Description of service
www.hourofpower.org is one of a family of associated websites created by Crystal Cathedral Ministries (CCM). Hour of Power (HOP) is a site designed to build community among the Hour of Power global community.
Acceptance of terms
By using HOP services you agree to adhere to these terms. HOP reserves the right to modify these terms without notice. If you do not agree to these terms, you cannot use HOP. HOP may, from time to time update these terms without notice. The most recent terms are located at http://hourofpower.org/termsofservice. You should revisit this page occasionally to review the terms and conditions.
There may also be HOP products and services that have posted rules and regulations. These rules and regulations, when they appear, should be considered to be part of these terms and conditions.
HOP provides several types of membership accounts. By using our services you agree to our right to change the account structure, services offered, pricing, or any other aspect of the service at any time. HOP believes that your personal information — including your email and residential addresses — belongs to you. We collect this type of information when you provide it to us, but we do not rent or sell information concerning our members to third parties. We may partner with other organizations whose products or services we think you might find interesting, but we will not share your personal information with these organizations unless you give us permission to do so.
HOP Intellectual Property
The content, arrangement and layout of www.hourofpower.org, including, but not limited to, the trademarks, service marks, package designs, text, art work, graphics, images, buttons, screen shots, music, digitally downloadable files, other content, and the compilation of the foregoing (“Content”) are the property of Crystal Cathedral Ministries, except where otherwise noted, and are protected from copying, imitation, communication, or simulation under domestic and international laws and are not to be reproduced, communicated, displayed, distributed, or transmitted without the express written permission of Crystal Cathedral Ministries.
www.hourofpower.org may also contain references to other company brand and product names. These company brand and product names are used herein for identification purposes only and may be the trademarks of their respective owners. The images of people or places displayed, forms, structures, and graphics displayed or found within the www.hourofpower.org are either the property of Crystal Cathedral Ministries, or used with permission. Crystal Cathedral Ministries may be, but is not necessarily sponsored by or affiliated with any of owners of the other company brand and product name appearing on www.hourofpower.org, and makes no representations about them, their owners, their products or services.
Any unauthorized use of the materials, structure, sequence, arrangement, or design of www.hourofpower.org, or trademarks, service marks found within the www.hourofpower.org may violate civil or criminal laws, including, but not limited to, copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes. By visiting the www.hourofpower.org you understand and acknowledge and agree that you do not acquire or obtain by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use or make additional copies of any materials or information displayed on www.hourofpower.org. You agree not to display or use any Content or third party content located on the www.hourofpower.org in any publications, in public performances, for any commercial purpose and/or profit, in any other manner that is likely to cause confusion among consumers, that disparages or discredits Crystal Cathedral Ministries, or its licensors, that dilutes the strength of Crystal Cathedral Ministries or its licensor’s property, or that otherwise infringes Crystal Cathedral Ministries or its licensor’s intellectual property rights.
You understand and agree that you have no ownership rights in your www.hourofpower.org account. HOP may cancel your account and delete all content associated with your account at any time, and without notice, if we deem that you have violated the terms of this agreement, or for any other reason. HOP assumes no liability for any information removed from our site for violating these terms.
We reserve the right to permanently restrict access to our products and services to members who have had their accounts cancelled.
Security of HOP and passwords
HOP accounts are protected by username (HOPname) and passwords. You agree to keep your password secure and not to disclose it to anyone. You also agree not to solicit or use another member’s account and password. You are solely responsible for any and all use of your account.
HOP members agree to not do any of the following including but not limited to;
- Create, upload, transmit or make available in any way any material that harms anyone in any way.
- Solicit personal information from any member.
- Create, upload, transmit or make available in any way any text, messages, images, or files that are derogatory, defamatory, abusive, threatening, vulgar, obscene, bigoted, hateful, racially offensive, insulting or that violates any person’s privacy (including but not limited to posting pictures, full names, email addresses, addresses, or phone numbers).
- Use HOP services to transmit junk mail, chain letters, unsolicited mass email, spam, spim, or comment spam.
- Post information that you know is false, misleading, or that promotes illegal activity.
- Use HOP to promote any products or services (whether for profit or not for profit), or solicit others for commercial products or services of any kind.
- Impersonate any person or misrepresent yourself or your association with any person or group.
- Create, upload, transmit or make available in any way any content that violates any third party’s legal rights, or any domestic or international law or regulation.
- Upload, transmit, or make available in any way any content that you do not have the right to transmit under any law, contract, or fiduciary agreement.
- Create, upload, transmit or make available in any way any files, computer codes, or software programs that contain software viruses or any other type of harmful material that is intended to disrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of computer or network hardware or software products or services.
