unfoldingWord Terms of Use

Thank you for visiting this unfoldingWord website. This website is provided as a service to you and use of this website constitutes acceptance of its Terms of Use (Terms). These Terms shall govern your use of this website, including all pages within this website (collectively referred as this “Website”). These Terms apply in full force and effect to your use of this Website.

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unfoldingWord reserves the right to make changes or additions to these Terms of Use without prior notice.

Intellectual Property Rights

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Disclaimer

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Limitation of Liability

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You indemnify to the fullest extent unfoldingWord from and against any and all liabilities, costs, demands, causes of action, damages and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) arising out of or in any way related to your breach of any of the provisions of these Terms. 

Severability

If any provision of these Terms is found to be unenforceable or invalid under any applicable law, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Site Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

Jurisdiction

These Terms and your use of the Site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida, and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in Florida for the resolution of any disputes.          

Entire Agreement

These Terms, including any legal notices and disclaimers contained on this Website, constitute the entire agreement between unfoldingWord and you in relation to your use of this Website, and supersede all prior agreements and understandings with respect to the same.

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  • Critical Tools for Courageous Translators

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  • Meesha's Story

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