Terms and Conditions

This page states the terms and conditions under which you may use this Web site. Please read this page carefully. If you do not accept the Terms and Conditions stated here, do not use this Web site!

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Grand Island, NE, USA ("the Diocese") may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this page, which is binding upon you.

Section 1. Use of Material.


The diocese authorizes you to view and download copies of the Material on this Web site ("the Web site") solely for your personal, noncommercial use. Special rules may apply to the use of other items provided on the Web site. Any such special rules are listed as "Legal Notices" on the Web site and are incorporated into this Agreement ("the Agreement") by reference.

The contents of the Web site, such as text, graphics, names, addresses, phone numbers, electronic mail (email) addresses, personal information and other material ("the Material"), are protected by copyright under both United States and foreign laws. Unauthorized use of the Material may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. You must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original Material on any copy you make of the Material.

You may not sell or modify the Material or reproduce, display, publish, submit, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the Material in any way for any public or commercial purpose. Electronic submission of the Material in any form or manner to any other Web site, business, person or entity is expressly prohibited.

The use of the Material on any other Web site or in a networked computer environment for any purpose without express, written consent of the diocese is strictly prohibited.

Web robots, spiders, crawlers, ants or other agents capable of collecting information ("agent") are allowed for reference purposes only. Use of the Material colleced by an agent for business or marketing purposes violates the Agreement and is prohibited.

Attempts to use the Material for any purposes criminalized by municipal, state, federal, international, foreign or otherwise recognized law stand in violation of the Agreement and are prohibited.

If you, in any way or fashion, wish to use the Material contained in the Web site, please contact the Diocese or the copyright holder for permission.

If you violate any of the terms of the Agreement, your permission to use the Material automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of the Material.

Section 2. The Diocese's Liability.

The Material may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. the diocese makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the Material or about the results to be obtained from using the Web site and the Material. The use of the Web site and the Material is at your own risk. Changes are periodically made to the Web site and may be made at any time.

THE DIOCESE DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE Web site WILL OPERATE ERROR FREE OR THAT THIS Web site AND ITS SERVER ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES AND OTHER HARMFUL GOODS. IF YOUR USE OF THE Web site OR THE MATERIAL RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR DATA, THE DIOCESE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE COSTS.

THE Web site AND THE MATERIAL ARE PROVIDED ON AN 'AS IS' BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. THE DIOCESE AND ITS SUPPLIERS, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES RIGHTS, AND THE WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. DIOCESE AND ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE MATERIAL, SERVICES, SOFTWARE TEXT, GRAPHICS, AND LINKS.

Section 3. Disclaimer of Consequential Damages.

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE DIOCESE, ITS SUPPLIERS, OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED AT THIS SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE Web site AND THE MATERIAL, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT THE DIOCESE IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Section 4. User Submissions.

Generally, any communication which you post to the Web site is considered to be nonconfidential. If particular webpages permit the submission of communications which will be treated by the Diocese as confidential, that fact will be stated in "Legal Notices" on those pages. By posting communications to the Web site, you automatically grant the Diocese a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display the communication alone or as part of other works in any form, media, or technology whether now known or hereafter developed, and to sublicense such rights through multiple tiers of sublicensees.

As a User, you are responsible for your own communications and are responsible for the consequences of their posting. You must not do the following things: post material that is copyrighted, unless you are the copyright owner or have the permission of the copyright owner to post it; post material that reveals trade secrets, unless you own them or have the permission of the owner; post material that infringes on any other intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others; post material that is obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, or embarrassing to another User or any other person or entity including but not limited to the Diocese; post a sexually-explicit image; post advertisements or solicitations of business; post chain letters or pyramid schemes; or impersonate another person.

The Diocese does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any communications posted by other Users, and does not endorse any opinions expressed by Users. You acknowledge that any reliance on material posted by other Users will be at your own risk.

The Diocese does not screen communications in advance and is not responsible for screening or monitoring material posted by Users. If notified by a User of communications which allegedly do not conform to this Agreement, the Diocese may investigate the allegation and determine in good faith, and at its sole discretion, either to remove or request the removal of the communication. The Diocese has no liability or responsibility to Users for performance or nonperformance of such activities. The Diocese reserves the right to expel Users and prevent their further access to the Web site for violating this Agreement or the law and the right to remove communications which are abusive, illegal, or disruptive.

(Please see the Privacy Policy for more information).

Section 5. Links to Other Sites.

The Web site contains links to third-party Web sites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by the Diocese of the contents on such third-party Web sites. The Diocese is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third-party Web sites. If you decide to access linked third-party Web sites, you do so at your own risk.

Section 6. Software Licenses.

All software that is made available for downloading from the Web site ("Software") is protected by copyright and may be protected by other rights. The use of such software is governed by the terms of the software license agreement or designated "Legal Notice" accessing such software ("License Agreement"). The downloading and use of such software is conditioned on your agreement to be bound by the terms of the License Agreement.

Section 7. Limitation of Liability.

Unless otherwise expressly provided in a Software License or Legal Notice, the aggregate liability for the Diocese to you for all claims arising from the use of the Materials (including Software) is limited to U.S. $100.

Section 8. Indemnity.

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Diocese, its clergy, directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, actions or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, alleging or resulting from your use of the Material (including Software) or your breach of the terms of this Agreement. The Diocese shall provide notice to you promptly of any such claim, suit, or proceeding and shall assist you, at your expense, in defending any such claim, suit or proceeding.

Section 9. Export Control.

The United States controls the export of products and information. You agree to comply with such restrictions and not to export or re-export the Materials (including Software) to countries or persons prohibited under the export control laws. By downloading the Materials (including Software), you are agreeing that you are not in a country where such export is prohibited or are a person or entity to which such export is prohibited. You are responsible for compliance with the laws of your local jurisdiction regarding the import, export, or re-export of the Product.

Section 10. User Information.

The Diocese may use the information it obtains relating to you, including your IP address, name, mailing address, email address and use of the Web site, for its internal purposes and may disclose the information to third parties for such purposes.

(See our Privacy Policy for more information).

Section 11. General.

The Web site is based in Grand Island, NE, USA. The Diocese makes no claims that the Materials are appropriate or may be downloaded outside of the United States. Access to the Materials (including Software) may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Web site from outside of the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction. The Agreement is governed by the internal substantive laws of the State of Nebraska, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. If any provision of the Agreement is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of the Agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of the Agreement shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term. Except as expressly provided in a particular "Legal Notice" or Software License or the Material on particular webpages, the Agreement constitutes the entire Agreement between you and the Diocese with respect to the use of the Web site. Any changes to the Agreement must be made in writing, signed by an authorized representative of the Diocese.

Section 12. Contact Information.

For written permission, contact the administrator: gidiocese.org Communications, P.O. Box 1531, Grand Island, NE 68802, or admin@gidiocese.org.