Terms and Conditions

OVERVIEW

A warm welcome to BWH International Studies of Religion Bookstore at BWH Ministries website. This website is operated by BWH International Studies of Religion Bookstore. Throughout the site and this Policy of Terms and Conditions, the terms “We”, “Us” and “Our” refer to BWH International Studies of Religion Bookstore or BWH Ministries. BWH International Studies of Religion Bookstore offers this website, including all information, tools and services available from this site to You, the user, conditioned upon your acceptance of all terms, conditions, policies and notices stated here.

Web sites: www.bwhministries.ca, www.bwhministries.com, www.bwhministries.org, www.bwhministries.info collectively are owned and operated by BWH International Studies of Religion Bookstore. Throughout the site, and this Policy of Terms and Conditions, the terms “Website” and Websites” refers to the above mentioned Websites.

By visiting our site and/ or purchasing something from Us, You engage in our “Service” and agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions (“Terms of Service”, “Terms”), including those additional Terms and Conditions and policies referenced herein and/or available by hyperlink. These Terms of Service apply to all users of the site, including without limitation users who are browsers, vendors, customers, merchants, and/ or contributors of content.

We reserve the right to cancel or terminate Your access to the Website (or any part thereof) and/or Your user account, if any. In BWH International Studies of Religion Bookstore sole discretion and without prior notice or liability, We may discontinue, modify or alter any aspect of the Website including, but not limited to, (i) restricting the time the Website is available, (ii) restricting the amount of use permitted, and (iii) restricting or terminating any user’s right to use the Website. You agree that any termination or cancellation of Your access to, or use of, the Website may be effected without prior notice. If You do not abide by the terms of this Agreement, You agree that We may immediately deactivate or delete Your user account, if any, and all related information and/or files in Your user account and/or bar any further access to such information and/or files and/or the Website (or part thereof). Further, You agree that We shall not be liable to You or any third-party for any termination or cancellation of Your access to, or use of, the Website. You acknowledge that Your only right with respect to any dissatisfaction with any modification or discontinuation of or to the Website, or any policies or practices by Us in providing the Website, including without limitation any change in content, is to cease using the Website and cancel or terminate Your registered user account, as applicable. Although We do not constantly monitor the Website, it nevertheless expressly reserves the right to do so.

Please read these Terms of Service carefully before accessing or using Our Website. By accessing or using any part of the site, You agree to be bound by these Terms of Service. If You do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then You may not access the website or use any services. If these Terms of Service are considered an offer, acceptance is expressly limited to these Terms of Service.

Any new features or tools which are added to the current store shall also be subject to the Terms of Service. You can review the most current version of the Terms of Service at any time on this page. We reserve the right to update, change or replace any part of these Terms of Service by posting updates and/or changes to Our Website. It is Your responsibility to check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the website following the posting of any changes constitutes acceptance of those changes.

If You are an employee of BWH International Studies of Religion Bookstore, in addition to these Terms of Use please note that Your use of the Website as an employee must at all times also be consistent with the BWH International Studies of Religion Bookstore (BWH Ministries) Code of Conduct and other related statements, policies and procedures that BWH International Studies of Religion Bookstore may implement from time to time.

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY AS THEY CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS, REMEDIES AND OBLIGATIONS. THESE INCLUDE VARIOUS LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS, AND A DISPUTE RESOLUTION CLAUSE THAT GOVERNS HOW DISPUTES WILL BE RESOLVED.

SECTION 1 – GOVERNING LAW

BWH International Studies of Religion Bookstore controls the above mentioned web sites from its offices within the Province of Ontario, Canada. The Website can be accessed from all provinces and territories of Canada and from other countries around the world. As each of these jurisdictions have laws that may differ from those of the Province of Ontario, by accessing the Website, You agree that all matters relating to access to, or use of, the Website, or any other hyper linked website, shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein. You also agree and hereby submit to the non-exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the courts of the Province of Ontario and acknowledge that You do so voluntarily and are responsible for complying with all local laws.

