TERMS OF USE
  • Welcome to Godreports, a networking utility that connects Christians with a passion for ministry. Godreports is operated by Christian Writers & Artists Ministries, a non-profit organization devoted to spreading the Good News of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. By using Godreports, you agree that you have read, understand and are bound by these Terms of Use ("Terms"). We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change or delete portions of these Terms at any time without further notice. However, we will alert you that changes have been made by indicating the date the terms were last updated. We encourage you to review our terms of use whenever you use this website. Your continued use of Godreports after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms.

  • Privacy and Security Issues

  • Godreports is very concerned about your safety and protection, especially the safety of Christians working in restricted countries. Do not put any information on this website you would not place on any other public website.

  • If you are an individual who works in a restricted country, never place your physical address on this website during registration or on your Godreport Ministry Profile page. Use an email address approved and secured by your mission organization.

  • Godreports registered users are secured by passwords which allow you to provide content to the website. Godreports takes precautions to insure that member account information is kept private. We use reasonable measures to protect member information that is stored within our database, using secure servers and firewalls, and we restrict access to member information to those employees who need access to perform their job functions.

  • Please note that we cannot guarantee the security of member account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of member information at any time. For any additional information about the security measures we use on Godreports, please contact us.

  • Information Collection and Use by Godreports

  • We will not sell or rent your personal information to anyone, for any reason, at any time.

  • Godreports collects user submitted contact information to authenticate users and to send notifications to those users relating to the use of Godreports.

  • Godreports logs non-personally-identifiable information including IP address, profile information, aggregate user data, and browser type, from users and visitors to the site This data is used to manage the website, track usage and improve the website services. This non-personally-identifiable information may be shared with third-parties who may consider sponsorship of Godreports. User IP addresses are recorded for security and monitoring purposes.

  • User Profile information including photos and names are displayed to users or visitors in order to facilitate collaborative efforts in the mission field. Email addresses may be used to send notifications or updates related to Godreports.

  • Use of Cookies

  • Godreports uses cookies to store visitors' preferences and to record session information, for purposes including ensuring that visitors are not repeatedly offered the same advertisements and to customize Web page content based on browser type and user profile information. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site. You may be able to configure your browser to accept or reject all or some cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set -- each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences -- however, you must enable cookies from Godreports for complete functionality of the site.

  • Links

  • Godreports contains links to other websites. Godreports is not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices on other sites. When linking to another site a user should read the privacy policy stated on that site. Our privacy policy only governs information collected on Godreports.

  • Godreport Ministry Profile

  • Please be aware that whenever you post public information to your Godreport Ministry Profile page, that information can be accessed by the public and can in turn be used by those people to send you unsolicited communications.

  • Correcting/Updating or Removing Information

  • Godreports registered users may modify or remove any of their personal information at any time by logging into their account and accessing features which allow them to edit or update their profile information.

  • Third Party Sponsorship and Advertising

  • Godreports is a non-profit organization and may use sponsorship or advertising to sustain its operations.

  • Ads appearing on this Web site may be delivered to users by Godreports or one of our sponsors. Our sponsors may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement. In this way, ad servers may compile information about where you, or others who are using your computer, saw their advertisements and determine which ads are clicked on. This information allows an ad network to deliver targeted advertisements to you. This privacy statement covers the use of cookies by Godreports and does not cover the use of cookies by any sponsors.

  • Sharing and Disclosure of Information Godreports Collects

  • Except as otherwise described in this privacy statement, Godreports will not disclose personal information to any third party unless we believe that disclosure is necessary: (1) to conform to legal requirements of the United States or to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other legal process received by Godreports, whether or not a response is required by applicable law; (2) to enforce the Godreports Terms of Use Agreement or protect the rights, personal property or personal safety of Godreports; or (3) to protect the safety of members of the public and users of the service.

