Terms of Use

Agreement to Terms of Use
Welcome! By accessing or using Covenant Word Ministries' website at www.covenantwordmin.org (the “Website”) you (the “User” or “You” or “Your”) signify that you have read, understand, and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use (“Terms of Use” or “Agreement”). The Website is the property of Covenant Word Ministries (“CWM”) and its licensors.



CWM reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms of Use, at any time without further notice. It is your responsibility to periodically check these Terms of Use for changes. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of changes means that you accept and agree to the changes. As long as you comply with the Terms of Use, CWM grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to enter and use this Website.

Further, as CWM reserves the right to modify, supplement or replace the terms of the Agreement without notifying you individually, please note that any changes to the Agreement will be noticed on the online community website. If you do not want to agree to changes to the Agreement, you can terminate this Agreement at any time by deleting your account.

All aspects of this Website, including but not limited to the text, user and visual interfaces, photographs, trademarks, logos, sounds, music, artwork, computer code, sermons, spiritual educational content (collectively “Content”), and the arrangement of such Content on the Website, is owned, controlled or licensed by or to CWM, and is protected by United States and international copyright laws and various other intellectual property laws.

Except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use, no part of this Website may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, publicly displayed, encoded, translated, transmitted or distributed in any way without CWM’s express prior written consent. CWM considers framing, the practice of intact reproduction of a page or pages of one website into another website, to be deceptive and a violation of CWM’s copyright rights. No authorization or permission is given for framing (copying code or layout) of CWM’s content, whether in whole or in part.

Your Use of the Site
You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the Website, or to any of the services offered on or through the Website, by hacking, or any other illegitimate means. You may not use the Website or any Content for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use, or to solicit the performance of any illegal activity or other activity which infringes upon the rights of CWM.

The only permissible use of CWM’s copyrighted material is that you may download a single copy of any portion of the Content for your personal, non-commercial, entertainment, information or other non-public use. You may link to any posting or page on this website by hyperlinking as to redirect users to an original article or other content on CWM’s website. No part of this website may be altered, deleted, reworded added onto, or modified in any way.

CWM’s website may contain hyperlinks to other third-party websites which are not maintained by, or related to, CWM. Hyperlinks to such sites are provided as a service to users and are not sponsored by or affiliated with CWM. The inclusion of any hyperlink to a third party site does not necessarily imply our endorsement of that website. We have not reviewed any or all of such websites and are not responsible for the content of those websites. Hyperlinks are to be accessed at your own risk, and we make no representations or warranties about the content, completeness or accuracy of these hyperlinks. Information collected by third parties is governed by their privacy practices. We encourage you to learn about the privacy practices of those third parties.

The material in this Website could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. CWM may make changes or improvements at any time. CWM does not promise that the Website or any Content, service or feature of the Website will be error-free or uninterrupted, or that any defects will be corrected, or that this Website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. CWM makes no warranties that your accessing this Website, submitting prayer requests online, watching sermons or reviewing spiritual material available on the Website will lead to specific spiritual, physical, emotional or mental results that you may be seeking. CWM is not responsible for injury or damage to any individual related to or resulting from your or any other person’s use or access of this Website and its Content. Nor is CWM responsible for injury or damage to User or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from accessing the Website or downloading materials and Content from the Website.

The Content in this Website is provided “AS IS” and without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, CWM disclaims all warranties, including any warranties of accuracy, non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. CWM does not warrant or make any representation regarding the use of or the result of the use of the Content of this Website in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability or otherwise. CWM disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of this Website. You assume total responsibility for your use of the Website.

The above disclaimer applies to any damages, liability or injuries caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use, whether for breach of contract, tort, negligence or any other cause of action, including but not limited to the failure to provide specific spiritual, physical, emotional, mental or technical results.

Limitation of Liability
Except where prohibited by law, under no circumstances, including but not limited to negligence, will CWM be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the Website, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, CWM’s liability to you for any cause whatsoever, and regardless of the form of the action, will at all times be limited to the amount paid, if any, by you to CWM to access or use this Website, but in no case will CWM’s liability to you exceed $100. You acknowledge that if no fees are paid to CWM, you will be limited to injunctive relief only, unless otherwise permitted by law, and shall not be entitled to damages of any kind from CWM, regardless of the cause of action. Because some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, CWM’s liability in such jurisdictions shall be limited to the extent permitted by law.

You agree to indemnify and hold CWM, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and each of their directors, officers, agents, contractors, partners and employees, harmless from and against any loss, liability, claim, demand, damages, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorney’s fees, arising out of or in connection with, your access to or use of the Website, your conduct in connection with the Website, or any violation of this Agreement or of any law or the rights of any third party.

Violation of these Terms of Use
CWM may disclose any information we have about you (including your identity) if we determine that such disclosure is necessary in connection with any investigation or complaint regarding your use of the Website, or to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or any interference with CWM’s rights or property, or the rights or property of those individuals visiting CWM’s Website. CWM reserves the right at all times to disclose any information that CWM deems necessary to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.

Governing Law; Dispute Resolution
By visiting or using CWM’s website or by participating in CWM’s online community, except where prohibited, you agree that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected to your access to the website or participation in CWM’s online community shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by mediation, and if not resolved by mediation, then by binding arbitration under the procedures and supervision of the Rules of Procedure for Christian Conciliation, Institute for Christian Conciliation, or similar faith-based mediation and arbitration group. In the event that the Institute for Christian Conciliation ceases to exist during the course of this Agreement, arbitration under this section shall be conducted according to the rules of the American Arbitration Association; (2) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with your access to the website but in no event attorney’s fees; and (3) under no circumstances will you be permitted to obtain awards for and you hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental, and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.

All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of this Agreement, or the rights and obligations of you and/or CWM in connection with your access to the website or participation in CWM’s online community, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Texas, without regard for conflicts of law doctrine, and all proceedings shall take place in Travis County, Texas.

You understand that in accordance with this section, you have hereby waived any right to a trial by jury or trial before a judge. If any provision of this Agreement is unlawful, void or unenforceable, that provision is deemed severable from the Agreement and does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

If a dispute may result in an award of monetary damages that could be paid under CWM’s insurance policy, then use of the conciliation, mediation, and arbitration procedure is conditioned on acceptance of the procedure by the liability insurer of CWM and the insurer’s agreement to honor any mediation, conciliation or arbitration award up to any applicable policy limits.

General Terms
1. Severability.
If any provision of this Agreement is found by a court of competent jurisdiction or arbitrator to be illegal, void, or unenforceable, the unenforceable provision will be modified so as to render it enforceable and effective to the maximum extent possible in order to effect the intention of the provision; and if a court or arbitrator finds the modified provision invalid, illegal, void or unenforceable, the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions of this Agreement will not be affected in any way.

2. Entire Agreement.
You understand and agree that this Agreement (the User Agreement and Privacy Policy, as incorporated) constitutes the entire, complete and exclusive agreement between you and us regarding the Services and supersedes all prior agreements and understandings, whether written or oral, or whether established by custom, practice, policy or precedent, with respect to the subject matter of this Agreement.

3. Notice
CWM is a Texas nonprofit corporation. Unless otherwise indicated, all communications with CWM should be directed to CWM by mail to: Covenant Word Ministries, c/o InCorp Services, 815 Brazos St., Austin, TX 78701-2562,  or  Covenant Word Ministries, P.O. Box 314, Olive Branch, MS. 38654-0314.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are all categorically reserved. For CWM's Privacy Policy, please click here.
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