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For Support questions: yvonprehn@gmail.com

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Yvon Prehn

Effective Church Communications

36 Whitman Ct.

Ventura, CA 93003

To contact Yvon Prehn, email is the best way: yvonprehn@gmail.com

If you need to talk to Yvon Prehn by phone, please make an appointment via email above.


Terms of Service and User Agreement

This Agreement sets out the terms and conditions relating to the online content provided free of charge and content subject to payment that Yvon Prehn, Effective Church Communications (ECC), and content by Bible805 and the Bibleverse will provide to you. It is a bunch of legal content we were advised to use. Though I felt to include it is to do things "decently and in order," you don't have to read every part of it.

I try to do my best, but I will most likely make mistakes and I'm certain to make lots of typos and various small errors. Let's all be kind and do good to each other. If you have a problem, contact me at yvonprehn@gmail.com.


By accessing any of the materials on this site or associated sites and/or signing up for a subscription or purchasing any products on this site means you agree with and will abide by the conditions that follow.


If you use the Site in the course of business or as a church, you are also agreeing to these terms and conditions on behalf of that business or church. If you do not agree with what follows, you shouldn't use the site, sign up for a subscription, or purchase the products.

If the User has any questions they should contact: yvonprehn@gmail.com


Refund Policy: **I want you to be happy with whatever you sign up for or purchase. You will receive a full refund of any product or subscription fee if you contact yvonprehn@gmail.com within 7 days of signing up if you wish to cancel.

**If your subscription is on an automatic, recurring billing, either monthly or yearly, please let me know within a week prior to your next due date if you want to cancel your membership, if you want me to cancel it for you, or if you are going to cancel or not renew. It will cancel automatically if you refuse it or change your credit card.


**If we don't hear from you and you wish to cancel after a recurring billing has been billed and collected, there are no refunds for the current billing, but the recurring billing will be stopped.


** If there is a change of billing information you can correct it on your Payhip Membership page.


If you have any questions, or suggestions for materials on the site or any ways we can help you more effectively communicate the gospel message, please contact: yvonprehn@gmail.com


Services and Fees: ECC, Bible805, and the Bibleverse provide Free and Paid-for Content. We reserve the right to vary the Free and Paid-for Content and do not guarantee that the content provided free of charge will remain free of charge and does not guarantee that the content provided subject to payment will remain a paid-for service.

You must provide ECC, Bible805, or the Bibleverse with complete and accurate payment information. You can pay using a credit or debit card through our processing system. In the event of an unauthorized payment, we reserve the right to suspend or terminate your access to the Site and Paid-for Content. If no payment authorization is received or payment authorization is subsequently canceled, we may immediately terminate or suspend access to any Paid-for Content and/or the Site. We will try to process your request for any Paid-for Content promptly but do not guarantee that the Paid-for Content will be available to you by any specified time. A contract with you for Paid-for Content will come into effect when the Username and Password are issued to you.


Registration, Passwords, and Privacy: The use of the Site signifies your consent to us collecting and using personal information about the User in accordance with the Effective Church Communications Privacy Policy. The User can read the Privacy Policy below. You do not have to register to use the Site in order to access it and enjoy content other than the Paid-for Content. If you wish to access the Paid-for Content you will be asked to provide the Site owner with accurate, complete registration information, including contact details, and it is your responsibility to update and maintain this information. The Site owner is entitled to rely on this information to provide Paid-for Content. You will also be requested to create a Password in a format specified by the Site owner (“the Password”). You shall not disclose the Password to any other person or entity other than the appropriate group as specified by the membership level and shall ensure that the Password remains confidential at all times.


If we have reasonable grounds for believing that you or your organization has misused or is misusing the Password, we may require you or your organization to change the Password or may suspend the use of the access to the Site, including Paid-for Content, until such time as we are satisfied that the security of the Site is no longer compromised by the User’s activities.


Limitations on Use of the Site: All content and services provided by the Site owner belongs to the Site owner who also has been granted use of the materials by either the contributor or the author as in the case of guest contributors.


