The Connect Church

Web Site Use Agreement

This Internet Web Site Use Agreement (the "Agreement") is between you and The Connect Church with a principal place of business at 1110 South Cornell Avenue, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002. Use of The Connect Church Internet Website (the "The Connect Church Website") signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions of use set forth below in the Agreement:

Acceptance

(1) You acknowledge that you have read the terms and conditions of use and that you accept the terms thereof. YOU AGREE TO READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS “The Connect Church WEBSITE”. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions of use, you may not access or otherwise use The Connect Church Web Site.

Use of Information; Privacy Policy

(2) The Connect Church may monitor your use of The Connect Church Website, and may freely use and disclose with or without attribution any information and materials received from you or collected through your use of The Connect Church Website for any lawful reason or purpose. However, personal information other than what you may disclose by posting messages and other forms of public communications to The Connect Church Website, shall be handled in accordance with The Connect Church’s Privacy Policy.

Modification of Agreement

(3) The Connect Church reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of this Agreement, including without limitation the Privacy Policy, in whole or in part, at any time. Such changes will be posted on The Connect Church Website. You agree that your continued use of The Connect Church Website shall constitute your unconditional acceptance of any such changes, modifications, additions or removals, of or to this Agreement.

Copyright

(4) The Connect Church Website is protected by copyright as a collective work and/or compilation, pursuant to U.S. copyright laws, international conventions, and other copyright laws. The contents of The Connect Church Website, including, without limitations, text, comments, messages, video, graphics, interactive features, and all other materials contained thereon (“Content”), are provided AS IS, only for your information and personal, non-commercial use. All Content contained on The Connect Church Website is protected by copyright, and are owned or controlled by The Connect Church or the party credited as the provider of the Content. You will abide by any and all additional copyright notices, information, or restrictions contained in any Content on The Connect Church Website. You may download and make one (1) copy of the Content and other downloadable items displayed on this The Connect Church Website for personal, noncommercial use only, provided that you maintain all copyright and other notices contained in such Content. Copying or storing of any Content for other than personal, noncommercial use is expressly prohibited, and Content may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever, without the prior written permission from The Connect Church or the copyright holder identified in the individual Content's copyright notice.

Registration

(5) In order to register as a user (“User” or “Users”) with The Connect Church, you must be at least eighteen (18) years old. Your eligibility to register is automatically void where prohibited by law. You affirm that all information you provide in registering with The Connect Church is true and complete. Commercial businesses may not register with the The Connect Church Website unless they are      pre-approved by The Connect Church. Your registration will take effect upon acceptance of your registration form by The Connect Church. Other terms and conditions may apply to your registration as posted from time-to-time on the The Connect Church Website. You may terminate your registration at any time, for any reason by following the instructions on your Account page of the The Connect Church Website. The Connect Church reserves the right to reject and to terminate your registration and use of the The Connect Church Website at any time, for any reason without notice to you. The Connect Church also reserves the right to provide notices and alerts to users from time to time about use of the website and information on feature updates and changes.

Rights To User Submitted Content / “Communications”

(6) By posting messages, uploading files, inputting data or engaging in any other form of communication (individually or collectively "Communications") to the The Connect Church Website, you hereby grant to The Connect Church a perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, unrestricted, non-exclusive, royalty free license to use, copy, license, sublicense, adapt, distribute, display, publicly perform, reproduce, transmit, modify, edit, incorporate into any works, and otherwise exploit such Communications, in all media now known or hereafter developed (including but not limited to photos, videos, audio files, text and other materials). You hereby waive all rights to any claim against The Connect Church 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 acknowledge and agree that transmission to and from the The Connect Church Website are not confidential and your Communications may be read or intercepted by others. You acknowledge that by submitting Communications to The Connect Church, no confidential, fiduciary, contractually implied or other relationship is created between you and The Connect Church other than pursuant to this Agreement. You acknowledge and agree that (i) The Connect Church has no obligation to use or respond to any Communications; (ii) The Connect Church does not and shall not have any obligation to preview or review any Communications; (iii) The Connect Church does not assure the accuracy or quality of Communications, or that harmful offensive, unlawful or otherwise objectionable Communications will not appear on the The Connect Church Website; (iv) The Connect Church may monitor any or all Communications in its sole discretion; (v) The Connect Church may remove any Communications, in whole or in part, from the The Connect Church and (vi) The Connect Church may exclude any person from further use of the The Connect Church Website.

