Terms of Use

By accessing this website, you agree to the terms and conditions set forth in this Terms of Use (henceforth called the “Agreement”) by virtue of your access and use of this website. If you do not wish to consent to these terms, you must exit this website and delete any and all content derived and/or retained from it. Use of this website and acceptance of these terms is made by your voluntary actions, for which you bear all risk and responsibility. In the event that this Agreement is amended, your use of this website will be subject to the version of the Agreement in place at the time of such use.

1. General Information For Your Convenience
All parties agree that Footprints Ministry, Inc. is not responsible for the accuracy of the content of this website and will not be held liable in any way. This website is provided “AS IS” and without any warranty of any kind. All parties agree that liability for damages, direct or consequential, that may be related to use of this website shall remain the responsibility of the Web user or visitor and not of Footprints Ministry, Inc., its owners, employees, officers, chairpersons, agents, associates, partners, or affiliates. All content on this website is offered on an “AS IS” basis only. All parties understand that information may not be accurate, complete, timely or up-to-date, error-free, unchanged, uninterrupted, or free from harmful content or effects of any kind. All parties agree that Footprints Ministry, Inc. will not be held liable for any direct or indirect consequences, whether foreseeable or unforeseeable, with regard to the content on this website.

2. Consent by Use: Acceptance of Terms
Every individual who accesses this website agrees to the terms and conditions set forth in this Terms and Conditions of Use by virtue of their access and use of this website. Those who do not wish to consent to these terms must exit this website and delete any and all content derived and/or retained from it. Use of this website and acceptance of these terms is made by your voluntary actions, for which you bear all risk and responsibility.

3. Laws, Regulations, and Rules
Footprints Ministry, Inc. makes every reasonable effort to comply with the laws, regulations, and rules applicable within the United States and the state of North Carolina and does not warrant or infer any compliance with other countries’ provisions. Compliance with the provisions of countries outside of the United States is the responsibility of an individual Web user. All parties are subject to their local laws pertaining to Internet communications and agree to comply with those rules. Each party bears its respective burden of responsibility for compliance, particularly for the rules pertaining to the export of information.

4. Availability and Access
Footprints Ministry, Inc. cannot and does not warrant that this website and the information provided herein is nor will be absolutely accessible at all times, or from all places; or that access will be granted on pre-established terms or by previously established means. All parties agree that no liability may attach to Footprints Ministry, Inc. if this website or the content therein should become unavailable or inaccessible for any reason whatsoever. All parties agree that the risks of relying on access to this website or the content on it are the sole responsibility of the party so relying.

5. User Privacy
Footprints Ministry, Inc. makes no representations regarding the privacy of visitors who may access this website apart from stating that its current practice does not include recording the identity or contact information of any visitor but may include methods to determine the number and rate of unique user visits.

6. Security and Confidentiality
No user can expect that use of this website will be confidential or that communications with Footprints Ministry, Inc. will be either confidential or secure unless otherwise specified.

7. Consent to Monitoring and Disclosure
Footprints Ministry, Inc. has no duty or obligation to monitor communications or access in respect to this website. However, all parties agree that Footprints Ministry, Inc. retains the right to monitor communications or access if (1) it is done to protect the interests of Footprints Ministry, Inc.; (2) Footprints Ministry, Inc. is required to do so by lawful act of any government body; and/or (3) it is done to protect the interests of the user or any third party.

8. Content
The original text appearing and the arrangement of the content found on this website is the property of Footprints Ministry, Inc. unless otherwise specified. Downloaded copies of the website are not to be altered and must retain acknowledgements that the content originated from Footprints Ministry, Inc.. No party shall package, sell, duplicate, appropriate, copy, or exploit any portion of this website or access to any part of it for any commercial purpose. All parties agree that mere objection by Footprints Ministry, Inc. shall suffice for finding a violation of this section. All parties understand and acknowledge that this website may appear differently from the way it was intended depending on the browser used to view it.

9. Downloads from This Website
Web users only have permission to access or view the content of this website. No download or copy of this website may be made unless it includes notice that Footprints Ministry, Inc. is the owner and source of the content. Copies of this website or any portion thereof may not be redisplayed or otherwise represented outside of the personal use context.

