MORMONEXPLORER.COM TERMS OF USE
These Terms of Use describe the agreement between MormonExplorer, LLC, a Utah limited liability company ("we" or "us"), and each user or visitor ("you") to mormonexplorer.com (the "Site"). By visiting or accessing the information on the Site, you agree to these Terms of Use. We reserve the right to change these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy at any time, and we will notify you of any such changes.
Description of Service
The Site is a social networking service whereby you may create an online profile and interact with other users. You may choose to provide information about yourself as part of your profile including pictures, a biographical description, your email address, your physical address, and other contact information (collectively, "Information"). Your profile will remain on the Site for as long as you choose. You may close your profile at any time by clicking "Remove My Account" on the "Edit Profile" page in the "Account" section.
The Site is not designed to attract individuals under the age of 18. By creating a profile, you represent that you are 18 years of age or older. If you are creating a family profile, you agree that no individuals under the age of 18 will use the Site or interact with other users without adult supervision.
Neither we nor the Site are affiliated in any way with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Information and Content you Publish
You may not publish any photos, messages, literature, or other content to your profile or anywhere else on the Site that does not legally belong to you or that you are otherwise authorized to publish. By publishing content on the Site, you represent that you have the right to publish the content. You agree to indemnify us and hold us harmless for your intended or unintended violation of this paragraph.
By publishing Information on the Site you give us a perpetual and irrevocable, royalty-free license to use and distribute your Information subject only to the terms of our Privacy Policy.
You may not publish any Information or external links to content that is pornographic; incites racism, sexism or religious stereotyping; is defamatory; or is otherwise reasonably offensive. We have the right, but not the obligation, to remove any photos, videos, language, symbols, or other content from your profile or otherwise submitted by you, if we determine that such content is inappropriate or offensive. Should you come across any offensive or inappropriate information posted or made available by another user, you may notify us by clicking "Report" on a profile or on any comment or review. Additionally, a report link is provided with each invitation response email sent out by the system.
Privacy
Your profile and the content you post will be made available to other users to the Site unless you choose to limit access to your profile and Information to those whom you have friended by visiting your "privacy settings" under the "security" tab. Your profile and Information is subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy (which is a part of these Terms of Use). Additionally, you acknowledge and agree that Internet transmissions are never completely private or secure. You understand that any message or information you send to or receive from the Site may be read or intercepted by others, even if there is a special notice that a particular transmission (for example, credit card information) is encrypted.
Interaction with Other Users
We strive to keep the Site safe. We have attempted to create mechanisms to help create a safe environment for users to interact with each other, including, our Privacy Policy, the ability for users to provide feedback or "vouch" for other users, and adding friends. However, we cannot control the conduct of users outside the Site, nor can we verify the accuracy of the information and content provided by other users.
We make no representations or warranties about you or any other user to the Site, or the accuracy of any Information provided by another user of the Site. While the Site is designed to attract members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, religious affiliation is not a qualifying criteria for any user, and we neither monitor nor guarantee the religious affiliation or preferences other users.
Accordingly, your interaction with other users of the Site is at your own risk, and to the extent permitted by Governing Law (defined below), you agree to waive any claims that you may have against Mormon Explorer, LLC arising out of any of your interactions with other users. You further agree to indemnify Mormon Explorer, LLC from any claim, loss or damage caused by or arising out of any of your interactions with other users.
You should not share your profile password with others.
Commercial Use Prohibited
This site is designed solely for users to meet people who are interested in travel. You may not use the Site to distribute "spam" or other advertising materials, or promote any type of multi-level marketing or pyramid scheme, whether lawful or unlawful.
Other Prohibited Uses
You may not use any "deep-link", "page-scrape", "robot", "spider" or other automatic device, program, algorithm or methodology, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to access, acquire, copy or monitor any portion of the Site or any content, or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Site or any content, to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents or information through any means not purposely made available through the Site. We reserve the right to bar any such activity.
You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the Site, or any other systems or networks connected to the Site or to any Mormon Explorer server, or to any of the services offered on or through the Site, by hacking, password "mining" or any other illegitimate means.
You may not probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Site or any network connected to the Site, nor breach the security or authentication measures on the Site or any network connected to the Site. You may not reverse look-up, trace or seek to trace any information on any other user of or visitor to the Site, or any other Mormon Explorer user, including any account not owned by you, to its source, or exploit the Site or any service or information made available or offered by or through the Site, in any way where the purpose is to reveal any information, including but not limited to personal identification or information, other than your own information, as provided for by the Site.
You agree that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of the Site or our systems or networks, or any systems or networks connected to the Site.
You agree not to use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site or any transaction being conducted on the Site, or with any other person's use of the Site.
You may not forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any message or transmittal you send to us on or through the Site or any service offered on or through the Site. You may not pretend that you are, or that you represent, someone else, or impersonate any other individual or entity.
You may not use the Site or any content for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions, or to solicit the performance of any illegal activity or other activity which infringes the rights of Mormon Explorer or others.
