Last Updated: January 7, 2013
Welcome to the website for Newman Connection, Inc. (hereinafter “Newman Connection,” “we,” or “us”). We are a non-profit organization dedicated to the mission of uniting Newman Centers in prayer across America, while strengthening the Catholic Faith. We provide a national support structure for Newman Centers to assist individuals in spiritual and physical growth.
I. SCOPE; CHANGES
II. WEBSITE USE
User Account. In order to use certain areas the website, you may be required to login or establish a user account. Your account may be used only by you, and may not be shared with any other individuals or entities. You are strictly prohibited from registering multiple or fake accounts. You are responsible for selecting and maintaining the privacy of your login credentials, and for all activity that occurs under your account. You agree to notify Newman Connection immediately if you suspect any unauthorized use of your account or misuse of your login credentials.
Permitted and Prohibited Activities. The website is made available for your personal, non-commercial use to learn more about Newman Connection and the services we offer, and to interact with us and others in appropriate forums designated by Newman Connection. You may not:
- attempt to gain unauthorized access to any private areas of the website;
- use the website for advertising, promotional or other commercial purposes;
- transmit “junk mail,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” “spam,” or other unsolicited mass mailings or communications;
- use automated means, including but not limited to scripts, spiders, robots, crawlers, or data mining tools, to post content to or download content from the website;
- engage in any activity that disrupts, diminishes the quality of, interferes with the performance of, or impairs the functionality of the website;
- impersonate a representative of Newman Connection or another website user;
- “stalk” or otherwise harass anyone, or contact any user that has not specifically asked to be contacted;
- engage in or promote any activity, or post or transmit any content, that is illegal, threatening, abusive, offensive, obscene, harassing, defamatory, invasive of another’s privacy, or endangering of minors in any way; or
- infringe, misappropriate, or violate the copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents, or other intellectual property or proprietary rights, rights of privacy or publicity, or other rights of any third party, or violate any contractual, fiduciary or other legal duty or obligation.
III. CONTENT GUIDELINES
We are Not Responsible for User Content. Certain areas of the website permit users to submit or “post” questions, feedback and other information (referred to collectively as “content”). We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content posted by users of the website. It is possible that others may post offensive or inappropriate content, and that you may view or be involuntarily exposed to such offensive or inappropriate content. We do not approve of such conduct. However, we shall have no liability in connection therewith. Content is not necessarily reviewed by us prior to posting and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of Newman Connection. We make no representations or warranties, express or implied, as to the content submitted by users, and shall have no obligation to modify or remove inaccurate or inappropriate content.
IV. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
The website may contain links to Internet or mobile sites not owned or operated by us, including to sites featuring organizations, services and news that may be of interest or to pages that we maintain on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter or other social media sites. The inclusion of these links should not be construed as any sort of affiliation, sponsorship, endorsement, or approval. When you access a third party Internet or mobile site, you do so at your own risk. We assume no responsibility or liability for any information, products or services available on or through any third party Internet or mobile site, or for any actions taken by you or others in connection therewith.
V. PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
Newman Connection and its suppliers reserve all right, title and interest in and to the website, including but not limited to all information and compilations of information available on or through the website, as well as any and all domains and sub-domains, the design, layout, graphics, programming code and “look and feel” of the website, the copyrights, trademarks, service marks, and trade dress appurtenant thereto, all goodwill arising therefrom, and all other intellectual property and proprietary rights of any nature throughout the world embodied therein. You may not modify, reproduce, distribute, sell, or create derivative works based upon the website, or post any content from the website to newsgroups, blogs, mailing lists or social networking sites, without our prior written consent.
From time to time, you may provide us with suggestions, comments, ideas or other feedback for the website or the products, services or information featured on the website (“Feedback”). You acknowledge and agree that you relinquish all rights in such Feedback, and that Newman Connection, its successors and assigns shall be free to use, disclose and otherwise commercialize and exploit such Feedback free of any and all claims by or monetary obligations to you or proprietary, confidentiality or other restrictions of any kind, including without limitation for purposes of developing improvements to Newman Connection’s website and services.