10. Linked Content – Outgoing
For your convenience, Footprints Ministry, Inc. have included hyperlinks on this website to other affiliated and unaffiliated websites. Footprints Ministry, Inc. does not control, edit, endorse, adopt, or sponsor any of the linked websites and are not in any way responsible for any of the content that such websites may contain. Affiliate links on this website are based on our personal experience and satisfaction with the services provided and are only shown on this website if we feel we can recommend them without reservation. While Footprints Ministry, Inc. may receive compensation for some of the affiliate links on this website, no advertiser will ever influence the services and/or content of this website. All parties agree that no endorsement or sponsorship of any linked website is intended or will be inferred from the provision of any hyperlink from this website. Footprints Ministry, Inc. maintains its own policies for this website that cover your use of this website only and do not apply to your use of linked websites. It is recommended that you visit the linked websites’ terms or policy pages to understand how use of those websites operate.

11. Links, Referrals – Incoming
Any visitor or webmaster that refers or directs others to this website using hyperlinks or other methods agrees to do so in a manner that new visitors arrive first at the http://footprintsministrycharlotte.org home page and not to deep-link to another part of the website.

12. No Framing or Incorporation
No permission is granted for incorporation of this website or its contents into any other website by in-lining, framing, or similar method unless such permission is otherwise granted by express agreement with Footprints Ministry, Inc..

13. No Unauthorized Access or Use
Any website user has permission to review the content of this website, using an ordinary browser or similar means, in the manner such review is ordinary made and plainly intended by Footprints Ministry, Inc. No person or entity may make unauthorized use of this website or access it in any manner that Footprints Ministry, Inc. deems contrary to this Agreement. In particular, use of this website to disrupt, control, alter, overload, rewrite, interrupt, deconstruct or reverse engineer this website or Footprints Ministry, Inc. equipment; or to represent, misrepresent, imitate or impersonate Footprints Ministry, Inc.; or to frustrate or obstruct Footprints Ministry, Inc.’s goals and communications in any manner is recognized as a serious violation of this Agreement. Any entities or individuals, directly or indirectly, intentionally or unintentionally, responsible for such action or result, without regard to the degree of involvement of participation, agrees to be and shall be held jointly and severably liable for any and all damages or injuries that Footprints Ministry, Inc. deems to have resulted from such an act or consequence. Users who make unauthorized access to this website will provide remedy to Footprints Ministry, Inc. for such unauthorized access as Footprints Ministry, Inc. requires without regard to legal or equitable defenses or claims against third parties.

14. Intellectual Property
Footprints Ministry, Inc. vigorously defends its intellectual property rights. Footprints Ministry, Inc. hereby claims, and is entitled to, the fullest extent of intellectual property protection possible under the laws of any sovereign. Such protection includes, but is not limited to: trade secret law; duties of confidentiality and loyalty; limits imposed by contract; and the law of trademarks, service marks, copyrights, patents, and torts. By the terms of this Agreement, all parties agree that Footprints Ministry, Inc. will be regarded as enjoying such protection without regard to legal and equitable arguments that such protections should not apply. Under the terms of this Agreement no party has the right to use, copy, download and otherwise display or transfer any of the intellectual property contained on this website except as provided herein or specifically permitted in a separate written contract with Footprints Ministry, Inc. This material may be used for personal, non-commercial use only and all intellectual property notices must be preserved on any copy of this website or any portion thereof. Other proprietary notices may appear on this website. No party may construe the presentation of materials or content on this website as a license of any kind unless otherwise specified in writing.

15. Intellectual Property of Others
Use of the intellectual property of others may be used on this website in accordance with fair use principles. Where this website makes fair use of the intellectual property of others, any Web user who misappropriates or otherwise infringes on those parties’ rights agrees that such infringement is the responsibility of that user alone and that the user will indemnify Footprints Ministry, Inc. for any claims arising out of that Web users actions.

16. Copyrights
The fullest copyright protection under US, foreign and international law is claimed by Footprints Ministry, Inc. for all content on this website. All parties agree to respect Footprints Ministry, Inc.’s and claim to such copyright protection. All copyrightable subject matter appearing on this website is protected by a copyright owned by Footprints Ministry, Inc. unless otherwise indicated. This material may be used for personal, non-commercial use only and all copyright notices must be preserved on any copy of this website or any portion of it. No party may construe the presentation of material on this website as a license of any kind unless otherwise specified. As provided by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Title 17 U.S.C. Section 512(c)(2), Footprints Ministry, Inc. expressly provides ready means for advising or alerting Footprints Ministry, Inc. of actual or possible copyright infringement occurring on or through this website. To alert Footprints Ministry, Inc. of infringement by notifying Footprints Ministry, Inc. Copyright Agent, contact info@footprintsministrycharlotte.org. Notice to the Copyright Agent must include: your name; description of the original work; description of the infringing work; location (URL) of the infringing work; your address, telephone number, and email; statement that you have a good faith belief that the alleged infringement was not authorized. The notice must also include a sworn statement that the information provided is accurate and true; that you are the owner or authorized agent of the original work; and a signature, actual or electronic, of the owner or authorized agent.

