Last Updated: May 1, 2019
The SonicBiblia® website ("Website") and related services (together with the Website, the "Service"), are operated by SonicBiblia®, Inc. ("SonicBiblia&r;", "Company", "us," or "we"). Access and use of the Service is subject to the following Terms and Conditions of Service ("Terms and Conditions"). By accessing or using any part of the Service, you represent that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions including any future modifications.
Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features which may be added to the Website or the Services, including without limitation, the release of new SonicBiblia&r; services and software, are subject to these Terms and Conditions.
SonicBiblia® reserves the right to update or modify these Terms and Conditions at any time without prior notice. Your use of this web site following any such change constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the terms and conditions as changed. For this reason, we encourage you to review these terms and conditions every time you use this web site. The "Last Updated" legend indicates when they were last changed. If we make any material changes to the Policy, we will post a notice on our Site prior to those changes taking effect.
2. Description of Website and the Service
The Service allows users to (i) listen to Scripture memorization lessons in order to learn verses from the Holy Christian Bible, (ii) revise these verses, (iii) read and listen to the Holy Christian Bible.
We may add, change, remove, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Service at any time without notice. We may also impose limits on certain features and/or restrict access to parts of or all of the Service without notice or liability to you or any third party.
3. Intellectual Property Ownership
The past, present and future content of the Service, including, without limitation, software, graphics, text, images, audio, videos, designs, databases, targeting information, advertising copy, and the trademarks, logos, domain names, trade names, service marks and trade identities; any and all copyright material (including source and object code); and all other materials related to the Properties, including without limitation, the "look and feel" of the Website (collectively, "Content") are protected by applicable copyrights, trademark rights, database rights and other proprietary (including, but not limited to, intellectual property) rights and are the property of SonicBiblia®, its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, or its licensors. Except as expressly set forth in these Terms and Conditions or otherwise expressly granted to you in writing by SonicBiblia®, no rights (either by implication, estoppel or otherwise) in or to the Content are granted to you.
The copying, reproduction, re-arrangement, sale, leasing, renting, lending, distribution, redistribution, modification or adaptation, downloading, side loading, exchanging, creating of derivative works, uploading, posting, transmitting, communication to the public or publication by you, directly or indirectly, of the Content, including the removal or alteration of advertising, except pursuant to the express limited grant of rights hereunder, is strictly prohibited. You agree to abide by any and all additional notices, information or restrictions in respect of the Properties contained in any part of the Website.
Subject to your strict compliance with these Terms and Conditions of Service, SonicBiblia® grants you a limited, personal, non-exclusive, non-commercial, revocable, non-assignable and non-transferable license to:
use the SonicBiblia® client-based software in accordance with its pre-defined functionality only;
listen to scripture memorization lessons and view videos streamed from the Website, read and listen to the Bible and participate in any of the SonicBiblia® community areas;
communicate with other members of the SonicBiblia® community;
Provided that you:
retain and do not alter or tamper with any trademark, copyright and other proprietary or legal notices contained in the original Content or any permitted copy you may make of the Content;
do not insert any code, product or material to manipulate the Content in any way that affects any user's experience;
do not copy or seek to copy or "rip" any audio and/or audio-visual content from the Website or any part of the Service;
do not embed or otherwise exploit the SonicBiblia® product for commercial gain (which includes, for example and without limitation, selling advertising on your site or otherwise monetizing any element of your site which contains the SonicBiblia® brand);
do not use the SonicBiblia® scripture memorization and review system to collect information about our memorization and review process or to develop strategy, guides or other scripture memorization material or a similar service; and
do not copy or download more than 500 consecutive ESV® text verses from the Bible or more than 25% of any one book of the Bible or its equivalent measured in bytes.
SonicBiblia® alone shall be responsible for determining, in its discretion, whether any use of the SonicBiblia® brand constitutes commercial use in each case.
