Terms of Use

By viewing, visiting, using, or interacting with the website https://collegereligionandphilosophy.com or with any banner, pop-up, or advertising that appears on it, you are agreeing to all the provisions of this Terms of Use Agreement and the privacy policy of the website collegereligionandphilosophy.

PARTIES TO THE TERMS OF USE AGREEMENT

Visitors, viewers, users, subscribers, members, affiliates, or customers, collectively referred to herein as “Visitors,” are parties to this agreement. Explore Big Ideas LLC (the website owner) is party to this agreement, herein referred to as “EBI.”

ACCESSING THIS WEBSITE

By accessing or using this site you represent that you have the full authority to act to bind yourself, any third party, company, or legal entity, and that your use and/or interaction, as well as continuing to use or interact, with the site constitutes your having read and agreed to these Terms of Use Agreement as well as other agreements and policies hat we may post on the site. 

EBI specifically denies access to any individual that is covered by the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) of 1998.

EBI reserves the right to deny access to any person or viewer for any lawful reason. Under the terms of the privacy policy, which you accept as a condition for viewing, EBI is allowed to collect and store data and information for the purpose of exclusion and for many other uses.

This terms of use agreement may change from time to time. Visitors have an affirmative duty, as part of the consideration for permission to access the website https://collegereligionandphilosophy.com, to keep themselves informed of such changes by reviewing this terms of use page each time they visit https://collegereligionandphilosophy.com.

TRADEMARK, LOGOS, AND CONTENT

Unless they have expressed written permission from or entered into a written legal permission contract with EBI granting them rights, Visitors do not have any legal right to the intellectual property contained on this website–whether licensed from third parties or owned by us.  Intellectual property includes any and all creations of the mind and includes, but is not limited to, trademarks, logos, patented processes, designs, databases, invisible pages, linked pages, underlying code, and copyrighted materials.  In particular, without expressed written permission, Visitors do not have permission to use this information in a commercial or public setting and have no right to broadcast, copy, reprint, sell, license, publish or otherwise duplicate any portions of the content of this website.

By accessing the contents of this website, Visitor agrees to this condition of access and Visitor acknowledge that any unauthorized use is unlawful and may subject Visitor to civil or criminal penalties.  In recognition of the fact that it may be difficult to quantify the exact damages arising from infringement of this provision, Visitor agrees to compensate EBI with liquidated damages in the amount of U.S. $100,000, or, if it can be calculated, the actual costs and actual damages for breach of this provision, whichever is greater. Visitor warrants that they understand that accepting this provision is a condition of accessing the website https://explorebigideas.com and that accessing the website https://collegereligionandphilosophy.com constitutes acceptance.

OWNERSHIP OF WEBSITE OR RIGHT TO USE, SELL, PUBLISH CONTENTS OF THIS WEBSITE

The website and its contents are owned or licensed by EBI. Material contained on the website must be presumed to be proprietary and copyrighted. Visitors who want to use, sell, broadcast, reprint, license,  publish or further disseminate this website or any of its content, shall contact EBI through our contact page to negotiate written permission. 

CO-BRANDING, “FRAMING” AND REFERENCING SITE PROHIBITED

While we welcomes links to our website that help us fulfill our mission of helping people learn about, ponder, and engage ideas that matter, we only allow links done in accordance with our linking policy. Unless expressly authorized by EBI, no one may hyperlink this site, or portions thereof, (including, but not limited to, logotypes, trademarks, branding or copyrighted material) in a way that is misleading, deceptive, or whose cover text is incongruent with the page topic or subject matter.  Furthermore, no one is permitted to ‘frame’ the site. Visitors specifically agree to cooperate with EBI to remove or de-activate any such activities, and be liable for all damages arising from violating this provision. In recognition of the fact that it may be difficult to quantify the exact damages arising from infringement of this provision, Visitors agree to compensate EBI with liquidated damages in the amount of U.S. $100,000, or, if it can be calculated, the actual costs and actual damages for breach of this provision, whichever is greater. Visitors warrant that they understand that accepting this provision is a condition of accessing the website https://collegereligionandphilosophy.com and that accessing https://collegereligionandphilosophy.com constitutes acceptance.

DISCLAIMER FOR CONTENTS OF SITE

EBI disclaims any responsibility for the accuracy of the content appearing at, linked to on, or mentioned on https://collegereligionandphilosophy.com. Visitors assume all risk relating to viewing, reading, using, or relying upon this information. Unless Visitor has otherwise formed an express contract to the contrary with EBI, Visitor has no right to rely on any information contained herein as accurate. We make no such warranty.

DISCLAIMER FOR HARM CAUSED TO YOUR COMPUTER OR SOFTWARE FROM INTERACTING WITH THIS WEBSITE OR ITS CONTENTS.

Visitor assumes all risk of viruses, worms, or other corrupting factors.  EBI assumes no responsibility for damage to computers or software of the Visitor or any person the Visitor subsequently communicates with from corrupting code or data that is inadvertently passed to the Visitor’s computer. Again, Visitor views and interacts with this site, or banners or pop-ups or advertising displayed thereon, at their own risk.

DISCLAIMER FOR HARM CAUSED BY DOWNLOADS

Visitor downloads information from this site at their own risk. The website makes no warranty that downloads are free of corrupting computer codes, including, but not limited to, viruses and worms.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

By viewing, using, or interacting in any manner with this website, including banners, advertising, or pop-ups, downloads, and as a condition of EBI to allow their lawful viewing, Visitor forever waives all right to claims of damage of any and all description based on any causal factor resulting in any possible harm, no matter how heinous or extensive, whether physical or emotional, foreseeable or unforeseeable, whether personal or commercial in nature. For any jurisdictions that may now allow for these exclusions our maximum liability will not exceed the amount paid by Visitor, if any, for using EBI’s website or service.

Additionally, Visitor agrees not to hold EBI liable for any damages related to issues beyond our control, including but not limited to, acts of God, war, terrorism, insurrection, riots, criminal activity, natural disasters, disruption of communications or infrastructure, labor shortages or disruptions (including unlawful strikes), shortages of materials, and any other events which are not within our control.

INDEMNIFICATION

Visitor agrees that in the event they cause damage to EBI or a third party as a result of or relating to the use of the website https://collegereligionandphilosophy.com, Visitor will indemnify EBI for, and, if applicable, defend EBI against, any claims for damages.

SUBMISSIONS

Visitor agrees as a condition of viewing, that any communication between Visitor and EBI through the website or email shall be deemed a submission. All submissions, including portions thereof, graphics contained thereon, or any of the content of the submission, shall become automatically licensed to EBI and may be used, without further permission, for commercial and non-commercial use without additional consideration of any kind. Visitor agrees to only communicate to EBI through email or the website that information which they wish to forever allow EBI to use in any manner as it sees fit. “Submissions” is also a provision of the Privacy Policy.

NOTICE

No additional notice of any kind for any reason is required to be given to Visitor and Visitor expressly warrants an understanding that the right to notice is waived as a condition for permission to view or interact with the website.

DISPUTES

As part of the consideration that EBI requires for viewing, using or interacting with this website, Visitor agrees to use binding arbitration for any claim, dispute, or controversy (“CLAIM”) of any kind (whether in contract, tort or otherwise) arising out of or relating to this purchase, this product, including solicitation issues, privacy issues, and terms of use issues.

Arbitration shall be conducted pursuant to the rules of the American Arbitration Association which are in effect on the date a dispute is submitted to the American Arbitration Association. Information about the American Arbitration Association, its rules, and its forms are available from the American Arbitration Association, 335 Madison Avenue, Floor 10, New York, New York, 10017-4605. Hearing will take place in the city or county of EBI.

In no case shall Visitor have the right to go to court or have a jury trial. Visitor  will not have the right to engage in pre-trial discovery except as provided in the rules; Visitor will not have the right to participate as a representative or member of any class of claimants pertaining to any claim subject to arbitration; the arbitrator’s decision will be final and binding with limited rights of appeal.

The prevailing party shall be reimbursed by the other party for any and all costs associated with the dispute arbitration, including attorney fees, collection fees, investigation fees, travel expenses.

JURISDICTION AND VENUE

If any matter concerning this purchase shall be brought before a court of law, pre- or post-arbitration, Visitor agrees to that the sole and proper jurisdiction to be the state and city declared in the contact information of EBI unless otherwise here specified. In the event that litigation is in a federal court, the proper court shall be the closest federal court to EBI’s address.

APPLICABLE LAW

Visitor agrees that the applicable law to be applied shall, in all cases, be that of the state of the owners of EBI. 

CONTACT INFORMATION

The legal owner of this web site is:  Explore Big Ideas LLC.

Mailing address:

Explore Big Ideas LLC
N165W20464 Berry Patch Rd
Jackson, WI 53037
US

Contact Email:

jjh@collegereligionandphilosophy.com.

All Rights Reserved.

College Religion and Philosophy is a project of Explore Big Ideas LLC which is an online personal development and education company helping people learn about, ponder, and engage ideas that matter.

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