17. Trademarks
Footprints Ministry, Inc. is entitled to protection in the United States and other nations for use of “Footprints Ministry, Inc.”, “footprintsministrycharlotte.org” as service and/or trade marks. The foregoing and other marks are the property of Footprints Ministry, Inc. These marks may be used only by Footprints Ministry, Inc. or by such parties that Footprints Ministry, Inc. may license or expressly authorize. No entity, individual, or Web user is authorized to use any Footprints Ministry, Inc. trademarks without the express written content of Footprints Ministry, Inc.

18. Retained Rights
All rights with regard to this website are reserved by Footprints Ministry, Inc. No right or authorization not expressly made or granted by this Agreement should be considered as conferred by assumption, estoppels, or inference.

19. Updates
Footprints Ministry, Inc. reserves the right to update, edit, change, delete, discontinue, or otherwise alter any or all of the content of this website as it sees fit, without notice or regard to the effect on any other party. However, Footprints Ministry, Inc. does not have any duty whatsoever to update, maintain, or change the content of this website for any reason. Footprints Ministry, Inc. makes no assurances that the content of this website is current, timely, correct, or accurate whatsoever and no party is to make any such inference.

20. Disclaimer of Duty
All parties agree that no duties, obligations, liability or responsibilities, whether legal, equitable, or otherwise, arise out of Footprints Ministry, Inc.’s presentation or maintenance of the this website or any of the content at this website.

21. Disclaimer of Warranty
YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR USE OR ACCESS TO THIS WEBSITE. YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS MADE AT YOUR OWN RISK. ACCESS TO THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AS “AS IS “ AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WARRANTIES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, NON- INFRINGEMENT, FITNESS OR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. NOTHING IN THIS WEBSITE CONSTITUTES ADVICE OR INFORMATION COVERED BY ANY WARRANT OF ANY SORT. CONTENT ON THIS WEBSITE MAY CONTAIN ERRORS, VIRUSES, OR INACCURACIES AND MAY BE OUTDATED. NO WARRANTY IS MADE THAT THIS WEBSITE WILL BE ACCESSIBLE OR AVAILABLE FROM ANY PLACE, OR AT ANY TIME. THE CONTENT OF THIS WEBSITE MIGHT NOT BE UPDATED, FILTERED, OR CORRECTED. ALL PARTIES AGREE THAT RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE LEGALITY OF ANY CONTENT HEREIN IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE ENTITY OR INDIVIDUAL ACCESSING THE WEBSITE AND NOT OF FOOTPRINTS MINISTRY, INC.

22. Limitation of Liability
YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR USE OR ACCESS TO THIS WEBSITE. NO PARTY SHALL MAINTAIN THAT TRS, LLC, ITS AGENTS, LICENSORS, OR AFFILIATES IS LIABLE IN ANY MANNER WHETHER FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE, ACCESS, OR AVAILABILITY OF INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE. ALL PARTIES AGREE THAT THE ENTIRE RISK AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES, OR THE INTERNET GENERALLY, ARE ASSUMED BY INDIVIDUAL WEB USERS AND THAT NO LIABILITY WILL BE CLAIMED OR WILL ATTACH TO FOOTPRINTS MINISTRY, INC. WHETHER UNDER CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY. FOOTPRINTS MINISTRY, INC. HEREBY DISCLAIMS LIABILITY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW. IN JURISDICTIONS WHERE SUCH DISCLAIMER MAY BE LIMITED, THIS DISCLAIMER IS LIMITED ACCORDINGLY TO THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT PERMITTED BY SUCH LOCAL LAW.

23. Entire Agreement
All parties agree that this Terms and Conditions of Use Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Footprints Ministry, Inc. and Web users who visit this website without regard to prior or contemporaneous communications purported to alter the terms of the Agreement.

24. Severability
To the extent that any portion of this agreement is found legally unenforceable, all parties agree that the remainder of this Agreement will remain in full force, as if the unenforceable portion was not incorporated, as nearly as possible to the original intent of the parties.