The ESV® Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version®) text may be quoted in written, visual, or electronic form up to and inclusive of five hundred (500) consecutive verses without express written permission of the publisher, provided that the verses quoted do not amount to more than one-half of any one book of the Bible or its equivalent measured in bytes and provided that the verses quoted do not account for twenty-five percent (25%) or more of the total text of the work in which they are quoted.
The ESV® Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version®) text may be quoted for audio use (audio cassettes, CD's, audio television) up to five hundred (500) verses without express written permission of the publisher, provided that the verses quoted do not amount to more than one-half of any one book of the Bible or its equivalent measured in bytes and provided that the verses quoted do not account for twenty-five percent (25%) or more of the total text of the work in which they are quoted.
Notice of copyright must appear as follows on the title page or copyright page of printed works quoting from the ESV, or in a corresponding location when the ESV is quoted in other media:
"Scripture quotations are from the ESV® Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version®), copyright (c) 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved."
When more than one translation is quoted in printed works or another media, the foregoing notice of copyright should begin as follows:
"Unless Otherwise indicated, all Scriptures are from ... [etc.]", or,
"Scripture quotations marked ESV® Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version®) are from . . . [etc.]."
The "ESV" and "English Standard Version" are registered trademarks of Good News Publishers. Use of either trademark beyond the use described in this Permission Notice requires the permission of Good News Publishers.
When quotations from the ESV® Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version®) text are used in non-saleable media, such as church bulletins, orders of services, posters, transparencies, or similar media, a complete copyright notice is not required, but the initials (ESV) must appear at the end of a quotation.
Publication of any commentary or other Biblical reference work produced for commercial sale that uses the ESV® Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version®) must include written permission for the use of the ESV® Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version®) text.
Permission requests that exceed the above guidelines must be directed to: Good News Publishers, Attn: Bible Rights, 1300 Crescent Street, Wheaton, Ill. 60187.
Permission requests for use within the UK and EU that exceed the above guidelines must be directed to: HarperCollins Religious, 77-85 Fulham Palace Road, Hammersmith, London, W6 8JB, England.
The ESV® Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version®) copyright (c) 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. The ESV® text has been reproduced in cooperation with and by permission of Good News Publishers. Unauthorized reproduction of this publication is prohibited. All rights reserved.
This audio production, copyright (c) 2008 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers, contains The Holy Bible, English Standard Version®, copyright (c) 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. The ESV® Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version®) text has been recorded in cooperation with and by permission of Good News Publishers. Unauthorized reproduction of this audio production is prohibited. All rights reserved.
The ESV® Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version®) is adapted from the Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A. All rights reserved.
4. Our Linking Policy
Any web site that links to the Website, widget or other SonicBiblia® services: (a) must not frame, surround, obfuscate or create a browser or border environment around any of the Content of the Website; (b) may link to, but not replicate, the Content; (c) must not imply that SonicBiblia® or the Website are endorsing or sponsoring it or its products, unless SonicBiblia® has given its prior written consent; (d) must not present false information about SonicBiblia® or its products or services; (e) must not use any SonicBiblia® services or trademarks except as expressly permitted in these Terms and Conditions or without the prior written permission from SonicBiblia®; (f) must not contain content that is illegal, obscene or defamatory, or that could be construed as distasteful, offensive or controversial; and (g) must not support, endorse or encourage piracy or the unauthorized exploitation of intellectual property rights. By linking to the Website, you agree that you do and will continue to comply with the above linking requirements.
If you are the operator of a commercial website and would like to include the SonicBiblia® product in your website for commercial purposes, please contact us.
