Terms and Conditions
Last Modified July 25th, 2020
1. Agreement between User and Pax, Inc. madeforpax.org
Welcome to madeforpax.org. The madeforpax.org website (the "Site") is comprised of various web pages operated by Pax Inc., and it is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein (the "Terms"). Your use of madeforpax.org constitutes your agreement to all such Terms. Please read these terms carefully, and keep a copy of them for your reference.
Pax and this website (madeforpax.org) is a Non-Profit organization. The mission of Pax is to promote the peace of Jesus in the 21st century. All of our online content is dedicated to accomplish this mission, and we will accomplish this by spreading the peace of Jesus into every corner of culture through our marketplace, partnerships, multi-media presence, and StoryArc publications.
2. Electronic Communications
Both visiting madeforpax.org and/or sending emails to Pax constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
To use certain services, you must register for a user Account (the “Account”) through the Site. To be eligible for an Account, you must: (1) be at least 13 years of age at time that you register; (2) have an active, valid e-mail address; and (3) provide certain information about yourself as prompted through the registration process. Minors under age 13 may utilize the website only with the consent and involvement of a parent or legal guardian.
3. Your Account
If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer. You also agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity. You acknowledge that Pax is not responsible for third party access to your account that results from theft or misappropriation of your account. Pax and its associates reserve the right to refuse or cancel service, terminate accounts, or remove or edit content in our sole discretion.
4. Children Under Thirteen
Pax does not knowingly collect, either online or offline, personal information from persons under the age of thirteen. If you are under 18, you may use madeforpax.org only with permission from a parent or guardian.
5. Links to Third Party Sites/Third Party Services
madeforpax.org may contain links to other websites ("Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites are not under the control of Pax, and Pax is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. Pax provides these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Pax of the site or any association with its operators.
Certain services made available via madeforpax.org are delivered by third party sites and organizations. By using any product, service or functionality originating from the madeforpax.org domain, you hereby acknowledge and consent that Pax may share such information and data with any third party with whom Pax has a contractual relationship to provide the requested product, service or functionality on behalf of madeforpax.org users and customers.
6. No Unlawful or Prohibited Use/Intellectual Property
All content included as part of the Service, such as text, graphics, videos, artwork, audio, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used on the Site, is the property of Pax Inc. or its suppliers and protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices, legends or other restrictions contained in any such content and will not make any changes thereto.
You will not modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part, found on the Site. Pax content is not for resale. Your use of the Site does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of any protected content, and in particular you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any content. You will use protected content solely for your personal use, and will make no other use of the content without the express written permission of Pax and the copyright owner. You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any protected content. We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of Pax or our licensors except as expressly authorized by these Terms.
Any commercial or promotional distribution, publishing, or exploitation of the Site, or any content, code, data, or materials on the Site, is strictly prohibited unless you have received the express prior written permission from authorized personnel of Pax or the otherwise applicable rights holder. Other than as expressly allowed herein, you may not download, post, display, publish, copy, reproduce, distribute, transmit, modify, perform, broadcast, transfer, create derivative works from, sell, or otherwise exploit any content, code, data, or materials on or available through the Site.
7. Partner Institutions & Individuals
Pax will feature individual contributors and institutional partners through the publication of our StoryArc(s), as leaders & speakers during our online or in-person Pop-ups events, on our YouTube/podcast channels, and in a variety of multi-media publications. While we contract and work with these institutions, individuals, and feature our partners in a variety of ways—we in no way endorse the full scope of their conduct, belief system, theology, orthopraxy, or biblical views. As an organization that is intentionally pursuing peace and unity both inside and outside of Christian institutions (churches, non-profits, schools, etc.)—it is key to our mission to foster a deeper level of understanding across belief systems, worldviews, personal preferences, and staunch theological beliefs.
We endorse these partners, people, artists, and institutions to the extent that they are committed to the vision of Pax and/or have fulfilled a particular commitment as it relates to our mission to promote the peace of Jesus in the 21st century. In the event you are aware of information that would cause you concern in their partnership with Pax, please reach out to us under section “15” of this agreement.