SECTION 2 – COMPLIANCE

You must comply with all policies regarding permitted and prohibited uses of the Website that may be posted by Us on the Website from time to time and in accordance with Our Privacy Policy (the “Privacy Policy”) You agree that You will regularly read and familiarize yourself with this policy and the Privacy Policy.

Your privilege to use the Website depends on Your compliance with these terms and conditions and the Privacy Policy. We may revoke Your privileges to use all or a portion of the Website and/or take any other appropriate measures to enforce these Terms and Conditions if violations are brought to Our attention. Further, if You fail to adhere to this policy We may terminate, in Our sole discretion, Your user account on Our website.

If there is any conflict or inconsistency between these Terms and Conditions and any rules, policies or guidelines posted on the Website, these Terms and Conditions will prevail.

SECTION 3 – ON-LINE TERMS

The online sale of products listed on this website is only available to individuals who register with Us and create a user account on the Website (each, a “Registered User”). If you are a Registered User then You agree to the following:

(1) In consideration of Your use of the Website, You represent that You are eighteen years of age (18) or older and are not a person barred from receiving services under the laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada or other applicable jurisdiction. You also agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by any registration form(s) on the Website (the “Registration Data”) and (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If You provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, We have the right to suspend or terminate Your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Website (or any portion thereof).

(2) Registered Users will receive a password and account designation upon completing the Website registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of that password and account and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under Your password or account. You agree to (a) immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of Your password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that You choose to log out from Your account at the end of each session.

(3) As a Registered User of the Website We may, from time to time, email to you publicly available information about relevant products and services.

(4) We may send email communications related to Your registration/membership in order to keep You updated about important changes to these Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy, etc.

SECTION 4 – ACCURACY OF BILLING AND ACCOUNT INFORMATION

We reserve the right to refuse any order you place with us. We may, in our sole discretion, limit or cancel quantities purchased per person, per household or per order. These restrictions may include orders placed by or under the same customer account, the same credit card, and/or orders that use the same billing and/or shipping address. In the event that We make a change to or cancel an order, We may attempt to notify you by contacting the e-mail and/or billing address/phone number provided at the time the order was made. We reserve the right to limit or prohibit orders that, in Our sole judgment, appear to be placed by dealers, re-sellers or distributors.

You agree to provide current, complete and accurate purchase and account information for all purchases made at our store. You agree to promptly update your account and other information, including your email address and credit card numbers and expiration dates, so that we can complete your transactions and contact you as needed.

SECTION 5 – PERSONAL INFORMATION

Your submission of personal information through our website is governed by our Privacy Policy. View our Privacy Policy

SECTION 6 – ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, AND TIMELINESS OF INFORMATION

We do not warrant that product descriptions or other content on our Websites are accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. The material on this site is provided for general information only and should not be relied upon or used as the sole basis for making decisions without consulting primary, more accurate, complete or timelier sources of information. Any reliance on the material on this site is at Your own risk.

This site may contain certain historical information. Historical information, necessarily, is not current and is provided for Your reference only. We reserve the right to modify the contents of this site at any time, but We have no obligation to update any information on our site. You agree that it is Your responsibility to monitor changes to Our site.

SECTION 7 – MODIFICATIONS TO THE SERVICES AND PRICES

Except where noted otherwise, the Price displayed for products on Our Website represents the full retail price listed on the product itself, suggested by the manufacturer or supplier, or estimated in accordance with standard industry practice.

Despite our best efforts, a small number of the items in our catalogue may be miss-priced. If an item’s correct price is higher than our stated price, we will, at Our discretion, either contact You for instructions before shipping or cancel your order and notify you of such cancellation. All prices are subject to change without notice.

SECTION 8 – PRODUCTS OR SERVICES (if applicable)

Certain products or services may be available exclusively online through the website. These products or services may have limited quantities and are subject to return or exchange only according to our Return Policy. View our Return Policy

We have made every effort to display as accurately as possible the images of our products. We cannot guarantee that your computer monitor’s display of any colour will be accurate.