- Interfere, disrupt, or create an undue burden on any network services provided by HOP.
We reserve the right to remove any material or cancel the account of any person we determine violates any of these terms. We also reserve the right to turn over to law enforcement personnel any content created, uploaded, transmitted, distributed or made available in any way on HOP that we deem may be in violation of these terms or any applicable law. Furthermore, we reserve the right to prosecute fraudulent orders.
Any decisions that you make during or after phone calls, chat sessions, conferences, emails, letters or any form of communication with CCM are your own decisions and your must assume full responsibility for them. Any “advice” you feel you are given should be taken as an opinion and not as a directive for you to follow. All public forums, including but not limited to, chat rooms, message boards and online conferences are made available as resources for our visitors to support each other. Please realize that these forums are not private. Therefore, it is up to you to use discretion in revealing any personal information about yourself. Please remember to be courteous and encouraging to others but also be informed that CCM cannot guarantee that some participants won’t be disruptive or harmful to you. CCM will attempt to keep our forums safe by confronting and/or terminating access for visitors who have engaged in inappropriate behavior or who have been hurtful to others.
If you believe that content on www.hourofpower.org infringes upon your intellectual property rights, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail at Hour of Power 12921 Louis St. Garden Grove, CA 92840 Attn: Digital Ministries. In your correspondence, you must include your name, the work you believe has been infringed along with any relevant registration numbers, identification of the work on www.hourofpower.org that you believe infringes your work, your contact information, confirmation that you have a good faith belief that the material you are concerned about was not authorized by the rights owner, confirmation that the information you are submitting to us is accurate and under penalty of perjury you are authorized to act on behalf of the rights holder, and your signature. Our agent information is provided pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 512(c)(2). Our designated agent will respond only to these trademark or copyright issues; for general questions please email email@example.com.
HOP does not claim ownership of content you create, upload, transmit or make available in any way on HOP. By posting content on HOP you grant HOP a non-exclusive, royalty-free worldwide license to copy, use, translate, modify, adapt, store, and reproduce the content for the purposes of displaying, publishing, distributing, and transmitting the content on HOP and affiliated sites. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you understand and acknowledge that www.hourofpower.org owns the servers on which your content resides, and you own no protectable rights in and to those servers, your user account, or any data HOP stores on its servers. Should your account be terminated, you will not be given back any content you uploaded to www.hourofpower.org, nor will you be given access to those materials.
Furthermore, you agree that you will not post any content that infringes on any copyright, privacy or publicity right, patent, trademark, trade secret, or any other proprietary right of any party. You may not use, copy, transmit, publish, distribute, modify, broadcast, or sell any content published on HOP that was not created by you.
You acknowledge that HOP does not pre-screen content but that HOP and its designees have the right (but not the obligation) to remove or refuse to remove any content on HOP. HOP also has the right to remove any content that violates these terms. You agree to that you will be solely responsible for all risks associated with the use of this content, including the accuracy, completeness or useful of this content.
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT WWW.HOUROFPOWER.ORG SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF WWW.HOUROFPOWER.ORG HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE; (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE
You agree to indemnify and hold www.hourofpower.org and Crystal Cathedral Ministries. and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any alleged claim or demand, including reasonable attorney fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your Content, your use of the Service, your connection to the Service, your violation of the Terms and Conditions, or your violation of any rights of another, whether you are a registered user or not. The user is solely responsible for his or her actions when using the Service, including, but not limited to, costs incurred for Internet access.
THE MATERIALS IN THE CRYSTAL CATHEDRAL MINISTRIES SITES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE MATERIALS ON ANY CCM SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT ANY CRYSTAL CATHEDRAL MINISTRIES OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE SUCH MATERIALS AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. WE DO NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS ON ANY CCM SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. YOU ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR, OR CORRECTION. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
We explicitly disclaim any responsibility for the accuracy, content, or availability of information found on sites that link to or from any Crystal Cathedral Ministries site. We cannot ensure that you will be satisfied with any products or services that you purchase from a third-party site that links to or from any Crystal Cathedral Ministries site or third-party content on our sites. We do not endorse any of the merchandise, nor have we taken any steps to confirm the accuracy or reliability of, any of the information contained in such third-party sites or content. We do not make any representations or warranties as to the security of any information (including, without limitation, credit card and other personal information) you might be requested to give any third party, and you hereby irrevocably waive any claim against us with respect to such sites and third-party content. We strongly encourage you to make whatever investigation you feel necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any online or offline transaction with any of these third parties.
Contacting us about these terms
If you have any questions about these terms, or wish to report violators of these terms, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.