Terms of use

The following terms and conditions (the “Terms and Conditions”) govern your use of any of the following websites: www.indiegospelalliance.com, www.indiegospelalliance.net, www.indiegospelalliance.org (collectively, the “IGAA Websites”).
Agreement between User and Independent Gospel Artists Alliance (“IGAA”)

The IGAA Websites are owned and operated by Independent Gospel Artists Alliance. Use of the IGAA Websites is offered to you, the user (hereinafter “you”), on the precondition that you accept without modification of the terms, conditions and notices contained herein. Use of the content, services, and/or products presented in any and all areas of the IGAA Websites constitutes your agreement to abide by these Terms and Conditions and the terms and conditions posted in specific areas of those sites. Independent Gospel Artists Alliance may revoke your ability to use any Independent Gospel Artists Alliance Website at any time and for any reason (or no reason).

The IGAA Website Privacy Policy

Your use of the IGAA Websites is subject to the terms and conditions of the IGAA Website Privacy Policy (the “Privacy Policy”) posted at http://www.indiegospelalliance.com/privacy, exactly as if such Privacy Policy were set forth here in full.

Children

Independent Gospel Artists Alliance does not intentionally collect information, including Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”, as described in the Privacy Policy), from children under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian of a child under 13 and you think we have inadvertently collected Personally Identifiable Information from your child, you may instruct us to delete such information by emailing us at: privacy@indiegospelalliance.com.

Copyright and Trademark Notices

All contents of the IGAA Websites are copyrighted: copyright © 2009 Independent Gospel Artists Alliance , PO Box 1407, Waldorf, MD 20604-1407, or have been copyrighted by third-party content providers, and are protected by the copyright laws of the United States and other countries. All rights reserved. Independent Gospel Artists Alliance, and other names of Independent Gospel Artists Alliance products referenced herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of Independent Gospel Artists Alliance. Other trademarks/logos are the property of their respective owners.

The IGAA Websites are for your personal, noncommercial use. If you download any material, you must keep all copyright and other notices intact. The right to use it is not transferable to any other person or entity. If Independent Gospel Artists Alliance now or in the future permits users to establish personal accounts on any IGAA Website, you are (or will be) responsible for all use of your account (under any screen name or password) and for ensuring that all use of the IGAA Websites through your account complies fully with the provisions of this Agreement. You may not modify copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, or other content, software, products or services obtained from the IGAA Websites. In addition, the information may not be taken out of context or presented in an unfair, misleading or discriminatory manner.

Disclaimer

ALL MATERIALS AND SERVICES IN THE IGAA WEBSITES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. THE CONTENT PUBLISHED ON THE IGAA WEBSITES MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS AND INDEPENDENT GOSPEL ARTISTS ALLIANCE UNDERTAKES NO OBLIGATION TO CORRECT THE SAME. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY MADE TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. INDEPENDENT GOSPEL ARTISTS ALLIANCE AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE IGAA WEBSITES AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE. INDEPENDENT GOSPEL ARTISTS ALLIANCE AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS AND, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW, DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE REGARDING THE SUITABILITY OF THE INFORMATION; THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS OR TIMELINESS OF THE CONTENT, SERVICES, PRODUCTS, TEXT, GRAPHICS, LINKS, OR OTHER ITEMS CONTAINED WITHIN THESE SITES, OR THE RESULTS OBTAINED FROM ACCESSING AND USING THESE SITES AND/OR THE CONTENT CONTAINED HEREIN. INDEPENDENT GOSPEL ARTISTS ALLIANCE DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE MATERIALS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE IGAA WEBSITES, INCLUDING THE HARDWARE THAT MAKES THEM AVAILABLE, ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THE USER ASSUMES THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY MAINTENANCE, REPAIR OR CORRECTION.

Use of these sites is at your own risk

These sites may contain advice, opinions and statements of various information providers and content providers. Independent Gospel Artists Alliance does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information provided by any information provider or content provider, or any user of these sites or other person or entity. Reliance upon any such opinion, advice, statement, or other information shall also be at your own risk. You agree that neither Independent Gospel Artists Alliance nor its affiliates, nor any of their respective agents, employees, information providers or content providers shall be liable to you or anyone else for any inaccuracy, error, omission, interruption, timeliness, completeness, deletion, defect, failure of performance, computer virus, communication line failure, alteration of, or use of any content herein, regardless of cause, or for any damages resulting therefrom.

Use of Bulletin Boards, Chat Rooms and Forums

Independent Gospel Artists Alliance does not control or regularly review the messages, information or files delivered to the Guestbooks and/or Bulletin Boards on the IGAA Websites, nor does Independent Gospel Artists Alliance moderate Chat rooms (if any) or Forums (if any). It is a condition of your use of the Guestbooks, Bulletin Boards, Chat Rooms (if any), Forums (if any) (collectively, “Public Areas”) and the IGAA Websites that you do not upload to, post, distribute or transmit to or through these sites any messages, information or materials: (i) that violate or infringe in any way the rights of others, or which are libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, threatening, abusive, unlawful or would otherwise violate any law, or encourage such conduct, or (ii) that, without Independent Gospel Artists Alliance ‘ express prior written consent, contain advertising or any commercial solicitation. It is also a condition of your use of the Public Areas and the IGAA Websites that you not post or transmits any material that contains a virus or other harmful component; restrict or inhibit anyone from using and enjoying the bulletin boards.