The Site owner owns all the intellectual property rights in the content and services. The content and services provided are solely for your personal use and you shall not sub-license, distribute, sell, supply, modify, adapt, amend, incorporate, merge, or otherwise alter any content or service provided under this Agreement, other than in the ways stated that you can do so by Yvon Prehn in the sections designed for modifications such as the templates. You may share materials with your church or church communication team, but you cannot charge for them. If you are an organization that provides training for church communicators, or in your churches, you may also make copies for the people in your church or for classes. You may also reprint materials from the websites with proper attribution, but you do not need to ask for permission first to do that. YOU MAY NOT charge anything for this material.


You shall not remove or replicate any logo, copyright or proprietary notices, legends, symbols, labels, watermarks, signatures, or any other like marks affixed to or embedded in the content or services. You shall not carry out any act or omission or permit any act or omission to take place that infringes or is likely to infringe any intellectual property rights owned or used by ECC, Bible805, or the Bibleverse or its contributors or otherwise relating to the Site.


Limitation of Liability and Indemnity: You expressly agree that the use of, and browsing of our sites and online store is at your own risk. Neither the Site owner nor any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering the Sites or products, including Yvon Prehn, Effective Church Communications, Bible805, or the Bibleverse is liable for any direct, incidental, special, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, or inability to use the Site or any linked site or for the cost of procurement of substitute goods or services or resulting from any goods or services purchased or obtained or messages received or transactions entered into through the Site or resulting from any unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, use, data or other intangible property including legal costs and expenses, even if the Site owner has been advised of the possibility of such damages.


You expressly agree that the downloading of any material from the Site is at your own risk. Neither the Site owner nor any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering the Site, including Effective Church Communications, Bible805, the Bibleverse, and all contributors to the site, are liable for any direct, incidental, special, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages resulting from your downloading material from the Site or any linked site, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, use, data or other intangible property including legal costs and expenses, even if the Site owner has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the Site is provided to you “as is” and “as available” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. While ECC will use reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on the Site, we make no warranties or representations as to its accuracy or completeness. ECC, Bible805, and the Bibleverse are not responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the use of such information. ECC, Bible805, and the Bibleverse are not responsible for errors or omissions by contributors, guest authors, or commentators on the site.


The information is provided with the understanding that the information does not constitute any form of advice, recommendation, or arrangement by Yvon Prehn, ECC, Bible805, the Bibleverse or its contributors, or any other party involved in the Site and is not intended to be relied upon by you in making (or refraining from making) any decisions based on such information. You must make your own decisions on whether or not to rely on any information posted on the Site. ECC, Bible805, and the Bibleverse reserve the right to modify information displayed on this Site but it does not make any commitment to update the information displayed on this Site. No party [other than the Site owner] who is involved in the workings of the Site, including Effective Church Communications, Bible805, and the Bibleverse, or its contributors, will at any time be liable or responsible in any way for the content, including Paid-for Content, and information provided on or via the Site and for your use of the Site.


From time to time ECC, Bible805, and the Bibleverse may make available to you links from the site to third-party sites. These sites are not in any way approved, checked, edited, vetted, or endorsed by us and you agree that we shall not be responsible or liable in any way for the content, advertising, or products available from such sites, the quality, functionality, suitability or legality of such sites or for any dealings that you may have, or the consequences of such dealings, with such third party site operators. Any arrangements made between you and any third party named on this site are at your sole risk and responsibility and we expressly disclaim any liability for third party information or opinions posted on this Site or any linked Sites that arises under criminal or civil laws relating to defamation, intellectual property, infringement, privacy, obscenity, or any other area of law.


Indemnity: You agree to indemnify, keep indemnified, defend and hold ECC, Bible805, and the Bibleverse harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, liability, losses, costs, and expenses (including legal fees) (whether or not foreseeable or avoidable) incurred or suffered by any Indemnified Party and any claims or legal proceedings which are brought or threatened arising from your use of, connection with or conduct on the Site or any breach by the User of these terms.


Consequences of Breach of these Terms: In the event that Effective Church Communications, Bible805, or the Bibleverse considers or determines, in their complete discretion, that you have breached, violated, or contravened the Agreement or otherwise demonstrated inappropriate conduct in the use of the Site or the content or services they reserve the absolute right to (a) warn you that you have violated the Agreement and ask you to discontinue such conduct; (b) discontinue your subscription of the site and/or any other related services, including Paid-for Content; and (c) take measures to prevent you from using the Site or linking to the Site.