  • Opting Out

  • If at any time you wish to stop receiving promotional information from Godreports or if you have any questions or concerns you may email us at: info@godreports.com. You may also write us at:

  • Webmaster

  • Godreports

  • P.O. Box 7269

  • Capistrano Beach, CA 92624

  • Your Privacy Practices

  • We respect the privacy rights of third parties, and you must do so as well on Godreports.

  • If you collect, access or use information relating to any user of Godreports (including information contained in any user's ministry profile) you must obtain consent from the user and make it clear to the user that the collection, access and use is being carried out by you and not Godreports.

  • Registration; Account Security

  • When you register for and use Godreports, you will be asked to provide information about yourself and your ministry. You are solely responsible for maintaining the security of your account. This means, for example, that you may not share your password or let anyone else access your account. If you have reason to believe that your account is no longer secure, please let us know immediately.

  • Eligibility

  • Godreports does not allow anyone less than 14-years-old to register and supply content to this website.

  • Prohibited Conduct

  • By using or accessing Godreports, you represent, warrant and agree that you will not engage in certain practices, including but not limited to:
    • do anything that could disable, overburden or impair the proper working of Godreports;
    • use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access Godreports;
    • send spam or any other unauthorized advertisements or solicitations through or using Godreports;
    • harvest, collect or use addresses, phone numbers or email addresses or other contact information (collectively "Contact Information") of users of Godreports without consent from such users;
    • solicit private information (including social security numbers, credit card numbers and passwords) from users of Godreports;
    • use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access Godreports;
    • create a profile for anyone other than yourself or create a page without authorization;
    • use Godreports for any commercial purpose;
    • offer any contest, sweepstakes, coupon or other promotion through Godreports without our prior written consent;
    • use an iFrame or offer web search functionality on Godreports;
    • intimidate or harass any user;
    • do anything that is illegal, infringing, fraudulent, malicious or could expose Godreports users to harm or liability; or
    • attempt, encourage or facilitate any of the above.

  • User Content

  • By using or accessing Godreports, you represent, warrant and agree that you will not Post certain material that includes but is not limited to:
    • User Content that violates the law or anyone's rights, including intellectual property ("IP") rights or other proprietary rights (such as rights of publicity and privacy);
    • any Contact Information or private information of any third party, especially concerning Christian workers in restricted countries;
    • false, misleading or fraudulent information;
    • any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer or telecommunications equipment;
    • User Content that is threatening, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, or that depicts nudity, pornography or graphic or gratuitous violence, or anything else that we may consider offensive.

  • Godreports does not pre-screen User Content. Godreports may, in its sole discretion, remove or disable access to any User Content.

  • "User Content" includes but is not limited to any photos, text, link, audio, video, designs, ads and anything else that you Post on or through Godreports. "Post" means to upload, post, transmit, share, store, link to or otherwise make available on or through Godreports.

  • Intellectual Property Rights

  • We respect the intellectual property (IP) rights of others and we prohibit users from Posting User Content that violates another party's IP rights. When we receive a proper claim of IP infringement, we promptly remove or disable access to the allegedly infringing User Content. We also terminate the accounts of repeat infringers in appropriate circumstances. If you believe that User Content on Godreports infringes your IP rights, please contact us. All IP claims, including any copyright claims, will be handled in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. If you are a user whose User Content was removed due to alleged copyright infringement, and you believe the removal was mistaken, please contact us.

  • Ownership; Proprietary Rights

  • Except for User Content and Applications/Connect Sites, all materials, content and trademarks on Godreports are the property of Godreports and/or its licensors and are protected by all relevant intellectual property laws including copyright, trademark, trade dress and patent laws) and any other applicable laws. You agree not to use, sell, license, distribute, copy, publish, stream, publicly perform or display, transmit, reformat, modify, edit, frame, translate, excerpt, adapt, create derivative works or otherwise make unauthorized use of the materials, content or trademarks.

