Terms of Service

Welcome to JesusSites Ministry hosting! All we ask in return is that you follow a few simple rules. So please be sure you have read, and understood, these Terms and Conditions. Members who do not follow rules and regulations could find their entire web site removed and/or deleted, possibly without prior notice. The interpretation of these guidelines is at the sole discretion of JesusSites Ministry:

  1. JesusSites Ministry is capable of giving away 100MB of free web space through JesusSites Ministry thanks to the sponsorship of our sponsoring churches and ministries and AHostCo and Ahart Hosting Companies employees. In return, each page that you create using the JesusSites Ministry hosting will have an advertising banner automatically inserted into it (one banner or texted link (Powered by: JesusSites) linking to http://jesussites.org) per page at the bottom of the viewable browser window). You may not remove, resize so as to render invisible or unreadable, or otherwise block any of the banners that JesusSites Ministry inserts onto your web pages Our banner is depicted below:
  2. You must provide a valid email address.
  3. JesusSites Ministry is not responsible for the content of any personal home page, nor do the opinions or ideas expressed in user-generated web pages necessarily reflect those of JesusSites Ministry. The contents of user-generated web pages are not reviewed or censored in any way before they appear on JesusSites Ministry.
  4. You may not set up a "gateway" site on the JesusSites Ministry server(s). A "gateway" site is one which serves only as an entrance to the actual site located on a non-AJesusSites Ministry server(s).
  5. Your page should be in English. Language selection is authorized as long a English is provided.
  6. Your page should be active - that is, it is either receiving 'hits' or is being updated/posted to. Sites that either receive no hits or are not updated over a period of 60 days will be considered 'inactive' and may be removed by JesusSites Ministry to make room for other users
  7. You may not use your web space to provide material, or links to material, that is grossly offensive to the Web community. This includes:
    • Blatant expressions of bigotry, racism, hatred, or profanity.
    • Promotion or display of instructional information supporting illegal activities this includes, but is not limited to, instructions for the building or use of illegal weapons, propagation of "spam" email and/or computer viruses, or any material that infringes the intellectual property rights of third parties.
    • Promotion of physical harm or injury against any group or individual.
  8. You may not password protect any link provided on any of your pages located on the JesusSites Ministry server(s) without providing JesusSites Ministry access.
  9. Your Web Pages may not contain, nor contain links to, any of the following:
    • Child pornography, obscene material, bestiality and pictures that you don't have the right to publish.
    • Hate propaganda.
    • Anything illegal including, but not limited to, illegal software, warez or hacked software, serial numbers, mail fraud, or pyramid schemes.
    • Material insulting, or that could be considered defamatory or libelous, to other persons, institutions or companies.
    • Material that exploits children.
    • Material which attempts to collect personal information about users.
    • Materials infringing the intellectual property rights of third parties (including, but not limited to, trademarks, domain names, personality rights, names of individuals, publicity rights, logos, graphics, designs, films, and music), those which allow the circumvention of revenue rightfully due to a manufacturer for the sale of a product or the disabling of installed copy protected devices, and all other forms of cracker utilities, are strictly forbidden.
  10. You may not use your web space for 'data warehousing' that is, using our space as storage for large files which are only linked from other sites.
  11. You may not use unsolicited email to promote your site.
  12. JesusSites Ministry reserves the right to block or delete any site due to inappropriate behavior by the webmaster towards JesusSites Ministry, its staff or its users, which has been validated on public or private forum.
  13. You may not copy or reproduce any page, image or other content without the express prior consent of the original copyright owner of that content.
  14. By joining JesusSites Ministry you automatically receive our JesusSites Ministry E-News newsletter and occasional special promotions. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter by following the given instructions within the newsletter.
  15. By submitting a web page to JesusSites Ministry or any other web page hosting service on JesusSites Ministry Network, you grant JesusSites Ministry a royalty-free, nonexclusive, worldwide, unrestricted license to use, copy, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, create compilations including, and distribute such web page, and any associated Content, for the limited purposes of publishing and promoting the user's web page in connection with the particular service with which the user has chosen to have the web page hosted and for publishing and promoting such web page elsewhere within the JesusSites Ministry Network. Such license shall apply with respect to any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. This term will extend only for the duration of the user's membership with the particular JesusSites Ministry service. In the event that such membership is terminated, JesusSites Ministry will relinquish all rights to the user's Content following the duration of any applicable promotional activities ongoing at the time the membership is terminated.
  16. If you are 18 years of age or under you may not become a member of JesusSites Ministry! The protection of children's online privacy is very important to the JesusSites Ministry Network. For that reason, it is our policy not to collect or maintain information at our web sites from those we actually know are under 13 and no part of our web sites is structured to attract anyone under 13.

LEGAL TERMS

You, as the author of your pages, take full responsibility for its contents. As the author you state your page contains nothing illegal, obscene, pornographic, degrading or abusive to another person, including pages that promote hate group propaganda and child pornography. As the author, you also state that nothing on your page is copyrighted material and that any links to other servers have been approved by that organization. As the author, you also state that nothing on your page infringes on the intellectual property rights of any third party. You agree that JesusSites Ministry has the right to remove any page it determines, in its sole discretion, has violated these rules to cancel your membership and take against you whatever measures will be deemed appropriate including legal action and disclosing information about you to law enforcement authorities and other interested third parties. Members who are in breach of these rules agree to indemnify and hold harmless JesusSites Ministry for any loss, claim, damage and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising from or in connection with the contents of any personal home pages or of any chat or messages on a bulletin board found to be infringing or illegal. By submitting your pages, you agree to all the above terms.

JesusSites Ministry makes no guarantee as to availability of service. To the fullest extent permissible by law, JesusSites Ministry excludes all liability with respect to accuracy, content or availability of information on its web site. The materials in this site are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. JesusSites Ministry does not warrant that the function contained in the materials available on this website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the servers that make them available are free of viruses or other harmful components. Any merchandise products or services available to users or members from links from this web site are provided by third parties who are not necessarily affiliated or connected with JesusSites Ministry. To the fullest extent permissible by law, JesusSites Ministry excludes all liability under any circumstances (including negligence) for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials on this site. Applicable laws may not apply to all those who access the web site.

By becoming a Member, you agree to all the above terms.