The responsibility for Communications is that of the persons transmitting same to the The Connect Church Website. The Connect Church disclaims any responsibility for any inappropriate statements or material or any incorrect information contained in any Communications.

You represent and warrant that: (a) you have all rights in and to your Communications (whether through ownership or licenses, consents, and permissions from the owner) required for (i) you to lawfully submit your Communications to the The Connect Church Website and grant the rights to your Communications provided in this Agreement, and (ii) your Communications to be posted and transmitted to and through the The Connect Church Website, for the purposes authorized under this Agreement; (b) you have all required licenses, consents, releases and/or permissions to use the name and/or likeness of each identifiable individual person in your Communications in the manner authorized under this Agreement, and (c) the posting and transmission of your Communications on and through the The Connect Church Website for the purposes authorized under this Agreement do not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, patents, trademarks, contract rights or any other rights of any person or entity, or violate any law, rule, regulation or order.

Use of Web Site; Non-Commercial Use

(7) The Connect Church Website is meant for personal use only and may not be used in connection with any commercial activities or endeavors or the sale of any services or products without our express prior written approval, which may be withheld for any reason.

You agree not to: (a) initiate or operate any sweepstakes, contests, gambling, advertising, barter or pyramid schemes on or through the The Connect Church Website; (b) solicit personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other Users; (c) transmit any form of chain letters, spam or junk email to other Users; (d) use any information obtained from or through the The Connect Church (i) to abuse, harass, or harm another person, (ii) for any illegal activity, or (iii) without our prior written approval, to advertise to, contact for commercial purposes, solicit, or sell to any other User; (e) use the The Connect Church Website for, or conduct on or through the The Connect Church Website, any illegal and/or unauthorized activities; or (f) establish any unauthorized framing of or linking to the The Connect Church Website.

The Connect Church reserves the right to restrict the number of emails which a User may send to other Users in any twenty four (24) hour period to a number which The Connect Church deems appropriate in its sole discretion. If you send unsolicited bulk email, spam, instant messages or other unsolicited communications of any kind through the The Connect Church Website you acknowledge that you will have caused substantial harm to The Connect Church and/or the The Connect Church Website that will be difficult, if not impossible, to ascertain, entitling The Connect Church to seek an injunction from a court of competent jurisdiction, prohibiting any such improper or unauthorized acts, in addition to such other rights and remedies as may be available to The Connect Church.

While the The Connect Church assumes no responsibility for monitoring the The Connect Church Website, it will, when it deems it appropriate, investigate activity in connection with the The Connect Church Website that The Connect Church believes may be illegal, unauthorized or a breach of the terms of this Agreement. If deemed appropriate by The Connect Church, it will initiate appropriate legal action with respect to such activities, including without limitation, criminal, civil and injunctive redress. The Connect Church reserves the right to restrict your activity on, and/or block your access to, the Site any time for any reason without notice to you.

Disputes Between Users

(8) The resolution of disputes that may arise between Users is the sole responsibility of the Users, and The Connect Church has no liability or obligation with respect to any such disputes.

Trademarks

(9) “The Connect Church” and the “The Connect Church” logo are registered trademarks and/or service marks of The Connect Church. All other trademarks, service marks and logos used on the The Connect Church Website are owned by The Connect Church or used with permission of their respective owners.

Changes to Foundation for Dignity Web Site

(10) The Connect Church may change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of The Connect Church Website at any time, including the availability of any The Connect Church Website feature, database, or Content. The Connect Church may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the The Connect Church Website without notice or liability.

