THRED User Agreement
General Rules and Information
The site (the “Site”) is owned and operated by THRED, a program of Lutheran Hour Ministries, for your personal non-commercial use only. Lutheran Hour Ministries’ offices are located in the State of Missouri, USA. You may not use the Site until you have read and agree to abide by the terms of this user agreement (“Agreement”). Certain areas of the Site may be governed by additional, more specific agreements to which you must agree before using those areas of the Site. The specific agreements and this general agreement shall apply equally. In the event of any irreconcilable inconsistency between a provision of a specific agreement and this Agreement, the specific agreement’s provision shall apply. If you are not at least 18 years old you may not use the Site without adult supervision. You warrant that you are at least 18 years old. If you have comments regarding the Site or this Agreement, you may send them by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information, text, graphics, software, and other content that make up this Web site (“Content”) reside on a computer operated by Lutheran Hour Ministries or its representative. Anyone accessing this Web site consents to monitoring of this access and use by system or security personnel.
THRED, a project of Lutheran Hour Ministries, is not responsible for or liable for any damage, including damage caused by viruses, to your computer, computer system, or other property, during or on account of access or use of the Site or any sites to which the Site provides hyperlinks (“links”). The Site includes links to other Internet sites, both related and unrelated to the Site, that may be of interest to users. The presence of a link to a third-party site does not constitute or imply THRED or Lutheran Hour Ministries’ endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation of the third party or of the information or products contained on the site. Neither THRED nor Lutheran Hour Ministries monitors or controls any linked sites and is not responsible for their content or availability.
You must send any official correspondence via postal mail to:
Lutheran Hour Ministries
660 Mason Ridge Center Drive
St. Louis, MO 63141
Your Acceptance of this Agreement
By entering the Site you accept and are bound by this Agreement without limitation, qualification or change. You represent that you have read and agree to abide by all the terms and conditions of this Agreement at all times while using the Site. You may not use the Site in any way that involves failure to abide by any term or condition of this Agreement.
Use of Intellectual Property
The Site and all of its contents, including but not limited to articles, other text, photographs, images, illustrations, graphics, video material, audio material, and other software (collectively “Intellectual Property”) are protected by copyright, trademark and other laws of the United States, as well as international conventions and the laws of other countries. The Intellectual Property is owned or controlled by Lutheran Hour Ministries or the party credited as the provider of Intellectual Property. Additionally, the Site itself is protected by copyright as a collective work and or compilation. You may not, and agree that you will not, copy, download, distribute, publish, enter into a database, display, perform, modify, create derivative works, transmit, post, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or in any way exploit any of the Intellectual Property, or the Site itself, in whole or part, except as expressly provided in this section of the Agreement. You may browse the Site and download one copy of occasional materials appearing on the Site that are of personal interest to you for personal, educational or non-commercial use. You must keep intact all copyright, trademark, and other notices contained in this one personal copy. Unless otherwise noted, you may not distribute, or otherwise make available to others, this one personal copy. You may not save or archive a significant portion of the material appearing on this Site. Third party names and marks used in this Web site are the property of their respective owners.
General Limitation of Liability; Disclaimer of Warranties
Your use and browsing of this Site is at your own risk.
All opinions expressed by third parties are the opinions of that party and do not necessarily reflect the views or doctrine of Lutheran Hour Ministries. Although Lutheran Hour Ministries strives to enforce strict controls on this site, the world wide web is by nature a freewheeling place and Lutheran Hour Ministries can not guarantee the accuracy, currency, quality or orthodoxy of any information found on this site. Thus, the site, and all its contents, are provided to you “as is,” without any warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of the rights of third parties. Lutheran Hour Ministries, its subsidiary and parent companies, affiliates and any others involved in creating the site and its contents are not liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special consequential or punitive damages resulting from any circumstance involving the site, including but not limited to Lutheran Hour Ministries’ negligence, your access to and use of the site, the unavailability of the site, errors or inaccuracies contained on the site, or the defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any user of the site, even if you have advised Lutheran Hour Ministries in advance of the possibility of such damage.