Links to Other Site
The Site may contain links to other independent third-party website or resources ("Linked Sites"). We have no control over such Linked Sites, and you hereby acknowledge and agree we are not responsible for the availability of these Linked Sites and do not endorse and are not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from these Linked Sites. You will need to make your own independent judgment regarding your interaction with these Linked Sites.
Termination of Use
The creation of a profile does not give you a property interest, license, or other right to access the Site. We reserve the right to deny you or any other user access to the site at any time for any cause and without notice. You may stop using the site at any time by closing your profile. Your waivers, indemnities, and obligations to us under these Terms of Use will continue regardless of whether you discontinue your use of the Site or are denied access to the Site.
Disclaimers
WE DO NOT PROMISE THAT THE SITE OR ANY CONTENT, SERVICE OR FEATURE OF THE SITE WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, OR THAT ANY DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE WILL PROVIDE SPECIFIC RESULTS. THE SITE AND ITS CONTENT ARE DELIVERED ON AN "AS-IS" AND "AS-AVAILABLE" BASIS. ALL INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE SITE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTIES OF ACCURACY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR THE ACTS, OMISSIONS AND CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTIES IN CONNECTION WITH OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE. YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND ANY LINKED SITE. YOUR SOLE REMEDY AGAINST US FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SITE OR ANY CONTENT IS TO STOP USING THE SITE OR ANY SUCH CONTENT. THIS LIMITATION OF RELIEF IS A PART OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN THE PARTIES.
Choice of Law and Dispute Resolution
Regardless of applicable choice of law principles, this Agreement is governed by and construed in accordance with the internal substantive laws of the State of Utah, to the extent that they are not pre-empted by the laws of the United States of America, in which case, the laws of the United States of America will apply ("Applicable Law"). Any dispute under this Agreement shall be exclusively subject to binding arbitration in accordance with Title 9 of the U.S. Code and the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any such proceedings shall take place in Salt Lake City, Utah, and each party will be solely responsible for their own legal expenses.
MORMONEXPLORER.COM USER PRIVACY POLICY
This Privacy Policy identifies and details the way that Mormon Explorer, LLC ("we" or "Mormon Explorer") gathers, uses and protects the information of subscribers and other visitors to mormonexplorer.org (the "Site"). All subscribers and visitors of our Site (collectively, "you" or "Users"), are subject to this Privacy Policy.
The Information We Collect and How We Use It
We collect different types of personal and other User information based upon your use of the Site. We collect the information that you give us when you subscribe to the Site, including your name, address, telephone number, social media login credentials, e-mail addresses and information that you post to your profile and other Use profiles, including profile pictures, and other pictures, posts, and social media posted by you or other Users (collectively, "Information"). We use your Information to:
· Communicate with you about maintenance, updates and administrative matters regarding the Site;
· Connect you with other Uses, as described below in "Information Sharing;" and
· Monitor your activity on the Site to ensure compliance with our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. We use this information to deliver customized content and advertising that may be of interest to you.
Use of Cookies
We use "cookies" (small pieces of data we store for an extended period of time on your computer, mobile phone, or other device) to make our Site easier to use, and to protect both you and Mormon Explorer. For example, we use them to store your login ID (but never your password) to make it easier for you to login whenever you come back to our Site. We also use them to confirm that you are logged into our Site. You can remove or block cookies using the settings in your browser, but in some cases that may impact your ability to use the Site.
Information Sharing
We share your Information with other Users and other third parties, but only in the following ways:
· We share your first name, profile picture and location to any User who searches for other Users in your location, and allow Users to contact you through the Site.
· We share User feedback given by or about you with any other User on the Site.
· We may share your first name, profile picture and location to any other Users as a sampling of Users who have subscribed to the Site.
· We share a link to you your Facebook profile if you choose to include this information in your profile.
· Your profile will be searchable from outside search engines like Google.
· In other circumstances: We may provide Personal Information to other third parties in order to:
· Comply with court orders and other legal processes; and
· Enforce our Terms of Service and property rights.
Our Online Privacy Policy for Children
Our Websites are not designed to attract children under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personally identifying information from anyone under the age of 18 unless we first obtain permission from that child's parent or legal guardian.
Safeguarding Your Information: Our Policy on Data Protection and Security
We have implemented encryption or other appropriate security controls to protect your social media credentials, email address, phone number, and physical address ("Personal Information") when stored or transmitted by Mormon Explorer.
Risks inherent in sharing information.
Although we take significant measures to protect your Personal Information, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. We cannot control the actions of other users with whom you share your information. We cannot guarantee that only authorized persons will view your information. We cannot ensure that your information will not become publicly available. We are not responsible for third party circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures on the Site. You can reduce these risks by using common sense security practices such as choosing a strong password, using different passwords for different services, and using up to date antivirus software.
Customer Privacy Controls and Choices
You may limit the amount of information that other Users see by visiting the Privacy Settings link on your User profile. You can also change your Personal Information collected by us at any time by changing your user profile.
Changes to this Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy was last modified on March 8, 2012. We may change this Privacy Policy at any time, but will notify you of any changes to this policy.