Representations

(11) You represent, warrant and covenant that: (a) you will not upload, post, submit or transmit to or distribute or otherwise publish through the The Connect Church Website any materials which (i) restrict or inhibit any other User from using and enjoying the The Connect Church Website, (ii) are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, insulting, obscene, vulgar, offensive, hateful, pornographic, profane, sexually explicit or indecent, (iii) constitute or encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate law, (iv) violate, plagiarize or infringe the rights of third parties including, without limitation, copyright, trademark, patent, rights of privacy or publicity or any other proprietary right, (v) contain a virus or other codes, files or programs that are designed to disrupt, eradicate or limit the functions or operations of any computer software or hardware, or other electronic equipment, (vi) contain any information, software or other material of a commercial nature, (vii) contain advertising of any kind, or (viii) constitute or contain false or misleading indications of origin or statements of fact; and (b) you are at least eighteen (18) years old or have the consent of your parent or guardian.

Copyright Infringement Complaints

(12) If you are a copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe any Communications or other content infringes upon your copyrights, you may submit a notification pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act by providing our Copyright Agent with the following information in writing (see 17 U.S.C. 512(c)(3) for further details):

(a) A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;

(b) Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;

(c) Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material;

(d) Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address;

(e) A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and

(f) A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

The Connect Church’s designated Copyright Agent to receive notifications of claimed infringement is: The Connect Church Inc., 1110 South Cornell Avenue Cherry Hill, NJ 08002.

Indemnity

(13) You hereby agree to indemnify, defend and hold The Connect Church, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, agents, employees, information providers, licensors and licensees (collectively, the "Indemnified Parties") harmless from and against any and all claims, actions, damages, liabilities and costs (including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees and court costs) incurred by the Indemnified Parties in connection with or arising out of any breach by you of the Agreement or the foregoing representations, warranties and covenants. You shall cooperate as fully as reasonably required in the defense of any claim. The Connect Church reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you and you shall not in any event settle any matter without the written consent of The Connect Church.

Web Links

(14) The Connect Church Website may contain links and pointers to the other related World Wide Web Internet sites, resources, and sponsors of the The Connect Church Website. Links to and from The Connect Church Website to other third party sites, maintained by third parties, do not constitute an endorsement by The Connect Church or any of its subsidiaries or affiliates of any third party resources, or their contents. The Connect Church disclaims any and all responsibility for content contained in any third party materials provided through links from the The Connect Church.

Disclaimer of Warranties

(15) THE CONNECT CHURCH WEBSITE, INCLUDING ALL CONTENT, SOFTWARE, FUNCTIONS, MATERIALS AND INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE CONNECT CHURCH WEBSITE, IS PROVIDED "AS IS." TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, THE CONNECT CHURCH AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER FOR THE CONTENT ON THE CONNECT CHURCH WEBSITE OR THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION AND FUNCTIONS MADE ACCESSIBLE BY THE SOFTWARE USED ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE CONNECT CHURCH WEBSITE, FOR ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OR HYPERTEXT LINKS TO THIRD PARTIES OR FOR ANY BREACH OF SECURITY ASSOCIATED WITH THE TRANSMISSION OF SENSITIVE INFORMATION THROUGH THE CONNECT CHURCH WEBSITE OR ANY LINKED SITE. FURTHER, THE CONNECT CHURCH AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES DISCLAIM ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE CONNECT CHURCH DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE CONNECT CHURCH WEBSITE OR ANY MATERIALS OR CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE CONNECT CHURCH WEBSITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THE CONNECT CHURCH AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE USE OF THE CONNECT CHURCH WEBSITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE CONTENT AND ANY ERRORS CONTAINED THEREIN.

Limitation of Liability.

(16) THE CONNECT CHURCH, ITS AFFILIATES AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES ARE NEITHER RESPONSIBLE NOR LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE OR OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THE CONNECT CHURCH DIGNITY WEBSITE, SITE-RELATED SERVICES AND/OR CONTENT OR INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN THE CONNECT CHURCH WEBSITE, EVEN IF THE CONNECT CHURCH KNEW OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE FOUNDATION FOR DIGNITY WEBSITE AND/OR SITE-RELATED SERVICES IS TO STOP USING THE CONNECT CHURCH WEBSITE AND/OR THOSE SERVICES.