VI. COPYRIGHT POLICY
Newman Connection respects the copyrights of third parties. You may not use the website to post, modify, distribute, or reproduce any copyrighted works without authorization or to otherwise infringe the copyrights of a third party. It is our policy to terminate the accounts of users who repeatedly infringe the copyrights of others. If you believe that your copyrighted work has been posted or used on this website in a manner that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our Copyright Agent with written notice containing the following information: (i) a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest that is allegedly infringed; (ii) identification of the copyrighted work (or in the case of multiple works, a representative list of such works) claimed to have been infringed; (iii) identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing, and the location of that material; (iv) your address, telephone number, and email address; (v) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (vi) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate, and that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest that allegedly is infringed. Our Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement may be reached by mail at: Copyright Agent, Newman Connection, Inc., 1901 S Fourth St. Suite 9, Effingham, IL 62401 by phone at: 866.815.2034 by facsimile at: 866.815.2034; Attn: Copyright Agent; or by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
THE WEBSITE, IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, AND ALL USE OF THE WEBSITE IS “AT YOUR OWN RISK.” NEWMAN CONNECTION MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE WEBSITE OR THE PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. NEWMAN CONNECTION DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL BE TRUE, ACCURATE, COMPLETE, UP-TO-DATE, OR FREE FROM VIRUSES, MALICIOUS CODE, TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS OR ALTERATION BY THIRD PARTIES.
VIII. LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY
Last Updated: January 7, 2013
II. HOW WE COLLECT AND USE PERSONAL INFORMATION
Personal Information You Volunteer. We collect any personal information that you provide while visiting or using this website. This may include your name, mailing address, email address, phone number, and other contact information, and any other personal information that you submit when filling out a form, requesting that we contact you, responding to a survey or questionnaire, or otherwise posting or submitting content on this website. This also may include personal information supplied through integration with your user account for social media sites. We use this personal information for the purposes made apparent at the time of collection, as well as to interact and communicate with you, promote our website and services (including through social media), process, acknowledge and solicit donations, and as otherwise required or permitted under applicable law. We also may use and disclose this information In de-identified form for any of the foregoing reasons or for other business or marketing purposes.
Automatic Collection of Information. Certain types of information may be collected automatically when you visit and use the website. For instance, we may collect the URL of the Internet site from which you linked to the website; the type of browser you are using; time and date stamp information; and information regarding your visit to the website. We do not treat this non-personally identifiable information as personal information unless it is combined with your name or other information that personally identifies you.
Cookies. Like many Internet sites, this website may use session-based or persistent “cookies” or other technologies to automatically gather some information about you, and to offer a personalized experience when using this website. We use these technologies to enhance and facilitate use of this website. Some areas of this website may require cookies, and cannot be used without enabling cookies. If you are concerned about cookies stored on your computer, we encourage you to follow your Internet browser’s guidance for deleting cookies after completing a browsing session.
III. HOW WE SHARE PERSONAL INFORMATION
Service Providers. We may share personal information collected through this website with companies that perform services on our behalf, including companies that provide website development, hosting, payment processing and billing services.
Affiliates and Strategic Partners. We may share personal information collected through this website with our affiliated entities and strategic partners, including Newman Centers. These organizations may use the information for the purposes made apparent at the time of collection, to contact you about their organizations, events and offerings, or as otherwise required or permitted under applicable law.
Law Enforcement and Protection. We may disclose your personal information when we believe disclosure is appropriate to comply with the law or respond to a court order or subpoena; to prevent or investigate a possible crime, such as fraud or identity theft; or to protect the rights, property or safety of ourselves or others. We reserve the right to report to appropriate law enforcement, governmental authorities and other third parties any activities that we, in good faith, believe to be harmful or unlawful, with or without providing notice to you.
Business Transfers. All personal information and other content submitted by you through this website is treated as a business asset, and may be transferred by us in connection with a sale or transfer of our business or assets, including as the result of a merger, acquisition, reorganization, dissolution or liquidation.
IV. PRIVACY PRACTICES OF THIRD PARTIES
This website may contain links to Internet or mobile sites not owned or operated by us, including to sites featuring organizations, services and news that may be of interest or to pages that we maintain on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter or other social media sites. You should review the privacy and other policies of other Internet and mobile site providers carefully, as these policies may be different than the policies of this website. We assume no responsibility or liability for any third party Internet or mobile site operator’s privacy practices.
We respect the privacy of children, and we do not knowingly collect or permit submission of personally identifiable information by anyone under 13 years of age. If you are under the age of 13, please do not provide us with any personally identifiable information.
VI. ONLINE SECURITY
We strive to implement reasonable measures for the website to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of any sensitive non-public personal information that is under our control. However, please bear in mind that no website, database or data transmission over the Internet is totally secure, and we cannot guarantee the security of personal information you provide on or through this website.
VIII. CONTACTING US