Independent Gospel Artists Alliance has no responsibility for the content of any messages, information or materials uploaded, posted, distributed, or transmitted by users of the IGAA Websites, whether via Public Areas or otherwise. However, Independent Gospel Artists Alliance retains the right, but not the obligation in its sole discretion, to monitor, review, edit, delete or refuse to post any third-party content that Independent Gospel Artists Alliance deems to be objectionable and/or in violation of these Terms and Conditions, or for any other reason. Independent Gospel Artists Alliance reserves the right to disclose any information as necessary to comply with any law, regulation or governmental request, as provided for in the Privacy Policy.

By submitting messages, information and material to any Public Area of any IGAA Website, you are granting Independent Gospel Artists Alliance a perpetual royalty-free license to reproduce, edit, modify, publish, transmit and display, transmit, create derivative works from, distribute or perform it in whole or in part or incorporate it in any form, medium or technology now known or later developed.

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Independent Gospel Artists Alliance and all officers, directors, shareholders, employees, authorized representatives and agents form and against all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of any messages, information or materials uploaded, posted, distributed, or transmitted to or though the IGAA Websites by you or through your account or any user ID You may establish.

You agree to (as available) send and receive electronic mail, engage in conferences and chats, download and upload files, and otherwise use the IGAA Websites only as permitted by these Terms and Conditions (as the same may be amended from time to time), any additional policies or procedures published in the IGAA Websites from time to time by Independent Gospel Artists Alliance, and applicable law.

Links to Third-Parties’ Websites

The IGAA Websites may contain links and pointers to websites maintained by third parties. Independent Gospel Artists Alliance does not operate or control in any respect any information, products or services on such third-party websites. Third-party links are included solely for the convenience of users, and do not constitute any endorsement by Independent Gospel Artists Alliance and/or its suppliers. You assume sole responsibility for the use of third-party links, and the disclaimers set forth herein are equally applicable to such third-party websites. Except for such disclaimers, you agree that these Terms and Conditions are not applicable to websites other than the IGAA Websites. You are strongly encouraged to review any third party website’s terms of use and privacy policy.

Third-Party Content

Independent Gospel Artists Alliance is a distributor with regard to content supplied by third-party suppliers and users. Therefore, Independent Gospel Artists Alliance has no more editorial control over such content than a bookstore or newsstand does over the reading materials it sells. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers and users are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not of Independent Gospel Artists Alliance .

Modification

Independent Gospel Artists Alliance shall have the right, at its discretion, to change, modify, add or remove provisions from these Terms and Conditions at any time without notice. Changes shall be effective immediately. You agree to review these Terms and Condition periodically. You agree that subsequent use by you of the IGAA Websites following any such changes shall constitute your acceptance of any such changes. Independent Gospel Artists Alliance shall have the right at any time to change or discontinue any aspect of any IGAA Website, including, but not limited to, the Public Areas, content, hours of availability and equipment needed for access to use

Indemnity/Limitation of Liability

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL INDEPENDENT GOSPEL ARTISTS ALLIANCE, OR ITS AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE IGAA WEBSITES OR THE CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN. YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT INDEPENDENT GOSPEL ARTISTS ALLIANCE IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY CONDUCT OF ANY USER OF THE IGAA WEBSITES.

AS A CONDITION OF USE OF THE IGAA WEBSITES, YOU AGREE TO HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY INDEPENDENT GOSPEL ARTISTS ALLIANCE AND ITS SUPPLIERS FROM AND WITH RESPECT TO ANY AND ALL LIABILITIES, EXPENSES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF CLAIMS RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE IGAA WEBSITES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY CLAIMS ALLEGING FACTS THAT, IF TRUE, WOULD CONSTITUTE A BREACH BY YOU OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY INDEPENDENT GOSPEL ARTISTS ALLIANCE MESSAGES, INFORMATION OR MATERIAL ON ANY OF THE IGAA WEBSITES, OR WITH ANY OF INDEPENDENT GOSPEL ARTISTS ALLIANCE ‘ TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE IGAA WEBSITES.

General

The validity, applicability and interpretation of these Terms and Conditions, is governed by the laws of the State of Virginia. By entering any IGAA Website, each entrant (and if the entrant is under 18 years of age, the entrant’s parent or legal guardian) agrees: (i) to be bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use and IGAA’s Privacy Policy (available for review at: http://www.indiegospelalliance/privacy. Any claims relating to any IGAA website must be resolved in the state or federal courts of Virginia.

Independent Gospel Artists Alliance reserves the right to deny access to the IGAA Websites to anyone at any time.

Service Contact

Contact webmaster@indiegospelalliance.com with questions or concerns regarding the IGAA websites.

Any rights not expressly granted to User herein are reserved to Independent Gospel Artists Alliance.