Choice of Law; Jurisdiction

(17) THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, WITHOUT REGARD TO CONFLICTS OF LAWS OR CHOICE OF LAW PROVISIONS. 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 THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

Miscellaneous

(18) This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between The Connect Church and you with respect to your use of the The Connect Church Website. Any cause of action you may have with respect to your use of the The Connect Church Website must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises, or else is irrevocably waived. Paragraph headings are for reference only and do not in any way define or limit the scope or meaning of such paragraph. If The Connect Church fails to take action concerning any breach by you of this Agreement, you agree that any such failure to act does not waive The Connect Church’s right to take action concerning any subsequent or similar breach. 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.

(19) YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS. California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits customers of The Connect Church who are California residents to request certain information regarding its disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please write us:

The Connect Church

1110 South Cornell Ave.

Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

 
 

The Connect Church

Terms of Service

SPONSORSHIP PRIVACY NOTICE

The Connect Church is committed to respecting the privacy of our sponsors.  We have developed this privacy policy to ensure our sponsors that giving information will not be shared with any third party. 

Awareness.  The Connect Church provides this Sponsor Privacy Policy to make you aware of our privacy policy, and to inform you of the way your information is used.  We also provide you with the opportunity to remove your name from our mailing list, if you desire to do so.

Information Collected.  Here are the types of sponsor information that we can collect and maintain:

  • contact information:  name, complete address, phone number, email address;
  • payment information: credit card number and expiration date, and billing information;
  • shipping information: name, organization/church, complete address;
  • information concerning how you heard about The Connect Church
  • information you wish to share: questions, comments, suggestions, personal testimonies, prayer requests; and
  • your request to receive periodic updates: e.g., to individuals who request it, we will send periodic mailings related to specific fund-raising appeals, prayer concerns, and newsletters.
  • donation history

How Information is Used.  The Connect Church uses your information to understand your needs and provide you with better service.  Specifically, we use your information to help you complete a transaction, communicate back to you, and update you on ministry happenings.  Credit card numbers are used only for donation or payment processing and are not retained for other purposes.  We use the comments you offer to provide you with information requested, and we take seriously each recommendation as to how we might improve communication. 

No Sharing of Personal Information.  The Connect Church will not sell, rent, or lease your personal information to other organizations.  We assure you that the identity of all our sponsors will be kept confidential.  Use of sponsor information will be limited to the internal purposes of The Connect Church and only to further the ministry activities and purposes of The Connect Church.

Removing Your Name From Our Mailing List.  It is our desire to not send unwanted mail to our donors.  Please contact us if you wish to be removed from our mailing list.

Contacting Us.  If you have comments or questions about our sponsor privacy policy, please send us an email at info@theconnectchurch.com.

 
 
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The Connect Church

Website Privacy Notice

TheConnectChurch.com realizes you are concerned about how information you give us is used and shared. This notice describes our privacy policy. By visiting TheConnectChurch.com, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Notice.

What Personal Information About Visitors Does TheConnectChurch.com Gather?

The information we gather from visitors helps us personalize and improve your experience at TheConnectChurch.com. Here are the types of information we obtain.

Information You Give Us:

We receive and store any information you enter on our Website or give us in any other way. You may choose not to provide certain information, but then you may not be able to take advantage of many of our features. We use the information you provide for such purposes as responding to your requests, customizing future experiences for you, improving our options, matching your sponsor information with our sponsorship profile, and communicating with you.

What About Cookies?

Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your Community log in. Without Cookies you will not be able to log in. Cookies also allow information to be retained between visits. If you click the “remember me” option, it will set a log in Cookie to automatically log you in every time you visit the site. 

Does TheConnectChurch.com Share the Information It Receives?