5. Acceptable Use
You will not use the Service to:
Upload, post, e-mail, transmit, display, copy, distribute, promote, or otherwise communicate to the public:
any material that is false, unlawful, threatening, tortious, disparaging (including disparaging of SonicBiblia®, its parent, subsidiaries or affiliates), anything that adversely affects SonicBiblia® such as discouraging any person or entity from advertising with, linking to or supplying SonicBiblia®, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, offensive, pornographic, profane, racist, sexually explicit, ethnically or culturally offensive, indecent, or that promotes violence, racial hatred, terrorism, or illegal acts, or is otherwise objectionable in SonicBiblia®'s sole discretion;information, software, content or other material that violates, plagiarizes, misappropriates or infringes the rights of third parties including, without limitation, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, rights of privacy or publicity, confidential information or any other proprietary right;material of any kind that contains a virus, time bombs, worms, spyware, adware, malware, bots, any automated use of the system, such as scripts, or other harmful component or restricts or inhibits any other user's uninhibited use and enjoyment of the Properties, interferes with, impairs or disrupts the Properties or servers or networks connected to the Properties;information or material of any kind that is false or misleading or that constitutes or contains false or misleading indications of origin or statements of fact, including, without limitation, by forging any TCP/IP packet header, any part of the header information in any transmission to the Website, or otherwise manipulating identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any content transmitted to or from the Website; orany unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, or any other form of solicitation.Encourage, promote, solicit or commit conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, national or international law.Impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;Stalk, abuse, sexually exploit, violently exploit, groom, act violently toward, threaten or otherwise harass another user;Use or attempt to use another's information, account, password, service or system except as expressly permitted;Solicit or collect personal data including telephone numbers, addresses, last names, email addresses, or any other kind of information about users on or through the Website; andUndertake any commercial purpose or activity without the prior written consent of SonicBiblia®.
You represent, warrant and agree that you will comply with the above acceptable use requirements. SonicBiblia® reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate any user's account or take such other action as SonicBiblia® sees fit in relation to any user who breaches SonicBiblia®'s acceptable use policy or any of the other terms set forth herein. In extreme cases or as required by law or regulation, SonicBiblia® reserves the right to take court action and/or report users to the relevant authorities.
Account Creation. In order to use certain features of the Service, you must register for an account ("Account") and provide certain information about yourself as prompted by the account registration form. You agree: (a) to provide accurate, current and complete information about you and/or your organization as requested by SonicBiblia®; (b) to maintain and promptly update any registration information you provide to SonicBiblia®, to keep such information accurate, current and complete. You may delete your Account at any time, for any reason, by following the instructions on the Website. Company may suspend or terminate your Account in accordance with Section 7.
Account Responsibilities. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Account login information and are fully responsible for all use of your Account and for any actions that take place through your Account. You agree to immediately notify Company of any unauthorized use, or suspected unauthorized use of your Account or any other breach of security. Company cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with the above requirements.
In connection with registering for and using the Service, you agree (i) to maintain the confidentiality of your password and other information related to the security of your account; (ii) to maintain and promptly update any registration information you provide to SonicBiblia®, to keep such information accurate, current and complete; and (iii) to be fully responsible
7. Disclaimer of Warranties
THE PROPERTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL CONTENT, SOFTWARE, AND FUNCTIONS MADE AVAILABLE ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH OR SENT FROM THE WEBSITE, ARE PROVIDED "AS IS," "AS AVAILABLE, " AND "WITH ALL FAULTS" TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, SonicBiblia® AND ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTIES OR ENDORSEMENTS OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER (EXPRESS OR IMPLIED) ABOUT: (A) THE PROPERTIES; (B) THE CONTENT AND SOFTWARE ON AND PROVIDED THROUGH THE PROPERTIES; (C) THE FUNCTIONS MADE ACCESSIBLE ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE PROPERTIES; (D) THE MESSAGES, CONTENT AND INFORMATION SENT FROM OR THROUGH THE PROPERTIES BY USERS; (E) ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OFFERED VIA THE WEBSITE OR HYPERTEXT LINKS TO THIRD PARTIES; AND/OR (F) THE TREATMENT OF ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIAL OR DATA TRANSMITTED BY USERS TO THE PROPERTIES; (G) SECURITY ASSOCIATED WITH THE TRANSMISSION OF SENSITIVE INFORMATION THROUGH THE PROPERTIES OR ANY LINKED SITE. SonicBiblia® DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE PROPERTIES, ANY OF THE PROPERTIES' FUNCTIONS OR ANY CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE; THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR THAT THE PROPERTIES OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE THEM AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
SonicBiblia® DOES NOT WARRANT THAT YOUR ACTIVITIES IN CONNECTION WITH OR USE OF THE PROPERTIES IS LAWFUL IN ANY PARTICULAR JURISDICTION AND, IN ANY EVENT, SonicBiblia® SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS SUCH WARRANTIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT BY USING ANY OF THE FEATURES OF THE PROPERTIES, YOU ACT AT YOUR OWN RISK, AND YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOUR ACCESS AND ACTIVITIES ARE LAWFUL IN EVERY JURISDICTION WHERE YOU ACCESS OR USE THE WEBSITE, THE SERVICES OR THE CONTENT.