Proper Law and Jurisdiction: This Agreement and all matters arising from it shall be governed by and construed according to the laws of the United States of America and the state of California. For any disputes other than these, by signing up you and Yvon Prehn, ECC, Bible805, the Bibleverse agree to arbitration conducted by a Christian party and will not pursue any litigation in the civil court system.


Entire Agreement: This Agreement supersedes all prior agreements, arrangements, and undertakings and constitutes the entire agreement relating to the subject matter of this Agreement. You confirm that you have not entered into this Agreement on the basis of any representation that is not expressly incorporated into this Agreement.


Privacy Policy for www.effectivechurchcom.com, Bible805.com, and the sites associated with the Bibleverse (referred collectively as "we" and "us")

We provide various materials including websites, related services on the websites, and links to a storefront for purchasing additional materials all designed to help church communicators create communications that will enable them to fully fulfill the Great Commission. In addition, we provide training to help people grow in their Christian lives and get Bible content into every part of their lives through printables, podcasts, videos, eBooks, and various types of downloads.


By participating in any of these activities you agree, without limitation, to the practices described in this Privacy Policy and also accept, without limitation or qualification, all terms and conditions concerning us, our websites, and contributors. We may at any time revise these terms and conditions. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit them to review the then-current terms and conditions to which you are bound.


Collection of Information

In general, we collect only the information necessary to process your access to the site and the information needed by the services we use to make the site operate. These services may use cookies (small text files that are stored on the hard drives of visitors' computers when they access our Web site) to collect this information, for example, to help store your password.


Use of Information

We may use information collected (such as your email) to inform site visitors or subscribers of resources available for purchase, updates, and updates on the site. Any information of this type will ONLY come from Yvon Prehn. Nothing of any kind or any list or any information in any way will be sold to or shared with another firm for contact or marking purposes.


Disclosure of Information

To repeat, we will not share any of your information with any other party for sales or marketing purposes. The only information that goes to another party (such as the companies that process credit card payments) is what they need to do their job.


We have taken care to work with only the most highly rated and secure financial companies to manage our financial transactions. Our websites maintain current SSL certificates for additional security purposes. All the websites are hosted with a highly reliable, Christian website hosting service.


Security

We have implemented certain physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect from our visitors and subscribers.


However, visitors should consider any electronic communication that they transmit to us (such as data, questions or answers, comments, suggestions, or other communications) to be non-confidential. We will not be liable or responsible if information that belongs to an individual is intercepted and used by an unintended recipient, or is otherwise accessed and used without our written permission. By participating in or visiting our websites, you assume this risk.


Opt-Out Policy

If you have signed up to receive our online newsletter, you may opt out of it at any time. There is a form in every newsletter to do that. If you need help with the opt-out, email yvonprehn@gmail.com and we will take care of it for you.


Third-Party Web Sites

Our Web site provides links to many other sites (products we cover, share, recommend, etc.) which may have privacy policies that differ from our own. We are not responsible for the activities and practices that take place on these websites. Accordingly, we recommend that you review the privacy policy posted on any website that you may access through our Web site. We have NO formal advertising, referral, or affiliate arrangements with any other site and are not responsible for them. This includes www.amazon.com or any other site that sells our products. These are totally different companies and any problems with the purchase of products should be directed to them. Having said that, we will always work hard and help to resolve any problems or issues as we are able.


We do not have an affiliate, marketing, or advertising arrangement with other sites or products. If we mention or link to something, it is because we feel it will be of benefit to you, not for any reciprocal financial arrangement.


Changes To This Privacy Policy

There may be times when we need to amend, modify, remove, or change various aspects of this Privacy Policy, and we reserve the right to do so at our discretion. We recommend that you revisit this Privacy Policy periodically to ensure that you are aware of our current privacy practices. You can be assured that any changes that we make will not be applied retroactively and that we will not materially change how we handle previously collected information without your consent. Your continued use of our services following any changes signifies your acceptance of these changes.


Bottom Line

We respect all our members and will never knowingly or intentionally abuse or compromise the privacy or trust you have in us. Please contact yvonprehn@gmail.com if you have a concern.


In case of dispute

By accessing this site you agree that if there is a dispute that cannot be happily resolved via email that the dispute will be taken to Christian arbitration arranged by Effective Church Communications. Our desire is that all things are done “decently and in order” and in ways pleasing to the Lord Jesus.