8. International Users
The Service is controlled, operated, and administered by Pax from our offices within the USA. If you access the Service from a location outside the USA, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that you will not use the Pax Content accessed through madeforpax.org in any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions or regulations.
The trademarks, logos, service marks, and trade names (collectively, the “Trademarks”) displayed on the Site, or on content available through the Site, are registered and unregistered Trademarks of ours and others and may not be used in connection with products and/or services that are not related to, associated with, or sponsored by their rights holders, or that are likely to cause customer confusion, or in any manner that disparages or discredits the rights holders. All Trademarks not owned by us that appear on the Site or on or through the Site’s services, if any, are the property of their respective owners. Nothing contained on the Site grants, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, or should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any of the Trademarks displayed on the Site without our written permission or that of the third-party rights holder.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Pax, its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorney's fees), relating to or arising out of your use of or inability to use the Site or services, any user postings made by you, your violation of any terms of this Agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. Pax reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with Pax in asserting any available defenses.
In the event the parties are not able to resolve any dispute between them arising out of or concerning these Terms and Conditions, or any provisions hereof, whether in contract, tort, or otherwise at law or in equity for damages or any other relief, then such dispute shall be resolved only by final and binding arbitration pursuant to the Federal Arbitration Act, conducted by a single neutral arbitrator and administered by the American Arbitration Association, or a similar arbitration service selected by the parties, in a location mutually agreed upon by the parties. The arbitrator's award shall be final, and judgment may be entered upon it in any court having jurisdiction. In the event that any legal or equitable action, proceeding or arbitration arises out of or concerns these Terms and Conditions, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover its costs and reasonable attorney's fees. The parties agree to arbitrate all disputes and claims in regards to these Terms and Conditions or any disputes arising as a result of these Terms and Conditions, whether directly or indirectly, including Tort claims that are a result of these Terms and Conditions. The parties agree that the Federal Arbitration Act governs the interpretation and enforcement of this provision. The entire dispute, including the scope and enforceability of this arbitration provision shall be determined by the Arbitrator. This arbitration provision shall survive the termination of these Terms and Conditions.
12. Class Action Waiver
Any arbitration under these Terms and Conditions will take place on an individual basis; class arbitrations and class/representative/collective actions are not permitted. THE PARTIES AGREE THAT A PARTY MAY BRING CLAIMS AGAINST THE OTHER ONLY IN EACH INDIVIDUAL’S CAPACITY, AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PUTATIVE CLASS, COLLECTIVE AND/ OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING, SUCH AS IN THE FORM OF A PRIVATE ATTORNEY GENERAL ACTION AGAINST THE OTHER. Further, unless both you and Pax agree otherwise, the arbitrator may not consolidate more than one person's claims, and may not otherwise preside over any form of a representative or class proceeding.
13. Liability Disclaimer
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. PAX AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE SITE AT ANY TIME.
PAX AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, ARTWORK, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. PAX AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
14. Termination/Access Restriction
Pax reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Indiana, and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Indiana in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Site. Use of the Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms, including, without limitation, this section.
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Pax as a result of this agreement or use of the Site. Pax's performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of Pax's right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Site or information provided to or gathered by Pax with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.
Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and Pax with respect to the Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and Pax with respect to the Site. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be written in English.
15. Feedback Submitted
We welcome your feedback. However, in submitting feedback, you agree that Pax is free to use any comments, information, ideas, concepts, reviews, techniques, or any other material contained in any communication you may send to us (“Feedback”), worldwide and in perpetuity without acknowledgement, compensation, or payment to you. If you have feedback and wish to reach out, email us at: email@example.com
17. Changes to Terms
Pax reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change the Terms under which madeforpax.org is offered. The most current version of the Terms will supersede all previous versions. Pax encourages you to periodically review the Terms to stay informed of our updates.
Pax welcomes your questions or comments regarding the Terms:
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