We reserve the right, but are not obligated, to limit the sales of our products or Services to any person, geographic region or jurisdiction. We may exercise this right on a case-by-case basis. We reserve the right to limit the quantities of any products or services that We offer. All descriptions of products or product pricing are subject to change at anytime without notice, at the sole discretion of Us. We reserve the right to discontinue any product at any time. Any offer for any product or service made on this site is void where prohibited.

We do not warrant that the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by You will meet your expectations, or that any errors in the Service will be corrected.

All items purchased from Us are made pursuant to a shipment contract. This means that the risk of loss and title for such items passes to You upon our delivery to the carrier.

SECTION 9 – USER COMMENTS, FEEDBACK and OTHER SUBMISSIONS

By posting Submissions (reviews, stories and testimonials) to any part of the Website, You automatically grant, and You represent and warrant that You have the right to grant, to Us an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, fully paid, worldwide license (with the right to sub-license) to use, modify, copy, publicly perform, publicly display, reformat, translate, excerpt (in whole or in part),distribute, prepare derivative works of or incorporate into other works such Submissions for the purposes of facilitating the display and the display of such Submissions on the Website or the marketing or promotion of the Website, BWH International Studies of Religion Bookstore or other works on the Website (the “Permitted Purposes”) and, in connection with the foregoing, You waive in favour of Us, its licensees, successors and assigns, any and all moral rights You may have in Your Submissions in connection with a Permitted Purpose. Without limiting the foregoing, You acknowledge and agree that all or any portion of Your Submissions may be used, edited, reformatted, copied, saved, reproduced, published, translated, sub-licensed, copied and distributed and/or incorporated by Us into other works in any form, media, or technology now known or hereafter developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such Submissions, without compensation of any kind to You in connection with a Permitted Purpose. When You post Submissions to the Website, You also authorize and direct Us to make such copies thereof as We deem necessary in order to facilitate the posting and storage of the Submissions on the Website.

As between You and Us, subject to the rights, licenses and waivers granted by You to Us in this Agreement, You retain full ownership of all your Submissions and any intellectual property rights associated with Your Submissions. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Us, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and each of their directors, officers, agents, contractors, partners and employees, harmless from and against any loss, liability, threatened or actual claim, demand, damages, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees, arising out of or in connection with any of Your Submissions.

SECTION 10 – THIRD-PARTY LINKS & OPTIONAL TOOLS

The Website contains (or You may be sent through the Website) links to other websites (“Third-Party Sites”) as well as articles, photographs, text, graphics, pictures, designs, music, sound, video, information, applications, software and other content or items belonging to or originating from third parties (the “Third-Party Applications, Software or Content”). Such Third-Party Sites and Third-Party Applications, Software or Content are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy, appropriateness, or completeness by us, and we are not responsible for any Third-Party Sites accessed through the Site or any Third-Party Applications, Software or Content posted on, available through or installed from the Site, including without limitation the content, accuracy, offensiveness, opinions, reliability, privacy practices or other policies of or contained in the Third-Party Sites or the Third-Party Applications, Software or Content. Inclusion of, linking to or permitting the use or installation of any Third-Party Site or any Third-Party Applications, Software or Content does not imply approval or endorsement thereof by Us. If You decide to leave the Website and access the Third-Party Sites or to use or install any Third-Party Applications, Software or Content, You do so at Your own risk and You should be aware that Our terms and policies no longer govern. You should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any site to which You navigate from the Website or relating to any applications You use or install from the Website.

Users posting a link to the Website on a Third-Party Sites must ensure they do not contain any web content that if shared or posted by a User would be a violation of the User conduct rules set forth above. Without limiting the forgoing, Users agree not to post a link to any website that contains, and represent and warrant that any such website does not and will not contain, any content that is infringing, harmful, threatening, unlawful, defamatory, abusive, inflammatory, harassing, vulgar, obscene, lewd, fraudulent, or invasive of privacy or publicity rights or that may expose Us or its Users to any harm or liability of any type.

By including a link to the Website on a Third-Party Site, User automatically grants, and represents and warrants that it has the right to grant, to us an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, fully paid, worldwide license (with the right to sub-license) to use the Website in order to link to, use, copy, publish, stream, publicly perform, publicly display, reformat, translate, excerpt (in whole or in part), summarize, and distribute the content, links and other materials of any kind residing on any web pages on which User places the link.

