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Terms & Conditions

The Baptist General Association (BGAV)  requires all persons or entities visiting any BGAV Internet sites to agree to the following terms and conditions. By accessing a BGAV site, you confirm your agreement to and acceptance of these terms and conditions.

Corrections and Modifications
BGAV is under no obligation to update, correct, or otherwise modify any information contained, residing, or transmitted to this or any BGAV site. While every reasonable effort is made to ensure that the information presented on and contained in these sites is accurate and correct, there may be inadvertent (technical and/or factual) inaccuracies and typographical errors. Information contained in BGAV sites may also become out-of-date. While BGAV disclaims all responsibility to update or correct any information placed on its sites, BGAV reserves the right to make changes and updates to any information contained within a BGAV site, including these Terms and Conditions, at BGAV’s discretion and without prior notice.

Consent to Monitoring and Disclosure
BGAV is under no obligation to monitor the information residing on or transmitted to any BGAV site. However, anyone accessing a BGAV site agrees that BGAV may monitor the site to comply with any necessary laws, regulations, or governmental requests. BGAV shall have the right, but not the obligation, to reject or eliminate any information residing on or transmitted to its sites that it believes is unacceptable or inconsistent with these terms and conditions.

To the extent BGAV receives non-financial information or materials through its sites, including but not limited to feedback, data, answers, questions, comments, suggestions, plans, or ideas, such information or material shall be deemed to be non-confidential. BGAV assumes no obligation to protect such information from disclosure. The submission of information or materials to BGAV through a BGAV site shall in no way prevent the purchase, manufacture, or use of similar products, services, plans, and ideas by BGAV for any purpose whatever. In addition, BGAV shall have the right, in any form now or hereafter known, to reproduce, use, disclose, distribute, transmit, create derivative works from, and publicly display and perform, any information or materials submitted by visitors/users through any BGAV site.

Security
Any user of a BGAV server or site agrees to comply with any security processes and procedures (such as passwords) specified by BGAV with respect to access to or use of a BGAV site. Unless specifically authorized by BGAV in writing, users of a BGAV server or site further agree not to access or attempt to access any areas of or through the site that are not intended for general public access.

Endorsements and Linked Sites
Periodically BGAV makes reference in its sites to the products, services, processes, hypertext links, or other information of third parties (hereinafter “Third Party Products”). Unless specifically stated otherwise, such references shall not constitute or imply BGAV’s endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation of such Third Party Products. Third Party Products are the sole and exclusive responsibility of the third party owner. BGAV is not responsible for the Third Party Products or the content on any third party internet site linked to any BGAV site. Also see BGAV’s Linking Policy.

Press Releases/Company News
Any press releases, company news, or other materials contained on a BGAV site reflect circumstances and conditions that existed as of the respective dates on which they were initially released, presented, or otherwise made.

Warranty Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability
The user of a BGAV system and site assumes all responsibility and risk for the use of the server, site, and the internet generally. BGAV, its affiliates, officers, directors, agents, assigns, and communication partners disclaim all warranties, representations, or endorsements, expressed or implied, with regard to the information accessed from, or via, a BGAV server, site, or the internet, including but not limited to, all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, system integration, data accuracy, or noninfringement. BGAV does not assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, usefulness, or timeliness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed on a BGAV server, site, or other material accessible from a BGAV server, site, or internet. In no event shall BGAV or its affiliates be liable for any special, indirect, or consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever resulting from access to or use of a BGAV site, or the internet generally, under contract, tort, or any other cause of action or legal theory, or from loss of use, data, or profits, whether in an action of contract, negligence, or other tortious action, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of the information on a BGAV server, site, or the internet generally even if BGAV has been previously advised of the possibility of such damages. No action, regardless of form, arising out of the use of a BGAV server, site, or the internet generally may be brought by a user/visitor more than one (1) year after the user/visitor knew or should have known of the occurrence of the event(s) which gave rise to the cause of action.

The information provided on a BGAV server and/or site is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of title, noninfringement, or implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, system integration, or data accuracy. No advice or information given by BGAV, its affiliates, or their respective officers, employees, or agents shall create any warranty. Neither VBMB nor its affiliates warrant that the information or materials on a BGAV server, site, or on the internet generally will be uninterrupted or error free or that any information, software, or other materials accessible from this server, website, or the internet generally is free of viruses or other harmful components.

No Advice
The information and materials contained on a BGAV site are intended for informational purposes and are not intended to offer advice, legal, financial, or otherwise, about specific situations or problems. BGAV encourages all visitors and users to obtain competent and professional assistance in all matters requiring such advice or guidance.

Failure to Comply
BGAV reserves the right to terminate or restrict the access of any user or visitor to this or any BGAV sites without notice should BGAV determine that a user has violated (or is threatening to violate) any of these Terms and Conditions. BGAV also reserves any and all remedies at law or equity in connection with violation of these Terms and Conditions.

Governing Law
Any disputes resulting from a visitor’s use of this or any BGAV server or site shall be construed and enforced under the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Visitors hereby submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of Henrico County, and waive any objection to venue with respect to actions brought in such courts. In any dispute, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover its reasonable attorney’s fees and cost from the non-prevailing party. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is held invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, the validity, legality, or enforceability of the remaining provisions shall in no way be affected or impaired thereby.

Questions
If you have any questions about this policy, our practices, or our sites, please contact us at:

Baptist General Association of Virginia
Office of Legal Counsel
2828 Emerywood Parkway,
Richmond, Virginia 23294 USA
Phone: +1-804-915-5000

Effective July 2009 | revised 02/10 | 06/16

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