Terms and Conditions of Use

El Buen Samaritano’s Terms and Conditions of Use

These terms and conditions of use (these “Terms”) govern your use of this website.  Read the Terms carefully prior to your use of this website.  If you do not agree with or wish to be bound by these Terms, you should not make any further use of this website and you should log off of this website immediately.

    1. Ownership and Copyright.

This website is owned and operated by El Buen Samaritano Episcopal Mission (“we” or “us”).   This website contains trademarks, service marks, logos, copyrights and other intellectual property (collectively, the “Content”) owned by or licensed to us. We or our licensors are the sole owners of all Content, including, without limitation, all copyrights, trademarks, service marks, and other intellectual property rights thereto.  You acknowledge that your use of the website and the Content is limited to the terms of the license, and all other terms and conditions, set forth in these Terms.

The Content is protected by contract law and various intellectual property laws, including domestic and international copyright laws. Except as expressly permitted herein, you may not copy, adapt, distribute, commercially exploit, or publicly display the Content or any portion thereof in any manner whatsoever without our prior written consent.

    1. Use. 

You have permission to temporarily download one copy of the Content on this website to your computer or other viewing device for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:

(a) modify or copy the Content;

(b) use the Content for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);

(c) attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on this website;

(d) remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the Content;

(e) collect or store personal data about other users;

(f) impersonate any other person or organization, including without limitation, our personnel, or misrepresent an affiliation with another person or organization;

(g) access the website using non-human, software or other automated tools, including bots, web crawlers, “spiders” or any screen scraping tools;

(h) upload, post, reproduce, distribute or transmit any information or material through the website which (i) infringes the rights of others, contains personal information about any individual, or violates their privacy or publicity rights, (ii) is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, libelous, vulgar, obscene, profane, indecent or otherwise objectionable, (iii) infringes on the copyright, trademark or other proprietary right without the express written permission of the owner of such right, (iv) constitutes any advertising or promotional materials or any other form of solicitation or unauthorized communication that is not for the sole benefit of us or our affiliates, or (v) contains viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs which might interrupt, limit, or interfere with the functionality of the website or any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; or

(i) transfer the Content to another person or “mirror” the Content on any other server.

This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by us at any time.

    1. Disclaimer.

The materials on the website are provided “as is,” and we make no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaim and negate all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, we do not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on the website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

    1. Limitations and Indemnity.

In no event shall we or our licensors or suppliers be liable for any damages (including without limitation exemplary, punitive, special, indirect or consequential damages of any kind, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the Content or the website, even if we have been notified of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

You agree to release, indemnify, defend and hold us, our parents, subsidiaries, officers, employees, and website contractors and each of their officers, employees and agents (the “Indemnified Parties”) harmless from any claims, damages and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, that arise out of, are related to or in connection with (a) these Terms or your access or use of the website or (b) your violation of these Terms or which arises from the use of Content you submitted, posted, or otherwise provided to us or the website, in each case, EVEN IF CAUSED, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, BY THE JOINT, SOLE OR CONCURRENT NEGLIGENCE, WILLFUL MISCONDUCT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER FAULT, WHETHER PASSIVE OR ACTIVE, OF ANY PERSON OR ENTITY, INCLUDING ANY OF THE INDEMNIFIED PARTIES.

    1. Revisions and Errata.

The Content and other materials appearing on the website may include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. We do not warrant that any of the Content is accurate, complete, or current. We may make changes to the Content at any time without notice. We do not, however, make any commitment to update the Content.

    1. Links.

We have not reviewed all of the sites linked to this website and are not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by us of the site. Use of any such linked website is at the user’s own risk.

If you want to link to the website, you may not link in any manner reasonably likely to (a) imply affiliation with or endorsement or sponsorship by us or our affiliates, (b) cause confusion, mistake, or deception, (c) dilute our trademarks, service marks or other intellectual property, or (d) otherwise violate state or federal law.  In addition, you may only link to the home page of the website unless specifically authorized by us in writing.

    1. DMCA and Infringement Claims.

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the “DMCA”) provides recourse for copyright owners who believe in good faith that materials on the Website infringe their rights.  If you believe that materials on the Website infringe your copyright, you or your agent may send us a notice requesting that we remove or block the material.  Notices must meet the requirements of the DMCA. Notices may be sent to us at: 7000 Woodhue Dr., Austin, Texas 78745, ATTN: Communications and Marketing.  There are penalties for false claims under the DMCA.

    1. Terms of Use Modifications; Entire Agreement.

We may revise these Terms at any time without notice. By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms.  These Terms and any other legal terms found elsewhere on this website are the entire agreement between you and us with respect to your use of the website, and supersede any and all other understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding your use of the website.

    1. Governing Law.

Any claim relating to the website, the Content, or these Terms shall be governed by the laws of the State of Texas without regard to its conflict of law provisions.  The state courts in Travis County, Texas or the United States Federal District Court, Western District of Texas, will resolve any disputes arising out of your use of the website or any Content, or any interaction with us involving the website.

    1. Privacy Policy.

We encourage you to read our Privacy Policy, which describes how we use your information.

    1. Information from Children.

The website contains general information not directed towards children.  We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13.  Children under the age of 13 should not use the website, and we encourage parents to supervise their children while online.

  1. Questions.

If you have any questions about these Terms or the website, please contact us by email at news@elbuen.org or write us at Woodhue Dr., Austin, Texas 78745, ATTN: Communications and Marketing.