SECTION 11 – LIMITATIONS and RESTRICTIONS

BWH International Studies of Religion Bookstore, BWH Ministries logos and related words, domain names and logos are trade-marks and the property of BWH International Studies of Religion Bookstore. All other trade-marks, product names and company names or logos cited herein are the property of their respective owners.

The material contained on our Websites, including all portions of the Websites, content, site design, text, graphics, and the selection and arrangement thereof are Copyright by BWH International Studies of Religion Bookstore, except as otherwise expressly provided herein. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

SECTION 12 – GENERAL CONDITIONS

All content on the Website, including but not limited to designs, text, graphics, pictures, video, information, applications, software, music, sound and other files, and their selection and arrangement (the “Site Content”), are the proprietary property of BWH International Studies of Religion Bookstore, its users or its licensor with all rights reserved. No Site Content, other than Your own Submissions that You legally post on the Website, may be modified, copied, distributed, framed, reproduced, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted, transmitted, or sold in any form or by any means, in whole or in part, without Our prior written permission. Provided that You are eligible for use of the Website and subject to these Terms of Use, You are granted a limited license to access the Website and the Site Content and to download or print a copy of any portion of the Site Content to which You have properly gained access solely for Your personal, non-commercial use, provided that You keep all copyright and other proprietary notices intact. Except for Your own Submissions, You may not upload or republish Site Content on any Internet, Intranet or Extranet site or incorporate the information in any other database or compilation, and any other use of the Site Content is strictly prohibited. The foregoing license is subject to these Terms of Use and does not include use of any data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction methods. Any use of the Website or the Site Content other than as specifically authorized herein, without the prior written permission of BWH International Studies of Religion Bookstore, is strictly prohibited and will terminate the license granted herein. Such unauthorized use may also violate applicable laws including without limitation copyright and trade-mark laws and applicable communications regulations and statutes. Unless explicitly stated herein, nothing in these Terms of Use shall be construed as conferring any license to intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication or otherwise. This license is revocable at any time without notice and with or without cause.

SECTION 13 – ERRORS, INACCURACIES AND OMISSIONS

Occasionally there may be information on our Website or in the Service that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions that may relate to product descriptions, pricing, promotions, offers, product shipping charges, transit times and availability. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, and to change or update information or cancel orders if any information in the Service or on any related website is inaccurate at any time without prior notice (including after you have submitted your order).

We undertake no obligation to update, amend or clarify information in the Service or on any related website, including without limitation, pricing information, except as required by law. No specified update or refresh date applied in the Service or on any related website, should be taken to indicate that all information in the Service or on any related website has been modified or updated.

SECTION 14 – PROHIBITED USES

In addition to other prohibitions as set forth in the Terms and Conditions, you are prohibited from using the site or its content: (a) for any unlawful purpose; (b) to solicit others to perform or participate in any unlawful acts; (c) to violate any international, federal, provincial or state regulations, rules, laws, or local ordinances; (d) to infringe upon or violate our intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of others; (e) to harass, abuse, insult, harm, defame, slander, disparage, intimidate, or discriminate based on gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, race, age, national origin, or disability; (f) to submit false or misleading information; (g) to upload or transmit viruses or any other type of malicious code that will or may be used in any way that will affect the functionality or operation of the Service or of any related website, other websites, or the Internet; (h) to collect or track the personal information of others; (i) to spam, phish, pharm, pretext, spider, crawl, or scrape; (j) for any obscene or immoral purpose; or (k) to interfere with or circumvent the security features of the Service or any related website, other websites, or the Internet. We reserve the right to terminate your use of the Service or any related website for violating any of the prohibited uses.

SECTION 15 – SERVICEABILITY

If any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed serviceable from these terms and shall not affect the validity and enforce-ability of any remaining provisions. This Agreement, together with the Privacy Policy and any Additional Terms, is the entire agreement between You and Us relating to the subject matter herein.

