LICENSE AND SITE ACCESS The Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America d/b/a Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers (hereinafter “Maryknoll”) grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of this site, but not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it. This license does not include: any resale or commercial use of this site or its contents; any derivative use of this site or its contents; any downloading or copying of information for the benefit of another party; or any use of data mining, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. Neither this site nor any portion of this site may be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without the express written consent of Maryknoll. You may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing Maryknoll’s name or trademarks without the express written consent of Maryknoll. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by Maryknoll. Maryknoll reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, add or remove any portion of these Terms and Conditions of Use or the website, in whole or in part, at any time, without notice or liability.

COPYRIGHT; TRADEMARKS All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, images, audio and video clips and data compilations is the property of Maryknoll or its content suppliers and is protected by the copyright laws. You may print but may not otherwise download the content without the express written consent of Maryknoll, provided that you maintain all copyright and other notices contained in such content. You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to Maryknoll’s home page, so long as the link does not portray Maryknoll in a misleading or otherwise damaging manner. You may not use any Maryknoll logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark independently or as part of any link without Maryknoll’s express written permission. Maryknoll’s trademarks may not be used in connection with any service that is not Maryknoll’s or in any manner that disparages or damages Maryknoll.

Maryknoll respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask that our users do the same. Maryknoll may, when appropriate, remove or disable access to website materials that constitute copyright or trademark infringement or that otherwise violate intellectual property rights, following acceptable notification from any party.

In order to notify Maryknoll of any claimed infringement or violation, please provide: a description of the work or property which may have been infringed; a description of where the infringement appears on our website; the name, address, email address, and telephone number of the owner of such work or property; and a statement signed electronically or physically by the owner or authorized agent of the owner confirming your good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized, and that the information in your notice is accurate to the best of your knowledge, under the penalty of perjury.

Notification of claimed infringements should be forwarded to mkweb@maryknoll.org

YOUR PERSONAL ACCOUNT If you use or interact electronically with this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password, if any, for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You represent, warrant and covenant that you are of the age of majority in your state or country. If you are under the age of majority, you may use our website only with involvement of a parent or guardian. Maryknoll reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts or cancel transactions in its sole discretion. You agree to receive communications from us electronically by e-mail or by posting notices on this site, and that all communications to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

INTERACTION WITH SITE Portions of this site are interactive, and allow visitors to submit forms, make inquiries, post prayers, make donations, purchase products or subscribe to services. Visitors may also respond to blogs, post reviews, messages, comments and other content, and submit suggestions, ideas, comments, or other information, so long as the content is not illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, or otherwise injurious or objectionable to third parties, and does not consist of or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitations, chain letters, mass mailings or any form of “spam.” You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise misrepresent your identity or the origin of any content. Maryknoll reserves the right (but not the obligation) to remove or edit such content, but does not regularly review posted content. If you do post content or submit material, and unless we indicate otherwise, you grant Maryknoll and its associates a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media. You grant Maryknoll and its associates and sub-licensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content. Maryknoll takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any third party. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post, that the content is accurate, that use of any content you supply does not violate this policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity, and that you will indemnify Maryknoll or its associates for all claims resulting from content you supply.


DISPUTES By visiting Maryknoll, you agree that the laws of the state of New York, USA, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Terms and Conditions of Use and any dispute that might arise between you and Maryknoll. Any dispute relating to Maryknoll shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in New York, USA, except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate Maryknoll’s intellectual property rights, Maryknoll may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the state of New York, USA, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. Arbitration under this agreement shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitrator’s award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction.