Terms of Use

Welcome to our website! The following Terms of Use govern your access to and use of our website. By accessing or using the website, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree with any part of these terms, please refrain from using our website.

  1. Intellectual Property Rights:
    All content, materials, and information available on this website, including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, images, videos, and software, are the property of The Hagar House or its licensors and are protected by applicable intellectual property laws, including copyrights, trademarks, and patents. You may not use, modify, reproduce, distribute, or display any part of the website without prior written permission from The Hagar House, except as permitted under fair use or other applicable laws.
  2. Website Access and Use:
    a. You are granted a limited, non-exclusive, and revocable license to access and use our website for personal, non-commercial purposes, in accordance with these Terms of Use.
    b. You agree not to engage in any activity that may disrupt or interfere with the proper functioning of the website or its security features.
    c. You shall not use the website for any unlawful or unauthorized purposes, and you agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations.
    d. We reserve the right to suspend or terminate your access to the website at any time, without prior notice, for any reason, including but not limited to violation of these Terms of Use.
  3. User Content:
    a. Our website may allow you to submit or post content, including comments, reviews, or other materials (“User Content”). By submitting User Content, you grant The Hagar House a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, distribute, and display such User Content in any media.
    b. You are solely responsible for the User Content you submit and you represent and warrant that you have all necessary rights and permissions to submit such User Content. You agree not to submit any User Content that infringes upon the rights of others, contains hate speech, or violates any applicable laws or regulations.
    c. We reserve the right to remove or modify any User Content that violates these Terms of Use, infringes upon the rights of others, or is otherwise inappropriate. Submission of infringing or inappropriate User Content may result in termination of your access to the website and legal action.
  4. Privacy:
    We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal information. Our collection, use, and disclosure of personal data are governed by our Privacy Policy, which forms an integral part of these Terms of Use. Please review our Privacy Policy to understand how we collect, use, and protect your information. Key aspects of our Privacy Policy include:
    • We collect personal data through comments, contact forms, cookies, and embedded content on our website. This may include your name, email address, IP address, browser information, and interaction data.
    • We use the personal data we collect to provide and improve our services, respond to inquiries, detect spam, and send relevant information. We may share data with trusted third parties like Akismet for spam detection.
    • You have rights over your personal data, including the ability to access, update, and request deletion of your information. We retain personal data only as long as needed for the purposes outlined.
    • By using our website and agreeing to the Terms of Use, you consent to our collection and processing of your personal data as described in the Privacy Policy. We may also process data under legitimate interests when needed to provide services, protect legal rights or fulfill contracts.
  5. Third-Party Websites and Content:
    Our website may contain links to third-party websites or display content from third parties. These links and third-party content are provided for your convenience and do not imply our endorsement or responsibility for the content, activities, privacy practices, or terms of such third parties. You access and use third-party websites and content at your own risk. We encourage you to review the terms and privacy policies of any third-party websites you visit.
  6. Disclaimer of Warranties:
    a. We strive to provide accurate and up-to-date information on our website. However, we do not warrant or guarantee the accuracy, completeness, reliability, or uninterrupted access to any content, materials, or information on the website.
    b. Your use of the website is at your own risk. The website is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis, without any warranties of any kind, whether express or implied.
    c. We disclaim all warranties, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, and title.
  7. Limitation of Liability:
    a. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, The Hagar House and its directors, officers, employees, agents, and affiliates shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or special damages arising out of or in connection with your use of or inability to use the website or any content or materials on the website.
    b. This limitation of liability applies to all claims, whether based on contract, warranty, tort (including negligence), strict liability, or any other legal theory, except in cases of gross negligence or willful misconduct.
  8. Indemnification:
    You agree to indemnify and hold The Hagar House and its directors, officers, employees, agents, and affiliates harmless from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, losses, costs, or expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising out of or in connection with your use of the website, any violation of these Terms of Use, or any infringement of intellectual property rights or other rights of third parties.
  9. Termination:
    a. We reserve the right to terminate or suspend your access to the website at any time, without prior notice, for any reason, including but not limited to violation of these Terms of Use.
    b. Upon termination, your right to use the website will immediately cease, and you must destroy any downloaded or printed materials obtained from the website.
  10. Modifications:
    We reserve the right to modify, suspend, or discontinue any part or all of the website, including these Terms of Use, at any time without prior notice. Any modifications to these Terms of Use will be effective immediately upon posting on the website. Your continued use of the website after the posting of any modifications constitutes your acceptance of the updated Terms of Use.
  11. Governing Law and Jurisdiction:
    These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Wisconsin. Any disputes arising out of or in connection with these Terms of Use shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Wisconsin.
  12. Severability:
    If any provision of these Terms of Use is held to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, the validity, legality, and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not be affected or impaired thereby.
  13. Headings:
    The headings used in these Terms of Use are for convenience only and do not affect the interpretation of the terms.
  14. Accessibility:
    We strive to make our website accessible to all users, including those with disabilities. If you encounter any accessibility issues or have suggestions for improvement, please contact us at info@thehagarhouse.org.
  15. Entire Agreement:
    These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and The Hagar House regarding the subject matter herein and supersede all prior or contemporaneous agreements, understandings, or representations, whether oral or written.
  16. Contact Us:
    If you have any questions, comments, or concerns regarding these Terms of Use or our website, please contact us at info@thehagarhouse.org.
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