Information about our visitors is an important part of our foundation, and we are not in the business of selling it to others. We share customer information only as described below and with subsidiaries such as The Connect Church that either are subject to this Privacy Notice or follow practices at least as protective as those described in this Privacy Notice.

  • Agents: We employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf when needed. Examples include fulfilling orders, delivering packages, sending postal mail and e-mail, and processing credit card payments. They have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes.

  • Promotional Offers: Sometimes we may send offers to selected groups of TheConnectChurch.com users.

  • Protection of com and Others: We release account and other personal information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law; enforce or apply our Conditions of Use and other agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of TheConnectChurch.com, our users, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction. Obviously, however, this does not include selling, renting, sharing, or otherwise disclosing personally identifiable information from customers for commercial purposes in violation of the commitments set forth in this Privacy Notice.

How Secure Is Information About Me?

  • We work to protect the security of your information during transmission by using secure software, which encrypts information you input.

  • It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer and don’t use the “Remember Me” option.

Which Information Can I Access?

TheConnectChurch.com gives you access to a broad range of information about your account and your interactions with TheConnectChurch.com for the limited purpose of viewing and, in certain cases, updating that information.

What Choices Do I Have?

  • As discussed above, you can always choose not to provide information, even though it might be needed for transactions or to take advantage of TheConnectChurch.com features.

  • You can add or update certain information on pages such as those listed in the "Which Information Can I Access?" section above.

Children

TheConnectChurch.com does not sell products for purchase by children. We offer child sponsorships for sponsorship by adults. If you are under 13, you may use TheConnectChurch.com only with the involvement of a parent or guardian.

Advertising

We may allow third-party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our web site. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit networkadvertising.org.

The Connect Church does not endorse any product or service of a third-party advertiser, and has no responsibility for the fulfillment of any order placed, the performance of any product or service offered, or the actions or inactions of any such third-party advertiser.

Conditions of Use, Notices, and Revisions

If you choose to visit TheConnectChurch.com, your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Notice and our Conditions of Use, including limitations on damages, arbitration of disputes, and application of the law of the State of New Jersey. If you have any concern about privacy at TheConnectChurch.com, please send us a thorough description to info@theconnectchurch.com, and we will try to resolve it.

Our company changes constantly, and our Privacy Notice and the Conditions of Use will change also. We may e-mail periodic reminders of our notices and conditions, unless you have instructed us not to, but you should check our Website frequently to see recent changes. Unless stated otherwise, our current Privacy Notice applies to all information that we have about you and your account. We stand behind the promises we make, however, and will never materially change our policies and practices to make them less protective of customer information collected in the past without the consent of affected customers.

Information You Give Us

You provide most such information when you register, buy, post, participate in a contest or questionnaire, become a sponsor or donor, or communicate with us. For example, you provide information when you sponsor a child through TheConnectChurch.com provide information in Your Account (and you might have more than one if you have used more than one e-mail address when registering with us); communicate with us by phone, e-mail, or otherwise; complete a questionnaire or a contest entry form. As a result of those actions, you might supply us with such information as your name, address, and phone numbers; credit card information; people to whom purchases have been shipped, including addresses and phone number; e-mail addresses; content of reviews and e-mails to us; and financial information.

Automatic Information

Examples of the information we collect and analyze include the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information such as browser type and version, operating system, and platform; the full Uniform Resource Locator (URL) clickstream to, through, and from our Website, including date and time; cookie number; products you viewed or searched for; and the phone number you used to call. During some visits we may use software tools such as JavaScript to measure and collect session information, including page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page.

Information You Can Access

Examples of information you can access easily at TheConnectChurch.com include up-to-date information regarding recent sponsorships; personally identifiable information (including name, e-mail, password); payment settings (including credit card information); e-mail notification settings including Alerts and newsletters.

Push Notifications 

We may send push notifications, the delivery of information from a software application to your mobile device through various services. Such services are standard features of such mobile device operating systems. The Connect Church manages access, use and disclosure of your personal data that results from your use of these services.