SECTION 16 – INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless BWH International Studies of Religion and our parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, officers, directors, agents, contractors, licensor, service providers, subcontractors, suppliers, interns and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third-party due to or arising out of your breach of these Terms and Service or the documents they incorporate by reference, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third-party. This is a comprehensive limitation of liability that applies to all damages of any kind, including (without limitation) compensatory, direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property and claims of third parties.

SECTION 17 – TERMINATION

The obligations and liabilities of the parties incurred prior to the termination date shall survive the termination of this agreement for all purposes.

These Terms and Conditions are effective unless and until terminated by either You or Us. You may terminate these Terms and Conditions at any time by notifying Us that You no longer wish to use our Services, or when You cease using Our site.

If in Our sole judgment You fail, or we suspect that You have failed, to comply with any term or provision of these Terms of Service, We also may terminate this agreement at any time without notice and You will remain liable for all amounts due up to and including the date of termination; and/or accordingly may deny You access to Our Services (or any part thereof).

SECTION 18 – ENTIRE AGREEMENT

The failure of Us to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

These Terms of Service and any policies or operating rules posted by Us on this site or in respect to The Service constitutes the entire agreement and understanding between You and Us and govern Your use of the Service, superseding any prior or contemporaneous agreements, communications and proposals, whether oral or written, between You and Us (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms and Conditions).

Any ambiguities in the interpretation of these Terms and Conditions shall not be construed against the drafting party.

SECTION 19 – CHANGES TO TERMS AND CONDITIONS

You can review the most current version of the Terms and Conditions at any time at this page.

We reserve the right, at Our sole discretion, to update, change or replace any part of these Terms and Conditions by posting updates and changes to our website. It is Your responsibility to check Our Website periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to Our Website or the Service following the posting of any changes to these Terms and Conditions constitutes acceptance of those changes.

SECTION 20 – DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

We do not guarantee, represent or warrant that your use of our service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free.

We do not warrant that the results that may be obtained from the use of the service will be accurate or reliable.

The Website and the information or materials herein are provided on an “as is, where is” basis. We make no representations, warranties or conditions, either express or implied, or arising by statue, usage or trade, custom or otherwise, of any kind with respect to the Website or the site content. BWH International Studies of Religion Bookstore disclaims all representations, warranties and conditions, express or implied, or arising by statute, usage or trade, custom or otherwise, including, but not limited to merchant-ability and fitness for a particular purpose. By using or attempting to use the Website, the user expressly acknowledges that We make no warranties, representations or conditions regarding the site content including but not limited to currency, accuracy or completeness; and as a service to users of the Website BWH International Studies of Religion Bookstore includes links to third-party sites over which We have no control. We provide no endorsement or representation of any kind regarding the products, services, content or appropriateness of content of such third-party sites, and the user hereby irrevocably waives any claim against Us with respect to such third-party sites.

Except where prohibited by applicable law, any claim, dispute or controversy (whether in contract or tort, pursuant to statute or regulation, or otherwise, and whether preexisting, present or future) arising out of or relating to: (a) these Terms of Use; or (b) the relationships which result from these Terms of Use (collectively, the “Claim”) will be referred to and determined by a sole arbitrator (to the exclusion of the courts). Except where prohibited by applicable law, you waive any right you may have to commence or participate in any class action against us related to any Claim and, where applicable, you also agree to opt out of any class proceedings against us.

In any action against us arising from the use of the Website, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover all legal expenses incurred in connection with the action, including but not limited to its costs, both taxable and non-taxable, and reasonable legal fees.

We may assign our rights and obligations under this Agreement. This Agreement will inure to the benefit of our successors, assigns and licensees. The failure of either party to insist upon or enforce the strict performance of the other party with respect to any provision of this Agreement, or to exercise any right under this Agreement, will not be construed as a waiver or relinquishment to any extent of such party’s right to assert or rely upon any such provision or right in that or any other instance; rather, the same will be and will remain in full force and effect.

Please submit inquiries to the Site Policy Manager by email: info@bwhministries.com

Dated: 2014.07.14