SonicBiblia®, ITS PARENT, SUBSIDIARIES OR AFFILIATES OR THE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, OR OTHER REPRESENTATIVES OF EACH OF THEM SHALL NOT BE LIABLE IN ANY EVENT FOR THE USE OF THE WEBSITE OR OTHER PROPERTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE CONTENT AND ANY ERRORS CONTAINED THEREIN. WHERE ANY JURISDICTIONS LIMIT OR DO NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED OR OTHER WARRANTIES AS SET OUT ABOVE, THE DISCLAIMER MAY NOT APPLY TO THE EXTENT THE LAW OF SUCH JURISDICTION IS APPLICABLE TO THIS AGREEMENT.
YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE PROPERTIES IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
10. Disclaimers/Limitation of Liability
YOUR USE OF THIS WEB SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, SHALL SonicBiblia®, ITS AFFILIATES OR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT OR INDIRECT LOSSES OR DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEB SITE OR YOUR RELIANCE ON ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THIS WEB SITE. THIS IS A COMPREHENSIVE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY THAT APPLIES TO ALL LOSSES AND DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER, WHETHER DIRECT OR INDIRECT, GENERAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF DATA, REVENUE OR PROFITS. THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY APPLIES WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER BASIS AND EVEN IF AN AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE OF SonicBiblia® OR ITS AFFILIATES HAS BEEN ADVISED OF OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SET FORTH ABOVE, SO THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF ANY PART OF THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS FOUND TO BE INVALID OR UNENFORCEABLE FOR ANY REASON, THEN THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF SonicBiblia® AND/OR ITS AFFILIATES UNDER SUCH CIRCUMSTANCES FOR LIABILITIES THAT OTHERWISE WOULD HAVE BEEN LIMITED SHALL NOT EXCEED ONE HUNDRED ($100.00) DOLLARS.
11. Indemnification of SonicBiblia®
You agree to indemnify, hold harmless, and keep SonicBiblia®, its parents, subsidiaries and affiliates, and their respective owners, officers, managers, members, agents and employees, fully and effectively indemnified with respect to any and all costs, claims, demands, investigations, liabilities, losses, damages, judgments, settlements, costs and expenses, including attorneys' fees arising out of or in connection with these Terms and Conditions, including, without limitation: (a) your use of the Service; (b) your violation of these Terms and Conditions or any law, rule or regulation; or (c) your use of the Content.
12. Governing Law
These Terms and Conditions of Service and the interpretation of these Terms and Conditions of Service shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States of America.
13. Changes to the Properties and the Terms and Conditions of Service
Any other rules, restrictions, guidelines and terms and conditions that may be posted or made available in connection with a particular feature on the Website or Services are incorporated by this reference into these Terms and Conditions for all purposes.
You are solely responsible for compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations in connection with your use of the Properties and the Content, including, without limitation, those governing your transmission or use of any software or data.
You understand and agree that SonicBiblia® will determine your compliance with these Terms and Conditions in its sole discretion. SonicBiblia® reserves the right to restrict, suspend, deny or terminate access to all or part of the Website or any Service and to deny access to any person in its sole discretion without notice or liability of any kind.