User agreement and policies

Terms and Conditions of Use

Churchteams.com, Inc. (Churchteams) provides this Internet Site and application services subject to your compliance with the terms and conditions set forth below. Your continued use of this Site evidences your agreement to them. Please read the following information carefully.

Address and Contact Information
Churchteams.com is a Nebraska corporation.
Our address is:
5656 NW 11th Cir
Lincoln, NE 68521

You may email Churchteams at boyd@churchteams.com.

Mission
Although we function as a business, we see ourselves primarily as a ministry. It is our goal to play our part in Christ’s commission to make disciples of all nations. That means we exist to support churches and ministries committed to Jesus Christ as part of the Trinity come to bridge humanity’s broken relationship with God. As such, we reserve the right to reject or discontinue service to any organization whose purpose or view of Jesus varies from this.

Privacy
Churchteams respects and protects the privacy of our users. The information Churchteams collects for a church or organization belongs to that church or organization.

Information imported or input into the Churchteams database is used solely for the purposes of that church or organization. Any other use requires consent by both the church/organization and individuals within the church/organization.

Organization contact and free trial email addresses may be sent emails from Churchteams relating to new features and services periodically.

Any change to the policy regarding the use of your data will be communicated via both email and U.S. mail to the organization contact person listed in a Churchteams account at least 30 days prior to the change taking place.

Security
At Churchteams protecting your personal information through online security is of the utmost importance. We use Extended Validation SSL/TLS certificates 128 bit encryption is used when accessing the Churchteams application. Nine security levels limit and accessibility to use of personal and group data according to responsibility of individuals within the church/organization. Access within the different security levels can be customized according to the preferences of the church/organization.

Financial information and billing information is collected and used to bill the user for products and services. 

Churchteams takes the security of our applications and data very seriously and institutes a number of measures described below to ensure the security of the servers, applications, and data.

Our web and database servers are hosted by CBeyond Cloud Services / MaximumASP located in Louisville, KY.  Database backups are run daily with hourly backups of the log files to support point in time recovery if needed. Encrypted copies of those backups are stored at MaximumASP as well as offsite for disaster recovery purposes.

Below are links that outline our network security measures.
http://www.maximumasp.com/infrastructure/security/
http://www.maximumasp.com/infrastructure/network/networkDiagram.aspx

For application level security we have a variety of protections in our code against SQL Injection, Cross Site Scripting, directory traversal and other types of application level attacks.

Further questions about security can be emailed to mark@churchteams.com.

Linking To Other Sites
Please remember that when you use a link to go from Churchteams to another web site, including the Amazon.com affiliate bookstore, Christian Book Distributors, and any other links on the site, the Churchteams Privacy Policy is no longer in effect. Your browsing and interaction on any other web site, including any site that has a link on Churchteams, is subject to the rules and policies of that site. We encourage you to read the rules and policies of the sites you visit to further understand their procedures for collecting, using, and disclosing personal information.

Intellectual Property and Use of the Site
All code (including but not limited to HTML, other mark-up languages, and all scripts) within this site are the property of Churchteams. The logic and interactive processes that drive the application may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed in any way. Modification of the materials or use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation of copyright and other proprietary rights. The use of any such material on any other Web site or computer environment is prohibited unless permission is granted from Churchteams. The actual data, data reports, email capabilities and data exports are for the exclusive use of the church/organization to which that data belongs.

Churchteams has made every effort to secure appropriate clearances and licenses for all proprietary intellectual properties used on this Site. If you believe any material on this Site is infringing, please contact Churchteams immediately.

No Warranties
THIS SITE, INCLUDING ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN IT OR ANY SITE-RELATED SERVICE, IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITH NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING (BUT NOT LIMITED TO) THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN PARTICULAR (BUT WITHOUT LIMITATION), Churchteams DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE MATERIALS ON THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES THEM AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. Churchteams DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS IN THE SITE, IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. YOU (AND NOT Churchteams) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION. YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THIS SITE AND ALL SITE-RELATED SERVICES. IN PARTICULAR (BUT WITHOUT LIMITATION), Churchteams IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENT OF ANY SITES THAT MAY BE LINKED TO THIS SITE. THE LINKED SITES ARE FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE ONLY, AND YOU ACCESS THEM AT YOUR OWN RISK.

Although Churchteams attempts to ensure the integrity and accurateness of the Site, it makes no guarantees whatsoever as to the correctness or accuracy of the Site. It is possible that the site could include inaccuracies or errors, and that unauthorized additions, deletions and alternations could be made to the site by third parties. In the event that an inaccuracy or other problem arises, please inform Churchteams so that it can be corrected.

Limitation of Liability
Churchteams and its partners, are neither responsible nor liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, punitive or other damages arising out of or relating in any way to the Site, Site-related services and/or content, or information contained within the Site. Your sole remedy for dissatisfaction with the Site and/or Site-related services is to stop using the Site and/or those services.

Operation
Churchteams reserves the right to withdraw, suspend or discontinue any functionality or features in the Site, including the cessation of all activities associated with the Site.

Pricing, Payments and Service Cancellation
By continuing to use the Churchteams applications, clients agree to fulfill financial obligations for the services as agreed upon when the client signed up. Current pricing for the Service may be obtained by going to the pricing schedule on the site located here. Churchteams reserves the right to change any fees, surcharges, and/or monthly Member fees or to institute new fees at any time.

Should financial obligations not be fulfilled, Churchteams has the right to disable access by that church/organization. Any church/organization desiring to discontinue their subscription to Churchteams should make that intent known by email to Churchteams. Refunds for prepaid services will be given at the sole discretion of Churchteams.