BERNARDINO IN THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA.
These Terms constitutes the entire Agreement between GS and you with respect to your use of the FAFO site. Any cause of action you may have with respect to your use of the FAFO 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 finds any provision of the Agreement, or portion thereof, to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the intent of the Agreement, and the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.
Copyright Infringement: For suspected copyright infringement, please contact: Richard Tinker, partner, Graphics Studio, PMB 106, 700-U E. Redlands, Blvd., Redlands, CA 92373
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