25. Applicable Law and Legal Compliance
Footprints Ministry, Inc. makes every reasonable effort to ensure that its maintenance of this website and activities associated with this website are in full compliance with United States and North Carolina state law. All parties agree that any violations of law are unintentional only and no party will hold Footprints Ministry, Inc. responsible for such accidental missteps. All parties agree that access to this website on the part of any entity or individual and that party’s use of this website will be made in accordance with local laws. Responsibility for compliance with such particular local laws remains the sole responsibility of particular users.

26. Choice of Law
All parties agree that questions or disputes pertaining to this website are to be answered or settled according the laws of the State of North Carolina, without regard to its conflict of laws principles.

27. Jurisdiction
All parties agree that any conflict or dispute arising out of, or pertaining to, this website or its contents will not, and cannot, be brought to any courts outside of those within the geographical boundaries of Mecklenburg County within North Carolina. Further, that all parties are subject to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of any courts within the geographical boundaries of Mecklenburg County within North Carolina.

28. Indemnification
All parties agree that Web users will indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Footprints Ministry, Inc. and its chairpersons, officers, agents, employees, partners, and affiliates for any claims or disputes arising out of, or involving, any party’s access to or use of this website. Indemnification shall include any and all fees and costs associated with responding or answering any claims or assertions against Footprints Ministry, Inc. including, but not limited to: internal costs, agency fees, attorneys and experts, witnesses, document production and management, correspondence, travel, filing fees, employee pay and reimbursement.

29. Election of Defenses
No portion of this Agreement will be construed as limiting Footprints Ministry, Inc.’s right to direct its own defense, including, but not limited to: selection of counsel, negotiation of settlements, or election of strategies. At all times, the Web user’s duty to indemnify Footprints Ministry, Inc. will remain unaffected by this provision and the user shall cooperate with Footprints Ministry, Inc.’s efforts to assert defenses.

30. Revisions, Improvements, and Updates
Changes to this website, including this Agreement, will likely occur and may be made at any time without notice as Footprints Ministry, Inc. deem appropriate. This Terms and Conditions of Use Agreement remains in full force with regard to any changes that may be made, unless the Agreement itself is modified. If this Agreement is modified, such modifications will pertain to all use of this website subsequent to the modification, unless otherwise specified. All parties agree that Footprints Ministry, Inc. has the right to amend this website, at will and without notice; and that it is the responsibility of visitors to keep abreast of changes; that any liability arising out of such amendments remain with users and not with Footprints Ministry, Inc.; and that individual users will indemnify Footprints Ministry, Inc. for any actions arising out of changes and their use of this website. Nothing in this section creates any duty whatsoever on the part of Footprints Ministry, Inc. to amend, alter, correct, or update this website.

31. Notice of Changes
Footprints Ministry, Inc. has no duty to notify any party as to changes made to this website or to this Agreement. All parties agree that it is the visitor’s own responsibility to keep abreast of the latest version of the content at this website and that no party may hold Footprints Ministry, Inc. liable in the event that a party is not so apprised. If notices are provided, they may appear in email or regular mail, or they may be posted as links or displays on this website, as mere textural changes to any portion of this website, or by other means utilized by Footprints Ministry, Inc.

32. Section Titles
Sections of this Terms and Conditions of Use are organized and titled merely for convenient organization of the material herein and do not have any legal significance. All parties agree that no such significance be construed, inferred, or effected.

33. No Waiver
Any failure on the part of Footprints Ministry, Inc. to enforce any of the terms of this Agreement is not a waiver of this Agreement or any portion of it. All parties agree that these terms shall be deemed in full effect even where Footprints Ministry, Inc. does not enforce the terms, whether by election or by oversight.

34. Violations
Violations of the terms of this agreement may result in the refusal of your continued access to this website without notice. Violations may also result in Footprints Ministry, Inc. or another concerned party prosecuting civil or criminal remedies against you. All parties agree that Footprints Ministry, Inc. will not be held liable for any claims from or against any party arising out of that party’s use of or access to this website or any violations of these terms. Such parties will indemnify and hold harmless Footprints Ministry, Inc. for any claims arising out of any such use or access.

35. Reporting Violations
To report violations of this Agreement, contact info@footprintsministrycharlotte.org.

36. Termination
Footprints Ministry, Inc. may terminate or discontinue this website, or any part of it, or any individual’s access to it, at any time, for any reason, without notice or limitation.

37. Feedback, Information, Requests, Notice, and General Communication
To find out more about Footprints Ministry, Inc.’s services, or if you merely desire to contact Footprints Ministry, Inc., please email us at info@footprintsministrycharlotte.org.