  • Licenses

  • You are solely responsible for the User Content that you Post on or through Godreports. You hereby grant Godreports an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, fully paid, worldwide license (with the right to sublicense) to (a) use, copy, publish, stream, store, retain, publicly perform or display, transmit, scan, reformat, modify, edit, frame, translate, excerpt, adapt, create derivative works and distribute (through multiple tiers), any User Content you (i) Post on or in connection with Godreports or the promotion thereof. You represent and warrant that you have all rights and permissions to grant the foregoing licenses.

  • If you own or control a website, you may place a link to Godreports on your website for the sole purpose of enabling users to Post links or content from your website on Godreports. By offering a link on your website, you agree, represent and warrant that you will not place a link on any page containing content that would violate these Terms if Posted on Godreports. The rights granted in this paragraph may be revoked by us at any time in our sole discretion, and upon such termination, you will immediately remove all links from your website.

  • Submissions

  • You acknowledge and agree that any questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, feedback or other information that you provide to Godreports are non-confidential and non-proprietary. Godreports will be entitled to the unrestricted use of any such submission for any purpose, without acknowledgment or compensation to you.

  • User Disputes; Complaints

  • You agree not to hold Godreports responsible or liable for the User Content or actions of third parties (including your interactions with users) on or relating to Godreports. This includes transactions conducted on Godreports as well as the collection, handling and sharing of personal information that you provide to third parties. If you have a dispute with a third party relating to Godreports, you release Godreports and its directors, officers, employees and agents from any claims, causes of action and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such dispute. If you are a California resident, you waive California Civil Code 1542, which says: "A general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him must have materially affected his settlement with the debtor."

  • If you believe that Godreports is operating in a manner that is any way unfair, fraudulent or unlawful, you agree to bring it to the attention of Godreports. If you do not report the issue or continue using the website after discovering the issue, you expressly waive the right to claim that Godreports is unfair, fraudulent or unlawful with respect to that issue.

  • Indemnity

  • You agree to indemnify and hold Christian Writers & Artists Ministries dba Godreports harmless from and against any claim or cause of action brought by a third party as well as any related damages, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) ("Claim") arising out of or related to your (a) use of Godreports or any of the applications, features, content or materials related thereto; (b) violation of these Terms; (c) violation of the rights of any other person or entity; or (d) breach of the representations, warranties and covenants made by you herein. Godreports reserves the right, at your expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter for which you are required to indemnify Godreports, and you agree to cooperate with Godreports' defense of these Claims.

  • General Disclaimers

  • USE OF GODREPORTS IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. GODREPORTS, GODREPORTS WEBSITES AND ALL APPLICATIONS, FEATURES, CONTENT AND MATERIALS MADE AVAILABLE ON, IN CONJUNCTION WITH OR THROUGH GODREPORTS 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, GODREPORTS, ITS SUPPLIERS, LICENSORS AND PARTNERS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, STATUTORY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, GODREPORTS, ITS SUPPLIERS, LICENSORS AND PARTNERS DO NOT WARRANT THAT GODREPORTS WILL BE AVAILABLE, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED OR THAT GODREPORTS OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

  • GODREPORTS IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR, AND DOES NOT APPROVE OR ENDORSE ANY THIRD PARTY CONTENT, MATERIALS, WEBSITES OR APPLICATIONS MADE AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH GODREPORTS (COLLECTIVELY, "THIRD PARTY MATERIALS"). WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENT, ACCURACY, AVAILABILITY, OFFENSIVENESS, OPINIONS, RELIABILITY, PRIVACY PRACTICES OR OTHER POLICIES APPLICABLE TO SUCH THIRD PARTY MATERIALS, AND WE CANNOT AND DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT THIRD PARTY MATERIALS WILL COMPLY WITH THE RESTRICTIONS, CONDITIONS OR OBLIGATIONS THAT WE REQUIRE. IF YOU DECIDE TO USE OR ACCESS THIRD PARTY MATERIALS, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK AND YOU MAY BE REQUIRED TO AGREE TO TERMS OF SERVICE, PRIVACY AND DATA GATHERING PRACTICES AND OTHER POLICIES APPLICABLE TO SUCH THIRD PARTY MATERIALS. PLEASE REVIEW ALL SUCH TERMS AND POLICIES CAREFULLY.

  • CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.

  • Limitation on Liability

  • UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL GODREPORTS ENTITIES OR THEIR LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, RELIANCE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR LOST DATA, THAT RESULT FROM YOUR USE OR YOUR INABILITY TO USE GODREPORTS, THE GODREPORTS WEBSITES OR ANY APPLICATIONS, FEATURES, CONTENT OR THIRD PARTY MATERIALS MADE AVAILABLE ON, IN CONJUNCTION WITH OR THROUGH GODREPORTS, EVEN IF GODREPORTS OR A GODREPORTS AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH CASES, GODREPORTS'S LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.

  • IN NO EVENT WILL THE TOTAL AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU OF GODREPORTS OR OF THEIR LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OR YOUR USE OF GODREPORTS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION YOUR INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER USERS OF GODREPORTS (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, WARRANTY OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, TO GODREPORTS DURING THE TWELVE MONTHS IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE DAY THE ACT OR OMISSION OCCURRED THAT GAVE RISE TO YOUR CLAIM OR $100, WHICHEVER IS GREATER.

  • Termination and Changes to Godreports

  • We may terminate your account on Godreports, delete your ministry profile and any User Content you have Posted on or through Godreports, and/or prohibit you from using or accessing Godreports (or any portion thereof) for any or no reason, at any time in our sole discretion, with or without notice. Further, we reserve the right to change any aspect or feature of Godreports at any time without notice.

  • Arbitration

  • Except as set forth in the paragraph below, you agree that all claims and disputes between you and Godreports that arise out of or relate in any way to the Terms or your use of Godreports will be resolved either by (a) binding arbitration by a single arbitrator in Orange County, California or (b) binding non-appearance based arbitration conducted by telephone, online or based solely on written submission. Such arbitration will be administered by Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services ("JAMS") (see www.jamsadr.com) pursuant to its Comprehensive Arbitration Rules. The arbitrator's award will be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction.

  • With respect to any claims or disputes you intend to bring on behalf of a class, you agree to arbitrate whether a class could be certified before bringing such action in a court of law. If the arbitrator refuses to certify the class, you will continue to resolve your individual claims or disputes through binding arbitration. If the arbitrator finds that a class should be certified, you may file the class action in a court of law provided you waive any right to a trial by jury. Claims for injunctive or other equitable relief may also be brought in a court of law.

  • Governing Law; Venue and Jurisdiction

  • You agree that all claims and disputes between you and Godreports that arise out of or relate in any way to the Terms or your use of Godreports will be governed by the laws of the State of California (and United States federal laws applicable therein), without regard to principles of conflict of laws. You further agree that you will bring any claims or disputes that are not subject to arbitration (as set forth above) in, and you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of, the state and federal courts located in Orange County, California.

  • Other

  • Unless otherwise specified, the terms "includes," "including," "e.g.," "for example," and other similar terms used herein are deemed to include the term "without limitation" immediately thereafter.

  • Severability and Integration.

  • Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision in that or any other instance. If, for any reason, any provision of these Terms or portion thereof is rendered invalid or unenforceable, the remainder of these Terms will remain in full force and effect and will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the intent of the parties. An arbitrator or court will substitute or rewrite any invalid or unenforceable term or provision to make such term or provision valid and enforceable. All communications and notices to be made or given pursuant to these Terms will be in the English language. You consent to receiving communications and notices from Godreports at the email address you provide in registering for Godreports or otherwise elect in your account settings.

  • These Terms constitute the entire agreement and supersede any prior agreement between you and us regarding your use of Godreports.

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